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  • Fox’s (TV Series) Star: Two White Men Harass Muslim Woman Then Dump BLM Activist Out of Wheelchair

    10/20/2017 7:19:02 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | October 19, 2017 | Alex Parker
    In October 18’s episode of Star, Hollywood continues its audience-repelling strategy of using entertainment as a medium for heavy-handed, left-wing proselytizing. The Fox drama follows main character Alex’s boyfriend, Derek—a Black Lives Matter activist—as he attempts to get out of his funk about being paralyzed and get out of the house. Alex encourages him to attend a Black Lives Matter meeting, because hey, nothing gets one out of one's funk quite like racist, anti-capitalist political activism. Instead, Derek takes a trip to a convenience store in his wheelchair. While shopping, he observes two white racists harassing a Muslim female cashier...
  • Chelsea Handler Will End Her Show to Become an Abortion Activist

    10/20/2017 7:11:36 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 20 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    Comedian Chelsea Handler has ended her Netflix series in order to become more politically active. Handler said on Twitter that she has teamed up with EMILY’s List, an organization that recruits pro-abortion women to run for office, in order to help register people to vote and to campaign for “candidates who are fighting for women’s rights.” Additionally, Handler says that she wants to travel across the country and speak on college campuses in order to “gain a better understanding of our political divide.” She plans on making a documentary with Netflix where she’ll be talking with people from different ethniciities,...
  • Megyn Kelly tries dancing for ratings as her ‘Today’ show continues to falter

    10/20/2017 5:58:29 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 20, 2017 | Travis M. Andrews
    Megyn Kelly’s slot of the “Today” show desperately needs a ratings boost after less than a month on the air. On Thursday, Hoda Kotb, the ever-upbeat popular “Today” host from another hour appeared as a guest. They chatted. They danced. They tried to get the audience on its feet dancing, too. Critics hated the moment. “I’ve never been so embarrassed,” tweeted BuzzFeed News’s Kate Aurthur. “I feel nothing but second-hand embarrassment for Megyn Kelly,” chimed in media critic Ian Miles Cheong. Vulture called the clip “22 nearly unbearable seconds.”
  • Hot Chicken Takeover featured on Megyn Kelly TODAY

    10/20/2017 4:53:50 AM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    NBC ^ | October 19, 2017 | Staff
    Hot Chicken Takeover was on the Megyn Kelly portion of the TODAY show, Thursday morning to talk about the company’s success and business model. “We’re grateful to be able to share our story on a national platform like this,” shares Hot Chicken Takeover’s Founder, Joe DeLoss.
  • ‘I’m Not That Guy,’ Weinstein Blubbered to Employees

    10/19/2017 8:55:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    Harvey Weinstein sobbed and pleaded, “I’m not that guy. I’m not that guy,” to an assistant after the first bombshell article on the movie mogul’s sexual harassment allegations came out, according to a new report. But his employees were the ones weeping when a second huge story came out days later — containing rape accusations and audio of Weinstein admitting to groping a model — as they realized they may have unwittingly enabled the predatory producer, the New Yorker reports. “People were having a wave of retroactive memories,” an unnamed staffer tells the magazine. “Some of the stories were within...
  • Lupita Nyong’o: Weinstein Wanted to Rub Me Down — With His Kids Home

    10/19/2017 7:48:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 19, 2017 | David K. Li VIEW A
    Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o on Thursday accused Harvey Weinstein of making a move on her – that she dodged by giving him a massage to avoid something potentially worse. Back in 2011 when the “12 Years a Slave” actress was still a student at Yale, Nyong’o said she met powerful movie producer at a movie festival and he invited her back to his home in Westport, Connecticut, to allegedly watch a film he had just produced. Fifteen minutes into the film, Weinstein – with his kids at house at the time – allegedly made his creepy move.
  • Desert Rose Band's "She Don't Love Nobody" for Servalan and Avon from Blakes 7

    10/19/2017 3:35:34 PM PDT · by mairdie · 5 replies
    Upbeat and bouncy. Desert Rose Band's "She Don't Love Nobody" for Servalan and Avon from Blakes 7. Servalan was the villainess in the British scifi show, Blakes 7. Incredible costumes and a fondness for Avon, murder and mayhem.
  • Harvey Weinstein Is Done. But What About Lisa Bloom?

    10/19/2017 3:31:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Oct. 19, 2017
    Let's talk about how I can do better,” Lisa Bloom said. It was a Friday morning — the first day the attorney was back in her Woodland Hills law firm following her resignation as Harvey Weinstein’s adviser — and she'd called her staff into a meeting. She wanted to apologize. She told her colleagues she'd made a "colossal mistake" in deciding to represent the Hollywood producer against numerous claims of sexual harassment. That she was sorry for associating the firm with a case that ended up being such a nightmare.​ That she should have known better. Bloom is not often...
  • Model Amy Elmore Shares Harrowing Personal Abuse: “It’s Time To Talk About Sexual Predators In...

    10/19/2017 3:27:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Deadline ^ | October 19, 2017 | Anita Busch
    Model Amy Elmore Shares Harrowing Personal Abuse: “It’s Time To Talk About Sexual Predators In The Modeling Business”Amy Elmore, a model for 29 years, has experienced and witnessed years of the sexual predatory nature of men in positions of power. She was raped at the age of 17 “by a famous musician” and then as a struggling model had to face the realities of the predatory nature of fashion photographers, only to come to Hollywood to find further systemic abuse. Elmore is one of the first models to come forward, following the sexual assault allegations against mogul Harvey Weinstein, to...
  • Pussycat Dolls Deny ‘Prostitution Ring’ Claims by Former Member Kaya Jones (Sean Hannity guest)

    10/19/2017 1:16:22 PM PDT · by drewh · 5 replies
    Washington Times ^ | The Washington Times - Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Jessica Chasmar
    The Pussycat Dolls are now denying claims by former member Kaya Jones that the all-girl musical act operated like a “prostitution ring” and victimized young women. In a series of recent tweets, Ms. Jones, an outspoken conservative and President Trump supporter, joined the chorus of women who have come forward alleging rampant sexual harassment and misconduct in the entertainment industry. “My truth.I wasn’t in a girl group. I was in a prostitution ring.Oh & we happened to sing & be famous. While everyone who owned us made the $,” the 33-year-old pop singer wrote. “How bad was it?people ask-bad enough...
  • ‘Big Guns,’ A Satirical Novel About The Gun Lobby By Former NY Congressman Steve Israel, [tr]

    10/19/2017 1:00:10 PM PDT · by C19fan · 6 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | October 19, 2017 | Anita Busch
    EXCLUSIVE: Indie producer J. Todd Harris and his company, Branded Pictures Entertainment have optioned the motion picture rights to Big Guns, a satirical novel about the gun industry by former New York congressman Steve Israel. The book, which has a street date of April 17, 2018 from Simon & Schuster, is on a fast-track for development, as gun legislation continues to be a galvanizing national issue.
  • Boo 2!’ To Shut Down Expensive ‘Geostorm’ In Crowded Weekend – Box Office Preview

    10/19/2017 12:54:26 PM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | October 18, 2017 | Anthony D'Alessandro
    For a second weekend in a row, a low-budget movie will take out an exorbitantly-budgeted one for the top spot. Lionsgate’s Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, the sequel to last autumn’s surprise hit, is expected to make $20 million-$25 million in a crowded weekend that includes such wide entries as Warner Bros/Skydance Media’s $120M-plus disaster film Geostorm (some say that the movie is way over that figure), Universal/Working Title’s The Snowman, Sony/Black Label Media’s forest firefighter movie Only the Brave, and PureFlix/Paramount’s faith-based title Same Kind of Different as Me.
  • Watch How Harvey Weinstein Was the Most Thanked Man In Hollywood (Forfeit Oscar)

    10/19/2017 10:15:26 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 7 replies
    WOR (Mark Simone) ^ | 10/18/2017 | Staff
    Watch How Harvey Weinstein Was the Most Thanked Man In Hollywood
  • Woman claims 'American Horror Story' inspired her to murder grandfather

    10/19/2017 4:06:51 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/18/2017 | Mary Figeurs Stallings
    An Australian woman who stabbed and killed her grandfather claimed that the TV show “American Horror Story” inspired her to commit the crime, The New York Times reported. In August 2016, Brittney Jade Dwyer, 20, murdered her 81-year-old grandfather, Robert Whitwell, in his Craigmore home. Dwyer and her friend Bernadette Burns, 22, traveled to Whitwell’s home in Adelaide with plans to steal his lifesavings. The two promised to do “whatever was necessary” to get their hands on the money. The girls arrived at Whitwell’s home at 11 a.m. Burns waited in the car while Dwyer entered the house with a...
  • Chelsea Handler’s Netflix Talk Show To End After 2 Seasons; Comedian Sets Documentary

    10/18/2017 4:11:37 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 20 replies
    Deadline ^ | Nellie Andreeva
    Chelsea Handler just announced on Facebook that she will not be returning for another season of Chelsea, her weekly Netflix talk show. Handler said she is planning to focus on activism, write a book and partner with Netflix on an original documentary that highlights her perspective on the current political climate. Chelsea marked Netflix’s foray into the comedy talk show arena. New half-hour episodes were released three times a week in Season 1 before Handler switched to an hourlong weekly show format in the current second season. The show developed a following as Handler’s fans found her on the new...
  • Director Kevin Smith says he’ll donate Weinstein residuals

    10/18/2017 2:41:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | October 18, 2017 | Bethonie Butler
    Director Kevin Smith said that he will donate future residuals from his films that were produced or distributed by Harvey Weinstein to Women in Film, a nonprofit organization supporting female filmmakers. Smith, who has directed many films with Weinstein connections, including “Mallrats,” “Chasing Amy” and his 1994 directorial debut “Clerks,” got emotional while speaking about the allegations against the veteran Hollywood producer during the recent edition of his podcast, “Hollywood Babble-On.” “My entire career is tied up with the man. Everything I did in the beginning has his name on it,” Smith said, adding that he “spent many years lionizing...
  • Roger Daltry's "Waiting for a Friend" for Bodie and Doyle in "The Professionals"

    10/18/2017 12:13:10 PM PDT · by mairdie · 11 replies
    Fast-paced and fun. Roger Daltry's "Waiting for a Friend" for Bodie and Doyle in "The Professionals." If funny is more your style, try Tom Lehrer's "Hunting Song" for spymaster Cowley, known as "The Cow."
  • Charlyne Yi Accuses David Cross of Racist Behavior

    10/18/2017 12:09:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 18, 2017 | Jessica Sager
    Comedian and writer Charlyne Yi accused David Cross of directing racist comments towards her — but he has no recollection of the incident. “I think about the first time I met David Cross ten years ago & he made fun of my pants (that were tattered because I was poor),” Yi, 31, tweeted Sunday. “Dumbfounded I stared at him speechless and he said to me ‘what’s a matter? You don’t speak English?? Ching-chong-ching-chong.'” “Then after he saw I was offended he asked me if I was going to fight with him karate in a southern accent,” she continued. “Then a...
  • Courtesans on the Casting Couch

    10/18/2017 11:12:34 AM PDT · by arthurus · 51 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 17 october, 2017 | Baron Bodissey
    I use the word “courtesans” advisedly. The numerous young women whom Harvey Weinstein allegedly bedded are generally painted as unfortunate and unwilling victims of a sexual predator, but this is hardly the case. These women were over the age of consent. They were not mentally incapacitated. The man they decided to sleep with was not their a professor in their college course, nor a priest in their parish church, nor a judge before whom they appeared in court. They were free agents, and he was a man who was in a position to provide something that they earnestly desired. Mr....
  • Game Of Thrones star Lena Headey makes Harvey Weinstein accusation

    10/17/2017 8:42:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    ITV ^ | 18 October 2017
    Game Of Thrones star Lena Headey has claimed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was "furious" after she rejected his advances. The British actress, who plays Cersei Lannister in the HBO show, detailed meetings between herself and Weinstein in which he allegedly made "suggestive" comments and left her in tears. Headey is the latest in a growing list of women to make accusations against the producer. Headey joins a list of celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Cara Delevingne, Rose McGowan, Alice Evans and Sophie Dix who have spoken out against Weinstein's conduct. In a series of posts on Twitter, she told...