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  • Bill Maher's 'Pedophiles in Hollywood' Remarks Go Viral

    04/24/2024 1:26:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Apr 22, 2024 | Rachel Dobkin
    Comedian Bill Maher's "Kid 'N Prey" segment on Friday went viral on social media after he criticized the child entertainment industry. On Friday's episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher reacted to the recently released documentary Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV, which exposed the sexual abuse and hostile work environment that child actors faced at the hands of adults at Nickelodeon. The comedian posted the segment from his show on X, formerly Twitter, on Friday night with the caption, "It turns out for pedophiles in Hollywood, 'It's A Small World After All.'" It has amassed...
  • Bill Maher rages at Hollywood for putting kids at risk, calls Disney an aphrodisiac for pedophiles and slams Drag Queen Story Hour trend

    04/20/2024 12:31:26 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 36 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 20 2024 | KAMAL SULTAN
    Bill Maher has hit out at Hollywood for putting kids at risk and called Disney an aphrodisiac for pedophiles. The HBO host, 68, used his show Real Time with Bill Maher to talk about child safety and insisted it is 'every adult's job to protect them.' He insisted that Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was not wrong in his attempt to crack down on the 'creepy stuff' at Disney.
  • Netflix’s animated ‘Good Times’ flunks the TV reboot test

    04/18/2024 11:43:15 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/12/24 | Brian Lowry
    After the social-media blowback that greeted the “Good Times” trailer, Netflix opted to premiere the show without making it available to critics. But the animated series that dropped April 12 merely underscores the pitfalls of leveraging a familiar title without a clear reason for doing so, yielding an edgy comedy that likely would have come and gone with scant notice without the weight of that name. In addition to the late Norman Lear – who fared considerably better with a “One Day at a Time” reboot – the roster of producers here includes Seth MacFarlane (“Ted,” “Family Guy”) and...
  • A Hollywood Producer's One-Woman War Against... Sydney Sweeney's Looks?

    04/17/2024 4:27:16 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 25 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 17 Apr 2024 | Stephen Green
    Sydney Sweeney, according to longtime Hollywood producer Carol Baum, "isn't pretty and can't act," and them's fightin' words. The fact is that Sweeney is drop-dead gorgeous. There's a reason that the entertainment industry and its assorted hangers-on plaster her image on every available screen, magazine cover, tweet, etc. In her public appearances — I'll get into her film and TV appearances momentarily — she embodies old-school Hollywood glamor, with her décolletage going all the way out to places where mere mortal women don't even have places. Sweeney's good looks aren't subject to debate. They simply are — and I say...
  • Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck's 15-year-old daughter, formerly Seraphina Rose, debuts new name Fin

    04/10/2024 6:07:32 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 105 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/09/2024 | JOSH BOSWELL
    Wearing a black pantsuit and buzz-cut hairstyle, Fin introduced themselves by their new name before reading a bible verse to the congregation.
  • IATSE and Teamsters Warn of Another Hollywood Strike at Massive Rally: ‘Put Your Helmets On’

    03/03/2024 3:05:40 PM PST · by dynachrome · 22 replies
    Variety ^ | 3-3-24 | Katcy Stephan, Gene Maddaus, Carolyn Giardina
    Hollywood union leaders warned of the possibility of another strike this summer if the studios cannot reach a deal before crew contracts expire on July 31. Speaking to a rally of more than 2,000 crew members on Sunday at Woodley Park in Encino, Sean O’Brien, the president of the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters, said the unions should commit to withhold their labor — and not grant an extension — if a deal is not agreed by the deadline. “We are not afraid to strike,” O’Brien said. “If these greedy corporations — whether it’s Amazon, Netflix, Sony… Disney — if...
  • Hollywood Celebrities Rejoice over Colorado Supreme Court Banning Trump from Ballot: ‘Heroes,’ ‘Miraculous’

    12/20/2023 9:43:52 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/20/2023 | David NG
    Christmas came a few days early for Hollywood stars who are celebrating Colorado’s Supreme Court ruling disqualifying former President Donald Trump from the 2024 presidential ballot. Celebrities including Bette Midler, Rob Reiner, Mia Farrow, and George Takei broke out in festive jubilation over the left-wing court’s thinly veiled act of election interference. Heroes,” Takei gushed, referring to the Colorado court. “Thank you, Colorado!” Midler crowed. “So glad someone has some common sense!” Bravo’s Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi rejoiced.
  • Illegal Migrants Invade Malibu Beaches

    12/01/2023 5:59:24 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/01/2023 | Neil Munro
    A boatful of illegal migrants invaded the elite playground of Malibu, California, where the average home sells for a jaw-dropping price of $3.4 million. ABC7.com reported the landing, which delivered roughly 25 illegal migrants into California: MALIBU, Calif. (KABC) — Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection are investigating a panga boat that sunk off the Malibu coast on Wednesday. The U.S. Coast Guard got a call around 7:30 a.m. regarding the 25-foot-long vessel, which is often a type of boat used by human and drug smugglers. Authorities found a debris field with life jackets and gas cans, but...
  • Hollywood’s Latest Blockbuster Is One Giant Leap Backwards For Mankind

    09/27/2023 6:42:08 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 78 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/26/2023 | GAGE KLIPPER
    "It is about a Mexican immigrant overcoming the obstacles of a racist society to became the first 'migrant farm worker' to go into space."
  • Biden cheers Hollywood writers’ preliminary deal with studios

    09/25/2023 9:12:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/25/2023 | TOBIAS BURNS
    President Biden cheered on a tentative deal reached between striking Hollywood writers and big studios that was first reported on Sunday night. “I applaud the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers for reaching a tentative agreement that will allow writers to return to the important work of telling the stories of our nation, our world – and of all of us,” Biden said in a statement released Monday morning. Writers with the WGA had been striking over access to profits in the form of royalties and residuals for products distributed over online and...
  • Jimmy Kimmel tests Covid positive: Late night host's live event with Colbert, Fallon cancelled

    09/21/2023 8:03:22 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 29 replies
    WION ^ | 9-21-23 | Zeba Khan
    First, it was the dual Hollywood strikes and now it is COVID-19 that is putting a pause on Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, and Stephen Colbert’s plans. The trio happen to be popular late-night show hosts and while their chat shows are currently not in production, they were supposed to do a Strike Force Three live event. It was announced recently by all three. The show currently stands cancelled as Jimmy Kimmel has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement on the X platform, Jimmy posted, “Well, Las Vegas, I got Covid, and sadly, we need to cancel this weekend’s Strike...
  • AOC Joins Actors and Writers on New York Picket Line: “This Is a Fight Against Greed”

    07/24/2023 5:27:50 PM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 7/24/23 | Caitlin Huston
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined the SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America picket lines in New York City on Monday, encouraging workers to keep fighting and taking aim at executives such as Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav and their “insatiable greed.” “While this is a fight against AI, more than AI, this is a fight against greed,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “How many private jets does David Zaslav need? For real. How many private jets do the CEOs need? It is insatiable. It is unacceptable. I do not know how any person can say, ‘I need another $100 million before another person...
  • Writers' Strike Chills Hollywood, (Golden Globes’ Collapse, Dick Clark Fights NBC, Jay's Garage )

    01/13/2008 10:16:21 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 65 replies · 290+ views
    TheStar.com ^ | Jan 13, 2008 04:30 AM | Peter Howell
    With the Golden Globes’ collapse, writers have struck a $75-million blow in their labour dispute, and the Oscars might well be the next casualty. The scribes aren’t celebrating, though, because no one expects this to end soon HOLLYWOOD – As symbols go, there probably isn't a more accurate one for the current crisis in show biz. It's a picture of Oscars host Jon Stewart with his fingers crossed, sheepishly hoping all is well, that adorns the new visitor's brochure of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The brochure was likely printed before the Writers' Guild of America (WGA),...
  • Robert De Niro to Receive SAG Life Achievement Award

    11/13/2019 8:43:23 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 37 replies
    Variety ^ | November 12, 2019 | Dave McNary
    Robert De Niro will be honored with a SAG life achievement award. The legendary actor, who currently stars in Netflix’s “The Irishman” and Warner Bros.’ “Joker,” will receive the performers’ union’s top accolade at the 26th annual SAG Awards on Jan. 19 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The award is given annually to an actor who fosters the “finest ideals of the acting profession.” “Robert De Niro is an actor of extraordinary depth and ability,” said SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris. “The characters he creates captivate our imaginations. From the smoldering inferno of young Vito Corleone to the raging...
  • Hollywood Unions Oppose Bill That Would Slash Arts & Humanities Funding

    07/18/2018 7:13:29 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    Deadline ^ | July 17, 2018 | David Robb
    Hollywood’s unions are “steadfastly” opposing an amendment to a bill pending in Congress that would slash funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities by 15%. The coalition of 12 unions, representing half a million industry workers and artists, includes SAG-AFTRA, the DGA, IATSE, the American Federation of Musicians, Actors’ Equity and the WGA East. The opposition is being spearheaded by the Department of Professional Employees, AFL-CIO, through which many of the unions are affiliated. Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WI) offered the amendment to next year’s Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill. “The...
  • SAG-AFTRA Leaders Claim Progress in Negotiations (writer's strike day 55 - has anyone noticed?)

    06/25/2023 11:54:49 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    My News LA ^ | 6/25/23 | Editor
    Leaders of SAG-AFTRA expressed optimism Saturday that they will achieve a “seminal deal” with studios, networks and streamers to avert an action like the writers’ strike that has nearly shut down scripted production. “We are having an extremely productive negotiations that are laser-focused on all of the crucial issues you told us are most important to you,” SAG-AFTRA National President Fran Drescher said in a video message to members. “We’re standing strong and we’re going to achieve a seminal deal.” Drescher told members she could not release details because “Frankly, it’s very confidential what’s going on in there.” She and...
  • Trump resigns from Screen Actors Guild: ‘I no longer wish to be associated with your union’

    02/04/2021 10:52:08 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4 Feb 21 | Brooke Singman
    EXCLUSIVE: President Trump is resigning from the Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists after they threatened to expel his membership from the union after the Capitol riot -- to which he said, "Who cares!" The former president's letter of resignation Wednesday comes after the SAG-AFTRA board voted "overwhelmingly" that Trump violated the union's membership guidelines in the wake of the Capitol riot. Fox News exclusively obtained the letter sent to SAG President Gabrielle Carteris, slamming the union, the media and news organizations. "I write to you today regarding the so-called Disciplinary Committee hearing aimed at...
  • ONE VOTE-- Medved's Counted Ballot Decertifies Union Local

    09/14/2005 9:38:22 PM PDT · by chuckpez · 2 replies · 420+ views
    The Radio Equalizer- Brian Maloney ^ | September 14th, 2005 | Brian Maloney
    Liberal Seattle news-talk station KIRO and conservative sister KTTH-AM finally have the word from the National Labor Relations Board: they're no longer working in a union shop. And it all came down to one disputed ballot, cast by syndicated talk show host Michael Medved. After a contentious battle led by overnight KIRO talk host Lou Pate, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) was decertified at KIRO and KTTH. Making the fight especially weird: another one of KIRO's evening talk hosts, left-wing extremist Mike Webb, loudly supported the anti-union campaign. Meanwhile, a few conservatives in the building at...
  • Two Actors’ Unions Fight as One Tries for a Deal (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    06/10/2008 5:05:47 AM PDT · by abb · 12 replies · 190+ views
    The New York Times ^ | June 10, 2008 | Michael Cieply
    LOS ANGELES — Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild publicly declared war on a fellow actors’ union at a Monday rally here, increasing the likelihood of new labor strife in an entertainment industry still recovering from a writers’ strike that ended just four months ago. Standing outside the union’s Wilshire Boulevard headquarters, Alan Rosenberg, president of the 120,000-member guild, urged supporters to reject a tentative deal reached last month between the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Hollywood’s production companies. “We are engaged in the battle of our lives,” Mr. Rosenberg told a group that appeared to number...
  • AMPTP Responds To SAG-AFTRA Strike: “Union Has Regrettably Chosen A Path That Will Lead To Financial Hardship For Countless Thousands”

    07/13/2023 2:25:22 PM PDT · by T.B. Yoits · 26 replies
    Deadline.com ^ | 7/13/2023 | Erik Pedersen
    The group representing Hollywood’s studios has responded to SAG-AFTRA’s strike call today. The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers’ statement highlights what it calls “some of the components of the Producers’ offer that SAG-AFTRA has chosen to forgo in favor of a strike.” “A strike is certainly not the outcome we hoped for as studios cannot operate without the performers that bring our TV shows and films to life,” AMPTP said. “The Union has regrettably chosen a path that will lead to financial hardship for countless thousands of people who depend on the industry.” The statement was issued as...