Friday October 20, 2017

Archive for the ‘Celebrities’ Category

Vegas security guard was pressured to give interview to Ellen

A Mandalay Bay security guard was pressured to give his first interview about the mass shooting in Las Vegas to Ellen DeGeneres because company bigwigs feared a real journalist would have grilled him about the timeline.  More…

Jane Fonda says she’s not proud of America

Reminiscent of her ‘Hanoi Jane’ days, Jane Fonda made it clear she is not proud of America. During a recent interview with the BBC, Fonda was asked, "Are you proud of America today?" The actress was very quick to reply with a hard "no." "But, I’m proud of the (Trump) resistance," she elaborated.  More…

George Lopez booed off stage after Trump jokes flop

Comic George Lopez was booed off stage at a gala for juvenile diabetes in Denver last week, over an anti-Donald Trump routine that fell flat with the crowd. Trying to recover and sensing the audience turn, Lopez said, “Listen, it’s about the kids .?.?. I apologize for bringing politics to an event. This is America — it still is. So I apologize to your white privilege.”  More…

What will happen to Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion now?

The Playboy Mansion was sold to Hefner’s neighbor Daren Metropoulos of Metropoulos & Co. for $100 million in August 2016. The condition of sale mandated Hefner would live out his days in the plush pad before any renovations would begin by Metropoulos. Under the agreement, Hefner also agreed to pay $1 million a year in rent.  More…

Kate Beckinsale: Weinstein didn’t remember if he assaulted me

Kate Beckinsale said Harvey Weinstein “couldn’t remember if he had assaulted me or not” years after he first met her as a teen in his hotel room. The English actress was just 17 years old when she first met the powerful movie exec at the Savoy Hotel in London.  More…

Derek Jeter: It’s OK if Marlins players want to take a knee

Derek Jeter wouldn’t say whether he would take a knee during the national anthem if he still were playing, but the Marlins’ new co-owner and future Hall of Famer wouldn’t have a problem if one of his players chose to protest social injustice and police brutality by doing so.  More…

Crying Kimmel may not be the morel authority he would have you believe

An emotional Jimmy Kimmel has gotten a lot of attention lately for weighing in on health care and pushing gun control. Here’s a clip of Kimmel playing a game with women on the street where they had to guess what’s in his pants using their hands. He suggested one woman “use two hands” then said “maybe it’d be easier if you put your mouth on it.” NSFW  More…

“I Didn’t Forget”: Actress Hilarie Burton Says Ben Affleck Groped Her

Stars have emerged left and right to condemn Harvey Weinstein in light of his sexual assault and harassment allegations, and Ben Affleck, who had worked with Weinstein on multiple occasions, found himself on the receiving end of some of the heat.  More…

Lindsay Lohan defends Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein has LiLo in his corner. Lindsay Lohan posted a video on Instagram from her bathroom in the United Arab Emirates in which — speaking in a curious Mid-Atlantic accent — she expressed support for the disgraced movie mogul.  More…

Unlike Trump, late-night comedy is quiet on Harvey Weinstein

Give Harvey Weinstein this much: He’s proving that late-night comedians aren’t the nation’s conscience after all. Weinstein’s implosion over alleged sexual misconduct ought to put him squarely in the late-night crosshairs, but Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert and the rest have stayed silent. Did the scandal somehow hit too close to home?  More…

Megyn Kelly is destroying NBC’s morning ratings

The numbers are in, and “Megyn Kelly Today” is dragging down the “Today” show franchise. “Not only are ratings plummeting since Megyn Kelly joined the ‘Today’ franchise, but the numbers show Kelly’s lead-in has also affected Kathie Lee and Hoda Kotb’s show.” Kelly’s hour of “Today” is down 32 percent compared to a year ago. And “Kathie Lee & Hoda” is down 26 percent.  More…

Matt Damon denies trying to get Weinstein exposé killed in 2004

Matt Damon on Tuesday owned up to calling a reporter at the request of Harvey Weinstein more than a decade ago, but insists he wasn’t trying to bury her story — and knew nothing about the movie mogul’s alleged history of sexual misconduct.  More…

Matt Damon & Russell Crowe helped kill 2004 Weinstein story

Matt Damon may soon be forced to comment on the decades of sexual harassment Harvey Weinstein inflicted upon his staff and a number of Hollywood actresses. One day after Sharon Waxman revealed in a post on The Wrap that she had been working on an expose about Weinstein until Damon and actor Russell Crowe called her directly to stop a negative story about Harvey Weinstein in the New York Times, according to the Daily Mail.  More…

Donna Karan defends pal Weinstein, says harassed women ‘may be asking for it’

Fashion designer Donna Karan has come to her pal Harvey Weinstein‘s defense in a bold way – saying sexually harassed women may be “asking for it” by dressing seductively, according to the Daily Mail. The DKNY founder, who is friends with Weinstein’s wife, fashion designer Georgina Chapman, described the couple as “wonderful people,” adding: “Harvey has done some amazing things.”  More…

ESPN finally suspends Jemele Hill for social media ‘violation’

Strike 2. ESPN suspended Jemele Hill on Monday for two weeks “for a second violation of our social media guidelines.” Hill had Tweeted, “This play always works. Change happens when advertisers are impacted. If you feel strongly about Jerry Jones’s statement (to demand his players stand for the national anthem), boycott his advertisers.”  More…