Tuesday July 17, 2018

Archive for the ‘Obvious’ Category

Papa John’s stock dips on report that founder John Schnatter used n-word

Papa John’s founder and chairman John Schnatter allegedly made racist comments during a May conference call in which he said “Colonel Sanders called blacks n—–s” and never faced a backlash, according to Forbes, which first reported the incident.  More…

Big butts are out, says celebrity dermatologist

According to a top celebrity dermatologist, big butts may no longer be Hollywood’s hottest trend. “The fad of gigantic butt augmentation is on its way out,” Dr. Harold Lancer told Pret-a-Reporter. “People wanting distortion of their rear end is in its last death throes.” Ironically, among Lancer’s A-list clientele are two stars famous for their round rumps: Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez.  More…

Nearly half of social media users deleted one account in the past year

Social media users are becoming more private. A lack of trust in websites like Twitter and Facebook has prompted 40 percent of people with social media accounts to delete at least one of them in the past year.  More…

Jerry Seinfeld thinks Roseanne Barr shouldn’t have been fired

Jerry Seinfeld has some thoughts about “Roseanne” and its former leading lady Roseanne Barr. “I didn’t see why it was necessary to fire her,” Seinfeld told “Entertainment Tonight.” “Why would you murder someone who’s committing suicide?”  More…

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

The World Health Organization says some obsessive video gamers may really have an addiction. In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said Monday that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental health condition.  More…

Four in 10 people have deleted social media account in the past year

There is a serious lack of trust in social media such as Facebook and Twitter and consumers expect brands that advertise on such platforms to urgently find solutions, according to research published Monday. Privacy concerns and the circulation of fake news are contributing to people’s distrust of content on social platforms.  More…

It’s time for Bill Clinton to take a walk in the Chappaqua woods

It’s 2018. One of the world’s most powerful married men had a 22-year-old intern perform oral sex on him in his office. He’s been accused of sexual assault by three other women. One claims that he exposed himself to her. We know, too, that he lied about his tryst with the intern.  More…

Amazon banning customers for too many returns

Turns out Amazon’s 30-day return policy isn’t so liberal after all. The company has been banning people it claims are sending back too many items.  More…

Karl Lagerfeld, Fashion’s Shock Jock

This is a moment of speaking out and freaking out. And yet there is an exception to the rule. Karl Lagerfeld, the longtime creative director of Chanel and Fendi and founder of a namesake brand, is known to be “the greatest talker in Paris since Oscar Wilde.”  More…

Kris Jenner will sue you for selling out Kardashian family secrets

Kris Jenner doesn’t care if you’re broke: If you cross her or the rest of Kardashians, she will take you to court. Jenner, 62, said that when then-pregnant daughter Kylie told her that she suspected an employee was trying to photograph her in her own home.  More…

NFL owners ban kneeling

NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer, it was announced Wednesday.  More…

Starbucks Customers Fear New Restroom Policy Will Turn Coffee Shop Into ‘Homeless Camp’

Everyone is welcome at your neighborhood Starbucks. This includes just hanging out or using the bathroom. The policy change comes five weeks after two black men who did not purchase anything were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks.  More…

Trump doc says president’s men raided his office after he revealed use of hair growth drug

Three men, including President Trump’s former bodyguard and one of his company’s lawyers, showed up at his Manhattan doctor’s office last year and confiscated the president’s medical records. Dr. Harold Bornstein said the “raid” happened two days after he told a reporter that he had prescribed a hair loss drug for the intricately coiffed commander-in-chief.  More…

Tina Brown wants no part of Charlie Rose’s #MeToo redemption series

Disgraced CBS anchor Charlie Rose is being slated to star in a show where he’ll interview other high-profile men who have also been toppled by #MeToo scandals. Writer and women’s advocate Tina Brown confirmed that she was recently approached to produce a #MeToo atonement series starring Rose, but wants no part of it.  More…

LGBTQ Group Rescinds Award For Joy Reid After Homophobic Blog Posts Revealed

The LGBTQ advocacy group PFLAG National has rescinded Joy Ann Reid’s allyship award in light of Mediaite‘s report on newly unearthed homophobic posts from the MSNBC pundit’s old blog.  More…