Monday June 24, 2019

Archive for the ‘Scandal’ Category

Lawyer who intervened in Jussie Smollett case refuses subpoena

A former top aide to Michelle Obama refused to be served a subpoena Wednesday related to her contact with Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx in the Jussie Smollett case. The subpoena was issued by former Illinois Appellate Judge Sheila O’Brien as part of her request for a special prosecutor to investigate the Cook County state’s attorney’s handling of Smollett’s criminal case.  More…

‘Empire’ to end after Season 6 with ‘no plans’ to bring Jussie Smollett back

Fox announced that its hit drama “Empire” will end after Season 6 and that there are still no plans to bring back Jussie Smollett’s character. The series recently aired the Season 5 finale after writing the embattled star out of the final episodes. Smollett was accused of faking a hate crime attack against himself in Chicago. He maintained his innocence and the 16 charges against him were ultimately dropped.  More…

Microsoft employees slam $480M HoloLens military contract, refuse to create tech for ‘warfare and oppression’

More than 150 Microsoft employees signed a letter demanding the tech giant cancel a $480 million contract to build a HoloLens for the Pentagon, saying they "refuse to create technology for warfare and oppression."  More…

Chicago seeks $130,000 from Jussie Smollett as actor’s legal team demands apology from mayor, police chief

The city of Chicago delivered a letter to Jussie Smollett’s legal team seeking $130,000 from the actor, a spokesperson for the city law department revealed to Fox News on Thursday, as Smollett’s lawyers demanded an apology from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson for "for dragging an innocent man’s character through the mud."  More…

Flashback: 50 Hollywood Stars Who Accused Trump of Treason, Collusion with Russia

Left-wing Hollywood stars have spent the past two years spreading wild conspiracy theories about President Donald Trump and Russian “collusion,” with a slew of celebrities calling him a “traitor,” a “puppet,” a “thug,” a “urine-lapper” for Putin and predicting that he will be “in chains” soon.  More…

Ex-CIA head Brennan on Trump attacks: I may have relied on ‘bad information’

Former head of the CIA John Brennan admitted on Monday that he may have relied on “bad information” for his relentless attacks on President Trump. Brennan — who once warned that “our Nation’s future is at stake” — told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that he may have been misled on the extent of Trump’s connections to Russia.  More…

Olivia Jade Giannulli blames her parents for ‘ruining her life’

Lori Loughlin‘s internet-famous daughter is fuming at her parents for “ruining her life” by allegedly scamming the YouTube star’s way into college, reports said. Olivia Jade Giannulli, 19, is “really angry with her parents because she told them she did not want to go to college and she was pushed.”  More…

Lauren Sanchez’s brother confirms $200K deal with National Enquirer

Michael Sanchez, the brother of Jeff Bezos’ lover, confirmed that he made a “deal with the devil” and helped the National Enquirer break the sensational story on Bezos and Lauren Sanchez’s extramarital affair.  More…

Lori Loughlin’s daughters drop out of USC college

Lori Loughlin‘s daughters are dropping out of the University of Southern California — because they’re afraid of being bullied over the massive college admissions scam, a report said Thursday. Olivia Jade, 19, and her sister, 20-year-old Isabella, have decided to withdraw from USC days after their parents, “Fuller House” star Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, were charged for allegedly paying the girls’ way into USC.  More…

Hallmark axes Lori Loughlin following college bribery arrest

Hallmark has decided to cut ties with actress Lori Loughlin — the longtime face of its cable channel — following her arrest in the ongoing college bribery scandal. The company distanced itself from Loughlin in a statement on Thursday, saying it was “saddened” by the allegations she’s facing.  More…

Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Olivia Leaves Yacht of USC’s Board of Trustees Chairman

As Lori Loughlin traveled from Vancouver to L.A. Tuesday night to surrender to federal authorities, her daughter, Olivia Jade, spent the night on the yacht of the Chairman of USC’s Board of Trustees. We’ve learned 19-year-old Olivia was on billionaire Rick Caruso’s yacht in the Bahamas. Caruso’s daughter, Gianna, Olivia and several other friends were spending spring break in the area.  More…

Lori Loughlin’s bond set at $1 million after actress arrested in alleged college admissions bribery scam

A day after being fingered in a bombshell college admissions investigation, a judge has ruled that actress Lori Loughlin can be released on a $1 million bond. As part of her bond arrangement, the 54-year-old is being permitted to travel within the continental U.S. as well as British Columbia, where she is currently filming. She will have to surrender her passport in November when her projects are expected to wrap.  More…

Katy Perry ‘Blackface’ Shoe to Be Pulled from Shelves

Katy Perry’s shoe that is under scrutiny for resembling blackface is about to be yanked. Katy’s got a whole shoe line for sale at retailers like Dillard’s and Walmart — and a couple of her designs feature what looks similar to blackface.  More…

TV producer fired over Tom Brady graphic, says ‘it was a little wink’ to Steelers fans

The TV news producer who was fired this week after labeling a chyron: “Known Cheater” underneath footage of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said despite the publicity he’s been getting, most people have recognized it was in jest.  More…

JonBenet Ramsey’s brother settles $750M CBS suit

A $750 million defamation lawsuit filed against CBS by the brother of JonBenet Ramsey has been settled. The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed.  More…