Thursday April 26, 2018

Archive for the ‘Scandal’ Category

Bush-bashing professor has Fresno State scrambling to keep its donors

A Fresno State professor who called the late Barbara Bush “racist” soon after her death Tuesday, and said she was glad “the witch is dead,” continues to face fallout as donors mull ceasing donations to the institution.  More…

Ted Cruz Grills Mark Zuckerberg in Senate Hearing

The largest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook has been exposed as a fraud

The largest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook is reportedly a fraud — run by a white man in Australia who used it to take in more than $100,000 in donations.  More…

Why millennials will learn nothing from Facebook’s privacy crisis

Last year it seemed Mark Zuckerberg was looking for a way into politics. Now he could be looking for a way out. He told reporters he’d made a “huge mistake” in not prioritizing the protection of user data, but millennials don’t care. Millennials believe that everyone is eventually going to know everything about them anyway.  More…

‘Unsafe to the community’: Facebook takes on pro-Trump Diamond and Silk

The hilarious duo of Diamond and Silk is a danger to society. That’s according to Facebook. The pro-Trump pair posted on the embattled social media platform on Friday night, saying after months of correspondence, they were deemed to be “unsafe to the community.”  More…

Tiger Woods’ Ex-GF Threatened Over NDA

Tiger Woods got his ex-girlfriend Kristin Smith to sign a non-disclosure agreement to make sure she kept her mouth shut about their nuclear breakup … but she wants out of their deal — and now they’re locked in a nasty legal war.  More… 

Dem operatives fume after Hillary disses Trump voters

Democratic operatives have an urgent message for Hillary Clinton: Please shut up and go away. Their fury and frustration were fueled by boasts she made in India over the weekend while hawking her new book, “What Happened,” that “advanced” states with smarter people voted for her.  More…

ESPN president brought down by cocaine extortion plot

John Skipper was forced to resign at ESPN after he was extorted by a person he bought cocaine from. Skipper’s departure from ESPN in December sent shockwaves through the industry, and the abrupt nature of it is now clear. “They threatened me, and I understood immediately that threat put me and my family at risk, and this exposure would put my professional life at risk as well,” Skipper said.  More…

NRA: To every Hollywood phony ‘Time’s Up’-inspired ad targeting celebs amid Oscars

National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch promoted her new television show with a controversial message on Twitter on Sunday. In a video, Loesch calls out "every lying member of the media," "every Hollywood phony," and "the role-model athletes who use their free speech to alter and undermine what our flag represents." She tells them, "Your time is running out."  More…

The #MeToo movement has officially jumped the shark

It’s official. #MeToo has jumped the shark. It happened with Saturday’s brutal, public character assassination of actor Aziz Ansari — a guy who’s laid claim to being one of Hollywood’s good guys. Now, his reputation is in tatters and his career threatened because of a lady who took her time saying “No.” Men — even decent, sensitive, feminist men — be afraid. This could happen to you.  More…

HLN host slams Aziz Ansari’s sexual misconduct accuser

HLN host Ashleigh Banfield has come to Aziz Ansari‘s defense after the comedian was accused of sexual misconduct. Over the weekend, Babe.net published an account from a Brooklyn photographer accusing Ansari, 34, of sexual assault.  More…

NBC orders staff to rat out misbehaving colleagues or be fired

NBC has issued strict new anti-sexual harassment rules to employees. Report any inappropriate relationships in the workplace — and if they fail to do so, they could be fired for covering up for colleagues.  More…

Meryl Streep Targeted By Poster Campaign Saying “She Knew” About Harvey Weinstein’s Misconduct

An anonymous street artist (or artists) have targeted Meryl Streep with a series of posters accusing the actress of lying about her knowledge of movie producer Harvey Weinstein’s long history of sexual misconduct.  More…

Woman congressional candidate drops out of race after sex harassment suit surfaces

A woman running as a Democrat for a Kansas congressional seat quit the race Friday after 12-year-old allegations surfaced that she sexually harassed a male co-worker and then retaliated against him when he shunned her amorous advances.  More…

Lisa Bloom tried to put cash in Trump accusers’ pockets

Attorney Lisa Bloom offered to sell the alleged victims’ stories to TV outlets and wanted to pocket a portion for herself as a commission. She persuaded a donor to pay off one accuser’s mortgage and tried to get a fat six-figure payment for another woman who eventually declined to come forward even after she was offered as much as $750,000.  More…