Tuesday November 13, 2018

Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

Couple died in Yosemite fall while taking selfie

An Indian husband and wife who fell to their deaths from a popular overlook at Yosemite National Park were apparently taking a selfie, the man’s brother said Tuesday.  More…

The vet Pete Davidson mocked joined him on ‘SNL’ last night

Justin Bieber Sideways Burrito Photo Was a Staged Prank

You know that viral photo of Justin Bieber eating a burrito from the side – yeah, that was fake news, courtesy of the same guys who got Will Smith to jump into the Grand Canyon.  More…

CNN’s Jim Acosta is banned from the White House

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta has been denied access to the White House after getting into a heated shouting match with President Donald Trump and pulling a mic away from a female aide at a press conference. A Secret Service agent denied Acosta entry to the White House grounds on Wednesday evening, and revoked his ‘hard pass’, the long-term press pass issued to the White House press corps.  More…

Shaun White apologizes to Special Olympics for ‘insensitive’ Halloween costume

Gold medalist Shaun White issued an apology Monday to the Special Olympics community, after dressing up as special needs character “Simple Jack,” who was featured in 2008’s “Tropic Thunder.”  More…

Kindergartner parties alone after no one shows up to birthday bash

Even free pizza couldn’t attract any pint-size partygoers for a 6-year-old’s birthday. An Arizona mom says none of her son’s kindergarten friends showed up to his birthday party — after she sent 32 invitations to his classmates.  More…

Mom meteorologist wears her 1-year-old to work while reporting weather forecast

A meteorologist is empowering parents after she wore her toddler while reporting the weather forecast. Susie Martin said "I wanted to promote this wonderful tool that’s helped me as a mom and the bonding experience between mother and son," Martin of Minnesota, told "Good Morning America."  More…

Miss America Pageant war against Gretchen Carlson gets ugly

The behind-the-scenes war at Miss America continues to heat up. Page Six has learned that a former board member is trying to set up a legal fund to oust the pageant’s top executives Gretchen Carlson and Regina Hopper. And there’s buzz that at least one state pageant may not send its winner to Miss America next year.  More…

Keira Knightley on Why Her Daughter Can’t Watch Some Disney Films

Keira Knightley said that her 3-year-old daughter, Edie, is banned from watching certain movies made for children. The first banned film that she mentioned is Cinderella. "Because, you know, she waits around for a rich guy to rescue her. Don’t," the actress explained. "Rescue yourself, obviously."  More…

Roseanne Barr tweets after ‘The Conners’ premiere: ‘I ain’t dead, bitches!!!!’

Roseanne Conner may have been killed off — but Roseanne Barr isn’t going to play dead. “I AIN’T DEAD, BITCHES!!!!” she tweeted an hour and a half after the episode, in which Barr’s character, which she had played since the 1980s, was killed off via an accidental opioid overdose.  More…

Hunt for Banksy’s true identity reignited following epic prank

While a packed room full of art lovers watched the bidding climb for the coveted piece Girl With Balloon, it seems its famed but mysterious artist was watching on too. And some are speculating that it was he who remotely triggered a shredder built into the frame of the iconic piece, just as the hammer fell on its $1.4 million sale.  More…

ABC fears The Conners will flop without Roseanne Barr

Top ABC brass may have acted too swiftly by pulling the plug on Roseanne – and they now fear the show’s replacement spin-off will flop without its star. ‘We didn’t think it through properly. What Roseanne did was wrong but we shouldn’t have rushed to fire her.’  More…

School turned blind eye to female students’ false assault allegations

A Pennsylvania high school has come under fire for its handling of false sexual assault allegations brought against a male student by five “mean girls” — who are accused of targeting the teen because they “just don’t like him.”  More…

Ratings: Taylor Swift Can’t Save AMAs From Hitting New All-Time Low

Maybe alienating 50% of her audience isn’t something that is smart or politically correct for Taylor Swift. ABC’s “AMAs” set a new record low in TV ratings on Tuesday, despite Taylor Swift opening the show with a performance and closing it by clutching the evening’s top award.  More…

Meghan Markle’s sister ‘turned away’ by palace security

Meghan Markle’s sister was turned away by security after showing up at Kensington Palace uninvited. Samantha Markle, 53, was locked in an embarrassing stand off with police guards as she tried to visit the Duchess of Sussex after their bitter fall out.  More…