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Virginia AG Says He Wore Blackface as a Tribute to Rappers Like Kurtis Blow

On Wednesday, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring released a statement admitting to wearing blackface at a college party in 1980. According to the statement, Herring…
Maggie Serota / February 6, 2019

The Bullied Trump Child Fell Asleep During the SOTU

Grade school student Joshua Trump seemed to be setting himself up for a lifetime of swirlies and atomic wedgies when he accepted First Lady Melania…
Maggie Serota / February 6, 2019

Velvet Buzzsaw Is One of Netflix’s Strangest and Best Original Movies Yet

Who doesn’t love dark and cynical movies about Los Angeles? If such a person exists, I hope I never meet them. Screenwriter-turned-filmmaker Dan Gilroy has…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 1, 2019

John Mayer’s “The Heart of Life” Will Be Adapted Into a Television Show

John Mayer's Continuum track "The Heart of Life" will be adapted into a television pilot for ABC. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the drama, written by Ben Queen and…
Tosten Burks / January 31, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. Thinks SNL Is Spelled “S&L”

Anyone looking for further proof that the dumbass apple doesn't fall far from the dumbass tree should check out Donald Trump Jr.'s Twitter feed this…
Maggie Serota / January 31, 2019

Ariana Grande Fixes Misspelled Palm Tattoo (Sort Of)

Earlier this week, Ariana Grande commemorated her recent single "7 Rings" with a tattoo of the title in Japanese kanji characters. Individually, the characters 七 and 輪 translate…
Will Gottsegen / January 31, 2019

Celine Dion Biopic The Power of Love Is Coming In 2020

Celine Dion is getting her own biopic thanks to French studio Gaumont. The $23 million music-filled film, The Power of Love, is slated for a…
Rania Aniftos, Billboard / January 30, 2019

Donald Trump Sounded Like a Completely Different Candidate in 2000

In recent days, not one but two potential presidential candidates, presenting themselves as reasonable moderate alternatives to Donald Trump, have come out hard against programs like…
Maggie Serota / January 30, 2019

Ariana Grande Accidentally Gets “Small Charcoal Grill” Tattooed in Japanese on Her Palm

Ariana Grande has a history of impulsive tattoos. In the aftermath of her breakup with Pete Davidson, Grande covered up a ring finger tattoo dedicated to Davidson…
Will Gottsegen / January 30, 2019

The Allegations Against Michael Jackson: A Complete Timeline

There was a time when Michael Jackson was untouchable. After Jackson transitioned away from the Jackson 5 and linked with Quincy Jones for Off the Wall in…
Will Gottsegen / January 30, 2019

Tim Heidecker Releases Another Year In Hell: Collected Songs from 2018 EP

Comedian Tim Heidecker has released the Another Year in Hell: Collected Songs from 2018 EP, his follow up to his 2016 release Too Dumb For Suicide:…
Maggie Serota / January 29, 2019

Roger Stone Allegedly Threatened to Kidnap Witness’s Therapy Dog

Longtime outside Trump adviser and notorious dirty trickster Roger Stone was apprehended by FBI officers on Friday morning, as captured by CNN. The predawn raid followed an…
Maggie Serota / January 25, 2019

Man Who Loves Ozark Signs Production Deal

Fourteen months ago, child actor-turned-pop star Drake told The Hollywood Reporter in a cover story about his new ambitions to get back into film and television that he really…
Tosten Burks / January 24, 2019

Read the Insane Statement Explaining Why Bryan Singer Will Remain Director of Red Sonja

Embattled director Bryan Singer will remain at the helm of the forthcoming Red Sonja reboot despite new accusations of sexual assault, The Hollywood Reporter reports. The…
Maggie Serota / January 24, 2019

Oscars 2019 Nominees: A Star Is Born, Black Panther, Bohemian Rhapsody, More

The nominations for the 2019 Oscars were announced this morning. Black Panther scored a nomination for Best Picture. Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody was nominated…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 22, 2019
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