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George Clooney denies helping 'blacklist' 'ER' co-star George Clooney denies helping 'blacklist' 'ER' co-star
- October 16, 2017

She said it was because of Clooney that she was blacklisted from the show after appearing as a regular for three seasons. "I take her at her word. 'Women who dont play the game lose career.' I did (sic)", she wrote. On Friday, Marquez accused actor Eriq La Salle and crew member Terence Nightingall of being "p***y grabbers" and "Anthony, Noah, [and] Julianna" of harassing her about her Mexican heritage. (more...)
The Weinstein Company in talks on possible sale
- October 16, 2017

The deal will help the studio stay afloat in the short term. Before that the Weinsteins founded Miramax, one of the premier independent film studios. Harvey Weinstein was sacked from the film and television studio that bears his name on October 8 after dozens of women came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment and three women accused him of rape. (more...)
Ex-Pussycat Dolls member says group was more like a 'prostitution ring' Ex-Pussycat Dolls member says group was more like a 'prostitution ring'
- October 16, 2017

Meaning sleep with whoever they say", Jones continued. If you dont they have nothing on you to leverage, ' Jones said. Yes, I said leverage. "Correct. Other than Antin, Jones' former group members have yet to speak out about her accusations. Both Pussycat dolls and GRL were founded by choreographer Robin Antin . (more...)
You Won't Lose Comedy Central - Yet. Viacom and Charter Are Still Negotiating
- October 16, 2017

On Twitter, the Spectrum customer support account ( Ask_Spectrum ) is telling customers, " Spectrum is now working with Viacom to reach an agreement that is fair for everyone", but the warning messages are still present on Viacom channels as of Monday morning. (more...)
Diwali 2017: Sneak-peek inside Shilpa Shetty's star-studded Diwali party Diwali 2017: Sneak-peek inside Shilpa Shetty's star-studded Diwali party
- October 16, 2017

We came to know about this warm get together only when Farah posted few pictures on her Instagram account. "At Mannat with old friends and new... @iamsrk @karanjohar @aanandlrai @himanshusharmaa". Rai and writer Himanshu Sharma and actors Sanjay Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor. Shilpa Shetty with Bollywood Celebrities like Salman Khan, David Dhawan, Famous designer Manish Malhotra and her husband Raj Kundra were seen in the party. (more...)
More exciting than Avengers Infinity War? WATCH here — Black Panther TRAILER More exciting than Avengers Infinity War? WATCH here — Black Panther TRAILER
- October 16, 2017

The new trailer is light on plot while being heavy on action, style, and a genuine sense of cool. Boseman made a stellar debut as the character in last year's Captain America: Civil War , and ever since then, fans have been clamoring for more information regarding his solo outing. (more...)
Pregnant Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge makes surprise appearance at Paddington station Pregnant Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge makes surprise appearance at Paddington station
- October 16, 2017

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge , laughs as she arrives to attend a charities forum event at Paddington train station in London on October 16, 2017. But Kate went a step further - actually, a few steps and a twirl - as she danced with the beloved children's character. The royal trio spent time meeting with the children aboard a British pullman vintage train that traversed the English countryside. (more...)
Kim Kardashian still 'f*cked up' from viral cellulite bikini photo on 'KUWTK' Kim Kardashian still 'f*cked up' from viral cellulite bikini photo on 'KUWTK'
- October 16, 2017

It's not like long-distance, 'hey, maybe you should try this?' Everybody is so hands-on that I feel like it will happen within time. However it's only sister Kim whose confirmed her own pregnancy with baby number three. Being that the source was unnamed until Khloe and Tristan have confirmed these rumors, we can not be sure that the baby news is, in fact, real. Will Khloe and Kylie both be mothers soon? Time will only tell if the Kardashian-Jenner sisters are genuinely expecting ... (more...)
Norwich theatres join comedians in paying tribute to stand-up star Sean Hughes Norwich theatres join comedians in paying tribute to stand-up star Sean Hughes
- October 16, 2017

The star, whose parents were from Dublin and Cork, was born in London but grew up in Firhouse in Tallaght. His former-promoter Richard Bucknall told Beyond the Joke: 'He was a pioneering, groundbreaking comedian who changed comedy with that live show'. (more...)
Ed Sheeran hit by vehicle while riding bike, breaks arm Ed Sheeran hit by vehicle while riding bike, breaks arm
- October 16, 2017

It is understood that he is now at an undisclosed hospital awaiting his doctor's prognosis. The singer-songwriter, who released his third album in March 2017, is due to kick off a tour in Asia on 22 October in Taipei. The Castle On The Hill singer shared a picture of his injuries on Instagram and suggested they could affect his upcoming tour dates. His other gigs over the coming weeks include Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, India ... (more...)
#MeToo Floods Social Media With Stories of Harassment and Assault #MeToo Floods Social Media With Stories of Harassment and Assault
- October 16, 2017

Some women simply wrote the two words, while others used it as an opportunity to share stories about their abuse. While all of #Harvey Weinstein's #Sexual Harassment victims are apart of Hollywood or once were, those raising awareness like Milano and Rose McGowan want to ensure that every woman is heard. (more...)
Some 49ers players kneel during national anthem Some 49ers players kneel during national anthem
- October 16, 2017

NFL owners will have their annual fall meeting in NY next Tuesday and Wednesday, and the league has invited the players' union to take part. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is set to meet with the head of the NFL Players Association and team owners in NY next week, where the protests are likely to dominate discussion. (more...)
Meghan Markle reportedly quits Suits, leading to royal engagement rumours Meghan Markle reportedly quits Suits, leading to royal engagement rumours
- October 16, 2017

Actress Meghan Markle has quit the hit TV drama Suits , leading to speculation that a royal wedding to boyfriend Prince Harry is on the way, a United Kingdom paper reports. "Meghan loved playing Rachel and feels she owes so much to Suits ". A royal insider revealed to the publication there are two reasons why the pair will finally dresses the claims in a matter of weeks. (more...)
WWE Touts New Talent Signings As Firsts In Company History, HHH Comments WWE Touts New Talent Signings As Firsts In Company History, HHH Comments
- October 16, 2017

WWE delving into new demographics makes plenty of business sense for the $1.5 billion CT company which has also recently signed several Indian and Chinese athletes in the hope of snaring millions of potential new devotees. Salwar kameez clad Kavita whose videos took internet by storm hails from Haryana. The tournament, named after WWE Hall of Famer and one of the greatest WWE super stars in history, Mae Young, will feature 32 of the top female competitors from around the world participating ... (more...)
IndusInd Bank approves acquisition of Bharat Financial IndusInd Bank approves acquisition of Bharat Financial
- October 16, 2017

Mumbai, Oct. 14: Private lender IndusInd Bank Ltd today agreed to buy Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd (BFIL) in an all-share deal for close to Rs 15,500 crore ($2.4 billion), boosting its presence in microfinance lending and rural banking. (more...)
Happy Death Day takes down Blade Runner 2049 Happy Death Day takes down Blade Runner 2049
- October 16, 2017

One of the reasons the movie was such a hit could be the fact that the trailer of Happy Death Day was played before It, the Stephen King adaptation that has already grossed over $314.9 million in the United States, and $630 million globally . (more...)
Barack and Michelle Obama Select Artists to Paint Their Official Portrait Barack and Michelle Obama Select Artists to Paint Their Official Portrait
- October 16, 2017

The two paintings will be unveiled at the museum in early 2018 and will be added to the Portrait Gallery's permanent collection. President Obama requested his portrait be painted by 40-year-old Wiley, who is from NY. "Both have achieved enormous success as artists, but even more, they make art that reflects the power and potential of portraiture in the 21st century". (more...)
Colin Kaepernick Has Filed A Grievance Against The NFL's Owners For Collusion Colin Kaepernick Has Filed A Grievance Against The NFL's Owners For Collusion
- October 16, 2017

Kaepernick opted out of his contract with San Francisco in March. Last week, CBS Sports reporter Jason La Canfora said that Kaepernick would be willing to go to anywhere to work out for a team and wanted to be judged exclusively on his football ability. (more...)
Macron 'to revoke Harvey Weinstein's Legion of Honour award' Macron 'to revoke Harvey Weinstein's Legion of Honour award'
- October 16, 2017

Macron said in an interview with TF1 television on Sunday that he has "taken steps" to strip Weinstein of the honor over the multiple accusations of sexual assault and harassment now swirling around the Hollywood titan. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades. (more...)
Taylor Swift Fans Share Fun Photos from London Secret Session! Taylor Swift Fans Share Fun Photos from London Secret Session!
- October 16, 2017

A member of Taylor's team then reached out to Lara to explain the singer would be sending her a gift, but on Wednesday, she returned to Instagram and told followers the present was hand delivered by the star herself. The album is the singer's sixth studio album and at the end of the summer, Swift treated fans to the album's first two singles, " Look What You Made Be Do" and " Ready For It ". (more...)
Joe Jonas, Sophie Turner Engaged 'She Said Yes' Joe Jonas, Sophie Turner Engaged 'She Said Yes'
- October 15, 2017

The actress who plays Sansa Stark on " Game of Thrones " and the DNCE front man shared photos of her engagement ring on their Instagram accounts on Sunday. Interested in Game of Thrones? "You do feel like you're living in a fishbowl", she told the publication. "Congratulations you to. You deserve all the love you could ever have". (more...)
Rose McGowan, Asia Argento Slam AmfAR Emcee James Corden For Weinstein Jokes Rose McGowan, Asia Argento Slam AmfAR Emcee James Corden For Weinstein Jokes
- October 15, 2017

James Corden , however, used Weinstein as punchline to a joke as he hosted the annual amfAR gala last night. After a groaning reaction from the crowd, Corden advised anyone who didn't like the joke to leave. As you can tell from the video, the jokes didn't land entirely as planned. James Corden ended the series of jokes by saying: " Harvey Weinstein wanted to come tonight, although he'll settle for whatever potted plant is closest". (more...)
School District Pulls To Kill a Mockingbird From Curriculum School District Pulls To Kill a Mockingbird From Curriculum
- October 15, 2017

Administrators at the Biloxi School District announced early this week they were pulling the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum, saying they received compaints that some of the book's language "makes people uncomfortable". due to the use of the n-word, ' the email said. He is defended by lawyer Atticus Finch, played by Gregory Peck in the 1962 film adaptation. "We can teach the same lesson with other books", he insisted. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway is terrifying as Kellywise the Clown on 'SNL' Kellyanne Conway is terrifying as Kellywise the Clown on 'SNL'
- October 15, 2017

I'll give you insane, crazy quote'. "It's me, Kellyanne Conway ... it's Kellywise the dancing clown..." Kellywise persists, offering the resistant Cooper another quote. While SNL's parodies of Kellyanne Conway as "fame-hungry" can skirt dangerously close to misogynist tropes, this particular skit really worked for me because (1) Kate McKinnon is so brilliant (2) the joke isn't just about Conway. (more...)
Porn publisher offers $10 million bounty for Donald Trump's impeachment Porn publisher offers $10 million bounty for Donald Trump's impeachment
- October 15, 2017

Flynt - who was played by Woody Harrelson in the 1996 biopic, The People vs Larry Flynt - is said to be offering the money in an advert running in today's (Sunday) edition of the Washington Post . Has the business of the United States been compromised to protect the business of the Trump empire? The publisher said he felt it was his "patriotic duty" to help see Mr Trump impeached, and that he fully intends to pay the $10 million sum for damning information. (more...)