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Outrageous reason Ashley was forced to skip Met Gala Outrageous reason Ashley was forced to skip Met Gala
- August 08, 2017

She knew that wasn't the case, however, but the fact that she was not sample size did mean that any designer willing to dress her would have to make her something instead of just sending her out in something that walked the runway. In an interview with The Cut , Ashley talks about the ups and downs of being a plus-sized model . I'm the one living this life! "I know I'm on this pedestal because of white privilege". (more...)
WWE Announces Injury To Scott Dawson, Surgery Likely Required WWE Announces Injury To Scott Dawson, Surgery Likely Required
- August 08, 2017

The Revival were programmed with Raw Tag Team Champions Cesaro & Sheamus on this weekend's house show tour. The Revival debuted on Raw during the Superstar Shake-up a few months ago, but so far their main roster run has been anything but a smooth ride. (more...)
Manhunt underway: 'Dangerous' Ohio inmate escapes by forcing crash Manhunt underway: 'Dangerous' Ohio inmate escapes by forcing crash
- August 08, 2017

Landers. The escape occurred at about noon Friday near the intersection of roads 133 and 176, roughly six miles northeast of Paulding. According to Landers, Powell was in leg shackles and in handcuffs secured to a belly belt when he jumped over the seat and put the deputy in a headlock, causing the van to crash into a ditch. (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence's 'mother!' Gets a Terrifying First Trailer Jennifer Lawrence's 'mother!' Gets a Terrifying First Trailer
- August 08, 2017

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. (more...)
Dramatic rescue of man trapped by floodwaters caught on camera Dramatic rescue of man trapped by floodwaters caught on camera
- August 08, 2017

Severe flooding has hit a city in south-central Texas this week with fire crews kept busy rescuing people from trapped cars in rising floodwaters. Firefighters extended their ladders as far as they could go to reach the man who got caught trying to drive through high rushing water. (more...)
Bayley Ruled out for WWE SummerSlam 2017 with Shoulder Injury Bayley Ruled out for WWE SummerSlam 2017 with Shoulder Injury
- August 08, 2017

With WWE confirming Bayley's injury earlier today, it's fair to assume that these match will help to choose a new #1 contender for the RAW Women's Championship. Tonight's slug fest saw tables smashed and LED screens dented, but nothing was more remarkable than Braun Strowman launching a rolling chair into Roman Reigns' face. (more...)
US Report on Drastic Climate Impact Awaits Trump Approval
- August 08, 2017

At least one government scientist who worked on the report said he and others are anxious the Trump administration will suppress the findings, according to The Times . "The United States supports a balanced approach to climate policy that lowers emissions while promoting economic growth and ensuring energy security", the State Department said in a statement to reporters announcing the UN notification. (more...)
Daniel Craig signs deal to reprise Bond role for two more movies Daniel Craig signs deal to reprise Bond role for two more movies
- August 08, 2017

If this report is correct, Craig will pass Moore's 12 years in the role with Bond 25 , though even two more movies would leave him one short of Moore's seven. 'The script is almost ready for the 25th film, provisionally titled Shatterhand and scheduled to be released in November 2019 , so there is no time to waste on getting Daniel locked in. (more...)
Sinead O'Connor says she's suicidal while living in South Hackensack hotel Sinead O'Connor says she's suicidal while living in South Hackensack hotel
- August 08, 2017

I'm all by myself and there's absolutely nobody in my life except my doctor, my psychiatrist, the sweetest man on Earth who says I'm his hero", said O'Connor. The video ended with O'Connor begging viewers to take care of their loved ones suffering from mental illnesses, and to get to know those in their local psychiatric facilities. (more...)
Padma Lakshmi Host Of Top Chef Testifies In Extortion Case Padma Lakshmi Host Of Top Chef Testifies In Extortion Case
- August 08, 2017

According to a trial brief filed by prosecutors last month, the group of Teamsters picketed the Top Chef set at Steel & Rye restaurant in Milton on June 10, 2014, as they had at several other filming locations that month. "I don't remember the words he used, except for scab ", said Simmons, noting that the only reason she remembered that word was because at the time, she did not know it was a slur for a non-union worker who takes a union worker's job. (more...)
RIP Haruo Nakajima, the original man in the Godzilla suit RIP Haruo Nakajima, the original man in the Godzilla suit
- August 08, 2017

Sadly, at the age of 88, Mr. Nakajima has passed away, leaving behind a legacy that is untouchable by anything modern Hollywood could possibly conjure up. Serving as the principal suit actor under the direction of Toho's visual effects director, Eiji Tsuburaya, for some 24 years - while playing Godzilla in 12 movies straight - Nakajima retired from suit acting after completing work on Godzilla vs. (more...)
'Thrones' Foreshadows Romance Between Jon Snow & the Dragon Queen 'Thrones' Foreshadows Romance Between Jon Snow & the Dragon Queen
- August 08, 2017

Despite the fact that the two have the same Targaryen blood running through their veins, Daenerys and Jon Snow didn't exactly see eye-to-eye on last week's episode titled, "The Queen's Justice". After passing through the caves, Jon brought Dany to a section filled with paintings that seemed to depict the War for the Dawn - a legendary conflict in George R.R. (more...)
Rachel Lindsay delivers final rose on 'Bachelorette' finale Rachel Lindsay delivers final rose on 'Bachelorette' finale
- August 08, 2017

I just want to tell you that I love you , and I can't imagine spending my life without you . Here's all the information you need, to guarantee you don't miss a minute of the drama! If you need some clues about Rachel's choice, here's what she's said about the victor in the past. (more...)
Singing about Jon Snow is the happiest thing in Westeros Singing about Jon Snow is the happiest thing in Westeros
- August 08, 2017

Last night's Game of Thrones continues to raise the bar for what we can expect from the show, giving us an episode full of heart and drama but also heart-pounding action. "I noticed you staring at her 'good heart, '" came the witty reply. This post has spoilers for Season 7 Episodes 3 and 4 . Jon and Daenerys are forced to be closer to each other while passing through the narrow passageways of the cave, causing things to get more intimate. (more...)
Scaramucci's White House Stint May Cost Him $7.5 Million Scaramucci's White House Stint May Cost Him $7.5 Million
- August 08, 2017

Priebus resigned shortly after this on July 28. Anthony Scaramucci has dismissed his foul-mouthed tirade to the New Yorker in which he called Reince Priebus a "f****** paranoid schizophrenic" as "a joke ". "I'm not trying to build my own brand off the fucking strength of the president". Lizza revealed that he received the phone call at his home at 10.30pm and that, when it ended, he immediately downloaded the audio and titled it "Insane Scaramucci Interview". (more...)
Game of Throws! Cape is Ikea rug Game of Throws! Cape is Ikea rug
- August 08, 2017

On Game of Thrones , members of the Night's Watch are seen as a band of misfits who fight nobly, protect Westeros from white walkers, and apparently go shopping at big-box furniture stores. 'For instance, here, the way the weight affected his gait. "These capes are actually Ikea rugs", she confessed, "A bit of a trick". 'We take anything we can, ' she added. (more...)
Design Company Uses Swastika to Promote 'Love and Peace' Design Company Uses Swastika to Promote 'Love and Peace'
- August 08, 2017

Needless to say, Nazis and neo-Nazis are rabidly anti-gay. The swastika, which means well-being in Sanskrit, had been used for at least 4,000 years across many cultures before it was co-opted in the 1930s by Adolf Hitler and used on the Nazi flag. (more...)
'Game of Thrones': What Is Eastwatch? [Plot Refresher] 'Game of Thrones': What Is Eastwatch? [Plot Refresher]
- August 08, 2017

The title of this week's upcoming episode is far more interesting, as it's not related to anything that's been happening down south so far this season. This week saw Arya finally reunited with her older sister and younger brother, but it wasn't just pleasantries. Although this is something that Brienne and Sansa will have trouble coming to terms with, it does affirm everything that Arya has been looking for throughout her training. (more...)
Jeremy McConnell found guilty of physically assaulting Stephanie Davis Jeremy McConnell found guilty of physically assaulting Stephanie Davis
- August 08, 2017

Davis earlier broke down in tears as she told the court how McConnell threw her around like a "rag doll" and called her a "s**g" in a violent argument over a sex toy. She screeched: "Jeremy is laughing at me in the court". Miss Davis said McConnell left but later returned and began kicking the doors in an attempt to get in. (more...)
'Bachelor in Paradise' alums Carly Waddell and Evan Bass announce pregnancy 'Bachelor in Paradise' alums Carly Waddell and Evan Bass announce pregnancy
- August 08, 2017

Season 3 of Bachelor in Paradise ended in not one... not two... but three engagements: Amanda Stanton and Josh Murray, Lace Morris and Grant Kemp, and Carly Waddell and Evan Bass. They did reveal that they are due in 2018 and the couple doesn't seem like they could be more excited about the news. Her best friend Jade Roper Tolbert is also expecting her first child with husband Tanner Tolbert. (more...)
Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Are Celebrating Her Birthday In Africa Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Are Celebrating Her Birthday In Africa
- August 08, 2017

The lovebirds are holidaying somewhere that signalled wedding bells for another royal couple. Markle, who turned 36 on August 4, is all smiles, wearing blue jeans, a tank top, grey baseball hat, sandals, dark sunglasses and holding a burgundy fedora, a backpack and what appears to be a gift wrapped in bubble wrap. (more...)
Amazon acquires movie starring Cate Blanchett as Lucille Ball Amazon acquires movie starring Cate Blanchett as Lucille Ball
- August 08, 2017

There's no official word on Arnaz's casting, but circulating rumors suggest Javier Bardem could be in the running. Deadline first announced the news, and hinted that the minds behind the pic are already getting stared on finding the flawless actor to play Ball's ex-husband Desi Arnaz. (more...)
Lorde to play at the MTV Video Music Awards Lorde to play at the MTV Video Music Awards
- August 08, 2017

Kendrick Lamar is the most nominated artist for his video, "Humble". Meanwhile, Perry and The Weeknd boast five nominations each, while Lamar leads the pack with eight nominations. Thirty Seconds to Mars is the only announced performer that doesn't have any nominations this year, but the Jared Leto-fronted rock band has won three Moonmen out of 13 past nominations. (more...)
Karan Johar reveals first picture of his twins Yash and Roohi Karan Johar reveals first picture of his twins Yash and Roohi
- August 08, 2017

When Karan Johar broke this news , nearly everyone inside the industry and outside was happily surprised. Karan Johar shared a picture of the twins alongside Karan's mother Hiroo Johar. Karan is very emotional about his babies, which is apparent by the statement he had given during a chat show. So when I think of what dreams and aspirations I have for you, my first dream is that I'm there long enough. (more...)
Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia had a PhD at the age of 19 Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia had a PhD at the age of 19
- August 07, 2017

It turns out that Carrie Fisher's beloved Star Wars character is an actual genius, earning her doctorate at the tender age of 19. Leia also began training with Giles Durane, a mercenary her father had hired to teach her self-defense and marksmanship. (more...)