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'Roseanne' canceled at ABC after star's racist tweet 'Roseanne' canceled at ABC after star's racist tweet
- May 30, 2018

I should have known better. Speaking to the tension caused by the tweets - and that was perhaps present on the set of Roseanne - show cast member Emma Kenney (she played Darlene's daughter, Harris) tweeted - then deleted - some cutting shade: "Bullies do not win". (more...)
Gorillaz Tease New Project Coming Soon, 'The Now Now' Gorillaz Tease New Project Coming Soon, 'The Now Now'
- May 30, 2018

After a seven year absence, Gorillaz returned last year with their fifth studio album Humanz . Unless this is some kind of extremely elaborate ruse, it's safe to say that we'll be hearing some new music from the Gorillaz , come this summer. (more...)
'Star Wars' village at Disneyland to be named Black Spire Outpost 'Star Wars' village at Disneyland to be named Black Spire Outpost
- May 30, 2018

And I lobbied hard for that. But there's this odd narrative that's developing within certain corners of the Star Wars fandom that Solo's underperformance is somehow directly related to dissatisfied fans who did not feel well-enough catered to by The Force Awakens , Rogue One , and The Last Jedi . (more...)
Chick-Fil-A location to pay employees $18 per hour Chick-Fil-A location to pay employees $18 per hour
- May 30, 2018

This also puts Mason's store well above California's minimum-wage law, which is one of the U.S.'s most generous: It's now set at $11 per hour, and that hourly rate climbs 50 cents a year until 2022, when it will finally reach $15. (more...)
Salman Khan gives it back to 'Race 3' trolls Salman Khan gives it back to 'Race 3' trolls
- May 30, 2018

At the launch of the new season of Dus Ka Dum , when a reporter asked about the trolling around " Race 3 ", Salman shot back, "Are you trolling it?" The count was around 15. Twitterati, in large numbers, might not have stopped trolling the trailer of Salman Khan's upcoming action film, Race 3 , since its release two weeks ago, but the superstar believes it's people with only "one-two followers", who have reacted negatively to the film's teaser. (more...)
The Bachelorette's Garrett Yrigoyen Deletes Social Media After 'Liking' Controversial Posts The Bachelorette's Garrett Yrigoyen Deletes Social Media After 'Liking' Controversial Posts
- May 30, 2018

The ABC show has been weathered with social media controversy, most recently when contestant Lee Garrett was found to have sent a series of racist and sexist tweets- words that were later addressed on one of the show's reunions. Offensive tweets from Lee Garrett's past surfaced during his appearance on the show a year ago, when Rachel Lindsay was named the franchise's first black leading lady. (more...)
Andrew Lincoln is leaving The Walking Dead after season 9
- May 30, 2018

In addition to Lincoln's impending departure from The Walking Dead , there's still uncertainty over whether or not Lauren Cohan will continue to play a role in the series. In the comic books on which The Walking Dead is based, Rick remains the main character, so expect a serious deviation from the story when Lincoln does make his exit. (more...)
‘Deadliest Catch’ captain Blake Painter found dead in his OR home
- May 30, 2018

A concerned friend who hadn't heard from Painter in a few days called the police, who entered his home and determined he had been deceased for several days. The series was in the news just last week when another of the show's captains, Sig Hansen, 52, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge that he spat on an Uber driver after drinking in Seattle in 2017. (more...)
Company Behind Sesame Street Sues The Makers of The Happytime Murders Company Behind Sesame Street Sues The Makers of The Happytime Murders
- May 30, 2018

The film is directed by Brian Henson, son of late puppeteer Jim Henson , who helped develop characters for " Sesame Street " and created the Muppets . ALL STREET, '" the suit reads. Henson said Henson Alternative disagreed with the decision to reference Muppets and Sesame and argued against it, but "contractually we don't have the right to change it", according to the court papers. (more...)
Alberto batters Gulf Coast as it heads north Alberto batters Gulf Coast as it heads north
- May 30, 2018

EDT Monday that Alberto was centered about 30 miles (50 kilometers) south-southwest of Panama City, Florida. Alberto , a depression, will come closest to the region Tuesday and Wednesday with noticeable impacts. A tropical storm warning was discontinued from Florida's Anclote River to the Suwannee River. Meanwhile, the storm forced some Memorial Day tributes to be cancelled across Florida's Panhandle. (more...)
Pregnant Pippa Middleton shows off baby bump at French Open Day One Pregnant Pippa Middleton shows off baby bump at French Open Day One
- May 30, 2018

One week after attending the wedding of the year and celebrating her own anniversary a day later, Pippa Middleton headed to Paris to watch first-round matches at the French Open with husband James Matthews - and the two turned up in style, no less. (more...)
Morgan Freeman's Lawyer Goes Off on CNN Over Sexual Misconduct Report
- May 29, 2018

Freeman through the same channels, and with the same level of attention, that is used to unjustly attack him". The piece had been in the works months before the Weinstein allegations began and was prompted by an encounter between Freeman and co-author Chloe Melas , who alleged that he made inappropriate comments toward her during a press junket. (more...)
Trump jumps on liberal activists for tweeting misleading immigration photos
- May 29, 2018

A picture of Ivanka Trump cuddling her son has sparked social media furore and been labelled "tone deaf" after being posted to her Twitter account soon after widespread reports of U.S. "These very bad pictures are from 2014, when the government's challenge was reconnecting unaccompanied minors who showed up at the border with family or a safe sponsor", he wrote. (more...)
Roseanne Barr apologizes after making racial slur about Obama adviser on Twitter Roseanne Barr apologizes after making racial slur about Obama adviser on Twitter
- May 29, 2018

Barr has yet to respond to the cancelation, but earlier Tuesday, she deleted the tweet and issued an apology, calling the tweet a "joke" made in "bad taste". Her revived show Roseanne has survived several public campaigns to yank the show from ABC's streaming services amid outcry stemming from her notorious Twitter tirades. (more...)
Meghan Markle's Mother Doria Ragland Spotted Back in US After Royal Wedding Meghan Markle's Mother Doria Ragland Spotted Back in US After Royal Wedding
- May 29, 2018

It was a very quiet chapel. But we could hear everybody cheer, and it was really heartwarming. If you were keen enough while watching the Royal wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry , then you must have noted that the bride's mother, Doria Ragland was sitting alone and was sitting across the queen. (more...)
Britain's Got Talent: Who's through to the finals so far? Britain's Got Talent: Who's through to the finals so far?
- May 29, 2018

As he opened the episode, Donnelly told the audience and viewers that nothing had changed, with the same judges and format, then quipped: "And the presenters. And despite the host's magnificent entrance, it wasn't all smooth-sailing as the programme suffered an epic blunder when it fell off air for more than 10 minutes due to the severe thunder storms in West London. (more...)
Michelle Wolf Trashes Sarah Sanders' 'Ugly Personality' On Netflix Show
- May 29, 2018

During "Sports Smash", Wolf posed the question, "do women have to support other women?" Wolf and Sanders have had a tumultuous relationship ever since the White House Correspondents' Dinner in late April, when the comedian joked about the spokesperson's eyeliner - a jab conservatives immediately jumped on, claiming Wolf was poking fun at Sanders' appearance. (more...)
Trump Hits Democrats on Border Cage Photos
- May 29, 2018

More than 700 children have been separated from their parents since October, more than 100 of them below the age of four, the New York Times reports. "This is so unbelievably tone deaf, given that public outrage is growing over young kids being forcibly ripped from the arms of their parents at the border - a barbaric policy that Ivanka Trump is complicit in supporting", added Brian Klaas, a political scientist at the London School of Economics. (more...)
Roseanne Barr apologizes for 'bad joke' about Obama aide Roseanne Barr apologizes for 'bad joke' about Obama aide
- May 29, 2018

Later Tuesday morning, Barr apologized and said her "bad joke" was in poor taste. She says "I've known him for many years and he's done a lot of nice things for me over the years". Barr apologized then vowed to leave Twitter. Right-wing conspiracy theory websites like InfoWars alleged that Obama is leading an "army" of anti-Trump activists, whom the site referred to as a "shadow government", from his home located two miles away from the White House in the Kalorama neighborhood of ... (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's honeymoon details revealed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's honeymoon details revealed
- May 29, 2018

George VI and the Queen Mother had previously stayed there in 1939, and Prince Harry's grandparents, Queen Elizabeth I and Prince Philip , stayed there in 2005. Apart from Kate's dress literally breaking the internet, fans have eagerly been waiting for news of the Royal couple's honeymoon plans. Anthony Hopkins , John Travolta and Bill Gates have all vacationed there and the setting is also where they filmed the 1954 film River of No Return , which starred Marilyn Monroe and ... (more...)
Roseanne Barr says she’s quitting Twitter after apologizing for racist tweet
- May 29, 2018

During Obama's administration, Jarrett was one of the president's closest advisers. As Barr has deleted the tweet , finding the exact context is hard, but it appears that Barr was reacting to a claim that the Central Intelligence Agency, under Obama, looked into French Presidential candidates from Julian Assange. (more...)
Matthew Lewis (aka Neville Longbottom) Hits the Beach Before His Wedding!
- May 29, 2018

Angela wore her blonde hair in a pretty updo, with a few loose tendrils falling past her ears, and held a attractive bouquet of white flowers and green foliage. A spokesman confirmed the engagement news to MailOnline and said: 'They're both over the moon. Lewis has stunned Harry Potter fans with his transformation from geek to chic. (more...)
Roseanne Barr to Leave Twitter After Making a Racial Slur
- May 29, 2018

As Barr has deleted the tweet , finding the exact context is hard, but it appears that Barr was reacting to a claim that the Central Intelligence Agency, under Obama, looked into French Presidential candidates from Julian Assange. I should have known better. Roseanne Barr is at the center of yet another PR disaster. Clinton responded in her usual M.O. when dealing with social-media weirdness: a clapback cloaked in sweetness. (more...)
Britain's Got Talent 2018 finalists | Full list of BGT results Britain's Got Talent 2018 finalists | Full list of BGT results
- May 29, 2018

The TV duo appeared together in the audition episodes as they were recorded before McPartlin stepped back from his presenting commitments when he was charged with drink-driving earlier this year. When the broadcast resumed, Donnelly announced that weather was to blame. The singing Irish priest stunned Simon Cowell in his opening audition with a hauntingly attractive rendition of R.E.M's Everybody Hurts , becoming one of the bookie's favourites to go all the way on the show. (more...)
Emilia Wickstead backtracks on her comments on Meghan Markle's wedding dress
- May 29, 2018

Wickstead is also then quoted as having critiqued the dress, saying: "If you choose a simple design the fit should be flawless". Meghan Markle's wedding dress was instantly met with both delight and surprise, as the world was somewhat expecting a royal rule-breaking look from the rebellious bride. (more...)

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