May 12th, 2015

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Kenan Thompson Returning to SNL Next Season

- Kenan was on WTF with Marc Maron and denied the rumors he was leaving, saying that even though NBC rebutted it people still wanna believe he's leaving.
- They reached NBC for comment and confirmed Kenan is staying.
- No word on the other cast members.


Which cast members do you want to see stay/go, ONTD?

Alexis Neiers: Former Tabloid Target, Current Doula

-Exclusive interview with Alexis Neiers, star of E!'s short-lived reality series Pretty Wild and portrayed in The Bling Ring by Emma Watson
-Said that Pretty Wild and The Bling Ring was the "best thing that ever happened to me"
-Admitted to smoking 20 Oxycontin a day when her addiction was at its worst
-Talks about The Bling Ring being mostly bullshit and didn't portray her right at all. Says that she spent most of her time tracking down drug dealers and smoking heroin.
-Talks about living in a Best Western while filming Pretty Wild and not in that glamorous house
-Says she wanted a home birth for her daughter but ended up having a C-section
-Served as a drug counselor for awhile. Now she is a "balanced doula," mother, and works with alcoholics and addicts.


Michael Keaton explains why he didn't win the Oscar

Keaton: They have a luncheon before the awards. When you're in the room, it's really something. Everyone in the world is there. You really feel like you're in the real world for what I do for a living. So I was walking back, kinda walking to my table. There was a gentleman sitting at the table. Really nicely-dressed man. Probably around 70's. He's sitting by himself, looks up at me. I look at him. He calls me over. Says "Just wanna tell you... That's maybe the best performance I've ever seen in any movie." He's been in the Academy for over 50 years. "Not only did I go back and see the film in theaters 3 times which I never do... Your performance will go down in history..." When he finished, I thought to myself "Pfft... I am a LOCK."
Letterman: Yeah! I would think so.
Keaton: This guy... He's been around forever, he knew everyone at the Academy. And I thought "That's about it. That's all I need!" So we're talking and I say "That is very nice of you, sir. Thank you." And as I get up, he says "Just remember, Michael... When it comes to winning an Academy Award... Illness always wins." [exaggerated laughter] I know! I know!
[Weak laughter from crowd]
Keaton: And I thought... "I am so fucked right now." It's over! I went from "This is a done deal" to "I'm done."

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ACLU demands investigation into Hollywood's bias against women directors

  • So far ACLU has asked the state of California and federal agencies to investigate Hollywood's discriminatory practices

  • Sent a 15 page letter to the federal Equal Employment Opportunity commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs detailing discrimination against women

  • They might launch a lawsuit in the future

  • In the 60s the Justice Department found evidence of discrimation and measures were put in place to promote minority directors but those failed

  • Of the top-grossing 100 films from 2013 and 2014, just 1.9 percent were directed by women

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The Following 2-Hour Series Finale Promo: "Evermore"


Is it me or did "series finale" come out of nowhere? I feel like this show just started! IMO, except for Joe's exit, nothing in this season felt like the end of anything. But I guess it makes sense. With Joe gone and the whole theme of Edgar Allen Poe completely abandoned, there's no real way to continue the show. IDK, I was disappointed about a lot of things this season.

I am going to miss Ryan and Joe's bromance and I hope Sam Underwood and Michael Ealy get more work. I hope Mike pulls through :( Poor Mike.
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Colin Hanks asks for more women in Star Wars

His caption: So, the other night, on May the 4th to be exact, I sat down with my 4 year old daughter and showed her Star Wars: A New Hope. It was her first time watching it. She loved it. Her favorite character was Princess Leia. She kept asking "Where is Princess Leia? Where is Princes Leia?" A few nights later, I show her Empire Strikes Back (or avs she called it "The Emperor stripes back) and within four minutes of watching the movie she says, "It's so tiring watching these movies. It's always boys, boys, boys and there's only one girl." I could not of been more proud of her. So today I take her to Toys "R" Us to buy her a light saber and a Princess Leia toy. After being told that the light sabers were "in the boys section", she picks out the light saber of her choosing and asks about the Princess Leia toy. One problem: they only had the "slave Leia". As you can see, sad depressing, "slave Leia". So wrong. The only good to come from this is that, once again, my daughter makes me look at the world in a whole new light. #HelpusJJyoureouronlyhope

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Queen of Cooking has Cancer

ONTD fave, Sandra Lee of Semi-Homemade fame, has breast cancer and will be getting a double mastectomy.

She's also the "companion" of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

Recommends all women, even those in their 20's/30's, get mammograms earlier.


ONTD: how often do you make Sandra's Kwanzaa cake?

First trailer for Bollywood Princess Priyanka Chopra's ABC show: Quantico

Quantico follows a group of young FBI recruits, all of whom have a specific reason for wanting to join the bureau. In the lead role is Alex Weaver (Priyanka Chopra), a young woman with a desire to learn more about her past, who believes that the FBI is the place to find answers. She’s joined by by Ryan Booth (Jake McLaughlin), southern belle Shelby Wyatt (Johanna Braddy), hijab wearing Nimah Anwar (Yasmine Al Massri), golden boy Caleb Haas (Graham Rogers), Brooklyn hipster Simon Asher (Tate Ellington) and clean cut Mormon Eric Packer.
The group is overseen and trained by Liam, who has his own sketchy history, and the training academy’s director, Miranda Shaw (Aunjanue Ellis), whose family life has recently suffered a terrible tragedy. The show flashes between the recruits’ present day training and their hidden pasts, but it also flashes forward to the near future, where it is revealed that one of the recruits caused the most devastating terrorist attack on U.S. soil since 9/11. But which one? That’s what Alex is determined to find out.
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thoughts on her american accent? It was much better than I anticipated

Starbucks rolls out 'Mini Frappuccino'

-Started Monday through July 6.
-The new size is just 10 ounces, compared with 12 ounces for "tall" or small size.
-The calories in a Mini Frappuccino vary depending on the flavor.obvs For example, the regular coffee with no whipped cream, Starbucks says it'll have 120 calories and 24 grams of sugar.
-Starbucks says the "mini" should cost about 20 to 30 cents less than a small.Not enough of a discount in price imo

What is your go-to Starbucks order, ONTD? Are you tempted to get this new mini frapp for the adorably small cup & the inevitable Instagram post OR is the cost difference not enough to justify the cutesy gimmick?

Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne to Join Luc Besson Sci-Fi Saga ‘Valerian’

Luc Besson announced that he will be writing and directing "Valerian," an adaptation of a French science fiction graphic novel set to star Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne. DeHaan and Delevingne will play the leads in the story, it's about a spacetime-traveling agent and his female counterpart. It's set to start shooting in December of this year, with a release date of 2017.

Besson's previous work includes "The Fifth Element" and "Lucy".


ONTD are you ready for Cara to take over Hollywood?
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Blac Chyna Is Seeking Full Custody Of Her Son; Doesn't Approve of Kylie

-She is seeking full custody because doesn't want Kylie around her son since she's so young and doesn't trust Toga's lack of judgement.
-Basically the only person with common sense in this whole mess.


Harry Styles has a new girlfriend? Nope.

-A 22 year old talent agent named Joy Muggli claims she and Harry have been secretly dating for a few months now in Heat magazine
-Claimed she and Harry had matching pingu tattoos, shared clothing
-When contacted for comment Harry's reps were like "who?"
-Got exposed by a fan once the story broke
-She has been working with/for a One Direction update account to make it seem like they were together & sold her story to Heat Magazine
-Update account has since deleted their tweets

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Castle Season 7 Finale, 7x23, "Hollander's Woods" Recap

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best scene of the episode:

[spoilers for beckett and her future]
basically, some point before the finale, kate took the captain's test and is concerned she didn't do well enough - she gets to the panel, and the two dudes are total assholes to her - reaming her out about castle, etc. they tell her she's not captain material. she beings to walk away, an in true badass beckett/stana form, she comes back, formidable and strong, telling them off - that none of her work has suffered, that she is in fact that youngest female to make detective in the NYPD and has the highest case closure rate, and the two guys at the panel smile and basically tell her she did exactly what they were hoping for - that they're looking for someone to fill a NY Senate seat, and she's at the top of the list. (with zero mention of the uncomfortable fact that she will most likely be filling her mother's killer's Senate seat, but okay .....)

and lol ABC president paul lee just definitively said that season 8 will not be the last. 1) good luck with that buddy. 2) no thank you 3) lmaoooooo
season 8 is already a guaranteed hot mess - i wish stana had walked away lol.

so for everyone else besides the 15 of us who still watch this show (<3 to my fellow stana stans), ONTD, when was the last time you were mad at your fave, and why?

Source: US Weekly. Paraphrased by me.

Source: Video from Becklebee @ Youtube.
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Chloe Bennet talks Skyeward (AoS)

These days, it seems like everyone is still hung up on shipping “ Skyward.” From your perspective, is there any chance that we could see Skye and Grant Ward get together?
Bennet: (laughs) You know, it’s so funny because he’s like a big time murderer.

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source: pastemag - read the rest here, she talks about doing more action stunts, character deaths, season finale
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Morena Baccarin now a regular on "Gotham;" Barbara invited to go kick rocks, I guess

I swear, if I didn't know better I would've thought the actress playing Barbara suddenly quit and they had to scramble to add a new love interest. I cracked up when Jim said "I never even THOUGHT of Barbara!" re: Evil Jess Mariano.

Barbra Streisand Is Saving California!

-The Post reported recently that celebs like Barbra, Kim K, and JLo have water-guzzling gardens during California's drought!
-After the report, Babs hired some landscapers to come in and help make her garden more eco-friendly
-Barbra has cut her water usage by 50%


You'll Never Stop The Simpsons! Because it's been renewed for it's 27th & 28th seasons

- will take the show into it's 28th season
- the show will have aired 625 episodes, ten episodes from beating Gunsmoke to the be the most episodes of any TV show ever and officially becoming the longest running show in US history
- still averaging 6 million viewers a week


what a post to return to ontd for tbh. what is ur fav simpsons episode hennys? who is your fav springfield citizen outside of the family? best season/worst season? what simpsons episode aired the week you were born? mine was "lisa's first word" from season 4

Brandon Flowers’ - The Desired Effect Review (Leaked)

Brandon Flowers' second solo album 'The Desired Effect' will be out May 18th. Reviews are coming in and critics are praising Flowers' second solo effor for its "snappy lyrics and catchy hooks."

Producer Ariel Rechtshaid who produced the fugly Haim and Charli XCX's albums emphasized soft keyboard tones, rather than sticking to the digital pop trash music of late. Arrangements exhibit an an Eighties sound, with synths decaying amid multi-tracked harmonies or something.

Writer claims the rest of the Killers should watch out before their wigs get snatched and they don't have a job to come back to.


it leaked today apparently.

Favorite track ONTD?

Sherlock To Start Filming Series 4 Spring 2016

-moffat said the filimg wouldn't begin till spring 2016
-their plan for s4 is super dark~
-the special airs later this year
-s4 probably beginning of 2017
-benedict didn't get a bafta for playing sherlock fifth year in a row lmao

mess i hope all their fans will have stopped giving a fuck by 2017
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Kacey Musgraves Announces New Album 'Pageant Material'

Kacey Musgraves, who wore the crown as the CMA's New Artist of the Year in 2013, thanks to the success of her gold-certified debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, is polishing up her tiara: On June 23rd, she'll release Pageant Material, her highly anticipated second LP.

As she did on her first LP, Musgraves serves as co-producer with Shane McAnally and Luke Laird on Pageant Material, which was recorded at Nashville's historic RCA Studio A.

"Going back into the studio this time around was really fun and exciting for me because I knew more about myself and my direction," the Texas native said in a statement. "The majority of Pageant Material was recorded live — which was a bit of a departure from Same Trailer — and gave it more of a concise, classic sound. All of the incredible musicians were in the same room playing on the entire record, and I think that spirit comes across. The last couple of years have done so much for me, and this project was really affected by that in the best way. There are certain moments lyrically that still hit me hard even after listening so many times. It's a great glimpse into where my head is from Same Trailer to now."

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Ross Gellar spoke to Kris Jenner about Robert Kardashian

Going straight to the source! In the highly anticipated FX event series American Crime Story: The People V OJ Simpson, Friends star David Schwimmer will be portraying Simpson’s late attorney Robert Kardashian. Kardashian was, of course, the ex-husband of Kris Jenner and the father of now-famed reality stars Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, and Rob Kardashian.


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#FHRITP - Men Sexually Harass Female Reporter Outside of Stadium, Remain Classless

A Canadian news reported handed a bunch of douchebags their asses after they hurled obscenities at her on live TV. They got the brght idea to yell "F*ck her right in the p*ssy" while she was rolling. At this point she decided to gloriously give them a piece of her mind and confront the imbeciles, that had no answers for their behavior.

The good news is police have announced they are considering pressing charges, while one of the men has been fired from his $106,000 paying job at Hydro One.


We've has posts like this in the past and the video has gone viral, so I figure this would be allowed to be posted.
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Jane the Virgin and the Case for Team Single Mom Jane

In a nutshell: "Next season, the series should explore the ups and downs of a twenty-something Latina single mom, while she’s going to graduate school. You won’t find that anywhere else on TV, and it would be a compelling narrative for the Peabody and Golden Globe-winning show.

What really would make Jane the Virgin even more groundbreaking would be if it asserted itself in the discourse of single motherhood portrayals in entertainment and media, especially for single mothers of color."


Xtina talks Britney Impression: She's Great + Candids + Pretty Girls Sales Preview + Video update

The reality tv judge recently did an interview where she was asked about her much talked about Britney Spears impression on Jimmy Fallon. She garnered lots of positive buzz and press because of it and said that Britney was great.

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Natalie Portman and Lily Rose Depp to star in Rebecca Zlotowski's new movie Planetarium

  • Portman and Depp will play sisters who can connect with ghosts

  • The sisters will meet a French producer who is inspired by real life producer Bernard Natan who was a big-time French producer in the 20s and 30s who was murdered in Auschwitz


Both this movie and the Ruth Bader Ginsberg movie are going to have women directors. I'm glad Portman is finally working with women the way she wanted to.
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Person Of Interest Season 5 To Be 13 Episodes

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The producers apparently feel 22 episodes a season for this type of show (both serial and procedural) is a lot. They have been discussing this with CBS for since S2

I agree and think this is a good idea for a show that is essentially science fiction. I don't mind the procedural aspect of the show and often times they are still good but there were obviously filler episodes that were sometimes kind of boring and dragged and I wanted them to get back to the mythology and the overarching narrative. Plus with a full season long show there were a lot of breaks that were frustrating and made it hard to keep up with what was going on and who was who. What do you think POI watchers?


Mad Max: Fury Road is apparently really good and angering men's rights activists

Apparently, MRAs are pissed that supporting a film with a Strong Female Badass™ character will threaten their movie viewing future by infecting blockbusters with feminism (Joss, who)?

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Cate Blanchett Opens the Closet Door with Lesbian Romance ‘Carol’

  • Cate feels that the dominance of male-driven stories on film is bad for business

  • It's great that so many women are now nuturting projects for women, but they have to continue to push forward

  • For example, 'Carol' had been in the development stage for 15 years, so she wasn't sure that the movie would ever be made

  • Good roles for women are often neglected because young males are the target audiences for studios even though women make up around half of ticket sales

  • The interviewer asks Cate if this was her first turn as a lesbian and she answers "On film - or in real life?" ... "Yes. Many times." (lol)

  • Aside from drawing from personal experiences, Cate also said that she prepared for the role by reading banned girl-on-girl books from the period and she discussed errogenous zones with the costume designer

  • She talks about other stuff like not googling herself, or how she iwll never join twitter because it's too addictive

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First trailer for ABC's new Shondaland show The Catch


Changed the video to the original from the show's twitter as the youtube version had a weird pitch.

New promo for SyFy's 'Killjoys' featuring Aaron Ashmore

Even the brains can bring some brawn! Watch the #Killjoys premiere June 19th on Syfy and Space.

Posted by Killjoys on Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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Screener copies of the first few episodes have gone out and people seem to like it (especially episode four apparently). They released a promo centered around lead Hannah John-Kamen's character a few days ago so a Luke McFarlane one will probably be happening soon. Also friendly reminder that the introduction to his character is him fighting Aaron Ashmore shirtless in a cage. Watch Killjoys June 19 on SyFy and Space!
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Kathryn Bigelow releases statement in response to ACLU investigation

For those who haven't been keeping up:

  • This morning ACLU released a 15 page statement calling for an investigation into Hollywood sexism when it comes to hiring directors (original post here)

  • They are considering launching a lawsuit

  • Of the top-grossing 100 films from 2013 and 2014, just 1.9 percent were directed by women

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Mods, I'm not quoting from the Time article I'm quoting Bigelow's direct statement.

SHIPPING EMERGENCY~!!! David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson KISS ON STAGE

Gillian Anderson helped David Duchovny on stage while he was performing folksy music, including Neil Young.

Then this not exactly platonic kiss happened



T-Mobile & BlackBerry make up, both CEOs follow each other on twitter to show y'all it's real

BlackBerry and T-Mobile had a public falling out almost a year and a half ago. After a year of tit for tat digs at each other, they've come to an agreement and are partnered up again to sell the BlackBerry Classic.

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Any new devices y'all wanna buy? Or how about funny online breakup/makeup stories?

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Agents Of SHIELD Season 3 Synopsis & Artwork

[S3 synopsis]Director Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) embarks on a deadly new secret mission to protect the world from new threats in the wake of SHIELD's wars with Hydra and a rogue faction of Inhumans.

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