March 2nd, 2016

PR Expert Calls Liam Payne and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's Romance a Stunt

- Mark Borkowski, a PR practitioner of over 30 years, calls Liam Payne and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's alleged romance a publicity stunt.
- Says the "subtle" hints of their surprise romance (i.e. Liam's profile pic with Cheryl, matching rose tattoos) have PR written all over it.
- Notes that the complicated plan put it place by their respecitve PR firms makes a corporate merger look like a casual fling.
- Thinks that Liam and Cheryl want the attention because the shine on both their stars are waning, with One Direction on permanent hiatus and ratings for X Factor on the decline.
- Liam and Cheryl are under the same management company, Modest.

Right on cue, Liam has since changed his Instagram profile pic to a solo selfie and entertainment sites are now speculating if the couple have already broken up.

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No shit, Sherlock! Which showmance is your favorite, ONTD?
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Iggy Azalea: I hate Azelia Banks, Katy Perry #careergoals

In her interview with Elle, Iggy said so many things!

She discussed how she didn't mean to dismiss #BlackLivesMatter, but she hates Azelia Banks and so was dismissing her. She has lived in the USA for 10 years now and has really seen how the system discriminates against black americans, but that USA politics are not easily felt across the world.

Says she doesn't want to sing about social issues, J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar do that. She wants to be like Katy Perry, who no one cares about being political. She just wants to make a cute song that lasts 4 minutes and you have fun to.


Do you think musicians should try to have deeper meaning to their music, ONTD?
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Want to join Demi Lovato and Iggy Azalea's squad? Here's how to do it!

Demi Lovato went on a "mini Twitter spree" last night for whatever reason, answering questions from her fans.

Jumping in on the action, Demi's BFF Iggy Azalea replied to Demi, telling her to come over or else she would egg Demi's house.

A fan of Demi's joined in on their Twitter conversation, asking what she needed to do in order to become a member of Demi and Iggy's squad.

Demi Lovato responded, telling the fan that in order to be part of her and Iggy Azalea's squad, she'd have to "say shit that pisses people off and give zero fucks."

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Quickly trying to forget the giant flop that was the Confident era, Demi Lovato also revealed that she is hard at work on her new album. She tweeted, "Started on my fourth album already.. I wanna play new songs on tour." A fan corrected her, reminding her that she is actually working on her sixth album.

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What would one have to do to join your squad, ONTD?

Big Hero 6 is coming to television!!

The best animated feature winner (Oscars) of 2014 is not being shunted aside by the Mouse House any longer! As said by Oh My Disney;

Here’s what we know so far: The series picks up immediately following the events in the film. Hiro is the newest prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology, and he faces daunting academic challenges …. not to mention the social trials of being the little man on campus. Off campus, the stakes are raised for Big Hero 6 as they must protect their city from an array of scientifically enhanced villains.

The original gang is back, though no word on voice actors yet.

Spicks and Specks

Guess what Maccas Australia is getting

Are you a McFlurry Fan? Also a fan of the classic Cadbury Creme Egg? The ultimate sugar coma food is about to head your way.

For a limited time only McDonalds is offering a serving of your fave soft serve mixed with your fave smashed up easter egg. And at a whooping 1610kj, it contains 383 calories and 56g of sugar... twice the recommend daily limit by the World Health Organisation.

This glorious adventure is gastronomy is also available in Canadian stores.


Will Doctor Who get its first Asian companion?

- Rakhee Tahkrar, known for Shabnam Masood in EastEnders, is rumored (through Radio Times) to be vying for the role of the new companion in Doctor Who after leaving EastEnders last month.
- After Martha Jones, Thakrar would be the second non-white sidekick and the first Asian sidekick.
- Further adding to this rumor, the actress retweeted an article last month that included herself in a list of actresses that could take over as the companion after Jenna Coleman's departure

DWTS - horrific demented lines

Derek and Julianne Hough will not be on season 22 of DWTS, praise God

* The original bad seed Derek will be out this season most likely because he's busy getting ready to star in Weinstein's new Broadway production of Singin' in the Rain.

* Child of the corn Julianne Hough is departing DWTS after serving as a judge for three seasons. Derek on Julianne: "She's got great things on the horizon, and she's doing great things." Receipts were not provided.


Also, Jodie Sweetin is the first confirmed contestant for the upcoming season. She's paired with Keo Motsepe.
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SNH48 girl group star severely burned at city cafe after lighter set her on fire

[warning: graphic tweet]

- Tang Anqi (24), member of SNH48 (Shanghai48) somehow caught fire inside restaurant

- she apparently was with a friend and was sitting in a corner of the restaurant not caught by security cameras - it's unclear whether Anqi or her friend started the fire, but there was reportedly a dispute

- she is in critical condition with burns to 80% of her body

- SNH48 staff are covering all medical expenses, donating blood


this is so fucked up and the circumstances are so weird :(

Liu Wen: China's first supermodel on non-traditional beauty

- Liu Wen is known as China's first supermodel, the first Asian model to be in a Victoria's Secret show, and the first Asian global face for Estee Lauder
- Got her start by entering an online modeling call to win a computer, the grand prize.
- Says that she never considered herself beautiful and still doesn't. She thinks that her personality carries her and that she has something called "chi ze" which is a bold presence or confidence.
- Says that in China, they value things like big eyes, pointy noses, and big lips, which she used to value as well.
- Talks a lot about having single eyelids instead of double, which is prized in Asia, and is happy she hasn't had surgery to change them since she wants girls to realize that different eye shapes are beautiful too.
- On the topic of her wanting to break stereotypes about Asian women being meek: "I hope that when people see Asian women, they realize we are all different. A lot of time with Caucasian people, they just group us together as Asian. But even within the different cities in China, people have different personalities. Likewise, if you’re from Korea or Japan. You’re talking to me right now, your family is from Taiwan, or someone else is from Chicago, and I’m from China. We look Asian, but we still look different. We don't look the same."

More from her interview + her beauty routine at the source.


Kylie Kontemplates Kwitting the Klan

-The "18" year-old's new lip kit color, called '22', went on sale yesterday
-Kylie, whose lucky number is 22 Tyga's age when she met him at 13, said the sales of the burnt bussy orange hue were record-setting for her brand and sold out in minutes
-First new lipstick w/o the family KKK initial


have you distanced yourself from your family ONTD

Spring 2016 Anime Lineup

Promotional Videos taken from the list are down below...

Bungou Stray Dogs (Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural)

Joker Game (From I.G. Based Productions - Historical, Seinen, Military)

More shows are listed here.

Ah, this is my first post on here so anime post? So far a decent list if you take out the overall fanservice and moe stuff. What are you currently watching right now? Any shows caught you for this season? Currently catching up with Erased, Haikyuu!!, Osomatsu-san, and Showa Rakugo.

They're just like us! Kanye caught using pirate bay

Kanye may be going to sue the Pirate Bay over his new album, but in a twitter screenshot of him listening to Sufijan Stevens, he's shown that he's not above using their services. A tab of him seaeching for music software xfer serum is visible in the image.

Understandably, people have been mocking him for it and deadmau5 (whose label created the program) gave his opinion.

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Princess Rowan Blanchard Covers Wonderland Magazine!

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The Full Article is out Now! Read it Here!

"The downside to social media is it’s another place for girls to be made fun of and another way for girls to be degraded; the upside is that it’s also a way for girls — especially girls of colour, for example — to speak out and to take back some control."

"I see that a lot of girls will thank me and be like: ‘I wanna change the world, but I don’t have a platform…’ I think if there was one thing that I want, it’s less self-blame among girls for not being able to ‘write a show about it’ or ‘write a movie about it’ or ‘write an essay about it’. When you’re a girl all these things are against you, so just existing is a form of protest. You don’t have to do more than that; all the other stuff is extra."

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Lisa Rinna: RHOBH is harder w/out Brandi Glanville

-She missed Brandi since Brandi was easy to bounce off of
-Realized how everyone would have to step up to create drama to fill the void Brandi left but it's hard since they all get along
-Brandi is good at what she does but doesn't agree with her taking things to far off screen

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Are you ready for this season to be over? Do you miss Brandi on the show?

Tina Fey jokes about Hollywood bullshit at Oscars

Tina Fey recently was interviewed on Howard Stern.

On the Oscars and political correctness and liberal preaching: "I’m so glad I live here [in New York City], because halfway through [the Oscars], I was like, ‘This is some real Hollywood bulls--t,’ Everyone’s telling me what to do. People are yelling at me about rape and corporate greed, but really, it’s climate change. I was like, ‘Guys, pick a lane. Like we’re going to fix everything tonight.’ And also, like, ‘You’re all rich. Why are you yelling at me about corporate greed?’”

On Leo Dicapro's Oscar speech: “I always am psyched when someone is articulate with those things because, let’s face it, actors are very stupid. But he’s so smart, and his speech was so cogent.”

On Leo being misogynistic for sleeping with younger women: “Is it misogynistic to sleep with a bunch of women who want to sleep with you? I don’t think it’s misogynistic. I think everybody there is up for it.”

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Nikolaj Coster Waldau defends Sansa rape scene; implies Senator Claire McCaskill is "fucked up"

Nikolaj Coster Waldau spoke up about the Sansa rape scene and Senator Claire McCaskill's decision to quit the show because of it:
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"Last year the season aired and there was a really traumatic scene with this beautiful young girl [Sansa Stark]. This senator in America [Claire McCaskill] suddenly proclaimed she was ‘done’ with watching Game Of Thrones. It just occurred to me: clearly the writers are doing a good job! People are forgetting to check themselves that’s it’s just a television show. These people are all made-up. Even when you come to the most horrific things that happen – and there are a lot of horrific things that happen in Game Of Thrones – we are unfortunately nowhere as horrific as what happens in some war zones around the world. But I guess it’s easier to get angry and upset about a television show than to be upset about the world in general. If our elected officials go out and try to make a stand politically by declaring they’re not going to watch a show, that’s fucked up".
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(HQ) Pics from Britney's V magazine shoot + Full interview leaks

Inside the pages of Britney's V Magazine cover(s). On Sale March 8th

Full Interview by John Norris (ya that old guy from MTV fame)

Some behind the scenes info and quotes

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Natalie Portman Dressed as Jackie Kennedy for Biopic

An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963. Directed by Pablo Lorrain with a script by Noah Oppenheim. Also stars Peter Sarsgaard as Robert Kennedy, Billy Crudup, and Greta Gerwig. It's supposed to come out in 2017.

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Azealia Banks threatens to kill Iggy Azalea, says her nose job and music are trash

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What set her off this time? Iggy's comments about Azealia in her latest interview:

One of the Asian kids at the Oscars, Estie Kung 8, speaks out.

- Oscar host Chris Rock did a skit where he introduced accountants of Pricewaterhousecoopers called “Ming Zhu, Bao Ling and David Moskowitz” and out walked three Asian (Chinese?) kids holding briefcases (Estie Kung is the girl on the right)
- after that, Rock joked, "If anybody is upset about this joke, just tweet about it on your phone, which was also made by these kids."

- Estie Kung's mother, Laura Kung, said that they only knew of the joke's premise at the audition where the children would be playing accountants. She said, "I did wonder, 'Why all Asians? But I assumed there was a bigger picture, a more complex joke given all the emphasis placed on diversity at the Oscars this year."
- the audition was super short, they only asked if Estie got stagefright and could pull a serious face
- her parents only heard the entire joke for the first time after rehearsals but they were locked in a contract. After talking to Estie, they decided that Asian presence was better than no Asian presence
- "This was not okay and should never have happened. But the angrier people are and more people talk about it, the better it will be moving forward. Estie hopes to keep acting and we all hope for a time when she can be on that stage to honor her achievement."
- Estie was not familiar with Rock's comedy (has not seen Madagascar) and did not understand the child labor joke

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Ciara dances in the streets of Lagos

Ciara was in Nigeria for a show and filmed an impromtu dance video on the streets of Lagos.
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This is mostly an excuse for an Aforbeat post...
What's your favourite Afrobeat song at the moment? I'm still bumping WizKids album.
And where's your favourite spot in Nigeria...currently obsessed with Angle Villa at the moment.

Will Smith to star in David Ayer's Bright

- so Max Landis still has a career..
- Will Smith is in talks to star in Max Landis' spec Bright, which will be directed by David Ayer
- plot details are unknown now, it's supposedly similar to End of Watch
- Joel Edgerton also might costar

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Kanye comes from Dead-Mow-Five

Although he's probably in the wrong here, as he was caught torrenting a software that Deadmou5 owns (see this post), Kanye decided to respond to his angry tweet.

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Sam Smith quits Social Media

-After it was found out that Sam Smith is a real messy bitch, a liar, a scammer - from some old guy who is dating Tom Daley, the 23yr old(allegedly) decided to log off of twitter for a while when he couldn't take the heat from his embarrassing undeserved Oscar acceptance speech.

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Dieguito Luna to star in 'Flatliners' remake

-The original movie shows a group of medical students who experiment with near death experiences that involve past tragedies
-Rumored to be a medical student
-Will also star Ellen Page


who asked for this? keep getting roles tho, diego

Where are They Now: The Cast of Top Boy

Top Boy was a 2 series crime drama about drug gangs in London. The series received positive reviews from critics but was ultimately canceled in 2013. Apparently rapper Drake loved the show so much, that he offered to help pay to get a 3rd season going. But he was turned down by the production company that still owns the rights. For now, it can be viewed on Netflix if you're in the right country.

The cast, made up of grime artists and actors, was praised by fans and critics alike.

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A grime artist and actor. He has a new role in a TV series "Aliens", that will be coming out soon on E4.
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Mad Max designer Jenny Beavan remains cooler than cool, doesn't care if no one clapped her Oscar win

  • Says that people were probably tired because its a long night, they clap a lot of people, and she took her time getting to the stage

  • Says she WAS applauded for the most part tho (and there is vid evidence of Iñárritu applauding her @ the source)

  • Was happier at the Costume Designers Guild anyway because it was filled with her peers

  • Was complimented by lots of people on her Immortan Joe jacket which was made of Vegan leather

  • I really do think things will all calm down, but the only thing I would like is for my outfit to have a positive effect on what women feel about themselves. You don’t actually have to look like a supermodel to be successful. If that could be a takeaway, I think that would be a good thing. It is really good to have a positive feeling about yourself, because then you can do anything.

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What will you wear when you win an Oscar, ONTD?

Taylor Swift & Calvin Harris on a Date One Year After They've First Met

Singer Taylor Swift and DJ Calvin Harris were spotted having dinner at Beverly Wilshire Hotel Tuesday night. It's possible that Taylor and Calvin were celebrating their first year of togetherness as it has been widely reported that mutual friend Ellie Goulding initially introduced the pair at last year's Elle Style Awards.  Aspiring producer who was rubbing elbows with celebrities at the awards show last year, recently shared a photo of Taylor and Calvin seconds before they were introduced.

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Tayvin surely has come a long way as Calvin Harris famously declared on a radio interview that Taylor was the opposite of his type.
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Predictions for Tayvin this year! Do you have a type, ONTD?
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The 100: Ricky Whittle's mom hints at him being bullied by JR


Confirmation that it's his mom:

China monthly box office beats US box office for second time in history

- For the second time ever, China has surpassed the US monthly box office just this February. (Just over 1 billion dollars compared to just under 800 million for China and the US, respectively.)
- Last time it happened was last year at 650 million dollars
- China is expected to become the world's biggest film market by 2017, taking the crown from the United States.

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New Details Revealed About Wonder Woman in 'Batman v Superman'

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Anyone else get their tickets yet for opening night??? This will literally be me when Wonder Woman finally shows up on screen.

Margot Robbie Confuses Prince Harry With Ed Sheeran

Margot and Prince Harry both attended Suki Waterhouse's housewarming party in London a couple of weeks back. On the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Margot shared that she initially didn't recognize the prince and joked that he confused the royalty with troll Ed Sheeran.

Who's your favorite ginger?