March 16th, 2016

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Ariana's 'DW' expected to debut less than 'Focus'

- the song has been predicted to debut at #11 on the Hot100
- grande's 'focus' debuted at #7 but was later considered a flop

do you think this is ari's sleeper hit?

Weekly People vs OJ Simpson Fact Check

-Clark and Darden did indeed escape to the Bay Area together for a weekend though it was just to get away rather than for a birthday. According to Darden's memoir, he wished her a goodnight at her hotel and that was that. No kissing. No bases of any kind.

-Cochran's ex-wife didn't come forward on some daytime talk show. Rather most of the press concerning the abuse of his first wife was covered by a LA Times profile and then a book that she wrote titled Life After Johnnie Cochran, Why I Left The Sweetest-Talking, Most Successful Black Lawyer in L.A.

-The idea to have Simpson wear the gloves didn't come from Shapiro sneakily trying them on in the courtroom but from the defense's previous access to the evidence. Bailey credits himself with the idea while Phil Vannatter has also been credited with it. But Bailey was the one to goad Darden into the idea.

-Kardashian and AC did search Simpson's garment bag thoroughly, and Shapiro had suggested that Kardashian should go down with Simpsons if they went the plea bargain path again.

-There's no record of Dershowitz faxing things to the Dream Team in the middle of the trial. And only Columbian "Necklaces" were brought up rather than "Neckties"

I almost couldn't watch that glove scene

Someone Made a Movie about Erotic Fanfic Writers

SLASH is a coming-of-age comedy that follows introverted high school freshman Neil, an avid writer of slash fiction. Everything changes when he meets an older student named Julia, who pushes him to publish his own fan fic online. When the website’s moderator takes a special interest in Neil’s work, it opens up a whole new universe.

Neil writes slash fanfic for the fictional sci-fi franchise "Vanguard". He writes in notebooks and then becomes a laughing stock/case of parental concern when people discover tha badly written sex scenes he's writing.

From the kickstarter: "At its heart, this is the story of a young man struggling to understand his place in the world, both socially and sexually, and both the stories he writes and the community he finds through sharing his work are an important part of his journey.  It's a film that will connect with anyone who has ever felt like an outsider, or struggled to figure out where they fit in."

From the writer/director: "Initially, I didn’t fully understand what compelled fans to write “dirty” stories based on mainstream characters. But then I kept reading. And I began to read correspondences between authors in this surprisingly tight knit group. And it all started to click.

Sometimes in the most apparently debase or taboo lands, you find an understanding of human nature that's lacking in the sanitized mainstream. It’s something grossly misunderstood, a subject full of humor and pathos, and ultimately one that taps into a universal desire to be a part of something. That’s something I want to introduce evenhandedly to the world."

It premiered at SXSW and got a decent review from Variety. Features Michael Ian Black, Missi Pyle, Corey from Teen Wolf, Luschek from OitNB, and Hannah Marks of Awkward/Unnecessary Roughness/Weeds

what was your first slash fic?

Drake joins Rihanna on stage + Rih interacting with fans + moar!

Drake made a special guest appearance on Rihanna's sold-out Miami stop of the 2016 Anti tour. The duo performed Work which is the no1 song in the US for the fourth week in a row #thatRihannareignwontletup.

Drake stayed till the end of the show, watching it from the audience.

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M. I. A to work with H&M

-going to promote world recycle week, where H&M encourage customers to return unwanted clothes for store credit.
-Going to release a new song and video on April 11th themed around recycling and the environmental impact of clothes going to landfills


Agent Provocateur founder to burn his punk collection

-is currently disatisfied with the state of punk so he's going to burn his £5m collection

-intends to do it on November 26th, the 40th anniversary of Anarchy in the UK's release

-is also inviting other punks to join him in Camden district to show their disatisfaction

-is particularly upset because the queen is giving punk her blessing by allowing the british library, museum of london and british film institute to make 2016 the year of punk

-thinks the mainstream is appropriating punk culture and the public has been overtaken by a general malaise

Didn't his mom basically create punk to sell her clothes? Talk about first world problems.
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everyone needs to see this video tbh

LMAO @ how as soon as kstew sees the paps she fumbles to grab her gf's hand. can she be more obvious? i thought you hated the paps sis?
also lol @ the guy in the beanie at 0:22 stopping dead in his tracks and staring back at them like ":o omg is that who i think it is?" amazing

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the meltdowns on twitter/tumblr have been amazing- it's been almost 3 years since robsten broke up, will they ever let it go? will robsten's secret mariage and babies survive this? also, how can you be a kstew fan AND be homophobic? how does that work?

Britney Spears in Nashville @ the Grand Ole Opry

Fans speculated that the Queen of Vegas was off to NYC, Hawaii or Kentwood after being spotted at the airport on Monday night however the pop queen traveled all the way to Tennessee to surprise her younger sister who had a performance scheduled at the Grand Ole Opry.

Here she is introducing her sister before her performance:

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when's the last time you did something nice for your sibling, ontd?

PlayStation Announces PlayStation VR, Coming In October!

Priced at $399.00 and coming in October 2016. It will be cheaper that the competitors. The main screen will be 1920x1080 and is capable of displaying games at up to 120 frames per second. They also promise 50 games will be released between the October launch and the end of the year.

Hope this is OK mods, just thought it was cool news to share.


29 (5) Lesbian and Bisexual TV Characters Who Got Happy Endings

Last week Autostraddle compiled a list of 77 138 dead lesbian and bisexual characters on tv and how they died. Upon request, they compiled this list to show lesbian and bisexual characters who managed to escape being killed off and ended up (somewhat) happily instead.

1. Ellen, Ellen (1994-1998)
"She did more for gay people on TV than anyone in history, just as her swaggering season finale predicted she would."

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Follow-up to this post by departed sis imnotasquirrel.


Former Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle beat up in prison for being scum

Basically Jared Fogle, who is currently serving a 15 year sentence for child porn and having sex with underaged prostitutes, was jumped in the prison yard. His attacker Steven Nigg, a 60 year old inmate who is doing time for a weapons charge, started pummeling Fogle in the face. Fogle was left with a bloody nose, swollen face and scratches all over on his neck while Nigg had no injuries. Nigg allegedly attacked Fogle out of anger and disgust for his crimes and the overall amount of child sex predators that are in their low security prison. He was placed into solitary confinement for punishment. Nigg's family was apparently not surprised by the altercation as Nigg really hates child molesters. No special protection is being offered to Fogle whose earliest possible release date is July of 2029.

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Henry Cavill admits to lurking fan forums


- He's grown to be very protective of Superman/Clark
- He likes to think that, like Clark, always tries to do the right thing.
- Was surprised how physically large Ben Affleck was when they met.
- He admits to having moments where he has to check himself. (no shit)
Visits fan forums/pages and enjoys reading the debate between Superman fans and Batman fans.
- His favorite scenes to shoot with Batfleck were all from the third act of the film.


tbh I hope he reads ONTD so he can realize how much of an idiot he's been recently

Panorama Festival (made by Coachella creators) lineup revealed

The NYC festival will take place on Randall's Island (same location as Governors Ball) from July 22-24 this year. This will be the festival's inaugural event and will be taking place despite the petition made by Governors Ball to block it from happening.


This lineup is way better than Gov Ball's. Kendrick > Kanye any day.
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Madonna Pays Tribute to Kylie / Sydney Welcomes and Pays Tribute to Madonna

“I love Kylie! I wish you were here!” -Madonna
With one more last show of the Rebel Heart Tour, Kylie has been rumored to join Madonna on stage.


Madonna is the latest artist to be honoured with a special Sydney Mardi Gras tribute.

"There were dancers dressed as ‘Express Yourself’ circa Blond Ambition tour Madonna and ‘Vogue’ Madonna. ‘Hung Up’ Madonna garnered plenty of cheers as did ‘Material Girl’ Madonna. Though she was a miniature version, she nevertheless struck a pose like there was nothing to it. And a mascot-sized Madonna, dubbed ‘Megadonna’, took everyone’s breath away."

Over 200 people took part in the project honoring the Queen of Pop.

“QUEEN OF POP” WORLD PREMIERE!Sydney Mardi Gras is proud to premiere our 'Queen Of Pop' video tribute to the one and...

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L.A. ONTDers, This Is Your Chance! : Fifth Harmony Mini-Concert at Jimmy Kimmel LIVE on March 24th

Fifth Harmony will perform an outdoor free mini-concert for Jimmy Kimmel LIVE on March 24th. The setlist includes their new hit single 'Work from Home'!


BONUS: Behind the scene footages of Normani in 'Work from Home'

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'Work from Home' is currently top ten in the US, UK & AUS iTunes despite the fact that it's not even being close of it's radio peak! Slay mamas!

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Sony Buys Michael Jackson's Stake in Music Catalog for $750 Million

-This will give the company sole ownership of works by The Beatles, Bob Dylan and others like Eminem and Taylor Swift

-MJ's estate negotiated the sale and the executors of the estate say this is just another move in erasing his debts and maximizing the value of the estate for the benefit of his three children and Jackson's mother.

-The sale does not include rights to Jackson’s master recordings or songs that he wrote, and the singer’s estate will continue to have a stake in EMI Publishing, Inc.

-The deal is expected to close by the end of the month.


Smell a celeb's death with "Famous Deaths" project

  • The "Sense of Smell" research group is showing off the "Famous Deaths" project at South by Southwest

  • Participants enter a morgue cabinet while a mix of sound and scents waft in correlating to parts of the celebrity's death

  • An example given is Whitney Houston and how you can smell her last meal and the pipe next to the bathtub.

  • Other celebrities offered are Princess Diana, Muammar Gaddafi, and John F. Kennedy

  • It's said that just by scent, participants will be able to feel touch and thermal sensations. A few participants thought that the temperature rose when they smelled fresh fries, and a few thought their hair was on fire when they smelled meth.


ontd, which dead celeb's final moments would you like to smell?

The 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood


1. Kate Young
Clients: Sienna Miller, Selena Gomez, Margot Robbie, Natalie Portman

2.Cristina Ehrlich
Clients: Brie Larson, Penelope Cruz, Tina Fey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Uzo Aduba

3. Elizabeth Stewart
Clients: Cate Blanchett, Julia Roberts, Jessica Chastain, Sandra Bullock, Viola Davis

4.Elizabeth Saltzman
Clients: Saoirse Ronan, Gwyneth Paltrow, Uma Thurman

5. Victoria Sekrier
Client: Alicia Vikander

Oscars/Academy Apologize for Tone Deaf & Racist Jokes about Asians. They're sorry you were offended.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences apologized on Tuesday for the Asian jokes on the Feb. 28 Oscar telecast, after receiving a protest letter signed by 25 AMPAS members, including Ang Lee.

In their statement, the Academy said "The Academy appreciates the concerns stated, and regrets that any aspect of the Oscar telecast was offensive." So basically, they've continued to be tone deaf with their 'sorry you were offended' apology.

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IMG Models announces plus-sized division for men

  • Called "Brawn," a new division for plus-sized models has been created bu IMG Models

  • First model signed is Zach Miko, who was Target's first plus-sized male model last year

  • Ivan Bart, the president of IMG Models, is quoted as saying, "The body positive messaging and size diversity is something that's relevant and something that continues to be on everybody's mind. We have to extend the conversation for men...I want every man in America to say, 'I can do that' when they see Zach."

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CBS Sets Season Premiere For Person Of Interest Plus Season Finale Dates

POI will premiere on Tuesday, May 3rd @ 10pm. Then it will be shown twice weekly on Mondays & Tuesdays consecutively starting May 9th & 10th. It has been confirmed it will be the last season!

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Look Around, Look Around: A "Hamilton" RoundUp

Lin spoke at Congress this week about the economic crisis in Puerto Rico and talked about it with Jenna Bush.

The Hamilton women continue to S L A Y!

And it seems like Ham may stay on the $10 after all?

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ontd, have the schuyler sisters and co. every slayed you with killer harmonies?
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RUMOR: AMC's "Better Call Saul" and "Halt & Catch Fire" to have a cross-over episode

^an editor for Halt
- Halt is going to be set in the late 1980's for S3
- If true, the crossover would probably be in Halt's S3, which has begun filming in Atlanta
- I'm assuming they are trying to catch them BSC viewers

I'm into it! I've been loving BCS tbh. I think this could work out.


Print Your Own Lisa Frank Tarot Deck

An artist by the name of Ariel Hart came up with these designs. “I’m especially passionate about branding as it transitions into being a lifestyle,” Hart explained to HuffPo. “Lisa Frank is a great example of a brand that was likely intended for young people that inadvertently found a way to stick with them for the rest of their lives.”

They are not for sale since you can just download and print them yourselves. (how much will this cost me at Kinkos?)

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Normani Kordei of Fifth Harmony for Bombshell Mag: "The industry lacks [phenomenal entertainers]"

Bombshell engaged Fifth Harmony member Normani Kordei to discuss her swift rise to stardom, potential solo career and the group’s future success! In an intimate interview, the 19 years old singer candidly dishes on boys, her biggest influences Michael Jackson, Adele & Beyoncé and stage fright.

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Do personalities crash in the group?
I can definitely say that we've experienced the best and worst times together. We have been through more than you can began to imagine in the last three years. This journey in our lives helped shape us to expand within our artistry. Any relationship has it's strengths and weakness. I can honestly say that this pertains to us as well but we always find a way to get past whatever issue that may arise. Ultimately, we have the same goal.

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YAS! Queen of low budget magazines! Serving us 90's r&b album covers!

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'Walking Dead' star Steven Yeun tackles action movie 'Mayhem'

  • Joe Lynch is directing.

  • The film is being financed by Avva Pictures.

  • The indie film is about: "a virus capable of making people act out their wildest impulses that infects a corporate law office on the very day attorney Derek Saunders (Yeun) is framed by a co-worker and wrongfully fired. Trapped in the quarantined building, our hero is forced to savagely fight tooth and nail for not only his job, but also his life."

  • Mayhem is due to begin principal photography later this month on location in Belgrade, Serbia.


I'm glad Steven is finally getting major roles in other projects, buuuut (twd spoilers (maybe) ahead):
[Spoiler (click to open)]he starts filming for Mayhem (in Serbia) later this month. The Walking Dead cast start filming for season 7 in April. He's the lead in Mayhem. It's (pretty much) confirmed now that his face meets Lucille in the finale. RIP Glenn :'( (and if y'all were wondering - no, this isn't the only evidence stacked against him dying this season)

#PISSALERT : Footballers throw pint glass full of urine off balcony at Cheltenham Festival

  • At the Cheltenham Festival (a horse-racing event in England), professional footballers were caught pissing into pint glasses and pouring it over the balcony, onto where thousands of other racegoers stood.

  • MK Dons' Samir Carruthers and Northampton Town's James Collins were the two photographed relieving committing the acts.

  • The MK Dons have since said they are launching an investigation and Carruthers has apologized for "[letting] the club down massively."


ontd, what is it about sports culture do you think that breeds piss miscreants?
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President Obama reveals his NCAA bracket!!

obama picks kansas to win
every year he has blessed us with his bracket
he also shockingly picked A&M to be in the final four
no word on trump's picks

do u agree with the president ontd? ALSO FINAL REMINDER: join the ontd bracket challenge and fill your bracket out before the games tmrw! password is legends

Nicki Minaj covers April issue of NYLON

A couple of quotes:

On her Kmart clothing brand
“I was embarrassed to wear low-priced things so it was important for me to make my fans feel like, ’You may not have all the money right now, but you better walk with your head held high and be confident, be proud of what you’re wearing, because you make the clothes.’”

On her relationship with Meek Mill
“I’m not engaged yet. He said that my third ring would be my engagement ring. But sometimes he calls me his fiancée, and I’m always trying to stop him, like, ‘Nope! I ain’t got that third ring yet!’ We’re just taking it one step at a time. And, you know, if that happens, if I get married, then I’ll have a child, and that’ll be fun, because I can’t wait to hold my baby. When he and I were just friends, he would always say, ‘You remind me of my mother, and I like that because you’re like a dude. You’re tough like a guy and you talk like a dude.’ So I always got the sense that me being tough and bossy was a turn-on for him. And it’s important for me to keep my voice. Being in a relationship shouldn’t mean that you lose your voice. Being in a relationship should mean that you’ve met a secure-enough man to allow you, in a sense, to remain a queen.”

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Did Chrissy Teigen Just Throw Ina Garten Shade in Her Cookbook?

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  • Chrissy Teigen included a recipe in her Cravings cookbook for roast chicken and veggies, which she called "BTI (Better than Ina's)"

  • Investigative journalists determined that Teigen is actually a lifelong fan of the Barefoot Contessa as evidenced by her Twitter testimonials (see below)

  • Teigen is also on record as having said, "I Love Ina Garten". But do you?

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Orlando Bloom Introduced Katy Perry to His Mother

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Things are getting serious for Katy and Orlando! The two were rumored to be dating after meeting at the Golden Globes and getting papped in Hawaii, and now it seems as if the relationship is solidifying. Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom ate and had drinks with Bloom's mother at a pub in Buckinghamshire, England.

Onlookers say the three got along very well and had a good time.

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What was it like meeting your gf/bf's parents?

Wendy Williams Goes in on Janet's Flop Comeback. Thinks She Needs a Reinvention.

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-Wendy thinks the reason Janet is cancelling shows is because she's not selling tickets.
-Wendy says Janet should not aim to perform in arenas, instead she should downgrade to theaters.
-Janet needs a reinvention. Be reintroduced and grow from there.
-Wendy thinks she should go to Vegas and have a residency.


True love lives! Sam and Rahn back together!

--Jersey Shore alums Sammi and Rahnnie are reportedly seeing each other again
--Rumors started when Sam posted a pic on IG from her birthday party with Rahn sitting next to her
--Sam's rep had no comment but a source claims, “Both Sammi and Ronnie are telling friends they have never loved anyone else since they broke up”

sammisweetheartSuch an amazing Birthday Weekend spent at my fav. Place @bouncesportingclub @thecbernard ! 🎉


i miss jersey shore tbh. these 2 were a hot mess, i hope Ron stopped being a douche for Sammi's sake. I wish her all the best

Barry Diller & DVF cloned their dog

-Diller's rep confirmed that they cloned their Jack Russell terrier, Shannon, who once climbed to the roof of their house during a dinner party attended by Shirley Maclaine, Diana Ross and Joan Collins (every source I looked at included this fun
-Cloning costs $100k and was done in South Korea, allegedly by Sooam Biotech Research Foundation.
-DM has photos of the puppies and Shannon.

Idk why this is becoming news now because the photo posted at the source (of one of the puppies) is 127 weeks old. Would you clone your dog?
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First Look at Tyler Perry's "The Passion" feat. Seal & Chris Daughtry

  • The live musical chronicles the last few hours of JC's life, narrated by Tyler Perry

  • Stars Chris Daughtry as Judas, Seal as Pontius Pilate,  Prince Royce as Peter, Trisha Yearwood as Mary and Latin sex god Jencarlos Canela as Jesus

  • Airs live on Fox Sunday March 20th aka "Palm Sunday"

ONTD will you be watching this? Is Seal hurting for money? Are you religious?

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Kim Kardashian West Sends Ariel Winter "Thanks for your solidarity" Flowers

arielwinter "Women supporting other women is so powerful."-Mrs. West ❤️ps. I gotchu @kimkardashian always xo

**Recap on the story: Kim posted nude selfie, Chloe Moretz went in, internet went in, people supported #teamchloe and #teamkim. Ariel, apparently, was #teamkim. Kim Kardashian West saw Ariel's gram. Had her people send this fugly arrangement.

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ONTD, do you get flowers for supporting Kim?

TVLand Working on Heathers Comedic Anthology Series

-This single cam series will be a present day dark comedy

-The different twist is that girls who would've been  "outcasts" in the original movie are now the popular girls. Heather McNamara (originally played by Lisanne Falk) is a black lesbian; Heather Duke (Shannen Doherty) is a male who identifies as gender-queer whose real name is Heath; and Heather Chandler (Kim Walker) has a body like Martha Dumptruck. They're described as being popular but evil. (oh no)

-As an anthology it'll be a different group of Heathers every season I guess.

-Written by the guy that wrote Butter aka that movie where Jennifer Garner carves blocks of butter into sculptures.

-This will be the second attempt at trying to make a show of Heathers after a project with Bravo that would've been about the title characters' daughters fell through in 2013.

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Angelina Jolie visits refugees in Greece

Today Angelina Jolie arrived in Greece, acting as UNHRC's Special Envoy, to review the refugee situation. First she visited the refugee and migrant hot spots in Piraeus port and Eleonas, talking with the people there and getting first-hand testimony of their experience.

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She then met with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, to discuss the crisis in detail.

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ONTD, this is a very serious issue, so please be respectful.

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