April 22nd, 2016

Tilda Swinton says her portrayal of the Ancient One is "not an Asian character"



When asked about the backlash and criticism of her Doctor Strange role, the Ancient One, who is a Tibetan man in the comics, Tilda Swinton says, "well, it's not actually an Asian character, that's what I need to tell you about it." Got that? No? "I wasn't asked to play an Asian character, you can be very well assured of that." One more for the road? "You just have to wait and see, because it's not an Asian character."

She just happens to be wearing Asian-ish clothes while in an Asian monastery playing a character who is Tibetan in the source material, but it's totes not whitewashing and did not deprive a Tibetan actor of a breakout role and did not deprive a minority that's very underrepresented in Western media of seeing someone like themselves because "it's not an Asian character". Mmm hmm.

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Venues around the US pay tribute to The Purple One







Monuments in Denver, Indianapolis and Winnipeg have paid their respects as well. There are also tons of Prince dance parties going on tonight and throughout the weekend!

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Skipper of Natalie Wood's boat claims she was murdered, allegedly passes lie detector test




- Dennis Davern, one of the last people to see Natalie alive, has written an open letter to police saying Robert Wagner needs to be arrested
- Claims to have passed a police-administered lie detector after being asked "Did Robert Wagner murder Natalie Wood?"
- Claims Wagner convinced him to keep quiet
- After the case was reopened in 2011, her official cause of death was changed from "accidental drowning" to "drowning and undetermined factors" due to the bruises on her body

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Scandal 5x19 "Buckle Up"

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"That's My Girl" (Season Finale) - As each presidential candidate gets ready to announce their running mate, Olivia finds herself in a potentially dire situation. Meanwhile, Cyrus is presented with damaging information that could alter the presidential race entirely, on the season finale of “Scandal,” Thursday, May 12th on ABC.

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Syfy orders drama pilot about Superman's grandfather




follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos.

David Goyer (The Dark Knight Trilogy, Batman v Superman) tapped as showrunner.

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Prince Suffered Percocet Overdose Days Before Passing

UPDATE



  • TMZ says Prince overdoes on Percocet painkillers.

  • He had corrective surgery on both of his hips in 2010 and was taking the painkiller for lingering hip problems

  • He ingested so much EMTs had to administer a "save shot" at the airport where his plane made an emergency landing to save his life.


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Rest in Paradise Prince. The more that comes out about this story makes me sadder :(
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franco is a little gay




"there is a bit of overfocusing on my sexuality, both by the straight press and the gay press, and so the first question is why do they care? well, because i’m a celebrity, so i guess they care who i’m having sex with. but if your definition of gay and straight is who i sleep with, then i guess you could say i’m a gay c—k tease. it’s where my allegiance lies, where my sensibilities lie, how i define myself. yeah, i’m a little gay, and there’s a gay james."

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Birdman GOES OFF on Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club + The Breakfast Club Responds


  • Birdman stopped by the Breakfast Club this morning in order to address some rumors that have been talked about over the last few months involving Lil Wayne & Young Money.

  • Before the interview even started, Birdman walks in with his interview of 8 guys and starts popping off on Charlamagne, Envy & Angela.

  • Repeatedly tells them to "respect his fucking name* and "stop playing with my fucking name" consistently.

  • Charlamagne tries to buck up and bring up past interviews with Trick Daddy & Rick Ross, both of whom had issues with Birdman in the past.

  • Birdman says he came there to tell them to their faces instead of "rolling up on him in the club"

  • It's very awkward and a must watch.

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peabody awards winners: entertainment & children’s programming



The Entertainment and Children’s winners of The Peabody 30 are as follows:

Beasts of No Nation (Netflix)
Red Crown Productions, Participant Media, Come What May Productions, New Balloon

black-ish (ABC)
ABC Studios

Deutschland 83 (SundanceTV)
Fremantle International/Kino Lorber

Marvel’s Jessica Jones (Netflix)
Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix

Master of None (Netflix)
Universal TV, Oh Brudder Productions, Alan Yang Productions, Fermulon

MR. ROBOT (USA Network)
Universal Cable Productions

The Leftovers (HBO)
HBO Entertainment and Warner Bros Television in association with Damon Lindelof Productions and Film 44

Transparent (Amazon Video)
Amazon Studios

UnREAL (Lifetime)
A+E Studios

Wolf Hall (PBS)
A Playground Entertainment and Company Pictures Production for BBC and MASTERPIECE in association with BBC Worldwide, Altus Media and Prescience

Katie Morag (Cbeebies)
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Black Sails writer teases us with first picture from Season 4 set



Brad Caleb Kane, one of the writers and producers for Black Sails, recently tweeted the first behind-the-scenes photo from Season 4.

Notice the second sword in the photo. Who is Flint facing off against? Fans have been speculating that this photo may be of Flint giving Silver a lesson in swordfighting. (praying this is the case & not just wishful thinking, omg)

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I miss this show so much all the time.
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Rihanna Performs Diamonds In Honor of Prince

Last night at her tour stop in Calgary, AB, Canada Rihanna dedicated her song Diamonds in tribute to Prince, along with giving a heartfelt beautiful speech before honoring the music legend. Her stage lit up in purple behind her, and at the end of her speech (about how he inspired many to start making and listening to music) before singing she said "“Let’s shine some light to heaven for Prince.”



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Richard Madden and Lily James rehearse Romeo and Juliet, remain adorable together



Some rehearsal pics have been released to promote the Cinderella duo's new Kenneth Branagh directed Romeo and Juliet play, that'll debut in London on May 25th, killing the OP .

The show plays until 13th August 2016 with a live cinema broadcast set for 7th July.

The play stars Lily James and Richard Madden as not teenagers Juliet and Romeo. Branagh and Rob Ashford are co-directing the show.

The rest of the cast includes Derek Jacobi as Mercutio, Meera Syal stars as the Nurse, Marisa Berenson (Lady Capulet), Jack Colgrave Hirst (Benvolio), Tom Hanson (Paris), Matthew Hawksley (Anthony), Taylor James (Prince), Ansu Kabia (Tybalt), Racheal Ofori (Potpan), Nikki Patel (Balthasar), Chris Porter (Lord Montague), Zoe Rainey (Lady Montague), Michael Rouse (Lord Capulet), Sam Valentine (Friar Laurence) and Kathryn Wilder (Peta/Apothecary).

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They will also be on the Graham Norton Show tonight, I assume to promote the play.




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MTV is bringing 'Cribs' back... on Snapchat





  • The revival will be a weekly "short-form" show for MTV's Snapchat Discover channel.

  • The new Cribs will reportedly start appearing on your Snapchat Discover section sometime in June.



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Which "celeb"'s cribs you think will going to make an appereance, ONTD?
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Kim Kardashian, Peacemaker? Solved Problems Between Black Chyna and Kylie



  • Queen of the world, Kim Kardashian said enough is enough and sat down with Blac Chyna to hash out their issues involving Rob and the engagement.

  • Kim & Blac met and both agreed what was most important was Rob's happiness and getting out of the house and back into the world.

  • Kim also talked Chyna into sitting down with Kylie and hashed out their issues.

  • It obviously worked because yesterday they announced via Snapchat's they're besties/sisters.

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ONTD, should we get Kim Kardashian to solve other hostile relationships in the world? Send her to talk to Putin!

Sophie Turner's archery skills + other X-Men promotion



Possibly this is a preview of Sansa's revenge on the Boltons in Season 6. Hitting Ramsay in the face with a suction cup arrow would sadly be a greater accomplishment than anything she managed to do in the revenge department last year.

All this plus corporate advertising cleverly disguised as a film tie-in. X-Men: Apocalypse has a promotional deal with Coldwell Banker, so if you want to buy the Xavier Institute, here's your chance (though it blows up a lot, so that may be a bad investment). There's more footage of the film here.



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Kourtney Kardashian talks about working out and going gluten-free and dairy-free.



In an interview with E! Kourtney discussed what she's done to get herself back in shape after having three children.

On working out: "I think I take time for myself now to work out every day, which I never did—especially having three young kids. I just never made it a priority, and now it just makes me feel so much better—mentally and physically, just to really take that time. I know for my body, I need four to five days a week of working out. Khloe and I really push each other to do that. We do jump roping, but then in-between he'll have us do weights and squats and push-ups and sit-ups. A lot of things using our body weight. I couldn't even do one regular push up when we started with him. And now I can do so many. He has me doing full-body pull-ups."

On dieting: "I think what you put into your body with food and how much water you drink…I think it's just as important what you put inside as what you put on your skin. So right this second, we're doing gluten-free, dairy-free, which is so hard, and so are my kids. [Dairy's] in everything and so's gluten, it's so hard, so we're doing like six weeks. This doctor that we've been seeing like checks you after and says 'Ok you could do this or that.'"

On how the kids are handling this diet: "They like hate me. We went to Rob's birthday on Saturday night and he had this huge cake, and I brought them these gluten-free, dairy-free chocolate chip cookies. But I warned them in advance, and they were fine. Kim was like, 'North would never do that.'"

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Susan Sarandon on her feud with Debra Messing: You have to much time on your hands



-Sarandon gave an interview (located after the cut) discussing policitcs
-The editor gave a misleading title stating that she supported Trump
-Debra and her followers went after Sarandon
-Sarandon told her to watch or read what she said
-Ended with "report me to the homeroom teacher and lets just stop"

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Prince and Madonna Almost Went on Tour Together


-Madonna's manager pitched it to Madonna and she loved the idea. she said "we'll call it the Royalty Tour"
-Prince said the idea was too big and the world wasn't ready for it.
-Madonna and Prince maintained a friendship since the 80's (even tho he shaded her in the 90's).
-Prince worked on Madonna's "Like a Prayer" album (the guitar you hear at the beginning of the song is Prince playing.
-They also sang a duet on that album (one of the few Prince songs you will find on Spotify)
-In their mature years... Madonna was on tour and visited his city 6 months ago, Prince invited Madonna and her dancers to a private show at his house.

Last October when Madonna was performing in Minnesota (Prince was in the audience) she dedicated "La Vie En Rose" to him


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Camila uses feminism to defend her solo collab w/ Diplo + 5H pushes album 7/27 from 5/20 to 5/27


  • A Fifth Harmony fan commented that it was a shame that 4/5 of 5H were at Britney's Piece of Me concert, while Camila was fucking WITH, aka working/hanging out, with Diplo

  • Camila failed reading comprehension or social media speak (this would be ironic since she's been a twitter/tumblr stan since she was 14) and thought the fan meant fucking or having sex with Diplo for tracks

  • Camila used harmonizers and Fifth Harmony's endorsement of feminism and women supporting women to call the fan a hypocrite for "slut shaming her"




  • Realizing her feminism defense didn't work, she tweeted about how she can do whatever made her happy during her free time

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  • Fifth Harmony also announced that they will push their album's release date from 5/20 to 5/27 because the number 27 is special to them since it was the day they were formed

  • Fans speculate that since they didn't originally schedule it then, they moved it, so they wouldn't have to compete with Ariana Grande or Blake Shelton's albums, who have sold better in the past

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Spiderman Homecoming: Michael Keaton is out bc RDJ is too expensive to get them both








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Famke Janssen: X-Men movies are sexist




-Contacted producers about appearing in X-Men: Apocalypse
-Was never contacted back
-Thinks that it is unfair that male actors are allowed to reprise their roles in superhero movies while the women simply get recast (Hugh Jackman/Patrick Stewart/Ian McKellan all have appeared multiple times in X-films geared toward the past/future)
-Is excited to see Sophie Tuner take on Jean Grey.

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Mckenzie Small - Caught Feelings (Music Video)



Today, Mckenzie Small released her debut single "Caught Feelings" and accompanying music video. Small is best known for her role on Disney Channel's "Backstage" as Scarlett Dunn. A few years ago Mckenzie and her cousin Haley Small caught Beyoncé's attention with their cover of "Pretty Hurts".

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貞子 vs. 伽椰子 (Sadako V Kayako/The Ring vs The Grudge) Trailer Premieres!



Batman Vs Superman Who? Captain America: Civil War What? The real battle everyone has asked for is finally hitting the big screen this summer! Are you ready for the battle of the year!?

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ONTD, here's a Friday night creepy post for you! What horror icons do you want to battle it out!?
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ONTD Original: The Kardashians/Jenners and their Fetishism of Black Men

Take a seat, grab a glass of wine, a cup of coffee, some popcorn, whatever you would like. This is going to be a long post. Sit back and enjoy.



WARNING: This post features many headache inducing quotes and videos. If you have a very low tolerance for the Kardashians as well as a low tolerance for the hypersexualization of black bodies you may want to take precaution before entering this post. But, if you've been eager for a post exposing this Klan's sick fetishism of black men by all means come on in. Here we go, a compilation of some of the most racist, outlandish comments made by the Kardashians/Jenners regarding Black men over the years.

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Fun fact: The entire family but Kourtney and Caitlyn are currently or allegedly in interracial relationships with black men/women. (Kylie and Tyga, Kendall and Jordan Clarkson (allegedly), Khloe and Brandon Jennings (allegedly), Rob and Blac Chyna, Kris and Corey Gamble, Kim and Kanye.)


So what do you say ONTD, are the Kardashians still harmless?