May 27th, 2016

ancient aang

Youtubers Ethan and Hila (H3H3) raised $120k via crowdfunding in 24hrs, then donated all of it.





The best Youtube couple have been rising to fame at an incredibly fast rate because of their ridiculous antics and Ethan's reaction videos to the most absurd shit he can find on the internet, the latter recently getting them into legal issues.

First, a summarized backstory: Ethan is originally from California, after meeting and marrying Hila they lived for about 7 years in Israel, where she is from. Both quit their jobs to become full time Youtubers, then last year, after Hila got her visa they moved back to the States, most specifically midtown Manhattan where they planned on paying rent with Youtube money.

Now one of the guys who got roasted by them (it was a gross, misogynistic parkour video) flagged Ethan and Hila for copyright infringement, which means they cannot make money from their videos if their Youtube account is in "bad standing".

Yesterday they posted a video explaining that the situation would cost them about $100,000 but never actually asked for money and that Video Game Attorney (idk some internet famous dude?) was representing them for free. Apparently some fan set up a GoFundMe for them last night and as of right now, in less than a day, its at $124,714 (when they made the video it was at $117k), even channels they have roasted before donated to the cause. The Fine Bros gave $10k even though they got one of Ethan's most savage rants.

So what's happening to the money? Well, since Video Game Attorney and his partners represent people who are in Ethan and Hila's situation, as in "victims of unfair copyright infringement claims" they are donating every single penny to their account so they can keep supporting people who otherwise can't afford an attorney. They just added $5,000 to the GoFunMe themselves as well.

In true h3h3 fashion, hey are calling this the Fair Use Protection Account, aka FUPA and, quoting Ethan "the FUPA shall protect all of us".

If you're interested, they explain the lawsuit situation with more detail on this video.

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Source: GoFundMe

When would Sam and Nila tbh??
Celebs - McFassy

In "is anyone else still watching" news: hints about Homeland S6 (incl. Quinn's fate!)




- primarily set in New York
- will take place between Election Day in November and Inauguration Day in January
- Alice (Miranda Otto) is [Spoiler (click to open)]"definitely" dead [we'll see about that, Posh Spice]
- Quinn is [Spoiler (click to open)]alive, somehow???? Rupert Friend is coming back, at least, though "not the same." I love him but like...??? last I checked sarin was some serious shit y'all
- there will be ~cameos from some past characters, possibly from the Brody family (dear God please not Dana or The Son No One Ever Cared About)
- no premiere date yet, but probably fall

Will you tune in, ONTD?? What do you want to happen? Do you miss Dana and her random appearances in inconvenient places?
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kangjoon
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Drake is an awful person to date (and if you act like him, so are you)




- Article talks about how Drake has the right to write whiny lyrics about his failed relationships but should grow up a little bit.
- Asks how many more songs can he make about how he had a “good girl,” went off to do his own thing (and fuck other people freely), and later found himself left by the "good girl" because she lost interest.
- Highlights and comments some of his lines in songs.
- End the article saying that if you act anything like Drake, you should join in walking into actual adulthood.

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ONTD, is Drake a manchild?
Asuka [Annoyed]

Cassandra Clare writing ANOTHER series about Magnus Bane



Talentless hack Cassandra Clare continues to beat her dead horse, this time dragging author Wesley Chu (The Lives of Tao) into her mess.

"Magnus Bane is getting his own YA series courtesy of Saga Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Clare will co-write the series with Wesley Chu, author of The Lives of Tao.

"Over the years writing the Shadowhunter books, Magnus Bane has emerged as one of the most fun and fascinating characters for me to bring to life. He's always had a lot of secrets — there are so many things we don't know about Magnus, from the story of his first love to the secrets of his parentage, to the beginning of his relationship with Alec. All those things I was able to touch on in The Bane Chronicles, but I'm excited to dig in even more deeply in these three volumes devoted to Magnus, his past, his future, and his present."

...the first book in the Magnus Bane trilogy is slated for a November 2017 release."

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barbara kruger

Fifth Harmony 'Big Bad Wolf' & '1000 Hands' from 7/27 (Japan Deluxe Edition)

The Japan Deluxe Edition of 7/27 has 2 extra songs. 'Big Bad Wolf' (a pop/electro hoe anthem. Think 'Break the Ice' meets 'She Wolf') and '1000 Hands' (a cute ballad. Reminds me of 'A Thousand Years' thought)

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both song are actually good. but they don't fit with the rest of the album.
♫♫if you wanna bite, be a big bad wolf♫♫



source: bigbadwolf x 1000hands x 5hofficialJP
k-eyes

Sense8: Lilly Wachowski leaves as showrunner



For the first time in 20 years, Lilly and Lana Wachowski won't be working together, as Lilly will take a break as showrunner for the show's 2nd season.

She could return for season 3, if there's one, she's only taking some time off to focus on her well-being.

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and if anyone is in Brazil/São Paulo - they'll be shooting some scenes during Pride this Sunday.
yb

Korean-American rapper Dumbfoundead releases music video about Hollywood whitewashing



From his facebook: 'What's good world! Here's my new music video/song "SAFE"! After the last Academy Awards and the regular whitewashing of hollywood roles,i wrote this song and made this video adding my piece to the conversation. If you have any experiences or stories about this issue join the discussion in the comments below and SHARE! thanks!'



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oh @ that Bruce Jenner line though. Which Hollywood roles would you have liked to go to an Asian/non-white person, ONTD?
MEGHAN
  • fka

Women who are "mainly Caucasian or could have a bit of an ethnic flare" wanted for Nick Jonas tour



A casting call for Nick Jonas' 2016 summer tour has popped up online at ActorsAccess.com. The description for the casting call states that the ideal model for Nick's summer tour visuals should be "18-23 year old female models, mainly Caucasian or could have a bit of an ethnic flare, like Indian or South American." The description continues, stating that the girls should be "the kind of girls Nick Jonas would have a crush on."




Sources: Twitter + ActorsAccess.com
clippy

Robert Rodriguez Cast Leading Actress for Battle Angel Alita


  • Robert Rodriguez (remember that he was chosen to direct this film by James Cameron because he's obsessed with doing more shitty Avatar sequels) just cast the lead actress: Rosa Salazar.

  • Salazar will be playing Alita, an amnesiac cyborg who becomes a bounty hunter after being discovered in a landfill by a doctor. The story follows her journey as she attempts to discover who she was.



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I thought Hollywood forgot that Latinos existed :o
#ImWithHer

Amber Heard Claims Domestic Violence, Seeks Restraining Order From Johnny Depp

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  • Amber Heard showed up in court this morning with her lawyer and photos of bruising.

  • Amber claims Johnny assaulted her Saturday night, had her friend take a photo and then filed divorce immediately.

  • Heard says Johnny offered her a large amount of money to stay quiet but she said No and filed divorce.

  • Heard says Depp smashed his iPhone into her face.

  • AMBER HAS VIDEO PROOF HE BEAT HER.

  • Heard says this isn't the first time this has happened but it will be the last.

TRIGGER WARNING: THERE IS A PHOTO OF THE ABUSE AT THE SOURCE

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HOLY SHIT
marie

First Look at Anastasia: the Musical at the Hartford Stage


[photo: Christy Altomare and company in Anastasia/Joan Marcus]


Anastasia, starring Christy Altomare in the title role, officially opens tonight at the Hartford Stage in Connecticut. The musical, directed by Darko Tresnjak, is inspired by the 1997 Don Bluth film and the 1956 20th Century Fox film starring Ingrid Bergman.

Anastasia features songs from the '97 animated musical as well as new music written by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens. Anastasia is playing in Hartford through June 19th, with a Broadway engagement expected to begin sometime in the 2016-2017 season.

Hartford Stage has shared the first official images from this production. Check them out behind the cut! All photos credited to Joan Marcus.

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source: Broadway World (Sorry mods, accidentally hit post to ONTD instead of preview entry before I was done formatting!)
LauraruaL

Steve Buscemi, Iwan Rheon and Danny Trejo Sing About the Bad Guy Plight for Red Nose Day

For Red Nose Day, Steve Buscemi, Iwan Rheon and Danny Trejo sang about the troubles they go through playing scary characters, and not being allowed to participate in Red Nose Day.

Since NBC had yet to upload a HQ version but still found time to upload the terribly unfunny Sarah Silverman skit, here's a rip:



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Way funnier than the Walking Dead skit. Iwan Rheon is a diamond.

If you would like to donate to Red Nose Day, go to the official site: http://rednoseday.org
clippy

Tom Hiddleston is in “advanced talks” to take on the role of 007


According to the source, after watching his performance in High-Rise and The Night Manager, the prospect of him being Bond isn't bad at all. It’s also worth noting that if cast, Hiddleston would be the first Bond actor who shares an educational background with both the literary 007 and Ian Fleming himself: all three attended Eton College in their respective youths.

tonguenashe
  • iigoru

New 'Cardcaptor Sakura' anime in the works!!!!!!!!!!




In celebration of the 20th anniversary of CLAMP's Cardcaptor Sakura series, a new manga that reintroduces Sakura in her first year of junior high school is coming on June 3rd.

Future plans include a new anime project in development. Details will be announced later.

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you made me a shadowboxer baby

Garbage shares amazing new song from Strange Little Birds!



Shirley: I wish I could take credit for that song, but that came into my lap from Butch and was fully formed. Generally speaking, I don’t like to be told what to sing. He brought this song to me and said, “I have this idea, if you dig it, cool, if not, no hard feelings.” He played it for me, and I was blown away. It was utterly perfect. I immediately said, “I want to sing it right now.” And the vocal, it’s the first take that you hear. It was me basically learning the song. But it has a fragility that really matched the music. It’s rare that songs come to you perfect. Usually you have to spend time with them or f—k around. But even Butch, who’s incredibly modest, knew how good it was. It’s the throbbing heart of the entire record.

You can get it as an instant download if you pre-order the album. Strange Little Birds is out June 10th!

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SO good!
#ImWithHer

Amber Heard Breaks Down Outside Court + More Shocking Details Surface






  • Amber was photographed leaving the courthouse after being granted a Temporary Restraining order in Tears.

  • Trigger Warning: There are a couple of photos at the source of her leaving the court with a bruised up face.

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mods: I put the second article/tweet behind a cut because of the graphic content.
MEGHAN
  • fka

Drake expected to block Ariana Grande from the #1 spot



HITS Daily Double is reporting that Drake holds a lead of 2,000 albums over Ariana Grande. HITS is still counting albums and streams, but right now, it looks like Drake will move 178k units, while Ariana is calculated to move 176k. Although Blake Shelton sold more physical copies of his album (152k to Ariana's 131k), he is expected to land at #3 with 166k units. If Ariana gets blocked by Drake, this will be her first album to miss out on a #1 debut.

Source: HITS Daily Double
ancient aang

DAMAGE CONTROL ALERT: Johnny Depp helps the elderly amid Amber Heard's domestic abuse claims




He helped an elderly woman fitting a hearing aid before a concert with his band in Portugal. Lets hope at least his paying his PR overtime and holiday weekend.

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Demona
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Cover art for Disney's Gargoyles Cinestory Comic released




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For those who don't know, a cinestory is a comic that adapts a show or movie using screencaps instead of original art (for example, this is the cinestory for Zootopia). However it's been hinted that if the Gargoyles cinestory does well enough Disney might bring back the original comic book series that series creator Greg Weisman was doing.

The Gargoyles cinestory will be released in July, though you can preorder it on Amazon now.

lol

Kylie allegedly suing Tyra for over $1 million




-according to some "insiders", Kylie was bankrolling Toga upwards of $2 million, paying for his mortgage, child support payments, and legal bills
-Toga "thought the money was a gift"
-Kris is pissed

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is anyone surprised
Meseeks

Skrillex responds to lawsuit over Justin Bieber's "Sorry"



Skrillex took to his Instagram earlier today to explain how he made the vocal loop for "Sorry" from original songwriting sessions. This in response to a lawsuit filed by White Hinterland, claiming that Justin Bieber and Skrillex used vocals from her terrible song "Ring the Bell".

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Do you think she still has a case ONTD?
audrey2

Matthew Lewis talks about how he first heard of Alan Rickman's death



In a new interview with Fault Magazine, Matthew Lewis shares how he learned of Alan Rickman's passing.

"I was at Leavesden Studios the other day, visiting the set of Fantastic Beasts and I was with the producer who did all the Harry Potter films. He was taking me around the studio when the news came through. We were both just completely stunned. But also, to be in the studio when that came through, suddenly every room that I went into, every corridor that I walked down on, I suddenly remembered a story or an image of Alan. It got a bit odd. It was quite surreal. But also, powerfully moving as well. It was quite nice to be there. All those happy memories came flooding back and I got quite nostalgic actually. I went back home last night and just watched loads of interviews with him. It’s hard to describe. On his last day, I had a cup of tea with him in his trailer and we just sat and chatted about the future of my career and what I should do. He just offered me advice in where I should go and he said some things to me that filled me with a lot of confidence. And when you hear those sorts of things from someone of his stature, his ability, it means a lot."

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MEGHAN
  • fka

Ruth B visits NYC's Strand Bookstore to discuss some of her favorite books



Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B visited NYC's Strand Bookstore to discuss some of her favorite books. Her Peter Pan-inspired song "Lost Boy" originally started out as a 6-second Vine of her singing a line she came up with, but after her Vine blew up, she decided to turn the line she wrote into a full song. Talking about the books she read while growing up, Ruth says that the Harry Potter series is her all-time favorite, and J.K. Rowling is the one person she wishes she could meet. Her music video for "Lost Boy" came out earlier this month and has already racked up 4 million views. Her song is currently #30 on the Hot 100.



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kate

Fifth Harmony '7/27' Post: #1 Worldwide; Reviews; Promo Emoji


Fifth Harmony highly anticipated sophmore album 7/27 is now out! The album includes songs produced and written by Max Martin team, Kygo, Stargate, Jack Antonoff, Tinashe and more. You can now listen to the album on Spotify, Deezer or Tidal.

Attitude: 8/10
EW: B
AllMusic: 3.5/5
Newsday: B+
Digital Spy: 4/5
Sugarscape: 5/5
CelebMix: A
Rolling Stones: 3/5
Sputnik Music: 3.5/5

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sources: spotify x twittermusic x kworb


the album is so good! quench your thirst for bops and get 7/27 tbh!
which songs are your favorites? TMG, WFH, AIMH, Squeeze, GGB, Dope, No Way  >>>>>>>>>>
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What Went Wrong Between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard


- Marriage was already on the rocks after 3 months but they decided to stay married to avoid the shame of a short lived marriage.
- Reclusive Johnny got sick of Amber's obsession with Hollywood.
- Amber's close friendship with photographer Io Tillett Wright also proved to be an issue.
- Io was staying in Johnny's guest house and had to move out once Johnny felt uncomfortable that bisexual Amber was spending too much time with Io.
- Johnny required Amber to travel with him during location shoots and Amber had to distance herself from lesbian friends.
- The Aussie dog debacle didn't help as it was Amber's fault, bringing Pistol and Boo, which ultimately made Johnny look stupid.
- Johnny is looking his age and Amber is questioning why she is with an old man who used to look like Johnny Depp.

Johnny Depp has also released a statement on his divorce:
“Given the brevity of this marriage and the most recent and tragic loss of his mother, Johnny will not respond to any of the salacious false stories, gossip, misinformation and lies about his personal life. Hopefully the dissolution of this short marriage will be resolved quickly.”

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