October 18th, 2017

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McKayla Maroney publicly opens up about being one of Larry Nassar's victims

McKayla Maroney, a member of the Fierce Five that won gold in 2012 and a 2x vaulting world champion, opened up about her experience with former USA gymnastics team doctor of 20+ years, Larry Nassar. McKayla was one of the 140+ victims that sued Larry Nassar for sexual assault under the guise of treatment and USA gymnastics for failure to report sexual assault to the authorities. She is now going public with her story. In 2016, she opened up in an interview with gymcastic about dealing with depression, injuries, and her coaches, Artur Akopyan and Galina Marinova. Another gymnast coached by them, Mattie Larson, was also one of Nassar's public victims. Along with Nassar and USA Gymnastics, she also named the Karoylis, Akopyan, and Marinova in her lawsuit. 

Source: Twitter

:(((( She's been through so much with her personal coaches being terrible about food & injuries, that terrible hacker leaking her nudes when she was underage, and being a victim of Nassar
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Stranger Things Star Winona Ryder Loves Keri Russell on The Americans | Screen Tests | W Magazine

Winona Ryder gushes about her love for Keri Russell on her favorite TV show, 'The Americans' in the latest installment of Screen Tests. As we get ready for 'Stranger Things 2' on Netflix, the actress who plays Joyce Byers on the show talks about her first kiss, her time on the skateboarding team, and her mastery of the yo-yo.

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Hollywood’s Other ‘Open Secret’ Besides Harvey Weinstein: Preying on Young

Ira Madison of The Daily Beast writes this article about Hollywood's other secret

-Addresses Corey Feldman's remarks about Hollywood and child abuse in light of Harvey Weinstein
-How Corey can't name the creeps/abusers b/c of state of limitations in California
-NDA's and the stigma attached with going forward leads many in fear to not come out
-Hollywood is an easy place for them to be in close proximity with young children
-An Open Secret documentary exposed a lot of pos in Hollywood and one of the victims in the film was abused allegedly by Bryan Singer, but his case dismissed but still the stories don't lie

Evan Rachel Wood is also not believing it either

-Basically with Noah Galvin (actor) speaking out about Bryan Singer's alleged behavior and with Harvey's downfall, the dominoes are falling to see who's next. Although what he said in the interview was problematic, it did speak of how Bryan's behavior isn't an open secret to those in Hollywood. Also Victor Salva needs to go and many more will in the wake of Weinstein.
-Also this is my first post, so it still might be a bit wonky so please forgive me.

Source #1- https://twitter.com/ecareyo/status/920312871770251264
Source #2- https://twitter.com/evanrachelwood/status/919631726707482624
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The Flash 4x03 Promos & Description - Luck Be A Lady

The Flash 4x03 Promo & 'Therapy' Promo

4x03 Luck Be A Lady - Episode Description

Barry and the team are hit by a string of bad luck and realise it is the handiwork of a new meta, Becky (guest star Sugar-Lyn Beard) nicknamed Hazard, who has the ability to give others bad luck, while cashing in the benefits for herself.
Meanwhile, Harry Wells returns to Earth-1 to give Wally a message from Jesse.
Airing 24th October.

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Are you the rightful Team Leader of your Superhero Squad, ONTD FlashFam?

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The Chainsmokers Are Tommy Hilfiger Brand Ambassadors: "We Try to Learn from Our Mistakes"

• “We party a lot, we have a ton of friends, we travel all over, and write songs about hanging out,” says Taggart, the more talkative of the two [shocking.gif]. “And it strikes a chord with people.”

• Their bio, which has been removed from their official website, called out their “17.34 combined inches” and has raised a few eyebrows.

• “For 30 years no one cared what we had to say, then one morning we wake up, and they do—it’s weird. But I like to think we’re good guys, and we try to learn from our mistakes.”

• “I had a gothic phase, a white-boy rapper, an emo kid. These days we like to wear more formal clothes but in a laid-back way, like dress pants with a band tee and a cool canvas shoe," says Taggart.

• For some reason this happened: The Chainsmokers Are Tommy Hilfiger Brand Ambassadors.

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ONTD, what song by the Nickelback of EDM is your fave?

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Fear the Walking Dead Could Have Eventually Turned Madison Into a Villain

With the amount of killing Madison has done (so far) people think that maybe she is the villain of the series.

Fear The Walking Dead will return next summer with it's fourth season.

Do you still watch the show ONTD?

Grown-ish gets a 2018 premiere date

- The Black-ish spin off, staring Yara Shahidi, will premiere on Jan 3, 2018 on Freeform
- The series follows new freshman Zoey Anderson at Southern California University
- The show will feature Zoey as the "popular, stylish, and socially active 17-year-old, who tackles current social issues and complexities that face both students and administrators in her freshman year."
- It will be a two episode premiere


Park Chan-wook, the man who put Korean cinema on the map

* Park values collaboration and says that he realized early on that "actors are not puppets."

* He is an autodidact by necessity, because Korea in the 80s only had a few film schools and no serious movie culture. Park on his lack of cinematic education: "When you say you go to a film school in America or France, you would probably go to a lecture where they teach you about German Expressionism and show you what these German Expressionist films are. But in Korea there was no systematic education I could be exposed to. It was sporadic, haphazard. And maybe that’s why my films have ended up in this strange form, where it feels like it’s a mishmash of everything."

* Park says that coming of age in Seoul under the "often-brutal" rule of the dictator Chun Doo-hwan shaped his imagination.

* The Handmaiden was such a success in Korea that Yongsan CGV, a large multiplex at a popular Seoul mall, has dedicated a theater in Park's honor.

* The most important takeaway from the article: "He delights in setting out bowls of food and water in his garage for the neighborhood’s stray cats... Park stands at the back of the dining room, gazing out the window with such fondness and focus that I want to know what he’s looking at. Nine cats are arranged on the deck, including a mother cat and her nursing kittens. When we’re done talking, Park wanders over to the window again. It’s really this, isn’t it, I think. Mr. Vengeance loves cats."


Thor Ragnarok / Taika Waititi Post!

- Taika choice of "Immigrant Song" by Led Zeplin reminded the producers of his first pitch to direct Ragnarok
- Kevin Feige states:

"Filmmakers sometimes will say, using clips of other movies, ‘Here’s what I have in mind.’ And sometimes they’re not good. Most of the times, they’re okay. His was amazing, and was scored to that Led Zeppelin song. So from the beginning, that song kind of defined what Taika was going to do with this. That it’s in the trailer, that it’s in the film – all from that first meeting, and from one of his first instincts of this movie, is very impressive.”

Taika posing in front of the Sydney Opera House

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Ed Sheeran rides a bike, gets hit by a car, cancels his tour dates in Asia, and is Superman

Ed Sheeran was knocked off of his bicycle in London a few days ago and today he confirmed that he'll be cancelling the leg of his tour in Asia as he heals up.

teddysphotos A visit to my doctors confirmed fractures in my right wrist and left elbow that will leave me unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future. Sadly, this means that the following shows will not be able to go ahead as planned: Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong. I’m waiting to see how the healing progresses before we have to decide on shows beyond that. Please stay tuned for more details. PS - Ed isn’t typing this as he has both arms casted/bandaged

John Mayer wishes him well


Celebrities React To The Passing of Gord Downie

In a follow up to this post about the passing of Gord Downie, here are some celebrity reactions to the news:

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Oh that tribute from Jeff Lemire made me tear up. So beautiful <3
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Billy Joel expecting third child at 68

+ Expecting a baby with his fourth wife, Alexis Roderick

+ Has two daughters: Alexa Ray (31) with Christie Brinkley, and Della Rose (2) with his current wife


Werk that dusty sperm, Billy!!

Favorite Billy Joel song?
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Facebook Watch orders US version of SKAM & Kerry Washington produced high school drama

Facebook has ordered a US version of the popular drama SKAM for their newly launched streaming service "Watch". The original version ran for 4 seasons.

They have also ordered Kerry Washington produced drama "Five Points" which is set on the South Side of Chicago and takes a look at high school students from five unique points of view. When a life changing event occurs, all of these different perspectives will be necessary to understand the truth. Hayley Kiyoko and Madison Pettis have been cast.

They have also picked up MTV's shortlived comedy "Loosely Exactly Nicole" for a 2nd season. (why?)

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Ilana Glazer says she fired two people after they sexually harassed her

Ilana Glazer blasted off on social media about her zero tolerance for sexual harassment, firing members from her hit tv show Broad City. “I’ve been sexually harassed countless times,” Glazer wrote, admitting, “I’ve fired a couple dudes — one background actor and one sound guy.”

When questioned about her accounts Glazer firmly stood her ground, “I was asked ‘are you sure?’ hm okay yeah lemme think for a sec — YEAH I’M FUCKING SURE.” Giving the sound guy and background actor the mother fucking boot.

source= https://twitter.com/NME/status/920717371647684608
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Actor Nicholas Brendon was arrested on felony domestic violence

"(Brendon) was with his girlfriend and they got into an argument," said Palm Springs Police Sgt. William Hutchinson. "During the argument at the bar, he pulled her arm and then violently pulled her by her hair."

Nicholas Brendon was arrested for a violation of a protective order, and felony domestic violence.

source= https://twitter.com/LocalTwo/status/920781194941353996
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Guess the film: Highest Grossing Horror Remakes

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Ever wonder which horror remakes were the most successful? Probably not. But in an attempt to make the post more interesting and bring some lightness to a dark news week, I thought we could make this a guessing game.

IMDB listed the top 30 highest grossing horror remakes and I have included the top 6 below.

The rules are simple. I'll give you a random clue or hint for the horror films title or story and you can click the cut to find out if you are right. Feel free to add a comment in the post with how many you got right out of the six films without using Google.

Let's begin.

6. This film featured a lead who was the sexiest man alive in 2010.

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5. This film is proof that Sissy Spacek loves a good paycheck.

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4. The state bird for the setting of this film is the Mockingbird.

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3. "Some houses are born bad" was the tagline for this film.

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2. Taylor Swift has been accused of having one.

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1. Also known as "The Precious".

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Its finally feeling like Halloween season. What are you watching to prepare for Halloween?


Mark Ruffalo to star in adaptation of I Know This Much is True for HBO

Mark Ruffalo is set to play the Birdsey twins in the adaption of the Wally Lamb novel.

Wally Lamb also wrote She's Come Undone.

Source: https://twitter.com/DEADLINE/status/920782214043910144

Kate Bosworth interested in joining Blue Crush reboot on NBC

- NBC is developing a Blue Crush drama
- It is based in the 2002 surfing movie starring Kate Bosworth & Michelle Rodriguez
- Kate starred as Anne Marie, a young surfer getting ready for a major competition, when she falls for a vacationing football player
- In regards to the reboot, Kate said:
“I’m so grateful to it and I’m thrilled that it’s continuing on. I think it’s a very inspirational, empowered story, and so I’m absolutely thrilled. That’s something that will always be in my life, and I would love to continue with my character’s story. Absolutely.”
- The show is still in development and will be written by Hannah Schneider from the tv show Reign


First look at The Simpsons' Treehouse of Horror XXVIII

- The 28th Treehouse of Horror episode, will feature parodies of Coraline, the Exorcist, & an unnamed skit
- Guest stars include Neil Gaiman and Mario Batali
- The show airs on Oct 22, 8/7 ET/PT on Fox


Which is your favorite THOH episode? 🎃
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Riverdale Ep 3 Promo - The Watcher in the Woods

TAKING A STAND — Frustrated by the lack of progress made in catching his father’s shooter, Archie gets a gun in order to send the gunman a message.

Meanwhile, Veronica gets to introduce her daddy to Archie.

Elsewhere, Jughead starts his first day at Southside High and befriends a Southside Serpent named Toni, while Kevin’s cruising excursions in the woods cause Betty to grow concerned for his safety.

Finally, an unexpected turn of events leads the town to realize their darkest chapter may be far from over.

Kevin Sullivan directed the episode written by Ross Maxwell

RIP! We barely knew you!

Former real housewife Joanna Krupa under fire for exercise comments

Former Real Housewife of Miami, Joanna Krupa was recently on the active magazine and posted it on her IG with the following long ass comment

joannakrupa: There is absolutely no excuse in not staying fit and healthy at any age! Motivation and drive is the key. Over the years during my career I heard so many comments ... " she probably starves herself etc" I have always eaten anything I wanted. I maintain a diet of 2000 calories a day no matter if I workout that day or not. I make sure to workout 2-5 times a week depending on my schedule . I don't get lazy even when tired after work or on a vacation ....I find time to be active. It's called being ambitious and dedicated. It's a choice. For those that don't follow that please don't judge those that choose to be fit. #joannakrupa for #beactive by @chodakowskaewa hair @ewa_pieczarka makeup @malgorzata_urbanska_mua . If u love yourself you will find the determination within yourself to get off the sofa and make a change in your life and not judge others that do.

tldr: no excuse for you not to work out. stop being lazy and get off of ONTD

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Are you lazy ONTD? Do you work out every.single.day rain or shine? do you smell like fish? are you still cashing your Tr*mp checks?

Uma Thurman interviewed on red carpet for 'The Parisian Woman'

  • Uma Thurman was interviewed about her latest production, appearing in 'The Parisian Woman' on Broadway.

  • Asked about Weinstein, she stated "I think it's commendable. I don't have a soundbite for you because I have learned..I am not a child..and I have learned that when I have spoken in anger, I usually regret the way which I express myself. So I've been waiting to feel less angry, and when I am ready, I'll say what I have to say."

  • Is totally ready for a third installment of Kill Bill alongside Daryl Hannah and Vivica A. Fox. Wants Lucy Liu to appear in some capacity. (Flashbacks?)


Vivien Leigh Biopic in the Works

- 'FEUD: Bette and Joan' writers Michael Zam and Jaffe Cohen are making the biopic
- Will adapt from Hugo Vickers' "Vivien Leigh: A Biography"
- Will focus on her life as well as her relationship with Laurence Olivier

Source: Twitter

Old Hollywood post? Which ~golden age star needs a biopic?
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GRRM Pays Tribute to the Passing of Roy Dotrice, Actor and Audiobook Narrator of the ASOIAF Series

The world became a little poorer this week. Roy Dotrice has died. He was ninety-four.

Roy first took up acting in a German prisoner of war camp during World War II, and went on to become one of the giants of British stage and screen, decorated by the Queen. He set a record for his one-man play BRIEF LIVES, and performed the key role of Mozart's father in the film of AMADEUS, among a hundred other credits. He was a supremely gifted actor.

He was also my friend. He lived in the United Kingdom and I lived in New Mexico, so we did not see each other often, but whenever we did get together, it was a delight. I will always treasure the memory of the dinner I shared with Roy and his wife Kay (who passed away a few years ago) at his club, the Garrick, a centuries-old haunt of the legends of the British stage. That was a truly amazing evening. The last time I saw Roy was in Los Angeles, however, at the party his daughter threw him on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
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New Season Intro for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

In a room comprised entirely of green screen, Rachel Bloom stands on a platform, her blue gown and long dark wig blowing in fan-created wind. She's performing a group number with...well, no one. A monitor for the crew reveals she's acting opposite herself, dressed as an Eminem-style rapper. Famed music video director (and No. 1 Taylor Swift supporter) Joseph Kahn watches the take and yells cut. Her hand movement is too similar to the Carrie Underwood-esque country artist she performed as the day before. Let's try it again.

how does this one compare to the previous themes?
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Wendy Williams Goes In On Joanna Krupa

Following her remarks on exercise and being fit, Wendy Williams addressed some hot topics and responded to Joanna Krupa (who said there's no excuse not to exercise etc.)

At 11:10
- On Krupa, Wendy says "Stop judging people's lifestyles just because you work out all the time. You're 38 years old, you've never had children, you don't have a man right now,  [maybe you'll understand?] when you get a full life that might include something other than just you, I realize single people can have a full life, but she's judging so she's different."
- Says she's a beautiful girl but tells her to stop judging the rest of us.
- She also talked about Azalea Banks, says if RZA had seen someone spit in her face he'd have either left with her or said something?
- Tells jason derulo to get better security and to get employee who was asleep during time of the roberry (of his house) under a lie detector test

Do you think Wendy's right about Krupa?

ONTD ORIGINAL: A look at all the trash men in Hollywood (Part 2)

Hollywood's worst kept secret finally received the attention it deserved thanks to the amazing and brave women who came forward with their stories. Harvey Weinstein was properly exposed for the vile piece of shit he truly is. While Hollywood wants to act shocked, there are many more men like Weinstein in the industry whether they are producers or actors. In light of the stories and accusations, I have decided to take a look at all the men in Hollywood who have been accused of abuse or harassment or who are just straight up trash.

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Ryan Potter cast as Beast Boy in DC's "Titans"

Ryan Potter (Big Hero 6) has been cast as Garfield “Gar” Logan aka Beast Boy in DC's TV series "Titans".
Titans is et to premiere on DC's upcoming digital service on 2018.

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First Trailer for Lena Waithe's Showtime Series "The Chi"

The Chi is a powerful coming-of-age drama series about an interconnected group of working-class African-Americans on Chicago's volatile south side, who remind us that no matter what, the human spirit is strong and hope never dies. The series, which explores the humanity behind the headlines sensationalizing the South Side of Chicago, will premiere on Sunday, January 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

It stars Jason Mitchell (Detroit, Mudbound), Jacob Latimore (Detroit, Sleight), Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine (Queen of Katwe), Alex Hibbert (Moonlight), Yolonda Ross (The Get Down), Armando Riesco (Bull) and Tiffany Boone (The Following). Sonja Sohn (The Wire), Jahking Guillory (Kicks), and Steven Williams recur.

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tbh I had no clue this was a thing until right this moment but my body is ready
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Great British Bake Off Episode 8 - Forgotten Bakes Week

Bakers had to make old fashioned bakes including Clangers (half sweet half savoury pastry rolls), a rum Nicky (some weird fruit pie) and a Savoy Cake (old bland Victorian cake for rich people.)

Noel did a cute Clanger joke.

There was a great hot nuts innuendo.

Kate dropped a clanger.

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