February 22nd, 2019

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Ariana Grande is having a meltdown over people calling her out again




Ariana Grande randomly decided to log into Twitter and respond to tweets criticizing her for recently having dinner and drinks with misogynist Piers Morgan. Ariana says her intentions were good, and that she saw an opportunity to talk some sense into the 53 year old man.

In other tweets, she defends herself against being called a complacent white woman.





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Space Jam 2 Set to Come Out Summer 2021



The live-action/animated sports comedy sequel will star LeBron James.

Rumors of a “Space Jam” follow-up first started in 2015 when James and his company signed a deal with Warner Bros.

Justin Lin was in talks to direct in 2016, but that deal did not go through. Lin will be an executive producer on the movie.

Terence Nance, creator of the HBO show “Random Acts of Flyness,” is directing.

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Kehlani - "Nunya" MV + Releases Mixtape "While We Wait"


  • Kehlani released a music video the other day just in time for the release of her mixtape "While We Wait"

  • She was very pregnant during filming! her coat is fake fur via her IG stories





https://instagram.com/p/BuK-zrlnBZO

  • "While We Wait" features several artists such as Musiq Soulchild, Dom Kennedy, Ty Dolla $ign and 6LACK.

  • This is her follow up after her debut album SweetSexySavage that was released in 2017

  • While We Wait here is available for streaming


she did That!!! i love 🥰
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with two counts of soliciting prostitution


Billionaire and Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being charged with soliciting prostitution at a massage parlor in Florida.

There's reportedly video evidence of Robert Kraft involved in sex acts at the massage parlor.

He's one of 25 men being charged after a sting operation.

The women reportedly charged between $59 and $79 for their services, lived at the spa, and were not permitted to leave.

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Kardashian roundup: Kim posts subliminal videos, Kylie discounts Jordyn's lip kit

https://instagram.com/p/BuKN0M5hpM7


Kim Kardashian is doing the most over the Jordyn Woods/Tristan Thompson cheating scandal, going on Instagram and Snapchat the other day to post videos of herself lip-syncing the songs "Don't Mess with My Man" by Nivea, and "The Boy is Mine" by Brandy. She states she's going on a road trip with her friend Malika, while also flashing her new grill.

In further petty news, Kylie Jenner has even marked her Jordyn Woods lip kit as 50% off:

https://instagram.com/p/BuKH9E6h0xn


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Natalie Dormer Cast in New 'Penny Dreadful' Series


  • ICYMI, Showtime is creating a new "spiritual descendent" of Penny Dreadful called Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, set in Los Angeles in the 1930's.

  • It will be heavily steeped in Mexican-American folklore, with new characters and stories.

  • One of the new cast members in Natalie Dormer (Games of Thrones). She will play Magda, a shapeshifting demon who can take the appearance of anyone she chooses.

  • Previously cast is Daniel Zovatto (Here and Now) as Detective Tiago Vega.

  • Penny Dreadful creator, writer and EP John Logan will also write and EP this show.

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'L.A.'s Finest' Showrunners Hospitalized After On-Set Accident


  • The co-showrunners of the new NBC show L.A.'s Finest, Brandon Margolis and Brandon Sonnier, were hospitalized yesterday after an on-set accident while shooting at the Port of Los Angeles.

  • A source told Deadline that a stunt car crashed into a cargo crate, and as a result, the container and/or the car smashed into the video village set up behind the crate. Video village is where the directors and producers can watch what's being shot on monitors.

  • The show, a Bad Boys spinoff starring Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union, halted production yesterday after the accident, and cancelled production for today.

  • “Our hearts go out to our SPT family members who were injured and we pray for a full recovery,” said Sony Pictures Television President Jeff Frost and Co-Presidents Chris Parnell and Jason Clodfelter in a statement.

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Hope they're okay.
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'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World' kicks off Thursday box office with $3M




'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World', the third installment in the animated series, started off this weekend's box office with $3 million at about 3,200 theaters in North America. It's expected to bring in around $40M-$50M this weekend (on a $129M budget).

'Fighting With My Family' also expanded to over 2700 theaters this week, and made $450,000 on Thursday. This is expected to make around $7M this weekend (on a $11M budget). This is battling against 'The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part' for the third spot this weekend; 'Alita: Battle Angel' is expected to come in second place with around $15M.

Source: https://twitter.com/Variety/status/1098974312818561025
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"Crazy Rich Asians" Director: #StarringJohnCho movement inspired me to make the film

In a new Kore Am media interview, perfect sexy daddy John Cho (rocking? high-waters) and director Jon M. Chu discussed the romcom phenome-nom "Crazy Rich Asians" (highest-grossing romcom in a decade!) and how it came to be. This basically consisted of Chu fanboying hard over the Choverlord, as is natural and right.



In similarly sexy news, "Crazy Rich Asians" screenwriter Adele Lim revealed that she purposefully wrote in many, many shirtless scenes with the film's hot men to fight the implicit Western understanding, and explicit Western imagery, that Asian men are neutered and sexless. She fights for us all.



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ontd, if you were a screenwriter, how many shirtless scenes would you include for the male characters and what would be your excuses for them?
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There's a Very Real Chance Khloé Kardashian Will Be the Next 'Bachelorette'



Khloe, having just been scorned yet again by another man, might be considered as the next Bachelorette! Executive Producer, Mike Fleiss, and host Chris Harrison weighed in:






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I would definitely tune in. Would you, ONTD?
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ONTD Roundup

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Riverdale Roundup: 3x14 Stills, Katy Keene Casting, Teen Vogue Party, and More



This is NOT the episode that returns next week, but the one after (airing first week of March).

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Betty deals with The Farm after they've set their sights on Kevin. Hiram and Gladys’ control over Veronica drives her to try and turn the tables. Archie meets a runaway at the gym, and Jughead is losing his grip on the Serpents.

Cheryl, Alice, Fred, Josie, FP, Kevin, Reggie, and Toni also show up.

Directed by Marisol Adler and written by Aaron Allen
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brought to you by this awkward official promo of Casey's chest hairs
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NYT Criticizes the Vanity Fair Oscars Party, Gets Uninvited


  • The New York Times published an article yesterday about the annual Vanity Fair Oscars party, suggesting that the Oscars afterparty that was once the hottest ticket in town is now past its prime.

  • The Times laid out a number of possible reasons for this, among them a heavy corporate presence, bloated guest lists, VF editor Graydon Carter's retirement, an abundance of photographs, more exclusive parties held by others (like Madonna and Beyoncé), and the lack of an appropriately sized venue with the right atmosphere.

  • The Times tweeted today that they've been dis-invited from covering this year's afterparty.

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Is Vanity Fair being petty? What afterparty do you want to crash?
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STX Punches For Guy Ritchie Crime-Comedy ‘Bush’


Cinematic Criminal Guy Ritchie is going back to his roots after "Aladdin" releases in May of this year.

No, it is not A sequel to Man From Uncle, yes I know you want it despite the constant foot in mouth syndrome of Superman and Arm and Hammer.

Toff Guys - now renamed Bush (No relation to Vice, though the name change will surely get unknowing old people in the theaters) - has been bought by STX (The Happytime Murders, Uglydolls, Mile 22, Second Act).

Hugh Grant, Colin Farrell, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Matthew McConaughey and Michelle Dockery star.

The film follows a very British drug lord who tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire to a dynasty of Oklahoma billionaires.

Bush is likely to come out later this year.

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Guy Ritchie make a Rocknrolla Sequel Challenge. "Back to his roots" - bah!
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Everything that’s leaving and coming to US Netflix in March 2019




We’re just days away from March and you know what that means, films & shows are leaving and coming to Netflix. Watch the video above or read on to see the changes that will either spark joy or spark anger. Casualties are low for the month of March if that helps.

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ONTD, what are you currently binge watching?

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Animal Planet’s ‘Extinct or Alive’ Actually Finds Its First ‘Extinct’ Species Alive During Filming




· On February 17th, the host of Animal Planet's Extinct or Alive Forrest Galante discovered a female Fernandina tortoise (Chelonoidis phantasticus) on a remote volcano in the Galapagos
· The Fernandina tortoise has been presumed extinct since 1906. According to Anders Rhodin of the Turtle Conservancy, this is the first female of this species ever to be found. Though they are still waiting for genetic confirmation, Anders says this female specimen is "almost undoubtedly the lost Fernandina Giant tortoise"
· The tortoise is underweight but in good health and now living at the Fausto Llerena Tortoise Breeding Center, a national park facility in Isla Santa Cruz, Ecuador. New searches are planned to find a male in hopes of replenishing the population
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Michael Jackson Estate Sues HBO for Non-Disparagement Contract Breach




· On Thursday, Michael Jackson's estate filed a lawsuit against HBO, claiming that by airing the documentary Leaving Neverland the channel is violating a non-disparagement agreement which was part of the contract HBO signed ahead of airing Michael's 1992 concert documentary, Michael Jackson in Concert in Bucharest: The Dangerous Tour
· The estate is seeking public arbitration and claims they could be awarded $100mn if the network is found to be in violation of the clause. Estate attorney Howard Weitzman argues that HBO & the film's director Dan Reed ignored evidence that Wade Robson & James Safechuck are lying for financial reasons and that the documentary isn't objective
· HBO once again refused to change their plans, saying they will still air the 4-hour, 2-part documentary on March 3rd & 4th

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Johnny Marr - Armatopia MV


The superior former Smiths member, Johnny Marr, has released his new single, Armatopia (it's sooo good!! Morrissey could NEVER). The climate change themed tune is what Marr describes as Eco-Disco for 2019. He'll be touring the US this spring. Dates below:

Atlanta, GA - April 27
Charlotte, NC - April 28
Raleigh, NC - April 29
Montclair, NJ - May 1
Providence, RI - May 3
New Haven, CT - May 4
Huntington, NY - May 6
South Burlington, VT - May 7
Portland, ME - May 8
London, ON - May 10 (this is the only Canadian date - go see him, Londoners!)
Detroit, MI - May 11
Chicago, IL - May 13
Milwaukee,WI - May 14
North Kansas City, MO - May 15
Englewood, CO - May 16
Las Vegas, NV - May 18
Anaheim, CA - May 19
San Diego, CA - May 20
Los Angeles, CA - May 21
+ upcoming shows in the UK and France!

OP HIGHLY suggests seeing him live. He put on one of the best live shows I've ever been to!

Video Source:https://youtu.be/ihcf8-pXUp8
Tour Date Source:https://johnnymarr.com/
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Adrienne Houghton gives us a tour inside of her refrigerator




You’ve already seen her questionable food combinations, now Adrienne Bailon Houghton gives us a tour inside her refrigerator on her YouTube channel All Things Adrienne. During her fridge tour, The Real co-host admits she’s trying to go vegan and shares her favorite foods and just how organized her kitchen fridge is. This post was inspired by Legend badtz_m.


ONTD, what’s in your refrigerator?

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Anti vaccine videos have just been demonetized



As of this Friday, YouTube has prevented anti vaccine channels from running advertisements since they promote “dangerous and harmful” content.

Several advertisers said they weren’t aware their ads were appearing on videos like “Mom Researches Vaccines, Discovers Vaccination Horrors and Goes Vaccine Free,”

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'Wynonna Earp' Season 4 in trouble due to financial problems with production company




- Production of the series’ fourth season has been delayed as IDW Entertainment, the show's production company, is currently facing financial challenges.

- SYFY released the following statement after concerns from the fandom started trending on social media: "SYFY ordered Season 4 of Wynonna Earp from IDW and is completely committed to the series. This has not changed.”

Melanie Scrofano, the show's lead, confirmed on Twitter that the show is currently not in production as scheduled:




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I admittedly have not watched the most recent season, but this sucks.

Time’s Up CEO Lisa Borders Resigned After Son Accused of Sexual Assault



Lisa Borders, the CEO of Time’s Up, abruptly resigned her post, her son was accused of sexual assault.
She had been in the job just over three months.
Her responses in defending her son made her position untenable.
The abrupt resignation is a distinct embarrassment to the group, which did not initially disclose the sexual misconduct tie to Borders. 

Her son, Dijon Borders, 36, has a lifestyle and healing business where he offers services ranging from photography and inspirational podcasting to sessions where he pleasures women.
A woman who apparently went through one such session, said in a private Facebook group and in a Pintaram post that she had been sexually assaulted by Bowden.
She warned women to stay away from Bowden. She filed a police report.


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Barry Season 2 | Official Full Length Trailer ft. Bill Hader | HBO



-Get a first look at the season 2 premiere of Barry, including Emmy Award winners Bill Hader and Henry Winkler.

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2. https://twitter.com/HBO/status/1098992703931600896?
3. http://borledtodeath.tumblr.com/post/182366605503/am-i-evil-like-an-evil-person-yes-you-are

Niall Horan and Julia Michaels do an escape room before performing their new song



Before they performed on the Late Late Show with James Cordon, Niall and Julia had to complete an escape room challenge.

Neither of them were very good at it and they required a lot of help.

Niall was wearing some very loud purple pants.

They eventually got out and performed their new song "What A Time" together.



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Ryan Murphy Announces Another Show. This Time About... Hollywood Again




Problematic, yet beloved by so many showrunner Ryan Murphy announced minutes ago that he's making another show for Netflix, saying “Hollywood” — my new Netflix show co-created with Ian Brennan — begins principal photography this summer. A love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown, this straight-to-series production will be my third show for Netflix and I couldn’t be more excited or proud about the work we are doing together. More to come… Since it involves Hollywoat, the critics and people will probably love it. Golden Globes will be all over it. Unfortunately since it seems to be about the Golden Age, it'll most likely be white as hell. But what else is new, right?

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Are you ready for another Ryan Murphy extravaganza, ONTD?

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JLaw flashes her massive engagement ring



Paparazzi caught a view of Jennifer Lawrence's massive new engagement ring from Cooke Maroney, 34, an art director at the Gladstone Gallery's Upper East Side location in New York, while she was having lunch with friends in the city.

The couple began dating back in May 2018, and got engaged just 2 weeks ago.



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Slipknot frontman says that Imagine Dragons is worse than Nickelback



During his guest appearance on Jonesy's Jukebox, a radio show hosted by Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols, Corey Taylor of Slipknot stated, "[Nickelback] are passing the baton to Imagine Dragons. And I love it. They’re awful, so that’s cool." He later stated, "And they’re from Vegas so I’m gonna go home to protests. Can’t show my face in this town now. People are slowly coming back to appreciate Nickelback and then just turning their irksome ire towards Imagine Dragons."

Taylor and Chad Kroeger from Nickelback have exchanged from harsh words over the years, beginning when Taylor said Kroeger looked like Shaggy from Scooby-Doo. In 2017, Kroeger reignited the feud by calling Slipknot a gimmick.


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First look at Pennywise: Story of IT documentary



-Upcoming documentary from the makers of You're So Cool Brewster: The Story of FRIGHT NIGHT and Unearthed & Untold: The Path to PET SEMATARY about the making and legacy of Stephen King's 1990 miniseries, IT. Starring Tim Curry, Seth Green, Richard Thomas, Emily Perkins, Bart Mixon, and many more, this documentary will dive into the clown that terrified a generation.

Coming later this year!

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Siren 2X06 promo

Promo for 2X06, “Distress Call”:
'Dale copes with the fallout from Maddie and Ryn’s encounter with the man from Susan’s past, while Katrina continues to persuade the rest of the mermaid pack to get on her side—even if that means brute force against both mermaids and humans.'







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Teaser For Rashid Johnson's 'Native Son' Starring King Ashton Sanders



Bigger Thomas (Sanders), is a young African-American living in Chicago who is hired as a chauffeur for affluent businessman Will Dalton (Bill Camp). As Thomas enters this seductive new world of money and power — including a precarious relationship with Dalton’s daughter, Mary (Margaret Qualley) — he faces unforeseen choices and perilous circumstances that will alter the course of his life forever.

Directed by Rashid Johnson, from a screenplay by Suzan-Lori Parks.

Starring Ashton Sanders, Margaret Qualley, Nick Robinson, KiKi Layne, Bill Camp and Sanaa Lathan.

April 6.

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Jussie Smollet cut from remaining 2 Empire episodes + black celebrities talk about the situation




FOX has cut Jussie Smollett from the final 2 episodes of Empire's fifth season.

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Variety caught up with several celebrities at the red carpet of 12th Annual Essence Black Women Hollywood Awards yesterday to talk about Jussie Smollett.




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Brutally Honest Oscar Ballot #2: A female sound branch member



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- hates Vice and Green Book (yay!)

- hates Cold War and Roma (nay!)

- doesn't think Rami Malek was tall anough to play Freddie Mercury

- voted for Glenn Close bc she loved her in Dangerous Liaisons

- did not vote for the shorts bc she did not watch them

- used to date Buzz Aldrin (wait, whut)
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R. Kelly Has Surrendered to Authorities



R.Kelly has surrendered to authorities in Chicago this evening after being indicted on 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. If convicted on all counts he faces a maximum of 70 years in prison.

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SVU Promo for 2x17: We're Two Thirds of the Way Through this Season!



In the next SVU episode, airing March 14th, to quote a wholly nonchalant Fin, we get "a kid skull." So that's something to look forward to, when this break is over. Right?

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ONTD, did you watch last night's episode? Did you think it was kinda good? Did you love seeing a literal OG like Dean Winters again, and did you enjoy his compelling (imo) performance? Did you think there was way too much Stone, as always? Were you surprised Benson made it all about her, but were you even more surprised to see Mariska Hargitay giving us some good acting? Did you blink and miss Carisi, but do you also share his "ew babies" paternal instinct, especially during flu season? Lastly, I'm sorry I still haven't replied to some of the comments in last week's post but omg work has been killing me! I didn't even have time to come up with a joke for this post! I am ashamed of myself for both of those things, but maybe I'll have time to reply before this post gets approved (no time for jokes though). Also, I love you!
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artist’s black history month portrait series spotlights black horror icons

artist francesco francavilla has paid tribute to a different black horror icon for everyday day of black history month with a portrait while also highlighting their accomplishments within the genre.

portraits include...


  • duane jones (night of the living dead)

  • danai gurira (the walking dead)

  • wesley snipes (blade)

  • grace jones (vamp)

  • laurence fishburne (event horizon)

  • angela bassett (a vampire in brooklyn)

  • benjamin sherman crothers (the shining)

  • naomie harris (28 days later)

  • percy rodrigues (“his voice-over [in] horror movie trailers –-jaws, the exorcist–-made him the voice of horror,” francavilla notes)

  • jada pinkett-smith (tales from the crypt: demon knight and scream 2)

  • bolaji badejo (the literal alien in alien)

  • kevin peter hall (the literal predator in predator).

and more

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five more days and i refuse to let any more of the untenable fuckery stop my joy in the remainder of black history month.

ontd, late night horror post...? yes/yes?--also, thanks hjalmartazar for adding the horror tag

to everyone that participated in this post
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John Legend Lip Synchs To Karaoke Versions of His Song

He was on Jimmy Fallon this week and did a skit with Jimmy where he lip synched to karaoke versions of his songs.
The karaoke was recorded the night before in a bar, at 1 AM, in New York by a bunch of random people.


While most of them sucked, at 2:28 one guy shows up with a good voice and even John acknowledges it.

John is a coach on The Voice this season.
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