March 21st, 2019

Schitt's Creek: Noah Reid talks about Patrick's big episode.



- Noah Reid talked about his special coming out episode (aired tonight).
- The episode features [Spoiler (click to open)]David throwing a surprise party for Patrick's birthday and Mr. Rose accidentally outs him.
- Dan Levy told Noah that the scenes in this episode with Patrick and his parents are some of the best they've done.
- "It's Schitt's Creek at it's best, it gets emotional while still being funny"

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Just watched it and that was so fucking sweet that i'm diabetic now.

Ten things we learned from the HBO documentary about Elizabeth Holmes




HBO’s documentary The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, aired earlier this week. The documentary tells the bizarre and horrific story about the rise and fall of founder Elizabeth Holmes and her company Theranos. Here are some things that stood out while watching the documentary.

1. We see the disgraced founder of Theranos dancing to MC Hammer’s “Can’t Touch This” after learning that the FDA had approved a patent.



2. According to various employee interviews during the documentary, Elizabeth does not blink when you meet her in person.

3. Holmes mentions that she has been wearing black turtlenecks since she was five years old.

4. In 2013, biochemist Ian Gibbons took his own life after he was diagnosed with cancer and felt guilt knowing that the Theranos technology did not work. His wife Rochelle says that the company only reached out to her to ask her to return documents that belonged to the company that were last in his possession. No condolences, nothing.

5. Holmes is a big fan of Yoda. She even quotes him during an interview and says, “Do or do not. There is no try.” We then we see an image of her posing in front of a mural with that same quote.

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6. Blood, there’s a lot of blood in the documentary. This is after all a documentary about fraudulent blood-testing “technology.”

7. Her 2002 High School yearbook quote was “Dream. Laugh. Reach for the stars.”

8. In a Walgreens commercial shot by Errol Morris, a grandmother receives a gift card for a Theranos blood test from her daughter. Her granddaughter, who is also in the room, begins to cry. The grandmother smiles and wipes away her tears.

9. One of the engineers that worked with the faulty Theranos blood-testing machines explained how the machines would often freeze and he’d have to place his hand inside the machine and risk getting punctured by needles. This was especially troubling since the equipment handled blood samples that contained various diseases like hepatitis.

10. Lawyers for Theranos hid inside Tyler Shultz’s grandfather’s house and then proceeded to threaten and silence him to bury the Wall Street Journal story exposing the company.


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ONTD, have you seen the documentary?

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Lucy Liu to develop, executive produce & direct anthology series about female Unsung Heroes


- Unsung Heroes is a scripted anthology series about the untold stories of incredible women who overcame adversity to become pioneers of their time and highly accomplished women who were not acknowledged for their achievements, and how their stories have impacted history.

- Lucy Liu will also direct the first episode, focusing on Chinese American female silent film, theater and TV star Anna May Wong.

- This project, developed at ABC Studios International, does not have a distributor attached yet.



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Jameela Jamil Criticizes Khloé Kardashian for Promoting Weight Loss Shakes: 'Be Smarter Than This'



Khloe promoted a meal replacement shake on Instagram on Wednesday. She wrote in her post:

“Loving how my tummy looks right now you guys! I brought @flattummyco’s meal replacement shakes into my routine about 2 weeks ago, and the progress is undeniable.”

Jameela called her out for advertising a weight loss product.

“If you’re too irresponsible to: a) own up to the fact that you have a personal trainer, nutritionist, probable chef, and a surgeon to achieve your aesthetic, rather than this laxative product. And b) tell them the side effects of this NON-FDA approved product, that most doctors are saying aren’t healthy...”

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Are Lady Gaga and Jeremy Renner dating?



Sources tell US Weekly that the two have been spending time together. The insider doesn’t believe it is “romantic” but they have been hanging out a lot.

Rumor has it they were seen together at the Black Rabbit Rose lounge on March 15.



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Indie Film Release Guide: March 22nd [An ONTD Original]

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This week’s biggest release is Jordan Peele’s Us, and the other big studios are not putting up any new competition. The Sarah Michelle Gellar starring teen classic Cruel Intentions is getting a 20th anniversary theatrical re-release, giving folks like me whose moms decided it wasn’t “appropriate” to see as a teen a chance to see it on the big screen. In other indie news, Gloria Bell is expanding, so check your local theater to see if Julianne Moore is waiting for you.

The films listed are from studios other than the “Big Six” - Paramount, Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, Universal, Columbia and Disney. Note that some of the movies listed are in their first week or two of limited release in the USA, so it may take them a few more weeks (or months) to show up in your local arthouse theater or on VOD. Check out the posts from the past few weeks for more movies that may have just opened near you: March 15th, March 8th, and March 1st. And please add your letterboxd in the comments if you’d like!


Hotel Mumbai



Stars: Dev Patel, Nazanin Boniadi, Armie Hammer, Tilda Cobham-Hervey
Writer: John Collee, Anthony Maras
Director: Anthony Maras
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Plot: The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.
What you should know: A portion of the film’s dialogue was taken verbatim from recording of intercepted cell phone calls during the 2008 attack.
Opens in: Select cities

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Get your tissues, ONTD. The Queer Eye guys reunite with IRL angel, Mama Tammye!!!

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- The Queer Eye guys were promoting Season 3 on GMA but they were in for a suprise!
- Mama Tammye, the most precious and beautiful spirit in this world came up and surprised them.
- She obvs made everyone cry.

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Bless that woman.

Horror icon Joe Bob Briggs says the best way to stop Facebook hate speech is to "let it flourish"


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  • Joe Bob Briggs (born John Irving Bloom) is an iconic host, writer, influencer, and personality in the horror community. "Joe Bob Briggs" is his stage name. He's well-known in the horror community and has worked in it for several decades. If you ever watched MonsterVision on TNT as a kid, he was the host. His current project is The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs, which is on AMC's Shudder, and was renewed for a second season (which commences soon).
  • He wrote a piece in Taki's Magazine that was published today. First talks about Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaking at SXSW '19 and how Austinites (he calls Austin a "mini–San Francisco" and an "island of ultraliberalism") found her to be too "conservative."
  • He goes into the hate speech problem on Facebook. Says hate speech (or extreme speech) is indeed legal (though it's only protected from government persecution, and if private companies like Facebook want to eliminate it, that's their right, too), and the best way to get rid of hate speech is "to let it flourish."
  • Joe thinks the more you expel these groups spewing hate speech on Facebook, the more they'll victimize themselves and become more "emboldened." He adds: "The proper solution for hate speech on Facebook is no solution at all. It’s a platform for everyone. Putting a bunch of second-rate Deputy Dawg monitors on every street corner of that platform is a recipe for punishing the innocent, rewarding the most clever evildoers..."

Trailer For Joe Talbot's 'The Last Black Man in San Francisco' | A24



Winner of the Best Director and Special Jury Awards at Sundance, The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a sweeping story about friendship and holding on to your roots in a rapidly changing world. With his directorial debut, Joe Talbot has crafted a gorgeous tribute to hometowns and how they’re made—and kept alive—by the people who love them.

Starring Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Rob Morgan, Tichina Arnold, and Danny Glover.

In Theaters Summer 2019.

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US Figure Skater Accused of Intentionally Slashing Korean Rival With Skate Blade


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The agency representing 16-year-old South Korean figure skater Lim Eun-Soo has publicly accused U.S. skater Mariah Bell, 22, of intentionally slashing Eun-Soo with her skate blade during practice at the World Championships in Japan on Wednesday.

Eun-Soo suffered a cut to her left calf but was bandaged and went on to compete, achieving a personal best score.

A representative of Eun-Soo's agency said: “Lim was slowly skating on the edge of the rink after completing her turn. Mariah Bell, who was scheduled to rehearse after Lim, suddenly kicked and stabbed Lim’s calf with her skate blades.

“Mariah Bell didn’t apologize to Lim Eun-soo after the incident and instead continued to rehearse for her routine. We believe this is not a minor situation that can happen in an official rehearsal.”

The South Korean Skating Union has not lodged a formal complaint, saying “At this stage, we can’t conclude Bell caused the injury on purpose. It is hard to tell just by watching the video footage of the incident.” They also said that the US Skating Federation has apologized for the incident.

Bell and Eun-Soo train together in Los Angeles under coach Rafael Arutyunyan, and Eun-Soo's agency claim that Bell has been bullying Eun-Soo for months, even targeting her in a verbal tirade just before the World Championships. Arutyunyan gave an interview to a Russian publication in which he said the incident was unintentional.

The International Skating Union said that the incident has been “verbally reported to the ISU by the Korean Team Leader, however no formal complaint has been received. Based on the evidence at hand at this point in time, which includes a video, there is no evidence that Ms. Bell intended any harm to Ms. Lim. The ISU met with delegates from both USA and Korea and urged both parties to find an amicable solution."

Lim Eun-Soo skating the short program later that day with a bandage on her calf:


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New 'Emma' adaptation being filmed, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Nighy, Mia Goth, many more




Because the GOOP version wasn't enough and you can't really beat 'Clueless', there's a new adaptation of Jane Austen's 'Emma' set for production, and stars:

-- Anya Taylor-Joy as Emma
-- Johnny Flynn (George Knightley)
-- Bill Nighy (Mr. Woodhouse)
-- Miranda Hart (Miss Bates)
-- Mia Goth (Harriet Smith)
-- Josh O’Connor (Mr. Elton)
-- Callum Turner (Frank Churchill)
-- Rupert Graves (Mr. Weston)
-- Gemma Whelan (Mrs. Weston)
-- Amber Anderson (Jane Fairfax)
-- Tanya Reynolds (Mrs. Elton)

Filming is taking place naturally in England, is directed by Autumn de Wilde, and written by Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton.

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TMZ asks Wade Robson about boycotting Michael Jackson's music



· TMZ caught up with Wade Robson at an airport and asked for his opinion on the campaign to mute Michael Jackson. Wade says, "that's not really my concern, I mean, that's everybody's individual journey, you know? If I have any hope it's just that we question, in general, who it is that we're worshiping and why so it's beyond Michael." He says he doesn't listen to Michael's music because of his personal experiences.
· Days ago, Michael Jackson's estate released a statement which said the allegations haven't impacted Michael's public image, and that his streaming numbers haven't decreased.
· He also says sexual assault survivors have reached out to him to share their stories, and has nothing to say to people who doubt his claims. When asked what he thinks about people (including Aaron Carter) coming to Michael's defense, he says, "not much" and that he has no say in what people believe. He talks briefly about his lawsuit against the estate and says the statutes are unfair to survivors.

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Director Gregg Araki Talks About Gay Baiting on Riverdale



Vulture spoke with Gregg Araki about his new show, Now Apocalypse, and they briefly went into the episode of Riverdale he directed (aka the one where Archie becomes a wrestler). The above excerpt are his thoughts about the way main character Archie Andrews is objectified to tantalize without it really going anywhere.

Some more excerpts about his thoughts on the matter.

-On the fact that there were too many t-shirts under those wrestling singlets: "Network note. Archie was not. And, I mean, hello, he’s the lead of the show. He was the most...heh. Archie wasn’t wearing a T-shirt. Roberto wanted like a mix. But there was a lot of singlets and a lot of skin. It was like the gayest thing I’ve ever seen, and I’ve done a lot of gay movies. I was like, 'Whoa, this is pretty gay.'"

-On the character of Beau being a hot het white guy that one can fantasize about but not actually get with: "Yeah, but I think that’s actually written into [Now Apocalypse] in a way. It’s almost like a comment on it. You won’t see that on Riverdale. I’m not gonna comment on [Archie’s] objectification in the way he’s fetishized."

-On Riverdale being a network show: "It’s a mainstream show. It has a different demographic. I love Roberto, Riverdale’s great, I do think it has a huge gay audience, and good for them. And I think that it’s a young audience that maybe is just one toe out of the closet. That’s fucking great for them, but that’s not what our show is. We have queer characters; they have queer sex. They can take their clothes off."

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Queer Eye: The Fab Five’s Thirst Traps Reviewed by Tan France




In this digital short by Netflix, Tan France rates his co-star’s (Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, and Karamo Brown) thirst traps on Instagram. If you’re still parched, no worries, the Thirst Trap Unit is on the case. Check out OP’s previous originals on thirst traps here and aquí.

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ONTD, do you lay thirst traps on social media?

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Meagan Good comments on Khole Kardashian leash photo



- This picture of khole kardasian of walking woman on leashes made the rounds after the jordin woods cheating scandal.



- Meaghan good on the far right blamed the incident 15 years ago on her youth.



-khole has not commented.


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Sky Ferreira FINALLY announces her album!!!!! a single



This post has been updated thanks to anderbobo and yeezus_christ asking the real questions.

-Downhill Lullaby will be out on March 27th
-No word about a first single The single is called Downhill Lullaby and we do not have an album title or an album release date
-She has not released an album since 2013; there have been a ton of delays and a Twin Peaks cameo since then

This added source confirms that it's a single and not an album. I've flopped and I apologize!



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ONTD, how has your life changed since 2013?

PS - Shoutout to whoever kept posting about her back in 2010 on here, that's how I got into her music!

Celebrities declare support for reversing Brexit and help campaign hit one million




After Theresa May's deal was defeated AGAIN earlier this week, it was made clear that the UK is in no way ready to leave the EU, leaving the PM to go begging Donald Tusk for an extension to Brexit. Taking back control has never felt so good!!!!!

A petition to revoke Article 50, the clause that triggered the withdrawal process of leaving the EU, went viral. Celebrities who supported it include:

  • Hugh Grant

  • Jennifer Saunders

  • David Mitchell

  • Annie Lennox

If you like, you can sign the petition here.

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How are you all coping with Brexit, UK / EU ONTD members?

Cardi B filed to trademark famous catchphrase, "okurr"



- On March 11th, Cardi B filed with the United States Patent and Trademark office to trademark the catchphrase "okurr" under her company Washpoppin, Inc.
- Wishes to use phrase to market "paper goods" like cups and posters


what catchphrase would you like to own? Who really owns okurr?

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Viggo Morten's directorial debut The Falling is now shooting in Toronto



  • The film is called The Falling and is about an elderly man who moves in with his gay son, his partner and their daughter, and has trouble accepting that his son is gay

  • Mortensen is playing the son

  • Terry Chen is playing Mortensen's character's partner, Laura Linney is playing his sister, Hannah Gross (who is 26) will be playing his mother (in flashbacks) and Lance Henriksen is playing the father

  • The movie is set in Southern California but is currently shooting in Toronto

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Amazon's 'Dark Tower' Adaptation Casts Lead Roles



Sam Strike has been cast as Roland and Jasper Paakkonen as the Man in Black. The show is an adaptation of Stephen King's Dark Tower book series.

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Emily Blunt in Talks to Join Annapurna Drama 'Not Fade Away'



The project, produced by David O. Russell and John Krasinski, is based on a memoir about a courageous young woman slowly losing her sight and hearing.


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Emilia Clarke talks about her brain surgeries/ aneurysms

Emilia talks about the first aneurysm shortly before filming the second season. She had no idea what was going on with Dany in season 2. Her second aneurysm/ surgery was between seasons 2 and 3.







A quote from the article:

I emerged from the operation with a drain coming out of my head. Bits of my skull had been replaced by titanium. These days, you can’t see the scar that curves from my scalp to my ear, but I didn’t know at first that it wouldn’t be visible. And there was, above all, the constant worry about cognitive or sensory losses. Would it be concentration? Memory? Peripheral vision? Now I tell people that what it robbed me of is good taste in men. But, of course, none of this seemed remotely funny at the time.




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Jordan Peele Round-Up: Talks Horror Movies, Monsters, Spike Lee, Us, Get Out & More

The wait is nearly over, ONTD! "Us" premieres tonight at midnight in theatres across the U.S. In anticipation of that, Jordan "Meeegan" Peele made the rounds this week to promote his new horror blockbuster. Peele talked with the Wall Street Journal to discuss his "Guide" to horror movies...



...and then did the customary "Late Night" talk show appearances that you can check out below the cut.
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Have fun, ONTD - you're going to love pretending to hate it/be disappointed to be edgy Us!

Marsai Martin And Nico Parker For Teen Vogue





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Deadwood: The Movie Trailer + Release Date



Former rivalries are reignited, alliances are tested and old wounds are reopened, as all are left to navigate the inevitable changes that modernity and time have wrought. Starring Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, and Molly Parker. Deadwood: The Movie premieres May 31 on HBO.


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