Jennifer Aniston Celebrates Epic Friendsgiving with Ex Justin Theroux, Courteney Cox and More https://t.co/THYPPRXkp8— People (@people) November 29, 2019
Justin Theroux posted a group selfie with stars like Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, and Jimmy Kimmel. It was from Jennifer's annual Fakesgiving/Friendsgiving party. Justin captioned the photo: “Very VERY thankful for these friends and these nights.”
Jennifer also posted some enchiladas she made for Jimmy, who joked last year that she should serve Mexican food for Thanksgiving. She called them "Jimmy's f**king enchiladas."
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Gabrielle Union thanked everyone for their support following her firing from America’s Got Talent. Gabrielle was fired after she reported racist and sexist incidents that happened on the show.
Celebrities have offered their support on social media.
This is called standing on your square. So proud of @itsgabrielleu for standing for what is right when a lot of people would have just been silent to maintain their own position.— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) November 28, 2019
Also: How many black women are labeled “difficult” for merely seeking respect and decency? https://t.co/Z6ooDzVi1L
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Read this thread. Ask why it’s hard for women in this industry. The challenge the GD system. @itsgabrielleu you have ALWAYS been a real one. An advocate. A teller of truths. Thank you for sticking to your guns. You are an inspiration and I LOVE ya. https://t.co/CerNzXuDfm— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) November 28, 2019
Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Dominates Thanksgiving Day, ‘Knives’ Sharp https://t.co/AN5rGMCHMy— Variety (@Variety) November 29, 2019
This isn't your typical weekend box office, of course, but there were a couple of new releases. The critically-acclaimed whodunit 'Knives Out' started off the Thanksgiving weekend box office with $6.2 million on Thursday in the U.S./Canada. It's expected to bring in up to $45 million this five-day weekend (on a $40 million budget).
Universal's crime drama 'Queen & Slim' brought in $2.4 million on Thanksgiving Day, and is expected to make around $15 million for the five-day weekend (on a $17–20 million budget).
Regardless of new releases, 'Frozen 2' will destroy the competition. It made $14.7 million on Thanksgiving day, and could make up to an insane and record-breaking $135 million over the holiday weekend.
Spoilers under cuts, etc.
The associate coach Geoff Ward will become interim head coach. The Flames GM held a press conference where he said, "The subject matter we’ve been dealing with over the last few days is difficult, it’s hard, and it does not in any way reflect the core values of the Calgary Flames. I’ve been criticized a lot over the past three to four days that things have not moved quickly. If I’ve not met anyone’s time agenda I apologize but it was more important to make sure we get all of the information."
The player who came forward with the allegations responded to Peters' "apology" letter by saying publicly,
"I have read the statement of Bill Peters, which I found to be misleading, insincere and concerning. I have accepted an invitation from the NHL to meet and discuss this situation. Out of respect for that process, I will not respond publicly to the statement or discuss the racism and discrimination that I have endured until after my meeting."
The day has escaped me. Apologies for the Mickey Mouse Roundup.
we’re in hell https://t.co/dyRsVgX5cH— hunter harris (@hunteryharris) November 29, 2019
Johnny Depp continues to make excellent business decisions, producing an unauthorized musical about the life of Michael Jackson that will be told from the perspective of the singer’s famous sequin glove. Actors will star with life-size puppets of the Jackson 5, Donny Osmond, Emmanuel Lewis, Corey Feldman and Bubbles the Chimp.
Julien Nitzberg wrote For the Love of a Glove: An Unauthorised Musical Fable About the Life of Michael Jackson, As Told By His Glove, which is described as “a fresh, revisionist look at the strange forces that shaped Jackson and the scandals that bedevilled him”. The satire will play in Los Angeles in January 2020.
So this is what Johnny Depp is doing, after he's neglecting to deliver his drug and alcohol results to the courts in his defamation trial against Amber Heard. The trial is now postponed for six months.
Johnny Depp stans be like “he’s so hot I can’t stand it 😫❤️” and the picture is this pic.twitter.com/zQEjjwPYpo— Alex (@A24lex_) November 27, 2019
“Truth Hurts” (2017) and “Good as Hell” (2016) only just hit the charts.
“Water Me” has now debuted at No. 15.
Lizzo was called out by a troll who didn’t believe this could be simply because of her talent.
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Sia was seen at a Palms Springs Walmart paying for shoppers' items.
The artist was also spotted at a Palm Springs TJ Maxx, where she also covered customers' purchases.
People didn't initially recognize Sia, as she is typically hides her face under large wigs during public appearances.
Sia also reportedly told shoppers she wanted to give back because she had "won the lottery."
Sia was spotted at a Walmart in Palm Springs paying for everyone’s groceries for thanksgiving! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/4MfMtc3x36— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) November 28, 2019
DC Comics posted an image from an upcoming Batman comic The Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child which shows Carrie Kelley as Batwoman throwing a molotov cocktail with the slogan 'The Future Is Young'. This lead to a backlash in China with some interpreting it as supporting the protests in Hong Kong. One Weibo user wrote, "If DC really wants China, they wouldn't have done this."
DC Comics faced a backlash on Twitter after it had apparently deleted Batman artwork from its social media accounts in response to a wave of complaints from China https://t.co/vdPA6Vx6N8— THR International (@THRGlobal) November 29, 2019
Later that day, DC removed the image from their social media which lead to further controversy with many accusing the publisher of censorship and kowtowing to China.
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Baby Yoda has captured the hearts of many, including non-Star Wars fans. But not everyone was certain.
Werner Herzog, the German filmmaker and actor in “The Mandalorian,” called out showrunner Jon Favreau and executive producer Dave Filoni when removing the miniature puppet from the set during one of his scenes.
The crew was preparing to shoot a take without the puppet as a backup, just in case they decided during postproduction that they would replace it with a CGI Baby Yoda.
Herzog was not pleased and told them, “You are cowards. Leave it.”
And leave it they did.
Hello ONTD, welcome to the December Reading Challenge! We're nearly done!! As usual for this month, our task is to read a book that won an award this year. A few pointers:
- No longlists, no shortlists, it has to have WON!
- Any award is eligible (as long as it's a legit award, and not given by a random blogger or something). Some examples: Nobel Prize, Booker Prize, Nebula Award, Edgar Award, Locus Award, Hugo Award, Women's Prize for Fiction, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, etc.
- If you have already read a book that won an award during the year, you have to pick a different one for the task.
- Some suggestions in this very post and in the Goodreads group. And you can always pick something else if none of these appeal. There are A LOT of awards out there.
Alright, now for some book recs!
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See anything that catches your eye? What award-winning book would you suggest for your fellow readers?
SUGGESTIONS WANTED for the 2020 reading challege tasks! Yes, we are continuing with the challenge next year and we hope you'll join us again (or for the first time)! If you have any ideas for fun ONTD-related reading tasks, leave them in the comments!
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In this Episode I show you how to create your own gothic pastel baking apron! The pattern for this apron is available for download on Patreon for those in the $7 and up tiers.
Can you sew??