December 11th, 2019

Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles Play a Boring Episode of Spill Your Guts (No Guts Were Spilled)



Kendall ranks the Kardashian/Jenner parents from best to worst: [Spoiler (click to open)]Surprisingly she ranks Rob as the best and Kourtney as the worst lol

Harry is asked to say which songs on his last album were about Kendall: [Spoiler (click to open)]He chooses not to answer and has to eat cod sperm instead.

Kendall is asked who the most unlikeable Supermodel in the world is: [Spoiler (click to open)]She says she has an answer but can't say it and chooses to drink a salmon smoothie instead.

Harry is asked if he's ever watched an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians: [Spoiler (click to open)]He says yes, the one where they were eating salads in the kitchen and then they were all shouting at each other.

Kendall is asked who is the most surprising celebrity to ever slide into her DMs: [Spoiler (click to open)]She says she has an answer but can't say and chooses to eat bull penis instead.

Harry is asked to rank the solo music between Louis, Liam, Niall, and Zayn: [Spoiler (click to open)]Harry immediately bites into a scorpion to avoid the question.

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Starbucks Reserve Roastery teams up with 160-year old Kyoto doll makers for souvenirs



Starbucks opened a store located on Kyoto’s famous Ninenzaka, the steep hill leading up to Kiyomizu Temple. In order to blend in with the traditional neighbourhood, they created the first ever ‘tatami mat Starbucks’ inside a renovated century-old townhouse.

The location also happened to be very close to Shimada Kouen, a doll makers shop which was established in 1859, and has helped keep the beautiful craft alive since then, passing the business down the family over five generations. They specialize in a type of traditional Japanese ornaments. The Gosho-ningyo, imperial palace dolls, because they were often given as gifts to Daimyo who visited the royal court at Kyoto.

Starbucks is collaborating with the workshop, utilising their expertise to create original souvenirs which are being sold exclusively in the Starbucks Reserve Roastery, a mega-coffee shop which only recently opened in Tokyo.

The most expensive one is a classic gosho-ningyo holding a gilded cup (50,000 yen), a maneki neko (beckoning cat) wearing a green apron like the Starbucks baristas and a Chinese zodiac rat (3500 yen), just in time for his year in 2020.

Although many lament corporate giants taking over the coffee scene in many countries, some are lauding Starbucks efforts to incorporate aesthetics, local culture into their ventures and using their influence to bring attention to traditional arts, like in this example, or more recently in Italy and their coffee culture.

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Who are still in the running towards becoming TIME's Person of the Year 2019?


The TIME magazine editors will select among these final 5 contenders for the Person of the Year cover:

- Greta Thunberg, a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future
- Nancy Pelosi, House Speaker and second in the presidential line of succession
- The Hong Kong Protesters
- The Whistleblower
- #ImpeachTheMF

The 10-candidate shortlist announced earlier this week also included:

- Megan Rapinoe, Olympic gold medallist and 2x FIFA Women's World Cup champion
- Jacinda Ardern, prime minister of New Zealand
- Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of #DeleteFacebook
- Xi Jinping
- Rudy Colludy, personal lawyer

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ONTD, who should be the Person of Year for 2019?
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HBO's "McMillions" will investigate the McDonalds Monopoly scheme that went on for a decade



If you've been to McDonalds, you're probably familiar with their annual Monopoly game you can play to win free food, money and other prizes. Well did you know an ex-cop rigged the game for 10 years, stealing millions in the process? HBO's 6-part documentary series McMillions premieres February 3rd. The series is executive produced by Mark Wahlberg (OP note: eww).

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The Oprah Magazine has a LGBTQ book list



- Article mentions that 2019 was pretty queer (in pop culture) and that 2020 will only get better

- There's poetry, memoirs, autobiographies and even some ordinary fiction

- The list isn't entirely white and male

- The list is a gallery, so that's your decision to make

- Special mention for ONTD: "Imagine Call Me By Your Name set in Communist Poland and you'll get a sense of Jedrowski's moving debut about a consuming love affair amidst a country being torn apart." (Swimming in the Dark, by Tomasz Jedrowski)

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Which LGBTQ book have you recently read and will recommend, ONTD?
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The biggest snubs from the SAG nominations, including 'The Farewell', 'Little Women'



I know de Niro didn't get a best actor nod, but it should be pointed out that he's getting the lifetime achievement so I guess maybe SAG just said fuck it? Though it's a bit of a weak argument since Tom Hanks is getting the DeMille award at the GGs and is also nominated for supporting actor. Anyway, over to the snubs.

-- “Little Women” getting totally shut out was a surprise, especially for star Saoirse Ronan who was nominated for a GG but not here. And yes, it was more critically acclaimed than most of the films actually nominated so it was a surprise. The end-of-year release date probably hurt its chances.
-- Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory” - he got the GG nod and numerous accolades already, so it's a bit of a surprise he was shut out of best actor. We'll see about the Oscars, though.
-- Eddie Murphy, “Dolemite Is My Name” & Adam Sandler, “Uncut Gems” - same with Banderas, they were nominated for previous awards for acclaimed performances, but shut out as well.
-- Awkwafina, “The Farewell” and the movie itself getting snubbed is a surprise since it got GG love and tons of acclaim before. SAG remains fickle and unpredictable.
-- “Succession” - after all the Emmy nominations, this getting snubbed at the GGs and SAGs is fucking baffling. But let's keep giving nods to David Harbour and his terrible acting right? Mess.

Source: https://twitter.com/THR/status/1204795154697244673
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TIL that "Breathe (2 AM)" singer Anna Nalick released a folksy covers album last week


It may be hard to believe, but in exactly one week it will be 15 years since Anna Nalick released her debut single and biggest hit "Breathe (2 AM)." And while the singles that followed from her first album, 2005's Wreck of the Day, failed to match that song's runaway success, Nalick never walked away from music. She followed up her debut with two independently released albums, Broken Doll & Odds & Ends (2011) and At Now (2017), and now she's back with a new collection of covers called The Blackest Crow.

"Recorded in a single day in a decommissioned Brooklyn church," The Blackest Crow sees Nalick reinterpreting songs from music's last century, from '40s jazz ballads to '60s folk to '90s alt rock.

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'Little Women' Promo Rolls On: Colbert, Seth Meyers, The Today Show, Paris



Florence Pugh was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert promoting Little Women.

- Says she read it because her Gran had it, and they both related to Amy.
- Wasn't scared of Meryl Streep - says she's a warm & beautiful woman. Leaned into the impulse to hug her and regretted it.
- Stephen was too scared to watch Midsommar, Florence says she's scared of LoTR.
- They do *not* discuss her wasting her youth on Zach Braff.

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Carey Mulligan is a Promising Young Woman



A woman spends her nights pretending to be drunk and getting taken home by strangers before inacting revenge on her would-be rapists in Emerald Fennell's directorial debut Promising Young Woman.

Starring Carey Mulligan, Laverne Cox, and Bo Burnham along with an ensemble cast that includes Alison Brie, Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Max Greenfield, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chris Lowell, Sam Richardson, Molly Shannon, and Clancy Brown.

Also Margot Robbie was one of the producers!

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When Toxic kicked in I died and went to heaven. This looks so good.
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Most Anticipated Movies of 2020 include BOP & Sonic The Hedgehog

These were determined by the actual page views these movies got on IMDB.
First is Birds of Prey, but next...

2. “Sonic the Hedgehog” – Feb. 14
5. “Black Widow” – May 1
8. “Dune” – Dec. 18
10. “Fast & Furious 9” – May 22

OP is quite pleasantly surprised people are "excited" for Dune, & assumes the voting population did not know about Artemis Fowl.

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Warner Brothers Dates (And Undates) Some Films



MATRIX 4 - May 21, 2021
THE FLASH (lol not likely) - July 1, 2022
UNTITLED FRED HAMPTON PROJECT - August 21st, 2020
THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT (seriously - it's Conjuring 3) - September 11th, 2020
MORTAL KOMBAT - January 15th, 2021

3 UNTITLED EVENT FILMS on October 16th 2020 and March 5th, 2021, and a New Line film on Jan. 29th, 2021.


You'll notice (if you cared) That MATRIX 4 is taking the spot of the previously announced AKIRA western remake.

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Teaser Trailer for Lin Manuel Miranda's In the Heights



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Full trailer drops tomorrow.

The upcoming film adaptation of the hit Lin Manuel Miranda Broadway musical stars Anthony Ramos, Stephanie Beatriz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jimmy Smits, Dascha Polanco, Marc Anthony, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and many more. It is directed by Crazy Rich Asians' Jon M. Chu.

The story is set over the course of three days in the summer, involving characters in the largely Hispanic-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City.

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Does Sustainable Clothing Made From Plastic Bottles Make A Difference?




Billions of water bottles are recycled and turned into polyester each year. Patagonia pioneered this process in 1993, which has since gained widespread popularity with other brands. Customers now have more environmentally-friendly options when it comes to new purchases, but are there other hidden costs to the environment?



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'Succession' Covers Entertainment Weekly

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Entertainment Weekly has released several covers with their "Entertainers of the Year", and this one features members of the cast of HBO's Succession. Though they may have been snubbed by SAG, series stars Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook and Kieran Culkin won EW's hearts. Click the cut for photos, videos & an interview.

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The View: Lupita Nyong'o, Ruben Studdard, Clay Aiken, Impeachapalooza, Hot Topics

Whoopi is off today. Chris Christie is a guest host.

Lupita Nyong’o



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Lupita Nyong’o is promoting the next Star Wars installment and her book Sulwe

Summary of conversation [Spoiler (click to open)]
Danced out to Ciara’s Melanin, in which she raps in it. Celebration of women’s color. Ciara texted her and she jumped at the opportunity. Sunny didn’t know she could rap! Meghan congratulates her for her SAG nomination. Talks horror genre. Talks about the first time she was nominated and was very discombobulated. This time she feels more relaxed and can see it with perspective. Feels manageable. Talks about playing two different roles. It was great to see the film resonate, and now she’s getting nominated.

Joy talks about how pretty she is. Brings up the winner of Miss Universe and her skin color and hair being beautiful, can’t imagine Lupita never -not- being considered beautiful. She did a children’s book called Sulwe about appreciating herself. She’s delighted to see things changing, and moments like these that change subconscious bias. Sunny lists the current four beauty queens are all of color, black women. Abby loves the book as well, and talks about representation. Talks about her Chinese sister, and Constance Wu about Crazy Rich Asians saying finally someone who looks like me. LN tells a story about a woman who thanks LN for teaching her how to love her own daughter, teaching her daughter to love who she was. LN talks more about what impact it has to see yourselves in images in aspiration and imagination. Sunny moves to Star Wars. LN jokes about obvious things because she can’t give spoilers. Her character is animatronics, not cgi.


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Ontd are you a screamer during sexy time?

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Apparently sloth yoga is a thing, and people and organizations are not here for it



Sloth yoga and other sloth activities are becoming more popular all around. With Alligator Attraction at John’s Pass as the first tourist destination in Florida to let people stretch and pose alongside two-toed sloths. The organization made national headlines for offering $175 alligator pool parties. Like the pool parties, their new animal event has proven popular — and prone to critique.

The organizations behind these kind of activities say wildlife contact helps visitors learn about conservation. But there’s no clear link that shows the experiences with wild animals in captivity lead to restoration in the wild. Experts say pay-to-play businesses perpetuate the idea that exotic animals are commodities. These kinds of activities often put animals into stressful situations and peril.

The sloth spike dates back years, lining up with Kristen Bell’s appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2012. A clip of the actress sobbing and hugging a sloth for her 31st birthday went viral.

Since Bell’s first Ellen appearance, privately obtained sloths imported from outside the U.S. have surged, Heard said. More sloths are kept as pets, featured in petting zoos or sold on black markets than before. But sloths don’t do well in captivity, with many cases where young sloths are taken from their mother too early and where they’re not fed the right foods



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Taylor Swift covers Billboard + the interview




On Loverfest being a short tour: “This is a year where I have to be there for my family -- there’s a lot of question marks throughout the next year, so I wanted to make sure that I could go home.”

On making the music industry better: “New artists and producers and writers need work, and they need to be likable and get booked in sessions, and they can’t make noise -- but if I can, then I’m going to.”

Says tumblr is her "comfort zone," where she can make jokes. She doesn't have twitter on her phone and only follows political news.

Over 20 new artist have called her for advice saying, “hey, I’m getting my first wave of bad press, I’m freaking out, can I talk to you?” Faith Hill was a mentor to her in her country days but she didn't have one in the pop industry.

On her single choices: "I feel so much pressure with a first single that I don’t want the first single to be something that makes you feel like you’ve figured out what I’ve made on the rest of the project. I still truly believe in albums... We’re running really fast toward a singles industry, but you got to believe in something. I still believe that albums are important."

On buying her masters: "I spent 10 years of my life trying rigorously to purchase my masters outright and was then denied that opportunity, and I just don’t want that to happen to another artist if I can help it. I want to at least raise my hand and say, “This is something that an artist should be able to earn back over the course of their deal -- not as a renegotiation ploy -- and something that artists should maybe have the first right of refusal to buy.” God, I would have paid so much for them! Anything to own my work that was an actual sale option, but it wasn’t given to me."

"Every week, we get a dozen synch requests to use “Shake It Off” in some advertisement or “Blank Space” in some movie trailer, and we say no to every single one of them. And the reason I’m rerecording my music next year is because I do want my music to live on. I do want it to be in movies, I do want it to be in commercials. But I only want that if I own it."

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Kris Jenner Is Giving the Gift of Botox to Her Family and Friends This Holiday Season



Momager Kris Jenner, 64, is partnering with Botox Cosmetic and is gifting her family and friends Botox gift cards. Nothing says “Merry Christmas” and “New Year, New Me” like cosmetic surgery.

“It’s a one stop shop for me,” Jenner tells PEOPLE. “And who doesn’t love Botox? For me it’s been really great. If you’re responsible, and you talk to your doctor, I think it works. It’s something that I’ve been using for a long time.”

Kris also shared her beauty routine.

“My routine is pretty simple, but it always has been my entire life,” she explains. “A massage, a great facial, a manicure and a little Botox and I’m good to go. I’m pretty traditional. As long as I’m clean and scrubbed up, I’m a happy camper.”

Jenner also added that she plans to give her mother, Mary Jo “MJ” Campbell, 85, a Botox gift card for the holidays.


ONTD, are you giving the gift of Botox to your loved ones this holiday season? Would you ever consider cosmetic surgery?

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Michelle Obama Talks Bond with George W. Bush

Even when we take the blood soaked record of other former US presidents into consideration, George W. Bush still stands out as one of the biggest war criminals and human rights' violator in world history. Using false evidence, Bush led the US to the Iraq War. Over 1 million civilians were killed, millions more were displaced and the effects are still felt by those who live there, with millions becoming sick, thousands of babies being born with birth deffects, etc.

Domestically, of course, Bush was also a mess and, even now, his family is still causing havoc in the country. In fact, the Bush family was one of the biggest advocates for Kavanaugh, normalizing him to segments of the US establishment which helped him confirm his seat at the Supreme Court.

None of that seems to move People's Woman of the Year Michelle Obama. In an interview with Jenna Bush for the Today Show, she says she doesn't see any problem with her friends Ellen DeGeneres and George W. Bush also being friends with each other. She goes further and says:

“Our values are the same. We disagree on policy, but we don’t disagree on humanity, we don’t disagree about love and compassion”.

Rapper Noname was one of the few celebrities to react to Michelle's statements.

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Weyes Blood does the NPR Tiny Desk Concert




Listen on NPR now.

SET LIST:
- Andromeda
- Wild Time
- Picture Me Better

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More The Expanse season 4 promos

Ahead of the premiere of S4 in two days, Amazon has some last minute promo work for the show.





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Are you excited about the best sci fi show returning in two days?
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Tekashi 6ix9ine Reveals Why He Snitched on the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods Gang

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Tekashi 6ix9ine, now notorious for being an FBI snitch, wrote a letter to a federal judge about why he decided to turn on the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods.

Tekashi did not face any serious consequences for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old-girl, allegedly beating his child's mother, or allegedly strangling a 16-year-old girl in public, but he does face prison time for racketeering, firearms offenses and drug trafficking.

So, why would he apologize and try to explain himself now? Oh... his sentencing is coming up.

  • "Before my arrest, I publicly dissociated myself from Nine Trey but I knew that it would come with a price. I knew... that the gang would retaliate against me... I was kidnapped by members of the gang, became aware of the fact that the mother of my child was having sexual relations with one of my co-defendants and they were stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from me."

  • "I had a feeling of relief when I was arrested by the Government because I felt stuck, like the gang had control of my life and that I would never be able to escape their grip. I needed to do something before it was too late."

  • "I know that I am not the victim because my actions contributed to this mess."

  • "There is no excuse, no justification and no apology good enough to explain my crimes."


He got four months of probation for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, distributing a video of it on the internet and profiting from it. Hope he rots.

Ever been arrested, ONTD?

Yes
15(11.0%)
No
104(76.5%)
I plead the fifth
17(12.5%)


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Sick of waiting for new Strokes music? Well Fabrizio Moretti's got a new solo project



This multi-tasking prince! When he's not working with art dealers of the same name, he's dropping new music for us thirsty Strokes fans!

-He's released an album called "Conduit," and is going by the name Machinegum
-The album is already on streaming services, or you can listen to snippets at the source
-It features contributions from Nation of Language singer Ian Devaney and production by Jake Aron (Snail Mail, Barrie) and Andrew Maury (Kimbra, Ra Ra Riot)

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Current mood: Wondering if Stereogum feels flattered by his solo act name
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Camila Mendes' Nighttime Skincare Routine | Go To Bed With Me | Harper's BAZAAR



Camila Mendes is best known for her breakout performance as pithy former mean girl Veronica Lodge on The CW's Riverdale. But when she's not storming the halls of Riverdale High School, walking the red carpet, or chatting with her 21.4 million instagram followers, Mendes is just like any other 25-year-old: she's obsessed with skincare! In this episode of #GoToBedWithMe, Camila breaks down her entire nightly routine—including some things she's picked up from costar Lili Reinhart— and gives us all her secrets to hydration for dry skin and how she keeps her skin glowing. ✨

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beauty post?? // whose skincare routine would you like to see??
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An ONTD Investigation: Why isn't Emma Watson promoting Little Women?




Little Women is a movie about four sisters (Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen), their mom (Laura Dern), aunt ( Meryl Streep), and the boy next door (Timmy Chalet).
The whole cast has been everywhere, with the notable exception of Emma Watson

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what is going on here ontd?