April 19th, 2020

Taylor Swift Gives First Live Emotional Performance of "Soon You'll Get Bettrer"

To commemorate those who have lost their lives, are sick and/or experiencing loss from COVID-19, Taylor Swift recently released an emotional live performance of "Soon You'll Get Better" during the #TogetherAtHome concert through Global Citizen. The song was originally written for her mother who has been fighting cancer since 2015.



“That’s a song I don’t know if I’ll ever play it live," Taylor previously said about the song. "It’s just really difficult for me. It was hard to write. It’s hard to sing.”

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Fran Drescher breaks down 13 looks from 1993 to now



Fran Drescher takes a look back at some of her most iconic looks. From The Nanny’s famous leopard print jackets to her memorable Golden Globes floral headdress, Fran goes deep on the who, what, when, where and why of her most classic outfits and costumes.


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What are your favorite Fran looks, ONTD?

Ayushmann Khurrana revisits gay Bollywood film, says ‘Cinema can do a lot to change mindsets’




Ayushmann Khurrana talked about his film Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Bollywood’s first gay romcom, where he plays a man who clashes with his boyfriend’s conservative family.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is a lighter take on the reality of homophobia that exists in India and also an attempt to bring such unconventional stories to the fore. Art and cinema, in my opinion, can do a lot to change mindsets. With [SMZS] that was our intent – to bring the conversation on same-sex love to all of India.”

Ayushmann says he is happy to have been a part of the movie and is excited that it’s now streaming on Amazon Prime Video so it can reach a global audience.

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ONTD Original: Wholesome or Humorous Content to Lift Your Spirits on Day Whatever of Lockdown


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Laughter is contagious!

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Food Weirdo (But You’d Totally Try It)Collapse )

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Crazy? Genius? How to Trick Your DogCollapse )

Do Birds Eat Pasta?Collapse )

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This is a pep you up post!

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ONTD ORIGINAL: Potential Best Original Song Winners for 2020 + "Should THAT have Won?"

So I've done this twice a year since like ...208, and I enjoy it. But we all know that only a smattering of movies came out before The Sickness, so this is a combo "Ha ha, the Academy has to acknowledge mainstream art and music!" and "Remember when we had movies? And nominated songs? And the Academy awarded the wrong one?"

so, once again...SONGS THAT MAY BE UP FOR THE BEST ORIGINAL SONG AWARD SIMPLY BECAUSE ALL OF MOVIEGOING IS THROWN OUT OF WHACK.




Normani + Megan Thee Stallion - "Diamonds" - Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

"I don't need you, all my diamonds drippin' wet."

So far, we had 2 superhero movies come out this year. One was eh, and the other was "Birds of Prey". It's bombastic and fun, even if it's not the best song on the album (Which samples some other songs, so no nominations here).

Other potential awards should include production design, because it's coherent, fitting, and gaudy. And it should win for gaudy! Also "First DCEU film OP paid for since Suicide Squad."

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And, onto THESE SONGS WON, BUT LBR, SHOULD THEY HAVE?

Remember when, in spectacular fashion, The Academy fucked up on announcing Best Picture? Of course you do.

La La Land did win a multitude of things, including Best Original Song for "City of Stars", which, considering some of the talent involved, was not a bad song. But it wasn't the best the film had to offer.


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Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis Launch Quarantine Wine & 100% of Profits Go to Charity



Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are launching their own wine for charity. They announced that 100% of the profits will go to organizations and charities helping people affected by COVID-19.

Per their website, the organizations they are donating to: GiveDirectly, Direct Relief, Frontline Responders Fund, and America’s Food Fund.

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Writer Valeria Luiselli gets backlash after she tells people to support indie booksellers


  • Writer Valeria Luiselli advised people to order books from indie booksellers and to stop binging Netflix

  • Twitter as usual was totally humourless and called her ableist and a hypocrite since her books are available via Amazon

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An excuse for a book post! ONTD what are you reading during this pandemic?

Following numerous technical issues, the Teddy Riley/Babyface Verzuz is back on



Where to begin...

Last night, R&B legends Teddy Riley and Babyface were set to participate in a Verzuz battle on Instagram. Timbaland and Swizz Beatz created the friendly competition as a way to give back to fans during this time. The Riley/Babyface battle competition was highly publicized on social media and fans turned in to see their favorites perform.

What followed was a glorious and hilarious night on social media, particularly Black Twitter. The event was highlighted by Toni Braxton's tweets documenting the fiasco.

Some of her tweets (definitely go to her page and check it out):



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Babyface was alone and ready to go. Teddy Riley had an entire crew with him to film his performance. Riley was also trying to stream the performance on his website and on Instagram at the same time. That led to the echo and additional sound issues.

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Babyface was the one to pull the plug and was extremely gracious at Riley's numerous fuckups.



The battle has been rescheduled for tomorrow, 4/20, at 8pm est.

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ONTD did you watch? Will you tune in tomorrow night? What were some of the best memes that you saw?

REI AMI Ranks Astrology Signs from Best to Worst




New artist on the rise REI AMI ranks the signs (well, most of them) in REI AMI & SUPREME LEADER KYO PRESENTS: A Quarantine Series. “In Episode 1, I rank astrology signs from my favorite to least favorite. Supreme Leader Kyo also makes a special appearance,” she writes.

[Ranking Astrology Signs: Best to Worst]Rei’s Astrology ranking:
0. Gemini - Ami is a Gemini and says it wouldn’t be fair to include her sign.
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1. Libra 2:04
2. Leo 3:20
3. Sagittarius 4:34
4. Aries 5:35
5. Taurus 6:40
6. Cancer 7:28
7. Virgo 8:29
8. Aquarius 9:20
9. Capricorn 10:17
10. Scorpio 11:10
11. Pisces 12:03


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How would you rank the signs?

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Beyonce's daughter Dr. Blue Ivy Carter ended Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz in less than two minutes.

Watch Blue Ivy’s adorable PSA about washing your hands amid COVID-19.




ONTD please stay safe, stay home. Wash your hands. Keep social distancing and Cough into your elbow.

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ONTD Original: Ugliest Celebrity Tattoo Tournament - "Sweet" Sixteen



ONTD, you all know the drill: pick the ugliest tattoo and reflect on how great your life choices are in comparison to these celebs! 🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮Collapse )

mods, mea culpa for all the formatting issues. thank you to irajaxon for making the bracket and for collaborating with me on this tournament. so ONTD, what does your bracket looking like?
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Celebs react to mass shooting in Nova Scotia


  • 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman shot and killed at least 13 people in what is the deadliest mass shooting in Canada since the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre 16 people in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in Canada

  • The gunman was also shot and killed by RCMP officers

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Little Mix and Tom Jones perform for the BBC's One World:Together at home Concert



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-BBC One held a companion concert that was presented by three host in a studio unlike the U.S. counterpart.

-Little Mix performed their hit"Touch"

-Sir Tom Jones recalled the time he had to spend two years in isolation due to tuberculosis. Jones"I thought I had it bad then, but the NHS helped me then like their helping all of us right now. We should stay home and follow orders and go along with what we are being told to do. Stick with it, be together and we will survive."


-More performances under the Spoiler cut


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Insecure 4x03 Promo: "Lowkey Thankful"



While Molly's (Yvonne Orji) family celebrates Thanksgiving together, Issa (Issa Rae) and Ahmal (Jean Elie) decide to do their own thing. Meanwhile, when Lawrence (Jay Ellis) joins Friendsgiving at Condola's (Christina Elmore) house, the new couple breaks some awkward ground.

Written by Phil Augusta Jackson and directed by Mark Sadlek.

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Radiohead's Ed O'Brien (EOB) releases his solo debut "Earth"



Radiohead's most underrated and sexiest member, Ed O'Brien has released his solo debut "Earth" under the moniker, EOB. Earth is available on all of your usual streaming services.

- Features a duet with Laura Marling and Portishead's Adrian Utley also performs.
- Currently 77/100 on Metacritic
- People now want a solo from Colin Greenwood

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Have you listened to Earth, ONTD? Does it top Suspiria (Jonny is untouchable and I haven't bothered to listen to Phil's albums)? Also, music post to talk about Fiona Apple's Fetch the Bolt Cutters? (100/100 on Metacritic. Queen)

One Million Moms wants to boycott Disney over gay dads on Ducktales




The Christian hate group One Million Moms is once again trying to boycott Disney, this time over an episode from the Ducktales reboot revealing that the character Violet Sabrewing has two dads.

Ducktales co-executive producer Frank Angones previously talked about the dads on his tumblr, writing that “we had a lot of conversations about who Violet was and what her background was and came up with this fun notion of her too enthusiastic, overly supportive dads who love being dads.”

Angones also wrote that he was “well aware that the ‘queer representation through parents and background characters’ trope is an issue” and acknowledged that “we really have not done enough relevant LGBTQ+ rep. We do have some themes and ideas coming up that address relevant LGBTQ+ narratives. But there’s always opportunity for a lot more; I don’t want a cop out and a cookie for saying ‘look at this one thing we did!’”

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Alia Shawkat Spotted Biking Away from Brad Pitt's Gated Community




Alia Shawkat spent her Birthday With Brad Pitt.

Yesterday she celebrated her 31st birthday and she was spotted biking away from Brad's property.

Pitt and Shawkat have been spotted hanging out in the past months

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Are you here for Bralia, ONTD?
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