February 26th, 2021

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Kate Winslet Recalls ‘Horrible’ Comments About Her Weight During Titanic Era


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She spoke with The Guardian and was asked about the press coverage over the years and Joan Rivers “If she just lost 5lb, Leo would’ve been able to fit on the raft.” comment

Yes, In my 20s, people would talk about my weight a lot. And I would be called to comment on my physical self. Well, then I got this label of being ballsy and outspoken. No, I was just defending myself,'

'It was almost laughable how shocking, how critical, how straight-up cruel tabloid journalists were to me. I was still figuring out who the hell I bloody well was! They would comment on my size, they’d estimate what I weighed, they’d print the supposed diet I was on. It was critical and horrible and so upsetting to read,'

Demi Lovato Calls Gender Reveal Parties ‘Transphobic’

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Demi took to Instagram to call gender reveal parties “transphobic.”

“Gender reveals uphold the gender binary and the binary prevents people from observing reality,” said the post, which trans activist Alok originally authored. “Only individuals can determine their own gender.”

‘There Are Boys With Vaginas And Girls With Penises’

Lovato claimed that basing sex off of genitalia is “inconsistent with science.”

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Rose Leslie & Theo James to Star in HBO's 'The Time Traveler's Wife' Series



- Rose Leslie (Games of Thrones) and Theo James (Divergent) are set to star in the upcoming The Time Traveler's Wife series, which has been in development since mid-2018.

- HBO describes the series as “an intricate and magical love story that tells the story of Clare (Leslie) and Henry (James), and a marriage with a problem … time travel.”

- Based off of the novel of the same name by Audrey Niffenegger, which was made into a film in 2009 starring Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana. The film made more than $100 million worldwide (on a budget of $39 million).

- Steven Moffat (Doctor Who & Sherlock) will be writing and executive producing the series (lmao)

- HBO descriptions of the main characters are under spoiler
[-----CLAIRE-----]
Clair Abshire (played by Leslie): a is fiery, clever and unstoppable — and for most of her life she’s had an amazing secret. Since she was 6, she has had an imaginary friend: a kind and funny man, sometimes old, sometimes young, who appears in the woods behind her house and tells her tales of the future. Visits from the mysterious Henry are the bright spots in the tedium of her childhood. As the years pass, and she grows into a beautiful young woman, she starts to realize her friend is not imaginary — he’s a time traveler, visiting from the future. And he’s not just from any old future — he’s from her future. Clare has a literal date with destiny. One day she’s going to meet a young man called Henry DeTamble — whom she’ll know very well but who won’t recognize her at all — and she will become the time traveler’s wife.


[-----HENRY-----]
Henry DeTamble (played by James): Henry DeTamble has been a time traveler since he was 8. It’s not a superpower, it’s a condition — he can’t help it. Sometimes, when Henry is stressed or worried — and sometimes for no reason at all — he loses his grip on the current moment and falls naked into the past or the future. One minute he’s making breakfast, the next he’s naked at a hoedown in 1973. He can be stuck there for minutes or months, he never knows. His life is a rollercoaster of constant danger and white-knuckle survival. Until one day he meets a beautiful redhead in the library where he works. Her name is Clare Abshire and though he’s never seen her before, she claims to have known him all her life. Finally, his curse has given him something good — and Clare and Henry are about to have the time of their lives.


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Recap of "Trashcan nachos"-esque Ginny & Georgia and interview with newcomer Antonia Gentry



Ginny & Georia is a Frankenstein's monster of different tv show shows and archetypes; it can't decide what genre it's in from episode to episode. Pulls heavily from Gilmore Girls, Euphoria, Weeds, the Shondaverse, Hart of Dixie etc etc etc (seriously there's a lot of references/homage going on). Despite that, it's quite delightful?



- Auditioned for Ginny & Georgia her last week at Emory.

- Got a bloodclot from all the flying back and forth to Canada for in-person auditions for the show. Is fortunately fine!

- Unlike Ginny, Antonia's mother is Black. She feels having a mother who understood her experience is a significant difference in their stories. Ginny doesn't have that level of support.

- Was involved in the behind-the-scenes process of telling Ginny's story as a biracial person and used lines from her own life.

ONTD, did anyone else enjoy this seriously cheesy binge-watch? Paging the ONTD-er who said they worked behind the scenes for gossip!

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Love, Victor season 2 gets premiere date



The popular teen dramedy "Love, Victor" returns with all 10 episodes on Friday, June 11. Season two picks up with a newly out-of-the-closet Victor (Michael Cimino) entering his junior year at Creekwood High. However, being out brings new challenges as Victor faces a family struggling with his revelation, a heartbroken ex-girlfriend in Mia (Rachel Naomi Hilson), and the difficulties of being an openly gay star athlete -- all while navigating the excitement of his new relationship with Benji (George Sear).


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Debra Wilson says she left MADtv due to pay disparity with 'white male cast members'



She left MADtv in 2003 after discovering a pay disparity between her and more recent white male cast members, which she said the show was unwilling to address.

Her decision to leave was more about the principle, she "was still the original Black woman on the show."
It's devaluing of what she was bringing to the table and can continue to bring to the table.
There wasn't even a negotiation to raise her salary, let alone to match somebody else.

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NBC Pulls Nurses Episode Following Backlash over Its Portrayal of Orthodox Jews​



NBC has removed the “Nurses” (Canadian drama) episode “Achilles Heel” from digital platforms and future airings following backlash over a storyline involving a man from the Orthodox Jewish community. NBC has no plans to issue a statement condemning the episode.

In Orthodox Judaism, there are no specific restrictions regarding using a transplant from a cadaver in a medical situation.

A global Jewish human rights organization, responded to the episode in a statement.
“The writers of this scene check all the boxes of ignorance and pernicious negative stereotypes, right down to the name of the patient, Israel—paiyous and all. In one scene, NBC has insulted and demonized religious Jews and Judaism. Orthodox Jews are targeted for violent hate crimes – in the city of New York, Jews are number one target of hate crimes in US; this is no slip of the tongue. It was a vile, cheap attack masquerading as TV drama. What’s NBC going to do about it?”

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The scene :
A young Orthodox Jewish man named Israel is hospitalized for a shattered leg. A doctor informs Israel and his father, who insists that “the Creator” will heal him, that Israel will require a bone graft (part of a cadaver’s leg would be surgically inserted into his leg).

“You want to put a dead leg inside of me?” Israel asks the doctor. “A dead goyim leg — from anyone. An Arab, a woman,” his father replies. Then, a nurse chimes in: “Or God forbid an Arab woman.” Israel ultimately refuses the bone graft, saying that “It’s God who heals what he creates.”


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Insanely accurate Tom Cruise deepfake goes viral on TikTok



TikTok users have been spooked by an uncanny deepfake of actor Tom Cruise that’s going viral on the app, with many mistaking him as the real-deal at first glance.

Deepfake technology allows you to replace the faces of people in existing videos, using machine learning to make the final product look practically real.
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Pokémon news: 3 new games set in the Sinnoh region



Pokémon legends: Arceus.
A new take on the iconic region. Set in feudal Sinnoh. It is an open world experience with action combat. With a selection of different starters. Released sometime next year



Pokémon brilliant diamond & shining pearl
Remakes of the 4th region in chibi style with the more traditional take set by previous remakes. Released worldwide later this year.

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‘The First Lady’: O-T Fagbenle To Play Barack Obama In Showtime Anthology Series

O-T Fagbenle is set to play President Barack Obama opposite Viola Davis’ Michelle Obama in Showtime’s anthology series The First Lady.

Fagbenle has previously starred in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale. He is also starring in Marvel’s Black Widow.

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Justin Bieber To End Injustice All Around The World With New Album “Justice”



Injustice all over the world is finally over y’all! Justin Bieber took to social media to announce his new upcoming sixth studio album — Justice — along with this heartfelt message:



Kendall Jenner walked so Biebs could RUN! 🏃🏽




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Bruno Mars announces new band with Anderson .Paak


- Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak have formed the band "Silk Sonic"
- They will release the album "An evening with Silk Sonic" feat. the legendary bass player Bootsy Collins
- First song drops next Friday



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New Music Friday – February 26, 2021


Featuring new music by Aleyna Tilki, Becky G and Burna Boy, THE BOYZ, C. Tangana, Cautious Clay, Daddy Yankee, Danny L Harle, Dava, Drakeo the Ruler, Goody Grace, IMLAY, JIMMY EDGAR, Lunay, Madison Beer, Nick Jonas, Pop Smoke, SHINee, Slayyyter, Smerz and WONHO

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Happy Friday, ONTD! What's everybody listening to today?
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Motherland: Fort Salem Season 2 Gets Summer Premiere on Freeform


Freeform announced that the show would return this summer (no specific air date yet) with a synopsis for the second season.

“Raelle, Tally and Abigail confront higher stakes, dangerous magic and a new threat from an ancient group of witch-hunters, the Camarilla. In the first season, we saw our trio of young witches follow in the footsteps of their foremothers, defending the nation from The Spree as part of the United States Army. Their training is intensified when they are promoted to attend War College, where their magic, relationships and beliefs will be pushed to the limits. While General Alder seeks out new witches to join the wars to come, The Spree and the Army learn their fight may no longer be with one another. But how can two enemies work together to thwart a hatred that won’t stop until all witches are exterminated?”

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FBI investigate if Lady Gaga dognapping was political after Biden inauguration



FBI reportedly joins investigation into Lady Gaga dog theft due to concern attack was politically motivated.



Danny Trejo and the fbi need your help to find the dogs.

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What happens when 7 strangers reunite after 30 years? The Real World: Homecoming trailer



-Almost 30 years later, the original "seven strangers" that paved the way for modern reality TV are moving back into the New York loft where it all began. Viewers will be reunited with the cast from the very first season of The Real World in a brand new multi-episode docu-series to find out, once again, what happens when they stop being polite...and start getting real. Start streaming with Paramount+ on March 4.

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Cobra Kai promotes Vanessa Rubio and Peyton List to series regulars, adds new characters



Vanessa Rubio (Carmen Diaz, Miguel's mom) has been promoted to regular after appearing in sixteen episodes since season one while Peyton List (Tory) has been upped after appearing in fifteen episodes since season two.

In addition, Dallas Dupree Young and Oona O'Brien are set to recur as new characters. Young plays Kenny, a bullied new kid who turns to karate to defend himself. O'Brien is Devon, a potential new student who is competitive and quick-tempered when provoked.

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EXO's Chanyeol Pens Vague Apology Letter, Set to Enlist on March 29



Background:

*Back in October 2020 a woman came forward claiming she was his longtime girlfriend and that he had cheated with 10+ women, including "a variety of girl group members, Youtubers, broadcast DJs, dancers, stewardesses, and more"

*On Wednesday he sorta, kinda, but not really addressed the situation for the first time, thanking his fans for their support

*He said he would do his best to prove their belief in him correct

*Thankful for the fans who celebrated their 9th anniversary with them

*Then today it was reported (and confirmed by his label) that he is set to start his mandatory military duty at the end of March

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Bacon, next?


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WandaVision episode 8 "Previously On" recap



WandaVision just gave us it's longest episode yet!

[Spoiler (click to open)]Agatha takes Wanda through a journey of her memories to find out the source of Wanda's magic.
Wanda did not steal Vision's body from SWORD and Hayward was lying.
At the end of the episode, Agatha calls Wanda a "scarlet witch" for using chaos magic.
In the mid credits scene, Hayward powers up White Vision using Wanda's magic infused in the drone they fired at her earlier this season.


I am mention this again outside the cut, but watch out for the mid-credits scene again this week.

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this is a discussion thread so there WILL be spoilers. Don't come into the post if you haven't watched the latest episode.
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James Charles accused of grooming 16 yr old boy



James Charles contacted a 16 yr old fan and began asking for nudes and sending him nudes. The kid exposed him on TikTok and Twitter. James has a long history of predatory behavior.
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Riverdale 5x07 Promo -- 'Fire in the Sky' + Veronica singing 'Shallow' from 5x06



The show returns March 10th with:
-Betty doing FBI things
-Jughead investigating the Mothman Prophecies
-Choni showdown
-Archie recruiting for the Riverdale Fire Department

PLUS, this past week Veronica sang 'Shallow' with her husband, Chadwick Gekko. ONTD, do your emotions to this cover match those seen at 2:25?



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CTV/NBC show "Transplant" ups Torri Higginson to regular



The Canadian medical drama, which is also airs on NBC, has promoted Stargate Atlantis' Torri Higginson to regular after she recurred in season one. Season two picks up where the finale left off, in which the doctors are left reeling after Jed Bishop's possible stroke. Production on season two is currently underway.

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AMPAS member refuses to watch the NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS screener


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and had to tell director Eliza Hittman why

Never Rarely Sometimes Always is a great movie about a teen girl trying to get an abortion

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What’s In The Bachelorette’s Tayshia Adams' Bag?



This week on Spill It, The Bachelorette's Tayshia 'Smoke Show' Adams spills what's in her bag. She shares the everyday items that she cannot live without.

Some of the items in her Dior Saddle Bag include:

  • iPhone Pro Max

  • Bulletproof Collagen Bar

  • she usually has Mentos in her bag, but she just finished her Mentos this morning. but she does have ginger chews!

  • Masqd Face Mask

  • Le Labo Bergamote Travel Tube, which she calls her weapon. it's a perfume case but flags TSA every time she goes to the airport.

  • Dr. Bronner’s Lavender Hand Sanitizer

  • Louis Vuitton Key Pouch


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What's in your bag, ONTD?

George Clooney & Julia Roberts Re-Team In ‘Ticket To Paradise'



George Clooney and Julia Roberts will star in a romantic comedy that Ol Parker will direct

Clooney and Roberts will play a divorced couple that teams up and travels to Bali to stop their daughter from making the same mistake they think they made 25 years ago.

Clooney and Roberts have teamed in the past in the Ocean’s Eleven films, and the Jodie Foster-directed Money Monster.

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Inside Joss Whedon’s ‘Cutting’ and ‘Toxic’ World of ‘Buffy’ and ‘Angel’


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Variety wrote a big Whedon expose! they contacted pretty much everyone involved with both shows and got sources to talk

- they are backing Carpenter's allegations

- one source confirms that Whedon was not allowed to be alone with Michelle Trachtenberg after "an improper verbal exchange between" them

- Michelle's mom was not happy with the inappropriate tone on set in general

- the studio says they were not aware of problems

- the pretty much let Whedon do what he wants with the shows

- sources say the set was like a high school with Whedon deciding who is in and out

- Whedon labeled Carpenter as "difficult" early on

- Whedon and Sarah Michelle Gellar did not get along, she did not want to have his name mentioned around her

‘Superman’ Reboot In The Works At Warner Bros With Ta-Nehisi Coates Writing, J.J. Abrams Producing



Superman is getting another reboot.

Deadline says that Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing

No plot yet and no attachments
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Black Superman? Are you here for it, ONTD?
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It’s Been Ten Years Since The Short Lived Rihanna and Ciara Twitter Feud




Yesterday (February 25) marked 10 years since that Twitter feud between Rihanna and Ciara. It all began when Ciara appeared on E! Fashion Police with Joan Rivers.

“I ran into [Rihanna] recently at a party. She wasn’t the nicest,” the ‘Goodies’ singer told Rivers. “It’s crazy, because I’ve always loved and respected what she’s done in fashion. It wasn’t the most pleasant run-in.”

And then...


But did you know that Melissa Rivers was low key responsible for that whole feud to begin with? ONTDer richyrich909 was at the taping as revealed in this post. Read the spoiler cut to read what happened behind the scenes.

[ONTD Insider Tea]A close friend of mine works for E! And asked if I wanted to go to a fashion police taping (btw i completely thought it didn’t have a studio audience lol) so of course I said yeah. The audience was like maybe 20/30 people in fold up chairs. So I’m right behind Melissa and Ciara is basically just not delivering. They asked her about Rihanna and she said she didn’t care for her dress. Then they asked her to spice it up and she reworded it. Then they cut and told her she needed to really deliver more and be more mean. So that’s when she came up with the story saying she wasn’t nice to her off camera. So Melissa said go with that. 😂. So they started rolling and she did and the rest is history. lol. Side note: Melissa was chilling between takes talking to tha audience who I’m guessing were mostly people who know people from the network since it was so tiny and someone asked her when she’ll be producing more shows for them and her response was classic.... ”when the network stops giving Ryan all the money ...“

Read the original post here.

Feeling old yet?

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Marvel reportedly in awe of Chloe Zhao’s final ‘Eternals’ cut + Lego leaks ‘Shang-Chi’ spoilers.

First look at Marvel’s Eternals calendar:



- There are reports that Chloe Zhao “crushed” Eternals and Marvel is “almost in desbelief” about what they have on their hands, already considering it a better movie than Infinity War/Endgame with a lot of Awards potential.
- Chloe will probably be nominated for many awards this year for her work in Nomadland.

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ONTD, are you excited to see Eternals/Shang-Chi?
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Gaga's Dogs Recovered After Attack



The woman who turned in french bulldogs Koji and Gustav seemed to have no connection with the attacks that left Ryan Fischer, dogwalker, injured, with 1 shot to the chest.
Ryan is expected to recover. The dogs are unharmed.

Lady Gaga’s representative and detectives went to the station and confirmed that they were the dogs.

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Radio Station Apologizes After Host Compares BTS to COVID-19



Bayern3‘s Matthias Matuschik called BTS‘s version of Coldplay‘s “Fix You” “blasphemy,”. He suggested the band is “some crappy virus that hopefully there will be a vaccine for soon as well.”

For punishment for the cover, he suggested the group “will be vacationing in North Korea for the next 20 years.”

Today, the station issued an apology, claiming the host was “presenting his opinion in an ironic, exaggerated way and with exaggerated excitement, his words went too far and hurt the feelings of BTS fans. But he — and he has assured us of this — in no way intended this. He just wanted to express his displeasure over the aforementioned cover version.”

“That does not change the fact that many of you found his statements to be hurtful or racist,” Bayern3 added.

“We apologize for this in every way possible. We will work on the matter with Matthias and the team in detail again in the next few days.”
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Streaming Platform Paramount+ to Give Us New Seasons of Previously Cancelled Show

DarlingsS, remember when a tv channel did the right thing and fired someone for racist comments and then cancelled the show -like you know doing the right thing? Yeah, that didn't last.



Yeah, Paramount+ is a thing. No words on who's gonna replace Oliver Peck.

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ONTD, let's talk about tattoos. Are you planning on getting a tattoo once the pandemic is over? Tattoo post? I want some fresh ink!!