April 12th, 2021


ONTD ORIGINAL: 5 youtube videos (essay?review? idk what to call them) that I love.

So, I know no one ask for this but I have nothing to do so why not make an ontd original, and at first I wanted to do a top 10 adventure time episode post but then I was like no just post 5 videos of video essay (or reviews or whatever I should call these videos?) because hey, I like to share thing, so why not share this! Okay so why do I re-watch youtube videos, well mostly because I really liked them and therefore can re-watch them over and over again and while I do re-watch many different types of videos I decided to focus on films/tv-shows because that makes the most sense, this is a pop-culture webpage after all, so yeah, bye hope you like me list <3

Everything Wrong With "Everything Wrong With The Cabin in the Woods"

why i like it: because it shits on the youtube channel "cinemasins" and The Cabin in the Woods is one of my favorite (modern) horror films.

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The Story of “A Thousand Miles” by Vanessa Carlton

Vanessa Carlton wrote “A Thousand Miles” in her childhood home as a teenager. Little did she know the song would become an international smash hit, a film-soundtrack favorite, and would be repurposed by new artists and the internet for the next 20 years.

VICE meets Vanessa Carlton, “White Chicks” actor Terry Crews, and others responsible for making the song the indelible hit still widely adored today.

ONTD Detectives: In the video, Vanessa says “A Thousand Miles” is about a guy she had a crush on while attending Juilliard. She’s asked who and declines to answer because he’s “a famous actor.” Who attended Juilliard with Vanessa Carlton that went on to become famous? 🧐 Reddit is guessing Wes Bentley or Glenn Howerton, amongst others.


Nick Cannon Expecting Twin Boys With Abby de la Rosa

Nick Cannon (40) is expecting twin boys with girlfriend Abby de la Rosa (30). They made the announcement on Instagram.

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Nick will soon be a father of six. Nick is dad to another set of twins - Monroe and Moroccan, 9, with Mariah Carey and two children with ex Brittany Bell.


Marvel drops new trailer for the final two episodes of ‘Falcon and the Winter Soldier’

• With only two episodes left in the season, Marvel has released a new midseason trailer for Falcon and the Winter Soldier

• The trailer includes scenes from previous episodes, including last weeks shocking ending, so spoilers beware

• Episode 5 is rumored to run 61 minutes (including credits)


SHINee is back with the MV for 'Atlantis' and their 7th album repackage

SHINee is back with catchy ocean themed bop 'Atlantis'

[Other news]
Besides Atlantis, the repack contains two more new songs, 'Area' and "Days and Years'

SHINee also unveiled a schedule for the upcoming months. First up is a new Taemin solo album in May.

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I was excited for Atlantis after hearing it in their Beyond Live. Love the styling for the MV. And YES for Key solo album in July!
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Last Week Tonight - Long-Term Care

If you've recently heard about all the fuckery happening in long-term care facilities during COVID, John Oliver discusses how that fuckery has been happening for a long time and what can be done about it.


OP Note: from a disability advocate perspective, this has been an longstanding issue in this community and I'm glad it's getting national attention and being included in Biden's proposed infrastructure package.
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The Timberwolves-Nets game tonight has been postponed in wake of police shooting

The Timberwolves-Nets game tonight has been postponed in wake of police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota. The Timberwolves issued a statement when a cop fatally shot 20 year old Duante Wright, 'when she meant to use her taser' in the 'accidental discharge'. The rescheduled game will be tba.

source= https://twitter.com/Timberwolves/status/1381699240053866496
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The MET Gala will happen on September 13th

- The famous Metropolitan Museum of Art/Vogue gala will happen on September 13th. According to Vogue: "a slightly smaller celebration".
-  The theme is american fashion.
-  Usually one exhibition inspires the theme and is available for the public trough the year. This time there will be two exhibitions:
“In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” to open on September 18, 2021 and “In America: An Anthology of Fashion,” opens on May 5, 2022. Both will run through September 5, 2022.
- If you want to know more about the theme, Vogue explains

MET Gala 2019: confira os looks das celebridades que passaram pelo evento -  WePick


ONTD, what's your favorite MET look? And what look would you suggest for the theme "American Fashion"?

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Janet Jackson to sell over 1,000 personal items in celebrity auction

Over 1,000 items from Janet Jackson will be available during a three day auction taking place next month, on May 14, 15 and 16 in Los Angeles. Among the items for sale are Jackson's wedding dress from her 1991 marriage to dancer René Elizondo Jr., her Rhythm Nation jacket, and the famous silver hoop earring adorned with a hanging key. She is also selling her outfit from the Scream video where she duetted with her creepy brother. The collection with be on display at the Hard Rock Cafe in London on April 19 for five days before being transferred to the US for the auction. A portion of the sales will benefit Compassion International, "a global child-advocacy ministry that partners with churches around the world to release children from spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty."

Favorite Janet look?


Carrie Ann Moss on ageism in Hollywood

Moss recalled her experience of being treated differently the moment she turned 40.

"But literally the day after my 40th birthday, I was reading a script that had come to me and I was talking to my manager about it. She was like, ‘Oh, no, no, no, it’s not that role [you’re reading for], it’s the grandmother.’ I may be exaggerating a bit, but it happened overnight. I went from being a girl to the mother to beyond the mother. You don’t feel like you’ve aged much and suddenly you’re seeing yourself onscreen. I would look at these French and European actresses and they just had something about them that felt so confident in their own skin. I couldn’t wait to be that. I strive for that. It’s not easy being in this business. There’s a lot of external pressure.”


First promo photo of CW's Powerpuff

The CW has released an official first look at Dove Cameron (Bubbles), Chloe Bennet (Blossom), and Yana Perrault (Buttercup) in Powerpuff. Set photos were first circulated last week - it's confirmed now that they were filming flashbacks to the girls as teenagers. Donald Faison also stars.


Usher Under Fire For Giving Strippers Fake USHER BUCKS Money

Ursher was put on blast today when a dancer (IG user @B_FBabyy) blasted the R&B legend in her IG story for tipping her with play money. Apparently, Usher paid the entertainer with $20, $100, and $1 bills with his face printed on them that were obviously fake.

The pissed dancer let out her frustration on social media, writing:

“Exactly why we stay away from celebs most of the time! They suck!!! Cheap Asf”

“So disrespectful this is foul! Working so hard to get nothing in return this is a joke! Their job is to entertain take your cheap a** back home!!!”

He posted about his USHER BUCKS last week.


well at least they didn't get herpes instead (allegedly)
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Billboard Hot 100: Silk Sonic (Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars) go #1

-  Leave The Door Open by Silk Sonic (Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars) hits No. 1 on this week's Hot 100 chart for the first time.
-  LTDO is Anderson's first song to reach number 1 on the chart and Bruno's eight.
-  The top 10 also includes 2 songs by Olivia Rodrigo and 2 songs by The Weeknd.


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Simu Liu Hints at "Kim's Convenience" Drama

"Kim's Convenience" (and "Shang Chi") star Simu Liu took to twitter to express his anger about the show's end, hinting at behind the scenes drama leading up to it. He promised fans he will expand on it later.

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First list of presenters announced for this year's Oscars

Whatever the Oscars will look like on April 25, celebs will be showing up in some form or another, somewhere around the world. Those included are last year's acting winners Joaquin Phoenix, Renee Zellweger, Brad Pitt, and Laura Dern, last year's director/writing/picture winner Bong Joon Ho, and the below. There won't be a host thank God.

-- Oscar nominee Angela Bassett
-- Oscar winner Halle Berry
-- Oscar nominee Don Cheadle
-- Oscar nominee Bryan Cranston
-- Oscar nominee Harrison Ford
-- Oscar winner Regina King
-- Oscar winner Marlee Matlin
-- Oscar winner Rita Moreno
-- Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon
-- Emmy winner Zendaya

Source: https://twitter.com/TheAcademy/status/1381668650667671552
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White Sox pitcher credits his tarot reader Ruby for his good outlook

- Chicago White Sox closer Liam Hendriks says his tarot reader helps him deal with his good and bad days, like blowing a save the other night.

- Honestly, a much healthier attitude than that of the plethora of closers who react violently to bad outings, occasionally breaking their hands on innocent walls and lockers.

- The 32-year-old Australian was signed to a 4 year/$54 million contract, so Ruby wasn't far off.

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I may have a new favorite player. ONTD, how would you cope with a high-pressure, public job?

‘Shazam! 2 ’ Casts Lucy Liu as Villain

She will be Kalypso, the sister to Helen Mirren's Hespera. Both characters don't have a direct DC comics counterpart, but both are the daughters of Atlas, a Greek God.

The rest of the team from 2019's kind of underrated movie 'Shazam!' will be back, including Zachary Levi as the eponymous superhero Shazam!, and Asher Angel as his teenage alter ego Billy Batson.

Shazam! Fury of The Gods will be released "in theaters" June 2nd, 2023


Harvey Weinstein is suffering in prison

In today's edition of News to Brighten Up Your Day:

Harvey Weinstein is truly rotting away while locked up in prison. His lawyers say hes technically blind and in need of an eye operation, has lost four teeth and may have more removed, has spinal stenosis and can't walk without a walker, and has heart problems and sleep apnea.

These health issues were laid out today as his lawyers were in court objecting to Harvey possibly being extradited to Los Angeles, where hours earlier, the city indicted Harvey on 11 counts of sexual assault. The extradition decision will not be made until April 30.

Last year, Harvey was convicted of rape and sexual assault in New York and was sentenced to 23 years in prison. These new counts could add another 140 years to his sentence if convicted.

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Justin Timberlake pushed for Janet Super Bowl stunt trying to outdo Britney Spears

In a new and very interesting piece of nostalgic tea, Janet Jackson's Super Bowl stylist has said that it was JT who pushed for the infamous wardrobe malfunction moment (timed to go with the lyrics of "Gonna have you naked by the end of this song" from Rock Your Body) in an effort to outshine his ex's much talked about pop culture moment from the 2003 VMAs when she locked lips with Madonna.

But that's not all, the stylist also said that the original reveal was going to be Janet in a pearl G-string which was cancelled in favour of the career-ending nipple ring.


Source: https://twitter.com/BritneyHiatus/status/1381257293656961030?s=20

MTV Admits That its Portrayals of Mental Health can be Damaging

Shocking news: reality shows' depictions of mental illness are not always great. Maybe even more shocking news: the president of MTV says that ViacomCBS is going to try to roll back the negative depictions of mental illness.

In the future, the conglomerate, which owns MTV, VH1, Paramount+, and Comedy Central, will try to show a "fuller context" of mental health "instead of simply exploiting it.”

Predictably, some people are whining about political correctness and others are worried that future TV shows will be less entertaining.

can reality shows be entertaining yet be respectful of mental illness?

Probably but I hope there will still be some mess.


Your First Look at The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 11

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is back for Season 11 on May 19th for what will likely be the most emotionally-charged season to date for the cast. Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, and Garcelle Beauvais are all returning for the new season. After fans got to know her a bit in Season 10, Sutton Stracke will be back as a newly minted Housewife this season. As previously announced, Crystal Kung Minkoff joins the cast as a Housewife, and Kyle's older sister Kathy Hilton will be in the mix as a friend.

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The View: Ben Crump, Leslie Odom Jr, Pete Buttigieg, John Boehner, Hot Topics

Panel is Whoopi (Wed-Thu, Mon), Joy, Sunny, Sara, Ana (Fri), and Meghan (Wed-Thu, Mon)


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Will Smith and Antoine Fuqua will pull production of 'Emancipation' from Georgia

At this moment in time, the nation is coming to terms with its history and is attempting to eliminate vestiges of institutional racism to achieve true racial justice,” Smith and Fuqua said in a statement. “We cannot in good conscience provide economic support to a government that enacts regressive voting laws that are designed to restrict voter access. The new Georgia voting laws are reminiscent of voting impediments that were passed at the end of Reconstruction to prevent many Americans from voting. Regrettably, we feel compelled to move our film production work from Georgia to another state.”


Richard Madden and pal Froy Gutierrez grab a picnic and head to Hampstead Heath

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do you have picnics in the park with your "pals", ONTD?
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Domina trailer

Domina follows Livia Drusilla, a naïve young girl, whose world crumbles in the wake of Julius Caesar’s assassination. But using plenty of intrigues she eventually becomes Rome's empress by conniving to marry emperor Augustus. She then ends up navigating her way through a brutal male-dominated society by means of conspiracy, seduction and murder to become Rome’s most powerful and influential empress and to secure power for her son, Tiberius.

Starring Kasia Smutniak, Liam Cunningham, Nadia Parkes, Colette Tchantcho, Matthew McNulty, Christine Bottomley, Ben Batt, Enzo Cilenti, Claire Forlani, Alex Lanipekun and Isabella Rossellini. The eight-episode series Domina is coming to Sky Atlantic and streaming service NOW in the UK on 14th May 2021.