May 5th, 2021

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Ava Max reveals producer once locked her in room to have sex with her


International pop sensation Ava Max appeared on former E! News reporter Catt Sadler's new podcast, It Sure is a Beautiful Day, to discuss her struggles since trying to enter the music industry as a teen and her newly found success as a 27-year-old.

During the podcast, the "My Head and My Heart" songstress revealed a terrifying moment in which a producer locked her in a room to force her to have sex.

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Feds Order Kim Kardashian to Give Back Looted Statue

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Kim Kardashian has been told by the feds to relinquish a looted statue that was purchased in her name. The ancient Roman sculpture depicts the bottom half of a woman (shocking). It dates to the 1st or 2nd century, is called "Fragment of Myron's Samian Athena", and it stolen from Italy. Kim purchased it in 2016 from the Axel Vervoordt Gallerly in Belgium.

In a bizarre twist, Kim's reps claim that she never bought the statue:

“Kim never purchased this piece and this is the first that she has learned of its existence. We believe it may have been purchased using her name without authorization and because it was never received, she was unaware of the transaction.”

#Whatisthetruth?

What is ur favorite work of art?

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Lily James, Nick Offerman and Seth Rogen on the set of Hulu's 'Pam & Tommy'


  • The miniseries focused on Pam & Tommy's relationship, will be directed by "I, Tonya" director, Craig Gillespie.

  • Lily James will be playing Pam Anderson & Sebastian Stan Tommy Lee.

  • Seth Rogen will be playing Rand Gauthier & Nick Offerman 'Uncle Miltie'.

  • There is no release date currently.

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Andrew Garfield: "I'm not in 'Spiderman No Way Home'. Sorry to disappoint...I did not get a call"



- Andrew Garfield has confirmed that he's not in 'Spiderman No Way Home' and he never got a call from Marvel.
- Also Marvel: [Spoiler (click to open)]

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ONTD, do you think Andrew Garfield is in Spiderman NWH? or is this a Mephisto situation?
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Selena Quintanilla Perez's Complicated Legacy



As part two of Netflix's questionable Quintanilla family approved miniseries premieres, Rolling Stone magazine's Rosa Sanchez examines Selena Quintanilla Perez's complicated legacy after her 1995 murder. Interviewing fans and widower Chris Perez, Sanchez explores how Selena's family's sabotaged the legacy of a beloved Latina icon in favor of revisionism and cash grabs.


  • Fans have complained about the Netflix series, which is more focused on the male Quintanilla members. Abraham, Selena's father, is shown as a stern but gentle loving father, even though his reputation is more nasty, money-hungry and controlling (Selena's former teacher testified Abraham pulled the kids out of school after she expressed concerns over Selena falling asleep in class after doing a night show as a child). While fans are happy forgotten band members have their moments, they are upset Selena is treated as more of a side character, or even just as an employee of her dad’s band.

  • In the series, Selena is portrayed as an innocent, soft-spoken, perfect daughter who is more interested in her parents’ approval than in her own life. The depiction is far different than in the Jennifer Lopez film, which Chris says is more accurate of Selena's actual personality. Selena’s mom Marcella is also underdeveloped, as is Chris, who is treated as a minor character (fans were also angered part two portrayed the famously shy Chris as jealous of Selena's success, when the opposite was true).

  • Selena’s brother, A.B. Quintanilla, has bad blood with many impersonators and fans. He routinely blocks fan accounts and blasts impersonators on social media. Selena fan accounts on Instagram and Facebook have gotten the cold shoulder from the family, even getting shut down.

  • Chris, currently in a legal battle with Abraham in order to gain control over his story and money, is nervous over how he'll be portrayed in part two even though he's glad he told his side in his book. Two months after Selena's death, Abraham had coerced a grieving Chris to sign his rights away to protect Selena's legacy and finances and Chris did so, trusting him. Chris says the current battle is not about family but business, since trying to be nice didn't work for 25 years. “I kind of feel like I’m in a situation where I can’t [back down]. I already did it once and certain things have gone down a certain type of way and I’m not gonna do it that same way again.”

  • Many Selena impersonators and tribute bands have received threatening letters and cease and desist letters from Abraham and Q Productions over their acts, especially when money is being made. He has left acts which perform for free alone. The family accuses performers of “unauthorized exploitation” of Selena’s name, and claim their use of it could “cause irreparable harm and/or dilution” to Selena's brand. By the way, you can buy official cheap and tacky tumblers with Selena's image from your local gas stations as well as ugly shirts from Forever 21!

  • Selena's fans are upset over the legal actions taken against impersonators, art, products and song covers because they consider that to be her enduring legacy getting sabotaged. Fans feel while the Quintanilla family happily profits off royalties, funko pops and a make up collection, they punish fans who wish to celebrate Selena their own way. They've also noted how the Quintanilla family stops Chris from making money on his life with Selena, yet uses his book for scenes in the Netflix series.

  • Chris, regarding Selena tributes and fan accounts, says he understands why people see her as a symbol for the Latino community. “I think it’s because of what she represents, which is strong morals, family, hard work ethic, you know, she was a good person all the way around, and we already know how talented she was. So, if that’s how people want to use her image or treat it, I mean, I think it’s a good thing.”

  • Abraham, Suzette, A.B Quintanilla and reps from Q Productions and Selena's estate declined to comment for the story.



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That time Beyoncé met Selena

Houston native Beyoncé once told a story of how she briefly met Tejano superstar Selena.

"I did actually meet Selena in The Galleria mall in Houston. But I didn't say much to Selena, because I wasn't a celebrity and I just saw her and said hello and kept it moving. Definitely growing up in Texas, I heard her on the radio. And I think listening to her album, even though I didn't know exactly what she was singing, it helped me in the studio with my pronunciation. "

That brief meeting was dramatized for season 2 of Selena: The series, which is now on Netflix



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Peloton Recalls all Treadmills


Affected machines are the TREAD and TREAD+.
Peloton initially pooh-pooh'd concerns and did not cooperate with the CDC, even after footage surfaced of a child being pulled under the tread and struggling to free himself.

Many children have been injured, and one has died. Other, less deadly reports indicdiate the touchscreen loosens and falls off on the TREAD, the cheaper model that has yet to hit the US market ( and probably won't)

CEO John Foley said in a statement Wednesday. “We should have engaged more productively with them from the outset. For that, I apologize.

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Peloton encourages people to stop use of the treadmills immediately and return them (somehow).


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Melinda Money Bags Gates Drops Bill but Earns BILLIONS



An investment firm controlled by Bill Gates transferred stock worth more than $1.8 billion to Melinda Gates this week. The transfers come as one of the world’s wealthiest couples parts ways. The couple said they will continue to work together at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Jesy Nelson gives her first interview since leaving Little Mix



Jesy Nelson, formerly of Little Mix, does her first interview since leaving the band.

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This interview really does answer some questions I had about her departure tbh; but despite the tanning and as someone who suffers major depression I am genuinely happy she's in a better place! Also stream Confetti and go like Leigh's pregnancy announcement on insta

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'Joker 2' (with Joaquin Phoenix) still in development at WB.



- Originally Joker was supposed to be a one shot kinda thing, but WB wants more.
- Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix still in talks to return.
- Joker had a 55M budget and made 1.07BN worldwide, also getting 11 Oscar nominations (and 2 wins).

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Actor and former Billie Pipper husband Laurence Fox tells NHS doctor he pays his salary



- Fox is running for London Mayor under The Reclaim Party
- Only last month the outspoken actor used the launch of his manifesto to defend his right to call people “paedophiles” on Twitter
- He is currently tied in the polls with Count Binface


He later went on to (as a former actor) call the NHS an institution so sensitive it needs applause.



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New ‘Lord Of The Rings’ podcast to reveal secrets of filming


Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd - aka Merry and Pippin - are starting a podcast about their adventures of making The Lord of The Rings films. Called The Friendship Onion, the podcast will feature interviews with cast and crew, behind the scenes stories, and answering fan questions.

The Friendship Onion starts on May 18.


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Oscars Producer Steven Soderbergh Reveals Why Oscars Show Order Was Changed


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he is not aware of the backlash against the choice to not do montages/minimal clips because he did not read reviews

he stands by the "No Zoom" rule

the change of the award order:

“We thought it might be fun to mix it up, especially if people didn’t know that was coming. So that was always part of the plan. And then when the nominations came out and there was even the possibility that Chadwick could win posthumously, our feeling was if he were to win and his widow were to speak on his behalf, there would be nowhere to go after that. So we stuck with it.”

The View: Billy Porter, Elizabeth Warren, Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish, Hot Topics

Panel is Whoopi, Joy, Sunny, Sara, and Meghan



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Ontd are you on Facebook

Can't live without it
4(10.5%)
Still have app and account but don't open it
6(15.8%)
Deleted app but not deleted account
7(18.4%)
Completely deleted account never going back
15(39.5%)
Only to lurk at my crazy friends list and judge them
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Animal Kingdom casts their 'Pamela Johnson' character



-Charlayne Woodard will play the modern-day version of Smurf's pal Pamela Johnson, who Smurf has mysteriously left her stuff to
-We've only met the 1977 Pamela so far
-TNT says she is “warm and maternal” but also “tough and intelligent. She’s still a badass, but now she lets others get their hands dirty on her behalf.”
-She's also been on Pose, Prodigal Son, Roseanne, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Law & Order: SVU
-No release date for season 5 yet

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In the heights movie cast wishes everyone a happy 5 de Mayo



Lin Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera and the rest of the in the heights cast, got together to wish everybody a happy cinco de Mayo.

The film is based on the 2005 stage musical of the same name. To be released on June 11.

Just a reminder that may 5 is not Mexico’s Independence Day, that would be September 16.

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THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD – First Look Featurette



From Director Taylor Sheridan comes a high-stakes story of survival and redemption all woven into one.

In theaters and streaming exclusively on @HBOMax May 14.

In an interview with ET, Angelina explained why she enjoyed portraying Hannah in the movie:

“She’s been very healing for me, because you just get so broken and then you stand back up,” Angelina said

Because of the changes in her home life, Angelina said that she’s unable to continue directing movies.

“I love directing, but I had a change in my family situation that’s not made it possible for me to direct for a few years,” she told ET in April. “I needed to just do shorter jobs and be home more, so I kind of went back to doing a few acting jobs. That’s really the truth of it.”

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Gen Z Has Caused Sales of Crocs to Soar

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Crocs. The foam clogs that took off in 2006 are regaining popularity thanks to Gen Z's embrace of the 2000s fashion resurgence.

The company reported record sales this quarter and several celebrities have worn pairs recently, including Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Questlove, and Priyanka Chopra.

The brand had sold-out collections with Post Malone and Bad Bunny.

Crocs: yay, or nay?

Yay
56(14.8%)
Nay
191(50.4%)
I don't care
101(26.6%)
Just voting
31(8.2%)


What fashion trend do you want to come back?

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Meet the House Of The Dragon in the first photos from the GoT prequel series



Set 300 years before Game of Thrones (tho you couldnt tell by the clothes) House of the Dragon goes back to the heyday of the Targaryen empire, as chronicled in George R. R. Martin's Fire and Blood book.

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We know how it all ends. They could have at least given us amazing costumes and a we-have-dragons-so-fuck-you attitudes

Yes i realize they are just pictures. I can still want more.
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Detail's of Josh Duggar's case revealed


[Trigger warning]- there were over 200 pics/videos of children as young as FIVE
- his family and friends talked to law enforcement and brought up his porn addiction
- his laywer is asking for proof that he actually LOOKED at the pictures
- piece of shit wants out of jail and claims he's too famous to be a flight risk
- eta: He's been granted release but cannot stay at his home and can not be around minors.... except his own children with his wife present


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Grabovoi codes, real life “cheat codes”, becoming viral on TikTok



Grabovoi codes are “cheating codes” to input in the universe to influence it into granting whatever you’re desiring.

The codes have been popping in spirituality and wellness related circles in the app, they work under the idea of manifesting (thinking about something a lot until it happens). Grabovoi codes, are taking over TikTok with "cheat codes" for wealth, health, and love.

Consisting in a series of numbers, you need to write or draw them out, input the code into the universe mesh to get the expected result. To manifest money, you repeat numbers, "520 741 8" out loud, trace them in the air, or write them down, then just wait for the universe to grant it. People on TikTok SWEAR by them.

Grabovoi codes were invented by mathematician Grigory Grabovoy. In 2008, he was convicted of fraud in Russia for promising parents of killed children that he could resurrect them.

Manifesting a promotion and finishing paying my property tbh. What are you beckoning the universe for, ONTD?

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John Mulaney Announced First Post-Rehab Live Comedy Shows And Sold Out Immediately


After spending 2 months in rehab, John Mulaney is returning to stand-up and his first five comedy shows are already sold out. Mulaney, who checked out of rehab in February, is doing a short residency at Manhattan’s City Winery called “John Mulaney: From Scratch” from May 10-14. The show will have a “socially distanced layout” and those attending must “either be fully vaccinated or have received a negative Covid test within 72 hours prior to this event.” Cell phones will not be permitted inside the venue.


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Adrien Brody joins season 3 of 'Succession'



Brody will guest star as "Josh Aaronson, a billionaire activist investor who becomes pivotal in the battle for the ownership of Waystar.”

He will join the previously announced Alexander Skarsgard and Sanaa Lathan in season 3 of the show, which will hopefully air at the end of the year.

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Are you ready for the return of the worst family on television, ONTD?

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Benedetta – Official Trailer

A film by Paul Verhoeven (director of Elle, Showgirls, Basic Instistc) with Virginie Efira, Charlotte Rampling, Daphné Patakia and Lambert Wilson

" In the late 15th century, with plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins the convent in Pescia, Tuscany, as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, Benedetta’s impact on life in the community is immediate and momentous."

In French cinemas on July 9th 2021

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Henry Golding will star alongside Dakota Johnson in Persuasion



- Henry Golding has been cast to star with Dakota in a 'modern' retelling of Persuasion
- This is Netflix's adaptation and is one of two in the works
- It is believed he will play Mr Elliot (or the equivalent) and NOT Frederick Wentworth

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The father of Jan's baby in The Office revealed



- In a deleted scene in Goodbye Toby, Jan revealed the identity of the child to Michael.
- Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey revealed it in their podcast
- The father was supposed to be a celebrity
[Spoiler (click to open)]- The father was former tennis player Andy Roddick

Is it a spoiler? It feels like a spoiler so I put it behind a cut.

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