July 19th, 2021

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Shailene Woodley Says Sex Scenes Where Women Wear Bras Are Unrealistic


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she doesn't have a problem doing intimate scenes

“I’ve never felt uncomfortable doing intimate scenes because I’m very vocal. I always sit down and talk with the director, the other actor. We always have conversations of, ‘How are you planning on shooting it? Is nudity necessary? Is it going to distract from the scene, add to the scene?’ We know exactly what the boundaries are. And I’ve never been in a situation where those things haven’t been honored.”

and finds a lof of them unrealistic

“Oftentimes in movies, you see two people having sex and the woman has her bra on, and in real life, I don’t think I ever did that, sex with a bra — or very, very rarely,” she said.
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The Recording Academy has banned sales and charting bragging in Grammy 'For Your Consideration' ads

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📢 The organization behind the Grammy Awards updated their rulebook and guidelines about the “For Your Consideration” ads submitted by labels and artists.

📢 For the 2022 Grammy Awards, the ads may not include “chart numbers, number of streams, sales figures, or RIAA awards.". This rule was not in last year’s guidebook.

📢 Also new in the Voter Code of Conduct section: “voters shall not allow their choices to be suggested, directed or influenced by anything other than their own analysis of merit, including, but not limited to: personal friendships, company loyalties, regional preferences, or sales volume/popularity”.

📢 There's been speculation these new rules might be related to the backlash due to The Weeknd being snubbed in the last Grammys, but fans of artists who rely in their fandom's mass buying power to secure sales records and high chart positions have also felt targeted, as such rules were previously implicit in the awards.

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Bridgerton, Game of Thrones prequel and more halt production due to covid resurgence

Multiple UK-based productions have shut down over the past several days due to rising covid-19 cases and positive tests among the crew. Multiple TV series have paused their shoots as well as a play directed by Kenneth Branagh, which has been cancelled. The most highly anticipated series included are season 2 of Bridgerton for Netflix and the Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon for HBO.



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American gymnast Kara Eaker tests positive for COVID at Tokyo Olympics

Kara Eaker (18), an alternate for the United States Olympic gymnastics team, has tested positive for COVID. Leanne Wong (17), another alternate, has been placed in quarantine as well due to close contact with Kara.

After the Olympic team was named last month, most of the four alternates were asked if they were vaccinated. Kara Eaker and Emma Malabuyo said they were already vaccinated. Leanne Wong said her parents are research scientists and that they discussed the vaccine with her but she chose not to get vaccinated. The fourth alternate, Kayla DiCello was not asked if she was vaccinated at the same press event.

So far, 61 people have tested positive including American tennis player Coco Gauff and two players from the South African soccer team. 11,000 athletes will be housed in 21 buildings for the Olympic games.

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The Foo Fighters Release Their New DISCO EP Hail Satin



The Foo Fighters have debuted their new side project The Dee Gees this weekend. Their debut EP Hail Satin is available exclusively on vinyl and contains five covers of Bee Gees classics.

Dave Grohl said about the recording of "You Should Be Dancing": "I have never, ever in my life sung like that, but it was the easiest song I have ever sung in my entire life! I sang the song, and it was like six minutes and I was done. I should have been singing like this for the last 25 years!"

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Lil Nas X releases a 2 minute trailer for a 1:53 minute song, "Industry Baby", produced by Kanye



It also references his "Satan Shoe" "controversy" with Nike from earlier this year for the release of "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)".

"Industry Baby" releases on July 23rd, ft. Jack Harlow, but you can hear most of the song in the video lol

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NHLer Luke Prokop comes out as gay



Earlier today Nashville Predators prospect Luke Prokop came out as gay via a social media post. This makes him the first openly gay player contracted by the NHL.

Commissioner Gary Bettman also released a statement congratulating Prokop and pledging to do everything possible to ensure his experience was welcoming and affirming and to make sure any other LGBTQA+ NHL player knows they have support. The Predators also released a statement of support.

Prokop is 19 and was drafted 73 overall in the 2020 draft.

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i'm so happy for him! i hope he has a strong support system too since the nhl and it's fans can be super homophobic.
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Marina Diamandis has tested positive for COVID after attending a party



Marina Diamandis has tested positive for COVID after attending a party. Marina acknowledged her situation and gave fans a 'heads up', even though you're vaccinated you can still get it. Allegedly Dua Lipa, Charli XCX, Kim Petras, Tove Lo, Phoebe Bridgers and Caroline Polachek were all also at the party Marina attended.



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Charmed Shocker! Charmed Actress leaves series on anniversary year of Shannens OG exit



-Is Charmed cursed? After 3 seasons Madeleine Mantock who plays eldest sister Macy Vaughn has announced her departure from the series.

-This year also marks the 20 year anniversary since Shannen Doherty exited the original series after its 3rd season after the network decided it was easier to choose between her or Alyssa after the two feuded during the 3rd season.

-Unlike the OG, the reboot started off with Macy being the long lost half sister to Mel and Maggie. Macy ended up being half demon and the sisters spent a large majority of the reboot without their Charmed powers.

- Madeleine has given no valid reason for her surprise departure ahead of the shows 4th season.

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Is Peppa Pig turning American toddlers into teaboos?



- People who know WSJ writers and think that "optician" is a college-level word had a petty, posh piglet raising their children during the pandemic, so now they sometimes say things like "mummy" and "tomahto."

- What next, Pedialyte Bluey shoeys?

- Romper reported on this phenomenon two years ago so it's not actually pandemic-specific or indicative of a screentime cultural crisis. As Romper explains it, because I'm not clicking on a WSJ link, young children mimic words they hear, and don't really distinguish between languages and accents. It's also likely that their family and other adults reacting to the unexpected Britishisms reinforces them as attention-getters (sort of like how you shouldn't laugh at little kids swearing or acting like little shits unless you want them to keep doing it.)

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Halsey welcomes first baby, Ender Riley Aydin


Halsey and her boyfriend, screenwriter Alev Aydin, welcomed their first baby together, Ender Riley Aydin, on Wednesday, July 14.

Announcing the birth on Instagram, the singer-songwriter expressed gratitude for "the most 'rare' and euphoric birth, powered by love."

Halsey, 26, has been open since the start of her career about her reproductive health struggles. In 2019, she considered having her eggs frozen before learning that the multiple surgeries she had undergone to battle endometriosis had made conception possible.

"I was like, 'Wait, what did you just say? Did you just say I can have kids?'" she told Rolling Stone. "It was like the reverse of finding out you have a terminal illness."

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BTS Replace Themselves on Hot 100 at No. 1 With “Permission to Dance,” LAROI & Biebs Debut at No. 3


To the surprise of no one: BTS replace themselves on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with their new single, “Permission To Chart Dance.” “Butter” suddenly falls to No. 7 after seven weeks at No. 1.

“Permission To Dance” drew 15.9 million U.S. streams, 1.1 million radio airplay audience impressions and sold 140,100 downloads (via its original and instrumental digital versions, each on sale for 69 cents) in its first week.

Miss Olivia Rodrigo remains at no. 2 with “good 4 u” for another week.

The Kid LAROI and the Biebs debut on the Hot 100 at No. 3 with their new collaboration, “Stay.”

You can see the full top ten below.


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The Killers Announce Seventh Studio Album Pressure Machine




For a second straight year, The Killers are releasing a new album. The follow-up to 2020’s ‘Imploding the Mirage’ is titled ‘Pressure Machine’ and is dropping on August 13th via Island Records. It is the band’s 7th studio album.

Plus all 4 members are returning and worked on this album: Brandon Flowers, Ronnie Vannucci Jr., Mark Stoermer and yes, even Dave Keuning.

Shawn Everett and Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado co-produced ‘Pressure Machine.’ According to a press release, the album is inspired by Brandon Flowers’ hometown of Nephi, Utah. “I discovered this grief that I hadn’t dealt with,” said Flowers in a statement. “Many memories of my time in Nephi are tender. But the ones tied to fear or great sadness were emotionally charged. I’ve got more understanding now than when we started the band, and hopefully I was able to do justice to these stories and these lives in this little town that I grew up in.”

According to an accidental leak, the new album will have a collaboration with Phoebe Bridgers. ‘Pressure Machine’ is described as an album “full of songs that would have otherwise been too quiet and drowned out by the noise of typical Killers records” according to Brandon Flowers himself. Oh. Zzzzzzzz.

[The band also announced 2022 tour dates:]
TOUR DATES:
8/19 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
8/20 – Seattle, WA @ Climate Pledge Arena
8/21 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
8/23 – San Francisco, CA@ Chase Center
8/24 – San Diego, CA @ Pechanga Arena
8/26 – Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile Arena
8/27 – Los Angeles, CA @ Banc of California Stadium
8/30 – Salt Lake City UT, @ Vivint Arena
8/31 – Denver, CO @ Ball Arena
9/08 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
9/09 – Austin, TX @ Moody Center
9/10 – Fort Worth, TX @ Dickies Arena
9/13 – Miami, FL @ FTX Arena
9/14 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
9/16 – Atlanta, GA @ State Farm Arena
9/17 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
9/18 – St. Louis, MO @ Chaifetz Arena
9/20 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
9/21 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
9/23 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena
9/24 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
9/25 – Verona, NY @ Turning Stone Event Center
9/29 – Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena
9/20 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
10/01 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
10/03 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
10/04 – University Park, PA @ Bryce Jordan Center
10/06 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Petersen Events Center
10/07 – Cleveland, OH @ Wolstein Center
10/08 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena


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Yawn. Call me when Brandon drops his 3rd solo album, which will be never.



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'Vanderpump Rules' star says Demi Lovato's approach to sobriety is offensive



Lala Kent, from Vanderpump Rules fame, says Demi Lovato's approach to sobriety is "offensive".

Lovato stated on Joe Rogan's podcast that they're currently 'California sober', meaning they still use marijuana.

“I don’t like to judge, but I actually think that that’s super offensive. There are people out there who work their ass off to never take themselves out of reality and to never place themselves in an altered state.”

“You’re not sober if you’re drinking or you’re smoking weed, you are not sober.”

Kent has been sober since 2018.

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Britney Spears shades sister Jamie Lynn on Instagram



It all started when Jamie Lynn uploaded a picture of herself with the caption "May the peace of the Lord be with you and your spirit"✌🏻❤️".

Then today, Britney uploaded a dancing video with the caption "May the Lord wrap your mean ass up in joy today .... PS RED 🌹🌹🌹 !!!!! Pssss … this is Bad Guy part 2 … same song new dance 💃 … if you don’t like it ... don’t watch it 🍒🍒🍒 !!!!!" which seemingly led Jamie Lynn to change hers to a generic "✌🏻❤️"

Britney has previously put her family on blast for leaking stories of support to the media while doing nothing to help her privately during her conservatorship battle against her father.

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21 Book Tropes That Are Hated Among Bibliophiles


In no particular order:

1. When the main characters are a set of twins, and there's a “good” one and an “evil” one.

6. Whenever miscommunication between the two main characters “leads to conflict.” Especially when the characters point blank refuse to utter a word to each other, even when a simple sentence of explanation could resolve the entire problem.

7. When a character breaks up with another character in order “to protect them.”

12. Love triangles in general.

13. When two characters are forced to fake-date in order to solve a problem.

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ONTD: What book tropes really grind your gears?



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The Kid Laroi ft Justin Bieber "Stay" tops the Rolling Stone chart

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-Rolling Stone launched their top 100 chart in July of 2019, where unlike the Billboard Hot 100 that includes, radio airplay,Rolling Stone Charts only account for streaming and sales.



- Critics (Me) have pointed out that a chart that leans so heavily on streaming excludes over 200 million people without Internet access and genres such as R&B and Rock do much better on the radio then streaming ( Jazmine Sullivan's "Pick Up your feeling"still charts on the Hot 100, but can not be found on the Rolling Stone Chart), Plus Woman listen to male artist more then Men listen to female artist, so there are fewer woman outside of the very hottest (Cardi, Meg, Doja, Ariana) on a regular basis.Ed Sheeran is number 6.




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Megan Thee Stallion covers "Sports ILLUSTRATED" Swimsuit Edition

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-Megan Thee Stallion covers "Sports Illustrated "Swimsuit Edition. She is the 2nd music star to cover the issue. Beyonce covered the 2007 issue.

-Tennis Player Naomi Osaka and model Leyna Bloom cover 2 separate covers.


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‘Batgirl’: Talent Lines Up To Test For Barbara Gordon Role



Executives are expecting to test a group of actresses starting this week for the title role of Batgirl.
The talent expected to test for the role includes Isabella Merced, Zoey Deutch and Leslie Grace.
Haley Lu Richardson’s name, but she might have bowed out before the test process.


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Variety publishes some clickbait and goes viral for naming Camila Cabello a potential Oscar nominee


• A few days ago Variety published a piece where they try to predict the Best Actress nominees for the 2022 Academy Awards.

• Basically the author of this piece is hedging their bets and names every single actress that is starring in a major or semi-major release this year as a prospective Oscar nominee. This list names Lady Gaga (House of Gucci), Frances McDormand (The Tragedy of Macbeth), Jennifer Hudson (Respect), and Kristen Stewart (Spencer) as the front runners despite the fact that very few people (if any) have actually seen any footage from these movies.

• But the list is mostly getting attention due to the fact that some radio DJ tweeted out that the publication had singled out "singer" Camila Cabello as a prospective Oscar nominee for her turn in Amazon's Cinderella. In actuality the author of the piece ranks her at number 40 out of 40 actresses, ranking her several spots below Scarlett Johansson (for Black Widow) and twenty spots below Emma Stone (for Cruella).


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Prince Harry writing an explosive memoir about royal family life



Page Six has learned that Prince Harry has written a memoir about royal family life.

The book promises “an honest and captivating personal portrait.”

A blurb from the publisher, seen by Page Six, says, “In an intimate and heartfelt memoir from one of the most fascinating and influential global figures of our time, Prince Harry will share, for the very first time, the definitive account of the experiences, adventures, losses, and life lessons that have helped shape him.”

“Insiders are already discussing how much he’ll go in detail about his family after a huge fallout with William and accusing William and Charles of being trapped in their roles on the bombshell Oprah interview,” said a source
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Lady Gaga announced “One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga” concert




- Academy Award-winning actress and singer Lady Gaga announced “One Last Time: an Evening With Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga,” her final show together with legendary singer Tony Bennett. The shows will be held at the Radio City Music Hall on August 3 and 5, with the former date being Tony Bennett's 95th birthday.

- Tony Bennett was diagnosed with dementia in 2016, but he was still able to tour and record. Gaga and Tony will release their follow-up to their hit album “Cheek to Cheek” later this year.

- All ticketholders are REQUIRED to show proof of vaccination.

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Are you ready for Cheek to Cheek 2, ONTD?