July 23rd, 2021

Halsey no longer doing interviews after pronouns were 'disrespected'

Halsey says they will no longer do press after Allure magazine didn't use their correct pronouns in the August cover story and take their interview quotes out of context.

In a series of, now-deleted tweets, Halsey says:

“hey @Allure_magazine. First your writer made a focal point in my cover story my pronouns and you guys deliberately disrespected them by not using them in the article"

"Then your admin bastardized a quote where I discuss the privilege of being the white child of a black parent + Intentionally used a portion that was the antithesis of the point I was trying to make.”

"All of this ironically on the tails of an article where I give the author the intimate admission that I hate doing press because I get exploited and misquoted. Do fucking better.."


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2020 Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony FFAO

Despite a global pandemic, here we are at the Opening Ceremony of another Olympics on ONTD! We have an exciting two weeks of medal counts, tans, and athleticism awaiting us unless it gets cancelled oop

The Opening Ceremony begins at 8pm in Tokyo, 12pm noon in London, 7am in New York, and 4am in Los Angeles. A schedule of all the events can be found here!

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mods can you please post around the start time? idk if someone else has also made a post for this but we haven't had any FFAOs yet and i wanted to make sure we had one for the ceremony to watch together. thanks!!

Grimes Told A Fan That Elon Musk "Doesn't Fund Her Career"

Grimes, 33-year-old, was recently on TikTok to share a video of her dancing  to her new song "100% Tragedy" with the caption: "My label thinks this isn't a single what do y'all think?"

TikTok by @grimes

After one follower asked Grimes why she was even signed to a label, she said this:

"need to get out of the gate-keeping of indie music and I need $ for music videos etc haha contrary to popular belief my bf doesn't fund my career."

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Sean Penn Refuses To Work on Series Unless Entire Production Is Vaxx

▪️ Actor that Ontd doesn’t like but is A lister with 2 Oscars is fed up with vaxx refusal

▪️ “Zone A” (those in close proximity) cast and crew are mandated to be vaxx but Penn is requiring all the cast and crew to be vaxx or he won’t return to production

▪️ NBCUniversal also provided onsite vaxx clinic but it was optional for non-Zone A

▪️Gaslit is a TV series to air on Starz and is about the background players in the Watergate scandal, and based on the podcast Slow Burn

▪️ Main cast is Julia Roberts, Sean Penn, Dan Stevens, Betty Gilpin, Shea Whigham, Darby Camp

▪️ Recurring cast is Allison Tolman, J.C. Mackenzie, Chris Bauer, Chris Messina, Hamish Linklater

Ontd do you think private business mandates are what it will take to get the vaxx refusers to comply?

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New Music Friday – July 23, 2021

Featuring new music by Alina Baraz, Bazzi, Brandi Carlile, Camila Cabello, Childish Major, Colde with BAEKHYUN, Dave, Ebhoni, Khalid, The Kid LAROI, Kilo Kish, Ledisi, Leon Bridges, Lil Nas X feat. Jack Harlow, Molly Burch, Namasenda feat. La Zowi, Samia, Tinashe, Yung Bleu and Zion & Lennox

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Happy Friday, ONTD! What's everybody listening to today?

If the Apocalypse comes: Beep me as Masters of the Universe: Revelations now streaming

-Masters of The Universe: Revelation pt.1 is officially streaming on Netflix

-Intended to be a continuation of the OG He-Man series but more serious.

-Sarah Michelle Gellar takes center stage as Teela while Chris Wood takes over as Prince Adam / He-Man, Mark Hamill as Skeletor, and Lena Headey as Evil-Lyn.

Bruno Matías Usategui Iribarren — He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
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Dua Lipa, Travels Again! This Time She Visits Albania

Dula Peep toured Albani and visited the Sunny Hill Kindergarten school, currently being rebuilt as a result of her charity's fundraising efforts and contributions following the 2019 earthquake. Dula wrote, “After the earthquake in 2019 and with all of your help by purchasing our ‘Pray for Albania’ t-shirts... I doubled the funds... that money is going towards furnishing this kindergarten”.

source= https://twitter.com/duafilez/status/1418641702445850627

she's spreading philanthropy and the dua variant
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Chris Lowell and Kerry Bishé Have a Baby Girl!


** GLOW actor Chris Lowell announced on Instagram that he and his partner actress Kerry Bishé have a 6 month old baby girl!

caption reads:

"An unexpected twist! After the bus broke down for the third time, I went into town to try and rent a truck with a camper-back for us to sleep in, while Kerry waited at the trailer-park for the tow-truck to arrive. Boredom or curiosity overcame her and one thing led to another and suddenly Kerry was in a gas station bathroom taking a pregnancy test and VOILA! A PLUS SIGN!

Just like we’d always imagined…

Turns out Kerry was pregnant the entire time we were on the road (and a couple weeks prior to that). Anyway here’s a photo of the pregnancy tests on a log where we camped (including a back-up test I bought at an Albertson’s on the way back from town) and a photo of us right afterwards.

Not to jump ahead, but we now have a beautiful, healthy 6-month-old baby girl and I love her at least as much as I love Kerry.

Have a great weekend everyone!"


I only know this because I just happened to be googling him to find out what project he is in that I thought he was perfect for but couldn't remember the name. Turns out he's going to be Christian Lemon in My Best Friend's Exorcism!! Amazing casting, imo. He's going to be great. Oh, and congrats on the baby! :P

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NFL sent a memo stating if a team cancels a game due to covid outbreak they have to forfeit and pay

The NFL released a statement, which states the team responsible for a canceled game because of an outbreak among unvaccinated players/staff will be responsible for financial losses and subject to potential discipline from the commissioner. Players benchwarmers Cole Beasley, Jalen Richard and Leonard Fournette have been vocal about opting out of the NFL instead of taking the vaccine. Rick Dennison was fired as the Vikings assistant coach, for refusing to receive a vaccine for COVID-19.

source= https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/1418648074013007876

lil nas x: industry baby

Cardi B Responds to Accusations of Queerbaiting

Rolling Stone published a piece on "queerbaiting" in the music industry, focusing on artists like Billie Eilish and Nick Jonas who have been suspected of utilizing imagery and hints of same-gender attraction to entice LGBTQ fans despite themselves being (seemingly) heterosexual. In the piece, Cardi B and Normani got a mention for their interactions in the recent "Wild Side" music video, in which they are seen "naked and gyrating against one another."

Cardi B has responded to the accusation, raising concerns about the prevalence of the term and the harm that can come from interrogating the sexualities of public figures. In addition to the above tweet, she expressed further issue with the term, stating:

ONTD, what are your thoughts on real-life people being accused of "queerbaiting"?

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Chicago Blackhawks facing two lawsuits linked to sexual assault

***TRIGGER WARNING: sexual assault, victim-blaming, homophobia***

The NHL's Chicago Blackhawks are facing two sexual assault lawsuits connected to former video coach Brad Aldrich. The first one goes back to 2010. Neither of the victims involved have given their names and instead are referred to as John Doe 1 and John Doe 2.

Aldrich has previously been convicted of [trigger warning]molesting a 17-year-old boy for which he was sentenced to nine months in prison and probation for 60 months which he completed in 2019.

The Chicago Blackhawks filed to have both lawsuits dismissed earlier this month. Those who were on the team at the time of the first lawsuit have claimed they had no idea any of this had happened. It should be noted this is not the first time someone in the organization has been accused of sexual assault.

I have included a brief summary of the suits under the cut, but please be aware of the trigger warnings!

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I don't have words to fully articulate how disgusted and upset I am by this whole situation. Please look after yourselves. To all the survivors you are NOT alone and it isn't your fault!!
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Cannes Palme d’Or Winner ‘Titane’ Gets October Release in U.S.

Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Titane” is coming to the U.S. on October 1.

The film centers around Alexia (Agathe Rousselle), a serial killer impregnated by a car who disguises her gender and goes incognito as a lonely fireman’s (Vincent Lindon) long-lost son.


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Ariana Grande Roundup: Vevo Originals Edition

Last month, Ariana Grande premiered a Vevo Originals performance of "pov," the third single off her 2020 album, positions. Since then, she's shared performances of five more of the album's tracks, showcasing her impressive vocal range and featuring guest appearances by Ty Dolla $ign and The Weeknd.

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Which performance is your favorite?

"safety net"
"my hair"
"off the table"
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2020 Tokyo Olympics Primetime + Day 1 FFAO

Welcome to the (Primetime reairing of the) Opening Ceremony and the first full day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics! Primetime coverage will begin on NBC at 7:30pm EDT, and the live events run from 9am-10pm JST, 1am-2pm BST, 8pm-9am EDT, and 5pm-6am PDT.

Primetime includes: Opening Ceremony!
Live events include: 3x3 Basketball, Archery, Artistic Gymnastics, Badminton, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Equestrian, Fencing, Soccer Football, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Road Cycling, Rowing, Shooting, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting
Medals in: Archery (mixed team), Road Cycling (men's road race), Fencing (women's epee individual, men's sabre individual), Judo (women -48kg, men -60kg), Shooting (10m Air Rifle women, 10m Air Pistol men), Taekwondo (women -49kg, men -58kg), Weightlifting (women's 49kg)

A schedule of all events can be found here, and today's page lets you see the time zones in your local time!

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trying not to include too many primetime spoilers. what are y'all most excited for this olympics? who are y'all most excited for this olympics? do we miss bob costas? please post streams if you have them <3

French Box Office Plunges 70% Due to New Entry Rules Requiring Proof of Vaccination or PCR Test

The new sanitary measures in France enforced on July 21 which require a proof of vaccination or a recent negative PCR test to enter cultural venues, including movie theaters.
“health pass” is meant to help contain the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19.

Several entries saw its ticket sales in France drop : F9 - 90%, Annette - 80%, Titane - 33%, Benedetta - 70%.

Exhibitors now fear distributors will pull out their upcoming releases, notably Gaumont with “OSS 117: From Africa With Love,” the anticipated French comedy starring Jean Dujardin.

The box office drop is not so surprising considering that only 43.8% of the French population is fully vaccinated as of July 23. The number of appointments for a shot of the vaccine skyrocketed by more three million, after Macron's speech.

France is the first country in Europe to require a health pass in public venues but other countries are expected to follow suit. 

Starting on Aug. 1, the health pass in France will also be mandatory in cafes, shops, restaurants, as well as trains and planes, among other places.


The day a Charmed One died (again)...Charmed S3 finale recap

-The season 3 finale of Charmed 2.0 aired tonight and with it saw the exit of Madeleine Mantock who played eldest sister Macy Vaughn.

-It is widely speculated that Madeline chose to leave the show after being unhappy with the shows direction. In a now deleted tweet from late last year she critized the writers for their story preferences

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#charmed from are you ready to be strong?

Cleveland Indians to Change Name After 106 Years

After 106 years, the Cleveland Indians no longer exist.

After decades of controversy and protests over the major league baseball team’s name as being offensive to Native Americans, the franchise has rebranded as the Cleveland Guardians.

The name is a reference to the city’s “Guardians of Traffic” Art Deco bridge statues.

Last year, the NFL’s Washington Redskins dropped its name and is temporarily going as Washington Football Team.

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It's been one year since Taylor Swift released 'folklore'

• Exactly one year ago today, Taylor Swift released her eighth studio album, folklore.

• Before this release, Taylor was known to operate on a two year album cycle and her latest album, Lover, was less than a year old. But in her announcement she wrote that the pandemic had shown her there was no perfect time to release music, and that she wanted to share what the isolation of the worldwide shutdown had inspired her to make.

• The album eschewed the maximalist pop sound that had become her trademark since the 1989 era, and worked with The National’s Aaron Dessner and longtime collaborator Jack Antonoff to produce songs with a more indie-tinged sound. She ended up collaborating with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and even wrote songs with her boyfriend Joe Alwyn (credited on the album as William Bowery).

• The album would go on to spend eight weeks at number one on the Billboard 200. She would also debut every song off the album on the Hot 100 chart, with ‘cardigan’ peaking at number one and ‘the 1’ and ‘exile’ debuting in the top ten.

• In September Taylor performed ‘betty’ at the Academy of Country Music Awards and shot a Disney+ special with Antonoff and Dessner. Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions was released in late November and featured the trio performing every song off the album and discussing the effect the pandemic had on them and how they channeled that into their art.

• A few weeks later on December 11, Taylor announced the release of her ninth studio album, evermore, which she described as the “sister album” to folklore.

• On March 14, 2021 Taylor, Antonoff, and Dessner would perform a medley featuring ‘cardigan’ and ‘august’ from folklore, and ‘willow’ from evermore. At the end of the night folklore would win Album of the Year making Taylor the first female musician to ever win the award three times.

what's everyone's favorite song after a year? (and yes feel free to talk about the infamous folklore listening post lol)

ts/cardigan mv/the 1 mv/exile mv/betty performance/august performance/ts2/grammy performance
HBO Rome: Livia Drusilla

Official trailer for Blade Runner: Black Lotus released!!

-No set date given other than coming this fall!

Hmm I was expecting 2D animation like in the promo shorts for Blade Runner 2049 but I do like the hyper-real look of some of the shots.


Ted Lasso S2 is HERE! Discussion Post

What we all needed is here!

This show is the perfect comfort blankie we all so desperately need during the panorama.

Did you watch the episode? Thoughts?

Source: https://twitter.com/TedLasso/status/1418573796777152522?s=19
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Kate Beckinsale didn’t see her daughter for over two years

-Due to the pandemic and travel restrictions while working in Canada, Kate Beckinsale revealed she hadn’t seen her daughter in over two years. During the interview she was in New York so she was finally get the chance to be reunited with her daughter. She said the idea of going two years without seeing your child is “preposterous.”

-Her 22 year old daughter Lily acted in her first movie (not counting cameos in her mother’s movies as a child) recently playing Nicholas Cage’s daughter. Kate says she suggested she be a doctor instead of an actress.


Ontd, has the pandemic kept you from loved ones?
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Jack Harlow clarifies his part in Lil Nas X's new music video after online criticism

After users on Twitter (and ONTD) got mad and criticised Jack Harlow's presence in Lil Nas X's "Industry Baby" for featuring a woman, asserting his straightness and apparent #nohomo attitude, the rapper took to Twitter to clarify that his portion of the video was not his idea and was the doing of Lil Nas himself. He mentioned that if Nas wanted him in the shower scene he would've been there and was ultimately just following Nas' lead when it came to the creative direction of the video.

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Henry Golding used to cut Kate Middleton’s brother’s hair

Before he was an actor Henry Golding used to work at a hair salon and Kate Middleton would come. Henry would cut her brothers hair. He calls it his brush with the royal family and says they were very sweet. Michelle Buteau jokes that her brush with the royal family is that she looked like if Megan Markle let herself go. (She’s so funny)

The two play a round of firsts.
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Edit-apparently the youtube videos aren’t working for people so Twitter videos below the cut

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