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  • JON STEWART WILL HOST WWE’S SUMMERSLAM

    08/18/2015 6:57:23 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    AwfulAnnouncing.com ^ | 8/17/15 | Matt Yoder
    Jon Stewart is taking his talents to the squared circle. After retiring from The Daily Show, Stewart has been named as host of the WWE pay per view extravaganza SummerSlam this Sunday from Brooklyn. Stewart is one of the biggest celebrity WWE fans there is and was a guest on an episode of Monday Night Raw earlier this year. In other words, he actually knows a thing or two about the product....
  • Jon Stewart’s irrelevance [Viewership CRATERED as time went on]

    08/11/2015 3:36:52 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    World Crass ^ | 8/11/15 | Crassus
    Of recent late-night comedy shows to go off the air, the one with the steepest decline in its final year was Jon Stewart’s. In his concluding performance, Stewart had 3.5 million viewers, and in his last year he had an average of 1.5 million viewers per show.
  • Jon Stewart Hosts 'The Daily Show' for Last Time ["News" Industry Gets Vapors]

    08/07/2015 5:45:41 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    After 16 groundbreaking seasons on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart hosted the program for the very last time Thursday night, and a plethora of special guests joined him. The hour-long finale started as expected with Stewart, 52, bringing his unique brand of sarcastic comedy. But tears eventually came after so many former correspondents he has helped along the way continued to thank the icon.
  • Former news anchor Robin Smith to run for Missouri secretary of state

    08/04/2015 10:53:56 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    Missourian ^ | 8/2/15 | SUMMER BALLENTINE
    Former St. Louis news anchor Robin Smith announced Sunday that she's running as a Democrat for secretary of state. The retired KMOV-TV anchor appears to be the first Democrat to enter the 2016 race for the seat, which is opening because Democratic Secretary of State Jason Kander is running to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt. "What Missouri needs now, more than ever, is a public servant who checks their politics at the door," Smith said in a statement. "That has been my life's work and my training. I look forward to giving Missourians straightforward, professional service as their Secretary...
  • When you KNOW something is wrong with the Iran nuke deal (or anything in general)

    08/03/2015 11:11:30 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    American Irony ^ | 8-3-15 | The Looking Spoon
    In case you missed it, this is referring to the video of Hollywood endorsing the Iran deal.
  • Jon Stewart Told Wyatt Cenac to ‘F**** Off’ When He Was Challenged About Race

    07/24/2015 5:44:03 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    Vulture ^ | 7/23/15 | E Alex Jung
    While there are going to be a lot of fond farewells to Jon Stewart, who will do his final episode of The Daily Show August 6, Wyatt Cenac has a much more complicated memory of the late-night host. Cenac, who was a writer and correspondent on The Daily Show for over four years, spoke with Marc Maron on his "WTF" podcast about what it was like working with Stewart. Maron asked, "And you got along with Jon?" "Naw," replied Cenac. While Cenac initially wanted to see Stewart as a father figure, he didn't get that. What he remembers instead is...
  • Gloria Estefan, Pit Bull, other Cuban celebs quiet as Obama Bows Knee to Castro

    07/21/2015 6:31:04 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    Lots of social and mainstream media attention is paid in the media (especially in Florida) when "luminaries" like Gloria Estefan and Pit Bull....their Cuban heritage makes them experts, apparently, on social and political matters.... A few months ago, the Estefan family hosted an Obama fund raiser in their home.....and Pit Bull recently was praised in the Miami media for openly endorsing the threat on Donald Trump's life made by a Mexican drug kingpin. So it sure is surprising that these publicity hounds...people who CLAIM to love freedom of expression and human rights have BEEN SO VERY SILENT regarding their hero...
  • Pitbull's New Spanish-Language Album "Dale" Slamming Donald Trump

    07/17/2015 5:08:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    Latino Post ^ | 7/17/15
    ..... asked to give his two cents on Donald Trump's inflammatory comments against Mexican immigrants. In his candidacy speech on June 16, the Republican presidential candidate referred to Mexicans as rapists, criminals, and drug dealers. "My mom used to say the two biggest diseases in the world are greed and ignorance. I think Trump is far from ignorant, but I don't think he really understood what he was saying and the power of Latinos," Pitbull told Billboard. "[He didn't understand] how we're always united, and how we truly respect this country way too much; we respect the liberty it gives...
  • Michelle Obama Was On 'So You Think You Can Dance'....

    07/14/2015 5:54:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Bustle ^ | 7/13/15 | Keertana Sastry
    FLOTUS is just like us, you guys! She loves the same shows as us! On Monday night’s episode of So You Think You Can Dance, the series showed us the all-star dancers’ trip to the White House to perform at the 137th annual Easter Egg Roll. And because she’s basically one of the coolest women ever, First Lady Michelle Obama joined the dancers onstage to perform a routine and get the crowd moving as part of her initiative combat childhood obesity. SYTYCD host Cat Deeley had the chance to also interview the First Lady about her love for So You...
  • Omarosa: 'Donald Trump Doesn't See Race'

    07/06/2015 3:48:23 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 10 replies
    Donald Trump has announced his intention to run for president of the United States. Our April Ryan talked to one of his friends, someone who knows him very well.
  • De Niro lights up Armani front row as menswear goes feminine ["Men" wearing lace]

    06/24/2015 11:03:15 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 37 replies
    ap/yahoo ^ | 6/23/15 | Colleen Barry
    ....Women's dressing went mainstream for men like never before during Milan Fashion Week, which ended its four-day run on Tuesday. Gucci was the most extreme with lace shorts, satiny bow tops and floral suits — all for men.... ....Armani kept the showroom dark ahead of its preview show, certainly to show off the Giorgio Armani signature cast on the wall but perhaps also to give cover to actor Robert De Niro in the front row. Still, photographers spotted him and his wife Grace Highland and swarmed the couple with flashes. After the show, De Niro, dressed in a white shirt...
  • The Obamas had a secret party at the White House with Prince, Stevie Wonder

    06/15/2015 2:42:06 PM PDT · by McGruff · 51 replies
    CNN ^ | June 15, 2015 | Kristen Holmes
    Administration officials are remaining tight-lipped on a private party featuring Prince and Stevie Wonder at the White House over the weekend. During Monday's daily briefing, reporters drilled White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest for details on the star-studded event, which was not included in the President's public schedule, but was documented by guests on social media. "The President and First Lady did hold a private party at the White House over the weekend, but given the private nature of that event I don't have a lot of details to discuss from here," Earnest said.
  • The Obamas appear to have hosted a Prince concert, but the White House isn’t talking

    06/15/2015 12:47:27 PM PDT · by ghost of stonewall jackson · 40 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 6/15/15 | Juliet Eilperin
    In subsequent questioning, Earnest said that "the president and first lady paid for the event," although he did not detail the exact cost. The concert audience included prominent business leaders, celebrities, senior administration officials and fashion heavyweights close to the Obamas, according to The New York Post's Page Six. Among them were American Express chairman Ken Chenault, D.C. philanthropist David Rubenstein, fashion designer Naeem Khan and ABC stars Connie Britton and Tracee Ellis Ross. The Wall Street Journal's Carol Lee, who will assume the presidency of the White House Correspondents Association next month, questioned why the administration decided to treat...
  • Jerry Seinfeld: Politically correct college students 'don't know what the **** they're talking about

    06/10/2015 4:50:14 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | 6/8/15 | D. Falcone
    .....Jerry Seinfeld avoids doing shows on college campuses. And while talking with ESPN’s Colin Cowherd on Thursday, the comedian revealed why: College kids today are too politically correct. “I hear that all the time,” Seinfeld said on The Herd with Colin Cowherd. “I don’t play colleges, but I hear a lot of people tell me, ‘Don’t go near colleges. They’re so PC.’”
  • Taylor Swift buys .porn and .adult web domain names

    03/23/2015 8:40:00 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 37 replies
    BBC ^ | 3/23/15
    Taylor Swift has bought the web domain names TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult. The addresses are part of a public sale by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The web domain names go on sale to the public on 1 June but some stars and companies are being given the opportunity to buy them ahead of then.
  • Elton John urges Dolce & Gabbana boycott [Upset @ other homosexuals for supporting natural birth]

    03/16/2015 6:45:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 42 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 3/16/15 | VICTORIA TAYLOR, STEPHEN REX BROWN
    ....Celebs spoke out and joined Elton John in calling for a boycott of Dolce & Gabbana on Sunday after its founders criticized gay adoption and “synthetic children” conceived through in vitro fertilization..... ....“Your archaic thinking is out of step with the times, just like your fashions,” he continued. “I shall never wear Dolce and Gabbana ever again. #BoycottDolceGabbana.”
  • It's official: The first Kenyan-born Muslim socialist ever elected to run this country

    03/13/2015 11:15:02 AM PDT · by donna · 31 replies
    Jimmy Kimmel Show | March 12, 2015 | Jimmy Kimmel
    "The first Kenyan-born Muslim socialist ever elected to run this country." - Jimmy Kimmel, March 12, 2015
  • President Obama Addresses Ferguson, Reads Mean Tweets on ´Jimmy Kimmel Live´

    03/12/2015 10:12:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Hollywood Reporter,, ^ | 3/12/15 | , Staff
    President Barack Obama stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday. The late-night host welcomed Obama for his first in-person visit to the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage with a humorous introduction: "The first Kenyan-born Muslim socialist ever elected to run this country." In Jimmy Kimmel style, the duo partook in a reading of mean tweets, to which Obama replied, "I have to say though, those weren´t that mean... You should see what the Senate says about me." Obama admitted that he does not "physically tweet in general" because he "generally" has "some other stuff to do." Kimmel and Obama also addressed
  • Conan O'Brien on his Cuban Jaunt: 'I felt really strongly about this'

    03/05/2015 6:11:48 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/4/15 | Andrea Morabito
    No late-night talk show host had filmed in Cuba since Jack Paar in 1959 — so when President Obama announced plans to thaw relations with the country last December, Conan O’Brien jumped on the opportunity. His resulting four-day, clandestine trip to Havana over President’s Day weekend is documented on Wednesday’s episode of “Conan” (11 p.m. on TBS) — which finds the 6-foot-4, red-haired host in a country where the locals don’t recognize him (and he has only an eighth-grade knowledge of Spanish with which to communicate).
  • How Bad Ideology Destroys Good TV: Why the hit TV show 'Glee' Crashed and Burned

    02/25/2015 7:11:17 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 02/25/2015 | Spencer Klavan
    So I was watching Glee the other day (yes I watch Glee, okay?!), and man has that show jumped the shark. It’s frustrating, because Glee went down in flames the way a lot of good shows do: it got too busy constructing a leftist fantasyland to tell a decent story. It’s another victim of what I like to call “liberal backslide.”Bear with me here for a second. I realize Glee was never an elegant allegory of fiscal conservatism. And no one could claim that it ever had an ironclad grip on reality. The show takes place in an underfunded Ohio...
  • Unretouched photo of Cindy Crawford leaked

    02/16/2015 7:16:45 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 104 replies
    An unretouched Marie Claire photo of Cindy Crawford leaked on Friday, in which the 48-year-old supermodel looks pretty amazing posing in a black bra, undies, a furry coat and a hat. Marie Claire commented on the photo, sharing that its origins are actually from a December 2013 cover story from Marie Claire Mexico and Latin America. "No matter where the photo came from, it's an enlightenment -- we've always known Crawford was beautiful, but seeing her like this only makes us love her more," the magazine writes."[The photo] is real, it is honest, and it is gorgeous."
  • The Myth of Jon Stewart’s ‘Millennial’ Following

    02/11/2015 2:37:24 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 2/11/15 | ETHAN EPSTEIN
    As a “millennial” (roughly speaking, someone between the ages of 18 and 29), I’ve grown used to being tarred with fallacious accusations... Today’s meme is that we millennials are utterly devastated by Jon Stewart’s announcement that he will be leaving The Daily Show next year. “What Walter Cronkite was to an earlier generation...Stewart has been to millennials,” [says] the Boston Globe. Stewart has “hordes of millennial fans,” reports CNN....Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty, “Jon Stewart leaving the Daily Show is the equivalent of the Beatles breaking up.” ....let’s back up and see whether there exists any data to back up [these...
  • Brian Williams: Puffed Up Anchor, Puffed Up Tales

    02/11/2015 7:28:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 11, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    By now everyone knows about his transgressions. If even only some of the reports are true, Brian Williams is a serial embellisher, a self-aggrandizing fabulist. No doubt everyone knows somebody like this, and if you don't it's probably because you're that guy. But Williams' case is special. This isn't some sad Willy Loman at the end of the bar who needs to invent impressive stories about himself. If anything, he needed to not tell such stories, given that he reportedly makes more than $10 million a year to be a trusted name in news. Yet he couldn't stop himself. "To...
  • Kelvin Cochran told truth and got fired. Brian Williams lied and got "suspended"

    02/10/2015 5:30:03 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    2/10/15 | sff
    Anyone else see the hypocrisy?
  • The forgotten history of Bruce Jenner: How the 1970s all-American hero ended up here

    02/05/2015 3:16:11 AM PST · by 9thLife · 50 replies
    wapo ^ | February 4 at 6:26 PM | Emily Yahr
    One day in 1977, about a year after Bruce Jenner shattered a world record to win the decathlon gold medal at the Montreal Summer Olympics, he met up with his sportswriter friend Barry McDermott to play tennis in New York City. McDermott suggested a match at his private club — but that wasn’t Jenner’s style. Privacy was never his priority. The pair went to Central Park, where word quickly spread that Bruce Jenner (Bruce Jenner!) was playing on the public courts. McDermott remembers the crowd growing, as he had known it would, gawkers pressed against the chain-link fence, watching the...
  • CELEBS WHO SUPPORT PALESTINE

    01/21/2015 8:23:46 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 17 replies
    Press Room VIP ^ | 1/7/15 | Sean Haspel
    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has raged for decades, and despite numerous attempts to broker peace, an end to the violence does not appear likely anytime soon. Opinions on both sides of the debate are fierce and passionate, and nearly everyone has feelings of some kind regarding the geo-political situation.
  • Tom Hanks Reminisces on Community College: 'Getting A's' and 'Looking at Girls'

    01/14/2015 10:53:36 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 56 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 14, 2015 | By MICHAEL ROTHMAN
    Tom Hanks is a big fan of the community college system. The Oscar winner graduated from high school in Oakland, California, in 1974 and with "lousy SAT scores" and no money for tuition, he enrolled at Chabot College nearby his home. In an op-ed in the New York Times published today, Hanks, 58, remembers those days where he went to a school that was basically "all free but for the effort and the cost of used textbooks." Then Hanks brings up President Obama's hope to "make two years of free community college accessible for up to nine million Americans." "I...
  • President Obama fits in a visit with Eddie Vedder while in Hawaii

    01/04/2015 9:25:13 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 38 replies
    UPI ^ | January 4, 2015 | Thor Benson
    HONOLULU, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama and his daughters visited Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder and family on the final day of their Hawaiian vacation on Saturday. The president and his family were renting a vacation home near Honolulu, Hawaii, where he was born, and they decided to visit Eddie Vedder while in Kailua. Vedder played the Hawaiian ukelele at a 2012 re-election fundraiser for Obama in Tampa, Fla.
  • Clinton Meets With Estefans After Holding Summit [Celebrity Hitlery Cult]

    12/12/2014 3:46:35 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 12/11/14
    ...In the midst of the summit, Clinton touched briefly on US-Cuba relations, telling CBS4’s news partner the Miami Herald, he believes the embargo could be lifted if Cuba released USAID subcontractor Alan Gross, who’s serving out a 15 year sentence on the island. Following the daylong meeting, Clinton and his wife Hillary were the guests of honor at a fundraiser at the Star Island home of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. “President Clinton, when he left office in 2001, still thought he hadn’t done enough, and thought as a private citizen he would like to do what he can,” Gloria Estefan...
  • Roseanne Barr Tweets, Deletes Post About Bill Cosby

    11/28/2014 5:55:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Star Pulse ^ | 11/28/14 | Noelle Talmon
    ....Roseanne Barr tweeted a photo of her face looking battered and bruised, joking that she got into a "tussle" with Bill Cosby. In reality, the actress had gotten a chemical peel. The media immediately pounced on the comedian's post, and she deleted it. Barr since regrets doing it -- not joking about Cosby but deleting her post.
  • Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson to host Christmas tree lighting

    11/27/2014 7:06:35 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    ....Hanks and Wilson will host the ceremony Dec. 4...Obama and his family also will help light the tree... ...This year’s performers will include Ne-Yo, Steve Miller, country star Chely Wright, Patti Labelle, and the groups Fifth Harmony, Nico and Vinz and The Tenors.
  • Oprah Car Mishap Sends Broward Mom Onto The Sidewalk, And Into Media Stardom!

    10/28/2014 5:06:16 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Gossip Extra ^ | 10/27/14
    ....Broward mom of two Lori Geller Bender reacted rather well to her close encounter with Oprah’s SUV Saturday night in Miami Beach. She took a selfie with the queen of television talk (above) moments after the Cadillac Escalade ran over foot on Ocean Drive!
  • Obama raises money at a tongue-tied Gwyneth Paltrow's home (MEGA Barf alert!)

    10/10/2014 9:29:04 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 26 replies
    Gwyneth Paltrow has won numerous awards for her acting, but speaking apparently came with some difficulty Thursday with President Barack Obama standing beside her. "You're so handsome that I can't speak properly," the actress, singer and food writer gushed after introducing Obama to several hundred supporters seated on white fold-out chairs in the lush backyard of her home in the movie star haven of Brentwood, a neighborhood in Los Angeles. In a not-so-subtle reference to her "conscious uncoupling" earlier this year from husband Chris Martin, Paltrow said it was a "profound honor" to have Obama in the home she shares...
  • RIP, Jan Hooks: There’s No I in SNL

    10/10/2014 6:54:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    Time ^ | 10/10/14 | James Poniewozik
    Hooks didn't barrel into your consciousness with catchphrases..... ...she was a team player who helped make SNL bigger than the sum of its cast list, by being week in and week out one of its best comic actresses ever. ....Hooks could turn herself into celebrities from Sinead O’Connor to Tammy Faye Bakker to Diane Sawyer. Born in Atlanta (where she had an early role on TBS’s Bill Tush Show), she had a special knack for channeling brassy Southern women..... Hooks could turn herself into celebrities from Sinead O’Connor to Tammy Faye Bakker to Diane Sawyer. Born in Atlanta (where she...
  • Jennifer Lawrence Wants A Boyfriend Who Farts Rather Than Passion

    10/09/2014 6:03:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 101 replies
    Entertainment Wise ^ | 10/8/14 | ALICIA ADEJOBI
    With an Oscar-winning career and beautiful looks, Jennifer Lawrence can have any man she wants so it’s no surprise that she has some standards for her potential love match, although he shouldn’t be too hard to find as her top priority is someone who would love to watch reality TV with her, doesn't mind farting in front of her and dislikes arguing...
  • Charlie Sheen Is Being Sued for Assault and Sexual Battery

    10/06/2014 5:54:10 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    complex.com ^ | 10/4/14 | Ian Servantes
    Charlie Sheen is being sued for an alleged incident last month at a dentist's office involving assault and sexual battery. According to the lawsuit, Sheen ripped off his nitrous oxide mask, jumped out of his chair, and yelled, "I'm going to f****** kill you." Then he allegedly grabbed the plaintiff's breast and punched her in the chest. The plaintiff was told Sheen was high on crack, alcohol, and Theradol, according to the suit.
  • Anita Baker Sued by Her Lawyer Over Unpaid Wages

    10/01/2014 3:24:37 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    Ace Show Biz ^ | 10/1/14
    The Grammy-winning songstress has been slapped with a $150,000 lawsuit after she allegedly failed to pay a lawyer who represented her earlier this year.
  • Emma Watson nude photo threat a hoax

    09/24/2014 4:16:02 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 45 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/24/2014 | Lisa Respers France
    The threat to release nude photos of actress Emma Watson was an attempt to start a viral marketing campaign to shutter the site 4chan. After her impassioned speech for gender equality last weekend at the United Nations, Watson faced backlash, including a threat to leak alleged nude photos of the star. Business Insider reported that an anonymous 4chan user had posted a countdown timer with a picture of the "Harry Potter" actress wiping away a tear hinting that she could become the next star to have her iCloud hacked and personal photos dispersed for the world to see. Jennifer Lawrence,...
  • Kelly Ripa to raise money for Camden County Democrats: The Auditor

    09/19/2014 6:14:42 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    nj.com ^ | 9/2/14
    If you want to join the audience of the daytime television show "Live with Kelly and Michael," the tickets are free. But if you want to go see an evening with Kelly and George (Norcross) — an event that won’t be televised — it’ll set you back $1,000. Kelly Ripa — the daytime television personality — is the special guest at the Camden County Democratic Committee’s 27th Annual Seafood Gala on Oct.1.
  • Cher Sued For Alleged Racism Against Black Dancers

    09/19/2014 5:40:02 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 62 replies
    vibe.com ^ | 9/18/14 | Adelle Platon
    Cher might be wishing she could turn back time after a new lawsuit claims she was being racist. According to TMZ, the veteran diva was auditioning dancers for her 2014 Dressed To Kill tour when choreographer Kevin Wilson had a particular liking for a "minority female dancer." Cher allegedly told Wilson to seek out a white, blonde dancer, saying, "We have too much color onstage." He claims in the suit that she also requested not to cast "anymore dark skinned black dancers on the tour."
  • Joan Rivers banned Adele, Michelle Obama from funeral

    09/08/2014 5:36:14 PM PDT · by ncalburt · 64 replies
    WSYR-tv ^ | 9-8-2014 | Staff
    http://www.localsyr.com/story/d/story/joan-rivers-banned-adele-michelle-obama-from-funer/32046/HKvlbfyHyUWsgvkvFUmWlw
  • GRL Singer Simone Battle's Death Ruled a Suicide

    09/08/2014 6:56:55 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | 9/7/14
    The death of pop singer and former "X-Factor" contestant Simone Battle, a member of G.R.L., has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the Los Angeles County coroner said today..... "Simone was an exceptional young talent and human being, and we are all devastated to learn of her passing," the statement said. "Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and loved ones at this time." Battle grew up in Los Angeles, where she did some part time modeling and work in television and movies before ending up on tour with the Black Eyed Peas after high school, according to RCA...
  • Spare Us The Sanctimony: The Gross Hypocrisy of Online Media in the Nude Photo Leak

    09/04/2014 5:31:32 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    Betabeat.com ^ | 9/2/14 | Ryan Holiday
    ...we are entering a new phase in our media culture online. It’s past gossip, past snark and post-smarm. It is the sanctimony phase..... There’s no question that these photos constitute a flagrant violation of these women’s (and men’s) privacy. What’s less certain is where blogs like Gawker and Perez Hilton and others get off pretending to be shocked and appalled by it. These sites–which generally will publish anything for an extra thousand pageviews–are suddenly leading the charge that these hackers are criminals, that the online horde who clicks the photos are perverts, and that justice must be done for the...
  • No laughing matter: Rush hour comedian Chris Tucker faces $14m tax debt' [Obama Supporter]

    09/02/2014 9:59:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 9/2/14 | Christine Rendon
    Chris Tucker has amassed an IRS bill of more than $14 million in unpaid taxes, according to documents obtained by TMZ. The actor - who celebrated his 43rd birthday on Sunday - was recently slapped with a tax lien of $2.5 million, raising his debt from almost $12 million to $14,068,047.
  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in France, says a spokesman for the couple

    08/28/2014 5:41:39 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 39 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | 8/28/14
    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday...
  • U.S. Treasury Clears Jay-Z and Beyoncé Trip to Cuba

    08/21/2014 9:13:07 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 8/21/14 | JOEL SCHECTMAN
    A U.S. Treasury Department investigation has found Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s 2013 Cuba trip did not violate sanctions law. Superstar Beyoncé and her husband, the rapper Jay-Z, had obtained permission to visit the blacklisted country from the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control, under a license that allows cultural exchanges....
  • R.I.P. ‘Saturday Night Live’ Announcer Don Pardo

    08/19/2014 2:35:16 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    deadline.com ^ | 8/18/14
    The longtime NBC announcer who did the voice-over on Saturday Night Live since its launch died today. Don Pardo’s daughter Paula confirmed his death to CBS Radio News. He was 96. Pardo was NBC’s staff announcer for more than 60 years. His voice was familiar to generations of Americans on radio and TV, commercials and game shows, news and sports. On the original version of Jeopardy!, host Art Fleming would start the show with “Thank you, Don Pardo” and tease winners with, “Don Pardo, tell him what he’s won!”
  • Hollywood pumps cash to save Senate majority for Democrats

    08/14/2014 2:24:52 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/13/14 | Judy Kurtz
    Hollywood is pouring money into the midterm elections, with A-listers such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Barbra Streisand all coughing up blockbuster bucks... One of the biggest recipients of the entertainment industry’s dollars is Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, whose is in a tight battle against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R). Her donor list reads like a who’s who of Tinseltown: producer J.J. Abrams, Ben Affleck, comedian Jack Black, “Avatar” director James Cameron, Nicolas Cage, Danny DeVito, Cameron Diaz, DiCaprio, Jennifer Garner, director Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Jerry Seinfeld, Mike Myers, and “Mad Men’s” Jon Hamm...
  • Obama, Hagel pay tribute to Robin Williams

    08/11/2014 10:48:50 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    FOX News ^ | August 12, 2014
    President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel paid tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams Monday. Williams, 63, was found dead in his northern California home Monday and officials said it appeared to be a suicide. Obama said in a statement issued Monday night that Williams "arrived in our lives as an alien — but he ended up touching every element of the human spirit," referring to Williams' late 1970s role in the TV show "Mork and Mindy." The president was on vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
  • Jimmy Fallon makes an Obama joke; liberals fail to see the humor in it

    08/13/2014 3:45:48 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | 8/12/14
    jimmy fallon ✔ @jimmyfallon After spending yesterday at the beach, Obama said, “This has been fun, but I should really get back...to the golf course.”.... Never, ever insult the Lightbringer. (Especially if you work for NBC and don’t already have a new gig lined up.)