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  • VANITY: About our presidents . . .

    09/02/2018 1:57:59 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 10 replies
    Which two presidents were famous television celebrities?
  • World Cup memes: Oprah announces she's rooting for Mexico

    07/02/2018 2:20:24 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 42 replies
    CNET ^ | 7/1/18 | GAEL FASHINGBAUER COOPER
    And YOU get a goal! And YOU get a goal! The talk-show queen made a video supporting El Tri. Plus: Lots and lots of penalty kicks. World Cup watchers, are you on the Mexico bandwagon yet? Make room for talk show legend Oprah Winfrey, who announced in an Instagram video on Sunday that she's rooting for El Tri.
  • Trump tells 'whimpering' Jimmy Fallon to 'be a man' over 'Tonight Show' hair-mussing episode

    06/24/2018 7:11:35 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/24/18 | Samuel Chamberlain
    President Trump mocked "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon on Twitter Sunday after the comedian expressed regret over how he handled a guest appearance by then-candidate Trump in September 2016. The president said that Fallon is "whimpering to all that he did the famous 'hair show' with me (where he seriously messed up my hair), & that he would have now done it differently because it is said to have 'humanized' me-he is taking heat."
  • Bill Gross got revenge on ex-wife with fart spray: court papers

    06/18/2018 7:56:46 AM PDT · by Pearls Before Swine · 24 replies
    New York Post ^ | 6/17/2018 | Carleton English
    The bitter divorce battle between billionaire bond king Bill Gross and his ex-wife is beginning to stink — like vomit, flatulence and dead fish. The California moneyman, who lost his beloved 13,819-square-foot Laguna Beach home to his ex-wife in the breakup, used foul-smelling sprays to leave the place a stinking mess — and placed dead fish in the air vents, a “disgusted” Sue Gross claimed in court papers last week. Mrs. Gross, who won a temporary restraining order against Bill last week, has the evidence of his foul play — empty spray bottles in the trash cans... In addition, security...
  • After Celebrity Deaths, Suicide Hotline Calls Jump 25%

    06/10/2018 1:23:16 PM PDT · by BBell · 32 replies
    https://www.wsj.com ^ | 6/10/18 | Lara Korte
    As the world learned the news Friday that renowned chef and food writer Anthony Bourdain had died by apparent suicide, the same phone number flooded the internet. The number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline—1-800-273-8255—was pinned to the bottom of memorial Instagram posts, shared in tweets and ran alongside news obituaries. Whenever a notable person commits suicide, calls to the hotline spike, said Director John Draper. Just days before Mr. Bourdain’s death, news of another famous person had spread: handbag designer Kate Spade, whose apparent cause of death was also suicide. Calls jumped 25% in the two days after her...
  • Jimmy Fallon thanks Parkland students for schooling world

    06/04/2018 10:38:30 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    The surprise commencement speaker at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people in February was Jimmy Fallon, who said he wanted to thank the students personally for their courage and bravery. “Most commencement speakers get up and talk in future tense: `You will succeed. You will make us proud, you will change the world,’ the “Tonight Show” host said. “But I’m not going to say that, because you’re not the future. You’re the present. … You are succeeding, you are making us proud.” Fallon joked about his own less-than-stellar high school performance — it took having to...
  • Crazed girls flood Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz with fan mail

    03/29/2018 6:15:43 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 45 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | 03/28/2018 | Doreen Christensen and Brittany Wallman
    Mass murderer Nikolas Cruz is getting stacks of fan mail and love letters sent to the Broward County jail, along with hundreds of dollars in contributions to his commissary account. Teenage girls, women and even older men are writing to the Parkland school shooter and sending photographs — some suggestive — tucked inside cute greeting cards and attached to notebook paper with offers of friendship and encouragement. Groupies also are joining Facebook communities to talk about how to help the killer. The South Florida Sun Sentinel obtained copies of some of the letters showing that Cruz, who had few friends...
  • Matt Damon moving family to Australia because of Trump

    03/16/2018 9:40:26 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 91 replies
    Page six ^ | March 15th 2018 | Emily Smith and Ian Mohr
    Matt Damon is moving his family to Australia — in part because the liberal star’s fed up with President Trump. Damon, 47, reportedly has purchased a property in Byron Bay, New South Wales, according to Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph. The home’s next door to a place owned by Chris Hemsworth — with whom Damon recently appeared in “Thor: Ragnarok.” A source exclusively tells Page Six: “Matt’s telling friends and colleagues in Hollywood that he’s moving the family to Australia” because the activist actor disagrees with Trump’s policies. The president’s frequently butted heads with liberal Hollywood A-listers including Meryl Streep. The source...
  • Rose McGowan’s manager at time of alleged Harvey Weinstein rape commits suicide

    02/08/2018 3:36:16 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | February 8, 2018 | Rachel DeSantis
    A longtime Hollywood exec who served as Rose McGowan's manager when the actress was allegedly raped by Harvey Weinstein committed suicide Wednesday amid a slew of media attention her family says made her collateral damage in the pair’s war of words. Jill Messick's family told The Hollywood Reporter she had battled depression for many years, but had recently been "victimized" by allegations put forth by McGowan and the subsequent response from Weinstein. The former Miramax production executive was McGowan's manager in January 1997, when the actress has claimed she was raped by Weinstein in a hotel suite at the Sundance...
  • Jimmy Kimmel wrecks car in head-on collision accident

    02/04/2018 6:11:24 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 133 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | Feb 2 2018 | Morgan M. Evans
    Funnyman Jimmy Kimmel may be the king of late night laughs but the talk show host's recent car crash was no laughing matter.
  • Jimmy Kimmel wrecks his BMW in head-on crash after 'making a wrong turn'...

    02/02/2018 1:20:31 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/2/18 | A Zilber
    ....According to a witness who spoke to TMZ, the late night host made an errant left turn onto Sunset Strip even though there was a ‘right turn only’ sign at the intersection. Video footage captured at the scene shows Kimmel making a telephone call while standing on the sidewalk next to the driver of the other vehicle.
  • 15 Biggest Pop Culture Disasters of 2017: Kendall Jenner, Megyn Kelly, the Oscars, & More

    12/30/2017 11:41:59 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 12/29/17 | Kevin Fallon
    .... Here are 15 flops from the past year, be it commercial bombs or tone-deaf cultural grenades, from the worlds of music, TV, movies, and celebrity culture... Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi commercial... Sean Spicer at the Emmys.... “As a father of daughters…”.... Mariah Carey at New Year’s Eve... The launch of Megyn Kelly Today.... Marvel’s Inhumans... Matt Damon... Louis C.K.’s I Love You, Daddy... Kathy Griffin’s Trump mask fiasco... Fyre Festival... Tulip Fever... Kid Rock’s “Senate run”.... Baywatch vs. Rotten Tomatoes... The Mummy and the Dark Universe....
  • Nobody Wants to See your D*X! — A Guide to Handling your Newfound Wealth and Influence

    12/03/2017 5:36:15 AM PST · by x1stcav · 23 replies
    Medium ^ | 11/30/17 | Chris Rosenthall
    If you’re reading this, congratulations! Your hard work and dedication have paid off, and you’ve finally made it to the top of your respective field. You set a goal, you put your mind to it, and here you are, ready to take on anything that comes your way. Here’s to many years of continued success. With that in mind, a quick reminder before we continue: Nobody wants to see your d!ck. Seriously. Nobody.
  • Jim Nabors Dead

    11/30/2017 10:05:49 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 98 replies
    Husband says Jim Nabors, who starred as Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show", dies at Hawaii home at age 87.
  • Piers Morgan interviews David Cassidy

    11/25/2017 3:57:34 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 9 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 11/25/17 | Piers Morgan
    Piers Morgan interviews David Cassidy In a web exclusive interview Piers Morgan welcomes David Cassidy for a revealing and emotional face to face conversation.
  • Michelle Obama attends Erykah Badu concert

    11/21/2017 10:49:37 AM PST · by simpson96 · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/20/2017 | Helena Andrews-Dyer
    Hey, isn’t that . . . former first lady Michelle Obama checking out singer Erykah Badu on Saturday night? Mrs. Obama was among the sold-out crowd at the Anthem, the District’s newest music venue, rocking along to the greatest-hits set list featured during the soul singer’s “Badu vs. Everythang” tour. Although Badu never performed at the White House during Obama’s time there, in 2015, the then-first lady made an appearance at BET’s “Black Girls Rock!” celebration honoring Badu, among other artists.
  • Hillary Live! Clinton talks about her love of Chardonnay AND Vodka in front of adoring audience

    09/18/2017 11:06:54 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 50 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | September 18 2017 | Nikki Schwab and Francesca Chambers
    Complete Headline: Hillary Live! Clinton talks about her love of Chardonnay AND Vodka in front of adoring audience - who HISS at Bernie Sanders' name Hillary Clinton appeared Monday night at Washinton, D.C.'s Warner Theatre, her first 'Hillary Clinton Live' appearance, which is part of her book tour Keeping it more light than recent news interviews, host Lissa Muscatine made Clinton play the game 'Boxers or Briefs' Clinton joked about liking both vodka and Chardonnay, while telling the hooting crowd that she ran against both Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin Hillary Clinton likes baths and showers, enjoys vodka and Chardonnay...
  • Taylor Swift's political silence sparks belief she voted Trump

    09/04/2017 8:35:24 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 65 replies
    MSN/New York Daily News ^ | 3 September 2017 | RACHEL DESANTIS
    Taylor Swift has remained notoriously tight-lipped on her political leanings, but her friend and back-up dancer Todrick Hall says that anyone who takes her silence as evidence she voted for Donald Trump are making a "huge assumption." Swift faced criticism throughout the election season for remaining mum, and not following in the footsteps of her fellow pop stars, who expressed their support for Hillary Clinton and disdain for Trump. Her sole foray into the world of politics was as an apolitical Instagram post on Election Day telling her followers to "go out and VOTE." But according to Hall, who has...
  • Barbara Cook, Luminous Soprano & Original Music Man Star, Dies at 89

    08/08/2017 9:15:16 AM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 11 replies
    Broadway.Com ^ | 8/8/2017 | Andy Lefkowitz
    Barbara Cook, who captured Broadway with her velvety soprano and led an almost-six-decade Broadway career, died on August 8. She was 89. Born on October 25, 1927 in Atlanta, Georgia, Cook began singing at an early age, receiving acclaim from audiences at the nearby Elks Club. In 1948, while visiting New York City with her mother, she decided to stay put and seek acting work. Cook was hired by a series of resorts, eventually landing a gig in 1950 at the Blue Angel Club. … A year later, Cook was on Broadway, making her debut in the 1951 musical Flahooley....
  • R.kelly Comes After TMZ Over False Concert Report

    08/08/2017 7:41:21 AM PDT · by Timex247 · 15 replies
    Timex247 blog ^ | 08/0817 | Timex247
    R Kelly has denied canceled upcoming concerts scheduled as part of his After Party tour just weeks after doing the same over allegations of running a sex cult. The 50-year-old singer took to Instagram to share a short video to refute TMZ's Monday report that he had scuttled two shows in Louisiana, one in Dallas and another in Los Angeles. In the short clip he says: 'Yo what's up Mt. Pleasant, Michigan it's your boy Kells and I just want y'all to know that I'm five minutes away from your city, I'm ready to do my thing and I want...