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  • 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.)
  • Reality TV star and mother sentenced to 10 years behind bars for raping a boy, 13

    08/11/2014 1:35:47 PM PDT · by Controlling Legal Authority · 38 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 10 August 2014 | ALEXANDRA KLAUSNER and DAVID MCCORMACK
    A reality TV Star on TLC's Cheer Perfection has been sentenced to ten years behind bars for raping a 13-year-old boy. TMZ reports that Andrea Clevenger, 34, pleaded guilty to sexual assault and engaging in sexually explicit conduct with a minor at a court hearing on Thursday
  • Animal House: Where Are They Now?

    08/11/2014 8:43:48 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 137 replies
    It’s hard to believe that it’s been 35 years since this smash-hit frathouse comedy was first released. Amazingly enough, Animal House only received mixed reviews when it came out—though both Time magazine and Roger Ebert named it one of the best movies of 1978. Critics didn’t really matter, though, since the film grossed well over $100 million, making it the third-biggest of the year, behind only Grease and Superman.
  • Olivia Newton-John unveils Madame Tussauds wax figure in Las Vegas

    08/11/2014 5:49:56 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/10/14
    Fans of singer Olivia Newton-John who are hopelessly devoted to the singer can now catch her live in Las Vegas -- where her new wax figure is on display. The Grammy Award winner did a double-take in Sin City as she stood next to her freshly unveiled Madame Tussauds wax figure....
  • FOX NEWS VIDEO: Hollywood Hypocrisy: Celebrities' double standards on Gaza vs Global crises

    08/10/2014 8:09:44 PM PDT · by Fali_G · 2 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/08/2014 | Lisa Daftari
    FOX NEWS VIDEO: Hollywood Hypocrisy: Celebrities' double standards on Gaza vs Global crises Over the last month, world attention has focused Israel and Hamas, while terror group ISIS has had free reign in Iraq… killing thousands, ethnically cleansing the country of its Christian and Yazidi communities, and raping and abducting young girls. Watch Lisa Daftari's rant: A commentary on Hollywood's hypocrites & global affairs
  • Malian Obama Spent Her Weekend at Lollapalooza with Secret Service!

    08/05/2014 5:15:43 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    We're gonna go out on a limb here and say this is DEFINITELY one of the strangest assignments the Secret Service has ever gotten! While President Barack Obama was busy hanging out with Katy Perry at the White House this weekend, his oldest daughter Malia was seeing musicians like OutKast, Skrillex, Lorde, and SO many more! That's because the 16-year-old was in Chicago with thousands of other youths at this year's installment...
  • Sting says he won't leave his kids a big inheritance

    06/23/2014 5:57:22 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    Today ^ | 6/23/14 | Vidya Rao
    The Police frontman, reportedly worth about $300 million, says he won’t be leaving his three sons and three daughters a big inheritance.
  • Comedian Tracy Morgan critical after multi-car crash in Cranbury

    06/07/2014 9:04:35 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 44 replies
    nj.com ^ | 6/7/14 | Anthony Attrino
    Comedian Tracy Morgan is in critical condition at a New Brunswick hospital following an early morning accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, according to the New Jersey State Police. State police say the actor/comedian was injured in a crash involving six vehicles that left at least one person dead and several others, including Morgan, with serious injuries.
  • ‘NAILS them AGAIN’! James O’Keefe exposes Susan Sarandon’s enviro-hypocrisy [video]

    06/05/2014 8:44:26 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    twitchy ^ | 6/5/14
    Late last month, conservative filmmaker and activist James O’Keefe premiered an undercover video exposing celebs Mariel Hemingway and Ed Begley Jr. as enviro-hypocrites willing to work with a Middle Eastern oil tycoon to fund an anti-fracking film. O’Keefe promised there were even bigger Hollywood names still to come.....
  • Jonah Hill apologizes for homophobic slur [No Sterling treatment for movie star]

    06/04/2014 4:41:24 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/4/14 | Steve Almasy
    ctor Jonah Hill told radio host Howard Stern on Tuesday that he lost his cool with a paparazzo and is heartbroken that he used a "disgusting" homophobic slur..... Celebrity gossip site TMZ early Tuesday morning released a video of the incident in which Hill tells a man following him to "Suck my d---, you f-----." The actor, who was nominated for Academy Awards for his roles in the 2011 film "Moneyball" and last year's "The Wolf of Wall Street," told Stern he never meant to insult gay people
  • Mindy Kaling gives Harvard Law grads more laughs than advice in speech

    05/30/2014 6:02:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    Today ^ | 5/29/14 | Ashley Lee
    Mindy Kaling took the podium at Harvard Law School's commencement ceremony on Wednesday to receive her honorary legal degree — or so she thought.... Throughout the speech, Kaling touted many lines that might as well been scripted into an episode of 'The Mindy Project,' as said by her character, Mindy Lahiri. "I know what you're probably thinking: Mindy Kaling? Why did they ask her? She's just a pretty Hollywood starlet? What does that quadruple threat know about the law? Sure, she seems really down-to-earth, and pretty but in a totally accessible way, and yeah, she was on People magazine's Most...
  • President Obama's last Grand Stand [Only partially satire]

    05/27/2014 10:57:27 AM PDT · by DanMiller
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | May 27, 2014 | Dan Miller
    "Having successfully transformed Our Nation and her policies, it's time for Us to focus exclusively on being the world famous celebrity We really are and were destined to be."President Obama intends to deliver an address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point this week. It has been reported that Confronting critics of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama will soon outline a strategy for his final years in office that aims to avoid overreach as the second of the two wars he inherited comes to a close.The president will make the case for that seemingly more limited approach during a commencement address Wednesday...
  • New Photo Of Kim & Kanye With South Florida Pastor

    05/26/2014 5:27:08 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 50 replies
    ....The rapper and reality star were ,married by Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr. from North Miami, according to the Sun-Sentinel.... Wilkerson runs a ministry out of Trinity Church which has locations in Miami Gardens and North Miami. He calls the couple his friends. On Sunday, CBS4 spoke with some of the church’s members about the big news.... “I want to say congratulations and they’re a role model to the church, “ said Andrew Dumas who also attends the church.
  • Alec Baldwin Arrested In New York City After Going ‘Ballistic On The Cops’ In Bicycle Incident

    05/13/2014 9:33:21 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    Radar online ^ | 5/13/14
    ...Baldwin was arrested in New York City Tuesday, as according to online reports....was taken into custody on 5th Avenue after he “went ballistic on the cops, screaming at them,” though was “calm and quiet” at the time he was handcuffed and placed into the cop car....
  • Miley Cyrus tells London audience to ‘kiss members of the same sex’ and take pills...

    05/12/2014 6:02:42 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 57 replies
    ...The controversial pop superstar was back in lewd form on her opening night at London’s O2 Arena.... During the sold-out show, she asked audience members to make out with members of the same sex. A fan told the Daily Mail that Cyrus said she “hopes we are all drunk and on loads of pills”.
  • THE LITTLE DUDE CASHES IN (ntl security clearance--a ticket to ride)

    05/06/2014 5:01:28 PM PDT · by Liz · 29 replies
    FENWAY STRATEGIES ^ | 5/6/14 | TOMMY VIETOR, JON FAVREAU
    FENWAY STRATEGIES--Vietor/Favreau political communications firm No office location--- email address only ======================================================= Who We Are Jon Favreau From 2009 through early 2013, Jon Favreau served as the director of Speechwriting for President Barack Obama, a role he also played for the President during the 2008 presidential campaign. Favreau began writing with President Obama in 2005, when he started his first term as a U.S. Senator, and has had a hand in crafting nearly every major speech that the President has delivered over the last eight years. Featured in TIME magazine as one of the “ 100 Most Influential People in...
  • FSU quarterback Jameis Winston cited for shoplifting

    05/01/2014 3:27:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 4/30/14 | Jeff Tavss
    ...The current Heisman Trophy winner was cited after ordering $32 worth of food from the supermarket and leaving without paying for the items. Video captured Winston in the store and leaving the store without paying.... "In a post-Miranda interview he did in fact acknowledge he had left Publix without paying for the items" said Maj. Woods. "He indicated to the deputies he had forgotten and when he got home he realized he had not paid, but he in fact made no effort to contact Publix or return to pay prior to the Deputy's arrival." Winston was not charged with a...
  • 'Negroes in the house!' Oprah shouted as her parents arrived for a visit

    04/23/2014 6:13:21 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 42 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 4/23/14 | Laura Collins
    After 14 years of marriage to Oprah's father Vernon, Barbara Winfrey is being forced out of her marital home by Oprah, leaving her homeless Barbara refused to sign a confidentiality agreement with Oprah 'You say I never talk to you,' Oprah told Barbara in a birthday phone call. 'I'm talking to you now. You have until Monday to get out of MY house' When Oprah threw her Legends' Ball, Vernon and Barbara weren't on the main floor with the A-listers but tucked in a corner on the second floor. 'We weren't allowed to mingle with the celebrities,' says Barbara
  • 18-Week Pregnant Model Wants Abortion so She Can Star on Reality Television Show

    04/21/2014 7:41:03 AM PDT · by don-o · 63 replies
    Life News ^ | April 21, 2014 | Steven Ertelt
    An aspiring glamor model in England says she wants to get an abortion so she can star on a reality television program. Josie Cunningham, 24, is a mother of two but wants to abort her third baby so she could appear on Big Brother. Yesterday, the aspiring model said she planned to abort the child to further her television career, adding: “This time next year I won’t have a baby. I’ll be famous instead”
  • Whoopi is The Denver Post's New Pot Columnist

    04/19/2014 5:23:54 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Whoopi Goldberg is the newest columnist for The Denver Post’s site on marijuana, The Cannabist. Her first column published today, focused on her vape pen named Sippy which, she says “changed her life.” Whoopi gets “glaucoma-induced headaches” and a few puffs on her pen does wonders.
  • [Actress Cameron] Diaz: Monogamy's for the birds

    04/14/2014 5:38:01 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 65 replies
    Prospective Cameron Diaz mates may want to pay close attention to the Charlie's Angels angel's chat with InStyle. "I don't know if anyone is really naturally monogamous," Diaz, 41, tells the mag. "We all have the same instincts as animals. But we live in a society where it's been ingrained in us to do these things."
  • Obamas and friends dine, catch Denzel Washington on Broadway in NYC night out

    04/12/2014 5:27:56 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    newser.com ^ | 4/11/14 | JIM KUHNHENN
    ...Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended the Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun," a play about an African-American family in 1950s Chicago. The play, which stars Denzel Washington, capped a rare evening out in New York for the first couple. They were in the city for activist Al Sharpton's National Action Network conference, which the president addressed earlier Friday. The presidential motorcade froze traffic out of Times Square....
  • Rob Lowe: 'I Want The Government Out Of Almost Everything'

    04/07/2014 6:04:25 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 40 replies
    Heritage.org ^ | 4/7/14 | Ericka Andersen
    Actor Rob Lowe identified himself as an “independent moderate” this weekend in an interview with the New York Times. Lowe, a former Democrat, spoke about his views on government, saying: “My thing is personal freedoms, freedoms for the individual to love whom they want, do with what they want. In fact, I want the government out of almost everything.” The former teen heartthrob and current Parks and Recreation actor spoke negatively of political party loyalty as well: “Belonging to one party is acceptable. But my days of just ticking the party box are long over. I judge the candidates for...
  • White House slams Samsung's Obama-Ortiz selfie [Suddenly BO decides when selfies are ok]

    04/04/2014 4:48:59 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/4/14
    Samsung has gone one selfie too far with its viral marketing, earning a rebuke from the White House after it distributed a photo of President Obama and Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz. The selfie was taken during a visit to the White House this week by the 2013 World Series winners. Ortiz, who has an endorsement deal with Samsung, put the photo on Twitter, and the electronics company re-tweeted the post to its 5.2 million followers...
  • Gloria Estefan and Kenny Ortega To Serve As 2014 Miami Beach Gay Pride Grand Marshals

    04/03/2014 9:52:07 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    For the sixth annual installment of Miami Beach Gay Pride, the honor of Grand Marshal has been bestowed upon two extraordinary members of the entertainment industry. After selling 100 million albums worldwide, singer-songwriter, actress and entrepreneur Gloria Estefan will be joined by the acclaimed American film and television producer, director and choreographer Kenny Ortega, announced Joel Stedman, Chairman of the Pride Board. The Miami Beach Gay Pride parade and festival will take place Sunday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. along Ocean Drive between 5th and 15th Streets.
  • Kid President Lands His Own TV Show!

    04/03/2014 5:09:53 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Atlanta World Daily ^ | 4/2/14 | Ruth Manuel-Logan
    Kid President, aka Robby Novak (pictured), proclaimed on Wednesday via YouTube, “I want to make the world a little more awesome! So it’s T.V. y’all!” That’s right, the pint-sized politico has landed his very own docu-variety series that will be featured on the family-friendly Hub Network entitled, “Kid President: Declaration of Awesome.” The 10-episode, 30-minute program will begin in June and be produced by the SoulPancake television company, which is owned by actor Rainn Wilson. According to Wilson, “Kid president is about getting kids and grown-ups to work together. This show is an amazing blend of humor and heart,” Wilson...
  • We Want To #CancelColbert [Liberal non-whites turn on liberal white]

    03/29/2014 6:05:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    Time ^ | 3/28/14 | Suey Park, et al.
    The problem isn’t that we can’t take a joke. The problem is that white comedians and their fans believe they are above reproach.... It seems “freedom of speech” has the assumed caveat “freedom of speech — for white men.”
  • Jennifer Lopez to be awarded by [Homosexual] rights organisation

    03/27/2014 1:44:07 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    Zee News ^ | 3/25/14
    Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez will be given the Vanguard Award at the GLAAD Media Awards in April. The honour is given to "artists and media professionals who, through their work, have increased the visibility and understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community". One of the reasons Lopez was chosen for the award by the gay rights organisation GLAAD is her role as producer on "The Fosters", a TV series about a lesbian couple raising a family of biological, adopted and foster children.
  • Jimmy Kimmel Poses With the Clintons, Puts a Political Twist on Ellen DeGeneres' Epic Selfie

    03/24/2014 4:21:20 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 3/24/14 | Brandi Fowler
    Jimmy Kimmel tweeted a photo with the Clinton family, similar to the epic selfie Ellen Degeneres tweeted during the Oscars.... The funnyman was on hand to interview the former first family during a closing session at the Clinton Global Initiative University at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz.
  • Bosh celebrates birthday bash ["The Black Circus"]

    03/24/2014 3:24:24 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 3/23/14 | David Lang
    Chris Bosh celebrated his 30th birthday a day early on Sunday. He held a big bash at Marlins Park. The party was called Cirque du Noir. It featured a carnival complete with mimes, contortionists, and other carnival games
  • Lady Gaga to Debut New Music Video G.U.Y. on DATELINE NBC, 3/22 [Network News Culture Fail]

    03/21/2014 5:38:44 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    In a TODAY show exclusive, Lady Gaga will sit down with Savannah Guthrie Friday, March 21. Gaga will reveal a sneak peek of her new music video G.U.Y., which will debut on Dateline NBC Saturday, March 22 at 8 p.m., immediately followed by Dateline Saturday Mystery. The interview and video sneak peek will post on TODAY.com following the appearance....
  • Obama fires back: Lincoln ´loved´ racy jokes

    03/20/2014 6:12:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/20/14 | Justin Sink
    President Obama pushed back on criticism of his recent appearance with comedian Zach Galifianakis to promote the Affordable Care Act, noting that President Lincoln "loved telling the occasional bawdy joke." The president´s remarks, during an interview with ESPN Radio´s Colin Cowherd that aired Thursday, were an indirect jab at Fox News host Bill O´Reilly, who argued during a segment of his show earlier this month that the 16th president would never have agreed to such an appearance. "First of all, if you read back on Lincoln, he loved telling the occasional bawdy joke and being out among regular folks," Obama
  • Ellen Sucks Up to Obama: Obamacare 'Doing Very, Very Well...Everyone's Very Grateful You Did This'

    03/20/2014 7:01:09 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 3/20/14 | Tim Graham
    Ellen DeGeneres was a completely slavish toady to President Obama as he appeared on her show to sell Obamacare -- not to young people, but to mothers. The president made his pitch to "especially all the moms out there who may have young people – 26, 27, do not have health insurance, but they think they’re invincible and nothing’s ever going to happen to ‘em – what we’ve said is you never know what life is going to throw at ya." For example, a president who lies about keeping your plan and keeping your doctor
  • For ‘American Idol’ contestant, S.F. Jewish community is home [Lesbian]

    03/20/2014 5:59:14 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    jweekly ^ | 3/14/14 | Sue Barnett
    ...viewers know MK Nobilette as the 20-year-old singer from San Francisco who has made history as “American Idol’s” first openly gay contestant, the young woman with a soulful voice and supercool style, and one of just 11 competitors still in the running as of earlier this week. But at Or Shalom Jewish Community in San Francisco, she is better known as Michaela Spatt Nobilette, who made her public singing debut at her 2007 bat mitzvah.
  • Watch: Obama spars in deadpan on Galifianakis' 'Ferns' [Man-Child comedy vid while economy sinks]

    03/11/2014 6:46:21 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    Obama took on Zach Galifianakis in an awkward-off on the comedian's "Between Two Ferns" talk show, posted to Funny or Die on Tuesday. Galifianakis uses his satirical forum to interview and skewer celebrities - and presidents - in cringe-worthy ways. Obama, his job is marked as "community organizer," was treated no differently, taking a series of jabs over the Obamacare rollout and other similar topics in deadpan.
  • Nicolas Maduro Appoints Sean Penn 'spokesman' for dialogue with EU [Takes "selfie" w/butcher]

    03/11/2014 5:36:23 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, met Sunday with U.S. actor Sean Penn, and after taking the almost traditional selfie , asked him to be their spokesman to the U.S. authorities for dialogue and peace . "We spoke of the great interest that we have, I have asked Sean Penn to forward to where it can transmit more interest we have, that I have as president of the new ambassador Maximilien Arvelaiz in Washington move toward relationships first dialogue "Maduro said, quoted by the Spanish news agency EFE.
  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ Ratings Down With Lena Dunham As Host [NBC Nudity Fail]

    03/10/2014 2:32:11 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    deadline.com ^ | 3/9/14 | NELLIE ANDREEVA
    The big promo push for Lena Dunham‘s hosting of Saturday Night Live... did not pay off, even with Girls creator/star discussing/displaying some of her signature nudity on the late-night sketch show...SNL‘s second-lowest results of the season
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg's Secret Call to Hillary Clinton: Hollywood's 2016 Support Assured

    03/08/2014 10:21:09 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 10/30/13 | Tina Daunt, Kim Masters
    Norman Lear, Irving Azoff and more industry supporters tell THR they're lining up behind the former secretary of state and first lady. Says Katzenberg, "Four years of seasoning has made her the best-qualified candidate." ...Several months ago, Jeffrey Katzenberg reached out to Hillary Clinton to assure her that if she runs for president in 2016, he will support her. Katzenberg is one of Hollywood's premier political kingmakers and one of the Democratic Party's top national fundraisers, so the call had to be a welcome one. For Clinton, who failed to secure his support for her unsuccessful run at the Democratic...
  • Celebrities' SAT scores revealed amid controversy over regrading

    03/07/2014 9:26:15 AM PST · by kiryandil · 100 replies
    UIK Daily Mail ^ | March 7, 2014 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    As controversy grows over the regrading of SAT examinations, thousands of people have started sharing their own scores on social networks to put future generations at ease. Well-known figures have been conspicuously quiet about their results, however, but with the likes of Ke$ha, James Woods and Natalie Portman reportedly getting close to a perfect 1600, perhaps they felt they'd only add pressure rather than ease it. Famous faces with far lower SAT scores include Bill Cosby, who got a score lower than 500, Sopranos actress Drea De Matteo, believed to have scored around 800, and even former US President Bill...
  • Behind the Preplanned Oscar Selfie: Samsung's Ad Strategy

    03/04/2014 12:30:20 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 1 replies
    WSJ.com ^ | 3/3/14 | Suzanne Vranica
    [Samsung] spent an estimated $20 million on ads to run during breaks in the Academy Awards broadcast on Sunday night. But Samsung may have got more promotional mileage from Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres during the show itself. Ms. DeGeneres toyed with a white Samsung phone during the broadcast, including when she handed a Galaxy Note 3 to actor Bradley Cooper so he could take a "selfie" photo of himself and other stars including Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Lawrence surrounding the host. While the stunt felt spontaneous, it wasn't entirely unplanned. As part of its sponsorship and...
  • Albert Brooks' Tweet Sums Up Everything Wrong With Obama's Russian Invasion Press Conference

    03/02/2014 5:35:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    Comedian, actor and director Albert Brooks usually steers away from politics on his Twitter account where he posts jokes about current events but he made the perfect commentary on Obama’s press conference...
  • George Lopez reportedly passed out drunk at Canadian casino [Huge Obama Cult Leader]

    03/01/2014 5:18:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 32 replies
    Fox ^ | 3/1/14
    A Canada casino says a performance by U.S. comic George Lopez will go on as scheduled Friday after he was arrested for alleged public intoxication....
  • Hollywood Is Coming to Capitol Hill

    02/27/2014 5:17:18 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    Time ^ | 2/20/14 | Alex Rogers
    Just in time for Oscar season, actors Ben Affleck and Seth Rogen will appear before two different Senate panels next week to testify about the Democratic Republic of Congo and Alzheimer’s disease, respectively. Perhaps a surprise for those who picture Rogen and Affleck as the Green Hornet and Daredevil, both actors have a history of advocacy and using their celebrity to highlight issues that typically escape the front pages of the American press. In 2012, Rogen started with his wife Hilarity for Charity, an event that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the National Alzheimer’s Association. In 2010,...
  • FLOTUS, Ferrell tape Let’s Move! clip

    02/25/2014 6:19:17 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    politico ^ | 2/24/14 | NATALIE VILLACORTA
    Thanks to the first lady, Will Ferrell is going to stop eating only candy on Sundays and entire honey baked hams. To celebrate the fourth anniversary of Let’s Move, Michelle Obama’s initiative to end the childhood obesity epidemic, the pair hosted a “focus group” with a bunch of kids, quizzing them about what foods, music and celebrities appeal to them, in a humorous Web video posted to Let’s Move’s YouTube account.
  • 'American Idol' has its first openly gay contestant in 2014

    02/13/2014 9:45:21 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 59 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | 2/12/14 | Annie Barrett
    it’s sad that this is a news headline, that it took this long, that this is reality. But hey, let’s be happy about it instead — someone had to break the ice! M.K. Nobilette, 20, is officially the first openly gay contestant on American Idol. It’s really just a crazy technicality: Gay contestants in the past had never spoken of their sexuality on camera, seemingly by the show’s design. “I’m very obviously gay, and there are always gonna be people in America and everywhere else who will definitely hate me,” said Nobilette while waiting to hear her Hollywood Week fate...