Marvel’s James Gunn Blasts Trump For Signing Crime Victim Photos
Marvel producer/director James Gunn has attacked President Donald Trump on Twitter, claiming that he “wakes up every morning hoping more kids are murdered by immigrants so it will help him in the polls."
Gunn’s comments came after Trump met with the so-called “Angel Families,” who are attempting to raise awareness of crimes committed by those illegally in the country.
Trump signed photographs of the victims at the request of the families, according to his staff.
Gunn, who… Read
Seth Rogen Refused A Picture With House Speaker Paul Ryan
Seth Rogen told CBS late night host Stephen Colbert last night that he refused a picture with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and his family.
Rogen related that he was at an event hosted by former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to promote brain health when the incident occurred. He had just posed for a picture with two teens when one of them said, “My father wants to meet you.” He claimed he saw Ryan approaching.
“My whole body puckered, I tensed up, and I… Read
Bill Cosby Former Attorney: His Conviction “A Travesty Of Justice”
Former Bill Cosby attorney Tom Mesereau has spoken out against the conviction that may send the actor to jail for the rest of his life.
Speaking on Friday’s Inside Edition to Jim Moret, Mesereau called the Cosby verdict “a travesty of justice” and said judges are running scared from the #MeToo movement.
In late April, a Pennsylvania jury found Cosby guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault for the 2004 drugging and sexual assault of Andrea Constand at his… Read
Hollywood Father’s Day Celebrated With Online Celebrity Salutes To Dear Ol’ Dad
The 108th celebration of Father’s Day arrived today, and Hollywood figures (not to mention TV shows) were among those honoring dear old Dad with remembrances, brunch, electronics, ugly ties and some good scotch. A waggish Mark Hamill (who tweeted a pic of Darth Vader’s helmet), Incredibles 2 director Brad Bird and Gwyneth Paltrow (progressively nodding to both ex Chris Martin and current partner Brad Falchuk) were among those socializing about Dad.
The ersatz holiday… Read
Director James L. Brooks Tweets That “Nursing Babies” Are Being Pulled From Mothers At Border
Writer, director and producer James L. Brooks has weighed in on the zero-tolerance policy at the US southern border. In a late Saturday night tweet, Brooks claimed President Donald Trump was using a policy of family separation “as hostages to get his damn wall.”
Brooks, whose resume includes The Simpsons, Taxi and Mary Tyler Moore television shows, as well as the films Terms of Endearment, The Edge of Seventeen and Broadcast News, said "Nursing babies are being pulled… Read
BET Apologizes For Insensitive Tweet Regarding Alleged Rape
BET has apologized for an insensitive tweet sent in response to recent allegations by singer Kesha that her former producer, Dr. Luke, raped Katy Perry.
The BET tweet in question was attached to a BET Breaks video giving a roundup of the news. The tweet said, "Hide ya wife, hide ya kids, they raping er'body here! ALLEGEDLY!" The Twitterverse erupted in condemnation and BET later deleted the tweet.
The network later issued an apology. “BET Networks does not condone… Read
Tom Hanks Takes Over During Medical Emergency, Captivates ‘Henry IV’ Theater Crowd
All great actors can improvise. So when an emergency medical situation befell an audience member during Tom Hanks’s performance of Shakespeare’s Henry IV on Wednesday night at the Japanese Garden on the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration campus, it was time for a little magic.
The two-time Oscar winner leaped into action, staying in character during the medical emergency, which resulted in an ambulance taking the stricken patron away.
"No intermission brew for you!"… Read
‘SNL’s Melissa Villaseñor Signs With WME
EXCLUSIVE: Melissa Villaseñor, the first Latina cast member on Saturday Night Live, has signed with WME for representation in all areas.
The versatile Villaseñor has voiced characters in the animated series OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes for WBTV and Adventure Time for Cartoon Network. She is set to star in the upcoming short Dangerous Women for directors Allison Bosma and Jon DeWalt, and has released an EP of original songs.
Villaseñor's other credits include American Dad!, Bar… Read
‘Scotty And The Secret History Of Hollywood’ Trailer: Doc Opens Golden Age Closets
“I felt good that I made so many people happy," says caterer to the stars Scotty Bowers in this new trailer for Matt Tyrnauer’s documentary Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood.
And as you might infer from the film’s title, Bowers wasn’t your typical caterer. Based on the memoir Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars, the cinema-vérité documentary profiles the man who says he connected some of Hollywood’s Golden Age greats… Read
‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown Leaves Twitter Over Antigay Meme “Joke”
What started out as an in-joke has caused another defection from the Twittersphere. Millie Bobby Brown, the 14-year-old breakout star of Netflix’s hit Stranger Things, has deleted her Twitter account because she’s sick of being used as an anti-gay meme.
The Emmy-nominated actress has been plagued for the past seven months or so by the hashtag #TakeDownMillieBobbyBrown. It began with posted photos of Brown that were been altered to make her appear homophobic. Per Read
Roseanne Barr Apologizes To George Soros For Nazi Comments
Roseanne Barr tweeted today that she sure is sorry for calling George Soros a Nazi collaborator. She had targeted the billionaire philanthropist as part of the tweet storm that led ABC to cancel her revived sitcom Roseanne.
Could that really have been only two weeks ago?
Anyway, way back then Barr was busy laying into Chelsea Clinton on about being married to a nephew of Soros, the well-known backer of American progressive and liberal political causes. When the… Read
Hollywood Harassment: Best Fight ‘Is to Have Inclusion’ – Produced By
Hollywood producers and directors said Sunday that education and hiring more women are the keys to preventing sexual harassment on film and television sets.
"The best way to fight this is to have inclusion, have a 50-50 crew," Bridesmaids director and executive producer Paul Feig said during the PGA's Produced By conference.
Moderated by Gail Berman, newly-elected PGA co-president and chairman and CEO of The Jackal Group, whose projects include Buffy and Angel, the panel… Read