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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

President Donald Trump believes there IS collusion with the Russians – only it’s NBC’s Saturday Night Live that may be the guilty party. The Commander-in-Tweet today called on the Federal Election Commission and/or the Federal Communications Commission to investigate the “not funny/no talent” comedy show, which loves to parody the President. Trump claimed it was “truly incredible” that the show’s skewering of him was like “an advertisement without consequences” for his… Read

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President Trump Backs Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro After Her Saturday Night Absence

UPDATE: Keeping up the Fox News attack later in the day, President Trump tweeted Sunday that two hosts on the channel appeared to be trained by CNN, his least-favorite news outlet. "Were @FoxNews weekend anchors, @ArthelNeville and @LelandVittert, trained by CNN prior to their ratings collapse?" Trump posted. " In any event, that's where they should be working, along with their lowest rated anchor, Shepard Smith!" Smith has been critical of Trump on his show, but there… Read

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition

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It was “round up the usual suspects” on Saturday for President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed. The early returns commentary on the President’s veto Friday of the joint resolution by Congress blocking his Emergency Declaration was spotlighted by Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs, with former ICE director Thomas Homan and the social media team of Diamond & Silk providing pro-Trump commentary on the President’s first veto. President Trump also weighed in with some outside… Read

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Felicity Huffman Deletes Social Media Accounts In Wake Of College Bribery Scandal

Mocked mercilessly on social media, actress Felicity Huffman today deleted her Instagram and Twitter accounts. The former Desperate Housewives star is out on $250,000 bail for her alleged involvement in a college admissions cheating scandal. Huffman used the social media accounts mostly for inspirational posts, and had almost 600,000 Instagram followers; her Twitter count isn’t known. Professional comedians had a field day with Huffman’s dilemma, and regular posters were… Read

Film

Peter Bart: Industry’s Gender-Equality Movement Making Strides On Its Complex Path

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Women dominated the box office last weekend, if not news coverage in general — reminding us that the movement, as it unfolds, continues to teach us, please us and occasionally confuse us. Each week brings us new heroines and villains, as well as new expressions: Consider “gender fatigue,” “microsensitivity” or “the new separatism.” Even book titles reflect a new lexicon: How to Date Men When You Hate Men is Blythe Roberson's latest entry. Brie Larson has turned out to be… Read

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SXSW Hits The ‘Highway’ With Ethan Hawke, Plus Kevin Costner And Woody Harrelson, At Sunday World Premieres

With so much activity — politically, musically, and movie-wise — going on at SXSW now, it is easy to get lost in the crowd. There’s just so much there. Deadline’s Dino-Ray Ramos has been on the scene covering it all including openings of the hot-ticket films like opener Jordan Peele’s Us,  Matthew McConaughey in Beach Bum, and Long Shot with Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron in the unlikely pairing for a new rom-com. This year's SXSW features 131 feature films including 101… Read

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SNL: Stereotypical Actor Casting Gets Spanked On ‘Can I Play That?’

Hollywood is the land of hopes and dreams, but it definitely lives within a set of rules. Never is that more clear than with the advent of Twitter, where opinions flow and instant judgments are final. Saturday Night Live took that one step further with its parody game show Can I Play That? On the show, three working actors are questioned about who, exactly, can play a potential role – Michael Jackson, Caitlyn Jenner, an astronaut, the President of the United… Read

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President Donald Trump Twitter – The Sunday Edition

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It’s Sunday morning, which means political analysis on current events dominates the morning talk shows. Face The Nation, This Week, Meet The Press and President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed are all part of the menu. The Commander-in-Tweet again stated his case this morning for his own fabulousness, touting his economic achievements and historical record. The tub-thumping has become a regular feature of the Trump tweetstorm, which rewards friends, punishes enemies, touts… Read

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President Trump Hits Back Hard At TV Pundit Ann Coulter: “Wacky Nut Job”

President Donald Trump has lashed out against media commentator Ann Coulter, the woman who once wrote a book lauding his 2016 campaign, calling her a “wacky nut job” for criticizing his approach to border control. Coulter, a frequent television and radio presence, wrote In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome, a New York Times best-seller that asked conservatives, moderates, and disgruntled Democrats to embrace Trump. However, Coulter has lately been on the attack against… Read

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Saturday Edition

It’s been a quiet morning on President Trump’s Twitter account so far. That’s because the Commander-in-Tweet is out celebrating International Women’s Day, albeit a day late. The White House reports President Trump is engaging this morning in a round of golf with Lexi Thompson, who has more than $8 million in career earnings on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) circuit. Before heading to the links, the President did manage a tweet reporting on The Wall and… Read

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Corey Feldman Changes Stance On Michael Jackson Doc ‘Leaving Neverland’

Corey Feldman has softened his position on the Michael Jackson HBO documentary Leaving Neverland. After calling the film “one sided” in a Monday interview – before Part II aired – and experiencing a firestorm of online criticism, Feldman came back two days later to say it’s very important to consider all sides of the documentary’s contentions. Feldman was friends with Jackson, and now says he can no longer defend him. Declaring that it has been "a very emotional time for… Read

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Roseanne Barr Attacks #MeToo, Hollywood, Kamala Harris In Candace Owens Interview

A new interview with defrocked TV star Roseanne Barr claims the originators of the #MeToo movement are “Hos” and had harsh words for Sen. Kamala Harris, Christine Blasey Ford and others. In an interview with Fox News host Candace Owens on the Candace Owens Show, Barr let loose with a verbal slam on the women whose stories created the worldwide movement against sexual harassment. "They're pretending that they didn't go to trade sexual favors for money," Barr said, asking… Read