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Brand reacted to Hannity’s segment, which the Fox personality introduced by asking, “Is America’s largest Muslim so-called civil rights activist showing sympathy to terrorists?,” on his YouTube series Trews
"One of the definitions of 'terrorist' is using intimidation to reach your goals," Brand said. "Who in that situation was behaving like a terrorist, using bullying, intimidation? Sean Hannity. That is where the terrorism is coming from."
"There’s no objective terrorism, there’s just different perspectives of violence,” the actor added. “No-one should be using violence, but if you’re going to judge violence pejoratively and negatively, and God knows we all should, then the people that are doing the most and »
Russell Brand and Sean Hannity are fighting over the Israel-Gaza conflict. The comedian posted a 12-minute YouTube clip featuring commentary on the Fox News host’s recent “Sympathy for Terrorists” segment, in which Hannity shouted at Palestinian-American guest Yousef Munayyer and demanded that he answer his question about whether Hamas is a terrorist organization. Photos Cable News' Biggest Hirings, Firings and Moves of 2013 Brand analyzed the clip in his Trews video series, cutting back and forth between the Fox News footage and his own take on it. The comedian first criticized the host’s appearance, saying “Sean Hannity
- Hilary Lewis
The latest episode of Russell Brand's web series, The Trews, has gone viral, with Russell taking on Fox News commentator Sean Hannity's coverage of the Israel-Palestine conflict. He starts by noting that Hannity looks an awful lot like the Ken doll in Toy Story 3, and then the video goes back and forth between the news anchor's segment and Russell's commentary. Russell says that Hannity is "not interested in truth," and that he's only "interested in pushing a particular perspective." At the end of the episode, Russell says, "One definition of terrorism is using intimidation to achieve your goals. Who in that situation was behaving like a terrorist? Using intimidation, bullying, being unreasonable: Sean Hannity." Watch the viral clip above, then check out Hannity's response below, in which he calls Russell "a D-list actor better known for his failed marriage to Katy Perry." »
Sean Hannity has fired back at “dumb and ignorant” comedian Russell Brand, who called Hannity ”childish,” “rude” and “unreasonable” a day earlier for screaming down a Palestinian-American guest while defending his position on the Gaza-Israel conflict. “Not funny… I feel so bad that Russell doesn't like my style of interviewing. Unfortunately, this out of work actor didn't stop at stylistic critiques,” Hannity said during a segment (above) on Wednesday before showing a clip of Brand sympathizing with Hamas fighting tactics. ”Russell, if you're watching, and I'm sure you will, take a close look at your TV, because I need to educate you, »
- Greg Gilman
Source: Getty / Denise Truscello Rob Kardashian weighed in on recent negative remarks that ex Adrienne Bailon made about him and Keeping Up With the Kardashians. He wrote, simply, "Fdb" while retweeting his sister Khloé Kardashian's response. Rob and Adrienne broke up in 2009 after he cheated on her with another woman. Chris Pratt says his premature son restored his faith in God. He said, "It restored my faith in God, not that it needed to be restored, but it really redefined it." Russell Brand slammed conservative Fox News host Sean Hannity over his remarks on Gaza, saying he looks like a "Ken doll from Toy Story 3." Watch Russell's response below. April Millsap, a 14-year-old girl whose body was found in Michigan last week, reportedly texted her boyfriend saying she thought she was being kidnapped. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million in damages from the estate of Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle. Jesse »
A Night at the Cinema in 1914, 1914
Fourteen short films to recreate a night at the cinema in 1914. It includes comedies, adventure films, travelogues and newsreels
Some people claim they are part of the “YouTube generation”. This is a generation whereby they digest their news, entertainment and education through bite size, under 10-minute videos. There is a sense that these YouTubers are viewer’s whose attention span is short and if videos are too long, they simply switch off. Comparatively, cinema in 1914 seemed to be primarily made up of shorts and bulletins that were bite size and included comic celebrities to round-off the screening. Considering many mornings will start off with a short viewing of Russell Brand’s ‘The Trews’, a video from a friends »
- Simon Columb
Russell Brand is not holding back when it comes to his views on Sean Hannity. In a new video posted to his popular YouTube channel, Brand shares his outrage about a recent Fox News segment centered around the Israel-Gaza conflict. While watching the Hannity clip, called "Sympathy for the Terrorists," Brand delivers a play-by-play of what is supposed to be a healthy debate. Instead, it turns into a yelling match. "He's not interested in truth," Brand proclaims after watching Hannity interrupt his two guests on the panel. "Sean Hannity is only interested in pushing a perspective." He adds, "Sean doesn't want an answer to his question. Sean wants to say more stuff »
In a sneak peek of the upcoming Rolling Stone issue, Katy Perry shares what you can expect from her future.
Katy Perry is on the cover of Roling Stone again, but this time, she's not holding back. She's talking about everything from her career, her exes, Madonna, motherhood, you name it.
In the issue that hits stands this Friday, Katy Perry describes herself as a "singer-songwriter masquerading as a pop star."
And while she may be the best selling singles artist in the United States, selling 72 million digital singles, she's looking for more to define her place in music.
Related: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Katy Perry
"I want to have a career. And I’m always planning for the future,” she tells Rolling Stone. "I started a record label, which kind of transitions me into being a boss and a CEO and having a company. You know, real adult s*it. No more dipping »
With each season of Breaking Bad, the show’s fan base grew, right up until showrunner Vince Gilligan decided that Walter White’s story had come to end after five seasons. But not everyone agreed with Gilligan’s choice. And as far as industry newcomer Larry Shepherd is concerned—spoiler!—Walt’s presumed death is not the final chapter of the story. And that’s exactly why he has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his own Breaking Bad spin-off titled Anastasia.
On the Anastasia Kickstarter page, Shepherd describes his series as picking up directly after Walter White’s collapse in the Breaking Bad finale, »
- Samantha Highfill
Alcoholism in the movies have been played for both dramatic and comical effect. In fact some of the binge drinking done on the big screen have garnered considerable praise and pathos resulting in many performers winning Oscars and Oscar nominations based on this very serious addiction.
The alcoholic in cinema is larger in life because it is a societal reflection of the demons and destruction that affect millions of people globally. Film allows for the liberty to use creative licenses to highlight the physical and psychological pain and false feelings of pleasure to convey the true face of alcoholism and its hold on fictional characterizations that are bound by the poisonous allure of the bottle. However heavy-handed or hearty it may seem in portraying the detached drinker or happy drunk one thing is for certain…the depth and dimensional range of the chronic cinema sipper has never disappointed in giving »
- Frank Ochieng
Despite uttering the infamous line "you can't win anything with kids", Alan Hansen went on to become one of the longest-running and most well-respected football pundits in the UK.
With a place to fill, Digital Spy has selected 11 potential candidates to replace Hansen as the next full-time pundit from the 2014/15 season onwards.
1. Gary Neville
The BBC may be tempted to sensationally poach arguably the best pundit working today in Gary Neville. Sky are highly unlikely to let the older Neville leave, but he would bring a modern, technology-filled touch to proceedings. Despite only working on TV for a couple of seasons, he has already built a reputation as an intelligent expert, rather than just an ex-player saying a few words on screen. »
Moreso a tremendous character actor in a pro wrestling ring than just another grappler on the World Wrestling Entertainment roster, Glen Jacobs’ near two-decade run as Kane in WWE has had more than its share of unusual moments. For the past 20 years, the way that the emotionally scarred brother of the walking undead Undertaker has related to both men and women on the roster has provided the most ridiculous, emotional, intriguing and always most gripping of moments.
For a ghastly pale seven foot tall man lacking eyebrows, Kane’s been in love more times than Elizabeth Taylor, married more times than Russell Brand, had more public meltdowns about romance than Rihanna, been more violent in and out of love than Chris Brown, and had more family strife than Ozzy, Sharon, Jack and Kelly Osbourne combined.
From his bizarre teenage (pre-wrestling) love affair with Katie Vick, to impregnating Lita with his demon seed, »
- Marcus K. Dowling
I’m back! It’s been a long time and I apologise for that, moving house turned out to be a far far longer process than I anticipated or had been led to believe. Three weeks turned into six, six weeks turned into three months and now here we are.
Aside from the length of time it takes, moving house was a real eye opener in other areas too. Specifically in terms of how I inform you week on week of all of this wonderful content available to stream and then how you have to put up with lacklustre delivery from various ISPs. I was living in someone else’s house on a connection that was not my own, not wanting to name names but there is one of the big three ISP’s in the UK which boasts about having one of, if not the, fastest broadband delivery on »
- Chris Holt
Andrew Rannells talks to Playbill about stepping into the shoes of Hedwig after Neil Patrick Harris finishes his run, and why audiences respond so well to the show. “I think she wants what we all want. She wants to be loved and to find love. I think it’s kind of as simple as that. She compromises a lot in the name of finding love… The journey that she goes on, at least in broad strokes, is pretty universal. Anybody who is searching for something better for themselves can relate to what she goes through. She wanted something better. She wanted to get out of East Berlin. She wanted something more, and the cost of that was very high for her.” Rannells also notes what we all suspected but hadn’t seen confirmed in an interview, »
- Ed Kennedy
Russell Brand is continuing to use his spare time to critique the media on YouTube, and concluded this week that Bill O'Reilly's entire argument against illegal immigration “is rubbish and based on bigotry. The Fox News opinion host said children, specifically, who enter the U.S. illegally “are not going to compete” in the competitive market place, because of a lack of skills and understanding of the English language. Brand, who previously called the cable news network a “fanatic terrorist propagandist organization,” doesn't agree. See video: Bill O'Reilly Fears U.S. Becoming ‘Nation of Witch Hunters’ for Racists “I've lived in Los Angeles. »
- Greg Gilman
They don't care if he's on the run! In their highly-anticipated joint On the Run Tour, Beyonce and Jay Z featured the mugshots of celebrities as background visuals. Hova included his own mugshot, Tupac's, Diddy's, 50 Cent's, Robert Downey Jr.'s, Russell Brand's, and even Justin Bieber's. The 20-year-old was arrested in Miami this past January for drag racing and DUI. He grinned in his mugshot, which was widely circulated. Though some of the "Boyfriend" singer's loyal followers, or Beliebers, took offense to the couple's decision, Bieber doesn't seem [...] »
The touring power couple showed a slew of celeb mugshots and reminded everyone that "even the greatest can fall."
Power couple Beyonce and Jay Z are on their On The Run tour, and they took the opportunity during their packed show to poke a little fun at Justin Bieber and a whole lot of other celebs who've found themselves getting booked after an arrest.
The duo reminded the audience that "even the greatest can fall!"
As they delivered these words of wisdom, Justin's wide-smiling mugshot flashed on the massive screens behind them, along with a slew of other infamously arrested celebs.
Many fans in attendance tweeted about the mug shot during the concert. »
Khloé Kardashian got a Jeep from French Montana - Us Weekly Why did Miss Delaware lose her crown? - Et Inside Daniel Radcliffe's romance with Erin Drake - Gossip Girl Little-known facts about the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - HuffPost Celebrity Can Lindsay Lohan fulfill her onstage commitment? - Lainey Gossip Track star Alysia Montano runs an 800-meter race while pregnant - People Proof that Helen Mirren has always been a babe - BuzzFeed Eddie Murphy is set to star in a Beverly Hills Cop reboot - Pink Is the New Blog Rapper Angel Haze confirms her relationship with Ireland Baldwin - Dlisted Chanel Iman rocks a pink bikini in Mexico - Hollywood Tuna Russell Brand has words for Fox News - The Superficial Chloë Moretz picks up an exciting award - JustJared Source: Getty / D Dipasupil »
- Brittney Stephens
Russell Brand is blasting Fox News after host Jeanine Pirro recently went on a controversial rant about Iraq and the U.S's response to the growing threat of the Islamic militant group Isis within the country. On her show Justice With Judge Jeanine, the legal expert criticized President Barack Obama's decision to send several hundred military experts to Iraq and went so far as to label Iraq's neighboring country Iran "the devil." "Iran is not the devil and referring to them as such is incendiary and provocative," Brand says in a video posted on YouTube. Pirro later refers to Isis as a "fanatical religious terrorist organization." "So is Fox News," Brand said, »
The panelists of “The View” got heated on Thursday when guest host Will Cain said Russell Brand‘s critique of Fox News was part of a pattern of people being outraged over “words.” “I think it's part of this whole trend we have. We elevate words to the most harmful thing in society. How dare you say something that could offend somebody?” Cain said. “How dare you say something that hurts my feelings? Why have we gone to this place where words are the worst thing?” Also read: Kevin Hart Tussles With CNN's Don Lemon Over ‘Redskins’ Controversy: ‘Don't Compare It to the. »
- James Crugnale
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