— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) January 8, 2018
Frances McDormand‘s win for best performance by an actress in a motion picture, drama at the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night was full of sass — but NBC might have been a tad eager to bleep out some of her speech.
The Oscar-winner, 60, gave a rousing acceptance speech after her win fro Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
While the list was full of snubs and surprises — including no nominations for The Big Sick or Wonder Woman and a Christopher Plummer shocker — Twitter seemed particularly miffed about the movie director category.
Familiar names like Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan and Guillermo del Toro were all honored this year, leaving out celebrated female directors Greta Gerwig, Patty Jenkins and Dee Rees.
Gerwig has been a revelation this year with the Saoirse Ronan starrer Lady Bird while Jenkins broke records with her summer blockbuster hit Wonder Woman. Rees
Bill Maher has issued an apology after he said the N-word during a conversation with Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse on Friday night’s episode of Real Time with Bill Maher.
“Friday nights are always my worst night of sleep because I’m up reflecting on the things I should or shouldn’t have said on my live show,” the comedian said in a statement on Saturday. “Last night was a particularly long night as I regret the word I used in the banter of a live moment. The word was offensive and I regret
Chance the Rapper is not mincing words when it comes to Bill Maher’s use of the n-word.
The Real Time with Bill Maher host sparked outrage after he referred to himself as a “house n—–” on Friday’s episode of the HBO show. Now, the 24-year-old rapper is asking the network to cut the comedian’s program.
“Please @HBO Do Not Air Another Episode Of Real Time With Bill Maher,” the rapper tweeted on Saturday. The post had been retweeted nearly 4,000 times in about an hour.
Maher used the racial slur during a
HBO has issued a statement after Bill Maher used the N-word during a conversation with Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse on Friday night’s episode of Real Time with Bill Maher.
“Bill Maher’s comment last night was completely inexcusable and tasteless,” the networks said in a statement to People. “We are removing his deeply offensive comment from any subsequent airings of the show.” (Maher’s rep did not respond to a request for comment.)
During the interview on Friday Maher, 61, sparked outrage when he responded to Sasse’s question, “Would you like to come
Another comedian is causing headlines for a less than funny “joke.”
Bill Maher used the N-word during a conversation with Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse on Friday night’s episode of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher.
Bill Maher is out here feeling way too comfortable and just used the N-word on his show. pic.twitter.com/JAojuSqn4j
— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) June 3, 2017
Maher, 61, responded to Sasse’s question, “Would you like to come work in the field with us?” with the N-word.
“Work in the fields?” Maher asked. “Senator, I’m a house n–.”
On Tuesday evening, the first lady “liked” writer Andy Ostroy’s tweet and viral Gif of her dramatic change in facial expressions at the inauguration when she smiled, then scowled, after the president glanced in her direction. In his anti-Trump tweet, Ostroy joked: “Seems the only #Wall @realDonaldTrump‘s built is the one between him and @Flotus #Melania #trump.”
A White House spokeswoman for Mrs. Trump did not immediately return People’s request for comment.
An unnamed passenger was violently removed from an aircraft at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday, after he refused to volunteer to give up his seat on an overbooked flight.
Passengers were offered up to $1000 to leave the flight and make room for United employees who needed the spots. When no one volunteered, United followed Department of Transportation procedures and
Tagged #OscarsWeNeed, the following standout tweets range from funny to downright poignant — serving as an opportunity to advocate for the creation of more accurate movie trailers (misleading trailers seem to the bane of one Twitter user’s existence) as well as shedding light on the lack of diversity in the film industry (both onscreen and behind-the-scenes).
Whether social media aficionados hope
The nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards were announced live at 8:18 a.m. Et on Tuesday, Jan. 24 – and promptly after, the online reactions started flooding in.
Some of the morning’s biggest surprises included Michael Shannon earning a Best Supporting Actor nod for Nocturnal Animals and Viggo Mortensen with a Best Actor nomination for Captain Fantastic.
Fans who tuned into the livestream first thing in the morning immediately took to Twitter to express surprise at some of the morning’s biggest snubs, which included Finding Dory and Sing boxed out for Best
The 35-year-old singer sent out a string of apology tweets after facing backlash for writing that he was "#inspired" by Williams' moving speech at the award show in which he spoke out about racial issues, social justice and cultural appropriation.
"I apologize to anyone that felt I was out of turn," he tweeted. I have nothing but Love For You And All Of Us –Jt"
It wasn't Timberlake's initial tweet that outraged many on
Given the nature of these projects and Hollywood’s vast platform, this wouldn’t be the first time the industry could bring change via entertainment ventures — like the spotlight Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s docu “Blackfish” put on Sea World, or how “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” lit a fire for mental health reform.
“I’m intrigued by football and brain injuries,” says producer Brian Grazer, noting that he touched on the subject in Imagine’s “Friday Night Lights” TV series. “Depending on the approach of these movies, they can penetrate the social consciousness and absolutely affect behavior.”
Sony Pictures, along with Scott Free Prods. and the Shuman Co.
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