3 items from 2015
On Tuesday’s episode of Jeopardy!, contestant Nicholas Berube buzzed in to provide the corresponding question to this answer: "This Australian hip-hopper used the pet name/street name system to come up with her rap name."
The answer quickly went viral, and Berube even took to Twitter to apologize for his mixup.
Hey @Azealiabanks - I'm the guy on Jeopardy who mixed you up with Iggy Azalea. I apologize. I actually think you're awesome.
— Nicholas Berube (@nicholas_berube) January 21, 2015
To be fair, "Iggy Azalea »
In a rare move one of China’s censors has gone on the record to explain why popular TV drama “The Empress of China” was ordered off air for a re-edit.
Tian Jin, deputy director of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, said Wednesday that the show contained “unhealthy images.”
The period drama starring Fan Bingbing as the country’s only known empress, Wu Zetian, ran on satellite channel Hunan TV from Dec. 21 before it was taken off. When it reappeared on Jan. 1 many full-length and mid-length shots had been closely cropped to become headshots, eliminating the cleavage-revealing dresses that were the fashion of Wu’s era.
The re-edit provoked howls of criticism online that the industry regulators are absurdly over-protective. Before and after shots revealed that many of Fan’s multiple costume changes were rendered invisible.
It also sparked renewed calls for a rating system »
- Patrick Frater
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3 items from 2015
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