Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Chelsea Handler writes in Playboy about having 2 abortions when she was 16
Comedian Chelsea Handler in an article titled My Choice for Playboy details how two abortions she got as a teenager through Planned Parenthood kept her life on track. www.playboy.com  
Jesse Williams speech at BET Awards: police somehow manage to deescalate, disarm and not kill white people every day

Here is Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams speech Sunday night after receiving BET’s Humanitarian Award at the annual award show.


Jesse Williams: we’re going to have equal rights and justice in our own country or we will restructure their function in ours
Jesse Williams, 34, plays Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey’s Anatomy and is active in the Black Lives Matter movement. Debra Lee, chairwoman and CEO of BET, said he is a “tireless champion of change, and a voice for the voiceless."
Daniel Radcliffe says "never say never" to Harry Potter return
Daniel Radcliffe was asked if he could be tempted to take a role as an adult Harry Potter. “The circumstances would have to be pretty extraordinary. But then I am sure Harrison Ford
Lena Dunham criticizes Kanye West's music video Famous
In a lengthy Facebook post sent Monday, Lena Dunham slammed Kanye West's new music video Famous as an attack on women and 'one of the most disturbing "artistic" efforts in recent memory'.
Rupert Everett has every right to call Caitlyn Jenner a man
Andrea Peyser: Openly gay English actor and writer Rupert Everett fired a kill shot at the trans-industrial complex, whose shock troops advance the probable fiction that some people born as boys
Hamilton is making other Broadway shows close fast
Michael Riedel: Shuffle Along reviews were respectful, but in today’s feast or famine Broadway, respectful isn’t enough. The show is closing. Producers are starting to realize that Hamilton isn’t lifting all boats. It’s sinking quite a few.
Mel Brooks, master of the parody, turns 90
From horror films to historical dramas, Mel Brooks has poked fun at every film genre in the books. After parodying Hitler and the Nazis in the 60s, he didn't shy away from anything else. Brooks turns 90 on June 28.
Westworld producers on future shock series: Reality will be boring
HBO’s mysterious Westworld, the long delayed sci-fi Western, upgrades Michael Crichton’s 1973 androids run amuck thriller for the new millennium. Totally reengineered by
Billy Zane thinks Rose should have gone back to 'misunderstood' Cal in Titanic
Billy Zane believes that Rose should have stayed with his character Cal in Titanic. You know, her possessive fiancé Cal, the one who psychologically abused her, slapped her round the face and tried to shoot her as she ran through the sinking ship with Jack.
Jesse Williams, who has a white mother and a black father, believes white America is the problem
Joel B. Pollak: "Jesse Williams speech at BET Awards has been called courageous. The truth: it takes no courage to tell an audience of black entertainers that white America is the problem. If
The womanizing, gambling loving spy who inspired James Bond
Dusko Popov, a Yugoslavian double agent during World War II, may well have been the man who inspired fiction’s most famous spy. - James Bond. That’s the case Larry Loftis makes in
China bans Lady Gaga after her meeting with the Dalai Lama
Lady Gaga has reportedly been added to a list of hostile foreign forces banned by China’s Communist party after she met with the Dalai Lama to discuss yoga.
Mark Zuckerberg is building a 6 foot wall around his $100 million Hawaiian holiday plantation
Billionaire Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has annoyed locals on the Hawaiian holiday island of Kauai after be began construction a large stone wall around his $100million 750-acre retreat.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah tweeted: Celebrate the #SCOTUS ruling! Go knock someone up in Texas!
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah was excoriated for a tweet about the Supreme Court ruling striking down restrictions on abortion providers in Texas. It said: "Celebrate the #SCOTUS ruling! Go knock someone up in Texas!
Vanessa Hudgens accused of cultural appropriation for wearing dreamcatcher in her hair
Vanessa Hudgens, 27, was accused of cultural appropriation after she posed for a photo which highlighted her long luscious locks decorated with a purple dreamcatcher (hair extensions which are 100% european remy hair.).
Jeff Bridges: I don’t dig Trump
Jeff Bridges: "I don’t dig Trump or follow what he has to say, but I find it fascinating that he’s surfaced in the political arena. But I’m a Hillary supporter and I don’t go the Trump way.”
Disney Princesses promote negative body image for girls: study
The image portrayed by the Disney Princesses can cause damaging attitudes towards body image, says a new report. Year long research shows that the culture of the Disney mainstays, seen
Justin Timberlake responds to Jesse Williams that "we are the same": are we?
Justin Timberlake tweeted to his 55.6 million followers, that he was “inspired” by the Jesse Williams speech at BET Awards. This didn’t go over well. Timberlake is a white man whose fame has come from emulating black culture .
CNN hiring of Corey Lewandowski continue to infuriate staff
CNN’s hiring of fired Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and his rumored $500,000 paycheck, continue to infuriate the staff.
Charlie Daniels: I try to make faith the number one thing in my life
Country music legend Charlie Daniels, 79, said: "I want everything I do to be affected by my faith. I'm a Christian so I want everything I do to fall in line with my Christianity and beliefs."
Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift are inseparable in Rome
Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston have barely spent a moment apart in two weeks. They are currrently in Rome, Italy.
Charlie Daniels: Musicians for gun control don’t know anything about guns
Country music legend Charlie Daniels said the 200 musicians (Cher, Billy Joel, Barbra Streisand) who signed Billboard's letter to Congress “don’t know anything about guns.”
Ignore Daniel Radcllffe when it comes to Brexit
Andrea Peyser: "British actor Daniel Radcliffe is among a bunch of insufferable entitled Brits with enough money and bodyguards to ensure they likely have no contact with immigrants other than those who fetch their food or clean up their messes."
Off Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen to move to Broadway
Dear Evan Hansen, the musical,about a teenager with social anxiety whose stature is transformed when the school bully kills himself is opening on
Bill Maher on Brexit immigration: Is it really xenophobia if you have something to fear?
Bill Maher: "I hear a lot of talk today about xenophobia and is it really phobia if you have something to be afraid of? Fifty-two percent of British Muslims think being gay should be illegal."
Quote of the day
Jesse Williams

People are getting more comfortable being political. We live here, we pay taxes, we should be able to talk about it. Just because I can dunk or act doesn't mean I have to shut the hell up about issues that actually impact me and my people."

New York Daily News
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