Saturday, June 19, 2021
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Singer Macy Gray: the American flag no longer represents Democracy and freedom
Grammy winning singer Macy Gray in an op-ed bashed the American flag as “tattered, dated, divisive, and incorrect”. Gray says it is time for a “new flag” that “represents ALL of us,” as Old Glory “no longer represents democracy and freedom.”  
Billy Porter criticizes casting "straight black men" to play gay characters

Emmy winning Hollywood star Billy Porter has called out fellow actor Jeffrey Wright for playing a gay character in Angels in America, noting that Wright is a “straight black man.”  

Macy Gray: For Juneteenth, America needs a new flag that all of us can honor
Singer Macy Gray says the American flag should be redesigned to represent all Americans. "The Smithsonian documents that the “white” stripes represent purity and innocence. America is great. It is beautiful. Pure, it ain’t. It is broken and in pieces.
Michael Costello slams Chrissy Teigen and John Legend after singer calls his DMs completely fake
The Project Runway alum fired back after Teigen's reps and her husband said he fabricated Instagram messages that showed the former model bullying him.
98 Degrees reveals the Britney Song they passed on
Some of the songs they passed up (a little tune called Bye Bye Bye; almost The Hardest Thing, which they only did at the label's request and it turned out to be one of their biggest hits; Jeff
Braunwyn Windham-Burke reveals what hurts most about RHOC exit
Still feeling the sting! Braunwyn Windham-Burke opened about her Real Housewives of Orange County exit after being cut from the Bravo franchise earlier this month — and why Andy Cohen‘s reaction “hurt the most.”
Anthony Mackie on Sam and Bucky’s "bromance" on Falcon and Winter Soldier
Anthony Mackie: “The idea of two guys being friends and loving each other in 2021 is a problem because of the exploitation of homosexuality. It used to be guys can be friends, we can hang out, and it was cool.
Usher attends signing to make Juneteenth a federal holiday
Usher, who penned a moving op-ed last year about the importance of Juneteenth, was in the audience at the White House as President Biden signed the bill on Thursday, which he called an "incredible moment."
Sesame Street takes a big leap for LGBTQ visibility, introduces gay dads with a daughter
This week, the iconic children’s show dropped a very special episode called “Family Day,” introducing two gay dads, Frank (Alex Weisman) and Dave (the brother of Nina, played by Chris Costa, who works as a bike store owner on the street), and their daughter, Mia (Olivia Perez).
Bill Maher on Lin-Manuel Miranda's pathetic groveling to the woke mob
Bill Maher: "The committee that makes note of everyone's skin tone took note of it. I don't think that you have to apologize to Twitter! For f**k's sake. This is why people hate Democrats. It's cringy. At
Taylor Swift announces new re-recorded album Red (Taylor’s version)
The singer has confirmed that the next re-recorded album she’ll release is a new version of Red. The record—aptly called Red (Taylor’s Version)—will arrive November 19.
Intern blamed for HBO Max email snafu receives outpouring of support online
After WarnerMedia blamed an unnamed intern for an errant test email message sent to HBO Max subscribers this week, the internet responded with a flood of good vibes for the gaffester.
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick deny hooking up since their split
In a sneak peek of part 2 of the Keeping up with the Kardashians reunion, both of the exes say they haven't had sex since their 2015 breakup. "People cannot believe that, but we have not. For real," Kourtney, 42, says, with Scott quipping, "How annoying."
John Legend claims designer Michael Costello fabricated direct messages from Chrissy Teigen
John Legend tweeted that direct messages between fashion designer and former Project Runway contestant Michael Costello and Chrissy Teigen, in which she allegedly bullied him, are illegitimate.
Chris Harrison got $9M payout from ABC amid Bachelor exit
Harrison’s exit package was not a significant eight-figure payout. Instead, he received roughly $10 million — a combination of a $9 million exit settlement, plus remaining contractual fees — upon leaving the job he held since 2002.
Rose Byrne battles inner bully, rocks leotards in Physical
In Apple TV's new dark comedy series "Physical," Rose Byrne plays an ambitious woman with an eating disorder who begins to find happiness in the world of 1980s aerobics, leotards and all.
Pee-wee star John Paragon’s cause of death revealed by coroner
According to the Riverside County Coroner, Paragon died on April 3 from “cardiovascular disease with other significant conditions of chronic alcohol abuse.” He was 66 years old.
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!, sitcom with Jamie Foxx, cancelled at Netflix
Netflix has opted not to proceed with a second season of Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!, a father-daughter comedy starring and executive produced by Oscar winner Jamie Foxx.
Gwen Stefani throws sweet surprise party for Bestie Blake Shelton's birthday (photos)
The singer shared videos and photos of Blake Shelton's surprise birthday party. The soon-to-be-married couple were surrounded by close friends and family as they celebrated his 45th birthday.
Jennifer Hudson and Carole King’s cut from Aretha Franklin biopic (audio)
Aretha Franklin’s great career and irrepressible talents will be in focus for the biopic Respect, the soundtrack for which will feature the sole original, “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)," cowritten by Jennifer Hudson and Carole King.
Britney Spears admits she has no idea if she’ll ever perform live again
In an Instagram Q&A, the singer was asked about whether she saw herself doing any live shows in the future. “I have no idea,” she replied. “I’m having fun right now. I’m in transition in my life and I’m enjoying myself. So, that’s it.”
Vin Diesel teases Cardi B's cameo in F9
The rapper has a small role in the upcoming movie F9, and Vin Diesel said that she delivers quite the performance. Vin teased, "What she did was, she came into this movie and approached it like a thespian and left all of her musical accolades at the door."
Millie Bobby Brown, boyfriend Jake Bongiovi take their new love to the streets
Millie Bobby Brown and Bon Jovi’s son, Jake Bongiovi, made their public debut as a couple, affectionately holding hands while strolling around New York.
Quote of the day
Bill Maher

“If you think America is more racist now than ever, more sexist than before women could vote and more homophobic than when blow jobs were a felony, you have #Progressophobia and you should adjust your mask because its covering your eyes.”

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