Friday, December 19, 2014
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Hollywood cowardice: George Clooney on why Sony stood alone in North Korean cyberterror attack
Sony Pictures was the victim of a cyberterrorist act perpetrated by a hostile foreign nation on American soil. The most powerful people in Hollywood were so fearful  
Scott Rudin in hacked Sony e mail says: Angelina Jolie is seriously out of her mind

A further leaked email between Sony Pictures co-chairperson Amy Pascal and movie producer Scott Rudin reveals Rudin again harshly criticizing  

George Clooney attacks press and Hollywood over Sony hack fallout: Nobody stood up
George Clooney: “Do whatever you can to get this movie (The Interview) out. Not because everybody has to see the movie, but because I’m not going
White House says Sony hack is a serious national security matter
"The suspected North Korea computer attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is a “serious national security matter,” saidd White House press secretary Josh Earnest.
Whoopi Goldberg to Rosie O'Donnell: You are a white lady telling me what is racist to you
Rosie O'Donnell; "I have a black kid at my house, Whoopi. I have a black kid I raise!" Whoopi said: "That is not the same thing"; Rosie said:"You don't have to be black to know what racism is". Whoopi said "Yes, you do".
Rosie O'Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg have heated argument about racism on The View
Whoopi Goldberg said: “You guys need to know what real racism is ... Racism is when someone comes up and says (expletive) and die. That's racist.”
Celebrities lose millions of Instagram followers
Celebs with impressive numbers of followers on Instagram may not be as popular as they think. The social media site recently told all users, “Your number of followers has changed. We just completed a fix to remove spammy accounts.”
Chris Rock: I stopped playing colleges because of their willingness not to offend anybody
Chris Rock: "I stopped playing colleges, and the reason is because they’re way too conservative…. Not in their political views -
Celebrities react to Sony decision to cancel The Interview
Here's what Hollywood stars are saying: Judd Apatow: "I think it is disgraceful that these theaters are not showing The Interview. Will they pull any movie that gets an anonymous threat now?"
Angelina Jolie, Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin discuss Cleopatra via e mail
Messages leaked by as of yet unidentified hackers and obtained by Gawker show the slow fragmenting of Sony co chairman Amy Pascal and
Movie world fears for freedom of speech as North Korea comedy The Interview is canceled
Sony Pictures' decision to cancel the release of its madcap comedy about North Korea after threats from hackers has caused consternation in the movie world and triggered concerns about freedom of expression.
People Magazine Awards were ridiculous
Roger Friedman: More back slapping and self congratulating: People magazine gave out awards in Hollywood. Kate Hudson was
Kate Hudson named Celebrity Role Model of theYear by People Magazine
Kate Hudson named the Celebrity Role Model Of The Year Award by People Magazine. "This is a beautiful honor. Life is a journey with its ups and downs, its challenges and its triumphs. Don't ever let anyone ever push you around."
Sony e mails say State Department blessed Kim Jong-Un assassination in The Interview
CEO Michael Lynton showed a rough cut of the movie to U.S. officials before moving ahead. Now hackers are threatening to bomb any theater that shows it.
The Interview and Mohammad film we condemned NOT In same category: State Department
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki denied any similarity between the now canceled Sony film The Interview, which mocks North Korea’s supreme leader, and The Innocence of Muslims, a film the State Department officially condemned.
Hackers win: The Interview is canceled across America
In a statement from Sony Pictures, they said the film The Interview starring Seth Rogen and James Franco is now officially canceled.
Did orgy scene in The Interview with Kim Jong Un and JamesFranco cause problems?
Did Kim Jong Un object to being seen in The Interview shirtless in bed with a shirtless James Franco’s character Dave Skylark and a bevy of beauties after a night of debauchery.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's next project is a Broadway production of School of Rock
Andrew Lloyd Webber will write new music for the musical School of Rock as well as incorporating songs from the movie, which included Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song and Edge of Seventeen by Stevie Nicks.
Kanye West spends $74,000 on North's Christmas gifts (diamond tiara and mini SUV)
Kim Kardashian said she didn't want her daughter North to grow up spoiled. Her husband Kanye West, has reportedly spent $74,000 on 18 month old North's Christmas presents this year.
Kris and Bruce Jenner are officially divorced after 22 year marriage
Kris and Bruce Jenner have finalized their divorce. A Los Angeles judge has signed documents in the case. Neither star will receive spousal support and Kim will keep the family home.
Sony e mails say studio executive picked Kim Jong-Un as the villain of The Interview
Hacked emails reveal that Sony execs didn’t take the threat from North Korea seriously and that a CIA agent and a former Hillary Clinton aide looked at the film’s script.
Quote of the day

"Well, the English don’t often brush their teeth, so I thought I’d make an effort".

Vulture in New York Magazine
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