OK then, #MeToo. Long ago and far away, I had an academic superior who enjoyed sexually humiliating younger men. There was unwanted touching—always in social situations–but mainly it was about making suggestive remarks hinting that being a “hunk” was how I’d gotten hired. My “pretty little wife,” as she was insultingly called, got to stand […]
Both Trump and Mnuchin have run businesses accused of widespread racial discrimination and other predatory practices. They both represent the excessive wealth and greed of the billionaire developer and banker class.
As if determined to avoid the “do any of you even watch TV?” reaction that inevitably accompanies the Round Up of Usual Suspects known as the Emmy nominations, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association produced a jaw-dropping list of Golden Globe nominees on Thursday.
In the campaign for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, Hollywood’s loyalties were divided between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama. This time, Clinton is expected to face little primary competition — and the left-leaning entertainment industry is poised to become a major source of campaign cash.
OK, so about the hacking of certain actresses’ computer files and the posting of nude photos found therein: Can we be frank? There is, within every healthy, heterosexual man, something which, upon viewing an attractive woman clad scantily or not at all, stands a little straighter, smiles a little brighter, and breathes a quiet “Yowza” […]
If you’re one of the 40 million visitors to Los Angeles this year you’re probably going to want to blend in and not look like a tourist or business traveler. Of course everyone knows you’re not going to need the parka or down mittens, but if you really want to go native CNN has some […]
The FBI is looking into what millions of people are looking at: hacked photos of naked celebrities. Pictures from the formerly private collections of Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera and others are being posted for the world to see. We now hear that compromising pix of Kim Kardashian are also circulating. Shocking beyond words. […]
Los Angeles (AFP) – Apple said Tuesday a “targeted attack” led to the release of nude photos of celebrities including Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence but insisted there was no breach of its cloud storage system. The admission came as experts and lawyers said the hack was a wake-up call about the dangers posed by technology […]
By Andrew Khouri, Los Angeles Times The FBI and Apple Inc. said they were looking into reports that someone stole nude photos of celebrities and posted the racy images online. The photos, which included several of actress Jennifer Lawrence, circulated on various websites and social media platforms Sunday. A publicist for The Hunger Games star called […]
Los Angeles (AFP) – Nude photos purportedly showing many top stars, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and pop star Rihanna, bounced around social media, in an apparent massive hacking leak, U.S. media reported. “It’s so weird and hard how people take your privacy away from you,” Lawrence said in a tweet on Sunday. The actress’ agent, […]
By David Colker, Los Angeles Times Actor James Shigeta played the leading male role in the lavish movie musical “Flower Drum Song” in 1961. The year before, he won a Golden Globe as most promising newcomer. But after “Flower Drum Song” he never again played the leading man in a major film. “He was so […]
By Edward Colimore, The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — Frank Sinatra’s first New Jersey driver’s license with his last name misspelled sold for $15,757 while a collection of correspondence between “Gone with the Wind” author Margaret Mitchell and a Wyncote, Pa., fan went for $14,087. And Marilyn Monroe’s notated script from the movie “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” […]