Politics

The controversy of the U.S. recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has led to a backlash, threatening hopes of the city hosting the 2019 edition of the singing contest. When the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Israelis hoped other countries would follow suit. Instead, the move has created a backlash. The latest setback threatens…
June 22, 2018
“Not everyone in this administration blames this policy on the Democrats. Some say the policy doesn’t exist. Like Secretary of Homeland Security, and definitely not the descendant of immigrants, Kirstjen Nielsen,” said Stephen Colbert. Stephen Colbert is blasting President Trump and the Justice Department over the controversial “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which has resulted in…
June 18, 2018
Dubbed “The Blobfish Basketball Classic,” the late-night host and Texas senator took their feuding to the court for a charity game on Saturday. Sen. Ted Cruz emerged victorious after facing off against opponent Jimmy Kimmel on the basketball court Saturday. The final score was 11 to 9. After promoting the match-up dubbed “The Blobfish Basketball…
June 16, 2018
The president attacked the actor for his “F— Trump!” chant at the Tony Awards on Sunday night. President Donald Trump celebrated his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by taking to Twitter to attack Robert De Niro, who on Sunday night had chanted “Fuck Trump!” to the audience at the Tony Awards.…
June 12, 2018
Dramatic scenes, interviews and archival footage are employed in this genrebending account of the mysterious death of Cold War military scientist Frank Olson. I’ve always looked at my films as experimental in nature and that I should always be trying things that are risky. I know that I was blessed, I don’t know how else…
June 03, 2018
Shinzo Abe’s failure to congratulate Hirokazu Kore-eda for his film ‘Shoplifters’ is unusual in Japan, where leaders are usually quick to tout the international recognition and success of its citizens. The absence of a congratulatory call or message for Cannes Palme d’Or-winner Hirokazu Kore-eda from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has fueled speculation that the…
June 01, 2018
The comedian returned to the platform hours after her racist tweets aimed at Valerie Jarrett led to ABC canceling her hit sitcom. Roseanne Barr was back on Twitter on Tuesday night trying to defend herself, hours after she said she would leave the platform in the wake of racist tweets aimed at Valerie Jarrett that led…
May 30, 2018
No deal has yet been made, a source close to the situation said, and Avenatti told THR he’s not interested in TV. Television networks have been pitched a show concept starring Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti and Donald Trump confidante Anthony Scaramucci, though no deal has been struck, a source close to the situation confirmed…
May 17, 2018
The former communications director also dubbed Steve Bannon, “Adolf Bannon,” defended both Sean Hannity and Trump aide Kelly Sadler, and talked about what he would’ve done had he lasted longer in his White House position. On Monday’s The Opposition, former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci joined the continued conversation among politicians, media figures, and pundits…
May 15, 2018
Summer Zervos’ lawyer said she issued a subpoena for any ‘Apprentice’ material that features Zervos or Trump talking about her or discussing other female contestants in a sexual or inappropriate way. A former contestant on The Apprentice who has accused President Donald Trump of unwanted groping and kissing is seeking footage from the reality TV…
May 03, 2018
The festival co-founder continued to rail against the president, particularly for “dismissing facts and creating his own alternate reality,” at the closing night world premiere for the new Showtime documentary series ‘The Fourth Estate,’ which follows the ‘New York Times’ as it covers the first year of the Trump administration. For its closing night screening,…
April 29, 2018
Scandals involving shows in Brazil, Israel and the Philippines highlight the challenge for the streaming giant as it tries to grow internationally while staying above the local political fray. Netflix has long since gone global. The majority of the Netflix subscribers are already outside the United States and that global gap is only going to…
April 16, 2018
On his radio show, Hannity called Kimmel “Harvey Weinstein Jr.” and said he’s going to show more clips from ‘The Man Show’ on Fox News on Friday night. Sean Hannity used his radio show on Friday afternoon to escalate his feud with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, which began earlier in the week when Kimmel joked about Melania…
April 06, 2018