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Author: 0 Director Morgan Spurlock admits to harassment

Producers of another documentary set to premiere at Sundance next month also said Friday they were distancing themselves from Spurlock. The documentary filmmaker says he posted the explosive statement in response to other celebrities being exposed for alleged sexual abuse.

Culture Eminem offering 'mom's spaghetti' in Detroit
Author: 0 Eminem offering 'mom's spaghetti' in Detroit

Ever since rapper Eminem released his song "Lose Yourself" for the 2001 film 8 Mile , fans have made countless memes and punchlines about one particular lyric. In the 2002 movie " 8 Mile ", when Eminem's character Rabbit is shown in what is depicted as the Shelter club getting ready to rap battle and loses his lunch.

Culture Vince McMahon Could Be Considering An XFL Reboot
Author: 0 Vince McMahon Could Be Considering An XFL Reboot

So to break this down: Vince McMahon is starting a company outside of WWE called "Alpha Entertainment" that will invest into a variety of sports & entertainment projects, which could very well include the revival of the XFL. A recent documentary about the league, This Was the XFL, premiered on ESPN back on Febuary 2 as part of the 30 for 30 documentary series. The special also said that the biggest downfall to the league wasn't the presentation but rather that the players only had ...

Culture Oscar Isaac in talks to voice Gomez in animated 'Addams Family' movie
Author: 0 Oscar Isaac in talks to voice Gomez in animated 'Addams Family' movie

Sausage Party director Conrad Vernon will helm the movie, and Pamela Pettler ( Corpse Bride, Monster House ) will pen the script alongside Matt Lieberman. There's no word on who they're considering to voice the other members of the family, since, according to Tracking Board , "MGM is waiting to close its deal with Isaac first before moving on to the rest of the family".

Culture Kentucky hols off Virginia Tech, 93-86
Author: 0 Kentucky hols off Virginia Tech, 93-86

Eighth-ranked Kentucky (9-1) is the polar opposite. After Hill's three-point with 1:17 left drew Virginia Tech within 85-83, Diallo countered with a three-pointer, and Green, another member of the Wildcats' heralded freshman class, made two foul shots to put Kentucky in front, 90-83.

Culture The Decemberists sang 'Ben Franklin's Song' for Lin-Manuel Miranda
Author: 0 The Decemberists sang 'Ben Franklin's Song' for Lin-Manuel Miranda

We saw a production of it in NY past year and we can tell you: it's very very good. The Decemberists have put their own Decemberist-y twist on a song titled " Ben Franklin's Song ", which hears Meloy declaring himself "Benjamin Fucking Franklin" and saying things like, "Early to bed, bitches, early to rise".

Culture Dustin Hoffman Denies New Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Author: 0 Dustin Hoffman Denies New Sexual Misconduct Allegations

After taking Thomas and one of his daughters out to dinner, the daughter returned to her mother's home. "I didn't know what to do in the circumstance", she said. She said she was briefly in the recording booth with the actor when he stuck his hand "down my pants" and violated her with his fingers for about 15 to 20 seconds.

Culture Peter Jackson: Weinstein Made Me Blacklist Ashley Judd
Author: 0 Peter Jackson: Weinstein Made Me Blacklist Ashley Judd

Judd and Sorvino are among dozens of women who have accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct. Jackson says he made a conscious decision to never work with him again. The Lord of the Rings trilogy was initially in development with Weinstein's Miramax company, before being passed to New Line Cinema. "They weren't the type of guys I wanted to work with - so I haven't", he said.

Culture Mauricio Pellegrino bemoans
Author: 0 Mauricio Pellegrino bemoans "awful" Southampton display

Leicester manager Claude Puel will have Shinji Okazaki available, despite the Japan worldwide suffering a head injury against Newcastle. Robert Huth (ankle) and Matty James (Achilles) remain out but Puel is hopeful the pair will soon be available as they step up their respective recoveries.

Culture Adele in tears as she pays tribute to Grenfell Tower fire victims
Author: 0 Adele in tears as she pays tribute to Grenfell Tower fire victims

Mourners hold photos of victims and white roses. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , Prince Harry , the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall spoke to some of those affected by the tragedy after joining the congregation. The memorial's organiser, Graham Tomlin, Bishop of Kensington told the congregation to look to the New Year with "hope" of change, saying he would like to see the word "Grenfell" associated not with "sorrow", but with "the time we learnt a new and better way - to ...

Culture Giovanni Pernice calls Debbie McGee 'gorgeous' ahead of the Strictly final
Author: 0 Giovanni Pernice calls Debbie McGee 'gorgeous' ahead of the Strictly final

I was not expecting to inspire so many people. Debbie: It's been absolutely fantastic and I just can't believe it. Like past year, there is no elimination after two dances, so all four couples are dancing all three dances; and there is also no return of the much-loved half hour break in the middle which used to give the poor liveblogger a chance to eat, stretch and go for a wee.

Culture Beauty queens' 'peace and love' selfie results in death threats
Author: 0 Beauty queens' 'peace and love' selfie results in death threats

In Arabic , Sarah Idan said Gandelsman told her 'she hopes that one day there will be peace between the two religions (Judaism and Islam)' Gandelsman, 19, posted on her own Instagram account: 'This is Miss Iraq and she's unbelievable'. Idan also defended the photo in a separate Arabic language post on Instagram . "I apologise to everyone who saw it as an insult to the Palestinian cause - this was not its objective", she clarified in a statement in Arabic .

Culture Hollywood awards choose all-female presenters
Author: 0 Hollywood awards choose all-female presenters

This year's nominations are led by Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri in the film categories, and Big Little Lies , GLOW and Stranger Things in the TV categories. Israel, ESQ ". As films such as Django Unchained , The Wolf of Wall Street , and Selma learned in the past, it's sometimes an uphill battle to score nominations from the Screen Actors Guild Awards with year-end releases (screeners are often sent out last-minute, meaning voters are forced to play catch-up).

Culture Joe Biden Comforts Meghan McCain About John McCain's Cancer Battle
Author: 0 Joe Biden Comforts Meghan McCain About John McCain's Cancer Battle

In an appearance on The View , Ms McCain dissolved into tears as she noted her father had been diagnosed with the same cancer as Beau Biden . Beau Biden passed away from the same cancer in 2015. Biden said his son also drew courage from John McCain . "And look, there's a lot of things happening, any of you that have somebody who is diagnosed with glioblastoma , which is about as bad as it gets, there's breakthroughs that are occurring now".

Culture Matt Damon Skewered For Comments About Sexual Misconduct
Author: 0 Matt Damon Skewered For Comments About Sexual Misconduct

He shared his opinion and explained how Franken and Weinstein belong to the different categories, he said, "When you see Al Franken taking a picture putting his hands on that woman's flak jacket and mugging for the camera... Al Franken was forced out of office. "God God, SERIOUSLY?" said Driver, sharing a link to an article about Damon's comments on Twitter. He brought up former Senator Al Franken - who resigned from the Senate after multiple women came forward with allegations that ...

Culture Eddie Murphy's 48 Hours set for remake
Author: 0 Eddie Murphy's 48 Hours set for remake

Renegade cop Jack Cates ( Nick Nolte ) pulls bank robber Reggie Hammond ( Eddie Murphy ) from a federal prison on a 48-hour leave to help him capture Hammond's old partner, Albert Ganz (James Remar). Oscar Boyson and Sebastian Bear-McClard will produce alongside Chernin Entertainment. The movie grossed just $2 million in its theatrical release but received quite a bit of critical acclaim, especially for its score by the mysterious Oneohtrix Point Never.

Culture LeBron James' media group cut ties with director Morgan Spurlock
Author: 0 LeBron James' media group cut ties with director Morgan Spurlock

The decision follows Spurlock's public admission of sexual misconduct earlier this week. "I would call my female assistant "hot pants" or "sex pants" when I was yelling to her from the other side of the office", he said. "I paid for peace of mind", he wrote. " Super Size Me " was released in 2004 and later nominated for an Academy Award. Spurlock also owned up to cheating on every girlfriend he's ever had including his ex-wife and his current wife.

Culture Solar 'fundamentals' behind BP's decision to reinvest
Author: 0 Solar 'fundamentals' behind BP's decision to reinvest

BP will pay the acquisition amount over three years with most part of the investment to fund the worldwide growth pipeline of Lightsource . Lightsource BP will target the increasing demand for large-scale solar projects across the world.

Culture How to create a Star Wars inspired halo braid
Author: 0 How to create a Star Wars inspired halo braid

On Friday, reporter Veronica Miracle shared a video of Gary in Star Wars gear at a screening of the film. Carrie appears in the flick as the Resistance general in scenes filmed prior to her passing , and Mark has praised her performance as "great", as he revealed the late actress was "adorable" and "vulnerable" off-screen.

Culture Firefighters corral Legion Lake Fire
Author: 0 Firefighters corral Legion Lake Fire

The newspaper said the Legion Lake Fire was the third-largest fire in modern Black Hills history. Two heavy air tankers have been released, however, a helicopter remains on scene. The Legion Lake Fire sparked Monday in the Black Hills near where U.S. Highway 16A and South Dakota Highway 87 North intersect. Strong winds are fanning the flames of a growing wildfire in South Dakota, pushing the fire beyond the borders of the Custer State Park and prompting new evacuations.

Culture Halle Berry is done with romantic relationships
Author: 0 Halle Berry is done with romantic relationships

The insider stated they appeared as if they were hooking up but weren't holding hands. The exes first went public with their relationship in September when they posted black and white photos of themselves cuddling on their respective social media accounts.

Culture Fans head to theaters for premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Author: 0 Fans head to theaters for premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

But sex, love, and bad or off-limits romances have always been written into the D.N.A. of Star Wars-albeit a little less lustily. May the force of Rochester be with you when you're watching the new " Star Wars ", film. Regardless of whether we ever find out, The Last Jedi is a lovely send-off for the iconic character and the actress who played her. By the end, they're in very different places.

Culture Hollywood actresses to protest gender inequality at the Golden Globes
Author: 0 Hollywood actresses to protest gender inequality at the Golden Globes

The reds, yellows and other bright colours of the past few ceremonies may be but a memory. This, just a day after the Screen Actors Guild announced that the presenters at its respective SAG Awards will all be women. "And I think #MeToo is about the same thing". They are just the ones being recognised. Some of these actresses will be walking the red carpet , others presenting, and some who have earned a nomination and may win in their category.

Culture Royal wedding date clashes with FA Cup final
Author: 0 Royal wedding date clashes with FA Cup final

Harry's grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and other royals are expected to attend the wedding, along with Markle's parents, Thomas Markle and Doria Ragland. "The couple of course want the day to be a special, celebratory moment for their friends and family", Harry's Communications Secretary Jason Knauf said last month.