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Alicia Vikander impressively tough as Lara Croft in 'Tomb Raider' trailer Alicia Vikander impressively tough as Lara Croft in 'Tomb Raider' trailer
- September 21, 2017

Vikander won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2015 for The Danish Girl . The game has previously been adapted into two feature films starring Angelina Jolie: 2001's Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and 2003's Lara Croft: Tomb Raider-The Cradle of Life. (more...)
Jay-Z Turns Down Super Bowl Halftime Show, NFL Hasn't Finalized Pick Jay-Z Turns Down Super Bowl Halftime Show, NFL Hasn't Finalized Pick
- September 21, 2017

It's also worth noting that last week, Jay-Z dedicated a song at a concert to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick , who many believe has been blackballed from the league due to his protests aimed at bringing attention to racial injustices. (more...)
Mystikal Indicted on First-Degree Rape Charges, Bail Set at $3 Million Mystikal Indicted on First-Degree Rape Charges, Bail Set at $3 Million
- September 21, 2017

Michael Lawrence Tyler, a 46-year-old New Orleans-based rapper who goes by the name Mystikal , was booked August 21 into Caddo Correctional Center on a charge of first-degree rape. This is some bullshit though, they done threw me for a loop, 'cause if I would've knew all that, I wouldn't have even called. Wafford continued by offering a motive for the accuser's alleged lie. (more...)
Hillary Clinton To Colbert: Donald Trump UN Speech Hillary Clinton To Colbert: Donald Trump UN Speech "Dark, Dangerous"
- September 21, 2017

Fortunately, Colbert kept a photo of the dashed moment in a secure brown envelope, which he proceeded to show a flustered Hillary - and later the audience. "But I found out, right sitting on this chair, with that man over there telling me what states were coming in, that our next president was going to be Donald J. (more...)
Blonde teacher 'had sex with teen student in her own home' Blonde teacher 'had sex with teen student in her own home'
- September 21, 2017

A former substitute high school chemistry teacher from MI is accused of having sex with a teen student, and sending him lurid snaps over social media, according to local reports. She would face up to 15 years in prison if convicted. The student revealed what happened in August, and Moran admitted to police she had sexual contact with the student, a detective testified during a hearing that led to charges being issued. (more...)
Donald Trump's long Twitter history with Emmys continues Donald Trump's long Twitter history with Emmys continues
- September 21, 2017

But audience figures show that was not exactly true. There is a high tendency that this year's viewership was affected by the unending attacks on President Trump by the producer and host of the awards, Stephen Colbert . Award victor and Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin said, "At long last, Mr. President, here is your Emmy", referring to Trump's desire to have won one for " The Apprentice ". (more...)
Reactions From Recent JUSTICE LEAGUE Screening Hit The Internet Reactions From Recent JUSTICE LEAGUE Screening Hit The Internet
- September 21, 2017

In a new interview with Wired for his short film Snow Steam Iron , the director briefly addressed his future with the DCEU and Justice League . This confirms quite a few of the rumors that have been swirling all year, as debate has raged over how much of the film Whedon has changed through reshoots , and whether or not the changes were made with Snyder's blessing. (more...)
NBC Chair on Megyn Kelly Risk: 'Unnverving' and 'a Little Scary' NBC Chair on Megyn Kelly Risk: 'Unnverving' and 'a Little Scary'
- September 21, 2017

Kelly did make a popint however of noting that despite President Trump's calls for a boycott of her show, her ratings only went up during her 'year of Trump '. The two eventually made amends and in May, and Trump appeared on Kelly's primetime special which aired across Fox platforms that same month. She also previews the format of her new NBC morning show. (more...)
California school suspends boy for California school suspends boy for "terroristic" threat
- September 21, 2017

A 5-year-old California boy was suspended after he told a teacher he had a bomb in his backpack, according to the boy's parents. "He's a happy, healthy 5-year-old with a healthy imagination". But since that code violation can only pertain to fourth through 12th graders, Jackson later received an amended letter in his file that accused him of having "made terrorist threats to school officials", Riley said. (more...)
Oliver, Olivia top Britain's baby name chart Oliver, Olivia top Britain's baby name chart
- September 21, 2017

THE MOST popular boys' and girls' baby names in the United Kingdom have been revealed, with Olivia holding on to the top spot for yet another year. For baby boys, it was Jaxon which took the biggest leap into the top 100 since 2006. Back in the top spot for girls previous year was Olivia, beating it's rival Amelia which won first place in 2015. Dylan was the top Welsh boys' name, also at number 16 - down three places from 2015. (more...)
ACLU Challenges Discriminatory Practices in Michigan's Foster Care System ACLU Challenges Discriminatory Practices in Michigan's Foster Care System
- September 21, 2017

The ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday to challenge MI legislation that allows adoption agencies that receive state funds to refuse service to same-sex couples on religious grounds. "Children don't to get to choose the agency" that places them for foster care or adoption, Kaplan said. "There are so many couples out there like us who want to provide a home for these children, and are being told no". (more...)
Kathy Griffin's multimillionaire CEO neighbor attacks her with antigay & sexist slurs Kathy Griffin's multimillionaire CEO neighbor attacks her with antigay & sexist slurs
- September 21, 2017

Griffin is someone whom " Donald Trump kind of put the heat on", he said. Of course. Bullies gotta stick together. On Saturday, she and her boyfriend, Randy Bick , reportedly called in a noise complaint on their neighbor, KB Home CEO Jeffrey Mezger . (more...)
Judi Dench Speaks Urdu: Victoria and Abdul Judi Dench Speaks Urdu: Victoria and Abdul
- September 21, 2017

Dench, of course, is wonderful and director Stephen Frears has the knack of getting us to see these gilded historical figures as real people. Undoubtedly, the actress was all too happy not to be wearing the Victorian costumes of her latest film in which she had to wear the regal attire of one of the most famously uncomfortable periods in British fashion history. (more...)
Taylor Swift Flipped Out After Meeting Her Clones from the Taylor Swift Flipped Out After Meeting Her Clones from the "LWYMMD" Video
- September 21, 2017

Reputation will be released on November 10, 2017! This was spurred by claims that Swift didn't approve of, and lied, about not hearing Kanye West's "Famous" before release, a song in which West made some distasteful remarks about Swift . (more...)
President Trump 'saddened' about Emmys' lackluster ratings President Trump 'saddened' about Emmys' lackluster ratings
- September 20, 2017

The US President is in NY, staying at Trump Tower, during the United Nations General Assembly. For the record, this year's Emmys drew an average of 11.4 million viewers , slightly more than the lowest-ever 11.3 million in 2016, Variety pointed out. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Drags Trump for 'Dark, Dangerous' United Nations Speech Hillary Clinton Drags Trump for 'Dark, Dangerous' United Nations Speech
- September 20, 2017

We must not sleepwalk our way into war". The United States bears an unfair cost burden, but to be fair, if it could actually accomplish all of its stated goals, especially the goal of peace, this investment would easily be well worth it. He also had some tough talk for North Korea. "I'm waiting for the regime in North Korea to give us some indication that they're prepared to have constructive, productive talks", he said on CBS's "Face the Nation". (more...)
Donald Trump Says He's 'Saddened' By 'Worst Ever' Emmy Ratings Donald Trump Says He's 'Saddened' By 'Worst Ever' Emmy Ratings
- September 20, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., September 19, 2017. "They also celebrate people who frantically race across worldwide borders and those who can scale walls really, really quickly". (more...)
Dates confirmed for two strikes by Greater Anglia train staff Dates confirmed for two strikes by Greater Anglia train staff
- September 20, 2017

Following strikes in September , RMT members will walk out for 24 hours on Tuesday 3 October and Thursday 5 October on Southern , Northern , Merseyrail and Greater Anglia services. He said: "This fiasco can not be allowed to drag on any longer". Merseyrail's Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde said: "Don't they want Liverpool to succeed?" 'The RMT seem to be doing everything in their power to destroy this work. (more...)
NeNe Leakes returns in Season 10 trailer NeNe Leakes returns in Season 10 trailer
- September 20, 2017

Meanwhile, ESSENCE cover girl Kandi, has been fully vindicated after last season's shocking allegations and is busy balancing businesses, like the popular Old Lady Gang restaurant , marriage, motherhood and the highly-anticipated Xscape reunion . (more...)
Sushant Singh Rajput is a hit with top brands! Sushant Singh Rajput is a hit with top brands!
- September 20, 2017

According to the sources, Fox Star Studio wants to make a biopic on wrestler The Great Khali and they even have bought the rights of a biopic from the wrestler. "However, one will wonder how SSR will fit the bill because Khali stand about 7'1" tall and weighs about 157 kilos! A trade anyalst says, "What worked in Sushant's favour during Dhoni was that he looked, walked and talked like MSD". (more...)
Elisabeth Moss casted in Women's Rights drama 'Call Jane' Elisabeth Moss casted in Women's Rights drama 'Call Jane'
- September 20, 2017

Women's rights are important and no one should have the right to control a woman's body. Simon Curtis ( 'Goodbye Christopher Robin " Woman in Gold, ' " My Week with Marilyn' ) is behind the camera for the drama, directing from a script by Hayley Schore and Roshan Sethi. (more...)
Macklemore and Kesha share new track 'Good Old Days' Macklemore and Kesha share new track 'Good Old Days'
- September 20, 2017

Someday soon, your whole life's gonna change / You'll miss the magic of these good old days '. When Macklemore's verse kicks in, gentle drumming propels the song from a ballad into a mellow yet catchy pop song. " Kesha , she is a great spirit", said Macklemore . She is someone that I walked into the room and I immediately just caught a vibe with and became friends with pretty instantaneously. (more...)
Apple Music For Android Adds User Profiles, Voice Commands Apple Music For Android Adds User Profiles, Voice Commands
- September 20, 2017

Because it brings a lot of changes and new features. The new update for the Apple Music is now available on Google Play and you can download it right away. The newly added recently played widget helps you pin the widget for your convenience. You can download your favorite jams to access them offline and save cellular data, get daily personalized recommendations based on what you listen to, and access exclusive content like Apple's Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps shows. (more...)
Ryan Phillippe 'sickened' by ex-girlfriend's domestic abuse allegations Ryan Phillippe 'sickened' by ex-girlfriend's domestic abuse allegations
- September 20, 2017

Ryan Phillippe has shared a statement on Twitter in which he has claimed he is "saddened and disgusted by the false allegations being circulated about me". "After a thorough review, the matter was set for a City Attorney office hearing, during which both parties were present, detailed the incident, were advised on the law and given guidance as to how to avoid similar incidents in the future". (more...)
Ariel Winter responds to fashion critics with a fiery Instagram rant Ariel Winter responds to fashion critics with a fiery Instagram rant
- September 20, 2017

We're glad that she is standing up for herself. Wow, wow, wow. Hey, Mom. Winter reportedly earns $100,000 per Modern Family episode. Meanwhile, Workman lost custody of Winter, who took her mother to court over abuse allegations, which she has always denied. (more...)
Magic Johnson subpoenaed in Draymond Green case Magic Johnson subpoenaed in Draymond Green case
- September 20, 2017

Former Michigan State football player, Jermaine Edmondson, pressed charges against Draymond Green for an incident that took place a year ago, in which Draymond allegedly punched him in the face at an East Lansing bar. It will require Johnson to appear and give a deposition at a Lakers practice facility in Los Angeles on October 4. The civil lawsuit puts Green's character on trial, even in otherwise mundane court filings. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel: Senator Bill Cassidy 'lied' about health care bill Jimmy Kimmel: Senator Bill Cassidy 'lied' about health care bill
- September 20, 2017

Under such rules, being in intensive care during infancy could leave children like Kimmel's unable to get insurance for the rest of their life. Kimmel then ended his monologue telling Cassidy that there's a new Jimmy Kimmel test for him. (more...)
THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA is Coming to The CW! THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA is Coming to The CW!
- September 20, 2017

And this sounds like a big deviation from the 1996 Melissa Joan Hart TV series. After months of teasing and speculating The CW and WBTV have officially announced they're officially developing horror-centric magic show based off the Archie Comics character Sabrina the Teenage Witch . (more...)
Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres split after 14 years Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres split after 14 years
- September 20, 2017

Happily, however, our family remains intact and we will continue to raise our daughter together with love and joy and awe. Torres and Fishburne, 56, married in 2002 and share one daughter, Delilah Fishburne. Gina and Laurence have yet to comment on the status of their relationship. Laurence was previously married to Hajna O. Moss from 1985 to 1990, with whom he had two children Langston (30) and Montana (26) - who are stepchildren to Gina . (more...)
Expectations high on Jai Lava Kusa Expectations high on Jai Lava Kusa
- September 20, 2017

Jr NTR says being a host on the reality show Bigg Boss in Telugu has helped him open up a little more. (But) Bigg Boss reflects my true self . The actor who has more than proved his mettle with films like " Janatha Garage " will be seen portraying three versatile roles and it remains to be seen how seamless the transition from one character to another would be. (more...)