‘Happy Death Day’ scares off ‘Blade Runner’ at box office – Washington Post

LOS ANGELES — The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well. This weekend the “Groundhog Day”-like horror pic “Happy Death Day” scored a first-place finish, surpassing expectations and blowing the much costlier and star-driven “Blade Runner 2049” out of the water. Studio estimates Sunday show “Happy Death […]

James Corden apologizes for Weinstein jokes: ‘Sexual assault is no laughing matter’ – EW.com

Comedian James Corden has issued an apology for jokes he made at a gala Friday night about embattled Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and the torrent of sexual abuse allegations against him, which elicited a mixed reaction from the audience and drew criticism online from some of Weinstein’s accusers. “To be clear, sexual assault is no […]

Harvey Weinstein And The Abuse Of Power – HuffPost

There are many more Weinsteins in the world. Contrary to Beyoncé’s hit single claim “who run the world…girls,” it’s actually men who rule the world. In every important field, be it politics, economics or religion, men determine the status quo. As a result, it is men who benefit from the status quo. Women are left […]

Joe Jonas’ Friends & Family ‘Thrilled’ About Engagement to Sophie Turner: ‘She Was Just the One’ – PEOPLE.com

The Jonas Brothers — and wives. Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner are engaged, and the singer’s family couldn’t be more welcoming to their new addition. “Everybody’s very, very happy for them and their family and friends are all thrilled. Everyone loves them together,” a source tells PEOPLE of the exciting news. Adds the insider, “She’s […]

Mayim Bialik responds to Weinstein op-ed critics: I ‘live to make things better for women’ – EW.com

After facing mounting criticism in response to her recent New York Times op-ed, Mayim Bialik has issued a strong response. In her piece “Being a Feminist in Harvey Weinstein’s World,” the Big Bang Theory actress described the hidden blessing of being an “average-looking” person in Hollywood, indicating that her “nontraditional” appearance for the industry helped her […]

Bob Weinstein Gets Emotional on "Depraved" Harvey, Saving the Company and His "Waking Nightmare" (Exclusive) – Hollywood Reporter

The Weinstein Co. exec insists he had no idea about “the type of predator that he was” and is sickened by Harvey’s seeming lack of remorse. “I want him to get the justice that he deserves.” For nearly 30 years, Bob Weinstein has lived in the shadow of his older brother Harvey Weinstein. While Harvey, […]

Harvey Weinstein Ousted From Motion Picture Academy – New York Times

Harvey Weinstein Ousted From Motion Picture Academy – New York Times

Mr. Weinstein, who was fired by the movie and television studio he co-founded, the Weinstein Company, has denied rape allegations while acknowledging that his behavior “caused a lot of pain.” Although largely symbolic, the ouster of Mr. Weinstein from the roughly 8,400-member academy is stunning because the organization is not known to have taken such […]

Jennifer Garner flashes a big smile while heading to the gym… amid estranged husband Ben Affleck’s groping scandal – Daily Mail

By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 15:13 EDT, 14 October 2017 | Updated: 17:00 EDT, 14 October 2017 e-mail 34 View comments Her estranged husband Ben Affleck apologized for ‘acting inappropriately’ after accused of groping Hilarie Burton in 2003.  And despite reports that Jennifer Garner is furious about her ex’s involvement in the scandal, the actress looked […]

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee taken off Mississippi school reading list – The Guardian

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee’s classic novel about racism and the American south, has been removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district because the language in the book “makes people uncomfortable”. The Sun Herald reported that administrators in Biloxi pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum this week. Kenny Holloway, […]