Posts tagged "celeb scandal"

“The Nightly Show” Host Larry Wilmore On Bill Cosby: “How Many More Women Do We Need?”

Plenty of media outlets and famous faces have been hands off when it comes to passing any sort of judgment on the seemingly never-ending sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, but on the second episode of Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show," host Larry Wilmore dove right in.  Wilmore devoted the entire episode to the Cosby…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 21, 2015

Whoopi Defends: 13 Famous Men Whoopi Goldberg Has Stood Up For

In my opinion, Whoopi Goldberg's most memorable role is not Deloris in "Sister Act" and "Sister Act 2," or Oda Mae in "Ghost," or even Guinan on "Star Trek: The Next Generation." No, to me, Whoopi will always be best known for playing Devil's advocate each and every goddamn time some asinine man, usually famous,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 22, 2014

Beverly Johnson In Vanity Fair: “Bill Cosby Drugged Me”

I was a top model during the 70s, a period when drugs flowed at parties and photo shoots like bottled water at a health spa. I’d had my fun and experimented with my fair share of mood enhancers. I knew by the second sip of the drink Cosby had given me that I’d been drugged—and…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 11, 2014

Michael Phelps Charged With A DUI

Michael Phelps was charged early today with driving under the influence, reports TMZ, the second such charge the swimmer has faced in 10 years. Sources tell the site he was pulled over in his native Maryland, reportedly going 84mph in a 45mph zone, and that he "bombed" his field sobriety test and had a BAC…

By: Newser / September 30, 2014

Sarah Hyland Seeks Restraining Order From Abusive Ex-Boyfriend Matt Prokop

"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland, 23, received a temporary restraining order against her longtime boyfriend Matt Prokop on Friday following an increasing pattern of physical and emotional abuse. In her filing, she claims Prokop hasslammed her against the back of her car, choked her, threatened to set her house on fire, and threatened to kill…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 25, 2014

Sarah Palin Is So Proud That Bristol Palin Allegedly Punched Some Guy “Repeatedly” At A Party

In Sarah Palin World — by which I mean not the state of Alaska but a state of mind — everything can be explained with a jab at the liberal media and a few references to Jesus. And after two weeks of silence regarding her family's participation in a bloody brawl at a snowmobile party

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 22, 2014

Report: Joan Rivers’ Doctor Took A Selfie In The Operating Room

The unplanned biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords, which led to her death, was done without her prior consent, CNN reports. Furthermore, the doctor who performed the procedure took a selfie in the operating room while the comedienne was under anesthesia, a staffer at Yorkville Endoscopy in NYC told investigators. The doctor, who has not…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 17, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty Of Culpable Homicide

A South African judge found Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide (equivalent to manslaughter) in the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius shot her to death in his home on Valentine's Day 2013; he claimed that he thought intruders were in his home. Yesterday, the same judge acquitted Pistorius of premeditated murder,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 12, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Acquitted Of Premeditated Murder

Today, South African paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of premediated murder for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year. The judge said it could not be proved that Pistorius intended to kill Steenkamp; he has maintained that he accidentally shot her because thought intruders were in his home. Pistorius was found…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2014

“Fox & Friends” Hosts Joke About Ray Rice Beating His Fiancée, Don’t Apologize

"Fox & Friends" host Brian Kilmeade joked yesterday that the message behind the brutal video released by TMZ depicting since-terminated Ravens player Ray Rice beating his then-fiancée Janay Rice was "take the stairs." His co-host Steve Doocy quipped, "The message is, when you're in a an elevator, there's a camera." On today's show, Kilmeade addressed the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 9, 2014

TMZ Releases Video Of Ray Rice Punching Then-Fiancée Janay Palmer Out Cold [UPDATE]

UPDATE, 2:45p.m.: The Baltimore Ravens terminated their contract with Ray Rice today following the release of the video by TMZ.  According to ESPN, the Ravens had no other comment. [ESPN]   TMZ released a video of Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée Janay Palmer out cold during an argument in an elevator. The…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2014

“Iron Chef America” Judge Donatella Arpaia Leaves Hamptons Restaurant After She Learns Waitstaff Are Strippers

Donatella Arpaia is a judge on "Iron Chef America" and "The Next Iron Chef." She was involved in several famous restaurants, like davidburke & donatella and Kefi in New York City and Eos in Miami. She was also the food consultant/chef for a restaurant and lounge called Sienna in the Hamptons ... up until July,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 3, 2014

“Downton Abbey”‘s Jessica Brown Findlay Caught Up In Nude Celeb Photo Hacking

Three intimate clips of Jessica Brown Findlay, the actress who played Lady Sybil on "Downton Abbey," were posted online after she was hacked in the Apple iCloud hacking. The same hacking revealed nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and even the gymnast McKayla Maroney. [Daily Mail UK] Who owns the rights to the leaked…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 3, 2014

Cee Lo Green Tweets (And Then Deletes!) That A Woman Can’t Be Raped If She’s Unconscious

Welp, there goes my ability to ever enjoy Goodie Mob, "Crazy" or "The Voice" again, thanks to abhorrent remarks Cee Lo Green made on Twitter about the definition of rape. See, shortly after pleading "no contest" to charges stemming from a 2010 incident in which he slipped a woman ecstasy without her consent, Green took…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 2, 2014

On “The Fappening” & 4chan’s Violent Attitude Towards Women

Here’s what I’ve learned about men on the internet who are annoying at best and abusive at worst: They think they know the women they harass. They have access to our ideas and our creative output (i.e. writing, videos, etc.), to our faces, to basic information about us, to a few scant personal details, and…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 2, 2014

Report: Lauren Bacall Is Dead At 89

Lauren Bacall, a legendary Hollywood actress who appeared in "How To Marry A Millionaire" and "The Big Sleep," has been reported dead at 89, according to TMZ. A family source told the gossip site that the actress suffered a stroke. A former model, Bacall had been married to the actors Humphrey Bogart, her co-star i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 12, 2014

Page Six Claims Solange Knowles Attacked Jay-Z Over Rihanna

Page Six has a big splashy story on Beyoncé and Jay Z's "crumbling" marriage, which claims the couple blew off Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's wedding because it was too gauche for their highnesses. "[Jay and Bey] are guarding like hell their status," said Page Six's source. "Beyoncé wasn’t going to allow a Kardashian to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 28, 2014

Heroin Killed Socialite Peaches Geldof

Socialite Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner has confirmed. The 25-year-old mother of two was found dead in her UK home with one of her young sons beside her earlier this year. [US Weekly] Zoe Saldana reportedly has a baby growing in that belly. [US Weekly] "Glee" star Naya Rivera married actor…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2014

Kanye West (Sort Of) Addresses Why Jay-Z & Beyoncé Bailed On His Wedding

"All that, I wouldn't even speak on. It doesn't even matter to me whatsoever, who would show up. Because the most important person to show up there, to me, was Kim. And that's all that matters to me." Kanye West has a big, meaty profile in GQ and it's filled with Kanye-isms about art, celebrity,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 21, 2014

Angelina Jolie Allegedly Planning To Sue Daily Mail Over Rumored Drug Video

Angelina Jolie is reportedly planning to sue the UK's Daily Mail for publishing a video of her talking on the phone to her father, Jon Voight, which was supplied by a drug dealer who claims he sold Angie coke and heroin three times a week. Angie believes the 1998 video, in which she apparently appear…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2014
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