Posts tagged "conspiracy theories"

Conspiracy Theorists Think The Rapper Pitbull Predicted The Malaysian Airlines Crash/Disappearance 2 Years Ago

Welp, now I've heard everything. A few conspiracy theorists have decided that the rapper Pitbull predicted the Malaysian Airlines plane crash/disappearance two years ago in his song "Get It Started" (above). These folks with too much time on their hands -- i.e. YouTube commenters -- say the lyrics to the song makes references to certain aspects of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 22, 2014

6 Celebrities With Completely Weird Ideas About Science

One of the weirder bits of news making headlines this week was that our beloved Red on "Orange Is The New Black" may be a little bit kooky in real life. Why would I say such a thing? Because the actress Kate Mulgrew has narrated a documentary with some pretty kooky beliefs about science:  namely,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 9, 2014

16 Fashion World Conspiracy Theories

1. Celebrities Are Paid To Be There: It turns out that celebrities' seeming love for the fashion industry — actresses wearing De la Renta dresses or sitting front row at fashion shows — might not be so genuine after all. Designer Nicole Farhi broke a long standing secret in the fashion world: that celebrities are paid…

By: TruTV / September 10, 2012

12 Conspiracy Theories About TV Shows

"Jericho": This primetime drama centered on a post-apocalyptic uprising against the evil, freeloading town of New Bern, Kansas. It was cancelled after one season most likely due to poor ratings but brought back thanks to fan demand, then cancelled again in its second year. Though ratings were again the reported reason for cancellation, super fans claim…

By: TruTV / August 24, 2012

5 Theories On Why 27 Is A Treacherous Age For Musicians

As has been noted countless time in the past 48 hours, Amy Winehouse is not the first talented musician to die tragically at the age of 27. There's even a name for this subset—The 27 Club or Forever 27—and some of its members include Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Brian Jones.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2011

Lily Allen’s Dad Made Conspiracy Theory Film About Princess Diana’s Death

Awhile ago, Lily Allen took to Twitter in a huff to complain she was not invited to the royal wedding, but it's probably just as well. See, Lily Allen's father, the comedian Keith Allen, produced and directed a conspiracy theory "documentary" called "Unlawful Killing" that alleges Prince Charles and the rest of the royal family…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 4, 2011

8 Weirdest Rumors About Michael Jackson That Have Circulated Since His Death

It's been a year since Michael Jackson's death and not only have the rumors not slowed, they've gotten even more bizarre. Sure, we miss the King of Pop too, but that doesn't mean that we think he's still alive or had a hand in the destruction of Iran! Just in case you missed these, we've…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 25, 2010

The 5 Biggest Conspiracy Theorists In Hollywood

Over the past eight years, the "9/11 truth" movement has gained a lot of followers. They're the folks who say that 9/11 doesn't compute and suspect that serious foul play, possibly on the part of our government, went down. I encountered a truther on the subway today who kept saying, "Wake up, America. 9/11 wa…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 11, 2009