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#Problematic: Taylor Swift’s Dreams Of Africa, Kelly Osbourne’s #SquadGoals, Emma Thompson’s Feminism & Janet Jackson’s Return!

Happy lead into Labor Day, guys, a holiday in keeping with American tradition in that most of us have no idea what it’s for, but we’ll definitely be drunk on it! Regardless, it’s time to power down—like Shabbat, but with hard liquor. Stop watching Diamond Candle reveal videos. Stop reading about those poor Duggar sisters,… More »


Emma Thompson On Sexism In Hollywood: “I Still Think It’s Complete Shit”

She’s been in the business for over 25 years, and, according to her, the situation hasn’t gotten any better. More »


Emma Thompson Weighs In On Balancing Work With Motherhood: “You Don’t Need It All At Once”

“You can’t be a great mum and keep working all the time. … I wanted to spend more time with my family. A year off was my birthday present to myself. I didn’t actually act or write. I was just a mum. I taught drama at my daughter’s school, cooked meals and had fun. I highly… More »


Emma Thompson Has A Really Funny Joke About Yeast Infections

“There was one standup routine I used to do about thrush or candida [yeast infections]. I used to do a lot about sexually transmitted diseases. I don’t know about now but in the old days, when you got candida, you could sometimes treat it with natural yogurt. One of my gags was about sending my… More »


Emma Thompson: “I’ve Always Been A Card-Carrying Feminist”

 “It seems young actresses are under pressure to look a particular way. They look the same, that’s the thing. And they’re all being photoshopped in adverts for all sorts of (products), so maybe that’s difficult as well — because you’ve got pictures of yourself looking perfect. They have to be this specific model size, and if they… More »


Quotable: Emma Thompson Says Audrey Hepburn “Can’t Act”

“I find Audrey Hepburn fantastically twee. Twee is whimsy without wit. It’s mimsy-mumsy sweetness without any kind of bite. And that’s not for me. She can’t sing and she can’t really act, I’m afraid. I’m sure she was a delightful woman — and perhaps if I had known her I would have enjoyed her acting… More »


Today’s Lady News: Is Emma Thompson Finally Off Team Polanski?

Emma Thompson initially signed a petition calling for Roman Polanski’s freedom, but has she had a change of heart? A reader at the blog Shakesville may have convinced her to remove her name from his list of supporters. [Shakesville]
An Illinois judge has blocked the enforcement of the state’s controversial parental notification law, which mandates… More »