Everyone can stop retweeting that bogus meme about Mitch McConnell and polio now

June 27, 2017

We now pause for a message from our all-knowing celebrity overlords: Oh cool, two celebrities spreading a madeup story on twitter. Tell me more about kids from Macedonia being the problem. pic.twitter.com/8qKsNhTrb1 — BT (@back_ttys) June 25, 2017 Plenty of people have been forwarding a meme exposing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as a hypocrite for wanting to repeal Obamacare while knowing the government paid to treat his polio as a young child, but actor Ron Perlman might …

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How Hollywood Celebs Like Johnny Depp Are Hurting the Liberal Cause

June 26, 2017

… secret service probe, but Baldasaro never received any significant repercussions. And Baldasaros cameo at Trumps recent bill signing received precious little coverage on cable news. You see, they were too busy upbraiding Johnny Depp. Depp attracted the ire of the news media for disgusting comments he made about the President at Englands Glastonbury Festival Thursday evening. Can we bring Trump here? Depp asked the crowd. When was the last time an actor assassinated a president? The Pirates of …

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‘Westworld’ star James Marsden shows us how robots practice death dealing

June 25, 2017

The next season of Westworld is still a long ways away, but that doesn’t mean the cast isn’t hard at work putting together the next installment of robots vs. humans drama. SEE ALSO: Snapchat is adding more big-name TV channels, including HBO We got our first sort-of-peek at Westworld Season 2 on Friday thanks to show regular James Marsden. The actor, who plays one of the pivotal robot characters on Westworld, took to Instagram to show off some of his gunslinging skills. …

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Ice Cube’s celebrity 3-on-3 basketball league is here, just in time for the 2020 Olympics

June 25, 2017

Now that the Olympics has added three-on-three basketball as a medal-worthy competition, the usually street ball/playground-based game is big time, and Ice Cube is about to cash in on it. SEE ALSO: Warriors star Klay Thompson now famous for the worst dunk fail in history Actually, the rapper/actor announced his Big 3 league long before the Olympics added the sport to the 2020 games (in January), but his timing for the official launch is perfect. Mark it down in your calendars for the …

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Johnny Depp issues an apology for his remarks about Donald Trump and assasinations

June 24, 2017

Image: Samir Hussein/Redferns Less than 24 hours since his foreboding question to a Glastonbury crowd, Johnny Depp has issued an apology. During remarks that proceeded a film screening, Depp suggested Donald Trump should be in attendance before asking “when was the last time an actor assassinated a president?” The uncomfortable joke sparked headlines and controversy, and now the actor is back-pedaling. SEE ALSO: Johnny Depp had a question about Donald Trump’s assassination …

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Mark Ruffalo skateboarding and taking photos of the same time is the most comforting image in the world

June 24, 2017

When everything feels hopeless (which is often these days), I know just where I’ll find a spot of brightness in lieu of a planet that is not melting and a government that protects its citizens. On March 8, 2014, Mark Ruffalo changed my life for the better, and I can never thank him enough. The actor, activist, and Cool Dad hit the streets of New York City to spread joy to the masses. And all it took was skateboarding and taking photos at the same time. SEE ALSO: In praise of Justin …

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For some odd reason, Donald Trump Jr. won’t respond to Seth Rogen’s DMs

June 22, 2017

Getting clear answers from the The White House’s about what the heck is going on with Donald Trump, Russia, and the state of our democracy has proven difficult. But, when times are tough, we can always turn to Seth Rogen. The actor has proven he’s willing to do anything it takes to glean some insight into the Trump administration, and by “anything it takes,” we mean he’s willing to slide into the DMs of Donald Trump Jr. himself. *shudder* Rogen appeared on The Late …

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Being handsome is one of life’s struggles for Jon Hamm

June 20, 2017

Image: Farrell/BFA/REX/Shutterstock All of us average-looking people can only speculate what it’s like to be a super good-looking person. We’re guessing it includes being let into secret VIP rooms, or eating fancy gold chocolate, or not having to pay extra for guac. But being very good-looking comes with its problems, too. Just ask actor and professional hot person Jon Hamm. In an interview with The Guardian, the actor responded to a statement from Baby Driver director Edgar …

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Adam West filmed one last Batman cameo that was never aired — watch it now

June 18, 2017

NBC is giving us a chance to see one of Adam West's last roles.Image: MIKE NELSON/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Adam West may have passed away last week, but memorials to the iconic Batman actor continue to pour in. Along with the flood of tributes from his peers and admirers on social media and the touching Bat-signal display on the Las Angeles City Hall building, West’s last media appearances are making the internet rounds. The actor, who died at 88 from complications from leukemia, kept …

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Mark Hamill just tweeted about his death but don’t freak out

June 17, 2017

Image: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions Mark Hamill is very much alive and if you’ve heard anything about his deatheven from his official Twitter accountthen you’ve been duped by some fake news. The Star Wars actor poked fun at a tweet that claimed Hamill had passed away, and shared his sentiments for, well, himself with some apt hashtags. SEE ALSO: This photo of Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd in ‘Star Wars’ costumes will ruin you A fake …

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Los Angeles lights Bat-signal for Adam West

June 16, 2017

(CNN)Holy Bright Knight! Related: ‘Batman’ actor Adam West dies The actor played his premiere role as millionaire Bruce Wayne and superhero Batman in the 1960s television series. The Bat-signal was used in the show when the fictitious Gotham City Police Department needed to summon the superhero. According to an announcement from DC Comics, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck joined “Bat-guests” to light the Bat-signal in …

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Brad Pitt returns as the gloomy weatherman you didn’t know you needed

June 15, 2017

Image: jim jefferies show/twitter When he’s not building his bromance with Frank Ocean or contemplating the limits of his name, Brad Pitt has been donning his faux-weatherman hat. The actor appeared in a sketch on Comedy Central’s The Jim Jefferies Showonce again to share a gloomy forecast about climate change’s impact. SEE ALSO: Brad Pitt, as a weatherman, sums up climate change with one simple sentence “Well Jim, carbon dioxide is slowly turning our planet into an …

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A Complete List Of The 2017 Tony Award Winners

June 12, 2017

… for Tony Awards Productions) ANGELA WEISS via Getty Images NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 11: Ben Platt performs onstage during the 2017 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions) Theo Wargo via Getty Images Gavin Creel, winner of the award for Best Performance by an actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for ?Hello, Dolly!, poses in the press room during the 2017 Tony Awards at …

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Bill Cosby should testify at his trial

June 12, 2017

… big advantage when the case goes to trial. Juries don’t like to convict celebrities unless there is overwhelming evidence that they are guilty. And Cosby is not just another well-known entertainer or sports star. He is a beloved figure in American culture. Cosby was an extraordinarily successful actor and comedian primarily because of his personal charisma and charm. And his most memorable character, Dr. Cliff Huxtable, was truly “America’s Dad” for my generation. …

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The Age of ‘Not Helping’

June 12, 2017

… Streisand Effect-ed her into the right wing news cycle and Donald Trump Jrs conspiratory-nuts Twitter timeline. Not helping. Bill Maher, in his long career, has found himself creating grief for his supposed ideological brethren, recently saying the N-word in conversation with Senator Ben Sasse. Sean Penn annoys the piss out of some on the left. So does Susan Sarandon. actor Matt McGorrys over-the-top feminist dude wokeness is frequent fodder for ridicule among many all-female text circles. Not …

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Adam West, everyone’s favorite Batman, dead at 88

June 11, 2017

Image: Mike Coppola/Getty Images Holy epic career, Batman! If you haven’t already heard, the iconic face and voice of the ’60s version of Batman, Adam West, has died at 88 years old. SEE ALSO: Critics love ‘Wonder Woman.’ They really, REALLY love ‘Wonder Woman’ The actor died in Los Angeles on Friday following complications related to leukemia, according to a report from Variety. West wasn’t the very first actor to play Batman in a live action film, …

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Adam West built the foundation of a Batman legacy

June 11, 2017

… just a man, not a super human or alien. So West played Batman as Wayne’s ID and super ego combined. He was still stiff, but also more moralistic, courageous and, yes, sometimes funny. And I don’t think West, who considered himself a classic actor, was swimming upstream in a goofball enterprise. He was surrounded by excellent character actors like Burgess Meredith, Frank Gorshin, Julie Newmar, and Cesar Romero. They were scenery-chewers, to be sure, but I think that was the only way …

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Mark Hamill, George Takei, and more post tributes to Adam West

June 11, 2017

Image: Mike Coppola/Getty Images Adam West, the actor famous for his wry, dramatic portrayal of Batman, died Friday of complications related to leukemia. He was 88. After news of his death broke Saturday, fellow stars including Mark Hamill, Conan O’Brien, and George Takei shared tributes to West on Twitter. SEE ALSO: Holy icon, Batman, Adam West meant a lot to me “I’m so lucky to have worked w/ him & tell him how much he meant to me,” Hamill wrote. Holy hell, …

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Tom Hardy’s dog passed away and his tribute to the pet is beautiful

June 10, 2017

Tom Hardy considered his dog Woody the “light of his life.” Sadly, Woody recently passed away and the actor’s public tribute to the dog is both heartbreaking and beautiful. Woody was Hardy’s faithful companion and accompanied him to movie premieres, film sets, and was even on TIME magazine’s list of most influential animals. SEE ALSO: Tom Hardy is fundraising for Manchester bombing victims In the letter, Hardy describes how he rescued Woody off a busy highway. …

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Blake Lively And Other Celebrities You Didn’t Realize Have Famous Parents

June 6, 2017

… grandmother about a week after their passing. Carrie Fisher Kevin Mazur/Getty Images Like I said before, Carrie Fisher is the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher. Yup, Princess Leia is Grandma Aggies daughter. Reynolds shot to fame when she starred in opposite Gene Kelly, and Eddie Fisher was a famous singer. Blake Lively Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images Blake Livelys dad is actor Ernie Lively, who was in in the early 70s and 80s. Her mother, Elaine, is also an actress. …

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Zac Efron Shows Off His Pole Dancing Skills For Tom Cruise!

June 3, 2017

Bless you, Zac Efron. The 29-year-old actor stopped by the The Graham Norton Show alongside The Mummy stars Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis this week when he was challenged by the British host to recreate the notorious photo of him balancing his body horizontally on a parking meter. Yeah, you know the one. …

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James Corden is Late Night’s biggest overachiever (just not in ratings)

June 1, 2017

… without wearing out his welcome (or his shoes) remains to be seen, but striking the balance between actor, host and super-producer could prove even more challenging than facing Riz Ahmed in a rap battle without crying. Here’s a look at what the host with the most is up to in the next year. The Late Late Show Corden replaced previous Late Late host Craig Ferguson in March 2015, and while his ratings can’t match the likes of his CBS lead-in Colbert (per Variety, Corden’s 12:35 …

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Eminem rallies followers to raise more than $2 million for Manchester

May 31, 2017

… https://t.co/JchJtYOdMU — Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) May 25, 2017 Other celebrities have asked fans and followers to help raise funds, as well. Justin Timberlake joined Eminems fundraising efforts. Ed Sheeran has also pledged his support, according to the British Red Cross. actor Tom Hardy in a separate Just Giving appeal. Russel Brand also reportedly donated all the proceeds from his latest standup gigto theanti-Islamophobia organization MEND, which has raised almost16,000 for …

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Brad Pitt, Courtney Love Among Mourners At Chris Cornell’s Funeral

May 29, 2017

Cornell, 52, was found dead in his hotel in Detroit last week hours after his band played a concert in the city. The Detroit Medical Examiners Office determined he had committed suicide by hanging himself. ROBYN BECK via Getty Images actor Jeremy Renner attends the funeral and memorial service for Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, May 26, 2017 at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, California. ROBYN BECK via Getty Images actor James Franco attends the funeral and memorial …

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Battle of the Batmen: Ben Affleck tries a Christian Bale impression for Red Nose Day

Image: mashable composite/shutterstock Ben Affleck is no stranger to Batman backlash, but for Red Nose Day, the actor leaned into jabs he’s endured for not being Christian Bale. SEE ALSO: This Batman-themed pregnancy announcement is a geek couple’s dream A video excerpt from NBC’s Red Nose Day festivities shows an adorable child (Keith L. Williams, The Last Man on Earth) asking Affleck to “do the Batman voice.” When he obliges, he’s met with a protest. …

May 28, 2017
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Tom Hardy’s Fundraiser For Manchester Victims Has Already Surpassed Its Goal

What happened last night at the [Ariana Grande] concert in Manchester was a tragedy; families and children attacked and murdered; in a place where they should be safe and enjoying a concert, the actor wrote on his Just Giving page. It is an inconceivable atrocity. There is no bringing back those who have been lost, pointlessly, in such a cowardly and brutal fashion. I am truly saddened by what I have witnessed and there is no doubt that Terrorism is an evil thing. Hardy, who is from London, …

May 26, 2017
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