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  1. netflix
    Netflix Will Remove the Real Disaster Footage From Bird BoxFootage of the 2013 rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic is finally being excised from the film.
  2. celebrity chefs
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His Restaurant EmpireAfter being plagued by multiple sexual assault allegations.
  3. trailer mix
    Kathy Griffin’s First Concert Film Is Premiering at South by SouthwestGriffin will weave the story of the photo and its backlash with bullshit about the Kardashians.
  4. music
    Ryan Adams Abused His PowerIt’s time to retire the myth of the tortured artist.
  5. controversies
    HBO’s Confederate Delay Allegedly Not Due to Controversy, But Rather BusynessThe drama (purportedly) continues.
  6. controversies
    Here’s What Wedding, Radio, and Event DJs Think About R. Kelly Song RequestsIt has never been easier to just remove his existence, and his music, from listeners’ ears.
  7. controversies
    Why Maroon 5’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Is Already a MessIt’s an unmistakable apex for a pop-rock band that’s survived myriad shifts in both genres, and seems like a precipice moment in their career.
  8. controversies
    Adam Levine ‘Absolutely 100 Percent’ Thought About Decision to Play Super Bowl“No one put more thought and love into this than I did.”
  9. sundance 2019
    The Michael Jackson Documentary at Sundance Is Already Causing ControversyIn the documentary, two men recount allegations of child sexual abuse.
  10. soulja boy tell 'em
    Just How Many Artists Feel They Got Ripped Off by Ariana Grande?Hint: It’s a lot.
  11. controversies
    Netflix’s Bird Box Slammed for Using Real Disaster FootageThe film’s latest controversy.
  12. youth culture
    Netflix Swears It Didn’t Read Your Facebook Messages in Weird TweetThere’s a DM-sliding joke?
  13. controversies
    Mahershala Ali Apologized to His Green Book Character’s FamilyOne relative called the movie “a symphony of lies.”
  14. stand-up
    Seinfeld Somehow Talks Nanette, Louis C.K., Roseanne, Cosby All in One InterviewHe loves Nanette!
  15. movies
    Not Everyone Is Loving the New Fantastic Beasts Sequel TrailerA big reveal has some fans exasperated.
  16. in conversation
    Norm Macdonald, In ConversationAt the end of a controversial week, the comedian gives what he’s said may be his last-ever print interview.
  17. the predator
    Olivia Munn ‘Chastised’ by Fox for Alerting Predator Cast to Sex-Offender SceneMunn spoke about feeling isolated by her castmates with Ellen DeGeneres.
  18. controversies
    Norm Macdonald Defends Louis C.K., Chris Hardwick, and Roseanne in New Interview“Of course, people will go, ‘What about the victims?’ But you know what? The victims didn’t have to go through that.”
  19. misgendering
    Peppermint Addresses the NYT Review Misgendering Her Head Over Heels Character“I think he learned very quickly.”
  20. being over it
    Man, Look, Dave Bautista Doesn’t Even Know If He Wants to Be in Guardians Vol. 3 “To be honest with you, I don’t know if I want to work for Disney.”
  21. controversies
    Neil Armstrong’s Sons Defend First Man From ‘Anti-American’ CriticismDon’t worry, the American flag gets plenty of screen time.
  22. controversies
    Dave Bautista Finds Working for Disney ‘Nauseating’ After James Gunn’s FiringBy firing Gunn, the actor tweeted, the company essentially bowed to “a smear campaign by fascists #cybernazis.”
  23. New York Times Critic Gets Dragged for Misgendering in Head Over Heels ReviewBen Brantley has since apologized.
  24. controversies
    Trans Actors Slam Scarlett Johansson Rub & Tug Casting“Actors who are trans never even get to audition for anything other than trans characters. That’s the real issue.”
  25. Montreal Jazz Festival Cancels White People Singing Slave SongsBecause come on, really? Seriously?
  26. controversies
    Priyanka Chopra Apologizes for Quantico Episode Featuring Indian Terrorists“I sincerely apologise. I’m a proud Indian and that will never change.”
  27. controversies
    Samantha Bee Apologizes Again for Ivanka Trump Controversy: ‘I Regret It’“I should have known that a potty-mouth insult would be inherently more interesting to them than juvenile immigration policy.”
  28. controversies
    Jon Stewart Warns Samantha Bee Not to Fall for Faux Conservative Outrage“Don’t be fooled into trying to make concessions that you think will mollify them.”
  29. controversies
    Rita Ora Apologizes for Bisexual-Themed ‘Girls’ Following Criticism“A song like this just fuels the male gaze while marginalizing the idea of women loving women.”
  30. netflix
    Jeffrey Tambor Will Appear on Arrested Development Season 5Tambor was recently fired from Transparent after an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment.
  31. controversies
    WHCA Issues Statement to Members Criticizing Michelle Wolf’s Monologue“I also have heard from members expressing dismay with the entertainer’s monologue and concerns about how it reflects on our mission.”
  32. The Rachel Divide Is a Rorschach Blot for Its ViewersSome people think it’s a hatchet job, others that it gives Rachel Dolezal’s commitment to social justice too much credence.
  33. legal battles
    John Paul Getty III’s Sister Threatens Legal Action Over FX’s TrustAriadne Getty claims the show makes her family seem complicit in his kidnapping.
  34. controversies
    Jeffrey Tambor Calls Amazon’s Investigation of Harassment Claims ‘Deeply Flawed’“I deeply regret if any action of mine was ever misinterpreted by anyone and I will continue to vehemently defend myself.”
  35. controversies
    Annihilation Director on Whitewashing: There Was ‘Nothing Cynical’ About CastingThe characters were given no racial designations in the book his movie is based on.
  36. food allergies
    Peter Rabbit Filmmakers Apologize for Making Fun of Blackberry AllergiesParents have complained about a scene where Peter Rabbit uses a slingshot to force-feed a blackberry to a farmer who is allergic to the fruit.
  37. controversies
    Dr. Phil Denies Show Helped Guests With Addictions Get Drugs and Alcohol“The show does not give drugs or alcohol to its guests and any suggestions to the contrary is errant nonsense.”
  38. controversies
    Judd Apatow Comes to Lena Dunham’s DefenseHe says Dunham is “the greatest person” he’s ever met.
  39. controversies
    SNL Pulls Creepy Safelite AutoGlass Sketch From Reruns and YouTubeBeck Bennett appears in the sketch as a windshield-repair technician turned obsessed stalker.
  40. Daddy’s Home 2 Is Trash. Period.The sequel to 2015’s Daddy’s Home, starring Mel Gibson, Mark Wahlberg, and Will Ferrell, is a toxic, not at all benign movie.
  41. jeremy piven
    HBO Releases Statement Regarding Jeremy Piven AllegationsPiven “unequivocally” denies the sexual-harassment allegations.
  42. controversies
    Safelite AutoGlass Understandably Not Thrilled About That One SNL Sketch“Although we can take a joke, this one was a step too far. Our techs are our heroes. #notcool”
  43. What Hollywood Really Thinks About the Harvey Weinstein ScandalA producer, an agent, and a filmmaker who’ve worked with Weinstein weigh in on whether he’ll survive the allegations — or whether he’s toast.
  44. MoviePass Works. Why Is Hollywood So ‘Meh’?“If we’re doubling the frequency of the customers who’ve been abandoning you, you’d think they’d cut us in on some of your increased profits.”
  45. controversies
    Jen Kirkman Clarifies That Louis C.K. Didn’t Harass Her“There are rumors out there that Louis takes his dick out at women. He has never done that to me.”
  46. mother!
    Paramount Responds to Mother! BacklashIf you’re not into it, they’re not that concerned.
  47. controversies
    Kid ‘n Play’s Christopher Reid Apologizes for Colin Kaepernick Sketch“The skit and photo were not meant to disrespect Colin’s message or political stance.”
  48. controversies
    Kid Rock Lashes Out at Civil-Rights Group Protesting His Detroit Concerts“I am a homeowner and taxpayer in the city of Detroit, so suck on that too!”
  49. book drama
    Author of YA Book Cut From Best-seller List Claims No Attempt to Game the SystemLani Sarem says, to her knowledge, there was no plan to boost Handbook for Mortals’ sales numbers.
  50. controversies
    The Hellboy Reboot Already Has a Whitewashing Controversy on Its HandsThe character is the grandson of a WWII-era Japanese Imperial assassin.
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