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Controversy

  1. finales
    Empire Showrunner Explains Jussie Smollett’s ‘Difficult’ Absence From the FinaleAnd how they pieced together a series finale amid the coronavirus.
  2. #______isoverparty
    Ezra Miller Appears to Choke a Woman in Strange VideoMiller is trending after the footage emerged on Twitter.
  3. timeline
    How The Hunt Came Back From CancellationAfter being pulled from Universal’s release calendar, the hyperviolent Blumhouse movie gets a second chance to use controversy to its advantage.
  4. america's got vergara
    Sofia Vergara Is New AGT Judge After Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough ExitHer long running ABC sitcom, Modern Family, ends this spring.
  5. controversy
    Director Jason Lei Howden Used the Guns Akimbo Twitter to Harass People OnlineHowden spent the weekend embroiled in Twitter controversy.
  6. controversy
    Auschwitz Memorial Rebukes the ‘Dangerous Foolishness’ of Amazon’s HuntersSpecifically, the new Amazon show’s depiction of a fictional game of human chess.
  7. punching down
    Wendy Williams Mocks Amie Harwick Death Days After Saying ‘I Will Do Better’What’s poorer than poor taste?
  8. radio vulture
    The Tide Has Rapidly Turned on Billie EilishIt’s hard not to view Billie Eilish’s remarks about hip-hop through the prism of the long history of white people turning their noses up at rap.
  9. grammys 2020
    Tyler, the Creator Calls His Best Rap Album Grammy Win a ‘Backhanded Compliment’“I don’t like that ‘urban’ word. That’s a politically correct way of using the N-word to me.”
  10. controversy
    Ousted Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan Addresses Allegations on Good Morning America“I believe in what the Recording Academy should stand for, for artists.”
  11. controversy
    Ricky Gervais Under Fire for Transphobic ‘Joke’ TweetsA Twitter user asked Gervais, “So are you telling a joke or taking a stance? Cause if it was a joke it fell flat.”
  12. controversy
    Richard Jewell Writer Stands by ‘Every Word and Assertion’ in the ScriptBilly Ray claims the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is trying to “deflect and distort.”
  13. course correction
    Delta Smartens Up, Restores Same-Sex Love Scenes to Rocketman, BooksmartRejoice, airborne gays.
  14. apologies
    Gina Rodriguez Is Sorry If Saying the N-Word Offended You“I am sorry.”
  15. tick tock
    How Joker Became the Most Hated, Loved, Obsessed-Over Movie of 2019“It’s been a trending story for about six weeks now, and that’s a lot more spotlight and attention than a normal film could count on getting.”
  16. crime
    Tekashi 6ix9ine Rejects Witness Protection Because Private Security Worked GreatAlso probably because laser-removing a face tattoo has got to hurt.
  17. controversy
    #BoycottMulan Trends After Star Liu Yifei Supports Hong Kong PoliceThe police force has been criticized for its conduct during protests.
  18. controversy
    Mario Lopez Lays Low After Comments About Transgender KidsWhy, Mario. Why.
  19. controversy
    Author’s Family Once Implicated in Murder Similar to One in Her BookIs the Where the Crawdads Sing murder based on true events?
  20. Jimmy Kimmel Predicts a Kathy Griffin Comeback: “She Is One of the […]Since the infamous Trump photo controversy in May 2017, Kathy Griffin has had an extremely challenging eight months full of lost jobs, lost […]
  21. Kathy Griffin Reflects on Her Trump Photo ControversyIt’s been almost three months since Kathy Griffin tweeted a photo of herself holding a bloody mask made to look like a beheaded Donald Trump – […]
  22. lena dunham
    Training Facility Defends Lena Dunham’s Decision to Re-Home Her DogThe Zen Dog says that Dunham’s dog, Lamby, exhibited several significant behavioral problems.
  23. bill maher
    Ice Cube Schooled Bill Maher on How He Crossed the LineMaher wasn’t so comfortable with apologizing, but he gave his guests the floor to treat his mistake as a teaching moment.
  24. kathy griffin
    Kathy Griffin Apologizes for Photo With Bloody, Severed Trump Head“I went way too far.”
  25. controversy
    Some Canadian Schools Have Banned Discussion of 13 Reasons WhySome district leaders are worried the show glamorizes suicide.
  26. controversy
    Nick Cannon Says He’s Leaving AGT, Claims NBC Threatened His Job Over Joke“So I wish AGT and NBC the best in its upcoming season but I can not see myself returning.”
  27. super bowl li
    Watch the Controversial Super Bowl Ad Featuring Trump’s Border WallThe ad is for 84 Lumber.
  28. controversy
    Lena Dunham Clarifies Her Odell Beckham Jr. Comments: ‘It’s My Sense of Humor’“Glad the outrage machine roars on though.”
  29. ghost in the shell
    Ghost in the Shell Producer Defends ScarJo RoleGhost in the Shell was a very international story, and it wasn’t just focused on Japanese.”
  30. controversy
    Madonna Exposed a Teenage Fan’s Breast During a Concert in Australia YesterdayBut talk of a lawsuit is unwarranted.
  31. How Offensive Is Rebel Wilson’s Trans Joke at the BAFTAs?“One day I hope to return here to win a BAFTA myself.”
  32. When Andrew Dice Clay Came to ‘SNL’ and Controversy FollowedSaturday, May 12, 1990. I was at a party in Brooklyn, loud reggae and techno, conversations about politics and culture. Around 11:25, I slipped […]
  33. Why the McKanye Feud Is Bad for EveryoneThe problem with the Who Is Paul McCartney? controversy.
  34. controversy
    Aaron Paul Bashes Toys ‘R’ Us for Pulling Breaking Bad ToysIn response to a Florida mom’s petition.
  35. controversy
    Bill Maher Weighs In on Israel-Gaza Conflict With Sexist Tweet It was a bad day for celebrities on Twitter.
  36. mea culpas
    Gary Oldman Apologizes for Anti-Semitic RemarksIn a statement addressed to the ADL.
  37. interviews
    Gary Oldman Defends Alec Baldwin and Mel Gibson, Slams ‘Political Correctness’In a Playboy interview.
  38. controversy
    What Is Shia LaBeouf’s Endgame?The former Transformers star now makes more headlines for his erratic behavior than for his acting.
  39. controversy
    Woody Allen Responds to Dylan Farrow AccusationIn a missive published in the New York Times, Allen also questions whether Ronan Farrow is his biological son.
  40. ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Creators Apologize for Racist EpisodeThe latest episode of CBS’s How I Met Your Mother, which aired Monday night, has caused a bit of controversy. The episode involved Jason […]
  41. controversy
    Leonardo DiCaprio Addresses The Wolf of Wall Street Excess Debate“This film may be misunderstood.”
  42. China Is Demanding More From Jimmy Kimmel Over Child’s JokeJimmy Kimmel Live continues to be criticized over a recent joke made by a child on the show. In a segment from Oct. 16, Kimmel asked several of […]
  43. The White House Will Be Forced to ‘Investigate’ a Joke From ‘Jimmy Kimmel […]Last week, ABC issued an apology for a child’s remark about China from the October 16 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Nevertheless, a petition […]
  44. ABC Apologizes for a Kid’s Remark in a ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ SegmentABC has apologized for an unscripted remark made by a child during a Jimmy Kimmel Live segment that aired earlier this month. The offending […]
  45. controversy
    Looking Back at the Controversy Ricky Gervais’s Derek Caused in the U.K.Critics felt Derek, which debuts on Netflix tomorrow, was severely insulting to the mentally handicapped. Ricky Gervais did not.
  46. Fox Ignores Pleas to Make ‘Dads’ Less RacistLast week, an Asian-American watchdog group called for Fox to reshoot offensive scenes in the pilot of its new Seth MacFarlane-produced sitcom, […]
  47. Asian-American Group Wants Seth MacFarlane’s New Show ‘Dads’ to Reshoot […]Seth MacFarlane’s new sitcom, Dads, hasn’t hit the airwaves yet, but it’s already experiencing trouble. Guy Aoki, founding president of […]
  48. controversy
    Homophobic Ender’s Game Author Asks for Tolerance As Movie Comes OutA planned boycott against the movie continues.
  49. controversy
    Lena Dunham Addresses Criticism of the Patrick Wilson Girls Episode Also, she gives her opinion about whether the infamous Adam sex scene was rape.
  50. controversy
    Mountain Dew Pulls Tyler, the Creator AdBecause many people thought it was racist.
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