Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Adam Carolla: "Condescending And Offensive" To Say We Need To Teach Our Boys Not To Hit Girls

Posted in Entertainment News

Realclearpolitics.com 9/25/2014

"... ADAM CAROLLA: I just realized, you know, we talk about all these things that kids pick up or don't pick up and all these stories about the NFL, a smacking his kids around, guys smacking their wives around. I don't think -- and there's a lot of "we need to educate our boys." It's like, no, not Sonny. He's not going to need to be educated on you don't punch a woman. And he's not going to be educated on you don't physically assault your four-year-old. He's not going to need that kind of education. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2014/09/17/carolla_condescending_and_offensive_to_say_we_need_to_teach_our_boys_not_to_hit_girls.html 

Nicole Kidman Pays Tribute To Her 'Calm, Wise, Self-Restrained, And Generous' Father

Posted in Entertainment News

Celebrity.yahoo.com 9/25/2014

"... Nicole Kidman, with husband Keith Urban by her side, remembered her late father, Antony Kidman, at his funeral on Friday. The actress called her dad a devoted family man who always supported her, especially when she was going through her high-profile divorce from Tom Cruise. ..."

Read the entire article: https://celebrity.yahoo.com/blogs/celeb-news/nicole-kidman-pays-tribute-to-her-calm-wise-self-restrained-and-generous-father-174105309.html 

Hope Solo Shouldn't Be Playing Professional Sports, Either

Posted in Entertainment News

Jezebel.com 9/25/2014

"... The NFL's handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case has opened a belated discussion on how professional sports enable crap behavior in their athletes, and the private horror of domestic violence for its victims. But in the flurry of firings and bannings and panel appointings in the NFL, one professional sports league has done nothing to discipline its own high-profile athlete accused of domestic abuse. ..."

Read the entire article: http://jezebel.com/hope-solo-shouldnt-be-playing-professional-sports-eith-1636783014?utm_campaign=socialflow_jezebel_facebook&utm_source=jezebel_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow 

Why Has Kelly Brook Got Away With Punching Two Men?

Posted in Entertainment News

Theguardian.com 9/25/2014

"... Kelly Brook is no ordinary woman. Men have voted her the sexiest woman in the world; women have declared her to have the best British female body. And the world’s most politically incorrect deodorant, Lynx, reportedly paid her £1m to promote its Axe body spray. Oh and another thing, she thinks it’s funny to punch her boyfriends in the face. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/11/kelly-brook-punching-two-men-jason-statham-danny-cipriani-male-victims-violence 

Emma Watson: Feminism Too Often Linked With Man-Hating

Posted in Entertainment News

Bbc.co.uk 9/25/2014

"... Harry Potter star Emma Watson spoke for 15 minutes without notes at the UN about gender equality. She is launching a campaign called HeForShe, which aims to get more men and boys fighting for equal rights. "I was appointed six months ago and the more I have spoken about feminism the more I have realised that fighting for women's rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating," she said. "If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop." ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/29308459 

Hope Solo Sets U.S. Shutout Record While Awaiting Domestic Violence Trial

Posted in Athletes

Usatoday.com 9/23/2014

"...  In the waning moments of the U.S. women's rout of Mexico, the crowd behind Hope Solo's goal began chanting her name. They knew she was on the verge of making history. With the 8-0 U.S. victory, Solo, playing while facing domestic violence charges in Washington, collected her record 72nd shutout with the national team. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2014/09/13/us-women-rout-mexico-8-0/15614835/ 

Celebrities Line Up For Stand Up To Cancer Event

Posted in Entertainment News

Guardianlv.com 9/18/2014

"... Stand Up To Cancer, a charity event designed as a fund-raiser for cancer research programs, has announced an all-star line up for the celebrity studded show. The show has been made possible by the stations NBC, ABS, Fox and CBS. All have donated an hour of commercial-free airtime. This will be the fourth time that theStand Up To Cancer show has been produced. ..."

Read the entire article: http://guardianlv.com/2014/09/celebrities-line-up-for-stand-up-to-cancer-event-tonight-video/

Celebrity Scandals Prove That Celebrities Are Tragic And Flawed, Just Like Everyone Else

Posted in Entertainment News

Chicagonow.com 9/18/2014

"... When celebrities behave badly, judgment by way of public opinion has no other choice but to be swift and striking.  Because let’s face it, there’s no better way to make a statement to the world about America’s public relations stance on domestic violence/child abuse/drug abuse than to have a celebrity find him or herself in a public family tragedy. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.chicagonow.com/pimps-preachers-politicians/2014/09/rice-peterson-marshall-celebrity-scandals-prove-that-celebrities-are-tragic-and-flawed-just-like-everyone-else/ 

Celebrities Reveal The Crazy Things Fans Say To Them On The Street

Posted in Entertainment News

Huffingtonpost.com 9/18/2014

"... Celebrity sightings are undeniably awesome. There's something magical about seeing that Reese Witherspoon is an actual person who shops at Whole Foods instead of a figment of your Elle Woods imagination. But sometimes, we normal folk let the excitement get the best of us, which results in these hilariously awkward fan moments, as recounted by the stars themselves. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/17/what-fans-say-to-celebrities_n_5835462.html

Why Presidents Are Also Celebrities

Posted in Entertainment News

Theatlantic.com 9/18/2014

"... Americans ask a lot of our presidents. We ask, you could reasonably argue, too much of our presidents. We ask them not just to champion legislation, to lead powerful armed forces, to be heads of state, to be heads of political parties, to be constantly campaigning; we ask them also to lead us in a way that is fuzzier and yet, in some sense, more meaningful. We ask them to entertain us. We ask them to inspire us. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/09/how-our-presidents-became-our-celebrities/380420/


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