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Life&Culture Chinese TV Station Faces Anger After Broadcasting Skit Featuring Blackface, Racist Stereotypes
Author: 0 Chinese TV Station Faces Anger After Broadcasting Skit Featuring Blackface, Racist Stereotypes

Since 1983, viewing at least part of the Spring Festival Gala on the state-run China Central Television network, or CCTV , has been a national tradition. And a sketch in the 2017 gala extolled the virtues of women who embrace "traditional roles". Last March, during China's annual rubber-stamp congress in Beijing, a politician presented a proposal urging the government to " strictly control Africans " living in China, claiming they "engage in drug trafficking, harassment of women, ...

Life&Culture House Actress Charlyne Yi Accuses Marilyn Manson of Sexual Harassment
Author: 0 House Actress Charlyne Yi Accuses Marilyn Manson of Sexual Harassment

According to Yi, Manson was a fan of the medical mystery drama and had visited the set of House a " long time ago " only to make the cast incredibly uncomfortable. "I do not remember it like she remembers it (and clearly we're quite a bit far apart on this) but I reached out to her privately and expressed that and more, including the possibility that perhaps we both are misremembering *exactly* what happened that night?" But that's probably why anyone likes Manson in the first place.

Life&Culture LeBron James responds to Laura Ingraham on Instagram
Author: 0 LeBron James responds to Laura Ingraham on Instagram

James cursed and said Trump did not care about the American people, while Durant said the US president was not a great leader. "He doesn't give a f**k about the people". And Durant responded earlier on Friday evening, telling USA Today's Sam Amick that Ingraham's comments were "racist". As noted by BuzzFeed News , Ingraham made these comments during a segment of her show, The Ingraham Angle , on February 15, after airing a video of James, Durant, and Cari Champion talking about ...

Life&Culture Watch Jamie Foxx Abrubtly End TV Interview Over Katie Holmes Question
Author: 0 Watch Jamie Foxx Abrubtly End TV Interview Over Katie Holmes Question

The pair's Wednesday outing is one of just a handful of appearances they've made in public together since September, but are rumored to have been dating since 2013. "He ready to go", Smith said when he realized Foxx was out. Holmes ditched her jacket and hat while walking back from the game, trading her accessories for a big bottle of water, while Foxx was seen walking out in a pair of red Nike shorts.

Life&Culture Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern on board for Big Little Lies season 2
Author: 0 Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern on board for Big Little Lies season 2

Nicole and Reese, who also serve as executive producers on the series, previously confirmed plans to reprise their respective roles as Celeste Wright and Madeline Martha Mackenzie as they announced a deal had been set for season two of the Golden Globe-winning crime drama, and now the rest of the main female cast have signed on to join them.

Life&Culture Penn State wins easily against Ohio State 79-56 - Recap, Box score
Author: 0 Penn State wins easily against Ohio State 79-56 - Recap, Box score

The Spartans will likely have their first team shoot-around just hours before the 2 p.m. ET tip-off due to a concert by country music group Little Big Horn, which will take place Friday night in the multi-purpose venue . Now, the Nittany Lions are the closest they've been to the Big Dance since that 2011 season. Forward Mike Watkins is a big body inside, standing at 6-foot-9, 254 pounds.

Life&Culture 'Black Panther' Movie Viewed As Game Changer For African-Americans
Author: 0 'Black Panther' Movie Viewed As Game Changer For African-Americans

Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the Marvel Cinematic Universe . "For once we are not just dressed in slave clothes or doing slavery or brutality". Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman , Michael B. Jordan , Lupita Nyong'o , Danai Gurira , Martin Freeman , Daniel Kaluuya, Angela Bassett , Letitia Wright , Winston Duke , Florence Kasumba, Forest Whitaker, Sterling K.

Life&Culture US Embassy in Ethiopia
Author: 0 US Embassy in Ethiopia "Strongly" Disagrees with Country's State of Emergency

The proposed reforms, which he did not specify, come at a time of unrest "where many lives have been lost, people have been displaced and property damaged, and there are efforts to harm investments", Hailemariam said. Now, within the last few months, that refusal to engage with the challenges of democracy has led to the inevitable result. However, Jawar Mohammed, an Oromo rights activist and head of the Oromia Media Network, said the state of emergency declaration was "unnecessary, ...

Life&Culture Sarah Jessica Parker has responded to Kim Cattrall's comments
Author: 0 Sarah Jessica Parker has responded to Kim Cattrall's comments

Parker tells People , "I couldn't imagine anyone else playing that part". 'It was completely fabricated, because I actually never responded. And though Andy Cohen has deemed the tiff a " catfight of one ", since Parker hasn't said anything unfavorable about Cattrall in public, it seems that the feud is growing to include even more players.

Life&Culture New Ready Player One Trailer Released
Author: 0 New Ready Player One Trailer Released

Here's the official synopsis for Ready Player One . Check it out below. What this final trailer actually shows us, though - as fans of the book will recognize - is the concluding confrontation in the movie... Miller and Hannah John-Kamen. Ready Player One is set for release on March 30. As a somber cover of Pure Imagination from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory plays, we see footage from inside the Oasis - a virtual reality world where the people of a ruined, near future Earth ...

Life&Culture 2014 champ Shiffrin 4th behind Hansdotter in Olympic slalom
Author: 0 2014 champ Shiffrin 4th behind Hansdotter in Olympic slalom

Friday morning, Mikaela Shiffrin awoke as a newly minted gold medalist, sobs and squeals of satisfaction behind her. Friday afternoon, with her signature event just finished, she raised her shoulders at the Yongpyong Alpine Centre, saying to everyone assembled, "What more could I have done?" Sure was.

Life&Culture Adam Levine And Behati Prinsloo Welcome Baby Girl Named Geo
Author: 0 Adam Levine And Behati Prinsloo Welcome Baby Girl Named Geo

Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine and his supermodel wife, Behati Prinsloo , have welcomed their second child together, according to multiple outlets : a baby girl named Geo Grace Levine . "That's a lot of babies". Prinsloo and Levine began dating in May 2012, and got married in Mexico two years later, in July 2014. "I want a lot [of babies]".

Author: 0 Jennifer Aniston 'doing okay' following split

The news had barely hit Twitter before fans of old-school Jennifer started breathlessly daydreaming: Maybe she'll get back with Brad Pitt . "They broke up, and they did it because they had serious issues", the insider told the magazine.

Life&Culture ANC puts motion of no confidence against Zuma
Author: 0 ANC puts motion of no confidence against Zuma

The EFF members walked out saying they would not participate in the election of a president by a Parliament that did not carry ou t its constitutionally mandated responsibility to discipline an errant president. Let it be the 6th parliament, not the 5th parliament. "We can not be the respecters of the constitution when it comes to Zuma, but when it comes to us, we want to pretend that we are clean", he said.

Life&Culture Watch Drake give away nearly $1 million in his 'God's Plan' video
Author: 0 Watch Drake give away nearly $1 million in his 'God's Plan' video

Viewers know the 6god gave away $996,631.90 to the residents of Miami. In an Instagram post he shared Thursday, Drake called the "God's Plan" music video "the most important thing I have ever done in my career". We get it, people have doubted you and you're ready to prove them wrong. If Drake doesn't make you smile, you're either a hater or a psychopath. In the 24 hours following the post , it garnered almost 1.6 million likes and, predictably, countless comments featuring the ...

Life&Culture Former Playboy model claims she had an affair with Trump, report says
Author: 0 Former Playboy model claims she had an affair with Trump, report says

Farrow spoke with Jerry George, a former AMI senior editor, who told him that the company never published anything about Trump without his approval. "[The agreement] took my rights away", McDougal told The New Yorker . "He offered me money", she wrote. "She told The New Yorker she wanted to avoid "(influencing) anybody's election" or receiving "death threats on my head".

Life&Culture Chinese New Year 2018
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China's annual CCTV Lunar gala, which was shown worldwide on Thursday night and gathered a whopping 800 million viewers, included a comedy sketch in which a Chinese woman put on blackface and a giant fake bottom to portray an elderly African lady - something which immediately caused an uproar on the Internet.

Life&Culture Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins 'Kung Fury' Feature Film
Author: 0 Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins 'Kung Fury' Feature Film

The original short film Kung Fury , which Hasselhoff also starred in, was a Kickstarter record-breaking success and was selected for Cannes Directors Fortnight and has gained over 40 million views worldwide. Schwarzenegger is represented by CAA. There's certainly a lot of star power attached to the Kung Fury movie, though it remains to seen whether a concept that already felt stretched at 30 minutes can make it all the way to 80 or 90.

Life&Culture Officer That Arrested Meek Mill Included On List Of
Author: 0 Officer That Arrested Meek Mill Included On List Of "Tainted" Cops

Though Stante failed to qualify in the event, ranking at No. 25, he still managed to garner some attention and get people outside Philly and the United States talking about rapper Meek Mill's prison sentence. While the list has not been made public, sources for The Philadelphia Inquirer say it includes Graham. In the months since Meek's arrest, his team has lobbed accusations of corruption at the judge as well as employees of the court, including one court employee who was ...

Life&Culture Icardi to Man United is Mino Raiola's intention
Author: 0 Icardi to Man United is Mino Raiola's intention

Raiola has facilitated the moves of several players to Old Trafford in recent years, including those of Paul Pogba , Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Icardi, 24, is under contract at Inter 2021 and they want to extend that deal further to help them rebuild the club into a Serie A force. "Rashford can play on the left and the right, Alexis is exactly the same".

Life&Culture 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Gets a Season 4 Premiere Date
Author: 0 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Gets a Season 4 Premiere Date

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 4 was officially confirmed by Netflix last June. The second half of the season premieres on the streaming service later in 2018. Through season three, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has earned 16 Emmy nominations including nominations in the Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series categories.

Life&Culture Sen. David Perdue: Trump wants all 4 'pillars' in immigration bill
Author: 0 Sen. David Perdue: Trump wants all 4 'pillars' in immigration bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-South Carolina, told reporters, "I'm looking for leadership from the White House, not demagoguery". Susan Collins of ME and Democrat Manchin. But judges in California and NY have issued temporary injunctions, requiring the Trump administration to restart the program. The U.S. Supreme Court could soon decide to weigh in on that issue, potentially casting even more doubt on what the future of U.S.

Life&Culture George RR Martin confirms release schedule of latest ASOIAF installment
Author: 0 George RR Martin confirms release schedule of latest ASOIAF installment

It seems that the awaited installment will have to give way for a 2018 release of " Fire and Blood ". There's good news and bad news for " Game of Thrones " book readers. Martin famously responded to those morbid prognosticators with a simple but direct message in 2014: "Fuck you". "Abridged versions of some of those pieces appeared as 'The Princess and the Queen , ' 'The Rogue Prince , ' and 'The Sons of the Dragon , '" he writes , "but these are the full versions, together with some ...