In the wake of the Duck Dynasty public relations nightmare after A&E decided to indefinitely suspend star Phil Robertson after he made homophobic and racist comments in a GQ interview, network executives are privately admitting the hit reality show should have been taken off the air for two weeks during the holiday break, radio detection and rangingOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
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Ben Affleck is keenly aware of the fact that many of you are not thrilled about his casting as Batman in the upcoming Zack Snyder feature Batman vs. Superman – but the actor is doing the best he can to help allay those concerns.
Bat-fleck has now taken his case to the public in a Playboy interview in which the actor talks about his motivations… Continue reading Ben Affleck Talks Batman, Internet Backlash and 'Daredevil' Regrets in New Interview
Sassy, yes. Sexy, no. Disney has pulled a redesign of “Brave” character Merida after facing backlash over the “sexy” makeover.
Disney had put up the new version of Merida for her “coronation” as a Disney princess on May 11. The new Merida looked thinner, had a fuller bust, and was wearing eye makeup. Her signature wild red curls were tamer, and she sported a sash instead of a bow and arrows.
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While 2011 was the year of Blake for Chanel, Rihanna for Armani and Demi for Ann Taylor, many retailers are introducing lesser-known faces for spring 2012 campaigns.
WWD recently confirmed the appointment of Alice Dellal as the face of Chanel’s Boy collection. Best known for her half-shaved head and punk rock… Continue reading Blake Lively Backlash? Fashion Ads Going Indie
I’m such a film cynic that in spite of being a fiend for all things Muppet I’ve been worried about Jason Segel’s The Muppets for a while now, even after the recent trailer that was supposedly cynic-proof (the fart shoes joke really is lame). At its very best, I’m expecting a movie exuding the kind of grown-up-fan love mixed with studio compromising that we witnessed from Joe Dante… Continue reading The Conversation: Does the Backlash from Frank Oz and Others Hurt Expectations for 'The Muppets'?