You have to give the folks at The X Factor credit for consistancy: Even their finale week press conference, held today on the show’s main stage at CBS Television City, opened with a full lighting package, an introduction from host Steve Jones, and mentor/judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger, and L.A. Reid emerging from the mega-screen doors with finalists… Continue reading ‘The X Factor’ judges and finalists on the Top 3′s favorite performances, and why you shouldn’t count out the groups
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ABC should have known that airing a cross-dressing comedy was going to draw controversy.
The upcoming series Work It — about two men who disguise themselves as women to land jobs — is taking fire from two organizations that say the show is offensive to the transgender community. “During a period in which the transgender… Continue reading Groups slam ABC cross-dressing comedy ‘Work It’
Last week, director Jafar Panahi’s latest movie was screened at the New York Film Festival, even as an appeals court in his native Iran upheld his sentence, calling for six years of imprisonment and a 20-year ban on filmmaking or travel outside his homeland. He’s one of several of Iran’s most prominent filmmakers who’ve faced harsh sentences in recent weeks. Now, Hollywood has come together in support of the jailed… Continue reading Academy and Other Hollywood Groups Urge Iran to Free Jailed Filmmakers
A new Rihanna music video, in which the singer guns down a man in retaliation for an apparent sexual assault, was condemned on Wednesday for … Continue reading U.S. groups attack Rihanna's 'Man Down' murder video
Kid Rock made good on his vow to donate to five organizations in his hometown of Detroit.. . The man born Robert Ritchie announced during the … Continue reading Kid Rock presents checks to 5 Detroit-area groups