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Melissa Etheridge is not backing off controversial comment she made about Angelina Jolie.

Addressing Angelina’s much discussed decision to have a preventive double mastectomy after testing revealed she carried a gene that gave her a high chance of getting cancer, Melissa challenged Brad Pitt‘s description of the choice as “brave.”

“I wouldn’t call (it) the brave choice,” the singer told the Washington Blade. “I actually think it’s… Continue reading Not Backing Down: Melissa Etheridge Again States Angelina Jolie Did NOT Make A Brave Choice With Preventive Double Mastectomy

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2012 03 20 MKothariProfile Why Did The Hunger Games Become Such a Hit in the United States but Battle Royale Did Not?By Monika Kothari, Anthropology and political theory student

This is going to be mostly speculative on my part, because I haven’t read Battle Royale, though it is somewhere on my list. I guess the answer to this depends on what you mean by a “hit”. I think that, taken in context, Battle Royale actually was quite a hit, but it never really… Continue reading Why Did The Hunger Games Become Such a Hit in the United States but Battle Royale Did Not?

Go Team USA! Dark horse Miss United States Of America Alexandria Mills walked away with the prized tiara at the 60th annual Miss World Pageant in the Chinese city Sanya on Saturday. The 18-year-old aspiring teacher from Kentucky wore a ravishing white gown as she beat out 114 contestants from across the Globe for the [...] Continue reading Miss United States Alexandria Mills Wins Miss World Pageant

Polanski Lawyer States U.S. Wants Him

On Saturday in Reuters, Paris the attorney of the filmmaker Roman Polanski has impeached the U.S. court for the desire of seeing the filmmaker “in shackles” as they had earlier in 1977 disapproved the bid to be sentenced in absentia for making sex with a girl who was just 13 years old, a minor. In [...] Continue reading Polanski Lawyer States U.S. Wants Him