Tag: Celebrity News

We all need to calm down: Channing Tatum officially signs on as Gambit

Despite rumors to the contrary, Channing Tatum has officially signed on to play the Cajun mutant Gambit in a stand alone entry to Fox’s “X-Men” franchise.   “X-Men” fans practically broke the internet last week when reports started to circulate that negotiations between the “Magic Mike” actor began to break down. As any Hollywood producer… Read More

A reliable force: Top 5 best Jake Gyllenhaal performances

Jake Gyllenhaal

The Gyllenhaals have become a Hollywood institution over the last decade; both Maggie and her brother, Jake, have proven themselves time and time again to be reliable forces in the films they inhabit. In honor of Jake Gyllenhaal’s recent release, “Southpaw,” let’s take a look back at some of the actor’s best performances to date.… Read More

Taylor Swift’s streak of courtesies tainted by strict contract

Taylor Swift performs at the MTV VMAs

Taylor Swift’s reputation has been raised onto a pedestal, especially with her recent responses (which have all gone viral) to fans reaching out to her. However, her innocence and courtesy doesn’t necessarily extend to everyone in her star-studded world.   A photographer by the name of Jason Sheldon recently published his open letter to the “Bad… Read More

Hulkmania: WWE severs ties to wrestling legend for racist remarks

Hulk Hogan shreds his shirt

Terry Bollea — known to the world as Hulk Hogan — made a career for himself in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) utilizing his mouth just as much as his muscles. Over the last few decades, he has cultivated an image as a born-again Christian and role model, but that all seems set to change.  … Read More

Pharrell’s ‘Freedom’ music video brings light to those oppressed

Music artist Pharell in his music video for "Freedom Shot"

To aid with the launch of Apple Music, Pharrell Williams launched his music video for new hit single, “Freedom.” The video is a compilation from global scenarios, such as people experiencing oppression or the challenge of attaining freedom.     Williams is dressed as a worker, with the first verse taking place in a work… Read More

When rap artists take notice: This week in the music industry

Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift’s battle royale Social media has taken the age old image of girl fights and calmed down the violence. Now, it’s all back talk and retweets, as recently demonstrated by Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift. When Minaj learned that her music video for “Anaconda” was not one of the listed nominees… Read More

Too ‘urban’: Why Zoe Kravitz was denied a role in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Zoe Kravitz in "Divergent"

Comic books have a reputation as a progressive artistic medium. Featuring numerous characters that range greatly in areas like race and sexual orientation, comics often find themselves considerably ahead of their curve. The irony of this, however, is that their film counterparts tend to stay behind this curve.   Actress Zoe Kravitz (“Divergent,” “Mad Max:… Read More

Nominees, words of courage, and momentary freak-outs: What people talked about this week

People Using Social Media Image

It’s easier to know the latest gossip in the entertainment industry when everything goes viral. What happens when it goes down? What has gone viral this week? What else has been broadcasted via the Internet? Read on to find out!   Instagram’s momentary shutdown Like any other website, social media platforms periodically experience technical difficulties.… Read More

Ed Sheeran’s pizza creation hits London Domino’s menus

Ed Sheeran graphic from CapitalFM promoting Sheeran's pizza deal with Domino's

Building Lego houses and thinking out loud are only two of Ed Sheeran‘s talents. Other than his skyrocketing music career, Sheeran is also a chef of sorts, emphasis on “of sorts.”   Prior to his back-to-back-to-back performance weekend in London, the teeny bopper artist tweeted to food conglomerate Domino’s Pizza that they should include his… Read More

Tom Selleck’s settlement offer accepted in water theft lawsuit

Actor Tom Selleck

When most people think of a heist, they envision money, diamonds, or gold being stolen, but recently it was the theft of water that made headlines.   On June 30, a lawsuit was filed against “Magnum, P.I.” actor Tom Selleck by the Calleguas Municipal Water District in Ventura County, California. According to the water district, Selleck… Read More