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Kanye West Slammed For Saying Slavery Was A "Choice"

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You were there for 400 years, and it is all of y'all? He goes on to say "that we're the human race". "I think what you're doing right now is actually the absence of thought", Lathan said . West posted a screenshot of his text conversation with Sean on Twitter Tuesday (May 1), in which the "Bounce Back" rapper writes, "Interview all GEMS!" Simply put, I assumed he just said it for attention. Read More »

'The Simpsons' creator Matt Groening responds to controversy over 'racist' Apu

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Comedian Hari Kondabolu, whose documentary The Problem with Apu helped bring the debate around Apu in the public spotlight, also expressed his disappointment in Groening's response. In the wake of the controversy, Apu voice actor Hank Azaria said he is willing to step aside . While Groening did little to add any clarification, current Simpsons showrunner Al Jean promised that this wouldn't be the last we'd hear about Apu's status . Read More »

Kanye West says slavery was 'a choice'

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He said he became addicted to opioids doctors had prescribed after the liposuction which led to him taking more pills during his Life Of Pablo tour which was cut short in November 2016 when he was admitted to hospital. West said he wants an apology from Obama, who called him a "jacka**" in 2009 for interrupting Taylor Swift's speech at the MTV Video Music Awards. "Don't tell the world I'm a jackass", he said. Read More »

Meghan Markle gets a crucial wedding tip from friend Serena Williams

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I didn't get to eat mine at the wedding. We were just having so much fun". Likewise, Williams also makes sure that Ohanian knows how their relationship would be different if she was the same race as him. When asked how she feels about her close friend getting married in what is to be one of the biggest events of this year, she says, "I'm obviously super happy for her". Read More »

Trump gives thumbs-down to White House Correspondent's Dinner comic

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Speaking of which, why did they hire her? Chambers then asked whether the White House was concerned about Rep. Adam Schiff's (D., Calif.) opinion that Mueller's leaked questions indicate a focus on obstruction of justice. Trump still apparently nurses a grudge from the 2011 dinner , when Barack Obama and Seth Meyers mercilessly skewered him , possibly to the point of inspiring him to run for president to prove his haters wrong. Read More »

Kylie Jenner Is Evening Standard Magazine's Cover Star

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Kylie Jenner is opening up about her life as a new mom in a candid interview with none other than her sister, Kim Kardashian! Kim asked her sister about how she was coping with the early challenges of motherhood, and Kylie made it pretty clear: What challenges?! It's really satisfying. Read More »

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Have New Royal Neighbors

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The Royal Mint revealed on Tuesday a new coin design that will commemorate the next momentous occasion for the royal family - the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! According to a statement from the Royal Mint, the couple sat for portraits together and the pair were depicted looking lovingly into each other's eyes. Read More »

Mickey Callaway, Sandy Alderson address Matt Harvey 'partying' report

So, I guess the short answer is no", he said. While one guest said Harvey was "stumbling around", another guest attested that he was sober - and that nobody knew who he was. What is still in it for either party? According to the New York Post, Harvey attended the Thursday night opening of Avra Beverly Hills, which also included stars Halle Berry, Cindy Crawford, Ellen Pompeo and Selma Blair. Read More »

Texas Attorney General Files Federal Lawsuit To End DACA

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CNN reported that Texas is leading the lawsuit, which comes as the Trump administration attempts to end the program. He says he won a challenge to another immigration program very similar to DACA at the highest court in the land. Trump announced past year that he would be rescinding the program with a six-month window, opening the door for Congress to pass a legislative solution. Read More »

Funeral Services For Dallas Police Officer Rogelio Santander

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Santander was 27 years old. He was fatally shot last week while questioning a suspected shoplifter at a Home Depot store. Rogelio always wanted to become a police officer. After the service Santander was taken to the Restland cemetery in Dallas where he was laid to rest. Meantime, Santander's partner Chrystal Ameida and a Home Depot civilian security officers continue to recover from wounds suffered during the incident. Read More »

Chris Hemsworth's wife got a Thor tattoo at just 15-years-old

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Elsa Pataky has quite a few tattoos, but one has a major connection to her husband, Chris Hemsworth . The couple met in 2010, tied the knot soon after and now have three gorgeous children - 6-year-old daughter India and 4-year-old twin sons Sasha and Tristan - all while Hemsworth's career was skyrocketing. Read More »

Lamar Jackson I'm Excited to Learn from RG3

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The Ravens have a lot of good players, but they are lacking in young star power, guys who move the meter from a national perspective and bring some juice and swagger. Most of Louisville's playmakers from the 2016 season departed last summer, and the Cardinals did a very poor of protecting Jackson both years. When asked about whether he would be paying extra close attention to where Jackson, he said he definitely would in addition to who the Raiders draft this weekend. Read More »

Blake Shelton Says "People Are Way Off The Mark" About Cryptic Tweet

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I nearly gave up", Shelton tweeted last Wednesday . I nearly gave up. "However, now I could finally see something on up the horizon there!" Wait! Could it be?! Yep! Meanwhile, Lambert's ex-husband Blake Shelton was dragged into the controversy after fans speculated that his cryptic tweet about "karma" was meant to diss her. Read More »

NBC Staffers Were Reportedly Told to Cover Tom Brokaw Support Letter

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As Variety previously reported, more than 60 current and former NBC employees have signed the letter , including Rachel Maddow, Andrea Mitchell, and Mika Brzezinski. "Management has played absolutely no role whatsoever". Megyn Kelly cautioned her colleagues during Megan Kelly Today on Monday that there could be more to the story than what is now making headlines. Read More »

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge name son Louis Arthur Charles

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Even though the name Louis is generally associated with the now non-existent monarchy of France with King Louis' of France I-XVI, the name Louis has popped up in the British royal family from time to time. Mary's Hospital in London, the same hospital where she gave birth to her older children, Prince George , 4, and Princess Charlotte , who turns 3 on May 2. Read More »

Juror in Cosby Trial says Cosby Deposition Led to Verdict

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The defense said it was consensual. A juror in Bill Cosby's sex assault trial said the entertainer's own words sealed his conviciton. "I think it was his deposition, really". "After thoughtful and meticulous consideration of the information and evidence provided to us, we came to our unanimous verdict", the jury said. Cosby is under house arrest with a Global Positioning System ankle bracelet until his sentencing in June. Read More »

'Westworld' Renewed For Season 3

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If you haven't yet seen Westworld , it would be a crime to spoil things, so let's just say that, in contrast with Season 1, being a human guest inside the sprawling amusement park for the mega-rich is no longer the safe bet it once was. WESTWORLD returned for its ten-episode second season Sunday, April 22. Well, at least that was the way of it in the first season. It's taken leaps, pushing women out of the sterotypes and giving them concrete storylines. Read More »

The Duke of Cambridge signs Prince Louis' birth register

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Proud dad Prince William signed the birth certificate on Tuesday at Kensington Palace. If you thought a royal birth certificate might be fancier than usual-say, hand-printed in gold ink on ivory card stock-think again. It's said the young prince's full name read as, His Royal Highness Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge . The Duchess has only had two visitors - her two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Read More »

Arrested Development Season 4 Is Getting A "Remix" On Netflix

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Series creator Mitch Hurtwitz on Tuesday took to social media to announce that a "remix" of Arrested's polarizing fourth season will be released this Friday, retelling the complicated story in a linear, easier-to-digest format. "It's amusing in a whole new way, and I believe it creates a really entertaining and hilarious new experience for the 'viewer'". Hurwitz said he had some time in between Season 4 and the upcoming fifth season to recut the story into a more traditional season of " ... Read More »

This Might Be The Definitive Kanye West Interview

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When it came to his meeting with Trump in late 2016, West says, "This was the Ye that wanted to do something, wanted to change something, and I would meet with him today, and I would talk about Chicago". I am going to take the stigma off the word insane. As for his current relationship with Jay Z: "I haven't seen him, but I can feel him". (Frank, please don't become a Republican!) A few days after dipping his toes into the Kanye West discourse with a.jpg of Mike Myers staring at the ... Read More »

'SNL' Star Aidy Bryant Is a Married Woman: See the Pic!

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The actress confirmed the news on Instagram with a lovely recessional photo taken by Sasithon Photography . Family, friends and several of her " SNL " co-stars were in attendance, including Michael Che and Kate McKinnon . "We've been together a long time. nearly nine years". "She was smiling from ear to ear all day". Congratulations to Bryant and O'Malley! "I walked in the door and our dog had a bow tie on, and I was like, 'My dog doesn't wear a bow tie". Read More »

Blac Chyna reportedly expecting child with 18-year-old boyfriend

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The couple has yet to confirm the news, but the teenaged rapper revealed that he would be down to have a baby with Chyna during a recent interview . The star is also locked in a legal battle with members of Rob's famous family, after she claimed they had their reality show cancelled. Chyna cozied up to Jay Sunday at the Lashed Ladies Luncheon, making the lunch date their own as they embraced and kissed in front of photographers. Read More »

Tony Award Nominations Promise Clash Of Big Brands

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Critic and audience favorite " Harry Potter and the Cursed Child " has garnered 10, along with the revival of " My Fair Lady ". Any player who participates will be entered to win two tickets to the Tony Awards dress rehearsal, and anyone who correctly predicts all 26 categories will be entered to win free Broadway tickets for a year. Read More »

Hasbro Nabs Saban's 'Power Rangers' Brand for $522 Million

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This ninja spin comes as Hasbro, the world's largest toy maker whose franchises includes "My Little Pony", "Monopoly" and "The Transformers", seeks to recover from the losses of USA toy retailer Toys R Us . Earlier this year, Hasbro signed a deal with Saban for the toy maker to design, produce and bring to market a wide variety of toys and role-play items inspired by Power Rangers . Read More »

Rapper Calls On Gangs To Attack Kanye West After Trump Comments

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West attempts to explain his Trumpism through motivational language, saying that he likes Trump because Trump did the impossible in winning the presidency, and T.I. T.I.: Prolly so, Ye, but where you tryna go with this? "We better not ever see you around the LBC", Daz continues. The video features, Kanye, T.I., producers Pi'erre Bourne and Mike Dean and a few more people in what appears to be Yeezy's Calabasas, Calif. Read More »

TMZ: Avicii Died by Self-Inflicted Wounds From Shattered Wine Bottle

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Two sources said the shards came from a broken bottle. The two sources close to TMZ also reports that Avicii broke a bottle and used the glass to inflict the fatal wound. In a documentary titled " Avicii: True Stories", released in October previous year, he also repeatedly warned that the touring lifestyle was going to kill him - but that he was being pressured to continue. Read More »

GST revenues surpass Rs 1 lakh crore mark

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The e-way bill or the electronic-way bill, branded as a major anti-evasion measure, captures a vehicle's details from pickup to delivery. The government mopped up Rs 1.03 lakh crore in GST collection in April, indicating stabilisation of the new indirect tax regime which was rolled out on July 1 previous year. Read More »

Prince William and Kate Middleton Celebrate 7th Anniversary with Sweet Throwback Photo

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Royal biographer Ingrid Seward says that Prince Louis completes the family of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, according to People Magazine. A belated happy anniversary to you, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. "Boy-girl-boy is pretty cool as well". The newlyweds made their home at Kensington Palace. The couple met when they were both studying Art History at the University of St Andrews - with the relationship becoming public in 2004. Read More »

Valmark Advisers Inc. Buys Shares of 4955 Oracle Co. (NYSE:ORCL)

The stock decreased 1.11% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $16.07. About 14.42 million shares traded. Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ) has risen 1.20% since May 1, 2017 and is uptrending. H.C. Wainwright initiated Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. Bank of America has "Buy" rating and $60 target. JP Morgan upgraded Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) rating on Wednesday, June 29. Read More »

'Subversive' icon Peppa Pig hogs the headlines in China

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The official reason for the ban is still unclear, but state media suspect it is due to the cartoon's likely connection to the subversive sub-culture created among viewers in China . State media The Global Times and People's Daily also noted the proliferation of fake Peppa Pig merchandise might have a negative impact on children. Read More »