Jeremy Piven releases statement after Entourage sexual misconduct claims surface

Piven strongly denied the allegations in a statement sent to USA TODAY. “I unequivocally deny the appalling allegations being peddled about me,” said Piven in a statement provided by his rep, Jennifer Allen. “It did not happen. It takes a great deal of courage for victims to come forward with their histories, and my hope is that the allegations about me that didn’t happen, do not detract from stories that should be heard.” Actress and reality star Ariane Bellamar claimed in posts on her Twitter account Monday that the Emmy-winning Entourage star groped her on two occasions. Bellamar alleged that one encounter took place in Piven’s trailer on the Entourage… Read More

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Shocked viewers take to Twitter to slam Adam Sandler after he touches Claire Foy’s knee

Shocked viewers have raged  out at Hollywood star Adam Sandler, 51, after he repeatedly touched British actress Claire Foy during  Friday night’s, Graham Norton Show.  Foy appeared to squirm with embarrassment throughout the ordeal. Foy appeared to pat away Sandlers hand but her efforts seemed to go unnoticed, as he soon placed it back on her knee- much to her apparent awkwardness.  Double Oscar winner, Emma Thompson, was also a guest on the show. She appeared to glare at Sandler throughout the awkward encounter. Thompson, 58, is Sandlers co-star in the new Netflix film The Meyerwitz Stories. Claire Foy has been extremely vocal during the Weinstein scandal. She called the disgraced movie producer… Read More

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Afshin Shahidi releases rarely seen images of Prince

More than a year after the sudden death of the miltitalented musician, Shahidi is releasing some never-before-published photos of his friend in a new book.   Prince and Sheila E are photographed backstage on Prince’s “One Nite Alone Tour” in 2002. Shahidi shared one photo that he took of Prince watching one of his own performances on a monitor, describing how Prince would watch each of his own performances and sometimes critique the work of his band as well.     Shahidi said that he eventually became very close to Prince, and that when his own daughter, Yara Shahidi, got one of her first roles as a child actor, Prince… Read More

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Netflix is raising its prices 

USA Today- Netflix is raising the prices on its standard and premium streaming subscription services. The standard service, which allows customers to stream shows and movies in HD on up to two screens at the same time, is now priced at $10.99 monthly, and was previously $9.99. The premium service, which provides viewing on up to four screens (plus ultra HD content access), is $13.99 and was previously $11.99. The basic service, which enables Netflix (NFLX, Tech30) streaming on one screen and doesn’t allow for HD or ultra HD viewing, will remain at $7.99. This price influx does not yet apply to existing members. According to a statement released by… Read More

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Carlos Nuzman, Rio 2016 Olympic chief, arrested in corruption investigation

Carlos Nuzman, Rio 2016 Olympic chief, arrested in corruption investigation. (The Guardian)- The president of Brazil’s Olympic committee, who also oversaw last year’s Rio Olympics was arrested Thursday as it was alleged 16 gold bars worth $2m (£1.53m) that were stored in a bank in Switzerland were among his hidden assets. The investigation into corruption within the International Olympic Committee (IOC) escalated as Carlos Nuzman, the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, was detained amid claims that he was a key figure in a bribery scandal which led to Rio de Janeiro being awarded South America’s first Olympics. (NY Times) Rio beat out Madrid, Chicago and Tokyo with its 2016… Read More

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Cam Newton under fire for sexist remarks to female reporter

 TIME- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is under fire for laughing at a female reporter’s use of football terminology during a news conference on Oct. 4, 2017. Jourdan Rodrigue, a reporter who covers the team for the @charlotteobserver, asked Newton about running receiver Devin Funchess embracing “the physicality of his routes.” Newton, the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in 2015, cracked a smile and responded, “it’s funny to hear a female talk about routes, like … it’s funny.” Afterward, Rodrigue said on Twitter: “I don’t think it’s ‘funny’ to be a female and talk about routes. I think it’s my job.” Panthers spokesperson Steven Drummond told the Associated Press that Newton… Read More

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Hillary Clinton ridiculed for ‘ignorant’ comments on gun control following Vegas mass shooting 

(Fox News) Hillary Clinton came under fire Monday for issuing what critics called an “ignorant” and “irrelevant” statement going after the NRA and silencers in the hours following the Las Vegas mass shooting. As details were still emerging regarding the mass shooting Clinton took to Twitter to imagine how much deadlier the massacre may have been if silencers had been used. “The crowd fled at the sound of gunshots. Imagine the deaths if the shooter had a silencer, which the NRA wants to make easier to get,” she tweeted, adding: “Our grief isn’t enough. We can and must put politics aside, stand up to the NRA, and work together to try… Read More

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Loaded high-capacity magazines and 42 guns found in Vegas shooter’s hotel room and home

ABC News- A total of 42 guns were found in the suspected Las Vegas shooter’s hotel room and house, police reported on Monday night. Las Vegas Police Department Assistant Sheriff Todd R. Fasulo said that 23 guns were found in the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino room where suspected shooter Stephen Paddock fired into a crowd, and 19 were found out of his Mesquite, Nevada home.  Law enforcement sources reported on Monday that multiple loaded high-capacity magazines were found in the hotel room. There were handguns in the room being used by Paddock. Among the guns and ammunition police found were some high-powered rifles considered capable of penetrating police armor. … Read More

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