Trump Says He May Commute Sentence Of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Blagojevich was convicted on charges including wire fraud, extortion and soliciting bribes while governor. He served from January 2003 to January 2009, when the Illinois Senate removed him from office. Blagojevich began serving a 14-year prison sentence in 2012. ASSOCIATED PRESS Former Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich was also a contestant on Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice” reality TV show. Prosecutors in the case said Blagojevich, a …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Apologizes For ‘Tone Deaf’ Take On Mass Shootings

Neil deGrasse Tyson El Paso, Texas, and The celebrity astrophysicist angered many on Sunday when he compared the death toll in both massacres to the average number of lives lost to the flu, medical errors and car accidents in a 48-hour period.  Tyson responded to the backlash early Monday, saying he “got this one wrong” in “My intent [with the tweet] was to offer objectively true information that might help shape conversations and reactions to preventable ways we die,” he said. “Where …

How reality TV produced a new generation of presenters

But in an industry which is so difficult to succeed in, what qualities might they need to connect with viewers? Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Ovie Soko presented a cooking segment with Ruth Langsford on This Morning last week Rylan Clark-Neal, for example, has become one of TV’s most familiar faces since he first appeared as an X Factor contestant in 2012. As that year’s novelty contestant, his career could easily have gone the same way as Wagner and Honey …

Why Are You Still Doing Bikram Yoga?

This fall, dozens more will pay the same amount for a teacher training in Acapulco, Mexico. Choudhury and his students ― the majority of whom are women ― will spend nine weeks at a Sheraton resort on Mexico’s Pacific coast, equipped with an 18-hole golf course, pools, bars, restaurants and “an outstanding wellness area,” according to the program description. It’s bizarre to me that people still go to these trainings. Jessamyn Stanley, yoga instructor “Teacher Training was intense and demanding,” …

LGBTQ Advocates Shred Mario Lopez Over Remarks On Transgender Youth

In a June 23 appearance on “ “I’ve had children say they were mermaids, I’ve had children say they could fly,” said Owens, a conservative conspiracy theorist and Fox News commentator. She then brought up reportedly identifies as transgender. “I am trying to understand this new Hollywood mentality where they just think their children now have the mental authority,” she added.  Lopez responded by saying he was “trying to understand it myself,” adding that he didn’t want Owens to consider him a part of …

Melissa McCarthy Was Starstruck Meeting U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

Melissa McCarthy may be an award-winning celebrity in her own right, but even she was apparently awestruck by the U.S. women’s national soccer team. weirdly geeked out” and “got really nervous” while meeting the Women’s World Cup champions at a screening of her latest movie in Los Angeles. But the soccer stars turned out to be “so nice and really cool,” McCarthy said. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Melissa McCarthy (@melissamccarthy) on Aug 5, 2019 at …

Tom Brady is being dad-shamed after diving off a cliff with his 6-year-old daughter

(CNN)NFL superstar Tom Brady made a splash after he posted a video of a cliff dive he took with his young daughter. “If Vivi is going to be an Olympic champion one day, it probably won’t be in synchronized diving,” Brady wrote in the post. “Daddy always give her a 10 though!” If Vivi is going to be an Olympic champion one day, it probably won’t be in synchronized diving. Daddy always gives her a 10 though! 🏅🏅🏅 A post …

Donald Trump’s Speech After Mass Shootings Was Empty And Disingenuous

Donald Trump spoke to the nation Monday after at least 31 people died in mass shootings in cities over the weekend. called on the country to stamp out racism and hatred and fight the dark corners of the internet where such ideologies are allowed to flourish. Here’s a look at Trump’s speech ― and what he didn’t say about his own role in fanning the flames of hatred. Trump spent the weekend at his golf club in New Jersey, even …

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault as Stockholm trial begins

Stockholm, Sweden (CNN)American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault charges in a Swedish court on Tuesday, on the first day of a trial that has grabbed the attention of US President Donald Trump and the world’s media. A$AP Rocky’s lawyer, Slobodan Jovicic, maintains his client did not commit any crime. The rapper asserts that he was acting in self-defense when he threw the victim to the ground and stepped on his arm. “Please bear in mind that A$AP …

John Travolta Plays A Creepy Celebrity Stalker In ‘The Fanatic’ Trailer

John Travolta, who has met a few starstruck followers in his time, turns the tables on the celebrity-obsessed masses for his latest film.  In a trailer for “The Fanatic” posted recently, the “Pulp Fiction” star plays a man called Moose, who is stalking movie star Hunter Dunbar (Devon Sawa). With the help of a paparazzo pal who knows how to locate the homes of the rich and famous, Moose’s obsession with Hunter goes haywire. Watch the preview above. Harvey Fierstein …