China Lowballed Hollywood Box Office By 9% In 2016, Audit Finds – Report

In June, it emerged that the MPAA had hired an accounting firm to audit Middle Kingdom box office on a select number of films. This was the first time the Hollywood studios availed themselves of a clause in the longform agreement with China which gives them the ability to take their own look at the books.
A report by the Wall Street Journal today says PricewaterhouseCoopers has found ticket sales were under-reported in 2016 by about 9%. Citing people familiar with the…
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Las Vegas Shooting: At Least 20 Dead At Music Concert, Suspected Gunman Killed

A gunman who opened fire Sunday night at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas is dead, police officials say. The suspected shooter, whose name has not been released, killed at least 20 people and injured more than 100, according to the latest reports, after firing on the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.
Singer Jason Aldean was performing on stage when the shooting began, sending concertgoers ducking and fleeing as SWAT…
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By | 2017-10-02T04:44:02+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Controversial, Jason Aldean, Las Vegas Attack, Las Vegas Shooting, Music, Route 91 Harvest|Tags: |

Football Protests: Jay-Z Stands For Kaepernick On ‘SNL’, Fox Ignores Kneeling Dolphins In London

Jay-Z stood up for Colin Kaepernick on Saturday Night Live last night, wearing a football jersey with #7 on front and “Colin K” on the back. The sartorial shout-out came as the rapper performed his “Bam” with a guest appearance by Damien Marley.

JAY_Z (@S_C_) and @damianmarley! 🙌🙌🙌 #SNLPremiere pic.twitter.com/i1M0Q05sUF
— Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) Octo…
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By | 2017-10-01T11:44:31+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Controversial, Jay-Z, Miami Dolphins, News, Saturday Night Live, SNL, sports protest|Tags: |

Hillary Clinton Tweets Support For San Juan Mayor As Donald Trump Doubles Down – Update

Hillary Clinton has Carmen Yulín Cruz’s back. “Don’t let anyone make you feel alone,” Clinton has tweeted. “We are with you and Puerto Rico.”
Clinton’s tweet came just about 45 minutes after Donald Trump doubled down on his criticism of the San Juan Mayor. Said Trump: “Results of recovery efforts will speak louder” than her “complaints.” His latest salvo – his 16th tweet of the day from his New Jersey golf resort – comes after hours of intense backlash to his morning…
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By | 2017-09-30T16:46:42+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Carmen Yulin Cruz, Controversial, Donald Trump, News, Politics, Puerto Rico|Tags: |

Joe Scarborough Says President “Hiding At A Country Club”; Other Scathing Responses To Trump’s Puerto Rico Tweets

President Donald Trump’s self-pitying, finger-pointing series of tweets this morning accusing San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of “poor leadership” and being “nasty to Trump” have drawn even harsher-than-usual criticism from Beltway pundits and Hollywood/New York celebrities.
“Poor leadership would be hiding at a country club golfing while fellow Americans are suffering and dying,” tweeted Morning Joe‘s Joe Scarborough. Said Hamilton playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda, “You’re…
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By | 2017-09-30T13:44:09+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Controversial, Donald Trump, hollywood reaction, Joe Scarborough, News, Politics, Puerto Rico, Social Media|Tags: |

Donald Trump Spreads Blame In Hurricane Response: “Fake News,” San Juan Mayor & Puerto Ricans

President Donald Trump, caught up short by the widely televised criticisms of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, went on one of his now-standard weekend twitter rants, accusing Cruz of “poor leadership” and others on the hurricane-devastated island who “want everything to be done for them.”
From his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, the president also lashed out at his usual targets: CNN, NBC, “fake news” and Democrats. (See the tweets below.)
“The Fake News Networks…
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By | 2017-09-30T11:45:53+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Carmen Yulin Cruz, Controversial, Donald Trump, News, Politics, Puerto Rico, San Juan|Tags: |

‘Thursday Night Football’ Suspended By Lightning After Players Link Arms Before National Anthem – Update

UPDATED, 6:18 PM: A lightning storm is predicted to hit the Green Bay area soon, so NFL officials have suspended the Bears-Packers game. During the commercial break after the first quarter, a weather warning was issued, and CBS announcer Jim Nantz said, “They asked everyone for their personal safety to move to the shelter of the concourses in an orderly manner.” The feed cut to players returning to their locker rooms and fans leaving their seats, and lightning flashes…
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By | 2017-09-28T20:48:24+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: aaron rodgers, Breaking News, CBS, Controversial, Donald Trump, NFL, NHL, Sports, Thursday Night Football|Tags: |

Bill Maher: What If “Madman” Trump’s Crazy Nuke Threats Work? Nah…

Playing someone’s advocate, Real Time‘s Bill Maher wondered aloud tonight whether President Donald Trump‘s nuke-threatening bluster against North Korea’s Kim Jong-un might, well, work.
“If by working,” answered CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, “you mean North Korea de-nuclearizing, I would give him the Nobel Prize. But I think that is highly, highly, highly unlikely.”
The HBO host didn’t press his original point.
“He’s incentivizing their hawkishness,” said presidential historian Jon…
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‘SNL’: Jimmy Fallon Is Jared Kushner To Baldwin’s Trump; Melissa McCarthy As Easter Spicey

Update with video Melissa McCarthy paid an Easter visit to SNL, reprising her Sean Spicer, this time in an Easter Bunny costume just as the real Spicer did during the George W. Bush days. McCarthy’s belligerent Spicer once again addressed the press, trying to make amends for that “Holocaust Centers” snafu by talking about “Concentration Clubs.”
Wishing everyone a Happy Easter, McCarthy rode off in a mobile egg. “Spicey’s gotta hippity hop,” she said, “cos this is probably…
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