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Shia LaBeouf takes plea deal in public intoxication case Shia LaBeouf takes plea deal in public intoxication case
- October 20, 2017

Shia appeared in court in Savannah and pleaded guilty to obstruction and no contest to disorderly conduct. He reportedly began yelling profanities in the street, and when police came to arrest him, he tried to run away. LaBeouf previously apologised for his actions following his arrest, admitting that he was "struggling with addiction" and writing in a statement shared on Twitter: "I am deeply ashamed of my behavior and make no excuse for it". (more...)
Men are stepping up with #IHearYou in response to women's #MeToo Men are stepping up with #IHearYou in response to women's #MeToo
- October 20, 2017

In response, thousands of women have posted stories of horrific experiences at the hands of friends, employers, lovers, relatives, and their own Harvey Weinsteins - a real-time map of the pervasive assault and harassment in which women's lives are embedded. (more...)
Just For Laughs President Resigns
- October 20, 2017

Montreal police have opened an investigation into an incident of sexual aggression involving Rozon that reportedly took place in Paris in 1994, Radio Canada reported. Rozon announced his immediate resignation from " Just for Laughs ", as well as his departure from the committee organizing events to mark Montreal's 375th anniversary this year and his role as vice president of the Montreal Board of Trade. (more...)
Watch Jim Carrey Rage Like Andy Kaufman Off-Set in Doc Clip Watch Jim Carrey Rage Like Andy Kaufman Off-Set in Doc Clip
- October 20, 2017

Jim Carrey's transformative performance as renowned comedian Andy Kaufman in Man on the Moon garnered him critical acclaim and a Golden Globe award, but the process through which he gave that performance has remained behind closed doors. (more...)
New featurette offers more footage from Netflix's 'Bright' New featurette offers more footage from Netflix's 'Bright'
- October 19, 2017

In a new featurette for David Ayer's upcoming Netflix venture, Bright , it goes deeper into the plot of the movie about modern-day L.A., with a slightly Lord of the Rings style makeup. "He's spent his whole life trying to be as human as possible", explains Edgerton. Get more Will Smith news with BET Breaks, above. What they actually discover is a magic wand, an incredibly powerful artifact of the Dark Lord's war against humanity that allows someone to have whatever they desire. (more...)
Howard Stern destroys Harvey Weinstein on Jimmy Kimmel Live Howard Stern destroys Harvey Weinstein on Jimmy Kimmel Live
- October 19, 2017

He then said that "all these guys who do sexual harassment " as "freaks". "Now, I'm a man, if you saw me naked you'd throw up. If I was Harvey Weinstein , I would wear a burka, and say, 'Listen, you don't have to look at me'". "They want to see you got a job, they want to see you treat them nice". "Men don't look good in the shower". "The movies are too expensive, the risks are too great. (more...)
Rose McGowan cancels film festival appearance amid Harvey Weinstein scandal Rose McGowan cancels film festival appearance amid Harvey Weinstein scandal
- October 19, 2017

The Tallgrass Film Festival's Creative Director Lela Meadow-Conner expressed disappointment that McGowan, 44, could no longer attend, but added that they "understand that her well-being is the priority". He said it hadn't been proven. Her Twitter account was also suspended unilaterally by Twitter after she questioned Ben Affleck's level of knowledge about Weinstein. (more...)
French Model Ines Rau Makes History as Playboy's First Transgender Playmate French Model Ines Rau Makes History as Playboy's First Transgender Playmate
- October 19, 2017

She added she wants to be an action star. It's not about being loved by others; it's about loving yourself. She later added: 'I always knew from within, when I was a little kid in my room in the ghetto, that a attractive destiny was waiting for me. (more...)
Mersal Movie Second / 2nd Day Collections: Mersal Box Office Collections Mersal Movie Second / 2nd Day Collections: Mersal Box Office Collections
- October 19, 2017

So, has the duo continued their magic at the Box office? But Tamilsai Soundarajan, the Tamil Nadu President of the BJP is not happy with the film. According to trade analyst Ramesh Bala, the film had earned Rs 3.08 crore from premieres and the opening day collections in the US. (more...)
Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dies at 53 Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dies at 53
- October 19, 2017

A statement on his website announced his death on Tuesday "with his beloved children and family close by". Downie, born February 6, 1964 in Amherstview Ontario, served as lead singer and lyricist for the iconic Canadian rock band for over 30 years. (more...)
Family of Late 'Crocodile Hunter' Makes Major Announcement Family of Late 'Crocodile Hunter' Makes Major Announcement
- October 19, 2017

Discovery Communications announced Wednesday that they have entered into a development and production agreement with Terri , Bindi , and Robert Irwin. Their chemistry was infectious, and the series was a massive hit. The Irwin family has been carrying on their patriarch's conservation work in Australia , running a zoo, a wildlife preserve, and supporting projects to try and save endangered species from all over the world. (more...)
Nivea's Latest Ad Encourages Black Women to Lighten Their Skin Nivea's Latest Ad Encourages Black Women to Lighten Their Skin
- October 19, 2017

Akinnifesi, who was happy to see the advert pop up in-between her favorite show Black-ish (a USA sitcom that deals with contemporary race issues), is also being blasted for participating in the campaign. Below are some reactions on Twitter against the Nivea ad in some African countries. "#Nivea - perpetuating the notion that fairer skin is more handsome, more youthful is so damaging and plays into the racist narrative so prevalent in the beauty industry, that whiteness or light skin is the ... (more...)
Behind the scenes, Look What You Made Me Do, taylor swift Behind the scenes, Look What You Made Me Do, taylor swift
- October 19, 2017

Swift, who's fresh-faced but rocking her signature red lip, shows off an ensemble she wore to the VMAs. Check out the latest tease below. Describing the "longest fitting" of her life, Swift holds up outfits from her past, all sealed and protected in clear, zippered plastic bags. (more...)
Margot Robbie Sticks Landing as Disgraced Figure Skater in 'I, Tonya' Teaser
- October 19, 2017

Deadline says this thing is a "dark comedy", but the only thing I'm laughing about now is Allison Janney's wig and Margot's over-the-top Oregon-adjacent accent. For those who need a crash course in ripe early '90s figure skating drama, Tonya Harding was banned for life from the U.S. However, the sense of triumph doesn't last: we then see a brief shot of Slant taking out the baton he would use to attack Kerrigan, the event that catalyzed Harding's downfall, and flashing police lights and ... (more...)
Developers comment on Star Wars Battlefront II and the Switch
- October 19, 2017

Of course, this isn't what many people expected out of a Star Wars campaign, as you are playing the bad guys here. Here, we see how well Iden gets along with her Inferno Squad members, as they manage to fight their way through a Rebel ambush or two, including taking down an AT-ST with a powerful rocket launcher. (more...)
US Weekly Jobless Claims Drop To Lowest Level In Over Forty Years
- October 19, 2017

The signs of labour market strength could cement expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December. A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed first-time claims for United States unemployment benefits fell by much more than anticipated in the week ended October 14th, with claims sliding to their lowest level in over forty years. (more...)
Anna Faris: 'Chris Pratt and I still adore each other' Anna Faris: 'Chris Pratt and I still adore each other'
- October 19, 2017

Anna Faris just may have moved on from Chris Pratt with a new man in her life. Faris - who is known for her starring role in the "Scary Movie" franchise and more recently for the sitcom " Mom " - has a 5-year-old son named Jack with Pratt. (more...)
Channing Tatum cuts ties with The Weinstein Company Channing Tatum cuts ties with The Weinstein Company
- October 19, 2017

Mr Weinstein "unequivocally denies" allegations of sexual assault , harassment and rape. Yesterday, Weinstein resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company , the production company which he was previously terminated from , and also kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. (more...)
Netflix's PUNISHER Going Head-To-Head With JUSTICE LEAGUE Netflix's PUNISHER Going Head-To-Head With JUSTICE LEAGUE
- October 19, 2017

The same day Warner Bros.' Justice League is released. As reported here previously at CarterMatt, the original expectation was for the Netflix series to launch as a surprise one weekend around the time of New York Comic-Con. Produced by showrunner Steve Lightfoot ( Hannibal ), Jim Chory ( Marvel's Daredevil , Marvel's Jessica Jones , Marvel's Luke Cage ) and Jeph Loeb (Marvel's Daredevil , Marvel's Jessica Jones , Marvel's Luke Cage ) who also serves as Marvel's Head of ... (more...)
Chelsea Handler's talk show Chelsea will end after two seasons on Netflix Chelsea Handler's talk show Chelsea will end after two seasons on Netflix
- October 19, 2017

Handler said she is working with the streaming service on a documentary project. Her show will continue through year's end for Netflix. Her talk show, " Chelsea ", will continue streaming weekly through the end of the year, she said. Handler brought her knowledge and expertise about various topics to her comedic talk show, " Chelsea ". Chelsea Handler is excited about her continued partnership with Netflix . (more...)