Tag Archives: Sociology

Beverly Hills Hotel’s Sultan of Brunei Imposing Drastic Rules

The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) announced it is pulling its annual Global Women’s Rights Awards, co-chaired by Jay and Mavis Leno, from the Beverly Hills Hotel because the hotel’s owner, the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, is imposing a Taliban-like Brunei penal code, set to go into effect in three[...]

Dr. Oz discussing SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK and mental illness

By Dr. Oz When I attended the candlelight vigil memorializing the shooting victims of the Newtown Massacre, I talked with people in the community who kept trying to understand the complex machinations in a sick mind that commits such a senseless act. The Newtown shooting created a new sense of urgency[...]

Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders owe an apology to a handful of people

HollywoodNews.com: It could be argued that director Rupert Sanders and actress Kristen Stewart owe an apology to a handful of people. Obviously they are in respective deep trouble with Robert Pattinson and Liberty Ross. They certainly owe an apology to Saunders’s two children, and perhaps some kind of[...]

Morgan Spurlock’s “Comic-Con: Episode IV” coming to a city near you

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Morgan Spurlock rarely follows the rules of traditional marketing and distribution. So it should come as no surprise that the documentarian is taking to the road in support of his latest film, a celebration of geek culture titled “Comic-Con: Episode IV- A Fan’s Hope.” Chris Ball, President[...]

Kim Kardashian, Kris Humphries divorce continues

HollywoodNews.com: Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are still going through their divorce, and it seems the basketball player still wants to fight certain issues. Kris is reportedly still trying to prove that the marriage was fake as he believes Kim never had plans to stay in the relationship, states TMZ.[...]

Lars von Trier really isn’t sorry for those Nazi comments

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I miss the days when we spent more time talking about the images Lars von Trier put up on the screen rather than the comments he makes in the post-screening press conference. The “Melancholia” director put his foot in his mouth in Cannes earlier this year by stating[...]

Michaele Salahi offered gig with cheating site

HollywoodNews.com: Michaele Salahi has now become famous for cheating on her husband, along with her history as a ‘Real Housewives of DC’ star and alleged White House party crasher. Due to this, a cheating site wants her to be their new spokeswoman, states TMZ. MarriedWivesClub.com reportedly thinks Michaele would be perfect[...]

Taylor Armstrong, coroner reportedly don’t think death was murder

HollywoodNews.com: In regard to the death of Russell Armstrong, more details are coming out which are all reportedly pointing to suicide. The coroner has reportedly given Taylor Armstrong more details about the death and still believes it was suicide, not murder, states TMZ. The ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ star reportedly[...]

Russell Armstrong’s family reportedly believes he was murdered

HollywoodNews.com: Although Russell Armstrong’s death has been ruled a suicide, his family apparently believes that he was murdered and they want this investigated. Russell’s family is reportedly looking for a private detective on the case to see if something else actually went on, states TMZ. ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ star[...]

The Help is being punished for a lack of minority-driven films

HollywoodNews.com: I’m not going to get into a point-by-point rundown of why I think many of the criticisms being hurled at The Help are just-plain wrong. First of all, Entertainment Weekly’s Owen Gleiberman already did just that, so I’ll merely link to his piece. Second of all, much[...]
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