‘Game Of Thrones’ Won’t Stop Hinting At That Dark Daenerys Theory

You mad after that episode of “ Wasn’t this supposed to be a victory lap? The Long Night,” Arya (Maisie Williams) shattered the But apparently, death doesn’t have anything on Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey). Arya’s been practicing that dagger switch for a while, dude), Cersei did her prep work. In Episode 4, she dealt the dragon queen two shocking losses: Missandei (Nathalie Emmanuel) and her baby boy Rhaegal.  As much as we loved Missandei, she was probably on borrowed time already, planning a beach getaway with Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson) before the battle with the dead even began. Grey Worm is, understandably, heartbroken.  And in addition to that loss ― among ongoing struggles with With that, it looks like a well-worn …

Alyssa Milano called for a sex strike to protest strict abortion laws. Women were not having it.

(CNN)Actress Alyssa Milano called for a sex strike in response to restrictive abortion laws, and many women were quick to call her out. “A shame because again, you are using sex as a weapon, as a way to get what you want,” said Tammy Lawson on Twitter. “I guess your brain wasn’t good enough.” Milano’s call for a sex strike did attract some supporters, though likely not ones she intended. Abortion opponents commended the actress on the idea, although their reasons for supporting it were entirely different. “I’m totally with you, @Alyssa_Milano, on not having sex. But the issue isn’t ‘reproductive rights.’ The issue is reproductive responsibilities & fidelity. No one should have sex until they’re ready to embrace the …

‘Teen Mom’ Jenelle Evans Was ‘Shocked’ MTV Fired Her After Husband Killed Their Dog

Teen Mom 2” star  Some media reports said Eason, 30, Evans, 27, posted a heartfelt farewell to her “sidekick” Nugget and said she was “crying every day.” But she told Us Weekly that she is now “ She called her firing “shocking … but I respect their decision and have nothing but love for MTV,” she told the magazine in an interview published Wednesday. sad to part ways in this matter but this isn’t the end of Jenelle Evans or her family.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jenelle Eason (@j_evans1219) on May 1, 2019 at 5:36am PDT cut from shooting following homophobic tweets. changed her story and said there was a misunderstanding. Evans has referred to …

Universities misusing NDAs ‘is an outrage’

UK universities in ‘gagging order’ row What are non-disclosure agreements? Are NDAs being abused? Known as “confidentiality clauses” in the legal profession, NDAs can be signed when staff are hired to protect trade secrets like inventions or ideas. But they can also be signed when employees and organisations resolve a dispute, and have been used to stop workers discussing allegations of misbehaviour in the workplace. Last month, dozens of academics told BBC News they were “harassed” out of their jobs and made to sign NDAs after making complaints. Related Topics Sexual harassment Universities Bullying Non-disclosure agreements Universities in the UK Higher education Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Louis Farrakhan Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the life of Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam. Father: Percival Clark Mother: Sarah Mae (Manning) Clark Marriage: Khadijah Farrakhan, formerly Betsy (Ross) Walcott, (September 12, 1953-present) Children: Mustapha, Joshua Nasir, Abnar, Louis Junior, Donna, Hanan, Maria, Fatimah and Khallada Education: Attended Winston-Salem Teachers College, 1951-1953 Other Facts:Farrakhan was named for Louis Walcott, the man his mother became involved with after his biological father, Percival Clark, deserted them. The Walcott family moved from the Bronx to the Roxbury neighborhood in Boston during the mid-1930s. He won a track scholarship to college in North Carolina. Farrakhan is an accomplished classical violinist who began playing at the age of 5. He is also a singer, songwriter, …

Kentucky Derby Kerfuffle Marks Yet Another Meme-Worthy Moment

end with confusion and ― for many ― disappointment on Saturday. The famed annual race concluded with a Triple Crown-serving of sassy tweets.  Maximum Security finished first in Saturday’s race but after several minutes was stripped of his title when race officials determined that he impeded the path of other horses and disqualified him. Some Twitter users linked what happened in the race to the current state of U.S. politics, while others referred to the federal probe into Russian interference with the 2016 vote. Others were reminded of the 2017 Academy Awards telecast when the film “La La Land” initially was announced as the Best Picture winner in an embarrassing mistake before “Moonlight” received the Oscar. Steve Harvey memes. Download …

‘Avengers: Endgame’ goes for more box office records this weekend

New York (CNN Business)It looks like “Avengers: Endgame” is not done breaking box office records. The record for biggest second weekend belongs to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” which made $149 million for its second weekend in 2015, according to Comscore (SCOR). “If anyone is wondering how you follow up the biggest opening weekend in box office history, it’s with the biggest second weekend ever recorded, a feat that is within reach,” Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Comscore, told CNN Business. Dergarabedian said the film “looks to attract more repeat business” as well as “newcomers who were waiting on the sidelines until now.” “Avengers: Infinity War,” the prequel to “Endgame,” dropped 55% for its second weekend last April. If …

Common Says He Was Molested By A Family Friend As A Child

sexually abused by a family friend when he was 9 or 10.  Let Love Have the Last Word,” according to Common wrote in the memoir, which hit bookstores Tuesday, that it was that storyline that triggered his own painful memory of abuse.  Ilya S. Savenok via Getty Images Common writes in his new memoir about being sexually abused by a family friend. “At some point I felt Brandon’s hand on me. I pushed him away. I don’t remember saying a whole lot besides ‘No, no, no,’” Common wrote.  Common added later, however, that he has forgiven his abuser. He hopes that, in the vein of his new memoir, he can use love to combat violence.  Need help? Visit RAINN’s National Sexual Assault …

From Hollywood to Manchester to the comedy circuit

He also has a long way to go before he achieves his dream of restoring his ancestors’ stately home. It’s a wreck. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hopwood DePree at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival “The way people in Hollywood do business versus the way English people do business is totally different, and I’m learning a lot from being here,” he says. “Hollywood is very temporary. When people talk about an old building, it’s from the 1920s. It’s fun, it’s exciting, but when you come to Middleton, this hall’s been here for 600 years. “So everything is rooted in a sense of longevity and history and tradition. Life here feels much more grounded and rooted in reality. That’s probably …

Georgia’s governor is expected to sign a controversial abortion bill into law

(CNN)Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is expected to sign a bill Tuesday that would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, his spokesman Cody Hall told CNN. Critics, including the American Civil Liberties Union, say Georgia’s legislation “would ban safe, legal abortion and criminalize the most intimate decision women and couples make.” Andrea Young, the executive director of the ACLU of Georgia, told CNN on Monday the organization is in the process of preparing a court challenge to the bill. She said the ACLU believes it’s a clear violation of Roe v. Wade. One anti-abortion group told CNN on Monday it no longer supports so-called “heartbeat” bill because it does not go far enough. Genevieve Wilson, executive director of …

How Peter Mayhew became Chewbacca

It was seen by the producers of Ray Harryhausen’s action fantasy Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger. This led to Mayhew playing the Minoton, a huge half-man half-bull bronze creature in the 1977 Sinbad film. He had exactly what Star Wars creator George Lucas needed when he was casting Chewbacca – height. Lucas had initially asked Dave Prowse, but he bagged Darth Vader instead. Mayhew was perfect for the role of Chewie, the loveable, even cuddly sidekick to Harrison Ford’s intergalactic smuggler Han Solo. Han, the pilot of the Millennium Falcon, saved the Wookiee from imprisonment, sparking their life-long friendship. Image copyright Lucasfilm Image caption Peter Mayhew played Chewbacca (L) alongside Harrison Ford in Star Wars Episode IV He …

‘Create your own work,’ says Hamilton star

Image copyright JOHAN PERSSON Image caption Hayley Atwell plays Rebecca West who is trying to undermine Rosmer’s idealism “But after a year you have to decide what to specialise in and I chose the acting course. Partly it was that I was discovering Shakespeare and the beauty of language. So now I’ve done 10 or so things at the National Theatre but I’ve also been in Avenue Q and then Hamilton. ”Being in Hamilton meant having almost a monk-like way of life. You have to take care of yourself: you need to keep fit and you can’t really go for a drink or party. But Lin-Manuel Miranda created something extraordinary and like nothing I’d been in the presence of before …

Kristen Bell (And Her Taser) Are Back In Action In First ‘Veronica Mars’ Trailer

Veronica Mars” was unceremoniously canceled after three twisty, critically acclaimed seasons and then revived as a fan-funded feature film. Now, the cult favorite has found a friend in Hulu for a brand-new mystery.  eight-episode season starring Fans will certainly appreciate callbacks to the show’s original mystery in the intense trailer, but a string of new murders in Neptune ignites ― and we mean that literally ― some serious trouble for our hero. “When your best friend is murdered before your 17th birthday, you don’t develop a keen sense of mercy,” Veronica says in the trailer after disarming a mugger with her trusty Taser, Mr. Sparky. “Spring breakers are getting murdered in Neptune, thereby decimating the seaside town’s lifeblood tourist industry,” the …

‘We all have Hoop Dreams’: Bittersweet tale of first ‘reality TV show’

(CNN)When Dwyane Wade was a 12-year-old shooting jumpers on the playgrounds of Chicago, a movie came out that would help navigate him through his future Hall of Fame career. “Growing up in Chicago you struggle,” he adds, “I look at “Hoop Dreams” and I can see myself in those individuals at the time.” Film critics like the late Roger Ebert lauded the three-hour documentary for exposing a side of America rarely depicted at the time: A class system stacked against the poor, coinciding with rising corruption in youth basketball. So what has changed since then? College basketball is coming off a thrilling season, but faces intense scrutiny as a second corruption trial involving shady figures and illicit payments around the …

‘Avengers: Endgame’ crosses the $2 billion mark in record time

New York (CNN Business)“Avengers: Endgame” is still dominating the box office. So where does “Endgame” go from here? The film now sets its sights on the highest grossing film in history, “Avatar.” “Endgame” had the biggest global opening in film history with an unprecedented $1.2 billion opening last weekend. That included a record $357 million opening weekend in North America. “In this post-honeymoon phase, ‘Endgame’ has proven that it is no one-weekend wonder,” Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Comscore (SCOR), told CNN Business. Dergarabedian said the film “continues to engender both enthusiasm and love from audiences around the globe” who have been captivated the “story, the characters and the significance” of the Avengers’ epic finale. Can it make it …