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Backlash

  1. past is prologue
    How the 1969 Mayoral Primary Changed New York City PoliticsLiberal icons in both the Republican and Democratic primaries both lost to conservatives, leading to a sea change in party politics.
  2. the fenty universe
    Fenty Beauty Apologizes for Its “Geisha Chic” HighlighterIt’s being pulled from shelves.
  3. apologies
    All the Artists Who’ve Denounced R. KellyFrom Lady Gaga to Jennifer Hudson to John Legend to Jada Pinkett Smith.
  4. backlash
    Insatiable Creator Says Backlash to Her Show Borders on Censorship“I think we’re in a real danger of censorship if we decide that we all have to tell stories in a certain way so that everybody else feels safe.”
  5. tv
    Insatiable Creator Says Backlash to Her Show Borders on Censorship“I think we’re in a real danger of censorship if we decide that we all have to tell stories in a certain way so that everybody else feels safe.”
  6. backlash
    Netflix Chief Defends Insatiable After Major ‘Fat-Shaming’ BacklashMore than 200,000 people have signed a petition to cancel the show before it even airs.
  7. culture
    Netflix Defends Controversial Show Insatiable After Major ‘Fat-Shaming’ BacklashMore than 200,000 people have signed a petition to cancel the show before it even airs.
  8. backlash
    Scarlett Johansson Leaves Her Role in Rub & TugThe actress had come under fire for taking on the role of a trans man.
  9. backlash
    Scarlett Johansson Leaves Her Role in Rub & TugThe actress had come under fire for taking on the role of a trans man.
  10. backlash
    Scarlett Johansson Issues Statement About Rub & Tug Casting BacklashIt was announced yesterday that the actress would be playing a man who potentially identified as transmasculine.
  11. backlash
    Spotify Is Scrapping Its Artist Conduct Policy XXXTentacion will be put back into playlist circulation.
  12. backlash
    Sam Bee on Ivanka Controversy: ‘I Do Take Responsibility When I Get It Wrong’Bee gave a speech while accepting an award at the Television Academy Honors.
  13. backlash
    Sam Bee on Ivanka Controversy: ‘I Do Take Responsibility When I Get It Wrong’Bee gave a speech while accepting an award at the Television Academy Honors.
  14. backlash
    David Cross Says He Will ‘Unequivocally Apologize’ to Jessica Walter“I’m sorry that we behaved the way we behaved.”
  15. disclaimers
    13 Reasons Why Season Two Now Warns Some Viewers Not to Watch the Show“If you are struggling with these issues yourself, this series may not be right for you.”
  16. looks directly at camera
    Three Billboards Director Defends His ‘Deliberately Messy’ Racist-Cop Movie“We’re not making The Avengers. We’re trying to do something that’s a bit little more difficult and more thoughtful.”
  17. grammys 2018
    A Lot Of Female Record Executives Are Calling For Grammy Chief to ResignMore than a dozen women have signed a letter asking for Neil Portnow’s resignation from the Recording Academy.
  18. backlash
    Female Record Execs Call for Neil Portnow to Vacate Recording Academy PresidencyMore than a dozen women have signed a letter asking for Portnow’s resignation from the Recording Academy.
  19. editor's letter
    I’m Certain That Certainty Is the EnemyWhat if everybody could just admit that they are probably wrong a lot of the time?
  20. backlash
    Pink Doesn’t Love Grammys President’s Suggestion That Female Artists ‘Step Up’“Women in music don’t need to ‘step up’ — women have been stepping since the beginning of time.”
  21. #metoo
    Catherine Deneuve Wants to Explain What She Meant by Open Letter Against #MeTooThe actress was one of more than 100 French women who issued an open letter questioning the movement against sexual misconduct in the arts.
  22. logan paul
    YouTube Is Putting a Hold on Logan Paul–Related ContentThe company is also taking him off the top-tier advertising service.
  23. backlash
    Writer Leaves Lenny Letter Citing Lena Dunham’s ‘Well-Known Racism’“I know exactly who Lena Dunham is — who she was before she was famous — and I have for years.”
  24. backlash
    Writer Leaves Lenny Letter Citing Lena Dunham’s ‘Well-Known Racism’“I know exactly who Lena Dunham is — who she was before she was famous — and I have for years.”
  25. backlash
    Disney Lifts Ban on the Los Angeles Times After BacklashThe decision comes after widespread backlash among critics and journalists to the company blocking Times reporters from screenings.
  26. backlash
    Ed Skrein Leaves Hellboy Amid Whitewashing BacklashLionsgate has also pledged to be more sensitive going forward in casting the role of Ben Daimio.
  27. backlash
    HBO Still Wants to Make Confederate Happen, According to a New StatementThe network hopes you will reserve judgment.
  28. backlash
    Janet Mock Calls ‘The Breakfast Club’ Anti-Trans Rhetoric ‘Deplorable’“The stigma and shame attached to our desires need to be abolished.”
  29. backlash
    NBC Station in Connecticut Will Not Broadcast Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones InterviewOut of respect for local families, WVIT will keep the InfoWars host off air.
  30. backlash
    Paramount Acknowledges That Ghost in the Shell Casting Hurt the Movie, Sort OfA Paramount exec acknowledged that Ghost in the Shell casting hurt the movie by saying controversy negatively impacted reviews.
  31. backlash
    Writer of The Assignment Insists the Movie Is Not Transphobic“Politically, everybody who made this film is a progressive person. The last thing we wanted to do was insult anybody.”
  32. backlash
    SXSW Organizers Agree to Amend Contract Language Regarding ‘Deportation Clause’This follows an open letter signed by dozens of performers demanding contract changes and a public apology from festival coordinators.
  33. backlash
    Spike Lee Won’t Use Chrisette Michele’s MusicShe’s Gotta Have It won’t have “Black Girl Magic.”
  34. Trump Thrives in Small Towns That Are Becoming Less White in a HurryA new analysis finds that Trump won 80 percent of America’s most rapidly diversifying counties in the GOP primary.
  35. Inside the Will Ferrell ‘Reagan’ Script That People Criticized Before They […]Earlier today, news broke that Will Ferrell decided to back out of producing and starring in a film about President Ronald Reagan after getting […]
  36. Will Ferrell Backs Out of ‘Reagan’ Movie After ComplaintsWell, that was fast. Two days after Will Ferrell signed on to play President Ronald Reagan in a movie, Page Six reports that he’s pulled out of […]
  37. There Are New Signs That Trump Is Indeed Energizing DemocratsWho needs a robust GOTV operation when your enemy is as scary as Donald Trump?
  38. Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart Address ‘Get Hard’ Critical Backlash: ‘Funny […]“If you’re disturbed by white-collar crime, but not quite as disturbed as you are by gay sex, then congratulations: You might possess just the […]
  39. backlash
    Iggy Azalea Knows There Will Be a Backlash If She Wins a Grammy“I think backlash comes no matter what skin color you are.”
  40. bad apple
    Here’s How to Delete That U2 Album You Didn’t Ask for From Your iTunesApple finally releases the instructions.
  41. backlash
    Zach Braff Discusses Kickstarter and Responds to Haters“If you hate me and Garden State… this is not the club for you.” 
  42. backlash
    A Recent History of Vogue’s Tone-deaf EditorialsBecause turning Hurricane Sandy volunteers into models is just the latest offense.
  43. post-modern love
    Has the Online Dating Backlash Arrived? The new dating gurus and apps have an analog approach.
  44. Who Actually Watches and Hates ‘Girls’?Remember back in the salad days of Girls thinkpieces, when all the talk about racism and nepotism and feminism was all speculation. People were […]
  45. Read it and Don’t Weep, Veep Did Well on Sunday and Girls Remains SolidVeep debuted to 1.4 million people (and 1.7 across the two airings) on Sunday night. This is slightly above the 10:00pm timeslot’s normal 1.0 […]
  46. backlash
    Jackie Magazine Editor Resigns Following Racist Rihanna ArticleAnd she continues to put her foot in her mouth.
  47. backlash
    Rihanna Curses the Dutch Magazine That Printed Racist Things About HerSee her surprisingly forceful tweets.
  48. backlash
    Versace Rejects ‘Real Women’ for H&M Line Shoot“Donatella will likely not approve shooting the collection on real women,” a publicist told them.
  49. Kermit Was Kind of a Dick: Dissecting the Worries About the New Muppets […]Ever since Disney announced they were relaunching the Muppets with a new Muppet movie, one that stars my imaginary BFFs Amy Adams and Jason […]
  50. backlash
    Nicola Formichetti Claims W Misquoted His Views on Fat People’W’ says they did no such thing.
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