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Controversies

  1. cultural leeches
    Sigh, Another White Woman Has Been Exposed As Pretending to Be Black for CloutThis time it’s George Washington University professor Jessica Krug.
  2. movie review
    Forget What You’ve Heard, Cuties Is a Moving Coming-of-age DramaA young girl torn between two cultures tries to find her place in the coming-of-age Netflix movie condemned sight unseen by many online.
  3. controversies
    Portia de Rossi Stands by Ellen DeGeneres and Against Bot Attacks“To all our fans … we see you.”
  4. controversies
    Nick Cannon’s Daytime Talk Show Delayed a Year Following Anti-Semitic CommentsLionsgate and Debmar-Mercury stand by Cannon after his apologies.
  5. controversies
    Nick Cannon Fired by ViacomCBS Over Anti-Semitic CommentsFOX has released a statement saying that it plans to “move forward” with Cannon, who hosts the network’s hit show The Masked Singer.
  6. controversies
    Jaden and Jada Pinkett Smith Call Out Shane Dawson for Sexualizing Willow SmithDawson has not yet responded.
  7. controversies
    Louis Vuitton’s Virgil Abloh Apologizes Following Protest Comments BacklashThe luxury designer was also criticized for appearing to donate only $50 to the cause.
  8. #_____isoverparty
    Doja Cat’s Controversial Career, From Overnight Star to Canceled OvernightTikTok to … alt-right?
  9. controversies
    Doja Cat Issues Statement Addressing Allegations of Racism“I shouldn’t have been on some of those chat room sites, but I personally have never been involved in any racist conversations.”
  10. not not a feminist
    Lana Del Rey Says She’s ‘Definitely Not Racist,’ is ‘a Girl’s Girl’ In Video“The fact that they want to turn my advocacy into a race war… it’s really bad.
  11. controversies
    Here Are 13,253 More Reasons to Avoid ChipotleThe state of Massachusetts just hit the restaurant chain with a $1.3 million fine for child-labor violations.
  12. lawsuits
    San Antonio Has Spent $315,000 to Keep Chick-fil-A OutThe Texas city is embroiled in two lawsuits and a government investigation since barring the chicken-sandwich chain from the local airport.
  13. controversies
    A Police Officer Lied About Having ‘Pig’ Written on His Coffee CupNot to be confused with the police officer who actually did have ‘pig’ written on his coffee cup in November.
  14. whoops
    Turns Out Padma Lakshmi and Priyanka Chopra Are Different PeopleThe New Yorker learned a hard lesson about confusing South Asian people over the weekend.
  15. controversies
    A Nation Divided: Does Old Bay Belong on Grits?A food debate for the ages.
  16. controversies
    Everything You Need to Know About the Starbucks ‘Pig’ ControversyA barista wrote “pig” on a police officer’s coffee cup, but that’s only the beginning.
  17. chains
    Entire Internet Gathers to Roast Papa John“Papa John casually animorphing into a garlic knot.”
  18. controversies
    MSNBC’s Hardball Claims Gargantuan On-Air Fart Sound Simply a Mug MovingDespite the denial, Fartgate rages on.
  19. ya twitter
    Famous Authors Drag Student in Surreal YA Twitter ControversyBy Saturday afternoon, many of the authors involved had apologized.
  20. controversies
    Another Churro Vendor Arrested in New York CityAnd de Blasio defends the NYPD’s arrest of a vendor on Friday.
  21. controversies
    Salt Bae Pays $230,000 to Ex-Servers in Wage-Theft SuitFour servers at his Manhattan steakhouse say the restaurant had a shady tipping policy that violated local laws.
  22. controversies
    A Video of a Churro Vendor Being Arrested Has Sparked OutrageThe woman was confronted by four cops in Brooklyn.
  23. what is cinema?
    Martin Scorsese Pens Op-Ed Unpacking Why, Exactly, Marvel Movies Are Not Cinema“That’s the nature of modern film franchises: market-researched, audience-tested, vetted, modified, revetted and remodified…”
  24. controversies
    Chick-fil-A Expanded to England. Days Later, It Announced Its Departure.The conservative chicken chain won’t last long in the United Kingdom.
  25. controversies
    Malaysia the Latest Country to Ban Abominable Over Controversial MapVietnam and the Philippines have also rebuked the film for its depiction of China’s “nine-dash line” claiming much of the South China sea.
  26. controversies
    Restaurant Server Fired After Refusing to Serve ‘Transphobic’ CoupleNow the restaurant is at the center of the controversy.
  27. controversies
    ‘World’s 50 Best Bars’ List Faces Backlash Over ‘Industry Icon’ AwardAcclaimed bartender Charles Schumann returned the award this week after sexist statements came to light.
  28. snl
    A Comedian Reflects on Their 2019 SNL Audition“Going into it I was very aware I didn’t have red-state appeal, which is something they’re always looking for.”
  29. controversies
    A Retrial Has Been Ordered in Thomas Keller’s Pregnancy Discrimination CaseThe plaintiff filed an appeal two weeks after the verdict was reached.
  30. controversies
    Imagine Being Too ‘Controversial’ for an Athleisure LineTomi Lahren is ignoring her haters and designing leggings anyways.
  31. sexual harassment
    It Took 20 Months for Eataly to Remove Mario BataliThe 58-year-old chef has now been removed from his two most significant business ventures.
  32. controversies
    Momofuku Donated Profits From All NYC Restaurants to Charity on FridayThe move came a day after founder David Chang issued a stern rebuke to investor Stephen Ross for supporting President Trump.
  33. controversies
    The Hunt, That Movie About Humans Hunting Other Humans, Won’t Be Released“We understand that now is not the right time to release this film.”
  34. controversies
    Chefs and Restaurant Owners Scramble to Distance Themselves From Stephen RossThe Trump-supporting billionaire is an investor in a number of big-name food ventures.
  35. controversies
    Everything You Need to Know About the DoorDash Tip ScandalThe company was criticized, again, for tip skimming.
  36. controversies
    Starbucks Barista Asks Cops to Leave After They Make Customers ‘Uncomfortable’As you’d guess, the chain quickly apologized.
  37. controversies
    Thomas Keller’s Discrimination Trial Begins TodayThe plaintiff alleges that the chef’s company forced her out after she became pregnant.
  38. controversies
    Esca’s Revenue Dropped 30 Percent After Mario Batali Scandal BrokeChef Dave Pasternack has bought the seafood restaurant outright with plans to revamp.
  39. controversies
    Christina Tosi and Milk Bar Will Rename Their ‘Crack Pie’The bakery chain is tweaking one of its most famous items.
  40. controversies
    Controversy Erupts Over ‘Clean’ Chinese Restaurant Opening in New YorkLucky Lee’s is at the center of an online firestorm.
  41. netflix
    Netflix Will Remove the Real Disaster Footage From Bird BoxFootage of the 2013 rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic is finally being excised from the film.
  42. controversies
    Every Chef and Restaurant Owner Accused of Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo EraUpdates on all those accused, including the announcement that Mario Batali has been bought out of his ownership in B&B Hospitality.
  43. controversies
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His RestaurantsEight months after execs at his restaurant group said he would do so.
  44. trailer mix
    Kathy Griffin’s First Concert Film Is Premiering at South by SouthwestGriffin will weave the story of the photo and its backlash with bullshit about the Kardashians.
  45. music
    Ryan Adams Abused His PowerIt’s time to retire the myth of the tortured artist.
  46. politics
    Everything to Know About Ilhan Omar’s Israel ControversyOn Tuesday, Trump called on the congresswoman to resign.
  47. controversies
    HBO’s Confederate Delay Allegedly Not Due to Controversy, But Rather BusynessThe drama (purportedly) continues.
  48. controversies
    Here’s What Wedding, Radio, and Event DJs Think About R. Kelly Song RequestsIt has never been easier to just remove his existence, and his music, from listeners’ ears.
  49. controversies
    Why Maroon 5’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Is Already a MessIt’s an unmistakable apex for a pop-rock band that’s survived myriad shifts in both genres, and seems like a precipice moment in their career.
  50. controversies
    Adam Levine ‘Absolutely 100 Percent’ Thought About Decision to Play Super Bowl“No one put more thought and love into this than I did.”
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