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Controversy

  1. timeline
    How The Hunt Came Back From CancellationAfter being pulled from Universal’s release calendar, the hyperviolent Blumhouse movie gets a second chance to use controversy to its advantage.
  2. america's got vergara
    Sofia Vergara Is New AGT Judge After Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough ExitHer long running ABC sitcom, Modern Family, ends this spring.
  3. controversy
    Director Jason Lei Howden Used the Guns Akimbo Twitter to Harass People OnlineHowden spent the weekend embroiled in Twitter controversy.
  4. controversy
    Auschwitz Memorial Rebukes the ‘Dangerous Foolishness’ of Amazon’s HuntersSpecifically, the new Amazon show’s depiction of a fictional game of human chess.
  5. punching down
    Wendy Williams Mocks Amie Harwick Death Days After Saying ‘I Will Do Better’What’s poorer than poor taste?
  6. radio vulture
    The Tide Has Rapidly Turned on Billie EilishIt’s hard not to view Billie Eilish’s remarks about hip-hop through the prism of the long history of white people turning their noses up at rap.
  7. grammys 2020
    Tyler, the Creator Calls His Best Rap Album Grammy Win a ‘Backhanded Compliment’“I don’t like that ‘urban’ word. That’s a politically correct way of using the N-word to me.”
  8. controversy
    Ousted Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan Addresses Allegations on Good Morning America“I believe in what the Recording Academy should stand for, for artists.”
  9. controversy
    Ricky Gervais Under Fire for Transphobic ‘Joke’ TweetsA Twitter user asked Gervais, “So are you telling a joke or taking a stance? Cause if it was a joke it fell flat.”
  10. controversy
    Richard Jewell Writer Stands by ‘Every Word and Assertion’ in the ScriptBilly Ray claims the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is trying to “deflect and distort.”
  11. course correction
    Delta Smartens Up, Restores Same-Sex Love Scenes to Rocketman, BooksmartRejoice, airborne gays.
  12. apologies
    Gina Rodriguez Is Sorry If Saying the N-Word Offended You“I am sorry.”
  13. tick tock
    How Joker Became the Most Hated, Loved, Obsessed-Over Movie of 2019“It’s been a trending story for about six weeks now, and that’s a lot more spotlight and attention than a normal film could count on getting.”
  14. crime
    Tekashi 6ix9ine Rejects Witness Protection Because Private Security Worked GreatAlso probably because laser-removing a face tattoo has got to hurt.
  15. controversy
    #BoycottMulan Trends After Star Liu Yifei Supports Hong Kong PoliceThe police force has been criticized for its conduct during protests.
  16. controversy
    Mario Lopez Lays Low After Comments About Transgender KidsWhy, Mario. Why.
  17. controversy
    Author’s Family Once Implicated in Murder Similar to One in Her BookIs the Where the Crawdads Sing murder based on true events?
  18. controversy
    What to Know About Dolce & Gabbana’s Canceled Shanghai ShowA racist ad and bizarre messages sent from Stefano Gabbana’s Instagram account led to the cancellation of the largest show in the brand’s history.
  19. media
    Why People Are Mad About The Atlantic’s Controversial New HireFor starters, Kevin Williamson once wrote that women who have abortions should be hanged.
  20. Jimmy Kimmel Predicts a Kathy Griffin Comeback: “She Is One of the […]Since the infamous Trump photo controversy in May 2017, Kathy Griffin has had an extremely challenging eight months full of lost jobs, lost […]
  21. time's up
    Tessa Thompson Says Lena Dunham Wasn’t Involved in Time’s Up“Lena was not anywhere present in our group during the countless hours of work for the last two months.”
  22. Kathy Griffin Reflects on Her Trump Photo ControversyIt’s been almost three months since Kathy Griffin tweeted a photo of herself holding a bloody mask made to look like a beheaded Donald Trump – […]
  23. lena dunham
    Training Facility Defends Lena Dunham’s Decision to Re-Home Her DogThe Zen Dog says that Dunham’s dog, Lamby, exhibited several significant behavioral problems.
  24. bill maher
    Ice Cube Schooled Bill Maher on How He Crossed the LineMaher wasn’t so comfortable with apologizing, but he gave his guests the floor to treat his mistake as a teaching moment.
  25. kathy griffin
    Kathy Griffin Apologizes for Photo With Bloody, Severed Trump Head“I went way too far.”
  26. genetics
    Yes, There Is a Genetic Component to IntelligenceIt’s important to recognize what the science says, and, no, that doesn’t lead us inexorably to Nazi race science.
  27. controversy
    Some Canadian Schools Have Banned Discussion of 13 Reasons WhySome district leaders are worried the show glamorizes suicide.
  28. controversy
    Nick Cannon Says He’s Leaving AGT, Claims NBC Threatened His Job Over Joke“So I wish AGT and NBC the best in its upcoming season but I can not see myself returning.”
  29. super bowl li
    Watch the Controversial Super Bowl Ad Featuring Trump’s Border WallThe ad is for 84 Lumber.
  30. video feed
    Louisiana Loses Its Mind Over Sacrilegious ‘Healthy’ Gumbo RecipeIt calls for kale and quinoa, and there’s no roux.
  31. controversy
    Lena Dunham Clarifies Her Odell Beckham Jr. Comments: ‘It’s My Sense of Humor’“Glad the outrage machine roars on though.”
  32. ghost in the shell
    Ghost in the Shell Producer Defends ScarJo RoleGhost in the Shell was a very international story, and it wasn’t just focused on Japanese.”
  33. magazine covers
    Everyone Thinks Zendaya Is Masturbating on This Magazine CoverIt was “not intentional.”
  34. from the archives
    The Diane Arbus Photo That Almost Killed New York MagazineRevisiting the Viva profile that nearly got Clay Felker fired.
  35. controversy
    Madonna Exposed a Teenage Fan’s Breast During a Concert in Australia YesterdayBut talk of a lawsuit is unwarranted.
  36. How Offensive Is Rebel Wilson’s Trans Joke at the BAFTAs?“One day I hope to return here to win a BAFTA myself.”
  37. When Andrew Dice Clay Came to ‘SNL’ and Controversy FollowedSaturday, May 12, 1990. I was at a party in Brooklyn, loud reggae and techno, conversations about politics and culture. Around 11:25, I slipped […]
  38. Why the McKanye Feud Is Bad for EveryoneThe problem with the Who Is Paul McCartney? controversy.
  39. controversy
    Aaron Paul Bashes Toys ‘R’ Us for Pulling Breaking Bad ToysIn response to a Florida mom’s petition.
  40. Controversy
    Restaurant Kicks Out Breastfeeding Mom — But Not for the Reason You Think“I had a beer and a shot of Fireball in front of me, but that was for after I was done.”
  41. controversy
    Bill Maher Weighs In on Israel-Gaza Conflict With Sexist Tweet It was a bad day for celebrities on Twitter.
  42. mea culpas
    Gary Oldman Apologizes for Anti-Semitic RemarksIn a statement addressed to the ADL.
  43. interviews
    Gary Oldman Defends Alec Baldwin and Mel Gibson, Slams ‘Political Correctness’In a Playboy interview.
  44. controversy
    What Is Shia LaBeouf’s Endgame?The former Transformers star now makes more headlines for his erratic behavior than for his acting.
  45. controversy
    Woody Allen Responds to Dylan Farrow AccusationIn a missive published in the New York Times, Allen also questions whether Ronan Farrow is his biological son.
  46. ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Creators Apologize for Racist EpisodeThe latest episode of CBS’s How I Met Your Mother, which aired Monday night, has caused a bit of controversy. The episode involved Jason […]
  47. controversy
    Leonardo DiCaprio Addresses The Wolf of Wall Street Excess Debate“This film may be misunderstood.”
  48. non-troversy
    Okay, Not Everyone Loved Lily Allen’s New VideoIt was a little narrow in scope.
  49. China Is Demanding More From Jimmy Kimmel Over Child’s JokeJimmy Kimmel Live continues to be criticized over a recent joke made by a child on the show. In a segment from Oct. 16, Kimmel asked several of […]
  50. The White House Will Be Forced to ‘Investigate’ a Joke From ‘Jimmy Kimmel […]Last week, ABC issued an apology for a child’s remark about China from the October 16 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Nevertheless, a petition […]
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