A support group for people with the genetic condition albinism has slammed as offensive the comedy cop movie The Heat for labelling an albino character “snow cone” and “evil”. Shari Parker, secretary of the Albinism Fellowship of Australia, said she felt embarrassed and humiliated by the movie, which stars Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock
Dan Brown’s description of Manila as “the gates of hell” in the American novelist’s latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital.
Hugh Laurie is considering tinting his car windows in a lighter shade now House has finished and he has returned to making music.
A cast member of MTV reality show “Buckwild” was found dead in rural West Virginia after being reported missing by family members following a late-night session in a local bar. Shain Gandee, 21, was found dead in a car along with two other men including his uncle David on Monday morning in Sissonville, Kanawha County, a spokeswoman for County Commissioner Kent Carper told Reuters
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One of the few local premieres at the Auckland Arts Festival, Hui is a story audiences should be proud to see told. After 20 years estranged, four brothers come back together to a small New Zealand town, to mourn their father
Lady Gaga isn’t taking yesterday’s attack by Die Antwoord quietly. “Fatty Fatty Boom Boom” The South African Zef rap group released amusic video for their single “Fatty Boom Boom” that depicts a very obvious Lady Gaga-lookalike in a not-so-flattering way. The impostor Gags is put through the ringer, ending the video by being […]
Nakoula Basseley Nakoula — the man widely credited as being the force behind “Innocence of Muslims” — once cooperated with federal authorities, according to court documents obtained by The Smoking Gun. The Movie The movie, which features an unfavorable portrayal of Muhammad, has prompted violent riots in a number of Arab countries. The Smoking […]
When Ken Umeano went to watch the summer sci-fi blockbuster “District 9,” he stormed out after 30 minutes. “I was so angry,” said Umeano, a Nigeria native living in Atlanta