Monday, November 11, 2019

MixedTimes - Daniel Nussbaum

Producers Guild Creates Hollywood Anti-Sexual Harassment Task Force

Producers Guild Creates Hollywood Anti-Sexual Harassment Task Force

The Producers Guild of America voted to expel disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein from its organization Monday and announced the creation of an "Anti-Sexual Harassment Task Force" charged with researching and preventing further sexual abuse in the film industry.

The Weinstein Company Launches Independent Investigation Into Harvey Weinstein as Board Members Quit after Sexual Harassment Claims

The Weinstein Company Launches Independent Investigation Into Harvey Weinstein as Board Members Quit after Sexual Harassment Claims

Harvey Weinstein will take an indefinite leave of absence from the production company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company, as the firm announced Friday it would launch an independent investigation into his conduct following a bombshell New York Times report that detailed decades of sexual harassment claims against the Hollywood super-producer.

Chuck Schumer Latest Democrat to Donate Campaign Cash from Harvey Weinstein

Chuck Schumer Latest Democrat to Donate Campaign Cash from Harvey Weinstein

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) will donate campaign contributions he received from Harvey Weinstein to charity, his spokesman said Friday, joining at least three other Democrats who have pledged to donate their contributions after a New York Times exposé published Thursday detailed decades of sexual harassment allegations against the Hollywood super-producer and Democratic Party power player.

Democrats Under Pressure to Return Campaign Contributions from Harvey Weinstein

Democrats Under Pressure to Return Campaign Contributions from Harvey Weinstein

Democratic politicians who have received campaign contributions from Harvey Weinstein are being called upon to return the money after the New York Times published an exhaustive story Thursday detailing decades of sexual harassment allegations against the Hollywood super-producer.

Hollywood Reacts to Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Allegations: Anyone Who Works With Him ‘Complicit’

Hollywood Reacts to Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Allegations: Anyone Who Works With Him ‘Complicit’

Actresses, entertainment journalists, and other Hollywood personalities took to Twitter to react to Thursday's bombshell report in the New York Times alleging that super-producer and Democratic Party power player Harvey Weinstein allegedly sexually harassed multiple women over a period of decades, and allegedly reached financial settlements with at least eight of them.

Country Music Stars Share Prayers for Las Vegas after Mass Shooting

Country Music Stars Share Prayers for Las Vegas after Mass Shooting

Some of the biggest stars in country music took to social media Monday morning to react to the horrific mass shooting at a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday night that claimed the lives of at least 50 people and injured more than 400 others.

Jay Z Wears Colin Kaepernick Jersey on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Jay Z Wears Colin Kaepernick Jersey on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Jay Z made an apparent statement of solidarity with NFL National Anthem protesters this weekend by donning a jersey with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's name on it during his musical performance on the season premiere of Saturday Night Live.

Steve Bannon: Hollywood Actors ‘Dumb as Ticks,’ Like ‘Pieces of Furniture’

Steve Bannon: Hollywood Actors ‘Dumb as Ticks,’ Like ‘Pieces of Furniture’

Co-hosting Thursday's show with Breitbart London Editor-in-chief Raheem Kassam, Bannon noted that late-night hosts Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel were steadily upping their level of anti-Trump vitriol in order to compete with one another, and said Breitbart News' Big Hollywood section was helping to expose celebrities for how "dumb" they are.

‘X-Files’ Stars David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson Take a Knee on Set

‘X-Files’ Stars David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson Take a Knee on Set

Actors David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, stars of the popular sci-fi series The X-Files, took a knee in protest while on the set of their show this week in the latest example of how the NFL's ongoing National Anthem protests have spilled over into the entertainment world.

Lena Dunham Compares Trump to Mass Murderer Dylann Roof

Lena Dunham Compares Trump to Mass Murderer Dylann Roof

Actress Lena Dunham blasted President Donald Trump on social media Monday, comparing the president to convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof in a Twitter exchange with a late-night writer.

Chelsea Handler: ‘Maybe We Trade’ Trump for Kim Jong-Un

Chelsea Handler: ‘Maybe We Trade’ Trump for Kim Jong-Un

Comedian and talk show host Chelsea Handler praised North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's warning letter to President Donald Trump this week, writing on her social media account that the threatening letter sounded "a little bit more sane" than Trump — and suggesting the two countries trade leaders.

George Clooney Rehashes ‘Kiss My Ass’ Rant Against Steve Bannon

George Clooney Rehashes ‘Kiss My Ass’ Rant Against Steve Bannon

George Clooney continued to hit out at Steve Bannon in an interview to promote his latest film Saturday, calling the former White House chief strategist and Breitbart News executive chairman a "p*ssy" in a second profanity-laced rant this weekend.

Jackie Mason: Celebrities Can Solve DACA By Taking In 9 Dreamers Each (Exclusive)

Jackie Mason: Celebrities Can Solve DACA By Taking In 9 Dreamers Each (Exclusive)

In this week's exclusive clip for Breitbart News, Jackie challenges Hollywood celebrities to take the advice of Cher, who suggested this week that Americans should shelter and protect DACA recipients in their own homes after President Donald Trump announced he was sending the legislation back to Congress for action.

Rage Against the Machine Bassist: Anyone Who Voted for Trump Is Racist

Rage Against the Machine Bassist: Anyone Who Voted for Trump Is Racist

Anyone who voted for President Donald Trump is as racist as the man himself, according to Rage Against the Machine bassist Tim Commerford — but the musician says there is a way that Trump voters can absolve themselves and "make it right.

Matt Damon: Racism in America ‘So Much Worse’ Than I Thought

Matt Damon: Racism in America ‘So Much Worse’ Than I Thought

Actor Matt Damon sounded off on President Donald Trump and the state of racism in America in an extensive interview this week, explaining that he found the president's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia this month "absolutely abhorrent" and that he underestimated the extent of the racist attitudes in the country at large.

Jackie Mason: Symbols of Whole Foods Must Come Down to End Persecution of Fat People (Exclusive)

Jackie Mason: Symbols of Whole Foods Must Come Down to End Persecution of Fat People (Exclusive)

In this week's exclusive clip for Breitbart News, Jackie wonders how far the left is going to take its monument-erasing craze, which has seen liberal activists across the country campaign hard for the removal of statues of Civil War Confederate figures, and also statues of practically any historical figure with a questionable past, including legendary explorer Christopher Columbus.

VMAs: Katy Perry Pokes Fun at Trump for Losing Popular Vote

VMAs: Katy Perry Pokes Fun at Trump for Losing Popular Vote

Katy Perry took a moment during her hosting duties at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards to poke fun at President Donald Trump for losing the popular vote during the 2016 presidential election to Democrat Hillary Clinton, though he ultimately ended up winning the presidency.

Bill Nye Sues Disney for Millions in ‘Science Guy’ Profits

Bill Nye Sues Disney for Millions in ‘Science Guy’ Profits

"Science Guy" Bill Nye filed a lawsuit against the Walt Disney Company and several of its subsidiaries Thursday over claims the House of Mouse withheld millions of dollars in profits from his popular 1990s children's television show.

Kendall Jenner Accused of Cultural Appropriation over Twitter Emoji

Kendall Jenner Accused of Cultural Appropriation over Twitter Emoji

Model Kendall Jenner drew the ire of her followers and social justice advocates on social media this week after captioning a photo with a "fist" emoji that some users complained was not close enough in color to her actual skin tone.

Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis Dead at 91

Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis Dead at 91

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis, who forged an iconic partnership with Dean Martin in the 1950s and enjoyed a decades-long career as one of Hollywood's most beloved slapstick comedians, died Sunday at his home in Las Vegas, according to reports.

Charlie Daniels: Confederate Statue Removal Like ‘What ISIS Is Doing’

Charlie Daniels: Confederate Statue Removal Like ‘What ISIS Is Doing’

Country rock legend Charlie Daniels slammed activists calling for the removal of Confederate monuments and statues across the United States, comparing the group's activity to the terror group ISIS's removal and destruction of historic monuments throughout the Middle East.

HBO Accidentally Broadcasts Latest Episode of ‘Game of Thrones’

HBO Accidentally Broadcasts Latest Episode of ‘Game of Thrones’

The Spain affiliate of HBO accidentally broadcast the latest episode of the network's massively popular fantasy series Game of Thrones for a short time on Tuesday, leading full, high-definition copies of the episode to become available on file-sharing sites four days ahead of its scheduled release, according to reports.

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