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Ellie Kemper on Debutante Ball With “Racist, Sexist” Past: “Ignorance Is No Excuse”

Ellie Kemper has responded to a viral Twitter controversy that linked the actress with a St. Louis debutante ball run by an organization with a racist past. “When I was 19 years old, I decided…

Logan Paul Survives Floyd Mayweather Exhibition Fight

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather Jr. out-boxed but failed to knock out Logan ‘The Maverick’ Paul in their exhibition fight on Sunday in Miami. YouTuber Paul, 26, went the full eight stipulated rounds…

Tom Hanks Calls for School Students to Learn Truth About Tulsa Race Massacre

Tom Hanks penned a guest essay for The New York Times on Friday in which he called for the truth about the 1921 Tulsa race massacre to be taught in schools. Calling himself a “lay historian&#8221…

Celebrity Attorney F. Lee Bailey Dies at 87

F. Lee Bailey, the celebrity attorney who defended O.J. Simpson, Patricia Hearst and the alleged Boston Strangler, but whose legal career halted when he was disbarred in two states, has died, a

Evidence Destruction Warrants “Shitty Media Men” Trial, Says Writer

A federal judge in New York will soon have to decide whether to send Moira Donegan to trial for allegedly defaming Stephen Elliott in a spreadsheet called “Shitty Media Men,” which circulated…

Endeavor’s Cultural Marketing Agency Invests in Michael B. Jordan-Led Obsidianworks

Endeavor’s cultural marketing agency 160over90 has revealed an investment and partnership with Michael B. Jordan and Chad Easterling’s Obsidianworks. Terms of the deal were…

YouTube Star Bailey Sarian Launches Podcast ‘Dark History’

Bailey Sarian, the popular YouTuber with 4.8 million subscribers who mixes passions for true crime and makeup on her hit series Murder, Mystery & Makeup, is taking on another…

Tiger Woods Opens Up About Rehab: “More Painful Than Anything I Have Ever Experienced”

Tiger Woods is opening up about his post-crash rehab, which he called “more painful than anything I have ever experienced.” The professional athlete spoke to Golf Digest for a story <a href="https://www.golfdigest.com/story/tiger-woods-speaks-about-recovery" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"…

How Hollywood and True-Crime Impacts Social Movements Today (Guest Column)

One year ago today, the everyday violence Black people face in this country became much clearer to tens of millions of people who always had trouble accepting that it was real. After a decade of very

Prince Harry Reveals He Used Drugs, Alcohol to Cope With Diana’s Death

In the first episode of The Me You Can’t SeeOprah Winfrey and Prince Harry’s five-part Apple TV+ docuseries focusing on mental health — the Duke of Sussex spoke candidly about turning to drugs…

Paul Mooney, Pioneering Comic and Actor, Dies at 79

Paul Mooney, the pioneering comic, writer and actor, has died, his rep, Cassandra Williams, told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 79. Mooney died Wednesday at 5:30 a.m. at his home in Oakland

Billy Porter Breaks a 14-Year Silence: “This Is What HIV-Positive Looks Like Now”

Billy Porter takes a long deep breath.  “I have to start in 2007,” he says, having settled in across the table. He’s here, at Little Owl in the West Village, to get something off his chest — so…