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- 02/25/14--19:51: Happy #THUGGADAY: Houston Salutes Northside Boss, Slim Thug
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It looks like Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi has found the follow-up to his feature film debut.
Pretty Little Liars Recap: Off Their Rockers
Now that Spencer has (allegedly) kicked her pill habit, this week’s episode of Pretty Little Liars found her passing the burden of insanity to Aria — and she handled those responsibilities like a pro.
Attempting to confront Ezra in the hall at Rosewood High was one thing, but breaking into his apartment and trashing everything in sight? That was pure genius.
The irony, of course, is that this episode was directed by Aria’s on-screen dad, Chad Lowe, so Byron was not only watching his daughter go bananas, but actually encouraging her to do so. (The next time you ask yourself, “Where’s Aria’s dad in all of this?” there’s your answer.)
TROUBLE IN PAILY-DISE? | As you first saw in TVLine’s exclusive preview clip, Paige’s suspicion of her girlfriend is at an all-time high, and she finally reached her breaking point this week. After a heated confrontation, and a bizarre accusation about Emily’s grandmother being a stripper, Em finally dropped the “Alison is alive” bomb on Paige. Boom! Naturally, Paige tried to apply logic to the situation (i.e. ‘Alison is a lunatic’ and ‘This really isn’t your problem’) but Emily was hearing none of it. Then came the true betrayal: After another major fight with Emily, Paige wrote a letter to A.D. Incorporated, revealing that Ali is still alive. Is there no going back from this?
HANNA’S BAD TOUCH | Is it just me, or ever since Caleb moved to Ravenswood, has Hanna’s life been a series of terrible decisions? Case in point: After convincing Detective Holbrook to speak up for Travis at his sentencing this week, she thanked him… with a kiss. Look, I get that Gabe is a babe (those two words even rhyme), but has this girl never heard of a handshake? Or a thank-you card? Or nothing at all?
OFF THE WAGON | Oh, remember when I said Spencer was done with those pills? I lied, or rather, shelied. During a moment of weakness, Spence downed a handful of the good stuff, and her timing couldn’t have been worse. She discovered the card of the private investigator her dad had hired to follow Melissa, only there was a note that suggested he’d actually been hired to follow Spencer. (Wait, Spencer’s dad lied? Color me shocked.) Her next brilliant decision was physically confronting Ali’s mom, asking if she saw Spencer with a shovel the night Ali disappeared. It ended… not well.
'House of Cards': Rachel Brosnahan talks about season 2 ending. Is [spoiler] really [spoiler]?
Besides the same first name, Rachel Brosnahan may not have a whole lot in common with her House of Cards prostitute-turned-hideaway character. But with the recent success, Brosnahan has found one similarity: A struggle to keep secrets. “I’ve been pretty good,” she explained. “All my friends were texting me SHOCKED after the first episode [of season 2], wondering how on earth I kept that [twist] a secret. I don’t know how I did it [laughs]. I had to tell someone — I told my mom!”
But while Kate Mara and the rest of the cast may have always known Zoe’s fate, Brosnahan explained that for her own big plot points, she only finds out about what the show is planning for her a few weeks before they shoot. “The last episode of the second season we didn’t really know anything, I think they were still figuring things out when we were shooting.”
“Figuring things out” included the decision of whether to kill Doug Stamper, Frank Underwood’s aide who’d been nursing a growing obsession with Rachel, culminating in Doug’s decision to move her once again/possibly kill her. But Brosnahan doesn’t think fans should be too quick to say goodbye to Underwood’s favorite suck-up. “I don’t think we know that he’s dead yet,” the bloody brick-wielder revealed. “It cuts so quickly. I don’t think we can say for sure that Stamper is dead.” Prior to filming, “Michael [Kelly] and I had some conversations [about the ending moments]. He’s very upset with me! [Laughs] It was some tough, crazy scenes in the woods, but I don’t think I’ve ever worked with an actor that is so kind and positive all the time. Michael’s amazing. He can’t be dead!”
Dead or not, it doesn’t spell great things for Rachel. But while fans may be dying to know what her new, hopefully Stamper-free life would look like, Brosnahan isn’t sure she’ll be back for more to answer that question. “I have no idea. They tell us all very, very late,” she explained about her possible return. “I have no clue what is happening with the third season. I think Rachel should come back. I think there’s a lot of loose ends. I also think it’s interesting if Rachel came back because she’s one of the bigger threats to Frank now. She’s still the missing link, and people are discovering that she exists.”
Of course, a little possible-murder in the woods wasn’t the only thing Rachel got up to this season. There was also that time she threatened Doug with a knife when he came to pick her up. “I was very surprised when I got the script [for that scene],” Brosnahan said. “But it makes total sense to me because when I read the first scene in that episode, I thought, ‘She can’t freak out there because [she's in public].’ But then she has a moment to go home and think about having to pack up her life all over again. She says, ‘I don’t want to start over. I already did it.’ And in that lifestyle — the call girl, D.C. — picking up and starting over [is constant]. And in a way, Stamper becomes another pimp. He’s picking her up and telling her what to do. So that scene makes sense to me; I think she just panics.”
When it comes to Brosnahan’s own viewing, she’s just like other fans: Obsessing over Claire. (She notes she’s on episode 7 in her current binge.) “I love this Claire/military storyline with the rape stuff,” she said about her personal favorite plot points from season 2. “I think it’s amazing. First of all, Robin Wright is a god and deserves every award ever for episode 4. It’s blowing my mind. And I’ve read the script; I knew it was happening and I still had chills. Chills, all over my body!”
Now she knows how we felt when we saw the knife.
In a first for daytime, B&B is gearing up for a location shoot in Abu Dhabi and Dubai — that will involve actors Thorsten Kaye (Ridge), Don Diamont (Bill) and Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke). The soap will film there March 17-19 and the story hitting the air in late May or early June.
"B&B is really popular on the Dubai One network and that's opened up a lot of doors. We don't know what to expect but that's the most fun part of this job — going off and trying things we've never done before. It's very exciting." executive producer Bradley Bell tells TV Guide
Credit for the adventure goes to Lang who was invited to take part in a triathlon in Abu Dhabi "Kelly asked me for time off to take part in the event and I said, 'Well, how about we all come with you?" reveals Bell. "So we're going to back up the station wagon and all pile in!"
Bell's plot has control-freak Ridge following Brooke and Bill to the UAE. "We're going to take advantage of the great Ridge-Bill rivalry. Ridge feels like he's Brooke's protector and he doesn't want Bill to become stepfather to his son, R.J. So he's a man on a mission!"
B&B has another location shoot coming up, though it's closer to home. "We're doing a story with Liam and Hope at South Los Angeles Animal Shelter." says Bell. Bob Barker & Brandon McMillan will appear in the story, with real-life employees of the shelter. It airs April 30-May2.
Bell admits he's not being totally altruistic. "We'll talk about an important issue but we'll also differentiate the men in Hope's life. Wyatt wants her in a trailer, take her up the coast where they'll drink & make love. Liam is socially conscious and saving animals." So who comes out on top? Hints Bell with a laugh: "It's always a turn-on to see a handsome guy petting a puppy."
Today at City Hall, a prominent resident of Houston will receive his very own proclamation from the mayor, much like the thousands of citizens who have also received such certificates in the past. This particular citizen is named Stayve Jerome Thomas, a gentleman who has been a successful representative of Houston since he first hit the scene in the late '90s, and who in most recent years has used his wealth and fame to feed the city's less fortunate, as well sponsor toy drives benefiting underprivileged children. Most fans know him as Slim Thug these days.
According to the City of Houston, this type of acknowledgment is reserved for outstanding individuals who have made a significant contribution to society and contributions to the City and citizens of Houston. Today's proclamation will be presented by City Council member Jerry Davis of District B, an area which includes portions of Houston's Northside that have benefited from Thomas' philanthropy, and also where the rapper was raised.
So today is offically #ThuggaDay.
Slim vows, "Since '98 I've been straight, started shinin' out the gate reppin' that Nawf on tape" in the intro to his latest album, Boss Life, and has definitely been rapping about money, cars and women for a long time. The Boss Hogg Outlaw even has a very large tattoo reading "HOUSTON" on his back, always representing his city to the fullest.
Earlier this year, CNN anchor Don Lemon examined the word "thug," and asked on-air if the word itself was racist, and ended the segment with the following quote: "If you don't wanna be treated like a thug, or considered one, then don't act like one."
This of course led to a response from Slim himself, who was given his rap name as a lanky teenager with braids. Here is his response:
Should a man's positive's contributions in the community be questioned or negated by the name he chooses to carry? Is a rapper not a musician, and a musician an artist, someone who by definition has the ability to interpret the world and produce content in their own, personal way?
Whether you agree or disagree with Sim Thug receiving his day from the mayor, the ceremony will take place today at City Hall, and Rocks Off will most certainly be in attendance.
Me and Slim Thug last Fall. :)
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Wasn’t it NeNe who said “no bitch is going to tell her who she can be friends with” in reference to inviting my ex to her wedding? Clearly, my feelings didn’t matter, to add insult to injury they are not even friends. Point being, Marlo should have a right to be friendly with me. Cynthia has been the most blindly loyal friend NeNe has probably ever had. Yet, the moment Cynthia did not agree with NeNe calling her husband countless bitches, NeNe turns on Cynthia as if she has somehow been disloyal to her. Most of us are smart enough to see beyond NeNe’s smoke screen. The moment Marlo becomes friendly with me, she is labeled a turncoat opportunist. Hypocrisy at its best. NeNe does photo ops with Kim Kardashian, but Marlo is the opportunist? #byefelicia
Teen Wolf is currently casting another character for season 4. Find out what his name is and who he might have as a romantic interest next season!
In a spoiler chat with TV Line, we learn that Teen Wolf season 4 will be adding another brand new character to the roster. His name is Mason, and although his part has not yet been cast, we do know some information about him.
TV Line says Mason is “an out-and-proud athlete,” and he’s “funny, witty and handsome.”
Mason is “the best friend of Beacon Hills High’s new star lacrosse player, and we’ll meet both guys next season.” Could this star lacrosse player be Liam, whom we’ve learned about previously? There was no talk about Liam being an athlete, but he was described as “handsome and cocky,” and if that doesn’t describe your typical high school jock, we don’t know what does!
Her album can be listened to online now, and in case you missed it, the tune she penned following Cory Monteith's passing "If You Say So" is as heart wrenching as you'd imagine. Listen below.
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network delivered the most-watched month in network history in primetime for the month of February (538,000 total viewers). OWN’s prime average in the key W25-54 demo marked a six-month high, up +11% versus January and up +86% versus one year ago.OWN is the fastest-growing cable network for W25-54 versus a year ago.
The popular drama “The Haves and the Have Nots” from Tyler Perry is cable’s most-watched show on Tuesday nights and the #1 original cable series for African-Americans. It also ranks in the top 10 original primetime series overall on ad-supported cable nets in W25-54, making OWN Tuesday nights the #2 cable network for W25-54, nearly tying with TBS.
Other series that bolstered OWN’s February include the comedy series “Love Thy Neighbor” from Tyler Perry, which was Wednesday night’s #1 original cable series for African-American W25-54 and total viewers. The second season of docu-series “Raising Whitley,” following actress/comedienne Kym Whitley, and new docu-series “Mom’s Got Game,” following former WNBA player Pamela McGee and her son, Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee, are Saturday night’s top two original series on all of television for African-American W25-54.
When are we getting reruns of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" though??
Daniel Radcliffe - The 24-year-old Harry Potter star is currently sporting long hair for a role in a film version of Frankenstein.
"I don't mind how it looks but I mind dealing with it. I don't know why any man would have it voluntarily," he laughed. "The amount of work it takes, having to dry it - doing anything to it is a f------ nightmare. I do have a whole new sympathy for women. I wouldn't be growing my hair this long in my own time."
The hair extensions do have one bonus: Radcliffe is now occasionally able to walk down the street without being recognised. He added: "I actually don't mind it because there's something really fun about looking totally different and seeing yourself that way. But it's not a permanent change."
Leonardo DiCaprio - A young Leo took on two roles in the 1998 film The Man in the Iron Mask, playing the French King Louis XIV and his imprisoned twin brother. The hair extensions he wore to play the king left him looking pretty as a princess, while the dual-role won him a Golden Raspberry Award for worst on-screen couple.
Pitt has often pushed the boundaries of acceptable hair length, both facial and up top. Perhaps his most memorable long-haired film appearance was in the 2004 Troy, where tousled blonde extensions transformed him into the warrior Achilles.
Collin Farrell - Farrell’s hair has been long and it has been short; greasy and reasonably clean; spiked up in a quiff and left to hang down limply from a centre parting. It has never looked worse, however, than when he took the title role in Oliver Stone’s Alexander, the story of the Macedonian King, and was forced to rock an over-grown blonde bowl cut.
Hugh Jackman - The Australian actor was spotted with a bushy beard and a wild head of hair when filming scenes for 2013’s The Wolverine. Jackman is no stranger to the unkempt look, having had his hair hacked off to play Jean Valjean in the screen version of Les Miserables, released the same year.
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Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner are featured in the latest issue of Marie Claire Mexico, posing in similar outfits and talking openly about their relationship.
"She was obsessed with me," Kendall tells the magazine of her younger sibling. "She followed me everywhere."
Kylie didn't argue with Kendall, either, saying:
"If she got up in the middle of the night, I got up of the middle of the night. I literally couldn't leave her side. We even matched everything we wore."
Over the years, however, the girls have started to take different paths.
Kendall is already big in the modeling world, for instance, while Kylie says she wouldn't mind getting in front of the camera in a different way.
"Right now I love designing and I want to pursue that career once I turn 18," Kylie, 16 says. "But acting is something I would regret not giving a chance when I'm older, so I would love to try it and see if I like it."
Howard is a changed man -- at least when it comes to Kathie Lee. After years of bullying, criticizing her every move and engaging in a one-sided feud, the 60-year-old radio show host gave a sincere apology to Gifford.
While appearing on Watch What Happens Live, Gifford revealed for the first time the story of how Stern asked her for forgiveness.
"I have never had anything against Howard," Gifford, 60, explained to host Andy Cohen. "I had never met Howard until two years ago when he was getting ready to for America's Got Talent."
While Stern was in the the Today show studio, Gifford decided to make the first move and greet her longtime enemy. "[I] said, 'Hi, I think it's time we probably we said hi,' and he was stunned," she recalled.
Gifford received a voicemail from Stern. "[He said], 'I used a lot of language but I'm so sorry. You never deserved it,' she recalled.
"'You've always been so nice. You just pissed me off because you were everything I wasn't.' I've never shared this story," she added to Cohen. "I hope it's okay with him that I do -- it's almost been two years. He said, 'Can we talk?'"
After a "beautiful conversation" for 15 minutes, Gifford said Stern asked, "Can you forgive me?"
"I said, Howard, I forgave you a long time ago. I'm just so glad that now you're doing your own good work that everyone of us has to do when we've hurt people, and asked for forgiveness. I said, this is the beginning of wisdom for you. And I just hope that you continue down the path because the best years are head of you if you're going to turn your life around."
Stern frequently criticized Gifford for her marriage and family values, especially back in 1997 when reports surfaced that her husband, Frank, had an alleged affair with a flight attendant.
Kacey Musgraves‘ debut album, ‘Same Trailer Different Park,’ is less than a year old, but she is already making huge waves with her music.
The singer, who won two Grammys last month, including one for Best Country Album, is also nominated for five ACM Awards, including for Album of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year. But while she’s received plenty of positive support, she’s also faced a lot of backlash, especially with her controversial single, ‘Follow Your Arrow.’ But she isn’t about to let the negativity distract her from making the music she loves.
“I know I’m not everyone’s cup of tea, and I don’t really want to be,” she tells the Wall Street Journal. “I think if you’re everyone’s cup of tea, that probably means you’re a little bit boring, or you’re not pushing yourself. Creativity happens where it’s dangerous and scary, where you’re not comfortable. And that’s how it should be. That’s real. Music isn’t supposed to be vanilla. It’s not supposed to be something absolutely everyone enjoys. Frankly I’d love to see even more diversity in country music. Art is not supposed to be McDonald’s.”
The Texas native has been called a rebel by people in country music, but she says that title couldn’t be further from the truth.
“I think throwing the rebel card out there is really cheap,” she concedes. “The things I’m singing about are not controversial to me, I don’t push buttons to push buttons. I talk about things that have made an impression on me that a lot of people everywhere are going through. I know not everyone is going to relate to everything I’m saying, but that doesn’t make me a rebel. When Hank Williams sang about addiction and cheating and heartbreak and hating his life, he wasn’t being rebellious, he was being real.”
The 25-year-old is earning rave reviews outside of the country music genre, including from pop star Katy Perry, who invited Musgraves to join her on her Prismatic World Tour later this year.
“I’m thrilled that country music fans like my stuff, but so do a lot of people outside of country music, people who just love music,” she adds.
“My goal is more to reach music lovers than to appeal to a genre. I love country music and I’m proud to represent it, but I don’t obsess over it as a category. Are there new rules? I’m not sure. Less rules, maybe. Every generation has to dig out their own path.”
Musgraves is currently serving as the opening act on Lady Antebellum‘s Take Me Downtown Tour.
Kacey announced yesterday, as she opened for Lady Antebellum, that "Keep It To Yourself" would be the 4th single off her debut album!
this flawless queen. i love her so damn much.
Marvel, in a joint press conference with New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that their Netflix series — starting with Daredevil, and continuing with Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist before ending with a Defenders team-up event — will all film on the streets of New York City for the next few years.
Not a ton is known as of yet about the four series. Cabin in the Woods director Drew Goddard is taking the writing and directing reins on at least the pilot of Daredevil. And Twilight writer Melissa Rosenberg, who has been working on Jessica Jones in various forms for Marvel for years will finally get the chance to bring her vision to fruition. But otherwise, that's all we knew... Until now.
And that adds a timeline for the series. We know that Daredevil is first out of the gate, launching in Fall 2015. But assuming we start filming in 2015, that means we won't necessarily see a rapid rollout of the series one after the other, but rather sometime in the span of 2015-2018.
Interestingly, that falls right around the same time that most pundits expect Marvel will drop Avengers 3 in movie theaters, either 2018 or 2019; though the threequel doesn't have an announced date as of yet.
Regardless, we'll know more about Marvel's Netflix plans soon, as filming will begin in New York City next year.
This probably means casting announcements are coming soon... who do you want to see in the Marvel Netflix-verse?
Luzon, the "Brains" tribe lost the first immunity challenge abysmally.
David was voted out 6-2 over J'Tia
Luzon, the "Brains" tribe, blew a massive lead and lost the second immunity challenge.
Garrett was voted out 3-2 over J'Tia and went home without playing his hidden immunity idol, which he admitted to not bringing to tribal council.
Next week: Lots of rain.
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The beauty vloggers have spoken, and Frozen flat-out wins for the most imitated look from an Oscar-nominated film this year.
When it comes to beauty looks from Oscar-nominated movies, Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence’s characters in “American Hustle” have gotten their fair share of attention. But the flick that generated the most makeup tutorials on YouTube? Disney’s mega-hit “Frozen” puts “Hustle” to shame.
We asked YouTube’s fashion and beauty team to pull some numbers, and searches for “Frozen hair tutorial” and “Frozen makeup tutorial” generate 98,400 and 111,000 results, respectively. Compare that to 11,900 and 13,600 results for “American Hustle” hair and makeup videos. Meanwhile, “Catching Fire” shows 29,500 hits for hair tutorials and 35,700 for makeup.
Pretty sure we can chalk this up to the scene during “Let It Go” when the Snow Queen Elsa undergoes what may be the most powerful makeover in recent movie history.
While the character of Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell) has inspired a decent number of tutorials, most of the videos home in on Elsa’s look in this scene. Dramatic purple eye; voluminous, texturized braid. Is there anything a beauty vlogger likes more than a colorful, contoured eye with lots of liner and false eyelashes? Is there anything anybody likes better than a big, messy Free People-style braid bedazzled with little snowflakes? No and no. Katniss has got nothing on this.
Besides, the makeup in “Catching Fire” and “American Hustle” is all about survival, coming from a place of oppression (getting dolled up to fight to the death) or desperation. It’s war paint. But in “Frozen”? This animated chick becomes her most fabulous when she decides to become a Queen with a capital Q. Elsa is ascendant, and her makeup reflects that. Plus, she develops her look all on her own, no Cher Horowitz needed.
If you’re looking for an Oscars party look, this is unquestionably it. Here is one of the best tutorials to get you started:
Makeup gurus/beauty post!