Fox Sports, USGA Apologize For Graphic Language Inadvertently Broadcast

Fox Sports, USGA Apologize For Graphic Language Inadvertently Broadcast

Fox Sports and the United States Golf Association (USGA) have apologized for the airing of some graphic language on a sexual encounter by some fans that was picked up by a network microphone during the US Open. The audio of the conversation was published by Awful Announcing and can be heard here. Fox has dozens of microphones strategically placed on the course and picked up a conversation between two fans talking about an encounter. “Today, during the live FS1 broadcast…Read full story

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Mexico Beats Germany 1-0 In World Cup, Avenges News Outlet’s Insult

Mexico Beats Germany 1-0 In World Cup, Avenges News Outlet’s Insult

German newspaper Die Welt took a swipe at Mexico today in the name of World Cup soccer, publishing a somewhat inflammatory headline about what Germany would do to them on the pitch by alluding to US President Donald Trump’s plans for a barrier on the border. By hinting at erecting a wall against Mexican soccer’s advance, perhaps the Die Welt editors forgot the not-so-small matter of the Berlin Wall and the pain it caused their own country. Maybe it was intended to fire up…Read full story

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Donald Trump Responds To Washington Post Staff’s Open Letter To Jeff Bezos, Says Strike “Would Be A Great Idea”

Donald Trump Responds To Washington Post Staff’s Open Letter To Jeff Bezos, Says Strike “Would Be A Great Idea”

Donald Trump has responded to the labor dispute between Washington Post employees and publisher and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. “I think a really long strike would be a great idea,” Trump tweeted. He continued, “Employees would get more money and we would get rid of Fake News for an extended period of time! Is [the Washington Post] a registered lobbyist?” His response comes after over 400 Washington Post staffers signed an open letter to Bezos asking for better pay and…Read full story

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The Week In Deadline Videos & Podcasts: Jason Bateman, Jonathan Tucker, And The ‘Queen Sugar’ Cast

The Week In Deadline Videos & Podcasts: Jason Bateman, Jonathan Tucker, And The ‘Queen Sugar’ Cast

From Arrested Development and Ozark star Jason Bateman to the cast and showrunner of Queen Sugar to our Contenders Emmys video series, there are tons of Deadline videos and podcasts to catch up on from the past two weeks. In addition to chatting with This Is Us star Mandy Moore, Pete Hammond talked to Jason Bateman about his duo of Netflix shows Arrested Development and Ozark on The Actor’s Side video series. On the Next Generation TV video series, Dominic Patten chatted…Read full story

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Samuel L. Jackson Was as Surprised by the Ending of ‘Split’ as You Were

Samuel L. Jackson Was as Surprised by the Ending of ‘Split’ as You Were

Warning: Spoilers for Split follow, so turn back now if you haven’t seen it yet. M. Night Shyamalan‘s 2017 psychological thriller Split has one of the most surprising endings of the past decade, stealthily setting up an unexpected sequel that fans have been wanting for years. And though he wasn’t directly involved with Split, Unbreakable star Samuel L. Jackson was just as surprised at Split’s ending as we were. Read his reaction to the movie’s shocking reveal below. Samuel L. Jackson Split Reaction Split follows a young girl (Anya Taylor-Joy) who’s kidnapped by…

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Hollywood Father’s Day Celebrated With Online Celebrity Salutes To Dear Ol’ Dad

Hollywood Father’s Day Celebrated With Online Celebrity Salutes To Dear Ol’ Dad

The 108th celebration of Father’s Day arrived today, and Hollywood figures (not to mention TV shows) were among those honoring dear old Dad with remembrances, brunch, electronics, ugly ties and some good scotch. A waggish Mark Hamill (who tweeted a pic of Darth Vader’s helmet), Incredibles 2 director Brad Bird and Gwyneth Paltrow (progressively nodding to both ex Chris Martin and current partner Brad Falchuk) were among those socializing about Dad. The ersatz holiday…Read full story

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Director James L. Brooks Tweets That “Nursing Babies” Are Being Pulled From Mothers At Border

Director James L. Brooks Tweets That “Nursing Babies” Are Being Pulled From Mothers At Border

Writer, director and producer James L. Brooks has weighed in on the zero-tolerance policy at the US southern border. In a late Saturday night tweet, Brooks claimed President Donald Trump was using a policy of family separation “as hostages to get his damn wall.” Brooks, whose resume includes The Simpsons, Taxi and Mary Tyler Moore television shows, as well as the films Terms of Endearment, The Edge of Seventeen and Broadcast News, said “Nursing babies are being pulled…Read full story

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Samuel L. Jackson Responds To Twitter Backlash: “They Just Keep Tryin’”

Samuel L. Jackson Responds To Twitter Backlash: “They Just Keep Tryin’”

Samuel L. Jackson tweeted an image earlier last week which many felt was homophobic. On Sunday, the unfiltered and outspoken actor responded on Instagram, shrugging off the criticism. Jackson posted a pic of a Twitter message of the reports and complaints they have receiving from the alleged homophobic tweet. “We have investigated the reported content and could not identify any violations of the Twitter Rules or applicable law,” the message stated. “Accordingly, we have…Read full story

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MoviePass Reps 40% Of ‘Gotti’s $1.67M Opening As Critics Slaughter John Travolta Mob Pic

MoviePass Reps 40% Of ‘Gotti’s $1.67M Opening As Critics Slaughter John Travolta Mob Pic

We’re hearing this morning that MoviePass accounted for 40% of the $1.67M opening ($668K) to John Travolta mob pic Gotti, which took headlines over the weekend for its 0% Rotten Tomatoes score from 23 critics. During CinemaCon, the monthly movie ticket service took a low-seven figure stake in the reported $10M budgeted feature which has willed itself to existence over the last seven years, and ultimately acquired the pic’s production company, Emmett Furla Oasis Films…Read full story

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