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Kim Kardashian + Kanye West Expand their Midwest Obsession to a Pro-Trump Town

Kim Kardashian + Kanye West Expand their Midwest Obsession to a Pro-Trump Town

Looks like Kim and Kanye are branching out from their Calabasas lifestyle.

Kim Kardashian’s Instagram Stories gave fans a look into the Kardashian-Wests’ Fourth of July celebration earlier this week, and it was clear that they were very much not in California for the holiday. It looked like the family spent their Independence Day soaking up the sun by a lush, gorgeous lake, enjoying some cocktails (huckleberry vodka lemonade, anyone?) and having some fun wakesurfing and water sliding.

But some sleuthing courtesy of television station KTVB in Boise, ID took a closer look and actually suggested that the Kardashian-West family chose Lake Coeur d’Alene in Northern Idaho as their holiday destination. An investigation from TMZ further revealed that the family rented out a $1.85 million cabin by the lake that has recently been frequented by other high-profile celebs like Adam Levine and Harry Styles.

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The family vacation might be all wrapped up by now (Kardashian’s Insta shows her back in the gym, presumably in SoCal), but their trip makes it look more and more like the next big celebrity trend is…rural America?

Maybe it’s a side effect of living in the era of Donald Trump, or maybe it’s places that are the total opposite of Hollywood that are drawing celebrity attention — like the rural and remote Coeur d’Alene, which saw over 66% of its population vote for Trump in 2016. After sparking controversy for expressing explicitly pro-Trump views interspersed between watered-down philosophical platitudes on Twitter, West himself made a high-profile retreat to Wyoming and Montana to produce his latest works, including Ye and the five weekly albums he’s released since.

West has argued that he’s speaking his mind to speak for “the people” (although how effective a spokesperson he is remains in question). It appears that Kardashian, while not a Trump supporter, is willing to step in the ring and meet with the president for, in her opinion, the greater good. Perhaps they’re convinced the rural Midwest is where “the people” are located — it fits quite neatly into the conservative, picturesque image of “real America” that they seem to be embracing, be it as a trend, artistic inspiration, or political identity.

Kylie Jenner: “Stormi RUINED My Body!”

Kylie Jenner: “Stormi RUINED My Body!”

OK, so it’s been five months now since Kylie Jenner gave birth to her daughter, Stormi.

She’s been a mother for five months, and it’s still just too wild to believe, right?

In 2028, we will still be talking about how wild it is?

Probably, yeah, to be honest.

Kylie Jenner gave birth to her first child at 20 years old, the father is some guy she’d been dating for a couple of weeks before getting knocked up, and it’s literally always going to be a crazy story.

But this is just the way things are now, so at some point, we just have to get used to it and carry on.

And judging by this new video Kylie shared on her YouTube channel, she’s carrying right on with her classic vain ways.

The video is a Q&A with her best friend, Jordyn Woods — they asked for questions on Twitter, picked some out, then discussed them.

First, they talked about how they met (through mutual friends in middle school, nothing too thrilling there).

Kylie Jenner: My New Body is WEIRD!

Then they answered a question about which one takes the longest to get ready (Kylie) and a question about Kylie Cosmetics.

But then someone asked Jordyn about her weight loss, and that’s where things got interesting.

Jordyn said that at first, she wasn’t intentionally trying to lose weight, but when she did start trying, being consistent was key, as was figuring out a way to enjoy working out.

Kylie told her that she motivates her, then revealed that she’d “planned my first workout on Monday” — it sounds like she hasn’t worked out at all since giving birth.

“I’m not even doing it to get in shape,” she explained, “even though after Stormi I feel like people think that I like bounced back super fast, which I guess I did.”

She said that people “get the wrong idea on Instagram sometimes,” because everything is not totally back to normal with her body.

Kylie Jenner at Gala

“Especially at such a young age, to see your body go through such a change,” she said, “and it is physically, emotionally and mentally a challenge.”

But she added that pregnancy is “also a beautiful thing, and it was such a great pregnancy and birth and I’m so happy and I would have done the same thing over again.”

She’s not the greatest at maintaining one train of thought, huh?

But she tries, bless her heart.

Getting to her original point, she revealed that “my boobs are like three times the size, which bothers me. I have stretch marks on my boobs, my stomach isn’t the same, my waist isn’t the same, my butt’s bigger, my thighs are bigger.”

“It’s just a change, and honestly I’m finding like I have to change my style a little because nothing in my closet fits my from before.”

Kylie Jenner in Just Black

“I really want to gain my core back,” she added. “I feel like I have fake abs now, like it’s just genetics, but I want real abs.”

“I know I can have a super fit body, but just for my health, I want to do this.”

It’s not surprising to hear any of this — we’ve heard rumors for a long time about how insecure her pregnancy had made her.

Which, to be fair, is totally normal, especially for someone like Kylie, a young woman who’s built much of her career on being hot.

It’s very possible that her body will never go back to the way it was before, even with the help of plastic surgery or Snapchat filters or whatever else.

But if working out is going to make her feel better, then more power to her, right?

The Best Psychological Thrillers On Netflix

The Best Psychological Thrillers On Netflix

It’s movie night. Sometimes, you want to bawl about thwarted love over a bowl of popcorn. Other times, you want to laugh so hard you spill the popcorn. And then there are nights when you want an adrenaline rush so severe, you lose your appetite for popcorn.

In those instances, you must call upon the psychological thriller genre to sate your craving for mind-blowing twists, unreliable narrators, and intelligent scares. Unlike normal thrillers, films in the “psychological thriller” category don’t rely on cheap tricks and jump shots to get under the viewer’s skin. Instead, they use protagonists’ unstable mental states as a landscape for twists and turns. Characters’ crumbling senses of reality make for topsy-turvy, intriguing worlds.

Have we convinced you to abandon your Friday night plans and succumb to the unstable mental states of movie characters? Prepare to get “Inceptioned” with each of these Netflix movies.

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The Gift(2015)

Prepare to be very uneasy throughout your viewing of The Gift. Robyn (Rebecca Hall) and Simon (Jason Bateman) move to California after Robyn has a miscarriage. Soon, Simon's old friend, Gordo (Joel Edgerton), starts stopping by frequently. Something about his presence unearths the darkness between the couple.

The Open House(2018)

Are you a fan of Thirteen Reasons Why, and missing Clay Jensen? Get your Dylan Minnette fill in this Netflix original movie, set in a mother and teenage son who go to a vacation home that's not quite right. There are forces in the mountain house, and they want the new residents out.

Before I Wake(2017)

This horror movie features an imagination so powerful it can conjure up new realities. In Before I Wake, Jacob Tremblay plays an eight-year-old named Cody, who's adopted by a grieving couple that recently lost their own son. After Cody moves in, the couple, played by Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane, begins seeing their dead son again. How much of their visions is the work of Cody? And how much is the work of their own grief and longing?

Gypsy(2017)

Can't get enough of the psychological thriller genre? You don't have to. Netflix also offers original series that fall into the same genre. In Gypsy, Naomi Watts plays a therapist whose relationships with her patients cross the line of professionalism. She finds herself interwoven in their lives.

Wormwood(2017)

This six-part series combines documentary filmmaking with fictional reenactments in order to tell the story of Frank Olson, a scientist who worked for the C.I.A., and was found dead during a trip to New York. Supposedly, he had thrown himself out of the window of his 13th floor hotel room. But that explanation never sat well with his son, Eric, the principal interviewee of the series. This is a psychological thriller because your mind will hurt from the twists and unanswered questions woven by the C.I.A.

Donnie Darko(2001)

Donnie (Jake Gyllenhaal) sees things that other people don't, like a huge man dressed in a bunny costume that stalks him around his small town, and a countdown clock that's ticking towards the end of the world. How much of Donnie's visions are a product of his sleepwalking visions? How much are from the strange incident at the beginning of the movie, when a plane fell into his house?

Gerald's Game(2017)

The premise of this movie, based off a Stephen King book, will make you reconsider any forays into handcuff play. Gerald (Bruce Greenwood) and his wife Jessie (Carla Gugino) go on a romantic cabin retreat to try to bring intimacy back into their marriage. Gerald convinces Jessie to try handcuff play; then, after Jessie's tied up, Gerald has a heart attack and strands her on the bed. After hours go by, she begins to experience visions. But is the deformed man who approaches her, chained up at the bed, of her hallucinations?

Alias Grace(2017)

Alias Grace is the second Margaret Atwood adaptation to make TVs around the country smile this year, because it's just that good. When the show starts, Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon) has spent the last few decades locked up in a Canadian prison for the double murder of her employer and his mistress that she supposedly carried out when she was 16 years old, in the year 1843. Seeking to determine her innocence, young psychologist Simon Jordan (Edward Holcroft) uses newfangled questioning tactics on Grace. What follows is a cat-and-mouse dynamic, in which Grace is certainly the cat.

Cube(1997)

A group of strangers wakes up inside a cube structure, without knowing how or why they got there. Seemingly, there's no way out but through. The strangers proceed through other cube-like rooms, some with fatal booby traps. This is more a thriller, but it's interesting to see the psychological effects such a terrible, Kafka-esque situation has on people.

The Sixth Sense(1999)

Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) sees dead people. What's your special talent? The only person Cole confides in is his child psychologist, Dr. Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis). If this movie has already been spoiled for you, then you know that their relationship isn't quite that simple. If this movie hasn't been spoiled for you, watch it quickly, before it inevitably is.

Dementia(2015)

George (Gene Jones), a Vietnam vet, has a stroke and is diagnosed with dementia. As a result of his new condition, the hospital sends him a nurse (Kristina Klebe). She seems nice at first. Then, she starts exerting her total control over him in horrifying ways — and no one can stop it.

The Perfect Host(2010)

After robbing a bank, John Taylor (Clayne Crawford) is on the run from the cops. Claiming that he was mugged, John manages to be let into a stranger named Warwick's (David Hyde Pierce) house. But Warwick isn't who he seems to be. He drugs John, and keeps him as a plaything for the duration of a wild party he's hosting that evening. Warwick's parties are legendary for their peculiar forms of entertainment, and John's on the wrong side of it.

Backtrack(2015)

Backtrack is the psychologist's version of The Sixth Sense. In this movie, Peter Bower (Adrien Brody) is a psychologist who finds out his patients are all actually ghosts. How does one proceed from that kind of discovery? Peter realizes that all of his patients had died within a day of each other — and he might have had something to do with it.

I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House(2016)

Time and time again, we see perfectly friendly people devolve when put in an isolated, creaky house for too long. Somehow, these stories work even more effectively when the stories are set in the Victorian era and individuals are wearing pouffy gowns. In this creepy tale, told in a mind-bending circular fashion, a nurse Lily (Ruth Wilson) moves into an old house to take care of a reclusive novelist — and soon finds they're not alone.

They Look Like People(2015)

But are they people? That's the question our unstable protagonist, Wyatt (MacLeod Andrews), wrestles with after he receives calls detailing the impending apocalypse by way of demon invasion. As the voices become more insistent, Wyatt is sure spawn are going to take over the world. If his visions are real, should he help save his friend, who's dating the locus of all evil? Or are his visions unfounded, and should Christian (Evan Dumouchel) be saving Wyatt?

Funny Games(2007)

To be honest, this disturbing movie is really a horror film laced with the qualities of a psychological thriller. The gist is simple: a family vacation is disrupted by two sadistic men, who decide to play some games. They are not funny.

Laura(1944)

Detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) is assigned to investigate the murder of a beautiful, successful, and popular ad exec, Laura Hunt. As he continues to delve deeper into Laura's legacy, McPherseon develops an eerily strong emotional attachment to Laura.

The Two Faces of January(2014)

In 1962, a tour guide (Oscar Isaac) in Greece becomes enamored with his wealthy clients' luxurious lifestyle. After the man in the couple, Chester McFarland (Viggo Mortenson), kills a detective searching for him, the tour guide is pulled in too deep to escape from their world of luxury and danger.

The Prestige(2006)

Two magicians — played by Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale — try to figure out each other's tricks in this dark Christopher Nolan drama. These guys are the Criss Angels of the 19th Century, and it's awesome. In the process of messing with each other's heads, they'll mess with yours.

Memento (2001)

When Leonard Pierce wakes up, he can only remember one thing: That he can't remember a thing at all.

The ultimate psychological thriller, Memento is about an amnesic man on a mission to track down the man who killed his wife. With extreme short-term memory loss, Leonard gets important clues and mementos tattooed. As if a mystery solved by an amnesiac weren't confusing enough, Memento is told with two storylines: One that goes forward in time, and the other backwards.

Basic Instinct(1992)

If Detective Nick Curran (Michael Douglas) were really committed to solving who killed a famous rock star, he probably wouldn’t be sleeping with the case’s prime suspect. But how can he resist the rock star’s ex-girlfriend, the crime novelist Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone). Tension from the cat-and-mouse game turned love-affair continues throughout the movie. You’ll be strung out on suspense and sexual tension by the time the violent film’s over.

The Shining(1980)

There are good ideas, like eating ice cream. And there are bad ideas, like moving your family to a Colorado ski hotel cut off from the world in the winter season. Of The Shining ’s many scares, which are born from the mind of Jack Torrance, and which are products of the hotel’s supernatural sheen? Proceed to room 237 your own risk.

Queen Of Earth(2015)

For the second year in a row, two childhood friends retreat to a lake house a few miles outside of New York City. But in the week that ensues, Catherine and Virginia realize their differences run deep. Following the death of her father, a famous painter, Catherine’s fragile and on the brink of insanity. The rural setting unleashes her inner demons.

We Need To Talk About Kevin(2011)

Try as she might, Eva (Tilda Swinton) has never gotten along with her firstborn son, Kevin (Ezra Miller). And in this gripping drama with a shocking event at its core, we soon find out why. Through exploring Eva and Kevin’s 15-year relationship, the movie brings up uncomfortable questions of nature and nurture. Can Eva be blamed for her son’s horrific actions? Can a person be born evil?

The Babadook(2014)

Books are known to unleash new worlds. In The Babadook, books also unleash monsters. In this terrifying Australian film, a troubled widow discovers her son might be telling the truth when he says the mysterious book on their doorstep welcomed a monster into their dark house. As with all good psychological thrillers, The Babadook keeps the audience guessing over how much is reality and how much is imagined.

Rear Window(1954)

All of these psychological thrillers have Hitchcock to thank for pioneering the genre of character-driven instability. In Rear Window, a wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors — and becomes convinced that one committed a murder. To be taken seriously, Jeff Jeffries has to convince his girlfriend, a nurse, and and the police that he isn’t making these claims up. It’s been over 50 years since Rear Window was made, but we doubt whether there’s been a film as suspenseful since.

Sun Choke(2015)

In this drawn-out character study, Janie is trapped under the stifling care and wellness regimen of her nanny and caretaker. After Janie seems a bit better, Irma relaxes her grip and lets Janie out of the house. That’s when Janie meets — and becomes obsessed with — Savannah, a charismatic stranger. But the appeal of Sun Choke isn’t in the narrative. Rather, it’s in the disorienting editing, pervasive mood, and character development that builds throughout the film.

The Invitation (2015)

Will hasn’t seen his ex-wife Eden in years, especially since she spent the last few years traipsing around Mexico. Out of the blue, Will receives an ornate invitation for a dinner party intended to reunite Will and Eden's old friend group. He goes reluctantly.

While the festivities proceed in the beautiful California mansion, Will can’t shake the feeling that there’s something sinister at this dinner party, no matter how normally everyone else is acting.

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Trio of YouTube Vloggers Die in Tragic Waterfall Accident

Trio of YouTube Vloggers Die in Tragic Waterfall Accident

We have tragic news to pass along.

Three popular Canadian YouTubers – Ryker Gamble, Alexey Lyakh and Megan Scraper – all died on Tuesday in a tragic accident that took place at Shannon Falls in British Columbia.

In a statement released on Wednesday, the Squamish RCMP wrote the following about this awful incident:

“On July 3rd, 2018, at 11:55 am Squamish RCMP received a call from BC Ambulance regarding three people who were swimming in one of the pools at the top of Shannon Falls.”

Continued the police in this statement:

“The individuals were with a group of friends when they slipped and fell into a pool 30 metres below."

All three corpses have since been recovered and the case is being referred to the British Columbia Coroners Service.

(Shannon Falls, it should be noted, is the third highest waterfall in British Columbia. it reaches a a height of 1,009 feet.)

According to The Vancouver Sun, the fatal accident occurred after Scraper slipped and fell off the waterfall.

Gamble (pictured below) and Lyakh reportedly then got swept away by the water while attempting to save her.

Ryker Gamble

The British Columbia Coroners Service has told People Magazine that it cannot confirm or release the identities of the victims, but that they are “in their late 20s – one female and two males.”

In a YouTube video shared on July 6, members of the group High on Life – which posts travel videos online – published a tearful memorial for the three deceased vloggers.

This is what was said on it:

On July 3rd, 2018, we lost three very dear friends of ours: Ryker Gamble, Alexey Lyakh and Megan Scraper.

There are truly no words that can be said to ease the pain and the devastation we are all going through right now.

They were three of the warmest, kindest, most driven and outgoing people that you could ever meet and the world has lost a good deal of light with their passing.

insta couple

From what we can gather via Facebook, High on Life was started in 2012 after Gamble, Lyakh and another friend named Parker Heuser gave up the lease on their apartment and chose to start traveling the world together.

As you can see from the photo above, and has been confirmed by various outlets, Scraper was dating Lyakh at the time of their deaths.

Shortly before his passing, Gamble wrote a long message on Instagram about finding his “purpose” in life.

“When life is on purpose and I feel clear with my direction, all my other decisions seem to get easier,” he wrote, adding that “it took me 29 years to understand this" and continuing as follows:

"So if you have a strong masculine core, and find yourself drained of energy, attention, and power, check in with this notion of your ‘purpose’ and see what comes up.

"Make purpose the focus above everything else in your life and watch how the rest will fall into place."

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Elsewhere, a GoFundMe page/account has been created by High on Life to help pay for a memorial “to commemorate the beautiful lives and legacies that these 3 friends left behind.”

Any additional funds raised will go towards travel arrangements and expenses for the families of the deceased.

Our thoughts go out to all affected by these deaths.

May Ryker Gamble, Alexey Lyakh and Megan Scraper rest in peace.

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Halsey Dumps G-Eazy, Hints That She Caught Him Cheating

Halsey Dumps G-Eazy, Hints That She Caught Him Cheating

Well, it's official.

After a year of dating, singer Halsey and rapper G-Eazy have officially called it quits.

Halsey stunned fans by making the announcement on Instagram earlier this week.

"I normally keep this kind of thing private but provided our public nature I feel the need to inform my fans," the 23-year-old wrote.

“G-Eazy and I are taking some time apart. I’m eager to continue the upcoming passage of time dedicating myself to my art and career, and the duration of my tour.”

She added:

“I wish him the best. Thanks for respecting our privacy at this time.”

It was a typical boilerplate amicable breakup announcement — but it wasn't along before Halsey complicated the situation with a cryptic tweet:

Halsey Tweet

As fans were quick to point out, "pumpkin eater" is generally preceded by the words "Peter, Peter" or "cheater, cheater," and unless Halsey was watching Family Guy or dreaming of Dinklage at the time of the tweet, the former doesn't really make sense.

The singer didn't speak up to set the record straight when fans started speculating that this was her way of suggesting G-Eazy had been unfaithful.

And this seems to be a situation in which her silence speaks volumes.

Whatever the case, Halsey wasted no time before posting a "revenge body" bikini pic on the 'Gram.

Of course, her followers might be reading into this one too deeply.

Halsey Bikini Photo

It's hotter than Satan's taint in most of the US right now, and really, anyone who's outdoors wearing anything more than swimwear this week is clinically insane.

So it's possible Halsey simply decided to post a photo in which she's wearing a bikini, and there's no vengeful motive behind it.

It's also possible that we've devoted entirely too much thought to a Halsey bikini photo.

Anyway, despite the fact that the couple enjoyed collaborative success with the hit single "Him & I," members of Halsey's inner circle are reportedly thrilled about the split.

It seems some were opposed to the relationship from the start, and their feelings only intensified after G-Eazy was arrested for assault and possession following an altercation in a bar back in May.

Besides, couple duets are great, but we all know the real money is in breakup songs.

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Starz Needs To Ditch 50 Cent, Not Power

Starz Needs To Ditch 50 Cent, Not Power

After Terry Crews testified before a Senate Judiciary Committee about his alleged sexual assault at the hand of a Hollywood agent, 50 Cent took to Instagram to mock the actor. 50 Cent’s post featured a shirtless Crews with the words “I got raped. My wife just watched.” A photo of Crews in a suit with a rose in his mouth with the words “Gym time” was also posted. In the caption 50 Cent wrote, “LOL, what the fuck is going on out here man?”

I can’t be the only Power fan pissed about 50 Cent’s latest string of ignorant comments or the effect they may have on the future of the hit drama series.

Why the rapper thought these “memes,” which he has now deleted, would even be remotely funny is unclear. Now, there is a petition for the rapper to be removed from one of Starz's most watched shows, Power, which he stars in and executive produces.

The petition, which has garnered more than 22,000 signatures and counting, explicitly calls for 50 Cent’s removal by the Starz network because his posts insinuated that Crews was “less of a man” for being a victim. “50 Cent has sent a message loud and clear that he is not a fan of the #MeToo movement…Starz should send a message to the rapper and to all other potential producers and filmmakers that they will not tolerate this type of ignorance."

50 Cent isn’t swayed by the backlash though. In fact, he took to Twitter to make yet another ignorant statement saying that “people are so sensitive.” It just keeps getting worse.

Now, I completely agree with petition that 50 Cents needs to go. Time is up on any type of sexual assault and harassment or anyone who thinks any type of sexual violence is a joke. But his removal should not come at the expense of the entire show.

The series, which just debuted its fifth season, is helmed by a Black female showrunner, and given the push for more diversity behind the scenes of Hollywood, Starz would be making a big mistake by canceling it. At Power ’s recent New York City premiere, creator Courtney Kemp reminded the audience of just why the series is needed now more than ever.

"Power is not a Black show. It's not a white show. It's a New York show," she said. "And it is full of the ethnicity, personality, and downright swagger in this room tonight. The faces in this crowd and the faces represented on this screen tonight are a statement about the need for programs like ours. It is more important now to stand up and be counted." I couldn’t agree with her more.

Starz has yet to address the petition but hopefully they’ll take a cue from ABC and give Power the Roseanne treatment. Cancel the problem child — and I do mean child — and his bullshit, not the whole shebang.

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Jen Harley + Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Celebrated July 4 Without Assaulting Each Other

Jen Harley + Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Celebrated July 4 Without Assaulting Each Other

We give up.

When it comes to the relationship between Jen Harley and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, we just… give up.

You can go ahead and try to figure these two out; we're just gonna sit back and eat some hot dogs on this special birthday.

Indeed, the Jersey Shore cast member and his on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again girlfriend apparently put their differences aside on Wednesday in order to celebrate America.

Ortiz-Magro shared a photo on Instagram Stories this morning of himself and Harley snuggled close, flag-themed hearts floating around the duo as she made a kissy face at the camera.

“Happy independence day,” over the image.

How cute, right?

How sweet, no?

How romantic, yes?

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Jen Harley Image

Sure, we guess.

But that would only be true if you ignored the fact that Harley was arrested mere days ago for DRAGGING RONNIE BY A CAR in Las Vegas.

The couple had reportedly got into an argument on the way home from a barbecue and, as Ronnie tried to unbuckle his seatbelt and exit the vehicle, Harley allegedly sped away, dragging her boyfriend down the street.

She was taken into custody by local authorities, but will not be charged with any crime.

It's important to note two things while we relay that news:

1. Harley and Ronnie are the new parents to a baby girl named Ariana; she was born on April 3. (And she was in the car at the time of the above incident.)

2. This above incident was certainly NOT the first time Ronnie and Jen got into it in a very serious manner.

Kissed by Ronnie

In late April, Jen and Ronnie went back and forth in very ugly fashion on social media.

She accused him of cheating. He accused her of holding on to old sex tapes of herself and an ex.

Harley slammed Ronnie as a "cokehead" and deadbeat dad. Ronnie blasted Harley as a "cum dumpster."

It was a vicious and as X-rated as nearly any viral argument we can remember — and you can relive the madness below:

View Slideshow: Ronnie Magro Brawls with Girlfriend on Instagram Live, Apologizes to Fans After Breakup

There's also a video online of Ronnie verbally attacking Harley and seemingly coming close to physical blows.

It's troubling and scary and disturbing and you can judge it for yourself here:

Ronnie Magro Gets Into Altercation with Jen Harley

Ronnie and Jen have tried to maintain a healthy relationship amidst all this craziness, mostly for the sake of their newborn.

“I remain focused on my daughter and she is my No. 1 priority," Ronnie told us Weekly a little while back, for example.

Last we heard, however, friends were encouraging Ronnie to stay away from Harley and to even file for primary custody of Ariana.

It doesn't look like he's taken this advice, however, based on the first photo posted above.

We're afraid, though.

There's plenty of July Fourth to go and we have a feeling that if these two are together… and the alcohol is flowing… that things may get explosive between them tonight.

And not because they'll be watching fireworks.

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What We Know About Stacey Dash’s Controversial Film About Roe v. Wade

What We Know About Stacey Dash’s Controversial Film About Roe v. Wade

A film about the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case is currently in production, and is reportedly facing backlash for a pro-life stance on the issue of abortion. Nick Loeb, one of the film's co-directors, told The Hollywood Reporter that it has been rejected from multiple locations where it was set to film after location managers learned of the subject.

Loeb is co-directing the film alongside his co-producer Cathy Allyn. On board to star in the feature is Clueless actress turned would-be conservative politician Stacey Dash, who will portray Dr. Mildred Jefferson, the first Black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School. Deliverance actor (and Angelina Jolie's father) Jon Voight will play a Supreme Court Justice. Also included in the cast are Joey Lawrence, Steve Guttenberg, and Greer Grammer.

Loeb claimed to THR that some of the members of the cast and crew, who were not initially aware of the film's specific subject matter, left the production over the perceived pro-life stance.

Loeb told Refinery29 that while the entire cast read the script and was therefore informed of the subject of the film, some people who were not directly hired by Loeb (for example, the electrician who, Loeb claimed in his interview with The Hollywood Reporter " threw her headset on the ground and walked off [set]") may not have been as informed of the film's subject.

"In 99% of all films, if I was a key electrician, I wouldn't [be given] a script or told the story of the movie… that really isn't sent out. I'm guessing that [the key people] just didn't think [to explain the story]," Loeb told Refinery29. "But all the time, we've been up front with everybody. Sometimes, they get here, and their friends or family members find out, and they decide to quit. Although we've had those challenges, on the flip side… Louisiana is a very pro-life state… and we've gotten a lot of offers for free stuff, because the people do support our cause."

The outcome of the 1973 Roe v. Wade case found that the constitutional right to privacy "is broad enough to encompass a woman's decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy." The outcome of the case opened doors for safer abortions and better reproductive care for women. With Donald Trump soon appointing a new Supreme Court Justice, many people are afraid of a potential reversal of federal abortion protections.

Due to the controversial topic and alleged pro-life stance, the film, which is shooting outside of New Orleans, cloaked production under a fake name. Nevertheless, it is not exactly "secret," as it was referred to by THR. In fact, a crowdfunding effort was put in place earlier this year. Per the IndieGogo page, which describes the movie as a "true story of the most corrupt court case in history that led to the murder of 60 Million Babies," the fundraiser was backed by 1636 people and raised $134,572 of a $2 million dollar flexible goal.

Loeb told Refinery29 that the film will show the case from both the pro-choice and pro-life perspective.

"[The film is about] how the media sort of manipulated Norma McCorvey and the courts into the 1973 decision to legalize abortion. It is told from both sides… It's a 50/50 split between the pro-choice and pro-life characters. It's really a journey going from 1969 all the way up to 1973, about how the pro-choicers found Norma, got her lawyers; they prepped her, got her to the courts… The people involved… how they made up these statistics, how they lied to the media to push their agenda… On the pro-life side, you've got… their journeys paralleling each other, all the way through the Supreme Court."

Loeb also claimed that not everyone in the cast or crew is pro-life, though did he state that Refinery29 would have to follow up with each of them individually to hear their specific viewpoints.

"Half the cast is pro-choice," Loeb told Refinery29. "Other than Stacey Dash, I don't really know where Jon Voight stands on the issue… Jon loved the script because it was so factually correct… A lot of the cast, including the leads, are pro-choice… I can't speak for them personally, but overhearing conversations that they've had, a lot of them are pro-choice."

According to Loeb, the project is aiming for a theatrical release. Per THR, the film is negotiating a distribution deal now, aiming for a January 2019 release date.

If Loeb's name sounds familiar, it is because he was once the fiancé of Modern Family star Sofia Vergara, and is currently fighting the TV actress for use of the pair's frozen embryos.

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Tina Turner’s Oldest Son Commits Suicide

Tina Turner’s Oldest Son Commits Suicide

Terrible news today out of the music world:

Tina Turner's oldest son, Craig, was found dead at his home in Studio City, California at 12:58 p.m. this afternoon.

He was 59 years old.

A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Coroner's office has confirmed this tragedy, telling multiple outlets that Craig was discovered with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Authorities reportedly arrived at his residence just after noon and pronounced him dead just a short while later, at the scene.

The aforementioned spokesperson told the press that a 911 call was placed, although it's unclear just who made the call.

Says the spokesperson in a little more detail:

"The call was reported as a suicide, gun shot wound. The next of kin has been notified. There will be an autopsy done and there is an investigator at the scene.”

Craig was born when Tina was 18 years old, prior to her up-and-down marriage Ike Turner.

Once Tina and Ike were husband and wife, however, Ike adopted four-year old Craig.

(His biological father was a saxophonist named Raymond Hill, who performed with Ike's band.)

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This awful piece of news of comes as the legendary artist is making a rare trip outside her new home country of Switzerland to attend Paris Fashion Week events.

Craig Turner worked in the real estate business in the San Fernando Valley.

His mother is, simply put, one of the most successful and respected solo singers in history.

She counts "What's Love Got to Do With it" and "Proud Mary" among her best-known singles.

Tina also starred in such movies as Mad Max: Thunderdome and Last Action Hero.

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Craig's suicide, meanwhile, follows a sad rash of similar events around the entertainment world.

Over the past few weeks alone, iconic fashiond designer Kate Spade has committed suicide, while beloved chef and author Anthony Bourdain has done the same.

Both these stars took their own lives via hanging.

Spade was 56 years old and Bourdain was 61.

May they rest in peace and may Craig Turner rest in peace.

Our thoughts go out to Tina and all of her loved ones.

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Scott Disick + Sofia Richie: “We’re Roommates!”

Scott Disick + Sofia Richie: “We’re Roommates!”

According to a new report, Scott Disick and Sofia Richie are living in sin.

How so?

By living with each other!

 

Indeed, about one month after rumors of a Disick-Richie break-up ran rampant around the Internet, sources now tell Us Weekly that the couple isn’t just going strong…

… it’s taken a major step in a very serious direction.

“Scott and Sofia are moving in together,” a source tells this tabloid very simply in its latest issue, adding of the arrangement:.

“She’ll move into his house.”

The decision to shack up follows a lot of chatter about Richie ending this romance after Disick allegedly cheated on Sofia in Miami this spring.

Scott was also seen getting very close and awfully cozy with a mystery woman at Kanye West’s Ye album listening party in Wyoming on May 31.

Classic Scott Disick, right?

That’s what Kourtney Kardashian would say.

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie on Snapchat

Still, despite the widely held belief that Disick was sticking his penis into at least one other woman just a little while back, many people close to the situation had a feeling Richie wouldn’t be able to walk away.

We guess she knew what she was getting into when she started dating Disick, right?

“It’s likely not totally over,” an insider told People Magazine of Richie and Disick in early June, right around the time of their alleged split, adding:

“They’ve broken up multiple times since they started dating and always ended up back together. No one would be surprised if they’re out again together in a few days or weeks.”

Well, sure, right?

Who can resist the… charm of Scott Disick? The rugged handsomeness of Scott Disick? The ability of Scott Disick to drink a lot of alcohol in one night?

We really have no idea at this point.

Scott and Sofia Get Wet

Following the news of Disick’s supposed indiscretions, a confidant revealed that Richie confided in her famous father, Lionel Richie.

And how did the veteran singer respond?

Us Weekly writes that he threatened “to cut her off and write her out of his will if she continues her relationship with Scott as he thinks he’s extremely toxic for her.”

It now sounds as if Richie is willing to call this bluff.

Disick, of course, shares three kids with Kardashian: Mason, 8, Penelope, 6, and Reign, 3.

How does Kourtney feel about her ex-boyfriend’s new living situation?

Sofia Richie and Scott Disick, Valentines Throwback

“She couldn’t be bothered by the drama,” says this first source. “She just cares about the kids and that they’re OK with the situation, which they are.”

It also helps that Kourtney is on vacation at the moment as well.

And by the looks of things, she has every reason not to care at all about what Scott is doing.

Because look at who Kourtney is doing:

Hot Kourtney and Younes Bendjima

Nice catch there, Kourt.

Go ahead and suck a large one, Scott.

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Selena Gomez to Hailey Baldwin: “Enjoy My Sloppy Seconds!”

Selena Gomez to Hailey Baldwin: “Enjoy My Sloppy Seconds!”

Selena Gomez knows a thing or two dozen about getting back together with Justin Bieber.

So, with the latter singer very clearly having reunited recently with ex-girlfriend Hailey Baldwin, what does his other ex-girlfriend have to say about this development?

LOL! Good luck with that, Hailey, basically sums it up.

Gomez, of course, jumped into bed once again with Bieber late last year, shortly after her split from The Weeknd and also shortly after she underwent a kidney transplant.

Sources claimed at the time that it took this sort of life-altering procedure for Bieber to realize how much he truly loved Selena and to realize that he couldn’t live without her.

The Internet thought that maybe this reconciliation would be the final one and the stars truly would end up together.

Instead, they broke up after just a few months.

Most insiders agree that it was actually Selena who ended the latest version of this romance, as she clashed with loved ones over Justin’s influence on her and, we guess, at last concluded that the artist just wasn’t worth her time.

She could do a lot better.

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Fast forward to a few weeks ago and rumors that Bieber was dating Baldwin, with whom he had enjoyed a fling back in 2016.

The model and the singer were spotted making out in public this past weekend during a visit to New York City, prompting many to wonder how Selena must be feeling at the moment.

And Radar Online claims to have the answer:

She’s feeling just dandy, thanks for asking!

“Hailey must recognize now that she will always be Justin’s second choice,” Radar quotes a friend of Selena’s as saying, adding:

“Selena doesn’t care what Justin does with his love life anymore.

“In the end, Justin turned out to be exactly the same person he [always was], a selfish and immature kid who only cares about himself.”

Hailey Baldwin at the BMAs

Wow, well… okay then!

Bieber may not be touching her bush any longer, but Gomez apparently isn’t interested in beating around any bushes, either, when it comes to her take on her ex.

Don’t get this report wrong, though.

It’s not as if Gomez is sitting back and refreshing her social media feed every two seconds for an update on Justin and Hailey. She has moved on.

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“Selena is relaxing on vacation in Italy with a hot European hunk,” this insider actually tells Radar, concluding:

“Justin is the farthest thing from her mind right now and she is just glad that she decided to leave him when she did.”

Amen, sister!

You deserve SO much better than Justin Bieber and we’re confident you will someday find it.

Just keep doing you, girl. Oh, and keep doing whichever hot Italian hunks you please as well. Well earned.

Everything Leaving Netflix In July

Everything Leaving Netflix In July

If taking away a bunch of our favorite shows and movies is Netflix's way of telling us to go outside and stop wasting our summer on the couch, then they've got another thing coming. Nothing gets between us and our binging, and the knowledge that some of our tried and true favorites will soon be on their way out is just extra incentive to hunker down and watch them before they're gone.

Luckily, there's still a couple weeks before these shows start trickling off the streaming service one by one, and so over at Refinery29, our job is to give you the best plan of attack. Then, you can dive into all the new shows and movies that are landing on the platform, because this is 2018, and if you're not always coming home to a few episodes of a TV show every night, then are you even living?

But one step at at a time. First, let's get ready to say goodbye. Ahead are all the movies and TV shows that are leaving Netflix in July.

Alive (1993)

A rugby team survives a plane crash in the Andes — but that's only half the battle. Now, they're stranded.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures.

Along Came Polly (2004)

A man's picture-perfect marriage and ultra-organized life gets turned upside-down when an old classmate resurfaces.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.

An Honest Liar (2014)

A documentary about famed magician James Randi who became a famous paranormal skeptic.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of the BBC.

Beerfest (2006)

Two brothers travel to Germany for Oktoberfest but end up stumbling into a historical beer "Fight Club."

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Before Midnight(2013)

A couple reflects on their twenty years together during their last night of vacation, and contemplate the different paths their lives could have taken.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Sony Pictures.

Bring It On (2000)

A cheerleading squad has to start from scratch after realizing their previous captain stole their routines.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.

Bring It On Again (2004)

Rejected from the college cheerleading team, a group of students create their own.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.

Bring It On: All Or Nothing (2006)

A transfer student joins the high school cheerleading squad and faces her old school.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.

Bring It On: Fight To The Finish (2009)

A student transfers from high school in East L.A. to a pretentious high school on the West side, and must face the head cheerleader for a spot on the team.

Leaving July 1

Bring It On: In It To Win It (2007)

Cheer Camp Nationals becomes a hotbed of drama when two competing squads fight for the "spirit stick."

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.

Cocktail (1988)

A New York bartender ends up working at a bar in Jamaica — and falling in love.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures.

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

After a father dies in 9/11, he leaves behind a key for his amateur inventor son, who must find the lock it matches in New York City.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Lethal Weapon (1987)

A pair of cops need to overcome their clashing personalities in order to catch some drug smugglers.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

The odd couple is back and hunting down criminal South African diplomats.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

Now they're hunting a former police officer who uses his intel to steal and sell guns to gangs.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

Okay, now they're tracking down Chinese triads looking to free their former leaders.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Little Women (1994)

An adaptation of the Louisa May Alcott novel starring Susan Sarandon and Winona Ryder.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures.

Michael Clayton (2007)

When their lawyer has a breakdown, a firm brings in a "fixer" to represent a guilty chemical company.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Midnight In Paris (2011)

A head-in-the-clouds writer somehow unlocks a door to the 1920s while traveling in Paris with his fiancée.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.

Mixed Signals (1997)

A group of friends deals with an unwanted engagement, money problems, and undeclared feelings in this movie about friendship and loyalty.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of IMDB.

More Than A Game (2008)

A documentary about LeBron James and his teammates.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Lionsgate.

Pandemic (2016)

A virus takes over the planet in this dystopian Earth in the not-too-distant future.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of XLrator Media.

Piglet's Big Movie (2003)

Piglet is missing! Pooh and friends must find him! Ahhh!

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures.

Rugrats Go Wild (2003)

The Rugrats and the Thornberrys cross-over for an adventure.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures.

Scary Movie (2000)

A parody of a mish-mash of popular 90s horror films.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Dimension Films.

Scream 3 (2000)

A group of friends is plagued by a killer while visiting a Hollywood set.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Dimension Films.

Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines (2003)

A warrior from a post-apocalyptic future goes back in time to save a man and his future wife from an assassin — a robot assassin.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

The Art Of War(2000)

A man is framed for murder and must get to the root of a series of mysterious deaths while avoiding the FBI.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Tropic Thunder(2008)

A group of actors end up having to become the soldiers they were portraying on screen.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures.

V For Vendetta (2005)

Set in the future, a mysterious freedom fighter looks to overthrow a corrupt government.

Leaving July 1

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

The past of an NYC socialite proves to be a barrier in her relationship with a man in her building.

Leaving July 2

Photo: Paramount Pictures.

Alpha And Omega: Journey To Bear Kingdom(2017)

When war breaks out, a group of creatures must band together to save Princess Canue's kingdom.

Leaving July 8

Photo: Courtesy of Lionsgate.

Real Husbands Of Hollywood: Seasons 1-5 (2013-2016)

Celebrities play joke of versions of themselves in this Real Housewives parody.

Leaving July 8

Photo: Courtesy of BET.

Ratchet & Clank (2016)

A mechanic and his robot must save the universe from a space captain.

Leaving July 9

Photo: Aperture Media Partners.

Serena (2014)

A marriage threatens the legacy of a timber empire.

Leaving July 9

Photo: Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

Alice Through The Looking Glass (2016)

Based on the classic children's story, Alice returns to Wonderland.

Leaving July 11

Photo: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

Wild Hogs (2007)

Four aspiring bikers end up getting mixed-up with a New Mexico gang.

Leaving July 14

Photo: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures.

Convergence (2015)

A detective gets trapped in a hospital that is a gate between heaven and hell.

Leaving July 15

Photo: Courtesy of Fram 29 Films.

Lockup: State Prisons: Collection 1 (2016)

A documentary series giving an honest look at life behind bars.

Leaving July 15

Photo: Courtesy of MSNBC.

Small Is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary (2015)

A documentary following four people in the process of building their tiny houses.

Leaving July 15

Photo: Courtesy of IMDB.

Changeling(2008)

The LAPD has found a mother's missing child — or so they say.

Leaving July 16

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Studios.

Wanted (2008)

A man discovers his father was a professional assassin — and that it runs in the family.

Leaving July 16

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.

The Den (2013)

While studying web cam chats, a woman witnesses a murder.

Leaving July 29

Photo: Courtesy of IFC Midnight.

A Cinderella Story (2004)

A modern imagining of the classic Cinderella fairytale.

Leaving July 30

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Hurricane Of Fun: The Making Of Wet Hot (2015)

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the beloved movie, Wet Hot American Summer.

Leaving July 30

Photo: Courtesy of Netflix.

Swing State (2017)

A DJ tricks the world into believing in the existence of a made-up conservative radio personality.

Leaving July 30

Photo: Courtesy of Netflix.

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XXXTentacion “Wanted” to Die Young For Attention, Source Claims

XXXTentacion “Wanted” to Die Young For Attention, Source Claims

On Monday, the music world was stunned by the news that the rapper known as XXXTentacion was shot dead at the age of 20.

The controversial artist, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy was leaving a motorcycle dealership when an unidentified assailant approached his car and shot him several times.

Onfroy was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a nearby hospital.

His gunman remains at large.

News of Onfroy's death received a mixed reaction on social media due to the abusive behavior that characterized his life.

Many young artists have courted self-destruction, but few have behaved as violently toward others as XXXTentacion.

Despite his youth, the allegations against Onfroy are too numerous to list here.

The most appalling include his sustained, methodical abuse of his pregnant girlfriend and his near-fatal strangulation of a gay, whom Onfroy appears to have attacked for no other reason than his sexual orientation.

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Onfroy often rapped about suicide in his songs, but his death almost certainly came as a surprise.

But that doesn't mean it was totally unexpected to those who knew him best.

"XXXTentacion immortalized Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. and wanted to die young just like them,” a source connected to the rapper tells Radar Online.

“He craved attention.”

The insider says that Onfroy's primary ambition in life was to be talked about and remembered.

He was reportedly willing to do anything to achieve this goal including, possibly, dying young.

XXXTentacion

“He wanted to have people talking about him, his career and his potential just like Pac and BIG. He was that dude who didn’t give a f-ck about anything,” the source claims.

“He has no regrets in life. He was him and loved himself with all his flaws.”

The insider says that in addition to glamorizing suicide, Onfroy often instigated violent conflicts, seemingly with the intention of going out in a blaze of glory.

It may be quite some time before we have any new information about the identity of Onfroy's murderer.

But those who knew the rapper best say they won't be surprised if it was someone he knew well.

We'll continue to keep an eye on the situation and update you as more information becomes available.

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Couple Caught Very Clearly Having Sex on Board Airplane

Couple Caught Very Clearly Having Sex on Board Airplane

We never thought we'd need to say this, but here we go:

There's a big difference between getting married on board an airplane and having sexual intercourse on board an airplane.

The former arrangement can be pretty romantic, despite its unusual setting, as evidenced by the following video:

The latter, though? It's just weird and gross and dirty, despite being sort of admirable.

We say this because a man and a woman were recently videotaped while very clearly getting it on while flying about 35,000 feet over the ground.

This isn't the first time a couple has joined what society has deemed The Mile High Club, but it's gotta be one of the first times they have dared to do so without going into the bathroom first.

Seriously!

These two just starting humping on their seats!

“My mom and dad were just trying to have a peaceful trip to Mexico and then they sent me this……..” Twitter user @kileytully wrote alongside the borderline NSFW footage, which was filmed by her mother.

The video has been viewed over 4.2 million times since it went live — and it's easy to see why.

How often do you see a woman just straddle a man mid-flight and thrust all around?

Here's the thing, though: these two nearly got away with it!

At one point in the video, the mother of the aforementioned Twitter user pans around to the rest of the cabin, showing happily unaware fellow travelers.

Granted, we assume, if someone had gotten up to use the restroom, he or she would have seen what was going on.

But we almost can't blame the horny couple in question for trying to get away with their lewd act.

It's not like any nudity is showing!

NOTE: Silver Airways has confirmed the video was taken on one of its flights, according to the Daily Mail, and also told the outlet it is working to confirm its authenticity … but did not condone the type of behavior.

We guess we understand what it has to say that.

But check out the footage above for yourself.

We've seen more naked action on the Instagram account of Kim Kardashian.

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Rapper XXXTentacion Shot In Miami

Rapper XXXTentacion Shot In Miami

Update: XXXTentacion's team has confirmed the death of the 20-year-old rapper in a new statement.

"On June 18, 2018, Jahseh Onfroy—known worldwide as XXXTentacion—tragically passed away from a gunshot wound in Deerfield, Florida. It is with great sadness that the news is confirmed in this official statement by his team— manager Solomon Sobande, EMPIRE, Bob Celestin, Esq. and AKW PR," his team wrote in a statement to Refinery29. "In deference to his family, friends, and loved ones and in light of further investigation, we ask that their privacy be respected at this time. XXXTentacion touched the lives of millions around the globe and will forever reside in the hearts of countless fans who listened to his music, attended his concerts, and felt the glow of his uncontainable, undeniable, and unique spirit. News about memorial services to be issued forthcoming."

On June 18, the Broward Co. Sheriff's Department confirmed that XXXTentacion died after being shot. His cause of death is gun shot wounds. As of this writing, the sheriff's department is considering his death a homicide and are accepting tips.

Original story follows.

The rapper XXXTentacion, real name Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, has reportedly been shot in Miami. TMZ reports that the 20-year-old was out shopping for motorcycles when he was shot in his car after a man bearing a gun fired at him in his car.

While his current status is unknown, TMZ reports that the shots may have been fatal.

XXXTentacion made headlines earlier this year when disturbing allegations against him were brought to light. His alleged victim shared details of their relationship which included years of physical and emotional abuse. Simultaneously, XXXTentacion's songs like "Sad!," continued to climb up charts.

Refinery29 has reached out to his reps for comment and will update this post accordingly.

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Is Kim Kardashian Straightening North West’s Hair to make her look White?

Is Kim Kardashian Straightening North West’s Hair to make her look White?

Fans are always happy to get more Kardashian-West family photos, but some critics don't always like what they see.

North West had a birthday a few weeks ago. She is now 5 years old!!

But when some people saw that Kim had given her a straightened, Ariana Grande-style ponytail, they flipped out.

North West and Penelope Disick look so cute, right?

North is wearing a swimsuit, a robe, and a unicorn horn — amazing for a birthday party or any other occassion.

But it was North's hair that drew the eyes of fans.

Not only on Kim's Instagram stories, but when she was spotted out and about in public.

Some fans were very distressed to see that Kim had once again seemed to straighten her little girl's hair.

North West Rides on Kanye West's Shoulders

"I hope those are not hair extensions in a four year old!" one Twitter user wrote.

We don't think that informing that person that North turned 5 a few days ago would put them at ease.

(To be clear, we're also not sure what's wrong with a four-year-old doing their hair — hair extensions aren't, like, tattoos or plastic surgery or whatever)

"I reall hate how the Kardashians keep straightening that poor baby's hair tho," another Twitter user writes.

This one, it seems, objects to the fact that they're messing with her hair at all, regardless of her age.

"North West gonna have heat damage before she's 10 — before I even knew what straightener was smh."

SMH, of course, is an acronym for smacking my head, an expression of frustration.

Kim Kardashian and North West, Kim's Baby Shower

There is a racial component to hair and hairstyles.

A lot of hairstyles that just happen to be banned by dress codes and company policies as "unprofessional" also just happen to be easier hairstyles for people with curly hair like North's.

For black people, in other words.

This is why many black people in the US and other countries take great pride in their hair — because it's part of who they are, even though white supremacist cultural forces have tried to force them to have straightened hair or no hair at all.

So … is Kim forcing North to have straight hair in order to fit in with European beauty standards?

No.

Saint West, Kim Kardashian, North West on the Eclipse

First of all, North only rarely wears her hair straightened.

Kim has spoken at length about how much North loves her hair and about how Kim encourages her biracial children to love their hair and skin.

And we just can't imagine Kim forcing North to wear her hair one way or the other.

Especially, you know, for North's own birthday party. Some parents would, sure.

But say what you will about Kim Kardashian — she is a loving mother.

North West's 4th Birthday Cake!

Or, as one Twitter user phrased it:

"Kim has taken such good care of North's curls over the years. The comments about North's hair being straightened [are] tired," the person writes.

That tweet continues: "First of all, mind your own children."

Now, if a parent is doing some sort of harm to their child, by all means, we all have a duty to speak up.

But straightening North's hair or giving her hair extensions or whatever for her birthday and a visit to a candy shop is honestly no big deal.

It is certainly not harmful.

Kim Kardashian is hailed as a "beauty guru" by many. We somehow can't imagine that she's going to sabotage her own daughter's hair.

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John Cena Vows to Reverse his Vasectomy for Nikki Bella

John Cena Vows to Reverse his Vasectomy for Nikki Bella

According to the latest episode of E!'s Total Bellas, John Cena is willing to go under the knife to save his relationship with Nikki Bella.

The reality show, which documents the lives and careers of WWE performers Nikki and Brie Bella, has focused considerably on the six-year romance between Nikki Bella and Blockers star Cena. However, one big issue that the pair saw for their future was Bella's desire to have children — something Cena did not seem to want in the same capacity. In fact, Cena previously underwent a vasectomy, making him unable to father children unless he has the procedure reversed.

As revealed on Sunday's episode of Total Bellas, Cena and Bella had a heart-to-heart about the matter, in which the Trainwreck actor told his love that he was willing to give fatherhood a go."I physically can't have kids… so I'm also telling you that I’m willing to have surgery and then still go through with being a dad," Cena told his then-fiancée.

Bella cried, and asked Cena if he would change his mind, which he insisted he would not."Just tell me you love me and that you’ll marry me," Cena said in the episode.

On the show's timeline, the pair is getting ready to walk down the aisle after patching up this relationship issue. However, in real life, Nikki and Cena announced their breakup in May, just three weeks prior to their planned wedding.

To further complicate matters, People reported that just six weeks after the couple's planned wedding date, the two had officially gotten back together. Whether they have rescheduled their nuptials is still unknown. (In a recent interview with GQ, which dropped last week, reporter Chris Gayomali was asked not to ask about Bella as "the wounds [are] still fresh." It is unclear when that interview took place.)

Guess we'll have to wait and see what's next for these two: Weddings, babies, or whatever else.

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Beyonce + Jay-Z Released a Joint Album

Beyonce + Jay-Z Released a Joint Album

Welp.

This is one way to distract the public from an alleged affair with LeBron James.

On Saturday afternoon, Beyonce and Jay-Z stunned the music universe by releasing a joint album as a rather significant complement to their ongoing "On the Run II Tour."

Titled "Everything Is Love," the album was released exclusively Tidal and announced by Beyonce via Instagram.

The announcement footage features the two artists at the Louvre museum in Paris, including shots of them standing in front of the Mona Lisa painting while donning pink and mint suits … as well as glimpses of dancers performing in skin-colored tights and crop tops.

Two performers appear on the cover of the Everything Is Love album.

But this is not even all:

On top of the album drop, Bey and Jay also released a music video for the record's debut single, "Apes**t."

The video was filmed on location last month in this same iconic museum, a Tidal rep tells E! News…

… and here it is!

APES**T – THE CARTERS

Within three hours of Beyonce confirming this album, her announced has received over 1.2 million Likes on Instagram.

While the Internet went bonkers with the news, Beyonce and Jay-Z were performing in London Stadium, where onlookers have reported the same announcement was made on a big screen behind the singers.

Beyonce and Jay-Z have been together for a decade.

They are parents to three children, including a set of twins, and have overcome at least one Jay-Z cheating scandal.

The global superstars actually renewed their vows in June, aiming to prove to the world that their love could withstand this sort of infidelity and obstacle.

On the Run Tour 2

As always, however, the artists have remained mostly close-lipped about their relationship, preferring to let the occasional family photo or mysterious quote do the talking.

That, or a surprise album and music video drop of course.

Beyonce sings and raps in the song "Apes**t," whose lyrics make a rather clear reference to her marital challenges. To wit:

I can't believe we made it/This is why we're thankful.

Jay-Z and Beyonce have collaborated on other tracks in the past — but never on a full album.

The former told the New York Times in 2017 that the pair both "using our art almost like a therapy session," which helps explains Beyonce's legendary Lemonade alum and his 4:44 album.

Beyonce and Jay Z at the Game

As we said, the record is available on Tidal and its track listing is as follows:

1. Summer

2. Apes

3. Boss

4. Nice

5. 713

6. Friends

7. Heard About Us

8. Black Effect

9. Lovehappy

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ALL the Red Carpet Fashion from 2018’s MTV Movie Awards

ALL the Red Carpet Fashion from 2018’s MTV Movie Awards

The stars came out for the 2018 MTV Movie And TV Awards.Some shined brightly, while others may be wishing right about now that a dark shadow had been cast over their regretful outfit choice.Indeed, this yearly ceremony is set to air on Monday night, June 18… but it was filmed two days before that.

Hence the opportunity right here and now to analyze all that ever really matters at an awards ceremony: What the celebrities wore on the red carpet!

Scroll down and click all around to see the best looks, the boldest looks, and, let’s be frank, the most hideous looks…

1. Tiffany Haddish Arrives!

tiffany haddish MTV awards 2018

It’s the host with the most… jokes! Say hi to Tiffany Haddish at the 2018 MTV Movie And TV Awards.

2. Zendaya Goes Brown

Zendaya goes brown

Welp. This is different. What do you think of Zenday’s fashion choice at the 2018 MTV Movie And TV Awards?

3. The Black Panther

The black panther

Wakanda Forever? More like Chadwick Boseman forever if he’s gonna keep looking this suave, right?

4. Kim on the Scene

Kim on the scene

Of course Kim Kardashian was invited to the 2018 MTV Movie And TV Awards. Did you think she would not be?

5. Kris in Black/White

Kris in black slash white

Kris Jenner just wants racial harmony, hence her outfit at the 2018 MTV Movie And TV Awards. What do you think?

6. Mandy Goes Sleek

Mandy goes sleek

This is her, folks. This is Mandy Moore on the red carpet of the 2018 MTV Movie And TV Awards.

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Jersey Shore Halts Filming In Vegas Due to Ronnie Magro-Jen Harley Drama

Jersey Shore Halts Filming In Vegas Due to Ronnie Magro-Jen Harley Drama

Oh, that Rahn. Will he ever stahp?

That's likely the question on the mind of Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's castmates today, as the Jersey Shore crew was forced to stop filming ahead of schedule due to ongoing drama between Ronnie and his baby mama, Jen Harley.

Until yesterday, the cast was in Las Vegas filming a second season of Jersey Shore Family Vacation.

The title isn't terribly apt in Magro's case, as Vegas is his home turf these days.

So it was a bad choice of locale for reasons that go beyond the irony of filming a show with "Shore" in the title in the middle of a landlocked state.

You see, if you've been watching the current season of JSFV, you know that Ron and Jen's relationship isn't the greatest.

During his time in South Beach, Ronnie cheated on Jen with a French woman who was unimaginatively dubbed "French Fry."

But that was only the beginning of their problems.

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Jen Harley Image

Shortly after that episode aired, Ronnie accused Jen of cheating on him, in a wild Instagram rant in which he also called her a "c-m dumpster."

In the weeks since, Harley and Ortiz-Magro broke up and got back together several times, so it should've come as no surprise to Shore producers when their relationship drama dominated the first few days of filming in Vegas.

Maybe that was the plan. Maybe the plan backfired.

Whatever the case, the plan was scrapped when — to use the parlance of Shore's current season — Ron spiraled and quickly spun out of control.

Last week, Magro got in a fight with another guest at a Vegas hotel.

Ronnie on the Duck Phone

Just days later, MTV pulled the plug on filming in Vegas and sent the cast back to the Garden State.

“They cannot wait to get the hell out of the desert and be away from everything surrounding Ronnie and Jen,” a source close to production tells Radar Online.

The situation had apparently gotten so bad that the cast was considering holding an intervention in response to Ron's self-destructive behavior.

“They are all adults now, and they cannot watch Ronnie destroy his life anymore,” says the insider.

Hey, the guy's been fun to watch this season, but he's a 32-year-old dad now.

Maybe he should cool it on the Ron-Ron juice for a bit.

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Farrah Abraham: STILL In Jail After Telling Cops to Go F–k Themselves!

Farrah Abraham: STILL In Jail After Telling Cops to Go F–k Themselves!

Oh, Farrah.

When you got fired from Teen Mom OG for generally being an awful person, we thought your days of entertaining/depressing us with your bonkers bad behavior had come to an end.

In retrospect, we should've known a day like today was coming.

In case you missed it, Farrah was arrested on charges of battery and trespassing last night after allegedly assaulting a male staff member at the famed Beverly Hills Hotel.

According to the police report, she was booked at 1:48 AM.

As of right now, she's still being held on $500 bail.

We still don't know what set Farrah off (although we do know that booze was involved), but TMZ has obtained video of Farrah's arrest, and as you may have guessed — it ain't pretty.

At one point, one of the arresting officers begins searching Farrah's purse, and the former reality star demonstrates that even in her state of inebriation, she's well aware of the reality of her situation:

"Do you want to do that on camera so that everyone at TMZ can see?" Farrah asks.

Farrah Abraham, See-Through Lingerie Picnic

Further proving that her diva-like attitude remains intact, Farrah tells one of the officers, "I don't want to be arrested."

She then repeats the phrase "I am not going to be provoked to be arrested" several times.

Then things really take a turn for the worse, as Abraham screams, "I am not resisting you!" before breaking down in tears (a classic Farrah tactic) and accusing one of the officers of hurting her.

A spokesperson for Farrah issued a statement today in which she thanked fans for their "concern" and urged them to "remember there are two sides to every story."

Meanwhile, police have issued their own statement, in which they state the painfully obvious and confirm that Farrah has hammered at the time of her arrest.

Farrah Abraham and Mark Cuban

“Officers noted that Abraham exhibited signs of intoxication during the investigation,” stated Lieutenant Elisabeth Albanese with the Beverly Hills Police Department this afternoon.

It may be hard to believe, given her many years of batsh-t behavior, but this is only Farrah's second arrest.

The first took place in 2013, when she was hauled in on DUI charges.

Back then, she pled guilty and was sentenced to six months probation.

This time, Farrah might find herself facing a stiffer penalty.

For one thing, she's no longer a first offender.

On top of that, there's a legal precedent in this case, as it was just last year that Farrah's fellow reality star Kim Richards was arrested for a drunken assault at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Farrah Abraham on the Red Carpet

Richards very narrowly avoided jail time, but even if Farrah proves equally lucky, she's got another problem on her hands:

Sources have indicated that Farrah's 9-year-old daughter Sophia was with her in the hotel on the night of the incident.

Sophia is currently in the care of a nanny, but Farrah might soon be facing a custody challenge from her mother, Debra Danielsen:

“She needs to be with her family, not about strangers and volatility and her mother being arrested,” Danielsen told Radar when asked about Sophia.

“It’s very disgusting. She needs to go to school… She needs to not be dragged on a party all over the world.”

We'll have further updates on this developing situation as more information becomes available.

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Kylie Jenner: Having Travis Scott Followed by Private Detectives?!

Kylie Jenner: Having Travis Scott Followed by Private Detectives?!

It may be that Kylie Jenner is jealous of Ariana Grande's engagement and impatient for Travis Scott to put a ring on it, but … that doesn't mean that all is well for these two.

In fact, a very disturbing report claims that Kylie is terrified that Travis is going to cheat on her while touring in Europe.

That's not the disturbing part, though. What's alarming is that she is allegedly having him tailed by private detectives to watch his every move.

It sounds like Kylie Jenner isn't as peacefully content in her relationship as it appears.

"She’s having Travis followed," a source informs RadarOnline.

This alleged private detective is supposed to be keeping tabs on her boyfriend and baby daddy at all times.

The insider says that Kylie is taking this extraordinary step "because she’s not 100 percent certain he won’t cheat if given the chance."

Well, Travis is a rapper by trade. Like any performer, his entire career is basically one huge opportunity to cheat.

(Not an excuse! Just an opportunity)

But when Travis is touring in Europe? He's likely to be surrounded by temptation at all times.

Kylie Jenner Pin-Up Pic

Admittedly, this whole situation reminds us of some sort of noir film.

It is all too easy to imagine a black-and-white scene of Kylie Jenner walking into some private eye's office with a subtle veil descending from the brim of her hat.

But the insider claims that this is no joke — that Kylie is genuinely concerned that Travis is going to give in to temptation.

"She’s freaking," the source explains. "Because he’ll be on the road and out of her sight."

Sometimes, absence makes the heart grow fonder.

But in light of how Kylie's sister Khloe was humiliated by Tristan Thompson's cheating scandal, maybe Kylie isn't willing to be made to look foolish.

Travis Scott GIF

(Well, she doesn't want to look more foolish than she does by dating a guy who did this at one of his shows, anyway)

The insider explains that Kylie is paying a hefty price (literally) for keeping Travis under surveillance.

"It’s really for peace of mind," the source explains. "But the private eye doesn’t come cheap."

Of course. Private investigators cost money — especially when it potentially involves a lot of travel and following someone who has their own private security.

The source explains: "It’s costing her thousands of dollars because she wants him tailed 24/7."

That's much more expensive than just finding out if someone's spouse really goes out with coworkers on Wednesdays, or whatever.

Kylie Jenner in Just Black

The source then shares something that's alarming — more so than Kylie's suspicions.

(Though, to be clear, this entire situation sounds unsettling and unhealthy)

"Even when Travis is around," the insider says.

"She can’t resist peeking at his phone and checking to see who’s called him. And," they add. "Reading his emails."

That intrusive behavior is disturbing and toxic.

A lot of girlfriends and boyfriends feel entitled to look through their significant other's texts and emails.

If people want to opt for that level of transparency, that's fine. But otherwise, it's a gross invasion of privacy.

Of course, you might say that having Travis followed isn't much better.

Kylie Jenner, Post-Baby Boobs

Honestly? We would love for this report to turn out to be wrong. Perhaps someone misunderstood a joke. (Hey, it happens!)

First of all, we hope that Kylie is not a toxic person who invades her boyfriend's privacy without a second thought.

Second of all, we hope that Travis is not an absolute idiot, and that Kylie knows that he isn't one.

Kylie is hot, she's the mother of his child, and she's due to be worth about a billion dollars by the time that she's old enough to rent a car.

If they decide to break up at one point, that would be one thing.

But cheating?

Travis would basically be throwing away a life of absolute, unparalleled luxury — which he will never make as a rapper, no shade — just to get his dick wet.

There are some people who would straight up have their penises removed for a billion dollars. Travis, we're sure, can exercise wisdom and self-control.

Plus, you know, he presumably loves Kylie.

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Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin: Back Together!

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin: Back Together!

You knew this day would come, Jelena fans.

Sure, you may have been cautiously optimistic when you learned that Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez had gotten back together for the 47 bajillionth time, but on some level you suspected that eventually, the Biebs would get busted engaging in some hardcore canoodling with someone who is very much not Selena.

 

If you go way back through Justin’s relationship Rolodex (that’s a thing your great-grandparents used to store their contacts in), you’ll find the name Hailey Baldwin.

Justin and Hailey dated back in 2016.

It’s really not all that long ago, but Justin has had sex with approximately all the women in the two years since they split.

In recent months, of course, Justin briefly reconciled with Selena, while Hailey (allegedly) dated Shawn Mendes.

Now that those relationships have gone bust, it seems Justin and Hailey are once again hooking up.

(Justin and Selena may have split because Bieber was hooking up with Hailey, but more on that later.)

Hailey Baldwin with Justin Bieber

According to Us Weekly the Biebs and Baldwin enjoyed a weekend in Miami that began with a “rare, low-key night” at the W club in South Beach.

Witnesses say the probable couple was spotted “being very flirty and dancing on each other” while “holding hands.”

“Justin [put] his arm around Hailey throughout the night,” says one onlooker.

“[They] didn’t shy away from the crowd or onlookers.”

The next morning, Justin and Hailey were spotted enjoyed poolside, during which she was seen toweling him off.

That night, they enjoyed a romantic dinner at Casa Tua before going clubbing again, this time at exclusive hotspot LIV.

Hailey Baldwin with Bieber

To the surprise of absolutely no one, Justin is rumored to have reached out to Hailey several months ago … while he was still dating Selena.

Naturally, a rep for Justin has been quick to claim that he got in touch with his ex solely “as a friend.”

“Justin reached out to Hailey. They didn’t talk on the phone and it wasn’t in person, just an exchange of texts,” the source exclusively tells Us.

“There is nothing going on between her and Justin. She’s not interested in Justin in the slightest and he’s not interested in her.”

Based on the sound of that denial, we’re about three days away from an official relationship announcement.

Guard your feelings, Hailey.

If history has taught us anything, it’s that Justin will break your heart and kick you to the curb with a text that includes the word “gurl.”

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Prince Harry Subtly Telling Meghan Markle to Curtsy is the Classiest Thing I’ve Seen all Week

Prince Harry Subtly Telling Meghan Markle to Curtsy is the Classiest Thing I’ve Seen all Week

Meghan Markle may officially be royalty, but that doesn’t mean she’s not still learning. While husband Prince Harry has grown up in this world of tradition and rules and corgis, Markle is getting a crash course. Luckily, she has the best teacher. In a new video taken of the couple at Trooping the Colour (the official celebration of the Queen’s birthday) this past Saturday, they share a subtle moment that perfectly encapsulates why everyone is head over heels for their love.

Specifically, the video shows Markle and Prince Harry anticipating the arrival of Queen Elizabeth. Markle knows she should curtsy, she’s just not sure when, and that’s when fans’ lip-reading skills came in handy.

“Do it?” she appears to ask her husband under her breath while staring straight forward.

“Yes,” he mutters back as he bows his head. It’s a simple moment, but it exemplifies the partnership they share and how they approach even the simplest things as a team.

WOW! Harry guiding Meghan.. Didnt notice it. ICYMI: Meghan asks “Do it?” and Harry says “Yes” 😭♥️ (Thanks @ tammy_nacci) thanks @Meghanmaven

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While this moment was all about tradition, Markle balanced it out by adding her signature dash of modernity. If you take a look at her shoulders — well, that’s the whole thing. Her shoulders are on display, a somewhat unprecedented choice for a formal event. But Markle is an unprecedented Duchess, and with that comes iconic moments (and dresses) like this one. I’ll curtsy to that.

Rose McGowan: Don’t Blame Asia Argento for Anthony Bourdain’s Death!

Rose McGowan: Don’t Blame Asia Argento for Anthony Bourdain’s Death!

Last week, the food world lost a true icon when Anthony Bourdain was found dead of an apparent suicide in a hotel room in France.

He was 61 years old.

 

Days later, details about the events surrounding Bourdain’s death are slowly beginning to trickle in, but the question of what could have driven one of the most widely-envied men on the planet to take his own life remains unanswered.

Fans and media outlets were quick to point out some unusual social media activity from Bourdain’s longtime girlfriend, Asia Argento, in the hours before the news of his passing became public knowledge.

An image in which the actress is seen wearing a shirt that reads “F-ck Off,” coupled with photos of Argento apparently vacationing with a male friend in France prompted a widespread theory that Bourdain was distraught over relationship problems.

In the final months of his life, Bourdain was an outspoken advocate of the #MeToo movement, and his activism brought him close to some of the most high-profile victims of sexual harassment in Hollywood, including the actress Rose McGowan.

Bourdain and McGowan quickly became close friends, and today, she published an open letter in which she addresses both his death and the rumors about his alleged relationship troubles.

Rose McGowan, Arms Crossed

“Sitting across from me is the remarkable human and brave survivor, Asia Argento, who has been through more than most could stand, and yet stand she does,” the letter reads.

“She stood up to her monster rapist and now she has to stand up to yet another monster, suicide. The suicide of her beloved lover and ally, Anthony Bourdain.”

McGowan goes on to claim that Bourdain and Argento were in an open relationship, and she implies he would not have been upset by the sight of Argento with another man:

“Anthony and Asia had a free relationship, they loved without borders of traditional relationships, and they established the parameters of their relationship early on,” McGowan states.

“Asia is a free bird, and so was Anthony. Was. Such a terrible word to write,” she adds.

Anthony Bourdain Smiles

“I’ve heard from many that the past two years they were together were some of his happiest and that should give us all solace.”

She later states:

“It is in no way fair or acceptable to blame her or anyone else, not even Anthony.”

McGowan says she’s angry about her friend’s death, but she also pleads for sympathy from those who feel that he took his own life out of selfishness or a lack of concern for his loved ones.

Shortly after learning of Bourdain’s death, Argento addressed the matter on Instagram, writing:

“His brilliant, fearless spirit touched and inspired so many, and his generosity knew no bounds. He was my love, my rock, my protector. I am beyond devastated. My thoughts are with his family. I would ask that you respect their privacy and mine.”

We’ll have further details on this developing story as more information becomes available.

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Wait, Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson Are… Engaged?

Wait, Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson Are… Engaged?

Ariana Grande appears to have replied to the reports that she and Pete Davidson are engaged. The 24-year-old singer shared a tweet with fans that consists of a number of monkey-hiding-its-face emojis and the message: “i love u sm ok bye.”

And that kids, sounds like confirmation to me.

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Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande just went from being in the honeymoon stage to…planning their actual honeymoon. According to reports in both Us Weekly and People, the buzzy couple of these past few weeks is engaged, and it all went down at Robert Pattinson’s birthday party.

According sources, Saturday night is when the duo began telling people they’re engaged, and one told People that “It’s a recent engagement. They’re just two people who found love quickly and make each other happy all the time. They both started talking about it this past weekend. It’s nothing they’ve been hiding.”

In fact, all sources could talk about was how happy this couple is.

“They are a perfect fit. They are not rushing to get married,” another told Us Weekly. “Their friends are really excited and supportive.”

That’s another theme — they won’t be walking down the aisle any time soon.

“They are looking forward to a very long engagement together,” a source clarified to the outlet.

Davidson and Grande’s relationship was confirmed as “casual” on May 21, but picked up steam on social media when they started appearing in pictures together and publicly flirting in Instagram comments.

Meanwhile:

Came here a person, leaving a human bottle of wine

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Vince Vaughn Arrested for DUI: Get the Details

Vince Vaughn Arrested for DUI: Get the Details

Vince Vaughn has not made us laugh via a film role for many years.

Similarly, the actor was involved in a rather unfunny situation late Saturday night/early Sunday morning in Manhattan Beach, California.

 

TMZ is the celebrity gossip website that broke this news and which has provided us with most of the following details.

According to local law enforcement officials, Vaughn and an unnamed passenger were stopped at a checkpoint around 12:30 a.m. local time and asked to step out of their vehicle.

Police tell the aforementioned outlet that both men were uncooperative, even refusing to actually leave the car after being asked to do so at first.

Once they finally abided by this request, Vaughn was arrested around 1 a.m. and booked and cited for misdemeanor DUI, as well as obstructing a police officer.

His passenger was booked for obstruction and public intoxication.

Vince Vaughn in Toronto

Vaughn remained in custody for at least three hours, a source confirms.

He has subsequently been released on an unspecific amount of bail.

If Vaughn is formally chargedm this will be his first drunk driving arrest.

Announced authorities on Facebook of the checkpoint, which was in place from Saturday at 8 p.m. to Sunday at 3 a.m.

“The intent of the checkpoint is to encourage sober designated drivers.

By publicizing these educational and enforcement efforts, the Manhattan Beach Police Department believes that drinking and driving and driving while unlicensed will be reduced.

Vince Vaughn in London

The department continued via this online explanation:

Our ‘Zero Tolerance’ approach to enforcement sends a clear message to those who still don’t heed the warning to designate a sober driver before celebrations begin.

Simply put, ‘If you are over the legal limit, you will be arrested.

No matter your celebrity status, apparently.

The 48-year-old actor is best known for his roles in comedies such as Swings, Dodgeball and Wedding Crashers.

However, of late, he has landed more dramatic roles on the big screen and the small screen, such as starring as drill sergeant in the Oscar-winning Hacksaw Ridge and as a villain in True Detective Season 2.

Vaughn also had a run-in with the cops in 2001 when he was arrested after a bar brawl in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Actor Steve Buscemi was also stabbed in that incident.

An assault charge against Vaughn at the time was eventually dropped.

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Actor Jackson Odell Found Dead At Age 20

Actor Jackson Odell Found Dead At Age 20

Variety is reporting that actor and musician Jackson Odell has died, after being found unresponsive at home. He was 20 years old. There is no preliminary suspicion of foul play, but a cause of death will not be announced until an autopsy takes place, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office confirmed to Variety.

Odell’s family released the following statement to The Hollywood Reporter: “The Odell family has lost our beloved son and brother, Jackson Odell. He will always be a shining light and a brilliant, loving and talented soul. He had so much more to share. Our family will always carry that truth forward. Our wish is that the rest of the world does as well. We are now going to try to make sense of our immeasurable loss privately.”

Jackson is known for his teen acting roles, notably as Gumbo on Nickelodeon’s iCarly and as Ted Durkas on ABC’s Modern Family. He also appeared in guest starring roles on Arrested Development and The Fosters. Jackson’s most high-profile role was on The Goldbergs, where he played the popular character Ari Caldwell.

He also had a burgeoning songwriter career. Odell wrote original songs for the 2018 film adaptation of Forever My Girl, based on the novel by Heidi McLaughlin. He also performed acoustic guitar covers of songs like “Dreaming of a Broken Heart” by John Mayer and “Hold On” by Alabama Shakes; videos of the performances were posted on Odell’s YouTube channel.

Actor Charlie DePew, who worked with Odell on The Goldbergs, posted a tribute on Twitter. “RIP Jackson Odell. I’m so happy that i got to know you. You were a true talent and an even truer person,” he wrote.

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Anthony Bourdan Suicide: Major New Detail Revealed

Anthony Bourdan Suicide: Major New Detail Revealed

While the world continues to come to grips with the loss of Anthony Bourdan, a key new detail regarding the celebrity chef’s death has been made official.

Bourdain, of course, tragically took his own life on Friday.

His body was discovered in a French hotel room by close friend Eric Ripert, who had been filming a new episode of CNN’s Parts Unknown with Bourdan in Ripert’s native country.

 

Those who have followed this sad story closely already knew that Bourdain killed himself via hanging, and they already knew his death took place in the aforementioned hotel room.

But French officials have now confirmed two more critical pieces of information:

  1. Bourdain hanged himself in the hotel room’s bathroom.
  2. He used the belt from his bathrobe to do so.

Prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny also says that there are no signs of foul play.

There are no indications anyone had entered Bourdain’s room at the luxury Le Chambard Hotel any time close to the beloved star’s passing.

Anthony Bourdain Smiles

This should effectively end all official inquiries into Bourdain’s death.

Questions will continue to be asked about Bourdain’s state of mind and mental history and what could have possibly caused him to make such a heartbreaking decision.

But there are not many more practical details related to his suicide that remain uncovered.

The French prosecutor did add in his report that toxicology tests were being carried out, including urine tests, to determine if Bourdain was on any medications at the time of his hanging.

Said CNN in a statement yesterday morning:

It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdains.

His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller.

His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly difficult time.

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Bourdain had premiered Parts Unknown on the networkin 2013 and won a Peabody Award shortly thereafter.

He was widely respected for the way he paid tribute on his show to a wide variety of cultures and countries.

Tweeted Italian actress Asia Argento, Bourdain’s girlfriend of about a year, hours after news of the chef’s death went viral:

“Anthony gave all of himself in everything that he did. His brilliant, fearless spirit touched and inspired so many, and his generosity knew no bounds.

He was my love, my rock, my protector. I am beyond devastated.

My thoughts are with his family. I would ask that you respect their privacy and mine.”

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Bourdain leaves behind an 11-year old daughter from his second marriage.

He was 61 years old at the time of his death.

His final act came three days after fashion designer Kate Spade also killed herself; she did so by hanging herself in her New York City apartment.

In response to these developments, the Mental Health Association of New York tells TMZ that its hotline has experienced a 25% increase in call volume compared to this time last week.

The number has been shared by number of celebrities on social media, which the organization says has resulted in more people “being aware of the resource and calling the Lifeline to get help.”

It’s simply awful that it took the suicides of two respected global figures for this to happen.

But perhaps some solace can be found in the silver lining that people with mental health struggles are taking the necerssary measures to make sure they don’t end up like Bourdain, Spade and so many others.

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Why Alia Shawkat was Scared her Voice Wasn’t Heard in that Interview

Why Alia Shawkat was Scared her Voice Wasn’t Heard in that Interview

Arrested Development star Alia Shawkat has spoken out for the first time since the now-infamous New York Times roundtable interview with the show’s cast.

In an interview with Broadly, Shawkat shared how she was afraid that she wasn’t heard after speaking up when her male colleagues defended Jeffrey Tambor’s aggressive behavior towards Jessica Walter. Shawkat said she was upset and cried after the conversation.

“Women’s voices need to be heard and, ironically enough — I wasn’t able to be heard,” she said to Broadly. “I was really scared that the interviewer didn’t even hear me.”

When the subject of Tambor’s exit from Transparent among sexual harassment allegations came up in the NYT interview, some of other men in the room spoke up in praise of Tambor. In an ironic twist, the cast unwittingly staged a scene of the all-too-common dynamic between men and women in the workplace that effectively silences women.

With #MeToo making headlines day in and day out, it can be easy to gloss over the fact that it remains excruciatingly intimidating to speak up about gender inequity, harassment, and mistreatment, especially when it comes to vocalizing concerns at work.

That goes for when you’re on the record with the New York Times, or for when you find yourself trapped in a more everyday situation, where the risks might not be as high-profile but remain just as steep. A strange, derogatory calculus is at play to determine how and when a professional environment might become unbearable — and when it reaches that limit, determining what action can be taken.

Shawkat is not the only person with ties to the show to address the incident, although some statements underscore her point. The problem came to a head in that controversial interview, but it stemmed from years of women in their workplace not having space and security to speak up in the first place, something her male colleagues say they regret not being aware of.

“I misinterpreted what I understood to have played out, and more importantly the depth of Jessica’s pain about it,” Arrested Development creator Mitch Horowitz said to Deadline about missing the tension between Tambor and Walter. “I wish I’d known, or made a greater effort to know, the pain that it caused.”

Similarly, Shawkat’s co-stars Jason Bateman, Tony Hale, and David Cross issued apologies for their behavior in the interview, with Bateman tweeting that he was “horrified” to not have realized how Walter was affected on set.

Shawkat’s interview exposed a two-fold problem: women grappling with the challenge of speaking up at work, and men needing to consciously enable open conversation in the first place. Speaking to Broadly, she posed the question that gets to the heart of it all: “How are we going to be more verbal and express things that make us feel uncomfortable?”

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