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Notre Dame on imaginary girlfriend fiasco: Manti Te’o was ‘victim of hoax’

It was one of the most celebrated stories of heroism in US sport: the college football star who fought through the grief over the death of his girlfriend as he helped his team get to the championship game. Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o had suffered an unthinkable double tragedy in…

Piers Morgan blasts NRA ‘cowards’ for refusing interview

CNN host Piers Morgan continued to berate gun rights advocates on Wednesday, calling the NRA “cowards” on Twitter. “I’ve repeatedly asked the @NRA leaders to come on my show, and they’ve repeatedly refused. Cowards, the lot of them,” the former British tabloid editor tweeted. Morgan has been on a personal…

Fox News hires Dennis Kucinich as contributor

Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) will be joining Fox News and Fox Business as a paid contributor, the channel announced on Wednesday. “Through 16 years in Congress and two presidential campaigns, Fox News has always provided me with an opportunity to share my perspective with its enormous viewership,” Kucinich said…

Kid hip-hop duo Kris Kross planning reunion show

Proving that while time must move forward, pants can always be worn backwards, pre-teen hip-hop duo Kris Kross will take part in a concert celebrating the 20th anniversary of their record label, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Wednesday. Chris Kelly and Chris Smith (a.k.a “Mac Daddy” and “Daddy Mac,” respectively)…

Warner Bros options Reddit thread to create time travel movie

Post on social news website about US marines going back in time to destroy the Roman empire optioned by film studio In the past decade Hollywood has given us movies that began life as theme-park rides, board games, magazine articles, and even self-help books. Now get ready for the next…

Iran plans to remake ‘Argo’ to counter the ‘distorted’ film

Iran is to make its own movie about the American hostage drama during the 1979 Islamic revolution to counter the “distorted” film “Argo” by Ben Affleck, which swept the Golden Globes awards, media said Tuesday. Iranian actor and filmmaker Ataollah Salmanian was quoted in the reports as saying the screenplay…

Lindsay Lohan pleads not guilty in latest court fight

The troubled American actress Lindsay Lohan pleaded not guilty Tuesday to three misdemeanor charges stemming from an auto accident in a case that could send her to prison. Lohan did not attend the hearing in Santa Monica, west of Los Angeles, and did not have to do so. The judge…

‘Empire’ strikes back at White House over petition

Claiming “overwhelming military superiority,” the “Galactic Empire” from the Star Wars film series answered the White House’s decision not to begin construction of its own galactic fortress in a statement on the franchise’s official website on Tuesday. “It is doubtless that such a technological terror in the hands of so…

‘The Atlantic’ drops controversial Scientology advertorial

The Atlantic‘s website has dropped a controversial paid advertorial from the Church of Scientology. TheNextWeb.com reported that as of midnight Eastern time, the Atlantic website was displaying a message saying the Scientology article had been taken down “pending a review of our policies that govern sponsor content and subsequent comment…

Jodie Foster ‘comes out’ in opaque Golden Globes speech

Actress addresses sexuality directly saying she revealed she was gay ‘about a thousand years ago, back in the stone age’ Jodie Foster used the 2013 Golden Globes awards to address her sexuality for the first time directly, saying that she had come out to everyone she had met, but regretted…

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