Tag Archives: Controversy

Olivia Wilde Weighs In on ‘Richard Jewell’ Controversy

Olivia Wilde is defending her role in the drama “Richard Jewell” amid the film’s most recent controversy. In a lengthy statement posted to her Twitter account Thursday, the actress responded to the criticism surrounding her portrayal of real-life Atlanta Journal-Constitution journalist, Kathy Scruggs. The Clint Eastwood-directed film follows the true story of Richard Jewell, a […]

Rosie O’Donnell Says Barron Trump Controversy Overblown, Slams President

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Rosie O’Donnell firmly believes the Stanford Law Professor who name-dropped Barron Trump didn’t do anything wrong and hopes the testimony helps impeach the President. We got Rosie and her BFF Ally Sheedy Thursday night outside the “Jagged Little Pill” musical in NYC and asked her about the GOP outrage over […]

Gabrielle Union Met with NBC About AGT Controversy

Gabrielle Union has given an update on her “America’s Got Talent” firing controversy. On Wednesday, the actress revealed she had a long meeting with NBC where she was able to speak her “unfiltered truth.” “We had a lengthy 5-hour, and what I thought to be, productive meeting yesterday,” she tweeted. “I was able to, again, […]

Twitter Drags Terry Crews Over ‘Weak’ Supportive Tweet Following ‘AGT’ Controversy

Twitter made time to school actor Terry Crews after he tweeted a rather lame message of support for fellow actress Gabrielle Union, following the ongoing America’s Got Talent controversy. “You’re the best, Gabrielle! You will be missed!” was the simple message from Crews. Twitter was not happy about it. The message is particularly weak show […]

Gabrielle Union AGT Controversy: Eva Longoria, Shonda Rhimes, Amber Tamblyn Slam NBC

Gabrielle Union’s controversial ousting from “America’s Got Talent” continues to have a ripple effect on the industry. Many A-listers have shown support for Union while urging NBC to better its practices ever since news broke that she and fellow freshman judge Julianne Hough were let go of the competition series after just one season. The […]

Howard Stern Slams Simon Cowell Over AGT Controversy with Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough

As a former judge on “America’s Got Talent,” Howard Stern has some thoughts regarding the NBC talent competition’s current controversy. The media personality went in on the show’s creator, Simon Cowell, during his Sirius XM radio show Monday, suggesting the British TV exec “orchestrated” the situation that prompted the network to terminate its contracts with […]

Queer Eye’s Carson Kressley Defends Justin Timberlake Amid Hand-Hold Controversy

Carson Kressley has a queer eye for the straight guy…. and a straight eye for any queer goings on. The OG star has weighed into the Justin Timberlake hand-holding controversy — insisting there is no controversy to begin with. The 50-year-old was spotted out with pal Kim Johnson last week in LA, and joked with […]

Carson Kressley Weighs In on Justin Timberlake Hand-Hold Controversy

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Gabrielle Union Breaks Silence Over America’s Got Talent Ouster Controversy

Gabrielle Union has broken her silence after a bombshell report alleged that she was let go from “America’s Got Talent” after a single season as a judge for speaking out against perceived instances of racism and a “toxic culture” on the set. According to media reports, Union — who was let go alongside fellow freshman […]

Papa John’s Ex-CEO John Schnatter: ‘The N-Word Controversy Was A Lie!!’

Former Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter is claiming that the controversial n-word saga which forced him to leave his company was all fabricated. Schnatter says they just wanted to get their claws into his company, alleging board members “stole the company, and now they’ve destroyed the company.” “The day of reckoning will come,” Schnatter said […]