Facebook Reportedly Paid For Smear Campaign Against George Soros

In an effort to muffle criticism of how it handled Russian interference and disinformation, Facebook reportedly carried out a campaign to discredit dissenters that included targeted attacks on Jewish billionaire philanthropist George Soros.  A New York Times investigation, published Wednesday, delves into the social media giant’s handling of the controversy and chaos following the discovery of targeted …

Former Dallas Cowboy Jeff Rohrer Comes Out As Gay And Is Getting Married

Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jeff Rohrer just tackled a huge secret in his personal life, coming out as gay and revealing he plans to marry skincare magnate Joshua Ross on Sunday. “I’ve given at least five people heart attacks with this news,” Rohrer joked to the New York Times in a story published Wednesday. “But …

Elton John's Star Turn In John Lewis' 2018 Holiday Ad Misses The Mark For Many

Elton John plays a starring role in British department store John Lewis’ holiday ad for 2018, which was released Thursday. But the promo that traces the music icon’s successful career back to the moment he received a piano for Christmas as a young child has been met with mixed reaction. Check out the ad here: …

Chris Stapleton And Keith Urban Win Big At 2018 Country Music Association Awards

Chris Stapleton won the most awards at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards and had the show’s best performance, almost capping a perfect night. That was until Keith Urban surprisingly won the top prize — entertainer of the year — moments before the three-hour show wrapped Wednesday night. Urban’s actress-wife, Nicole Kidman, was in tears …

Singer Cole Swindell Calls Troll An A**hole On Jimmy Kimmel's Mean Tweets

Singer-songwriter Cole Swindell wasn’t exactly “Chillin’ It” on the latest installment of “Mean Tweets” on Wednesday’s edition of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” When @tbook9_ tweeted, “Cole Swindle is ass cheeks,” Swindell responded by saying, “Well, you’re an asshole.” Jake Owens, Kacey Musgraves, Thomas Rhett, Dierks Bentley, Lauren Alaina and a passel of other country music stars reacted …

Here Are The Winners Of The 2018 National Book Awards

Novelist Sigrid Nunez and poet Justin Phillip Reed were among those who took home top honors at Wednesday night’s National Book Award gala in New York, which recognized the best in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature and young people’s literature. The evening was often emotional, touching on contemporary political and humanitarian issues, but there were …

Fans Remember Stan Lee's Indian Superhero Chakra The Invincible

Stan Lee, who died on Monday at the age of 95, will be remembered for the many characters he created ― among them, a superhero who left a huge impression on the Indian community.  Lee ― along with his co-creator Sharad Devarajan, CEO of character entertainment company Graphic India ― introduced the comic book “Chakra: The …

Monica Lewinsky Recalls Contemplating Suicide Over Bill Clinton Affair: 'I Was

Monica Lewinsky recalled some of the most painful moments surrounding her affair with President Bill Clinton, including thoughts of suicide, for a forthcoming A&E docuseries about the scandal. Lewinsky was a 22-year-old White House intern when her sexual relationship began with Clinton, then age 49, in November 1995. News of the affair broke in January …

Police Lock Up Angry Raccoons Drunk On Crabapple Hooch Until They Sober Up

WEIRD NEWS 11/14/2018 05:00 am ET Reports of rabid raccoons terrorizing a West Virginia neighborhood turned out to be exaggerated.   The raccoons didn’t have rabies. They simply found some fermented crabapples, and apparently, are rather surly drunks.  “We have had calls on suspected rabid raccoons twice over the last two days,” the Milton Police Department wrote …

'Toy Story 4' Teaser Reveals Characters Voiced By Keegan-Michael Key And

Pixar is not playing around when it comes to two new “Toy Story 4” characters.  Comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have reunited to voice Ducky and Bunny, plush carnival prizes who were introduced in a new “Toy Story” teaser released Tuesday (see below). In the cute clip, the two smart-aleck toys make fun …