Category: Entertainment News

Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Who Is America?’ Is A Ratings Dud After Political Hype

Who Is America? is an American political satire mockumentary television series created by Sacha Baron Cohen that premiered on July 15, 2018 on Showtime. Baron Cohen also stars in the series as four different characters and executive produces alongside Anthony Hines, Todd Schulman, Andrew Newman, Dan Mazer, and Adam Lowitt.

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Dwayne Johnson Criticized For Playing An Amputee In Skyscraper

Actress Katy Sullivan has written a piece with Deadline Hollywood criticizing actor and megastar Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson for playing an amputee In Skyscraper. The actress who has starred in such television shows as My Name Is Earl, Last Man Standing and NCIS: New Orleans wrote the following.

University of Tulsa Professor Accuses Youtube’s ‘Hot Ones’ Of Sexism

Nothing is safe, everything you enjoy is now subject to accusations of oppression and discrimination. A YouTube show that challenges celebrity contestants to eat increasingly spicy chicken wings is now being criticized as sexist by a Tulsa media-studies professor. According to a professor of Feminist media studies at the University of Tulsa, the YouTube show Hot Ones is problematic because it “manipulates inequitable gender hierarchies.”

Sacha Baron Cohen Posed As Disabled Veteran To Dupe Sarah Palin For TV Show

Palin’s post comes just days after the July 15 premiere date for Who Is America?  was announced. Cohen has also suggested that Who Is America? could target President Trump and his now-closed Trump University. In another social media video, shared on July 4, Trump throws verbal jabs at Cohen from what appears to be the White House. After the words “Sacha graduates soon” appear onscreen, the video ends with the Trump University logo.

Scarlett Johansson Under Fire Again For Casting Decision

Scarlett Johansson is once again at the center of what is shaping up to be another casting controversy. Re-teaming with her Ghost in the Shell director Rupert Sanders, Johansson is set to star in a feature called Rub & Tug, about the true-life story of Jean Marie Gill, who was assigned female at birth but who assumed the identity of a man, Dante “Tex” Gill, and operated a massage parlor and prostitution business in Pittsburgh in the 1970s and ’80s.