the-notorious-joe
The Notorious J.O.E.
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On the other hand, that is absolutely not the 12-year-old child actor’s fault.  He seems to have a good sense that the root of the problem was network fuckery, but that’s still no excuse for cold-shouldering a kid.

May 11
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Don't blame Donald Trump on culture war horseshit. Pretending that progressives somehow brought on opposition by demanding consequences for people who are otherwise on their side is nonsense. People who were inclined to make a pretense of having their political ideology swayed by identity politics or what the fuck Read more

May 11
1

It’s a dick move. I’m an actor and have sat in on many conferences/workshops/classes where directors reveal their weirdly arbitrary reasons for cutting someone. I remember one tool, responding to a question about “is it okay if we use monologues from movies?” and him loftily responding “well, to me, that says you Read more

May 11
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Lewinsky was a victim who was mocked for being a victim, and for her looks. She had absolutely no behavior outside of the situations in which she was a victim that anyone spoke about. Read more

May 11
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Can you groom parents? Isn't it just manipulation at that point? They should know better... Anyway all of this is bad

May 11
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Eh... he’d be someone he’d have to work with for a fair while, so from just a general quality of life point of view, I get it - *if* it meant McCarthy felt that way, who wants to work with that?

Of course, it could have been a nervous habit, “whistling past the graveyard”, that sort of thing - but I can understand Read more

May 10
12

But we’re not seeing the public demanding details out of Gal Gadot, even though her statement is as vague as they come (Basically “Whedon tried some shit, I handled it, the end.”) It’s only Ray Fisher who people seem to be demanding a mountain of forensic evidence from.

May 10
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And Gal Gadot is giving even fewer details but hardly anyone is questioning her account. Don’t pretend there’s not a double standard here.

May 10
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I’m happy to see NBC, Amazon and Netflix take action that actually impacts HFPA instead of just making a statement asking for change. 

May 10
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Considering how many national treasures the British Museum stole during the 19th and 20th centuries, it’s just one small step toward karmic restitution for them to have one of their national treasures nicked by someone else.

May 10
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“And if your response to this is ‘Hey not all white people!’ maybe think about why that’s your first response.”

May 10
36

Yes there are some people who are truly open minded enough to discuss things that they haven’t experienced personally with sensitivity, understanding and without leaving their lane. No one’s perfect and I’m sure some errors happen along the way (no one gets good at anything without some failure) but I definitely Read more

May 10
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Utah Senator Derrin Owens, wishing to appear as anti-racist as possible, tells the three black women on the call “You people are beautiful” and then brags about taking secret photos of black children in the supermarket checkout line.

May 10
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Hey look, one of Fischer’s more prominent costars has FINALLY spoken up about similar abusive behavior on set. Read more