Erin Andrews: ESPN Forced Me To Go On TV And Talk About My Stalker
Fox broadcaster Erin Andrews took the stand today in the trial over her civil suit against the Nashville hotel where she was videotaped undressing through her hotel room peephole. In one of the most frightening bits of testimony in a case full of them, Andrews explained how ESPN—her employer at the time—forced her to discuss the issue on national television, against her will, before she was allowed to return to her broadcasting duties.
Erin Andrews sobs on stand: ‘Dad! I’m naked all over the Internet’
Sportscaster Erin Andrews sobbed on the witness stand yesterday as she recalled the moment she learned that nude footage of herself was all over the Internet posted by peeper Michael David Barrett. “I said, ‘No, there’s not! I don’t do that!’ ” Andrews, then with ESPN, recalled telling a Sports Illustrated reporter pal who broke the horrifying news to her over the phone in July 2009.
Oscar Ratings: Chris Rock’s Return As Host Draws 34M Viewers In 8-Year Low
The Oscars were all given out last night at the 88th Academy Awards but despite one of the most anticipated opening monologues in years due to the diversity controversy, it turns out there is no gold, nor silver or bronze for ABC. With 34.3 million total viewers watching the Chris Rock hosted shindig from the Hollywood and Highland on Sunday, the Oscars took a tumble this year to hit an 8-year low and the third lowest viewership ever.
Why Asians Are Being Anything But Quiet About The Offensive Oscars Jokes
Asian-Americans are speaking out about the multiple zingers delivered at their expense at Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony. Chris Rock, who did an otherwise terrific job framing the awards show around diversity, indulged in a tasteless gag in which he brought three young Asian kids on stage as “Oscar accountants,” a lame exercise of the model-minority stereotype.
These Are Some Of The Sexual Assault Survivors Who Stood With Lady Gaga At The Oscars
Here Are 10 Openly Gay People Who Won Oscars Before Sam Smith
Sam Smith looked moved at the Oscars when he nabbed the Best Original Song award for his song, “Writing’s on the Wall,” from the James Bond film, “Spectre.” It was an upset over Lady Gaga, who had been considered a shoo-in for her song, “Til It Happens To You.” In the acceptance speech that followed, however, the singer-songwriter misquoted an interview with Sir Ian McKellen, and implied that he was the first openly gay man to win an Academy Award.
Tidal tangled in $3.5M royalties suit
A Queens drummer is taking on Jay Z, charging in a $3.5 million-plus class-action suit that the rap mogul’s new music-streaming service is stiffing him and other artists on royalties. John Emanuele, of the band American Dollar, gripes in the Manhattan federal suit that “when defendant Shawn [‘Jay Z’] Carter purchased the Tidal Music Services in 2015, it claimed it would be the first streaming service to pay the artists.”
Kylie Minogue fights Kylie Jenner over name trademark
This world is only big enough for one “Kylie” according to pop star Kylie Minogue. Last August, Kylie Jenner filed a USA trademark application for the name “Kylie” under advertising,reports the World Intellectual Property Review. On February 22, the 47-year-old Australian pop star filed a notice of opposition to the 18-year-old’s application claiming approval will confuse audiences and dilute her brand.
Photos Prove Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom, Henceforth Known as ‘Ploom,’ Are Officially a Thing
Rumors about Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom’s romantic relationship have been filling the darker corners of the internet since they were photographed whispering simple sentences to each other at the Golden Globes, but until today, no clear photos of Ploom engaging in public displays of affection have been published.
Chaz Bono: It’s Wrong To Say That I Was Born A Girl
Some people say that nothing that’s ever happened to you is lost; it’s always accessible somewhere. In a sense, that’s true for actor, author and LGBT activist Chaz Bono. But in another sense, he says, it’s not. Speaking with Oprah for an interview on “Oprah: Where Are They Now?”, Chaz opened up about how presenting as female in his past has impacted his relationships with women.