How Feminists in China Are Using Emoji to Avoid Censorship

Shortly after the close of this year’s International Women’s Day, China’s Twitter-like service Sina Weibo shut down Feminist Voices. With 180,000 followers, the group’s social media account was one of the most important advocacy channels for spreading information about women’s issues in China, but in an instant, it was gone. A few hours later, the private messaging app WeChat also shuttered an account for the group. The official reasons for…

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The Most Bizarre Items in Russell Crowes Divorce Auction

Russell Crowe’s leather jockstrap, which is coming to auction with an estimate of A$500 to A$600 ($384 to $461), but probably the most esoteric lot in a sale of the actor’s belongings is a dead horse. To be clear, it’s a prop horse from Crowe’s 2000 movie , but it’s life-sized, and “realistically rendered in rubberised material with a textured chestnut faux fur mane,” Source: Sotheby's Australia The auction, which made up…

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20 Photos That Prove Shaquille ONeal is an Actual Giant

Look, we all know that Shaquille O’Neal is a big dude. That’s not new information. But there’s a huge difference (no pun intended) between knowing someone is larger than average and actually seeing the evidence with your own eyes. Without further ado, here are 20 pictures that show Shaq making everyday items (and people!) look like toys. Advertisement via: Imgur Shaq is good friends with actor Kevin Hart. Although looking…

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KUWTK Was Filming When Khlo Kardashian Heard Tristan News AND Gave Birth!

We’ve heard — and seen — a lot about Tristan Thompson and his alleged “serial cheater” ways over the past couple days. But we haven’t heard much from Khloe Kardashian herself. But we will. As she got hit with the news of the infidelity and went into labor, the KUWTK cameras were there! Photos: Khloé Kardashian Is Going To Be The BEST Mom! People confirmed the E! flagship reality show…

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Taylor Swift takes us on a trip down memory lane, oh no

Craig Wiseman and surprise guest Taylor Swift perform onstage at Bluebird CafeImage: john shearer/Getty Images for 13 Management Taylor Swift is getting back to her roots — for, uh, one night only. The singer made a surprise appearance at Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, Tenn. — the cafe where she was broke out as a star — on Saturday night. Fans in the crowd and on the internet soaked up all…

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Bill Cosby paid accuser $3.38 million in 2006 settlement, prosecutors say

(CNN)Bill Cosby paid $3.38 million to the woman who said that he drugged and assaulted her as part of a 2006 civil settlement, prosecutors said in opening statements of his trial on Monday. Constand reported the alleged assault to police in 2005, but no criminal charges were filed at the time. She and Cosby settled a civil lawsuit in 2006. Although parts of that settlement have been made public —…

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Michelle Obama used a delicious parenting analogy to explain Trump’s presidency.

Former first lady Michelle Obama knows about healthy eating. And sometimes that means telling your kids to eat their veggies. Michelle and Barack both obviously love their kids. But being the “good parent,” as she has dubbed her husband, is like being a good president; it’s not all fun and games. She used the apt parenting analogy during her speech at a women’s leadership conference on April 5, 2018, to…

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The way Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan announced their separation is super refreshing.

By now, you’ve probably heard that Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan are no longer a couple. The news dominated social media feeds the morning of April 3. And even if you’re not the kind of person who goes in for celebrity couples — Me? I remember where I was when Brad and Jen announced their split — it’s probably been impossible to ignore the inevitable headlines pronouncing that the Tatum-Dewan…

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This celeb’s video gave 5 solutions to end gun violence. None of them included gun reform.

Image via Jake Paul/YouTube. It’s going to take a lot more than one YouTube video to end school shootings. But it appears that Logan Paul’s brother Jake was willing to take the first step. While Logan Paul made headlines for uploading an insensitive video featuring a dead man hanging in Japan’s notorious suicide forest, Jake Paul is generating media buzz for a whole different reason: guns. On March 12, YouTuber…

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Women Are Posting Reasons Why They Dont Take Their Husbands Name, And Chrissy Teigen Has The Best Response

Chrissy Teigen has become somewhat renowned for her witty, sassy comments on Twitter, and her latest reply is no exception. It all started with a viral tweet that said: “I’d really like to hear the reasoning behind women who won’t take their husband’s last name.” Good question right? Plenty of people clearly thought so, as it ignited a lively and positive debate and was widely shared. One of the things…

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Nazi From Sieg Heil Taylor Swift Vid Arrested on Weapons Charge

A neo-Nazi who became a C-list meme celebrity for singing a cringeworthy rendition of Dixie was arrested Friday on federal weapons charges. Heon Hank Jong Yoo of Tyler, Texas is 24-year-old white supremacist of Korean descent, who is most famous for videos in which he brandished a sword in front of a Confederate flag and declared sieg heil Taylor Swift. While those videos, which went viral on Facebook and Twitter,…

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Twitter Is LOVING The Thought Of Kim Kardashian Spitting On Tristan Thompson At The Hospital

Maybe that’s As seen here: BIG NEWS: #KimKardashianWest SPIT on #TristenThompson #TristanThompson at hospital over #cheatig scandal #BlackTwitter #KUWTK #KimKardashian #KhloeKardashian #MomLife #KhloeBaby #CelebrityBabies #MomLife #LaniBlair pic.twitter.com/su6Ba2N9Y7 — BlackPressRadio (@BlackPressRadio) April 12, 2018 Of course, this tweet-report is unconfirmed, but that isn’t stopping the Twitterverse from expressing excitement over the idea of Khloé Kardashian‘s baby daddy getting just desserts: Me finding out @KimKardashian spit on @RealTristan13 #PleaseBeTrue 🙌🏼 pic.twitter.com/E7an3DZ94M —…

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Bill Cosby is on trial again. But a lot has changed since his mistrial last year

(CNN)Less than a year after his trial ended in a hung jury, Bill Cosby will again stand trial on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. This time, Cosby faces a different landscape, including the pressure of the #MeToo movement, the testimony of as many as five other women who claim similar misconduct by Cosby and his own new team of aggressive defense attorneys. Those key differences are likely to make…

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Trump and ‘Roseanne’ are making a conservative case for representation in media

Washington (CNN)The success of the “Roseanne” reboot has thrilled President Donald Trump and his supporters. More than 18 million people tuned in for the revived series’ debut Tuesday on ABC. Trump made a personal phone call to Barr and boasted about her ratings at his rally in Ohio Thursday. Ivanka Trump followed Barr on Twitter and Donald Trump Jr. tweeted his support for the show. Sarah Palin posted a photo…

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Why Americans are obsessed with the British royal family

Los Angeles, California (CNN)There are plenty of folks in the United States who are excited about Prince Harry’s upcoming wedding to actress Meghan Markle. “I had no idea they were so popular here … until I did this show,” Smith said. “They’ve managed to maintain an air of mystery and celebrity somehow, which I think has allowed them to endure, and that sort of mystery is always appealing on some…

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