Author: Ron Dicker

Melissa Etheridge Doesn’t Want To Be Judged For Smoking Pot With Her Kids

THE HUFFINGTON POST Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge seems to believe it’s high time she defended her choice to sometimes smoke pot with her kids. The “Come To My Window” singer caused a stir recently when she said she lit up with her 18-year-old son Beckett and 20-year-old daughter Bailey.  “People will judge my mothering or whatever,” the 55-year-old performer said Wednesday on “Access Hollywood.” “My kids grew up in Southern California. It’s not a crazy thing. It was a decision. It’s not something I do a lot, at all, hardly.” “It was an experience that was kind of family and sacred,” she...

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Chris O’Donnell Recalls That Time Donald Trump Demanded A Part In ‘Scent Of A Woman’

THE HUFFINGTON POST President Donald Trump was apparently once on the scent of a film cameo. Chris O’Donnell told host Conan O’Brien on his show Wednesday that Trump arranged a bit part in the classic movie “Scent of a Woman.” O’Donnell said that Trump had a deal in which he would appear in movies shot on location at the Plaza Hotel in New York City ― which he owned at the time. So one day, new script pages appeared with Trump and then-girlfriend Marla Maples in a scene for “Scent of a Woman,” the 1992 movie in which O’Donnell...

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Here’s Why Donald Trump Won’t Be Watching The Oscars

President Donald Trump likely won’t be watching the Academy Awards on Sunday night because, duh. But we’ll let White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer share the official reason why: I think Hollywood is known for being rather far to the left in its opinions, and I’ve got to be honest with you, I think the president will be hosting the Governors’ Ball that night. Mrs. Trump looks forward to putting on a phenomenal event. And the first lady’s put a lot of time into this event, in welcoming our nation’s governors to the capital, and I have a feeling that’s where the president and first lady are going to be focused on Sunday night. MARK RALSTON via Getty ImagesDonald Trump and his wife Melania are shown attending the 2011 Academy Awards, but the president apparenlty won’t be tuning in this time around. The former reality star has fired up feuds with the likes of Meryl Streep (who’s nominated) and has also gotten roasted at previous award shows, so he probably isn’t feeling chummy with show business right about now. Plus, given the anti-administration yuks that will likely spill forth at the Oscars, perhaps Trump wants to spare his ego. While he may not tune in, we have a sneaking suspicion that the commander-in-chief won’t tune out what transpires on Oscar night. Got that, Twitter? He apparently hasn’t been such a fan...

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Stephen Colbert Tears Donald Trump To Shreds Over Russian Mess

On Wednesday, Stephen Colbert packed his monologue with zingers aimed at the Trump administration’s questionable relationship with Russia. Referring to reports that Donald Trump’s aides were “in constant touch with senior Russian officials during the campaign,” the “Late Show” host said: “Constant Touch, by the way, is also Trump’s Secret Service code...

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Sarah Silverman Walks Back Tweet Urging Military Coup Against Trump

Comedian Sarah Silverman delved into serious territory when she appeared to call for the military overthrow of President Donald Trump in a tweet. Then early Friday she seemed to offer a conciliatory message, writing that fear can even move peace lovers to incite violence. Silverman drew attention Wednesday night with this missive in a retweet of a post listing activity around the Trump administration. WAKE UP & JOIN THE RESISTANCE. ONCE THE MILITARY IS W US FASCISTS GET OVERTHROWN. MAD KING & HIS HANDLERS GO BYE BYE❤❤❤❤ https://t.co/Y2WZbL012A — Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) February 2, 2017 Silverman’s tweet, whether written in jest or not, caused a stir on her account and in some media outlets. But early Friday the comedian appeared to soften her stance. FEAR can motivate even peacenik snowflakes 2 incite violence & last night I felt it hard. Trying 2 keep in check bc damnit I love u America — Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) February 3, 2017 Silverman originally backed Bernie Sanders in the presidential race, then called for unity behind Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. The Huffington Post reached out to Silverman and a rep early Friday for comment. Suggest a...

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IHOP’s Anti-Hillary Clinton Retweet Makes Customers Blow Their Stack

IHOP has been griddled by customers who took umbrage with an anti-Hillary Clinton retweet that appeared on the pancake chain’s Twitter account over the weekend. The message wished a good morning to everyone ― except those who dispute that the Democratic nominee for president ran a “major garbage campaign,” several outlets noted. On Sunday, IHOP said its account had been hacked, but some customers thought the restaurant was just buttering them up. .@IHOP Was it really a hack? Or did whoever runs your account just RT Pooja? It seems odd to hack IHOP just to RT @poojaslays — Pinko.Snob (@pinko_snob) January 15, 2017 @IHOP i used to eat at your restaurant two times per day. now i will be eating there 0 times per day. don’t lie to your followers about this — rats, so many rats (@sexualjumanji) January 15, 2017 @IHOP well that sucks I was about to take the family to IHOP for that Retweet. Now we’ll have to eat at the hacker’s house. — микологии человек (@mycotechnologst) January 15, 2017 @IHOP funny way of saying your social media person forgot to switch to their personal account but whatever holmes — Aishwarya SSRI (@mycoolaugustine) January 15, 2017 In a statement to the media, IHOP said: “At the core of the IHOP brand is a desire to bring people together and a commitment to creating a warm and...

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