Hilary Swank’s Tear-Jerker P.S. I Love You Is Getting a Sequel 13 Years Later

Nearly 13 years after P.S. I Love You first premiered, the beloved tear-jerker is finally getting a sequel.

Variety reported that Alcon Entertainment has acquired the film rights for the sequel, Postscript, from author Cecelia Ahern, who also penned the novel that inspired the 2007 movie. Alcon, the company that produced P.S. I Love You, will be co-financing and co-producing the new movie alongside Black Label Media, the outlet said.

Hilary Swank stars in the original film as a young widow, Holly, who discovers that her late husband Gerry (Gerard Butler) left a series of letters for her before he died, all with the same ending — “P.S. I love you.” Lisa Kudrow, Kathy Bates and Harry Connick Jr. also appear in the movie, which grossed $156 million worldwide.

Ahern’s follow up to the story finds Holly six years later, when her sister asks her to talk about the letters on her podcast. Holly’s grief then resurfaces as when a group of strangers inspired by the story reach out to her seeking guidance on letters of their own. It’s too soon to tell whether Swank, Butler or any of the original film’s cast will star in the sequel.

The novel Postscript has already been released in the U.K. and Ahern’s native Ireland and is set to hit U.S. shelves in April of this year. When she first announced the book in early 2019, Ahern issued a statement about the importance of the new book for her.

“A deeply emotional project for me, Postscript is the PS to my PS and while it is a sequel, it is also a story that stands alone about living a purposeful life in the face of illness, grief and loss,” the author wrote. “I hope that new readers and PS, I Love You fans alike will embrace Holly’s new journey.”

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Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy back among favourites to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond | The Irish Post

PEAKY BLINDERS star Cillian Murphy is back in the running to replace Daniel Craig as James Bond hen the actor vacates the role after the next 007 outing.

The Cork native is a serious contender to become only the second Irishman to play the world-famous secret agent, following on from Pierce Brosnan’s seven-year stint as Bond.

Murphy remains a popular choice among Bond fans, thanks to his breakout turn as Tommy Shelby on the hit Birmingham-set television drama series, Peaky Blinders.

And it would appear someone in the know is backing the Irishman to take up the role.

Irish bookmaker BoyleSports has been forced to slash the odds of Murphy replacing Craig from 20/1 to a much more palatable 14/1.

Betting movements of this kind can sometimes be an indication of impending casting news.

It’s not the first time Murphy has been linked with a major blockbuster movie role.

Back in the mid-2000s, he came close to landing the part of Batman in Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins, only to lose out to Welshman Christian Bale.

The 28 Days Later star ended up being cast as the comic book film’s central villain, The Scarecrow and his career has gone from strength to strength since.

While James Norton remains the bookmaker’s favourite at 11/8, Murphy would be a popular choice.

His case could be further enhanced should Christopher Nolan agree to direct the next instalment.

Bond producers are keen admirers of Nolan’s talents while the British filmmaker has so far refused to rule out helming a 007 movie.

Nolan is a keen admirer of the Irishman’s talents having previously cast Murphy in Batman Begins and Inception.

Sarah Kinsella, spokesperson for BoyleSports said: “According to reports, James Norton is trying to get a deal signed off which has sparked his price cut into 11/8 from 13/8, but Cork star Cillian Murphy is attracting support too in the race to replace Daniel Craig.

“He is now 14/1 from 20/1 after a handful of bets arrived on Tuesday for the Peaky Blinder.”

No Time To Die, Craig’s final outing as 007, is set to be released in April.

A replacement has yet to be announced.

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Dairy farmer schools Joaquin Phoenix after Oscars anti-milk tirade: ‘We feed the world … and what do you do?’


 

A Wisconsin dairy farmer is hitting back after Joaquin Phoenix bashed the dairy industry during his acceptance speech for Best Actor at the Oscars Sunday night, WISN-TV reported.

Tom Oberhaus, who has a degree in dairy science from Ohio State University and previously served as a director on the Waukesha County Farm Bureau, said he didn’t watch the Oscars and didn’t even know who Phoenix was until news of the speech circulated among dairy farmers like him.

“I think that we’ve become very disconnected from the natural world,” Phoenix said in his scattered remarks about injustice, love, and various other subjects. “We feel entitled to artificially inseminate a cow, and when she gives birth we steal her baby, even though her cries of anguish are unmistakable. And then we take her milk that’s intended for her calf and we put it in our coffee and our cereal,” he added.

That didn’t sit well with Oberhaus, who was quick to point out that Phoenix was speaking from ignorance.

“We just wave it off and go, ‘Hey, ding-dong, you don’t have any idea what’s going on here at the farm,'” Oberhaus said. “I mean I’d love it if he’d come out here for a couple hours — that would be awesome. That’s an invite, Mr. Phoenix. C’mon out. See what life is like on the farm.”

But Oberhaus wasn’t done there. He went on to throw a barb of his own at the Hollywood actor for letting his ignorance turn into self-righteous judgment.

“You know, we feel we have real important jobs in the world, we help feed the world. It’s kind of important that people have food to eat. And what do you do, Mr. Phoenix? Oh yeah, you entertain people. OK,” he said shrugging.

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Event Horizon Remake Reportedly In The Works, Milla Jovovich Eyed

In what will surely be music to the ears of many, we’re hearing today that a remake of the 1997 sci-fi horror movie Event Horizon is on the cards. This is a separate project from the recently announced TV series, we’re told, and better yet, the hope is to get not only Paul W.S. Anderson back to direct, but have Resident Evil star Milla Jovovich take one of the lead roles.

At least, that’s according to WGTC’s sources, who’ve previously told us that a new Scream movie was in the worksLethal Weapon 5 is moving forward with Danny Glover and Mel Gibson and Bill Murray would return for Ghostbusters: Afterlife, all of which ended up being correct. And while the details we’ve been given end there, this is certainly exciting news.

For those unfamiliar with the original cult classic, Event Horizon sees a spaceship vanish during a test procedure in which they’re trying to create artificial black holes. It soon re-appears, but the rescue mission sent after them finds that the re-materialized ship was really transported to a hell-like dimension, picking up an evil presence while there and returning with it on board. From that point on, all kinds of horrors ensue.

It may have struggled a bit at the box office, but Event Horizon really found an audience on home video and remains a fan favorite to this day. It’s unknown how closely to the original this remake will hew, but if Anderson does indeed return, we imagine it’ll be pretty faithful. Which means we should expect lots of blood and gore.

Tell us, though, what do you think of an Event Horizon remake? Is it too much given that we already have a TV show coming? Or is there room for both in our lives? Sound off down below with your thoughts and watch this space for more.

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Rick Moranis Confirmed To Return For Honey I Shrunk The Kids Sequel – UNILAD

Rick Moranis Confirmed To Return For Honey I Shrunk The Kids Sequel

by : Emily Brown on : 12 Feb 2020 18:59
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Rick Moranis is officially confirmed to return for a Honey, I Shrunk The Kids sequel.

The new film, Shrunk, is set to be a follow-up to the beloved 1989 film, telling the story of Wayne Szalinski’s son, who is now grown up and aspiring to be a scientist like his father.

Moranis played Wayne in Honey, I Shrunk The Kids, and when Shrunk was announced there was much speculation as to whether he would come out of retirement and return to the role.

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Now, both Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter have confirmed the actor has closed a deal with Disney to bring his character back to the silver screen.

Moranis stepped away from the spotlight in 1997 to focus on raising his children. He has not appeared in a major live-action film since the 1997 sequel Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves, so fans of the franchise will no doubt be delighted with the news of his return.

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According to Disney news site DisInsider, the pitch for the new film reads:

Aware that the family ties have loosened over time but seemingly afraid to confront anyone directly. [Wayne] has been tinkering alone in his attic for decades, dealing with the grief of losing his wife.

When we first meet him, he has accidentally shrunk himself and is flying around on a shrunken drone — seemingly lost in a continuous of tinkering and experimenting that often puts himself and his family in jeopardy.

He later reveals he shut himself away to try and invent a solution to help shrink [wife] Diane’s cancer but found it hard to cope when he ran out of time.

His guilt and shame is palpable. Through the crisis of the kids getting shrunk, the truth emerges and the bonds begin to redevelop between him and his kids.

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Shrunk is also set to star Josh Gad, who voiced the beloved snowman Olaf in Frozen, with David Hoberman producing and Todd Rosenberg penning the script.

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[VIDEO] Actor Corey Feldman Will Name Hollywood Child Sex Predators During Livestream Documentary

Former child star Corey Feldman has been a vocal critique of the Hollywood pedophile culture and has spoken out about his own abuse at the hands of the movie industry’s powerful elites.

But his attempts at naming the names of the biggest offenders and abusers of children in Hollywood have been censored.

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So, he’s come up with a plan. He will do a one-time “Livestream” documentary, where he will name the child sex offenders who he is aware of in Hollywood.

You can watch his video clip below:

EXCLUSIVE 1ST LOOK WORLD PREMIER TRAILER OF #MYTRUTHDOC ONLY AVAILABLE HERE @YouTube& AS SEEN ON @enews #CHANGEISCOMING #MYTRUTHISCOMING #Kids2 Corey Feldman’s “(my) TRUTH: The Rape Of 2 Corey’s” Official Trailer … https://t.co/qa89sAy5Wi via @YouTube

— Corey Feldman (@Corey_Feldman) February 11, 2020

American Mirror reported that Feldman, the 1980s teen heartthrob best known for his roles in the Gremlins, The Goonies, and Stand By Me, has long spoken out about the horrific sex abuse he faced as a child actor decades ago. He’s written best-selling books about the traumatic experiences he faced alongside best friend and fellow child actor Corey Haim.

But previous attempts to expose child sex predators in Tinsel Town have been edited and censored to protect the abusers, and Feldman’s newest project “(My) Truth: The Rape of 2 Coreys” is expected to change that dynamic.

“In 2007 on a show called ‘The 2 Corey’s’ Haim & Feldman first opened up publicly about the abuse they endured as children in the industry. Shortly after the show’s finale, in a private conversation off camera, Feldman made Haim a promise that if Haim were to die first, Feldman would find a way to get his whole story exposed and would try to bring both of their abusers to justice,” according to the YouTube description.

“Feldman first wrote a book to honor that promise. COREYOGRAPHY became a NY Times Best Selling title, but due to legal worries, the publisher demanded that the names were changed to protect the alleged abusers. After a decade of attempting various ways of getting his TRUTH told, Corey spent the past 3 years using his own money, to finance this timely film of the utmost importance, so that he could finally get his story told the way he intended to tell it. UNcut UNcensored, UNedited, and RAW.”

God Bless Corey Feldman for his tireless work to expose these monsters.

Let’s hope his words don’t fall on deaf ears and something is actually done to stop these elitist monsters from abusing children.

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Sophie Turner ‘pregnant’: Game of Thrones star, 23, and Joe Jonas, 30, ‘expecting first child’  | Daily Mail Online

Game of Thrones stars Sophie Turner and her singer husband Joe Jonas are expecting a baby, according to a new report.

The 23-year-old English actress married the Jonas Brother star, 30, in a whirlwind ceremony in Las Vegas in May before exchanging vows for a second time in Europe in July.  

‘The couple is keeping things very hush hush but their friends and family are super excited for them,’ a source tells Just Jared

Happy: Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas, seen here in London on February 4, are expecting a baby, according to a new report 

Another insider added: ‘Sophie has decidedly been choosing outfits to wear on and off the carpet to accommodate her changing body.’

DailyMail.com has contacted Sophie’s spokesperson for comment. 

Joe and Sophie, who is best known for playing Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones, shocked fans when they held a surprise wedding in Las Vegas less than two hours after attending the Billboard Music Awards in May.

Their DJ pal Diplo livestreamed the ceremony – without their permission – and showed the pair exchanging vows while an Elvis Presley impersonator officiated. 

Joe later admitted his own parents found out about his Vegas wedding on the internet.  

Power couple: The pair, seen here at the Grammy Awards in January, married in a whirlwind ceremony in Las Vegas in May before exchanging vows for a second time in Europe in July

Rock a ruffle skirt like Sophie in Louis Vuitton

Sophie Turner is an ambassador for Parisian label Louis Vuitton, so it came as no surprise to see the successful actress taking to the Grammy Awards red carpet in a head-to-toe Louis Vuitton look.

Her Grammys outfit came straight off the SS20 runway and features a sleeveless vest tucked into a fun frill mini skirt.

We love how these pieces look beyond glamorous together, yet could be worn separately day-to-day.

Straight from the 80s, a ruffle skirt adds a cool retro feel to any outfit, and is a great alternative to the ultra-tight bodycon styles.

You can’t shop the piece online yet, but click right for more from the luxury label. Or, head to the edit below for a lineup of our favourite lookalikes.

He said at the time: ‘They did find out online. Well, in my mind, you know, that was the legal portion of the marriage. So I was thinking, like, ‘Look, this is not the most important day’ There’s an important day, I mean, I’ll keep private, but ahead of us. So we were, like, this is just whoever’s in town.’ 

Sophie said her father was thrilled at her choice of husband.  

She said: ‘My dad was beyond pleased when I married a musician because it was always kind of, “You have to marry a rugby player or a musician.” So I got one of them right … He’s getting into the Jonas Brothers. They weren’t his demographic, but he’s getting into them now and he loves them and the new music is fantastic.’

Pretty in pink: Sophie stunned at the SAG Awards on January 19

The pair married again in front of family and friends at an intimate ceremony at Le Chateau de Tourreau in July in Sarrians, France. 

Sophie’s maid of honour was her co-star and best friend Maisie Williams whilst Joe’s brothers Nick and Kevin attended with their wives, Priyanka Chopra and Danielle Jonas respectively. 

Wilmer Valderrama and his girlfriend Amanda Pacheco were also joined at the wedding reception by fellow guests Ashley Graham and husband Justin Ervin. 

After being been married for just a few weeks, Sophie said she was still getting used to calling Joe her husband. 

Mrs. Jonas: Sophie and Joe married in front of family and friends at an intimate ceremony at Le Chateau de Tourreau in July in Sarrians, France as the bride wore a custom Louis Vuitton gown

She admitted: ‘I keep going from boyfriend, to fiance, to husband. I can’t figure out what to say! … It’s early days but we’re very happy.’

 Sophie and Joe have been together since late 2016; the pair met through mutual friends and kicked things off by DMing each other.

They sparked dating rumors when they attended a Kings of Leon concert in the Netherlands in late 2016. They got engaged in 2017, a year after their first date.

Sophie later told Harper’s Bazaar: ‘We had a lot of mutual friends and they’d been trying to introduce us for a long time. We were following each other on Instagram and he direct-messaged me one fine day, out of the blue.’

Rumours that they were an item first swirled when they were seen cosying up at the MTV EMAs in November 2016, pictured on several occasions afterwards at various other events.

Out of nowhere! Before that they tied the knot in a surprise Las Vegas ceremony in May

Making a splash: DJ Diplo took to his Instagram Story to share videos from the nuptials just hours after the 2019 Billboard Music Awards were held in the same city

Dressed for the occasion: Sophie wore a white jumpsuit and long veil while Joe had on a suit with a white rose in the buttonhole

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jonas: Photos of the newlyweds posing on the hood of the pink Caddy wearing pink tinted glasses were shared via social media after their Vegas wedding

The pair then made it ‘Insta-official’ in January 2017, when Sophie shared a snap of Joe smoking a cigar on a boat in Miami.

When questioned at the Golden Globes about it by Extra TV host Mario Lopez, Sophie just said: ‘I’m not saying anything… I’m very happy.’

They were seen in March 2017 for Paris Fashion Week, holding hands, and then Sophie spoke about Joe in a chat with Marie Claire, discussing what it’s like to be in a celebrity coupling.

‘You do feel like you’re living in a fishbowl… It’s frustrating [that] it’s the most mundane things that make the news – how boring! There are really no other headlines?’ she vented.

Sweet: The happy couple rung in the New Year together with a kiss as The Jonas Brothers performed at Fontainebleu in Miami

In July 2017 she told The Sunday Times, ‘I’m in a relationship, but it’s a very private relationship’, and that autumn the pair adopted a husky puppy together, Porky Basquiat.

They became engaged shortly after, in October 2017, with Sophie saying in an interview afterwards: ‘It’s lovely to be engaged. Not like I achieved anything, but I found my person, like I’d find a house that I love and want to stay in forever. There’s a sense of peace that comes with finding your person.’

She told Rolling Stone in March 2019: ‘I was fully preparing myself to be single for the rest of my life. I think once you’ve found the right person, you just know.

‘I feel like I’m much older a soul than I am in age. I feel like I’ve lived enough life to know. I’ve met enough guys to know – I’ve met enough girls to know. I don’t feel 22. I feel like 27, 28.

‘Everyone experiments. It’s part of growing up. I love a soul, not a gender.’

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Jim Carrey is dubbed a ‘sleazebag’ after interview with female journalist | Daily Mail Online

Jim Carrey has been dubbed a ‘sleazebag’ after he told a female journalist that the she was the ‘only thing left to do’ on his bucket list. 

Charlotte Long interviewed the actor during a promotional junket for Sonic The Hedgehog.

She asked the 58-year-old what goals he still had left to accomplish in his life, to which Carrey replied: ‘Just you.’ 

Awkward: Jim Carrey has been slammed as a ‘sleazebag’ after a comment he made to a female journalist who asked him about his ‘bucket list’ 

In a video of the interview, the Heat magazine reporter laughs and says: ‘I don’t know what to say to that,’ with Jim replying: ‘Just own it’. 

Carrey provoked fury from social media users, with one saying they ‘lost respect’ for the Dumb and Dumber star. 

One user wrote: ‘Such a huge fan of @JimCarrey but lost respect for him today. This is really unacceptable, I wish and hope he apologises to you.’

Another said: ‘Unfortunately it turns out Jim Carrey is a massive sleazebag.’

Another user added: ‘Why is this kind of thing still going on? Well handled, you’re a legend.’

MailOnline has contacted Heat magazine for comment. 

Comment: Charlotte Long, a journalist for Heat magazine,asked the actor what he still had left on his bucket list and he replied: ‘Just you’ 

Response: The moment, which was caught on video, has provoked a reaction from social media users who thought the actor was being ‘creepy’ 

It comes after Carrey was branded ‘rude’ and ‘awkward’ when he joked that Margot Robbie had a successful career thanks to her good looks. 

JIM CARREY’S COMMENTS IN FULL

Charlotte Long: In the film, Sonic has a bucket list, and I was wondering, with all you’ve done  in your career and your life, is there anything still left on your bucket list? 

Jim Carrey: Just you 

CL: Oh, wow 

JC: That’s it. It’s all done now

CL: I don’t know what to say to that

JC: Just own it 

CL: Err, ok, I’m owning it now  

The film star made the remark when they appeared on a recent edition of The Graham Norton Show. 

He gushed over Margot, saying: ‘It’s incredible that you’ve got as far as you have with your obvious physical disadvantages.

‘It’s unbelievable, it’s really something. That’s pure talent right there!’ 

Margot appeared to take the joke in good humour as she laughed at the quip Jim had made, but viewers were not as convinced as they branded the interaction ‘rude’, ‘awkward’, and ‘creepy.’

Taking to Twitter to share their disdain for the actor’s remark, one wrote: ‘That joke Jim Carrey make towards Margot Robbie about her looks and talent was so awkward. Kudos to her for just laughing and taking it on the chin, I’d have slapped him.’

‘Rude and downright embarrassing’: Jim was recently blasted fans for joke implying Margot Robbie’s successful career is thanks to her looks (pictured in Wolf Of Wall Street)

While another added: ‘Margot Robbie was my spirit animal tonight with her barely concealed disdain for the rude, manic and downright embarrassing Jim Carey (sic).’

Continuing that sentiment, one viewer said: ‘Well I for one think @MargotRobbie was very gracious in the face of huge condescension and blatant rudeness from Jim Carey (sic)’

Another hit out at the star by writing: ‘Jim Carey basically telling Margot Robbie her career is based on her looks. To her actual face. What?! She looked a bit blind sided.’

The reaction to Jim’s joke wasn’t all negative though, as some viewers defended it and said he was ‘commending’ the actress, rather than trying to offend her.

Joke: The actor took a moment to gush over Margot, saying: ‘It’s incredible that you’ve got as far as you have with your obvious physical disadvantages’

In response to a fan hitting out at the actor, one claimed: ‘Jim Carrey was genuinely commending Margot Robbie – the comment about her making it despite obvious physical disadvantages was a secondary afterthought.

‘If he was scorning anyone, it was Hollywood, of whom Jim is famously critical – not Margot, whom he was clearly complimenting.’

Another said: ‘The fact it was said in jest makes it a joke? One Margot Robbie herself laughed at but one you are feeling you have to be offended on her behalf for?

Reaction: There was a mixed response to Jim’s joke about Margot’s physical appearance

‘You’re right though, and we’re all wrong, including Margot Robbie. Liberal feminist Jim Carey is actually a sexist now right? (sic)’

Jim’s new film follows titular character Sonic The Hedghog, voiced by Ben Schwartz, as he tries to navigate Earth with his newfound human friend Tom Wachowski, played by James Marsden.

They head on a comedy-filled adventure in order to prevent the evil Dr. Robotnik (Carrey) from capturing Sonic and using his powers for world domination.

Joke: Margot appeared to take the joke in good humour as she laughed at the quip Jim had made, but viewers were not as convinced as they branded the interaction ‘rude’ 

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Macaulay Culkin Defends Friendship With Michael Jackson in New Interview

Macaulay Culkin has spoken out about his childhood relationship with Michael Jackson, maintaining that the late pop star never engaged in inappropriate or abusive behavior.

In a new interview with Esquire, the Home Alone star was upfront about his friendship with the Thriller singer. “I’m gonna begin with the line—it’s not a line, it’s the truth: He never did anything to me,” the actor commented. “I never saw him do anything. And especially at this flash point in time, I’d have no reason to hold anything back. The guy has passed on. If anything—I’m not gonna say it would be stylish or anything like that, but right now is a good time to speak up. And if I had something to speak up about, I would totally do it. But no, I never saw anything; he never did anything.”

The two were publicly known to be close, but that bond has been under renewed scrutiny following the release Leaving Neverland, which re-examined Jackson’s past relationships with underage boys. However, Culkin insisted that he and the pop star (who was 22 years his senior) had only a platonic friendship, stemming from similar childhood upbringings. Jackson later named Culkin the godfather of his daughter, Paris, and the two have remained close over the years. According to Esquire, they even have matching spoon tattoos.

The last time Culkin saw Michael Jackson was at the Santa Barbara County Superior Courthouse in 2005. Culkin was testifying on Jackson’s behalf after he had been charged with intoxicating and molesting a 13-year old boy (he was later acquitted). The actor ran into Jackson in the bathroom, and the pop star allegedly told Culkin, “We better not talk. I don’t want to influence your testimony.”

Yet after all these, and as more allegations of wrongdoing have come to light, Culkin is still willing to go to bat for Jackson:

“Here’s a good Michael Jackson story that doesn’t involve Michael Jackson at all: I ran into James Franco on a plane. I’d bumped into him two or three times over the years. I give him a little nod as we’re putting our bags overhead. Hey, how you doing? Good, how ya doing? And it was right after the Leaving Neverland documentary came out, and he goes, ‘So, that documentary!’ And that was all he said. I was like, ‘Uh-huh.’ Silence. So then he goes, ‘So what do you think?’ And I turned to him and I go, ‘Do you wanna talk about your dead friend?’ And he sheepishly went, ‘No, I don’t.’ So I said, ‘Cool, man, it was nice to see you.’ ”

Read the full interview over at Esquire.

Overall public opinion concerning Jackson’s lasting legacy remains split, with artists like Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross, and T.I. voicing their support of the singer, while others including Drake and “Weird Al” Yankovic have pulled all trace of his pop hits from their concerts. Disney has removed the Jackson-featuring episode of The Simpsons from its Disney+ streaming platform, and a number of radio stations have ceased airing Jackson’s music altogether.

Meanwhile, a recently premiered musical called For the Glove ties Jackson’s allegedly abusive behavior to an alien-shaped glove that lusts after “virgin boy blood.”

Macaulay Culkin Defends Friendship With Michael Jackson in New Interview
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NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade Says He Fully Backs His 12-Year-Old Son’s ‘Transition’ To a Girl

Former NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade says he’s fully supportive of his 12-year-old son’s “transition” into becoming a girl, telling Ellen DeGeneres on “The Ellen Show” this week, just before his wife, actress Gabrielle Union, posted a video introducing “Zaya” to the world.

“When our child comes home with a question, when our child comes home with an issue, when our child comes home with anything, it’s our job as parents to listen to that, to give them the best information we can, the best feedback we can,” Wade told DeGeneres. “And that doesn’t change because sexuality is now involved.”

On Tuesday, Union posted a video to social media introducing “Zaya,” who was born Zion.

“Meet Zaya,” Union posted along with the clip. “She’s compassionate, loving, whip smart and we are so proud of her. It’s Ok to listen to, love & respect your children exactly as they are. Love and light good people.”
 

Meet Zaya. She’s compassionate, loving, whip smart and we are so proud of her. It’s Ok to listen to, love & respect your children exactly as they are. Love and light good people. pic.twitter.com/G2lLVdD2VT

— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) February 11, 2020

“What’s the point of even being on this earth if you’re going to try to be someone you’re not?” the newly-renamed Zaya said in the video. “It’s like you are not even living as yourself, which is the dumbest concept to me. Be true, and don’t really care what the ‘stereotypical’ way of being you is.”

Zion-turned-Zaya joins a slew of other celebrity-born kids who’ve decided (or, in many cases, had it decided for them) to “transition” to the opposite gender. Other notables include Charlize Theron’s 7-year-old biological son Jackson, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s daughter Shiloh (now “John”), Cynthia Nixon’s “son” Samuel, Warren Beatty’s biological daughter Stephen, and Cher’s daughter “Chastity,” now a transgender man named “Chaz.” 

(Cover Photo: Flickr / Keith Allison)

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