He continued: 'It was the best decision I've ever made, and I really owe that to [Marvel chief] Kevin Feige for being persistent and helping me avoid making a giant mistake. To be honest, all the things that I was fearing never really came to fruition.' … [Read more...] about Chris Evans recalls losing the starring role in Fracture to Ryan Gosling after revealing he almost passed on Captain America
He continued: 'It was the best decision I've ever made, and I really owe that to [Marvel chief] Kevin Feige for being persistent and helping me avoid making a giant mistake. To be honest, all the things that I was fearing never really came to fruition.' … [Read more...] about Chris Evans almost turned down the role of Captain America and quit acting after suffering from ‘mini panic attacks’
A preliminary autopsy report revealed that the brutal restraint during his arrest and "underlying health conditions" contributed to Mr Floyd's death Officer Derek Chauvin was arrested and charged with third-degree murder Floyd's grieving girlfriend pleaded for people to demonstrate peacefully because violent riots "would devastate him" President Donald Trump revealed he's spoken with Floyd's mourning family and said the "sad" arrest footage is "an insult to policemen" Former President Barack Obama said Floyd's death "can't be normal in 2020 America" and said Americans "must be better" The White House is on lockdown. The photo below is the door to the briefing room. (I’m stuck inside with many of the press corps finest) There is an intense protest across the street in Lafayette Park. pic.twitter.com/BOfrVL9oL7 … [Read more...] about George Floyd protests explode across America as 19-year-old shot dead, National Guard called in and Army on 4hr standby
John Logsdon, a space historian and professor emeritus at George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute, recalls that the Apollo era did not feel morally superior at the time. “I lived through it and we didn’t perceive ourselves quite in that heroic role. But Trump is a believer in American exceptionalism and that’s been a theme since at least the end of World War Two. … [Read more...] about Trump wants America looking at the stars as he drags it through the gutter
Pakistani actor Uzma Khan assaulted in viral video This story reads like a terrifying soap opera: three women and an entourage of 12 gunmen reportedly entered Khan’s house in Lahore, smashed her stuff, and assaulted her and her sister. Apparently they were angry Khan had had an affair with one of their husbands. Affairs, you know, are always the woman’s fault! The incident was filmed and went viral. Two of the women involved in the attack on the famous actor are apparently the daughters of a powerful Pakistani property magnate, Malik Riaz (not the husband in question), which may be why much of the country’s media has been rather quiet about this. … [Read more...] about If violence isn’t the way to end racism in America, then what is?