He said: "I had to really examine myself in the mirror this week because a story came out about me on 'SNL' doing an impression of Chris Rock in blackface. … [Read more...] about Jimmy Fallon returns to studio after ‘racist’ scandal as first late-night show to return since stay-at-home orders
The haunting thought for those BBC managers whose careers have been wrecked or interrupted by the Savile scandals is that most of the fallout could have been avoided if just one of the televised tributes to the presenter in late 2011 had included a balancing line of commentary such as, "but, throughout Savile's career, there were allegations of a darker side", followed by a short clip from the Theroux film. But either every senior figure at the BBC last year had strangely forgotten this memorable piece of television or the material would not have fitted the hagiographic format by now favoured for cultural coverage. … [Read more...] about How will the Jimmy Savile affair change the media’s view of celebrities?
As hosts Ben Shephard and Susanna Reid asked if she was doing OK, Ross continued: "Honestly, I had five cups of tea, three shortbread biscuits - which is not good for my diet - and I laughed a lot. … [Read more...] about EastEnders star Pam St Clement hasn’t been able to visit poorly pal Barbara Windsor as she battles Alzheimer’s disease amid fears it may ‘confuse her’
Bad Bunny was a good person for Playboy to highlight. From the start of his career, Martínez has pushed against the expected masculine tropes for a male pop star, combining in-your-face showmanship with an embrace of generational-shifting views on gender. The journey has been sometimes jarring and occasionally clumsy – meshing, as it has, attention-grabbing visuals and nuanced messaging – but ultimately important. Whether appearing on the red carpet in a canary-colored floral tuxedo or dying his hair a shocking bubblegum pink, Martínez has used his public appearances and music videos to express his evolving views on gender. … [Read more...] about Playboy’s Bad Bunny cover is a welcome sign that masculinity is transforming
I didn’t expect to be as close to the leaders as I was when we were jumping the water with a circuit to go, but at the same time I knew we were travelling great, his jumping was foot perfect, the ground was ideal and we were off a nice weight. … [Read more...] about Barry Geraghty: Winning the Aintree Grand National was the greatest moment of my career