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Online harassment is plaguing more victims

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Despite certain steps taken by tech companies, 35 percent of those surveyed are still looking for them to combat online harassment with better policies and tools - saying it's the most effective way to address the issue. Other forms of harassment include "purposeful embarrassment", "stalking", "physical threats" and sexual harassment. Finally, 35 percent of women who had experiencedonline harassment of any type described their experiences as "extremely" or "very" upsetting, compared to only ... Read More »

'Newlyweds' producer spills on Nick and Jessica's marriage

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She recently managed to poke a little fun at herself, and at Whole Foods, when they had a similar mix-up. "The only thing they really had in common was their music", Kolinsky explained. I remember there was a scene where there was a dead mouse by their pool and it had been dead for a while. "I truly believe the whole " chicken & fish" situation was accurate". Read More »

American public to President Trump: Leave our national monuments alone

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke talks with reporters at the Katahdin Woods And Waters National Monument near Staceyville, Maine. Zinke, who will review the comments and make a recommendation later this summer, has already endorsed shrinking the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument in Utah , established by President Barack Obama previous year. Read More »

'The L Word' Sequel In the Works!

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Don't worry-Bette ( Jennifer Beals ), Shane ( Kate Moennig ) and Alice ( Leisha Hailey ) are coming back, too. Fresh off the (fashionable) heels of EW's reunion , we've learned that Showtime is now developing another season of its hit lesbian drama The L Word . Read More »

China says USA has apologized for name gaffe

Meeting in Germany ahead of a G20 summit, Xi told South Korean President Moon Jae-in that China upheld maintaining the peace and stability of the peninsula, and that all sides should strictly abide by U.N. Meeting with May, the British leader, Trump pointed to their "special relationship", and said the two countries were working on a trade agreement. We are developing, and have developed, a wonderful relationship. Read More »

Disney Having Trouble Casting Aladdin's Leading Roles

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According to THR , the reason why casting Aladdin is so hard is because Disney is 110% set on nailing the casting, given how iconic the beloved hero is. To help move things along, Disney has brought on two movie-musical veterans to consult during the casting process: Marc Platt, who worked on Disney's forthcoming Mary Poppins Returns , and Chris Montan, who served as an executive music producer on Disney's Pocahontas, Toy Story, Hercules , and Frozen . Read More »

George RR Martin working on 'Who Fears Death' TV adaptation

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Building off is enormous success with " Game of Thrones ", HBO has optioned yet another genre novel: Nnedi Okorafor's " Who Fears Death ", victor of the 2011 World Fantasy Award for best novel. We got some big news on the HBO fantasy-novel-adaptation beat today, some that was only tangentially related to George RR Martin . In a genre often criticized for a lack diversity, Who Fears Death would be a rare entry that is nothing but diverse. Read More »

'Bato' not in favor of 5-year Mindanao martial law

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This was the military's response to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's statement that martial law should be extended for five years, as the 60-day limit looms. "Now Duterte listens to it to tell him when it will be over", it added. The Indian embassy also released a press statement expressing the solidarity of her people with the Filipino people in their fight against terrorism and offered assistance to support the rehabilitation of the embattled city that caused the displacement of more ... Read More »

Trump congratulates Iraqi PM on Mosul 'victory'

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Also Monday, the United Nations said that of the more than 897,000 people displaced from Mosul, thousands will probably not be able to return because of "extensive damage caused during the conflict". In Baghdad, Shiite politician Karim al-Nouri warned that defeating IS in Mosul doesn't mean that "terrorism" is finished and urged the government to review its policies for dealing with Sunni areas of the country to "avoid previous mistakes that led to the emergence" of IS. Read More »

'Game of Thrones' producers don't tolerate spoilers, even from the cast

But although things have "definitely tightened up" now that it's gone off-book, Thrones was always one of the most spoiler-phobic shows on TV. Gemma recently revealed her audition for Game of Thrones was a little humiliating because she misunderstood what she was supposed to do while acting out a test scene with her onscreen brother, played by Alfie Allen . Read More »

Wonder Woman headed to Cold War for sequel

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Adding to that, Chris Pine's Steve Trevor is slated to return in these plans - despite his presumed death (although, admittedly open-ended) at the end of the first film. Patty Jenkins (who directed the first movie but still isn't signed on for the sequel) is now developing the script with executive producer Geoff Johns , so none of this is confirmed. Read More »

Things To Know About Ben Affleck's New Girlfriend Lindsay Shookus

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Leaving the eatery, Ben held a bag of leftovers while he and Lindsay both clutched drinks to-go. "They were having secret rendezvous every time he came in to New York City and other places too", another source said. "They didn't hide. They would use the Mandarin Oriental [hotel]". Be that as it may, she is also a dedicated mother to the three kids she shares with Affleck . Read More »

The Muppets' Kermit the Frog finds a new voice

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There's no word why Whitmire is quitting or what will happen to his other characters including Rizzo the Rat and The Muppet Newsman. Taking over the role will be Matt Vogel , who will debut as the new Kermit in a Muppets Thought Of The Week video next week, according to online reports. Read More »

Blac Chyna, Rob Kardashian: battle in the court is going on

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It's emerged that they have an unwritten agreement where they each get 50 per cent physical custody and have no plan to get a formal arrangement from the courts. The rapper, who has a son with Chyna, went on to date Kardashian's half-sister Kylie Jenner. Jones allegedly dated Chyna during one of her and Kardashian's break-ups previous year. Read More »

Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor promote Jagga Jasoos in Delhi

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However, censor chief Pahlaj Nihalani defends the film's "U/A" certification arguing, "Let the film release". I won't be attending IIFA this year, but Katrina is performing this year. And after a gap of five years, Ranbir and Anurag are coming together with yet another interesting project, and we can not wait any longer. A still from Jagga Jasoos . Read More »

Alberto Del Rio and Paige Involved in Airport Incident

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On Twitter this afternoon, Paige said that the incident was being misreported and that she and Del Rio actually called the police themselves because a woman got angry and threw a drink at Del Rio. On Saturday night, less than 24 hours before they went to the airport, Alberto lashed out against WWE on Instagram. "My last say on the scandal surrounding my daughter I have just spoken to her over Facebook and I am anxious for her mental health or worse", he wrote. Read More »

Wimbledon: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic question grass surface after player slips

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Dimitrov , the 13th seed from Bulgaria, was supposed to provide a tough test for the third seed on Centre Court . Multiple players have been critical of the condition of the playing surface, among them Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic . "Maybe what I was most happy about is so many people were happy for me, that I actually was able to experience that feeling one more time to win a grand slam ". Read More »

John Oliver to voice Zazu in Lion King remake

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I do think John Oliver is pretty excellent casting for the voice of Zazu. John Oliver will lend his voice to the well-known character in the remake of the movie. I just really hope that we get the news that Jeremy Irons is reprising his role as the villainous Scar for the remake as well because I really think there isn't anyone now who can match that sinister performance. Read More »

But actress refuses help

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When the first clip of Campbell went viral, LL condemned those who published the footage. "If anyone has a contact on Maia pls let me know." he posted on Instagram. Shortly after the video of Maia surfaced, LL chastised the rapper who filmed her on Twitter, saying it was irresponsible to exploit someone who was obviously "having trouble". Read More »

'The Bachelorette' Drama Continues As Rachel Gets Closer To Finding Televised Love

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Rachel says after he admitted to falling for her, she didn't shy away but made her feelings grow even deeper for him. Reflecting on the last four dates , Rachel said she was "honored" that the guys had shown so much emotion ... ET on ABC. Later, they dance and relax at the Victoria Concert Hall. "My family is not going to be the family you want to see", Dean said, because after his mother had died when he was a teen, his dad had become eccentric. Read More »

Shop that sold Euromillion jackpot winning ticket to be revealed today

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The winning lottery ticket purchased in March in Dundee remains unclaimed, according to National Lottery operator Camelot. Andy Carter, senior winners' adviser at the National Lottery, said: "We're delighted that the victor of this awesome prize has now come forward and we hope that they will enjoy their win". Read More »

Officers fatally shoot man who fired from boat

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Bainbridge Island Police Chief Matthew Hammer (above) said the gunman had been firing at the Bainbridge Island shoreline from a boat before officers arrived. Officers then opened fire on the gunman, and he was fatally wounded. The incident happened near Bainbridge Island, Wash ., which a suburb of Seattle. Read More »

Watch Samoa Joe Slam WWE Universal Champ Brock Lesnar Through a Table

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Whether that trickle-down pretense holds water or not, there's no denying what we witnessed at Great Balls of Fire . Will Brock Lesnar assert his dominance against "The Destroyer" or will Samoa Joe prove that he's got what it takes to be one of the few men who have slayed "The Beast"? HUGE boos when Roman Reigns attempts vehicular homicide on Braun. Read More »

The Rock Subject of Presidential Campaign Committee Filed with FEC

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The Hill revealed that Tilford has no obvious connection to Johnson and that the actor is not part of this filing. HuffPost reached out to Tilford for comment and has not heard back. Especially when you disagree with me. In an interview with CSPAN at the time, he spoke about the need to get people to vote, whether they are "a billionaire or the garbage man". Read More »

Marvel sets its cast for New Warriors TV series

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Ever since Stranger Things was a meteoric hit previous year, and the #JusticeforBarb hashtag became a huge trender on Twitter; actress Shannon Purser, who played that series' ill-fated supporting character, had parlayed that role into a self-started campaign to play Marvel's Squirrel Girl in some form or fashion. Read More »

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Announced For Nintendo Switch, Coming Sep 22

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The Switch version was first revealed way back on January 12, but since then, Bandai Namco has been silent on when we can expect it to release. Dragonball Xenoverse 2 will launch for the Nintendo Switch on September 22. While in some cases the things are not working out as expected but, things are starting to look good for Nintendo Switch in the third-party support and now Bandai Namco has confirmed Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Switch. Read More »

Family Of 'True Blood' Actor Nelsan Ellis Reveal Cause Of Untimely Death

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Ellis , who played flamboyant Lafayette Reynolds on the hit HBO vampire show, struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for the several years leading up to his death . From there, he appeared in movies like Secretariat and The Butler , and had just started up a role on TV series Elementary . " True Blood " cast member Joe Manganiello, who played the werewolf Alcide, tweeted that Ellis was "a wonderful person, a pioneer, and a one of a kind artist". Read More »

Ed Sheeran tour tickets selling for 'ten-times' face value

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Tickets for all the United Kingdom shows were initially snapped up within a day after they went on sale on Saturday. Aiken Promotions is advising fans not to purchase tickets via any secondary sellers or any unofficial source. E-tickets/print-at-home tickets do not exist for ANY of the sold-out Ed Sheeran Irish tour dates. They said in a statement: " Aiken Promotions caution fans to beware of fraudulent and invalid tickets and websites. Read More »

Curb Your Enthusiasm season 9 finally has a premiere date

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The network formally revealed the Curb revival with a teaser clip where David, in full Roman garb, mocks the necessity of creating a promo in the first place. But in the blurb underneath the YouTube video, HBO mistakenly said that the show is was coming back on October 10. Following Season 8 of Curb , David starred in and co-wrote the 2013 HBO Films presentation Clear History . Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront II Beta Kicks-Off in October

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EA has announced that the Star Wars Battlefront II Beta will begin on Wednesday, October 4 for those who pre-order the game, with the Open Beta starting two days later on Friday, October 6. Judging by the early screenshots we'd assume that includes Trade Federation tanks and Naboo starfighters. If you're on the fence about Star Wars Battlefront 2 , there's going to be an open beta this October for you to try it out. Read More »