Julianne Moore seeks to pull Confederate name from Virginia school
Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore is heading a petition drive to rename her Virginia high school, which honors a Confederate general, and the campaign had gathered nearly 30,000 signatures online on Tuesday. Moore and Academy Award-winning producer Robert Cohen, who both attended J.E.B. Stuart High School in the late 1970s, are asking the Fairfax County School Board to rename the school for civil rights leader and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, according to a Change.org petition....
Justin Bieber look-alike Toby Sheldon found dead in a California Motel 6
"Botched" reality show star Toby Sheldon, who famously paid $100,000 to look like singer Justin Bieber, is dead at age 35. A friend of Sheldon, whose real name was Tobias Strebel, reported him missing on August 18, saying it was unlike him to vanish and news of the disappearance was only widely reported in recent days. RELATED: Toby Sheldon is missing. Authorities actually found Sheldon's body in a San Fernando Valley Motel 6 in Southern California on Aug. 21, police sources told the Los...
Virginia news shooter kills himself after slaying two television journalists on air
A former Virginia television news reporter has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after fatally shooting a local news reporter and cameraman live on air Wednesday morning. Vester L. Flanagan, also known as Bryce WIlliams, died hours after killing WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker, 24, and a cameraman, Adam Ward, 27, during a live television interview in Roanoke, Va. The grisly murder happened at 6:45 a.m. during a live broadcast in Bedford County. Shots could be heard on the video, which sent...
VIDEO: Trump has Univision reporter Jorge Ramos ejected from presser
Donald Trump had famed Mexican-American reporter Jorge Ramos physically pushed out of a news conference Monday night in a move that is sure to exacerbate the Republican frontrunner's already strained relations with Latinos. RELATED: Fox slams Trump for Megyn Kelly tirade. Ramos works for Univision, the massive Spanish-language network that dropped Trump's Miss USA pageant from its broadcast after his now infamous remarks about Mexican immigrants being rapists and drug mules. Trump had Ramos...
VIDEO: Kate Bornstein’s transgender summit talk will blow your mind
If you think you’re all good on transgender politics because you immediately agreed to call Caitlyn Jenner a she, and you think "tranny" is a forbidden curse word, self-described “queer and pleasant danger" Kate Bornstein wants to make things a little bit more difficult. So fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy ride. First off, the New York City author and gender theorist, like many in the transgender world, rejects the idea of hard and fast absolutes, especially when it comes to the...
VIDEO: Tough times for Rosie O'Donnell -- now her dad has died
Last week, Rosie O'Donnell was worried about her missing -- and then found -- daughter Chelsea. This week, she will be burying her dad. Edward Joseph O'Donnell has succumbed to cancer, her spokesman said. He was 81. Rosie O'Donnell's dad was an Irish immigrant who settled on Long Island and was the father of five kids. His wife died of cancer when Rosie was 10, devastating him, she has said. The two had a strained relationship for decades, she told CNN in a 2012 interview with Piers Morgan (see...
VIDEO: Morrissey opens up on his depression: ‘It’s part of being a sensitive, open human'
It was a pairing of icons from two very different worlds and a surprising one at that: Singer and animal rights warrior Morrissey in a sit-down with 81-year-old CNN legend Larry King on his three-year-old independent web talk show. The former Smiths frontman, who went on to a monstrously successful solo career, was exceptionally candid, on everything from his cancer battle (he says his health is “blooming") to his disdain for most politicians. It was his frank talk on depression, however, that...
One Direction split! Fans dragged down as boys plan to go separate ways
We here at Metro were still reeling over Zayn Malik's decision to walk away and now this morning comes this: One Direction is splitting up and the remaining four skinny jean-wearing boys are going their own separate ways. But they'll be back, an inside source tells The Sun. Just a few solo projects starting come March. RELATED: Zayn reviews 'Drag Me Down." No bad blood. Really. Well, stop me if you think you've heard this one before.
VIDEO: Porn stars confess to the grossest things that happened on set
Pornstars live fascinating, fast paced lives full of sex, body parts and lots and lots of poop. That's the running theme of a video that’s been making the rounds of the internet in which porn stars dish on the nastiest, foulest and nightmarish things to happen on set. RELATED: WTF: A Donald Trump butt plug exists, because of course it does “I had this girl, she was in kind of a pile driver position, and I was f-- her with a dildo and my face was like this," one porn actress recounted while...
VINE VID: Ralph the dog tries to hide tater tots in his mouth
This dog is special. You may dare to say that he's one of a kind. Ralph the dog channels his inner chipmunk when he hoards a handful of tater tots in his mouth. RELATED: Cat reacts to having its teeth brushed for first time His human companion asks, "Ralph, did you eat my tater tots?" Since Ralph is a good and honest dog, he opens is mouth and releases his stash onto the floor. Good boy.
VIDEO: Banksy’s twisted Dismaland is freaking us out — in a good way
It’s Bizarro Disneyland — everything Disney’s theme parks are, except the completely dark side opposite. In Weston-super-Mare, a coastal town that they forgot to close down, mysterious British artist Banksy has taken his satirical creativity and political commentary to must-see new heights. Welcome to Dismaland, where nonplussed greeters make visitors feel anything but welcome and a ramshackle castle adds to the foreboding. And where Cinderella is seen hanging out of the window of her...