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Nikki Haley Freaks on Hillary at Grammys; But Music Has Always Been Political 2

Nikki Haley Freaks on Hillary at Grammys; But Music Has Always Been Political

Hillary Clinton give an unqualified “up yours” to the Trump administration in her hilarious Grammys skit, prompting acolyte Nikki Haley to go off the rails. But here’s a reality check for Nikki. Music has always been political. The nation has a long history of political protest music, going back, at least in contemporary times, to Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Neil Young and countless others....
Selena Gomez Jeopardizes UN Post With Insulting Mosque Photo (see!) 6

Selena Gomez Jeopardizes UN Post With Insulting Mosque Photo (see!)

Selena Gomez takes great pride in being a UN Ambassador for UNICEF, the agency that advocates for vulnerable children around the world. But her ankle-baring photo at Abu Dhabi’s Grand Mosque could cost her the honorary title. Gomez, 22, posted a photo on her Instagram account showing her hiking up her burka inside the mosque and revealing her leg to mid-thigh. Gomez follows a long list of celebrity ambassadors going back to actor Danny Kaye and Audrey Hepburn in the 1950s. Today the list includes Katy Perry, tennis star Serena Williams, David Beckham, Orlando Bloom, Susan Sarandon and Whoopi Golberg among others....
Emma Watson Faulted on Feminist UN Speech by Unlikely Critic (video) 8

Emma Watson Faulted on Feminist UN Speech by Unlikely Critic (video)

Emma Watson was widely praised for her courageous speech on feminism at the United Nations in September, but “Game of Thrones” actress Maisie Williams had a few problems with it in a new interview. Williams, who is a mere 17, probably views the 24-year-old Harry Potter actress as a bit out of touch \. She told the UK’s Guardian newspaper that she doesn't really identify with what she called Emma’s “First-World feminism.”...
James Franco, Seth Rogen Called 'Terrorists' at UN by North Korea 10

James Franco, Seth Rogen Called ‘Terrorists’ at UN by North Korea

James Franco and Seth Rogen have been branded “terrorists” and their new film “The Interview” is being described as a “war action” in a formal protest by North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to the United Nations. Who knew? Um… well, we did. TheImproper published a spoof last month, in which Kim called the film an act of war and vowed to nuke Hollywood. But, hey, we were only kidding, although we suspected that Kim would react exactly as we called it in our June 12 article. And he has!...
Angelina Jolie Pleads for More Help For Rape Victims in War (video) 12

Angelina Jolie Pleads for More Help For Rape Victims in War (video)

Angelina Jolie, acting as a special envoy for the UN High Commission on Refugees, opened a four-day conference in London today (June 10) focused on ways to help rape victims in war zones and curb such war crimes. She was joined by British Foreign Secretary William Hague and attendees from more than 100 countries, according to the UN. Jolie has taken her work as a special envoy, largely a ceremonial role, very seriously....