Hollywood and the Media Really Upset by Ricky Gervais’ Hosting at 2020 Golden Globes

Hollywood and the Media Really Upset by Ricky Gervais’ Hosting at 2020 Golden Globes

Oh, Hollywood and the media – both worlds consisting largely of very vocal liberals – did not take kindly to host Ricky Gervais dressing down of them at all.

I am not an expert on all things Gervais, but I gather from what I have read that he is an atheist and a liberal.

Hollywood types and the liberal media – and most of our journalists are liberal – loathe anyone who is a conservative or who lives in what they dismiss as “fly over country.”

Then your “everyday” liberals on Twitter were throwing a fit, lecturing conservatives, “Hey, you guys DO realize that Gervais is an atheist and a liberal, and he probably wouldn’t agree with your views, right?” -Yeah, we know, and we don’t care.

I’m actually fine with people holding opposing views to mine, so long as they are not unreasonable, rude, or arrogant about it – or hypocritical.

What Gervais did was point out what enormous hypocrites most of Hollywood are, and they did not like it one bit.

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Hollywood Actors Involved in College Admissions Scandal

Hollywood Actors Involved in College Admissions Scandal

And celebrities in Hollywood or the music business like to lecture the rest of us about morality.

Actors, celebrities charged in college admissions scam

James Van Der Beek, Lena Dunham and Other Stars React to College Admissions Scandal 

Hollywood actors, CEOs accused of paying bribes, faking photos to scam U.S. college admissions 

Fake disabilities, photoshopped faces: How feds say celebrities, coaches and scammers got kids into elite colleges

‘Varsity Blues’ star James Van Der Beek, more celebs mock college admissions scandal

$25 mn US college scam: Hollywood actors, CEOs accused of paying bribes

The most sweeping college admissions fraud scheme ever unearthed in the United States was masterminded at a small college-preparation company based in Newport Beach

Nearly 50 people, including actors Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were charged on Tuesday in what federal authorities say was a $25 million scam to help wealthy Americans get their children into elite universities like Yale and Stanford.

The Man Who Ran The College Admissions Scam Used His Charity To Donate $150,000 To His Own Son’s University

William “Rick” Singer used his nonprofit organization — which prosecutors called a “purported charity” to bribe college officials — to donate $150,000 in cash grants to DePaul University where his son was a student.

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Toxic Fan Culture: Michael Jackson Fans

Toxic Fan Culture: Michael Jackson Fans

I have a post prior to this one about toxic fan culture, but after seeing the intense amount of insanity and denial among hordes of online Michael Jackson fans in the build up to the release of the HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland,” and their backlash against the Oprah-Winfrey hosted program “After Neverland,” I wanted to make a post devoted entirely to this particular fandom, rather than amend my previous post on the subject of insane, irrational, unhinged fans.

Some of the Michael Jackson stans are in denial of facts and of how child sexual abuse victims deal with the abuse as they grow older – all this in spite of the fact the MJ stans run about the internet screaming about ‘facts not lying but people do.’

Below are some links about the Toxic Michael Jackson Fan culture – all of this hideous behavior from Michael Jackson fans is so odd, considering Michael Jackson curated and cultivated a public persona of being sweet, decent, innocent,  polite, and lovable – but his fans sure do not follow his lead on any of that.

Many of the defenders of Michael Jackson do not understand abuse recovery dynamics – defenders of Brett Kavanaugh, R. Kelly,  and many of the other accused, also display a lot of ignorance of how abuse victims react to abuse, so I’ll link to an article or two about that below as well.

I will amend this post in the future as I come across more articles about the obnoxious behavior of Michael Jackson stans.

Why Child Sexual Abuse Survivors May Defend Their Abusers

How Did Michael Jackson Hide Alleged Abuse in ‘Leaving Neverland’ From the Boys’ Moms? Experts Explain

Did Michael Jackson Abuse Because He Was Abused?

Matt Lucas calls police after Michael Jackson fan sends death threat and brands him a ‘paedophile’ for saying he believed claims in Leaving Neverland documentary

Oprah Winfrey Target of Ruthless, Hateful  Messages from Michael Jackson Fans

Oprah: Attacked By Michael Jackson Fans Following Leaving Neverland Special

Michael Jackson’s Fans Unleash Hate-Filled Messages At Oprah After ‘Leaving Neverland’ 

Michael Jackson fans furious with Oprah following ‘After Neverland,’ urge people to #MuteOprah

Leaving Neverland director receiving abuse from Michael Jackson fans ‘as disgusting as you could possibly invent’ 

Excerpts:

by Jack Shepherd
February 2, 2019

“I’m getting horrible email messages from Michael Jackson fans,” Reed said. “Several thousand emails in the past three weeks. Absolutely as disgusting as you could possibly invent.

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Actor Jussie Smollett’s 2019 Hate Crime Hoax

Actor Jussie Smollett’s 2019 Hate Crime Hoax

When I first read about the allegations – actor Smollett, formerly of the television show “Empire,” claimed to have been attacked by two white men wearing MAGA (“Make America Great Again”) hats in Chicago, who he claims assaulted him and yelled at him, “This is MAGA country!” – I didn’t jump in to comment either way.

I initially felt there was something “off” and too strange about Smollett’s account to be true, but I wasn’t totally sure. I was willing to wait a few days to see what, if anything, the Chicago police department would say, before weighing in and offering my opinion.

As the days went by, more and more details emerged, to the point the Chicago police department had a press conference where they laid out a lot of the evidence and details that revealed that there was no hate crime: Smollette had hired two of his friends to pretend to attack him. Smollett is still maintaining his innocence, but it looks to me as though he is guilty, that he staged the whole affair.

Before the cops came out and said much of anything, liberal celebrities were all over Twitter defending him, and blaming anyone who voted for Trump (I myself sat out the 2016 election, so I did not vote for Trump) – liberal celebrities were blaming anyone who voted for Trump. They were depicting anyone who voted for Trump as being racist and being anti-homosexual.

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There’s No Severing Michael Jackson’s Art From His Obsession With Children by Jack Hamilton

There’s No Severing Michael Jackson’s Art From His Obsession With Children by Jack Hamilton

There’s No Severing Michael Jackson’s Art From His Obsession With Children

Excerpts:

It’s in his songs. It’s in his videos. You’ll never hear him the same way again.

February 27, 2019

[The author discusses his memories of listening to Jackson narrate an early 1980s E.T. audio book when he was a kid in the 80s]

….I’ve found myself thinking about all this a lot since I first saw Leaving Neverland. It’s impossible to watch Dan Reed’s film and the testimonies of its protagonists, James Safechuck and Wade Robson, in good faith without concluding that Michael Jackson molested children, and did so repeatedly, methodically, and remarkably flagrantly. It’s this last part—flagrantly—that has most haunted me since watching the film. As Slate’s Sam Adams wrote in his review of the film, Jackson comes off as “a Pied Piper who, it now seems, was masking his abuse by parading it in plain sight.”

One way Jackson did this was by constructing one of the most unusual celebrity personae in history, the King of Pop whose most prized court members were, unfailingly, young children.

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What Should We Do About Scandalous Artists? By Adam Kirsch

What Should We Do About Scandalous Artists? By A. Kirsch

I sometimes find it difficult to re-watch a movie with an actor in it who I have since discovered is rude, arrogant, abusive, or some kind of jerk, in real life.

Ditto with singers. Now that the “Leaving Neverland” documentary has been released, I find myself a little reluctant to listen to pop songs by Michael Jackson anymore.

It’s sometimes hard to know how, when, or if to stop supporting an artist when one discovers said artist is a dirt bag in his or her personal life.

(Link): What Should We Do About Scandalous Artists? By Adam Kirsch

Excerpts:

January 24, 2019

… Should we give honor and respect to people who excel in their art but are deficient in what we consider ordinary morality?

These questions have been at the heart of modern thinking about art since the 19th century; but since the advent of the #MeToo movement, they have begun to receive new kinds of answers.

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Michael Jackson is a Symbol of How Fame Can Create Monsters by N. McCormick

Michael Jackson is a Symbol of How Fame Can Create Monsters by N. McCormick

Michael Jackson is a Symbol of How Fame Can Create Monsters

Excerpts:

If Michael Jackson was really a paedophile, can his music survive?

For a hardcore of increasingly marginalised fans, it will always be Jackson forever.

But for a mainstream audience for whom Jackson was a fascinating star rather than a mythic icon, a fatal blow may have been dealt. Yet the bitter truth is that the damage was already done, a long time ago.

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Michael Jackson Documentary – Leaving Neverland – Welcomed By Charities Who Warn ‘Stardom Should Not Blind People’s Judgement’

Michael Jackson Documentary – Leaving Neverland – Welcomed By Charities Who Warn ‘Stardom Should Not Blind People’s Judgement’

Sometimes celebrities are not what they seem. I grew up watching Michael Jackson perform on awards shows and in music videos in the early to mid 1980s, and he was quite a talent.

Jackson also seemed modest, shy, clean cut, decent, if not a little eccentric.

I never would have imagined that Michael Jackson would or could be a pedophile.

As it stands now, I’m not quite sure if he’s guilty or not. But I’m at least willing to hear his accusers out and consider the possibility that perhaps Jackson did fondle them.

Life experience, and repeated news reports involving other celebrities and fallen mega-church preachers  – tells me that often times adults who molest children or who sexually exploit other adults are predators, and they are masters of manipulating and grooming those around them, as well as the public.

They often follow the same play book. Their fame or apparent likability puts them above suspicion for a long time.

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Ten Hollywood Has-Beens Who Spent 2018 Obsessed with Trump by M. Margolis

Ten Hollywood Has-Beens Who Spent 2018 Obsessed with Trump by M. Margolis

Ten Hollywood Has-Beens Who Spent 2018 Obsessed with Trump

Excerpts:

I’ve previously written about how celebrities are ruining Twitter with their political and hate speech. For my last post of 2018, I’ve compiled a special list of Hollywood has-beens who are desperately trying to remain relevant despite Hollywood careers that are well beyond their expiration dates.

10. Rosie O’Donnell

I guess she’s a celebrity… or was. I don’t know. She’s been in a few movies you’ve probably seen.

The only two that come to mind are Sleepless in Seattle and A League of Their Own… but for sure, she had a briefly successful stint in Hollywood in the 1990s as a comedian/supporting actress who now has only the occasional guest spot on a television series.

She had a daytime talk show that only lasted six seasons… but rest assured, she still matters because she’s regularly bashing Trump and the GOP on Twitter!

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Seven Times Hollywood Celebrities Wished Violence Against Trump in 2018 by J. Caruso

Seven Times Hollywood Celebrities Wished Violence Against Trump in 2018 by J. Caruso

Seven Times Hollywood Celebrities Wished Violence Against Trump in 2018

Excerpts:

Once again, several Hollywood celebrities spent the year fantasizing about violence against President Donald Trump, his family, members of his administration, and his supporters.

While down from the more than dozen celebrities who imagined violence against Trump in 2017, the Hollywood hate was still savage from the likes of Jim Carrey, John Legend, and Rosie O’Donnell.

Below is the worst of the worst.

3. Jim Carrey Draws Donald Trump Burning At the Stake

Actor Jim Carrey depicted President Trump being burned at the stake in a drawing posted to his social media page in August.

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