Controversies and Scandals

Kylie Jenner Accused Of Racism, Wearing Blackface In New Photoshoot

April 6th, 2015 1:01pm EDT
Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner came under fire over the weekend after she posted a few sneak-peek images from an upcomign photo shoot to her Instagram.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was accused of wearing blackface for the images, in which she appears to have darkened, glittery skin; and after a firestorm of racism accusations online she cleared things up, telling people to "calm down."

Kylie posted the images on Saturday, captioning the first one (above) "What I wish I looked like all the time."

The comment didn't go over so well, and she was quickly accused of racism and trivializing African-...
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Dave Chappelle Hit With Peel

April 1st, 2015 9:32am EDT
Dave Chappelle Hit With Banana Peel On Stage, Man Arrested
A Santa Fe man was arrested Monday night following a stand-up performance by Dave Chappelle after he threw a banana peel at the comedian during his performance.

Police say 30-year-old Christian Englander was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor disorderly conduct and battery after striking Chappelle in the leg with the banana peel at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in northern New Mexico city.

Dobyns told police he threw the peel because he was offended by jokes Chappelle had made about his companion during the show. The L.A. Times reported that Dobyns friend was drawing sketches during...
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Kat Von D Responds To Lipstick Controversy

March 20th, 2015 8:31am EDT
Kat Von D Will Not Apologize For 'Underage Red' Lipstick Or Pull
Kat Von D is sticking up for her decision to name one of the lipsticks in her collection "Underage Red." The tattoo artist came under fire earlier this week after a shopper noticed the controversially named product and slammed it on Twitter.

Consumer Parker Marie Molloy was disturbed about the lipstick label and expressed her outrage out on Twitter, calling the name "inappropriate" and "creepy." Her post went viral, and many agreed with her.

In response, Von D wrote a lengthy defense on Facebook on Thursday, telling fans: "I can understand why some have found reason to be offended in rega...
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Stassi Schroeder Sex Tape Reveal

March 18th, 2015 10:39am EDT
'Vanderpump Rules' Star Stassi Schroeder Accidentally Told The W
What's the quickest way to get people talking about your sex tape? That's easy- just blurt out that you have a sex tape on national TV.

Which is exactly what "Vanderpump Rules" star Stassi Schroeder just did.

The cast of Bravo's "Vanderpump Rules" got together to tape a reunion show, and Schroeder tore into her co-star Scheana Shay, claiming Shay tried to leak Schroeder's sex tape to the media.

Which is totally uncool, by the way. Don't go around leaking other people's sex tapes.

However, Schroeder probably should have realized that A), despite the attempts by Shay, that sex tape never...
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Kathy Griffin Exits 'Fashion Police'

March 13th, 2015 8:25am EDT
Only Seven Episodes In, Kathy Griffin Leaves 'Fashion Police'
Well, that didn't take long.

Kathy Griffin, who joined E!'s "Fashion Police" as a replacement for the late Joan Rivers, has just announced she's quitting the series- after only seven episodes!

Griffin announced her departure over Twitter, in a gigantic spiel that would take at least three or four pages to reproduce in its entirety. Instead, here are a few key snippets:

"I do not want to use my comedy to contribute to a culture of unattainable perfectionism and intolerance towards difference."

"After 7 episodes of Fashion Police, I discovered that my style does not fit with the creative ...
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Kelly Osbourne Breaks Silence

March 11th, 2015 11:55am EDT
Kelly Osbourne
Kelly Osbourne finally broke her silence on her abrupt departure from E!'s "Fashion Police' on her mom Sharon Osbourne's show, "The Talk."

Osbourne appeared alongside her mom Sharon on Tuesday, March 10, and finally addressed her Fashion Police exit.

“You know what, it was the five best working years of my life,” Osbourne said when asked how she feels since leaving the show. “I am so grateful for the experience. Working with Joan Rivers for five years was incredible. I learned so much and I’m excited for my future. I want to try new things.”

Back in January, Osbourne told People Magazine...
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What Is Sean Penn Giving 'Absolutely No Apologies' For?

March 8th, 2015 11:02am EDT
Sean Penn 'Surprised At Stupidity' After Oscar Green Card Joke,
Sean Penn has finally spoken openly about the green card remark he made at the 87th annual Academy Awards while on a promotional tour for his new film "The Gunman."

Penn remarked he has "absolutely no apologies" for his comment.

While presenting the Best Picture Award at the ceremony, Penn deadpanned upon opening the envelope to announce the winner, "Who gave this son of a bitch his green card?" before announcing the winner as "Birdman."

"Birdman's" director Alejandro Iñárritu was born in Mexico and the comment left many to wonder if the joke was made in poor taste by Penn.

Of the comme...
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Why Is Suge Knight Going Blind?

March 3rd, 2015 11:51am EST
Suge Knight Sent To Hospital For 3rd Time Due To Blindness
Death Row records co-founder Suge Knight claims to have lost full sight in one eye and 85 percent of his sight in the other. His recent health problems have reportedly been brought on by an incident where the music mogul was shot six times.

According to the Associated Press, Knight revealed in court Monday (March 2) that he’s going blind, is having trouble understanding his murder case, and has fired his lawyers.

The once-feared music executive faces murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run, as well as prior felony charges.

Knight also said that he lost 35 pounds after the incident, and ...
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Taylor Swift Will Never, Ever, Ever Do This Again

March 2nd, 2015 9:02am EST
Taylor Swift Opens Up About Katy Perry Feud... To Say She'll Nev
Taylor Swift is never, ever, ever... going to openly discuss her rumored feud with Katy Perry.

She's not even going to acknowledge it. Is the feud even real? Does she even know Katy Perry? Swift's lips are sealed.

Here's what she said when asked about the feud:

"I'm not giving them anything to write about," Swift told The Telegraph. "I'm never going to talk about her in my interview. It's not going to happen."

However, that statement comes with a lengthy disclaimer.

"It's not real if someone appears to never have any issues with anyone," Swift added. "I have my friends. I have enemies....
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'The View' Host Whoopi Goldberg TEARS Into Giuliana Rancic - 'She's Not Joan Rivers!'

February 27th, 2015 8:43am EST
'The View' Host Whoopi Goldberg TEARS Into Giuliana Rancic - 'Sh
Man, Giuliana Rancic is being dragged over the coals for this Zendaya thing. The Oscars were last weekend, and people are still talking about it.

And the latest source of Giuliana Rancic fever is "The View," where the show's stars debated her remarks, and Whoopi Goldberg laid out some harsh truths.

"She's not Joan Rivers," Goldberg stated bluntly. "Unless you know how to make jokes, don't do it."

"Giuliana is a newbie. She is not a stand-up. We don't know her as a funny person. And so the joke doesn't sound like a joke."

"I have had dreads for 40 years, and never have I smelled like pat...
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