A few days ago we told you, whistleblower, Edward Snowden had tweeted out a mysterious series of letters and numbers. And now some speculate the “cryptic code” was actually a “dead man’s switch,” intended to catalyze some action or instruction on behalf of Snowden should he be killed or captured.
Since the above mentioned tweet and another tweet that simply read “it’s time,” Snowden’s account has gone silent prompting more speculation the former NSA employee may have met his demise.
The whistleblower has acknowledged that he has distributed encrypted files to journalists and associates that have not yet been released so in Snowden’s case, the dead man’s switch could be an encryption key for those files Continue reading
It would be an understatement to say that Johnny Depp doted on his beloved mother, Betty Sue Palmer, who died earlier this week. Not only did the superstar take his mother as his date to countless major Hollywood functions, he also spent lavishly on her as well tattooing her name inside of a heart on his left arm.
Palmer, who had been ailing for some time, died in the morning hours Friday, May 20. She was 81. Only days later would Depp’s wife, Amber Heard, file for divorce after 15 months of marriage. But I digress.
Depp had an especially close relationship with his mother, who was a frequent guest of the actor at various Hollywood functions over the years. Continue reading
Friends star, Jennifer Aniston has lost her mother, reports say. She was 79 years old.
Aniston’s mother, Nancy Dow, who had been estranged from her famous daughter, died earlier today, May 25.
The news comes shortly after In Touch exclusively revealed that Jen, 47, visited her ailing mother for the first time in nearly five years on May 12. Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Getty Images “Jen must have had a wake-up call and wanted to see her mother one last time before she passes,” an insider told the magazine. Continue reading
Oscar-winning actress, Helen Hunt, tweeted a photo of a Starbucks cup with the name “Jody” written on it, along with the caption, “Ordered my drink @Starbucks Asked the barista if she wanted my name. She winked and said. “We gotcha” #JodieFoster”
The Starbucks barista mistook Hunt for another Oscar-winning actor, Jodie Foster, whose name he also got wrong, spelling it “Jody.”
When Helen asked if the Starbucks employee wanted her name, the barista simply responded, “We gotcha.” Weeelllll, apparently they don’t, because they wrote “Jody” Continue reading
The wife of Eagles co-founder Randy Meisner, Lana Ray Meisner, is dead after a rifle accidentally discharged as she moved it from a closet, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
Lana Meisner was found in her home, that she shares with Randy, with a fatal gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene by L.A. Fire Department personnel.
Lana Meisner was killed when she moved a rifle stored in a case in a closet, the statement said. Continue reading
Early ratings data for Sunday’s Academy Awards broadcast show Oscar hit a 7-year low and a 6.4 percent drop in household viewing from the comparable figures for last year’s bomb.
Nielsen data showed Oscar averaged a 23.4 household rating in 56-city overnight sample, down from an initial 25 rating of last year’s fail, which was down from 27.9 the year before. Ouch.
The Chris Rock-hosted show, which used Hollywood’s lack of diversity as its narrative engine, appeared to set a seven-year low. Continue reading
Did Leonardo DiCaprio have a secret stroke or was he just chewing tobacco while accepting his award for Best Actor at the Oscars?
If Leo was dipping, wouldn’t be the first time he consumed a tobacco product during an awards show. “The Revenant,” actor recently vaped during the SAG awards earlier this month.
DiCaprio won his first Oscar for his role as Hugh Glass in “The Revenant.” He has previously been nominated for four acting Oscars, the first for 1993’s “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.” Continue reading
Donald Trump’s “Hollywood Walk of Fame” star was defaced with what appears to be a backward swastika.
A photo of the front runner’s star, located on Hollywood boulevard, was uploaded to image sharing site IMGUR and then shared on Reddit.
An unknown vandal used black spray paint to display a backward swastika. It is not known whether or not the suspect meant to place the offensive symbol in a reversed position. Continue reading
Tyga may have rebounded in true doppelganger style after the rapper was spotted with a total Kylie Jenner lookalike.
The unknown woman could be Kylie’s stand-in, body double or a long lost Kardashian sister. No matter what, someone better get Kris Jenner on the phone STAT.
She could be a potential singer for his label — like that 14-year-old girl. If so, at least he’s not texting this one. Continue reading
Selena Gomez performance at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show has sparked accusations of lipsyncing.
Gomez was the featured performer during the annual fashion show on Tuesday, and people took to social media to accuse her of not singing live during the show.
When one doubter commented on a photo of Gomez posted to Victoria’s Secret Instagram account and asked “she sings live?” the pop star responded to her directly. Continue reading