Boycott Beyonce Petition Proposed After Cop Bashing Super Bowl Performance

Beyonce is being threatened with a boycott on the heels of her cop bashing Super Bowl halftime performance.

Among other things, the performance featured a tribute to the Black Panthers as well as the Black Lives Matter movement, leaving many viewers confused and upset.

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Of course Jay Z’s wife’s new song Formation addresses the movement, but her dancers definitely paid their respects by donning outfits, including berets like those worn by members of the Black Panthers. Continue reading

Rudy Giuliani Blasts Beyonce “Anti-Police” Super Bowl Performance

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani blasted singer Beyonce for what he is calling an anti-police Super Bowl 50 halftime show.

Giuliani, who was also a 2008 presidential candidate, made the comments during an appeared on “Fox & Friends” on Monday.

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“I think it was outrageous,” Giuliani said. “It was terrible.” He said the halftime show should be used to provide “decent, wholesome entertainment” and not as a bully pulpit to attack law enforcement officers. Continue reading

Social Media Swooning Over Super Bowl 50 Handsome Ref

Social media is going gaga, not only over Lady Gaga‘s rousing rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, but also over Super Bowl 50 head referee Clete Blakeman, who has been dubbed the “Handsome Ref.”

After appearing on national TV, Blakeman garnered the amoration of dozens of new admirers on Twitter, woman and men alike!

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“All my gal pals loving this @NFL ref! #SuperBowl @CBNFL34,” said one new Blakeman fan on Twitter.

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BLOOD BATH: Beyonce Fires Entire Management Team

In one fail swoop, Beyoncé has fired her entire management team. The cutting move comes as the singer seeks to “take her career to an even higher level.”

The mass firings, which included managers, handlers, stylists and more, also included Bey’s own cousin.

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As the star prepares to perform with Coldplay at Sunday’s Super Bowl, we’ve learned that Beyoncé has split with her general manager of five years, Lee Anne Callahan-Longo.

Beyoncé is now working with Steve Pamon, who was JPMorgan Chase’s head of sports and entertainment marketing and masterminded the bank’s sponsorship of Queen Bey and Jay Z’s 2014 On the Run tour.

A source tells us, “Beyoncé basically cleaned house, got rid of her whole team, which included her cousin, and hired a new team. She wants to surround herself with business people who could take her career to an even higher level.” The insider added, “She has one album left to deliver before her deal is up with Columbia, plus she wants to make smarter decisions where it comes to touring, sponsorships and acting roles.”

Beyoncé brought Pamon over from JPMorgan Chase to her company, Parkwood Entertainment — which encompasses artist management, music production, tours, motion pictures, TV specials and apparel (as well as every facet of Beyoncé’s career ) — late last year. Former Universal Republic and Island Def Jam exec Peter Thea has also joined her team, along with Dan Ghosh-Roy, who heads up her digital operation.

Beyoncé’s rep, Yvette Noel-Schure, said in a statement: “Last year, Parkwood Entertainment created new departments and recruited new executives from the tech, business and entertainment sectors who joined the team to help grow Parkwood and its interests … Some senior staffers were given the opportunity to reposition and stay on. Some members … awakened [to] new interests and decided to follow personal routes.

“Lee Anne Callahan-Longo has worked with Beyoncé for the last 10 years. Their friendship supersedes business, and while she is no longer an employee of Parkwood, she will remain an imperative part of Beyoncé’s life.” h/t lovebscott

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In related news, Beyoncé may be releasing new music this Sunday, just in time for her new management, stylists, and a new creative team.

R.I.P. Shallow Hal Actor Joshua Shintani Dies At 32

Joshua Shintani, the Shallow Hal actor who played his ukelele alongside Jack Black and Gwyneth Paltrow, passed away on Wednesday. He was 32.

After his role in the popular Farrelly Brothers movie, Shintani became a celebrity in his home state of Hawaii.

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The actor starred in a memorable scene in the 2001 film Shallow Hal, where he played “Never Forget Where I’m From” on the ukulele. Continue reading

Not Even The Amazing Spider Man Could Save SNL Ratings

Deadline is reporting that last night’s SNL, hosted by Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Andrew Garfield with musical guest Coldplay, matched a season low when it comes to folks tuning in..

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Andrew Garfield as host, Coldplay as musical guest and Garfield’s co-star/girlfriend Emma Stone as a featured surprise guest, last night’s show averaged a 3.9 in the metered markets households and a 2.0 among adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Boldly Goes Makeup Free And Fright Plus

Gwyneth Paltrow is a fine looking lady with very nice features, however, she should probably refrain from going out in public looking like this! It is a complete fright! Kind of amazing Chris, her Coldplay hubby wakes up next to that every morning. Now that I think about it, they probably have separate bedrooms, or maybe separate houses. I would want separate marriage licenses.

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