It’s been a week and the reality is still not sinking in. It just downright refuses to. It’s like my brain has shut down from a fatal system error because it’s unable to parse that a crass, insecure, loudmouthed, childish, bigoted, sexist, insufferable racist Internet troll has been elected as the new leader of the Free World.
Orlando Bloom recently went paddle-boarding while on vacation somewhere with his current main squeeze Katy Perry. Nothing out of the ordinary, you might say, except that he totally went and did it naked. Naturally, those dastardly paparazzi happened to be around to snap some scandalous photographs of Lando’s third leg hanging out in its full delicious glory.
Rising out young gay actor Noah Galvin, who plays Kenny O’Neal in the moderately successful ABC sitcom The Real O’Neals, caused a firestorm when he sharply criticized fellow gay actor Colton Haynes for coming out in a “fuckin’ pussy bullshit” way, and insinuated that openly gay X-Men director Bryan Singer
Two weeks after its release, Madonna’s 13th studio album, Rebel Heart, sank to No. 21 on the Billboard Hot 200 Album Chart after debuting at No. 2 the week before. It’s a dispiriting moment for many fans who are also avid chart watchers, myself included, especially considering that Madonna’s previous five albums all debuted on top and had considerably more staying power (beginning with 2000’s Music and ending with 2012’s MDNA).
As throngs upon throngs of Doctor Who fans eagerly await the worldwide debut episode of the new Twelfth Doctor later today, I couldn’t be more nonchalant about the whole thing. Which is a damn shame, because I used to be a big fan of the seminal British sci-fi television programme (see, I even spelled “show” the way the Brits do).