Archive for the Official Statements Category

The NBA Formally Initiates The Plan To Strip Donald Sterling Of Ownership Of The LA Clippers

Here we go ...

Last month the NBA issued a lifetime ban and a $2.5 million dollar fine against LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling in the wake of audio recordings of racist comments he made to ex-girlfriend V. Stiviano. In spite of the horrid apology he made on TV, the NBA has moved forward today with the formal plan to strip Sterling and his wife of their ownership of the LA Clippers. Sterling has vowed to fight the NBA so from here on out — it’s war. More »

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Morrissey Denies That He Is On Twitter

"Untwitterably yours"

A couple of days ago we learned that Morrissey finally decided to join Twitter in order to communicate directly with his fans in 140 character messages. I guess it was all too good to be true because just moments ago, Morrissey posted an official statement online that denies ownership of that new Twitter profile. Morrissey admits that the account is official and that it has been opened in his name. But he is not claiming ownership of any of the posts contained therein. A quick read of the tweets posted in his name make it clear to any Moz fan that he is not the author so … this official denial statement makes all the sense in the world. More »

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Beyoncé, Jay Z & Solange Release An Official Joint Statement Regarding The Elevator Assault Video

The Knowles-Carter Family SPEAKS

Wow! Beyoncé Knowles, her husband Jay Z and her sister Solange Knowles have just released an official joint statement regarding the elevator assault video that was released earlier this week showing Solange physically attacking Jay on the night of the Met Ball gala last week. The usually private family never comments publicly on tabloid rumors and scandal but, for some reason, feel compelled to issue a statement regarding this particular incident. The statement makes clear that both Solange and Jay Z assume equal responsibility for the incident. Click below to read the Knowles-Carter statement in full. More »

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Clay Aiken Won His North Carolina Congressional Primary

After his opponent suddenly died

Back in February we learned that former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken decided to run for US Congress and today we learn that he has won the Democratic primary portion of his campaign. Clay won the Democratic primary with 40% of the votes after his opponent, 71 year old Keith Crisco, died yesterday. Crisco passed away due to complications from an accidental fall and, well, Aiken won. Click below to read Clay‘s official statement regarding Crisco‘s untimely death and learn more about his primary win. More »

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Great News! Fox Denies That Naya Rivera Has Been Fired From ‘Glee’

"She remains under contract to 'Glee'”

After the week of bad news that we’ve been hearing about Naya Rivera, it’s about time we hear some good news for a change. As you may recall, we heard last week that Naya had been fired from the cast of Glee (due to an alleged “altercation” she got into with co-star Lea Michele … or the show’s producers, depending on the report) then we heard she got dropped from her record label. Her press rep issued denials about both incidents and today we learn that Fox has officially issued a statement on the Glee matter. Fox says that Naya has not been fired from the show … that she is still under contract. So, at the very least, we know she is still employed … which is a very good thing for her right now. More »

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Naya Rivera Has Reportedly Been Dropped From Her Record Label

But her press rep claims overwise

Without question, April 2014 has been actress Naya Rivera‘s worst month ever. First her engagement to Big Sean came to an end, then he allegedly stole shizz from her home. Then we heard that she was fired from Glee (tho, her publicist denies the firing) and today we hear that she has been dropped from her record label Columbia Records (again, her rep denies the dunzoness). Even if these reports of her firing turn out not to be true, it still isn’t a good week for the young actress that she keeps getting plagued with these reports. Ugh. More »

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The Cast Of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Has Been Announced!! See The Group Cast Photo!

Mark, Harrison, Carrie, Adam and MORE!

Earlier this month we learned from a Disney honcho that casting was nearly completed for the upcoming sequel film Star Wars: Episode VII. Today, the principal cast of Episode VII has been officially announced and a group photo of the actors has been officially released. As you may recall, we heard that Girls star Adam Driver was up for a villainous role and he has been confirmed as part of the cast … alongside original Star Wars actors Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) who are all featured in the photo below. Click below to read the full text of this official Star Wars casting announcement and see the FIRST PHOTO of the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII all together in one place. More »

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George Clooney’s Engagement Has Been ‘Legally’ Confirmed

His fiancée's law firm officially confirms the engagement

Over the weekend we learned the happy yet unconfirmed news that George Clooney and girlfriend Amal Alamuddin got themselves engaged to be married after she was spotted wearing a diamond ring on her left hand. Thus far, the couple have yet to officially confirm the news but it’s pretty obvious to everyone that they are, indeed, engaged. Alamuddin‘s law firm, Doughty Street Chambers, issued a statement this morning confirming the couple’s engagement by offering their public congratulations … which you can read in full below. More »

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Warner Bros. Confirms: Zac Snyder Is Directing The ‘Justice League’ Movie

“It will be a further expansion of this universe"

We have been hearing rumors of a Justice League movie for years now but it wasn’t until the sequel to Man of Steel was announced that the talk about the superhero movie started to get serious. Today we learn OFFICIALLY that Warner Bros. is going into production of a Justice League movie with the announcement that Zack Snyder will direct the film. Because the Man of Steel sequel (commonly referred to as Superman Vs. Batman) won’t be out until 2016, we have some time to wait before the Justice League movie gets released … but now that we know that the movie is CONFIRMED, we can at least look forward to its eventual release in theaters. More »

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Columbus Short Announces That He Is Leaving ‘Scandal’

"The time has come for Harrison Wright to exit"

It’s a mess that not even Olivia Pope can fix so in the wake of truly horrible spousal abuse allegations, actor Columbus Short has formally announced that he is leaving the ABC drama Scandal effective immediately (which likely means that he got fired). As you should be aware, Short‘s character Harrison Wright was left in a position where it looked like he might be killed off on the show. Today’s announcement all but confirms that Harrison will be killed off of Scandal because Columbus Short will not be returning to the show when season 4 premieres this Fall. Click below to read the full text of his just-released statement. More »

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