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Celebrities React With Sadness To Tragic Brussels Terror Attacks

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A series of bomb attacks in Brussels this morning has once again left the world devastatingly heartbroken. Four months after the Paris attacks, another terror strike has occurred, as explosions in Brussels have killed more than 30 people. Following the horrific events, the hashtags #JeSuisBruxelles, #PrayforBrussels, and #PrayforPeace began trending and celebrities — like Iggy ...

Watch Reese Witherspoon And Other Badass Actresses Talk About Hollywood Sexism Over Crackers And Cheese

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Lawd how I love these women. In their new issue Beyond Beautiful, Entertainment Weekly inserts us into a roundtable discussion between Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Elizabeth Banks, and Eva Longoria. In this clip, Reese discusses her deep involvement with and connection to the film Wild, and how it was both a big step away from ...

Controversial ‘Scandal’ Finale About Planned Parenthood (And More) Generates Mixed Reactions. Natch

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Leave it creator Shonda Rhimes to keep things interesting on TV. The winter finale of her hit ABC show, Scandal, tackled women's health issues, particularly the fate of Planned Parenthood, which is a continuing hot-bed topic in today's political climate. Being that the series takes place in Washington D.C., it makes sense Rhimes and company ...

Kerry Washington And Mindy Kaling Share Throwback Photos For The 62 Million Girls Campaign

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Last night at the 2015 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, Beyoncé introduced First Lady Michelle Obama, who went on to speak about an important new campaign aimed at changing the educational opportunities (or lack thereof) for millions of young girls around the world. I'm really excited about the campaign because some of my favorite ...

Here Is Our First Look At Kerry Washington As Anita Hill In The HBO Biopic Film ‘Confirmation’

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Back in March we learned that Scandal actress Kerry Washington signed on to star as Anita Hill in an upcoming HBO biopic film that will tell the tale of the 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas, the man that Hill accused of gross sexual harassment. Today, we get our first look at ...

You Know You’ve Thought About It: Who Plays YOU In The Movie On Your Life?

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Today's YATNB topic comes courtesy of PITNBr missboston, who wrote a really insightful comment earlier today on our story about Emma Stone being cast as an Asian woman in Aloha. missboston highlighted the differences between casting a person of color in a role traditionally played by a white person and casting a white person as ...

Watch: Kerry Washington Delivered A Powerful Vanguard Award Acceptance Speech At The GLAAD Media Awards Last Night

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Scandal star Kerry Washington was awarded the Vanguard Award at the GLAAD Media Awards here in Los Angeles, CA last night and she delivered a stirring and very powerful acceptance speech on the support of same-sex marriage in this country. At one point, in particular, she spoke directly to "Black people today that ...