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Mrs. America contestants accuse pageant CEO of racial bias

The four contestants in this year’s Mrs. America pageant are calling for an apology from the pageant’s owner over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation, pose for photos, in New York, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. They are, from left: Mrs. Delaware America Kimberly Phillips, Mrs. New Jersey America Crissy Timpson, attorney Gloria Allred, Mrs. Missouri Brandy Palacios, and Mrs. Ohio America Jeri Ward. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Four contestants in this year’s Mrs. America pageant on Monday called for the pageant’s CEO to apologize over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation at a contest-related event. The four women, three African-American and one white, spoke at a news conference in Manhattan with lawyer Gloria Allred, a...

Bill Maher attacks Lindsey Graham for defending Kavanaugh, says senator needs ‘his dead boyfriend’ John McCain

HBO’s Bill Maher lashed out at Sen. Lindsey Graham on Friday for his defense of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying the South Carolina Republican was missing “the stabilizing influence of his dead boyfriend,” meaning the late Sen. John McCain. Maher, host of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” took shots at Graham multiple times — for example, saying in his opening monologue that the senator was “familiar” with the “back door.” “The fact that Trump can either find people like him or make him … Lindsey Graham needs the stabilizing influence of his dead boyfriend,” Maher said later, in reference to McCain, who died Aug. 25 at age 81. Maher went on to decry Graham’s fiery support for Kavanaugh as a “performance” and that he may be eyeing on a cabinet position within the Trump adminis...

Rose McGowan tells Asia Argento: ‘Be the person you wish Harvey could have been’

Asia Argento accused of sexual assault: Rose McGowan heartbroken According to a new report, actress Asia Argento, one of the first prominent women to accuse disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, agreed to pay off her own sexual assault accuser. Fellow #MeToo activist and Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan says her ‘heart is broken.’ One week after saying saying her “heart is broken” following a sexual assault allegation against Asia Argento, Rose McGowan revealed in a lengthy statement that she was aware of the accusations nearly two days before they hit the media. “I would first of all like to start off this statement saying thank you for your patience,” McGowan, 44, said.  “A lot of people have been demanding answers and a response to the rec...

Weinstein accuser Asia Argento made deal to pay her own sexual assault accuser, bombshell report says

Asia Argento speaks at the closing ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival this past May.  (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) Actress Asia Argento, one of the first prominent women to accuse disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, agreed to pay $380,000 to an actor who accused her of sexually assaulting him when he was 17 years old, The New York Times reported Sunday night. The actor claimed that the assault took place in a California hotel room in 2013, according to the report. The age of consent in California is 18. Neither Argento’s representatives nor the actor’s attorney immediately responded to Fox News’ request for comment. The newspaper obtained documents sent between lawyers for Argento and the accuser that laid out a payment schedule. The pape...

Mary Jo Buttafuoco speaks out in new documentary, says she forgives ‘Long Island Lolita’ Amy Fisher

Mary Jo Buttafuoco was willing to forgive her husband’s teenage mistress who brutally shot her in the head — but the decision was far from simple. The 63-year-old revisited the infamous 1992 case of Amy Fisher, who was coined “the Long Island Lolita” by the press for the 24th season of Oxygen’s true crime series “Snapped,” which investigates mysterious and violent cases across the country. Buttafuoco wanted to set the record straight on some common misconceptions that have lingered over the years. Amy Fisher  (Splash) Fisher was a 16-year-old high school student when she began an affair with then-36-year-old Joey Buttafuoco, an auto-body repairman and father of two children. At age 17, she went to the Buttafuoco home in Massapequa packing a .25 caliber gun. Fisher rang the doorbell and pul...

Matt Lauer agrees to pay Annette Roque up to $20M in divorce

Shamed “Today” host Matt Lauer is “bending over backwards” to give his soon to be ex-wife Annette Roque everything she wants in their divorce — including a multimillion-dollar payout — because he feels so guilty for cheating with multiple women at work, according to friends. Lauer — who was axed by NBC bosses in November for a string of inappropriate affairs — has already agreed to pay Roque, his wife of nearly 20 years, up to $20 million, Page Six can reveal. The couple are now getting along amicably, the friends tell us — and are both spending time at their 12-bedroom Hamptons pile, Strongheart Manor, as they prepare to finalize their divorce. A source says: “Things really have settled down. Matt and Annette are getting on and they’re both spending time with their kids. They hope to sett...

Natalie Wood’s sister Lana claims star was raped, reveals details of her sibling’s final days

Lana Wood isn’t holding back on the shocking details surrounding the life and tragic death of her older sister, Hollywood actress Natalie Wood. Wood, also an actress, claims that her beloved sibling was raped by a powerful Hollywood figure during an alleged assault at California’s Chateau Marmot Hotel that went on “for hours.” Wood told Fox News the assault occurred when Natalie was 16. “That’s something I had known for many years,” the 72-year-old told us. “I was actually in the car with my mother waiting for her to come out from this so-called interview. So I’ve known that for many, many years.” The former Bond girl claimed the ride home “was not a happy one” as both Natalie and their mother spoke “heatedly in undertones.” While the sisters never spoke about the alleged assault, Wo...

Khloe Kardashian apologizes after calling sister Kourtney R-word: ‘I will do better’

Fans called out reality start Kourtney Kardashian after she called her sister the R-word in an Instagram live video.  (NBCU) “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star Khloe Kardashian is apologizing after dropping the R-word in a live Instagram video on Thursday.  The new mom of True Thompson did an Instagram live featuring her and her sister Kourtney doing their morning workout with their trainer. In the video, Kardashian becomes frustrated with her older sister who was trying to sync their smartphones but seemed to be having trouble.  According to Us Weekly, Kardashian was heard in the video saying to her sister, “Yes, you can, you f–-ing r—–d.” And as Kourtney appeared to have more trouble with the devices, True’s mom yelled, “Are you f—...

Roseanne Barr says she ‘thought Valerie Jarrett was white,’ claims her vote for Trump doomed show

Roseanne Barr once again attempted to tell her side of the story about her controversial Valerie Jarret tweet, maintaining that she thought Jarrett “was white” and claimed her namesake show was canceled because she “voted for Donald Trump.” Barr’s explanation came in the form of a video on her YouTube page, introducing viewers to her “own studio” where she said she can talk to the public “without the filter of the biased media.” She recalled getting a phone call from ABC, in which she said she was asked “to explain my ‘egregious and unforgivable tweet,’” referring to her racially charged May post in which she said Jarrett, who is African-American and born in Iran, was like the “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby.” ROSEANNE BARR SCREAMS ABOUT VALERIE JARRETT IN BIZARRE Y...

Kathy Griffin unleashes profanity-laced tirade at Melania Trump: ‘F— you, Melanie’

First lady Melania Trump was attacked on Twitter Sunday by comedian Kathy Griffin, who famously posed with a fake severed head of President Trump, over immigration policies. (AP) Liberal comedian Kathy Griffin, who famously posed with a fake severed head of President Trump, took a vicious new swing at the first lady over the immigration controversy on Sunday. The first lady had weighed in earlier in the day. “Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families & hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform. She believes we need to be a country that follows all laws but also a country that governs w/heart,” her office told Fox News. Griffin then tweeted: “F— you, Melanie. You know damn well your husband can end this im...

Former Children of God member details life in the apocalyptic sex cult that lured Hollywood celebs

Former Children of God member talks life in doomsday sex cult Flor Edwards, a former member of the doomsday cult Children of God, spoke to Fox News about her unusual upbringing and how she managed to escape the same sex cult that previously had Joaquin Phoenix and Rose McGowan as members when they were children. Flor Edwards believed she was going to die at age 12. The now-36-year-old escaped the doomsday cult Children of God, the same group that Hollywood celebrities like Rose McGowan and brothers Joaquin and River Phoenix were raised in. The cult also reportedly lured Fleetwood Mac’s Jeremy Spencer. The teacher recently published a memoir about her turbulent childhood titled “Apocalypse Child: A Life in End Times.” Edwards revealed she has never met McGowan or the Phoenix brothers. River...

Samantha Bee apologizes for ‘unfiltered’ slam on Ivanka Trump while accepting ‘social change’ award

Newly notorious comedian Samantha Bee told a crowd in Los Angeles on Thursday that the media focus should shift from the “one bad word” she uttered to describe Ivanka Trump to the nation’s treatment of immigrant children and families, a report said. Press access was revoked hours before the Television Academy event, which honored Bee’s show, “Full Frontal,” and six other programs as platforms for advancing social change, but IndieWire was able to report Bee’s speech. “We spent the day wrestling with the repercussions of one bad word, when we all should have spent the day incensed that as a nation we are wrenching children from their parents and treating people legally seeking asylum as criminals,” Bee said at NeueHouse Hollywood. “If we are OK with that then really, who a...