Dixie Chicks Front Runner Not Ready To Make Nice

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Natalie Maines still isn’t ready to make nice.

On Thursday, the Dixie Chicks frontwoman slammed country radio stations for supporting Donald Trump after his incendiary remarks about Hillary Clinton at a recent North Carolina rally.

Maines placed the backlash she faced in 2003 after publicly criticizing George W. Bush and the decision to invade Iraq in marked relief to the response to the GOP nominee’s latest blunder.

“I get banned for not liking Bush and now Trump can pretty much put a hit out on Hillary and he’s still all over country radio! Hypocrites!” she wrote.

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After declaring that she was “ashamed that the President of the United States is from Texas” at a London concert before the Iraq war, Maines and her bandmates experienced a vitriolic response from exactly the same country music community that helped catapult them to stardom.

The saga was afterwards documented in their own Grammy Award-winning record “Not Ready To Make Nice” and the documentary “Shut Up & Sing.”

During this election season, Maines has continued to espouse her beliefs to legions of “Dixie Chicks” enthusiasts, most recently performing in front of a defaced image of the presidential hopeful sporting devilish horns and a mustache at the kickoff of their North American tour.

Goodbye, Earl Trump.

Kristen Bell Shuts Down Internet Troll After Sexist Comments!

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Here’s a tip: In case you are going to publicly criticize something, get all the facts straight first.
 

The movie “Bad Moms,” which hit theatres in July, is a comedy that emphasizes the pressure girls face to have it all and be perfect mothers. Whether or not it was the finest portrayal of stressed-out moms, Kristen Bell wants to make one thing clear: It wasn’t sexist.
 

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On Friday, the celebrity readily took on and shut down criticism that the casting in the movie was another example of the type of ageism and sexism prevalent in Hollywood.
 

Cassandra P: In @BadMoms @IMKristenBell and Mila Kunis are mothers of preteens but are real moms of toddlers. Another example of Hollywood ageist sexism?
 

A Twitter user questioned why Bell and actress Mila Kunis were cast as the mothers of preteens, when in real life, they have toddlers.
 

As it turns out, it was a question the user didn’t need to ask had she paid attention to the film’s storyline in the first place:
 

Kristen Bell: Mine has 5, 3, & 1yr. Close to my kids ages. Milas had her kids at 20-its plot line relevant-She Is 33, so believable
 

Kristen Bell: I’m not saying it doesn’t exist, it certainly does. I just know we gave it a lot of thought and it does not use here.
 

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Come through, Kristen! Though as Bell confesses, the Twitter user is partly correct ― ageism and sexism surely exist in Hollywood. But on this project, it appears the writers and actresses did their best to make sure the stories added up ― even drawing on “bad mom” experiences of their own.
 

“I’ve told my children they have the wrong birthday because I was going to be out of town,” performer Kathryn Hahn, who plays Carla in the movie, said in an interview.

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt Are #RelationshipGoals After 6 Years Of Marriage

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Less than two months since welcoming their second child, daughter Violet, Emily Blunt and John Krasinski stepped out on the town in the Big Apple in honor of the premier of The Hollars. The former Office funnyman stars alongside Anna Kendrick and Josh Groban in the comedy about a man returning to his quaint hometown after his mother is admitted to the hospital.
 

The two stuck firmly to each other’s side as they posed for photographers along the red carpet Thursday night. The Girl on the Train actress sported a glossy fitted sheath in her trademark white with cutouts along the neckline while her husband elected for a classic suit and tie.
 

After six years of marriage, this famous pair still look like they have stars in their eyes. In between grinning for the cameras, photographers found the husband and wife gazing into each other’s eyes, laughing and whispering to each other. Needless to say, love was in the air!
The instant marked Blunt’s first public appearance since giving birth for the second time. The longtime couple, who were already parents to 2-year old daughter Hazel, announced the birth on Fourth of July.

 

“What better way to celebrate the 4th… than to announce our 4th family member!!!” Krasinski tweeted. “2 weeks ago we met our beautiful daughter Violet #Happy4th.”
 

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Having already been through a pregnancy, Blunt confessed she frequently forgot about her imminent birth. “The first pregnancy is the most self-indulgent thing in the world because you get massages and prenatal yoga and hypnotherapy CDs,” she told C Magazine. “During this one I forget that I am even pregnant. I’m hoisting my 2-year-old around!”
 

As for that 2-year old, Hazel was warming up to the thought of becoming a big sister.
 

“She is sort of coming around to it,” Blunt told E! News’ Zuri Hall in April. “She sort of dismissed the idea initially and she simply responded with, ‘Nope.’ ‘Nope,’ flat out! We have purchased her every single ‘I am a big sister’ publication that is out there and she’s a bookworm, so she’s coming around.”

Jodie Sweetin On Mary-Kate And Ashley – “I Give Up”

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The cast of the new Netflix show, “Fuller House” has worked so hard this year to pursuade the Olsen twins to make an appearance on the show, but it looks like it is just never going to happen.

 

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“We have tried absolutely everything – guilt, harrassment, everything,” admitted Jodie Sweetin (aka Stephanie Tanner). “I believe everyone has given up at this point.”
 

Despite sister Michelle Tanner’s absence, Sweeting disclosed that there will be a ton of celeb cameos in season 2.
 

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“There will be lots of cameos. Ones that have been talked about on the show for every – like 30 years.” Sweetin revealed. “It is going to be so much fun. Mary-Kate and Ashley are going to miss out.”

 

Perhaps with all the cameos the show will discontinue sending shade the twins’ way then?
 

If you can recall the line in the very first episode, “Michelle sends her love, but she’s busy running her fashion empire.” After the line the entire cast turned toward the studio audience affecting a mock frown for the cameras.
 

Sweetin confessed that the “decision to ‘shade’ MK+A in the first episode was easy. We had to address the awkward situation, but finding an appropriate gig that was playful, but not hurtful.”

 

“Shade thrown at the Olsen twins in the 1st Episode of #Fullerhouse??? If anything, that’s hilarious!” Sweeting said at the time in a tweet.
 

At the very least, John Stamos might want to quit mentioning Mary-Kate and Ashley’s name in interviews going forward. After establishing a desperate campaign to woo the twins (and weirdly, their younger sister), the performer was starting to look a little obsessed.

Cameron Diaz And Benji Madden On The Rocks

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New rumors coming out of Hollywood are saying that things are not looking great for Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden!

Benji and Diaz have allegedly been facing marital problems, since the performer has been struggling emotionally, as she struggles with infertility. The Good Charlotte star purportedly has attempted to become a more understanding husband towards her, but her mood swings are now tough for him to handle.

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“she’s put her career on hold, and she understands how much Benji wants a baby, so she’s frustrated and feels like a failure,” an onlooker told OK! via the website.

The insider also revealed the couple’s relationship is strained because Madden is frequently out of the country as he works in Australia for The Voice. The site further stated that Diaz’s insecurities turned her into a controlling woman and it’s driving her husband crazy. Reports also suggested that the couple must see a marriage counselor or therapist to help get their marriage back on track.

Diaz and Madden remain mum about the rumors. Fortunately, the performer has been spotted by an insider from Daily Mail and she supposedly looked chic and happy as she stopped by Montage Hotel.

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The Charlie’s Angels performer was wearing an orange midi dress, dangling earrings and slippers. The site further purports that Diaz and Madden were spotted picking up some groceries in Pasadena, Rose Bowl Flea Market last Sunday. The two also picked up some wall art.

Diaz and Madden got married in Beverly Hills after dating for seven months. The actress confessed he helped her a lot, notably in learning things about herself.

Benji Madden and Cameron Diaz are yet to react to the gossips and this report about their marriage problem is yet to be verified.

John Travolta’s Wife Stays Silent After Controversial Rumors Pick Up Speed

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Earlier this year, John Travolta stepped out with wife Kelly Preston slamming alleged gay and divorce rumors – Rumors which have been running rampant, well, everywhere.

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In recent days, these rumors are once again picking up steam, however, after Travolta’s “Hairspray” co-star Amanda Bynes has alledged on her ‘secret’ twitter account that she walked in on Travolta in a suggestive position with a male masseur. A situation, she alleges, nearly had her fired from set.

Since 2015, Travolta and his wife hadn’t been seeing in public, prompting some to believe the rumors as authentic. According to sources, the “Pulp Fiction” actor and his wife were rumored to be divorcing after he was photographed on several appearances without his wedding ring, with some even citing that Kelly is aware he is gay, but is keeping it secret.

“Kelly has been pretty much living on her own for years,” a source close to the pair has revealed. “They’re more than friends than lovers,” the insider added. As a result of Kelly and John’s affiliation with the Church of Scientology, Kelly is being pressured to keep John’s secret.

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Before Amanda Bynes revealed her accusations about Travolta, the Oscar-nominated actor’s most recent scandal was with his pilot, Doug Gotterba. The 62-year old announced last year that he was going to release a tell-all book entitled “Travolta Exposed,” which was supposed to detail his six-year relationship John Travolta.

Kelly Preston continues to stay silent on the issue and has yet to respond to questions regarding relationship rumors or The Church of Scientology.

Is Bachelorette Winner Jordan Rodgers A Fame-Obsessed Cheater?

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“The Bachelorette’s” JoJo and Jordan Rodgers whirlwind relationship since the show’s finale has been nothing short of dramatic. The tabloids have been insistent that the relationship is falling apart, while the pair continues to post mushy Instagram and Snapchat pics that contradict the entire mess.

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Things might not be going as well as appears on social media, however, after cheating rumors have plagued Rodgers since early on putting JoJo in an uncomfortable circumstances. If you recall, the 27-year old former NFL player revealed on the show that he had previously been in a relationship with a girl that he loved, but his football career got in the way and it subsequently ended. “I was so in love, but I was also really focused on football and I didn’t make time for anything else,” Rogers admitted.

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After getting wind of Jordan’s confession, Brittany Farrar, who was the ex girlfriend Jordan was referring to, took to Instagram to slam her ex in response: “Riding the bench doesn’t end a relationship. Cheating does, though!”

Farrar also added the hashtags “#pitchisn’tperfect,” and “#alwaysdreamedofbeingfamous #dreamcomestrue #tuneinformoreBS,” and a picture of Chris Pratt shaking his head with a surprised facial expression.

Rumors continue to encompass JoJo and Jordan that Jordan’s intents for fame are the reason the pair continue to stick together and that their incessant fighting is making an actual relationship hard. I guess we will see if they can stick things out for those endorsements if that’s the case!

Blake Shelton Continues To Play Victim – Miranda Refuses To Stay Silent!

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Miranda Lambert is over the messy situation that’s been her divorce this past year and she’s not afraid who knows it!

After keeping somewhat quiet on the issue over the past year, Lambert has admitted in a recent interview that she does not understand why people are treating her like the bad guy, while ex-husband Blake Shelton doesn’t bear any blame. Within the last week, Lambert has been revealing much more about her situation, saying that her “life is an open book.” “I have nothing to conceal from my fans. They understand what’s happening anyway,” Lambert said.

Blake Shelton appeared on Chelsea Lately’s new Netflix show earlier this month where he opened up about his marriage breakdown with Lambert and how Gwen Stefani “saved his life” after the devastation. After the interview, Lambert was visibly enraged and tremendously vocal, questioning why her ex husband continues to be victimized.

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A source close to Miranda has emerged stating that the “Vice” siniger has been plotting her revenge. “She is tired of dealing with Blake playing the victim to the press, while cheating rumors continue to encompass her life. If her publicity team doesn’t get to her first, this is likely not the last we will be hearing from Miranda regarding those pesky rumors aboug her divorce.”

“Ive been rather silent this whole time,” Miranda said in a recent interview. “But that’s about to change.”

Mile High Novels – A Treasure Trove Of Literary Wonder You Won’t Want To Miss!

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This week I had the pleasure of visiting Mile High Novels in beautiful Calgary, Alberta. I was on a mission to discover what makes this independent bookstore special and continuing to thrive in a world where bookstores are eliminated everyday from the sudden boom in ebooks and downloadable web variants.

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Let me tell you, this spot is in fact special from the minute you walk in. From its atypically arranged stacks, to the vintage bookstore feel, you get the feeling you might come across a treasure at every corner. Perhaps, you land upon a limited edition signed copy of your favourite writer, or your favourite classic childrens novel that can fit delightfully among your child’s collection of fairytales and nursery rhymes.

Mile High Novels started as a dream for husband-wife team, Carter and Samantha Miles, pHD. They took their love for English literature and poetry, realizing a niche market for vintage bookstores in an economy where indy booksellers were being taken over daily by large retailers. When the oportunity came to open the shop in their prime location, they knew they had to jump on it immediately. Mile High Novels opened in 2007 and has continued to triumph since.

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The Collingwood location also contains a children’s section with colourful displays, comfortable beanbag chairs and a library of new finds and astonishing classics. You feel right at home with the soothing lighting, rustic wooden stacks, and comfy armchairs throughout, which helps when completely encompassing yourself in the world of literature and wonder.

There is a reason Mile High Novels has succeeded in this marketplace when others have not be so fortunate. This classic bookstore has everything you’re seeking in a bookstore and more.

Ivanka Trump’s Close Friend Is Dating Vladimir Putin

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This surprising connection has the potential to spark a great deal of controversy for the Trump Campaign.
 

This weekend, Ivanka Trump and buddy Wendi Deng Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch’s daughter, were seen sight seeing in Dubrovnik Croatia. Even juicier, Deng Murdoch, the ex-wife of Rupert Murdoch, is now allegedly dating Vladmir Putin. Yes, Vladimir Putin.
 

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Ivanka and Deng Murdoch have been friends for years. Murdoch even has been reported to have set Trump up with her now husband Jared Kushner. Trump and Kushner have travelled to Croatia this week with their three children.
 

The time of the girls’s meeting is noteworthy because Trump’s father, the Republican nominee for president, has courted Putin’s affections and expressed his admiration for the Russian autocrat. Numerous advisers to his campaign have ties to Russia, and speculation abounds that Trump’s unreleased tax returns would show significant debts owed to Russian business interests.
 

The New York Times reported on Sunday that secret documents recovered from an office in Ukraine revealed $12.7 million in payments between 2007 and 2012 to Trump’s present campaign manager, Paul Manafort, who worked as a consultant for the deposed, pro-Russia Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.