Why you must stop saying you’re “shocked” over George Floyd’s death

It’s all too easy, as someone who benefits from white privilege, to express shock and dismay over the killing of George Floyd.  George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died on Monday in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after police officer Derek Chauvin was filmed kneeling on the handcuffed man’s neck for at least eight minutes. A disturbing video of the arrest has since

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NBC launches formal investigation into America’s Got Talent after meeting with Gabrielle Union

NBC has confirmed it is launching a formal investigation into Gabrielle Union’s firing from America’s Got Talent “to get a deeper understanding of the facts” after a five-hour meeting with the actor. NBC is launching a formal investigation into America’s Got Talent, just eight days after it was reported that judge Gabrielle Union was fired from the reality series by

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Ellen Pompeo just perfectly summed up why Gabrielle Union’s firing is so troubling

The Grey’s Anatomy star has spoken out in solidarity with Union, who was reportedly fired from America’s Got Talent for raising concerns about racist and toxic behaviour. As Pompeo pointed out, this controversy lays bare how women are punished for raising their voice.  Ellen Pompeo has never shied away from speaking out. The Grey’s Anatomy star has used her platform,

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Reese Witherspoon’s Thanksgiving Instagram proves she would be the dream best friend

From Jennifer Aniston’s A-list celebrations to Reese Witherspoon’s truly relatable Instagram post, here are all the ways celebrities are giving thanks this year.       After scouring the internet, looking at all the pictures of Thanksgiving feasts hosted by Hollywood’s biggest stars, we have just one question… How can we get invited to Reese Witherspoon’s party next year? The actor and

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Former President Jimmy Carter released from hospital after recent fall

Former President Jimmy Carter has been released from the hospital after a recent fall at his Georgia home. Interested in Jimmy Carter? Carter, 95, was hospitalized Monday night for “a minor pelvic fracture.” “He is looking forward to continuing to recuperate at his home in Plains, Georgia, and thanks everyone for their kind well wishes,” according to a statement from

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