New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Will Expand Access to Abortions and Contraception 

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo continued to style himself as a leader of the democratic anti-Trump resistance (presidential aspirations beckon, no doubt), with his announcement on Saturday that he is widening reproductive rights protections for the New York women he serves. The guy definitely has his faults, but at…

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An SNL Writer Calls Barron Trump ‘Country’s First Homeschool Shooter’

No doubt, tensions were high yesterday. Emotions ran the gamut amongst every American. There were crowds of thousands expressing support as the president they elected was sworn in while millions tuned in with their support from afar. On the other end of the spectrum, both emotional and political, other Americans expressed fear, moments of helplessness, and sadness as their apprehensions become real.

It’s in these times, misjudgments are made. And while Twitter can be a useful means of communication and source of information, it can also be a fucking festering pool of indecency, awfulness and hate.

Yesterday, a single tweet fell on this range and I’ll let you be the judge as to where it landed:

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Katie Rich is a writer on Saturday Night Live. This tweet has since been removed and the profile set to private in response to the fallout from this tweet. Additionally, a petition on Change.org calling for NBC to fire the writer from Saturday Night Live had garnered more than 1800 signatures by Saturday morning. Lastly, Rich’s Wikipedia page had been briefly vandalized describing her as «talentless hack that bullies 10 year olds.»

All this is to say that kids should be off limits, across the board. Sasha and Malia Obama were the unwilling targets of such ire 3 years ago, too, proving that both sides are susceptible to the bullying of children. In 2014, A GOP aide by the name of Elizabeth Lauten posted on her Facebook the following:

Dear Sasha and Malia: I get you’re both in those awful teen years, but you’re a part of the First Family, try showing a little class. At least respect the part you play. Then again, your mother and father don’t respect their positions very much, or the nation for that matter. So I’m guessing you’re coming up a little short in the ‘good role model’ department.»stretch yourself…rise to the occasion and act like being in the White House matters to you. Dress like you deserve respect, not a spot at a bar. And certainly don’t make faces during televised, public events.

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Elizabeth Lauten resigned from her position as a senior staffer a few days following that post.

So a couple of lessons learned:

— We have to remember that Barron Trump is ten. He isn’t homeschooled, more than likely isn’t well versed in diplomacy, and probably doesn’t have fully formed political opinions.

— Even as a joke, comparing him to a «shooter» has horrible implications. If there was some proof that he suffers with mental illness, still should be off limits and I’d hope there would be an outpouring of support that he is getting the treatment he needs.

— Barron Trump was born into this life and hadn’t chosen it. His life, much like Malia and Sasha and the Bush daughters and Chelsea Clinton, will be under heavy scrutiny. Every decision he will have to make here on forward will be under the watchful eye of a 300 million strong nation. Cut the kid some fucking slack.

Bottom line is this: I get that we’re angry and that we’re hurting, but this is unacceptable. We, as liberals, put forth rules when Obama was in office when it came to speaking about about the whole Obama family. We used those rules to judge how people are supposed to behave based on the way the Obamas were treated. We need to follow those goddamn rules. Same rules applied when Bush and Clinton were in office in regards to their daughters as well. Adults bullying children is cowardly full stop. It’s going to be a trying 4 years, let’s not start at the bottom. I’d encourage everyone to leave Barron Trump out of their disdain and disgust with his father. «When they go low, we go high.»

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Ashley Judd Has the Women’s March Fired Up With Her Impassioned «Nasty Woman» Poem

Ashley Judd is one proud nasty woman. On Saturday, the actress and activist joined hundreds of thousands of women from around the world to protest Donald Trump‘s presidency at the Women’s March on Washington. While taking the stage, Ashley shared a poem written by 19-year-old Nina Donovan that celebrates all the «nasty women» out there and calls out a number of issues including the gender wage gap, the cost of tampons and pads, and the struggles of the LGBT community. «I’m a nasty woman. I’m not as nasty as a man who looks like he bathes in Cheetos dust. A man whose words are a dis track to America,» she said while pacing across the stage. Watch Ashley’s impassioned speech in full above now.

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Uma Thurman’s Custody Battle Got Uglier

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Actress and Quentin Tarantino fetish object Uma Thurman is currently locked in a custody battle with her ex-boyfriend Arpad (Arki) Busson over their four-year-old daughter, Luna.

Last week, Arki accused Uma of mixing pills and booze while she accused him of letting Luna ride a scooter without a helmet (um…). Uma finally got her hands on some alleged real dirt this week. We’ve got hookers, the threatening of ex-girlfriends, and cheating on high school tests! True, one of those accusations is a little frivolous compared to the other two, but, you have to throw everything at the reputation wall and see what sticks!

Page Six reported on the latest goings-on in Uma and Arki’s Manhattan custody trial. Uma’s lawyer had Arki on the stand and brought up ladies of the evening. And high school exams. I would have just stuck with the hookers.

“Did you tell Ms. Thurman you had paid someone to take your baccalaureate exam for you?” the lawyer, Eleanor Alter, asked in Manhattan Supreme Court.

“Yes,” Arpad “Arki” Busson, answered from the witness stand. The then 17-year-old Busson was enrolled at the Institut Le Rosey boarding school in Switzerland at the time.

“Did you also tell Ms. Thurman you had been addicted to prostitutes?” Alter asked.

“No,” Busson said.

Judge Matthew Cooper, who’s presiding over a two-week custody trial between the former couple for a parenting schedule with their 4-year-old daughter Luna, cut off further questioning on the subject.

The lawyer lady also accused him of threatening his other ex-girlfriend (and mother of two more of his children) Elle McPherson, to the point where she had to wear a wire on her Australian former swimsuit model body when she was around him. His lawyer got an objection sustained before he could answer.

Uma herself also testified and claimed that that Arki wasn’t the sort of boyfriend who’s going to paint your toenails and watch This Is Us with you.

“He was very difficult to be with. He was very angry. He got meaner and meaner,” Thurman said, her voice rising.

She also noted that his supposed reaction to her telling him she was pregnant with Luna in 2011 was both heartwarming and patriotic.

“Um, he looked at me and said, ‘Well the child won’t share your last name, cannot be a U.S. citizen and can’t have a U.S. passport and will be raised Catholic,’” she recalled, her voice shaking.

“What was the status of the relationship following that conversation?” Wolff asked.

“It was terrible,” Thurman answered.

Uma also claimed that Arki was prone to throwing a scary wobbly in front of the children now and then, as well as being somewhat hit-or-miss in his visits with Luna since their breakup, which caused her anxiety.

As for Arki, he hit back by accusing Uma of using Luna to gouge him for free airfare to the UK so she can get laid.

The London-based businessman said at first he was very excited when he learned last summer that his daughter was coming to visit him for her birthday. But, he said, Thurman suddenly invited herself along.

“I was blackmailed. I had to buy business class tickets for the nanny and the mother and the daughter at an exorbitant price,” he griped about the $ 30,000 cost.

“Did you subsequently learn why the mother wanted to come to London?” Bronstein asked.

“Yes her lover was in London,” he said.

Uma and Arki were together on and off for seven years and were engaged twice. Uma testified that they never lived together, but he had “closet space.” They split for good in February of 2014. One sort of hopes that, for Luna’s sake, someone puts her into a rocket to another planet ala Superman where she’ll be found by a kindly older couple who own a farm and will raise her with love amongst peaceful meadows and cows and stuff. Either that, or Uma and Arki better have hot-and-cold running child therapists for this little kid.

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‘Pre-Born Women Are Underrepresented’: Talking to the Anti-Abortion Women’s Marchers 

WASHINGTON, DC—“Shit, shit, shit,” Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life, muttered into her phone. Hawkins was standing in front of the Supreme Court corralling a group of 30 anti-abortion activists. Almost all of the activists were young women—only a few men and one MAGA hat—gathered to make their voices…

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Hot Slut Of The Day!

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Anita Yavich, the protester who threw up a gorgeous double serving of my favorite symbol at the inauguration yesterday!

Depending on who you ask, Trump’s inauguration either brought out around 250,000 to 900,000 people (according to the media) or a number so YUGE that it hasn’t been invented yet (according toTrump). And that number included protesters like the purple parka-wearing warrior who tossed out a double fuck you during his speech. And just like that, the perfect poster for the women’s march was created (as well as the picture visual response I can fart back at a trick who tells me in an e-mail that I need to show nothing but respect to my president.)

Buzzfeed reporter Mary Georgantopoulos covered the inauguration yesterday and tweeted that picture of the middle finger-wielding champion in purple along with this caption:

Lots of middle fingers up in the air during Trump’s speech

The blog Angry Asian Man says that the two-gun saluter has been ID’d as Anita Yavich, a Broadway costume designer who and Associate Professor of Theater Design at SUNY Purchase. Keep those middle fingers up, Anita! (Although, they may get tired sometime between now and 2020, so she may want to invest in two of these.)

Pic: @marygeorgant 

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Kristen Stewart Felt Donald Trump Tweeting About Her In 2012 Was “Insane”

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Let’s turn the clock back to 2012. Hurricane Sandy was slapping the shit out of NYC. Jessica Simpson struggled to deal with Papa Joe’s twink addiction. And our current president Donald Trump felt necessary to chime in about a celebrity couple’s tragic breakup. He’s grown so much since then.

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson starred as a starcrossed and sparkly vampire couple in a seemingly endless film franchise called Twilight in the early 2010s. They were also in a poorly concealed “secret” relationship which kaboomed when Kristen was papped letting a director attend to her needs in a mini-Cooper. Our future president, who was merely a reality television star back then, was firmly on Team Edward. He hates cheating (he’s been romancing the Twitter bird for a looonnngg time)!

Here’s an example of some of the important historical documents that will be on display in the Trump Presidential Library.

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Variety (via People) spoke to Kristen at the Sundance Film Festival where she’s selling her directorial debut, Come Swim, and she was asked about Trumpasaurus Wrecks tweeting about her back in the day.

“He was mad at me a couple years ago, really obsessed with me a couple years ago, which is f—ing crazy,” Stewart told Variety in Park City, Utah as part of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, just hours after the swearing-in ceremony in the nation’s capital.

“I can’t even understand it. I literally cannot even understand it. It’s such far-out concept that I don’t want to believe that actually is happening. It’s insane,” added the Come Swim star, who does not have a Twitter account.

Kristen also realizes that daring to mention Trump in a negative light aloud is like tempting Candyman to make an appearance in your life.

“At that point, he was just, like, a reality star. I had no reference. It wasn’t like really a thing,” Stewart said about how the 45th president’s tweets make her feel in present day. “But in retrospect, somebody reminded me of that and I was like, ‘Oh my gosh, you’re right!’ He’s probably, like, going to tweet about this.”

Oh get over yourself, Kristen! He’s the POTUS now! The leader of the free world has far more important things to do than scold an actress on Twitter!

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Senate Delays Vote on Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos For Financial Disclosure Review 

The confirmation hearing for Donald Trump’s billionaire Education Secretary pick, Betsy DeVos, on Tuesday was frankly outrageous, the most eye-catching item being DeVos’s assertion that states should be more open to allowing guns into schools for protecting students against grizzly bear attacks.

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Packers Fan Plans On Taking His Fiancée’s Last Name Because It’s Packer

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This is a level of fandom that may never be reached. Even more than the idiots who get tattoos and shit like that. Do you think you’re a die-hard fan of your favorite team? Let me ask in a different way: Would you be willing to take your fiancée’s last name because it’s the same name as your favorite team. Most would say no. But our boy Ryan here is such a big Packers fan that he literally wants to be named after them. Wild stuff.

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“I grew up in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, where the Packers are the unofficial state religion,” he wrote to ABC News while traveling home from vacation in Paris. “Everyone from grandmothers to little kids are diehard fans and we live and die with the team.”

And now that Holtan-Murphy is engaged to woman named Marie Packer, he plans to take her last name so he’ll forever be “Mr. Packer.”

“Honestly, it was never even a decision for me,” he said. “As soon as things started to get serious, for me it was never an option not to take her name. I mean, it’s Packer! I think we were talking about the future and I casually mentioned it, and she was very receptive, and didn’t act like I was nuts — yet another reason she’s the perfect girl for me.”

Back in the day, many would say that taking the woman’s last name is about as emasculating as it gets. But guess what? It’s 2017 now, if you say that you’re going to hear it. So shout out to Ryan for breaking barriers and reaching a level of fandom that most people couldn’t even dream of.

 

 


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Drew Barrymore, John Legend, and More Stars Show Support For the Women’s March on Washington

President Donald Trump was sworn into office on Friday, and celebrities across the world are using their star power to support the Women’s March on Washington DC. Victoria Beckham uploaded a photo of her and daughter Harper hugging on Instagram, writing, «Proud to support women everywhere today,» and John Legend hit the streets of Park City, UT. Chelsea Handler, Jessica Chastain, and Drew Barrymore were all front and center at the event, as were Amy Schumer and Debra Messing. While it’s unclear if Beyoncé will show up, she did officially endorse the Women’s March on her personal Facebook page earlier this week. Keep reading to see how other stars are showing their support.

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