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James Franco: ‘I’m straight in my life and gay in my art’

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The title of this article could have been “James Franco is fucking insane“, but I think that’s pretty widely known at this point. In a new interview with something called FourTwoNine Magazine, James is riffing on his sexuality – mainly about how he’s gay in public but straight in private, but it’s all just part of the performance, man.

“I like to think that I’m gay in my art and straight in my life. Although, I’m also gay in my life up to the point of intercourse, and then you could say I’m straight. So I guess it depends on how you define gay. If it means whom you have sex with, I guess I’m straight. In the twenties and thirties, they used to define homosexuality by how you acted and not by whom you slept with. Sailors would fuck guys all the time, but as long as they behaved in masculine ways, they weren’t considered gay.”

“I guess I mean that I like my queer public persona. I like that it’s so hard to define me and that people always have to guess about me. They don’t know what the hell is up with me, and that’s great. Not that I do what I do to confuse people, but as long as they are confused, I get time to play.”

“Maybe sex with a guy would change things, but I doubt it. Like I said, I’m gay in my art. Or, I should say, queer in my art. And I’m not this way for political reasons, although sometimes it becomes political, like when I voted for same-sex marriage, etc. But what it’s really about is making queer art that destabilizes engrained ways of being, art that challenges hegemonic thinking.”

“Because it means that I can be a figure for change. I am a figure who can show the straight community that many of their definitions are outdated and boring. And I can also show the gay community that many of the things about themselves that they are giving up to join the straight community are actually valuable and beautiful.”

I mean… what the hell did I just read? Does he even know what he’s saying? Because if so, he needs to enlighten the rest of us since it makes zero sense. He’s gay but he’s not gay but he’s queer as long as he’s not REALLY queer? WHY JAMES WHY?

Anyone want to venture a translation?

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Taylor Swift will not be in porn, thank you

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Taylor Swift is one smart lady. She knows there are some sickos out there in the world, and she’s beating them to the punch. Our Lady of the $40 Million Legs is ten steps ahead of anyone who might try to make a porn parody of her or Photoshop her body on a naked woman giving a rim job by purchasing up some porno domains before anyone could get to them.

report from CNN Money suggests that the musician has purchased some X-rated domains involving her name so that no one else on the internet can use them for more nefarious purposes.

Stuart Lawley, the CEO of ICM registry, reportedly told CNN Money that Swift’s management team has purchased TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult, as the company is in charge of .porn and .adult domains.

According to CNN, ICM is allowing a certain group of individuals and companies to jump on these domains before they’re open to the public for purchase on June 1. This move would allow those groups to protect their image before a random teenager on the internet locks them down and charges a premium for those groups to buy them back.

Smart move, I suppose – but it’s not like some asshole can’t buy, I dunno, taylorswiftsucksdickformoney.com or whatever, right? I mean, it’s good that she’s got a hold of these url extensions, but there are literally limitless combos people can make up if they really wanted to, so… I don’t know how successful this whole plan is.

I wonder what other celebs have gotten in on this to try and prevent issues later? I bet you Kim and Kanye have bought some to actually use for their nude “art”.

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Scott Disick quits rehab, goes to the club

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Scott Disick‘s addiction to alcohol (and drugs, one would assume) recently hit fever pitch, leading him to seek “unconventional” rehab in the form of hallucinogenics down in Costa Rica. While you would think the completely lax approach would be more to Scott’s liking, apparently tripping balls in the jungle wasn’t quite chill enough for him, because he’s quit his rehab and decided to just go clubbing instead.

Scott Disick’s officially ditched rehab in Costa Rica … so he can spend quality time at the local nightclubs.

Disick was spotted hanging near the bar in a club called Rouge on Saturday night. Sporting a black tee and ball cap … Scott seemed like he was trying to keep a low profile — but hanging with a big bodyguard in purple ain’t exactly inconspicuous.

Witnesses tell us he also hit up a spot called Vertigo.

TMZ broke the story … Scott bailed on the Costa Rican rehab program after less than a week. He’s coming back to the states, and already has club gigs booked back here.

Wow, what a winner. Glad to see he’s dedicated to being a great partner to his longtime girlfriend and the three kids he begged to impregnate her with. Super classy.

Another piece of trash in the Kardashian garbage pile, I suppose :(

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Angelina Jolie had her ovaries removed

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Angelina Jolie has been outspoken about her experience in trying to remain cancer-free, first undergoing a double mastectomy after discovering she was the carrier of a gene which would make developing the illness all but certain. Now she has taken the next step in the process by having her ovaries removed after experiencing yet another cancer scare, and she feels good about her decision to take control of her health.

In a piece written for the New York Times, Angelina explained:

I had been planning this for some time. It is a less complex surgery than the mastectomy, but its effects are more severe. It puts a woman into forced menopause. So I was readying myself physically and emotionally, discussing options with doctors, researching alternative medicine, and mapping my hormones for estrogen or progesterone replacement. But I felt I still had months to make the date.

Then two weeks ago I got a call from my doctor with blood-test results. “Your CA-125 is normal,” he said. I breathed a sigh of relief. That test measures the amount of the protein CA-125 in the blood, and is used to monitor ovarian cancer. I have it every year because of my family history.

But that wasn’t all. He went on. “There are a number of inflammatory markers that are elevated, and taken together they could be a sign of early cancer.” I took a pause. “CA-125 has a 50 to 75 percent chance of missing ovarian cancer at early stages,” he said. He wanted me to see the surgeon immediately to check my ovaries.

I went through what I imagine thousands of other women have felt. I told myself to stay calm, to be strong, and that I had no reason to think I wouldn’t live to see my children grow up and to meet my grandchildren.

I called my husband in France, who was on a plane within hours. The beautiful thing about such moments in life is that there is so much clarity. You know what you live for and what matters. It is polarizing, and it is peaceful.

After seeing the surgeon, Angelina underwent a series of tests, from ultrasounds to PET/CT scans and they all came back normal. She was relieved, but still not convinced that she was out of the woods. There was still a chance that she had early stage ovarian cancer that these tests couldn’t determine, but it meant it was early enough that she could still undergo the surgery to remove the ovaries, which she decided to do.

Last week, I had the procedure: a laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. There was a small benign tumor on one ovary, but no signs of cancer in any of the tissues.

I have a little clear patch that contains bio-identical estrogen. A progesterone IUD was inserted in my uterus. It will help me maintain a hormonal balance, but more important it will help prevent uterine cancer. I chose to keep my uterus because cancer in that location is not part of my family history.

It is not possible to remove all risk, and the fact is I remain prone to cancer. I will look for natural ways to strengthen my immune system. I feel feminine, and grounded in the choices I am making for myself and my family. I know my children will never have to say, “Mom died of ovarian cancer.”

Of course, the piece is much longer than this and is well worth the read, but good for Angelina for making this difficult choice and for encouraging other women to take control of their own health. Ovarian cancer can be symptomless for years until it’s too late and needlessly kills so many women. I seriously hope one day we discover a cure for cancers of all types, but for now, early detection and treatment is the best chance we have in combatting it.

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Kylie Jenner: “It’s intimidating to look good all the time”

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Kylie Jenner‘s entire existence seems to center around her appearance and how she can “enhance” it to look as much like her older sister and as little like a human being as possible. But all of that puts a lot of pressure on a 17-year-old girl, and Kylie is human underneath all that surgery and makeup. At least she has Kim to look up to and model herself after!

She said: ”The people who really inspire my style-wise are obviously Kim and Kanye.”

Despite gladly taking tips from her older sister, the 17-year-old television personality is less at ease with the idea she is someone else’s style role model.

She added: ”I am definitely conscious of it. It is a little intimidating to look good all the time, but I just try to make outfits and meet with my stylist [Monica Rose].

”We will just talk and collaborate. We will throw ideas around and talk about the stuff that we like. So it’s really cool. Some people just follow me because I post a lot of outfits and shoes and jewellery.”

Yikes. Kim and Kanye inspire her style? Kim and Kanye don’t HAVE style. I mean, I get that the family is in their goth phase at the moment where they all where black from head to toe nonstop, and that’s… sure, it’s a look. But is it “style”? Would you call THIS style? No, thank you.

God help this girl.

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Zoe Saldana thinks Dolce & Gabbana boycott is dumb

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I’ve never had much time for Zoe Saldana – she’s always saying obnoxious shit and she’s not even that great of an actress, so she’s whatever in my books. With all that in mind, I suppose it shouldn’t be surprising that she’s decided to sound off on the fact that a lot of celebs have promised to refrain from buying Dolce & Gabbana after their offensive and reductive comments about children conceived via IVF. To Zoe, boycotting the brand is real dumb – I mean, who prioritizes morality over fashion?!?!?!

“No! Not at all, that would be the stupidest thing if it affected my fashion choice,” Saldana told E! News exclusively at the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards when asked if she will boycott the famous brand. “People are allowed to their own opinion, however, I wouldn’t have chosen to be so public about something that’s such a personal thing.”

She added, “Obviously it caused some sensitivity, but then again if you continue to follow the news, you see they all kinda hugged it out, so why are we making a big deal about it?”

Uh… “They all kinda hugged it out?” Is that code for “Elton John said shit and then was carrying that D&G bag the next day?” because no one is over it, girl, and Elton was a hot mess for doing that, and celebrities are still boycotting the brand. How dumb is she?

‘Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’ gets its first trailer

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Did you love the first several Mission Impossible films? Do you feel like you need another? You’re in luck, because Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation is coming out on July 31st and the first trailer for the movie is here!

It’s got action! It’s got flying! It’s got Tom Cruise! What’s not to love?

Admittedly, I’ve never seen any of the other Mission Impossibles because it’s not really my thing, but I’m sure this movie will be one of the most anticipated of the summer and do really well at the box office.

Will you see Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation?

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