Star Wars 9 Mark Hamill tweets 'Thanks for reuniting Han, Luke and Leia' and fans go wild

However divided the Star wars fanbase might be, everyone loves the maverick who plays Luke Skywalker. Hamill has endeared himself to fans with his obvious love for the franchise, his witty social media posts and his rather transparent views on the latest movies in the franchise. One of the biggest criticisms levelled at the Sequel Trilogy was the failure […]

Viewers SHRED Ellen DeGeneres for forgiving Kevin Hart over 10yr-old homophobic tweets

Fans are savaging Ellen DeGeneres after she appealed to their sense of forgiveness in defense of fellow comic Kevin Hart, who was pressured into declining an offer of hosting the Oscars over his decade-old homophobic tweets. DeGeneres, whose on-screen coming-out made television history, offered Hart a chance to explain himself on her show after controversy […]

US military nuclear unit tweets that it’s ready to drop something ‘much bigger’ than New Year’s Eve ball

Photo by Joe McNally/Getty Images The US Strategic Command unit has apologized for a tweet that was sent in “poor taste.” The tweet, which has since been deleted, claimed the unit was ready to drop something “much, much bigger” than New York’s New Year’s Eve ball. Footage of an aircraft releasing bombs accompanied the tweet. […]

‘I’ll give all the Jews wrong meds’: Anti-Zionist tweets get Muslim doctor fired AND haunt her later

A former resident at a hospital in Ohio has been accused of fomenting hatred towards Jews and of whitewashing the Holocaust, after her tweets, in which she compared Israel to Nazi Germany, resurfaced and gained traction online. Lara Kollab, 27, a recent graduate of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently fired from her […]

‘Peace and joy in 2019’: Iran’s foreign minister tweets Christmas congratulations

Iran’s foreign minister tweeted an English language Christmas message, wishing ‘peace and joy’ in 2019. Christians are free to practice in the Islamic republic, but promoting conversions from Islam are illegal. Zarif, who often sends political messages via twitter, and even argues with the US President (link), used a line from the Koran to congratulate […]

Prestigious Heisman Trophy winner Murray forced to apologize for homophobic teenage tweets

Kyler Murray, one of the top prospects in American collegiate sport, has found himself at the center of a Twitter controversy after old tweets surfaced using homophobic slurs. Murray is the two-sport star of Oklahoma University and is predicted to be a future big name in either the NFL or Major League Baseball. The 21-year-old quarterback […]

Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the Oscars and apologizes for earlier homophobic tweets

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images Several days after it was announced that he would host the 2019 Academy Awards, Kevin Hart has decided to step down. In a tweet posted just after midnight on Friday, December 7, the comedian shared his decision to relinquish his hosting duties, after backlash over his past anti-LGBTQ tweets and his initial […]

Trump’s trade tweets not only threatened Asian markets this week but invited China to come save the day with a surprising and unorthodox message of trust

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images China’s reticent Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) intervened in declining Asian markets Wednesday, with a surprise message of trust, during the increasingly opaque trade war truce supposedly delivered at the G20 leaders summit in Argentina. That stands in pretty stark contrast to the volley of Tuesday tweets from President Donald Trump that smacked […]

George Papadopoulos tweets offer at Comey: Testify publicly and I’ll withdraw my request for immunity

Yuri Gripas/Reuters George Papadopoulos, a former adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign, called for former FBI director James Comey to publicly testify about the FBI’s purported mishandling of the Russia investigation. Papadopoulos’ tweets came after House Republicans subpoenaed Comey and former attorney general Loretta Lynch to appear before lawmakers in a closed-door session. But Comey […]

Elon Musk tweets that the Boring Company’s first tunnel is set to open on December 10

The Joe Rogan Podcast/YouTube Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter on Sunday that his Boring Company, which aims to lower the cost of building high-speed transit tunnels, has almost completed its first tunnel.  The tunnel will open on December 10, and reportedly run under Hawthorne in the Los Angeles area. Musk has […]