Fringe’s Jasika Nicole: Running Joke About Astrid’s Name Was ‘Tasteless’ — John Noble Apologizes for Role In It

RELATED STORIES Seven-and-a-half years after Fringe‘s end, Jasika Nicole has shared that as “a black woman with a name that white people seem to find incredibly difficult to pronounce,” she found the running joke about Astrid’s name to be “pretty tasteless.” As fans of the acclaimed Fox sci-fi series know, John Noble’s Dr. Walter Bishop […]

Fox News Host Tucker Carlson Mispronounces Kamala Harris’ Name, Scoffs When Corrected: ‘So What?’

RELATED STORIES It didn’t take long for Tucker Carlson to go after Kamala Harris: The Fox News host repeatedly mispronounced the Democratic VP candidate’s name on Tuesday’s show, and later shrugged it off when a guest tried to point out his mistake. Carlson referred to Harris — who was chosen to be Democratic presidential candidate […]

James Roday Details ‘Deeply Personal’ Decision to Reclaim Birth Name Rodriguez: ‘I Want to Be the Most Honest Ally for My Community’

RELATED STORIES James Rodriguez was a freshman at New York University when the then-aspiring actor first learned that his Mexican-American heritage was going to be a problem for Hollywood. He had just nailed an audition for a big feature film, but the casting director was put off by the fact that his Caucasian-like skin tone […]

NCIS spoilers: Fans uncover Abby Sciuto’s real name in unearthed scene

Abby was not always a completely open book during her time on screen, but viewers felt as if they knew her pretty well. That is, until a viewer came along on the Little Things website, where a fan pointed out her middle name was present in some paperwork. They wrote: “If you look closely at […]

‘You should know that’ Emily Thornberry’s leadership bid ridiculed after huge name blunder

“I would tear my hair out morning after morning seeing GMTV and not seeing any Labour representatives,” Thornberry continued. “Good Morning Britain,” Ray corrected. “It’s not been called GMTV for a long time.” Thornberry apologised but Ray swiped: “If you’re going to be the leader of any party you need to know that.” Deflecting, Thornberry […]

BBC raid: ITV furious as Beeb raid big name talent led by Holly Willoughby

This Morning’s Holly Willoughby and Bradley Walsh, host of The Chase, have been signed up to front a BBC Christmas special. The appointments follow a failed attempt to poach Good Morning Britain’s Piers Morgan for a revived version of The Weakest Link and comes after Take Me Out’s Paddy McGuinness was snapped up for Top Gear. Other […]

The Rook Stars Talk Myfanwy’s Puzzling Name, the Bechdel Test and That Hive-Mind Makeout Session

If you’ve watched an episode of Starz’s supernatural drama The Rook, you already know that Emma Greenwell‘s character’s name — Myfanwy — rhymes with “Tiffany.” But you might not know exactly why, and Greenwell was happy to explain when she stopped by TVLine’s San Diego Comic-Con 2019 interview suite. We won’t go into the specifics here […]

Star Wars 9 title ‘leak’: Latest rumour – is THIS the name of JJ Abrams’ trilogy finale?

The film’s name is widely believed to finally be unveiled on Friday at Star Wars Celebration, a huge fan event in Chicago. Over recent months, multiple rumoured titles have surfaced online and been analysed by fans. Of course, without any official news from Disney or LucasFilm, all of them have had to be taken with […]

The Big Bang Theory season 12: Why Penny Hofstadter’s maiden name will NEVER be REVEALED

Known as Penny Hofstadter (played by Kaley Cuoco) after her marriage to Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki), fans have never been told of her maiden name. There is a reason why it has not been shared and it has been confirmed that fans will be left tormented forever and will never find out her maiden name. […]

Cruise secrets: Why you should be worried if you hear THIS name used by staff

Cruise ship staff are tasked with the smooth running of everything on-board the vessel, from meal times and social activities to allocating cabins and making sure guests can enjoy a jam-packed excursion list. They are often working in teams together for weeks on end, as the boat moors up at a number of jaw-dropping destinations. […]