1. Mischa Barton’s lawyer says Barton may be the victim of “revenge porn”
Barton’s lawyer issued a statement saying that Mischa Barton does not consent to the disclosure of any naked or sexualy explicit images. If they are being “shopped around”Barton believes she was recorded without her consent.
Barton’s lawyer continues in the statement saying:
“There’s a name for this disgusting conduct: revenge pornography. Revenge pornography is a form of sexual assault, and it is also a crime and a civil wrong in California. And we will not stand for it.”
2. Chance the Rapper says he’s considering moving back in with his parents
Chance recently told Complex that the idea of moving back in with his parents is comforting, saying:
“I think, anybody, if they were in my position—if they were 23 with a kid for the first time and were working—they would find comfort in being able to stay with their parents.”
He has also been honest about the surprise of becoming a father, and the difficulties that have followed saying:
“I’m not shy in saying it: I didn’t expect to become a father when I was 22,”
“Trying to build a home inside of a studio — it’s impossible,”
3. Star of “Get Out,” Daniel Kaluuya responded to Samuel L. Jackson’s criticism
Samuel L. Jackson had told radio station Hot 97 that he felt too many roles were being given to British black actors, saying an “American Brother” would have benefited from the lead role in “Get Out.”
In an interview posted Monday in GQ, Daniel Kaluuya “expressed admiration for Jackson but disagreed with his stance.”
Kaluuya said he’s had to deal with people calling him “too black,” saying:
“When I’m around black people, I’m made to feel ‘other’ because I’m dark-skinned….I just want to tell black stories,”
4. It seems Selena Gomez has begun wearing some of The Weekend’s clothes
In a recent Instagram, Selena Gomez is seen wearing a sweatshirt that appears to be The Weekend’s. It’s a sweatshirt that he’s been seen in before.
And while he wasn’t in her Instagram picture, he did leave a comment that simply read “sweater,” seeming to confirm it was his in what some are calling “adorable side eye.”
5. Broadway theaters stayed open last night through the snow
More than 2 dozen Broadway shows performed their scheduled shows yesterday despite the snowy conditions yesterday.
6. Megan Fox is featured in a new lingerie ad campaign
Megan Fox showed off a few different looks in lingerie for Frederick’s of Hollywood.
She shared a picture of herself on Instagram and mentioned: “Stay tuned for more including my personal collection coming holiday 2017,”
7. It seems Trump did pay his taxes, according to leaked tax returns from 2005
Trump’s tax returns were leaked to journalist David Cay Johnston, who passed them off to Rachel Maddow. Maddow then revealed them last night on her MSNBC show.
His 2005 tax returns show he did pay $38 million dollars in taxes to the government. After taking in $253 million, claiming $103 million in losses, he paid $5.3 million in regular federal income taxes, and $31 million in alternative minimum tax, a tax he would like to ban.
The White House seems unhappy with the leak, claiming it was illegal to release his 2005 tax returns, however under the first amendment journalists sharing leaked documents is legal.