Sexy “Handmaid’s Tale” Halloween costume sparks outrage

It turns out maybe oppression isn’t sexy after all. Online retailer Yandy listed a “Brave Red Maiden” Halloween costume for nearly $65, referencing the garb women forced into surrogacy wear in Hulu’s series “The Handmaid’s Tale.” The provocative rendition includes a red cape, mini dress and white bonnet. “An upsetting dystopian future has emerged where women no longer have a say,” the description reads. “However, we say be bold and speak your mind in this exclusive Brave Red Maiden costume.” The Halloween costume instantly sparked outraged across social media. One Twitter user shared…

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Machine Gun Kelly says he won’t make peace with Eminem in ongoing feud

Machine Gun Kelly may be finished releasing Eminem diss tracks, but he’s keeping his feud with the rapper alive. Appearing on the Power 105.1 radio show The Breakfast Club on Thursday ahead of his new EP out Friday, MGK said he had another song aimed at Eminem ready for release but shelved it after he heard “Killshot,” Eminem’s latest diss track he released last week. “I had a clip ready,” MGK said. “I heard ‘Killshot,’ and I put that (expletive) back in the holster.” Why? MGK was offended by Eminem calling him a “mumble…

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Ticketmaster denies mass ticket-scalping reports as 'categorically untrue'

In this May 11, 2009 file photo, Ticketmaster tickets and gift cards are shown at a box office in San Jose, Calif.(Photo: AP) Ticketmaster is calling reports of collusion with ticket-scalpers “categorically untrue.” CBC News and the Toronto Star allege a company executive acknowledged to undercover reporters at a Las Vegas ticket convention that some resellers have hundreds of TradeDesk accounts, a program Ticketmaster developed that helps scalpers buy and immediately resell large quantities of tickets at a higher price. “We do not condone the statements made by the employee as the conduct described clearly violates our…

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Nordstrom’s taped, dirty-looking shoes on sale for a mere $530; shoppers outraged

The Golden Goose Superstar Taped Sneaker is sold on nordstrom.com. (Photo: Nordstrom.com screengrab) Buying “Dad shoes” is one thing. But purchasing new shoes with dirt and tape already on them – for more than $500 – is quite another. At least that’s according to plenty of shoppers who are sharing their anger on social media in response to a pair of shoes being sold on Nordstrom’s site for $530. The Golden Goose sneakers, dubbed the “Superstar Taped Sneaker,” boast “Crumply, hold-it-all-together tape” and “a grungy rubber cupsole.” In other words, the shoes look as though they’re…

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Melania Trump says Blue Room furniture has been restored and will be returned this fall

The White House Blue Room is getting a new old look. Melania Trump has announced the restoration of a collection of furniture made for the White House by Frenchman Pierre-Antoine Bellange. The first lady says a team of curators has spent more than a decade restoring the furniture. The Committee for the Preservation of the White House approved the restoration project. President James Monroe bought the Bellange suite in 1817. Almost all of it was auctioned off in 1859. Former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy began reacquiring original pieces in 1961,…

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Colbert, Fallon, Conan team up for comic response to President Trump’s insults

Who says President Donald Trump only divides? On Tuesday, he brought three late-night hosts together for a rare joint response to presidential insults at a South Carolina rally on Monday. Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Conan O’Brien united for a taped segment that, in what may be an unprecedented move, opened both Colbert’s “The Late Show” and Fallon’s “The Tonight Show,” long-running time-slot competitors. “Conan,” O’Brien’s late-night TBS show, didn’t feature an original episode Tuesday. The three teamed up after the president doled out critiques of CBS’ Colbert (“lowlife”), NBC’s Fallon (“lost…

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Mom, 39, channels Whitney Houston in a moving 'America's Got Talent' performance

Taking on a Whitney Houston song is a risky move for any performer, but it paid off Tuesday for “America’s Got Talent” contestant Glennis Grace. The 39-year-old wowed the “AGT” judges and studio audience with a moving rendition of the legendary Houston’s “Run to You.” “Ever since I was a little kid, I knew I was made to sing for lots and lots more people. I’m a bit nervous just to sing for you guys and you,” she said before performing, gesturing to the judges and the audience. Just seconds later, the native of Holland…

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Terry Crews says he was asked to withdraw sexual assault lawsuit to stay in 'Expendables'

Terry Crews says he was asked to withdraw sexual assault lawsuit to stay in ‘Expendables’ In testimony before a U.S. Senate Committe on sexual harassment legislation, actor Terry Crews said a producer said he could continue in the ‘Expendables’ films only if he withdrew a lawsuit against an agent. Actor Terry Crews testified Tuesday before a U.S. Senate committee considering sexual harassment legislation.(Photo: Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP) Terry Crews says a film producer said he could only return to the “Expendables” franchise if he dropped his sexual assault lawsuit against a Hollywood…

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Rejected 'Bad Boys' TV offshoot gets new life on Charter's Spectrum cable system

Gabrielle Union will get to play her ‘Bad Boys II’ character, Syd Burnett, in the new TV drama, ‘L.A.’s Finest.’(Photo: Ilya S. Savenok, Getty Images for Hublot) “L.A.’s Finest,” a “Bad Boys” offshoot and can’t-miss broadcast pilot that ultimately did, got new life Tuesday in a brand new place: Charter Communications’ Spectrum cable system. Charter, which owns Spectrum, announced it had picked up 13 episodes of the one-hour action drama series, which stars Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba, and will make it the first major series for Spectrum Original Content. It’s part…

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Sicario’s Josh Brolin is smiling over his killer summer, even with Avengers’ casualties

Josh Brolin has a quick note about the superhero carnage his “Avengers: Infinity Wars” villain Thanos wrought this summer. To be fair, even Brolin, 50, wasn’t aware of just how bad the death toll would be until he watched the April world premiere with Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and the two discovered the shocking surprise twist —  Thanos’ instant disintegration of major superheroes! — a secret kept under wraps by directors Anthony and Joseph Russo. “I was literally sitting in the theater going, ‘Oh my God. Oh my God. Spider-Man just disintegrated. That’s not OK,’ ” Brolin…

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