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Twitter CEO's Restaurant Choice Ignites Controversy

After criticism, Jack Dorsey laments eating at Chick-fil-A during Pride Month

(Newser) - It started innocently enough: Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, tried to plug his latter company by tweeting that he'd saved money by using its mobile payment service. The problem, at least in some eyes, is that he saved that money while eating at Chick-fil-A. The fast-food chain... More »

Latest Bigwig Accused of Sex Harassment: Oliver Stone

Backlash swift after he initially refused to condemn Weinstein

(Newser) - Oliver Stone initially refused to condemn Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misdeeds, and though he ultimately changed his tune, backlash was swift: He's now been accused of sexually inappropriate behavior of his own by two women. Carrie Stevens, an actress and former Playboy Playmate, responded to Stone's comments... More »

As Showtime Readies Series, Seamstress Is Denied Parole

Joyce Mitchell helped 2 inmates escape from New York state prison

(Newser) - A state board has denied parole to a tailor who played a key role in a prison break that's the subject of a Showtime miniseries being filmed in the northern New York region where it happened. Joyce Mitchell will remain behind bars for at least two more years for... More »

3 Oscars Speeches Making Waves

Patricia Arquette, John Legend lead calls for change

(Newser) - What many may remember best about last night's Oscars were the acceptance speeches: It was a "particularly passionate evening," writes Alessandra Stanley in the New York Times . "The political speeches were somber, but they turned out to be more lively and bracing than any of (host... More »

Here Are Your Oscar Winners

'Birdman' wins big at Academy Awards

(Newser) - Host Neil Patrick Harris opened tonight's Academy Awards with—what else?—a musical number about the glory of movies, joined by special guest appearances by Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, and a bunch of dancers in impressive costumes. After a short, snark-free monologue, the awards began. Stay with us throughout... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Your running list of the night's awards

(Newser) - After Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's opening monologue , the Golden Globes were off and running:
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture went to JK Simmons for Whiplash.
  • Best Supporting Actress, TV went to Joanne Froggatt for Downton Abbey. Onstage, she mentioned a letter she got from a rape
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To Fight Hunger, Arquette Thinks Inside the Box

Plus, LiLo starts yet another business, and more

(Newser) - David Arquette will “live” in a box next week to raise money for the hungry, the AP reports. The actor will spend 8 hours each on Tuesday and Wednesday in a Plexiglas box above the Madison Square Garden marquee to raise $250,000 for charity. Elsewhere:
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Arquette Calls It Quits With Hubby Jane

Actor hires celeb divorce lawyer who repped Britney

(Newser) - Patricia Arquette has cited “irreconcilable differences" and filed for divorce from actor Thomas Jane, TMZ reports. The couple of 2 years has no prenup and a 5-year-old daughter, so Arquette will rely on celebrity divorce lawyer Laura Wasser to sort things out. Wasser has handled power breakups for... More »

'Bruno' Borat Disrupts NBC Set

Baon-Cohen infiltrates set of psychic drama Medium in latest character role

(Newser) - No one saw it coming. Production was temporarily halted and an extra forcibly removed during the filming of the popular NBC detective series the Medium when the actor suddenly disrupted a tense courtroom scene involving Patricia Arquette, reports Entertainment Weekly. The extra turned out to be Borat star Sacha Baron... More »

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