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Host Country Stumbles
as World Cup Play Begins
Nov 20, 2022 4:50 PM CST
Host Country Stumbles as World Cup Play Begins
Crowd control issues persist in Qatar
- In a seven-act World Cup opening ceremony on Sunday, actor Morgan Freeman extended one yellow-gloved hand to a FIFA ambassador suffering from a rare spinal disorder in an image meant to represent inclusion in a country facing international criticism over its human rights record. That wasn't the biggest moment...
Lawyer to CNN:
May 29, 2018 12:25 PM CDT
Freeman's Lawyer to CNN: Retract Article, Apologize
He says there are big problems with the network's article
- Morgan Freeman's lawyer has sent a 10-page letter to CNN demanding the network retract its story accusing Freeman of sexual misconduct . Attorney Robert M. Schwartz says reporter Chloe Melas has stated she was inspired to research and write the story after Freeman made inappropriate comments toward her (while she...
Worries Work Will
May 26, 2018 9:53 AM CDT
Morgan Freeman Worries Work Will Be 'Undermined'
The 80-Year-Old actor issues a personal statement
- Morgan Freeman says this could "undermine" everything he's done. On Friday, the 80-year-old actor issued a personal defense of his behavior with women , saying he's kidded around with female colleagues but never jeopardized work environments or offered jobs for sex, the
reports. "I am...
May 24, 2018 3:20 PM CDT
Morgan Freeman Responds to CNN Exposé
Apologizes, says he did not intend to make anyone feel 'uncomfortable or disrespected'
- Morgan Freeman apologized on Thursday to anyone who may have felt "uncomfortable or disrespected" by his behavior, after CNN reported that multiple women have accused the actor of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on movie sets and in other professional settings. "Anyone who knows me or has worked...
With Morgan Freeman
Leads to Expose
May 24, 2018 11:14 AM CDT
Journo's Experience With Morgan Freeman Leads to Expose
CNN's Chloe Melas started making calls after an allegedly inappropriate experience with him
- "He was looking at my breasts, and I told him, 'My eyes are up here.'" So says one of the women in a very lengthy CNN exclusive in which eight women in total accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior. Another eight people said they witnessed his...
Morgan Freeman Is Jarvis to
Mark Zuckerberg's Tony Stark
Dec 20, 2016 3:45 PM CST
Morgan Freeman Is Jarvis to Mark Zuckerberg's Tony Stark
Actor is voice behind Facebook founder's new home AI system
- It's well documented that Morgan Freeman is incapable of turning down any role—(cough)
—including, apparently, the role of Mark Zuckerberg's personal butler. In a Facebook video posted Tuesday, Zuckerberg debuted his new artificially intelligent home assistant voiced by none other than...
Plane Blows Tire,
Dec 6, 2015 10:01 AM CST
Morgan Freeman Plane Blows Tire, Forcing Landing
Actor is unhurt in Miss. accident; plane, not so much
- A plane carrying Morgan Freeman and his pilot blew a tire on takeoff from a Mississippi airport and made an emergency landing in which its landing gear collapsed and the plane ran off the side of a runway, authorities said. No one was injured. Mayor Bill Luckett of Clarksdale, a...
Nov 8, 2015 3:25 PM CST
6 Stars Who've Served in the Military
Including some who may surprise you
- Veterans Day is coming up on Wednesday, and in a nod to it,
lists 13 celebrities who've served in the military. Here are 6 standouts, along with some details from Military.com about their service:
Air Force, 1958-1962. The champion martial artist was first exposed to
Morgan Freeman's Grandkid
Murdered on NYC Street
Aug 17, 2015 4:00 AM CDT
Morgan Freeman's Grandkid Murdered on NYC Street
Witness says E'Dena Hines' killer shouted about devils
- The stepgranddaughter that Morgan Freeman helped raise was stabbed to death in New York City early yesterday, allegedly by a crazed boyfriend. Police have confirmed to
that 33-year-old E'Dena Hines was found outside her Manhattan home with multiple stab wounds around 3am. A witness who called 911 tells...
Jul 25, 2014 8:56 AM CDT
Definitely Not Boring
Critics say sci-fi action flick with Scarlett Johansson is 'completely nuts'
- Scarlett Johansson's character ingests designer drugs that enable her to use 100% of her brain in Luc Besson's latest picture, which boasts a neat premise even if it isn't scientifically accurate . But do the critics like it? Mostly, with a 62% rating at Rotten Tomatoes . Here's...
Oct 13, 2012 2:58 PM CDT
Morgan Freeman Narrates Latest Obama Ad
Plus, Bruce Springsteen campaigning for the prez
- President Obama made a good choice for his latest ad: He got Morgan Freeman to narrate it. Freeman, a huge Obama supporter, has one of the most recognizable voices in the country, the
Wire notes—and if he says you're better off now than you were four years...
Jul 19, 2012 10:13 AM CDT
Morgan Freeman Gives Obama Huge Campaign Boost
Donates $1M to pro-Obama super PAC
- Priorities USA Action, the super PAC supporting President Obama, has been struggling, raising just $6 million last month —and one-sixth of that came from a single source: Actor Morgan Freeman is putting his money where his mouth is, Politico reports, donating a cool million bucks to the super PAC....
We Still Await
Jul 5, 2012 5:29 PM CDT
Morgan Freeman: We Still Await First Black President
Obama is our first 'mixed-race president,' he says
- Morgan Freeman is a big supporter of President Obama, but he doesn't buy the notion that Obama is America's first black president. In fact, Freeman tells NPR that the nation still hasn't celebrated that particular milestone:
"First thing that always pops into my head regarding our
Time Warner Shareholder: Freeman Must Be Reined In
May 17, 2012 9:53 AM CDT
Time Warner Shareholder: Freeman Must Be Reined In
Actor endangers 'Dark Knight Rises,' rep suggests
- Could outspoken Morgan Freeman's politics endanger the success of
The Dark Knight Rises
? That’s what one Time Warner shareholder warned at the annual shareholders' meeting this week, noting that while Freeman was promoting
last year, he took the opportunity to call the Tea Party racist during...
Dolphin With Prosthetic Tail
Aug 20, 2011 1:58 PM CDT
Dolphin With Prosthetic Tail Goes Hollywood
'Winter' stars in soon-to-be-released film with Morgan Freeman
- If you've never heard of Winter the dolphin, get ready. She's about to be a movie star, reports the Huffington Post .
, with Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd, tells the true-life story of how Winter lost her tail in a crab trap at age 3 months. Doctors...
Likely to Win
Dec 2, 2010 3:30 AM CST
USA Flubs World Cup Pitch, Still Likely to Win
Bill Clinton, Morgan Freeman push US bid to FIFA
- Soccer's governing body chooses the country to host the 2022 World Cup today and the US is widely expected to win—despite a somewhat shambolic presentation yesterday. Bill Clinton's speech was long and rambling and Morgan Freeman accidentally skipped a page in his script, but Team USA star Landon Donovan...
Have a Blast in
Oct 15, 2010 8:08 AM CDT
Aging A-Listers Have a Blast in
Mirren, Freeman, Willis, Malkovich fire away in graphic novel adaptation
- A bunch of aging Hollywood icons team up for a graphic novel adaptation—
sounds fun, right? Some critics thought this movie about retired CIA operatives forced to get back in the game was a blast, others thought it was trying too hard. Perhaps it depends on how much you...
Behind TV Ads
guess who pitches toilet paper?
Mar 8, 2010 9:34 AM CST
Surprising Celeb Voices Behind TV Ads
You can't be dignified all the time
- Jon Hamm is famous for playing an advertising exec on
, and soon he—or at least his voice—will also be famous for advertising, period. Hamm is the latest celebrity to lend his voice to a commercial campaign, in his case, Mercedes-Benz. PopEater takes a look at nine...
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Feb 10, 2010 9:57 AM CST
Obama Salutes Protest Songs With Concert
Bob Dylan, Queen Latifah head all-star salute to music that fueled civil rights
- Crediting civil rights-era protest songs and their spiritual predecessors for his election, President Obama last night opened the White House to an all-star lineup that paid tribute to the music that he said fueled freedom marches and civil disobedience. Queen Latifah sang the Marvin Gaye classic "What's Going On"...
Clint Eastwood America's
Favorite Movie Star
Jan 26, 2010 4:05 PM CST
Clint Eastwood America's Favorite Movie Star
Men prefer Clint, women like Johnny Depp in Harris poll
- Americans love Clint Eastwood—he's the nation's favorite movie star for the fourth time in the annual Harris poll. Eastwood topped the men's list, as well being the favorite of Republicans and Independents. Democrats preferred Denzel Washington, while women liked Johnny Depp. The overall winners, not broken down by gender...
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