Posts tagged "Protest"

Angelina Jolie Called ‘Ignorant’ by Bosnian War Victims

Angelina Jolie just can't seem to catch a break with her directorial debut. The group Women Victims of War (WVW), who initially condemned the Salt actress' upcoming movie, issued yet another statement on Monday, blasting Jolie as "ignorant." In the statement, the association says, "Angelina Jolie's ignorant attitude towards victims says enough about the scenario…

By: / November 30, 2010

Angelina Jolie Gets the Boot From Bosnia

Angelina Jolie's humanitarian efforts might be welcome in Bosnia. Her movie production, however, is another matter. Authorities in Bosnia have revoked permission for the Salt beauty to film her directorial debut there, following complaints from a women's war victim group who took exception to the movie's plot. The war-torn country's Women Victims of War Associatio…

By: Celebuzz / October 14, 2010

Adam Lambert ‘Looking Forward’ to Toned-Down Malaysia Concert

Adam Lambert has decided to take it down a notch for the sake of his Malaysian fans—but he's not particularly happy about it. The American Idol fave—who's scheduled to perform at Stadium Putra at Kuala Lumpur on Thursday—took to his Twitter account on Monday night to explain that he'd struck a compromise with Malaysian authorities,…

By: / October 12, 2010

Lady Gaga Gets Political at Arizona Concert (VIDEO)

Lady Gaga made a strong political statement during a special concert in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday night. While addressing the crowd in a sheer plastic dress, Gaga told them that she felt that the Monster Ball tour was already a protest of society rules that made her fans feel "insecure:" I got a phone call…

By: / August 2, 2010

Justin Bieber Targeted by Anti-Gay Activists

Love-struck tweens aren't the only people paying attention to Justin Bieber these days. The "Baby" heartthrob has also attracted the attention of Westboro Baptist Church—and it's not delight they're shrieking with. Bieber has become the most recent target of the WBC, infamous for their anti-gay vitriol and numerous protests (such as at last week's Comic-Co…

By: tracimac / July 29, 2010

BUZZINGS: Danny Glover Ups The Celebrity Activist Ante By Getting Arrested At Union Protest

Danny Glover was arrested this weekend in Maryland during a labor union protest of Sodex food company. Somewhere Sean Penn is seething in anger that he didn't think of this first. (PopEater) • Christina Applegate announced her engagement to Porno for Pyros musician Martyn LeNoble. Congratulations! (Wonderwall) • Matthew McConaughey announced at the ACM…

By: / April 19, 2010

Gossip Girl Blasted for Upcoming Threesome

Not everyone's excited about the menage a trois that's scheduled to air on Gossip Girl on Monday. EW.com reports that professional killjoys the Parents Television Council have fired off a stern letter to CW affiliates, urging them to preempt the episode. In the letter, PTC President Timothy F. Winter writes, "To include a story line…

By: Celebuzz / November 5, 2009

Jayde Nicole Vegges Out

Lettuce have it, Jayde Nicole! Brody Jenner's gal hit up Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on Wednesday to celebrate National Veggie Hot Dog Day (what, is it July 15 again already?) by serving up veggie hot dogs while wearing lettuce leaves on her lady-bits. The event was held by animal-rights group PETA to draw attentio…

By: Celebuzz / July 15, 2009

Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz Join NOH8 to Fight Prop 8

Here's to betting they can still sing like this! Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz are the newest celebs to join the NOH8 campaign in the silent protest against Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in California last November and was recently upheld in court.   In keeping with the style of the portraits by Adam Bouska,…

By: Celebuzz / June 11, 2009

Shanna Moakler Resigns Miss USA Post in Protest

People magazine reports that former Miss USA Shanna Moakler resigned from her post as co-director of the Miss California USA organization on Wednesday, in protest over Tuesday's decision by Donald Trump to let the current Miss California, Carrie Prejean, retain her crown. Prejean was in danger of being dethroned because of topless photos that she

By: Celebuzz / May 13, 2009

Naomi Campbell Oddly Calm Around Fur Protesters

Never one to back away from a confrontation, Naomi Campbell is known for being a one-woman battering ram when provoked. But surprisingly, when the 38-year-old supermodel was ambushed by animal rights protesters in Dublin, Ireland, on Wednesday, not a single well-manicured hand was raised in a fist. Campbell was leaving a hotel with billionaire boyfriend…

By: Celebuzz / December 10, 2008

Good News: Katie Holmes Finally Sells Tickets

Disappointing advance ticket sales for Katie Holmes' Broadway debut in All My Sons isn't the only problem she faces at the box office. The anti-Scientology group Anonymous is filling seats on her opening night in the hopes of raising awareness about Scientology and its practices. According to a spokesperson for the organization, "We want to…

By: Janie Marcus / September 2, 2008

Bunny Sticks Her Neck Out for Chicks

An iconic fixture of the New York City drag scene, Lady Bunny is lending her support to PETA in their fight against fast-food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken. A giant billboard at the intersection of Houston and Varick pictures the drag queen posing with a bucket of KFC, along with the slogan "Sometimes Big Bright Package…

By: Celebuzz / July 22, 2008

Pam Anderson Protests KFC in Australia

Since she was already down under making an appearance on Big Brother Australia, Pamela Anderson decided to squeeze in a protest at the KFC on the Gold Coast. The vocal PETA activist recently called Jessica Simpson a whore for sporting a t-shirt that said "Real Girls Eat Meat" and has long since decried cruelty to

By: Celebuzz / July 10, 2008

Pam Anderson Is an American from Implants to Toes

Pamela Anderson has recently become a genuine American. The Canadian pinup mom and B-list celebrity's first act as a U.S. citizen involved a journey to Washington, D.C., to protest animal testing. Pammy loves those critters!She's delivering a PETA science report near the Capitol Building and pleading with the government to replace animal testing with technology…

By: mcmp2000 / April 29, 2008