Month: June 2011

UK NEWS: ONE SHOW HOST CHRIS EVANS IN RACE ROW AFTER SAYING HE COULD NOT SEE BLACK SCIENTIST

Viewers complained to the BBC, I posted news about this incident several days ago and mainstream media outlets have finally picked up on the story. Via The Daily Mail Chris Evans has been accused of racism after telling a black scientist he could not see her in a dim BBC studio. The presenter told Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, a highly respected space expert and  government adviser: ‘I can barely see you, to be honest.’ The remark came after he mistakenly said she was Caribbean when she []

UK NEWS: SINGER JAMELIA BLASTS RACIST POLICE

Tabloid rag The Sun reports that Jamelia has blasted police for constantly stopping and quizzing her over the car she drives. The singer fumed, “The police make me f****** sick. The amount of times I’ve been pulled over for nothing is ridiculous – at least once a month. Racism is alive and kicking.” “I was in my car parked up. They said they have reason to believe my tax disc is counterfeit. “When I asked them what this ‘reason’ was, they were stumped. “They []

UK NEWS: IMMIGRANT ATTEMPTS TO SLASH HIS THROAT ON A JAMAICA BOUND VIRGIN ATLANTIC FLIGHT

Via BBC News An illegal immigrant being deported to Jamaica tried to slash his own throat on board a plane at Gatwick airport, it is understood. The man was taken to hospital with “superficial injuries” shortly after boarding a Virgin Atlantic flight which was about to take off. A UK Border Agency spokesman said an investigation was being launched into the incident. The flight, VS69, has been delayed until 1245 BST on Tuesday. Continue Reading…. I feel sorry for the passengers and crew who were forced []

STEVEN SPIELBERG ‘DEMANDED’ THAT MEGAN FOX BE FIRED FROM TRANSFORMERS AFTER HITLER REMARK

Via The Daily Mail Steven Spielberg demanded Megan Fox be fired from the latest Transformers film after she insulted its director, it has been revealed. The Hollywood legend was outraged after the screen beauty compared Michael Bay to Hitler during a press interview. The 25-year-old actress was quickly dumped from the film and replaced by British model Rosie Huntingdon-Whitley. Continue Reading… When Megan said that she had decided not to star in the third installment of Transformers I knew that was lie. After []

SUGE KNIGHT’S PUBLICIST THREATENS LEGAL ACTION AGAINST MAD NEWS

Yesterday I received an email from the half dead publicity firm that is representing Suge Knight threatening legal action over this post (Click HERE to read) Now check out the emails below. From: “Gossip Ain’t Sweet, LLC” <gossipaintsweetllc@gmail.com> Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2011 15:01:20 -0400 To: <madnews2@gmail.com> Subject: Suge Knight Post According to your post (see insert below), you have stated that “cleaned up his image for some cash. PETA DOES NOT pay celebrities or individuals or organizations to participate in the []

UK EVENT: THE I’M POSSIBLE CONVERSATION – INSPIRING

On Wednesday 15 June I attended the highly anticipated I’mPOSSIBLE Conversation, an event founded by the brilliant Simone Bresi-Ando for British women of colour (from all walks of life) to share their experiences in an intimate and friendly environment. Actress, comedian and the evening’s host Tameka Empson, former Channel 4 TV commissioner Angela Ferreira, playwright, art critic and author Bonnie Greer OBE,  actress, playwright and comedian Angie LeMar, author Precious Williams and ITV Newsreader Charlene White each gave their pearls of wisdom, []

UK TV: OH TV FATHERS DAY SPECIAL

Check out OH TV’s Fathers Day Special today on Sky Channel 199. Charlene White, Jessica Huie and Brenda Emmanus will be talking about the father figures in their lives on Black Women… In The Media (In The Name Of The Father) at 3.45pm and 8pm.

VIDEO: CHRIS EVANS TELLS BLACK GUEST HE CAN ‘BARELY SEE HER’ ON THE BBC ONE SHOW

Oh dear oh dear……. While discussing the planets and outer space with a guest (does anyone know her name) on the BBC One Show this evening, the guest tells hosts Chris Evans  and Alex Jones  that “there’s plenty out there for us to see but unfortunately not tonight”. Motor mouth Chris then replies “It’s terrible tonight. I can barely see you to be honest” [at mark 0.13]. Watch footage below. ……………………………………………………… So wrong. So awkward. I suggest the One Show team checks []

UK TV / VIDEO: BBC DEFENDS ‘HOLBY CITY’ GAY KISS

I am a huge Holby City fan and this was a really good episode. I just thought the characters were in competition with each other, hence the constant arguing.  I had no idea there was more to it. Hahaha! Via Digital Spy  The BBC has defended broadcasting a kiss between two male Holby City characters. Complaints were received from “some viewers” who thought that the scene in the BBC One hospital drama between Dan Hamilton (Adam Astill) and Antoine Malick (Jimmy Akingbola) was “inappropriate”. The []