Day: January 18, 2012

UK ANTICS: ANGRY STUDENTS PROTEST AFTER HEADMASTER CANCELS ACTOR ADAM DEACON’S SCHOOL APPEARANCE

Woodbridge High School in North East London had arranged for actor and now the official spokesperson for “URBAN” youth Adam Deacon (28) to visit its students today, but according to the Kidulthood, Adulthood and Anuvahood star the headmaster decided that he was no longer welcome and cancelled his appearance. From what I understand the headmaster had some concerns relating to some of the films Deacon has starred in which depict gang violence and road man antics. In response to this decision Deacon’s manager Dhanny []

BIG BROTHER BRAZIL CONTESTANT ALLEGEDLY RAPED ON LIVE TV

Via The Mail A housemate on Brazil’s version of Big Brother has been raped live on TV, it has been alleged. Police today confirmed they had begun an investigation and carried out a search of the studios in Rio de Janeiro, where the popular reality show is being filmed. Viewers were shocked in the early hours of Sunday to watch contestant Daniel Echaniz 31, apparently force himself on 23-year-old student Monique Amin, who had passed out drunk after a boozy party. Night []

UK NEWS: BLOGGERS AND TWITTER FACE POLICE VISITS

Via PS People who blog and tweet in defiance of court orders could face prosecution and “severe sanctions”, with police already warning some people about their online actions, the government’s most senior law officer has warned. Attorney General Dominic Grieve said material posted on blogs and Twitter had the potential to “go viral” and “suddenly start to spread around the world in an astonishingly fast speed”. He said individuals who decided to tweet or to blog in defiance of court orders “had []

LOL OF THE DAY: BEYONCE’S REP CLAIMS “WORLD EXCLUSIVE FIRST INTERVIEW” SINCE GIVING BIRTH IS FAKE

On Monday an interview posted online claiming to be Beyonce’s first interview since giving birth to Blue Ivy was the day’s big story in the world of entertainment. But a spokesperson for Beyonce has since told Access Hollywood that the interview was “completely made up”. However the UK editor of the Star who billed it as being Beyonce’s “world exclusive first interview” told the news site, “It is not made up or fictitious at all. “We bought the interview from a reporter in the U.S. who conducted the interview with Beyonce before the []

TELL CONGRESS NOT TO CENSOR THE INTERNET NOW!

PROTECT-IP is a bill that has been introduced in the Senate and the House and is moving quickly through Congress. It gives the government and corporations the ability to censor the net, in the name of protecting “creativity”. The law would let the government or corporations censor entire sites– they just have to convince a judge that the site is “dedicated to copyright infringement.” The government has already wrongly shut down sites without any recourse to the site owner. Under this bill, []