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August 28, 2015, Friday
  • Classes at U.P. Manila’s College of Arts and Sciences cancelled on Friday afternoon due to INC rally along Padre Faura St. about 1 hour ago |
  • Rains in the area of Padre Faura St. in Manila fail to dampen the spirit of INC members who are protesting at DOJ. about 1 hour ago |
  • CBCP says government should not underestimate the message of ‘no remittance day.’ about 1 hour ago |
  • Construction of LRT 2 Masinag Extension to begin on Sept. 26. about 1 hour ago |
  • Body of a missing seaman found in Tagaytay. about 1 hour ago |
  • Palace calls for sobriety as more INC members troop to Padre Faura in Manila to join vigil in front of DOJ. about 1 hour ago |
  • PNP’s estimate of INC members gathered in front of DOJ in Padre Faura St. in Manila is 4,000. about 1 hour ago |
  • Justice Secretary Leila de Lima not yet seen at DOJ premises as of Friday afternoon. 3 hours ago |
  • Schedule of hearing on libel case filed by Makati Mayor Binay vs. Sen. Trillanes among those postponed on Friday due to INC rally at DOJ. 3 hours ago |
  • INC rally in front of DOJ has prompted the postponement of some hearings in the department. 3 hours ago |
  • Sen. Trillanes says he is ready to face any complaint at Senate Ethics Cmte. with regard to his hiring of over 40 consultants. 3 hours ago |
  • 10 members of the Philippine Marines injured in a battle with about 300 ASG bandits in Patikul, Sulu on Friday morning. 3 hours ago |
  • Radio broadcaster Cosme Diez Maestrado killed in an ambush in Misamis Occidental. 3 hours ago |
  • Anthony Taberna’s wife Rossel says it is ‘business as usual’ in their QC coffee shop after it was fired upon by gunmen. 3 hours ago |
  • Anthony Taberna’s wife Rossel thanks those who are concerned for them after the shooting incident in their QC coffee shop. 3 hours ago |
  • Migrante International says OFWs in Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia & Italy are joining the ‘zero remittance day’ on Friday. 3 hours ago |
  • Migrante International leads a rally at Mendiola in Manila as part of their ‘zero remittance day’ protest. 3 hours ago |
  • OFW Amie Emuslan who has been in comatose in UAE for 4 years finally brought back home. 3 hours ago |
  • Pres. Aquino tells visiting Thai PM that Filipinos are offering their condolences to the Thai people who are Filipinos’ brothers. 3 hours ago |
  • Thai PM Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha expresses sympathy for the Filipino who sustained injury in her hearing during the Aug. 17 Bangkok blast. 3 hours ago |
  • Thai PM who is visiting PH says situation in Thailand now under control since the Aug. 17 Bangkok blast that killed 20 persons. 3 hours ago |
  • Gunmen shot and killed a Chinese tourist who was on board a taxi in Vito Cruz, Manila. 6 hours ago |
  • Anthony Taberna says cops are looking at his job as a media man as possible motive behind the shooting incident at his coffee shop. 6 hours ago |
  • 2 men seen on CCTV firing at the coffee shop of ABS-CBN broadcaster Anthony Taberna in Visayas Ave., QC. 6 hours ago |
  • Padre Faura St. in Manila still closed to traffic on Friday morning due to INC rally in front of DOJ. 6 hours ago |
  • Some INC members continue their vigil in front of DOJ for the second day. 6 hours ago |
  • Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano tells court that part of his privilege as senator includes giving statements on subjects of senate probes. 6 hours ago |
  • Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano asks Makati RTC to dismiss the P 200-million damage suit filed against him by VP Binay. 6 hours ago |
  • BOC Chief Bert Lina shows at a press conference how prohibited items are being smuggled into PH using balikbayan boxes. 6 hours ago |
  • Customs Commissioner Bert Lina says he is listening to the sentiments of OFWs. 6 hours ago |
  • Customs Chief Bert Lina holds a press conference explaining how BOC is handling and inspecting balikbayan boxes. 6 hours ago |
  • Some INC members blocked the convoy of Justice Sec. Leila de Lima as she was leaving the DOJ before 5 pm Thursday. 20 hours ago |
  • Expelled INC minister Samson’s camp says INC’s rally wants to force gov’t to favor INC leaders facing illegal detention & other charges. 21 hours ago |
  • Padre Faura Street in Manila rendered impassable by INC members holding protest at DOJ. 21 hours ago |
  • Police exercise maximum tolerance as hundreds of INC members hold protest in front of DOJ. 21 hours ago |
  • Some INC members accuse DOJ Sec. Leila de Lima of meddling in INC’s internal affairs. 21 hours ago |
  • Hundreds of Iglesia ni Cristo members hold protest in front of Department of Justice along Padre Faura St. in Manila. 21 hours ago |
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Blaming Anne Hathaway

By MST Entertainment | Sep. 16, 2013 at 06:00pm
James Franco’s best friends still blame Anne Hathaway for his disastrous performance at the 2011 Oscars.

The 30-year-old Les Miserables actress was the butt of numerous jokes made by Seth Rogen, Jeffrey Ross, Nick Kroll, Jonah Hill and Sarah Silverman at a Comedy Central Roast for the ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’ actor, which saw the comedians take turns to publicly mock James’ career choices and ambiguous sexuality on Monday night.

During the show, Seth, who starred in Pineapple Express with James, quipped: “Look at me doing all the talking while you sit there doing nothing. I feel like I’m co-hosting the Oscars with you.”

Nick later added: “James, honestly, what happened with you and Hathaway? Did you guys f**k? You know what, you’re a gentleman, you don’t have to answer that. Just squint once if yes. If anyone bombs here tonight they’re just doing an impression of James Franco at the Oscars.”

While Jeffrey said: “You never really said what was going on that [Oscar] night, man . . . You were like Billy Crystal-meth. You were a worse host than the AIDS monkey. The academy should have known when you combined Anne Hathaway and James Franco you get Anne Franco, which makes sense since you should have gone into hiding after that. Face it, Franco, you and Anne Hathaway had the comedic chemistry of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman.”

James appeared slightly uncomfortable during some of the jokes and said: “This is truly my punishment for the Oscars.”

The actor, who has regularly attracted the wrath of critics since hosting the prestigious ceremony, previously claimed he could take any criticism.

He said: “Criticism can sting but not for long. At this point I’ve heard it all, good and bad. I can take anything.”

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Michael at the Emmys


Michael Douglas will present a trophy at the Emmy Awards later this month.

The Behind the Candelabra star, who has denied his marriage to Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is currently in “crisis,” and his co-star Matt Damon were announced as the first presenters at this year’s ceremony.

The duo are also both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or Movie for their roles in the HBO movie about flamboyant pianist Liberace and his relationship with Scott Thorson, which has 15 nominations in total.

Michael, 68, is still promoting the film and recently insisted that his marriage is “fine” despite confirming that he and Catherine are having a “temporary separation.”

The pair—who wed in 2000 in a lavish ceremony at Manhattan’s Plaza Hotel in New York City and have two children together, Dylan, 13, and Carys, 10—were last photographed together in April and are reportedly receiving counselling in an attempt to save their 13-year marriage.

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air live on Sept. 22 from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
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