While many fans have rallied behind Disney in the wake of reports that talks had broken down between the company and Sony over future Spider-Man films, at least one person is standing behind Sony — Stan Lee’s daughter.
In a statement to TMZ, Joan Lee said Marvel and Disney need to be “checked and balanced” as they seek total control of her father’s creations.“Whether it’s Sony or someone else’s, the continued evolution of Stan’s characters and his legacy deserves multiple points of view,” she said. While legendary comic book writer Lee created the Spider-Man character for Marvel comics in the 1960s, Sony has owned the film rights to the character for about two decades.
There’s more than 300,000 people who live in the town, but if you can prove it’s all a hoax, you’ll be $1.1 million richer.
Despite the fact that more than 300,000 German citizens live in this city — which includes a university and an iconic castle — a tongue-in-cheek conspiracy theory posits that Bielefeld is not an actual place. In fact, the theory has been going around for decades, alleging that the town is fake and was created by the CIA. Because some people won’t let this thing go, German officials have decided to play the same game and offer up $1.1 million to whoever can prove that Bielefeld really, truly does not exist.
Following closely on the heels of Showtime’s The Loudest Voice, Lionsgate released its first trailer for Bombshell, Hollywood’s latest take down of Fox News, focusing on the sexual harassment scandals that shook up the top-rated cable news station and led to the downfall of founder Roger Ailes.
Rabbits love getting stroked on their nose pic.twitter.com/aYOZGAY6kP— Dan Quintana 🐰 (@dsquintana) August 18, 2019
We asked experts to weigh in. Even they aren’t sure.
We’re still not done fighting over math problems and optimal sleeping temperatures, but today brings yet another tweet that’s specifically designed to stoke fierce debate. In the video below, a hand is seen affectionately petting a rabbit. Or, uh, wait: Is that a raven? No, no. It’s definitely a rabbit.
Live look at Sean Spicer’s first Dancing with the Stars rehearsal. It will be the best season any show has ever seen on TV in the history of broadcast. Period. *This is NOT #fakenews. #DWTS pic.twitter.com/uM0AahQMCu— Marcie Young Cancio (@MarcieSLC) August 21, 2019
ABC News Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was announced as a cast member on the upcoming season of “Dancing with the Stars” on Wednesday. Spicer became the butt of a joke at the cast reveal on “Good Morning America,” with host Tom Bergeron saying Spicer would be in charge of “assessing audience size.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.
DENVER — A wholesome moment between a Denver police officer and a third-grade boy was caught on camera over the weekend. The video shows the pair going at it in a break dance battle on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver. DPD Officer Thanaret Phuvapaisalkij, known to most as “PJ,” says it’s normal for kids to come up to the motorcycles and ask for a picture.
Don’t try this at home, kids!
A British stunt rider managed do a headstand on his motorcycle while going 76 mph, breaking a world record, according to reports.Marco George, 30, wanted to double the previous fastest motorcycle headstand of 30 mph.
He hit 68 mph during his initial run, but the daredevil aimed to surpass 70 mph.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia man has acquired a rare dime for a collector at a cost of $1.3 million.
John Brush, of Virginia Beach, acquired the 125-year-old U.S. silver dime in a public auction at the American Numismatic Association on Thursday night in Chicago.
Brush, who is president of David Lawrence Rare Coins of Virginia Beach, bought the coin on behalf of collector Dell Loy Hansen, of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Comedian-musician Andy Dick had finished a performance at the One Eyed Jacks nightclub on Toulouse Street in the French Quarter early Saturday when he was knocked to the ground outside the club and lost consciousness, according to Dick and witnesses.
Guitarist-singer Paris Dylan, who performed with the comedian, said that after the show, the duo met with fans and posed for photos as usual, then stepped out of the club onto the street where a crowd awaited.
As Dick prepared to enter an Uber vehicle, Dylan said, the 53-year-old was “sucker punched” by an assailant. Dylan said that Dick hit a motorcycle as he fell to the ground and his head struck the pavement. Dylan said that he was unable to communicate with Dick, who appeared unconscious as he lay on his back.
Whoopi Goldberg faced major backlash on social media after she appeared to body shame veteran singer Mariah Carey during “The View” Thursday.
Goldberg, 63, and her co-hosts were welcoming actor Jerry O’Connell, who once played Carey’s boyfriend in a music video, to set when a mic’d Goldberg attempted to quietly comment on the singer’s weight.
“That was 20 years ago. Can you believe that?” Sunny Hostin said as the video of a 29-year-old Carey played out.
Goldberg looking at the screen behind her can be heard saying to co-host Ana Navarro “20 bodies ago,” appearing to comment on Carey’s thinner appearance.