Within the last three weeks, TV’s documentary explosion has given us two damning close-ups on decades-old celebrity scandals. In one, an insatiable media-industrial complex takes a vulnerable young woman into its maw, judging her sexuality and questioning, then actively undermining, her sanity. In the other, it happens again. The main difference between them lies in who the celebrity is at the center of each public maelstrom — and how that simple fact determines who survives in its wake. Framing Britney Spears , a New York Times -produced documentary that premiered February 5th and is now streaming on Hulu , forces us to look anew at Spears’ shot-out-of-a-cannon rise as a teenager and public implosion several years later, both a function of relentless media attention. Some of that attention was courted, sure, as it would be by any young pop star, male or female. But the tenor of the media fervor, the implicit slack-jawed drooling and pawing, the pure … [Read more...] about How the Media Failed Britney Spears and Dylan Farrow
Drashti celebrates birthday with hubby friends
It is no news that Zee TV's primetime favourite show, Tashan-E-Ishq is going off-air on 16, September 2016 after a successful run of an year and the climax track has kept its loyal viewers glued to the show! The series has received immense praise for its quirky storyline and performances. Jasmin's portrayal of a typical 'Punjabi kudi' and her electrifying chemistry with co-star, Sidhant Gupta has been highly appreciated. Check out the pictures of the wrap up party in slides. Wrap Up Party The wrap up party of show was held on the day of Eid. Sidhant Gupta, who left this show for Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa joined the team for the party and whole gang partied the night away. Celebrations The channel had sent a delicious choclolate cake on this occasion and the team danced to the DJ's tunes and celebrated the moment. Jasmin Bhasin's Message Image Source: Tellychakkar Lead actress Jasmin got emotional and confessed that it became tough for her to … [Read more...] about And Its A Wrap For Tashan-E-Ishq; Sidhant Gupta Joins Jasmin, Zain & Naman For The Wrap Up Party!
Celebrations are in full galore for TV actor Nakuul Mehta and his wife Jankee Parekh as the two have become parents to a baby boy. Nakuul also went on to share the happy news on his social media handle. The couple was filled with congratulatory messages from their fans and industry friends. Talking about the same, Nakuul Mehta took to his Instagram handle to share a beautiful picture, wherein the adorable tiny fingers of their baby boy can be seen wrapped around his parents' fingers. The Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara actor captioned the post as, "February 3, 2021, This is Us. Grateful and sleepy in equal measure." The actor's friends from the TV industry like Niti Taylor, Kritika Kamra, Gautam Rode, Dhrashti Dhami and Disha Parmar were also quick to wish the actor on this happy occasion. Take a look at the endearing post shared by the Ishqbaaaz actor. View this post on Instagram … [Read more...] about Nakuul Mehta And Jankee Parekh Welcome Baby Boy; Share Adorable Post To Announce The Good News!
EXCLUSIVE : Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers creator Thom Beers is planting his latest seed in TV ground with a reality series about CBD. Beers is producing Kings of Kush for Vice TV . The series, which launches on the cable network on March 2, follows Anthony “Sully” Sullivan, a celebrity TV pitchman best known as the OxiClean guy, as he launches a new hemp farming venture. Sully took a departure from his 30-year career in selling products on TV when his daughter was born with a rare genetic disorder and needed an alternative to prescription medication. After witnessing the benefits of CBD, he started a 116-acre organic hemp farm and enlisted his friend and TV adventure racer Dave Christian to help, although neither of them knew anything about farming. Related Story Vice Unveils Feature Docs For Suroosh Alvi-Curated Online Site, Kicks Off With 'The Toxic Pigs of Fukushima' Despite this, they built Montkush Farms in Vermont and let Beers, who … [Read more...] about Thom Beers Plants CBD Reality Series ‘Kings Of Kush’ At Vice TV
South by Southwest (aka SXSW ) has revealed its final round for its already robust lineup of keynotes and featured sessions. The online iteration of the SXSW conference and festival is set to take place March 16-20. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg , host New York Times podcast Together Apart Priya Parker, and Interior Chinatown author Charles Yu join the Keynote lineup that includes previously-announced sessions from political leader and game-changer Stacey Abrams as well as music icon Willie Nelson. “The three Keynote Speakers we’re announcing today are a perfect complement to our Conference lineup for SXSW Online 2021,” said Hugh Forrest, Chief Programming Officer. “Charles Yu’s amazing novel Interior Chinatown brings a completely unique perspective to the immigrant experience in the United States. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg will emphasize SXSW’s continued focus on how technological innovations are transforming mobility. And no one … [Read more...] about SXSW Adds Pete Buttigieg As Keynote; Ava DuVernay, George W. Bush And More Set For Featured Sessions