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Two Threads Run Through All Four ‘Poison Ivy’ Films, and One Isn’t What You Think

(Welcome to DTV Descent, a series that explores the weird and wild world of direct-to-video sequels to theatrically released movies. In this edition, things get dirty with inappropriately seductive women, idiotically horndog men, and venomous plants in name only.) I didn’t intentionally make the title of this week’s column sound like a math problem, but if it’s any consolation the films we’re looking at today require very little in the way of heavy thinking. This is purely fluff cinema designed...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Alyssa Milano, Features, Leonardo Dicaprio, New England, Lily, Bolero, Don, Daisy, Milano, Jaime Pressly, Alexis, Sara Gilbert, Garp, Catherine Hicks

With New PSAs, Tarana Burke Seeks to Build the Next Chapters of #MeToo’s Future

In October 2017, actor Alyssa Milano's use of #MeToo on Twitter to draw attention to sexual assault and harassment took the movement, started by activist Tarana Burke in 2006, into the wider public consciousness. While the sheer volume of activity was a positive in many ways, much of the discussion and news focused on the...
Tags: General, Advertising, Alyssa Milano, Tarana Burke

Assault Speech and Hate Weapons- Media Spin that would make Orwell proud

More Truth Leaks Out About Gun Control U.S.A. –-( It is dangerous to let other people do our thinking for us. We seem certain we can define “hate speech”. We’re convinced that “assault weapons” are bad.  Both terms have been manipulated by politicians and the media to mean anything they want them to mean. We were sold such a twisted-logic of lies that it would be funny.. if it were not so dangerous. Elites with armed bodyguards tell us to give up our tools of self-defense. We’re...
Tags: Hollywood, Guns, Alyssa Milano, Orwell, Nra, Watts, Wayne Lapierre, Milano, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, Rob Morse, Slow Facts, Assault Weapons, Shannon Watts, Polite Society Podcast Rob, Donald Trump Junior

Women Have A Few Things To Say About Disgraced Dudes Rejoining Hollywood

Some things have changed, says actor Alyssa Milano. “I used to joke that whenever there was an animal on set there would be someone from the Humane Society [there] … but women are made to get totally naked with not one protection mechanism anywhere. I think all of that is going to totally change.” – Variety
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Media, Alyssa Milano, Humane Society, 02.10.19

Alyssa Milano on accused sexual harassers: 'We can't put all these men on an island'

Speaking with a group of female actors, directors and producers from Lifetime, Alyssa Milano discussed the recent spate of men accused of sexual harassment and misconduct re-entering their workplaces.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Alyssa Milano, Usa Today

Alyssa Milano, Kim Raver, Monika Mitchell Talk #MeToo Accused Re-Entering Workplace and ‘Opportunities’ for Women Directors

In 1999 Monika Mitchell wrote, produced and directed a short film that she took to festivals. At the time, she recalled Sunday at a Television Critics Assn. press tour panel, when her name came up in the credits there were so few women helming projects that she overheard an executive say, “Monika’s a funny name […]
Tags: News, Alyssa Milano, Tca, Monika, Kim Raver, Television Critics Assn, Monika Mitchell, Alyssa Milano Kim Raver Monika Mitchell

Josh Duhamel Attended Elton Johns Farewell Tour Concert in L.A.

Celebs were out and about this week, from Josh Duhamel enjoying Elton John’s music at his farewell concert tour, to Chloé Grace Moretz hosting a birthday dinner for her brother, to Lily Collins looking comfy in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read on to see more of what the stars have been up to! — Josh Duhamel attended the Sandals Resorts private event in the Hyde Lounge inside Staples Center at Elton John’s ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ concert in L.A. — Forever 21 partnered with HONDA to create a retro ...
Tags: Religion, Alyssa Milano, Atlanta, Elton John, Coco Rocha, Honda, Christina Hendricks, Staples Center, Joan, Chloe Grace Moretz, US Weekly, Sorel, Colin, Josh Duhamel, Salt Lake City Utah, Moretz

Alyssa Milano Predicts The Future

The actress talks about equal rights for women, the future of Me Too and tensions with Rose McGowan.
Tags: News, Alyssa Milano

Celebrities join lawmakers to back ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment

Actresses Patricia Arquette and Alyssa Milano rallied on Capitol Hill alongside lawmakers Tuesday morning for the abolition of the ratification deadline and subsequent ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Tags: Alyssa Milano, Cnn, Capitol Hill, Patricia Arquette

Alyssa Milano On Running For Political Office: ‘It’s Something That I Think About’

Alyssa Milano is an actress, activist, producer, and former singer, and the “Charmed” star might add politician to her plate. When asked about a possible bid for political office at the BlogHer Health Conference In Los Angeles on Friday , she said, “It’s something that I think about.” “It’s not much different than what I’m […]
Tags: News, Alyssa Milano, MeToo, BlogHer Health Conference In Los Angeles

Why the media lynched the Covington kids (and why they’ll do it again)

Why the media lynched the Covington kids (and why they’ll do it again) No one following the news could have missed the media’s misguided hysteria over students from Covington Catholic High School allegedly surrounding and taunting an American Indian activist. However, not only was the erroneous feeding frenzy – which included incitement to violence against minors – predictable, but its repetition is inevitable. On Saturday, a story went viral that the prev...
Tags: Buzzfeed, Washington Post, Washington, Kentucky, Religion, Alyssa Milano, America, Cnn, New York Times, Catholic Church, Jesus, Catholic, Jesus Christ, Aoc, National Review, Lewis

Alyssa Milano blasted for 'MAGA hat is the new white hood' tweet

In a tweet, Alyssa Milano likened the "Make America Great Again" hat worn by Trump supporters to the hood worn by members of the Ku Klux Klan.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Alyssa Milano, Usa Today, Trump, Ku Klux Klan, Make America Great Again, Maga

"The red MAGA hat is the new white hood."

The red MAGA hat is the new white hood. Without white boys being able to empathize with other people, humanity will continue to destroy itself. #FirstThoughtsWhenIWakeUp — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) January 20, 2019 Alyssa Milano tells it like it is.
Tags: Post, News, Alyssa Milano, Racism, Maga, Red Hats, White Hoods

Students seen mocking Native Americans at Washington, D.C. rally may face expulsion

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Students at a Kentucky Catholic school who were involved in a video showing them mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a Washington rally could potentially face expulsion, according to the diocese. In a joint statement, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High School apologized and said they are investigating and will take “appropriate action, up to and including expulsion.” The Indigenous Peoples March in Washington on Friday coi...
Tags: News, Washington, Alyssa Milano, America, Sport, Soccer, Omaha, Associated Press, Vietnam, Chris Evans, Lincoln Memorial, Phillips, Arlington National Cemetery, Frankfort, Seminole, Covington

Students in 'MAGA' hats mock Native American at Lincoln Memorial

A diocese in Kentucky apologised Saturday after videos emerged showing students from a Catholic boys’ high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a rally in Washington. The Indigenous Peoples March in Washington on Friday coincided with the March for Life, which drew thousands of anti-abortion protesters, including a group from Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills. Videos circulating online show a youth staring at and standing extremely close to Nathan Phillip...
Tags: News, Washington, Kentucky, US, Alyssa Milano, America, North Dakota, Omaha, Catholic, New Mexico, Buffalo, Vietnam, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Chris Evans, Trump

'Me Too' beats 'big dick energy' as Macquarie Dictionary's 2018 word of the year

Phrase which encourages victims of sexual harassment to share their stories beats ‘big dick energy’, ‘single-use’ and ‘deepfake’ to top honour“Big dick energy”, “single-use” and “deepfake” have missed out on being named 2018’s word of the year, with Australia’s Macquarie Dictionary landing on “Me Too” for its annual honour.The phrase, first coined by American social activist Tarana Burke in the mid-2000s, went viral in 2017 following a tweet by actor Alyssa Milano, who – in the wake of allegatio...
Tags: Australia, Alyssa Milano, Australia news, Culture, Harvey Weinstein, Rape and sexual assault, Tarana Burke, MeToo Movement, Law (Australia

Canada: #MeToo And Your Corporate Culture - Cox & Palmer

Over a year has passed since October 15, 2017, the date that Alyssa Milano famously tweeted #MeToo, as a show of support for those who asserted they were sexually harassed
Tags: News, Alyssa Milano, Canada, Palmer

Cyntoia Brown and the quality of mercy

On a warm Tennessee night 14 ½ years ago, Johnny Michael Allen took a fateful drive. A 43-year-old Nashville real estate agent and youth pastor, Allen was cruising town in his white Ford F-150 pickup. Although divorced, he had a steady girlfriend, Nancy Liker, whom he’d originally planned to see that evening, a Friday. A conflict arose, so she canceled, but drove the next morning, she drove to Johnny’s house. Not seeing his truck, she left –meaning she wasn’t the one to find his body. At 11 p.m....
Tags: Hollywood, Congress, Opinion, Alyssa Milano, Sport, Soccer, Ford, Tennessee, Nashville, The Washington Post, University Of Southern California, Trump, Brown, Allen, Johnny, Bill Haslam

Short-seller Andrew Left's Citron Research calls Twitter the 'Harvey Weinstein of social media,' says it will plunge more than 30% (TWTR)

Twitter is "toxic" for women, short-seller Andrew Left said Thursday. He called it "the Harvey Weinstein of social media." Left cited a study from Amnesty International that claims Twitter fails to "effectively tackle violence and abuse on the platform," undermining women’s mobilization for equality and justice. He says Twitter's stock will plunge more than 30% from current levels. Watch Twitter trade live. Twitter will plunge more than 30% from its current price of about $30 a share because...
Tags: Twitter, Hollywood, Alyssa Milano, Trends, Tesla, New York Times, Harvey Weinstein, Amnesty International, Blackrock, Citron, Weinstein, Citron Research, NIO, TWTR, Andrew Left, Aphria

US to send migrants back to Mexico while asylum claims are processed

Policy change is part of the Trump administration’s controversial efforts to tighten US immigration laws to let in fewer immigrantsThe United States will soon begin returning individuals who unlawfully cross the US southern border back to Mexico to wait there while their immigration cases proceed, the homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, said on Thursday. Related: Jakelin Caal's death shines a light on a broken immigration system | Alyssa Milano Continue reading...
Tags: Mexico, Americas, US, Alyssa Milano, US news, United States, US politics, US immigration, Trump, Trump Administration, Kirstjen Nielsen, Jakelin Caal

Alyssa Milano: ‘The Patriarchy Is Freaking Out’ Over Me Too

"It's not a hard time for men right now," the activist-actor said. "It's a hard time for abusers and predators."
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Alyssa Milano’s Story About Betsy DeVos

Alyssa Milano read a new Dr. Seuss-style story about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
Tags: News, Alyssa Milano, Seuss, Betsy DeVos

Alyssa Milano Rips Betsy DeVos' Campus Sexual Assault Rules In Dr. Seuss Spoof

Actress and Me Too activist Alyssa Milano has slammed Betsy DeVos' new Title
Tags: News, Alyssa Milano, Betsy DeVos, Alyssa Milano Rips Betsy DeVos, Seuss Spoof

Getting in the Fight for Cultural Engagement

Getting in the Fight for Cultural Engagement U.S.A. –( When we discuss the social stigmatization of the Second Amendment, not to mention efforts at corporate gun control, one thing makes those things easier: The fact that those who seek to take away our Second Amendment rights have allies who have a lot of sway in our pop culture.The NRA is largely off the pop culture battlefield, and that is a mistake. In some ways, it is a tough hill to climb. Hollywood is one place where suppo...
Tags: Hollywood, Shonda Rhimes, Instagram, Guns, California, Time, Alyssa Milano, Social Media, Reagan, Bloomberg, Netflix, Gun Control, Dianne Feinstein, Michael Bloomberg, Gun Rights, Justice Department

Stacey Abrams Asks Hollywood Not to Boycott Georgia in Light of Election Defeat

Stacey Abrams lost her bid to become the next governor of Georgia, but does not want the entertainment industry to boycott the state over the election of its new governor, Brian Kemp. Bradley Whitford and Alyssa Milano are among the showbiz figures who have called for a boycott of the state, citing claims of voter […]
Tags: Politics, News, Alyssa Milano, Georgia, Brian Kemp, Boycott Georgia, Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp Bradley Whitford

Miley Cyrus, Neil Young, Gerard Butler and more lose homes in California wildfires

California blazes also claimed the homes of Shannen Doherty and "Real Housewives" star Camille Grammer while Caitlyn Jenner and Alyssa Milano were among the lucky ones.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, California, Alyssa Milano, Usa Today, Caitlyn Jenner, Camille Grammer, Shannen Doherty, Miley Cyrus Neil Young Gerard Butler

Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga among those awaiting word on homes as California wildfires rage

Kim Kardashian West, Lady Gaga, and Alyssa Milano are among those awaiting word on whether their homes have survived a wildfire in and around Los Angeles.
Tags: California, Alyssa Milano, Cnn, Kim Kardashian West Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian Lady Gaga

Kim Kardashian and Lady Gaga flee their homes as California wildfires rage

Kim Kardashian West, Lady Gaga, and Alyssa Milano were among those who had to flee their homes as wildfires raged through California late Thursday and into Friday.
Tags: Kim Kardashian, California, Alyssa Milano, Cnn, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian West Lady Gaga

Celebrities Forced to Evacuate Homes as Fires Threaten Malibu, Calabasas

Celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, Rainn Wilson and Melissa Etheridge are among the thousands forced to flee their homes as fires continue to threaten Malibu, Calabasas, and Thousand Oaks. All of Malibu has been ordered to evacuate, which is home to numerous celebrities and Hollywood executives. “Pray for Calabasas,” Kardashian West wrote on an Instagram […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Alyssa Milano, Melissa Etheridge, Malibu, Rainn Wilson, Kim Kardashian West, California Fires, Malibu Calabasas, Kim Kardashian West Rainn Wilson, Pray for Calabasas Kardashian West