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Hillary Clinton is all about flaunting her celebrity friendships

We already knew that Hillary Clinton was tight with Hollywood’s music stars, but the Democratic presidential candidate appears to have several celebrity friends that she is just dying to show off on social media.

President Obama: 2016 Republican primary will resemble ‘The Hunger Games’

President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, in La Crosse, Wisc., Thursday, July 2, 2015, about the economy and to promote a proposed Labor Department rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Ever the Hollywood fan, President Obama made a clever cinematic reference during his remarks on the economy in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Thursday afternoon.

George Takei: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is ‘a clown in blackface’

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Actor George Takei is not shy about his anger towards Clarence Thomas in the wake of the Supreme Court justice’s dissent in the court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide last week.

Katherine Heigl, Alexis Bledel play gay couple marrying in ‘Jenny’s Wedding’

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Not even a week after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, the first trailer for the film Jenny’s Wedding — which centers on a gay couple as they get engaged — has hit the Internet.

Watch Ted Cruz audition for ‘The Simpsons’

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After Ted Cruz gave an interview at BuzzFeed HQ on Monday, BuzzFeed surprised him with a script to audition for The Simpsons now that Harry Shearer is retiring.

Jon Stewart says he wants Christians treated as bigots for opposing same-sex marriage

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In the wake of the Supreme Court’s legalization of same-sex marriage nationwide, Christians are worried about being ostracized and treated as bigots for their beliefs. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito expressed this concern is in his dissent, writing, “I assume that those who cling to old beliefs will be able to whisper their thoughts in […]

Stephen Colbert invites Justice Antonin Scalia onto ‘The Late Show’

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The comedian responded to the historic Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage that came down Friday by posting a video to YouTube during which he declares, “Congratulations, gays.”

Stewart compares Jindal’s 2016 announcement to a bad reality show pilot

Jon Stewart was not impressed by Bobby Jindal’s low-key video announcement of his 2016 candidacy to his kids–while they do things like remark on a passing turtle. “It turns out Jindal’s kids found his presidential announcement less interesting than literally everything else in the backyard,” Stewart remarked. “Hopefully you’ll have a riveting reality show pilot […]

Remy skewers the TSA in this absolutely perfect ‘Oops, I did it again’ parody

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Remy’s parodies are always on-point, and this time is no exception: a B-Spears-themed skewering of the TSA’s miserable failure rate in country-wide undercover tests, where they couldn’t manage to detect weapons in a stunning 95 percent of cases. Reason even has the lyrics, so you can sing along: Oops, I did it again I missed all […]

Jon Stewart mocks Catholic Republicans over Pope’s encyclical on climate change

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The pope’s new encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’, has not been well received by some politically conservative Catholics–and Jon Stewart, sudden expert on Catholic theology, is horrified. The controversial papal letter takes an apocalyptic view on climate change and the state of the world–“Doomsday predictions can no longer be met with irony or disdain”–and calls for an […]

Film critic wants to ban ‘Gone with the Wind’ because it’s racist

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New York Post writer Lou Lumenick wants to ban the classic film Gone with the Wind because it portrays the Confederacy in a positive light. Lumenick doesn’t care that the film won eight Academy Awards or that fact that it is the highest grossing film adjusted for inflation in American history. His main crux with the film […]

Kimmel’s Guillermo delivers a Spanish-expletive-laden response to Donald Trump’s immigration ideas

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Donald Trump is not a huge fan of immigrants—and Mexico may now pull out of his Miss Universe pageant over his latest inflammatory comments about Mexican immigrants being “rapists.”  Kimmel’s Guillermo decided to weigh in on the controversy, in Spanish. And while Kimmel’s censored English “translation” seemed to be leaving out some of the juicier (read: […]

Comedian Lewis Black endorses Bernie Sanders but contends most candidates are ‘idiots’

FILE - In this Monday, June 8, 2015 file photo, Lewis Black, center, attends the Los Angeles premiere of  "Inside Out" at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. Black’s Anger stars alongside Fear (Bill Hader), Disgust (Mindy Kaling), Sadness (Phyllis Smith) and Joy (Amy Poehler) in the animated Disney-Pixar feature out June 19. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

Comedian and actor Lewis Black, who voices the character Anger in Pixar’s Inside Out, followed actor Mark Ruffalo in endorsing Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination during a recent interview with The Daily Beast.

Jon Stewart: Taking down Confederate flag is the ‘absolute least’ South Carolina can do

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Jon Stewart weighed in on the debate surrounding South Carolina’s Confederate flag during Monday’s episode of The Daily Show.

Bill Maher rips into PC college student who lectured Seinfeld: ‘You little s–t’

Bill Maher rips into PC college student who lectured Seinfeld: ‘You little s–t’

Chris Rock, Larry the Cable Guy, and Jerry Seinfeld have all recently declared that college campuses are too PC for comedy these days. “I don’t play colleges, but I hear a lot of people tell me, ‘Don’t go near colleges. They’re so PC,’” Seinfeld said. One self-righteous college student then took to the Huffington Post to […]

Ann Coulter calls Donald Trump the GOP’s best shot at winning; panel and audience lose it

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On Real Time with Bill Maher Friday night, Maher asked Coulter, “Which Republican candidate has the best chance of winning the general election?”

Ann Coulter: ‘I’m as good an actor as Lena Dunham’

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The conservative commentator, who will play the U.S. vice president to Mark Cuban’s commander in chief in the forthcoming television flick Sharknado 3, confessed to The Hollywood Reporter in a recent interview that she’s as bad an actress as Lena Dunham.

Mary J. Blige might vote for Jay Z in 2016 presidential election

Mary J. Blige attends the 2015 Spike TV's Guys Choice Awards at Sony Studios on Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

In a recent interview with Elle magazine, Blige selected Jay Z as the celebrity who would be most fit for the White House.

Mark Ruffalo: ‘Hillary’s going to have to adopt Bernie’s message’

Mark Ruffalo attends the after party for the Los Angeles Premiere of "Infinitely Polar Bear" held at Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE on Sunday, June 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP)

The actor in a recent interview with The Daily Beast surmised that the Independent Vermont senator might just give Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton a run for her money in the 2016 presidential primary.

Donald Trump needs these 10 ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ endorsements

Developer Donald Trump gestures as he announces that he seek the Republican nomination  for president, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

10. Gary Busey, Celebrity Apprentice Season 6 Busey may no longer be the star he was during the 70s and 80s, but he has found new fame thanks to such prestigious reality shows such as Celebrity Big Brother, Celebrity Rehab, Celebrity Paranormal Project, and Celebrity Fit Club. He’s known for his odd behavior, but can tap into the recovering addict voting bloc. […]