Tag: Elizabeth Banks

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Will These Pro-Gun Control Celebrities Make Another Film Using Firearms?

Pro-gun control actress Megan Boone saying her ‘Black List’ character would ‘never carry an assault rifle again’ posed a glaring question: Will other stars, like George Clooney, and directors, like Steven Spielberg, calling for gun control vow to lay down their guns in future films?

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Elizabeth Banks Calls Out Steven Spielberg for Sexist Casting

Actor-director Elizabeth Banks “called out” legendary director Steven Spielberg in a speech at the Women in Film awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Wednesday, accusing Spielberg of never having cast a woman as a lead in a film in his decades-long career.

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Celebrities Get Sentimental During Obama Farewell Speech

As President Obama delivered his farewell speech to the nation in Chicago Tuesday night, Hollywood stars and celebrities took to social media to express their gratitude and celebrate his achievements one final time.

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Fail: Elizabeth Banks Falls Flat Trying to Mock Trump Entrance at DNC

Actress Elizabeth Banks mocked Donald Trump’s entrance from last week’s Republican National Convention by striding onstage to the tune of Queen’s “We Are the Champions” while making her own entrance at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday.

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Hillary Clinton Enlists Hollywood Starlets for Last-Minute California Rally

Hollywood actresses, including Sally Field, Elizabeth Banks, and Debra Messing, joined Hillary Clinton at a rally in Culver City on Friday morning. They defended the Democratic presidential frontrunner and tore into her chief rival Donald Trump, just days before the critical California primary.

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Bill and Hillary Clinton Complete California Campaign Swing

Bill and Hillary Clinton wrapped up an extended weekend-long campaign swing through California on Saturday, during which the Democratic presidential frontrunner and the former president separately criss-crossed the state to drum up support ahead of the June 7 primary.

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Celebrities Tweet Praise for Obama’s Executive Gun Control

Numerous Hollywood celebrities took to Twitter to show their support for President Obama’s announcement today that he is taking executive action to expand background checks, place more requirements on the backs of federally licensed firearms dealers, and require the Department of Justice to sponsor “smart gun” research.