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11 Times Celebrities Shocked America with Common Sense

Sometimes — not often — a Famous Person will somehow escape the usually impenetrable bubble of utter obliviousness that encircles Hollywood to speak pure common sense. These comments are so infrequent — and so pleasantly surprising — that they go viral among Americans still hopeful that there remains a shred of competence among those working in the entertainment business.

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 05: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the 2013 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 5, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Keith Urban Records Song Inspired by Harvey Weinstein

Country star Keith Urban will debut a new song on the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday inspired by the allegations of sexual assault and harassment hurled against Harvey Weinstein.

Actor and Eastern Congo Initiative Founder Ben Affleck, left, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the Congo. Raymond Gilpin, Academic Dean of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, center, and former U.S. Ambassador …

13 Times Harveywood Celebs Stormed Capitol Hill Demanding Federal Action for a Cause

Congress has yet to announce whether it will conduct an investigation into or hearings on the systemic sexual abuse permeating Hollywood culture in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. However, many celebrities have descended upon the nation’s capital to advocate and/or shine a light on their personal causes.

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Not-So-Extreme Vetting: Oscars ‘Tourist’ Revealed to Be Ex-Con Registered Sex Offender

Sunday night’s 89th Annual Academy Awards featured a bit that saw host Jimmy Kimmel walk a bevy of unwitting tourists inside the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, where the Oscars were being held. One of those tourists, “Gary from Chicago,” has since been become a social media sensation — but according to media reports, he is also a registered sex offender who was just released from prison.