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James Gunn fired as ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’ director following resurfaced old tweets

Image: Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock Updated 5:12 p.m. EST with Gunn’s statement. Guardians of the Galaxy franchise director James Gunn has been fired in light of tweets from his past, THR reported Friday afternoon.  “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio’s values, and we have severed our business relationship with him,” said Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.  Though the statement does not specify the contents of Gunn’s tweets, other users have screenshots that may point…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger on Trump’s press conference: ‘You stood there like a little wet noodle’

Arnold Schwarzenegger is not angry, he's just disappointed. No, wait, he's also angry.Image: Hubert Vestil/Getty Images for SXSW There is nothing more devastating than Arnold Schwarzenegger calling you a “wet noodle.” That’s the sick burn dropped by the Hollywood star and former governor of California on President Trump following his widely criticized press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. SEE ALSO: Trump-Putin press conference gets a roasting from late show hosts After the rather disturbing joint media appearance in Helsinki on Monday, Schwarzenegger posted a disappointed response on Twitter, calling…

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Sarah Palin thought she was going to be in a ‘legit Showtime historical documentary.’ Surprise!

"My daughter thinks youre a piece of ****, Sacha."Image: RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images Sarah Palin thought she was going to be in a “legit Showtime historical documentary.” Turns out, it was just a prank by trickster Sacha Baron Cohen. For his anticipated new seven-episode series Who Is America? Cohen has apparently been filming interviews with U.S. politicians for a year — but often in disguise or undercover. SEE ALSO: Sacha Baron Cohen teases possible Trump-related project with cryptic video And that includes Palin, who says she was…

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Beyonc and Jay-Z’s ‘Apesh*t’ inspired a new Louvre art tour

Have you ever seen regular old museum attendees go apeshit? No? Well, thanks to the Louvre, now you can! The Paris museum — home to famous works like Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and more recently, the music video for Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s song, “Apeshit,” off the album EVERYTHING IS LOVE — now offers a guided tour that will retrace the steps the power couple took when creating their visual masterpiece. SEE ALSO: Unchill Stan Twitter turned Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s ‘Mona Lisa’ moment into a meme The tour will examine…

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Almost Famous: Photographer Takes Portraits Of People Who Share Same Names With Celebrities

The series, made in collaboration with an iconic NZ brand, boasts an impressive cast of A-list names: Ben Affleck from Dunedin, Julia Roberts from Tauranga, Anthony Hopkins from Wellington, Michael Jordan from Kelston, Jackie Chan from Auckland, and Sarah Jessica Parker from Warkworth.

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Disney is creating robots that can do acrobatic flips in the air

Scarlett Johansson is getting heat from trans actors for her new role.Image: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic The controversy over another bad Scarlett Johansson casting decision continues to reverberate as several prominent transgender actors have spoken out about her upcoming role as a trans man.  SEE ALSO: Scarlett Johansson apparently learned nothing from the ‘Ghost in the Shell’ controversy When it was announced that Johansson had signed on to star as real-life massage parlor owner Dante “Tex” Gill, a transgender man, in Rub & Tug, the casting was met with backlash, much like Johansson’s…

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Jon Stewart delivers fierce direct address to Trump: ‘We will prevail.’

Jon Stewart returned to late night for a fiery monologue on 'The Late Show' directed at President Trump.Image: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Jon Stewart has just delivered a walloping serve to Donald Trump. The former Daily Show host temporarily took over for Stephen Colbert on The Late Show on Thursday night, geared up to perform one hell of a monologue. SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, and Conan O’Brien team up to respond to Trump It’s been one heck of a back-and-forth between late night hosts and Trump, with the president…

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Don’t mess with ‘late show lowlifes’ Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, and Conan O’Brien

Donald Trump got dragged by late night hosts including "the guy on CBS" Stephen Colbert. Look, they weren't going to sit quietly.Image: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Image Donald Trump spent part of Monday night insulting late-night hosts including Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, and Jimmy Kimmel. Of course, they’d respond, but how? During a rally for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, Trump railed against all three comedians, calling Colbert a “low life” and Kimmel “terrible.”  SEE ALSO: Jimmy Fallon on Trump’s tweet: ‘Shouldn’t he have more important things to do?’ But…

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‘Game of Thrones’ stars got fancy for Rose and Kit’s epic wedding

It's a 'Game of Thrones' wedding!Image: mashable composite: MARK MILAN/GC and IMAGES and Jane Barlow – PA Images via getty images Jon Snow and Ygritte finally tied the knot, everyone! And all your Game of Thrones faves were there to celebrate. On Saturday, Kit Harington and Rose Leslie — who fell in love after playing on-screen love interests — got married in Scotland, and yes, their co-stars attended looking very out of character. SEE ALSO: Shout-out to this fan who hid in the bushes to watch Rose Leslie marry Kit…

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Seth Rogen refused Paul Ryan’s selfie request in front of the congressman’s kids

Seth Rogen stopped by The Late Show on Friday to chat about work, Canada’s marijuana legalization, and the time he shut down Paul Ryan‘s selfie request in front of his own kids. The actor told Stephen Colbert that earlier this month he shared an incredibly awkward moment with the Speaker of the House at Mitt Romney’s annual political summit in Park City, Utah.  Ryan and his sons, all fans of Rogen, approached him at the event to ask for a selfie but Rogen wasn’t having it. “My whole body puckered,…

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Behold, 2 of your favourite Hollywood Chris’ are tweeting at each other

When Chris' collide.Image: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic/mashable composite There’s only one thing better than an A+ tweet from one of your favourite Hollywood Chris, and that’s A+ tweets from two of them. Tweeting at each other, no less. SEE ALSO: Chris Pratt teaching James Corden how to hike is a glorious disaster Thursday 21 June was Chris Pratt’s 39th birthday. To mark the date, his Marvel co-star Chris Evans posted the following tweet. You’ll be hearing from my lawyer. https://t.co/0ACzkyQhpG — chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) June 22, 2018 Keep that dog in check,…

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This Instagram Account Is Posting Rarely Seen Old Photos Of Celebrities, And Its 369,000+ Followers Cant Get Enough

We all tend to admire other people who in one way or another influence our lives. Let it be our families, friends, or those who you’ve never met but find really appealing because of what they do. And those people are usually the ones who keep us entertained with their awesome acting skills, beautiful songs, intelligent appearance in public that usually makes us forget they’re just one of us. This Instagram account called Velvet Coke brings our beloved celebrities closer to the earth. It collects old, rarely seen photographs of…

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Ryan Reynolds responds to Kanye West’s tweet about the ‘Deadpool’ music

Could this be a possible future partnership in the making?Image: Marc Piasecki/GC Images/Jun Sato/WireImage/mashable composite If you happened to be thinking to yourself, “The Deadpool franchise is great and everything, but it could use a little more Kanye West”… then we’ve got some good news: you may well be in luck. SEE ALSO: 69 times Ryan Reynolds was hands down the funniest actor on Twitter On Tuesday, the rapper took to Twitter to share his passion for the films — and his thoughts on the soundtrack. your guys writing and…

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A wax version of Ed Sheeran is in a cat cafe, which makes sense we guess

The real Ed Sheeran, not in a cat cafe.Image: Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images Never thought we’d say this, but a wax version of Ed Sheeran is currently surrounded by felines in a London cat cafe. Help it? A wax model of the Grammy-winning artist, created by waxworks museum Madame Tussauds, took centre stage at Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium in London on Tuesday. The cat is LITERALLY out of the bag! You’ve guessed it… @teddysphotos is coming to Madame Tussauds London! Obviously he’s stopped off at @ladydinahscats before coming…

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Michael Phelps discusses how he learned to overcome suicidal thoughts

News of Anthony Bourdain's death broke on Friday morning.Image: Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Anthony Bourdain, TV chef and star of the US travel and food show Parts Unknown, has died by suicide at the age of 61. SEE ALSO: 8 inspiring, young mental health activists you need to know about His death was confirmed on Friday morning by CNN, the network which broadcasts Bourdain’s series. He was apparently found in a hotel room in France by chef Eric Ripert.  “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the…

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