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Passive Aggressive Boy Sh-t starring Sean Penn and Lee Daniels

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 5, 2016 14:43:55 May 5, 2016 14:43:55
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Last year, Lee Daniels, while defending Terrence Howard, told The Hollywood Reporter that Terrence’s misogynistic reputation was not unlike Marlon Brando’s or Sean Penn’s. Then Sean Penn decided to sue Lee for $10 million for defamation. And Lee was like, f-ck you, everybody’s heard all the stories about what you did to Madonna. Full Story

Madonna stands up for Sean Penn

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 18, 2015 15:24:29 December 18, 2015 15:24:29
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Sean Penn is suing Lee Daniels for defamation over remarks Lee made while being interviewed by The Hollywood Reporter while defending Terrence Howard: "[Terrence] ain't done nothing different than Marlon Brando or Sean Penn, and all of a sudden he's some f-ckin' demon." Click here Full Story

Monday, December 7, 2015

Dear Gossips,

The Golden Globe nominations are coming on Thursday, exactly one month before the show on January 10, 2016. Lee Daniels could be there to represent Empire. Can someone please invite Sean Penn too? As you recall, Lee namechecked Sean in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter a few months ago when answering a question about Terrence Howard’s reputation.  Read Full Intro

Sean Penn is not Terrence Howard

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 22, 2015 20:08:57 September 22, 2015 20:08:57
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Sean Penn is suing Lee Daniels for $10 million alleging that Daniels has defamed him. Here’s a quick background: To promote Empire, Daniels was interviewed recently in The Hollywood Reporter and when asked about Terrence Howard being, um, Terrence Howard, and his history of abusing women, Daniels’s made a point about how Terrence is being unfairly vilified for it when so many high profile white actors have the same sh-t on their resumés: “(Terrence) ain’t done nothing different than Marlon Brando or Sean Penn, and all of a sudden he’s some f*ckin’ demon. Full Story

Empire and its friends

Lainey Posted by Lainey at May 12, 2015 17:10:42 May 12, 2015 17:10:42
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Lee Daniels, Taraji P Henson, Gabourey Sidibe, and Jussie Smollett represented Empire yesterday at the FOX Upfronts. And, bonus, Terrence Howard wasn’t there to ruin the pictures. The big question was how many episodes. Empire’s first season had 12 episodes. Next? 18 split in 2 half seasons. Full Story

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Lee Daniels: French Empire

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 22, 2015 16:03:59 April 22, 2015 16:03:59
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Lee Daniels was in New York last night as one of the TIME 100 honourees. Empire has been the biggest new show of the year, and it’s more than just ratings. It’s representation. On so many levels. Empire started airing during award season; I couldn’t get to it until after the Oscars, and then I had a book debate to study for and other deadlines so I didn’t start until end of March. Full Story