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In Fresh War of Words with Trump, Mexico Once Again Proves It's the Much Bigger Person

By Lainey Bobainey | Pajiba Love | August 27, 2017 |

By Lainey Bobainey | Pajiba Love | August 27, 2017 |

So tonight’s the finale of Game of Thrones. Don’t end your night without watching Michael Bolton sing a Game of Thrones theme song. Trust me. You want to watch this. - (EW)

But also for the season finale, the GoT Drinking Game. If you have to work tomorrow, you should probably just call out sick now, because you will be waaaaay too hungover to live on Monday if you try to play along. - (GFY)

If the Trump presidency was a drinking game, we’d all be dead from acute alcohol poisoning long ago, because christgod. If we drink every time that buffoon does something idiotic… ANYWAY, so hey, what do you do when you’re the president and a really yuge, tremendous hurricane is barreling down on Texas? Why you bring the focus back to yourself, of course! - (Celebitchy)

In the midst of catastrophic flooding in Houston today, Donald Trump renewed his demands that Mexico pay for The Wall.

Mexico not only reiterated that it would not under any circumstances do so, they also offered to send aid to Hurricane Harvey victims, because they are the bigger people.

Dollars to donuts, Mexico sends aid to Texas, and Trump assigns a dollar figure to it, and then says, “See? They are already working hard to reimburse us for the cost of The Wall,” because that’s the kind of monster he is.

In good news, the judge in the case of Sofia Vergara’s slimy ex, who was trying to gain “custody” of the frozen embryos, nixed the suit in Louisiana and told him nope, this isn’t in my jurisdiction. Gotta’ go back to Cali. - (GFY)

Rumi and Sir Carter (Bey’s babies) have unique names, but I don’t think anyone was expecting they’d be named something like Allison and Steve. Their dad Jay-Z reveals the meaning behind their names. - (VF)

It was a miserable weekend at the box office, despite three new releases. In fact, it was the worst weekend at the box office since 2014. (Uproxx)

SERiously, stop making life so hard for yourself. I want to send this to some of my former employees. - (Think Catalog)

Honestly, Jared Leto, why are you how you are? - (Lainey)
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Eli5 had an emotional experience reading Rebecca Solnit’s Men Explain Things To Me. Solnit’s short book of essays explore the ways in which women are silenced "in personal, professional, political, and cultural spaces." Eli5 had a lot of feelings and took a lot of notes in the margins. She wished she had been able to discuss it with a group to get other perspectives. Have you read Solnit’s essays? (Cannonball Read 9)

Our hearts go out to everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey. Please let us know you’re all ok!
If you’re looking for ways to help victims of the hurricane, here’s a pretty comprehensive list if you’re in Texas and a separate one if you’re not. - (The MarySue)

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