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Someone Should Tell Bryan Singer About that #MeToo Overcorrection Glenn Close Warned Us About

By Dustin Rowles | Pajiba Love | September 17, 2018 |

By Dustin Rowles | Pajiba Love | September 17, 2018 |


I mean, on the one hand, you’ve got Sean Penn — who should go ahead and STFU — mansplaining that the MeToo movement has been “largely shouldered by a kind of receptacle of the salacious,” while Glenn Close is saying that we should separate the art from the artist where it concerns MeToo and that #MeToo could lead to an ‘overcorrection,.’ On the other hand, we’ve got Bryan Singer — who has been accused by multiple minors of sexual abuse and rape — in negotiations to direct Red Sonja, so what’s up with that overcorrection, Glenn Close? Because I’m not seeing it. (Collider)

Related: What is September? Feel bad for sexual harassers month or something? (Lainey)

Here’s the thing, folks: Sometimes, your toes just fall off, OK? No one can explain why. It just … happens. (Gizmodo)

Though Affleck has been advised to hold off on his relationship with Shauna Sexton, she is apparently not willing to give Affleck the space he needs to succeed. (Celebitchy)

Dakota Johnson on Best Chris: “His body is outrageous, it’s unbelievable, like a crazy, crazy thing to look at, and his shirt’s completely unbuttoned … like, scientifically, how is it possible to look like that? Crazy!” I see no lies. (Jezebel)

Dion Lee looks like the lead villain in the next Terminator movie in this outfit. That’s not an insult. (GFY)

Though it has become a forgotten issue for many, I appreciate that The Root is still cataloging the players who protest during each week’s NFL games. (The Root)

Meanwhile, the President had sense enough today to listen to his advisors and not object to hearings for Christine Blasey Ford, but Don Jr.? Oh, he’s just trash. (The Root)

Speaking of Christine Ford, f—k you, Drudge.

Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony has been on dAvid’s bookshelf for a couple of years. He forced himself to read it for the CBR10 Book Bingo Reading Challenge ‘Backlog’ category to complete a bingo, and he reached his first-ever Cannonball with the review. "Though it is a novel, it does contain a great deal of poetry, both in the form and language of small interludes of Native American legends, and in the prose itself, some of the most beautiful I’ve read." Are you familiar with this classic of Native American literature? (Cannonball Read 10)

It’s never too soon to feel nostalgic for The Jennings Children!

Same, but it’s worth the reveal.

Ted Cruz is sending out fundraising mailers disguised as legal summonses, which is reason 4,587 to vote for O’Rourke. (Wonkette)

Very helpful! Thx!

And this was the moment when — briefly — I stopped disliking Coldplay’s Chris Martin. (Vulture)

OK, fine. I’m sorry for convincing two of you to give Fear the Walking Dead another shot. It really was pretty good for a few episodes! (Uproxx)

I’m not a gamer, but mainly I love how much Ben Mendelsohn geeks out about gaming here. (Vice)

Speaking of gaming, this blew Petr’s goddamn mind.

Bill Skarsgård better have a goddamned alibi. (Boing Boing)

The Rock eats sushi and watches Won’t You Be My Neighbor and… That’s the story…but it’s enough for us!

I just love that The Rock’s “cheat meal” is like a five-person feast.

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