Wednesday Update: William Shatner Responds To Criticism Over New Russian TV Show, Bill Cosby Defends Phylicia Rashad After Howard Students Call For Her Firing, Another ‘Mandalorian’ Actress Under Fire For Social Media Post

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We’re tracking the conservative culture clash with woke Hollywood hypocrites to keep you up to date on who’s winning and who we hate. 

 Here’s what happened today:

Anti-Vax Backlash

Another actress from Disney’s “The Mandalorian” is taking heat for a social media post, and this time it’s not Gina Carano. Sasha Banks, who is also a WWE wrestling star, sparked Instagram outrage when she supposedly “liked” a tweet that questioned the safety of coronavirus vaccines.

A Twitter user posted two screenshots of Instagram posts that Banks allegedly liked in May. One image reads, “COVID Jab: They skipped all animal trails because all animals were dying & went directly to people,” and the other indicates that the vaccine is causing mass sterilization.  

“Who cares about her politics?” “She’s just asking questions” “We don’t know if she actually believes this” Got your top 3 excuses out of the way for you, stans, time to come up with something new,” the tweeter wrote about Banks. 

Sleuthing fans were quick to point out that Banks may have actually “liked” the first photo that appeared in the thread, which was a meme mocking pandemic lockdown measures.  

See it below: 

 

Disgusting

Former Olympian and current California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner thinks hammer thrower Gwen Berry’s decision to disrespect the American flag was “disgusting.”

“Honestly, it’s disgusting,” Jenner said in an interview. “I love this country, I love this state… I was the first person to ever put the American flag up at the finish line in 1976, and I’m very proud of that because I’m proud of my country.”

“I don’t like political statements on the podium,” she went on. “We shouldn’t do that. This is the greatest gathering of people and countries in the world… And it has such potential for good, don’t destroy it.”

Jenner’s not worried that Berry will have a chance to repeat her actions at the actual Olympics. 

“We don’t have a worry in the world that she’ll be on the podium there, because she got third [at the trials], and the other girls are so much better… So I think that was kind of her last harrah.”

Watch the full interview here:

 

Russian Propaganda

“Star Trek’s” William Shatner took heat after it was revealed that his new science show, “I Don’t Understand,” would be broadcast on Russia’s RT America network, and the network’s editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan tweeted that “Captain Kirk has come over to the good side.”

Shatner quickly distanced himself from the announcement on Twitter. “I made a TV program and they bought the distribution rights to it,” he wrote.  

In a follow-up post, he retweeted Simonyan’s message and said, “Let me be crystal clear. I don’t know this woman at all. In NO WAY am I going to tolerate vernacular like this.” 

“I am not political & I am angry that the head of a network would say this about me on a show they only bought for distribution,” he continued. “I apologize to my fans on her behalf.”

 

#ByePhylicia

Howard University students are calling for the school to fire Phylicia Rashad, the new Dean of Fine Arts, for tweeting her enthusiasm about Bill Cosby’s release from prison last week.

Though she has since deleted the tweet and walked back her statement to say that she supports the survivors of sexual assault, current students and alumni want her out.  

“Hold her a** accountable,” student Whitney Meritus said. “I’d take a non-famous dean who believes [sexual assault] victims over a celebrity dean who does shit like this… Don’t get me wrong, I know she was his professor and all, but I don’t think she deserves to lead the Chadwick A. Boseman School of Fine Arts. Not anymore.”

Cosby slammed the University and defended Rashad in a statement. He said freedom of speech “is taught or supposed to be taught every day at that renowned law school, which resides on your campus.”

The statement further claimed that his release from prison was “No technicality — it’s a violation of one’s rights & we the people stand in support of Ms. Phylicia Rashad.”

 

Married

“The Voice” stars Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani were married at their newly built mansion in Oklahoma over the holiday weekend. They have been involved since 2015, and Shelton popped the question in October 2020.  

Stefani announced that they were married on July 3rd with a series of Instagram photos.  

 

Jumping Ship

In the midst of Britney Spears’ conservatorship drama, her longtime manager Larry Rudolph and court-appointed conservatorship attorney Samuel Ingraham have quit.

Days after financial co-conservator Bessemer Trust announced they would no longer be handling the star’s finances, Rudolph said he was resigning because of Spears’ desire to retire from performing. 

“It has been over 2 1/2 years since Britney and I last communicated, at which time she informed me she wanted to take an indefinite work hiatus,” Rudolph wrote in his resignation letter. “Earlier today, I became aware that Britney had been voicing her intention to officially retire.”

“As you know, I have never been a part of the conservatorship nor its operations, so I am not privy to many of these details. I was originally hired at Britney’s request to help manage and assist her with her career,” he continued. “And as her manager, I believe it is in Britney’s best interest for me to resign from her team as my professional services are no longer needed.”

According to court documents, Ingham quit on Tuesday. The lawyer wrote in a filing that he “hereby resigns as court-appointed counsel for Britney Jean Spears, conservatee, effective upon the appointment of new court-appointed counsel.”

He had previously gone on record stating that if the singer wished for him to be removed he would acquiesce.

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AMERICAN PATRIOTS
11 months ago

As for G Berry, she should be Banned from ever participating again and deported for her open display of Hatred For America and what it stands for. Then someone ought to Help “Caitlyn” and the writer of this article, to get ‘His’ Facts straight, it was “Bruce” Jenner, ‘The Former “Olympic Champion” ‘ NOT Caitlyn, and it Was “Bruce” Jenner the first to carry the American Flag to the finish line, it appears “Caitlyn” doesn’t know who or what IT is yet? Try this Cait, take a Look Between Your Legs and you will see, Like It Or Not, YOU ARE STILL ‘BRUCE’, And No One, Not even a Female Impersonator, should be allowed to Take Credit for what a Once Great Athlete Did.