NASA. Views of Hurricane Florence from space.
DANGEROUS. Jeff Bezos rips Trump for attacks on the media: “It’s dangerous to demonise the media. It’s dangerous to call the media lowlifes. It’s dangerous to say they are the enemy of the people…We live in a society where it’s not just the laws of the land that protect us… it’s also the social norms that protect us. It works because we believe the words on that piece of paper.”
ASTROWORLD WAR. Frank Ocean orders Travis Scott to remove his vocals from album.
MANAFORT PLEA DEAL. The president did nothing wrong, says Rudy Giuliani: “The reason: the President did nothing wrong and Paul Manafort will tell the truth.”
CHICAGO. Local priest cancels plans to burn rainbow flag: ‘In a Sept. 2 Sunday bulletin, Resurrection Catholic Church Pastor Fr. Paul Kalchik announced in a post-script to his re-printed Homily message that a Rainbow flag found in the church, along with parishioner’s pledge cards mixed with incense, would be burned in front of the church as a sacrilege during a prayer service following the Sept. 29 Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael 4:30 p.m. Mass.’
JULIE CHEN MOONVES. Big Brother host stands by her husband Les Moonves, the subject of multiple sexual misconduct allegations, by using her full name for the first time ever. ‘The backlash to Chen’s signoff was swift. Publicist Danny Deraney, whose clients include Illeana Douglas (one of Moonves’ victims), Roseanna Arquette, and Laura Benanti said he would no longer book any of his clients on The Talk.’
TANTRUM. Donald Trump Jr. explodes at Vanity Fair. ‘What a joke, you think I worry my father isn’t sleeping? I have never and will never worry about that. Keep making crap up. Oh, VF with 4.8m “followers” how do you average less than 20 RTs for your last 20 or so posts? BUYING FOLLOWERS MUCH? SAD, PATHETIC, & IRRELEVANT!
What a joke, you think I worry my father isn’t sleeping?🤣🤣🤣 I have never and will never worry about that. Keep making crap up.
Oh, VF with 4.8m “followers” how do you average less than 20 RTs for your last 20 or so posts? BUYING FOLLOWERS MUCH? SAD, PATHETIC, & IRRELEVANT! https://t.co/hAhNAl88KL
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 14, 2018
SEAN PENN. In his new role, shirtless pornstache daddy.
GENDER X. New York City to get gender nonbinary birth certificate option: “Today is a historic day for New York in its role as a worldwide champion for inclusivity and equality,” City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, who introduced the legislation in June, said in a statement sent to NBC News. “I especially want to thank the LGBTQ community for their advocacy and work on this issue to keep New York City in its rightful place as a leader in human rights.”
ON THE RAG. This week on the gay magazines…
STATE OF PRIDE. YouTube greenlights documentary focusing on impact of gay pride movement: “State of Pride will be directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman — who worked together on The Celluloid Closet and the Academy Award-winning Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt — and will feature interviews conducted by Raymond Braun, former YouTube LGBT marketing lead. He’ll travel across the US, attending Pride events in major cities and smaller towns and interviewing individuals about how the movement has impacted them.”
OMAROSA. Former White House staffer and Apprentice contestant calls radio host Clay Cane “ignorant, gutter and a bitch.”
In trying to interview Omarosa, she insulted my hair, called me ignorant, gutter and a bitch. She clearly picked up Trump's habits… pic.twitter.com/nO5T1iklNM
— Clay (@claycane) September 12, 2018
WHAT DO YOU MEAN? Jimmy Fallon and Justin Bieber clown around Central Park in disguise.
UNLIKELY BROTHERHOOD OF THE DAY. A pod of belugas and a juvenile narwhal.
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE DAY. Mariah Carey “GTFO”.
FRIDAY FLASH. Michael Jackson Jr.