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After Paterno Tweet, Ashton Kutcher Admits Ignorance

Ashton Kutcher is a twit-wit. After tweeting an opinion on a matter he knew nothing about, (in this case, the Joe Paterno and the alleged child-sex assault scandal) he’s apologizing for being stupid and handing over his twitter account to his production company.

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Ashton Kutcher is a twit-wit. After tweeting an opinion on a matter he knew nothing about, (in this case, the Joe Paterno and the alleged child-sex assault scandal) he’s apologizing for being stupid and handing over his twitter account to his production company.

Seems Kutcher had only known that Penn State coach Joe Paterno was fired, and didn’t realize what for, so he mistakenly assumed (we all know that assumptions can get you into trouble) that he was fired for being old and not getting enough wins for the team. (Neither are true. Penn State is 8-1 right now, and nearly everyone knows that Paterno was forced out over the child sexual assault scandal involving a former assistant.)

And yet – tweet he did: “How do you fire Jo Pa? #insult #noclass as a hawkeye fan I find it in poor taste”

The tweet was not well received.

After Kutcher’s tweet supporting Paterno, twitter users barraged him with an assault of criticism. Kutcher deleted the original tweet, then tweeted an apology admitting that he didn’t know why Paterno was actually fired, calling himself an “idiot.” He then wrote on his website that he is turning over his tweets to Katalyst Media, the production company that he co-founded. 

Among Kutcher’s statements from his website:

“Last night after returning home from work I walked by the television and simply saw a headline that Joe Paterno had been fired… Having no more information than that, I assumed that he had been fired due to poor performance as an aging coach… With that assumption (how dare I assume) I posted a tweet defending his career…As of immediately I will stop tweeting until I find a way to properly manage this feed. I feel awful about this error. Won’t happen again.”

He then posted a photo of himself next to a sign that read: “I’m with stupid.”

Kutcher has been a longtime fan and advoctate of twitter, being the first celebrity to reach 1 million followers. That total has now reached 8 million.

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Ben Platt Performs A Choral Beyoncé Cover And Of Course It’s Amazing

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Like Queen B said if you got it, flaunt it.

He made you cry in Dear Evan Hansen. He made you laugh in Pitch Perfect. And lately he has just been impressing the hell out of us with his viral videos. Ben Platt has got some golden pipes and always delivers big feels when he sings. Just a few days ago, Ben and the cast of Dear Evan Hansen went viral for their at home performance of “You Will Be Found,” which I may or may not still be misty eyed from. Well, Ben has gone viral again but this time it won’t provoke tears…unless they are tears of happiness because you never thought a Beyoncé song could get any better yet here we are. Ben and his pal tik-took to TikTok to share a choral version of Beyoncé’s hit song “Check On It.” The duo absolutely nails the cover and my only complaint is that the performance isn’t long enough. How can we convince Ben to do a choral reprisal of Beyoncé’s entire Coachella performance?!

Check out the impressive video below!

@henpla@tayloresings @naomijoyturner How did we do?? ##beyoncé ##quarantunes ##fyp ##foryoupage♬ original sound – henpla

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Ina Garten Makes The Perfect Quarantine Cocktail In Funny Video

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If the Barefoot Contessa says any hour is cocktail hour then who are we to argue?!

Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa herself, took to Instagram to “keep tradition alive” during these stressful, isolated times. What tradition is she most concerned with? One near and dear to all of us of course, cocktail hour! In the two-minute video, Ina gives a tutorial on how to whip up a batch of her favorite cosmopolitans. We all watch the contessa for her signature brand of calm speaking tones and party planning panache and while this video delivers on what we’d expect, Ina throws in a couple funny jokes that you would never see coming. She begins the tutorial by instructing viewers to grab a big pitcher because “you never know who is going to stop by – wait – nobody is going to stop by.” She goes on later to remind viewers that “during a crisis, you know, cocktail hour can be almost any hour.”  Ina wraps up the demonstration by advising viewers to choose the right martini glass when making this drink before pulling out a giant one for herself! Look at Ina getting all loosey-grey-goosey with us!

Enjoy any-hour happy-hour and check out the funny video below!

 

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It’s always cocktail hour in a crisis! Recipe link in profile. #staysafe

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‘Will & Grace’ Star, Leslie Jordan, Has The Funniest Instagram Account Ever

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“Well, well, well…if it isn’t Beverly Leslie.”

Any sitcom-lover will instantly recognize Leslie Jordan as Karen Walker’s vertically challenged nemesis on Will & Grace. And while he always managed to steal the scene as Beverly Leslie, the funny actor actually has quite the lengthy resume filled with all sorts of interesting roles. Well at the age of 64, Jordan may have just found his most exciting role yet…a viral video star!

Jordan chatted with Today discussing his new found internet fame. He shared that he did not even want to join social media initially but was encouraged to do so by producers when working on Cool Kids. His social media didn’t become the hotspot it is now until the coronavirus pandemic however, when Jordan says he was encouraged by a friend to use his humor to bring levity to his fans. Now on his Instagram, which has grown over 400,000 followers since the quarantines were put in place, Jordan posts a bunch of hilarious content which includes stories about famous friends, tales of his flamboyant childhood and even baton twirling.

We can all use a laugh right now so do yourself a favor and check out the hilarious videos below! To keep the laughs coming be sure to follow Leslie Jordan here!

Betty White and the freezer queen.

 

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The Freezer Queen. #bostonlegal @bettymwhite

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The over-haulin’ ass.

 

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My Exercise Regime. #sia #lizzo #bigbelly #haulass

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That time in the pokey.

 

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Pillow Talk! #friedbrain #jailhouserock #ecstasy #gomybail

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Bringing sexy back(scratch)

 

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DAY ONE: EXERCISE VIDEO. More to follow. #littlefatty #poorthing #getupandgo #gotupandwent #backscratcher

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Beverly Leslie saves the twirl.

 

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DAY TWO! #trainer #fitnessmotivation #batontwirling #fitnessforsissies

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