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If You Think Giuliana Rancic’s Career Should Be Over, You’re Insane

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I may be the only Giuliana Rancic fangirl on Earth, and I’m more than fine with that. The idol of mine has been under fire for her controversial Fashion Police comments, but I refuse to believe that one mistake, that wasn’t entirely her fault, should tarnish her otherwise immaculate reputation.

Growing up, I spent nights in my pajamas studying Giuliana’s every move. Still, I believe the joke she made about Zendaya‘s dreadlocks was wrong. She realized the magnitude of what she said, and I appreciated her apology. Of course, this doesn’t justify her words — I know that, and I believe she does as well. But you do know that it was written for her, and the final product was edited to seem a lot harsher, right? Here’s her original quote. The bold section was cut.

I love Zendaya’s style and I love when she has the little hair, she just had it. She has such a tiny frame that this hair to me overwhelms her, it’s really heavy it overwhelms her and it’s just like too Boho. Zendaya is more high fashion. The hair to me, on her, is making her a little boho like I feel like she smells like patchouli oil and weed.

And yet the writers and editors got off scot-free. The show’s on hiatus and their wallets must be taking a hit, but why haven’t I seen any of their names in the headlines? Giuliana took the brunt of everything, and was thrown under the bus even more by colleagues Kelly Osbourne and Kathy Griffin who each quit after the scandal. They’re allowed to have their fun on the show but can totally remove themselves once things go South? How is that OK?

For the record, Giuliana calls racism “reprehensible” and has supported stars like Lupita Nyong’o, who she’s called “genius,” has referred to Rihanna as “glamorous,” and even backed Kanye West. If you’re still convinced she’s racist, Google other comments she’s made to try proving me wrong.

Let’s look at her as a person. She was brave enough to document difficult times for the world to see — her battle with breast cancer, infertility, and experience using a surrogate — and someone from any walk of life should respect that. She earned her status not by pulling a Kanye or making a sex tape, but for the right reasons. She’s not just another mindless bobblehead on the red carpet. Giuliana defines the American dream. Here are some things you may not know about her:

  • She immigrated from Italy at the age of seven
  • She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and a Master’s from American University
  • Her early days were spent as a reporter covering politics in D.C.
  • She’s earned honors like the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards Fan Favorite Award

So she’s not just, like, totally in love with celebrities. Her “love affair with television” shows through her hard work. She’s a true talent who can effortlessly handle the chaos of the red carpet. Do you know how hard it is to ask questions on live TV with hundreds of people, flashing lights, and frazzled publicists running around? I would, because I’ve been there. Her down-to-Earth personality shines as she comfortably holds the mic and humanizes talent, making them feel comfortable enough to open up on relationships and personal matters. She is the reason I studied journalism and continue on this path. I’m fascinated by the art of the interview and dream of becoming a respected reporter one day. Defending her doesn’t mean hating anyone else, but remember Maria Menounos‘ disastrous hosting at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards? The awkward hugs and uninformed conversation got her banned from E!’s future carpets. This gig isn’t easy, but watching a host like Maria makes you appreciate Giuliana and how amazing she is at her job.

I’ll leave you with this: Paula Deen said the N-word, made anti-Semitic jokes, and backed it all up with a hollow defense (“It’s just what they are, they’re jokes”) yet she can carry on with her career? And what about these stars?

  • In 2014, Oscar nominee Jonah Hill said “Suck my dick, you fa–ot!” to a photographer and continues making major films.
  • Don Imus referred to the Rutgers women’s basketball team as “nappy-headed ho’s” in 2007 but has a nationally syndicated talk show Imus in the Morning.
  • Michael Richards, who went on an N-word rant against two African Americans during a standup performance in 2006, has since made TV appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm and recently reunited with the Seinfeld cast.
  • Daniel Tosh joked about rape in 2012, saying, “Wouldn’t it be funny if that girl got raped by like, five guys right now?,” yet still hosts Tosh.0.

If you think these circumstances are OK, but still believe Giuliana should be burned at the stake, you need to reevaluate your empty, pathetic argument.

The Gossip Table reveals how Rancic is striking back at critics of her thin frame.

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You’ll Never Guess the Mastermind Behind Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa’s Reconciliation

After posting an amazing Instagram pic professing her love for ex husband, then spending Easter with him, it seems Amber Rose may be getting back together with Wiz Khalifa after all. Their road to recovery reportedly began when Wiz reached out to Amber with his Furious 7 song “See You Again,” but you won’t believe who gave him the extra push to do it.

The Gossip Table reports that WWE star and actor John Cena talked to Wiz prior to his performance on Monday Night Raw. Apparently their heart-to-heart was what Wiz needed before sending his track to Amber in hopes of putting their differences aside for the sake of their son Sebastian. Who knew these three even knew each other? More importantly, who cares?

John Cena, you’re officially our hero.

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Malin Akerman’s “Most Special Person”

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Single mom Malin Akerman shared a sweet snapshot via Instagram Sunday.

“Spent Easter with my most special person. He was more interested in mommy than chocolates…gonna enjoy these moments while they last! Hope you all had a beautiful day. #easter #love,” the Rock of Ages actress, 36, captioned the photo with son Sebastian, nearly 2.

After ten years of marriage, the Trophy Wife star and Roberto Zincone separated just four months after welcoming Sebastian.

And recently, A-list pal Tom Arnold praised his Sin City Saints co-star, saying that she is “the most inspiring woman” for how she is dealing with the split.

“She’s a single mom. Her deal — and I probably shouldn’t talk about her — but…I have so much respect for her. She is such an amazing woman,” Arnold shared.

Arnold went on to talk about how Akerman continues to support her ex.

“You know, her husband, they’re together 10 years, they have a baby, [and] four months in, he’s like, ‘I’m done,’” he continued. “So she not only pays him alimony to take care of this guy, but I watched her as a mother, and I was like, ‘This is the most inspiring woman. I’m not gonna complain about anything in my life.’ Because she is incredible. She is an inspiration.”

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‘The Longest Ride’ Star Scott Eastwood Reveals His Dad’s Biggest Piece of Relationship Advice

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Man of your dreams Scott Eastwood is the latest actor to bring an epic Nicholas Sparks love story to life in The Longest Ride (in theaters April 10). But how did the hunk learn to deal with the ladies in real life? Well, you could say it all started with a little talk from his dad. We talked to the up-and-comer and co-star Britt Robertson about awkwardly watching sex scenes with their families, and the relationship advice Scott got from a Hollywood icon (his father, Clint Eastwood), including “the talk.” (You know the one.)

So what’s it really like working with the king of romance? Can shooting sex scenes actually be sexy? How do Britt and her famous boyfriend, Teen Wolf‘s Dyan O’Brien, maintain their long distance relationship? Read on to learn everything you need to know.

What was it like working with Nicholas? Was it what you expected?
Britt Robertson
: [I didn’t know] how involved he’d be in the project – how often he’d be on set or how many ideas he would have for the character. He just let [director] George [Tillman, Jr.], Scott, and I rehearse and develop our characters ourselves. He had some input and gave us some advice based on his experiences but he was really generous in giving us a lot of freedom.
Scott Eastwood: He’s pretty hands-on. He does a lot of pre-work and then he leaves it to the director and the studio and producers and actors to go out and make the best movie possible.

When you’re working with him do you get the sense that he’s the king of romance novels?
BR
: I think it’s hard to see that version of him because we’re his colleagues so we don’t get the romance version of [him]. He’s spoken a lot about these love letters he’s written his wife and I’m quite curious, I want to read one one day. Unless, Scott, do you get a version I don’t?
SE: Nope. Not being romantic towards me.

What do you think it takes to be a lead in a Nicholas Sparks’ film?
BR
: Versatility. You can’t be one note all the way throughout. It has to be a story with interest and you have to have a character with interest. There has to be moments of laughter, and obviously, emotion. [You need to] try new things and be dynamic.

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You’re both young and hot. Do you ever get just a little turned on when shooting sex scenes?
Britt Robertson
: Nah, it’s not like a whole lot of romance happening on a set to be honest with you. Especially with this movie, we didn’t have a ton of time. It’s rushed and we’re constantly just trying to get the scenes. Our sex scenes were always at the end of the day. It was never really one of those things where we could just get into the moment. We always just wanted to make sure it came across on camera the way we wanted it to and achieve what [director] George Tillman, Jr. wanted.

So it’s all choreography and no fun?
BR
: Yeah, it’s pretty procedural.
Scott Eastwood: Well, no. Not procedural all the time.
BR: Maybe not for you, for me it’s pretty procedural. [Laughs.]
SE: I disagree. I think it was a lot of improvising and [trying to] just go with it. [You] try to make it as real as possible when you’re with a woman.

Would you ever take what you learned on set and apply it to real life? Or vice versa?
SE
: I thought I stole my best moves from real life. [Laughs.]
BR: [Laughs] Yeah, no. I would like to think my real life is more romantic — at least there’s not people in the room.

Is watching your sex scenes with family or significant others awkward?
BR
: My boyfriend [Dylan O’Brien] is in the industry so it’s not a huge deal for him. With my family, they’ve watched me on TV doing all of the same stuff so they’re probably pretty used to it by now. But I’ve never actually been in a room with my family watching sex scenes or anything nitty gritty.
SE: Are they coming to the premiere? That could be a little tense of a moment.
BR: I’m not doing that, I’m not playing that game. That would be so bizarre, I could not handle that. [Laughs.]
SE: I don’t know how I’d feel watching that with my mom or my sisters, that would be a little bizarre. Maybe if we were from the South it would be totally fine.
BR: No! I’m from the South and it’s still not totally fine. [Laughs.]

Scott, your dad has given you great advice about your life and career, but what about in regards to the ladies?
SE
: Think long and hard. Pay attention to the details. My mom said that, too. Pay attention to the little things. Oh my God, and yeah, wear a condom. [Laughs.]
BR: Nice.
SE: Yeah, safe sex.

What else do you mean by details?
SE
: Pay attention to what they like, how they treat you, and obviously, how you treat them. Anyone could be in love at a coffee shop when things are going good and stuff, but the real test is how people behave when things aren’t going so well.

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Scott and Clint Eastwood at the 2006 premiere of Flags of Our Fathers.

What’s the most outlandish thing you’ve done for love in real life?
BR
: When I was shooting Secret Circle three or four years ago I was in Vancouver and my boyfriend was in Atlanta. I would work like a 19-hour day, and then go straight from set and drive to get the first flight at 6 AM and then fly from Seattle to Atlanta just to have maybe 24 hours. Long distance, man. You gotta do it.
SE: I mean, I’m single. Maybe I made all the wrong moves. [Laughs.]

Britt, how do you and Dylan maintain your relationship long distance?
BR
: Communication in any form. Phone, texting, emails, pictures, Snapchat, whatever you got.

Fill in the blank: I would do anything for love, but I won’t do ____.
BR
: Eat mashed potatoes. I hate [them]. Texture. [I] don’t like grits either. I won’t eat anything mushy.
SE: I wouldn’t compromise myself and what I stand for.

The movie has a combination of old school romance, like writing letters, mixed with more modern dating rituals, like texting. Which do you prefer? Are you up on your Tinder game?
BR
: I was on Grindr once, just because I was curious. It was really interesting. I was myself, just talked to people, didn’t really have many interactions. The only people who would talk to me were people who wanted to have orgies or threesomes, so it didn’t last very long.
SE: I’m a guy that picks up the phone and calls. Sometimes [texting is] so hard to read, and you just want to hear someone’s voice. You just want to hear peoples’ reactions to things so you get their temperature.

Who is your dream celebrity guy or girl?
SE
: Or we talking like a one night thing? What are we talking here?

Let’s say anything from one night to long term.
BR
: Dylan O’Brien?
SE: Boring! [Laughs.] I’d go with like Halle Berry.
BR: Boring!
SE: That’s not boring, she’s sexy.

You guys seem like BFFs now. Will you be hanging out after the press tour?
BR
: No. We’re gonna need a break from each other. [Laughs.]
SE: [Laughs.] No, no. We don’t hate each other at all.

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