Celebrities are not immune from being fired or let go from their jobs. Ryan Gosling was fired from “The Lovely Bones” and replaced by Mark Wahlberg. Edward Norton played the Incredible Hulk in his own film, but the role was recast with Mark Ruffalo. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” is a dance-competition show that’s had some controversial moments. For season 28, fans and the show’s then-host were unhappy when Sean Spicer, a divisive figure who used to work for the White House, was cast on the show. On season 23 of the series, two […]
We took a look back at the most controversial sports stories of 2019. These stories ranged from on-field fights, off-the-field conflicts, to the politics surrounding sports. Take a look back at the stories that dominated the sports world this year below. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A lot […]
A controversial video of President Donald Trump during a rally in Florida is resurfacing on social media after two mass shootings in the US over the weekend. In the video, a person yelled “shoot them” when Trump asked the crowd how the US Border Patrol might keep migrants from entering […]
Fox News host Tucker Carlson has ignited multiple waves of controversy in recent years with contentious comments about journalists, immigrants, and women. Since receiving his own show on Fox News in 2016, Carlson has had several controversies play out in front of one of the country’s largest audiences. In August, […]
Marketing hasn’t always been spot-on when it comes to food branding. Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben’s, and Cream of Wheat all received backlash for their use of Black mascots. This week, PepsiCo said it would be rebranding Aunt Jemima products as “Pearl Milling Company.” Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The […]
There have been many instances of girls being told to change their clothes due to being “distracting” to boys in the classroom. Controversial homework assignments have asked students to examine the positive aspects of slavery in American history. A Texas school banned the bestselling young adult novel “The Hate U […]
Google launched a ton of exciting new technologies this year. The company was also the center of several different controversies in 2018. With 2019 right around the corner, we looked back at the highlights – and the lowlights – from another full year of Google. Google introduced a ton of […]
TV is not without its controversies – and definitely not without its casting controversies. Some of the biggest casting controversies in recent entertainment history include Ruby Rose as Batwoman and Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson. Cartoons have gotten into trouble, too, including “The Simpsons” with its portrayal of Indian character […]
Not all monuments are universally beloved. While some simply took a while for locals to come around to, others still inspire controversy. That could be due to their subject matter, their histories, or their appearance. Monuments dedicated to Christopher Columbus are coming under fire for memorializing a polarising figure. Visit […]
“First Man,” the Neil Armstrong biopic starring Ryan Gosling, has disappointed at the US box office in its first two weeks. But a new survey suggests the poor performance can’t be blamed by the American flag controversy that hung around the movie in the lead-up to its opening. Conservative politicians […]
An Argentinian film streaming on Netflix in the US, called “Desire,” is facing online backlash. Critics argue the film depicts “child pornography” because a young girl accidentally experiences an orgasm. The film’s director recently issued a statement defending it. A conservative writer claimed she reported Netflix to the National Center […]
Facebook is dealing with an investigation and a lot of consumer outrage after Christopher Wylie – the founder of data analytics company Cambridge Analytica – told the Guardian that his company used data from 50 million Facebook profiles to target voters. Wylie said Facebook had sent Cambridge Analytica a letter […]
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