actor http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12442/all en DiCaprio Claims ‘Normal Person Does Not Drive More’ Than 31 Miles a Day http://mrc.org/articles/dicaprio-claims-normal-person-does-not-drive-more-31-miles-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Actor tells German news outlet he will focus on environment. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Film star Leonardo DiCaprio seems a bit confused. He recently promised to “fly around the world doing good for the environment,” apparently forgetting it will take a whole lot of fossil fuels to do it, unless he sprouts wings.<br /><br />He also made the strange claim that a “normal” person drives less than 50 km &nbsp;(31 miles) a day, a distance which can easily be handled by an electric car. Only, flying has a bigger environmental impact than driving, and “normal” people often drive much longer distances.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/dicaprio-claims-normal-person-does-not-drive-more-31-miles-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Climate Change Energy Environment 11th Hour 31 miles a day actor celebrity driving environment flying german news hollywood Hypocrisy Leonardo DiCaprio Mon, 21 Jan 2013 20:40:03 +0000 julia.seymour 42311 at http://mrc.org Wife of Jason Biggs Jokes about Child Rape; Defends Husband’s Misogynistic Tweets http://mrc.org/articles/wife-jason-biggs-jokes-about-child-rape-defends-husbands-misogynistic-tweets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No word from Nickelodeon about Teen Choice Award contender’s lewd, nasty tweets. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-thompson">Lauren Thompson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Update: Since publication, Mollen has deleted the original tweet. However, it was screen-captured and can be seen <a href="http://tinypic.com/r/2ir3g2e/6">here</a>.</em></p><p><em>Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic sexual language.</em></p><p><em></em>From the A-List (Alec Baldwin) to the B-List (Ellen Barkin) to the C minus-List (Rosanne Barr) Hollywood liberals just ooze class. But if you want to find real high-brow discourse, you sometimes have to reach down to the sub-D-list. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/wife-jason-biggs-jokes-about-child-rape-defends-husbands-misogynistic-tweets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Politics actor bullying filth Jason Biggs Jenny Mollen Nickelodeon rape sex tweets vile Tue, 04 Sep 2012 17:46:04 +0000 julia.seymour 41115 at http://mrc.org Kirk Cameron Still Under Fire from Left; Marriage Event Protested by LBGT Group http://mrc.org/articles/kirk-cameron-still-under-fire-left-marriage-event-protested-lbgt-group <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Despite invitation to attend, Ocean Grove United protests ‘Love Worth Fighting For’ event in New Jersey. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/taylor-hughes-honorable-leon-weil-scholar">Taylor Hughes, The Honorable Leon Weil Scholar</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/node/40677">If the left’s response to Chick-fil-A</a> proves anything, it’s that the left has a clear method of attacking anyone who supports a traditional definition of marriage. Label that person a bigot and then protest everything they do.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/kirk-cameron-still-under-fire-left-marriage-event-protested-lbgt-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith Family Media actor bigot child actor gay Gay Marriage growing pains Homosexuality Kirk Cameron LGBT Love Worth Fighting for marriage conference Ocean Grove United Piers Morgan protest Sexuality Wed, 01 Aug 2012 14:33:11 +0000 julia.seymour 40777 at http://mrc.org Actor Kevin Spacey Defends Jack Abramoff's Generosity: 'He Gave Money to Schools' http://mrc.org/actor/actor-kevin-spacey-defends-jack-abramoffs-generosity-he-gave-money-schools <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alana-goodman">Alana Goodman</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Actor and liberal activist Kevin Spacey is known for his friendship with former President Bill Clinton – but it looks like he's found a new friend in Jack Abramoff, the conservative lobbyist convicted of fraud in 2008.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/actor/actor-kevin-spacey-defends-jack-abramoffs-generosity-he-gave-money-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> actor JackAbramoff KevinSpacey lobbyist Wed, 15 Sep 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28886 at http://mrc.org Gore Wins Nobel Prize for Sexy, According to Wash. Post http://mrc.org/articles/gore-wins-nobel-prize-sexy-according-wash-post <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/amy-menefee">Amy Menefee</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Al Gore, the <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/11/AR2007121102491.html"></a>tall, “adorable,” “sexy,” “very hot Nobel Peace Prize winner,” … “The Man.” </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It was the ultimate in Al Gore adoration, all the way from Oslo, Norway, via The Washington Post’s Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/gore-wins-nobel-prize-sexy-according-wash-post" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Energy actor Al Gore Etheridge famous film gore hollywood inconvenient movie Nobe lPrize nobel Norway Oslo peace prize sex sexy spacey Thurman truth Tunstall Wed, 12 Dec 2007 21:23:54 +0000 admin 25195 at http://mrc.org Bad Company II http://mrc.org/special-reports/bad-company-ii <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2006/Bad_Company_II_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/bad-company-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute 2006 academy actor actress american anti asked audiences award back bad behavior big braddock business businessman businessmen character characters cinderella claims companies company constant Corruption country crimes criminal criminals depicted depicting didnt director drug easy evil executives family film films find gardener gave good government half henderson history hollywood included industry joe johnston left liberal life made major make movie Movies murder murrow negative nominees north oil Oscar owner participant people percent pharmaceuticals portrayed positive problem prominent put reflected role showed similar skoll social stall success supporting syriana things told tom top true unethical violence wasnt Women work world worst year Wed, 09 Aug 2006 19:33:00 +0000 admin 30557 at http://mrc.org Bad Company II: Executive Summary http://mrc.org/special-reports/bad-company-ii-executive-summary <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2006/Bad_Company_II.html">See Full Report</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/bad-company-ii-executive-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports Business and Media Institute actively actor actress american anti awards bmi boxing business businessman businessmen character companies criminals depicting drug engaged ethical film films found gould government half history hollywood make mining mobster movie Movies murder Oscar owner percent pharmaceuticals portray portrayal portrayed positive show simply small stereotype successful supporting syriana things top unethical violence working worst year Wed, 09 Aug 2006 19:30:00 +0000 admin 30558 at http://mrc.org NBC's 'Today' Gives Voice to Class Envy in Hollywood http://mrc.org/articles/nbcs-today-gives-voice-class-envy-hollywood <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<st1:city w:st="on">Hollywood</st1:city> usually gets a pass from the media’s participation in promoting class envy, but NBC’s Michael Okwu found a way to attack A-list <st1:place w:st="on">Hollywood</st1:place> celebrities: their voiceover work for TV commercials.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “Over the last five years, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the use” of those celebrities, Panasonic advertising executive Bob Greenberg told Okwu on the July 5 “Today” show.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The problem, according to Okwu? </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nbcs-today-gives-voice-class-envy-hollywood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Academy Award actor commercial hollywood Wed, 05 Jul 2006 19:45:43 +0000 admin 25142 at http://mrc.org