Things We Saw Today: Taylor Swift Testifies Against Radio DJ Who Felt Her Up During a Photo Op
Earlier today, Taylor Swift testified against David “Jackson” Mueller, a radio DJ from KYGO in Denver, whom she’s in the process of counter-suing (for $1) after he sued her (for $3 Million) for defamation and wrongful accusation, blaming her for getting him fired. What was the accusation? That he grabbed her ass during a meet-and-greet photo op. By the way, there’s an actual photo of it happening.
Buzzfeed has the play-by-play if you want to keep up with the case, while The Huffington Post has an incisive opinion piece on why few purported celebrity feminists have been silent re: Swift’s case today, because it seems to be the “in thing” to hate Taylor Swift and think her a bad feminist. *sigh*
- Watch James Corden and Jeffrey Tambor fight over John Boyega in a stirring rendition of “The Boyega is Mine.” I’m sure Brandy and Monica totally approve. (via The Late, Late Show with James Corden on YouTube)
- Former Google engineer James Damore has no regrets about his anti-diversity memo. And we have no regrets about thinking him an ignorant jerk. (via The Verge)
- Disney is in some legal hot water right now after parents discovered that their apps are basically spying on kids for marketing information without their parents’ consent. (via The Daily Dot)
- The all-female Ocean’s 8 is doing more reshoots next week. We hope this means they’re adding awesomeness, and not that this movie’s in trouble. We reeeeally want this movie to be good! (via /Film)
- Comedian Cameron Esposito rightfully bragged about what her SeeSo show, Take My Wife, has accomplished:
— Cameron Esposito (@cameronesposito) August 9, 2017
- And lastly, check out Chelsea Manning looking amazing and talking about her new focus on building the life she wants over at Vogue.
What have you seen today?
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