Popular comedian, actor and activist Russell Brand has taken aim at yet another cause, and this time it's the scourge of pornography.
In a new video for Fight The New Drug, a campaign "dedicated to educating and raising awareness on the harmful effects of pornography using only science, facts, and personal accounts," Brand discusses the pitfalls of pornography and why he would never watch it if he had full control over his body. He also dismisses the popular "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie as "cultural smog."
"Pornography is not something that I like. It's something that I have not been able to make a long term commitment to not look at and it's affected my ability to relate to women, to relate to myself, my own sexuality, my own spirituality," Brand confessed. more >>
Is Emma Watson dating a member of the royal family?
Rumors that the actress is dating Prince Harry sparked when Australian magazine Woman's Day claimed that Watson and Prince Harry had been going on secret dates. The magazine claims that the royal asked the "Harry Potter" star after hearing that she had broken up with previous boyfriend Matthew Janney in December last year.
The actress was said to have met the prince with a group of 12 friends and has been seeing him in secret since then. more >>
Fans of "Downtown Abbey" may be disappointed to learn the ITV period drama series may be ending after its sixth season this year.
News has emerged the cast of "Downtown Abbey" sent their respective agents off to scout for work as the period drama series on ITV is geared to close down after its sixth and final season this year.
The show's writer, Julian Fellowes has reportedly bailed on the popular show, leading insiders to claim that "it's an open secret that Downton is ending this year," The U.K. Mirror reported. more >>
Amanda Knox's Valentine's Day engagement announcement to musician Colin Sutherland just before her murder retrial in Italy has been received with mixed reactions.
International exchange student Amanda Knox, who gained notoriety after her conviction for the murder of her roommate Meredith Kercher eight years ago, recently announced her engagement to rock band member, Colin Sutherland last Feb. 14.
Knox and her then boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito were convicted and sentenced to 25 years in prison in Italy for the murder of her roommate, Meredith Kercher in 2007. After four years in prison, both were acquitted in 2011 after an appeal judge reversed the decision based on insufficient evidence. more >>
As concern grows that the Islamic State terrorist organization is plotting to use its foreign militants to infiltrate Europe and conduct attacks, an ISIS-linked Twitter account has vowed ISIS will conquer Rome, install sharia law and throw homosexuals off the top of the "leaning tower of pizza."
Days after the Islamic State released a video threatening to "conquer Rome by Allah's permission," the Daily Mail reports that an ISIS supporter, who is strongly linked to the terror group, expanded on the threat against the Italian capital in tweets posted last Saturday.
"#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome, we will conquer & establish the justice of #shariah," the ISIS supporter posted using the Twitter handle @abu_britani2. "We will use to the leaning tower of pizza [sic] to throw off homosexual." more >>
The British Parliament has voted 292 to 201 against an amendment that would have explicitly banned abortions based on the gender of the unborn child. U.K. pro-life group LIFE has said that it's "dismayed" at the results, and argued that the Parliament has failed to protect unborn girls, who are most often the victims of gender-selective abortions.
When asked by The Christian Post for comment on Tuesday, LIFE shared the following statement by spokeswoman Michaela Aston:
"Parliament yesterday failed in its duty to ensure women are not discriminated against at all stages of their lives. Instead, it caved in to the intense lobbying efforts of the abortion industry and its advocates, against the outlawing of sex selection abortion." more >>