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“I’m Looking At My Bag Of Fucks To Give And It’s So Empty Now.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Is A Whole Mood In Her BlackBox Interview

Early last month, Bounce premiered the two-part interview of award-winning writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. And it was an interview that led to all sorts of revelations about

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BBC nominates JK Rowling’s controversial essay on trans rights for award, defends nomination against backlash

The BBC’s annual Russell Prize, named after British writer Bertrand Russell, has attracted public attention due to its nomination list which includes author J.K. Rowling. The writer behind the Harry

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ has become the world’s most problematic movie franchise

Is Fantastic Beasts cursed? After two films and with a third on the way, Warner Bros’ Harry Potter prequel franchise is now in the unenviable position of having a trio

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Much Ado About Linda Ikeji

So, blog queen, Linda Ikeji has been trending all over the Nigerian blogosphere over her acquisition of a new home in the Lagos high-brow, Banana Island neighbourhood. Such hackneyed phrases

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A WORD FROM THE ADMIN II

Let me begin by using myself as an example. As a admin new to a forum where the commenters are fierce, opinionated and unapologetic about what they have to say,

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The Real Story Behind The Pope’s Meeting With Kim Davis

This is what it sounds like when a pope gets mad. On Friday, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi released an extraordinary statement, personally approved by Pope Francis, debunking nearly everything

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‘I don’t like Giuliana.’ – Kelly Osbourne Blasts Former Co-host Giuliana Rancic

Shots fired! Kelly Osbourne and Giuliana Rancic have been mired in a controversy for a little while now — but this weekend, Kelly turned up the heat with some comments

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Kevin Hart addresses ‘joke’ about not wanting a gay son

Comedian Kevin Hart has addressed a controversial ‘joke’ about not wanting a gay son. The comedian made the ‘joke’ during his 2010 Seriously tour, when he said: “One of my

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Backlash Over Gawker And Porn Model Brodie Sinclair Outing A High Profile John

A few days ago, gay site, Gawker in league with porn model Brodie Sinclair (pictured above right) posted a long and sordid tale about the CFO of a major mass

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‘Trans People Deserve Your Respect.’ – Caitlyn Jenner Gives Teary Speech at ESPY Awards

If there were medals for acceptance speeches, Caitlyn Jenner would have won the gold at the ESPY Awards. In her first major public appearance since revealing herself to the world,

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