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Donald Trump Jr. Offers Uniquely Stupid Take on Abortion Draft Leak

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Despite what you may have heard or read on Twitter, at this point, we have no idea who leaked the Supreme Court draft opinion indicating that the Supreme Court is probably going to overturn Roe v. Wade. But according to former first son Donald Trump Jr.? The ex-president’s namesake who Robert Mueller famously suggested was too stupid to collude? Who is seemingly in a constant battle with his brother Eric to determine, once and for all, which of them is the dumbest Trump kid? Well, this guy is here to report that he knows it was the liberals, because they supposedly have all the “advantage[s]” and need something to “motivate” people.

Yes, on Sunday, Junior appeared on Fox News and floated the theory to Maria Bartiromo. “These people are living in a bubble,” Trump claimed. “They’re not looking for a level playing field. They’re looking for an advantage. They were always thrilled when they have that advantage as though they don’t have enough advantages already…. They had all of social media, again, until you came up with Truth Social and then Elon Musk said, ‘Hey, how about some free speech on Twitter as well,’ [and they said] ‘Oh, my God!’ You know, the outrage and the panic. And you see it. And that’s why you see the leak about the Supreme Court. They need something and they have nothing to motivate their people.”

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Note: It’s not actually clear if Junior is trying to tie the leak to liberals being upset about Musk buying Twitter, or if that was just an excuse to promote his father’s sad social media network.

Conservatives, of course, would prefer to focus on the act of the leak than what the leak tells us, which is that pregnant people in many states can soon expect the right to decide what to do with their own bodies to be taken away from them. Similarly, antiabortionists want to be able to take away the right to choose without having to hear from the people who are upset about it, hence the outrage over protests outside of Brett Kavanaugh’s and John Roberts’s homes over the weekend, which were reportedly peaceful and nonviolent, i.e. much more than one can say for the January 6 insurrection, or the arson, bombings, and murder that anti-choice people have engaged in over the last several decades, which could get worse if Roe is overturned.

As Vogue’s Emma Specter wrote on Monday: “Protesting at a public figure’s family home isn’t without its collateral damage, and while I do feel bad for Kavanaugh’s children (we don’t choose our parents, after all), I also feel bad for Rosie Jimenez’s daughter, who was left without a mother when Jimenez died from an unsafe abortion in 1977, after the Hyde Amendment cut off Medicaid funding for safe medically-supervised abortions. I feel bad for the children of the woman known only as ‘Manuela’, who have to live with the knowledge that their mother was handcuffed to a hospital bed in El Salvador after a miscarriage…When you stack a peaceful protest in a Maryland suburb against all that human suffering, the contrast feels stark.”

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KAMAUU Reveals A Desire To ‘Share The Therapeutic Nature’ Of Music Drives His Artistic Journey

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What is happiness? And how does one achieve it? If KAMAUU holds the answers to both, expect him to share them, especially when he takes the stage during the Sound Mind Music Festival for Mental Health on Saturday, May 21. Taking place in Central Park’s SummerStage in New York City, the festival features KAMAUU, American Authors, Wrabel, Allison Russel, and Cold War Kids, with Outkast’s Big Boi headlining the event. “I think the name of it, in general, is very beautiful,” KAMAUU tells HollywoodLife in an EXCLUSIVE interview. “It’s not ‘happy mind.’ It’s not ‘peaceful mind.’ It’s ‘Sound Mind.’ ”

“I think one thing that’s beautiful about martial arts, it’s not about violence or peace,” adds KAMAUU. “It’s about harmony preservation. And one of the goals of martial arts is to be able to create an inevitably sound mind. We can feel all the feelings, but can we have the mental clarity to see what the feelings are for, what they’re from, and how we can use them?

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“And so Sound Mind Festival, I think, there’s so many names that you could have used to talk about a festival that is promoting and spotlighting the importance of mental health, and a lot of the names that I think could have been used could have been well-intentioned, but not as effective,” he adds. “I think that ‘Sound Mind’ is very effective. So just in its name, I think this was really a well-articulated event.”

Well-measured in thought and verse, KAMAUU has infused his music with unparalleled levels of heart and soul. It’s hard not to come away from a KAMAUU song unchanged, as his voice alone summons a bevy of emotions in each song. Add the lyrics of a curious mind, one who is unafraid to show vulnerability and humility, and it’s easy to see why many consider KAMAUU to be a magnificent talent unlike any other.

One of his best songs – arguably the funkiest – is “MANGO,” his collab with Adi Oasis. While R&B is littered with songs about scornful rejection and tracks about winning a former lover back, “MANGO” sees KAMAUU respectfully move on from a relationship out of love for the other.  (“If he loves you truly / how could I not love him too / if he improves you / more than I used to.”) It’s a monumental statement not often found in song. Where exactly does this understanding, this healthy mind-frame, come from?

“I think, in general, culture is the connecting piece, and the function of culture is to preserve a people. So health is an essential function of culture,” KAMAUU tells HollywoodLife. “Obviously, a lot of culture, and the traditions that make up a culture, come out of those practices that, at least one point, were thought to have a beneficial impact on the practitioner. If someone’s throwing salt on a window sill, it’s because, at that time, they thought it was helping ward something off. So, in general, a massive underlying theme of culture is to preserve the people and encourage growth in that people.”

“A lot of the music that I think we find culturally around the world is, at least, not destructive, especially traditionally. I think that, let’s say, the common special understood necessity of… and that responsibility to maintaining your own wellbeing so that you can contribute to the communal wellbeing.”

“So health, more important than happiness is health and strength, because happiness is a bit of a feeling, and all the feelings are inevitable and necessary,” he shares. “And the point is not necessarily to experience happiness exclusively but to be able to move through all the emotions and be able to use the nutrients that we get from those emotions to make productive out of them so that we can grow from all of them. And I think music can be therapeutic for me.”

“There’s a big desire for me to share the therapeutic nature that I have listening to and creating music with other people,” he says. “So if I don’t know necessarily the exact right perspective to have, at least I could share the fact that it’s therapeutic and at least make music that is therapeutic.”

Connecting back to KAMAUU’s comments about balance, he points out that destruction is “necessary” as much as creation to achieve that balance, that harmony. “I think within health, all of that exists and has a place,” he explains. “I think destruction, to me, is necessary, as long as it’s not destroying the person. If it can be destroying something within the person, I think that’s okay. And I think that aggression, violence, and all of these things have a place.”

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“I think the danger comes when we’re dealing with an inability to cope, deal with, and make productive of these inevitable things,” he says. “I think that wanting to do more than anything is not necessarily a model of goodness or happiness or just creation, but at least I want to be productive. And I want to contribute to the health of the community of the people who are listening to my music.”

Speaking of which, what’s next for KAMAUU after the Sound Mind Music Festival? “A lot of new music,” he shares. “A whole album that we just finished shooting a crazy video that actually is very mental health-centered. The song itself is about intimacy and sex as escapism, how sometimes it’s used in place of legitimate mental therapy, and how unproductive it can be when things like that are used out of place. So you see a lot of that, and the spiral of that, in the video. It’s like a little story. So, I’m excited to share that. It’s called ‘Flings.’ But yeah, a whole album’s coming out.”

Expect to get a preview of “Flings” and the rest of KAMAUU’s music – along with his insightful perspective – when he plays the Sound Mind Music Festival for Mental Health on Saturday, May 21. Find information on that here.

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Cannes 2022 Day 3 Roundup: From Deepika Padukone in red to Aditi Rao Hydari’s glam debut and more | Bollywood Life

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The ‘Cannes Film Festival’ has started. Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone has also reached Cannes as a jury member for the first time .From Deepika Padukone to Aishwarya Rai, all the Bollywood actresses have spread their flames. Watch the Cannes Day-3 look of Indian stars in this video.

Cannes 2022 Day 3: The ‘Cannes Film Festival’ has started. Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone has also reached Cannes as a jury member for the first time. Indian stars were also seen on the third day of Cannes. From Deepika Padukone to Aishwarya Rai, all the Bollywood actresses have spread their flames. If we talk about TV actress Hina Khan, then the discussion of her beauty is in full swing. The actress has killed everyone with her performance at the 75 Cannes festival. Hina Khan is seen wreaking havoc on the hearts of fans with her latest look. Hina grabbed all the attention from her look wearing an off shoulder lilac gown on the Cannes red carpet. Apart from this, Aditi Rao Hydari is also ready to stun the Cannes red carpet. The actress is about to make her debut in Cannes. Watch the Cannes Day-3 look of Indian stars in this video.

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Jennifer Lopez Recalls Emotional ‘Hustlers’ Oscar Snub in ‘Halftime’ Trailer

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One of the most headline-making Oscar snubs in recent years occurred when Jennifer Lopez failed to secure her first-ever nod, for best supporting actress in Hustlers. Lopez had been considered a favorite for Academy recognition that season after her showstopping turn as enterprising stripper Ramona, but came up empty-handed on nominations morning. The omission was painful for J.Lo, as seen in the first trailer for her upcoming Netflix documentary, Halftime.

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In the preview, Lopez talks about her struggle “to be heard, to be seen, to be taken seriously” in Hollywood. “It was hard. I just had very low self-esteem,” she says in a voiceover as footage of her crying while looking at her phone in bed is shown. “I had to really figure out who I was and believe in that, and not believe in anything else.”

Lopez was snubbed in favor of Florence Pugh (Little Women), Kathy Bates (Richard Jewell), Margot Robbie (Bombshell), Scarlett Johansson (Jojo Rabbit), and eventual winner Laura Dern (Marriage Story). But she had little time to lick her wounds before co-headlining the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show with Shakira. “I do this, not for an award,” Lopez says in the trailer as her performance looms. “No, I do this to connect with people and make them feel things because I want to feel something.”

Ben Affleck, Lopez’s now-fiancé after a twenty-year break, is also featured in the trailer talking about negative press coverage of his partner: “I said to her once, ‘Doesn’t this bother you?’ And she said, ‘I expected this.’” At the time of her snub, Affleck—who had not yet reunited with Lopez—criticized the Academy for its oversight. “She should have been nominated,” he said then. “She’s the real thing…. How awesome is it that she had her biggest hit movie at 50? That’s fucking baller.”

Lopez first opened up about her Oscar nomination that wasn’t to Oprah Winfrey, telling the mogul that she “felt like I let everyone down a little bit.” J.Lo admitted, “I was a little sad because there was a lot of buildup to it. There were so many articles. I got so many good notices—more than ever in my career—and there was a lot of ‘She’s going to get nominated for an Oscar. It’s going to happen; if she doesn’t, you’re crazy.’ I’m reading all the articles going, Oh my God, could this happen? And then it didn’t and I was like, Ouch. It was a little bit of a letdown.” Still, she maintained, “I don’t need this award to tell me I’m enough.”

Her Netflix documentary Halftime will premiere on the opening night of the Tribeca Festival on June 8, before debuting on the streamer on June 14.

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