Jon Stewart Rips Newsweek’s Bachmann Cover

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Jon Stewart says the worst part about conservative complaints of media bias is when they contain “a kernel of truth” — and that conservatives have a point about Newsweek’s unflattering Michele Bachmann cover. The cover describes her as “The Queen of Rage.” Stewart called Newsweek out on Tuesday’s […]

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GLAAD Demands Apology From Newsweek

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — A gay rights group is demanding an apology from Newsweek magazine for a recent story that the group says suggested gay actors can’t play straight characters. “An actor’s personal life should not be a factor in their believability in a role,” said Jarrett Barrios, president of […]

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‘Glee’ Co-Creator Ryan Murphy Calls For Newsweek Boycott

‘Glee‘ co-creator Ryan Murphy has joined the growing ranks of celebrities condemning Newsweek for a recent article by Ramin Setoodeh criticizing gay actors for their inability to play straight characters. In an open letter posted by EW, Murphy calls for an all-out boycott of the publication, saying the article’s contents are “damaging, needlessly cruel and […]

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TV Stars Join Fight Shaming Newsweek over Anti-Gay Remarks

As if lovable Kristin Chenoweth’s crusade against “homophobic” remarks in Newsweek’s “Straight Jacket” article — writer Ramin Setoodeh criticized gay actors for being unable to play straight characters — wasn’t enough of a reason to shame the publication, now two other stage and screen actors are lashing out. ‘Ugly Betty‘ star Michael Urie joined ‘30 […]

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