Controversy

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How 'Fresh Off The Boat' Executive Producer Melvin Mar Helped Change Hollywood Behind the Scenes

The third season of the family comedy premiered this week. Here, Melvin Mar talks about making history with the first Asian-American show in 20 years and the long game he played to get it on the small screen. 

Gap Apologizes for Ad Featuring Black Girl as White Girl's Armrest

“As a brand with a proud 46-year history of championing diversity and inclusivity, we appreciate the conversation that has taken place and are sorry to anyone we’ve offended.”

Kanye West Releases 'The Life of Pablo' Amid Controversy, Debt

West just asked Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to invest $1 billion in him, despite his debt. How did we get here?

ICYMI: Scholastic Pulls Book Depicting George Washington's Smiling Slaves

The publisher announced Sunday that it would remove ”A Birthday Cake for George Washington” from circulation. 

UPDATE: Beyoncé is Not Making 'Hottentot Venus' Film

A rep for the singer and actress asserted that she would not star as Saartjie Baartman, whose fetishized body was displayed on stages across Europe in the 1800s.

VIDEO: 'Bitch Better Have My Money' Puts Rihanna Back In Controversy

The video for the superstar’s trap-heavy new single, which features sensational and lurid depictions of kidnapping and murder, has garnered significant controversy.