Common lands interesting role in upcoming new film

Rapper and actor Common has signed on to play a part in a new film that’ll add yet another diverse credit to his ever-growing Hollywood résumé. This time the 43-year-old Grammy- and Oscar–winning Chicago native will co-star with Edie Falco, Bradley Whitford and Tom Felton in an Iraq war drama titled, Leavey. The story will follow Leavey […]

TLC’s Chilli strips to stripes for PETA’s circus boycott campaign

Crouched inside a cage and wearing nothing but striped bodypaint, Chilli of the multiplatinum trio TLC is the star of a provocative new ad campaign for PETA that demands, “Boycott the Circus.” The ad, reveals that tigers used by circuses are beaten into submission—and when they’re not “performing,” they’re locked away in cramped, filthy cages. “There’s so much cruelty […]