Copyright law is a complicated mess at times, which allows for it to be abused and manipulated by big corporations. But anyone can file a claim, no matter who they are or how frivolous the claim may be. Here are nine strange copyright controversies.
At long live last, Leonard DiCaprio has won an Oscar. And now that the hardest working actor in Hollywood has gotten his due, it's time to look back on the internet's best responses to Leo's many, many, many losses.
Being a child star is not easy. You’re almost never afforded a real, legitimate childhood, and in far too many cases it’s later discovered you’ve been forced into a job you hate by overbearing parents who just want to make as much money off of you as possible. Just ask Macauley Culkin about that one. And then, as soon as you start to grow up and you’re no longer cute, people just toss you aside an
It’s really difficult not to fall into a trap of using cliché phrases like ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ and similar while watching these old photographs below. Just one look at these still images can take you back in time and open the door of secret inner world each person carries inside himself. These are true pieces of history and rare celebrity memorabilia brought to you by Weird Worm.
Everyone loves a good old fashioned scandal. Add in a little bit of sex just to spice things up, and it’s ratings heaven for journalists, and can also help boost the public profiles of the people involved. Sometimes those involved are submitted to public shame, while others use their new notoriety to slingshot themselves into the spotlight and gain fame and fortune. For better or worse, the public
The world of celebrity always seems like a pretty exclusive club, and it’s no real surprise that famous people tend to pal around with other famous people. But something you may not have realized is that people who get famous don’t just meet after they become famous. In fact, a lot of famous people grew up together, including some you may not expect.
We regular people look up to celebrities, because those are the people with the talent, skill, money, and influence we all wish we had. Yet we sometimes forget that celebrities are just people like us, with many of the same flaws and shortcomings. And in some cases, those flaws and shortcomings are the types of things that would land us in prison, but barely gets them a slap on the wrist. Actually
When it comes to the subject of movies, people are obviously going to have wildly varying opinions. After all, there’s a reason horrible movies like Grown Ups rake it in at the box office while more critically acclaimed films fizzle out and struggle to make back their meager budgets. But when it comes to rewarding the best of the best, sometimes you just have to wonder what the heck the people mak
When you get to be a big enough celebrity, you’re often asked to endorse things. Sometimes they make sense, like when Michael Jordan tries to sell you overpriced sneakers, or Paris Hilton makes a commercial for herpes. Wait, no, sorry, she actually endorsed cheeseburgers. Serves us right to make assumptions without paying attention to what the ad was selling. Anyway, some celebrity endorsements, l
There are few things that intrigue people more than myths and rumors. People love to speculate and gossip, so it shouldn’t be any surprise that in the world of show business, people spread sometimes absurd rumors about ridiculous things, from deaths, to ghosts, to candy. Wait, candy? Yes, that will make sense in a few minutes. Here are some of the most popular myths that have been floated around s