Bill Donohue explains how the Catholic League is responding to the bigotry and censorship of Hollywood elites: On October 17, FX will air the first episode of the series, “American Horror Story: Asylum.” It depicts an evil Catholic home for the criminally insane where a promiscuous nun—in habit, of course—beats inmates; a Catholic doctor tortures... [Read more...]HOLLYWOOD’S BIGOTS AND CENSORS
Bill Donohue comments as follows: When we learned about a TV show this fall that offers an incredibly vicious portrayal of nuns and employees at a Catholic home for the criminally insane, I decided to write a full-page ad for placement in The Hollywood Reporter; the first episode is Oct. 17. The FX show, “American Horror Story: Asylum,” was the... [Read more...]KATHY GRIFFIN’S FANS ARE A SICK LOT
Catholic League president Bill Donohue spoke today regarding the controversy surrounding Kathy Griffin’s Emmy acceptance speech: “When Griffin roared ‘Suck it, Jesus!’ in front of her Tinseltown peers, she ‘drew laughs,’ according to the Hollywood Reporter. Does this not prove the point the Catholic League has long made about Hollywood’s... [Read more...]EMMY WINNER KATHY GRIFFIN: “SUCK IT, JESUS, THIS AWARD IS MY GOD NOW”
On September 8, at the 59th Annual Creative Arts Emmy Awards, comedian Kathy Griffin won Outstanding Reality Program for her Bravo show, “My Life on the D-List.” In her acceptance speech, Griffin said, “Suck it, Jesus, this award is my God now.” Fox will televise the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 16 from the Shrine Auditorium in... [Read more...]“DA VINCI CODE” BOMBS WITH CRITICS
Here’s a sample of what critics who previewed “The Da Vinci Code” yesterday had to say about the movie: “Dud”; Unwieldy”; “Plodding.” (Reuters) “A Bloated Puzzle”; “The movie is so drenched in dialogue musing over arcane mythological and historical lore and scenes grow so static that even camera movement can’t disguise the... [Read more...]CBS CUTS STALLONE’S “FATHER LEFTY”
It was reported today that CBS will not air this fall a controversial show about a Catholic priest. Produced by Sylvester Stallone, “Father Lefty” did not make the midseason lineup either. As recently as May 8, it was reported that Stallone was confident that CBS president Leslie Moonves would not let him down. An AP story said Stallone believed... [Read more...]WHERE IS LIEBERMAN ON PLAYBOY MANSION “GORGY”?
There is a report in today’s on-line edition of the Hollywood Reporter about Senator Joseph Lieberman’s “crusade to get Hollywood to clean up its act.” In light of the Democratic fund-raiser scheduled for August 15 at the Playboy Mansion, it would be instructive to know how Senator Lieberman feels about the event. Addressing this issue is... [Read more...]