For the most part, Hollywood stars have lined up behind the stars who have turned to Kickstarter to fund their passion projects — celebrities blanketed Twitter with messages to encourage fans to donate money to Rob Thomas’ campaign to make the dream of a Veronica Mars movie a reality and Zach Braff’s quest to maintain creative control over his new original screenplay.
Jon Lajoie, one of the stars of FX’s comedy The League was even inspired to start a faux-Kickstarter campaign earlier this week, featuring a searing video that satires Thomas, Braff and the other celebrities that have begun to turn to their audiences for direct financial backing.
- President Trump addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, where he lashed out at the media and defended his agenda.
- The White House strongly denies reports that Chief of Staff Reince Priebus urged the FBI to undermine stories linking Trump to Russia.
- Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed with a chemical weapon last week at an airport in Malaysia.
- Caitlyn Jenner told President Trump his administration's rollback of protections for transgender kids was a "disaster" 😳