The Doctor Who Went Viral For Taking A Knee Says He's Now Being Punished By His Hospital
Dr. Gu was placed on paid leave, and then probation, by Vanderbilt University Medical Center after a photo of him taking a knee went viral. The school told BuzzFeed News that these penalties were "performance" based.
People Are Calling This YouTuber's Pranks A Public Nuisance And Just Downright Lame
Many believe Lil Skitzz's videos are an excuse to be "rude" to strangers and service workers. Lil Skitzz responded to the criticisms, telling BuzzFeed News, "They got inconvenienced for one minute — What’s one minute?"
Christians Are Calling Out Joel Osteen For His Hesitancy To Open His Megachurch For Tropical Storm Victims
After mounting pressure from both followers and non-followers of the celebrity pastor and his famous church, Osteen finally issued a statement claiming he and Lakewood Church will house victims of Tropical Storm Harvey "once the cities and county shelters reach capacity."
People Seem To Be Creating Fake Accounts Of White Women To Push Anti-Feminist And Racist Agendas
The @thetaclair account, at the center of a controversial tweet about Target, appears to be one of a handful of newly created online personas sloppily stereotyping white women to push alt-right and anti-feminist ideologies.
Filipino Lawmaker Proposes 'Anti-Planking Bill'
In reaction to students planking on the streets of Metro Manila as a protest against the rise in oil prices, a Filipino congressman has submitted a bill that would ban the practice. Here is what Representative Winston "Winnie" Castelo wrote in his explanatory note of House Bill 5316, otherwise known as "Anti-Planking Act of 2011." (Sources: Sun Star, Congressman Castelo's website)
"He's Just Not That Into You" Gay Backlash
The rom-com about unlucky ladies and gentlemen in love (imagine that!) is looming on the horizon, and apparently the marginal characters - or "three gays and a Black guy" - prove to be almost as insulting as the fact that He's Just Not That Into You was made into a movie.