Angelina Jolie Rips U.N. a New One

Angelina Jolie recently addressed the United Nations, and her remarks were stinging. One of the big concerns that Angelina Jolie has is the situation in Syria. She involves herself in that heavily. “Since the Syria conflict began in 2011, I…

Patricia Arquette: I Was a Single Mother Living in a Garage

Patricia Arquette’s acceptance speech at the recent Oscars drew quite a bit of attention. She spoke out about pay equality in America and drew thunderous applause. “To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation,…

Teri Hatcher Tells How Uncle Sexually Abused Her

Teri Hatcher recently spoke to a group of bigwigs at the U.N. on a topic that was very personal for her. It was a United Nations event commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Teri Hatcher…

Teri Hatcher Address U.N., Talks Childhood Sexual Abuse

Teri Hatcher addressed a United Nations event commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Tuesday, and divulged the horrors of her own experience with sexual abuse. The Desperate Housewives star was abused by an uncle…

Samantha Power Visits Ebola-Stricken Countries To Drum Up Health Care Support

US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power has flown to West Africa to encourage international support for the fight against Ebola. Power traveled through Guinea on Sunday and landed on Monday in Sierra Leone. She also plans to visit Liberia…

Emma Watson Delivers Speech At U.N.

Emma Watson charmed the world as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films and she is continuing to do so as an United Nations Goodwill Ambassador. Watson delivered an impressive speech at the U.N. on Saturday and asked that men…

Seth Rogen, James Franco Film ‘Act of War’ Per North Korea

Seth Rogen and James Franco’s new film The Interview has been deemed an ‘act of war’ by North Korea. The country’s ambassador to the United Nations–Ja Song Nam–says the U.S. government shouldn’t allow its release. The film’s plot involves the…

United Nations Now Recognizes Staff Members’ Legal Same-Sex Marriages

The United Nations will now recognize and provide equal benefits to legal same-sex marriages of its staff members despite the laws of their home country. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the news Monday at the world body. Prior to Monday’s…

Cannes Film Festival: Nicole Kidman Defends Grace of Monaco

Actress Nicole Kidman gently addressed criticism of her new film Grace of Monaco on the opening day of the Cannes Film Festival. “I feel sad because I think that the film has no malice toward the family or particularly towards…

Connie Britton To Serve As UN Goodwill Ambassador

A new UN Goodwill ambassador has been chosen, and the role has gone to actress Connie Britton. She gave a speech at One U.N. Plaza on April 2, 2014, in New York, where she announced her appointment as ambassador. Connie…