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There aren't many couples in Hollywood that we would believe are genuinely madly in love.

But Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are definitely one of those few couples

And the 35-year-old Devil Wears Prada actor spoke about how much she loves her husband when she took to the stage at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Emily was accepting her gong for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, for The Quiet Place.


Honored to be on the arm of this double nominee tonight! #SAGawards

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She said, ''Oh my goodness me. Guys – that truly has completely blown my slicked hair back.''

She continued, ''Thank you so, so, so much. I am so moved and completely lost for words and unprepared. I am going to share this completely with my husband, John Krasinski, because the entire experience of doing this with you has completely pierced my heart.''

She added, '‘You are a stunning filmmaker. I am so lucky to be with you and to have done this film with you. Thank you for giving me the part. You would have been in major trouble if you hadn’t.''


Very fittingly… no words.

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The couple, who have been together for more than ten years and married for eight, are also parents to two little girls – four-year-old Hazel and two-year-old Violet.

Emily also mentioned them in her speech.

She said, ''Thank you to the two little poems in our life, our daughters Hazel and Violet, who will have to be at least 45 before they see this film. Thank you SAG, I am so honoured.''

They win the most adorable family award for sure. 


Tasmanian comedienne Hannah Gadsby has called out "good men" during her acceptance speech at the The Hollywood Reporter’s 2018 Women in Entertainment Gala.

She voiced her opposition to the way in which certain men discuss their 'bad' male counterparts, and essentially still have the power over women.

"All men believe they are good", she stated, explaining the unbalanced narrative surrounding misogynistic behaviour.

She elaborated on the issue of good men speaking on behalf of all women, therefore having the power to draw boundaries;

“I want to speak about the very big problem I have with the good men, especially the good men who take it upon themselves to talk about the bad men,” she said.

“I find good men talking about bad men incredibly irritating, and this is something the good men are doing a lot of at the moment.”

A line which especially caught the media's attention was regarding the "Jimmy's and the David's and the other Jimmy's" of the world.

Her references to infamous talk show hosts Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel, are in relation to their previous comments surrounding the #MeToo era.

Gadsby believes the duo can only regard bad men in two ways: either as extreme perpetrators of sexual violence such as Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby, or as friends who have taken a misstep but are well-meaning, such as Aziz Ansari.

“We need to talk about how men will draw a different line for a different occasion,” she said.

“They have a line for the locker room; a line for when their wives, mothers, daughters, and sisters are watching; another line for when they’re drunk and fratting; another line for nondisclosure; a line for friends; and a line for foes.

“You know why we need to talk about this line between good men and bad men? Because it’s only good men who get to draw that line.

“And guess what? All men believe they are good.”


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The comedienne's candour has been applauded by numerous people, who appreciate her honesty in the face of such a difficult audience.

Her Netflix stand-up show Nanette was released earlier in the year to widespread critical acclaim, and faced tough issues such as rape, sexual assault and homophobia.

We have SO much respect for this badass lady, what a woman.


Twitter is freaking out over Madonna’s recent tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, calling her speech ‘a very moving tribute to herself’.

And it seems most people are in agreement with that perspective.

At MTV’s Video Music Awards on Monday, Madonna entered the stage dressed in a floor-length, black dress, appropriate for her mourning of the legendary ‘Queen of Soul’.

“Aretha Louise Franklin changed the course of my life.” The pop singer began her speech to honour Aretha.

Madonna told her story of how singing Aretha’s "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" at an audition changed her life, causing her discovery, and setting her on a course to fame.

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The Pop Queen continued her rags to riches tale, saying that “none of this would have happened, could have happened without our lady of soul”.

She led me to where I am today and I know she influenced so many people in this room tonight,” she said. “I want to thank you Aretha for empowering all of us.”

However, contrary to her intended effect, the American singer’s anecdote immediately encountered opposition online from viewers everywhere.

Comedian Roy Wood Jr joked on Twitter: “'If it wasn't for Aretha, we wouldn't have Madonna'- Madonna.”

Author Michael Arceneaux tweeted: “‘You’re probably all wondering why I am telling this story.’ Yes, Madonna”.

The singer also came under attack for her outfit choice: chunky, silver jewellery with pops of red, and a matching headband adorned with spikes.

Commenters said that her ‘African jewellery’ was an attempt to claim black culture.

One user ranted that “this was not an #Aretha tribute but a monologue on how another iconic Black woman is being reduced to how she helped a white woman.”

Others  have come to Madonna’s defence, calling her speech ‘moving’ and on point by  ‘thanking [Aretha] for empowering all female artists.’

While Madonna has yet to respond to her recent tribute haters, we expect she will feel forced to clarify her intentions soon.

Meanwhile, other influencers have spoken out in tribute to the legendary soul singer, including Adele, Ariana Grande, and Paul McCartney.

Former American president, Barack Obama said that ‘Aretha helped define the American experience. In her voice, we could feel our history, all of it and in every shade—our power and our pain, our darkness and our light, our quest for redemption and our hard-won respect.”

It is clear that Aretha has made an impact on musical history, not just in the genre of soul but for women everywhere, demonstrating how a legendary voice and raw, feminine power can change the world.


So, last night P!nk was crowned the proud winner of the 2017 Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards.

After taking to the stage to receive the acclaimed accolade, the artist decided to shape her acceptance speech around a conversation she shared with her daughter recently.

In a revealing speech, the F*cking Perfect singer explained that her six-year-old daughter had called herself the 'ugliest girl I know'.

"I look like a boy with long hair," Willow added at the time.

Stunned by both her daughter's candour and lack of self-belief, P!nk decided to use world-famous artists to teach her daughter that refusing to follow the crowd when it comes to a gender-specific appearance is something to celebrate.

"I went home and I made a power point presentation for her. And, in that presentation, were androgynous rock stars and artists that live their truth."

"These are artists like Michael Jackson, David bowie, Freddie Mercury, Annie Lennox, Prince, Janis Joplin, and George Michael, Elton John — so many artists," she told a visibly emotional audience.

P!nk then used her own experience in the music industry to remind her daughter that she refused to succumb to criticism over her image.

"I said to her, “Do you see me growing my hair?” She said, “No mama.” I said, “Do you see me changing my body?” “No, mama.” “Do you see me changing the way I present myself to the world?” “No, mama."

And then the kicker.

“Do you see me selling out arenas all over the world?” “Yes, mama.” P!nk said as applause rang out through the crowd.

P!nk's speech has, unsurprisingly, had Twitter users in a heap, as they went online and paid tribute to the the singer's heartfelt tibute to her daughter.

Ellen De Generes, who presented the singer with the award, took to Twitter in the aftermath, writing: "Congratulations on your Vanguard Award. From now on I’m gonna spell my name El!en. I love u."

Oh, and in case you missed it, here it is…





Taoiseach Enda Kenny has received global recognition for his speech about Irish immigration in Washington.

Using the annual St Patrick's day visit to discuss the contribution of the Irish community in the US, the Taoiseach used the shamrock ceremony speech to “lecture” President Trump on immigration.

"Four decades before Lady Liberty lifted her lamp we were the wretched refuse on the teeming shore.

"We believed in the shelter of America, in the compassion of America, in the opportunity of America. We came and became Americans," he said, as Trump looked on.

Now, Twitter is full of praise for Enda's speech from people from all over the world, but some Irish folk are claiming that the praise is misguided. 

"Do you know how Ireland treats asylum seekers? it's a system called "direct provision" and it's brutal, worse than you can imagine," said one, referring to the short-term accommodation that asylum seekers live in in Ireland. 

Others found it hypocritical that Enda would refer to people leaving their countries due to a lack of liberty, while some feel that Irish women are currently being deprived of their reproductive rights due to the 8th amendment to the constitution.

The 8th amendment, which has come under much opposition in recent years thanks to the work of The Abortion Rights Campaign and the Repeal project, means that Irish women face up to 14 years in prison for obtaining an abortion, and must flee the country to procure these services safely. 

However, the majority of people feel that the Taoiseach's speech was a subtle burn directed toward's the POTUS and his travel ban.

"I don't like Enda Kenny and I doubt I ever will, but the speech he made was brave and respectable," said one. 


So we all know that listening to Donald Trump's ramblings can be tough at the best of times.

Luckily, one entrepreneurial Facebook user has come up with a way to make the POTUS's speeches a little more bearable.

Joe Rivera, from New York, slowed down one of Trump's most recent conferences, and it literally sounds like the scattered thoughts of an auld lad who has been propped up at the bar sinking pints all evening. 

"Trump's press conference is easier to take if you slow it down a bit," he said. 

"Then it's like watching an old drunk ranting at you in a bar at 3:00am—the only circumstance where any of this would seem normal."

"You're welcome," he finished.

Many thanks Joe, many thanks. 


It is the bromance that has captured the world's attention – sparking playful commentary, countless memes, and much admiration.

Then, yesterday evening, Barack Obama conferred on Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom with distinction – the US's highest honour

The moment was – as noted by, well, the entire internet – tinged with bawl-your-eyes out emotion.

Snippets of the speeches given by Barack and Joe have inevitably been doing the rounds since then. 

However, undeniably, the great significance and resonance of the words spoken by both parties at that very moment cannot be underestimated.

It was truly historic. 

Here, we have reproduced those words in full…


Barack Obama:

I don’t want to embarrass the guy.

Welcome to the White House, everybody. As I have already delivered my farewell address, I will try to be relatively brief. But I just wanted to get some folks together to pay tribute to somebody who’s not only been by my side for the duration of this amazing journey.

But somebody who has devoted his entire professional life to service to this country. The best vice president America’s ever had, Mr Joe Biden.

This also gives the internet one last chance to… Talk about our bromance.

This has been quite a ride. It was eight and a half years ago that I chose Joe to be my vice president. There has not been a single moment since that time that I have doubted the wisdom of that decision. It was the best possible choice, not just for me but for the American people.

This is an extraordinary man, with an extraordinary career in public service. This is somebody the people of Delaware sent to the Senate as quickly as they possibly could.

Elected at age 29, for more than a dozen years a piece, he served as chair or ranking member of the Judiciary and Foreign Relation Committees. Domestically, he championed landmark legislation to make our communities safer, to protect our women from violence.

Internationally, his wisdom and capacity to build the relationships that shaped our nations response to the fall of the Berlin wall and the Iron Curtain, to counter-terrorism, Iraq, Afghanistan. And for the past eight years, he could not have been a more devoted or effective partner in the progress that we’ve made.

He fought to make college more affordable and revitalised American manufacturing, as the head of our middle-class taskforce. He suited up for Our Cancer Moonshot and giving hope to millions of Americans touched by this disease.

He led our efforts to combat gun violence. And he rooted out any possible misappropriations that might have occurred. And as a consequence, the recovery act worked as well as just about any large- scale stimulus project has ever worked in this country. He visited college after college and made friends with Lady Gaga…

For our It’s On Us campaign against campus sexual assault. And when the pope visited, Joe was even kind enough to let me talk to His Holiness, as well.

Behind the scenes, Joe’s candid honest council has made me a better president and a better commander in chief. From the Situation Room, to our weekly lunches, to our huddles after everybody else has cleared out of the room, he’s been unafraid to give it to me straight, even if we disagree.

In fact, especially, when we disagree. And all of this makes, in my belief, the finest vice president we have ever seen. And I also think he has been a lion of American history.

The best part is, he’s nowhere close to finished. In the years ahead as a citizen, he will continue to build on that legacy internationally and domestically. He’s got a voice of vision and reason and optimism and love for people and we’re gonna need that — that spirit and that vision as we continue to try to make our world safer and to make sure that everybody’s got a fair shot in this country.

So all told, that’s a pretty remarkable legacy, an amazing career in public service. It is, as Joe once said, “a big deal.”

But, we all know that on its own has worked, this list of accomplishments, the amazing resume does not capture the full measure of Joe Biden. I have not mentioned Amtrak yet or aviators.


Folks don’t just feel like they know Joe, the politician. They feel like they know the person. What makes him laugh, what he believes, what he cares about, where he came from. Pretty much every time he speaks, he treats us to some wisdom from the nuns who taught him in grade school.

Or an old senate colleague. But, of course, most frequently cited Catherine and Joseph Senior, his mom and dad. No one’s better than you, but you’re better than nobody.

Bravery resides in every heart, and yours is fierce and clear. When you get knocked down, Joey, get up.

Get up. Get up!

That’s where he got those broad shoulders. That’s where he got that Biden heart. And through his life, through trial after trial, he has never once forgotten the values and the moral fibre that made him who he is. That’s what steels his faith in God, in America, and in his friends and in all of us.

When Joe talks to auto workers whose livelihood he helped save, we hear the son of a man who once knew the pain of having to tell his kids that he lost his job. When Joe talks about hope and opportunity for our children, we hear the father who rode the rails home every night so he could be there to tuck his kids in bed.

When Joe sticks up for the little guy, we hear the young man standing in front of the mirror reciting Yates or Emerson, studying the muscles in his face, determined to vanquish a debilitating stutter. When Joe talks to Gold Star families who have lost a hero, we hear a kindred spirit. Another father of an American veteran, somebody whose faith has been tested and who has been forced to wander through the darkness himself and knows who to lean on to find the light.

So, that’s Joe Biden, a resilient and loyal and humble servant. And a patriot, but most of all a family man.

It starts with Jill, captain of the vice squad. Only the second lady in our history to keep her regular day job.

Jill says, teaching isn’t what she does, it’s who she is. A few days after Joe and I were inaugurated in 2009, she was back in the classroom teaching. That’s why when our administration worked to strengthen community colleges; we looked to Jill to lead the way.

She’s also travelled the world to boost education and empowerment for women, and as a Blue Star mom, her work with Michelle to honour our military families will go down in history as one of the most lasting and powerful efforts of this administration.

Of course, like Joe, Jill’s work is only part of the story. She just seems to walk this earth so lightly, spread her joy so freely. And she reminds us that although we’re in a serious business, we don’t have to take ourselves too seriously. She’s quick with laugh or practical joke; disguising herself as a server at a party she once hosted to liven the mood.

She once hid in the overhead compartment of Air Force 2 to scare the senior staff.

Because why not? She seems to have a sixth sense of when to send a note of encouragement to a friend or a staffer, a simple thank you, or a box of macaroons. She is one of the best most genuine people I’ve met not just in politics but my entire life.

She is grounded, caring, generous and funny and that is why Joe is proud to introduce himself as Jill Biden’s husband. And to see them together is to see what real love looks like, through thick and thin, good times and bad. It’s an all-American love story.

ill once surprised Joe by painting hearts on his office windows for Valentine’s Day. And then there are these Biden kids and grandkids, they’re everywhere.

They’re all good looking. Hunter and Ashley who lived out that family creed of raising good families and looking out for the least of our brothers and sisters. Beau was watching over us with those broad shoulders and mighty heart himself. A man who left a beautiful legacy and inspired an entire nation. Naomi and Finn and Maisy and Natalie and little Hunter, grandchildren who are the light of Joe’s eyes and gives him an excuse to bust out the squirt gun around the pool.

This is the kind of family that built this country. That’s why my family’s so proud to call ourselves honorary Bidens.

As Yeats put it, because I had to quote an Irish poet and Seamus Heaney was taken: “Think where man’s glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends.”

Away from the camera, Jill and Michelle have each other’s backs just as much as when they’re out championing our troops. Our girls are close, best friends at school, inviting each other for vacations and sleepovers. Even though our terms are nearly over, one of the greatest gifts of these past eight years are that we’re forever bonded as a family.

But of course I know that the Obamas are not the only ones who feel like they’re part of the Biden clan because Joe’s heart is radiated around this room. You see it in the enduring friendships he’s forged with folks of every stripe and background up on Capitol Hill. You see it in the way that his eyes light up when he finds somebody in a rope line from Scranton.

Or just the tiniest towns in Delaware. You see it in the incredible loyalty of his staff, the team who knows that family always comes before work because Joe tells them so every day, the team that reflects their boss’s humble service here in this building where there have been no turf wars between our staffs because everybody here has understood that we are all on the same mission and shared the same values.

There’s just been cooperation and camaraderie and that is rare. It’s a testament to Joe and the tone that he set. And finally, you see Joe’s heart in the way he consoles families dealing with cancer backstage after an event. When he meets kids fighting through a stutter of their own, he gives them his private phone number and keeps in touch with them long after. To know Joe Biden is to know that love without pretence, service without self-regard, and to live life fully.

As one of his long-time colleagues in the Senate who happened to be a Republican once said, “if you can’t admire Joe Biden as a person, you’ve got a problem. He’s as good a man as God ever created.” So, Joe, for your faith in your fellow Americans, for your love of country, and for your lifetime of service that will endure through the generations, I’d like to ask the military aid to join us on stage.

For the final time as president, I am pleased to award our nation’s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal Of Freedom.

And for the first and only time in my presidency, I will bestow this medal with an additional level of veneration, an honour my three most recent successors reserved for only three others; Pope John Paul II, President Ronald Regan, and General Colin Powell.

Ladies and gentlemen, I am proud to award the presidential Medal of Freedom with distinction to my brother, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.


Joe Biden:

I had no inkling; I thought we were coming over, Michelle, to – for you, Jill, and Barack and I to – and a couple of the senior staff to toast one another.

And see what an incredible journey it’s been.

Mr President, you got right the part about my leaning on Jill. But I’ve also leaned on you and a lot of people in this room. I look around the room and I see great friends like – like Ted Coffman who has so much wisdom. Guys like Mel Monzack.

I mean, I look around here and I’m startled; I keep seeing people I don’t expect. Madam President, how are you? Mr President, look at my new boss over there.

But you know I get a lot of credit I don’t deserve to state the obvious. And – because I’ve always had somebody to lean on.

From back in that time in 1972 when the accident happened, I leaned on – and I mean this in a literal sense – Chris knows this; Dodd knows this; Mel knows this, and Ted knows this – I leaned on my sons Beau and Hunter. 

I continue to lean on Hunter, who continues to, in a bizarre kind of way, raise me. I mean I’ve leaned on them.

And you know, Mr President, you observed early on that when either one of my boys would walk in the room, they’d walk up and say: “Dad, what can I get you? Dad, what do you need?”

And then Jill came along and she saved our life, she — no man deserves one great love, let alone two. And — and everybody knows here, I am Jill’s husband. Everybody knows that I love her more than she loves me, with good reason.

And she gave me the most precious gift, the love of my life, the life of my love, my daughter Ashley. I continue to lean on a family. President, you kidded me once.

You heard that in the preparation for the two debates, vice presidential debates that I had and only had two, that Beau and Hunt would be the last people in the room. And Beau would say look at me, dad. Look at me. Remember, remember home base, remember.

So and the Secret Service can tell you, Mr President, that Beau and Hunt and Ashley continued to have to corral me. We were at one of the national parks and I was climbing up a top of a bridge to jump off the bridge with a bunch of young kids. And I hear my sons yelling: "Dad get down, now!"

And I just started laughing so hard, I couldn’t stop. And I said, I was just gonna do a flip or a full gainer off here, they said dad, the Secret Service doesn’t want you up there, dad! Look at me, dad!

You know, so we’ve never figured out who the father is in this family.

And Mr President, you know that with good reason, there is no power in the vice presidency. Matter of fact, I just did for Nancy Pelosi’s daughters a reading to the constitution that you probably did one for.

And they had me read the provisions relating to the vice presidency and the constitution. And there is no inherent power, no should there be. And Mr President, you have — you have more than kept your commitment to me by saying that you wanted me to — to help govern.

The president’s line, often other people don’t hear it that often. But when someone would say can you get Joe to do such and such he says I don’t do his schedule, he doesn’t do mine. Every single thing you’ve asked me to do, Mr President, you have trusted me to do.

And that is a — that’s a remarkable thing. I don’t think, according to the Senior President of Georgetown here, is well I don’t think according to the presidential and vice presidential scholars that kind of relationship has existed, I mean for real. That’s all you, Mr President. It’s all you, the reason why when you send me around the world, nothing gets — as my mom would say, gets missed between the cup and the lip is because they know when I speak, I speak for you.

And it’s been easy Mr President, because we have the same political philosophy and ideology.

I tell everybody and I’ve told them from the beginning, and I’m not saying this to reciprocate, I’ve never known a president and few people I’ve ever met, my whole life, I can count on less than one hand, who’ve had the integrity and the decency and the sense of other people’s needs like you do.

I know you’re upset when I told the story about when Hunt and I were worried that Beau would have to that he would, as a matter of honour, decide he had to step down as Attorney General while he was fighting his battle.

Because he had aphasia, he was losing his ability to speak. And you didn’t want ever to be in a position where to him, everything was about duty and honour. And I said and he may resign, I don’t know, I just have a feeling he may and Hunt and I have talked about this.

And I said, he doesn’t have any other income but we’re all right because Hunt’s there and I can sell the house. We’re having a private lunch, like we do once a week and this man got up, came over, grabbed me by the shoulders, and looked me in the eye and said, don’t you sell that house. You love that house. I said, it’s no big deal, Mr President. He said, I’ll give you the money. I’ll give you the money. Promise me. Promise me, you won’t sell that house.

I remember when Ashley, Mr President, we were in the oval and Ashley was in the elevator, and the elevator plummeted — she was with a group of people, I forget which building in Philadelphia, it plummeted to the ground. And immediately the service was worried that she may have been badly hurt. And I got up to take the call and you didn’t let up until you made sure your service followed through and made sure everything was all right.

But, you know, Mr President, you know, we kid about both about marrying up, we both did that kind of thing. But the truth of the matter is — I said this to Michelle last night — Michelle is the finest First Lady, in my view, that has ever served in the office. There are other great First Ladies, but I generally mean it.

When I got to meet Michelle’s brother and he told me about how you guys were raised and I got to know and love your mom, if your mom were 15 years older, she could have been my mom, I mean literally. The way you were raised, the way we were raised, it wasn’t any difference. And I knew that this decision to join you, which is the greatest honour in my life, was the right decision, on the night we had to go and accept the nomination, the formal — to be nominated at the convention.

And Finnegan, who is now 18-year-old, was then ten years old. She came to me and she said, pop, is it OK if the room that we’re in — Finnegan, Maisy and Naomi — that we have the beds taken out? And I said, why? She said, maybe the Obama girls and your brother’s children, maybe they can come down and we can all sleep together in sleeping bags.

And I give you my word as a Biden, I knew when I left to go to the convention, open that door and saw them cuddled together, I knew this was the right decision. I knew it was the right decision. I really did. Because, Mr President, the same value set, the same value set. Folks, you know, I joke with my staff that I don’t know why they pay me anything because they get to advise me.

Let me explain what I mean by that. The president of the university of Delaware where my heart resides in my home campus of Delaware, as he can tell you, I get to give you advice. I get to be the last guy in the room and give you advice on the most difficult decisions anyone has to make in the whole world. But I get to walk out and you make it all by yourself, all by yourself.

Harry Truman was right about the buck stopping at the desk. And I’ve never, never, never, never, never, never once doubted on these life and death decisions. I never once doubted that your judgement was flawed, not once. Not once. We’ve disagreed and argued and we’ve raised our voices at one another. We made a deal we’d be completely open like brothers with one another.

But, Mr. President, I’ve watched you under intense fire. I will venture to say that no president in history has had as many novel crises land on his desk in all of history. The civil war was worse, World War II was worse.

But, Mr President, almost every one of the crises you faced was a case of first instance. And I watched that prodigious mind and that heart as big as your head, I’ve watched you – I’ve watched how you’ve acted.

When you see a woman or man under intense pressure, you get a measure – and you know that, Michelle. And your daughters know it as well. This is a remarkable man.

And I just hope that the asterisk in history that is attached to my name when they talked about this presidency is that I can say I was part of the journey of a remarkable man who did remarkable things for this country.

You know I can’t let a comment go by without quoting an Irish poet.

Jill and I talk about why you were able to develop the way you developed with the heart you have. Michelle and I have talked about it. I’ve confided in Michelle.

I’ve gone to her for advice. I’ve – we’ve talked about this man. And you give you insight.

And I think it’s because, Mr President, you gave me credit for having understanding of other peoples’ misery and suffering.

Mr President, there’s not one single solitary ounce of entitlement in you, or Michelle, or your beautiful daughters. And your girls are incredible. You really are. That’s not a – that’s not a hyperbole; you really are. Not one ounce of entitlement.

And Seamus Heaney, one of his poems said… When you can find someone who says it better, use it!

He said: “You carried your own burden and very soon, your symptoms of creeping privilege disappeared.”

Mr President, you have sometimes been like a lone wolf but you carried yourself in a way that’s truly remarkable. Here’s to your journey – your journey is something people are gonna write about for a long time. And I’m not being salacious when I say this.

And you’re so fortunate, both of you, to have found each other because all that grounding, all that that you have, made this guy totally whole. And it’s pretty amazing.

Mr President, this honour is – isn’t only well beyond what I deserve, but it’s a reflection of the extent and generosity of your spirit. I don’t deserve this, but I know it came from the president’s heart.

There’s a Talmudic that says what comes from the heart enters the heart. Mr President, you have crept into our hearts, you and your whole family, including mom, and you occupy it.

It’s an amazing thing that happened. I knew how smart you were, I knew how honourable you were, I knew how decent you were from the couple years we worked in the Senate and I knew what you were capable of. But I never fully expected that you’d occupy the Bidens’ heart from Hunter, Ashley, my sister. All of us.

And Mr President, I – I’m indebted to you. I’m indebted to your friendship. I’m indebted to your family and as – I’ll tell you – I’ll end on a humorous note. We’re having lunches and mostly – it’s – whatever’s on either one of our minds.

We talk about family an awful lot and about six months in, the president looks at me, said “you know, Joe. You know what surprised me? How we’ve become such good friends.”

And I said “surprised you?”

But that is candid Obama.

And it’s real.

And Mr President, you know as long as there’s breath in me, I’ll be there for you, my whole family will be and I know, I know it is reciprocal. I – and I want to thank you all so very, very, very much. All of you.

Thank you.



2016 was quite the year for Tom Hiddleston.

Not only was he in THAT infamous relationship with Taylor Swift, but he also killed it in The Night Manager, the creepy spy drama that entranced us all.

So, it's fair to say that he deserved his Golden Globe win on Sunday night.

However, his acceptance speech was… well, it was just plain awkward.

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Many took to Twitter to argue that he sounded very self-righteous, speaking about how he visited South Sudan, where all the humanitarian aid workers watched his TV series.

"They were a group of MSF doctors and nurses, and they wanted to say hello because during the shelling the previous month, they had binge-watched The Night Manager."

But last night, Tom took to Facebook to apologise for his ill-sounding speech, saying that he agrees with everyone, and his thoughts were "inelegantly expressed."

He wrote: "I just wanted to say… I completely agree that my speech at the Golden Globes last night was inelegantly expressed. In truth, I was very nervous, and my words just came out wrong.

"Sincerely, my only intention was to salute the incredible bravery and courage of the men and women who wore tirelessly… and the children of South Sudan, who continue to find hope and joy in the most difficult conditions.

"I apologise that my nerves got the better of me."

We'll let you away with it this time, Tom!

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From Gigi’s impersonations to Selena’s heart-wrenching acceptance speech, last night’s American Music Awards ceremony was an emotional rollercoaster for all involved.

And it seems Zayn Malik did not escape the intense level of social media scrutiny allocated to the event as he has been criticised online for slagging One Direction during his acceptance speech.

Picking up the award for best ‘New Artist of the Year’, the 23-year-old popstar looked towards the crowd before excitedly saying: “This one just has my name on it, right?”

He then paused before thanking his family and fans for their support, but failed to mention his girlfriend, Gigi Hadid.

Having eagerly awaited Zayn’s run-in with former bandmate Niall Horan, One Direction’s followers were left disappointed as they witnessed the PILLOWTALK singer’s surprised reaction to the Mullingar man’s handshake.

“THE FACT THAT ZAYN WAS SHOCKED BECAUSE HE DIDN’T THINK NIALL WOULD WALK UP TO HIM,” tweeted one saddened fan alongside a tearful Kris Jenner meme.

“I’m positive Zayn would have never gone up to Niall…Niall’s a genuinely great guy and I’m sure he misses his friend,” wrote another.

The brief interaction has prompted the “ZiallOnAMAs” hashtag on Twitter.







While much of the hype surrounding last night’s American Music Awards focused on celebrity outfit choices and Melania Trump impressions, Selena Gomez was responsible for injecting a much needed dose of authenticity into the event.

Having cancelled the remainder of her Revival World Tour in August to focus on her health, the Good For You singer gave an emotive speech while accepting the award for ‘Best Female Artist’.

“In 2014, this stage was actually the first time that I was authentically, 100 percent honest with all of you.  I think it’s safe to say that most of you know a lot of my life whether I liked it or not,” the 24-year-old began.


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“I had to stop because I had everything and I was absolutely broken inside,” she continued.  “I kept it all together enough to where I would never let you down but I kept it too much together to where I let myself down.”

“I don’t want to see your bodies on Instagram.  I want to see what’s in here [points to chest].  I’m not trying to get validation nor do I need it anymore.”

“All I can say from the bottom of my heart is I am so grateful that I have the opportunity to be able to share what I love every single day with people that I love.”


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Finishing in the same determined manner with which she had begun, the former Disney star said: “I have to say thank you so much to my fans because you guys are so damn loyal and I don’t know what I did to deserve you.”

“If you are broken, you do not have to stay broken.  If that’s anything whether you respect me or not that’s one thing you should know about me.  I care about people.  Thank you so much for this.  This is for you.”

Selena’s impassioned words clearly had a moving effect on her star-studded audience, with a camera pan showing Lady Gaga in an almost tearful state.

She has been widely praised online for her honesty.



It's safe to say that Michelle Obama gave a riveting and inspirational speech at the Democratic National Convention last night.

Bringing the crowd to tears, she spoke about the importance of electing a good-hearted, qualified and strong president to which her daughters could look up to.

And taking to Twitter early this morning, Obama made our hearts melt by congratulating his wife.

He wrote: "Incredible speech by an incredible woman. Couldn't be more proud & our country has been blessed to have her as FLOTUS. I love you, Michelle."

We. Can't. Deal.



From her powerful speeches to her admirable charitable efforts Michelle Obama is pretty much First Lady goals and it seems no one is more aware of this fact than Donald Trump’s wife Melania.

The First Lady hopeful gave her first big speech at the Republican National Convention last night and while it was very well received by her audience, critics have since noticed that a number of lines in the address seem to have been lifted from a speech given by Mrs Obama back in 2008.

Speaking in Cleveland, Melania said “from a young age, my parents impressed on me, the values that you work hard for what you want in life. That your word is your bond; that you do what you say and keep your promise. That you treat people with respect” in a statement which sounds suspiciously similar to Michelle’s:  “From a young age, my parents impressed on me, the values that you work hard for what you want in life. That your word is your bond; that you do what you say and keep your promise. That you treat people with respect.”

And in the same part of the speech Michelle said “because we want our children — and all children in this nation — to know that the only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them,” Melania continued:  “Because want our children in this nation to know that the only limit to your achievements is the strength to your dreams and your willingness to work for them.”

According to The Guardian, this morning Trump’s team denied that the speech was plagiarised with the chairman of the Trump campaign telling CNN that “there’s no cribbing of Michelle Obama’s speech”.

But it seems not all of Camp Trump are on the same page as last night Trump’s speechwriter admitted Melania’s speech contained fragments of other speeches which “reflected her own thinking” before stating that the speech was produced by a team of writers.

This statement is in stark contrast to Melania’s claim that she wrote the speech herself.  Awks.

As with all things Trump, the incident has spurred on some powerful hashtags with #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes in particular throwing up some serious gems.  Check out our favorites below.