JLaw: Trump Win ‘End Of The World’ – ARTICLE

Let the “Games” begin! Jennifer Lawrence has strong words regarding Donald Trump’s presidential run. 

“If Donald Trump becomes president, that will be the end of the world,” the 25-year-old said in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly

Jennifer’s opinion is reminiscent of her “Hunger Games” heroine Katniss Everdeen, whose mission is to overthrow Donald Sutherland’s tyrannical President Snow in the wildly popular book and movie franchise. 

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The Oscar winner went on to explain why she believes Trump’s popularity reflects the current state of American culture.

“I genuinely believe that reality television has reached the ultimate place where now even things like this might just be for entertainment,” she said, suggesting the former “Apprentice” host is simply playing a role within another political strategy. 

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“It’s either that or it’s Hillary’s brilliant idea,” she added. 

JLaw isn’t alone in her bewilderment. Her “Hunger Games” co-stars also weighed in on Trump, and suggested the real estate mogul won’t be getting their votes, either. 

“I’ll back you up on that,” Liam Hemsworth quipped, in response to Jen’s assertion that Trump’s potential election could have irreversible consequences.

Josh Hutcherson, however, is too skeptical to be nearly as worried. He told the mag he finds the situation simply unbelievable.

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“It’s a publicity stunt,” the actor said. “It can’t be real.”

Jennifer agreed, saying she’s also questioned the validity of Trump’s campaign. However, she added, the candidate’s seemingly genuine followers make her question society’s goals. 

“I was watching him on the campaign trail and one guy said, ‘I love Donald Trump because he’s saying everything I’m thinking and I just can’t say it because of the PC factor,'” she began. “And I’m thinking, ‘You are absolutely right. That’s who I want representing my country, somebody politically incorrect. That will just be perfect.'”

Catch the whole interview with the “Mockingjay – Part 2” cast when the Oct. 9 issue of EW hits newsstands on Friday.

— Erin Biglow

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Swift’s Generous Cancer Donation – ARTICLE

Taylor Swift is helping to make the world a better place yet again.

The singer donated $50,000 to a 13-month-old baby, who is the nephew of one of her backup dancers, Kim “Toshi” Davidson.

Family members of little Ayden posted overjoyed messages on Ayden’s GoFundMe page, thanking the singer.

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“I am in tears!!! I cannot believe the kindness of a stranger and a wonderful angel from God, Taylor Swift. She donated $50,000 for Ayden’s care! What a blessing. To know my sister can focus on taking care of her little Ayden is more then we could ever imagine in this awful time. Thank you to everyone who has donated, every Penny helps!!!” Nicole Duran wrote.

Keke Clark could barely express just how grateful she was.

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“Words cannot express how grateful our family is. Toshi thank you for going above and beyond to make this happen for our nephew. It means so much that you and Taylor Swift [took] time to be [there] for family. This means the world to my sisters, family, and myself. Words can’t truly express how you have touched our family bwith your gratitude. Think I ran out of tears today but these are for gratitude and happiness. My baby sister can have a little peace not having to stress and can be [there] with Ayden as we go on this journey to kick cancer’s butt!!! Taylor and Toshi we thank you from the bottom of our hearts,” she said in a message on the site.

Taylor’s generous donation vastly exceeded Ayden’s initial $20,000 goal.

— Jesse Spero

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‘Heroes Reborn’: Kay Talks Tommy – ARTICLE

Tommy Clarke, it seems, has a guardian Evo on “Heroes Reborn.”

In the NBC drama’s series premiere last week, the teenager got a very important text that helped saved his life. With all the moving around he’s had to do to stay under the radar though, don’t expect the young teleporter to start investigating the origins of the message (hey there, Penny man).

“I think he’s so anxious at this point, he doesn’t even want to reply,” Robbie Kay, who plays Tommy, told Access Hollywood. “I think he doesn’t want to give any information away about him, and he might think, ‘Oh, well, if I text, maybe he’ll know my location, so maybe let’s keep this anonymous.’ And I think right now, the information that he has been given is more than enough for him to kind of spur himself on and to take that and to think about it. So, right now, that’s where he’s at.”

Robbie Kay as Tommy in ‘Heroes Reborn’ (NBC)
Robbie Kay as Tommy in ‘Heroes Reborn’ (NBC)

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Tommy may not want to reply (and he “definitely has location services turned off” on his phone, Robbie joked), but the high school student character has realized that whoever it was that sent him that message is on his side.

“[W]hen he finds out about the church fire and coach Lewis and everything like that in the school, I think it really hits him hard, and he’s like, ‘Hold on a minute, the reason that I left that church was because of that text,’ and I think he kind of – he holds significance to that a little bit,” Robbie said. “So, I think he’s a little bit apprehensive, but at the same time, he kind of sees it as a bit of a guardian angel as well, and [he’s] thinking, ‘Hey, maybe I do need another pair of eyes to kind of look behind me and make sure that I’m gonna be OK.'”

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In the “Heroes Reborn” series premiere, viewers learned that Tommy was once held under observation by Primatech, something that was revealed when he transported Joanne (Judith Shekoni) and Luke (Zachary Levi) to the spot.

“At the end of the second episode he tells Emily that, ‘I was thinking about the place that they took me when I was a kid,’ and that kind of reveals a little bit about Tommy’s significance and how he was kind of — at one point — put in for testing and he was kind of analyzed and whether or not that kind of part of his past is revealed later on or not, I don’t know,” Robbie said.

Tommy wants to fit in and be normal, but moving around so often hasn’t made that easy. Despite always being on the go, Tommy doesn’t resent his mother.

“It’s tough to be so displaced. Even the last kind of year, to move so much is very, very disruptive. So I don’t know that he necessarily resents his mother. I think that there is a kind of – there’s a sense of protection from both ends,” Robbie said. “I feel like she wants to protect him because he is her son and she cares about him, and he wants to, at the same time, protect her with his abilities and he feels guilty because the reason that they’re on the run really, is because of him, and because of his power and that’s a real burden for him. So I don’t know if he necessarily resents his mother, but I think there is that really, real kind of strive for normalcy, that real kind of yearning for, ‘I just want to be a regular kid,’ and the fact that his mum is moving him around all the time kind of gets in the way of that, so I think there’s a definite source of conflict, looking at that.”

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“Heroes Reborn” continues Thursday at 8/7c on NBC.

Jolie Lash

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