Tag Archives: Turned

Rihanna Confirms She Turned Down the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Last year it was reported that Rihanna had turned down an offer to headline the Super Bowl halftime show in support of the NFL players who opted to kneel during the national anthem. (The athletes did this to peacefully protest police brutality in black communities.) This movement started with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick,…

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How Frankie Shaw Turned Her Twenty-Something Single Mom Experience Into Hit Comedy 'SMILF'

Frankie Shaw’s new Showtime comedy SMILF about a twenty-something single mother is raw, gritty, and real because—guess what—she’s been through it all. For Shaw, the memory of getting pregnant at 24 with her then-boyfriend Mark Webber is fresh. The two were in Philadelphia shooting his directorial debut film, Explicit Ills, in which she had a…

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