ABOVE: The shadow knows.
THE GRIO: Therese Duke, the white mom called out publicly by her daughter when she was seen on video being punched out by a Black woman after trying to grab her phone the day of the Capitol riots, has been FIRED from her job. Therese's daughter, Helena, has a GoFundMe set up to pay for her college, since her family had already abandoned her for supporting BLM.
We are horrified and opposed to the events at the Capitol and all who supported and incited the actions. In light of those events and for the safety of our guests and team members, we have informed the host of the Feb. fundraiser that it will no longer be held at Loews Hotels.— Loews Hotels (@Loews_Hotels) January 16, 2021
NEW YORKER: Do not miss this piece by Luke Mogelson, “Among the Insurrectionists.” These people were hunting for politicians to murder:
POLITICO: Loews Hotels has up and canceled a fundraiser that had been set at one of its locations for Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) in protest over the senator's insurrectionist activities. Pretty bold for a business!
POLITICO: D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser — who should be D.C. Governor Muriel Bowser — urges the U.S. to focus on “white domestic terrorism.”
EXTRATV: Phil Spector, music legend and convicted murderer, is dead at 81.
GR8ERDAYS: Inside Hollywood's hedonistic Garden of Allah, Darlene Love remembers her troubling time with Phil Spector, Betty White talks about hitting the big 9-9 and more.
LGBTQ NATION: Star Trek actress Mary Wiseman comes out as queer and proud.
NNN: 20 exciting LGBTQ movies of 2021, a list that includes The Capote Tapes.
KENNETH IN THE (212): Three guys barely packed into Speedos.
BANANA GUIDE: Veteran porn director, historian, playwright and theater director Jerry Douglas died this month at 84.
INSTAGRAM: Guy Madison was one of the hottest actors of all time. Who knew he still had a living younger brother in 2020? Sadly, Wayne Mallory died in October, and his death at 95 is just now being reported.