So after all the warnings not to look directly at the sun during yesterday’s solar eclipse, US President Donald Trump proved that he either doesn’t take instructions or that he didn’t believe the scientists claims. Photos captured Trump looking directly at the sun, in what some are calling his latest act of defiance against scientific credence. Of course, social media is having fun with the photos and you can find the posts here.
KISS frontman Gene Simmons was criticized for his recent attempt to trademark the heavy metal devil horn hand gesture. In June, Simmons filed an application to register a trademark with the U.S Patent and Trademark Office on his iconic rock hand gesture. According to the application, the well-known gesture consists of “the index and small fingers extended upward and the thumb extended perpendicular.” He was heavily criticized and now, Simmons has made his first public remarks since halting his trademark attempt. In an interview with the Windsor Star, Simmons said he regrets nothing. Read more here.
Matt LeBlanc has revealed he was offered the role of Phil Dunphy on Modern Family but he turned it down because he didn’t believe he was the right man for the job. The Friends star told USA Today that in 2009, the Modern Family pilot script came across his desk with the offer to play Dunphy. “I remember reading it thinking, this is a really good script, (but) I’m not the guy for this […] I’d be doing the project an injustice to take this. I know what I can do, I know what I can’t do. Plus, I’m having too much fun laying on the couch,” LeBlanc told USA TODAY. The role went to Ty Burrell, who has won two Emmy awards for his time playing the goofy, lovable realtor. Find the details here.