Disney's CEO Just Told Fans What They Can Expect From 'Deadpool 2'—And They're Ecstatic

One of the biggest reasons the original Deadpool film was such a huge success and earned Fox such a ginormous box office return was because Ryan Reynolds worked his butt off to ensure it was as Deadpool-ey of a movie as possible.

That meant violence. It meant gore. It meant sex and inappropriate jokes and a lot of breaking the fourth wall. 

Now that kind of thing might seem like a movie producer’s worst nightmare. Major motion picture studios looking for the highest rate of return are allured by family-friendly, safe cinematic choices. The more mundane and mediocre and inoffensive a film is, the more guaranteed of a return of investment, statistically speaking.

I mean, there’s a reason why a film about a bunch of murderous bad guys ended up being rated PG-13 and watered down to a “meh” mess. A “meh” mess that nabbed nearly $ 750 million at the box office.

Deadpool was a huge departure from that boring, MPAA-rating-friendly studio process and it ended up reaping the benefits. Fox greenlit a sequel almost immediately after the film’s opening box-office numbers came in, and things were looking great.

But Disney’s CEO, Bob Iger, assures fan that Disney’s got no problem with being in the R-rated film business, just as long as “audiences know what’s coming.”

Which means that the upcoming film won’t receive a whole bunch of edits and cuts for the sake of assuring the film isn’t “too edgy.”

Ryan Reynolds took the news of Disney’s buyout in typical Deadpool fashion.

And Twitter was ecstatic that their favorite foul mouthed red bodysuit wearing unkillable smart-cracking ninja won’t be censored.

But people don’t want the love to stop at Deadpool 2, they’re worried that Iger’s just talking about the film as if it’s a one time thing.

While others aren’t exactly holding out hope for the future.

It could make sense for Disney to keep some particular superhero films rated R. Movies like Logan and Deadpool could get their own treatment or exist in an “alternate timeline,” where the more family friendly films aren’t tied to their risque counterparts.

But seriously, the Deadpool movies need to stay rated R so when the Spiderman crossover films come out, this happens.

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Americans Get Their First Look At K-Pop Group BTS–And They Like What They See

If you’re a longtime BTS fan, your hipster moment has finally arrived.

The Korean pop boy band supergroup performed at this year’s AMAs and basically stole the show. 

Major media outlets were going gaga for the band’s performance.

And it wasn’t long before people were mimicking their moves, either.

But for fans of the band, who probably got eye-rolls from their pals who “aren’t into K-Pop,” they knew BTS was going to crush it before they ever even took the stage.

Their show also earned them a bunch of new fans as well.

Also Twitter was geeking out over their dance skills.

If you didn’t see their performance you can check it out here:

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Woman Says That Taco Bell Is 'Racist' Because They Don't Have French Fries

Being drunk and ordering fast food is a time honored tradition, but there are some rules. Don’t puke and don’t give the cashier a hard time. Fortunately, this possibly wasted girl in a Taco Bell managed not to vomit, but unfortunately she made a few Taco Bell employees pretty miserable.

In this two minute clip posted to YouTube, a woman approaches the counter and attempts to order a “medium fries from the dollar menu.” She is absolutely sure she is in a Burger King. The cashier explains that they have tacos or burritos, because this is a Taco Bell. The employee sounds a little sarcastic, but just barely considering the situation.

Then the customer turns to address the other patrons as though they’re gonna back her up, saying, “This is racism at its f—king finest.”

Someone off camera says, “It’s not, girl.” Thank goodness.

But she insists, “No, it is.”

At this point the cashier tries to help her read the menu, which she seems to be struggling with, but the woman decides to leave. Though she doesn’t seem to know exactly what’s going on, she at least knows she’s embarrassing herself.

Oddly enough, some Taco Bells are serving nacho fries, which are potato fries with a cheese dipping sauce. But it doesn’t seem like that’s what this woman is referencing, much to everyone’s amusement.

Being too confused to know what you’re eating is one thing, but don’t politicize Taco Bell. You’re ruining everyone else’s buzz.

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Airline In Finland Will Start Weighing Passengers Before They Can Board

Finnair plans to start weighing passengers before they board their flight in an effort to work out just how much extra weight their planes are carrying. It’s no secret that waistlines across the industrialized world are expanding, the average American man weighs 15 pounds more now than he did 20 years ago. 

This rapid rise presents a problem for Finnair, who are currently balancing their planes based on estimates from the European Aviation Safety Agency, which were made eight years ago, according to The Sun.

According to the old estimates, the average male passengers weighs 185 pounds, while the average female weighs 144 pounds. However, the average Finnish man is 2 pounds heavier than that estimate, and the average Finnish woman is 11 pounds heavier. 

The airline wants to stick between 100 and 150 of its passengers on the scales before every flight to get a better idea of how much the average customer weighs. 

They’re not planning on penalizing anyone they consider overweight, though. However, the program could cut operating costs by giving them more exact estimates on just how much fuel every flight needs. 

Sami Suokas, manager of customer processes at Finnair, said:

Suokas revealed that they’re starting now because passengers tend to fluctuate in weight between summer and winter. 

This isn’t the first time an airline has weighed passengers. Hawaiian Airlines weighed passengers for six months in 2016 on their route between Honolulu and the American Samoa. 

Samoans have one of the highest rates of obesity in the world, and the airline won the right to put passengers on the scales to save fuel and prevent accidents despite numerous complaints to courts from passengers.  

Hawaiian Airlines have since completed their study. 

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Eric Trump Tried To Mock CNN, But They Had The Receipts

The feud between the Trump family and CNN isn’t exactly new. 

When President Trump isn’t tweeting #fakenews at CNN, he’s reposting shady GIFs and degrading images:

So when President Trump pledged $ 1 million to the Hurricane Harvey relief fund, I guess it was inevitable that Eric Trump, now executive VP of The Trump Organization, would take to social media to go after the network.

Eric Trump taunted CNN on Twitter:

The news outlet fired back at Eric Trump, with receipts and time stamps of how they had already reported Trump’s pledge.

And his tweet backfired… hard:

No one knows the Trump family’s real reason was for tweeting CNN, but we know that Hurricane Harvey is nothing to joke about. 

If you would like to donate to the relief effort, please click here.

H/T: Twitter, Mashable, Indy100

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Parents Turn To Facebook To Help Find The Custom-Blanket They Took Their Baby Home In

I remember nearly every detail, down to the socks he was wearing, when I first brought my son home from the hospital. The way I gingerly put him in the car seat. The way my wife kept looking at him as she sat in the back of the car. His little polar bear onesie and how the flowers in the vase tipped over and got water all over my laptop, breaking it. Me being angry for two seconds then looking at my son’s face and forgetting all about it.

I still have the clothes my baby boy was wearing that day tucked away. I can’t wait to show him that blanket and outfit in the future. And who knows? If he has a kid one day maybe they can use the same outfit and blanket, but that’s years from now.

Most likely the blanket and clothes will be lost or destroyed from now until then, but I admit that if I lost that t hing now, I’d be crushed.

Just like this family was to discover that the homemade blanket they brought their baby girl from the hospital in went missing.

So her parents put out the word in hopes that their blankie would be found.

Today at brunch (McGuire’s) somewhere between our walk inside, while we were eating, or our exit out of the restaurant, our precious girl’s blanket went missing. (This is the blanket she sleeps with every night and was brought home from the hospital wrapped in). Unaware of this until we made it home, I rushed back to McGuire’s with no luck, searched the whole restaurant up and down along with the parking lot. I know social media is big nowadays so every share means a lot and we would really like to have the blanket returned, no harm no foul on whether it was accidentally picked up and forgot about or whatever may have happened to it. Please share this and hopefully this hand-made, sentimental blanket can be returned to the rightful owner, contact me if it is found, thank you all. Corey Ness – (850)-293-2176! ?

People began sharing their message, but so far, it hasn’t turned up.

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If you happen to come across the blanket, hit them up!

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'DuckTales' Is Getting Rebooted With An Amazing New Cast But They Better Not Change The Theme Song

If there’s two things I remember about the DuckTales cartoon it’s that there was a giant Duck-Pilot character who was stupidly named Launchpad McQuack, and that it had the greatest theme song from any cartoon, ever.

Jesus, I cannot stop singing it.

Any kid who grew up in the ’90s will tell you that DuckTales was the absolute sh*t. Seriously, I don’t know a single kid who didn’t love this show. Sadly, because human beings are the absolute worst, the show was eventually taken off air.

But since everything from the ’90s is being rebooted, it was only a matter of time before DuckTales made its way back onto TV.

The cast of the cartoon looks absolutely amazing and they all got together to sing the classic theme song to kick off the awesome news that this very-deserving cartoon’s getting a reboot.

It’s insane to think that the cast of a children’s cartoon is filled with so many amazing actors.

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Yes, that’s right. Doctor friggin’ Who is gonna be Scrooge McDuck.

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These Prize-Winning Christmas Decorations Earned A Family $50,000 Because They Were So Good

I didn’t grow up decorating my house for Christmas, but there’s nothing I love more than walking out on a chilly night with a huge mug of coffee and taking a stroll through the neighboring towns that go all out during the holidays.

Something about seeing bright red and green and white sparkling lights really warms me up and although I grew up Muslim, I can’t help but get all warm and fuzzy during Christmas time and get in the holiday spirit.

That doesn’t mean I’d go through the trouble of decorating my own house. No, no, I’m much too lazy for that.

But it makes me happy to see that people who work so hard to spread good cheer are getting rewarded for it, like this family from Glen Allen, Virginia.

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Well, they actually entered a competition for it, called, “The Great American Light Fight,” which kinda of goes against what Christmas is all about.

That doesn’t mean that Esther and Al Thompson didn’t work their butts off though. 578 hours went into setting up their home for the light-off.

The Thompson family have been long-time Christmas decorators for a while now. Every year they go all out to put on a brilliant display for the neighborhood to put everyone in the holiday mood.

ABC 8 reported that the Thompsons “couldn’t believe” they made $ 50k by doing something they’d done for years.

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“Not in a thousand years. I always look at ourself as the house on Wendurst Drive, you know, I make my decorations out of plyboard during the summer and how am I going to compete against these big mega decorators that have the computerized shows and so on. All homemade, a lot of interactive, all that kind of thing played a part, so we were quite surprised.”

The couple said that they planned on giving some of the earnings from the show to their local church while Esther says she wants to use the money to take a trip to Israel. A fitting way to spend money that you won in a Christmas competition. (h/t wric)

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Woman With 20 Boyfriends Buys A House After She Sold All The iPhone 7s They Bought For Her

You might think you’ve got hustle, but there’s no one who has more hustle than this Chinese woman who used her boy-mongering powers for the ultimate con: buying herself a house.

A blogger wrote about her anonymous friend who, for the purposes of her post she called Xiaoli, had 20 different men wrapped around her finger. She pestered each of the men to get her the pricey gift of a brand spanking new iPhone 7.

And then sold them all to buy a house in China, which is currently a tough buyer’s market.

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“[Xiaoli] is not from a wealthy family. Her mum is a housewife and her dad is a migrant worker, and she is the oldest daughter. Her parents are getting old and she might be under a lot pressure hoping to buy them a house… But it’s still unbelievable that she could use this method!”

The story went viral on the popular Chinese site Weibo, where the “20 mobiles for a house” hashtag is trending. The blogger was amazed that Xiaoli has so many boyfriends.

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“I can’t even find one boyfriend. She can actually find 20 boyfriends at the same time and even get them to buy her an iPhone 7. Just want to ask her to teach me such skills.”

People on the site are actually praising Xiaoli for her resourcefulness in such a tough economic marketplace. 

Other people are calling her “shameful” for leading the men on and using their generosity for her own financial gain.

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But she’s got herself her own house. And 20 dudes who each bought her an iPhone 7. So haters can hate all they want. (h/t complex)

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23 People Share What They Always Suspected About Their Families

Every family has secrets. Whether it is the family’s secret apple pie recipe, or the secret child who lives in the attic. Families try to keep a secret a secret by only teaching certain people the recipe, or tightening the child’s chains.

The thing about secrets, though, is that they get out eventually. Someone will leak the recipe, or someone might begin to wonder what those strange noises coming from attic are. 

Even if you try to keep these family secret from your own family member, they will piece it together eventually. After enough slices of apple pie or listening to the howling night after night, the clues start to add up.

To be clear, these are just examples that do not need follow up questions. I promise you, my family does not have a secret apple pie recipe. 

  1. She may as well just see this thing through

    That my mom really doesn’t like us but is still committed

    Ophiopogon

  2. She failed, by the way

    That my mother attempted to kill me and my father, more than once.

    Borrowed_Laptop

  3. Shh.

    I think my dad might be a spy.

    He used to be in the airforce, where he was trained in radio comms and cryptography. He had a top secret clearance due to this job, and spent hours every day training in Wing Chung kung-fu.

    After he “left” he took up a a job with a company in some industrial estate, where he was unable to explain what it was he actually did, and was often sent overseas on “business trips”.

    I think something went down though, because he left and started working on some “small businesses” with a RAAF mate of his. At one point he moved to Malaysia for three months. Something else must have gone down, cause he stopped doing that and went into real estate.

    But I suspect he got bored, and got back into the game, because he started working for another “company” doing another job he can’t really explain, only now I think he’s a handler or something. He’s still sent abroad, but less often. He spends a lot of time at the office, and he’s always working on these weird projects using old radio tech.

    LucidicShadow

  4. We need to have a talk…

    I saw on my younger brother’s birth certificate the “Previous Children From Same Parents” field blank. Either the doctors fucked up, I’m adopted or I’m the milkman’s son. Hoping it’s the first.

    epicsmiley14

  5. He’ll be back any day now

    I think my father hasn’t really been searching the world for that one fine cigarette for twenty years now

    WowHelloHi

  6. That is pretty dark

    This is pretty dark but I think my brother was molested by my grandmother. He slept in her bed until he was 12 and she babied him. Treated him like her husband pretty much.

    FueledBySin

  7. Let’s hear more about this

    That it is the destiny of the men in my family to kill at least one other person, whether because of duty, hate, or necessity. None of us have any criminal record btw.

    LasaroM

  8. Just have someone else make the meal

    My aunt cooks the Thanksgiving turkey with the plastic bag of fowl innards still inside the bird.

    Back2Bach

  9. Did he know you were going to say this?

    I think my Dad might have superpowers and not telling me. His power, he can see the future.

    Many numerous times he has predicted otherwise unpredictable and unforeseeable events and knew things that you otherwise wouldn’t have been able to guess for a while.

    Dark_Ham101

  10. Seems unlikely

    My mother is a virgin

    reddit

  11. Worse than death by Snoo Snoo

    They eat men. There is not a single man in my family. We are all a pack of women and I think they have developed a taste for blood and testosterone.

    randomlypostin

  12. Haha. Yes. Joking.

    Well, my father has consistently joked with us that he is an alien. Roughly 600 years old. I suspect he’s telling the truth.

    Ignite-athon

  13. So long, everyone

    I suspect both my parents have exactly the life they want now that I’ve moved so far away. My father has my brothers. He was never thrilled with having a daughter. My mother essentially has no kids now since she cut off my older brother (my younger brother is not her son) and rarely speaks to me, if at all. My suspicions of her are based on more evidence, since she abandoned my brother and I as children.

    Asakitty218

  14. You all should go on Maury

    That my father isn’t actually my father. There was a time in the 70’s, when the sexual revolution was in full swing and before my holy-roller uncle had become a holy-roller, that my parents won’t talk about. But unsolicited comments have been made by people outside the family how I look more like my uncle than my father. And if you work backwards from my birthday, it would have taken place around Christmas time when the whole family was together.

    It’s not something I can really prove because no one old enough to remember that time is willing to talk about it. And even though I joke about it with my father, the idea of a paternity test is off the table. The only proof I have is when my mother had started to succumb to Pick’s disease and became really REALLY honest. But even then I can’t guarantee its true since at the time she would also tell us about the aliens that were outside her window. So my life may be a complete lie, or it could be all true. I have no way of knowing which it is.

    boneheaddigger

  15. It was a different time.

    That my great uncle (my grandma’s brother) was gay.

    I would have never had an issue with it, but if he had came out to his family, it would have been a huge scandal.

    There isn’t any kind of proof of it, it’s just a feeling I always got from him (he never got married among other things). And I’m not the only (younger) member of the family that thought so.

    cold_in_the_south

  16. Oh, boy.

    I think my parents hate each other.

    At the start of September my mom wasn’t home and I didn’t have my phone and I forgot her number so I was trying to find a way to call her. Being the nosey little shit I am, I went on her computer and looked through her facebook for numbers of family friends that maybe I could call and get her number from.

    Eventually this led to me going through her e-mail (I know I know this was wrong but I needed to call her it was urgent) I found an e-mail to my dad titled “I don’t love you” I read it over and over again, completely in disbelief. They fought sometimes but they always seemed so happy, I quickly copied the message and saved it to a google doc.

    I haven’t confronted them about it, it’s eating me up inside, but I’m afraid they’re only holding it together to keep me and my sister happy and if I confronted them they would get a divorce. I just can’t do that to my sister.

    Dieutain

  17. I think we may all be oops babies

    I was going to be aborted. My mom hates babies and she wanted a career. I was an opps baby and it kinda slipped out of my dad’s mouth. I don’t blame her though.

    lisetteatthelibrary

  18. That adjective does make this better

    That my parents are functioning alcoholics.

    todayisnotyourday

  19. At least they found someone after finding someone

    I’m pretty sure both of my parents are having affairs, and I’m not sure if they both know or they don’t. I’m not sure which one makes me feel worse.

    CattBooty

  20. Family road trips must have been quite an experience

    My dad ran drugs (cocaine) over the border into San Diego in the 70s. His best friend spilled the beans to me one night working on my car after a few barley pops.

    Mentioned how they used to smoke grass and that they were bringing kilos and kilos of white into the US and that it was so damn easy at the time.

    That being said, I over heard him one time talking to a close friend of his that had just gotten a great life insurance plan. My dad says ‘oh they’re not going to know about it until I’m gone. Its so much that they’d want to off me in a quick minute. I saved and saved and saved.’

    I’m convinced he has a decent amount of cash waiting in an out of country bank account for when he retires and for my siblings when he dies. He’s very secretive when it comes to his income and spending. I grew up upper middle class and never really worried about money (I hope that doesn’t sound douchey, just trying to describe it).

    DrOOpieS

  21. Are you sure you don’t believe this?

    i don’t anymore, but when i was little I thought my dad was Indiana Jones

    rainbowcanoe

  22. This a legitimate horror movie

    Something traumatic happened to me when I was around 5.

    I have a blank spot about 7 or 8 months long. I have clear memories of before and after. During the same time, my older sister and brother left home (16 and 17).

    My youngest brother who is about 8 years older than me alluded to it but wont say what. My Mom acts like she doesnt know what I am talking about. My Dad wouldnt say shit, and he died several years ago.

    I dont have any idea what it could be, but 40 years later ill wake up really terrified over an unknown face and fear of nothing in particular.

    I remember moving into this house and later moving out, and almost nothing while we were there. My memories from the time we left that house are fine.

    Ravelife13

  23. Genes don’t lie

     

    I’m late to the party, but here goes. My suspicion started in 9th grade biology when we were learning genetics, specifically attached/detached earlobes. Mine are attached, whilst my parents were detached. This didn’t add up for me, and always left a question in the back of my mind.

    Fast forward to 2015, dad died in 10, and mom’s health is rapidly deteriorating. I was visiting mom in the home December 27 for XMas and her birthday (28th). She tells me that I was adopted, and that my “cousin” is my real mom, and her two kids are my siblings. I was 39 when I finally got proof to something I always suspected.

    Genetics are never wrong.

    Ralph-Hinkley

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