Winning Artwork – Amy Sherald

http://www.baltimoremagazine.net/2016/3/11/baltimore-artist-wins-national-portrait-gallery-competition

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Miley Cyrus’ performance exposed society’s underlying sexism

Singer Miley Cyrus performs "We Can't Stop" during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New YorkIt seems like the entire world came down harshly on Miley Cyrus because she refused to live up to their expectations of her. The reaction of the public was shameful and embarrassing. While they heaped their judgments on the young women there was silence about the behaviour of the older gentleman who was part and parcel of the act.
Miley Cyrus proved the point that risqué behaviour pays big because she almost shut down the social media by the tremendous amount of tweets and FB comments about her while she was having a marvellous time on stage. It’s show business and it if you do not have the stomach for it, don’t watch those shows because chances are you will see something that you have a problem with. Those who have expressed extreme distaste for Miley’s show must know that we are all mirrors of each other and when we are offended by the behaviour of another person we are in fact offended by that same behaviour in ourselves. We may wish we could be so brave but we are not so we project our disappointment on the young woman. I think people need to get a life, live their life and let others live their’s. No one holds a gun to anyone’s head and force one to look at TV shows.

Sandra O is leaving Grey’s Anatomy – OMG

SANDRA OHSandra O was the reason I tuned into Grey’s Anatomy and now that she will be leaving what will I do? Will I continue or find another favourite show. Maybe Greys has done its best work and time for the entire show to close with Sandra. I can’t say I blame Sandra because doing one thing for so long becomes like the tedious 9-5 routine. Change is good. I wish her well and hope to see her on the big screen with some exciting work.
Here what she said in Entertainment Weekly:
It’s been a great privilege to play the character of Cristina Yang on GA and I am both sad and excited to see where this, her final season will take her,” Oh said in a statement. “It was an emotional and deeply creative decision for me and I feel fully supported by Shonda and the writers. It’s so rare in an actor’s life to be able to explore and grow a character so fully, so completely. I am profoundly grateful to everyone at GA for the opportunity.”

“One of the best days of my life as a writer happened the day Sandra Oh walked in my door to audition and forever changed the course of Grey’s Anatomy with her brilliant, nuanced portrayal of Cristina Yang,” series creator Shonda Rimes added. “Over the past ten seasons, I have been made better by Sandra’s trust, faith and friendship and I can’t quantify how grateful I am for her collaboration on a character we both love so deeply. This year is going to be bittersweet for us — we’re both going to savor every moment of Cristina Yang and then we’re going to give her the exit she deserves. And when Sandra walks out of my door, Grey’s Anatomy will be once again be forever changed.”