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Protests in Iran and the Golden Globes

I see a great deal about protests by multimillionaires who work in show business in the USA, but very little about protests in Iran. Have the protests in Iran been completely put down by the Revolutionary Guard? And if so, what is happening in the aftermath? Is there a brutal crackdown on those woman daring to not wear their headscarves or… what? As I look to Oprah for so much of my news, I wonder if she knows or even has any opinions on the topic?

A couple show biz leftwingers share a moment together

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14 comments to Protests in Iran and the Golden Globes

  • Bulldog Drumond

    “As I look to Oprah for so much of my news” 😆 😈

  • Janine P.

    Snarf! Damn you, dat caption on picture had me spluttering up cornflakes 😛

  • David

    Hard to take seriously the virtue signalling of people who spend their lives playing people they aren’t speaking words written by others. The protesting women in Iran however are at the opposite end of the privilege spectrum and it takes real guts to do what they are doing.

  • CaptDMO

    Here’s the thing.
    Iran is an ongoing situation with real issues, that promises to be pertinent.
    (Personally, for me, since ’79’)
    The entire value of the awards show was reviewed (by me) the next day, in a 3 minute slide show, for “Best T&A on a red carpet”, and promptly forgotten.
    Gosh, I didn’t even remember to examine “Who are you wearing?”

  • Fraser Orr

    Someone once suggested that we have an awards show for Firefighters, soldiers and similar people. You know, people who are actual heroes rather than overpaid, sucked up to, dancing bears. I think that would be awesome. I wonder how many networks would carry it? I wonder if Gucci would provide bags full of free crap for those guys/gals?

  • Derek Buxton

    David, the problem is that these “celebs” are listened to by politicians and their statements acted on. Meanwhile the People, who are sovereign are ignored at best or penalised more usually. Why should Jamie Oliver be allowed to dictate what and how much we eat, he is a cook with an inflated ego and no more than that.

  • mila

    Iran has clearly been infected with ‘cultural marxism’.

  • JadedLibertarian

    Someone once suggested that we have an awards show for Firefighters, soldiers and similar people. You know, people who are actual heroes rather than overpaid, sucked up to, dancing bears. I think that would be awesome. I wonder how many networks would carry it? I wonder if Gucci would provide bags full of free crap for those guys/gals?

    What a good idea. I doubt he’d be able to attend, but once he retires and is no longer covered by the official secrets act I think this SAS soldier would be an absolute shoe in for “Best Decapitation of an ISIS Terrorist with an Entrenching Tool – International Category”.

    Alas, what we’d probably end up with would be Camila Batmanghelidjh being given some “civic pride” award or somesuch. Probably because you couldn’t have a category for “Most Creative Redirection of Public Funds to Private Bank Accounts”.

  • Mr Ed

    JL,

    The spade is long-serving favourite weapon of the Soviet Spetznaz, so Viktor Suvorov tells us, but their spades were designed for digging, fighting and throwing. Anyway, it might be quite a contest, depending on the competition parameters, and you wouldn’t want anyone excluded to be disappointed, would you?

    Does anyone watch these two-minute hate shows any more? I hear now and then that a billion people watch the Oscars or some such figure, which always seems a bit wishful to me. I always thought that Formula 1 had the lead on TV viewing figures on an annual basis, but does that include someone who walks past a house when they are watching the news and a 5-second clip of the result comes on?

  • Mr Ecks

    Mila–The RoP are the new bestest friends of well-off, middle class, cultural marxist scum.

    That is why said CM have soddall to say about the Iran protests.

    And also why–despite decades of whining about the “plight” of women and homosexuals under wicked western whiteness , they are desperate to import as many of their new Mid-East besties as pos. Never mind what that will do to their former friends and clients.

  • Thailover

    Unless the Golden Globes in question have nipples I’m not really concerned.

  • Paul Marks

    The American left and the American “far right” (the Nazi types) are both soft on the Islamic Republic of Iran – it is seen as a Progressive Social Justice regime – AND IT IS (which is one of the reasons I hate it). It is also backed by the People’s Republic of China – and China is VERY important (very-important-indeed) to Hollywood.

    “But Paul, Hollywood is dominated by Jews – so surely they hate the Islamic Republic of Iran” – sadly this is a misunderstanding. Firstly Hollywood is not nearly so “dominated by Jews” as people seem to think – and most of the “Jews” in Hollywood do not actually like Jews or Israel.

    The loyality of Hollywood (the various univeristy educated Corporate Mangers who actually dominate the place) is to the international left – and the international left these days ask such questions as “are you an enemy of Donald Trump?” if the answer is “yes” they like you. And the Islamic Republic of Iran can honestly answer “Yes” – they are enemies of Donald Trump – so Hollywood would give them a pass even if they publically executed homosexuals (which they do). Ditto the universities. The culture is no longer sick – it is DEAD now.

    As for the regime of the Islamic Republic of Iran – yes its backing by the People’s Republic of China (and Putin’s Russia – in this the American left is a lot closer to Putin that President Trump is) means that the people of Iran have very little chance of overthrowing the regime.

  • Laird

    Thailover; 😆

    I may have to borrow that.

  • Peter Melia

    In answer, perhaps, to your opening remarks about the women’s protests in Iran, I read a piece in which the Iranians said that they had won. If so those poor ladies in Iran will be suffering now. Shouldn’t our Hollywood feminists be packing their bags to get over there and help?

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