Is Instagram's photo policy sexist? Yes, if you ask Chelsea Handler.
On Thursday night, Handler posted a topless photo of herself riding a horse, spoofing Vladimir Putin's famous shot of himself baring his chest on horseback. "Anything a man can do, a woman has the right to do better #kremlin," the comedienne captioned the split images.
But Handler wasn't too pleased when Instagram removed the pic, so she added it again, writing, "Taking this down is sexist. I have every right to prove I have a better body than Putin." But again, Instagram removed the images and Handler then immediately posted the company's notice to her, captioning, "If a man posts a photo of his nipples, it's ok, but not a woman? Are we in 1825?"
This week, Taylor Swift defended her cat Olivia Benson against insults from John Cleese, and Kansas City native Paul Rudd celebrated the Royals winning the ALCS and securing a spot in the World Series. Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon breakdanced (brokedanced?), and American Horror Story: Freak Show gave us the creepiest duet of all time. Also, Chelsea Handler remembered the time Jason Biggs peed on her. (No, really.) Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:read more
Jimmy Fallon, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers. What do all these names have in common? They're all currently, or are going to be, late-night talk show hosts.
And they're all white guys.
In a column for Buzzfeed, comedian W. Kamau Bell rails against "the whiteness of late night," and comments upon the opportunities for change that have been passed up, in recent months especially.read more