Award

Olympic Opening Ceremony Director Fired for Holocaust Joke

11 days ago   |   By Billboard

The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee fired the director of the opening ceremony on Thursday because of a Holocaust joke he made during a comedy show in 1998.
Organizing committee president Seiko Hashimoto said a day ahead of the opening ceremony that director Kentaro Kobayashi has been dismissed. He was accused of using a joke about the Holocaust in his comedy act, including the phrase “Let's play Holocaust.”
“We found out that Mr. Kobayashi, in his own performance, has used a phrase ridiculing a historical tragedy,” Hashimoto said. “We deeply apologize for causing such a development the...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Award      Country      Performance      Business      International      News      Tokyo Olympics  


SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM!

SENSATION! PREMIERE! THE LIVE STREAM! 19 April at 20:00(Atlanta,USA), at 3:00 (Moscow,Russia) the Transfer of the group "The show broadway group" ON the AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL... Read more ...

Law on local radio Freedom

Chuck Schumer U.S. senator Dear Mr. Gorbunov: Thank You for contacting me to Express your concern about S. Con.Res.6, the Law on local radio Freedom. While the local... Read more ...

The Hits Collection Igor Gorbunov

GET THIS SHOW !!! From NoiseTrade and get free music from @showbroadway3 at @noisetrade. Listen here... Read more ...

2CELLOS Announce New Album, Dedicated, Celebrating Their 10th Anniversary...

2CELLOS Announce New Album, Dedicated, Celebrating Their 10th Anniversary, Available September 17th - Preorder Now

NEW YORK, July 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / - Having racked up a billion-plus audio streams, countless sold-out concerts and millions of fans across the globe in their ten years... Read more ...

Get to Know Cat Osterman, the 3-Time Olympic Pitcher Making an Improbable...

Get to Know Cat Osterman, the 3-Time Olympic Pitcher Making an Improbable Comeback For Tokyo

If you like comeback stories, let us introduce you to Cat Osterman. One of the top pitchers in the world during her long career, Osterman has pitched USA Softball through two... Read more ...

Kanye West Fans Selling A Bag Of ‘Air From Donda Drop' For $3K

Kanye West Fans Selling A Bag Of ‘Air From Donda Drop' For $3K

An exuberant Kanye West fan is selling air from the rapper's Donda album drop on Thursday night. The fan is Read more ...

No Matter the Summer Activity, Everyone In Your Family Needs These...

Arguably the best part of summer is spending time outdoors with friends and family. There's no shortage of exciting activities to keep you busy when it's warm outside. Whether... Read more ...

Usain Bolt Wants To Marry Kasi Bennett ‘For Sure', Talks Being A Father Of 3

Usain Bolt Wants To Marry Kasi Bennett ‘For Sure', Talks Being A Father Of 3

Usain Bolt, the fastest man in the world, is looking to make things official with Kasi Bennett and get married Read more ...

Sweater Sets Are the Throwback 90s Trend We Can't Stop Crushing On

You heard it here first. Matching sweater sets are the surprisingly simple way to look like you put a lot of thought into your outfit without having to spend hours staring at... Read more ...

Kanye Criticized For Outrageous Prices At “Donda” Listening Event

Rap star Kanye West being criticized for the unbelievably high prices for snacks, merch and other gear at his "Donda" listening event! Read more ...

Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood's New Album as The Smile Is Finished, “Not a...

Here's news that will leave you grinning: According to longtime Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood have completed their new album under the... Read more ...

What Happens If an Olympian Tests Positive For COVID During the 2021 Olympics?

What Happens If an Olympian Tests Positive For COVID During the 2021 Olympics?

Officials in Tokyo are taking precautions to test and protect athletes and all those involved in the 2021 Olympics from contracting and spreading COVID. But since July 1, 58... Read more ...

Follow These Key Tips to Design a Stylish Kitchen Within Your Budget

After a year of more cooking at home than you ever dreamed possible, a perfectly functional kitchen isn't just nice to have - it's necessary. Every single surface, cupboard... Read more ...