Entertainment: Hollywood Diversity, Deadpool, Star Wars, Anuhea, Kuana

Entertainment: Hollywood Diversity, Deadpool, Star Wars, Anuhea, Kuana

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - "The prequel to OscarsSoWhite is HollywoodSoWhite," said Stacy L. Smith, a USC professor in an interview. "We don't have a diversity problem. We have an inclusion crisis."
Smith is one of the authors in a new study that finds the films and tv shows produced by major media companies "whitewashed" and that an "epidemic of invisibility" runs top to bottom through the industry for women, minorities and LGBT people.  Behind the camera, the discrepancy is even greater. Directors overall were 87 percent white. Broadcast TV directors (90.4 percent white) were the least diverse.

Recently Kanye West tweeted he is $53 million dollars in debt.  The Philadelphia Police Department has the answer:  They tweeted out this photo.
It's been Photoshopped...with the head of Kanye in uniform....and they're offering him a job.
The caption reads "We R hiring,@kanyewest! Starting salary of $47,920; u could be debt-free by the year 3122."

Deadpool's second weekend on top brought in another $55 million, raising its 10-day worldwide total to nearly a half billion dollars.

New name of Star Wars film may have been given away by Carrie Fisher; she uploaded a picture of her pet dog, but look at the set chair behind:   Space Bear: Episode VIII

Coming up tonight on khnl; it's the final of "The Biggest Loser";     6 contestants and a special reunion.  It's a live finale that includes a new twist that could dramatically impact the competition.  Overall winner will get $250,000 and all others will compete for a $100,000 "at home" prize.

Anuhea played at Blue Note Hawaii at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach this past weekend!

Kuana Torres Kahele's post reads:  "YOU KNOW YOUR'E FROM HILO WHEN.......Your cooler only get Palapalai for make lei.  Merrie Monarch Week will be here in no time. Get ready hula peeps. Aloooooooha!"

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