Category: The Idol

Lily-Rose Depp Says She’d “Steer Clear” Of The Weeknd While On “The Idol” Set

June 5, 2023 / Posted by:

Yesterday, the first episode of HBO’s highly anticipated dreaded show The Idol starring Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd, and nepo baby, Lily-Rose Depp, finally dropped and surprise surprise! It’s just as depraved and boring as we thought it’d be. But, in an entire hour dedicated solely to putting a camera up to Lily-Rose ‘s nether regions, somehow the creepiest part of the show is Abel’s portrayal of his character Tedros, a sleazy nightclub owner that talks like he’s thinking of ways to cut women into pieces and eat them. And in an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Lily-Rose said she’d “steer clear” of  The Weeknd on set when he was in character.

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Open Post: Hosted By The Weeknd’s New Song With Madonna And Playboi Carti For “The Idol”

June 2, 2023 / Posted by:

While HBO Max keeps trying to get people to accept their rebrand of “Max” (never gonna happen), Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd, and Sam Levinson are crossing their fingers and hoping for the same with their controversial new show The Idol (also probably not gonna happen). The series hasn’t even been released yet but already has a 25 percent critics’ score on Rotten Tomatoes after being branded as a torture porn nightmare. So The Weeknd figured he’d sweeten the deal by getting the Queen of Pop, Madonna, to feature in one of the show’s tracks, “Popular,” and dropped the song only days before the June 4th release of The Idol.

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“Euphoria” Creator, Sam Levinson, Is Thinking About Making A Movie For Kids

May 26, 2023 / Posted by:

Now that Sam Levinson has finished with his latest problematic show, The Idol, starring and developed by Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, he’s looking to his next step. And it might not be TV, as he says that with his son nearing adolescence, he’s looking to create something that he can soon experience–like a version of The Goonies. Which, if you’ve never seen, is about a group of poor kids who try to save their homes from becoming a country club in foreclosure and go on a wild adventure that includes the mob and potentially lethal traps. So in Sam Levinson’s version, the kids will turn to selling drugs to save their houses and will get killed in a shootout with the mob over a deal gone wrong.

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“The Idol” Premiered At Cannes And Lived Up To The “Torture Porn” Claims

May 23, 2023 / Posted by:

Max’sThe Idol premiered at Cannes, probably because the show has got tons of bad press for all of its sexual gratuity and violence. And the verdict is in, and it seems that it really is “torture porn,” but it seems like a lot of people at Cannes also really like that about it? Because it got a 5-minute standing ovation (although, a Cannes ovation that’s under 5 minutes really means nothing) and new showrunner, Euphoria‘s Sam Levinson, cried making a speech about how proud he was of a show with a plot point where a picture of Lily-Rose Depp‘s character with jizz on her face gets leaked online, and she gets called a “human cumsock.” I don’t know; I’m not sure this is going to get Lily-Rose a bunch of awards like Zendaya got for Euphoria. Well, unless the Razzies decide to give out TV awards.

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The Weeknd Has More To Say About The Alleged Messiness On “The Idol” As Well As Leaving His Stage Name Behind

May 17, 2023 / Posted by:

There have been a few claims that HBO’s upcoming glossy trauma porn project, The Idol, has been a behind-the-scenes mess from the very beginning. And  The Weeknd, who’s preparing to discard his stage name for his original Canadian alias Abel Tesfaye, has spoken about the bad press on numerous occasions for the past few months. But now he’s ready to spill his guts to finally tell his side of the story. And since we already know he’ll never talk to Rolling Stone, he chose Vanity Fair for his gabfest, which included slapping away at rumors of The Idol‘s toxic work environment and also giving a bit more insight as to why The Weeknd is finally coming to an end.

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The Weeknd Says He’s Retiring His Stage Persona After His Next Album

May 9, 2023 / Posted by:

Like a mob boss who no longer needs his henchman,  Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye is ready to kill off The Weeknd. Abel spilled that after he releases the album he’s currently working on, he’s going to kill off his The Weeknd persona since he’s “said everything” he can say at this point while under his current stage name. Well, maybe now that he’s 33, he’s getting bored with crooning about doing drugs at the club with hot chicks and will now start crooning about grown-up problems like the struggles of staying awake while watching a movie or figuring out what to cook for dinner. Just call him The Weekdy!

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