Racism

Michael Strahan Calls Out Chris Harrison's "Surface Response" Apology

After Chris Harrison spoke to Michael Strahan about the controversial comments that led to his temporary Bachelor departure, the GMA host weighed in on the tone of their interview.

March 4, 2021

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RHOD Sneak Peek: Brandi Redmond Feels "Guarded" Around Tiffany Moon After "Racist" Controversy

In an exclusive The Real Housewives of Dallas preview, Brandi Redmond addresses her struggle to open up to Dr. Tiffany Moon.

March 2, 2021

2021 Golden Globes Addresses Non-Black Members Controversy

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler, Sterling K. Brown and more celebs address the HFPA's lack of Black members. Watch "Daily Pop" weekdays at 11am|10c, only on E!

March 1, 2021

Bachelor Nation's Taylor Nolan Apologizes for Past "S--tty" and "Hurtful" Tweets

Bachelor Nation star Taylor Nolan has issued an apology after coming under fire over unearthed tweets that many fans called "racist" and offensive.

February 28, 2021

Matt James Addresses Recent Bachelor Nation Controversies

"Bachelor" star shares his thoughts about recent controversies regarding Chris Harrison, Rachael Kirkconnell and what he hopes to see in future seasons.

February 23, 2021

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Bachelorette Alum Ivan Hall "Wouldn't Feel Comfortable" Doing BIP With Chris Harrison

In an exclusive interview with E! News, Bachelorette finalist Ivan Hall spoke out against Chris Harrison following his controversial defense of The Bachelor's Rachael Kirkconnell.

February 23, 2021

Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino Co-Star Bee Vang Says Film "Mainstreamed Anti-Asian Racism"

Bee Vang, who starred with Clint Eastwood in the director's 2008 film Gran Torino, is speaking out against the movie amid recent increases in anti-Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 19, 2021

The Bachelor's Demi Burnett Apologizes for Wearing Confederate Flag Jacket in Resurfaced Photo

After receiving backlash for previously wearing a Confederate flag jacket, Demi Burnett is apologizing for being "a f--king stupid ignorant idiot who didn’t know something I should’ve known."

February 16, 2021

Would Rachel Lindsay Consider Being Next "Bachelor" Host?

After Chris Harrison announced his temporary exit from the show for defending historic racism, the former "Bachelorette" discusses moving forward!

February 16, 2021

Chris Harrison "Stepping Aside" From "Bachelor" After Racism Controversy

The longtime host of the Bachelor franchise announces he will be "stepping aside for a period of time" amid controversy over his defense of Rachael Kirkconnell. Watch.

February 14, 2021

Chris Harrison Is "Stepping Aside" From Bachelor Franchise After "Excusing Historical Racism"

Chris Harrison said he is temporarily stepping back from Bachelor Nation and "will not join for the 'After the Final Rose' special" after receiving backlash for defending Rachael Kirkconnell.

February 13, 2021

Gina Carano Fired From "The Mandalorian" Over Social Media Posts

Lucasfilm announces the actress, who played Cara Dune in the Star Wars franchise, won't be returning due to her "abhorrent and unacceptable" behavior.

February 11, 2021

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Aunt Jemima Unveils its New Name, Pledges $1 Million to "Uplift Black Girls and Women"

Eight months ago, The Quaker Oats Company announced a major change to their Aunt Jemima brand amid the Black Lives Matter movement. See the rebrand below.

February 10, 2021

Morgan Wallen's Sister Defends Country Star Amid N-Word Controversy

Morgan Wallen's sister Ashlyne is coming to her brother's defense after he was condemned online and dropped by his record label and other companies over a video showing him using a racial slur.

February 6, 2021

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Southern Charm's Kathryn Dennis Reflects on Her Controversy & Backlash: "I Was Wrong"

After some called her actions racist, the Bravo star is revealing what she's learned since the incident and how she's growing and becoming a better person.

February 5, 2021

Morgan Wallen's N-Word Fallout

Country music stars speak out against the singer--and problematic "SNL" performer--after video surfaces of Morgan using a racist slur. Details here.

February 4, 2021

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Bubba Wallace Reflects on His Fight for Change in NASCAR: "I Pissed a Lot of People Off"

In conversation with E!'s Justin Sylvester, Bubba Wallace looked back at his call for NASCAR to ban Confederate flags, along with the backlash that came with it.

January 13, 2021

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RHOD's Tiffany Moon Sounds Off on Brandi Redmond's Racist Video Controversy

The Real Housewives of Dallas' new star revealed what she said to Brandi after the clip of her impersonating an Asian woman resurfaced.

January 5, 2021

Leonard Roberts Blames Racism and Ali Larter Conflict for His Heroes Firing

Leonard Roberts broke his silence about his 2007 firing from Heroes, citing racism and on-set tension with his former co-star, Ali Larter. She later issued an apology.

December 17, 2020

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How Southern Charm Finally Addressed Charleston's Slavery Past

In an exclusive interview with E! News, Leva Bonaparte opened up about the removal of a Confederate statue and moving forward from the South's racist history.

December 4, 2020

Real Housewives of Dallas Season 5 Trailer: See Newcomer Dr. Tiffany Moon Confront Brandi Redmond

In this The Real Housewives of Dallas season five first look, newcomer Dr. Tiffany Moon is introduced and makes an impression on the ladies.

November 30, 2020

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The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City's Jen Shah on Racism, Leaving the Mormon Church & More

RHOSLC's new Housewife dishes on everything from season 1 drama to diversity in exclusive interview with E! News

November 11, 2020

RHONY's First Black Cast Member Eboni K. Williams Will "Absolutely" Discuss Race With Co-Stars

During an appearance on Bevelations, Eboni K. Williams revealed how she's approached the topic of race with her Real Housewives of New York City co-stars.

November 6, 2020