For The Ladies: Chris Brown @ “Takers” World Premiere

Photo Credit: Bauer-Griffin

Chris Brown is a Jesse Attica (the runner) in Takers. About his character, “I’m the flashy guy that gets the guys in a lot of trouble at the end of the day,”

A group of professional bank robbers (Michael Ealy, Chris Brown, Paul Walker, Idris Elba and Hayden Christensen), who specialize in spectacular robberies, are pulled into one last job by a recently paroled cohort (T.I) only to be pitted against a hard-boiled detective (Matt Dillon) who interrupts their heist. Wiki

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The Devil
The Devil

And stay the hell out of our conversation, if you're not gonna contribute anything other than more bullshit.

The Devil
The Devil

So do I, but you need to know what the masses are watching and learning also.

It's an extremely elitist mentality to only watch things that interest you and people like you.

That's how you get the Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Air America crowds who only hear about what THEY want to hear about.

In order to really understand what actual people are digesting, you need to actually watch mainstream news, even if it isn't news you want to hear about. It helps you understand your neighbors and co-workers and everybody else who's watching that shit.

I don't like the mainstream media anymore than anybody else, but I know they're too important and too powerful to act like they don't exist.

The Devil
The Devil

Heifer,

WE weren't talking about overseas coverage.

WE were talking about mainstream American culture before YOU butted in our conversation about whether the mainstream American media was biased towards the left or right.

And I whine?

Really?

You're the one who's been stalking me since I made a few nerd jokes and tried to convince me that I'm Hitler or something and I am the one who's whining?

I'm really starting to believe that you are D55.

FallenRawToast
FallenRawToast

While that sort of is classified as "news" it is really just drama, it has no effect on my world, and I really could do with out it. I specifically avoid the media outlets you seem to frequent because they are full of these sort of stories.

I want news, news that actually effects me and my world view. Not examples of individuals who should be culled from the herd.

FallenRawToast
FallenRawToast

Well if they arent controlled by monopolies they controlled by dictators, is that an improvement?

Caitie Harmful
Caitie Harmful

Wow.

You do realize that other countries cover American news stories, right?

Wait.

No, you don't.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

CLEARLY FRT knows who OJ is, that was in LA, i dont tho?

and, clearly FRT DOESNT know what 9/11 was and i do because that happened in NY.

any other events that may have happened that day beyond that, i have no clue about tho.

The Devil
The Devil

Do you not know who Chandra Levy or Monica Lewinsky are either?

How about OJ?

9/11? Did y'all hear about that?

The Devil
The Devil

Really?

You have no idea about the little kid who's stepmama was a body builder and is accused of having something to do with his kidnapping?

Am I the only fuckin' news junkie on this site?

I mean, if you guys are ONLY gonna talk about foreign sources or internet sources or YOUR local news then we can't possibly have this discussion rationally. Your local news, especially New York and LA, which have majority minority populations can't possibly be compared with other markets, which is why I focused on the ones EVERYBODY gets. The national stations.

Because there s NO way you can watch American mainstream news regularly and not know who Kyron Horman is.

It's been dominating news coverage on CNN, Fox, Headline News, and MSNBC for like all summer now.

I mean, the stepmother "allegedly" has something to do with the kids disappearance and then fucks one of the daddy's friends while she's supposed to be lookin' for him.

Pretty entertainin' shit.

The Devil
The Devil

I hate to hear that man.

I was hoping that only in America are we doomed to the Fox, NBC, CNN type monopolies

The Devil
The Devil

Woman, we're having a discussion about biased mainstream American news coverage and your stalkin' ass joins in to talk about some foreign shit?

What did you go to the Damla 55 school of crazy or what?

Caitie Harmful
Caitie Harmful

I just said that I don't watch American news.

YOU FAIL.

GTFO AND TAKE YOUR FUCKING BLOOD SOAKED VAGINA WITH YOU.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

"Our local news is pretty good I feel about covering missing children and adults of all races"

yes. here on the other coast as well.

missing children on ANY Sort of news out of NY, net/tv/radio seems to take presidence? over pretty much everything going on.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

i blame the ooze from which all human life was made myself.

fucking ooze.

FallenRawToast
FallenRawToast

Aye Nancy is a pit bull of justice.

No idea who Kyron Horman is.

I do know that our local news networks here in LA have higher viewerships than some of the news networks you listed for their nightly news. Our local news is pretty good I feel about covering missing children and adults of all races, well I think the Eskimos arent getting fair coverage but the rest are.

FallenRawToast
FallenRawToast

Look at what Lazy wrote and look at what you wrote, talk about putting in your own personal bias in your interpretation.

Seriously if you look through rose enough colored glasses you can see how it is all the damm apes fault for coming out of the damm tree in the first place multi millions of years ago.

FallenRawToast
FallenRawToast

All news is biased.

There is no "free" media in the world, love.

Fixed it for ya :)

The Devil
The Devil

Nancy Grace is the ONLY person in mainstream America who's covered Mitrice Richardson because she's the ONLY ONE that covers missing Latino, Asian, and Black girls with the same vigor as CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and HLN cover Elizabeth Smart or Kyron Horman.

Say what you will about Nancy Grace, she doesn't care about anything but justice most of the time. Watch her show. See how different the coverage of missing people are compared with Fox, CNN, and MSNBC

The Devil
The Devil

Absolutely not.

Did I say that?

I'm talking about the NEWS NARRATIVE of the story.

If it was me. I would've taken those pictures I sent to my girlfriend and her mother straight to the media and owned that fuckin' company once they fired me.

The Devil
The Devil

Yeah, that's right because there are no Asian, Latino, or Black people who are upper class and have daughters and have been kidnapped in the past 10 years. Only White people are middle or upper class and get kidnapped.

Are you serious?

The Devil
The Devil

All American news is biased.

There is no "free" media in America, love.

FallenRawToast
FallenRawToast

I dont know if she is the black Natalie or Elizabeth, but our local news here has been looking for Mitrice Richardson for almost a year now.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

"Hell, the motive was the fact that he'd been called "nigger" and there were nooses being hung at work. RACISM WAS THE MOTIVE of the shooting?"

please dont tell me this is aa VIABLE excuse for going on a shooting spree.

i get called names at work all the time, that means i can kill mad people?

so i guess the torture 2 high school kids bare gives them the right and makes it OK to go on a spree killing.

and for the RECORD, and maybe this means im racist against whites... when i hear "Spree killing" i AUTOMATICALLY think its a white person cause charles whitman and columbine come to mind.

so i guess im racist againt whites.

lazydayz
lazydayz

Yes, and only when the allegations of racism came out was his picture displayed prominently because that is when his race became relevant.

I dunno where the black Holloway or Smart are. I'll go kidnap an upper-middle class black girl and you can be first to break the story.

Caitie Harmful
Caitie Harmful

We don't watch biased bullshit news.

Big difference, love.

The Devil
The Devil

How could you not know the guy was black?

They showed pictures of the guy on EVERY news channel.

They talked to his girlfriend's mother(who was white). She said that he'd sent them all kinds of graphic images of what was being written on bathroom walls.

Hell, the motive was the fact that he'd been called "nigger" and there were nooses being hung at work. RACISM WAS THE MOTIVE of the shooting?

So, they couldn't even talk about the story without mentioning race.

IT WOULDNT MAKE SENSE TO EVEN COVER IT WITHOUT MENTIONING THAT HE WAS Black.

Just admit you don't watch news and get it over with.

And I did prove bias.

Where's the Black Natalie Holloway or Elizabeth Smart?

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

*let me point out, local NBC station news, is NOT the same as MSNBC.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

real quick...

heres how i found out the guy was black...

1. i heard the story on cbs880. man in connecticut kills 2, possibly more because he got laid off. that was basically the original story

2. continued updates all day on 880.

3. got home, walked into my kitchen, while i was cooking myself food, the TV was on the news downstairs, which was news12 and they talked about the story, i was cooking mind you and LISTENING to it, not watching it, as i was upstairs in my kitchen.

4. got to work the next day, they had a picture of the dude on the front of the newspaper.

cbs880 nor the local news reported his race.

when i got home, i popped the news on to see cause that kinda thing u never really "get" the full true story, so i popped on like channell 2, ran the story... not ONE MENTION of his, or in fact his victims respective races. went down to ask my father something around 11, it was the lead story, he had on news4 NBC... same thing.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

"He turns me off."

well, do tell what kind of man turns you on, maybe the staff here will do a post of whomever that is that turns you on in the near future.

FallenRawToast
FallenRawToast

I constantly have talk/news radio on in the background, "right wing" talk radio at that, and I had no idea he was black.

Apparently, the color of his skin is only important to liberal TV networks that are supposedly enlightened, like CNN, MSNBC, etc.

Only national news network I watch is CNBC, all the important telivised news I need.

lazydayz
lazydayz

The burden isn't on me. You're claiming this bias, and you've yet to prove it.

Again, you either misread, misinterpret or ignore what I'm saying. I said on my local stations they never MENTION race. I'm saying they ignore it when it's a black dude, and embrace it when it's a white dude. They SHOW black criminals constantly because they commit all the violent crime in my area. Phil just gave a perfect example with the guy who went nuts after he got fired. I had no clue he was black til days after the story broke. And the family has to claim there was a racial factor involved. Bullshit, the guy was a fucking loony.

And yeah, the news has their priorities all out of whack. That's nothing new. And that has nothing to do with the white collar crimes of Wall Street being committed by white people. If they were a bunch of rich corporate black dudes it would have been ignored all the same. That's because these are crimes being committed behind closed doors. When the Madoff scandal came out, they were all over that shit, were they not?

You know, it's people like you, and Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, and sadly now the NAACP(considering they were such an important part of black cultural advancement in the past) grasping at straws and trying to create racial issues over nothing that is actually perpetuating racism.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

um, there was at LEAST 3 polanski threads here...

and should i be outraged at the lack of coverage now that basically the charges look like they are gonna be dropped?

yeah its the moejackson staff hating on whitey since pretty much the rapee wants the charges dropped, and they refused to extridite him.

basicially the case is over.

but did they do a post on THAT?

or did they 3-5 threads on him being a molester?

dude. cmon.

like the other dude said, Chris Brown was at the premiere for a movie event that his NAME IS ON THE POSTER.... A MOVIE EVENT THAT THIS WEBSITE COVERED LIVE BY STREAMING VIDEO.

so they are just supposed to IGNORE the fact that they had like 6 sets of pictures from the premiere, and just leave out chris browns cause ONE memeber is gonna get upset cause people are gonna (rightly fucking so) tear this douchebag a new asshole?

cmon man. stop thinking the world is out to get chris brown.

they did just as much on polanksi's bullshit as chris browns. u know that.

the outrage on polanskis thread from the people HERE, which is what you were originally saying, NOT "hollywood" in general sticking up for him... was the same or WORSE for polanski than it was for brown.

and in regardles to THAT, how is half of hollywood standing UP for polanski ANY DIFFERENT than HALF THE FUCKING HIP HOP WORLD putting chris brown on tracks?!?!? thats the SAME FUCKING THING. by NOT boycotting chris brown and putting him on your track, you are SUPPORTING HIM.

how is half of hollywood supporting polanksi any LESS or MORE offensive than half of the hip hop world, and a good portion of hollywood as shown by chris brown being at awards shows and NO ONE boycotting them?

its the SAME THING.

and in Polanksi V Brown here its the SAME FUCKING OUT COME.

Polanski's accuser wants the charges dropped.

the ONLY REASON chris brown ISNT IN JAIL is cause rhianna refused to testify. she was informed of what his plea bargin would be, and she AGREED TO IT. she didnt say, no i want to testify, she basically said... oh, he can just walk with probation.

there is no difference in anyway. black or white.

so i dont see what the problem is here with charlie sheen. if the people who run the site DONT WANT TO DO A POST, they run the fucking site, they can post whatever they want.

if they dont feel that charlie sheens case is as important at this point in time as chris browns, thats THEIR CHOICE. its THEIR SITE.

Caitie Harmful
Caitie Harmful

Oh, it was a black dude.

I didn't know that.

Also, I could give a fuck what his race is.

Why? Because he's just a human that snapped and killed eight people. His race isn't an issue. It really isn't...unless you WANT it to be an issue. Or you're looking for something when there's nothing really there.

Just sayin'.

*wipes the massive amounts of shit from this thread off the bottom of her shoe*

Carry on.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

funny, that "black guy who went nuts" not ONE LOCAL NEWS STATION in the tri-state area (NY, NJ, Connecticutt) reported his race.

just the story.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

wow u watch CNN? i wouldve thought u were boycotting them after last week CNN basically reported a heinous racial stereotype, blacks cant swim, as a FACT.

after that i would think u would be up in arms. i know i am after that. thats pretty heinous.

anyone else happen to see that?

The Devil
The Devil

EXACTLY!!!!

Which is why it's horseshit that everybody acts like the only reason Sheen's not getting talked about is because he's not "out at events". Neither was Polanski and people still seemed outraged and there were still posts about it.

And oh yeah,

Half of Hollywood DEFENDED Roman Polanski. Hell, people like Johnny Deep and a ton of other people signed a petition saying he shouldn't be prosecuted.

The Devil
The Devil

Chris Brown was one of the BIGGEST stars in music before this Rihanna shit. He's a much bigger star than any of the other people in it except, T.I. and a few other people. He'd be on the poster 2 years ago.

The Devil
The Devil

You have yet to be able to claim it's "horseshit".

As you were wrong about never seeing Black or Latino suspects on TV, when anybody who watches TV EVER knows that Blacks and Latinos dominate "Cops" and local news TV station. Michael Moore illustrated in "Bowling For Columbine" that the media spent soooo much time talking about Black and Latino crime that they just ignored oh, Wall Street committing the biggest crimes in HISTORY, which would destroy the whole world's economy.

When have you ever seen a Black, Latino, or Asian girl going missing get the same press as Natalie Holloway or Elizabeth Smart?

How bout never.

The only times that White crimes take precedent over Black or Latino crimes is when some idiot goes postal and shoots up a school or museum or does some other crazy shit. Inner city crime has become so commonly talked about that everybody's just used to it.

I suggest you watch your news better.

The Devil
The Devil

I live in the Chi-Town area. And the suspects are ALWAYS identified, whether they are White, Black, or whatever.

Hell, the biggest national crime story of the last week was that Black guy who went nuts in Connecticut and shot 8 people after being fired.

Have you not been watching CNN, MSNBC, or any other news station?

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

as forthe MOVIE its a fucking ensamble piece genius.

i said he was getting movie roles.

his name is on the poster.

Matt Dillon and Jay Hernandaz arent on the poster either...

should i be on here whining and bitching that this movies producers and such have a problem with white actors, since out of the 6 people, two are white, and 4 are black? let alone should i gleen from the movie poster that they dispise and hate and are racist towards mexicans since jay hernandez isnt on the poster?

no.

clearly the movie is an ENSAMBLE PIECE... its NO ONES MOVIE... like Resivor Dogs, or its a mad mad mad mad mad mad world.

but he has a ROLE, AND HIS NAME IS ON THE POSTER.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

no, your generally asking US why WE are up in arms about chris brown (in a chris brown post) but not about charlie sheen and asking us why they dont post something about charlie sheen.

i have no clue. i suggested that you email them because, well, do the peopel who run this site comment on like every post everyday?

NO.

jackson NEVER comments

and moe comments once every 3 days.

so CLEARLY they arent going to see your "outrage" on a lack of charlie sheen posts.

so, sure u can feel free to ask it here, but chances are, you arent going to0 get a response from the people that matter, AND if you really were as outraged as you make youself out to be, you would proceed to take it to the source.

not ask people who dont RUN this site.

Phillip McCracken
Phillip McCracken

just for a refresher... they did HOW MUCH coverage here about Roman Polanksi when it came back up?

lazydayz
lazydayz

No, I get my news from all over the place. I don't watch one station and I rarely watch FoxNews because they ARE extremely biased but at least they're fucking honest about race and aren't so afraid of being labeled racists that they can describe criminals in detail.

Of course, the news always shows black and latino gangbangers; they're the ones committing all the violent crime.

And no. I don't know how it is where you live, but the network stations here rarely identify assailants as black or African-American.

lazydayz
lazydayz

He was never charged or accused of attempted murder. His wife said he threatened him with a knife to the throat. That is not attempted murder. It's assault.

Anyway, I'm not trying to defend Charlie Sheen. He is a scumbag. Along with Mel Gibson. And no, the photos of Oksana with her teeth punched out were said to have been doctored.

I've been right here the whole time.

If I do make a point, you ignore it and just pick apart trivial parts of my comment, because you're oblivious to the fact that this racial bias you see in the media is complete horseshit.

The Devil
The Devil

Yeah, that's right douchebag.

Nobody EVER says that Black people commit crime on national TV. When you hear about people getting shot on local news, they NEVER show Black or Latino gangbangers.

Where do you get your news GLEN BECK or somebody.

The Devil
The Devil

Um, Mel Gibson didn't punch Oksana in the face, knock two of her teeth out and give her a concussion?

A witness didn't just come out and say that they witnessed Mel pulling a gun out on the girl?

Where the fuck you been at, dumbass.

I mean, if you gonna make a point, at least be right?

The Devil
The Devil

What the hell are you talking about?

OJ went through what he went through his domestic violence shit, IN THE '80s. His murder trial was in the mid '90s. I mean. If you were born the day OJ was acquitted. . . You're in high-school now.

Chris Brown and Charlie Sheen are comparable because they happened in the same time period 2008/2009. They're both celebrities at the SAME time dooing the SAME shit. Even somebody as irrational as you Phil should know the difference.

Hell, if we can switch eras, then I can start talking about all the lynchings and crazy shit that happend to Native Americans that White people didn't get prosecutors for.