‘Rock’ and Roll! Inside Alfonso Ribeiro’s Son Anders’ Dump Truck-Fueled 2nd Birthday Party

For Alfonso Ribeiro‘s son Anders Reyn, his 2nd birthday was a rockin’ good time!

Ribeiro’s younger son with wife Angela turned 2 on April 30, celebrating his milestone that day with Mom and Dad plus 3½-year-old brother Alfonso “AJ” Lincoln. Held in a home near L.A., the stony soirée also included about 15 other kids and their parents.

“Anders is currently obsessed with rocks, so we figured it would be fun to incorporate that into the theme,” Angela tells PEOPLE of the inspiration behind the party. “We had rock painting and lots of Hape dump trucks (the most adorable toy trucks ever!) full of rocks to play with. He absolutely loved it!”

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alum, 45, and his wife of four years invited Anders’ pals from his music class. Other notable guests? Close friends (and fellow ’90s television mainstay actors) Beverley Mitchell and Donald Faison, with their respective families.

Attendees noshed on various goodies, but the crown-jewel treat was an adorable cupcake pull-apart creation from Polkatots Cupcakes — decorated like a dump truck, complete with edible rocks.

“Polkatots never disappoints!” Angela tells PEOPLE. “They also made small side cakes for Anders, and we tried to get him to go for it, but he’s not a cake boy. He simply won’t eat cake, unlike the rest of us. He preferred the Oreo dirt pudding cups I made instead.”

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“The rock painting was a big hit, as the kids were able to take their rocks home, along with their dump truck-themed backpacks and sketch pads from Stephen Joseph Gifts, personalized with Mabel’s Labels,” Angela tells PEOPLE of the day’s activities between bites.

And while the family didn’t send their guests home empty-handed, Angela explains that they did request a very simple substitution for traditional presents for the birthday boy.

“In lieu of gifts, we asked everyone to bring a cool rock, whether it was from their backyard or the side of the road,” she says, adding that “the rocks were Anders’ favorite part” of the day. “And sure enough, I’ve never seen a happier 2-year-old.”

Of Anders’ budding personality, Angela says, “He’s a curious little guy … very observant and thoughtful, but he can also be very loud and animated like his brother. He has a very sweet and relaxed temperament.”

With reporting by ANYA LEON

Liam Payne on 10-Year Age Gap Between Himself and Cheryl: ‘We Don’t Like to Talk About’ When We Met

Liam Payne is officially on the solo-music scene.

The former One Direction member debuted his first single “Strip That Down” Friday morning, chatting to BBC Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw on The Radio 1 Breakfast Show about his new musical ventures and life at home.

Payne, 23, and his girlfriend Cheryl welcomed their first child, son Bear Grey, in March. And up until now, the singer hasn’t spoken too heavily about the couple’s relationship — or their 10-year age difference — when asked.

But when Grimshaw jokes that the singer is “still, like, 12” while talking about how much career potential Payne still has ahead of him, the latter replies with a laugh about his 33-year-old love, “’s going to be really offended that you called me 12.”

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When Grimshaw approached the subject of the couple meeting when Payne first appeared on The X Factor at age 14, he replied, “We don’t like to talk about that” before quickly changing gears and promising the host they could talk about it in private.

The new solo artist did touch briefly on his life as a father (“I’m proper dadding out all the time”), saying that having a baby was “a pretty mad bit about the year” and revealing that he has shared parenting tips with fellow new dad Russell Brand, whom he shared a recent flight with.

“Everybody downloads one app that is like, the put-the-baby-to-sleep app,” Payne says. “For us, it’s the hair-dryer sound. Every individual baby has their own little noise — ‘Oh, we like Ocean Tide number 11,’ or whatever it is. So it’s like an album going around of baby sleeping noises.”

“You should make an album of that,” Grimshaw says, with Payne joking in reply, “That’s what I was going for with this .”

 

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The singer shared in a Thursday interview with The Sun that his friends teased him after he met the Girls Aloud alum for the first time, whom he “always, always had a crush on” and famously gave a wink to at the end of his X Factor audition.

“I got back to school the next day and when my friends saw it they were literally ripping the piss out of me. Now they can’t say it didn’t work,” he said, joking, “The wink is powerful, it has powers beyond its own means. I have to be careful — it’s a licensed weapon in the UK.”

Payne further divulged to The Sun that there is a song on his upcoming album about a time when Cheryl was thinking about ending the relationship, calling the tune’s inspiration, “basically a phone call that happened between me and her when she was about to let it go.”

“This is a long time ago. And it’s basically me trying to cling on and say, ‘No, no, no it’s all going to work out, don’t worry about it, give it time,’ ” he explained.

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The duo have obviously come a long way from those days, with a relationship Payne called “amazing” and a new little boy — whom the new dad let Cheryl name for one very good reason.

“I said to her, ‘Look, you gave birth to him, at the end of the day you carried him around for nine months, I think you have the right to choose the name,’ ” Payne told The Sun, adding of Bear’s nickname, “We do we call him Cub sometimes. It is true, which makes me daddy Bear and we all eat porridge in the morning and mine’s too soft!”

And how is Cheryl’s support when it comes to her beau’s new solo-music journey? “Obviously I’ve just started being a dad and also I’m promoting my single and she gives me no bother about it,” Payne continued.

“She’s like, ‘You’ve got to go out and do your job, do your job.’ That’s how she is with it, and Bear’s beautiful and I love him and I miss him terribly.”

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Marriage may not be on the table for the couple anytime soon or ever — “I see marriage as more of a religious thing and I’m not really a religious person,” Payne said — but he insists it’s not what’s important.

“We have a baby together — you know, our love for each other can’t be more serious, so it is what it is I guess,” he told The Sun.

“Strip That Down,” co-written by Ed Sheeran and featuring Quavo, is available now.

Julia Roberts Says George Clooney Doesn’t Need Parenting Advice: ‘It’s a Trial and Error and a Whole Lot of Tears’

 

Julia Roberts is a mom of three with twins of her own. But when it comes to pal George Clooney‘s two little ones on the way, it’s something he’s going to be figuring out as he goes.

“It’s gonna be so fun — they are a great couple, and they don’t need advice from me or anybody else,” she told Ellen DeGeneres on Friday of the actor and his international human rights lawyer wife Amal, admitting that she has given Clooney some advice but not elaborating on the specifics.

“Also, nobody’s there with you at 3:00 in the morning when you’re just going, ‘What am I doing?’ ” says Roberts, 49, with a laugh. ” ‘Where did they come from, and when are they going?’ ”

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The reigning PEOPLE World’s Most Beautiful Woman has been deep in that new-parent stage herself twice: once with twins Phinnaeus “Finn” and Hazel, now 12, and once with son Henry Daniel, 9½.

“You get through it and you figure it out,” she says. “Everybody does, and it’s a trial and error and a whole lot of tears. And it’s amazing. I have three incredible kids, and to think about when they were teeny tiny. It goes so fast.”

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The Money Monster star shares that she never calls her two older children “the twins” — “they seem like stranger kids” when she hears them referred to in that way.

“They’re very different. I don’t think of them as similar at all, just kind of the same height,” Roberts jokes of Hazel and Finn. “And a very close birthday.”

“How far apart?” DeGeneres asks.

“A minute,” Roberts replies.

Swedish Authorities Drop Rape Charges Against WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange but He Might Still Face Arrest in U.K.

Julian Assange is no longer being investigated for sexual assault in Sweden.

In a statement released online Friday morning, Sweden’s director of public prosecutions Marianne Ny says authorities have moved to drop their investigation of the Australian WikiLeaks founder, revoking the Swedish arrest warrant against him.

“At this point, all possibilities to conduct the investigation are exhausted. In order to proceed with the case, Julian Assange would have to be formally notified of the criminal suspicions against him,” part of the statement reads. “We cannot expect to receive assistance from Ecuador regarding this. Therefore the investigation is discontinued.”

The history of the investigation dates back to 2010, when two women came forward to accuse Assange, 45, of sexual assault and rape. According to USA Today, he has denied these allegations and been living at the Ecuadorean embassy in London for five years, where he was granted diplomatic asylum in 2012.

“The motive is that there is no reason to believe that the decision to surrender him to Sweden can be executed in the foreseeable future,” Ny said in the statement.

Assange celebrated the news by posting a smiling photo on his personal Twitter account.

pic.twitter.com/dDvB1Vekhg

— Julian Assange (@JulianAssange) May 19, 2017

However, Ny didn’t rule out the possibility of renewing the investigation, adding, “If he, at a later date, makes himself available, I will be able to decide to resume the investigation immediately.”

NPR‘s Frank Langfitt reports that Assange’s fear of extradition to Sweden would lead to him being extradited to the United States, “where he could face trial for leaking hundreds of thousands of secret diplomatic and military documents.”

UK states it will arrest Assange regardless & refuses to confirm or deny whether it has already received an extradition request from the US.

— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) May 19, 2017

British law enforcement made it clear that they would still take legal action regarding Assange should the need arise, and that the decision from Sweden does not affect other reasons for his potential arrest for a “less serious offense”

“Westminster Magistrates’ Court issued a warrant for the arrest of Julian Assange following him failing to surrender to the court on June 29, 2012,” Metropolitan Police said in a statement. “The Metropolitan Police Service is obliged to execute that warrant should he leave the embassy.”

Statement following decision re: the Swedish authorities investigation into Julian Assange https://t.co/i8wH1DngAR pic.twitter.com/luEKhf64jD

— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) May 19, 2017

“Now that the situation has changed and the Swedish authorities have discontinued their investigation into that matter, Mr Assange remains wanted for a much less serious offense,” they said. “The MPS will provide a level of resourcing which is proportionate to that offense.”

Mark Ronson’s Wife Joséphine de La Baume Files for Divorce After 5 Years

Mark Ronson and wife Joséphine de La Baume are calling it quits after five years.

The French actress, singer and model, 32, has filed for divorce from Ronson, citing irreconcilable differences, according to E! News.

TMZ reports that de La Baume is asking for spousal support from the 41-year-old English DJ and music producer, listing their separation date as April 21, 2017.

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Ronson and de La Baume tied the knot in September 2011 amid friends and family in a ceremony. The couple do not have children.

Aside from appearing in various French films, De La Baume has modeled extensively for Agent Provocateur — the same lingerie brand that Ronson’s ex Daisy Lowe has been the face of in the past. Ronson has taken home multiple Grammys — most notably for his work with Amy Winehouse and Bruno Mars.

This will be the first marriage and divorce for both. Ronson was previously engaged to Rashida Jones in 2003.

Can’t Hardly Wait Star Ethan Embry Reveals He Has Been Battling Opiate Addiction for 6 Years

Ethan Embry has revealed he has been battling opiate addiction for the last six years – including prescription painkillers and black tar heroin.

The star of the iconic teen dramedy Can’t Hardly Wait, who says he is now clean, spoke out in a series of tweets in response to news that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered federal prosecutors to seek the harshest possible criminal penalties for drug offenders.

“Opiate OD is the leading cause of preventable death in America at 50k last year alone. It’s a health not a criminal one Mr Sessions,” the 38-year-old actor tweeted Friday.

“For decades we have told addicts that their behavior deserves punishment. That they should be locked away for their addictions,” he continued. “All that accomplishes is multiplying the shame that us addicts experience. It forces us to hide our addictions until it’s too late for help. So many people have died because they were afraid and ashamed. This memo from Sessions does nothing to address that. It only makes it worse.”

First they attack our access to affordable treatment, then they send a memo that our sick should be thrown away and treated like criminals

— Ethan Embry (@EmbryEthan) May 12, 2017

For decades we have told addicts that their behavior deserves punishment. That they should be locked away for their addictions.

— Ethan Embry (@EmbryEthan) May 12, 2017

So many people have died because they were afraid and ashamed. This memo from Sessions does nothing to address that. It only makes it worse.

— Ethan Embry (@EmbryEthan) May 12, 2017

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Embry — who is also known for his appearances in ’90s classics Empire Records and That Thing You Do!, as well as in his recurring role as Carter in The Walking Dead — went on to discuss his own past with addiction.

“I was stuck in a cycle of running through a subutex script and smoking tar for about two straight years. 6 years ago today I started my kick,” he tweeted Sunday. “If you are strung out on opiates and want to stop-but the fear of the kick is keeping you from it- I won’t lie it f—ing sucks.”

The actor invites his followers to direct message him for support and tips to help them through the difficult parts of getting clean, promising “there is an end in sight” and encouraging them to “find someone you can trust to walk you through it and get tough.”

I was stuck in a cycle of running through a subutex script and smoking tar for about two straight years. 6 years ago today I started my kick

— Ethan Embry (@EmbryEthan) May 14, 2017

@azdilla31 None yet. Pretty sure I’ll have today in the bag. Might even get cocky and claim I’ll be clean tomorrow. But after that its fingers crossed.

— Ethan Embry (@EmbryEthan) May 14, 2017

My DM’s are open if you need any help getting through the kick. There are little tricks that helped get me lessen the pain.

— Ethan Embry (@EmbryEthan) May 14, 2017

Life won’t get any easier for us when we sober up. But I do promise you’ll be better at dealing with what comes at you clean.

— Ethan Embry (@EmbryEthan) May 14, 2017

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Embry shares that working out at the gym has helped him and admits that though he is clean now, he is still struggling with the challenge of with staying that way.

“None yet,” he replies when asked if he’s had any slip-ups. “Pretty sure I’ll have today in the bag. Might even get cocky and claim I’ll be clean tomorrow. But after that its fingers crossed.”

Sessions’ eight-paragraph memo, dated May 10, called for prosecutors to “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense” … “including mandatory minimum sentences.” The memo went on to implore careful consideration of “whether an exception may be justified.”

From Jerseys to Onesies! Derek Jeter Flanked by Pregnant Wife Hannah as He’s Honored at Yankee Stadium

Derek Jeter may be finished with one No. 2, but he’s about to see a lot more of it — in a very different context — when his first child arrives.

The retired New York Yankees shortstop made an appearance at Yankee Stadium Sunday evening with his expectant wife Hannah Davis Jeter as his famous jersey number — 2 — was retired, to honor his storied career with the team.

Jeter, 42, and his wife took some time to pose for photos alongside a replica of his newly unveiled dedication plaque. The mom-to-be looked radiant, showing off her baby bump under a calf-length fitted white dress and long tan overcoat.

“I got a chance to play for a first-class organization and in front of the greatest fans in the history of sports.” https://t.co/DgjCds576d pic.twitter.com/pMj4mSed5H

— New York Yankees (@Yankees) May 15, 2017

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Before Jeter threw the first pitch against the Houston Astros, he took a few moments to address the crowd during the dedication ceremony in honor of his almost-two-decade career with the legendary franchise (he retired in 2014).

“When you play here in New York for 20 years, I learned that the time flies, memories fade, but the family is forever,” he said. “And I’ll be eternally grateful to be a part of the Yankees family.”

Jeter’s records with the team include but aren’t limited to five World Series championships, an 11-year run as team captain, 14 All-Star games, 3,465 hits and numerous awards.

The Captain. Forever immortalized. pic.twitter.com/0BPYp43Hiy

— New York Yankees (@Yankees) May 14, 2017

He did it his way. #JeterNight pic.twitter.com/IwALHvJ1xv

— New York Yankees (@Yankees) May 15, 2017

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The couple’s appearance Sunday night — on Mother’s Day, fittingly — comes three months after Hannah Davis Jeter, 27, revealed that she was expecting a baby girl later this year.

“Pregnant with our first child, Derek and I are looking to the future,” the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit star wrote in an essay for The Players’ Tribune.

And though the rest of the world will likely always regard her husband as a sports superstar, as Davis Jeter added of her daughter and any future siblings, “They’re going to have to be some strong little people. We don’t want them to be defined by their dad’s name — for them, we want him to just be ‘Dad.’

“That will be the piece of him they’ll have that the rest of the world doesn’t. It will be special, and it will be theirs,” she continued.

Sons of Guns Alum Will Hayden Sentenced to Life for Rape of Two Preteen Girls

Former Sons of Guns star Will Hayden will spend the rest of his life behind bars, The Advocate of Baton Rogue reports.

On Thursday, the reality-television alum, 51, was sentenced in a Louisiana courtroom to two life sentences in prison plus 40 more years for raping two preteen girls after he was convicted in April.

WFLA reports that Hayden will not be eligible for suspension of sentence, probation or parole.

Hayden was found guilty on April 7 for the rape of two young girls decades apart: one in the 1990s when the victim was 12 or 13, and one in 2014 when the victim was 12, according to WAFB. (The victims are now 15 and 37 years old, The Advocate reports.)

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Will Hayden, ex-“Sons of Guns” star, sentenced to life in prison plus 40 years on East Baton Rouge rape convictions https://t.co/JamCYqPiZu

— The Advocate (@theadvocatebr) May 11, 2017

Following Hayden’s guilty verdict in April, District Attorney Hillar Moore III discussed one of the victim’s testimony at trial, saying, “This was a young child that was raped at a very young age and she chose to testify in front of the jury, in front of her abuser, and she actually threw up five times while testifying,” Moore said.

It was not immediately clear if Hayden planned to appeal his conviction and sentence.

Sons of Guns ran from 2011 to 2014, getting cancelled following Hayden’s arrest. The Discovery Channel series chronicled the Hayden’s family-owned Louisiana custom firearms business. Episodes often showed Hayden and his adult daughter, Stephanie, helping customers find weapons, including rifles. Other scenes showed the process of making the guns, images from firing ranges and ammunition tips.

J.K. Rowling Begs Fans Not to Buy Handwritten Harry Potter Prequel Stolen in Burglary

J.K. Rowling is asking her fans to cast a Lumos spell in the hopes of helping police solve a pretty serious case.

The Harry Potter author used Twitter Friday to send out an open call, pleading with her followers not to buy a handwritten, one-of-a-kind copy of a prequel to the iconic series that was stolen in a burglary last month in Kings Heath, Birmingham, England.

“PLEASE DON’T BUY THIS IF YOU’RE OFFERED IT,” tweeted Rowling, 51. “Originally auctioned for @englishpen, the owner supported writers’ freedoms by bidding for it.”

PLEASE DON’T BUY THIS IF YOU’RE OFFERED IT. Originally auctioned for @englishpen, the owner supported writers’ freedoms by bidding for it. https://t.co/ljEQyyj9yY

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 12, 2017

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The story, personally written by Rowling, was auctioned off for charity. Plucked from the owner’s home between April 13 and 24 along with an undisclosed amount of jewelry, the handwritten, highly valuable piece exists on the front and back of a 6-by-8-inch postcard.

West Midlands Police in England are calling for Rowling’s fans to assist in spreading their message of an appeal, with Investigating Officer PC Paul Jauncey writing, “The only people who will buy this unique piece are true Harry Potter fans. We are appealing to anyone who sees, or is offered this item for sale, to contact police.”

.@jk_rowling The story, penned personally by @jk_rowling over 2 sides of an A5 postcard is extremely valuable & stolen during a burglary in #KingsHeath pic.twitter.com/Aio04lVjFt

— West Midlands Police (@WMPolice) May 12, 2017

West Midland law-enforcement officials are asking anyone who knows the whereabouts of the story to contact them.

Brave Family Pooch Chases Away Bear After It Wanders into Backyards for a Swim

As summer approaches, people — and animals — are finding creative ways to cool down.

One example? A black bear in Bradbury, California, who got into a backyard swimming pool Tuesday and enjoyed a few minutes of a refreshing cool down around.

In a video from Sky5 shown on KTLA 5, the bear can be seen exiting the pool area after his dip by climbing over its screened-in enclosure.

KTLA reports that it was trash day in the neighborhood and that the bear had a red tag on his ear, signaling that “wildlife officials know come this close to people before.”

Twenty minutes later, the curious mammal wandered onto a property where a guard dog was on duty and promptly chased the intruder away from the house.

The dog in question, named Ba Bao, was “the hero” of the incident, according to his owner Eddie Hsu.

“He’s my hero today,” Bradbury resident Hsu told KTLA, adding that it’s a “very frightening” situation considering his two young children are usually playing outside in the afternoon.

 

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Resident Mike Tavakkoli told KTLA that the same bear had wandered into his garage and taken the contents of his fridge, knocking items in the space around as it foraged.

“They went into the refrigerator and ate all the food and made a mess out of the garage,” Tavakkoli said.

ESPN Broadcaster Chris Berman’s Wife Kathy Killed in Car Crash

Kathy Berman, the wife of legendary ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman, has died in a car accident, ESPN reports. She was 67.

The accident occurred in rural Connecticut, near the town of Woodbury. The driver of the other car involved in the incident, 87-year-old Edward Bertulis, also died in the incident.

“This is a devastating tragedy and difficult to comprehend,” ESPN president John Skipper said in a statement Wednesday. “Chris is beloved by all his ESPN colleagues and for good reason: He has a huge heart and has given so much to so many over the years.”

Statement from ESPN President John Skipper on the passing of Chris Berman’s wife, Kathy: pic.twitter.com/xn3e854au1

— ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) May 10, 2017

Continued Skipper, “We know how much his family means to him and all we can do at a moment like this is give him the love and support he will surely need at this hour. Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris, Meredith, Doug and the entire family.”

Kathy was a teacher, who was married to Chris for 33 years. She is survived by her husband and the couple’s two children, Douglas and Meredith.

John Oliver Wasn’t Behind the FCC’s Website Problems, Agency Says (But Not Everyone Believes Them)

The Federal Communications Commission is reporting that a cyberattack is responsible for their website’s recent performance delays — not John Oliver‘s call for his viewers to inundate the site with comments calling for net neutrality.

“Beginning on Sunday night at midnight, our analysis reveals that the FCC was subject to multiple distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDos),” FCC Chief Information Officer Dr. David Bray said in a statement released Monday.

“These were deliberate attempts by external actors to bombard the FCC’s comment system with a high amount of traffic to our commercial cloud host,” Bray continues. “These actors were not attempting to file comments themselves; rather they made it difficult for legitimate commenters to access and file with the FCC.”

The statement comes after Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight, in which Oliver, 40, called upon his audience to visit gofccyourself.com (which redirects people to the FCC website) to preserve its rules related to net neutrality — the ideology that Internet service providers should hold no bias to slow down and/or block the content of specific websites and applications.

The @FCC_CIO has issued a statement on the DDoS attacks on the FCC comment system: https://t.co/yhBrieL9S6

— The FCC (@FCC) May 8, 2017

Here’s our follow up piece on Net Neutrality from last night…https://t.co/YQfmMPycg7

— John Oliver (@iamjohnoliver) May 8, 2017

You can visit https://t.co/IO1tIHnfBU and urge the FCC to keep strong net neutrality rules backed by Title II.

— John Oliver (@iamjohnoliver) May 8, 2017

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As the Washington Post reports, some are skeptical of the FCC’s claim about the hacking incident.

Fight for the Future, a digital-rights advocacy group, released its own statement Monday in which campaign director Evan Greer said, “The FCC’s statement today raises a lot of questions, and the agency should act immediately to ensure that voices of the public are not being silenced as it considers a move that would affect every single person that uses the Internet.”

Greer summarizes an opinion of two “possible scenarios”:  one in which the organization is “being intentionally misleading” about what actually happened, or they’re telling the truth and the person or persons behind the DDoS attack did it purposely following Oliver’s broadcast “to actively prevent people from commenting in support of keeping the Title II net neutrality rules that millions of people fought for in 2015.”

We call for FCC to release their logs to an independent analyst, after FCC claims that their site was hacked: https://t.co/i3y72eHniJ pic.twitter.com/BQtZTytA1s

— Fight for the Future (@fightfortheftr) May 8, 2017

PRESS STATEMENT: The @FCC has a responsibility to maintain a functioning website to receive comments from the public https://t.co/i3y72eHniJ pic.twitter.com/UTLThvSyZF

— Fight for the Future (@fightfortheftr) May 9, 2017

“Given ’s open hostility toward net neutrality, and the telecom industry’s long history of astroturfing and paying shady organizations to do their dirty work, either of these scenarios should be concerning for anyone who cares about government transparency, free speech, and the future of the Internet,” Greer continues.

“The FCC should immediately release its logs to an independent security analyst or major news outlet to verify exactly what happened last night,” he also said. “The public deserves to know, and the FCC has a responsibility to maintain a functioning website and ensure that every member of the public who wants to submit a comment about net neutrality has the ability to do so. Anything less is a subversion of our democracy.”

OITNB Star Jamie Denbo, 43, Told She’s ‘Too Old’ to Play a 57-Year-Old Man’s Wife

Jamie Denbo is speaking out against sexist age restrictions in Hollywood.

The actress, known for her role as Ginsberg on Orange Is the New Black, posted a series of tweets Wednesday after she was told she was past the age limit for a role.

“I was just informed that at the age of 43, I am TOO OLD to play the wife of a 57 year old,” Denbo wrote, following it up with, “Oh, the characters also have an 18 year-old daughter. I am TOO OLD to be the mother of an 18 year-old.”

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The actor in question, whom Denbo doesn’t name, is already cast — and she hasn’t missed the fact that the request for his onscreen wife’s age limit doesn’t match his real-life situation.

“The real wife of the 57 year-old actor is EASILY AT LEAST 50. But this f— wants to be tv married to a 38 year-old -TOPS,” she tweeted.

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“This is a FIRST marriage, btw. Not a re-wife. Which would make a little more sense,” Denbo added. “F— HOLLYWOOD.”

Followers of the actress pleaded with her to reveal the identity of the actor but she refused, tweeting only, “Would love to. But I don’t want to ruin this guy for you. He is an “American treasure.”

@Celiaceruolo Would love to. But I don’t want to ruin this guy for you. He is an “American treasure”.

— Jamie Denbo (@jamiedenbo) May 4, 2017

From Amy Adams to Kate Mara, Helen Mirren and more, aging in Hollywood has been a long- and hotly discussed topic among celebrities. In March, Feud star Jessica Lange spoke to PEOPLE about her opinion that “women are viewed as a commodity more so than male actors.”

“At a certain age women are no longer considered a viable or a valuable part of the community — even if that’s when they may feel like they’re at the top of their game,” said the actress, 68. “And that’s not just in Hollywood.”

“All of those gals who had these amazing parts found themselves high and dry later when they were older because there weren’t that many people who were writing them,” added Lange’s costar Susan Sarandon, 70, of the female stars during Hollywood’s Golden Age. “There are so many tragic stories of women who were so beautiful and couldn’t figure out a way to age within the system.”