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TV News Roundup: Freeform Casts 'Brown Girls' Pilot, Mariah Carey's Reality Show Gets Supersized Premiere

In today’s TV news roundup, more news for Mariah Carey’s reality show, Marlee Matlin is scheduled to appear on “Code Black,” Freeform’s “Brown Girls” pilot finds its girls and Sarah Hyland hosts the one-hour special “Lip Sync Battle Shorties.” 455 more words


Dancing Bandit, The

Criminal nickname of Laurie Bey (Marlee Matlin), a self-proclaimed modern day Robin Hood with a hearing disability seen on the drama PICKET FENCES/CBS/1992-95.

Outraged at the government’s pork barrel spending, Laurie went on a four-year crime spree robbing banks and redistributing the funds to people who really needed them-in one case, victims of a flood disaster. 84 more words

Why I Refuse to Let Donald Trump's Hateful Words Shame Me Back Into Silence

Normally on this blog I write about… well, writing. Sometimes, in writing about writing I also write about my dog, my husband, or my undying love of zombies and snacks (in no particular order). 1,515 more words


Marlee Matlin Slams Donald Trump After He Calls Her ‘Retarded’ -- The Term Is Aberrant

Did we hear that correctly? Donald Trump repeatedly called Marlee Matlin (who’s deaf) ‘retarded’ during her time on ‘The Apprentice,’ and now, she’s slamming the Republican nominee for using such an aberrant term.  306 more words

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Donald Trump Called Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin "Retarded"

Since the audio of Donald Trump and Billy Bush dropped last week, the hits just keep coming for Trump. Pretty much anyone and everyone that has crossed his path has a story to tell. 177 more words


Donald Trump Called Deaf ‘Apprentice’ Marlee Matlin ‘Retarded,’ 3 Staffers Say

The Republican presidential nominee has a long history of demeaning women and people with disabilities. But even for Donald Trump, this is sick — he reportedly called deaf ‘Apprentice’ contestant, Marlee Matlin, ‘retarded’ and constantly talked down to her. 298 more words

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