Why People Are Freaking Out About Margot Robbie, #BloombergIsRacist Audio, Roger Stone, & More!

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    Published on 13 days ago


    1. Philip DeFranco

      Happy Tuesday ya Beautiful Bastards! Timecodes: #BroomChallenge (00:17), Birds of Prey (2:53), TIA (5:47), Stone (7:11), Coronavirus (8:22), Bloomberg (11:52)

      1. jokerlaughs first

        I am here on behalf of NeebsGaming. They've been hacked and lost their channel and asked we come here to gain support. If there's a way you can help them please do

      2. NomadicCleric

        Didn't see birds of prey because sexy HQ was the single redeeming quality of suicide squad and they took that one good thing and turned it into a feminist agenda. What's left? Might have been fine if they started with this, but in context hell no.

      3. We All Laugh Down Here

        Not even gonna lie, Harley Quinn being marketted as a little more sexy/fan service film would have had me drooling all over it. I know the story is gonna be #girlpower, I know its gonna contain lame sexist male villians who, I know Harley Quin is gonna grow and evolve as a bad guy/girl who isn't evil or a villian. I know that. But I also know the story is gonna be small fish and non-canon in the larger DCU. So give me a reason to watch it. Let me see Margo in some tight little shorts scissor kicking dudes in the face. Make it FUN for me. Or not. I think its still a good film. Just not marketed towards my tastes and that's okay.

      4. Mariko True

        I figured the primary reason for the Birds of Prey name change was due to alphabetical searches (especially critical with physical media, streaming and VOD where even short attention spans are truncated). As for "underperforming", I could have told the studio that prediction when the project was in development. Full disclosure my expertise/degree is in elementary education. Harley Quinn is popular but not on a Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman level. Is anyone REALLY shocked about Barr's decision concerning Roger Stone? This is not a shock in our state of reality. Heavens, China is testing a vaccine? Hmm, maybe they would like to "enlighten" certain parts of the U.S. ? Just in case we over-applaud China's medical advancement and intellect, the news of the death of Doctor Li from the virus he warned his government about before virus widely spread reminds us that China is well...still China.

      5. Joedy White

        Philip you gotta report on the natives in Canada roads being closed railways closed the mistreatment of aboriginals

    2. Makrill0

      Id watch a movie about Harley, but the trailers looks incredibly uninteresting and the rest of the Birds of Prey looked very dumb.

    3. Jennifer Henriquez

      People are freaking out about brooms? My 1-year-old does it all the time. I didn't even realize it was trending till my husband came home and said "oh my God! It's standing. I've been seeing that all day online." I was so confused.

    4. Miranda Anderson

      Well at least it not tide pods

    5. Elliot Agosto

      LOL Bloomberg is racist cuz now it's commercials talk about lowering the standards for minorities to give them equal opportunity which is insulting because he saying blacks aren't smart enough to measure up against any other race and then he's discriminatory against all the other races to give One race an upper an unfair advantage

    6. Elliot Agosto

      LOL yes Bloomberg is racist cuz just stopping me when you are not suspecting me of committing a crime solely on my race

    7. Valeriya Bovsun

      Thank you for talking at a pace that doesn't require me to speed the video up. Bless

    8. Chris Anderson

      We would all bang Margot Robbie despite being a he, she, or they.

    9. MurkyJerky -

      ...are those bloody fingerprints on that letter? Is that normal in China?!

    10. Pete S

      Click Bait

    11. Colander Shepard

      Didn’t watch it because they changed amazing female characters into hollow shells to support Harley, who is written like shit anyway.

    12. Josh Shelton

      Birds of Prey is a spinoff of the Suicide Squad, which was a bad movie. I had no intention to go see a spinoff of an already bad movie. I'm really surprised Suicide Squad 2 is a thing but that has James Gunn so maybe.

    13. Supposedly I am a philosopher

      Birds of pray was boring imho. Actor(s) does a very good job. Script sucked.

    14. 4 4

      Michael Broomberg of Prey.

    15. Emily Aliem

      Jeez. I think the broom trend was harmless bit of misinformation but not a bad discussion to have... but people are incredible aren't they? As far as the harley quin movie, my plan is to see it. I'm a woman who loves super hero films, so it's gonna happen, but when it makes sense. People using "box office money" numbers as a determination of overall success is just ridiculous in the age of the internet. While I try a little harder to see marvel films in theaters, theaters are expensive. There's a bunch of stuff to watch. Just be patient enough and you can just stream it at home when it makes sense. People are trippin'. 😂

    16. Francis Siberini Films

      I think its cause its tied to Suicide Squad. Or is it DC's structure is so fucked up. Anyway It's the same actress from the original suicide squad film playing the same character. And that film was woooooooah dog poop awful. So most people probably dont want to see any kind of continuation of that.

    17. Elaine

      I think birds of prey failed because of the marketing. I’m not from the US and I didn’t even know if it was gonna be released in theaters here because it wasn’t being noticed enough

    18. Tam Binder

      OMG THE BROOM BULLSHITS BACK AGAIN!? I remember that roaming around Facebook in like 2011!

    19. Samantha Whybrow

      I actually loved Birds of Prey! I left thinking "man I should really buy roller skates" lol

    20. Crystal Henderson

      I personally haven't gone to the theater to watch any of the recent DC movies (I think the last one I saw was Batman v Superman). I really haven't been impressed and frankly figure I can wait until they are available on streaming media. So me not going to see Birds of Prey is 100% about DC's disappointing track record. I also didn't go see Joker, though I suspect that one is going to be a stand out and I do plan on watching it now that I've heard so much about it.

    21. theinsfrijonds

      Oh phil. He said likelier to commit murder. @16:00 saying violent crime is disingenuous (literally exactly the correct word)

    22. CN Noona

      I chose not to see Birds of Prey frankly because I thought Suicide Squad was a trainwreck. I associated BoP with Suicide Squad, therefore I didn't go see it. Now I may since some friends have said it's a fine movie. Who knows. 🤷🏻‍♀️

    23. jokerlaughs first

      I am here on behalf of NeebsGaming. They've been hacked and lost their channel and asked we come here to gain support. If there's a way you can help them please do

    24. Shiloh Greeson

      Because I hate how they portray Harley. They ruined her character. That’s why I refused to see this movie

    25. At some point I had a name

      I didn't go watch Birds of Prey because Suicide Squad was one of the only two movies during which I walked away out of boredom.

    26. nightfairytitania

      I didn't go see Birds Of Prey cause I'm a huge nerd and I knew this would be Harley Quinn the Movie and not actually about the written Birds of Prey. I am actually getting tired of Harley. I want a movie about the other amazing DC heroines.

    27. Jesus Villalobos

      I never knew birds of prey was about Harley Quin. I thought it was about pterodactyls or something.

    28. Liv Turner

      Honeatly I didn't see birds of prey because I couldn't really find a solid plot or general idea of what the movie was actually about from its ads. Whenever a comercial came on it gave me no information on what was going to happen in the movie. Plus the sudden emancipation from the joker was a little well sudden for me. I mean it was a toxic relationship but I didn't see any signs that she wanted to leave him in suicide squad so this was kind of unprecedented.

    29. Stephen Brooks

      First story about brooms; LIKE THE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE? Goes viral but is nonsense? If YOU did the ice bucket "challenge" then YOU didn't pay any money to further research. The whole point of dumping ice was that you DON'T pay for expensive research. That means YOU didn't contribute meaningfully; YOU pretended that dumping ice on people somehow helped disease victims. GREAT JOB BUDDY! GREAT JOB!

    30. KlusterFuk

      You can't say it's because it is a comic book movie with a female lead Wonder Woman is a comic book movie with a very strong female lead and the movie was actually rather good I personally seen it a few times and enjoyed it every time.

    31. KlusterFuk

      At least they're not eating Tide Pods anymore seems like they all still stupid enough to believe everything on the internet. Baby steps I guess.

    32. Nancie Nordwick

      Its not racism, its cultural bias. Some cultures are more law abiding than others.

    33. Crab Jr

      Remember the movie World War Z? Initially the zombie virus was to have started in China, but the country threatened boycotting the movie unless the film changed the origin of the virus, well, now there is a virus in the country and they are cracking down on their doctors saying there is a virus, then the doctor who announced the virus ends up passing away from it.

    34. Crab Jr

      Remember the movie World War Z? Initially the zombie virus was to have started in China, but the country threatened boycotting the movie unless the film changed the origin of the virus, well, now there is a virus in the country and they are cracking down on their doctors saying there is a virus, then the doctor who announced the virus ends up passing away from it.

    35. Crab Jr

      Remember the movie World War Z? Initially the zombie virus was to have started in China, but the country threatened boycotting the movie unless the film changed the origin of the virus, well, now there is a virus in the country and they are cracking down on their doctors saying there is a virus, then the doctor who announced the virus ends up passing away from it.

    36. Walter De wit

      Birth of prey flopped because its a shitty movie. Simple as that.

    37. Rob Ayotte

      Birds of Prey was a lot of fun. saw it twice

    38. Justin Stewart

      Not sure why isn’t isnt named Harley quinn anyway the movie literally about her

    39. Nikadee Mass

      I would prefer to see BoP over Joker.

    40. MrMacGee

      It only got good reviews on Rotten Tomatoes. Everywhere else it is getting panned.

    41. Oteris

      I did not see Birds of Pray because Suicide Squad was bad. BoP has the same feel to it from the trailers. they threw tons of money at the project in hopes it would launch a franchise. while doing little to none of the work to build a universe the viewers care about.

    42. MrNategeo

      Literally listen to him @ 0.75x speed and he sounds normal. Holy Fuck....

    43. Rebz

      Suicide Squad left a bitter taste in my mouth, so that’s why I’m waiting till Amazon to see it

    44. ivy stover

      I didnt see Birds of Prey because I somehow didnt know it was already out? Did I just miss it?

    45. Elithrae

      Quick answer on Birds of Prey: my partner & my little brother work weekends, that simple. We're going to see it on one of their days off this week, and we're super stoked for it. Longer answer: They're both dudes and I'm pretty sure they're somehow more excited for it than I am. So that whole "woke" argument is bullshit. DC's recent track record of just destroying their characters in movies is why we haven't one of the DC superhero movies in theaters (save for Aquaman when it went to the discount theater) in years, because they've just been so bad. The fact that we want to see Birds speaks volumes considering how little we've wanted to go near DC films in recent years (love their TV shows tho).

    46. Reagan Walston

      I normally see at least the big superhero movies, but I don’t use social media and didn’t know Birds of Prey was out. I didn’t see it advertised as much as normal. I will likely see it this weekend.

    47. MentalPatient

      No see movie, no interest in action movies

    48. Ashley Wethered

      Honestly I am a girl. I love all Marvel Movies. I am a HUGE super hero movie gal. Honestly I have no and probably won’t see Birds of Prey in theaters because the previews didn’t draw me in like other movies have... I was honestly super excited for the movie when I heard Harley had her own movie!! I love her as a character! But the preview didn’t excite me like it should have even with the fact that I was excited originally for the movie.

    49. LittleHooty

      if you think bop is a flop you don't understand how the box office works

    50. David Dean

      It’s a brush. Your editing is silly, bye.

    51. redxpen

      Wait, this is a show? I remember seeing this guy like 14 years ago

    52. DaPeopleEaters9

      bruh this broom thing is from like 2009, how do people not know about this???

    53. MultiJdoyle

      Mike Bloomberg deserves to lose just because of the multitude of ads being spammed towards people.

    54. Dana Webb

      I can't speak of others but I have not seen Birds of Prey. Don't plan on seeing it because of the marketing/media surrounding the film. Plus the film looks nothing like anything from the orginal BoP source material.

    55. Monet

      I almost didn’t see it for the same reason DC movies aren’t all that except for Shazam it’s awesome and since Harley Quinn annoyed me in suicide squad I was like nah but she toned down the over dramatic personality and it seemed more natural to her character you also see her psychiatry background in her character definitely better than I thought it would be

    56. Siempre Mina

      poor marketing for the movie. 😔

    57. EvilM0nkeyRules

      I wanna go see Birds of Prey. Im just busy and cant go until like Tuesday T.T

    58. Jordan Wiley

      2:32 i saw that shit

    59. elleminnowpee

      I'm just not invested in learning about Harley Quinn's backstory. Joker was at least marketed as a sort of psychological deep dive, but this just looked like a bunch of angry women hanging out to hit stuff.

    60. Jimmy Magoo

      I rarely see ANY movie in the theater, unless a) it’s very highly rated and b) it’s an experience that can’t be had on a small screen. Birds of prey is neither. It’s not about anything else.