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When asked what they'd do if they could go back in time, like in the movie, McAvoy said he'd tell his younger self to refuse certain parts “I've been in some really bad movies” he said, not mentioning any in particular and then added “But what I'd really like to do is see myself when I was five, see what I was up to”. Stewart said if he could change something on his past “I'd tell myself to have more fun”.
They took gifts from the audience and signed a journalist's comic book.
When asked about portraying a more human side to Professor X than Patrick Stewart, McAvoy said that although the heroes have “superproblems” they're, in the end, human problems: “They suffer from prejudice, they have dilemmas like us. And I take that to the part, because people relate batter when they see themselves on the screen. It's an honor to have worked with Patrick and Ian [McKellen], they're great actors. I know I'm going to get criticized on this part precisely because it was played by such a great actor too.”
Stewart then added that “I have great admiration for James, for the work he's done. He was the best option to play Xavier's past. We're very different actors, physically too. But James did a great job. I've watched the movie a couple of times and in a lot of scenes I see myself on Jame's Xavier.” he then joked that “[James] could be Captain Picard if they ever make a younger version of him in 'Star Trek; Days of Future Past'.”
James McAvoy was asked about what superpower he wanted to have when he was a child and said: “When I was a kid I wanted to have the ability to make people like me. I wanted to have more confidence, like a superhero. Another thing would be to be invisible to escape certain situations”.
About the costumes, Stewart said that he loved wearing the black leather outfit because it made him look tougher and McAvoy said that the yellow and blue outfit from First Class was too tight and that he wanted to wear Magneto's costume from the first movies: “Ian McKellen's costume was awesome and showed that the character was really powerful”.
McAvoy said that he hopes to get bald like the future Xavier played by Stewart, but that filming on Days of Future Past ended with his character still having all his hair. “When we were finished and no one asked me to go bald, it was a bit frustrating. I hope on the next movie I can show up with no hair.”
A reporter joked about asking his questions psychically and the actors played along: "Yes, I am wearing underwear" McAvoy said. "It's... Let me see... Orange!"
Stewart said that the biggest lesson he learned from playing Professor X was that "To change something in this world, you need to get involved and act. We're living at a time of much resentment, hatred and violence. I simply cannot read the news." He also said that in the movie "You see mutants from both sides helping each other and, more importantly, taking care of each other.".
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But, the month of May sees pop’s most outré star back to full-born, arena-sized glory. Last night at Madison Square Garden, a venue situated about halfway between the Upper West Side of her youth and the Lower East Side of her musically formative years, Gaga offered a 22-song reminder that, contrary to what the sniping in some quarters might suggest, she’s still got it and then some. And by “it,” I mean the ability to put on an exhilarating show, and to connect with her fans in a way that few others can. Apologies to Mark Twain, but reports of Lady Gaga’s death have been greatly exaggerated.
“There’s no place like home, motherfuckers!” proclaimed the native New Yorker near the top of artRAVE: The Artpop Ball, every bit as lavish a Gaga tour as its predecessors, but somehow brighter and more inclusive. That brightness begins with the set: an all-white igloo of a main stage that gives way to lucite runways and secondary platforms surrounded by icy shards. Think a disco take on Superman’s fortress of solitude. She’s still in a class by herself in the wig-and-costume department as well: A polka-dot leotard with octopus tentacles, a sparkly winged number featuring the blue Jeff Koons gazing ball, and the big hair-and-clamshells Botticelli Venus favorite were among the standouts.
Musically, the show leans heavily on the overly maligned Artpop, an imperfect album, but a far more interesting one than it’s been given credit for. In Austin, Gaga told me she believes the record will be more appreciated over time, as she says her last release, Born This Way, was. In other words, to use a metaphor of which she would no doubt approve, it’s a grower, not a shower. And, in an arena setting, grown these songs have: the glitchy Eurodisco of “Venus,” the sugary pop erotica of “Sexxx Dreams,” the raunchy “Swine,” and her collaboration with T.I. — who joined her in person on this night, “Jewels N’ Drugs.” “Applause” and the can’t-miss “Bad Romance” were crowd-pleasers, of course, but nothing beat the closer. More on that later.
The biggest takeaway on this homecoming night, though, was that Lady Gaga felt she had something extra to prove. And, is that any wonder? Over the past year, she’s been pop’s most embattled star. The year 2013 was a tough one for her, with a broken hip, an aborted tour, months of recovery and frustrating inactivity, a difficult split from longtime manager Troy Carter, and a lawsuit by a former assistant.
But, maybe most inexplicable — as far as I was concerned — was the almost gleeful piling-on that came with the release of Artpop. Reviews of the album took more issue with Gaga herself than with what was on the record; those who enjoy pitting women against one another looked at Gaga’s sales versus the other major distaff fall releases, from Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus, and concluded Gaga the “loser.” The myth of an “Artflop” was born, and vicious attack stories came fast and furious, the most insidious being an outrageous claim that the album had cost Interscope Records $25 million — a claim later proven not only to be patently untrue, but the work of a shadowy Internet troll working under the alias “Angela Cheng.”
So, when Gaga, throughout this celebration of perseverance, declared “Don’t let anyone drag you down,” and “If I had believed everyone who told me I was never gonna make it, I would never be here,” you had to think she was speaking beyond the Little Monsters. When she performed her raison d’être, “Born This Way,” as a stripped-down, acoustic centerpiece to the show, she interjected the song with an ad-libbed “I’m gonna survive!” — a subtext of defiance.
Maybe it was directed in part at The New York Times. That august outlet took its shots at Gaga in recent months as well — calling out her reported $1 million Doritos sponsorship at SXSW in way it didn’t with other stars flying into Texas for similar big-ticket deals, or using an ostensible review of her Roseland performance to focus skeptically on her bond with her most devoted fans (as though the Monsters are any more zealous than say, Beliebers, Swifties, or the Beyhive). Certainly Gaga’s famous connection with those fans and her status as pop’s patron saint of the misfits was underscored in the night’s most moving segment, when she sat down to read letters that had been tossed on stage. One of them told of how Gaga had inspired a young man to take a chance and move to New York; another told the singer, “You get me and I get you.” Either you believe that connection is real, and it matters, or you don’t. You buy the inspiration Gaga is selling, or you roll your eyes at it.
I’ll put in the latter category Noisey writer Kat George. In perhaps the nadir of recent Gaga-bashing only six weeks ago, Kat hyperbolically proclaimed the “Slow and Bitter End of Lady Gaga’s Career,” forging a nasty point-by-point case of why “no one gives a fuck“ about the singer anymore. Best of all, after poking this rhetorical stick into a hornets’ nest, Kat feigned shock a week later at the threats being leveled at her from the Monsters. Yes, stans can be frightening bullies, and yes, their idols would do well to call them off more often. But, what prompted your eviscerating piece in the first place, Kat? Click-bait, I imagine, but then don’t be surprised when your bait reels in a shark.
So, at the sold-out MSG show last night, was this the scene of no one giving a fuck? Twenty thousand people enraptured start to finish? I know plenty of artists who would take that in a heartbeat. Or, maybe New York is an anomaly, Kat. With Artpop at two million in sales and counting worldwide, that’s a flop I can live with.
Not that Gaga needs my defense, but I’m happy to offer it, and an explanation why: She is real. That’s right, the wigs, the egg, the masks, the warehouse’s worth of costumes, the camp-fest that is the “G.U.Y.” video, the applause, applause notwithstanding — yes. In five minutes with this woman you get much closer to something approaching a human being than with the large majority of the personality-challenged mannequins that pass as pop stars in 2014, whose primary job as best I can tell is to look and appear — to use a word popular among the Beyhive — “flawless.”
Give me flaws. Give me “Swine.” And, throw in an actual emotion from time to time. Gaga is not afraid to show her ass, but she also works it off. I surprised her in Austin when I told her — off-camera — that at the end of the day, I thought she was “kind of a conservative.” She laughed. “You just may be the first person who has ever called me that,” she said. What I meant is that she works hard — very hard — with a profoundly traditional work ethic born of doing it herself, because that’s the only way she make it happen in those LES days when she was left to sink or swim.
I firmly believe Gaga is in no danger of sinking. But, even if she were to, she could do so knowing she has given us “Gypsy.” I saved the best for last, because that’s what she does in her current show. One day, I would love for her to break down for me how she, Madeon, Red One, and White Shadow came up with this thrilling track that gets me every time. It’s romantic, it’s rousing, it’s about freedom and companionship and where the two come together. It’s open skies and hope and dreams, it’s “Thunder Road” or “Born to Run” re-imagined as pop. And, it brings to mind something Gaga told me the first time I met her, in 2009. “I hope you’re not one of those people,” she said, “who thinks dance music is just cold.” Truth be told, I kinda-sorta was. But, “Gypsy” gives the lie to that idea. This glorious song and the woman who made it are as warm and human as I could pos
sibly hope for. Lady Gaga — long may she rave.
*Hey mods, I don't think that a respected music journalist's review of her NYC show can be considered just a think piece. Certain reviewers can do both at the risk of interjecting their bias, but that makes it something fun to agree or disagree with. Most of the reviews we've posted thus far have done the same.
Both actors are in Brazil as a part of the X-Men X-Perience. They had a press conference yesterday (05/15) and today they're going to the premiere of the movie, in São Paulo.
Some points from the press conference:
Arriving in São Paulo:
Going out for some dinner:
Time for some traffic problems in São Paulo... pic.twitter.com/d29u5ctJBG— Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) 14 maio 2014
Source: 1 x 2 x 3 x 4 x 5
I apologize in advance for any grammar mistakes, btw.
Mods, I fixed the everything now. smdh @ myself.
Well, that didn't take long!
Now that The CW has officially ordered The Flash to series, TVGuide.com can exclusively reveal that the first Arrow-Flash crossover will occur much sooner than fans might've expected: Stephen Amell, who plays Arrow's emerald archer Oliver Queen, appears in The Flash pilot!
The Arrow spin-off stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen, a scientist who's gifted with the power of super-speed in the aftermath of a freak accident that transforms him into the Fastest Man Alive. Given that Barry originated on Arrow, it seems only fitting for Oliver to return the favor, but there's a twist: The Arrow isn't visiting Barry's hometown of Central City.
"In the Flash pilot, Barry comes to me," Amell tells TVGuide.com. "[It's a] little snippet in the Flash pilot where he and I share a scene together, it's in his pilot, but [filming] it felt like our show because he's coming to Starling City. That, to me, was one of the most rewarding things that I did as an actor because it was essentially the same crew that we used for our pilot, and it was two years later and it was the same director. It was like going back in time. [Flash and Arrow director] David Nutter asked me to be a part of the pilot and I will never say no to David Nutter."
One can only hope that this early synergy opens up the possibility for many more crossovers to come, especially since the spin-off hails from Arrow's Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg and DC Chief Geoff Johns. "We'd be insane if we didn't do crossover stuff," Amell adds. "I don't know that it has to be an event or big moments, but the shows share a universe, and not utilizing that fact would be insane. I'm sure that we will at some point."
Chris Colfer is attached to star alongside Sir Ian McKellen in Noel, a biopic focusing on the early life of gay English playwright Noel Coward.
Screen Daily has exclusively announced the news that Noel, a biographical film about Noel Coward, has landed Glee’s Chris Colfer to star as the playwright in his youth. The project is also in casting talks with British legends Vanessa Redgrave and Sir Ian McKellen. Colfer seemingly confirmed his involvement by posting a photo of Coward on his Instagram account, moments after Screen Daily’s article went live.
Colfer – who was cast in Glee as an unknown 18 year old – hasn’t chosen to pursue many “extracurricular” acting jobs in the five years since Glee’s premiere, preferring to work on his own projects as a writer. He served as screenwriter, executive producer and star of 2012′s Struck By Lightning, also penning a novelization of his dark teen film, and the third instalment of The Land of Stories, his New York Times best-selling children’s fantasy series, is due for release this summer.
Aside from a couple of quick voice-over parts, Chris Colfer hasn’t appeared on screen in a fictional role other than Kurt in Glee and Carson Phillips– his own Struck By Lightning creation. It’s unlikely that this is due to a lack of offers – he won a Golden Globe in 2011 for portraying Kurt, he’s received several Emmy nominations, and he’s lauded as one of Hollywood’s brightest young stars.
With the finishing line of Glee in sight, it’s possible that Colfer is now looking ahead to what life after Glee has to offer, or it could simply be that, out of all the offers that must come his way, he finally found a project that spoke to him. Given that Kurt Hummel didn’t exist until Chris Colfer showed up in Glee’s audition room – the part was written specifically for him– and that laying a rose at the grave of Noel Coward is a legitimate entry on Kurt’s bucket list, it’s safe to assume that Colfer has an affinity for the English playwright, who is today – like Kurt Hummel and Chris Colfer – seen as a gay icon.
Noel Coward was born in southwest London at the turn of last century. He was known – in addition to his nearly 50 published plays and his work as an actor, director and screenwriter for film – for his wit and flamboyance, and for his influence on 20th century writers. Some of his more famous works include Easy Virtue, which had a 2008 film adaptation starring Colin Firth, and Private Lives, a play which has experienced countless Broadway and West End revivals, starring – over time – everyone from Maggie Smith to Sex In The City’s Kim Cattrall.
Coward, both the man himself, who died in 1973, and his many works, are quintessentially English, a staple of the history of London theatre, so it will be interesting to see Chris Colfer – a California native with an admitted obsessive love for period drama and British culture in general– take on a role which may have been more expected to go to a young British actor. Noel – which was developed by the BFI (British Film Institute) with the support of the Noel Coward Estate – aims to shoot in the late summer, so with Glee’s next season not returning until 2015, Colfer will have plenty of spare time to perfect his English accent!
What are your thoughts on Chris Colfer portraying Noel Coward in Noel?
someone fetch the smelling salts for hoechlingurl
The teaser trailer was posted. This is the new extended trailer!
Legend rules for a second week with 'All of Me,' while Paramore scores its first top 10 with 'Ain't It Fun'
John Legend's "All of Me" leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week, while Paramore, which has been charting on the Hot 100 for seven years, notches its first top 10 at last, as "Ain't It Fun" ascends 13-10.
As we always do on Wednesday, let's run down the numbers behind the chart's top 10.
"All" holds at No. 1 despite drops for a second straight week in the Hot 100's three metrics (airplay, sales and streaming). It rules the Radio Songs chart for a third week (184 million audience impressions, down 5 percent, according to Nielsen BDS); slips from its No. 2 peak to No. 3 on Streaming Songs (7.3 million U.S. streams, down 3 percent, according to BDS); and holds at No. 4 on Digital Songs, where it peaked for eight weeks at No. 2 (144,000 downloads sold, down 11 percent, according to Nielsen SoundScan). The piano ballad does, however, log a 4 percent gain to 2.9 million on-demand U.S. streams, staying at No. 2 on the subscription services-based On-Demand Songs chart, which it crowned for four weeks.
"All" concurrently leads the sales/airplay/streaming-based Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for a second week, the Pop Songs airplay ranking for a fourth week and Adult Pop Songs for a second week. It previously topped Adult R&B Songs for seven weeks and Rhythmic Songs for one frame.
"All" narrowly holds off Pharrell Williams' "Happy" (2-2) on the Hot 100, where it ruled for 10 weeks before "All" dethroned it last week. How narrowly? "All" boasts just 0.1 percent more chart points than "Happy," marking the closest battle for No. 1 since Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" displaced Adele's "Set Fire to the Rain" by a slightly smaller points margin on the Feb. 18, 2012, chart. (Last week, "All" won by just less than 1 percent.)
"Happy" spends a fourth week at No. 1 on Streaming Songs (9.3 million, up 7 percent); stays at No. 2 on Radio Songs, which it led for eight weeks (145 million, down 11 percent); and holds at No. 3 on Digital Songs, which it commanded for 11 weeks (156,000, down 11 percent). Meanwhile, Williams' follow-up "Come Get It Bae" debuts on the Hot 100 at No. 82, spurred by a No. 35 start on Digital Songs (46,000, up 235 percent).
Rap rookie Iggy Azalea ranks at Nos. 3 and 4 on the Hot 100 for a second week, although her first two chart entries switch spots: her own "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX, rises a spot to No. 3, trading places with Ariana Grande's "Problem," on which Azalea is featured, after it debuted at No. 3 last week.
"Fancy" dominates On-Demand Songs for a second week (3.2 million, up 8 percent); flies 4-2 on Streaming Songs (7.4 million, up 12 percent); holds at No. 2 on Digital Songs (216,000, down 2 percent); and surges 14-11 on Radio Songs (71 million, up 29 percent).
After launching last week with the eighth-biggest opening sum ever for a download, "Problem" claims dual Streaming and Airplay Gainer honors on the Hot 100 despite its 3-4 drop. It roars 9-4 on Streaming Songs (6.5 million, up 46 percent) and blasts onto Radio Songs at No. 30 (41 million, up 70 percent). It leads Digital Songs for a second week, but tumbles by 46 percent to 235,000 downloads sold (a not atypical plunge for a song that makes a lofty sales start ahead of its radio build).
Rounding out the Hot 100's top five, Katy Perry's former four-week No. 1 "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J, holds at No. 5; follow-up "Birthday," meanwhile, jumps 29-25, led by its 34-22 vault on Radio Songs (46 million, up 20 percent) and No. 42 debut on Digital Songs (38 million, up 20 percent).
DJ Snake and Lil Jon's No. 5-peaking "Turn Down for What" rebounds 7-6 on the Hot 100, reaching the Radio Songs top 10 (12-9; 72 million, up 18 percent). It returns to its No. 5 peak on Digital Songs (6-5; 130,000, up 3 percent) and descends from its No. 6 highpoint to No. 7 on Streaming Songs (6.2 million, down 4 percent). It crowns Hot Dance/Electronic Songs for a seventh week.
Jason Derulo's No. 3-peaking "Talk Dirty," featuring 2 Chainz, drops 6-7 on the Hot 100; Justin Timberlake's "Not a Bad Thing" holds at its No. 8 Hot 100 peak, powered by advances on Radio Songs (5-4; 116 million, up 9 percent) and Streaming Songs (24-21; 2.4 million, up 4 percent); and, Idina Menzel's No. 5 hit "Let It Go" remains at No. 9, as its parent album, the soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen," gives way to the "Now 50" compilation after 13 weeks atop the Billboard 200.
Paramore posts the week's lone new Hot 100 top 10, as "Ain't It Fun" climbs 13-10 to mark the pop/rock trio's first top 10. The band had previously peaked as high as No. 24 with both "The Only Exception" (2010) and prior single "Still Into You" (in November). The group first appeared on the chart in July 2007 with "Misery Business," which went on to reach No. 26.
"Fun" lifts 9-7 on Radio Songs (78 million, up 14 percent), with airplay accounting for 50 percent of its Hot 100 points; sales make up 35 percent and streaming, 15 percent. The track holds at No. 13 on Digital Songs (74,000, down 11 percent) and departs Streaming Songs after a week at the chart's No. 50 anchor position (1.7 million, down 2 percent).
The song concurrently becomes Paramore's first No. 1 on Hot Rock Songs (2-1). It displaces Bastille's "Pompeii," which drops to No. 2 after 12 weeks at No. 1 (and falls out of the Hot 100's top 10, dropping 10-11).
With its bouncy, pop lean and gospel-choir bridge, "'Ain't It Fun' is very different from songs we've written in the past," says Paramore lead singer Hayley Williams. "I grew up on pop, funk and soul. We really got to show off our roots in this song."
THIS IS NOT A DRILL
I'M NOT OK
Jane made a promise, but sometimes life makes a surprise delivery. Jane the Virgin is coming Mondays this fall to The CW!
For those who can't watch the video:
Aww, Sam Reid and Gugu are precious. <3
They're supposed to be announcing a new fragrance soon that Julia will again be the ambassador for
FYI, La Vie Est Belle is now the best selling perfurme in the world. Congrats Julia!
For Wednesday, May 14, 2014:
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has announced he will retire at the end of the season due to a persistent knee injury. There have been many claims in recent years that a specific loss or personnel change has marked the end of an era for Barcelona and almost all of them have been exaggerated nonsense. But it's difficult not to see Puyol's departure as a loss of that magnitude.
Puyol has spend his entire career with Barca. The start of the tribute video below shows when a shy 14-year-old Puyol was tipped for the first team and referred to as "the hairiest" one television in 1992.
In a club increasingly criticized for coming off as pompous and arrogant, Puyol has always been a player who has been impossible to dislike even while fully committing himself to the "more than a club" mantra in a non-ironic way. He's the type of player who will break up his teammates' prolonged goal celebration choreography, get his face stapled in the middle of a match and refuse to cover his legs with a grandma blanket like everyone else while sitting on the bench in Moscow.
He's also the type of person who would take off his captain's armband, put it on a teammate who just returned from having a surgery to remove a tumor and have him lift the Champions League trophy.
Upon announcing his departure, Puyol said (via Sky Sports):
"I am a man of few words but I will try and explain how I'm feeling.
"As I said a few months ago, my knee is still troubling me and my time at Barca will end from June 30.
"We've tried to find a solution but that's not been possible. But I want to thank everyone at the club. I can now fight my injury without the pressure of playing.
"I've done what I've always wanted to do and been very happy. I've lived the dream of thousands of children and I'm privileged.
"I came here as a child and I leave with a family. I want to thank all those at the club who have made the club work every day that I have been here."
Puyol (and his hair) will be missed not just by Barcelona fans, but all supporters of the game and of good people.
Pics from the Tribute
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NEW COMEDY MUSICAL TV SERIE BY ALAN MENKEN ON OUR SMALL SCREENS THIS SUMMER
They may have found love in a hopeless place, but now it's over. After a few short months together, Rihanna and Drake are once again on the outs, a source confirms to Us Weekly.
"Rihanna and Drake had another fight," a source tells Us. "He is too in love with her, which has always been the problem. They have been fighting, but that could all change any day now. It is how it always is with them."
After a tumultuous dating history, the "Diamonds" singer and the "Hold On, We're Going Home" crooner were first spotted back together in Paris in February.
RiRi attended Drake's concert in France where the two were spotted dancing and talking all night, and by March they were seen holding hands after a London club outing.
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But when Rihanna threw a post-Met Gala bash, Drake was nowhere to be found. Another source confirms they are "currently on yet another break."
Back in June 2012, Drake, Rihanna's ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, and their respective entourages got into a brutal fight at WIP nightclub in downtown Manhattan. Rihanna "loves this!" a source told Us at the time. "Men fighting over her? Are you kidding? Of course. [She] loves the drama."
Looks like Aubrey was just an option, a number and can go back fucking macy's and red lobster randoms
Avengers Assemble for a heartbreaking cause!
Sophie Caldecott in this article from May 12, 2014 explains that her father, diagnosed with cancer, wishes to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier but was unable to go to the cinema because of his illness. The DVD release will probably too late. So Caldecott tries to get Marvel to send her father a copy of the movie.
In the course of this, she asks Marvel actors for support and they promptly came! Uniting under the hashtag #capforstrat, actors like Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson, Clark Cregg and more already posted their selfies as seen below. Not only to make Caldecott's wish happening but also to show their support and compassion for the fight against this dreadful desease.
UPDATE: Mission Accomplished!
This is so sweet. Apparently Christopher Markus, one of the screenwriters for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, is already in contact with the family and trying to help them out, best of luck to you Strat. Also, fuck cancer.
Formal charges have been brought against Hernandez for his involvement in a 2012 drive-by shooting.
Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been indicted on murder charges for the deaths of Daniel Jorge Correia de Abreu and Safiro Teixeira Furtado.
The 2012 Boston incident was a drive-by shooting, with Hernandez now believed to be the shooter. Abreu and Furtado were pronounced dead on the scene.
At the time, the police had known Hernandez had been at a nightclub where a fight occurred prior to the Boston homicides. He was investigated in connection with this incident after he was indicted for the unrelated 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd.
In a press conference, District Attorney Daniel. F. Conley told reporters their investigation was “never about Aaron Hernandez. This was about the victims.”
Hernandez is currently being held without bail after pleading not guilty of the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd.