James Gunn revealed a bizarre fact revealing that in the 2002 live-action rendition of the film, Scooby-Doo, Mystery Incorporated’s very own Velma was actually homosexual. Prior to Gunn’s prominent work directing, curating, and writing in the highly-popularized comic book film realm, the 53-year-old filmmaker served as a screenwriter on a plethora of films, one of which being the initial Scooby-Doo live-action movie. According to Gunn, he had intended to incorporate Velma’s sexuality in the film but was forced to scrap the idea after Warner Bros., the studio producing the film, rejected the idea of a gay Velma.
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The topic came up when a fan randomly asked the Slither director for a third installment of the live-action Scooby series. Gunn jokingly replied, “With the original cast? That would be one incredibly long life-span for a Great Dane.” Another Twitter user followed up the original fan’s request hoping for a gay Velma to be included in the film to which James Gunn replied,
“I tried! In 2001 Velma was explicitly gay in my initial script. But the studio just kept watering it down & watering it down, becoming ambiguous (the version shot), then nothing (the released version) & finally having a boyfriend (the sequel).”
In an interview with Variety years ago, James Gunn revealed that the original version of the Scooby-Doo movie was considerably “edgier,” and that the first cut was rated R by the MPAA. He also stated that the movie had received some drastic changes in post-production to the point that the cleavage of the actresses were reduced for the film to remain more child-friendly.
In series of responses to Tweets of hopeful fans wishing for a sexually ambiguous Velma, Gunn exposed that several deleted scenes verify her sexuality and she even serenades and kisses Daphne during one of the ousted scenes and he writes to his Twitter feed,
“1) She’s gay in the 1st draft. It’s not one line. I 1st shared this 12 years ago. 2) Uh, no. She serenades Daphne. And she kisses Daphne. Both of these were shot – all easily available, known information, just as everyone knows the movie was initially Rated R by the MPAA.”
With Gunn’s heavy involvement in the upcoming The Suicide Squad (2021) and The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2021), there’s a slim chance that the directing heavy-hitter will be producing any films about a mystery-solving clique with a talking dog. Despite the fact that James Gunn’s Tweets have gotten him in hot water in previous years, the fact that he’s transparent and vocal about his work to this very day is truly appreciated by fans of cinema everywhere.
Check out one of James Gunn’s latest Instagram post in the photo provided below.
Yeza ignites a revolution of authenticity with latest single “Organic”
Yeza, a trailblazing artist known for her unapologetic authenticity, is breaking free from the chains of societal beauty norms with her latest musical masterpiece, “Organic.” This dancehall-infused anthem, meticulously produced by the legendary Rory StoneLove, serves as a global call to inspire and uplift audiences.
In a world inundated with unattainable beauty ideals and the pressures of conforming to societal standards, Yeza’s “Organic” stands as a resolute voice advocating for the harmonious fusion of inner beauty and outer confidence. The lyrics celebrate and honor women who embrace their natural beauty, delivering a powerful message of self-love and acceptance.
“Organic” is more than just a song; it’s a courageous stand against the prevailing culture of plastic surgery and artificial enhancements amplified by modern media. Yeza’s lyrics proudly exclaim, “Big up every natural body gyal ina di place,” encouraging women to embrace their authentic selves without any alterations.
Beyond the music, “Organic” embodies a celebration of self-love, holistic wellness, and self-improvement. Yeza advocates for an active lifestyle and healthier dietary choices, promoting not only a genuine appearance but also a genuine sense of well-being. As she aptly puts it, “That’s organic.”
The global release of “Organic” on September 22, 2023, marks a significant moment for women around the world. This track serves as a rallying cry, urging women to resist societal pressures, prioritize self-love, and revel in their innate beauty. Join Yeza in her mission to redefine beauty standards and empower women to recognize that true beauty emanates from within.
“Organic” is now available on all major music platforms, inviting everyone to celebrate “Inner Beauty meets outer confidence.” Let us unite and honor the beauty of authenticity through this transformative musical creation by Yeza.
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Massive Festival Garden Of Eden Announces Huge Ticket Giveaway With Astounding Star Artist
Garden of Eden is coming to California in the high deserts of Adelanto at the Adelanto Stadium & event center on September 30th.
But it doesn’t end there,an oasis of music and merriment is set to rise from the star artists of the Garden Of Eden Festival, subgenres, dance and EDM with vip experiences for every enthusiast.
Spanning four expansive stages, the festival showcases the likes of renowned artists including the thrilling ETC! ETC!, the pulsating Teddy Killerz, dynamic Murdock, and, of course, crowd-pleasers such as Blaqout, High Zombie, Mista J, and the ever-electrifying Adil C. Accompanied by notorieties such as Sage Sam, Sawyer Sharbino, and Alexander James Rodriguez.
Evoking visions of mythical gardens, serpentine mysteries, and tempting apples, the festival beckons attendees into an enchanting world of sound and sensation.
Garden of Eden Festival multiple stages confirmed –
Mainstage – The Tree of Life Stage
Stage 2 – The Forbidden Fruit Stage
Stage 3 – The Genesis Stage
Stage 4 – The Inferno Stage
Beyond the beats, a curated selection of vendors awaits, offering everything from delectable bites to festival-centric memorabilia.
EVENT INFO –
- When: September 30, 2023
- Where: Adelanto Plaza & Event Center, 12000 Stadium Way, Adelanto, CA 92301
- Hours: 4PM – 4AM
- Age Admission: 18 or above
Feeling lucky? Win some free tickets here – https://www.instagram.com/p/CxL1Ct9vvJR
Buy tickets to your escape to the desert reverie here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/garden-of-eden-electronic-music-festival-tickets-684446236117
Please note, the event is strictly 18+. The Garden Of Eden Festival invites attendees to escape the mundane and enter a world of unbridled excitement and euphoria.
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