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'Guardians' Director James Gunn Made Donald Trump a $100k Offer

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 dominated the box office last summer with a worldwide gross of $863 million. So one could expect that the film’s director, James Gunn, has a nice bank account with enough money to offer for charity, which he’s done as a challenge to U.S. President Donald Trump.

On Tuesday, filmmaker James Gunn went on Twitter following the official release of President Trump’s physical examination results. Officially, the six-foot-one Trump is recognized as overweight, weighing at 239 pounds and a body mass index of 29.9. To be legally obese, Trump’s BMI would have to be 30.0. The hair difference has (mockingly) inspired a “Girther” movement, spoofing Trump’s “Birther” movement against Obama when Trump was just a failed casino magnate, far away from the nuclear codes.

Unconvinced that Trump isn’t obese, Gunn took to Twitter and issued the 45th President of the United States a challenge. “I will give 100 thousand dollars to Trump’s favorite charity if he will step on an accurate scale with an impartial medical professional, okayed by both of us. For real,” he said. He ended the tweet with the hashtags #Girther and #GirtherMovement.

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Trump has yet to officially acknowledge the Marvel director’s challenge, or even a favorite charity, and it’s foolish to think he ever will, to be honest. Trump’s involvement in charity has been spotty at best; in September 2017, the Associated Press reported that leftover funds from the total $107 million raised for Trump’s inauguration ceremony had not yet been donated to any charitable organization. The Donald J. Trump Foundation, founded in 1988, has also been mired in controversy, with promised funds disappearing lending the organization an unfavorable reputation. In 2016, the organization admitted to self-dealing.

In a later tweet replying to a follower, Gunn said that if Trump doesn’t accept the challenge, “or does it and loses,” he will “give the money to other charities, including Planned Parenthood.”

'The Umbrella Academy' Season 2 Needs to Answer This Mystery About Ben

Netflix introduced your next superhero obsession with one of its latest original series, The Umbrella Academy, but there’s a major mystery surrounding one of its main characters. What happened to Ben/The Horror? Not even the original comics hold the answer, but Umbrella Academy Season 2 might.

Spoilers for The Umbrella Academy Season 1 below.

'The Umbrella Academy' Season 2 Release Date, Trailer, Plot, and More

The superheroes of The Umbrella Academy have work to do to save the world.

A new group of superheroes just arrived on Netflix in The Umbrella Academy, and maybe you decided to use the holiday weekend to binge all 10 episodes of Season 1. If you did, you’re probably wondering when you’ll get to see Umbrella Academy Season 2 and the resolution to that insane cliffhanger.

Why Dany’s Pregnancy Would Be a Curse in 'Game of Thrones' Season 8

Cersei Lannister’s pregnancy is sure to be a major plot point in Game of Thrones Season 8, but she’s not the only queen who could be carrying a child in the HBO show’s final season. Fans have speculated that Daenerys Targaryen might be pregnant, too, after sleeping with Jon Snow (aka her nephew) in the Season 7 finale. This could be good news for her claim to the Iron Throne, but it might also spell doom for Dany and everyone else involved. Here’s why.

Netflix March 2019: Here's What's New and What's Leaving

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After an exciting February filled with dragons, superheroes, and Groundhog Day nightmares, Netflix will keep the momentum going in March 2019 with new shows, movies, and the return of a few popular original series. Of course, there’s also some old favorites leaving the streaming service that you may want to watch before the end of the month.

Where to Find the Secret Battle Star in 'Fortnite' Season 7, Week 9

You'll have to look in Santa's sleigh.

There’s a new secret Snowfall loading screen for Fortnite: Battle Royale’s Season 7 Week 7, and it sends players hunting for a secret battle star in Santa’s sleigh — sort of.

Week 9 began Thursday morning, and for anyone looking to hunt down the secrets from this week’s Snowfall loading screen, we’ve got all the information right here, including a video guide from YouTuber garandhero. (Be sure to check out his YouTube page for even more Fortnite videos).