T.I. is jumping to Iggy Azalea's defense!!
In response to Banks' racially charged rant, the rapper tweeted:
Thus far it appears that Sony has completely given in to the demands of their hackers.
Not only has The Interview been pulled from release in theaters, on demand, and on home video, but they've even deleted all social media connected to the film.
But all hope is apparently not lost for the Seth Rogen satire.
Sony attorney David Boies appeared on Meet The Press on Sunday to discuss the controversy, and he made a bold statement –
The Interview IS still coming. He said:
It seems like this movie is officially done-zo and the process of eliminating any trace of the flick has already started!
It also has deleted all of the videos they had originally put out in anticipation for the film on YouTube.
We guess they don't want any more incidents where they accidentally revealed a new trailer for the film AFTER they had announced they had cancelled the movie from playing anywhere.
Or it's possible that Sony actually met the demands of the hackers behind the original cyber attack who threatened executives at Sony on Friday when they apparently wrote
Now, Sony CEO Michael Lynton has issued his own response, and claims that the company had no other option but to pull the movie as a direct result of theaters refusing to show it:
We're still so shocked that Sony has responded to threats of terrorism by hackers by pulling The Interview from theaters.
President Obama spoke today about the incident, and confirmed that North Korea was behind the attack against the studio.
Here were some of his words he offered on the hacking, and his thoughts he outlined on how the United States would respond:
But the new clips chosen for the teaser seem to indicate this was engineered post controversy, not to mention what was written in the video's description:
But now it's official.
The FBI has now released a statement that it "has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions."
Along with the results of their technical analysis, the Bureau also pointed out just how dangerous and destructive this attack was. According to their statement:
Well now we know how the hackers, thought to be a North Korean group calling themselves the Guardians Of Peace, feel about it.
They sent Sony another message sharing their pleasure at the film's cancellation!
According to CNN, the new email message reads: