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Trump Pardons Rappers Lil Wayne, Kodak Black in His Final Hours in Office


Created: Wed, Jan 20 2021 08:40:19 AM

Author: Ryan Gajewski

Just prior to the end of his White House tenure, President Donald Trump granted last-minute clemency to a lengthy list of individuals, including rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black.

Read more: Trump Pardons Rappers Lil Wayne, Kodak Black in His Final Hours in Office


Chrissy Teigen Responds to Criticism for Attending 2021 Inauguration


Created: Wed, Jan 20 2021 08:10:28 AM

Author: Ryan Gajewski

Chrissy Teigen is not feeling deterred by the backlash to her attending the 2021 presidential inauguration for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

Read more: Chrissy Teigen Responds to Criticism for Attending 2021 Inauguration


New Episodes of ‘This Is Us' Delayed Amid COVID-19 Surge in Los Angeles


Created: Wed, Jan 20 2021 07:32:05 AM

Author: Gina Vivinetto | TODAY

"This Is Us" fans won't be able to catch up with the Pearson family this week.

Read more: New Episodes of ‘This Is Us' Delayed Amid COVID-19 Surge in Los Angeles


Keke Palmer Hosts ‘Our White House,' Inauguration Day Program for Kids


Created: Wed, Jan 20 2021 06:55:22 AM

Author: Kait Hanson | TODAY

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will make history on Wednesday when she is sworn in as the first female Vice President of the United States — but that’s not the only way the Biden-Harris team is making history.

Read more: Keke Palmer Hosts ‘Our White House,' Inauguration Day Program for Kids


File Details Investigation Into John Mulaney ‘SNL' Monologue


Created: Wed, Jan 20 2021 05:49:28 AM

Author: James Laporta

A file obtained by The Associated Press shows the U.S. Secret Service investigated John Mulaney, but found no wrongdoing in a joke the comedian made on “Saturday Night Live” in February 2020

Read more: File Details Investigation Into John Mulaney ‘SNL' Monologue


‘The Bachelorette' Stars Clare Crawley and Dale Moss Break Up


Created: Wed, Jan 20 2021 05:14:39 AM

Author: Lindsay Weinberg

Maybe he wasn't the one after all. "The Bachelorette's" Clare Crawley and Dale Moss have called it quits two months after their engagement aired.

Read more: ‘The Bachelorette' Stars Clare Crawley and Dale Moss Break Up


Country Music Legends Willie Nelson and Loretta Lynn Have Received COVID-19 Vaccine


Created: Tue, Jan 19 2021 05:49:25 PM

Author: Lindsay Lowe

Two country music legends revealed they have now received the COVID-19 vaccine. Willie Nelson, 87, and Loretta Lynn, 88, both shared posts on social media about their recent vaccinations. Get your shot! Take care of yourself and others. #slowthespreadofcovid19 Posted by Willie Nelson on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 “Get your shot! Take care of yourself and others. #slowthespreadofcovid19,” Nelson posted on Facebook, sharing a...

Read more: Country Music Legends Willie Nelson and Loretta Lynn Have Received COVID-19 Vaccine


Jazmine Sullivan, Eric Church, H.E.R. to Sing at Super Bowl


Created: Tue, Jan 19 2021 05:46:23 PM

Author: Mesfin Fekadu

R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at next month’s Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer H

Read more: Jazmine Sullivan, Eric Church, H.E.R. to Sing at Super Bowl


Denzel Washington Gets Emotional After Hearing What His Son Said About Him


Created: Tue, Jan 19 2021 04:38:59 PM

Author: Lindsay Lowe

Denzel Washington got teary-eyed when he heard some sweet words of praise from his son, actor John David Washington. The Oscar winner, 66, was doing an interview with Access Hollywood for his new movie, “The Little Things,” when host Sibley Scoles shared what his son, 36, had recently said about him. His son was reacting to the news that his dad was...

Read more: Denzel Washington Gets Emotional After Hearing What His Son Said About Him


ViacomCBS Streaming Service Paramount+ Launches March 4 to Join Streaming Wars With Disney+, HBO Max


Created: Tue, Jan 19 2021 02:31:48 PM

Author: Jessica Bursztynsky, CNBC

Newly combined ViacomCBS is set to launch its streaming service Paramount+ in the U.S. on March 4, the company announced Tuesday.

Read more: ViacomCBS Streaming Service Paramount+ Launches March 4 to Join Streaming Wars With Disney+, HBO Max


Stephanie Seymour's Son Harry Brant Dead at 24


Created: Tue, Jan 19 2021 12:31:46 PM

Author: Jess Cohen

Harry Brant, the 24-year-old son of supermodel Stephanie Seymour and publisher Peter Brant, has passed away.

Read more: Stephanie Seymour's Son Harry Brant Dead at 24


Ashley Biden on Her Dad's Safety Ahead of Inauguration: ‘Yes, You Worry'


Created: Tue, Jan 19 2021 06:25:33 AM

Author: Scott Stump | TODAY

The daughter of President-elect Joe Biden has expressed concern for her father's safety on Inauguration Day but is confident in the protection from the "incredible" Secret Service.

Read more: Ashley Biden on Her Dad's Safety Ahead of Inauguration: ‘Yes, You Worry'


Ben Affleck and Ana De Armas Break Up After Less Than a Year of Dating


Created: Tue, Jan 19 2021 05:43:19 AM

Author: Alyssa Morin

It's over between Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas.

Read more: Ben Affleck and Ana De Armas Break Up After Less Than a Year of Dating


Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson Shares 1st Look of New NBC Sitcom Based on His Life


Created: Mon, Jan 18 2021 07:57:16 AM

Author: Francesca Gariano | TODAY

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is bringing his life story to primetime. The 48-year-old actor shared the first look at his new show, "Young Rock,” to Instagram on Saturday.

Read more: Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson Shares 1st Look of New NBC Sitcom Based on His Life


Rob Lowe Addresses Prince Harry Ponytail Rumor He Started: ‘I'm Gonna Be the Bad Guy'


Created: Mon, Jan 18 2021 07:28:24 AM

Author: Randee Dawn | TODAY

Rob Lowe has worn many hats in his 40-year career, from Brat Pack heartthrob in films like "St. Elmo's Fire," to TV star in "The West Wing" and host of his popular podcast "Literally!"

Read more: Rob Lowe Addresses Prince Harry Ponytail Rumor He Started: ‘I'm Gonna Be the Bad Guy'


Rep. Jamie Raskin Talks Penning Article of Impeachment While Mourning Late Son


Created: Mon, Jan 18 2021 06:01:22 AM

Author: Francesca Gariano | TODAY

Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md. opened up during CNN's “State of the Union” about taking on the role as the House’s lead impeachment manager during President Donald Trump’s second impeachment while also grieving the loss of his son, Tommy Raskin.

Read more: Rep. Jamie Raskin Talks Penning Article of Impeachment While Mourning Late Son


Justin Timberlake Confirms Baby No. 2 With Jessica Biel, Reveals Name


Created: Mon, Jan 18 2021 04:09:52 AM

Author: Ryan Gajewski

Justin Timberlake is finally opening up about welcoming a second child with wife Jessica Biel.

Read more: Justin Timberlake Confirms Baby No. 2 With Jessica Biel, Reveals Name


Dr. Dre Back Home After Reported Brain Aneurysm Treatment


Created: Sun, Jan 17 2021 09:59:45 PM

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Music mogul Dr. Dre was back at home Saturday after being treated at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.

Read more: Dr. Dre Back Home After Reported Brain Aneurysm Treatment


Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Murderer, Dies at 81


Created: Sun, Jan 17 2021 04:05:58 PM

Author: Christopher Weber and Linda Deutch

Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.

Read more: Phil Spector, Famed Music Producer and Murderer, Dies at 81


‘Batwoman' Star Javicia Leslie on Stepping Into the Iconic Superhero Role


Created: Sat, Jan 16 2021 11:59:18 PM

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There’s a new Batwoman in town, NBC News reports. After Ruby Rose’s shocking exit from the titular role last spring, Javicia Leslie will assume the mantle of Gotham City’s newest masked vigilante for the second season of “Batwoman” on The CW. The 33-year-old actress, best known for her work on the CBS comedy-drama “God Friended Me” and the BET crime...

Read more: ‘Batwoman' Star Javicia Leslie on Stepping Into the Iconic Superhero Role


Betty White Marks 99th Birthday Sunday; Up as Late as She Wants


Created: Sat, Jan 16 2021 10:52:02 PM

Author: Lynn Elber

Betty White is turning 99 on Sunday and says she is planning a low-key day, including feeding a pair of ducks that regularly visit her home

Read more: Betty White Marks 99th Birthday Sunday; Up as Late as She Wants


William Urges Public to Follow Queen's Example and Get Jab


Created: Sat, Jan 16 2021 10:40:55 PM

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Prince William is encouraging everyone in Britain to follow the example of Queen Elizabeth II, his grandmother, in being inoculated against COVID-19 as authorities battle unsubstantiated fears about vaccine safety

Read more: William Urges Public to Follow Queen's Example and Get Jab


Prince William Worried About Strain on UK Emergency Workers


Created: Sat, Jan 16 2021 10:36:23 PM

Author: Danica Kirka

Prince William says he is concerned about the mental health of U.K. ambulance drivers, police officers and other first responders who are being exposed to extraordinary levels of trauma and death as coronavirus cases soar

Read more: Prince William Worried About Strain on UK Emergency Workers


AP Exclusive: Selena Gomez: Big Tech ‘Cashing in From Evil'


Created: Sat, Jan 16 2021 06:02:31 PM

Author: Amanda Lee Myers

Selena Gomez is laying much of the blame for the violent attack on the U_S_ Capitol at the feet of Big Tech_ The singer told the leaders of Facebook, Twitter, Google and YouTube that they’ve allowed “people with hate in their hearts” to thrive and therefore “failed all the American people.”

Read more: AP Exclusive: Selena Gomez: Big Tech ‘Cashing in From Evil'


‘So Awkward' Star Archie Lyndhurst's Cause of Death at Age 19 Revealed


Created: Sat, Jan 16 2021 05:24:49 PM

Author: Corinne Heller

British teen actor Archie Lyndhurst's mother has revealed the cause of his sudden death and shared a beautiful, yet heartbreaking tribute to her late son.

Read more: ‘So Awkward' Star Archie Lyndhurst's Cause of Death at Age 19 Revealed


Mr. WorldWide to NASCAR: Pitbull Joins Trackhouse Ownership


Created: Sat, Jan 16 2021 11:27:17 AM

Author: Jenna Fryer

New NASCAR team Trackhouse Racing has brought entertainer Pitbull on as an ownership partner

Read more: Mr. WorldWide to NASCAR: Pitbull Joins Trackhouse Ownership


Chris Harrison Tells Bachelor Nation Fan to ‘Suck It' While Defending Ashley Iaconetti


Created: Fri, Jan 15 2021 10:44:49 PM

Author: Kaitlin Reilly

Chris Harrison will not stand for any hate that comes Ashley Iaconnetti’s way. On Jan. 15, “The Bachelor” franchise host posted a photo to Instagram of him with Iaconnetti and this year’s current lead Matt James on the ABC reality series. Iaconnetti is slated to appear on the Jan. 18 episode of the show to help guide Matt in his...

Read more: Chris Harrison Tells Bachelor Nation Fan to ‘Suck It' While Defending Ashley Iaconetti


Shawn Johnson Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 2 With Andrew East


Created: Fri, Jan 15 2021 05:11:59 PM

Author: Elyse Dupre

Shawn Johnson and Andrew East are expecting another child.

Read more: Shawn Johnson Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 2 With Andrew East


Milan Opens 1st Fashion Week With No VIP Guests Due to Virus


Created: Fri, Jan 15 2021 04:00:37 PM

Author: Colleen Barry

Italy’s fashion chamber is opening the first Milan Fashion Week that won't have VIPS populating runway front rows.

Read more: Milan Opens 1st Fashion Week With No VIP Guests Due to Virus


Prolific Actor Peter Mark Richman, Who Had Roles on ‘Three's Company' and ‘Beverly Hills 90210,' Dies at 93


Created: Fri, Jan 15 2021 03:20:36 PM

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Peter Mark Richman, a character actor who appeared in hundreds of television episodes and had recurring roles on “Three’s Company” and “Beverly Hills 90210,” has died.

Read more: Prolific Actor Peter Mark Richman, Who Had Roles on ‘Three's Company' and ‘Beverly Hills 90210,' Dies at 93


DC Pizza Shop Delivers Hundreds of Pies to National Guard Stationed at the Capitol


Created: Fri, Jan 15 2021 10:24:33 AM

Author: Samantha Kubota | TODAY

It's hard to go wrong with pizza, which is what a few members of Congress opted for as a way to show their appreciation for the National Guard stationed at the Capitol ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration next week.

Read more: DC Pizza Shop Delivers Hundreds of Pies to National Guard Stationed at the Capitol


Mossimo Giannulli Requests Early Prison Release After 56 Days in Solitary Confinement


Created: Fri, Jan 15 2021 05:58:10 AM

Author: Cydney Contreras

Mossimo Giannulli was sentenced to five months in prison, but after 56 days in solitary confinement, he's requesting an early release.

Read more: Mossimo Giannulli Requests Early Prison Release After 56 Days in Solitary Confinement


Emma Thompson Joins Netflix's ‘Matilda' Movie Musical as Miss Trunchbull


Created: Fri, Jan 15 2021 04:16:37 AM

Author: Lindsay Weinberg

Another perfect Netflix casting: Emma Thompson will play the wicked Miss Trunchbull in its "Matilda" movie musical, which also stars "Bond" actress Lashana Lynch.

Read more: Emma Thompson Joins Netflix's ‘Matilda' Movie Musical as Miss Trunchbull


‘Saved by the Bell' Star Dustin Diamond Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cancer


Created: Fri, Jan 15 2021 01:34:00 AM

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Dustin Diamond, known best for his portrayal of a lovable nerd on “Saved by the Bell,” has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer after being hospitalized over the weekend, the actor’s manager said Thursday. Diamond, 44, was taken to a Florida hospital days ago after feeling unwell, his spokesman previously confirmed to NBC News. The former child star is awaiting test...

Read more: ‘Saved by the Bell' Star Dustin Diamond Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cancer


Move Over, Hot Chocolate Bombs: Tea Bombs Are Here


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 11:53:44 PM

Author: Erica Chayes Wida

These ethereal tea bombs are very therapeutic to watch, melting and dispersing their flowers and leaves.

Read more: Move Over, Hot Chocolate Bombs: Tea Bombs Are Here


Joanne Rogers, Wife of Mister Rogers, Dies at Age 92


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 11:18:18 PM

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"Joanne was a brilliant and accomplished musician, a wonderful advocate for the arts, and a dear friend to everyone in our organization."

Read more: Joanne Rogers, Wife of Mister Rogers, Dies at Age 92


Disneyland to End Current Annual Passport Program, Issue Refunds Due to Pandemic


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 10:08:23 PM

Author: Whitney Irick

Disneyland Resort announced Thursday that the theme park planned to end its current annual passport program and issue "appropriate refunds" for eligible passholders.

Read more: Disneyland to End Current Annual Passport Program, Issue Refunds Due to Pandemic


Documentary ‘MLK/FBI' Probes When Bureau Bugged Martin Luther King Jr.


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 06:29:21 PM

Author: Jake Coyle

“MLK/FBI,” which IFC Films will release in theaters and on-demand Friday, chronicles one of the darkest chapters in the bureau’s history: the yearslong surveillance and harassment of King. Where others saw a leader of the highest order, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI saw a suspect -- a potential communist and a threat to white America.

Read more: Documentary ‘MLK/FBI' Probes When Bureau Bugged Martin Luther King Jr.


Lawmaker Wants Dolly Parton Statue at Tennessee Capitol


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 06:27:36 PM

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A statue of country music icon Dolly Parton could be added to the Capitol grounds in Nashville if one state lawmaker gets his way

Read more: Lawmaker Wants Dolly Parton Statue at Tennessee Capitol


Sarah, Duchess of York, to Publish Debut Historical Romance


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 06:15:28 PM

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Sarah, the Duchess of York, has landed a book deal for her debut novel for adults, a historical romance fictionalizing the life and loves of her great-great-great aunt.

Read more: Sarah, Duchess of York, to Publish Debut Historical Romance


Tyler Hubbard, Tim McGraw Call for Unity on New Duet


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 06:03:43 PM

Author: Kristin M. Hall

Country stars Tyler Hubbard and Tim McGraw are asking people to walk a mile in someone else's shoes in a call for unity on their new duet “Undivided."

Read more: Tyler Hubbard, Tim McGraw Call for Unity on New Duet


Siegfried Fischbacher of Famed Magic Act ‘Siegfried & Roy' Dies at 81


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 03:01:21 PM

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Siegfried Fischbacher, half of the world-famous Las Vegas magic and entertainment act Siegfried & Roy, died of cancer eight months after the death of his long-term business partner Roy Horn

Read more: Siegfried Fischbacher of Famed Magic Act ‘Siegfried & Roy' Dies at 81


Lady Gaga to Perform National Anthem at Biden Inauguration


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 11:41:04 AM

Author: Sophie Reardon

President-elect Joe Biden will have a small, in comparison to previous ceremonies, but noteworthy swearing-in ceremony on Inauguration Day. The Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Thursday morning several celebrities and community leaders who will join him at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

Read more: Lady Gaga to Perform National Anthem at Biden Inauguration


Sarah Jessica Parker Talks Replacing Samantha on ‘Sex and the City' Revival


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 10:28:07 AM

Author: Alexander Kacala | TODAY

While going into her shoe store in New York City, Sarah Jessica Parker revealed some new details about the "Sex and the City" revival that everyone has been buzzing about this week. The biggest question on people's minds: what will happen to Samantha Jones?

Read more: Sarah Jessica Parker Talks Replacing Samantha on ‘Sex and the City' Revival


Jeff Bridges Says Tumor Has ‘Drastically Shrunk'


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 09:23:47 AM

Author: Ryan Gajewski

Jeff Bridges is updating his fans on the latest progress in his battle with cancer.

Read more: Jeff Bridges Says Tumor Has ‘Drastically Shrunk'


Anne Hathaway Says She Wants to Be Called ‘Anything' But Her Own Name


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 06:00:32 AM

Author: Lindsay Weinberg

You know that actress from "The Devil Wears Prada" and "Les Mis?" Well, she has a very strange request: Don't call her by her name.

Read more: Anne Hathaway Says She Wants to Be Called ‘Anything' But Her Own Name


Armie Hammer Exits Upcoming Movie Amid Instagram Message Scandal


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 05:10:20 AM

Author: McKenna Aiello

Armie Hammer is speaking out.

Read more: Armie Hammer Exits Upcoming Movie Amid Instagram Message Scandal


Anderson Cooper Shares When He Knew — and When He Accepted — That He Was Gay


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 03:12:20 AM

Author: Ree Hines

Anderson Cooper was 45 years old when he came out publicly in 2012, but this week, a CNN viewer wanted to know what age the newsman was when he first realized he was gay and accepted it for himself.

Read more: Anderson Cooper Shares When He Knew — and When He Accepted — That He Was Gay


Shake Shack Catches Flak for ‘Lazy' Take on Korean Fried Chicken


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 03:03:48 AM

Author: Samantha Kubota

Shake Shack is catching flak for a limited-edition menu of "Korean-style" offerings that critics say is a "lazy" interpretation of Korean fried chicken.

Read more: Shake Shack Catches Flak for ‘Lazy' Take on Korean Fried Chicken


Anna Wintour Addresses Backlash Over Kamala Harris' Controversial Vogue Cover


Created: Thu, Jan 14 2021 02:51:37 AM

Author: Maura Hohman

Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour has spoken out about the magazine’s controversial February cover, which features Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in a photo that drew backlash from critics on social media. The iconic fashion magazine and Wintour herself came under fire when the cover was leaked online late Saturday. Many were quick to call out the lighting and casual styling of the...

Read more: Anna Wintour Addresses Backlash Over Kamala Harris' Controversial Vogue Cover

 
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