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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Acquires XFL


Created: Mon, Aug 03 2020 06:59:29 PM

Author: The Associated Press

Former wrestling star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson said he has acquired the XFL

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Pandemic Parody of `Goodnight Moon' to Be Released in Fall


Created: Mon, Aug 03 2020 02:58:14 PM

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A popular online spoof of the children’s favorite “Goodnight Moon,” reworked for the coronavirus, will be published by Penguin Random House this fall

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Lucky No.7: Taylor Swift Nabs 7th No.1 Album With ‘Folklore'


Created: Mon, Aug 03 2020 02:50:24 PM

Author: Mesfin Fekadu

To no one’s surprise, Taylor Swift’s surprise album “folklore” is dominating the music charts

Read more: Lucky No.7: Taylor Swift Nabs 7th No.1 Album With ‘Folklore'


Nikki Bella Gives Birth to Her First Child With Artem Chigvintsev


Created: Mon, Aug 03 2020 04:01:51 AM

Author: Allison Crist

Nikki Bella is officially a new mom.

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Bollywood Star Amitabh Bachchan Recovers From Coronavirus


Created: Sun, Aug 02 2020 11:02:38 PM

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Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has been discharged from a Mumbai hospital after undergoing three weeks of treatment for the coronavirus.

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How to Make an Ice Cream Sandwich, According to an Expert


Created: Sun, Aug 02 2020 02:37:51 PM

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An ice cream sandwich is one of the best desserts to bite into on a hot summer day, some might say. The handheld treat is indulgent-yet-refreshing and can be customized to your liking. Ice cream can be layered between chocolate chip cookies, chocolate wafer cookies and Oreo cookies. Whichever version you prefer, be sure to celebrate that ice cream sandwich preference on on Aug. 2: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day.

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Wilford Brimley, ‘Cocoon' and ‘Natural' Actor, Dies at 85


Created: Sun, Aug 02 2020 05:01:51 AM

Author: Lynn Elber

Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died

Read more: Wilford Brimley, ‘Cocoon' and ‘Natural' Actor, Dies at 85


Sean Penn Quietly Marries Australian-American Actress Leila George: Friend


Created: Sat, Aug 01 2020 11:59:50 PM

Author: Alyssa Morin

Sean Penn appears to be off-the-market. The 59-year-old star has taken his romance with Leila George to the next level, according to the couple’s close friend. Philanthropist Irena Medavoy announced the special and exciting news that that the couple recently tied the knot. “We are so happy for @leilageorge #seanpenn getting married,” Medavoy captioned her post on Friday, alongside a...

Read more: Sean Penn Quietly Marries Australian-American Actress Leila George: Friend


Lena Dunham Says Her Body ‘Revolted' Under COVID-19


Created: Sat, Aug 01 2020 10:18:34 PM

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Lena Dunham says her body “revolted” during a struggle with COVID-19

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‘Ellen DeGeneres Show' Executive Producer Shuts Down Cancellation Rumors


Created: Sat, Aug 01 2020 07:38:33 PM

Author: Alyssa Morin

An “Ellen DeGeneres Show” executive producer is setting the record straight on rumors surrounding the future of the longtime series. Earlier this week, Andy Lassner spoke out on Twitter after a follower insinuated “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” was being canceled due to allegations made against Ellen DeGeneres’ eponymous show. “Me: I really think 2020 is gonna turn around and start...

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US Marshals Auctioning Fyre Festival Merchandise Through Texas Auction Company


Created: Sat, Aug 01 2020 06:33:40 PM

Author: The Associated Press

More than three years after the highly publicized Fyre Festival famously fizzled out in the Bahamas, merchandise and other "minor assets" are up for sale -- courtesy of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Ben Watkins of ‘MasterChef Junior' Diagnosed With Tumor 3 Years After His Parents Died


Created: Fri, Jul 31 2020 05:59:31 PM

Author: McKenna Aiello

13-year-old Ben Watkins, a contestant on season 6 of FOX's "MasterChef Junior," is one of six people in the world with angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma.

Read more: Ben Watkins of ‘MasterChef Junior' Diagnosed With Tumor 3 Years After His Parents Died


Tamar Braxton Breaks Silence After Recent Hospitalization: ‘Mental Health Is Real'


Created: Fri, Jul 31 2020 03:33:15 PM

Author: Drew Weisholtz and Alyssa Newcomb

Tamar Braxton is opening up about her struggle with mental health after she was found unresponsive and rushed to the hospital on July 16 after a possible suicide attempt.

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Watch: Morgan Freeman Reads John Lewis' Final Essay on ‘The Last Word'


Created: Fri, Jul 31 2020 02:16:49 PM

Author: Daniel Macht

Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman lent his heavenly voice to read the final words of his friend and civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis on Thursday night’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.” Lewis’ essay, titled, “Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation,” was published by The New York Times to run the day of his funeral,...

Read more: Watch: Morgan Freeman Reads John Lewis' Final Essay on ‘The Last Word'


Blue Ivy, Rumi and Sir Carter Steal the Show in Beyoncé's ‘Black Is King'


Created: Fri, Jul 31 2020 01:58:16 PM

Author: Elyse Dupre

The 38-year-old singer dropped the visual album on Disney+ on Friday, July 31.

Read more: Blue Ivy, Rumi and Sir Carter Steal the Show in Beyoncé's ‘Black Is King'


Bryan Cranston Recovers From COVID-19, Donates Plasma


Created: Fri, Jul 31 2020 07:56:10 AM

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Actor Bryan Cranston says he contracted and recovered from COVID-19 and has donated his plasma because it contains antibodies

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Man Convicted of Wire Fraud After Posing as Movie Producer


Created: Fri, Jul 31 2020 01:04:44 AM

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A former college student from Texas who posed as a film producer has been sentenced in New Hampshire to more than a year in jail for defrauding several foreign citizens living in the United States. Shiva Chandan Reddy Thudi, 26, of Irving, Texas, was sentenced to 12 months and a day in federal prison for wire fraud, United States Attorney...

Read more: Man Convicted of Wire Fraud After Posing as Movie Producer


DeGeneres Apologizes to Show's Staff Amid Workplace Inquiry


Created: Fri, Jul 31 2020 12:26:07 AM

Author: Lynn Elber

Ellen DeGeneres is apologizing to the staff of her daytime TV talk show.

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Taylor Swift's Team Changes ‘Folklore' Logo After Accusations of ‘Stealing' From a Black Business Owner


Created: Thu, Jul 30 2020 10:57:05 PM

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Taylor Swift’s team announced that they will be altering “folklore” merchandise in response to accusations that designers “ripped off” a logo from a Black-owned business.

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UK Rapper Solo 45 Sentenced to 24 Years for Violent Rapes


Created: Thu, Jul 30 2020 10:37:17 PM

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British grime musician Solo 45 has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for raping four women in what police said was among the most violent sexual behavior they had seen.

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Josh Lucas and Jerry O'Connell on “The Secret: Dare to Dream”


Created: Thu, Jul 30 2020 10:17:53 PM

Author: Heather Brooker

“The Secret: Dare to Dream” was originally slated to have a theatrical release in April. But as with a lot of things in Hollywood lately, the release was pushed back due to coronavirus. It’s now being released on PVOD July 31. The film is based on Rhonda Byrne’s best-selling book “The Secret” which came out in 2006. This fictional telling...

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Gaga, Grande Top MTV VMA Noms; Quarantine Categories Added


Created: Thu, Jul 30 2020 09:19:36 PM

Author: Mesfin Fekadu

It’s raining nominations for Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s “Rain on Me” at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, which will present new categories focused on live performances and music videos created at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tiffany Haddish Says Racism Makes Her Fearful of Raising Children


Created: Thu, Jul 30 2020 08:09:12 PM

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Actor and comedian Tiffany Haddish revealed that racism makes her fearful of raising children.

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Oprah Winfrey Pays Tribute to Breonna Taylor With Historic Magazine Cover


Created: Thu, Jul 30 2020 04:26:25 PM

Author: Samantha Schnurr

As demands for justice in Breonna Taylor's death continue, Winfrey joined the call in a major way by making Taylor the solo cover star of the September issue of her O, The Oprah Magazine. This marks the first time in its 20-year history that the cover has not featured Winfrey.

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Women Embrace #Challengeaccepted, But Some Ask: to What End?


Created: Thu, Jul 30 2020 03:24:11 PM

Author: Kathleen Foody

Female Instagram users across the United States are flooding the photo-sharing app with black-and-white images this week. The official goal is a show of support for other women.

Read more: Women Embrace #Challengeaccepted, But Some Ask: to What End?


Why Garth Brooks Withdrew From Running for CMA Entertainer of the Year


Created: Thu, Jul 30 2020 09:40:08 AM

Author: Mckenna Aiello

Garth Brooks wants to give fellow country music superstars a chance to shine.

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Tracy Morgan, Wife to Divorce After 5 Years of Marriage


Created: Wed, Jul 29 2020 11:53:49 PM

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Tracy Morgan and his wife of five years are ending their marriage.

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Malik B, Original Member of The Roots, Dies at 47


Created: Wed, Jul 29 2020 10:09:40 PM

Author: David Chang

Malik Abdul Basit, an original member of the legendary Philadelphia hip hop group the Roots, has died at the age of 47.

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Court Says Ashley Judd Can Sue Harvey Weinstein for Sexual Harassment


Created: Wed, Jul 29 2020 07:40:55 PM

Author: Andrew Dalton

A federal appeals court on Wednesday restored a major part of Ashley Judd’s lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, finding that the producer had power over the actor which should make her able to sue under a California sexual harassment law.

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Meghan Markle Fights to Keep Friends Anonymous in Lawsuit


Created: Wed, Jul 29 2020 07:21:12 PM

Author: Jill Lawless

Lawyers for the Duchess of Sussex have asked a judge to keep the names of five of her friends out of the public domain during her privacy-infringement lawsuit against a British newspaper.

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David Schwimmer: ‘Friends' Reunion Will Be ‘Unscripted' With ‘Surprise Funny Bits'


Created: Wed, Jul 29 2020 06:34:01 PM

Author: Lauren Piester

The pandemic may have delayed the long-awaited "Friends" reunion, but it's still happening.

Read more: David Schwimmer: ‘Friends' Reunion Will Be ‘Unscripted' With ‘Surprise Funny Bits'


Kim Kardashian West Returns Home to Los Angeles After Emotional Reunion With Kanye West


Created: Wed, Jul 29 2020 03:32:39 PM

Author: Jess Cohen

Kim Kardashian West is back at home after reuniting with her husband Kanye West.

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Singer Lady A Says She Won't Be Dismissed by Band: ‘I'm Worth Every Penny I Asked For'


Created: Wed, Jul 29 2020 02:25:53 PM

Author: Scott Stump | TODAY

The singer Lady A says she is feeling “dismissed” by the band of the same name and does not want to give up her name in the ongoing legal dispute with the Grammy-winning country music group formerly known as Lady Antebellum. Lady A, a 62-year-old blues singer from Seattle, spoke with Sheinelle Jones on the 3rd hour of TODAY Wednesday...

Read more: Singer Lady A Says She Won't Be Dismissed by Band: ‘I'm Worth Every Penny I Asked For'


Dunkin' Just Released 2 Coffee-Flavored Cereals With Caffeine


Created: Wed, Jul 29 2020 11:59:23 AM

Author: Aly Walansky | TODAY

For many, mornings are hard and coffee is usually the drink of choice to help people perk up. Now, instead of drinking your morning brew, Dunkin’ wants you to eat it. The doughnut chain has teamed up with Post to create two new cereals inspired by popular Dunkin’ beverages — and the crunchy cereals don’t just taste like coffee, they each have...

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Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox Show Off Their Relationship in New Selfie


Created: Wed, Jul 29 2020 04:45:40 AM

Author: Maura Hohman | TODAY

Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox may have only been dating for a few months, but they've already reached Instagram selfie status.

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Comedian Says He'd Return to Testify in Orleans Assault Case


Created: Wed, Jul 29 2020 01:18:52 AM

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Comedian Andy Dick tells a New Orleans news outlet he's willing to return to the city and testify against a man accused of knocking him unconscious last year

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AMC, Universal Agree to Shrink Theatrical Window to 17 Days


Created: Tue, Jul 28 2020 09:38:17 PM

Author: Jake Coyle

In a sign of how the pandemic is remaking Hollywood traditions, AMC Theatres and Universal Studios on Tuesday announced an agreement for a shortened theatrical window, with the studio’s films playing for a minimum of just 17 days in cinemas.

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Emmys 2020 Snubs and Surprises: Zendaya, ‘Big Little Lies' and More


Created: Tue, Jul 28 2020 05:20:04 PM

Author: Lauren Piester

Pandemic or no pandemic, the Emmys will go on, and now we know who is in the running for the first major entertainment awards of the coronavirus era.

Read more: Emmys 2020 Snubs and Surprises: Zendaya, ‘Big Little Lies' and More


2020 Emmy Nominations: The Complete List


Created: Tue, Jul 28 2020 05:08:21 PM

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The 2020 Emmy Awards season is underway. The first major entertainment awards show of the pandemic era held a virtual ceremony to announce the nominees.

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Andrea Bocelli, Who Had COVID, Says Lockdown Humiliated Him


Created: Tue, Jul 28 2020 02:50:33 PM

Author: Frances D'emilio

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, who had COVID-19, says the pandemic lockdown made him feel “humiliated and offended” by depriving him of freedom

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Kathie Lee Gifford Reflects on the Last Time She Saw Regis Philbin Before His Death


Created: Tue, Jul 28 2020 12:44:52 PM

Author: Scott Stump | TODAY

Kathie Lee Gifford expressed her gratitude on Monday for being able to see her beloved former co-host and longtime friend Regis Philbin just a few weeks before his death at 88 last week. Gifford, 66, had lunch with Philbin and his wife, Joy, at Gifford’s Connecticut home, where they all shared some laughs together one last time. Watch TODAY All Day! Get the...

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‘Watchmen' Leads Charge for Emmy Nominations Relevance


Created: Tue, Jul 28 2020 07:02:48 AM

Author: Lynn Elber

HBO's limited series “Watchmen” leads all Emmy nominees with 26 and gives the awards show an added dose of relevance

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‘Ellen DeGeneres Show' Under Internal Investigation After Workplace Complaints


Created: Tue, Jul 28 2020 04:14:00 AM

Author: Cydney Contreras

Warner Bros. is conducting an internal investigation of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" following multiple complaints of a toxic work environment.

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Megan Thee Stallion Describes Her Shooting in Tearful Instagram Live Video


Created: Mon, Jul 27 2020 11:33:13 PM

Author: Associated Press

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion said Monday that she had gunshot wounds in both feet and gave new details about the shooting earlier this month that she called "the worst experience of my life" in an emotional online video.

Read more: Megan Thee Stallion Describes Her Shooting in Tearful Instagram Live Video


‘Muppets Now' Is Pure Muppets Magic Served Up Variety Show Style For Streaming Audiences


Created: Mon, Jul 27 2020 08:39:07 PM

Author: Heather Brooker

It’s time to start the show, with a modern twist. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and the whole Muppets gang are serving up their signature variety-style show with “Muppets Now” on Disney+. “Muppets Now” is The Muppets Studio’s first unscripted series and their first original series for Disney+. In the somewhat meta storyline, Scooter rushes to make his delivery...

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Sophie Turner Gives Birth, Welcomes First Child With Joe Jonas


Created: Mon, Jul 27 2020 07:11:57 PM

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Although she never formally announced her pregnancy, Sophie Turner has welcomed her first child with Joe Jonas.

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Nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards


Created: Mon, Jul 27 2020 04:52:01 PM

Author: Heather Brooker

The 72nd Emmy Award nominees were announced July 28, 2020 at 11:30AM ET/8:30AM PT. The 72nd Emmy Awards are scheduled for Sept. 20, 8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT. See the complete list of nominees below. On a typical Emmy noms day, press from around the world stagger into the Television Academy building in North Hollywood very early in the morning. They grab...

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Rapper Killer Mike on Protests: ‘The State Needed This Reality Check'


Created: Mon, Jul 27 2020 03:36:56 PM

Author: Sarah Glover

Mike Render, aka Killer Mike, is a Grammy Award-winning rapper, businessman and activist. He made his musical debut on Outkast’s 2000 LP “Stankonia.” The Atlanta native hosts the Netflix series “Trigger Warning With Killer Mike,” has released five albums as a solo artist and four albums with Run the Jewels, owns barbershops and co-owns Bankhead Seafood with rapper T.I. Harris....

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Officially Become Greek Citizens


Created: Mon, Jul 27 2020 02:42:53 PM

Author: Samantha Schnurr

Opa! Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have something to celebrate. The Oscar winner and his famed wife have officially become Greek citizens. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of Greece, confirmed the personal news in an Instagram post he shared on Saturday along with a photo of the two stars holding up their Greek passports. “@ritawilson @tomhanks are now proud Greek citizens!”...

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Lawyer Claims Depp Was Misogynistic Abuser of Ex-Wife Heard


Created: Mon, Jul 27 2020 01:08:57 PM

Author: Jill Lawless

A lawyer for British tabloid The Sun says Johnny Depp abused Amber Heard during their relationship, committing acts of violence fueled by misogyny and unleashed by addiction to alcohol and drugs

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