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Actress Gina Rodriguez Apologizes For Posting Video Of Herself Singing Racial Slur

Actress Gina Rodriguez is facing backlash over a social media post in which she used the n-word. A video posted on her Instagram shows Rodriguez getting her hair done as The Fugees song “Ready or Not” plays in the background. Rodriguez raps “I can do what you do … believe me. (N-word) give me heebie-jeebies.” She later deleted the video but not before people shared it widely on social media.. ...Read Full Story

More Women Come Forward Accusing Cuba Gooding Jr. Of Sexual Misconduct

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing new charges, which includes two counts of forcible touching and two counts of third-degree sex abuse from a pair of women. The new accusations brings the total number of women who have accused Gooding up to 14, and as many as 12 of them could testify against Gooding, in the hopes of establishing a pattern that would lend credibility to the stories of the two accusers Gooding is currently facing in court.  . ...Read Full Story

Hamilton’ Star Miguel Cervantes Mourns Death Of 3-Year-Old Daughter

“Hamilton” star Miguel Cervantes and his wife, Kelly, announced the death of their 3-year-old daughter Adelaide who died over the weekend.  In a statement the family said:  “The Cervantes family is heartbroken to announce that their baby girl Adelaide Grace passed early Saturday morning. She was held in the loving arms of her family as she peacefully achieved the “calm” for which they’ve been searching for so long.”. ...Read Full Story

Matt Lauer Denies “False Stories” After Rape Accusations Are Revealed In New Book

Matt Lauer is responding to allegations from a former junior colleague of his, who has accused him of raping her in his hotel room during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.  Brooke Nevils told  journalist Ronan Farrow for his forthcoming book, Catch and Kill that the former Today show host forced anal sex on her without her consent in his hotel room.. ...Read Full Story

“Little Mermaid Live!” Teaser Gives Fans First Look At Upcoming ABC Musical

A teaser for “The Little Mermaid Live!” starring Auli’i Cravalho as Ariel was just released, and fans also get a sneak peek at Queen Latifah as evil sorceress Ursula. Shaggy shows up as crab Sebastian, John Stamos plays Chef Louis, and Prince Eric will be played by actor Graham Phillips, best known for his roles in “Riverdale” and “The Good Wife.”. ...Read Full Story

‘Star Trek: Picard’ Trailer And Release Date Revealed

The second trailer for the series “Star Trek: Picard” on CBS All Access was revealed at New York Comic Con on Saturday. The trailer to the 10-episode series was released during a panel of cast members, including Patrick Stewart, who is returning to play the iconic Capt. Jean-Luc Picard. Stewart portrayed Picard on “Star Trek: Next Generation,” which aired for seven seasons from 1987 to 1994. The new show will follow the next chapter of Picard’s life, 20 years after the events of “The Next Generation.”. ...Read Full Story

Beyoncé’s Father, Mathew Knowles, Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Mathew Knowles, the father of musical superstars Beyoncé and Solange, revealed that he was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. In an interview that aired Wednesday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Knowles told Michael Strahan: “This is genetics,” Knowles said. “It also means that my kids have a higher chance, a higher risk, even my grandkids have a higher risk. And they handled it like they should. They went and got the test.”. ...Read Full Story

‘Clueless’ Star Stacey Dash Claims Self Defense Against Husband After Domestic Violence Arrest

Actress and political correspondent Stacey Dash was arrested for domestic violence in Florida over the weekend. Law enforcement sources tell us the “Clueless” actor was arrested after getting into a squabble with her new husband, Jeffrey Marty, and allegedly putting hands on him. Sources say Stacey allegedly pushed and slapped him, and they saw scratches on his left arm. . ...Read Full Story