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“Gossip Girl” Actor Ed Westwick Denies Rape Allegation After Actress Makes Claim Against Him

“Gossip Girl” star Ed Westwick is denying claims made by actress Kristina Cohen, who went on Facebook on Monday to state in an explicit post that the actor raped her. Westwick posted a statement Tuesday regarding the accusation. He wrote on his social media pages, “I do not know this woman. I have never forced myself in any manner, on any woman. I certainly have never committed rape.”. ...Read Full Story

George Clooney On Why He’s Pulling Back From Acting: ‘I Don’t Need Money’

George Clooney explained in a new interview why he’s not going to be acting as much anymore, stating that he just doesn’t need the money. The 56 year old Clooney and his business partners sold their popular tequila company, Casamigos, in June. Clooney said the billion-dollar deal gives him leeway to continue to “fight to make the movies I want to make” and that he is shifting his efforts towards political activism and humanitarian work.. ...Read Full Story

“The Twilight Zone” Reboot In The Works

CBS Corporation CEO Leslie Moonves confirmed on Thursday that CBS All Access is working on a refresh of the iconic sci-fi anthology series The Twilight Zone.  It remains to be seen whether the project has been ordered or is simply in development, but Marco Ramirez, who has previously worked on the Netflix/Marvel collaborations The Defenders and Daredevil, will pen the series’ script.. ...Read Full Story

Beyoncé Set For Live-Action Remake Of ‘The Lion King’

The Walt Disney Studios revealed the cast for its upcoming live-action adaptation of its 1994 animated classic “The Lion King.” Beyoncé is joining the cast as the voice of Nala. Other cast members had been previously announced for the film, including Donald Glover as Simba and James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Billy Eichner as Timon and Keegan-Michael Key as a Kamari.. ...Read Full Story

Lady Gaga Reportedly Engaged To Boyfriend Christian Carino

Lady Gaga is reportedly engaged.  Us Weekly reports that Gaga and Christian Carino “secretly got engaged over the summer” after he asked her father for his blessing. They have apparently put a hold on wedding plans, however, while Gaga as focuses on her ongoing battle with chronic pain that comes from her Fibromyalgia.  Neither Gaga or Christian have officially commented on the news that they’re engaged.. ...Read Full Story

Wendy Williams Faints On Live TV During Halloween Show

Wendy Williams had a scary moment on her TV talk show when she passed out during a live broadcast on Tuesday morning.  Dressed as an elaborate Statue of Liberty, Williams was introducing a Halloween costume contest segment on her daytime talk show when she began slurring her words. She started shaking and lost her balance before collapsing on the ground. Producers rushed over to help Williams and the show cut to a commercial break before Williams came back on air and addressed the incident.. ...Read Full Story

Corey Feldman Vows To Name Hollywood Pedophile Ring In “Today Show” Interview

Corey Feldman wants to expose child predators in Hollywood, but the actor/musician says he needs $10 million to do it properly. Feldman wants to use crowd-sourced funds to produce a feature film focused on those who molested him, and he promises to name names with the project. During his Today show interview on Monday, October 30, Feldman defended his decision to wait to give names of the alleged harassers.. ...Read Full Story

Justin Bieber And Ex-Girlfriend Selena Gomez Attend Church Together After Breakfast, Sparking Rumors

After hanging out at Selena Gomez’s Los Angeles home last week, Justin Bieber and his ex was spotted having breakfast and going to church together on Sunday, Oct. 29.  A photo of the former lovebirds surfaced, of them having a casual conversation. However, sources say that the couple have a totally platonic relationship. Gomez’s current boyfriend, The Weeknd, is away on tour.. ...Read Full Story

Rock and Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dead at 89

Fats Domino, a rock and roll pioneer who penned classics like “I’m Walkin” and “Ain’t That a Shame” and popularized “Blueberry Hill,” has died at 89.  Hailing from New Orleans, Domino was among the first acts inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and was reportedly only second to Elvis Presley in record sales with over 65 million records sold.  Domino’s death was announced by Domino’s daughter to a local television station, and was confirmed by an official from New Orleans coroner’s office.. ...Read Full Story

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins to Depart For Sony TV

Mike Hopkins is leaving Hulu. Hopkins, who’s been Hulu’s CEO since 2013, is headed to Sony Pictures Television where he’ll serve as Chairman. The Chairman role was previously held by Steve Mosko, who left Sony last year. Randy Freer, a Hulu board-member who’s served as President and COO of Fox Networks Group since 2013, will take over for Hopkins as Hulu’s CEO.. ...Read Full Story

Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender Enjoy Honeymoon In Italy After Private Wedding

Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender jetted off to Italy for their honeymoon, a week after they got married in an ultra-private wedding ceremony in Ibiza. The newlyweds were spotted at Osteria del Cappello restaurant in Bologna on Sunday.  Vikander and Fassbender tied the knot last week at the luxurious La Granja farmstead resort surrounded by friends and family.. ...Read Full Story

Justin Timberlake To Headline 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Justin Timberlake is set to perform during halftime at Super Bowl LII.  His performance will take place during the Feb. 4, 2018 game, which comes 14 years after his controversial halftime show with Janet Jackson.  He made the announcement Sunday on Twitter and ahead of NBC’s Sunday Night Football broadcast in a humorous video in which he appeared alongside Jimmy Fallon, his longtime friend and frequent collaborator. . ...Read Full Story

Amber Tamblyn Speaks Out Regarding Racist Allegations Against Her Husband David Cross

Amber Tamblyn is not taking her husband David Cross’ side in an online feud with comedian Charlyne Yi.  Yi accused Cross of mocking her with what she claims were racist remarks a decade ago.  Now Tamblyn has defended Yi with a series of tweets on Thursday, and stated that she did not want to be held accountable for her husband’s actions.. ...Read Full Story

Chelsea Handler Leaving Netflix Show

Chelsea, Chelsea Handler’s weekly talk show, will not be returning for a third season on Netflix, the comedian has announced with a statement on Twitter.  Handler said the presidential election and the dramatic events that followed “galvanized” her and persuaded her to scrap the show in favor of a renewed political activism. . ...Read Full Story

Demi Lovato Documentary Premiers On YouTube

Demi Lovato’s documentary Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated, out Tuesday on YouTube, is a serious look at her rise to fame — and the complications that almost ended it all.  The film explores some of the singer’s darkest times, including her drug addiction (which ranged from pills to cocaine), eating disorder, heartbreak, and even a time she punched one of her back-up dancers.  . ...Read Full Story

Woody Allen Clarifies ‘Sad’ Comment On Weinstein Scandal

Woody Allen, who called the sexual assault and harassment allegations directed at Harvey Weinstein, “very sad for everybody involved” in a BBC interview over the weekend, is now clarifying his remarks.  “When I said I felt sad for Harvey Weinstein I thought it was clear the meaning was because he is a sad, sick man,” Allen said in a statement obtained by CNN on Monday.  Weinstein is facing dozens of allegations that include sexual assault and rape.. ...Read Full Story

James Corden Apologizes For Jokes About Harvey Weinstein After Backlash

“The Late Late Show” host James Corden has issued an apology after jokes he made at the expense of Harvey Weinstein were taken the wrong way.  The comedian took the stage at Friday night’s amfAR gala in Los Angeles where he attempted to address the numerous sexual harassment and assault allegations against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, by making some jokes about the man himself.  However two of Weinstein’s accusers, Asia Argento and Rose McGowan, took to Twitter to voice their criticism with what Corden said.. ...Read Full Story

Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner Are Engaged

Actress Sophie Turner of ‘Game of Thrones’ is engaged to singer Joe Jonas, formerly of the Jonas Brothers.  The pair made the announcement Sunday via social media.  Jonas, 28, is currently the lead singer of DNCE and hails from New Jersey; Turner, 21,  has played Sansa Stark since 2011 on the hit HBO series and hails from Chesterton, England. . ...Read Full Story

Mexican Soap Actor Slaps Reporter On Red Carpet

Mexican soap star Eduardo Yáñez slapped a reporter after the 57-year-old actor was asked about his son during a red carpet interview in Hollywood.  Yáñez’s annoyance turned to violence as journalist Paco Fuentes of “El Gordo y La Flaca” pressed the actor about a GoFundMe page his son posted to pay for car repairs instead of getting the money from his dad.  Yáñez told Fuentes he was being disrespectful and struck him hard across the face.   The actor later took to Twitter on Thursday to apologize for his actions.. ...Read Full Story

Georgina Chapman Announces She is Leaving Husband Harvey Weinstein Amid Scandal

Harvey Weinstein’s wife Georgina Chapman has announced she is leaving her husband, following allegations he sexually harassed dozens of women. This is the first time Chapman, the British fashion designer behind the luxury label Marchesa, has addressed the accusations made against her husband.  Weinstein, 65, and Chapman, 41, married in 2007 and have two children together:  India Pearl, 7, and Dashiell Max Robert, 4.. ...Read Full Story

ESPN Suspends Anchor Jemele Hill For Two Weeks

ESPN has suspended “Sports Center” anchor Jemele Hill for two weeks after the company said she violated their social media guidelines policy two times in the past two weeks.  Hill, who had previously called President Donald Trump a “white supremacist,” criticized Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in a series of tweets Sunday after he had warned his players not to kneel during the national anthem. She also suggested a boycott of Dallas Cowboys’ advertisers.. ...Read Full Story

“Blade Runner 2049” Has Disappointing Opening Weekend At Box Office

Blade Runner 2049, the sequel to Ridley Scott’s original classic, was anticipated to a huge box office success.  However the sci-fi flick struggled on its opening weekend, estimated to have earned just $42 million this weekend. It’s believed the film cost $200 million to make.  The film itself has received positive reviews from critics and audiencesbut it has failed to pull in the big numbers on its release date in the United States.  . ...Read Full Story

Tyrese Gibson Blames Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson For Delaying “Fast and Furious 9”

Tyrese Gibson spoke out in an Instagram post about the delay in the Fast and Furious 9 filming, and seemingly blamed his costar Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson for holding up production. Gibson’s outbursts have stemmed from rumors of a spinoff focusing on Johnson’s Fast character, Diplomatic Security Service agent Luke Hobbs.  Fast and Furious 9 was set to be released in April 2019, but Universal Studios postponed the premiere date for undisclosed reasons. . ...Read Full Story

Actress Gabrielle Union Reveals Personal Struggle With Infertility

In her new memoir, actress Gabrielle Union writes that she has struggled with infertility and  has gone through countless infertility treatments. In an excerpt published in People magazine from her upcoming book, Union, who is 44, writes she has endured 8 failed IVF cycles and has also suffered  8 or 9 miscarriages.  Union’s book, “We’re Going to Need More Wine,” will be released on Oct. 17th.. ...Read Full Story

Hugh Hefner’s Cause Of Death Is Revealed

Hugh Hefner died after going into cardiac arrest and experiencing respiratory failure, according to reports. Reports also reference that E.Coli and Septicemia (blood poisoning) were also contributing factors to his passing.  The Playboy founder died on Wednesday, September 27, at the age of 91.  He was laid to rest next to Marilyn Monroe in a private ceremony three days later. . ...Read Full Story

“The Simpsons” Urges Aid For Puerto Rico

The Simpsons’ season premiere aired Sunday night, and at the end of the episode the animated comedy got serious. A still image was shown for five seconds, depicting all of the Springfield characters gathered together in support of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The Simpsons somberly ask for help with Marge holding a “Unido” sign, and Homer, Bart, and Maggie join her in holding the Puerto Rican flag. The Simpsons tweeted that image, which included the social handles of charities like Unicef, Save the Children, and One America Appeal that are helping with disaster relief.. ...Read Full Story

“Sex And The City 3” Movie Cancelled, Stars Confirm

The ladies of “Sex and the City” will not be back for another movie. Sarah Jessica Parker, who played Carrie Bradshaw on the show, confirmed that the movie would not be happening. Other stars of the hit HBO show voiced disappointment, while also confirming the movie would not be filmed.  An unconfirmed report put the blame on co-star Kim Cattrall, claiming the actress, who played Samantha Jones on the show, made “outrageous demands” and because of it, the movie was canceled.. ...Read Full Story