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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

Reality Star Khloe Kardashian Reportedly Pregnant

Khloe Kardashian is reportedly expecting her first child with basketball player Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers.  This news comes on the heels of rumors that Kardashian’s sister, 20-year-old Kylie Jenner,  is expecting her first child with boyfriend Travis Scott.  Kardashian’s rep did not immediately respond to requests for comment about the pregnancy.

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Britain’s Prince Harry and Girlfriend Meghan Markle Make First Public Appearance

Prince Harry and his American girlfriend Meghan Markle took their relationship public on Monday when they were seen together holding hands on the sidelines at 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.  It was the first time the prince, 33, and the actress, 36, were snapped together by photographers, despite being a couple for over a year.  The Invictus Games is a Paralympics-style athletic competition that Prince Harry founded for wounded warriors.. ...Read Full Story

Jordin Sparks Performs National Anthem Before NFL Game Monday Night

Singer Jordin Sparks staged her own silent protest Monday while singing the National Anthem before the Cowboys vs. Cardinals NFL game. While she did not take to her knees, the singer had Bible verse, “Prov 31: 8-9,” written on her hand.  The verse reads, “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”. ...Read Full Story

Steven Spielberg To Assume CEO Position of Amblin Entertainment

Michael Wright, Amblin Partners’ top executive, is stepping down as CEO, the company announced Tuesday.   Steven Spielberg, who is chairman of his company, will assume the CEO role.  According to reports, Wright will still be working within the company but his role will be changed and he’ll be serving in a different capacity.

Steven Spielberg To Become CEO of Amblin Entertainment After Current CEO Steps Down

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Kardashians Sued for $32 Million Over Their Beauty Product Line

John LaBonty, former CEO of Boldface, alleges Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, failed to pay him an estimated 5% share of profits received from their beauty products.  The TV family had a deal with Boldface to market the beauty products.   Although the company was acquired by another company in 2014, LaBonty claims in his lawsuit that he’s still entitled to millions of dollars in profits.. ...Read Full Story

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” Welcomes Back Cast Member NeNe Leakes

NeNe Leakes, along with original cast member Kim Zolciak-Biermann, are back to stir the pot on Season 10 of the hit Bravo reality show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”  Both ladies were on board when the show premiered in October 2008 and are returning this season along with Housewives Sheree Whitfield, Kandi Burruss, Porsha Williams, Kenya Moore, and Cynthia Bailey. . ...Read Full Story

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ actress reveals she was diagnosed with brain tumor

Actress Kate Walsh of “Grey’s Anatomy” fame revealed that back in 2015 she was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor.  Walsh was diagnosed with a meningioma, and she underwent surgery to have it removed at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.  Now fully recovered, Walsh said that her decision to go public was intended to help raise awareness.. ...Read Full Story

Comedian Kevin Hart Makes Public Apology Amid Extortion Allegations

On September 16, Kevin Hart revealed he was the victim of attempted extortion.  In a video Mr. Hart posted to his Instagram this past Saturday, the comedian apologized to his wife and children, while taking responsibility for a “bad error in judgement” in which he claimed an unnamed individual was trying to extort him regarding a sexually suggestive video.  . ...Read Full Story