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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