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London Animation Studio Adapts to Finish Disney Film


Created: Fri, Jul 10 2020 05:57:15 PM

Author: Louise Dixon

A London animation studio is following the British motto of “keep calm and carry on” during the coronavirus pandemic to complete its first feature film in time for Disney’s planned release early next year

Read more: London Animation Studio Adapts to Finish Disney Film


Charlie Daniels Memorialized at Tennessee Funeral


Created: Fri, Jul 10 2020 04:45:28 PM

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Country Music Hall of Fame musician Charlie Daniels is being memorialized at a funeral service in Murfreesboro, Tennessee Friday morning.

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With New Name and Album, the Chicks' Voices Ring Loud Again


Created: Fri, Jul 10 2020 04:20:16 PM

Author: Kristin M. Hall

Breaking their ties with Dixie, The Chicks step into a new chapter with first new music in 14 years

Read more: With New Name and Album, the Chicks' Voices Ring Loud Again


Authorities Continue Search for ‘Glee' Star Believed to Have Drowned


Created: Fri, Jul 10 2020 01:13:57 PM

Author: Andrew Dalton

Authorities planned Friday to renew the search for “Glee” star Naya Rivera, who's believed to have drowned in a Southern California lake while boating with her 4-year-old son

Read more: Authorities Continue Search for ‘Glee' Star Believed to Have Drowned


Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Husband Welcome 1st Child Together


Created: Fri, Jul 10 2020 05:20:00 AM

Author: Samantha Kubota | TODAY

Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita are officially proud dads!

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NBC News Sets Goal of a Workforce That Is Half Minority


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 09:08:45 PM

Author: David Bauder

NBC Universal's News Group's chairman has set a bold goal of having a workforce at NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC that is 50 percent minority.

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‘Real Housewives' Star's Ex Pleads Not Guilty to Assault


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 08:46:17 PM

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The ex-husband of a “Real Housewives of New Jersey” cast member and a reputed mobster have pleaded not guilty to charges that they conspired to assault the woman’s current husband.

Read more: ‘Real Housewives' Star's Ex Pleads Not Guilty to Assault


‘Happy to Be Alive': Comedian Rickey Smiley's Daughter Says She's Okay After Being Shot


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 08:07:18 PM

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The daughter of comedian and radio host Rickey Smiley said she's "happy to be alive" and is feeling okay after being shot multiple times over the weekend in Houston.

Read more: ‘Happy to Be Alive': Comedian Rickey Smiley's Daughter Says She's Okay After Being Shot


Country Musician Charlie Daniels Honored at Memorial Service


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 06:56:07 PM

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Country Music Hall of Fame musician Charlie Daniels received military honors at a memorial service in Tennessee on Wednesday

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With a Satirical Fictional Memoir, Jim Carrey Gets Real


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 06:46:32 PM

Author: Jake Coyle

Jim Carrey's new book, “Memoirs and Misinformation,” is not an easy book to label. It opens with Carrey binge-watching Netflix while nursing a split from Renée Zellweger, pleading for his home security system to “Tell me I’m safe and loved” and craving the box-office success that brought him “closer to god.”

Read more: With a Satirical Fictional Memoir, Jim Carrey Gets Real


Asian American Girls Saw Pivotal Icon in ‘Baby-Sitters Club'


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 06:27:41 PM

Author: Terry Tang

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Will Big Boy Replace Its Mascot for Good? Girl Character Replaces the Iconic Logo


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 05:21:36 PM

Author: Erica Chayes Wida | TODAY

Big Boy, the hamburger-carrying mascot of the fast-food chain with the same name, is throwing in the towel (or rather the checkered overalls) to make way for a new girl in town named Dolly.

Read more: Will Big Boy Replace Its Mascot for Good? Girl Character Replaces the Iconic Logo


Depp Says Feces in Bed Was Last Straw in Marriage to Heard


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 05:00:31 PM

Author: Jill Lawless

Johnny Depp has called his relationship with Amber Heard “a crime scene waiting to happen,” but denied in a London court that he assaulted his ex-wife during a drug-fueled rampage in Australia

Read more: Depp Says Feces in Bed Was Last Straw in Marriage to Heard


5 Arrested in Murder of Brooklyn Rapper Pop Smoke


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 04:59:32 PM

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Los Angeles police arrested five people Thursday in the February murder of Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke, who was shot and killed in what appeared to be a home invasion robbery at the property he was renting in the Hollywood Hills. “LAPD Detectives have arrested three adult males & two juvenile males related to the Feb 19th murder of Bashar Jackson,...

Read more: 5 Arrested in Murder of Brooklyn Rapper Pop Smoke


Meghan Tries to Prevent ‘Friends' Being Named in Suit


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 04:02:57 PM

Author: Danica Kirka

The Duchess of Sussex has asked a British court to prevent a newspaper from publishing the names of five friends who defended her while speaking to an American magazine under the shield of anonymity

Read more: Meghan Tries to Prevent ‘Friends' Being Named in Suit


Rolling Stones to Release Unheard Tracks From 1973 Album


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 03:32:07 PM

Author: The Associated Press

The Rolling Stones are releasing a new version of their 1973 album “Goats Head Soup” with three unheard tracks

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Could Tom Hanks Get Coronavirus Again? Actor Shares Results of Recent Antibody Test


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 12:12:03 PM

Author: Maura Hohman | TODAY

Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson were diagnosed with the coronavirus in March, but he recently told NBC News’ Lester Holt that they’re not completely out of the woods. Since getting sick, the actor has recovered to the point that he’s done interviews about the pandemic, delivered a virtual commencement address and even hosted a remote edition of “Saturday Night Live.” Still, he could be at risk of...

Read more: Could Tom Hanks Get Coronavirus Again? Actor Shares Results of Recent Antibody Test


Joy Reid to Host ‘The ReidOut' Weeknights on MSNBC


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 10:41:52 AM

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Joy Reid, an MSNBC political analyst and weekend host, has been tapped to lead the 7 p.m. weeknight hour, the network said Thursday.

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Walt Disney World to Resume Ticket Sales, Hotel Reservations on Thursday


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 08:56:14 AM

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After four months of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, those wanting to travel to Walt Disney World can start buying tickets again on Thursday.

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‘Glee' Star Naya Rivera Believed Drowned in California Lake


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 01:19:25 AM

Author: Staff Reports

“Glee” actress and singer Naya Rivera was missing after her 4-year-old son was found alone on a boat on Lake Piru in Ventura County, in what turned into a recovery operation Thursday, sheriff’s officials said. The department said it responded to a report of a boy alone on a boat Wednesday around 4:48 p.m. at the reservoir and recreation area...

Read more: ‘Glee' Star Naya Rivera Believed Drowned in California Lake


'Batwoman' Has Found Its New Batwoman in Javicia Leslie


Created: Thu, Jul 09 2020 12:34:37 AM

Author: Lauren Piester | E! Online

The new Batwoman has been found.

Read more: 'Batwoman' Has Found Its New Batwoman in Javicia Leslie


Country Band Lady A Files Suit Against Singer With Same Name


Created: Wed, Jul 08 2020 11:38:21 PM

Author: Kristin M. Hall

Country group Lady A, which dropped the word "Antebellum" from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed as Lady A for years.

Read more: Country Band Lady A Files Suit Against Singer With Same Name


Universal Shuffles Horror Movie Slate as Coronavirus Pandemic Worsens


Created: Wed, Jul 08 2020 07:35:00 PM

Author: Sarah Whitten | CNBC

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen in the U.S., Universal Pictures is pushing a number of its upcoming horror films to new release dates. On Wednesday, the company announced that “Candyman,” a film produced by MGM and Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions, in association with Bron Creative, would move to Oct. 16. The film was originally slated for release on Sept. 25.  Blumhouse’s “The...

Read more: Universal Shuffles Horror Movie Slate as Coronavirus Pandemic Worsens


Former Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Joins CNBC as Chief General News Anchor With New Evening Show


Created: Wed, Jul 08 2020 07:34:15 PM

Author: Julia Boorstin

CNBC announced on Wednesday that former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is joining the network to host a one-hour evening news program on weekdays at 7 p.m. ET. The newscast, which will be called “The News with Shepard Smith,” is set to launch in the fall. Smith’s title will be chief general news anchor and chief breaking general news anchor....

Read more: Former Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith Joins CNBC as Chief General News Anchor With New Evening Show


Jay Pharoah Opens Up About Run-In With Police: ‘I'm Just Happy to Be Here Breathing'


Created: Wed, Jul 08 2020 06:24:00 PM

Author: Scott Stump | TODAY

Jay Pharoah said that a simple command from an exercise app on his phone may have been the difference between him walking away unharmed and a potentially much more dangerous situation in a frightening encounter with the police in April. The former “Saturday Night Live” star told Al Roker on the 3rd hour of TODAY Wednesday that he was handcuffed on the...

Read more: Jay Pharoah Opens Up About Run-In With Police: ‘I'm Just Happy to Be Here Breathing'


Will Smith Recalls Being Called the N-Word by Police ‘On More Than 10 Occasions'


Created: Wed, Jul 08 2020 05:24:13 PM

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Will Smith participated in a recent discussion with Angela Rye and spoke about how he was called racial slurs by the police while growing up in Philadelphia. “I grew up under, you know, Mayor Rizzo. He went from the chief of police to becoming the mayor and he had an iron hand,” the 51-year-old actor said during an episode of On One With Angela Rye. “I’ve been...

Read more: Will Smith Recalls Being Called the N-Word by Police ‘On More Than 10 Occasions'


‘Selling Sunset' Star Chrishell Stause Opens Up About Her Divorce From Justin Hartley


Created: Wed, Jul 08 2020 01:08:06 PM

Author: Derek Zagami

Chrishell Stause is no stranger to the headlines. She has been in the press over the last year because of her recent divorce from ‘This Is Us’ Star Justin Hartley. And we’re going to see it all play out on this upcoming season of the Netflix hit series ‘Selling Sunset’. “It’s an embarrassing, humiliating type of thing to go through...

Read more: ‘Selling Sunset' Star Chrishell Stause Opens Up About Her Divorce From Justin Hartley


What Now for Prince Andrew? Royal Faces Scrutiny After Ghislaine Maxwell's Arrest


Created: Wed, Jul 08 2020 09:20:19 AM

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As the lurid headlines swirl in the wake of the arrest of Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidant Ghislaine Maxwell, questions again are surging over what comes next for Britain's Prince Andrew, who is caught up in the high-profile affair.

Read more: What Now for Prince Andrew? Royal Faces Scrutiny After Ghislaine Maxwell's Arrest


Usain Bolt Reveals His Baby Girl's Unique Name


Created: Wed, Jul 08 2020 06:11:00 AM

Author: Mike Vulpo

Usain Bolt just won the game of baby names.

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Bad Bunny Makes Playboy History With Digital Cover


Created: Wed, Jul 08 2020 03:38:00 AM

Author: Alyssa Morin

Bad Bunny continues to make waves.

Read more: Bad Bunny Makes Playboy History With Digital Cover


Nick Cordero's Wife Tearfully Performs Late Husband's Song in Final Musical Tribute


Created: Tue, Jul 07 2020 03:12:26 PM

Author: Scott Stump | TODAY

For 95 days, Amanda Kloots held a therapeutic singalong every afternoon with Nick Cordero’s fans as her husband battled the coronavirus in the hospital. A day after the Broadway star died at 41 from COVID-19 complications, Kloots led one last tearful rendition of his song “Live Your Life” on Monday with his fans on Instagram Live. “Thank you so much for the past 95 days singing...

Read more: Nick Cordero's Wife Tearfully Performs Late Husband's Song in Final Musical Tribute


Tom Hanks Compares Coronavirus Battle to World War II: ‘We're All in This Together'


Created: Tue, Jul 07 2020 01:43:49 PM

Author: Scott Stump | TODAY

Tom Hanks believes the effort to stop the spread of coronavirus needs to involve the type of collective spirit similar to the one shared by Americans during World War II.

Read more: Tom Hanks Compares Coronavirus Battle to World War II: ‘We're All in This Together'


'Days of Our Lives' Star Kristian Alfonso Leaving the Show After Nearly 40 Years


Created: Tue, Jul 07 2020 12:58:18 PM

Author: Alyssa Newcomb | TODAY

Kristian Alfonso, one of the most recognizable faces on “Days of Our Lives,” is leaving her role on the daytime drama after 37 years. “I feel blessed and honored to have been invited into people’s homes for over three decades. However, it is now time for me to write my next chapter,” Alfonso said in a statement posted to Instagram....

Read more: 'Days of Our Lives' Star Kristian Alfonso Leaving the Show After Nearly 40 Years


At Libel Trial, Depp Blasts Amber Heard's ‘Sick' Abuse Claim


Created: Tue, Jul 07 2020 10:19:34 AM

Author: Jill Lawless

Johnny Depp has accused his ex-wife Amber Heard of making “sick” claims that he abused her and falsely branded him a monster

Read more: At Libel Trial, Depp Blasts Amber Heard's ‘Sick' Abuse Claim


How to Score National Ice Cream Month Deals From Baskin-Robbins, Carvel and More


Created: Tue, Jul 07 2020 08:39:33 AM

Author: Daniella Musacchio | TODAY

Looking for an excuse to treat yourself right now? July is National Ice Cream Month and ice cream shops across the country are churning out special deals to satisfy anyone with a craving for something cool and creamy.

Read more: How to Score National Ice Cream Month Deals From Baskin-Robbins, Carvel and More


Disney Star Sebastián Athie Dead at 24


Created: Tue, Jul 07 2020 04:40:00 AM

Author: Mckenna Aiello

Actor Sebastián Athie has passed away at the age of 24.

Read more: Disney Star Sebastián Athie Dead at 24


Comedian Rickey Smiley's Teen Daughter Shot in Alleged Road Rage Incident


Created: Tue, Jul 07 2020 04:07:00 AM

Author: Mckenna Aiello

Rickey Smiley's 19-year-old daughter is recovering after being shot multiple times in Houston, Texas, Sunday night.

Read more: Comedian Rickey Smiley's Teen Daughter Shot in Alleged Road Rage Incident


Mandy Moore Reacts to Ex-Husband Ryan Adams' Public Apology


Created: Mon, Jul 06 2020 06:55:18 PM

Author: Mike Vulpo

Mandy Moore is reacting to Ryan Adams' public apology from the Fourth of July weekend.

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Denise Richards Details Return to Set on ‘Bold' Amid Virus


Created: Mon, Jul 06 2020 06:23:56 PM

Author: Alicia Rancilio

Production had been shut down for three months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The series is under a microscope as one of the first U.S. productions to resume filming.

Read more: Denise Richards Details Return to Set on ‘Bold' Amid Virus


Kaepernick, ESPN Team Up for Documentary Series on His Life


Created: Mon, Jul 06 2020 05:21:30 PM

Author: Rob Maaddi

Colin Kaepernick will be featured in a documentary series produced by ESPN Films as part of a first-look deal with The Walt Disney Co.

Read more: Kaepernick, ESPN Team Up for Documentary Series on His Life


Country Rocker and Fiddler Charlie Daniels Dies at Age 83


Created: Mon, Jul 06 2020 04:45:03 PM

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Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died Monday at a hospital in Hermitage, Tennessee, after doctors said he had a stroke. He had suffered what was described as a mild stroke in...

Read more: Country Rocker and Fiddler Charlie Daniels Dies at Age 83


As Paris Fashion Week Is Streamed, Critics Look to Future


Created: Mon, Jul 06 2020 09:24:00 AM

Author: Thomas Adamson

The coronavirus pandemic has instilled chaos into the already-unpredictable Paris Fashion Week

Read more: As Paris Fashion Week Is Streamed, Critics Look to Future


Spaghetti Western Movie Composer Ennio Morricone Dead at 91


Created: Mon, Jul 06 2020 08:07:22 AM

Author: Frances D'emilio

Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and the soundtracks such as classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables,” has died

Read more: Spaghetti Western Movie Composer Ennio Morricone Dead at 91


Viola Davis, Leslie Odom Jr. and More Stars Pay Tribute to Nick Cordero


Created: Mon, Jul 06 2020 05:15:10 AM

Author: Mckenna Aiello

Hollywood is in mourning over the loss of Nick Cordero.

Read more: Viola Davis, Leslie Odom Jr. and More Stars Pay Tribute to Nick Cordero


Morgan Stewart Is Engaged to Jordan McGraw


Created: Mon, Jul 06 2020 04:56:29 AM

Author: Mike Vulpo

Sparks are flying this Fourth of July weekend!

Read more: Morgan Stewart Is Engaged to Jordan McGraw


Nick Cordero Dies From Coronavirus Complications at Age 41


Created: Mon, Jul 06 2020 01:24:38 AM

Author: Amy Eley and Gina Vivinetto | TODAY

Broadway star Nick Cordero has died from coronavirus complications. His wife, Amanda Kloots, shared the devastating news Sunday evening on her Instagram. He was 41 years old.

Read more: Nick Cordero Dies From Coronavirus Complications at Age 41


JK Rowling Receives Backlash After New Comments About the Transgender Community


Created: Mon, Jul 06 2020 12:36:15 AM

Author: Alyssa Morin

J.K. Rowling is once again speaking out about the transgender community.

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Hilary Duff Slams Fourth of July Partiers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic


Created: Sun, Jul 05 2020 08:31:54 PM

Author: Alyssa Morin

Hilary Duff isn't here for the nonsense.

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Museum: ‘Dukes of Hazzard' Car With Confederate Flag to Stay


Created: Sun, Jul 05 2020 08:07:51 PM

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A northern Illinois auto museum says it has no plans to stop displaying a Dodge Charger from the “Dukes of Hazzard” television show with the Confederate flag painted atop the vehicle

Read more: Museum: ‘Dukes of Hazzard' Car With Confederate Flag to Stay


Catherine Zeta-Jones Is Coming Out With Her Own Goop-Inspired Lifestyle Brand


Created: Sun, Jul 05 2020 07:31:27 PM

Author: Alyssa Morin

There's a new celebrity lifestyle brand to swoon over.

Read more: Catherine Zeta-Jones Is Coming Out With Her Own Goop-Inspired Lifestyle Brand

 
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