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Iconic 1980s music video star and actress Tawny Kitaen dead at 59


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:24:07 GMT

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The Orange County, California coroner's office confirmed Kitaen died in Newport Beach Friday morning.

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Aubrey Plaza marries longtime boyfriend director Jeff Baena


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 01:43:45 GMT

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Aubrey Plaza and Jeff Baena have been a couple for about a decade.

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Marvel reveals 'Black Panther' sequel title, first 'Eternals' footage and more


Created: Mon, 03 May 2021 19:52:33 GMT

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Marvel kicked off the week with several big movie announcements.

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Dance legend Jacques d'Amboise dead at 86


Created: Mon, 03 May 2021 18:44:13 GMT

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Jacques d'Amboise also famously appeared in Hollywood films like “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.” But his real love was for ballet.

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Amazon to take over "Thursday Night Football" in 2022


Created: Mon, 03 May 2021 18:24:55 GMT

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This is the first time a streaming service has had the full rights to an NFL package.

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Bill Whitaker steps in as next 'Jeopardy!' guest host


Created: Mon, 03 May 2021 18:19:16 GMT

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The award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent called his time on the show "enlightening."

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StubHub to refund canceled events after pandemic complaints


Created: Mon, 03 May 2021 16:58:45 GMT

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StubHub changed its refunds policy just as the pandemic ramped up in the U.S., announcing it would only give customers credit rather than cash for cancelations.

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Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning 'Moonstruck' actress, dies at 89


Created: Sat, 01 May 2021 21:00:58 GMT

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The Oscar-winning actress was also best known for her role as the wealthy widow in "Steel Magnolias."

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Grammys may cut nomination review committees, AP sources say


Created: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 17:08:49 GMT

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If approved, the major change would happen just months after The Weeknd blasted the Grammys after he earned zero nominations despite his uber-successful year.

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Glenn Close: 'Da Butt' dance at Oscars was 'completely spontaneous'


Created: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 21:02:50 GMT

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The 8-time Oscar nominee explained which parts of her viral 'Da Butt' moment at the Academy Awards was scripted and what part just happened on the spot.

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Anthony Hopkins pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman after Oscar upset


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 13:23:54 GMT

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Hopkins’ win was an anticlimactic ending to the Oscars because he wasn’t present to accept the trophy. Hours later, he posted a belated acceptance speech.

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Oscar moments: History, glamour, and a weird ending


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 13:07:08 GMT

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Viewers expecting an emotional finale crowning the late Chadwick Boseman as best actor were left to ponder a huge upset, an absent winner, and a quick 'see ya.'

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Frances McDormand wins Oscar for best actress


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 04:44:07 GMT

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It’s the third best actress Oscar for McDormand, who also won in 2018 for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" and in 1996 for "Fargo."

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Chloé Zhao makes history, wins best director Oscar for 'Nomadland'


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 03:45:57 GMT

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Zhao won the Oscar for best director for “Nomadland,” becoming just the second woman and the first woman of color to win the award.

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93rd Academy Awards: Full list of winners, nominees


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 03:42:39 GMT

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Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland,” a wistful portrait of itinerant lives on open roads across the American West, won best picture at the 93rd Academy Awards.

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'Nomadland' wins best picture at a social distanced Oscars


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 03:41:01 GMT

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The “Nomadland” victory, while widely expected, nevertheless capped the extraordinary rise of Zhao, a lyrical filmmaker.

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Youn Yuh-jung wins best supporting actress Academy Award


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 03:32:19 GMT

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Youn, making a rare U.S. screen appearance in “Minari,” captured a string of honors for the semi-autobiographical film.

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The Oscars bring back red carpet glam in whites and gold


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 03:19:57 GMT

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While some stars chose elegant black for the pandemic-era Oscars. Some rocked the red carpet in bright oranges and pinks.

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H.E.R. wins Oscar for the best original song


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 02:59:09 GMT

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The Oscar goes to songwriters Dernst Emile II and Tiara Thomas and H.E.R., who also performed it.

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'My Octopus Teacher' wins the Oscar for best documentary


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 01:59:01 GMT

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Ten years in the making, “My Octopus Teacher” began as a personal video project by South African filmmaker Craig Foster to rekindle his connection with nature.

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Daniel Kaluuya wins for best supporting actor


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 01:27:24 GMT

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Kaluuya won his first Academy Award for playing one of the two title roles in “Judas and the Black Messiah.”

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First trailer for Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' debuts during Oscars


Created: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 01:17:40 GMT

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The teaser trailer for Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' features the voice of Rita Moreno, who played Anita in the 1961 classic.

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DMX immortalized by family and close friends at memorial service


Created: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 02:36:06 GMT

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In a touching moment, DMX’s 15 children gathered on stage to talk — and sometimes rap - about their dad teaching them lessons such as "be kind to everyone."

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Caitlyn Jenner officially running for California governor


Created: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 16:29:59 GMT

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The reality TV star and former Olympian joins the field of candidates seeking to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom in a likely recall election this year.

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Oscar predictions: Can anything beat 'Nomadland'?


Created: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 13:18:47 GMT

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Two film writers predict “Nomadland" will take best picture and its maker, Chloe Zhao, will win best director.

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Queen Elizabeth marking 95th birthday in low-key fashion


Created: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 11:42:35 GMT

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The 95th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II falls within the two-week royal mourning period for Philip that is being observed until Friday.

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Police say stalker arrested at Taylor Swift's New York building


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:57:33 GMT

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A police spokesperson says 52-year-old Hanks Johnson was arrested at 8:30 p.m. Saturday after a 911 caller reported he was inside Swift’s Tribeca building.

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'Downton Abbey 2' hitting theaters in December


Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 14:46:08 GMT

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Downton Abbey fans rejoice: The Crawley family is returning for the holidays.

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When and how to watch the 93rd annual Academy Awards


Created: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 15:46:44 GMT

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The 93rd Oscars will air live on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT.

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Budweiser offering free beer if you've been vaccinated


Created: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 15:05:55 GMT

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Bud's new ad celebrates safely reuniting with those we’ve missed most during quarantine over a beer.

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Guy Fieri helps raise $25 million for restaurant workers during pandemic


Created: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:01:41 GMT

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The Food Network star partnered with 'Restaurant Employee Relief Fund' to give $500 grants to 43,000 restaurant workers in all 50 states.

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Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt join Oscars starry presenting cast


Created: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 08:23:09 GMT

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After delaying two months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Oscars are forging ahead with an in-person show at Los Angeles’ Union Station.

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Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song welcome their first child, Dakota


Created: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:26:53 GMT

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The actors met on a film set in Thailand a few years ago, and have decided to name their first born after Culkin's sister Dakota, who died in 2008.

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Will Smith film departs Georgia over voting restrictions


Created: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:27:43 GMT

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In a joint statement, Smith and Fuqua — who are both producers on the project — said they felt compelled to move the production out of Georgia.

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Sidelined last year, the Met Gala is returning -- twice


Created: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:29:13 GMT

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The galas, an “intimate” one on Sept. 13 and a larger one on May 2, will launch a two-part exhibition.

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Joseph Siravo, 'Jersey Boys' and 'The Sopranos' actor, dies at 64


Created: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:00:49 GMT

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Along with his role as Johnny Boy Soprano in 'The Sopranos,' Joseph Siravo played Gyp DeCarlo in over 2,000 performances of 'Jersey Boys.'

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Caitlyn Jenner considers run for California governor


Created: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 20:41:44 GMT

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The celebrity activist and longtime Republican would stand out in a field that so far has failed to attract a nationally known contender.

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Rapper-actor DMX, known for iconic hip-hop songs, dead at 50


Created: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 20:21:47 GMT

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DMX's record label, Def Jam Recordings, said in a statement that DMX was “nothing less than a giant.”

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Britain mourns Prince Philip; leaders honor service to Queen


Created: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:40:49 GMT

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Philip “earned the affection of generations here in Britain, across the Commonwealth and around the world.''

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Prince Philip, husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, dead at 99


Created: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:06:44 GMT

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The Royal Family said Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, passed away peacefully Friday morning at Windsor Castle.

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