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Former Grammys head Deborah Dugan sues recording academy, alleges sexual harassment

Former Grammys head Deborah Dugan sues recording academy, alleges sexual harassment

Former CEO Deborah Dugan filed a lawsuit against the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Tuesday, alleging she was wrongfully fired after raising allegations of sexual harassment and irregularities with Grammy nominations. The lawsuit, filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), comes just days before the group’s 62nd Grammy Awards is scheduled to…

RuPaul is hosting ‘SNL’ for the first time

RuPaul is hosting ‘SNL’ for the first time

This is not a drill, Mama Ru will be sashaying into Studio 8H. RuPaul is hosting “Saturday Night Live” on February 8, the NBC show announced on Tuesday. The host of competition series “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and star of Netflix’s “AJ and the Queen” will be leading the show for the first time. Justin Bieber…

Taylor Swift reveals mother’s brain tumor diagnosis

Taylor Swift reveals mother’s brain tumor diagnosis

Taylor Swift has shared a sad update about her mother’s battle with cancer. In a cover story with Variety released on Tuesday, the singer said that a brain tumor was discovered during her mother’s course of treatment. “The symptoms of what a person goes through when they have a brain tumor is nothing like what…

‘The Bachelor’ has plenty of celebrity fans

‘The Bachelor’ has plenty of celebrity fans

You aren’t the only one if you are already into this season of “The Bachelor.” There are a few stars who are watching airline pilot Peter Weber attempt to find love on the ABC series. Superstars Jennifer Aniston and Charlize Theron recently talked to “Entertainment Tonight” about the reality dating show. They both had thoughts…

Harry Hamlin says playing a gay man in a 1982 film hurt his career

Harry Hamlin says playing a gay man in a 1982 film hurt his career

Actor Harry Hamlin says portraying a gay man an early 1980s film caused his career to stall. During an appearance on “It Happened in Hollywood,” a podcast produced by The Hollywood Reporter, Hamlin talked about being a hot actor after the 1981 film “Clash of the Titans.” The actor said he was looking for a…

‘Awkwafina is Nora From Queens’ doesn’t add to its star’s current moment

‘Awkwafina is Nora From Queens’ doesn’t add to its star’s current moment

Awkwafina has had a pretty terrific run of late, including a Golden Globe-winning role in the understated independent film “The Farewell.” While it’s easy to see why Comedy Central would jump at the chance to get in business with her, it’s less clear how she benefits from “Awkafina is Nora From Queens,” a semi-autobiographical series…

Christina Milian welcomes first child with Matt Pokora

Christina Milian welcomes first child with Matt Pokora

Christina Milian is now a mother of two. The 38-year-old singer and actress announced the birth of a son, her first child with her boyfriend, French singer and songwriter Matt Pokora. Milian shared the news on her official Instagram account. “And so we begin. Isaiah 1/20/20,” the caption read. “Simply perfect. The world is yours…

Ozzy Osbourne reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

Ozzy Osbourne reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

Ozzy Osbourne has gone public with his Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. In an interview with Robin Roberts of “Good Morning America,” which aired Tuesday, the legendary rocker shared the news with his wife Sharon at his side. The 71-year-old musician said revealing his illness was like a weight being lifted. “I feel better now that I’ve…

The list of Grammy performers keeps on growing

The list of Grammy performers keeps on growing

The list of performers at the 2020 Grammy Awards just keeps getting longer. Music’s biggest night has a star-studded lineup that includes Billie Eilish and Lizzo, who will each make their Grammys stage debut. In her first live performance since 2018, Demi Lovato will take the stage. “I told you the next time you’d hear…

Dwayne Johnson opens up about his dad’s ‘quick’ death and thanks supporters

Dwayne Johnson opens up about his dad’s ‘quick’ death and thanks supporters

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says he is “full of gratitude” for the love and support he’s received in the wake of his father’s death. The actor’s legendary pro-wrestling father, Rocky Johnson, passed away last week at age 75. The younger Johnson posted an almost eight-minute video Sunday on his official Instagram account in which he…

Robert De Niro presented the case for activism by actors and athletes

Robert De Niro presented the case for activism by actors and athletes

Robert De Niro and LeBron James might seem like an unlikely team, but both have offered clear messages about celebrities speaking out about politics: Just because I’m famous doesn’t mean I’m not entitled to an opinion. The actor made that case Sunday as he picked up the Screen Actors Guild’s life-achievement award, and the NBA…

Madonna cancels another ‘Madame X’ concert, citing medical reasons

Madonna cancels another ‘Madame X’ concert, citing medical reasons

Madonna has canceled another concert on her “Madame X” tour, as she battles an undisclosed ailment. In the latest setback to her current tour — which has been blighted by delays and cancellations — tickets holders who arrived at Sunday’s show in Lisbon, Portugal were greeted with a message informing them that it would not…

Let’s not project our feelings onto Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt

Let’s not project our feelings onto Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt shared a few laughs and showed common courtesy at the SAG Awards. Now there are calls for the friendly exes to reunite. This is why we can’t have nice things. It started during the show, particularly as Pitt accepted his award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a…

‘Parasite’ opens important door for foreign language films with SAG win

‘Parasite’ opens important door for foreign language films with SAG win

In the end, the infectious draw of “Parasite” won over the members of the Screen Actors Guild. The cast of South Korean film “Parasite” was honored at Sunday’s SAG Awards with the best ensemble award, making history as the first foreign language film to earn the award — a door-opening accomplishment. “I’m so honored to…

Joaquin Phoenix honors Heath Ledger in SAG Awards speech

Joaquin Phoenix honors Heath Ledger in SAG Awards speech

Heath Ledger is gone but certainly not forgotten. At Sunday’s SAG Awards, the late actor received a heartfelt shout out from actor Joaquin Phoenix as the “Joker” star accepted the award for best performance by a male actor in a leading role. Ledger famously portrayed the comic book villain in 2008’s “The Dark Knight” and…

Robert De Niro asserts his right to say whatever the heck he wants

Robert De Niro asserts his right to say whatever the heck he wants

Robert De Niro reserves his right to speak up, so that’s exactly what he did in his SAG Awards speech on Sunday night. While accepting his lifetime achievement award, the legendary actor voiced his support for his union and called on voters to look for candidates who support unions themselves. “Political leaders who support unions…

Brad Pitt jokes he’s going to add SAG win to his ‘Tinder profile’

Brad Pitt jokes he’s going to add SAG win to his ‘Tinder profile’

Brad Pitt probably doesn’t need help getting people to swipe right on Tinder, but a SAG Award can’t hurt, right? On Sunday, the “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood” actor picked up the SAG Award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role. It was Pitt’s first SAG Award. In opening his…