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Kevin Hart is ready for the revived MDA telethon

Kevin Hart is ready for the revived MDA telethon

For Kevin Hart, it’s all about the kids. The comedian will take the helm of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s telethon that was hosted for decades by the late Jerry Lewis. The event, which has been renamed “The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon,” will take place Saturday for the first time since 2010. The pivotal moment…

Arnold Schwarzenegger says he feels ‘fantastic’ after undergoing heart surgery

He may be known as a robot assassin. But in real life, he’s only human. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the 73-year-old actor and former Republican governor of California, revealed on social media Thursday that he had undergone heart surgery. In the post, which was shared on both Instagram and Twitter, Schwarzenegger shared that he had his aortic…

Jennifer Aniston votes, tells fans it’s ‘not funny’ to vote for Kanye

Jennifer Aniston has already cast her ballot. Now she’s telling her followers to do the same. In an Instagram post Friday, the actor shared with her 35.7 million followers that she had voted for Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. “Our current President has decided that racism is a non-issue,” Aniston wrote. “He has repeatedly…

A passerby smashed up a busker’s guitar — so Jack White bought him a new one

A passerby smashed up a busker’s guitar — so Jack White bought him a new one

When Matt Grant was out busking on the streets of Edinburgh, Scotland on Tuesday, “the worst thing that could have happened happened.” The 26-year-old musician was confronted by a woman who grabbed his guitar and smashed it up, leaving him without the means to ply his trade. Later that evening, Grant set up a crowdfunding…

Matthew McConaughey has some lessons on fatherhood

Matthew McConaughey has some lessons on fatherhood

Matthew McConaughey had a great role model in his dad. In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper airing Friday, the actor spoke about building on the lessons from his father and other stories from his new memoir, “Greenlights.” McConaughey said his father didn’t blink when the future Oscar-winner told him he’d rather attend film school…

Ariana Grande imagines life in the White House in ‘Positions’ video

Ariana Grande imagines life in the White House in ‘Positions’ video

Ariana Grande makes an impressive president in the video for her new single, “Positions.” Throughout the video, Grande imagines herself in the White House, leading an inclusive and fashionable team of cabinet officials. The video is directed by Dave Meyers. The single is part of Grande’s next album, which drops Oct. 30. In early 2020,…

Elton John is getting his own Barbie doll

Elton John is getting his own Barbie doll

Elton John is getting his very own Barbie doll. And while the doll won’t look like the Rocket Man, it will be styled in his likeness. The limited-edition Barbie doll, which was released on Mattel’s website on Thursday, will have a glittery top and flared denim complete with the singer’s initials. Her multi-colored “Elton” bomber…

Jill Duggar Dillard explains why she broke away from her famous family

Jill Duggar Dillard explains why she broke away from her famous family

Jill Duggar Dillard says she never expected to be distant from her large family. Duggar Dillard, who with her parents and siblings found fame on the TLC series “19 Kids and Counting,” talked to People magazine about how her life has taken a turn since she and her husband, Derick Dillard, pulled away from the…

‘Legally Blonde 3’ pushed to 2022

‘Legally Blonde 3’ pushed to 2022

Elle Woods fans are going to have to wait a bit longer for another “Legally Blonde” movie. MGM announced on its Twitter account this week that the film is coming — just later than fans expected. “Elle Woods is back! Legally Blonde 3 coming May 2022. We rest our case.” Reese Witherspoon played Woods in…

Scott Baio is not happy with ‘Happy Days’ Democratic fundraiser

Scott Baio is not happy with ‘Happy Days’ Democratic fundraiser

It’s a definite “no” for Scott Baio joining his former fellow “Happy Days” cast members for Sunday’s planned virtual fundraiser. Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Don Most, Anson Williams and Marion Ross are reportedly set to reunite to raise money for the Wisconsin Democratic Party. The popular “Happy Days” series, which ran from 1974 to 1984,…

Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ returns to the charts, thanks to viral TikTok video

Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ returns to the charts, thanks to viral TikTok video

All because of renewed attention from a viral TikTok video, “Dreams” has entered the Top 10 on Billboard‘s streaming songs chart. “Dreams” earned 16.1 million US streams in the week ending Oct. 15, according to Billboard. The hit from the group’s “Rumours” album reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1977.…

Adele gets us ready for her ‘SNL’ performance

Adele gets us ready for her ‘SNL’ performance

We are so ready Adele. The singer is set to host “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and she stirred anticipation late Wednesday with a photo she posted on social media. The picture on her verified Instagram account shows Adele wearing a mask and appearing to be going over a script. “3 days to go,” the…

Jamie Lynn Spears drops new ‘Zoey 101’ theme song

Jamie Lynn Spears drops new ‘Zoey 101’ theme song

Jamie Lynn Spears is working on that “Zoey 101” reboot, ya’ll. The former Nickelodeon star told CNN in a recent interview that she gets asked by fans of the show all the time when there will be some sort of reunion. She says that’s why she decided to re-record the theme song from the show…

‘The Witches’ brews up a weak remake of Roald Dahl’s dark story

‘The Witches’ brews up a weak remake of Roald Dahl’s dark story

“The Witches” serves up a strange brew that doesn’t work, but it’s mildly fascinating for the reasons why, from the people responsible for making it to contrasting this movie with the graphic novel and 1990 film based on Roald Dahl’s dark children’s tale. The Warner Bros. release has been swept over to stream on HBO…

‘Borat’ sequel somehow still manages to serve up audacious surprises

‘Borat’ sequel somehow still manages to serve up audacious surprises

Like any sequel, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” faces the challenge of what to do for an encore, 14 years and a big box-office haul later. Somehow, though, Sacha Baron Cohen hasn’t lost the power to deliver audacious surprises, with enough explosive, not-suitable-for-anywhere laughs to power through the flatter patches this sort of exercise inevitably yields. Success…

Shawn Mendes bares his heart in Netflix doc ‘In Wonder’

Shawn Mendes bares his heart in Netflix doc ‘In Wonder’

Shawn Mendes is just a regular guy. At least that’s what the new trailer for his Netflix documentary “In Wonder” wants to stress. According to the streaming giant the doc “follows Shawn Mendes’ journey toward self-discovery, after the physical and emotional demands of his rise, and his last world tour, pushed him towards a personal…

‘537 Votes’ revisits Florida election chaos in 2000 as a prelude to 2020

‘537 Votes’ revisits Florida election chaos in 2000 as a prelude to 2020

The timing of “537 Votes” isn’t subtle, focusing on election chaos and chicanery surrounding the 2000 Florida recount weeks before concerns about a repeat two decades later. The HBO documentary, however, provides a contextual, nuanced view — rooted in the controversy over Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez — while painting a colorful portrait of the ensuing…

‘Rebecca’ offers a pretty but uninspired remake of the Hitchcock classic

‘Rebecca’ offers a pretty but uninspired remake of the Hitchcock classic

The scenery is spectacular in “Rebecca,” and that’s not even counting stars Lily James and Armie Hammer. Yet this faithful, pretty-but-uninspired adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier’s novel doesn’t breathe fresh life into the classic, much less eclipse the 1940 Laurence Olivier-Joan Fontaine version that garnered Alfred Hitchcock’s lone best-picture Oscar. Those years produced a lot…

Chris Pratt defended by fellow stars after Twitter diss

Chris Pratt defended by fellow stars after Twitter diss

Twitter may not be loving Chris Pratt these days, but he gets by with a little help from his friends. Some celebs did not appreciate the response after a tweet appeared over the weekend saying “One has to go,” along with pictures of Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine and Chris Evans resulted in many saying…

Emma Roberts blocked her mom on Instagram after she leaked pregnancy news

Emma Roberts blocked her mom on Instagram after she leaked pregnancy news

When it comes to her privacy, Emma Roberts had to draw a line. During a recent appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the “American Horror Story” actress revealed that she got into an Instagram war with her mother after she leaked news of Roberts’ pregnancy. According to Roberts, her mother, Kelly Cunningham, is not tech savvy…

Spencer Davis, ’60s rocker behind ‘Keep on Running,’ dead at 81

Spencer Davis, ’60s rocker behind ‘Keep on Running,’ dead at 81

Spencer Davis, bandleader of The Spencer Davis Group who produced the hits “Keep On Running” and “Gimme Some Lovin’,” has died at the age of 81. Musician Steve Winwood, a member of The Spencer Davis Group, led tributes to Davis, calling him an “early pioneer of the British folk scene,” and crediting him with embracing…

Broadway comes to TV with ‘American Utopia’ and ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’

Broadway comes to TV with ‘American Utopia’ and ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’

With Broadway marquees dark, this weekend brings a welcome double dose of the New York stage to TV screens: “American Utopia,” David Byrne’s free-spirited concert, directed by Spike Lee for HBO; and “What the Constitution Means to Me,” Heidi Schreck’s not-quite one-woman show, a searing political commentary that finds an at-home forum via Amazon. Both…

TV shows dealing with live audience restrictions deserve applause

TV shows dealing with live audience restrictions deserve applause

On Monday night’s season premiere of “The Voice,” a contestant named Corey Ward was dealt a tough hand when none of the show’s four coaches turned their chairs to take the singer onto the next round. Ward’s backstory, which included a mention of his mother’s stage 4 cancer, had been reason enough to root for…