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Joey Jordison, former Slipknot drummer, dies at 46
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Joey Jordison, former Slipknot drummer, dies at 46

Joey Jordison, a founder of the heavy metal band Slipknot, has died, his family announced in a statement provided Tuesday to CNN. He was 46. “We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 26th, 2021,” the family said. “Joey’s death…

‘Prison Break’ star Wentworth Miller reveals autism diagnosis
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‘Prison Break’ star Wentworth Miller reveals autism diagnosis

Wentworth Miller has revealed he received an autism diagnosis a year ago, and he’s sharing his feelings about it with the world. The “Prison Break” star said on Instagram, “This isn’t something I’d change … immediately being autistic is central to who I am. To everything I’ve achieved/articulated.” He did not include a picture alongside…

DaBaby defends homophobic comments amid backlash
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DaBaby defends homophobic comments amid backlash

DaBaby has addressed his recent controversial comments at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami. The rapper was criticized after video of his Sunday night performance began circulating on social media. During the performance, he made false and insulting comments about gay men and HIV, and spoke crudely about women, as well. His comments were…

‘Jungle Cruise’ navigates turning the ride into a highly enjoyable trip
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‘Jungle Cruise’ navigates turning the ride into a highly enjoyable trip

Transforming theme-park attractions into movies is hardly a science, and Disney’s success with “Pirates of the Caribbean” is balanced by efforts like “The Haunted Mansion.” Through that lens, “Jungle Cruise” delivers about as ably as it possibly could, creating a light-hearted adventure that owes as much to “The Mummy” as anything in Disney’s fleet. Granted,…

Ellen Burstyn to reprise her role in new ‘The Exorcist’ trilogy
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Ellen Burstyn to reprise her role in new ‘The Exorcist’ trilogy

A new trilogy continuing the story of “The Exorcist” will have original star Ellen Burstyn reprising her role of Chris MacNeil, a mom whose daughter Regan, played by Linda Blair, begins exhibiting strange behavior. Burstyn, who was nominated for an Oscar for the role, will start alongside “Hamilton” actor Leslie Odom Jr. as a father…

Olympics schedule and events to watch Tuesday
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Olympics schedule and events to watch Tuesday

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics continue Tuesday. Here just some of the events that viewers can enjoy watching. (Don’t forget: Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the US.) Women’s Gymnastics: Suni Lee, Grace McCallum, Jordan Chiles and the rest of Team USA compete in the team final. It began at 6:45 a.m.. ET,…

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis say they don’t believe in bathing their kids or themselves too much
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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis say they don’t believe in bathing their kids or themselves too much

It looks like the Kutcher-Kunis family is saving money on soap. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis appeared on an episode of Dax Shepard’s Armchair Expert podcast and the talk turned to bathing. After Shepard told co-host Monica Padman that using soap everyday rids the body of natural oils, Kutcher and Kunis agreed, saying they only…

Britney Spears files to remove her father as conservator of her estate
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Britney Spears files to remove her father as conservator of her estate

Britney Spears’ newly hired lawyer filed a petition Monday seeking to remove the singer’s father, Jamie Spears, as conservator of her estate. The petition filed in Los Angeles Superior Court by lawyer Mathew Rosengart seeks to oust her father as conservator and replace him with Jason Rubin, a CPA at Certified Strategies Inc. in Woodland…

Machine Gun Kelly posts cryptic tweet about his new movie ‘Midnight in the Switchgrass’
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Machine Gun Kelly posts cryptic tweet about his new movie ‘Midnight in the Switchgrass’

Apparently Machine Gun Kelly isn’t a fan of his new movie, “Midnight in the Switchgrass.” The rapper tweeted over the weekend, “if i don’t talk or tweet about a movie i’m barely in it’s because it’s [trash can emoji].” CNN has contacted Kelly’s representatives for further comment. Kelly, 31, whose real name is Colson Baker,…

The ‘Dexter’ revival trailer is here
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The ‘Dexter’ revival trailer is here

“Dexter” is back. Showtime released the first trailer for the revival of the show, which will premiere in November. It will be a 10-episode limited series. Michael C. Hall is once again Dexter in “Dexter: New Blood,” and is now living in the fictional upstate New York small town of Iron Lake. He’s going by…

Issa Rae is married
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Issa Rae is married

We may still be waiting to see who (if anyone) her character on “Insecure” ends up with, but in real life, Issa Rae is now a married woman. The star of the HBO show posted wedding pictures on her Instagram account from her intimate ceremony with longtime love Louis Diame, which was held in the…

Olympic schedule and events to watch Monday
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Olympic schedule and events to watch Monday

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics continue Monday. Here just some of the events that viewers can enjoy watching. (Don’t forget: Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the US.) Beach Volleyball: Team USA’s April Ross and Alix Klineman will face Liliana Fernandez and Elsa Baquerizo of Spain. The events airs at 8 p.m. ET…

John Travolta honors Kelly Preston’s last role
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John Travolta honors Kelly Preston’s last role

John Travolta remembered his late wife over the weekend by posting a clip from her final film. Travolta shared a trailer from the film “Off the Rails,” which was the last movie for his wife, Kelly Preston, who died in July of 2020 following an undisclosed battle with breast cancer. She was 57. “Off the…

Dieter Brummer, ‘Home and Away’ star, dead at 45
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Dieter Brummer, ‘Home and Away’ star, dead at 45

Dieter Brummer, the Australian actor best known for his role as heartthrob Shane Parrish on TV soap “Home and Away,” has died at the age of 45. New South Wales Police confirmed to CNN affiliate 9News that Brummer’s body was found in the Sydney suburb of Glenhaven on Saturday afternoon after officers responded to “reports…

Olympic events to watch Sunday
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Olympic events to watch Sunday

With more medals set to be awarded at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, here are just some of the events that viewers can check out this weekend. (Remember, Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the US.) Swimming: The swimming qualifying heats continue in the women’s 400-meter freestyle and men’s and women’s…

Retired judge negotiating Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s custody dispute disqualified by appeals court
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Retired judge negotiating Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s custody dispute disqualified by appeals court

A retired judge hired to arbitrate a custody dispute between actors Angelia Jolie and Brad Pitt should be disqualified due to a possible conflict of interest, a California appeals court ruled Friday. The actors’ divorce was finalized in 2016, but custody and visitation issues for their six children have been moving through a California court…

Jackie Mason, legendary comedian, dies at 93
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Jackie Mason, legendary comedian, dies at 93

Comedian Jackie Mason, known for his rapid-fire befuddled observations in a decades-long standup career, died at a New York hospital Saturday at the age of 93, long-time friend and collaborator Raoul Felder told CNN on Saturday night. “He died peacefully with several close friends and family at his side,” Felder said. Mason had been hospitalized…

Amanda Kloots responds to criticism for dating again after late husband Nick Cordero’s death

Amanda Kloots responds to criticism for dating again after late husband Nick Cordero’s death

Amanda Kloots, whose husband Nick Cordero died of Covid-19 last year, responded to criticism over her announcement that she is dating again. Kloots said on “The Talk” on Friday that she has started dating again, saying that “it is hard.” “Both of my husbands, I met doing Broadway shows,” she said. “We became friends first,…

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist recovering following emergency heart surgery

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist recovering following emergency heart surgery

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington is recovering after undergoing emergency heart surgery, the band said on its Facebook page. Rossington, the band’s only original member still playing in the current iteration, is “home resting and recovering with his family,” according to the post on Friday. “He wants everyone to know he is doing good and…

TV OT: ‘Ted Lasso’ returns and why am I watching ‘So Freakin’ Cheap’?
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TV OT: ‘Ted Lasso’ returns and why am I watching ‘So Freakin’ Cheap’?

You better believe that “Ted Lasso” was the most anticipated Season 2 debut in my household since we waited for the return of “Instant Hotel.” (We sometimes have trash taste. I don’t apologize.) Except in the case of “Ted Lasso,” we were far from alone in our anticipation. This much-lauded, much-awarded comedy comes back with…

Olympic events to watch this weekend
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Olympic events to watch this weekend

The torch has been lit at the Tokyo Olympics and the opening weekend will feature competition in men’s gymnastics, women’s soccer, swimming, tennis and more. Here’s how to watch the games in the US and key events to tune in for. 5 events to watch Tennis: Serbian player Novak Djokovic is in the running for…