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‘Mom’ says goodbye with a finale that’s as much about beginnings

‘Mom’ says goodbye with a finale that’s as much about beginnings

The following contains spoilers about the “Mom” series finale. The “Mom” finale was as much about beginnings as endings, as the CBS sitcom about sobriety settled for a low-key finish, which included a wedding but not the return of one of its original stars. Anna Faris left the show before the season began, citing a…

Emily Blunt reveals why she had to pass on ‘Black Widow’

Emily Blunt reveals why she had to pass on ‘Black Widow’

Emily Blunt was nearly cast as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in “Black Widow.” The “A Quiet Place” actress said in a recent interview on “The Howard Stern Show” that she was initially in talks to play the role in 2010’s “Iron Man 2,” but that she was was contractually obligated to work on another movie at…

Prince Harry reveals secret supermarket meeting with Meghan

Prince Harry reveals secret supermarket meeting with Meghan

Prince Harry has spoken about the extent to which he and Meghan tried to keep their burgeoning relationship under wraps, how it felt to grow up in the media spotlight and his new life in the US. The Duke of Sussex was talking to actor Dax Shepard, host of the “Armchair Expert” podcast, in an…

Courtney Stodden accepts Chrissy Teigen’s apology for social media bullying

Courtney Stodden accepts Chrissy Teigen’s apology for social media bullying

Courtney Stodden says they have accepted Chrissy Teigen’s apology for bullying them on social media when Stodden was a teen, but is disputing that Teigen tried to reach out to them privately. Stodden, a model, musician and reality star, made headlines in 2011 when at the age of 16 married then 50-year-old actor Doug Hutchison.…

‘Masked Singer’ reveals The Russian Dolls

‘Masked Singer’ reveals The Russian Dolls

The first band to compete on “Masked Singer,” The Russian Dolls were revealed on last night’s show. Along with The Russian Dolls, Wednesday nigtht also featured Black Swan, Chameleon, Piglet and Yeti. The judging panel, Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke, did guess The Russian Dolls were a band, but were throwing…

‘Army of the Dead’ lets Zack Snyder cut loose on a too-long zombie-heist combo

‘Army of the Dead’ lets Zack Snyder cut loose on a too-long zombie-heist combo

“Army of the Dead” basically skips straight to “the Snyder cut” phase, since co-writer/director/cinematographer Zack Snyder clearly felt little pressure to cut in assembling this 2 ½-hour zombie/heist hybrid. The result is a Netflix movie that yields plenty of striking shots — a Snyder specialty — without giving enough life to its non-zombie cast. Snyder…

‘The Underground Railroad’ conducts an unsettling ride through an alternate history

‘The Underground Railroad’ conducts an unsettling ride through an alternate history

“The Underground Railroad” has an almost dreamlike quality, exploring an alternate history of the antebellum South that filters Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book through “Moonlight” director Barry Jenkins’ lens. But the emotional wallop delivered by Amazon’s beautifully rendered limited series is somewhat offset by the journey’s length, stretching about six terrific hours’ worth of TV…

Vincent D’Onofrio shares a glimpse inside his mind in new book of musings

Vincent D’Onofrio shares a glimpse inside his mind in new book of musings

If you missed Vincent D’Onofrio reading from his journals while being accompanied by the music of Dana Lyn at Joe’s Pub in New York City, there’s an alternative. The beloved actor in roles like Pvt. Leonard (Gomer Pyle) Lawrence in the classic Stanley Kubrick 1987 film, “Full Metal Jacket” and Detective Robert Goren in “Law…

Chris Rock recalls the final time he saw Chris Farley

Chris Rock recalls the final time he saw Chris Farley

Comedians Chris Rock and Chris Farley were great friends in their seven years together on “Saturday Night Live” in the 90s. In a new interview with Esquire, Rock says that before Farley died of an overdose in December 1997, he knew his friend didn’t have long to live. Rock told the story behind an old…

Phylicia Rashad appointed dean of fine arts at Howard University

Phylicia Rashad appointed dean of fine arts at Howard University

Howard University announced Wednesday that alunma Phylicia Rashad has been appointed dean of the recently reestablished College of Fine Arts. The “This Is Us” star will begin her role on July 1 and report to Provost Anthony K. Wutoh. “It is a privilege to serve in this capacity and to work with the Howard University…

Ellen DeGeneres plans to end her talk show in 2022

Ellen DeGeneres plans to end her talk show in 2022

Ellen DeGeneres tells The Hollywood Reporter that she plans to end her long-running daytime talk show in 2022. “When you’re a creative person, you constantly need to be challenged — and as great as this show is, and as fun as it is, it’s just not a challenge anymore,” DeGeneres told THR in an interview…

‘Legends of the Hidden Temple’ is getting a reboot for adults

“Legends of the Hidden Temple” is getting a reboot for adults. The CW saved the show after it was initially planned for Quibi, which is no longer. The network announced the news on Tuesday, saying the Nickelodeon kids competition show would be getting a “supersized, adult” upgrade. Some original parts of the show will remain…

‘Bachelorette’s’ Kaitlyn Bristowe engaged to Jason Tartick

‘Bachelorette’s’ Kaitlyn Bristowe engaged to Jason Tartick

Two members of Bachelor Nation found love off the show. Season 11 “Bachlorette” star Kaitlyn Bristowe is now engaged to season 14 contestant Jason Tartick. Tartick shared video on his verified TikTok account of his surprise proposal to Bristowe during filming of Bristowe’s “Off the Vine” podcast. Bristowe screamed and of course said yes. Tartick…

Taylor Swift and Olivia Rodrigo met at the BRIT Awards

Taylor Swift and Olivia Rodrigo met at the BRIT Awards

Pop star Olivia Rodrigo performed at the 2021 BRIT Awards Tuesday night, but likely even more exciting to her was meeting her idol, Taylor Swift. The two have communicated over social media, with Rodrigo rocking out to “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” and Swift referring to Rodrigo as her “baby” on Instagram. They finally met in person…

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2021 inductees are….

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2021 inductees are….

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame revealed its 2021 inductees on Wednesday, marking the most diverse group by musical genre in the organization’s history. To be eligible for induction into the Hall of Fame, an individual artist or band must have released its first commercial recording at least 25 years prior to the year…

Brit Awards 2021: See the full list of winners

Brit Awards 2021: See the full list of winners

The 2021 Brit Awards were a celebration of all things music. From Taylor Swift’s history-making Global Icon award to stellar performances from people such as Dua Lipa, the night was packed with fun. British comedian Jack Whitehall presided over the evening, which included the following winners: British Male AJ Tracey Headie One J Hus —…

Broadway shows ‘Lion King,’ ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Wicked’ set reopening dates

Broadway shows ‘Lion King,’ ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Wicked’ set reopening dates

Broadway will be back. Hit musicals “Hamilton,” “Wicked” and “The Lion King” have announced they will return to the stage on Sept. 14. The news was announced Tuesday on “Good Morning America” by cast members Alexandra Billings, who plays Madame Morrible in “Wicked,” Krystal Joy Brown, who plays Eliza in “Hamilton,” and L. Steven Taylor,…

Billie Eilish is talking about the reaction to that Vogue cover

Billie Eilish appeared on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on Monday night, where she talked about her changing hair styles, performed her new single and discussed her recent British Vogue cover. Colbert wanted to get to the bottom of if Eilish is often wearing a wig nor not, asking if her former jet black…

‘Euphoria’ star Sydney Sweeney shuts down online criticism over her looks

‘Euphoria’ star Sydney Sweeney shuts down online criticism over her looks

Sydney Sweeney released an emotional video responding to people online who criticized her appearance. The “Euphoria” star, who plays high-schooler Cassie Howard on the series, appeared on Instagram Live to address the cruel tweets. “Apparently I am trending on Twitter right now for being ugly,” Sweeney said. “I think it’s really important for people to…

‘Oxygen’ won’t leave you breathless, but the thriller will make you think

“Oxygen” probably would have been better as a “The Twilight Zone” or “Black Mirror” episode, as opposed to being stretched out into a movie. Even so, this French thriller — premiering on Netflix — pulls the audience into its claustrophobic world, building toward the resolution of a mystery that, thankfully, doesn’t disappoint. Directed by Alexandre…

Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards is having a baby

Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards is having a baby

Little Mix star Perrie Edwards has announced that she is expecting her first child with England footballer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The 27-year-old singer posted black and white pictures of her baby bump on Instagram Monday, writing: “So happy to be on this wild journey with my soulmate.” She added: “Me + Him = You. We can’t…