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‘America’s Got Talent’ winner is spoken word poet Brandon Leake

‘America’s Got Talent’ winner is spoken word poet Brandon Leake

The winner of the latest season of “America’s Got Talent” is poet Brandon Leake. Leake, who was the first spoken word performer on the show, was given the Golden Buzzer by Howie Mandel in an earlier round. He performed pieces about the Black Lives Matter movement, family and loss. “This is a huge win for…

‘Secret Society of Second-Born Royals’ gives Disney+ an X-Men-like franchise

‘Secret Society of Second-Born Royals’ gives Disney+ an X-Men-like franchise

“The New Mutants” might have landed with a dull thud, but Disney actually has a promising teen-driven movie indebted to the X-Men franchise in “Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” an extremely clever concept that takes the “spares” in the royal equation and turns them into a superhero group. While hardly a blockbuster, this Disney+ movie…

Meghan makes surprise ‘America’s Got Talent’ appearance

Meghan makes surprise ‘America’s Got Talent’ appearance

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has made her second recent televised appearance, this time on the “America’s Got Talent” final to share her support for contestant Archie Williams. During the final, which aired Wednesday, host Terry Crews told Williams he had a message from a special fan before playing the clip in which Meghan said she…

Machine Gun Kelly says Megan Fox is his first love

Machine Gun Kelly says Megan Fox is his first love

For Machine Gun Kelly, it was love at first sight when he met Megan Fox. The rapper/actor appeared on an episode of SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” which aired Wednesday and talked about meeting the actress on the set of their forthcoming film “Midnight in the Switchgrass.” The couple confirmed their relationship in July, and…

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik welcome daughter

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik welcome daughter

Singer Zayn Malik and model Gigi Hadid are officially new parents. The pair have welcomed a daughter, Malik announced on his social media accounts. “Our baby girl is here, healthy & beautiful,” he wrote. “(T)o try put into words how I am feeling right now would be an impossible task. The love I feel for…

‘DWTS’ first elimination and who got saved

‘DWTS’ first elimination and who got saved

“Dancing With the Stars” sent its first celebrity home Tuesday night — while another was saved. “Tiger King” star Carole Baskin and her professional dance partner Pasha Pashkov joined former professional basketball player Charles Oakley and his partner Emma Slater in the bottom two. Both Baskin and Oakley had struggled with their moves so far…

‘Agents of Chaos’ takes a deep, deep dive into the Trump-Russia nexus

‘Agents of Chaos’ takes a deep, deep dive into the Trump-Russia nexus

“Agents of Chaos” talks to a who’s who of key figures in the Trump-Russia nexus, conveying the scope of a Russian operation that — to the extent disrupting US politics was the goal — succeeded beyond its wildest dreams. Director Alex Gibney’s two-part documentary is especially notable for its nuance, offering multiple angles exploring what…

Megan Thee Stallion makes Time’s list of 100 most influential people

Megan Thee Stallion makes Time’s list of 100 most influential people

Megan Thee Stallion is most likely feeling “All Dat” after being named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2020. The 25-year-old rapper — born Megan Jovon Ruth Pete — is among the high-profile “pioneers” to feature on the prestigious list, which recognizes those who have impacted the world by “harnessing the power…

Mariah Carey sits down with Oprah Winfrey and spills all about her upcoming book

Mariah Carey sits down with Oprah Winfrey and spills all about her upcoming book

Mariah Carey is telling Oprah Winfrey everything and we are here for it. In an interview for “The Oprah Conversation: Mariah Carey,” the singer talked about some of the stories she shares in her upcoming memoir, “The Meaning of Mariah Carey,” set for release Sept.29. In excerpts for the episode, Carey discussed her life, experiences…

Netflix is hosting a ‘Father of The Bride’ reunion on Friday

A “Father of the Bride” reunion is heading our way and we’re all cordially invited. Netflix announced the event Wednesday morning by posting a short teaser video to its Twitter account. The caption simply read: “Something is coming.” In the 1991 movie, which was a remake of the 1950 original of the same name, Steve…

The CW’s ‘Supergirl’ ending after Season 6

The CW’s ‘Supergirl’ ending after Season 6

“Supergirl” is nearing her final adventure. The CW and Warner Bros. Television on Tuesday announced that the superhero drama starring Melissa Benoist is coming to an end after its upcoming sixth season. The show is set to start production on its final season “later this month,” the CW said. “Supergirl” debuted in 2015 on CBS,…

Kelly Clarkson ‘definitely didn’t see anything coming that came’

Kelly Clarkson ‘definitely didn’t see anything coming that came’

Kelly Clarkson used the debut of the second season of her daytime talk show to go a bit more in depth about her pending divorce. “The Kelly Clarkson Show” returned Monday, and Clarkson addressed filing for divorce in June from her husband of almost seven years, Brandon Blackstock. She reiterated that 2020 has been a…

‘Enola Holmes’ showcases Millie Bobby Brown as Sherlock’s brilliant sister

‘Enola Holmes’ showcases Millie Bobby Brown as Sherlock’s brilliant sister

Permutations on Sherlock Holmes have a long and spotty cinematic history, which makes “Enola Holmes” — a vehicle for “Stranger Things’” Millie Bobby Brown, who doubled as its producer — such a pleasant surprise. Adapted from the young-adult books, it’s a lovely production that reinforces the sense Brown, if there were any doubts, is a…

Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish among 2020 Billboard Music Awards nominees

Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish among 2020 Billboard Music Awards nominees

The Billboard Music Awards 2020 nominations were revealed on Tuesday, with Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish leading the pack of artists up for awards. Swift and Eilish are up for the Top Artist award, along with the Jonas Brothers, Khalid, and Post Malone. Eilish is also up for Top Billboard 200 Album for “When We…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus really, really wants you to vote

Julia Louis-Dreyfus really, really wants you to vote

Julia Louis-Dreyfus joked “the apocalypse is great” during CNN’s CITIZEN event on Tuesday. “It’s rough, it’s weird, it seems like it keeps getting worse,” she said in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper. “I don’t know, nose to the grindstone, man. We just got to keep powering through and hopefully there will be an end…