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Jeff Fager Out as '60 Minutes' Executive Producer Following Harassment Claims Jeff Fager Out as '60 Minutes' Executive Producer Following Harassment Claims
- September 14, 2018

According to Washington Post and CNN reporters, CBS News president David Rhodes circulated a staff-wide memo Wednesday announcing Fager's departure. But Farrow had numerous sources , including six former employees who said that "Fager, while inebriated at company parties, would touch employees in ways that made them uncomfortable". (more...)
Meghan Markle's half-sister called her a "Ducha**" in Twitter rant
- September 13, 2018

Meghan's father Thomas Markle recently said he had heart surgery which is what motivated him to pull out of attending the royal wedding . Indeed, Meghan's father, Thomas Markle , has also spoken out about his famous daughter in numerous interviews since she Wednesday in her lavish Windsor Castle wedding. (more...)
DUI charges against Mac Miller to be dropped
- September 12, 2018

Very shortly after she began her relationship with SNL comedian Pete Davidson . Powers also said, "It doesn't mean that Mac was out of his mind, it doesn't mean that Mac is an addict, it doesn't mean that Mac is an alcoholic, it doesn't mean that Mac was suicidal". (more...)
John Legend EGOT achieved as he wins Emmy for Jesus Christ Superstar John Legend EGOT achieved as he wins Emmy for Jesus Christ Superstar
- September 11, 2018

Whoopi Goldberg was the first black woman to achieve EGOT status in 2002, after she won a Daytime Emmy (hey, it counts!) for outstanding class special for "Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel", according to Billboard . (more...)
Serena Williams fined $17,000 for three code violations during US Open final Serena Williams fined $17,000 for three code violations during US Open final
- September 10, 2018

Her post-match claims that Ramos had discriminated against her because of her gender were taken up by such luminaries as Billie Jean King and the former British No. "In that whole tirade, easily he could have said: 'Serena , a couple more words here and you're going to get a game here'". "I'm honest, I was coaching ", Mouratoglou ceded. (more...)
Sergio Ramos sends Luke Shaw 'get well soon' message after head injury Sergio Ramos sends Luke Shaw 'get well soon' message after head injury
- September 10, 2018

England were surprise World Cup semi-finalists in July, riding a wave of euphoria back home, but their 2-1 Nations League defeat on Saturday was their third consecutive loss. " Danny Welbeck's just stood there, the 'keeper's gone to catch it and fell on top of him and Danny's put it away and somehow the ref's given it as a foul". (more...)
Mac Miller Dead At 26 From Apparent Overdose Mac Miller Dead At 26 From Apparent Overdose
- September 08, 2018

He was recently arrested last month for a DUI after wrecking his auto in a collision utility pole back in May. Miller had reportedly been struggling since he and pop star Ariana Grande broke up earlier this year. The artist is also known for dating singer Ariana Grande before her engagement with SNL cast member Pete Davidson. Shortly after his vehicle accident and arrest that same month, Grande tweeted "pls take care of yourself". (more...)
First Reports from Woodward's Trump Book Are Damning First Reports from Woodward's Trump Book Are Damning
- September 07, 2018

A senior official inside Donald Trump's White House has written an astonishing account of how staff try to act as a brake on the president's impulsive behaviour, and how he tried to limit sanctions on Russian Federation after the Salisbury poisoning . (more...)
Shahid Kapoor Openly Challenges Ex-Girlfriend Kareena Kapoor's Hubby Saif Shahid Kapoor Openly Challenges Ex-Girlfriend Kareena Kapoor's Hubby Saif
- September 07, 2018

Shahid flashed his happiest smile in front of the cameras and even gave a "thumbs up" sign to the media as he took Misha inside the hospital. Shahid Kapoor's mother Neelima Azeem and brother Ishaan Khatter reached the hospital an hour ago after the baby was delivered. (more...)
Actor Burt Reynolds dies at age 82 Actor Burt Reynolds dies at age 82
- September 07, 2018

Smith has always been an outspoken fan of Reynolds, with either the actor himself or the Smokey and the Bandit films being referenced in numerous films and other projects Smith has developed. Known for his easy grin and handsome looks, his movie work took a leap with 1971's Deliverance , with the controversial drama rocketing him to a period of major stardom in the 1970s and "80s". (more...)
Watch Nike's new ad featuring Colin Kaepernick Watch Nike's new ad featuring Colin Kaepernick
- September 06, 2018

I'm not gonna speak for them, but there was no one happy about it. Trump's tweet also referenced the NFL's declining TV ratings and said that he finds it "hard to watch" and "always will, until [the players] stand for the FLAG!" As the Nike controversy heats up , outspoken country duo Brothers Osborne are speaking out via social media. (more...)
UK royal Meghan's wedding dress to go on display UK royal Meghan's wedding dress to go on display
- September 05, 2018

Meghan's pure white, boat neck gown will be displayed at Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh alongside an identical version of Prince Harry's frockcoat uniform of the Household Cavalry. Meghan , Duchess of Sussex married British royal Prince Harry in May, and Wendell opened up about a moment he shared with his Suits co-star as she prepped for her TV wedding, in an interview with British newspaper The Daily Telegraph . (more...)
Meghan Markle Took A Secret Trip And Flew Commercial Meghan Markle Took A Secret Trip And Flew Commercial
- September 05, 2018

Meghan , who called Toronto home while filming the hit TV series Suits , slipped off to visit her friend Jessica Mulroney , a fashion stylist. Prince Harry and Meghan made their official debut at the Toronto Invictus Games . Mulroney was the mind behind the selection of that coat. In fact, they attended a representation of charity of the musical Hamilton , during which Meghan Markle has revealed the nickname as adorable as she gives prince Harry! The Duchess was in a short ... (more...)
The Bachelor Fans Are Not Happy About the Selection of Colton Underwood
- September 05, 2018

The news of the former National Football League player becoming the next star of The Bachelor comes just one day after Colton broke up with Tia on Bachelor In Paradise . Booth made it clear to Becca that she still had feelings for Colton , so Becca kicked the guy off the show. Just as Tia had become pretty confident in how well things were going in her renewed relationship with Colton , he decided that he'd felt forced into it and couldn't move forward. (more...)
Former Arizona U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl to Replace John McCain Former Arizona U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl to Replace John McCain
- September 05, 2018

Kyl, 76, served alongside McCain in the Senate for almost two decades and rose to the No. 2 position of Senate Republican whip. Kyl has not committed to serving in 2019 and 2020, and he told reporters on Tuesday that he is not interested in running for the seat in 2020. (more...)
John Millman stuns Roger Federer in four sets at U.S. Open John Millman stuns Roger Federer in four sets at U.S. Open
- September 04, 2018

Djokovic fulfilled his role in setting up the mouthwatering last eight clash by beating Joao Sousa 6-3 6-4 6-3. Madison Keys had to work on Labor Day, but not too hard, cruising into the US Open quarterfinals - two wins shy of matching her finals appearance previous year. (more...)
Roxanne Pallett leaves Celebrity Big Brother house after domestic violence claim Roxanne Pallett leaves Celebrity Big Brother house after domestic violence claim
- September 02, 2018

Big Brother said in a tweet this morning: "Roxanne has chose to leave the Big Brother house". A spokesperson told Metro.co.uk: 'Roxanne has made a decision to leave the BB House. A boy has punched me repeatedly, unprovoked and deliberately punched me. Thomas apologised, but also replied "I think we both know, and Roxanne, that there was no malice or anger in anything I did". (more...)
Asia Argento fired from 'X Factor Italy' amid sexual abuse allegations Asia Argento fired from 'X Factor Italy' amid sexual abuse allegations
- September 02, 2018

For those unaware, actor Jimmy Bennett , who starred in Asia's movie The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things when he was seven years old, has claimed Asia sexually assaulted him after he turned 17. In the lengthy press release, McGowan insists she "wasted no time" in supporting Rain's decision to take the information to police, even though she knew it would be a knock to the #MeToo campaign. (more...)
Producer Slams NBC for Impeding Weinstein Story: ‘Massive Breach of Journalistic Integrity’ Producer Slams NBC for Impeding Weinstein Story: ‘Massive Breach of Journalistic Integrity’
- September 01, 2018

McHugh said that when he and Farrow were headed to Los Angeles to tape an interview with a victim of Weinstein, he was told by executives to cancel the trip. "And we granted him permission to do so". Who knows how many stories have been killed to protect wealthy power players like Weinstein? He said he actually assigned the Weinstein story to Farrow when rumors circulated that actress Rose McGowan might have had an experience she'd be willing to talk about. (more...)
Watch Ariana Grande Perform at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral Watch Ariana Grande Perform at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral
- September 01, 2018

The star gave her final performance last November at a gala in NY held in aid of the Elton John Aids Foundation. The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond. "I'm doing better now, " Clinton replied. State troopers came to pay their respects to Franklin's open casket in full uniform before her family entered to say their final goodbyes. (more...)
Academy Award-nominated French actor Gérard Depardieu accused of sexual assault Academy Award-nominated French actor Gérard Depardieu accused of sexual assault
- August 31, 2018

French actor Gerard Depardieu was accused of sexual harassment and rape by an actress in her 20s. The actress filed a formal complaint with French police on Monday, alleging she was sexually assaulted by Depardieu, a 69-year-old icon in the French film industry, according to French radio. (more...)
OJ Simpson High Fived Sacha Baron Cohen Since They're Both 'Lady Killers' OJ Simpson High Fived Sacha Baron Cohen Since They're Both 'Lady Killers'
- August 28, 2018

At one point during the interview, Cohen's character told Simpson he had a wealthy business partner who would pay to hear about what really happened with "the wife". "I want to send her on a private helicopter and throw her over the Grand Canyon - oopsie daisy!" Monaldo appeared to sympathize with Simpson's infamy in the eyes of the press, saying: "You're not O.J. (more...)
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri surprised by Rafa Benitez's defensive tactics Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri surprised by Rafa Benitez's defensive tactics
- August 27, 2018

At half-time Souness and Redknapp launched a scathing attack on Benitez's approach, with the latter claiming "it's not football". "He has plenty of experience in Serie A and the Champions League and we know he is relishing the chance to work in the Premier League ". (more...)
Neil Simon dead at 91 Neil Simon dead at 91
- August 27, 2018

Simon's cause of death was age-related; according to TMZ , he suffered from a failing kidney, dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease, and he was on life support before he died. Simon was called "not just a show business success but an institution" by one NY critic. Add in his original screenplays - such as " The Out-of-Towners ", " The Heartbreak Kid ", " The Goodbye Girl " and "Seems Like Old Times" - and one can get a sense of Simon's dominance. (more...)
Guardians of the Galaxy 3 put on hold Guardians of the Galaxy 3 put on hold
- August 26, 2018

This probably won't come as too much of a surprise given the firing of writer-director James Gunn , but THR is reporting that Marvel Studios has officially put Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. "The timeline has been pushed out", added another source. Actor Dave Bautista - who plays Drax the Destroyer - has been especially outspoken and has suggested he would be prepared to be cut from the series if Gunn - who wrote and directed the first two films - does not return. (more...)
Ramsey pleased with 'tough' Arsenal win Ramsey pleased with 'tough' Arsenal win
- August 26, 2018

Ozil was surprisingly absent from the team as Emery picked up his first win in charge of the Gunners, beating West Ham 3-1 at the Emirates . "It'll be a odd one for me as I was never able to go there and play when I went out on loan as you can't play against your parent club". (more...)
It's Happening: A 'Crazy Rich Asians' Sequel Is Moving Forward It's Happening: A 'Crazy Rich Asians' Sequel Is Moving Forward
- August 23, 2018

He also didn't have the right permit for a long term stay overseas, the Ministry said. "Mr Kwan is therefore wanted for defaulting on his NS obligations", Mindef said. Now, I haven't read China Rich Girlfriend, but I know a sequel hook when I see one, and considering how obligatory Astrid's storyline felt in the film when compared to the original Crazy Rich Asians novel (which integrates Astrid into the main plot much more smoothly), it only makes sense that the next film will have a ... (more...)
Madonna On Aretha Franklin Tribute Backlash: People Madonna On Aretha Franklin Tribute Backlash: People "Are So Quick To Judge"
- August 23, 2018

Franklin died last week at age 76 after a historic career, and viewers of the VMAs were anticipating how the awards show would honor a woman that paved the way for so many pop, R&B and soul vocalists around the world. Another added: "I think your MIL has the cheek of the devil, muffin!" Aretha Franklin , the legendary "Queen of Soul", was often called Detroit's favorite daughter, having moved there with her family aged four. (more...)
Trump accuses former personal lawyer of Trump accuses former personal lawyer of "making stories"
- August 23, 2018

Attorney Lanny Davis , who was a special counsel to President Clinton during his campaign finance investigations and impeachment trial, told CNN that "there is also a liberation in Michael's voice" since his client made a decision to plead guilty and "hit the reset button on his life and his previous loyalty" to Trump. (more...)
Melania Trump calls for social media users to stop cyberbullying Melania Trump calls for social media users to stop cyberbullying
- August 21, 2018

Trump's remarks at the Rockville, Md., summit focused largely on the importance of "positive" and "responsible" online behavior. The first lady told The Associated Press in a written statement Monday that she's looking forward to learning about the issues that children living on the continent face, as well as appreciating Africa's history and culture. (more...)
Brighton & Hove Albion beat Manchester United again Brighton & Hove Albion beat Manchester United again
- August 20, 2018

Brighton took control in the first half-hour thanks to two goals in the space of 143 seconds, with Murray clipping a delightful finish past David de Gea before Duffy swept home after United failed to clear a corner. In team news, club captain Bruno is absent with a thigh injury. A club legend, Ryan Giggs would simply take a nanosecond to say "yes" were he offered the position of manager. (more...)
Stormy Daniels screamed at Celebrity Big Brother bosses before storming off set Stormy Daniels screamed at Celebrity Big Brother bosses before storming off set
- August 20, 2018

In it, Daniels was recorded saying: "You think you've seen a storm?" Stormy Daniels has pulled out of two British TV shows in the space of 24 hours amid suggestions she was going to talk about her alleged affair with Donald Trump . We have to admit, after bashing the show for the last few seasons, this year's Celebrity Big Brother has caught our attention somewhat. She told viewers that a custody battle in the U.S. (more...)
Satyameva Jayate box office day 4: John Abraham’s film stays strong Satyameva Jayate box office day 4: John Abraham’s film stays strong
- August 20, 2018

According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Satyameva Jayate made Rs 20.52 crore on first day. "The business of Gold is Rs. 55 crore nett plus in four days which is decent but 45% of that business has come on day one with was the national holiday for Independence Day ", Box Office India reported. (more...)
Manchester City vs. Huddersfield live stream Manchester City vs. Huddersfield live stream
- August 20, 2018

Three points on Manchester City 6-1 Huddersfield in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. After all the neat passing, Aguero's 25th minute opener came from a 70-yard clearance from goalkeeper Ederson , before cleverly chipping Hamer. (more...)
Aretha Franklin remembered for her role in the civil rights movement Aretha Franklin remembered for her role in the civil rights movement
- August 19, 2018

It was at a Knightdale dance recital in 2015 when Johanna Colon heard the Queen of Soul and stole the show. The image was created by graphic designer Milton Glaser. I enjoyed her at the White House. As fans of the singer know, Aretha went on to have a plethora of hits in the 1950's and the 1960's, including, perhaps most famously, her rendition of the Otis Redding song, " Respect ". (more...)
Fox News Mistakenly Uses Patti LaBelle Photo in Aretha Franklin Tribute Fox News Mistakenly Uses Patti LaBelle Photo in Aretha Franklin Tribute
- August 18, 2018

Her last public performance was at Elton John's AIDS Foundation gala in NY last November. Singer Diana Ross kept her tribute simple. Aretha Franklin poses on the red carpet before the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors December 6, 2015, in Washington, DC. (more...)
Aretha Franklin: Sublime soul diva whose voice inspired the civil rights movement Aretha Franklin: Sublime soul diva whose voice inspired the civil rights movement
- August 18, 2018

She was the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . "And sometimes she helped us just forget about everything else and dance", Obama said. In 2010, she suffered serious health problems, but continued to perform until late a year ago, singing last in November 2017 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation in NY. (more...)
Remembering Aretha Franklin's New York City days
- August 17, 2018

Her family confirmed, after many years of battling health issues, that she had advanced pancreatic cancer . "We sincerely apologize to Aretha Franklin's family and friends", a Fox News spokesperson said . When the death of Aretha Franklin was announced on Thursday morning, one U.S. president paid tribute to a voice that offered "a glimpse of the divine", in which Americans could feel "our power and our pain, our darkness and our light, our quest for redemption and our hard-won ... (more...)
News Azealia Banks Lashes Out at Elon Musk and Grimes News Azealia Banks Lashes Out at Elon Musk and Grimes
- August 16, 2018

But instead, the couple went into hiding as Musk was frantically "scrounging" for investors after his August 7 tweet . "They bring me out there on the premise that we would hang and make music", Banks claimed. She also went on a vicious rant about Grimes , who she branded an "idiot, Musk who she called a "beta male" and branded them both 'crackhead" in a rambling attack. (more...)
Twitter Muzzles Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones for a Week Twitter Muzzles Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones for a Week
- August 16, 2018

As per Twitter's policy , while Jones can browse and send direct messages to his followers, he would not be able to tweet , retweet, or like. CNN reviewed Jones's tweets last week and discovered that contrary to the company's own statements, Alex Jones has violated Twitter's rules regarding hate speech and incitement. (more...)