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Tyrese takes a dig at The Rock in new Instagram message
ABC/Jeff Niera (LOS ANGELES) -- As far as Tyrese is concerned, he's winning. And strangely enough, he thanks Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson for some of his recent success with his 2015 album, Black Rose. The "Shame" singer posted an Instagram message over the weekend with the caption: "Cn u see this? riding around listening to Dewayne's favorite album Talk yo s*** might make a baby 2night this album doesn't come w/ birth control I apologize." He continues, "Stream it illegally download it just get in on the heated debate about what the single should be everyone keeps screaming #LEAVE or...
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Woody Allen says he's "sad" for Harvey Weinstein, later clarifies
Getty Images/Kevin Winter (LOS ANGELES) -- Woody Allen had to clarify a statement regarding producer Harvey Weinstein, after he was quoted as saying he was "sad" for the disgraced former movie mogul. "The whole Harvey Weinstein thing is very sad for everybody involved," Allen told the BBC. "Tragic for the poor women that were involved, sad for Harvey that [his] life is so messed up." The quote made headlines for the wrong reasons. Later Allen clarified his comments in a statement to Variety. “When I said I felt sad for Harvey Weinstein I thought it was clear the meaning was...
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Miley Cyrus returning to "SNL" November 4
NBC/Trae Patton (NEW YORK) -- Miley Cyrus is heading back to Saturday Night Live. The singer and judge of The Voice will be the musical guest on November 4, while Larry David will host. It will mark her fourth appearance on the show. Miley first hosted SNL in 2011, then pulled double-duty as both host and musical guest in 2013 and 2015. So far, this season of SNL has included performances by Jay-Z, Sam Smith and Pink. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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Courtney Love warns young women about Harvey Weinstein in resurfaced interview; Bjork says she was sexually harassed by a film director
Getty Images/Pierre Suu (LOS ANGELES) -- A 2005 red carpet interview with Courtney Love has resurfaced online following numerous allegations of sexual harassment or assault against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. In the clip, posted by TMZ, Love is asked what advice she has for young women moving to Hollywood. After hesitating -- "I'll get libeled if I say it," she says -- the musician and actress warns, "If Harvey Weinstein invites you to a private party in the Four Seasons [hotel], don't go." In response to the video resurfacing, Love tweeted, "Although I wasn't one of his victims, I was...
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All hail the king: Marvel Studio debuts "Black Panther" trailer
Marvel - 2017 (LOS ANGELES) -- Marvel Studios has surprised fans with a new trailer for its 2018 release Black Panther. Chadwick Boseman returns as T'Challa, aka Black Panther, the prince-turned-king-turned-superhero who made his debut in Captain America: Civil War. This time around, much of the action appears to take place in T'Challa's African nation of Wakanda, the most technically-advanced nation on Earth. The plot, in brief: Andy Serkis' arms dealer Ulysses Klaue was the first outsider to see Wakanda and make it out alive, along with a haul of Wakanda's precious super-metal, vibranium -- that's the same near-indestructible stuff...
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Please don't ask Alfonso Ribeiro to dance the "Carlton"
ABC/Michael Ansell (NEW YORK) -- It's been over 20 years since Alfonso Ribeiro played Carlton Banks on the hit 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. While Ribeiro says he's honored "people loved something that [he] was a part of," the actor wants people to just stop asking him to dance the "Carlton." "I get asked to do the dance every day I leave the house," Ribeiro tells ABC Radio. "So the only day in my life where I'm not going to get asked to do that dance is if I stay home." Ribeiro says being asked to dance is...
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Sexy "Stranger Things" costume draws online backlash
NETFLIX (NEW YORK) -- Ick or treat? The Netflix hit show Stranger Things is sure to provide some costume inspiration this Halloween, but some online retailers are raising eyebrows with a "sexy" take on one of the series' central child characters. The "Upside Down Honey" costume is based on Millie Bobby Brown’s onscreen character, Eleven, but is intended only for adults. It features a short light-pink baby-doll dress with a ruffled bust, thigh-high white socks, a bomber jacket and accessories. Although there do not appear to be child-sized versions of the costume, some critics on social media claim the design...
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Jimmy Kimmel on returning to Brooklyn: "People are more social...they'll tell you you look stupid at the drop of the hat"
ABC/Randy Holmes (NEW YORK) -- Jimmy Kimmel is headed east. Jimmy Kimmel Live! will broadcast all week from the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York starting Monday. For Kimmel it's a homecoming -- he spent his earliest years in the New York City borough. And the long-time Angeleno says he still feels at home back East. "People are so on top of each other here...I think for the good and the bad and people are more social," Kimmel tells ABC Radio. "They will tell you that you look stupid at the drop of the hat, and they will also...
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James Corden apologizes for Harvey Weinstein jokes
CBS/Terence Patrick (LOS ANGELES) -- James Corden is apologizing for jokes he made Friday night about disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. While emceeing the amFAR Gala Los Angeles on Friday night, the Late Late Show host aimed several jokes at Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by numerous women, including actresses Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie. He was fired last week from The Weinstein Co. he helped found. "To be clear, sexual assault is no laughing matter. I was not trying to make light of Harvey’s inexcusable behavior, but to shame him, the abuser, not his...
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Harvey Weinstein expelled from Motion Picture Academy
Gotham/GC Images (LOS ANGELES) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to expel Harvey Weinstein, following numerous allegations of sexual harassment or assault against the former movie mogul and producer, the film academy announced Saturday in a statement. "The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors met today to discuss the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and has voted well in excess of the required two-thirds majority to immediately expel him from the Academy," the statement read. "We do so not simply to separate ourselves from someone who does not merit the respect of...
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"SNL" turns Kellyanne Conway into the clown from "It"
NBC/Will Heath This weekend's Saturday Night Live featured a parody of the horror film It, in which CNN host Anderson Cooper has an unexpected and terrifying run-in with President Donald Trump’s advisor Kellyanne Conway. In the taped sketch -- which by Sunday at midnight was still the number two top trending video on YouTube with more than three-and-a-half million views -- cast member Alex Moffet plays Cooper. In a scene reminiscent of the film, the Anderson Cooper 360 host is seen walking in a yellow raincoat – like Georgie in the movie -- when the wind takes one of his...
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"Happy Death Day" kills at the box office with $26.5 million weekend
Universal (LOS ANGELES) -- Happy Death Day slayed at the box office in its opening weekend, raking in an estimated $26.5 million. In second place was Blade Runner 2049, earning $15.1 million here in the States. It took in an estimated $29.3 million overseas, bringing its worldwide total to $158.5 million. The Foreigner, starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan, beat expectations, delivering an estimated $12.8 million in its opening weekend. The film, which made its international debut September 30, has topped $100 million worldwide. Taking fourth place was It, with an estimated $6 million. The horror flick earned another $10.4...
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