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Drake Bell unveils one reason behind his 'Quiet on Set' revelation: His toddler son

When former child star Drake Bell went public that he had been sexually abused by a dialogue coach when he was younger, he understood that coming forward wouldn’t affect only himself.

“What’s the story that he’s going to get?,” Bell said in a recent interview, referring to his 3-year-old son. “Is somebody else going to tell him my ...Read more

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'The Dirty D,' the Detroit-set streaming hit, finds new home for Season 3: Here are the details

DETROIT — "The Dirty D" is heading to a new home.

The steamy Motor City soap opera, which centers on the comings, goings and various illicit activities at a Detroit nightclub, will air exclusively on Peacock for its upcoming third season.

"We are pleased to announce the 'The Dirty D' Season 3 will be released exclusively on Peacock this ...Read more

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Behind-the-scenes superstar Don Was to world-premiere his new band in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Prince world-premiered his last band, 3rdEyeGirl, at the Dakota in downtown Minneapolis. Don Was, behind-the-scenes superstar, will world-premiere his new band, Don Was & the Pan-Detroit Ensemble, at the Dakota.

While Was' career hasn't been as decorated as Prince's, it certainly has been formidable: Six Grammys including ...Read more

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Katy Perry says goodbye to 'American Idol' as reality show crowns another winner

As one of the “California Gurls” is crowned the winner of “American Idol” Season 22, another is closing her chapter on ABC’s reality singing competition.

Abi Carter, a 21-year-old musician from Indio, was declared the victor on Sunday night finale, the final episode of Katy Perry’s seven-season judging stint alongside Luke Bryan and...Read more

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'Pathetic': Cassie slams Sean 'Diddy' Combs' apology for 2016 assault caught on video

Disgraced music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs said over the weekend that he had “hit rock bottom” at the time of 2016 video footage showing him assaulting then-girlfriend Cassie. Her legal team doubts the sincerity of his apology.

“Combs’ most recent statement is more about himself than the many people he has hurt,” attorney Meredith ...Read more

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Jlo and Ben Affleck smile for cameras amid marital rift reports

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck want the world to know they’re on good terms, despite rumors they’re not living together.

The reportedly estranged couple was spotted together on Sunday, and were photographed spending the day with each other in Santa Monica as they smiled for cameras.

The pair was out to support Lopez’s daughter Emme at a ...Read more

Eminem's daughter Hailee Jade Scott announces marriage

Hailie Jade Scott, the influencer and daughter of Detroit rapper Eminem, has married longtime partner Evan McClintock, she announced on social media.

“Waking up a wife this week,” she captioned a series of photos on Instagram, along with teary eyed and ring emojis.

“We couldn’t have asked for a better, more beautiful weekend ...Read more

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Richard Johnson: Ivanka Trump could be headed back into politics

Ivanka Trump could be headed back into politics if her father is reelected president.

The former first daughter said last year, “While I will always love and support my father, going forward I will do so outside the political arena.”

But now Trump is ahead in the polls and could end up back in the Oval Office.

The former president is said...Read more

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Pat Sajak leaves 'Wheel of Fortune' June 7 with 'Thanks for the Memories' retrospective

Pat Sajak’s nearly 43-year run as the host of “Wheel of Fortune” will reportedly end June 7 following a week of looking back at his time on the popular TV game show.

Sajak’s last episode, which was taped more than a month ago, caps off a weeklong series of shows called “Thanks for the Memories,” according to NewsNation.

The 77-year...Read more

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We checked in with Hollywood writers a year after the strike. They're not OK

LOS ANGELES — For 14 straight years, Ted Sullivan was consistently paid to pen stories for the screen. The Hollywood-based, 53-year-old TV writer and producer’s résumé boasts credits on hit shows such as “Riverdale” and “Star Trek: Discovery.”

Now, he spends seven to eight hours a day writing without pay, preparing for the ...Read more

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The bugs are coming! If a cicada invasion sounds familiar, thank Hollywood

CHICAGO — Magicicada septendecim, also known as Brood XIII, also known as the 17-year locust, also known as the Northern Illinois Brood, also known as the cicada you’re most likely to squash (with malice or not) in the next few weeks, has burning red eyes. Large compound suckers. Looks perpetually alarmed. Its thorax is coal black. Its wings...Read more

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Q&A: Iain Armitage was 9 when 'Young Sheldon' began. Now, he's saying goodbye to his biggest role yet

If this story began with a narrator, it would go something like this: Seven years ago, just a few weeks from making his debut as the face of "Young Sheldon," the prequel to CBS's blockbuster comedy "The Big Bang Theory," Iain Armitage was a spirited, baby-faced 9-year-old dangling upside down on a pair of gymnastic rings at a park in Studio City...Read more


Mary McNamara: Being a 'Doctor Who' fan means learning how to love and lose and love again

I’m four episodes into the reign of Ncuti Gatwa’s Fifteenth Doctor ... well, five if you count the “Doctor Who Special 4” in which he met his companion Ruby Sunday (Millie Gibson) ... well, five and a half if you also count the “Doctor Who Special 3” in which he emerged, via the world’s first bi-regeneration, from the side of the ...Read more

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The reason Francesca was recast in 'Bridgerton' season 3

The first four episodes of much-anticipated “Bridgerton” Season 3 is finally here, and fans can’t help but notice a major difference — the actress playing Francesca Bridgerton has been replaced.

The hit Netflix series dropped on Thursday with many wondering why the beloved character, played by Ruby Stokes for the first two seasons, has ...Read more

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Taylor Swift, Travis Kelce's families expect engagement 'sooner than later,' report says

An engagement between Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce could be coming in the not-so-distant future, according to a source close to the situation.

“Taylor and Travis are doing amazing, and their loved ones see an engagement coming sooner than later,” an insider told Entertainment Tonight. “They make a great match and there’s no question ...Read more

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George Strait sings ode to Miami on his new song. How it compares to Swift's 'Florida!!!'

In April, Taylor Swift dropped her new album and Florida’s tourism board almost certainly salivated over the eighth track, “Florida!!!” in which Swift portrays the Sunshine State as the ultimate escapist region. “Florida is one hell of a drug/Can I use you up?” she sings and slips in a mysterious reference to Destin, a city in ...Read more


TV Tinsel: National Memorial Day Concert to mark 35 years of honoring those who died in service to country

PBS will strike a blow to the idea that America is hopelessly divided when it presents its annual National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday.

The 90-minute show, which starts 8 p.m. (ET), features an abundance of top stars honoring those who have sacrificed their lives for their country.

Reporting for duty will be “Breaking Bad” star Bryan ...Read more

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CNN mourns death of political commentator Alice Stewart

CNN paid tribute to longtime Republican political commentator Alice Stewart who was found dead Saturday in the Belle View neighborhood in northern Virginia.

Law enforcement told the network they did not suspect foul play in the death of Stewart, 58, whose body was discovered outdoors. CNN said police believe she suffered a medical emergency.

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Movie review: 'Gasoline Rainbow' is a memorable teenage road trip along an improvised Oregon trail

CHICAGO — Wiley, Oregon is a nowhere kind of one-stoplight town. It’s not even that: The droopy overhanging traffic light blinks only yellow. No traffic. Just the light.

This forlorn image signals the start of one end of “Gasoline Rainbow,” the latest genre blur from the brothers Bill Ross IV and Turner Ross, now playing at limited ...Read more

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Olsen twins join 'Full House' family in photo tribute to Bob Saget

The “Full House” family is back together — at least in photo form — in honor of the late Bob Saget.

In a touching image shared by John Stamos on Friday, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen can be seen posing on either side of castmate Dave Coulier, along with Stamos, Jodie Sweetin, Candace Cameron Bure, Scott Weinger and series creator Jeff ...Read more