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John Oliver slams Warner Bros. over 'Batgirl' cancellation while explaining monkeypox

LOS ANGELES — John Oliver managed to weave a pointed dig at his employer, Warner Bros. Discovery, into the latest episode of “Last Week Tonight,” which focused on the spread of the monkeypox virus.

While setting the record straight about the monkeypox outbreak, Oliver took a moment Sunday to address Warner Bros.’ controversial decision ...Read more

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Ashton Kutcher reveals that 'super rare' disease took his hearing, vision and balance

Ashton Kutcher revealed that an autoimmune disorder took away his vision, hearing and ability to walk.

In a sneak peek of a new episode of “Running Wild With Bear Grylls: The Challenge,” obtained by Access Hollywood, Kutcher said he developed a rare autoimmune disorder called vasculitis, which can cause inflammation of the blood vessels.

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It's a boy! Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson welcome their second child

Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson have welcomed their second child together.

A representative for Kardashian told The Times on Monday that the “Kardashians” star and NBA player have a new baby boy. Their son’s birth comes less than a month after news broke that the former couple would welcome the child via surrogate.

The newborn, ...Read more

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'The Queens' of Beyoncé and Madonna's 'Break My Soul' remix have spoken: 'In tears'

All hail the queens of Beyoncé and Madonna's "Break My Soul (The Queens Remix)," who are officially losing their minds over their shout-outs from the supreme Queen Bey.

Lizzo, Kelly Rowland, Jill Scott, Alicia Keys, Missy Elliott and more have responded on social media to the remix, which crowns a number of female artists — past and present ...Read more

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Top Hollywood lawyer Bert Fields dies at 93 after COVID battle

LOS ANGELES — Bert Fields, the prominent Hollywood litigator who represented such stars as Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Jackson and Mel Brooks, died Sunday. He was 93.

The Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger attorney died at his Malibu home in the presence of his wife, Barbara Guggenheim, a spokesman confirmed in a statement ...Read more

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Ryan Fellows is killed in a car crash while filming 'Street Outlaws'

Ryan Fellows, star of the Discovery Channel’s racing show “Street Outlaws: Fastest in America,” was killed in a car crash Sunday, the show confirmed on social media.

“The Street Outlaws family is heartbroken by the accident that led to the tragic death of Ryan Fellows,” the statement read on Twitter. “We extend our deepest sympathy ...Read more

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Neighbors raising money for woman whose home was burned in Anne Heche crash

A Southern California community is rallying around the woman whose home caught fire after being struck by actress Anne Heche’s car last week.

Neighbors have raised more than $50,000 to support Lynne Mishele after her Mar Vista home was destroyed in the crash that left Heche hospitalized with significant burns but in stable condition.

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Snoop Dogg starring in football comedy film 'The Underdoggs' shooting in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Snoop Dogg, who shot some scenes last year in Gwinnett County for the upcoming Netflix vampire hunter film “Day Shift,” will be back in metro Atlanta soon for a new comedy, “The Underdoggs.”

The movie, which Snoop Dogg will produce with Kenya Barris (”black-ish”) and MGM, is set to begin production Sept. 26 and run for ...Read more

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'Moon Knight' star Oscar Issac confirms second season

“Moon Knight” star Oscar Isaac has seemingly confirmed production on a second season of Disney+ series “Moon Knight” is underway thanks to a viral TikTok uploaded by user @hayaattiaaa where Issac is seen alongside series director Mohamed Diab.

When asked directly about the prospect of a second season of the show in the video, Issac ...Read more

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A new doc shines a light on the Rolling Stones as individuals, not just a band

Whether or not you accept the Rolling Stones as "the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band" — and at this stage of the game there isn't any other group of stature even playing that music — they are certainly the world's most documented. The Beatles, of course, left a considerable film and photographic record, but they broke up in 1970, whereas...Read more

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Nicki Minaj to receive Video Vanguard Award at 2022 MTV Video Music Awards

Another musical milestone is on the way for Nicki Minaj.

The Queens-bred rapper will be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this month’s MTV Video Music Awards in Newark, organizers announced Monday.

Minaj, a 10-time Grammy nominee who’s sold more than 100 million records, is the second female rapper selected for the ...Read more

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'Grease' actor Eddie Deezen found incompetent to stand trial

Actor Eddie Deezen is reportedly not competent to stand trial for allegedly burglarizing a nursing home because of a mental disorder.

The actor, who played geeky Eugene Felsnic in the "Grease" musical films and Eddie in the 1980s sitcom " Punky Brewster," also has been transferred to the Maryland Department of Health for treatment, TMZ reported...Read more

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Kanye West reacts to Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian's breakup

Kanye West showed no mercy after Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson’s breakup.

The rapper on Monday shared an Instagram photo of a fake newspaper headline reading “Skete Davidson dead at age 28.”

The post came three days after reports surfaced that Kardashian and Davidson were done after nine months of dating.

West, who was married to ...Read more

TV Tinsel: Retired detective's new scene is being in front of ID's cameras

Though he’s been retired 27 years, former homicide detective Joe Kenda still has nightmares. That’s part of the reason he agreed to host nine seasons of ID’s “Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda.” It was a series that outlined most of the 356 cases he solved while he served with the Colorado Springs Police Department.

Deep into his 21st ...Read more

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Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, via the majesty of the Western miniseries 'Lonesome Dove'

Like many now gray-haired men of my generation, and a few women too, I wanted to be a cowboy. TV made me that way, starting with such early shoot-‘em-up characters as Hopalong Cassidy, the Lone Ranger, Zorro and the Cisco Kid, all closer to cartoons than real people but influential nevertheless.

Then came “Gunsmoke,” in 1955, “Bonanza�...Read more

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Commentary: With new albums, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar push music culture forward

Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé are the most acclaimed Black music makers of their time.

Between them, the Compton rapper and Houston-born megastar have won 42 Grammys and a Pulitzer Prize. (Though in an ongoing injustice, neither has been honored with the prestigious album of the year Grammy. Taylor Swift and Adele have a combined five.)

Neither ...Read more

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Movie review: 'I Love My Dad' a winning dark comedy from rising filmmaker James Morosini

From Waltham, Massachusetts-raised writer-director James Morosini comes “I Love My Dad,” a black comedy of the darkest hue about a father-son relationship that has sunk so deep that father Chuck Green (Patton Oswalt) turns to catfishing to remain in contact with his son Franklin (also Morosini). The father hijacks the identity of a pretty ...Read more

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Jennifer Coolidge has been a big deal for years; with an Emmy nod, she's starting to believe it

LOS ANGELES — Here are two stories told by an actor; try to guess who it is.

One: She is among a star-studded group at the home of a very famous writer for a play reading. Afterward, the writer unexpectedly suggests the guests help him scatter the ashes of an equally famous comedic actress in his garden. "She left him part of her ashes and he...Read more

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Emmys 2022: All you need to know about the drama races

I could prattle on for a few paragraphs in this introduction about what might happen in the drama categories when the 74th Emmys are presented on Sept. 12. But let's be concise. Remember that series of McDonald's commercials that "Succession" star Brian Cox did, the spots that were so delightful it almost made you forget the chain's terrible ...Read more

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Roger E. Mosley, 'Magnum, P.I.' star, dies at 83

Around the world, Roger E. Mosley was known as helicopter pilot Theodore "T.C." Calvin from the 1980s TV series "Magnum, P.I." But in the Los Angeles area, he also was known as something else: a high school track and field coach who cultivated the talent and changed the lives of student athletes over three decades.

Mosley died Sunday at Cedars...Read more