Ask Stacy for Feb. 24-25, 2018

DEAR STACY: Yara Shahidi is so beautiful. My boyfriend and I can't help but be curious about her ethnic background. How about some details? -- Yasmine S., Granada Hills, California

DEAR YASMINE: The 18-year-old actress who plays Zoey Johnson on "Black-ish" and the new "Grown-ish" is African American and Choctaw on her mother's side, and Iranian...Read more

Ask Stacy for Feb. 17-18, 2018

DEAR STACY: What's ahead for Milo Ventimiglia, now that Jack's death has been revealed on "This is Us"? -- Wayamos

DEAR Wayamos: First, as Ventimiglia and others have made clear, Jack will be as much of a presence on the time-hopping primetime serial as ever -- with the possibility of more of the character's background being revealed. Meanwhile...Read more

Ask Stacy for Feb. 10-11, 2018

DEAR STACY: I loved, loved, LOVED "Bright"! A friend at work said there is going to be a sequel. Any details? -- Georgia B., San Francisco

DEAR GEORGIA: Netflix is indeed plotting a follow-up to its $90 million "Bright," an international hit that the Nielsen Ratings folks say would have been a Top 10 box office blockbuster had it been released ...Read more

Ask Stacy for Feb. 3-4, 2018

DEAR STACY: Please resolve an issue that came up in our quilting group. Which was the most highly watched Inauguration Day in terms of TV ratings? My friend says Donald Trump but I believe she is wrong. -- June R., Chattanooga, Tennessee

DEAR JUNE: Going strictly by Neilsen TV research, Ronald Reagan's 1981 inaugural is tops, with 41.8 million ...Read more

Ask Stacy for Jan. 27-28, 2018

DEAR STACY: My mom and I are addicted to "The Crown." We'd like to know if any word has leaked out as to whether the real Queen Elizabeth has seen any of it and if she likes it. -- Robyn A., Fullerton, California

DEAR ROBYN: There have been secondhand reports filtering out of Buckingham Palace that Queen Elizabeth has watched at least some of ...Read more

Ask Stacy for January 20-21, 2018

DEAR STACY: Is Piers Morgan really a close friend of Donald Trump? -- JasonH77

DEAR JASONH77: I can't say how close they may or may not have been, but I can say that Morgan, the winner of 2008's "Celebrity Apprentice," has defended his long-standing friendship with Trump many times. That is despite the "Good Morning Britain" host's ...Read more

Ask Stacy for Jan. 13-14, 2018

DEAR STACY: I watched "Victoria and Abdul" on a recent flight and found the Indian actor who plays Abdul just delightful. Can you tell me about him? Is he married? Where else can we see him? -- Betszee13

DEAR Betszee13: Ali Fazal, 31, hails from Lucknow in Northern India. The 2014 "Most Desirable Man" designee by the Times of India, he is not ...Read more

Ask Stacy for Jan. 6-7, 2017

DEAR STACY: When is "Riverdale" returning, and is there any more news about K.J. Apa's car crash last year? -- ArchieFan

DEAR ArchieFan: The popular series, based on Archie comic books, returns to The CW Jan. 17. KJ's car was totaled last September near Vancouver, when he apparently fell asleep at the wheel and wound up hitting a light pole. He...Read more

Ask Stacy for Dec. 30-31, 2017

DEAR STACY: Sam Rockwell was just outstanding in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." I hope he wins an Oscar for it. Now my question. I say he was a juvenile actor. My friend disputes me. Who is right? -- HeyRayB

DEAR HeyRayB: The son of two actors, Rockwell did make his stage debut at age 10, in an improv comedy sketch starring his ...Read more

Ask Stacy

DEAR STACY: Is anyone still alive from the cast of "It's a Wonderful Life"? -- Karen G., Thousand Oaks, California

DEAR KAREN: Yes, former child actors seen in the 72-year-old Christmas classic survive today, including "Zuzu," Karolyn Grimes, "Janey," Carol Coombs, and "Tommy," Jimmy Hawkins. Interviewed by MSNBC a couple of years ago, the now-...Read more

Ask Stacy for Dec. 16-17, 2017

DEAR STACY: What is "House of Cards" going to do without Kevin Spacey? -- Mia R., Boulder, Colorado

DEAR MIA: There will be a final, eight episode season with Robin Wright's Claire Underwood as the show's lead. It begins shooting in January. Producers scrapped most, if not all, the footage shot with Spacey playing Frank Underwood earlier this ...Read more

Ask Stacy for Dec. 9-10, 2017

DEAR STACY: Do my ears deceive me? My son was watching a Thomas the Tank Engine show at a friend's and I am just sure I heard the voice of Robert Crawley of "Downton Abbey" as an engine named Merlin. Am I right? And please let me know what he has been up to otherwise. -- Donna B., Rancho Cucamonga, California

DEAR DONNA: Yes, Hugh Bonneville, ...Read more

Ask Stacy for Dec. 2-3, 2017

DEAR STACY: An update, please, on my favorite "Dancing With the Stars" judge, Carrie Ann Inaba. Did she and her fiance go separate ways? Has she ever been married? Also, when is the next season starting? -- NFF1993

DEAR NFF1993: It's a time of change for the 59-year-old, Honolulu born Carrie Ann. She and actor Robb Derringer quietly ended their...Read more


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