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Siegfried Fischbacher, of the Siegfried & Roy illusionist duo, dies at 81

Siegfried Fischbacher, the world-known illusionist who worked alongside stage partner Roy Horn, has died. He was 81. Fischbacher died of pancreatic cancer on Wednesday at his home in Las Vegas, according to a statement from his representative. Fischbacher’s long-time show business partner, Roy Horn, died last year of complications from COVID-19 at a Las Vegas hospital. He was 75.... [Read Full Story]

Ellen DeGeneres returns to talk show after battling Covid-19

Ellen DeGeneres returned to her show for the first time in 2021 with a new episode on Jan. 13, in which the 62-year-old opened up about her recovery from COVID-19. In December, Ellen announced she had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. It took time for DeGeneres to recover and she kept fans updated on her condition while she was in isolation by sharing some messages and videos on social media. ... [Read Full Story]

Aaron Sorkin’s film on Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz to star Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem

Aaron Sorkin’s movie about the relationship between I Love Lucy stars and real-life couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz will have a new star to play Ball. Nicole Kidman has been cast as the television icon, with fellow Oscar-winner Javier Bardem cast as Arnaz. The project has been in the works for several years, with Cate Blanchett set to play Ball at one point.... [Read Full Story]

Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey Make Their Relationship Instagram Official

Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey have finally made their relationship Instagram official as of Sunday, Jan. 10. The 33-year-old actor shared a pair of pics on his social media page.  Minutes later, Lori shared a post featuring two different Polaroids of the twosome. One of the images shows the Black Panther star about to kiss his girlfriend’s cheek.... [Read Full Story]

Grammys postpone 2021 Awards Ceremony over increased COVID-19 Concerns

UPDATE: The GRAMMYs have confirmed that the award ceremony has been pushed back to March 14. They said in a statement:  “After thoughtful conversations with health experts, our host and artists scheduled to appear, we are rescheduling the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards to be broadcast Sunday, March 14, 2021. The deteriorating COVID situation in Los Angeles, with hospital services being overwhelmed, ICUs having reached capacity, and new guidance from state and local governments have all led us to conclude that postponing our show was the right thing to do. Nothing is more important than the health and safety of those in our music community and the hundreds of people who work tirelessly on producing the show.... [Read Full Story]

Warner Bros. announces ‘Wonder Woman 3’ in the works with director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot

Warner Bros. officially announced that a third Wonder Woman movie is in the works. Star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins are returning for the next chapter. Warner Bros. chief Toby Emmerich said, “As fans around the world continue to embrace Diana Prince, driving the strong opening weekend performance of Wonder Woman 1984, we are excited to be able continue her story with our real life Wonder Women — Gal and Patty — who will return to conclude the long-planned theatrical trilogy.”... [Read Full Story]

Lori Loughlin completes 2-month prison sentence early for her role in college admissions scandal

Actress Lori Loughlin was released early from federal prison in California on Monday after serving a two-month sentence in connection with the college admissions cheating investigation. Loughlin was released two months after reporting to the prison in October for her role in a scheme to get her daughters admitted to college in Southern California. It was the same San Francisco-area facility where actress Felicity Huffman also served time last year for a related conviction.... [Read Full Story]