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Kevin Hart Reveals He Secretly Battled COVID-19 Back In March

Kevin Hart is revealing that he battled COVID-19 back in March, making a full recovery months later. Hart told guests at Dave Chappelle’s An Intimate Socially Distanced Affair show in Yellow Springs, Ohio.  Chappelle reportedly spent $100,000 on coronavirus rapid testing for the outdoor shows he held over the summer. Other performers included Questlove, Bill Burr and Michelle Wolf.... [Read Full Story]

Beyoncé Drops New Video For ‘Brown Skin Girl’

Beyoncé has released a new video for her song “Brown Skin Girl,” featuring appearances from her daughter Blue Ivy and former Destiny’s Child bandmate Kelly Rowland, along with Naomi Campbell, actor Lupita Nyong’o, singers Saint Jhn and WizKid and others.  The new video is from her “Black Is King” visual album based on the music from the film The Lion King.... [Read Full Story]

Amazon’s Upcoming Series ‘Utopia’ Releases New Trailer

Amazon has released the official trailer for “Utopia,” an eight-episode remake of the original U.K. series. The trailer features a cover of R.E.M.’s hit, “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine.)  Amazon describes the show as “a twisted, eight-episode thriller about a group of young comic fans who discover the conspiracy in a graphic novel is real, and embark on a high-stakes adventure to save humanity from the end of the world.”... [Read Full Story]

Britney Spears Requests To Have Father Removed As Her Sole Conservator In New Court Filings

According to new court documents filed, Britney Spears has requested that her father, Jamie Spears, be removed as her sole conservator. Jamie Spears was put in charge of his daughter’s welfare and finances in 2008.  He relinquished some control last year as he battled ill health, and Britney’s longtime caregiver, Jodi Montgomery, took over as temporary conservator.... [Read Full Story]

Three Top Producers Let Go From “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” After Claims Of Toxic Workplace Environment

Ellen DeGeneres apologized to her staff in a Zoom meeting on Monday, during which employees also learned three executive producers will be parting ways with the show. As production resumed on the show since the coronavirus shutdown, DeGeneres addressed her entire team, opening with the staffing updates, and apologizing for the upheaval.... [Read Full Story]

Rachael Ray Speaks Out After Fire At Her Upstate New York Home

Rachael Ray is speaking out after a fire tore through her and her husband’s home in upstate New York. On Sunday, a fire broke out at the residence of the talk show host, 51, and her husband John Cusimano, in Lake Luzerne — where the celebrity chef has been filming her show during the pandemic. A rep for Ray said that “the house is unfortunately damaged and we don’t yet know to what extent.”... [Read Full Story]

‘Dirty Dancing’ Sequel Officially Announced With Jennifer Grey Returning

Lionsgate officially announced a new movie set in the Dirty Dancing universe, with Jennifer Grey coming back and executive producing. Jonathan Levine, who most recently directed Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron in last year’s Long Shot will serve as director on the new project, and the script will be written by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis, the duo behind 2019’s Five Feet Apart and The Curse of La Llorona. ... [Read Full Story]

Sony To Release Whitney Houston Biopic ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’

Sony and TriStar Pictures have won a bidding war for I Wanna Dance With Somebody, a biopic based on the life of the late Whitney Houston.   The film will be released Thanksgiving of 2022. Bohemian Rhapsody screenwriter Anthony McCarten will pen the script, which will be directed by Stella Meghie.  The movie also has the full support of Whitney‘s estate.... [Read Full Story]