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Grammy Nominations 2018: Jay-Z And Bruno Mars Lead In Top Categories

Jay-Z leads the 2018 Grammy Award nominations this year, and is nominated for eight honors including album, song, and record of the year. Bruno Mars is also nominated for the big three, while Kendrick Lamar earned seven nominations.  Albums and songs eligible in the 84 categories at the 60th annual Grammys had to be released between Oct. 1, 2016 and Sept. 30, 2017. This year is the first year the Grammys used online voting for its main awards show... [Read Full Story]

Jeremy Piven’s ‘Wisdom Of The Crowd’ Cancelled Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

CBS has cancelled Wisdom of the Crowd after a fourth woman accused star Jeremy Piven of sexual misconduct. The network will not put in an order for the last nine episodes. A source said that Wisdom producers were already told about the decision. All 13 episodes have already been produced and will still air. Piven confirmed the news on Twitter, but did not make reference to the scandal. The decision comes three days after another woman accused Piven of sexual harassment. ... [Read Full Story]

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Reveal Details Of Their Courtship And Engagement In First Joint Interview

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just gave their first televised interview to celebrate their royal engagement. The newly engaged couple opened up about how Harry proposed, as well as how they first met. Harry and Meghan said they were introduced by a mutual friend and they first met with back-to-back dates in early July 2016. The wedding will take place in the spring, and the venue was not immediately revealed but a statement it was revealed that more details would be announced “in due course.”... [Read Full Story]

‘Glee’ Star Naya Rivera Charged With Domestic Battery After Saturday Arrest

Former “Glee” star Naya Rivera was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery of her husband, “Ray Donovan” actor Ryan Dorsey, Sunday after her arrest the night before. Rivera was arrested and released on $1,000 PR bond Sunday following a short appearance in court. Police were called to a house in Chesapeake, West Virginia on Saturday over a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, Dorsey told officers that Rivera had hit him in the head and lower lip while they were taking a walk with their 2-year-old son Josey.... [Read Full Story]

Pink Releases ‘Beautiful Trauma’ Music Video Featuring Channing Tatum

Pink’s new “Beautiful Trauma” music video starring Channing Tatum definitely has a lot going on.  The 38-year-old singer debuted the highly anticipated video for her latest single, after teasing it during the 2017 American Music Awards on Sunday night. The elaborate five-minute video features Pink and Tatum playing a married couple in the ’50s, who aren’t as straight-laced as they at first seem. ... [Read Full Story]

Ryan Seacrest Denies Sexual Harassment Accusations As $15 Million Blackmail Attempt Surfaces

According to new reports a woman who worked as Ryan Seacrest’s wardrobe stylist at E! News threatened to go to the media with sexual allegations made against him, occurring between 2007 and 2010, unless Seacrest paid her $15 million. An attorney for the woman contacted Seacrest’s attorney and demanded $15 million, but when Seacrest’s attorney refused to pay up the woman’s attorney said they would settle for a 7-figure settlement.  In a statement, Seacrest, co-host for “Live with Kelly and Ryan” and the longtime host for “American Idol,” adamantly denied the allegations. ... [Read Full Story]

Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Becomes Best Selling Album Of 2017 In Just One Week

Taylor Swift’s Reputation has become the biggest-selling album of the year in the US in a single week, with 1.23m sales. That total comfortably beats the 931,000 copies sold by Ed Sheeran in early March.  Swift has kept all but four songs from Reputation off streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music, meaning that fans need to pay to download the album or buy it on CD if they want to hear it. ... [Read Full Story]

Harrison Ford Helps Rescue Woman After Car Crash

Harrison Ford came to the real-life rescue of a woman who was involved in a car accident north of Los Angeles. Santa Paula police said that the actor and a friend were in the area when a car rolled off a highway in the small town Sunday around noon. Ford and the friend came to the driver’s aid and acted as good Samaritans. He says Ford and other people on scene were able to help the woman out of the car.  The woman suffered minor injuries.... [Read Full Story]

Jeffrey Tambor Leaves “Transparent” Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Jeffrey Tambor, who played trans woman Maura Pfefferman on Amazon’s celebrated Jill Soloway show Transparent, announced Sunday that he would not be returning for the next season. Tambor has been accused of sexual harassment by his former assistant Van Barnes and actress and series regular Trace Lysette; both are transgender women. The actor has denied the allegations, but the show’s writers were reportedly already trying to find a way to write his character out of the show. ... [Read Full Story]

‘Justice League’ Disappoints In US With $96 Million Opening

Warner Bros. and DC’s “Justice League” opened this past weekend with a $96 million opening in the U.S., coming in well under expectations.  The big budget superhero flick had been pegged for a $110 million launch in North American theaters. If studio estimates hold, it will also have the unfortunate distinction of being the lowest-opening film in the DC Extended Universe.... [Read Full Story]

Elizabeth Hurley Makes Statement As 25 More Women Speak Out Against ‘Royals’ Showrunner Mark Schwahn

Elizabeth Hurley shared an open letter on Twitter in response to her The Royals costar Alexandra Parks’ statement about show runner Mark Schwahn’s alleged “reprehensible behavior” on the set of their E! series on Thursday, November 16.  In part, Hurley stated “I have loved working alongside Alexandra and Mark for four years while shooting The Royals, and had absolutely no idea that she was feeling frightened and sexually intimidated by Mark during this time.”  25 members of the cast and crew of The Royals accused Schwahn of “repeated unwanted sexual harassment” in a statement published by Variety on Thursday.... [Read Full Story]

Sylvester Stallone Denies Claim That He Sexually Assaulted Minor Back In 1986

Sylvester Stallone has vehemently denied allegations that he forced a teenage girl to have sex with him and his bodyguard at a ritzy Las Vegas hotel more than three decades ago. An unidentified 16-year-old girl filed a report with the Las Vegas Police Department on July 29, 1986, alleging that Stallone and his bodyguard, Michael de Luca, “intimidated” her into having sex with them at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel.  A spokeswoman for Stallone, 71, claims the allegations are “ridiculous” and “categorically false.” ... [Read Full Story]

Kim Kardashian West Confirms Sex of Third Baby

Kim Kardashian West revealed the sex of her third child on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday. She spilled the beans and said she and Kanye West are expecting a baby girl via surrogate. Kardashian West dropped that she was having a girl when she talked about her 4-year-old daughter trying to play a trick on her.  She said that she and her husband have not chosen a name yet for the new baby.... [Read Full Story]

Tracee Ellis Ross To Host The 2017 American Music Awards

“Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross will host the American Music Awards this year.  It will be the first time that the Emmy-nominated actress will host the awards show. This Sunday’s show will be a big night for the actress and her family. Her mother, Diana Ross, will be honored with the 2017 AMA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and is also slated to perform live after receiving her award.... [Read Full Story]

The “One Tree Hill” Cast Has Issued A Joint Statement Accusing Its Showrunner Of Sexual Harassment

Eighteen members of One Tree Hill cast and crew, including actors Sophia Bush, Hilarie Burton, and Bethany Joy Lenz, have accused showrunner Mark Schwahn of sexual harassment. The creation of the letter came about after Audrey Wauchope, a former writer for One Tree Hill tweeted over the weekend in which she detailed the alleged inappropriate behavior she and other women experienced at the hands of an unnamed showrunner while working on the show.... [Read Full Story]

Amazon Is Making A ‘Lord of the Rings’ Prequel Series

Amazon will produce a new “The Lord of the Rings” TV series, the company announced Monday.  Amazon acquired multi-season, global television rights to the project. The show will be a prequel to the J.R.R. Tolkien book “The Fellowship of the Ring,” and is based on new story lines. It will be available for Amazon Prime members. There is also the potential that the show could also lead to a spin-off series.... [Read Full Story]

Taylor Swift Announces 2018 U.S. Stadium Tour

Days after releasing her sixth studio album, Reputation, Taylor Swift has announced a 27-date U.S. stadium tour for 2018. The tour will launch on May 8 in Arizona and run through October. Swift is set to tour through the U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, with additional dates to be revealed in the coming weeks. Tickets for the North American sting go on-sale to the public on Dec. 13.... [Read Full Story]

Tiffany Haddish Makes History On ‘Saturday Night Live’ As First Black Female Comic To Host

TIffany Haddish made history last night as the first African-American female comedian to host the long-running sketch show Saturday Night Live on Saturday.  The comedienne shined through the opening monologue and throughout the episode in her history-making hosting gig. This was the first time a black female stand-up comic has hosted the show in 43 seasons. ... [Read Full Story]

Jeffrey Tambor Under Investigation By Amazon Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Amazon has opened up an investigation into Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor after sexual harassment allegations were made against him. No other details are available at this time, as the investigation is in its early stages. According to a statement Tambor, a “former disgruntled assistant” claims he “acted in an improper manner toward her.” Reports state that this assistant made those claims in a private Facebook post.... [Read Full Story]

“Gossip Girl” Actor Ed Westwick Denies Rape Allegation After Actress Makes Claim Against Him

“Gossip Girl” star Ed Westwick is denying claims made by actress Kristina Cohen, who went on Facebook on Monday to state in an explicit post that the actor raped her. Westwick posted a statement Tuesday regarding the accusation. He wrote on his social media pages, “I do not know this woman. I have never forced myself in any manner, on any woman. I certainly have never committed rape.”... [Read Full Story]

George Clooney On Why He’s Pulling Back From Acting: ‘I Don’t Need Money’

George Clooney explained in a new interview why he’s not going to be acting as much anymore, stating that he just doesn’t need the money. The 56 year old Clooney and his business partners sold their popular tequila company, Casamigos, in June. Clooney said the billion-dollar deal gives him leeway to continue to “fight to make the movies I want to make” and that he is shifting his efforts towards political activism and humanitarian work.... [Read Full Story]