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Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Can the 91st Academy Awards be saved? Yes — at least, grading on the curve that is the Oscar telecast, the mess that the Academy has made of things leading up to this year’s show, and the low bar set by the last host-less Academy Awards in 1989. That Allan Carr-produced Oscars infamously began with…MORE

Gwyneth Paltrow files countersuit in skiing case

Gwyneth Paltrow files countersuit in skiing case

Gwyneth Paltrow is fighting back against a man who is accusing her of crashing into him and causing him serious injuries while skiing on a Utah mountain in 2016. Paltrow filed a countersuit on Wednesday against Terry Sanderson and in the documents obtained by CNN, the actress and GOOP founder claims that he skied into…MORE

Actor Jussie Smollett charged with felony

Actor Jussie Smollett charged with felony

[Breaking news update, published at 8:14 p.m. ET] A charge of disorderly conduct has been approved against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, according to an email from the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. Filing a false police report is disorderly conduct, according to Illinois code. Disorderly conduct is a class 4 felony, the State’s Attorney Office…MORE

Kylie Jenner says family ‘cut her off at the age of 15’

Kylie Jenner says family ‘cut her off at the age of 15’

Kylie Jenner gets why people don’t believe she’s self-made, but she insists she is. “My parents told me I needed to make my own money, it’s time to learn how to save and spend your own money, stuff like that,” she told Paper magazine. “What I’m trying to say is I did have a platform,…MORE

Kate Beckinsale is clapping back over Pete Davidson

Kate Beckinsale is clapping back over Pete Davidson

Kate Beckinsale hasn’t confirmed she’s dating Pete Davidson, but you better respect the fact that she might be. People have been speculating that the pair are a couple ever since last month, when they were spotted together at a Golden Globes afterparty. Neither has gone public to confirm it, but that hasn’t stopped people from…MORE

Ariana Grande ties Beatles and makes chart history

Ariana Grande ties Beatles and makes chart history

One, two, three — Ariana Grande is in the best possible place to be. The singer’s “Thank U, Next” album has her sitting pretty atop the Billboard charts. She’s the first artist to occupy the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 positions simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart since The Beatles did…MORE

‘Flack’ pops crisis-PR bubble with timely dramedy

‘Flack’ pops crisis-PR bubble with timely dramedy

Pop TV might not loom large on the average TV viewer’s radar, but the cable network has a show that feels very much of the moment in “Flack,” a British drama starring Anna Paquin as a take-no-prisoners public-relations pro, charged with extricating celebrity clients from various crises. The title, it’s worth noting, is a disparaging…MORE

Oscars 2019: Who will win and who should in a wide-open race

Oscars 2019: Who will win and who should in a wide-open race

An unprecedented lack of consensus among the guilds representing actors, directors, writers and producers has flummoxed Oscar prognosticators, with more genuine uncertainty surrounding the best picture race than is usually the case this close to Sunday’s ceremony. The changing face of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which presents the awards, has further…MORE

Dolly Parton says her husband is not a big fan of her music

Dolly Parton says her husband is not a big fan of her music

Dolly Parton says her husband is proud of her, but he’s not the biggest fan of her music. Appearing Monday on the UK’s “Good Morning Britain” to promote the West End premiere of “9 to 5: The Musical,” Parton revealed that her husband of more than 50 years, Carl Thomas Dean, has only seen her…MORE

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