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Alyssa Milano hits back over alleged blackface photo

Alyssa Milano hits back over alleged blackface photo

Alyssa Milano is rejecting an accusation she wore blackface. The actress posted Tuesday in response to an article alleging she was “facing backlash” over a purported “blackface scandal.” Milano tweeted a photo of the headline from the conservative site LifeZette along with her response. “Hey, a**holes,” she tweeted. “The below picture is me parodying Jersey…MORE

Catherine Deneuve shines in the mother-daughter tale ‘The Truth’

Catherine Deneuve shines in the mother-daughter tale ‘The Truth’

If and when there’s an Oscar ceremony, there ought to be considerable talk about Catherine Deneuve and her regal performance in “The Truth.” But that will require some voters looking past controversy the French actress stirred with her public criticism of the #MeToo movement. Playing an aging star estranged from her daughter might not seem…MORE

Sia becomes grandmother at 44 after adopted teenage son welcomes ‘two babies’

Sia becomes grandmother at 44 after adopted teenage son welcomes ‘two babies’

Singer Sia has become a grandmother — just weeks after announcing she had adopted two teenage boys. The 44-year-old Australian star shared the news during Tuesday’s episode of DJ Zane Lowe’s Apple Music podcast, saying the younger of her sons recently became a father. “My youngest son just had two babies. I’m a f**king grandma!…MORE

Tom Hanks: ‘Shame on you’ if you aren’t wearing a mask

Tom Hanks: ‘Shame on you’ if you aren’t wearing a mask

One of the world’s most famous Covid-19 survivors has reportedly made his feelings known about those who don’t wear masks. Actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress/singer Rita Wilson, were two of the first celebrities to announce they had contracted the virus and, according to People, Hanks is now urging people to mask up. The…MORE

‘We were in that first wave of creative diarrhea’ — Chris O’Dowd says celebrities’ ‘Imagine’ cover was a mistake

‘We were in that first wave of creative diarrhea’ — Chris O’Dowd says celebrities’ ‘Imagine’ cover was a mistake

Chris O’Dowd admits that singing John Lennon’s “Imagine” amid the coronavirus pandemic was not the greatest idea. The “Bridesmaids” and “The Sapphires” actor was among the stars who featured in Gal Gadot’s much-mocked viral sing-along in March. The three-minute clip saw actors, comedians and singers including Kristen Wiig, Jimmy Fallon, Natalie Portman, Will Ferrell, Sia…MORE

MTV VMAs will happen as planned in New York City

MTV VMAs will happen as planned in New York City

The MTV show must go on — with some adjustments. The MTV Video Music Awards will return in August to New York City’s Barclays Center, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday in a news conference. This year’s event, on August 30, will bring together music fans worldwide and pay homage to the strength, spirit…MORE

Carl Reiner, longtime comedy legend, dies at 98

Carl Reiner, longtime comedy legend, dies at 98

Carl Reiner, the writer, actor, director and producer whose many decades’ worth of credits — including “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “The 2000-Year-Old Man” — showcased a ready wit and a generous spirit, has died, his son, director Rob Reiner, announced in a tweet. He was 98. “Last night my dad passed away,” Rob…MORE

‘Hamilton’ at home: Disney+ gives fans a front-row seat worth waiting for

‘Hamilton’ at home: Disney+ gives fans a front-row seat worth waiting for

After conquering the stage in every way imaginable, “Hamilton” moves to the screen — just not the one originally intended. Premiering on Disney+, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical beautifully survives the transfer process, with a few minor hiccups. Some will lament not seeing the movie in theaters, but given its length and the goodwill generated for Disney’s…MORE

Paul Walker and Vin Diesel’s kids take ‘family, forever’ selfie

Paul Walker and Vin Diesel’s kids take ‘family, forever’ selfie

Paul Walker and Vin Diesel were BFFs and it looks like their children are continuing that tradition. Meadow Walker, 21, recently posted a selfie with Diesel’s three kids Hania, 12, Vincent 10 and Pauline, 5. The three youngsters are seen smiling behind Walker who appears to have taken the photo — which she shared on…MORE

How BET pulled off the awards show we all needed

How BET pulled off the awards show we all needed

The BET Awards have always showcased Black America’s entertainment and culture, but, amid a global pandemic and racial justice movement, this year was different. Jesse Collins served as executive producer for Sunday’s BET Awards, held virtually due to the Covid-19 crisis. Opening with a rousing remix of the Public Enemy hit “Fight the Power and…MORE