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Cher Turns on Nancy Pelosi After Ossoff Loss


Pop icon and political critic Cher took to Twitter Wednesday to question whether Democratic House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi may have played a role in Jon Ossoff's defeat in his race against Republican Karen Handel for Georgia's sixth district congressional seat on Tuesday.

Hollywood Melts Down After Ossoff Loss: ‘Grouphug, Get In’


Hollywood celebrities took to Twitter Tuesday night to vent after Democrat Jon Ossoff lost Georgia's Sixth District special congressional election to Republican challenger Karen Handel.

Three-Time Oscar-Winner Daniel Day-Lewis Retires from Acting


Three-time Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis announced his retirement from acting on Tuesday.

Report: No Pickup For Tim Allen Sitcom ‘Last Man Standing’ as CMT Talks with Studio Fall Through


CMT will not revive cancelled Tim Allen sitcom Last Man Standing after preliminary discussions between the cable network and the studio behind the show, 20th Century Fox Television, fell through this week, according to a report.

Ratings: Megyn Kelly Loses to Rerun of ’60 Minutes’ Again Despite Hyped Alex Jones Interview


NBC's Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly failed to see a major bump in the ratings Sunday despite the anchor's much-hyped interview with InfoWars founder and radio host Alex Jones, falling again to a rerun of CBS' long-running magazine show 60 Minutes.

Bill O’Reilly Launching Video Streaming Project, Hints at Possible ‘New Network’


Former Fox News ratings powerhouse Bill O'Reilly revealed Saturday that he is set to launch a video streaming program on his website in the coming months and hinted he could be part of a new network that could compete with his former employer.

T.J. Miller: Role of Comedy Changed with ‘This Motherf***er in the White House’


Actor and stand-up comedian T.J. Miller believes that the roles of entertainers have changed drastically with the election of President Donald Trump.

Leonardo DiCaprio Surrenders Marlon Brando’s Oscar to Justice Department


Leonardo DiCaprio has handed over to the federal government an Oscar originally won by Marlon Brando that he was gifted by Red Granite Pictures for his work on The Wolf of Wall Street, as the Department of Justice closes in on the production company's alleged involvement in a massive Malaysian embezzlement scheme.

Elizabeth Banks Calls Out Steven Spielberg for Sexist Casting


Actor-director Elizabeth Banks "called out" legendary director Steven Spielberg in a speech at the Women in Film awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Wednesday, accusing Spielberg of never having cast a woman as a lead in a film in his decades-long career.

Fox News Dropping ‘Fair and Balanced’ Slogan


Fox News is no longer "Fair and Balanced."

Playwright Tony Kushner Defends Assassination of Trump in ‘Julius Caesar,’ Falsely Blames Breitbart for Outrage


Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner defended the onstage assassination of a Donald Trump-like Julius Caesar in the Public Theater's contemporary iteration of the play, telling the New York Times in an interview that the Shakespeare classic is supposed to be "upsetting."

Megyn Kelly Dropped as Host of ‘Sandy Hook Promise’ Gala over Alex Jones Interview


Megyn Kelly has agreed to step down as host of a gun violence prevention fundraiser related to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary massacre after receiving heavy backlash over an upcoming interview with InfoWars founder Alex Jones, who has said that the attack was a hoax.

Report: J.P. Morgan Chase Pulls Ads from NBC News over Megyn Kelly Interview with Alex Jones


J.P. Morgan Chase has removed its television and digital ads from NBC News following controversy sparked by anchor Megyn Kelly's upcoming interview with InfoWars founder and radio host Alex Jones, according to a report.

Megyn Kelly Faces Boycott over Alex Jones Interview


Megyn Kelly has come under fire for a planned Father's Day interview with InfoWars founder Alex Jones on her new Sunday night NBC News program, with social media users calling for a boycott of the program's advertisers and urging others to tune out the show when it airs later this month.

American Express Distances Itself from Public Theater’s ‘Trump’-Stabbing ‘Julius Caesar’


American Express issued a statement Monday saying it does not provide funding to nor condone a controversial Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar in which the Trump-inspired main character is brutally stabbed to death on stage, after two of the production's sponsors dropped their support this week.

Celebrities Call for Boycott of Delta, Bank of America after Companies Pull Funding from ‘Trump’ Stabbing Theater


Several Hollywood celebrities have called for a boycott of Delta Air Lines and Bank of America after the two companies announced Sunday they would no longer sponsor the New York City Public Theater over a controversial staging of Julius Caesar in which a Trump look-alike is brutally murdered on stage.

Kevin Spacey Cracks Joke about Hillary Clinton’s Emails at Tony Awards (Video)


Actor Kevin Spacey donned a gray wig to play Bill Clinton during his hosting gig at Sunday night's Tony Awards and cracked a joke about Hillary Clinton's email controversy in between award presentations.

Trump Walk of Fame Star Vandalized During L.A. Gay Pride ‘Resist’ March


President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized yet again Sunday morning during the Los Angeles Gay Pride and "Resist" March.

Delta, Bank of America Drop Sponsorship of NYC Public Theater over Onstage ‘Trump’ Stabbing


Delta Air Lines has cancelled its sponsorship of New York City's Public Theater following backlash surrounding a Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar, a "contemporary" take on the classic play in which a Donald Trump-inspired twist on the titular character is graphically stabbed to death on stage.

Box Office: ‘The Mummy’ Unravels as ‘Wonder Woman’ Holds On to Top Spot


Warner Bros. superhero tentpole Wonder Woman held on to the top spot at the box office while Universal's Tom Cruise-starring The Mummy reboot failed to unwrap big gains domestically as Hollywood's bleak summer continued this weekend.

VIDEO: ‘Trump’ Stabbed to Death During Shakespeare in the Park Performance of ‘Julius Caesar’


Video has emerged of the graphic, onstage stabbing of the Donald Trump-inspired Julius Caesar character in the latest "Shakespeare in the Park" production in New York City's Central Park.

Jerry Seinfeld: I Don’t Get the ‘Big Deal’ About Kathy Griffin Photo, Just a ‘Bad Joke’


Jerry Seinfeld has lent his support to Kathy Griffin after the comedian came under fire last week for a photo in which she posed with a fake, bloodied head meant to resemble President Donald Trump, saying in an interview he believes Griffin simply made a "bad joke."

‘Trump’ Stabbed to Death in Central Park Performance of ‘Julius Caesar’


Shakespeare in the Park began its summer season in New York City's Central Park last month with a "contemporary" take on the playwright's Julius Caesar, in which the title character bears a not-so-subtle resemblance to President Donald Trump.

Ratings: ‘Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly’ Premiere Loses to Rerun of ’60 Minutes’ in Total Viewers


Megyn Kelly's new NBC newsmagazine program premiered to modest ratings Sunday night, as it came in third place in total viewership in primetime behind Game 2 of the NBA Finals and a rerun of CBS's 60 Minutes, though it did top the long-running CBS news show in the key demographic.

Alec Baldwin Defends Kathy Griffin after Photo Firestorm: ‘F*ck Them All’


Alec Baldwin has come to the defense of Kathy Griffin following the widespread backlash over an image in which the comedian posed with a bloodied, decapitated head meant to resemble that of President Donald Trump.

Alec Baldwin Defends Kathy Griffin after Photo Firestorm: ‘F*ck Them All’


Alec Baldwin has come to the defense of Kathy Griffin following the widespread backlash over an image in which the comedian posed with a bloodied, decapitated head meant to resemble that of President Donald Trump.

Bill Maher Apologizes for Using Racial Slur on ‘Real Time’


Real Time host Bill Maher has issued an apology after using a racial slur during a segment of his HBO program Friday night.

Flashback – Kathy Griffin: ‘Happy to Deliver Beat Down’ to Barron Trump


During Kathy Griffin's press conference to discuss the firestorm surrounding her Donald Trump "beheading" photo Friday morning, the comedian was asked about an interview she gave to Vulture in December in which she said was happy to "deliver a beat down" to Trump's youngest son, 11-year-old Barron Trump.

Disney CEO Bob Iger Quits Trump Advisory Council over U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Agreement


Walt Disney Company CEO Robert Iger has quit his role on President Donald Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum in the wake of the president's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord.

Al Franken Disinvites Kathy Griffin from Book Event


Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has disinvited Kathy Griffin from an upcoming book event one day after saying he would still appear with her in the wake of the controversy generated by a photograph in which the comedian posed with what looked like President Donald Trump's decapitated head.

Kathy Griffin to Hold Press Conference to Address ‘Bullying’ from Trump Family


Kathy Griffin has hired high-powered attorney Lisa Bloom and will hold a press conference Friday to address the firestorm surrounding the viral image of herself holding the bloody, decapitated head of President Donald Trump and the "bullying" she claims she has endured at the hands of the Trump family as a result.

Kathy Griffin Photo Fallout: More Venues Cancel Performances


The fallout over a photograph in which Kathy Griffin posed with the bloodied, severed "head" of President Donald Trump continued this week as more venues on her cross-country comedy tour pulled the plug on her scheduled performances.

Kathy Griffin Photo Fallout: More Venues Cancel Performances


The fallout over a photograph in which Kathy Griffin posed with the bloodied, severed "head" of President Donald Trump continued this week as more venues on her cross-country comedy tour pulled the plug on her scheduled performances.

Jim Carrey Advises Kathy Griffin to Double Down with Trump’s ‘Severed Leg’


As a photograph of Kathy Griffin hoisting the fake, decapitated head of President Donald Trump swept the Internet this week and led to her firing from CNN and the cancellation of at least one stop on her current comedy tour, one celebrity is urging Americans not to worry about it.

Trump ‘Beheading’ Photographer Stands By His ‘Art’: ‘I Can’t Censor Myself’


Tyler Shields, the photographer behind the now-infamous image of Kathy Griffin holding the bloodied, decapitated head of President Donald Trump, says he stands by his art and won't censor any of his work in the future.

Megyn Kelly Scores One-On-One Interview with Vladimir Putin


NBC's Megyn Kelly will sit down for a one-on-one interview with Russian president Vladimir Putin and will air the exchange during this weekend's premiere of her newsmagazine show Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly.

CNN Drops Kathy Griffin after Trump ‘Beheading’ Photo


CNN has terminated its relationship with Kathy Griffin after the comedian posed for a photograph while holding a fake, bloodied decapitated head meant to resemble the head of President Donald Trump.

Melania Trump Rips Kathy Griffin: Beheading Photo ‘Makes You Wonder About Mental Health’


First Lady Melania Trump has responded to Kathy Griffin's now-infamous photograph of herself clutching Donald Trump's bloody, severed head, describing the photo as "very disturbing" and "simply wrong."

Report: Barron Trump ‘Panicked’ after Seeing Kathy Griffin ‘Beheading’ Photo


Barron Trump, President Donald Trump's 11-year-old son, reportedly "panicked" and became distressed after seeing Kathy Griffin's now-infamous "beheading" photograph because he didn't know who Griffin was or understand the context of the photo.

Anderson Cooper ‘Appalled’ by Kathy Griffin ‘Beheading’ Photo: ‘Clearly Disgusting’


CNN anchor Anderson Cooper weighed in on Kathy Griffin's now-famous photograph in which she posed with a fake, bloodied, decapitated head of President Donald Trump, saying the photo was "disgusting" and "inappropriate."
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