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Melissa McCarthy Was Initially Hesitant About Playing Sean Spicer

Spicer was reportedly "benched" during a crucial week for the White House in the wake of Trump's shocking firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey . As McCarthy's Spicer explains: "Let me put this whole Russian Federation thing to bed: Trump is innocent". She was asked during the press briefing where Spicer was. Read More »

Kushner family tells Chinese property investors: Welcome to America


Its advertising highlights the controversial EB-5 visa program, which provides a path to a green card to foreign nationals who invest at least half a million dollars and create 10 full-time jobs. While some US Congress members have been calling for changes to, or full expiration of, the EB-5 programme for several years, legislation signed by Trump last week keeps the programme intact until September 30. Read More »

Mo'Nique Tells Lee Daniels, Tyler Perry, Oprah to Suck Her Dick

That apparently didn't go over so well and Mo'Nique said she got a reputation for being "difficult". During a performance at New York's Apollo theater this weekend, she took to the stage (isn't that more fun than "taking to Twitter"?) and shared her frustrations with the audience, claiming she was never "blackballed" at all. Read More »

Val Chmerkovskiy Dishes on Normani Kordei's Emotional 'DWTS' Semifinals Performance


If it wasn't for my family, I would never in a million years have built the courage to audition for X Factor. Before her dance on the latest Dancing With The Stars , the 20-year-old spoke with PEOPLE about how two traumatising events while she was growing up spurred her on to achieve her freams, one being her mother's breast cancer diagnosis, and the other her fight to survive during Hurricane Katrina. Read More »

New Sorrentino papal drama in the works


Jude Law's turn as Pope Pius XIII was meme-ready as soon as HBO's promo materials for the show hit the internet. "Just like 'The Young Pope, ' Sorrentino is writing the script for the new show, but it will have a different twist than what would be expected", Sky Italia chief of content Andrea Scrosati told Variety . Read More »

The Rock Wants Armie Hammer To Play SHAZAM


During his talk, the actor confirmed that his standalone Black Adam movie is all set to move ahead. Ever since Dwayne Johnson had a "high-level meeting" with DC Entertainment president and chief creative officer Geoff Johns back in January and it was announced that he would star as Black Adam , there has been plenty of speculation as to who would be taking on the role of Shazam, the villain's longtime nemesis. Read More »

'Nervous India can't stop others from joining Belt and Road'

Last week, the article noted, "Nepal officially signed a deal with China to join the Belt and Road project, and the country is also reportedly in talks with Beijing to build a cross-border rail link that may cost up to $8 billion". He announced China had already signed Belt and Road cooperation agreements with 68 countries and worldwide organizations and that the country would hold its second forum on global cooperation within under the Belt and Road framework in 2019. Read More »

Paul George To The Lakers?

Check out the footage below of his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live . After having Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson on his show last month and eliciting a wink-wink proposal toward George, Kimmel couldn't get quite the same out of the man himself. Read More »

Miley Cyrus Says 'Malibu' Isn't a Typical Love Song


I think that's my friend that I've known the longest. The singer also sat down and discussed the real meaning of her latest track and dished on the family fun time she had when filming Carpool Karaoke . "I have to always remember that my feet are on the ground and I just have to keep singing cause when I stop that's when I panic". "I know my dad's been the best mentor for me, so I'm excited for him to be able to mentor others because he's got the best advice", she continued. Read More »

President Donald Trump Fires Back At Stephen Colbert


Image via YouTube.comTwo days later, "The Late Show" monologue was nearing 5 million views on his official channel. As you might imagine, Colbert was shaken to his core by this: "The president of the United States has personally come after me and my show ". Read More »

Clapper: 'Our Institutions Are Under Assault' By President Trump

Mr Trump sparked a political firestorm when he abruptly fired Mr Comey last week. Among Democrats, though there is little doubt that the firing is not sitting well as 66 percent disapprove of Comey's dismissal. "The attorney general was supposed to have recused himself from anything involving Russian Federation, and here he is, recommending the firing of the top cop doing the Russian Federation investigation, in clear violation of what he, the attorney general, had committed to doing". Read More »

See Emma Stone as Billie Jean King in 'Battle of the Sexes'

The first is that the film looks like it's shot to make it look like the picture was made in the 1970s, which helps lend some authenticity to the drama. As King was rising in her field, her supportive husband urged her to fight for equal pay. Directed by Little Miss Sunshine's Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton , the cast of Battle of the Sexes also includes Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Alan Cumming, Elisabeth Shue, Austin Stowell, Jessica Mcnamee, Natalie Morales, ... Read More »

Harry Kane confident Tottenham Hotspur will not struggle like West Ham United

Tottenham Hotspur won against Manchester United in the Premier League at the weekend. 'To score the victor, to win the game and finish unbeaten here is something special, ' Kane said. Local hero Harry Kane scored his 22nd league goal of the season to make it 2-0 shortly after the interval but United skipper Wayne Rooney halved the deficit with just under 20 minutes remaining. Read More »

'Roseanne' returning to ABC with Barr as star


MacFarlane plays Ed Mercer, a Planetary Union officer down on his luck after a bitter divorce. "This is Seth's passion project", Dana Walden, Fox Television Group chairman and CEO, said Monday in a teleconference about the network's 2017-2018 schedule, according to the AP. Read More »

Pope Francis makes children two of the Church's youngest saints


On Friday, Pope Francis flew into Fatima, north of Lisbon, in a helicopter and travelled through town in his "Popemobile". Two Portuguese shepherd children who saw visions of the Virgin Mary a century ago have been made saints by Pope Francis in an open-air mass attended by hundreds of thousands of pilgrims. Read More »

Korean president talks to China, Japan

Regional experts have believed for months that North Korea is preparing for its sixth nuclear test. Trump has also been calling for a renegotiation of the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) and for Seoul to shoulder a larger cost of maintaining US troops in Korea and pay for a $1 billion antimissile system. Read More »

White House calls Sally Yates a 'political opponent' of Trump


That was why they ignored Yates's warning, why Trump ignored Obama's warning, and only fired Flynn once the media made Flynn's being compromised by the Russians a big story. Spicer later denied that Yates showed serious worry about Flynn's call, and said she simply gave "a heads up" about it. Yates stated that she has no way of knowing "what, if anything" was done about the matter, and that "If nothing was done, then certainly that would be concerning". Read More »

Of Course Last Man Standing's Cancellation Is Getting Petitioned By Fans


Conservatives have expressed disappointment in the show's demise. The show had performed steadily during its run, but ratings dropped over the last season. Last Man Standing was not just selling conservative ideals though, as some of the characters in the show are clearly of the liberal persuasion, yet the characters on the show all manage to get along and take care of one another, despite their politically opposed views. Read More »

Melissa McCarthy Hosts 'Saturday Night Live'

Navy Reserve Duty. "The only Russian thing is my dolly", Spicey says, holding the biggest doll, President Trump. The Washington Post captured the weird Tuesday night scene , in which "Spicer spent several minutes hidden in the darkness and among the bushes" before he emerged and agreed to take questions from reporters , so long as the cameras were off. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel set to return as host for 90th Oscars


The Oscars , organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is Hollywood's most prestigious film awards ceremony. Welcome back, Jimmy Kimmel! Kimmel was of course referring to the now infamous gaffe in which " La La Land " was mistakenly announced as the victor for best picture, when in fact Barry Jenkins' film " Moonlight " was the real victor. Read More »

NASCAR turns to softer tires to goose All-Star race

Right. It came after NASCAR made a decision to change its procedures for races that go over the scheduled distance to make them more ball-sport like, renaming and reworking the old "green-white-checkered finish" to be "overtime" in 2016. What is the Monster Energy Open? What TV channel is the All-Star race on? Originally the Coca-Cola 600 was to consist of 100-, 100-, and 200-lap stages. Read More »

Reasons Why 'King Arthur' Bombed at the Box Office

VisitBritain director of marketing, Clare Mullin, said: "From watching the sunset from the Old Man of Storr on the Isle of Skye to walking in King Arthur's footsteps in majestic Snowdonia to retracing his story at Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, Britain's epic scenery, ancient history and magical landscapes have the power to transform our holiday experiences into the stuff of legends". Read More »

New South Korean president will visit US next month

Moon took office after his predecessor, Park Geun Hye, was removed from power due to a corruption and abuse-of-power scandal. Following through on the promise to reduce coal-fired generation, the presidential office, formally called the Blue House, said that it will temporarily suspend operations of the older coal power plants next month for one month. Read More »

Portugal wins Eurovision 2017 Song Contest for the first time


Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest for Portugal last night and charmed Europe with the song " Amar Pelos Dois " written by his sister Luisa Sobral. Samoilova was banned from entering Ukraine for three years because of her visit to Crimea in 2015 without a permit from Kiev. Samoylova has already been announced as Russia's Eurovision candidate for 2018. Read More »

'The Bachelor,' 'Dancing With the Stars' Get New Spinoffs at ABC


But apart from just competing in challenges, it sounds like " The Bachelor Winter Games " is also going to inject some elements of fellow spinoff " Bachelor in Paradise". Both are slated to debut next midseason, with DWTS Junior scheduled for the spring and Bachelor Winter Games set for February. Consider both of these shows as further evidence that reality TV programming over at ABC is probably alive and well probably more so than any other broadcast network. Read More »

Actor John Cygan dies at 63


John Cygan, a voice actor who's also provided voiceovers for games like Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning , as well as voicing the iconic Solidus, has passed awaya t the age of 63. A versatile actor, Cygan appeared in television shows like Bob , co-starring with Bob Newhart, and The Commish as well as other shows like Frasier , NYPD Blue and Modern Family . Read More »

Watch Katy Perry Painfully Remind Ellen That, Yes, She Married Russell Brand


The track is off her highly anticipated new album, Witness , out June 9. Katy Perry will be kicking off her "Witness" tour in Columbus on September 7 at the Schottenstein Center. That's just me, I guess. I've used them in several music videos because I always find myself in this predicament where I have a very extravagant, lavish, unrealistic, unpractical costume on. Read More »

Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians


Addressing the news that President Trump revealed highly classified intelligence information in a meeting with Russian diplomats, Republican Sen. "At no time - at no time - were intelligence sources or methods discussed and the president did not disclose any military operations that were not already publicly known", said McMaster, adding that both Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell remember the meeting the same way. Read More »

Despite Hubbub Over Michael Flynn, Clapper Says No Collusion with Russian Federation


Flynn denied that he discussed sanctions with Kislyak to Pence, who then repeated that assertion on CBS News. "To state the obvious, you don't want your national security adviser compromised with the Russians", Yates said Monday. Council", he tweeted Monday, before correcting the spelling of "counsel". The hearing marked the most intense public scrutiny Yates has ever faced, but she did not appear rattled. Read More »

Trump says he could have new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief by end of week


McCabe answered, "I can tell you that I hold Director Comey in the absolute highest regard.I can tell you also that Director Comey enjoyed broad support within the Federal Bureau of Investigation and still does until this day". Press secretary Sean Spicer is on the list, of course, and Trump has told allies that he wants Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle to take his place. Lee, a longtime agent, has worked in a variety of positions within the bureau, including as section chief of the Public ... Read More »

First Look At Lifetime Biopic 'Michael Jackson: Searching For Neverland'


Nevertheless, folks seem to flock to their TVs to watch the surefire trainwrecks. Lifetime is taking on yet another music icon for its biopic series, and for the network's sake, let's hope they get it right. Searching For Neverland is slated to premiere on Memorial Day, May 29th. As one of the bodyguards says in the film, "We were the only two people looking out for him". Read More »

President Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians

They include the investigations into his election campaign's ties to Moscow, probes into Russian interference in the election, the president's own expressions of disdain for the USA intelligence community and his claim that former President Barack Obama spied on him, citing a media report that Britain's spy agency GCHQ was behind the surveillance. Read More »

'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' shoots down the competition

Snatched's budget was $42m, more than four times smaller than King Arthur's. For a movie that cost a reported $175 million to make - and was supposed to launch a series of six movies about the ruler of Camelot - it's opening is far from promising. Read More »