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Tiffany Haddish Inks Deal with HBO

Tiffany Haddish Inks Deal with HBO

(CNN)- HBO is snagging first right of refusal to projects from comedian Tiffany Haddish. “Variety” reports the premium cable network inked a deal with Haddish that gives it first dibs on her work for two years. Haddish runs her own production company called “She Ready”. Her book, “The Last Black Unicorn” was released last month and became a New York…

Sir Elton John to Retire from Touring

ELTON JOHN SAYS HE WILL RETIRE FROM TOURING AFTER A FINAL, MASSIVE WORLD TOUR.

1/1Elton John says he will retire from touring after a final, massive world tour. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Musical icon Elton John says he is going on a massive, 300-date world tour and after that, he’ll retire from touring altogether. The 70-year-old singer-songwriter made the announcement at a news conference Wednesday. He’s calling it his “Farewell Yellow Brick…

Woman Celebrates 92nd Birthday by Skydiving

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Screen Shot 2018-01-23 at 10.48.46 PM Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption Jeanne Wiant is flying high at 92 celebrating her birthday with in-door skydiving in Texas. She chose the in-door option after considering jumping out of a plane, like Former President George H.W. Bush has done on…

Director Greta Gerwig: First Woman Nominated for Debut Film

GRETA GERWIG BECOMES FIRST WOMAN TO RECEIVE BEST DIRECTOR OSCAR NOMINATION FOR DEBUT FILM

1/1Greta Gerwig becomes first woman to receive Best Director Oscar nomination for debut film Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – One of this year’s Academy Award nominees for best director has already made history. Greta Gerwig is the first woman every nominated for best director for her first feature film. Gerwig directed and wrote “Lady Bird”, which also received a…

Kevin Spacey Cost Netflix $39 Million

NETFLIX HAS LOST TENS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS BECAUSE OF KEVIN SPACEY.

1/1Netflix has lost tens of millions of dollars because of Kevin Spacey. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Kevin Spacey apparently cost Netflix $39-million. Netflix said Monday it took an “unexpected” $39-million charge for content that it’s “decided not to move forward with.” The company did not specify which content in its letter to investors. A source tells CNN that…

Joel McHale To Host Weekly Netflix Series

JOEL MCHALE TO STAR IN NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES ON NETFLIX, PREMIERING FEBRUARY 18TH.

1/1Joel McHale to star in new unscripted series on Netflix, premiering February 18th. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Joel McHale will host a new series for Netflix. The streaming giant announced the deal Friday. It will be an unscripted series, similar to the one that made McHale famous “The Soup,” which ran on the E!-Network from 2005 to 2015….

James Franco to Attend Sag Awards

JAMES FRANCO TO ATTEND SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS AMID SEXUAL HARASSMENT ACCUSATIONS

1/1James Franco to attend Screen Actors Guild Awards amid sexual harassment accusations Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Actor James Franco; after recently being accused of sexual harassment is going to the SAG Awards. There was speculation about whether he would attend amid the controversy and after he skipped last week’s Critics’ Choice Awards. Franco said he has his “own…

British Media: Kevin Spacey Probed for 3rd Sex Assault Claim

KEVIN SPACEY SUBJECT OF THIRD SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATION IN BRITAIN

1/1Kevin Spacey subject of third sexual assault investigation in Britain Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Police in London are investigating a third sexual assault claim against Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey. The USA Today reports that the Metropolitan Police force said Thursday it’s investigating a claim that “the man sexually assaulted a man (victim 3) in 2005 in…

Katie Couric to Co-Host Olympics Opening Ceremony

KATIE COURIC RETURNS TO NBC TO CO-HOST THE OLYMPICS

1/1Katie Couric returns to NBC to co-host the Olympics Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – NBC announced Wednesday that Katie Couric will co-host the winter Olympics opening ceremony next month in South Korea. Couric has hosted opening ceremonies at three previous Olympic games. The former “Today” show host found out just last week that she would be hosting the event….

Singer Seal Facing Sexual Battery Accusation

SHERIFF’S DEPT. INVESTIGATING SEXUAL BATTERY ACCUSATION AGAINST SEAL

1/1Sheriff’s Dept. Investigating Sexual Battery Accusation Against Seal Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Recording artist ‘Seal’ is refuting a claim made against him of sexual battery. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an allegation made by a Malibu woman against the 54-year-old Grammy winner. Deputies say the woman claimed that in November of 2016, she was sexually battered…