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‘The Magic School Bus’ author Joanna Cole dead at 75

‘The Magic School Bus’ author Joanna Cole dead at 75

Scholastic/Annabelle Helms(NEW YORK) — Joanna Cole, former librarian who created the bestselling book-turned TV series The Magic School Bus, has died at 75. Her publisher, Scholastic, says the author succumbed to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Cole’s 1986 creation became a hit animated series, and recently it was announced that Elizabeth Banks would play the bus’ time-and-space-travelling teacher, Mrs.…Read more »

Chrissy Teigen makes Twitter account private after posts tying her to Jeffrey Epstein

Chrissy Teigen makes Twitter account private after posts tying her to Jeffrey Epstein

Gotham/GC Images(LOS ANGELES) — If you can’t see Chrissy Teigen’s tweets on your Twitter feed, that’s because, in a surprising move on Wednesday, she made her account private. The development came after the Bring the Funny host blocked over a million Twitter accounts propagating a conspiracy theory that she is linked to Jeffrey Epstein because she allegedly flew on one…Read more »

Fox says Nick Cannon will continue hosting ‘The Masked Singer’ following apology for controversial racial comments

Fox says Nick Cannon will continue hosting ‘The Masked Singer’ following apology for controversial racial comments

Michael Becker / FOX. © 2020 FOX MEDIA LLC(LOS ANGELES) — Fox announced on Wednesday that it is sticking with Nick Cannon as the host of its popular reality competition series The Masked Singer, following his apology on Facebook earlier in the day. “When we were made aware of Nick Cannon’s interview with Richard Griffin on YouTube, we immediately began a dialogue…Read more »

Kim Kardashian, Barack Obama among celebrities hacked in Twitter Bitcoin scam

Kim Kardashian, Barack Obama among celebrities hacked in Twitter Bitcoin scam

NBC/Photo Bank via Getty Images, Getty Images/Getty Images for EIF & XQ(LOS ANGELES) — What do Kim Kardashian, former President Barack Obama, Kanye West, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates all have in common? They were just a handful of the celebrities whose Twitter accounts were hacked by Bitcoin scammers. It went down on Wednesday when the celebrity accounts all tweeted some…Read more »

Nick Cannon calls out “deceptive” ViacomCBS after firing over anti-Semitic comments

Nick Cannon calls out “deceptive” ViacomCBS after firing over anti-Semitic comments

Amanda Edwards/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Nick Cannon is speaking up after he was fired from ViacomCBS over his alleged “anti-Semitic” and “hateful” speech on his YouTube podcast.  On Wednesday, Cannon addressed the termination in a lengthy statement on his Facebook page, while making a few claims about the “deceptive” media company that owns MTV.  “I am deeply saddened in a moment…Read more »

Report: Jon Hamm starring in ‘Fletch’ reboot

Report: Jon Hamm starring in ‘Fletch’ reboot

ABC(LOS ANGELES) — Mad Men veteran John Hamm will be stretching his comedy chops once again, taking over Chevy Chase’s role in a reboot of the Fletch movie comedy. Based on Gregory McDonald’s series of novels, the 1985 original saw Chase playing the titular role, Irwin M. “Fletch” Fletcher, an investigative reporter who constantly donned a series of disguises — some, it should be said,…Read more »

Is Jennifer Grey planning a new ‘Dirty Dancing’ movie?

Is Jennifer Grey planning a new ‘Dirty Dancing’ movie?

Photo by Vestron/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey is teaming up with Lionsgate for a new dance movie, and Deadline reports “rumblings” that it could be a new film based on the 1987 classic. Lionsgate holds distribution rights to the Dirty Dancing films, in which Grey played Frances “Baby” Houseman, a young girl who falls for her Catskills resort dance…Read more »

Justin Timberlake’s new movie ‘Palmer’ finds a home with Apple TV+

Justin Timberlake’s new movie ‘Palmer’ finds a home with Apple TV+

Isa Foltin/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Justin Timberlake’s new movie, Palmer, is heading to Apple TV+. Apple announced Wednesday that the movie, directed by Fisher Stevens, will be joining its expanding lineup of original films.Palmer tells the story of a former college football star named Eddie Palmer, played by Justin, who returns to his hometown after serving time in prison.…Read more »