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Bob Smith Dies: First Openly Gay Comic To Appear On ‘The Tonight Show’ Was 59

Bob Smith Dies: First Openly Gay Comic To Appear On ‘The Tonight Show’ Was 59
Bob Smith, the first openly gay comedian to score an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, has died after a long struggle with Als. His partner, Michael Zam, confirmed the death via a Facebook post. Smith also was the first openly gay man to star in his own HBO Comedy half-hour, which bowed in 1994, and he and made numerous other TV appearances. His collection of essays, Openly Bob, won the Lambda Literary Award for humor. His second collection,Way To Go…
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World-famous French Chef Paul Bocuse — Known as Monsieur Paul — Has Died at 91

World-famous French Chef Paul Bocuse — Known as Monsieur Paul — Has Died at 91
France’s best known chef Paul Bocuse died in France Saturday morning at the age of 91.

“Monsieur Paul,” as many knew him, passed away outside Lyon, in Collonges where his restaurant the Auberge du Pont de Collonges has held three Michelin stars for over half a century.

Bocuse’s death was announced on Twitter by Gérard Collomb, France’s Minister of the Interior and former Mayor of Lyon.

“Monsieur Paul was France,” Collomb wrote in French. “Simplicity & generosity Excellence & Style of living. The pope of food lovers has left us. May our chefs in Lyon, as in all corners of the world,
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Rise Up! Adele Marches with Jennifer Lawrence as Celebs Take to the Streets for Women's Marches

Rise Up! Adele Marches with Jennifer Lawrence as Celebs Take to the Streets for Women's Marches
Amy Schumer, Amber Tamblyn, Laura Benanti, Halsey, Padma Lakshmi, Whoopi Goldberg, and more joined millions of women (and men) across the world for a second year of the Women’s March.

What began as a simple Facebook invitation to protest the election of president Donald Trump has become that and a whole lot more, with this year’s march also standing as a symbol too of the global movement of #MeToo and Time’s Up.

Last year, sister marches in all 50 states and six continents across the world mimicked the Women’s March on Washington, D.C.. Stars like Katy Perry,
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Surprise! Ed Sheeran Is Engaged to His Girlfriend Cherry Seaborn

Surprise! Ed Sheeran Is Engaged to His Girlfriend Cherry Seaborn
A post shared by Ed Sheeran (@teddysphotos) on Jan 20, 2018 at 5:49am Pst Ed Sheeran is getting married! The "Shape of You" singer announced his engagement to his girlfriend, Cherry Seaborn, on Saturday with a sweet photo, writing, "Got myself a fiancé just before new year. We are very happy and in love, and our cats are chuffed as well xx" Ed has been dating Cherry since September 2015. No word yet on when the happy couple will walk down the aisle, but congrats are definitely in order for the two!
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Will Stars Wear Black to the SAG Awards?

Will Stars Wear Black to the SAG Awards?
At the 2018 Golden Globes stars teamed together for an unprecedented red carpet experience. Many actresses (and actors) supported the Time’s Up initiative by wearing black outfits to make a statement against sexual harassment in the entertainment industry and beyond. But will the all-black trend continue at the SAG Awards this weekend? According to stylist sources, no; though you may see stars in black just because it’s timeless and chic, the red carpet blackout was limited to the Golden Globes to kick off the Time’s Up movement in style.

Be sure to check out People’s full SAG
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Sundance: Why Ruth Bader Ginsburg Could Be the Toast of the Fest

Sundance: Why Ruth Bader Ginsburg Could Be the Toast of the Fest
RBG, the documentary about her life and legacy that first screens at Sundance on Jan. 21 — could be the toast of the fest. "Millennials are big fans of hers," says Julie Cohen, who directed the film along with Betsy West. "What they love about her is the contrast between her seriousness of purpose and her lighter side."

Having embraced the hip-hop moniker Notorious Rbg (originally bestowed upon her by an NYU law student), Ginsburg doesn't shy away from the notoriety...
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Rihanna to Perform at Grammys With DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller

Rihanna to Perform at Grammys With DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller
Rihanna, DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller will perform their smash hit “Wild Thoughts” on the Grammy Awards, Khaled announced in his characteristically low-key manner on social media Friday night.

#Fanluv! It’S Go Time!,” he wrote. “I’m performing #Wildthoughts at the #Grammys !!!! with the Icon @rihanna And @brysontiller !! @RecordingAcad! I’M so #Grateful for this opportunity!! #Fanluv the key is – Dont Stop !!! I Never Gave Up!!”

The awards will air live from Madison Square Garden in New York at 7:30 p.m. Et/4:30 p.m. Pt on CBS. Previously announced performers include Alessia Cara, Brothers Osbourne, Cardi B, Eric Church, Miley Cyrus, Childish Gambino, Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Elton John, Kesha, Khalid, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town, Logic, Patti LuPone, Bruno Mars, Maren Morris, Pink, Ben Platt, Sam Smith, Sza, and U2.

#Fanluv! It's Go Time! I'm performing #Wildthoughts at the #Grammys !!!! with the Icon @rihanna And @brysontiller !! @RecordingAcad! I'm so #Grateful
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Allison Shearmur Funeral Service Set For Monday: Pals Pay Tribute To Late Tastemaking Studio Executive & Producer

Allison Shearmur Funeral Service Set For Monday: Pals Pay Tribute To Late Tastemaking Studio Executive & Producer
Update: Allison Shearmur, who died yesterday after a quiet battle with lung cancer at age 54, will have her funeral Monday at 4:30 Pm at Temple Israel of Hollywood. Her family is requesting that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Simms Mann Cancer Center at UCLA. The film community is reeling from the death of Shearmur, the diminutive studio executive and producer who seemed an indestructible force of energy to so many. I’ve been told what a champion she was for…
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Jessica Chastain Brings The Women’s March To ‘SNL’ Plus More Highlights

This week’s edition of “Saturday Night Live” featured Jessica Chastain making her debut as host, and tackled the U.S. government shutdown and the dubious results of President Trump’s medical examination in the cold open. Speaking with reporters, White House press secretary Sara Huckabee Sanders (Aidy Bryant) introduces Dr. Ronny Jackson (Beck Bennett) to explain “just how not
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Halsey Says She Hopes Trump Listens to Her Poem About Sexual Assault against Women

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[[tmz:video id="0_of6ude4o"]] Halsey has a message for Donald Trump ... "Watch my F***ing speech!" The singer delivered a rousing, emotional, profound poem Saturday at the Women's March in New York City ... a very personal speech about sexual assault.  We got her at Lax Saturday night and she was more than satisfied with the poem and the reaction.  If you didn't see it, you gotta spend a few minutes and listen ... it's pretty incredible.  The 23-year-old is incredulous
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Jessica Chastain Had the Best Excuse Note For Missing the Women's March

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Jessica Chastain Had the Best Excuse Note For Missing the Women's March
Jessica Chastain wasn't able to attend the second annual Women's March this weekend, but for good reason: she was hosting Saturday Night Live! Instead, the Molly's Game actress made sure to shout out the empowering women marches happening across the country in her opening monologue with some help from comedians Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong. Watch the video above to see how Jessica brought the Women's March to SNL this week.
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Prince Harry Pokes Fun at Prince William's Haircut During Hilarious Saturday Night Live Spoof

Prince Harry Pokes Fun at Prince William's Haircut During Hilarious Saturday Night Live Spoof
Saturday Night Live welcomed some royal guests over the weekend, but the visit turned into a mini family feud.

Alex Moffat and Mikey Day broke out their brotherly act again — they’ve previously portrayed Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. — to visit “Weekend Update” as Prince William and Prince Harry. Though host Michael Che announced they were appearing to comment on President Donald Trump’s recently cancelled trip to England, the duo quickly started poking fun at each other.

“Michael, we’d like to apologize. Unfortunately, William’s hair was unable to make it this evening,” Day’s Harry quipped,
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Tracee Ellis Ross Speaks Out On ‘Black-ish’ Salary Negotiation After Reports Of Pay Disparity

Tracee Ellis Ross is speaking out. The 45-year-old actress took to Twitter on Saturday to comment on her “Black-ish” salary negotiation, which made headlines after a recent story reported that she was making considerably less than her co-star, Anthony Anderson. The article, published by The Hollywood Reporter, claimed that if Ellis Ross wasn’t brought up to Anderson’s level,
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Malia Obama and Boyfriend on a New York City Date

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Malia Obama is full-on attached to her new boyfriend. Malia and Rory Farquharson took a field trip from their home base at Harvard in Cambridge to New York City, where they strolled through Soho. [[tmz:video id="0_2fl8bugd"]] Rory's a Brit who pretty quickly set his sights on the former First Daughter.  They were tight during the Harvard-Yale game last November, and they've clearly kept it going.  Malia's 19 -- a freshman -- and Rory's also 19 and a freshman
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Stormy Daniels Kills It at Strip Club on Trump's 1-Year Anniversary as President

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[[tmz:video id="0_e6pj4vk9"]] Stormy Daniels made good on her promise to make America horny again ... at least she made some dudes in a South Carolina strip club pretty horny. Stormy, who said she hooked up with Donald Trump back in 2006 and later denied it, played to a standing room only crowd at the Trophy Club in Greenville. Stormy, who not coincidentally performed on Trump's 1-year anniversary as President, reportedly got $130k to stay mum on her alleged tryst with Trump,
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SAG Awards 2018 Winners: The Complete List

SAG Awards 2018 Winners: The Complete List
It's actors toasting actors at tonight's 2018 SAG Awards!  In just a few short hours, the biggest stars from both film and television will gather inside Los Angeles's Shrine Auditorium to celebrate the performances and projects that made us laugh, cry and beg for more. Kristen Bell is set to host, a first for the typically Mc-less award show, and presenters include Halle BerryEmma Stone and Lupita Nyong'o.  There's plenty of pressure going into the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, as they historically predict the eventual 2018 Oscar nominees. SAG-AFTRA represents more than 160,000 professionals in the entertainment industry, and active...
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Harvey Weinstein Porn Parody Not in the Cards

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Harvey Weinstein won't be parodied by the porn industry because the allegations made against him are just too nasty. We talked to a bunch of porn execs who tell us straight-up ... they feel Harvey's alleged conduct was  disgusting ... so he won't get the Tiger Woods' spoof treatment . WoodRocket is the premiere porn spoof company. They've done a ton, including "Ten Inch Mutant Ninja Turtles." WoodRocket producer Lee Roy Myers tells us, "WoodRocket.com" would
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SNL Weekend Update Skewers Trump Over Government Shutdown and Stormy Daniels

  • TMZ
SNL took aim at Donald Trump and fired. Weekend Update hit the Prez hard on the government shutdown, but the Stormy Daniels commentary was hilarious.   Michael Che mused that Trump's comment to Stormy that he was afraid of sharks was understandable, because he has the body of a seal. And check out Cecily Strong as Stormy herself. Super funny. On the government shutdown, Colin Jost observed even a fake government -- "House of Cards" --
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Take in a Movie After the Birth of Chicago

  • TMZ
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West hit the town Saturday night ... the first time they've been seen together since the birth of their third child, Chicago. K & K went to the movies in Calabasas, for a showing of "Honor Up."  Damon Dash, Terrence J and others joint Kim and Kanye for the screening. Kanye and Kim hosted the evening ... the movie screening was at his Calabasas office.   He's had a hard time not smiling since Chi came into the world.
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Behind the Scenes at Sundance: a Star-Filled Women's Rally, Fun Sightings and More

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Behind the Scenes at Sundance: a Star-Filled Women's Rally, Fun Sightings and More
Another year, another fun-filled 10 days are happening at the Sundance Film Festival in snowy Park City, Utah — and People is there to capture all the behind-the-scenes action.

Celebrities like Dakota Fanning, Jane Fonda, Nicholas Cage and more are braving the frigid weather and flocking to the small town this weekend to interact with their biggest fans and hit up some of the festival’s hottest parties.

Thursday, Jan. 18

2:35 p.m.: Blythe Danner arrives in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she is greeted by a swarm of photographers and fans asking for autographs. “Why do I deserve all this attention?
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