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Chloë Grace Moretz Throws Around A Lot Of Buzzwords While Addressing Her Fight With Kim K

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2016 | 11:15 AM

Chloë Grace Moretz stars in the upcoming sequel to 2014's "Neighbors," which in addition to being aptly named "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising," is very...

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Kelly Ripa Tells Viewers 'I'm Still Here!' After Audience Boos Michael Strahan's Impending Exit

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2016 | 3:09 PM

Here's a couple of friendly reminders, courtesy of Kelly Ripa. 

  1. Michael Strahan's last day on "Live" is fast approaching.
  2. Kelly Ripa is still here, damnit. 
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Mila Kunis Is Done Trying To Be Perfect In 'Bad Moms' Trailer

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2016 | 8:54 AM

From the writers of "The Hangover" comes "Bad Moms," a comedy starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn as three women who are done trying to be the...

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Here Are The First Photos Of Neil Patrick Harris As Count Olaf In 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events'

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2016 | 5:29 PM

When we last heard news of the Netflix adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, it was announced that Neil Patrick Harris was cast as Count Olaf.  

Now we...

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Everyone Is About To Know Ezra Edelman's Name

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2016 | 2:38 PM


Ezra Edelman thinks before he talks. But when he finally opens his mouth, he speaks quickly and deliberately.


The 41-year-old filmmaker is the brain behind ESPN's "O.J.: Made in America," a five-part, 464-minute documentary film about the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson. Edelman, who directed HBO's 2010...

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Prince's Sister Files Court Documents Claiming There's No Will

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2016 | 12:49 PM

Prince's sister, Tyka Nelson, filed court documents on Tuesday opening a probate case claiming her brother didn't leave a will. 

The legendary musician died at...

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Kelly Ripa Returns To 'Live' And Speaks From The Heart After Week-Long Absence

(1) Comments | Posted April 26, 2016 | 8:25 AM


Kelly Ripa returned to "Live with Kelly and Michael" on Tuesday, after taking a week off following reports she was completely blindsided by news her co-host, Michael Strahan, is leaving for a full-time gig at "Good Morning America."


Ripa received a standing ovation from the...

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The 12 Most Eye-Opening Moments From ESPN's 'O.J.: Made In America'

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2016 | 9:50 AM


WARNING: This post includes spoilers throughout. If you want to keep the show a surprise, wait until its premiere June 11 on ABC. 


Rumblings about ESPN's "O.J.: Made in America" series have been growing louder in recent months. And now, we can confirm that the

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Susan Sarandon Plays Coy About Her Relationship With David Bowie

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2016 | 8:37 AM

In 2014, Susan Sarandon revealed that she and her "The Hunger" co-star David Bowie had a relationship while they worked on the 1983 film.

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Kesha Has A Great Little Story About Breaking Into Prince's House

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2016 | 1:47 PM

It's hard to say exactly how many artists Prince influenced in his 57 years, but we do know he had a run in with Kesha that only further proved how just how cool he was. 

It's a story that Kesha has been telling since 2009, about the time she says she broke into Prince's house to give him her demo. 

"It was so easy," she told "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon when she stopped by in July 2014. "I cruised up in my dead grandpa's car, and I get out and there's a gardener in the front yard so I was like, 'Here's five dollars and don't make a thing about it, I'm just going to slide right under this gate,' and he just laughed and thought it was funny and that I was charming."

Kesha explained that after she crawled under the fence, she discovered the door was open and unlocked, "which was basically an invitation, so I walked in and everything was purple velvet," she said. "I was very pleased that my fantasy had come true and that there was, in fact, purple velvet everywhere."

"I walk into the elevator, and there is Prince music playing! And then I go up in the elevator and I come out, and I'm on the phone with my mom saying, 'I think I may get arrested,' and then I walk out, and there's Prince playing the guitar, with a beanie on, and I almost pooped my pants," she continued. 

When she came face to face with Prince himself, she said, "He just kind of looked at me funny. He gave me a look like, 'Who the hell are you?' and I waved around my CD. I put it on the table, and then I ran away."

Kesha told Fallon she had yet to hear back from Prince about her demo. And sadly, with the news of his death on Thursday, she never...

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Celebrities Mourn Prince After Shocking News Of His Death

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2016 | 1:10 PM

Celebrities took to social media in the moments immediately following the news of iconic musician Prince's death to express an outpouring of grief and shock. 

The 57-year-old died at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota on Thursday, TMZ reported. The cause of death has yet to be released at...

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Shawn Mendes Will Perform At The 2016 Billboard Music Awards

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2016 | 11:06 AM


Get ready to swoon, because HuffPost can exclusively reveal that Shawn Mendes will perform at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.







The 17-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter built a fan base singing songs on Vine and eventually landed a record deal. Even if you're unfamiliar with him, we're betting you've heard his song "Stiches," which was pretty much everywhere last year. Mendes will make time for the Billboard Awards, hosted by Ludacris and Ciara, after he finishes the European leg of his world tour. 






In addition to Mendes, the Go-Go's will perform and celebrate the 35th anniversary of their hit "We Got the Beat," while Joe Jonas' DNCE are also scheduled to take the stage at this year's awards.


You can also count on Pink to heat things up, with her first live performance of her new song "Just Like Fire" from the "Alice Through the Looking Glass" soundtrack.


 


The Billboard Music Awards air May 22 at 8 p.m. EST on...

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Kelly Ripa Won't Return To 'Live' Until At Least Next Tuesday

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 2:52 PM


Kelly Ripa will not return to "Live with Kelly and Michael" until at least Tuesday, reps for ABC told Variety.


Erin Andrews will fill in as co-host with Michael Strahan for the rest of the week, while "Pretty Little Liars" star Shay Mitchell will fill...

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Kelly Ripa A No-Show On 'Live' After Michael Strahan Announces Exit

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 9:39 AM


Kelly Ripa was a no-show on "Live with Kelly and Michael" Wednesday morning, following news that her co-host Michael Strahan would be leaving for a full-time gig on "Good Morning America."


Ripa's absence only fuels reports that she was blindsided by Strahan's exit....

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5 Things We Learned From Samantha Bee's Tribeca Film Festival Talk

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2016 | 10:03 PM


Samantha Bee has been killing it as the only woman in the late-night game ever since her new show, "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," premiered in February. 


On Tuesday, Bee and the show's head writer Jo Miller chatted with Vulture editor Stacey Wilson Hunt in front of...

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Kanye West Knows How To Pronounce 'Kardashian,' So Calm Down

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2016 | 1:39 PM

Kanye West is a lot of things, but is he a man who doesn't know how to pronounce his own wife's last name? 

No. He is not. Of course he is not. And yet, MTV NewsRefinery 29 and Jezebel apparently employ writers who believe he is. 

Yes,...

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Do You Really Think Kanye West Didn't Have A Cell Phone Before 2011?

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2016 | 1:34 PM

"Kocktails with Khloé" is ending this week after a single season that featured mostly D-list guests.

But the series clearly saved the best for last, as Wednesday's episode will feature your favorite #relationshipgoals couple, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, as well as Khloé's sister, Kim Kardashian, and, yes,...

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'My Scientology Movie' Is An Absurdly Funny Take On The Scientology Documentary

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2016 | 4:48 PM


Louis Theroux is a man who is used to getting access. Over the years, the BBC journalist and documentary filmmaker has spent time with members of the Westboro Baptist Church, pedophiles in Coalinga State Hospital, inmates in San Quentin State Prison and

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Here's The First Trailer For 'The Birth Of A Nation'

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2016 | 2:31 PM

"The Birth of a Nation" got rave reviews when it premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival. Then, it set records when Fox Searchlight’s studio paid $17.5 million for its distribution rights. Now, we have our first look at what all the buzz what as about. 

On Friday, the studio released the first trailer for writer/director/star Nate Parker's film about Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion. The first glimpses of the film are set to Nina Simone’s cover of “Strange Fruit” and feature a montage of atrocities and indignities inflicted on the slaves of the South, before shifting to a new song -- and with it, a new hope for freedom. 

"The Birth of a Nation" hits theaters Oct. 7,...

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NSFW 'Inside Amy Schumer' Promo Gives You An Idea Of What's To Come

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2016 | 8:23 AM

We're less than a week away from the Season 4 premiere of "Inside Amy Schumer."

If you watched the last three seasons you already kind of know what to expect, but the NSFW trailer above gives you a good idea of what's to come --- aka bodily fluids. 

 "Inside Amy Schumer" returns on on Thursday, April 21, at 10 p.m....

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