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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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Fredo Santana, Chicago-Based Rapper, Dies at 27

Fredo Santana, Chicago-Based Rapper, Dies at 27
Fredo Santana, the Chicago rapper who emerged with his cousin Chief Keef, has died at the age of 27, according to media reports. The cause of death was not immediately disclosed, but the rapper (born Derrick Coleman) posted on Instagram last October that he had been hospitalized with kidney and liver failure. “I’m getting back to normal sorry to all my fans turbo bandana will not be dropping tomorrow due to my health issues,” Santana wrote. “Thanks for everyone who prayed for a n— I wouldn’t wish this on my worse enemy.” Also Read: Allison Shearmur, Producer on 'Rogue One,' 'Hunger Games,'...
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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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Harvey Weinstein Porn Parody Not in the Cards

  • TMZ
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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The Making of a SAG Award

  • TMZ
Next time you see a celebrity in a fancy suit or dress holding a SAG Award, think of this ... it took at least 3 guys in hazmat suits to make it! We got pics of the entire casting process that goes into making the award and let's just say, it Ain't as easy as 1-2-3 because it involves a lot of dangerously hot molten bronze ... hence the suits. It's incredible and the process is art itself.
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Tony Rock Blasts Mo'Nique's Netflix Boycott, Questions Her Relevance

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_igxhgylh"]] Tony Rock's calling out Mo'Nique for exercising extremely poor business etiquette in her beef with Netflix. We got Tony at Lax, and asked what he thinks about Mo accusing Netflix of discrimination. Remember, she feels insulted by a $500k offer from the streaming service -- especially because Tony's older bro, Chris Rock, got $22 million. [[tmz:video id="0_02yk1gt2"]] Tony's not buying what she's selling ... and points out she's been off the stand-up scene too long to be comparing
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Johnny Damon Backs Roger Clemens for Hall of Fame, Feds Tried to Screw Him!

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_djxikycs"]] Johnny Damon says there are 60 million reasons to let Roger Clemens into the Baseball Hall of Fame -- as in the dollars the feds spent trying (and failing) to prove he used steroids.  "Our government tried to accuse him ... we had $60 million of our tax money go to trying to defame him," Damon told TMZ Sports. Johnny says all that money was wasted 'cause Clemens was ultimately "proven innocent." So, the former superstar outfielder is
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Gloria Allred Says SAGs, Oscars Shouldn't Go To Alleged Sexual Predators

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_iomh1btz"]] Voting members for award shows should factor in sexual harassment accusations in determining whether an actor wins an Oscar, SAG Award, Golden Globe, etc. ... according to attorney Gloria Allred. There's a fierce argument about bestowing actors accused of sexual misdeeds with an award, even if they're the best in their category. Allred thinks it's not just about acting. James Franco is up for a SAG this weekend for his role in "The Disaster Artist" after
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Vikings vs. Eagles: The Hottest Wags of the Nfc Championship Game

  • TMZ
No cold front expected when the Minnesota Vikings travel to play the Philadelphia Eagles for a shot at Super Bowl Lii ... and you can blame these Hotties!!! Though the Vikings are led by a Qb that went undrafted and the Eagles' man waited until Pick No. 88 to get off the board ... these smoke shows no doubt are No. 1 pick material. To the left is Ally Courtnall ... Vikings Lb Eric Kendricks' girlfriend. To the right is
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Anderson Silva: 'I Never Used Steroids,' Coming Back Soon!

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_tjb7udll"]] Anderson Silva says he is absolutely Not a drug cheat -- and is confident his name will be cleared by Usada (the Ufc's drug-testing agency) ... possibly as soon as next month!  "No, nothing, never in my life ... I never used steroids in my life," Anderson told TMZ Sports out in Bev Hills earlier this week. The Mma legend failed the 2nd drug test of his career back in November ... but Silva says his lawyers
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NY Congressman Says Diddy Should Buy the Jets

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_csn4vtf4"]] Trying to buy the Panthers is great and all, but New York congressman Gregory Meeks is lobbying for Diddy to focus his efforts on a Much needier squad -- the Jets!! "Wish he was looking at a New York team ... maybe he could turn the Jets around," Meeks told TMZ Sports in D.C. Don't get it twisted -- Meeks thinks it's dope Puff is trying to diversify ownership in pro sports ... saying it's a win "for all America.
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Nick Cannon Accused of Not Paying Film Crew for 'She Ball'

  • TMZ
Nick Cannon stiffed members of the crew working on "She Ball" -- his movie about a women's basketball team -- but he's got a month to make it right ... or else ... according to a new legal letter. Nick and his production company received the letter, obtained by TMZ, from a lawyer representing 8 crew members who allegedly worked on the film as drivers, grips and camera operators ... but never got paid. According to the letter ... the
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Chamique Holdsclaw: The Baddest Chick I Ever Played Against Was ...

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_nf7w1cc6"]] With all the fights in the NBA lately, we had to ask Wnba legend Chamique Holdsclaw if there was ever a female baller she just didn't mess with in the women's league.   And she definitely produced a name.  First off, Chamique was no cupcake ... 6'2", 172 lbs and was a 2-time rebounding champion during her legendary career. Bottom line -- she was a beast.  But Holdsclaw tells TMZ Sports ... the baddest chick she ever played against
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