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Dominique Gardner fled R. Kelly but doesn’t want him imprisoned

Dominique Gardner fled R. Kelly but doesn’t want him imprisoned

A woman whose account of leaving R. Kelly was featured prominently in the “Surviving R. Kelly” docuseries is speaking out for the first time. Dominique Gardner told writer Jim DeRogatis she has been hurt by the criticism that she should have spoken up against Kelly or gone to the authorities in the wake of the…MORE

Mark Ruffalo is shocked people compare him to Noah Centineo

Mark Ruffalo is shocked people compare him to Noah Centineo

Mark Ruffalo is flattered that some people think he and Noah Centineo look alike, but he’s also a bit shocked. Centineo is Hollywood’s young heartthrob of the moment and many think he looks a lot like a young Ruffalo. “I wish I was that good looking,” Ruffalo told Jimmy Fallon in disbelief on “The Tonight…MORE

Lori Loughlin’s school cheating ‘Full House’ episode resurfaces

Lori Loughlin’s school cheating ‘Full House’ episode resurfaces

Fans of “Full House” know that Lori Loughlin has had to deal with school admissions cheating before. Loughlin, her husband designer Mossimo Giannulli and fellow actress Felicity Huffman are among a group facing federal charges because of allegations they paid bribes for their children to attend prestigious universities. It’s the largest college admissions scam ever…MORE

Rosie O’Donnell says father molested her

Rosie O’Donnell says father molested her

Rosie O’Donnell has gone public with allegations her father sexually abused her. The actress told Variety “It started very young.” “And then when my mother died, it sort of ended in a weird way, because then he was with these five children to take care of,” she said. “On the whole, it’s not something I…MORE

Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to charges that he staged a hoax

Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to charges that he staged a hoax

Actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty in court Thursday to accusations that he staged a hate crime and filed a false police report. The “Empire” actor, 36, was arraigned before Judge Steven Gregory Watkins, and his attorney entered the formal not guilty plea on his behalf. Watkins agreed to allow Smollett to travel to California…MORE

Diverse TV writers report ongoing discrimination

Diverse TV writers report ongoing discrimination

Despite ongoing calls for inclusion in TV writers’ rooms, a new survey of television writers paints an unfortunate picture of bias encountered by creatives who belong to traditionally under-represented groups. The survey, by television writers who make up the Think Tank for Inclusion and Equity (TTIE), was released Thursday and highlights systematic barriers for diverse…MORE

K-Pop stars named in growing South Korea sex scandal

K-Pop stars named in growing South Korea sex scandal

Several high-profile K-Pop stars have been named as being members of an online group chat that shared sexually explicit videos of women filmed without their knowledge or consent, South Korean police confirmed. Police said Thursday that about 10 people were members of the chat group, including K-Pop idol and Big Bang star Seungri, singer-songwriter and…MORE

Luke Perry buried in Tennessee

Luke Perry buried in Tennessee

Actor Luke Perry was laid to rest in Tennessee earlier this week, according to a death certificate obtained by CNN. The “Beverly Hills 90210” star died on March 4 at a hospital in Burbank, California, days after suffering a massive stroke. Officially, Perry’s death was listed as a “ischemic cerebrovascular accident,” according to the document.…MORE

‘Five Feet Apart’ injects new wrinkle into ill-teen romance

‘Five Feet Apart’ injects new wrinkle into ill-teen romance

The dying teen/young-adult romance is such a familiar Hollywood genre that websites can devote lists to it. So “Five Feet Apart” — an earnest story about two teens afflicted with cystic fibrosis — must be viewed within that context, which offers a solid showcase for its young leads, Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse, while…MORE

Morris Chestnut wants to inspire you

Morris Chestnut wants to inspire you

It’s been 20 years since Morris Chestnut starred in “The Best Man,” but you couldn’t tell it by looking at him. The actor, who first came to fame as football player Ricky Baker in the groundbreaking 1991 film, “Boyz n the Hood,” barely looks to have aged since then. Chestnut now stars in a new…MORE

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