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Dolly Parton donates $1 million toward coronavirus research

Dolly Parton donates $1 million toward coronavirus research

Dolly Parton, no one can hold a candle to you. The legendary performer on Wednesday announced she was making a $1 million donation to Vanderbilt University’s coronavirus research. “My longtime friend Dr. Naji Abumrad, who’s been involved in research at Vanderbilt for many years, informed me that they were making some exciting advancements towards research…MORE

‘Tiger King’: ‘Doc’ Antle and Jeff Lowe speak out against docuseries

‘Tiger King’: ‘Doc’ Antle and Jeff Lowe speak out against docuseries

Bhagavan “Doc” Antle doesn’t think people should take “Tiger King” very seriously. The founder of The Institute for Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.) appears in the hit Netflix docuseries and has not been happy about his portrayal. He told The Media Exchange that it’s “not a documentary.” “This is a salacious, outrageous ride through…MORE

Drake, The Weeknd and J. Cole called an 11-year-old boy dying of cancer

Drake, The Weeknd and J. Cole called an 11-year-old boy dying of cancer

The family of an 11-year-old who battled cancer are thanking three of his favorite artists for calling him during his final days with the disease. Michael Watson II posted to Instagram this week a video of his cousin Elijah receiving video calls from singer The Weeknd and rapper J. Cole. “Over the past 3 years,…MORE

Joe Wicks to donate $100,000 from YouTube kids’ exercise videos to NHS

Joe Wicks to donate $100,000 from YouTube kids’ exercise videos to NHS

Fitness trainer Joe Wicks says he plans to donate $100,000 raised from his YouTube exercise videos to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) staff on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic. The so-called “Body Coach,” who has become the world’s PE teacher by helping children stay active during the coronavirus lockdown, said the reception had…MORE

Andrew Jack, ‘Star Wars’ actor, dies from Covid-19

Andrew Jack, ‘Star Wars’ actor, dies from Covid-19

Andrew Jack, a British actor and dialect coach who had roles in a number of “Star Wars” movies, has died aged 76 after contracting Covid-19, his agent has said. Jack played Major (and then General) Ematt in “Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens” and “Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi.” He…MORE

Jack Black’s shirtless Quarantine Dance takes TikTok by storm

Jack Black’s shirtless Quarantine Dance takes TikTok by storm

Jack Black may be staying home amid the coronavirus lockdown, but that doesn’t mean he’s been sitting idle. With copious time on his hands, the 50-year-old star and Tenacious D frontman has been polishing his dance skills, and the hilarious results can be seen in a TikTok video that is lifting the spirits of viewers…MORE

Elliot Stabler is back in a ‘Law & Order: SVU’ spin-off

Elliot Stabler is back in a ‘Law & Order: SVU’ spin-off

Detective Elliot Stabler is leading a new show in a “Law & Order: SUV” spinoff. “He’s back,” actor Christopher Meloni said of his character on his Facebook. NBC has ordered a 13-episode series from executive producer Dick Wolf, in which Meloni will revive his 12-season character, Deadline reported. The drama will revolve around an NYPD…MORE

Let’s cast the inevitable ‘Tiger King’ screen adaptation

Let’s cast the inevitable ‘Tiger King’ screen adaptation

Cool cats and kittens everywhere are hungry for more “Tiger King.” Luckily, before the docuseries found a ravenous fanbase on Netflix, “SNL” star Kate McKinnon was already set to adapt the story for screen, having secured rights to the Wondery podcast “Joe Exotic.” McKinnon is set to star as animal advocate Carole Baskin and executive…MORE

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