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'Jurassic World: Dominion' crosses $1 billion worldwide

'Jurassic World: Dominion' crosses $1 billion worldwide

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Its pace may have been more brontosaurus than velociraptor, but the finish line was crossed nonetheless: Universal Pictures is celebrating because Jurassic World: Dominion crossed the $1 billion line at the global box office.

The film, which opened June 10, had the second-biggest debut of the year with a $145 million take, but it continued to slowly and steadily perform as the summer rolled on.

Variety points out that Dominion's bottom line was particularly padded by moviegoers in China, where the pandemic era's only other $2 billion movies -- Spider-Man: No Way Home and Top Gun: Maverick -- weren't permitted to screen.

Jurassic World: Dominion, which united Jurassic World cast members, including Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard with Jurassic Park's stars Laura Dern, Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum, is now streaming an extended cut on Peacock.

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Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin reconcile a month after she filed for divorce

Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin reconcile a month after she filed for divorce

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The marriage of Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin is apparently getting a reboot.

Just a month after the 54-year-old model and entrepreneur split from the 76-year-old Rocky icon, Page Six reports the couple has patched things up.

"They decided to meet back up at home, where they talked and were able to work out their differences," a rep tells the publication.

The pair, who recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary, agreed, "that is in the best interests of each of them individually, and more importantly collectively as a family, to resolve all issues attendant to the dissolution of their marriage in a dignified, amicable and private manner out-of-court," according to the rep.

As reported a month ago, the split was already getting ugly, with Flavin accusing Stallone of cutting assets loose prior to a divorce.

Now, however, "they are both extremely happy," the source tells the publication, which noted Flavin had legally filed an abatement -- or an official pause -- of the divorce proceedings.

On Monday, Sly posted a picture of the pair holding hands -- as well as a throwback photo with their daughters Sophia, 26, Sistine, 24, and Scarlet, 20 -- which the rep explains was a hint that things were on the rebound in their relationship.

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Director reveals Jon Hamm took big salary cut to make 'Fletch' happen

Director reveals Jon Hamm took big salary cut to make 'Fletch' happen

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(Note Language) Director Greg Mottola reveals that Jon Hamm wanted to make Fletch happen so badly, he opened up his wallet.

Mottola told the website Uproxx that the Mad Man Emmy winner dumped 60% of his salary from their new movie, Confess, Fletch, to secure financing for three extra days of filming for the new comedy.

The Superbad director noted the modestly budgeted movie is currently suffering from "zero marketing" in spite of a respectable 85% score on Rotten Tomatoes.

The marketing budget was not the only place the movie's producer, Miramax, came up short, Mottola says: They wouldn't budge on a 27-day shoot.

They tried looking for a producing partner, Mottola said, but, "Everyone said, 'I don't know that this kind of comedy works in this day and age.' They just had a kind of like, 'Who's Fletch? I don’t think anyone cares anymore [attitude].'"

"So, basically, what we did is Jon gave back 60% of his salary to the budget. I gave back some of my salary, not as much as Jon because he's richer than me and I've got three kids," the director joked.

"And we bought three more days of shooting ... 30 days in Boston and one day in Rome. And we said, 'F*** it, we're insane, we're dumb. We’re going to make this movie,'" Mottola said.

He added, "So, we finished it and Bill shopped it around to a lot of different people, studios and streamers ... and nobody wanted it." The director called that "depressing."

Confess, Fletch, based on Gregory Mcdonald's 1976 novel of the same name, is in theaters and is available on demand.

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'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' star sentenced to life for mother's murder

'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' star sentenced to life for mother's murder

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Ryan Grantham, who as a young actor starred as Rodney James in 2010's Diary of a Wimpy Kid, has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2020 shooting death of his mother, Barbara Waite.

CBC reports the 22-year-old Canadian actor, who pleaded guilty to second degree murder in June, won't be eligible for parole for 14 years.

According to the CBC, Grantham shot his mother with a .22 rifle in the back of the head as she played piano in their home on March 31, 2020. The actor, who also appeared in Riverdale, recorded a confessional video and reportedly stocked up on weapons with the intention of going on a shooting and bombing spree but turned himself in to Vancouver cops instead.

The judge said Grantham was in a psychological "downward spiral" before the crime, smoking cannabis and watching violent content online. She also noted he has shown progress in a prison psychiatry program.

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The CIA now has its own podcast

The CIA now has its own podcast

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There are myriad podcasts out there about crimes, mysteries and unbelievable stories, and evidently, the CIA wants in.

The Central Intelligence Agency has just launched The Langley Files, an official podcast featuring past and present agents as well as "special guests" telling stories -- well, those "that they can" reveal -- in an effort to "demystify" the mysterious agency.

"At CIA, there are truths we can share, and stories we can tell," a voiceover says in a teaser recently uploaded to YouTube. "Stories of duties and dedication. Stories of ingenuity and mission. Stories beyond Hollywood scripts and shadowed whispers..."

According to the cast, "The mission of The Langley Files: A CIA Podcast is to educate and connect with the general public, sharing insight into the Agency's core mission, capabilities, and agility as an intelligence leader…and to share some interesting stories along the way!"

The first guest is CIA Director Bill Burns, who, along with hosts Dee and Walter, tries "to dispel some common misconceptions about the CIA."

Burns does a pretty good job off the bat, explaining he's no Jason Bourne: "...I'm most comfortable driving our 2013 Subaru Outback at posted speed limits and that, for me at least, the height of technological daring is when I can finally get the Roku remote to work at home," he says in the premiere episode.

There's also a practical aspect to the agency's decision to go -- sort of -- public: recruitment. Burns explains that the agency takes all kinds of people to make it work, and he hopes the podcast could help boost diversity within the CIA's ranks.

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Bryce Dallas Howard claims director Colin Trevorrow defended her about her weight in 'Jurassic World: Dominion'

Bryce Dallas Howard claims director Colin Trevorrow defended her about her weight in 'Jurassic World: Dominion'

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Actress and director Bryce Dallas Howard says Universal execs wanted her to lose weight before she starred again as Claire Dearing in the hit threequel Jurassic World: Dominion, but director Colin Trevorrow wasn't having it.

"...How do I say this…[I've] been asked to not use my natural body in cinema," Howard said in a video interview with U.K.'s Metro. "On the third movie, it was actually because there were so many women cast, it was something that Colin felt very strongly about in terms of protecting me…because the conversation came up again, 'We need to ask Bryce to lose weight.'"

Bryce says the director maintained, "There are lots of different kinds of women on this planet and there are lots of different kinds of women in our film.'"

She added, "I got to do so many stunts that wouldn't have been possible if I had been dieting. I'm really thrilled [at] all the action I got to do, and I got to do it with my body, she was at her maximum strength, and I hope it is just yet another indication of what's possible."

Recently, Howard explained she was paid "so much less" than her Jurassic World co-star Chris Pratt, who was coming into the franchise with Marvel movie blockbusters under his belt. But, she found support from her Jurassic family.

"...Chris and I have discussed it, and whenever there was an opportunity...like a game or a ride, he literally told me, 'You guys don't even have to do anything. I'm gonna do all the negotiating. We're gonna be paid the same, and you don't have to think about this, Bryce,'" Howard said.

Jurassic World: Dominion is now streaming on Peacock.

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Who should be the next James Bond? Pierce Brosnan shares his thoughts

Who should be the next James Bond? Pierce Brosnan shares his thoughts

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Former James Bond Pierce Brosnan is sharing his thoughts on who should be next up to play the secret agent.

"Who should do it? I don’t care," said Brosnan, who portrayed the charming, martini-drinking 007 for four films from 1995-2002, in a GQ interview published Thursday.

"It’ll be interesting to see who they get, who the man shall be," he continued. "Whoever he be, I wish him well."

Daniel Craig took over the super spy duties after Brosnan's reign, completing a total of five films with his final installment being 2021's No Time to Die.

After passing the torch, Brosnan admittedly hasn't kept up with the franchise, revealing he's only seen two of Craig's films. "I saw the last one and I saw Skyfall. I love Skyfall," he said. "I’m not too sure about the last one," he said.

"Daniel always gives of his heart. Very courageous, very strong. But…" Brosnan added, without finishing his thought.

Brosnan will be seen onscreen next month as the psychic Dr. Fate opposite Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in Black Adam.

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In Brief: What's next for 'Better Call Saul' creator Vince Gilligan, and more

In Brief: What's next for 'Better Call Saul' creator Vince Gilligan, and more

Apple TV+ has given a straight-to-series order for project that would reunite Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul creator Vince Gilligan with Better Call Saul actress Rhea Seehorn, who will star in the untitled series. Details are being kept under wraps, but a statement obtained by The Hollywood Reporter indicates that, unlike his previous two shows, the new one won't be an antihero story. “After 15 years, I figured it was time to take a break from writing antiheroes, and who’s more heroic than the brilliant Rhea Seehorn?” Gilligan says in part. “It’s long past time she had her own show, and I feel lucky to get to work on it with her"...

Ammonite and Little Women's Saoirse Ronan has been tapped to star in Blitz, filmmaker Steve McQueen's World War II epic for Apple TV+, according to Variety. The movie follows "a group of Londoners during the aerial bombing of the British capital during the war, according to the outlet, which also reports McQueen is writing, directing and producing the film. Blitz is set to begin filming later this year. Ronan can currently be seen in the comedy whodunnit film See How They Run, alongside Sam Rockwell...

Netflix's hit teen show Heartstopper has begun production on season two, with four new cast members boarding the series, according to Deadline. The LGBTQ-themed series follows the love story between two British teens -- the shy, nerdy Charlie Spring, played by newcomer Joe Locke, and the popular rugby player Nick Nelson, played by Kit Connor. New additions include Jack Barton as Nick's brother, Nima Taleghani as a teacher at Nick and Charlie's grammar school, Leila Khan, a student from the Higgs Girls school attended by Nick and Charlie’s friends Elle, Tara and Darcy -- played respectively by Yasmin Finney, Corinna Brown and Kizzy Edgell -- and Bradley Riches as James McEwan, a new character on the show...

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'Dancing with the Stars' reports multiple cases of COVID-19 following premiere

'Dancing with the Stars' reports multiple cases of COVID-19 following premiere

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Dancing wasn't the only thing that broke out at Monday's Dancing with the Stars season 31 premiere: at least four cases of COVID-19 were reported among the show's crew following its debut on Disney+.

A DWTS spokesperson told Deadline that all four crew members work in “completely different departments that do not have in-person contact with each other, based on our pod system.”

“Contact tracing was immediately conducted,” the spokesperson continued. “All close contacts were notified and put on an increased testing cadence" and that "no close contact of the four positive production employees has since tested positive.”

The spokesperson adds that the “entire set has been disinfected as an extra precaution," and the majority of the show's employees -- which totals more than 300 -- were asked to work from home.”

Earlier reports put the number of positive cases at more than a dozen, but the spokesperson claims that number was incorrect.

The show was cleared by the Department of Public Health to continue production “based on our strict safety protocols,” the spokesperson added.

Dancing with the Stars returns next Monday at 8 p.m. ET on Disney+

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'Celebrity Wheel of Fortune' puts a star-studded spin on America's Game

'Celebrity Wheel of Fortune' puts a star-studded spin on America's Game

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It's time once again for celebrities to spin the wheel and solve the puzzle. Celebrity Wheel of Fortune returns to ABC Sunday night, with Snoop Dogg, Amanda Seales and Mark Duplass competing on behalf of their chosen charities.

Host Pat Sajak tells ABC Audio that celebrities aren't usually the best players, which actually means a little more work for him.

"You know, celebrities are not necessarily loyal Wheel of Fortune viewers. Presumably, they've seen the show. We hope that they have. But, you know...on our regular show they're a little more, you know, they've studied for a long time. They wanted to be on maybe for decades. They've tried out a number of times," he explains. "So we have to kind of take [celebrities] by the hand a little bit and show them through the game."

That's not taking anything away from the celebs, according to Sajak, who notes, "even if you're familiar with it, to be thrown in the studio and suddenly have to go with all the rules and everything can be challenging."

Sajak, who's hosted the show since 1981, says that in his experience, there's one group of celebrities that, in his experience, seem to have an edge over the others.

"Probably athletes seem to have the advantage over other celebrities, since they tend to be a little more competitive," he says. "I mean, because of that winning attitude sort of ingrained in them. But, you know, it's always a surprise."

Vanna White, who's co-hosted the show with Sajak for the past 40 years, thinks the secret to their long partnership is that they only spend 34 days a year together.

"We hardly see each other," adds Sajak, joking, "If all marriages were like this, the divorce rate would be absolutely gone."

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Tim Roth says he couldn't believe it when the Marvel Cinematic Universe came calling for 'She-Hulk'

Tim Roth says he couldn't believe it when the Marvel Cinematic Universe came calling for 'She-Hulk'

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Acclaimed actor Tim Roth starred as Emil Blonsky/The Abomination in 2008's The Incredible Hulk, a job he tells ABC Audio he took enthusiastically, because he got "to play a monster."

"You know, I just felt it was for the kids, when you're picking them up at school," he recalled with a laugh.

Roth says the Marvel Cinematic Universe "didn't exist" when he did The Incredible Hulk.

"It was, you know, before Robert Downey and the Iron Man thing ... I'm sure they saw potential, but we didn't even think about it."

Roth reprised his role within the MCU with a small scene in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which led directly to the events of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, in which he's a recurring character.

"When they came to me ... I said, 'Really? OK!'" the Pulp Fiction star recalls.

However, performing in the show -- sometimes in a motion-capture suit -- was a different experience. "I had no idea how to operate within this world," he admits.

Luckily, the "brilliant" Tatiana Maslany and Mark Ruffalo, Maslany's onscreen cousin who plays Bruce Banner/The Incredible Hulk, showed Roth the ropes.

"Mark is someone I've always wanted to work with, so even under these bizarre and fun circumstances, I consider I've worked with him now," Roth smiles. "So they gave me a quick a fast track education, how to operate within that, and figure out that world and ... how to deliver."

He says, "It was a lot of a lot of fun. It was, again, one for the kids, you know?"

A new episode of She-Hulk dropped Thursday on Disney+.

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'Best in Dough' proves you can't judge a pizza by its toppings

'Best in Dough' proves you can't judge a pizza by its toppings

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It's a cooking competition, but just for pizza. New to Hulu this week is the series Best in Dough, where pizza makers from all walks of life come together to compete for $10,000 and the title Best in Dough.

Wells Adams hosts the series and tells ABC Audio that he has quite the history with pizza making, thanks to his dad's "midlife crisis."

"He, like, stopped being a doctor and like went to culinary school and then built this huge pizza oven in our backyard," he explains, adding that they would have "huge pizza parties" at his home. "We put out all the dough, all the ingredients, and you could just go make your own pie."

Meanwhile, for head judge and renowned pizza chef Daniele Uditi, pizza and dough have been a lifelong passion. He recalls waking up as a child to see his whole family mixing dough by hand, which only sparked his interest.

"I said, this is like, my God, they're playing with the sticky stuff. I want to play with the sticky stuff too!" he says.

Given that Best in Dough is a competition, it's no surprise that contestants can put together some crazy connections, but surprisingly they sometimes turn out good. Like, one guy that Udiiti calls "the Wizard of Pizza" who used ingredients like "pickle juice, beans water, sausage...tomato sauce [and] barbecue sauce."

"I have a bite, and say this shouldn’t work. I’m pissed off at myself, why am I liking this?" he says.

So, moral of the story? Don't judge a book by its cover, which is what Adams learned. He says that the very items that he wouldn't order if he saw it on a menu "ended up being my favorite things on the show."

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Brad Pitt launches gender-neutral skin care line

Brad Pitt launches gender-neutral skin care line

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If you've ever wanted to look like Brad Pitt, here's your chance.

Sort of.

The Oscar winner has launched a new skin care line in partnership with the famed Château Beaucastel wine growers of the Perrin family.

The collection, called Le Domaine Skincare, includes a lineup of products that are all vegan, gender-neutral and designed to slow down signs of aging.

Le Domaine Skincare features four key products: a serum, a cream, a fluid cream and a cleaning emulsion -- all housed in sustainable packaging through the use of recyclable glass bottles and jars, and reusable stoppers made of oak cut from the scraps of the vineyard's wine barrels.

"It is about imitating nature's organic cycles, its original beauty," Pitt said in a statement on the new launch. "In nature, there is no concept of waste. Every discarded thing becomes nourishment for another. This is circularity for Le Domaine Skincare."

Prices for the brand's products range from $80 to $385; they're infused with two active ingredients, GSM10 and ProGR3, which both have been submitted for patents. The ingredients were created in close collaboration with Pierre-Louis Teissedre, a professor of oenology at the University of Bordeaux, and Nicolas Lévy, a clinician and professor of human and medical genetics.

According to the brand's website, GSM10 has antioxidative powers, while ProGR3 is a cosmetic active compound with the capabilities to slow down the effects of human and skin aging.

That said, it can't slow down internet snark. One commenter replied, "I'll see your $800 skincare trio and raise you a $13 bottle of Cetaphil and $8 Tretonoin [sic] 0.1%," the latter referring to a common wrinkle-fighting cream.

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"It would suck to do something else": Adam Sandler on gratitude, growing up and growing old

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In the October/November issue of AARP The Magazine, 56-year-old Adam Sandler opens up about growing up, getting older in Hollywood and his gratitude for his long career.

"I'm calmer than I used to be," Sandler says. "I used to go nuts. I had a quick temper, quick reactions ... I was selfish. I was competitive with other comedians and stuff."

"I appreciate other people's talent now rather than competing with it -- in every field, in every sport, every part of showbiz," Sandler says.

With that wisdom comes age, but Sandler's OK with that. "I like my age ... It's freeing," he explains.

Says the superstar, who famously dresses way down, "I'm nonstop commitment to my projects, though I don't have the same discipline to keep my body in shape."

He adds, "There hasn't been one movie where I've stayed the same weight throughout a three-month shoot. I used to worry about it. Now I'm OK."

The actor also shared some thoughts on his pivots from wacky comedies like The Ridiculous Six and Grown-ups to acclaimed dramatic turns.

"I love comedy more than anything," he reveals, but says he welcomes a challenge.

"It was cool as hell pushing myself in new ways like I did on Uncut Gems ... the intensity of that amazing character, or in Hustle, being around the greatest NBA players, and not worrying about laughs as much as what each character is going through and pulling for."

Sandler also says he hopes people like his movies: "Whether you've liked me or not, [they] appreciate that I've tried my best."

He adds, "I'm just amazed people have trusted me as long as they have in this business and given me shot after shot. Because it would suck to do something else."

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"What a fantastic human being": Dave Chappelle, John Stamos salute Bob Saget at scleroderma benefit

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Many of the late Bob Saget's comedian friends were on hand in Los Angeles Wednesday night to salute him at the annual Scleroderma Research Foundation benefit he'd been involved with for more than 30 years.

Saget, who died in January, lost his sister Gay to the life-threatening autoimmune disease in 1994.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Saget's longtime friend and Full House co-star John Stamos introduced a video tribute to Saget. "I’ve spoken so much about him, written so much about him, and I just love him so dearly I would give anything to have him back," an emotional Stamos expressed.

Dave Chappelle, Kevin Nealon, Bill Burr, Kathy Griffin, Joel McHale, Rosie O'Donnell, Jeff Ross and Jimmy Kimmel also took the stage at various points.

Jeff Ross noted, "Tonight’s a tribute but it's also a celebration that we all got to know that guy, that he got to have this influence on our lives."

He added, "You didn't really know Bob until you saw him host a Scleroderma Research dinner -- that was the true Bob Saget. He was emotional, he was the most sincere I’ve ever seen him onstage other than when he was acting on Broadway or something."

Chappelle introduced a tribute to his friend, telling the crowd, "Tonight I got drunk because I love Bob so much. Bob, I can feel you in this room tonight."

He also said of Saget, "What a fantastic human being."

Bob Saget's widow, Kelly Rizzo, was a co-chair of the event, which also featured music and tributes from another one of Saget's close friends, musician John Mayer.

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Kanye West talks God, fatherhood and running for president in new ABC News interview

Kanye West talks God, fatherhood and running for president in new ABC News interview

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"A Conversation with Ye: Linsey Davis Reporting," a half-hour ABC News Live special, airs at 8:30 p.m. ET and streams later on Hulu.

In the chat, Kanye West opens up about many topics, from his relationship with ex-wife Kim Kardashian to his relationship with God. 

And yes, he wants to run for president again. 

While Ye admits he's sorry for causing Kim stress after their split, he shared, "As a dad and as a Christian. And I have a right to have a voice on what my kids are wearing, what they're watching, what they're eating. I have a platform where I get to say what so many dads can't say out loud."

Ye and Kim, who are in the midst of a divorce, share four children: North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm.

"I'm their dad. It has to be co-parenting. It's not up to only the woman. Like, men have a choice also. Men's voices matter," he said.

West also talked about his Simi Valley, California private school, re-branded The Donda Academy in honor of his late mother. 

"So many schools are made to set kids up for industries that don't even matter anymore," Ye said, whereas Donda Academy focuses on "practical" classes like engineering, computer programming and farming. The curriculum could "actually turn your kids into, like, geniuses," he expresses. 

Faith is also part of the curriculum. "When you remove the love and fear of God, you open up the love and fear of everything else," West says. "It's easier to control the people if people are not controlled by God..."

He says of his higher power, "He's got my back."

Following his 2020 run for the White House, Ye said he "absolutely" plans to run for president again but did not specify when.

 

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Tiffany Haddish says she

Tiffany Haddish says she "lost everything" following molestation lawsuit

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Tiffany Haddish is facing employment issues. 

While at Los Angeles' LAX airport Wednesday, TMZ caught up with the 42-year-old comedian and actress and asked about the aftermath of being accused of molestation and if its affected her career. 

"Oh, I lost everything, all my gigs gone. Everything gone," Haddish replied. "I don’t know, bro…I don’t have no jobs."

The statement comes just one day after the news that one of the two people who accused Haddish and Aries Spears of child molestation have reportedly withdrawn their lawsuit against the stars. The celebrity comics were accused of hiring two then-children to appear in a past Funny or Die sketch called "Through a Pedophile's Eyes."

The two plaintiffs in the withdrawn suit, identified as Jane Doe, 22, and her now-14-year-old brother, John Doe, were respectively 14 and 7 years old at the time they were paid by family friend of Haddish's to appear in the sketch, the suit alleged. One scene reportedly had the female eating a hero sandwich while moaning and simulating sex acts she was coached to perform; the other had the boy playing and bathing as Spears' character leered and interacted with him suggestively.

In a statement to TMZ on Tuesday, Jane Doe noted, "My family and I have known Tiffany Haddish for many years – and we now know that she would never harm me or my brother or help anyone else do anything that could harm us."

Doe concluded, "We wish Tiffany the best and are glad that we can all put this behind us."

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Armie Hammer's ex breaks silence on 'House of Hammer' docuseries

Armie Hammer's ex breaks silence on 'House of Hammer' docuseries

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Armie Hammer's estranged wife, Elizabeth Chambers, has watched Discovery+'s docuseries House of Hammer, a look into the salacious allegations that have derailed the career of The Lone Ranger and The Social Network actor.

"I definitely was surprised, but I think that's to be expected," Chambers told E! News in a story published on Wednesday.

"I did not plan on seeing it, but I did drop the kids off at school one day and came home and watched it with my support system around me," the 40-year-old TV personality revealed. "It was obviously heartbreaking on so many levels and very painful. But at the same time, it exists. The past is the past and all we can do is take this as a moment to learn and listen, and hopefully process and heal in every capacity."

Chambers also explained that she was approached to participate in the three-part series but said, "all that's mattered and does matter is the kids and our family, and that was not something that was going to be in line with my goals for them."

Hammer was accused of rape and abuse, and of sending a series of direct messages to various women that included references to violent sexual acts and cannibalism. Hammer's attorneys have claimed all of his relationships have been consensual.

Chambers and Hammer, who tied the knot in 2010 share two children: 7-year-old Harper Grace Armand and 5-year-old Ford Douglas Armand. They separated in 2020.

If you are affected by abuse and needing support, or know someone who is, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233, or the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). You can also chat online at thehotline.org or online.rainn.org, respectively.

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In Brief: 'Criminal Minds' revival coming to Paramount+ in November, and more

In Brief: 'Criminal Minds' revival coming to Paramount+ in November, and more

HBO announced on Wednesday that a new episode of the docuseries The Case Against Adnan Syed is in the works following Syed’s release from prison on Monday. The new episode will feature “exclusive access” to Syed “leading up to and following his release from prison,” according to the cabler, and will debut on HBO in 2023. Syed, now 41, has been serving a life sentence for the past 23 years since his arrest in 1999. He was just 17 when he was convicted of first-degree murder, robbery, kidnapping and imprisonment of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee, in 2000. He has maintained his innocence and denied any involvement in Lee's death...

Bridgerton's Jonathan Bailey has been tapped to play Fiyero in the two-part film adaptation of the Broadway hit Wicked, opposite Ariana Grande as Glinda and Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba. “He’s perfect, they’re perfect. They’d be perfect together. Born to be forever….. I am too excited to pretend this hasn’t been happening,” Bailey tweeted, along with a link to Variety‘s story. “We have a Fiyero!!!! #JonathanBailey #Wicked.” The Broadway show -- a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, telling the story of how Elphaba became the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda became the Good Witch -- opened on Broadway in 2003 and has earned more than $1 billion to date. It's second only to The Lion King as the highest-grossing Broadway musical of all time...

Paramount+ has announced the official airdate for Criminal Minds: Evolution, a revival of the police drama Criminal Minds, which originally aired on CBS from 2005-2020. The 10-episode first season of the new series will premiere with two episodes on November 24. New episodes will then drop weekly on Thursday until the midseason finale on December 15. New episodes will resume airing on January 12 until the finale on February 9. Original cast members Joe Mantegna, Kirsten Vangsness, Adam Rodriguez, A.J. Cook, Aisha Tyler and Paget Brewster are all on board for the revival, though Matthew Gray Gubler and Daniel Henney will not return...

Big changes are coming to NBC's Chicago Med. Guy Lockard and Sarah Rafferty, who portrayed Dr. Dylan Scott and Dr. Pamela Blake, respectively, are leaving, and Yaya DaCosta, who exited the show in 2021 after six seasons, has returned as April Sexton, according to Variety. During the season eight premiere, Dylan chose to leave his job at the hospital following the death of Jo -- played by Riley Voelkel -- an undercover cop he became romantically involved with last season. Rafferty's character suffered a stroke during surgery at the end of season seven. She briefly appeared in the season-eight premiere...

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Jameela Jamil dishes on her 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law' character, Titania

Jameela Jamil dishes on her 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law' character, Titania

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Meet Titania! She’s the villain on She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, which drops a new episode today on Disney+.

Jameela Jamil plays the baddie. "In the comics, she's bullied really badly as a kid, and that's where all of her desperation for attention and power comes from," she explains to ABC Audio. "And so we don't get to tell that story here, but maybe one day in the Marvel Universe, I'll be able to. But I think it's an important part of her, and I think it's a part that probably exists in a lot of very insecure, vain narcissists."

Titania, originally a wrestler in the comics, is now a social media influencer, which the 36-year-old British actress believes is appropriate for a supervillain here in 2022.

"I feel as though they are the modern-day supervillain, some of them, of the world. And the fact that she sells products that are, you know, false and dangerous and [Titania's] so fraudulent, I think resonates around certain influencers that we have in the world," she shares.

While other actors of color have experienced bullying online after taking roles in comic book and fantasy-based shows and movies, Jamil says she's "deeply relieved" that she hasn't experienced any of it for this role.

"I'm horrified to see the hard time that other people have gotten. And it's so unjustified and it's so bad for the mental health of these quite young people who are entering the MCU," she says.

As for why no one seems to be trolling her, Jameela figures, "This is not my first rodeo, man. And so I think people also know that I just don't care, as there’s no point."

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