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Adult Swim Orders Tyler, the Creator Animated Series 'The Jellies'

Adult Swim has given the green light to The Jellies, a new animated created by... Tyler, the Creator.

Alongside co-creator Lionel Boyce, the series will feature both music and voice work from the popular rapper and producer. The quarter-hour comedy, set to premiere in the summer, follows a family of Jellyfish and their 16-year-old human son who suddenly realizes that he's adopted.

It's another TV project for Tyler, who just set another series at Viceland. In addition to Tyler and Boyce, voices on The Jellies will be provided by Phil Lamarr, Blake Anderson, Aj Johnson and Kevin Michael Richardson — among others.

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Exclusive: Gabrielle Union Shows Off Chic New Bob, Gushes About Husband Dwyane Wade: 'He Inspires Me'

Exclusive: Gabrielle Union Shows Off Chic New Bob, Gushes About Husband Dwyane Wade: 'He Inspires Me'
Gabrielle Union is rocking a fresh new cut!

The 44-year-old actress debuted a chic, chin-length bob on the red carpet at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday, and opened up to Et about what inspired the last-minute chop.

Related: Dwyane Wade Sends Sexy Birthday Message to Wife Gabrielle Union -- See the Pic!

"We were going to do like, the usual bob and I was like, 'Let’s go shorter, Larry [Simms],'" Union told Et's Courtney Tezeno. "I'm like, 'Let's just go in, like, little bits,' and then it was like, a little more, a little more."

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"If I would have sat in the chair a little bit longer, I don't know what would have shown up on the carpet, but I love this, I'm obsessed with this haircut," she revealed, "and it literally just happened like a few minutes ago!"

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Charlize Theron Throws Pal Emily Blunt a Sweet Baby Shower

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Charlize Theron Throws Pal Emily Blunt a Sweet Baby Shower
A photo posted by Aj Johnson (@theajzone) on May 29, 2016 at 5:11pm Pdt Emily Blunt is currently expecting her second child with husband John Krasinski, and to celebrate the special occasion, the actress's The Huntsman: Winter's War costar, Charlize Theron, threw her a baby shower on Sunday. Emily, who recently reunited with her Devil Wears Prada costar Anne Hathaway, stunned in a flowy dress during the bash, which included a blue cake with yellow rubber duck toppers. Guests included Charlize's mother, Gerda Martiz, Aj Johnson, Jenn Streicher, and Laini Reeves. Aj took to Instagram to share a sweet snap from the celebration, writing, "An afternoon of love, laughs and friendship celebrating a special piece of my ❤️#EmilyBlunt with hostess with the mostess @charlizeafrica #CharlizeTheron." Emily is already mom to daughter Hazel, 2. So cute!
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Charlize Theron Hosts a Baby Shower for Emily Blunt

Charlize Theron Hosts a Baby Shower for Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt is gearing up for baby No. 2! Charlize Theron, Blunt's co-star from The Huntsman: Winter's War and good friend, hosted a star-studded baby shower for the British actress Sunday. Blunt looked gorgeous in a flowing blue and white sundress that she paired with a denim jacket. Theron looked relaxed and happy in a black ensemble with her hair pulled back. Attendees included Theron's mother, Gerda Martiz; Aj Johnson, Jenn Streicher, Laini Reeves and more stars. Johnson took to Instagram to post a stunning picture of a positively glowing Blunt. "An afternoon of love, laughs and friendship celebrating a special piece of my [heart] #EmilyBlunt with hostess with the mostess @charlizeafrica...
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Lawsuit: University of Tennessee Football Players Attacked Fellow Player For Assisting Alleged Rape Victim

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A lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Nashville claims University of Tennessee football players attacked a fellow player who helped a woman after she had allegedly been sexually assaulted. More generally, the suit, which was obtained by People, claims administrators at the University of Tennessee turned deaf ears to rape allegations brought against the school's male athletes, fostering a "hostile sexual environment" that made female students particularly "vulnerable" on campus. People obtained a copy of the 64-page civil suit, which was filed by six female victims, identified only as Jane Does. Four are residents of Tennessee, one is from
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Lawsuit: University of Tennessee Football Players Attacked Fellow Player For Assisting Alleged Rape Victim

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A lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Nashville claims University of Tennessee football players attacked a fellow player who helped a woman after she had allegedly been sexually assaulted. More generally, the suit, which was obtained by People, claims administrators at the University of Tennessee turned deaf ears to rape allegations brought against the school's male athletes, fostering a "hostile sexual environment" that made female students particularly "vulnerable" on campus. People obtained a copy of the 64-page civil suit, which was filed by six female victims, identified only as Jane Does. Four are residents of Tennessee, one is from
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‘Furious 7′ Premieres at SXSW to Cheers for Paul Walker

‘Furious 7′ Premieres at SXSW to Cheers for Paul Walker
Furious 7” premiered at a secret midnight screening at SXSW on Sunday night to a packed crowd that broke into spontaneous applause throughout the movie.

Fans had started lining up outside fours hours before “Furious 7″ was scheduled to start, but that didn’t mute their enthusiasm. The audience response was unanimously positive. The loudest cheers were during a climatic action sequence set in Abu Dhabi, and the first time Paul Walker appears on screen about five minute into the film, driving a van to pick up his son from school.

“I know Paul Walker would be smiling down on us,” said the film’s producer Neal Moritz as he introduced the film. “We lost a dear friend, brother and comrade when we were making this movie. When we decided to continue this movie, we were determined to honor his legacy.”

Walker, who plays Brian O’Conner in the “Fast and Furious” series,
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Laverne Cox, Wendell Pierce talk diversity on television at 'Essence' event

Laverne Cox, Wendell Pierce talk diversity on television at 'Essence' event
Thursday night, at the Mondrian Hotel's Herringbone Restaurant, Essence hosted its first-ever Toast to Primetime, an event celebrating its October issue with trailblazing television stars Laverne Cox, Alfre Woodard, Nicole Beharie, and Danai Gurira on the cover. The cover story examines all four actresses' contributions to redefining the face of television on their respective shows: Orange Is the New Black for Cox, State of Affairs for Woodard, Sleepy Hollow for Beharie, and The Walking Dead for Gurira. Guests—including Cox and Gurira, as well as Pooch Hall, Ledisi, Terrence Jenkins, A.J. Johnson, and Essence Atkins, among others—gathered to celebrate diversity on television.
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Mama’s Boy: The Top 10 Mother-Son Combos in Movies

For some of the oldsters out there they may recall the 1973 Gamble & Huff-produced R&B hit single “I’ll Always Love My Mama” by the musical group The Intruders. This musical anthem was certainly a lyrical tribute to caring mothers and how their sacrifices shaped our childhood and adulthood. This finger-snapping song definitely captured the spirit of motherly guidance.

Naturally film has had its share of depicting motherhood over the decades. In fact, mothers of all types are presented before our eyes in packages of being nurturing, notorious, nutty, naive and nonsensical. However, there is something so special about the mother-son relationship that rivals the father-daughter dynamic. We have our share of proud Mama’s boys out there roaming about in society.

In Mama’s Boy: The Top 10 Mother-Son Combos in Movies we will examine some of the big screen bonds that have been celebrated between the Mommy Dearests
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Lindsay Lohan's coach quits on reality show

Lindsay Lohan's coach quits on reality show
Los Angeles, April 8: TV actress Linday Lohan's life coach A.J. Johnson quits on reality show after the actress falls off the wagon getting drunk.

The committed professional finally walked away to help Lohan change her life for the better.

She told the cameras about drinking again after jumping into a new relationship the month before. "Yeah, f**k it, I screwed up. The person I was seeing does drink and I had a glass of wine. And that was it but I just had so much guilt and it's okay to admit it", said Lohan.

The troubled actress whose sobriety journey has taken center stage on the show - admitted that she was.
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Lindsay Lohan's Life Coach Quit After She Admitted to Breaking Her Sobriety on Her Reality Show

Lindsay Lohan's Life Coach Quit After She Admitted to Breaking Her Sobriety on Her Reality Show
Lindsay Lohan is coming clean about getting clean. During the Sunday, April 6, episode of her Own docu-series, Lindsay, the Mean Girls star, 27, admitted she'd relapsed and had some wine shortly after completing her court-ordered stint in rehab in the summer of 2013. Lohan -- who has been to rehab six times now -- at first denied she'd broken her sobriety when confronted about the issue by her life coach, A.J. Johnson, who said she'd gotten a tip from the star's mom, Dina Lohan. "I was [...]
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Watch: The Truth About Gabrielle Union's 'Mean-Girl' Past

Watch: The Truth About Gabrielle Union's 'Mean-Girl' Past
As a successful Hollywood actress, Gabrielle Union has starred in everything from comedies like "Bring It On" to action films like "Bad Boys II." But, Union says that it isn't always easy to land roles -- especially for African-American women -- and that fierce competition for these acting jobs can be a breeding ground for "mean-girl" attitudes.

In this video from Union's upcoming appearance on "Oprah's Next Chapter," she explains the mean-girl culture and offers her reasoning for why it may be so prevalent. "I think nowadays... you're supported in tearing other people down," Union says. "There's a forum for it and there's a huge spotlight on you to do that."

Union admits she, too, used to be a mean girl, but her perspective changed one night when she attended a party with her trainer and sounding board A.J. Johnson.

"I was holding court -- because I can turn
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Girlfriends: The 'Black Best Friend' in Film

Black Best Friends in FilmThe Bbf PhenomenonThe cherished Black best friend -- a legendary figure in Hollywood that was once a mammy ("Gone with the Wind"), then became a maid ("Imitation of Life") and eventually emerged as the diversity token to attract Black audiences ("Sex and the City"). Sometimes the Black best friend is an unknown actress on their grind. The Black bestie could also be A-list in the Black film scene. She offers gems of wisdom with a little urban or southern flair and sometimes she has magical powers to save the day.Check out some of American cinema's black Best friends -- White Hollywood's greatest accessory.Meagan Good as Romy in 'The Unborn' (2009)Being a Black Bff in a horror film is no easy task.You are guaranteed to be axed off, especially if it is in one of the worst films of the yea,like 2009's "The Unborn.
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Exclusive! Emily Blunt’s Fitness Secrets: How She’s Preparing For Her Big Day!

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Pilates, yoga, a personal trainer, cardio — Emily is doing it All to get in shape for her wedding!

The big day is almost here for Emily Blunt and The Office star John Krasinski! It’s rumored that the two are getting married this month, and although Emily wouldn’t confirm or deny the rumor, she did tell us what she’s doing to get in shape for her trip down the aisle. “I’ve been working out more recently,” Emily told HollywoodLife.com exclusively June 7 at Freeing Voices Changing Lives, The American Institute for Stuttering’s 4th Annual Benefit Gala at the Tribeca Rooftop in NYC.

“I really like doing Pilates as well and yoga,” Emily said. “And all those lengthening exercises … probably like four, sometimes five times a week!”

Emily also works out with a trainer every week! “I’ve worked with a couple of trainers,” Emily explained.
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Tyrese Launches His Own Comic Book Titled Mayhem!!!

We got a chance to catch up with Tyrese Gibson at his launch for his new comic book titled Mayhem in Hollywood this past weekend. In this interview you hear Tyrese say what his thoughts are about jumping into the comic book world and you get a chance to meet the whole team behind Mayhem. On the carpet the stars came out too! In attendance was Director Michael Bay (of Transformers and Bad Boys fame), Lala Vazquez, actresses Taraji P. Henson, A.J. Johnson, and Kyla Pratt - and that's just who we got a chance to see. At this packed event there were lots of stars who came out, and a lot of media outlets all of whom wanted a chance to get at Tyrese and ask him about his new project. All in all, a great event and, of course, a great interview. We were blessed to get this!
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