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Kim Kardashian West Opens Up About Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Ad: ‘She Felt Really Awful’

3 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

When Kendall Jenner teamed up with Pepsi for a politically-charged commercial in April, it made waves across the internet for all the wrong reasons.

On Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Sunday night, Jenner’s sister Kim Kardashian West addressed the controversy for the first time. “She totally understood at the end of the day and she felt really awful for it,” she told Cohen. “She just wants to move on from it.”

The ad, which featured the 21-year-old model easing the tensions of a political protest by handing a police officer a can of soda, was widely »

- Shay Spence

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15 Actresses Who’ve Called Out Hollywood on Sexism (Photos)

27 May 2017 10:34 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Jennifer Lawrence Back in 2015, Jennifer Lawrence wrote that higher pay for “the lucky people with dicks” needs to end in an essay for Lenny, Lena Dunham’s feminist newsletter. “I’m over trying to the find the ‘adorable’ way to state my opinion and still be likable,” she wrote. “F— that. I don’t think I’ve ever worked for a man in charge who spent time contemplating what angle he should use to have his voice heard. It’s just heard.” Read her full letter “Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars?” here. Mo’Nique Oscar winning »

- Rasha Ali and Joe Otterson

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Meryl Streep, Judith Light, Lena Dunham, More Tell Sheila Nevins’ Stories in New Audiobook

24 May 2017 6:38 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“It was easier to hear myself through someone else’s voice,” says Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films and first-time author of the well-received collection of short stories, “You Don’t Look Your Age… and Other Fairy Tales.” A New York Times bestseller released earlier this month, the audiobook features such boldfaced names as Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Gloria Vanderbilt, Lena DunhamKathy Bates, Rosie O’Donnell, Katie Couric, and RuPaul, to name a few.

Each chapter, its own contained story about topics both amusing and heart-wrenching — the loss of a loved one or animal, learning your child has Tourette’s, deciding to get a facelift — is paired with a performer, as it were. Nevins, who recruited and paid for the recordings herself, describes how things came together naturally, sometimes surprisingly.

Gloria Vanderbilt asked to read the story about adultery, which I didn’t think anyone would want to take, but »

- Shirley Halperin

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Emmy Preview: Who’s In and Who’s Out in Nine Key Categories

24 May 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

It’s that time of year again: Emmy season is upon us, and Variety’s coverage will begin in earnest in next week’s issue. But before we kick off a brand new race for TV’s top trophy, we’re taking a look at nine key categories and breaking down which of last year’s nominees are in and out of the race, who might stage a dramatic return and what newcomers have already made an impact on the kudos landscape.

Vasya Kolotusha for Variety

Drama Series

What’s out: HBO’s “Game of Thrones” won’t return until the summer, ensuring a new winner will be crowned this year. And PBS’ “Downton Abbey” closed its doors last year.

What’s back: FX’s “The Americans,” AMC’s “Better Call Saul,” Showtime’s “Homeland,” Netflix’s “House of Cards” and USA’s “Mr. Robot” are all eligible again.

Looking to return: Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black” had »

- Geoff Berkshire

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Girls: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Seven on HBO?

23 May 2017 12:38 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture WatchWhat does the future hold for Hannah, Marnie, Jessa, and Shoshanna? Has the Girls TV show been cancelled or renewed for a seventh season on HBO? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Girls season seven. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?Airing on the HBO premium channel, Girls stars Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Andrew Rannells, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach. The series revolves around a group of twenty-somethings who live in Brooklyn, as they figure out how to make their way in the world.  Read More… »

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Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and More Send Prayers to Victims of Ariana Grande’s Manchester Concert Explosion

23 May 2017 12:05 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Social media was flooded with condolences and heartfelt messages following the devastating news of 22 dead and at least 59 injured at Manchester Arena in the U.K. where Ariana Grande performed a concert on Monday evening.

Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said the explosion occurred around 10:33 p.m. local time near the ticket office outside the arena. The attack was carried out by a lone suspect carrying a bomb, Hopkins said.

“The attacker, I can confirm, died at the arena. We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive device, which he detonated, causing this atrocity,” Hopkins said.

He added, “We »

- Karen Mizoguchi

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The Works Boards Sundance’s ‘L.A. Times,’ Spy Thriller ‘The White Rabbit’

22 May 2017 5:07 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Worldwide sales rights to relationship drama “L.A. Times” have been picked up by The Works International, which is introducing the film and also upcoming World War II spy thriller “The White Rabbit” to buyers at Cannes.

L.A. Times” (pictured) premiered at Sundance this year. The film is from writer-director-star Michelle Morgan (“Girl Most Likely”).

Variety‘s review said that “L.A. Times” explores the lives of three thirtysomething Angelenos “with a heavy dose of Whit Stillman and sprinklings of Woody Allen, Noah Baumbach, and Lena Dunham, among others.”

The Works is also kicking off global sales of “The White Rabbit,” which is loosely based on the British spy who partly inspired the creation of James Bond, and follows the British Secret Service’s covert operation in occupied France. Filming begins early next year for delivery in winter 2018 and global release in early 2019.

Torquil Deacon and Tom Radcliffe penned the screenplay.

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- Stewart Clarke

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Exclusive: Alex Karpovsky on Why He Sticks to Indies and Ray's 'Happy Ending' on 'Girls'

22 May 2017 9:00 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Alex Karpovsky is no stranger to a film festival. In the past year alone, he has had movies premiere at South by Southwest (Fits and Starts), Sundance (Sidney Hall), Tiff (My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea) and Tribeca (Folk Hero & Funny Guy, in which Karpovsky plays a struggling stand-up comedian who gets roped into opening for his more successful singer-songwriter friend on tour). Yet, when Karpovsky phoned Et to discuss Folk Hero & Funny Guy, out now, he said that he's the least busy he's been in years, despite having also had a prominent role as Ray Ploshansky in the sixth and finale season of HBO's Girls.

"I feel like there are guys working a lot harder than I am," Karpovsky laughed, explaining that he started acting in his early 30s when he and his friends would act in one another's independent movies. "I tried not to [turn friends down] as much as possible, just because »

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Exclusive: Katie Holmes Rocks Out With Daughter Suri at U2’s Star-Studded ‘Joshua Tree 2017’ Tour

21 May 2017 2:55 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Katie Holmes is one cool mom! The actress took her daughter, Suri, to U2’s concert at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, on Saturday night.

The star-studded show, also attended by Alicia Keys and Gwyneth Paltrow, was the first of a two-night gig at the venue as part of the Irish rockers’ Joshua Tree Tour 2017, which marks 30 years since the album and tour of the same name.

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Arriving shortly after The Lumineers’ opening set, Holmes was accompanied by Suri, 11, who was looking cute in a black-and-white dress and green sweater -- perfectly in Irish theme for the music legends! The cutie also had a friend with her to keep her company while Holmes rocked out at the gig, which saw the band play the entire Joshua Tree album as well as other hits from their 40-year career.

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Hulu’s Best TV Shows About Women Beyond ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ That You Can Stream Right Now

19 May 2017 4:46 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

If you haven’t taken advantage of all that Hulu has to offer lately besides “The Handmaid’s Tale” – which everybody should really, really watch right now – then you’re missing out.

“The Handmaid’s Tale’ has been a groundbreaking series for the streaming service, thanks to its foreboding story about a near future in which a portion of the United States has been turned into a theocracy. This new world of Gilead subjugates women and makes the fertile ones become breeders for high-ranking officials. Moving performances by Elisabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, Yvonne Strahovski, O-t Fagbenle and Alexis Bledel have made this series a must-watch.

Not only does Hulu have strong original programming like “The Handmaid’s Tale,” but it is one of the best places to watch shows that are currently on TV now, which makes cord-cutting that much easier. It also has an impressive catalog of past shows that are well worth revisiting. »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Hulu’s Best TV Shows About Women Beyond ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ That You Can Stream Right Now

19 May 2017 4:46 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

If you haven’t taken advantage of all that Hulu has to offer lately besides “The Handmaid’s Tale” – which everybody should really, really watch right now – then you’re missing out.

“The Handmaid’s Tale’ has been a groundbreaking series for the streaming service, thanks to its foreboding story about a near future in which a portion of the United States has been turned into a theocracy. This new world of Gilead subjugates women and makes the fertile ones become breeders for high-ranking officials. Moving performances by Elisabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, Yvonne Strahovski, O-t Fagbenle and Alexis Bledel have made this series a must-watch.

Not only does Hulu have strong original programming like “The Handmaid’s Tale,” but it is one of the best places to watch shows that are currently on TV now, which makes cord-cutting that much easier. It also has an impressive catalog of past shows that are well worth revisiting. »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Lena Dunham Cancels Lenny Tour: ‘I’m in the Greatest Amount of Physical Pain that I Have Ever Experienced’

19 May 2017 11:04 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Lena Dunham regretfully announced that she has to cancel her planned Lenny speaking tour across the country due to complications from her endometriosis surgery.

The writer and actress, 31, says she’s currently “in the greatest amount of physical pain that I have ever experienced,” in a post on Lenny‘s website.

“After being told I was endometriosis-free after my last procedure, more disease was found in deeper spots that required immediate surgery and now physical therapy,” Dunham explains. “This disease is wily and unrelenting, and I’m really blessed to have a community, both online and Irl, who let me express how hard that is. »

- Julie Mazziotta

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Lena Dunham Cancels Tour Behind Feminist Newsletter 'Lenny'

19 May 2017 9:31 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Girls creator and star Lena Dunham canceled her tour behind feminist newsletter Lenny, citing extreme pain from endometriosis, a disorder that causes uterine tissue to grow in other areas of the body. 

"My body, which I've worked through all kinds of pain for many years, just doesn't have what it takes to do this tour," she wrote in the newsletter. "Lenny is about giving 100 percent of ourselves, 100 percent of the time, and I couldn't bear to limp through this."

Dunham announced the six-date "Lenny: America Irl Tour" days after the Girls series finale. »

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Lena Dunham Cancels Lenny Irl Tour Due to Worsening of Endometriosis

19 May 2017 9:12 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Lena Dunham has canceled her Lenny Irl tour to focus on her health. The Girls star and creator was supposed to headline discussions with fans at several cities starting at the end of the month. Dunham wrote on her Lenny Letter website Friday that while her "traveling variety show" has been a "ray of sunshine" for her amid "these dark political days," her endometriosis has worsened and her body cannot bear the stress of touring. The actress had said in April she had undergone her fifth procedure to treat the disorder, a female reproductive disease in which abnormal tissue grows outside the uterus, which can cause infertility. Earlier this month, she left »

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Lena Dunham Cancels Lenny Tour Due to Illness, Promises Refunds

19 May 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Lena Dunham has canceled her upcoming "Lenny IRL" tour on account of her endometriosis returning. The “Girls” co-creator and star made the announcement in Friday’s edition of the Lenny newsletter and on her Facebook page.

“To be perfectly honest, I’m in the greatest amount of physical pain that I have ever experienced,” she wrote. “After being told I was endometriosis-free after my last procedure, more disease was found in deeper spots that required immediate surgery and now physical therapy.”

She reiterated that while she felt it was important, »

- Carli Velocci

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Lena Dunham Cancels Lenny Letter Tour After Endometriosis Returns

19 May 2017 7:34 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Lena Dunham, who's long had a public battle with endometriosis, was recently told she was free of the disease after her latest procedure. But now her endometriosis has returned, and it's even more painful.

As a result, the Girls creator told fans on Friday that she's been forced to cancel the planned Lenny Irl tour, inspired by her Lenny Letter, that she and her longtime creative collaborator Jenni Konner were set to embark on this summer.

"My body, which I’ve worked through all kinds of pain for many years, just doesn’t have what it takes to do this tour," Dunham »

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Joss Whedon’s Latest PSA Shows What Life Would Be Like Without Planned Parenthood — Watch

18 May 2017 1:05 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Joss Whedon has released his latest PSA, which is titled “Unlocked.” The video is in support of Planned Parenthood, the nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care and sex education to people in United States.

Read More: Joss Whedon Fears That the Trump Administration Is Making America More Like Chechnya

The video depicts what life would be like if attempts to shut down Planned Parenthood succeed.  The clip features three different women through critical moments in their lives: one lays on her deathbed as a result of missing her pap smear, a young woman misses out on a full scholarship after getting pregnant because she didn’t use an adequate contraceptive, and a teen does not know how to advise her friend on safe sex.

Read More: Hillary Clinton Cites ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ in Planned Parenthood Gala Speech

The “Avengers” director has been a vocal critic of Donald Trump, »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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Joss Whedon’s Latest PSA Shows What Life Would Be Like Without Planned Parenthood — Watch

18 May 2017 1:05 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Joss Whedon has released his latest PSA, which is titled “Unlocked.” The video is in support of Planned Parenthood, the nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care and sex education to people in United States.

Read More: Joss Whedon Fears That the Trump Administration Is Making America More Like Chechnya

The video depicts what life would be like if attempts to shut down Planned Parenthood succeed.  The clip features three different women through critical moments in their lives: one lays on her deathbed as a result of missing her pap smear, a young woman misses out on a full scholarship after getting pregnant because she didn’t use an adequate contraceptive, and a teen does not know how to advise her friend on safe sex.

Read More: Hillary Clinton Cites ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ in Planned Parenthood Gala Speech

The “Avengers” director has been a vocal critic of Donald Trump, »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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Cannes: Myriad Pictures Boards Zosia Mamet, Scott Speedman’s ’Shadow Girl’

17 May 2017 11:04 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Cannes — Myriad Pictures had boarded “Shadow Girl,” starring Zosia Mamet (“Girls”) and Scott Speedman (“Animal Kingdom”).

Presided by Kirk D’Amico, Myriad will introduce “Shadow Girl” to buyers at the Cannes Film Market which kicked off yesterday.

Targeting a still underserved Ya and adult female audience which has made a large hit of such titles as “Me Before You,” “Shadow Girl,” marks a move towards the mainstream for Claudia Myers who broke through to attention with “Fort Bliss” – a “solid, affecting drama,” Variety said.

Billed as a magical love story and from an original screenplay by Myers which also has coming of age elements, “Shadow Girl” stars Mamet as a girl, Holly, who has literally faded with the death of her mother until near invisible – until she meets Shane, a disgraced Mma champ, who can make her out. But Holly discovers she bears more responsibility than she imagined for Shane »

- John Hopewell

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Lorde Stuns in a Glittering Blue Jumpsuit on the Cover of 'Elle'

16 May 2017 12:13 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Looking fierce, Lorde!

The "Green Light" singer strikes a pose on the June cover of Elle magazine, wearing a Dior midnight-blue jumpsuit embellished with head-to-toe glittering crystals. The 20-year-old completed the look with a pair of classic black Dior pumps.

Elle Magazine

Lorde went for a decidedly different, but equally rocker-chic, look on the inside of the mag, pairing a Gucci graphic tank and leggings with denim shorts by Grlfrnd Denim. She accessorized with a Cartier necklace and rings by David Yurman and Tiffany & Co.

Elle Magazine

Listen: Lorde Explains 'Complex' New Song, 'Green Light

In Elle's Women in Music Issue -- which features an additional cover starring Missy Elliott -- Lorde opens up about life outside the spotlight in her native New Zealand and why she struggled to record her sophomore album in Los Angeles.

“Everyone’s making music in L.A. now -- which is great if you aren’t the shyest, most introverted »

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