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Book Review: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Memoir What Happened Is Raw, Angry — and Necessary

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Book Review: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Memoir What Happened Is Raw, Angry — and Necessary
When last we heard from Hillary Clinton, she was delivering a concession speech on the morning of November 9. In a dark pants suit trimmed in bipartisan purple (one she had planned to wear on her first trip to Washington as President-elect), she spoke to the nation, particularly to the “little girls,” who, she said, should “never doubt that you are valuable and powerful.” It was an attempt at a balm of words for those stung by the knowledge that they would not see a woman’s hand on the bible at a presidential swearing-in, but instead the hand of a
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Inside Kendra Wilkinson & Mom Patti's Tumultuous Relationship

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Inside Kendra Wilkinson & Mom Patti's Tumultuous Relationship
Kendra Wilkinson and mom Patti’s strained relationship continues to play out on the small screen.

Although the pair’s mother-daughter bond was stronger than ever on The Girls Next Door — which aired from 2005 to 2010 on E! — rising tensions sparked by Patti’s alleged tabloid leaks took their kinship in a dark direction. While the two are currently attempting to mend their broken relationship on Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars — Family Edition, their dynamic is undoubtedly at an all-time low, with Patti’s tell-all about her daughter taking center stage on the upcoming season of Kendra on Top, premiering Friday.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Quits ‘Celebrity Apprentice’: Will the Show, and Donald Trump, Be Submitted for an Emmy?

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Quits ‘Celebrity Apprentice’: Will the Show, and Donald Trump, Be Submitted for an Emmy?
As Arnold Schwarzenegger publicly disavows “The New Celebrity Apprentice,” it’s probably even more unlikely that Donald Trump will earn another Emmy nomination this year – and, even less likely, the thing he has really coveted for years: An Emmy win.

NBC leaves it up to the production company whether to submit for Emmy consideration, and MGM, which now produces “Celebrity Apprentice” (having acquired Mark Burnett Productions a few years ago), has not yet determined whether it will enter the show for Emmy consideration.

If it does, then MGM is contractually obligated to submit Trump’s name as an executive producer (even though his input on this season was minimal) alongside Burnett and others. (NBC, coincidentally, has avoided naming Trump or the show’s other executive producers in its press materials for the show.)

The Apprentice” (including Trump) was nominated for an Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Emmy in 2004 and 2005, but never again.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Quits ‘Celebrity Apprentice’: Will the Show, and Donald Trump, Be Submitted for an Emmy?

Arnold Schwarzenegger Quits ‘Celebrity Apprentice’: Will the Show, and Donald Trump, Be Submitted for an Emmy?
As Arnold Schwarzenegger publicly disavows “The New Celebrity Apprentice,” it’s probably even more unlikely that Donald Trump will earn another Emmy nomination this year – and, even less likely, the thing he has really coveted for years: An Emmy win.

NBC leaves it up to the production company whether to submit for Emmy consideration, and MGM, which now produces “Celebrity Apprentice” (having acquired Mark Burnett Productions a few years ago), has not yet determined whether it will enter the show for Emmy consideration.

If it does, then MGM is contractually obligated to submit Trump’s name as an executive producer (even though his input on this season was minimal) alongside Burnett and others. (NBC, coincidentally, has avoided naming Trump or the show’s other executive producers in its press materials for the show.)

The Apprentice” (including Trump) was nominated for an Outstanding Reality-Competition Program Emmy in 2004 and 2005, but never again.
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Kendra Wilkinson Flaunts Her Fit Figure in Sexy Bikini Photo

Kendra Wilkinson Flaunts Her Fit Figure in Sexy Bikini Photo
Kendra Wilkinson knows how to rock a bikini!

The 31-year-old reality star took to Instagram on Wednesday with a sexy poolside snap showing off her fit figure.

Related: Kendra Wilkinson Flaunts Insane Cleavage, Shows Off Major Pda With Husband Hank Baskett at 'Kendra on Top' Premiere

"Getting that vitamin D," Wilkinson captioned the photo, donning a multi-colored bikini.

Read: Kendra Wilkinson Snapchats Her First Botox Procedure: 'I'm Finally Giving In'

The mother of two has been enjoying some time off, but admitted to not knowing how to spend her mini-vacation.

"Hope you guys are having a good day," Wilkinson tweeted after sharing the bikini snapshot. "I've had a couple days off. Don't know what to do with myself."

Watch: Blac Chyna, Kendra Wilkinson, 'DWTS' Co-Stars Turn Out for Amber Rose's 2nd Annual Slutwalk

The Girls Next Door alum recently marked 13 years of being on reality TV, and revealed that there will be another season of her
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, A Career In Crisis: Why the ’80s Action Icon Can’t Mount a Comeback

Arnold Schwarzenegger, A Career In Crisis: Why the ’80s Action Icon Can’t Mount a Comeback
This can’t be what Arnold Schwarzenegger imagined 2017 to look like: Sure, there’s a reality star in the White House, the Chicago Cubs are World Series champions, and his arch-rival (/best celebrity friend), Sylvester Stallone, is a recent Academy Award nominee. Yet for the ex-governor of California, far more confounding is how he became an ex-celebrity.

Schwarzenegger spent his acting life amassing a domestic box office of more than $1.8 billion. That haul came from comedies, like “Twins” ($111 million); science fiction, like “Total Recall” ($119 million) and “Terminator 2” ($204 million); or — his bread and butter — action flicks a la “True Lies” ($146 million) and “Eraser” ($101 million). But one unfortunate connection for all of Schwarzenegger’s films grossing $100 million-plus: They were all made before the year 2000.

Since the dawn of the new millennium, Schwarzenegger’s name above the title has carried less weight at the box office, resulting in drastically lower figures. How he
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, A Career In Crisis: Why the ’80s Action Icon Can’t Mount a Comeback

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, A Career In Crisis: Why the ’80s Action Icon Can’t Mount a Comeback
This can’t be what Arnold Schwarzenegger imagined 2017 to look like: Sure, there’s a reality star in the White House, the Chicago Cubs are World Series champions, and his arch-rival (/best celebrity friend), Sylvester Stallone, is a recent Academy Award nominee. Yet for the ex-governor of California, far more confounding is how he became an ex-celebrity.

Schwarzenegger spent his acting life amassing a domestic box office of more than $1.8 billion. That haul came from comedies, like “Twins” ($111 million); science fiction, like “Total Recall” ($119 million) and “Terminator 2” ($204 million); or — his bread and butter — action flicks a la “True Lies” ($146 million) and “Eraser” ($101 million). But one unfortunate connection for all of Schwarzenegger’s films grossing $100 million-plus: They were all made before the year 2000.

Since the dawn of the new millennium, Schwarzenegger’s name above the title has carried less weight at the box office, resulting in drastically lower figures. How he
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Minority Retort: La La Land isn't Worth the Hype

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Ever see a film or look an actor's career than nearly everyone loves think are fantastic and ask yourself “why?” because you feel that they are the opposite of fantastic, but also ever see a film that nobody else has but it's so good you just want to shout out to the world and give this film a voice and an audience even though it has none? That's Minority Retort. Where the minority, the people that didn't like La La Land or didn't see Titanic (I have, but that is just an example) can speak their mind and reason with why they made this decision.

The first installment is, of course, for La La Land. The Oscar nominations have finally been announced an a majority of the nominations is going towards the modern musical La La Land. La La Land tells the story of a jazz pianist falling for an actress in,
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Donald Trump Sued For Still Raking in Money from Hotels, 'Apprentice,' Etc

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Donald Trump was just slapped with his first lawsuit as president, for allegedly violating a clause of the Constitution which prohibits federal office holders from making money off of foreign powers. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington just filed the suit, claiming Trump continues to make money from foreign government through his various business ties. The examples in the lawsuit include leases held by foreign governments in Trump Tower, room reservations in Trump's D.
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Team Trump Fires Back At Ex-‘Apprentice’ Contestant’s “Absurd” Lawsuit Over His Denial Of Her Sex Assault Claim – Update

Update, 3:09 Pm: Donald Trump’s transition team has struck back at Gloria Allred and her client Summer Zervos, who sued the President-elect in New York court today. "More of the same from Gloria Allred," spokeswoman Hope Hicks said. "There is no truth to this absurd story." Previous, 1:25 Pm: Three days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump has been sued by a former contestant on The Apprentice, who in October accused him of sexually assaulting her in a…
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Grimm's Final Season: Stunts, Stars and Silliness From Set Visits Past

Grimm's Final Season: Stunts, Stars and Silliness From Set Visits Past
Don’t cry because it’s almost over, smile because it woge‘d.

That’s our mantra as we head into Grimm‘s final season, which kicks off Friday (NBC, 8/7c). TVLine visited the Portland, Ore., set several times during the supernatural drama’s run, and while we were there, we did what any self-respecting TV lover would do: We took photos and videos like a crazy person.

RelatedGrimm Season 6: Cast, EPs Talk ‘Great Sorrow and Great Hope’ in Final Run

And on the eve of the premiere, we thought we’d share all of that smartphone fodder with you.
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The Independent Film Community Picks the Best Films of 2016

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The Independent Film Community Picks the Best Films of 2016
Every year, IndieWire looks beyond the countless top 10 lists written by critics to widen the field. We turn to friends and colleagues in the independent film community — programmers, distributors, publicists and others — to give them the opportunity to share their favorite films and other media from the past 12 months. We also invited them to share their resolutions and anticipated events for 2017.

The Best of 2016: IndieWire’s Year in Review Bible

Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director, Toronto International Film Festival

I’m limiting my list to films that had Us and Canadian theatrical releases in 2016. I saw far more than 10 this year that I liked, but if I have to be brutal, I’ll limit it to the films that lifted me.

1. “Moonlight

2. “Julieta

3. “Toni Erdmann

4. “Cemetery of Splendor

5. “Arrival

6. “Fences

7. “13th”

8. “American Honey

9. “Things to Come

10. “Moana”

Michael Barker, Co-President, Sony Pictures Classics

“Now is the winter of our discontent.
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Donald Trump Postpones Conflict-of-Interest News Conference Until After Electoral College Vote

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Donald Trump Postpones Conflict-of-Interest News Conference Until After Electoral College Vote
Donald Trump has postponed a planned news conference regarding his plans to disentangle himself from his business dealings, including his interest in the upcoming season of NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice.” The delay means that the Electoral College will vote before Trump provides any information about how he plans to resolve his business conflicts. “The announcement has been rescheduled for next month,” Trump’s spokesperson Hope Hicks told TheWrap. Last Month, Trump announced he would hold a “major news conference” on Dec. 15 “to discuss the fact that I will be leaving my great business in total in order to fully focus on running the country.
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‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Press Conference: Schwarzenegger Defends Trump’s Producer Role, Mark Burnett Ducks Questions

‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Press Conference: Schwarzenegger Defends Trump’s Producer Role, Mark Burnett Ducks Questions
The New Celebrity Apprentice” host Arnold Schwarzenegger indicated Friday that president-elect Donald Trump could have had close involvement with the show’s producers or NBC on production of its upcoming season, which was shot during the presidential campaign.

Taking questions from a small group of reporters following a press conference Friday at Universal Studios, Schwarzenegger was asked whether Trump, who will retain an executive-producer credit on the upcoming season, was involved with production on the rebooted show.

“Not with me,” he answered. “It could easily be that he was involved with NBC or with Mark Burnett, but not with me.”

Schwarzenegger indicated that Trump’s level of involvement in the franchise going forward is yet to be decided.

“I think that he has to work it out how much he wants to participate or not,” he said. “I think this a question that you should ask him, because he could just be sitting back, being
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How Donald Trump’s ‘Apprentice’ Stake Puts NBC in a Seriously Awkward Spot

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How Donald Trump’s ‘Apprentice’ Stake Puts NBC in a Seriously Awkward Spot
NBC had a great run with Donald Trump back in the day, but the bill is now due. The president-elect is going to keep his executive producer title and fees on the new “Celebrity Apprentice,” his office confirmed Thursday. “Mr. Trump has a big stake in the show and conceived of it with Mark Burnett,” spokeswoman Hope Hicks wrote in a statement. The new version of “Celebrity Apprentice,” now with Arnold Schwarzenegger as host, will premiere Jan. 2. This creates an awkward situation, at the very least. NBC said in 2015 that it was going to sever all business ties with the.
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Donald Trump Will Keep ‘Big Stake’ in ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ After Taking Office

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Donald Trump Will Keep ‘Big Stake’ in ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ After Taking Office
President-elect Donald Trump is not about to be fired — or removed in any other way — from “Celebrity Apprentice.” Trump’s spokeswoman said Thursday that he will keep a “big stake” in the “Apprentice” franchise, despite growing concern over the incoming president’s extensive interests in entertainment, real estate and other businesses. According to Forbes, Trump has a net worth of $3.7 billion. “Mr. Trump has a big stake in the show and conceived of it with Mark Burnett,” spokeswoman Hope Hicks told TheWrap, referring to the “Apprentice” franchise that premiered on NBC in January 2004. Trump is expected to retain his executive.
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Donald Trump to Remain Executive Producer on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ (Exclusive)

Donald Trump to Remain Executive Producer on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ (Exclusive)
Donald Trump will remain an exec producer on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice,” which is returning Jan. 2 after a two-year hiatus with new host Arnold Schwarzenegger.

MGM confirmed to Variety that Trump has retained his Ep credit on the series. The president-elect’s status on the 15th season of the reality series that made him a household name has been a question since Trump launched his presidential campaign in June 2015. In the credit sequence, Trump’s name will air after that of “Apprentice” creator Mark Burnett and before Schwarzenegger, who is also an exec producer of the new incarnation along with Page Feldman and Eric Van Wagenen.

The larger issue for MGM, NBC, and the White House is the payment that Trump will receive for the series. It’s unclear what his per-episode fee is, but it is likely to be in the low five-figures, at minimum. NBC has ordered eight episodes of “The New Celebrity Apprentice.” Trump
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Movie industry reacts to Donald Trump victory

Movie industry reacts to Donald Trump victory
Harvey Weinstein, Guillermo del Toro, Jennifer Lawrence, Ken Loach, Shonda Rhimes among those to react.

A number of leading figures in the film and TV industries have responded with shock and dismay to the surprise win for Republican candidate Donald Trump in the Us presidential election this week.

Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton drew tens of millions of dollars in contributions from the entertainment industry during the heated contest. Opponent Trump received a fraction of that support.

Industry heavyweights to back Clinton’s campaign included senior figures from all six of Hollywood’s major studios while Harvey Weinstein, Legendary’s Thomas Tull and a number of top talent agent executives were also donors. Creatives to host events for Clinton included Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes and actors Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney.

Meanwhile, actors Stephen Baldwin, Steven Seagal and Kirstie Alley were among those to voice enthusiasm for the result.

Screen rounds up some of the reactions:

Harvey Weinstein, producer
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He’s Hired! Donald Trump Is Elected 45th President of the United States in Stunning Upset

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He’s Hired! Donald Trump Is Elected 45th President of the United States in Stunning Upset
Republican candidate Donald J. Trump won Tuesday’s presidential election in a shocking victory.

The 70-year-old billionaire businessman defeated Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in a path to victory that became clearer after wins in key swing states including Florida, North Carolina and Ohio. The Associated Press called the race at 2:30 a.m.

“I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all Americans, and this is so important to me. For those who have chosen not to support me in the past — of which there were a few people — I’m reaching out to
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‘Apprentice’ Editor Says Trump Made Lewd Comments About Women Between Takes

‘Apprentice’ Editor Says Trump Made Lewd Comments About Women Between Takes
The supervising editor on the first six seasons of “The Apprentice” says that Donald Trump would make comments about women between takes on the set like “I’d like to drill her,” and also made comments about women “he found less attractive,” according to a story posted on Wednesday in CineMontage, the journal of the Motion Picture Editors Guild.

The editor, Jonathan Braun, who was also co-producer for one season, recalled that Trump’s “favorite word was ‘drill.’ He was always saying between takes, ‘I’d like to drill her,’ lewdly referring to female crew members working on set. He couldn’t help himself making comments about women and the way they looked. He also had comments about women he found less attractive. There was no question he took the men a lot more seriously than the women.”

Braun, however, said that he was unsure if Trump’s comments were captured on camera and then left on
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