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Stephen Colbert on Trump’s Transgender Ban: ‘Today He Went From Crazy to Cruel’ (Video)

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At the top of tonight’s episode of “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert took a moment to lay into Trump’s announcement Wednesday morning that he intends to ban transgender people from serving in the military. (Spoiler alert: Colbert isn’t a fan.) “I began my day today as I often begin my days by checking Donald Trump’s Twitter feed to see how far the crazy has spread,” Colbert said. “Today, I really think he’s off his meds because today he went from crazy to cruel.” Also Read: Trump Bans Transgender People From Us Military 'In Any »


- Ross A. Lincoln

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‘Game of Thrones’ Hot Pie Actor Opens Real-Life Bakery

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On Sunday’s episode of “Game of Thrones,” Arya Stark came face-to-face with her past with two surprise encounters. The one that everyone was talking about, of course, was her unexpected reunion with her now-feral direwolf, Nymeria. But the other, less expected reunion was with her former fugitive buddy, Hot Pie, who had the pleasure of informing Arya that Jon and Sansa are alive and have taken back Winterfell. Ahead of his surprise return to the HBO hit, Hot Pie actor Ben Hawkey opened a bakery of his own on July 17 and is offering “GoT” fans in Britain some Westerosi treats. »


- Jeremy Fuster

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Caitlyn Jenner Breaks up With Donald Trump in Long Essay

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Longtime Republican Caitlyn Jenner supported Donald Trump’s bid for president in 2016 and has stuck with him through controversies such as the Muslim travel ban and the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, along with the ongoing Russia scandal. But Trump’s announcement-via-twitter on Wednesday that he plans to ban transgender Americans from serving in the U.S. military seems to be the last straw for the former Olympian. Hours after tweeting her displeasure with the president’s decision, Jenner penned what amounts to a political “Dear John” letter, declaring that her “allegiance is with them and our country, not you. »


- Ross A. Lincoln

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Larry David is Related to Bernie Sanders. Yes, Really

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Saturday Night Live” got the perfect Bernie Sanders impersonator during the 2016 election when they booked “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star and creator Larry David, but they didn’t realize how perfect it was. In a TCA panel talking about the upcoming ninth season of his HBO comedy classic, a reporter spilled the beans about a previously unannounced episode of the PBS show “Finding Your Roots” with David. And the show revealed something fascinating. David is related to Sanders. No, really. Also Read: 'Curb Your Enthusiasm': Larry David Is Emperor in First Season 9 Teaser (Video) “I thought there must have been some connection to. »


- Carli Velocci

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Will Darth Vader Appear in Han Solo Film? A Cancelation Drives Speculation

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Lucasfilm has been notoriously tight-lipped on details about upcoming “Star Wars” movies, but a cancellation by one actor at a fan convention may have accidentally revealed that cinema’s most famous villain, Darth Vader, may appear once again in next year’s untitled Han Solo movie. Spencer Wilding, who wore the Vader suit in last year’s “Rogue One” — James Earl Jones, of course, voiced the Sith Lord — was slated to appear at Fandom Fest in Louisville, Kentucky. However, on Tuesday Wilding was added to the convention’s cancellation list because he was “filming the newest film in the Star Wars Universe. »


- Jeremy Fuster

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Maggie Gyllenhaal on How ‘The Deuce’ Uses Porn, Prostitution to Look at Current Political Reality

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HBO has been accused of glamorizing the objectification of women in its drama series in the past, but Maggie Gyllenhaal says “The Deuce,” a period drama set in the early days of the pornography industry, is doing something different. The show — from executive produced David Simon, which is produced by and stars Gyllenhaal — examines a world that was built on the backs of abused women, and could help people to understand issues that women still face in the present day. “I think it’s become clear (in a way that it wasn’t totally clear a year ago) that there is a huge. »


- Reid Nakamura

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Mark Wahlberg in Talks to Replace Ben Affleck in ‘Triple Frontier’

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Mark Wahlberg is in talks to join Netflix’s “Triple Frontier,” TheWrap has learned. The “Transformers” franchise star would replace Ben Affleck in the J.C. Chandor border thriller, two individuals familiar with the project said. Affleck remains a producer on the film, which has also seen exits from actors Tom Hardy and Channing Tatum and originally-attached director Kathryn Bigelow. Also Read: Mel Gibson Is Mark Wahlberg's Womanizing Dad in 'Daddy's Home 2' Trailer (Video) Atlas Entertainment is producing the Netflix original, who inherited the project from Paramount. Wahlberg will next be seen in “Daddy’s Home 2,” and »


- Umberto Gonzalez and Matt Donnelly

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Quincy Jones Awarded $9.4 Million in Trial Over Michael Jackson Royalties

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Music producer Quincy Jones was awarded $9.4 million by a Los Angeles jury Wednesday in a trial over royalties and production fees from the recordings he made with Michael Jackson, the Associated Press reported. Jones had sought $30 million in his suit, which he filed in 2013. Michael Jackson’s estate had countered that the producer was owed $392,000. Last week, Jones took the stand to testify that he to testify on how he “was cheated out of a lot of money — a lot of money,” according to the New York Daily News. Also Read: Quincy Jones at Royalties Trial: 'I'm Not »


- Tim Kenneally

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Why Jordan Spieth, Lawrence Walker and Michael Phelps Are TV’s Social Media MVPs of the Week

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The Wrap has partnered with Canvs, the emotion analytics company, for a weekly look at some of the characters and personalities that have TV viewers the most worked up on social media. The data below covers July 19-25 and is drawn from the most emotionally reacted-to television shows, including broadcast, cable, streaming and PPV. On Sunday, American golfer Jordan Spieth was crowned champion of the 2017 British Open, which garnered 46,816 Emotional Reactions (ERs) and aired on NBC and Golf Channel as well as being simulcast online. Congratulatory messages poured in for the young athlete (he turns 24 on Thursday) »


- Fabric Media

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Alison Sweeney Has Restraining Order Against Fan Who ‘Harassed and Threatened’ Her Extended

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Alison Sweeney has received extra protection from a fan who she says threatened and harassed her with a barrage of messages. A judge extended “Days of Our Lives” veteran Sweeney’s restraining order against Oklahoma man Jon Christopher LuVisi, who allegedly harassed and threatened her “via online social media platforms visible to hundreds of thousands of people,” causing her to suffer “significant emotional distress, lack of sleep, and fear for the safety of herself and her family, including her children, resulting from Defendant’s repeated harassment and threats.” Under the extended order, which was issued Wednesday and now extends to »


- Tim Kenneally

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Tech Execs Rally Against Trump’s Military Transgender Ban: ‘Unbelievably Horrible Policy’

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Some of the biggest names in the tech industry are coming out strongly against President Trump’s decision to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military “in any capacity.“ Apple CEO Tim Cook — perhaps the most important voice in tech — clearly disagrees with the president’s move, tweeting “we are indebted to all who serve. Discrimination against anyone holds everyone back.” He then added a #LetThemServe hashtag for good measure. We are indebted to all who serve. Discrimination against anyone holds everyone back. #LetThemServe — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) July 26, 2017 Also Read: Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Trump Hasn't Ruled Out 'Immediately' Removing Transgender. »


- Sean Burch

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Sean Spicer Courted by ‘Dancing With the Stars’ (Report)

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Sean Spicer has never been so popular. The now-ex White House Press Secretary is currently being courted by a number of TV news channels, as well as one entertainment show that he may not be as natural a fit for: ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.” Page Six reported Wednesday that Spicer has “been seen coming out of high-level meetings at ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox News in Manhattan.” That ABC one wasn’t for David Muir’s benefit, however — it was apparently for Tom Bergeron’s. Also Read: Colbert Goes 'Goodfellas' Billy Batts in Anthony Scaramucci Impression (Video) Humorously, »


- Tony Maglio

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‘Game of Thrones': HBO Says Final Season Scripts Done, Air Date Still Not Decided

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There’s still more winter to look forward to, even in the midst of summer. At the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour on Wednesday, HBO programming head Casey Bloys said that all six scripts for the final season of “Game of Thrones” are now in, but the network still hasn’t been decided whether it will air in 2018 or 2019. Bloys says HBO is currently determining the logistics of shooting the final episodes and what the production schedule will be. “It’s a big season,” he explained. “So they’re trying to get a sense of how long they »


- Jeremy Fuster

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Facebook’s WhatsApp Jumps to 250M Daily ‘Status’ Users, Proves Every App Will Soon Have Stories

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just shared a staggering statistic on his company’s Q2 earnings call, saying its messaging platform WhatsApp now has a whopping 250 million daily active users for its “Status” feature. Status is WhatsApp’s version of Instagram Stories — which is coincidentally a copy of Snapchat’s Stories feature — allowing users to post pictures and video for their contacts to see. Zuckerberg reiterated the dominance of Instagram Stories as well, with the popular photo sharing app also boasting more than 250 million daily Stories users. The two Facebook-owned apps are now lapping their chief competitor — Snapchat — which »


- Sean Burch

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Ike Barinholtz Recovers After Breaking His Neck on Set of ‘The Pact’

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“Mindy Project” star Ike Barinholtz is currently in recovery after breaking his neck on the set of his upcoming film, “The Pact.” Also Read: Rip John Bernecker: Watch 'Walking Dead' Stuntman's Daring Reel (Video) Barinholtz injured himself after falling from a high platform while performing a stunt on set five weeks ago. The actor fractured two cervical vertebrae and has since had to “keep his neck stabilized” by a neck brace “for the near future,” according to People. People also reports that Barinholtz’s neck brace will be incorporated into the upcoming sixth season of “The Mindy Project. »


- Ashley Eady

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Kim Kardashian Sued for Using Her Own Initials on Her Makeup Line

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Kim Kardashian has made a bad initial impression on a fellow makeup purveyor. The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star has been slapped with a lawsuit — for using her own initials as the name of her recently launched cosmetics line, TMZ reports. The suit was filed by Danish makeup artist Kirsten Kjaer Weiss, who contends that the logo for Kardashian’s Kkw cosmetics line is too close to Weiss’ own Kw line of cosmetics and makeup services, creating confusion for consumers. Also Read: Kim Kardashian Denies Corseting Her 4-Year-Old Daughter Weiss argues that Kardashian has committed a “knowing, willing and deliberate” infringement that’s. »


- Tim Kenneally

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Mahershala Ali to Lead ‘True Detective’ Season 3

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Oscar winner Mahershala Ali is signed on for “True Detective” Season 3. HBO’s president of programming Casey Bloys told reporters at TCA on Wednesday that Ali, who TheWrap had previously learned was in talks to star, has been confirmed for the third season of the anthology series. Bloys added that he’s read five scripts so far and that they’re “all terrific.” The network is currently in the process of finding a director. “When we find a director that we want to hire, it’ll be a go for that,” Bloys said. Also Read: HBO President Addresses 'Confederate' Backlash: »


- Carli Velocci

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Netflix in August: What’s Coming and What to Watch Before It’s Gone (Photos)

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It’s that time of month again: Time to freshen up your Netflix watch lists with a slew of new content. As usual, there are plenty of new Netflix Originals–both movies and series–along with some old favorites. Scroll all the way through to the end to catch a few beloved movies leaving the platform. Arriving August 1: “Surviving Escobar – Alias Jj” If you like Netflix’s “Narcos,” then you might very well also enjoy this new series based on the book by John Jairo Velasquez, aka “Popeye.” He was the leader of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s assassins, »

- Ashley Boucher

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Is Trump’s Ban on Transgender Military Service Legal?

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Lgbt advocates promise to sue President Trump over his plans to ban transgender people from serving in the military. Would they win? As you could probably guess, Lgbt advocacy group Lambda Legal said yes. “As a Marine Corps veteran, a trans woman, and an American, I am disgusted. Discrimination has no place in the country I love,” Lambda Legal Staff Attorney Sasha Buchert said in a statement.  “We will fight and we will win.” Also Read: Trump Bans Transgender People From Us Military 'In Any Capacity' Trump, who did not serve in the military due to bone spurs in his feet that healed with. »


- Susan Seager

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Ron Howard Confirms Warwick Davis Will Be in Han Solo Movie

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Ron Howard, the new director for the untitled Han Solo “Star Wars” anthology film, confirmed on Twitter Wednesday that series stalwart Warwick Davis will be appearing in the movie. The confirmation came in response to a question on Twitter asking Howard whether he’d do a sequel to his 1988 fantasy film “Willow,” which Davis starred in. Howard responded by saying that he had just directed Davis for the first time since that project. Glad you are asking for one! I directed @WarwickADavis for the 1st time in 30 years today. It made me happy https://t.co/yW8E19MPCn – Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) July 26, 2017 This. »


- Jeremy Fuster

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