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Taylor Swift Channels Her Inner Ariel by Performing "Part of Your World" With Todrick Hall

29 November 2016 3:00 PM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

A video posted by Todrick Hall Aka Toddyrockstar (@todrick) on Nov 26, 2016 at 5:27pm Pst Turns out, Taylor Swift loves Disney just as much as you do. After participating in an epic Mannequin Challenge over Thanksgiving weekend on the beach outside of her Rhode Island home, Taylor enjoyed a sing-along with her pal Todrick Hall. The two performed "Part of Your World" from The Little Mermaid while hanging out in what appears to be her living room. "Disney fun with @taylorswift on the piano," the Kinky Boots star captioned the video on Instagram. "Throwback to two nights ago. Resting now to be back onstage tomorrow. Good night. #littlemermaid #alanmenken #ursula #scuttle #fork #shellbra #novoice." They even did an encore as she played the keys and Todrick did his best Ariel impression. Here's hoping we will hear more music from her very soon! A video posted by Todrick Hall Aka Toddyrockstar »

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Taylor Swift and Pals Enjoy Disney Singalong During Epic Thanksgiving Celebration in Rhode Island

28 November 2016 4:59 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

It was a Disney-themed Thanksgiving for Taylor Swift and her squad at the singer’s Rhode Island mansion over the weekend.

The pop star and her singer/actor pal, Todrick Hall, entertained guests with a singalong to “Part of Your World” from Disney flick The Little Mermaid.

Exclusive: Todrick Hall on How Taylor Swift Helped Him Prepare for ‘Kinky Boots

While Swift played the piano, Hall took the lead on vocals, prancing around the room and using props like candles to get into character.

“Disney fun with @taylorswift on the piano,” the star of Broadway’s Kinky Boots captioned a fun video on Instagram. “Throwback to two nights ago. Resting now to be back onstage tomorrow. Good night. #littlemermaid#alanmenken #ursula #scuttle #fork#shellbra #novoice.”

Hall is a huge Disney fan, having previously created the YouTube video, "The Evolution of Disney," which paid tribute to films like Snow White and Frozen.

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Todrick Hall and Taylor Swift Team Up to Sing a Disney Classic for the Squad Over Thanksgiving Weekend

28 November 2016 11:18 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

What fortunate souls!

Taylor Swift and pal Todrick Hall teamed up to lead a Disney singalong over the holiday weekend — and it’ll make you wish you were part of their world.

On Saturday, Hall — who stars in Kinky Boots on Broadway — posted a #latergram online, sharing two videos of himself singing The Little Mermaid classic “Part of Your World,” backed by Swift on piano.

“Disney fun with @taylorswift on the piano,” Hall captioned one of the Instagram clips captured on Thanksgiving. “Throwback to two nights ago. Resting now to be back onstage tomorrow.” 

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- Jeff Nelson

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Watch Taylor Swift’s Thanksgiving Day #MannequinChallenge (Video)

25 November 2016 8:54 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Taylor Swift took part in the #MannequinChallenge with her friends on Thanksgiving Day, taking the viral challenge to a different level by posing on the beach. The video features Swift, her brother Austin, model Martha Hunt, and Broadway’s “Kinky Boots” star Todrick Hall. The “Shake It Off” singer also posted various pictures from her Thanksgiving celebration, piggybacking on Lily Donaldson’s back or cuddling up with Hunt. The viral challenge requires participants to stay absolutely still while holding a pose — like, say, a mannequin — usually over Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” ft. Gucci Mane. Meanwhile someone else weaves in and out of the group. »

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Taylor Swift’s Squad Does the Mannequin Challenge — Then Gets Down to Rae Sremmurd

25 November 2016 8:01 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It simply would not be a holiday without countless photos of Taylor Swift and her squad. But the star and her crew took Thanksgiving to a new level with their own rendition of the #mannequinchallenge.

On Thursday, Swift, 26, was joined by her brother Austin, Broadway star Todrick Hall, and her model pal Martha Hunt, among others. And things were just beachy for Swift and Co., as they frolicked on the sand in sweater-weather style. Swift shared several posts on Instagram to share her thanks and joy for the people by her side.

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Taylor Swift Spends Thanksgiving With Friends At the Beach

24 November 2016 9:30 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Taylor Swift is celebrating Thanksgiving with a few members of her squad and she took to Instagram on Thursday to spread the simple joy of friendship.

“Happy Thanksgiving,” she captioned a photo of her friends sitting on the grass, laughing with the beach behind them.

In another post, the “Bad Blood” singer thanked fellow squad member Lily Donaldson for her piggy back rides.

The 26-year-old was also joined by model pal Martha Hunt and walked along the beach with her friends, even though by the looks of their dress, it was at least a little bit chilly. It’s likely »

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No Business Like Shoe Business: Taylor Swift Visits Pal Todrick Hall at Kinky Boots on Broadway

24 November 2016 7:00 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

These boots were made for walking (and dancing).

Taylor Swift paid a visit to pal and American Idol alum Todrick Hall on Wednesday as he starred in Broadway’s Kinky Boots in New York City.

Of course, no Thanksgiving Eve is complete without tons of photos with friends, and the 26-year-old singer posed for some hilarious shots with Hall still in full costume as Lola, a drag queen who turns the life of a shoemaker upside down when she helps him create incredible high-heeled boots. Swift also snapped photos with the rest of the cast while at the Al Hirschfeld Theater. »

- Stephanie Petit

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'The Color Purple', 'The Phantom of the Opera,' More Broadway Shows to Be Closed on Election Day

5 November 2016 6:10 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Many Broadway shows have planned not to compete with a big, real drama on Tuesday — the presidential election. The shows taking the night off include: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical; Cats; Chicago; The Color Purple; The Encounter; The Front Page; The Humans; Kinky Boots; Les Liaisons Dangereuses; Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812; Oh Hello on Broadway; On Your Feet!; Cirque du Soleil's Paramour; The Phantom of the Opera; School of Rock; Something Rotten!; Waitress; and Wicked. The Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall also will be dark. The move is both to encourage voting and to avoid competing with

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YouTube Superstars Todrick Hall, GloZell Green and Sam Tsui Playfully Ambush Millennials to Vote Clinton

4 November 2016 8:17 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Three of YouTube’s biggest stars are uniting to educate millennials on the value of their vote.

Todrick Hall, GloZell Green and Sam Tsui have created a series of videos urging young voters to head to the polls on Nov. 8 and vote for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

The clips find each of the social media superstars surprising an unsuspecting fan in Florida, Pennsylvania, and Ohio with an over-the top stunt. The fans don’t know the performance is coming. And they also don’t know who they’ll be voting for — or if they’ll be voting at all! »

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Todrick Hall’s Journey from Closeted American Idol Contestant to Kinky Boots Star on Broadway: ‘This Is a Dream Come True’

3 November 2016 12:02 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

With his soulful vocals and penchant for pop-music mashups, Todrick Hall has won over millions of fans, found a crew of A-list pals and now snagged the spotlight on Broadway.

On Tuesday, the singer stepped into a pair of sequined heels to play Lola in Kinky Boots, a role he’ll he’ll take on eight times a week at the Al Herschfeld Theatre in New York City. Dressing up in drag and baring his soul are par for the course these days for Hall, but the singer wasn’t always so comfortable in his skin.

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- Jeff Nelson

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Exclusive: Todrick Hall on His Return to Broadway and How Taylor Swift Helped Him Prepare for ‘Kinky Boots’

1 November 2016 10:27 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Starring in a Broadway production, eight shows a week, is no easy task, let alone having to sing and dance in full drag and sky-high heels.

But Todrick Hall is clearly up for the challenge when he steps into those iconic shoes as Lola in Kinky Boots on Broadway beginning Tuesday -- a role first made famous by Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor in the 2005 British film and later by Billy Porter, who won a Tony Award for his turn as a drag queen who helps a struggling factory owner by creating a line of sturdy stilettos.

It’s the gig of a lifetime for Hall, who got his start on the Great White Way before moving to Los Angeles to pursue YouTube.

Watch: Go Behind the Scenes of Todrick’s ‘Steak and Eggs’ Video

“I’m the most nervous I’ve ever been,” Hall admits to Et. “I never dreamed that I would come to New York »

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AwesomenessTV Signs Todrick Hall, Mikey Murphy, Violet ‘Daddy Issues’ Benson, Others

27 September 2016 7:29 AM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

AwesomenessTV, the Gen Z-leaning digital media brand and multi-channel network, has added a host of new names to its talent arsenal. With these latest signings, the company says, it will add a total of 3.7 million subscribers to the Atv Network -- the name of its McN division.

First up are Todrick Hall and Mikey Murphy -- two bold-faced creators with 2.3 million and 900,000 YouTube subscribers respectively. Hall, who is currently working with AwesomenessTV on a documentary about the national tour of Straight Outta Oz -- his latest The Wizard Of Oz-inspired visual album -- also recently announced that he would he hitting Broadway in November to star in the acclaimed musical Kinky Boots. Murphy, an aspiring filmmaker, most recently co-starred in Lionsgate’s Dirty 30, a feature comedy headlined by YouTube’s ‘Holy Trinity’.

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Todrick Hall Joins the Judges Table on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

25 August 2016 2:45 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

For the second time in herstory, RuPaul's Drag Race is running an all-star season, bringing back 10 of the most popular non-winners from previous seasons for another chance at the crown. While the show will have big changes - including the dissolution of the widely-criticized team competition that plagued the first All Stars season - none are as welcome as new permanent judge Todrick Hall. The 31-year-old YouTube sensation is joining the panel alongside Carson Kressley, Michelle Visage and RuPaul herself. In addition to an exclusive sneak peek at Hall's introduction along guest judge Raven-Symoné, People has the exclusive sneak peek at Hall on Thursday's premiere! »

- Dave Quinn, @NineDaves

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Todrick Hall Joins the Judges Table on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

25 August 2016 2:45 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

For the second time in herstory, RuPaul's Drag Race is running an all-star season, bringing back 10 of the most popular non-winners from previous seasons for another chance at the crown. While the show will have big changes - including the dissolution of the widely-criticized team competition that plagued the first All Stars season - none are as welcome as new permanent judge Todrick Hall. The 31-year-old YouTube sensation is joining the panel alongside Carson Kressley, Michelle Visage and RuPaul herself. In addition to an exclusive sneak peek at Hall's introduction along guest judge Raven-Symoné, People has the exclusive sneak peek at Hall on Thursday's premiere! »

- Dave Quinn, @NineDaves

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Todrick Hall Sashaying Back To Broadway For ‘Kinky Boots’ Run This November

22 August 2016 9:03 AM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

This fall, the multi-faceted YouTube star Todrick Hall is sashaying back to Broadway. Hall, whose flagship channel counts more than two million subscribers, and who has starred in his own MTV series, will debut in the Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots on Nov. 1.

The three-year-old show, written by Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, tells the story of a young man who inherits a failing shoe factory from his deceased father, and who teams up with a cabaret performer and drag queen to produce a line of high-heeled boots. Hall will play Lola, the drag performer. “When I was 20 years old, I had the honor of making my Broadway debut in The Color Purple," he wrote. “Since then I have had the opportunity to travel the world, work for my idol Beyoncé, compete on American Idol, star in my own show on MTV, and perform in my own international concert tours...but »

- Geoff Weiss

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Andrea Riseborough, Kim Cattrall Join Agatha Christie’s ‘The Witness for the Prosecution’

15 August 2016 11:25 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“Birdman” and “Bloodline” actress Andrea Riseborough, Kim Cattrall, formerly of “Sex and the City,” and Toby Jones, who was Emmy and BAFTA nominated for playing Alfred Hitchcock in “The Girl,” have joined the cast of Agatha Christie adaptation “The Witness for the Prosecution.”

The two-part drama, adapted by Sarah Phelps, reunites many of the team behind another Christie tale reworked by Phelps, “And Then There Were None,” which was a critical and ratings hit for the BBC last December, with an audience of more than 8 million.

“The Witness for the Prosecution,” adapted from Christie’s 23-page short story of the same title, will be directed by Julian Jarrold (“Kinky Boots,” “The Girl”) and produced by Colin Wratten (“The Musketeers,” “One of Us”).

A+E Networks holds international distribution rights, outside the U.K. and the U.S., and will launch the show at TV market Mipcom in October.

“The Witness for the Prosecution” is a Mammoth Screen and »

- Leo Barraclough

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Maya & Marty (and Eva & Ben): What Were the Best and Worst Sketches?

14 June 2016 8:45 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Maya & Marty (and Kenan, whose name really should be in the title) welcomed special guests Eva Longoria and Ben Stiller to Studio 6A this week for another round of primetime tomfoolery.

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Rudolph and Short were also joined by Nick Jonas (Kingdom), Kevin Hart (Central Intelligence), John Cena (American Grit) and Jimmy Fallon, all of whom were game for segments involving hunky first-responders, pesky entertainment reporters and singing restaurant staffers.

In response to buzz surrounding the more melodic moments of Episodes 1 and 2 (including Rudolph’s duets with Miley Cyrus and Tina Fey, »

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Movies & TV Shows Leaving Netflix: June 2016

23 May 2016 9:48 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

No big plans for Memorial Day? Then get busy watching these Netflix titles before they vanish in June. Among the great films leaving Netflix streaming are Disney '90s classics "Mulan," "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "Hercules" (don't worry, you'll see more from Disney on Netflix Very Soon).

And say goodbye to comedies "About a Boy," "Bridget Jones's Diary," "Wayne's World," and "Groundhog Day."

Also leaving: Harrison Ford as Jack Ryan in "Clear and Present Danger," horror film "The Others," the Robert Rodriguez "aliens take over a high school" flick "The Faculty," and tearjerker "Ghost."

Here's the complete list of titles leaving Netflix in June 2016. As always, all titles and dates are subject to change.

Leaving June 1

"A Wrinkle in Time" (2003)

"About a Boy" (2002)

"Bounce" (2000)

"Bridget Jones's Diary" (2001)

"The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury" (2004)

"Clear and Present Danger" (1994)

"Click" (2006)

"Darkman" (1990)

"Disney Animation Collection: Vol. 5: Wind in the Willows

"Dude, »

- Sharon Knolle

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Last Call! All the Movies Leaving Netflix in June

23 May 2016 8:40 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Hopefully you got a chance to watch the movies that left Netflix in May, because now there's a whole new crop leaving the streaming service. Great movies like The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and Bridget Jones's Diary are disappearing, along with several TV seasons. Don't be the one who logs onto your account next month all ready to finally watch Wayne's World and find that it's gone! Take a look, and make sure you catch all the new movies hitting Netflix in June, as well. Expiring June 1 A Wrinkle in Time About a Boy Bounce Bridget Jones's Diary The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury Clear and Present Danger Click Darkman Disney Animation Collection: Vol. 5: Wind in the Willows Dude, Where's My Car? Duplex Elias: Rescue Team Adventures, season one The Faculty Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog Ghost Groundhog Day Hamlet Hercules In the Bedroom Jersey »

- Maggie Pehanick

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Why Cyndi Lauper Took Her Unusual Detour to Country

6 May 2016 5:40 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Back in 1990, Cyndi Lauper was working with alt-country singer k.d. lang, when lang noticed a little something unexpected in the vocal stylings of the pop icon. "Oooh, there's a little country in you," lang told her at the time. And, says Lauper, "I knew she was right!" Maybe it took an iconoclast like lang to detect the twang in the girl from Queens, New York, but for Lauper it was never far from the surface. Though she became inextricably linked to the flame-haired, pop punk persona on her 1983 debut, She's So Unusual, the "Girls Just Want to Have Fun »

- Eileen Finan

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