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Everything That's Happened Since Jesse Williams and Aryn Drake-Lee Split

Everything That's Happened Since Jesse Williams and Aryn Drake-Lee Split
Jesse Williams split from his wife of nearly five years, real estate broker Aryn Drake-Lee, back in April 2017. While we still don't know what exactly went wrong, the two have been in an intense custody battle over their children, Maceo, 2, and Sadie, 4, ever since. Keep reading for a look at everything that's happened since Jesse and Aryn called it quits.

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The Grey's Anatomy actor split from Aryn after nearly five years of marriage. According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Jesse was the one who filed the divorce petition and requested legal and physical custody of Maceo and Sadie. He also checked the box asking the court to deny Aryn any spousal support, and they instead worked it out in mediation.

June 21, 2017: Things Start to Get Ugly

In court documents obtained by Us Weekly,
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Will Ferrell joins Netflix for a comedy movie based around the Eurovision Song Contest

Will Ferrell is set to become the latest A-list comedy actor to lead a Netflix feature film, having signed on to star in Eurovision for the streaming service.

Ferrell will also write the movie, based around the Eurovision Song Contest, with fellow Saturday Night Live alum Andrew Steele. His regular collaborator Adam McKay is on board as an executive producer.

Deadline broke the news of the movie, which they speculate might be a deliberate attempt to appeal to an audience outside of the USA. It is obviously those in Europe who will be more familiar with the eponymous competition.

Ferrell’s move to Netflix puts him into the same area as the likes of Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, who have found the streaming service to be a lucrative home for their work.

R-rated comedies in Hollywood have struggled for box office dollars in recent years, so it’s understandable
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Leslie Jones Breaks Down the Differences in Playing Condoleezza Rice, Omarosa and Herself on ‘SNL’

Leslie Jones Breaks Down the Differences in Playing Condoleezza Rice, Omarosa and Herself on ‘SNL’
Leslie Jones does not consider herself a comedienne who does impressions. In fact, when Chris Rock first called her to tell her he got her an audition for “Saturday Night Live,” she says her response was “What the f— did you do that for!?” because dressing up like other people was just never something she did.

“I’m myself, and myself is f—ing funny enough,” she tells Variety.

Still, taking the job on NBC’s late night sketch comedy series has required her to try on a whole bunch of different characters, from the fictional (such as Shondra of
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Marc Maron: ‘I’m familiar with coke, anger, bullying, selfishness’

The Glow star and hit podcaster talks drugs, divorces and his ‘horrible’ feud with Jon Stewart

The night before I meet Marc Maron, I go to his standup show in London. These days Maron is best known for his hugely popular podcast, Wtf with Marc Maron, which he started in 2009, and on which he has interviewed everyone from Barack Obama to Keith Richards and Chris Rock. He conducts most of the interviews from his garage in La, and they are almost always revealing and always entertaining. In 2010, Robin Williams talked about his depression and addictions, four years before he killed himself. Obama talked about the racism and African American stereotypes that shaped his sense of self. Wtf now gets 7m downloads a month.

But in the 90s, when I first discovered him, Maron was not known for his empathetic dialogues; rather, he was seen as an aggressive monologuer. Back then,
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Doc Corner: 'Nanette' Will Be a Defining Work of 2018

Rarely do stand-up comedy sets gain the sort of immediate notoriety that has greeted Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette. The comedian, writer and some-time actor who is probably best known to American audiences for Please Like Me (at least the few who actually watched it) has become a rare Australian exclusive for Netflix who are releasing Nanette alongside an ever-growing roster of stand-up comedy. It would be easy for this one to slide between the cracks of the streaming service’s much larger names. Who is Gadsby to non-Australian audiences anyway and why should they watch her? What about Nanette means it deserves to cut through the chaos especially when she comes across as so hostile towards the medium itself?

Well, for starters, to call Nanette a mere stand-up comedy special would be to do it a great disservice. As funny as it is, it isn’t the sort of work
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Chris Rock to Obamas: "Make Your Money," but Not on Netflix

Barack and Michelle Obama's new deal to produce for Netflix has at least one longtime supporter a tad perturbed.

"I don't want to live in a world where President Obama is worried about his Rotten Tomatoes score," says Chris Rock, who two years ago signed a reported $40 million deal with the streamer for a pair of stand-up specials and who recently starred opposite Adam Sandler in the Netflix film The Week Of.

"I want him above that at all times. Make your money, but I don't want [him] to be involved with that."...
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Khloé Kardashian Jams to Taylor Swift the Day After Kanye's Album Release — Is She Mad He Dissed Tristan?

Do we sense some shade? Kanye West released his new album Ye on May 31 with lots of fanfare: a massive party in Wyoming hosted by Chris Rock! While it seems like none of the sisters made it to the last-minute party, they've at least been supportive. Kourtney Kardashian even admitted she's already listened to it three times today! However, Khloé Kardashian was blasting something else during her workout... Kanye's arch-enemy Taylor Swift! So is it just a coincidence, or is she shading her brother-in-law? Watch the video above to decide for yourself! So why would Khloé be mad at Kanye? It could be because he included a line about her beau Tristan Thompson in his new album. "All these thots on Christian Mingle, that’s what almost got Tristan single. If you don’t ball like him or Kobe, guarantee that b---h gon’ leave you.” Basically, the lyric makes it
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Kanye West Name Drops Stormy Daniels (and Not His Bff Donald Trump) on New Album

We wonder if Donald Trump is currently listening to Kanye West's new album — where he casually name drops his former mistress Stormy Daniels. The Potus is not mentioned in any of the seven new tracks on Ye but the rapper did call out the famous porn star in his new song "All Mine." "If I pull up with a Kerry Washington, that’s gon’ be an enormous scandal / I could have Naomi Campbell and still might want me a Stormy Daniels," he rapped, seemingly alluding to Chris Rock, who was at the intimate listening party in Wyoming, cheating on his wife Malaak Compton-Rock with the Scandal actress. He also made light of his "slavery is a choice" statement on the track "Butterfly Energy, not to be confused with dragon energy, adding, "I said, 'Slavery a choice.' They say, 'How 'Ye?' / Just imagine if they caught me on a wild day.
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Kanye West Raps About Kim Kardashian Almost Leaving Him on New Album

Yeezy, Yeezy how you do it huh? Kanye West debuted his new album Ye last night — and despite his recent string of controversial statements, the rapper managed to get a huge turnout. Kanye invited some of the biggest names in hip-hop and Hollywood, including Chris Rock, Pusha T, and Jonah Hill, to his intimate listening party in Wyoming to listen to his seven new tracks. In his new songs, Kanye addressed everything from his "slavery is a choice" remarks to Tristan Thompson's cheating scandal — but it's what he revealed about his relationship with wife Kim Kardashian that had listeners buzzing. On one track, the 40-year-old musician confessed that the Kuwtk star was this close to walking out on him. A post shared by Def Jam Recordings (@defjamrecords) on May 31, 2018 at 7:50pm Pdt "Wife calling screaming saying we’re about to lose it all I had to calm her
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Pusha T Gets Mad Props for Drake Diss at Kanye Album Release

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Kanye was the man of the hour in Wyoming Thursday night -- but Pusha T was a close second -- with fans, celebs and rappers praising him for his Drake diss track. King Push joined the likes of Kim Kardashian West, Chris Rock, Kid Cudi, FabolousScott DisickDesiigner, Nas, Big Sean, former manager Scooter BraunDame Dash and more at Diamond Cross Ranch in Wyoming Thursday. Push could barely walk 5 feet without someone stopping
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Chris Rock Gives Hilarious Intro At Kanye's Wyoming Album Launch

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Chris Rock Gives Hilarious Intro At Kanye's Wyoming Album Launch
Chris Rock gave a ridiculously funny intro for Kanye West as the rapper premiered his new album Thursday night in Wyoming. Rock addressed the hundreds of Kanye fans at Diamond Cross Ranch and hit both some humorous and serious points. The comedian stressed the importance of rap -- saying it was the first form of art created by freed black men. The comedian then turned his attention to an alleged encounter he had with a moose ... you just gotta listen,
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Kanye West Raps About Suicide, Murder, Kim Kardashian At Wyoming Album Launch

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Kanye West Raps About Suicide, Murder, Kim Kardashian At Wyoming Album Launch
Kanye West premiered his latest album, "Ye," to a couple hundred lucky fans by a campfire Thursday night in Wyoming ... and his lyrics ranged from thoughts of suicide, his wife Kim Kardashian West, and success. Kanye's opening track featured verses discussing thoughts of suicide and murder. Fans hung on every word during the solemn track. He played all 7 songs from the new project on repeat while other celebs, including, Kim, Scott Disick, Pusha T, 2 Chainz,
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Hollywood Flocks to Wyoming for Kanye West's Secret Album Listening Party

Hollywood Flocks to Wyoming for Kanye West's Secret Album Listening Party
Kanye West is officially back with new music.  The rapper drops his eighth studio album on Friday, and to celebrate he invited an exclusive group of celebrities, reporters and music industry types to Jackson Hole, Wyoming for a private listening party. Kim Kardashian, Scott DisickChris RockJonah Hill, Scooter Braun and more were among the familiar faces spotted by fellow attendees. Others who documented their getaway to the mountainous state on Thursday evening included Nas, FabolousKid Cudi2 Chainz, Ty Dolla Sign, Pusha TDesiigner, Scooter Braun and Teyana Taylor.  According to TMZ, the last-minute soiree was held at a ranch...
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Cultureshock: New A&E Docuseries Explores Modern Cultural Events

Are you a big pop culture fan? Recently, A&E announced their new TV show Cultureshock will debut in June.The docuseries "takes an in-depth look at the untold stories behind watershed moments in pop culture that have had a lasting impact on our society." Season one will cover Michael Jackson's final days, The Osbournes TV show, Freaks and Geeks, reality television, and Chris Rock's Bring the Pain comedy special.Read More…
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Steve Martin and Martin Short's Netflix Special Is Showbiz Comfort Food

Steve Martin and Martin Short's Netflix Special Is Showbiz Comfort Food
Amidst the jokes, quips, groaners and yuks that comprise Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life, one of the best moments of the duo's Netflix special involves a total screw-up. At the five-minute mark, as longtime pals Steve Martin and Martin Short are running through their polished back-and-forth barbs, Martin, who turns 73 this summer, muffs the name of the city where they're performing. (For the record, it's Greenville, South Carolina. But Martin's mouth morphs it into "Grinville.") As the comedian
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TV News Roundup: Jamie Foxx Returns to Host Bet Awards

TV News Roundup: Jamie Foxx Returns to Host Bet Awards
In today’s roundup, Jamie Foxx will once again host the Bet Awards and HBO renews “Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas.”

Casting

USA Network announced Elisha Henig will join the second season of “The Sinner” as a series regular. Henig will play Julian, described as a bright but peculiar young boy on the brink of adolescence who is from a sheltered, unconventional background and is now thrust into the outside world.

Renewals

Nickelodeon has renewed the shows “Paw Patrol,” “Blaze and the Monster Machines,” “Rusty Rivets,” and “Top Wing.” The renewals are part of the network’s largest preschool content
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Tina Fey's SNL Monologue Is So Full of Celebrity Cameos, We're Seeing Stars

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Tina Fey's SNL Monologue Is So Full of Celebrity Cameos, We're Seeing Stars
Welcome home, Tina Fey! It's been 20 years since the 48-year-old comedian started at Saturday Night Live, and on May 19, she hosted the show for the sixth time. The show's season finale also happened to fall close to Tina's birthday, May 18, and she was allowed to do "whatever she wanted" for her monologue. So she decided to take some totally random, absolutely unplanned, definitely not planted questions from the audience.

The questions casually came from audience members such as Jerry Seinfeld, Benedict Cumberbatch, Anne Hathaway, Chris Rock, Fred Armisen, Robert De Niro, and Donald Glover. Plus, an old friend came out to wish Tina a happy birthday on stage at the very end. Watch the star-studded Q&A above, and then be sure to check out SNL's hilarious royal afterparty from the same episode.
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How did Kelly Clarkson do as host of Billboard Music Awards? Was she a ‘strong bad-ass chick with classic confidence’? [Poll]

How did Kelly Clarkson do as host of Billboard Music Awards? Was she a ‘strong bad-ass chick with classic confidence’? [Poll]
How did Kelly Clarkson do as host of the 2018 Billboard Music Awards? Was she a “strong bad-ass chick with classic confidence,” as she sang in her performance of “Whole Lotta Woman”? Scroll down to watch part of Clarkson’s opening medley of Billboard-nominated hits and then vote in our poll at the bottom of this post.

Clarkson opened the show on a somber note by paying tribute to the victims of the most recent school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. Though she was asked to lead the audience in a moment of silence, she rejected that in favor of a call to political action to end senseless gun violence in the United States.

After that emotional intro, however, Clarkson brought a celebratory flair to the proceedings. She opened with a monologue in which she apologized for not being a comedian like Amy Schumer or Chris Rock, but then she
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Tina Fey’s ‘SNL’ Monologue Features Cameos by Jerry Seinfeld, Anne Hathaway, Benedict Cumberbatch, and More — Watch

Tina Fey’s ‘SNL’ Monologue Features Cameos by Jerry Seinfeld, Anne Hathaway, Benedict Cumberbatch, and More — Watch
Does “Saturday Night Live” feature too many celebrity cameos these days? That was the question at the heart of Tina Fey’s monologue last night, which happened to feature cameos from Jerry Seinfeld, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Rock, Anne Hathaway, Fred Armisen, Donald Glover, and Robert De Niro. As you might imagine, it was a lively conversation.

Seinfeld shows up first, as Fey decided to allow audience members to ask questions and he’s the first to raise his hand. “Do you think the show has too many celebrity cameos these days, because I’m worried the cast isn’t getting a chance to grow,” he says. Fey agrees, and for a moment it appears as though her next question will be from current cast member Beck Bennett — but then she reveals she was actually calling on the person behind him, Benedict Cumberbatch.

Then come Chris Rock, Robert De Niro (who
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SNL Finale Highlights: Tina Fey Spoofs Mean Girls Musical, Royal Wedding

SNL Finale Highlights: Tina Fey Spoofs Mean Girls Musical, Royal Wedding
Despite a valiant effort from returning host Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live‘s 43rd season went out with (mostly) a whimper.

Following a lackluster (and dated!) Sopranos-themed cold open, SNL rebounded with Fey’s star-studded monologue, which featured cameos by Jerry Seinfeld, Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Donald Glover, Chris Rock, Benedict Cumberbatch, Fred Armisen and Tracy Morgan. The sharp, resonant bit poked fun at the show’s preference for using big-name guest stars instead of its own cast members.

Weirdly, the underwhelming episode picked up steam in the last half-hour…

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Fey reprised her role as the former VP candidate,
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