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Gal Gadot: Joss Whedon ‘Threatened My Career’ During ‘Justice League’ Shoot

Gal Gadot: Joss Whedon ‘Threatened My Career’ During ‘Justice League’ Shoot
Wonder Woman” star joins Ray Fisher and “Buffy” alums who have spoken out against the director

Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot expands on previous reports of director Joss Whedon’s alleged abusive behavior on the set of “Justice League,” saying in a new interview, “he threatened my career.”

The new remarks came in a sit-down with Israeli news station N12, where she was asked about a statement she gave in April confirming that she “had issues” with Whedon when he was brought on to complete filming of “Justice League” in 2017 after original director Zack Snyder left the production following the death of his daughter.

“I had my issues with Joss and I handled it. He threatened my career and said that if I do something he will make sure my career is miserable and I took care of it on the spot,” Gadot said.

In an interview we aired tonight
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Seth Rogen Has “No Plans” to Work With James Franco Following Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Seth Rogen Has “No Plans” to Work With James Franco Following Sexual Misconduct Accusations
Seth Rogen says he has no plans to work with his frequent collaborator James Franco following accusations of sexual misconduct by multiple women.

Rogen made the comments in an interview posted Sunday by the Sunday Times Magazine to promote his new memoir, Yearbook, admitting their friendship has been affected by the accusations.

Rogen and Franco have co-starred in several projects, as early as the short-lived 1999 series Freaks and Geeks and including movies such as Pineapple Express, This Is the End and The Disaster Artist.

In 2018, five women accused Franco of sexual inappropriate or exploitative behavior following his Golden Globes win for best actor in The Disaster Artist. Sarah Tither-Kaplan,...
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Elon Musk Reveals He Has Asperger's on SNL and Also Introduces His Mom

Elon Musk Reveals He Has Asperger's on SNL and Also Introduces His Mom
Elon Musk got personal in his Saturday Night Live debut. On Saturday, May 8, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, one of the richest people in the world, hosted the NBC sketch series for the first time. The South African-born billionnaire brought along his mom, Maye Musk, as did the cast members and musical guest Miley Cyrus, to celebrate Mother's Day. During his monologue, Elon also confirmed a longstanding rumor about himself—that he has Asperger syndrome, or Asperger's, which is often considered a high-functioning form of autism. "Sometimes after I say something, I have to say, 'I mean that.' So people really know that I mean it. That's...
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Scarlett Johansson Urges Industry to ‘Step Back’ From the HFPA

Scarlett Johansson Urges Industry to ‘Step Back’ From the HFPA
Scarlett Johansson has spoken out against the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, urging the industry to “step back” from the organization until it puts more substantial reforms in place.

Amazon Studios has also issued a statement, echoing the recent criticism from Netflix, Time’s Up and others regarding the HFPA’s latest reform plan. The plan, which was approved on Thursday, includes measures to increase the number of people of color in its membership and restrictions on gifts and payment for members’ work on committees.

In a statement to Variety on Saturday, Johansson revealed that she has shied away from HFPA press conferences due to “sexist questions and remarks,” and said that she believes the industry should distance itself from the organization unless further reforms are implemented.

“As an actor promoting a film, one is expected to participate in awards season by attending press conferences as well as awards shows. In the past,
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Gal Gadot Confirms Joss Whedon Threatened Her Career On 'Justice League' Set & Comments On Armie Hammer's Sexual Assault Allegations

Gal Gadot Confirms Joss Whedon Threatened Her Career On 'Justice League' Set & Comments On Armie Hammer's Sexual Assault Allegations
The accusations against Joss Whedon from the cast of “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,â€. “Angel,â€. and “Justice Leagueâ€. have been bubbling for months. Still, another Dceu actor is reaffirming previous allegations that the director threatened an actor’s career during the reshoots on the set of “Justice League.â€.

Read More: Joss Whedon Reportedly Bragged About Threatening Gal Gadot’s Career While On The Set Of ‘Justice League’

Gal Gadot herself spoke about the ordeal while interviewing with Israeli outlet Mako/N12, admitting that Whedon did indeed threaten her career on set.

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Giuliana Rancic Exits E!’s Red Carpet Coverage, Signs Development Deal With NBCUniversal

Giuliana Rancic Exits E!’s Red Carpet Coverage, Signs Development Deal With NBCUniversal
“After 20 fabulous years hosting E!’s red carpet, I have decided to step out of my red carpet heels into a new pair of shoes,” Rancic writes

Giuliana Rancic is leaving her post as host of E!’s red carpet coverage, the cable network’s longtime staple said Friday. Her exit comes a few months after her longtime partner on the carpet, Ryan Seacrest, left the E! gig.

“After 20 fabulous years hosting E!’s red carpet, I have decided to step out of my red carpet heels into a new pair of shoes,” Rancic said in a statement posted to Instagram Friday. “One of my passions is great storytelling and I am thrilled to announce a new development deal with E!’s parent company NBCUniversal where I will be producing and bringing stories to life. ⁣To my E! family, thank you for allowing me to make my red carpet dreams
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Sony Sets Crime Drama ‘Where The Crawdads Sing’ With Daisy Edgar-Jones For Summer 2022 Release

Sony Sets Crime Drama ‘Where The Crawdads Sing’ With Daisy Edgar-Jones For Summer 2022 Release
Do Sony Pictures have something on their hands that none of us know about? Because Sony has dated a non-franchise crime drama for summer 2022: an adaptation of Delia Owens‘ celebrated first novel, “Where the Crawdads Sing,” now scheduled for a June 24, 2022 release. What makes ‘Crawdads’ so special that makes Sony bullish enough to take on Paramount Pictures’ untitled “Transformers” project starring Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback?

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Lala Kent Admits She Was "Ripped" at Sur When She Mixed Up Avril Lavigne and Adam Levine

Lala Kent Admits She Was
Adam Levine and Avril Lavigne have names that sound very similar, but this doesn't mean restaurant managers will empathize if you confuse the two.  Lala Kent was a Watch What Happens Live guest on Monday, May 10, where host Andy Cohen asked for the biggest-name celebrity she ever sat. Lala revealed it was Avril, although she didn't initially know it was Avril.  "I sat Avril Lavigne when she was dating the guy from Nickelback [Chad Kroeger], and they called and made a reservation, and I thought they said 'Adam Levine,'" Lala shared about the Maroon 5 frontman. "So when Avril walked in, I told her she had to wait for a table because I was expecting Adam, and I got ripped for...
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Rhoa's Porsha Williams Confirms Romance With Simon Guobadia, Her Co-Star's Ex-Husband

Rhoa's Porsha Williams Confirms Romance With Simon Guobadia, Her Co-Star's Ex-Husband
This newest development in the lives of The Real Housewives of Atlanta's stars has fans wondering how soon the next season can get here.  On Monday, May 10, Porsha Williams took to Instagram to confirm she's in a romantic relationship with Simon Guobadia. As fans of her Bravo show know, Simon and ex Falynn Guobadia appeared on the most recent season of Rhoa, and the pair had publicly announced their parting of ways just last month after two years of marriage. Porsha shared a cuddly photo of herself and Simon enjoying a day out on a boat. In the caption, the 39-year-old Dish Nation host acknowledged that the romance would likely come as a surprise to some, given the...
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John Mayer Says He Cares for Cazzie David a "Great Deal" in Heartfelt Birthday Tribute

John Mayer Says He Cares for Cazzie David a
Among the people giving birthday shout-outs to Cazzie David this year is a certain musician who is saying what he needs to say.  Cazzie, who released her essay collection No One Asked For This in 2020, turned 27 on Monday, May 10. John Mayer has known her for a number of years, and he did his part to join in on the celebration.  John posted a photo to his Instagram Story of Cazzie and a canine pal playing catch in front of a beautiful mountain setting. "Happy birthday @cazziedavid," the 43-year-old "Say" singer captioned the idyllic shot. "I care for you a great deal! Enjoy your special day." Cazzie didn't publicly respond to the message but...
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Below Deck Sailing Yacht's Boat Crash Was More Intense Than We Could've Imagined

Below Deck Sailing Yacht's Boat Crash Was More Intense Than We Could've Imagined
Dock drama. On tonight, May 10's episode of Below Deck Sailing Yacht, the drama that's been teased all season finally occurred. We're, of course, talking about the moment mega-yacht Parsifal III made contact with a docking wall. Yet, the new episode revealed that there were two mishaps involving docking. The initial accident, which occurred towards the latter half of the episode, certainly came out of nowhere. In the moments leading up to the problem, Captain Glenn Shephard noted to first mate Gary King that the wind was blowing 25 knots and advised his deckhand team to ease out one of the lines and place more fenders on the dock. Although some fenders were already in place,...
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Ashley Tisdale Shares Precious First Photos of Baby Girl Jupiter's Face

Ashley Tisdale Shares Precious First Photos of Baby Girl Jupiter's Face
Ashley Tisdale is one proud momma! The former Disney Channel star celebrated her first Mother's Day on Sunday, May 9, with a heartwarming tribute to her baby girl, Jupiter Iris, who she and her husband, Christopher French, welcomed back in March. "This little lady made me a momma," the High School Musical actress began her Instagram caption. "I knew @cmfrench and I would have a cute baby but I wasn't expecting how beautiful she would be." The 35-year-old took a moment to honor others celebrating the holiday. "To be a mom You don't know how hard it is until you become one. Mothers you are truly goddesses and single moms you are my...
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Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Welcome Baby No. 3: Find Out Her Unique Name

Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Welcome Baby No. 3: Find Out Her Unique Name
Alexa and Carlos PenaVega are getting ready for so many sleepovers with the newest addition to their family.  Both stars took to their personal Instagram accounts on Monday, May 10 to announce the birth of daughter Rio by sharing the same precious photo of the couple holding the newborn's hand. In their message, the Hawaii-based pair, who also share sons Ocean, 4, and Kingston, 22 months, explained that their baby girl arrived sooner than expected and is currently resting in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (Nicu). "So.. we've been Mia these last few days," the 32-year-old Sleepover actress captioned her post. "Let's just say we learned once again that God is always in...
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Seth Rogen's "Bizarre" Meeting With Tom Cruise Included Him Peeing in a Snapple Bottle

Seth Rogen's
This is the end of Seth Rogen's dignity...  The Long Shot star opened up to Howard Stern about his "odd" encounter with Tom Cruise in the mid-2000s. As Seth told the host on Monday, May 10, Tom made a "tempting" pitch about Scientology and even acquired some "blackmail" material of Seth peeing into a Snapple bottle. And no, this article isn't a Mad Libs.  Seth, 39, elaborated on the entire "bizarre" story, after writing about the experience in his upcoming book of essays, Yearbook, out May 11. It began nearly 15 years ago with an invitation to go over to Tom's house, along with comedy producer Judd Apatow, to talk...
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James Van Der Beek And Wife Kimberly On How They’re Healing After 2 Life-Threatening Miscarriages (Exclusive)

James Van Der Beek And Wife Kimberly On How They’re Healing After 2 Life-Threatening Miscarriages (Exclusive)
James Van Der Beek and his wife, Kimberly, are opening up about their healing process following a series of tragic miscarriages, including two that were life-threatening and occurred within seven months. While speaking to Et via Zoom, the Van Der Beeks recounted the tumultuous events and how they’ve been trying to move on past heartbreak as a family. James and
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Ashley Cain Honors Late Daughter Azaylia as She Turns 9 Months Old "in Heaven"

Ashley Cain is honoring his late daughter, Azaylia Diamond, on a very meaningful day. The Challenge star took to Instagram to share that his baby girl would've turned 9 months old today, May 10. To mark the special occasion, the reality TV personality posted a heartwarming video of himself with his little one, which captured the two sharing a sweet moment together. In the short clip, the proud dad cheered, "Let's get 'em, champ!" while Azaylia smiled and mimicked Ashely's hand movements. Throughout the video, the MTV star also gave his baby girl big bear hugs. "Today Azaylia turned 9 months old in heaven," the 30-year-old soccer...
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Mare of Easttown Revealed Katie Bailey's Fate & We're Desperate for More Answers

Mare of Easttown Revealed Katie Bailey's Fate & We're Desperate for More Answers
Warning: This article features spoilers for episode four of Mare of Easttown. Katie Bailey (Caitlin Houlahan) is missing, not dead. On Sunday, May 9's episode of Mare of Easttown, viewers learned the fate of Dawn Bailey's (Enid Graham) daughter, who has been missing and presumed dead since the start of the season. However, as the latest episode made clear, Katie is very much alive and being held by a man in a makeshift prison connected to Bennie's Tavern. The revelation came about after another girl, named Missy (Sasha Frolova), was attacked, taken by the undisclosed kidnapper and locked in a cell. At first, it seemed as though Missy was alone, but Katie soon revealed...
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Twerking and Tearjerkers: Inside the Xscape and Swv Mother's Day Verzuz Battle

Twerking and Tearjerkers: Inside the Xscape and Swv Mother's Day Verzuz Battle
Fans dug out their oversized overalls, Doc Marten boots and pitch-black sunglasses. And, of course, busted out their best dance moves for the latest Verzuz battle, which featured '90s R&b girl groups Xscape and Swv. Both groups gathered in Atlanta for the annual Mother's Day 2021 edition of Verzuz, a tradition that began last year with neo-soul queens Erykah Badu and Jill Scott. The ladies of Xscape—Kandi Burruss, Tameka "Tiny" Harris, Latocha Scott and Tamika Scott—hail from Atlanta and were discovered in 1993 by mega producer Jermaine Dupri, who immediately signed them as the first act on his newly formed label So So Def. Meanwhile, Swv (a.k.a Sisters with Voices), is comprised...
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Here's What Nick Jonas Really Thinks of Fans Having Sex to His Music

Here's What Nick Jonas Really Thinks of Fans Having Sex to His Music
Nick Jonas is a "sucker" for some hot music. Whether rocking out with the Jonas Brothers or working on solo projects, the 28-year-old singer knows his songs can turn up the heat. And, his latest album titled Spaceman is no exception as parts of the disc are, shall we say, sex-focused. In a new interview with GQ Hype, Nick was asked if he realizes that some fans listen to his music while making love. His answer may surprise you. "I think it's flattering," he shared with the publication. "It's important to have a good playlist and I certainly have mine. I wouldn't include my own music on that playlist though." Perhaps a little off-putting? "It is,"...
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The Bridgerton Books, Ranked By How Badly We Want to See Them Happen On Screen

The Bridgerton Books, Ranked By How Badly We Want to See Them Happen On Screen
Season two of Bridgerton may only be in the early stages of production, but it's never too early to dream. It's also never too early to binge-read all eight books and begin casting future seasons in our heads, which is what you can bet we've been doing lately. And let us tell you, it's been a joy. The books are easy and delightful reads, with all the possible romance tropes you either already love or don't yet know you love, and it only has us more excited for upcoming seasons than we already were, Regé-Jean Page or no Regé-Jean Page.  So far, the show has been renewed through season four at least. If it sticks to the original plan, that means we'll get one main...
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