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Danny Aiello, ‘Do the Right Thing’ and ‘Moonstruck’ Actor, Dies at 86

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Danny Aiello, ‘Do the Right Thing’ and ‘Moonstruck’ Actor, Dies at 86
Danny Aiello, a character actor best known for his work in such films as “Do the Right Thing” and “Moonstruck,” died on Thursday night in New Jersey. He was 86.

Aiello’s literary agent Jennifer De Chiara confirmed his death to Variety.

“It is with profound sorrow to report that Danny Aiello, beloved husband, father, grandfather, actor and musician passed away last night after a brief illness,” his family said in a statement. “The family asks for privacy at this time. Service arrangements will be announced at a later date.”

Aiello worked steadily in films starting in the mid-1970s, often playing cops, mobsters and other New York tough guys. He earned a supporting actor Oscar nomination for his role as a pizza parlor owner caught up in racial tensions and a changing neighborhood in Brooklyn in Spike Lee’s 1989 hit “Do the Right Thing.” He earned praise for his work in 1987’s “Moonstruck,
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Liam Hemsworth Gives Superfan the Surprise of a Lifetime on Her Wedding Day

Liam Hemsworth Gives Superfan the Surprise of a Lifetime on Her Wedding Day
Liam Hemsworth gave one fan the surprise of a lifetime when he bumped into her on her wedding day! The Hunger Games actor was enjoying a day out with a friend in Australia's Gold Coast on Wednesday when he found himself in the middle of a wedding celebration. Couple Katie and Shane had just said "I do" when they stopped into Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Life Saving Club for a drink. That's when they spotted Hemsworth sitting at a table with a male friend. "My wedding couple Katie and Shane came all the way from the UK to get married on the beautiful Gold Coast, Australia. Little did they know they would run into one of Katie's idols Liam Hemsworth," the...
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James Van Der Beek and Wife Kimberley Are "Still in Repair" After Miscarriage

James Van Der Beek and Wife Kimberley Are
They're find a way to heal.  In November, James Van Der Beek announced on Dancing With the Stars that his wife Kimberly Van Der Beek had suffered a miscarriage. The actor was in the middle of competing for the semi-finals on the show went the couple went through their heartbreaking loss.  "My wife Kimberly and I went through every expectant parent's worst nightmare. We lost the baby," he shared. "The little soul that we had expected to welcome into our family took a shortcut to whatever lies beyond. You never know why these things happen. It's what I've been telling my kids. All you know is that it brings you closer together." Since sharing the unfortunate news with...
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Juice Wrld Honored During Private Funeral 5 Days After Death

Juice Wrld Honored During Private Funeral 5 Days After Death
Juice Wrld's loved ones are bidding farewell. On Friday afternoon, the rapper's friends and family gathered in Harvey, Illinois to say goodbye to the rapper, whose real name is Jarad Anthony Higgins, for the final time. According to a funeral program obtained and published by TMZ, Juice Wrld's loved ones paid their respects at an open casket funeral at a church just south of Chicago, where the rapper overdosed just days ago.  During the service, his siblings and grandmother gave eulogies honoring his memory. People in attendance included his friends, record executives from Interscope and other rappers.  In a statement, Juice Wrld's mother told TMZ she hopes her son's death...
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Kristen Doute Reveals the Greatest Lesson From Her Vanderpump Rules Breakups

Kristen Doute Reveals the Greatest Lesson From Her Vanderpump Rules Breakups
No matter how crazy dating gets, Kristen Doute isn't giving up. Throughout her time on Vanderpump Rules, the Bravo star has been an open book when it comes to her romantic life. In fact, viewers have had a front-row seat to her breakups with Tom Sandoval and Brian Carter. Through all the fights and tears, Kristen has learned a valuable lesson along the way. "The lesson I've learned through all these guys is I didn't have enough self-love. That's the journey I'm on right now," she shared with E! News' Justin Sylvester and Carissa Culiner on Daily Pop. "It's a really cool journey to be on. I thought highly of myself but did I think enough of myself and if I did, I...
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Inside Jamie Foxx's 52nd Birthday Celebrations With Sela Vave

Inside Jamie Foxx's 52nd Birthday Celebrations With Sela Vave
Happy birthday, Jamie Foxx! While the Oscar winner turns 52 today, he started the celebrations earlier this week! Foxx kicked off the festivities on Wednesday night at Warwick Nightclub in Los Angeles, where he was surrounded by his pals, including singer Sela Vave. According to a source, the musical duo arrived together to the celebration just after midnight. "They kept close to one another at the DJ booth alongside DJ Irie, and Foxx couldn't take his eyes off of her all night," the source tells E! News. "At one point in the night, Jamie hopped onto the mic for almost an hour, singing multiple hip hop hits, one in particular being 'Drop It Like It's Hot' by Snoop Dogg." During...
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Go Inside Olivia Culpo's $3.5 Million Los Angeles Home

Go Inside Olivia Culpo's $3.5 Million Los Angeles Home
Congratulations are in order for Olivia Culpo. According to Variety, the 27-year-old celebrity bought a 5,141 square-foot house in Los Angeles this year. It looks like the influencer purchased the home in October.  Of course, it should come as no surprise to her followers that the five-bedroom home is picture perfect. Take the master suite, for instance. The space has pitched ceilings with a beam design, a fireplace and a balcony with panoramic views of the San Fernando Valley. It also has a spa-like master bathroom with two vanities, two walk-in closets and a luxurious tub. The former Miss Universe has plenty of room to entertain, too. The kitchen features custom cabinetry, stainless steel...
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Every Taylor Swift Lyric That Still Hits Us Right in the Feels

Every Taylor Swift Lyric That Still Hits Us Right in the Feels
Happy Birthday, Taylor Swift! The superstar turns 30 on Dec. 13, and we've been celebrating all week by listening to all seven of her best-selling albums, alternating between screaming along (sorry not sorry to our neighbors), dancing, ruminating, wishing Aim was still a thing so we could add lyrics to our away message catalog and crying, such are the five stages of listening to a Taylor album. It was no easy task, but we highlighted 10 lyrics from each of Taylor's albums that still hit us in the feels—whether it's joy, sadness, romantic, nostalgic, angry, happy, etc. She's made us feel them all since her debut album in 2006. So take a deep breath and prepare for an emotional...
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The MixtapE! Presents Harry Styles, Dua Lipa and More New Music Musts

The MixtapE! Presents Harry Styles, Dua Lipa and More New Music Musts
New music Fridays are a thrilling, yet daunting prospect for any music lover. It's essentially a weekly holiday where fan-favorite artists and fresh faces alike drop their latest offerings for all the world to hear, flooding streaming services and digital retailers with an onslaught of aural goodies. But who has the time to sit there and listen to everything before updating their playlists? There's just too much good stuff! As it turns out, we do. Welcome to The MixtapE! By now, you've probably gotten lost in Harry Styles' sublime sophomore studio album Fine Line—including the Camille Rowe-featuring breakup track...
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Jennifer Lopez's Mom Proves Serious Dance Moves Run in the Family

Jennifer Lopez's Mom Proves Serious Dance Moves Run in the Family
She got it from her mama!  It's no secret that Jennifer Lopez is one of the best dancers in the game, but who knew that her mom Guadalupe Rodríguez could also bust a move. The musician posted a video to her mother celebrating her birthday, and in the process showed the world that her dance moves are all a part of her good genes.  "People ask me where I get my energy from, my drive, my dance moves lol...well now you know...Guadalupe... my mommy... for as long back as I can remember, I can see her dancing, laughing and lighting up every room she was in," Jennifer captioned the pic of the two dancing together. "She is the definition of youthful and timeless at every age... she loved...
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90 Day Fiancé Apartment Hunting Ends With a Twist for Robert and Anny

Anny came to the United States—and 90 Day Fiancé—from the Dominican Republic to marry Robert, a man she had only spent a few hours with in person before getting engaged. Now she's in the United States and getting a harsh lesson in the business of apartments. In the exclusive sneak peek above, Robert and Anny find an apartment that ticks off all their wants and needs. There's a second bedroom so Bryson can have his own room, there are two bathrooms and the cherry on top: lots of closet space for Anny to fill with new clothes (just not clothes from the goodwill shop). "This space is beautiful," Robert says. "And she loves it." Anny says she pictures herself relaxing,...
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Bachelor Nation's Jade Roper "Feels Like a Failure" After Baby's "Weight Gain"

Jade Roper is opening up. On Friday, The Bachelor alum shared a candid post with fans regarding her and Tanner Tolbert's son Brooks, who she welcomed in July with an unexpected home birth. In it, the new mom, revealed that she and Tanner recently discovered that their little bundle of joy is allergic to dairy and soy, which has made it difficult for their 4-month-old to properly absorb the nutrients he needs. "Our feeding journey with Brooks has been a really hard one," Jade's post began, which features an adorable picture of her snuggling her bear onesie clad baby boy. "We've dealt with dairy and soy allergies that left him crying for...
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Yes, Rebel Wilson Sniffed This Cats Co-Star's Butt

Yes, Rebel Wilson Sniffed This Cats Co-Star's Butt
The cast of Cats took their jobs very seriously. In an interview with E! News, Rebel Wilson and Robbie Fairchild revealed some of the hilarious antics the actors got into on set of the movie musical, one of them being a moment that perhaps got a bit too animalistic. When asked if she ever, in a moment of method acting, sniffed the butts of her cast mates, Wilson revealed, "I did. I sniffed Sir Ian McKellen's butt." Yes, you read that correctly. Rebel Wilson smelled Sir Ian McKellen's butt. As she continued, "Didn't smell that bad. I mean, that goes in my memoir, don't you reckon?" All kidding aside, Wilson told E! News that working on the film was "a...
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Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington Stare Dramatically In Little Fires Everywhere Teaser

Another day, another incredible Reese Witherspoon team-up.  Hulu just released a teaser for Little Fires Everywhere, the upcoming miniseries starring Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, and it consists almost entirely of Witherspoon and Washington exchanging dramatic looks. That's actually exactly what we asked for this holiday season, so we're beyond thrilled.  Little Fires Everywhere is based on the 2017 book of the same name by Celeste Ng and tells the story of "the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic daughter who upend their lives."  It's set in the late 90s and will explore how much damage secrets can do, what it really means to be a mother, and "the...
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20+ Holiday Gifts That Give Back 2019

We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Tl:dr: Most Popular Items on This List • Ivory Ella Splatter Tie Dye Puffer • Mac Viva Glam Lipstick • Two Blind Brothers Love Is Blind Necklace 'Tis the season to be giving. And while half the fun of gift-hunting is finding the perfect present, it feels even better to buy products that give back. Whether it's helping the homeless, empowering others, or planting trees, there are gifts that benefit whatever charity you'd like to support. From Toms and Tatcha to Feed, Farm...
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Cher Mourns Her Moonstruck Costar Danny Aiello's Death: 'We Laughed So Much'

Cher Mourns Her Moonstruck Costar Danny Aiello's Death: 'We Laughed So Much'
Cher is mourning the loss of Danny Aiello.

The singer, 73, shared her condolences on Twitter Friday following the news that Aiello, who starred with her in the 1987 film Moonstruck, had died on Thursday. He was 86.

The two played newly engaged couple Loretta Castorini and Johnny Cammareri. When Johnny leaves for Italy to visit his dying mother, he asks Loretta to visit his estranged brother Ronny (Nicolas Cage) to tell them of their engagement. When she does, Loretta finds herself falling for Ronny despite being engaged to Johnny.

“Goodbye Dear #DannyAiello Danny was a Great Actor, But a Genius Comedic Actor.
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Relive Harry Styles' Star-Studded Dating History, From Taylor Swift to Kendall Jenner

Relive Harry Styles' Star-Studded Dating History, From Taylor Swift to Kendall Jenner
A list of Harry Styles' exes reads like a Who's Who of the most beautiful women in entertainment. The 25-year-old pop singer rose to fame almost a decade ago with One Direction, making him an international heartthrob. And some famous ladies took notice. Styles has been romantically linked to the likes of Taylor Swift, Kendall Jenner, and a slew of Victoria's Secret models. Swift, his most famous ex, has even written songs about Styles—as well as other former beaus—while he has reportedly returned the "favor." And Styles has remained friends with some of his former flames and rumored flames. Just this week, he and...
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Michael B. Jordan Seemingly Confirms Snoh Aalegra Romance With Steamy "Whoa" Music Video

Michael B. Jordan Seemingly Confirms Snoh Aalegra Romance With Steamy
Things are heating up...maybe?  Michael B. Jordan is one of the most eligible bachelors in Hollywood, or at least he was. The actor has sparked dating rumors over the last few months with many believing that he has begun a new relationship with musician Snoh Aalegra. The two haven't posted anything or shared any details of their supposed courtship, however, Snoh's latest music video for her song "Whoa" paints a very romantic picture of the two.  Michael stars in the video, and let's just say, things get a little steamy for the pair onscreen. Over the years, Michael has shot down rumors of romances with many leading ladies, and has been linked to a few famous faces. In early 2018 the actor...
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Colin Firth and His Wife of 22 Years Split Almost 2 Years After Affair and Stalking Scandal

Colin Firth and His Wife of 22 Years Split Almost 2 Years After Affair and Stalking Scandal
Colin Firth and his wife Livia Firth have split, People can confirm.

“Colin and Livia Firth have separated. They maintain a close friendship and remain united in their love for their children,” reps for the pair tell People in a statement. “They kindly ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.”

The announcement comes almost two years since the actor, 59, and Livia revealed that she had a relationship with another man while the two were briefly separated.

The pair were most recently photographed together in September, while attending the Green Carpet Fashion Awards during the Milan Fashion Week. They share sons Luca,
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Son Saint Wins the Family Christmas Card

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Son Saint Wins the Family Christmas Card
The moment you've been waiting for is finally here! On Friday morning, Kim Kardashian kicked off the weekend by sharing her family Christmas card on social media. Joined by her husband Kanye West, the family of six appeared to pose on the stairs of their fabulous home. And between Saint West's smile and Chicago West's cookie, there's a whole lot of Christmas cheer in one photo. "The West Family Christmas Card 2019," Kim wrote on Instagram as the crew posed in matching gray outfits. Just last month, the businesswoman warned fans that the entire Kardashian crew wasn't going to be part of a holiday card. Instead, Kim was planning something more intimate for her immediate...
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