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Kaye Ballard, Star of ‘The Mothers-in-Law,’ Dies at 93

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Kaye Ballard, Star of ‘The Mothers-in-Law,’ Dies at 93
Singer-comedienne Kaye Ballard, who starred alongside Eve Arden in the 1960s sitcom “The Mothers-in-Law” and was among the stars of the 1976 feature based on Terrence McNally’s farce “The Ritz,” died Monday in Rancho Mirage, Calif. She was 93.

She had recently attended a screening of a documentary about her life, “Kaye Ballard: The Show Goes On,” at the Palm Springs Film Festival, according to the Desert Sun, and became ill soon after.

Ballard’s career spanned stage and screen, and she was a star on Broadway when she was paired with Arden as neighbors whose kids get married on “The Mothers-in-Law,” which ran on NBC from 1967-69 and later in syndication.

On the show Ballard played Katherine “Kaye” Josephina Buell, the overly emotional wife of Roger Buell (played by Roger C. Carmel) and overprotective mother of Jerry Buell (Jerry Fogel). She was an unenthusiastic housewife, frequently spoke in Italian, and
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Cristiano Ronaldo Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud and Avoids Jail Time

Cristiano Ronaldo Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud and Avoids Jail Time
Cristiano Ronaldo pleaded guilty to tax fraud on Tuesday. According to the Associated Press (via NBC News), the soccer star received a two-year suspended jail sentence. Per the news outlet, a judge can suspend sentences for two years or less for first-time offenders under Spanish law. As a result, Ronaldo will not have to spend time behind bars. According to the report, Ronaldo agreed to pay nearly €19 million (or about $21.6 million) in fines. Ronaldo appeared at Las Audiencia Provincial in Madrid Spain with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez. The charges date back to when Ronaldo was still on his former team Real Madrid. According to the AP (via NBC News), a state prosecutor brought forth...
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Drake, Odell Beckham Jr. Sued Over Nightclub Beatdown

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5:40 Pm Pt -- Sipes' attorney -- Colin Jones, a partner at the Wilshire Law Firm -- tells TMZ, "We gave the defendant's months to settle this claim without litigation, but when they failed to be accountable for their actions, we were left with no choice but to file suit to seek justice for our client."Drake, Odell Beckham Jr. and Kourtney Kardashian's ex are being sued by a guy who claims he was
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Rami Malek Says He Was 'Not Aware of' Bryan Singer Allegations Before Making Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Malek Says He Was 'Not Aware of' Bryan Singer Allegations Before Making Bohemian Rhapsody
Rami Malek put all of his focus into portraying Queen frontman Freddie Mercury — so much so that he wasn’t aware of the allegations surrounding the film’s director Bryan Singer.

On Tuesday, shortly after learning he earned an Oscar nomination for best actor in Bohemian Rhapsody, Malek, 37, explained where his mindset was in the early stages of filming the blockbuster biopic.

“As far as I knew, I was considered before Bryan was even attached,” he told the Los Angeles Times. “So I had my head down preparing for this for about a year ahead of time, and I never really looked up.
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Lady Gaga Reveals She 'Just Burst into Tears' After Finding Out About Her Oscar Nomination

Lady Gaga Reveals She 'Just Burst into Tears' After Finding Out About Her Oscar Nomination
Lady Gaga was overcome with emotion after finding out she scored an Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her role in A Star Is Born.

The singer, 32, told The New York Times on Tuesday she slept through the nominations but “woke up about 8:30.”

“I didn’t know anything about it,” Gaga said.

She then dialed her manager, who told her the news. “I just burst into tears,” Gaga told the Times.

Since the news broke, a number of fans and celebrities, including Tony Bennett, have expressed their excitement for the singer and actress.

After performing together at the kickoff
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Why Kaitlyn Bristowe Believes Her Relationship With Jason Tartick Is "Life-Changing"

Why Kaitlyn Bristowe Believes Her Relationship With Jason Tartick Is
Talk about zero to a hundred real quick. Kaitlyn Bristowe and Jason Tartick's whirlwind romance keeps getting stronger as these Bachelor Nation lovebirds now seem to be in a committed relationship. It goes back to early January when Tartick asked Bristowe out on a date during an episode of her podcast, Off the Vine. You could practically feel him blushing through the headphones. "I mean if we're both going to be in the same city at the same time I see no reason why we shouldn't go to dinner or grab drinks," he told the host. "My heart is racing over here, my beats per minute are off the chain." Thus began the next Bachelor Nation power couple. Bristowe and Tartick met up in...
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Drake and Younes Bendjima Sued for Alleged Nightclub Attack

Update: Drake, Younes Bendjima and NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. were slapped with a lawsuit by a man who alleges they orchestrated a physical attack against him outside a Los Angeles nightclub in March 2018.  According to documents obtained by TMZ, Bennet Sipes claims he went to see his girlfriend, who was allegedly talking to Drake, Bendjima and Beckham in the VIP section of Delilah. From there, the documents state an "argument" broke out between the defendants and plaintiff. Sipes then claims he witnessed Drake signal to his private security a "throat slash" hand gesture, which he states in the documents as being understood as "some type of physical threat towards...
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Meet the Talented Actor Playing Present-Day Nicky on This Is Us

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Meet the Talented Actor Playing Present-Day Nicky on This Is Us
Nicky(s) #thisisus pic.twitter.com/ctHeXLZDH1

- michael angarano (@MichaelAngarano) January 23, 2019

There's a new addition to the This Is Us cast: Griffin Dunne! And he's a very important part of the Pearson family. After the NBC drama's shocking midseason finale on Nov. 27, fans are well aware that the fate of Nicky Pearson is actually a lot more complicated than previously expected. Earlier in the series, Jack told Rebecca his younger brother had died in Vietnam. But it turns out Nicky is actually alive and living in Pennsylvania.

Michael Angarano plays the younger version of Nicky that fans are familiar with so far, but it appears Dunne will take the reins in the present day as the Big Three reunite with their uncle. You may recognize the 63-year-old actor from his roles in Dallas Buyers Club, War Machine, and After Hours, and you can thank him for directing Practical Magic.
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This Is Us Explains Everything About Jack and His Brother Nicky

This Is Us Explains Everything About Jack and His Brother Nicky
That might have been the quickest mystery This Is Us has ever solved.  This week, Kevin, Kate, and Randall took a trip to visit their mysteriously still living uncle Nicky (Griffin Dunne), and we were treated to the full story of what happened when that boat exploded in Vietnam and what happened in the years after.  Nicky had been teaching that young boy from the village how to fish by throwing grenades in the water (a great idea if we ever did hear one), and after a few successful tries, the kid tried to wrestle the grenade away from Nicky. It fell onto the floor of the boat, and the kid didn't understand or care about Nicky's desperate attempts to get him to jump into the water. Nicky jumped, but...
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Uma Thurman and Her Daughter Maya Hawke Are Totally Twinning During Fashion Week

Uma Thurman and Her Daughter Maya Hawke Are Totally Twinning During Fashion Week
Uma Thurman and her daughter Maya Hawke were the ultimate mother-daughter duo on Tuesday. Thurman and Hawke attended Giorgio Armani's fashion show during Paris Fashion Week and sat front and center along the famed designer's catwalk. The Kill Bill star and her daughter were photographed sitting next to Celine Dion and Amber Heard as well. Thurman looked stunning in a black ruffled skirt, black top and velvet coat. Hawke brought a pop of color with a calf-length light blue furry coat, blue pants and white collared shirt with a black bow tie attached. On Sunday, Thurman was elegant as can be in a midi-length black sequin dress with a black belt. 20-year-old Hawke is...
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Just Like Dad! James Gandolfini's Son Michael Gandolfini Cast as Tony Soprano in Sopranos Movie

Just Like Dad! James Gandolfini's Son Michael Gandolfini Cast as Tony Soprano in Sopranos Movie
Michael Gandolfini is following in the footsteps of his late father James Gandolfini.

Michael, 19, has been cast as a young Tony Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark — a prequel to the critically acclaimed television series The Sopranos, Variety reported.

James played Tony Soprano on the HBO drama, which originally aired in 1999.

The Sopranos followed the life of Tony Soprano, a New Jersey mob boss as he dealt with personal and professional issues in his home and business. It ran for six seasons before ending in 2007.

The role scored James one Golden Globe Award, three SAG awards and three Emmys.
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Mark Your Calendars: Game of Thrones Season 8 Will Premiere in April 2019

Mark Your Calendars: Game of Thrones Season 8 Will Premiere in April 2019
We've been pulling our hair out for months trying to guess when the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones would finally drop. Although Maisie Williams (our resident Arya Stark) gave an interview earlier in 2018 to UK-based paper Metro and revealed the month in which the first episode would appear - April 2019 - she later retracted her quotes in a tweet. "Just a tweet letting you know this Game of Thrones release date 'quote' I've supposedly given is completely false and taken from an interview I did years ago."

HBO didn't respond to the rumor at the time, but luckily we now have official confirmation of the premiere date: April 14, 2019!

Over the past few months, HBO programming chief Casey Bloys confirmed a 2019 start, stating that the showrunners really want to take their time and get everything right. Luckily for all of us, the cast hasn't been shy when it
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Anthony Scaramucci Says President Trump Can't Drain The Swamp in D.C.

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Anthony Scaramucci Says President Trump Can't Drain The Swamp in D.C.
Anthony Scaramucci keeps spilling White House tea in the 'Big Brother' house, and he says there's no way President Trump is going to be able to deliver on one of his biggest campaign promises ... draining the swamp. Anthony, who worked in Trump's White House for 10 days before being fired, says the Prez won't be able to drain the swamp in D.C. ... and ya gotta hear his reason why. The Mooch started talking politics with
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Johnny Depp Claims He Has Evidence to Disprove Amber Heard's Domestic Violence Allegations

Johnny Depp Claims He Has Evidence to Disprove Amber Heard's Domestic Violence Allegations
Johnny Depp has new evidence that he believes will prove he never beat his then-wife Amber Heard. This evidence will be used in Depp's libel case against the U.K. tabloid, The Sun, which ran an article by Dan Wootton that called the star a "wife-beater." The story also criticized J.K. Rowling for allowing the actor to continue to star in the Dangerous Beasts franchise, despite reports of his alleged abusive behavior.  In a statement to E! News, the actor's attorney, Adam Waldman, revealed, "Today we filed a partial list of evidence that we will use to disprove the fraudulent underlying allegations against Mr Depp." Included in the...
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Now That I Know Brad and Charlize Aren't Dating, I Sort of Wish They Were

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Now That I Know Brad and Charlize Aren't Dating, I Sort of Wish They Were
Brad Pitt and Charlize Theron were the subject of dating rumors this week after The Sun alleged that the two A-listers struck up a romance over Christmas and have been spending time together since. According to the UK outlet's story, Brad and Charlize caught feelings for each other after being introduced by her ex, Sean Penn, and the "new lovebirds were all over each other at a showbiz function" earlier this month. While the reports have since been shut down - Et maintains that the two are just friends, and a source told People that they actually met at a campaign shoot last year and "have not been out together recently" - it still got me thinking: maybe they should date?

I'd never pictured Charlize and Brad as a couple before, but the rumors inspired me to consider it more thoroughly and I've since decided that they should get together - for real.
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The Conners Finale Has a Surprise Return and Departure That Rocks the Famous Family

The Conners, one of the buzziest new shows of the year, ended its first season with a bit of a cliffhanger, a return and a twist. Did you expect anything less from one of TV's most famous families? Warning, spoilers for "We Continue to Truck" follow! In the finale, Darlene prepped her family for the move to Chicago with Ben (Jay R. Ferguson), but just as she made peace with leaving Dan (John Goodman), Jackie (Laurie Metcalf), Becky (Lecy Goranson), D.J. (Michael Fishman) and the rest of the Conner clan, she got an unexpected visitor: David (Johnny Galecki). Minutes after dumping Blue (Juliette Lewis) for wanting kids, David got high and went to Darlene. "When you and I did it, I knew I wanted it,"...
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Chris Brown Will Sue Alleged Rape Victim for Defamation

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Chris Brown is going on the offensive after his arrest for allegedly raping a woman in Paris, because he's going to sue her for defamation. Chris' Parisian lawyer, Raphael Chiche, says, "Chris Brown is free. No lawsuits were filed against him. He vigorously challenges the charges against him. A complaint for slanderous denunciation will be filed tomorrow with the public prosecutor of Paris." As we reported, Chris claims he was set up by the 24-year-old model,
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James Gandolfini's Son Michael Will Play the Iconic Tony Soprano in the Film Prequel

Good news, Sopranos fans! The TV show's creator David Chase has finally cast his Tony Soprano for the prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark. Deadline reports it's none other than—wait for it—Michael Gandolfini. He's the son of the late James Gandolfini, who originally played the organized crime family boss in the hit HBO series. The actor sadly passed away in 2013. "It's a profound honor to continue my dad's legacy while stepping into the shoes of a young Tony Soprano," the 19-year-old actor tells Deadline exclusively. "I'm thrilled that I'm going to have the opportunity to work with David Chase and the incredible company of talent he has assembled...
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The Major Way Roma's Yalitza Aparicio Is Following in Salma Hayek's Oscars Footsteps

The Major Way Roma's Yalitza Aparicio Is Following in Salma Hayek's Oscars Footsteps
Yalitza Aparicio, star of the critically acclaimed drama Roma, is the second Mexican woman to ever be nominated for best actress at the Oscars. The nominations for this year's ceremony were announced on Tuesday, and if you've seen the movie, you know her performance as Cleo is more than deserving of the award. In fact, Salma Hayek couldn't agree more. The 52-year-old actress congratulated the 25-year-old actress in a supportive Instagram post shortly after the nominations were announced. "In 2002 I became the first Mexican actress nominated for best actress," Salma wrote. "I'm very moved that today I am no longer alone. Congratulations @yalitzaapariciomtz for your so well deserved nomination. I hope this time you win."

Related: 13 of the Biggest Snubs to Come Out of the Oscar Nominations

Salma was first nominated for her role as Frida Kahlo in Frida in 2003, but the award went to Nicole Kidman for The Hours.
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Breaking Down Ariana Grande's Newly Unveiled Thank U, Next Album Track List

Breaking Down Ariana Grande's Newly Unveiled  Thank U, Next Album Track List
Get ready, because Ariana Grande is gearing up to release her newest album.  The pop star just dropped the final track-list for the Thank U, Next album and fans are already busy deciphering the meaning behind the titles. Clearly, the songstress draws inspiration from her own life, as we have seen with the Sweetener album, so people were quick to dig into the past few months for clues. As it is, the singer has already gifted the world the now-iconic song "Thank U, Next," as well as "Imagine." And just last week she dropped the song and music video for "7 Rings," which has a well-known story behind it. So there's no guessing there.  Ariana has also...
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