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CBS Paid Eliza Dushku $9.5 Million To Settle Harassment Claim On "Bull"

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CBS Paid Eliza Dushku $9.5 Million To Settle Harassment Claim On
CBS paid Eliza Dushku $9.5 million to resolve claims that she was retaliated against for complaining about sexual harassment on the set of the prime time drama Bull, according to a report in the New York Times.

Dushku appeared in three episodes of the show and had been assured of a significant recurring role, the Times reports. That changed when she became the focus of a series of uncomfortable comments made by the show’s star, Michael Weatherly, who remarked about her appearance, made a rape joke and a commented about a threesome, according to the Times account.

After raising complaints, Dushku was written off the show, which the actress believed was in retaliation for speaking out. She entering mediation with the network, and received a confidential settlement that would pay her the equivalent of the salary she would have earned if she remained on the show for four seasons.

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Totally Took Our Breath Away at the 'Second Act' Premiere

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Totally Took Our Breath Away at the 'Second Act' Premiere
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez had the date night of our dreams on Wednesday at the premiere of her new movie, Second Act, in New York City. The romantic comedy, which Jennifer produced and starred in, focuses on a woman who finds herself in a private finance firm despite her lack of a résumé. Jennifer added her own special touch to the cast and picked her real-life BFF, Leah Remini, to costar alongside her and Milo Ventimiglia to play her husband.

Jennifer and ARod arrived hand in hand to the red carpet, and she stole the show in a dramatic hot-pink gown.
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John Goodman Says Life on "The Conners" is Great Without Roseanne Barr

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John Goodman Says Life on
John Goodman is anything but broken up about playing a widower on TV, because he tells us life without his TV wife, Roseanne Barr ... is just great! We got the star of the "The Conners" Thursday at LAX and asked how the show's carrying on without its former namesake ... and John tells us he hopes the ride doesn't end because everyone is having so much fun. As you know, Roseanne's character was killed off the
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Stormy Daniels Working on Deal With Strip Club to Pay Off Legal Bills

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Stormy Daniels might be going to a familiar place to find the cash to help pay off her massive legal debt ... because we've learned she's been offered a deal with a big-time strip club.  The honchos at Scores Gentlemen's Club tell TMZ ... they're sympathetic to Stormy's plight and are currently in talks with her reps to get the porn star in their clubs for upscale performances. As you know, Stormy has been ordered to cough
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Nicki Minaj's New Bf Kenneth Petty Racked Up Prison Violations

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Nicki Minaj's New Bf Kenneth Petty Racked Up Prison Violations
Nicki Minaj's new beau is the ultimate bad boy -- and has been for quite some time, including while he was behind bars. Kenneth Petty's inmate disciplinary history, obtained by TMZ, shows Nicki's Bf was written up 18 times from 2006 to 2013 while he was serving time for a manslaughter conviction in New York. Some of Petty's violations were major -- he got slapped with 2 violent conduct violations in 2010 for threats and fighting. Before that, he
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DJ Pauly D Gets Extension for Atlantic City Residency Through 2020

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Pauly D is doubling down in his love for Jersey by committing to another 2 years of melting your face off with epic tunes. Sources tell us that Pd -- who, if you've forgotten, is a world-renowned DJ -- has struck a deal with Caesars Entertainment to continue his residency at The Pool After Dark at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City ... where he's been behind the turntables since first signing with them in 2012. The extension is for two years,
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Charlie Sheen's Ex-Fiancee Brett Rossi Throwing Separation Party at Vegas Strip Club

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Charlie Sheen's Ex-Fiancee Brett Rossi Throwing Separation Party at Vegas Strip Club
Brett Rossi is finally putting the kibosh on her split with Charlie Sheen ... because now that her lawsuit against him has been dismissed, Brett's planning a massive party to celebrate the end of the Charlie chapter.  It's all going down Friday at Scores Gentlemen's Club in Las Vegas, where we're told Brett will be eating cake with her friends and turning up with comp bottles all night!!! The whole separation bash is Brett's idea ... and
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James Harrison Says He's An Actor Now Like Dwayne Johnson!

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Hollywood sets are about to get a lot scarier ... because the most intimidating man in the history of the NFL is taking his terror to Tinseltown ... James Harrison says he wants to Act. We talked to the 2x Super Bowl champ, and he told us the plan has always been to get in front of the screen when football was over, and he knows the type of actor he wants to be. "I kinda see
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Ariana Grande Releases "Imagine," a Sultry New Song From Her Upcoming Album

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Just a few weeks after Ariana Grande blessed us with the iconic music video for "Thank U, Next," she's back at it again, releasing another single from her upcoming fifth album. Titled "Imagine," the brand-new track has a slowed-down tempo and shows Grande's vulnerable side, as she longingly sings, "Love how my face fits so good in your neck. Why can't you imagine a world like that?"

Related: 26 Subtle Details You Might Not Have Noticed in Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" Video

Leading up to the song's release at midnight on Dec. 14, Grande shared a message about its meaning on her Instagram Stories, writing, "For those of you asking about imagine: I would say if 'thank u, next" = acceptance... 'imagine' = denial. Hope that makes sense." The 25-year-old singer also responded to a fan's tweet about the track, explaining that it's "kind of like... pretending it never ended" - the "it" being a relationship.
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Listen to Ariana Grande's Romantic New Single "Imagine"

Listen to Ariana Grande's Romantic New Single
What's next after "Thank U, Next"? Another Ariana Grande single! The singer has released her new song "Imagine," the second offering from her upcoming album Thank U, Next. In it, she sings, "We could light up 'till I'm sleep on your chest / Love how my face fits so good in your neck / Boy, can you imagine a world like that? / Imagine a world..."  "Knew you were perfect after the first kiss / Took a deep breath like 'Oooh' / Feels like forever, baby, I never / Thought that it would be you / Tell me your secrets, all of the creep s--t / That's how I know it's true," the lyrics continue.  "A lot of this album mourns...
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Ellen DeGeneres Politely Explains to James Corden That "Bless Your Heart" Is Actually an Insult

Ellen DeGeneres Politely Explains to James Corden That
I'm from North Carolina, so I know what the expression "bless your heart" really means. Adorable Londoner James Corden, however, does not. He hosted Ellen DeGeneres and Patrick Wilson on The Late Late Show With James Corden on Wednesday night, and since the two guests are from parts of the South - Ellen is from Louisiana and Patrick is from Virginia - James asked, "What are your favorite expressions from that part of the world? I've never been."

He explained that he met someone from the South and was trying to park but couldn't get in the space, and the woman said, "Oh, darlin', bless your heart." "I thought, oh, that's the nicest expression you could ever have!" James said. Ellen had to break the news: "It's an insult." She clarified the "compliment" James was given and explained that it was more like, "You poor, stupid person." Patrick chimed in and said,
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Cardi B Has A Parallel Parking Mishap In ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Preview

When you’re Cardi B, you never really need to drive yourself anywhere — but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t want to learn. The Invasion of Privacy rapper recently joined James Corden for an upcoming installment of “Carpool Karaoke,” and decided to get behind the wheel to practice parallel parking. In this short teaser “The Late Late Show” shared on Thursday, it’s clear that
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Finally, Some Good News: One Day at a Time Season 3 Will Hit Netflix in February!

Finally, Some Good News: One Day at a Time Season 3 Will Hit Netflix in February!
If you were at all worried that Rita Moreno would need to take time off of One Day at a Time's third season to film the West Side Story remake, never fear - it appears she's back and better than ever.

After months of wondering whether Netflix would give the beloved family sitcom the green light on season three at all, we officially have a premiere date on our hands: Feb. 8! Moreno will be joined by costars Justina Machado, Isabella Gomez, and Marcel Ruiz, who all play members of a Cuban-American family living in Los Angeles. The third season comprises 13 30-minutes episodes, so you can expect to cry at least 13 times in the near future.

Check out the cute date announcement above, then prepare yourself to see Gloria Estefan (who sings the show's theme song) play Lydia's baby sister and arch-nemesis, Mirtha, when the show returns in a few months.
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Shareef O'Neal In Good Spirits After Heart Surgery

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Shareef O'Neal is out of heart surgery -- and he's already thinking about his return to the basketball court!  The UCLA basketball star went under the knife early Thursday morning to correct an irregularity that team doctors had spotted during a routine checkup earlier this year.  The good news ... Shaquille O'Neal's 18-year-old was in great spirits when he got out of surgery Thursday evening -- and posted a message to his fans (that he
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Kanye West Attacks Drake in Twitter Tirade

Kanye West Attacks Drake in Twitter Tirade
Update: Just when Kanye West's 28 million Twitter followers thought he put his phone away... The rapper resurfaced online hours after his initial rant against Drake with several more allegations and a request to "leave me and my family alone." West alleged that Drake "threatened" him over the phone, adding in another tweet, "if anything happens to me or anyone from my family you are the first suspect so cut the tough talk."  "There would never be a Drake without a Kanye West so never come out your mouth with a threat," he also wrote. Kanye then accused Drake of "[picking] on people with mental health issues," tweeting, "You are disrespectful to...
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Kanye West Unleashes on Drake for Allegedly Threatening His Life

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7:41 Pm Pt -- Kanye clearly had a lot more to say to Drake ... he just unleashed a Twitter-storm after revealing Drake called to threaten him earlier in the day. In the flurry of tweets, Kanye brought up Tekashi's prison time, XXXTentacion's murder and stated he paved the way for artists like Drake. Kanye also issued a stern message to Drake ... "Never threaten north saint and Chicago's dad bro." Ye did, however, extend an olive branch,
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Wondering If Lenny Kravitz Is Still Friends With Ex Nicole Kidman? He Has an Answer For You

They say the Hollywoood world is smaller than it appears, and that seems to ring true when it comes to dating history. Lenny Kravitz knows this first-hand, as he's been with multiple A-list celebrities, including Madonna, Adriana Lima, and Lisa Bonet. On Dec. 12, Lenny talked about how things are between him and another one of his exes, Nicole Kidman, during an episode of Watch What Happens Live.

A fan phoned into the show asking why Lenny and Nicole broke up in the early 2000s, as well as whether it was weird for Lenny to watch Zoë costar alongside Nicole in the HBO series Big Little Lies. "I thought it was very interesting that they ended up on the same show," Lenny responded. "Zoë hadn't seen Nicole since she was younger, and so it was beautiful that they got to know each other as adults and make this great show together.
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Megan Mullally Is Officially Hosting the SAG Awards, and, Honey, We're Ready For It

Megan Mullally Is Officially Hosting the SAG Awards, and, Honey, We're Ready For It
In 2019, the SAG Awards will celebrate an exciting benchmark: its 25th year! To celebrate the occasion, producer Kathy Connell has elected a very special woman as the evening's hostess: the one, the only, Megan Mullally. "We are delighted to have the talented, warm and funny Megan Mullally to host the SAG Awards Silver Anniversary," Connell commented in an official press release. "This is a very special year, and we are all looking forward to a memorable show."

Mullally has been absolutely killing it lately, especially when it comes to the beloved reboot of NBC's Will & Grace. But Mullally is so much more than the brilliant star behind the iconic Karen Walker, and we can't wait to see what she has up her sleeve. "As a frustrated casting director and full-on fangirl of great actors everywhere, I'm over the moon to be a part of the SAG Awards 25th Anniversary,
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The Incredible Hulk's Lou Ferrigno Hospitalized After Pneumonia Vaccination Goes Wrong

The Incredible Hulk's Lou Ferrigno Hospitalized After Pneumonia Vaccination Goes Wrong
Lou Ferrigno is recovering after a pneumonia vaccination went wrong.

The Incredible Hulk actor, 67, shared the news to his social media accounts on Wednesday, revealing that he ended up in the hospital after he was allegedly incorrectly administered a pneumonia vaccine.

“Went in for a pneumonia shot and landed up here with fluid in my bicep,” he tweeted alongside a photo of himself lying in a hospital gown with IVs in his arm.

“I’ll be ok but it’s important that you keep an eye on who’s giving the shot and make sure they not only swab the
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Eliza Dushku Reaches $9.5 Million Settlement With CBS Over Harassment Claims: Report

Eliza Dushku Reaches $9.5 Million Settlement With CBS Over Harassment Claims: Report
Eliza Dushku received a $9.5 million dollar settlement from CBS for alleged sexual misconduct and wrongful termination, according to a new report released by the New York Times. In the lengthy article, the publication details the alleged inappropriate and sexual remarks made by Bull star Michael Weatherly to his co-star Eliza, which they learned about from a draft of the investigation report. According to the New York Times, Dusku believed his "behavior was contagious"...
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