Entertainment

Oluwaseyi Omooba
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March 18, 2019 - 7:17 pm
Seyi Omooba, who has been tapped for the lead role in the upcoming revival of “The Color Purple,” is facing a backlash over anti-LGBTQ comments she apparently made on Facebook five years ago.
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Adidas/DICK's Sporting Goods/John Varvatos
March 18, 2019 - 6:42 pm
Calling all “Game of Thrones” fans, special apparel is coming. Luxury menswear designer John Varvatos and Adidas are going Westeros for their newest Game of Thrones-inspired lines.
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March 17, 2019 - 9:57 am
Get the tissues, because the third season of Queer Eye has dropped and it’s got all the heartfelt makeovers that you can handle. The Fab 5 return with their trademark tips, wit and emotional reveals alongside a new batch of heroes, but the show is also changing things up a bit. "I always tell...
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March 15, 2019 - 7:18 pm
Comedian and YouTube star Lilly Singh is taking over late-night TV. The 30-year-old has landed her own NBC show , which will replace Last Call with Carson Daly weeknights at 1:35am. Singh made the announcement while appearing on The Late Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday. “I’m so excited...
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Emily Lazar
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March 15, 2019 - 5:55 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Chief Mastering Engineer Emily Lazar laughed as she tried to recall the amount of albums on which she has worked. The number is so high that she has lost count. “It’s funny,” she said. “I don’t know exactly how many, but we do know that it’s over three thousand. It could be...
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
March 15, 2019 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson -- who was accused of inappropriate behavior by three women -- will soon be back on TV now that Fox and Nat Geo have concluded an investigation into the allegations. His science-focused show "Star Talk" will return to Nat Geo in April. It...
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FILE - This June 25, 2018 file photo shows James Gunn at the premiere of "Ant-Man and the Wasp" in Los Angeles. Months after being fired over old tweets, James Gunn has been rehired as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.” Representatives for the Walt Disney Co. and for Gunn on Friday confirmed that Gunn has been reinstated as writer-director of the franchise he has guided from the start. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 15, 2019 - 3:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Months after being fired over old tweets, James Gunn has been rehired as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3." Representatives for the Walt Disney Co. and for Gunn on Friday confirmed that Gunn has been reinstated as writer-director of the Marvel franchise he has guided from...
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David Caplan
March 15, 2019 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The countdown is on to the Tribeca Film Festival! The festival, featuring more than 100 films, kicks off April 24 and lasts until May 5. Tickets go on sale March 19. OPENING NIGHT Its opening night kicks off uptown -- way uptown -- at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, and...
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ISO/SIPA USA
March 14, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (1010 WINS/AP) -- Rapper Meek Mill is being honored in his hometown of Philadelphia for his work as a musician and as a criminal justice reform advocate. The Philadelphia City Council announced Thursday that "Meek Mill Weekend'' will take place on Friday. In January, Mill joined fellow...
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Empire actor Jussie Smollett, center, arrives at the Leighton Criminal Court Building for his hearing on Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Chicago. Smollett is accused of lying to police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack by two men on Jan. 29 in downtown Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
March 14, 2019 - 11:29 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett (all times local): 10 a.m. "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has pleaded not guilty to the charges accusing him of lying to police about being attacked in downtown Chicago a few weeks ago. The 36-year-old actor's lawyer, Tina...
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