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Emmy-Winning TV Director Peter Baldwin Dies at 86

Emmy-Winning TV Director Peter Baldwin Dies at 86
Peter Baldwin, who started as an actor and went on to become a prolific TV director throughout the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, died Nov. 19 in Pebble Beach, Calif. He was 86.

Baldwin won a Primetime Emmy Award for directing “The Wonder Years” and a Cable Ace Award for “Dream On.”

Born in Winnetka, Ill., he was discovered by a Hollywood talent scout in his senior year at Stanford. He became one of Paramount’s “Golden Circle of Newcomers” and appeared in films including “Stalag 17,” “Little Boy Lost” and Cecil B. DeMille’s “The Ten Commandments.”

He served three years in the Navy and returned to Paramount, where he appeared in “The Tin Star” and “Teacher’s Pet” with Clark Gable and Doris Day.

After touring with Julie Harris in “The Warm Peninsula” play, Baldwin moved to Italy, where he appeared in films by Robert Rossellini, Dino Risi and Francesco Rosi. There he started
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Alexander Skarsgard Needed Stitches for Bloody Hand Injury

Alexander Skarsgard Needed Stitches for Bloody Hand Injury
Ouch — it appears Alexander Skarsgard‘s Thanksgiving included an unexpected trip to the hospital.

The 41-year-old actor shared a photo of a bloody cut on his hand to Instagram Thursday. He wrote that he had to head to the hospital for stitches, although he did not specify how the injury happened.

The Big Little Liars star thanked members of the hospital staff.

“Today I give thanks to nurse Rosalie and doctor Taleb at the local hospital in Lachute, Quebec. Their swift and heroic action saved my life,” he captioned the post, adding the hashtag #snitchesgetstitches.

Fans wished the actor a
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Seth Meyers Set to Host 2018 Golden Globes for the First Time

Seth Meyers Set to Host 2018 Golden Globes for the First Time
Seth Meyers is taking on hosting duties at the upcoming Golden Globes. The news was announced on Thanksgiving Day in a statement from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

"The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is excited to have Seth Meyers host the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards”, said HFPA President Meher Tatna in a statement. “With his natural comedic wit and innate ability to charm audiences, Seth will help us carry on the celebratory tradition of recognizing the best in television and film at the Party of the Year.”

The Late Night host recently signed on to emcee the star-studded awards show just a few weeks before the Hollywood Foreign Press is set to hand out the coveted statues in January.

This is Meyers' first time hosting the prestigious show, as he takes the reins from The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon, who led the proceedings this past January.

Before Meyers took on the high-profile role, there was speculation
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Glow's Betty Gilpin Prepares For Wrestling Dramedy's Season 2: 'I Feel Like My Soul Was in a Five-Car Pileup'

Glow's Betty Gilpin Prepares For Wrestling Dramedy's Season 2: 'I Feel Like My Soul Was in a Five-Car Pileup'
The thing about being one of the leads in a 1980s-set dramedy about lady wrestlers is, your look is still stuck in the Reagan era even after the cameras stop rolling for the day.

“I’m looking at my gel French manicure now, and that, combined with my spray tan, every public place I walk into, I want to clink a glass, like, ‘Ding, ding, ding’ and announce that this is for a character and not from my personal choice,” Glow‘s Betty Gilpin says, chuckling.

PhotosGlow‘s Jackie Tohn Reflects on Castle, Veronica Mars, The Sopranos and More
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Katie Cassidy Breaks Silence on Father David Cassidy's Death

Katie Cassidy Breaks Silence on Father David Cassidy's Death
Katie Cassidy is speaking out after the death of her father. Three days after it was announced that David Cassidy had passed away at 67, the actor's daughter broke her silence in an emotional statement Friday. "Words cant express the solace our family's received from all the love & support during this trying time," Katie tweeted. "My father's last words were 'So much wasted time'. This will be a daily reminder for me to share my gratitude with those I love as to never waste another minute....thank you." As many fans know, this father-daughter relationship wasn't exactly the closest. In fact, Katie was raised primarily by her mother Sherry Williams and...
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Report: Emma Watson Splits From Boyfriend William ‘Mack’ Knight

Report: Emma Watson Splits From Boyfriend William ‘Mack’ Knight
Emma Watson and boyfriend William “Mack” Knight have reportedly split after two years of dating. US Weekly reports the couple have officially gone their separate ways, according to a source close to the pair. The 27-year-old actress and business manager Knight, 37, were first seen together in October 2015, taking in a performance of “Hamilton” […]
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Al Franken Says He ‘Crossed a Line,’ ‘Made Some Women Feel Badly’

Al Franken Says He ‘Crossed a Line,’ ‘Made Some Women Feel Badly’
Sen. Al Franken spent his Thanksgiving apologizing for making “some women feel badly,” after more women stepped forward this week and accused the Democrat from Minnesota of inappropriately touching them. Franken didn’t admit to groping in his newest statement on Thursday, or acknowledge his accusers by name, but said he felt “terribly” he’d “crossed a line.” “I’ve met tens of thousands of people and taken thousands of photographs, often in crowded and chaotic situations,” said Franken. “I’m a warm person; I hug people. I’ve learned from recent stories that in some of those encounters, I
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Demi Lovato And Idina Menzel Sued Over ‘Frozen’s’ ‘Let It Go,’ Singer Claims They ‘Ripped Off’ His Song

Demi Lovato And Idina Menzel Sued Over ‘Frozen’s’ ‘Let It Go,’ Singer Claims They ‘Ripped Off’ His Song
Demi Lovato, Idina Menzel and Disney are amongst those being sued by a musician who claims the “Frozen” smash hit “Let It Go” was inspired by one of his songs. Singer Jaime Ciero is said to have filed a new lawsuit against all those associated with the much-loved track, which he says is too similar […]
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Gael García Bernal Talks About Creating Coco: "It's a Beautiful Movie"

Gael García Bernal Talks About Creating Coco:
Coco is finally here!  Disney-Pixar's newest film is ready to take the Us by storm and if its success in Mexico is any indication of things to come, this will be a huge hit. Ahead of its debut in the states, Coco broke records in Mexico as the No. 1 film of all time in local currency.  The film's all-star cast features the voices of Gael García BernalBenjamin BrattEdward James OlmosAnthony Gonzalez and Alanna Ubach.  "It was a collaborative process to create Hector because you try out things and you get the directions through the script, through the scenes that you're doing and you play around with them and they start...
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Seth Meyers Expecting Second Child With Wife Alexi Ashe: Find Out the Baby's Gender!

Seth Meyers Expecting Second Child With Wife Alexi Ashe: Find Out the Baby's Gender!
Congrats to Seth Meyers!

The 2018 Golden Globes host announced on the Thursday episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers that he and his wife, Alexi Ashe, are expecting their second child.

Meyers' parents, Larry and Hilary, and brother, Josh, joined him on stage as the show's guests as he announced the happy news. "I want to take this opportunity now, you guys obviously know, my wife and I are expecting a second baby,” he revealed. “Very excited. Thank you! Very excited.”

He also announced that he's expecting his second son. Hilary then spilled details on when her son called to reveal his wife's pregnancy.

"I get the phone call, and my Seth is sometimes a crier. He’s sobbing,” she recalled. “He said, ‘Because for over a month, I’ve had to pretend that I don’t care what sex it is and I do care, I want a little boy!’”

“That’s true," agreed
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Uma Thurman To Harvey Weinstein: “I’m Glad It’s Going Slowly, You Don’t Deserve A Bullet… Stay Tuned”

Uma Thurman To Harvey Weinstein: “I’m Glad It’s Going Slowly, You Don’t Deserve A Bullet… Stay Tuned”
Uma Thurman, who recently appeared to demonstrate extreme self-restraint when asked her thoughts on women speaking out against harassment, today wished a Happy Thanksgiving to her Instagram followers — all except Harvey Weinstein and his “wicked conspirators.” She wrote, “I’m glad it’s going slowly — you don’t deserve a bullet.” She also cited the #metoo hashtag in reference to herself. This follows an October 18 video clip that went viral on November 4, when the actress…
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Tommy Keene, Power Pop Musician, Dies at 59

Tommy Keene, Power Pop Musician, Dies at 59
Tommy Keene, the power pop singer-songwriter best known for the 1984 hit “Places That Are Gone,” died Wednesday at age 59, according to his official website. “Tommy passed unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep,” the website reported, offering no further details. The Maryland native first rose to attention in the ’80s and associated himself with both the New Wave and power pop movements. Also Read: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2017 (Photos) Over the years, he released albums with Geffen Records and Matador as well as multiple smaller indie labels. In addition to solo work, he also collaborated with like-minded musicians ranging from Guided by.
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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Celebrate Thanksgiving in the Country with Their Children

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez got cozy in the country and enjoyed a rustic Thanksgiving.

Rodriguez, 42, shared photos of their holiday together on his Instagram late Thursday, including snapshots of the two riding their bicycles through the countryside.

“Hope everyone had a great #Thanksgiving #DownOnTheFarm ,” the former Mlb star wrote in the caption.

The two stars celebrated by bringing together their respective children: Rodriguez’s two daughters, Natasha, 13, and Ella, 9, and Lopez’s 9-year-old twins Emme and Max.

Lopez, 48, and Rodriguez appeared relaxed and happy as they smiled at the camera while posing on their bicycles with Lopez wearing a
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Woman Accuses Sir Richard Branson Of ‘Motorboating’ Her At Party, Alleges He ‘Put His Face In My Breasts’

A woman is claiming that Virgin mogul Sir Richard Branson walked up to her at a party, stuck his face between her breasts and proceeded to “motorboat” her, whipping his head from side to side while mimicking the “Rrrrrr” sound of a motorboat engine, In an interview with U.K. newspaper The Sun, singer Antonia Jenae says […]
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Shania Twain Talks Prepping To Play The Grey Cup, Overcoming Fear To Live In The Moment On Stage

Shania Twain is getting ready to embark on a cross-country tour in 2018, but first, she’s hitting the nation’s capital to headline Canada’s biggest sporting event of the year, the Grey Cup Halftime Show in Ottawa. The singer tells Et Canada’s Roz Weston, she’s bracing herself for the cold this Sunday. “I’m going to dress […]
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‘Olaf’s Frozen Adventure’: Fan-Favourite ‘Frozen’ Snowman Serves Up Catchy New Holiday Tune

Just in time for the holidays, Disney’s “Frozen” has a new catchy tune. Related: Demi Lovato And Idina Menzel Sued Over ‘Frozen’s’ ‘Let It Go,’ Singer Claims They ‘Ripped Off’ His Song This time, it’s from everyone’s favourite snowman, Olaf, as part of his new mini-movie, “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure”. The new Disney short premiered with Pixar’s […]
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Willow Smith Says Growing Up Famous Is ‘Excruciatingly Terrible’ But Admits ‘You Can’t Change Your Parents’

Growing up in the spotlight is not easy, as Willow Smith declares in an interview for the debut issue of new webzine Girlgaze. Discussing her second album (which, oddly enough, is called “The 1st”), the daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith admits that going through the awkwardness of adolescence while the paparazzi eagerly shares it […]
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Mase Shreds Cam’ron With ‘The Oracle’ Nsfw Diss Track

Mase is not playing around. The longtime rapper surfaced from the catacombs of hip hop and cracked Cam’ron over the head with “The Oracle”. The song is Mase’s brand new, and definitely Nsfw, diss track over Jay-z’s “The Blueprint 2” instrumental. Related: 50 Cent Slams ‘Ugly Motherf**ker’ Wendy Williams Mase, 42, verbally unloaded on his former Children […]
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Actress Selene Luna on Her Role in Coco and Being a Little Person in Hollywood

Actress Selene Luna on Her Role in Coco and Being a Little Person in Hollywood
Playing tía Rosita in Disney Pixar’s new animated gem Coco was a dream come true for Selene Luna. “For me it’s very personal. I’m a Mexican immigrant and it’s an opportunity to show the world what a beautiful culture the Mexican culture is,” she tells People Chica of the all Latino cast. “In this political climate, it’s important to show what is positive about different cultures and how they contribute to America.”

Her role in the new flick hit close to home, she says: “She reminds me of the older women in my family. She is very loving and nurturing,
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Wells Adams Celebrates Girlfriend Sarah Hyland's Birthday With an Incredible 'Bachelor'-Style Date

Wells Adams might not be theBachelor, but he certainly treats Sarah Hyland like she's the Bachelorette!

The Bachelor in Paradise star surprised Hyland with an amazing Bachelor-style date to celebrate her birthday on Thursday. The Modern Family star, who turned 27 on Friday, enjoyed a sweet helicopter ride with Adams to Catalina Island.

Wells surprised me with a birthday trip. It was awesome," Hyland gushed to her followers on her Instagram Story, sharing pics of the incredible gesture.

Adams also joined Hyland for Thanksgiving later that day -- where he met her parents and brother.

"What you want Thanksgiving to be Vs. What it actually is. #boxwine," the actress captioned a slideshow of pics from her family's Thanksgiving celebration.

Adams, meanwhile, took to Instagram on Friday to share a shot from his and Hyland's helicopter adventure, alongside a sweet birthday message to his ladylove.

"Top 5 ways helicopters are like Sarah: 1. They make you feel like you're floating. 2. Every
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