Wednesday December 19, 2018

Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Judge Judy is the highest-paid TV host of 2018

Judge Judy had an incredibly lucrative year in 2018 and, as a result, topped the list of the highest-paid television hosts by a wide margin. According to Forbes’ ranking, the stern courtroom personality, whose real name is Judy Sheindlin, reportedly pocketed $147 million pretax this year, making her the highest-grossing host. In second was Ellen DeGeneres, whose work on her daytime talk show earned her $87.5 million.  More…

First African-American top network executive exiting ABC

ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey, who created a deep bench of ethnic diversity in the network’s shows, got rid of “Last Man Standing,” and fired Roseanne Barr for a racist tweet, will soon be gone from ABC.  More…

John Goodman & Laurie Metcalf May Get Pay Cuts After Bad ‘Conners’ Ratings

John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf have learned Roseanne Barr‘s absence could have a dramatic effect on their wallets. The Conners is already in trouble without controversial comedian Barr around. Ratings are decreasing every week, and the stars’ paychecks might soon follow suit.  More…

The vet Pete Davidson mocked joined him on ‘SNL’ last night

Justin Bieber Sideways Burrito Photo Was a Staged Prank

You know that viral photo of Justin Bieber eating a burrito from the side – yeah, that was fake news, courtesy of the same guys who got Will Smith to jump into the Grand Canyon.  More…

John Goodman: The Show Has A ‘Hollow Center’ Without Roseanne

John Goodman said he misses his friend “Rosie real bad” despite being happy to return in “The Conners.” “It felt great to be back, but there’s a hollow center. I miss Rosie real bad,” said Goodman. “I know for a fact that she’s not a racist,” he said, going on to imply that ABC should not have canceled her show so suddenly. “I’ll put it this way, I was surprised at (their) response.”  More…

Miss America Pageant war against Gretchen Carlson gets ugly

The behind-the-scenes war at Miss America continues to heat up. Page Six has learned that a former board member is trying to set up a legal fund to oust the pageant’s top executives Gretchen Carlson and Regina Hopper. And there’s buzz that at least one state pageant may not send its winner to Miss America next year.  More…

‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant awkwardly flubs puzzle answer

A “Wheel of Fortune” contestant lost out on some big money after guessing the wrong letter and accidentally turning the puzzle into an NSFW answer.  More…

‘The Conners’ Review: ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff Just A Standard Sitcom Now

Like Two and a Half Men without Charlie Sheen or The Who without madman drummer Keith Moon, what The Conners noticably lacks most of all is a bit of the crazy. Without the rightly so disgraced Barr providing that frenzied tension that orbits everything she’s ever done, the spinoff stays pretty much in the middle of the road.  More…

ABC fears The Conners will flop without Roseanne Barr

Top ABC brass may have acted too swiftly by pulling the plug on Roseanne – and they now fear the show’s replacement spin-off will flop without its star. ‘We didn’t think it through properly. What Roseanne did was wrong but we shouldn’t have rushed to fire her.’  More…

No place like home: Dorothy’s ruby slippers recovered

The case of the missing red ruby slippers is closed. Minneapolis FBI agents and local law enforcement will hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon to announce they’ve recovered one of four known surviving pairs of ruby slippers worn by actress Judy Garland in the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz."  More…

New Orleans Saint’s first male cheerleader dances on the field

The first male cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints made his debut out on the field for the team’s first preseason game. Jesse Hernandez, 25, stepped out as the first male Saintsation in the NFL team’s history Friday night. Sporting black skinny jeans, white jersey and sneakers, Jesse was in the center of the formation, lining up with the rest of his squad performing classic Rockette-style high kicks and spins.  More…

Robin Leach Dead: ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ Host Dies at 76

Robin Leach, the veteran entertainment journalist best known for his work on TV’s Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, died early Friday morning. He was 76. Leach had been hospitalized since Nov. 21 after suffering a stroke in Cabo San Lucas, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where Leach worked as a celebrity columnist.  More…

Nineteen former Miss America winners are calling for the entire pageant board to step down

Just hours after Miss America chairwoman Gretchen Carlson hit out at reigning Miss America Cara Mund over claims that she has been bullied and silenced, 19 former pageant winners have demanded that the entire board of the organization resign. Caressa Cameron-Jackson, who won the Miss America title in 2010, went on Good Morning America Monday and demanded that Carlson and Miss America Organization CEO Regina Hopper step down.  More…

Miss America winner Cara Mund slams pageant bosses including Gretchen Carlson

Miss America Cara Mund had some ugly things to say about her top handlers Friday, including that they bullied and muzzled her — and didn’t even let her wear pink.  More…