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Country star Reba McEntire has to be rescued from a second-story window after stairs collapse in historic Oklahoma building

Country star Reba McEntire expressed gratitude Wednesday after she had to be rescued from a historic building in Atoka, Oklahoma, after the staircase collapsed. McEntire had to be evacuated on a fire ladder from a second-story window on Tuesday, CNN affiliate KXII reported. “Thankfully, no one was seriously injured,” she wrote on Twitter. “We were…MORE

Octavia Spencer apologizes to Britney Spears and Sam Asghari for prenup joke

Octavia Spencer has privately apologized to Britney Spears following a joke she made after the singer announced her engagement to Sam Asghari. “Y’all, a few days ago Sam and Britney announced their engagement and me being me I made a joke,” Spencer wrote in an Instagram post with a photo of the two. “My intention…MORE

Fat Joe and Ja Rule face off in Verzuz battle

It was the place to be Tuesday night. Fat Joe and Ja Rule hit the stage at Madison Square Garden for Verzuz, the epic music battles created by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland during the Covid-19 pandemic. The hip-hop legends went 20 rounds, playing their hit songs like Ja Rule’s “Between Me and You” and “Livin’…MORE

Late-night hosts join forces for first ever ‘Climate Night’

Late night is stepping up for the planet. Stephen Colbert, Samantha Bee, James Corden, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah will unite across networks on Sept. 22 for “Climate Night,” focusing their programming on climate change. Shows that will participate include TBS’s “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” NBC’s…MORE

Billy Crudup and Hasan Minhaj talk Season 2 of ‘The Morning Show’

It’s his first season of “The Morning Show,” but it sounds like Hasan Minhaj has been training for his role for quite some time. “I’ve been playing a fake TV anchor for seven years, so this wasn’t a stretch for me,” Minhaj joked about going from “The Daily Show” to Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan…MORE

Chrissy Teigen says she had surgery to remove fat from her cheeks

Chrissy Teigen is opening up about a recent medical procedure she underwent. In an Instagram Story this week, Teigen showed off her cheekbones, saying, “I did that Dr. Diamond buccal fat removal thing here,” pointing her her face. “And since I quit drinking, I’m really seeing the results, and I like it. Yeah, I did…MORE

Julianne Hough says she’s ‘deeply listening’ to ‘The Activist’ criticism

Julianne Hough has responded to the backlash about a new reality competition show she’s judging. “The Activist” is a forthcoming CBS series in which six activists from around the world come together “to bring meaningful change to one of three urgent universal causes: health, education and the environment. “The activists will compete in missions, media…MORE

Britney Spears deletes her Instagram, source says ‘it was her decision’

Britney Spears deleted her Instagram late Tuesday afternoon. The move comes just two days after she announced her engagement to her longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari. CNN has reached out to representatives for Spears for comment. A source close to the singer says that “it was her decision” to delete the account and that it has…MORE

Norm Macdonald, comedian and ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum, dies at 61

Norm Macdonald, a comic who was beloved as anchor of “Saturday Night Live’s” popular “Weekend Update” segments, died Tuesday, according to multiple reports, citing his manager. He was 61. Deadline was the first to report the news. Macdonald had been battling cancer for several years but kept his diagnosis private, his friend and producing partner,…MORE

George Wein, whose Newport Jazz Festival inspired modern music festivals, dies at 95

Performances at the very first Newport Jazz Festival, the “grandaddy of all music festivals,” took place outside because they had to — there was no venue large enough to hold the thousands of fans clamoring to hear from future legends like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. George Wein created the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954…MORE