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  • 'Hamilton' and 'Dear Evan Hansen' Stars Release New Song
    Posted on March 19, 2018 at 5:50 pm

    Broadway fans are buzzing over the release of a new song by two popular Tony winners in support of the upcoming March for Our Lives."Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt, the original star of "Dear Evan Hansen," have recorded a duet called "Found/Tonight,' mixing lyrics from "You Will Be Found" from "Dear Evan Hansen" and "The Story of Tonight" from "Hamilton." Bill Hader Returns as Scaramucci to 'SNL' The song was released at midnight on Monday and is No. 1 on the iTunes singles chart.The multi-city March for Our Lives on March 24 was planned after the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. See It: New 'Avengers: Infinity War' Trailer Revealed Miranda has been releasing "Hamilton"-related content each month in a series called Hamildrop.Photo Credit: Getty Images for Tony Awards Pro […]

  • Jury Selection for Bill Cosby Retrial Delayed Until April 2
    Posted on March 19, 2018 at 5:07 pm

    The start of Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is being pushed back a few days to give both sides more time to wrangle over pretrial issues.Judge Steven O'Neill issued an order Monday moving the start of jury selection to April 2. It had been scheduled for March 29. Top Celeb Photos: Salt-N-Pepa at SXSW Music Festival O'Neill says he'll instead hold final pretrial hearings March 29 and 30.Cosby has pleaded not guilty to charges he drugged and molested Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. 'Tonight': Charades With Aaron Paul and Karlie Kloss O'Neill hasn't ruled on whether jurors can hear about Cosby's settlement with Constand or if his lawyers can mention another accuser by name in their opening statement. Cosby's lawyers are objecting to O'Neill's ruling allowing up to five other accusers to testify.Cosby's first trial last year ended in a hung jury. Stars Honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2018 The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand has done.Photo Credit: Getty Images […]

  • Pitbull to Speak at United Nations About Global Water Crisis
    Posted on March 19, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    Grammy Award-winning rapper Pitbull is heading to the United Nations to discuss the global water crisis on World Water Day.The organization Clean Water Here announced on Monday that the international pop star will be named Clean Water Here Ambassador on March 22, when he visits the U.N. in New York City. Bill Hader Returns as Scaramucci to 'SNL' Pitbull also will receive the 2018 World Water Champion Award for his global humanitarian efforts. He is leading the celebrity-driven social media campaign dubbed "Clean Water Here Cause Flash," in hopes of raising awareness of the water crisis. Other participants include Bruno Mars, Pink, Maroon 5, Demi Lovato, Monica and Juanes.On March 22, U.N. General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak will launch a 10-year plan focused on sustainable development of water resources. See It: New 'Avengers: Infinity War' Trailer Revealed Photo Credit: Getty Images for iHeartMedia […]

  • Cirque Du Soleil Acrobat Dies After 'Horrifying Drop' in Fla.
    Posted on March 19, 2018 at 2:47 am

    A Cirque du Soleil acrobat who was injured after falling onto the stage during a show in Tampa died Sunday, a statement from the entertainment group confirmed. Yann Arnaud, an aerialist who was performing during a March 17 production of VOLTA, died from his injuries in the hospital, the company said. Dramatic Video Shows Drivers Try to Stop Car From Escaping Crash "The entire Cirque du Soleil family is in shock and devastated by this tragedy," Daniel Lamarre, president and CEO of the company, said in the statement. "Yann had been with us for over 15 years and was loved by all who had the chance to know him. Over the coming days and weeks, our focus will be on supporting Yann’s family and our employees, especially the VOLTA team, as we go through these difficult times together."WFLA reported the aerial strap artist fell in a "horrifying drop" during his number. The show was canceled and Arnaud was transported to a nearby hospital. Putin Claims Crushing Victory in Russian Presidential Vote The last two shows of VOLTA in Tampa were canceled, according to the company. The shows were scheduled to take place on March 18 at 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Anyone who purchased tickets through the Cirque du Soleil website or call center will receive an automatic refund on their credit card, while anyone who purchased a ticket through another vendor will have to contact the original point of sale for a refund, the company stated.Cirque du Soleil said they are gathering more information about the tragic incident and are working with authorities to determine the circumstances of the accident.  6 Victims of Fla. Bridge Collapse Identified […]

  • Bill Hader Returns as Scaramucci to 'SNL'
    Posted on March 18, 2018 at 12:17 pm

    Actors John Goodman and Fred Armisen made surprise appearances in “Saturday Night Live’s” cold open with host Bill Hader and Alex Moffat as CNN’s Anderson Cooper.The cold open began as a segment from CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” show covering President Donald Trump’s firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, played by Goodman. See It: New 'Avengers: Infinity War' Trailer Revealed Armisen played author and columnist Michael Wolff, who wrote the book" Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," while Hader brought back his impersonation of Anthony Scaramucci, who had a short-lived career as a White House communications director.A popular Hader character Stefon also returned to “Weekend Update” as the ultra-hipster who offered tips on New York hot spots for St. Patrick’s Day. Obama, Bush in 'Competition' Over March Madness Brackets Other topics on “Weekend Update” included Kate McKinnon’s portrayal of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who received criticism for her CBS “60 Minutes” interview.“I think the problem was the words that were coming out of my mouth were bad. That is because they came from my brain,” McKinnon’s DeVos said. “I may not be very good on camera but behind the scenes my ideas are much worse.” RuPaul Honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame The band Arcade Fire joined the show for their fourth appearance as musical guest.  This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser. […]