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Retired judge negotiating Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s custody dispute disqualified by appeals court

Retired judge negotiating Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s custody dispute disqualified by appeals court

A retired judge hired to arbitrate a custody dispute between actors Angelia Jolie and Brad Pitt should be disqualified due to a possible conflict of interest, a California appeals court ruled Friday. The actors’ divorce was finalized in 2016, but custody and visitation issues for their six children have been moving through a California court…MORE

Jackie Mason, legendary comedian, dies at 93

Jackie Mason, legendary comedian, dies at 93

Comedian Jackie Mason, known for his rapid-fire befuddled observations in a decades-long standup career, died at a New York hospital Saturday at the age of 93, long-time friend and collaborator Raoul Felder told CNN on Saturday night. “He died peacefully with several close friends and family at his side,” Felder said. Mason had been hospitalized…MORE

Looks like Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have made it Instagram official

Looks like Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have made it Instagram official

For beloved Bennifer fans, the long desired reunion of Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck might actually be happening. Lopez posted photos from her birthday on Saturday, including one of her kissing someone who appears to be Affleck. She did not tag him in the post. “5 2 … what it do …” she captioned the…MORE

Amanda Kloots responds to criticism for dating again after late husband Nick Cordero’s death

Amanda Kloots responds to criticism for dating again after late husband Nick Cordero’s death

Amanda Kloots, whose husband Nick Cordero died of Covid-19 last year, responded to criticism over her announcement that she is dating again. Kloots said on “The Talk” on Friday that she has started dating again, saying that “it is hard.” “Both of my husbands, I met doing Broadway shows,” she said. “We became friends first,…MORE

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist recovering following emergency heart surgery

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist recovering following emergency heart surgery

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington is recovering after undergoing emergency heart surgery, the band said on its Facebook page. Rossington, the band’s only original member still playing in the current iteration, is “home resting and recovering with his family,” according to the post on Friday. “He wants everyone to know he is doing good and…MORE

LeVar Burton makes his ‘Jeopardy!’ guest host debut on Monday
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LeVar Burton makes his ‘Jeopardy!’ guest host debut on Monday

LeVar Burton will have all the answers on Monday when he debuts as guest host on “Jeopardy!” The beloved former “Reading Rainbow” host and producer, who’s known for his roles as Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and Kunta Kinte in “Roots,” will be behind the lectern through July 30, according to…MORE

TV OT: ‘Ted Lasso’ returns and why am I watching ‘So Freakin’ Cheap’?
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TV OT: ‘Ted Lasso’ returns and why am I watching ‘So Freakin’ Cheap’?

You better believe that “Ted Lasso” was the most anticipated Season 2 debut in my household since we waited for the return of “Instant Hotel.” (We sometimes have trash taste. I don’t apologize.) Except in the case of “Ted Lasso,” we were far from alone in our anticipation. This much-lauded, much-awarded comedy comes back with…MORE

Olympic events to watch this weekend
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Olympic events to watch this weekend

The torch has been lit at the Tokyo Olympics and the opening weekend will feature competition in men’s gymnastics, women’s soccer, swimming, tennis and more. Here’s how to watch the games in the US and key events to tune in for. 5 events to watch Tennis: Serbian player Novak Djokovic is in the running for…MORE

Sean Penn won’t return to ‘Gaslit’ set unless all cast and crew receive Covid vaccinations
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Sean Penn won’t return to ‘Gaslit’ set unless all cast and crew receive Covid vaccinations

Sean Penn will not return to the set of his new show “Gaslit” until the entire cast and crew have received Covid vaccinations, the star’s representative confirmed to CNN on Friday. Penn plays the role of Attorney General John Mitchell in the political drama, which is a modern-day take on the Watergate scandal. Julia Roberts…MORE

Olympic events to watch this weekend
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Olympic events to watch this weekend

The torch has been lit at the Tokyo Olympics and the opening weekend will feature competition in men’s gymnastics, women’s soccer, swimming, tennis and more. Here’s how to watch the games in the US and key events to tune in for. Opening ceremony NBC will air the four-hour opening ceremony Friday morning, with a rebroadcast…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Friday’s Dirt

Kevin Hart has won the war. Remember when Nick Cannon sent Kevin a llama for his birthday and Kevin vowed to get even? Well, he did. Kevin posted Nick’s personal phone number on billboards in LA, Atlanta and New York. The billboards said ‘For any advice on fatherhood? Call my best friend Nick Cannon.’ Nick…

Thursday’s Dirt

I don’t care what it costs, I would pay for this. The Jonas Brothers have challenged the Hemsworth Brothers to a MMA fight. They were obviously joking but I am all in for this. My money is on the Hemsworths. So the Rock has finally responded to Vin Diesl’s claim that he was tough on…