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Richard Herd, ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Get Out’ actor, dead at 87

Richard Herd, ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Get Out’ actor, dead at 87

Richard Herd, a veteran character actor who appeared in dozens of films and television series, has died, a representative for the actor told CNN. He was 87. Herd died of cancer-related causes on Tuesday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was in the company of his family, his rep said in a statement.…MORE

Chris Evans nearly turned down the ‘Captain America’ role

Chris Evans almost passed on “Captain America.” The actor, who rocketed to fame playing the Marvel superhero, said he originally did not want to take the role because he had been dealing with severe anxiety for several years and questioned his acting pursuit. On Monday’s episode of The Hollywood Reporter podcast “Awards Chatter,” Evans spoke…MORE

JK Rowling releases children’s book ‘The Ickabog’ online for free

JK Rowling releases children’s book ‘The Ickabog’ online for free

“Harry Potter” author JK Rowling has announced a new story called “The Ickabog” to entertain children during coronavirus lockdown. Rowling started writing “The Ickabog” while she was still completing the original Wizarding World series, and intended to publish it following the seventh — and final — “Harry Potter” book. However, she decided to step back…MORE

Nick Cordero suffers new lung infection, is improving

Nick Cordero suffers new lung infection, is improving

Nick Cordero continues to battle his way back from Covid-19. The Broadway actor’s wife, Amanda Kloots, posted Monday on her Instagram Stories that he was “doing slightly better than yesterday.” “He is still very sick and battling a lot,” she wrote. “They turned him to a proning position today to open his airways. He has…MORE

Hannah Gadsby feels the pressure of her success in ‘Nanette’ follow-up ‘Douglas’

Hannah Gadsby feels the pressure of her success in ‘Nanette’ follow-up ‘Douglas’

Hannah Gadsby became a sensation with her Netflix special “Nanette,” and she clearly feels the weight of those expectations while simultaneously playing off them in “Douglas.” The latest stand-up presentation highlights both Gadsby’s unique voice as a meta commentator on the tricks of her trade, and the difficulty of catching lightning in a bottle twice.…MORE

Kevin Hart reveals new details of crash recovery

Kevin Hart reveals new details of crash recovery

Kevin Hart is now sharing that he was more critically injured during his car crash last year than he originally said. The comedic actor appeared the “Joe Rogan Experience” podcast that posted Monday and said he suffered fractures in his back and had his spine fused. The crash made Hart appreciate life more, having come…MORE

Pixar short ‘Out’ features the studio’s first gay lead character

Pixar short ‘Out’ features the studio’s first gay lead character

Pixar’s new short film “Out” is reminiscent of classic Disney body-swap comedies like “Freaky Friday” and the “Shaggy Dog” movies, but it’s also a first for the studio, because its main character is gay. The story revolves around a young man named Greg, who’s afraid to tell his parents that he’s gay and is worried…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Wednesday’s Dirt

Camila Cabello admits to being an eccentric person.  She admits that she MUST eat a banana with every meal.  She also says she cannot sleep without socks on because she is convinced the boogeyman will lick her feet while she sleeps. Halsey actually fractured her ankle while loading the dishwasher.  She said she tripped over…

Tuesday’s Dirt

Denzel Washington is being hailed as a real hero.  He was driving through New York City when he saw a homeless man wandering in traffic.  Denzel got out of his car, brought the man to the sidewalk, and talked to him until police got there. ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic has launched the ‘Mullet Challenge.’  He…