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Facts of Life Star Charlotte Rae Diagnosed With Bone Cancer at 91

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Charlotte Rae is fighting another battle. The Facts of Life star reveals to People that she has been diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of 91. "Last Monday, I found out I have bone cancer," Rae tells the magazine. "About seven years ago, I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer—which is a miracle that they found it because usually it's too late. My mother, sister and my uncle died of pancreatic cancer. After six months of chemotherapy, I was cancer-free. I lost my hair, but I had beautiful wigs. Nobody even knew." Rae, who was known for playing Edna Garrett on Different Strokes and The Facts of Life, says her age plays a role in making the difficult decision to receive treatment or »


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Ellen DeGeneres Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Her Coming-Out Episode

14 hours ago | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Ellen DeGeneres has a lot to celebrate right now, as this week marks the 20th anniversary of the coming-out episode on her sitcom Ellen. In a hilarious and touching speech to her audience on Friday, the host talked about her controversial decision to come out as gay on national television. "This was before Facebook, so if you wanted to announce something, it was the only way . . . you had to get a sitcom," she joked. "I thought this was important to celebrate the anniversary to remember what it was like back then and appreciate how far we have come." She then sat down with Oprah Winfrey and her former Ellen costar, Laura Dern, who remembered just how special the moment was when Ellen said the words "I'm gay" out loud for the first time. »


- Caitlin Hacker

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Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017: The Complete Winner's List

10 hours ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

It was a night full of epic performances and big wins!

Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias were among the big winners at this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami, Florida.

Jam took home six awards - the most of the night - and surprised fans with a special performance with Vin Diesel.

Iglesias, who wasn't in attendance, won four awards, including Latin Pop Songs Artist of the Year, Solo, Latin Pop Song of the Year, Latin Airplay Song of the Year and Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event.

Lopez, who performed her new Spanish single, "Mirate," took home two awards, Premio de la Estrella Award (Telemundo’s Star Award) and Best Social Media.

Anthony, who showed a united front with Lopez, won Tropical Artist of the Year - Solo and Tour of the Year »


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Gotham Actress Jessica Lucas Is Engaged!

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Jessica Lucas is readying to walk down the aisle — the Gotham actress is engaged!

Lucas, 31, announced the celebratory news on Instagram Wednesday when she shared a sweet photo of herself showcasing her engagement ring with her fiancé, Alex Jermasek, by her side.

“Feeling like the luckiest girl in the whole world! Can’t wait to spend my life with this man. Love you @alexjermasek,” she captioned the sweet image, which was captured at Ponte Amerigo Vespucci in Florence, Italy.

Jermasek, who is a co-head butcher at chef Curtis Stone’s Gwen restaurant in Hollywood, also took to the social media »


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Goldie Hawn Opens Up About 15-Year Break From Hollywood: 'I Never Wished to Be Acting Again'

20 hours ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson are still learning about each other.

The mother-daughter pair sat down for a conversation for Interview's May issue, where Hudson asked all the important questions.

"Now, let's begin with your relationship with your children: who's your favorite?" Hudson jokingly begins the interview, before quizzing her mom on more serious aspects of her career, like why she started seeing a therapist after making it big as an actress.

"What I wanted in life was happiness, to be honest, and in my young life, I always read about how screwed up Hollywood was. I just wanted to be normal. I wanted to have a normal life. I wanted to have children," Hawn explains. "And when I was picked out of a chorus line and cast in a TV series, I got anxious »


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James Earl Jones to Receive Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

23 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

James Earl Jones will receive a special Tony Award in June for lifetime achievement in theater, the awards’ administration committee announced Thursday. The 86-year-old actor made his Broadway debut in 1957 and went on to win Tony Awards for “The Great White Hope” in 1969 and August Wilson’s “Fences” in 1987. He most recently appeared on Broadway opposite Cicely Tyson in the 2015 revival of “The Gin Game.” He also earned a Golden Globe and Oscar nomination for the big-screen adaptation of “The Great White Hope,” and an honorary Oscar in 2012. In 1991, he picked up dual Emmy Awards for »


- Thom Geier

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Disney’s ‘Miracle’ Actor Michael Mantenuto Found Dead at 35

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Michael Mantenuto, an actor and hockey player who starred in Disney’s 2004 film “Miracle,” has died. He was 35.

Mantenuto died on Monday of an apparent suicide, according to TMZ, and was found in his car by police in Des Moines, Wash. TMZ reports that the actor died by shooting himself.

Miracle” tells the story of the U.S. men’s hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics. The American’s victory over the heavily favored Soviet team was dubbed the “Miracle on Ice.” The U.S. would go on to beat Finland to win gold. Mantenuto played Jack O’Callahan, a member of the U.S. team who injures his knee, but returns to the rink to take on the Soviets ,and makes a key shot that leads to a U.S. goal. Kurt Russell and Patricia Clarkson also star in the movie.

Mantenuto’s Hollywood career was limited apart from “Miracle.” He did, however appear in the 2006 TV movie “Dirtbags” and 2008’s “Surfer, Dude.”

After his acting career, Mantenuto joined the military. In a news release announcing Mantenuto’s death, Col. Guillaume Beaurpere wrote, “Those of you that knew Mike will remember him for his passionate love for his family and his commitment to the health of the force.”

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Johnny Depp Appears as Captain Jack Sparrow on 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Ride

27 April 2017 6:28 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Some visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at California's Disneyland got a surprise: Captain Jack Sparrow himself.

Johnny Depp donned the getup of his swashbuckling alter ego and interacted with riders on Wednesday. Videos taken by park goers and shared on social media show Depp chatting with fans as they passed by on the ride's boats. He also spoke to a crowd outside.

Depp returns to the big screen as Sparrow next month in the fifth film based on the ride. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales opens May 26, after premiering at Shanghai Disneyland »


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Surprise! Vin Diesel Makes Rap Debut at Billboard Latin Music Awards

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¿Qué te pareció la sorpresa de la noche? @vindiesel en #Billboards2017 ¡y faltan más! pic.twitter.com/ZmdO7Xabmu

— Telemundo (@Telemundo) April 28, 2017

Vin Diesel made his music debut at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards!

The actor surprised everyone at Miami’s Watsco Center Thursday night when he took the stage with Nicky Jam, who was performing his Spanish hit, “El Ganador.”

“Now I’m making movies with Vin Diesel,” the singer said before his xXx: Return of Xander Cage costar walked out with a microphone in hand.

Diesel and Nicky, who took home six Billboard awards, became fast friends after »


- Karen Mizoguchi

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Lucy Hale Says She Quit Drinking to Be ‘The Best Version of Myself Possible’

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Lucy Hale is beginning a new chapter of her life in a very big way: she has stopped drinking.

In an interview with Byrdie, the Pretty Little Liars actress says the decision came after years of struggling to fit in with the Hollywood “it crowd.”

“I’m just always trying to surround myself with better people and be the best version of myself possible,” she says. “I know it sounds obnoxious to hear people say that, but why not?”

The Tennessee native, who moved to Los Angeles at the age of 15 to pursue acting, says that after years of attending Hollywood parties, »


- Alexia Fernandez

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Jennifer Lopez Receives Standing Ovation From Marc Anthony After Performing at Billboard Latin Music Awards

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Jennifer Lopez is having the best night ever.

The 47-year-old singer performed her new single, "Mirate," from her highly-anticipated new Spanish album, on Thursday during the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami, Florida.

Dressed in a sheer silver gown, Lopez took the stage with a live orchestra. Halfway through her emotional performance, fans vigorously cheered on the Shades of Blue star. But as it turns out, her biggest fan was her ex husband, Marc Anthony, who was the first to give her a standing ovation. »


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‘Honest Toddler’ Mom Tells Teachers Her 10-Year-Old Is ‘Done’ with Homework in Viral Post: ‘I Can’t Watch Her Unravel Anymore’

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Writer and mom Bunmi Laditan has a message for her daughter’s school about the barrage of homework assignments she is required to complete nightly: She. Is. Done.

“My 10-year-old loves learning,” Laditan, an American living in Quebec, writes in a Facebook post that has since gone viral. “She independently reads 10-12 chapter books a year and regularly researches topics that interest her … but over the past four years I’ve noticed her getting more and more stressed when it comes to school. And by stressed I mean chest pains, waking up early, and dreading school in general.”

Laditan says she and her husband, »

- Kathy Ehrich Dowd

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13 Reasons Why: Should Parents Be Required to Watch With Their Kids?

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13 Reasons Why made history in New Zealand. The Netflix drama about a high school girl who kills herself and leaves 13 tapes explaining the reasoning behind taking her own life spurred New Zealand's Office of Film & Literature Classification to create a new rating: RP18. The new rating was created specifically for 13 Reasons Why, acknowledging that teens are watching and will continue to watch the show, "while signaling the strong content and emphasizing the essential role of parents and caregivers in discussing this material with young people in their care," the Classification Office said. 13 Reasons Why's RP18 rating means someone under the age of 18 must view the series with supervision of a »

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Nikki Bella Gets Emotional As Fiance John Cena Reveals Wedding Plans

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John Cena has one request for his wedding. Et caught up with the pro wrestler and actor at the premiere of “The Wall” in New York City on Thursday night, and his new fiancee, Nikki Bella, was by his side. Recalling what it was like to propose Bella in the WWE ring, Cena quipped, “I […] »

- Will Reid

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This Is Us’ Chris Sullivan Addresses Controversy over Wearing a Fat Suit: ‘I’m Very Proud of the Work I’ve Done’

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This Is Us fans were shocked to find out that Chris Sullivan wears a fat suit to play Toby, but the actor emphasizes that it’s all part of acting.

Sullivan, 36, addressed the controversy on People Now.

“You know, there are different requirements for an actor for different roles,” he says. “As you’ll find in Guardians of the Galaxy 2, I’m not actually a space alien. As you’ll find for Milo Ventimiglia, he’s not actually a father. And I think that if people actually had a problem with the way that I was representing this character, »


- Julie Mazziotta

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Miranda Lambert Admits She Suffers From Resting B***h Face

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As a resident of country-crazed Nashville, Tennessee, it’s hard to believe that Miranda Lambert rarely gets approached by fans in public. But as the singer recently revealed, it’s her resting b**** face, or “R.B.F”, that keeps them far, far away. The “Vice” singer admitted she lives a relatively normal life when she’s roaming the streets […] »

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Why Hollywood’s First Female Studio Chief Left the Business to Dedicate Her Life to Charity

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Making it big in Hollywood was only one chapter in Sherry Lansing’s life.

Lansing helmed Paramount Pictures from 1992 to 2005 and was the first woman to ever lead a major film studio before she decided step away from the movie-making business to focus on philanthropy. The former studio chief, 72, is opening up about her decision to make the change in a new biography on her life, Leading Lady: Sherry Lansing and the Making of a Hollywood Groundbreaker, by Stephen Galloway.

Though the book mostly focuses on Lansing’s life before and after moving to Hollywood to pursue a career »


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Oprah Winfrey Is Thrilled to Meet a Kid Who Doesn't Know Her Name

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Oprah Winfrey managed to find one of the only people in America who doesn't know her name!

The Own offices participated in Bring Your Child to Work Day on Thursday, and upon meeting one of the kids, it was clear to Winfrey that the youngster wasn't familiar with her celebrity status. "Ten dollars, what's my name?" she mused, giving the kid 10 seconds to answer. "Starts with an 'O.' How many 'O' names are there? Come on!"

Exclusive: Oprah Winfrey Admits She Was ‘Scurred’ to Take on Her Role in Henrietta Lacks

Winfrey finally gave in and declared that her name was "Oprah!"

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The Queen of Talk was clearly tickled that the child didn't know her super famous name, as she shared the moment on her Instagram story. "It's hard to impress kids these days," she quipped.

More: Jenna Dewan Tatum Fangirls After Meeting Oprah Winfrey -- 'One of the Best Days of My Life'

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Lea Michele Says She’s ‘Never Eaten Fast Food,’ Won’t Drink Soda or Eat Candy

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Lea Michele‘s enviable fit body is thanks in part to her ability to say no.

“I’m good in the sense that I’ve never eaten fast food. I do not drink soda. I don’t eat candy,” she recently told E! News. The singer, who released her new album, Places, on Friday, says she keeps her house filled with only healthy foods so when she wants to binge it’s “good food that’s worth it.”

Regular SoulCycle classes and long hikes also allow Michele to go a little overboard from time to time. “I love working out. »


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Fyre Festival Postponed Amid Reports of "Chaos"

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The inaugural Fyre Festival, a luxury event in the Exuma islands in the Bahamas, co-organized by rapper Ja Rule and tech entrepreneur Billy McFarland, has been postponed. Organizers had promised a "cultural moment created from a blend of music, art and food" and the event was promoted by celebs such as Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski. But many participants have deemed it a "disaster," citing chaos at the site. "Due to unforeseen and extenuating circumstances, Fyre Festival has been fully postponed," read a message posted on the event's Twitter page Friday. "After assessing the situation this morning and looking at best options for our guests, we cannot move forward »


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