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Danny McBride says radio sermons and Elvis fuel ‘The Righteous Gemstones’

Danny McBride says radio sermons and Elvis fuel ‘The Righteous Gemstones’

Danny McBride says it was moving to Charleston, South Carolina, that sparked the first idea for “The Righteous Gemstones,” his third series with HBO. He created, executive produces and stars in the show, which follows megachurch pastors promising salvation through shady means. McBride says the many the church spires and talk radio shows featuring high-spirited…MORE

Cate Blanchett dressed up as her daughter’s teacher to homeschool during the pandemic

Cate Blanchett dressed up as her daughter’s teacher to homeschool during the pandemic

Cate Blanchett dressed up as her daughter’s teacher during the early months of the pandemic in order to get homeschooling done. When Blanchett’s 7-year-old daughter began staying home in March 2020 due to Covid-19, Blanchett had to take on the role of teacher, which, she tells the BBC, wasn’t easy. She said her daughter “wouldn’t…MORE

US weighs more military support for Ukraine to resist Russia if it invades

US weighs more military support for Ukraine to resist Russia if it invades

The Biden administration is weighing new options, including providing more arms to Ukraine to resist a Russian occupation, to try to raise the costs for Russian President Vladimir Putin should he decide to invade the country. The discussions, described by multiple sources familiar with them, reflect a sense of pessimism in the administration following last…MORE

FBI & European police take down computer servers used in ‘major international cyberattacks’

FBI & European police take down computer servers used in ‘major international cyberattacks’

The FBI and police from multiple European countries and Canada have taken down 15 computer servers that were used in “major international cyberattacks,” law enforcement agencies said this week. Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, said that after seizing the servers, investigators have identified “more than 100 businesses” that were at risk of being…MORE

Dutch version of ‘The Voice’ pulled off air amid sexual misconduct allegations
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Dutch version of ‘The Voice’ pulled off air amid sexual misconduct allegations

The Dutch version of “The Voice” has been suspended pending an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations surrounding the popular talent series. Dutch broadcasting company RTL said it will stop airing the show while it carries out an investigation with producers ITV into allegations of “sexually inappropriate behavior” and “abuse of power,” according to a statement…MORE

The pitchforks are out for Kohl’s
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The pitchforks are out for Kohl’s

Kohl’s can’t catch a break from Wall Street. For the second time in as many months and third time in a year, an activist investor is putting pressure on the department store chain to make changes or sell the company. Activist hedge fund Macellum Advisors, which owns about 5% of Kohl’s stock, said in a…MORE

Stephen A. Smith after Covid: If I wasn’t vaccinated, ‘I wouldn’t be here’
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Stephen A. Smith after Covid: If I wasn’t vaccinated, ‘I wouldn’t be here’

Stephen A. Smith returned to ESPN‘s “First Take” Monday after a bout with Covid-19, which the commentator said nearly killed him. “For me personally, it hit me differently,” Smith said. Smith explained that he tested positive for the virus late last month and wound up in the hospital over the New Year. “[Doctors] told me,…MORE

Heidi Klum talks $2 million legs
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Heidi Klum talks $2 million legs

Heidi Klum’s legs may have been insured for more than $2 million, but one is worth more than another. During a recent appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” the supermodel and TV host/judge explained that she has a huge scar on one of her legs from falling into some glass as a child. “Obviously I…MORE

Jodie Sweetin is engaged

Jodie Sweetin is engaged

There’s been some good news in the midst of Jodie Sweetin grieving the loss of her TV dad, Bob Saget. The “Fuller House” star shared on her verified Instagram account Monday that she’s newly engaged to boyfriend Mescal Wasilewski. “I love you Mescal, for always. You’re my person,” she wrote in the caption. “I can’t…MORE

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