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Report: Celebs were asked to “gush over” Ellen

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Allegations of a toxic workplace at The Ellen DeGeneres Show have taken a celebrity turn, with an insider saying two famous guests were directed to “fawn over” the chat show host. Page Six reports that the two guests, who remain anonymous, were told by producers to, “compliment Ellen, tell her what…read more »

Alan Parker, Oscar nominated director of ‘Mississippi Burning’ and ‘Midnight Express’, dead at 76

Parker in 2003 — Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage(LONDON) — Alan Parker, the British writer-director behind movies including Fame, Bugsy Malone, and Mississippi Burning died Friday after a lengthy illness, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  He was 76. A versatile filmmaker, Parker was known for moving fluidly through various genres — from the Civil Rights struggle-themed Mississippi Burning through lighter, more musical-oriented movies including…read more »

Don Cheadle, Julianne Moore, others launching quarantine film series

Getty Images for EIF & XQ(LOS ANGELES) — A group of Hollywood celebrities have compiled a short film series while in — and all about — quarantine. Julianne Moore, Don Cheadle, Chris Cooper, Rosie Perez and Debra Winger top the all-star cast of With/In, a collection of short films made during lockdown by a number…read more »

Naya Rivera’s final on-screen appearance revealed after being laid to rest

Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The late Naya Rivera will be featured in an upcoming episode of Netflix’s Sugar Rush, Deadline reports.  The episode, which is believed to have been her final on-screen appearance before her tragic death, premieres on the platform today as part of the show’s third season.  According to the outlet, the Glee alum filmed as a guest judge on the baking…read more »

“I write, I write, I write” — Matthew McConaughey penned a memoir

ABC/Nicole Wilder(TEXAS) — Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey is now an author.  In a message to his social media followers, the actor and part-time college professor revealed the book is called Greenlights.  “Ever since I learned to write, I’ve been keeping a journal, writing down anything that turned me on, turned me off, made me laugh, made me cry, made…read more »

“I am committed to ensuring this doesn’t happen again”: Ellen DeGeneres writes staff after abuse allegations

Photo by FOX via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — While WarnerMedia completes an investigation into the accusations, Ellen DeGeneres wrote a message to her staff regarding abuse allegations some of her self-titled show’s staff vented to Buzzfeed earlier this month.  ABC News obtained the email, in which DeGeneres apologizes to her staff. While several high-ranking producers on the show were…read more »

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