Springsteen and Trump (Some of) the Rockettes, America's Got Talent's Jackie Evancho, and (some of the) Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony Jan. 20, but one New Jersey group's gala will get a little Bruce Springsteen.
Shock: Pay inequality Having boy parts is awesome. So awesome that Ashton Kutcher, who is a boy, was paid three times as much as his costar Natalie Portman for the 2011 romcom No Strings Attached. So reveals Portman, who points out that the pic was her star vehicle and had her name first in the credits.
Fox picks Tucker Carlson Tucker Carlson's star is on the rise at Fox News. And how. The 47-year-old conservative pundit has been picked to replace Megyn Kelly to lead the network's 9 p.m. slot, one of the most-watched hours anywhere on cable TV. This comes just weeks after Carlson took over the 7 p.m. slot.
Inauguration turmoil continues The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, which Ronald Reagan famously called "America's Choir" at his first inauguration, has announced it will perform at Donald Trump's Jan. 20 inauguration. There has been a mixed response, "with people expressing bot
Octavia Spencer on adversity Oscar-winning The Help star Octavia Spencer is already flourishing this awards season. She has Golden Globe and SAG supporting nominations for her role in the Christmas movie Hidden Figures, about a trio of black female mathematicians who had distinguished careers at NASA beginning in the early 1960s. It costars Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monáe.
Roger Ailes on the big screen A film is in the works about the ouster of Fox News' former chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, says the Hollywood Reporter. To be written by Charles Randolph (The Big Short), it "will focus on Megyn Kelly and the women who brought down the man once considered the most powerful in media," the Reporter said, "with accusations of sexual harassment, as well as the wife, Elizabeth Tilson, who propped him up."
Kanye back home with Kim Kanye West is back home with Kim Kardashian after undergoing an eight-day psychological evaluation amid reports the two are headed for a breakup. West, 30, was released Wednesday from UCLA Medical Center after suffering from "temporary psychosis" as a result of sleep deprivation and dehydration, says TMZ. He'll require after-care.
Firefight: Leah & Scientology Billed as a gutsy work of investigative journalism, former Scientologist Leah Remini's A&E doc series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath already has been met with complaints from the Church of Scientology - even before it was set to premiere Tuesday night.
Tirdad Derakhshani was born in Tehran, Iran, and raised in London and rural North Jersey, where he closely studied a theoretical, radical post-Hegelian approach to cow-tipping. He moved to Philadelphia in the mid-'80s to seek enlightenment, and instead received a B.A. in literature at Penn. While pursuing doctoral studies in modern religious thought and philosophy, he worked at the Inquirer as a news clerk, researcher, editor, and entertainment writer.
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