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Trump's Mexico Border Wall to Cost $21.6 Billion, Says Report
- February 12, 2017

Ahead of the planned visit, Trump tweeted: "If Mexico is unwilling to pay for the badly needed wall, then it would be better to cancel the upcoming meeting". So what is Trump's own administration saying about the border wall's construction? Warren further questioned whether the Trump administration had consulted with Clark's office to determine the border wall executive order's impact on state and local homeland security efforts. (more...)
Grammys 2017: Everything you need to know ahead of the big show Grammys 2017: Everything you need to know ahead of the big show
- February 12, 2017

Corden, of course, has skyrocketed to mega-success over the past couple of years thanks to his viral-sensation Carpool Karaoke segment on The Late Late Show With James Corden. Best new artist contenders Kelsea Ballerini, the Chainsmokers, Chance the Rapper, Maren Morris, and Anderson Paak may become the evening's major success stories. (more...)
Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo Introduce Us To Dusty Rose
- February 12, 2017

This was the first time that the couple took their baby girl to the eyes of the public, as they have been staying away from the media since she was born last September. He added, "This is one of the most incredible, special days of my life that I will never forget". Adam Levine is the latest Hollywood hitmaker to get the star treatment on the Hollywood Walk of Fame , and he had his cutest (and littlest) fan there to support him. (more...)
Staff Recs: Favorite Moment from Lady Gaga's Halftime Show Staff Recs: Favorite Moment from Lady Gaga's Halftime Show
- February 11, 2017

On that alone, it sure seems like they may be a happy couple, though neither have spoken about it directly. They were last seen attending Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid's Spring 2017 fashion show on Wednesday. Christian Carino , 48, is an agent for the Creative Artists Agency, and he's had some of the biggest names on his roster including Justin Bieber, Amber Heard, Christian Aguilera, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Styles and tons more! "I have known Jonas for a really long time ... (more...)
Oscars: Justin Timberlake, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, John Legend to Perform
- February 11, 2017

The one shake-up may be Best Song, where Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has a strong standing. This marks Miranda's debut on the Oscars stage. He'll be joined onstage by Auli'i Cravalho, the actress who voiced the title character. He shares music and lyric credits with Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster. His acting credits include the Oscar-winning film The Social Network (2010) and Oscar-nominated Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). (more...)
Oklahoma City Thunder Game Recap: Running Out of Gas
- February 11, 2017

The Thunder played up-tempo in the first half, exposing the Cavs' exhausted legs after playing a tough game the night before. "He is who he is", said Cavs coach Tyronn Lue. As a result, the Cavaliers (23-30 FTA) kept the game close from the charity stripe. He was very iffy coming into this one as the Cavs considered sitting their Big 3, but played very well. (more...)
Pic! Rosie O'Donnell Transforms into Steve Bannon Pic! Rosie O'Donnell Transforms into Steve Bannon
- February 11, 2017

O'Donnell's new profile photo appears to be a digitally altered picture of Bannon featuring her face replacing his. Which, in turn, lead to the question: what other women could star as Trump's team on SNL? . He said in a phone interview on Monday that it doesn't really matter what he thinks about the skit, and that: 'I would much rather have the focus be on the president's agenda and the success he's having'. (more...)
Trump immigration order 'not a Muslim ban' - lawyer Trump immigration order 'not a Muslim ban' - lawyer
- February 11, 2017

The representative of Washington and Minnesota states was also grilled by judges over the two states' defiance of Trump's travel ban. August Flentje, representing the Trump administration as special counsel for the U.S. The case is likely to end up at the United States Supreme Court. "To be clear, this is not a Muslim ban, as the media is falsely reporting". "President Trump unleashed chaos by signing the executive order at issue here", lawyers wrote. (more...)
Twitter Slams Vogue For Photoshopping Ashley Graham And Gigi Hadid's Cover
- February 10, 2017

If you're anything like me, you're waiting for warm weather with bated breath. WTF is going on with Gigi's hand, which looks like it's been stretched within an inch of its life and is covering Ashley's waist? During her interview with the fashion bible, Graham highlighted the importance of diversity in the fashion industry. (more...)
Predictions for 'The Walking Dead' Season 7B Predictions for 'The Walking Dead' Season 7B
- February 10, 2017

With Rick (played by Andrew Lincoln) and the other survivors determined to destroy the sadistic Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and the Saviors, they have to catch them first. We'll see treachery from people we trust. The Governor definitely had some megalomaniacal problems, to be sure, but like Negan, he led a large community long before Rick started. (more...)
They're Already Talking About Reviving American Idol
- February 10, 2017

Although talks are ongoing between NBC and Fremantle , the company the produced American Idol , no agreement has been reached. One possibility being considered: cutting NBC's existing singing competition "The Voice" from two cycles a year to one. (more...)
The Lego Batman Movie builds on original
- February 10, 2017

As someone not immune to the charms of any of those things, I giggled like a middle-schooler throughout, even as the movie fades a bit in its final stretch. With both "Fifty Shades Darker" and "John Wick: Chapter 2" (both of which have reviews coming) dropping in theaters this weekend, it seems like a family trip to the movies is in order. (more...)
Lady Gaga to Duet with Metallica at Grammys
- February 09, 2017

Lady Gaga will take the stage with Metallica at this year's GRAMMY Awards . The "Poker Face" singer is actually a not-so-secret heavy metal fan. But Metallica is nominated under the Best Rock Song category for the song, Hardwired. News of the collaboration broke this week via a Lady Gaga fan site, which posted an image from the Grammys proclaiming that " Lady Gaga duets with Metallica ". (more...)
Netflix Renews The OA for a Second Season Netflix Renews The OA for a Second Season
- February 09, 2017

The drama centers on Prairie Johnson (Marling), a blind woman who went missing several years ago and then suddenly resurfaced with the ability to see. The finale raised as many questions as it answered, and left plenty of meat on the bone for future episodes to pick apart. The series had been in development by Marling and Batmanglij since 2012. (more...)
Katy Perry's "Chained To The Rhythm" Will Receive Hourly First Day Airplay
- February 09, 2017

The singer revealed the hidden feature by tweeting out another video of her plugging earphones into the disco ball with nails that read "Find Me". The reggae feel of the song may also indicate that reports that Skip Marley - grandson of reggae legend Bob Marley - is joining her on the track are true. (more...)
Madonna gets go-ahead to adopt twins from Malawi Madonna gets go-ahead to adopt twins from Malawi
- February 08, 2017

After initially denying that she was recently in Malawi to adopt twin girls, government officials now tell The Guardian Madonna did in fact adopt two daughters. But Banda was ousted in 2014 elections and the new president, Peter Mutharika , moved to fix relations, saying "my government has always been grateful for the passion Madonna has for this country". (more...)
'Cash Me Ousside' teen Danielle Bregoli punches woman at LAX
- February 08, 2017

Finally, when the third party put her hands around Barbara Ann's throat, Danielle stepped in and cold cocked the woman in the face. Bregoli then approaches the woman and starts screaming in her face as her mom holds her back. The adults begin swinging at one another, which is when Danielle steps in, flying through the air and throwing punches to defend her mom. In shocking video footage the woman is heard calling the mum a "w*****". (more...)
Rosie O'Donnell says she's willing to play Steve Bannon Rosie O'Donnell says she's willing to play Steve Bannon
- February 08, 2017

The network has declined to comment about casting her on the show, and O'Donnell even deemed it "an alternate fact". A Monday night Politico report, however, claims Trump took issue with Spicer being portrayed by a woman . O'Donnell responded on Twitter: "available - if called I will serve". To kick off the new year, O'Donnell, a fervent opponent of Trump's presidential bid during the campaign, called Trump "mentally unstable."A few days later, she called for imposing martial law and ... (more...)
AIADMK should dissolve Assembly, call for elections: Karthi Chidambaram on Sasikala's elevation AIADMK should dissolve Assembly, call for elections: Karthi Chidambaram on Sasikala's elevation
- February 08, 2017

Panneerselvam was appointed as Chief Minister on the night of December 5 within hours of the death of Jayalalithaa. This revolt of Paneerselvam assumes significance for the fact that the in charge Governor CH Vidya Sagar Rao is visiting Tamil Nadu tomorrow. (more...)
'We'll Wait Until 2023 for Bill O'Reilly Apology'
- February 08, 2017

Meanwhile, in Russia, Putin has demanded an apology from Fox News and O'Reilly for calling him a killer. In the interview, Trump says, "I do respect him", then is asked why. "Well, I think that our country does plenty of killing, too, Joe", Trumps said. "I have no idea", he said in response to a question. In January past year, after a British judge ruled that Putin had "probably" authorized the murder of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London, Trump said he saw "no evidence" ... (more...)
Audi makes equal pay statement in Super Bowl ad
- February 07, 2017

The ad opens with a young girl racing a soapbox auto against a boy, with her father musing in voiceover. "What do I tell my daughter", he wonders. That her dad is worth more than her mom? "What do I tell my daughter?" Audi, which has publicly pledged to support women's pay equality in the workplace and is committed to fostering an equal work environment for all employees, ends its powerful ad with an equally powerful message: "Progress is for everyone". (more...)
Tiffany says CEO Frederic Cumenal steps down Tiffany says CEO Frederic Cumenal steps down
- February 07, 2017

Kowalski. The retailer issued a statement revealing its disappoint at the company's recent financial performance and confirmed it would now be focusing on "compet [ing] more effectively in today's global luxury market". Shares of Tiffany fell early Monday following news its chief executive had stepped down and U.S. stocks pulled back after the surge late last week. (more...)
Jessa Duggar Gives Birth to Baby Boy Jessa Duggar Gives Birth to Baby Boy
- February 07, 2017

So what did she and Ben Seewald name their son? Ben and Jessa shared the news that their little guy finally made a decision to join the rest of the family, after missing his February 2 due date . Tozer. "The next Dillard baby is a boy", Derick, 27, announced in a video posted to TLC's website last week. Jessa Duggar compared her baby bumps at 39 weeks. (more...)
Kissing Ryan Reynolds was ridiculous: Andrew Garfield explains why it happened Kissing Ryan Reynolds was ridiculous: Andrew Garfield explains why it happened
- February 07, 2017

Garfield recently stopped by The Graham Norton Show , where he gave some more insight into the hilarious lip-lock he shared with Reynolds at the Golden Globes following Ryan Gosling's big win (and Reynolds' subsequent loss). It isn't the first time Andrew has spoken about the smooch, as he previously joked that he "just wanted Ryan to know [he] loved him". "I said to Ryan, "We can still just do it", he says. (more...)
Melissa McCarthy Makes 'SNL' Great Again with Sean Spicer Spoof Melissa McCarthy Makes 'SNL' Great Again with Sean Spicer Spoof
- February 06, 2017

Acknowledging that his relationship with the press had gotten off to a " rocky start", Spicer began by "apologizing on the behalf of you to me". Then McCarthy-Spicer reviewed the president's recent announcement of his pick for the Supreme Court. (more...)