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'Great British Baking Show' star Mary Berry joins new BBC cooking show 'Great British Baking Show' star Mary Berry joins new BBC cooking show
- August 02, 2017

Scones? Steak and kidney pie? Mary, who also has her own series, Mary Berry Everyday , on the BBC, said of the new show: "I am never more at home than when I have my judging hat on". The 82-year old British food writer, who has published more than 75 cookbooks, gathered a cult following during her six years on The Great British Bake Off , which she parlayed into a USA deal for The Great American Baking Show . (more...)
Sundance Hit 'Call Me By Your Name' Debuts Official Trailer! Sundance Hit 'Call Me By Your Name' Debuts Official Trailer!
- August 02, 2017

Or, on the other hand perhaps you're perusing this post today, considering, "What is Call Me by Your Name , and why would it be a good idea for me to mind?" "In the film, a 17-year-old named Elio, living in Italy during the 1980s, meets Oliver, a 24-year-old academic who has come to stay at his parents' villa, and a passionate relationship develops between them". (more...)
Harry Styles is reportedly dating Victoria's Secret model Camille Rowe Harry Styles is reportedly dating Victoria's Secret model Camille Rowe
- August 02, 2017

Camille Rowe poses as she arrives for the opening of the Dior exhibition that celebrates the seventieth anniversary of the Christian Dior fashion house on July 3, 2017 in Paris. The 23-year-old and Camille , 27, were spotted at a gig in NY at the weekend with their mutual pal Alexa Chung . The awkward One Direction star squirmed: "I don't know her". (more...)
Shade! Perrie Edwards seriously dissed Zayn Malik & Gigi Hadid WATCH Shade! Perrie Edwards seriously dissed Zayn Malik & Gigi Hadid WATCH
- August 02, 2017

It seems Perrie Edwards might still be a little bitter about how her breakup with ex-fiancé Zayn Malik went down. And after this weekend, fans are wondering whether Malik's ex Perrie Edwards falls into that last group. Others, however, are defending Edwards, saying her voice merely cracked during the performance, making it sound like she said " Hadid ", which totally *could* happen, TBH. (more...)
'Kevin Can Wait' creators to kill wife off 'Kevin Can Wait' creators to kill wife off
- August 02, 2017

At the 2017 Television Critics Association press tour, it was revealed how the show would handle the departure of actress Erinn Hayes and the entrance of Leah Remini . "It will be treated with dignity and respect", ensured CBS president Kelly Kahl . Sherman was asked about that notion as well, but he says that Kevin Can Wait stands on its own. (more...)
Amazon's Alt-History Series 'Black America' Out-Wokes HBO's 'Confederate' Amazon's Alt-History Series 'Black America' Out-Wokes HBO's 'Confederate'
- August 02, 2017

Amazon has not yet announced a projected release date for Black America , but trust me, Black America will be waiting. In the wake of the controversy surrounding Confederate , the alt-history drama that envisions a reality in which slavery is still legal, a new Amazon series offers what's basically the opposite take on history. (more...)
Casey Affleck's wife files for divorce Casey Affleck's wife files for divorce
- August 01, 2017

In the docs, she lists their date of separation as November 2015 - although they didn't announce the split until March 2016. At the time of their break-up, Casey's representative issued a statement which read: " Casey Affleck and Summer Phoenix have amicably separated". (more...)
Fox News accused of making up quotes in DNC murder story Fox News accused of making up quotes in DNC murder story
- August 01, 2017

It alleges a May 16 article sought to promote a claim that a murdered Democratic National Committee staffer was the source of leaked DNC emails during last year's election campaign, and not Russian hackers as the U.S. And now Wheeler, who became the central figure in this 4chan forensics farce, is suing those he says orchestrated the entire thing and made him the patsy. (more...)
Watch Jonathan Groff in Trailer for His New Netflix Series Mindhunter Watch Jonathan Groff in Trailer for His New Netflix Series Mindhunter
- August 01, 2017

Mindhunter will sweep its characters up in the FBI's attempts to understand and utilize the disturbed minds of serial killers . Fincher directs an as-yet-unnamed number of episodes of the show, along with Asif Kapadia ( Amy , Senna ), Tobias Lindholm ( A War , A Hijacking ) and Andrew Douglas ( The Amityville Horror ). (more...)
Arrested Development Season 5 Closer To Becoming A Reality Arrested Development Season 5 Closer To Becoming A Reality
- August 01, 2017

Arrested Development has given us many things over its short and complicated life: endlessly applicable gifs, Lucille Bluth, immortal catch phrases ("There's always money in the banana stand"), Lucille Bluth. "That's sort of a central thread around which [Mitch] is going to braid in all the colorful plot complications that he knows how to do", he added. Debuting in 2003 on Fox, the cult comedy was after three seasons, only to revived in 2013 by Netflix for a fourth season that received ... (more...)
Macklemore involved in vehicle accident with alleged drunk driver Macklemore involved in vehicle accident with alleged drunk driver
- August 01, 2017

TMZ says he later admitted to having a drink "a while back". All of them were able to walk away from the accident. When asked how much, cops say he replied."5 o'clock". Thankfully, according to police, Macklemore was not injured, though the other driver was transported to the hospital. Macklemore had two other passengers in the auto with him at the time of the crash, with only one needing treatment for a minor cut on his or her head. (more...)
Kathy Griffin just shaved her head for the most handsome of reasons Kathy Griffin just shaved her head for the most handsome of reasons
- August 01, 2017

Some people aren't ready to move on, accusing Griffin of pulling yet another stunt by shaving her head. In the photos, Griffin is seen smiling with her newly shaved head . This is the second time Kathy has had to deal with a sibling struggling with cancer . In case you didn't know, Kathy and Joyce's brother, Gary , passed away from cancer back in 2014. (more...)
Janet Mock Speaks Out Following Charlamagne tha God's Controversial Morning Show Janet Mock Speaks Out Following Charlamagne tha God's Controversial Morning Show
- August 01, 2017

Mock's piece was published by beauty magazine Allure , and it opened up with her pointing out that the show's hosts haven't always been kind to transgendered guests in the past prior to her going to the set. Lil' Duval , who is also a "comedian", continues: "and they didn't tell me, I'd be so mad I'm probably gonna kill them". To Duval, Mock asserted, "Your willful ignorance will not stop me from being exactly who I am". (more...)
R. Kelly Cancels Some Of His Upcoming Tour Dates R. Kelly Cancels Some Of His Upcoming Tour Dates
- August 01, 2017

It's hard not to see a correlation between Kelly's concert drama and the recent allegations against him, where he is being accused of orchestrating an abusive sex cult of young women in Chicago and Atlanta. "The promoter sent an email to R. Kelly's team and told them they were set to lose $400,000 if sales didn't pick up fast". The Friday night show in Virginia, for example, was only half-full, and fans were mad with Kelly because he only performed for 45 minutes . (more...)
Cena vs Nakamura for the first time ever Cena vs Nakamura for the first time ever
- August 01, 2017

Money in the Bank" is in Cleveland for tonight's WWE SmackDown Live at the Quicken Loans Arena. With no clear victor, Daniel Bryan would be compelled to set up a triple threat match featuring Nakamura , Cena and Mahal for the WWE championship at SummerSlam . (more...)
Behind the scenes as Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay confronts her rejected suitors Behind the scenes as Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay confronts her rejected suitors
- August 01, 2017

The 26-year-old startup recruiter from Venice addressed the ABC reality franchise's protrayal of his controversial hometown date and came face-to-face with Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay for the first time since she broke up with him on TV. (more...)
McDonald's teases the return of popular McNugget dipping sauce McDonald's teases the return of popular McNugget dipping sauce
- August 01, 2017

Either way, we'll keep our eyes peeled on Twitter and Szechuan hashtags in case there's a contest or if we need to make fast friends with a lucky recipient. A rep for McDonald's for McDonald's confirmed to TODAY Food that only a limited amount of Szechuan sauce was being made and it will not be available in stores - yet. (more...)
Nicole Kidman wants to star in comedy Nicole Kidman wants to star in comedy
- August 01, 2017

She's honest, and it's one of the things that I was most attracted to about these scripts. Nicole Kidman at the Top of the Lake TCA panel. Following her role in Big Little Lies , Kidman has revealed that she would love to star in a comedy series. (more...)
George, Amal Clooney to Help 7 Lebanese Public Schools Educate Syrian Refugees George, Amal Clooney to Help 7 Lebanese Public Schools Educate Syrian Refugees
- August 01, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - George Clooney's foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children. She's always been a passionate advocate for human rights , so Amal Clooney's latest endeavour should come as no surprise. (more...)
Malayalam actress assault case: Dileep's manager Appunni issued notice by SIT Malayalam actress assault case: Dileep's manager Appunni issued notice by SIT
- August 01, 2017

Further, the SIT could also gather solid evidence of him meeting Vishnu, the ninth accused in the case, purportedly on behalf of Dileep , to settle the outstanding with Suni. Officers did not rule out the possibility of subjecting Appunni to another round of interrogation. By the time the reporters identified him as Shibu, elder brother of Appunni, the latter had already reached the police club compound in a auto. (more...)