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‘Fleabag’ stage production coming to Amazon as part of charity effort

If you never had a chance to see “Fleabag” while it was gracing the stage, here’s your chance. Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Amazon, home to the acclaimed TV series, are making the theater production available for streaming for a limited time as part of a fundraising effort for multiple charities providing Covid-19 relief. “I hope this…MORE

Late-night hosts unite for Covid-19 relief concert

Late-night hosts unite for Covid-19 relief concert

Global Citizen and the World Health Organization announced a virtual benefit concert on Monday. The event, titled “One World: Together At Home,” is set for April 18 and will be co-hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert. Scheduled performers include Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna…MORE

Jay Benedict, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ actor, dies from coronavirus

Jay Benedict, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ actor, dies from coronavirus

“The Dark Knight Rises” actor Jay Benedict has died from the coronavirus, his management team announced. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear client Jay Benedict, who this afternoon lost his battle with COVID-19. Our thoughts are with his family,” the company account tweeted Saturday. Benedict also acted in…MORE

Singer Duffy says she was drugged, taken to another country and raped

Singer Duffy says she was drugged, taken to another country and raped

Duffy has revealed harrowing details of a four-week ordeal during which she says she was drugged at a restaurant on her birthday, taken to a foreign country and raped by an unnamed attacker. In a post on her own website, the Welsh singer said she was making the details public in order to free herself…MORE

Lionel Richie remembers his friend Kenny Rogers in ACM concert

Lionel Richie remembers his friend Kenny Rogers in ACM concert

Some of country music’s biggest names came together to celebrate the late Kenny Rogers on Sunday night. During the “ACM Presents: Our Country” concert, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie paid tribute to the country music legend. But it was Richie who had everyone reaching for the Kleenex when he sang their…MORE

John Krasinski surprises young ‘Hamilton’ fan with a cast reunion

John Krasinski surprised one young Broadway fan with her ultimate wish on his “Some Good News” show. The actor and his wife, actress Emily Blunt, appeared together on the second episode of his YouTube show, where they treated a 9-year-old “Hamilton” fan to a Zoom session with the original Broadway cast, including Leslie Odom Jr.,…MORE

Kiefer Sutherland remembers his mom Shirley Douglas

Kiefer Sutherland remembers his mom Shirley Douglas

Kiefer Sutherland paid tribute to his mom, actress Shirley Douglas, who died over the weekend, Sutherland said. “Early this morning my mother, Shirley Douglas, passed away due to complications surrounding pneumonia (not related to COVID19),” Sutherland shared in a post on Twitter Sunday. He called his mom “extraordinary,” and said she had led a great…MORE

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