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  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00 EST

    When news broke that Kevin Spacey was accused of sexually harassing multiple men, The Old Vic Theatre, opened up an investigation.

    Spacey served as the artistic director there for 11 years, and in that time, 20 allegations of sexual misconduct occurred, according to the Old Vic’s investigation.

    • The theatre set up an anonymous tip line and per the investigation, "16 staff and four others came forward with a number of allegations against Spacey between 1995 and 2013."
    • No one took legal action against Spacey, and the theatre acknowledges that Spacey’s "cult of personality" may have discouraged such action.
    • "During his tenure, The Old Vic was in a unique position of having a Hollywood star at the helm around whom existed a cult of personality," a statement from The Old Vic reads. "The investigation found that his stardom and status at The Old Vic may have prevented people, and in particular junior staff or young actors, from feeling that they could speak up or raise a hand for help."
    • The nature of the allegations are unknown but the Guardian reports that 14 were serious enough to prompt the theatre to encourage complainants to report them to the police.


  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00 EST

    Haters can hate all they want to, but Kim Kardashian West just proved her clan has as much relevance as ever.

    The KKW mogul made a whopping $10 million in one day. She launched her three fragrances—Crystal Gardenia, Crystal Gardenia Oud and Crystal Gardenia Citrus on Wednesday. According to TMZ, sales hit $1 million in the first hour alone.

    • Only 300,000 bottles were produced, and they are expected to sell out overnight.
    • The most impressive part? None of the buyers had even smelled the perfume yet. They just bought the bottles ($60 for 75 ml, $35 for 30 ml) on the strength of her brand, her push and the packaging.
    • Kardashian West launched an all-out social media assault before she debuted the perfumes, discussing how they were inspired by the crystal healing process she underwent after her Paris robbery in 2016, and showcasing photos of the beautiful crystal packaging.


    • Meanwhile, she opened up about why she didn’t invite the surrogate mother of the third child she is expecting with Kanye West to her shower.
    • She told Loni Love on The Real that she "hadn’t really gone that far in explaining it to my kids yet."
    • "So I have to figure that out first before they really see, and then if we’re celebrating, you know, her … I just wanted to celebrate the baby," explains Kardashian West.


  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00 EST

    Amber Heard says she didn’t set out to inspire women. But she unwittingly did when she divorced one of Hollywood’s biggest movie stars, Johnny Depp, in May of 2016.

    That’s because, in court documents, she laid out the case that Depp had been "verbally and physically abusive," which he denied through his lawyer.

    • Months later, they issued a joint statement saying their "relationship was intensely passionate and at times volatile, but always bound by love."
    • Heard received $7 million from Depp, which she promised to donate to the ACLU and the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles.
    • She covers GQ Australia’s December cover, and inside, she discusses what it’s like to become a role model.
    • "I feel incredibly fortunate that I'm in a position where I could be of any help." Heard, 31, says. "At times it's a burden to consider that your life is no longer just yours and it's not private. It can be hard to know that you can't function in full—that anonymity is no longer a valid goal and that your actions and words, whether they're done on a red carpet or in the most intimate corners of your personal life, to know that those aren't fully yours anymore. That's a difficult realization to come to when it does hit you. It's severe but you grow and move on from that, and on balance, I take into consideration all of the incredible fortune I have being in this position."
    • She also spoke out about the horrific sexual misconduct allegations that have been filed against multiple Hollywood men, including Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Brett Ratner.
    • "You scratch your head wondering why women go through this sort of harm most often behind closed doors," she said. "Just look at how we treat those who do come forward? We have a long history of dismantling and discrediting women with ease in a public theatre. So, you can understand why it would be so intimidating to say anything whether you're a man or a woman. It's a club as well, a small world. And I imagine that being that small it adopts a certain posture."


  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00 EST

    During the 200th episode celebration of her hit show Modern Family, Ariel Winter, 19, told People that she "definitely" plans to marry boyfriend Levi Meaden, 30.

    Winter said: "Definitely, I definitely do. That’s definitely my goal, long term is definitely my goal." The pair just celebrated their one-year anniversary, which she celebrated by posting PDA-heavy pics on Instagram.

    • On the backlash she received over the pics, she said: "I think you just get to a certain point after you have been hated on so much that you just realize that people are gonna say what they are gonna say no matter what and it really doesn’t matter, you can’t care."
    • Meanwhile, Winter is close with her onscreen co-star Sarah Hyland IRL. She told Entertainment Tonight that "We love each other honestly. These people are our family, and we are just the luckiest people in the world," adding that she’d "love" to go on a double date with Hyland her new boyfriend Wells Adams.


  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00 EST

    Patton Oswalt is head over heels in love with his new bride, Meredith Salenger. Their union has not been without controversy, however, as it occurred 18 months after his first wife’s death.

    Oswalt and Salenger tied the knot in front of family and friends on November 4th. His first wife, Michelle McNamara, died unexpectedly in her sleep in April of 2016, leaving behind their daughter Alice, 8.

    • Oswalt opened up to People about the whirlwind of emotions he’s feeling.
    • "It feels like an evolution," Oswalt, 48, tells People. "After the darkness, I went through all the ways I had to strengthen myself to try to recognize joy again. Meredith was a beacon I had to reach for."
    • In many ways, he says, their union felt fateful.
    • "When I first starting talking with Patton on Facebook, it was just sort of witty banter," says Salenger, 47. "There was nothing to it, but as I started getting to know him better, I looked up Michelle on Facebook and I saw that we had like 15 mutual friends. One of them was my best friend since 7th grade. I called her and was like, ‘Tell me about Michelle.’ She was best friends with Michelle after college. She was like, ‘I loved her. She’s amazing. She’s so funny and smart.’ "
    • Oswalt adds that he is grateful that Salenger has become close with Alice and even McNamara’s family.
    • "It just felt like worlds were connecting and everything was okay again," says Oswalt. "We’re still floating on this other level that we’ve been on since the day we met."


  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00 EST

    Serena Williams and her husband, Alexis Ohanian, jumped the broom in New Orleans on Thursday (November 16th). According to Bossip, Serena’s sister, Venus, attending the nuptial, along with Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria, Lala Anthony and Ciara. Sources told Entertainment Tonight that all wedding guests were asked to dress in a particular theme, however, said theme has not been revealed. Guests were greeted with Beauty and the Beast’s "Be Out Guest" and cocktails before the ceremony.

    • Sources have also said that there will be a recovery afterparty on Friday (November 17th) with a DJ, games and a "recovery bar."


  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00 EST

    VEEP DELAYS PRODUCTION AS JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS BATTLES CANCER: Production on Veep’s final season has been paused as Julia Louis-Dreyfus continues to battle breast cancer. The 56-year-old Emmy-winning actress revealed her diagnosis in September and has reportedly gone through three rounds of chemo, but she is determined to complete the final run of Veep. The show’s upcoming seventh and final season is set to air in 2018.

    GWYNETH PALTROW SAYS SHE IS NOT COMPETING WITH REESE WITHERSPOON OR JESSICA ALBA: Gwyneth Paltrow says she is tired of being publicly pitted against fellow actresses-turned-business moguls. At an event hosted by the female-driven networking app Bumble, she said there’s "an age old, embedded in the DNA" notion that women don’t support each other. "I’ve actually been so fascinated by this," the 45-year-old Goop founder said, adding that although she’s often felt that while "the media has tried to triangulate myself and Jessica Alba or myself and Reese Witherspoon, there is genuinely no competitive spirit between us."

    JULIA ROBERTS DISCUSSES ‘UGLY’ PROBLEM OF HARASSMENT: Julia Roberts appeared on The Today Show Thursday to discuss her new movie Wonder, and her experience (or lack thereof) of harassment in Hollywood. "You know, it’s all so ugly in so many ways," Roberts, 50, said Thursday. "I’ve never had this experience. I mean, I almost feel bad saying that because I don’t know why I was spared. You hear some of these heart-wrenching, awful stories — and I have a daughter — it is heartbreaking. But it’s not been part of my experience." Roberts previously released a statement in support of the women who spoke out against Harvey Weinstein. Wonder, which also stars Jacob Tremblay and Owen Wilson, opens Friday.

    KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY’S DIVORCE FINALIZED: Keegan-Michael Key’s divorce has been finalized, according to TMZ. The Key and Peele star will have to give ex Cynthia Blaise $34,000 per month in spousal support, plus give her an additional 21% of his gross income over $2.153 million a year, according to court papers obtained by the publication. He also has to write her a check for $655,000 to even out their division of assets, plus she’s keeping the timeshare in Mexico and a Subaru Crosstrek. Key doesn’t seem unduly perturbed. He shared the news of his engagement to Elisa Publiese earlier this week.

    STACY LONDON BLOCKS CLINTON KELLY ON TWITTER: Feud alert! Former What Not To Wear cohosts Stacy London and Clinton Kelly are no longer besties on social media. Kelly surprised fans, revealing that London blocked him on Twitter. "Alllll righty then," he wrote, alongside a screenshot of the block. When he asked what was going on, The Chew co-host responded with an enigmatic: "The tea is old. And I never spill tea unless I’m shook, which I’m not." Observers speculate that the ill-will may stem from his January 2017 memoir I Hate Everyone, Except You, in which he explained that behind-the-scenes, their interactions were less than picture-perfect. "I either adored her or despised her and never anything in between," Kelly confessed. "We spent nearly sixty hours a week in captivity, rarely more than an arm’s length away from each other. Trust me when I tell you that that is just too much time to spend with any other human being you didn’t choose of your own free will."

    SYLVESTER STALLONE RESPONDS TO 16-YEAR-OLD’S SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATION: Sylvester Stallone is shooting down an accusation made in a police report filed in 1986 that came to light on Thursday. The alleged victim claimed the 71-year-old actor, then 40-years-old, forced her to have sex with him and his bodyguard in a Las Vegas hotel room when she was 16-years-old, and then threatened violence if she told anyone. "This is a ridiculous, categorically false story. No one was ever aware of this story until it was published today, including Mr. Stallone. At no time was Mr. Stallone ever contacted by authorities or anyone else regarding this matter," his spokesperson said. "It never happened," she added. The girl reportedly did not want to press charges because she was scared and humiliated, and signed a "no prosecution" form.


  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00 EST

    EMILY BLUNT AND JOHN KRASINKSI HIT THE MUTE BUTTON IN A QUIET PLACE: Emily Blunt and John Krasinksi learn that "silence is survival" in A Quiet Place trailer. "If they can't hear you, they can't hunt you." Yikes! Krasinski wrote, directed and is starring in the largely talk-free thriller opposite his wife, Blunt. In addition, Noah Jupe and Millicent Simmonds costar. A Quiet Place lands April 6th, 2018.

    FANTASTIC BEASTS SEQUEL GETS A TITLE: Warner Bros. has announced the title for the sequel to 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. On Twitter, WB shared the first image of the stars and wrote: "In one year, return to the Wizarding World with Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. #MagicInProgress #FantasticBeasts." The movie stars Poppy Corby-Tuech as Rosier, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson as Skender, Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald, Carmen Ejogo as Seraphina Picquery, Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski, Kevin Guthrie as Abernathy, Brontis Jodorowsky as Nicolas Flamel, Cornell S. John as Arnold Guzman, Zoe Kravitz as Leta Lestrange, Jude Law as Albus Dumbledor, and many others. The Crimes of Grindewald drops November 6th, 2018.

    JUSTICE LEAGUE GETS DELAYED ROTTEN TOMATOES SCORE OF 43%: That doesn’t bode well for our superheroes. Justice League has been given a 43% score from the online review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, putting it on the lower end of the middle of the pack of the five films the Warner Bros. DC Universe has cranked out thus far. The score was delayed so it could debut on its Facebook show See It/Skip It Wednesday nights. Industry analysts predict Justice League will earn $110 million this weekend as it opens at the box office. Will you go see it?

    THE ROCK’S DAUGHTER TO BE GOLDEN GLOBE AMBASSADOR: This year’s Golden Globe Ambassador will be Simone Garcia Johnson, the daughter of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and his ex-wife Dany Garcia. The position was previously known as Miss Golden Globes, but the title has expanded to recognize the recipients’ year-round role in assisting the Hollywood Press Association’s philanthropic efforts. The 16-year-old was also recently signed by IMG Models.

    DANCE MOMS BREAKOUT STAR JOJO SIWA INKS 3-BOOK DEAL: JoJo Siwa, a 14-year-old YouTube and Nickelodeon star, just inked a deal to release three more books. She published her memoir, JoJo’s Guide to the Sweet Life: #Peaceouthaterz, last month. It quickly became a New York Times bestseller. Siwa became a breakout star after appearing on Dance Moms and Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition and her YouTube show, JoJo’s Juice, has more than 4.8 million subscribers. Fans can next see her in Nickelodeon’s Lip Sync Battle Shorties, along with co-host Nick Cannon.