Cicely Tyson Dead: Pioneering Hollywood Icon Dies at 96

Emmy- and Tony-winning actress Cicely Tyson, who distinguished herself in theater, film and television, died on Thursday afternoon. She was 96.

“I have managed Miss Tyson’s career for over 40 years, and each year was a privilege and blessing,” her manager, Larry Thompson, said in a statement. “Cicely thought of her new memoir as a Christmas tree decorated with all the ornaments of her personal and professional life. Today she placed the last ornament, a Star, on top of the tree.”

Throughout her career Tyson refused to play drug addicts, prostitutes or maids, roles she thought demeaning to Black women. But when a good part came along she grabbed hold of it with tenacity.

Onstage she was in the original 1961 Off Broadway production of Jean Genet’s “The Blacks” and, decades later, she won a Tony for her starring role in a revival of “The Trip to Bountiful.”

In television she nabbed the first recurring role for an Black woman in a drama series, “East Side/West Side,” and the actress later won two much-deserved Emmys for 1974’s memorable “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.” She was nominated a total of 16 times in her career, also winning for supporting actress, in 1994 for an adaptation of “Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All”; she was nominated five times for guest actress in a drama for “How to Get Away With Murder.”

Tyson received an Oscar nomination in 1973 for Martin Ritt’s drama “Sounder” and an Honorary Oscar in 2018.

The actress became a household name thanks to her starring role in “Miss Jane Pittman.” The TV movie, in which a 110-year-old woman recalls her life, required her to portray the heroine over a nine-decade period. Writing about Tyson’s performance, Pauline Kael compared her “to the highest, because that’s the comparison she invites and has earned.”

In 1961 Tyson was one of the original cast members in “The Blacks,” which ran for two years at the St. Mark’s Playhouse. Her co-stars included Roscoe Lee Browne, James Earl Jones, Godfrey Cambridge and Raymond St. Jacques. The role of Virtue won her the Vernon Rice Award, a feat she repeated for the 1962 production of “Moon on a Rainbow Shawl.” She starred with Diana Sands in the 1963 Broadway production of “Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright,” which closed during a newspaper strike, and later that year appeared Off Broadway in “The Blue Boy in Black” with Billy Dee Williams. She moved on to Carroll’s musical “Trumpets of the Lord” (she also appeared in the 1968 Broadway staging) as well as the 1966 production of “A Hand Is at the Gate,” the 1968 play “Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights” and the 1969 program of Lorraine Hansberry readings “To Be Young, Gifted and Black.”

Tyson was also one of the founding members of the Dance Theater of Harlem in 1969.

Interspersed with her stage gigs, Tyson appeared in a number of television shows, including a dramatic presentation of “Brown Girl, Brown Stones” in 1960 and “Between Yesterday and Today.” “East Side/West Side” star George C. Scott, having been impressed by her performance in “The Blacks,” asked for her to play his assistant in the 1963 CBS series. Though the show lasted only 26 episodes, it increased her visibility, and she followed it with appearances on shows including “Naked City,” “The Nurses,” “I Spy,” “Slattery’s People” and “The Bill Cosby Show.”

During this period she curtailed her work schedule to devote more time to her relationship with jazz great Miles Davis.

Tyson made her film debut with a small role in 1957’s “Twelve Angry Men” and her formal debut in the 1959 Sidney Poitier film “Odds Against Tomorrow,” followed by “The Comedians,” “The Last Angry Man,” “A Man Called Adam” and “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.” Refusing to participate in the blaxploitation movies that became popular in the late ’60s, she waited until 1972 to return to the screen in the drama “Sounder,” which captured several Oscar nominations including one for Tyson as best actress.

Variety reviewer A.D. Murphy enthused that the film was “outstanding” and added, “The performances of Paul Winfield and Cicely Tyson, as the devoted though impoverished parents, are milestones in their own careers.”

Despite her achievements onstage and in films, however, most of the actress’s best work was done for television. In addition to “Miss Jane Pittman,” she did outstanding work in “Roots,” “The Wilma Rudolph Story,” “King: The Martin Luther King Story,” “When No One Would Listen,” “A Woman Called Moses,” “The Marva Collins Story,” “The Women of Brewster Place,” “The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All” and the TV adaptation of “Trip to Bountiful.”

She remained an occasional presence on the big screen as well in films including “A Hero Ain’t Nothin’ But a Sandwich,” Richard Pryor comedy “Bustin’ Loose,” “Fried Green Tomatoes” and “Hoodlum.”

Tyson returned to Broadway in 1983 to star in a brief revival of “The Corn Is Green.”

On television she also appeared in the title role of “Ms. Scrooge,” a gender-reversed adaptation of Charles Dickens, as well as telepics including “Benny’s Place,” “Playing With Fire,” “Acceptable Risks,” “Heat Wave,” “Duplicates,” “A Lesson Before Dying” and “The Rosa Parks Story.”

In 1994-95 she played a Southern attorney in NBC’s brief, civil rights-themed legal drama “Sweet Justice,” and she appeared in a 2009 episode of “Law and Order: SVU.”

In her 70s, Tyson worked more in film than at any other time in her career, thanks in part to Tyler Perry: She appeared in his films “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” (2005), “Madea’s Family Reunion (2006) and “Why Did I Get Married Too?” (2010) as well as in the 2012 Perry starrer “Alex Cross,” which he did not direct. The actress also had supporting roles in “Because of Winn-Dixie,” “Fat Rose and Squeaky,” “Idlewild” and 2011’s “The Help.”

And capping an already-impressive career, Tyson won the Tony for best actress for her role as Carrie Watts in the 2013 revival of “A Trip to Bountiful,” then repeated the performance in a 2014 Lifetime TV adaptation.

Born in East Harlem to West Indian immigrant parents, Tyson rose from humble beginnings. After graduating from high school she worked as a secretary for the American Red Cross before becoming a model; at the top of her game she appeared in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. She was bitten by the acting bug after an appearance in an aborted independent film, “The Spectrum.” She studied at the Actors Studio and with Lloyd Richards and Vinnette Carroll, who featured Tyson as Barbara Allen in a 1959 Off Broadway revival of the musical “The Dark of the Moon.” She segued into the variety show “Talent ’59” on Broadway and appeared in a production of “Jolly’s Progress” in which she also understudied Eartha Kitt, before a role in “The Blacks” ignited her stage career.

Tyson was active in charity and arts organizations including Urban Gateways, the Human Family Institute and the American Film Institute. She received awards from the National Council of Negro Women and the NAACP as well as the Capitol Press Award.

The actress was one of 25 Black women honored for their contributions to art, entertainment and civil rights as part of Oprah Winfrey’s 2005 Legends Ball.

Tyson remained feisty even as she reached 90. She criticized an upcoming remake of “Roots” as unnecessary and, in a speech at the Grace Awards, where Tyson received a lifetime achievement award from the Alliance for Women in Media in May 2015, the actress recounted being asked, “Now that you have made it, what else are you going to do?,” to which she responded, “‘My dear, the day I feel that I have made it, I am finished.”‘

Tyson was married to Davis from 1981-88.

Survivors include her niece, English actress Cathy Tyson.

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Netflix announces new movie starring Jennifer Lopez as an assassin

Jennifer Lopez is set to star in The Mother, a new movie from Netflix in which she’ll play an assassin.

Directed by Niki Caro, who helmed Disney’s live-action Mulan remake last year, the screenplay has been penned by Lovecraft Country creator Misha Green, who was also recently announced to be replacing Ben Wheatley as the new director of the Alicia Vikander-led Tomb Raider sequel. The Mother follows a deadly female assassin who comes out of hiding to protect the daughter that she gave up years before, while on the run from dangerous men.

Lopez is also set to produce and star in another movie for Netflix, thriller The Cipher, which is an adaptation of the bestselling book of the same name. Lopez will play an FBI agent who’s drawn into a cat-and-mouse chase with a serial killer.

Plus, she’s currently filming Shotgun Wedding, an action-comedy about a couple whose destination wedding is hijacked by criminals, alongside Josh Duhamel who recently replaced Armie Hammer as her co-lead. The actor and singer is also attached to the rom-com Marry Me with Owen Wilson and The Godmother, based on the true story of Griselda “La Madrina” Blanco, a female Columbian drug lord who played a major part in the Miami cocaine trade during the ’80s. She even performed at President Joe Biden’s inauguration last month, too – J-Lo’s a busy woman.

While we wait for The Mother to hit the streamer, check out our list of the best Netflix movies you can watch right now.

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GOT7 Jinyoung Has Officially Signed With BH Entertainment

Its been confirmed that GOT7 Jinyoung has joined BH entertainment!

The news was revealed through an official statement by BH entertainment on January 28.

Jinyoung is active as an actor and a singer; he debuted with GOT7 in 2014. Along with the rest of his group members, he departed JYP Entertainment after their contracts expired earlier this month.

Previously, it was rumored that Jinyoung had met with BH entertainment officials and was in talks to sign a contract with them. Today, he officially joins the agency, an agency known for housing some of the biggest Korean actors including Lee Byung Hun, Kim Go Eun, Park Bo Young, Jin Goo, and many more.

In their official press release, BH entertainment promised to fully support Jinyoung in his singing and acting activities.

Jinyoung has made a name for himself as one of the brightest idol-turned-actors starring in many projects since 2012.

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*Raise your hand if you’re NOT surprised to learn that Jussie Smollett and Lee Daniels are no longer on speaking terms.

OK then, raise your hand if you think it’s because of Smollett’s alleged hate-crime hoax.

Even though Smollett starred on the Daniels created and Fox hit show “Empire” for 5 seasons, we’re learning that the two often had issues over things such as R. Kelly being involved in Smollett’s career.

Smollett starred on Daniels’ Fox hit “Empire” for five seasons. But we’re told that the pair butted heads over, among other things, R. Kelly’s involvement in Smollett’s career.

Well, here’s the real deal. Smollett and Daniels’ “relationship is nonexistent, and it was tense even before Jussie’s attack incident,” an insider told Page Six.

It seems the problem was that Daniels wanted R. Kelly to write songs for Smollett’s “Empire” character. He also suggested that Kelly work on the actor’s own album.

However, Smollett was not feeling the idea at all and wanted nothing to do with Kelly, who already had a bad reputation in the music industry. Smollett “put his foot down,” the source said.

If you’re wondering, Page Six noted that a Fox rep denied Kelly ever wrote for the show or that Daniels asked him to do so.

On the other hand, Smollett would often complain to Fox execs about Daniels.

“It was things like that that did not sit well with Lee,” said the insider. “He [was frustrated by] Jussie because he was constantly going over his head to Fox about their creative differences.”

Unfortunately, as the world knows, in 2019 things fell apart for Smollett. He was charged with filing a false police report after it was claimed he hired brothers Abel and Ola Osundairo to supposedly stage a racist and homophobic assault on him in Chicago. Charges were dropped, but a special prosecutor re-examined the case, and fresh charges were filed against Smollett in February.

So, what does Daniels have to say about this? Basically, nothing except that it’s not true.

“The information regarding my relationship with Jussie prior to his departure from ‘Empire’ is false.” And “I have no personal or professional relationship with R. Kelly. I never have.”

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‘The Masked Singer’ Spoilers: Could T-Rex Be JoJo Siwa?

Last night, The Masked Singer introduced viewers to six more contestants in crazy costumes. One masked celebrity that has everyone talking is T-Rex.

For their debut performance, they sang P!nk’s hit single “So What.” T-Rex appears to be a female with a lot of energy. They don’t seem to be a pop star with a powerhouse vocal, but they could be someone who entertains for a living.

For their first clue package, T-Rex revealed they were discovered by someone and was entered into a world with lots of other talented people. Ken Jeong assumed the many dinosaurs in the clip could be family related and Jenny McCarthy said they may have risen to fame in a competition.

When it came down to the panelists guessing who it may be, they noted T-Rex’s energy.

Jeong stated he thought it was Kourtney Kardashian. However, the other judges didn’t agree.

“There’s no way that kind of energy is coming out of Kourtney Kardashian,” McCarthy said.

She believes it is someone who is still at a young age that may have appeared on Dance Moms.

Nicole Scherzinger guessed singer Rebecca Black because she’s young and has “so much energy.”

It seems the world of social media is on the same page as McCarthy, as they are confident that JoJo Siwa — who starred in two seasons of Dance Moms — is underneath the costume.

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“There are sooo many Dance Moms clues, JOJO I SEE U GURL,” another shared.

“This is definitely JoJo Siwa. I knew the second she started to sing,” remarked a third fan of the show.

T-Rex remains in the competition, meaning viewers will have to keep watching The Masked Singer in order to find out if it really is JoJo underneath the costume.

As previously reported by The Inquisitr, last night, it was revealed that The Bear was Alaska’s former governor, Sarah Palin, who the panel didn’t guess correctly. Host Nick Cannon was just as shocked as the audience and didn’t expect it to be her.

Another popular contestant is Swan, who fans believe could be former Disney Channel star Bella Thorne.

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Johnny Depp Leaves Fantastic Beasts 3 After Being Asked To Resign – UNILAD

The actor took to Instagram to thank fans for their support and loyalty, adding that he felt ‘humbled and moved’ by the ‘many messages of love and concern’ over the last few days.’

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‘Secondly, I wish to let you know what I have been asked to resign by Warner Bros. From my role as Grindel in Fantastic Beasts and I have respected and agreed to that request,’ Depp explained.

‘Finally, I wish to say this,’ he added. ‘The surreal judgment of the court in the UK will not change my fight to tell the truth and I confirm that I plan to appeal.

‘My resolve remains strong and I intend to prove that the allegations against me are false. My life and career will not be defined by this moment in time.’

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Iggy Azalea says she HATES Donald Trump and anybody who supports him | Daily Mail Online

Iggy Azalea has lashed out at supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump on social media.

The Australian rapper said that she ‘hates’ Trump and anybody who likes him – including her own fans.

She made the bold statement on Twitter after retweeting an edited meme from a fan of herself giving Trump the middle finger.

Taking a stand: Iggy Azalea has lashed out at supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump on social media

‘Careful with the politics Iggy,’ one fan responded, which set the 30-year-old off.

‘I hate Donald trump and if you like him: I hate you too,’ she responded. ‘Now what.’

Despite her outspoken views on Twitter, Iggy’s music is largely apolitical.

It comes after Iggy uploaded her first photo with her baby son, Onyx, last month.

‘Careful with the politics Iggy’: The rapper was warned not to be political by a fan, which set her off

‘I hate Donald trump and if you like him: I hate you too,’ she responded. ‘Now what.’

Iggy shared two snaps of herself cradling the newborn, just hours after confirming she had split from the child’s father, Playboi Carti.

Fans were surprised to see Onyx pictured on Iggy’s social media account, given that the rapper had previously vowed to keep her son’s life private.

Just a few hours earlier, Iggy had announced she was no longer dating Playboi Carti.

Instagram debut! It comes after Iggy uploaded her first photo with her son, Onyx, last month

‘What I meant last night was that I’m raising my son alone and I’m not in a relationship,’ Iggy wrote on Instagram Stories.

She had hinted at the break-up in a series of cryptic posts just hours earlier.

‘You lost a real 1!!!!’ she wrote, adding: ‘People take loyalty for granted & That’s why I’d rather be alone.’

Not smooth sailing: Just a few hours earlier, Iggy had announced she was no longer dating Playboi Carti (left). The pair began dating in 2018 and had what many would describe as an on-and-off relationship

Iggy and Carti, whose real name Jordan Terrell Carter, began dating in 2018 and had what many would describe as an on-and-off relationship.

The couple briefly broke up in December last year, with Iggy declaring on Instagram at the time that she was ‘single’.

However, they reconciled shortly afterwards.

Off and on: The couple briefly split in December last year, with Iggy declaring on Instagram that she was ‘single’. They reconciled shortly afterwards but couldn’t make things work

In early May, TMZ reported that Iggy and Carti, 24, had welcomed a son together.

The Sally Walker songstress first revealed she had a son in June via Instagram Stories, following weeks of speculation she’d given birth in secret.

‘I have a son. I kept waiting for the right time to say something but it feels like the more time passes the more I realise I’m always going to feel anxious to share news that giant with the world,’ she wrote.

Baby joy: The Sally Walker songstress first revealed she had a son in June via Instagram Stories, following weeks of speculation she’d given birth in secret

Iggy Azalea says she HATES Donald Trump and anybody who supports him

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“Being your wife is so peaceful” – Ruth Kadiri celebrates wedding anniversary

Nollywood actress Ruth Kadiri is celebrating her husband, Ezerika, on their wedding anniversary.

The actress took to her Instagram page on Friday, November 6, 2020, where she shared a photo of her husband and captioned it with a cute short love note.

Being your wife is so peaceful. I love it here. Happy anniversary to us🎉.” she wrote.

Kadiri announced her engagement to Ezerika in late 2017.

The couple who have kept their private life away from the prying eyes of the public, welcomed their first child in 2019.

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Louis Tomlinson’s 4-Year-Old Freddie Is Dad’s Twin In Rare Photo

It’s the little things.

Louis Tomlinson has found his mini-me in his 4-year-old son Freddie. On Sunday, Oct. 11, Briana Jungwirth took to Instagram to share an adorable photo of Freddie eating a delicious snack. Along with a picture of Freddie holding up his treat, Briana captioned the post, “Key to a happy face- Starbucks cake pop.” The stylist, who shares Freddie with the One Direction star, has fans gushing over the father-son duo’s striking resemblance.

After seeing the photo, fans flooded Briana’s comments about “mini Louis.” One commenter wrote, “HE LOOKS SM LIKE LOU IT HURTS,” while another fan commented, “He looks just like Louis.” It appears that young Freddie even has his dad’s signature smirk down too!

While Louis, 28, and Briana, also 28, prefer to keep their son’s world private, the parents do occasionally offer a rare glimpse into Freddie’s life on social media. In January, the stylist showed Freddie celebrating his fourth birthday with a cupcake treat. She captioned the adorable post, “Birthday Boy.”

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IN PHOTOS: Rodjun Cruz’s 33rd birthday party

Kapuso actor Rodjun Cruz celebrated his 33rd birthday last October 10 in their lovely home in Quezon City. Coincidentally, their son, Rodolfo Joaquin Diego Medina Illustre III, also celebrated his first month, making the occasion a double celebration. Present in the celebration were Rodjun’s brother, Ohmar and actor Rayver Cruz with girlfriend Janine Gutierrez, and their close friends. As a birthday gift to Rodjun and Baby Joaquin, Dianne gave them a matching necklace. Check what happened during Rodjun’s 33rd birthday celebration in this gallery.

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Woke mob outraged over Gal Gadot’s role as Cleopatra. Then Egyptologist sets the record straight.

The woke internet mob exploded with rage Sunday when actress Gal Gadot was announced as the lead actor in the upcoming major Hollywood movie “Cleopatra,” centering on the life of the ancient Egyptian queen.

Then an actual Egyptologist set the record straight.

What did critics say?

Critics complained that Gadot, an Israeli actress best known for her role as Wonder Woman, is unfit for the role because of her light skin complexion. Woke critics suggested that an Arab actress should have been cast for the role instead.

“Which Hollywood dumbass thought it would be a good idea to cast an Israeli actress as Cleopatra (a very bland looking one) instead of a stunning Arab actress like Nadine Njeim? And shame on you, Gal Gadot. Your country steals Arab land & you’re stealing their movie roles… smh,” one critic said.

Another said, “I’m sure Gal Gadot is going to do a wonderful job as Cleopatra. However, for me personally, I would love a Cleopatra who’s darker than a brown paper bag, because that seems a bit more historically accurate.”

What did the Egyptologist say?

As it turns out, Gadot is not an inaccurate physical representation of Cleopatra.

Sarah Parcak, an Egyptologist and anthropology professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, explained in a lengthy Twitter thread that Cleopatra was not dark-skinned like many people may believe.

In fact, Cleopatra was at least half Greek.

“Cleopatra was Cleopatra VII (yes there were many others!). She was of Macedonian Greek descent (father= Ptolemy XII Auletes) but… was was her mother’s ethnicity? Egyptian? Greek? Other? Many possibilities. We don’t know for sure,” Parcak explained. “Her mom was *probably* Cleopatra V, the only attested wife of Ptolemy XII. We know of one child she had, it’s not 100% certain she is the mother of Cleopatra. Cleo V’s ethnicity is unknown, very little known about her generally, hence Cleopatra’s ethnicity= 50% Greek, 50% ?”

Her mom was *probably* Cleopatra V, the only attested wife of Ptolemy XII. We know of one child she had, it’s not 1…

— Scary Parcak 👻🎃 (@Scary Parcak 👻🎃)1602439898.0

So what did Cleopatra most likely look like? Parcak explained:

So what *could* she have looked like? The people of Alexandria today (yes Alexandria was Egypt’s capital during the Ptolemaic Era) have much lighter skin compared to people in southern Egypt, many with reddish hair and green/blue eyes.

Of course there is Turkish influence and I’m not saying that the people of Alex today look like people did 2000+ years ago. However- Alex was a hugely cosmopolitan city in Cleopatra’s time. You would have seen every type of person imaginable from all over the known world.

Cleopatra probably had lighter skin, not unlike the people of Alex today, but *we don’t know for sure*. Her mom could have been from southern Egypt, or Macedonia, or anywhere in the Ptolemaic world (and if she was a secondary wife or concubine all bets are off).

Then Parcak entered what she thought were testy waters, asking the social media world not to “cancel” her over her forthcoming conclusion about whether Gadot is worthy of playing Cleopatra.

“Don’t cancel me for what I’m about to say,” Parcak said. “Archaeology and history tell us she wasn’t 100% Egyptian, even if she acted like a proper Egyptian queen and spoke/read Egyptian. She was half Macedonian and half who knows, but probably more than 50% Macedonian playing the odds.”

“So, hiring a hugely bankable Mediterranean actress to play Cleopatra is… not as off as you might think,” Parcak explained.

So, hiring a hugely bankable Mediterranean actress to play Cleopatra is… not as off as you might think. I’m not t…

— Scary Parcak 👻🎃 (@Scary Parcak 👻🎃)1602442724.0

“Gal Gadot is 100x a better choice than Angelina Jolie. I think she’ll be incredible in the role,” Parcak added.

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Princess Eugenie pregnant: Prince Andrew’s daughter ‘so excited’ to be expecting baby with husband Jack Brooksbank

PRINCE Andrew is to be a grandad – with Princess Eugenie expecting her first child.

Eugenie today announced on social media: “Jack and I are so excited for early 2021…” and shared a picture of baby boots to accompany the news.


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The couple shared a picture of baby booties as they broke the news on Instagram[/caption]

The 30-year-old royal shared the happy news with friends and family earlier this month, two years after marrying Jack Brooksbank.

The baby is expected to arrive in February, just four months before Prince Philip’s 100th birthday.

Her parents, Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, both 60, are said to be “thrilled” by the pregnancy – which follows a torrid year for the disgraced Duke of York.

In a statement, Fergie said: “I am so excited by the news that Eugenie and Jack are expecting their first child.

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Princess Eugenie wed Jack in 2018[/caption]

“Thrilled for them both and in my 60th year cannot wait to be a grandmother.

“Welcoming a new baby into the York family is going to be a moment of profound joy.”

The Queen and Prince Philip have also been told and are excited to welcome their ninth great-grandchild.

A source close to the family said: “This has been the tonic the whole family needed.

“Eugenie and Jack are delighted, and told Sarah and Andrew a couple of weeks ago. They were both utterly thrilled – it’s been a long time since the Yorks had some happy news, frankly.

“The news has also been welcome by the Queen, who is very close to Eugenie, and obviously has an extraordinarily strong sense of family.”

Sarah Ferguson shared her delight at the news

The Royal Family shared the news in a post on Twitter[/caption]

The couple announced they are ‘so excited’ on Instagram today
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Jack and Eugenie met in 2010[/caption]


In keeping with royal tradition, Eugenie had child bridesmaids on her big day[/caption]

The 30-year-old Princess and wine merchant Jack, 34, married in October 2018 at St George’s Chapel, in the grounds of Windsor Castle – just months after her cousin Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle.

They met in Swiss skiing resort Verbier in 2010, and in a joint interview on The One Show two years ago revealed Jack proposed while on holiday in Nicaragua.

Eugenie famously chose a low-cut Peter Pilotto wedding gown which showed off the prominent scar on her back, to help others with disfigurements.

The scar was the result of surgery she had as a child for scoliosis, in which two titanium rods were inserted into her back.

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Prince Andrew walked Eugenie, centre, down the aisle – where she showed off her scoliosis scar[/caption]

Her father, who walked her down the aisle, is likely to be especially delighted with the news after what has been a difficult time for the Queen’s third born child.

He has spent the past year trying to clear his name after being heavily embroiled in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal.

The Royal is currently under increasing pressure from the FBI to cooperate with them about his friendship with the late paedophile financier. 

Earlier this month he held crisis talks with the Queen at Balmoral over his involvement in the scandal.

It comes after Virginia Giuffre accused British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell of arranging for her to have sex with Prince Andrew three times in 2001.

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The prince is ‘thrilled’ with the news he’s due to become a grandfather[/caption]

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Eugenie pictured with parents Andrew and Fergie as a baby[/caption]

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Eugenie, right, is the younger of Andrew’s daughters[/caption]

She was then 17. Andrew has always denied the claims – and his lawyers insist he has repeatedly offered to speak to the US authorities.

As a result of the scandal, the prince has kept a determinedly low profile for almost a year.

And he officially stepped back from public life last November after a disastrous interview with Emily Maitlis on Newsnight.

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Meghan Markle has serious ambitions to run for president: report

Meghan Markle harbors serious ambitions to run for president of the United States, according to a report.

After the Duchess of Sussex and husband Prince Harry dumped royal duties with their historic Megxit this year, the 39-year-old former “Suits” star now has her eye on the White House, a close friend told Vanity Fair.

“One of the reasons she was so keen not to give up her American citizenship was so she had the option to go into politics,” the unidentified friend told the mag.

“I think if Meghan and Harry ever gave up their titles she would seriously consider running for president,” the friend added of rumors of a 2024 run.

Her biographer, Omid Scobie, also previously claimed that the former actress “has her eyes set on the US presidency.”

“Meghan is the embodiment of the American dream. One day we may see Meghan become president,” the author of “Finding Freedom: Harry, Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family” previously told a documentary, Vanity Fair said.

Harry and Meghan already sparked scandal with a video urging people to vote that heavily hinted that she was against President Trump, despite the long-standing practice for royals to remain politically neutral. She reportedly has also been cold-calling Americans, urging them to vote.

Buckingham Palace distanced itself from the scandal — insisting the comments were “in a personal capacity” and stressing that the pair were no longer working royals — while Trump said he was “not a fan of hers.”

Meghan Markle has invaded primetime.

“I wish a lot of luck to Harry, because he’s gonna need it,” Trump said at the White House on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, some royal watchers are already writing off her chances of ever surviving a brutal presidential election race.

“I would state categorically that she has no chance of ever running for president. She would be eaten alive,” Andrew Morton, author of “Meghan: A Hollywood Princess,” told Vanity Fair.

“You need the skin of a rhino to run for office especially in America which is an utterly polarized nation. Look what happened to Hillary [Clinton], and she has lived and breathed high-octane politics since college.

“Americans don’t want lectures from Brits — royal blood or not. Just as we don’t want lectures from well-meaning Americans.”

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Mandy Moore, husband Taylor Goldsmith expecting baby boy | ABS-CBN News

MANILA — Singer Mandy Moore and his musician-husband Taylor Goldsmith, are expecting their first child.

Moore shared the good news to all her fans on the photo sharing website Instagram with pictures of her and Goldsmith touching her growing baby bump.

In the caption, Moore also revealed the gender of their baby. The “A Walk to Remember” and “This Is Us” star said they are having a baby boy.

“Baby Boy Goldsmith coming early 2021 💙,” Moore wrote in the caption.

Using the same photos uploaded by Moore, Goldsmith also revealed his wife’s pregnancy on Instagram.

Friends and fans of Moore and Goldsmith flooded their respective Instagram pages with congratulatory messages.

Rumors that Goldsmith and Moore were dating started back in 2015. The two met over Instagram.

In September 2017, Goldsmith proposed to Moore. In November 2018, the couple finally tied the knot.

In her Instagram Stories, Moore also revealed that she started working again for the season 5 of “This Is Us.”

“Getting ready to go back to work. My first day. I’m really, really grateful and excited,” Moore said.

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Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston Recreated A Dirty Scene From “Fast Times” – NowThis

Fans were losing their minds over a virtual table read of the 80s classic, “Fast Times At Ridgemont High,” during which Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt appeared on-screen together for the first time in years. 

The A-list video call from “Dane Cook Presents Feelin’ A-Live” on Thursday night brought together Julia Roberts, Shia LeBeouf, Matthew McConaughey, Morgan Freeman, John Legend, and others. 

With Cook hosting, the table read benefitted charities CORE—founded by Sean Penn, who starred in the 1982 “Fast Times” film—along with the REFORM Alliance.

While the star-studded, hour-long special could entice any viewer—especially Freeman narrating a scene between Roberts and Aniston talking about blowjobs—many were thirsting over the on-screen appearance of exes Aniston and Pitt. 

In a notorious scene from the movie, the character Brad Hamilton, revived by Pitt, fantasizes about Aniston’s character Linda Barrett by the pool. Pitt and Aniston were shown reciting the flirtatious scene as Pitt blushes and smiles. 

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LeBron’s Message About Lori Loughlin Is Going Viral

LeBron James doesn’t shy away from weighing in on non-basketball issues and the Los Angeles Lakers star made that clear with a recent Instagram post.

In the middle of the NBA playoffs, LeBron took to Instagram to call out a headline about Lori Loughlin.

The former Full House star has to serve a two-month prison sentence for her role in the college admissions fraud scandal. LeBron is upset with some of the news regarding her sentence.

A headline from Vanity Fair said that Loughlin, 56, will get to serve her sentence as the prison of her choice.

“Don’t make no damn sense to me. We just want the same treatment if committed of same crime that’s all. Is that asking for to much??? Let me guess, it is huh. Yeah I know!! We’ll just keep pushing forward and not expecting the handouts! STRONG, BLACK & POWERFUL!” LeBron posted.

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LeBron isn’t the only one perplexed by this. Actor Viola Davis left a comment on LeBron’s Instagram post.

“Whaaaaat???!!! Uh… is it punishment if you get chose? Is she going to chose her meal program, too??!!” she wrote.

Loughlin is scheduled to begin her sentence later this year. She reportedly has to report by 2 p.m. on November 19.

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Selena Gomez Shares Private Messages to Mark Zuckerberg About Hate on Facebook

Selena Gomez is one of the biggest stars alive right now through both her music and her love life.

And for a long time Gomez held the record of most Instagram followers of all time.

However with an audience that big, you’re likely to attract some trolls who don’t have many nice things to say – and that was the case.

Selena was particularly upset at how Facebook and Instagram allow so much hate and false information. She was so annoyed that she even wrote out to Mark Zuckerberg himself and shared the messages online.

Keep scrolling to check them out.

Selena Gomez is a superstar.

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The Texas-born singer is one of the biggest names in the world for a number of reasons. Her music, her Instagram, and her, ahem, colorful dating history.

But now, she’s single!

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And since then she has evidently had a lot of time to reflect on why that may be.

And, let’s just say, she didn’t hold back.

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The “Come and Get It” singer recently opened up about her singular relationship status, and she made some pretty outlandish comments regarding her old flames.

Now, Selena has been romantically involved with many famous faces…

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Taylor Lautner, Orlando Bloom, Niall Horan… Just to name a few.

But, of course, there’s one relationship that stands out amongst the rest.

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For years, Selena was embroiled in a highly publicized, on-and-off relationship with the infamous pop star, Justin Bieber.

It was a whirlwind relationship for the pair.

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Rumors regarding their romance were first ignited when they were seen eating pancakes at IHOP together in 2010.

At first, Selena attempted to shut down rumors, telling Us Weekly “It was just pancakes.”

Well, as you all know, it turned out to not be just pancakes.

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The couple spent the next couple of years dodging breakup rumors and attending red carpet events together – all in all, things seemed to be going well.

However, after years of drama, cracks began to finally show in 2014.

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Tabloids reported at the time that the couple had an enormous fight at Coachella after Selena allegedly found photos of Kylie Jenner on Justin’s phone.

Following this, the couple broke up…

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But, evidently unable to stay away from one another, they rekindled their romance a couple of months later.

Justin revealed that their romance was back on track with this Instagram post.

He captioned the black and white selfie with “Our love is Unconditional.”

But, sadly, it wasn’t to be.

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Selena and Justin managed to make it work for a couple more months until the tabloids reported that Justin’s “secret liaisons” with Kendall Jenner were the reason behind the split.

Following her split from Justin, Selena went on to have a near-constant string of boyfriends…

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One of the most publicized being with musician, The Weeknd – though, of course, Justin remained very much in her life, with the pair being spotted out and about together several times in the years following their break-up.

But now, fast-forwarding to 2020, Selena is single once more.

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The singer has been focusing on herself during the lockdown, as well as working hard on launching her new makeup line, Rare Beauty.

And, when she appeared in a Nikkie Tutorials video a few weeks back…

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She gave a rare insight into her perspective on life as a single and independent woman.

While trying out the makeup from her new beauty line, Selena and Nikkie discussed an array of different topics…

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Including some of the pop star’s favorite makeup looks through the years.

However, the topic quickly turned to Selena’s unusual single status…

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Where she revealed that finding a boyfriend is actually at the very bottom of her priority list.

The topic was born when Selena discussing her makeup artist, Hung Vanngo…

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Saying that “he will be doing my makeup for my wedding, which is never gonna happen,” with a quick laugh.

Nikkie quickly told her to “stop it right now”, but Serena quickly reassured her that it’s fine…

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And explained:

“It’s hard in quarantine… It’s just funny that I release things that say I want a boyfriend and stuff, and I’m like, ‘I didn’t really mean it, though. Guys are a lot of work.’”

Selena admitted that she doesn’t have “everything figured out”…

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And, when Nikkie asked her if there’s anything else she’d like to learn in life, she replied with:

“I think just getting more and more comfortable with myself, I definitely spent years and years thinking I had to be a certain way – the older I get, the more that feeling goes away.”

However, she then made a quick and somewhat shocking comment regarding her old flames.

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“Every one of my exes thinks I’m crazy,” she added. “So, I don’t care.”

Selena remained straight-faced and somewhat blasé as she made her comment…

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While Nikki, who was working on her eyebrows at the time, stopped what she was doing and gasped with laughter, saying:

“I am so dead, I am so dead.”

You can watch the full video for yourself here.

But what’s going on with Selena now? Well, Selena has always been an open and friendly person who likes to look out for folks…

And that’s why she wrote to Mark Zuckerberg.

Selena wrote to Zuckerberg, the founder and owner of Facebook, addressing her concerns with the level of hate that exists on Facebook and Instagram.

“We have a serious problem.”

Gomez claimed there is a serious problem with social media, allowing hate to be spread so widely.

More specifically she wrote:

It’s been a while since we sat down. We have a serious problem.

@facebook and @instagram are being used to spread hate, misinformation, racism, and bigotry. I am calling on you both to HELP STOP THIS.

Selena’s shared her message with her 193 million Instagram followers.

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She did so after the hashtag, #StopHateForProfit went viral. A hashtag relating to how social media companies allow hate so long as they’re profiting.

Numerous other celebrities joined the hashtag.

Jennifer Lawrence wrote:

Facebook ignores hate & disinformation on their site. This is not an “operational mistake.” It is a deliberate decision to put profits over people and democracy.

Let’s see if Zuckerberg responds to Gomez’s message…

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Actress, Uche Ogbodo blasts troll who said she looks like a man

Renowned Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo has mercilessly ripped apart, a social media troll who told her that she looks like a man.

It all started when Uche took to her Instagram page and shared a video of herself which she captioned ,“Had to Check In To remind You of Self Love. Learn to Love yourself Regardless ❤️❤️❤️”.

In the video, the actress was clad in a black fitted play suit with a red skirt.

A troll then took to the comment section and said the actress looks like a man.

The troll with username, baba_e_bright wrote “You be like man😂😂😂”

Uche in response, slammed the troll, pointing out how bad his vocabulary is.

See screenshot of the conversation below;

She wrote, “well it is not moving industry ok? Simple vocabulary hard you ”

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Actress, Ruth Kadiri celebrates beautiful daughter, Reign, on her 1st birthday (Photos)

Nollywood actress, Ruth Kadiri Ezerika taken to social media to celebrate to her lookalike daughter, Reign Ezerika, on her 1st birthday.

Taking to her official Instagram page today, August 26, the actress shared photos of her daughter posing in a pink dress and a tiara with balloons of different colours surrounding her.

She expressed her uncommon love for baby Reign and revealed it was her pleasure watching her grow.

In her words… “Watching you grow up has been been many things, Joyful, impactful, full of laughter and sometimes even stressful, but above all, it’s been the most meaningful part of my life. Happy first birthday @reignezerika I love you beyond words.”

Recalling Reign’s birth, she wrote, “Few hours to my baby’s birthday! Oh, how time flies, the only other thing cuter than loving yourself is loving someone else, unconditionally… this was me few hours before I met my blessing. At this point, anything the nurse was telling me was just annoying me.😂”

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Ryan Reynolds And Netflix Teaming Up Again For Comedy Upstate

We can always rely on Ryan Reynolds to provide us with a good laugh, whether it’s in the way he mocks his wife Blake Lively, his never-ending trolling of Hugh Jackman, or in character as the ever-satirical Deadpool. 

Reynolds’ humour is always welcome, probably more so than ever with the year we’re having, and luckily for us he’s ready to bring us a fresh bout of joy in a new collaboration with Netflix.

The actor is set to create a new original feature comedy called Upstate, which he will co-write with John August, the man behind Big Fish and Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin.

The film is expected to be a star vehicle for Reynolds, a Hollywood term that we’re only slightly comfortable using in this sentence because it’s being used in relation to our favourite Canadian star.

Thanks to the title we can assume it takes place somewhere upstate, but which state, and what happens there, are questions that can only be answered with time.

As well as penning the script together, Reynolds and August will be executive producers, the former through his production company Maximum Effort, Deadline reports.

I’m ridiculously excited about this. Many #writesprints ahead.

— John August (@johnaugust) August 25, 2020

The project will reunite the pair more than a decade since they last worked together on 2007’s The Nines, which was directed by August and starred Reynolds as three different characters; Gary, Gavin Taylor and Gabriel. After Upstate was announced, August took to Twitter to say he was ‘ridiculously excited’ about the movie.

The creation of Upstate will also reunite Reynolds with Netflix following the collaboration on last year’s action-thriller 6 Underground. 

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Jon Voight accused of smacking ‘Ray Donovan’ star’s face on set

It was a TV hit.

Actor Frank Whaley has accused Hollywood legend Jon Voight of slapping him while they worked on the crime drama “Ray Donovan” together. The allegations come after the 81-year-old Oscar winner and father of actress Angelina Jolie lent his voice to the Republican National Convention on Monday.

“F - - k Jon Voight,” Whaley, 57, tweeted Monday in a heated Twitter tirade that garnered more than 69,000 likes as of Tuesday morning. “On ‘Ray Donovan’ he slapped me across the face in the middle of a scene because he couldn’t keep up, then denied doing it.”

The “Swimming with Sharks” star added that Voight “forgot about the still photographer who was on set” and even included a pic of the “Anaconda” actor allegedly smacking Whaley across the face on set of the hit Showtime series.

On the now-canceled show, Voight portrays the menacing family patriarch Mickey Donovan, who — spoiler alert — memorably murders Whaley’s nosey FBI agent Van Miller during Season 1.

“Bottom line: Jon Voight is a major dick,” wrote Whaley. He added the hashtag “#RNCConvention2020,” referencing the staunch Trump supporter’s intro to the Republican National Convention. During Voight’s laudatory narration, the “Midnight Cowboy” actor described the president as “a man who cares, a man who loves America and all Americans.”

Needless to say, Whaley’s allegations drew mixed reactions on Twitter.

“Somebody slapped someone during the filming of a scene?” snarked conservative pundit Mindy Robinson. “Get out of here, no one’s ever seen that on TV ever.”

“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” star Dean Cain even suggested that Whaley was asking for it. “He slapped you — that’s quite clear,” he wrote. “The reason he slapped you remains a mystery . . . although I have an idea.”

However, others rallied to Whaley’s defense. “You should’ve absolutely stomped that old man’s genitals into dust for that, sir,” tweeted “The Outlaw Nation” host John Rocha. “No one has the right to do that to ya over a scene in a TV show of all things. We need to call out all these fools parading around on sets abusing actors, production staff and others.”

Reps for Voight did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment.

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Jamie Lynn Spears named in sister Britney’s trust

Jamie Lynn Spears is set to play a more significant role in her sister Britney Spears’ conservatorship, new court records show.

The 29-year-old former Nickelodeon star has been named the trustee of Britney’s “SJB Revocable Trust,” which was initially set to protect the pop star and her children’s finances, according to The Blast, which obtained the documents.

Jamie Lynn has reportedly requested that the court authorize Fidelity Financial Management to serve as a financial advisor and create “blocked accounts” to hold her 38-year-old sister’s assets.

According to The Blast, the “Zoey 101” star will ensure these assets and cash will be used for Britney’s two children, Sean and Jayden Federline, if the singer was to pass away.

The document states, “Upon the settlor’s death, the entire principal of the Trust …  shall be promptly distributed by the Trustee to the trustee or co-trustees of the BJS Kids & Family Trust, to be held, administered and distributed in accordance with its terms.”

The “SJB Revocable Trust” was reportedly created in 2004, four years prior to when her conservatorship started in 2008.

Britney’s trust pertains to her bank accounts and personal items such as clothes, jewelry, artwork and furniture, according to reports.  Its not clear if it also includes the value of any intellectual property, such as music rights, owned by the pop star.

Britney’s father, Jamie Spears, and her co-conservator, Andrew Wallet, signed off on Jamie Lynn’s request to be named a trustee.

In July, Jamie Lynn slammed a fan who questioned her sister’s mental health.

She wrote on Instagram, “You have no right to assume anything about my sister, and I have NO right to speak about HER health and personal matters. She is a strong, badass, unstoppable woman, and that’s the only thing that is OBVIOUS.”

Last week, a judge ruled that Britney’s conservatorship will be extended for at least another six months following the singer’s request to remove her father. Her manager Jodi Montgomery is currently her temporary conservator.

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Britney’s mom, Lynne Spears, has also requested to be involved in her daughter’s finances.

A rep for Jamie Lynn did not immediately return our request for comment.

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Emmerdale’s Mark Jordon and Laura Norton are expecting their first baby together

EMMERDALE star Laura Norton is pregnant with her first child.

The actress – who plays Kerry Wyatt in the ITV soap – is expecting the baby with fiancee and former co-star Mark Jordan.


Laura, 37, announced the news to OK magazine, revealing: “I had tears in my eyes, we’re over the moon!”

The couple began dating after meeting on set in 2014 when he joined the soap to play her on-screen brother-in-law Daz Spencer.

They announced their engagement on social media on New Years Day 2019.

And although they were planning to have a baby after they got married and moved home, Mark admits they were were surprised for it to happen so soon.


Mark said: “In my heart I knew before looking at the test.

“We both looked at the result and there was so much joy, but for a weird moment we were both deadly silent”

Mark, 55, has two older children, Joseph, 22, and Poppy, 18, from his previous marriage to Happy Valley and Benidorm star Siobhan Finneran.


Announcing his engagement to Laura last year, Mark revealed: “Well 2018 had some of the highest highs and the lowest lows. Really got to feel the love of true friends.

“Feel blessed by the support of my children and elated to have heard the word ‘yes’ from the most beautiful woman in the world @lawrencenotrin”

However, Laura revealed she was secretly engaged to her co-star for seven months before going public.

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The actress let slip that Mark had popped the question over the summer as she replied to a congratulatory tweet.

She wrote: “I mean …. it was 7 months ago … but … you’re very cute. Thank you (sic)”

Mark later shared a picture of Laura from the day he proposed, he wrote on Instagram: “Little did she know [ring emoji]”

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Barbara Eden Celebrates Her 89th Birthday Looking Stunning And Half Her Age

Barbara Eden recently celebrated her 89th birthday with a photo posted to her Instagram account. She looks radiant as ever and absolutely ageless. Seriously, she looks half her age in this photo. Her following could not believe how stunning she looked and how she seems to not age at all.

“Barbara what is your secret??? You don’t age at All!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️” one fan writes. Another says, “The happiest to you!!!! One of my favorite actresses of my childhood 💕💕💕💕💕” A final comment simply says, “She looks great!” Ain’t that the truth?

Barbara Eden looks half her age in this photo!

The Instagram account seems to be run by a separate team and not Eden herself. The whole team wished her a happy birthday via the caption of the photo. “All of us on Team Eden wish our favorite blonde, Rider of the Wild Surf, Voyager to the Bottom of the Sea, nemesis of the Harper Valley PTA and of course, the eternal Lady in the Bottle a very happy Birthday today! We welcome everyone to take a moment and send your birthday wishes and thoughts to Ms. Barbara Eden, today, her birthday!”

Eden talks about how she landed her most famous TV role

It’s not clear how Eden celebrated her 89th birthday, but we can imagine she managed to have fun still in the midst of the ongoing pandemic. She last shared a photo back on the 4th of July, showing everyone how she was celebrating that day. Last year for her 88th birthday, she actually opened up about how she got her most famous TV role, Jeannie, over a bunch of tall brunettes.

“They were testing all the gorgeous brunettes in town,” she says of the 1965 casting call. “I mean, they were all fitness girls! Six-foot tall! Dark hair! Great bodies! And I thought, ‘Well that leaves me — the short blonde — out.” At age 34, she secured the role of Jeannie and made history with this timeless classic.

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Sharon Stone Says Her Family’s Been ‘Ravaged’ by Coronavirus and Blames Donald Trump

Sharon Stone has shared an emotional video where she reveals the horrific impact COVID-19 has had on her family…

Sharon Stone has become the latest celebrity to speak out about the personal impact coronavirus has had on her.

The star posted a video on her social media today and she is furious.

For those who don’t know…

The sixty-two-year-old actress rose to fame originally as a model, before hitting the big screen.

She comes from humble beginnings.

Working jobs including a part-time McDonald’s counter girl.

Sharon got her big break with Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1990’s Total Recall.

And it was only up from there when shortly after, the star landed the breakthrough role as a sociopath novelist, Catherine Tramell, in Basic Instinct.

She’s received several accolades for her work.

Including a lucrative Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award, as well as having received nominations for an Academy Award and 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards, just to name a few.

But, this week…

Sharon revealed some alarming news to fans, and she didn’t hold back.

It’s safe to say the global pandemic has hit the world hard…

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And we are still in the midst of lockdowns, quarantines, and social distancing measures.

But it seems that many people have forgotten that a global pandemic has seized the entire world…

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And even though numbers of infections are steadily dropping in many countries, our country continues to be the worst affected.

There are currently over 5 million actives cases of the virus here in America.

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It just doesn’t seem to be phasing people anymore.

Many individuals seem to be forgetting that the virus is passed on through close contact…

Such as coughing, sneezing, and touching things with your bare hands.

This is why many government officials have stressed the importance of wearing facemasks in public spaces…

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Because even though they can’t protect a person fully from catching or spreading the virus, they lower that chance significantly.

But regardless of this…

The number of coronavirus cases continues to steadily rise, with many parts of the country even tightening lockdown restrictions yet again.

It just seems that many of us aren’t learning…

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And more and more lives are being put at risk because of this.

Of course, healthcare workers are continuing to work harder than ever to save lives…

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And that’s not just here in America… it’s happening all around the world where infection rates continue to climb.

And Sharon Stone has had enough.

The actress took to Instagram to reveal just how much the virus has affected her family.

The star has had 2 family members die from COVID-19.

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And her sister – who has Lupus and a weak immune system- is currently in hospital fighting for her life. Her sister’s husband is also hospitalized with the virus.

“My grandmother died of Covid and my godmother died of Covid,” she said. “My sister and her husband are fighting for their lives and my sister is not doing well.”

Sharon also says her mom has had all sorts of health issues…

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But is asymptomatic for COVID so she can’t get a test, something she says is causing unbearable stress for the family.

The family live in Montana, where testing is only given to those with symptoms.

She called out government officials for not enforcing a mask mandate during the clip.

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And says she desperately tried calling Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and public health officials to get answers but she’s gotten nothing in response from either.

“They keep saying that the risks are so small and that you might not die and it’ll be fine, but I’m telling you what’s going on with my family.”

And Sharon says there’s one person to blame for this…

…Donald Trump.

The actress brands him a “killer.”

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And blames him for her circumstances and other families enduring similar grief due to the virus.

She really didn’t hold back…

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Sharon ended her video by urging her followers to vote, expressing her support for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

“Please vote, and please, whatever you do, don’t vote for a killer.”

Watch the full video below.

To read about another celebrity who has spoken out about coronavirus, scroll on…

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