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‘Saturday Night Live’ Delivers ‘Dionne Warwick Talk Show’ Sketch After Singer’s Tweets Go Viral

The legendary singer Dionne Warwick tweeted, “Kenan Thompson has been on SNL for as long as I’ve been alive. A very talented and funny young man” in the early evening on Dec. 12, which seemed like foreshadowing that she would turn up on that night’s episode of the NBC late-night sketch comedy series. And that…

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‘Saturday Night

‘Saturday Night Live’ Comments on COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

Eleven months into the COVID-19 pandemic and the FDA approved the emergency use of a vaccine from Pfizer. Just a day later, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” offered its commentary on the situation, using its Dec. 12 episode cold open sketch as an opportunity for Kate McKinnon to portray Dr. Anthony Fauci and Heidi Gardner to…

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Charley Pride

CMAs, Charley Pride Reps Address Speculation That Country Singer Contracted COVID in November Telecast

It didn’t take long after news broke Saturday that legendary country musician Charley Pride died of complications from COVID-19 for musicians and industry professionals to speculate whether he contracted the virus at the Country Music Association Awards (CMAs), which took place on Nov. 11 in person though socially distant. Among those to posit such a…

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Ashanti Verzuz

Verzuz Postpones Ashanti, Keyshia Cole Battle After Ashanti Tests Positive for COVID-19

Verzuz has officially postponed tonight’s battle between Ashanti and Keyshia Cole after Ashanti tested positive for COVID-19. On Saturday night, Ashanti shared on Instagram that she had tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the event. “Hey y’all I can’t believe I’m saying this but I tested positive for COVID-19,” the singer wrote. “I’m ok and…

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‘Another Round’

‘Another Round’ Wins Big at European Film Awards

Thomas Vinterberg’s “Another Round” took home the top prize at the 33rd European Film Awards. The Danish dramedy swept Saturday’s virtual ceremony, nabbing additional wins for best director and best actor for Mads Mikkelsen, who plays an alcoholic high school teacher. Vinterberg also won best screenplay for the feature, along with co-writer Tobias Lindholm. When…

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Offset Responds to Snoop’s Criticism of Cardi’s ‘WAP,’ Says Lay Off

Offset on Snoop Dogg Love Ya SD, But on ‘WAP’ Stuff … Let Ladies Do Their Thing 12/12/2020 5:17 PM PT Exclusive TMZ.com 5:16 PM PT — Cardi’s husband, Offset, just weighed into the controversy over Snoop criticizing Cardi B for being too openly sexual on ‘WAP’ — and his message is basically this ……

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Arrested Vegas

Vegas Man Arrested After Scaling Airplane Wing and Then Falling Off

Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport Man Scales Airplane Wing Falls Off Hard, Instantly Arrested 12/12/2020 5:00 PM PT What happens in Vegas didn’t stay in Vegas for this one — a guy climbed onto an airplane wing, and bopped his head after a hard fall … only to be met with handcuffs down below. This went…

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Ashanti Says She Has COVID, Verzuz Battle with Keyshia Cole Postponed

Ashanti Guys, I Got COVID Verzuz Battle w/ Keyshia Cole Postponed 12/12/2020 4:12 PM PT Breaking News 4:12 PM PT — It’s official, the Ashanti/Keyshia Verzuz battle will be pushed back a bit so Ashanti can recover. The official Verzuz account writes, “Unfortunately, we have to postpone tonight’s @Ashanti vs @KeyshiaCole #VERZUZ. Ashanti tested positive…

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Lisa Vanderpump’s Dog Giggy Dies

Lisa Vanderpump Beloved Dog Giggy Dies 12/12/2020 3:35 PM PT Lisa Vanderpump’s Pomeranian dog, Giggy, has died … leaving a big dent in both Lisa’s heart, and the hearts of many others who’ve encountered the famous pooch over the years. The Bravo reality star and restaurant owner broke the sad news Saturday … “We are…

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DiCaprio Shield

Leo DiCaprio, J. Law Shield Themselves on Set, Matthew Perry Looks Good

Leo & J. Law Don’t Look Up, But Peep These Shields Matt Perry Looking Good 12/12/2020 3:06 PM PT Leonardo DiCaprio is being shielded almost as much as the new movie he’s in these days — ’cause he’s on location … and has a forcefield around his mug. Leo was seen this weekend boarding a…