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Actress Gina Rodriguez comes under fire over her use of the n-word

Actress Gina Rodriguez comes under fire over her use of the n-word

Actress Gina Rodriguez is facing yet another racial scandal — this time over a social media post in which she used the n-word. A video posted on her Instagram on Tuesday shows Rodriguez getting her hair done as The Fugees song “Ready or Not” plays in the background. The “Jane the Virgin” star raps “I…MORE

Cuba Gooding Jr. pleads not guilty to new charges in sex abuse case

Cuba Gooding Jr. pleads not guilty to new charges in sex abuse case

Cuba Gooding Jr. pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday to two additional charges in a New York sex abuse case. The Oscar-winning actor appeared in handcuffs flanked by his lawyers, along with a police escort in front of a packed courtroom shortly after noon. He was processed and fingerprinted…MORE

‘Bombshell’ trailer shows women of Fox News preparing for a fight

‘Bombshell’ trailer shows women of Fox News preparing for a fight

Some women at Fox News are preparing for battle in the new trailer for “Bombshell.” In the promo, Gretchen Carlson (Nicole Kidman) begins exploring legal action against Fox News founder Roger Ailes (John Lithgow) and the network’s culture of misogyny just as a young producer (Margot Robbie) joins the news organization. The producer, a fictional…MORE

Arsenio Hall talks changing standup climate in first Netflix special

Arsenio Hall talks changing standup climate in first Netflix special

Thirty years after the debut of “The Arsenio Hall Show,” Hall is back with his first comedy special, a Netflix presentation that includes tackling the challenges of being a comedian in the modern age. “It’s a scary time to do standup,” Hall says near the outset. “You think every word could end your f—ing career.”…MORE

‘Watchmen’ HBO series presents its own Rorschach test

‘Watchmen’ HBO series presents its own Rorschach test

Using the graphic novel as the scaffolding for a dense, brooding HBO series, “Watchmen” grafts enough new threads onto its existing mythology to make “Westworld” look like a 1970s sitcom by comparison. Seemingly made strictly for die-hard fans, the series itself presents its own kind of Rorschach test: Occasionally frustrating and meandering, it’s never less…MORE

Jennifer Aniston joins Instagram with help from some ‘Friends’

Jennifer Aniston joins Instagram with help from some ‘Friends’

Jennifer Aniston’s “Friends” co-stars will always be there for her — even for her first day on Instagram. The actress on Tuesday joined the social media platform with a bang, posting a photo with her former co-stars Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry and Matt LeBlanc. “And now we’re Instagram FRIENDS too,” she…MORE

The most delightfully random TV shows and movies coming to Disney+

The most delightfully random TV shows and movies coming to Disney+

In case you were off the internet for the last 30-ish hours — congrats, if so — you missed an epic Twitter thread from the official account for Disney’s upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Via social media, the forthcoming addition to your skyrocketing streaming bill laid out in painstaking detail hundreds of titles that will be…MORE

Here are all the movies and TV shows you can binge on when Disney+ launches

Here are all the movies and TV shows you can binge on when Disney+ launches

Disney+, Disney’s much-anticipated streaming service, released an enormous lineup of “basically everything” that the service will offer once it launches in November. In a prolific Twitter thread and hours-long Youtube teaser, the service highlighted over 600 titles that subscribers will have unlimited access to stream and download. Disney+ will launch in the United States on…MORE

Gal Gadot is producing and starring in a special project

Gal Gadot is producing and starring in a special project

Gal Gadot is set to play another wonder of a woman. The “Wonder Woman” actress will produce and star in a film about a Christian woman who helped save Jewish children from the Nazi Holocaust. According to Deadline, Gadot and her husband Jaron Varsano have teamed up with the production company Pilot Wave, with their…MORE

Zoe Kravitz set to play Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson’s ‘Batman’

Zoe Kravitz set to play Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson’s ‘Batman’

From “Big Little Lies” to a not-so-little role. Zoe Kravitz has reportedly been cast to play Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson’s Caped Crusader in the eagerly awaited “Batman” film. The movie’s director, Matt Reeves, seemingly confirmed the reports in the same way he did when there were reports that Pattinson would play Batman — Reeves tweeted.…MORE