Amy Schumer Is Facing Backlash After Revealing She Was Banned From Making A Controversial Joke About The Alec Baldwin Shooting At The Oscars And Comparing It To Will Smith's Slap
Amy previously said that she was left “triggered and traumatized” when Will smacked Chris Rock in the face at the Academy Awards.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Academy condemns Will Smith's actions and says it will launch review
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said it condemns the actions of Will Smith after he slapped presenter Chris Rock during Sunday night's Oscars. The Academy will launch a formal review into the incident.news.yahoo.com
Amy Schumer ‘carried so much shame’ about her ‘big secret’: trichotillomania
Amy Schumer is done keeping this secret — after sharing it with every viewer of her new Hulu show. The comic — and writer, director, and star of “Life & Beth” — is opening up about using the new, semi-autobiographical show as the way in which she’d tell the world she suffers from trichotillomania — also known as “hair-pulling disorder.” “I think everybody has a big secret and that’s mine,” the ...news.yahoo.com
"The Humans": A Thanksgiving feast of family drama
The new movie, adapted from the Tony Award-winning play, is a story familiar to any family that has gathered together for a bumpy holiday celebration. The cast reunited to tell "Sunday Morning" what they are most grateful for this Thanksgiving.cbsnews.com
Patti Smith returns to singing live with Brooklyn concert
CORRECTS DAY OF CONCERT - FILE - Patti Smith attends a special screening of "Pavarotti" at the iPic Theater in New York on May 28, 2019. Smith performed six songs as well as read poetry and excerpts from her book “Just Kids” in the Beaux-Arts Court at the museum, her voice bouncing off the skylight 60 feet above. It was a concert to also honor museum workers and drew just under 50 people, all socially distanced in widely spaced chairs. The Smith concert came on the same day in 1989 that Mapplethorpe died at age 42. It also marked the one-year anniversary of when Smith last performed live, at The Fillmore in San Francisco.
Celebrities unite to various get-out-the-vote efforts
This combination photo shows Justin Bieber, from left, Dua Lipa and Demi Lovato who will take part in various planned events urging Americans to vote. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – In the final days before the U.S. election, celebrities from Kerry Washington to Billie Jean King and Danai Gurira are urging Americans to vote. — The hourlong “Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy” will be hosted by Alicia Keys, America Ferrera and Kerry Washington. — The NFL's voting campaign includes Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and quarterback Russell Wilson, San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle and Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley. There's also an “Latinos Vote” extension campaign with NFL legends and celebrities encouraging the Latino community to vote that includes Victor Cuz, Roberto Garza and Wilmer Valderrama.
TV gives viewers a split-screen comparison of Trump, Biden
President Donald Trump wipes his face during a break in an NBC News Town Hall, at Perez Art Museum Miami, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Miami. NBC News chief executive Cesar Conde said Thursday that NBC scheduled Trump out of fairness after Biden did a town hall at the same time last Thursday. There were apparently still hard feelings, given that Muir twice mentioned a nameless “another network” holding a Trump town hall. “Has there ever been two more different presidential candidates than Trump or Biden?” asked The Washington Post's Glenn Kessler in a tweet. At a rally in North Carolina on Thursday, Trump called NBC “the worst" and said he was being set up with the town hall.
DeGeneres vows candor as clouded talk show charts its return
LOS ANGELES Ellen DeGeneres says she'll be ready to talk when her daytime show returns this month after a staff shake-up prompted by allegations of a toxic workplace. And, yes, were gonna talk about it, DeGeneres said in a statement announcing the show's Sept. 21 start of its 18th season. Tiffany Haddish will join DeGeneres for the kick-off episode, with The Ellen DeGeneres Show to be taped at Warner Bros. minus an in-studio audience, which is commonplace during the pandemic. Stephen tWitch Boss, a longtime guest DJ on the show and among those who have publicly supported DeGeneres, will guest host some fall episodes. Last month, three of the show's producers exited amid allegations of a dysfunctional workplace that harbored misbehavior including sexual misconduct and racially insensitive remarks.
Pete Davidson: 'The King of Staten Island' is 100% me
In this image released by Universal Pictures, Pete Davidson, left, appears with director Judd Apatow, center, during the filming of "The King of Staten Island." It was in front of a handful of people at a place called the Looney Bin Comedy Club in Staten Island. Its an ironic place for Davidson to be since The King of Staten Island, a comedy Davidson co-wrote with Apatow and Dave Sirus, begins with him playing videogames in his moms basement. The King of Staten Island may change that. Ill never forget that.For those who know him more from the tabloids, The King of Staten Island will certainly reveal a different side to Davidson.
Michelle Obama, Gaga, J. Lo to join Oprah on wellness tour
NEW YORK, NY – Oprah Winfrey’s going on tour, and she’s bringing a rock-star lineup with her, including former first lady Michelle Obama and Grammy- and Oscar-winner Lady Gaga. Live Nation announced Wednesday that Winfrey’s wellness arena tour with WW (Weight Watchers Reimagined) — dubbed “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus” — will also include guest appearances from Jennifer Lopez, Dwayne Johnson, Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Tracee Ellis Ross and Kate Hudson. On the tour, Winfrey will hold one-on-one conversations with the superstars, first with Gaga on January 4, 2020, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The nine-city tour will also visit St. Paul, Minnesota (Fey); Charlotte, North Carolina (Schumer); Atlanta (Johnson); Brooklyn, New York (Obama); Dallas (Ellis Ross); San Francisco (Hudson); and Los Angeles (Lopez). Winfrey will wrap the tour on March 7 in Denver with BFF Gayle King.
Bill Murray applied for job at P.F. Chang's in Atlanta airport
(CNN) - In the latest twist in the wonderful life of Bill Murray, we learn the beloved star wants to work at P.F. On the one job he'd like to do outside of acting, Murray revealed, "I did fill out an application at P.F. Chang's at the Atlanta airport, because I think that's one of the great places." I can come home and I have recorded 61 episodes of 'Family Feud,' because it's on all day long," Murray said. "It's on all day long and by law it has to be on all day long.
Amy Schumer has the best-ever response to Instagram troll asking about autism
Comedian Amy Schumer took to Instagram earlier this week to ask if anyone would be interested in seeing a docuseries about her pregnancy and birth. She was met with a slew of positive comments, although there always has to be that one person online who just goes too far, right? Dont forget: Schumers husband, chef and cookbook author Chris Fischer, has high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. Schumer devoted a few minutes of her special earlier this year to the topic. Schumer wasnt going to roll past that autism comment.
Amy Schumer headed back to TV with Hulu's 'Love, Beth'
Amy Schumer attends the premiere of "I Feel Pretty" on April 17, 2018, in Westwood, California. (CNN) - Amy Schumer is coming to Hulu. The actress and comedian will return to TV in 2020 with a new comedy series for the streaming network, titled "Love, Beth." Schumer previously starred in her own comedy sketch show for Comedy Central, "Inside Amy Schumer." After the show's conclusion, Schumer turned her attention to film, with outings like 2017's "Snatched" and 2018's "I Feel Pretty."
Brie Larson on her success in "Room"
Actress Brie Larson held her own opposite Amy Schumer in the comedy, "Trainwreck." But she's getting rave reviews as the star of the harrowing drama, "Room." And as she tells Tracy Smith, she admits to being puzzled over the label that some in Hollywood have pinned on her.cbsnews.com
Amy Schumer on her "little assistant" sister
In this web extra the comedian and star talks to correspondent Mo Rocca about her relationship with her younger sister, producer Kim Caramele. The two have collaborated on the award-winning TV series, "Inside Amy Schumer," and the new movie, "Trainwreck."cbsnews.com