‘That’s Some Real Hater Stuff’: Faizon Love Slammed for Saying Comedian Nicole Byer Secured Her Netflix Special By Being an ‘Unfunny Black Woman’
Faizon Love is taking something of a public pummeling following his remarks about fellow comedian Nicole Byer. “The Parent ‘Hood” actor found himself at the […]news.yahoo.com
Contestant dies after completing “Wipeout” obstacle course
LOS ANGELES – A contestant on “Wipeout” has died after completing the game show’s obstacle course, authorities and sources close to the production said Friday. The man in his 30s was declared dead at a hospital shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, Los Angeles County coroner's spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said. The cause of death has not been released, and the man's name was being withheld until relatives could be notified. Two people close to the production said the man had completed the course on the show's set in Santa Clarita, California, when he needed medical attention. The show stopped production Thursday and Friday and has a planned week off next week, they said.
A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)LOS ANGELES – “Schitt's Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve. The awards for Pop TV's “Schitt's Creek” included best comedy series and trophies for its stars, including Catherine O'Hara and father-son Eugene and Daniel Levy. Moments later, his son won the award for comedy writing for “Schitt's Creek” episode, then shared a directing award and captured the supporting actor comedy trophy. As “Schitt’s Creek” gobbled up comedy awards, that left acclaimed “Insecure” and its creator Issa Rae empty-handed. But Black stories, Black performances and Black Lives Matter,” he said, urging Kimmel to shout with him.