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.
Fallon apologizes for using blackface in 20-year-old skit
According to Variety, it was first posted on Twitter by a user named chefboyohdear, and showed Fallon, as Rock, appearing on a talk show. Fallon tweeted that it was a terrible decision to impersonate Rock, also a former Saturday Night Live cast member. I am very sorry for making this unquestionably offensive decision and thank all of you for holding me accountable, the late-night star wrote. The history of minstrel shows and movies where white performers donned blackface to mock blacks has made its use considered offensive today. Sarah Silverman used blackface for a sketch on her Comedy Central show in 2007, a decision she later said she was horrified by.
`This Is Us' stars Moore, Hartley co-host Red Nose special
LOS ANGELES This Is Us stars Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley will co-host NBC's Red Nose Day special to raise money and awareness for children in need. Funds raised by this years Red Nose campaign will be directed to help combat the effect of COVID-19 on youngsters and the organizations that aid them. In the pandemic, some of the most vulnerable parts of our population are obviously going to be children, Moore said. Instead, they're part of NosesOn.com, a website to make donations and get a digital Red Nose to share on social media, NBC said. Red Nose Day has raised $200 million annually for programs including Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Children's Health Fund and Feeding America.
Celebrities are turning themselves into grandmas and grandpas with new FaceApp
Has a friend or a favorite celebrity shared a photo on social media recently and they're looking a little bit different? One of the funniest transformations comes from the Jonas Brothers, who took a group photo using the app. Another celebrity who used the app is Drake, and again, he looks like he is going to age well. While many people are having the best time playing with the FaceApp, some people on social media are warning the public about the potential risks of using the app. There have been reports that the Russian company that developed the app could be using your information.
Sarah Silverman calls out "Bernie or bust" supporters at DNC
Comedian Sarah Silverman addressed the DNC alongside Sen. Al Franken on Monday night. Silverman addressed her past support for Bernie Sanders and declared her support for Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee. She said she will vote for Hillary with "gusto" and said that the "Bernie or bust" supporters are being "ridiculous." The crowd erupted into dueling chants for Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton during the address.cbsnews.com