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Let’s cast the inevitable ‘Tiger King’ screen adaptation

Let’s cast the inevitable ‘Tiger King’ screen adaptation

Cool cats and kittens everywhere are hungry for more “Tiger King.” Luckily, before the docuseries found a ravenous fanbase on Netflix, “SNL” star Kate McKinnon was already set to adapt the story for screen, having secured rights to the Wondery podcast “Joe Exotic.” McKinnon is set to star as animal advocate Carole Baskin and executive…MORE

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

A growing number of actors, musicians, comedians and others in entertainment are opening up about their personal experiences after a COVID-19 diagnosis, citing their desire to encourage people to heed social distancing guidelines. Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were among the first to take to social media to talk about their diagnosis and…MORE

Andy Cohen shares how he stayed out of the hospital

Andy Cohen returned to work Monday and shared with his audience what it was like to have the coronavirus. Appearing on his SiriusXM radio show, “Andy Cohen Live,” the Bravo executive and talk show host talked about his symptoms, which he said included fever, a cough, tightness in his chest, some chills, loss of smell…MORE

Starting Thursday, Dolly Parton will read bedtime stories to your kids

Starting Thursday, Dolly Parton will read bedtime stories to your kids

Parents working nine to five — now from home, amid the coronavirus pandemic — will soon get some help in entertaining their kids, thanks to country music superstar Dolly Parton. The nine-time Grammy winner said beginning this Thursday, she will read bedtime stories to children in a new virtual series called “Goodnight with Dolly.” Each…MORE

Comedian Michael Yo shares emotional post about recovering from coronavirus

Comedian Michael Yo shares emotional post about recovering from coronavirus

Michael Yo fought back tears as he revealed he’d recently been diagnosed with both pneumonia and the coronavirus. The comedian, 45, posted an emotional video to Instagram, thanking his family for their love and his friends for their jokes during an eight-day stay in the hospital. “Thank you to my amazing wife the rock to…MORE

Nipsey Hussle: Family and friends remember rapper on anniversary of his death

Nipsey Hussle: Family and friends remember rapper on anniversary of his death

The marathon continues. Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of rapper and activist Nipsey Hussle. He was gunned down March 31, 2019, near the clothing store he owned in South Central Los Angeles. Hussle was 33. The rapper’s brother, Samiel Asghedom, posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday showing Hussle weeks before he was…MORE

Lizzo treats ER staff to say thank you

Lizzo treats ER staff to say thank you

Turns out Lizzo is 100% that generous. The singer treated some of those on the front lines fighting the coronavirus pandemic to a meal. On Monday a verified Twitter account Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit tweeted a thank you to Lizzo for providing lunch for its emergency room staff. “SURPRISE! @lizzo treated our ER staff…MORE

Florida sheriff getting 6 tips a day in 1997 ‘Tiger King’ disappearance

Florida sheriff getting 6 tips a day in 1997 ‘Tiger King’ disappearance

A Florida sheriff is using the hype surrounding the wildly popular Netflix series “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” to seek new leads in the case of Jack Donald “Don” Lewis, who’s been missing since 1997. Lewis was married to Big Cat Rescue owner Carole Baskin, the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot at the…MORE

Eminem is proud of his daughter Hailie

Eminem is proud of his daughter Hailie

She’s all grown up now, but Hailie Jade Mathers is still her daddy’s girl. Rapper Eminem gave an update on the 24-year-old during a recent appearance on Mike Tyson’s podcast, “Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson.” Eminem shared that his daughter graduated with a 3.9 GPA from Michigan State University and is doing well. “She’s doing good,”…MORE

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Let’s cast the inevitable ‘Tiger King’ screen adaptation

Let’s cast the inevitable ‘Tiger King’ screen adaptation

Cool cats and kittens everywhere are hungry for more “Tiger King.” Luckily, before the docuseries found a ravenous fanbase on Netflix, “SNL” star Kate McKinnon was already set to adapt the story for screen, having secured rights to the Wondery podcast “Joe Exotic.” McKinnon is set to star as animal advocate Carole Baskin and executive…

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

A growing number of actors, musicians, comedians and others in entertainment are opening up about their personal experiences after a COVID-19 diagnosis, citing their desire to encourage people to heed social distancing guidelines. Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were among the first to take to social media to talk about their diagnosis and…

Andy Cohen shares how he stayed out of the hospital

Andy Cohen returned to work Monday and shared with his audience what it was like to have the coronavirus. Appearing on his SiriusXM radio show, “Andy Cohen Live,” the Bravo executive and talk show host talked about his symptoms, which he said included fever, a cough, tightness in his chest, some chills, loss of smell…