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Lifetime plans follow-up to ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ and Jeffrey Epstein documentary

Lifetime plans follow-up to ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ and Jeffrey Epstein documentary

Lifetime is following the explosive success of “Surviving R. Kelly” by ordering a follow-up piece about more of the embattled musician’s accusers, as well as planning a new documentary that looks at those who say they were victims of another powerful man: Jeffrey Epstein. “Surviving R. Kelly: The Aftermath” will be a four-hour documentary special…MORE

‘Jojo Rabbit’ teaser continues tradition of mocking Hitler

‘Jojo Rabbit’ teaser continues tradition of mocking Hitler

The new teaser trailer for Taika Waititi’s upcoming dark comedy “Jojo Rabbit” promises to “go to war on hate” — which may be an interesting choice of words as the “Thor: Love and Thunder” writer-director appears in the dark comedy as Adolf Hitler. Waititi wrote and directed the movie, which is based on Christine Leunens’…MORE

Harriet Tubman, America’s heroic abolitionist, gets her own biopic

Harriet Tubman, America’s heroic abolitionist, gets her own biopic

Harriet Tubman may not have her face on a $20 bill, but plans for a biopic in her name are becoming a reality. The trailer for “Harriet” dropped Tuesday, with Cynthia Erivo as the titular abolitionist. Tubman’s own escape from slavery led her to help hundreds of slaves find freedom during the US Civil War…MORE

‘The Great Hack’ dissects Cambridge Analytica and the rise of big data

‘The Great Hack’ dissects Cambridge Analytica and the rise of big data

The abuses associated with big data have become regular headline fodder, and the repercussions of the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal continue to be adjudicated. “The Great Hack” does an admirable job of weaving together those threads in an intelligible way, and how the “dream of the connected world” has been exploited, as academic David Carroll puts…MORE

Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift lead MTV VMA nominations

Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift lead MTV VMA nominations

Ladies rule the 2019 Video Music Award nominations, with Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift leading this year’s list of contenders for the annual MTV award show at 10 nominations each. Among these categories are video of the year, where Grande’s rom-com fueled “thank u, next” and Swift’s pride-themed “You Need to Calm Down” were both…MORE

Lake Bell reveals her second home birth was traumatic

Lake Bell reveals her second home birth was traumatic

Lake Bell had a rewarding and healthy home birth with her with her daughter in 2014. But when she did a second home birth with her son, it didn’t go as planned. The actress, 40, talked about her birthing experiences in a new episode of Dax Shepard’s podcast, “Armchair Expert.” The two star together in…MORE

‘The Bachelorette’ Hannah Brown let Luke have it on ‘Men Tell All’

‘The Bachelorette’ Hannah Brown let Luke have it on ‘Men Tell All’

If you thought the show down between Hannah Brown and Luke Parker was done on “The Bachelorette,” you were wrong. The pair had some words for each other on Monday’s the “Men Tell All” special. Actually, Hannah had most of the words for the former contestant she had bounced from the show after he tried…MORE

David Spade reflects on sister-in-law Kate Spade’s death

David Spade reflects on sister-in-law Kate Spade’s death

David Spade is remembering all the loved ones he’s lost during his life — and there have been many. The comedian, 55, is back with a new Comedy Central show, “Lights Out With David Spade,” and in a new interview discussed the success and setbacks he’s faced, including the death of his sister-in-law, fashion designer…MORE

Bella Thorne says she’s actually pansexual, not bisexual

Bella Thorne says she’s actually pansexual, not bisexual

Bella Thorne revealed via Twitter years ago that she was bisexual, but now the former Disney star has further defined her sexuality. In an interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America” to promote her new book, “Life of a Wannabe Mogul: Mental Disarray,” Thorne talked about no longer identifying as bisexual. “I’m actually a pansexual, and…MORE

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