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Miss South Africa wins Miss Universe 2019 crown

Miss South Africa wins Miss Universe 2019 crown

Frank Micelotta / FOX.(ATLANTA) –Sunday saw the Miss Universe crown go to Zozibini Tunzi a.k.a. Miss South Africa.  She bested 90 other women competing in the annual pageant that was filmed from Tyler Perry Studios. People reports that Tunzi is a 26-year-old public relations professional and a gender-based violence activist.  While ecstatic about her win, she’s more excited how dark skinned…Read more »

Caroll Spinney, who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on ‘Sesame Street’, dies at 85

Caroll Spinney, who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on ‘Sesame Street’, dies at 85

Photo by Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times via Getty Image(NEW YORK) — The longtime puppeteer behind beloved Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, Caroll Spinney, has died at age 85, the Sesame Street Workshop announced in a statement. Spinney spent five decades with Sesame Street, working with legendary puppeteer Jim Henson at the start of his career. “Caroll Spinney gave…Read more »

‘The Irishman’ leads Critics’ Choice Awards with 14 nominations

‘The Irishman’ leads Critics’ Choice Awards with 14 nominations

Courtesy of Netflix(NEW YORK) — The Critics’ Choice Awards, widely viewed as an early predictor for the Oscars, has The Irishman topping its list of nominees, which came out Sunday. While The Irishman racked up 14 nominations, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, the film with the second highest amount of mentions at 12, is also shaping up to be a…Read more »

‘SNL’ spoofs NATO conference hot mic scandal in star-studded cold open

‘SNL’ spoofs NATO conference hot mic scandal in star-studded cold open

Will Heath/NBC(NEW YORK) — Saturday Night Live addressed the hot mic scandal at last week’s NATO conference in London, in a cold open sketch featuring Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, Paul Rudd and James Corden, host of CBS’ The Late Late Show. Fallon, Rudd and Corden played Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, respectively, all three of whom were…Read more »

‘Frozen 2’ threepeats with $34.7 million in weekend box office win

‘Frozen 2’ threepeats with $34.7 million in weekend box office win

Walt Disney Studios(NEW YORK) — Disney’s Frozen 2 continued its grip on first place at the box office with an estimated $34.7 million weekend in its third week of release. The film has now grossed $337.6 million domestically — a feat that took its predecessor more than twice as long to accomplish.  Frozen 2 is currently the seventh highest grossing…Read more »

Felicity Jones rises to new heights — and gains a fear of heights — in ‘The Aeronauts’

Felicity Jones rises to new heights — and gains a fear of heights — in ‘The Aeronauts’

Todd Williamson/January Images(NEW YORK) — Felicity Jones is rising to new heights in the new inspired-by-true-events film, The Aeronauts.The Oscar-nominated actress plays 19th century balloon pilot Amelia Wren opposite her Theory of Everything co-star Eddie Redmayne, who plays meteorologist James Glaisher. Together, they embark on a dangerous journey to fly higher than anyone in history.Most…Read more »