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Jussie Smollett Gets Renewed Support From ‘Empire’ Showrunner Over Attack – Deadline

Jussie Smollett Gets Renewed Support From ‘Empire’ Showrunner Over Attack – Deadline

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. Credit: AP/Shutterstock As Chicago cops seek more information from Jussie Smollett over what really went down in the alleged assault of the Empire star nearly three weeks ago, the showrunner of the long running Fox drama has today once again spoken up in support of the increasingly embattled actor. Taking to social media Sunday for the second time for Smollett since the supposed racist and homophobic attack in the early hours of January 29 in the Windy City, Empire executive producer Brett Mahoney was unequivocal in his language and meaning: I believe and stand by @JussieSmollett . Keep your head up. @EmpireWriters @EmpireFOX — Brett Mahoney (@TheBrettMahoney) February 18, 2019 Empire broadcaster Fox, Donald Trump and others expressed support for ...
Jussie Smollett: Everything we know about the alleged attack on the ‘Empire’ star – NBC News

Jussie Smollett: Everything we know about the alleged attack on the ‘Empire’ star – NBC News

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. Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 18, 2019, 2:42 AM GMTBy Janelle GriffithThe Chicago Police Department on Sunday said it needed to conduct follow-up interviews into the alleged attack of "Empire" star Jussie Smollett, referring to him as "the individual who reported the incident.""While we are not in a position to confirm, deny or comment on the validity of what's been unofficially released, there are some developments in this investigation and detectives have some follow-ups to complete which include speaking to the individual who reported the incident," Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a tweet.Here is what else we know:Initial Report On Jan. 29, Smollett filed...
Miranda Lambert Got Married! See Other Top-Secret Celebrity Weddings – E! NEWS

Miranda Lambert Got Married! See Other Top-Secret Celebrity Weddings – E! NEWS

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. Jim Smeal/REX/Shutterstock; Twitter Miranda Lambert made a surprise reveal on Saturday about her current relationship status."In honor of Valentine's Day I wanted to share some news," the country singer wrote on Instagram. "I met the love of my life. And we got hitched! My heart is full. Thank you Brendan Mcloughlin for loving me for.... me."E! News confirmed that she and McLoughlin tied the knot on Jan. 26, 2019 in Davidson County, Tennessee. Her big announcement was a surprise to many people because the newlyweds had never made an official public outing together and there was no sight of him on her social media pages. All that aside, there was a bit to uncover about the 35-year-old's new hu...
Kelly Clarkson Covers “Shallow” – InStyle

Kelly Clarkson Covers “Shallow” – InStyle

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Are Meghan Markle’s Friends Causing More Harm Than Good? – The Cheat Sheet

Are Meghan Markle’s Friends Causing More Harm Than Good? – The Cheat Sheet

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. Since day one, Meghan Markle has been the center of ongoing family and personal drama. Despite a lot of efforts by the Royal Family’s PR, the issues simply keep going. Most recently, five of Meghan Markle’s friends spoke out anonymously on her behalf. These five women chose to remain anonymous to “protect private relationships they hold dear,” but the choice was obviously made to help their friend. Many people don’t think this was the best move. Despite good intentions, some believe these newest interviews are only doing more harm than good when it comes to Markle’s family drama. But are they really? Meghan Markle | Karwai Tang/WireImage What did Meghan Markle’s friends say? During the interview, the five female ...
Revealed: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Might Send Their Children to an American School – The Cheat Sheet

Revealed: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Might Send Their Children to an American School – The Cheat Sheet

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. Meghan Markle has made a lot of adjustments to her life since meeting Prince Harry. But while the Duchess of Sussex has spent a lot of time learning about British customs, history, and the royal family’s role in the country, she might not want the same for her children. According to reports, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle want their children to grow up learning about their American roots. And, they might even send them to an American school. We share the details, ahead. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are already looking at schools for Baby Sussex.| Tolga Akmen – WPA Pool/Getty Images Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are considering an American school for their children The Duke and Duchess of Sussex want their children to grow up as normal as possible. However, ...
Box Office: ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ No Match for China’s ‘Wandering Earth’ Overseas – Variety

Box Office: ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ No Match for China’s ‘Wandering Earth’ Overseas – Variety

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. Hollywood movies like “Alita: Battle Angel” and “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” are doing respectable business overseas, but they’re proving no match for foreign titles at the international box office. The Chinese New Year is bringing in huge business in the Middle Kingdom. China’s sci-fi epic “The Wandering Earth” pulled in a massive $96.6 million from three territories, bringing its international tally to $606.8 million. Another movie from the Mainland, “Crazy Alien,” earned $28 million for an overseas total of $318 million, while fellow local title “Pegasus” brought in $25.7 million, taking its bounty to $238 million. Fox’s “Alita: Battle Angel” led films on the Hollywood front, ge...
Jussie Smollett’s lawyers deny he planned attack after Chicago police claim he’s no longer considered a victim in case – Fox News

Jussie Smollett’s lawyers deny he planned attack after Chicago police claim he’s no longer considered a victim in case – Fox News

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. A Chicago police spokesperson on Saturday said "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is no longer considered a victim in the case that allegedly involved an attack by two masked men who shouted racial and anti-gay slurs at the actor and, "This is MAGA country!"JUSSIE SMOLLETT INVESTIGATORS WITHHOLDING SOME INFORMATION UNTIL 'THEY GET THEIR DUCKS IN A ROW'Police earlier said that the "trajectory of the investigation" shifted and that they wanted to conduct another interview with Smollett about the alleged hate crime last month. Police released two Nigerian brothers who were held for questioning about the reported attack. They were released late Friday without charges."We can confirm that the information received from the individuals questioned by police earlier in the "Empi...
Get to know Miranda Lambert’s new husband, Brendan McLoughlin – Fox News

Get to know Miranda Lambert’s new husband, Brendan McLoughlin – Fox News

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. Brendan McLoughlin and Miranda Lambert Miranda Lambert has a new man — and she married him!MIRANDA LAMBERT ANNOUNCES SHE GOT MARRIED: 'I MET THE LOVE OF MY LIFE'The "Tin Man" singer revealed on Valentine's Day that she tied the knot with Brendan McLoughlin, tweeting, "In honor of Valentine’s Day I wanted to share some news. I met the love of my life. And we got hitched! My heart is full. Thank you Brendan Mcloughlin for loving me for.... me."It's unclear how long the couple have been dating, as the Pistol Annies singer only split from boyfriend Evan Felker in August 2018. Before that, she'd rebounded from ex-husband Blake Shelton, to whom she was married for four years and together for 10, with rocker Anderson East. Lambert and East split in April 2018....
Who Is Miranda Lambert’s New Husband Brendan McLoughlin? – The Cheat Sheet

Who Is Miranda Lambert’s New Husband Brendan McLoughlin? – The Cheat Sheet

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. Miranda Lambert and Brendan McLoughlin | Instagram Miranda Lambert just shocked the world with some unexpected news. On February 16, the country singer revealed on Instagram that she recently tied the knot with someone she’s never been seen in public with. After a long journey to find love again, it has been revealed that Lambert married Brendan McLoughlin. A New York City police officer who has seemed to capture the country singer’s heart. He is “the one” for Miranda Lambert It has been revealed that Miranda Lambert and Brendan McLoughlin married each other on January 26 in a very low-key wedding ceremony. The couple tied the knot in Davidson County, Tennessee and Lambert revealed the news of their marriage on Valentine’s Day. ...