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Friday, November 3, 2017

House of Cards Creator Beau Willimon Claims He Was Not Notified of On-Set Kevin Spacey Allegations by Dee Lockett

Following allegations from eight people that Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted and harassed people on the set of House of Cards, the show’s creator Beau Willimon says he was never notified o…

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:04PM
Monday, October 30, 2017

House of Cards Creator Beau Willimon Claims He Was Unaware of ‘Deeply Troubling’ Allegations Against Kevin Spacey by Dee Lockett

House of Cards creator Beau Willimon has responded to the allegations that the show’s star Kevin Spacey made sexual advances toward actor Anthony Rapp when the Star Trek: Discovery star wa…

SOURCE: Vulture at 10:47AM
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Guggenheim Museum Won’t Show Art Accused of Depicting Animal Cruelty Following Threats by Dee Lockett

On October 6, the Guggenheim’s new exhibit, “Art and China After 1989: Theater of the World,” featuring the work of Chinese conceptual artists on nature and globalization, will open wi…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:10PM
Friday, September 15, 2017

Beyoncé Finally Saw Dear Evan Hansen After Ben Platt ‘Conjured’ Her by Dee Lockett

Well, Ben Platt, toss your Tony Award to the side and consider this the moment you truly peaked. After publicly begging, pleading, and groveling at Beyoncé’s feet on Twitter for her…

SOURCE: Vulture at 09:44AM
Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Hamilton Cast Recording Officially Outsells Rent’s by Dee Lockett

We the people have spoken: After spending five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes (or, actually, nearly two years) on the charts, the original Hamilton cast recording has offic…

SOURCE: Vulture at 03:51PM
Friday, August 25, 2017

Taylor Swift Used Katy Perry’s Mean Girls Diss Against Her, and It’s Not Very Fetch by Dee Lockett

In just a couple weeks, we will approach the three-year anniversary of the time, at the height of their beef, that Katy Perry unsubtly called Taylor Swift a “Regina George in sheep’s clo…

SOURCE: Vulture at 03:42PM
Thursday, August 3, 2017

Georgia County Officials Want R. Kelly Concert Canceled, But Live Nation Isn’t Backing Down by Dee Lockett

R. Kelly is set to play Georgia’s Wolf Creek Amphitheater on August 25, but if local government gets its way, he’ll have nowhere to perform. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution…

SOURCE: Vulture at 11:38AM
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Stronger Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal and Tatiana Maslany Tell a True Story From the Boston Bombing by Dee Lockett

Last year’s Patriots Day told the story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing from a narrative of everyone involved or affected — police, city officials, the bombers, and even Red Sox favo…

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:41PM
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Ariana Grande Dedicates an Emotional ‘One Last Time’ to ‘My 22 Angels’ in First Tour Stop Since the Manchester Bombing by Dee Lockett

After a two-week hiatus on her Dangerous Woman tour following the bombing at her Manchester Arena show, Ariana Grande returned to the stage once again in Paris on Wednesday night to resume h…

SOURCE: Vulture at 06:21PM
Sunday, June 4, 2017

Ariana Grande Belted Out ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ Through Tears for Her One Love Manchester Finale by Dee Lockett

With her One Love Manchester benefit show an unquestionable success, Ariana Grande had just one job left to do: Brave it through the finale. Grande closed out her show first by inviting all …

SOURCE: Vulture at 05:47PM

Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus Recreated Their ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ Duet in Manchester by Dee Lockett

Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus have been friends for years, cementing their mutual love in song in 2015 with a cover of Crowded House’s “Don’t Dream It’s Over” for Miley’s Happy H…

SOURCE: Vulture at 04:44PM

The Moment a Young Choir Singer Stole the Show at Ariana Grande’s Manchester Benefit Concert by Dee Lockett

It was already an emotional night at Ariana Grande’s Manchester benefit show, with empowering speeches and performances from several of her famous peers and the singer herself throughout. …

SOURCE: Vulture at 04:18PM
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Ariana Grande Will Return to Manchester for a Benefit Concert Featuring Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Pharrell, and More by Dee Lockett

Less than two weeks after a deadly terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people, the singer will make good on her promise to return to the city for another perfor…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:05PM
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Watch Cher Turn Back Time at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards by Dee Lockett

Cher turned 71 years old on Saturday, and on Sunday she finally collected the Billboard Music Awards’ Icon Award. Never the type to shy away from making a spectacle of herself, Cher showed…

SOURCE: Vulture at 11:21PM
Friday, May 12, 2017

Fox Is Giving Rent The Live Musical Treatment by Dee Lockett

Fox will soon present to the world five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes of … something. The network has announced that the beloved production Rent will be getting the live…

SOURCE: Vulture at 06:06PM
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

J.K. Rowling, a Monster, Has Finally Apologized For Her Most Egregious Harry Potter Death by Dee Lockett

We guess, in some ways, Severus Snape always had to die. He was mischaracterized as the villain second only to Voldemort throughout the series, rather than the unknowingly heartbroken guardi…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:20PM
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Bruce Springsteen Tells Tom Hanks How He Made ‘Streets of Philadelphia’ in Only Two Days by Dee Lockett

On Wednesday, beloved filmmaker Jonathan Demme died at 73. While Demme won an Oscar for directing Silence of Lambs, his subsequent film, Philadelphia, is regarded as some of his most groundb…

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:29PM
Friday, March 31, 2017

Warning: Calvin Harris’s New Song With Ariana Grande, Young Thug, and Pharrell May Actually Cause a Heatstroke and It’s Not Even Summer by Dee Lockett

As the great poet Nelly once rapped, “It’s getting hot in herre.” So overheated is Calvin Harris’s new song with Ariana Grande, Young Thug, and Pharrell that they had the foresight t…

SOURCE: Vulture at 10:32AM
Monday, March 27, 2017

Green Day Fondly Remembers That Time Donald Trump Loved Seeing American Idiot on Broadway by Dee Lockett

Donald Trump’s prolific Twitter account has long been a source of entertainment, irony, and symbolism for humanity’s impending doom. And in 2010, all three of those qualities came neatly…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:09PM
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Josh Gad Will Play Disney’s First-Ever Gay Character in Beauty and the Beast by Dee Lockett

In reimagining a Disney animated classic as a live-action update, the studio is also using the opportunity to make some overdue history. Attitude reports that in the new Beauty and the Beast…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:21PM
Monday, February 27, 2017

Life Comes Full Circle as Ryan Adams Covers Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Streets of Philadelphia’ by Dee Lockett

Bruce Springsteen’s prolific career has birthed many musical offspring in his image, but none quite like his long-lost son Ryan Adams. There are many resemblances — their blue-collar eth…

SOURCE: Vulture at 04:41PM
Friday, February 10, 2017

Listen to Bruce Springsteen’s Harry Potter Song and Wonder No More Why It Was Rejected by Dee Lockett

Yer not a wizard, Bruce. In further proof that Bruce Springsteen’s Hogwarts letter got permanently lost in the mail, his rejected Harry Potter song, “I’ll Stand by You Always,” has a…

SOURCE: Vulture at 05:59PM
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Amy Poehler Is Making a ‘Dark Musical’ About Bob’s Burgers’ John Roberts and His Sad New Jersey Life for HBO by Dee Lockett

At long last, Linda Belcher is getting her own show — sort of. John Roberts, the voice behind the eccentric Belcher matriarch, is set to star in an HBO comedy executive produced by none ot…

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:27PM
Friday, February 3, 2017

Here’s Ariana Grande and John Legend’s Beauty and the Beast Theme Song by Dee Lockett

Ariana Grande and John Legend are here to take the cherished, Oscar-winning Beauty and the Beast theme song, cover it for the live-action adaptation, and strip it of all discernible consonan…

SOURCE: Vulture at 10:22AM
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Bruce Springsteen Trolls Trump Following Recent Phone-Call Debacle By Covering ‘Don’t Hang Up’ in Australia by Dee Lockett

Twice now, Bruce Springsteen has had to burden his Australian fans with chatter about America’s screwups while touring the continent. But, for once, during his show in Melbourne on Thursda…

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:32PM
Monday, January 30, 2017

Bruce Springsteen Speaks Out Against ‘Anti-Democratic and Fundamentally Un-American’ Muslim Ban by Dee Lockett

Though Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band may be on the other side of the world — they're currently performing in Australia —they haven't distanced themselves from the chaos that's …

SOURCE: Vulture at 10:36AM
Thursday, January 26, 2017

Elton John Is Making a Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical, So Just Give Meryl Streep Her Tony Now by Dee Lockett

In an announcement that has moved at a glacial pace to get here, The Devil Wears Prada is coming to Broadway more than ten years after the film's release, and none other than Elton John is a…

SOURCE: Vulture at 01:42PM
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Watch Lady Gaga Complete Her Emotional Transformation Into Joanne in the ‘Million Reasons’ Video by Dee Lockett

A Lady Gaga music video used to be a seismic event, now it's more like a quiet storm blowing in the desert. Her latest, for the breathtaking ballad "Million Reasons," picks up in t…

SOURCE: Vulture at 04:09PM
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

James Corden Plants the Seed for a Green Day Musical About Donald Trump Because How Else Would You Get His Attention? by Dee Lockett

Green Day is no fan of Donald Trump. If that wasn't obvious before, it should be crystal clear now following their AMAs performance, during which they chanted "No Trump, no KKK, no fasc…

SOURCE: Vulture at 09:31AM
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

James Corden, Billy Eichner, and Anna Kendrick Present Life: The Totally Insane Musical by Dee Lockett

The circle of life can be depicted in many odd and unexpected ways, like a casual 14-song musical acted out with extreme dedication and care by the holy trinity of James Corden, Billy Eichne…

SOURCE: Vulture at 10:20AM
Monday, November 21, 2016

Idina Menzel Proudly Stands With Hamilton Following Mike Pence Fiasco by Dee Lockett

There are plenty who may be threatening to boycott Hamilton in the aftermath of vice-president-elect Mike Pence's visit to the show this weekend. To those people, Broadway darling Idina Menz…

SOURCE: Vulture at 12:01AM

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