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His own hit play The Odd Couple would later get a few sitcom adaptations after becoming a very popular movie starring Jack Lemon and Walter Matthau. Notable Biographies.com reported that Marvin Neil Simon was born in the Bronx, New York , on July 4, 1927. "I know that I have reached the pinnacle of rewards", he said.
  • Omarosa's book hits No. 1 on NYT Best Seller List

    Omarosa's book hits No. 1 on NYT Best Seller List

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    Manigault Newman joined the Trump campaign as the Director of African American Outreach during the 2016 Republican National Convention and served in a communications role in Trump's administration until she was sacked by chief of staff John Kelly last December after just one year in her position.
  • Bollywood actor Neha Dhupia announces pregnancy

    Bollywood actor Neha Dhupia announces pregnancy

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    The newly Wednesday couple married in an Anand Karaj ceremony attended by close family and friends in a Gurudwara in south Delhi. The heavily pregnant actor shared photos of herself with husband Angad as the two happily posed and smiled for the camera.
  • Sequel film in the pipeline for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

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    Singapore's Ministry of Defence (Mindef) said Kwan, who moved to the U.S. when he was 11, skipped National Service (NS) decades ago and as he remains a Singaporean citizen, faces a three-year jail term and a US$7,300 fine for the offence, Straits Times reported.
  • Airlines Waive Change Fees as Hurricane Lane Approaches Hawaii

    Airlines Waive Change Fees as Hurricane Lane Approaches Hawaii

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    Officials urged those needing the Molokai shelter to get there soon because of concerns that the main highway on the island's south coast could become impassable. "I feel like it's gonna come more and like our house is like gonna get knocked down and stuff like that so I just pray and stuff to not make it happen", a young girl told a local reporter.
  • Walmart squares up to Amazon with a new e-book store

    Walmart squares up to Amazon with a new e-book store

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    The phrase "the enemy of my enemy is my friend" comes to mind: Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten owns Kobo, having acquired the company in 2011 for $315 million. While brick-and-mortar bookstores have nearly disappeared, the number of e-book stores grew today with Walmart throwing its hat into the ring. Walmart eBooks will give readers access to more than 6 million titles, as well as an audiobook subscription service.
  • Mayim Bialik Reacts to 'Big Bang Theory' Ending After Final Season 12

    Mayim Bialik Reacts to 'Big Bang Theory' Ending After Final Season 12

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    The Big Bang Theory is ending after 12 seasons. The four-time Emmy victor didn't address EW's exclusive report that his decision to walk away from playing Dr. Sheldon Cooper. There's now no word on when E4 - who broadcast The Big Bang Theory in the United Kingdom - will be showing the final season on British screens.
  • 5 tourists rescued from flooded home as storm hits Hawaii

    5 tourists rescued from flooded home as storm hits Hawaii

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    There were no immediate reports of injuries, but at least 14 roads had been closed due to flash floods and landslides, she said . Governor David Ige declared a state of emergency yesterday as conditions continued to worsen. A hurricane warning is in effect for the Big Island as well as Maui County and Oahu, which means hurricane conditions are expected there. Free transport will be available between the capital and Oahu island´s evacuation shelters, which had welcomed around 350 people by ...
  • 'Bond 25' Rumor Reveals Reason for Danny Boyle's Exit

    'Bond 25' Rumor Reveals Reason for Danny Boyle's Exit

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    Sources close to the production have confirmed that the departure of director Danny Boyle earlier this week, just 14 weeks before principal photography was to begin, will lead to the entire production being put back. A source speaking to the Telegraph is claiming that Boyle's exit was precipitated by a clash with Daniel Craig over a casting decision involving Polish actor Tomasz Kot .
  • Hurricane Lane Bears Down on Hawaii

    Hurricane Lane Bears Down on Hawaii

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    Luckily for Hawaii, most of those typhoons form in the Pacific and gain strength while moving west, hitting Australia and east Asia, sparing the Aloha State from the megastorms. CBS says that the safety of the cast and crew are the top priority and that they are "closely monitoring the situation" as the hurricane isn't expected to hit Oahu until Thursday.
  • Meghan Markle: Mum Doria Ragland to intervene over feud with dad Thomas

    Meghan Markle: Mum Doria Ragland to intervene over feud with dad Thomas

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    Thomas also added that if their father's heart attack had happened before Meghan was famous she would have rushed to his bedside. If she wants to make amends, by all means, she can do that. I don't see why our family is any different", mused Tom. Markle specifically mentions Duchess Catherine's uncle Gary, who has reportedly been caught chopping lines of cocaine at his Mediterranean home and allegedly hit his wife while drunk.
  • Jennifer Garner's kids don't pay attention to her movies

    Jennifer Garner's kids don't pay attention to her movies

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    Actress Jennifer Garner was honored in Los Angeles on August 20 with the 2,641st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame . "Also, for the record, don't spend too much time on Hollywood Boulevard", she added, according to Today . Up next for the mother of three is the action revenge thriller Peppermint , where the former Alias star racks up a serious body count as she blasts her way through a legion of bad guys.
  • Ed King (1949 - 2018), Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist

    Ed King (1949 - 2018), Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist

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    He co-wrote the Southern rock band's classic " Sweet Home Alabama ", and that's his voice counting off the "One, two, three." before going into the instantly recognizable guitar riff that starts the song. Gaines, his sister Cassie and leader singer Ronnie Van Zant were among the band members who were killed in a plane crash in 1977. After months of hoping for his miraculous recovery, King's family announced his death on his Facebook page.
  • George Clooney tops Forbes' highest-paid actors list

    George Clooney tops Forbes' highest-paid actors list

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    Clooney made an estimated $233 million pretax from that deal. The actor starred in hits like Spider-Man: Homecoming and Avengers: Infinity War . This was Hemsworth's highest-earning year in his career. Chris Hemsworth ($64.5 million) and 64-year-old action star Jackie Chan , who's still going strong in China ($45.5 million). Clooney guzzled in an estimated $233 million from Casamigos tequila's sale to liquor big Diageo a year ago, plus a relatively low haul in earnings from endorsements ...
  • Ben Affleck checks into rehab after ex-wife Jennifer Garner holds intervention

    Ben Affleck checks into rehab after ex-wife Jennifer Garner holds intervention

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    He was spotted receiving an alcohol delivery outside his home at the start of the week. On August 13, the Oscar victor was seen leaving an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. This isn't Affleck's first time to rehab- he reportedly did several stints in 2017, including his most recent one last December. Now, according to TMZ , Affleck is heading back into rehab.
  • Pink stops show to hug grieving teenager

    Pink stops show to hug grieving teenager

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    Katrina Donkin says the encounter lifted her niece's spirits during the hard time, saying Leah hasn't stopped smiling since the concert. It was a dream come true. it felt like 20 seconds". 'We think her mum sent her a hug from heaven'. Katrina says the whole evening was "overwhelming" and a moment Leah will always remember.
  • Big Bang Theory to end next year with 'epic' close

    Big Bang Theory to end next year with 'epic' close

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    This will makeThe Big Bang Theory the longest-running multi-camera sitcom in television history. After 12 seasons and a record-breaking 279 episodes, will air its final-ever episode in May 2019. She also revealed that her heart is "broken", and that no matter when the show would have to come to an end she would feel the same way. According to Standard Media Index estimates, the average unit cost for a 30-second ad in a first-run episode of " Big Bang " in the second quarter worked out to ...
  • Nicki Minaj Postpones Tour Amidst Album-Release Twitter Beef

    Nicki Minaj Postpones Tour Amidst Album-Release Twitter Beef

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    Future will no longer be on the North American tour "due to scheduling conflicts", but she may add another co-headliner or other guests. The bulk of the postponed shows were in the USA and there were two Canadian shows planned: Toronto on October 1 at the Scotiabank Arena and Vancouver on November 13 at the Rogers Arena.
  • Meghan heads overseas without Harry for top-secret trip

    Meghan heads overseas without Harry for top-secret trip

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    After the Royal wedding, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are giving some signs which indicate that the couple is planning to start a family together. However, sources have now told The Sunday Times that the frustrated couple will not try and set the record straight with him. The Duchess of Cornwall told Lady Gaga at the 2016 Royal Variety Performance that her grandkids call her "Gaga".
  • Country singer Gretchen Wilson arrested at CT airport

    Country singer Gretchen Wilson arrested at CT airport

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    A police report read how Wilson, "became belligerent toward the troopers and caused a disturbance", while being interviewed by authorities on the plane's jetway. Wilson is scheduled to be arraigned in Enfield Superior Court in September. Her case was not listed on the docket and it couldn't be determined if she has a lawyer.
  • Asia Argento denies sexual assault, says payoff was Anthony Bourdain's idea

    Asia Argento denies sexual assault, says payoff was Anthony Bourdain's idea

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    When the story broke, Argento denied that she had ever had sex with Bennett . Asia's father, famed director Dario Argento, believes that Harvey Weinstein is to blame in an effort to discredit his daughter. Along with the pictures TMZ also published text messages between Argento and a friend in which they discussed the allegations against her. "The shakedown letter.
  • "Sye Raa" will create history: Writers Parachuri and Sai Madhav

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    Featuring ensemble cast including Amitabh Bachchan , Jagapathi Babu, Nayanthara, Kiccha Sudeep, Vijay Sethupathi and Tamanna, the film is being produced by Ram Charan and Surekha Konidela under Konidela Production Company. With people in the trade vouching that Sye Raa has the potential to break the records held by Baahubali , movie buffs are waiting for its release eagerly.
  • Hulu is reviving Veronica Mars with Kristen Bell

    Hulu is reviving Veronica Mars with Kristen Bell

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    Hulu is working on a deal to reunite series creator Rob Thomas and star Kristen Bell for a short run of episodes. Television producing the show. Both Hulu and Warner Bros. Jason Dohring , Enrico Colantoni , Percy Daggs III, Francis Capra, Ryan Hansen , Teddy Dunn, Michael Muhney, and Tina Majorino also returned for the Veronica Mars movie.
  • Ariana Grande's fiance Pete Davidson wears bracelet with singer's future initials

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    Pete has hit headlines in the past few months due to his whirlwind romance with the singer Ariana Grande , who accepted his marriage proposal in June just weeks after they went public with their relationship. I don't have crushes on people I don't know. She said: "I have a lot of decisions to make but I also have an album to drop and a tour to finish before I make any of these decisions so I'm going to keep my fans as first priority".
  • Jamie Oliver responds to cultural appropriation claims about his jerk rice

    Jamie Oliver responds to cultural appropriation claims about his jerk rice

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    A marinade or paste that includes at the very least pimento (allspice) and scotch bonnet peppers, also known as habenero's are key ingredients in the marinade process. "It's not a word you put before stuff to sell your products", British MP, Dawn Butler, wrote on Twitter. The row centres over whether Oliver's rice is really jerk , which is usually a style of marinade for meat.
  • Drake Takes Break from Tour to Visit Young Heart Patient in Chicago

    Drake Takes Break from Tour to Visit Young Heart Patient in Chicago

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    Sofia swapped the auto for her hospital wheelchair and Drake saw it during his tour which was when he made a decision to go and visit Sofia while performing in Chicago. She underwent open heart surgery in July after being diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a condition that can lead to heart failure. 'Most often, it serves as a bridge to heart transplantation.
  • Danny Boyle Will No Longer Direct ‘Bond 25’ Due To ‘Creative Differences’

    Danny Boyle Will No Longer Direct ‘Bond 25’ Due To ‘Creative Differences’

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    Producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said at the time that they were "delighted to announce that the exceptionally talented" director would be working on the picture. Danny Boyle's tenure as a Bond director ended up being short-lived. Bond 25 is scheduled to come out in the US on November 8, 2019. Sam Mendes directed the previous two installments, which became the highest-grossing movies in the series, with " Skyfall " hauling $1.1 billion globally and " Spectre " earning ...
  • Camila Cabello wins Video of the Year

    Camila Cabello wins Video of the Year

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    Of course, the VMAs have always been about "moments" as much as awards themselves, and, as was the case past year, these didn't offer a flashpoint like Miley Cyrus twerking or Kanye West barging into a Taylor Swift speech with the immortal words, "I'ma let you finish".
  • Chris Pine Is the Outlaw King in New Netflix Movie Trailer

    Chris Pine Is the Outlaw King in New Netflix Movie Trailer

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    The entire trailer is moody and almost dialogue-free and it isn't until one minute in that you understand why: Pine's Scottish accent is...not that great. Check back here on Culturess for more news and updates on Outlaw King as we get closer to the release. It is also slated to screen at both the Toronto International Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival.
  • Asia Argento denies sexual assault of 17-year-old actor

    Asia Argento denies sexual assault of 17-year-old actor

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    Argento has been one of the harshest accusers of disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein and one of the most outspoken critics of sexual misconduct in the entertainment industry. "We chose to deal compassionately with Bennett's demand for help and give it to him", Argento said in the statement. " Anthony personally undertook to help Bennett economically, upon the condition that we would no longer suffer any further intrusions in our life".
  • Jennifer Lopez MTV VMAs 2018 Performance

    Jennifer Lopez MTV VMAs 2018 Performance

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    Six years ago, she'd tweeted she wanted to be at the VMAs "so bad". But by the time Madonna announced the video of the year victor on Monday night's MTV Video Music Awards , the two had been largely relegated to afterthoughts. "I wanna thank my fans again and honestly, I dedicate this to Madonna". Camila Cabello left the group in December 2016 and the remaining four members chose to take a break in March 2018 to focus on their solo careers.
  • Player Ratings: Liverpool vs Crystal Palace - August 20th 2018

    Player Ratings: Liverpool vs Crystal Palace - August 20th 2018

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    From his point of view it was a penalty. It wasn't a devastating, swashbuckling performance from the Reds, however, winning these games by showing grit and determination was something we haven't witnessed much from them. "He [Zaha] scored but they played real football and I think three or four of their new players were not even in the squad or didn't start". To be fair, all players who play for clubs like us have to accept that it's not going to be easy to get your hands on a trophy.
  • Netflix Tests House Ads That It Claims Aren't Commercials

    Netflix Tests House Ads That It Claims Aren't Commercials

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    With news spreading Netflix is adding ads, the streaming service has stepped in to set the record straight - it's testing skippable video promotions between episodes and movies. The statement continued: "A couple of years ago, we introduced video previews to the TV experience, because we saw that it significantly cut the time members spend browsing and helped them find something they would enjoy watching even faster".