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Jennifer Lopez accused of copying Beyoncé at the American Music Awards

The American Music Awards aired live Sunday night with Covid-19 protocols in place, live performances, and some of the biggest names in music

Matthew McConaughey on whether he plans to run for Texas governor

Philanthropist, actor, and proud Texan, Matthew McConaughey, talks with "The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert about the possibility of running for governor.

We're finally there -- Will Smith reveals new 'Fresh Prince' trailer and release date

Will Smith released a trailer of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" cast celebrating the show's 30th anniversary.

'The Crown' pulls off a Season 4 red carpet premiere from home

Season 4 of the historical drama adds Princess Diana (Emma Corrin) and Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson). David Daniel talks with them about the roles.

Kaley Cuoco talks filming 'Big Bang Theory' sex scenes with her ex

Kaley Cuoco spoke about having to shoot "The Big Bang Theory" sex scenes with ex-boyfriend Johhny Galecki in an interview for Dax Shepard's podcast, "Armchair Expert."

Maren Morris celebrated Black women in country music at the CMAs

Country music stars Darius Rucker and Reba McEntire co-hosted the 2020 Country Music Association Awards celebrating the legends and rising stars of the genre. CNN takes a look at the most memorable moments.

'The Crown' tackles the Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher years

The fourth season of the award-winning series "The Crown" returns to Netflix on November 15. CNN takes a look at new cast members and who will be recast next season.

Miss USA 2020 is the first Black woman to represent Mississippi

Asya Branch was crowned Miss USA 2020, the first-ever winner from the state of Mississippi.

Chrissy Teigen shares how daughter Luna honors baby's ashes

Chrissy Teigen shared a video of her daughter, Luna, paying tribute to the ashes of her brother Jack.

In 16 minutes, Dave Chappelle beautifully, incisively summed up all of 2020 -- and sometimes it hurt

In the first episode since the election, "Saturday Night Live" took on the unusual presidential election and host Dave Chappelle offered some somber advice during his monologue.

Clare Crawley exits 'Bachelorette' while giving us a love story

Clare Crawley's surprise engagement to Dale Moss left 16 bachelors in limbo until the show ended with another surprise.

Al Roker reveals he has prostate cancer

Long-time "Today" host Al Roker announced on air that he's undergoing surgery for prostate cancer.

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen give their kids an early lesson in citizenship

Chrissy Teigen and her children, Luna and Miles, made an appearance during John Legend's performance at a Joe Biden rally in Philadeplhia.

Standup specials to watch if you need some comic relief from the election

Late-night hosts Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, and James Corden are nervous for Election Day and give their take on the potential firing of Dr. Fauci.

Kris Jenner responds to Kendall party backlash

Social media critics are calling out Kendall Jenner after images from her 25th birthday party showed celebrities and guests seemingly ignoring Covid-19 social distancing guidelines.

Jeannie Mai hospitalized, forced to leave 'Dancing With the Stars'

TV host Jeannie Mai leaves "Dancing with the Stars" to have surgery for epiglottis, a potentially life-threatening condition. Melissa Knowles reports.

Paris Jackson debuts 'Let Down' and signs record deal

Paris Jackson released a music video for her new song "Let Down" from her upcoming debut solo album "Wilted."

Kanye's gift of Robert Kardashian hologram to Kim Kardashian West stirs debate again

Kanye West gave his wife, Kim Kardashian West, a hologram of her late father for her 40th birthday.

Actor Paul Rudd hands out cookies to voters waiting in the rain to cast their ballots

The "Ant-Man" actor waited in the rain to thank voters for doing their civic duty

Will.i.am hopes 'LOVE' will drive voters to the polls

Becky Anderson asks Grammy Award-winning artist Will.i.am about his new music video, "LOVE", in support of Joe Biden and his message to voters ahead of the US Election.

Chrissy Teigen's heartfelt letter about losing her child is worth reading in full

After the recent loss of her son, Chrissy Teigen opened up about her experience and thanked people for their support in a new essay published on Medium.

Kevin Hart is ready for the revived MDA telethon

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart is taking over for Jerry Lewis as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon. CNN's Chloe Melas caught up with Hart before the event.

Ariana Grande imagines life in the White House in 'Positions' video

The new music video casts Grande as a stylish president of the US.

Matthew McConaughey has some lessons on fatherhood

McConaughey talks to CNN's Anderson Cooper about his revealing new memoir.

James Redford, filmmaker and son of Robert Redford, dies at 58

James Redford, son of actor and director Robert Redford, has died of bile duct cancer in his liver at 58.

Christopher Cross says Covid-19 paralyzed him temporarily

Singer Christopher Cross spoke to CNN's Erin Burnett about suffering from neurological complications after contracting Covid-19.

John Legend pays tribute to 'humbling' Chrissy Teigen following baby loss

Singer John Legend dedicated his performance of "Never Break" to Chrissy Teigen after the couple recently lost a baby due to pregnancy complications.

Billboard Music Awards 2020: See Who Won

Singers Post Malone and Billie Eilish came out on top at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. Here are some of the highlights from the show.

'Jeopardy!' has a rare night that surprised Alex Trebek

Host Alex Trebek was surprised when the final round of "Jeopardy!" was played with only one contestant after the other two were eliminated from play.

Conchata Ferrell, 'Two and a Half Men' actress, dies at 77

The actress has died at the age of 77, according to Ferrell's manager. In her career that spanned five decades across TV and film, Ferrell earned three Emmy nominations.

Kristen Bell opens up about husband Dax Shepard's relapse after 16 years of sobriety

Actress Kristen Bell told Ellen DeGeneres her husband Dax Shepard is doing well following his recent relapse after 16 years of sobriety.

Demi Lovato has a few words for President Trump

CNN's Chloe Melas speaks to Demi Lovato about her new song, "Commander in Chief." The song is directed toward President Donald Trump, calling out his response to racial injustice, the Covid-19 pandemic and more.

This group is working behind the scenes to change the stories you see on TV

TV shows are telling more relatable stories about the experiences of immigrants in the US. Meet the people they're working with behind the scenes to make that change.

'SNL' books new musical guest to replace Morgan Wallen after he broke Covid-19 protocol

Morgan Wallen, a country music singer, apologized after he said his performance on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" was canceled after video of him partying emerged on TikTok.

'Masked Singer' reveals former teen heartthrob behind Giraffe

A former teen heartthrob becomes the third celebrity to unmask on this season of Fox's hit TV show "The Masked Singer."

Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd fatally shot in Atlanta, police say

Spike Lee paid tribute to a "beloved brother" after actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd, 70, died of several gunshots on Sunday.

Your first look at Jim Carrey as Joe Biden on 'SNL' has arrived

"Saturday Night Live" is kicking off its 46th season with actor and comedian Jim Carrey taking over the role of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

'The Glorias' follows an uneven road through Gloria Steinem's fascinating life

Gloria Steinem reflects on the new movie based on her memoir, along with stars Julianne Moore and Bette Midler. David Daniel has the story.

Chadwick Boseman cut his own salary to increase Sienna Miller's on '21 Bridges'

Sienna Miller has revealed that Chadwick Boseman reduced his own salary for "21 Bridges" to get her on board the project and ensure she felt fairly compensated.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson endorses Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Wrestling legend and actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has released a video endorsing Democratic nominee Joe Biden for president.

Chrissy Teigen hospitalized after suffering bleeding during latest pregnancy

Chrissy Teigen has been hospitalized in Los Angeles after suffering heavy bleeding during her pregnancy. HLN's Melissa Knowles has more.

Dax Shepard reveals he relapsed after 16 years of sobriety

Actor Dax Shepard talks to Conan O'Brien about his former drug abuse and being sober for 13 years.

Meghan makes surprise 'America's Got Talent' appearance

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, sent a surprise message of support to "America's Got Talent" contestant Archie Williams during the show's finale.

'The Way I See It' filters the Obama presidency through Pete Souza's lens

The documentary looks at Pete Souza, White House photographer for Presidents Reagan and Obama. David Daniel talked with Souza and producer Laura Dern.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus really, really wants you to vote

Julia Louis-Dreyfus shares a phone call she had with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden after she was diagnosed with cancer.

Patrick Stewart and Mark Hamill go head-to-head in food delivery commercial

Mark Hamill faces off against Patrick Stewart in a new commercial for Uber Eats. Since the pandemic, the food delivery service has grown larger than Uber's ride-hailing business.

Ellen DeGeneres addresses toxic workplace allegations in season premiere

Ellen DeGeneres returned to the air for the first time since allegations of a toxic work environment at "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" went public over the summer.

Justin Bieber and Chance the Rapper get 'Holy' in a star-studded new video

Justin Bieber has reunited with Chance The Rapper for a new track, "Holy." Here's a look at the accompanying music video, also featuring Ryan Destiny from Fox series "Star" and Wilmer Valderrama from "NCIS."

'Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested on charge of production of child pornography

Jeremiah "Jerry" Harris, one of the students featured in Netflix's breakout docuseries "Cheer," has been arrested on a production of child pornography charge, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Fitzpatrick.

ACM Awards 2020: Check out who won

The Academy of Country Music Awards 2020 brought together the biggest names in country music. Here are some of the highlights from the show.

Broadway performer Nick Cordero, who died of Covid-19, is remembered with music-filled memorial

Zach Braff opened up about his friendship with Nick Cordero and how the Broadway star's death has impacted him.

Kelly Clarkson says life's 'been a little bit of a dumpster' since filing for divorce

Singer and talk show host Kelly Clarkson opens up about her recent divorce in a new "Sunday TODAY" interview.

Dave Grohl wrote a song for a 10-year-old drumming phenom after she challenged him to a musical duel

Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl surprised 10-year-old drummer Nandi Bushell by performing a theme song he wrote about her.

Drew Barrymore has nothing to hide as she launches her new talk show

Drew Barrymore kicked off her new talk show with her "Charlie's Angels" co-stars, one of whom appeared as a hyper-realistic hologram.

Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle gave us a legendary Verzuz 'battle'

Iconic singers Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle face off in a song battle on Instagram Live. HLN's Chloe Melas tells us more.

'Golden Girls' recast with Black cast including Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King

Black actresses Tracee Ellis Ross, Regina King and Alfre Woodward re-enacted an episode of 'The Golden Girls' to raise awareness of issues before the election.

'The Windsors: Inside the Royal Dynasty': What to expect

CNN Original Series "The Windsors: Inside the Royal Dynasty" takes a closer look at the next generation. Watch two new episodes Sunday at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET.

Miley Cyrus opens up about marriage to Liam Hemsworth and more with Joe Rogan

Singer Miley Cyrus talked about sobriety and her divorce from Liam Hemsworth during an interview on "The Joe Rogan Experience" podcast.

Dwayne Johnson says he and his family are on the mend from coronavirus

Dwayne Johnson took to Instagram to announce he and his family have all tested positive for Covid-19. CNN's Chris Cuomo has more.

'Mulan' gets a 'Star Wars' makeover, losing the songs while adding spectacle

After having its release delayed in March, the live-action epic is available on Disney's streaming service. Rick Damigella reports.

Kamala Harris makes cameo appearance in record-breaking Brandy vs. Monica Verzuz battle

R&B singers Brandy and Monica compared catalogs on the Verzuz Instagram live, drawing an audience of over 1 million fans.

Lady Gaga's masks were the real winner of the MTV VMAs

The socially distant 2020 MTV Video Music Awards saw Lady Gaga pick up the most Moon Man trophies while wearing an assortment of ornate masks.

MTV VMAs 2020: Lady Gaga, The Weeknd and more take home awards

Lady Gaga highlights an MTV Video Music Awards that reflected the turmoil of the times.

'John Lewis: Good Trouble' highlights the civil rights icon's remarkable life

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) returned to the bridge in Selma, Alabama where he marched for civil rights 55 years ago.

Jennifer Garner breaks down in tears after finishing 'The Office'

Actress Jennifer Garner had hilarious technical difficulties while recording her tearful reaction to "The Office" finale.

Sean Connery turns 90. Yes, you read that correctly

When Sean Connery was first cast as James Bond, some had reservations about whether he was a good fit for the role. Learn more about how Connery became Bond on "The Movies," Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' favorite Chi Chi DeVayne dies at 34

Zavion Davenport, best known as Chi Chi DeVayne, a beloved "RuPaul's Drag Race" contestant, has died at age 34, his mother told CNN.

Billie Eilish says to 'vote like our lives depend on it' in DNC performance

During her speech at the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Billie Eilish made the case why Americans should vote for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. Watch more convention videos here.

Sharon Stone blames people who won't wear masks for her sister's Covid-19 diagnosis

Actress Sharon Stone posted an emotional video on Instagram pleading with people to wear masks as her sister battles coronavirus.

Katy Perry gives tour of baby nursery

Singer Katy Perry gave fans a virtual tour of her baby's new nursery as she counts down to her due date.

Marge Simpson responds to Trump adviser's Kamala Harris comparison

Watch Marge Simpson deliver a direct response to Trump adviser Jenna Ellis saying Kamala Harris sounds like her.

RZA came up with a new ice cream truck jingle because the old one was used in minstrel shows

A popular ice cream truck jingle called "Turkey in the Straw" has a racist past. So Good Humor ice cream company tapped Wu-Tang Clan's RZA to create a new one.

Chrissy Teigen didn't know she was pregnant when her breast implants were removed, but 'prayed to the boob surgery gods' that it would be OK

Supermodel Chrissy Teigen displayed her baby bump in a social media post, confirming that she's expecting her third child with John Legend.

Dolly Parton makes her feelings known on Black Lives Matter

In an interview with Billboard magazine, Dolly Parton expressed support for the Black Lives Matter movement. HLN's Melissa Knowles reports.

Ellen DeGeneres apologizes to staff after report of toxic culture at talk show

After years as one of America's most well-known celebrities, Ellen DeGeneres is facing waves of backlash amid investigations into the workplace culture of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

Cardi B on her 'nasty' song and building her music legacy

The parents of late-night host James Corden joined "The Late Late Show" to offer their review of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's new music video for their hit song "WAP."

Viola Davis proudly 'owns' her story

Award-winning actress Viola Davis tells the Barnard class of 2019 that even if their experiences were traumatic, 'Own it!" .

Rock band Smash Mouth performed to a packed crowd of hundreds during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Hundreds of thousands of motorcycle riders and enthusiasts have descended on Sturgis, South Dakota, for the annual motorcycle rally. The event is raising concerns about the spread of coronavirus. CNN's Ryan Young reports.

'Shark Week' kicks off with Mike Tyson and a major shark breach

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson got outside his comfort zone on a series of shark dives for Discovery Channel's "Shark Week."

Kelly Clarkson to fill in for Simon Cowell on "America's Got Talent"

"America's Got Talent" judge Simon Cowell tweeted about his fall from a new electric bike which forced him to undergo surgery after breaking his back.

Rachael Ray and family safe after house fire

Celebrity chef and talk show host Rachael Ray is safe after a house fire broke out at her upstate New York home. A volunteer firefighter describes the scene to HLN's Robin Meade.

Hollywood bubbles back to business

At "Camp Quarantine," Tyler Perry has brought more than 300 cast and crew members back to work with frequent testing and adherence to CDC guidelines regarding sanitation and social distancing.

Alyssa Milano thought she was dying and tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies

Alyssa Milano says she tested positive for coronavirus antibodies after having tested negative for Covid-19. The actress and activist joined CNN's Chris Cuomo to discuss her experience with infectious disease expert Dr. William Schaffner.

YouTubers the Stokes Twins have been charged for bank robbery pranks

YouTube celebrities the Stokes Twins could face up to four years in state prison for their role in two fake bank robberies.

Cameron Diaz reveals why she quit acting in interview with Gwyneth Paltrow

Cameron Diaz talked about her decision to leave her acting career during an interview with Gwyneth Paltrow on "In goop Health: The Sessions."

Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' actor who appeared in Quaker Oats commercials, dies at 85

Wilford Brimley, the actor who appeared on the big screen, television shows and Quaker Oats commercials, has died. He was 85.

Jennifer Holliday took us to church to honor John Lewis

Former President Bill Clinton recounts a story Congressman John Lewis told him when they first met in the 1970s while delivering a tribute at Lewis' memorial.

Stolen teddy bear with dying mother's voice returned to daughter after actor Ryan Reynolds and others offered a $15,000 reward

A woman's teddy bear that was outfitted with a voice recording from her dying mother has been returned to her after it was stolen during a move.

Garth Brooks explains why he removed himself from the 'CMA' entertainer of the year category

Country singer Garth Brooks responded to a fan's tweet telling the singer he should withdraw himself from contention for the Country Music Association's "Entertainer of the Year" award.

Malik B., founding member of The Roots, dead at 47

Malik Abdul Basit, a rapper, singer and founding member of The Roots, has died at 47, according to a statement from the hip hop group.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are officially Greek citizens

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos signed an honorary naturalization order offering Tom Hanks, his wife Rita Wilson, and their children Greek citizenship, the president's office told CNN.

'Enter The Dragon' actor John Saxon dies at 83

Actor John Saxon made over 200 film and television appearances spanning his more than 7-decade career. His wife tells CNN that Saxon died at the age of 83.

Olivia de Havilland, star of 'Gone With the Wind,' dies at 104

Olivia de Havilland, a two-time Oscar winner and for decades the last surviving star of "Gone With the Wind," has died at age of 104, her publicist Lisa Goldberg told CNN.

Taylor Swift's stirring and surprising new indie album, 'Folklore,' earns rave reviews from critics and fans

Grammy-winning musician Taylor Swift has grown from country sweetheart to pop mogul over 13 years.

Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich are engaged

Singer Demi Lovato announced her engagement to actor Max Ehrich on Instagram.

Kim Kardashian West addresses Kanye West's mental health and asks for compassion

CNN's Chloe Melas reports on Kim Kardashian West's message in an Instagram Stories post in which she addressed Kanye West's mental health and asked for compassion.

A look back at One Direction, as the band celebrates 10-year anniversary

James Corden's popular carpool karaoke segment is back, and this time it features One Direction.

Alex Trebek (jokingly) suggests his Jeopardy successor: Betty White

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek joked about a the possibility of the legendary Betty White taking over his show when he retires.

Eagerly awaiting the 'Friends' reunion? David Schwimmer has some good news

David Schwimmer talked about the impending "Friends" reunion special on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

'30 Rock' reunites for a 'one-time special' that's really just an infomercial

Cast members of the beloved NBC sitcom "30 Rock" got back together for a remotely filmed comedy special.

Chris Evans sending 'Captain America' shield to little boy who saved sister from dog attack

Bridger Walker, a brave 6-year-old boy who shielded his sister from an attacking dog, received a surprise message from Chris Evans - who is sending Bridger a signed Captain America shield.

Demi Moore explains her carpeted bathroom

Actress Demi Moore explains how she ended up with carpet on her bathroom floor, after images she shared on Instagram started a discussion over carpets in the bathroom.

Demi Moore explains her carpeted bathroom

Actress Demi Moore spoke with late night host Seth Meyers about how pictures she took of her bathroom caught the attention of Twitter users.

Nick Cannon to remain on Fox show after ViacomCBS fired him over anti-Semitic comments

ViacomCBS is ending a decades-long relationship with actor and TV host Nick Cannon after he made anti-Semitic comments on his "Cannon's Class" podcast.

Tyra Banks to join 'Dancing with the Stars' as a host and executive producer

Businesswoman and supermodel Tyra Banks can now add host of "Dancing with the Stars" to her portfolio. Banks will be not only be the new host, but an executive producer, according to a news release from ABC obtained by CNN.

Friends and colleagues remember Naya Rivera

Actress Naya Rivera's nearly three-decade career started working with the legendary Redd Foxx.

Bollywood stars hospitalized as coronavirus cases spike in India

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus, according to his official Twitter account. His son and daughter-in-law, fellow Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, along with their daughter Aaradhya have also tested positive.

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith confirm her involvement with August Alsina

On an episode of "Red Table Talk," Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith explain what happened when Jada started a relationship with singer August Alsina.

Lady A, the singer, is fighting back against Lady A, the group

Singer Anita White, who says she has been known as Lady A for years, speaks to HLN's Melissa Knowles after the country group Lady A, who changed their name from Lady Antebellum because of its connection to slavery, sued White.

Demi Lovato, 'Glee' costars and other celebs praying for Naya Rivera's safety

Naya Rivera, 33, vanished from Lake Piru in Ventura County, California on July 8. The Ventura County Sheriff's Office said search efforts will resume "at first light" and called it a possible drowning.

Tom Hanks goes to war (again) in the World War II drama 'Greyhound'

Hanks plays a naval commander leading a convoy through the north Atlantic, trying to get soldiers to Europe to fight. David Daniel has a look.

Comedian Rickey Smiley's 19-year-old daughter shot multiple times

Comedian Rickey Smiley shared his emotions in a Facebook Live video after learning that his 19-year-old daughter Aaryn had been shot.

Tom Hanks says wearing a mask should be so simple in first TV interview since recovering from Covid-19

Actor Tom Hanks appeared on NBC's "Today" show to discuss his new movie, Greyhound, and compared wartime with the pandemic.

Country music star Charlie Daniels, best known for 'The Devil Went Down to Georgia,' has died at 83

Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels has died at age 83. He combined traditional country with southern rock and is best known for the song "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."

Amanda Kloots took us on a journey of hope for Nick Cordero

Nick Cordero, known for his roles in "Waitress" and "A Bronx Tale," has died at 41, according to his wife.

Kanye West says he's running for president. But he hasn't actually taken any steps

The rapper, who has teased a presidential run since 2015, posted his intentions on Twitter with the hashtag #2020VISION.

Brie Larson reveals some major roles she lost out on

Brie Larson is Marvel's first female superhero with her own movie in 'Captain Marvel.'

Carl Reiner, longtime comedy legend, dies at 98

Carl Reiner, the writer, actor, director and producer whose many decades' worth of credits - including "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "The 2000-Year-Old Man" -- has died at the age of 98.

Chase Rice says 'Please go by the rules' after being criticized for packed concert

Country singer Chase Rice posted a message to his fans after backlash around his recent performance showed a large group of concertgoers squeezed together and not wearing masks.

Chase Rice says 'Please go by the rules' after being criticized for packed concert

Country singer Chase Rice is facing criticism from his own community after a concert this weekend showed a large group of attendees squeezed together and not wearing masks.

BET Awards 2020: See who won at the BET Awards

The BET Awards celebrated its 20th anniversary amid an increased focus on the Black community and culture, with several performers showing their solidarity with the protests against racism and police brutality.

Siya Kakkar, teenage TikTok star, has died, her manager confirms

Siya Kakkar, a teenage TikTok influencer with 2 million followers on the video-sharing platform, has died, according to her manager.

The Dixie Chicks have changed their name

The former Dixie Chicks announced they will now be known as The Chicks, dropping the reference to the pre-Civil War South from the group's name.

Kristen Bell will no longer voice a mixed-race character on 'Central Park'

Kristen Bell and Jenny Slate who played mixed-race animated characters on "Central Park" and "Big Mouth" are stepping down from their roles. The shows say they will recast the roles with mixed-race or Black voice actors.

This is pop culture's moment of reckoning on matters of race

Comedian Jon Stewart admits his late-night show "The Daily show" didn't do enough to address diversity and regrets having a mostly white male staff.

Miley Cyrus reveals she's been sober for 6 months now

Actress, singer and activist Miley Cyrus rose to fame as the star of the hit Disney show "Hannah Montana." In 2010, she dropped her Disney persona for a more edgy vibe.

Will Smith opens up about the 'weight of parenting' and how he became a better father to Willow

The Hollywood veteran reflected on the time he became a dad for the first time on his wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook show.

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen let their sons meet for the first time virtually

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen brought their sons together for the first time on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen."

'Police in America are looting black bodies,' Trevor Noah says

In an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah discusses the charges against the Atlanta police officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks.

Ian Holm, 'Lord of the Rings' star, dead at 88

British actor Ian Holm has died at the age of 88, according to a statement from his agent.

Jimmy Kimmel is taking the summer off

Jimmy Kimmel announced that he is taking a break from hosting "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to spend more time with his family.

Actor Danny Masterson arrested on rape charges in Los Angeles

Actor Danny Masterson, best known for his role on "That '70s Show," was charged with three counts of rape, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced on Wednesday.

Actor Danny Masterson arrested on rape charges in Los Angeles

In 2017, actor Danny Masterson was written out of the Netflix comedy "The Ranch" amid rape allegations made against him.

ABC casts first black 'Bachelor' following outcry for diversity

ABC announced that it has cast its first black male lead, Matt James, on "The Bachelor" following a petition calling for more diversity on the long-running franchise.

Dave Chappelle drops hard-hitting '8:46' special

CNN's Don Lemon reacts to Dave Chappelle mentioning him in his Netflix special after Lemon called for celebrities to use their platforms to speak out about the death of George Floyd.

The Flaming Lips performed 'Race for the Prize' inside giant bubbles on 'The Late Show'

The band appeared on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" in protective bubbles, performing what the show called a "socially distant concert."

J.K. Rowling explains her gender identity views in essay amid backlash

Actor Daniel Radcliffe responded to controversy sparked by "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling's tweet about gender identity.

These films don't help the racism conversation

HBO Max has pulled "Gone with the Wind" from its library of films. The removal of the film comes as mass protests sweep across the United States following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed while in police custody.

Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute fired from 'Vanderpump Rules'

"Vanderpump Rules" cast members Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute were fired from the Bravo reality show after Faith Stowers revealed that the two had taken what she said were racist actions against her. Max Boyens and Brett Caprioni were also let go after racist tweets from their past recirculated.

Hartley Sawyer fired from 'The Flash' due to offensive tweets

Resurfaced old tweets allegedly posted by actor Hartley Sawyer prior to joining The CW series "The Flash" have resulted in him being fired.

Beyoncé demands justice for George Floyd

Beyoncé posted a video to her Instagram calling on her fans to take action in the wake of George Floyd's death and refuse to "normalize the pain." HLN's Melissa Knowles reports.

Dwayne Johnson makes powerful plea for leadership

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson took to social media to issue a plea for leadership as protests following the killing of George Floyd continue across the country.

Keke Palmer asks National Guard members to 'march with us' during protest

Daytime host Keke Palmer spoke to National Guard members at the Hollywood protests following George Floyd's death. Palmer pleaded with them to march with protesters and they compromised by taking a knee.

Wanda Sykes calls on white people to 'step up' to stop racism

Actress Wanda Sykes gave an impassioned plea to white people to take an active role in combating racism.

Denzel Washington called 'good Samaritan' after coming to aid of distressed man

The Los Angeles Police Department called actor Denzel Washington a "good Samaritan" for helping out a distressed man who was caught in a busy intersection, according to the actor's representatives.

Drive-in concerts may be the answer to the summer shows you're missing

CNN's Chloe Melas explains the ways summer concerts might still be able to go on, despite heightened safety precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Madonna posted a video tribute to George Floyd, and it didn't go down well

Singer Madonna was criticized online for posting a video of her son dancing as a tribute to George Floyd, the unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis on Monday.

David Guetta is hosting an epic dance party on an iconic New York City rooftop this weekend

Superstar DJ David Guetta speaks to CNN's Chloe Melas about his upcoming coronavirus relief concert in a secret location in New York City.

Jonathan Steingard, Christian singer, reveals he no longer believes in God

Morgan Spurlock explores religion and millennials' growing trend toward atheism. For more, tune in Sunday, 10pm EST.

Tracee Ellis Ross takes a page from mom's playbook in 'The High Note'

Tracee Ellis Ross (Diana's daughter, in her first singing role) and Dakota Johnson play a singing star and her assistant in the drama. David Daniel reports.

Richard Herd, 'Seinfeld' and 'Get Out' actor, dead at 87

Richard Herd, a veteran character actor who appeared in dozens of films and television series, has died. He was 87.

Kirby Jenner, the 'fraternal twin' of Kendall Jenner, steps into the spotlight on Quibi

There's a new reality show from the Kardashian-Jenner family, but it has a twist. The show centers around a 24-year-old performance artist who has risen to fame over the past five years with his parody Instagram account, where he pretends to be the fraternal twin brother of Kendall Jenner.

Musician Fred Yonnet connects his neighborhood, and the world, during Covid-19

Musician Fred Yonnet connects his own neighborhood and the world in an unexpected way during the Covid-19 pandemic.

'AKA Jane Roe' is about more than just Norma McCorvey's 'deathbed confession'

The FX documentary "AKA Jane Roe" sheds new light on Norma McCorvey, the woman at the center of the Supreme Court abortion-rights case Roe v. Wade.

Nick Cordero's wife says, 'He's not done'

Broadway actor Nick Cordero is recovering after having his right leg amputated following complications with coronavirus.

Brian Austin Green opens up about split with wife Megan Fox

Brian Austin Green shared details about his split with actress and wife of 10 years, Megan Fox.

Gregory Tyree Boyce, 'Twilight' actor, found dead with girlfriend

Gregory Tyree Boyce, an actor who appeared in the 2008 film "Twilight," was found dead in a Las Vegas residence, a spokesperson with the Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner confirmed to CNN.

Drew Barrymore is inviting you over to make tacos for a good cause

CNN's Chloe Melas talks to actress Drew Barrymore about life at home with children during the coronavirus pandemic and the taco Tuesday event she's hosting online to raise money for kids in need.

Former WWE star Shad Gaspard is missing after he was swept out to sea while swimming

Shad Gaspard, a former WWE star, is missing after swimming at the reopened Venice Beach in California.

Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskell on 'Leave It to Beaver,' dies at 76

Ken Osmond, an actor best known for his role as troublemaker Eddie Haskell on "Leave It to Beaver," has died at 76.

Brian Austin Green opens up about split with wife Megan Fox

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green have separated after spending 11 years together.

Hannah Brown, 'Bachelorette' star, apologizes for using the N-word

"Bachelorette" star Hannah Brown apologized to fans for saying the N-word while singing along with a song on Instagram Live.

Lynn Shelton, 'Little Fires Everywhere' director, dies at 54

Director Lynn Shelton, known for the films "Humpday" and "Your Sister's Sister" and the Hulu series "Little Fires Everywhere," has died at 54.

Snoop Dogg uses 'Frozen' to encourage people to 'let it go' -- and Idina Menzel responds

Grammy-award winning artist Snoop Dogg turned heads on social media when he posted himself listening to the song "Let It Go" from the Disney film "Frozen" while hanging out in his car.

Heartbroken comedy stars reflect on how Fred Willard inspired them

Actor Fred Willard, known for his roles in TV sitcoms including "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "Modern Family" and movies "Best in Show" and "This is Spinal Tap," has died.

Mary-Kate Olsen files for divorce from Olivier Sarkozy, emergency petition denied

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos divorced in early 2019, theirs is the most expensive split in history. Here are some of the other priciest breakups.

Keith Urban treats healthcare workers to a private, drive-in concert

Country singer Keith Urban held a private drive-in concert outside Nashville, with more than 200 first responders from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in attendance.

Fred Willard, 'Best in Show' and 'Modern Family' comedy star, has died

Actor and comedian Fred Willard has died at 86, his daughter confirmed to CNN.

Melissa Etheridge's son, Beckett Cypher, dies at 21

Beckett Cypher, the son of Melissa Etheridge and her former partner Julie Cypher, has died, a representative for the singer told CNN. He was 21.

Matt Damon discusses life under lockdown in 'fairytale' Irish town

In an interview with Irish radio station Spin 1038, Matt Damon talks about how his family is coping during the pandemic.

Lilly Singh is here to try and lighten our moods

Actor Nick Kroll and YouTube Star Lilly Singh speak to CNN's Chloe Melas about how they are using their platforms to raise awareness for coronavirus relief.

Disney fast-tracking 'Hamilton' film to Disney +

The original Broadway production of the musical 'Hamilton' will begin streaming on Disney+ on July 3.

John Krasinski and 'The Office' costars recreated that wedding dance for a virtual ceremony

John Krasinski surprised fans on Zoom with a reunion of the cast of "The Office." The fans got engaged in a similar way to Jim and Pam in the show.

Another example of 'The Simpsons' predicting future

Known for some of its wacky storylines that become reality, "The Simpsons" predicted a pandemic and violent bees in the same episode 27 years ago.

Tim McGraw's new song reminds us to call our moms

CNN's Chloe Melas speaks with country star Tim McGraw about his newly released song "I Called Mama."

Adele delights fans by returning to Instagram with surprise birthday post

After a social media hiatus, Adele has returned to Instagram by sharing a picture to mark her 32nd birthday.

Daniel Radcliffe and other top stars are reading 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'

Daniel Radcliffe and other celebrities are taking turns reading chapters of the "Harry Potter" book series, as part of J.K. Rowling's new online reading hub.

Adele pays tribute to frontline workers in surprise Instagram birthday post

British pop singer Adele told fans that she may not be touring anymore during a concert in Auckland, New Zealand.

Cady Groves, pop and country singer, dead at 30

Cady Groves, a pop and country singer and songwriter, died over the weekend at her home in Tennessee, according to her record label.

Scarlett Johansson, Margot Robbie and Cameron Diaz join virtual lockdown fight

Actresses and stuntwomen came together for a virtual fight challenge to post online for fans.

Tory Lanez is using the success of 'Quarantine Radio' to help families struggling through the pandemic

Tory Lanez spoke with HLN's Chloe Melas about using the success from his Instagram Live show "Quarantine Radio" to help families struggling to meet their immediate needs during the Covid-19 pandemic.

'SNL' star Cecily Strong received a care package from Michigan's governor, and it included lots of beer

'Saturday Night Live' cast member Cecily Strong received a Michigan-themed care package in the mail after she portrayed the state's governor Gretchen Whitmer in a sketch.

Avril Lavigne honoring frontline workers with new music video 'We Are Warriors'

Singer Avril Lavigne took to her home studio during the coronavirus pandemic to re-record her song "Warriors" to focus on individuals working on the front lines. CNN's Chloe Melas reports.

'A Parks and Recreation Special' reminds you to 'Treat Yo Self' kindly amid pandemic

The cast members of NBC's hit sitcom "Parks and Recreation" came together for a special reunion show in hopes of raising money for Feeding America.

Andy Cohen is thrilled with Anderson Cooper's baby news

CNN's Anderson Cooper reveals that he has become a father. His son's name is Wyatt Morgan Cooper.

'Jeopardy!' contestant thinks Janet Jackson is Ariana Grande -- and there was video

It has not been a good week for "Jeopardy!" contestants when it comes to pop culture.

"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" cast gets emotional watching Uncle Phil's best moments

The cast of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" reunited on Will Smith's Snapchat series "Will From Home."

Jada Pinkett Smith says she discovered she doesn't know husband Will Smith at all

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith reveals truths behind their relationship on Jada's Facebook Watch series "Red Table Talk."

Katie Couric recalls Denzel Washington interview

Journalist Katie Couric recounted the story of her 2004 "Dateline" interview with actor Denzel Washington that she said left her feeling shaken.

Stephen Colbert and Jake Gyllenhaal bonded over sourdough starter

Stephen Colbert and Jake Gyllenhaal shared their newfound affinity for bread making during stay-at-home restrictions.

Fauci rates Brad Pitt's portrayal of him on SNL

In a surprise appearance, Brad Pitt played Dr. Anthony Fauci in the opening of Saturday's "SNL," which was produced remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic.

'Jeopardy' contestant confused Chaka Khan for Shaka Zulu, but still made history

"Jeopardy!" contestant Sarah Jett Rayburn broke new ground on the game show by interrupting host Alex Trebek during a key part of the show.

Katie Couric has a complaint about 'The Morning Show'

Upcoming drama series "The Morning Show," which stars Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell, is set to debut on Apple TV+ on November 1st.

'Little Women: Atlanta' star Ms. Minnie dies after car crash

Reality television star Ashley Ross, known as Ms. Minnie on Lifetime's "Little Women: Atlanta," died Monday from injuries sustained in a car accident, her publicist Liz Dixson told HLN.

Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski and Audra McDonald celebrate Sondheim in their bathrobes

Meryl Streep, Audra McDonald and Christine Baranski livestreamed themselves in their bathrobes singing "The Ladies Who Lunch."

'The Office' is celebrating National Pretzel Day, Stanley style!

Americans consume over a half billion dollars worth of pretzels a year. April 26th is National Pretzel Day in the United States.

'American Idol' shot at 40 different locations using iPhones

"American Idol" contestants and judges continue with the singing competition from their homes. HLN's Melissa Knowles has more.

Davido releases 'Dolce & Gabbana' music video and donates proceeds to coronavirus research after fiancée tests positive

CNN's Chloe Melas speaks to Nigerian music star Davido about his pledge to donate proceeds from his new music video from the song "Dolce & Gabbana" to coronavirus relief efforts.

Alicia Keys debuts powerful anthem in partnership with CNN

Alicia Keys, a 15-time Grammy winner, debuts "Good Job" during a CNN global town hall addressing the latest developments in the Covid-19 pandemic.

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