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Joey Jordison, former Slipknot drummer, dies at 46
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Joey Jordison, former Slipknot drummer, dies at 46

Joey Jordison, a founder of the heavy metal band Slipknot, has died, his family announced in a statement provided Tuesday to CNN. He was 46. “We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 26th, 2021,” the family said. “Joey’s death…

‘Prison Break’ star Wentworth Miller reveals autism diagnosis
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‘Prison Break’ star Wentworth Miller reveals autism diagnosis

Wentworth Miller has revealed he received an autism diagnosis a year ago, and he’s sharing his feelings about it with the world. The “Prison Break” star said on Instagram, “This isn’t something I’d change … immediately being autistic is central to who I am. To everything I’ve achieved/articulated.” He did not include a picture alongside…

DaBaby defends homophobic comments amid backlash
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DaBaby defends homophobic comments amid backlash

DaBaby has addressed his recent controversial comments at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami. The rapper was criticized after video of his Sunday night performance began circulating on social media. During the performance, he made false and insulting comments about gay men and HIV, and spoke crudely about women, as well. His comments were…

‘Jungle Cruise’ navigates turning the ride into a highly enjoyable trip
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‘Jungle Cruise’ navigates turning the ride into a highly enjoyable trip

Transforming theme-park attractions into movies is hardly a science, and Disney’s success with “Pirates of the Caribbean” is balanced by efforts like “The Haunted Mansion.” Through that lens, “Jungle Cruise” delivers about as ably as it possibly could, creating a light-hearted adventure that owes as much to “The Mummy” as anything in Disney’s fleet. Granted,…

Ellen Burstyn to reprise her role in new ‘The Exorcist’ trilogy
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Ellen Burstyn to reprise her role in new ‘The Exorcist’ trilogy

A new trilogy continuing the story of “The Exorcist” will have original star Ellen Burstyn reprising her role of Chris MacNeil, a mom whose daughter Regan, played by Linda Blair, begins exhibiting strange behavior. Burstyn, who was nominated for an Oscar for the role, will start alongside “Hamilton” actor Leslie Odom Jr. as a father…

Olympics schedule and events to watch Tuesday
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Olympics schedule and events to watch Tuesday

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics continue Tuesday. Here just some of the events that viewers can enjoy watching. (Don’t forget: Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the US.) Women’s Gymnastics: Suni Lee, Grace McCallum, Jordan Chiles and the rest of Team USA compete in the team final. It began at 6:45 a.m.. ET,…

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis say they don’t believe in bathing their kids or themselves too much
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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis say they don’t believe in bathing their kids or themselves too much

It looks like the Kutcher-Kunis family is saving money on soap. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis appeared on an episode of Dax Shepard’s Armchair Expert podcast and the talk turned to bathing. After Shepard told co-host Monica Padman that using soap everyday rids the body of natural oils, Kutcher and Kunis agreed, saying they only…

Britney Spears files to remove her father as conservator of her estate
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Britney Spears files to remove her father as conservator of her estate

Britney Spears’ newly hired lawyer filed a petition Monday seeking to remove the singer’s father, Jamie Spears, as conservator of her estate. The petition filed in Los Angeles Superior Court by lawyer Mathew Rosengart seeks to oust her father as conservator and replace him with Jason Rubin, a CPA at Certified Strategies Inc. in Woodland…