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YouTube star PewDiePie cancels a $50,000 donation to an anti-hate charity

YouTube star PewDiePie cancels a $50,000 donation to an anti-hate charity

PewDiePie has frequently faced claims of supporting racist and anti-Semitic messages, which he has denied. Now, the YouTube star has stoked the internet’s ire once again after announcing, then canceling, a donation to the Anti-Defamation League. PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, said he initially pledged to donate $50,000 to the nonprofit, whose primary…MORE

After volunteering at the border, late-night staffers look to do more

After volunteering at the border, late-night staffers look to do more

A summer volunteer trip down to the southern tip of Texas was no laughing matter for Ana Bretón, a digital producer at late-night show “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.” But she and others are hoping some laughter will bring much-needed resources to those helping on the front lines of the humanitarian crisis at the Texas-Mexico…MORE

Sam Smith’s preferred gender pronouns are they/them

Sam Smith’s preferred gender pronouns are they/them

Sam Smith identifies as genderqueer and non-binary, and the singer took to Instagram Friday to clarify their preferred prounouns. “Today is a good day so here goes. I’ve decided I am changing my pronouns to THEY/THEM after a lifetime of being at war with my gender I’ve decided to embrace myself for who I am,…MORE

Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dead at 70

Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dead at 70

Eddie Money, the singer and songwriter that was known for hits from the 1970s and 1980s such as “Baby Hold On” and “Take Me Home Tonight,” died Friday morning following complications from esophageal cancer, his family announced. He was 70. “It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our loving husband and father.…MORE

Ellen DeGeneres discovered Brad Pitt sitting in her audience

Ellen DeGeneres discovered Brad Pitt sitting in her audience

Brad Pitt surprised Ellen DeGeneres when he appeared on her show Friday as an overenthusiastic audience member. Sitting in a pageboy cap and a blue button down, Pitt clapped and wooed along with the crowd when DeGeneres spotted him and invited him to come down and sit in her guest chair. “I’m good,” he replied,…MORE

Fall TV preview: The new network shows to watch and the ones to skip

Fall TV preview: The new network shows to watch and the ones to skip

The major networks were once the centerpiece of the fall in terms of pop culture. Now, they’re just one more group crying for attention, in a fourth-quarter that will see an onslaught of streaming and cable fare and the launch of studio-backed streaming service Disney+ as well as Apple TV+. Still, even in their diminished…MORE

‘The Goldfinch’ paints dull picture from prize-winning book

‘The Goldfinch’ paints dull picture from prize-winning book

“The Goldfinch” has a painting at its center, but despite a classy palette of ingredients conjures a lifeless, disjointed picture. Adapted from a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the movie represents a transparent bid to bring the book’s prestige to the screen, but it’s another case of literary underpinnings being lost in translation. Despite the tragic circumstances…MORE

Rihanna says don’t expect her at the Super Bowl halftime show this year

Rihanna says don’t expect her at the Super Bowl halftime show this year

Don’t expect to see Rihanna perform at the Super Bowl this year. The singer is finishing an album and focusing on her fashion line instead, she told Entertainment Tonight. Working with Lizzo is also on her to do list. “I still got an album to finish,” she said when asked about a half time performance…MORE

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