Brent Carver, the Broadway actor who won a Tony Award for his leading turn in “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” died this week, his family said in a statement Thursday. He was 68. “Our family is sharing news of Brent Carver’s passing on Aug. 4 at home in Cranbrook, BC, his birthplace and favorite place […]
Amazon’s series adaptation of “A League of Their Own” has been ordered to series, Variety has learned. Like the 1992 Penny Marshall film, the hour-long series will tell the story of an entire generation of women who dreamed of playing professional baseball. The show will also explore race and sexuality, following the journey of a whole […]
Angelina Jolie stepped out in the ultimate COVID-19 accessory. The actress, 45, was photographed running errands with 12-year-old son Knox in Los Feliz, Calif., on Wednesday wearing a simple black sundress and a face mask designed by Virgil Abloh. The Off-White accessory features the brand’s signature arrow logo and retails for $105; however, hypebeasts have […]
They’re gonna be having a real Keke at this year’s VMAs. As in Keke Palmer. The “Hustlers” actress-singer, 26, has been announced as the host of the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, which will take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Aug. 30. “We’re thrilled to have the multitalented Keke Palmer as this year’s ‘VMAs’ […]
Martha Stewart recently celebrated her 79th birthday, delighting fans with her famous selfies. As the fresh-faced Stewart celebrates the last year of her 70s, see how her contemporaries are ending the decade. Getty Images Darlene Love, who sings “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home),” turned 79 on July 26. Getty Images Star of the silver screen […]
Yu Ben Meng, the chief investment officer of California’s public pension, resigned Thursday after less than two years in the position, during which he came under heavy scrutiny for his ties to China and several investment decisions. Meng resigned effective Wednesday, citing a desire to focus on his health and family, California Public Employees’ Retirement System […]
Weekly unemployment claims fell last week to their lowest level since the coronavirus pandemic began, although claims continue to be filed at a rate unprecedented before the U.S. outbreak began. Initial jobless claims totaled 1.186 million for the week ending August 1, below the 1.42 million economists had expected and about 249,000 less than the […]
Facebook and Twitter took action against President Trump’s official and campaign accounts respectively on Wednesday, saying the accounts broke misinformation rules in posting a video clip in which the president says children are “almost immune” from COVID-19. Facebook removed the post of the video clip from a Fox News interview in which the president argues […]
Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor for the Trump administration’s coronavirus task force, said Wednesday that the country can overcome the coronavirus without shutting down the economy a second time. “There seems to be a misperception that either you shut down completely and damage a lot of things, mental health, the economy, all kinds of things, […]
Austin Hooper is committed to developing “chemistry” with his new quarterback. The two-time Pro Bowl tight end, who joined the Cleveland Browns in NFL free agency, has been shacking up with teammate Baker Mayfield to mitigate the impact of the limited offseason amid the coronavirus pandemic. “I was staying at Baker’s house for like two […]
Jeff Bezos is cashing in on the coronavirus. The 56-year-old Amazon CEO on Wednesday sold $3.1 billion worth of stock in the e-commerce juggernaut, bringing his total stock sales for the year over $7 billion. The world’s richest man sold exactly 1 million shares of Amazon Wednesday — a week after the company shattered expectations […]
From Megan Thee Stallion to Megan Thee Model. The “Savage” rapper, 25, was announced on Thursday as the new global brand ambassador for makeup powerhouse Revlon. “I’ve always set the bar high for myself with everything I do, but to now be a brand ambassador for Revlon, it feels like a new level,” Megan said […]