John Boyega is paying tribute to Carrie Fisher.
“My heart is heavy but I’m grateful that I got to know her,” he tweeted Wednesday. “I’ll cherish the memories, conversations and her consistent support. Rest well.”
The actors co-starred in 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Boyega, a lifelong Star Wars fan, often asked Fisher for advice in between takes. “She is hilarious,” he told Yahoo!’s Katie Couric last year. “One thing she did say to me was, ‘You’re going to have stalkers—guaranteed.’ I’m … read more
A true 10-year reunion. Katie Couric is returning to the Today show for a one-week stint to fill in for cohost Savannah Guthrie, who is out on maternity leave.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Couric, 59, will temporarily take over Guthrie’s spot starting Monday, January 2, opposite her former cohost, 58-year-old Matt Lauer. This will be Couric’s first return to the morning program as a cohost since she left in 2006 to join CBS’ Evening News, becoming the first solo female anchor of a … read more
Ever daydream about meeting your celebrity crush and making them instantly fall in love with you? While that seems like a lovely thought for most people, that’s exactly what happened for Jason Momoa and wife Lisa Bonet. The pair has been making us swoon with their romance for more than 11 years now, and the beginning of their love story is just as magical as the memories they’ve shared in the years since they met. After watching her on The Cosby Show while growing up, the Justice League actor admits … read more
Kelly Ripa’s 2016 started off just like the previous three years had. Enjoy the rest of winter vacation and then head back to work with Michael Strahan on Live! With Kelly and Michael.
And so the first few months of the year went along, with the infectiously upbeat duo bantering over their giant mugs, interviewing guests, giving away trips and otherwise looking as cozy as ever.
So weren’t we surprised when on April 19 Strahan announced he was leaving Live! to join ABC’s Good Morning America full-time! … read more
In a year when we lost Prince and Bowie but elected Donald Trump, it’s safe to say we’re all among the ranks of 2016’s biggest losers, but sometimes the rotating stage of political theater conspires to spotlight and iconicize people who might have otherwise passed by in the shadows. Such is the case for two of the unlikeliest players in the grand American tragedy of 2016: Billy Bush and Huma Abedin. In the topsy-turvy show that we found ourselves unable to exit during this election, at least … read more
Better late than never! Blake Lively took to Instagram on Thursday, December 15, to wish Taylor Swift a happy birthday two days after the pop star turned 27 on December 13. The Shallows actress, 29, shared a selfie with the singer and captioned the photo, “People Who I Not Only Really Love, But Also Really LIKE, That Were Born Yesterday: Part 1 of 2.? @taylorswiftyou know how I feel. ?” In the pic, the women — dressed casually in sweaters — nuzzle their faces close together. While Lively … read more
We’re a shade-obsessed society, and Taylor Swift is thriving in it.
For someone whose brand is perfectly imperfect perfection, dealing with antagonistic forces in her life has been a time-consuming endeavor for Swift—not even counting the boyfriends, who at least provided plenty of fodder for some of the best-selling albums in recent years and a pile of Grammy-winning songs.
Any road to superstardom is studded with a few potholes, some of the variety that just appear, while others are dug by the … read more
Gwen Ifill, a longtime PBS News anchor, died on Monday, November 14, WETA president and CEO Sharon Percy Rockefeller has confirmed. She was 61. “I am very sad to tell you that our dear friend and beloved colleague Gwen Ifill passed away today in hospice care in Washington,” Rockefeller wrote in an email to staff on Monday, Politico reports. “I spent an hour with her this morning and she was resting comfortably, surrounded by loving family and friends … Earlier today, I conveyed to Gwen the devoted … read more
Michael Bublé is focusing solely on his son Noah”s recovery, the singer’s friend and producer David Foster told Entertainment Tonight Canada in an interview.
Three-year-old Noah was diagnosed with liver cancer last week. Foster said that Bublé and his wife, Luisana Lopilato, are dedicating all their time to their son’s treatment right now.
Though fans have offered support on social media, Foster said, “Michael right now is in a huge bubble, as you would expect when this happens… … read more
Modern feminists have embraced Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg so much over the past five years or so especially. She has been nicknamed The Notorious RBG for her decades of outstanding work on women’s rights, reproductive rights and civil rights. Some people believe that RBG should have retired under Pres. Obama’s presidency just because no one know when there would have been a better time for a Democratic president to nominate another liberal lion to the court. Of course, as we can see from Obama’s … read more
Maybe you didn’t even personally read the latest celebrity health claim. A friend referenced it in passing on social media – and perhaps your friend didn’t tell you where he or she heard that advice. Or you simply noticed increasing buzz surrounding the topic, more momentum to undergo a health screening, to not vaccinate a child, to steam clean –what? In the disorienting collision between the fast and furious Information Age and frighteningly complex, ever-evolving 21st century health care, … read more
Katie Couric, Global Anchor of Yahoo News and co-founder of Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C), has been in broadcast journalism for 37 years. She was the first solo female primetime news anchor when she took over CBS Evening News. She is very well respected in her field and yet, even Katie is not impervious to Internet trolls. While appearing on Anna Faris’ Anna Faris is Unqualified podcast, Katie admitted that the online insults rattle her every time. No matter how many fans you have, you’re always … read more
Though it’s been nine months since Céline Dion’s husband, René Angélil, passed away, his death still weighs heavily on the singer’s heart.
While speaking to Katie Couric for Yahoo! Global News, Dion recently opened up about her late husband and the potential to find love again. Admitting that it’s still “way to soon” to think about dating somebody else, the 48-year-old said she believes Angélil was the love of the life and the only person for her.
“He’s the only man that I kissed … read more
Katie Couric and Epix are being sued for more than $12 million over “manipulated and misleading footage that appears” in gun control advocacy film Under the Gun. According to the lawsuit obtained by Deadline, members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League are suing Couric, Epix (as Studio 3 Partners LLC), Atlas Films and the film’s director, Stephanie Soechtig, for manipulating footage that appeared in the 2016 Sundance film. The suit states that “the film contains false footage purporting to show … read more
Uniting for a cause. Some of the biggest names in Hollywood came together at the 2016 Stand Up to Cancer televised fundraiser on Friday, September 9, to raise money for cancer research. Céline Dion, Tom Hanks, Kathy Bates, Shannen Doherty, Katie Couric and Bradley Cooper (who executive produced the TV special) were among the dozens of stars who graced the red carpet at Los Angeles’ Walt Disney Concert Hall for the annual event.
During the telecast, Couric, who is one of the SU2C foundation’s cofounders, … read more