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  1. Marion Cotillard announces pregnancy, denies rumors she had affair with Brad Pitt


    LOS ANGELES — Marion Cotillard is announcing her pregnancy and shooting down rumors of any romantic involvement with Brad Pitt.

    Marion Cotillard is announcing her pregnancy and shooting down rumors of any romantic involvement with Brad Pitt. The actress says in a statement posted Wednesday on Instagram that she is "not used to commenting on things like this nor taking them seriously but as this situation is spiraling and affecting people I love, I have to speak up." (Associated Press)
  2. Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

    NEW YORK — Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, bringing an end to what began as the world's most tabloid headline-generating romance before morphing into a star-studded engine of family and philanthropy.

    Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt attend the WSJ Magazine Innovator Awards 2015 at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Jolie has filed for divorce from Pitt, bringing an end to one of the world's most star-studded, tabloid-generating romances. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
  3. Ryan Lochte feels 'hurt' after protesters rush stage during 'Dancing with the Stars' (w/video)


    LOS ANGELES — Ryan Lochte says he feels "a little hurt" after two men were arrested for allegedly rushing the stage following his performance on "Dancing with the Stars."

    Cheryl Burke, left, and Ryan Lochte, perform on "Dancing with the Stars," competition that begins with the two-hour season premiere live, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. [Eric McCandless/ABC via AP]
  4. Tim Gunn: Designers refuse to make clothes to fit American women. It's a disgrace.


    When I was chief creative officer for Liz Claiborne Inc., I spent a good amount of time on the road hosting fashion shows highlighting our brands. Our team made a point of retaining models of various sizes, shapes and ages, because one of the missions of the shows was to educate audiences about how they could look their …

    Tim Gunn in New York. Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images
  5. $3 million of jewelry taken from Drake tour bus found; suspect arrested


    PHOENIX — Hotline Bling rapper Drake saw the safe return of millions of dollars' worth of actual bling stolen from his tour bus.

    Drake on the Summer Sixteen Tour. Phoenix police say $3 million worth of jewelry was taken from a tour bus belonging to rapper Drake and DJ Future the Prince. Police Sgt. Vince Lewis says the theft occurred Tuesday nigh at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix, where the men were performing. (Invision/Associated Press)

  6. Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' 'Young Frankenstein' and 'Blazing Saddles,' dies at 83


    Gene Wilder hadn't made a movie in 25 years when he died Monday at age 83, at his Stamford, Conn., home.

    In this April 9, 2008 file photo, actor Gene Wilder listens as he is introduced to receive the Governor's Awards for Excellence in Culture and Tourism at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. [AP photo]
  7. Amy Schumer in crossfire after rape comments by writer on her show

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    Amy Schumer found herself in the midst of an online firestorm this week in a debate concerning comedy and sexual assault.

    Amy Schumer’s response included “Kurt does not work for me” and the news that her show is currently on hiatus.
  8. With sale to Univision, Gawker.com to shut down next week


    Gawker.com, the brash New York website that broke new ground with its gossipy, no-holds-barred coverage of media, culture and politics, is shutting down after nearly 14 years, brought low by an unhappy, but deep-pocketed, subject.

    Hulk Hogan stands in court in March after a jury ordered Gawker to pay him millions in damages in a trial over a sex tape.
  9. Trump, Clinton campaigns a gold mine for comedians

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    Matt Fernandez was always a Bernie guy.

    He tweeted in February: Bernie Sanders is the only candidate who doesn't seem like they'd be "too good" to drink out of a hose.

    John Oliver speaks at Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs" in New York. Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP
  10. Life happens while you're staring into your 'smart' phone


    On a recent walk through my suburban neighborhood, I kept coming upon people who were standing on the sidewalk, gazing at their phones.