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Steven Gerrard 'could not believe' Nemanja Matic move Steven Gerrard 'could not believe' Nemanja Matic move
- October 19, 2017

Gerrard enjoyed a stunning career but a league title was the one club honour that eluded him. Matic made the surprise switch to Old Trafford from Chelsea in the summer for £35 million and has since established himself as a fulcrum of Jose Mourinho's squad. (more...)
RZA: 'I saw Russell Crowe spit at Azealia Banks' RZA: 'I saw Russell Crowe spit at Azealia Banks'
- October 19, 2017

The Fader reports, RZA's new comments represent a significant shift from his initial public statement after Banks filed a police report against Crowe in October 2016. "Just fucking respect me and stop saying my name". I was totally puzzles by her and thought maybe meds or booze or something had her zoned out. He also said that it wasn't that big a wad of spit. (more...)
David Cross Responds to Charlyne Yi's Accusations Over Racist Encounter David Cross Responds to Charlyne Yi's Accusations Over Racist Encounter
- October 19, 2017

Just a day earlier, Yi recounted her first meeting with Cross , claiming that he'd made fun of her tattered trousers, which she says she'd worn because she was poor. "DM me so I can understand all of this", Cross said. He said he had no indication that Yi or anyone else who witnessed the interaction was offended by anything they saw. (more...)
Cubs show spark in NLCS Cubs show spark in NLCS
- October 19, 2017

All-Star Alex Wood will be on the mound for Los Angeles in the possible series-clinching Game 4. Baez entered the night 0-for-20 in the postseason. He went 6 2⁄3 innings with nine strikeouts. But in early September, he was sidelined by a hamstring injury. He appeared to do just that when he was pulled in the sixth, doffing his cap at a raucous crowd. (more...)
Brad Pitt eyeing Angelina Jolie's lookalike Brad Pitt eyeing Angelina Jolie's lookalike
- October 19, 2017

She looks like Angelina Jolie , and she also played a young version of her in 2014's Maleficent . "Although Brad's been working on his sci-fi space travel film Ad Astra, he's been checking in with Ella weekly as she preps for production", says the source. (more...)
Bruce Wayne Confirmed to Exist in the Arrowverse Bruce Wayne Confirmed to Exist in the Arrowverse
- October 19, 2017

He returned home to Star City , bent on righting the wrongs done by his family and fighting injustice. The CW has released a clip from tomorrow's new episode of Arrow , and Stephen Amell's Oliver Queen gives Bruce Wayne and Gotham City a shout out . (more...)
Watch The New Trailer for 'Michael Jackson's Animated Halloween' Special
- October 19, 2017

Featuring THE VOICE talents of Broadway alum Christine Baranski (NICK AND NORA, BOEING BOEING), Jim Parsons (AN ACT OF GOD, HARVEY, THE NORMAL HEART) and Alan Cumming (CABARET, MACBETH), along with Kiersey Clemons, George Eads, Brad Garrett, Lucy Liu, and Lucas Till, the special airs Friday, Oct. (more...)
Nia Jax Update Following Rumored Walkout Nia Jax Update Following Rumored Walkout
- October 19, 2017

This will not affect the taping of the next season of Total Divas , which Jax is involved in, as filming has already wrapped. Nia Jax is reportedly "unhappy" with her position in WWE . What do you think of Nia Jax's leave of absence from WWE? Now entering its 11th day, the saga of Neville's seemingly imminent WWE departure is yet to reach a conclusionn, but SI.com's Justin Barrasso has delivered a fresh update on the situation. (more...)
Reese Witherspooon's speech made Laura Dern realize she 'was sexually assaulted'
- October 19, 2017

But the 50-year-old recently realized she was sexually assaulted as a teenager after recalling her experience with an unnamed filmmaker to her mum. The actress added that of the people who attended the event - including the likes of Jennifer Lawrence , Margot Robbie and Cindy Crawford - there was no-one who hadn't experienced some form of sexual wrongdoing at some point. (more...)
Captain Cold Gets Comics-Accurate Costume for Arrowverse Crossover Captain Cold Gets Comics-Accurate Costume for Arrowverse Crossover
- October 19, 2017

This suggests that on Earth-X, Harrison Wells became a speedster. Even with the roster of heroes involved in these crossovers getting bigger every year, a highlight of these team-ups for fans will always be Ollie and Barry reuniting. Nothing is known yet about why Earth-X attacks the wedding, but the inclusion of The Ray points to it having to do with the Freedom Fighters. Now, it's unclear if this is Thawne playing Wells again in this version of the character, but it's more likely that this ... (more...)
Anna Faris Says She and Chris Pratt Will Always Be 'Incredible Friends' Anna Faris Says She and Chris Pratt Will Always Be 'Incredible Friends'
- October 19, 2017

Her new book, Unqualified , comes out on october 24, and she admits that she wasn't thrilled about the timing of its release. "We'll always have each other and be incredible friends", she said. The actress, 40, and Pratt announced they were splitting in August without providing a reason, but assured that they "tried hard for a long time" to make it work to no avail. (more...)
Singer Michelle Williams says she was suicidal Singer Michelle Williams says she was suicidal
- October 19, 2017

At the time, she didn't think she was suffering from depression because she couldn't identify the signs as symptoms, and instead believed they were "growing pains". "I think he wanted me to be grateful, which I was, but I was still sad". It wasn't until her 30s, she said, that she learned that what she was feeling had a name and a clinical diagnosis. (more...)
The Real Reason Why Hayao Miyazaki Came Out Of Retirement The Real Reason Why Hayao Miyazaki Came Out Of Retirement
- October 19, 2017

According to Shukan Josei Prime , when Suzuki was recently on NHK television program Nichiyobi Bijitsukan ( Sunday Art Gallery ), he explained Miyazaki's motivation. Legendary Studio Ghibli cofounder Hayao Miyazaki said he would retire-following a series of retirement attempts-after making The Wind Rises in 2013, but that retirement, again, didn't last long. (more...)
RZA admits he saw Russell Crowe spit on Azealia Banks
- October 19, 2017

Azealia Banks still wants an apology from RZA for the incident at a private party in 2016 in which she claims Russell Crowe choked her and called her the N-word before throwing her out of the party. Off-mic, RZA seems to qualify that Crowe spat on the ground near Banks, and not directly at her body. RZA's new comments represent a significant shift from his initial public statement after Banks filed a police report against Crowe in October 2016. (more...)
Beast Boy Has Been Cast For Titans Beast Boy Has Been Cast For Titans
- October 19, 2017

He starred on the Nickelodeon show Supah Ninjahs for two seasons, and (perhaps most notably) he has provided the voice of Hiro in the Big Hero 6 universe for the last few years. Stay tuned for more news on Titans as we learn it. Potter joins a cast already including Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson, Anna Diop as Starfire , Teagan Croft as Raven, Alan Ritchson as Hawk, Minka Kelly as Dove and Lindsey Gort as Amy Rohrbach, Dick Grayson's police detective partner. (more...)
Man broke into woman's Brooklyn home, raped her
- October 19, 2017

Police are looking for a man who raped a woman in her Bushwick apartment on October 14. She managed to push the man off, and he subsequently fled. It was not immediately clear how the man got into the apartment, according to police. The suspect was described as a white male standing about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds. If so, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). (more...)
Why SUPERVALU INC. Stock Popped and Then Dropped Today Why SUPERVALU INC. Stock Popped and Then Dropped Today
- October 19, 2017

Sales rose 35 percent to $3.8 billion, chiefly due to 11 weeks of benefit from California-based Unified Grocers, which Supervalu purchased for $375 million earlier this year. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $10.22 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.9, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $6.61, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 2.93. (more...)
Sinead Tinker to be rocked by shock Weatherfield death tonight Sinead Tinker to be rocked by shock Weatherfield death tonight
- October 19, 2017

The one-time Strictly contestant didn't return to the street to die, instead meeting her match off-screen. "I smell a Kathy Beale story coming up!" added another viewer after watching the scenes that showed Katy's sister Izzy receive the devastating news. (more...)
Analyzing the Financial Health of RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP) Analyzing the Financial Health of RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP)
- October 19, 2017

Next year this decline will reach -53.85% to attain -$0.12. About 600,429 shares traded. RSP Permian (NYSE: RSPP ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. Among 33 analysts covering RSP Permian (NYSE:RSPP), 31 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Ratings analysis reveals 94% of RSP Permian's analysts are positive. (more...)
Bright Sneak Peek Introduces Will Smith's Fairy Tale Cop Bright Sneak Peek Introduces Will Smith's Fairy Tale Cop
- October 19, 2017

But, here's where my bite my tongue, because Netflix's Bright actually looks very interesting to me. Well, swap Mos Def for a magic wand, then put an Orc (played by Joel Edgerton ) and Will Smith in Bruce Willis' shoes. Looking at Bright , you may think, "This looks like the dumbest thing ever". "It's sort of like a nuclear weapon", Smith said. The film is directed by David Ayer and written by Max Landis . (more...)
Frank Ocean Defeats Father's Defamation Lawsuit Frank Ocean Defeats Father's Defamation Lawsuit
- October 19, 2017

Ocean swiftly left the courtroom after the verdict was read, and his attorney, Keith Bremer of Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara LLP, told Law360 that the conclusion of the case was a welcome relief. At the time of the filing, Cooksey reportedly made a complaint to the court, where he not only called Tyler, The Creator a "devil worshipper", but he also calls Frank a "fraud [who] only cared about making millions of dollars through Defendant's exclusive deal with Apple Inc". (more...)
E!'s 'Fashion Police' To End With Last Hurrah Special On November 27 E!'s 'Fashion Police' To End With Last Hurrah Special On November 27
- October 19, 2017

It's the end of a fashionable era , Joan Rangers! In a world that's become increasingly tired with aesthetic criticism and "Who are you wearing?", E! has made a decision to put the final nail in Fashion Police's coffin. " Joan's beloved no-holds-barred style fueled the franchise's clever approach to fashion and comedy, and we are incredibly proud of its long-running success". (more...)
'Broad City' Star Ilana Glazer Fired Staffers For Sexual Harassment 'Broad City' Star Ilana Glazer Fired Staffers For Sexual Harassment
- October 19, 2017

In fact, the comedienne was forced to fire two staffers, "one background actor and one sound guy", over sexual harassment reasons. After being sexually harassed by a "creepyass" doctor past year, the comedian says she filed a complaint in New York City. (more...)
5 children, mother killed in house fire in Silsbee 5 children, mother killed in house fire in Silsbee
- October 19, 2017

Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis says the fire was reported by a neighbor around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday near Silsbee, which is about 80 miles northeast of Houston. Davis said the apartment "is a total loss". Initial investigations indicate that the fire was accidental in nature and no foul play is suspected according to Hardin County Precinct Two Justice of the Peace Charles Brewer. (more...)
Channing Tatum no longer developing sex abuse film with The Weinstein Co Channing Tatum no longer developing sex abuse film with The Weinstein Co
- October 19, 2017

Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape by more than two dozen women, including Rose McGowan, Lena Headey and Angelina Jolie . The 2013 young-adult novel by Matthew Quick centers on a troubled teenager who plans to kill his best friend and then himself. Yesterday, Weinstein resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company , the production company which he was previously terminated from , and also kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and ... (more...)
Victoria Beckham chews coffee beans on nights out to avoid alcohol Victoria Beckham chews coffee beans on nights out to avoid alcohol
- October 19, 2017

In fact, he's pretty disgusted by it. According to The Sun , by chewing on the beans, it lessens her desire to have an alcoholic drink. Victoria - who is known to enjoy a tipple of tequila - is said to have developed a taste for coffee beans to try to avoid hangovers. (more...)
California's favorite Halloween candy? It's changed! California's favorite Halloween candy? It's changed!
- October 19, 2017

Almost 150,000 pounds of Candy Corn is sold in the state during the year, most of which comes in the fall. Starburst is Idaho's second favorite Halloween candy with 60,826 pounds purchased annually. The National Retail Federation is estimating nationwide Halloween sales will top $9 billion this year. Our untested theory? People are just buying candy corn because it's a candy that people buy during Halloween. (more...)
Beyonce was originally considered for a role in 'Beauty and the Beast' Beyonce was originally considered for a role in 'Beauty and the Beast'
- October 19, 2017

Now, he's admitted that he tried to get her onboard once more for Beauty and The Beast for the role of speaking feather duster Plumette. Beyonce's performance as Deena is one of the highlights of 2006's Dreamgirls , which earned two Academy Awards, including Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Hudson. (more...)
Avengers 4 might see the death of a superhero
- October 19, 2017

Writing on Twitter to a fan, Gunn wrote: "Read Kevin Feige's quotes & not the static around them". With numerous leading stars' contracts coming to an end, it's rumoured that one of the superheroes might be killed off in the conflict that'll happen at the end of this film. (more...)
Man Booker Prize goes to second American in a row Man Booker Prize goes to second American in a row
- October 19, 2017

Saunders said disbelief and gratitude were his principal emotions on winning. Last year, American Paul Beatty won the award for his novel The Sellout , a tale of an artisanal marijuana grower who attempts to introduce slavery to his Los Angeles neighbourhood. (more...)