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Russell Baker Dies: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer, Columnist & PBS Host Was 93

Russell Baker Dies: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer, Columnist & PBS Host Was 93
Celebrated author, humorist and The New York Times columnist Russell Baker died Jan. 21 in his home in Leesburg, Va. He was 93.

In addition to his celebrated and much-lauded newspaper columns, Baker hosted PBS’ Masterpiece Theatre beginning in 1993, succeeding Alistair Cooke, and stayed in the spot until 2004, becoming one of public television’s most familiar presences.

According to the New York Times, his son Allen Baker said that he died of complications from fall. Baker was born August 14, 1925 in Morrisonville, Va. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1947. From there, he went on to become a prominent writer. He is best known for his irreverent Times column titled “Observer” which leaned into politics as well as other facets of culture. The column also ran in hundreds of newspapers for 36 years. He received his first Pulitzer Prize for his column in 1979 and then received a second for his best-selling autobiography Growing Up
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Bryan Singer Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By 4 More Men Who Were Underage At The Time

Bryan Singer Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By 4 More Men Who Were Underage At The Time
Back in October, filmmaker Bryan Singer posted a message on social media claiming that there was going to be a new article published about allegations of sexual misconduct that were false. He claimed the article would be coming from Esquire and that the piece is “reckless” and “irresponsible.” Well, the article just dropped but it didn’t come from Esquire. The Atlantic posted a new report detailing new allegations from 4 more men that claim that Singer abused them when they were underage.

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Alec Baldwin Pleads Guilty in His Criminal Assault and Harassment Case

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Alec Baldwin Pleads Guilty in His Criminal Assault and Harassment Case
Alec Baldwin just got a great result in his criminal assault and harassment case, after prosecutors realized the surveillance video created huge problems for them. Baldwin appeared in an NYC courtroom Tuesday and prosecutors revealed they were willing to not only lower the charge to harassment in the 2nd degree, but they also cut a deal in which Baldwin would take a few anger management courses and the whole thing would just go away. The
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From Fashion Icon to Designer: See Rihanna Rock Fashion Week for Over a Decade

From Fashion Icon to Designer: See Rihanna Rock Fashion Week for Over a Decade
There is no denying that Rihanna is a fashion icon. From the stage to the street, the 30-year-old performer has been making heads turn with her style choices so it should come as no surprise that she has become a staple of Fashion Week over the past decade. No matter what show the Grammy winner is attending, she never fails to disappoint with her outfit selection. We love that she doesn't shy away from fashion risks and somehow always make them work. This may explain why she launched her own lingerie collection, Savage x Fenty, which showed during New York Fashion Week in 2018. Rihanna made sure to create an inclusive show by featuring woman of all shapes and sizes on the...
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A Riverdale Spinoff Is Coming, Featuring Another Beloved Archie Comics Character

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The Archie Comics TV universe is about to get even bigger, as The CW has ordered a pilot of a new show inspired by the comics. This time, it's fashion guru Katy Keene who's getting the TV treatment, alongside three other Archie Comics characters. If you love the musical episodes of Riverdale, this is the show for you: it will take the action to New York City, with Variety describing it as a "musical dramedy [that] chronicles the origins and struggles of four aspiring artists trying to make it on Broadway, on the runway and in the recording studio."

Riverdale and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina's showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will once again take the helm, alongside Michael Grassi (who's also written for Riverdale). It's expected to be tonally different to both Riverdale and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, with the "dramedy" description suggesting it'll be lighter and more fun. As the show is
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Shop These On-Trend Denim Pants

There's no such thing as too many jeans, but there is such a thing as too many basic jeans. We love our skinnies and boyfriend fit pairs as much as you do, but sometimes we want to mix up our look in a more sophisticated way. So we ask ourselves: Is there a fresh new way to rock the jeans and tee look? Sure you can swap in a blouse or a sweater, but why not upgrade the silhouette of your jeans. That's right, we're all about the cropped, wide-leg denim that's having a celeb moment right now. Not only is it figure-flattering, it's also comfy. And did we mention chic?  We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the...
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Inside the Horrific Legacy of Serial Killer Ted Bundy

Inside the Horrific Legacy of Serial Killer Ted Bundy
Looking at photos of Ted Bundy now, it's hard to see what unsuspecting people saw in the 1970s. Which, according to so many, was a handsome, charming man. That's been the forever-buzz on Bundy, the serial killer who was executed 30 years ago today and is the subject of both a new Netflix docuseries and an upcoming film starring the unarguably good-looking Zac Efron—that he was a guy who had no problem getting women to let their guard down around him due to his numerous socially acceptable traits. "Bundy represents for us our most primal, deepest, darkest fear, which is that you don't know the person next to you," Joe Berlinger, director of the Efron film, the aptly...
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See All the Standout Street Style From Fashion Week Fall 2019

Look out, runways—there's some serious fashion happening out on the street. With fashion week—er—month in full swing, an extra dose of style is swarming a handful of the world's biggest fashion capitals. Sure, the catwalks are their usual chic, but there's equally as much fierceness happening out on the sidewalks. As industry figures, supermodels, celebrities, influencers and major fashion fans flock to every runway location dressed to impress, there's practically a fashion show of its own taking place outside of each event—and photographers are there to capture every divine look. From bold outerwear to designer boots, unique silhouettes and sky-high...
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First Came Marriage: Inside Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's Plan to Have a Family

First Came Marriage: Inside Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's Plan to Have a Family
Sitting down with Glamour for their March 2009 issue—her first cover with a women's mag—a 16-year-old Miley Cyrus sounded, at times, like a seasoned celebrity already well-versed in the perils of the industry. "I've learned how to respect myself and how to say no," she allowed when asked about prior mistakes. "I've learned who I can really trust. I have 200 or 300 friends, but I probably trust four." As for her reported fortune, the Hannah Montana franchise projected to be worth a cool billion, she opined, "In this industry there are so many things that can take over your life: money, alcohol, drugs—even fashion. People hand you things, and you start to believe life...
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Police Had Big Problems with Version of Events by Chris Brown Rape Accuser

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Chris Brown is walking around Paris without fear of getting cuffed and hauled back to the police station, because cops found his rape accuser's story almost impossible to believe ... TMZ has learned. One source directly connected to the case tells us, "The weakest part of the case is the alleged victim's statement to police." We're told she told cops that Chris raped her in his hotel suite dressing room for somewhere between 25 and 30 minutes. She
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Maga Hat Student Nick Sandmann Defused Situation, Says Rep. Thomas Massie

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High school student Nick Sandmann was the perfect person to get into a showdown with Native American elder Nathan Phillips, according to a congressman from Nick's home state. Rep. Thomas Massie, whose district is home to Covington Catholic School, was on Capitol Hill when we asked him about Sandmann and the criticism of how he handled the face-off. Not surprisingly, he's got a lot of love for his young constituent. Massie says he's proud of
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Chris Brown's Baby Mama Nia Guzman's Home Burglarized in Los Angeles

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Chris Brown and his baby mama are both having a difficult week, because a day after Breezy was arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Paris, Nia Guzman had her Los Angeles home burglarized ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to Chris' baby mama tell TMZ ... someone entered Nia's apartment Tuesday night and stole a ton of designer bags and shoes belonging to Nia, her oldest daughter and the former couple's daughter, Royalty. And, get this
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Ray J Sells Scoot-e-Bike Company With His Eyes on Conquering Ride-Share Biz

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Ray J Sells Scoot-e-Bike Company With His Eyes on Conquering Ride-Share Biz
Ray J has his eyes on conquering ride-share giants like Bird Scooters ... and he's off to a massive start with a 7-figure deal to start his empire. Ray just sold off his Scoot-e-Bike biz to Canadian company LOOPShare for an amount in the high 7-figures. Ray will still play a big role in the venture, with a goal to provide users with scooters to get around town with ease. The plan will include 3 types of
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Ambulance Called to Bob Barker's Home After Nasty Slip and Fall

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Ambulance Called to Bob Barker's Home After Nasty Slip and Fall
Bob Barker has had another health scare at his L.A. home that required another ambulance and paramedics to treat the legendary game show host.  Sources connected to Bob tell us the former 'Price is Right' host slipped and fell at his Hollywood Hills home earlier this month. Someone called 911 and paramedics rushed over, but they didn't take him to the ER.  Our sources tell us Bob was given the all-clear, and that he's currently
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Terrell Davis Says Cbd Would Have Extended His NFL Career

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Terrell Davis tells TMZ Sports if Cbd was around when he was playing for the Denver Broncos ... his Hall of Fame career would have lasted a lot longer than it did. Td famously broke into the league as an immediate superstar in 1995 ... rushing for more than 6,000 yards in his first 4 seasons. But, a knee injury ultimately sapped him of his prime years ... forcing him to play in just 17 games in his final three seasons and retire at just 29 years old.
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Isla Fisher Jokes About Producing Sperm After Being Used to Illustrate the Need for Redhead Donors

Sperm banks are looking for redhead donors — and Isla Fisher wants to make it clear that she isn’t the answer to the shortage.

On Wednesday, Fisher, 42, who is known for her auburn tresses, reacted to an article, which used her photo to illustrate the need for donors with red hair.

“By attaching a photo of me to this article, it implies that I am able to produce sperm?!” Fisher wrote alongside a photo of the article on Instagram.

“I can not. Believe me, I’ve tried,” Fisher joked.

The Now You See Me star, who is married to comedian Sacha Baron Cohen,
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Mission: Impossible – Fallout Actress Rebecca Ferguson Reveals She Got Married Over the Holidays

Mission: Impossible – Fallout Actress Rebecca Ferguson Reveals She Got Married Over the Holidays
Rebecca Ferguson is a married woman!

The Mission: Impossible – Fallout star revealed on Wednesday that she recently got married over the holidays in a small, intimate ceremony.

“I think we both wanted to step over all thresholds. Also, I’m not very religious. I believe in love,” Ferguson, 35, told Extra of her big day. “It was more for us and our family. We rented a cottage with friends and family and Wellington boots and big wooly socks and big ruggy jumpers…”

In addition to their friends and family, Ferguson and her new husband Rory — whose last name she has not
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Salma Hayek, 52, Flaunts Her 'Beach Glam' Figure in Sexy Leopard Print One-Piece Suit

Salma Hayek, 52, Flaunts Her 'Beach Glam' Figure in Sexy Leopard Print One-Piece Suit
Salma Hayek is wishing for warmer days.

As she packed for an upcoming trip to London, the actress looked back on her recent tropical getaway and shared a glamorous photograph from the vacation that showed off her impressive figure.

In the beachside shot, Hayek, 52, wore an uber-sexy $246 Melissa Odabash leopard cutout one piece with matching print sunglasses as she stood among the white sand and blue water. Posing with her hands behind her head, Hayek — who looked sun-kissed in the low-cut suit — expressed her desire for some warmth on Instagram.

“Dressing for freezing London makes me crave some beach glam
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Spoiler Alert: The Poodle’s Time Is Up On ‘The Masked Singer’

Warning: This article is like a Nascar track, full of spoilers. Continue reading at your own discretion. The Poodle had nothing to wag about on Wednesday’s episode of Fox’s “The Masked Singer”. This week’s contestants included The Rabbit, The Alien, The Raven, The Poodle, and The Bee. This week’s judges were Joel McHale, Ken Jeong, Nicole
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The CW Orders a Musical Riverdale Spinoff, a Nancy Drew Show and More

Well hello to The CW! The network that gave us Riverdale and is currently in its 14,000th season of Supernatural is here to give us more of what we might not have even known we wanted in the form of two spinoffs and two new shows based on beloved titles. So far, these are just pilot orders, but we're here to tell you we'd like entire series of all of these, please!  First up, we've got the Riverdale spinoff, which is called Katy Keene. It follows the lives of four iconic Archie Comics characters, including fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene, all in their 20s as they chase their dreams in NYC. It's a musical dramedy chronicling the struggles of artists trying to make it on Broadway, on the runway, and...
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