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Leah Remini and Mike Rinder: Paul Haggis Sexual Misconduct Accusers ‘Are Suspect’

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Leah Remini and Mike Rinder: Paul Haggis Sexual Misconduct Accusers ‘Are Suspect’
“Scientology and the Aftermath” co-hosts Leah Remini and Mike Rinder are defending Paul Haggis after the “Crash” screenwriter was accused of sexual misconduct, stating in an open letter that the accusations against Haggis come from information gathered about him during Scientology auditing sessions. “We expect the next ‘revelations’ about Paul Haggis in this campaign to destroy him to be based on information culled from his scientology files in the form of more ‘anonymous’ accusers, hiding behind a lawyer who will never have to disclose who is paying their bill,” Remini and Rinder said in the letter, which was published on...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger "Shocked and Saddened" by Eliza Dushku's 'True Lies' Assault Claims

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Arnold Schwarzenegger said he is "shocked and saddened" to learn of Eliza Dushku's alleged sexual assault during the filming of True Lies.

The action star, who toplined James Cameron's 1994 action thriller, tweeted on Monday evening that had he known about the incident at the time "you bet your ass all of us would have done something." Schwarzenegger also tweeted his support to and expressed his pride in Dushku, who played his daughter in the film, for coming forward.

Tom, you bet your ass all of us would have done something. I’m shocked and...
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Stunt Coordinator Joel Kramer Accused of Additional Sexual Assault Following Eliza Dushku Allegation

Stunt Coordinator Joel Kramer Accused of Additional Sexual Assault Following Eliza Dushku Allegation
Stunt coordinator Joel Kramer has been accused of additional acts of sexual misconduct following an initial allegation from actress Eliza Dushku. Dushku posted a statement on Facebook alleging Kramer sexually assaulted her on the set of “True Lies” when she was 12 years old. Now stunt woman Laura Albert has told Deadline that Kramer was sexually inappropriate with her 15-year-old sister and her 16-year-old friend on the 1997 set of “Virus.”

“I invited my younger sister to the set as she resided there,” Albert said to Deadline in a written statement. “I wanted her to come to the set in an effort to mentor her, to show her the motion picture industry from the inside, as she had desired to become a makeup artist. One day after we finished work, I had my sister and her friend,
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Simone Biles: Larry Nassar Sexually Assaulted Me, Too

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Simone Biles: Larry Nassar Sexually Assaulted Me, Too
Simone Biles says she was also sexually assaulted by Team USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar -- and is now ready to go public with her story.  The 20-year-old phenom -- who was a key member of the 2016 gold medal winning Olympics team -- issued a statement saying, "I too am one of the many survivors that was sexually abused by Larry Nassar." "Please believe me when I was say it was a lot harder to
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Steven Seagal Denies Sexual Assault Accusation by Bond Girl

Steven Seagal Denies Sexual Assault Accusation by Bond Girl
Steven Seagal has denied ex-Bond girl Rachel Grant’s accusations of sexual assault that took place in 2002 at a film rehearsal in Bulgaria. Through his lawyers, who spoke with the BBC, the action movie star has denied Grant’s assault accusation as well as another claim by the actress that he tried to indecently expose himself. “I want to share what happened to me, so people will hear it and others might come forward,” Grant told the BBC in a previous interview. The British actress said she was flown to Sofia to rehearse lines with Seagal in September 2002 after auditioning for a role...
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Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries Dead at 46

Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries Dead at 46
Dolores O’Riordan, the Irish musician who fronted ’90s superstars The Cranberries, has reportedly died at the age of 46.

“The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session. No further details are available at this time,” O’Riordan’s publicist said in a statement to the BBC. “Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.”

O’Riordan is survived by her three children, 20-year-old son Taylor, 16-year-old daughter Molly and 12-year-old daughter Dakota.

“The best time in my life was the years
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Tara Lipinski Reveals She Hasn't Seen Her Gold Medal in 15 Years

Tara Lipinski Reveals She Hasn't Seen Her Gold Medal in 15 Years
This year marks the 20-year anniversary of Tara Lipinski’s Olympic gold medal win

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Olympic Freeskier Nick Goepper on His Path to PyeongChang After Post-Sochi Struggles

At just 19, Nick Goepper made it to the peak of his sport in 2014 when he landed on the podium at the Winter Olympics in Sochi alongside fellow American freestyle skiers Joss Christensen and Gus Kenworthy.

But just months later, the bronze medal winner hit a severe low when he threw rocks at several cars in the midst of a bout of anxiety and depression while home in Indiana in August 2014. Authorities said he was charged with criminal mischief after coming forward voluntarily, but he later paid back his victims and apologized and the charge was eventually dropped.

Now 23, Goepper says
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Matt Damon Apologizes for Sexual Harassment Remarks: I Should 'Close My Mouth For a While'

Matt Damon Apologizes for Sexual Harassment Remarks: I Should 'Close My Mouth For a While'
Matt Damon is apologizing for the controversial comments he made about sexual harassment in Hollywood.

The actor, 47, appeared on the Today show Tuesday morning where host Kathie Lee Gifford asked him what he’d learned since facing backlash for his remarks on the scandals.

“I really wish I’d listened a lot more before I weighed in on this,” Damon told Gifford. “Ultimately what it is for me is that I don’t want to further anybody’s pain. With anything that I do or say, so for that I’m really sorry.”

He continued, “And Time’s Up, a
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The Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan's Death Is 'Not Suspicious,' Police Say

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The unexpected death of Dolores O’Riordan is not being treated as suspicious, London’s Metropolitan Police confirmed Tuesday.

The Cranberries singer was in London for a recording session at the time of her death, her publicist confirmed in a statement. She was 46.

“Police in Westminster are dealing with a sudden death. Officers were called at 9:05 a.m. on Monday 15th January to a hotel in Park Lane. A woman in her mid-40s was pronounced dead at the scene. At this early stage the death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries continue,” Scotland Yard officials said in a statement to People.
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People Explains: Carolina Panthers Employee Who Killed Her Kids and Jumped off Bridge

On Saturday, two North Carolina children were found fatally injured in their home after their mother jumped to her death from a highway bridge, and the tragedy has devastated friends and family.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police identified the deceased as 34-year-old Christina Treadway, her 7-year-old son Isaiah Miller and her 3-year-old daughter Iliyah Miller.

Authorities who encountered Treadway dead after she jumped from a bridge on Interstate 485 discovered information that led them back to the mother’s residence, where the children were located.

Here are five things to know about the case.

1. The Mom Worked for the Carolina Panthers Football Team

Treadway,
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Ready for His Close-Up! See Peyton Manning's Son Marshall Get Animated at NBA Game

Ready for His Close-Up! See Peyton Manning's Son Marshall Get Animated at NBA Game
Football may be the Manning family’s sport of choice, but one member might have a future shooting hoops: Peyton Manning‘s 6½-year-old son, Marshall Williams!

The little boy was bursting with excitement Friday night alongside his dad, as the duo took in a Denver Nuggets vs. Memphis Grizzlies game at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

While the pair may have not been stoked about the Nuggets’ victory (Manning’s wife Ashley grew up in Memphis and purchased a stake in the Grizzlies in 2012), Marshall was animated anyway for one other reason: the jumbotron!

As the camera focused on himself and Manning,
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Lily Tomlin Says She's Known Jane Fonda Since 'Before Her First Face Lift' - and You've Got to See Jane's Reaction

Lily Tomlin Says She's Known Jane Fonda Since 'Before Her First Face Lift' - and You've Got to See Jane's Reaction
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin have been friends since they starred in 9 to 5 — or, as Lily measures time, since before Jane Fonda got any work done.

During their joint appearance on Today Tuesday morning, host Huda Kotb addresses the fact that the Grace and Frankie stars, who are promoting their fourth season of the Netflix series, are friends not just on TV, but also Irl. And to no surprise, Tomlin had a very snarky reply, which threw shade at Fonda’s plastic surgery.

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When Kotb asks how long they’ve known each other,
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Cranberries Songs And Streams Skyrocket After Dolores O’Riordan Death

Details surrounding the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan are still in short supply, but we’re once again seeing how the death of an artist impacts the sales and streaming of their music. As of this morning, “Zombie” was the #2 song on the Canadian iTunes sales chart with “Dreams“ at #4 and “Linger” at #5. Related: James Corden, Hozier And More Pay
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Indiana Teen Killed After Sledding Onto Roadway and Into Path of Alleged Drunk Driver

A 16-year-old high school student died after being struck Saturday night while sledding in Newburgh, Indiana.

People obtained a statement from the Newburgh Police Department, which confirms Davis Collier slid onto an icy roadway and was hit by a car shortly after 10 p.m.

The teen was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the statement.

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Police arrested the car’s driver, Galina Witte, 20, on a preliminary charge of operating
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Stephen Colbert Calls Donald Trump A ‘Racist Rumpelstiltskin’

Warning: This story contains graphic language. Stephen Colbert criticized U.S. President Trump, likening him to a “fairy-tale villain” during Monday night’s episode of “The Late Show.” “It’s day 4 of ‘Sh**hole Gate,’” Colbert said in his opening monologue, adding that he was “confident that’s going to be bleeped because CBS has higher standards than the
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Inside New Mom Lauren Conrad's Hyper-Organized Home: 'I Do Tend to Amass a Lot of Stuff'

Inside New Mom Lauren Conrad's Hyper-Organized Home: 'I Do Tend to Amass a Lot of Stuff'
There’s no KonMari at Lauren Conrad’s house!

“I’ve always admired people who are true minimalists when it comes to their possessions,” the fashion designer and former The Hills star, 31, writes on her website. “But if I’m being honest with myself, I’m just not one of those people.”

She admits that her treasure trove of vintage tea cups, craft supplies, cake stands and fashion essentials — “It’s literally my job to stay on top of trends,” she explains — piles up in the home she shares with husband William Tell and their six-month-old son, Liam.

“I do
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Lauren Wasser Has Her Second Leg Amputated: 'Life Is Only Going to Get Better'

Lauren Wasser Has Her Second Leg Amputated: 'Life Is Only Going to Get Better'
Lauren Wasser is recovering in the hospital after her second leg amputation.

The model and activist, 29, revealed in December that she would likely need to have her other leg removed as she continued to deal with severe pain as a result of toxic shock syndrome.

“I don’t have toes, and I have to go to wound care every Monday for my heel. I’m in so much pain. It’s a hard decision, but my only way to freedom,” Wasser told People. “I can’t wait to have two gold blades, to run and feel the wind on my face again.
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‘The Post’ Banned In Lebanon Over Steven Spielberg’s Ties To Israel

Steven Spielberg’s latest film “The Post” has been banned in Lebanon due to the director’s apparent ties to Israel. Related: Meryl Streep And Steven Spielberg Explain Why Making ‘The Post’ In 2017 Was So Important According to The Washington Post, Lebanon’s General Security Directorate’s censorship committee has banned the film, which had been scheduled to open in
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Jane Fonda Hits Back At Lily Tomlin As She Makes Facelift Joke On ‘Today’ Show: ‘Who Are You, Megyn Kelly?’

Jane Fonda has never been one to hold her tongue and Tuesday was no different, as she hit back at Lily Tomlin after her “Grace and Frankie” co-star made a comment about her plastic surgery live on TV. Fonda famously shut down Megyn Kelly back in September when she was asked about any work she’d
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