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Heath Ledger Died 10 Years Ago Today — Friends and Family Remember His 'Desperate' Final Weeks

Heath Ledger Died 10 Years Ago Today — Friends and Family Remember His 'Desperate' Final Weeks
Ten years ago, an exhausted Heath Ledger retreated to his New York City apartment to try and get some rest and recuperate from an illness he couldn’t shake.

Despite warnings from friends and family about mixing sleeping pills with prescription medications, the 28-year-old Brokeback Mountain star was found dead on Jan. 22, 2008 in his apartment. A toxicology report revealed a fatal mix of prescription drugs in his system.

Years after his death, People spoke with those closest to him about his amazing life and untimely death. They described a young superstar and father grappling with the pressures of fame, reeling
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Joseph Fiennes Teases The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 at 2018 SAG Awards: 'It's Full of Inspiration'

Joseph Fiennes Teases The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 at 2018 SAG Awards: 'It's Full of Inspiration'
The Handmaid’s Tale star Joseph Fiennes arrived at the 2018 SAG Awards red carpet wearing a Time’s Up pin Sunday, continuing the momentum started two weeks prior at the Golden Globes.

“The three most important people in my life are my wife and my two daughters, I would love for my two daughters to enter a world of parity of pay,” he told PeopleTV’s Lola Ogunnaike and People Now’s Jeremy Parsons at The People, Entertainment Weekly & TNT Official SAG Awards Red Carpet Live Show Sunday. “It seems crazy in today’s age that we should be fighting for that.
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Ewan McGregor's Ex Eve Mavrakis Breaks Her Silence: Calls Divorce 'Disappointing and Upsetting'

Ewan McGregor's Ex Eve Mavrakis Breaks Her Silence: Calls Divorce 'Disappointing and Upsetting'
Ewan McGregor‘s ex-wife Eve Mavrakis is breaking her silence about their split after 22 years of marriage.

Mavrakis said that while the divorce is “upsetting,” she is moving forward by putting her attention on her family.

“It’s disappointing and upsetting but my main concern is our four children are okay,” she told The Sun on Sunday.

Related: Inside the 22-Year Marriage Between Ewan McGregor and Eve Mavrakis Before Their Split

McGregor filed for divorce on Jan. 19, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their split. The star, 46, has asked for joint custody of their three children: Clara, 21, Jamyan, 16, Esther,
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Stranger Things' Finn Wolfhard Skips 2018 SAG Awards Due to the Flu

Stranger Things' Finn Wolfhard Skips 2018 SAG Awards Due to the Flu
Finn Wolfhard has the misfortunate of joining the ranks of celebs skipping awards shows due to the unusually active flu that’s been going around this year.

The Stranger Things star, 15, tweeted ahead of Sunday’s SAG Awards that the common viral infection kept him from making it to the show in Los Angeles, where the Netflix series was up for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series and outstanding action performance by a stunt ensemble in a comedy or drama series.

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Aziz Ansari Skips 2018 SAG Awards After Controversy Over Sexual Encounter

Aziz Ansari Skips 2018 SAG Awards After Controversy Over Sexual Encounter
2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards nominee Aziz Ansari did not attend the ceremony on Sunday — a week after an anonymous woman accused him of sexual behavior that she classified as assault but he called consensual.

The actor didn’t receive applause when his name was listed among the outstanding actor in a comedy series nominees. The winner of the award, William H. Macy of Shameless, did however mention Ansari in his acceptance speech in paying tribute to the other nominees.

Be sure to check out People’s full SAG Awards coverage to get the latest news on Hollywood’s big night.
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Morgan Freeman’s Awkward Shoutout to Lily Tomlin Was The SAG Awards’ Most Unusual Moment — Watch

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Morgan Freeman’s Awkward Shoutout to Lily Tomlin Was The SAG Awards’ Most Unusual Moment — Watch
As Morgan Freeman began his speech on stage at the SAG Awards on Sunday night, he suddenly stopped. “Hey … I’m talking to you. Yeah, hey,” he said to someone in the front of the audience. “Okay, well you just stand out to me for me, that’s all!”

At the time, it seemed like Freeman was either flirting with someone in the crowd, or chastising an audience member for being distracting as he began his acceptance speech as this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honoree. (Sites like TMZ assumed it was the latter.) Watch the moment in the clip below.

But backstage, Freeman revealed to IndieWire that he actually was thrown by seeing a familiar face: Lily Tomlin. “She’s a wonder in herself and I’ve always loved her. I see her and I say hello!”

Read More:sag Awards 2018 Review: Kristen Bell Puts Sincerity Over Self in a
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Minnie Mouse, Iconic Toon, Finally Gets a Star of Her Own

Minnie Mouse, Iconic Toon, Finally Gets a Star of Her Own
She may be turning 90, but animated film, TV and fashion icon Minnie Mouse is as vital as ever.

She has a starring role on a Disney Channel show, tirelessly greets fans at Disney theme parks around the globe, and has inspired top fashion designers well into her octogenarian years. She is a licensing powerhouse. And on Jan. 22, she will receive her very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Fittingly, Minnie’s longtime boyfriend, Mickey Mouse, will accompany her when she receives the honor. Mickey was the first cartoon character to get a star in 1978, when he was 50, and was later joined by other Disney toon characters.

Now it’s time for the winsome Minnie with the big bow and polka dot dress to join Tinker Bell, Snow White, Winnie the Pooh, Donald Duck and Mickey on the iconic walk. Minnie was unavailable for comment, but Russi Taylor, who has voiced her for more than 30 years
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Steve-O Engaged to Girlfriend Lux Wright: See Her Ring

Steve-O Engaged to Girlfriend Lux Wright: See Her Ring
Steve-O is engaged to girlfriend Lux Wright. The Jackass star popped the question in front of family and friends on Saturday. "Last night, in front of a bunch of my Jackass buddies, my closest friends, my dad, and my sister... she said 'yes,'" he wrote on Instagram along with a picture of the diamond sparkler. "I planned that for more than six months, and I'm so happy— I can't wait for you all to see it... #Gnarly @luxalo." Lux also expressed her excitement over accepting the proposal. "Last night was the absolute best!" his fiancée posted. "I can't wait to spend the rest of my life with you @steveo #yes #duh." ...
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Tony Hale Brings His Drama Teacher to the 2018 SAG Awards and More Memorable Moments

Tony Hale Brings His Drama Teacher to the 2018 SAG Awards and More Memorable Moments
From playing Buster Bluth on Arrested Development to starring as Gary Walsh on Veep, Tony Hale has experienced a lot of success throughout his career. On Sunday, the Emmy-winning actor shined the spotlight on the woman who helped make it all possible by bringing his drama teacher Tina to the 2018 SAG Awards.  Tina and Tony go way back. In fact, she mentored the TV star throughout both middle school and high school. "He was always very talented," Tina told E! NewsGiuliana Rancic on the red carpet. "So, we knew that he would be somewhere like this, for sure." However, Tony remembered his early acting days a little bit differently.  "I was...
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Meryl Streep Gets Standing Ovation from SAG Audience — Even Though She's Not There

Meryl Streep Gets Standing Ovation from SAG Audience — Even Though She's Not There
Meryl Streep was feeling the love from her fellow actors — despite not being in attendance at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

The show’s host Kristen Bell was addressing attendees Sunday evening on stage, when she admitted how nervous she was at the thought of hosting the SAG Awards.

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To explain how she got over her nerves, she began
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Peter Jackson Making World War I Feature Documentary

Peter Jackson Making World War I Feature Documentary
Director Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit) is making a documentary film about World War I that will premiere at the London Film Festival this fall and also air on the BBC.

The documentary, which doesn't have a title yet, will use original, archive footage from Britain's Imperial War Museums and audio from the BBC archives.

"The film will be broadcast on BBC One following a U.K.-wide premiere as part of the BFI London Film Festival in 2018," the filmmaker and his partners said Monday in unveiling the project. "The BBC will accompany the film with a ‘making-of’...
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Mindy Kaling Takes Daughter on Her First Walk — See Her Stroller (with 'Gold Rims and Wings')

Mindy Kaling Takes Daughter on Her First Walk — See Her Stroller (with 'Gold Rims and Wings')
Katherine Swati is only 5 weeks old, but she already has cooler wheels than most adults.

New mom Mindy Kaling gave her followers the tiniest glimpse of her baby girl over the weekend, snug inside a decked-out pink patterned stroller from the collection Cybex by Jeremy Scott.

The stroller’s fabric boasts gold cherubs — some holding dollar signs — black-and-gold wheels and one amazing standout detail: gold wings.

“First walk. Gold rims and wings,” Kaling, 38, captioned the outdoor image. “Thank you @itsjeremyscott @cybex_global #CYBEXbyJeremyScott.”

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Teen Mom Og's Tyler Baltierra Reveals He's Going to Therapy as Wife Catelynn Returns to Rehab

Tyler Baltierra is focusing on “self care.”

The Teen Mom Og star, 26, tweeted a video Monday announcing that he was going to a therapy appointment, just five days after his wife Catelynn, 25, revealed she is returning to rehab to work on overcoming trauma from her childhood and get on different medication.

“I made it. I made it to my therapist appointment,” Tyler says in the video, taken in his car. “Putting in a little self care today, know what I mean? Sometimes you have to put yourself ahead of some other people sometimes in life. Doesn’t mean you don
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Emily Skye Opens Up About Suffering from Postpartum Depression: 'I Cried Constantly for No Reason'

Emily Skye Opens Up About Suffering from Postpartum Depression: 'I Cried Constantly for No Reason'
Emily Skye had heard about the “baby blues” before giving birth to her first child — but she never expected to actually develop postpartum depression during the first few weeks with her daughter Mia.

The fitness trainer opened up about being one of the millions of moms worldwide who deal with postpartum depression.

“I’d previously heard about the ‘baby blues’ but I never understood it. I couldn’t ever imagine feeling down after having Mia,” Skye, 33, wrote on Instagram on Sunday. “Well it happened to me! A few days after having her I started feeling really depressed, I hadn’t
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Watch: RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 3's Queens Learn About the Surprise 10th Contestant

Watch: RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 3's Queens Learn About the Surprise 10th Contestant
There’s a surprise 10th queen coming to RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3, and People has the first look at the how the nine other contestants take the news.

In a clip from Thursday’s premiere, Emmy-winning host RuPaul breaks the news to previously announced All Stars BenDeLaCreme (season 6), Trixie Mattel (season 7), Milk (season 6), Thorgy Thor (season 8), Kennedy Davenport (season 7), Aja (season 9), Chi Chi DeVayne (season 8), Morgan McMichaels (season 2) and Shangela (seasons 2 and 3).

“Since last we met, your careers have taken you across the country, around the world, and today, you’re back where you all started. This is
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The Cutest Moments From the SAG Awards You May Have Missed, But We Didn't!

The Cutest Moments From the SAG Awards You May Have Missed, But We Didn't!
Highlights include Millie Bobby Brown wearing converse on the red carpet and John Stamos kissing pregnant fiancée Caitlin McHugh’s baby bump

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Says Current Season Of ‘The Bachelor’ Is Out Of Touch

Not everyone is on board with Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s journey to find true love. In a new op-ed for The Hollywood Reporter, retired NBA superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar expresses his disappointment with the current season of “The Bachelor”, claiming the show is out of touch with the current trend of female empowerment embodied by the #MeToo and Time’s
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Boy, 16, in Custody After 15-Year-Old Girl Shot Inside Texas High School

A 16-year-old boy has been detained by police in Texas after a 15-year-old girl was shot and wounded this morning at the high school in Italy, a small town between Dallas and Waco.

A statement from the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office alleges the gunfire began around 8:30 a.m.

The suspect is not being named at this time. The victim’s name has also been withheld.

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Pregnant Yael Stone Reveals She's Keeping Her Baby's Sex a Surprise Until Birth: 'It's So Fun'

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Pregnant Yael Stone Reveals She's Keeping Her Baby's Sex a Surprise Until Birth: 'It's So Fun'
When it comes to her pregnancy, there’s one thing Yael Stone knows for sure: She wants to keep the sex of her baby on the way a surprise.

“We don’t know and we’re not going to find out just because it’s so fun,” the Orange Is the New Black actress told People after Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards at the SAG Post-Awards Gala. “There are so few surprises, right?”

The 32-year-old actress — who plays Lorna Morello on the Netflix hit — also revealed that she hasn’t quite decided where she wants to give birth yet.
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USA Gymnastics Execs Resign In Wake of Nassar Scandal

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At least 3 powerful members of the Team USA gymnastics board of directors have resigned ... just days after Aly Raisman Blasted the organization for its role in the Dr. Nassar sexual assault scandal.  [[tmz:video id="0_1q8s3x5t"]] Board of Directors executive leadership chairman Paul Parilla -- along with vice chairman Jay Binder and treasurer Bitsy Kelley have resigned, according to NBC News.  By the way, all traces of the three board members have already been scrubbed from the Team USA gymnastics website.
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