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Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' actor who appeared in Quaker Oats commercials, dies at 85

Wilford Brimley, the actor who appeared on the big screen, television shows and Quaker Oats commercials, has died. He was 85.

Jennifer Holliday took us to church to honor John Lewis

Former President Bill Clinton recounts a story Congressman John Lewis told him when they first met in the 1970s while delivering a tribute at Lewis' memorial.

Stolen teddy bear with dying mother's voice returned to daughter after actor Ryan Reynolds and others offered a $15,000 reward

A woman's teddy bear that was outfitted with a voice recording from her dying mother has been returned to her after it was stolen during a move.

Garth Brooks explains why he removed himself from the 'CMA' entertainer of the year category

Country singer Garth Brooks responded to a fan's tweet telling the singer he should withdraw himself from contention for the Country Music Association's "Entertainer of the Year" award.

Malik B., founding member of The Roots, dead at 47

Malik Abdul Basit, a rapper, singer and founding member of The Roots, has died at 47, according to a statement from the hip hop group.

'Enter The Dragon' actor John Saxon dies at 83

Actor John Saxon made over 200 film and television appearances spanning his more than 7-decade career. His wife tells CNN that Saxon died at the age of 83.

Olivia de Havilland, star of 'Gone With the Wind,' dies at 104

Olivia de Havilland, a two-time Oscar winner and for decades the last surviving star of "Gone With the Wind," has died at age of 104, her publicist Lisa Goldberg told CNN.

Taylor Swift's stirring and surprising new indie album, 'Folklore,' earns rave reviews from critics and fans

Grammy-winning musician Taylor Swift has grown from country sweetheart to pop mogul over 13 years.

Kim Kardashian West addresses Kanye West's mental health and asks for compassion

CNN's Chloe Melas reports on Kim Kardashian West's message in an Instagram Stories post in which she addressed Kanye West's mental health and asked for compassion.

Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich are engaged

Singer Demi Lovato announced her engagement to actor Max Ehrich on Instagram.

A look back at One Direction, as the band celebrates 10-year anniversary

James Corden's popular carpool karaoke segment is back, and this time it features One Direction.

Alex Trebek (jokingly) suggests his Jeopardy successor: Betty White

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek joked about a the possibility of the legendary Betty White taking over his show when he retires.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are officially Greek citizens

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos signed an honorary naturalization order offering Tom Hanks, his wife Rita Wilson, and their children Greek citizenship, the president's office told CNN.

Eagerly awaiting the 'Friends' reunion? David Schwimmer has some good news

David Schwimmer talked about the impending "Friends" reunion special on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

'30 Rock' reunites for a 'one-time special' that's really just an infomercial

Cast members of the beloved NBC sitcom "30 Rock" got back together for a remotely filmed comedy special.

Chris Evans sending 'Captain America' shield to little boy who saved sister from dog attack

Bridger Walker, a brave 6-year-old boy who shielded his sister from an attacking dog, received a surprise message from Chris Evans - who is sending Bridger a signed Captain America shield.

Demi Moore explains her carpeted bathroom

Actress Demi Moore explains how she ended up with carpet on her bathroom floor, after images she shared on Instagram started a discussion over carpets in the bathroom.

Demi Moore explains her carpeted bathroom

Actress Demi Moore spoke with late night host Seth Meyers about how pictures she took of her bathroom caught the attention of Twitter users.

Nick Cannon to remain on Fox show after ViacomCBS fired him over anti-Semitic comments

ViacomCBS is ending a decades-long relationship with actor and TV host Nick Cannon after he made anti-Semitic comments on his "Cannon's Class" podcast.

Tyra Banks to join 'Dancing with the Stars' as a host and executive producer

Businesswoman and supermodel Tyra Banks can now add host of "Dancing with the Stars" to her portfolio. Banks will be not only be the new host, but an executive producer, according to a news release from ABC obtained by CNN.

Friends and colleagues remember Naya Rivera

Actress Naya Rivera's nearly three-decade career started working with the legendary Redd Foxx.

Bollywood stars hospitalized as coronavirus cases spike in India

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has been hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus, according to his official Twitter account. His son and daughter-in-law, fellow Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, along with their daughter Aaradhya have also tested positive.

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith confirm her involvement with August Alsina

On an episode of "Red Table Talk," Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith explain what happened when Jada started a relationship with singer August Alsina.

Lady A, the singer, is fighting back against Lady A, the group

Singer Anita White, who says she has been known as Lady A for years, speaks to HLN's Melissa Knowles after the country group Lady A, who changed their name from Lady Antebellum because of its connection to slavery, sued White.

Demi Lovato, 'Glee' costars and other celebs praying for Naya Rivera's safety

Naya Rivera, 33, vanished from Lake Piru in Ventura County, California on July 8. The Ventura County Sheriff's Office said search efforts will resume "at first light" and called it a possible drowning.

Tom Hanks goes to war (again) in the World War II drama 'Greyhound'

Hanks plays a naval commander leading a convoy through the north Atlantic, trying to get soldiers to Europe to fight. David Daniel has a look.

Comedian Rickey Smiley's 19-year-old daughter shot multiple times

Comedian Rickey Smiley shared his emotions in a Facebook Live video after learning that his 19-year-old daughter Aaryn had been shot.

Tom Hanks says wearing a mask should be so simple in first TV interview since recovering from Covid-19

Actor Tom Hanks appeared on NBC's "Today" show to discuss his new movie, Greyhound, and compared wartime with the pandemic.

Country music star Charlie Daniels, best known for 'The Devil Went Down to Georgia,' has died at 83

Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels has died at age 83. He combined traditional country with southern rock and is best known for the song "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."

Amanda Kloots took us on a journey of hope for Nick Cordero

Nick Cordero, known for his roles in "Waitress" and "A Bronx Tale," has died at 41, according to his wife.

Kanye West says he's running for president. But he hasn't actually taken any steps

The rapper, who has teased a presidential run since 2015, posted his intentions on Twitter with the hashtag #2020VISION.

Brie Larson reveals some major roles she lost out on

Brie Larson is Marvel's first female superhero with her own movie in 'Captain Marvel.'

Carl Reiner, longtime comedy legend, dies at 98

Carl Reiner, the writer, actor, director and producer whose many decades' worth of credits - including "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "The 2000-Year-Old Man" -- has died at the age of 98.

Chase Rice says 'Please go by the rules' after being criticized for packed concert

Country singer Chase Rice posted a message to his fans after backlash around his recent performance showed a large group of concertgoers squeezed together and not wearing masks.

Chase Rice says 'Please go by the rules' after being criticized for packed concert

Country singer Chase Rice is facing criticism from his own community after a concert this weekend showed a large group of attendees squeezed together and not wearing masks.

BET Awards 2020: See who won at the BET Awards

The BET Awards celebrated its 20th anniversary amid an increased focus on the Black community and culture, with several performers showing their solidarity with the protests against racism and police brutality.

Siya Kakkar, teenage TikTok star, has died, her manager confirms

Siya Kakkar, a teenage TikTok influencer with 2 million followers on the video-sharing platform, has died, according to her manager.

The Dixie Chicks have changed their name

The former Dixie Chicks announced they will now be known as The Chicks, dropping the reference to the pre-Civil War South from the group's name.

Kristen Bell will no longer voice a mixed-race character on 'Central Park'

Kristen Bell and Jenny Slate who played mixed-race animated characters on "Central Park" and "Big Mouth" are stepping down from their roles. The shows say they will recast the roles with mixed-race or Black voice actors.

This is pop culture's moment of reckoning on matters of race

Comedian Jon Stewart admits his late-night show "The Daily show" didn't do enough to address diversity and regrets having a mostly white male staff.

Miley Cyrus reveals she's been sober for 6 months now

Actress, singer and activist Miley Cyrus rose to fame as the star of the hit Disney show "Hannah Montana." In 2010, she dropped her Disney persona for a more edgy vibe.

Will Smith opens up about the 'weight of parenting' and how he became a better father to Willow

The Hollywood veteran reflected on the time he became a dad for the first time on his wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook show.

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen let their sons meet for the first time virtually

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen brought their sons together for the first time on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen."

'Police in America are looting black bodies,' Trevor Noah says

In an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah discusses the charges against the Atlanta police officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks.

Ian Holm, 'Lord of the Rings' star, dead at 88

British actor Ian Holm has died at the age of 88, according to a statement from his agent.

Jimmy Kimmel is taking the summer off

Jimmy Kimmel announced that he is taking a break from hosting "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to spend more time with his family.

Actor Danny Masterson arrested on rape charges in Los Angeles

Actor Danny Masterson, best known for his role on "That '70s Show," was charged with three counts of rape, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced on Wednesday.

Actor Danny Masterson arrested on rape charges in Los Angeles

In 2017, actor Danny Masterson was written out of the Netflix comedy "The Ranch" amid rape allegations made against him.

ABC casts first black 'Bachelor' following outcry for diversity

ABC announced that it has cast its first black male lead, Matt James, on "The Bachelor" following a petition calling for more diversity on the long-running franchise.

Dave Chappelle drops hard-hitting '8:46' special

CNN's Don Lemon reacts to Dave Chappelle mentioning him in his Netflix special after Lemon called for celebrities to use their platforms to speak out about the death of George Floyd.

The Flaming Lips performed 'Race for the Prize' inside giant bubbles on 'The Late Show'

The band appeared on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" in protective bubbles, performing what the show called a "socially distant concert."

J.K. Rowling explains her gender identity views in essay amid backlash

Actor Daniel Radcliffe responded to controversy sparked by "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling's tweet about gender identity.

These films don't help the racism conversation

HBO Max has pulled "Gone with the Wind" from its library of films. The removal of the film comes as mass protests sweep across the United States following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed while in police custody.

Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute fired from 'Vanderpump Rules'

"Vanderpump Rules" cast members Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute were fired from the Bravo reality show after Faith Stowers revealed that the two had taken what she said were racist actions against her. Max Boyens and Brett Caprioni were also let go after racist tweets from their past recirculated.

Hartley Sawyer fired from 'The Flash' due to offensive tweets

Resurfaced old tweets allegedly posted by actor Hartley Sawyer prior to joining The CW series "The Flash" have resulted in him being fired.

Beyoncé demands justice for George Floyd

Beyoncé posted a video to her Instagram calling on her fans to take action in the wake of George Floyd's death and refuse to "normalize the pain." HLN's Melissa Knowles reports.

Dwayne Johnson makes powerful plea for leadership

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson took to social media to issue a plea for leadership as protests following the killing of George Floyd continue across the country.

Keke Palmer asks National Guard members to 'march with us' during protest

Daytime host Keke Palmer spoke to National Guard members at the Hollywood protests following George Floyd's death. Palmer pleaded with them to march with protesters and they compromised by taking a knee.

Wanda Sykes calls on white people to 'step up' to stop racism

Actress Wanda Sykes gave an impassioned plea to white people to take an active role in combating racism.

Denzel Washington called 'good Samaritan' after coming to aid of distressed man

The Los Angeles Police Department called actor Denzel Washington a "good Samaritan" for helping out a distressed man who was caught in a busy intersection, according to the actor's representatives.

Drive-in concerts may be the answer to the summer shows you're missing

CNN's Chloe Melas explains the ways summer concerts might still be able to go on, despite heightened safety precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Madonna posted a video tribute to George Floyd, and it didn't go down well

Singer Madonna was criticized online for posting a video of her son dancing as a tribute to George Floyd, the unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis on Monday.

David Guetta is hosting an epic dance party on an iconic New York City rooftop this weekend

Superstar DJ David Guetta speaks to CNN's Chloe Melas about his upcoming coronavirus relief concert in a secret location in New York City.

Jonathan Steingard, Christian singer, reveals he no longer believes in God

Morgan Spurlock explores religion and millennials' growing trend toward atheism. For more, tune in Sunday, 10pm EST.

Tracee Ellis Ross takes a page from mom's playbook in 'The High Note'

Tracee Ellis Ross (Diana's daughter, in her first singing role) and Dakota Johnson play a singing star and her assistant in the drama. David Daniel reports.

Richard Herd, 'Seinfeld' and 'Get Out' actor, dead at 87

Richard Herd, a veteran character actor who appeared in dozens of films and television series, has died. He was 87.

Kirby Jenner, the 'fraternal twin' of Kendall Jenner, steps into the spotlight on Quibi

There's a new reality show from the Kardashian-Jenner family, but it has a twist. The show centers around a 24-year-old performance artist who has risen to fame over the past five years with his parody Instagram account, where he pretends to be the fraternal twin brother of Kendall Jenner.

Musician Fred Yonnet connects his neighborhood, and the world, during Covid-19

Musician Fred Yonnet connects his own neighborhood and the world in an unexpected way during the Covid-19 pandemic.

'AKA Jane Roe' is about more than just Norma McCorvey's 'deathbed confession'

The FX documentary "AKA Jane Roe" sheds new light on Norma McCorvey, the woman at the center of the Supreme Court abortion-rights case Roe v. Wade.

Nick Cordero's wife says, 'He's not done'

Broadway actor Nick Cordero is recovering after having his right leg amputated following complications with coronavirus.

Brian Austin Green opens up about split with wife Megan Fox

Brian Austin Green shared details about his split with actress and wife of 10 years, Megan Fox.

Gregory Tyree Boyce, 'Twilight' actor, found dead with girlfriend

Gregory Tyree Boyce, an actor who appeared in the 2008 film "Twilight," was found dead in a Las Vegas residence, a spokesperson with the Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner confirmed to CNN.

Drew Barrymore is inviting you over to make tacos for a good cause

CNN's Chloe Melas talks to actress Drew Barrymore about life at home with children during the coronavirus pandemic and the taco Tuesday event she's hosting online to raise money for kids in need.

Former WWE star Shad Gaspard is missing after he was swept out to sea while swimming

Shad Gaspard, a former WWE star, is missing after swimming at the reopened Venice Beach in California.

Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskell on 'Leave It to Beaver,' dies at 76

Ken Osmond, an actor best known for his role as troublemaker Eddie Haskell on "Leave It to Beaver," has died at 76.

Brian Austin Green opens up about split with wife Megan Fox

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green have separated after spending 11 years together.

Hannah Brown, 'Bachelorette' star, apologizes for using the N-word

"Bachelorette" star Hannah Brown apologized to fans for saying the N-word while singing along with a song on Instagram Live.

Lynn Shelton, 'Little Fires Everywhere' director, dies at 54

Director Lynn Shelton, known for the films "Humpday" and "Your Sister's Sister" and the Hulu series "Little Fires Everywhere," has died at 54.

Snoop Dogg uses 'Frozen' to encourage people to 'let it go' -- and Idina Menzel responds

Grammy-award winning artist Snoop Dogg turned heads on social media when he posted himself listening to the song "Let It Go" from the Disney film "Frozen" while hanging out in his car.

Heartbroken comedy stars reflect on how Fred Willard inspired them

Actor Fred Willard, known for his roles in TV sitcoms including "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "Modern Family" and movies "Best in Show" and "This is Spinal Tap," has died.

Mary-Kate Olsen files for divorce from Olivier Sarkozy, emergency petition denied

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos divorced in early 2019, theirs is the most expensive split in history. Here are some of the other priciest breakups.

Keith Urban treats healthcare workers to a private, drive-in concert

Country singer Keith Urban held a private drive-in concert outside Nashville, with more than 200 first responders from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in attendance.

Fred Willard, 'Best in Show' and 'Modern Family' comedy star, has died

Actor and comedian Fred Willard has died at 86, his daughter confirmed to CNN.

Melissa Etheridge's son, Beckett Cypher, dies at 21

Beckett Cypher, the son of Melissa Etheridge and her former partner Julie Cypher, has died, a representative for the singer told CNN. He was 21.

Matt Damon discusses life under lockdown in 'fairytale' Irish town

In an interview with Irish radio station Spin 1038, Matt Damon talks about how his family is coping during the pandemic.

Lilly Singh is here to try and lighten our moods

Actor Nick Kroll and YouTube Star Lilly Singh speak to CNN's Chloe Melas about how they are using their platforms to raise awareness for coronavirus relief.

Disney fast-tracking 'Hamilton' film to Disney +

The original Broadway production of the musical 'Hamilton' will begin streaming on Disney+ on July 3.

John Krasinski and 'The Office' costars recreated that wedding dance for a virtual ceremony

John Krasinski surprised fans on Zoom with a reunion of the cast of "The Office." The fans got engaged in a similar way to Jim and Pam in the show.

Another example of 'The Simpsons' predicting future

Known for some of its wacky storylines that become reality, "The Simpsons" predicted a pandemic and violent bees in the same episode 27 years ago.

Tim McGraw's new song reminds us to call our moms

CNN's Chloe Melas speaks with country star Tim McGraw about his newly released song "I Called Mama."

Adele delights fans by returning to Instagram with surprise birthday post

After a social media hiatus, Adele has returned to Instagram by sharing a picture to mark her 32nd birthday.

Daniel Radcliffe and other top stars are reading 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'

Daniel Radcliffe and other celebrities are taking turns reading chapters of the "Harry Potter" book series, as part of J.K. Rowling's new online reading hub.

Adele pays tribute to frontline workers in surprise Instagram birthday post

British pop singer Adele told fans that she may not be touring anymore during a concert in Auckland, New Zealand.

Cady Groves, pop and country singer, dead at 30

Cady Groves, a pop and country singer and songwriter, died over the weekend at her home in Tennessee, according to her record label.

Scarlett Johansson, Margot Robbie and Cameron Diaz join virtual lockdown fight

Actresses and stuntwomen came together for a virtual fight challenge to post online for fans.

Tory Lanez is using the success of 'Quarantine Radio' to help families struggling through the pandemic

Tory Lanez spoke with HLN's Chloe Melas about using the success from his Instagram Live show "Quarantine Radio" to help families struggling to meet their immediate needs during the Covid-19 pandemic.

'SNL' star Cecily Strong received a care package from Michigan's governor, and it included lots of beer

'Saturday Night Live' cast member Cecily Strong received a Michigan-themed care package in the mail after she portrayed the state's governor Gretchen Whitmer in a sketch.

Avril Lavigne honoring frontline workers with new music video 'We Are Warriors'

Singer Avril Lavigne took to her home studio during the coronavirus pandemic to re-record her song "Warriors" to focus on individuals working on the front lines. CNN's Chloe Melas reports.

'A Parks and Recreation Special' reminds you to 'Treat Yo Self' kindly amid pandemic

The cast members of NBC's hit sitcom "Parks and Recreation" came together for a special reunion show in hopes of raising money for Feeding America.

Andy Cohen is thrilled with Anderson Cooper's baby news

CNN's Anderson Cooper reveals that he has become a father. His son's name is Wyatt Morgan Cooper.

'Jeopardy!' contestant thinks Janet Jackson is Ariana Grande -- and there was video

It has not been a good week for "Jeopardy!" contestants when it comes to pop culture.

"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" cast gets emotional watching Uncle Phil's best moments

The cast of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" reunited on Will Smith's Snapchat series "Will From Home."

Jada Pinkett Smith says she discovered she doesn't know husband Will Smith at all

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith reveals truths behind their relationship on Jada's Facebook Watch series "Red Table Talk."

Katie Couric recalls Denzel Washington interview

Journalist Katie Couric recounted the story of her 2004 "Dateline" interview with actor Denzel Washington that she said left her feeling shaken.

Stephen Colbert and Jake Gyllenhaal bonded over sourdough starter

Stephen Colbert and Jake Gyllenhaal shared their newfound affinity for bread making during stay-at-home restrictions.

Fauci rates Brad Pitt's portrayal of him on SNL

In a surprise appearance, Brad Pitt played Dr. Anthony Fauci in the opening of Saturday's "SNL," which was produced remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic.

'Jeopardy' contestant confused Chaka Khan for Shaka Zulu, but still made history

"Jeopardy!" contestant Sarah Jett Rayburn broke new ground on the game show by interrupting host Alex Trebek during a key part of the show.

Katie Couric has a complaint about 'The Morning Show'

Upcoming drama series "The Morning Show," which stars Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell, is set to debut on Apple TV+ on November 1st.

'Little Women: Atlanta' star Ms. Minnie dies after car crash

Reality television star Ashley Ross, known as Ms. Minnie on Lifetime's "Little Women: Atlanta," died Monday from injuries sustained in a car accident, her publicist Liz Dixson told HLN.

Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski and Audra McDonald celebrate Sondheim in their bathrobes

Meryl Streep, Audra McDonald and Christine Baranski livestreamed themselves in their bathrobes singing "The Ladies Who Lunch."

'The Office' is celebrating National Pretzel Day, Stanley style!

Americans consume over a half billion dollars worth of pretzels a year. April 26th is National Pretzel Day in the United States.

'American Idol' shot at 40 different locations using iPhones

"American Idol" contestants and judges continue with the singing competition from their homes. HLN's Melissa Knowles has more.

Davido releases 'Dolce & Gabbana' music video and donates proceeds to coronavirus research after fiancée tests positive

CNN's Chloe Melas speaks to Nigerian music star Davido about his pledge to donate proceeds from his new music video from the song "Dolce & Gabbana" to coronavirus relief efforts.

Alicia Keys debuts powerful anthem in partnership with CNN

Alicia Keys, a 15-time Grammy winner, debuts "Good Job" during a CNN global town hall addressing the latest developments in the Covid-19 pandemic.

Meghan McCain says her pick for President shouldn't be a surprise

Meghan McCain talks to CNN's Van Jones about her relationship with former Vice President Joe Biden.

Wilmer Valderrama inspired to turn the spotlight on frontline workers after grocery store encounter

HLN's Chloe Melas details how celebrities are giving back during the coronavirus epidemic - including actor Wilmer Valderrama, who started an Instagram series to honor farmers, truckers and other front-line workers.

'The Masked Singer' unmasks a rockin' banana

Bret Michaels, Poison front man, reveals his identity after competing in a banana peel costume in the singing show,"The Masked Singer."

Val Kilmer opens up in interview, new memoir after bout with throat cancer

Actor Val Kilmer spoke with ABC's "Good Morning America" about his battle with throat cancer while promoting the release of his new memoir, "I'm your Huckleberry."

Looking for movies with the kids at home? What to watch beyond the usual suspects

Turner Classic Movies' Alicia Malone explains how digital cameras and computer generated images have changed how movies are made. Watch CNN's "The Movies" Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT

John Krasinski hosted a virtual senior prom and it was epic

"The Office" actor John Krasinski hosted a virtual prom on his YouTube channel for the class of 2020.

Beyoncé made a surprise appearance in 'Disney Family Singalong,' delighting fans

ABC's "Disney Family Singalong" got a boost with a surprise Beyoncé performance of "When You Wish Upon a Star."

LeAnn Rimes is hoping to help foster connection with meditation and music

Singer LeAnn Rimes spoke to CNN's Chloe Melas about how she is trying to help her fans cope with the Covid-19 pandemic through music and meditation.

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland want to keep us entertained and in the light amid coronavirus

Super producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland spoke to CNN's Chloe Melas about how they are giving back through music during the coronavirus pandemic.

Brad Pitt's HGTV debut on 'Celebrity IOU' is the feel-good TV we all need

HGTV's new show "Celebrity IOU" centers around celebrities giving back to the "unsung heroes" of their lives. The show debuted with Brad Pitt giving back to a makeup artist he has known for over thirty years.

John Krasinski and David Ortiz surprise nurses and respiratory therapists to say thanks

Actor John Krasinski brought former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz on to his new show to give healthcare workers the surprise of a lifetime.

Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Jennifer Lopez reunite for dance party

Jennifer Lopez and Diddy reunited for a joint Instagram live dance during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ty Burrell is providing relief for restaurant workers impacted by coronavirus closures

Actor and comedian Ty Burrell talks about how he is giving back to those working in the restaurant industry in Salt Lake City and his predictions for a "Modern Family" spinoff show.

Lady Gaga apologizes to Jimmy Fallon after awkward interview

Lady Gaga came back on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" to explain what happened when she appeared frazzled and discombobulated on the show the week before.

Pink shares more about her experience with coronavirus: 'It got really, really scary'

Pop star Pink said she and her 3-year-old son are recovering from the coronavirus. The singer told Ellen DeGeneres it was "the scariest thing I've ever, ever been through in my life."

Quarantine and Instagram are making Leslie Jordan the star he's always been

Actor Leslie Jordan is posting funny videos on Instagram to entertain the masses, ranging from painting his toenails to story times about his celebrity past. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19. 

Joseph Gordon-Levitt wants to hear your coronavirus stories

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt shares how collaboration on his online media platform HitRecord can help keep people motivated and creative while staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Jim Gaffigan and his wife are trying to feed New York's front line

Comedian Jim Gaffigan and his wife Jeannie share the unique ways they are giving back to the health workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

John Prine, influential singer-songwriter, dies at 73

Singer-songwriter John Prine died on April 7th due to complications related to Covid-19. These are some of the songs that were loved by fans and influenced a number of other artists.

Pink shares more about her experience with coronavirus: 'It got really, really scary'

After CNN's Chris Cuomo tested positive for the coronavirus, he shared his chest X-rays with Dr. Sanjay Gupta to demonstrate how the virus impacts the lungs.

Lionel Richie remembers his friend Kenny Rogers in ACM concert

The Academy of Country Music Awards are delayed until September due to the coronavirus pandemic, but music stars still came together for fans online for the "ACM Presents: Our Country" special.

Bill Withers, 'Lean On Me' and 'Lovely Day' singer, has died at 81

R&B legend Bill Withers died on March 30th from heart complications at the age of 81. These are the memorable songs he left behind.

Larry David asks 'the idiots out there' to stay home and watch TV in crabby coronavirus PSA

Comedian Larry David put his complaint skills to use in a PSA urging Californians to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Jack Black's shirtless Quarantine Dance takes TikTok by storm

Jack Black is the latest in a stream of celebrities, including Gordon Ramsay, Justin and Hailey Bieber, joining TikTok since the coronavirus crisis began.

Elliot Stabler is back in a 'Law & Order: SVU' spin-off

Actor Christopher Meloni will reprise his role as Detective Elliot Stabler in an upcoming "Law & Order: SVU" spinoff.

John Krasinski and Steve Carell gave us a mini 'The Office' reunion

Actors John Krasinski and Steve Carell reunited on Krasinki's new YouTube show "Some Good News" and reminisced about their favorite scenes and moments from the workplace comedy.

Backstreet Boys reunite for iHeartRadio's Living Room Concert for America

Social distancing didn't stop the Backstreet Boys from coming together for Elton John's iHeartRadio's Living Room Concert for America.

Zac Brown discusses his decision to cancel his tour and his strong message for parents

Grammy award-winning musician Zac Brown tells CNN's Chloe Melas why he opted to cancel his upcoming tour during the coronavirus pandemic.

Singer-songwriter John Prine critically ill with Covid-19

73-year-old musician John Prine is in hospital in critical condition after a sudden onset of novel coronavirus symptoms, according to a statement from his family.

John Callahan of TV show 'All My Children' dead at 66

Actor John Callahan died at the age of 66, his ex-wife Eva LaRue announced on Instagram Saturday.

Andy Cohen is missing his son as he recovers from the coronavirus

Television host Andy Cohen says being separated from his 13-month-old son is the worst part of having coronavirus.

Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian West break silence about leaked video

Kim Kardashian West posted a series of videos to Snapchat that appear to show her husband, Kanye West, talking to Taylor Swift over the phone about his controversial song "Famous."

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood's emotional home concert crashes Facebook Live

Country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood hosted a Facebook live concert that garnered so many viewers it crashed the site, multiple times. CNN's Melissa Knowles reports.

Coronavirus is 'the great equalizer,' Madonna tells fans from her bathtub

"Wonder Woman" actress Gal Gadot organizes celebs singing "Imagine" as the world confronts the unimaginable virus. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Kevin Bacon and others want you six degrees for #IStayHomeFor challenge

Actor Kevin Bacon started a "six degrees" social media campaign challenging viewers to tag six people and post who they are staying home for during the coronavirus pandemic.

Kenny Rogers is mourned by close friends and fellow musicians

Kenny Rogers, whose legendary music career spanned nearly six decades, has passed at the age of 81, his publicist Keith Hagan tells CNN.

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood's emotional home concert crashes Facebook Live

Country music stars Garth Brooks and Tricia Yearwood hosted a Facebook live concert that garnered so many viewers it crashed the site, multiple times. CNN's Melissa Knowles reports.

Meghan McCain is pregnant and self-quarantining

Meghan McCain announced that she is pregnant with her first child and she is self-quarantining out of an abundance of caution over coronavirus concerns.

'The Masked Singer': Swan is latest to fly the coop

Watch to find out which celeb was underneath the Swan costume.

Country star Brad Paisley says free grocery store will deliver food to Nashville seniors during coronavirus crisis

Country music star Brad Paisley announced that his free grocery store will be delivering to seniors during the coronavirus outbreak.

Jared Leto was on a retreat and missed the coronavirus news

Rafters went off to the wilderness and away from the news for 25 days. They were shocked to return to a pandemic. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on going from paradise to chaos.

Kathy Griffin says she is 'gutted' as she shares that her mother has died

Kathy Griffin shared on her social media accounts that her mother, who she called her best friend, passed away on St. Patrick's Day.

Stephen Colbert returns to late night from his bathtub

In an effort to stay safe in the age of the coronavirus, late-night host Stephen Colbert taped his "Late Show" monologue from his bathtub.

Mel Brooks and his son explain social distancing so you don't endanger our national treasure Mel Brooks

93-year-old comedy legend Mel Brooks and his son Max shared a light-hearted video to explain the importance of social distancing to protect older generations amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson released from the hospital following coronavirus diagnosis

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been released from a Queensland hospital in Australia after being treated for the novel coronavirus and are now in self-quarantine at their home there. CNN's Chris Cuomo has more.

Idris Elba says he has coronavirus

Actor Idris Elba announced in a Twitter post that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Gloria Gaynor fights coronavirus by taking her hit song 'I Will Survive' to the sink

Singer Gloria Gaynor shows how you can wash your hands to the beat of her hit "I Will Survive" in order to combat the coronavirus.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson's sons speak out after parents' coronavirus diagnosis

Actor Tom Hanks says he and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. Their son, Chet, posted a video saying they're doing fine, and he isn't worried about them recovering.

'The Bachelor' finale ends with major mom disapproval

"The Bachelor" Season 24 came to a close with a failed engagement for Peter Weber and some stern words from his disapproving mother.

Led Zeppelin wins major copyright battle for 'Stairway to Heaven'

An appeals court threw out a jury's decision that Led Zeppelin's 1971 hit "Stairway to Heaven" is not substantially similar to Spirit's 1968 song "Taurus," which will send the battle back to court.

Angelina Jolie talks about daughters' surgeries

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Coronavirus has halted these concerts, festivals and movie premieres

Late-night TV hosts James Corden, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert laughed off President Trump's rosy take on the coronavirus outbreak.

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez trade places in viral TikTok challenge

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez "Flip the Switch" (and their outfits) inspired by Elizabeth Warren's moves. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Confused 'American Idol' contestant thinks Justin Timberlake and Pat Sajak are judges on the show

An "American Idol" contestant named Lou Dawg says he's "stumped" when asked who Lionel Richie is and says he thinks Luke Bryan is Justin Timberlake.

How one of Harvey Weinstein's first accusers is fighting back and empowering others

Model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez helped the NYPD set up a sting operation against Harvey Weinstein, but the district attorney didn't press charges. She overcame the backlash and now wants to empower others to speak out against sexual harassment.

For her 75th birthday, Dolly Parton wants to be on the cover of Playboy

Country music icon Dolly Parton says she wants to return to the cover of Playboy Magazine for her 75th birthday.

Post Malone denies drug use after fans express concern for his health

Post Malone has been a regular on the music charts over the past 4 years. The singer/rapper also had a collaboration with Crocs that sold out in 2 hours.

Katy Perry reveals she is pregnant in new music video

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are expecting their first child, the US singer revealed in her latest music video on Thursday.

TikTok's unlikely 81-year-old cooking star says authenticity is the secret ingredient

Stephen "Old Man Steve" Austin has amassed hundreds of thousands of TikTok followers thanks to his cooking videos.

Alex Trebek surprised a homeless organization with a $100,000 check

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'The Bachelor' asks viewers to stop bullying contestants

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Harry Styles reveals how he got away during a knifepoint mugging

Pop star Harry Styles told Howard Stern on Valentine's Day a group of guys surrounded him and demanded his phone and money.

Marie Osmond reveals she won't leave her fortune to her children in her will

Marie Osmond says none of the money she's made over her lifetime will be left to her children, but will instead go to charity.

Public Enemy fires Flavor Flav after dispute over Bernie Sanders rally

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Justin Timberlake weighs in on Girl Scout cookie debate

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America Ferrera leaving 'Superstore' in surprise move

Actress America Ferrera will be leaving the comedy hit "Superstore" at the end of the current season, NBC announced. HLN's Susan Hendricks has more.

Sofia Vergara joins 'America's Got Talent' as a judge

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David Beckham saved a sweet Victoria Beckham keepsake

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Gwyneth Paltrow, star of 'Contagion,' is taking her coronavirus worries seriously

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Kim Kardashian West appears to throw a punch at her sister, Kourtney Kardashian

E! released a clip for the new season of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" that appears to show Kim Kardashian West getting into an argument with sister Kourtney and throwing a punch.

Pete Davidson knew it was 'over' with Ariana Grande after Mac Miller died

SNL's Pete Davidson revealed Mac Miller's death as a factor in the end of his engagement with Ariana Grande.

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Rosanna Arquette, one of the more than 80 women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, reacts to the disgraced film producer's conviction. Watch "Full Circle" every weeknight at 5pm E.T.

Accusers say Weinstein verdict is 'just a drop in a wave of justice to come'

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'Stranger Things 4': Hopper returns

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Julie Walters reveals she was diagnosed with bowel cancer

"Billy Elliot" actress Julie Walters said she survived a diagnosis of stage three bowel cancer in an interview with BBC.

Rapper Pop Smoke killed in home invasion, officials confirm

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Lark Voorhies 'a bit slighted and hurt' by 'Saved by the Bell' reunion snub

Actress Lark Voorhies told Dr. Oz that she feels "slighted and hurt" about not being included in an upcoming "Saved by the Bell" reboot.

Brit-winner Dave makes political statement in performance, calling Boris Johnson out on racism

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Ja'Net DuBois, 'Good Times' star, dies at 74

Ja'net Dubois, an actress and singer who left her stamp on television playing beloved neighbor Willona Woods on "Good Times," passed away at age 74.

Chaka Khan's All-Star performance roasted

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Drew Carey mourns death of ex-fiancée Amie Harwick

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Jason Davis, 'Recess' actor, dead at 35

The actor was known for voicing Mikey Blumberg on Disney Channel's "Recess" and appearing on "Roseanne" and "7th Heaven."

Kellye Nakahara, actress in 'M*A*S*H,' dies at 72

Actress Kellye Nakahara died in her Pasadena, California, home after a short battle with cancer, according to her daughter.

Ozzy Osbourne cancels North American tour for medical treatments

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Former 'Love Island' host Caroline Flack dead at 40

The former host of the hit British reality show "Love Island" died by suicide, a lawyer for the family told PA Media. She was 40-years-old.

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