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Dwayne Johnson's Mother 'OK' Following Car Crash

Dwayne Johnson's mother is "ok" following a serious car crash in Los Angeles Wednesday (February 1st) night.

The Black Adam star shared a photo of the totaled vehicle on Instagram and wrote Thursday (February 2nd), "Angels of mercy watched over my mom as she was in a car crash late last night. She'll survive and continue to get evaluated."

He noted her resilience, adding, "This woman has survived lung cancer, tough marriage, head on collision with a drunk driver and attempted suicide."

A Fortune Teller Told Matthew McConaughey To Do 'How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days'

A fortune teller may be the reason How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days was such a success.

Matthew McConaughey told Vanity Fair in an interview published Thursday (February 2nd) that a "fortune teller guru" on Sunset Boulevard told him to take the role of Benjamin Barry in the 2003 romantic comedy.

The actor recalled, "He immediately goes, 'There's a movie you're considering right now. It's a romantic comedy. You have to do this or it will be one of the biggest regrets of your life. It is going to be a blast, it is going to be an incredible experience and it is going to make a bunch of money.' "

Celebrity Gossip: Jane Fonda, Mark Wahlberg, Matt Lauer + More!

JANE FONDA REVEALS SEVERITY OF EATING DISORDER: Jane Fonda's eating disorder was once so severe that she didn't think she'd live to see her thirties. The 85-year-old told the Call Her Daddy podcast, "In my 20s I was starting to be a movie actor. I suffered from bulimia very, very bad. I led a secret life. I was very, very unhappy. I assumed I wouldn't live past 30… I didn't go out. I didn't hardly date 'cause I was unhappy and I had this eating disorder." The 80 for Brady star said she didn't quit until she was in her 40s, adding that Prozac helped her deal with her anxiety.

MATT LAUER REPORTEDLY PLOTTING COMEBACK: Matt Lauer may be plotting his return. Once source told Page Six, "He thinks that he should be able to have a comeback," while Lauer's friends are said to be pushing him to make a move like Megyn Kelly and put himself back in the games on his "own terms." The Today show co-anchor was fired in November 2017 for "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace."

MARK WAHLBERG SUSPECTED FORMER FLING OF JESSICA SIMPSON: Jessica Simpson revealed Wednesday (February 1st) that she once had a secret romance with a major movie star, only to find out he was already taken. Page Six dissected the clues of her blind item, published as the Amazon Original Story, "Movie Star: They Always Say They're Single," and came to the conclusion that the mystery man is probably Mark Wahlberg. Simpson claimed she first met her mystery man at the 2001 VMAs while he was wearing jeans and a T-shirt – the exact outfit Wahlberg wore to the event that year.

VANESSA HUDGENS ENGAGED: Vanessa Hudgens is engaged to Cole Tucker. TMZ Sports reported Thursday (February 2nd) that the Colorado Rockies player popped the question some time at the end of 2022.

HEATHER RAE AND TAREK EL MOUSSA WELCOME SON: It's a boy for Heather Rae El Moussa and Tarek El Moussa. The proud papa announced the news on Instagram Thursday (February 2nd) alongside the little one's first photo, writing, "Our baby boy is here 1.31.23. Mama & baby are happy, healthy, tired but doing well. Our hearts are so happy. "

Industry News: Titanic, Ant-Man, Night Court + More!

JACK SHOULD HAVE SURVIVED THE TITANIC: Rose probably could have saved Jack at the end of Titanic if she'd only given him her life jacket. The film's director, James Cameron, teamed up with National Geographic to test four scenarios to see if the film's protagonist really could have survived after the ship sank. Titanic: 25 Years Later With James Cameron will air Sunday at 9pm on National Geographic.

'NIGHT COURT' RENEWED FOR SEASON 2: NBC has renewed Night Court for a second season. Deadline reports that the revival tallied the most viewers for any comedy premiere since The Conners debuted on ABC in 2018. It was NBC's best comedy premiere since Will & Grace in 2017.

RAY WOOD JR. TO PERFORM AT WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS' DINNER: Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr. will be the entertainer at the 2023 White House Correspondents' Dinner. The White House Correspondents' Association announced his participation in the April 29th event on Thursday (February 2nd).

SCOTT LANG BIOGRAPHY IS REAL: Although Scott Lang may be fictional, his autobiography is not. Marvel announced Thursday (February 2nd) that that Ant-Man's memoir, "Look Out For The Little Guy," will be available for purchase from Amazon. The announcement was mad by Ant Man and The Wasp: Quantomania star Paul Rudd in a clip posted to the Marvel Studio's social media accounts.

Keanu Reeves Seeking Restraining Order Against Man Who Thinks They're Related

Keanu Reeves is seeking an order of protection against a 38-year-old man who has been harassing him and his partner, Alexandra Grant, for months.

TMZ reports that the Matrix star's lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, filed for the restraining order against Bryan Dixon Tuesday (January 31st).

According to legal documents, Dixon trespassed six times from November through January, including an incident where he left behind a backpack containing a DNA kit he intended to use to prove that he and Reeves are related.

Olivia Wilde And Jason Sudekis Are Still Working Out Custory Issues

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis are still trying to work out their child custody issues.

Sources tell TMZ that the Ted Lasso star's lawyer, Bill Beslow is attempting to have the remaining issues resolved by a New York judge when a previous ruling stated that all custody issues would be resolved in Los Angeles.

According to the insider, Sudeikis does not want child support from Wilde and is willing to pay her a "reasonable amount" as long as the decision is made either by a New York judge or between the two of them. The Don't Worry Darling director, however, wants things settled in California.

A hearing is set in New York for February 15th.

Alyssa Milano Apologizes For 'Bullying' Britney Spears

Alyssa Milano has apologized for "bullying" Britney Spears.

A rep for the actress told TMZ that Milano reached out to the "Toxic" singer privately Wednesday (February 1st) to apologize for her December tweet asking "someone" to "please go check on Britney Spears."

Spears had respond to the tweet on Instagram Tuesday (January 31st), writing, "It saddens me to see things about me from people who don't know me !!! This definitely feels like a form of bullying !!! Ladies, we are supposed to be rooting for one another not pulling one another down !!!"

Gillian Anderson Wants You To Send Her Letters About Your Sex Life

Gillian Anderson is working on a "generation-defining book' about sex.

The Sex Education star made a plea to her followers on Twitter to sent her anonymous letters about their "personal desires" at deargillian.com.

She said in the clip, "As women, we know that sex is about more than just sex. And yet so many of us don't talk about it. Our deepest, most intimate fears and fantasies remain locked away inside of us, until someone comes along with the key."

The finished product will be published by Bloomsbury Books.

Celebrity Gossip: Paul Rudd, Pete Davidson, Ben Stiller + More!

PAUL RUDD'S BEAUTY SECRET IS SLEEP: If you want to age as well as Paul Rudd, you need to get your eight hours per night. He told Men's Health that "sleep" is his secret. "Then diet. Then weights. Then cardio. People ask me, ‘Can you send me your meal plan? How many times a week do you work out? Do you drink? Do you eat carbs? Do you have a cheat day?' The most important part of training is sleep."

PETE DAVIDSON SHOWS OFF NEW LOOK AT KNICKS GAME: Pete Davidson has switched up his look. The Saturday Night Live alum showed off his new shaved head while sitting courtside between Jon Stewart and Hasan Minhaj at the New York Knicks game Tuesday (January 31st) night.

BEN STILLER AND HIS WIFE STARTED OUT AS EACH OTHER'S REBOUNDS: Ben Stiller and his wife Christine Taylor started off as each other's rebounds. Taylor admitted on Monday's (January 30th) episode of her Hey Dude … The ‘90s Called podcast, "We were both each other's I would say like, sort of rebound relationship a little bit." Stiller added, "We weren't taking it seriously." The couple met on the set of the 1999 TV pilot Heat Vision and Jack and married in 2000, after just one year of dating.

MILA KUNIS TOLD ASHTON KUTCHER TO DO 'THAT 90s SHOW': Ashton Kutcher had no choice but to appear in That ‘90s Show. He told Esquire that when it came to reprising the role of Kelso in the Netflix spinoff, his wife and former co-star Mila Kunis told him, "You know, we owe our entire careers to this show. It doesn't matter what the script is, we're doing it."

FINN WOLFHARD IS PROUD OF NOAH SCHNAPP: Finn Wolfhard is proud of his Stranger Things co-star Noah Schnapp, for coming out publicly as gay in a TikTok video last month. He told GQ Magazine, "When I saw it, I just had a big smile on my face. I was just really proud of him."

Industry News: The Blacklist, The Resident, Emma Thompson + More!

'THE BLACKLIST' TO END WITH SEASON 10: Variety reports that The Blacklist will conclude after its upcoming 10th season at NBC. The final season premieres February 26th.

UZO ADUBA JOINS SHONDALAND SERIES AT NETFLIX: Uzo Aduba is set to star in the upcoming Shondaland series The Resident at Netflix. According to Variety, the Orange Is The New Black alum will star in the comedic murder mystery inspired by Kate Anderson Brower's book, "The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House."

EMMA THOMPSON TO STAR IN 'THE FISHERWOMAN': Emma Thompson will star in Brian Kirk's upcoming action thriller, The Fisherwoman. Variety revealed exclusively that the Matilda star will play a widowed fisherman who interrupts the kidnapping of a teenager during a Minnesotan blizzard.

'PENNYWORTH' CANCELED AT HBO: Pennyworth has been canceled after three seasons at HBO Max. The DC origin series about Batman's butler ran from October 2022 through the end of November.

Rupert Grint Admits His Role In 'Harry Potter' Felt 'Suffocating'

Rupert Grint is getting real about his time in the Harry Potter franchise. Having played Ron Weasley for 10 years between 2001 and 2011, Grint told Bustle that the part sometimes felt "suffocating."

"Potter was so full on — filming all year, then we'd promote the rest of the time. It was quite suffocating," he told the outlet. "I wanted a break, to reflect on everything… It was an out-of-body experience for a while, but I think we finished at the right time. If we continued, it could've gone downhill."

Grint added that he even had trouble distinguishing himself from his character at times. "I was feeling the difficulty of being seen, being overshadowed," he said. "In the movies, we merged into one. By the end of it, I was playing myself. The lines were blurred."

Pamela Anderson, Tommy Lee, Jessica Biel + More!

PAMELA ANDERSON DIDN'T KNOW TOMMY LEE'S LAST NAME WHEN THEY GOT MARRIED: Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee eloped in Mexico in 1995, after just a few days of knowing each other—and it shows in Anderson's new memoir titled Love, Pamela. "On the flight home, I asked him what our last name was, and he said, ‘Lee,'" she writes. "I said, ‘Oh, I thought it was Tommy Lee … something. Jones?'" She added that she also asked him "where he lived." He replied, "Malibu Road." While getting married in this way was "definitely out of character" for the Baywatch actress, she writes that she was "genuinely happy" and "lost in a sea of love."

JESSICA BIEL CELEBRATES JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE ON HIS BIRTHDAY: Jessica Biel took to Instagram on Tuesday (January 31st) to honor her husband, Justin Timberlake, on his birthday. "Happy birthday to the person who challenges and inspires me every day. The person who keeps me laughing and creating and risking it all. The person who makes the ordinary extraordinary. You know who you are. I love you," she wrote, alongside photos of the couple having fun on a boat.

KERRY WASHINGTON ANNOUNCES FORTHCOMING MEMOIR: Scandal star Kerry Washington wrote a memoir titled Thicker Than Water, and it will be hitting shelves on September 26th. According to Entertainment Tonight, the book will give "an intimate view into both Washington's public and private worlds -- as an artist, an advocate, an entrepreneur, a mother, a daughter, a wife, a Black woman." Washington shared the news via Instagram on Tuesday (January 31st), which was also her birthday!

JOSH DUHAMEL DEFENDS KATERINE HEIGL OVER ‘BAD RAP' RUMORS: Josh Duhamel is supporting his Life As We Know It costar, Katherine Heigl. According to Entertainment Tonight, the Grey's Anatomy star has been rumored to be "difficult" to work with, ever since she withdrew her name from Emmy consideration in 2008. "Katy Heigl gets a bad rap, but she's awesome," Duhamel said on Monday's (January 30th) episode of the Chicks in the Office podcast. He added, "She probably said some things that she probably wishes she could've taken back but my experience, on and off screen with her, was awesome."

JINGER DUGGAR COMMENTS ON JOSH DUGGAR'S CONVICTION: Jinger Duggar appeared on Tuesday's (January 31st) episode of Tamron Hall and shared that she hasn't spoken to her brother, Josh Duggar, "in years." Josh was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for the possession of child pornography in May of 2022. "I just would pray that he would be truly broken over what he has done. So I just pray for the victims and their families," Jinger said. "Your heart has to be changed from the inside out and only Jesus can truly change that." She added, "That's not something I saw in my brother. He's not truly changed. So until God does that, it's only what God can do."

Andrea Riseborough, James Gunn, Peter Safran + More!

ACADEMY SAYS ANDREA RISEBOROUGH CAN KEEP OSCAR NOMINATION: Deadline reports that on Tuesday (January 31st), the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that they will not be revoking Andrea Riseborough's Best Actress nomination for her role in To Leslie. Academy CEO Bill Kramer said in a statement, "The Academy has determined the activity in question does not rise to the level that the film's nomination should be rescinded." Riseborough's costar in the movie, Marc Maron, commented on the situation on his WTF podcast recently. "Apparently, the Academy of Motion Picture Sciences or whatever the f—ck it is has decided to investigate Andrea Riseborough's grassroots campaign to get her the Oscar nomination, because I guess it so threatens their system to where they're completely bought out by corporate interests in the form of studios." Christina Ricci also slammed the academy on social media last week. "Seems hilarious that the ‘surprise nomination' (meaning tons of money wasn't spent to position this actress) of a legitimately brilliant performance is being met with an investigation. So it's only the films and actors that can afford the campaigns that deserve recognition? Feels elitist and exclusive and frankly very backward to me," she wrote.

‘THE BATMAN PART II' GETS RELEASE DATE: According to Variety, The Batman Part II is scheduled to hit theaters on October 3rd, 2025. James Gunn and Peter Safran confirmed the news during a press conference Monday (January 30th). As for Batgirl, which Warner Bros. shelved last year, Safran said the movie was "not releasable." He commented, "I saw the movie, and there are a lot of incredibly talented people in front of and behind the camera in that film. But that was not releasable. It happens sometimes." Safran added that the film "would have hurt DC."

VIOLA DAVIS TO STAR IN ‘WALLER' SPINOFF SERIES: Deadline reports that James Gunn and Peter Safran also announced on Monday (January 30th) that there will be a Peacemaker spinoff titled Waller. The series will center on the character Amanda Waller, played by Viola Davis. "Very exciting news. Can't wait to tackle ‘The Wall'. Let's go @jamesgunn #PeterSafran @hbomax #Waller," Davis wrote on Instagram Tuesday (January 31st).

WILL SMITH AND MARTIN LAWRENCE CONFIRM ‘BAD BOYS 4:' Will Smith shared a video to Instagram Tuesday (January 31st), during which he drives to Martin Lawrence's house. "Yo, I've got an announcement," Smith says in the video. "I wish I was you, not knowing what I'm about to show me." Together the pair excitedly announce that there will be a Bad Boys 4. "It's about that time!" Lawrence says.

Alec Baldwin Is Formally Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

Santa Fe County District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies formally filed charges against Alec Baldwin and Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed on Tuesday (January 31st). Both were charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter over the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in 2021.

In the filing, the statement of probable cause reads: "On the day of the shooting alone, evidence shows that no less than a dozen acts, or omissions of recklessness, occurred in the short time prior to lunch and the time of the shooting, and this does not include the reckless handling of the firearm by Baldwin." As a producer on the film, Baldwin "directly contributed and/or failed to mitigate numerous reckless and dangerous actions during a very short time period."

Special Investigator Robert Shilling of the Santa Fe D.A.'s office writes, "This reckless deviation from known standards and practice and protocol directly caused the fatal shooting."

He added, "Baldwin acted with willful disregard of the safety of others and in a manner which endangered other people, specifically Hutchins and Joel Souza. Baldwin clearly should have known of the danger of his actions which led to the death of Hutchins."

Ashton Kutcher Says He Was 'F--king Pissed' When Demi Moore's Memoir Came Out

Ashton Kutcher wasn't happy when his ex-wife Demi Moore published her 2019 memoir Inside Out. In fact, the Butterfly Effect actor told Esquire in a new cover story that he was "f—king pissed" when it came out.

"I'd finally gotten to a place where the press had really laid off me and wife Mila Kunis, and my life and my family. And then the next day, the paparazzi are at my kids' school," Kutcher said.

Kutcher and Moore were married from 2005 to 2013, and one of the claims in the Ghost actress' book is that he cheated on her.

In his interview with Esquire, Kutcher said, "I don't want to open anything up in that realm." The That ‘70s Show star added, "Nothing makes you feel like a failure like divorce. Divorce feels like a wholesale f—ing failure. You failed at marriage."

Austin Butler Had An 'Immediate' Connection With Lisa Marie Presley

Austin Butler spoke with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show Monday (January 30th) about his "immediate" connection with the late Lisa Marie Presley. The pair first met when they held a screening of Elvis at Graceland.

"I've never had an experience where I met somebody and felt an immediate depth of relationship to them," he said. "She was a person who didn't really have anything to prove and wouldn't open up to everybody, and she just opened up to me."

Recalling the moment that Lisa Marie took him to see Elvis' bedroom, he said he "gets goosebumps" thinking about it. "That was after we screened the film and the bedroom, you know, his bedroom is a place that most people never get to see. And she said, 'I want to show you something.' And she took me up there we just sat in his bedroom. And up there, he's not Elvis, he was just dad, you know?"

He added that the loss of Lisa Marie is "just devastating."

Stars Celebrate Oprah Winfrey's 69th Birthday

Over the weekend, stars such as Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, and Oprah Winfrey all attended Anastasia Soare's 25th anniversary party for her beauty brand, Anastasia Beverly Hills. Since Oprah's 69th birthday took place on Sunday (January 29th), the iconic talk show host was presented with a two-tiered birthday cake at the event.

Kardashian shared snapshots of Oprah smiling beside the cake to her Instagram stories on Sunday (January 29th). "Happy Birthday @oprah," she wrote. "Sharon Stone said it best last night toasting you that you mean the world to the world! Happy birthday!"

Lopez took to Instagram on Sunday (January 29th) to share photos from the event as well. Priyanka Chopra, who also attended the party, wrote in her Instagram stories, "Happiest birthday beautiful icon! You are joy! Truly."

Oprah's best friend, Gayle King, honored her on Instagram Sunday (January 29th) as well, writing, "It's a big day for all of us who love @oprah ! Happy everything to the girl who lives her best life everyday & does what she can to help everybody else do the same …"

Jay Leno Faces Backlash For Joke About Jeremy Renner

Jay Leno is in hot water for a joke he made on Twitter Friday (January 27th) about The Avengers star Jeremy Renner. The late-night talk show host broke multiple bones in a motorcycle accident on January 17th, just months after he suffered third-degree burns in a garage fire.

"I was riding my motorcycle up in Lake Tahoe and I came around the corner and bam, I crashed into Jeremy Renner's snowplow," Leno tweeted, referencing the snowplow accident that left Renner with more than 30 broken bones. Leno himself is suffering from a broken collarbone, two broken ribs, and two cracked kneecaps.

"How is that funny," on person responded. "Not funny. Renner broke 30 bones in the process of saving his nephew's life. Respect to the guy. Pure guts," another wrote.

However, some fans chimed in to support Leno. "Please school the veteran comedian who just had a serious accident, but can joke about his incident on what's funny," one person commented.

Pamela Anderson's Son Wishes She 'Made The Money' From Stolen Sex Tape

In Pamela Anderson's Netflix documentary, Pamela: A Love Story, set to be released on Tuesday (January 31st), Anderson's son, Brandon Thomas Lee, opens up about how his parents' stolen sex tape affected their lives.

"I wish she would have made the money," Brandon reportedly says. "She would have made millions of dollars if she had just signed the paper."

He continues, commenting on how the sex tape altered the course of his mother's career. "Instead she sat back with nothing and watched her career fizzle into thin air. She was in debt most of her life," he says.

"When I was a kid, I always thought that everyone knew things about me and my family that they really shouldn't have known, and everyone had this dirty little secret about my family," he added.

In the documentary, Anderson says she never would have "monetized" on the stolen tape.

Gap Commemorates Stephen 'tWitch' Boss With New Campaign

Before Stephen "tWitch" Boss passed away last year, the Ellen DeGeneres Show star posed for an ad campaign promoting a collaboration between Gap and The Brooklyn Circus. On Monday (January 30th), his wife, Allison Holker Boss, said in a statement, "We pay tribute to Stephen's life by sharing these images in homage to the joy and light he brought to everyone around him."

A press release for the campaign reads, "The Brooklyn Circus and Gap share in the heartbreaking loss of beloved icon Stephen ‘tWitch' Boss, who was a longtime supporter of the BKc community, founder and creative director Ouigi's work and a core part of this campaign thanks to his personal friendship with Ouigi Theodore."

Allison added, "When Stephen and I first saw his images from the campaign, it brought tears to our eyes. He was so moved by how they captured his true essence, and he was excited for the world to see them."

Gap also announced that it will also be donating to Vibrant Emotional Health in Boss' honor. The organization offers free emotional support to those in need.

Rickey Smiley, Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas + More!

RICKEY SMILEY'S SON BRANDON PASSES AWAY AT 32: Comedian Rickey Smiley took to Instagram on Sunday (January 29th) to share the devastating news that his son, Brandon Smiley, died at the age of 32. "I'm on the way to the airport to get to Birmingham. I just want everybody to pray for me, pray for our family. My son, Brandon Smiley, has passed away this morning," he said in a video. "My granddaddy went through this s¬—t with my dad and somehow, here I am going through the same thing my grandparents went through. So just pray for our family." Brandon's cause of death has not yet been revealed.

PRIYANKA CHOPRA AND NICK JONAS BRING BABY MALTI MARIE TO FIRST PUBLIC EVENT: On Monday (January 30th), Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra's daughter, Malti Marie, attended her first public event at the Jonas Brothers Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony. The singer paused in the middle of his acceptance speech and said, "Hi baby," before adding, "I can't wait to come here with you in 15 years and embarrass you in front of your friends." Chopra and Jonas celebrated Malti's first birthday earlier this month.

TIM ALLEN COMMENTS ON PAMELA ANDERSON'S ALLEGATIONS: The Daily Mail caught up with Tim Allen at a Starbucks recently and asked him about Pamela Anderson alleging that he flashed his penis at her on the set of Home Improvement in 1991. "She was a great co-worker, I'll tell you that. She's a fun girl," he told the outlet. "Everybody loved her, but everybody at ABC is a little disappointed in her memory, put it that way. All of us at Disney/ABC, really." He added, "She's a good girl."

ABIGAIL BRESLIN MARRIES IRA KUNYANSKY: Little Miss Sunshine actress Abigail Breslin announced on Instagram Sunday (January 29th) that she and her longtime partner, Ira Kunyansky, tied the knot. "ya girl got married y'all," she captioned a photo showing off her wedding ring and band. She also shared a photo of the pair dancing at their wedding reception. "01.28.23 … married my bestest friend. @richruski," she wrote.

Cindy Williams, Lisa Loring, Eddie Murphy + More!

CINDY WILLIAMS DIES AT 75: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Laverne & Shirley star Cindy Williams died in Los Angeles Wednesday (January 25th) following a brief illness. She was 75 years old. Her children, Zak and Emily Hudson, released a statement on Monday (January 30th): "The passing of our kind, hilarious mother, Cindy Williams, has brought us insurmountable sadness that could never truly be expressed. Knowing and loving her has been our joy and privilege. She was one of a kind, beautiful, generous and possessed a brilliant sense of humor and a glittering spirit that everyone loved." Williams starred in films such as Travels With My Aunt, American Graffiti, and The Conversation. She is most known for her role on Laverne & Shirley, which debuted on January 26th, 1976, and was the highest rated series for the 1977-78 and 1978-79 seasons.

LISA LORING DIES AT 64: Entertainment Tonight reports that Lisa Loring, the actress who played Wednesday Addams in the original Addams Family TV show, has passed away at the age of 64. Loring's daughter, Vanessa Foumberg, shared that her mother died of a stroke on Saturday (January 28th). "She went peacefully with both her daughters holding her hands," Foumberg said. Loring's friend, Laurie Jacobson, wrote on Facebook that she is "embedded in the tapestry that is pop culture and in our hearts always as Wednesday Addams."

EDDIE MURPHY SAYS HE WOULD REPRISE DONKEY ROLE FROM ‘SHREK' IN ‘TWO SECONDS:' Eddie Murphy would be more than happy to play Donkey again in another Shrek movie. The Nutty Professor actor told Etalk recently, "I'd absolutely be open if they ever came with another Shrek, I'd do it in two seconds. I love Donkey. You know, they did Puss in Boots movies...I was like, 'They should have done a Donkey movie. Donkey is funnier than Puss in Boots.' I mean, I love Puss in Boots, but he ain't funny as the Donkey."

CHECK OUT THE TRAILER FOR ‘MURDER MYSTERY 2:' According to Variety, Netflix dropped the trailer for Murder Mystery 2, starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, on Monday (January 30th). This time around, the couple is invited to a wedding on a private island when their friend, the Maharaja, is kidnapped. The movie is set to hit the streaming platform on March 31st.

Tyler Perry And Other Stars React To The Death Of Tyre Nichols

Over the weekend, celebrities took to Instagram to react to the horrific video footage from Tyre Nichols' arrest in Memphis, Tennessee, earlier this month. Body camera and surveillance footage released on Friday (January 27th) showed five officers beating Nichols as he says, among other things, "I'm just trying to get home." Nichols was hospitalized following the arrest and died three days later.

Madea's Family Reunion creator Tyler Perry shared a photo of Nichols in front of the ocean and wrote, "I said for my own peace of mind, for the sake of my own sanity, for my hope for what's left of the human race, I would not watch the awful murder of another black man."

Sharing that it "wasn't possible," Perry added, "So today I will cry, I will be depressed, I will curse, I will be outraged, I will want to burn some shit up, I will be in agony, I will let my heart break for his family, I will moan with his tenor harmony from my own experience that is every black man that's ever called for the safety of the arms of mamma, I will inaudibly scream."

Viola Davis and Niecy Nash also posted to Instagram in response to Nichols' death, sharing a black square with, "I'm just trying to get home," in a white font.

Michael B. Jordan Jokes About His Breakup With Lori Harvey On 'Saturday Night Live'

During his opening monologue on Saturday Night Live over the weekend, Michael B. Jordan addressed his breakup with Lori Harvey in June last year. The Black Panther star highlighted his directorial debut in filming Creed III and then said, "Right after that, I went through my very first public breakup."

Jordan continued, "Most people after a breakup are like, 'I'm going to get in better shape.' But I was already in Creed shape! So I had to be like, 'All right, I guess I'll learn a new language.'"

"Anyway, estoy en Raya," he added, revealing that he's currently on the celebrity dating app Raya. This comes just weeks after the news broke that Harvey is dating British actor Damson Idris.