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Amy Schumer gave out her phone number. We tried getting in touch

Amy Schumer gave out her phone number. We tried getting in touch

Amy Schumer said she wanted more “personal experience” with the people who like her. Fellow comedian Whitney Cummings was looking to “respond as fast as I can” to her fans. So both comedians gave out their “phone numbers” on Instagram. It’s not actually their main cell phone number, but a separate number they’ve purchased (or…MORE

BTS supporters upset by Grammy shutout

BTS supporters upset by Grammy shutout

BTS did not receive a single Grammy nomination on Wednesday and fans of the popular K-pop group are feeling some way about it. Immediately the BTS “ARMY” (the name given to their fan base) erupted into a fury on social media, with supporters saying the South Korean boy band was robbed. Singer Halsey, who has…MORE

Lil Nas X, not Taylor Swift? New artists dominate Grammy noms

Lil Nas X, not Taylor Swift? New artists dominate Grammy noms

The Grammys are by nature built to cause arguments among music lovers. Honestly, some people still aren’t over Herbie Hancock besting Amy Winehouse for album of the year back in 2008 (he took home the trophy for “River: The Joni Letters,” his album of Joni Mitchell interpretations.) Look for the Swifties to be in an…MORE

Nipsey Hussle scores 3 posthumous Grammy nominations

Nipsey Hussle scores 3 posthumous Grammy nominations

Nipsey Hussle is among the artists nominated for Grammy awards. The late rapper scored three posthumous nods, including best rap performance for “Racks in the Middle,” best rap/sung performance for “Higher,” a collaboration with DJ Khaled and John Legend, and best rap song for “Racks in the Middle.” Hussle was 33 when he was fatally…MORE

‘Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator’ adds another twist to #MeToo movement

‘Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator’ adds another twist to #MeToo movement

“Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator” is another story about a wealthy and famous man allegedly becoming a sexual predator, but it’s also a look inside an organization he founded where the devotion can only be described as cultish. As such, it’s an especially effective look at how such abuses have been allowed to fester, exploiting protective…MORE

Mandy Moore announces first tour in more than a decade

Mandy Moore announces first tour in more than a decade

Mandy Moore is hitting the road again as a singer. The “This Is Us” star announced Tuesday that she will be launching a North American concert tour in March in Pittsburgh. The tour will end in Denver in May. “It’s been over a decade since I’ve hit the road but I am thrilled to put…MORE

Grammy nominees revealed

Grammy nominees revealed

The nominations for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday. Lizzo led among nominees with eight nods. Alicia Keys is set to host the ceremony and was on hand to announce some of the nominations on “CBS This Morning.” She was joined by singer Bebe Rexha and CBS’s Gayle King. Here’s a list of…MORE

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

A Hollywood studio executive once suggested that Julia Roberts should play iconic African-American activist Harriet Tubman in a biopic. In a recent Q&A, screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard opened up about the 26-year journey to getting the “Harriet” biopic to the big screen. At the time the effort started, he said, Hollywood was not the same.…MORE

Why Jerry Seinfeld compares his daughter to a baby alligator

Why Jerry Seinfeld compares his daughter to a baby alligator

Jerry Seinfeld is the guest for the newest episode of Spotify’s “Amy Schumer Presents: 3 Girls, 1 Keith,” where he compared his daughter Sacha to a baby alligator. The comedian also discussed his early days in comedy, why sitcoms today are so bad, and the funniest thing a comedian can wear. But first, that alligator…MORE