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We told you before that a “well-connected Royal source” claimed that all the rumors about a feud between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton “overblown.” Well, just because they aren’t enemies doesn’t necessarily mean they’re friends… which could explain why Meghan and Prince Harry didn’t attend Kate’s birthday party last weekend. According to Daily Mail, Kate and Prince William’s celebrated her 37th birthday at their country home in Norfolk, England on January 6th. Prince George’s and Princess Charlotte’s godmothers were reportedly there, along with some other Middleton family friends, but not Meghan and Harry. Let’s face it – insiders may be saying the feud is being “played up,” but they’re not saying the Royal “Fab Four” doesn’t have their differences. But, of course, we also have to consider the fact that Meghan is pregnant, so that might have something to do with it.

Although it’s been rumored for months, the NFL has finally confirmed Maroon 5 will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl LIII halftime show, featuring special guests Travis Scott and Outkast’s Big Boi, who is from Atlanta, where the Super Bowl is being held. Before the official announcement, Billboard reported Travis only agreed to perform after the NFL made a $500,000 donation to an organization fighting for social justice. Travis later revealed the NFL would be making a donation to Dream Corps, an organization working on things like reducing jail populations and creating career opportunities for communities. He said, “I back anyone who takes a stand for what they believe in. I know being an artist that it’s in my power to inspire. So before confirming the Super Bowl Halftime performance, I made sure to partner with the NFL on this important donation. I am proud to support Dream Corps and the work they do that will hopefully inspire and promote change.” Superbowl LIII is set for Sunday, February 3rd at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

The 2019 Critics Choice Awards were given out last week, and it was all about the ties. On the TV side, Patricia Arquette and Amy Adams tied for Best Actress in a Movie made for TV or Limited Series. Thy decided to give an impromptu joint speech. “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” ended up doing really well. Not only did Darren Criss win the Best Actor in a Movie made for TV or Limited Series for his role as Andrew Cunanan, the show took home the award for the Best Limited Series.
Here’s a look at some of the winners in the TV categories.
Drama series: “The Americans”
Actor, drama series: Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”
Actress, drama series: Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve”
Supporting actor, drama series: Noah Emmerich, “The Americans”
Supporting actress, drama series: Thandie Newton, “Westworld”
Comedy series: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Actor, comedy series: Bill Hader, “Barry”
Actress, comedy series: Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Supporting actor, comedy series: Henry Winkler, “Barry”
Supporting actress, comedy series: Alex Borstein, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Limited series: “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”
TV movie: “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert”
Actor in a TV movie or limited series: Darren Criss, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”
Actress in a TV movie or limited series: TIE: Amy Adams, “Sharp Objects” and Patricia Arquette, “Escape at Dannemora”
Supporting actor in a TV movie or limited series: Ben Whishaw, “A Very English Scandal”
Supporting actress in a TV movie or limited series: Patricia Clarkson, “Sharp Objects”

On the movie side, Lady Gaga did well. She took home two trophies at last night’s Critics Choice Awards. The singer was one of the two actresses to earn Best Actress. Gaga won the award for “A Star Is Born,” tying with Glenn Close, who also won for her won on “The Wife.” Lady Gaga also took home the honor of Best Song for the “A Star Is Born” track “Shallow.” This comes on the heels of her Golden Globes win and her “Bad Romance” video reaching one billion views on YouTube, her first video to reach the milestone. Mahershala Ali and Regina King, who each won Golden Globe awards one week ago, did a repeat performance for their respective work in “Green Book” and “If Beale Street Could Talk.”
Here’s a look at some of the winners in the film categories. For the TV winners.
Film: “Roma”
Actor: Christian Bale, “Vice”
Actress: TIE, Glenn Close, “The Wife” and Lady Gaga, “A Star Is Born”
Supporting actor: Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”
Supporting actress: Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Acting ensemble: “The Favourite”
Director: Alfonso Cuaron, “Roma”
Animated feature: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”
Action movie: “Mission Impossible: Fallout”
Comedy: “Crazy Rich Asians”
Actor, comedy: Christian Bale, “Vice”
Actress, comedy: Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”
Sci-fi or horror: “A Quiet Place”
Source: Critics Choice Awards

Meghan Trainer and “Spy Kids” star Daryl Sabara, who married December 22, are on their honeymoon in Bora Bora, and they’re sharing photos from the getaway on social media. But it seems they are not alone. On Instagram, Meghan explained that their families are on the trip with them, writing, “Best honeymoon/familymoon ever.” Is is the new trend? When do they get alone time?


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Basketball got real dangerous real fast for “If Beale Street Could Talk” actress Regina King. She was watching the Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, when Joel Embiid, a 7-foot, 250-pound player, leaped over her head to stop a ball from going out of bounds. Watching it unfold in slow-motion, you…

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We’ve been telling you that Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have renewed their friendship, that their past is now behind them, especially because Brad supposedly “asked for Jen’s forgiveness a long time ago.” Now, we know what that was about. According to Us Weekly, Brad regrets the way he handled the divorce, which at the…

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Now that Jussie Smollett has spoken his truth on Good Morning America, Chicago police have confirmed that they’re talking to two persons of interest in connection with the alleged attack on the “Empire” star. But from what we hear, \ police are looking into whether he and the two men staged the attack because of…

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Here’s some bad news for “This Is Us” fans. The show may be ending sooner than you think. In a new interview, showrunners Isaak Aptaker and Dan Fogelman imply that “This Is Us” could end after its sixth season. It just wasn’t meant to go on and on “endlessly,” since Fogelman says that they’ve kept…