• Tale of millennial angst scoops Tony Awards
Tale of millennial angst scoops Tony Awards

First-time Tonys host Kevin Spacey kicked off the show with a medley of songs referencing his self-doubt about successfully hosting the annual awards show compared to past hosts Neil Patrick Harris, James Corden and Hugh Jackman. LOS ANGELES Some six million Americans watched the Tony Awards on television on Sunday, down sharply from last year'...

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  • Just Dance 2018 Officially Announced; Four New Songs Confirmed
Just Dance 2018 Officially Announced; Four New Songs Confirmed

Jamiroquai's "Automaton", Hyuna's "Bubble Pop", and Bebe Rexha's "The Way I Are" were shown off with Bebe singing her song live on-stage and revealing crucial information about the game. Some people seemed surprise, but with Just Dance being popular party-style games and numerous more casual gamers sticking to older consoles, they certainly know ...

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  • Tony Awards: Bette Midler's Hilarious Speech and 10 More Memorable Moments
Tony Awards: Bette Midler's Hilarious Speech and 10 More Memorable Moments

It was clearly Evan Hansen's night. But the ultimate insider was first-time host Kevin Spacey , who danced, joked and sang his way through the telecast easily. TWO PRESIDENTS: Host Kevin Spacey managed to portray two US leaders in one telecast — former president Bill Clinton and Frank Underwood, the fictional president he plays on Netflix's poli...

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  • Bette Midler Defies Play-Off Music in Tony Acceptance Speech
Bette Midler Defies Play-Off Music in Tony Acceptance Speech

Broadway musical " Dear Evan Hansen " dominated the 71st annual Tony Awards Sunday alongside other top winners " Hello, Dolly! " and " Oslo ". In his acceptance speech last night, Platt summed up the importance of the musical, his role and the larger conversation Dear Evan Hansen has created around mental health in a very quotable few words: "D...

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  • Mass firings at Uber after harassment investigation
Mass firings at Uber after harassment investigation

Per Bloomberg , Perkins Coie attorney Bobbie Wilson addressed Uber's 12,000 employees Tuesday morning with details of their investigation of over 250 sexual harassment claims, and they apparently made a decision to take no action in 100 of them.

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  • Keri Russell and Scott Speedman Gleefully Talk 'Felicity' Reunion
Keri Russell and Scott Speedman Gleefully Talk 'Felicity' Reunion

Speedman and Russell weren't romantically meant to be but almost 20 years later the co-stars remain close friends . Can you become, as that earworm of a theme song asked, "a new version of you", two decades later? No, it is shocking, but when I said that I really meant it.

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  • What was your favorite part of this year's Tony awards?
What was your favorite part of this year's Tony awards?

Josh Groban and the cast of "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" perform at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. " Dear Evan Hansen , ' " Hello, Dolly!' and 'Oslo " are big winners at 2017 Tony Awards 'Dear Evan Hansen " creators Benj Pasek and Justin Paul say the musical nearly had a different storyline ...

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  • Usher explains why he missed the One Love Manchester concert
Usher explains why he missed the One Love Manchester concert

Last week, a press release said Usher would be taking the stage in addition to Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Miley Cyrus , Niall Horan , Katy Perry , Take That and Pharrell Williams . According to reports , Ariana Grande , who headlined the event, sang a medley of her songs, incluing a performance with her boyfriend Mac Miller.

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  • Bette Midler Steals Tonys Show With Epic 'Shut That Crap Off' Speech
Bette Midler Steals Tonys Show With Epic 'Shut That Crap Off' Speech

Platt, in his acceptance speech, addressed young people who might be suffering some of the social anxiety faced by his character, high school senior Evan Hansen. Former "Roseanne" star Metcalf won her first Tony after several nominations, taking best actress in a play for " A Doll's House, Part 2 ", a lively, fast-paced sequel to the Henrik Ibsen...

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  • Panama's feared dictator and ex-US ally Noriega dies
Panama's feared dictator and ex-US ally Noriega dies

He was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering severe brain hemorrhaging during the surgery, his attorney told CNN affiliate TV Panama at the time. He was accused of having links to Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar's notorious Medellin cartel and, in the process, amassing a multimillion-dollar fortune.

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  • Photographic Proof Rachel Bloom Had the Best Time at the Tonys
Photographic Proof Rachel Bloom Had the Best Time at the Tonys

To begin, Spacey took the stage wearing a blue striped polo and cast on his arm a la Ben Platt in Dear Evan Hansen . They have a host of other projects underway so you can expect to see (and hear) a lot more of them. Michael Aronov , a fellow New World graduate, won the Tony Award for best featured actor in a play for his portrayal of a ...

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  • Bette Midler orders Tony Awards orchestra to stop playing during speech
Bette Midler orders Tony Awards orchestra to stop playing during speech

In an excited but charming speech, Platt thanked his parents for being "the best people in the world" and for teaching him that "you have to be a decent human being to be a decent artist". Jones spoke of her many lean years in the business, and thanked her "Nana" for selling her engagement ring so she could come to NY and pursue her dre...

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  • GOP's pursuit of health care overhaul comes with risks
GOP's pursuit of health care overhaul comes with risks

Like Capretta, Chen agrees with the general direction congressional Republicans are taking, if not all the specifics. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and the head of the Finance Committee, which oversees the tax portion of the health care bill, said of the Obamacare taxes that he'd "like to get rid of them all if I can".

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  • Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care
Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care

Under the AHCA, Medicaid expansion in OH would come to an end, which would be a huge hit to the 12.8 percent of adults in Jefferson County who enrolled in Medicaid through this program. These changes include allowing states to request EHB waivers. The Obama-era changes to short-term plans were potentially harmful to people who lost their jobs, ...

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  • Republicans taking big political risk on health care
Republicans taking big political risk on health care

Reports earlier this spring from analysts who follow the company said it was "leaning towards exiting". Still other senators are floating different legislation entirely. But these battles are far more pitched and problematic. Now, the same concerns are emerging as a factor as the Senate takes up the House bill and ponders how to change it.

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  • Delta ends sponsorship over Trump look-alike killing scene
Delta ends sponsorship over Trump look-alike killing scene

According to reports, audiences have been shocked when Caesar is stabbed, but it is mostly conservative commentators who have expressed outrage over the show. The famous Shakespeare play is about a Roman ruler who is assassinated by senators who fear their emperor is becoming a tyrant. Actor Ron Perlman, known for his big screen depiction o...

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  • Bill Cosby's defence rests without calling him to stand
Bill Cosby's defence rests without calling him to stand

Wyatt said on Friday that Camille Cosby continued to support him, despite the accusations of assault from dozens of women. Contsand testified that on the night in question, she went to Cosby's Cheltenham home and he offered her what she thought were herbal supplements.

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  • Everton eye Keane after Lindelof joins United
Everton eye Keane after Lindelof joins United

However, The Sun claim the 24-year-old isn't convinced a move to Old Trafford would be the right step for his career. Wilkins feels European players are too expensive and that Jose Mourinho's side could have signed the England global for a much cheaper fee.

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  • Bill Maher to remain on air after outrage over racial slur
Bill Maher to remain on air after outrage over racial slur

To which Maher responded, "Work in the fields? Senator, I'm a house n****". Sasse wrote on Twitter that he wished he had immediately criticized Maher for using the term. However, a representative for Cube said that the veteran rapper will appear on Maher's show to promote the 25th anniversary edition of his second album, Death Certif...

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  • Forbes crowns Sean 'Diddy' Combs as highest-paid entertainer
Forbes crowns Sean 'Diddy' Combs as highest-paid entertainer

The rapper sat at No. 22 in 2016, so we'd say his entrepreneurial mindset is on point. Beyoncé is in the No. 2 spot: her $105 million payday, resulting from her Formation World Tour and Lemonade release is the second-best haul of her career.

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