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"Jackie Hoffman caught screaming 'damn it!" while losing Emmy to Laura Dern
- September 18, 2017

The actress, 50, took home the golden statue for her role in HBO's summer smash Big Little Lies . She then trolled Dern on Twitter, writing, " Laura Dern had famous parents". She added: 'I hear that Laura Dern runs a child porn ring'. So, was she seriously upset? Still. Laura Dern might want to watch her back at the Emmys afterparties. (more...)
Sterling K. Brown Emmys speech cut short after historic win Sterling K. Brown Emmys speech cut short after historic win
- September 18, 2017

Brown , and Milo wanted to give his vote to him! The only problem? The orchestra rudely played him off way too quickly, marring one of the great moments of a mostly predictable telecast. Braugher, whether it is at Stanford University or on this Emmy stage, it is my supreme honor to follow in your footsteps". Brown took home a supporting-actor trophy previous year for his breakout role in Ryan Murphy's The People v O.J. (more...)
#DCPublicSchools Trending on Twitter After Dave Chappelle, John Oliver Joke at Emmys #DCPublicSchools Trending on Twitter After Dave Chappelle, John Oliver Joke at Emmys
- September 18, 2017

Public Schools just to get it trending on Twitter for no reason", he said, in reference to Chappelle's remarks-and when Oliver issues a command like this, it usually happens pretty quickly. Even the official D.C. Public Schools account joined in on the joke. Other commenters took Chappelle and Oliver's name-drop a step further, calling on Emmys viewers to take action to support the school system, instead of just tweeting about it. (more...)
Georgia Power warns of potential Irma scams Georgia Power warns of potential Irma scams
- September 18, 2017

After one day of restoration, FPL had returned power to 40 percent of the more than 5 million customers who lost it, compared to 4 percent restoration in the same period after Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Outage Map - Housed within the Outage & Storm Center, Georgia Power's interactive Outage Map provides near real-time information, allowing users to see where outages are occurring across the state and track estimated restoration times. (more...)
Donald Glover Just Made History At The Emmys Donald Glover Just Made History At The Emmys
- September 18, 2017

While the nominations and subsequent wins mark great strides for the breakout series, set to begin filming for its second season at the start of 2018, Glover has also made history as the first Black director wo ever win in the category of Outstanding Directing in A Comedy eies. (more...)
Veep Is Once Again Elected Outstanding Comedy Series At The 2017 Emmys! Veep Is Once Again Elected Outstanding Comedy Series At The 2017 Emmys!
- September 18, 2017

Overall, it fills her trophy case with eight acting wins, bolstered by her 1996 Supporting Emmy for Seinfeld . The actress broke the record for most Emmys won by a performer for the same show when she earned best actress in a comedy series for " Veep " Sunday night. (more...)
Emotional body slam: Fans mourn loss of wrestling legend Bobby Heenan Emotional body slam: Fans mourn loss of wrestling legend Bobby Heenan
- September 18, 2017

WWE had not acknowledged Heenan's passing as of 7 p.m. Heenan had been out of the limelight in recent years as he had his jaw removed due to throat cancer. The wrestling world would not be and is not now the same without him. Almost every member of the group challenged Hogan for his WWF Championship at some point, and Heenan was always there to both advise his clients and draw the ire of the Hulkamaniacs in the crowd. (more...)
Reese Witherspoon Wears Stella McCartney at the 2017 Emmys
- September 18, 2017

No, our Nic wasn't pulling focus with her unusual clapping technique - rather, it was a surprisingly intimate moment she shared with her Big Little Lies co-star Alexander Skarsgard . In the drama categories Netflix's Stranger Things is the front runner for outstanding drama series; Sterling K Brown is the top pick for lead actor for This is Us; and Elisabeth Moss is favourite for lead actress for The Handmaid's Tale . (more...)
Lena Waithe, Aziz Ansari Earn Comedy Writing Emmy And A Standing Ovation Lena Waithe, Aziz Ansari Earn Comedy Writing Emmy And A Standing Ovation
- September 18, 2017

Praised for its empathy and attention to detail , the episode followed Waithe's character Denise and Ansari's character Dev over a decade of Thanksgiving dinners with Denise's mother (Angela Bassett). People in the audience were crying, and I loved when Waithe shouted out the LGBTQIA+ community, saying that the world is better because we are in it. (more...)
Shailene Woodley on the Emmys red carpet Shailene Woodley on the Emmys red carpet
- September 18, 2017

Woodley's lack of a television shouldn't come as a huge surprise, as she's said in the past that she's not a "big technology person". She went on to explain that she chooses being a bookworm over binge-watching. Read a sampling of Twitter reactions to Woodley's comment below. People began making jokes about Woodley's fondness for nature and holistic products or remedies. (more...)
Alec Baldwin Earns Supporting Actor Emmy For His Trump Impression On Alec Baldwin Earns Supporting Actor Emmy For His Trump Impression On "SNL"
- September 18, 2017

Amityville-born and Massapequa-raised Baldwin started out his acceptance speech night by ribbing Donald Trump , saying the president finally has his Emmy. When you die, he said, you do not remember a bill passed by Congress, or a Supreme Court decision. "You remember a song, a line from a movie, a play, a book, a painting, a poem", he explained. (more...)
'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' Wins Toronto Film Festival Audience Award 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' Wins Toronto Film Festival Audience Award
- September 18, 2017

Frances McDormand plays a grieving mother frustrated with the police's lack of progress in finding her daughter's killer. Also starring Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell, the film has already received significant Oscar buzz since its North American premiere at TIFF. (more...)
Formula One Might Return to India Soon
- September 18, 2017

Despite Hamilton's strong form in the second half of the season - winning in Belgium and Italy respectively - Mercedes remain fearful of the more reliable Ferrari engine's history in the Far East, seeing his rival Sebastian Vettel re-taking the lead this weekend. (more...)
Stormzy set to join The X Factor at Judges' Houses! Stormzy set to join The X Factor at Judges' Houses!
- September 18, 2017

Although nothing has been confirmed, there are more rumours with Cheryl joining Simon Cowell , while Louis Walsh and Sharon Osbourne's guests are still unknown. Scherzinger told her: "I love it, it was so transparent". Cowell said: "I wasn't just judging you on your performance. That you are hurt and you used this opportunity to do something". (more...)
Ronald Koeman new favourite for the sack after Man Utd thrashing
- September 17, 2017

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has fired a warning to Premier League rivals saying the league leaders have plenty of goalscorers to fuel their attacking style this season. "We made a big mistake at 1-0 and after that it was over". It's not just about the striker, said Mourinho. Mourinho said: "Winning the Premier League is more hard now - and England is the most hard country to be the champion". (more...)
Fuel shortage prompts flight cancellations at Auckland Airport Fuel shortage prompts flight cancellations at Auckland Airport
- September 17, 2017

About two dozen flights out of Auckland have been cancelled due to the jet fuel shortage. The leak at the Marsden Point Oil Refinery near Ruakaka caused at least 27 domestic and worldwide flights to be cancelled at Auckland Airport yesterday. (more...)
Georgia Power issues hurricane scam alert Georgia Power issues hurricane scam alert
- September 17, 2017

Further south, in places like Miami-Dade and Collier counties, our crews are finding extremely complex and time-consuming restoration challenges, but they're working hard and making progress every hour. Perry said 60,000 utility workers from USA and Canada are in the disaster area working to get power back on. FPL has begun restoring power in multiple locations. (more...)
Arizona Cardinals vs. Indianapolis Colts Preview and Prediction Arizona Cardinals vs. Indianapolis Colts Preview and Prediction
- September 17, 2017

So we've got a bunch of young guys that have got to grow up in a hurry. It won't be clean. "He's fast and he's going to be a heck of a player". The Colts offense didn't help matters. "It's good to be able to focus on one so you don't have to worry about anything else", he said, "just focus on that, that footwork, what to do". "That's a process that happens over time ". (more...)
What to expect from this year's Emmy Awards What to expect from this year's Emmy Awards
- September 17, 2017

CBS will live-stream the Emmys on Sunday night via CBS All Access . And while Game of Thrones didn't earn any nominations , other HBO shows did. On Sunday, the comedian has another shot as " The Late Show " is up for Outstanding Variety Talk Series. Or will last year's victor Last Week Tonight With John Oliver pip James to the post once again? Oh! The NBC hit is the first network drama nominated since "The Good Wife" in 2011, while a potential victory would make it the first ... (more...)
West Brom midfielder Gareth Barry proud of milestone appearance West Brom midfielder Gareth Barry proud of milestone appearance
- September 17, 2017

You don't really think about these milestones when you're playing, you just look to keep playing well every week, do a job for your club and stay in the team", Barry wrote in the club's programme before the game. "The young players at our football club, I hope they realise how lucky they are to see someone of that quality and that ilk". The result put the Hammers level on points with Everton, which travels to Manchester United on Monday (AEST), while West Brom moved on to eight points ... (more...)
Kevin Hart Issues Public Apology To His Wife Kevin Hart Issues Public Apology To His Wife
- September 17, 2017

I gotta do better and I will. I got to do better and I will. After all, he has been upfront about cheating on his first wife Torrei Hart , 39, in the past and his intention to never repeat that mistake. I made a bad error in judgement, put myself in an environment where only bad things could happen - and they did. "But I'm also not going to allow a person to have a financial gain off my mistakes in this particular situation that's what was attempted and I said I would rather 'fess up to my ... (more...)
Alabama Power busy helping neighbors in Georgia after massive Irma outages Alabama Power busy helping neighbors in Georgia after massive Irma outages
- September 17, 2017

Duke Energy , which serves 1.8 million customers in Florida, sustained heavy damage to its transmission systems, the high-voltage network of lines that deliver electricity from the power plants. In Texas, he said, storm victims assisted crews with trucks and machinery. The state's gas supplies were severely disrupted before and during the storm as ports were closed, cutting Florida off from waterborne deliveries the state relies on. (more...)
Selena Gomez & The Weeknd Hang Out at Her NYC Apartment Selena Gomez & The Weeknd Hang Out at Her NYC Apartment
- September 16, 2017

Opening a dialogue and helping people with invisible illnesses like lupus and fibromyalgia to feel less alone is an fantastic use of celebrity platform, and I applaud all three of these women for using theirs for good. Francia, who is best known for staring in The Secret Life of the American Teenager , has said very little about the procedure herself but following Selena's announcement she posted on Instagram. (more...)
BARCELONA - Iniesta: "I want to be happy and I am"
- September 16, 2017

Madrid, the defending European and Spanish champion, was considered the early favorite after keeping its top players from a season ago and routing Barcelona 5-1 on aggregate in the Spanish Super Cup. The 20-year-old Dembele produced the kind of speed Barcelona wanted from him when he raced down the right flank to reach a long pass and then deliver a precise low cross for Suarez to score . (more...)
'Narcos' location scout shot dead in Mexico 'Narcos' location scout shot dead in Mexico
- September 16, 2017

In July, 182 cases of homicide were reported in the densely populated state, a ratio of 12.2 for every 100,000 inhabitants. It remains to be seen if the production will move forward with Mexico locations for season 4. Carlos Muñoz Portal was scouting locations for season four of the popular Netflix series when he was shot to death. "The facts surrounding his death are still unknown as authorities continue to investigate". (more...)