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Nicolas Cage to Play 'Tiger King' Star Joe Exotic in Scripted Series: Report

It was only a matter of time before “Joe Exotic” – aka Joseph Maldonado-Passage – got the scripted series treatment and would be played by a big-time actor. See the details.
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'Sopranos' Star Joe Pantoliano Suffers 'Severe Head Injury' After Being Hit by a Car

’Sopranos’ star Joe Pantoliano – aka ‘Joey Pants’ – is at home recovering with ‘severe head injury’ and ‘chest trauma’ after being struck by a Porsche Friday while walking with his family. Read more.
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Oprah to Give Virtual Commencement Speech to Graduating High Schoolers

Chicago officials are hoping one former resident will help raise the spirits of graduating high school seniors who have been robbed of an in-person commencement ceremony due to coronavirus. Read more now.
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Tom Hanks Donates Plasma to Find a Coronavirus 'Hank-ccine'

The 63-year-old actor – who, along with wife Rita Wilson, also 63, were diagnosed with coronavirus last month in Australia – had said that he would donate plasma to help researchers find a vaccine for COVID-19.
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'The Bachelor's Colton Underwood Opens Up About 'Scary' Coronavirus Diagnosis

Former ‘Bachelor’ star and NFL player, Colton Underwood opens up about life in quarantine, being diagnosed with coronavirus early on, and his new tell-all book detailing his relationship with Cassie. Listen now.
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'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'Life of Pi' Actor Irrfan Khan Dies at 53

Bollywood icon Irrfan Khan has died. The Indian actor, who starred in films like “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Life of Pi,” died on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. Read more now.
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‘Shark Tank’ Investor Kevin O’Leary Shares Keys to Small Business Survival During Coronavirus

The ‘Shark Tank’ investor stresses communication and a pivot to digital sales during the ‘unprecedented’ coronavirus pandemic. O’Leary shared his business survival tips with Joe Connolly on the WCBS Small Business Spotlight, sponsored by BNB Bank.
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Broadway Actor Nick Cordero, Who Had Leg Amputated Over Coronavirus, Develops Lung Infection

Tony-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who had his right leg amputated earlier this month after contracting coronavirus, went into septic shock Monday, his wife Amanda Kloots said.
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'Little Women: Atlanta' Star Ashley 'Minnie' Ross Dead at 34 in Hit-and-Run Car Crash

The reality television star died after being involved in a hit-and-run car crash in the city of South Fulton, GA on Sunday night. She was 34 years old.
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Oprah, Julia Roberts Among Celebrities Joining Together For 'Call To Unite' Coronavirus Fundraiser

Celebrities come together for a 24-hour long livestream of hope coronavirus fundraiser starting Friday night, May 1st. It’s called the “Call To Unite” and it’s the brainchild of Special Olympics CEO Tim Shriver.
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