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Hollywood remembers Penny Marshall

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(CNN) Penny Marshall’s legacy will live on forever in Hollywood.

“Marshall, who rose to fame on TV’s “Laverne & Shirley,” went on to direct films like “Big” and “A League of Their Own.”
In the wake of her death, celebrities took time to share their favorite memories of her and how she affected them.

Rob Reiner

“I loved Penny. I grew up with her. She was born with a great gift. She was born with a funnybone and the instinct of how to use it. I was very lucky to have lived with her and her funnybone. I will miss her.”

Rosie O’Donnell

“1996 Kmart TV Commercial with Penny Marshall and Rosie O’Donnell https://youtu.be/bB43HsExO3w via @YouTube – simply heartbroken #ripPENNY.”

Tom Hanks

“Goodbye, Penny. Man, did we laugh a lot! Wish we still could. Love you. Hanx.”

Ron Howard

“#RIPPennyMarshall She was funny & so smart. She made the transition from sitcom star to A List movie director with ease & had a major impact on both mediums. All that & always relaxed, funny & totally unpretentious. I was lucky to have known & worked with her.”

Geena Davis

“I’m terribly sad to hear the news about Penny passing. My heart goes out to Tracy Reiner and her family. Penny brought so much joy to so many and will be sorely missed. I will be forever grateful to her for letting me be a part of A League of Their Own.” Geena Davis

Russell Crowe

“Yesterday I held a Golden Gloves award from the 1930’s, given to me by Penny Marshall.
Hadn’t seen it in years. Then today’s news… Penny told me the story of Jim Braddock, which became the movie Cinderella Man. She was kind, she was crazy, so talented and she loved movies. RIP.”

Dan Rather

“Mourning the loss of a funny, poignant, and original American voice. Penny Marshall was a pioneer in television and the big screen who understood humor comes in many forms and some of life’s deeper truths require a laugh. She will be missed. May she RIP.”

Billy Crystal

“Sad to hear of Penny Marshall’s passing. a great comedienne a terrific director and a dear friend.”

Bette Midler

“The Marshall family grieves again as the great #PennyMarshall dies at age 75. What an extraordinary family they were and continue to be, and how much love and sympathy my family and I send their way. The end of an era.”

Danny DeVito

“Penny was a sweet woman. I was very fortunate to spend time with her. So many laughs. She had a heart of gold. Tough as nails. She could play round ball with the best of them. Always all love, D.”

Ava DuVernay

“Thank you, Penny Marshall. For the trails you blazed. The laughs you gave. The hearts you warmed. “

Busy Philipps

“Oh Penny Marshall. Rest In Peace and thank you for everything.””

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/18/entertainment/reactions-to-penny-marshalls-death/index.html

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Selena Gomez Sheds Tears Eating Hot Wings & Teases New Music On ‘The Tonight Show’ — Watch!

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Selena Gomez loves herself some spicy food, but not even her palate could handle the heat of the Hot Ones wing challenge!

The actress stopped by The Tonight Show on Tuesday night to promote her upcoming horror-comedy flick, The Dead Don’t Die. Sadly, the starlet almost had a near-death experience herself in one segment that featured her eating spicy AF wings with Jimmy Fallon.

The two put their taste buds to the test as Jimmy enlisted Hot Ones host Sean Evans to give them the treatment of his hit YouTube series, which shows him interviewing celebs as they chow down on hot wings. It’s a cruel, sadistic series that has grown in popularity over the past few years. Gomez had never heard about it, so she didn’t know what type of fresh hell she was in for.

Related: Selena Gets Candid About Self-Love, Therapy, & Spending Time Alone

Interestingly enough, the 26-year-old didn’t seem bothered by the first few rounds of sauces. She remained stoically poised while Jimmy immediately felt the heat and was reduced to barking like a dog.

But each round got progressively hotter over the course of the interview — and, eventually, Selena felt the heat, too.

It all went downhill after the pair sampled the sauce aptly called “Da Bomb,” which made the singer tear up as she exclaimed things like:

“This is horrible!”

“Why do you do this to people!?”

“I hate it!”

LOLz! Yikes!

Thankfully, with some encouragement from the audience (and the help of a milk fountain), the duo were able to complete the challenge. Watch them squirm (below)!

During cooler segments of her appearance, Selena sat down with Jimmy to discuss her new film, and reveal what Bill Murray kept whispering in her ear when they promoted it at the Cannes Film Festival last month.

The Bad Liar artist also teased her upcoming album, which she confirmed was “finished”!

Watch the rest of her Tonight Show interview (below)!

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Keanu Reeves: Grief and loss, those things dont ever go away

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From Bill & Teds excellent dude to assassin John Wick, the actor has carved out a stellar career. But it hasnt come without personal tragedy

“Hey, Im Keanu, he introduces himself unnecessarily, of course, and yet very Keanu-ishly. Despite being so famous his surname has long been superfluous, Keanu Reeves has always given the impression of being utterly unaffected by his own celebrity. He is regularly described by his co-stars as kind (Winona Ryder) and humble (Laurence Fishburne) and it is easier to imagine him walking on the moon than knocking back champagne with other celebrities on a yacht in St Barts. After all, the most famous paparazzi photo ever taken of Reeves was of him sitting alone on a bench, eating a sandwich out of a plastic bag. Hard to imagine Leonardo DiCaprio doing that.

Ill sit anywhere you want me to. This OK? he says, taking a chair and offering me the sofa in the London hotel room where we meet. At just over 6ft, he is taller than I expected also unusual for an actor and dressed in a very Keanu outfit of dark shirt and trousers with sturdy boots. Despite being recently announced as the new face of the high fashion label Saint Laurent, Reeves has long been the patron saint of normcore, decades before it became a fashion statement. And I know this all too well because, from 199199, I had at least five posters of him on my bedroom walls modelling said look.

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The 2010 photo of Reeves on a New York bench that sparked the Sad Keanu meme. Photograph: Splash News

Should one ever meet ones teenage crush? Up until this week, Id assumed I was long past the point of being starstruck Im a 40-year-old woman, for Gods sake! But now here I am, sitting opposite Reeves, now 54, the beard more grizzled than in my posters and the forehead suspiciously smooth, but still, most definitely Keanu………………………………………………………………………”

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/may/18/keanu-reeves-grief-loss–bill-ted-john-wick-actor-tragedy

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George Clooney is done with ‘dumbf**kery’ in this PSA

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“In light of the UN’s dire warning about the Earth’s accelerating extinction rate, George Clooney has stepped up for a PSA against people and their “dumbfuckery.”

“Dumbfuckery is highly contagious, affecting the minds of even the most stable geniuses,” the actor joked on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night.

Focusing his attention on climate change, vaccinations, and the dinosaurs, it’s the kind of reminder that we shouldn’t need — but unfortunately do.”

Read more: https://mashable.com/video/george-clooney-psa-kimmel/

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