Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY

Carly Mallenbaum

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Carly:

Jussie Smollett: Chicago police share previously unseen video of rope around actor's neck

In video shared by Chicago police, Jussie Smollett is seen wearing a noose, and men are seen buying supplies to carry out the allegedly-staged attack. → Read More

‘The Notebook’ is a dumpster fire and I didn’t realize it 15 years ago

On the 15th anniversary of "The Notebook," we re-watched the Nicholas Sparks adaptation starring Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling. It didn't go well. → Read More

Mark Hamill hints he'll return as a Force ghost on 'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker'

Mark Hamill, aka Luke, says he had "closure" on the last "Star Wars" movie. So after "Rise of Skywalker," he's hoping to be done with the franchise. → Read More

'Today' excludes Matt Lauer, Ann Curry from 25th anniversary video

On Thursday morning, NBC shared a five-minute video celebrating 25 years of "Today." Notably absent? Matt Lauer and Ann Curry. → Read More

Netflix list for July 2019: Everything new and expiring

Come July, Netflix series "Queer Eye" and "Orange is the New Black" are back with brand new seasons. → Read More

'Euphoria': Zendaya warns that her new HBO show 'can be triggering'; fans react

Zendaya's HBO show "Euphoria" premiered Sunday night. The actress issued a disclaimer: The mature series features addiction and 'can be triggering.' → Read More

First look at 'West Side Story': Ansel Elgort's Tony seems smitten in Steven Spielberg remake

Ansel Elgort plays Tony alongside the Jets, Sharks and Rachel Zegler's Maria in the first photo from Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' adaptation. → Read More

How Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler subtly spoof themselves in Netflix's 'Murder Mystery'

It's funnier to watch Netflix's "Murder Mystery" if you remember that stars Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler are two of the most famous actors alive. → Read More

Rachael Leigh Cook, husband Daniel Gillies announce separation after 14-year marriage

"She's All That" actress Rachael Leigh Cook and "Originals" actor Daniel Gillies wrote on Instagram that they have "mutually decided" to break up. → Read More

Katherine Schwarzenegger wed Chris Pratt in this 'something old': Mom Maria Shriver's veil

On her wedding day last weekend, Katherine Schwarzenegger wore a veil that her mom, Maria Shriver, wore for her wedding to Arnold Schwarzenegger → Read More

Jennifer Lawrence talks falling in love, having a 'Bridezilla' moment before her wedding

Jennifer Lawrence talked on Catt Sadler's podcast "Naked" about meeting and planning a wedding with "the love of my life," Cooke Maroney. → Read More

'Toy Story 4': How Keanu Reeves convinced filmmakers to give Duke Caboom more depth

"Toy Story 4" director Josh Cooley says that Keanu Reeves "really did force us to dig deeper" into the character Duke Caboom, and the work paid off. → Read More

'Jeopardy!': Did pro gambler Holzhauer almost lose $35K over a wrong answer about Vegas?

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer just won his 27th consecutive game, but the professional gambler almost lost $35K with a wrong answer about Vegas. → Read More

The rule was 'no midriff': Why Jasmine doesn’t bare her belly in ‘Aladdin’

Jasmine originally wore bra tops and bared her belly in Disney's 1992 animated version of "Aladdin." But things have changed in 2019. → Read More

Your Memorial Day weekend movie guide is here! From 'Aladdin' to adult fare, we've got you

A three-day weekend means an extra day to watch movies! But what should you see? For starters, 'Aladdin' and 'Booksmart.' Streaming? 'The Perfection.' → Read More

From braless to custom bras: The online bra industry is booming (Victoria's Secret isn't)

Women are flocking online to buy bras. Why? They fit, the styles are inclusive and they aren't marketed to seducing men (unlike Victoria's Secret). → Read More

'Fresh Prince' Ali?! Will Smith reunites with 'Fresh Prince' cast at 'Aladdin' premiere

Will Smith's "Fresh Prince " co-stars supported him at the "Aladdin" premiere where Alfonso Ribiero found out that his Carlton dance appears onscreen. → Read More

'SNL": Paul Rudd plays Pete Buttigieg, raps about 'Grace & Frankie,' gets his ear licked

As host of the "Saturday Night Live" season finale, Paul Rudd raps about "Grace & Frankie," sings about flatulence and plays Pete Buttigieg. → Read More

'SNL': DJ Khaled honors Nipsey Hussle, brings out John Legend, SZA, Lil Wayne and more

In the "Saturday Night Live" season finale, DJ Khaled wore Nipsey Hussle's face on his sweatshirt and was joined onstage by John Legend and Lil Wayne. → Read More

'SNL': Alec Baldwin's Trump sings Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now' for the season's last cold open

On the "Saturday Night Live" finale, Alec Baldwin sings his version of Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now," with the help of family and White House advisers. → Read More