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Past articles by Samantha:

Michelle Yeoh makes history as 1st Asian woman to win best actress Academy Award

Michelle Yeoh just became the first Asian actress to win the academy award for best actress. Read her history-making speech and who she dedicated it to. → Read More

Ruth E. Carter makes history at Oscars one week after her mother's death

She took home her second Academy Award for her work on "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever." → Read More

Why you won't see 'Top Gun' star Tom Cruise at the 2023 Oscars

Host Jimmy Kimmel joked about his absence in his opening monologue. → Read More

How Hong Chau's 2023 Oscars gown honored her heritage

Chau's custom pink Prada dress features a sweet tribute to her background that she added herself. → Read More

Cast of 'Ted Lasso' tightlipped about Season 3, potential spinoffs at season premiere

The stars of "Ted Lasso" reveal what they know about the potential end of the much-celebrated Apple TV+ show. → Read More

The wild true story behind the new movie 'Cocaine Bear'

Before the recently released movie was sent to screenwriting rehab, a real bear consumed drugs that inspired the story. → Read More

Vanessa Hudgens announces engagement to baseball player Cole Tucker: See the pic

Hudgens and Cole Tucker have been publicly dating since Valentine's Day 2021. → Read More

Budweiser Clydesdales welcome 4 new foals ahead of Super Bowl

These young colts were born in January and already have fans across the country. → Read More

Lizzo says she skipped class to see Beyoncé in moving Grammys acceptance speech

Lizzo's acceptance speech for record of the year at the 2023 Grammys honored Beyonce's role in her life and career, saying she skipped school to see her. She also thanked her boyriend. → Read More

Machine Gun Kelly says he’s ‘always pretty uncomfortable’ at Grammys in vulnerable red carpet interview

Kelly opened up to E! News host Laverne Cox about feeling uneasy at the awards show. → Read More

Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney reunite at party and bust a move — see the video

The two former Beatles got together in Los Angeles at an event in honor of McCartney's fashion designer daughter, Stella McCartney. → Read More

Dwayne Johnson reveals his mom was in a serious car crash

Johnson posted about the incident on his Instagram on Feb. 2. → Read More

Star of ‘Laverne & Shirley’ Cindy Williams dies at 75

Williams played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall's Laverne on the popular sitcom. → Read More

Jay Leno says he suffered broken bones in a motorcycle accident, 2 months after garage fire

The former "Tonight Show" host suffered burns on 7% of his body in November while working on a vintage car. → Read More

Proud dad! John Legend shares his first photo with newborn Esti

John Legend is a proud dad! The singer shared a new photo with his youngest child who was born in early January. → Read More

Jeremy Renner was trying to stop snowplow from hitting nephew when he was crushed, officials say

Renner was hospitalized after the New Year's Day incident that left him with serious injuries. → Read More

Fez reveals why he and Jackie broke up after the 'That ‘70s Show' finale

Why did Fez and Jackie break up in That 70s Show, letting her get together with Kelso for That 90s Show? Hear what Mila Kunis and Wilmer Valderrama have to say on the matter. → Read More

Jen Shah says she can talk about her case, but won't do it with Andy Cohen

The disgraced "Real Housewives" star says Bravo wouldn't agree to her terms for a sit-down. → Read More

Prepare to be scared! Universal to open year-round horror experience in Las Vegas

The permanent event will feature characters like Frankenstein, Dracula and The Mummy, along with more recent villains from modern films. → Read More

X-ray shows live boa constrictor hidden in passenger's carry-on in Florida

"Our officers at Tampa International Airport didn’t find this hyssssssterical!" TSA captioned a post on Instagram. → Read More