Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times

Christi Carras

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Christi:

'SNL' announces new and departing cast members for Season 47

Nearly every main cast member of 'Saturday Night Live' is returning for the 47th season. Here are all the outgoing and incoming players. → Read More

John Oliver condemns Biden's treatment of Haitian migrants

'"This is not who we are ..." is a bit of a stretch,' John Oliver said of recent hostility toward Haitian migrants on Sunday's 'Last Week Tonight.' → Read More

Sam Asghari is 'hopeful' for Netflix's Britney Spears doc

Britney Spears' fiancé, actor Sam Asghari, comments on Netflix's upcoming documentary about his partner after others “left a bad after taste.” → Read More

Ana Navarro slams haters after 'false alarm' COVID test

'The View' guest host Ana Navarro has confirmed that her recent positive test for COVID-19 was inaccurate after getting consistently negative results. → Read More

Academy Museum gala: Issa Rae, Lady Gaga, Cher lead celeb parade on green carpet

Regina King, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eva Longoria, Cher, Chloé Zhao, Sophia Loren, Olivia Rodrigo and other A-list celebs open L.A.'s new Academy Museum. → Read More

Buckle up, 'SNL' fans: Kim Kardashian to host for first time

'Saturday Night Live' has tapped an eclectic mix to host next month, including 'Ted Lasso' star Jason Sudeikis and reality-TV mogul Kim Kardashian. → Read More

LGBTQ fans cheer Cassandra 'Elvira' Peterson for coming out

Cassandra Peterson details her 19-year romance with Teresa 'T' Wierson in her new memoir, 'Yours Cruelly, Elvira: Memoirs of the Mistress of the Dark.' → Read More

Willie Garson dead: 'Sex and the City' costars pay tribute

Cynthia Nixon, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis all paid tribute to their 'Sex and the City' costar Willie Garson, who died this week at age 57. → Read More

Lil Nas X's 'Jolene' cover would make Dolly Parton proud

Rapper and singer Lil Nas X delivered a flawless cover of the Dolly Parton classic “Jolene” for BBC's Live Lounge. And fans are eating it up. → Read More

'Dancing With the Stars': JoJo Siwa, Olivia Jade make waves

JoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson made their 'Dancing With the Stars' debut as the show's first same-sex partnership. Olivia Jade, however, ruffled some feathers. → Read More

L.A. health dept.: 2021 Emmys didn't violate COVID-19 rules

After an uproar over its unmasked attendees, the 2021 Emmy Awards ceremony has been officially cleared by the Los Angeles Department of Public Health. → Read More

Emmys 2021: 'Pose' fans rally for Mj Rodriguez after snub

Mj Rodriguez ('Pose') lost to Olivia Colman ('The Crown') after becoming the first trans actor to earn an Emmy nomination for a leading performance. → Read More

Emmys 2021: Debbie Allen hails Kobe Bryant in rousing speech

During a rousing Emmys acceptance speech, Governors Award winner Debbie Allen saluted Kobe Bryant, encouraged women everywhere to 'tell your stories.' → Read More

Emmys 2021: Michaela Coel wins for 'I May Destroy You'

Actor, writer and producer Michaela Coel's 'I May Destroy You' was nominated this year for nine Emmy Awards, including writing and limited series. → Read More

Emmys 2021: Comedy winners pay tribute to Norm Macdonald

While accepting Emmys, comedian John Oliver and 'Saturday Night Live' executive producer Lorne Michaels honored Norm Macdonald, who died last week. → Read More

Cedric the Entertainer kicks off 2021 Emmys with musical tribute to TV — and Biz Markie

Cedric the Entertainer was joined by multiple stars in a sing-along tribute to TV, set to rapper Biz Markie's hit 'Just a Friend.' Then he did a monologue → Read More

The reviews are in: Fans love Lil Nas X's 'Montero' album

Rapper and singer Lil Nas X has released his debut album, 'Montero,' as well as the music video for his latest single, 'Thats What I Want.' → Read More

Why this chess champ is suing Netflix over 'Queen's Gambit'

Nona Gaprindashvili, the first woman to be named a grandmaster of chess, has accused Netflix of belittling her achievements in 'The Queen's Gambit.' → Read More

Revisit the bus scene from 'Sex Education' before Season 3

An oral history of what's been affectionately dubbed “the bus scene,” which made creator Laurie Nunn and many Netflix viewers feel “less alone.” → Read More

Patrick Dempsey's 'Grey's Anatomy' exit just got messier

In a new book about the landmark series, one 'Grey's Anatomy' producer recalled 'HR issues' swirling around actor Patrick Dempsey before his departure. → Read More