Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY

Andrea Mandell

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Recent articles by Andrea:

Emilia Clarke now calls the two brain hemorrhages she suffered 'a good thing'

Eight years after suffering life threatening brain hemorrhages, Emilia Clarke has emerged with a new perspective. → Read More

7 stars who blew us away doing something entirely new in 2019

From Olivia Wilde and Eddie Murphy to Awkwafina and Florence Pugh, these stars took big swings in 2019 and knocked it out of the park. → Read More

Fact check: Did 'The Two Popes' really bond over Fanta, pizza and soccer?

We fact check everything from Pope Francis and Pope Benedict's supposed love of pizza and Fanta to Vatican reaction to Netflix's 'The Two Popes.' → Read More

Your Thanksgiving movie guide is here! Everything you should see during the holiday

Just in time for Thanksgiving, we've put our recommendations together for movie lovers. From "Frozen 2" to "Knives Out," here's what you should see. → Read More

From Taylor Swift to Lizzo, here are the 10 best-dressed stars at the AMAs

Rule No. 1 at the American Music Awards red carpet: Don't be boring. From Taylor Swift to Camila Cabello, here are the 10 best-dressed stars at Sunday's AMAs. → Read More

Still in the fold: Prince Andrew goes horseback riding with Queen Elizabeth amid scandal

Two days after Prince Andrew announced he's stepping away from his royal duties, he was spotted riding horses with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle. → Read More

Jon Voight dances for Trump at the White House, receives his National Medal of Arts honor

Thurday's ceremony marked the first time during Trump's presidency that he has awarded the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal. → Read More

Tom Hanks tried Mr. Rogers' techniques on his granddaughter. And it worked.

Grandpa Tom Hanks is using what he learned after playing Mr. Rogers in "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood." And by gosh, it works. → Read More

Did that really happen? We fact-check Tom Hanks' new Mister Rogers movie

Tom Hanks' Mister Rogers film 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' is inspired by real events, but with Hollywood gloss. Here's what really happened. → Read More

New survey casts a wide net to quantify Hollywood harassment culture after #MeToo

Aiming to solve #MeToo abuse in Hollywood, a new anonymous survey seeks those who have worked (or tried to work) in any area of entertainment. → Read More

You have to see Taylor Swift (and Judi Dench's fur coat) in the new 'Cats' trailer

The second "Cats" trailer is here, complete with more Taylor Swift shimmying as Bombalurina and fresh new jokes about Idris Elba and Judi Dench. → Read More

'Jeopardy!' contestants ask fans to play along for pancreatic cancer research

In honor of Alex Trebek and Larry Martin, "Jeopardy!" contestants are asking fans to play along this week and donate to pancreatic cancer research. → Read More

Taylor Swift says she's being muzzled before the AMAs unless she agrees not to re-record

Taylor Swift reveals a damning set of conditions she's being asked to meet to play a medley of her old hits at the AMAs and in a Netflix documentary. → Read More

'Jeopardy!' contestant almost makes Alex Trebek cry by betting 'We love you Alex'

On Monday night's episode of "Jeopardy!," contestant Dhruv Gaur wrote "We (heart) you Alex!" instead of a Final Jeopardy answer. He explains why. → Read More

Pamela Anderson shares throwback Trump photos days after pleading for Julian Assange pardon

Pamela Anderson shared throwback photos with the Trumps days after asking the president to pardon her close friend, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. → Read More

Zooey Deschanel and 'Property Brothers' star Jonathan Scott walk first red carpet together

Zooey Deschanel and "Property Brothers" star Jonathan Scott made their first joint red carpet appearance at the Critics' Choice Documentary Awards. → Read More

Hilaria Baldwin suffers miscarriage at 4 months pregnant: 'I'm devastated right now'

Hilaria Baldwin shared news she suffered her second miscarriage this year in an emotional video on Instagram Monday. → Read More

Charlize Theron roasted by Seth Rogen, Kristen Stewart at American Cinematheque Awards

Charlize Theron hates compliments, so on Friday night her celeb friends decided to roast her with Sean Penn jokes and hilarious movie stories instead. → Read More

Is 'Frozen 2' better than the original? Early reaction calls new songs 'twice as catchy'

Critics, stars and film fans took to Twitter after "Frozen 2" premiered Thursday. Here's what they had to say about Anna, Elsa and all the new songs. → Read More

Too cute! Selena Gomez twinned with her 6-year-old sister at the 'Frozen 2' premiere

At Thursday night's world premiere of "Frozen 2," Selena Gomez brought her 6-year-old sister, Gracie Teefey. The two twinned in Marc Jacobs. → Read More