Eddie Murphy wants to go back to stand-up when the pandemic is over

After three decades and multiple blockbuster movies, Eddie Murphy is planning a return to the medium that helped launch his acting career. The “Beverly Hills Cop” star has revealed that he wants to do new stand-up comedy performances once the pandemic ends. Appearing on SiriusXM’s podcast “Comedy Gold Minds with Kevin Hart” on Thursday, the…MORE

Michelle Obama has a moving conversation with Dwyane Wade’s daughter, Zaya

Michelle Obama on Thursday held a virtual meeting with the teenage daughter of Dwayne Wade, Zaya Wade. The pair shared advice and discussed Obama’s recently released adaptation for young readers of her No. 1 best-selling memoir, “Becoming.” Zaya, 13, identifies as transgender. She asked Obama for advice for “teens who want to be themselves and…MORE

Paris Hilton got an apology from Sarah Silverman for the jail jokes

All is well now between Paris Hilton and Sarah Silverman. The heiress/DJ has accepted an apology from Silverman for the comic publicly roasting her at the 2007 MTV Movie Awards. Silverman made jokes about Hilton who, at the time, was about to start a 45-day jail sentence for an alcohol-related driving offense. Hilton and her…MORE

Bruno Mars is having quite the week

Bruno Mars really does have the Midas touch. Not only did the Grammy Award-winning singer drop his first single as Silk Sonic with Anderson .Paak, but he unveiled a line of clothing named after his alter ego, Ricky Regal, for Lacoste. Both debuted on Friday. Now, that’s how it’s done. When it comes to music,…MORE

Lamar Odom gets emotional watching ‘Khloe & Lamar’

Lamar Odom let the world in on his reminiscing Wednesday. He posted a video on his verified Instagram account with a caption saying he was watching a marathon of his old show “Khloe & Lamar,” which starred him and his now ex-wife, Khloe Kardashian. “I’ll never forget the day I got married on TV,” he…MORE

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ mixes a serious message with its animated action

The latest Disney animated adventure can be seen two ways: “Raya and the Last Dragon” offers another bold female lead from an underrepresented group and cute (in one case magical) sidekicks, embarking on a stirring quest. The deeper message, however, involves the toll that division and distrust inflicts on a mythical kingdom, which gives the…MORE

‘WandaVision’ caps off Marvel’s version of a love story in an emotional finale

If “The Mandalorian” is the “Star Wars” version of a western, “WandaVision” was, finally, Marvel’s take on a love story. Yet in keeping with the company’s interconnected universe, the finale of the Disney+ show also planted seeds that will bear fruit in future movies, cementing the streaming service’s ability to effectively add to those building…MORE

‘Coming 2 America’ brings Eddie Murphy back, riding a wave of nostalgia

“Coming 2 America” was clearly designed to be crowd-pleasing back when crowds were possible, and as such it’s among the few movies redirected from theaters to streaming that have genuinely lost something because of it. That said, it’s still a good deal of fun, reassembling old faces from the 1988 original while adding plenty of…MORE

‘Without Remorse’ trailer debuts

Michael B. Jordan is coming for the Russians. The trailer for Amazon’s “Without Remorse” has dropped and it features Jordan as a top-secret agent bent on revenge after a Russian assassination squad kills his family. The “Black Panther” star plays Sr. Chief John Kelly in the Amazon Prime film based on the Tom Clancy novel…MORE

Janet Jackson two-part documentary set to air on A&E and Lifetime

Janet Jackson is getting the star treatment with a two-night documentary event that will air simultaneously on both A&E and Lifetime. The premiere will also coincide with the 40th anniversary of her self-titled 1982 album. It will air two hours for two nights, totaling four hours. The news was announced at A+E Networks virtual upfront…MORE