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Shane Gillis Mocks Donald Trump on SNL, Slams His $400 Gold Sneakers

Shane Gillis brought his famous impression of former president Donald Trump to the Feb. 24 episode of “Saturday Night Live” in a faux movie trailer that took aim at the president’s new line of expensive speakers. The faux trailer for “White Men Can Trump” had Gillis’ everyman character getting a magical pair of Donald Trump’s […]

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Vin Diesel’s Sticking With Fast & Furious All the Way to The End

Image: Universal Last year’s Fast X came and went with a more muted fanfare than we typically get form the long-running franchise. In the months since its release, Universal’s been relatively mum on the series’ next installment, Fast XI, but leading man Vin Diesel is reaffirming that the film will be a definitive end for

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Elon Musk’s Latest Robot Video Looks Like It Was Shot on a Phone From 2002

Elon Musk has shared a new video on Saturday featuring Optimus, the robot Tesla has been working on since 2021. But anyone who tries to watch the video will immediately notice something weird. The clip of Optimus is so low quality and pixelated that it looks like it was shot on a flip-phone from two

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Netflix Kills Movie Plans for Percy Jackson Spinoff Kane Chronicles

Image: Hyperion Books Even before the Disney+ series released this past December, the Percy Jackson universe seemed primed to expand with movie trilogy for the Kane Chronicles books over at Netflix. But four years after that reveal, author Rick Riordan has revealed the streamer won’t be going forward with that endeavor. Dave Bautista Opens Up

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‘Vanderpump Rules’ Star Called Narcissist

A politically-charged segment during the Feb. 24 episode of “Saturday Night Live” contained some brutal jokes about Tom Sandoval, the “Vanderpump Rules” cad who cheated on his longtime girlfriend with her best friend and fellow cast member, the fallout of which elevated his profile to pop culture supervillain. The barbs came during a sketch taking

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India’s government is forcing X to censor accounts via executive order amid the farmers’ protest

X, formerly Twitter, is once again restricting content in India. The company’s Global Government Affairs account announced that the Indian government had issued an executive order mandating that X withhold specific accounts and posts or face penalties such as “significant fines and imprisonment.” X further stated that it doesn’t agree with the order and is

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Ali Wong Is Taking Up All the Space in This 3-D Gown at the 2024 SAG Awards

“I’m listening but I’m also gagging,” Laverne Cox told Ali Wong during their interview on the 2024 SAG Awards red carpet on February 24. You know you’re wearing a standout ‘fit when Cox, a red carpet veteran, can’t finish an interview without interrupting herself to gush over your look. But Wong’s Iris van Herpen couture

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