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Rachael Vaughan Clemmons

TV & Entertainment Editor

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The best TV shows that premiered this year

Looking for the best new TV series of 2017? We’ve given you our favorite shows of this year — but what of the new ones that premiered this year? Here’s a roundup of the freshman series that impressed us the most.  The Young Pope  I don’t use the word “...

Friday, December 15, 2017, 10:00 AM

These are our favorite shows of 2017

We've said it before and we'll say it again: There is a lot of television on right now. Some good, some bad. With the year ending, the staff at Metro has come together to chat their favorite shows of the year. Some old, some new — all fantastic.  American Vandal (Netflix) The...

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 10:00 AM

Meghan Markle will join her future in-laws for Christmas

Do you have Meghan Markle and Prince Harry fatigue yet? Too bad! We’re still invested. And here’s even more reason to be: The 36-year-old recently engaged actress will be spending Christmas with her future in-laws. And that’s apparently a big deal! Markle will be the first...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 3:16 PM

Salma Hayek claims that Harvey Weinstein threatened to kill her

Salma Hayek is opening up about her own experience with disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. And it is yet another painful account that showcases more of Weinstein’s unforgivable, bad dude behavior. In an op-ed for the New York Times, the 51-year-old actress writes about her...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 2:46 PM

John Stamos is literally about to be someone's father

Talk about a full house! Sorry, I was contractually obligated to do that. But really: John Stamos and his fiancée, Caitlin McHugh, are expecting their first child together. The news comes after the duo announced their engagement in October.  Stamos, who will be a first time father at the age...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 1:32 PM

The absolute best gifts for plant people

Being into plants is very in this year. And it's easy to see why: not only are plants good for you, but they make your surroundings look good, too. Still, when it comes to keeping green things, well, green, some of us are better than others. Here are nine perfect gifts for plant lovers...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 12:54 PM

By the way, Kirsten Dunst is pregnant

Kirsten Dunst — beloved actress who played Marie Antoinette one time — is reportedly pregnant. Hooray! Us Weekly reports that the 35-year-old actress is expecting her first child with fiancé Jesse Plemons, 29. The former “Fargo” co-star are also slated to tie the knot in...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 11:12 AM

Dwayne Johnson is going to be a father again

Dwayne Johnson — aka The Rock, aka our future president — is expecting a second child (a girl!) with his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Hashian. Cute! The “Jumanji” actor took to Instagram, of course, to announce the news with a picture of their daughter, Jasmine Lia...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 2:23 PM

Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin are supposedly a thing

Dakota Johnson — the poor soul that somehow makes the “50 Shades” series even slightly watchable — is apparently dating Chris Martin. I know, right? Multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly that Johnson, 28, and Martin, 40 are officially a thing. “Dakota and Chris...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 1:11 PM

Gwen Stefani says her romance with Blake Shelton is just like a musical

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are a couple who are seemingly desperate to prove that their affection for each other is unscripted and not part of an airtight PR contract. Today, Stefani would like to convince you that the two “Don’t Speak,” just like the No Doubt song. It is an...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 12:32 PM

Vella Lovell is much more than just the comic relief

Vella Lovell is very excited about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s upcoming nuptials. “I am so here for the wedding,” she says over the phone. She’s in Los Angeles, prepping to fly to London — for the first time ever — and she’s hoping she’ll get an...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 3:27 PM

Fake news or nah: Amy Adams might be pregnant

Fake news is as pervasive in today’s hellscape as genital herpes (one out of six people in the United States aged 14 to 49 have genital herpes caused by the HSV-2 infection. The more you know!). Today, we present a report from InTouch Weekly, claiming that actress Amy Adams is pregnant with...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 11:50 AM

28 Celebrities that have used gestational surrogates

Many celebrity women have opened up about their struggles with infertility, from Kim Kardashian to Chrissy Teigen — and many more in between. Today, we’re highlighting the famous men and women who have opted to use gestational surrogates. Here are their stories. Amy Smart  The...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:50 PM

10 gifts for the pop culture fanatic in your life

It may not be snowing — and you might not yet be inspired to roast your chestnuts on an open fire, or whatever — but the holiday season is in full swing. And what better way to celebrate the end of the year with a pop culture gift guide? Here are 10 of the best gifts for TV lovers,...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:34 PM

Angelina Jolie thought ‘By the Sea’ would save her marriage with Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie is making her way back into the spottlight. And you know what that means: She is still talking about Bradley William Pitt. The 42-year-old actress admits that there was some “heaviness” between her and then-husband Brad Pitt while they were shooting 2015’s flop,...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 2:46 PM

Does Lindsay Lohan have a new boyfriend?

Surely, you haven’t given a thought to Lindsay Lohan — perhaps, not since the time she claimed she had been racially profiled. Nonetheless, we are here to report today that a man you have never heard of is not Lindsay Lohan’s boyfriend. Thank you for your time....

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 2:12 PM

Here's why Danny Masterson left 'The Ranch'

Yet another actor has been ousted from his job after a series of sexual assault complaints. This time, it’s Danny Masterson. And he’s not going quietly. After mounting pressure over claims by four different women who accused the 41-year-old of rape, Masterson — who is perhaps...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 1:22 PM

The sixth season of 'House of Cards' will go on without Kevin Spacey

Finally, Claire Underwood will get her due. Albeit for a final, shortened, eight-episode season. According to Variety, the sixth and final season of Netflix hit House of Cards will resume filming in 2018 without Kevin Spacey. Production halted in October, two days after Buzzfeed published a...

Monday, December 4, 2017, 3:42 PM

Chris Pratt finally got around to filing for a divorce from Anna Faris

Christopher Michael Pratt — known to you perhaps as swole guy from “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Andy from “Parks and Rec,” or Chris Pratt — has officially filed for divorce from Anna Faris. As expected. The former couple — who announced their separation in...

Monday, December 4, 2017, 1:45 PM

There will soon be another little Lin-Manuel Miranda in the world

Everyone’s favorite dude, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and his wife Vanessa Nadal are expecting a second child. Hooray. The couple went old school in announcing the news. Miranda and Nadal attended London Evening Standard Theater awards on Sunday, looking sharp — with Nadal very clearly...

Monday, December 4, 2017, 12:27 PM