- Netflix is the new King of TV, picking up 112 Emmy nominations... more than any other network.
- The last operating Sears store in Chicago closed forever yesterday.
- Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of a role in which she was going to play a transgender man following a backlash from the LGBT community. She was set to play 1970s Pittsburgh crime boss Dante "Tex" Gill, who was born Jean Gill, in "Rub & Tug."
- Nancy Sinatra, the first wife of Frank Sinatra, died over the weekend. She was 101.
- Character actor Roger Perry died Thursday at his home in Indian Wells, CA, after a battle with prostrate cancer. He was 85. Perry was a guest star on the "Star Trek" TV series in a memorable first-season episode in 1967, "Tomorrow Is Yesterday," playing Captain John Christopher.
- Even though it was canceled amidst controversy, "Roseanne" picked up two Emmy nominations.
- It's now illegal to get married in Missouri if you're 15-years-old.
- Mira Sorvino claims in an interview that a Hollywood casting director gagged her with a condom when she was 16 years old.
- They knew some of President Obama's Twitter followers were fake accounts. But when Twitter clamped down on the bots and the fakes, he lost over 2 million followers.
- Former NBA player Charles Oakley is being accused by a Las Vegas casino of trying to cheat while gambling.
- Arizona state Representative Paul Mosley bragged to a police officer that he sometimes drives more than double the speed limit - after he was pulled over for going 97mph in a 55mph zone near Parker, Arizona, on 27 March. He told the cop he had legislative immunity.
- Uganda is actually considering a 5 cent-a-day tax to use social media.
- Production began in Toronto this month on the sequel to "It", "It: Chapter 2." While filming for Downton Abbey, the movie, will begin later this summer.
- The buzz on Tom Cruise's latest Mission: Impossible movie is good.
- SNL's Pete Davidson is now a bleached blonde.
- Fans of Kylie Jenner have started a GoFundMe for her, to help raise $100 million and put her over the top, so she can become a billionaire.
- Former NBA star Kevin Garnett is heading for divorce after 14 years of marriage.
- The very last Blockbuster video store open is the one still operating in Bend, Oregon. The two others in Alaska closed last week.
Monday, July 16, 2018
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