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'I am ashamed I did this': Stars reflect on — and rethink — working with Woody Allen
Oprah at the Golden Globes: Is she running for president? She should, they say

Oprah Winfrey for president was something of a running theme throughout the Golden Globes on Sunday, beginning with Seth Meyers’ opening monologue. He jokingly forbade Winfrey from considering the presidency.

But the trend picked up steam as the night unfolded, particularly after Winfrey’s impassioned acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

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Did You Hear ...? Mariah Carey set to ring in 2018; John Oliver shares his sadness

A diva landed a do-over, a TV host got the feels, a pageant organization melted down, a singer made an admission and a couple of producers received positive news. Here are some highlights from the week in entertainment.

Mariah Carey will ring in the new year — again

Redemption may come quickly for Carey.

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Rose Marie remembered as 'one of the original ... wisecracking women in comedy'

Star of stage and screen Rose Marie, best known for her work as comedy writer Sally Rogers on “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died Thursday at age 94.

Throughout her career, which spanned nine decades, beginning as a child performer in vaudeville, Marie garnered many high-profile fans, several of whom mourned her passing on Twitter.

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Two of Russell Simmons’ accusers say alleged sexual misconduct happened 'so fast'

Two of the women who have accused Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct shared details about their alleged experiences with the music mogul Tuesday morning on NBC’s “Today.”

Natashia Williams-Blach and Sheri Hines, who first publicly accused Simmons last week in a Los Angeles Times article, sat down with Megyn Kelly for the interview.

Simmons has denied all allegations of nonconsensual sexual activity.

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Did You Hear ... ? Spurlock and Batali are out, some nominations are in, and more from the week in entertainment

Allegations rolled in one by one, nominations got awards season rolling for real, a classic movie franchise premiered its latest installment and a bullied kid went celebrity-viral, with mixed results. Here’s all that news and more from this week in entertainment.

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