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Bill Paxton remembered: 'Hands down one of the greatest guys I have ever met'

Hollywood's public outpouring of love and respect Sunday for actor Bill Paxton was remarkable in its breadth and warmth. 

Paxton, who was originally from Texas and had more than 90 acting credits under his belt by the time he was 60, died Saturday at 61 from complications after surgery, according to his family. 

“Such a funny, talented, loving human,” said Jamie Lee Curtis, who worked with Paxton

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Heartbroken no more, Rachel Lindsay is ready to be the next 'Bachelorette'

Rachel Lindsay seems great for a woman three months past heartbreak. Of course, being selected as the next “Bachelorette” probably eased the pain of being canned (to be seen in an upcoming episode of “The Bachelor”) by Nick Viall.

“I really had a connection with Nick, and I was shocked.

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American Black Film Festival honors Denzel Washington, Issa Rae and others in star-studded ceremony

“All my crushes and inspirations are in this room, so holler at me,” actress Issa Rae said shortly after accepting her award for rising star at the American Black Film Festival Honors. 

Hosted by actress Regina Hall at the Beverly Hilton, the ABFF Honors celebrate and uplift black actors, entertainers and artists, especially crucial just a year after the #OscarsSoWhite controversy illuminated the

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George Clooney: If you think about it, Trump is a Hollywood elitist

George Clooney called President Trump a “demagogue” and made the case in an interview that both POTUS and chief White House strategist Steve Bannon are a couple of those “Hollywood elitists” their supporters are quick to criticize. 

But don’t mind him, he’s just coping. 

“As Americans, and it is one thing I’m always proud of, we tend to do a lot of dumb things over periods of time, but we’re also

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Hollywood's rising stars talk Oscars and activism at annual Vanity Fair party

With the Academy Awards just days away, it’s not just Hollywood A-listers who are eagerly waiting to see who will take home Oscars on Sunday. The industry’s rising stars are too.

“I was a huge fan of 'La La Land,’ ” “Game of Thrones” star Nathalie Emmanuel told The Times at Vanity Fair’s annual Young Hollywood party Tuesday night at Delilah in West Hollywood.

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Angelina Jolie (kind of) talks about her divorce from Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie is keeping it family-friendly as, in the course of promoting her new movie set in Cambodia, she finally answers some questions about her pending divorce from Brad Pitt.

Key words in her answers: Family. Um, family.

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