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Hollywood's most overpaid actor? Hint: He won the dubious honor last year too

Johnny Depp, who generates only $2.80 for every dollar paid, is Forbes’ most overpaid Hollywood actor for the second year in a row. The annual Forbes list ranks actors who are paid up to eight figures for films that bomb at the box office.

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Madonna compares Trump's win to a death — and blames hateful women for Clinton's loss

Madonna says she hasn’t had a good night’s sleep since Donald Trump became president-elect. And she wakes up every morning realizing the election results aren’t just a bad dream. 

“It felt like a ­combination of the heartbreak and betrayal you feel when someone you love more than anything leaves you, and also a death,” the pop star told actress Elizabeth Banks in an interview for Billboard.

Wow.

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Fiona Apple roasts Donald Trump in a dark parody of 'The Christmas Song'

Looks like it’ll be a dark Christmas for Fiona Apple. The “Shadowboxer” singer has delivered a rewritten version of Nat King Cole’s “The Christmas Song” that aims to hit President-elect Donald Trump below the belt. 

Her a cappella rendition of “Trump’s … Roasting on an Open Fire” is making the rounds and can be found, among other places, on a Tumblr page dedicated to videos of the 39-year-old.

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ABC dishes juicy details about upcoming season of 'The Bachelor'

As 2016 comes to a close, the American people can rest easy knowing their suffering is nearly over: “The Bachelor” is about to return. 

ABC announced Monday that the landmark dating reality show would be returning for its 21st season on Jan. 2 with 30 beautiful, accomplished women competing for the love of one beautiful, probably employed man.

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Amid new outrage over 'Last Tango,' Bernardo Bertolucci says the rape was scripted — the butter wasn't

Hollywood types including Jessica Chastain, Chris Evans and Evan Rachel Wood were aghast over the weekend after reading that “Last Tango in Paris” director Bernardo Bertolucci and the late Marlon Brando conspired to shoot the movie’s notorious “butter scene” without actress Maria Schneider’s knowledge of or consent to what was about to be filmed.

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Next round's on Taylor Swift: She's the world's highest-paid musician

Taylor Swift is doing something right. A lot of things, actually: She’s No. 1 on Forbes’ 2016 list of the highest-paid musicians in the world. 

Her $170-million take, earned primarily through her recent world tour and various endorsements, also made her the top-earning celebrity back in June, the magazine said.

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