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Did You Hear ... ? Late-night TV takes on Trump, Tom Cruise lands hard and more from the week in entertainment

Did You Hear ... ? Late-night TV takes on Trump, Tom Cruise lands hard and more from the week in entertainment

The leader of the free world set off a late-night firestorm, a superstar got hurt, a singer scored a symbolic victory, a Broadway star became a Hollywood hype man and a stuntwoman died on a superhero set. Here’s all that news and more from this week in entertainment.

TV has looked at Charlottesville from both sides now

President Trump’s both-sides-bad response to weekend violence at a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Va., was volatile fuel for TV’s late-night hosts. At first, Seth Meyers couldn’t even joke about it. Same for Jimmy Fallon. Jimmy Kimmel noted, "All he had to do was condemn the Nazis,” and James Corden put forth a list of things — fidget spinners and...

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