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TV TODAY

LIVE! WITH KELLY & RYAN (ABC) Carson Kressley, Paula Twidale

THE VIEW (ABC) repeat: Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan

THE TALK (CBS) Elisabeth Moss, Jewel, Thomas John

KELLY CLARKSON (SYN) repeat: Kelly interviews international artists who perform with her on "I Dare You”

ELLEN DEGENERES (SYN) repeat: Maya Rudolph, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Jon Dorenbos

TAMRON HALL (SYN) repeat: Tim Gunn, Debbie Allen, André Leon Talley, Star Jones

THE REAL (SYN) repeat: Adam Rippon, guest host Eva Marcille

WENDY WILLIAMS (SYN) repeat: Victor Cruz, Keri Glassman

MOVIE (ABC) “Up” animated A 78-year-old balloon salesman (Ed Asner) ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies to South America, but discovers too late a                 young stowaway aboard.

MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) Agents wonder if preserving the future as they know it is worth the destruction they could prevent.

GAME ON! (CBS) Demi Lovato and Ronda Rousey compete in a game of human bowling, race to climb a sailing mast the fastest and take to the skies in an air            combat challenge.

S.W.A.T. (CBS) repeat: The Harrelsons engage in a tense family reunion when Hondo's older sister begrudgingly arrives to see their sick father for the first time in             decades; the team searches for an abducted human rights activist; Luca's food truck business hits a snag.

MASTERCHEF (FOX) repeat: The fight into the top 20 continues as the home cooks rush to create their signature dishes for the judges in just under 45 minutes; a                select few must concoct a dish so impressive that it wins over all three judges.

ULTIMATE TAG (FOX) A high-octane physical competition based on the classic playground game of chase, co-hosted by NFL superstar sibling trio J.J., T.J. and          Derek Watt.

CHICAGO MED (NBC) repeat: Will and Natalie battle for their lives after a car accident; an investigation is launched following the suspicious death of Cornelius                 Rhodes; Maggie receives life-changing news; Dr. Charles cuts his honeymoon short to tend to a patient.

CHICAGO P.D. (NBC) repeat: When Kelton is found murdered, Voight's grudge against the mayor-elect puts him under suspicion; Upton and Halstead are eager to    prove their sergeant's innocence, but the more evidence they gather, the closer they come to doing the opposite.

THE 100 (CW) As Raven faces an unexpected threat, Clarke must keep the peace among opposing factions in Sanctum.

BULLETPROOF (CW) repeat: Arjana accuses Carmel of corruption as the full story about Ronald Pike Sr.'s shady past is uncovered; Ray manages to escape,                 prompting a deadly shootout.

TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL (BET) Lilly finds herself being controlled in an unforeseen chain of events.

AMERICAN SOUL (BET) Don struggles to get the respect from popular advertisers despite the popularity of his show; after her return home to Los Angeles, Simone    looks to rekindle her relationship with JT.

REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS (BRAVO) Garcelle is honored for her work with a local charity, but her acceptance speech isn't charitable to one guest;                the ladies feel mom-shamed when Denise shows up to Kyle's kid-friendly barbecue without her kids; Lisa, Erika and Teddi are annoyed.

CMT CELEBRATES OUR HEROES: AN ARTISTS OF THE YEAR SPECIAL (CMT/PARA) Some of the biggest names in country music perform in a virtual      tribute to Americans working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, including Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Gary Sinise,      Jason Aldean, Keith Urban and more.

MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT (LIFE) Two brides say "I do"; a high-powered businesswoman's expectations are challenged when she's matched with an overly                 nervous groom. Plus: One boisterous bride with a dark past makes a big impact on her new in-laws, while the other battles her insecurities because of her           disfiguring acne.

THE CHALLENGE (MTV) Bananas and Wes' alliance comes to a crossroads as players realize that they may not have much longer to earn a red skull to make it into      the finals; players must compete in TJ's favorite game of each season -trivia.

TO CATCH A SMUGGLER: SECRET STASH (NATGEO) CBP searches a suspicious suitcase, and HSI intercepts drug-filled pistons.

DESTINATION FEAR (TRAV) Dakota and his team push fear to its absolute limits as they investigate the dark entities haunting a former home for the destitute in              New Castle, Pennsylvania, and an abandoned county jail in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania. Plus: Dakota brings the road trip to its most chilling overnight yet,          inside a shuttered Wisconsin asylum; this will be the first team ever to sleep inside its abandoned halls, where little is known about why several nurses took their own lives.

WWE NXT (USA) WWE's next generation of superstars battle to make an impact on their rise to fame.

JIMMY KIMMEL (ABC) Regina King

STEPHEN COLBERT (CBS) Charlamagne Tha God

JAMES CORDEN (CBS) Dakota Johnson, Eric Garcetti

TONIGHT SHOW/JIMMY FALLON (NBC) Sen. Kamala Harris, Talib Kweli, Sia

LATE NIGHT/SETH MEYERS (NBC) Amanda Peet, Ramy Youssef, Patrisse Cullors, Tim McGraw

LILLY SINGH (NBC) repeat: Adam Rippon, Iliza Shlesinger

WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE (BRAVO) Pre-empted

THE DAILY SHOW (COM) repeat: Madeleine Albright

 

STREAMING

NETFLIX

    Tues, June 2nd – “Fuller House: The Farewell Season” (series finale)

    Weds, June 3rd – “Spelling The Dream” (2020)

    Fri, June 5th – “Queer Eye” (season 5)

    Fri, June 5th – “13 Reasons Why” (season 4)

    Weds, June 10th – “Curon” (series premiere)

    Weds, June 10th – “Lenox Hill” (series premiere)

    Fri, June 12th – “Da 5 Bloods” (2020)

    Fri, June 12th – “Dating Around” (season 2)

    Fri, June 12th – “F Is For Family” (season 4)

    Fri, June 12th – “Jo Koy: In His Elements”(2020)

    Thur, June 18th – “The Order” (season 2)

    Fri, June 19th – “Babies” (part two)

    Fri, June 19th – “Feel The Beat” (2020)

    Fri, June 19th – “The Politician”(season 2)

    Tues, June 23rd – “Eric Andre: Legalize Everything” (2020)

    Weds, June 24th – “Crazy Delicious” (series premiere)

    Fri, June 26th – “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” (2020)

    Tues, June 30th – “George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half” (2020)

    “Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On” (series premiere)

    “Pose,” (season 2)

    “Cape Fear” (1991)

    “Clueless” (1995)

    “E.T. the extra-Terrestrial” (1982)

    “Inside Man” (2006)

    “Observe and Report” (2009)

    “Silence of the Lambs” (1991)

    “You Don’t Mess with the Zohan” (2008)

    “Zodiac” (2007)

    “Lady Bird” (2017)

    “West Side Story” (1961)

    “Baby Mama” (2008)

HULU

    Mon, June 1st – “Celebrity Family Feud,” season 6 premiere (ABC)

    Mon, June 1st – “Press Your Luck,” season 2 premiere (ABC)

    Mon, June 1st – “Match Game,” season 5 premiere (ABC)

    Fri, June 5th – “We Are Freestyle Love Supreme” (2020) (Hulu Original)

    Tues, June 9th – “The Best of The Bachelor,” series premiere (ABC)

    Fri, June 12th – “Crossing Swords,” series premiere (Hulu Original)

    Fri, June 12th – “Don't,” series premiere (ABC)

    Fri, June 19th – “Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi,” series premiere (Hulu Original)

    Fri, June 19th – “Love, Victor,” series premiere (Hulu Original)

    “Children's Hospital,” Complete Series (Adult Swim)

    “Mike Tyson Mysteries,” Complete Seasons 1-3 (Adult Swim)

    “The Chi,” Complete Season 3 (Showtime)

    “Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots,” Complete Season 7 (OWN)

    “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” (2019)

    “The U.S. vs. John Lennon” (2006)

    “Natural Born Killers” (1994)

    “Charlie's Angels” (2019)

    “Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol” (2011)

    “Dirty Dancing” (1987)

    “I Am Legend” (2007)

    “Meet the Fockers” (2004)

AMAZON PRIME

    Fri, June 5th – “Gina Brillon: The Floor Is Lava” (2020)

    Fri, June 12th – “The King of Staten Island” (2020)

    Tues, June 16th – “Pete the Cat,” (season premiere)

    Fri, June 19th – “7500” (2019)

    Sat, June 27th – “Guns Akimbo” (2020)

    “Dirty Dancing” (1987)

    “Grown Ups” (2010)

    “How To Train Your Dragon’ (2010)

    “You Don't Mess With The Zohan” (2008)

    “Finding Your Roots,” Season 1 (PBS Living)

    “Annie Oakley,” Season 1 (Best Westerns Ever)

    “The L Word,” Season 1 (Showtime)

    “The L Word: Generation Q,” Season 1 (Showtime)

    “Child's Play” (2019)

    “Knives Out” (2019)

    “The U.S. vs. John Lennon” (2006)

    “Life In Pieces,” Seasons 1-4

    “Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol” (2011)

DISNEY+

    Fri, June 5th – “Be Our Chef” (season finale)

    Fri, June 5th – “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” (new episodes 5, 12, 19)

    Fri, June 5th – “Disney Family Sundays” (new episodes 5, 12, 19)

    Fri, June 5th – “One Day At Disney” (new episodes 5, 12, 19)

    Fri, June 12th – “Artemis Fowl” (2020), Disney+ exclusive premiere

    Fri, June 26th – “Into The Unknown: Making Frozen 2,” series premiere

    “101 Dalmatians” (1997)

    “Schoolhouse Rock,” Season 1

    “Raven’s Home,” Season 3

    “Tarzan” (1999)

    “Tarzan II” (2005)

APPLE TV+

    Fri, June 5th – “Dear…,” series premiere

    Thurs, June 18th – “The Great,” series premiere

SHOWTIME

    Sun, June 14th – “Billions,” mid-season break

    Sun, June 21st – “The Chi,” season premiere

    Sun, June 21st – “Vice,” season finale

    Sun, June 28th – “Black Monday,” season finale

    Sun, June 28th – “Penny Dreadful: City of Angels,” season finale

    “3:10 To Yuma” (2007)

    “Back to the Future” (Trilogy)

    “The Terminator” (1984)

    “Terminator 2” (1991)

    Kill Bill” (Volumes 1 & 2)

    “Rules of Engagement” (2007)

    “Spring Breakers” (2012)

HBO Max

    Mon, June 1st – “The Not Too Late Show With Elmo,” series premiere (HBO Max Original)

    Mon, June 1st – “4th & Forever: Muck City,” series premiere

    Tues, June 2nd – “Inside Carbonaro,” series premiere (TruTV)

    Thurs, June 4th – HBO First Look: The King of Staten Island” (HBO)

    Thurs, June 4th – “We’re Here,” season finale (HBO)

    Fri, June 5th – “Betty,” season finale (HBO)

    Sat, June 6th – “Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It!” (HBO)

    Sun, June 7th – “I May Destroy You,” series premiere (HBO)

    Weds, June 10th – “Infinity Train,” season premiere

    Sun, June 14th – “I Know This Much Is True,” limited series finale (HBO)

    Sun, June 14th – “Insecure,” season finale (HBO)

    Tues, June 16th – “Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer,” documentary premiere (CNN)

    Fri, June 19th – “Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn,” documentary premiere (HBO)

    Sun, June 21st – “Perry Mason,” limited series premiere (HBO)

    Weds, June 24th – “Transhood,” documentary premiere (HBO)

    Sat, June 27th – “Doctor Sleep” (Director's Cut) (HBO)

    “Friends,” Seasons 1-10

    “The Big Bang Theory,” Seasons 1-12

    “South Park,” Seasons 1-23

    “Looney Tunes Cartoons,” Season 1

    “The Bachelor,” Seasons 1-24

    “Sesame Street,” Seasons 1-50

    “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” Seasons 1-6

    “Batwoman,” Season 1

    “Pretty Little Liars,” Seasons 1-7

    “Westworld,” Seasons 1-3

    “Big Little Lies,” Seasons 1-2

    “Game of Thrones,” Seasons 1-8

    “Sex and the City,” Seasons 1-6

    “Veep,” Seasons 1-7

    “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Seasons 1-10

    “The Sopranos,” Seasons 1-6

    “Amelie” (2001)

    “Cabaret” (1972)

    “Chicago” (2002)

    “The Goonies” (1985)

    “Looney Tunes: Back in Action” (2003)

    “Magic Mike” (2012)

 

NEW MUSIC THIS WEEK
Diplo Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley, Chapter 1: Snake Oil

Lady Gaga Chromatica

Life On The Flip Side by BUFFETT,JIMMY

Up All Nite With Prince: The One Nite Alone Collection by Prince

LONDON TO VEGAS by Joe Elliott and Phil Collen

Downhill From Everywhere/A Little Soon To Say by Jackson Browne

Once Were Brothers: Robby Robertson And The Band by Martin Scorsese and Bruce Springsteen

2020 (Deluxe Edition) by Vandenberg

DIPLO PRESENTS THOMAS WESLEY CHAPTER 1: SNAKE OIL - DIPLO

LOOK LONG - INDIGO GIRLS

GOLDEN HOUR - KYGO

HYSTERIA LIVE(2LP) by Def Leppard

When Your Heart Is Made Out Of Ice by Lou Reed

Fan The Flame (Part 1): 30th Anniversary Edition [180-Gram WhiteColored Vinyl] by Dead or Alive

Music From The Star Wars Saga: The Essential Collection (Soundtrack) by ZIEGLER,ROBERT; JOHN WILLIAMS

 

NEW DVDS THIS WEEK:

1BR

Abe

Clickbait

Creepshow Season 1

Debt Collectors

Extra Ordinary

Harley Quinn: The Complete First Season

Robert The Bruce

Rogue Warfare: The Hunt

Watchmen: An HBO Limited Series

Witches in the Woods

 

NEW MOVIES THIS WEEK:  (Opening Thursday night)

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BET Invites Trump & Biden To Race Forum - BET is inviting President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to be part of a Juneteenth Forum.  If Biden and Trump agree to appear, they’ll be interviewed separately and asked to “address a range of critical issues, including the institutional racism that has led to disparities in housing, health, income and the law enforcement and criminal justice systems.” The two also will be asked to talk about specific plans to address these issues.  The BET News series, “Justice Now,” will start tonight with discussion on the killing of George Floyd. Guests will Senator Cory Booker, John Legend, TI, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Tamika Mallory, and NAACP President Derrick Johnson.

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Celebrities BlackOut  - #TheShowMustBePaused was started in response to the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and others at the hands of police. The purpose of the initiative, which was started by two Black women in the music business, was to call out racism and inequality.  June 2nd was designated as Blackout Tuesday. The point was to go silent on social media, reflect on recent events, and stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. In addition, business was put on pause for honest, reflective, and productive conversation about what actions are needed to collectively support the Black community.  Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jamie Foxx, Michael B Jordan, Oprah Winfrey, Blake Lively, Chris Harrison, Bryan Cranston, Jessica Alba, and others showed their support. Kylie Jenner used the opportunity to encourage her fans to vote in the states that held primaries yesterday.  Not everybody was on board. As we told you, Lil Nas X didn’t think silence was the answer. Meanwhile Kehlani and Lizzo didn’t want the #BlackOutTuesday followers to use the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag to keep it free from information.

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Lea Michele Accused Of Making “Glee” Set Hell For Sammie Ware, Others - “Glee” actor Samantha Ware says having Lea Michele as her co-star wasn’t as fun as you might expect. She’s accused Michele of making the set of the show a “living hell” with “traumatic microaggressions.”  As the country protests the death of George Floyd, Michele has shared a message of solidarity on Twitter using the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter. While that may seem all good and well, Ware isn’t impressed based on her experience with the actress on the set of “Glee,” claiming Michele told her she would “s**t in [her] wig.” “Remember when you made my first television gig a living hell?!?! Cause I’ll never forget,” Ware writes. “I believe you told everyone that if you had the opportunity you would ‘s— in my wig!’ amongst other traumatic microaggressions that made me question a career in Hollywood.” While Michele hasn’t spoken up about the claims yet, more of her “Glee” co-stars have. Alex Newell, who starred in the Fox series for four seasons, has responded to fans skeptical about the story with, “we ain’t go no damn thing to lie about 6 years later!” Meanwhile, one-time “Glee” star Dabier Snell claims Michele wouldn’t let him sit with the cast because he “didn’t belong there.” ONE MORE THING! As fans await Michele’s response, she’s already losing business over Ware’s allegations. She’s been dropped as a spokesperson for HelloFresh. In a statement, HelloFresh writes, “[we do not] condone racism nor discrimination of any kind, we aer disheartened and disappointed to learn of the recent claims concerning Lea Michele.”

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Seth Rogen Praised For Shutting Down BLM Critics - Seth Rogen is pulling no punches in his support for the Black Lives Matter movement. He posted a photo with the slogan written in bold font against a yellow backdrop. He captioned it, “If this is a remotely controversial statement to you, feel free to unfollow me.”  Those who thought they could challenge the actor got met with a prompt expletive that we’ll censor for our family audience – [freak] you. While he might have lost a few followers, he gained some who appreciated his unwavering stance.  In other #BLM news, Cole Sprouse was arrested during a peaceful protest in Santa Monica. In case you missed it, the “Riverdale” posted about it, but made it clear that the story wasn’t about him. He used the same photo Seth used, and spoke about his experience. One thing he said was, “Peace, riots, looting, are an absolutely legitimate form of protest. The media is, by nature, only going to show the most sensational, which only proves a long-standing racist agenda.”

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TV Cops Encouraging Colleagues To Donate Amid Protests - Actors who play cops on television are being encouraged to reach into their wallets amid protests over George Floyd’s death. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star Stephanie Beatriz and “The Tick’s” Griffin Newman are urging TV cops to give part of their paychecks to the cause.  Beatriz and Newman have each donated $11K, for a combined total of $22K, to the Community Exchange Fund, going towards local bail funds assisting with the release of arrested prisoners. The actors have taken to social media to encourage their fellow TV cops to do the same.  “I’m an actor who plays a detective on tv,” the statements read. “If you currently play a cop? If you make tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in residuals from playing a cop? I’ll let you do the math."

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Meghan Markle On Racism In Resurfaced Video - Meghan Markle has been open about how proud she is of her “heritage on both sides” of her family as a biracial woman. In a resurfaced video from 2012, the then-”Suits” star gets candid about her experience with racism for charity Erase The Hate’s “I Won’t Stand For” campaign.  In the video, Meghan wears a shirt with the words “I Won’t Stand For Racism” as she remembers hearing someone call her mom Doria Ragland the N-word. While she’s felt like a “fly on the wall” as a biracial woman, Meghan says racial slurs and “offensive jokes” still hit her “in a really strong way.”  “[People] treat me differently than I think they would if they knew what I was mixed with,” she adds. “I hope that by the time I have children that people are even more open-minded to how things are changing and that having a mixed world is what it’s all about, it certainly makes it a lot more beautiful and interesting.”

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JJ Abram Donates $10M to Anti-Racist Organizations - JJ Abrams is doing his part to fight racism in America. The filmmaker – through his film and TV production company, Bad Robot, and the Katie McGrath and JJ Abrams Family Foundation – has pledged $10 million to various organizations.  In the Insta-announcement, Abrams said, “Enough is enough. Enough police brutality. Enough outsized privilege. Enough polite conversation. Enough white comfort.” The lengthy post outlines, among other things, how the cash will be distributed with an initial $200-thousand investment for each of the following – Black Lives Matter LA, the Black Futures Lab, the Community Coalition, the Equal Justice Initiative, and the Know Your Rights Camp.

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Big Brands Sever Ties With Myka Stauffer: The fallout for “rehoming” her four-year-old adopted son keeps on coming for Myka Stauffer. If you missed it, she announced that she and her husband James Stauffer have chosen to dissolve the adoption of their autistic son after citing privacy concerns. But the wave of backlash she’s faced has been a bit too much for her sponsors and it’s been reported that major names like Playtex Baby, Danimals, Suave, Chili’s, and Big Lots have all pulled their funding from your channel.

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YouTuber's Mustang Allegedly Seized By Copyright Holders: The B is for Build YouTube channel set out to recreate the famous Mustang known as Eleanor from the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds” but little did they know they were actually building a lawsuit against them. The name and visual design for the car is actually a registered trademark of Disney and anybody that wants to build a replica of the car has to get the express permission from them first. B is for Build didn’t know that was a thing so they just had the car seized by the copyright holders and all of the channel’s videos about the car erased from YouTube.

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TikTok Blames “Technical Glitch” For Low View Counts On #BlackLivesMatter Videos: TikTok claims a “technical glitch” is to blamefor #BlackLivesMatter and #GeorgeFloyd hashtags looking like they have zero views last week. TikTok users were worried the platform could be censoring the videos, especially since the company is owned by Chinses internet giant ByteDance. But TikTok execs insist it was just a “display issue”… and now the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag is back up and running, having currently raked in over two-billion views.

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Amber Heard’s Makeup Artist Fighting Live Testimony: Amber Heard’s makeup artist is reportedly fighting an order for her give a live remote testimony in Heard and her ex-husband Johnny Depp’s ongoing heated legal battle. Melanie Inglessis testified last year that she helped conceal Heard’s face injuries for an appearance on “The Late Show with James Corden,” and that she remembers “numerous” times Heard told her she was being abused. But now, she’s worried about how her reputation as a celebrity makeup artist will be affected since she claims she’s been receiving death threats already.

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Evan Peters Apologizes For Retweeting Looting Video: Evan Peters has apologized after “unknowingly” retweeting a video of a guy watching a video of police tackling protesters with the caption “I can watch these piece of s**t looters get tackled all day!!” After deleting the retweet, the “American Horror Story” star has apologized in a follow-up tweet. He says he doesn’t “condone” what was shown in the video and insists he “supports black lives matter wholeheartedly.”

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Nicole Byers On Talking To Kids About Black Live Matter: Nicole Byer has posted an emotional message on Instagram about the importance of talking to children about Black Lives Matter.” As the host of a show “a lot of kids watch,” Netflix’s “Nailed It!,” Byer provides her followers with a “conversation to have with your children,” explaining racism and police brutality in a way kids can understand… but without holding anything back.

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Dog The Bounty Hunter Crashes Granddaughter’s TikTok: Dog The Bounty Hunter is getting into TikTok… well, getting in the way of his granddaughter’s TikTok. He’s shared a video of his daughter Lyssa’s 10-year-old daughter Madalynn doing a TikTok dance… when Dog crashes the video and waves in the background.

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Kobe Murals Untouched in Los Angeles Amid Protests: The riots may be raging as people try to work out their anger over continued instances of police brutality, but in Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant is still sacred. Vanessa Bryant shared photos of several murals in the city of the late Laker and their daughter, Gianna, that have remained untouched in the midst of the madness.

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Cause of Death For "Twilight's" Gregory Boyce Revealed: We told you that Gregory Tyree Boyce and his girlfriend, Natalie Adepoju, were found dead in their Las Vegas apartment last month. Now we know what killed them. According to the Clark County Coroner, the 30-year-old actor best known for his work in “Twilight” and his 27-year-old girlfriend both died from fentanyl and cocaine intoxication. The manner of death was ruled an accident.

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The Weeknd & Drake Make Huge Donations In The Wake Of George Floyd’s Death - Both The Weeknd and Drake opened up their wallets and made substantial donations in the wake of George Floyd’s death.  The Weeknd shared on social media that he donated a total of $500,000 - $200K to Black Lives Matter Global Network, $200K to The Colin Kaepernick Know Your Rights Camp Legal Defense Initiative and $100K to the National Bail Out.  “keep supporting our brothers and sisters out there risking everything to push for actual change for our black lives,” The Weeknd shared. “Urging everyone with big pockets to give and give big and if you have less please give what you can even if it's a small amount. #blacklivesmatter.”  He also added on Twitter, "“To my fellow respected industry partners and execs — no one profits off of black music more than the labels and streaming services,” adding,  “I gave yesterday and I urge you to go big and public with yours this week. It would mean the world to me and the community if you can join us.”  Meanwhile, Drake also made a huge donation, giving $100K to the National Bail Out, and sharing the receipt on his Instagram Story.

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Lizzo Shares Song To Urge You To Vote - Lizzo wants make sure people get out and vote so their voice is heard. In fact, she wants to get the word out so much that she made up a song so you won’t forget.  “Do you know how you can help make a change today? Vote! Presidential primaries today," she shared in the video as she sang, highlighting the states holding primaries yesterday. "There are many ways to protest. Find your voice and use it. We need you."

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Zayn Malik Speaks Out Following George Floyd’s Death - Zayn Malik has taken to social media to speak out following the killing of George Floyd.  “What is happening right now is exactly what happens when you leave a wound untreated and act obviously in it’s constant presence,” he writes. “This uprising has escalated due to the racism, ignorance and arrogance that burdens America and the world.”  He adds, “I am deeply saddened by every act of discrimination and can not stay silent.”  He then offered a link to ways his fans can help.

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Selena Gomez Shuts Down Website For Black Out Tuesday - Selena Gomez was one of the many artists who participated in Black Out Tuesday in support of Black Lives Matter, but while some simply posted a black image on their social media pages, Selena actually shut down her whole website.  “It’s my hope today you are taking the time to do some introspective thinking about how we can all come together and listen to one another with an open heart and mind,” read a statement on the site. “The country is long overdue for meaningful changes to our broken society. Black lives matter.”  She also added links to several organizations, including, “@blklivesmatter,” “@whenweallvote,” “@colorofchange,” and @naacp.”

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Lil Nas X Had Issues With Black Out Tuesday - While many artists participated in Black Out Tuesday yesterday, in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, Lil Nas X had some issues with the campaign. The rapper voiced his objection to the #showmustbepaused campaign, believing it’s doing more harm than good.  "i don’t think the movement has ever been this powerful. we don’t need to slow it down by posting nothing," he tweeted. "we need to spread info and be as loud as ever." He added, “i know y’all mean well but... bro saying stop posting for a day is the worst idea ever," explaining, "not tryna be announcing but what if we posted donation and petitions links on instagram all at the same time instead of pitch black images."  Lil Nas also had issues with everyone using the hastag #BlackLivesMatter in their Black Out Tuesday posts. He noted, “this is not helping us. bro who the hell thought of this?? ppl need to see what’s going on.”

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BET Invites Trump & Biden To Race Forum - BET is inviting President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to be part of a Juneteenth Forum.  If Biden and Trump agree to appear, they’ll be interviewed separately and asked to “address a range of critical issues, including the institutional racism that has led to disparities in housing, health, income and the law enforcement and criminal justice systems.” The two also will be asked to talk about specific plans to address these issues.  The BET News series, “Justice Now,” will start tonight with discussion on the killing of George Floyd. Guests will Senator Cory Booker, John Legend, TI, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Tamika Mallory, and NAACP President Derrick Johnson.

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Wendy Williams Returns To Social Media Amid Hiatus - Wendy Williams returned to social media after announcing a couple weeks ago she was taking a break to deal with her health issues. The talk show host gave fans a “How you doin” update on The ‘Gram by posting a photo of herself standing outside in sweats and a face mask while holding a copy of the “New York Daily News.”  “Wow June is here! I didn’t see paparazzi but ok,” Wendy captioned the post. “I needed my stuff before NYC dark. Black lives have ALWAYS mattered. #BlackLivesMatter #NYPD #Peace #??” She also participated in “Blackout Tuesday” posting a black square on page.   Meanwhile, it’s still unclear when Williams will return with the at-home-version of “The Wendy Williams Show.”

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New “RHONJ” Season Will Follow Teresa Giudice’s Dating Life: Fans will get to see how Teresa Giudice’s love life is doing after her split from husband Joe Giudice when season 11 of “Real Housewives of New Jersey” premieres. A source tells “Us Weekly” that as she prepares to restart filming on the season, which was put on hold due to coronavirus, she’s ready to move on and get “back to a normal life with her family and dating”... and that her dating life will be part of her storyline.

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Ruby Rose’s “Batwoman” Character To Be Replaced: Ruby Rose has exited the CW’s “Batwoman” after one season, but she won’t simply be replaced with another actress. Instead, the CW is introducing a new character – according to a casting notice reposted on Reddit, the new girl Ryan Wilder is the complete opposite of Rose’s Kate Kane.

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“90 Day Fiance” Usman Trolls Wife On Insta After Split: “90 Day Fiance” star Usman is taking digs at his ex Baby Girl Lisa after their heated breakup. The reality star is reposting mean memes about her, like a fan post that reads “even if u don’t come to America thru big belly Lisa, u r already famous worldwide.” Another post he’s reposted reads, “this couple i hated the most Lisa so disrespectful to this men that is willing to do anything to be in USA with her no family and friends.”

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Dick Wolf Fires "SVU" Spinoff Writer for Looters Remark:Craig Goreis looking for a job today, courtesy of a social media post. The writer, who worked on the “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” spinoff, said online, “Sunset is being looted two blocks from me. You think I won’t light mother[freakers] up who are trying to [freak with] my property I worked all my life for? Think again…" When Dick Wolf found out about it, he said, “I will not tolerate this conduct, especially during our hour of national grief. I am terminating Craig Gore immediately.” As if that weren’t bad enough, his agency dropped him as a client. “Craig Gore is no longer a Paradigm client. We condemn his post in the strongest possible terms,” the agency said in a statement.

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Miss America Camille Schrier First To Reign For Two Years: Who knew that Camille Schrier was going to make history twice when she was crowned Miss America in December? Because the 2021 pageant has been postponed – courtesy of the coronavirus – she will end up becoming the first woman to keep her crown for two years. “I realized now that I'm probably going to be a ‘Jeopardy’ question,” the 24-year-old joked. “It's definitely incredible. As someone who is a nontraditional competitor in the Miss America organization ... it's kind of on-brand for me to do it this way.” For the record, the pharmacy major made history when she competed because she did a science demonstration for the talent portion of the pageant.

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“Mission: Impossible 7” To Return To Filming In September: Filming is set to pick back up on “Mission: Impossible 7” in September, after being shut down earlier this year due to coronavirus. Actor Simon Pegg tells “Variety” that the September restart is “the plan” for now, and will kick off with “the outdoor stuff” with “precautions in place.”

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Warner Bros Streaming “Just Mercy” For Free: Warner Bros has made the 2019 civil rights legal drama “Just Mercy” available to stream for free on digital platforms throughout June in light of the ongoing George Floyd protests. “We believe in the power of story,” a rep for Warner Bros says in a statement. “Our film ‘Just Mercy’ is one resource we can humbly offer to those who are interested in learning more about the systemic racism that plagues our society.”

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Stand Against Racism - As protests across the country over the death of George Floyd continue, media companies are joining celebrities in showing solidarity with the cause. Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Prime and Starz have taken to social media to speak out against racism and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.  Here are the messages of solidarity media giants have shared:

    YouTube: “We stand in solidarity against racism and violence. When members of our community hurt, we all hurt. We’re pledging            $1M in support of efforts to address social injustice.”

    Netflix: “To be silent is to be complicit.Black lives matter. We have a platform, and we have a duty to our Black members, employees,        creators and talent to speak up.’

    Hulu: ‘We support Black lives. Today, and every day. You are seen. You are heard. And we are with you.”

    HBO: “We stand with our Black colleagues, employees, fans, actors, storytellers — and all affected by senseless violence.”

    Warner Bros: “We stand with our Black colleagues, talent, storytellers and fans – and all affected by senseless violence. Your voices   matter, your messages matter.”

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Jamie Foxx Participated In Peaceful Protest In San Francisco - Jamie Foxx was among the thousands that gathered in San Francisco for a peaceful protest in honor of George Floyd and other Black people lost at the hands of police. He joined Mayor London Breed and other community leaders spoke out against police brutality and participated in a “kneel-in.”  The Oscar winner sang, “No Weapon” by Fred Hammond, and told the crowd gathered at San Francisco City Hall, “You can’t sit back. You can’t tweet. You can’t text. You gotta get out here.” Mayor Breed said that the San Francisco police killed her cousin. “Yes, I’m the major, but I’m a Black woman first,” she noted.  Rev. Amos Brown capped things off with a call to action – “SIf you really want Black folks to have their rights, you better get with us and vote this man out of the White House.”

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Tyler Perry Shares Exchange With George Floyd's Family - George Floyd’s family has one request in the wake of his death. According to Tyler Perry – who reached out to offer words of comfort – “They are adamant in their call for peaceful protest.”  Meanwhile, the director also outlined what he’s been doing during the protests. “I spent the past few days…having very high level conversations with people who don’t look like me, people who may not believe what I believe, people who don’t know what it’s like to be Black in America but were willing to listen,” Tyler shared in an IG post. “White people who are Republicans and Democrats, with different opinions, different views, and different ideas and strategies on how to stop this! White people with the power to have this go either way.”  After adding that several high-level friends – Oprah Winfrey, Jay-Z, Sean “Diddy” Combs, and others – have been doing the same thing, Tyler said, “It takes all of us as Black people to do our part.” He added, “Think about this please. We’re only 12 to 14 percent of the US population. With a number like that, we need allies that don’t look like us. Allies who are not in the 12 to 14 percent but want to be in the number that help us.”   And apparently Perry’s efforts are paying off. “There were a lot of White people that are famous that I was talking to who wanted to know how they can help. One actually said ‘teach us what we need to know.’”

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Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds Donate To NAACP Defense Fund - As you may recall, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds $400K to New York Hospitals on the front lines of coronavirus. Now that protests have erupted across the country over the death of George Floyd, the couple is once again putting their money where their mouth is.  Blake and Ryan have announced that they’re donating $200K to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and they’re spreading the word on social media. In a statement of solidarity with the black community, Blake and Ryan open up about “owning their past mistakes,” and educating themselves and their children about systemic racism... urging fans to donate to the cause, too.  "We've been teaching our children differently than the way our parents taught us," the statement reads. "We want to educate ourselves about other people's experiences and talk to our kids about everything, all of it…especially our own complicity.” Read the whole post below.  Of course, the couple isn’t the only one putting their money where their mouth is. Stars like Seth Rogen, Steve Carrell, Don Cheadle, Chrissy Teigen, Harry Styles and more are donating to organizations and bail funds – and even matching each other’s donations.

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 “Silicon Valley’s” Thomas Middleditch Getting Divorced After Coming Out As “Swinger” - As you may recall, back in September “Silicon Valley” star Thomas Middleditch claimed swinging saved his marriage. Well, it looks like there was still trouble in paradise because Middleditch and his wife of more than four years Mollie Gates are officially calling it quits.  In court docs obtained by “People,” the couple has filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. Their date of separation is listed as May 22th, with Gates asking for spousal support.  Reps for the two have yet to comment on the split, but a source tells “People” that the couple is on good terms, they’re just on different wavelengths as Middleditch had mentioned. “They still care deeply for each other,” the source adds. “And will move forward as friends.”

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Prince Andrew Permanently Iced Out Of Public Duties - We previously reported that Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties after his disastrous BBC interview about his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Now, “The Times” reports that he won’t be returning to public life at all.  It was November when Andrew released an official statement announcing he would “step back from public duties for the foreseeable future,” after Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre said in an interview with NBC that she was forced into sex with the royal. He’s denied the claims, telling the BBC that he didn’t even remember meeting Giuffre despite a photo of them together.  According to the newspaper, Andrew is considered “toxic” to the royals at this point, so they have “no plans to review” his status.

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Alec Baldwin Surprises Hunter College Students At Graduation - Alec Baldwin is among the stars making sure 2020 graduates still get the boost they deserve now that commencement ceremonies have been canceled. The “30 Rock” star recently surprised graduates of Hunter College’s theater program during their virtual graduation.  Baldwin, a friend of the program’s director Greg Mosher, popped up online during the virtual commencement to congratulate the students and give some inspiring words. A man of the theater himself, he said “we thespians” have to stick together during this uncertain time, since he thinks people will need the arts “now more than ever.”

“Congratulations, you made it. You made it through a bizarre finish line in these bizarre times,” he said. “People have always needed the arts, particularly the performing arts, but they are going to need it now more than ever during these weird, weird and painful times we are in.”

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Ellen DeGeneres Deletes Tweet About Protests Amid Backlash - Ellen DeGeneres is taking more heat online after the “mean Ellen” controversy. The talk show host has deleted a tweet about racial injustice after some fans called her out for coming across as vague and hypocritical.  “Like so many of you, I am angry and I am sad, people of color in this country have faced injustice for far too long,” the now-deleted tweet read, according to screenshots circulating online. “For things to change, things must change. We must commit ourselves to this change with conviction and love.”  Some fans have taken issue with the vague wording of the tweet, like how it doesn’t specifically mention “black people.” Others are calling Ellen a hypocrite for saying she’s “angry and sad” about racial injustice while defending her friendship with “war criminal” George W. Bush on her show.  Ellen has since shared a new message following through on fans’ requests that she make it clear she’s been putting her money where her mouth is. She’s announced personal donations to the George Floyd Memorial Fund, the NAACP, Black Lives Matter, and the ACLU.

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Naomi Campbell's Personal Chef Dishes On Her Diet - Naomi Campbell recently celebrated her 50th birthday, and she looks fabulous. You, too, can look that good – but it’ll cost you cheese, chicken, and pasta.  According to Sean John, the supermodel’s personal chef, “She’s an ital, which is a Jamaican word for clean vegetarian style.” Naomi has her own stuff at home, but he still makes her one good, healthy meal per day. He also says that he prepares meals for her when she travels because she won’t eat if it’s not her taste.  The one thing Naomi can’t do without is seasoning. “She has to have flavor. You can’t just put salt and pepper in it. I don’t do that anyway, but she knows! There’s got to be some spice and herbs. She’s all about making it soulful and flavorful,” he said.

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Tana Mongeau and Noah Cyrus Reunite Amid Quarantine: YouTuber Tana Mongeau wasn’t going to let a little quarantine stop her from reuniting with her bestie Noah Cyrus. The dynamic duo shared a video clip themselves driving together on their Instagram Stories joining forces once again after spending months self-isolating. For the record, the hangout looks went down in California where lockdown rules prohibit any gatherings unless they’re for faith-based services, cultural ceremonies, or protests.

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Jaclyn Hill Responds To Criticism After Wearing Alcohol-branded Sweater: Make-up YouTuber Jaclyn Hill has caught a wave of backlash after she posted a selfie sporting an alcohol-branded sweater after recently admitting she’s had issues with using alcohol as a coping mechanism for her mental health troubles. In her Instagram pic, Hill is rocking a Budweiser sweater and a hickey on her neck. After outrage flooded in for her repping booze, Jaclyn hopped into the comment section to let everyone know they don’t know anything about her “relationship with alcohol” and agreed wholeheartedly with a fan on Twitter who said “Unpopular opinion: @JaclynHill wearing a Budweiser shirt doesn’t make her an alcoholic.”

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KSI Reflects On Music Success As New Album Blows Up In The UK: KSI is reflecting on his journey as a YouTuber-turned-boxer… and now rapper charting in the UK with the likes of The 1975 and BTS. In a new interview with “NME,” KSI says he expected the bar for his music to be set pretty high since he comes from YouTube, saying, “when the general public sees a YouTuber wanting to do music, it just leaves a weird, sour taste in their mouths, people just despite it.”

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Jay Cutler Heads To Montana In Wake Of Divorce: Jay Cutler has opted for a change of scenery as he and Kristin Cavallari start divorce proceedings. The NFL quarterback, who is based in Nashville, has taken to social media to share some gorgeous photos from his trip to Montana.

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Chip & Joanna Gaines Celebrate 17 Years: Chip and Joanna Gaines are celebrating 17 years of marriage. The couple has taken to Instagram to mark the occasion with photos from their wedding day. Chip writes, “after all these years Joanna Lea Stevens, you really are the girl of my dreams.”

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Steve-O Remembers House Concert That Got Him Evicted: Steve-O has been sober for over a decade now, but there was a time when he got evicted from his apartment for partying too hard. In a new YouTube video, “The Most Expensive Things I Destroyed,” the “Jackass” star remembers the time he held a death metal concert at his place… which, ironically enough, was held to celebrate his eviction from a previous apartment he had turned into a skate park. Then, he got evicted again for the rock ruckus!

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Gabrielle Union's Daughter Inspired New Children's Book: Kaavia James – aka Shady Baby – is the inspiration for Gabrielle Union’s new children’s book. “Welcome to the Party” chronicles how she and Dwyane Wade brought Kaavia into the world via surrogate. “We wanted to create this space for other families who are anticipating the addition of a new family member and how exciting that is,” she said. The book is available now.

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JK Simmons Wants To Play Ever Famous Chris's Dad: It’s amazing what working with a Chris will do to you. Just ask JK Simmons. After working with Chris Pratt and Chris Evans – and having such pleasant experiences in “The Tomorrow War” and “Defending Jacob,” respectively – he now has a new goal. "My career plan now is to play the father of every handsome, blue-eyed movie star stud named Chris," he said. " If you're casting out there I'm looking — Chris Pine, I'm available, and Chris Hemsworth — in either order, I mean we don't have to go alphabetical.”

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Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande Debut At Number One - Music fans were definitely excited by the teaming of Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande. The pair’s new collaboration, “Rain on Me,” just debuted at number one on the Hot 100 singles chart.  The track, which also tops the Digital Song Sales chart, is now Gaga's fifth number one, and the second to debut on top the chart. It is Ari’s fourth number one, and her fourth to debut on top, making her the first artist to have four songs debut at number one. She previously debuted on top with “Thank U Next,” “7 Rings” and “Stuck With U,” with Justin Bieber.  Coming in at number two this week is last week’s number one, Megan The Stallion’s “Savage,” featuring Beyoncé, followed by DaBaby’s “Rockstar,” featuring Roddy Ricch, at three, The Weeknd’s “Blinding Light” at four and Doja Cat’s “Say So” at five.

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Fans Flood Dallas Police Department’s Snitch App With K-Pop Footage - If we’ve learned anything by the BTS Army is that K-Pop fans are united bunch. And over the weekend they used their powerful force to stand up against the Dallas Police Department, who was asking folks to snitch on protesters.  After the DPD asked the public to report “illegal activity from the protests” surrounding George Floyd’s murder using their iWatch Dallas application, K-Pop stans showed their support for Black Lives Matter by flooding the app with FanCam footage of K-pop performances. And their efforts seemed to work, with the DPD later revealing the app was down due to “technical difficulties.”

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Record Store Day Releases Announced - As we told you, after being postponed from April to June due to the coronavirus, Record Store Day was reworked again to three days, or “RSD Drops” and now we know what records will be “dropped” on those days.  The first RSD Drops day is set for August 29th, and some of the releases include:

    An archival David Bowie release “ChangesNowBowie.”

    Limited-edition picture disc versions of The Cure’s “Seventeen Seconds” and “Bloodflowers.”

    Billie Eilish’s “Live at Third Man Records” in opaque blue vinyl.

    U2’s debut single, “11 O’Clock Tick Tock”, on limited edition 12-inch transparent blue vinyl.

    A 50th anniversary limited-edition vinyl reissue Paul McCartney’s solo debut, “McCartney.”

    John Prine & Kelsey Waldon’s “The Kentucky Sessions” on seven-inch vinyl, and Prine’s “The Atlantic Albums”

The second day is set for September 26th, and will include:

    Fleetwood Mac’s “The Alternative Rumors,” featuring alternative takes of songs on the band’s classic 1977 album.

    This year’s Record Store Day ambassador Brandi Carlile will release a seven-inch honoring Soundgarden, with covers of “Black Hole       Sun” and “Searching with My Good Eye Closed,” which was recorded with Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd, and Matt       Cameron.

    Roger Waters’ 1990 “The Wall In Berlin” on clear colored vinyl.

    A collection of rarities and B-sides from Britney Spears’ sophomore alum, “Oops! I Did It Again.”

Finally, on October 24th, releases include:

    A double A-side 7-inch from Beck featuring remixes of St. Vincent’s reworking of “Uneventful Days” and Khruangbin’s remix of “No    Distraction.”

    Randy Newman’s soundtracks for “The Natural” and “Avalon” on vinyl.

    The Rolling Stones’ “Metamorphosis UK.”

    Toto’s “Live In Tokyo 1980” on vinyl.

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ICYMI: John Legend on Kanye West Friendship - Longtime friends John Legend and Kanye West have grown apart. According to Legend, it’s just the “natural cycle of life.” Some thought the friendship was over after West started publically endorsing Donald Trump back in 2016. They even had a heated exchange on social media that led to Yeezy tweeting screenshots of private texts from Legend trying convince him to stop supporting Trump.  However, their political differences had nothing to do with dwindling friendship. “I don’t think we’re less friends because of the Trump thing,” Legend noted. “I just think we’re doing our own thing. He’s up in Wyoming. I’m

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