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The Conners: Roseanne character suffers narcotic overdose durin’ season premiere

Roseanne Conner resting in peace. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Surly matriarch Roseanne Conner died from an accidental opioid overdose Tuesday night during the season premiere of “The Conners” on Disney-owned channel ABC. The character’s quietus became inevitable when embattled comic Roseanne Barr tweeted a juxtaposition in May comparing Valerie Jarrett to an ape. Valerie, in case you ...

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Nobody’s Fool: Tiffany Haddish remains incredibly active as popularity expands

Crazy Tiffany is “Nobody’s Fool.” Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — She hosted the MTV Movie Awards. She emcee’d Saturday Night Live. And she starred alongside Tracy Morgan in the hit TNT comedy “The Last O.G.” Needless to say, it’s been a busy, yet remunerative 2018 for ‘Girls Trip’ alum Tiffany Haddish and she certainly warrants credit for striking while ...

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Will Smith laments marital shortcomings during shocking Facebook Watch Q&A

Will Smith talks marital failures.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — At one point… Will Smith was such an egregious husband, his wife Jada Pinkett Smith “cried 45 days straight” — this according to the 50-year-old thespian who spilled the beans during a preview for the forthcoming season of Red Table Talk — a Facebook Watch conclave that features Jada, ...

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Selena Gomez suffers huge breakdown, hospitalized at mental health facility

Selena Gomez has mental breakdown.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Thoughts and prayers are with pop songstress Selena Gomez who’s currently receiving medical treatment at a mental health facility somewhere along the east coast. Nobody, including paparazzi, knows her whereabouts. Word on the street claims the Disney starlet has been hospitalized on and off the past couple weeks ...

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Black Lightning electrifies season two

Black Lightning returns on CW. Blog King, Mass Appeal BURBANK, Cali — Season two of “Black Lighting” has finally arrived on CW and you can anticipate even more fireworks (or electricity) in the most contemporary installment of the popular DC Comics series. If you recall, last season, Principal Jefferson Pierce (Black Lightning portrayed by Cress Williams) and his occult children ...

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Cedric settin’ off ‘The Neighborhood’

The Neighborhood racist, but comical.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Tadow, West Side! It’s never facile uprooting a family, especially when the migration entails deracinating your white kinship from a Midwestern suburb to the intransigent streets of urban Los Angeles. But that’s the racist challenge that awaits Dave Johnson (Max Greenfield) in the new CBS sitcom “The Neighborhood.” ...

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Venom finally garners own motion picture without any assistance from Spiderman

Venom debuts without Spidey. Blog King, Mass Appeal HOLLYWOOD — Thanks to Sony Pictures, Spiderman’s adversary has finally garnered his own film. But the toxic facsimile will attempt to achieve cinematic nirvana without help from the slinky web-slinger himself. “Venom” is coming to a theater near you. Whether or not a sequel ensues is contingent upon what the f*ck transpires ...

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Eddie Murphy & model Paige Butcher are happily engaged, expecting Baby No. 2

Eddie Murphy is getting married. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Coming to… another wedding? Veteran thespian Eddie Murphy is gettin’ hitched for the second time. The 57-year-old humorist popped the question to gravid girlfriend Paige Butcher on Friday and she said “yes.” The marriage proposal couldn’t have come at a more opportune time given the fact Paige is ...

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Night School: Tryin’ to get your GED?

Kevin ‘n’ Tiffany study late night. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — “You tryin’ to get your GED?” Malcolm D. Lee’s “Night School” has finally materialized at a theater near you and it would certainly be sapient to pack an extra pair of skivvies just in case you wet your pants. Diminutive comic Kevin Hart, 39, and Emmy winner Tiffany ...

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