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NBC/Andrew Lipovsky(NEW YORK) -- James Taylor made a surprise appearance on Monday's Tonight Show -- or at least spot-on impersonation of the legendary singer/songwriter.

Fallon opened the show with his imitation of Taylor singing "Fire and Fury," a parody of Taylor's classic 1970 hit, "Fire and Rain." In the song, Fallon pokes fun at the fallout between President Donald Trump and his former chief strategist and Breitbart News head Steve Bannon over comments Bannon made in Michael Wolff's controversial new book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.

"Just yesterday morning, Breitbart announced you were gone. Bannon the tell-all book put an end to you," sings Fallon, dressed as a '70s version of Taylor, seated with a guitar.

"I thought you were besties, but I guess I was wrong. Shouldn't have dissed Trumps a** in those interviews," he continues.

"I've seen fire and I've seen fury," Fallon sings in the chorus. "Seen White House staff that'll have to face a jury. I've seen him drink a cup of water with tiny hands, while he's lying in bed watching Fox & Friends."

Other verses touch on Bannon calling meetings between the president's son, Don, Jr. and Russians "treasonous," as well as President Trump's eating habits; his penchant for early morning tweetstorms and for decrying negative news stories as "fake news."

"He's turned the White House into a total s***hole," sings Fallon, referring to the president's recent remarks on immigration.

He ends by noting that "in 2020 Oprah's gonna win" -- a reference to rumors of Oprah Winfrey considering a run for the presidency.

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ABC/Heidi Gutman(LOS ANGELES) -- After last week’s tense confrontation between Latina dynamo Bibiana and real-life Fitness Barbie, Krystal, Bibiana was determined to make a connection with the Bachelor, Arie Luyendyk Jr., in week three. But by the end of the show, Bibiana went home.

Maquel, Jacqueline, Lauren B., Tia, Marikh, Bekah M., Bibiana and Krystal went on a group date in which the group trained to be wrestlers, with some guidance from original wrestlers from the 1980s hit television series Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, Ursula Hayden, a.k.a. "Babe, the Farmers Daughter" and Angelina Altishin, a.k.a. "Little Egypt." 

Arie was surprised to learn he was being made to wrestle against surprise guest Kenny, a bachelor from Rachel's season on The Bachelorette, who is a professional wrestler. Arie got body slammed a lot. Later, each girl was dressed in their "character" – “the Gorgeous Ladies of the Bachelor” -- and paired off against one another. Surprisingly, Bibiana and Krystal did not fight.

The group went out to a cool RV park with Arie for the after-party that night and Krystal got to spend time with him first, which irritated Bibiana. Later, she, Tia and Bekah M. all got some time with the Kissing Bandit, but his time with Bekah straddling him and the camera panning away. When the group gathered, Arie gave Bekah a rose while Krystal had to sit there and watch.

Lauren S. got a date card for a one-on-one and flew with Arie on a private jet to the Hall Winery in Napa, California. They spent the afternoon drinking red wine, strolling along the grape vines and getting to know each other. That night they had dinner and talked some more but in the shock of the night, Arie decided not to give Lauren S. a rose and said goodbye to her. 

Back at the mansion, Ashley, Becca K., Brittany, Jenna, Caroline, Chelsea and Annaliese got a group date card that read, "Love is Ruff." The girls were excited because they believed it had something to do with dogs, but the excitement turned cold when a porter arrived to retrieve Lauren S.'s belongings. Krystal started yammering about how to best manage time with Arie, and Caroline said she was ready to kill her. 

The group date allowed the girls to play with dogs and challenged them to teach the dogs tricks. Afterwards, the group went to the Grove in Los Angeles and put on a dog show, which was hosted by Chris Harrison and special guest Fred Willard, from the movie Best in Show. Annaliese, who last week admitted she was traumatized by bumper cars as a child, this week confessed that she also was traumatized by a dog that bit her when she was a child and she almost lost an eye. 

That night, the group date took place at a lounge where the girls had a chance to talk to Arie but it was Chelsea who got the rose. 

Annaliese really started to worry about being the only girl who hadn't kissed Arie and confronted him about it. Arie wasn't ready and didn't feel the chemistry was there and sent Annaliese home. Bibiana tried to get some alone time with Arie but he turned her away. 

At the rose ceremony, Arie gave roses to Caroline, Kendall, Ashley, Lauren, Brittany, Becca K., Seinne, Krystal, Tia, Maquel, Jenna, Jacqueline and Marikh. Bibiana, in spite of her pluck and determination, was sent home. She said she was broken, but added, "You can't force something that's not there.” 

Next week the gang heads to Lake Tahoe and it looks like Krystal gets on a lot of people's nerves. 

The Bachelor airs Monday nights at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) -- Believe it or not, 50 Cent has morals. On Monday, the rapper told talk show hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest on Live with Kelly and Ryan that his 84-year-old grandfather wanted to accompany his famous grandson to the strip club for one of their annual outings...but he refused.  

"He...was asking me, like, take me to one of those clubs, like where them girls at," he said. "I just didn't know how that would go over. Like in the media," he added. When Kelly incredulously said, "You didn't take him?" 50 said, "If I had my 84-year-old grandfather in the strip club? They'd go, 'OK, 50's finally lost it.'" 

It also appears that the Power executive producer and star is not only a cautious grandson, but also a a doting parent to 5-year-old son Sire, telling Kelly and Ryan about the latest gift he bought for his Star Wars-loving child.  

"He likes Star Wars. He really likes Star Wars... I got him the Star Wars, the special edition Lego set." However, 50 also revealed that the Star Wars Lego set opened his eyes to a lesson in gift-giving for one's own kids. "It's so big that it was like something for me to do. You get toys for the kids that are really for you. Like that's what you do, that's when you're being a good parent," he explained. 

"You give stuff for they kids and then you start putting it together and you're looking at the instructions and you're going, 'This is not for kids.'"

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ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) -- As she recently told Jimmy Kimmel, Tiffany Haddish is addicted to Groupon, and her love of the e-commerce discount service is being rewarded with a Super Bowl commercial.

“I’m super excited to announce I’m the new spokesperson for Groupon,” Haddish declared today. “As you know, I’m a huge fan of Groupon, and have been using them forever, to eat out, to take my niece everywhere, and to get my Groupon body on,” she continued. “You know what I’m saying, personal trainers at a discounted rate. So stay tuned because tons of exciting stuff is coming up this year.”

The Girls Trip star will be featured in a series of ads, including a 30-second commercial airing during the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl on February 4.

“We’re thrilled to have one of the hottest names in entertainment as our new spokesperson,” says Groupon’s Chief Marketing Officer, Vinayak Hegde. “Tiffany’s award-winning talent and well-known passion for our brand make her the perfect choice to serve as the face of Groupon.”

Last summer, Haddish boasted about her love of the company during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! She described using Groupon to purchase a Louisiana swamp tour for herself, her Girls Trip co-star Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jada’s husband, Will Smith.

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Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Disgraced former Today show host Matt Lauer's longtime colleague Katie Couric has broken her silence about Lauer's firing in late November from NBC for "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace."

"The whole thing has been very painful for me," Couric told People magazine in an interview published Saturday. "The accounts I've read and heard have been disturbing, distressing and disorienting and it's completely unacceptable that any woman at the Today show experienced this kind of treatment."

Following Lauer's firing, multiple women anonymously accused Lauer of sexual harassment and sexual abuse in stories published by The New York Times and Variety.

Couric, who co-hosted Today for 15 years with Lauer, told People, "I had no idea this was going on during my tenure or after I left. I think I speak for many of my former colleagues when I say this was not the Matt we knew. Matt was a kind and generous colleague who treated me with respect. In fact, a joke I once made on late-night television was just that, because it was completely contrary to our brother-sister relationship. It’s still very upsetting. I really admire the way Savannah [Guthrie] and Hoda [Kotb] and the entire Today show staff have handled a very difficult situation.”

Couric acknowledged Lauer's firing in an Instagram post in November, writing, "It’s incredibly upsetting and I will say something when I’m ready to. Thanks for your interest.”

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ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Idris Elba, Tiffany Haddish and Jordan Peele were multiple winners in the non-televised categories for the NAACP Image Awards.

Elba was named Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for THOR: Ragnarok, and was also named Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited series or Dramatic Special for Guerrilla.

Haddish received awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for Girls Trip, and Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for the animated series Legends of Chamberlain Heights.

Peele was recognized for Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture, and Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture, for Get Out.

The Real’s Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley hosted the pre-awards event at the Pasadena Conference Center, where they celebrated winning Outstanding Talk Series.

Other winners include Queen Latifah, who received Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited -Series or Dramatic Special for Flint.

The 49th NAACP Image Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson, airs live tonight at 9 p.m ET on TV One. Here’s a list of the television and film winners in the non-televised categories.


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Jay Ellis - Insecure (HBO) 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Marsai Martin - black-ish (ABC) 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Joe Morton - Scandal (ABC) 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Naturi Naughton - Power (Starz) 

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited - Series or Dramatic Special
The New Edition Story (BET) 

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special
Idris Elba - Guerrilla (Showtime) 

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited -Series or Dramatic Special
Queen Latifah - Flint (Lifetime) 

Outstanding News/ Information - (Series or Special)
Unsung (TV One) 

Outstanding Talk Series
The Real (Syndicated) 

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series
The Manns (TV One) 

Outstanding Variety or Game Show - (Series or Special)
Lip Sync Battle (Spike) 

Outstanding Children's Program
Doc McStuffins (Disney Junior) 

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series)
Caleb McLaughlin - Stranger Things (Netflix) 

Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) - Individual or Ensemble
Roland Martin - News One Now (TV One) 

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) - Individual or Ensemble
LL Cool J - Lip Sync Battle (Spike) 

Motion Picture

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Idris Elba - THOR: Ragnarok (Marvel Studios) 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Tiffany Haddish - Girls Trip (Universal Pictures) 

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
Detroit (Annapurna Pictures) 


Outstanding Documentary (Film)
STEP (Fox Searchlight Pictures) 

Outstanding Documentary (Television)
The 44th President: In His Own Words (History) 


Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture
Jordan Peele - Get Out (Universal Pictures) 

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Janine Barrois – Claws – Batsh*t (TNT) 

Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series
Gina Prince-Bythewood - Shots Fired – Hour One: Pilot (Fox) 

Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special
Abdul Williams - The New Edition Story  – Part 2 (BET)


Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Anton Cropper - black-ish - Juneteenth (ABC) 

Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series
Carl Franklin - 13 Reasons Why - Tape 5, Side B (Netflix) 

Outstanding Directing in a Television Movie or Special
Allen Hughes - The Defiant Ones (HBO)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
Jordan Peele - Get Out (Universal Pictures)


Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance
Tiffany Haddish – Legends of Chamberlain Heights (Comedy Central)

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Photo Credit: Fabio Lovino, ©2017 ALL THE MONEY US, LLC.(LOS ANGELES) -- Michelle Williams is responding to the controversy over a pay gap in which she was paid less than one percent of what her male co-star, Mark Wahlberg, received for reshoots of the film, All the Money in the World.

The actress spoke out Saturday after Wahlberg announced in a statement that he's giving his $1.5 million fee from the reshoots to the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund in Williams' name. Wahlberg's agency, William Morris Endeavor, also donated another $500,000, bringing the total gift to $2 million.

The legal defense fund aims to "subsidize legal support for individuals who have experienced sexual harassment or related retaliation in the workplace," its website reads.

In contrast to Wahlberg's pay, Williams was paid $80 per diem for a total of less than $1,000 for reshoots for the film.

"Today isn’t about me," Williams' statement began. "My fellow actresses stood by me and stood up for me, my activist friends taught me to use my voice, and the most powerful men in charge, they listened and they acted."

She added, "If we truly envision an equal world, it takes equal effort and sacrifice. Today is one of the most indelible days of my life because of Mark Wahlberg, WME and a community of women and men who share in this accomplishment. Anthony Rapp, for all the shoulders you stood on, now we stand on yours."

Rapp publicly alleged in an October Buzzfeed article that one-time All the Money in the World star Kevin Spacey attempted to seduce him at a party in 1986 when Rapp was 14.

The 58-year-old House of Cards actor was replaced by Christopher Plummer, necessitating the reshoots.

Rapp responded to Williams' statement on Twitter Saturday night, writing : "I’m very moved by Michelle Williams’ kind words."

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Netflix(NEW YORK) -- Master of None actor Aziz Ansari is responding after a woman accused the actor of pressuring her into sex on a date late year.

The account, given by a woman using the pseudonym "Grace," was published by the website Babe.

In the account, the woman says she approached Ansari at the 2017 Emmy Awards after which she agreed to go on a date with him.

She says that during the date, Ansari hurried the couple off after the meal, taking the woman to his nearby apartment where he aggressively initiated a sexual encounter. 

Through the course of the encounter the woman says she tried to signal her discomfort to the actor.  “I know I was physically giving off cues that I wasn’t interested. I don’t think that was noticed at all, or if it was, it was ignored,” she told the website.

She finally left the apartment allegedly after at one point telling Ansari, "I don’t want to feel forced because then I’ll hate you, and I’d rather not hate you.”

The next day she texted the actor, "I just want to take this moment to make you aware of [your] behavior and how uneasy it made me," to which he responded, "Clearly, I misread things in the moment and I’m truly sorry,” according to the account.

On Sunday, Ansari issued a statement to through his publicist confirming the outlines of the account.

"We went out to dinner, and afterwards we ended up engaging in sexual activity, which by all indications was completely consensual," the statement reads.

"The next day, I got a text from her saying that although 'it may have seemed okay,' upon further reflection, she felt uncomfortable. It was true that everything did seem okay to me, so when I heard that it was not the case for her, I was surprised and concerned. I took her words to heart and responded privately after taking the time to process what she had said."

The statement adds that Ansari continues, "to support the movement that is happening in our culture. It is necessary and long overdue."

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Eliza Dushku at the 1994 world premiere of "True Lies"/Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Director James Cameron and actress Jamie Lee Curtis are responding after actress Eliza Dushku alleged in a Facebook post over the weekend that she was molested by a stunt coordinator on the set of Cameron's True Lies in 1994 when she was 12.

In the post on Saturday, Dushku charged that stunt coordinator Joel Kramer worked to gain her trust before luring her to a hotel room where he "disappeared in the bathroom and emerged, naked, bearing nothing but a small hand towel held flimsy at his mid-section" and "laid me down on the bed, wrapped me with his gigantic writhing body, and rubbed all over me." Dushku writes, "When he was ‘finished’, he suggested, 'I think we should be careful…,' [about telling anyone] he meant. I was 12, he was 36." 

Dushku said in her post that at the time she told her on-set legal guardian, her parents and a friend about the incident.

Kramer denied the account in an interview with Variety on Saturday saying the allegations were "absolutely not true,” adding that he “never molested her” and was “never nude in front of her.”

Dushku's legal guardian on the set, Susan Booth-Forbes, told Deadline in a statement, "Eliza Dushku is telling the truth."  Booth-Forbes alleges that she "reported Joel Kramer’s inappropriate sexual behavior towards 12-year-old Eliza to a person in authority. I was met with blank stares and had the sense that I wasn’t telling that person anything they didn’t already know."

At a Television Critics Association event on Saturday, Cameron told reporters, "Obviously, Eliza is very brave for speaking up," reports TV Guide. Cameron said he was unaware of any allegation of such behavior on the set.

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post on Sunday, True Lies co-star Jamie Lee Curtis said Dushku, "shared that story with me privately a few years ago. I was shocked and saddened then and still am today."

Writes Curtis, "All of us must take some responsibility that the loose and relaxed camaraderie that we share with our young performers has carried with it a misguided assumption that they are adults in an adult world, capable of making adult choices."

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Photo by Buena Vista/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- On this day in 1988, Good Morning, Vietnam hit theaters. The film, loosely based on the exploits of the real-life disc jockey Adrian Cronauer, starred the late Robin Williams as the irreverent D.J. who brings smiles to the faces of U.S. G.I.s during the Vietnam war. 

Good Morning, Vietnam became one of the highest-grossing movies of 1988, with a take of more than $123 million. Williams' performance earned him an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe win.  While Williams had previously starred in the movies Popeye, The World According to Garp and Moscow on the Hudson, his turn as Cronauer in Good Morning, Vietnam was considered his breakthrough role.

The film's soundtrack, filled with Motown and other period hits, was certified platinum. Because of its placement in the movie Louis Armstrong's then-20-year-old standard "What A Wonderful World" was released as a single, and hit 32 on the U.S. Top 40 chart. 

According to USA Today, the real Cronauer insisted that Barry Levinson-directed movie took some real liberties with his life story.  In 2008,  according to the Military Times, he told a group of veterans that if he'd done half the things Robin Williams did in that movie, "I'd still be in Leavenworth [prison]."

Still, Cronauer was happy with the movie, especially its respectful portrayal of Americans who were sent overseas.  He and Williams became friends after the film was completed, and he was reportedly "gobsmacked" by Williams' death by suicide in 2014, according to the Military Times.

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Frank Masi - ©2016 CTMG/Sony Pictures Entertainment(LOS ANGELES) -- Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle topped the box office for the second straight week with an estimated $27 million dollars from Friday through Sunday. The number is expected to increase to about $34 million over the four-day Martin Luther King weekend.

Steven Spielberg's The Post -- starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep -- grabbed second place with an estimated $18.6 million over the three-day after expanding nationwide. Its total through Monday is expected to surpass $22 million.

Liam Neeson's The Commuter bowed in third place with an estimated $13.45 million three-day total, which should swell to around $16 million over the after the Monday holiday.

Fourth place belonged to Insidious: The Last Key, with an estimated $12.1 million over the three-day, and a chance to finish near $14 million through Monday.

Rounding out the top five was The Greatest Showman, delivering an estimated $11.8 million from Friday through Sunday and around $14 million over the four-day.

Besides delivering an estimated $11.27 million for the three-day weekend, with expectations of about $14.7 million over the four-day, Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Last Jedi will top $1.265 billion worldwide, overtaking Disney's Beauty and the Beast as the 10th largest worldwide release of all-time. Lucasfilm and ABC are owned by Disney.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated weekend gross ticket sales:

1. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, $27 million
2. The Post, $18.6 million
3. The Commuter, $13.45 million
4. Insidious: The Last Key, $12.1 million
5. The Greatest Showman, $11.8 million
6. Star Wars: The Last Jedi, $11.27 million
7. Paddington 2, $10.6 million
8. Proud Mary, $10 million
9. Pitch Perfect 3, $5.65 million
10. Darkest Hour, $4.5 million


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Rosalind O'Connor/NBC(NEW YORK) -- The Twittersphere lit up Saturday night after guest host Sam Rockwell accidentally dropped the F-bomb during a Saturday Night Live sketch.

In the eyebrow-raising sketch, the Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri star plays a science teacher in a lab with a pair students.

One of the students, played by cast member Mikey Day, can't seem to grasp the task at hand, so Rockwell's character says to the boy, "You can't be this f****** stupid."

The expletive was removed in subsequent Mountain Time and Central Time airings of the show.

Rockwell never breaks character -- nor does Day or Cecily Strong, who plays the other student -- but Rockwell does immediately cover his mouth after uttering the profanity.

The expletive -- which occurs about 2:50 into the clip -- has been censored.

A rep for Saturday Night Live declined to comment on Rockwell's slip of the tongue. ABC News has also sought comment from the actor's publicist.

Rockwell isn't the only one to drop the F-bomb on Saturday Night Live.

Guest host Kristen Stewart said the expletive last year.

In 2012, Samuel L. Jackson said both "f***" and "bull****" while participating in a sketch.

And in 2009, cast member Jenny Slate said the F-word during a sketch. It was her first season with the show. She was fired after the conclusion of the season.

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Will Heath/NBC(NEW YORK) -- After being portraying former Chief White House Strategist Steve Bannon as a masked grim reaper last season, Saturday Night Live finally unmasked the faux Bannon over the weekend as none other than SNL alum Bill Murray.

Murray unveiled the impression during the show's cold open sketch, spoofing MSNBC’s Morning Joe, with cast members Kate McKinnon as Mika Brzezinski and Alex Moffat as Joe Scarborough.

Also included in the sketch was another surprise guest -- former SNL regular Fred Armisen, portraying Michael Wolff, author of the expose Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.

“No one gets the Bannon fired,” says the faux Bannon. “I never said [Donald Trump, Jr.] was treasonous.”

“Yes, you did,” Armisen’s Wolff replies.

“Well, I certainly never said he cracked like an egg on TV,” Murray’s Bannon insists.

“Uh, yeah. That sounds exactly like you,” Armisen’s Wolff fires back.

“OK, that does sound like me,” admits Murray’s Bannon. “Thank you, good reporting.”

The real Wolff doesn't emerged unscathed, either: with doubts lingering about the veracity of stories in Fire and Fury, SNL joked that he alleged President Trump staged "baby races" in the White House -- and like the real author, Armisen as Wolff got defensive when he couldn't prove his claims. "Did you read the book?" he asks the hosts. "Did you like it? Then shut up!"

Also on the horizon for Murray’s Bannon after leaving Breitbart News: a Crackle series called Cucks in Cars Getting Coffee, a menswear line called "Frumpers for Guys" and a skincare line named "Blotch."

“Bannon” isn’t through with politics either. “As a king maker, I convinced this country to elect Donald [Trump], and I can do it again,” says Murray. “Already auditioning candidates, got some prospects: Logan Paul; Martin Shkreli; the Subway guy, Jared Fogle -- he’s back, he’s electable. It’s time for America to slide down the Bannon-ster.”

SNL’s Leslie Jones also appears in the sketch as Oprah Winfrey.

Trump’s lawyers have served Bannon with a cease and desist letter claiming his statements in Fire and Fury constitute “defamation by libel and slander,” and violate a non-disclosure agreement Bannon signed as a campaign employee. Bannon insists his statements in the book are “inaccurate reporting.”


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Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Netflix(LOS ANGELES) -- Mary J. Blige had two things to celebrate Thursday: her 47th birthday and receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

During the ceremony, the singer and star of Mudbound gave a passionate testimony, recalling how singing as a child became her refuge in a dangerous environment. 

She said, "When I was a little girl growing up in the projects, I just loved to sing. And I wanted to sing because it set me free from all of the negativity and all of the confusion that was happening outside of our home...we had love in our home. But when we stepped out that door, it was hell. And we learned how to survive."  

The "Love Yourself" singer also praised her mother, calling her "a survivor" who raised her and her two siblings on her own while holding down three jobs. 

In addition, Mary recalled what kept her going through tough times as an adult.

"I wanna thank God for this moment...There's been times that, in my career, that I didn't even want to step out of my house because I was hurt so bad," she admitted.

"God gave me the strength to keep stepping and keep my head up, regardless of what anybody thought about me. Regardless of what was being said about me. Regardless of who hated me or who didn't.

"My skin is tough," she added. "I walk out. I can handle it." 

You can watch Mary's Hollywood Walk of Fame address now on YouTube.

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Lionsgate(NEW YORK) -- Liam Neeson re-teams with his A-Team co-star Patrick Wilson in The Commuter, which hits theaters today.

The film centers on Neeson's character, an ex-cop-turned-recently-fired insurance adjuster who's given a life-changing proposition by a mysterious woman on his train.

While it starts off as a mystery, it transforms into a full-on action movie. "It's an Alfred Hitchcock drama shoved through an action movie meat grinder," Wilson laughs. 

"I think audiences like that," Neeson tells us. "I think, you know, with the success of all these TV shows, these Agatha Christie murder thrillers and stuff, I think audiences really like to know: 'Is it him? Is it her?! No, no, no, wait: maybe it's him again!' I think they really like a guessing game as to who the bad guy is or who the bad girl is."

Wilson worked with Neeson on The A-Team, but also worked with the mystery woman, played by Vera Farmiga, in the Conjuring films. "[A]ny time you get a call that says, 'Do a movie with them,' you say yes." "..And you just hope the part's good," he laughs.

As for the action element of this whodunnit, fans of Neeson's Taken films won't be disappointed, even if the movie mostly takes place on the rails.

There are a couple of physical altercations," Neeson says coyly, adding the movie's setting presented its challenges. "Because it was a very, very strict, confined environment, it was pretty tough. So we wanted the physical altercations to be based on a reality. You know, it's not superhero stuff, to have a fight on a train." 

Incidentally, Neeson literally fought a superhero on a train -- well, a monorail -- as the baddie in Batman Begins, opposite Christian Bale's Dark Knight.

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