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How the team behind Netflix's 'Untold' reframed the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax
Manti Te'o used to be revered.

911 call reveals neighbors' panic after Anne Heche crashed into an occupied home in LA
The 911 call starts with a jarring observation: "A car just went through my neighbor's house."

Tommy Dorfman said she would have transitioned earlier if not for '13 Reasons Why'
Actress Tommy Dorfman came out as trans just over a year ago in a triumphant spread in Time. But if she hadn't appeared on the popular Netflix series "13 Reasons Why," she said, she may have come out earlier.

Wolfgang Petersen, director of 'Das Boot' and 'Air Force One,' dead at 81
Wolfgang Petersen, the Oscar-nominated director of films like "Das Boot" and "Air Force One," died on August 12, his spokesperson, Michelle Bega from Rogers & Cowan/PMK, told CNN. He was 81.

Viola Davis to star in 'Hunger Games' prequel
Viola Davis has been cast as a villain in "The Hunger Games" prequel, "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes."

Kristin Chenoweth's bleeped 'Celebrity Family Feud' answer stuns Steve Harvey
Kristin Chenoweth managed to leave host Steve Harvey speechless after she got "Wicked" on a recent episode of "Celebrity Family Feud."

Ezra Miller, 'The Flash' star, seeking treatment for mental health issues
Ezra Miller, who stars in the upcoming DC film "The Flash," is seeking treatment for matters related to mental health, according to a statement Miller provided to CNN through a representative.

'Better Call Saul' breaks in the right direction with its satisfying series finale
After six seasons building toward Saul Goodman's foreshadowed fall, "Better Call Saul" presented its final chapter, faced with the burdensome expectations raised by its Emmy-winning predecessor, "Breaking Bad." Adding callbacks from that series and building on its own run, the show delivered a thoughtful contemplation of what transformed the title character, and whether there was any path to redemption.

Bryce Dallas Howard says she was paid less than Chris Pratt for 'Jurassic World' films
In case you were convinced otherwise, Bryce Dallas Howard reports that the gender pay gap is not extinct.

Actress Gina Lollobrigida, 95, to run for Senate in Italy's elections
Italian cinema icon Gina Lollobrigida will run for the Senate in her country's elections next month, weeks after celebrating her 95th birthday.

Academy apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather, who refused an Oscar on Marlon Brando's behalf
Sacheen Littlefeather had only 60 seconds to speak at the 1973 Academy Awards. In her brief speech, she refused the Oscar for best actor on behalf of Marlon Brando, faced a mixture of loud boos and cheers, and defended the rights of Native Americans on national TV.

Adele isn't ready to answer whether she is engaged or not
Good luck getting Adele to admit whether or not she is engaged to Rich Paul.

Snoop Dogg's Snoop Loopz is entering the cereal game
It ain't nothing but a "C" thang baby.

'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown enrolled at Purdue University
Millie Bobby Brown is enrolled in Purdue University and attending classed online.

Anne Heche, 'Wag the Dog' and 'Donnie Brasco' star, taken off life support
Anne Heche, an entrancing actor whose versatility powered an admirable career in television and film spanning four decades, is no longer on life support.

Rapper A$AP Rocky charged in connection with 2021 shooting incident, Los Angeles DA says
Rapper A$AP Rocky was charged Monday with two counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm, including personally using a firearm, in connection with a shooting last year in California, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

Tom Holland is taking a social media break for the sake of his mental health
Tom Holland says he is stepping away from social media to focus on his mental health.

'Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers' plays too much like a licensed product
If 2020 basketball nostalgia belonged to the Chicago Bulls, the Los Angeles Lakers have owned 2022 with HBO's "Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty," "They Call Me Magic" and now "Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers," a 10-part docuseries premiering on Hulu. Yet despite the opportunity to set the record straight, this exhaustive production puts too much emphasis on bench players -- or really, the front office -- at the expense of its all-stars.

Padma Lakshmi 'worried and wordless' over attack on ex-husband Salman Rushdie
Padma Lakshmi is supporting her ex-husband Salman Rushdie in his recovery.

How 'Breaking Bad' cooked up the addictive formula for 'Better Call Saul'
By spawning the acclaimed "Better Call Saul," "Breaking Bad" achieved a bit of spinoff immortality that eluded "Friends" ("Joey"), "MASH" ("AfterMASH") and "The Golden Girls" ("The Golden Palace"), among others. As the prequel nears its end, it's worth considering how the original series' Emmy-winning legacy cooked up one of the best TV offshoots since "Cheers" begat "Frasier."

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Gamers prove their metal as rock stars
Jess Hu is a child care provider from Brooklyn, New York, but for 20 hours a week, she's a rock star. That's how much she estimates she plays the video game "Rock Band."

Comedian is living in an Ikea store
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Texas town hopes to become UFO landing spot

Governor's son sells 'Don't Drop the Soap'
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Cops snag lotto ticket from accused drug dealer
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