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Saturday Night Live enjoyed season high ratings this weekend – and once again Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon were in fine form as Trump and Clinton – and made only more fun by host Tom Hanks. Lady Gaga was the musical guest.
In the box office battle between Tyler Perry and Tom Cruise, it was no contest, with Perry taking home the victory. His “Boo! A Madea Halloween” was the top movie, scaring up an estimated 27.6-million in box office revenue. Finishing second was Cruise’s “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” which took in 23-million.
Vince Neil of Motley Crue has pleaded guilty to misdemeanour battery in an incident caught on video showing Nicolas Cage restraining him after Neil grabbed a woman. Neil’s lawyer, Richard Schonfeld, says Neil submitted a plea in writing on Thursday and did not appear in court. Neil was fined one-thousand dollars and ordered to undergo impulse control counselling and stay out of trouble for six months. Neil was accused of pulling a woman to the ground on April 7th outside a Las Vegas casino.
Queen guitarist Brian May has called off his appearances for the rest of the year to deal with an undisclosed health issue. May says he’s been dealing with “a persistent illness” which is destroying his energy. He says he is turning off his phones and media and he will “spend some time recharging in a safe place.”
Lindsay Lohan is allegedly facing bankruptcy after failing to pay the rent on her $4.3 million London flat. Lawyers for the landlord of the property, located in the exclusive Knightsbridge area of the British capital, have issued the 30-year-old with legal papers demanding payment of six months of overdue rent, totalling $95,000.
A Minnesota judge promises he will try to rule quickly on whether three people are considered relatives of Prince under Minnesota law. Two women and a man claim they are related to Prince through a man that Prince’s father treated as a son, even though he was not a blood relative.