SNL was appropriate this past weekend – Dave Chapelle (on the comeback) had a sharp monologue – he pointed out that America had elected an internet troll as president! Chris Rock showed up for a cameo – The cold open went to Kate McKinnon, who, dressed in her Hillary Clinton costume performed a particularly poignant “Hallelujah” in homage to Leonard Cohen and perhaps the American people as a whole…At the end of the song, McKinnon turned toward the camera and said “I’m not given up, neither should you” with her voice clearly breaking.
Donnie Wahlberg and Nick Lachey are teaming up to produce a comedy series about a boy band. New Kids on the Block’s Donnie, and Nick, who fronted 98 Degrees, are working on the show that will follow a fictional boy band who reunite after 20 years apart…which is being written by one of the creators of Entourage, was the result of conversations Donnie and Nick had about how their lives have changed between their days as teenage heartthrobs and now, balancing family life with boy-band reunions.
In case you missed it – Robert Vaughn passed away Friday after a battle with leukemia – He was 83. His rise to stardom came as a superspy in the series “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”
Leon Russell had intended to tour again in January, but passed away over the weekend in Nashville at the age of 74. He had been recovering from heart bypass surgery in July.
Two items for Sex and the City fans – talks of a reunion persist and now there is also a story that Kim Cattrall will star in a spin off playing her character Samantha Jones – with regard to both ideas Cattrall tweeted positive teasers and ended with “fingers crossed”
Pink is pregnant with her second child.
She and her husband, motocross star Carey Hart, are expecting a sibling for their five-year-old daughter and announced it on an Instagram post Saturday – as you do
A group of motorcyclists from the Freehold American Legion was riding after a Veterans Day event Friday when they pulled over to help a stranded motorcyclist who turned out to be…Bruce Springsteen. Ryan Bailey says Springsteen hopped on the back of his bike and they headed to a local bar while he waited for a ride.