'Jurassic World' star Bryce Dallas Howard says she was paid 'so much less' than Chris Pratt for sequel: 'I was at a great disadvantage'
Howard told Insider reports about a pay gap for 2018's "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" were inaccurate but Pratt pushed for equal pay in other areas.news.yahoo.com
Mississippi's attorney general has no plan to prosecute Carolyn Bryant Donham over role in Emmett Till lynching, aide says
Mississippi's top legal official has no plan to prosecute Carolyn Bryant Donham, whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, an aide said Friday.cbsnews.com
Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party
After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal.
Fans defend Michelle Williams against critics of national anthem performance
Michelle Williams sang America’s national anthem at Thursday night’s NFL kickoff game in Tampa, Florida before the face-off between the […] The post Fans defend Michelle Williams against critics of national anthem performance appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
For Kelly Rowland, good things come in threes
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2019 file photo, Kelly Rowland attends the premiere of "What Men Want" in Los Angeles. Rowland released an EP titled K, featuring six tracks heavily influenced by Afrobeat rhythms. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – If good things come in threes, then Kelly Rowland is basking in her current moment of bliss. But Rowland didn’t always possess that “Black Magic” confidence. “And I don’t know a lot of people who get that in this industry.”_____Follow Associated Press entertainment journalist Gary Gerard Hamilton at twitter.com/garyghamilton
Pop Culture in (ugh) 2020, from the bizarre to the sublime
on Aug. 31, 2020, actor Chadwick Boseman in character as T'Challa in "Black Panther" and 10-year old twins Lenny, left, and Bobby Homes paying tribute to Boseman at their home in in Mesa, Ariz. on Aug. 31, 2020. (Takiyah Dupas, Marvel Studios, Annalie Homes via AP)And now, for our annual look at the year in pop culture…. Truth is, people turned to culture of all kinds in 2020 — highbrow and lowbrow — to satisfy varied and sometimes conflicting needs: Distraction, inspiration, consolation, escapism, hope. A Broadway star serenaded health workers from his apartment window, and ballet dancers performed “Swan Lake” from their bathtubs. The world mourns an actor of immense talent who, like many of his characters, radiated a regal sense of dignity.
Watch live — Fed's Neel Kashkari speaks at Harvard on coronavirus and the economy
Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari is scheduled to speak at a public health forum Wednesday hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Kashkari will be joined by Michelle Williams, Dean of the Faculty at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, David Williams, Professor of Public Health and Chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences as well as Margaret Hamburg, Foreign Secretary at National Academy of Medicine and former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.cnbc.com
Kelly Rowland Talks Possibility of New Destiny's Child Music: I Like to Give Fans '
While speaking with ET's Katie Krause at a press junket for her new Merry Liddle Christmas movie, the singer opened up about the possibility of Destiny's Child recording more music together someday. "I will say, we have made incredible music in the past, and I don't know," she said. Destiny's Child fans seem to think that Williams is currently busy competing on season two of The Masked Singer. When asked if she knows anything about her bandmate possibly being The Butterfly on the singing competition show, Williams played coy, telling ET, "I don't know anything." RELATED CONTENT:Lifetime Announces 2019 Holiday Films Starring Melissa Joan Hart, Sarah Drew and MoreKelly Rowland Responds to Rumors That Destiny's Child Is Reuniting for a World Tour (Exclusive)
Singer Michelle Williams Calls Out Everyone Accidentally Mistaking Her for Actress Michelle Williams
Michelle Williams -- the singer -- has had enough. Williams the singer hilariously pointed out that she's black, and couldn't understand why so many people were mixing up the two. "When you go to my profile, you go to search 'Michelle Williams,' I am black. So, the folks who are pissed and pressed about Michelle Williamss (Actress) moving and brilliant #Emmy speech are tagging and aiming their anger at Michelle Williams (Singer), and she is fed up! "Let me tell you when I really got confused ... for that other Michelle Williams, when I took my daughter to see Stevie Wonder.
Emmys could use regular home after record-low ratings
Michelle Williams accepts the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie award for "Fosse/Verdon" onstage during the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on Sept. 22, 2019, in Los Angeles. Every other major awards show has one. The noble idea was that everyone would be invested in the Emmys, and thus have a stake in its success. The Television Academy renewed its broadcast deal last year, ensuring that the awards would continue to rotate among the Big Four through 2026. Overall, preliminary ratings for the Emmys swooned by more than 20% compared to last year, the kind of drop that gets people's attention.
Michelle Williams Just Discovered James Van Der Beek Is on 'Dancing With the Stars'
ET's Kevin Frazier spoke with Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps backstage at the awards show, where Philipps broke the news to Williams that James Van Der Beek is currently competing on Dancing With the Stars. Michelle doesn't -- she truly is a person who doesn't have a television," Philipps told Frazier. "You know, when you're sitting there, you're like, 'Win or lose, it doesn't really change anything.' Philipps was Williams' date for the evening, for which ET presented them with a best friends locket. RELATED CONTENT:James Van Der Beek on His 'Incredibly Tiring' First Week on 'Dancing With the Stars' (Exclusive)Michelle Williams Wins First Emmy for 'Fosse/Verdon'Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps Are Having a Girls' Night Out at 2019 Emmys
Michelle Williams Wins First Emmy for 'Fosse/Verdon'
Michelle Williams is now an Emmy Award-winning actress! During Sunday's star-studded awards show, the former Dawson's Creek star won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie for her portrayal of multi-talented Broadway dancer/choreographer/singer Gwen Verdon in FX's Fosse/Verdon. This marks Williams' first Emmy win. Back in April, ET spoke with Williams at the New York City premiere of Fosse/Verdon, where she explained what went into preparing for the role and her highly anticipated return to TV. RELATED CONTENT:'Fosse/Verdon': Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell Explain Transforming Into Broadway Legends (Exclusive)Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon: Breaking Down Their Famous Broadway Romance and LegacyMichelle Williams on Why Return to TV in 'Fosse/Verdon' Was a 'Next-Level Degree of Difficulty'
Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps Are Having a Girls' Night Out at 2019 Emmys
Michelle Williams and her former Dawson's Creek co-star, Busy Philipps, are having a girls' night out at the 2019 Emmys! Williams wowed in a strapless embroidered gown, sporting platinum blonde hair and minimal jewelry. Speaking with ET earlier this year, Williams said transforming into the multi-talented dancer/choreographer/singer was a challenge. Hear more in the video below, a click through the slideshow for more stylish looks from the Emmys red carpet. RELATED CONTENT:'Fosse/Verdon': Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell Explain Transforming Into Broadway Legends (Exclusive)Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon: Breaking Down Their Famous Broadway Romance and LegacyMichelle Williams on Why Return to TV in 'Fosse/Verdon' Was a 'Next-Level Degree of Difficulty'
'Fleabag,' Michelle Williams Win Top Honors at 2019 TCA Awards
The winners for the 2019 Television Critics Association Awards are here. Amazon's Fleabag took home top honors at the 25th annual awards ceremony, taking home Program of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Comedy and an individual award for creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who won Individual Achievement in Comedy, for her rousing performance in the title role. Fosse/Verdon star Michelle Williams was recognized for her portrayal of Gwen Verdon in the FX miniseries, winning Individual Achievement in Drama. Other programs recognized included Better Call Saul, Chernobyl, Russian Doll, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Queer Eye, Leaving Neverland and Arthur. Deadwood was honored with the coveted Heritage Award and creator David Milch received the Lifetime Achievement honor.
Michelle Williams on What Beyonce's 'Lion King' Role Means for Her Daughters Blue Ivy
The former Destiny's Child singer looked breathtaking at the Lion King premiere in Los Angeles on Tuesday, where she stepped out to support her good friend, Beyonce Knowles-Carter. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty ImagesFor Williams, The Lion King has also taught her many important life lessons. "I didn't realize the great lessons that I learned in that movie," Williams confessed, adding that the movie wasn't just for children. The Lion King arrives in theaters on July 19. RELATED CONTENT:Beyonce Produces, Curates & Sings on New Album 'The Lion King: The Gift'Disney Releases Brand New 'Lion King' Cast Photo Featuring Beyonce and Donald GloverBeyonce and Other 'Lion King' Stars Come Face-to-Face With Their Characters
Beyonce through the years
In late 1999, Destiny's Child underwent a lineup change, with Michelle Williams, a former backup singer to Monica, and Farrah Franklin, an aspiring singer-actress, replacing Luckett and Roberson. Franklin would last only six months before being being dismissed from the band. Here Rowland, Beyonce and Williams one of two Grammys the group won at the 43rd annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 21, 2001. Hide Caption