Lucky to be alive, Woods faces difficult recovery
A crane is used to lift a vehicle following a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. Woods suffered leg injuries in the one-car accident and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. Justin King, a personal injury attorney in California, said that if investigators prove the road is unsafe and contributed to Woods’ crash and others, the municipality that controls it could be held liable. Woods had a fifth back surgery, a microdiscectomy, on Dec. 23, just three days after he played the PNC Championship with his son Charlie, now 12. He was in Los Angeles over the weekend as the tournament host of the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club.
'Saturday Night Live' recreates debate in 46th season opener
(Will Heath/NBC via AP)LOS ANGELES – “Saturday Night Live” went political with a parody of this week’s presidential debate, Chris Rock's jab at President Donald Trump and Megan Thee Stallion's message supporting Black people during her performance. The NBC late-night sketch series on Saturday night jumped into the reenactment of the recent debate between Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. The series opened its 46th season, returning to the studio this week after the coronavirus pandemic halted production. Alec Baldwin returned to play Trump before the president’s COVID diagnosis, while Jim Carrey made his feature debut as Biden. “President Trump is in the hospital from COVID, and I just want to say that my heart goes out to COVID,” he joked.
Guilfoyle's loud RNC speech makes her the comics' favorite
Stephen Colbert mimicked poking his head out from under a table after playing a clip of Guilfoyle on CBS' Late Show." I'm glad we already have kids, because I think I was sterilized by that.He called Guilfoyle a vengeful banshee who will haunt your dreams.On The Daily Show, Trevor Noah said Guilfoyle's speech was so loud that Canada called the cops. I want to wish a speedy recovery for anyone who watched the convention on headphones, he said. MSNBC's Morning Joe ran portions of her speech side-by-side with Dwight Schrute's classic award acceptance speech in The Office.Somewhere, Kimmel was taking notes. That stands in contrast to Colbert, who is doing the Late Show live for the two weeks of the convention.
Conan O'Brien to return to air, with an iPhone from home
NEW YORK, N.Y. – With iPhones and Skype, Conan O'Brien is going back on the air. The late-night host said he will resume putting out new episodes of TBS' “Conan” on March 30. His staff will remain at home, and the show will be cobbled together with O'Brien on an iPhone and guests via Skype. The late-night shows have all shut down production due to the coronavirus pandemic to avoid congregating live audiences and large TV crews. ___The Associated Press receives support for health and science coverage from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education.
Tyler Cameron Strips Down as David Spade's New Production Assistant -- Watch!
Tyler Cameron has a temporary new gig as David Spade's production assistant! On Thursday's episode of Lights Out With David Spade, the Bachelorette alum joined the comedian for a hilarious skit. Johnny was then asked if he had any final questions for Cameron, to which he asked, "Tyler, do you know Hannah B.?" Cameron's relationship with Hadid took off days after his appearance on Brown's season finale of The Bachelorette in July. After her failed engagement to Jed Wyatt, the beauty queen asked Cameron, her runner-up, out for a drink.
Shane Gillis' firing splits comedy community
NEW YORK - While some comedians are defending Shane Gillis after his firing from "Saturday Night Live" this week, others are supporting NBC's decision. "After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he will not be joining 'SNL'," a spokesperson for the show said in a statement Monday on behalf of producer Lorne Michaels. "I don't know him, never heard of him," but "NBC of course bailed on him," Stern said. Two requested their names not be used in this story, citing "SNL's" influence in the comedy community and fear of professional retribution from comedy club bookers for defended Gillis. Another comic, who is based in Los Angeles and makes regular television appearances, said that while he doesn't know Gillis personally, he thinks industry executives are sometimes too quick to fire someone.
David Spade Talks Sister-in-Law Kate Spade's Suicide: 'Katy Wouldnt Have Done It, 5
A little more than a year after her tragic death, actor David Spade is opening up about the loss of his sister-in-law, Kate Spade. The renowned fashion designer was found dead of an apparent suicide at the age of 55 in June 2018. I feel like Katy wouldnt have done it, five minutes later, Spade says during a new interview with The New York Times. I dont want to say Im immune to it, Spade shares. RELATED CONTENT:David Spade Says He Keeps 'Checking In' on Ex Heather LocklearDavid Spade Recalls How Kate Spade Always Made His Past Girlfriends Feel SpecialDavid Spade Performs Comedy Routine Days After Kate Spades Death