Oliva Jade Giannulli learning from family college 'mess-up'
FILE - Olivia Jade Giannulli arrives at the 5th annual People Magazine "Ones To Watch" party in Los Angeles on Oct. 4, 2017. Giannulli, the daughter of the Full House actor Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, discussed on the Facebook Watch series Red Table Talk how shes been affected by the college admissions scandal involving her parents. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Maybe Olivia Jade Giannulli had hoped for kid-glove treatment in choosing the family vibe of “Red Table Talk” for her first public comments about the college admissions scandal involving her famous parents. Pinkett Smith, who said she had agreed to bring Giannulli on her show over her mother’s objections, struck an understanding tone with her. “No matter what the situation is, you don’t want to see your parents go to prison....
2020 indelible TV moments: Trebek, debate bluster and Floyd
Trebek made no secret of the fight with pancreatic cancer that claimed his life on Nov. 8. Here are a selection of the defining moments of 2020 from the perspective of The Associated Press' media and television writers. ALEX TREBEKThe “Jeopardy!” host made no secret of the fight with pancreatic cancer that ultimately claimed his life on Nov. 8. Millions of viewers will see the story resolved on their own time, creating countless individual moments rather than a communal one. The actors were conciliatory toward each other about what occurred during a marital separation, but Will Smith couldn’t resist revising his wife’s description.
Rap at auction: Biggie's crown and Tupac Shakur letters
and Tupac Shakur are being united for an auction at Sothebys, the first-ever dedicated hip-hop auction at a major international auction house. Bidders will be able to vie for the crown worn and signed by the Notorious B.I.G. They'll also get to bid on an archive of 22 autographed love letters written by Shakur at the age of 15-17 to a high school sweetheart. Onetime friends who became rivals in a hype-fueled war between the East and West Coast rap scenes, Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. The crown has been in photographer Barron Claiborne's possession since he captured Biggie for the cover of Rap Pages magazine.
New this week: 'Psych,' The Chicks album, '30 Rock' reunited
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. In her review, AP Film Writer Lindsey Bahr called it essential to Miranda disciples. After the film's June debut was postponed in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protests, it lands on Hulu on Friday. AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC The Chicks: After changing their name and recording their first album in 14 years, Grammy-winning country trio The Chicks will release their new album, Gaslighter, on Friday. AP Music Editor Mesfin FekaduTELEVISIONThe documentary Showbiz Kids promises a candid look at the high risk, high reward careers of child actors, with perspective from those who have been there.
Jada and Will Smith address relationship in Table Talk
LOS ANGELES With their marriage under social-media scrutiny, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith reaffirmed their commitment to each other as Pinkett Smith admitted to having a relationship with musician August Alsina when she and Smith were separated. In a one-on-one conversation Friday on Pinkett Smith's series Red Table Talk, she said she was reluctantly discussing Alsina's reported comments because of the public speculation they provoked. A relationship, Smith said, prodding his wife to be more specific, alluding to the Facebook Watch show's dedication to candid discussion. "Now, in the process of that relationship, I definitely realize that you cant find happiness outside of yourself. Pinkett Smith, who starred in two Matrix films, questioned why Alsina would bring the episode up again, saying he had broken off communication with her.
Impatience grows for cops' arrests in Breonna Taylor's death
(AP Photo/John Locher)LOUISVILLE, Ky. The outcry has reverberated for weeks online and at demonstrations nationwide: Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor. Calls for action against the officers have gotten louder during a national reckoning over racism and police brutality following George Floyd's death in Minneapolis. That has left people, from protesters to celebrities, wondering why justice is slow to come in Taylor's case. It's definitely taking too long, it's definitely frustrating, said Kirstia Drury, 32, who joined street protests in Louisville after Taylor's death. He's executive director of advocacy group Christopher 2X Game Changers and has often served as a conduit between the Black community and Louisville officials during conflicts.
Kentucky capitol rally urges action in Breonna Taylor death
Calls for action against the officers have gotten louder during a national reckoning over racism and police brutality following George Floyd's death in Minneapolis. (Photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar via AP)FRANKFORT, Ky. Hundreds of people rallied at Kentucky's capitol on Thursday to urge action in the investigation of three officers in the fatal police shooting of a Black woman, Breonna Taylor, at her Louisville home. Taylor's family, hip hop artists and civil rights lawyers addressed a large crowd on the steps of the capitol to mark 100 days since Taylor was killed. Taylor was killed in the sanctity of her own home, said civil rights lawyer Benjamin Crump, who is representing Taylor's family. Kenneth Walker, Taylor's boyfriend, also appeared at the rally.
Demi Moore's Daughters Say They Felt 'Forgotten' When She Was Married to Ashton
Demi Moore's daughters had a hard time during her marriage to Ashton Kutcher. "So we went on this trip and Ashton said, 'I dont know if alcoholism's a thing. "I made my own story up that [Ashton] wanted somebody that he could have wine with and do stuff with. Demi Moore On Her Dating Life and Where Things Stand With Ashton Kutcher Embed Code Restart Demi Moore On Her Dating Life and Where Things Stand With Ashton KutcherAs for Tallulah's experience, the youngest of Demi and Bruce Willis' daughters was the only one living at home during her mom's marriage to Ashton. I went in and out as kind of like the ambassador for the family," Rumer says.
Will Smith Gushes Over Family After Walking 'Gemini Man' Red Carpet Together (Exclusive)
Will Smith made his latest blockbuster movie premiere a fun family affair. After posing for pics with his photogenic family, the actor stopped to talk with ET's Nischelle Turner, and reflected on sharing the spotlight with those closest to him. In Gemini Man, Will stars as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin who becomes the target of a mysterious operative who can seemingly predict his every move. As their red carpet family night shows, It seems that no matter what they've gone through, they still know how to support one another. RELATED CONTENT:Will Smith Talks Budapest Birthday, Says His Kids Don't Appreciate His Dance Skills 'At All' (Exclusive)Will Smith Calls Emergency Family 'Red Table Talk' After Hitting His Highest Weight EverWill Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith Get Candid About Alcohol Use in 'Red Table Talk' Sneak Peek
Chelsea Handler 'Shocks and Appalls' the 'Red Table Talk' Ladies While
The 44-year-old comedian "shocks and appalls" Jada Pinkett Smith and her mom, Adrienne Banfield Norris, on the upcoming episode of Red Table Talk, as she opens up about her white privilege. "Going into the grocery store as a white person is totally different than going into a grocery store as a black person," Handler expresses. "You know how many times I've walked out of the grocery store because the line was too long and I didn't feel like waiting?" Watch Handler's Red Table Talk episode on Monday at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. RELATED CONTENT:Will Smith Calls Emergency Family 'Red Table Talk' After Hitting His Highest Weight EverWill Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith Get Candid About Alcohol Use in 'Red Table Talk' Sneak PeekJada Pinkett Smith Reacts to Oprah Winfrey Comparisons With Success of 'Red Table Talk' (Exclusive)
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith staged intervention with son Jaden
(CNN) - Jada Pinkett Smith reveals she and husband Will Smith had to stage an intervention for their son Jaden over his eating habits. The episode also brought to the table the couple's daughter Willow, older son Trey, and grandmother Adrienne Banfield-Norris, who discussed healthy eating habits and dieting. "I wasn't looking good, I wasn't feeling good, I wasn't sleeping." Jada admitted the whole family has at times been concerned about appearance over health. "We all have issues with food in this family," Jada said.
'Red Table Talk' Returns With Will Smith, Chelsea Handler, Alicia Keys and More
Jada Pinkett Smith and her Red Table Talk crew are returning with all-new episodes of the Facebook Watch series on Monday, and its already shaping up to be a star-studded season. In July, actress Kristin Davis got emotional while opening up about adoption at the Red Table. In July, Jada reacted to being compared to media mogul Oprah Winfrey following the success of Red Table Talk. See more on Red Table Talk below. RELATED CONTENT:Kristin Davis Tears Up Talking About Adopting Her Black Children on 'Red Table Talk''KUWTK': Khloe Flips Over Jordyn Woods on 'Red Table Talk' & Kylie Jenner Begs Kim Not to 'Bully' Former BFFJada Pinkett Smith Reacts to Oprah Winfrey Comparisons With Success of 'Red Table Talk' (Exclusive)
Jada Pinkett Smith Hints at Possible Involvement in 'Matrix 4'
ET spoke with Jada Pinkett Smith at the premiere of her new action film, Angel Has Fallen, on Tuesday, where she teased that Niobe, her character in the original Matrix trilogy, might be making an appearance in the recently announced sequel. The new installment is described as "all-new film set in the world of The Matrix." While on the red carpet, Pinkett Smith was asked about Reeves, who has found a new level of adoration in 2019 for his generosity and respectful handling of female fans. Pinkett Smith also discussed what fans can expect to see in Angel Has Fallen, the third film in the action franchise centered on Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), a U.S. Secret Service agent. RELATED CONTENT:Keanu Reeves to Reprise His Role as Neo in 'Matrix 4'Jada Pinkett Smith Explains Why She Feels Happy for the First Time at Age 47Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith Post Heartfelt Tributes in Honor of Son Jaden's 21st Birthday
Halle Berry Celebrates Her 53rd Birthday With Braless Wet Tank Top Pic
Halle Berry is ringing in a new year in a NSFW way. In honor of her 53rd birthday on Wednesday, Berry took to Instagram to share a sexy shot of herself in a white, wet tank top. In the pic, Berry has her arms extended and her hair covering her face as she sports a tank that reads, "No Bra Club." "Happy birthday Halle!" "[Director] Chad [Stahelski] got me in the best shape of my life, so why not show it?"
Jada Pinkett Smith Explains Why She Feels Happy for the First Time at Age 47
It took Jada Pinkett Smith a while to get there, but shes finally happy! He keeps high spirits all the time.In an interview with ET back in 2018, Jada talked further about why it was important to invite her famous husband to Red Table Talk. He wasn't a part of the first round of Red Table Talk. You bringing me this time to the red table.' For more from the Smiths, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT:Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith Post Heartfelt Tributes in Honor of Son Jaden's 21st BirthdayJada Pinkett Smith Recalls the Time She Had a ThreesomeJada Pinkett Smith Reacts to Oprah Winfrey Comparisons With Success of 'Red Table Talk' (Exclusive)
Kristin Davis tears up recalling racism directed at her baby
(CNN) - Kristin Davis is the proud mother of two black children, but she knows that she can never fully understand what they most go through in this world. Davis sat down with hosts Jada Pinkett Smith and her mother, Adrienne Banfield Norris, about being a single mother to an adopted black daughter and son. The actress, 54, adopted a baby boy last year and daughter Gemma, now 7, in 2011. Pinkett Smith mentioned that some within the black community have felt at times that such parents were attempting to be "white saviors." "I get it deep in my bones why there's not trust and why would your community trust my community with its babies?"
Jada Pinkett and Will Smith Post Heartfelt Tributes in Honor of Son Jaden's 21st Birthday
Jaden Smith turned 21 on Monday and his proud parents are marking the occasion by looking back at their sons life. Early on Monday morning, Jada Pinkett Smith shared a sweet video of her bonding with her oldest child throughout the years, as well as clips of him performing. In the caption, Pinkett Smith opened up about giving birth to Jaden and what it meant to her. When you were born you became my first experience of tangible love," she wrote. RELATED CONTENT:Jaden Smith to Play Young Kanye West in Showtime Anthology Series 'Omniverse'Will Smith Makes Surprise Appearance at Coachella to Perform With Son JadenJada Pinkett Smith Recalls the Time She Had a Threesome