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The 2022 People's Choice Awards were last night, and the big winner was Elizabeth Olsen, who won Action Movie Star and Female Movie Star for her work in “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.” Ryan Reynolds was honored with The People's Icon Award, and Lizzo accepted honors as The People's Champion for her impact on music and TV. As for TV, "Stranger Things" took Show of the Year along with Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show of 2022, and star Noah Schnapp snagged Male TV Star honors for his work on the show. “Grey’s Anatomy” and Ellen Pompeo both won awards for Drama Show of the Year and Female TV Star of the Year. And while many may say they're "over" the Kardashians, they clearly aren't. "The Kardashians" won for Reality Show of 2022, and Khloe Kardashian beat sister Kim for Reality Star honors. And as for music, it was all about the artists helping Taylor Swift carry home her awards. Here are some other major winners;
The Movie of 2022 - “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”
The Comedy Movie of 2022 - “The Adam Project”
The Action Movie of 2022 - “Top Gun: Maverick”
The Drama Movie of 2022 - “Don't Worry Darling”
The Male Movie Star of 2022 - Chris Hemsworth, “Thor: Love and Thunder”
The Female Movie Star of 2022 - Elizabeth Olsen, “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”
The Drama Movie Star of 2022 - Austin Butler, “Elvis”
The Comedy Movie Star of 2022 - Adam Sandler, “Hustle”
The Action Movie Star of 2022 - Elizabeth Olsen, “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”
On the TV side;
The Show of 2022 - “Stranger Things”
The Drama Show of 2022 - “Grey's Anatomy”
The Comedy Show of 2022 - “Never Have I Ever”
The Reality Show of 2022 - “The Kardashians”
The Competition Show of 2022 - “The Voice”
The Male TV Star of 2022 - Noah Schnapp, “Stranger Things”
The Female TV Star of 2022 - Ellen Pompeo, “Grey's Anatomy”
The Drama TV Star of 2022 - Mariska Hargitay, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”
The Comedy TV Star of 2022 - Selena Gomez, “Only Murders in the Building”
The Daytime Talk Show of 2022 - “The Kelly Clarkson Show”
The Nighttime Talk Show of 2022 - “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”
The Competition Contestant of 2022 - Selma Blair, “Dancing with the Stars”
The Reality TV Star of 2022 - Khloé Kardashian, “The Kardashians”
The Bingeworthy Show of 2022 - “Dahmer-Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story”
The Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show of 2022 - “Stranger Things”
And for the music side;
The Country Artist of 2022 - Carrie Underwood
The Female Artist of 2022 - Taylor Swift
The Male Artist of 2022 - Harry Styles
The Album of 2022 - Midnights – Taylor Swift
The Music Video of 2022 - “Anti-Hero” – Taylor Swift
The Concert Tour of 2022 - BTS Permission to Dance on Stage
New York State has a new law, passed last month, called "New York's Adult Survivors Act", which allows adult survivors of sexual abuse a one-year window to sue their abusers even if the statute of limitations on their claims has expired. This is why Bill Cosby is back in the news. Five women filed a lawsuit against Bill Cosby in New York state court Monday accusing him of sexual assault and abuse dating back decades to when most of them worked with him in some capacity on “The Bill Cosby Show.” Bill Cosby’s spokesman called the lawsuit “frivolous” and denied the allegations.
The man charged with shooting Lady Gaga's dog walker last year just was sentenced to 21 years in prison after accepting a plea deal of no contest to a count of attempted murder. This is the same guy who was accidentally released by mistake earlier this year after a clerical error by the Sheriff's Dept.
“Good Morning America” anchor T.J. Holmes allegedly dated someone else from the set of his show. Before his affair with costar Amy Robach, sources say he had a secret affair with 30-year-old Natasha Singh, one of the show's producers, something Amy knew about at the time. As a matter of fact, according to one source, Amy had even helped T.J. cover up past "indiscretions," as he's had multiple "inappropriate moments" with a number of other colleagues, OK reports.
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Ed Sheeran tops the year-end Top Ticket Sales chart after playing to more than 3 million fans in 2022. Despite that, he ended up as only the third highest-grossing tour making “only” $246.3 million. Coldplay sold the second most tickets in the year, selling 2.3 million tickets, followed by Elton John with 2 million tickets, Bad Bunny with 1.8 million tickets (but the artist who made the most money in 2022 from concerts, drawing in over $373 million in revenue from concerts alone), and Harry Styles rounds out the top five ticket sellers with 1.5 million tickets sold.
Idina Menzel is sharing her journey with in-vitro fertilization as part of her new documentary, ”Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?” She told People that even though she underwent IVF while she was on tour and it didn’t end with success, she was able to accept that it "wasn't meant to be." Even so, she felt the need to share her journey so that people can understand what women go through. Four years after wrapping the tour, Idina says she's content and has "moved beyond that." She feels lucky enough to have her son Walker, who is now thirteen, and has come to terms with not being able to give him a sibling.
Aerosmith called off their concert Friday night in Las Vegas when Steven Tyler got sick about 2 hours before they were supposed to perform, according to TMZ. No word on what happened.
"I Took a Pill in Ibiza" singer Mike Posner has been helping train 49ers. Mike has taken his singing skills to a new level and become a certified breathing instructor, according to TMZ. He taught the players some breathing techniques, which seem to have helped their game since they’re considered one of the strongest teams in the league and could make it to the Super Bowl. Apparently, Mike is also helping out the Duke men's basketball team in the same way.
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While you can watch reruns of “Friends” pretty much every day on at least three major networks, Matthew Perry will not watch any episodes of his old show. While talking to CBC about his memoir, he said, "I weighed 128 lbs. ... I was brutally thin ... I didn’t watch the show, and haven’t watched the show, because I could go, 'Drinking, opiates, drinking, cocaine.' I could tell season by season by how I looked [what drug I was on]. That’s why I don’t wanna watch it, because that’s what I see." Despite his addictions, Matthew said he was never under the influence while filming because he didn't want to jeopardize his job on the show, though he was “insanely hungover doing the work." Unfortunately, he didn’t have that same level of commitment when he was shooting “Serving Sara.” According to OK, his costar, Elizabeth Hurley called him a “nightmare” to work with, saying, "Our movie was shut down because of his addiction. We were in a force majeure and had to all sit at home twiddling our thumbs for some time."
“Chrisley Knows Best” stars Todd and Julie Chrisley have been ordered to pay back over $17 million in restitution for their tax fraud case, RadarOnline.com reports. That’s on top of Todd’s 12-year prison sentence and Julie’s 7-years. The two still maintain their innocence. To help pay off their debts, sources told The New York Post the couple will more than likely have to sell their two Nashville, Tennessee mansions worth roughly $9 million.
The final autopsy and toxicology report for Anne Heche has been released, and it showed that there was cocaine in her bloodstream. It doesn’t necessarily mean she was impaired at the time of her fatal car crash; what was detected by the tests was an inactive metabolite of cocaine. The toxicology report also found fentanyl in her urine, but it was determined that the drug was given to her in the hospital. No alcohol was found in her system.
Ye was at the birthday party Kim Kardashian held at her home for their son, Saint, according to TMZ. Per their agreement, both parents are allowed access to the kids for major events, like birthdays. Ye spent several hours at Kim's Hidden Hills estate Monday night for Saint's birthday. It’s not known if other members of Kim's family were there, or any other humans for that matter. But it’s smart on Kim’s part to keep any involvement with Mr. Controversial behind closed doors.