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Julie Chen leaves ‘The Talk’ one week after Les Moonves’ departure from CBS

Julie Chen is officially done with CBS’ “The Talk.” Chen, the moderator and one of the original hosts since its debut in 2010, announced Tuesday that she has left the talk show to spend more time with her family, effective immediately. It’s about a week after her husband, Leslie Moonves, stepped down as the network’s chief executive after allegations of sexual harassment and assault. Moonves has denied the allegations.

Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief in North Carolina

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 2:58 p.m.

Michael Jordan has donated $2 million to assist residents affected by Hurricane Florence. Jordan played high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina, one of the areas hardest hit by the hurricane. He told The Associated Press he wanted to do something quickly because the destruction hit home with him. The Charlotte Hornets owner contributed $1 million each to the American Red Cross and the Foundation For The Carolinas’ Hurricane Florence Response Fund.

Nicki Minaj and Cardi B’s feud is spilling over into Cuomo and Nixon’s gubernatorial fight

Will everyone’s favorite celebrity feud mash up with one of the country’s most-watched political faceoffs? The notorious shoe-throwing, bench-clearing fight between rappers Nicki Minaj and Cardi B at a New York Fashion Week party could take a turn for the political, after Minaj made some Empire State political endorsements over Twitter on Wednesday.

Film academy president says popular Oscar was misunderstood

The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned in its efforts to reflect a changing industry and misunderstood by its critics.

Eminem drops new album ‘Kamikaze’

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 10:15 a.m.

Eminem picked a busy day to surprise the world his new album – “Kamikaze” was released only hours before the funerals of Aretha Franklin and the Washington tribute to the late Sen. John McCain.

Analysis: Do we need to know so much about Ben Affleck?

This past year, the viewing public has seen a myriad of images of Ben Affleck: In February, looking “smitten” while taking a walk with girlfriend Lindsay Shookus. In March, gazing into the ocean off Hawaii, displaying his much-mocked back tattoo. In August, pausing at a fast food drive-through window with a Playboy model, amid headlines that he and Shookus had split. And then Wednesday night, a miserable-looking Affleck in the back seat of a car driven by his equally unhappy-looking estranged wife, Jennifer Garner. TMZ, People, Us Weekly, and E! reported that Garner was taking him to rehab to receive treatment for alcohol addiction.

Asia Argento denies sexual assault, says Anthony Bourdain made payment

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 2:59 p.m.

Two days after a report detailed an accusation of sexual assault against #MeToo activist Asia Argento, the Italian actress and filmmaker said she never had a sexual relationship with the young actor whom she agreed to pay $380,000 in a settlement.