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I have either run out of things to think and say about the things Kanye West is (presumably) thinking and (definitely) saying or I have exhausted the will to make that effort. I’m not sure which. Either way, the result is the same. MAGA Kanye possesses the intersecting veneers of “fascinating” and “disturbing,” but…

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  Alec Baldwin is facing some backlash from Black twitter after a recent comment raised flags about his own racism. The actor believes Black folks love him because of his hilarious portrayal of Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live but his comment has some people raising eyebrows. “I don’t know how to say this and […]

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In a new interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Alec Baldwin lets loose more than a few thoughts he could have either 1) kept to himself, or 2) worked through with a close group of wise and even-tempered friends.

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Pete Davidson had a few words to say about Kanye West’s pro-Trump rant last week on Saturday Night Live.

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Writer Dustin Seibert wants to know why people are even capable of allowing themselves to be disappointed by Kanye West and his antics.

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  Donald Trump tweeted his approval for the artist formerly known as Kanye West‘s Saturday Night Live performance Sunday afternoon, noting that “West, who put on a MAGA hat after the show (despite being told “no”), was great. He’s leading the charge!” Kanye, now known as Ye, was booed during his off-air pro-Trump rant at […]

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  -Saturday Night Live kicked off its 44th season Saturday with host Adam Driver, musical guest Kanye West and special guest Matt Damon playing embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Damon was joined by Robert DeNiro, Ben Stiller and Melissa McCarthy in portraying members of Donald Trump’s administration, and Rachel Dratch returned as Senator Amy […]

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Emmy-winner Kenan Thompson is SNL’s longest-running cast member but he’s eyeing a primetime role that could see him exiting the late-night sketch comedy series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the comedian and actor will star in the single-camera comedy Saving Larry for NBC, from SNL creator Lorne Michaels and writer Jackie Clarke, executive producer of Superstore. […]

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  The nominees for the 2018 Emmys have been announced and it looks like it has been a big year for Black folks on television. There’s a lot more melanin than usual in the long list of actors and personalities in the running for a trophy and we couldn’t be happier about it. Colin Jost […]

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Donald Glover is about to make SNL history. The Emmy-winning Atlanta creator and star will host Saturday Night Live on May 5 and serve as the show’s musical guest as his alter ego, Childish Gambino. The news is especially exciting considering Glover recently stated that he’s retiring his Childish Gambino alter ego. “I like endings. I think […]

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This Is Us fans are in for a treat this weekend because Sterling K. Brown is hosting Saturday Night Live, meaning they’re favorite tear-jerking character will be flexing his funny muscles for a change. The award-winning actor will host this weekend’s show that features musical guest, James Bay.  —16,000 sign petition to take back Kobe […]

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Tiffany Haddish is on a roll. The actress who recently made history for being the first black comedienne to host Saturday Night Live has some new roles lined up and we can’t wait to see her takeover continue. She’s set to star in Will Packer’s upcoming project, The Temp. The female-driven comedy will be co-produced […]

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Leslie Jones is having the time of her life at the Rio Olympics. After her constant live tweeting of the Games grabbed the attention of an NBC executive, SNL comedian Leslie Jones was invited to Rio to cover the Olympic Games live. —Leslie Jones invited to Olympics by NBC after hilarious live-tweeting Since her arrival at Rio, […]

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It’s been a year of milestones for comedian Eddie Murphy. Shortly after celebrating the 40th […]

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During his performance on Saturday Night Live, Chris Rock’s commentary on the Boston bombings, 9/11, […]

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NEW YORK — Saturday Night Live is giving its on-screen diversity another boost. NBC says […]

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