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Matt Lauer agrees to pay Annette Roque up to $20M in divorce

Shamed “Today” host Matt Lauer is “bending over backwards” to give his soon to be ex-wife Annette Roque everything she wants in their divorce — including a multimillion-dollar payout — because he feels so guilty for cheating with multiple women at work, according to friends. Lauer — who was axed by NBC bosses in November for a string of inappropriate affairs — has already agreed to pay Roque, his wife of nearly 20 years, up to $20 million, Page Six can reveal. The couple are now getting along amicably, the friends tell us — and are both spending time at their 12-bedroom Hamptons pile, Strongheart Manor, as they prepare to finalize their divorce. A source says: “Things really have settled down. Matt and Annette are getting on and they’re both spending time with their kids. They hope to sett...

Natalie Wood’s sister Lana claims star was raped, reveals details of her sibling’s final days

Lana Wood isn’t holding back on the shocking details surrounding the life and tragic death of her older sister, Hollywood actress Natalie Wood. Wood, also an actress, claims that her beloved sibling was raped by a powerful Hollywood figure during an alleged assault at California’s Chateau Marmot Hotel that went on “for hours.” Wood told Fox News the assault occurred when Natalie was 16. “That’s something I had known for many years,” the 72-year-old told us. “I was actually in the car with my mother waiting for her to come out from this so-called interview. So I’ve known that for many, many years.” The former Bond girl claimed the ride home “was not a happy one” as both Natalie and their mother spoke “heatedly in undertones.” While the sisters never spoke about the alleged assault, Wo...

Khloe Kardashian apologizes after calling sister Kourtney R-word: ‘I will do better’

Fans called out reality start Kourtney Kardashian after she called her sister the R-word in an Instagram live video.  (NBCU) “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star Khloe Kardashian is apologizing after dropping the R-word in a live Instagram video on Thursday.  The new mom of True Thompson did an Instagram live featuring her and her sister Kourtney doing their morning workout with their trainer. In the video, Kardashian becomes frustrated with her older sister who was trying to sync their smartphones but seemed to be having trouble.  According to Us Weekly, Kardashian was heard in the video saying to her sister, “Yes, you can, you f–-ing r—–d.” And as Kourtney appeared to have more trouble with the devices, True’s mom yelled, “Are you f—...

Roseanne Barr says she ‘thought Valerie Jarrett was white,’ claims her vote for Trump doomed show

Roseanne Barr once again attempted to tell her side of the story about her controversial Valerie Jarret tweet, maintaining that she thought Jarrett “was white” and claimed her namesake show was canceled because she “voted for Donald Trump.” Barr’s explanation came in the form of a video on her YouTube page, introducing viewers to her “own studio” where she said she can talk to the public “without the filter of the biased media.” She recalled getting a phone call from ABC, in which she said she was asked “to explain my ‘egregious and unforgivable tweet,’” referring to her racially charged May post in which she said Jarrett, who is African-American and born in Iran, was like the “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby.” ROSEANNE BARR SCREAMS ABOUT VALERIE JARRETT IN BIZARRE Y...

Kathy Griffin unleashes profanity-laced tirade at Melania Trump: ‘F— you, Melanie’

First lady Melania Trump was attacked on Twitter Sunday by comedian Kathy Griffin, who famously posed with a fake severed head of President Trump, over immigration policies. (AP) Liberal comedian Kathy Griffin, who famously posed with a fake severed head of President Trump, took a vicious new swing at the first lady over the immigration controversy on Sunday. The first lady had weighed in earlier in the day. “Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families & hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform. She believes we need to be a country that follows all laws but also a country that governs w/heart,” her office told Fox News. Griffin then tweeted: “F— you, Melanie. You know damn well your husband can end this im...

Former Children of God member details life in the apocalyptic sex cult that lured Hollywood celebs

Former Children of God member talks life in doomsday sex cult Flor Edwards, a former member of the doomsday cult Children of God, spoke to Fox News about her unusual upbringing and how she managed to escape the same sex cult that previously had Joaquin Phoenix and Rose McGowan as members when they were children. Flor Edwards believed she was going to die at age 12. The now-36-year-old escaped the doomsday cult Children of God, the same group that Hollywood celebrities like Rose McGowan and brothers Joaquin and River Phoenix were raised in. The cult also reportedly lured Fleetwood Mac’s Jeremy Spencer. The teacher recently published a memoir about her turbulent childhood titled “Apocalypse Child: A Life in End Times.” Edwards revealed she has never met McGowan or the Phoenix brothers. River...

Samantha Bee apologizes for ‘unfiltered’ slam on Ivanka Trump while accepting ‘social change’ award

Newly notorious comedian Samantha Bee told a crowd in Los Angeles on Thursday that the media focus should shift from the “one bad word” she uttered to describe Ivanka Trump to the nation’s treatment of immigrant children and families, a report said. Press access was revoked hours before the Television Academy event, which honored Bee’s show, “Full Frontal,” and six other programs as platforms for advancing social change, but IndieWire was able to report Bee’s speech. “We spent the day wrestling with the repercussions of one bad word, when we all should have spent the day incensed that as a nation we are wrenching children from their parents and treating people legally seeking asylum as criminals,” Bee said at NeueHouse Hollywood. “If we are OK with that then really, who a...

Roseanne says she ‘begged’ ABC, ‘like 40 motherf—–s,’ to let her ‘make amends’ before show was axed

Following days of heavy backlash for a string of controversial tweets, Roseanne Barr on Thursday said she “begged” ABC to give her a chance to “apologize & make amends.” “I begged Ben Sherwood at ABC 2 let me apologize & make amends,” the embattled TV star tweeted about the ABC president. “I begged them not to cancel the show. I told them I was willing to do anything & asked 4 help in making things right. I’d worked doing publicity4 them 4free for weeks, traveling, thru bronchitis. I begged4 ppls jobs.” She went on to apparently recall a conversation during which she claimed she “begged 4 my crew jobs.” “He said: what were you thinking when you did this? I said: I thought she was white, she looks like my family! He scoffed & said: “what u have done is egregious,...

John Goodman gives first reaction to ‘Roseanne’ cancellation

Actor John Goodman gave a brief response to the sudden cancellation of ‘Roseanne.’  (ABC/Adam Rose) Actor John Goodman opened up about the cancellation of “Roseanne” — by saying he’d like to stay silent. “I wasn’t gonna get an Emmy anyway,” Goodman says in a video released by ET. “I’ve been up there [11] times already, and if I didn’t get one I’m not gonna get one.” Until then, the 65-year-old actor, who played Roseanne Barr’s on-screen husband, Dan Conner, on the ABC sitcom was reluctant to talk about the show’s fate, noting: “Everything’s fine.” Tucker: Roseanne uproar shows libs live in Hypocrisyland Tucker: The upside to the Roseanne tweet controversy is the Left is now on the record opposing racism. Attacking people on the basis of their...

‘Roseanne’ fans call for Bill Maher to be fired after he joked Trump is part orangutan

“Roseanne” fans have called on HBO to fire “Real Time” host Bill Maher in response to the comedian’s jokes that President Trump was part orangutan. ABC quickly canceled the successful “Roseanne” reboot Tuesday hours after its star, Roseanne Barr, posted a racist tweet about former President Obama’s aide Valerie Jarrett. The tweet said Jarrett, who is African-American and born in Iran, is like the “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby.” Barr apologized for the tweet before her show was canceled. The next day, she appeared to blame the prescription pill Ambien for the tweet. VALERIE JARRETT SAYS ROSEANNE’S TWEET SHOULD BE ‘TEACHING MOMENT’ Following ABC’s announcement, Charlie Kirk, the founder of Turning Point USA, a right-wing nonprofit group, tweeted, “Wait, Bill M...

ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ after Barr’s racist tweet

ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ Roseanne Barr apologizes for racially-charged tweet targeting former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett. Just hours after Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet about former President Obama aide Valerie Jarrett, her wildly popular reboot of “Roseanne” was given the boot. ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey said in a statement on Tuesday that the network would not be producing the show’s second season. “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” Dungey told Fox News. The news comes after Barr went into emergency damage-control mode after sending out a politically charged tweet linking Chelsea Clinton to liberal donor George Soros and a r...

USC president agrees to step down amid university gynecologist sex scandal

University of Southern California President C.L. Max Nikias presides at commencement ceremonies on the campus in Los Angeles, May 12, 2017. Nikias has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist.  (Associated Press) The president of the University of Southern California (USC) has agreed to step down amid a widely damaging sex scandal involving a university gynecologist accused of decades of sexual misconduct, the school’s board of trustees said Friday. A letter from the board to the USC community did not specify when C.L. Max Nikias, 65, would leave his post. “President Nikias and the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees have agreed to begin an orderly transition and commence the process of selecting a new president,” Rick J. Caruso, the board...