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Oh baby, baby! 20 years ago, Britney Spears’ debut single changed the world

Oh baby, baby! 20 years ago, Britney Spears’ debut single changed the world

Jive/Legacy Recordings(NEW YORK) — How were we supposed to know that 20 years ago today — October 23, 1998 — a teenager named Britney Spears would release her debut single “…Baby One More Time,” and change pop music forever? Written by Max Martin, the single, which raised eyebrows with its provocative lyric “Hit me baby…

Rosie O’Donnell is engaged to “wonderful woman” Elizabeth Rooney

Rosie O’Donnell is engaged to “wonderful woman” Elizabeth Rooney

ABC/Yolanda Pere(NEW YORK) — Rosie O’Donnell is engaged. The 56-year-old confirmed to People magazine on Monday that she’s planning on getting hitched to 33-year-old Elizabeth Rooney, though their wedding won’t be any time soon. “This is a long time in the future. We both decided that that would be best,” O’Donnell tells People. She calls…

Liam Neeson’s son changes name in honor of his late mom, Natasha Richardson

Liam Neeson’s son changes name in honor of his late mom, Natasha Richardson

David M. Benett/Getty Images for Maison Mais Non(LONDON) — Liam Neeson’s son is paying tribute to his late mom, Natasha Richardson, by changing his last name. People confirms that 23-year-old Micheál will now go by Micheál Richardson, instead of Micheál Neeson. Natasha Richardson’s mother, actress Vanessa Redgrave, reportedly explained the name change to Daily Mail…

Voting for two: Amy Schumer announces she’s pregnant while getting out the vote

Voting for two: Amy Schumer announces she’s pregnant while getting out the vote

ABC/Heidi Gutman(NEW YORK) — Amy Schumer is pregnant…and she announced the news in a unique way. First, she posted a photo on Instagram in which she and her husband Chris Fischer’s heads are superimposed on the bodies of Prince Harry and Megan Markle, a couple who also recently announced they are expecting. Schumer captions the…

‘Wonder Woman’ sequel release date pushed to 2020

‘Wonder Woman’ sequel release date pushed to 2020

© 2017 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND RATPAC ENTERTAINMENT, LLC(LOS ANGELES) — We’ll have to wait a little bit longer before Wonder Woman flies her invisible jet into theaters again. According to Variety, Warner Bros. has pushed back the Gal Gadot-led sequel Wonder Woman 1984. Instead of being released November 1, 2019, it is now…

Chris Hemsworth gives lucky hitchhiker a helicopter ride in Australia

Chris Hemsworth gives lucky hitchhiker a helicopter ride in Australia

ABC/Radhika Chalasani(BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA) — Chris Hemsworth gave one lucky hitchhiker the ride of his life in Australia over the weekend. The Thor actor and his pal Luke Zocchi pulled over in Brisbane and offered the hitchhiking tourist a ride to the coastal surfing town of Byron Bay. Not only was the hitchhiker – who turned…

Not so bulletproof: ‘Luke Cage’ canceled after second season

Not so bulletproof: ‘Luke Cage’ canceled after second season

David Lee/Netflix(NEW YORK) — Just a week after Netflix pulled the plug on Marvel’s Iron Fist, the streamer has now canceled its popular bulletproof superhero series Luke Cage after two seasons. “Unfortunately, Marvel’s Luke Cage will not return for a third season,” Netflix said a statement, obtained by Deadline. “Everyone at Marvel Television and Netflix is grateful to the dedicated showrunner,…

Oh baby, baby! 20 years ago, Britney Spears’ debut single changed the world

Oh baby, baby! 20 years ago, Britney Spears’ debut single changed the world

Jive/Legacy Recordings(NEW YORK) — How were we supposed to know that 20 years ago today — October 23, 1998 — a teenager named Britney Spears would release her debut single “…Baby One More Time,” and change pop music forever? Written by Max Martin, the single, which raised eyebrows with its provocative lyric “Hit me baby…

Rosie O’Donnell is engaged to “wonderful woman” Elizabeth Rooney

Rosie O’Donnell is engaged to “wonderful woman” Elizabeth Rooney

ABC/Yolanda Pere(NEW YORK) — Rosie O’Donnell is engaged. The 56-year-old confirmed to People magazine on Monday that she’s planning on getting hitched to 33-year-old Elizabeth Rooney, though their wedding won’t be any time soon. “This is a long time in the future. We both decided that that would be best,” O’Donnell tells People. She calls…