A possible plan was drawn up in which Wallis could be the King's wife but not the Queen, with the title Duchess of Cornwall (the title now taken by Camilla, wife of Prince Charles), but it was rejected. The papers broke the news, as the wife of the Prime Minster noted, with headlines on the "harpy and the King." … [Read more...] about The truth about Wallis Simpson, the woman accused of stealing a king
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“This is me singing “Hallelujah” down the hall after finding out my truth not only set me free, but set the lives of so many readers and listeners of ‘Open Book’ free,” she wrote over a black-and-white image of herself belting out the song in what appears to be a hotel hallway. … [Read more...] about Jessica Simpson thanks fans for tell-all memoir becoming a bestseller: ‘This is a moment for all of us’
15 year-old Duncan (Poehler) is a basically good kid saddled by the overwhelming physical and existential angst of being a 15 year-old boy. His earnest father Jack (Ty Burrell, an expert in the field) and spirited mother Annie (also Poehler) are confused by and concerned for him daily. Lucky for them, while Duncan is prone to sneaking out to hang with his friends (voiced by comedians Betsy Sodaro, Yassir Lester and Zach Cherry), Duncan only ever really gets into trouble by clumsy accident. In fact, if his parents should be eyeing anyone in the family for rebellion, it’s Duncan’s preteen sister Kimberly (Riki Lindhome), or even their surprisingly capable baby sister Jing (Joy Osmanski, milking every welcome bit of off-kilter material she gets). … [Read more...] about ‘Duncanville’ Starring Amy Poehler: TV Review
André Holland has starred in sitcoms you never watched (Friends With Benefits, 1600 Penn), small roles in films you did (Selma, 42), and did brilliant supporting work in a star vehicle critics loved (to Clive Owen in The Knick). But 2016 was the year that the actor made the nation collectively swoon. He arrives midway through the third act of Moonlight. With little screentime he embodies a combination of regret and hope with a vibrancy that has barely dimmed in the lingering weeks since we first saw the film. This year he also appeared as Cuba Gooding Jr.’s counterpart in American Horror Story: Roanoke—a franchise that’s akin to an acting Olympics for TV performers—and was cast in Ava DuVernay’s feverishly anticipated adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time. Not too shabby. … [Read more...] about 16 Biggest Breakout Stars of 2016: Issa Rae, Sterling K. Brown, Millie Bobby Brown & More
Hell, Fargo pulled off won the finest second season of a show in recent memory but still lost to People v. O.J. Simpson because of how viscerally the series hit on a cultural moment. And the categories that lacked this sort of vitality, this diversity, seemed to be genuinely embarrassed by that fact, as Kimmel joked while mocking the whiteness of the Variety Series nominees, of which he was one. … [Read more...] about Emmy 2016 Awards: The Most Diverse Emmys Ever. Finally.