Month: April 2020

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Iowa is among the five states which do not have some sort of a shelter-in-place or stay-at-home order within its borders. The top two Democrats in the legislature are urging Republican Governor Kim Reynolds to join change that. Senate Democratic Leader Janet Petersen of Des Moines and House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard of Charles City […]

Iowa women will be able to have “essential” surgical abortions under an agreement between attorneys representing the state and those representing Planned Parenthood and the ACLU of Iowa. Governor Kim Reynolds issued an order last week that cancelled all elective surgeries through April 16th. According to the agreement, the governor’s proclamation only suspends “non-essential” surgical […]

Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) — While we all wish we could make COVID-19 disappear, J.K. Rowling has conjured up Harry Potter at Home, a digital destination she designed for kids who are being kept away from school by the pandemic. “Parents, teachers and carers working to keep children amused and interested while we’re on lockdown might need a bit of […]

Universal Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — Universal Studios, among the first to move its newer films to streaming in the wake of coronavirus-related closures, has announced the pandemic has caused the delay of three more of its projects.  The Hollywood Reporter notes that Minions: The Rise of Gru will now be moved a year from its original release date, and […]

John P. Johnson/courtesy of HBO(LOS ANGELES) — If you’re familiar with Larry David from Seinfeld or Curb Your Enthusiasm, you’ll know he’s been advocating social distancing even before it became potentially lifesaving defense against the COVID-19 pandemic.  With that in mind, he took to social media from an easy chair to admonish “idiots” who were violating the rules that can keep […]

ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) — As America endures another strongly-recommended week of self-quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some married couples are discovering that being around their significant other 24/7 is not all it’s cracked up to be. Frozen II star Kristen Bell admitted on Monday that isolating with husband Dax Shepard is becoming somewhat of a challenge. During an Instagram Live interview with Katie Couric, the married […]

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Schools across America had to make the difficult decision to cancel important school dances and graduations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  As expected, teenagers took to social media and lamented that they were robbed of experiencing some of high school’s most memorable moments. While most understood why such a call had to be made, they still found […]

Photo by Wil R/Star Max/GC Images(NEW YORK) — Christopher Meloni is reprising his popular Law & Order: SVU role as Elliot Stabler for a new crime drama from the series creator Dick Wolf, according to Deadline. The as-yet-untitled series, which has already gotten a 13-episode order, will center on the NYPD organized crime unit led by Stabler. This will mark […]

Witherspoon in “Little Fires Everywhere”/Hulu(LOS ANGELES) — Reese Witherspoon is hoping to bring a little light into the world with her new series “Shine On with Reese At Home”. In a video posted to the 44-year-old’s Instagram on Tuesday, the Little Fires Everywhere and The Morning Show actress announced the new series which she hopes will “guide” and “inspire” its viewers amid […]

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagicAmy Schumer is doing her part to keep her loved ones safe from the COVID-19 coronavirus, even if it means spending time physically apart.  However, she found a creative way to still have that cherished one-on-one time with her dad, Gordon. The 39-year-old brought smiles to her Instagram followers’ faces on Tuesday when she showed off how she […]

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