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Marshawn Lynch, Conan O’Brien and Rob Gronkowski Played ‘Mortal Kombat’ and It Was Awesome

By Yesha Callahan When Beast Mode, the Gronk and a talk show host get together, it’s bound to be funny. Read More

Eddie Murphy Is Heading Back to SNL After 31 Years

By Yesha Callahan The actor is slated to appear on the 40th-anniversary special. Read More

Sherri Shepherd’s Surrogate Says She’s Being Forced to Pay Child Support

By Yesha Callahan Jessica Bartholomew says she feels like she’s being “left out in the cold.” Read More

Suge Knight Arrested and Bail Set at $2,000,000 in Fatal Hit-and-Run

By Yesha Callahan The rap mogul hit two men with his truck and then backed up over them as he fled the scene, authorities say. Read More

Iggy Azalea Defends ‘Blaccent’ After Jill Scott and Eve Comments

By Yesha Callahan The hip-hop artist is once again under fire for her constant appropriation. Read More

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