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Kesha, Pete Wentz & More Kick Off Global Citizen Festival 2016 At World On Stage!

Kesha strikes a pose with her band mates backstage at the 2016 Global Citizen: The World On Stage held at the NYU Skirball Center on Thursday (September 22) in New York City.

The 29-year-old singer was joined at the event by presenters Darren Criss, Pete Wentz, Taryn Mannin, Cindy Ord and Gayle King, as well as fellow performers Regina Spektor and Aloe Blacc.

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“Much love to @glblctzn for having me open their #WorldOnStage tonight!!! So proud to be a part of something so positive! No matter what you’ve been through. Never lose hope,” Kesha captioned with her Instagram post. “To anyone suffering from depression, please let me tell you that the hell will pass and one day you will feel the light and happiness again. From personal experience. I have felt what you have felt. and it will, eventually, pass. cherish the good days;) ❤️ Thank you to everyone that helped make today f**king awesome.”


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Darren Criss Joins Tituss Burgess, Megan Hilty, & Other Stars for Elsie Music Festival!

Darren Criss snaps a selfie with Tituss Burgess backstage at The Great Elsie Music Festival on Monday (September 5) in Coney Island, New York City.

Elsie Fest is an outdoor music festival celebrating stars and songs from the stage and screen.

Darren and Tituss were joined on stage by Megan Hilty, Evan Rachel WoodKinky BootsTodrick Hall, Stranger ThingsGaten Matarazzo & Caleb McLaughlin, as well as many other stars.

Check out an Instagram pic below of Darren on stage with Gaten and Caleb!

Performed at #elsiefest with @gatenm123 @darrencriss my sister @caitlynrosemclaughlin and Gaten's sister @sabrinaclaire

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Clint Eastwood Bonks Himself On 'The Tonight Show'! (Video)

Allison Williams strikes a pose while attending the premiere of Sully held at Alice Tully Hall on Tuesday (September 6) in New York City.

The 28-year-old Girls actress was joined at the event by the director Clint Eastwood and his girlfriend Christina Sandera, as well as the stars of the flick Aaron Eckhart, Mike O’Malley, Sam Huntington, Molly Bernard, Katie Couric and her husband John Molner, and Molly Hagan.

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Also in attendance to show their support was Darren Criss, Vincent Piazza, Nikki M. James and Gayle King.

That same evening, Clint made an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where he tested out Jimmy‘s new Bonk app – Watch below!


Clint Eastwood – ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

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Ben Affleck Takes Violet to See 'Harry Potter' Play in London

Ben Affleck and his 10-year-old daughter Violet pose for a photo backstage with the cast of the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child over the weekend in London, England.

The 44-year-old actor wasn’t the only star in the audience at that performance. He was joined by his Suicide Squad co-star Margot Robbie, as well as Darren Criss.

The play has been a sold out smash hit and tickets are nearly impossible to come by. Seats are going for thousands of dollars on the secondary market and according to reports, the theater is denying admission to people who they know bought the tickets through a scalper.

Darren Criss Gets Ready For 'Hedwig & The Angry Inch' National Tour in New Promo Vid

Darren Criss heads out to the movies with some friends in Los Angeles on Friday night (August 12).

The 29-year-old actor, who wore a cool University of Michigan cap, was seen out on a date night with longtime girlfriend Mia Swier earlier in the week.

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Soon, Darren will head out on the national tour for Hedwig and the Angry Inch and opened up about it in a new vid, along with the director and creator.

“I’ve always been a fan of the show. This is just a massive dream come true for me,” Darren shared.

Get ticket info at HedwigBroadway.com.

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Darren Criss & Girlfriend Mia Swier Have a Date Night

Darren Criss and his girlfriend Mia Swier hold hands as they head out of The Nice Guy on Monday night (August 8) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 29-year-old actor is getting ready to put on the second year of his outdoor music festival Elsie Fest this September.

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The fest is set to be bigger and better than last year, with the addition of bands and composers in addition to Broadway acts. Darren is even set to take the stage although he’s not sure what he’ll be doing!

“It is the last thing I think about, and I probably won’t figure it out until the week of. Until then, I’m running around on the phone with clipboards and emails and so much logistic stuff, that’s the last piece,” he told Playbill.

Elsie Fest takes place September 5th on Coney Island.

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Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, & More Broadway Stars Sing 'What the World Needs Now Is Love' at DNC 2016 (Video)

Tons of familiar Broadway faces took the stage for a performance at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night (July 27) in Philadelphia, Penn.

The star-studded line-up included Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Darren Criss, Debra Messing, Kristen Bell, Tyne Daly, and Rosie Perez as they took turns singing parts of “What the World Needs Now Is Love” by Jackie DeShannon.

“Just finished singing w/my beautiful friend @idinamenzel – and a slew of others from the broadway community-at the #dnc ! We sang ‘what the world needs now’ and – SPOILER ALERT- its LOVE!!! This arena is on fire w/kindness and I’m honored to be here. I love my country. #lovetrumpshate,” Kristen later wrote on Instagram.

Watch the performance below!


Broadway Stars Sing at DNC 2016