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Michelle Obama Encourages Education at College Signing Day

Michelle Obama takes the stage to cheer on students committing to colleges at College Signing Day on Tuesday (April 26) at the Harlem Armory in New York City.

The first lady was joined by stars including Allison Williams and Julianna Margulies, who showed off their alumni pride in college t-shirts.

Also in attendance were Melissa McCarthy and her husband Ben Falcone, Robert De Niro, Common, Saturday Night Live’s Jay Pharoah and Aidy Bryant, Kat Graham, Melissa Benoist, Darren Criss, Yara Shahidi, Tracee Ellis Ross, Matthew Morrison, Bailee Madison and more.

30+ pictures inside of Michelle Obama cheering on students as they sign to their colleges…
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Melissa McCarthy Tries Rapping in 'Saturday Night Live' Promos

Melissa McCarthy gets a manicure in these funny new promos for her upcoming hosting gig on Saturday Night Live!

The 45-year-old Ghostbusters star appeared alongside cast member Vanessa Bayer.

At one point, Vanessa asks Melissa to name her favorite song by Kanye West, this week’s musical guest.

Melissa answers a made-up song called “Butterscotch Man,” with some interesting lyrics – “Butterscotch man, tater tot, yam.”

While it’s not a real song, listen to Jay Pharoah sing it at the end of the promo!


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'Straight Outta Compton' Director F. Gary Gray Reacts to SAG Award Nomination

Actors Ice Cube, O’Shea Jackson Jr, and director F. Gary Gray pose together at the Straight Outta Compton Celebration Lunch held at Chevalier Restaurant on Wednesday (December 9) in New York City.

The trio was joined by Cuba Gooding Jr, Gayle King, Willie Geist, and Jay Pharoah.

Straight Outta Compton just nabbed a 2016 SAG Awards nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast.

“Not to sound cliché but we worked really, really hard to get this on the screen,” F. Gary told People about the nod. “It took us years to find this cast and we put them through a lot to deliver those performances and they delivered. So to be acknowledged and amongst a lot of great artists and a lot of great films, we honestly didn’t expect it.”

45+ pictures inside of Ice Cube, O’Shea Jackson Jr., and more at the lunch celebration… More Here! »

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Jon Hamm, Tina Fey & Ben Stiller Put On Their Best For American Museum Of Natural History Gala!

Tina Fey and hubby Jeff Richmond flash a smile together while attending the 2015 American Museum Of Natural History Gala at the American Museum of Natural History on Thursday (November 19) in New York City.

The 45-year-old actress and her love were joined by Jon Hamm, Ben Stiller, Michael Buble, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘s Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, and Tituss Burgess, Natasha Lyonne and boyfriend Fred Armisen, and SNL‘s Kate McKinnon, Vanessa Bayer, Cecily Strong, Leslie Jones, Kenan Thompson, Colin Jost, Sasheer Zamata, Bobby Moynihan and Jay Pharoah.

Also in attendance at the gala were Steve Martin, Seth Meyers and wife Alexi Ashe, Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Crow, Gayle King, AnnaSophia Robb and Emma Greenwell.

FYI: AnnaSophia is wearing a Jeffrey Dodd dress paired with Kismet by Milka jewelry.

55+ pictures inside of Jon Hamm, Tina Fey and others at the gala… More Here! »

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Jesse Eisenberg, Edie Falco & More Hit The Stage At 24 Hour Plays: On Broadway!

Edie Falco, Jesse Eisenberg and Julia Stiles strike a pose while attending the 15th Annual 24 Hour Plays: On Broadway after party held at BB King on Monday (November 16) in New York City.

The three actors were joined at the event by Amber Tamblyn and her hubby David Cross, Ben Foster, Taran Killam, Jason Biggs, Sasha Alexander, Ari Graynor, Margarita Levieva, Geoffrey Arend, Rachel Dratch, Molly Ringwaldm, Jay Pharoah, Rosie Perez, and Questlove.

The annual event draws distinguished artists from throughout the entertainment industry who join forces in an extreme theatre endeavor: writing, directing and performing six original short plays from the ground up in 24 hours. Proceeds from the performance support New York’s Urban Arts Partnership in its efforts to close the achievement gap in NYC’s underserved public schools.

25+ pictures inside of Jesse Eisenberg, Edie Falco and others at the event… More Here! »

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Jake Gyllenhaal's Crush on Halle Berry Will 'Never Go Away'

Jake Gyllenhaal picks up the phone while attending the annual charity day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC on Friday (September 11) in New York City.

Other stars in attendance included models Lily Aldridge and Christy Turlington Burns, Top Chef‘s Padma Lakshmi, and Saturday Night Live‘s Jay Pharoah.

While on the red carpet in Toronto the night before, Jake was reminded about how Halle Berry said in the 90s that she told Jake she would marry him one day.

“I remember. I think the crush when I was a kid… I remember that crush and those crushes never go away, one way or another. She’s amazing, an amazing human being,” Jake told Access Hollywood.

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Watch Serena Williams Sing The Little Mermaid's 'Under the Sea'

Serena Williams shows a bit of midriff while stepping out to host the 2015 Delta Open Mic held at Arena on Wednesday night (August 26) in New York City.

The 33-year-old tennis pro was joined on the carpet by Laverne Cox, Uzo Aduba, Jason Biggs, Ali Larter, Alan Cumming, Saturday Night Live‘s Jay Pharoah, and former View host Rosie Perez.

During the event, Serena hit the stage for a fun rendition of “Under the Sea” from The Little Mermaid.

Watch a clip below!

15+ pictures inside of Serena Williams hosting an open mic night… More Here! »

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