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Debra Messing Celebrates Opening Night of New Broadway Show 'Birthday Candles'

It’s a very big night for Debra Messing!

The 53-year-old Will & Grace actress celebrated the opening night of her new Broadway show Birthday Candles on Sunday (April 10) at the American Airlines Theatre in New York City.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Debra Messing

Stars in attendance at the opening night show included Bryan Cranston, Hocus Pocus actress Kathy Najimy, Gossip Girl actress Margaret Collin, designer Christian Siriano, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel actress Marin Hinkle, Law and Order: Organized Crime actor Dylan McDermott, In Living Color actress Ali Wentworth, L.A. Law actor Blair Underwood, and Mad About You actor Richard Kind.

Here’s the show synopsis: The existential dramedy stars Debra as “Ernestine Ashworth through nine decades of her life, the Will & Grace actress aging playing ages 17 to 107 — without the aid of prosthetics, makeup, or wigs — as the story follows Ernestine baking a simple butter cake on her birthday each year,” according to EW.

Birthday Candles was originally supposed to open in the spring of 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the Broadway show’s opening for over two years.

The show will run at the American Airlines Theatre until May 29. You can purchase tickets here!

Click through the gallery for 15+ pictures of Debra Messing and the other stars at the opening night celebration…More Here! »

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The Richest 'Sex and the City' Stars Ranked, Including All of the Boyfriends (The Women Far Outrank the Men Here!)

Sex and the City has been on everyone’s minds for the past few weeks thanks to the new sequel series And Just Like That, which is airing on HBO Max.

Only three of the four women from the original series returned for the sequel series, along with some of your favorite supporting stars.

We’re taking a look back at the cast of Sex and the City and seeing where all of them rank according to their estimated net worth. You might be surprised to find out where some of these stars rank, but the women are clearly ranking high above the men.

Click through the slideshow to see where the Sex and the City stars rank by net worth…

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David Alan Grier Wins Best Featured Actor in a Play at Tony Awards 2020!

David Alan Grier is a Tony winner!

The 65-year-old actor took home the first award of the night during the 2020 Tony Awards on Sunday (September 26) at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City.

David won the award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Tech Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in A Soldier’s Play.

This is David‘s first Tony win after four nominations.

“To the other nominees, tough bananas! I won!” David jokingly said in his acceptance speech.

Other nominees stepping out for the awards show included Blair Underwood, Ian Barford, Jane Alexander, and Cora Vander Broek.

You can see the full list of Tony winners here!

FYI: Cora Vander Broek is wearing a Tony Ward Couture gown, Christian Louboutin heels, and David Yurman jewelry.

Click through the gallery for 20+ photos of David Alan Grier and the other stars stepping out for the awards show…More Here! »

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Monica Lewinsky Joins Beanie Feldstein, Sarah Paulson & More at 'Impeachment: American Crime Story' Premiere

Beanie Feldstein poses with Monica Lewinsky at the premiere of FX’s Impeachment: American Crime Story at Pacific Design Center on Wednesday night (September 1) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 28-year-old actress, who plays Monica in the upcoming series, was joined by co-stars Annaleigh Ashford, Sarah Paulson, and Mira Sorvino at the event.

Clive Owen, Blair Underwood, Rae Dawn Chong, Elizabeth Reaser, Colin Hanks, Patrick Fischler, Billy Eichner, Cobie Smulders and her actor husband Taran Killam were also spotted at the event.

In the third installment of the anthology series, Impeachment: American Crime Story centers on the first impeachment of a U.S. President in over a century as told through the eyes of Monica Lewinsky, Linda Tripp and Paula Jones.

Meet the full cast of the series in the video below!

Just recently, Sarah opened up about the backlash of her appearance as Linda in the series.

Impeachment: American Crime Story will premiere September 7 on FX.

FYI: Beanie wore a Brandon Maxwell dress. Sarah wore an Alexandre Vauthier dress with a Tyler Ellis bag. Elizabeth wore a The Vampire’s Wife dress, Jimmy Choo clutch, Jennifer Meyer jewelry and Prada shoes.

65+ pictures inside from the premiere of Impeachment: American Crime Story

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Blair Underwood Splits with Wife Desiree After 27 Years of Marriage

Blair Underwood and wife Desiree are calling it quits.

The 56-year-old L.A. Law actor took to Instagram on Sunday (May 30) to share a joint statement with Desiree, also 56, announcing that they are splitting up after 27 years of marriage.

“After a tremendous amount of thought, prayer & work on ourselves individually & collectively, we have come to the conclusion to end our marriage that began 27 years ago,” the statement reads. “It has truly been a beautifully journey. Our proudest achievements are our three incredible children. Three souls to which God entrusted us.”

Blair and Desiree married in 1994 and share three kids together – daughter Brielle, 22, and sons Blake, 19, and Paris, 24.

“We continue to be awed & humbled by the blessings of parenting. We have always put their best interests first & will continue to do so,” the statement continued. “We will continue to be the best of friends and co-parents and have the utmost respect for one another as we embark upon this new chapter of our lives, separately.”

Blair and Desiree concluded, “We thank you all for all your support throughout the years & we humbly ask for privacy & understanding during this new season of change. Blair & Desiree Underwood.”

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'One Night in Miami' Stars Attend Drive-In Premiere Amid All of the Oscars Buzz!

The new movie One Night in Miami has been generating so much Oscars buzz ever since its Venice Film Festival premiere and now an L.A. audience has seen the film!

The cast of the movie attended the AFI Fest drive-in screening of the movie at the Rose Bowl on Monday evening (October 19) in Pasadena, Calif.

In attendance at the event were stars Leslie Odom Jr. (with wife Nicolette Robinson) and Eli Goree (with Ash Reynolds). Also there were Blair Underwood and Angela Bassett. To ensure that safety and health precautions were met, VIP guests enjoyed the film from the comfort of Audi e-tron electric vehicles.

One Night in Miami “tells a fictional account of one incredible evening, in which Muhammad Ali (Goree), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge), Sam Cooke (Odom) and Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir) gather after Ali defeated Sonny Liston in February 1964.”

The movie was directed by Regina King and it will open in select theaters on December 25, 2020. Then it will begin streaming on Amazon Prime Video on January 15, 2021.

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Hulu Drops Trailer for 'Bad Hair,' a Horror Satire Starring Elle Lorraine!

A new trailer that is getting so much buzz is the upcoming Hulu movie Bad Hair!

The film is a horror satire set in 1989 and it follows an ambitious young woman (Elle Lorraine) who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television. However, her flourishing career comes at a great cost when she realizes that her new hair may have a mind of its own.

The star-studded cast also includes Vanessa Williams, Lena Waithe, Laverne Cox, Jay Pharoah, Kelly Rowland, Blair Underwood, James Van Der Beek, Yaani King Mondschein, and Usher.

Bad Hair was written and directed by Justin Simien, who previously wrote and directed the movie Dear White People and the TV series of the same name.

The movie will be released on Hulu on October 23.