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Chip and Joanna Gaines said their final goodbyes last night on the finale of Fixer Upper.

After five years of the popular HGTV home renovation show, the couple joined viewers in watching the final episode and tweeted several times as it aired. Chip tweeted, "Jo and I can’t believe we’re watching the last episode of #FixerUpper. Who’s watching with us?" He later tweeted, "Last #demoday I’m not crying, you’re crying. #FixerUpper." After the show Joanna tweeted, "We love you guys!!! Thank you for being a part of this journey with us. What a ride."

Although the couple won't be expanding houses anymore, they will be expanding their family soon. They're expecting their fifth child, a boy, in a few months. They also won't be completely gone from HGTV. A spinoff, Behind the Design, will premiere next Tuesday. (People)

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*Hollywood Walk Of Fame - TV's original 'Wonder Woman,' Lynda Carter, honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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*Reese Witherspoon Expert - A woman named Emily was able to answer every clue in a "Reese Witherspoon" category on Jeopardy! last night, naming Reese movies after hearing a description of the roles that she played.

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George Clooney And Hugh Laurie Take On “Catch-22” - 

A limited series based on a classic book is headed to Hulu.

Joseph Heller’s “Catch-22” will be turned into a six part adaptation with George Clooney directing and producing. Clooney will also co-star with Hugh Laurie. Christopher Abbott will play the central character.

Source: UPI

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Halloween Horror Nights: It's only April, but Universal Studios announced plans to bring an attraction based on the Netflix show Stranger Things to the theme park in October.

Jay-Z: He admitted her cried when his mother finally came out to him.

Ryan Reynolds: He's auctioning off a pink Deadpool suit to raise money for the fight against cancer.

Nasim Aghdam: That's the name of the YouTube shooting suspect, who may have had a beef with the website's handling of certain videos.

#LegionFX: The Marvel show is back for a new season

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Austin Powers star Verne Troyer has been hospitalized for a reported alcohol poisoning on Monday night.

TMZ says police were sent to the his home after a friend called 911 and described him as being extremely upset, drunk and suicidal. 

A message on his Instagram says, "Asking you to keep Verne in your thoughts and prayers. He’s getting the best care possible and is resting comfortably. Appreciate the support from family, friends, and fans around the world."

TMZ says the actor, who's battled alcoholism for years, is being held for 72 hours for evaluation.

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If you really, really love Elton John, mark your calendar for this Friday -- when Amazon spends the whole day streaming a special called The Soundboard, entirely devoted to the superstar and the all-star tribute albums Revamp and Restoration.

Variety reports that the streaming service will air the "multi-hour" program, featuring interviews with Elton as well as a slew of the performers on the albums, for just 24 hours before pulling it down.

Revamp includes Alessia Cara, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Pink and Logic, Q-Tip featuring Demi Lovato, and Ed Sheeran. The country-themed Restoration features Miley Cyrus, Little Big Town, Maren Morris and Dolly Parton. A Grammy tribute concert to Elton, taped just after the 2018 awards, airs on CBS on April 10th.

Listeners with an Amazon Echo device can simply ask, “Alexa, play ‘The Soundboard,’” or you can find it at Amazon.com/EltonJohn

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“Stranger Things” Creators Are Sued For Allegedly Stealing The Show Idea -

 The creators of "Stranger Things" are being sued for allegedly stealing the idea behind the Netflix series.

Director Charlie Kessler claims Ross and Matt Duffer ripped off the concept of a military base conducting scientific experiments on kids from a short film of his titled "Montauk." He says he pitched the film to the Duffers at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, and later on showed them the script.

Kessler also says "Stranger Things" was originally named "The Montauk Project." In addition to money, he wants the Duffers to destroy all materials allegedly based on his ideas.

Netflix and the Duffers are staying mum about the lawsuit.

 Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Stroller Company Dumps Blac Chyna - Being an influencer just got harder for Blac Chyna.

Because of Dream’s mom being filmed trying to use the toddler’s stroller as a weapon, the company Momiie is pulling the plug on their deal with BC. They weren’t happy with some other behavior lately by Blac Chyna and the stroller situation was it for them.

The deal originally called for a line of strollers designed by BC. Source: TMZ

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