Celebrity Scoops

Celebrity Scoops…updated Tuesday, 1.16.18

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Ava Duvernay Director NAACP Entertainer of the YearThe 2018 NAACP Image Awards, held last night at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, celebrated many accomplished actors, directors, writers and more. Director Ava DuVernay was named Entertainer of the Year, Danny Glover was given the President’s Award, Bruno Mars and Mary J. Blige were named Outstanding Male and Female Artists and Kendrick Lamar’s “Damn” scored Outstanding Album. Check out all the winners of the 49th Image Award ceremony here.

“Die Another Day” actress Rachel Grant has accused Steven Seagal of sexual assault from an incident that took place on the set of “Out For a Kill” in 2002. She joins Jenny McCarthy, Katherine Heigl, Julianna Margulies and Eva LaRue, who have also made sexual misconduct claims against him. Grant, who was 26 at the time, says she appeared in a hotel room in Bulgaria for a line reading and after the director left, he allegedly told her to take off her top multiple times and when she did not, he pulled it down and then pushed her onto the bed with force and proceeded to unzip his pants. She says she began to cry and that’s when he stopped amidst his actions and apologized. She said afterward, she lost her job on the film. He denies the allegations.

Photo courtesy of Fox News

Photo courtesy of Fox News

No one seems to know the exact reason, but Megyn Kelly will not be headed to South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. She is set to host her morning hour of the “Today” show from NYC’s Rockefeller Center studios throughout the duration of the Games. “This is incredibly embarrassing for Megyn,” an NBC News source blurted to Fox. “Anybody who’s anybody at NBC goes to the Olympics.” The network, which pays Kelly $23 million each year, spends about $1 billion for broadcast rights. “It is odd that NBC News would leave its highest-paid host at home,” remarked The Hill columnist Joe Concha.

Have a wonderful start to the short week!

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