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Ryan Seacrest’s former stylist has accused him of sexual aggression. The ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ host, who is scheduled to co-host E! Network’s annual red-carpet Oscars show this Sunday, denies all claims and says she was trying to extort millions from him.
Shonda Rhimes met critics’ expectations for her ‘Scandal’ series finale, with main character Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) distancing herself from politics. Along with ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ the show is the last at ABC for the series creator, who said all future projects will be with Netflix.
The ‘Boston Globe’ published an exposé with multiple guests claiming TV psychiatrist Dr. Phil McGraw staff members enabled their substance addictions to boost ratings. Dr. Phil declined to comment; a spokesperson said the claims were “unequivocally untrue.”