‘Vanity Fair’ revealed it removed James Franco’s image from its Hollywood issue cover, which featured stars including Tom Hanks and Oprah, due to sexual misconduct allegations -- a highly unusual last-minute move. Franco has denied accusations of wrongdoing.
After this week’s much-followed ‘This Is Us’ finale, Milo Ventimiglia, who plays lead character Jack Pearson, talked with Esquire about his role and future with the award-nominated show. In the episode, viewers finally find out how Jack died. Ventimiglia reassured fans that despite this reveal, his character’s not going anywhere.
In an interview with CNN, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called for President Trump to resign, demanding Congress investigate multiple allegations of sexual assault. Trump replied by tweeting that Gillibrand’s “a total flunky;” she called him a “bully.”
Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier when he became the first black athlete to play Major League Baseball in the 20th century. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, and was named Rookie of the Year that year, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955.
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay directed the Oscar-nominated film ‘Selma’ (2014), which chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s leadership in the struggle for voting rights. She is the first African-American female director to receive a Golden Globe nomination and have a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. She received another Oscar nomination for her documentary '13th' (2016).