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George Lopez Accused of Assaulting Man Who Said 'MAGA'

The actor was chilling at Hooters in New Mexico

(Newser) - George Lopez has been charged with battery after scuffling with an apparent Trump supporter in New Mexico. Their accounts differ, but it happened at a Hooters in October, and the still-unidentified victim shot their encounter on a video posted by TMZ . According to police, Lopez says he was chilling with... More »

11 Celeb Breakups That Shocked Us

Sometimes you don't see it coming

(Newser) - Some celebrity splits come after months and months of troubling rumors , but others seem to come out of the blue. Here are examples of the latter variety:
  • We were so distracted with tales of Gwyneth Paltrow's epic battle with Vanity Fair , we were blindsided when she " consciously uncoupled
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12 Most Unbelievable Hollywood Splits

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman are just the latest

(Newser) - If your jaw hit the floor when you read that Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman are separating after 30 years of marriage, you weren't alone. Celebuzz rounds up 11 more celebrity splits that were equally jaw-dropping:
  • Mel Gibson and wife Robyn were married 31 years, and rumor has it
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Conan Gets Just 41K More Viewers Than George Lopez

Looks like late-night host is no major windfall for TBS

(Newser) - George Lopez's late-night talk show got booted to midnight to make room for Conan O'Brien. Sacrifices have to be made in the quest for fortune, right? Eh, maybe. Turns out Conan is barely more popular than Lopez Tonight was. The redhead's TBS show officially turned one this... More »

TBS Cancels Lopez Tonight

Final show will air tomorrow night

(Newser) - George Lopez is out of the talk-show business as of this week. TBS has abruptly canceled his Lopez Tonight, and the final show will air tomorrow night, reports TV Line . The decision not to order a third season comes after TBS moved the show to midnight last November to follow... More »

George Lopez Not a Conan Fan

Fellow late night host's welcome to O'Brien an act

(Newser) - Watch out, Conan: George Lopez doesn’t like you any more than you like Jay Leno. Lopez’s “the lady doth protest too much” moment of overexcited glee at O’Brien’s arrival on TBS was all an act, sources tell the New York Post . Unsurprisingly, Lopez didn’t... More »

Jersey Shore Stars Parody Hurt Locker

'Lopez Tonight' launches week of Best Picture takeoffs

(Newser) - If The Hurt Locker wins the Best Picture Academy Award Sunday, the cast and crew will surely consider it a great honor—their second in a week. Click the link to see Jersey Shore cast members performing an homage to the Iraq war drama. Yes, there's a hair joke. Pay... More »

Leno? Conan? Bah! Bring Back Arsenio

(Newser) - Jay Leno failed at 10pm, but one host could make that time slot work: Arsenio Hall. For one thing, prime time needs some color. Minorities have made some inroads on the late-night schedule, from BET’s Mo’Nique Show to Fox’s Wanda Sykes Show, “but let’s be... More »

George Lopez Lands TBS Talk Show

(Newser) - Comedian George Lopez will hit the late-night airwaves later this year with a TBS talk show, Variety reports. The 11pm gabfest will begin airing in November, Mondays through Thursdays. The still nameless show will follow the regular late-night mold, with celebrity guests, stand-up comedians, and musical performances. Lopez himself will... More »

Follow Big Bucks to Small Screen

The 20 biggest personalities on TV have salaries to match

(Newser) - On the boob tube, prime-time stars aren't the ones who are really cashing in. Think daytime talk-show titans, a syndicated sitcom legend, and a reality humiliation expert. Forbes lists the top 20 earners:
  1. Oprah Winfrey, $260 million
  2. Jerry Seinfeld, $60 million
  3. Simon Cowell, $45 million
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Oprah Tops List of TV's Biggest Earners—Again

She collected cool $260m; second-place Seinfeld nabbed $60m

(Newser) - Talk show diva Oprah Winfrey continues her reign as the Queen of  Media, topping Forbes' list of 2007's 20 highest earning TV stars with a whopping $260 million. Jerry Seinfeld came in a distant second with $60 million—mostly from residuals. They were followed by Simon Cowell ($45 million), David... More »

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