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Star of Mod Squad, Twin Peaks Dies at 72

Peggy Lipton was mom to Rashida Jones, married to Quincy Jones

(Newser) - Peggy Lipton, the star of Mod Squad and Twin Peaks, has died of cancer at the age of 72, reports CNN . Lipton was nominated for four Emmys and won a Golden Globe for her role on Mod Squad, but was also part of another piece of entertainment royalty: She was... More »

Rashida Jones Explains Her Exit From Toy Story 4

It doesn't involve advances from John Lasseter

(Newser) - John Lasseter is on a leave of absence from Disney and Pixar over "unwanted hugs" and other alleged misconduct—but screenwriter Rashida Jones says his behavior was not the reason for her departure from Toy Story 4. In a statement seen by Entertainment Weekly , Jones and writing partner Will... More »

Michelle 'Changed History': Notes of Thanks in NYT

Gloria Steinem, Rashida Jones, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Jon Meacham express their gratitude

(Newser) - Michelle Obama has been using her last few months in the White House to tidy up her garden , make new friends , and take on Donald Trump . And four notables have penned thank-you notes to her for her efforts in the New York Times , which salutes the first lady for spending... More »

14 Geeky Celeb Gals

Anna Kendrick is a 'Lord of the Rings' fan; Megan Fox likes anime

(Newser) - Anna Kendrick may be a rising star with a role in the Twilight franchise to boot, but she's not above some good old-fashioned nerdiness. "I happen to be a huge Lord of the Rings fan," she recently revealed, adding that she watches the extended editions, marathon-style, every ... More »

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