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ABC/Eric McCandless(LOS ANGELES) -- Bobby Bones, the radio host and comedian who remained, in his own words, "clueless" about dancing throughout the entire competition, was named the champion of Dancing with the Stars season 27 on Monday night.

Throughout the competition, Bobby and his pro partner Sharna Burgess were never among the highest-scoring couples, but their routines -- featuring Bobby's manic energy and wacky enthusiasm -- were crowd pleasers, and Bobby emerged as a fan favorite. The judges saluted Bobby as "the people's champion," and praised his ability to entertain.

Still, it was shocking to see Bobby -- whose only 10s of the competition came last night after his and Sharna's freestyle to the song "The Greatest Show" -- win the Mirrorball Trophy over other couples who'd consistently racked up perfect scores in the past eight weeks. 

Perhaps it was Bobby's flossing at the end of the routine which tipped the scales in his favor. Even co-host Tom Bergeron joined in...using real dental floss, of course.

Each of the four remaining couples danced twice last night: First, they reprised their most memorable dances, and then they did their freestyles. At the end of the night, both Milo Manheim and his partner Witney Carson, and Evanna Lynch and her partner Keo Motsepe, had scored perfect 60/60s.

Milo and Witney reprised their New York City-themed Charleston, and then performed an impressive contemporary number to Bill Withers hit "Ain't No Sunshine," which featured plenty of flips and tricks, umbrellas and water. Robin Thicke sang live during the Charleston, and Tom Bergeron specifically thanked Robin for coming, despite the fact that he's just lost his home in the deadly California fires.

Evanna and Keo reprised their tango from Halloween night, and then freestyled to the Bjork hit "It's Oh So Quiet," which combined quieter moments with explosions of big movements and rainbow colors. Evanna also received a special message from Harry Potter castmate Emma Watson congratulating her on making it to the finals.

Alexis Ren and Alan Bersten got a 57/60 overall. They reprised their Swan Lake Argentine tango, and then did a freestyle which featured them dancing down from the top of an artificial mountain. 

Bobby and Sharna, who came in last place score-wise, with 54/60, reprised their MC Hammer dance from trio week. Their freestyle was a big, bright and shiny number with a huge cast.

In addition to Robin Thicke, other top musicians performed. Alexis and Alan did their freestyle to Avril Lavigne's live performance of her latest single, "Head Above Water." Country duo Dan Shay sang their current hit "Speechless," Lauren Daigle performed "You Say," and R&B star Tinashe, who'd been voted off the show earlier in the competition, sang "Fever."

Also during the show, it was announced that the Dancing with the Stars Live: A Night to Remember tour will kick off December 15 in Columbia, SC. Bobby and Milo, plus previously eliminated contestants "Grocery Store" Joe Amabile, John Schneider and Juan Pablo di Pace will all be participating in the tour.

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Billie Lourd suffered two very painful, public losses when both her mother, Carrie Fisher, and grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, died in December 2016.

The 26-year-old actress recently revealed that a large part of her coping process can be credited to working on American Horror Story, and to the show's creator, Ryan Murphy.  She just wrapped up season eight of the hit FX show, AHS: Apocalypse, after joining its seventh season, AHS: Cult, in 2017.

"When Ryan offered me Cult, it was just a few months after my mom passed, and it honestly helped me process all of my emotions through these characters," Lourd told Entertainment Tonight.  "Being able to cry for Winter helped me cry for myself," she said about the connection she shares with her Cult character.

"And it's been really healing and cathartic in an amazing way, and getting to be around all the incredible people on set, they've become like a family to me, and I cannot thank Ryan enough," Lourd added. "Honestly, it kind of saved my life."

Lourd said she’s formed incredible bonds with her costars on AHS: Apocalypse.

"These women are some of my best friends now. Leslie Grossman, Sarah [Paulson], Emma [Roberts], it's incredible to be on set with them," Lourd told ET. "I feel so lucky, I pinch myself every day. It's so fun."

Lourd said working on the show has been "challenging" yet "so much fun."

"I would do as many seasons as they would offer me," Lourd said. "And I would do anything Ryan asked me to do. I trust him with all of my heart."

This is Lourd’s second project with Murphy: She also starred in Fox’s Scream Queens for two seasons before it was canceled in 2016.

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ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Surprise! Jessica Chastain is apparently a new mom.

According to E! News, the 41-year-old actress and her husband, Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo, welcomed a baby girl via surrogate seven months ago.

E! confirms the baby girl, named Giulietta Chastain Passi, was born in Los Angeles on April 4, 2018.

On Saturday, Chastain and her husband were spotted toting their daughter in a baby carrier while walking around New York City. And last month, the actress was also photographed pushing a stroller around the set of her upcoming movie, Eve.

It is the first child for Chastain and her husband, who have been together for six years. The couple tied the knot last June.

Chastain has not yet commented on the birth.

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Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation(NEW YORK) -- What better way to get into the holiday spirit than by watching a foul-mouthed, pun-spouting, murderous super hero do his thing?

That's apparently what the studio behind Deadpool 2 thinks, which is why they're releasing a PG-13-rated version of this year's R-rated box office hit, re-titled Once Upon a Deadpool.  And they've recruited Fred Savage to lend them a hand.

A new trailer opens with star Ryan Reynolds narrating, in his best feel-good holiday movie trailer guy voice: "Right before Christmas, a good guy in red is coming to theaters with his new sidekick, Fred."  Then cut to 42-year-old Savage sitting in bed, in a set that's clearly a callback to his role in 1987's The Princess Bride, when he was just 11.

"Why am I here?" Savage demands, clearly not pleased.  The answer, in part: because his legs have been duct-taped to the mattress.

We don't want to spoil the rest of it for you -- you can check out the trailer on YouTube now.

The idea behind the Deadpool 2 PG-13 re-release is apparently to attract kids during their holiday break, kids too young to see the R-rated version.  If that's not your speed, you can still watch the Deadpool 2 Plus Super-Duper Cut, available on digital with about 15 minutes of even more content that was too questionable even for the R-rated version.

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Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Communities in Schools of Los Angeles(LOS ANGELES) -- Actress and singer Mandy Moore is a married woman.

The This Is Us star married musician Taylor Goldsmith over the weekend, her rep confirms to ABC News.

According to E! News, the nuptials were "an intimate backyard wedding at Mandy's home that started just after sundown on Sunday evening." Only close friends and family attended the special day.

Guests included Minka Kelly and Moore's This Is Us co-stars Milo Ventimiglia, Chrissy Metz and Sterling K. Brown.

Moore, who was previously married to musician Ryan Adams, met Goldsmith three years after leaving what she called an "unhealthy situation."

"I was still dealing with the trauma of my divorce when we started dating. Taylor was steadfast in his support -- that was a huge sign for me," she recently told Glamour magazine for its November issue.

Now, Moore’s moving forward in her career on a hit show and in her personal life, even thinking about starting a family.

"He’s going to be the most tremendous father. I view the past as a stepping-stone to get me where I am today," she said of Goldsmith. "I would gladly weather all of that a million times over if it brought me to Taylor again."

Moore also posted Monday about losing a beloved pet cat on Saturday.

"This weekend was a roller coaster of emotions in every way. Sometimes life doesn’t consider that you have big plans underway. Sometimes the earth just falls right out beneath you. We lost our sweet Madeline very suddenly on Saturday evening and my heart is so utterly broken," she wrote.

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Marvel Studios/Disney(NEW YORK) -- Need another reason to wish you still had all of your old comic books?  A copy of the first issue of Marvel's The Incredible Hulk comic book just sold for over $167,000.

Published in May of 1962, the issue introduces the world to scientist Dr. Bruce Banner who, after unintentionally receiving a dose of gamma radiation, transforms into the huge, hulking green monster when he's emotionally stressed.  Marvel comics legend Stan Lee -- who died a week ago today at age 95 -- wrote the story, with artwork by the equally legendary Marvel artist Jack Kirby, who passed away in 1994. 

Auction house Huggins & Scott says the comic's owner purchased it new and read it once before putting it in storage, which explains the book's excellent condition.  Only 1,065 graded copies of The Incredible Hulk #1 are known to exist, meaning those copies have been examined and awarded a numerical 1-10 grade based on condition.  The Huggins & Scott issue, the full sale price of which was $167,280, was graded an 8.5, which puts it in the top 2% of the known issues in terms of quality, the auction house says, with only 18 others graded higher.

Adding to the book's value: The original run of The Incredible Hulk lasted only six issues, through March of 1963, before the character -- who still appeared in other Marvel comics -- was again given its own book in 1968.  Since then, of course, The Incredible Hulk has become one of Marvel's legendary and most popular characters.  Played by Mark Ruffalo, it most recently appeared in this year's global box office smash Avengers: Infinity War.

Huggins & Scott's pre-sale estimate for the book was for between $125,000 and $175,000.  The auction was last Friday.

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Michael B. Jordan and director Steven Caple Jr. on the set of "Creed II"; Barry Wetcher/Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures/ Warner Bros. Pictures(NEW YORK) -- Michael B. Jordan was more than ready to reprise his role as heavy-weight champion Adonis Creed in the upcoming boxing drama Creed II. Although his long-time collaborator Ryan Coogler decided to pass his directing duties over to Steven Caple Jr., Jordan says the new director still made sure to respect the integrity of Coogler's work.

"Coog [and I] we started this thing," he said. "So, you know we always had that bond and relationship and he still had his fingerprints on this one as well. But, respectfully so, he wanted to just let Steven do his thing as well."

According to Jordan, Caple proved to be "an amazing director," who showed "similarities" to the Black Panther helmer.

"He's so talented," Jordan continued. "You know, from Cleveland, Ohio, from independent film, came out of Sundance as well, went to USC. You know, there's a lot of similarities there as well between him and Coogler -- in a positive way."

As Jordan gears up for the release of his highly anticipated sequel, the actor says he's thankful Caple came on board with respect and with his own vision.

"He was very respectful of what we already started, the characters that we built," he explains. "He wanted to collaborate with us to see what we thought about our characters, where do we want to go, et cetera. So it was a very collaborative process. But at the same time, Stephen had a vision."

"And he executed, what he saw," he adds. "And I think we did a good job."

Creed II, also starring Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson and Phylicia Rashad, hits theaters on November 21.

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(LOS ANGELES) -- Warner Brothers' Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald delivered an estimated $62 million in its opening weekend -- a little shy of the $65 million the studio had anticipated, but more than enough to top the weekend box office.

Overseas, the latest chapter in the Fantastic Beasts franchise -- starring Jude Law, Johnny Depp and Eddie Redmayne -- earned an estimated $191 million, including record openings in a number of countries, including Russia and Brazil. Worldwide, the film's weekend tally is expected to reach $253 million.

The Grinch slipped to number two in its second week, raking in an estimated $38.2 million. Bohemian Rhapsody landed in third place, delivering an estimated $25.7 million.

The second of this week's news releases, Instant Family, starring Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne, had a disappointing opening weekend, earning an estimated $14.7 million. Likewise, Steve McQueen's heist drama, Widows, led by Viola Davis, came in below expectations with an estimated $12.3 million debut, to round out the top five.

The docudrama A Private War, also struggled, earning an estimated $725,000 after expanding to 865 theaters. However, the Willem Dafoe lead At Eternity's Gate opened strong in limited release, delivering $92,000 from just four locations. Green Book, the dramedy starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali -- delivered an estimated $313,000 from 25 theaters.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated domestic box office earnings:

1. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, $62 million
2. The Grinch, $38.2 million
3. Bohemian Rhapsody, $15.7 million
4. Instant Family, $14.7 million
5. Widows, $12.3 million
6. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, $4.678 million
7. A Star Is Born, $4.35 million
8. Overlord, $3.85 million
9. The Girl in the Spider’s Web, $2.5 million
10. Nobody's Fool, $2.26 million

  

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NBC/Will Heath(NEW YORK) -- The last Saturday Night Live episode before Thanksgiving saw the return of Kate McKinnon's Laura Ingraham -- and a number of other targets to be mocked: Jeanine Pirro, Nancy Pelosi and Mark Zuckerberg.

In the show's cold open, a spoof of Fox's The Ingraham Angle, McKinnon’s Ingraham opened with her "facts," including "Hispanics all voted twice" and "Latinos can have babies every three months."

She then tossed to Pirro, again played by Cecily Strong, who responded: "I hate them, Laura."

"Who?" she responded.

"Oh, sorry, that's my vocal warmup," Pirro responded.

The attacks turned to Zuckerberg as Facebook came under fire this week for reportedly hiring a PR firm to plant negative stories about Facebook critics.

"Hey Laura, it's great to be here, smile, one, two," a very robotic Zuckerberg, played by cast member Alex Moffat, responded.

"I can't be any more transparent," he followed up. "Have you seen my skin?"

Rep. Marcia Fudge, played by Leslie Jones, came on to discuss a possible overthrow of Pelosi as House Speaker.

"I love Nancy Pelosi, but her baby sister is a redwood tree," she said. "She just calls the Old Testament, the testament."

The biggest criticism was reserved for Ingraham herself, though, who sprinkled in ads for the few companies who hadn't abandoned her -- including a personal-sized turkey. "Have you alienated everyone in your family? Then have your very own Teeny Tiny Turkey," the ad urged.

"If I was there in person, I would knock the fudge out of you," Jones told Strong.

The episode was hosted by Steve Carell, marking his third time on the show, and featured musical guest Ella Mai. Carell’s fellow The Office alums, Jenna Fischer, Ed Helms and Ellie Kemper all appeared during his monologue, calling for a reboot of the show. 

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Courtesy of Netflix(LOS ANGELES) -- Ready for another royal wedding?

The follow-up to your favorite holiday guilty pleasure movie, A Christmas Prince, has released its first trailer. The Netflix sequel, A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding, takes place a year after the first film, as journalist Amber plans her nuptials to the now-king of the fictional Aldovia, Richard.

The trailer shows Amber, played by iZombie’s Rose McIver, feeling overwhelmed by her new royal duties and the prospect of having to give up her blog in order to be a queen.

The first film debuted last year and was a surprise success. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding premieres on Netflix November 20.

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Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Marie Claire(NEW YORK) -- Sex and the City actress Kristin Davis has revealed that acting quite literally saved her life.

In an episode of the podcast Origins with James Andrew Miller about the hit HBO series, she credits her early acting jobs with helping her overcome an alcohol addiction.

“I don’t think I would be alive,” she says. “I’m an addict. I’m a recovering alcoholic. If I hadn’t found acting…acting is the only thing that made me want to ever get sober. I didn’t have anything that was that important to me other than trying to dull my senses.”

Davis, who played Charlotte on SATC, admits that she once feared she would die young.

“I didn’t think I would live to be 30,” the now-53-year-old says. “I started drinking very young and luckily I quit very young, before any success happened, thank goodness.”

She adds, “Because my love for acting was so big when I was very young, I had something that was more important to me than just drinking.”

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Film Independent(LOS ANGELES) -- The nominations for the 34th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards have been announced.

Nominees for Best Feature include Bo Burnham’s Eighth Grade and Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk, and nominees for Best First Feature include the horror film Hereditary, Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You and Paul Dano’s Wildlife.

Glenn Close, Toni Colette, Regina Hall and Carey Mulligan are among the Best Female Lead nominees, while John Cho, Ethan Hawke, Joaquin Phoenix and Daveed Diggs nabbed nominations in the Best Male Lead category.

Suspiria will receive the Robert Altman Award, which is given to one film’s director, casting director and ensemble cast.

The Film Independent Spirit Awards will air on IFC Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2 pm PT/5 pm ET.

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Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic(LONDON) -- Actor Tom Hardy has been bestowed with a prestigious honor by the British royal family.

A tweet from the royal family’s Twitter page confirms that Hardy was made a CBE – Commander of the Order of the British Empire – on Friday, for his contributions to drama. Prince Charles gave him the award at Buckingham Palace.

The Venom actor is a friend of Princes William and Harry and was one of the guests at Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle. He has also been an ambassador to the Prince’s Trust, a charity founded by Prince Charles to help struggling young people get their lives back on track.

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Deborah Lopez(NEW YORK) -- Brian Tyree Henry is digging deep in his latest role. In Steve McQueen's heist-thriller Widows, Henry plays Jamal, a local crime boss turned Chicago politician who's on a mission to get his money back.

While Henry's character is obviously flawed, the Atlanta actor tells ABC Radio that he surprisingly understands Jamal's perspective.

"I have a lot of heart for Jamal," Henry says. "I don't want to say I felt bad for him. But, in an eerie way I really truly understood him. I understood exactly what he wanted, what he saw. And I just wanted to make sure that it was enacted the way it needed to be."

He continues, "Now, I may do some sketchy stuff... It may not be couth... But like, I think that that's the fun of discovering characters like that."

In the film, Jamal is determined to get the $2 million dollars that was stolen from him by Davis' husband who was killed in a heist-gone-wrong. Henry says because of it, Jamal must now navigate between two very different worlds.

"Because here you have Viola Davis character, who's a sister... but living in the penthouse over here. But you ain't thinking about me, down here," he explains. "However, your husband stole from me. So now I've got to come to your penthouse and get what I want."

Henry continues, "So now our worlds are colliding when you didn't even want them to, or even know if they could. So, I think that that's a constant thing that Jamal is going through in this movie is, like trying to find a way to dip in and out of these worlds and make them his." 

Widows, also starring Liam Neeson and Daniel Kaluuya, is now in theaters.

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Mike Coppola/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- Prolific Hollywood screenwriter and two-time Oscar winner William Goldman has died, The Washington Post confirms. He was 87.

Goldman’s daughter, Jenny Goldman, tells the Washington Post her father passed away Friday at his Manhattan home, of complications from colon cancer and pneumonia.

Goldman won his first Oscar for Best Original Screenplay in 1970 for the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman. He nabbed his second trophy in 1977 for Best Adapted Screenplay for All the President’s Men, also starring Redford and Dustin Hoffman.

Over the course of his more than five-decades in the business, Goldman was screenwriter for such legendary films as Marathon Man, The Princess Bride, The Stepford Wives, The Great Waldo Pepper, A Bridge Too Far, Chaplin and Misery.

Goldman was married to photographer Ilene Jones from 1961 until 1991. He is survived by their two daughters, Jenny and Susanna.

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