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Christy Piña

Associate Editor

Christy Piña writes and edits breaking entertainment news while running the news desk and creating original content for She came to the publication as an intern for the 2020 awards season before returning full-time in March 2021 as the Social Media Coordinator, where she won a National Arts and Journalism award for Best Journalistic Use of Social Media. She now serves as an Associate Editor with an interest in TV coverage.

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Film Exec Known for His Diversity Efforts Allegedly Sent Racist, Antisemitic Texts (Report)

Ryan Millsap, former CEO and owner of Blackhall Studios, made a name for himself in Atlanta as an executive who encouraged diversity. But, per a report published by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and ProPublica, he may not have been as pro-diversity and inclusion as he appeared. This week, ProPublica staffer Nicole Carr and Atlanta Journal-Constitution senior […]

Mohamed Hadid Apologizes for Sending Racist, Homophobic Messages to Rep. Ritchie Torres

Mohamed Hadid, the father of models Gigi and Bella Hadid, has apologized after allegedly sending New York Rep. Ritchie Torres racist and homophobic messages via Instagram direct message, according to the New York Post. “I need to apologize,” he wrote on Instagram Saturday. “Not for the anger I feel but for the words I used […]

Morgan Wallen Addresses Nashville Arrest for Reckless Endangerment: “I’m Not Proud of My Behavior”

Morgan Wallen addressed his arrest earlier this month for reckless endangerment in Nashville after he allegedly threw a chair off of the roof of Chief’s, a six-story bar owned by fellow country artist Eric Church. The musician took to X (formerly Twitter) on Friday night to make his first public statement after being taken into […]

Shonda Rhimes Recalls Meeting Taylor Swift for the First Time in Her ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Office

Shonda Rhimes took a moment to reflect on meeting Taylor Swift for the first time in her Grey’s Anatomy office before her song, “White Horse,” was used at the beginning of season five of the hit ABC series. In a conversation with People for its special Grey’s issue, the showrunner recalled when the Grammy-winning artist […]

Pam Grier Says She Still Has Injuries From ‘Foxy Brown’ Because She “Didn’t Have a Stunt Double”

Pam Grier is opening up about how she still has injuries from her time on the set of Foxy Bown. The actress stopped by Live With Kelly and Mark on Friday to celebrate 50 years since the Jack Hill film was released. Foxy Brown follows a vigilante who takes a job as a high-class prostitute […]

Tatiana Maslany Says She Was “So Heated Up” When She Called Bob Iger “Out of Touch” on Picket Line

Tatiana Maslany opened up about calling Bob Iger “out of touch” during the actors and writers strikes. In a conversation with The Independent, the She-Hulk star explained how she was feeling when The Hollywood Reporter asked her on the strike picket line what she thought about the Disney CEO saying that unions’ demands during the […]

Zendaya Reveals How She and Tom Holland Dodged a Speeding Ticket

Zendaya offered a glimpse into her relationship with Tom Holland. The two-time Emmy-winning actress stopped Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday to promote her upcoming film Challengers, when she was asked if she had ever received a speeding ticket or moving violation. She admitted she hadn’t but came close once. “Tom and I were rushing to […]

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Was Recognized as Her ‘Seinfeld’ Character While Giving Birth

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is opening up about being recognized as her Seinfeld character, Elaine, while in labor. For this week’s episode of the actress’ podcast, Wiser Than Me, she sat down with Ina Garten to talk about the cook’s longtime career. Toward the end of the conversation, the women discussed how, in their respective careers, people […]

Leonardo DiCaprio Had “a Lot of Great Ideas” for Lex Luthor in ‘Batman v Superman’

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice‘s Lex Luthor could have looked very different. Director Zack Snyder stopped by the Happy Sad Confused podcast to promote the upcoming second part of his Rebel Moon films for Netflix. Over the course of the conversation, host Josh Horowitz asked him if there was any truth to the fact […]

Shonda Rhimes Says She Had to Hire Security After Some ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Fans “Got Mean”

Shonda Rhimes revealed she had to hire private security following season finales of Grey’s Anatomy before stepping down as showrunner in 2015. The prolific writer sat down for an interview with The Sunday Times ahead of Bridgerton season three, part one, dropping on Netflix next month. Over the course of the conversation, Rhimes discussed how […]

Michael Douglas Wishes His ‘Ant-Man’ Character Had Been Killed Off in a “Fantastic Way” in ‘Quantumania’

Michael Douglas had a request for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania: He wanted his character to die. The Oscar-winning actor stopped by The View on Thursday to promote his new Apple TV+ series, Franklin. During the conversation, he was asked about his comments to The Hollywood Reporter about wanting his character in the Ant-Man franchise, […]

Jerrod Carmichael Says Slave Joke Was Taken Out of Context: “It Has Nothing to Do With Sex”

Jerrod Carmichael is addressing criticism he’s received over a joke made in his new HBO series. In a recent episode of the Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show, the comedian said: “My boyfriend, he makes me smarter, he makes me read. I have so many books. Realistically I’m not gonna read all those books. He knows that. […]