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Seth Rogen Marvels at Emmys Tent: “There’s Way Too Many of Us in This Little Room”

The 2021 Emmys took great pains to be COVID-compliant, requiring attendees to be vaccinated and present negative test results, and the location for the awards show was even switched to the event…

Trevor Noah, Trinidad & Tobago Health Minister Address Nicki Minaj Vaccine Claims

Late night hosts — and the Trinidad & Tobago Health Minister — are calling out COVID-19-related claims from Nicki Minaj, which the singer-rapper made ahead of the Met Gala. On Tuesday, Minaj…

Biden Mandates Employers With More Than 100 Workers Must Require COVID-19 Vaccination or Weekly Testing

In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort…

Howard Stern Says Anti-Vaxxers Should Be Denied Hospital Care Once Infected

Howard Stern was still trending on social media Thursday for comments he made earlier in the week about some people who died of COVID-19 and others who refuse to take a vaccine. On his <a href="https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/t/siriusxm/" id="auto-tag_siriusxm_1"…

Marvel Entertainment, SOMOS Community Care Launch Comic Book as Part of NYC Vaccination Campaign

Black, Latino and Asian primary care physicians in New York City are teaming with Marvel’s Avengers to educate the public around vaccination as part of a wider outreach effort across the city…

International Emmys Rescind Award Given to Andrew Cuomo Following Resignation

Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is losing his International Emmy award following his resignation and a sexual harassment investigation. “The International Academy announced today that…

NYC Homecoming Concert Cut Short Due to Severe Weather

New York City’s We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert ended early on Saturday due to severe weather conditions in Central Park. The concert kicked off in the afternoon with a pre-recorded…

Sean Penn Takes Swing at “Cowardly” Unions Over Lack of Hollywood Vaccination Mandate

Sean Penn on Thursday took a swing at Hollywood unions when he blasted leadership for pushback on production vaccination mandates. The Oscar-winning actor talked about the situation while a…

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle “Heartbroken” Over Haiti and Afghanistan, Urge Leaders to “Rapidly” Act

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are speaking up about the situations in both Afghanistan and Haiti, acknowledging that the globe is in an “exceptionally fragile place right now” and urging…

New York City Vaccine Mandate for Indoor Entertainment Venues to Launch on Tuesday

People attending indoor live events and performances across New York City will be expected to show proof of COVID vaccination along with a photo ID starting Aug…

Louis C.K.’s Latest Comeback an Oddly Normal Night of Off-Color Comedy

The first of two New York City shows for Louis C.K.’s 2021 national tour was a sold-out evening unmarred by any crowd or protest controversy — drastically different from the response to the…

Arnold Schwarzenegger Stands by “Schmucks” Criticism of Anti-Maskers, Implores Empathy for Fellow Citizens

Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday made it clear that he can take the heat after facing backlash for saying those who refuse to wear a mask amid the still roaring coronavirus pandemic…