Prosecutors decline to file assault charges against actor Scott Baio

By The Associated Press Wed., June 20, 2018 LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against Scott Baio stemming from allegations by his former Charles in Charge co-star that he sexually assaulted her. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office decided Monday not to file charges, saying in an evaluation that More...

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By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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After 27 seasons, Jerry Springer’s daytime talk circus may be over.

In the early 1990s, a television talk-show host with a carbon-copy Phil Donahue style but dismal ratings was walking with his producer down Chicago’s Michigan Avenue. They had a problem. At the time, dozens More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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On The Bachelorette, a colognoisseur’s protestations of love leave a bad smell

The lesson from Monday’s episode of The Bachelorette? By all means, parade around in gold underpants. You may be bareassed about your lack of serious intentions, but you will live to see another group date. More...

By SLPundit On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Yes, it took oceans of Ashley Iaconetti’s tears, but she’s finally engaged to Jared Haibon

For hardcore fans of the Bachelor franchise it’s one of the most unlikely of love stories and one that has a Canadian connection. ABC announced on Monday that Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon are engaged. More...

By SLPundit On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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AMC pulls Chris Hardwick’s show amid ‘troubling’ sexual misconduct allegations

By Bethonie ButlerThe Washington Post Mon., June 18, 2018 AMC has pulled Talking With Chris Hardwick from its schedule amid sexual misconduct allegations against the ubiquitous TV host and founder of digital More...

By SLPundit On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Roseanne TV show spinoff making progress at ABC without Barr

What’s Roseanne without Roseanne Barr? ABC is about to find out. The network is close to securing a spinoff of the recently rebooted — and quickly cancelled — comedy, without its controversial More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, June 16th, 2018
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Southern Charm is a Molotov cocktail of cringe

Friendships can be difficult. You think you know someone. You feel like you have a bond, an understanding, a like-minded frequency for the high and the low, and then — bam! — one day you find out they More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, June 16th, 2018
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Billy Bob Thorton settles into Goliath as he enters his second season

By Jeffrey FleishmanLos Angeles Times Sat., June 16, 2018 SANTA MONICA, CALIF.—The bar half-lit, his beer quarter-full, Billy Bob Thornton smiled like a guy fencing stolen watches. He wore a long, dark More...

By SLPundit On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Comedian/TV host Chris Hardwick wiped from website he founded after misconduct claim

By Libby Hill Los Angeles Times Fri., June 15, 2018 Chris Hardwick’s name no longer adorns the Nerdist website he founded, after abuse accusations were levied against an unnamed person by his former More...

By SLPundit On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Warner Bros. asked to improve its screening after Bachelorette contestant convicted of indecent assault

Some Bachelorette fans are demanding that Warner Bros. do a better job of screening contestants after it was revealed that one of the men competing this season has been convicted of indecent assault. Lincoln Adim, More...