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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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Marlon Wayans and Family Pay Tribute to Patriarch Howell Wayans: “I Feel Y’all Lifting Me Already”

The Wayans family took to social media to pay tribute to their family patriarch, Howell Wayans, who died at 86. Marlon Wayans, one of the patriarch’s 10 children, shared an emotional message on his Instagram, saying goodbye to his father. “Legend,” he wrote in the caption. “When i was a child I asked my Dad […]

Quinta Brunson Calls for Teachers to be Paid “the Money They Deserve” in ‘SNL’ Opening Monologue

Quinta Brunson’s Saturday Night Live opening monologue touched on her career journey from wanting to be on the sketch comedy show to hosting it. She also called for teachers to be paid the money they deserve. “I wanted to be on SNL back in the day, but the audition process seemed a little long,” the […]

‘SNL’ Cold Open Spoofs Donald Trump’s Indictment

Saturday Night Live wasted no time in addressing some of the biggest news of the week with Donald Trump’s indictment for charges involving payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter. James Austin Johnson returned to his Trump role, kicking off the cold open with a reference to […]

Taraji P. Henson Joins ‘Abbott Elementary’ in Major Guest Role

Taraji P. Henson is joining Abbott Elementary. The Emmy-nominated actress will play Janine’s (Quinta Brunson) mom, Vanetta. The Empire star’s first appearance on the award-winning show will be in season two’s penultimate episode, airing on April 12. The episode, appropriately titled “Mom,” will see Brunson’s Janine preparing to take a solo trip over Memorial Day […]

Florence Pugh Says She “Most Definitely Abused” Herself for Her ‘Midsommar’ Role

Florence Pugh got candid about the lengths she went to in order to create her Midsommar character, Dani. In a recent appearance on the Off Menu podcast with Ed Gamble and James Acaster, the actress said that every day on set was different. “Each day the content would be getting more weird and harder to […]

Jennifer Aniston Says “There’s a Whole Generation of People” Who Finds ‘Friends’ Offensive

Jennifer Aniston recently opened up about how comedy has changed in the decades since Friends aired. While promoting her upcoming film Murder Mystery 2, Aniston explained that comedy is more complicated today than it used to be. “Now it’s a little tricky because you have to be very careful, which makes it really hard for […]

Brian Cox and Alan Cumming Jam to Spice Girls’ “Wannabe” in ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Teaser

Brian Cox and Alan Cumming become honorary Spice Girls in AppleTV+’s first look at their upcoming Carpool Karaoke: The Series episode. The Scottish actors and longtime friends are taking the wheel and will be co-hosting the award-winning show on March 31. In a teaser clip, the Succession star gets candid with his friend. “Now you […]

Hugh Grant Says He Thinks There Would Be More Affairs on Set if Phones Were Banned

Hugh Grant stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and shared his take about why film sets are “so weird” nowadays. During his appearance on the show, the Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves star said he felt that film sets are “weird” because people aren’t as close as they used to be. “You […]

‘How I Met Your Father’ Season 2 Reveals Where Barney Stinson Is Today

[This story contains spoilers for How I Met Your Father season two, episode 11, “Daddy.”] Barney Stinson made his legen-dary return to the How I Met Your Mother universe with Tuesday’s midseason finale of How I Met Your Father’s sophomore run. After Sophie (Hilary Duff) abandoned her older boyfriend, Robert (John Corbett), when she discovered […]

Jonathan Majors Arrested and Charged With Assault, Lawyer Says Actor Is “Completely Innocent”

Jonathan Majors was arrested and charged with multiple misdemeanors Saturday after being accused of assaulting a woman during a domestic dispute. The actor was arrested on suspicion of strangulation, assault and harassment Saturday in Chelsea, a neighborhood of Manhattan, according to a New York Police Department spokesperson. The woman sustained minor injuries to her head […]

Gina Prince-Bythewood to Be Honored at Black Business Association Salute to Black Women Event

Gina Prince-Bythewood will receive the Pinnacle of Excellence Award at the Black Business Association’s 2023 Salute to Black Women business conference. Prince-Bythewood will be recognized not only for her award-winning directing, writing and producing but also for her decades-long career and philanthropic efforts, one of which includes funding a scholarship for Black students in UCLA’s […]

Zachary Levi Says He Doesn’t Blame Dwayne Johnson for the Nixed Post-Credits Scene in ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’

Zachary Levi took to Instagram to clarify that he doesn’t blame Dwyane Johnson — or anyone — for nixing the originally planned post-credits scene in Shazam! Fury of the Gods, which would’ve seen Justice Society of America members inviting the sequel’s title character to join their group. On Tuesday, Levi seemed to call out Johnson […]