OPRAH WINFREY TALKS RETIREMENT: Oprah Winfrey isn’t ready to hang up her hat, she tells Entertainment Tonight, despite having turned 65 on January 29th. "It is a milestone," she acknowledges. "It's an interesting thing. Gayle was saying, 'Are you feeling some kind of way?' I go, yeah actually, I am feeling some kind of way because it's the number of which the United States government has said you're officially old. You are now going to retire and … all my friends are sending me, like, 'Did you get your Medicare card? I think you're gonna be OK.'" Still, she says she doesn’t “believe” in retirement.
BEN AFFLECK AND LINDSAY SHOOKUS ‘TALKING’ AGAIN: A source tells ET that Ben Affleck and his Saturday Night Live producer ex Lindsay Shookus are talking again. No word of a romance though. "Ben’s main priority remains his family and children," the source notes. The pair split shortly before he re-entered rehab for the third time in August.
INDIE SPIRIT AWARDS PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED: Sterling K. Brown, Elsie Fisher, Regina Hall, Armie Hammer and KiKi Layne will be among the presenters at year's Film Independent Spirit Awards, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23rd.
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE TO AIR PRE-TAPED SPECIALS: While Andy Cohen takes time to bond with his new son, Bravo's Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen will air pre-taped specials, Page Six reports. The 50-year-old welcomed his first child February 4th. “WOW! This is my son, Benjamin Allen Cohen. He is 9 lbs 2 ounces !! 20 inches !! Born at 6:35 pm, PT He is named after my grandfather Ben Allen,” he shared on Instagram Monday. “I’m in love. And speechless. And eternally grateful to an incredible surrogate. And I’m a dad. Wow.”
MODERN FAMILY RENEWED FOR 11th AND FINAL SEASON: Modern Family’s end is nigh. The hit show has been renewed for an 11th season, ABC has revealed. But it will also be the final one for the five-time Emmy winner. “In its final season, there will be more milestone events that anyone who has been a fan of the series won’t want to miss,” says Karey Burke, President of ABC Entertainment. Deadline is reporting that the season will likely land somewhere between 18 and 22 episodes.
ABBY LEE MILLER RETURNS TO DANCE MOMS IN EXPLOSIVE NEW TRAILER: Abby Lee Miller is back. In a trailer for Lifetime’s upcoming Dance Moms Resurrection, the 52-year-old opens up about her cancer struggle and reveals how she regained her strength and return to her first love: teaching dance. “In an instant, your life changes completely,” Miller says in the clip, followed by footage of her fighting back tears in a hospital bed. “I was ready to go back to work and start my life over and now I can’t even walk. I need to get back to teaching and I need to get back to screaming at children. I need to get back to my roots. I’m going to take these kids right back to the turf.” Dance Moms Resurrection will air in June on Lifetime.
KATE MIDDLETON BROUGHT FAMILY PIC TO SHOW-AND-TELL: During show-and-tell at Lavender Primary School in Enfield Town, England Tuesday, Kate Middleton brought a pic of herself, Prince William, Prince George, Prince Charlotte and Prince Louis. She was participating in a Children’s Mental Health Week initiative. The Duchess also sat down with pupils and also learned about their special treasures.
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