Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year
(AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom(scrolling), but some celebrities and those inspired by them have tried to brighten a bleak year. He reassigned his 10 seamstresses in New York to produce thousands daily for health care workers on the frontlines. The singer and husband Emilio Estefan's restaurant Estefan Kitchen served up homemade meals for health care workers in Miami. The challenge coordinated offers by celebrities and athletes to raise funds to feed those in need during the pandemic.
Emmy show will include $2.8M donation to fight child hunger
LOS ANGELES – Every Emmy Award handed out Sunday will come with something extra — a $100,000 donation to fight child hunger. The Television Academy announced Friday that each network and streaming service competing on the telecast has pledged the donation for every Emmy they win. With 23 Emmys being handed out and the academy committing $500,000, that will mean a donation of $2.8 million to No Kid Hungry, a group working to relieve child hunger brought on by the coronavirus crisis. The 72nd Emmy Awards air Sunday at 5 p.m. on ABC. Guests set to appear include Anthony Anderson, Mindy Kaling, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Patrick Stuart, RuPaul and Oprah Winfrey.
Kaling's 'Office' co-stars defend her against TV Academy
Mindy Kaling has accused the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences of singling her out. The TV Academy say Kaling wasn't singled outFor everyone who doesn't remember what went down, here's a quick recap. The TV Academy told her it was because there were too many producers listed, but she was the only one whose position was contested, she said. The TV Academy denies that Kaling was singled out, though. Fischer referenced the statement given by the TV Academy and said there were other people on the show with multiple roles.
Mindy Kaling accuses TV academy of trying to discredit her work
Mindy Kaling has accused the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences of singling her out. HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Mindy Kaling has accused the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences of singling her out. The academy told Kaling there were too many producers listed when the show was nominated for an Outstanding Comedy Series category, she said. "At the time the Producers Guild worked with the Television Academy to correctly vet producer eligibility. "Every performer producer and writer producer was asked to justify their producer credits," it continued.