Carla Wallenda, member of famed high-wire act, dies at 85
Carla Wallenda, a member of The Flying Wallendas high-wire act and the last surviving child of the famed troupes founder, has died. Her family said she died Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo, file)FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Carla Wallenda, a member of “The Flying Wallendas” high-wire act and the last surviving child of the famed troupe's founder, has died at the age of 85. In 1951, her father told her she could join the high-wire act if she could do a headstand on top of the family's seven-person pyramid. She was able to join the high-wire act later that year. She is survived by her son, two daughters, Rietta Wallenda Jordan and Valerie Wallenda, and 16 grandchildren.
Kevin Hart to debut SiriusXM podcast with Seinfeld as guest
FILE - Kevin Hart, a cast member, producer and co-writer of "Night School," poses at the premiere of the film Sept. 24, 2018, in Los Angeles. Hart will debut his new SiriusXM original podcast with Jerry Seinfeld as the series' inaugural guest. The satellite radio company announced Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, the launch of Hart's "Inside Jokes with Kevin Hart." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Kevin Hart will debut his new SiriusXM original podcast with Jerry Seinfeld as the series’ inaugural guest. The satellite radio company announced on Wednesday the launch of Hart’s “Inside Jokes with Kevin Hart” along with two other original programs.
Comedian DL Hughley COVID-19 positive after fainting onstage
Hughley announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after collapsing onstage during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee. The stand-up comedian, 57, lost consciousness while performing at the Zanies comedy nightclub on Friday night and was hospitalized, news outlets reported. On Saturday, Hughley posted a video on Twitter in which he said he was treated for exhaustion and dehydration afterward. I also tested positive for COVID-19, which blew me away," he says in the video. Thank you for your prayers and your well wishes and a few more of them wouldn't hurt, Hughley says in the video.
Lori Harvey arrested after hit-and-run accident
(CNN) - Lori Harvey, a model and the stepdaughter of comedian and television host Steve Harvey, was arrested over the weekend after a single-vehicle car accident, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department. She received a misdemeanor hit-and-run citation, BHPD Sgt . James Keenaghan told CNN, for allegedly hitting a parked vehicle around 9 p.m. Sunday and then leaving the scene. Harvey was stopped and the cited shortly thereafter, police said. Details on the make and model of her car or where exactly this happened in Beverly Hills were not immediately released.