Trump kept more than 700 pages of classified records at Mar-a-Lago
A newly revealed letter from the National Archives to former President Donald Trump's legal team details the alarm inside the agency about Trump's possession of highly classified material. In the boxes Trump took to his Mar-a-Lago estate were over 100 documents with classification markings -- including some identified as Top Secret. Robert Costa has the latest.news.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Turning Red,' Ryan Reynolds and Mooski album
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Canadian rocker Bryan Adams and a Stephen Sondheim tribute from Betty Buckley, Ryan Reynolds starring as a time-traveling pilot in Netflix’s “The Adam Project” and a small-town murder case gets some big-star wattage in NBC’s “The Thing About Pam” with Renée Zellweger.
Hollywood makeover breathes new life into Welsh soccer club
It has been described as a “crash course in football club ownership” and the two Hollywood stars who bought a beleaguered team in English soccer's fifth tier with the lofty aim of transforming it into a global force are certainly learning on the job. “I’m watching our PLAYERS MOP THE FIELD to continue the game,” read a tweet last week from Rob McElhenney, an American actor and director who was the creator of TV show “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and now makes up one half of the new ownership of Wrexham AFC. The residents of Wrexham have been rubbing their eyes in disbelief for a while.news.yahoo.com
Moet Hennessy buys 50% stake in Jay-Z's Champagne brand
Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50% stake in the rapper and entrepreneur's Champagne brand, Armand de Brignac, in an effort to up its cool factor and expand sales. Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, said the partnership will help Armand de Brignac grow and flourish. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50% stake in rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z’s Champagne brand in an effort to up its cool factor and expand distribution. Moet Hennessy President and CEO Philippe Schaus said Armand de Brignac breaks barriers and reflects contemporary ideas of luxury, even as it supports historic Champagne-making traditions. Moet Hennessy is the wine and spirits division of luxury goods company LVMH.
Hollywood actors finalize takeover of Welsh soccer club
FILE - This Oct. 3, 2019 file photo shows Ryan Reynolds at New York Comic Con. Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are officially the new owners of Welsh soccer club Wrexham, according to a formal takeover announcement Wednesday Feb. 10, 2021, (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File)WREXHAM – Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are officially the new owners of Welsh club Wrexham, the third-oldest professional team in soccer. The announcement late Tuesday was a formality because the takeover was approved in November. The new owners have big plans for Wrexham, which plays in the fifth tier of English soccer, and announced a $2.7 million equity investment. Formed in 1864, Wrexham had been a fan-owned club since 2011.
‘We're on the hunt:’ Diageo's CEO says company wants to buy more premium brands
Drinks-maker Diageo is keen to buy further premium brands after acquiring spirits firms in the U.S. and U.K. in recent months. In August, the company announced it would buy Aviation American Gin, a brand part-owned by actor Ryan Reynolds, in a deal valued at around $610 million. The acquisition strategy is driven by people drinking "better, not more," Menezes told CNBC's "Squawk Box Europe," a trend that has held steady throughout the coronavirus pandemic. But it is about finding quality brands that we can see growing well over a decade," he added. If you look at China right now where things are pretty much back to normal, you will see our businesses are performing well there, people are socializing outside the home again," Menezes told CNBC.cnbc.com
Hollywood stars complete takeover of Welsh club Wrexham
WREXHAM – Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought one of the world's oldest soccer teams on Monday and plan to document their first foray into the sport in a fly-on-the-wall TV show. In a pinch-yourself moment for success-starved fans of Welsh club Wrexham, Reynolds and McElhenney completed a $2.5 million takeover of a team that plays in the fifth tier of the English game. In a recent call with members of the club’s supporters’ trust, Reynolds and McElhenney described Wrexham as a “sleeping giant” and outlined their vision to make the team a “global force". Amazon Prime was among the first to reply to Wrexham's takeover announcement on Twitter, sending its congratulations to the actors. “The Gang Buys A North Walian Football Club,” read a tweet from Wrexham, a club from a town of about 65,000 people located near the northwest English border.
Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost marry in private ceremony
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Scarlett Johansson, left, and Colin Jost arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle)
Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost marry in private ceremony
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Scarlett Johansson, left, and Colin Jost arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FIle)LOS ANGELES – Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost have tied the knot a year after engagement. Meals on Wheels America announced Thursday on Instagram that Johansson and Jost married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. This is the first marriage for the 38-year-old Jost, who is the co-anchor of “SNL's” Weekend Update.
Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are in talks to buy a Welsh soccer club
"Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" actor Rob McElhenney are in talks to buy Welsh soccer club Wrexham A.F.C. Wrexham, which is owned by fans and is the third-oldest professional soccer club in the world, announced Wednesday that the two actors were interested in investing. It said 1,223 people, or 97.5%, of its Wrexham Supporters Trust members, had voted in favor of continuing talks with the potential investors. Reynolds and McElhenney will now "put forward their vision for Wrexham AFC and proposal for members to vote on at a second Special General Meeting." In a previous announcement, Wrexham said "two extremely well-known individuals of high net worth" hoped to buy all of the club's shares and planned to immediately invest £2 million ($2.6 million).cnbc.com
Daughter gets back stolen teddy bear that contains a recording of her dying mothers voice
After a devasting weekend without a special bear that contains a final recording from her mother, Mara Soriano has been reunited with her Mama Bear.CBC first reported the bear was stolen along with her designer handbag while Soriano was moving apartments on July 24 in Vancouver. Soriano took to Twitter the next day to ask for help finding her the custom Build-A-Bear, which contains a recording from her mom saying I love you. Ill always be with you.Any help appreciated pic.twitter.com/infn9Gyi2K mara soriano | MAMABEAR IS HOME! https://t.co/L4teoxoY50 Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) July 25, 2020After a four-day disappearance, Soriano was reunited with the special bear on Tuesday, CBC reports. All that matters is that Mama Bear is back home.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Donate $200,000 to the NAACP Amid George Floyd Protests
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are putting their financial resources toward a cause they are passionate about. Lively and Reynolds took to Instagram on Sunday to address the ongoing protests against police brutality, to share a powerful message about systemic racism, and to reveal that they recently contributed $200,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. "Were ashamed that in the past weve allowed ourselves to be uninformed about how deeply rooted systemic racism is." "It's the least we can do to honor not just George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and Eric Garner, but all the black men and women who have been killed when a camera wasnt rolling." RELATED CONTENT:Michael Jordan Says He's 'Plain Angry' in Statement About George FloydAndrew Cuomo Says 'I Figuratively Stand With the Protestors'Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes Attend Protest in MiamiEllen DeGeneres, Rihanna & More React to George Floyd Protests
Blake Lively Cleverly Responds to Fake Photo of Husband Ryan Reynolds in a Speedo
Blake Lively is tired of accounts stealing from her personal photo collection! The 32-year-old actress had some fun with the meme account @ronaldmcdonkey, which posted a photo of a man with Ryan Reynolds' face Photoshopped on him. We're lucky enough to have a little, tiny garden, so we're learning a little bit about gardening. We're trying to make this an educational experience," Reynolds shared on the Late Show. RELATED CONTENT:Blake Lively Shows How Her Past Met Gala Looks Have Matched the CarpetRyan Reynolds Jokes He's Turned to a New Method of 'Birth Control' With Wife Blake LivelyRyan Reynolds Jokes He's 'Mostly Drinking' While Being Quarantined With Wife Blake Lively and 3 Daughters
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $1 million to North American food banks
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have joined the growing list of celebrities who are chipping in to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Reynolds took to Twitter on Monday to announce that he and his wife are donating $1 million to food banks in North America. "Blake and I are donating $1 million to be split between FEEDING AMERICA and FOOD BANKS CANADA." Other celebrities and organizations have also made substantial donations to food banks across the country. @feedingamericahttps://t.co/Ixa3qi6u2G pic.twitter.com/wepfGL4E0N Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) March 15, 2020Basketball stars Zion Williamson and Kevin Love also made a difference in their communities.cbsnews.com
New 'Free Guy' trailer: Ryan Reynolds plays background character in video game
You don't do this, man," a security guard, played by Lil Rel Howery, tells Guy as he's fighting a bank robber. "Maybe I do," he responds.Reynolds also dropped a teaser trailer for his new movie on Friday. The video starts as an apparent cast interview before Reynolds turns, looks into the camera, and begins advertising the contents of his wardrobe. "Free Guy" was written by Matt Lieberman and directed by Shawn Levy, who's known for directing "Night at the Museum" and executive producing "Stranger Things. "The film's cast includes Taika Waititi, Jodie Comer, Joe Keery, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Camille Kostek, and Channing Tatum.abc13.com
Ryan Reynolds' gin company features 'Peloton wife' in new ad
The ad from Peloton, a company known for its exercise bikes, stirred up a storm across the internet this week. In the 50-second commercial, a man gives his wife now known as the "Peloton wife" an exercise bike as a gift. Following that viral, much criticized Peloton ad, actor Ryan Reynolds' gin company has come up with a new commercial starring the very same actress at the center of the controversy. A new Aviation Gin commercial now appears to mock that ad. She stares at the camera in a lengthy, awkward silence before saying: "This gin is really smooth."cnbc.com
Star of viral Peloton commercial appears in new ad this time for gin
The actress who starred in a controversial Peloton bike ad appeared in a new ad Friday night for Aviation American Gin, seemingly drinking away her troubles. Ryan Reynolds, who owns Aviation American Gin, tweeted out the new ad, saying "Exercise bike not included." The gin ad comes days after the Peloton bike ad went viral. "A year ago, I didn't realize how much this would change me," the actress says in the Peloton ad. The latest gin ad received positive support from Peloton ad naysayers on Twitter.cbsnews.com
Hugh Jackman Congratulates John Legend on 'Sexiest Man Alive' Title While Also Taking a
Hugh Jackman doesn't miss an opportunity to take a jab at Ryan Reynolds! On Wednesday morning, the Australian leading man posted a video on Instagram in which he congratulates John Legend on getting named Sexiest Man Alive, while also continuing his longstanding "feud" with the Deadpool star. Word of Legend nabbing the honor was announced on Tuesday night's episode of The Voice, by 2017's Sexiest Man Alive, Blake Shelton. "It is my duty to formally introduce the next Sexiest Man Alive," Shelton proclaimed. Embed Code RestartRyan Reynolds Surprises Frenemy Hugh Jackman With a NSFW Birthday MessageRyan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman 'Call a Truce' on Their Twitter Feud ... SortaHugh Jackman Says Ryan Reynolds Offered to Come on Stage as 'Deadpool' for His Show (Exclusive)
'Joker' becomes the highest-grossing R-rated film ever
(CNN) - "Joker," the gritty comic book film about the origins of the crazed Batman villain, has become the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time. "R-Rated box office congratulatory posts aren't like the ones you're used to," Reynolds tweeted with a photo of Phoenix's Joker dancing above names of characters from other successful R-rated films like "It" and "Ted." The film may be the highest-grossing R-rated film globally, but it still has a long way to before beating the highest-grossing R-rated film domestically. "Joker" shattered box office records when it opened earlier this month to $96 million in North America. The film won the Venice Film Festival's top prize and critics have raved about Phoenix's performance, which has led to Oscar talk.
Blake Lively Boasts She 'Picked a Good One' on Husband Ryan Reynolds' Birthday
Happy birthday, Ryan Reynolds! "Happy birthday @vancityreynolds ." If you want to see more picture of yourself, please look at my stories... oh and Happy Birthday by the way," Hayek wrote on Instagram. Reynolds and Lively welcomed their third child together this summer, another baby girl. RELATED CONTENT:Ryan Reynolds Wants to Remake an Olsen Twins Movie With His Look-Alike Kate BeckinsaleRyan Reynolds and Blake Lively Share First Photo With Their Baby Girl
Ryan Reynolds Wants to Remake an Olsen Twins Movie With His Look-Alike Kate Beckinsale
Ryan Reynolds jokingly suggested that he wants to remake a beloved movie with his supposed twin -- Kate Beckinsale! InstagramWhile on the Tonight Show, Beckinsale admitted that sometimes, when she sees an advertisement for a project starring Reynolds, she momentarily mistakes him for herself. "I look exactly like Ryan Reynolds," Beckinsale argued. RELATED CONTENT: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Welcome Baby No. Embed Code RestartRyan Reynolds Surprises Frenemy Hugh Jackman With a NSFW Birthday Message'Free Guy' Cast Talks Video Games and Their Favorite Ryan Reynolds Movies (Exclusive)Ryan Reynolds Hunts Down Criminals in Death-Defying First '6 Underground' Trailer
Kate Beckinsale says she looks like Ryan Reynolds
(CNN) - Kate Beckinsale thinks she looks exactly like Ryan Reynolds. "I look exactly like Ryan Reynolds," Beckinsale told Fallon. Like, when sometimes I see a bus going by with a poster on it, I think, 'Damn, I look hot. Fallon held up a side-by-side photo of Beckinsale and Reynolds and said, "I don't really see it." Time to ask Reynolds if, when he looks in the mirror, he sees Beckinsale staring back.
Scarlett Johansson Can Relate to Her 'Marriage Story' Role of a Woman Going Through a
Scarlett Johansson knew instantly that she wanted to play Nicole in Netflix's upcoming divorce drama, Marriage Story. The 34-year-old actress, who has been divorced twice, opens up about connecting with the material in Elle's Women in Hollywood issue. ElleBut it was the dialogue and the story that really drove Johansson to the project. I didnt hesitate at all, because I knew that Id have the opportunity to say those words, she explains. Its all valuable.For more from Johansson, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT:Scarlett Johansson Plays Coy About Wedding Planning at 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (Exclusive)Dylan Farrow Fires Back After Scarlett Johansson Says She Believes Woody AllenScarlett Johansson Defends Woody Allen: 'I Believe Him, and I Would Work With Him Anytime'
Blake Lively Gives Birth to Baby No. 3 With Ryan Reynolds
Congratulations to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds! Us Weekly reports that Lively gave birth earlier this summer and the baby is about two months old. Lively and 42-year-old Reynolds have been notoriously private about keeping their children out of the public eye. The only public event Lively and Reynolds have brought their kids to is Reynolds' Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony in December 2016, where they made their adorable debut. Watch the video below for more:RELATED CONTENT:Blake Lively's Growing Baby Bump Is on Full Display in Fitted T-ShirtBlake Lively Is Pregnant With Baby No.
'Free Guy' Cast Talks Video Games and Their Favorite Ryan Reynolds Movies (Exclusive)
He's hoping that will be the case for his next film, the Ryan Reynolds-starring action-comedy Free Man. Which is why Levy, Reynolds and the entire Free Guy cast -- including Jodie Comer, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Taika Waititi -- were especially cautious teasing the movie during their NYCC panel on Thursday. Free Guy centers on Guy (Reynolds), a bank teller who realizes he's actually a non-playable background character in the video game, Free City. "Guy wakes up and we come to learn he might not be a video game character, at all. Free Guy hits theaters on July 3, 2020.