Japan airport deserted as borders shut over Omicron fears
Japan Tuesday confirmed its first case of the Omicron coronavirus variant, a day after authorities announced tougher border restrictions barring new foreign arrivals. Haneda airport was mostly deserted Tuesday with only a few people at the departure and arrival halls.news.yahoo.com
Supply chain crisis could disrupt holiday shopping
About 63 million Americans were expected to take part in Cyber Monday shopping despite potential shipping delays caused by supply chain backlogs. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports on the busiest online shopping day of the year. Then, Rob Handfield, the Bank of America university distinguished professor of supply chain management at North Carolina State University, joins CBSN with his expectations for the supply chain this holiday season and beyond.news.yahoo.com
Biden says Omicron variant is "not a cause for panic"
President Biden urged Americans to stay calm in response to the new COVID variant Omicron, saying it is "cause for concern, not a cause for panic." It is not yet clear whether the variant spreads more easily or causes more severe infections. Errol Barnett reports.news.yahoo.com
Mo’Nique on women wearing bonnets, pajamas in public: ‘When did we lose our pride?’
Mo’Nique has a message for all the “queens” out there wearing bonnets at airports, but not everyone is feeling the unsolicited advice. On Saturday, the comedian and actress shared a video message to Black women asking them to stop wearing bonnets, slippers and pajamas in public spaces.news.yahoo.com
Actress Jackée Harry joins the cast of ‘Days Of Our Lives’ as exciting new character Paulina Price
HOUSTON – Like sands through the hour glass...Actress Jackée Harry has had many tv and movie roles over the years, but her latest may be one of the best yet: she just made her debut on ‘Days Of Our Lives’ playing a new and exciting character, Paulina Price. So just how does Paulina fit into the Salem family tree? Paulina a wealthy real estate mogul from Miami, who comes to Salem to reconnect to her extended family. After celebrating their 55th anniversary last November, ‘Days Of Our Lives’ is NBC’S longest running drama series with over 14,000 episodes. ‘Days of Our Lives’ airs weekdays from 2-3p here on KPRC 2.
Actress, singer, and Broadway star Christy Carlson Romano takes us down 90’s memory lane
HOUSTON – Taking one look at Christy Carlson Romano is like instantly taking a walk down memory lane. The Emmy-nominated actress, singer, and Broadway star is probably best known for her most as Ren Stevens from Disney Channel’s ‘Even Stevens,’ but Christy is as busy as ever these days. She runs an exciting YouTube channel, hosts a new cooking series with her husband, and her family recently made their big move to the Lone Star State. Her popular online series called “Christy’s Kitchen Throwback,” is filled with 90′s nostalgia as she invites guests and old co-stars like Jodi Sweeten, (Full House) and Will Friedle, (Boy Meets World) among many others. Christy and her husband also have a digital cooking series “Bucket List Bistro,” which features international dishes and recipes from their “Travel Bucket List”, inspired by being stuck working at home due to COVID-19 while being a parents to their two daughters, Isabella and Sophia.
Kristin Chenoweth dishes on life, her new baking competition show, and who taught her how to use Tik Tok
HOUSTON – Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth is one of Showbiz’s hardest working leading ladies. Kristin has something for everyone this holiday season. But even she slows down to enjoy the holidays, how does she wind down and treat herself this time of year? From her latest Netflix film ‘Holidate,’ to her new food baking competition ‘Candy Land’ on The Food Network, and her fun social media pages, Kristin is our favorite pint-sized leading lady with a personality as big as Texas. Kristin was sweet enough to take some time out of her very busy schedule to tell us how she’s staying busy this holiday season.
Thandie Newton Says She Turned Down Charlies Angels After Producer Made Racist Comments
Thandie Newton is explaining why she passed on a major film role. "One of the biggest movies I didnt end up doing was because the director said to me, 'I cant wait for this. She also names former Sony studio head Amy Pascal, claiming she made racially insensitive comments about Newton's part. Shes like, 'Well, you know, the character, as written, shes been to university and is educated.' Though Newton doesn't reveal which character she'd been offered in the film, it seems likely it was the role of Alex, which went to Lucy Liu.
Drew Barrymore Says She Has to 'Work So Hard' to Not Be the 'Size of a Bus'
"I have to work so hard at not being the size of a bus. PHOTO BY DREW BARRYMOREThat positivity is something she hopes to continue with her upcoming talk show, The Drew Barrymore Show. His stories have completely different tones, and I admire people who have range," Barrymore continues. There was a nice middle in the sandwich that was delicious and completely untapped," Barrymore continues. Upsetting someone is the last thing on earth I'd want to do, but we should all be nicer to ourselves," Barrymore continues.
Kristian Alfonso Is Leaving 'Days Of Our Lives' After Playing Hope for 37 Years
Kristian Alfonso is saying goodbye to Days of Our Lives. The 56-year-old actress took to Instagram on Monday to announce that she's departing the long-running soap opera after 37 years of playing Hope. "Days of Our Lives has been a vital part of both my personal and professional journey. Days has one of the hardest working crews in all of television, many of whom have become part of my extended family." Alfonso, who first appeared on Days in 1983, ended her note with a message to her fans.
The Crown Casts Princess Margaret Part for Fifth and Final Season
The final Princess Margaret has been cast! "I could not be happier to be playing Princess Margaret. Lesley Manville will play Princess Margaret in the fifth season of The Crown. Season four will introduce Princess Diana, played by actress Emma Corrin, as the series continues into the 1980s. RELATED CONTENT:'The Crown' Season 4 Completes Filming Early Amid Coronavirus Outbreak'The Crown' Casts Prince Andrew for Season 4Josh OConnor on 'Emma,' Playing Prince Charles and 'The Crown' Ending After Season 5 (Exclusive)
Kate Beckinsale Responds to Comment That She Dates Men Who Could Be Her 'Children'
It was then that one follower wrote, "Why do you keep dating guys that could be your children?" Beckinsale didn't let the comment go unnoticed, replying, "Every relationship I have had has been solely to annoy you." Instagram StoryIn May, the Underworld star addressed the "ridiculous" double standard women face for dating younger men. Unless youre doing that, it somehow seems to be risqu, which is just ridiculous to me." RELATED CONTENT:Kate Beckinsale Calls Out 'Ridiculous' Double Standard Women Face Amid Goody Grace RomanceKate Beckinsale Gets Cozy With 22-Year-Old Musician Goody GraceKate Beckinsale Addresses Hanging Out With Ex Pete Davidson's Pal Machine Gun Kelly
Jenny Slate Says She Will No Longer Be Voicing a Biracial Character on Netflix's 'Big Mouth'
Jenny Slate is stepping away from Big Mouth. But 'Missy' is also Black, and Black characters on an animated show should be played by Black people," she said. we sincerely apologize for and regret our original decision to cast a white actor to voice a biracial character." A production source told Variety that season 4 of Big Mouth has already wrapped, meaning Missy won't be voiced by a new actress until season 5. Hear more on how Hollywood is stepping up amid the Black Lives Matter movement in the video below.
Megan Fox Explains Past Comments About Michael Bay, Says She Was Not 'Preyed Upon'
"She said she didn't know what had happened to that footage. Fox went on to defend Bay and seemingly Steven Spielberg, who served as an executive producer for Transformers. Bay posted Fox's statement on his own Instagram, adding in a photo that he said was from the actress' Transformers audition. In addition to clarifying her interactions with Bay, Fox further thanked fans in her post, writing, "Please hear me when I thank you for your support. I just didnt think based on how Id been received by people, and by feminists, that I would be a sympathetic victim.
Jennifer Aniston Donates Nearly $1 Million to Racial Justice Charities Following George Floyd's Death
Jennifer Aniston is backing up her commitment to the fight against racial injustice with a sizable donation. A source tells ET that Aniston has quietly donated large sums of money to several charities, including Colors Of Change, to the tune of nearly $1 million. According to the source, the actress spread out her charitable donations to several "worthy organizations" dedicated to the battle against systemic racism and discrimination. Aniston also showed solidarity for Blackout Tuesday on June 2, when she shared an image of a black square, which she captioned simply, "Black lives matter. RELATED CONTENT:Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Join Black Lives Matter ProtestBTS Donates $1 Mil to Black Lives Matter After Expressing SolidaritySpike Lee on What He Finds Encouraging About the Ongoing BLM ProtestsBrad Pitts Activism: How His Work Has Helped the Black Lives Matter Movement
Kristen Bell Vows to Raise Her Opinionated Daughters as 'Anti-Racists'
But I think a lot of people are uncomfortable as to how to talk to kids about it." She added, "We had a very honest, hard, uncomfortable conversation about what was happening right now because I will raise anti-racists. Bell noted that parenting with Shepard means they're raising some very vocal little girls. When we send them into the world they're going to be formidable, opinionated, kind, morally compassed women and I'm so grateful for that." "I think that right now we need to listen and we need to stop asking the black community to guide us."