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John Mayer celebrates one year of sobriety
John Mayer celebrated one year of sobriety Tuesday on Twitter by sharing a motivational message to his fans.

"One year ago today, I decided to give drinking a break. A very personal thing for everyone. For me, a constant return on investment," the musician began.

"I post this because I want people to know that 'that's enough for now' is on the menu, so to speak," Mayer continued.

Previously, Mayer shared with Rolling Stone how he replaced alcohol in his life with marijuana.

"I put it where drinking used to go, and the quality of life has gone up considerably," the "Daughters" singer said in June. "Drinking is a [expletive] con. How much is enough? Every time I drank, I was looking for some sort of regulated amount. It always feels wrong for me. I always feel like I went overboard. 'I said two, now it's three, now we're at four?"

"I never had a serious issue with it, but I remember looking around going, 'This feels rigged. I'm taking a break,'" he continued. "There's never an amount that felt like I was succeeding at life. It always felt wrong."


Matt Damon, George Clooney speak out against Harvey Weinstein
Matt Damon and George Clooney stated Monday on Good Morning America that they were unaware of Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct.

The actors were appearing on the morning talk show to promote their latest film, Suburbicon which arrives in theaters on Oct. 27. Clooney and Damon attended the premiere alongside their wives on Sunday.

"When people say like, 'Everybody knew,' Like, yeah, I knew he was an [expletive]," Damon said alongside Clooney about what he knew regarding Weinstein as the producer is caught in the middle of sexual assault scandal.

"I knew he was a womanizer," Damon continued. "I wouldn't want to be married to the guy. But ... the criminal sexual predation is not something that I ever thought ... was going on. Absolutely not."

Clooney added how Weinstein in the past had told him about affairs he was having with women in Hollywood, but that he never believed him.

"I didn't really think that they were going have affairs with Harvey, quite honestly. And clearly they didn't," Clooney said. "But the idea that this predator, this assaulter ... was out there silencing women like that ... it's beyond infuriating."

Clooney then detailed how he wants to get to the bottom of the scandal. "The fact that the story is coming out now and the more it comes out, I want know all of it," he said.

Damon also referenced how he heard form his friend Ben Affleck how Weinstein had made sexual advances towards Gwyneth Paltrow.

"I never talked to Gwyneth about it. Ben told me ... but I knew that ... they had come to whatever, you know, agreement or understanding that they had come to, she had handled it," the actor continued. "She was, you know, the first lady of Miramax. And he treated her incredibly respectfully."

Affleck has caught flack from actress Rose McGowan who was among the original women to accuse Weinstein of sexual harassment in a New York Times piece, stating that the Justice League star did nothing after she confided to him how Weinstein had assaulted her.

The exchange led to the resurfacing of a video featuring Affleck groping One Tree Hill star Hilarie Burton on MTV's TRL in 2003 and led to makeup artist Annamarie Tendler accusing Affleck of groping her at a Golden Globes party in 2014.

As the sexual assault and harassment claims have stacked up, Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Company, expelled from The Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, which oversees the Oscars, has had his wife Georgina Chapman announce that she is leaving him and has led to him being under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department for sexually assaulting an Italian model-actres in 2013.

The Hollywood mogul denies the allegations.


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Kim Cattrall on 'Sex and the City' cast: 'We've never been friends'
Kim Cattrall says she's "never" been friends with her Sex and the City co-stars.

The 61-year-old actress discussed her relationship with Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon on Monday's episode of Piers Morgan's Life Stories after turning down Sex and the City 3.

"We've never been friends," she told host Piers Morgan. "We've been colleagues and in some ways it's a very healthy place to be because then you have a clear line between your professional life and relationship and your personal."

Cattrall, Parker, Davis and Nixon starred as Samantha, Carrie, Charlotte and Miranda in six seasons of the HBO series Sex and the City, and reprised the roles in two films, Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010). News broke in September that a third sequel had fallen through.

"I remember so clearly making that decision," Cattrall recalled of turning down the film. "Last December, I got a phone call and it was concerning that, and the answer was simply, 'Thank you, but no.'"

"Now to get any kind of negative press about something that I've been saying for almost a year of 'no' that I'm demanding or a diva? This is really where I take to task the people from Sex and the City, and specifically Sarah Jessica Parker, is that I think she could've been nicer," she said.

DailyMailTV had reported Sept. 28 that Sex and the City 3 fell through due to Cattrall's "demands." Parker confirmed in an interview with Extra the same day that she and her co-stars won't return for the sequel.

"It's over... we're not doing it," the 52-year-old actress said.

"I'm disappointed," she confessed. 'We had this beautiful, funny, heartbreaking, joyful, very relatable script and story. It's not just disappointing that we don't get to tell the story and have that experience, but more so for the audience that has been so vocal in wanting another movie."


'Ray Donovan' renewed for Season 6
Showtime on Monday ordered a sixth season of Ray Donovan, its drama series starring Liev Schreiber and Jon Voight.

Production on the 12 fresh episodes is set to begin in early 2018. The setting will relocate from Los Angeles -- its home for the past five seasons -- to New York City.

"Ray Donovan broke new ground this season with its deeply emotional and innovative approach to Abby's passing, without sacrificing any of the intensity that has been its trademark," Gary Levine, president of programming for Showtime, said in a statement. "We so appreciate that David Hollander is never satisfied with the status quo, and his creative plan for moving the show to New York reflects his relentless ambition for this series."

"For our show, creatively, New York is exciting. Fashion, media, finance, theater, culture. It's going to present new challenges for Ray Donovan which mean new opportunities for us as dramatists," added showrunner David Hollander. "Ray came to Los Angeles to build a life for himself and his family. They're not there anymore. Ray's career has changed and he is looking for a place to rebuild his life. Ray thinks he went to New York to help his daughter. He's going to find out he's there to help himself."


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Who is going to host the 2017 Soul Train Awards?

Erykah Badu will host the Soul Train awards for the third consecutive year, BET announced Monday.

The cable channel also said Badu, "the godmother of soul," will take on writing and producing duties, in addition to hosting the annual awards show.

This year's Soul Train Awards performers will focus heavily on soul and R&B with Tamar Braxton, 112, Tank and Kirk Franklin all scheduled to take the stage.

BET also announced this year's nominees.

Solange leads all artists with seven nominations, including best album for her A Seat at the Table.

Also in the running for best album are The Weeknd's Starboy, Sza's CTRL, Bruno Mars' 24k Magic and Mary J. Blige's Strength of a Woman.

The show will be filmed Nov. 5 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, but won't air on BET and until Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. EST.

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