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Lady Gaga confirms Las Vegas residency: 'I was made for this town'
Lady Gaga will indeed be getting a residency show in Las Vegas.
The 31-year-old singer confirmed the news in a series of Instagram posts Tuesday, saying she's "so happy and excited" to begin a two-year residency at MGM's Park Theater.
"I'm gonna be a Las Vegas girl!" Lady Gaga wrote on Instagram. "I was made for this town, and I can't wait to light up the Park Theater like never before!"
"The rumors are true I will have my own residency in Las Vegas at MGM's Park Theater," she explained. "I am SO HAPPY and excited beyond belief to make my own brand new show here with my new Vegas family."
"I couldn't have done it without my amazing fans, little monsters and team," the star added. "We love you so much. Meet me in Las Vegas!! This is just the beginning of a new era! And thank you to the best manager in the world @wanaynay."
MGM said in a news release that Lady Gaga's residency will begin in December 2018. Performance dates and ticket information will be announced in the coming months.
"It's the land of Elvis, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra, the Rat Pack, Elton John, Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli. It has been a life-long dream of mine to play Las Vegas," Lady Gaga said in a statement. "I am humbled to be a part of a historical line-up of performers, and to have the honor of creating a new show unlike anything Vegas has ever seen before."
"I'll tell you exactly what I told my MGM and Park Theater partners - you can count on this performer always for one thing... I'll leave my heart on the stage every single night," she added. "Thank you to my fans for always believing in me. Meet me in Las Vegas baby, we did it!"
News of Lady Gaga's residency follows the success of her fifth studio album, Joanne, which debuted in October 2016. She will conclude her accompanying worldwide tour Feb. 23 in Berlin, Germany.
Mindy Kaling welcomes first child, a baby girl
Mindy Kaling has given birth to her first child, a daughter named Katherine Kaling.
Kaling welcomed her baby girl on Friday, E! News reported. The identity of the baby's father has still not been revealed. The private comedian is also not publicly linked to anyone romantically.
Kaling has yet to publicly comment on the birth of her daughter, but was seen taking a few days off on social media before returning to promote her upcoming films, A Wrinkle in Time and Ocean's 8.
The 38-year-old first confirmed her pregnancy in August in a preview for a September episode of Sunday Today with Willie Geist.
"It's so unknown to me," she said on the program about parenthood. "I have a lot of control over a lot of aspects of my life, and this is one where I'm like, 'Okay, it's out of my hands,' which is kind of a fun feeling."
"Talking about how you feel about something is important. I used to not do that, because I thought, 'Those aren't facts. I can't make an argument based on my feelings.' Then I realized that nobody can tell me how to feel about something."
--Anna Kendrick, on standing up for herself, to ELLE
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T.J. Miller accused of sexual and physical assault, Comedy Central cancels show
Former Silicon Valley star T.J. Miller has been accused of physical and sexual assault by an anonymous woman he dated while attending George Washington University in 2001.
The woman came forward with her accusations to The Daily Beast saying that Miller assaulted her on two separate occasions including being punched in the mouth during sex and being choked and penetrated anally without her consent.
"He just tried a lot of things without asking me, and at no point asked me if I was all right," she said of the second incident. "He choke[d] me, and I kept staring at his face hoping he would see that I was afraid and [that he] would stop... I couldn't say anything."
The anonymous woman's claims were corroborated by five others who attended George Washington University. The woman says she came forward due to the numerous sexual assault allegations that have rocked Hollywood.
Miller denied the allegations on Instagram by posting a joint statement he made with his wife, actress Kate Gomey, alongside a photo of the couple embracing each other.
"We stand together in stating this is nothing more than an unfortunate resurgence of her lies designed to wreak havoc on two happily married people in the public eye," the statement reads after saying that the woman had attempted to break the pair up in college and that she was kicked out of the university's comedy group due to "disturbing behavior."
"Sadly she is now using the current climate to bandwagon and launch these false accusations again. It is unfortunate that she is choosing this route as it undermines the important movement to make women feel safe coming forward about legitimate claims against real known predators," Miller and Gomey continued.
"We stand together and will not allow this person to take advantage of a serious movement toward gender equality by allowing her to use this moment to muddy the water with an unrelated personal agenda. We feel we all have an obligation now more than ever to prevent people from using reporters to spin lies into headlines, and focus instead on what is real."
Miller's Comedy Central late night program The Gorburger Show, was canceled on Tuesday, the same day the woman's accusations were published.
A spokesman for the network said to Deadline, however, that the decision not to keep the program was made before the woman's story was known.
The Gorburger Show aired for two seasons consisting of 19 episodes and featured Miller voicing the title character, a blue alien monster who had taken over a Japanese variety show. The series featured celebrity interviews and musical guests, among other segments.
Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin return in first trailer for 'Sicario 2: Soldado'
Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin are back in the first trailer for upcoming crime thriller sequel, Sicario 2: Soldado.
The clip, released Tuesday, features Del Toro and Brolin reprising their roles as undercover operative Alejandro Gillick and CIA agent Matt Graver, respectively, as they rejoin the war against drugs.
The sequel will explore how drug cartels have started smuggling terrorists into the United States from Mexico and how Del Toro and Brolin plan on stopping it.
"Turning you loose," Brolin says to Del Toro. "No rules this time."
Matthew Modine, Catherine Keener, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, and Jeffrey Donovan also star. Original star Emily Blunt is not returning. Director Stefano Sollima takes over for previous helmer Denis Villeneuve with the script again being handled by Taylor Sheridan.
Sicario 2: Soldado is set to arrive in theaters on June 29.
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Chloe Kohanski was "at a loss for words" after winning Season 13 of The Voice.
The 23-year-old aspiring singer thanked fans and coach Blake Shelton after besting Addison Agen and Brooke Simpson, who came in second and third place, respectively, on the NBC reality competition's Season 13 finale Tuesday.
"currently at a loss for words... thank you thank you thank you. for everything. @nbcthevoice changed my life forever," she wrote in an Instagram post.
Kohanski told reporters after the episode that she wouldn't have won without Shelton's help. The 41-year-old country star has coached five other contestants to victory on the show.
"I never had a moment where I thought 'I have this in the bag,'" Kohanski said. "It instilled a lot of confidence in me. No matter what I was walking away with I have a sense of who I am."
"I also feel like I wouldn't have won, I believe Blake when he says he does take care of his team," she added. "I'm very stoked that we won this together, that's very fun. It's not just for the show, it's real."
Shelton was among those to congratulate Kohanski online.
"We did it!!! Congrats @ChloeKohanski!!! #TeamBlake @NBCTheVoice," he tweeted.
Kohanski, who hails from Mount Juliet, Tenn., impressed throughout the season, including during her cover of Bonnie Tyler's hit "Total Eclipse of the Heart." She performed "White Wedding" with Billy Idol on Tuesday's finale.