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Jada Pinkett Smith Says Will Smith Doesn’t Get Jealous Any More

ABC/Heidi Gutman(NEW YORK) — Jada Pinkett Smith is one of the rare female stars of Magic Mike XXL. The actress, who is married to Will Smith, said her husband wasn’t really worried that she’d be around half-dressed Hollywood hunks while filming the sequel to 2012’s Magic Mike.

“People always say, ‘Was he jealous?’ And I say, ‘Listen, after 20 years of marriage boo boo, he know he got me on lock down,'” she on Monday’s Good Morning America.

Pinkett Smith admitted that she was never into strip clubs, but after filming Magic Mike XXL, she better understands why women frequent the venues.

“Women go to these particular shows to feel validated, to feel acknowledged. It really isn’t about sex in any sense of the word,” she explained. “And so that was what it was really about for us [filming], for that hour that you are there with us you are going to feel like a queen, every last woman in that room.”

Pinkett Smith won’t be stripping down in the film. The actress explained on GMA that her character instead “owns an erotic club.”

“And for Rome, my particular character, she looks at eroticism as a religion, as a way for a person to find their enlightened self,” she added, laughing. “And so the [boys] come to her because they want her to emcee their last show.

Magic Mike XXL, also starring Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, Adam Rodriguez and Kevin Nash, is out Wednesday.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Says Will Smith Doesn’t Get Jealous Any More

ABC/Heidi Gutman(NEW YORK) — Jada Pinkett Smith is one of the rare female stars of Magic Mike XXL. The actress, who is married to Will Smith, said her husband wasn’t really worried that she’d be around half-dressed Hollywood hunks while filming the sequel to 2012’s Magic Mike.

“People always say, ‘Was he jealous?’ And I say, ‘Listen, after 20 years of marriage boo boo, he know he got me on lock down,'” she on Monday’s Good Morning America.

Pinkett Smith admitted that she was never into strip clubs, but after filming Magic Mike XXL, she better understands why women frequent the venues.

“Women go to these particular shows to feel validated, to feel acknowledged. It really isn’t about sex in any sense of the word,” she explained. “And so that was what it was really about for us [filming], for that hour that you are there with us you are going to feel like a queen, every last woman in that room.”

Pinkett Smith won’t be stripping down in the film. The actress explained on GMA that her character instead “owns an erotic club.”

“And for Rome, my particular character, she looks at eroticism as a religion, as a way for a person to find their enlightened self,” she added, laughing. “And so the [boys] come to her because they want her to emcee their last show.

Magic Mike XXL, also starring Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, Adam Rodriguez and Kevin Nash, is out Wednesday.

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“Jurassic World” Stays on Top at Box Office, Reaches Major Milestone

Universal(LOS ANGELES) — The dinosaurs ruled the box office once again over the weekend.

For the third consecutive weekend, Jurassic World earned the top spot. The blockbuster, starring Chris Pratt, raised 54.2 million dollars, boosting its domestic total to date past the 500-million mark. It’s only the fifth film to reach that milestone, joining Avatar, Titanic, The Avengers, and The Dark Knight.

The Seth MacFarlane comedy Ted 2 opened in third place, collecting 32.9 million bucks — falling far short of the 54.4-million-debut of the 2012 original.

The drama Max bowed in fourth place, with 12.2 million.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales, according to Rentrak:

1. Jurassic World, $54.2 million
2. Inside Out, $52.1 million
3. Ted 2, $32.9 million
4. Max, $12.2 million
5. Spy, $7.8 million
6. San Andreas, $5.3 million
7. Dope, $2.9 million
8. Insidious Chapter 3, $2 million
9. Mad Max: Fury Road, $1.7 million
10. Avengers: Age of Ultron, $1.6 million

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Paris Hilton Thinks She’s ‘Going to Die’ in Terrifying TV Prank

Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS(LOS ANGELES) — Paris Hilton experienced the most terrifying plane ride that had her thinking she “was going to die,” only to learn it was a prank pulled on her by an Egyptian TV show.

In the clip, Hilton, who was in Dubai for a promotional appearance, boards a small plane with a group of VIP passengers for what she thinks will be a 15-minute aerial tour of the city with Egyptian actor Ramez Galal.

The first sign of trouble occurs when the smell of rotten eggs fills the plane, causing the 34-year-old hotel heiress to ask, “Is the toilet like overflowing?”

Things go from bad to worse when the plane begins to plummet and Paris, literally in tears at this point, thinks she’s about to die. “Is this normal? What is happening?” she cries.

Next, a passenger opens up the jet’s side door and tosses a man out as Hilton screams, “I don’t want to jump.”

The prank goes on for several minutes, before the plane finally lands safely and Galal lets Hilton in on the joke.

“I almost thought I was going to die,” she declares, crying. “That’s been my biggest fear my whole life, dying in a plane.”

She reiterated that comment on Twitter.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Appears at Premiere of New “Terminator” Movie

Paramount(LOS ANGELES) — He promised he’d be back, and on Sunday night he was. Arnold Schwarzenegger was on the gray carpet in Hollywood at the U.S. premiere of the new Terminator movie.

A huge crowd waited in soaring temperatures to see Schwarzenegger, who said “it was wonderful to be back again as the Terminator” in Terminator: Genisys.

Schwarzenegger plays two terminators this time, and that presented a minor problem for him. He explained, “I’m playing the one that is protecting the human race, and I’m also the one that is protecting the machines. That, of course, creates a lot of conflict and, therefore, huge epic battle scenes between the two. The only problem I had is I didn’t know who to root for.”

Terminator: Genisys opens Wednesday.

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Amy Schumer Responds to Criticism over ‘Blind Spot Around Race’

Justin Stephens(NEW YORK) — Amy Schumer took to Twitter on Sunday to respond to claims that some of her jokes are racially insensitive.

The post was apparently in response to an article in the Guardian noting the 34-year-old Inside Amy Schumer star has a “shockingly large blind spot around race,” alluding in part to “lazy jokes about Latina women being ‘crazy'” from Schumer’s hosting stint at this year’s MTV Movie Awards.

“I am a comic,” writes Schumer in her post. “I am so glad more people are laughing at me and with me all of a sudden. I will joke about things you like, and I will joke about things you aren’t comfortable with. And that’s OK. Stick with me and trust I am joking.”

“I go in and out of playing an irreverent idiot,” she continues. “That includes making dumb jokes involving race. I enjoy playing the girl who time to time says the dumbest thing possible, and playing with race is a thing we are not supposed to do, which is what makes it so fun for comics.”

Schumer then seems to reference the magazine’s comment in the tweet by noting, “You can call it a ‘blind spot for racism’ or ‘lazy,’ but you are wrong. It is a joke and it is funny. I know that because people laugh at it.”

Inside Amy Schumer airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern time on Comedy Central.

Schumer stars on the big screen opposite Bill Hader in the comedy film Trainwreck, opening nationwide July 17.

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Kendall Jenner Breaks Sister Kim Kardashian’s Instagram Record

Timothy White/E!(LOS ANGELES) — Sorry, Kim Kardashian, but you no longer have the most-liked post on Instagram. That distinction now belongs to your younger sister, Kendall Jenner.

Jenner, 19, set the record with a picture she posted over a month ago that now has 2.6 million likes. It features her lying on the floor, wearing a white lace gown with her hair styled in heart shapes.

The previous record was held by a photo posted by Kim of her kissing Kanye West on their wedding day, which racked up 2.4 million likes.

Jenner needled her sister over her accomplishment by tweeting, “take that KimYe!”

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Janet Jackson Accepts Ultimate Icon Prize, Diddy Falls at BET Awards

BET(LOS ANGELES) — Janet Jackson was in the spotlight Sunday night at the BET Awards in Los Angeles.

She was honored with the Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award ahead of her new album and tour coming later this year. With her mom and dad present, she said, “It’s been a very long moment to this journey…my heart is so full.”

Diddy made headlines by falling during a performance celebrating Bad Boy Records’ 20-year anniversary that featured Lil Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, 112 and The Lox.

As for the winners, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown took multiple honors.

Here are the winners:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Beyonce

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Chris Brown

Best Group
Rae Sremmurd

Best Collaboration
Common & John Legend — “Glory” (from the Motion Picture Selma)

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year
Beyoncé — “7/11″

Video Director of the Year
Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Todd Tourso

Best New Artist
Sam Smith

Best Actress
Taraji P. Henson

Best Actor
Terrence Howard

Youngstars Award
Mo’ne Davis

Best Movie
Selma

Sportswoman of the Year
Serena Williams

Sportsman of the Year
Stephen Curry

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Nicki Minaj f/ Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown — “Only”

Centric Award
The Weeknd — “Earned It” (from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack)

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Celebs React to Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Chris Haston/NBC(WASHINGTON) — Celebrities wasted little time reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling today that gay couples have the constitutional right to marry.

“#MarriageEquaility!!!! A giant step towards our country being a better place to be!” Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy creator and producer Shonda Rimes tweeted.

Added Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, “Wow. Another historic day for #MarriageEquality!”

Liza Minnelli, in a statement sent via her publicist, was one of the first celebrities to share an opinion on the historic ruling.

“I have always said that everyone has the right to love who they love and today, with the historic decision from the Supreme Court, I am so happy it is now the law of the land,” she said.

Here are some other celebrity reactions via social media:

Ellen DeGeneres: “Love won. #MarriageEquality.”

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: “Hugely emotional that marriage equality has finally come to the U.S. History! Love ALWAYS wins.”

Alyssa Milano: “It’s official! #MarriageEquality comes to America! #LoveWon.”

Donald Faison: “Most impressive SCOTUS.”

Olivia Wilde: “PROUD to be American today.”

Andy Cohen: “LOVE WINS!!!!!!! WE ARE EQUAL!!!!!!!! Ps. Somebody marry me, quick!!!!!”

Anna Kendrick: “Today is beautiful.”

Kristen Chenoweth: “#lovewins.”

Lance Bass: “We are so proud to be American today! All of our #LGBT brothers and sisters can now love freely! TY #SupremeCourt!”

Joe Jonas: “GO AMERICA!”

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Rose McGowan’s Agent Leaves Agency Amid Buzz over Firing Tweet

Mark Davis/Getty Images for Women In Film(LOS ANGELES) — Rose McGowan initially claimed that she was dropped by her agent after taking to Twitter to slam a casting call as being sexist. On Wednesday, McGowan said via Twitter that she’d been fired by her “wussy” acting agent for pointing out “the bull**** in Hollywood.”

McGowan reportedly had been repped by Sheila Wenzel and Steve Muller at Innovative Artists.

Then, McGowan said Thursday that Wenzel has left the agency, and the departure was in the works before McGowan took to social media about the casting call, as the actress confirmed in a new tweet.

She tweeted, “Sheila Wenzel is a wonderful agent that ceased working with Innovative before my firing. She’s a good, strong woman I’m proud to know.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Innovative issued a statement saying, “Sheila Wenzel, Rose McGowan’s primary agent, parted ways with Innovative before McGowan’s tweet yesterday.”

On June 17, the former Charmed actress shared a screengrab of a casting note on her Twitter page, which advised those reading for the female role to show off cleavage and wear form-fitting clothing. And she also hinted at the male actor involved with the film, although she did not name him directly. McGowan tweeted, “Name of male star rhymes with Madam Panhandler,” adding, “hahahaha I die.” That post fueled online speculation that she was referring to Adam Sandler.

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