<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - ]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcsandiego.com/entertainment/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usTue, 17 Oct 2017 18:06:31 -0700Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:06:31 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Amazon Studios Chief Resigns Amid Harassment Allegations ]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:10:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_769791487389.jpg

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned after sexual harassment allegations surfaced, CNBC has confirmed.

Price was put on a leave of absence "effective immediately" on Thursday when reports emerged that he allegedly sexually harassed an Amazon TV producer.

"The Man in the High Castle" producer Isa Hackett said Price made lewd comments toward her and propositioned her while she was promoting the show in 2015, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Hackett's allegations follow multiple complaints of sexual harassment and assault lodged against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

In a statement last week, Amazon said it was reviewing options for projects it has with the Weinstein company.

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<![CDATA['I Cried': Headey Reveals Harrowing Encounter With Weinstein]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:36:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/188*120/emmy-38-GettyImages-520955824_master.jpg

"Game of Thrones" star Lena Headey has taken to social media to reveal her own harrowing encounter with Harvey Weinstein.

In what is now becoming an all-too-familiar refrain, she says the former movie mogul made inappropriate advances while trying to escort her to his hotel room.

Weinstein was fired last week by the film production company he helped create. The allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Weinstein — which he has denied — span decades and include many of the film industry's leading actresses.

On Tuesday, a knowledgeable source confirmed with NBC News that Weinstein resigned from the board of his compnay.

Earlier in the week it was revealed the compnay may be putting itself up for sale and that it would receive an immediate cash infusion from Colony Capital while it's in negotiations for the potential sale of all or a significant portion of the company.

Colony Capital, the private-equity arm of Colony NorthStar, was founded by Thomas Barrack, a close adviser to President Donald Trump. Barrack chaired Trump's presidential inaugural committee.

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<![CDATA[Neiman Marcus Launches 2017 Fantasy Gifts Catalog]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:11:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/2017-nm-fantasy-gifts.gif

Neiman Marcus launched their annual Christmas Book of fantasy gifts for the 2017 holiday season on Tuesday, with the least expensive item being an Omy Coloring book for $9 and the priciest a private New Year's party for $1.6 million.

Company officials revealed this year's catalog at Park Place Premier Collection dealership in Dallas, saying the items were curated from hundreds of submissions.


“These gifts will exceed expectations through exceptional experiences and one-of-a-kind objects that only Neiman Marcus can curate,” said Jim Gold, president and chief merchandising officer for Neiman Marcus Group.

The 300-page 2017 Christmas Book features more than 780 holiday gifts. Nearly 50 percent of the items are under $250.

The most expensive fantasy gift is a private New Year's party for you and 299 of your closest friends atop New York's Knickerbocker Hotel, with $80,000 of the $1.6 million price tag being donated to charity.

This year's catalog also includes "an aerial photo session with Gray Malin, a pampering experience in Paris with Sisley, and a bespoke handbag collection and Parisian experience with Olympia Le-Tan."

The “Yours & Mine” Fantasy Gift is a pair of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited-Edition Dawns in two color options.


First published in 1926 as a 16-page booklet, the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book was initially intended as a Christmas card to the store’s best customers. Through the years, the book has maintained its personal touch while evolving into a legendary source for alluring and mystical gifts.

"There’s something that creates that wit and whimsy that only Neiman Marcus can create for our customers. We work all year round with a team of our associates to come up with and create these experiences like none other. Something that will really surprise and delight our customers," said Vice President Neiman Marcus Corporate Communications Mimi Sterling.

Among this year's fantasy gifts is one promising to give back 100 percent of its proceeds. Dallas based Paper for Water's origami ornaments are $50, which its young founders say can provide water for someone for a lifetime.

“Without water you can’t live. You can’t work. It also enables kids to go to school because they don’t have to spend their whole day hauling water. They try to position the wells so that nobody has to walk more than 30 minutes to get clean water. That’s just a huge time saver, and it enables people to start businesses and try to get out of poverty,” said Katherine Adams.

A portion of all other fantasy gifts will be donated to the Heart of Neiman Marcus Foundation, which provides art education for kids.

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<![CDATA[Top Celebs: 61st BFI London Film Festival ]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:50:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/missouri-861653600.jpg Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.

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<![CDATA[Quartyard's New Lease on Life]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:34:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Quartyard+audience.jpg

In August, we reported on Quartyard’s nail-biter of a position: one final public hearing to determine the fate of East Village’s popular beer garden and music venue. Now, supporters can all breathe a sigh of relief, because #YourCityBlock will be up and running before you know it.

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Quartyard will hold its Groundbreaking celebration at its new location: 1301 Market St. Featuring keynote speakers, cold brew from Seahorse Coffee, music, snacks, drinks and dogs, the event is open to the public and free with RSVP.

The Groundbreaking party marks the end of a tumultuous year for the unique venue, which has gone back and forth with the city and downtown developers regarding a lease renewal. Luckily, its freight container design was intended for some amount of mobility and impermanence, which is why this was all able to happen in a matter of months.

The new location is considerably smaller than the previous location just down the street -- which is not necessarily a bad thing. A more intimate venue can make for more of a community feel and, most importantly, a better concert experience. Let’s just hope the full bar, food, outdoor games, dog park and giant stage carry over to the new Quartyard.

RSVP for Quartyard: Groundbreaking here. The celebration takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rutger Rosenborg was almost a Stanford poet-neuroscientist before he formed Ed Ghost Tucker. Whoops. He now fronts the Lulls and makes music on his own when he's not writing. Follow his updates on Facebook or contact him directly.

<![CDATA[All Hail the Queen: Latifah Honored at VH1 Gala]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:49:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/latifahclef.jpg

It's been a good week to be the Queen. Just days after being presented with the Jimmy Iovine Icon Award at the Revolt Music Conference in Miami, Queen Latifah was center stage in New York Monday night as one of the honorees of the VH1 "Save the Music" 20th anniversary gala.

Latifah was honored for her contributions to the world of music and continued efforts to ensure students in every school across the country have access to music as part of their school day. Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean performed at the event. Wyclef praised Latifah for her long standing commitment for mentoring up and coming groups, including Wyclef's own Fugees back in the day.

"Latifah is family. She's magical. She's been responsible for so many people's careers including the Fugees. People don't know that," he said. "Latifah put the Fugees on tour before the Fugees were the Fugees. She sees greatness. I love her for that."

Before the event Latifah also chimed in on the #MeToo movement that has spread across social media as women share their stories of sexual harassment and abuse. 

"I think it's very important that women speak out as much as possible and the men. Men have been through this too you know. It's a culture that needs to change and it needs to start at the top like with our president," she said. "It's an attitude adjustment that needs to happen."

Other honorees included DJ Khaled and record producer, DJ, and music executive Steve Aoki who received the Music Innovator Award. 

Since its founding in 1997, the Save the Music Foundation has donated $53M worth of new musical instruments to over 2,000 public schools in 251 school districts in the U.S.

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<![CDATA[‘Fixer Upper' Stars Reveal Why They’re Ending Show]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:30:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Fixer-Upper-Gaines.jpg

In their first joint interview since announcing they’re ending their beloved HGTV hit "Fixer Upper," Chip and Joanna Gaines tell "Today" anchors what led to their decision.

“We wanted to take a step back and focus on our relationship,” Chip said. "I'm an idiot. When we got into this this I thought it was a get rich quick scheme. I thought we could work about eight hours a month and supposedly you end up with all these riches when it's done. But it's not that easy. The emotion and the amount of energy it takes to pour into this."

Joanna adds, "I get people being upset because I feel we’ve all grown with the audience. They’ve come along with us. On the other side there was also encouragement. Even though it was sad they get it. We have this growing family and that was one of the biggest reasons why we wanted to end it."

The decorating duo from Waco, Texas, became stars remodeling homes on the reality TV show that began in 2013. In “Fixer Upper,” the couple shows three potential homes to a couple for purchase. After the couple chooses a home, Chip serves as the lead contractor while Joanna is the designer.

The couple called season five of “Fixer Upper,” which premieres on Nov. 28, the “perfect finale” to their amazing journey.

The spinoff of the series, "Fixer Upper: Behind the Design,” which offers a behind-the-scenes look at Joanna’s design strategies and how Chip and Jo pull their projects together, will still premiere shortly after, the couple said in their blog.

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<![CDATA[Google Honors Selena With Doodle, New Special Exhibit]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:30:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NEW-GOOGLE-DOODLE.jpg

Google is paying tribute to the music and legacy of late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla on the anniversary of her first studio album release.

The search engine giant is honoring the "Queen of Tejano music" with a special Google doodle to commemorate "Selena," the star's debut album released on October 17, 1989.  

The interactive doodle features an animated singing cartoon of Selena and plays her hit "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom."

Tuesday's doodle was conceived by Perla Campos, Google's global marketing lead for its daily doodles. In a blog post, Campos, who, like Selena, grew up in a household of Mexican immigrants in Texas, wrote that she was "profoundly influenced" by the singer. 

"Aside from incredible dance moves and how to belt some serious notes, watching Selena taught me that being Latina was a powerful thing, and that with hard work and focus I could do whatever I set my mind to," Campos wrote. "Watching her showed me that this hybrid cultural identity of mine was a valuable gift I should embrace. Watching her made me proud of being Mexicana."

In an interview with Billboard, Campos said the Google team worked closely with the Quintanilla family to make the doodle and launch an online art exhibition in Google's Arts and Culture site. The interactive museum includes stage costumes, her red Porche and the Grammy award she 

"Google came to us with this idea of telling a story. The little girl who had a dream and she became who she became. They already had the content pretty much done, but they knew that family was everything," Suzette Quintanilla told Billbord. "The little details I gave... That Selena had red nail polish on instead of bright pink. That she had hoop earrings. They even put red on the microphone the way she used to have it."

Selena was murdered at age 23 in 1995 by the former president of her fan club. Her fifth studio album, "Dreaming of You," was released posthumously in July 1995 and became her first number 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. 

Jennifer Lopez played Selena Quintanilla in a 1997 biopic about her rise to fame and death.

"Today we celebrate Selena Quintanilla: Mexican-American music and entertainment icon, fashion trendsetter, passionate entrepreneur, community philanthropist, and one of the people who taught me growing up that no matter who you are or where you come from, anything is possible," Campos said.

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<![CDATA[ Elton John Ending Las Vegas Residency in 2018 ]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:55:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-535910112.jpg

Elton John will be pushing back from his piano at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for the last time next year.

John's last performance of his show "The Million Dollar Piano" will be on May 19, 2018, after more than 200 shows. It is John's second residency at Caesars Palace. His "The Red Piano" shows ran from 2004 through 2009.

Tickets for the final block of performances will go on sale on Oct. 22.

Earlier this year, the 70-year-old had to cancel several shows at The Colosseum at Caesars because of a bacterial infection he contracted during a South American tour.

The Caesars show is named after John's piano, which has dozens of LED video screens that display images while the singer performs some of his biggest hits.

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<![CDATA[#MeToo Goes Viral With 12M Facebook Posts and Counting]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:42:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-605831668.jpg

The #MeToo social media campaign has exploded across social media, empowering women to come together in solidarity and to share their stories of sexual abuse and harassment without shame. 

Actress Alyssa Milano posted a tweet on Oct. 15 and ignited the social media movement. Milano's "Charmed" co-star Rose McGowan is one of more than 40 women who have accused movie executive Harvey Weinstein of sexual harrasment, abuse or rape. 

Weinstein has denied any allegations of non-consensual sex.

"My hope is people will get the idea of the magnitude, of just how many people have been affected by this in the world, in our lifetimes, in this country," Milano told The Associated Press on Monday. "The most important thing that it did was to shift the conversation away from the predator and to the victim."

According to Facebook, "4.7 million people around the world have engaged in the 'Me Too' conversation on Facebook in solidarity with victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment." 

In less than 24 hours, there were more than 500,000 tweets and more than 12 million Facebook posts, comments and reactions on content that included #MeToo. Also, more than 45 percent of people in the United States are friends with someone who has already made a "Me Too" post, according to Facebook.  

Nearly half a million people on Twitter used the hashtag in the first 24 hours, the AP reported.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren joined the chorus of posts, writing as many others did on Facebook, "If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote 'Me too' as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.

While the movement has helped women come out of the shadows, men are also sharing their stories of sexual abuse. 

Former NHL star Theo Fleury shared his experience, writing, "I am a #metoo and I’m a male I would like to know how many guys out there are #metoos."

Some other men wrote #IHave to signal their own misdeeds toward women. 

Milano said she got the idea for her #MeToo post from a friend. 

"While I am sickened and angered over the disturbing accusations of Weinstein's sexual predation and abuse of power, I'm happy - ecstatic even - that it has opened up a dialogue around the continued sexual harassment, objectification and degradation of women," she wrote. 

Milano later told the AP she decided not to share her personal "Me Too" story to keep the focus on others. 

"Really what's happening here is giving women the opportunity to come forward without having to go into detail about their stories if they don't want to," she said. 

Activist Alicia Garza took to Twitter Monday and gave credit to Tarana Burke as the founder of the #MeToo hashtag 10 years ago. 

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<![CDATA[Bill Murray Helps Couple Announce Pregnancy at Cubs Game]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:25:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bill+murray+pregnancy.jpg

It’s not uncommon for fans to spot Bill Murray in the stands of a Chicago baseball game, but two Cubs fans now have an unforgettable memory after meeting the celebrity actor at Wrigley Field.

Murray, who has been known to crash engagement photoshoots and even make a toast at a bachelor party, has now played a role in a baby announcement.

Robbie Schloss posted a video to Instagram over the weekend alongside Murray and Schloss’ wife Kirsten Barrish Schloss at a Cubs game.

In the video, which was taken during the Cubs’ Game 3 win against the Nationals, Murray begins by saying, “Hey, I’ve got news for you, you’re going to be grandparents.”

Schloss then shouts, “We’re having a baby.”

“#billmurray thank you for making my parents cry!” the caption on the video read.

Schloss and his wife are expecting their baby to arrive in April 2018.

Murray also went on to sing the seventh inning stretch during that game.

Considered one of the Cubs' biggest celebrity fans, the star actor is also reportedly being considered for the role of Cubs manager Joe Maddon in a movie about the team's 2016 World Series run. 

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<![CDATA[Mayim Bialik Responds to Backlash Over Weinstein Op-Ed]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:10:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/bangfail.jpg

"The Big Bang Theory" actress Mayim Bialik found herself defending comments she wrote in a recent New York Times opinion piece relating to Harvey Weinstein. In the op-ed Bialik wrote of how she largely escaped the harrowing encounters so many of her fellow peers endured because she dressed conservatively and acted non-flirtatiously around men. 

"I still make choices every day as a 41-year-old actress that I think of as self-protecting and wise,” she wrote. "I have decided that my sexual self is best reserved for private situations with those I am most intimate with. I dress modestly. I don’t act flirtatiously with men as a policy."

Some, including Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette, took her piece to in effect be blaming the female victims who were harassed.

Bialik said her words were taken out of context.

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<![CDATA[Guy Fieri Cooks Barbecue in Fire-Devastated Santa Rosa]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:25:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/IMG_08983.jpg

Out among the barbecue smokers behind a shelter in Santa Rosa for fire-displaced residents, television chef Guy Fieri has been helping to serve up chicken, pulled pork and sides to evacuees and firefighters battling the blazes in California's North Bay.

"With these fires, and the evacuations and with all the people that have lost their homes, we're feeding over 5,000 people a day," Fieri said between lunch and dinner in the parking lot of the Veterans Memorial Auditorium on Sunday. "Anybody who needs food at this time in this area."

He and other local chefs are working with Operation BBQ Relief, a non-profit that was formed in 2011 after the tornado in Joplin, Missouri. By the end of Sunday, they will have served 23,000 meals, some being sent directly to firefighters on the front lines.[[450844063, C]]

Fieri, who lives in Santa Rosa and had to evacuate from his house, has been cooking there since Thursday morning with a mix of volunteers from Operation BBQ Relief and others from nearby.

"You've got some amazing chefs from the area," he said. "You've got an insurance agent, you've got a car mechanic, you've got a lumber salesman, restaurant managers, and the kids, people from all over."

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Over the last week, the chefs have prepared meals of pork loin, mushroom gravy, a pineapple apple teriyaki sauce, braised cabbage with apple, onion and brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes and baked beans.

"It's good to see everybody come together," said Nathan Trivers, an owner of the Up and Under Pub and Grill in Point Richmond.

Operation BBQ Relief has been to 23 states and 44 disasters. Its volunteers have cooked nearly 1.7 meals, but this is their first visit to California, said Dewayne Daniels, a director in field operations.

"The community has absolutely opened up their arms to us," Daniels said.

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Fieri's house was spared, but it is close to the Coffey Park neighborhood that was destroyed.

"Just terrible," he said. "Just devastating. Never seen anything like it in my life. But the only good thing we can say out of this is the resiliency. And the community outpouring of support is amazing."

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<![CDATA[April the Giraffe's 'Not So Little' Calf Turns 6 Months Old]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:15:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_17105735261797.jpg

What's six months old and nearly 10 feet tall?

It's Tajiri of course, the baby boy of global animal superstar April the giraffe. 

Tajiri celebrated his half-birthday on Sunday — it's been six months since April gave birth to him in a live stream viewed by about 1.2 million people on April 15.

The upstate zoo where April and Tajiri reside marked the event with a status update on Facebook Sunday.

"Happy 6 months of Life to our 'not so little' Tajiri!" the Animal Adventure Park posted. "At 6 months of age, he is standing shy of 10' Tall!"

The zoo said that six months into his life, Tajiri is showing qualities of both mom and dad.

"His personality is one of independence, a nod to his father Oliver," the zoo wrote. "Though his genuine demeanor with guests & Keepers is a strong echo of mom, April's, personality."

The zoo included a few photos with the half-birthday post, including one of a tiny Tajiri cuddling up against his mom when he was only 5 feet tall. Since then he's grown significantly and a more recent photo shows him standing confidently next to mom at nearly double that height.

Tajiri — Swahili for "hope" — and his mom April were catapulted into the upper echelon of the viral animal world when the zoo started live-streaming April's fourth pregnancy in February.

After months of waiting, April gave birth April 15 in Harpursville, New York, while an audience of hundreds of thousands watched live online. The baby was born at just under 130 pounds and more than 5 feet tall.

April teased her millions of global adorers for weeks, showing signs of near-but-not-quite labor and otherwise enchanting her audience with cute right-at-the-camera gazes and tongue flicks, snack noshing and nuzzling with her much younger but handsome 5-year-old beau, Oliver.

April's pregnancy was vaulted into global headlines in late February after YouTube briefly yanked the zoo's live stream following complaints by animal activists that it violated the site's policies concerning "nudity and sexual content." Thousands upon thousands of commenters voiced their frustration on Facebook and YouTube, and the stream was restored within an hour or so.

Zoo owner Jordan Patch said the natural curiosity surrounding giraffes and their birthing process was a huge factor in drawing crowds.

"I think the fact that she's a giraffe and she's a neat species that people are interested in, that's fostered a lot of the attention," he said. "The fact that you'll get to witness the miracle of birth from an animal that you really don't get to see give birth — that's neat."

He added that April's pregnancy was more than just live entertainment, but a teachable moment and source for education.

In Sunday's post to Facebook, the zoo said: "Thank you to his fans, for your following and support, these past 6 months and prior. Together we continue to educate the world on the awareness of giraffes and conservation - and that is something to be proud of."

Photo Credit: Animal Adventure Park via AP, File
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<![CDATA[Will Flood of Weinstein Accusers Bring Change to Hollywood?]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 10:16:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/weinsteinlondonfeuerherdIII.jpg

The flood of accusations of assault and harassment against powerful film producer Harvey Weinstein is causing a shift in attitudes as more women share stories sexual misconduct. The movement appears to be gaining momentum, NBC News reported.

It’s barely been a week and the volume of “it happened to me, too” statements is breathtaking. Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Léa Seydoux, Tara Subkoff, Kate Beckinsale and Cara Delevingne are among more than 30 women who have accused Weinstein of misconduct, after actresses Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan made their initial allegations in a New York Times article. Weinstein has denied any allegations of nonconsensual sexual relations.

On Thursday evening, in a case unrelated to Weinstein, the chief of Amazon Studios, Roy Price, was suspended after a female producer of an Amazon show revealed verbally abusive comments he made to her, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Other figures in the entertainment and media world who have been seriously impacted by allegations of harassing or assaulting women include the actor Bill Cosby, Bill O’Reilly and the late Roger Ailes of Fox News, and Antonio “L.A.” Reid of Epic Records.

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<![CDATA[Trump Orders Pence to Walk Out of Everything on 'SNL']]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 08:51:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/217*120/Screen+Shot+2017-10-15+at+1.32.41+AM.png

Alec Baldwin's President Donald Trump kicked off "Saturday Night Live" at a rally in "Harass-burg," Pennsylvania, to "unveil a magnificent tax plan."

But he never got around to speaking about the plan, but instead boasted about how his administration is "undoing everything Obama did" including the Affordable Care Act, the Iran Deal and "ripping out all of the vegetables in Michelle Obama's garden and planting McNuggets." 

He also said he gave Vice President Mike Pence's season tickets to the Indianapolis Colts to "two lucky fans in Puerto Rico."

Baldwin's Trump then called Vice President Mike Pence, played by Beck Bennett, who was at an Indiana Pacers game. Bennett's Pence reports that one of the players is kneeling during the national anthem and Trump orders him to leave immediately. 

After the game, Pence went to a Starbucks and Trump asked if the cups say "happy holidays" or "Merry Christmas" despite Pence's reminder that it's October. 

Trump ordered Pence to leave the coffee shop and tells the crowd "we're gonna start saying 'Merry Christmas' again" because "you cannot disrespect our lord and savior Santa Claus." 

He then checked on Pence a third time, who was attending a wedding. The vice president didn't have an issue until he realized it was a gay couple getting married. 

"Get out of there, Mike, bail," Trump said. "I know you hate this word, abort, but abort, Mike, abort. Vaminos."

Baldwin's Trump demanding for Bennett's Pence to leave these places mirrors the real vice president walking out of an Indianapolis Colts game last week after he saw players kneeling for the Star-Spangled Banner. The real Trump tweeted later that he asked Pence to leave ahead of time to show the administration's stance on standing during the national anthem. 

He also took jabs at "little" Sen. Bob Corker and "dumb" Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, highlighting a feud the real president had with the senator and an NBC News report that Tillerson had called Trump a "moron."

Baldwin's Trump also addressed rapper Eminem's video that went viral earlier in the week, in which he slammed the real president's lack of leadership and focus on important issues.

"Eminem apparently did a freestyle rap on the BET network the other day, and very soon I’m going to release a response rap on the white entertainment network HGTV so watch your back, Eminem," he said.

Kate McKinnon resurfaced her impression of Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway for a skit that turned Conway into Pennywise the Clown from Stephen King's horror "It."

Anderson Cooper, played by Alex Moffat, is terrorized by "Kellywise the Dancing Clown." He finds her in the sewer and as he attempts to leave, she offers him a "crazy quote."

"Ok so Puerto Rico was actually worse before Hurricane Maria and the hurricane actually did blow some things back together," she said.

Conway's "crazy quote" likely riffs on the real Trump's tweets from Thursday, which suggest that U.S. aid can't stay in the storm-devastated country "forever" and that Puerto Rico's financial crisis is largely their fault.

Moffat's Cooper doesn't fall for the bail, so Kellywise tried again. 

"Ok, so Tillerson did not call the president a 'moron,'" McKinnon's Conway said. "They were sharing a sundae and the president asked if he wanted more sprinkles and the secretary said 'more on.'"

Conway also re-emerged as Hillary Clinton, who tries to lure Cooper into the sewer by offering him a copy of her book. 

Colin Jost and Michael Che of "Weekend Update" started with the alleged sexual assault surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

"He doesn't need sex rehab," Jost said. "He needs a specialized facility where there are no women, no contact with the outside world, metal bars — and it's a prison."

Che addressed Weinstein's "We all make mistakes" response to reports of the assault.

"He assaulted dozens of women. That's not a mistake," he said. "That's a full season of "Law & Order." Your name's a verb now, dude. As in, 'If this guy tries to Weinstein me, I'm going to cut off his little Harvey.'"

"SNL" also addressed the Weinstein allegations in a skit with Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Cecily Strong, with the women posing as Hollywood actresses talking about sexual harassment in the industry. 

"The Big Sick's" Kumail Nanjiani was the celebrity host. 

Musical guest Pink performed two songs, "What About Us" and "Beautiful Trauma."

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<![CDATA[Photos: Celebs Take to Stage to Benefit Disaster Victims]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:03:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-861414644.jpg Jennifer Lopez teamed up with ex-husband Marc Anthony and boyfriend Alex Rodriguez for a benefit concert to aid victims of natural disasters in southern United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

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<![CDATA['Tonight': Gabrielle Union Got Stalked by a Terminator Bully]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:27:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/218*120/Screen+Shot+2017-10-14+at+2.23.30+AM.png

Gabrielle Union shares a stalker story from her collection of essays We're Going to Need More Wine before Jimmy and Chef Michael Symon surprises her with some proper Cleveland barbecue in honor of Dwyane Wade's move to the Cavaliers.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Dance Battle With Blake Lively]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:00:57 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2017-10-14+at+2.19.02+AM.png

Blake Lively and Jimmy take turns using the dance move generator to make up random dances on the spot, like the "Ballerina Who Keeps Dropping Marbles" and the "Riverdancing Frankenstein."

<![CDATA[Top 3 Friday the 13th Spooky San Diego Attractions ]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:19:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Friday13-GettyImages-492064576.jpg

In honor of Friday the 13th, we’ve assembled a list of the top 3 places you should go for a spooky-good time.

Number 1 is Belmont Park, also known as ‘Boomont’ Park. It’s perfect for families with small children. There is a pumpkin patch, zombie laser tag and free trick or treating during Halloween.

The park opened a new ride for Friday the 13th called Xanadu. It’s a 7-D theater feature with moving chairs. A movie plays as you wear 3-D glasses and shoot evil creatures with a plastic gun near your chair. Admission for the ride is $8.

“It’s the newest and funnest thing in the park,” said James Austin, owner of Xanadu. “We have three movies, including zombies, which is fitting for Friday the 13th and Halloween.”

Number 2 is the Haunted Trail in Balboa.

The mile long trail is guaranteed to spook your hiking boots off. From graveyards to gargoyles, there’s plenty of freaky props. You might even get chased by a masked man with a chain saw.

At the end of the trail is an exhibit dedicated to the Friday the 13th movie.

Number 3 is the Haunted Hotel in the Gaslamp District of Downtown San Diego. Located on Market Street, organizers say the sign on the front is the most photographed sign in all of San Diego.

“The Haunted Hotel is a landmark, legend of a place,” said Jason Kleinschmit, operations manager at the Haunted Hotel. “This is its 25th year and since it’s Friday the 13th, if you want to get scared, this is the place to be.”

It’s $19 to get in, and customers must pay with cash.

The freaky hotel features zombies, crazy clowns and a so-called ‘hillbilly swamp’ exhibit. There’s also plenty of actors waiting to jump out of scare you, as well as a haunted elevator that takes you on a bumpy journey.

What’s your favorite Friday the 13th attraction in San Diego? 

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<![CDATA['Captain of Our Freaking Show': Martin-Green on Trek Reboot]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:50:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/martingreen.jpg

The cast and crew of "Star Trek: Discovery," including Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs and Mary Wiseman, took to the New York Comic-Con over the weekend to discuss reviving the iconic franchise. 

Did your time as an ensemble player on "The Walking Dead" prepare you to lead an ensemble cast for an iconic franchise like Star Trek?

Sonequa Martin-Green: One thousand percent. All roads have led me here. I was on the show for five years so it was very much a post-graduate degree. I learned an incredible amount about what it means to be an actor and to be a professional. Those people will always be a part of my heart and a part in my journey. So to be on that goliath of a show that means so much to so many people... I felt it was the perfect experience to trampoline into this because now I have the privilege to be on the ground. I came into "Walking Dead" when it was already established and this gigantic thing. But to be on the ground and to already have intimate understanding of an environment that is collaborative, familial where the creativity is encouraged and nurtured, I knew what that environment felt like and I knew what it took to get it from watching my fellow actors and crew at walking dead. I saw it work and now here's an opportunity to create and cultivate that here. 

Did you look for inspiration from any previous Trek actors to guide your performance?

SMG: Leonard (Nimoy) for sure. But honestly I really am inspired and informed by the actors that I’m working with now. I feel that everyone jumped off the cliff and they’re going wherever the story leads them. The work becomes so very alive because of who we have on set.

Can you speak to the interpersonal relationships on set between the various female cast members?

Mary Wiseman (Cadet Sylvia Tilly): I’m new to this situation. I’ve never had a role this size on this type of franchise before and Tilly... her whole world is opening up. She's on this new ship and for the first time she's exactly where she wants to be. And she comes into contact with this woman (Martin-Green) who is strong and warm and empathetic and she kind of blows her mind. She is in a place of pure possibility right now and I feel like that too. To have Sonequa... I mean she might not be the captain of the ship, but she's the captain of this freaking show. She is a mother and a sister and a friend to all of us. I feel that way about all the women behind the scenes. All the stories that you will see on screen reverberate backwards and between us all and its really special.

Jason Isaacs (Captain Gabriel Lorca): And there are people who are upset that there's a woman lead or a woman of color lead or the fact that we have a  diverse platform where we have people from every gender or sexuality is represented. The people upset with that can go f--- themselves.

"Star Trek: Discovery" can be seen on CBS All Access.

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<![CDATA[Owners of 'Breaking Bad' House Build Fence Around Property ]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:55:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pizzaroof.jpg

The real Albuquerque house made famous by the methamphetamine-making character Walter White in the AMC-TV hit series "Breaking Bad" is getting a fence.

The owners are installing a 6-foot (2 meter) wrought iron fence on the front of the house used in the series, starring Bryan Cranston. The move comes after the owners have complained of countless fans wanting snapshots and selfies of the house.

Joanne Quintana tells KOB-TV that she loses count of the number of weekly visitors to the house that her mother owns. She said the tourists have caused disruptions that have made them fearful to leave the property unattended.

Some tourists have even told them "to close our garage" and "get out of the picture," Quintana said.

Construction on the fence in underway, and Quintana says people have already tried to climb around the construction to snap a photo.

On Friday, a worker was seen placing poles and two women in chairs outside of the house's open garage yelled at visitors trying to take photos. One woman shouted expletives at an Associated Press reporter snapping images of the house and demanded the reporter stay away from property.

"Breaking Bad" follows Walter White, played by Cranston, producing and selling methamphetamine with a former student, Jesse Pinkman, played by Aaron Paul.

The show ended in 2013, but tourism companies in Albuquerque still embrace the drug-addled series and give "Breaking Bad" tours showcasing spots made popular in the show.

The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau created a website of the show's most popular places around town to help tourists navigate. The Walter White house is not listed. however. Still, a number of fan sites give the address and photos of the house are posted on Instagram almost every day.

A prequel to the show, "Better Call Saul," is filming its fourth season and recently shot scenes near the Albuquerque bureau of The Associated Press.

<![CDATA[PICS: Coldplay at SDCCU Stadium]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:30:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Coldplay+10.8.17+Tim+Fears+%2812%29.jpg Talk about a rush of blood to the head: Coldplay and Tove Lo treated a packed SDCCU Stadium to hits galore on Sunday, Oct. 8.

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<![CDATA[Celebs Boycott Twitter in Solidarity With Rose McGowan]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:04:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tamblyn-crews-split-Getty.jpg

Throngs of Hollywood actors are throwing their support behind Rose McGowan and vowing not use Twitter for one day after McGowan was suspended from the social media site Thursday. She had been recounting her experiences with disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Stars are using the hashtag #WomenBoycottTwitter to let their followers know they are signing off Twitter on Friday. Though the hashtag highlights the women standing with McGowan, including model Chrissy Teigen and actress Amber Tamblyn, men are also joining in. Terry Crews and Mark Ruffalo shared the hashtag as well.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to the boycott late Friday saying: "We see voices being silenced on Twitter every day. We’ve been working to counteract this for the past 2 years."

Dorsey said the company is working on new rules around unwanted sexual advances, non-consenual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups and tweets that glorifies violence. The changes will start to roll out in the next few weeks, he said.

On Thursday, Twitter suspended McGowan's account for violating its terms and policies. Twitter said McGowan's account was suspended "because one of her Tweets included a private phone number, which violates our Terms of Service." Once the tweet with the phone number was deleted, her service and access were fully restored, Twitter said.

She had been sharing heated, pointed tweets, alleging that "HW raped me," apparently referring to Weinstein, though she did not provide the details of what she says occurred or if she reported the alleged assault to authorities.

A growing number of women have alleged sexual harassment or assault at Weinstein's hands. He has denied "any allegations of non-consensual contact," issued an apology for causing pain and threatened a lawsuit against The New York Times, which last week broke the story.

The company added that it "is proud to empower and support the voices on our platform, especially those that speak truth to power."

Many people, including McGowan, questioned Twitter's decision to suspend her tweeting privileges. "When will nuclear war violate your terms of service?" McGowan asked, referring to President Donald Trump's frequent Twitter threats aimed at North Korea and its growing nuclear capabilities.

Twitter's guidelines forbid "threats of violence" on its platform, but the company has said it uses discretion in determining the newsworthiness of tweets.

Others also questioned the reasoning behind McGowan's suspension, that she tweeted a private phone number, which other users have done without penalty.

Many who are using the hashtag explained why they're boycotting Twitter. "Brooklyn 99" star Crews, who recently said he was sexually assaulted by a Hollywood executive, said, "I stand with the women. No more tweets for me too."

"Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" actress Tamblyn opened up last year about being sexually abused. "And for now, I’m off Twitter. I’ll be back with more to say soon. And there is so very much to say," she tweeted with the trending hashtag.

Take a look at other high-profile stars showing support for McGowan and other victims.

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<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Male Entitlement]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:03:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-10-13-at-4.03.01-AM.jpg

In light of the continuing conversations of male entitlement, Seth Meyers takes a look at disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein and the growing allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Meyers also addresses President Donald Trump, who he says built his "political career almost entirely on bullying" and "dominance."

<![CDATA['Late Night': Oswalt on the Meaning of His New Special]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:49:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-10-13-at-3.51.52-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers chats with friend Patton Oswalt, who explains the ironic meaning behind the name of his new comedy special, "Annihilation."

<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon Reads #FallSongs With Pink]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:38:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s5e014_757_hashtags_20171012-150787869933500002.jpg

Jimmy Fallon highlights his favorite #FallSongs hashtags as Pink performs them.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon's Friends With Austin Rogers of 'Jeopardy']]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:07:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-10-13-at-3.36.20-AM.jpg

Jimmy Fallon sits down with his old friend Austin Rogers, who just won 12 straight days of "Jeopardy" and more than $400,000. 

<![CDATA[Amazon Studios Chief on Leave Amid Sexual Harassment Claim]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:27:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_769791487389.jpg

Amazon said Thursday that Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was on a leave of absence and the company was reviewing its projects with The Weinstein Company.

"Roy Price is on leave of absence effective immediately. We are reviewing our options for the projects we have with The Weinstein Co," an Amazon spokesperson told CNBC.

The Hollywood Reporter had reported earlier Thursday that an Amazon TV producer was claiming Price had sexually harassed her.

Additionally, Thursday's announcement came soon after actress Rose McGowan went after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for his company allegedly ignoring her warnings about Harvey Weinstein.

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<![CDATA[Who Is Austin Rogers? Quirky 'Jeopardy!' Champ Finally Loses]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:02:29 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/jeopardychampaustinfeuerherd.jpg

The quirky New York City bartender who won over "Jeopardy!" viewers — and took home more than $400,000 in winnings — had his winning streak snapped after 12 days Thursday night. 

Austin Rogers was eliminated from the popular quiz show Thursday night after the evening's champion, Scarlett Simms of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, outbid him during Final Jeopardy, in which they both wrote the correct question, "What is 'It's a Wonderful Life?'" Simms out-earned Rogers by just $50: $33,201 to his $33,150.

After having his streak snapped, Rogers stayed true to his outside-the-mold form, emphatically congratulating Simms.

Rogers ends his run with $413,000 in winnings. A spokeswoman for the show said before Thursday evening's contest that his winnings after 12 days — $411,000 —put him in fifth place in "Jeopardy!" all-time regular season winnings. 

It comes nearly two weeks after the Manhattanite gained internet notoriety for his goofy gestures and non-Jeopardy-like reactions to trivia prompts. Regular Jeopardy viewers have loved (or loved to hate) his unorthodox wagering, quirky delivery and scruffy look.

“He’s got hair, he’s got chutzpah and broad-based knowledge,” host Alex Trebek said of the champion during a game last week. 

Rogers, raised in suburban Westchester County, told NBC he credited his Jeopardy success with getting right the questions that would typically go unanswered during the game.

"In Jeopardy, you have to assume that every contestant knows the same 85 to 90 percent base," he said. "It's knowing these one or two that only specialization or random happenstance that allows you to get ahead."

He added, "My knowledge filled the gaps a typical Jeopardy contestant would not know."

Despite Rogers' quick rise in notoriety, he's far from the longest-running Jeopardy champion. That honor belongs to Ken Jennings, who won 74 consecutive games before being eliminated in 2004. Jennings took home more than $2.5 million in his nearly three-month tenure on the show.

Rogers will return, though, to compete in the two-week "Jeopardy!" tournament of champions starting Nov. 6.

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