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Jay Pharoah Talks Saturday Night Live Exit: 'I Love Them – They Are My Family'

Originally posted 08/29/2016 10:45AM

Jay Pharoah has no ill will about towards Saturday Night Live.

"I'm not coming back to S.N.L.," Pharoah confirmed to Vanity Fair at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards. "Transitions on shows happen all the time, but I won't be back."

The news of his departure from the show came in early August after his and Taran Killam's, 34, contracts were not renewed by the network.

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Days of Our Lives' Kassie DePaiva Opens Up About Leukemia Battle: 'I Consider This Just a Bump in the Road'

Days of Our Lives' Kassie DePaiva Opens Up About Leukemia Battle: 'I Consider This Just a Bump in the Road'

Originally posted 08/25/2016 02:35PM

Kassie DePaiva has gone public about her battle with cancer.

On Thursday, the Days of our Lives star took to her website and shared with fans the reason she's been "quiet" lately. The actress was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in July and sought treatment right away.

"I know that I have been quiet lately and I want to let you know what's been going on in my life," her post began. "I was asked back to play Eve on Days and had begun my exciting return. During the 3-week July hiatus I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia and have spent 6 of the last 9 weeks in the hospital. I will continue treatment over the next 3 months."

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Big, Blonde and Beautiful! See Hairspray Live!'s Edna and Tracy Turnblad in Costume for the First Time

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Big, Blonde and Beautiful! See Hairspray Live!'s Edna and Tracy Turnblad in Costume for the First Time

Originally posted 08/17/2016 09:00AM

Good morning, Baltimore!

Harvey Fierstein and newcomer Maddie Baillio will star as mother-daughter duo Edna and Tracy Turnblad in the upcoming NBC reboot of Hairspray – and PEOPLE has the first look at the big, blonde(ish) and beautiful stars in costume.

Fierstein – who originated the role of Edna on Broadway in 2002 – and Baillio will dance alongside Martin Short as Wilbur Turnblad, Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle, Kristin Chenoweth as Velma von Tussle and Derek Hough TV host Corny Collins, Sean Hayes as clothing store owner Mr. Pinky, Rosie O'Donnell as the health education teacher and Ariana Grande as Tracy's best friend Penny Pingleton.

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5 Things to Know About Olympic Track Analyst Ato Boldon (aka, Boldon the Beautiful)

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5 Things to Know About Olympic Track Analyst Ato Boldon (aka, Boldon the Beautiful)

Originally posted 08/14/2016 09:00AM

Four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon just can't keep himself away from the Summer Games.

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Saturday Night Live

UpdatePosted 08/10/2016 03:35PM

Saturday Night Live Parts Ways with Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah Ahead of Season 42

Originally posted 08/09/2016 09:20AM

Two familiar faces won't be returning for Saturday Night Live's upcoming season 42.

Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah are departing the long-running NBC sketch comedy show, a network spokesperson confirmed to PEOPLE on Tuesday.

Pharoah, 28, and Killam, 34, have both been with the show for six seasons and are well-known for their impression skills impersonating everyone from politicians to actors. (Pharoah, notably, is famous for his President Obama portrayal.)

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Celebrity Apprentice

Donald Trump Will 'Never' Return to The Celebrity Apprentice, NBC Says

Originally posted 08/02/2016 03:10PM

Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice days are officially over.

Though the GOP presidential nominee made his reality star mark on the NBC program, NBC entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt told Entertainment Weekly at the Television Critics Association tour in Beverly Hills on Tuesday that he will "never" be back on the show.

Asked if Trump, 70, could make a return if he loses the presidential bid in November, Greeblatt firmly replied, "No," adding, "He would never be back on Celebrity Apprentice, as long as I'm here."

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Friendly Exes Wilmer Valderrama and Mandy Moore Share Sweet Selfies After Bumping into Each Other

Originally posted 07/21/2016 11:45AM

Exes really can be friends – and no one proves that better than Mandy Moore and Wilmer Valderrama.

On Wednesday, the two each took to Instagram to share a sweet selfie after they ran into each other at the Paramount Studios lot in Los Angeles.

"Sometimes you get to work on the same lot as your friends and you can run over, catch up and watch them continue to be a bad-ass (in real life and on TV)," gushed Moore, 32, who dated Valderrama from 2000 to 2002. "Love this guy. Friends for over 16 years. Congrats on @ncis.cbs, @wilmervalderrama! Can't wait to watch you this Fall!!"

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WATCH: Motocross Star Bruce Cook Sets a World Record in the Sport That Paralyzed Him

Originally posted 07/08/2016 08:25PM

On January 3, 2014 freestyle motocross rider Bruce Cook attempted to complete the world's first double front flip on a dirt bike.

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Dax Shepard Says Working with Kristen Bell Is 'One of Our Favorite Ways to Spend Time Together'

Dax Shepard Says Working with Kristen Bell Is 'One of Our Favorite Ways to Spend Time Together'

Originally posted 07/07/2016 09:00AM

Bell and Shepard are lending their voices to a new children's show, 'Terrific Trucks,' on NBCUniversal's Sprout

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