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Kevin Dolak

Kevin Dolak is an award-winning multimedia journalist and news editor with over two decades of writing, reporting, and newsgathering experience. Over the past 15 years, he has managed editorial teams within legacy media outlets, including ABC News and Newsweek, and helped build media brands from the ground up at Vice News and Mic, while reporting vital journalism, mentoring young reporters and producing engaging written and video features. He lives in Brooklyn.

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Andy Cohen Denies Claims In ‘Real Housewives’ Star Leah McSweeney’s Lawsuit

The legal complaints targeting Andy Cohen and his Real Housewives franchise are expanding this week, with former cast member Leah McSweeney’s lawsuit alleging drug-related favoritism and a conspiracy to prey on her alcoholism to boost the show’s ratings.  McSweeney, 41, filed the suit on Tuesday, naming the franchise kingpin, Bravo, NBC/Universal, production house Shed Media […]

Taylor Swift’s Father Accused by Paparazzo of Attack; Star’s Team Rebuffs Claim

Taylor Swift’s father is being accused of attacking a paparazzo on Tuesday morning in Sydney after exiting a boat with the pop superstar just hours after her final performance of her Eras Tour in Australia.  Scott Swift has been a fixture as his daughter’s sold-out shows have moved from city to city. On Tuesday, the […]

Taylor Swift Makes “22” Hat Dream Come True for Australian Girl Battling Cancer

A 9-year-old Taylor Swift megafan battling cancer had her dream come true when she was chosen to be given the highly coveted “22” hat from the megastar during her concert in Sydney this weekend.  Scarlett Oliver, from Perth, is battling an aggressive form of incurable brain cancer, according to the girl’s stepmother, Natalie. She had […]

Host Shane Gillis Delivers Mixed Bag of Laughs and Cringe in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Return

Shane Gillis’ meant-to-be-triumphant return to the Saturday Night Live stage this weekend was a mixed bag of humor, some of which landed with a thud — like any episode of the long-running show — and a couple of good laughs. Much of the show’s sketches took the comedian and podcaster’s white-bro shtick and dialed it back a […]

Shane Gillis Struggles Through ‘SNL’ Monologue: “I Thought That Was Gonna Get a Bigger Laugh”

Comedian and podcaster Shane Gillis made a strong effort in his return to Studio 8H on Saturday night, but as he acknowledged through his nearly 10 minutes on stage, many of his jokes didn’t quite land with the live audience — probably because much of his popular routine is not network TV-friendly. Gillis, who hosts […]

‘Top Gun’ Actor Sues Paramount for Using His Image in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

A supporting actor who appeared alongside Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer in the 1986 action drama Top Gun is now suing Paramount over the use of his likeness in the 2022 smash hit sequel Top Gun: Maverick. Barry Tubb, who played Leonard “Wolfman” Wolfe in the 1986 movie filed the suit Wednesday in L.A. against […]

Wendy Williams’ Guardian Sues Lifetime Parent Company A+E Networks Ahead of Documentary

Two days before a major documentary chronicling Wendy Williams’ deteriorating mental state is scheduled to premiere on Lifetime, the beleaguered former talk show host’s court-appointed caregiver filed a lawsuit against Lifetime parent company A+E Networks. Sabrina Morrissey filed the sealed lawsuit for injunctive relief on Thursday in New York County Supreme Court. The suit says […]

Rambling Roundup: Ridley Scott’s Very Expensive Roman Holiday

Ridley Scott’s Very Expensive Roman Holiday With accidents on the set, complaints about animal abuse and now reports that the production went wildly over budget, sources tell Rambling Reporter that Ridley Scott’s long-anticipated Gladiator sequel is leaving Paramount execs feeling a bit like Joaquin Phoenix’s Emperor Commodus — “terribly vexed.” Initially budgeted at $165 million, sources […]

Luxury Powerhouse LVMH Moves Further Into Entertainment With 22 Montaigne

Global luxury powerhouse Louis Vuitton ​​Moët Hennessy has announced that it will be expanding its position in entertainment for its dozens of brands with the launch of a new division.  22 Montaigne will explore opportunities for the LVMH brands like Dior, Tiffany & Co. and its namesake brands Louis Vuitton and ​​Moët, to collaborate with […]

Sexual Assault Case Against Steven Tyler Dismissed

A federal judge in New York has dismissed a case stemming from an alleged 1975 incident in which Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler is accused of sexual assault against a teenage girl.  Jeanne Bellino filed the suit against Tyler under the Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Act, a New York City law that extends the statute […]

Wendy Williams’ Family Speaks Out Against Court-Issued Guardianship

Wendy Williams’ family members are breaking their silence ahead of the upcoming Lifetime documentary on the state of the troubled former daytime host, whose multiple public mishaps pointed to an unraveling that now has her under a secretive guardianship.  Following the June 2022 cancellation of her hit daytime talk show related to health struggles, Williams […]

‘Fargo’ Season 5-Themed Bisquick Debuts at Remote Midwest Supermarket

Fargo superfans yearning to head to the beautiful but frigid upper Midwest in the dead of winter are being given a signal that now is the time for that pilgrimage. And the message is coming from Bisquick. Starting on Feb. 20, a limited-edition box of Bisquick that’s inspired by the acclaimed fifth season of Noah […]