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1. ‘The Wire’ and ‘John Wick’ Star Lance Reddick Dead at 60

According to TMZ, actor Lance Reddick has passed away at the age of 60. Reddick was well-known for his performances in TV series such as The Wire and in the John Wick movies. His body was discovered at his Studio City residence on Friday morning, but the official cause of death hasn’t been disclosed. Law enforcement sources did tell TMZ that they believe it to be natural.

2. Jurassic Park Star Sam Neill Reveals Blood Cancer Diagnosis

Actor Sam Neill, who starred in the classic ‘Jurassic Park’ films, has recently revealed that he has been diagnosed with stage three blood cancer.

In a recent interview with the Guardian, Neill stated “The thing is, I’m crook. Possibly dying.
I may have to speed this up. I found myself with nothing to do, And I’m used to working. I love working. I love going to work. I love being with people every day and enjoying human company and friendship and all these things. And suddenly I was deprived of that. And I thought, ‘what am I going to do?’”

3. Hugh Grant Jokes About 1995 Sex Worker Scandal

During his appearance on Thursday’s episode of The View, 62-year-old actor Hugh Grant made a “lighthearted” comment about his 1995 arrest with a sex worker for “lewd conduct.” The topic was prompted by Sunny Hostin’s question about Grant’s outspokenness against the invasion of privacy by British tabloids.

“Everyone thinks, ‘Oh, well he’s just bitter because he got arrested with a hooker in 1995,’” he said as the audience laughed. “But actually it had nothing to do with that because that was never uncovered by tabloids. It was that the bloody police gave everyone the information. It was nothing to do with that.”

4. Tyra Banks Says Goodbye To DWTS  After Hosting For 3 Seasons To Focus On Her Business

Supermodel and actress, Tyra Banks, is leaving the dance competition show after hosting for three seasons. She arrived in 2020, replacing former hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews during the 29th season of the show.

When asked about the next chapter in her life and career, banks told TMZ, “”I feel it’s really time for me to focus on my business and my entrepreneurship, and also producing more TV — but behind the scenes. I think it’s time to graduate from the dance floor to the stock market floor. … from the ballroom to the boardroom!”

5. Woman Allegedly Held Captive for Two Months in Locked Closet by Boyfriend Escapes

A Tennessee woman who said she was held captive in a locked closet managed to escape, leading to his arrest, the Dyersburg Police Department said in a statement.

The woman, 40, was found by police on March 11, when another male citizen said she approached him and said that she had been kidnapped two months earlier. She weighed less than 100 pounds at the time of her discovery, with multiple cuts on her face.

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