Notable faces you should recognize this Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time in which we pay tribute to the generations of people who have enriched our country’s history -- and the ones who are still growing up, who will be instrumental in future successes.
These stories about Alex Trebek will absolutely warm your heart
It’s still hard to believe that the iconic host of “Jeopardy!”, Alex Trebek, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. It most certainly did, and the show’s Twitter account tweeted back that the picture made Trebek smile. Today we honor Alex Trebek. Alex Trebek did nothing but make you feel cool for being smart for 30 minutes every day for 36 years. And he stands up and it’s Alex Trebek.
These celebrities are proudly showing off their ‘I Voted’ stickers
Celebrities -- they’re just like us. Well, not really, but they definitely vote, and they definitely post selfies on Election Day with their “I Voted” sticker. Here are a few celebs who have let social media know they are exercising their constitutional right to have their voice heard. Laura DernSnoop DoggJessica AlbaNatalie PortmanJennifer LopezCharlize TheronBlake Lively and Ryan ReynoldsDemi LovatoDrew BarrymoreLizzoMariah CareyKerry WashingtonAshlee Simpson RossReese WitherspoonHalle BerryNick JonasSelena GomezBrittany SnowJimmy FallonJoe Jonas
Celebrities who’ve been vocal about their support for Trump or Biden this election season
Some people think that celebrities should stay out of politics, but that hasn’t stopped these famous people from throwing their support behind Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden or current President Donald Trump. Celebs supporting Trump:Kirstie AlleyThe outspoken actress tweeted a couple weeks ago that she was supporting the incumbent president in the upcoming election. Celebrities supporting Biden:Taylor SwiftAfter staying silent about who she was voting for in the 2016 election, Swift has made it very known that she is supporting Biden in this year’s race. Chris EvansCaptain America himself has been working around the clock, it seems, to get people motivated to get out the vote this election. He has critiqued the current administration on Twitter and thrown his support behind Biden.
All your favorite comedians will be at Netflix’s first comedy fest
A week in Los Angeles at the Netflix is a Joke Fest might be just what the doctor ordered. The streaming service is coming out with a week-long comedy festival that takes place all throughout LA from April 27 to May 3, and the lineup is seriously stacked. Anyone who has browsed through Netflix’s original comedy specials knows the streaming service has attracted the best of the best, so it’s no surprise to see names like Dave Chappelle, Amy Schumer, David Letterman and Ali Wong headline the inaugural fest. If you’re a fan of the hilarious “Schitt’s Creek” (and if you’re not, why haven’t you watched yet? You’ll get to watch the cast sit down for an intimate interview, and hear behind-the-scenes stories from the best Canadian show on TV right now.
Celebrities lend their voices to statues in Chicago
More than 30 historical figures and monuments around the city have been outfitted with mobile technology that allows them to give their opinions. High-tech versions of Abraham Lincoln, William Shakespeare and others gave Dean Reynolds a piece of their mind.cbsnews.com