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PEOPLE in 10: The Entertainment News That Defined the Week PLUS Billy Porter Joins Us! [Video]

PEOPLE in 10: The Entertainment News That Defined the Week PLUS Billy Porter Joins Us!

Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo defend Chris Pratt, Jada Pinkett Smith has a revealing Red Table Talk, and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry appear in their first portrait since royal exit.

Credit: People     Duration: 10:18Published
Billy Porter: I'm no 'magical Negro — the fairy sprinkling healing dust' [Video]

Billy Porter: I'm no 'magical Negro — the fairy sprinkling healing dust'

Billy Porter is fired up. The award-winning singer, actor, LGBTQ activist and style savant is always outspoken. But with the COVID-19 crisis still ravaging the globe and the presidential election..

Credit: nypost     Duration: 03:02Published
Billy Porter Talks LGBTQ+ Docuseries 'Equal' [Video]

Billy Porter Talks LGBTQ+ Docuseries 'Equal'

Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor Billy Porter discusses fighting for change and narrating "Equal", a new LGBTQ+ four-part docuseries on HBO Max chronicling the events that precipitated the Stonewall..

Credit: ETCanada     Duration: 02:29Published
Billy Porter, Samira Wiley star in new HBO LGBT+ docu series [Video]

Billy Porter, Samira Wiley star in new HBO LGBT+ docu series

Emmy Award-winning actors Samira Wiley and Billy Porter star in the upcoming HBO documentary series "Equal" which depicts some of the lesser-known moments in LGBT+ history. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:59Published
The best dressed celebs from the 2020 Grammys [Video]

The best dressed celebs from the 2020 Grammys

The best dressed celebs from the 2020 Grammys

Credit: Cosmopolitan     Duration: 03:09Published

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Billy Porter is getting ready to teach the children the history of LGBT+ rights in a new documentary series

Billy Porter is set to teach the world about the battle for LGBT+ rights in a new documentary series from HBO Max. The four-part documentary, titled EQUAL, will tell the story of the fight for LGBT+..
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Billy Porter narrates new docuseries about LGBTQ pioneers

Emmy-winning actor has new season of 'Pose' and memoir keeping him busy. (Oct 19)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Is There a New ‘SNL’ Episode Airing This Week?

is there a new ‘snl’ episode airing this week?
“SNL” is back, now in it’s 46th season. The most recent new episode, which aired on October 10, was hosted by Bill Burr, with Jack White as the musical guest. The cold open in this episode was a..
The Wrap - Published

"Cinderella (2021)" - cast: Camila Cabello, Billy Porter, Nicholas Galitzine, Idina Menzel, Pierce Brosnan, Maddie Baillio, Charlotte Spencer, Missy Elliott, Minnie Driver, John Mulaney, James Corden, Romesh Ranganathan

cinderella (2021) - cast: camila cabello, billy porter, nicholas galitzine, idina menzel, pierce brosnan, maddie baillio, charlotte spencer, missy elliott, minnie driver, john mulaney, james corden, romesh ranganathan
*Release date :* February 05, 2021 *Synopsis :* A modern reimagining of the classic fairy tale in which an orphaned girl turns into a princess. ...
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Regina King, Riz Ahmed and Lin-Manuel Miranda Join Diverse Group Appearing at HFPA Grants Banquet

regina king, riz ahmed and lin-manuel miranda join diverse group appearing at hfpa grants banquet
Regina King, Riz Ahmed and Lin-Manuel Miranda among the diverse group of actors and creators that appearing at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Annual Grants Presentation, the HFPA announced..
The Wrap - Published

Enthusiast Gaming Partners with Global Citizen and HeadCount to Increase U.S. Voter Registration Among Crucial Demographics – Generation Z and Millennials

Working in Tandem with the Just Vote Campaign, Young American Gamers and Esports Fans will be Inspired to and Rewarded for Participating in Civic Activities NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)..
GlobeNewswire - Published

Time100 List Names So Many Celebrities as Most Influential of 2020!

Time100 has released their annual list of the most influential people of 2020 and there are so many celebrities included this year. In 2020, celebs including Selena Gomez, Megan Thee Stallion, Michael..
Just Jared - Published

Billy Porter: My style is 'free'


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Even a literal pandemic couldn’t stop Billy Porter turning out an iconic look for the Emmy Awards

The Emmy Awards took place virtually this year on account of the pandemic, but even that couldn’t stop Billy Porter from serving an iconic look. The Pose star was sadly deprived of his chance to..
PinkNews - Published

Here's the complete list of winners at 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards

The Primetime Emmy Awards that took place on Sunday bestowed some of the finest artists of the entertainment industry in a socially-distanced award ceremony. 24-year-old Zendaya made history as she..
Mid-Day - Published

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Billy Porter and more in diversity ad


ContactMusic - Published

Billy Porter Leads Hollywood Diversity Push in Emmys Ad

Daniel Dae Kim, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Isis King also take part in a 60-second spot demanding real inclusion in the entertainment industry.
NYTimes.com - Published

Billy Porter's 2020 Emmys Look Is a Whole Mood You Just Have to See

All hail Billy Porter. The Emmy-nominated Pose star once again proved that fashion is what you make of it thanks to his standout look at this year's show. Just because the 2020 Emmys...
E! Online - Published

Billy Porter's Show-Stopping Style Proves Life Is His Runway

He's in a league of his own. Ever since Billy Porter strutted into Hollywood, the industry has never been the same. When it comes to awards season, the Pose star is always one of the...
E! Online - Published

Billy Porter Promises to Deliver a "Quarantine Fashion Moment" at 2020 Emmys

No red carpet? No problem for Billy Porter! As excitement--and curiosity--continues to surround the 2020 Emmy Awards, one Hollywood actor is promising fans that the virtual award show...
E! Online - Published

Emmy Predictions: Who Will Take Over From ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Fleabag’?

emmy predictions: who will take over from ‘game of thrones’ and ‘fleabag’?
“Game of Thrones” is gone. So is “Fleabag.” For the first time since 1978 — that’s right, the first time in 42 years — the reigning champions in the Emmys’ Outstanding Drama Series and..
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'Her words guided me pushing me to action': Kamala Harris on mother

Democratic vice-presidential candidate *Kamala Harris* has said her mother Shyamala Gopalan was her source of inspiration who had guided her throughout her entire life. "My mother always used to..
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‘The Drew Barrymore Show’ Premiere Will Be a ‘Charlie’s Angels’ and ’50 First Dates’ Reunion

‘the drew barrymore show’ premiere will be a ‘charlie’s angels’ and ’50 first dates’ reunion
“The Drew Barrymore Show” premieres next Monday with an episode that packs in two big reunions for its host; Drew Barrymore’s first guests on her nationally syndicated daytime talk show will be..
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'My Spirit Is On The Verge Of Being Broken': Billy Porter On This Moment In History

A record number of Black actors have received Emmy nominations this year. American actor and singer Billy Porter talked with NPR about his work on Pose and his feelings about this moment.
NPR - Published

Billy Porter, Rihanna, Mariah Carey and Sarah Paulson among hundreds of stars demanding urgent police reform

Billy Porter, Rihanna, Mariah Carey and Sarah Paulson are among hundreds of entertainers urging California lawmakers to introduce vital police reforms. The stars were joined by Meghan Thee Stallion,..
PinkNews - Published

Billy Porter gets mixed reactions for closing performance of 2020 Democratic National Convention

The first night of the Democratic National Convention closed out with a performance by Billy Porter and rock star Stephen Stills that garnered mixed reactions from viewers. 
FOXNews.com - Published

Here’s What You Missed on Cable: Billy Porter and Stephen Stills’ Surreal Rendition of For What It’s Worth to Close DNC

Most cable news networks cut away from the DNC on Monday night once Former Lady Michelle Obama's keynote speech ended -- missing a break-the-internet worthy performance by Billy Porter and Stephen..
Mediaite - Published

Billy Porter rouses Democratic National Convention with powerful protest song and declares ‘Trump has destroyed America’

Billy Porter closed the first night of a Democrat National Convention unlike any other with a powerful protest anthem. The Democratic National Convention would usually bring with it images of..
PinkNews - Published

Watch Billy Porter's glorious green-screen performance at the Democratic convention

For reasons that should be painfully obvious, this year's major party conventions are online-only affairs, bringing that Zoom meeting energy to the red, white, and blue-festooned spectacle of..
Mashable - Published

Billy Porter's life changed after award win


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Stars of Taylor Swift’s You Need to Calm Down video had absolutely no idea it was a stonking queer anthem

The queer stars of Taylor Swift music video “You Need To Calm Down” had no idea the song was going to be an LGBT+ anthem, according to Adam Rippon. The Olympic figure skater appeared in the iconic..
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Billy Porter thrilled to work with 'inspiration' Jordan Peele


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Jennifer Hudson, Billie Eilish, John Legend and others will perform at DNC

The slate of performers at the virtual DNC this year also includes Leon Bridges, The Chicks, Common, Billy Porter, Maggie Rogers and Prince Royce.
USATODAY.com - Published

Democratic National Convention 2020 - Performers List Revealed!

John Legend and Billie Eilish will be hitting the stage. The Chicks and Common will also be among the performers scheduled to appear next week at the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Deadline..
Just Jared - Published

Star-studded entertainment lineup set for Democratic convention

John Legend, Billie Eilish, Jennifer Hudson, Common, Billy Porter and The Chicks are among the big names slated to perform.
CBS News - Published

"Kinky Boots" star makes remarkable comeback

Billy Porter stars in the hottest Broadway show "Kinky Boots" as the electrifying Lola. "CBS This Morning" correspondent Jamie Wax sat down with Porter to discuss his rocky path to his current success.
CBS News - Published

Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Labrinth, Billy Porter & More: Which Music Star Should Win an Emmy? Vote!

At this year's reimagined virtual ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, a number of music stars are up for the coveted gold statuette.
Billboard.com - Published

‘Pose’ Star and Emmy Nominee Billy Porter Urges Senate to Pass Relief Package For Arts Workers

Billy Porter appeared virtually on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Tuesday night (July 28) to discuss his grassroots campaign Be an Arts Hero.
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Watchmen, Marvelous Mrs Maisel lead Emmy nominees

watchmen, marvelous mrs maisel lead emmy nominees
Ahead of the big night on September 20, organisers of the Academy unveiled the nomination list for the 2020 Emmy Awards last evening on its social media handles. With big players like Game of Thrones,..
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Emmy Diversity: Nonwhite Performers Score a Record 41% of Acting Nominations This Year

emmy diversity: nonwhite performers score a record 41% of acting nominations this year
The Television Academy set new records on Tuesday by recognizing nonwhite performers in greater numbers than it has in the past. Among all acting categories, including voice-over and short form series,..
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2020 Emmy Nominees Say They’re ‘Chuffed to Bits,’ ‘Elated,’ ‘Thankful’ – Oh, and ‘Keep Your Mask On!’

2020 emmy nominees say they’re ‘chuffed to bits,’ ‘elated,’ ‘thankful’ – oh, and ‘keep your mask on!’
The morning of the 2020 Emmy nominations was unlike any other, with high-energy host Leslie Jones being the only presenter not making their announcements from the comfort of their own homes (though the..
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Billy Porter eviscerates ‘con artist’ Donald Trump for causing an American ‘genocide’ with his white privilege

Billy Porter has condemned Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic as “genocide”. In an interview with NME, the Pose star said that the president’s actions mean “America is..
PinkNews - Published

Emmy Nomination Predictions, Drama: Who’ll Fight for That Empty Throne?

emmy nomination predictions, drama: who’ll fight for that empty throne?
“Game of Thrones” is gone after winning in the Outstanding Drama Series category for each of its last four seasons, and that leaves a big gap at the top in the drama categories. Can “The..
The Wrap - Published

Billy Porter says 'Trump's response to the pandemic is genocide'

'Pose' actor said Obama would never have got away with a similar response
Independent - Published

’81 Words’ Limited Series From ‘Pose’ Co-Creator Steven Canals in Development at FX

’81 words’ limited series from ‘pose’ co-creator steven canals in development at fx
“81 Words,” a new limited series based on Alix Spiegel’s award-winning episode of “This American Life,” is in development at 20th Century Fox for FX. From “Pose” co-creator Steven..
The Wrap - Published

John Oliver Enlists a Shirtless John Cena to Debunk the Most Absurd Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories (Video)

john oliver enlists a shirtless john cena to debunk the most absurd coronavirus conspiracy theories (video)
John Oliver used Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight” episode to debunk some of the most absurd conspiracy theories surrounding the coronavirus. He got his point by with a little help from his friends,..
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John Oliver and Celebrity Friends Alex Trebek, Paul Rudd, Catherine O’Hara Tackle Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories

Last Week Tonight host John Oliver addressed conspiracy theories that have been circulating online throughout the coronavirus outbreak -- enlisting celebrity friends Alex Trebek, Catherine O'Hara,..
Mediaite - Published

Billy Porter reveals the traumatic moment his cousin threatened to kill him if he ever came out as gay

Billy Porter has revealed that his homophobic cousin threatened to kill him if he ever came out as gay in a traumatic incident in the 1980s. The Pose star made the revelation while talking about a..
PinkNews - Published

Billy Porter Gets Candid About Cousin's Death Threat Over Him Being Gay

During an appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', the 'Pose' star opens up about his difficulty in accepting who he was growing up because of the very homophobic community.
AceShowbiz - Published

Billy Porter: My cousin told me he'd kill me for being gay


ContactMusic - Published

Billy Porter Talks Transphobia in Black Community Following Recent Deaths

The Emmy-winning 'Pose' star discussed his experiences with homophobia amid a high number of killings of transgender individuals.
Billboard.com - Published

Billy Porter talks to Billy Eichner about homophobia and transphobia in the Black community

In early June, Billy Porter shared a "message to America" on Instagram Live, in which he addressed homophobia and transphobia in the Black community. On Thursday, Billy Eichner — guest-hosting for..
Mashable - Published



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