TikTok hit with wrongful death lawsuit by two families who lost their young daughters after attempting 'Blackout Challenge'

TikTok has been sued for wrongful death by two families who lost their young daughters after they attempted the "blackout challenge."Radar has obtained the linked lawsuits filed by Lalani Erika Walton and Arriani Jaileen Arroyo's families in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, in which the parents of the two deceased girls blame their daughters deaths on the app's algorithm. The challenge encourages participants to chock themselves until they go unconscious. Walton was just 8 years old. Arroyo was 9. "According to TikTok, its proprietary algorithm is 'a recommendation system that delivers co...

Roasted! Trevor Noah shades Will Smith’s Oscars antics in Grammys monologue

Trevor Noah learned a thing or two from last weekend's Oscars and made sure to keep that in mind while hosting the 2022 Grammy Awards. The Daily Show host, 38, got the ceremony started by revealing how many big names were in attendance on Sunday, including Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Billie Eilish, before subtly shading Will Smith for his antics at the Academy Awards. "We're gonna be keeping people's names out of our mouths," Noah joked to the crowd, referencing the now-infamous quote Smith echoed to presenter Chris Rock after the stand-up comedian made a joke about Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett...

Twitter erupts after Louis C.K. wins a Grammy and sparks Will Smith debate: 'Can do whatever if you're famous'

Grammys viewers are outraged after Louis C.K. took home the prize for Best Comedy Album on Sunday, sparking a fierce debate about Will Smith and his behavior at the 2022 Oscars. "So much for 'cancel culture.' Apparently you can just do whatever you want if you're famous," one social media user griped. The disgraced comedian, 54, admitted to sexual misconduct in 2017, at which time he discussed masturbating in front of a group of women without their consent. Following his Grammy win in the category, Twitter erupted with several comments slamming C.K. and the Recording Academy. "Louis C.K. just ...

Defection disaster: ‘Irate’ Chris Wallace has meltdown over Jeff Zucker scandal -- said to be at war with Jake Tapper

Chris Wallace is “irate” at the ousting of CNN president Jeff Zucker and his future at the news network is uncertain, Radar has been told. In a move that stunned Beltway television circles, the no-nonsense veteran anchor — son of legendary CBS correspondent Mike Wallace — announced he was leaving Fox News after 18 years for a prized gig at CNN’s new streaming-video outlet CNN+ in December. At the time, the former Fox News Sunday anchor specifically cited Zucker as one of the reasons he joined the network. “I am honored and delighted to join Jeff Zucker and his great team,” Wallace gushed in a ...

Judge Orders Erika Jayne's American Express Bills Be Turned Over In Tom Girardi's Bankruptcy

A federal court judge has ordered American Express to turn over Tom Girardi's credit card statements — which include hundreds of pages of documents revealing expenses made by Erika Jayne over the past decade. According to court documents obtained by Radar, the judge presiding over the once-respected lawyer's Chapter 7 bankruptcy has granted a motion by the trustee in the case. As we first reported, the trustee — who is working to figure out the best plan to pay back Girardi's $101 million debt — recently asked the court for permission to demand records from American Express. The trustee said t...

'Rust' cinematographer Halyna Hutchins' final words revealed

In the moments after Halyna Hutchins was shot by Alec Baldwinon the set of Rust, she turned to a boom operator and said, "That was no good." The late 42-year-old mom was pronounced dead at a hospital in Santa Fe, New Mexico, hours later. Her chilling last words were documented by the Los Angeles Times. The outlet spoke to 14 crew members via emails and text messages. According to their report, moments before the prop gun that Baldwin was holding shot a "live round," the actor was preparing for his upcoming scene. He was reportedly standing in front of a makeshift church with his hand on the ho...

Police say Brian Laundrie's parents' story has 'lots of oddness' and 'didn't make sense' as they Continue to search for fugitive

North Port police continue to connect the dots to collect more information regardingBrian Laundrie's whereabouts but notice that stories from his parents about their son were a little strange and not exactly adding up to the missing puzzles. The statement comes after Brian's dad Christopher joined authorities on Thursday to look for his 23-year-old missing son. Speaking to reporter Brian Entin yesterday, the spokesman for the Nort Port Police Department, Josh Taylor, claims there is "a lot of oddness" in the story of Brian's parents. "I don't necessarily know what to believe anymore. I think i...

Kanye West spotted having coffee with Michael Cohen in NYC -- ahead of estranged wife Kim Kardashian's SNL debut

Kanye West never ceases to surprise his fans with his very unpredictable move as this time he was spotted getting coffee with Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen in New York City. The two were seen sharing a table at Sant Ambroeus on the Upper East Side. Page Six's informer filmed a video of the unlikely duo's gathering on Thursday. It is still unclear what the rapper and disbarred lawyer were discussing. What's even more confusing is Cohen is supposedly under house arrest after he was found guilty of financial fraud, tax evasion, and lying to Congress. The possible connection that Ka...

Dog The Bounty Hunter joins search for fugitive Brian Laundrie

Dog The Bounty Hunter, has decided to put his skills to good use and has joined the manhunt to find Brian Laundrie. The latter has been declared a "person of interest" in the connection of Gabby Petito's homicide. The 68-year-old TV personality was seen wandering around Laundrie's residence, poking his head at the corner of the house before banging on the door of their home in North Port, Florida. In a video posted by reporter Brian Entine, Dog was also spotted chatting to neighbors in an effort to find information about Laundrie. However, the Laundries did not respond when Dog knocked on thei...

Harvey Weinstein's ex-wife Georgina Chapman walks alongside Disgraced Mogul's accuser Lupita Nyong'O at Met Gala

Harvey Weinstein's ex-wife Georgina Chapman put on a brave face, walking the red carpet at the Met Gala alongside one of her former husband's accusers, Lupita Nyong'O. The 45-year-old former model-turned-fashion-designer — who shares two children with the convicted sex offender — put on her best shiny gown and slapped on a smile, marking her first major appearance since the #MeToo movement that exposed her then husband's abuse of power. Wearing a grey bejeweled gown from the flapper-era for the Monday evening theme In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion, Georgina did not make her big debut alongside...