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Followers fume over Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett’s 2020 ACM entertainer of the yr tie



The Academy of Nation Music Awards left followers surprised when, for the primary time in its historical past, the night led to a tie between Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett for entertainer of the yr.

Whereas the award is a hallowed one amongst nation musicians and followers alike, some followers weren’t terribly happy to see it cut up between the 2 crooners.

“After all they needed to make the ACM Awards Entertainer a Tie and ensure a person nonetheless received, couldn’t let a effectively deserving, onerous working lady have it this yr on her personal,” stated one viewer on Twitter. “Over this s–t.”

“ACM Awards with a TIE for Entertainer of the 12 months?! Participation trophy era at its most interesting,” said one other. “Subsequent up can be a World Collection tie the place each groups win! Loser mentality.”

“Severely?!? ‘What are you gonna inform her?’… When you may’t have Entertainer of the yr by your self… and it must be shared with a person,” one fan stated angrily, referencing Mickey Guyton’s pro-woman anthem “What Are You Gonna Inform Her?”

The viewer added: “Y’all know no person compares to @carrieunderwood proper now!

One other Twitter person responded and stated the Academy of Nation Music ought to be “ASHAMED.”

“They know @carrieunderwood is so gracious; I’d’ve instructed them to take their award and shove it,” they stated.

“I’m livid. You couldn’t let a feminine win on her personal. That is ridiculous and so embarrassing,” stated a viewer.

“I simply don’t perceive why they didn’t have one other spherical of voting the place individuals selected between Carrie and Thomas Rhett,” urged a fan. “Think about the Tremendous Bowl or a World Collection recreation ending in a tie.”

Nonetheless, there have been a handful of folks that had been glad to see each artists take dwelling the prize.

“CONGRATS x2 to our high Favorites for EOTY, CARRIE & THOMAS!!! We love you each SO a lot!!” gushed a fan, including a string of emojis.

“In all seriousness, congrats to @ThomasRhett as effectively. He has at all times appeared like a sort, real man,” stated one other. “@carrieunderwood and @ThomasRhett at all times be sure to offer God the glory and tonight they each received.”

A 3rd stated the tie was “effectively deserved.”

Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett both took home entertainer of the year trophies at the 2020 ACM Awards.
Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett each took dwelling entertainer of the yr trophies on the 2020 ACM Awards — a historic first for the Academy of Nation Music Awards.Getty Photographs

The 2020 ACM Award winners:

Entertainer of the yr: Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood (tied)

Feminine artist of the yr: Maren Morris

Male artist of the yr: Luke Combs

Duo of the yr: Dan + Shay

Group of the yr: Outdated Dominion

New feminine artist of the yr: Tenille Townes

New male artist of the yr: Riley Inexperienced

Album of the yr: “What You See Is What You Get” – Luke Combs

Single of the yr: “God’s Nation” – Blake Shelton

Track of the yr: “One Man Band” – Outdated Dominion

Video of the yr: “Keep in mind You Younger” – Thomas Rhett

Songwriter of the yr: Hillary Lindsey

Music occasion of the yr: “Fooled Round and Fell in Love” – Miranda Lambert feat. Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and Elle King


Kris Jenner confirms she is not going to be becoming a member of ‘RHOBH’




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Kris Jenner is not going to be becoming a member of the women of “Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills.”

A number of followers speculated that the 65-year-old mom of six would be part of the hit Bravo sequence following information of her E! present “Maintaining Up With the Kardashians” coming to an finish. Jenner, nonetheless, has confirmed she doesn’t have time for an additional sequence for the time being, although she’s open to extra visitor appearances.

“I believe I might do it simply to go on infrequently and be with my good friend Kyle Richards,” Jenner admitted to Ellen DeGeneres. “However so far as me doing a present like that often, there’s simply an excessive amount of happening in my life … and they don’t want a Kris Jenner on that present. They’re doing simply tremendous.”

Andy Cohen beforehand shared that he didn’t assume the momager can be concerned with becoming a member of the present as a result of she wouldn’t have the identical quantity of management she had on “KUWTK” as a producer.

“I don’t assume she would do it. She is leaving a present for which she has complete management over,” he stated on SiriusXM’s “Radio Andy” of “Maintaining Up With the Kardashians” coming to an finish. “Why would she go away and be part of a present that she has no management over?

“She wouldn’t be an government producer of the present. She wouldn’t have management over the edits,” he continued. “I believe for somebody who’s used to having a lot energy of a present, I can’t see her surrendering that energy.”

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Sir David Attenborough quickest to succeed in 1M Instagram followers




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Sir David Attenborough has damaged Jennifer Anniston’s report for the quickest time to succeed in 1 million followers on Instagram.

The 94-year-old British broadcaster and environmentalist hit the seven-figure follower mark in 4 hours and 44 minutes after becoming a member of the platform on Thursday, in response to Guinness World Data.

Aniston reached the identical milestone in 5 hours and 16 minutes when she took to Instagram final October.

Attenborough’s first put up was a video of himself warning about environmental disasters.

“I’m making this transfer and exploring this new manner of communication to me as a result of, as everyone knows, the world is in hassle,” he stated. “Continents are on fireplace. Glaciers are melting. Coral reefs are dying. Fish are disappearing from our oceans. The record goes on and on. Saving our planet is now a communications problem.”

Attenborough, who has amassed greater than three million followers, stated he will likely be posting extra movies about saving the planet within the coming weeks.

“Over the subsequent few weeks I’m recording messages to elucidate what the issues are and the way we will cope with them,” he went on. “Be part of me. Or as we used to say in these early days of radio: Keep tuned.”

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Maury Povich says his present has ‘basic Shakespearean’ parts




Maury Povich says his daytime discuss present, “Maury,” owes a bit of its reputation to The Bard himself.

“What’s interesting with regards to watching TV, it’s all the time been these basic Shakespearean themes, whether or not it’s love, lust, betrayal, battle or drama,” Povich, 81, tells The Put up. “That’s been the sort of TV that draws an viewers — and has been the important thing to this present.

“I’ve such a loyal viewers that cuts throughout all social teams,” he says. “I’ve youngsters who DVR me in school, younger individuals who work and DVR me and play [the show] at evening, housewives at dwelling. The viewers for daytime discuss is notoriously ‘outdated,’ however ours covers all age teams.”

Povich is aware of a factor or two about viewers demographics; he’s hosted two iterations of the present since 1991, when it launched in syndication as “The Maury Povich Present.”

“That is the 30th 12 months, and my analysis individuals inform me that I’ve handed all people else because the longest-running daytime discuss present host ever,” says Povich. “After I give it some thought, Oprah didn’t go this lengthy, Phil [Donahue] didn’t go this lengthy. I stated to them, ‘I’m not too positive I like this type of identification — I gotta reside with it!’ ”

“Maury” returns for its 23rd season Oct. 5 on a brand new dwelling, airing weekdays at four p.m. on WWOR/Ch. 9, and with COVID-19 restrictions in place — however with all its acquainted parts: paternity exams, lie-detector exams, wild audiences — the entire shebang. The transfer has already paid dividends; as Povich factors out, “Maury” hasn’t missed a beat relating to viewership since shifting to Ch. 9, which has aired reruns main into the Oct. 5 season premiere.

“It’s the best way the subjects are dealt with,” he says. “The important thing to this present, whether or not it’s lie-detectors, DNA exams, out-of-control youngsters … inside 12-15 minutes we get outcomes so the viewers is aware of what occurs on the finish of the story. That’s the most important motive for our success, in truth — and the host has to make that connection.”

Maury Povich circa 1991.
Maury Povich circa 1991.Courtesy Everett Assortment

That connection can be a bit completely different this season, with Povich capturing his present in Stamford, Conn., sans an in-studio viewers and with restricted in-studio visitors.

“The reside viewers is a giant a part of our present, its main heartbeat,” he says. “We’re going to be lacking that, however as a substitute we discovered, in the course of the first month of taping [the new season], that it’s extra intimate now. There’s room for deeper storytelling and an intimacy even within the digital world. The viewers and visitors can get extra concerned within the tales.”

Povich says in-studio visitors will, for now, be restricted to people who find themselves not from states which might be underneath journey quarantines.

“Consider it or not, I feel the nation has accepted this new TV world of ours. I feel they’re OK with it,” he says. “I’ve watched among the daytime exhibits, together with a little bit little bit of ‘The Drew Barrymore Present,’ they usually’re discovering artistic methods to provide them.”

“Maury” is renewed by the 2022 season, and Povich says he has no plans to retire.

“I’m going contract-by-contract and likewise take the Satchel Paige view of age: ‘How outdated would you be should you didn’t know the way outdated you have been?’ ” he says.

“I’m 81, and so long as I really feel good, and I do, I’m going to work.”

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