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Jennifer Aniston, Jimmy Kimmel nearly burned down the constructing

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The 2020 Emmys had been on hearth — nearly actually.

For one, it was the primary mostly-virtual ceremony within the occasion’s 72 years, because it needed to modify to the pandemic. For an additional, Zendaya made historical past at 24 because the youngest girl to win the Finest Actress in a drama prize — even when her followers railed towards The Publish for misinterpreting the phrase “upset” in our reporting on her shock conquer the likes of Jennifer Aniston and Laura Linney.

However it additionally practically burned down the venue, LA’s Staples Heart.

Host Jimmy Kimmel, 52, did a bit with Aniston, 51, the place they sprayed an envelope with Lysol and set it on hearth to “sanitize it.” Though they’d an extinguisher, the hearth did not exit the way in which it did after they practiced in rehearsals, in line with co-head author of “Jimmy Kimmel Reside” Molly McNearney, who mentioned probably the most surprising second of the night time was “nearly burning down the Staples Heart.”

“That was very scary, by the way in which,” McNearney instructed Selection. “… That was not the way in which it was alleged to go. That extinguisher was alleged to extinguish the primary time and it didn’t. I’ve to inform you that I liked watching it from the sideline, I used to be there understanding that neither of these two, Jen or Jimmy, had any thought that fireplace was crawling up that third time was fairly thrilling for us.”

McNearny, 42, who can be Kimmel’s spouse (they’ve been married since 2013 and have a 6-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son) says she didn’t intervene as a result of she had confidence in her husband to show a sticky state of affairs round rapidly.

“I could have grabbed some arms to carry them again,” she mentioned. “Which is sort of loopy, ‘let my husband burn!’ However I didn’t need individuals speeding out. I knew that they’d determine it out. I knew they’d get that fireplace out. And naturally they did. And I didn’t wish to destroy it.”

McNearney mentioned producers had been able to intervene on stage if wanted, particularly since wildfires proceed to ravage California.

“Not a good time to be lighting issues on hearth in California,” she added.

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Ps 5 lifts Sony’s outcomes regardless of Hollywood shutdown

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Sony Corp. stated Wednesday that sturdy demand for its upcoming online game console PlayStation 5 helped offset continued income and revenue declines at its Hollywood studio, Sony Photos Leisure.

The Japan-based conglomerate stated working revenue rose 13.9 p.c to $three million for the three months ended Sept. 30, as income for the interval remained flat at $20.2 billion. Housebound customers gravitated towards gaming throughout the pandemic as PlayStation Four juiced the corporate’s income throughout the quarter by $4.9 billion.

Sony, which is predicted to launch it new PlayStation 5 console subsequent month, stated it expects to promote 7.6 million items or extra within the yr via March.

The corporate raised its annual revenue forecast by 13 p.c to $6.7 billion, though the agency’s leisure division has gotten squeezed by the pandemic. Like different Hollywood studios, Sony Photos delayed its whole slate of movies this yr into 2021.

The studio pushed Jason Reitman’s  “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” from July 2020 to March 5, 2021, in addition to vampire superhero movie “Morbius,” starring Jared Leto from July to March 19, 2021.

The corporate stated working earnings for the quarter fell 18.three p.c to $299 million as income sank 25 p.c to $615 million.

Sony cited “vital lower in theatrical revenues as a consequence of theater closings, decrease promoting revenues for media networks, and decrease revenues from fewer deliveries of TV exhibits as a consequence of manufacturing shutdowns” for the poor outcomes.

The weakened outcomes at Sony Photos come because the studio is present process a significant restructuring. The corporate stated Tuesday that it could be merging its home movie and TV advertising divisions beneath one roof. Because of this, roughly 35 Sony Photos staffers are anticipated to be laid off as a part of the plan.

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Uncommon Blue Moon rises on Halloween 2020: Here is what it means

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What are the percentages?

A Blue Moon — by definition a rarity — will rise this month, notably on Halloween. Take notice, werewolves.

The lunar occasion means merely {that a} second full moon will rise in the identical month. The primary one, a Harvest Moon, lit up the sky on October 1. It additionally occurs to be a Blood Moon, which means a full moon that occurs in October, within the midst of spooky season.

It gained’t really be blue except there are mud and smoke particles of a sure measurement, which might scatter crimson mild and make the moon tackle a blueish hue, in response to EarthSky.org.

This yr’s Halloween full moon will rise at 10:49 a.m. that day — which ensures visibility throughout all occasions zones on the 31st. The subsequent Blue Moon in a calendar month will hit skies on Aug. 30, 2023.

Full Moons on Halloween are even rarer. They solely occur each 18 or 19 years, the Previous Farmer’s Almanac reviews. Technically, the second full moon of the month known as a “Hunter’s Blue Moon,” so right here we now have a full-blown Hunter’s Blue Moon on Halloween, the almanac writes.

A Blue Moon will rise on Halloween 2020.
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In Celtic traditions, Halloween was the day spirits of the useless wandered round within the moonlight — so think about this vacation the creepiest shortly.

However, it’s a very good month to catch a glimpse of the moon twice, after NASA scientists introduced the invention of extra water on its floor than beforehand thought. The breakthrough confirms that the moon could possibly be a “useful resource” to us earthlings, the scientists stated Monday.

That ought to give us all one thing to howl about.

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‘Borat’ followers increase $50Okay to compensate ‘betrayed’ babysitter Jeanise Jones

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They felt she was Sacha Baron Conned.

Sympathetic “Borat 2” followers have raised tens of hundreds of {dollars} for Jeanise Jones, the mockumentary’s “ethical compass” who claimed she was “betrayed” by filmmakers.

“I believed it might be nice to offer folks a automobile to say thanks in a tangible manner” mentioned the Rev. Derrick Scobey, Jones’ pastor at Oklahoma’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, who spearheaded the crowdfunding marketing campaign.

In filmmaker Sacha Baron Cohen’s satirical flick, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” Jones, 62, performs the employed babysitter for Borat’s daughter Tutar (portrayed by newcomer Maria Bakalova), who’s slated to be married off to an older man. Nevertheless, the Oklahoma native informed the Put up that she was tricked by recruiters into pondering that the movie was an actual documentary about grooming gangs.

“I’m pondering that is for actual so I felt type of betrayed by it,” mentioned Jones, who reportedly spent weeks fretting over Tutar, who she thought was a bonafide youngster bride.

The senior citizen reportedly solely found the reality when the movie’s trailer got here out — therefore why her on-screen efficiency appeared so real.

Suffice to say, followers hoped money donations would ease the ache of Jones’ epic hornswoggling.

Rev. Scobey, who had initially met with the “Borat 2” recruiters once they got here to Jones’ church, launched a GoFundMe web page to compensate her correctly after she was solely paid $3,600 for the function. Up to now, the fundraiser has garnered nearly $50,000 of its $100,000 objective as of Wednesday morning.

“She is without doubt one of the most genuine folks I’ve ever met,” the pastor wrote on the fundraiser web page. “One good factor that has come from that is that Jeanise doesn’t have to fret about ‘Tutar’ anymore. She has apprehensive about this younger girl for a yr.”

The contributions are particularly life-changing as Jones not too long ago misplaced her job as a result of COVID-19 after being employed for 32 years, per the fundraiser web page.

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