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July 8, 2015 | By Howard Gensler, Daily News
Avoiding sex? Seattle Seahawks quarterback  Russell Wilson , who abstained from handing the ball to powerhouse running back  Marshawn Lynch  at the end of his team's Super Bowl loss in February, is also abstaining from something equally difficult to understand: Sex with his girlfriend  Ciara . According to q13fox.com, Wilson joined The Rock Church's  Miles McPherson  Sunday to talk about his relationship with God,...
NEWS
July 8, 2015 | By Jeremy Roebuck, Inquirer Staff Writer
Bill Cosby testified that he gave powerful sedatives to a 19-year-old woman in 1976 before the two had what he described as consensual sex, according to court filings unsealed Monday from a 2005 lawsuit. The now-77-year-old actor-comedian said under oath that he had obtained seven prescriptions for Quaaludes, a depressant, with the intent to use them in sexual encounters with women. He later said he gave them to only the 19-year-old, whom he met backstage at a Las Vegas comedy show.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 7, 2015 | Ellen Gray, Daily News
*  CHASING LIFE. 9 tonight, ABC Family. Season 2 premiere of the drama about a twentysomething journalist fighting cancer finds April (Italia Ricci) newly engaged and newly unemployed. *  POV: TOUGH LOVE. 10 tonight, WHYY12. Documentary looks at the child-welfare system through the experiences of parents in New York and Seattle trying to win back custody of their children. *  SUITS. 9 p.m. Wednesday, USA. Charles Barkley has a cameo this week on the show he reportedly loves.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 4, 2015 | By Tirdad Derakhshani, Inquirer Staff Writer
Cosby won't face charges Edwin J. Jacobs Jr. , of the Jacobs & Barbone law firm in Atlantic City, says he is Bill Cosby's lawyer, and as such, he released a statement Wednesday. Says the Cos will not face charges connected to allegations by Lili Bernard from The Cosby Show . "As of this writing," Jacobs writes, "the office of the Atlantic County prosecutor has terminated its investigation, closed its file, and so notified Ms. Bernard's lawyer. " No comment from the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office.
NEWS
May 17, 2015 | By Tirdad Derakhshani, Inquirer Staff Writer
Cosby talks, says little Given the sexual-assault allegations made against him by 40 women, we'd have thought Bill Cosby would avoid the media. But there he was, chatting away Friday on Good Morning America . He disclosed little of any substance   . "I have been in this business for 52 years, and I've never seen anything like this," Cosby, 77, told Linsey Davis of the sheer tonnage of trouble piled his way. "And reality is the situation, and I can't speak. " So what would Cosby, a champion of education, tell youngsters if they asked him about the women's charges?
NEWS
April 17, 2015 | By Jenny DeHuff
  P EARCE BUNTING , who played the bootlegger Bill McCoy in the hit HBO series "Boardwalk Empire," with Steve Buscemi , has returned to his hometown of Philadelphia to step into a new role. Edward Albee 's 1962 play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" premieres Wednesday night at the Plays & Players Theatre (1714 Delancey Place), in Rittenhouse Square. Bunting portrays the passive-aggressive George, who gradually loses his patience with his taunting, drunk wife, Martha, after she brings home a younger, married couple who - over the course of several hours of drinking - become enmeshed in George and Martha's domestic disputes.
NEWS
April 13, 2015 | By Susan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writer
Temple University's May 8 commencement will proceed this year without one of its staples - an address by disgraced entertainer and alum Bill Cosby. University officials confirmed Saturday that Cosby - who resigned his position on the board of trustees in December as numerous decades-old allegations of sexual assault mounted - will not speak at Temple's commencement. Multiple sources had said in December that he would not speak; a spokesman went on the record Saturday. "Dr. Cosby spoke in the past as a member of the board of trustees," Temple's Ray Betzner said.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 11, 2015 | By Tirdad Derakhshani, Inquirer Staff Writer
Cosby breaks no silence   On Monday, Bill Cosby released a video in which he speaks excitedly on the phone about his upcoming show in Wheeling, W.Va. "You know I'll be hilarious," he says. No mention of anything else. None. Also on the site: "Hey. Hey. Hey. I'm far from finished. "   'Toy Story' wants love They're doing a Toy Story 4 ? Really???? So says Pixar prez Jim Morris to the blog Disney Latino. "It will be a love story," he said. "It will be a romantic comedy.
NEWS
March 1, 2015 | By Tirdad Derakhshani, Inquirer Staff Writer
It was for Julie Christopher Plummer missed last weekend's Academy Awards, which paid tribute to his 1965 classic The Sound of Music , to allow costar Julie Andrews to bask in the glow. "It was really a tribute to Julie. It's her movie," Plummer, 85, tells People. "Had I appeared there, I would have looked like a spare [obscenity] at a wedding. That's the most perfect description of how I would have looked. " Plummer heaped praise on Lady Gaga 's version of the title song, proving that her Ladyship transcends age. "She knows how to do two styles.
NEWS
February 20, 2015 | By Howard Gensler
WITH THE movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey a box office sensation, the novel's author E.L. James wants more, more, more. Variety reports that the celebrated writer of housewife porn wants to pen the movie's sequel, "Fifty Shades Darker. " Universal execs are understandably nervous about James' screenwrithing, er, screenwriting. If James does get the green light, the second film could be delayed, Variety writes, in what could only be described as "cinematic coitus interruptus.
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