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‘The Masked Dancer’ Discloses Identity of the Moth: Here’s the Star Behind the Mask



Elizabeth Smart wasn’t intrigued from the outset in showing up on Fox’s “The Masked Dancer.” But after her grandma died, Smart said she had a revelation.

“She certainly lived life to the fullest,” Smart said. “As I was sitting at her funeral, thinking about life and death, I just thought, it’s okay to have fun. It’s okay to do something happy. Not everything I do has to be 100% serious all the time. I’m more than just a one-sided person, so why not.”

Savvy was uncovered to be the individual under the Moth outfit on Wednesday’s release of “The Masked Dancer.” Smart said she additionally felt that after the dim occasions of 2020, she needed to accomplish something cheerful and fun.

“It was probably the most terrifying thing that I’ve ever voluntarily done,” Smart said. “But it was a lot of fun. I mean, how often does a person get to say that they have a whole team of people working out with them every single day, like five people working there to help make you be the best you can be.”

Keen was exposed in the wake of moving to Michael Bublé’s rendition of “Sway.” She said she had kept her investment in “The Masked Dancer” a mystery to everybody aside from her better half and her director.

“Not that I dismissed these types of shows before, but I think it gave me a new and greater appreciation for them,” she said. “There are so many really talented, kind, good people working on these shows that I think genuinely do just want to make people smile. That was a really nice experience for me, that really helped me have a greater appreciation for everyone involved in the whole process.”

Savvy, who as a youngster was the casualty of a seizing and rape, has become a backer for missing people and survivors of attack.

Brilliant revealed to Variety she anticipated that a few watchers should be astounded by her interest in the show. ” I don’t think most people, even that know me well. would ever guess that I would do something like this,” she said. “Life should be happy as well, not just serious all the time. I want to have a happy life too, as much as I want to have a meaningful life connected to positive change and education and prevention. I also personally want to have a happy life and I’m OK if other people see that side of me.”

Among the specialists, Brian Austin Green got it directly with Smart, Ken Jeong named Karlie Kloss, Paula Abdul speculated Kathy Griffin, and Ashley Tisdale thought it was Jewel. Visitor specialist Cheryl Hines picked Megyn Kelly.

Keen had recently moved to “Boot Scootin Boogie,” by Brooks and Dunn, and in her first scene, the specialists speculated Kelly, Monica Lewinsky and Marla Maples.

“The Masked Dancer” incorporates the element “Word Up,” in which every candidate says a single word piece of information to their character. Brilliant’s first “Word Up” was “Motivated” and second “Word Up” was “Word Up.”

This current season’s outfits incorporate Zebra, Tulip, Sloth, Exotic Bird, Cotton Candy, Cricket, Disco Ball, Moth, Ice Cube and Hammerhead. Recently exposed was Bill Nye the Science Guy as the Ice Cube, and Ice-T as the Disco Ball.

The show promotes a cast of 10 famous people that have “amassed more than 38 million albums sold worldwide, 20 Emmy Award wins, 20 Grammy Award nominations, 10 World Dancing titles, five New York Times Best-Selling Author titles, four Olympic gold medals and three Broadway show appearances.”

Here were different hopefuls and their exhibitions on scene three, “Group B Playoffs — These Masks Don’t Lie!”:


Dance: “All My Life,” by K-Ci and Jojo
Word Up: “Champion”
Panel guesses: Floyd Mayweather, Mario Lopez, Tito Ortiz, Tony Robbins
Voice-over: “It was amazing to be up on that big stage again. It really gave me that little taste of adrenaline I’ve been missing, ever since my golden promotion to Z.E.O. Our mission at Zebra Inc. is to help others, especially those who may not be able to help themselves. Childhood was hard, surrounded by poverty and crime. But also, I always had love, and I never would have made it to where I am today without the support of some great mentors and friends. That’s why I have to give back and be a hero to all the little zebras out there who need someone to believe in them. Sometimes life is crazy but love will always help you fight through. My first dance was a fun salsa but tonight, I’m slowing it down with a sexy duet. You wouldn’t know how hard it is to bring the sexy as a zebra, but just like life, if I can channel the love, I’ll come out on top.”
Previous dance: “Magalehna,” by Sergio Mendes
Previous Word Up: “Comeback”
Previous panel guesses: Ricky Martin, Kevin Richardson, Pitbull

Cotton Candy

Dance: “Sour Candy,” by Lady Gaga feat. Blackpink
Word Up: “Team Player”
Panel guesses: Tara Lipinski, Kristi Yamaguchi, Jenna Dewan
Voice-over: “It was a scary fall. But do you think I’m going to let one fall stop me? No way. I’m used to setbacks. I grew up in a place where life was carefree and simple. For everyone but me. It was so hard to balance practice with everything else in my life. I missed out on so many milestones and I started to feel iced out by kids my age. I even missed my high school prom. It made me want to scream sometimes. But all these years later, I’m truly grateful for those sacrifices. Because I made it here and I’m once again taking a big risk. Last time it was just me and my partner. But tonight I’m with a group of the most talented dancers. So I have to stand out and show the panel why I deserve a spot in the Super Six.”
Previous dance: “Glitter in the Air,” by Pink
Previous Word Up: “Primetime”
Previous panel guesses: Jenna Dewan, Pink, Julianne Hough


Dance: “Up Where We Belong,” by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
Word Up: “Leading man”
Panel guesses: Jonathan Groff, Keegan-Michael Key, Will Ferrell
Voice-over: “Last week was one of the scariest things I’ve ever done in my life. Just kidding. That’s not hard for stars like me! But I didn’t always feel that way. When I was young, we moved to a new place with a new language. I didn’t fit in. Eventually, I got a reputation as a bad boy. The truth is, I was afraid to show people the real me. But I took a chance and jumped. And it worked. I learned so much about myself. So tonight, I’m taking another chance and baring my soul on stage. It’s not easy for me to be vulnerable. But if I can make you laugh in the process, then it will all be worth it.”
Previous dance: “What I Like About You,” by the Romantics
Previous Word Up: “Broadway”
Previous panel guesses: Matthew Morrison, Kevin Federline, Jason Derulo


‘Black Panther’ is arriving on Marvel’s Avengers this August



Recently declared for Marvel’s Avengers, the present Square Enix E3 Showcase gave a first appropriate glance at Black Panther who joins the superhero roster in a brand new expansion, War For Wakanda.

A new cinematic trailer presents the King of Wakanda himself — in spite of the fact that his face isn’t shown clearly until he gets into his Black Panther veil. He will be defending Wakanda from Klaw, who has invaded Wakanda to take Vibranium for his own plans.

The trailer page shows that War For Wakanda will release this August. The Black Panther expansion will be free to players who already own Marvel’s Avengers on PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One.

The expansion had as far as anyone knows been anticipated release before yet was deferred because of the dismal and sudden passing of Chadwick Boseman, who played the superhero in the Marvel film.

Somewhere else in Marvel, Square Enix additionally reported today that Eidos Montreal is making a Guardians of the Galaxy game, scheduled to launch this October.

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Ned Beatty, indelible character actor of ‘Deliverance’ and ‘Network,’ dies at 83



Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as an genial vacationer brutally raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died. He was 83.

Beatty’s manager, Deborah Miller, said Beatty died Sunday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles encompassed by friends and loved ones.

After years in regional theater, Beatty was cast in “Deliverance” as Bobby Trippe, the happy-go-lucky member of a male river-boating party terrorized by backwoods thugs. The scene where Trippe is brutalized became the most memorable in the movie and set up Beatty as an actor whose name moviegoers might not have known however whose face they generally perceived.

“For people like me, there’s a lot of ‘I know you! I know you! What have I seen you in?’” Beatty remarked without rancor in 1992.

Beatty got just a single Oscar nomination, as supporting actor for his role as corporate leader Arthur Jensen in 1976′s “Network,” yet he added to probably the most famous motion pictures of his time and worked continually, his credits including in excess of 150 films and TV shows.

He was similarly memorable as Otis, the idiot henchman of villainous Lex Luther in the initial two Christopher Reeve “Superman” movies and as the racist sheriff in “White Lightning.” Other films included “All The President’s Men,” “The Front Page,” “Nashville,” and “The Big Easy.” In a 1977 interview, he had clarified why he favored being a supporting actor.

“Stars never want to throw the audience a curveball, but my great joy is throwing curveballs,” he said. “Being a star cuts down on your effectiveness as an actor because you become an identifiable part of a product and somewhat predictable. You have to mind your P’s and Q’s and nurture your fans. But I like to surprise the audience, to do the unexpected.”

He landed a rare leading role in the Irish film “Hear My Song” in 1991. The genuine story of incredible Irish tenor Josef Locke, who vanished at the height of a brilliant career, it was all around inspected however to a great extent inconspicuous in the United States. Between movie, Beatty worked often in TV and theater. He had recurring roles in “Roseanne” as John Goodman’s dad and as a detective on “Homicide: Life on the Streets.”

On Broadway he won critical praise (and a Drama Desk Award) for his portrayal of Big Daddy in a revival of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” a job he had first played as a 21-year-old in a stock company production. He made controversy, be that as it may, when he was cited in The New York Times on the abilities of his young co-stars, Ashley Judd and Jason Patric.

“Ashley is a sweetie,” he said, “and yet she doesn’t have a lot of tools.” Of Patric, he remarked: “He’s gotten better all the time, but his is a different journey.” His more recent movies included “Toy Story 3”in 2010 and two releases from 2013, “The Big Ask” and “Baggage Claim.” He retired soon after.

Ned Thomas Beatty was born in 1937 in Louisville, Ky., and brought up in Lexington, where he joined the Protestant Disciples of Christ Christian Church. “It was the theater I attended as a kid,” he told The Associated Press in 1992. “It was where people got down to their truest emotions and talked about things they didn’t talk about in everyday life. … The preaching was very often theatrical.” For a period he considered turning into a cleric, yet altered his perspective after he was projected in a high school production of “Harvey.”

He spent 10 summers at the Barter Theater in Abingdom, Virginia, and eight years at the Arena Stage Company in Washington, D.C. At the Arena Stage, he showed up in Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya” and featured in Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman.” Then his life changed always when he took a train to New York to try out for chief John Boorman for the part of Bobby Trippe. Boorman revealed to him the job was projected, yet adjusted his perspective in the wake of seeing Beatty tryout. Beatty, who wedded Sandra Johnson in 1999, had eight kids from three past marriages.

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Joel ‘Nae Sketchie’ Molina Talks About the Impact of social media on The Nightlife



How this entrepreneur harnesses social media to his benefit.

Born and raised in Bronx, New York, Joel Molina is a very well-known name in the entertainment and fashion industry. On top of this, he is also an entrepreneur who manages several brands and an R&B artist signed to a major label Roc Nation. Joel Molina is better known as NaeSketchie. His record label Sketchie Entertainment. Joel ‘NaeSketchie’ Molina is best known for his Popular Hip Hop Events Uptown.

He entered the game back in 2004 when things were quite different than they are today. One of the main differences is the widespread and use of social media. This is why he is going to share his thoughts on the changes in the nightlife due to social media.

“Spreading the word has never been as easy as it is today. Getting all the arrangements done is just a matter of minutes now. Once that is done, letting people know about the event can also be done by a single tap. When I started hosting parties, all this was done as a very stressful process because you just can’t risk skipping an invite”, shares NaeSketchie. The first party he hosted was way back in 2004. He did this at his sister’s apartment in the Bronx.

“One particular thing that I love about social media is that it quickly connects people. You don’t often have the ease and time to get the contacts of everyone you meet at a party. Earlier, it used to be difficult to stay in touch with the celebrities and their teams that you met at a party. Now you just follow each other on Instagram and it’s as good as anything else”, adds Joel Molina. The Uptown promoting group has hosted several events which have had A-lister guests. Just some of the names are Busta Rhymes, Post Malone, P Diddy, and Cardi B. Naesketchie gets to coordinate events with the teams of these celebrities very easily through social media.

“In the earlier times, parties used to be a little unsafe than how it is now. It was often hard to keep track of who attended an event. This later created a problem in case of some mishaps and even when we didn’t want someone to attend our events. Now it’s much safer as social media helps us keep track of who attended a party and who did not,” said Molina. The venues where NaeSketchie and his team host parties have been changing from houses to halls and then to nightclubs. The safety of the people attending the events is always a top priority for Joel Molina. He has hosted parties at extravagant venues such as La Marina, Cliff NYC, Space Ibiza, Stage 48, and many more.

Joel ‘NaeSketchie’ Molina believes that once things better and the nightclub scene is resumed, things will be done in many different ways and according to the new normal. Let us see what this multitalented promoter has in store for us in the future.

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