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‘DWTS’ pro Cheryl Burke marries Matthew Lawrence

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“Hitting the dance floor with the Stars” expert Cheryl Burke has hitched her long-lasting affection, entertainer Matthew Lawrence.

As indicated by People magazine, Burke, 35, and Lawrence, 39, were hitched Thursday at the Fairmont Grand del Mar in San Diego.

Their wedding party included on-screen character Leah Remini, “Dancing’s” Kym Johnson Herjavec and the lucky man’s siblings, entertainer Joey Lawrence and performer Andy Lawrence.

The couple first met during the 2006 “Dancing With the Stars” season and dated for a year before they split.Nine years later they reunited, and Lawrence proposed last year with the diamond her late father gave to her mother. “Matt brings out the best in me,” Burke told People. “He enjoys every moment and that helps me appreciate life even more.”

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‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’: Not a good dog, but an okay one

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All mutts are great pooches. Gracious, beyond any doubt, yours strength crap in a shoe now and again, or grab a nibble from the counter. In any case, in general, humankind would be much better on the off chance that we as a whole endeavored — tenaciously — to be somewhat more, er, doggish. “The Secret Life of Pets 2,” an enlivened film about canines (and other trained critters), doesn’t exactly satisfy the standard set by genuine pooches. Consider it a truly decent pooch.

Getting the latest relevant point of interest, this continuation fixates on a terrier named Max (Patton Oswalt, carrying out substitution voice responsibility after Louis C.K. was dropped from the establishment in the wake of sexual unfortunate behavior allegations). Max is as yet living joyfully in New York City with his proprietor, Katie (Ellie Kemper), and his lummox of a closest companion Duke (Eric Stonestreet). Be that as it may, at that point all of a sudden, in a concise montage, we see everything change: Katie meets a person, gets hitched and has an infant, none of which Max likes. Inevitably the infant turns into a baby, and he and the mutts start to get along so well that Max feels he should shield the kid from everything. The most ideal approach to do that is to not give him a chance to do anything.

Meanwhile, in another apartment, Snowball the rabbit (Kevin Hart) has come to think of himself as a superhero, thanks to the costume that his owner dresses him in. Gidget (Jenny Slate), a pampered puffball of a Pomeranian, still has a crush on Max.

The main story, such as it is, kicks in when Max and his family take a trip to the country. That’s where Max meets Rooster (Harrison Ford), a cattle dog who actually works for a living and who disdains Max — as much for his life of leisure as his nervous nature. Additional story lines focus on a favorite toy of Max’s that goes missing while he’s away and an attempt by Snowball and his new Shih Tzu pal, Daisy (Tiffany Haddish), to rescue an abused circus tiger from his evil owner (Nick Kroll). We know the circus owner is evil because he dresses in black and has a Russian accent.

See the problem here? There are so many subplots, it’s like herding cats.

The animation style of “Pets 2” is similar to that of the first film — the Manhattan skyline is rendered in softly bright and busy colors — but also more haphazard. Daisy’s hair looks so silky that you’ll want to stroke it and tell her that she’s a good girl (yes she is). And Gidget looks like a cotton ball with legs, But the rest of the pets aren’t rendered with such detail. Their eyes all have a weird glassiness, and their mouths appear disconnected from their faces.

Oswalt’s voice work is, as in “Ratatouille” and other energized ventures, extraordinary. Same with Slate and Haddish, whose characters are adequate to warrant a spinoff. Portage might not have very their ability, yet he passes on Rooster’s blunt disturbance such that fits the character.

The greater part of the motion picture’s jokes land unequivocally, which, incidentally, just serves to feature different shortcomings of the film. “Pets 2” feels less like a convincing, full-length highlight than like three good short movies, every one of which is just ambiguously identified with the other, and all of which exist only to get starting with one joke then onto the next. Anticipating that us should keep an eye out for another felines are-jerks minute isn’t the most ideal approach to draw in with a crowd of people, regardless of how substantial that point might be.

Regardless of its amusingness — and in spite of some really aww-moving minutes — “The Secret Life of Pets 2” is somewhat forgettable. Chicken entireties it up best with this simple evaluation: “Some stuff occurred. Presently it’s finished.”

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Kit Harington Feared ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Would Be Accused of Sexism, and He Was Right

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“Game of Thrones” often came under fire over its eight-season run for its depiction of women (no more so than after Sansa’s controversial rape in Season 5), but the show reached a new low during its final season as Daenerys went full “Mad Queen” in what felt like seconds, Brienne was left crying over Jaime, Missandei was executed, and more. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Kit Harington revealed he was worried about the final season causing backlash over the series being sexist. Harington feared the show’s final two episodes would come under scrutiny for killing off two of the show’s most important female characters: Daenerys and Cersei.

“One of my worries with this is we have Cersei and Dany, two leading women, who fall,” Harington said. “The justification is: Just because they’re women, why should they be the goodies? They’re the most interesting characters in the show. And that’s what ‘Thrones’ has always done. You can’t just say the strong women are going to end up the good people. Dany is not a good person. It’s going to open up discussion but there’s nothing done in this show that isn’t truthful to the characters. And when have you ever seen a woman play a dictator?”

As for Daenerys’ dark turn, Harington was fully aware how strongly it would polarize the fandom. “I think it’s going to divide,” Harington said. “But if you track her story all the way back, she does some terrible things. She crucifies people. She burns people alive. This has been building. So, we have to say to the audience: ‘You’re in denial about this woman as well. You knew something was wrong. You’re culpable, you cheered her on.’”

Daenerys ends up being murdered by Harington’s Jon Snow, who has come to realize that his former love and current queen would lead the world into destruction and perpetual war. Harington said the twist was especially hard for Jon Snow.

“This is the second woman he’s fallen in love with who dies in his arms and he cradles her in the same way,” Harington said. “That’s an awful thing. In some ways, Jon did the same thing to [his Wilding lover] Ygritte by training the boy who kills her. This destroys Jon to do this.”

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“Arthur” character comes out as gay, gets married in season 22 premiere

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To the amazement of many, the 22nd period of “Arthur” just debuted on PBS – truly, that adorable aardvark and his companions are still reporting in real time. In any case, the exemplary youngsters’ show is particularly staying aware of the occasions. The debut scene uncovered Arthur’s educator, Mr. Ratburn, is gay.

In “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” the cherished instructor of Arthur and his companions gets hitched to a man. It’s not the first run through the youngsters’ show has included LGBTQ storylines in spite of the fact that the last one happened in 2005, TV Line reports. In the scene “Postcards from Buster,” Arthur’s closest companion met kids with two mothers while on an excursion to Vermont.

The word “lesbian” was not used in the episode, nor was the word “gay” used in the episode about Mr. Ratburn. However, the show received praise for teaching children that men can marry men and women can marry women.

In the season 22 premiere, the students see Mr. Ratburn speaking to an uptight lady, voiced by guest star Jane Lynch. They fear she is the person Mr. Ratburn is going to marry, and they devise a plan to stop the wedding and prevent a life of misery for their teacher.

Be that as it may, the children back down when they get to the wedding and don’t confront item to the marriage. At that point, they gain proficiency with the concerned lady is simply Mr. Ratburn’s sister, who is administering the pre-marriage ceremony. Whenever Mr. Ratburn strolls down the passageway, he is affectionately intertwined with a man.

The third-graders are upbeat for their love bird instructor, however there’s one thing they are embarrassed by: his moving.

Individuals took to Twitter when they found out about the scene – however many were sharing their skepticism that “Arthur” was still reporting in real time. Some Twitter clients composed that they trust other TV shows and motion pictures incorporate LGBTQ characters and storylines.

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