The 2020 Emmy Awards by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was celebrated a little different with host Jimmy Kimmel in a virtual ceremony at the Staples Centre and winners giving virtual acceptance speeches from their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Award's wins of the night were Zendaya, the youngest woman to win an Emmy for her role in HBO's "Euphoria", Mark Ruffalo won Best Lead Actor for his phenomenal role in "I Know This Much Is True", and "Schitt's Creek" for the comedy category. Other wins include "Succession" for Outstanding Drama Series, Regina King won Best Lead Actress in a Limited Series for "Watchmen" and Eugene Levy won his First Emmy for best actor in a comedy.
Game of Thrones giant Diana Rigg has passed away at age 82, and her co-stars from the HBO behemoth are mourning her death. For four seasons, Rigg memorably portrayed the razor-tongued fan-favorite, Olenna Tyrell, on TV series, from its third season until its seventh. The English stage and screen actress career in film, television, and the theatre was wide-ranging. She played Emma Peel in the TV series The Avengers, Countess Teresa di Vicenzo, wife of James Bond, in On Her Majesty's Secret Service, and Olenna Tyrell in The Game of Thrones. Rigg's "Game of Thrones" co-stars have been sharing her photos and memories on Instagram and Twitter, honoring the late actress's work and character.
The ultimate talent contest, 'The Voice' Nigeria, the Nigerian version of an international singing show, where contestants are guided and critiqued by four coaches in efforts to discover the next great voice has announced its return with the third season, promising bigger and better experience than previous seasons. The show which commenced online auditions on August 25, 2020, has named artists Darey Art Alade, Falz The Bad Guy as first-time coaches while returning coaches are Waje and Yemi Alade.
U.S. rapper Cardi B filed papers to divorce her husband, Offset, after three years of their on-and-off marriage. The duo got married in 2017 and share one daughter, Kulture. Findings indicate that Cardi reportedly filed after learning that Offset had been unfaithful to her again after nearly separating in 2018 because of Offset's infidelity then.
Kim Kardashian shocked fans after she announced on her Instagram that her family's iconic reality TV show 'Keeping Up with The Kardashians' is coming to an end. In a joint statement Kim released on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, the Kardashian clan said they have decided to no longer film the E! reality series. The statement went on to reveal that the last season will be airing in 2021. Kim used the opportunity to appreciate everyone who has followed and supported the series for 14 years. "To our amazing fans, It is with heavy hearts that we've made the difficult decision as a family to say goodbye to keeping up with the Kardashians," she wrote.
American actor, Chadwick Aaron Boseman, popularly known for his role as "T'challa" in the blockbuster movie 'Black Panther' has died of stage IV colon cancer at 43, his publicist, Nicki Fioravante confirmed. The actor's death was announced by his reps in a statement via his official Instagram account on Friday, saying he at his Los Angeles home surrounded by his family after losing a four-year-battle with cancer.