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Alicia Keys Talks ‘Favorite Things’ with Marie Claire Magazine

 

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Alicia Keys is featured in the December issue of Marie Claire magazine.

In this issue, Keys dishes on her favorite things. She even divulges which celebs she’d love to have dinner with.

Check out her Marie Claire feature below!

On her greatest joy:
“My family. I lie in bed with my husband [music producer Swizz Beatz] and son, Egypt, and have little musical moments, which I love.”

On her most worn clothing item:
“I have this vintage Harley-Davidson motorcycle jacket. When I put it on, it has this super cool feeling to it.”

On who her ideal dinner party guests would be:
“Bono, Sheryl Sandberg, Michelle Obama, Tina Fey, and I wouldn’t mind Chris Rock. Definitely my husband, too.”

On the best advice she received from a friend:
“A friend once told me that all I need is three chords and the truth to make a great song.”

On the personality trait she has that people don’t know about:
“People don’t expect me to be as funny as I am.”

 

 

 

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Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Cover ‘Entertainment Weekly’

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The dynamic duo are at it again.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler cover the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly.

The pair are gearing up to host the 2014 Golden Globes on Jan. 12 and they’ve got a lot to say.

Amy on why she and Tina are like The Olsen twins:

“When we’re next to each other we like to hug each other a lot, like we’re in the womb. And Tina’s thumbprint matches my pinkie, because that’s what we were like in the womb.”

Tina on the same Olsen twins theory:

“But I do say the Olsen twins because unlike a lot of comedy duos, we’re not opposites. There’s a lot of overlap in what we like and even in the way we perform, to a certain extent. We’re not Martin and Lewis. We’re like Derek Jeter and A-Rod.”

Amy on her Golden Globes plans:

“We’re going to encourage people to go real long on their speeches.”

Tina on her Golden Globes plans:

“I’m going to tell people to find it. Don’t stop talking until you ‘find it.'”

Amy on who they’d want on stage with them at the show:

“I feel like we’d probably pick an SNL person because we feel comfortable knowing that they could hang. But who knows? Maybe we give that kid Jennifer Lawrence, who I find a total delight.”

“She was hilarious on ‘The Daily Show. Honestly, almost every person we’ve ever worked with, I feel like we’d be super-psyched to see.”

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler to Return at ‘Golden Globes’ Hosts in 2014 & 2015

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The Golden Globes have locked in its hosts for the next two-years.

Comediennes Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have inked deals to host the next two Golden Globe Awards, beginning with the January 12, 2014 show.

The ladies were first asked to return over the summer, following the pair’s first successful stint as hosts for the show this year. With Poehler and Fey hosting, it was one of the most watched Golden Globes ever.

“Tina and Amy are two of the most talented comedic writer/performers in our business and they were a major reason the Golden Globes was the most entertaining awards show of last season,” said NBC’s alternative programming president Paul Telegdy. “We’re elated they wanted to host together again and that they committed for the next two years.”

 

 

 

Tina Fey to Host ‘SNL’ Season Premiere; Miley Cyrus Set for Oct. 5

 

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SNL is starting its 39 season off with a bang!

Alum Tina Fey will host the Sept. 28 premiere of the show, with Miley Cyrus taking the reigns the following week as host and musical guest.

The premiere will mark Fey’s fourth time hosting since leaving the show in 2006. She will be joined by musical guest Arcade Fire.

Actor Bruce Willis will host the sketch-comedy show ,for the second time, on Oct. 12 with musical guest Katy Perry.

No word on who executive producer Lorne Michaels has hired to replace recently departed cast members Fred Armisen, Jason Sudekis and Bill Hader.

 

Kanye West to Make Cameo in “Anchorman 2”

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Kanye West is about to put his acting chops to the test.

The “Stronger” singer  has nabbed a cameo in the film Anchorman 2. West was recently spotted on set with girlfriend Kim Kardashian.

He was seen filming scenes in on an Atlanta rooftop alongside the film’s stars Paul Rudd and Christina Applegate.

An eyewitness said, “Kanye was quite afraid of heights and required an umbrella for shade most of the time he was on the roof.”

West isn’t the only famous face who will make a cameo in the film. Rumor has it that Harrison Ford, Nicole Kidman, Sacha Baron Cohen, Tina Fey,  and Amy Poehler will also make appearances.

Tina Fey Expecting Second Child!

 

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30 Rock star Tinay Fey is expecting her second child with  husband Jeff Richmond.  Fey revealed that she was 5-months pregnant during an interview with Oprah Winfrey that’s scheduled to air next Tuesday.

After the news leaked from her Oprah interview, Tina Fey’s rep confirmed to People, that she was in fact pregnant.

She and Richmond also have a 5-year-old daughter, Alice, who Fey has previously credited with inspiring some of Liz Lemon’s most memorable lines, such as, “I want to go to there.”

 

Read more @  E! Online

Tracy Morgan recovering after kidney transplant

 

 

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30 Rock star Tracy Morgan, 42,  is recovering from a kidney transplant he underwent on Dec. 10.

Morgan, who is diabetic, is said to be doing well after his transplant.

According to PEOPLE,  Morgan’s co-starTina Fey and the other writers of 30 Rock plan to address Morgan’s absence on the show by saying he has some sort of a meltdown.

Morgan’s co-star Grizz Champan, also underwent the same transplant earlier this year.

Tracy Morgan Recovering After Kidney Transplant – Health, 30 Rock, Tracy Morgan : People.com

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