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WTF? Adam Sandler's 'Uncut Gems' ranks seventh on the list of movies with the most F-bombs

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ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — (NOTE LANGUAGE) When it comes to giving an F, Adam Sandler’s drama Uncut Gems is up there with the best of ’em. 

That is to say, with 408 utterances, the new movie has landed in 7th place on the top-10 list of movies that have used the f-word the most.  

Sandler plays a diamond dealer with a wicked gambling problem and an equally bad tongue in Uncut Gems, and the f-bombs come fast and furious; nearly three a minute, according to the website Screen It.

For the record, Wikipedia has the running tally. A comedy called Swearnet: The Movie has the most F-bombs, with 935. A documentary about the naughty word itself has 857, while Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street ranks third with 569. 

Here’s the top ten:

1. Swearnet: The Movie — 935
2. F***—a documentary on the word — 857
3. The Wolf of Wall Street — 569
4. Summer of Sam — 435
5. Nil by Mouth — 428
6. Casino — 422
7. Uncut Gems — 408
8. Straight Outta Compton — 392
9. Alpha Dog — 367
10. End of Watch — 326

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'Killing Eve' gets early season four pickup before season three debuts

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Nick Wall/BBCAmerica (LOS ANGELES) — Killing Eve just got a major confidence booster.

The Golden Globe-nominated BBC America drama, starring Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh, scored a fourth season pickup — before season three has even aired.

“How could we not have massive confidence in Killing Eve? It has won big in every major award show and is the highest-growing show on U.S. television for six years,” Sarah Barnett, president of AMC Networks Entertainment Group and AMC Studios, says in a statement.

Barnett went on to credit the “brilliant women” who breathed the show into being, including creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge. “Our addicted fans will not be disappointed,” she added.

Season three of the show, which follows the mutual obsession between an assassin and a British intelligence investigator, is set to premiere this spring.

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Michael B. Jordan's "Raising Dion" gets second season from Netflix

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Steve Dietl/Netflix(LOS ANGELES) — Netflix has picked up the Michael B. Jordan-produced superhero family drama Raising Dion, for a second season, according to The Hollywood Reporter

Based on Dennis Liu’s short film and comic book of the same name, the series follows a recently widowed mother, played by Alisha Wainwright, who discovers her young son, Dion, portrayed by Ja’Siah Young, has supernatural abilities.

Black Panther star Jordan, currently in theaters in Just Mercy, also stars, as does Jason Ritter and Jazmyn Simon. 

A return date for the show has not been announced.

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The Year in Entertainment 2019: Those we lost

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Gudella(LOS ANGELES) — As with every year, we find ourselves mourning the passing of familiar faces from film, TV and celebrity, whether their passing was expected or otherwise.  Here’s a look back at some of the notable celebs we lost in 2019:

Carol Channing — Broadway legend, best-remembered as the star of musicals including Hello, Dolly! and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.  Died January 15 at age 97.

Albert Finney — Oscar-nominated British actor whose career included memorable roles in films including Tom JonesMurder on the Orient Express, The Dresser, Erin Brockovich, Miller’s Crossing, two Jason Bourne franchise entries and the James Bond film Skyfall. Died February 7 at age 82.

Jan-Michael Vincent — Actor, best-remembered as the star of the 1980s action TV series Airwolf. Other roles included the 1973 Disney comedy The World’s Greatest Athlete, the 1978 surfing movie Big Wednesday, the 1978 Burt Reynolds film Hooper, and the acclaimed 1983 TV miniseries The Winds of War.  Died February 10 at age 74 of cardiac arrest after many years of poor health.

Karl Lagerfeld — Iconic fashion designer, creative force behind the luxury fashion labels Chanel and Fendi.  Died February 19 at age 85.

Peter Tork — Musician, singer, songwriter and actor, born Peter Thorkelson, best known as a member of the 1960s and 70s band and TV show The Monkees, as well as the most accomplished musical talent of the group prior to joining.  Died February 21 of cancer at age 77.

Luke Perry — One of the stars of the classic 1990s teen drama Beverly Hills, 90210, who most recently starred in the TV series Riverdale.  Died of a stroke March 4 at age 52.

John Singleton — Critically-acclaimed director, writer and producer.  His 1991 directorial debut Boyz n the Hood was nominated for the Best Director and Best Original Screenplay Academy Awards, making Singleton the youngest filmmaker to receive nominations in those two categories and the first African-American to be nominated for best director.  Other films included Higher LearningPoetic JusticeRosewood, the 2000 Shaft remake, 2 Fast 2 Furious, and Four Brothers.  Co-created and executive-produced the TV series Snowfall.  Singleton suffered a stroke April 17 and died April 29 after his family removed him from life support.  He was 51.

Peter Mayhew — Seven-foot four-inch-tall actor, known almost exclusively for playing Chewbacca in the original Star Wars film trilogy and two other Star Wars feature films, the last being 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Died April 30 at age 74 after years of declining health.

Peggy Lipton — Actress and model, star of the groundbreaking 1960s TV series The Mod Squad.  Later appeared in TV’s Twin Peaks.  Mother of actress and producer Rashida Jones, with music producer and former husband Quincy Jones.  Died May 11 of colon cancer at age 72.

Doris Day — Singer, Oscar-nominated actress and animal rights activist, known early on for big-screen romantic comedies opposite James Garner and Rock Hudson, including 1959’s Pillow Talk.  Other films include Calamity Jane and The Glass Bottom Boat.  Her TV sitcom, The Doris Day Show, ran from 1968 to 1973.  Music hits include “Sentimental Journey” and “Que Sera, Sera.”  Died of pneumonia May 13 at age 97.

Cameron Boyce — Actor, best known for his starring roles on the Disney Channel series Jessie and The Descendants.  Died of complications from a seizure on July 6 at age 20.

Rip Torn — Emmy- and Oscar-nominated actor, born Elmore Rual Torn Jr.  Best-known for his role as Artie on TV’s The Larry Sanders Show, and as Zed in the first two Men in Black films.  Died July 9, aged 88.

Rutger Hauer — Dutch-born veteran screen actor, best remembered for his iconic role as the replicant Roy Batty opposite Harrison Ford in the 1982 sci-fi classic Blade Runner.  Other roles include NighthawksThe HitcherSin City, Flesh + Blood, and Batman Begins.  Died July 19 at age 75.

Toni Morrison — Nobel Prize-winning author, the first black woman to win the honor for literature; also won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, for Beloved.  Other works include Song of Solomon.  Died August 5 of complications from pneumonia at age 88.

Peter Fonda — Actor, Oscar-nominated for 1997’s Ulee’s Gold.  Other films included the landmark counterculture independent movie Easy Rider, which he also co-wrote, opposite Dennis Hopper.  Brother of actress Jane Fonda and son of Oscar-winning screen legend Henry Fonda.  Died August 16 of lung cancer at age 79.

Valerie Harper — Emmy-winning actress, best-remembered for starring as Rhoda Morgenstern in TV’s The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off, Rhoda.  Died of brain cancer August 30, aged 80.

Diahann Carroll — Pioneering African-American actress and singer.  Starred in TV’s Julia and Dynasty, and was the first black woman to win a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, for 1962’s No Strings.  Died October 4, aged 84.

Caroll Spinney — Emmy- and Grammy-winning longtime puppeteer and voice behind beloved Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.  Died of complications from a neuromuscular condition on December 8, aged 85.

Danny Aiello — Oscar-nominated actor, for writer-director Spike Lee’s 1989 film Do the Right Thing.  Also appeared in Madonna’s “Papa Don’t Preach” video.  Other films include The Godfather: Part IIMoonstruck and Fort Apache the Bronx.  Died December 12, aged 86.

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Donnie Wahlberg surprises waitress with generous $2,020 tip

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Barcin/iStock(ST. CHARLES, Illinois) — An IHOP waitress started off the new year with an epic surprise from New Kids on the Block member Donnie Wahlberg.  Instead of tipping his waitress the normal 20 percent on his $78 check, the Blue Bloods actor gave her a whopping $2,020.

This gesture is part of a new viral challenge — called The 2020 Tip Challenge — which asks people to pay it forward to their waiters or waitresses. 

Wahlberg’s wife, Jenny McCarthy, tweeted about their unexpected but generous gift on Wednesday. “@DonnieWahlberg starting 2020 off like the amazing man he is,” she shared happily alongside a photo of their $2,098.45 check.

The photo also reveals that he left their waitress, Bethany, a sweet encouraging note that not only thanked her for her service but also wished her a happy New Year.

This isn’t the first time the Wahlburgers owner surprised a server with a sizable tip, as he explained in July 2017 on Instagram that “My mom waited tables, and my dad tended bars– for years!”   

At that time, Wahlberg dined at a Waffle House and left the servers there a $2,000 tip on his $82 check, saying that when “the staff treats me like a king, you better believe I treat them like queens!”

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