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Snapped! Nick Jonas at the Met Ball!

The gay-friendly singer and actor Nick Jonas is looking mighty dapper at tonight’s Met Ball. What do you think of his look?

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Celeb Instagram: Cohen & SJP at Met Ball; Colton Haynes not at Met Ball; Jesse Tyler & La LuPone

Call me the luckiest guy at the #MetGala – with @sarahjessicaparker again the year. Thank you @ralphlauren for the beautiful tuxedo.

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Just gonna dress up and act like I got invited to the #metball …no big deal lol. If I'm not there next yr I might actually shed some tears

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I just sang with this lady named Patti Lupone at Carnegie Hall. How was your Monday night?

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When EGOT Rita Moreno sat next to Greg In Hollywood backstage at the Daytime Emmys

Since I had been sitting in the press room all night with my pals Renee Sotile and MJ Godges of LGBT Hollywood, I did not expect to find myself suddenly sitting next to Emmy-Grammy-Oscar-Tony winner Rita Moreno.

But that’s what happened when if came time for Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Sonia Manzano (Maria on Sesame Street) to speak with the press.

Miss Moreno had presented her with the award onstage at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and showed up to watch her press conference.

Renee got up to get behind her camera as Miss Manzano spoke and Miss Moreno, quickly slid into Miss Sotile’s seat.

That meant she was about a foot away from me and so I did what I had to do: I took a photo of her lovely profile.

When the press conference was over, I said to her: ‘You were so good last night at The King and I at the TCM Festival.’ (She appeared there Saturday night for a great Q&A at Grauman’s before the screening).

Her mouth flew open and she said: ‘You’re everywhere!’

So is she – and she’s 84!

Anyway, below is Renee, MJ and I after things wrapped up. They are a terrific team and fun to hang out with at any event.

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“The Bold and the Beautiful” wins two Daytime Emmys for its acclaimed transgender storyline

The Bold and the Beautiful won two Daytime Emmys on Sunday for its storyline that included the first transgender character in soaps history get married.

The show’s writing team, led by head writer Bradley P. Bell, won for Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team and Obba Babatunde won for Outstanding Guest Performer in Drama Series at ceremonies held at the Westin Boneventure Hotel in Los Angeles.

‘It’s really trying to bring daytime into a place where it reflects what’s going on in the world today,’ Bell (pictured, left) told we reporters backstage.

‘The transgender issue is very topical – so much to explore. It made for a great love story.’

The storyline had the character of Maya Avant come out as transgender last year.

Maya had been introduced to viewers in 2013 as an ex-con turned actress/model.

She became romantically involved with young entrepreneur Rick Forrester (played by Jacob Young) who was not aware that she was transgender.

Maya came out as transgender to Rick after a tabloid writer threatened to go public with the information. It turned he didn’t care and married her in an episode that aired last August.

Bell said the show had the storyline in the works well before Caitlyn Jenner came out as transgender last spring and there was zero pushback from CBS which airs the soap.

‘I was expecting (pushback) and it never happened,’ Bell said. ‘It’s been incredible smooth sailing.’

He added: ‘Love is love and you just celebrate it when you have it because it can be very fleeting.’

Babatunde, who plays Maya’s father, described himself as ‘thrilled’ to have the storyline recognized by Emmy voters.

‘It feels sensational. It’s a joy unspeakable. I’m very seldom at a loss for words,’ he said backstage. ‘The beautiful thing we are portraying is … growth and development.’

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Video: Anderson Cooper happy that Stephen Colbert likes to ‘grab his nuts’ before watching him

Anderson Cooper has been heavily on the talk show circuit in recent weeks promoting a documentary and book he did with his famous mom, Gloria Vanderbilt.

In this visit to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Friday, he does his basic stump speech that we’ve seen on other shows.

But this appearance is a little different.

Mom isn’t with him and this allows for a little flirtation between the CNN anchor and Colbert.

The host greets Cooper by telling him: ‘You are my favorite anchor of the news. I love watching your show, I watch it every night when I get home. I get a glass of wine, a handful of nuts, and I go, “I gotta have my Anderson.” Every night.’

Replies the quick and clever Cooper: ‘I like a guy who grabs his nuts before watching me. What can I say?’

The audience laughs and cheers the line then Colbert says: ‘One of the things that I like about you is that you can appreciate that.’

Cooper almost had the last word on the subject by saying: ‘You have no idea.’

Then Colbert says: ‘I have some idea.’

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Greg’s Daytime Emmys Gallery: Freddie Smith! Tamar Braxton! Greg Rikaart! Eric Martsolf! Christopher Sean and more!

Had a terrific time at the Daytime Emmys yesterday which were held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.

They weren’t televised this year but it didn’t seem to make a ton of difference as far as the event itself goes – it’s just such a pity for the fans and, I think, results in more no-show winners.

But there were plenty of stars on the red carpet and I snapped as many as I could as I roamed around for a good hour or so and schmoozed with folks like Brandon Beemer (with me, left) until some lady in pumps and a headset yelled at me: ‘YOU NEED TO RETURN TO YOUR ASSIGNED POSITION!’

So I did …sorta.

Pictured: 1. Days of Our Lives trio Christopher Sean, Casey Moss, Freddie Smith 2. The Real co-host Tamar Braxton in THE dress of the day 3. Best actress nominee Kassie DePaiva who I thought would win for Days of Our Lives. 4) Freddie Smith smiles for my camera 5. Days of Our Lives star Eric Martsolf has interesting look on his face. 6. Young and the Restless star Greg Rikaart 7. Days of Our Lives stars Casey Moss and True O’Brien – True went on to win the Emmy a few hours later 8. Former General Hospital star Jason Thompson now of The Young and the Restless. 9. General Hospital’s Donnell Turner 10. It’s Larry King! 10. Christopher Sean! 11. Brandon Beemer and those baby blues.

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Ellen DeGeneres scares the heck out of Chris Evans!

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Monday Morning Man: Donnell Turner!

Yesterday at the Daytime Emmy Awards in LA, the red carpet was crawling with very handsome men.

But I think the most handsome of them all was new General Hospital star Donnell Turner who I could not keep my eyes off of.

He joined the soap in November as Curtis Ashford, a man with a shady past who is mixing it up with the duplicitous Hayden Barnes, played by Rebecca Budig.

Donnell has been on soaps before but only for guest spots. He had s five-episode stint as Dr. Aiden Williams on Days of Our Lives in 2009 and 2010. Last year he played a doctor on two episodes of The Young and the Restless.

He’s also guested on How To Get Away With Murder, Dexter, Anger Management, Rizzoli and Isles, 2 Broke Girls, Revenge, The Mindy Project, Teen Wolf, CSI, 90210, and Parks and Recreation.

As you might have guessed by looking at those perfectly chiseled features, Donnell has modeled all over the world inc;idong Hong Kong, Thailand, France, Italy, Amsterdam, Belgium, and Spain and booked more than 100 print ads worldwide including: Nike, Pepsi, Hilton, Disney, AT&T, Coke, and Infinity.

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Celeb Instagram: John Stamos! Don Lemon! Raul Castillo! Melissa Etheridge!

Hello May 1st.

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#WHCD @drznyc

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From the Special Correspondents premiere at TriBeCa Film Festival the other night. Some might say I clean up well. #SpecialCorrespondents #tribecafilmfestival #mikepont #mikepontphotography

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Then some nights your camera only takes one picture…this is it! #champaign it was fun! #melfie going home tomorrow. Off until the summer!!

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See President Barack Obama’s 8th and final appearance at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The guy can deliver a joke and last night he delivered many. One of my favorites: “They say (Donald Trump) lacks the foreign policy experience to be president. But in fairness he has spent years meeting with leaders from around the world: Miss Sweden, Miss Argentina, Miss Azerbaijan…”

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Showtune Sunday: All about Tyne Daly!

I took this photo of the great Tyne Daly three years ago at the annual STAGE benefit for AIDS Project LA and on that night she absolutely floored us with her performance of Rose’s Turn from Gypsy – the musical revival that won her a Tony Award in 1989.

Audiences who know Miss Daly best for her long-running and Emmy winning roles on Cagney & Lacey and Judging Amy (plus two years and another Emmy for Christy) may not be fully aware of what a Broadway diva she is.

I love watching her sing because she’s such a great actress and is never merely singing. She is delivering a full performance.

Enjoy some of the musical numbers from Miss Daly!

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Morning Man Classic: Philippe Leroy!

Yesterday I spent all day at the TCM Classic Film Festival and for the first time saw the wonderful 1968 movie Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell.

It stars a gorgeous and lovely Gina Lollobrigida who is now 88 and was on hand for a Q&A before the screening at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.

I was smitten with the Italian beauty immediately but as the film went along, I developed an even bigger crush on the sexy actor who played her boyfriend Vittorio.

His name is Phillip Leroy and if you’ve seen this movie, you know what I mean.

He’s now 85, still working, and has appeared in over 150 films since 1960.

Leroy has been living mostly in Italy since the 1960s and has worked extensively in Italian cinema, as well as in his native country.

‘Eastsiders’ star Van Hansis has date night at Creative Arts Daytime Emmys in LA

Date Night #daytimeemmys @thetylerhanes @eastsiderstv Omega watch @omega #omegamychoice @harrisonshriftman custom tux Cerruti @cerruti181 hair @christinacessnahair styling @tomsoluri_style #mystyle #tomsoluri_style

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Flashback Video: See Prince’s entire 1999 interview with ‘Larry King KLive’

Prince appeared on a December 10, 1999 episode of CNN’s Larry King Live and talked about his career, his new album and why he changed his name.

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Dame Angela Lansbury dazzles at TCM Classic Film Festival screening of ‘The Manchurian Candidate’!

At 90, Angela Lansbury is as big a star as ever and proved it last night as she packed TLC Chinese Theatre for the TCM Film Festival’s screening of The Manchurian Candidate. Before the film, the legend of stage and screen sat with Alec Baldwin for a conversation about the film and her career. I’ll have my recap from the festival tomorrow – I’m off for another day of films!

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Celeb Instagram: Margaret Cho signs new album; Don Lemon ready for take-off; Sam Harris and Phillip Keene on set; Anderson & puppy

Signing the Flexi's for #AmericanMyth! Get the album OUT TODAY by clicking the link in my bio!

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Wheels up. #WHCD time. #whcd2016

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Second day of shooting Major Crimes. Here with my friend Phillip Keene. He has to jump in a pool this episode and spend the the next two hours dragging a dead woman through the water!

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Can't decide who is cuter – @andersoncooper or his new puppy Lilly! Come see us in NEW ORLEANS 6/24, AUSTIN 6/25, ST. LOUIS 10/15 – tickets at AC2Live.com

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Billy Eichner shares his opinion on Donald Trump: ‘He’s a terrible person. End of story. Terrible person.’

Billy on the Street star Billy Eichner is no fan of Donald Trump as a presidential candidate.

‘He’s a terrible person,’ Eichner shouted a panel discussion in Washington DC on Friday.

‘End of story. Terrible person.’

But Eichner was a fan of Trump as the ringleader on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice.

‘I’m not even a big reality-show person, but that was a very well done reality show, and part of it is that he has a great persona. But it’s all persona, you know.

‘He’s like evil P.T. Barnum. He’s like a cartoon villain, which is a lot of fun when you’re not maybe running the free world.’

While Eichner does not want the Republican presidential front-runner to be elected president of the US, he wouldn’t mind Trump’s current wife, Melania, as First Lady.

‘That I can get behind. That’s my dream. What a dynamic and compelling figure she would be in the White House. Would love to see her agenda.’

Source: Politico

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Save the dates for Outfest 2016: July 7-17!

#SaveTheDate: 2016 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival, July 7-17. 11 days of films, panels, parties and more! #outfest #outfestla #outfest2016 #lgbt #queer #instagay #movie #entertainment

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Nick Jonas says he isn’t a gay cock tease

James Franco may have recently described himself as a ‘gay cock tease’ but Nick Jonas does not think such a label applies to him.

‘I’ve been pretty clear with my heart and my nature of just wanting to be as supportive of my gay fans as they’ve been of me,’ Jonas tells Queerty.

‘So there’s definitely not any cock teasing going on. (Laughs) If anything I hope I can be a real ally for the LGBT community and I’m thrilled to be in a spot where I feel like there’s a lot of mutual love and respect.’

Jonas has his second solo album Last Year Was Complicated just out and does not rule out a return to gay clubs to promote it which he did for his first solo effort.

‘I think it’s a unique environment to be in – and it’s a fun place and they play great music, (laughs) and as long as you’re willing to go in and have fun, I think it’s all good,’ Jonas tells PrideSource is separate interview.

Jonas is not only a gay-friendly performer, he also plays gay characters on the TV shows Kingdom and Scream Queens. This has done nothing to quiet speculation that he himself is actually gay.

‘I think people are gonna make their assumptions regardless, you know?’ he tells PrideSource. ‘And I’m a heterosexual male who’s playing two gay actors on TV shows and really doing my best to be the most accepting and loving person I can be because I think that’s the way we all should be.

‘So, if people have opinions or thoughts on my sexuality, that’s on them. I know who I am and I’m comfortable with who I am.’

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See Zac Efron get oiled up in ‘Neighbors 2′ scene

Geez, you’d think these movies Zac Efron has been in lately are just trying to find any excuse to get the hunky star out of his clothes. Isn’t is great? Enjoy!

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