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Jon Stewart 'stunned' by Louis C.K.'s sexual misconduct

Louis C.K. accused of sexual misconduct Jon Stewart made awkward jokes a year ago when pressed about rumors that his friend and fellow comedian Louis C.K.’s acted inappropriately toward women. Stewart no longer think it’s funny. In fact, he says he’s “stunned.” The former “Daily Show” host said Tuesday on NBC’s “Today” show that inappropriate behavior is “endemic” in the comedy community and that it is an especially harsh environment for women. He cops to the mistake of turning a blind eye to the rumors. “You always find yourself back ...

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Stewart: McCaffrey can't be covered 1-on-1

3:01 PM ET SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Christian McCaffrey has received a lot of praise since the Carolina Panthers selected him with the eighth pick of the NFL draft, but none higher than he got Sunday from his backfield mate. “He’s pretty unstoppable as far as coming out of the backfield and running routes,” Pro Bowl running back Jonathan Stewart said. “I can tell you now there’s not going to be anybody in this league that can cover him one-on-one. “He’s a special player.” The Panthers took McCaffrey in the first ...

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Jon Stewart to return to stand-up in upcoming HBO specials

Jon Stewart is about to release his first stand-up comedy special in 21 years. HBO, which like CNN is owned by Time Warner, made the announcement Wednesday. The former host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” will appear in two upcoming specials. The network did not say when the specials will air. The last time Stewart took his jokes to a stand-up mic was in 1996 for HBO’s “Jon Stewart: Unleavened.” There’s been much buzz in the entertainment sphere about his next move ever since Stewart — a longtime staple ...

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Jon Stewart to appear on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert' Monday night

Jon Stewart predicts Trump’s next move He’s back. Jon Stewart will return to “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Monday night, according to a source close to the show. This will be the second time the former host of “The Daily Show” has appeared on Colbert’s CBS broadcast since President Donald Trump took office. How the show will incorporate Stewart is unknown, but his return could bolster Colbert’s growing lead in the late night ratings. This week saw Colbert’s “Late Show” — once again — topping Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight ...

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Helen Bailey murderer Ian Stewart jailed for 34 years

The “wicked” fiance of children’s author Helen Bailey, who murdered her and dumped her body in a cesspit, has been jailed for 34 years. Ian Stewart, 56, was convicted of secretly drugging and suffocating Ms Bailey in a plot to inherit her near-£4m fortune. Her body was found under their home in Royston, Hertfordshire, last July. Judge Andrew Bright QC said it was “difficult to imagine a more heinous crime”. Stewart reported Ms Bailey missing three months before her body was found in the “foul-smelling” cesspit alongside the corpse of ...

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Helen Bailey murder: Fiance Ian Stewart found guilty

The fiance of a children’s author who drugged and suffocated her before throwing her body in a hidden cesspit has been found guilty of murder. Ian Stewart, 56, had denied murdering Helen Bailey at their home in Royston, Hertfordshire, in order to get his hands on her near-£4m fortune. He was convicted at St Albans Crown Court following a seven-week trial. Police say they will look again at the death of Stewart’s wife Diane in 2010 following the verdict. Mrs Stewart died after having an epileptic seizure in the garden ...

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Patrick Stewart Is Voicing the Poop Emoji in Sony's Emoji Movie

Star Trek actor Patrick Stewart will voice the poop emoji in Sony’s upcoming emoji movie, it was confirmed today. This is a real thing that is happening. It was confirmed today at the Sony Animation Day event. It was also confirmed that Saturday Night Live‘s Maya Rudolph will play the Smiler emoji, while American Pie‘s Jennifer Coolidge will voice “Mary Meh.” Sony has also published the official synopsis for the emoji movie, which is called The Emoji Movie. The full plot description follows below. “The Emoji Movie unlocks the never-before-seen ...

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Paul Stewart: Football sex abuse victims 'could number hundreds'

“Hundreds” of children may have been sexually abused by figures within football, former England and Tottenham player Paul Stewart has told the BBC. Mr Stewart, who says he was abused by a coach for four years as a child, said the sport could face allegations on the scale of the Jimmy Savile scandal. It comes as the NSPCC said more than 50 people had rung an abuse helpline within two hours of it being set up. It was launched after four footballers spoke about being abused as children. Former Crewe ...

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Jon Stewart rips Donald Trump at charity event

The year late night picked a side Jon Stewart may no longer be the host of “The Daily Show,” but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have something to say about Donald Trump and the 2016 election. Stewart opened the 10th Annual “Stand Up For Heroes,” an event held by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival that helps support veterans and their families, on Tuesday night with a 15 minute set about the race for the presidency. “To be here tonight with you guys, my heroes, on ...

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Diamondbacks clean house, fire Hale, GM Stewart

6:05 PM ET ESPN.com news services Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale was fired Monday afternoon along with general manager Dave Stewart, whose team finished 69-93, 22 games out of first place, and missed the playoffs again. The team announced in a release on Monday that it will discuss an appropriate role for chief baseball officer Tony La Russa in the future. “We are very grateful to Dave and Chip, who are widely respected throughout the game of baseball,” said Arizona managing general partner Ken Kendrick. “Ultimately the results have not ...

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