J. K. Rowling Admits Ron and Hermione Romance a Mistake and Hollywood Farewells Maximilian Schell.
Feb. 2, 2014
By ABC NEWS
J.K. Rowling Admits She Regrets Pairing Ron & Hermione
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J. K. Rowling has finally vocalized what fans of the Harry Potter series have been wondering all along -- could Ron Weasley really have made Hermione Granger happy? Even the author is in knots about her choice, saying the heroine probably would have been better off with Harry.
In an interview with Emma Watson, who plays the fuzzy-haired witch in the movie adaptations, Rowling said pairing Ron and Hermione was "a form of wish fulfillment" and admitted the couple probably "would have ended up needing relationship counseling."
Never mind needing counselling after being chased by soul-sucking Dementors and death eaters for several years.
Legendary actor Maximilian Schell dies at 83
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Academy Award winning actor Maximilian Schell died Friday night, in the Austrian city of Innsbruck following a "sudden illness." The Austrian-born actor was a fugitive from Adolf Hitler and won an Oscar in 1961 for his role as a defense attorney in "Judgment at Nuremberg."
As well as being labelled one of the most "successful non-Anglophone foreign actors in the history of American cinema" by IMBd, Schell also directed the highly acclaimed documentary "Marlene" on Marlene Dietrich and was a successful concert pianist and conductor.
Seth Meyers Signs Off from 'SNL'
"Saturday Night Live" writer and performer Seth Meyers ended his 12-year stint at the "Weekend Update" desk Saturday night, with a truly terrible weed joke, before the cast bid him a teary farewell.
Bill Hader, in character as Stefon, and Amy Poehler were among a few alums who made a surprise drop-in to say farewell to the funny man who's been on set for more than a decade.
But don't get too worked up, we'll be getting a whole lot more Meyers in the future as he moves on to host "Late Night" in the wake of Jimmy Fallon's departure for "The Tonight Show" as Jay Leno prepares to step down.
It's like a game of comedian musical chairs.
Beyonce and Jay-Z Bring Sexy Back at Pre-Super Bowl Show
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Queen Bey made a surprise cameo in hubby Jay-Z's Super Bowl show, stealing the spotlight with a slinky see-through number. The pair's performance harked back to their sizzling Grammy's rendition of "Drunk In Love," albeit with slightly less bumping and grinding.
Bruno Mars has a lot to live up to for his highly anticipated halftime performance at the big game on Sunday.
Dylan Farrow Reopens Abuse Allegations Against Woody Allen
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The adopted daughter of Woody Allen has broken her long-time silence on the sexual assault she allegedly suffered at the hands of the actor/director when she was seven.
In a harrowing open letter published in the New York Times, Dylan Farrow, the daughter of actress Mia Farrow, asked a number of prominent Hollywood actors who have worked with Allen "what if it had been your child?"
The letter follows the controversy surrounding Allen receiving the Golden Globe lifetime achievement award. Allen has denied the accusations.