12/2/21 Entertainment News
— Actor Alec Baldwin says he did not pull the trigger before a bullet killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Baldwin also tells “Good Morning America” co-anchor George Stephanopoulos he doesn’t know how a live bullet ended up on the “Rust” movie set in New Mexico. This is Baldwin’s first sit-down interview since the fatal shooting on October 21st that also injured director Joel Souza. The interview is set to air tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern.
— The house from ‘Home Alone’ is available for rent on Airbnb. The house was made famous by exterior shots in the classic 1990 Christmas film. The Chicago-area home is listed as a single one-night stay scheduled for December 12th. The listing is being hosted by ‘Buzz’ actor Devin Ratley, who was the older brother of Culkin’s Kevin McCallister. The 25-dollar stay will include holiday decorations, booby traps inspired by the film, pizza, a screening of the franchise’s latest film and a new ‘Home Alone’ Lego set. Booking will be available starting December 7th.
— Comedian Trevor Noah is planning to host next year’s Grammy Awards. Speaking on CBS This Morning with Gayle King, the host of The Daily Show said he had such a great time at the 2021 Grammys, he wants to do it again. He joked questioning why he would turn the job down, noting the gig is a “front row ticket to the best music concert of all time.” One of the biggest nights in music is set for January 31st, 2022 at the Crypto.com Area, which is currently known as the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California.
— Josh Duggar’s child pornography case is underway. A judge ruled lawyers could use prior evidence allegeding the “19 Kids and Counting” star previously admitted to molesting minors almost two decades ago. His lawyers had tried to argue that since Duggar was never charged with those crimes, they don’t impact the current allegations. The 33-year-old is facing two counts of downloading and possessing child pornography.