Sheryl Lee Ralph, Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt + More!


SHERYL LEE RALPH SAYS IT TOOK HER ’40 YEARS TO BECOME AN OVERNIGHT SENSATION:’ On the most recent episode of Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist, Sheryl Lee Ralph reflected on her acting journey. "My mother immigrated from Jamaica. And my mother would say, 'Be a doctor. Be a lawyer. And if you can’t do that, then marry one,'" she said, imitating her mother’s accent. "I said, 'Oh, my God. I will never be a doctor. I will never be a lawyer. This is not happening in my life." Despite landing roles on television shows and in films such as Moesha, Sister Act 2, and The Mighty Quinn, Ralph didn’t receive recognition until she won an Emmy last year for her role on Abbott Elementary—becoming the second Black woman in history to take home the award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series. "It took me 40 years. 40 years to become an overnight sensation," she told Geist.

JASON SUDEIKIS AND BRENDAN HUNT ATTEND SOCCER GAME HOURS BEFORE SAG AWARDS: TMZ reports that Jason Sudeikis and Brendan Hunt channeled their Ted Lasso characters on Saturday (February 24th) by attending a professional soccer game ahead of the 30th annual SAG Awards. The costars were photographed in their formal attire at the match between LAFC and the Seattle Founders in Los Angeles—just hours before the ceremony.

PEDRO PASCAL ASKS KIERAN CULKIN TO SMELL HIS ARMPITS FOLLOWING SAG AWARD WIN: The faux feud between Kieran Culkin and Pedro Pascal took a strange turn on Saturday (February 24th) following the SAG Awards in Los Angeles. It all began at the 81st Golden Globe Awards, when the Succession actor said, “Suck it, Pedro,” during his acceptance speech for Best Male Actor in a Drama Series. After Pascal won the award at the SAG Awards Saturday (February 24th), he apparently asked Culkin to smell his pits. The Last of Us actor asked him again during a joint interview with Entertainment Tonight. “Kieran, would you like to smell my armpits?” he says in a clip shared to X. The She’s All That actor replies, “No, of course not. I don’t think I want to smell anyone’s pits.”

CELEBRITIES MOURN THE LOSS OF FLACO, THE ‘ESCAPED CENTRAL PARK ZOO OWL:’ Stars such as Elizabeth Banks and Busy Philipps took to Instagram on Saturday (February 24th) to mourn the loss of Flaco, a Eurasian eagle-owl who became an avian celebrity in New York City after he escaped the Central Park Zoo in February of 2023. Flaco died on Friday (February 23rd) at the age of 13 after seemingly colliding with a window, according to People. “i’m actually devastated,” the Mean Girls actor wrote. Banks shared a video she took of the owl and added, “I was a bit obsessed with seeing this amazing owl Flaco whenever I visited NYC after we spotted him last February (along with a world of photographers). This is terrible heartbreaking news.”