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Showtime Cancels ‘SMILF’ After Reports Of On-Set Misconduct

Showtime has canceled the comedy series “SMILF” after two seasons. In addition, ABC studios, which produces the show, has suspended a development deal with its creator, star and executive producer Frankie Shaw. The announcements came after a December story in The Hollywood Reporter that detailed allegations of abusive on-set behavior and violations of industry rules by Shaw, who also directs some episodes of the show. Shaw denied the allegations. ...Read more

R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Defend Him In New CBS Television Interview

After hearing from R. Kelly during his interview with Gayle King on CBS This Morning, it was his girlfriends’ turn. Azriel Clary, 21, and Joycelyn Savage, 23, sat down with King as part of the network’s interviews with the two women and Kelly this week. King noted that Kelly was nearby as they filmed the interview and his team had agreed he would not be present, but the women were aware he was there.  ...Read more