SCARLETT JOHANSSON, COLN JOST WED
LOS ANGELES (AP) – As usual, Colin Jost spent this past weekend preparing to do “Saturday Night Live” and the “Weekend Update” segment. But that wasn’t the only news he produced during that time. He is now a married man. He and Scarlett Johansson were hitched over the weekend, according to an announcement from Meals on Wheels America. The organization says it was an intimate ceremony – and was done under COVID-19 safety precautions. Johannson and Jost dated for two years before they were engaged. It’s her third marriage, his first.
JUDGE JUDY MOVING INTO THE STREAM
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Judge Judy is banging her gavel into the stream. The TV arbiter will be taking her brand of justice to IMDb TV, the free digital service from Amazon. Judith Sheindlin had announced some time ago she was planning to end her syndicated court-fest next year – but left the door open to doing something else after that. She says she’s excited to be joining Amazon. No title or start date for the new courtroom show has been announced.
DUCHESS OF SUSSEX SCORES COURT WIN IN PRIVACY LAWSUIT
LONDON (AP) – It’s a win on two counts for Meghan Markle. The Duchess of Sussex was able to score two legal victories in a British court yesterday. A judge approved her request to postpone the start of her privacy lawsuit against a British newspaper publisher. That means the case won’t go to trial until at least next fall. In the other win, Markle asked the judge to keep her reasons for the delay confidential – and the judge agreed.
CARNEGIE HALL TO REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
NEW YORK (AP) – How do you get to Carnegie Hall? The punchline to the old joke is “practice.” But the answer in this, the coronavirus age, is “wait.” The famed New York City venue will remain closed due to the pandemic through April 5. Carnegie has been closed since Mar. 12 – and in June, the venue announced it would be closed through Jan. 6. With the reopening date pushed further back, the earliest performances could resume – will be at the end of Carnegie Hall’s 2020-21 season.