The Water Cooler: Oct. 26

DeGeneres’ comedy honored

Talk show host and comedienne, Ellen DeGeneres was honored with the highest ranking U.S. award for achievement in comedy on Monday.

DeGeneres received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center for the Ellen DeGneres show.

Taylor ranked as highest earning dead celebrity

Forbes reported Wednesday late actress Elizabeth Taylor surpassed Michael Jackson as the highest-earning dead celebrity within the past year. Her estate, pulling in $210 million, along with her jewels, costumes and artwork, are what caused her to surpass Jackson’s fortune.

Swift to perform AMAs

Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj and Linkin Park will be performing at the 40th annual American Music Awards Nov. 18, organizers announced on Wednesday.

Minaj and Rihanna recieved the most nominations.

MTV to interview Obama

President Barack Obama will be interviewed on MTV live today from the White House. It will air at 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

Information and photos from The Associated Press.

Compiled by Anna Taylor, Features Editor.

1 Comment on "The Water Cooler: Oct. 26"

  1. Elizabeth Taylor, I bet Elizabeth Hurley will be surprised to hear she died lol. You need to go back and do proper research lol. And I find the information of the publication from the internet, Elizabeth’s estate also made money from property sales and from her films as after starring in 1963 drama ‘Cleopatra’, the actress.


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