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Taran Killam To Play Donald Trump On ‘Saturday Night Live’ – And the most coveted assignment on Saturday Night Live goes to — Taran Killam. I have learned that the SNL standout has landed the part of reality star-turned Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is expected to be a fixture on the NBC late-night sketch comedy in the upcoming 41st season, starting with the Oct. 3 premiere. I hear several current cast members auditioned for the role, which went to Killam. – Read more at Deadline
X Factor Contestant Diamond White Is All Grown Up – And Has a Hot New Single – White, who has been busy providing voices for characters on cartoons like Sofia the First, Haunted Hathaways, and Transformers: Rescue Bots, will also be voicing a character on the highly anticipated Lion King spinoff series The Lion Guard – but she’s most excited to share her “feel-good nostalgia” music with her fans. Diamond was a finalist on X Factor Season 2 at 12 years old. Watch her video for “Born Rich” at People.
Project Grand Slam Brings the ‘Fire’ With Kat Robichaud’s Hendrix Cover – Project Grand Slam, or PGS, is the brainchild of bandleader/bassist/composer Robert Miller, who at age 19 trained with Jimmy Garrison (John Coltrane’s bassist) and went on to an illustrious, nearly five-decade career playing with the jazz world’s elite. And now PGS is introducing a whole new generation to jazz fusion – collaborating with The Voice Season 5’s glam diva Kat Robichaud on the recent original “New York City Groove“ and a truly fiery new cover of Jimi Hendrix’s “Fire.” – See the Video at Reality Rocks
Bindi Irwin Gets Emotional as She Reveals Her Favorite Memory of Her Father Steve Irwin During DWTS Rehearsal – The theme of Monday’s episode of the ABC reality hit is “Hometown Glory” night, which will find each couple will dance two new dance styles to songs that remind the celebrity and pro dancer of the places that shaped who they are today. And one of the songs Bindi and partner Derek Hough will dance to is a song she once danced to with her father at Australia Zoo aka her hometown. – See the Video at EOnline\\