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Magic Johnson announced he is leaving his announcer spot on ESPN’s NBA Countdown to focus on other commitments. Aside from working his magic on the Los Angeles Dodgers, Johnson has invested in business endeavors such as movie theaters, restaurants and a production company. Johnson is also a big supporter of HIV awareness.
Indian actor, Kumar Pallana has reportedly died at age 94. Pallana was best known for his reoccurring work with director Wes Anderson. The beloved actor can also be seen in Stephen Spielberg films, The Terminal and Another Earth.
Someone at the Vatican is praying for grace after misspelling, “Jesus” on a new medal to commemorate Pope Francis. The medal features a quote that inspired Pope Francis to join the church and was supposed to read, “Vidit ergo Jesus publicanum et quia miserando atque eligendo vidit, ait illi sequere me,” (Jesus, therefore, saw the publican, and because he saw by having mercy and by choosing, He said to him, ‘Follow me.) The Italian-minted medal instead read, “Lesus.”
Sony’s, Breaking Bad has earned up to $1 million in memorabilia auctions. Immediately following the series finale on AMC, the items up for auction went live for fans to bid on. Items ranging from Mr. White’s tightey whiteys, to the pink teddy bear’s eyeball were sold for over $7,000 on the website. Sony kept the RV and Walter White’s black hat for studio tours.
Paul McCartney is promoting his new album, New, and in the process he’s making sure to give his fans some extra perks. A day after performing at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Queens, New York, McCartney tweeted he would be performing a free show in Times Square. Thousands hurried over to the location for a four-song show.