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Bayside High Says Goodbye to Screech

Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar react to death of 'Saved by the Bell' co-star Dustin Diamond

(Newser) - As news of Dustin Diamond's Monday death settles in, his former co-stars from Saved by the Bell are paying tribute, per USA Today . "Dustin, you will be missed my man," Mario Lopez, who played AC Slater on the '90s sitcom, posted online to the guy best...

Saved by the Bell Stars React to Dustin Diamond's Cancer News

Mario Lopez, Tiffani Thiessen send well wishes to former co-star 'Screech'

(Newser) - The news of Dustin Diamond's stage 4 cancer is making the rounds, and some former colleagues are now offering up their good wishes. On Thursday, People magazine put up an Instagram post with news of Diamond's diagnosis, and fans flooded the comments with good thoughts for the 44-year-old...

Combine Lifetime Channel With KFC, and You Get This

Mario Lopez stars as a man with 'a secret fried chicken recipe and a dream'

(Newser) - Lifetime is known for churning out romantic movies. KFC is known for its finger-licking-good chicken. Combine the two and you have A Recipe for Seduction, an original Lifetime "mini movie" about a "steamy holiday love affair" between a heiress and a muscular Colonel Sanders, played by Mario Lopez....

Saved by the Bell Star Feels 'Hurt' After Snub

Lark Voorhies will not be in the reboot

(Newser) - Saved by the Bell is returning—but Lark Voorhies, who played Lisa Turtle, says she wasn't invited. In an interview with Dr. Oz that will air in full Wednesday, Voorhies says she felt "slighted and hurt" that she wasn't asked to be part of the reboot or...

Mario Lopez's Comments on Trans Kids Did Not Go Over Well

'Extra' host is apologizing after backlash

(Newser) - Mario Lopez apologized Wednesday for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it's "dangerous" and "alarming" for parents to honor the wishes of young children who identify with a gender other than the one assigned at birth, the AP reports. "The comments I made were ignorant and...

Fallon Stages Saved by the Bell Reunion

'Tonight Show' host has been trying to do this for years

(Newser) - During the Tonight Show's week in LA, Jimmy Fallon took another one of his trips down memory lane last night, reuniting much of the Saved by the Bell cast for a skit about Fallon's supposed days with them at Bayside High. Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Zack), Tiffani Thiessen (Kelly), Mario...

This Is Real: Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Movie

We're so excited! We're so excited! We're so scared

(Newser) - Children of the '80s who grew up loving Saved by the Bell, we have figured out your Labor Day plans: You are going to stay home and watch The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story on Lifetime at 9pm ET. The movie features actors portraying the Saved by the ...

15 Stars Who Said 'No' to Nudie Mags

Even the apparently fame-seeking have declined

(Newser) - Not all celebrities want to take it all off, especially for flesh mags like Playboy and Playgirl. Celebuzz lists 15 who've turned down an offer to strip down:
  • JWoww: Just because one is a reality show star from Jersey Shore doesn't necessarily mean one wants to pose for Playboy ... even

Mario Lopez Urged Girlfriend to Get Lipo, Boob Job

He encouraged plastic surgery, intense workouts

(Newser) - Mario Lopez admits that he's obsessed with fitness, but apparently he wants those around him to look good, too. The New York Post reports that the Extra host encouraged girlfriend Courtney Mazza to work out with a trainer and get a boob job and lipo (which she did). "Once...

Miss Va. Is New Miss America
 Miss Va. Is New Miss America 

Miss Va. Is New Miss America

Caressa Cameron won her state's pageant on fourth try

(Newser) - A 22-year-old Virginia woman who said she once thought her only talent was singing is the nation's newest Miss America. Caressa Cameron, the first black Miss America since 2005, is a broadcast journalism student at Virginia Commonwealth University with an eye on a master's degree and becoming a news anchor....

11 Scandals From Saved by the Bell Tell-All

 11 Scandals From 
 Saved by the Bell 
dustin dishes dirt

11 Scandals From Saved by the Bell Tell-All

Dustin Diamond's 'Behind the Bell' offers a behind-the-scenes look

(Newser) - Sam Greenspan read Dustin "Screech" Diamond’s autobiography/Saved by the Bell tell-all Behind the Bell so that you wouldn’t have to. He offers up “the 11 most ridiculous, salacious and lurid sex (and drug) scandals” on 11 Points :
  • Dustin Diamond is a sex god: Yes, he and

Lopez Lands Extra Anchor Slot
 Lopez Lands Extra Anchor Slot

Lopez Lands Extra Anchor Slot

Will be solo emcee of the entertainment show

(Newser) - Mario Lopez will become the solo anchor for Extra when the entertainment news show’s 15th season kicks off in September, Variety reports. The former weekend co-host, best known for his stints on Dancing With the Stars and the teen sitcom Saved By the Bell, replaces Dayna Devon and Mark...

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