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Billy Porter: I Have to Sell My House Because of Strike

'The life of an artist ... is still check-to-check'

(Newser) - The Hollywood strikes have literally hit home for actor Billy Porter, who says he has to sell his house because of the ongoing actors' strike. In a recent interview with London's Evening Standard , the Pose star said he plans to join the picket lines when he gets back to...

Billy Porter: 'This Is What HIV-Positive Looks Like Now'

He says he was diagnosed 14 years ago

(Newser) - On Pose, set during the late '80s and early '90s AIDS crisis in New York City, Billy Porter plays Pray Tell, a HIV-positive ballroom MC. In real life, he has stayed quiet about his own diagnosis for 14 years. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporte r, the...

SNL Lands More Big Cameos
SNL Goes Trumpless

SNL Goes Trumpless

Lands some big cameos to spoof Democratic candidates in Cold Open

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live went a little Hamilton in its latest episode, and continued to rely heavily on celebrity cameos, but this week left President Trump alone and spoofed Democratic presidential candidates' appearance in an LGBTQ town hall earlier this week in its Cold Open. Billy Porter from Pose announced the...

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