How Nonprofit Founded by Jonah Hill, Adam Levine and Alicia Keys' Moms Is Helping COVID Relief





The team hopes that once the app launches in the fall, it can be replicated in other healthcare systems across the country.

“We are just wanting everyone to understand that there is the immediate crisis that’s in front of you,” says Wolff, “but the mental health tsunami is coming next, and that’s where we’re going to be in the weeks and months and years ahead, helping kids and families deal with the aftermath of their experience here.”

If you’d like to donate to YourMomCares’ COVID-19 relief, text KIDSGETIT2 to 44321.

As of Friday afternoon, there have been at least 681,727 cases and 31,647 deaths attributed to coronavirus in the United States, according to The New York Times.

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YouTuber Steve Cash dead of self-inflicted gunshot wound at 40

Steve Cash, a YouTube performer famous for his “Talking Kitty Cat” video series, has died at 40.

Nampa Police Department in Idaho responded to a call to his home on Thursday morning and found Cash dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. There is no indication of foul play, E! reports.

Cash’s wife, Celia DeCosta Cash, confirmed the news of his death in a Facebook post:

“This is so hard. I’m not even sure what to say, or for that matter, what to do,” she wrote. “I just lost my best friend, my sidekick, my lover, my mentor, my absolute everything, this morning. I’m so sad to say, my husband, Steve Cash took his own life this morning 4/16/2020. It hurts me to share this. Please understand, give the family time to grieve, but know that Steve is no longer in pain.”

Cash, a musician and animal lover, became famous on YouTube nine years ago for videos of him having conversations with his cat Sylvester.

He amassed more than 2.4 million subscribers with his videos featuring animals talking like humans. They got as many as 17 million views and attracted a cult following online. Merch featured some of his famous catch phrases.

But he was open about his struggles with mental health. Last year, when a fan pointed out that he was more active on social media he responded that he’s “just bipolar. I’m on a manic up right now. When I go back into depression I’ll vacate everything.”

His fan base was left reeling Friday as they found out of his passing.

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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Taylor Swift Has Officially Canceled Lover Fest Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

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This post has been updated with new information.

We have sad news, Swifties. Amid the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, Taylor Swift has decided to cancel all live appearances and performances this year, including Lover Fest. On Friday, she made the official announcement on Twitter, writing, “I’m so sad I won’t be able to see you guys in concert this year, but I know this is the right decision. Please, please stay healthy and safe. I’ll see you on stage as soon as I can but right now what’s important is committing to this quarantine, for the sake of all of us.”

In her note, she also clarified that shows in the United States and Brazil will be rescheduled to take place in 2021, “with dates to be announced later this year.” If you already have tickets for those shows, don’t worry, they will transfer over to the new date. For those who wish to get a full refund for US Lover Fest shows, they will be able to do so starting May 1. Read her full statement ahead.

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Alicia Silverstone Says Fans Still Shout "As If" When They See Her and, Like, Same

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Though it’s been 25 years since we were first introduced to the icon that is Cher Horowitz, we’re still majorly, totally, butt crazy in love with Clueless. (As if we could forget!) And luckily, Alicia Silverstone shares our appreciation for it. In a recent interview with People, the 43-year-old actress reflected on playing the bratty yet adorably sweet teen and how her role still resonates with fans today. Silverstone, who was only 18 when she took on the role, told the publication, “So much has happened since. At the same time, it feels like yesterday.”

Though Silverstone has gathered a slew of credits since Clueless — she even has a role on the new Baby-Sitters Club reboot — she’s still the Cher fans know and love. While fans are “really respectful,” Silverstone said they’ll often greet her with movie references. “Sometimes they’ll shout catchphrases, like ‘As If!’ but mostly they come up and are like, ‘I’m so sorry, I just have to tell you, you must get this a million times a day, but I love Clueless so much.'”

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In addition to chatting about fan interactions, Silverstone also revealed that her favorite moment from the movie is actually a line from Tai, famously played by Brittany Murphy. “I love when she says, ‘You’re a virgin who can’t drive,'” Silverstone said. She added that she was “blown away” by Murphy’s audition and immediately knew she was perfect for Tai. Clearly, they made the right decision.

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‘Outer Banks’ Star Chase Stokes Thinks John B’s Luck May Run Out In Season 2

Spoilers ahead for Outer Banks Season 1. The Pogues started Outer Banks with one mission: to "have a good time, all the time." But by the end of the season, that plan falls completely apart: they find the Royal Merchant treasure only for Ward Cameron to steal it, get tied up in a murder, and barely escape death numerous times. In the final scene, Sarah and John B miraculously survive a hurricane and get rescued from the sea by a fishing boat headed to the Bahamas — where the gold just happens to be — while the rest of the Pogues are left to believe their friends are dead. When asked about his theories for Outer Banks Season 2, however, star Chase Stokes says he thinks John B’s luck may run out.

"I don’t know how many lives [John B’s] got left, at this point," Stokes tells Bustle. Indeed, the end of the season seems to hint at (another) storm coming, with the fisherman who picked up John B and Sarah telling the two young lovers, "I was young and in love once. Turned into a goddamn disaster. It was fun while it lasted, though."

Madelyn Cline, who plays Sarah, agrees that the couple is living on borrowed time. "I think at some point, we will see what they’re running from catch up to them," she says, adding that she thinks the Camerons will "definitely find out" that Sarah and John B are alive, forcing some kind of confrontation.

But that doesn’t mean it will be all doom and gloom. Cline says she hopes Sarah and John B get to ride out the adventure a little bit longer. "You have these two kids who are on the run from something very serious, but then you also know they’re headed for this idyllic, beautiful vacation destination," she says. "It feels kind of Castaway-ish. It’s very romantic."

And though there may be a few fans still rooting for John B to be with Kiara, Stokes thinks he and Sarah will last. "We never know what could happen. Maybe sh*t hits the fan and… we find out that John B loves Kiara," he says. "[But] I think him and Kie are what a lot of our generation and the younger generation need to see — is two people who are of different [genders] that can be best friends."

If John B and Sarah do get their happily ever after, Cline thinks Sarah will use the money from The Royal Merchant’s treasure to open her sandwich shop, donate to wildlife funds, and make sure that "everybody who has been affected by this crazy adventure is taken care of." At the very least, hopefully she and John B will get to the gold before the fisherman’s prediction comes true.

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Shoppers can now check how long supermarket queues are on app – including Tesco and Asda

Supermarket queues seem to only be getting longer as new rules mean less shoppers can enter a store at one time. Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Aldi and Lidl are now part of a new app that allows shoppers to monitor their store before visiting.

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During the coronavirus lockdown, Britons are only allowed to leave their homes for a very limited number of reasons.

This includes making essential trips to the supermarket to stock up on groceries.

Although shoppers have been asked to shop as little as often, there have still been huge queues outside many stores.

This comes as various supermarkets introduce rules to restrict how many people can enter the store at one time.

A new mobile app has been set up to let customers know just how long they are likely to be waiting at their local shop.

While there is usually no way of telling how long you will wait, the app will give shoppers a heads up before they leave their home.

How does it work?

The Supermarket Check In app asks users to share information on how long they have waited to get into a supermarket.

Using the location setting on the phone, shoppers can check how long others have queued for at their local stores.

It also tells Britons how recently the last upload was so they know how reliable the information is likely to be.

However, the effectiveness of the app depends on how many people have used it in your area.

It is also not available to use in all locations of the country.

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Only launched within the last few weeks, it is expected that more locations and user inputs will be added in the future.

The app shows data from all supermarkets including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Asda.

Live data is also available for discount supermarket chains including Aldi and Lidl.

As the coronavirus crisis continues, many supermarkets have made changes to their operations.

This includes reducing opening hours so that there is more time for shelves to be restocked.

Social distancing measures have also been put into place in many stores.

These include only allowing one shopper per trolley and having only a small number of customers in stores at one time.

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Talking Kitty Cat YouTube Star Steve Cash Dead at 40

The YouTube community has lost a bright star. 

Steve Cash, the longtime YouTuber famous for his “Talking Kitty Cat” series, has died at 40 years old. 

The YouTube personality’s wife, Celia DeCosta Cash, confirmed the news in a Facebook post, writing, “This is so hard. I’m not even sure what to say, or for that matter, what to do. I just lost my best friend, my sidekick, my lover, my mentor, my absolute everything, this morning. I’m so sad to say, my husband, Steve Cash took his own life this morning 4/16/2020. It hurts me to share this. Please understand, give the family time to grieve, but know that Steve is no longer in pain.”

Cash’s sister Candida also commented on the news on Facebook, writing on her page, “Rest In Peace my baby brother Steve Cash.”

After joining YouTube in 2007, Cash had since amassed more than 2 million subscribers and even more views to his cat series, in which the animals were voiced.”Talking Kitty Cat 44 – BAD! BAD! BAD!” his most viewed video, has been watched more than 17 million times since being posted in 2015. He last uploaded a video on Dec. 30, 2019 to his channel, which has accumulated more than 770 million views to date. 

In September 2019, after a fan pointed out Cash had been more active on social media, the YouTube star responded, “Nah, just bipolar. I’m on a manic up right now. When I go back into depression I’ll vacate everything.”

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Since news of his death emerged, loved ones and fans have taken to social media to pay tribute to Cash, who was known as both a beloved YouTube creator and musician. 

“R.i.p. Steve Cash you made us laugh & brought us together with your videos,” one Facebook post read. 

“I am saddened to hear that Steve Cash has taken his own life,” another tweet read. “He brought so much joy to others with his Talking Kitty Cat series, I just wished he had kept some of that joy for himself. RIP Steve.”

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back discovers thousands of car owners could be due a £2,600 refund from insurance firm – The Sun

THOUSANDS of car owners could be due an average refund of £2,600 from Axa, Joe Lycett's Got Your Back TV show on Channel 4 has found.

The insurance company has failed to record write offs on second hand vehicles, leading many customers to overpay.

Last year, roughly eight million used cars were sold in the UK, with an average price of £13,000.

But according to the consumer series, many of those vehicles sold were overvalued.

In association with vehicle checking website V Check, it looked at vehicles sold over a nine-month period last year.

It found that over 1,300 car buyers paid 20 per cent more than they should have as they didn't know the vehicle had been involved in a serious accident.

If a car is written off, it can be fixed up and sold but it's typically registered on the voluntary MIAFTR (Motor Insurance Anti-Fraud and Theft Register) database first.

But not all cars have been due to an IT problem, meaning the average new owner paid £2,600 too much for their new vehicle, said Got Your Back.

That means motorists may have overpaid by a collective £3.3million for second hand cars.

How to check if you're due a refund

IF you've bought a car that you didn't know had been in a serious accident, you may be owed thousands of pounds.

To find out if your car has previously been written off, you can check the history of your vehicle on the V Check website.

You’ll need to fill in your car registration number and complete a basic registration form.

You should then complete a salvage check, which costs £2.99.

Alternatively, if you knew Axa was the previous insurer, you can contact it by emailing [email protected] directly.

Although, by going down this route, you won't know if your car had been written off first.

If you decide to use the V Check website, you’ll most likely receive pictures and it’ll say whether it’s been written off previously.

Once you've found out, you can contact your insurer and ask for compensation.

Axa didn't want to specify whether it'll compensate as well as issue refunds, but it told The Sun: "Refunds will vary, depending on vehicle values and circumstances.

"What we can say for all cases is: where we made an error, we will rectify it."

Although this happens at several insurers, the show said Axa was responsible for over 30 per cent – three times as many as other providers – of all the vehicles found not to have been recorded.

It found more than 400 such cars during the period, but as the problem originates back to September 2017 at Axa, the number of vehicles is estimated to be in the thousands.

Axa, which said the issue stems from a previous IT bug, has now promised to compensate affected car owners.

A spokesperson told The Sun it had already fixed the problem and started logging missing cars into MIAFTR when Got Your Back contacted them.

It added: "An IT bug meant some of the written-off vehicles failed to be entered into the database.

"As soon as we became aware of this, we fixed the technical problem and started logging the missing cars into MIAFTR."

"For data protection reasons, we cannot contact the new owners of the cars that we used to insure.

"However, we encourage anyone who thinks their vehicle may be affected to contact our customer services.

"If the new owners have safety concerns, we can send an engineer to check their vehicle.

"And if they paid too much because their car wasn’t in the database, we will absolutely compensate for their shortfall."

In the episode, which airs at 8pm on Channel 4 tonight, Joe said: "I don’t want to overstate this – we reckon we’ve pulled off one of the biggest ever victories seen by a consumer show.

"Axa have agreed to pay out any customer who has paid too much for their car because of their MIAFTR muck up which means they could be paying out over £1million."

If you think you've been affected, find out how to check in the box above.

Struggling car finance borrowers will be given up to three months break from payments and interest, under new proposals by the financial regulator.

Meanwhile, we've explained how to get a break from paying your car insurance due to coronavirus.

If you're not using your car because of lockdown you may be able to claim a partial refund on your insurance – here's what you need to know.

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‘Howard High’ Trailer: This Inspiring Musical Drama Is Going To Be This Generation’s ‘Fame’

HollywoodLife is EXCLUSIVELY debuting the trailer for the all-new musical series  ‘Howard High.’ This new show is full of music, drama, and so much heart.

Howard High premieres on the new multicultural subscription-based platform UrbanflixTV on May 1 and HollywoodLife has the EXCLUSIVE first look at the show. Howard High School is in trouble. The school is about to be shut down for ranking lowest in the state. The newly appointed principal Frank King (Brian White) enlists Michael Kirsh (Marques Houston) to revive the Performing Arts Music Program. Michael reveals that the mayor gives a performing arts program every year and the winner gets $100,000. Frank and Michael get to work in hopes of saving the school, but it’s not going to be easy.

There’s so much talent at Howard High and so much untapped potential. “I’m going to need to see what you all got,” Michael says to the students in the trailer. One student snaps back, “You want to see what we can do, but what can you do? And what can she do?” Well, the girl she’s talking about has one incredible voice. The entire classroom is stunned.

Howard High was created by You Got Served director Chris Stokes. “I’ve always had an affinity for musically driven projects,” the creator told HollywoodLife. “I consider this is the television series/musical version of You Got Served. In my era, there was a popular show called Fame that was loosely based on The Juilliard School in New York City. Being a big fan of that show and coming from the music/dance background that I come from, I felt that this generation needed their Fame….obviously with a bit of a twist. In that, I created Howard High and made it a point to not only highlight the talent that comes from Urban neighborhoods, but also the challenges that the people and the infrastructure of these areas face. I think that Howard High will shed light on these challenges while giving viewers an entertaining, wholesome and fun-loving experience while watching.”

The talented cast also includes Dorien Wilson as Mr. Thomas, Ross Fleming as Chris, Chrissy Stokes as Nicki, Dustin Michael as Darius, Mila J as Nina, Deonte “Dizzy” Jackson as Lil Q, Hanna Malone as Molly, Ray Ray as Lebron, and Shondrella Avery as Sarah. Jarell “J-Boog” Houston from You Got Served also makes an appearance!

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Armie Hammer And His New Mohawk Haircut Are Isolating In Cayman Islands

Actor Armie Hammer and his family are holed up in the Cayman Islands riding out the coronavirus pandemic. Elizabeth Chambers Hammer, his wife, wrote on Instagram Thursday that the family arrived early for a spring break vacation and stayed for safety once travel restrictions were imposed.

She praised Cayman authorities for their strict measures to contain the virus. But they couldn’t stop Armie Hammer’s new mohawk haircut.

Nothing could.

“Killing the game,” he wrote in an Instagram post of his handiwork.

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The “Call Me By Your Name” star has had social media buzzing over his haircuts before ― and debuting his extra ’do this week did the same.

“Is this Oliver’s look for the sequel?” one commenter joked, referring to his character in “Call Me By Your Name.”

“You look like you could be one of Joe Exotic’s husbands,” another cracked, alluding to the twice-married “Tiger King” star.

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