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Scarlett Johansson denies "demeaning" claims that she auditioned to date Tom Cruise

Scarlett Johansson has denied "demeaning" allegations that she auditioned to be Tom Cruise's girlfriend, after a former Scientologist claimed she was shortlisted for the role.<p>Brendan Tighe, a former security guard for the religious community, made the surprising allegations on US talk show <i>Megyn</i> …

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Versace Family Condemns ‘Reprehensible’ ‘American Crime Story’

The Versace family issued a second statement Wednesday condemning FX’s upcoming series, <i>The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story</i>, …

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'American Crime Story' : Did Cunanan's Dad Lie About His Movie Rights?

“American Crime Story” shows Modesto Cunanan selling out his son, but did it really go down that way?<p><i>(Note: This post contains spoilers for the</i> …

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What the Versace Finale Got Right and Wrong

Everything that happened in the American Crime Story season finale.<p>With Wednesday night's episode "Alone," <i>The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story</i> came to a close. As has been true all season, the episode was more about Andrew Cunanan than Gianni Versace, and focused mostly on …

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Did Andrew Cunanan's Father Abuse Him? Fact-Checking Episode 8 of Versace

Separating truth and fiction in the "Creator/Destroyer" episode of American Crime Story.<p>In "Creator/Destroyer," the second to last episode of <i>The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story</i>, the writers briefly showcase Versace's childhood in Calabria, Italy, though the majority of the …

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Here's everything we know about Andrew Cunanan's father, Modesto

We’re almost to the end of the road with <i>American Crime Story: The Murder of Gianni Versace</i>, and that means we’re even further back in time. Welcome …

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Did Andrew Cunanan Assault His Mother? Fact-Checking Episode 7 of Versace

Separating truth and fiction in the "Ascent" episode of American Crime Story.<p><b>This post contains spoilers for "Ascent," episode seven of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.</b><p>Continuing the show's pattern of starting at the end and working backward, this week's episode of <i>The</i> …

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‘American Crime Story': Watch Jeff Trail’s Real ’48 Hours’ Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Interview (Video)

Before his friendship with Andrew Cunanan turned deadly, Trail spoke out against the policies regarding gay men serving in the U.S. Navy<p><i>(Spoiler</i> …

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‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ Episode 6: A Nothing Man

<b>Episode 6: ‘Descent’</b><p>In a poignant moment of this week’s episode, perhaps the most poignant of the series so far, David Madson, the down-to-earth Minneapolis architect who has become the unfortunate object of Andrew Cunanan’s obsessive affection, looks across a lavish room-service dinner into the …

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What you need to know about American Crime Story season 2: The Assassination Of Gianni Versace

American Crime Story is returning to UK screens for season two with The Assassination Of Gianni Versace, the follow-up to the brilliant The People v …

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All The Book-To-TV Adaptations We Can’t Wait To See In 2018

<i>The Handmaid's Tale</i> and <i>Big Little Lies</i> were arguably two of the most compelling shows on TV in 2017. In one, women were forced to conform to a …

Pop Culture

Who Is Jeff Trail In ‘The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’?

As <i>The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story</i> dives deeper into Andrew Cunanan‘s life and murders, it becomes an even sadder series. …

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Darren Criss Has Never Wanted To Be Ordinary

The star of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story explains how he found humanity in the sociopathic killer he plays on TV.<p>Darren Criss has never killed anyone. In fact, it’s hard to imagine the 31-year-old actor so much as raising his voice at anyone given how disarmingly kind …

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'American Crime Story' revisits the Chicago murder of Lee Miglin

The murder of Chicago real estate tycoon Lee Miglin is explored on Wednesday's episode of "American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace." Con artist Andrew Cunanan killed Miglin at his Gold Coast home in May 1997 before eventually heading to Miami Beach and fatally shooting Versace, a …

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Why 'Versace' Shifted Its Narrative Away From the Fashion Designer

"A Random Killing" focused on the murder of Chicago real estate mogul Lee Miglin (Mike Farrell) and the pain of his widow, Marilyn Miglin (Judith …

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Revisiting Chicago murder, FX series depicts Lee Miglin as gay, close to killer

Even at a time when the city routinely logged two or more homicides a day, this one stood out.<p>It occurred in the Gold Coast. The victim: Lee Miglin, …

Crime

'American Crime Story': What It Didn't Show Cunanan Doing in Miami

The book “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” is based on reports Cunanan spent most of his time feeding a drug habit<p>“The Assassination of Gianni …

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'American Crime Story' Fact Check: Did Gianni Versace Have AIDS?

This question is one of the reasons why the Versace family hates the book that “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” is based on<p><i>(Some spoilers ahead</i> …

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'American Crime Story': Did Andrew Cunanan Wrap People in Duct Tape?

A scene in the “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” is based on the murder of one of the victims of Versace’s killer, Andrew Cunanan<p>The second …

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The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story episode 2 review

Don’t worry, The Assassination of Gianni Versace seems to be following a path of giving us a lot of “maybe” information to justify why Andrew Cunanan …

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The Assassination of Gianni Versace: Is it Italian enough?

In a show about Gianni Versace, you’d think it would have all the Italian goodness we’d want and more. But honestly, that’s really the only …

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'American Crime Story' Fact Check: Did All That Crazy Stuff Really Happen at the Gianni Versace Murder Scene?

FX show is full of details that seem too ridiculous to be true — but most of them actually are<p><i>(Spoilers ahead for the premiere of “The Assassination</i> …

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What the Hell Is 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story' Actually Based On?

The show is based on thoroughly reported book, but many of the details are disputed by the Versace family<p>FX’s follow-up to “The People vs. OJ …

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Everything in The Assassination of Gianni Versace That Really Happened (And What Didn't)

Did Lee Miglin really meet David Madson and Jeff Trail?<p>After much back and forth between FX and the Versace family, <i>The Assassination of Gianni Versace</i> has finally premiered. While the Versaces have called the show a "work of fiction," its creators say otherwise. Here's the disclaimer that runs at …

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The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story season premiere review

<i>The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story</i> took the world by storm last night and for good reason. It is incredible!<p>In a world of fans …

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How Accurate Is ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’? ‘American Crime Story’ Has Ignited A War Of Words

In the weeks leading up to its premiere, the accuracy of <i>The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story</i> (writer: Maureen Orth) has become a …

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Who Is Donatella Versace? 12 Things to Know Before Watching American Crime Story

She’s gone from fashion muse to fashion legend.<p>Donatella Versace worked side by side with her brother, Gianni, to help create one of the biggest fashion houses in the world. When her brother was murdered in 1997, Donatella was left to continue Gianni’s legacy. Today, she's the artistic director of …

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‘American Crime Story: Versace’ Offers A Fractured Look At A Shocking Crime

“I’m not interested in his intentions. Find him. Catch him. But don’t talk to me about what might or might not be going through his mind.”<p>This is Marilyn Miglin (Judith Light), widow of the third victim in the string of murders that brought Andrew Cunanan (Darren Criss) to Miami, where he fulfilled …

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The True Story of Gianni Versace's Murder

Twenty years ago, South Beach, Florida was not a place that catered to early risers. It was a beach-cavorting, nightclub-dancing, hedonistic scene …

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Versace family calls Assassination of Gianni Versace 'a work of fiction'

FX’s American Crime Story is releasing a series based on the life and death of Gianni Versace to mark the 20th anniversary of his death. The series …

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