<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - TV, movies, music and celebrity news]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcdfw.com/entertainment/entertainment-news http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usFri, 28 Apr 2017 15:19:01 -0500Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:19:01 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Kurt Russell Talks About 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Role]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:18:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_kurtrussell0427_1500x845.jpg

Actor Kurt Russell talks to NBC about joining the Marvel universe with his role as Star-Lord's father in "Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2."

<![CDATA[Derek Hough Talks New Role on NBC's 'World of Dance' ]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:17:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NUP_176932_1325-Hough.jpg

When Derek Hough watches dance, he wants to feel something. He’s willing to gawk at gravity-defying tricks, but he also searches for the sensitivity of a moment that can speak volumes.

“It’s that feeling: how does it make me feel, and did it move me?” he said. 

The Emmy-winning dancer and choreographer, who rose to fame on “Dancing with the Stars,” will don yet another hat this summer when he sits alongside Jennifer Lopez and NE-YO as a judge on NBC’s new dance show, “World of Dance.” Based on an international competition of the same name, the 10-part series will star performers of all backgrounds and ages when both groups and soloists take the stage. Jenna Dewan Tatum hosts as competitors vie for a $1 million prize.

Hough fans may be disappointed to learn that his distinctive, finessed lines and bubbling charisma will be hidden behind a judge’s table. He has made a reputation for himself as one of the most accomplished ballroom dancers in the country, both on- and off-screen, and is currently filling auditoriums on-tour with his sister, Julianne Hough. But while there is a time to steal the spotlight, dancers also have a responsibility to give back to their community and advise the talent of the future.

As a child, Hough had mentors of his own who fostered his love of dance. Rick Robinson taught a young Hough hip-hop and instilled a passion in him that had yet to take root. “I didn’t want to be a dancer. I didn’t want to go to dance class. I was young,” Hough admitted.

In his New York Times bestseller, Taking the Lead, Hough writes as a kid, his hyperactivity often steered him toward trouble. To avoid emergency room visits, his mother would fill his schedule with classes so he wouldn't injure himself while at play. Though Hough may have fought against karate lessons, eventually, dance stole his heart thanks to Robinson.

“He just made it really cool and took me under his wing,” Hough said.

When he moved to London as a preteen, his coaches Corky and Shirley Ballas drove him to competitions around Europe every weekend and rehearsed in the evenings to grow him into the performer he is today. Like contestants on “World of Dance” who may idolize Hough, he had his own inspiration during his training years: Ukrainian latin dancer Slavik Kryklyvyy. At a competition in Holland, he watched Kryklyvyy and realized that he wanted to follow in his footsteps.

“I was mesmerized by the way he moved his body, and the control with it,” Hough said.

He has since won acclaim at ballroom competitions around the world and become somewhat of an icon, with starring roles in films and television series, as well as last winter’s “Hairspray Live.” 

Through his role on “World of Dance,” Hough raved he has seen extraordinary performances from up-and-comers. He said the show demands a certain caliber, and his first reaction to a piece is usually positive. But as he goes through a focused rubric that grades routine, execution, presentation, and crowd appeal, he is able to dissect the strengths and weaknesses of each work -- even when confronting drastically different dance forms, like ballet and hip-hop.

“The truth is you can’t really compare the dancing itself, but you can certainly compare the feeling it gives you,” Hough said. 

As a judge, he empathizes with the competitors because he has often stood in their shoes. But he, JLo, and Ne-Yo have a responsibility to offer constructive criticism, and to challenge each performer to go beyond their comfort zones.

“We don’t want to be harmful, but we also want to push them,” he said.

“World of Dance” premieres May 30 at 10 p.m. EST on NBC.

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<![CDATA['Luxury' Fyre Festival in Bahamas Turns Into Fiasco]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:29:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/042817+fyre+festival1.jpg

A luxury music festival that promised to fly guests from Miami to the Bahamas for a "once-in-a-lifetime musical experience" had to be canceled after it turned into a disorganized debacle.

The Fyre Music Festival was supposed to be a two-weekend event starting Friday, held on a private island in the Exumas and offering the "best in music, cuisine, design and hospitality," according to the Fyre Festival Facebook page.

The festival, co-organized by Ja Rule, had steep ticket prices that included a roundtrip flight from Miami, a treasure hunt and performances by Blink-182, Major Lazer, Skepta and Disclosure. It advertised and targeted millennials with a luxury time with yachts and models, with some reportedly paying as much as $12,000 for their tickets. 

But festival-goers who arrived Thursday found conditions less than luxurious, and took to social media to voice their displeasure.

There were complaints of issues getting to the island and amid reports that the island was overcapacity.

One festival-goer, 21-year-old Tom Knight, of New Jersey, said his flight out of Miami was delayed for four hours and when he landed in the Bahamas there were no buses to escort people to the island.

Once they got there, Knight said their luggage didn't arrive for several hours and the accommodations were tents.

"We’re living in tents, the mattresses are soaking wet and there is just a pillow case, no pillow, no sheets. Some people are actually sleeping on the floor of their tents because there aren’t enough beds to go around," Knight said. "It’s literally one strip of road and the house, and that’s it, and all of the tents. It’s like, literally looks like a concentration camp."

Then, on Thursday night, Blink-182 announced they had canceled their appearance at the festival.

"Due to circumstances out of our control, the physical infrastructure was not in place on time and we are unable to fulfill on that vision safely and enjoyably for our guests," a message on FyreFestival.com read. "At this time, we are working tirelessly to get flights scheduled and get everyone off of Great Exuma and home safely as quickly as we can."

Festival organizers said they were working to put people on complimentary charter flights back to Miami.

"The festival is being postponed until we can further assess if and when we are able to create the high-quality experience we envisioned," the website read.

Ja Rule said he was "heartbroken" in a tweet Friday, saying it wasn't his fault but he takes full responsibility.

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism released a statement Friday apologizing to people who came to the event.

"We are extremely disappointed in the way the events unfolded yesterday with the Fyre Festival," the statement read. "Hundreds of visitors to Exuma were met with total disorganization and chaos."

Photo Credit: Tom Knight
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<![CDATA[From Spicey to Kush: 'SNL's' First 100 Days of Trump]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:08:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SNL_Trump.jpg

There have been seven episodes of “Saturday Night Live” during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, and the program’s been handed plenty of material by the administration, from the president’s tweeting and press secretary Sean Spicer’s gaffes to Stephen Bannon’s perceived influence behind-the-scenes and Jared Kushner’s sunglasses-and-blazer fashion statement in Iraq.

The most consistent "SNL" target is the president himself, played by Alec Baldwin on five of the seven episodes.

When Trump's travel ban got stymied in the courts, "SNL's" Trump took his case to "The People's Court." On another episode, Baldwin's Trump spoke to supporters worried about their jobs by comparing his followers to people who "find a finger in their chili" but eat it anyway. After Trump wore a flight jacket while speaking to members of the Navy, "SNL" parodied the commander in chief by having Baldwin give a less-than-inspirational speech during an alien invasion. 


Baldwin also branched out, playing both Trump and ousted Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on a split screen in a "No Spin Zone" segment.


The response to Baldwin’s version of Trump has been, on average, favorable. Trump, who hosted NBC's "SNL" during the campaign, has been quiet about the impression since he took office. But before his inauguration, Trump argued that Baldwin's send-up “stinks.”

"He's gone from funny to mean and that's unfortunate," Spicer told "Extra" back in February. "'Saturday Night Live' used to be really funny and I think there's a streak of meanness now that they've kind of crossed over into." 

Of course, audiences became familiar with Baldwin’s Trump long before the inauguration — he’d been making "SNL" appearances since before the election, facing off as a presidential candidate in debates with Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton.


Baldwin's parody had become a mainstay by the time the real Trump took office.

Melissa McCarthy, not Baldwin, became the surprising breakout star of the first 100 days of "SNL’s" Trump administration in playing Spicer.

McCarthy first showed up, unannounced, on the Feb. 4 episode to riff on Spicer’s first press conference, during which the public face of the White House took an adversarial stance toward the press corps. 

Spicer had scolded the media for “deliberately false reporting.” One instance referred to an incorrect tweet from a pool reporter that a bust of Martin Luther King Jr. had been removed from the Oval Office. It hadn't, and the reporter had apologized. Spicer also criticized reports on Trump's inauguration crowd size.

On "SNL," McCarthy played up Spicer’s defensive stance. 

“Now I’d like to begin today by apologizing — on behalf of you, to me, for how you have treated me these last two weeks. And that apology is not accepted. Because I’m not here to be your buddy. I’m here to swallow gum, and I’m here to take names,” she said, the gum being a reference to Spicer’s reported fondness for downing pieces of Orbit

She ended the press conference by shooting a reporter with a water gun for asking about the White House’s statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day that didn’t mention Jews.


Real-life Spicer responded to the portrayal in an interview later with "Extra." He said it was funny, but over-exaggerated — presumably what "SNL" was going for. He offered some seemingly good-natured advice for McCarthy, suggesting she tone it down on the gum.

McCarthy returned for her second of three appearances the following week. “I have been told that I am going to cut back on the gum chewing, so I’ve cut back to one slice a day,” she said, just before pulling out a giant stick of gum. This time she used a leaf-blower on a reporter in response to a question about the president’s statements on Chicago’s murder rate. “That was me blowing away their dishonesty,” she said.


Robert Thompson, a professor of television and popular culture at Syracuse University, said it’s unusual that the press secretary would become the central person in the comic pantheon of an administration. But in Spicer's case it was “inevitable,” he said. That's because Spicer appears on television every weekday, then his performance is aired and re-aired and repackaged by networks, cable news and late-night shows. 

McCarthy’s third Spicer spoof came the Saturday after the real Spicer made an inaccurate, off-base remark on Passover in which he suggested Hitler never used chemical weapons on his own people. He’d been trying to highlight Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s inhumanity.

Spicer tried to clarify his intentions throughout the day but kept flubbing it, referring to concentration camps as “Holocaust centers.” By the evening he admitted to his mistake and asked for forgiveness.

McCarthy appeared that week as Spicer in an Easter Bunny costume. Not only was it the night before Easter Sunday, but Spicer had previously played the role of Easter Bunny at the White House Easter Egg Roll during the George W. Bush administration. 

"SNL's" Easter Bunny begrudgingly admitted that she’d done wrong.

“You all got your wish this week,” she snarled. “Spicey finally made a mistake.” She clarified that she of course meant to say “concentration clubs,” not Holocaust centers then climbed into a car shaped like an Easter egg shell and crashed it into her podium.


There have been other standout Trump administration characters since Jan. 21.

The makeup department transformed Kate McKinnon into Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was portrayed as Forrest Gump, offering chocolates to passengers waiting at a bus stop and occasionally making unsolicited confessions about his meetings with Russians. This came after the revelation that the newly appointed attorney general had neglected to let lawmakers know during his confirmation hearing that he had met with Russia's top diplomat during the Trump campaign when he was a prominent adviser.


Early into the first 100 days, McKinnon played Kellyanne Conway “Fatal Attraction”-style in an attempt to get CNN's Jake Tapper to give her airtime. The "SNL" sketch came after CNN reconsidered its booking of Conway over credibility issues. “You don’t get it, Kellyanne. You made up a massacre. We can’t have you on,” Beck Bennett said as Tapper.


Other characters, whose roles in the administration’s first 100 days have been more behind-the-scenes, made recurring appearances on "SNL."

Vladimir Putin, the Russian president and possible election-meddler, was played week-after-week by a greased-up, shirtless Bennett. 


Trump's chief strategist Stephen Bannon was portrayed as a grim reaper/puppet-master figure at the helm of the Resolute desk. Baldwin's Trump, by contrast, was relegated to a kiddie desk.


But with Bannon's perceived influenced waning by April amid reports of a West Wing power struggle, "SNL" had Baldwin's Trump choose son-in-law Jared Kushner in a reality show-style showdown over who would occupy the Resolute desk.   

Jimmy Fallon, who played Kushner while hosting "SNL" on April 15, stayed mum and wore a stylish outfit underneath a flak jacket, in a mocking reference to the real Kushner's visit with ground troops in Iraq.


Then, there was the pre-taped commercial parody for a fictional Ivanka Trump (played by host Scarlett Johansson) fragrance called “Complicit.” CBS' Gayle King referenced the sketch while asking the real Ivanka Trump whether she felt “complicit” with what happened in the White House. Ivanka Trump replied that, "If being complicit is wanting to be a force for good and to make a positive impact, then I’m complicit." 


If Ivanka Trump's reaction to "SNL's" ribbing was lukewarm, Spicer has seemed to take McCarthy’s jabs in stride. He was seen wearing an Easter bunny necktie during the press briefing the Monday after the Easter bunny episode aired.

President Trump hasn't shown the same penchant to laugh at himself. 

That contrasts with former President Gerald Ford, who wrote the book on humor and the presidency. 

Ford was repeatedly lampooned as an oafish klutz by Chevy Chase on "SNL" in the 1970s, in the program’s earliest days. Ford responded by making a cameo on "SNL". 

Ford reflected in his book “Humor and the Presidency” that, “It wouldn’t surprise me if there was a measurable correlation between humor in an administration and the popularity of that administration’s policies.” 

Of course, quantifying humor isn’t a science, and the jury is out on how effective Trump has been in his first 100 days. Trump's approval with 82 percent of Republicans is strong, though nearly two-thirds of Americans overall give him fair or poor ratings, according to NBC News.   

"SNL," for its part, is having its most-watched season in 23 years.

Photo Credit: NBCUniversal
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<![CDATA[Red Nose Day 2017: Here's How to Get Involved]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:34:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rednoseday2017.jpg

It's almost here.

Red Nose Day, an annual campaign that uses the power of entertainment to raise money and awareness for children living in poverty, is quickly approaching and the stars of NBC are getting together to laugh it up for a good cause on May 25. The best part is you can join in, too.

NBC's Red Nose Day fund-raising broadcast special on Thursday, May 25 will be hosted by Chris Hardwick and feature comedy, music and a special reunion film featuring the cast of "Love Actually" called "Red Nose Day Actually."

The short "Love Actually" reunion film from writer-director Richard Curtis, also the founder of Red Nose Day, brings together the cast of the beloved holiday movie to support the charity.

And if that wasn't enough, Academy Award-winner Julia Roberts and other stars will partake in Red Nose Day-themed programming throughout the night that both entertains and offers viewers an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children in need.

A popular annual event in the U.K., Red Nose Day has raised more than $1 billion over the last 30 years. 

"Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day" at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT is followed by a special 9:00 p.m. episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls for Red Nose Day," with Roberts venturing to Kenya, leading up to NBC's third annual "The Red Nose Day Special," hosted by Hardwick at 10:00 p.m.

The three shows are tied together in celebration of Red Nose Day, with calls to action to donate throughout each of the three programs.

Money raised supports programs that ensure children in need are safe, healthy and educated, both in the United States and in some of the poorest communities around the world.

Beneficiaries of Red Nose Day grants include charity organizations such as Boys & Girls Clubs of America; Charity: Water; Children's Health Fund; Feeding America; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; National Council of La Raza; Save the Children; and The Global Fund.

Red Nose Day launched in America in 2015 and has raised more than $60 million in its first two years in the U.S. People across the country are encouraged to support the cause by coming together and wearing their red noses, organizing fundraising events and watching and donating during the night of Red Nose Day programming on NBC.

The campaign's iconic red noses are sold exclusively at Walgreens and Duane Reade locations nationwide.

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<![CDATA[Billboard Latin Music Award Recaps]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:01:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/WTVJ_000000029273924_1200x675_931818051539.jpg

NBC 6's Roxanne Vargas has all the sights and sounds from Thursday night's event - including an interview with international star Jennifer Lopez you will only see on NBC 6.

<![CDATA[Top Celeb Pic: Billboard Latin Music Awards, Jennifer Hudson]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:16:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ent_Thumb.jpg Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.]]> <![CDATA['Late Night': Aidy Bryant Once Did Improv With Young Kids]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:34:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-04-28-at-6.32.44-AM.jpg

Aidy Bryant joins Seth Meyers and talks about her time doing improv when she was younger. She was 17 and everyone else, she says, was 12 and 13.

<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump Cracking Down on Canada]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:26:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-04-28-at-6.24.57-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers takes a closer look at how President Donald Trump is handling a trade standoff with Canada, a country Trump says has "outsmarted" America.

<![CDATA[Emma Watson Remembers When She Mistook Fallon for Kimmel]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:17:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-04-28-at-5.23.30-AM.jpg

Emma Watson and Jimmy Fallon chat about the time she mistook him for Jimmy Kimmel. Watson also talks about her time attending princess camp for her "Beauty and the Beast" role.

<![CDATA['Tonight': NJ Boys Toss Flaming Pizza Dough for Fallon]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:00:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-04-28-at-5.29.38-AM.jpg

Michael Testa, 12, and Nicholas Testa, 10, show off their viral pizza-tossing skills for Jimmy Fallon and even light some dough on fire.

<![CDATA[JLO Stuns on the Red Carpet at Billboard Latin Music Awards]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:06:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*168/jennifer-lopez-premios-billboard-2017-018.jpg

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<![CDATA['Twin Peaks' Rises Again]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:05:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/AP435974992140.jpg

The scene still flickers in the memory nearly three decades later: FBI Agent Dale Cooper, Sheriff Harry S. Truman and an unnamed coroner share an examination room with the corpse of Twin Peaks homecoming queen Laura Palmer as a balky fluorescent light blinks.

"Would you leave us, please?" Cooper asks the coroner, who promptly replies, "Jim."

The non sequitur helped set the tone for the series: macabre, surreal and funny – both ha-ha funny and otherwise.

The show where no one bothered to change the light bulb went on to change television. Now, a quarter-century after its last creative gasp, "Twin Peaks" returns Sunday, via Showtime, to re-stake its claim as the program that made TV weird.

Before the dead walked, before Mulder and Scully searched for the truth, and before Kyle MacLachlan became the mayor of Portland, David Lynch and Mark Frost's offbeat logging-town murder mystery paved the labyrinthine path for television quirk and strangeness.

Even "The Twilight Zone" and "The Night Stalker" couldn't quite prepare network TV audiences for the 1990 debut of "Twin Peaks” on ABC. Frost and Lynch set a Gothic stage in the American northwest, floating upon Angelo Badalamenti's by turns haunting and soothing soundtrack.

Evil lurked amid seemingly normalcy – along with overage 1950s-style hipster high schoolers, a log-toting lady and a netherworld-dwelling, backward-speaking, dancing dwarf. Twin Peaks is the town where MacLachlan's Cooper found BOB, along with amazing cherry pie and "damn good" coffee – all chronicled via his handheld tape recorder during two seasons of verbal dispatches to the unseen "Diane."

The show clearly influenced the disparate likes of "Lost" and the northwestern eccentricities of "Portlandia." But the story’s slow, sometimes meandering wind also presaged the creative freedom given to character-driven dramas from "The Sopranos" to "Mad Men," making "Twin Peaks" a partial progenitor of the current golden age of television.

The show bends another TV rule with its comeback, following the bizarre 1992 movie prequel "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" and a Netflix-driven popularity revival.

Sure, programs from "Star Trek" to "The X-Files" to "Arrested Development" successfully returned in various forms, but not after anywhere near this long a layoff. Then again, Lynch and Frost, who have brought back original cast members MacLachlan, Dana Ashbrook (Bobby Briggs) and Sheryl Lee (Laura Palmer!), among others, never cared much about TV conventions.

They're focused on turning the flickering spotlight back to the program that inspired a generation of television writers to look for stories in the shadows.

Jere Hester is Director of News Products and Projects at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. He is also the author of "Raising a Beatle Baby: How John, Paul, George and Ringo Helped us Come Together as a Family." Follow him on Twitter.

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<![CDATA[Johnny Depp Surprises Disneyland Guests in Full Costume]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:35:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Johnny_Depp_Disneyland-149331362936800001.jpg

Johnny Depp gave Disneyland guests a bit more than they expected when the actor dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow for the resort's "Pirates of the Caribbean" ride. 

<![CDATA[Met Gala Themes: Fashion Hits & Misses]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:12:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Claire+Danes+Met+Gala+2016.jpg

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<![CDATA[Khloe Kardashian Being Sued for Sharing a Photo of Herself]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:07:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/khloe+kardashian+padre.jpg

Khloe Kardashian is getting sued for sharing a photo of ... Khloe Kardashian. Yep, that’s right.

The reality-TV star shared an unlicensed image of herself taken by photo agency Xposure Photos, and now, the agency has filed suit in California, according to published reports.

According to the complaint, Kardashian or someone on her team may have shared an image taken by photographer Manual Munoz that was licensed to the Daily Mail. The complaint says the photo was shared in September 2016, and adds that copyright information was cut out.

"Kardashian's Instagram post made the photograph immediately available to her nearly 67 million followers and others … who would otherwise be interested in viewing licensed versions of the photograph in the magazines and newspapers that are plaintiff’s customers," Xposure Photos told Us Weekly in a statement.

The agency is seeking an injunction, along with $25,000 in statutory damages, NY Magazine reported. They're also seeking profits resulting from Kardashian sharing the photo.

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<![CDATA[Kardashian West Says Robbery Made Her Less Materialistic]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:45:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Kim-KW-Rozman_20170426_14145_2638r.jpg

October's robbery in Paris has made Kim Kardashian West a better, less materialistic person. the reality-TV star told Ellen DeGeneres. 

She visited "Ellen" for her first interview since the incident, airing Thursday, and said she believes everything happens for a reason.

"I know this sounds crazy, but I know that was meant to happen to me," Kardashian West told DeGeneres.

Kardashian West continued, tearfully, "I really feel like things happen in your life to teach you things."

"I was definitely materialistic before, and not that there's anything bad with having things and working hard to get those things, and I'm really proud of everyone around me thats successful, but I'm so happy that my kids get this me," she said.

Kardashian West said she just doesn’t care about material things anymore. Things like getting engaged and wanting to show off the ring on social media, just aren't worth it.

"I don’t care to show off the way that I used to," she said.

Kardashian West emphasized that she believes it's okay to show off things people are proud of, but it isn't who she is anymore.

She added that after learning more information, she found out that the robbers had been following her for two years. They had watched interviews and gotten excited about her jewelry, she told DeGeneres. Now, she said she isn’t sure if she’ll ever feel comfortable wearing jewelry again.

Kardashian West added the incident totally changed the way she travels, and now she has several security guards with her on the road just so she can sleep at night.

"It could've been way worse, so I don't want to sound like I'm not grateful," said Kardashian West. "I'm out, I'm home, I'm safe. I'm such a better person."

Her parents were a subject, too. Kardashian West discredited comments in Caitlyn Jenner's new memoir, "The Secrets of My Life: A History," about Kris Jenner.

"My heart breaks for my mom," Kardashian West says. "You know, because I feel like she’s been through so much and there’s, you know… She’s promoting this book and she’s saying all these things and, I just don’t think it’s necessary, you know. And I just feel like it’s unfair, things aren’t truthful."

Kardashian West also reflected on her children, Saint and North, and the way their personalities mirror hers and husband Kanye West’s.

Photo Credit: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.
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<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump's Executive Orders]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:23:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-04-27-at-4.12.05-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers talks about President Donald Trump's efforts to commemorate his 100th day in office by signing a slew of executive orders.

<![CDATA['Late Night': James Spader Hates Film Crews in New York]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:07:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-04-27-at-4.04.55-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers sits down with "The Blacklist" star James Spader, who says it's unfair when film crews inconvenience him and other New Yorkers, even if the crew is from the spin-off of "The Blacklist."

<![CDATA['Tonight': Leslie Jones Plays 'Truth or Lie' With Dr. Phil]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:53:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-04-27-at-3.48.04-AM.jpg

Dr. Phil McGraw tries to figure out if Leslie Jones is lying to him. Also, Jones shares her thoughts on the "Cash Me Ousside" girl.

<![CDATA[A Landmark Look Back: TCL Chinese Theatre Turns 90]]> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:30:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/chinesetheatreStarWars_Chinese.jpg In honor of the anniversary of the theater, one of the world's most famous, the recently restored 1934 "Cleopatra" will screen

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<![CDATA[Ellen DeGeneres Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary of Coming Out]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:44:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Rozman_20170405_14146_1638r.jpg

It’s been 20 years since Ellen DeGeneres came out on her sitcom "Ellen," and now, the talk-show host is celebrating the anniversary on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Friday.

On the show, DeGeneres will share insight into the planning that went into the "Puppy Episode," and how she made the decision to come out on national television. Oprah Winfrey and Laura Dern are joining Friday’s show as well to talk about the episode’s impact and what it was like filming the scene when DeGeneres said "I’m gay," for the first time out loud.

Other co-stars from the show will join DeGeneres on Friday, including Joely Fisher, Clea Lewis and David Anthony Higgins.

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<![CDATA[Melissa McCarthy, Dwayne Johnson to Close Out 'SNL' Season ]]> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:37:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/melissaspicer.jpg

"Saturday Night Live" is closing out one of its most-watched seasons by bringing back some veteran hosts, and adding a few new faces.

Chris Pine, who can be seen in the upcoming film adaptation of "Wonder Woman," will make his SNL hosting debut May 6 alongside musical guest LCD Soundsystem.

Melissa McCarthy, whose rendition of White House press secretary Sean Spicer has left a lasting impression on SNL viewers, will return to host the show for the fifth time on May 13. HAIM will also perform that night.

To close out season 42, which saw SNL begin broadcasting live nationwide since April 15, Dwayne Johnson will host for a fifth time on May 20. Katy Perry will return to the stage as a musical guest for the third time.

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