<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - TV, movies, music and celebrity news]]>Copyright 2016http://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-usThu, 27 Oct 2016 02:06:39 -0500Thu, 27 Oct 2016 02:06:39 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Rob Gronkowski Goes Undercover as Lyft Driver]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:46:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gronkgronk.jpg

Talk about a smooth ride.

New England Patriots' tight-end Rob Gronkowski went undercover as a Lyft driver in New England recently...and the results were about as hilarious as you might expect.

Starting out with a high-pitched voice, "Gronk" acted as a lover of astrophysics - barely able to discuss the subject with a passenger.

But he quickly transitioned into a passionate Patriots fan, lovingly talking about his teammate, Tom Brady.

"You know, that Tom guy? He does throw it to Gronk, and the way he spikes the football is just so cool to me," he gushed.

One woman complimented him for knowing all of the player’s names, while another tells him Brady is "off limits" since he’s married.

"I mean I’m not trying to get with him!" He said. "I mean I just want to meet him."

Gronkowski even says he has a man crush on Brady, soon after admitting, "I love that guy! I got like four posters of him."

One passenger tells him he met Rob Gronkowski at a bar downtown, which the NFL star vehemently denies.

After revealing his identity to the surprised passengers, "Gronk" starts spiking the football - his signature move. One passenger recommended he wear the wig he used as a disguise to the games.

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<![CDATA[Letterman Hosts Special on Climate Change]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:39:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/letermanna.jpg

Jay Leno's post "Tonight Show" career revolves around standup and his love of cars, as evidenced by his CNBC show, "Jay Leno's Garage."

The latest phase of Jerry Seinfeld's post-"Seinfeld" professional life focuses on standup and his love of cars  – and comedians – as seen in his Crackle series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."

David Letterman, nearly a year and a half after leaving CBS' "Late Show," appears driven by a somewhat loftier goal: He wants to save the world.

Letterman guest hosts Sunday's installment of the National Geographic Channel’s "Years of Living Dangerously" ­– a gig that took him to India to report on climate change. In semi-retirement, as in his three-decade late night career, Letterman charts his own path, as he journeys toward perhaps his greatest human trick of all.

India, of course, is a long way from the New York TV studios where Letterman got legions of fans stuck on him with early stunts like donning a Velcro suit and leaping onto a Velcro wall. And the gravity of his latest venture marks a departure for the once perennially sarcastic host known for getting cursed out by one-named icons Madonna and Cher.

But Letterman not only grew on audiences, he grew up. His heart surgery in 2000 at age 52 brought out a more serious side. He provided unforgettable words of outrage and comfort after 9/11 ( “We're gonna try and feel our way through this, and we'll just see how it goes – take it a day at a time.”). He became a stronger interviewer, learning to listen and follow his curiosity, much like his hero, Johnny Carson.

Letterman never set out to be a hardcore political comedian, even if in later “Late Show” years, he highlighted President George W. Bush's battles with eloquence in "Great Moments in Presidential Speeches" segments. It's telling that Letterman's first major post-"Late Show" appearance was a surprise Donald Trump-themed “Top 10 List” delivered during a Steve Martin-Martin Short stage show.

Few, though, might have guessed Letterman would head to another continent to interview Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and energy experts. But the undertaking brims with the ambition and restlessness that propelled his comedy career. As he nears 70, the gray-bearded late night elder is cognizant not only of his entertainment legacy, but of his role as father to his 12-year-old son, Harry. 

Other than storied lives in comedy, Letterman, Leno and Seinfeld a share a determination to stay on the public eye, on their own terms – unlike Carson, who all but disappeared after his 30-year run on "The Tonight Show." He might not be leaping back into comedy, but Letterman, in his own way, is proving himself a standup guy.

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[That's a Wrap: 2 Chainz Buys $2.4M Home With Famed Studio]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:54:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2-chainz-new-hollywood-hills-home-tn.jpg Ozzy Osbourne, Eddie Van Halen and Slash are among the marquee names of rock who have laid down studio tracks at the Hollywood Hills home. Now it's the 39-year-old rhymesayer's turn.

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<![CDATA['Big' Win: Tom Hanks Recites Rap From Iconic Role]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:57:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tomhanksrap.jpg

Tom Hanks doesn't even need a beat.

Twenty-eight years after his breakout on the big screen in "Big," Hanks still knows the rap that his character and friend chant to each other.

Wesley Chan and Philip Wang of Wong Fu Productions went to Florence, Italy, to meet Ron Howard and Tom Hanks, who were promoting their new film, "Inferno."

Wang, a lifelong Hanks fan, admitted he memorized the rap in 'Big' because he watched it so often growing up. When he asked the actor if they could recite it together, Hanks didn't hesitate.

Hanks also revealed that the famous rap was stolen from his kid's summer camp, because while filming "Big," they felt the movie was missing something.

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<![CDATA[Baby Boom: Russell Wilson and Ciara Expecting Their First]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:01:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-471454460-ciara.jpg See which celebrities are gearing up for parenthood in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Adele Endorses Clinton at Concert]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:11:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/102516+hillary+clinton+adele.jpg

Hillary Clinton took a break from campaigning in South Florida Tuesday night to check out the Adele concert at American Airlines Arena in Miami.

Clinton, who turns 69 Wednesday, even got an endorsement from the British singer, who discussed the presidential election and Clinton's Republican rival Donald Trump in between songs.

"I am English but what happens in America affects me too," Adele told the crowd. "Don't vote for him. I can't vote but I am 100 percent for Hillary Clinton, I love her, she's amazing."

Earlier Tuesday, Clinton and Trump both held rallies in Florida as they work to lockup votes ahead of the Nov. 8 election.

Kellyanne Conway, Trump's campaign manager, referenced Clinton's appearance at the concert while defending the GOP nominee's decision to appear at the opening of his new hotel in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. 

"Respectfully, Hillary Clinton has time to go to an Adele concert and everyone thinks that's really cool," she told NBC's "Today" show Wednesday. "Donald Trump stops off to unveil just an incredible, stunning piece of architecture, a new first class hotel and everyone's hair is on fire. I think you see today tangible accomplishments of Donald Trump."

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<![CDATA[Celeb Breakups: Kate Beckinsale and Len Wiseman]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:05:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIVORCE_AP_16299744711961.jpg Nothing lasts forever, especially when you're a celebrity. See whose relationships have hit the rocks.

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<![CDATA['Late Night’: Pete Davidson's New Tattoos]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:06:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pete+davidson.jpg Dating Larry David's daughter; getting tattoos over the summer and immediately regretting them are some of the things Pete Davidson, a cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” tells host Seth Meyers. “I have a bunch of 'Harry Potter' crap,” Davidson said about his tattoos. But he’s worried that he may come to regret this decision since it’s always possible that someone from the cast could turn out to be a sex offender.

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<![CDATA['Late Night’: Presidential Debate]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:41:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e018_438_debate_20161025_1200x675_793744963681.jpg Host Seth Meyers presides over another “Late Night” presidential debate. Splicing and slicing clips between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Meyers presents the audience with a jousting of word between the two candidates.]]> <![CDATA[‘Tonight’: Ethan Hawke Wears 'SNL' Jacket]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:10:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e022_557_ethanhawke_jacket_20161025_1200x675_793746499691.jpg Ethan Hawke shares the trouble he's gotten into since being gifted the mortifying leather blazer host Jimmy Fallon was wearing when they first met.]]> <![CDATA[‘Tonight Show’: Pros and Cons of Halloween]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:10:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e022_557_proscons_20161025_1200x675_793742915986.jpg Host Jimmy Fallon weighs the good and bad of celebrating Halloween.]]> <![CDATA['This Was Us': Jack's Fate is Revealed]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:04:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2016-10-25+at+10.24.34+AM.png The cast reacts to the big reveal surrounding jack's fate and Chrissy Metz talks about the connections she's made with her on-screen father.]]> <![CDATA[American Girl Expanding to Nearly 100 Toys R Us Stores]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:59:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-615380026american-girl-doll.jpg

American Girl dolls, the customizable figurines once available only at the company's stores, are finding new homes all across the country at close to 100 Toys R Us stores.

The brand announced in August that it would be selling its products at Toys R Us stores, and "WellieWishers" line of dolls hit shelves in select stores early September, according to a press release.

While some shops have already been set up, the nationwide grand opening for the shops is coming this Saturday, according to a Toys R Us spokeswoman. 

The new "shop-in-shops" feature "Truly Me" dolls, "WellieWishers" doll outfits and accessories. They are opening in 97 locations across the United States.

"We are focused on finding new, exciting ways to bring our stores to life, and are thrilled to be launching this exclusive American Girl shop-in-shop in nearly 100 Toys R Us locations across the country just in time for the holiday season," said Richard Barry, head of marketing for Toys R Us, in a statement. 

Click here for a full list of stores where the dolls will be available. Additional Toys R Us stores are set to open shop-in-shops next year.

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<![CDATA[Rihanna, Missy Elliott Plead for Help Finding Missing Dancer]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:42:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/shirlene+quigley+alternate+photo.jpg

UPDATE: Missing backup dancer found safe, police say

Mega music stars are joining in the surging call for help finding a 32-year-old backup dancer from New Jersey who vanished near the Port Authority Bus Terminal over the weekend after making a cryptic comment to friends.

Rihanna posted an emotional plea on Instagram for information on the whereabouts of Shirlene Quigley, who has also performed with Beyonce and Missy Elliott. 

Calling Quigley a "beautiful soul," Rihanna wrote, "My heart aches thinking of how heavy this is on all who love her!" The Instagram post included a video of the missing woman contemplating peace and love.

"Imagine if we treated each other like we all came from the same family," Quigley says in the video. "If you are in my life, I love you, whether it be 10 seconds or forever, because we're all family." 

Quigley, who lives alone in North Bergen and teaches dance at Peridance Capezio Center and Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan, according to her Facebook page, was last seen getting on a bus at Port Authority around 1 a.m. Sunday, her father said. 

Her father, who lives in California, said Quigley normally calls him every day around 6 p.m., and he became concerned when he hadn't heard from her.

"I just want her to come home, or if someone has her to let her be," the father said. "She's everything to me. She's why I live." 

Missy Elliott posted a collage of Quigley, urging people to call police if they have information.

"Need help from the whole Dance Community to spread the word!" Elliott wrote on Instagram. "Those who have met her know her spirit is always bubbly and kind & uplifting energy! Sending countless prayers."

Police say Quigley's phone was found at a bridal store in Chelsea; her father says she could've been there to pick up something for a show. 

Quigley's father said his daughter made a strange comment to her friend recently along the lines of "Get ready, it's about to happen and I'm going to need you to sub for me." 

Quigley attended Liberty Church in Brooklyn; her father says that she is very religious, and that lately she has seemed "euphoric." 

Her landlord saw her leave her New Jersey home Saturday afternoon and later called a friend to say Quigley did not seem well, the friend said. 

According to her personal website, Quigley's dance career launched when she was 18 and earned a role as one of the "uhh ohh girls" on Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" music video. She has performed on an array of awards shows, including the VMA's, Grammy's and ESPY Awards. 

Quigley created the first high heel dance class at a studio in her hometown of Los Angeles and later brought the workshop to New York City. She has also taught at dance studios around the world, her website says.

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<![CDATA[O'Conner Posts Frantic Facebook Note Following Surgery]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:05:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sinead-o%27conner.jpg

Sinead O'Conner said she rushed to the hospital earlier this week following complications from surgery. The singer posted on Facebook saying she was unable to breathe and that her liver had been accidentally damaged during a medical procedure.  

The "Nothing Compares To You" singer also bemoaned she was alone and had no emotional support in her posts.

"Gotta go to emergency. Liver all f----- and killing me," O'Conner wrote. "Can't breathe properly it so sore. Am posting as am lonely. Story of life. Wish was not so alone in world. Gotta be worth something to someone after all these years and after all I given. Am so shocked to be so all alone."

In an earlier note posted that same day O'Conner said she has been in rehab following 30 years of substance abuse and would be living in a "sober living environment" for the next year. 

In May, O'Connor caused a brief scare when she was reported as missing in the Chicago suburbs, but was found safe at the Best Western hotel in Morton Grove, where several police cars and an ambulance had been spotted.

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<![CDATA[Top Celeb Pics: ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:29:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617860394-ent.jpg Check out the latest photos of your favorite celebrities.

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<![CDATA[Obama Talks Trump on 'Kimmel']]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:22:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/O_K_AP_16298806924053.jpg President Barack Obama took a dig at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" show on Oct. 24, 2016.

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<![CDATA['Late Night’: 'Trump Kind of Christmas']]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:48:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e017_437_anagasteyer_trumpkindofchristmas_20161024_1200x675_792866371919.jpg Ana Gasteyer talks about her upcoming participation in a "Trump Christmas" family special. She provides the “Late Night” audience a glimpse of this performance.]]> <![CDATA['Late Night’: Trump’s Closing Arguments]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:49:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nbc_myr_hlt_s4e017_437_closerlook_20161024_1200x675_792863811900.jpg With the election nearing, host Seth Meyers looks at how Donald Trump’s campaign is wrapping up the election cycle.]]> <![CDATA[‘Tonight Show’: This Week in Memes]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:08:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e021_556_weekinmemes_20161024_1200x675_792866371799.jpg Host Jimmy Fallon turns viral photos of celebs and pop culture from the week into memes.]]> <![CDATA[‘Tonight': Random Questions With Ricky Gervais]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:50:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/nbc_tjf_hlt_s4e021_556_randompeoplerandomquestions_20161024_1200x675_792865347887.jpg Ricky Gervais and host Jimmy Fallon take turns answering questions asked by random people on the streets of New York City, no matter how absurd or personal.]]> <![CDATA[Pete Burns, Lead Singer in Band Dead or Alive, Dies at 57]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:05:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/deadoralive.jpg

Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns died Sunday after suffering a cardiac arrest, his management team confirmed. Burns was 57.

Burns, who was also appeared on "Celebrity Big Brother" in 2006, had a 1985 hit with "You Spin Me Round." 

The management statement said: "All of his family and friends are devastated by the loss of our special star. He was a true visionary, a beautiful talented soul, and he will be missed by all who loved and appreciated everything he was and all of the wonderful memories he has left us with."

Burns has appeared on reality television shows in recent years including "Celebrity Wife Swap" and "The Body Shocking Show." 

His passing was noted across social media Monday. Performer Boy George recognized Burns as a "true eccentric" and a big part of the performer's life.

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<![CDATA[Price, Games Make PlayStation VR Attractive for Players]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:54:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/psvr+bundle.jpg

The landscape of the video gaming industry is finally becoming more three dimensional after years of promise with virtual reality. The recently released Sony PlayStation VR headset hits a sweet spot with price, ease of connection, familiarity for consumers and launch-day games that show the controller’s potential.

PSVR is one of three virtual reality units hitting the market this year. It joins HTC Vive, released in April, and the Oculus Rift, released in March. While all three offer an amazing virtual reality experience to differing degrees, one of the major differences will be to players’ bank accounts.

The PSVR headset alone is priced at $399, but if you never had a PlayStation camera, you are going to need one of those as well, an additional $60. The PSVR games can use the regular DualShock 4 controllers players use with PlayStation consoles, but there are Move controllers, individualized hand controllers for another $60, that will provide a more immersive experience for players.

Sony does have a bundle that includes all that hardware, plus a demo disk of various games and virtual reality environments to explore and a full game called “PlayStation Worlds” for $499.

The HTC Vive is priced at $799 for just the headset. The Oculus Rift is priced at $599 but will also feature Touch motion controllers for an addition $199 and earphones for $49 starting on Dec. 6.

All prices are manufacturer suggested retail prices, and there are many deals out there to drive purchases during the holiday season. However, the clear price winner is the PSVR, with a much more consumer friendly price while still offering a lot of hardware, even with the inclusive bundle.

The PSVR is also a very easy hookup to the PlayStation 4 console. I had the whole thing up and running in less than 10 minutes. One main cable connects the headset to the console through a dedicated processor that sits next to the PS4. The processor is small and doesn’t have a large footprint on the shelf.

Because it uses a PlayStation 4 console, there is a familiarity with the set up and the menu screens. The Vive and the Rift both need a high-powered PC to run their headsets, but the PSVR is just another extension of Sony’s gaming stable and requires no PC.

Anyone who might be interested in virtual reality likely has a PS4. Not everyone has a top-of-the-line computer, meaning an additional expense for those who look to HTC/Valve or Oculus for the experience.

Wearing the PSVR is simple. Extend the headband, slip it on your head, slide the screen into position, and you are ready to go. It isn’t heavy, weighing in at just over 1.5 pounds, and I had little neck fatigue from repeated and extended usage.

There are warnings for people who may get motion sickness, and the PSVR isn’t for children under 12. I didn’t experience any nausea or sensory discomfort, but others who used it said they were a little “swimmy” after taking the headset off in certain circumstances.

However, as with any new gaming hardware, the proof is in the games. Companies can make the best system ever, but without good content to keep players involved and entertained, the hardware just sits there, looking pretty.

PSVR launched with a series of titles that showcased the different types of experiences you’ll be able to have in virtual reality. The imagery is stunning in them all, from the dangerous reality of the deep ocean in “Ocean Descent” to the fantastical world of lights and sound in “Thumper.”

Some games felt like I was in a “Tron” movie. “Battle Zone” put me in a realistic-looking, futuristic tank, while the battlefield resembled more of a digital game.

Other games would let me see things through the main characters’ eyes. In “Batman: Arkham VR,” you put on the costume, gauntlets and cowl to become the Batman, navigating your way through a very detailed Gotham to solve a horrible crime.

In “Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration,” you look at Croft Manor through Lara Croft’s eyes, seeing and remembering its significance as she sees them while she searched for clues into the manor’s secrets.

In “Driveclub,” taking the seat of a racing car has never felt so real, allowing me to look around the entire interior of the car while also looking out a side window to see my opponents reaction as I race by.

While the virtual reality experience has been shown to reproduce real-life settings, some games are more interested in how the PSVR headset interacts with the game play. “Headmaster” only uses the interactive movement of my head to direct soccer balls into the net and at targets.

Still others, like “Wayward Sky,” use the headset and controllers to direct the action across a virtual playing field. Even in those cases, the player feels like they are floating in a world that is rich and vibrant as it extends all around them.

Obviously, the horror genre of games can take full advantage of putting the player into scenes where danger lurks around every corner, and the players can look into those corners – if they dare.

A demo experience from “Resident Evil 7” called “Kitchen” showed how players can see the terror coming if they are paying attention. But what are you prepared to do about it?

Aptly named “Rush of Blood” puts players on a haunted amusement park ride where murderous clowns (yes, it had to be clowns) try to end your ride permanently.

With major companies, like Warner Bros., Ubisoft and Evolution Studio to name a few, developing games and experiences for the PlayStation VR, the adventures and fun are only going to get better and better. While there was no defining, "killer" game for the PSVR at launch, the wide range of experiences and involvement lets players know what is possible and allows them to choose the type of game that is right for them.

For a good price, the ability to connect with a known console and fantastic virtual reality adventures, the PlayStation VR is something people should consider if they want to explore the VR worlds. Our imaginations are only the beginning.

Larry Frum has written about video games and gaming technology for seven years for various publications. This story was done using a purchased PlayStation VR bundle unit, and the games were digital downloads using codes provided by Sony.

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<![CDATA[Walmart Scraps 'Suicide Scar' Makeup Kit Amid Outrage]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:02:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/walmart_north_las_vegas.jpg

Outraged mental health advocates petitioned Walmart to stop selling a "Suicide Scar Wound" makeup kit offered on the retailer's website.

Walmart, one of the leading retailers in the United States, can be a one-stop shop for Halloween necessities like candy, costumes, and decorations.

This year the site featured a "Razor Blade Suicide Scar Wound" latex costume makeup kit. The product, according to Walmart, was not something they put up for sale online, but rather a third-party vendor, that Walmart did not identify.

The title and photo of a razor blade with two bloody slash marks instigated outrage from the community.

"I would like to know which part of this is a suitable costume for anyone," one person said on Twitter. "Self harm isn't a 'scary costume' for all to wear."

A group called Revolving of Doors launched a change.org petition.

"This is not just a disgrace to the sensitivity to those who suffer from self-harm, but a shame on Walmart for making light of the situation," the petition stated.

"This 'costume' is real life for many people, many people who are contemplating volumes higher than self-harm," the petition added. "Suicide is not a joke, not a costume, and not funny."

The controversy prompted Walmart to remove the costume from their site over the weekend, telling Facebook followers they too thought it was "unacceptable."

If you or someone you know is struggling with depression or suicidal thoughts visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or call 1-800-273-8255.

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<![CDATA[Retro LA Home Once Owned by Ike and Tina Turner for Sale]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:58:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/knbc-tina-turner-ike-turner-home-for-sale.jpg Perched on a hill in a South Los Angeles neighborhood often called the "Black Beverly Hills," a retro residence Ike and Tina Turner once called home is being sold for $999,000.

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<![CDATA[Robin Williams' Kids Still Giving]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:57:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/challenged+athletes+10-23.PNG

Robin Williams was a longtime champion of San Diego's Challenged Athletes Foundation, and Sunday, his children took over for their late father to present grants at the foundation's annual triathlon. 

It was the first time Zelda and Zak Williams attended since their father died in August 2014.

"It's so good to see them around each other and hang out and, I think, not feel alone," Zelda Williams said of the racers.

Robin Williams was a dedicated philanthropist and served as an ambassador for the Challenged Athletes Foundation, which supports people with phyiscal challenges, like amputees, lead physically active lives and compete in athletics. 

One of the athletes whose lives was impacted by the beloved comedian is grant recipient Patrick Ivison.

"That he took the time out of his insane schedule to come help people like me —there are no words," Ivison told NBC 7 San Diego.

On Sunday, Ivison received his very own rugby wheelchair from the Williams family so he can play professionally. It was one of three grants Williams' kids presented to challenged athletes.

"It was an absolute special moment," Zak Williams said.

Ivison said he couldn't be more grateful to Williams' kids.

"I'm so in love with the fact that they love us so much. Just forever grateful," Ivison said.

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<![CDATA[Celebrity Chicago Cubs Fans Celebrate Historic Win]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:58:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-492529998.jpg

Bob Newhart, a native Chicagoan and infamous Cubs fan, may have forgotten his "W" flag at home, but that didn't stop him or his grandkids from taking a DIY approach to properly celebrate their team's historic NLCS win Saturday night.

"I'm in Seattle with my grandkids," Newhart tweeted. "I forgot my W flag, so my grandkids made me one. Isn't it beautiful! #GoCubsGo #FlyTheW."


Newhart was one of multiple famous, die-hard Cubs fans who took to Twitter after the win.

Actor John Cusack simply tweeted, "It's. Done."


He followed up with a photo of himself and Kerry Wood "moments before it happened- and IT happened."


“New Girl” actor and Evanston native Jake Johnson tweeted, "They did it!!!!! #FlyTheW @Cubs."


Actor Joe Mantegna and Fall Out Boy and Wilmette native Pete Wentz were succinct in their tweets. "CUBS WIN! CUBS WIN!," Mantegna wrote. "Yessss!!!!! CUBS!!!!" Wentz said.



Then there was the moment Hillary Clinton found out the Cubs won.

Clinton's press secretary Nick Merrill tweeted a photo of the Democratic presidential candidate looking at her phone totally shocked when she learned the Cubs were headed to the World Series.

"That look when you cap off a day on the trail by watching the @Cubs cement their trip to the #WorldSeries. #FlyTheW."


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