5 things to know this evening: Roseanne Barr cancels interview, Hallmark host Mark Steines exits, and Gwen Stefani duets with Pink

1. Roseanne Barr cancels interview

Roseanne Barr promotes her show on May 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo: Desiree Navarro/WireImage)

The fired sitcom star missed a scheduled appearance to discuss the drama surrounding her racist tweet on Joe Rogan’s podcast Friday afternoon. Rogan explained that Barr is “not doing well” in the wake of the scandal. Read more>>

2. Home & Family co-host departs show abruptly

Debbie Matenopoulos and Mark Steines pose together on January 13,2018. (Photo: Michael Tran/Getty Images)

After internet rumors swirled about why the Hallmark Channel had made the move, the network clarified that it was not the result of any complaints about Steines’s behavior either in his personal life or on the show. Steines hosted for six years. Read more>>

3. Gwen Stefani surprises at Pink concert

The singers teamed up for a rendition of Stefani’s 1995 hit, “Just a Girl.” Fans showed their love for the performance on social media, but it was Pink who seemed to enjoy it most of all. Read more>>

4. Nikki Bella and John Cena are officially back together

John Cena and Nikki Bella attend the 2016 Teen Choice Awards. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)

The on-again, off-again romance between the WWE wrestlers is reportedly back on, for real. The news comes a little more than a month after they broke off their engagement, a decision they reached three weeks before they were set to marry. Read more>>

5. Celebrities support Gun Violence Awareness Day

All the orange on social media Friday was in support of gun violence prevention. Kevin Bacon, Julianne Moore, Mayim Bialik, and more helped to draw attention to the cause by wearing the bright hue. Read more>>


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