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    Ben Affleck climbs his own fence after getting locked out (www.tmz.com)

    Ben Affleck doesn’t need silly things like house keys or a gate code to get into his home … as long as he’s got his limbs and agility, he’ll be just fine.

    Ben had to channel his inner ‘Batman’ — sorry for the bad memory — when he arrived home Thursday following a dog walk with GF Ana de Armas, only to find they were locked out … so he scaled the security fence and saved the day.

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    ‘Star Wars’ characters driving superyachts (robbreport.com)

    What started out as “a bit of fun,” according to creative director Rob Armstrong, has become an annual tradition for the yacht designers at Thirtyc. Every year, the UK-based firm puts out a Star Wars-themed yacht, with characters or spacecraft from the franchise on board different superyachts. This week, Thirtyc put out its latest series using yacht tenders driven by Star Wars characters.

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    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry move into Tyler Perry’s LA estate (www.dirt.com)

    Although they’ve been living in Los Angeles for well over a month, it’s only now that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s choice of residential circumstances has been publicly unveiled. According to the Daily Mail, the high-profile couple has been social distancing in a titanic, double-gated 90210 compound long owned by Tyler Perry, whom they met through mutual friend Oprah Winfrey.

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    ‘Full House’ star John Stamos drops asking price on Beverly Hills villa to $4.5m (www.dirt.com)

    Whether a reflection of a sagging real estate market due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic or just old-fashioned eagerness to cut ties and move on, John Stamos, who some time ago acquired a large house in the suburbs, has unceremoniously chopped another half of a million dollars off the asking price of his former home in L.A.’s Beverly Hills Post Office area, in the ritzy mountains between Beverly Hills and Studio City. The hugely reduced new price of just under $4.5 million is a small fortune below the in-hindsight much-too-optimistic $6.75 million price tag the property was initially saddled with when it was set out for sale about a year ago, but none-the-less still a profitable amount over the not quite $3.6 million the “Full House” and “Fuller House” actor paid fifteen years ago, just after his divorce from his first wife, Rebecca Romijn.

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    Ahmad Rashad has all the best Michael Jordan stories (www.gq.com)

    In the midst of the 1993 NBA playoffs, chasing a third straight title for his Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan decided to boycott the media. His gambling had come under intense public scrutiny after it had been reported that he owed more than $1.2 million from lost golf matches—but instead of speaking out, the most famous athlete on the planet avoided the press. Then, before the first game of the NBA Finals, he suddenly decided to address the rumors, unexpectedly agreeing to break his silence and talk. But only to one person: NBC’s Ahmad Rashad.

    Rashad (born Robert “Bobby” Moore, he changed his name after converting to Islam) was a former Pro Bowl wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings and a television broadcaster for NBC, but he’s better described as one of the most well-networked dudes in sports. By the 1993 Finals, he’d become friends with Jordan—and, since he’d be in Phoenix covering game one, Jordan asked him to do the interview. This became Rashad’s calling card: as a sideline reporter and host of NBA Inside Stuff, he made his name by getting the type of access no one else could.

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    ‘Saturday Night Live’ Plans ‘At Home’ Season Finale (variety.com)

    “Saturday Night Live” plans to air a third episode produced remotely this weekend, which will serve as the finale of a shorter-than-expected season.

    “SNL” typically runs live in front of an in-studio audience whose reactions lend the program much of its energy and ambiance – and add an element of “anything could happen” to its proceedings. But the advent of the coronavirus pandemic has made producing a typical program impossible. Producers at the venerable late-night series, supervised by Lorne Michaels, have created a series of “at home” episodes, featuring taped sketches cobbled together by cast members sheltering at home and other production staff.