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Empire: What's Up With Demi Moore's Character?

Demi Moore, Empire | Photo Credits: Chuck Hodes/Fox

There are lots of questions heading into Season 4 of Empire.

Will Lucious (Terrence Howard) remember anything after his amnesia? How will the Lyons take advantage of this new Lucious... or will they embrace the kinder, gentler man? Will anything surpass the body-bumping masterpiece of "Drip Drop"?

But there's one question we really need to pay attention to. What's up with Demi Moore's character, who is Lucious' nurse? Did you see the way she brought Lucious' hand to her face and then caressed it like weirdo stalker? This is Empire, so you know she's up to something.

"I definitely believe she has tricks up her sleeve," Taraji P. Henson, who plays Cookie in the show, told TV Guide at the Television Critics Association summer press tour. "That is a ratched nurse if I have ever seen one, the way she's grabbing and feeling all over Lucious. She's up to something. And Cookie doesn't like it."

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Even Moore's own family is creeped out by her character.

"I remember watching the finale I just didn't realize she was kind of so creepy and had this cool Nurse Ratched undertone to her," said Rumer Willis, who is Moore's real life daughter and who plays Tory on the show.

What is Moore's character really up to? We'll have to find out when Empire Season 4 premieres Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 8/9c on Fox.



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Big Brother 19's Elena: "This House Plays Like a Bunch of Wussies"

Elena and Julie Chen, Big Brother 19 | Photo Credits: Johnny Vy, CBS

Double evictions can shake up the Big Brother house and this season is long overdue for a power shift. All the pieces were in place Thursday: perpetual target Cody was definitely going to be the first evictee (and he went out like a boss) and Elena -- already on shaky ground -- swiping Alex's $5,000 Veto prize made her and her showmance Mark new targets, culminating in yet another kitchen shouting match with Josh.

But a head-to-head knockout HOH comp basically ensured that someone from Paul's larger group (side note: Isn't it weird how there are no alliance names this year?) would beat Mark and Elena. Jason won and nominated Mark and Elena, but as he's done time and time again, with his back up against the wall, Mark won Veto, so it was bye-bye, Elena.

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Would Elena's fate have been different had she kept her word to Alex? Does she think that $5,000 cost her the game? See what she says below.




Do you regret taking the $5,000? Do you think you'd still be in the house had you not taken it?
Elena:
I say that the only questionable thing I've done in that house is take the $5,000, that Alex and I did have some kind of agreement beforehand. However, I don't regret it, I knew I was the target. I specifically knew I was of Alex's targets moving forward, and felt like I was expendable and [disposable] in her eyes anyways because I was used as a pawn that week. Knowing I was her target, why should I give her $5,000 when I earned it and won? I don't think I'd be here had I not taken the $5,000. Had I not, I'd be sitting here regretting I didn't take it.

The house really turned on you and Mark this week. Why didn't you blow anyone up in your second speech?
Elena:
I had plenty of information to blow up some game in my second speech, but I chose not to for a couple of reasons. The first one being, I don't know if television has seen this because it happened the day of the live eviction, [but] Jason shared with Mark in the storage room that if last night was a double eviction and if he or a couple of other people won HOH, they were going to go after Paul. I believe that Cody's speech, when he left, maybe made them change their minds and coward out of executing that plan. I didn't want to say anything that could negatively affect Mark's game moving forward. I did want to call out Paul and his alliance with Jason and Alex and the fact that Jason was supposed to go after Paul. But I decided to use the time to say my last goodbye to my mom before several weeks of not getting to talk to her, and just hope that Mark can continue on and maybe make some waves in the house.

What would you have done if you had won the double eviction HOH?
Elena:
I would have put Alex and Josh on the block, with the plan to backdoor Paul.

It's the house against Mark now and we know the house likes to pile on their targets. What do you think Mark needs to do to stay in the game?
Elena:
Mark needs to win HOH. This house plays like a bunch of wussies. Instead of making moves and having separate opinions or stating their own opinions, they just float with the house's agenda, and it's always easier to have one big target on one person than there be lines formed in the sand and have people make decisions. Moving forward, Mark is going to remain the target, and he's going to have win a HOH, shift some stuff in the house, and hopefully stir up some other drama to get the target off his back moving forward.

Besides Mark, who do you think will be the one to finally make a big move?
Elena:
Jason or Alex are the only ones that have it in them. Kevin, I'm certain still doesn't know where he is, Josh is just a blob, Christmas is just existing, and Matt and Raven will just follow the power wherever it goes.

How do you feel about meatballs?
Elena:
Now that you mention it, it's my Subway order for today, and I totally regret it.

Big Brother airs Sundays and Wednesdays at 8/7c and Thursdays at 9/8c on CBS. A special episode airs Friday at 8/7c.

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WWE SummerSlam: The New Day Is Ready for the Usos

Kofi Kingston, Big E Langston, Xavier Woods, The New Day | Photo Credits: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

When it comes to defending their Smackdown Live Tag Team Championships, The New Day says bring it on.

The upbeat trio, made up of Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods, will put their titles (and their pride) on the line when they face off against the Usos this Sunday at WWE's SummerSlam. While a big match like that might warrant some serious trash talking, the group says they have no more words for their opponents.

"Not much needs to be said. We usually talk with our fists," Kingston told TV Guide. Besides, they've already used their words to defeat the Usos. Remember that time they took part in Smackdown Live's first-ever rap battle back in July? Yeah, that was weird.

However, it doesn't top The Fashion Police's bizarre Twin Peaks parody which featured The Ascension pouring maple syrup over a log, Fandango dancing while in a trance and Tyler Breeze channeling his inner Dale Cooper. But hey, that's wrestling for you.

WWE Heads to Twin Peaks In a Hilarious Parody Skit

SummerSlam kicks off Sunday, Aug. 20 with a live pre-show at 5/4c followed by the official event at 7/6c streaming on WWE.com and its subscription service, WWE Network.



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