JAMES CAAN dead at the age of 82

James Caan died on Wednesday at the age of 82. The sad news was announced on his Twitter account. “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6. The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time,” his family posted. Caan’s long career includes roles in Brian’s Song, The Gambler, Misery, Elf and many more. He is best known for his Oscar nominated performance as Sonny Corleone in The Godfather. RIP

Denzel Washington missed the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House on Thursday. The actor was not there because he tested positive for Covid. Washington was one of 17 recipients of the nation’s highest civilian honor. He will receive the award at a later date. At the ceremony, the president said that Washington “couldn’t be here but wanted to be.”