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Seth and Kat’s 4 Things You Need To Know-June 24th

1.

Brace yourself for a rough travel weekend around Seattle. Several downtown streets and some freeway ramps will be subject to off-and-on closures throughout the weekend, because of Pride celebrations and a visit by President Obama. Buses on surface streets in the north part of downtown will be rerouted; check with King County Metro Alert for routes impacted. The Seattle Police Department also said that parking on downtown streets will be restricted “as needed” and some parking garages near the Washington State Convention Center may be closed.

See the list of events and closures from CBS Seattle

2.

Did you hear about Ben Affleck‘s epic rant on the new HBO talk show Any Given Wednesday? WOW! When Ben was asked about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension over his 2015 “Deflategate” scandal he WENT OFF in a profanity-laced tirade! (See the video here-NSFW language!) Lots of people took to Twitter claiming that Affleck seemed drunk, but sources say he was completely sober, but also really worked up.

Ben Affleck took to social media to address the reactions saying he probably could have spared a few of the F-bombs he dropped on the show. He went on to say “We Boston fans have always been known for our subtlety.”

Read more from Hollywood Reporter

3.

Guess who’s heading to America’s Got Talent. It’s Ms. Reba McEntire. The Queen of Country is set to take her expertise to the show as a guest judge this season. McEntire will have a buzzer and will rotate with other guests, Ne-Yo, George Lopez and One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson. The Judge Cut rounds will begin on July 12, airing on NBC.

Read more from The Wrap

4.

A Texas woman is suffering from what’s known as foreign accent syndrome following jaw surgery.  Lisa Alamia said that her friends and family at first thought it was a joke, but that she really does have a British accent now.  She didn’t before the surgery.  The experts say less than 100 people worldwide have suffered foreign accent syndrome, most famously British pop singer George Michael.

Read more from Good Morning America

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