On last night’s season 11 finale of America’s Got Talent, 12-year-old singer and songwriter Grace VanderWaal walked away with the million dollar prize. It was Vanderwaal’s combination of raw talent and charm–which have caused fans to dub her the “next Taylor Swift”–that won her the title. Meanwhile, mindreaders The Clairvoyants landed in second and magician/NFL player Dorenbos finished in third. Grace, with her victory, scored the $1 million prize and the chance to headline Las Vegas shows in October.
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Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is the world’s top-earning TV actress for the fifth year in a row, according to Forbes. The 44-year-old Columbian actress raked in an impressive $43 million between June 2015 and June 2016–more than any male TV actor during that time and nearly $20 million more than what the second highest-paid actress, The Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco, pocketed.
Here are the 5 top earners:
Sofia Vergara–$43 million
Kaley Cuoco–$24.5 million
Mindy Kaling–$15 million
Ellen Pompeo–$14.5 million (tie)
Mariska Hargitay–$14.5 million (tie)
Captain America star Chris Evans reached out to a cancer patient who has battled the disease five times since he was five years old. Dustan Colyer just turned 22, and got a special message from Evans to celebrate his birthday according to Q13 News.
An 18-year-old just sued her parents for posting embarrassing childhood photos of her on Facebook. She says they’ve posted more than 500 pictures over the past seven years, including ones where she’s getting her diaper changed, and potty training. She kept asking them to take them down, they wouldn’t, so she finally decided to sue them. She didn’t specify how much money she wants in pain and suffering…she’s going to let the court decide.
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