Jussie Smollett Attack Hoax?; Oscars Countdown; Shawn Mendes’ Calvin Kleins, Trump vs. SNL — Meet The Hollywood Press

Jussie Smollett attack case takes shocking turn with the Empire star now accused of staging the attack. Messiest Oscar season ever: Academy makes decision to cut award categories given out on telecast then quickly reverses course following swift backlash from Hollywood industry. Trump wants retribution against ‘SNL.’ Shawn Mendes just about breaks the internet with release of his Calvin Klein underwear campaign. Joining host Joseph Kapsch and co-host Alina Vission on this episode is Bianca de la Garza.

From executive producers Maria Menounos and Keven Undergaro, “Meet The Hollywood Press” is a weekly talk series hosted by veteran journalist Joseph Kapsch, former top digital news chief at The Hollywood Reporter, TheWrap and Los Angeles Times. The show will feature a rotating guest panel of Hollywood industry’s top journalists, personalities and influencers discussing the week’s buzziest Hollywood news, in-depth discussions about topical issues affecting the industry such as the MeToo and TimesUp movements, female pay disparity and diversity in Hollywood, as well as special themed episodes around TV, movies, music and awards season. “Meet The Hollywood Press” is a co-production of AfterBuzzTV and The Populist.​