8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Apr 29 2015

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In an effort to raise awareness about child hunger, Scarlett Johansson shared her personal experience with the issue, saying, "My family grew up relying on public assistance to help provide meals for our family." (Us Weekly)
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Start spreadin' the news! Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth will host the 2015 Tony Awards on June 7. (NY Post
Following Patrick Dempsey's devastating exit, Joe Adler will join the Grey's Anatomy cast as a new intern. (The Hollywood Reporter
Money, money, money! CBS's new reality TV show, The Briefcase, tests people's generosity with $100,000. (Entertainment Weekly
In response to the Baltimore riots, President Obama said, "There is no excuse for the kind of violence we saw yesterday — it is counterproductive."  (The New York Times
Viola Davis will star in an HBO biopic about the life of Harriet Tubman, the activist who paved the way to freedom for hundreds of slaves via the Underground Railroad. (Variety)
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Randy Boehning, an anti-gay lawmaker of North Dakota, was outed on Grindr, a dating application exclusively for gay men. (In Forum
Good news for '90s babies who have Apple Watches: You can now download Tamagotchi on the recently launched device. (Popular Science
 
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