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Elaine Welteroth leaving ‘The Talk’ after one season

34-year-old journalist and author Elaine Welteroth is leaving CBS’s ‘The Talk.’ Welteroth becomes the second co-host to exit ‘The Talk’ in as many weeks, following the Aug. 20 announcement that Carrie Ann Inaba would be departing the show after having taken an extended leave of absence. ‘The Talk’ now has three co-hosts at the moment: Sheryl Underwood, Amanda Kloots and the recently hired Jerry O’Connell.

‘Candyman’ sequel earns $22 million at the box office in its opening weekend

Universal Pictures “Candyman,” starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, earned more than $22.3 million at the box office this weekend, despite concerns over the delta variant. Co-written by Jordan Peele and directed by Nia DaCosta, “Candyman” delves into an urban legend that believes if someone repeats “Candyman” five times in front of a mirror, that person would summon the hook-handed killer. The sequel is a follow up to the original “Candyman” in 1992.