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Figure Skater Nathan Chen WINS US Figure Skating Champs With Dominate Score!

Figure Skater Nathan Chen WINS US Figure Skating Champs With Dominate Score!

Congrats to Nathan Chen — the new Men’s US National Champion!

The 17-year-old shattered records while going to the top of the leaderboard, earning 318.47 points total for both of his short and long programs over the weekend at the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

He performed FIVE quadruple jumps in his long program! A first ever!

Nathan is being name dropped all over as the skater who will be changing the face of men’s figure skating.

“That’s what I’ve strived for my whole life,” Nathan shared ahead of the long program about earning the title of champion. “I don’t think it’s necessarily something I should be afraid of.”

He adds, “It’s something I’ve wanted my whole life. It’s definitely a good step for me and I’m really happy to be where I am tonight and hopefully to continue with this in the free skate.”

Vincent Zhou, Jason Brown, Grant Hochstein and Ross Miner followed behind Nathan on the leaderboard.

Learn more about Nathan right now! Check out 10 Fun Facts inside right now along with his performance! More Here! »

Singer-Songwriter Mason Ashley Shares 10 Fun Facts With JJJ!

Singer-Songwriter Mason Ashley Shares 10 Fun Facts With JJJ!

Let’s get to know Mason Ashley, shall we?

We recently caught up with the up-and-coming singer, who just dropped her music video for “Paper Planes” off of her EP Strangers.

“My music is very visual and metaphorical,” Mason told JJJ. “I write very open and honestly about my life and experiences. My sound is kind of indie pop/singer-songwriter-ish… I see it as a mix of a lot of different styles and genres, honestly.”

Watch her music video below!

Here are 10 fun facts Mason shared with us:

1. I have a dog named Koko and she’s the cutest thing in the world…but she has no personal space and will literally climb on my face.
2. I am currently in cosmetology school learning how to do hair and get my cosmetology license.
3. I was homeschooled most of my school years because we used to travel a lot when I was younger.
4. I am absolutely TERRIFIED of bats.
5. I actually really enjoy listening to rap music and I feel very accomplished when I memorize verses.
6. I love dancing and grew up doing musical theater.
7. The only sport I’m good at is snow skiing…even though I live in Texas.
8. I’ve watched The Office all the way through at least 6 times.
9. Anytime I travel, I look for the best local coffee shops…I’m a coffee addict.
10. I’m allergic to peanuts, and peanut butter is one of my favorite things in the world so as you can imagine…that’s kinda depressing.


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'Colony' Star Jacob Buster Previews New Season Ahead of Tonight's Premiere

'Colony' Star Jacob Buster Previews New Season Ahead of Tonight's Premiere

We’re so stoked that Colony returns TONIGHT on USA!

JJJ caught up with young actor Jacob Buster about what we can expect in the new season.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to work on such a powerful and well written show like Colony,” he shared.

Jacob added about his co-stars, “Josh Holloway and Sarah Wayne Callies have not only taught me so much about acting by just watching their process, but, they are so kind and humble. They are the kind of people I would like to be…as actors and as human beings.”

Be sure to tune into Colony TONIGHT, January 12th @ 10PM ET/PT and learn 10 Fun Facts about Jacob below!

  • 1. I was born in Burbank California. Looking out the window of my room you could see Walt Disney Studios.
  • 2. Speaking of Disney, some of my happiest family memories have come at Disneyland and Disney World. It’s my happiest place on earth for sure.
  • 3. I have 15 year-old brother and a 7 year-old sister. Both of them have been in a movie with me. I even got to punch my older brother in a scene. I could never get away with that in real life.
  • 4. I absolutely love dogs, but I have never owned one.
  • 5. I acted in my first movie when I was 7 years old.
  • 6. I don’t take piano lessons but I like to learn songs by watching how to play them on YouTube and by ear.
  • 7. I’m crazy about the expert Lego sets with over 4000 pieces. As you might imagine, my favorite one is the Magic Kingdom Cinderella Castle.
  • 8. I’m obsessed with watching two series right now: Stranger Things and Friends. I just started watching the entire series of Friends again for the 6th time!
  • 9. I live half the year in Los Angeles and the other half of the year in Salt Lake City, Utah. I keep racking up those frequent flyer miles or wearing out my mom’s car.
  • 10. I’ve played competitive soccer since I was 5. Also, I’m an avid FC Barcelona fan.
  • Bonus fact: I’m always singing, especially in the bathtub and car!

Just Add Magic's Abby Donnelly Shares 10 Fun Facts With JJJ!

Just Add Magic's Abby Donnelly Shares 10 Fun Facts With JJJ!

Meet Just Add Magic actress Abby Donnelly!

She’s 14 years old and stars in the hit Amazon Kids Series, which follows a group of friends who stumble upon a mysterious cookbook and discover its recipes are magical.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Abby Donnelly

Just Add Magic is a new experience everyday with an amazing cast and crew,,” Abby told JJJ. “I am incredibly grateful for this opportunity.”

Tune into Just Add Magic‘s new episodes starting January 13.

Here are 10 fun facts Abby shared about herself:

1. My favorite animal is a hippo.
2. I go to regular school when I have time.
3. I listen to Christmas music year-round.
4. My sport of choice is boxing.
5. I’m obsessed with Hamilton, the musical.
6. I love makeup, especially Too Faced.
7. I like to eat more than I like to cook or bake.
8. I have two cats.
9. I have a deep fear of elevators
10. I’m a fan of Gilmore Girls, Survivor, Grey’s Anatomy, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

'Dance Moms' Star Ava Cota Shares 10 Fun Facts With JJJ!

'Dance Moms' Star Ava Cota Shares 10 Fun Facts With JJJ!

Get to know Ava Cota with these 10 fun facts!

The 14-year-old Dance Moms star recently opened up to us about the show too.

“The relationships that I have made being apart of Dance Moms over the past seasons with the cast and crew are ones that will forever be with me,” Ava told JJJ.

Here are 10 fun facts Ava shared too:

1. I live part-time in Michigan and part-time in Los Angeles
2. I have a pet dog named “Hugo Boss.”

Click inside to see the rest of Ava’s fun facts… More Here! »

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Meet 'Hairspray Live!' Dancer Marissa Heart!

Meet 'Hairspray Live!' Dancer Marissa Heart!

Only three hours left until the premiere of Hairspray Live!

Marissa Heart stars as one of the “Nicest Kids in Town” Tammy and you have to meet her!

“Working on Hairspray Live! has been a dream come true!” Marissa tells us. “The entire experience has been unlike anything else that I’ve ever done!”

She adds about the family atmosphere: “Every single person in the cast genuinely loves each other and has become one big family! We all know that we’re going to cry like little babies today when the finale song comes on.”

Get to know Marissa more with these 10 Fun Facts:

  • 1. I’m originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but I moved to L.A. when I was 11 to pursue my acting, dancing, and singing dreams!
  • 2. Most people don’t know this, but I’m a contortionist!
  • 3. I’ve never dyed my hair before.
  • 4. My first professional job was Star Search when I was 9 years old! That’s what brought me out to L.A.
  • 5. If I could go anywhere in the world it would be Australia. I’ve been once already, but I’m dying to go back!
  • 6. I have a teacup maltipoo named Mistletoe! I got her for my 16th birthday and she’s my little angel.
  • 7. I toured with Kanye West on his Dark Fantasy and Yeezus Tour!
  • 8. Unless if I’m in rehearsal, you’ll always see me in a heel…dancing in heels is my favorite!
  • 9. I practice yoga every single day!
  • 10. Black is my staple for my wardrobe! You’ll rarely see me in a color.
  • Actor/Singer Jacob Latimore Is A Neat Freak - Plus, More Fun Facts!

    Actor/Singer Jacob Latimore Is A Neat Freak - Plus, More Fun Facts!

    It’s time to get to know one of the most buzzed-about young stars – Jacob Latimore!

    The 20-year-old actor/singer is getting ready to drop his debut album Connection on December 9. Be sure to pre-order it on iTunes now!

    PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jacob Latimore

    Meanwhile, Jacob also stars in the brand new movie Collateral Beauty, alongside a star-studded cast of Will Smith, Kate Winslet, Michael Pena, Edward Norton, Helen Mirren, and Keira Knightley.

    In theaters December 19, the film follows a successful New York advertising executive who suffers a great tragedy he retreats from life.

    While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time, and Death.

    We caught up with Jacob, who told us 10 fun facts about himself! He talks love, food, and more!

    Click inside to see 10 fun facts about Jacob Latimore… More Here! »

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    Learn All About 'Hairspray Live!' Star Maddie Baillio With 10 Fun Facts!

    Learn All About 'Hairspray Live!' Star Maddie Baillio With 10 Fun Facts!

    We only have three days left until the premiere of Hairspray Live! and JJJ can hardly wait!

    Newcomer Maddie Baillio will star as Tracy Turnblad in the special and JJJ is super in love with her and we want you to know all you can about her — because she’s going to blow you away!

    If you haven’t already, be sure to also read our interviews with stars Garrett Clayton, Dove Cameron and Ariana Grande too!

    Hairspray Live! airs Wednesday, December 7th @ 8PM ET/PT on NBC.


    Click inside to learn 10 Facts about Maddie Baillio…

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