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Armie Hammer helped build a motel, Alyson Hannigan is using old props as Halloween decor, and more



Armie Hammer wearing a suit and tie: Armie Hammer.


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Armie Hammer.

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Fresh off a quarantine in Cayman Islands and a divorce, Armie Hammer didn’t know how to pass the time during the pandemic aside from sitting at home “picking boogers and seeing how far I could flick them,” he said during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (for which he wore a spacesuit complete with sandals and half a pedicure). When his friend asked him to live in and work construction on an abandoned motel, Hammer lived up to his name and said yes. He describes himself as “moderately handy” and spent two months sanding floors, moving objects, and replacing drywall. The motel is called the Ramsey at 29 Palms, though The Motel that Armie Hammer Built may attract more enthusiastic visitors. [People]

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It’s safe to say vampires will be steering clear of Alyson Hannigan’s home this Halloween. The Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress revealed she has a ton of props from the show, and brings them out of storage each year to decorate her home for Halloween. Hannigan has tombstones from the Buffy graveyard set up in a “real spooky” display, along with the skeletons from the Master’s lair, which “look really authentic.” However, they are understandably falling apart, as any 20-year-old skeleton would. No word yet on what Sarah Michelle Gellar’s Halloween decor consists of, but she must have some slayer’s stakes lying around somewhere. [Entertainment Weekly]

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Can you handle this? Kelly Rowland announced her pregnancy, appearing on the November cover of Women’s Health flaunting her bump. Rowland and husband Tim Weatherspoon, who share a 5-year-old son, had been talking about expanding their family, and decided to try when the pandemic hit. The singer was hesitant to announce the good news, but wanted