For those of you who don’t know, every weekend we come to you with 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. The last week has certainly not been a disappointment with everything from Bob Woodward’s new book to exclusive new images of the Captain Marvel movie. So get ready to kick off the weekend because this is Link25 (311) – Every Job Is Worthwhile Edition.
'Every Job is Worthwhile.' Former Cosby Show Actor Speaks Out After Job-Shaming Photo Goes Viral
A former Cosby Show actor is speaking out after a photograph surfaced showing him working at a grocery store in what many perceived as an attempt to shame him for his job.
Actor Geoffrey Owens spoke with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts Tuesday after images of him working at a local Trader Joe’s were shared widely online, drawing job-shaming comments and widespread pickup from media outlets. But not long after the photos went viral, other commentators and fellow actors started flooding Owens with support, empathy and stories from their own careers. (Click image to continue article)
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Burt Reynolds, "Smokey and the Bandit" star, dead at 82
Burt Reynolds, the mustachioed megastar who first strutted on screen more than half a century ago, died Thursday, according to his agent, Todd Eisner. He was 82. The Michigan native, whose easy-going charms and handsome looks drew prominent roles in films such as “Smokey and the Bandit” and “Boogie Nights,” suffered a cardiac arrest, Eisner said. A call for an ambulance came from his estate in Martin County, Florida, 911 records show. (Click image to continue article)