RIP ‘Screech’, Spreading Love in Tampa, & A Fauci Documentary: The Dish
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Dustin Diamond, aka 'Screech' of 'Saved by the Bell' fame, has passed away at the age of 44. The actor dies just less than 3 weeks after going public with having stage 4 lung cancer. Diamond had undergone his first chemo treatment on January 21. Since his diagnosis his health deteriorated quickly. Many of Diamond's castmates posted tributes on social media after hearing the news of his passing.
The Weekend kicked off his time in Tampa leading up to the big game with spreading some love. The singer, set to highlight the half-time show at this years Super Bowl, took time to provide meals for frontline healthcare workers. The Weekend has partnered with Postmates in a campaign focused on Black-owned restaurants, in honor of Black History month, that deliver meals to healthcare workers. His first stop was to feed 150 workers at the AdventHealth Carrollwood Medical Facility in Tampa.
He's kinda become a bit of a superstar over the past year, and now he's getting his own documentary. National Geographic Documentary Films is working on a documentary about Dr. Anthony Fauci. The film with follow Fauci from his early days working at his father's pharmacy, to being front and center in the fight against every epidemic in the U.S. recently including Ebola and COVID-19. Expect to see interviews with Bono, Bill Gates, and former President George W. Bush included in the film. No release date has yet be given.
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