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“Facts of Life” Nancy McKeon Partners with Val Chmerkovskiy For “Dancing with the Stars”

Nancy McKeon and Val Chmerkovskiy

Nancy McKeon, who played Jo Polniaczek in the 1980s sitcom “The Facts of Life,” is putting on her dancing shoes and teaming up with professional dancer Val Chmerkovskiy for Season 27 of “Dancing with the Stars.” Announced Wednesday morning on “Good Morning America,” Nancy and Val were revealed as the first couple on the new … Read more

Celebrities Respond to the Passing of Charlotte Rae (A.K.A. Mrs. Garrett)

Charlotte Rae Mrs Garrett's passing

When news spread of Charlotte Rae’s passing, celebrities hit the social media outlet to share their grief and fond memories of the 92-year-old. Charlotte Rae is best known for her role as Mrs. Edna Garrett on “The Facts of Life,” where she brought wisdom, kindness and generosity to a generation of kids. The role originated … Read more

“Diff’rent Strokes” and “The Facts of Life” Star Charlotte Rae Dies at 92

It’s a sad day for America, indeed. Charlotte Rae, known for her roles on “Diff’rent Strokes” and “The Facts of Life,” passed away on Sunday, August 5. She was 92 years old. According to CNN, she passed away at her home in Los Angeles, surrounded by her family— though an exact cause of death has not … Read more

Somebody Made a “Facts of Life” Video Set to a Kacey Musgraves Song and It’s Why We Love the Internet

Kacey Musgraves‘ “Fine,” featured on her GRAMMY-nominated Pageant Material album is all about masking one’s heartache, and of course, always telling the world you’re “fine.” And I’ll try to sleep but just lie here awakeI’ve stopped counting sheep, now I just count the days‘Til you’re back in this bed that I remake every timeAnd if … Read more