JD Knapp

Senior Weekend Editor, PEOPLE


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Patrick Mahomes, Brittany Matthews
Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews Are Expecting Their Second Baby: 'Round 2!'
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Pete Davidson Bids Farewell to 'Saturday Night Live' After 8 Years: ''SNL' Is My Home'
Jae Suh Park
Jae Suh Park Tells How SoFi Stadium's Sensory Rooms Are a Game-Changer for People on the Spectrum: 'You're Included'
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian attendthe 2022 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at Washington Hilton on April 30, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)
Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson Attend White House Correspondents' Dinner Together
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Singer Naomi Judd on the set of Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family Holiday Special" at Universal Studios Hollywood on November 18, 2013 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Paul Redmond/Getty Images)
Naomi Judd Remembered by Fellow Country Stars Following Her Death at 76: 'Heartbreaking News'
Zeke Smith and Nico Santos attend The 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton on April 02, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California.
'Superstore' 's Nico Santos and 'Survivor' 's Zeke Smith Get Engaged at GLAAD Media Awards
Estelle Harris
Estelle Harris, 'Seinfeld' Star and 'Toy Story' Voice Actress, Dead at 93
Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks to pass during the third quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Raymond James Stadium on October 10, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
Tom Brady Un-Retires from Football with Plans to Return to Tampa: 'My Place Is Still on the Field'
Charli XCX: Baby Live SNL
Charli XCX Returns to 'SNL' After Her Original Performance Was Canceled Due to COVID-19 Surge
Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal during the UFC 272 ceremonial weigh-in at UFC T-Mobile Arena on March 04, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Colby Covington Defeats Jorge Masvidal at UFC 272 Grudge Match: 'I Showed the World How Good I Was'
LCD Soundsystem Yr City’s a Sucker (Live) SNL Saturday Night
LCD Soundsystem Travels Back to 2005 for 'Saturday Night Live' Throwback Performances: WATCH!
Charlamagne tha God
Charlamagne tha God Is Ending Stigmas Around Black Mental Health — Starting with Himself: 'My Life's Work'
Keke Palmer from Nope trailer
Keke Palmer and Daniel Kaluuya Star in First Trailer for Jordan Peele's New Horror Movie 'Nope'
Ellen DeGeneres Portia De Rossi
Ellen DeGeneres' Gorilla Conservation Campus Is Officially Open in Rwanda: 'The Honor of a Lifetime'
Maneskin SNL
From Eurovision to 'SNL' , Måneskin Suits Up for Their Saturday Night Live Debut
'America's Funniest Home Videos' Hosts Tom Bergeron and Alfonso Ribeiro Pay Tribute to Bob Saget
Jodie Sweetin Pays Tribute to TV Dad and 'Full House' Costar Bob Saget: He 'Was a Wonderful Human Being'
Bob Saget; Andrea Barber
Andrea Barber Honors 'Dear Friend' Bob Saget After His Sudden Death: 'This One Hurts'
Bob Saget; Dave Coulier
Dave Coulier Mourns Death of 'Full House' Costar and 'Brother' Bob Saget: 'My Heart Is Broken'
Bob Saget and Josh Radnor
'How I Met Your Mother' 's Josh Radnor Pays Tribute to Bob Saget: 'Easiest Person to Be Around'
Ashley Olsen, Bob Saget
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Honor Bob Saget After His Sudden Death: 'We Are Deeply Saddened'
Bob Saget
Bob Saget, Star of 'Full House' and 'America's Funniest Home Video' s, Dies at 65
Emergency first responders remain at the scene after an intense fire at a 19-story residential building that erupted in the morning on January 9, 2022 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Reports indicate over 50 people were injured.
At Least 19 Dead, Including 9 Children, in New York City's Worst Fire in Over 30 Years, Officials Say