The Amazing Race season 24, episode 3, “Welcome to the Jungle,” just finished airing! Read our recap to find out which all-star team got eliminated, and discuss the events with other fans.

Here are the highlights from The Amazing Race season 24, episode 3, “Welcome to the Jungle”:

After winning the second leg, Brendon and Rachel (the Newlyweds) get a head start to Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. Only six teams will be allowed on the first flight, which is crucial with a three hour time difference. But with all the traffic, Dave and Connor are the first to arrive, quickly followed by Margie and Luke. Next to make the first flight are the Cowboys, the Globetrotters, the Country singers, then the Afghanimals.

Unfortunately, the Newlyweds arrive seventh, so they cannot get on the first flight. With them on the second flight are Youtubers Meghan and Joey, along with John and Jessica.

Roadblock: The teams must grab the Travelocity traveling gnome and propel down the Kiansom Waterfall in Malaysia to get the next clue. Dave and Connor get the first clue that leads them to Kampung Tompinahaton. The Afghanimals easily get the clue next, but the Cowboys mess up when they propel down the waterfall without grabbing the clue. Now they have to wait to try again.

Dave and Connor arrive at the river and must build a bamboo raft to head down the river, and then choose a detour: the river delivery to transport goods and deliver them, or the jungle run that has them going on a hunting safari? Once they’re down the river, they will get the next clue. The top three teams all chose river delivery: Dave and Connor, the Afghanimals, and Maggie and Luke.

Able to hold onto first place, Dave and Connor finish their raft and head down the river, followed by the the Afghanimals and the Cowboys. Margie and Luke weren’t so lucky, and their raft starts falling apart. To make matters worse, they couldn’t use sign language to communicate. The Afghanimals are the first to arrive at the delivery point. The Cowboys arrive just at the Afghanimals are leaving, while Dave and Connor seem to have missed the drop off.

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The secnd flight arrives in Malaysia with the Newlyweds, Joey and Meghan, and John and Jessica. They quickly head to the detour with Joey and Meghan in last place but high spirits. John and Jessica quickly get the clue, then the Newlyweds and the Youtubers. Although Meghan and Joey weren’t far behind the other groups, they didn’t hold their taxi and now have to walk to find one.

John and Jessica make a sketchy raft while the Newlyweds seem to have an easier time until they hit the rapids and Rachel can’t help but cry. When Joey and Meghan arrive at the river, they’re alone and start on the raft. As John and Jessica work on the jungle run, the Newlyweds totally wreck their raft and have to put it back together.

The Newlyweds arrive at the jungle just in time for John and Jessica to head onto the next clue. Meghan and Joey head down the river, but aren’t quick enough and the Newlyweds finish hunting before they arrive.

The Country Singers and the Globetrotters are the first teams to go on the jungle run and have a hard time hitting their targets. Dave and Connor still manage to be the first team to get the next clue, which leads them to Tanjun Aru Water Village. They’re followed by the Cowboys and the Afghanimals. The first team to arrive is Dave and Connor, who win a trip for two to Budapest, Hungary from Travelocity.

The Cowboys arrive in second, the Afghanimals in third, Margie and Luke in fourth, the Globetrotters in fifth, the Country Singers in sixth, John and Jessica in seventh, and the Newlyweds arrive in eighth. Sadly, Joey and Meghan arrive in last place and are eliminated.

What did you think of ‘The Amazing Race’ season 24, episode 3, ‘Welcome to the Jungle’?

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In interesting but potentially brilliant casting news, comedian Amy Schumer will be taking on the role of Barbie for a live-action film.

Take a moment to soak in the news. Now revel in the idea. This could be awesome.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amy Schumer is not only leading the project on screen, but she’ll also have an influence on the script.

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In interesting but potentially brilliant casting news, comedian Amy Schumer will be taking on the role of Barbie for a live-action film.

Take a moment to soak in the news. Now revel in the idea. This could be awesome.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amy Schumer is not only leading the project on screen, but she’ll also have an influence on the script.

Last year, Sony had their pick of three complete scripts for a live-action Barbie movie. Of those three, they chose Hilary Winston’s. Now that Schumer is on board, THR says to expect her and her sister, Kim Caramele, to rewrite Winston’s original idea.

The plot, given that Schumer doesn’t change the major details, “begins in a perfect land of Barbies where one woman slowly awakens to the fact that she doesn’t fit it. She is expelled from the idealistic land and journeys to the real world, where she discovers that being unique is an asset.”

The outlet also addresses the fact that Mattel has had to deal with plenty of criticism regarding body image and race when it comes to the Barbie toys. Schumer’s casting is a great way to speak to some of those issues, and will hopefully provide a positive and uplifting message by the movie’s end.

There will be, of course, some hesitation given Schumer’s previous work. One only has to look as far as Trainwreck and Inside Amy Schumer to see her comedy is often brutally honest and raunchy. Barbie would be shocked.

But Schumer is an actress, after all, and a brilliant comedian. For this “contemporary spin on beauty, feminism and identity,” she seems like just the right fit.

What do you think of Amy Schumer as Barbie?

It’s arguably the biggest day for Hamilton fans since the release of the original Broadway recording: The Hamilton Mixtape has arrived!

Following years of development, the Hamilton Mixtape was released around the world on Friday, December 2. Mixtape features, well, remixes of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton hits, sung by artists both big and small from various genres.

To celebrate the album’s release, a special #Ham4Ham was hosted at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Thursday night, where names like Ashanti, Ja Rule, Regina Spektor, and Andra Day performed their songs from Mixtape:

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It’s arguably the biggest day for Hamilton fans since the release of the original Broadway recording: The Hamilton Mixtape has arrived!

Following years of development, the Hamilton Mixtape was released around the world on Friday, December 2. Mixtape features, well, remixes of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton hits, sung by artists both big and small from various genres.

To celebrate the album’s release, a special #Ham4Ham was hosted at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Thursday night, where names like Ashanti, Ja Rule, Regina Spektor, and Andra Day performed their songs from Mixtape:

Stream ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’:

Spotify users can easily stream The Hamilton Mixtape below. You can also listen here via Apple Music.:

And you can purchase a physical copy from Amazon here (you know all the Hamilton fans in your life will want a physical copy):

Hamilton Mixtape tracklist

1. No John Trumbull (Intro) – The Roots
2. My Shot (feat. Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz & Nate Ruess) [Rise Up Remix] – The Roots
3. Wrote My Way Out – Nas, Dave East, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Aloe Blacc
4. Wait For It – Usher
5. An Open Letter (feat. Shockwave) [Interlude] – Watsky
6. Satisfied (feat. Miguel & Queen Latifah) – Sia
7. Dear Theodosia (feat. Ben Folds) – Regina Spektor
8. Valley Forge (Demo) – Lin-Manuel Miranda
9. It’s Quiet Uptown – Kelly Clarkson
10. That Would Be Enough – Alicia Keys
11. Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) – K’naan, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC, Residente
12. You’ll Be Back – Jimmy Fallon & The Roots
13. Helpless (feat. Ja Rule) – Ashanti
14. Take A Break (Interlude) – !llmind
15. Say Yes To This – Jill Scott
16. Congratulations – Dessa
17. Burn – Andra Day
18. Stay Alive (Interlude) – J.PERIOD & Stro Elliot
19. Slavery Battle (Demo) – Lin-Manuel Miranda
20. Washington’s By Your Side – Wiz Khalifa
21. History Has Its Eyes On You – John Legend
22. Who Tells Your Story (feat. Common & Ingrid Michaelson) – The Roots
23. Dear Theodosia (Reprise) – Chance The Rapper & Francis and The Lights

What are our favorite performances on ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’?

Chris Pratt is currently on a press tour for Passengers. Jennifer Lawrence may or may not be there too.

Passengers, the new sci-fi epic starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, comes out later this month. The promo tour has kicked off in Europe, with the two stars on hand to answer all our questions.

To entertain himself (and his fans!), Chris Pratt has been updating his Instagram with funny photos and captions from the tour.

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Chris Pratt is currently on a press tour for Passengers. Jennifer Lawrence may or may not be there too.

Passengers, the new sci-fi epic starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, comes out later this month. The promo tour has kicked off in Europe, with the two stars on hand to answer all our questions.

To entertain himself (and his fans!), Chris Pratt has been updating his Instagram with funny photos and captions from the tour.

There’s some real gold in there, but the best part is when he realizes that fans really want to see some pictures of Jennifer Lawrence — who doesn’t have her own social media accounts — and proceeds to very decidedly not include her!

Update: He did it again.


See some of the hilarious posts from Chris Pratt below:

Finally got that selfie with Jen y'all wanted. #passengersmovie

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Just hanging with my bestie Jen. #passengersmovie

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Here Jen and I pose with @elrubiuswtf

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Here's an extremely artistic and meaningful video I made in which Jen is heavily featured. #passengersmovie

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Another day down with me and my best buddy Jen. #London #passengersmovie

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Not going to lie — we’re almost as excited for the press interview videos as we are for the movie itself!

‘Passengers’ hits cinemas on December 21