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Abbott Nutrition is expanding its recall of baby formula to include some lots of the Similac PM 60/40 powdered instant formula.

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The president was set to highlight investments in everything from broadband access to bridge construction from November’s $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law, holding it up as an example of government reaching consensus and delivering change for the American people.

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Clayton Echard had a major realization when he sent Serene home. On Monday night's episode of The Bachelor, Clayton said goodbye to Serene after she told him "I love you" during her hometown date.

Before getting in the car and leaving Bachelor Mansion, Serene asked Clayton if he was ending things because he couldn't reciprocate her confession of love. When ET spoke with Clayton, he revealed why that question from Serene changed how he approached the rest of his journey on The Bachelor.

"When she left and she said, 'Hey, listen, I told you how I was feeling, expressed those feelings of love, was that what sent me home?' That is when I realized that, because you're withholding this information, these feelings, these women are going to now start to question if what you have is genuine," Clayton said. "That really did not sit right with me."

"Serene opened up my eyes tremendously, where I realized that I was making a mistake of harboring my emotions," he added. "I was withholding them because I was afraid that once I opened up in one area, I would open up in another, and that would lead me to going down that path of falling in love with multiple women. That was scary to me."

As fans of the franchise know, Clayton's fear did come true. In previews for the remainder of the season, Clayton confesses that he loves each of his final three women, Susie, Gabby and Rachel.

"I really was trying to stop myself from getting there because I didn't feel that it was the right thing to do," Clayton said. "I thought, 'There's no way you should be falling in love with multiple women. That's a mistake.' I was trying to convince myself to not do that."

But, Clayton said, Serene's exit made him realize, "I have to be forthcoming and I have to let these women know how I feel."

"I'm going to now allow myself to fall in love with multiple women, but then you're just going to have to roll with it and try to handle it to the best of your ability," he said.

Despite their breakup, Serene told ET that she still considers Clayton to be "a great guy." As for if she'd be interested in being the next Bachelorette, Serene said, "I'm definitely still open to opportunities for finding love."

"I did a lot of work with my breakup and going home to make sure that I'm not putting my walls back up, so I definitely feel ready to find that person," she said. "If the right opportunity presents itself... and I feel like it's something that's meant for me, then I would definitely be open to that."

Clayton Echard's season of The Bachelor airs Mondays on ABC. The "Women Tell All" episode will air on Tuesday, March 8. ET has got you covered throughout the entirety of Clayton's season with all of our Bachelor content


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The wrongful death lawsuit filed by Naya Rivera's family has been privately settled more than a year after it was first filed.

Ryan Dorsey first filed the lawsuit -- on behalf of his and Rivera's 6-year-old son, Josey -- in November 2020, against the Ventura County, California, United Water Conservation District and Ventura County’s Parks and Recreation Management for "wrongful death and negligent infliction of emotional distress."

Attorney Amjad M. Khan, who represents Josey and Rivera's estate, released a statement to ET on Monday, sharing, "In Josey Hollis Dorsey and the Estate of Naya Rivera’s litigation relating to the drowning death of Naya Rivera on July 8, 2020, all parties have entered into a global settlement, which is subject to approval by the Ventura Superior Court on March 16."

"Through this settlement, Josey will receive just compensation for having to endure the drowning of his beloved mother at Lake Piru," the statement continued. "Though the tragic loss of Josey’s mother can never truly be overcome, we are very pleased that the monetary settlement will significantly assist Josey with his life beyond this tragedy."

On July 8, Rivera went missing in Lake Piru, located in the Los Padres National Forest in Ventura County, California, for several days. The actress and her son had decided to have a day out on the water, but he was later found alone in the boat they had rented without his mom, who was later found dead. Rivera was 33.

The lawsuit alleged that Rivera's death was preventable and that the boat that she and her son were in at Lake Piru did not comply with Coast Guard safety standards.

“[The boat] was not equipped with a safely accessible ladder, adequate rope, an anchor, a radio or any security mechanisms to prevent swimmers from being separated from their boats,” court documents, obtained by ET at the time, claimed. “Disturbingly, later inspection revealed that the boat was not even equipped with any flotation or lifesaving devices, in direct violation of California law, which requires that all pontoons longer than 16 feet be equipped with flotation devices."

The lawsuit also alleged that Lake Piru did not a have signs warning of the lake's "strong currents, low visibility, high winds, changing water depths, underwater caves, ledges and drop offs, or the trees, brush and other debris that congest its waters due to the vastly changing water levels and winds."

This past January, Dorsey -- who had been married to Rivera from 2014 to 2018 --  paid tribute to the late Glee actress on what would have been her 35th birthday, and shared how proud he knows she would be of their son, in a statement to People.

"She knew how willing Josey was to share his things, but she'd be so proud to see how he'll give things he loves away to friends or donate them," Dorsey shared. "

"He has this unique literal laugh-out-LOUD cackle of laugh when he's watching TV that's kind of obnoxiously endearing like hers was, but his even more so," he continued. "No matter your mood, it would make anyone smile if you heard it."

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Clayton Echard just took the next step with his final four women. On Monday night's episode of The Bachelor, the medical sales rep traveled across the country to meet Susie, Gabby, Serene and Rachel's families, all of which ET is breaking down in the recap below.

In Virginia with Susie, Clayton got a peek into the wedding videographer's heart, thanks to a touching story from her dad. When Clayton traveled to Colorado for Gabby, the ICU nurse finally confessed her feelings for him.

Clayton next headed to Oklahoma, where Serene, a teacher, laid it all on the table. In Florida, Clayton faced flight instructor Rachel's intimidating dad with apparent ease.

Keep reading for a full recap of episode 8 of The Bachelor.

Susie Sees a Future With Clayton

Clayton arrived in Virginia for his first hometown date believing that he'd "already begun to fall in love" with Susie. The wedding videographer gave Clayton a peek at one of her hobbies, taking him to a Jiu-Jitsu lesson.

Afterward, the pair had a romantic picnic on the beach, and Susie opened up about what she went through when her dad got really sick, and her fear that he wouldn't be able to walk her down the aisle one day. Susie told Clayton that her dad "set such a standard on what a man should be," as the duo headed off to meet the man in question.

Clayton quickly understood what Susie loved so much about her dad, as the patriarch recalled his daughter sitting by his bedside all night when he was ill. In turn, Clayton stated that Susie's exes "are dumb as a box of rocks."

That seemed to win over Susie's dad, who told Clayton, "When you guys walked in the door, there was definitely something there with you guys. I felt really comfortable with having you come into my house. You seem like a really good guy. I know Susie would know if you’re a bad guy or not. I defer to her judgment. I’ll tell you this, if Susie loves you, we’ll love you." 

During a conversation with Susie's mom, Clayton gushed about being "blown away" by Susie, but stopped short of saying he was in love with her. Susie, though, had no problem telling her mom her true feelings, confessing, "I think I could marry this man, but it’s still very scary because Clayton is somebody who could break my heart." 

Even though Susie's mom warned her to "proceed with caution," Susie said in a confessional, "I feel like my family could see Clayton becoming part of the family.”

Gabby Is Falling in Love

Clayton arrived in Denver next, and took off on a hike with Gabby. The ICU nurse dropped a not-so-subtle hint, when she led Clayton to a place known as Proposal Rock.

The pair relaxed in a hot tub after their hike, and Gabby revealed that Clayton would be meeting her aunt, uncle, cousin and grandpa. Absent from the family meet-and-greet would be Gabby's dad, who decided to sit the whole thing out due to COVID-19 concerns, amid his girlfriend's cancer battle.

The meeting got off to a hilariously rocky start when Clayton blushed over Gabby's memorable limo entrance, but the ribbing was all in good fun, as Gabby's grandpa told her beau, "So far I like what I see."

After Gabby had a heart-to-heart with her aunt, uncle and cousin, she got an epic surprise when her dad pulled up outside the house and held up cards expressing his love, à la Love Actually. The gesture left Gabby in tears.

"Bringing Clayton home went as well as I could imagine," Gabby said in a confessional, before telling the Bachelor himself, "I definitely feel like I’m falling in love with you." 

A giggling Clayton proclaimed, "There it is! I might’ve been waiting on that a little bit." 

"I’ve felt it for a while, but seeing you with my family just solidified things," Gabby told him, before admitting in a confessional, "I’m so ready to be engaged and share our lives together."

Serene Says 'I Love You'

Clayton next arrived in Oklahoma, and was immediately pushed out of his comfort zone when Serene revealed they'd be doing a high-up obstacle course. 

Clayton didn't totally keep his cool during the challenge, but that actually endeared Serene to him. "I’ll never forget him freaking out at the top of that thing. I got to see him going through all of the emotions and being human. I don’t want him to feel like he can’t be scared in front of me, which today he showed me that he very clearly can," she said.

After conquering the course, Clayton and Serene headed off to meet her mom, brother and best friend. Her brother immediately noticed that Serene seemed "really, really happy," but he noted that was "bittersweet for me, because the higher you are, the harder you fall."

Serene's brother voiced his concerns to Clayton, telling the Bachelor that the teacher is "really fragile." Those worries weren't totally eased when Clayton admitted he was not in love with Serene yet.

When Serene spoke to her brother, he cried over the possibility of her winding up with her heart broken. Even with the concern from her family, Serene confessed her feelings to Clayton.

"After today, I’m not falling in love with you, I’m in love with you," she told a grinning Clayton. "Seeing you with my family really solidified that for me. I don’t think it could have gone any better."

Clayton Thinks Rachel 'Could Be My Wife'

Last up was a visit to Florida to see Rachel. The pair went kayaking, paid a visit to the Kissing Tree, and couldn't keep their hands off of each other during the activity.

While Rachel said in a confessional that she did "truly feel that Clayton could be my husband," she warned the Bachelor that her father "never really liked any of her exes" and said that he would be "very skeptical" about their relationship.

Clayton said in a confessional that he wanted to "win over" Rachel's family, but her dad revealed in a confessional of his own that he'd offered to beat up her last boyfriend when they had an argument.

When Clayton finally got a chance to sit down with the man in question, Rachel's dad was quick to question him about whether or not he'd support Rachel's dream of being a pilot.

Clayton confirmed that he "loves that she’s independent, I love that she’s passionate about being a pilot," even saying he'd move for Rachel if needed. 

While Rachel's dad admitted that things seemed good between the pair, he still expressed his fear that Rachel would wind up hurt. Clayton said he "will hurt somebody" as part of the process, but had "no intention of hurting Rachel." In fact, Clayton said he did "see a future with her" and has even "dreamt about getting down on a knee and proposing to her."

After Rachel spoke to her dad, he appeared to be won over, something that delighted Clayton.

"I see a future more than I ever have with Rachel," Clayton said in a confessional. "I don’t know if today could’ve went any better... Rachel absolutely could be my wife."

Rachel agreed, telling Clayton, "If I was falling in love with you before, I’m falling even harder for you now."

A Heartbreaking Goodbye

Back in Los Angeles, Clayton admitted to host Jesse Palmer that he was "falling in love with all the women in a different capacity." His feelings for Serene weren't on par with the rest of the relationships, though, and he ended up sending her home during the rose ceremony.

When he walked her out, Serene questioned if her departure was because she said "I love you" and he couldn't reciprocate those feelings.

"I just had to look back and reflect and say, 'Where do I stand with my heart?'" Clayton answered. "I just have stronger connections." 

Once in the car and driving away, Serene admitted that she was "shocked, confused."

"I literally told the man I was falling in love with him and in love with him. If that doesn’t do something for him, then there’s nothing I can do," she said. "It sucks, it really does. I wish it were different. Clayton was able to break down my walls. I gave it my all. I can feel myself closing back up, and that’s why I have nothing else to say to him."

Drama in the Fantasy Suites

Next week, fans will be treated to two episodes of The Bachelor. First, on Monday night, the Fantasy Suites. The "Women Tell All" episode will follow on Tuesday. 

In the Fantasy Suites preview, Clayton appears to tell both Susie and Rachel that he's in love with them.

His confessions lead him to realize, "I don’t want to hurt anybody, but I’m going to." 

That hurt will play out in dramatic fashion, as Susie walks away from a table crying, Rachel sobs while still on a staircase, and Gabby bemoans, "He told me that he was falling in love with me."

When Clayton tells two of the women, "I am in love with each of you, and I was also intimate with both of you," Susie is left stating, "I shouldn’t have to ask my future husband to not sleep with somebody else," while Rachel says, "I never thought he could be in love with three of us. In love!" 

As for Clayton, he tells the cameras, "I’m so broken."

Clayton Echard's season of The Bachelor airs Mondays on ABC. The "Women Tell All" episode will air on Tuesday, March 8. ET has got you covered throughout the entirety of Clayton's season with all of our Bachelor content


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Whether you grew up watching Good TimesFamily MattersLiving Single, or That's So Raven, you know the joy of Black TV. From sitcoms to dramas, musicals and comedies, Black-led shows have delighted audiences since Diahann Carroll's Julia became the first weekly series to star a Black woman in a non-stereotypical role in 1968. We've come a long way since then, and TV has changed along with society's ever-evolving landscape.

Culturally, we've always seen the '90s as the peak of Black TV, and that was the point in time when there were the most shows starring majority Black casts on American TV. Since then, the number of Black TV shows has only decreased. But in the past decade, Black creators have ushered in a renaissance of entertainment that's provided viewers with entirely new adventures that reflect how beautifully unique Black lives can be. 

It may seem like shows such as Power, Black-ish and Black Lightning have nothing in common -- and story-wise, they often don't -- but they are all part of a shift in media that reminded viewers that there's a variety of Black stories ready to be savored. Shows such as ScandalQueen SugarPose and Abbott Elementary have highlighted how the Black experience isn't a monolith, and, whether you're a fan or not, there's so much more to be explored with Black talent behind, as well as in front of, the cameras. 

In that spirit, here are 8 shows that we believe helped usher in the renaissance of Black TV.

Scandal (2012-2018)

Okay, Gladiators, now let's get in formation. Shonda Rhimes already had ABC viewers in a chokehold with her medical drama Grey's Anatomy, but when she introduced us to Olivia Pope and her fabulous wardrobe, she turned the TV game on its head. Scandal was the political thriller that had more twists and turns than anyone -- even the cast -- could keep track of, but even if fans couldn't quite understand its meandering plotlines, Kerry Washington and her troubling taste in men kept them coming back for more every Thursday night. 

'Scandal' Cast

But Scandal did more than just titillate audiences with political drama, it changed the way people saw TV. When the show premiered in April 2012, a Black woman hadn't had the lead role in a network drama for nearly 40 -- Washington's Emmy nomination for the first season was the first time a Black American woman was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 18 years.

(Viola Davis ended up winning the award in 2015 for the Rhimes follow up, How to Get Away With Murder.)

Not only did the show put the idea that a Black female lead would alienate audiences into a watery grave as it deserved, but it also proved how much audiences would devote to it. Scandal practically owned social media on Thursdays, leading the charge for shows to actively interact with their fans online. Its popularity and critical acclaim paved the way for Davis's How to Get Away With Murder, as well as all the other Black-led shows that followed. We'll raise a glass to that!

Power (2014-2020)

What Scandal did for Black female leads, Power did for Black-led crime dramas. The series was created and produced by Courtney A. Kemp in collaboration with 50 Cent, and it led to an entire TV universe with four spin-offs. Not only has the drama introduced a score of Black talent to the entertainment business, but, much like Rhimes connected the worlds of Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder, it's created a world with the ability to evolve with each new spinoff. What began as the story of James St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), a drug dealer trying to leave the criminal life behind, has become an exploration of the intricate world of crime and politics. The Power universe closely examines the complexities behind the "hard" life, how the line between right and wrong isn't so clear and how, in the end, it's all about one thing: power. 

Black-ish (2014-2022)

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What Kemp and 50 Cent have done with Power, Kenya Barris did with Black-ish. Bringing back the joy of family sitcoms, Barris introduced viewers to the Johnson family, led by Andre 'Dre' Johnson (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow 'Bow' Johnson (Tracee Ellis Ross). The show follows the lives of Bow and Dre's upper-class family, with their five children, nosy parents, and numerous famous-faced friends and family.

The show has been praised for providing viewers with a modern interpretation of a Black family as they tackle personal and sociopolitical issues, and deal with real-time struggles as the world around the Johnsons reflects the turmoil of our own lives. Much like the Black sitcoms that came before them, the show never shied away from exploring issues and pushing boundaries, but approached most topics with a lightness that wanted to educate as it entertained.

The series led to the birth of the Yara Shahidi-led Freeform series, Grown-ish, the short-lived prequel series Mixed-ish, and the side-lined spin-off, Old-ish.

Insecure (2016-2021)

Since the HBO series premiered in 2016, it's been compared to several classic Black sitcoms including Living Single and Girlfriends, and that's with good reason. Like those that came before it, Insecure took viewers into the lives of four distinctly different Black women and showed how complex and varied the Black experience can be, even within one friend group.

Issa Molly Insecure

With every episode, Issa Rae and company not only took viewers on a rollercoaster of emotions as the cast went through their five seasons of glow-ups but also brought the beauty of a rapidly gentrifying South Los Angeles to the TV screen. Rae didn't just get fans invested in the lives and loves of her characters, she highlighted Black-owned neighborhood spots, fashion brands, interior design brands, musicians and more. She showed viewers what it meant to be Black in LA, from where to eat to where to shop, local organizations to invest in and more. 

Five seasons of trials and tribulations -- along with increasingly mind-blowingly amazing soundtracks -- guaranteed that Insecure will stand the test of time, and the dynamic foursome that made us tune in every Sunday will live on alongside the great TV friendships that came before them. And, much like the previously mentioned creators, Rae ensured that the buck wouldn't stop with Insecure. Her production company, Hoorae Media, has several projects currently in production, including A Black Lady Sketch Show, Sweet Life: Los Angeles, Rap Sh*t, a revival of Project Greenlight and many more. 

Black Lightning (2018-2021)

We've had Black superheroes on shows before, but none quite like what Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil did with The CW's Black Lightning. The series explored the life of the titular retired hero as he returns to work as a superhero and how it affects his career and family. The last time viewers had a whole Black superhero family was Disney Channel's 2000 original movie Up, Up and Away, and the Cress Williams-led series was remarkedly different from that. 

The series explored the life of a vigilante from the eyes of a Black hero, striving to capture an "authentic Black voice" with a predominantly Black writing staff. The efforts paid off, as Black Lightning gave a perspective that comic books lovers had rarely seen in live-action. Nothing in the show occurred within a bubble where racism, white supremacy and police brutality didn't exist -- the writers strove to address real-life situations in ways that added to the story. The show even made history by having the first black lesbian superhero on television. While there isn't a spinoff to look forward to, Black Lightning opened the door for Black superheroes to be fully explored in a way they never have been before. And, as long as the Arrowverse exists, we'll hopefully be seeing those costumed heroes again.

Pose (2018-2021)

It's safe to say that FX's groundbreaking series following the lives transgender women and gay men of color as they live out their best lives in the ballroom scene and navigate the realties of living in a less than accepting New York City during the AIDS crisis, changed the TV landscape forever. Co-created and executive produced by Steven Canals alongside Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, Pose made history by having the largest LGBTQ cast and crew on any primetime series. And outside of the acclaimed documentary, Paris Is Burning, which chronicled the lives of trans women during the same era, it was the first time these kinds of characters and stories were portrayed onscreen in an authentic way. 

And, appropriately, the series made history all throughout its three-year run. Janet Mock, Our Lady J and Silas Howard, the producing team behind the series, became the first openly transgender people ever nominated for Outstanding Drama Series in 2019. In addition to the top prize, the series was also nominated for four technical categories as well as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for star Billy Porter, who was the first openly gay Black man to be nominated, and later win, in that category. 

MJ Rodriguez, whose full name is Michaela Jaé, became the first trans woman to be nominated and win a Golden Globe after winning the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama category for her role as Blanca Evangelista in the FX series.  

Mj Rodriguez in Pose

"Now there’s representation in the zeitgeist, in the mainstream that speaks directly to the communities that are still [marginalized]," Porter told ET when asked about the show's legacy, adding that Pose "is going to show the people who greenlight things in Hollywood that a bunch of brown and Black LGBTQ people can make a show and it can be a hit and it can be successful. And that the talent is out here."

Queens (2021)

One of the newer series to the list, ABC's Queens hasn't made history yet, but it has revitalized that loveable mesh of musical drama shows that we haven't seen since Empire and STAR. The star-studded series that follows a fierce foursome of talented women getting back to their hip-hop royalty days, which is a rarity when it comes to shows focused on rappers. Not only does the show fully embrace its leading women taking control, but it's everything fans love: fun, sexy, messy and fabulous. And while the show tastefully addresses the real-life trials and tribulations that Black women face in both the music industry and life in general, it never fails to dial up the drama with a flair that keeps viewers coming back for more.

And with a cast that includes the talents of Brandy, Eve, Naturi Naughton, Nadine Velazquez and Pepi Sonuga, there was never any doubt that it would bring the tunes. 

Abbott Elementary (2021)

If you haven't heard about ABC's newest comedy, you haven't been paying attention. Quinta Brunson's Abbott Elementary ushers in the return of the mockumentary, this time at an elementary school. Inspired by the creator, writer and star's personal childhood experience, the series follows a group of Philadelphia schoolteachers as they struggle to provide their students with the best education with the little resources they're given. The series has quickly risen to critical acclaim for giving viewers an authentic yet heartwarming look at the public school system. The series maintains its authentic Philly tone thanks to Brunson's work behind the scenes and is a beautiful letter to teachers who always strive to do their best for their students. 

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