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Larry David Thinks Hamilton's Success Has Been Propelled By White People Trying To Be 'Hip'! See What He Said!

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As usual, his enthusiasm is curbed.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash hit Hamilton is undoubtedly the biggest sensation on Broadway these days — setting a record number of Tony Awards nominations and even winning a Pulitzer prize!

But according to Larry David, the musical's success is less due to its accolades and more because of white people trying to be "hip."

Related: Lin-Manuel Miranda Tops TIME's '100 Most Influential People'!

On Tuesday's episode of the Mike Lucpica Show, the Curb Your Enthusiasm star admitted the hip-hop history show was "incredible" — but has a particular "theory on a lot of the people that are seeing it."

He explained:

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Watch Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth Have An Epically Wicked Reunion Singing A NEW Version Of For Good!

It's the reunion we've been waiting 12 years to see!

Both Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth have tackled a ton of roles over the years, but none more iconic than playing Broadway's original Elphaba and Galinda in the musical sensation Wicked!

Since their flight run on stage ended, the talented duo hasn't performed together since the 2004 Tony Awards — until now!

Video: Little Girl Has Some Seriously Wicked Vocals On Britain's Got Talent!

In a new video shown at Second Stage Theater's gala honoring Wicked producer David Stone, the OG Elphie and Glinda finally reunite for a new performance of For Good!

Even though it's been over a decade since the Popular divas sang a duet together, their bestie chemistry makes it seem like no time has passed at all!

Ch-ch-check out the AH-Mazing performance (above)!

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Jennifer Hudson Full-On Admits She Was Only Cast In The Color Purple Because She's A Celeb!

See what she had to say HERE!

Jennifer Hudson is getting real about her role on Broadway!

On Tuesday, a fan took to Twitter to express outrage over the fact that the soulful singer was not nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in The Color Purple.

Related: Jennifer Will Star In Hairspray Live!

The JHud supporter wrote:

However, the 34-year-old responded to straight-up say that the only reason she was cast in the first place was because of her celeb status!

Ch-ch-check out her post (below)!

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Hamilton Sets New Record With 16 Tony Award Nominations — See The Full List Of Nominees HERE!

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It's no secret the Broadway hit Hamilton has captured everyone's attention.

Not only has did the cast of Hamilton perform at the Grammys AND the White House, but it won a freaking Pulitzer Prize already!

Well now Lin Manuel-Miranda's production has done it again as the 70th annual Tony Awards announced their nominees this morning and Hamilton set a new record with 16 nominations!

Video: Our Tonys Correspondent Iain Armitage Steals The Spotlight On Little Big Shots!

The former record holders were The Producers and Billy Elliot, which were tied with 15.

The awards were announced by The Book of Mormon alums Nikki M. James and Andrew Rannells, with other notable nominees including Steve Martin, Jessica Lange, and Lupita Nyong'o!

Ch-ch-check out the full list (below) and let us know who YOU want to win!

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Jennifer Hudson Will Star In NBC’s Hairspray Live!

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An Oscar for Dreamgirls, an Emmy for Hairspray?!

We've known for a couple months that NBC's next planned musical is none other than Hairspray Live!, but we only just got our first casting news for the event on Monday… and we could not be more excited!

That's because it was just announced that Jennifer Hudson has been selected to play "Motormouth" Maybelle — the role Queen Latifah portrayed in the 2007 film!

Video: J.Hud & The Color Purple Cast Remember Prince With Purple Rain

But that's not the only update we've got for ya — Harvey Fierstein will also be reprising his role as Edna Turnblad, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical back in 2003!

Two leads down, nine to go.

Make sure to catch J.Hud, Harvey, and the rest of the to-be-determined cast when Hairspray Live! debuts Wednesday, December 7 on NBC!

Whom do U want to see join the cast next??

[Image via Jennifer Hudson/Instagram.]

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