• Joshua Ledet continues to impress on 'Idol'
    2012-04-26 06:28:05 UTC

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joshua Ledet earned another pair of standing ovations on "American Idol." The powerful 20-year-old gospel singer from Westlake, La., got the Fox talent contest's judges on their feet again Wednesday after his energetic take on Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" and restrained rendition of India.Arie's "Ready...
  • Actor Sean Penn receives award for work in Haiti
    2012-04-25 20:27:55 UTC

    - CHICAGO (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn has accepted an award from a gathering of Nobel Peace Prize laureates for his work in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Penn received the 2012 Peace Summit Award on Wednesday afternoon in Chicago, where Peace Prize laureates have been gathered for a three-day summit. He said in an emotional ...
  • Jack Black, 'Bernie' Star, Opens Up About 'Green Lantern' And 'The Fall Guy'
    2012-04-25 18:33:32 UTC

    When I met with Jack Black at a Midtown Manhattan hotel, he was fighting a sore throat. Black's under the weather demeanor, lounging on the couch in what can be best described as "I'm sick, so I want to be comfortable" attire, gave the entire proceeding a sense of informality. An informality that resulted in (A) Black all but admitting...
  • Obama 'Slow Jams The News' With Jimmy Fallon (VIDEO)
    2012-04-25 13:02:30 UTC

    On Wednesday night, President Barack Obama did what no president has done before: He slow jammed the news with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots on "Late Night." Stepping in for regular news jammer Brian Williams, Obama slow jammed one of his policy positions over the smooth vamping of house band The Roots. "I'm President Barack Obama, ...
  • 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' Renewed For 3 More Seasons
    2012-04-25 06:56:38 UTC

    NEW YORK -- The Kardashian family will continue living life on TV for the next three years. The E! Entertainment network said Tuesday it had reached a deal with its most bankable franchise to make three more seasons of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians." TMZ reports the family will be paid over $40 million for the 3 seasons, making t...
  • 'Dark Knight Rises' promises violence
    2012-04-25 01:12:19 UTC

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — This isn't your father's Caped Crusader. Christopher Nolan's latest Batman flick features an injured Bruce Wayne leaning on a cane, Anne Hathaway rocking red lips and a leather body suit as Catwoman, and a Gotham City football game interrupted by explosions and mayhem. Nolan unveiled footage from "The Dark Knight...
  • Jenna Fischer, 'The Office' Star, On Tribeca's 'The Giant Mechanical Man' And The Future Of Pam Halpert
    2012-04-24 20:27:40 UTC

    While watching Jenna Fischer play Janice in "The Giant Mechanical Man" (premiering this week at the Tribeca Film Festival), it's hard not to think, Oh, I remember her. Not that Fischer has disappeared, but the wide-eyed innocence of Janice is refreshingly reminiscent of Fischer portrayal of Pam Beasley during the early seasons of "The ...
  • Despite A New Hate-Filled Rant, Mel Gibson May Have Nabbed A New Role
    2012-04-24 14:40:35 UTC

    Mel Gibson In 'Machete Kills'? Robert Rodriguez Wants Mel For 'Machete' Sequel - - Mel Gibson is in the news again, but not because of a terrifying audio recording. According to Deadline.com, the embattled actor is in talks to join "Machete Kills" for director Robert Rodriguez. The film is a follow-up to Rodriguez's 2010 grindho...
  • Zac Efron Leads Stars At European Premiere Of 'The Lucky One' VIDEO
    2012-04-24 10:40:59 UTC

    Heartthrob Zac Efron confessed he is "a sap" for romantic movies at the premiere of his latest film. The star, who found fame in the all-singing, all-dancing High School Musical flicks, plays a US marine who finds love after returning from Iraq in new drama The Lucky One. Efron, whose presence reduced some fans to tears ahead of ...
  • Prince Harry Returning to the United States!
    2012-04-24 06:09:46 UTC

    Prince Harry puts his arms around two of the winners of the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday (April 22) in London, England. The 27-year-old royal will be returning to the United States next month to receive an award honoring his work with war veterans and serving members of the armed forces. The Atlantic Council will be giving Ha...
  • It's Official! Lindsay Lohan to Play Elizabeth Taylor, Producer Gushes LiLo Has "Sparkle of Today"
    2012-04-23 20:59:04 UTC

    Congratulations, Lindsay Lohan. Gal can finally update her IMDb profile with the role of a lifetime (literally)—she's officially set to star as Elizabeth Taylor in the Lifetime movie, Liz and Dick. There's been mucho speculation for sometime that Linds would take on the iconic role (including some less than subtle hints from the act...
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: What A Long, Strange Trip It Was
    2012-04-23 19:27:22 UTC

    I began watching Sunday's episode of "Mad Men" (Sundays at 10 p.m. ET on AMC) a half-hour after it began airing, and before I logged off Twitter, I saw a few tweets along the lines of "What the hell?" Then I began watching the episode, and it wasn't long before I was saying, "What the hell?" About 17 minutes in, before we'd fully fi...
  • Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift Rope in CMT Music Award Nominations
    2012-04-23 16:10:04 UTC

    It's a man's world? Not where country music is concerned. The nominations for the 2012 CMT Music Awards were announced this morning and it's safe to say the ladies are showing those fellas who's boss. Country cutie and perpetual crossover fave Carrie Underwood led the way, scoring a leading five nominations, including Video and Perf...
  • 'Think Like A Man' Wins Box Office With $33 Million, Beating 'Lucky One,' 'Hunger Games' And 'Chimpanzee'
    2012-04-23 09:20:01 UTC

    LOS ANGELES — The date-night movies "Think Like a Man" and "The Lucky One" finally have knocked "The Hunger Games" off its No. 1 box-office perch. "Think Like a Man," based on Steve Harvey's dating-advice best-seller, debuted as the top weekend draw with $33 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. That's almost double what st...
  • Game of Thrones Recap: Who Has a New Secret Weapon to Win the Iron Throne?
    2012-04-23 05:47:18 UTC

    As Robb Stark's (Richard Madden) hotness soldiers on towards King's Landing, the battle between the Baratheon brothers heats up. Does Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane) have a secret weapon that could win him the war? And just how much worse can the little brat King Joffrey (Jack Gleeson) get? Hint: A lot worse. Find out what happe...
  • Chaz Bono, Josh Hutcherson win GLAAD Awards
    2012-04-22 22:33:07 UTC

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chaz Bono picked up a pair of trophies at the GLAAD Media Awards. The 43-year-old transgender activist and author was honored with the outstanding documentary prize and Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 23rd annual Media Awards for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Bono won along with directors Fenton ...
  • Bee Gee Robin Gibb wakes from coma
    2012-04-22 22:39:54 UTC

    LONDON (AP) — Robin Gibb's spokesman says the Bee Gees star has woken from a coma and is showing signs of recovery. The 62-year-old singer fell into a coma last week after contracting pneumonia. Doug Wright on Saturday said that Gibb had been able to nod and communicate with his family members, who have surrounded his bedside for...
  • Victoria Beckham Launches the Range Rover Evoque Special Edition!
    2012-04-22 13:05:51 UTC

    - - Victoria Beckham has partnered with the Land Rover Design team to launch the all new Range Rover Evoque Special Edition! The 38-year-old award-winning fashion designer also teamed up with fashion photographer Nick Knight to create a film and bank of images to bring this collaboration to life! The Range Rover Evoque Spec...
  • Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb wakes from coma
    2012-04-22 06:27:07 UTC

    Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has woken from a coma after more than a week and begun to show signs of recovery. Spokesman Doug Wright said he was able to nod and communicate with his family who have held a constant vigil at his beside in a central London hospital. The 62-year-old fell into a coma after contracting pneumonia in his b...
  • Week in Review: Dick Clark RIP, Brad & Angelina's Rules of Engagement, Tupac Resurrected
    2012-04-21 19:03:42 UTC

    It's really enough that the world lost a legend—not to mention several other great talents—this week. But so much other stuff happened, too, including the eerie reemergence of a long-deceased legend. And it's all right here... RIP DICK CLARK: The TV icon who changed the live-broadcast landscape with American Bandstand, his N...
  • Unauthorized biography spills Simon Cowell secrets
    2012-04-21 15:55:48 UTC

    LONDON (AP) — He gets colonic irrigations, Botox injections and vitamin drips, and insists on black toilet paper in his home. A revealing new biography offers intimate — some might say too intimate — details about Simon Cowell, along with a portrait of the entertainment mogul's savvy business side. "Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Li...

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    2012-04-21 12:18:25 UTC

    Tupac Alive Suge Knight Tupac is still alive, if you ask Suge Knight. Suge Knight isn't 100 percent sure Tupac Shakur is dead, despite having been the driver of the car in which Tupac was fatally shot in 1996. Knight reignited (sorry) the controversy on a Los Angeles radio show Friday, adding that "nobody seen Tupac dead." No wo...
  • Taylor Swift: Joni Mitchell Biopic?
    2012-04-21 07:24:56 UTC

    Taylor Swift may play musician Joni Mitchell in the upcoming adaptation of Sheila Weller‘s book “Girls Like Us.” Variety reports the pic will follow the careers of singers Joni, Carly Simon, and Carole King (Alison Pill auditioned for the role). House exec producer Katie Jacobs is directing the Sony Pictures and Di Bonaventura Pi...
  • American Idol's Colton Dixon: Singing Lady Gaga Song Was a Mistake!
    2012-04-20 19:55:50 UTC

    Just like his American Idol favorite Chris Daughtry, Colton Dixon was—according to most of the show's fans—eliminated from the competition way too soon. But is Colton blaming Lady Gaga for his elimination? While he's not pointing fingers at the pop singer directly, he is kicking himself for choosing to perform her hit song "Bad Rom...
  • From Justin Timberlake to Lady Gaga: Top Five High-larious Pot Quotes!
    2012-04-20 11:46:01 UTC

    Happy 4/20, Awful readers! And just before we celebrate Earth Day, we're paying tribute to another budding holiday that still has some of your favorite celebs "going green." Obviously, we're talking about 4/20—which celebrates all things marijuana—and we've found some friends in high places that just might be celebrating in T-tow...