• Keith Urban, Academy of Country Music Awards, Carrie Underwood - Highlights and Winners
    2017-04-03 03:49:10 UTC

    Keith Urban, Academy of Country Music Awards, Carrie Underwood - Highlights and winners - Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban and more couples rock ... Country music's king and queen, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, sat front and center at the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night, and for good ...
  • Yusuf Islam, known as Cat Stevens is coming back to New Zealand
    2017-04-02 08:34:45 UTC

    Yusuf Islam - better known as Cat Stevens - is coming back to New Zealand. There might never have been a Cat Stevens if it weren't for Jane Fonda. The Beatles, the Yardbirds and even the Monkees also had a hand in his creation - though not necessarily in the way you might think. Now called Yusuf Islam - a name he adopted a yea...
  • Bob Dylan finally got the Nobel Literature prize
    2017-04-02 03:28:26 UTC

    Bob Dylan got the Nobel Literature prize-giving he wished for on Saturday, a Swedish broadcaster reported, finally receiving his diploma and medal in a private ceremony in Stockholm a world away from the media storm the award has generated. The Swedish Academy that hands out the Nobels said on Wednesday the media-shy singer-songwrit...
  • Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for Amy Winehouse
    2017-03-24 05:39:53 UTC

    Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for Amy Winehouse. In a wide-ranging interview with the music writer Bill Flanagan, Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for the late Amy Winehouse, calling her "The last real individualist around"; his and George Harrison's abortive bid years ago to record with Elvis Presley, ("He (Elvis) did sh...
    2017-03-19 08:46:55 UTC

    By Bill Trott CHUCK BERRY DIES — Chuck Berry, who duck-walked his way into the pantheon of rock 'n' roll pioneers as one of its most influential guitarists and as the creator of raucous anthems that defined the genre's early sound and heartbeat, died on Saturday, March 19, 2017 at his Missouri home. Police in St. Charles County, ...
  • "Beauty and the Beast" star Emma Watson is planning legal action over stolen photos
    2017-03-16 08:07:13 UTC

    LONDON ( Entertainment ) — Disney classic "Beauty and the Beast" star Emma Watson is planning legal action over photos said to have been leaked online, but her representatives on Wednesday denied reports that the pictures showed the British actress nude. "Photos from a clothes fitting Emma had with a stylist a couple of years ago ha...
  • Kristen Stewart hopes to help others by going public about her sexual orientation
    2017-03-10 20:32:24 UTC

    New York — Kristen Stewart hopes to help others by going public about her sexual orientation. The 26-year-old, who used to date her co-star from the "Twilight" film series, Robert Pattinson, made headlines in February when she announced she was gay while hosting the U.S. late night sketch show "Saturday Night Live". Sporting a bl...
  • Schwarzenegger will not be back for NBC's reality show, because Trump
    2017-03-04 07:45:39 UTC

    By Piya Sinha-Roy | LOS ANGELES — Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Friday he will not be back for another season of NBC's reality show "The Celebrity Apprentice," blaming U.S. President Donald Trump's ongoing role as executive producer for low ratings. Action movie star Schwarzenegger took over as host of "Celebrity Apprentice" l...
  • The full list of Oscar winners 2017: Stars get political at Oscars
    2017-02-27 10:17:25 UTC

    By Jill Serjeant | LOS ANGELES "Moonlight" won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, beating favorite "La La Land" for the movie industry's most prestigious award. But in a highly unusual mishap, presenter Warren Beatty first, mistakenly initially announced that musical "La La Land" had won, causing confusion and uproar on Holl...
  • Denzel Washington may join Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson who have won 3 Oscars
    2017-02-24 07:47:41 UTC

    By Jill Serjeant | LOS ANGELES — Denzel Washington plays a talkative, bombastic, larger-than-life dad whose personality leaps off the screen. Casey Affleck, by contrast, plays an introverted father, taciturn, mumbling and depressed. Both men are competing to be named best actor at Sunday's Oscars in what award watchers say is...
  • The Oscars 2017 | 89th Academy Awards
    2017-02-23 09:19:54 UTC

    By Alicia Powell | LOS ANGELES — It's not just women who are getting ready for the Oscars' red carpet on Sunday. Employing everything from paint to cosmetic procedures, Hollywood's leading men are increasingly getting a little help to look their best on the most high-profile red carpet in the world. <hr><a href="http://www.g...
  • Civil Rights: Loving v. Virginia
    2020-06-13 02:42:21 UTC

    <h1>Happy Loving Day!</h1> <p><em>The US Supreme Court struck down laws that banned interracial marriages in 16 states 53 years ago. The case that resulted in this decision was brought to the court by Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple who were jailed in Virginia and told to leave the state for being married. The case...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger to Trump: 'Why don't we switch jobs?'
    2017-02-03 01:30:28 UTC

    Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Instagram and Twitter and offered this rebuttal: "Hey, Donald. I've got a great idea. Why don't we switch jobs? You take over TV, as you're such an expert in ratings. I take over your job and people can finally get to sleep comfortably again." <hr><blockquote><a href="https://twitter.com/Schwarzenegger...
  • Singer of 'La Lambada' Loalwa Braz found dead in Brazil
    2017-01-19 18:04:21 UTC

    Loalwa Braz, the Brazilian singer best known for the 1980s hit Lambada, has been found dead in a burnt-out car in Brazil. Local police confirmed it was Braz, but the circumstances of her death are unknown. The singer, who was 63, was discovered close to her home in Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro state. International hit Lambada was relea...
  • Singer Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Trump inauguration event
    2017-01-18 04:06:30 UTC

    By Dan Whitcomb | LOS ANGELES Broadway star Jennifer Holliday said on Saturday she was pulling out of a concert celebrating the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, citing an online article that cast the performance as a "betrayal" of her gay and lesbian fans. The Tony Award-winning singer, best known for her roles in the ...
  • Hollywood favorite Meryl Streep trashes Donald Trump
    2017-01-09 07:58:16 UTC

    BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (Reuters) - "La La Land" danced off with seven Golden Globes on Sunday on a night marked by upsets and a stinging indictment of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump by Hollywood favorite Meryl Streep. "La La Land", a romantic musical about a struggling actress and a jazz pianist trying to make it in Hollywood,...
  • "Star Wars" Princess Leia, Carrie Fisher Dies at 60
    2016-12-27 21:02:13 UTC

    Los Angeles (Reuters) - Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films and later endured drug addiction and stormy romances with show business heavyweights, died on Tuesday aged 60, her daughter said through a family spokesman. "It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mot...
  • George Michael dead at 53
    2016-12-26 06:36:43 UTC

    London (Reuters) - British pop singer George Michael, who shot to fame in the 1980s with Wham! and continued as a solo artist, died on Sunday at his home in England. He was 53. In the mid-1980s, Wham! was one of the most successful pop duos ever, ahead even of Simon & Garfunkel, with singles like ?"Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go", "Car...
  • Eddie Redmayne Opens Up About Fatherhood
    2016-11-08 09:01:25 UTC

    Eddie Redmayne Opens Up About Fatherhood: ‘I Don’t Think Anything Can Prepare You’ - Eddie Redmayne is dishing on his new life as a dad. The 34-year-old British star, who welcomed his 4-month-old daughter, Iris Mary, with wife Hannah Bagshawe this summer, admits nothing could have prepared him to become a dad to the adorable tot. ...
  • Clint Eastwood: Trump says 'dumb things' but people should 'get over it'
    2016-08-05 08:23:57 UTC

    REUTERS - Clint Eastwood, the 86-year-old four-time Oscar winner, excoriated the current generation of Americans as weak and overly sensitive while backing Donald Trump even though the Republican presidential hopeful has "said a lot of dumb things." Eastwood, a prominent celebrity supporter of the Republican Party who appeared at it...
  • Jennifer Aniston is fed up and fighting back
    2016-07-14 20:30:49 UTC

    Jennifer Aniston is not staying silent anymore. She is fed up and fighting back. The 47-year-old actress spoke up in a column for the Huffington Post, penned by the actress herself in what she acknowledges is a move that is most unlike her. She slams the media's "sport-like scrutiny and body shaming" of celebs. 'Absurd and disturbin...
  • Bud Spencer died at the age of 86
    2016-06-27 21:22:10 UTC

    Italian actor and filmmaker Carlo Pedersoli, widely known as Bud Spencer died at the age of 86 on Monday, reports said. His son Giuseppe Pedersoli confirmed the reports. "My father died peacefully at 18:15 and did not suffer from pain. His last words were 'Thank you'," said his son in a statement to the Italian media. The Ital...
  • Muhammad Ali, Boxing Legend, Dead at 74
    2016-06-04 07:29:48 UTC

    Former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, whose record-setting boxing career, unprecedented flair for showmanship, and controversial stands made him one of the best-known figures of the 20th century, died on Friday aged 74. Ali's death was confirmed in a statement issued by family spokesman Bob Gunnell late Friday evening, a d...
  • Chicago Police locate singer Sinead O'Connor safe — Erlear: Chicago-area police looking for Sinéad O'Connor, missing since Sunday
    2016-05-16 19:30:33 UTC

    UPDATE: Police confirmed Monday afternoon that Sinead O’Connor has been safely located and is no longer considered missing. ________ ORIGINAL STORY: Police in the Chicago suburb of Wilmette said on Monday they are "seeking to check the well-being" of Irish singer Sinead O'Connor, who they said has been missing since early Sunday....
  • George Clooney: There is not gonna be a President Donald Trump. It’s not gonna happen
    2016-05-13 20:47:39 UTC

    Cannes — It took about 17 minutes into the Cannes Film Festival press conference for tonight’s out of competition premiere of Money Monster for star and co-producer George Clooney to deliver the line that inevitably will be lighting up Twitter — especially notorious tweeter Donald Trump’s account. In answer to a question about whether ...