Madonna: Beastie Boys' Yauch was one of a kind
2012-05-05 18:49:06 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Madonna says Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys rapper who died Friday, was one of a kind and that the group was important to her musical history.
The singer says the seminal hip-hop group was "integral to the musical revolution that was happening at the time."
Sarah Ferguson tried in absentia in Turkey
2012-05-05 16:11:34 UTC
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The trial of Britain's Duchess of York for allegedly taking part in the secret filming of two orphanages in Turkey has been adjourned so the plaintiffs can evaluate a proposed out-of-court settlement, Turkey's state-run news agency said.
Sarah Ferguson faces charges of go...
Happy Birthday, George Clooney! Descendants Star Turns 51
2012-05-06 16:11:55 UTC
Some things (and people) just get better with age.
George Clooney, for example.
The charitable Descendants star, who turned the big 5-1 today, wrapped up a monumental milestone year chock full of awards-show accolades, humanitarian efforts and strong political statements.
And it doesn't ...
Alec Baldwin reveals divorce devastation
2012-05-05 14:58:39 UTC
Alec Baldwin thought he was going to "die" following the breakdown of his first marriage.
The 54-year-old actor and yoga instructor Hilaria Thomas announced their engagement this month. This will be Alec's second marriage after his nine-year union with actress Kim Basinger came to an end in 20...
Kate Walsh: Dinner Date
2012-05-05 08:00:57 UTC
Kate Walsh leaves dinner with a mystery male at Craig’s restaurant on Thursday (May 3) in West Hollywood, Calif.
“Hey peeps, I’m doing a special Mother’s Day vlog, got a question? Use #MomDayVlog” the 44-year-old actress tweeted earlier in the day.
Season five of Kate‘s hit show Private...
Police found no evidence Lohan hit club manager
2012-05-05 06:29:56 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lindsay Lohan won't face prosecution over a nightclub manager's claims that the actress struck him with her sportscar due to lack of evidence and doubts about his credibility, prosecutors decided Friday.
Police had asked the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office to ...
CBS threatens ABC over upcoming reality serie
2012-05-05 06:17:24 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS is hoping a legal warning shot shatters rival network ABC's plans for its reality show "The Glass House."
Attorneys for CBS sent ABC executives a letter Friday warning that "The Glass House" is "strikingly" similar to CBS' show "Big Brother." The network notes that ABC m...
Kanye West: Knicks Playoff Game with Ben Stiller!
2012-05-05 05:52:18 UTC
Kanye West flashes a smile as he attends the Knicks game on Thursday (May 3) at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The 34-year-old rapper sat courtside with Ben Stiller and his wife Christine Taylor as the New York Knicks took on the Miami Heat in game three of the first round series of t...
Avengers' takes off with $18.7M at midnight shows
2012-05-04 19:26:55 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iron Man and his fellow avengers are off to a solid start as they bring their save-the-world act to U.S. theaters.
"The Avengers" launched domestically early Friday with $18.7 million from midnight screenings. That puts it at No. 8 all-time for midnight debuts, just behind t...
Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys dies at 47
2012-05-04 18:41:13 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Adam Yauch, the gravelly voiced Beastie Boys rapper and the most conscientious member of the seminal hip-hop group, has died, his mentor Russell Simmons said Friday. He was 47.
Calls and emails to representatives for the Beastie Boys were not immediately returned. Simmons' Def...
Kim Kardashian wants divorce to move forward
2012-05-04 17:48:20 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian's attorney told a judge Friday that the reality star wants her divorce from Kris Humphries to move forward but that the case has been slowed by the NBA player's hurt feelings and his desire for an annulment.
Humphries' attorneys said they needed more time to g...
Robert Downey Jr.: 'The Avengers' Star Then And Now
2012-05-05 05:58:31 UTC
Robert Downey Jr Avengers
Before he was "Iron Man," Robert Downey Jr. was a high school student.
Before he was Iron Man, "Avengers" star Robert Downey Jr. was a student at Santa Monica High School in California. Not long after this picture was taken, Downey dropped out of high school and move...
Black Widow Movie: Scarlett Johansson Hopes Fans Support Marvel Spin-Off
2012-05-04 14:43:45 UTC
LOS ANGELES -- Scarlett Johansson is deep in Alfred Hitchcock's world now, playing Janet Leigh opposite Anthony Hopkins' Hitchcock in the late filmmaker's biopic, but she's ready to put on her Black Widow super suit should Marvel call again.
The 27-year-old actress is the lone female in a crew...
George Clooney Is Making Obama A Very Happy Man
2012-05-05 05:58:52 UTC
George Clooney's high-profile fundraiser for President Barack Obama has sold out, raising an estimated $12 million for the president's re-election campaign.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, 150 Obama supporters have paid $40,000 each to dine with the president at Clooney's Los Angeles hom...
Britney Spears 'wants Lovato for X Factor'
2012-05-04 08:11:38 UTC
Britney Spears is reportedly hoping that Demi Lovato will sign up as a judge for X Factor.
Britney is believed to have agreed a deal to join the judging panel of the US version of the TV talent show, with an announcement expected soon.
Music mogul Simon Cowell still needs another star to co...
Ruffalo has had Hulk rage moments
2012-05-05 14:26:33 UTC
Mark Ruffalo has admitted there is a bit of an Incredible Hulk temper lurking underneath his peaceful demeanour.
The actor - who plays brilliant scientist Bruce Banner and his big , green alter ego, the Hulk, in superhero tale Avengers Assemble - said there was a time when he had anger issues....
Sylvester Stallone for web show?
2012-05-04 08:01:40 UTC
Sylvester Stallone could be set to star in an animated internet show.
Soul Survivor would feature the Expendables actor as "a last-of-his kind mercenary", The Hollywood Reporter said.
The project, which doesn't yet have an online home, is being made by Lionsgate, who released The Expendable...
Another finalist takes a bow on 'American Idol'
2012-05-04 07:46:37 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was an unfortunate night for Skylar Laine on "American Idol."
The 18-year-old country rocker from Brandon, Miss., who imbued Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son" and Dusty Springfield's "Say You Love Me" with her twangy sensibilities on Wednesday's show was reve...
Robert Pattinson: 'Mission: Blacklist' Star!
2012-05-03 14:16:13 UTC
Robert Pattinson is attached to star in the upcoming film, Mission: Blacklist, according to Deadline.
Mission: Blacklist is a psychological thriller that details the true, inside story of the search for Saddam Hussein and the interrogator, Eric Maddox, who spearheaded his capture.
Courtney Love discusses online 'disasters'
2012-05-03 14:03:06 UTC
Courtney Love says an online company which removes negative online stories about people was just "waiting for her" call.
The American singer is renowned for being outspoken - she recently claimed her late husband Kurt Cobain's bandmate Dave Grohl made advances towards their daughter Frances Be...
Seann William Scott: I attracted old ladies
2012-05-03 13:44:01 UTC
Seann William Scott used to attract "really old women" wanting sex when he was in nightclubs because they'd think he was a "weird dude".
The actor reprises his role as crude womaniser Steve Stifler in the latest instalment of the hit comedy movie franchise American Pie.
Seann - who is now h...
Movie review: In 'The Avengers,' a Marvel-ous team
2012-05-03 19:52:53 UTC
"The Avengers"are here,and resistance is futile.
Even if you're frustrated by the relentless calculation of Marvel Studios' plan for world cinema domination, fed up by the shameless way the studio used several of its earlier, at times pro forma superhero movies to promote this one, even if you...
Lady Gaga splits with beau Taylor Kinney
2012-05-03 08:07:18 UTC
Washington: Lady Gaga, who recently hit the road for her Born This Way tour, and her boyfriend Taylor Kinney are said to be “on a break”.
According to a source, the 26-year-old singer feels “she can’t have a relationship” at the same time as she is performing.
“She will be touring nonstop u...
Jennifer Lopez To Make History Tomorrow!
2012-05-03 07:22:34 UTC
Jennifer Lopez shows off her curvy figure as she arrives at the American Idol set on Wednesday (May 2) in Los Angeles.
PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Lopez
Tomorrow, Jennifer and singers Wisin & Yandel will premiere the music video for their new song “Follow The Leader” on Tw...
Nicole Kidman: 'Railway Man' Set in Scotland!
2012-05-03 06:58:56 UTC
Nicole Kidman films a scene for her new flick, The Railway Man, on Wednesday (May 2) in Bo’ness, Scotland.
The day before, the 44-year-old Aussie actress worked on scenes with co-star Colin Firth at a train station in Perth, Scotland.
The Railway Man is based on a true story about a victim ...