• 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, ...
  • Selena Gomez reveals Instagram addiction and has no longer its app on her phone
    2017-03-17 03:59:36 UTC

    Pop star Selena Gomez said she canceled her world tour last year and went to therapy because she was depressed, anxious and "my self-esteem was shot." Gomez, 24, who has more than 113 million Instagram followers, also said in an interview published on Thursday that she was freaked out by her social media obsession and no longer has ...
  • "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...
  • State Dept. deletes Iran Oscar congrats tweet
    2017-02-28 02:02:49 UTC

    By Yeganeh Torbati | WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Monday issued and then deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by a prominent Iranian director who criticized President Donald Trump's travel ban as "inhumane." The State Department's official Persian-language Twitter account, @USAdarFarsi, tweeted congratulatio...
  • 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...
  • George Clooney: Trump and Bannon Are Hypocritical ‘Hollywood Elitists’
    2017-03-01 07:34:52 UTC

    Despite President Donald Trump and his trusty chief strategist Steve Bannon continuously criticizing the so-called “Hollywood elitism” plaguing the country, George Clooney is here to remind you that these two gentlemen, in fact, have very strong and heavily documented ties to the Hollywood community. “Donald Trump has 22 acting credits...
  • 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...
  • "The country is so sad right now and 'La La Land' is the only escapist movie"
    2017-02-21 07:53:05 UTC

    By Jill Serjeant | LOS ANGELES — From "Singin' in the Rain" to "The Wizard of Oz," musicals haven't traditionally seen much love from the Oscars. But "La La Land" has changed all that, tapping into a desire for escapism and sending Hollywood scrambling to dust off its dancing shoes. With a leading 14 Academy Award nominations in...
  • 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...
  • 'DWTS' Pros Sharna Burgess and Gleb Savchenko Give Injury Updates and Rest-of-Season Predictions
    2016-11-08 09:09:11 UTC

    Dancing With the Stars pros Sharna Burgess and Gleb Savchenko both suffered painful knee injuries over the last few weeks, and both are healing while still trying to be the best teachers possible for their star partners. Burgess is still in recovery mode after her doctor sidelined her for several weeks, but the Australian pro said s...
  • 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. ...
  • Melania Trump's intention to work could constitute visa fraud
    2021-02-02 22:11:47 UTC

    If someone were to enter the United States on one of those visas [ B-1 Temporary Business Visitor or B-2 Tourist Visa ] with the intention of working, it could constitute visa fraud, according to Andrew Greenfield, a partner at the Washington office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, a firm that specializes in immigration law. N...
  • 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...
  • Complete list of Emmy nominations 2016
    2016-07-17 14:40:11 UTC

    The nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards are out. Jimmy Kimmel, who hosted the ceremony in 2012, will return for another round. "I am excited to be hosting the Emmys again," he said in a statement. "I have a feeling I'm going to be great." 'Game of Thrones' has the most chances to win big on Emmy night with a staggering 23...
  • Piers Morgan to Jennifer Aniston: “Dismount from that high horse”
    2016-07-14 20:41:38 UTC

    In a powerful open letter published on The Huffington Post, Jennifer Aniston addressed the ongoing media speculation about her personal life and appearance. “The objectification and scrutiny we put women through is absurd and disturbing. The way I am portrayed by the media is simply a reflection of how we see and portray women in g...