• 90th Oscars dance between honoring and correcting the past Guillermo del Toro and the cast and crew of “The Shape of Water” accept the award for best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Held one year ago, the 90th Academy Awards would have very likely been a rose-colored nostalgia fest. But this year, with a culture-wide reckoning over decades of sexual misconduct, a film business in decline, a volatile political climate and the fact that last year the esteemed show couldn’t even manage to present ...
  • Entertainment: Frasier actor John Mahoney has died aged 77 DVTsAIEVQAAgMOP(PhatzNewsRoom / Chicago Tribune)   —   The actor John Mahoney, a longtime Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member and a performer known to millions for his work on the NBC sitcom “Frasier,” died Sunday at the age of 77. Mahoney had been suffering from cancer. Mahoney’s death was confirmed Monday by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, which canceled its scheduled ...
  • Entertainment: Bruno Mars crashes rap’s big party at the Grammys Bruno Mars accepts the award for album of the year for “24K Magic” at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards seemed poised to make this a triumphant year for rap at music’s showcase event — until Bruno Mars crashed the party. The song-and-dance man from Hawaii won all six awards he was nominated for on Sunday night, including the three most prestigious Grammys for song (“That’s What I Like”), ...
  • With a lighter touch, SAG Awards follows a familiar script Frances McDormand and the cast of “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” accept the award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a still undetermined awards race and an industry undergoing tectonic shifts with the Me Too and Time’s Up movements, awards shows have become canaries in the coal mine. After the Golden Globes, it was clear that the entertainment business was not shying away from its problems, but the Screen Actors Guild ...
  • Entertainment: DuVernay, ‘black-ish,’ ‘Power’ win at NAACP Image Awards Ava DuVernay accepts the award for the entertainer of the year at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community’s power to create change. DuVernay lauded other black artists from the stage as she accepted her award Monday night, naming writers and directors such as Shonda Rhimes, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Kenya ...
  • Golden Globes: Winfrey says ‘time is up’ for abusive men in Globes speech Laura Dern, from left, Nicole Kidman, Zoe Kravitz, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley pose in the press room with the award for best television limited series or motion picture made for television for “Big Little Lies” at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Oprah Winfrey earned multiple standing ovations at Sunday’s Golden Globes as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award with a moving speech referencing civil rights and the #MeToo movement, declaring that the reign of abusive men was coming to an end: “Their time is up!” The OWN founder, former talk show host, actress, film and TV ...
  • Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2017 © (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP) Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform on the 40th Anniversary Tour at Wrigley Field on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Chicago. (PhatzNewsRoom / AP)    —-    They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock ‘n’ roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Greg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every ...
  • Entertainment: Teen idol David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star, dies at 67 david-cassidy-dead-ff1317fd-d914-4daf-bc1a-2d3431b614cf NEW YORK (AP) — David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family” and sold millions of records as the musical group’s lead singer, died Tuesday at age 67. Cassidy, who announced earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with dementia, died surrounded by his family, a family ...
  • Entertainment: Della Reese, star of TV’s ‘Touched By An Angel,’ dies at 86 Della Reese-D03G1TVNOT06-9P3X15LINES(PhatzNewsRoom / USA Today Sports)   —   Della Reese who enjoyed dual careers, first as a jazz and pop singer and later as a TV star on CBS’ Touched By An Angel, has died at age 86. Her representative, Lynda Bensky, confirmed her death to USA TODAY, noting, “We lost a magnificent woman who was a trailblazer in ...
  • Breaking News: Rock ‘n’ roll legend Tom Petty dies at 66 after suffering cardiac arrest © (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP) Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform on the 40th Anniversary Tour at Wrigley Field on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Chicago. NEW YORK (AP) — Given the leather jacket and sneer Tom Petty wore on the cover of his 1976 debut, many people assumed he was one of those cheeky punks bent on tearing down the walls of rock ‘n’ roll. He wasn’t. It’s not that Petty and his band, the Heartbreakers, didn’t have their share of ...
  • Hugh Hefner, leader of the sexual revolution, dies at 91 FILE - In this May 14, 1999 file photo, Playboy founder and editor in chief Hugh Hefner receives kisses from Playboy playmates during the 52nd Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. Hefner has died at age 91. The magazine released a statement saying Hefner died at his home in Los Angeles of natural causes on Wednesday night, Sept. 27, 2017, surrounded by family. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hugh Hefner turned silk pajamas into a work uniform, women into centerfolds and sexual desire into a worldwide multimedia empire that spanned several generations of American life. With Playboy, he helped slip sex out of the confines of plain brown wrappers and into mainstream conversation. In 1953, a time when states could legally ...
  • Entertainment: Jerry Lewis, Mercurial Comedian and Filmmaker, Dies at 91 jerry-lewis-rip-2 (PhatzNewsRoom / NYT)   —-    Jerry Lewis, the comedian and filmmaker who was adored by many, disdained by others, but unquestionably a defining figure of American entertainment in the 20th century, died on Sunday morning at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91. His death was confirmed by John Katsilometes, a columnist for The Las Vegas ...
  • Entertainment: Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73 Sam Shepeard NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. He was 73. Family spokesman Chris Boneau said Monday that Shepard died Thursday at his home in Kentucky from complications related to Lou Gehrig’s ...
  • Entertainment: Martin Landau, Oscar winner for ‘Ed Wood,’ dies at 89 Variety Martin 2(PhatzNewsRoom / Variety)    —-    Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau, most closely associated with scene-stealing character turns in such films as “North by Northwest,” “Crimes and Misdemeanors” and “Ed Wood” as well as the classic TV series “Mission: Impossible,” died Saturday in Los Angeles, according to his publicist. He had been hospitalized at UCLA where he experienced ...
  • Entertainment: George A. Romero, ‘Night of the Living Dead’ creator, dies at 77 george-romero-apimages-1500241733(PhatzNewsRoom / LA Times)     —-    Legendary filmmaker George A. Romero, father of the modern movie zombie and creator of the groundbreaking “Night of the Living Dead” franchise, has died at 77, his family said. Romero died Sunday in his sleep following a “brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer,” according to a statement to The Times ...
  • Entertainment: Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88 FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 27, 1989 file photo, actors Adam West, left, and Burt Ward, dressed as their characters Batman and Robin, pose for a photo at the “World of Wheels” custom car show in Chicago. On Saturday, June 10, 2017, West’s family said the actor, who portrayed Batman in a 1960s TV series, has died at age 88. (AP Photo/Mark Elias, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a campy 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, has died at age 88, his publicist Molly Schoneveld said Saturday. West died Friday night after “a short but brave battle with leukemia,” his family said in a statement. West played ...
  • Entertainment: Roger Moore, James Bond Star, Dies at 89 007(PhatzNewsRoom / AP)   —-   Roger Moore, the handsome English actor who appeared in seven films as James Bond and as Simon Templar on “The Saint” TV series, has died in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer. He was 89. His family issued an announcement on Twitter: “It is the heaviest of hearts, we must share ...
  • Country legend Loretta Lynn hospitalized after having stroke FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Loretta Lynn performs at the BBC Music Showcase at Stubb's during South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. A posting on country music legend Lynn's website says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. The posting says Lynn was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night, May 4, 2017, after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music legend Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized after having a stroke, her publicist said Friday. Maria Malta, a publicist for Sony Music, confirmed that the 85-year-old singer and songwriter was admitted into a Nashville hospital Thursday night after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Lynn’s website says she ...
  • Summer Movie Preview: Highlights from May through August This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Gal Gadot in a scene from "Wonder Woman," in theaters on June 2. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — This summer at the movies there will be aliens, evil and friendly, pirates, scantily-clad lifeguards, ladies letting loose, some classic superheroes in fresh suits, an evil mummy, two King Arthurs and a few very different war films. Here’s a monthly rundown some of the summer’s highlights. Dates are subject to change. ___ MAY “Guardians of ...
  • Entertainment: Comedian Charlie Murphy Dies at 57 charlie_murphy(PhatzNewsRoom / Splitsider.com)    —    Comedian Charlie Murphy has passed away. TMZ is reporting that Murphy died this morning in a hospital in New York City after a battle with leukemia. According to the report, Murphy’s family said they are “absolutely shocked” at the news because “they thought he was getting better.” In addition to his ...
  • Entertainment: Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90 FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2008 file photo, Don Rickles is honored for best individual performance in a variety or music program for "Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project," at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Rickles, the hollering, bald-headed "Merchant of Venom” whose barrage of barbs upon the meek and the mighty endeared him to audiences and his peers for decades died, Thursday, April 6, 2017 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Rickles, the big-mouthed, bald-headed “Mr. Warmth” whose verbal assaults endeared him to audiences and peers and made him the acknowledged grandmaster of insult comedy, died Thursday. He was 90. Rickles, who would have been 91 on May 8, suffered kidney failure and died Thursday morning at his home, said Paul Shefrin, ...
  • Entertainment: Chuck Berry’s influence on rock ‘n roll was incalculable FILE - In this Oct. 17, 1986 file photo, Chuck Berry performs during a concert celebration for his 60th birthday at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Mo. On Saturday, March 18, 2017, police in Missouri said Berry has died at the age of 90. (AP Photo/James A. Finley)(PhatzNewsRoom / AP)    —-   Rock n’ roll was more than a new kind of music, but a new story to tell, one for kids with transistor radios in their hands and money in their pockets, beginning to raise questions their parents never had the luxury to ask. Along with James Dean and J.D. Salinger and a ...
  • Oscars flap eclipses ‘Moonlight’ win, but civility reigns Barry Jenkins, foreground center, and the cast accept the award for best picture for "Moonlight" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 89th Academy Awards got off on the right foot, with a song and dance, but ended with the most stunning mistake ever to befall the esteemed awards show when the best picture Oscar was presented to the wrong movie. Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty, holding an incorrect envelope, wrongly presented ...
  • Entertainment: Grammy-winning musician Al Jarreau dies at 76 AP-People-Al-Jarreau(PhatzNewsRoom / AP)   —-   Seven-time Grammy winner Al Jarreau has died. His passing comes two days after an announcement was made on his website that he was retiring from touring due to exhaustion. Jarreau had been in a hospital in Los Angeles and was “slowly recovering,” according to a statement posted on Thursday. He was 76. Jarreau ...
  • Entertainment: At SAG Awards, protest of immigration ban takes spotlight Hidden FiguresOscar season is looking more and more like one very well-dressed protest against President Donald Trump. In speech after fiery speech at Sunday night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, winners struck a defiant tone against Trump’s sweeping immigration ban. Their words varied from tender personal reflections to full-throated battle cries, but they were nearly uniform in channeling ...
ESC: Candace Cameron Bure, Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2018
Candace Cameron Bure is taking a walk on the wild side...of fashion, that is. The Full House actress took the 2018 Kids' Choice Awards in what may be her edgiest look yet. The star,... [...]
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Millie Bobby Brown, Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2018, Winners
Hey kids, tonight is your night to celebrate! The 2018 Kids' Choice Awards is finally here and the biggest names from movies, music, TV and more are coming together for pop... [...]
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Heidi Klum, Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2018
Prepare to get slimed! John Cena is once again hosting Nickelodeon's premiere celebration, the 2018 Kids Choice Awards, on Saturday evening from The Forum in Inglewood, but before he... [...]
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Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, March For Our Lives 2018
Friends forever! Despite some hiccups in their relationship, former Disney stars Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato joined up after performing at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington... [...]
Sat, Mar 24, 2018
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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, March For Our Lives, 2018
Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West gave their 4-year-old daughter North West a unique civics lesson on Saturday. The 37-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and the... [...]
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Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez had a fun night out with friends at a roller-skating rink on Friday. In recent weeks, the singer has been hanging out with her pals and family members. She and Justin Bieber... [...]
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Beyonce, Jay Z
Jamaica me crazy in love! Beyoncé and Jay-Z were sitting in style during their trip to Jamaica on Friday. The heavyweight music couple was wearing elaborate ensembles while being... [...]
Sat, Mar 24, 2018
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Parks and Recreation, Reunion, March for Our Lives 2018
Pawnee, Indiana came to march. Many members of the cast of Parks and Recreation reunited on Saturday at the main March for Our Lives protest to end gun violence. Natalie Morales,... [...]
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Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott, Car
Did Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott acquire several shiny new whips after welcoming baby Stormi Webster? The 20-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and cosmetics mogul posted on... [...]
Sat, Mar 24, 2018
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Miley Cyrus, Tish Cyrus, Brandi Cyrus, Noah Cyrus, March for Our Lives 2018
Celebs such as Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, George Clooney and Amal Clooney, Padma Lakshmi and Charlize Theron joined hundreds of thousands of students and other people at March for Our Lives rallies... [...]
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Hailey Baldwin, John Mayer
John Mayer and Hailey Baldwin were photographed hugging on Thursday night outside the Los Angeles restaurant Firefly after celebrating Danielle Fishel and Jensen Karp's... [...]
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Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber was driving his Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV in West Hollywood on Friday night when he was rear-ended by a driver in a Ranger Rover. No injuries were reported. A police... [...]
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John Cena, Nikki Bella
Bachelor parties: who needs 'em? Apparently John Cena doesn't. While gearing up for his big hosting gig at Nickelodeon's 2018 Kids' Choice Awards, Cena told E! News that... [...]
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ESC: Olivia Culpo, Saturday Savings
A white top and jeans have never looked so good. Olivia Culpo continues to prove that mastering basics is the first step to an incredible wardrobe. On a casual day, the style star wore a... [...]
Sat, Mar 24, 2018
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Kids' Choice Awards, Show, Slime
No star is safe from the infamous slime. When it comes to Nickelodeon's annual Kids' Choice Awards, there's always one element of the show you can count on to remain... [...]
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Ariana Biermann
Don't be tardy for this dance, Ariana Biermann. Friday night turned out to be a special night for the Bravo star who attended her boyfriend's school prom. Lucky for us,... [...]
Sat, Mar 24, 2018
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Russell Simmons
Russell Simmons is being sued by a woman who claims the music mogul raped her--an accusation he "vehemently" denies. In court documents obtained by E! News, the alleged victim who... [...]
Sat, Mar 24, 2018
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Colton Haynes-Leatham
Colton Haynes-Leatham has some heartbreaking news to share with his fans and followers. On Friday evening, the Teen Wolf and Arrow star announced on Instagram that his mother Dana Haynes... [...]
Sat, Mar 24, 2018
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Justin Bieber, Baskin Champion
What exactly is going on with Justin Bieber and Baskin Champion? That's the question more than a few Beliebers are asking after the pair was spotted kicking off the weekend together... [...]
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Olivia Culpo, Danny Amendola
Did Olivia Culpo and Danny Amendola break up? That's the question fans have started to ask after spotting some questionable behavior on social media. It appears Danny... [...]
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