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  • 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 ...
  • Entertainment: 2 Oscar nominated films stay in the Top 5 This image released by Universal Studios shows John Ortiz in a scene from "A Dog's Purpose." (Joe Lederer/Universal Studios via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Opening in theaters amid controversy over animal treatment on set and calls for a boycott, “A Dog’s Purpose” still managed to earn $18.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Tracking expectations had pegged the family film to open in the mid $20-million range, but it had a healthy debut nonetheless for a ...
  • Entertainment News: John Hurt, Oscar nominated for “The Elephant Man” dies at 77 File - This Sep. 13, 2011, shows British actor and cast member John Hurt arriving for the UK film premiere of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" at the BFI Southbank in London. The great and versatile actor Hurt, who could move audiences to tears in “The Elephant Man,” terrify them in “Alien,” and spoof that very same scene in “Spaceballs,” has died at age 77. Hurt, who battled pancreatic cancer, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in London according to his agent Charles McDonald. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The versatile actor Sir John Hurt, who could move audiences to tears in “The Elephant Man,” terrify them in “Alien,” and spoof that very same scene in “Spaceballs,” has died. He was 77. Hurt, who battled pancreatic cancer, died Friday in London according to his agent Charles McDonald. Twice nominated for an Oscar ...
  • Breaking News: Actress Mary Tyler Moore is dead at age 80, publicist says mary-tyler-moore-plastic-surgeryNEW YORK (AP) — Mary Tyler Moore, the star of TV’s beloved “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” whose comic realism helped revolutionize the depiction of women on the small screen, has died. Moore died Wednesday with her husband and friends nearby, her publicist, Mara Buxbaum, said. She was 80. Moore gained fame in the 1960s as the ...
  • Entertainment: Oscars go gaga for ‘La La Land’ with record-tying 14 nods This image released by Lionsgate shows Ryan Gosling, right, and Emma Stone in a scene from, "La La Land." Nominees for the 89th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (Dale Robinette/Lionsgate via AP)(PhatzNewsRoom / AP)   —-  The candy-colored love letter to musicals “La La Land” landed a record-tying 14 Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, while a notably more diverse field of nominees brushed off two straight years of “OscarsSoWhite” backlash. “La La Land” matched “Titanic” and “All About Eve” for most nominations ever, earning nods for best picture, ...
  • Golden Globes: Hope, Trump upstage ‘La La Land’s’ moment in the sun This image released by NBC shows Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)BEVERLY HILS, Calif. (AP) — The sunny musical “La La Land” may have danced its way to a Golden Globes record Sunday night, but the film’s seven accolades were a mere sideshow to the eloquence of honoree Meryl Streep, whose speech encapsulated the evening’s prevailing themes of hope, inclusivity and action over anger about the ...
  • Entertainment: ‘M.A.S.H.’ star William Christopher dies at 84 FILE- In this Sept. 15, 1982, file photo, cast members of the television series "M*A*S*H" from left, William Christopher, Harry Morgan, Mike Farrell, Alan Alda, and Jamie Farr, take a break on the set during taping in Los Angeles. Christopher died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016. He was 84. (AP Photo/Wally Fong, File)“M.A.S.H.” star William Christopher has died. He was 84. Christopher’s agent Robert Malcom said the actor died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday at his home in Pasadena, California. He tells The Associated Press that Christopher’s wife says her husband died peacefully. Malcom said Christopher was diagnosed with cancer more than a year ago and had been in hospice ...
  • Entertainment: Actress Debbie Reynolds has died at 84, son says FILE - This Oct. 14, 2011 file photo shows actress Debbie Reynolds posing for a portrait in New York. Reynolds, star of the 1952 classic "Singin' in the Rain" died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, according to her son Todd Fisher. She was 84. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Debbie Reynolds, the star of the 1952 classic movie “Singin’ in the Rain” has died one day after the death of her daughter, actress-writer Carrie Fisher. Reynolds was 84. Her son, Todd Fisher, said Reynolds died Wednesday. “She’s now with Carrie and we’re all heartbroken,” Fisher said from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where ...
  • Entertainment: Iconic ‘Star Wars’ Actress Carrie Fisher Dies at 60 carrie-fisher-16(PhatzNewsRoom / People)   —-   Carrie Fisher, the actress best known as Star Wars‘ Princess Leia Organa, has died after suffering a heart attack. She was 60. Family spokesman Simon Halls released a statement on behalf of Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd: “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed ...
  • Entertainment: Singer-songwriter George Michael dies at 53 george-michael(PhatzNewsRoom / AP)    —-  LONDON (AP) — George Michael’s moment of liberation followed what seemed at first to be a time of deep humiliation. He was blessed with sensual good looks and an exquisite voice, attributes he used to become first a teenybopper heartthrob and then a mature solo artist with videos that played up his ...
  • Carrie Fisher remains in intensive care unit, brother says FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 file photo, Carrie Fisher presents the life achievement award on stage at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Fisher has reportedly been transported to a hospital after suffering a severe medical emergency on a flight Friday, Dec. 23, 2016. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher is receiving treatment in an intensive care unit after suffering a medical emergency on a flight Friday, according to her brother. Todd Fisher said Friday night that his sister is receiving excellent care, but that he could not classify her condition. He had earlier told The Associated ...
  • Breaking News – Entertainment: Zsa Zsa Gabor dead at 99 Zsa Zsa Gabor has died, according to reports.(Photo: Curt Wilcott, AP)(PhatzNewsRoom / USA Today)   —-    Zsa Zsa Gabor, the 99-year-old former beauty queen and actress, died Sunday in Los Angeles, according to multiple reports from outlets including TMZ, Variety and CBS in Los Angeles. She was ahead of her time. In the Hollywood Golden Age, Gabor, or simply Zsa Zsa to most, was perhaps the first ...
Demi Lovato
Happy birthday, Demi Lovato! She turned 25 Sunday and received a slew of sweet birthday tributes on social media, including from her mother, Nick Jonas, fellow pop star Kelly Clarkson and... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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They've been let out of the cult--for one night only! American Horror Story: Cult stars Colton Haynes, Sarah Paulson, Billie Lourd, Billy Eichner and more hopped on over to Las Vegas... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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John Stamos, Naked, Birthday
Have mercy!!! John Stamos may be celebrating his birthday, but it's really the world that got the best gift. The 54-year-old Full House alum and Fuller House star posted on... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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Kylie Jenner, Jordyn Woods, Instagram
Kylie Jenner is saying goodbye to summer 2017 with her bestie. The 20-year-old Life of Kylie star and co-star Jordyn Woods posted on Friday on Instagram photos of them posing in colorful... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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Britney Spears, Las Vegas, Twitter
Lip-syncing? What lip-syncing? Britney Spears certainly gave fans and critics something to talk about at her Piece of Me residency show in Las Vegas Saturday, deviating from her usual... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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Matt LeBlanc, Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Matt LeBlanc could have told the Dunphy kids where to keep the pizza and where to keep the napkin. In a recent interview with USA Today, the actor recalled how in 2009, he was offered the... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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Jerry Lewis
Iconic Hollywood comedy star Jerry Lewis has passed away. He was 91. Lewis died Sunday morning at his home in Las Vegas, NBC News confirmed. Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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Selena Gomez, The Weeknd
Babe, I almost finished the level... The Weeknd and Selena Gomez look super happy and comfortable together and we are here. For. It. The Weeknd posted on his Instagram Stories... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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Chrissy Teigen, Ballet
Can Chrissy Teigen live? On Saturday, the model and Lip Sync Battle host posted on social media a video of her playfully showcasing a ballet turn in broken-in pointe shoes gifted to her... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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Lauren Conrad
Here comes the bridesmaid...again! Wearing a light gray sleeveless gown with a thigh-high slit and chunky-heeled strappy sandals, Lauren Conrad served as a beautiful bridesmaid at friends... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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ESC: Demi Lovato
Celebrating her 25th year on this planet, birthday girl Demi Lovato is always cool for the summer, especially because her big day falls in the season full of beachy vacays, poolside parties and... [...]
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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Carly Bass, Evan Bass
It's a girl! Just days after their Bachelor in Paradise wedding aired on ABC, Carly Waddell and Evan Bass have announced they are expecting a girl. The reality stars took to... [...]
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Rachel Lindsay, Bryan Abasolo
Talk about a high-pressure hometown date! After spending time together as a couple in Texas to be with her fam, newly engaged Bachelorette star Rachel Lindsay hit up Miami with... [...]
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Tyler Baltierra, Catelynn Lowell
Teen Mom stars Catelynn Baltierra and Tyler Baltierra had a heartwarming family reunion Saturday. The two 25-year-olds traveled with 2 and 1/2-year-old daughter Novalee to visit her... [...]
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Emily Van Camp Instagram
Forever their girl! Hollywood couple and former Revenge stars Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman, who got engaged in May, just gave an adorable Rescue dog a forever home. On Friday,... [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Chrissy Teigen, Luna, Instagram
Luna Legend is having the time of her young life! Celeb mom Chrissy Teigen brought along her wee one to a work event yesterday and clearly the well-dressed, almost 1.5-year-old tot, who... [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Adam Nimoy, Terry Farrell
Okay, Trekkies, get ready to geek out at this beautiful news... Don't tell Worf, but Terry Farrell, who played fan-favorite character Jadzia Dax on the '90s series Star Trek: Deep... [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Robin Thicke, April Love Geary, Vacation
Robin Thicke and girlfriend April Love Geary appear to be enjoying an early babymoon. The two were photographed soaking up the sun in Hawaii Friday, a day after she revealed she is 12... [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Tanner Tolbert, Jade Roper, Baby
Jade Roper Tolbert and Tanner Tolbert are tackling the wonders and challenges of parenthood as their two-day-old daughter undergoes preventative treatment for a common post-birth... [...]
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
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Kanye West, Jay-Z
Jay-Z says Kanye West's rant against him last year hurt him because he brought Beyoncé into it. Jay made his comments on the Rap Radar podcast on the rapper's streaming... [...]
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