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  • Cosby could spend rest of life in prison for sex assault Bill Cosby NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — After decades of whispers, lawsuits, investigations and close calls, Bill Cosby could be headed to prison at age 80 for sexual assault for the rest of his life, vindicating a multitude of women who doubted anyone would ever believe their word against that of America’s Dad. The comedian was convicted Thursday of ...
  • 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 ...
Meghan Markle, Royal Wedding, beauty
One designer thinks Meghan Markle's wedding dress looks a little familiar. Emilia Wickstead, one of Kate Middleton's go-to designers, believes the Givenchy dress worn by Meghan... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Shawn Mendes, New York Magazine
Shawn Mendes' self-titled album is finally here! The Canadian singer dropped his third studio album today and fans already love every minute of it. From the two tracks Mendes released... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex
Kensington Palace revealed Meghan Markle's Coat of Arms on Friday. According to the Palace, The Duchess of Sussex "worked closely" with the College of Arms in London to... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Nicki Minaj, SNL
So much for celibacy! Nicki Minaj surprised fans this morning by revealing she's dating another hip-hop heavyweight: Eminem. It all started when Minaj posted a video on her Instagram... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Rose McGowan, Megyn Kelly
After Harvey Weinstein surrendered to authorities in New York on Friday, Rose McGowan spoke out about the disgraced producer on NBC News' Megyn Kelly Today. Weinstein was arrested... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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The Good Fight
The Good Fight is one of the best shows on TV right now. There. It's been said. Where else are you going to find Christine Baranski kicking off her shoes and sauntering around an office,... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Mindy Kaling, Ellie Kemper
If you have Ellie Kemper and Mindy Kaling on your talk show on the same day then you better get them together for the audience. Thankfully, NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers adhered to that... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Shopping: Sales
Ok long weekend, we see you. But not for the reasons you think. Yes, yes we're all over that extra day off, but where we're really drawing our attention to is this sick list of... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, Wedding Dress, Total Bellas 302
Nikki Bella is having a hard time saying yes to more than just the dress. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Total Bellas, Nikki is joined by family as she tries on wedding dresses... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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ESC: Best Dressed, Shailene Woodley
Shailene Woodley just gave us a taste of the future of fashion. The actress arrived to the L.A. premiere of Adrift in a silver Rochas dress that looked ahead of its time. The texture of... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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BTS, Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres strikes again! Known for pranking her guests, the 60-year-old talk-show host spooked BTS when the Korean pop stars appeared on Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Harvey Weinstein
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to be charged today in New York in connection with sexual misconduct allegations, according to a person familiar with the case. Just... [...]
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Kristin Cavallari, Bathing Suit, Mexico
Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer which means...it's bathing suit time! With Memorial Day (May 28) just days away and the long weekend starting today you're going to... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Post-Oscars 2018
There's nothing like being recognized for your work as a role model to foster a bit of reflecting. "You know, I'm probably the first guy to get this award who had a deferred... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Shawn Mendes
Six seconds can change a singer's life. Don't believe us? Just ask Shawn Mendes. Back in the summer of 2013, the Canadian native had an idea to perform a cover of Justin... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Arrested Development, Jason Bateman
If we've learned anything since last October, it's that show business is one big game of six degrees of "ugh, him too?!" There are the outed creeps themselves, a... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Adam Levine, Carpool Karaoke
She will be loved indeed. Adam Levine finally joined James Corden for The Late Late Show's Carpool Karaoke, and together they proved they're just a couple really cool dads.... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Lauren Graham, Red Nose Day 2018
Hollywood is stepping up for a good cause! Your favorite stars from movies, music, TV and more came together to celebrate Red Nose Day 2018. The annual event televised on NBC aims to... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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Sometimes you just need a listening ear. Rose McGowan has been on a journey of healing and recovery for the last year, and while it can sometimes feel extremely isolating, she learned... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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David Cross, Jeffrey Tambor
One by one, the men of Arrested Development are coming forward with apologies for Jessica Walter. Both Jason Bateman and Tony Hale have expressed regret for not standing up for their... [...]
Fri, May 25, 2018
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