DIANA: The ultimate star of the 20th century monarchy
2013-07-22 18:46:14 UTC
That she was beautiful is clear — Princess Diana's beauty was frozen in time by her untimely death.
"A less attractive girl — we wouldn't be sitting here talking about her now," said Tina Brown, who has been covering Diana since she was a young editor at Britain's saucy Tatler magazine.
William and Kate: "Still working on a name"
2013-07-24 04:55:53 UTC
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and his wife Kate presented their newborn son to the world for the first time Tuesday, drawing whoops and wild applause from well-wishers as they revealed the new face of the British monarchy — though not, yet, his name.
"We're still working on a name. So we'll hav...
Heidi Klum Poses Topless on Instagram
2013-07-21 18:25:17 UTC
Heidi Klum dares to bare! In the America's Got Talent judge's latest risqué Instagram picture on Saturday, July 20, the mom of four poses topless, yet again, while hugging a giant palm treat, her arms strategically covering her breasts.
"Last day in paradise," she captioned the snapshot. "Love...
CORY MONTEITH: Glee boss breaks silence
2013-07-21 05:14:10 UTC
One week after Cory Monteith's tragic death, Glee boss Ryan Murphy is breaking his silence, telling E! News how the show will move forward—and how there were discussions that the entire Fox series might be shut down for good.
Glee will return for its fifth season Sept. 26, one week later than or...
Rihanna sues owner of Topshop over T-shirt
2013-07-19 17:34:24 UTC
LONDON (AP) — Racks of T-shirts bearing Rihanna's image have been on display at London's High Court, where the singer is suing a British retailer for using her image.
Lawyers for the star seek damages from Arcadia Group Brands Ltd., which owns the Topshop fashion chain, after it sold shirts be...
Cory Monteith Death: "We've Lost a Really Great Guy"
2013-07-19 07:11:54 UTC
An emotional Jane Lynch talked about losing a man she referred to as a "really great guy" while appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this evening.
"Cory's one of the biggest hearts, was a real bright light. He was one of those guys that…you know, he knew he was breathing rarified air…the ...
Baby buzz proves celeb power of Britain's royals
2013-07-22 13:39:22 UTC
LONDON (AP) — In London, the royal birth is a tale of two cities — a moment of history unfolding amid the frenzy of daily urban life.
Outside the London hospital where Prince William's wife, Kate, was in labor Monday, Londoners slowed their daily rush on a scorching summer day to take a quick ...
Bruce Springsteen dedicates song to Trayvon Martin
2013-07-18 07:59:44 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen dedicated his protest song "American Skin (41 Shots)" to teenager Trayvon Martin during a concert in Limerick, Ireland.
In a video posted online, the 63-year-old singer told the crowd Tuesday: "We'll send this as a letter back home for justice for Trayvon Mart...
I'll never perform in Florida with a "stand your ground" law
2013-07-16 20:33:00 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Stevie Wonder says he won't perform in Florida and other states with a "stand your ground" law.
In a video posted on YouTube, the 63-year-old singer said at a concert in Quebec City, Canada, on Sunday "that until the 'stand your ground' law is abolished in Florida, I will never...
Who is replacing Condola Rashad in 'Bountiful'?
2013-07-15 17:30:57 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — The actress who will fill Condola Rashad's shoes in "The Trip to Bountiful" has been revealed: Adepero Oduye.
Producers of the Tony Award-nominated revival said Monday that Oduye, who co-starred with Rashad in last year's TV remake of "Steel Magnolias," will take over the part ...
Sheila MacVicar latest hire for Al Jazeera
2013-07-15 17:26:51 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Sheila MacVicar, a longtime London-based correspondent for American television networks, is the latest hire at Al Jazeera America.
The news network that plans to launch next month and has been hiring personnel for offices in New York and Washington, and on Monday announced MacV...
An injured Mariah Carey performs at MLB-Sandy show
2013-07-15 06:01:56 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey has a new accessory: the stylish sling supporting her injured shoulder.
The pop diva performed in a fashionable sling that matched her shimmering white dress on Central Park's Great Lawn on Saturday night for the 2013 MLB All-Star Charity Concert. It was for the be...
Cory Monteith, star of hit show 'Glee,' died of overdose
2013-07-17 01:18:31 UTC
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — "Glee" actor Cory Monteith, who had struggled for years with substance abuse and once said he was lucky to be alive, died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol, the British Columbia coroner's office said Tuesday.
"There is no evidence to suggest Mr. Monteith's...
Opera star Domingo leaves hospital, eager to sing
2013-07-15 05:49:17 UTC
MADRID (AP) — After spending several days in the hospital, opera singer Placido Domingo said Sunday that an early diagnosis for a blocked blood vessel by a medical team in Madrid saved him from possibly more serious medical complications.
Speaking at Madrid's opera house alongside one of the d...
Snowden’s story is a tempting prospect for filmmakers
2013-07-11 15:30:21 UTC
America’s famous NSA leaker has attracted fascination from around the globe. And whether he is viewed as a noble whistleblower or a traitor, the film world is interested in telling his tale.
Four young filmmakers based in Hong Kong have done it already. Called Verax, their short film – which f...
2013-07-09 06:52:13 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — He's a musician without a record label, a card holder without any remaining credit. And the gig that supplies what he calls "food money" may now be in jeopardy.
But after events of the last week, Steve Grand said "I would die a happy man today," and not for the reasons he's ...
Doctor says he thought Jackson had drug problem
2013-07-08 20:23:39 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A doctor who treated Michael Jackson during a 1993 concert tour that had to be canceled when the singer entered rehab testified Monday about the signs that led him to conclude the singer had a problem with prescription pain medications at the time.
In videotaped testimony, D...
Charles Saatchi: Nigella Lawson and I to divorce
2013-07-08 07:04:30 UTC
The very public disintegration of the marriage of Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson continued on Sunday when the multimillionaire art collector issued a statement to a newspaper saying he was divorcing the TV chef.
Former advertising executive Saatchi, 70, who accepted a police caution after ...
John Cusack: from hearththrob to psychopath
2013-07-07 15:38:08 UTC
Yesterday he was in Australia. Or was it tomorrow? John Cusack is confused. He's just returned from the Gold Coast, where he was filming his latest movie – Hard Drive, a heist thriller – and there's a brief interlude before he heads off again. Somewhere in between he saw the so-called "super moon...
Beyonce gains stepmother as father gets married
2013-07-07 05:52:22 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce has a stepmother.
Her father and former manager, Mathew Knowles, got married last Sunday. His representative told The Associated Press on Friday that he has wed former model Gena Charmaine Avery in Houston, Texas. The pair had been engaged for a year and a half.
Eva Longoria Gushes About New Love Ernesto Arguello
2013-07-05 22:20:20 UTC
Eva Longoria is in love and she’s letting everyone know it. Twitter is all a buzz about her new relationship with “Ready For Love” star Ernesto Arguello.
“So happy for u sis! :)” a Tweet from friend and Extra host Mario Lopez to Longoria on Thursday after People Magazine broke the news of the ne...
James Gandolfini leaves bulk of $70M estate to his two children
2013-07-04 17:52:52 UTC
New York Post - But the biggest chunk of the late “Sopranos” star’s bada-ching will go to his two kids — “beloved’’ son Michael, 13, and daughter Liliana Ruth, 8 months — as well as his wife, Deborah Lin, and his two sisters.
The star of the HBO mob hit was estimated to be worth up to $70 mill...
Christian Bale gives up Batman role
2013-07-02 16:47:12 UTC
Christian Bale will not be returning to the role of Batman – in a Justice League movie or any other film.
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, the British actor confirmed his trilogy of films as the caped crusader for Christopher Nolan between 2005's Batman Begins and last year's The Dark Knight ...
Lady Gaga returns to stage at New York gay pride rally
2013-07-01 22:52:17 UTC
After a break of almost five months, Lady Gaga returned to the stage on Friday night when she appeared at New York's gay pride parade. This was the singer's first performance since cancelling her world tour to undergo hip surgery in February.
The 24-carat gold wheelchair Gaga had made for use ...
Publisher cancels multibook Paula Deen contract
2013-06-30 08:33:34 UTC
Paula Deen's publisher has canceled a deal with her for multiple books, including an upcoming cookbook that was the No. 1 seller on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com, following her admission she used a racial slur.
Ballantine Books announced Friday it would not release "Paula Deen's New Testam...