Portrait of Farrah Fawcett belongs to Ryan O'Neal
2013-12-20 05:36:36 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For most of the last 33 years, an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett has hung in the home of her longtime lover, Ryan O'Neal, and a jury's verdict Thursday ensures that is where it will stay.
For nearly a month, O'Neal has been in a courtroom as lawyers for the Universit...
'The Voice' season 6: Shakira, Usher to return in 2014
2013-12-18 07:57:26 UTC
As speculated, Shakira and Usher will return as coaches on the NBC show "The Voice" for season 6 in spring 2014, once again replacing veteran stars Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green, the network confirmed on Tuesday, Dec. 17.
The new season, with Shakira, Usher and veteran coaches Adam Levine...
'Lawrence of Arabia' star Peter O'Toole dead at 81
2013-12-16 00:38:23 UTC
LONDON (AP) — Known on the one hand for his starring role in "Lawrence of Arabia," leading tribesmen in daring attacks across the desert wastes, and on the other for his headlong charges into drunken debauchery, Peter O'Toole was one of the most magnetic, charismatic and fun figures in British ac...
Beyonce sells 617,000 albums in 3 days on iTunes
2013-12-16 23:53:14 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce's surprise album has sold surprisingly well: Her fifth solo effort sold more than 600,000 units in its first three days, setting a record for first-week domestic digital sales.
Beyonce's self-titled album was released early Friday morning exclusively on iTunes unbeknown...
Judge finalizes divorce of Jack White, Karen Elson
2013-12-13 19:35:21 UTC
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville judge has finalized the divorce between Jack White and British model and singer Karen Elson.
Court records show the final divorce agreement was signed by a judge on Nov. 26. The agreement names Elson as the primary residential parent for the couple's two chi...
'12 Years a Slave' tops SAG Awards with 4 noms
2013-12-12 08:17:49 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
John Wells' dysfunctional family adaptation "August: Osage County," w...
Van Dyke and Andrews Celebrate Mary Poppins
2013-12-10 19:08:32 UTC
Los Angeles - After earlier premieres at the London Film Festival in October and the AFI Film Fest at the Chinese Theatre in November where the original Mary Poppins premiered in 1964, Saving Mr. Banks, Walt Disney Studio’s big awards contender, finally had its official Los Angeles premiere on a ...
'Gravity,' 'Her' tie for LA Film Critics top honor
2013-12-09 00:38:05 UTC
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association split between the space odyssey "Gravity" and the futuristic romance "Her," lending no more certainty to an awards season that's so far been full of contenders.
The two films shared best picture in the awards announced Sunday by the L.A. critics, but "G...
Paris Hilton's brother assaulted at Miami party
2013-12-09 00:25:08 UTC
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the brother of socialite Paris Hilton was assaulted at a Miami Beach party.
A police report says 24-year-old Barron Hilton told authorities a man struck him in the face after the two had an argument at a party Friday in a Miami Beach home. Hilton suffer...
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis get Grammy respect
2013-12-08 01:57:30 UTC
A song about the joy of thrift shops put Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on the charts, but it's their musical attack on homophobia that's earning Grammy nominations.
When the Recording Academy revealed nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards Friday night, the hip-hop duo was named in seven categories, i...
Rush Limbaugh: Pope is preaching 'pure Marxism'
2013-12-02 18:33:28 UTC
(CNN) – Pope Francis: Successor to St. Peter ... the people's pontiff ... Marxist?
That's what conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh suggests, calling the Pope's latest document "pure Marxism."
Limbaugh blasted the pontiff on Wednesday, a day after Francis released "Evangelii Gau...
Speed a factor in crash that killed action star Paul Walker
2013-12-02 09:02:13 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans of "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker erected a makeshift memorial near the site of his fatal automobile crash, as investigators worked to determine the cause of the fiery weekend wreck that also claimed the life of his friend.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department...
Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher finalize divorce
2013-11-28 07:24:35 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are officially divorced.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon finalized the couple's split on Tuesday, roughly a year after Kutcher sought to end the couple's marriage.
Moore and Kutcher were married in September 2005 and the actress...
Alec Baldwin blames gay activists for US show being pulled
2013-11-27 06:28:08 UTC
Actor, who reportedly called photographer a 'cocksucking fag', acknowledged he had to take some responsibility.
The actor Alec Baldwin has blamed "the fundamentalist wing of gay advocacy" for the decision by MSNBC, the US cable news channel, to cancel his weekly show after he used offensive la...
Sutton Foster to return to Broadway in 'Violet'
2013-11-25 06:59:27 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — One of Broadway's biggest stars is coming back: Sutton Foster.
The Roundabout Theatre Company said Monday that the two-time Tony Award winner will star in the musical "Violet" directed by Leigh Silverman. Previews begin in March with an opening slated for April 20 at the Americ...
Taylor Swift wins AMA artist of the year
2013-11-25 06:45:26 UTC
Taylor Swift's fans have done it again, voting her the American Music Awards artist of the year for a third time.
Swift won Sunday night's top honor, giving her a leading four trophies as fans celebrated the women of pop music.
Swift didn't perform, but she was a constant presence on stage ...
Kim K. fights back against cosmetic surgery rumors
2013-11-23 23:52:05 UTC
Rumors about Kim Kardashian going under the knife have been revived once again.
Now that the 33-year-old is back in the spotlight and unafraid to show just how much she's slimmed down since delivering her daughter North in June, a report in Life & Style magazine has claimed that Kardashian had...
BBC plans birthday bash as 'Doctor Who' turns 50
2013-11-21 19:39:00 UTC
LONDON (AP) — "Doctor Who" is turning 50. So what do you get a time-traveling, galaxy-hopping hero who has everything?
Plenty of new time and space on the airwaves.
The BBC is throwing a broadcasting blowout for the sci-fi show, which began with little fanfare and few expectations on Nov. 2...
Ginnifer Goodwin is expecting her first child
2013-11-20 20:36:23 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — The fairy tale continues for Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas of ABC's "Once Upon a Time."
The actors, who play Snow White and Prince Charming on the TV drama, are expecting their first child together.
Goodwin's representative confirmed the news, first reported by People mag...
Kelly Clarkson adds new stars to Christmas special
2013-11-20 20:27:14 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg and William Shatner are among those joining Kelly Clarkson's holiday special.
The special, titled "Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale," is also set to include country stars Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire and Trisha Yearwoo...
Jolie, Martin moved to tears at Governors Awards
2013-11-17 09:39:33 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were moved to tears at the film academy's fifth annual Governors Awards.
Each of the entertainers accepted honorary Oscar statuettes Saturday at a private dinner at the Hollywood & Highland Center. Italian costume designer Pie...
Batkid saves San Francisco as charity makes a wish come true
2013-11-16 05:41:55 UTC
San Francisco was beset by a wave of crime on Friday, as a woman was taken hostage and tied to cable car tracks, a criminal calling himself the Riddler attempted to rob a bank vault, and a miscreant known as Penguin generally made a nuisance of himself in the downtown area.
Happily, each incid...
Bon Jovi, Strait take home Billboard touring wins
2013-11-15 07:38:09 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Road titan Bon Jovi has won top honors at the Billboard Touring Awards and George Strait has been named the 2013 Legend of Live.
Bon Jovi took the top tour award as the highest-grossing tour and the top draw award as the best-selling road show of the year at Thursday night's ce...
Tina Turner and other famous Americans who gave up citizenship
2013-11-14 08:03:28 UTC
What’s citizenship got to do with it? Tina Turner is just one in a long line of folks who have turned their back on the blue passport.
This item just in via an “activity” report from the U.S. Embassy in Bern, Switzerland, headlined “Soul Legend Relinquishes U.S. Citizenship.”
Alleged Alec Baldwin stalker found in contempt
2013-11-13 18:47:38 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Before her trial even concluded, Alec Baldwin's accused stalker was ordered to jail for 30 days Wednesday after a series of courtroom outbursts got her declared in contempt of court.
After Genevieve Sabourin's days of sobs, gasps, remarks and interruptions continued during some...