'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 a...
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...
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...
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 Wedn...
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 frie...
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 Kutc...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 Lif...
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 ...
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.
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 sta...
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 Hollywo...
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 hi...
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-se...
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...
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, gasp...
Wahlberg shoots down Kardashian comparison
2013-11-13 08:37:48 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mark Wahlberg says his family won't be the new Kardashians.
Wahlberg will appear in a new unscripted A&E series about family-owned restaurant Wahlburgers alongside his mother and brothers Donnie and Paul. But the actor and pr...
John Tavener, composer and seeker, dies at 69
2013-11-13 08:12:42 UTC
LONDON (AP) — British composer John Tavener, whose career was boosted with the help of The Beatles and who often is remembered for the elegiac song performed as Princess Diana's coffin was carried out of Westminster Abbey, died Tuesday. He was 69....
Lady Gaga unveils 'flying dress' at NY album fete
2013-11-11 18:39:46 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga's album sales are already stratospheric, so why not her evening wear?
The "Applause" singer unveiled a high-tech, white vehicle she bills as the world's first flying dress. The contraption lifted her up inside a mammot...
'What a total star!' Simon Cowell gushes over Amira Willighagen, 9, as she wows the Holland's Got Talent panel with a flawless operatic rendition
2013-11-11 18:38:27 UTC
<h3>Had more than ten million views on YouTube after being posted last Saturday
Taught herself to sing after watching videos online with her brother
Performed a flawless rendition of Puccini's O Mio Babbino Caro from the opera Gianni Schicch...
Justin Bieber has troubled tour in South America
2013-11-11 17:32:58 UTC
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Justin Bieber is blaming food poisoning for forcing him to quit the stage for the second time during his South America tour. This time he drew boos from a huge crowd in Buenos Aires' River Plate stadium who paid up t...
Miley Cyrus twerks at MTV Europe Music Awards
2013-11-10 21:36:17 UTC
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Miley Cyrus opened MTV's Europe Music Awards with her hit song "We Can't Stop" — while wearing a space-themed silver spandex suit and twerking with a female dwarf.
To the delight of the crowd in Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome, Cyrus fi...
Viral Video Chart: Morgan Freeman, Miley Cyrus and One Direction
2013-11-08 09:14:05 UTC
Robert De Niro puts his own spin on Wrecking Ball, The Simpsons tackle The Hobbit and Pentatonix sing Beyoncé
Our theme this week is youth and we start with some of the greatest veterans of the silver screen reading the words of some of the mos...