Man charged with stalking Jennifer Lawrence's kin
2013-05-25 05:57:56 UTC
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Canadian man is facing charges that he stalked the brother of Jennifer Lawrence after authorities say he repeatedly insisted that the man put him in touch with the Oscar-winning actress so he could protect her, accor...
Seen and heard at the Cannes Film Festival
2013-05-25 05:55:52 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — Associated Press journalists open their notebooks at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
LIBERACE'S POODLE IS TOP DOG AT CANNES
Canine glamour was honored Friday in Cannes, with pampered poodle Baby Boy from Steven Sod...
Snooki: NJ Gov Christie 'just doesn't like us'
2013-05-25 05:53:28 UTC
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was never a fan of MTV's "Jersey Shore," saying it unfairly cast the state in a negative light.
So when Nicole Polizzi, otherwise known as Snooki, got to meet the governor Friday and...
Stone Temple Pilots sue ex-frontman Scott Weiland
2013-05-25 05:47:35 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Stone Temple Pilots accuse former frontman Scott Weiland of misusing the band's name to further his solo career and want a judge to strip the rocker of his ability to use the group's name or songs.
A lawsuit filed F...
Calif. teen takes supermodel to prom
2013-05-25 05:11:40 UTC
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California teen turned heads at his prom when he showed up with a Sports Illustrated model as his date.
Nina Agdal agreed to step in as Jake Davidson's date Thursday night after he got turned down for pr...
Actress Bynes accused of bong toss out NYC window
2013-05-25 05:07:22 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Amanda Bynes appeared disheveled in a long blond wig and sweats Friday in a criminal court where she was charged with reckless endangerment after police said she heaved a marijuana bong out the window of her 36th-fl...
Justin and Selena Kiss: See Taylor Swift’s Hilarious and Disgusted Reaction!
2013-05-24 03:28:26 UTC
Well, well, well…this puts the "friendly" in "friendly exes."
Less than a week after Selena Gomez told a Boston radio station that she was single and a day after she and Justin Bieber were spotted getting cozy at a show in Las Vegas, the on-and-o...
Jennifer Lopez to open cellphone stores
2013-05-23 04:38:06 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — "Jenny from the Block" wants the block to buy Verizon phones from her.
Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez says she's opening a chain of cellphone stores and a website under the Viva Movil brand. The aim is to sell Verizon p...
Emails show AEG lawyer called Jackson a 'freak'
2013-05-23 04:35:19 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the parent company of AEG Live LLC called Michael Jackson a freak on the day the singer signed a multimillion contract for a series of ill-fated comeback concerts, emails displayed for a jury on Wednesday show...
Gosling misses Cannes premiere, sends his regrets
2013-05-22 11:13:24 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is missing one of its biggest stars of this year's festival: Ryan Gosling.
The actor was unable to attend the premiere Wednesday of Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives." Gosling stars in th...
Barbra Streisand to receive honorary PhD in Israel
2013-05-21 04:59:55 UTC
JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading Israeli university says it will present singer Barbra Streisand with an honorary Ph.D. when she visits Israel next month.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem said Monday it was granting the singer the degree because ...
Seth MacFarlane won't return as 2014 Oscar host
2013-05-21 04:43:41 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seth MacFarlane is too busy to host the Oscars in 2014.
The multitalented comedian says on Twitter that he "tried to make it work schedule-wise, but I need sleep."
MacFarlane said in his tweet Monday that Academy Awards pr...
Founding member of The Doors dies at 74
2013-05-21 04:37:36 UTC
Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the 1960s rock group The Doors whose versatile and often haunting keyboards complemented Jim Morrison's gloomy baritone and helped set the mood for some of rock's most enduring songs, has died. He was 74.
Penn urges US to pressure Bolivia to free US man
2013-05-21 04:23:46 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — Actor Sean Penn on Monday urged the U.S. government to pressure Bolivia to free an American businessman detained without charge since 2011 in a case that has drawn accusations he was the victim of corrupt local prosecutors....
Dior presents cruise fashions amid stars in Monaco
2013-05-20 04:28:03 UTC
MONACO (AP) — The glittering star power of Cannes migrated up the coast to Monaco for front-row seats at Dior's colorful, sexy cruise fashion show.
With the Mediterranean Sea the picturesque backdrop, Dior showcased its 2014 collection on...
Jury gets first glimpse of defense in Jackson case
2013-05-20 04:22:59 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court in the week ahead:
A Native American tale with international pedigree
2013-05-18 16:00:23 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — It took an international production starring a Puerto Rican and a Frenchman to bring the Native American tale "Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian" to the big screen.
The film, an English language one from F...
Retirement tests if Beckham built lasting brand
2013-05-18 05:05:07 UTC
PARIS (AP) — David Beckham's pecs are at least as much a part of his brand as his kick; his brand of shoes ultimately more lucrative than the game he's giving up. Listed as the world's highest-earning athlete for 2013, Beckham's retirement f...
Bieber will have to pay for German monkey business
2013-05-17 17:31:44 UTC
BERLIN (AP) — Justin Bieber will face a bill for thousands of euros (dollars) for his pet monkey's two-month stay at an animal shelter since it was seized by German customs, officials said Friday as a deadline expired for him to reclaim th...
George Michael injured in another car crash
2013-05-17 16:45:05 UTC
LONDON (AP) — George Michael was being treated at a hospital Friday for what his publicist called minor injuries after being a passenger in a car crash near London.
A statement released Friday said the singer was in an accident on Thursday ni...
Edwards reactivates law license, speaking at event
2013-05-17 04:35:05 UTC
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former presidential contender John Edwards has reactivated his license to practice law and is setting out on the speaking circuit.
The two-time presidential candidate and former North Carolina senator is scheduled t...
Julianne Moore: 'bad Mom' role is her antithesis
2013-05-16 18:19:06 UTC
CANNES, France (AP) — Julianne Moore sometimes identifies with the characters she plays but when it came to playing a bad mother in "What Maisie Knew," she couldn't relate.
In the recently released film, Moore portrays a rock-star mom goi...
Jolie admired for bravery in mastectomy revelation
2013-05-15 07:21:56 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — "I hope that other women can benefit from my experience," Angelina Jolie wrote in a powerful op-ed article Tuesday, explaining her decision to go public with having her breasts removed to avoid cancer.
But amid the acco...
Simpson granted 1 hand free during Vegas hearing
2013-05-14 17:56:23 UTC
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson won a small victory on Tuesday when he returned to court for Day 2 of his attempt to win a new trial in his robbery case, when a judge said he could have one hand unshackled to drink water and take no...
Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
2013-05-14 06:32:25 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie says she's had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that makes it extremely likely she'll get breast cancer.
Jolie authored an op-ed for Tuesday's New York Times where she wr...