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March 20 2015

New Movies:

Insurgent - Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. Stars Kate Winslet, Shailene Woodley, Jai Courtney & Octavia Spencer. (PG-13)

The Gunman - A sniper on a mercenary assassination team kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's successful kill shot forces him into hiding. Returning to the Congo years later, he becomes the target of a hit squad himself. Stars Sean Penn, Ray Winstone, Idris Elba, Javier Bardem and Jasmine Trinca. (R)

Do You Believe? - When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate. Stars Mira Sorvino, Sean Astin, Alexa PenaVega, and Cybill Shepherd. (PG-13) 

Danny Collins - An aging rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year old letter written to him by John Lennon. Stars Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner, and Bobby Cannavale. (R)

Harrison Ford, who recently crashed plane, is air film narrator

Harrison Ford, who recently crashed his vintage airplane on a Los Angeles golf course, is returning to the skies - at least with his voice. He will narrate an aviation documentary for National Geographic. It premieres on IMAX screens April 10.

Prosecutors want 'Suge' Knight's bail set at $25 million

Prosecutors want Suge Knight’s bail in his murder case set at $25 million. They say the former rap music mogul has extorted millions from rappers since 2004 and is a gang member. He has a bail hearing today. He has pleaded not guilty.

'American Idol' Recap: Judges Use the Save Early

"American Idol" was supposed to narrow down the contestants to 10 last night. The 11 finalists sang songs from the movies. The judges decided Qaasim Middleton was worth saving. Boy George will be mentoring the finalists for '80s music next week.

Jennifer Lopez Gives Beautiful Performance on 'American Idol'

Jennifer Lopez took over the stage on "American Idol" last night. She treated viewers to a beautiful performance of "Feel the Light" from the upcoming animated film "Home." Scenes were projected onto her white gown. "Home" opens in theaters next Friday, March 27.

 

Justin Bieber sued by former neighbor for assault

Justin Bieber's former neighbor in Calabasas claims in a lawsuit Bieber spit in his face and terrorized his family. The lawsuit seeks more than $25,000. Bieber has paid them $80,000 for throwing eggs at their home 2 years ago. He remains on probation.

Kate Middleton Will Take Maternity Leave

Kate Middleton will take maternity leave at the end of March. The Duchess will make her final public appearance March 27. She has 3 engagements that support opportunities for young people in London. Prince William will be with her. She’s due in mid-to-late April.

Russell Simmons Developing Hip-hop Musical For Broadway

Rap mogul Russell Simmons is producing a new Hip-hop musical For 2016. ‘The Scenario’ will celebrate the "golden age" of the genre, from the 1980s to the 1990s. He won a Tony Award in 2003 for the Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam shows.

Kevin Hart Surprises Ex-wife With New SUV

Kevin Hart bought his ex-wife a new Cadillac Escalade for her 37th birthday. He and Torrei Hart split more than five years ago and have been in a couple of public spats. They have 2 children. She posted a photo of the car online. He is engaged to wed model Eniko Parrish.

Kevin Hart Still Upset By Airport Toilet Encounter

Kevin Hart was a guest on The Daily Show Wednesday night. He told host Jon Stewart his stand-up routine is based on things that have happened to him. Most memorable: he was in an airport bathroom. A fan kicked open the door & snapped a photo as he flipped the finger.

Mr. T to host home renovation series 'I Pity the Tool'

Mr. T has landed a new home renovation series. He will host ‘I Pity the Tool’ on the DIY Network. The program will follow Mr. T and his team as they remodel outdated homes for veterans and their families. It is scheduled to premiere later this year.

Iggy Azalea Reveals Britney Spears Duet Is Called 'Pretty Girls'

New details about Iggy Azalea and Britney Spears' collaboration have emerged. The duet will be called "Pretty Girls". It will be the first single on her new album, out later this year. Azalea has had to reschedule her tour for September due to "production delays."

Fleetwood Mac Announces Rescheduled Tour of Australia, NZ

Fleetwood Mac's tour of Australia and New Zealand is back on. 10 shows are scheduled across a mix of arenas, wineries and outdoor venues, starting Oct. 22. They’re currently touring North America thru April 19, then head to Europe for 6 weeks.

Bill Murray putting together a celebrity holiday special for Christmas

Bill Murray has recruited some famous friends for a Christmas TV Special. He is teaming up with director Sofia Coppola for the show, which will air sometime during the 2015 holiday season. Guests include George Clooney, Miley Cyrus, Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph.

 



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April 1 2015

Trevor Noah defends self in backlash to old tweets

Trevor Noah, the newly announced host of "The Daily Show," rejected backlash over his graphic tweets. He posted jokes about Jews & women between 2009 and 2014. He said they are not a reflection of his character. Comedy Central is sticky by him to replace Jon Stewart.

'General Hospital' leads Daytime Emmy nominations

ABC's "General Hospital" earned a leading 28 nominations for Daytime Emmy awards. Four of its stars are in categories for top actor or actress. The ceremony is April 26 on the Pop network. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" has 10 nominations.

The Rolling Stones Announce North American Tour Dates

The Rolling Stones are hitting the road in North America again this summer. The 15-date trek will hit stadiums across the U.S. & Canada. Their date closest to Hampton Roads is July 1 in Raleigh. The show includes video screens, special effects and a stage into the audience.

Dave Chappelle hit by banana peel during New Mexico show

A New Mexico man threw a banana peel at Dave Chappelle during his stand-up show in Sante Fe on Monday. He was upset over remarks Chappelle made about his friend. The man was charged with battery and disorderly conduct & jailed. The peel hit Chappell's leg.

Rihanna dismisses Leonardo DiCaprio dating rumors

Rihanna and Leonardo DiCaprio are reportedly not dating after all. She has dismissed her rumored romance with DiCaprio in a media interview. She said she is too busy for a boyfriend. She said he would "have to live with my schedule and not get scared."

Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles

Singer Joni Mitchell is hospitalized in Los Angeles, but details have not been released. She is 71, has 8 Grammy Awards, & is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She released 19 albums dating back to the 1960s. Her top single was "Big Yellow Taxi" in 1970.

Scott Eastwood: 'I Didn't Get Any Handouts From My Dad'

Clint Eastwood made his son Scott work hard to become an actor by refusing to give him a career boost. He had to take odd jobs to pay the rent while struggling to land roles. He got no handouts from Clint. He left L.A. 8 years ago and now lives in San Diego.

Paris Hilton Heading To Las Vegas For DJ Residency

Paris Hilton has landed a new DJ residency in Las Vegas. She just wrapped up a second residency at a club in Ibiza, Spain. She still manages her business ventures during the day, then hits the booth at night. She's been spinning dance tunes in nightclubs for 5 years.

Madonna has 'got so many tales to tell' in memoir

Madonna is thinking about writing her autobiography. She says she has "so many tales to tell." Her songs are ''just one slice of my life.'' She has a lot of ground to cover. She wants to tell stories about her life that have value, are inspiring, and people can relate to.

NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak Get Their Own Spin-Off Series

Bravo has announced 3 new series: NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak will hit the road in "NeNe and Kim: The Road to Riches." "Fit Club" centers on NYC celebrity trainers. And "Ladies of Dallas" is about a group of women navigating the elite tier of the Dallas social scene.

Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty Had Secret Tunnels to Playboy Mansion

The Playboy Mansion had secret tunnels connecting to the homes of Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, James Caan, and Kirk Douglas. All were frequent guests of Hugh Hefner. The tunnels went beneath the Los Angeles Country Club. They were closed in 1989.

Mark Wahlberg to Star in Boston Marathon Bombings Movie 'Patriots' Day'

Mark Wahlberg will play the lead role in "Patriots' Day", a movie about the Boston Marathon bombings. He will also be a producer. Production is scheduled to begin later this year. A rival project "Boston Strong" is also planned to film this year.

Mike Tyson's Abandoned Mansion Transformed Into a Church

Mike Tyson's former lavish mansion in Southington, Ohio, is being turned into a church. The current owner would like Tyson to attend the first gathering inside the church's sanctuary. Tyson lived in the mansion during the late 1980s and 1990s until he went bankrupt.

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April 1 2015

Trevor Noah defends self in backlash to old tweets

Trevor Noah, the newly announced host of "The Daily Show," rejected backlash over his graphic tweets. He posted jokes about Jews & women between 2009 and 2014. He said they are not a reflection of his character. Comedy Central is sticky by him to replace Jon Stewart.

'General Hospital' leads Daytime Emmy nominations

ABC's "General Hospital" earned a leading 28 nominations for Daytime Emmy awards. Four of its stars are in categories for top actor or actress. The ceremony is April 26 on the Pop network. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" has 10 nominations.

The Rolling Stones Announce North American Tour Dates

The Rolling Stones are hitting the road in North America again this summer. The 15-date trek will hit stadiums across the U.S. & Canada. Their date closest to Hampton Roads is July 1 in Raleigh. The show includes video screens, special effects and a stage into the audience.

Dave Chappelle hit by banana peel during New Mexico show

A New Mexico man threw a banana peel at Dave Chappelle during his stand-up show in Sante Fe on Monday. He was upset over remarks Chappelle made about his friend. The man was charged with battery and disorderly conduct & jailed. The peel hit Chappell's leg.

Rihanna dismisses Leonardo DiCaprio dating rumors

Rihanna and Leonardo DiCaprio are reportedly not dating after all. She has dismissed her rumored romance with DiCaprio in a media interview. She said she is too busy for a boyfriend. She said he would "have to live with my schedule and not get scared."

Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles

Singer Joni Mitchell is hospitalized in Los Angeles, but details have not been released. She is 71, has 8 Grammy Awards, & is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She released 19 albums dating back to the 1960s. Her top single was "Big Yellow Taxi" in 1970.

Scott Eastwood: 'I Didn't Get Any Handouts From My Dad'

Clint Eastwood made his son Scott work hard to become an actor by refusing to give him a career boost. He had to take odd jobs to pay the rent while struggling to land roles. He got no handouts from Clint. He left L.A. 8 years ago and now lives in San Diego.

Paris Hilton Heading To Las Vegas For DJ Residency

Paris Hilton has landed a new DJ residency in Las Vegas. She just wrapped up a second residency at a club in Ibiza, Spain. She still manages her business ventures during the day, then hits the booth at night. She's been spinning dance tunes in nightclubs for 5 years.

Madonna has 'got so many tales to tell' in memoir

Madonna is thinking about writing her autobiography. She says she has "so many tales to tell." Her songs are ''just one slice of my life.'' She has a lot of ground to cover. She wants to tell stories about her life that have value, are inspiring, and people can relate to.

NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak Get Their Own Spin-Off Series

Bravo has announced 3 new series: NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak will hit the road in "NeNe and Kim: The Road to Riches." "Fit Club" centers on NYC celebrity trainers. And "Ladies of Dallas" is about a group of women navigating the elite tier of the Dallas social scene.

Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty Had Secret Tunnels to Playboy Mansion

The Playboy Mansion had secret tunnels connecting to the homes of Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, James Caan, and Kirk Douglas. All were frequent guests of Hugh Hefner. The tunnels went beneath the Los Angeles Country Club. They were closed in 1989.

Mark Wahlberg to Star in Boston Marathon Bombings Movie 'Patriots' Day'

Mark Wahlberg will play the lead role in "Patriots' Day", a movie about the Boston Marathon bombings. He will also be a producer. Production is scheduled to begin later this year. A rival project "Boston Strong" is also planned to film this year.

Mike Tyson's Abandoned Mansion Transformed Into a Church

Mike Tyson's former lavish mansion in Southington, Ohio, is being turned into a church. The current owner would like Tyson to attend the first gathering inside the church's sanctuary. Tyson lived in the mansion during the late 1980s and 1990s until he went bankrupt.

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March 31, 2015

1995: Mexican-American singer Selena was shot to death in Corpus Christi, Texas, by the founder of her fan club.

Robin Williams' wife, adult children will try to split assets

The wife and adult children of Robin Williams have agreed to try to work out their dispute over his estate. They can hire a mediator if necessary before returning to court. Williams died in August. His surviving heirs have been in a public fight over his personal property.

Van Halen, David Lee Roth perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Hollywood Boulevard was transformed into the 1980s Sunset Strip last night. Van Halen shut down the street for a performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. They performed 3 songs. David Lee Roth injured his nose with his mic. The band is set to play again tonight.

Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen to host Billboard Awards

Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen will host this year's Billboard Music Awards May 17. Ludacris hosted the show last year. Nominees will be announced on 'Good Morning America' April 7. Chrissy revealed she owns all 53 “Now That's What I Call Music” compilations.

Jenny McCarthy rejects return to The View, Whoopi ready to leave

Jenny McCarthy has rejected the chance to return to 'The View'. She left last year but was offered to return. She rejected the chance because she couldn't be herself. Meanwhile, Whoopi Goldberg wants out, but producers are holding her to her contract.

Belinda Carlisle Undergoing Double Hip Surgery

Veteran pop star Belinda Carlisle will undergo surgery on both hips. The first operation is today, the next one in late April. She is 56. She confirmed the news to fans via Twitter. She now raises funds for her animal charity, called the Animal People Alliance.

Adam West And Burt Ward To Reprise Batman And Robin Roles

Original TV Batman and Robin, Adam West And Burt Ward, will lend their voices to an upcoming animated film. They played the Caped Crusader and his trusty sidekick in the 1960s live-action TV series. If the film is successful, there may be more.

NBC to stage live version of 'The Wiz;' show will then head to Broadway

NBC’s next live television production of a musical will be The Wiz. No casting has been disclosed yet. The classic 1978 movie musical starred Diana Ross, Michael Jackson and Lena Horne. The Dec. 3 version will feature Cirque du Soleil performers.

Kevin Hart to Be Honored With Comedic Genius Award

Kevin Hart will be honored with the Comedic Genius Award at the MTV Movie Awards next month. He made the announcement in a short video. Jimmy Kimmel will be presenting the award. The show is April 12 at the Nokia Theatre. Amy Schumer is the host.

 

 

Justin Bieber Working on New Album With Kanye West

Justin Bieber has been working on his new album with Kanye West and Rick Rubin. Asked how the new album would sound, Bieber said, “it's a grown-up version of Justin and I think people will be shocked." He said he scrapped his last album for a more mature version.

Trevor Noah Tapped to Replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

Comedy Central has announced the new host of "The Daily Show". Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart. He was selected over Amy Poehler, Louis C.K. and Amy Schumer. Stewart has hosted the show for 16 years. His final date has not been announced.

Christina Aguilera To Hit The Stage At The Academy Of Country Music Awards

Christina Aguilera will show off her country music skills on the Academy Of Country Music Awards next month. She will join a surprise artist for "a special duet". The ACM Awards are April 19. Aguilera will appear on the ABC show Nashville 4 days before her ACMs debut.

Disney Developing Live-action Mulan Movie

Disney is brining another animated classic back to the big screen with a live-action version of Mulan. The 1998 hit film, about Chinese war heroine Hua Mulan, will be retold to a new generation. The animated film grossed more than $304 million at the global box office.

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“Home” tops box office with “Furious 7” one week from a record release

Animated alien adventure "Home" knocked off comedy "Get Hard" with a debut of $54 million. "Get Hard" opened strongly with $34.6 million. "Insurgent" slid to third with $22.1 million. A $100 million-plus debut is expected next weekend for "Furious 7."

Taylor Swift wins artist of the year at iHeartRadio Awards

Taylor Swift cleaned up at the iHeartRadio Music Awards winning artist of the year, song of the year for "Shake It Off,” and best lyrics for “Blank Space.” She played guitar for Madonna onstage. The show also featured video packages with musicians talking about their careers.

Rob Thomas coming to Portsmouth July 29

Rob Thomas plans to release a solo album late this summer. He will kick off The Great Unknown 2015 Tour June 11. The 37-city tour comes to nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth July 29. Plain White T's will be special guests.

Jamie Foxx Facing Backlash After Bruce Jenner Joke at iHeartRadio Awards

Jamie Foxx came under social media fire after making a joke about Bruce Jenner at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. He made fun of Bruce's transition to a woman after taking a jab at Suge Knight. Twitter users accused Foxx of transphobia for his joke on Bruce.

Robin Williams' wife, children in court over his estate

A legal battle between Robin Williams' widow and children over his estate is going to court. Attorneys for both are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge today. Williams died August 11, 2014 and both sides are in a dispute over distribution of property.

Harrison Ford released from hospital

Harrison Ford has been released from the hospital weeks after suffering serious injuries in a plane crash. The 72-year-old actor has left UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He crash-landed his plane onto a golf course in Venice, Calif., March 5. He is recovering from injuries.

Destiny's Child reunites at Stellar Gospel Awards

A reunited Destiny's Child took the stage at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Saturday. Erica Campbell took home 6 awards, including the night's top honor. Michelle Williams single "Say Yes" won music video of the year. The awards will be broadcast April 5 on TV One.

Zayn Malik working on solo album after One Direction exit

Millions of teenage hearts broke when Zayn Malik quit One Direction last week. Simon Cowell's Syco Music let him out of his contract on the condition he record his first album with the label. He and fiancé Perrie Edwards are out looking for their first home.

 

Angelina Jolie attends Kids' Choice Awards

Angelina Jolie collected the Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Villain for her portrayal of the fairy queen in Maleficent Saturday night. In her acceptance speech she said, “cause a little trouble. It's good for you." She recently had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed.

Hugh Jackman quits as Wolverine?

Hugh Jackman has hinted a third 'Wolverine' movie will be his last  He posted a photo to Instagram of his hands featuring metal claws which he captioned: ''WOLVERINE ...ONE LAST TIME. HJ.'' He has played the Marvel character since 2000.

Michelle Obama, Erykah Badu Celebrate 'Black Girls Rock!' in New Jersey

First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated education for girls at Black Girls Rock! in New Jersey Saturday. She lauded the young honorees for excelling in their studies. Jada Pinkett Smith received the Star Power award. The nearly 4-hour event will be shown next Sunday on BET.

Carrie Underwood shares first photo of baby son

Carrie Underwood has shared the first photograph of her baby son on social media, one month after his birth. She uploaded a picture of Isaiah Michael Fisher asleep with a miniature hockey stick lying across him. Dad Michael Fisher is in the pro hockey playoffs.

What's Going On Between Mariah Carey And Brett Ratner

Mariah Carey might have found herself a new beau. She has been pictured spending time with director Brett Ratner. He has denied reports of a romance between the two. But they spent time sailing around the Bahamas celebrating their weekend birthdays together.

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March 26 2015

New direction: Zayn Malik has left the group

Zayn Malik is leaving boy band One Direction "to be a normal 22-year-old." He quit the band's world tour last week citing stress. He was with them 5 years. Simon Cowell put the band together in 2010. The news sparked more than 4,600 tweets a minute.

Harry Styles May Leave One Direction Too, sheds tears for Zayn at concert

Harry Styles may be the next member to quit One Direction. He wants to try some solo work and consider some acting offers. He was seen shedding tears last night during a concert in Jakarta in Indonesia. He’s been working on projects with other artists.

Rayvon Owen & Joey Cook still alive on “American Idol”

Virginians Joey Cook and Rayvon Owen made it into the Top 9 on “American Idol.” Cook performed Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.” Owen performed “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by Tears for Fears. Adanna Duru and Maddie Walker are out.

Rihanna debuts new single

Rihanna took to Twitter last night to announce a new single. She had been teasing her 42 million followers for 24 hours. The single is “Bitch Better Have My Money.” It may be included on her 8th album, now in production.

Kendrick Lamar Scores First Number 1 Album

Kendrick Lamar is at Number 1 in both the US and the UK with his third album 'To Pimp A Butterfly.' It came out a week earlier than scheduled. The ‘Empire’ television soundtrack comes in second, followed by Modest Mouse at Number 3 with ‘Strangers To Ourselves.’

Paul Kantner Hospitalized After Suspected Heart Attack

Jefferson Airplane co-founder Paul Kantner is recovering after a suspected heart attack. He turned 71 earlier this month. He’s in a hospital, stable and undergoing tests. He is the only member of the group who worked with both Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.

Bobby Brown puts Bobbi Kristina’s fate into God’s hands

Bobby Brown does not want to make a decision on daughter Bobbi Kristina’s life support. He would have to carry the decision the rest of his life. For now, he’s hoping God will decide whether to take her or let her live. She remains on life support in a rehab facility in Atlanta.

Probation for man who crashed into Jennifer Lopez's car

A man who crashed into Jennifer Lopez's Rolls Royce last year pled no contest to drunk driving. Robert John Reitz crashed his pickup into the back of her car on Pacific Coast Highway in Sept. Actress Leah Remini was driving. Reitz must attend alcohol rehab.

Miley Cyrus Has Five Teeth Removed

Miley Cyrus has had five teeth removed. She posted some graphic pictures from the procedure on Instagram. One was a selfie that showed her with gauze in her mouth and two ice packs on both cheeks. She didn’t provide details on why the teeth were pulled.

Celine Dion returns to Caesars Palace stage in August

Celine Dion is returning to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Aug. 27. She has been caring for her husband and allowing her inflamed throat muscles to heal. The couple also has 3 children. She has 40 performances scheduled between August and January.

Meghan Trainor Launching Partnership With Fashion Brand

Meghan Trainor is partnering with Fullbeauty Brands for a series of fashion and lifestyle projects. She sang about flaunting her fuller figure in her hit song ‘All About That Bass.’ She will promote a variety of campaigns to boost plus-sized fans' confidence.

Lollapalooza announces lineup for music festival

Lollapalloza has announced the talent lineup for their music festival. Headliners include Paul McCartney, Metallica, Sam Smith & Forence & The Machine. The 3-day festival is in Chicago starting July 31. Single day tickets are $110. Three-day passes are already sold out.

Daytime Emmy Award nominations to be announced on 'The Talk'

Nominations for the Daytime Emmy Awards will be announced on Tuesday's edition of The Talk on CBS. Winners will be announced at a ceremony to air April 26. The television academy will release the full list of nominees online immediately following the program.

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Van Halen going on tour to 39 cities…Hampton Roads isn’t one of them

Van Halen is spending their summer on the road. The veteran rock band will embark on a North American tour starting July 5 in Seattle. The 39-date trek concludes October 2 in Los Angeles. They plan to re-master their classic albums and release them later this year.

'Mad Men' star Hamm has treatment for alcohol addiction

"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction. The final season of the 1960s-set drama begins April 5 on AMC. The 43-year-old Hamm plays Don Draper, a troubled advertising executive with a dark past.

Michelle Obama’s bald look on show appearance causes speculation

Why did First lady Michelle Obama appear nearly bald in last night’s "Jeopardy"? She presented answers related to healthy eating. The camera angle and lighting may have obscured her ponytail. But she sure looked shorn. The show is taped weeks in advance.

Taraji P. Henson says her son was racially profiled at USC

Actress Taraji P. Henson says her 20-year-old son is transferring to Howard University. She told a magazine her son Marcel was stopped by police on the campus of USC for having his hands in his pockets. USC's Dept. of Public Safety said it does not tolerate racial profiling.

Fox announces summer return of 'The X-Files'

Agents Mulder and Scully are making their television return. Fox will air a six-episode run of new episodes of "The X-Files" this summer. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will be back. "The X-Files" premiered on Fox in September 1993 and ran for nine seasons.

Fox sues record label in dispute over 'Empire' title

Fox Television and a San Francisco company are in a legal battle over the name Empire. The Fox show and the record label have the same name. The show stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Empire Distribution’s original trademark application was denied.

Kelly Osbourne reveals she has cancer gene

Kelly Osbourne has revealed she has a cancer gene that increases risk of breast or ovarian cancer. Her mother Sharon had a double-mastectomy & had her children tested. Kelly says she also plans to have preventive surgery. Angelina Jolie is now going thru menopause.

Vin Diesel thinks 'Furious 7' will win Best Picture Oscar

Vin Diesel is confident about Furious 7's Oscar chances. He predicts the film, which hits theaters April 3, will take next year's Oscar for Best Picture. Industry experts believe the final Fast & Furious film will sweep the April box office with a $115 million opening.

Will Ferrell Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Will Ferrell has been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was joined by family and co-stars. He joked, "I not only accept it, but I will be here every day from 3 to 5 P.M. polishing the star.” His next movie, "Get Hard," opens in theaters Friday.

Lara Logan Re-Hospitalized due to Brutal Assault in Egypt in 2011

'60 Minutes' reporter Lara Logan is back in the hospital. She continues recovery from trauma she suffered during a brutal assault in Egypt in 2011. She continues working for ’60 Minutes’ between treatments. A family friend told media she’s in a Washington hospital.

T.I. Announces New Album 'Traps Open'

T.I. is going trap with his next album. While promoting his film "Get Hard," he dropped details about the second installment of his "Paperwork" album trilogy. It’s called 'Traps Open'." For now, it's still unclear when the new album will be released.

Brandy to Make Broadway Debut in 'Chicago'

Brandy is set to play Roxie Hart in a Broadway production of "Chicago." The show runs 8 weeks at the Ambassador Theatre in New York starting April 28. Country singer Jennifer Nettles is finishing her 2-month engagement. Brandy, now 36, started her career at 14.

Iggy Azalea Admits to Having Boob Job

Iggy Azalea has had breast enhancement surgery. The Australian female rapper was tired of having padding sewed into her costumes. She tried modeling before becoming a singer. But agencies told her to lose weight and get a nose job, and it affected her confidence.

Ray J wants out of Love & Hip Hop, says show is ruining his love life

Ray J has quit "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood." He feels the negativity and conflict that defines the show is interfering in his relationship with Princess Love. She was arrested in February & they’ve had problems since. Producers will meet with him today to discuss options.

'Independence Day 2' Lands Vivica A. Fox

Vivica A. Fox will be back to reprise her role for the Independence Day sequel. She played Will Smith’s wife Jasmine in the 1996 blockbuster. Will is out due to salary requirements. Jeff Goldblum & Bill Pullman are also back. Independence Day 2 is out June 24th, 2016.

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March 24, 2015

Mila Kunis admits to marrying Ashton Kutcher

Mila Kunis has revealed she and Ashton Kutcher are married. She was a guest on the Late Late Show last night with new host James Corden. He demanded to see her left hand, on which she was wearing a wedding ring. The couple’s first child, Wyatt, was born in October.

Redfoo first to be booted from DWTS

"Dancing with the Stars" last night featured a "My Jam Monday"-themed show. Nastia Liukin and Derek Hough were the top team with 34 points. Redfoo and Suzanne Somers were the bottom two, with Redfoo being eliminated.

Angelina Jolie reveals she had ovaries removed

Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed. Doctors noted an increase in inflammatory markers in a recent blood test. She underwent a pre-emptive double mastectomy in 2013. She lost her mother, grandmother & aunt to cancer.

Jennifer Lawrence Done With X-men Franchise After Upcoming Instalment

Jennifer Lawrence will be leaving The X-men franchise after next year's X-men: Apocalypse. She has played shapeshifter Mystique in two films. She is slated to begin filming on X-Men: Apocalypse later this year, with a release date set for May 2016.

Chrisette Michele to headline Ella Fitzgerald Festival in Newport News

R&B singer Chrisette Michele will perform in Newport News April 25. She is the headliner for the Ella Fitzgerald Music Festival at the Downing-Gross Cultural Art Center. An opening act has not yet been announced. For ticket information, call 247-8950 or downing-gross.org.

Taylor Swift And The SAT Are In A Fight

The people who design the SAT test for students have crossed Taylor Swift. An SAT prep book trashes pop lyrics as “a great source of bad grammar.” The book misquotes a line from “Fifteen.” She wrote online not to misquote her, learn her rules, and do more studying.

David Crosby hits jogger with car on Santa Barbara road

Singer David Crosby hit and injured a jogger with his electric car in Southern California Sunday. He was blinded by the sun and didn’t see the man on the road. The man is in a hospital, & is expected to recover. 73-year-old Crosby is cooperating with the investigation.

Katy Perry and John Mayer 'over for good'

Katy Perry and John Mayer are reportedly ''over for good'' 3 months after they rekindled their romance. He has been telling his friends he doesn't want to deal with their issues anymore. He has no “emotional interest.” The pair first started dating in 2012.

 

`Mad Men' fans: new Don Draper bench in NYC

A bench honoring the TV series "Mad Men" now sits in front of the Time & Life Building in NYC. The Time & Life Building is where the fictional ad agency in the show is headquartered. The AMC series' final season begins April 5. The bench is at Sixth Avenue and 50th Street.

Chris Brown's baby daughter watches one of his music videos

Chris Brown's 9-month-old daughter Royalty is becoming a fast fan of his work. Her grandmother posted a video showing the baby girl watching his music video for New Flame. She was captivated by the clip. The baby’s mom is 31-year-old former model Nia Amey.

Ed Sheeran Launches His Own Record Label

Ed Sheeran has started his own record label, called Gingerbread. The label came about as part of a deal struck with Warner Bros., who set up Gingerbread as a subsidiary. The British star is currently on a tour of Australia. He plans to launch the careers of future stars.

Justin Bieber, Kendall Jenner Named 'Hollywood's New Brat Pack' by Vogue

Every generation has its own “brat-pack’ of young celebrity standouts. Vogue magazine has named the latest in the April edition. They are Justin Bieber, Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Ansel Elgort, Dylan Penn, and Hopper Penn. They are most recognized by today’s teens.

Russell Crowe fights for Australian citizenship

New Zealand-born Russell Crowe has revealed he is not an Australian citizen after 38 years living Down Under. His numerous applications have been rejected by the Government. His only option is to apply for a visa based on ‘special talent’ and try to negotiate a citizenship.

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March 24 2015

 

'Insurgent' seizes top spot; 'The Gunman' misfires

"Insurgent" easily topped the box office with $54 million. Disney's "Cinderella" fell in Week 2 to second place with $34.5 million. "Run All Night" was 3rd with $5.1 million. Sean Penn’s geopolitical thriller "The Gunman" stumbled with only $5 million and 4th place.

J. Cole shines like true star at South by Southwest festival

J. Cole helped close the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin with a top notch performance. He was a crowd favorite, delivering his smart rhymes like club anthems. He has launched his own label called Dreamville. Signees Bas, Cozz and Omen also performed.

Jason Aldean marries mistress Brittany Kerr

Country star Jason Aldean and former "American Idol" contestant Brittany Kerr were seen together frequently while he was married. He filed for divorce from wife Jessica in 2013. He and Kerr tied the knot Saturday in Mexico. He and Jessica have two daughters.

Wife Seeking Divorce From Jean-Claude Van Damme

Divorce is on the card for Jean-Claude Van Damme and wife Gladys Van Varenberg. The two have been married since 1987 and are parents to two adult children. She cited irreconcilable differences. Van Varenberg is their legal last name. She also filed in 1992, but reconciled.

Taylor Swift Buys Porn Site Domains Using Her Name

Taylor Swift has purchased 2 adult content website domains using her name. Public figures and companies are allowed to buy any domains in advance before others could get their hands on them. AdWeek reports they are priced at up to $2,500 per domain.

GMA’s Lara Spencer ending 15-year marriage

Good Morning America co-host Lara Spencer and husband David Haffenreffer are divorcing after 15 years of marriage. He is a former CNN reporter who now works in real estate. A rep said they remain friends and are on vacation with their children, daughter Kate & son Duff.

Glee concluded its 6-season run Friday night. The highlights:

New Directions won the national championship.                                                                     Mercedes is the opening act for Beyonce's world tour.                                                                       Sue Sylvester is vice president for Jeb Bush, and plans to run for president in 2024.                                Rachel will be a surrogate mom for gay couple Kurt and Blaine, and wins a Tony Award.              William McKinley High School is being turned into an arts school.                                                              Will Schuester, who started its glee club in 2009, will become its principal.                                           The fabled high school auditorium five years from now will be renamed for Finn Hudson.                     The show finished with a rousing rendition of "I Lived."                                                               The series sold more than 50 million songs and 13 million albums.

Chris Brown's Probation Ends, Rihanna Assault Case Is Closed

Chris Brown is officially off probation six years after he assaulted then-girlfriend Rihanna. The felony assault case was formally closed Friday. He has completed 1,000 hours of community labor, domestic violence counseling and rehab. His court hearings are done.

Bobbi Kristina Moved to Rehab Facility

Bobbi Kristina Brown has been moved into a rehabilitation facility in Atlanta. She was hospitalized 7 weeks at Emory University Hospital. She was slowly removed from life support, with no change in her condition. She remains in a coma.

Suge Knight Collapses in Courtroom After Judge Sets Bail at $25M

Suge Knight collapsed in the courtroom Friday after a judge set his bail at $25 million. He hit his head on the chair and knocked himself out. Prosecutors believe he did it on purpose for the cameras. He is considered a flight risk with a history of "witness intimidation issues."

Lil Wayne Lashes Out at Fan Who Throws a Beer at Him During His Concert

Lil Wayne got angry at a fan who threw a beer at him before he performed in Fort Lauderdale Saturday. He called out the fan on his mic before starting his set. A video surfaced on Instagram showing the man getting knocked out by another man in the crowd.

Bruce Willis' 60th birthday bash

Bruce Willis celebrated his 60th birthday with a star-studded party in NYC Saturday. He turned 60 on March 19 (last Thurs). He was surrounded by family and close celebrity friends. He was presented a large chocolate cake covered in pink edible flowers.

Fergie throws 40th birthday bash

Fergie threw herself an early birthday party over the weekend. She doesn't turn 40 until March 27 but organized a get-together with friends and family at her home in Los Angeles Saturday. They enjoyed family-made Ferguson Crest wine and a yummy berry cream cake.

Pharrell Williams Addresses Students At United Nations Event

Pharrell Williams addressed students at the United Nations Friday on International Day of Happiness. He told them happiness is their birthright. He encouraged fans around the world to sign a petition urging global leaders to step up their efforts to tackle climate change.

Rob Kardashian hits out at sister Kim

In a bid to stay relevant, Rob Kardashian took to Instagram to compare sister Kim to the psychotic murderer in the movie 'Gone Girl.' Last week, she wished him a happy 28th birthday online. Rob has a weight problem. Kim believes he's suffering with ''social anxiety.''

Bella Thorne Dating Pamela Anderson's Son

Bella Thorne has been spending more time with Brandon Lee. They have been posting pictures online. He is Pamela Anderson's son with ex-husband Tommy Lee. She’s best known for the Disney Channel show “Shake It Up.” He is 18, she is 17.

 

Usher Reunites With Chris Brown for New Song 'All Falls Down'

Usher and Chris Brown are back with a new song. The duo, who last teamed up for "New Flame" off Breezy's newest album "X", returned over the weekend with "All Falls Down". Fans are speculating the song will be on Usher's new album due out later this year.

Kendrick Lamar Thanks Fans at Album Signing in Compton

Kendrick Lamar returned to his hometown of Compton over the weekend for an album signing event. Fans showed up at Best Buy in the city to get autographed copies of his latest album "To Pimp a Butterfly". He thanked the fans for their loyalty and support.

'Austin Powers' Star Verne Troyer Is OK After Hospitalized for Seizure

Verne Troyer is on the mend after a health scare over the weekend. He was rushed to a hospital Saturday after suffering a seizure while greeting fans at the Heart of Texas Comic Con in Waco, Texas. He was discharged after undergoing testing.

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2' to Start Production in New York City Next Month

The sequel to "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" is getting ready for production. The film is expected to begin filming in New York City and Buffalo in April. The first movie starred Megan Fox and Will Arnett. The sequel is due out June 3, 2016.

 

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March 19, 2015

Paula Patton, Robin Thicke granted divorce

Paula Patton and Robin Thicke have been granted a divorce in Los Angeles. Their legal split will go into effect April 14. They separated last year after nine years of marriage and have a 4-year-old son. She was the inspiration behind much of his music and appeared in videos.

Adam Levine Brings Female Fan Onstage After Hitting Her With Mic

Maroon 5 suffered a technical malfunction while performing at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto Monday night. Adam Levine smashed his microphone to the stage. It bounced into a girl’s face. He brought Stephanie Green onstage, apologized, hugged her & held her hand.

Marvin Gaye's family attempts to stop 'Blurred Lines' distribution

Marvin Gaye's family wants to put a stop to "Blurred Lines." His adult children have filed an injunction to prevent sales or performances of the song featuring Pharrell, Robin Thicke and T.I. A jury determined last week the song copied elements of 1977 hit "Got to Give It Up."

'Empire' Soundtrack Blocks Madonna's 'Rebel Heart' From No. 1

The soundtrack of season 1 of FOX's hit series "Empire" tops this week's Billboard 200. The album features contributions from cast members and several well-known singers. It’s the first TV soundtrack to reach No. 1 since Glee in 2010. Madonna’s “Rebel Heart” is No. 2.

Mary J. Blige shines at unofficial SXSW show

Mary J. Blige performed Tuesday night at a Supper Club in Austin not sponsored by South by Southwest. Her husband, Kendu Isaacs, filmed her performance with his phone. She covered her most popular hits and danced for the astonished crowd. Blige is now 44.

Teddy Riley Suing Former Bandmate Over Blackstreet Trademark

Teddy Riley is taking former Blackstreet bandmate Chauncey Hannibal to court over the group’s name. He has filed a $1 million federal lawsuit. Both have been battling over the trademark, & Hannibal still uses it in concerts. Riley also claims Hannibal misused funds.

Kevin James Welcomes Daughter Sistine Sabella

The King of Queens has a new princess. Kevin James and wife Steffiana de la Cruz welcomed their fourth child in January. They name her Sistine Sabella. James will next appear in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, opening April 17, and Pixels, hitting theaters in July.

Liza Minnelli enters rehab, 'making excellent progress'

Liza Minnelli has checked herself into rehab for substance abuse. The 69-year-old entertainer has fought alcohol and drug addictions for years. Her rep said she is making "excellent progress." In September, she underwent back surgery to help heal an injury.

Pharrell Williams chosen as fashion icon of the year

Pharrell Williams will be honored as a fashion icon by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. The award will be presented to him June 1 at Lincoln Center. He’s being singled out for his looks, sense of style, his kindness & openness. Rihanna won the award last year.

Paul McCartney To Salute Starr At Hall Of Fame Induction

Paul McCartney will induct his former fellow Beatle Ringo Starr into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame next month. Starr is the last of the Fab Four to be inducted as a solo artist. McCartney received the honor in 1999. Inductions are April 18.

Lil Wayne's Daughter Reginae Blasts Young Thug over “Carter 6”

Rapper Young Thug has confirmed his debut album will be called "Carter 6." On Twitter, Lil Wayne’s teenage daughter Reginae called it childish, & that he’s not at her father’s level. Lil Wayne’s "Tha Carter V" is still delayed by Cash Money. His real name is Dwayne Carter, Jr.

Drake Is Sued Over 'Homecoming' Film Pushback

After publicly disowning “Drake's Homecoming: The Lost Footage” on Twitter, Drake was sued by the company distributing the film. Drake said he doesn't support the film, which is in theaters tonight for 1 night only. Drake performed at Toronto's Sound Academy in 2009.

'Sharknado: Oh Hell No!' Gets July Release Date

The third installment of Syfy's "Sharknado" franchise has a title and release date. "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" is set to air July 22 at 9 P.M. The sharks wreak havoc in Washington, D.C., before heading down the Eastern Seaboard.

Kylie Minogue quits Jay Z's company and record label

Kylie Minogue has decided to part ways with Jay Z's Roc Nation after 2 years. Her last album, 2014's 'Kiss Me Once', under-performed. She’s also disappointed sponsorship deals and endorsements never happened. She also quit her record label after 16 years.

Jessica Simpson Recording New Music

Jessica Simpson is working on a new album. She recently attended the Teen Vogue Fashion University and said she wouldn't be giving up her career in music. She has a recording studio in her house. Her last album, "Do You Know," was released in 2008.

 

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Kick Butts Day                                                                                                              Awkward Moments Day                                                                                                   Forgive Mom and Dad Day                                                                                              National Biodiesel Day

 

'Fashion Police' taking a break to slip into something new

"Fashion Police" is taking a break. E! Network is putting the show on hold until September. Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski and executive producer Melissa Rivers will be back. The show will be tied to major red carpet events like the Emmys.

Mexico City closes some historic streets for James Bond film

Mexico City will close off parts of its historic downtown district for filming of the new James Bond thriller "Spectre." The city of 8 million people is known for its heavy traffic. The shutdowns will be done at various locations through April 1.

Suge Knight's Victim Admits He Assaulted Suge

'Cle "Bone" Sloan, the man who survived Suge Knight's hit and run, has admitted to police he assaulted Suge before he was hit. He reportedly made the admission in his hospital bed. Cle said he & Suge had a dispute at a prior location. He confronted Suge at Tam's Burgers.

Nicki Minaj has Four Hits on R'n'B/Hip-Hop Chart's Top 10

Nicki Minaj is the first female to have four hits at the same time on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart top 10. "Truffle Butter" is No. 1 and "Only" No. 9. She’s a guest on the other 2: Rae Sremmurd's "Throw Sum Mo" at No. 3 and Beyonce’s "Feeling Myself" at No. 10.

Bassist Andy Fraser, 'All Right Now' co-writer, dies

There’s been another passing in the music industry. Andy Fraser, who co-wrote the rock anthem "All Right Now" for British rock band Free, has died in California at age 62. The song was a worldwide hit in 1970. The song is also a current staple at college football stadiums.

Ashley Judd Promises To Fight Back Against Twitter Trolls

Ashley Judd received a barrage of abuse after tweeting during a basketball game last Sunday. She vowed to press charges against those who posted threats. She attended the University of Kentucky’s game against Arkansas. She tweeted Arkansas was “playing dirty.”

Taylor Swift's 4-Year-Old Fan Dies

Earlier this month, Taylor Swift helped make a young fan's dream come true. She spent 20 minutes on the phone with a 4-year-old brain cancer patient, who danced to “Shake It Off.” Jalene Salinas passed away Sunday. Swift sent flowers to the family, wishing them her love.

 

 

Kelly Rowland Introduces Baby Boy To Fans

Kelly Rowland poses with new baby son Titan Jewell on the cover of Essence Magazine. He has now 4 months old. In the photo, he looks up at his dad, Tim Weatherspoon. In the interview, Rowland said he “absolutely loves music & likes when we dance & sing with him."

Pharrell Williams Teams With United Nations On International Day Of Happiness

Pharrell Williams has struck up a partnership with the United Nations for the International Day Of Happiness Friday. He is encouraging people around the world to sign a petition urging global leaders to adopt a new climate accord. The goal is one billion signatures.

Alanis Morissette Writing Self-help Book

Alanis Morissette is detailing her personal struggles in a new self-help book. The as-yet-untitled memoir is due out later this year. She will include her addictions & recovery including work, love & food. She is turning her album Jagged Little Pill into a stage musical.

Howie Mandel's home targeted in epic toilet paper prank

Howie Mandel recently fell victim to an epic toilet paper prank. A video blogger covered Mandel's mansion in nearly 2,000 rolls of toilet paper. Roman Atwood is known for his hidden camera pranks and uploads the antics to his YouTube channel.

Jude Law Welcomes Fifth Child, a Daughter

Jude Law has become a father for the fifth time. He and ex-girlfriend Catherine Harding welcomed a daughter on Monday. He has three children with former wife Sadie Frost, and a daughter with former girlfriend Samantha Burke.

Cher Helping 96-Year-Old Woman Return to Her Home

Cher has helped a 96-year-old woman return to her home in northern Virginia. She was inspired by Edith Hill, who suffers from mild dementia. She remarried, but her new husband died in December. Cher will also cover her medical expenses. Hill is currently in Florida.

Jimmy Kimmel and Matthew McConaughey Film Ad to Promote Store

Jimmy Kimmel is in Austin for the South by Southwest festival. He and Texan Matthew McConaughey decided to help out a local video store by filming an ad. They weighed the benefits of renting over streaming. McConaughey promoted the store as "classic," & "retro."

Eminem's daughter Hailie Jade is a beautiful young woman in Twitter photo

He rapped about her as a baby in songs such as Stan, Mockingbird and Hailie's song. But Eminem's only child is now a 19-year-old woman – blonde and beautiful. Her photo is on Twitter. Hailie Mathers will attend Michigan State University. Her mother is Kimberly Scott.

Sam Cooke Biopic in the Works

The story of Sam Cooke is getting a big-screen treatment. His family has given their approval to the project. His heyday was between 1957 and 1964, when he had 30 top 40 hits. He started his own label and owned his own masters and music. He died at age 33.

 

 

 

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