Stories tagged: celebrity focus
Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
Colin Kaepernick is touching down in a new arena. The NFL quarterback and activist announced Thursday that he will release an autobiography this year through his own publishing company, Kaepernick …
Sat., Feb. 1, 2020
Jennifer Lopez and Shakira said Thursday their upcoming Super Bowl halftime show will pay homage to Latin culture, promising a joint performance that has an empowering message and also one …
Sat., Jan. 11, 2020
Fans of FX’s quirky dramedy “Fargo” might believe Chris Rock starring in the latest installment is a bit bizarre. Rock would agree with them.
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
Lilly Singh isn’t yet tired of being asked how it feels to be one of the only women hosting a late-night comedy show. But she’s a bit tired of feeling …
Sat., July 20, 2019
Longtime pals Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee and Donna Mills are ready for an onscreen reunion to mark the 40th anniversary of “Knots Landing.”
Fri., April 19, 2019
Part memoir, part call to arms, the collection of essays functions as an exploration of Tamblyn’s feminist evolution and an exhortation against systemic sexism and misogyny.
Sat., March 2, 2019
The Grammy-winning singer on Friday announced The Heart and Armor Foundation, which plans to focus on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and meeting the emerging needs of women veterans.
Sun., Feb. 3, 2019
Maroon 5’s performance comes amid calls for Maroon 5 to back out of the gig out of support for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who began protests of …
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Alessandro Nivola talked to The Associated Press about the project on the red carpet Wednesday before a panel discussion led by creator David Chase to celebrate the 20th anniversary of …
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019
Ladies and gentlemen, start your weeping. “The Notebook,” Nicholas Sparks’ beloved romance novel, is getting a Broadway adaptation, with music and lyrics by singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson.
Sun., Dec. 16, 2018
Actress Cybill Shepherd is now the highest-profile stars to denounce the disgraced mogul, who has been accused by multiple women of decades of sexual misconduct and was ousted from CBS …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
Country queen Loretta Lynn on all-female CMT lineup: ‘It’s about dadgum time that we recognize women’
Country music icon Loretta Lynn thinks it’s about dang time that women get their due.
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018
Rihanna’s Diamond Ball shined in its fourth year and continued to make a name as one of the industry’s white-hot and must-attend parties – all while raising money for charity.
Sun., July 22, 2018
Growing up, Melissa Villaseñor was, in her words, “the shy kid.” Finding her own voice at an all-girls Catholic high school in Southern California proved tricky, so she tried borrowing …
Fri., June 15, 2018
John Travolta and Kelly Preston didn’t just receive the Gotti family’s blessing to make a biopic about the late, infamous crime boss, they also were fed well, in true Italian …
Sat., June 9, 2018
“Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture” chronicles the social events in the United States from Winfrey’s birth in 1954 through her childhood and her rise in media …
Fri., May 25, 2018
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the most decorated actors in television history. She holds the record for the most Emmys ever won by a single performer – 11 total, six …
Fri., April 27, 2018
Janelle Monae is letting the rumors be true. The “Pynk” singer opened up about her sexual orientation in the new Rolling Stone cover story, the first time she’s discussed her …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018
“I wanted Bobby Jindal to win for like two minutes,” Nimesh Patel joked at New York’s Comedy Cellar during the 2016 election season. “Not because I believe in his politics, …
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
NBC’s new prime-time game show, which begins its regular run at 8 p.m. Tuesday after a December sneak peek, subjects its contestants to measured torments that delight host and executive …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
Production on the seventh and final season of HBO’s “Veep” has been postponed while its star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, undergoes treatment for breast cancer.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017
Pamela Adlon jokes that she knew she wasn’t going to take home an Emmy Award by her seating placement at this year’s show.
Sat., July 15, 2017
Judith Light’s third Primetime Emmy nomination came Thursday morning, but not without a pang of grief.
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017
Reid Scott says he can relate to Dan Egan, the character he plays on HBO’s “Veep” – a cocky, selfish political insider who gets fired as much as he’s hired.
Fri., March 3, 2017
After a week of teasing, Lorde is officially back. On Thursday, the “Royals” singer debuted her single “Green Light,” along with its accompanying music video.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017
Ed Sheeran’s absence last year – following the huge success of his 2014 album, “x” – cleared a lane for the ascent of Shawn Mendes, an avowed Sheeran nut who …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016
Ben Affleck hints Trump win emboldens other celeb candidates: ‘I became qualified to run for president“
OK, we knew this would happen. Politically-minded folks in the entertainment biz surely would look at reality-show star turned President-elect Donald Trump’s improbable ascendancy to the highest office in the …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
When singer-songwriter John Paul White returned home to Alabama after the breakup of the duo Civil Wars, his mind and schedule were blissfully clear.
Sat., July 2, 2016
ATLANTA – DJ Mustard is living the dream: He’s produced a number of pop hits in the last two years, performs regularly at popular festivals, holds a monthly residency in …
Sat., June 11, 2016
Jaime King believes lessons about tolerance should start young.