Stories tagged: pop culture
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 2:07 p.m.
Although it was officially announced that FX’s popular hip-hop series “Empire” was ending its final season, no one really knew how the Lee Daniels-created drama would handle the departure of …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 1:27 p.m.
Woodstock 50 is officially canceled. Organizers announced Wednesday that the troubled festival that hit a series of setbacks in the last four months won’t take place next month.
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in “Blade Runner” opposite Harrison Ford, has died. He was 75.
Fri., July 19, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, President Donald Trump said Friday he is trying to help free rapper A$AP …
Thu., July 18, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
After Nicki Minaj backs out of concert in Saudi Arabia, Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and others join lineup
Despite backlash over Saudi Arabia’s human rights violations, the country’s Jeddah World Fest added several new performers to its concert lineup: Janet Jackson, 50 Cent, Future, Chris Brown and Tyga.
Thu., July 18, 2019, 9:42 p.m.
With a nod to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Amy Landecker and Bradley Whitford announce on Instagram they’re married
Thu., July 18, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Actress Sally Field and the long-running children’s TV show “Sesame Street” are in the latest class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
James Holzhauer, the professional gambler who became a part of the mainstream media zeitgeist last spring when he became the fourth-highest earning “Jeopardy!” contestant, is set to return to the …
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 10:58 p.m.
Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy …
Fri., July 5, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Rick Springfield once sang about the “Human Touch” but now he’s taking a hands-off approach and steering clear of the Dominican Republic.
Mon., July 1, 2019, 4:17 p.m.
“Old Town Road” phenom Lil Nas X made some major allusions on Sunday, leading many to believe that he came out as gay.
Sat., June 29, 2019, 5 a.m.
The new angels have landed. All six of them.
Fri., June 28, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
Twelve professional models including Carmen Electra and Lucy Pinder are suing five Las Vegas strip clubs, alleging their photos have been used for advertising without permission or payment
Fri., June 28, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
Jada Pinkett Smith says that she never wanted to marry.
Thu., June 27, 2019, 3:14 p.m.
British actor Idris Elba confirms in a Vanity Fair cover article that he will not be the next James Bond
Thu., June 27, 2019, 2:25 p.m.
Max Wright, the actor best known for portraying the exasperated yet good-natured father of the Tanner clan on the comedy series “ALF,” has died at the age of 75.
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 7:24 p.m.
NEW YORK – When Viola Davis started her production company nearly a decade ago, she was determined to bring about change in Hollywood with a strategic mandate: Normalize people of …
UPDATED: Sun., June 23, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
Judith Krantz, whose steamy romance novels engrossed millions, dies at 91.
Sun., June 23, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
As the 10th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death approaches, the singer’s music and memorabilia have an enduring popularity in spite of new molestation allegations in documentary.
Fri., June 14, 2019, 7:39 p.m.
Rapper 21 Savage has donated $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights group that helped him when he was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement earlier …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
Missy Elliott, the creative mastermind who has written hit songs for a number of female acts and created camaraderie among women in the music industry, felt the love back from …
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 4:57 p.m.
Nick Cannon will soon be on the radio as he joins Los Angeles hip-hop station Power 106 for the morning show
UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
A judge has issued a five-year restraining order forbidding Britney Spears’ manager from contacting the singer or her family or making disparaging statements about them online
Thu., June 13, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
When Jessica Biel suddenly appeared on Twitter this week with opponents of vaccination legislation at the California Capitol, it ignited a social media storm over whether the actress, wife of …
Thu., June 6, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
Dr. John, the New Orleans singer and piano player who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. …
Thu., June 6, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson has postponed his June tour over mental health concerns
Thu., June 6, 2019, 4:42 p.m.
Country singer Granger Smith says that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, has died after an undisclosed accident.
Thu., June 6, 2019, 4:40 p.m.
How secretive was the wedding of Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner? So secretive that even performers Dan + Shay didn’t tell their own significant others.
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
Stop right here, “Jeopardy!” fans who want to keep some mystery in their lives. For everyone else … read on.
Thu., May 30, 2019
Both will participate in spotlight panels during the convention, Saturday and Sunday at the Spokane Convention Center.