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Gayle King accepts Snoop Dogg’s apology for rant over Kobe

CBS anchor Gayle King says she accepts Snoop Dogg’s apology for the profane, threatening video that he posted following an interview by her that angered some fans of the late …

Elizabeth Banks to be honored by Harvard’s Hasty Pudding

Harvard University’s famed Hasty Pudding theater troupe has named actor and director Elizabeth Banks as the group’s 2020 Woman of the Year

After Jillian Michaels asked why people are ‘celebrating’ Lizzo’s body, critics slam her as ‘fatphobic’

Fitness expert and personal trainer Jillian Michaels has a message for fans of Lizzo, a singer whose chart-topping anthems preach self-love: celebrate her music, not her body.

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden announce birth of a daughter

Cameron Diaz is starting the new decade with a very important role: mommy

‘On the Farm Again’: Woman makes hay replica of Willie Nelson

A woman in Virginia created a 15-foot-tall hay sculpture country singer Willie Nelson that includes a guitar and Nelson’s iconic pigtail braids

Charlize Theron, Daniel Craig among Golden Globe presenters

Charlize Theron, Octavia Spencer and Daniel Craig are among the first presenters announced for Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards

Snooki says she’s quitting ‘Jersey Shore’ because it’s ‘turning into a nightmare’

The reality show star whose real name is Nicole Polizzi announced she’s retiring from the “Jersey Shore” franchise, saying the show was “turning into a nightmare.”

Eddie Murphy opens up on ‘Ellen’ about having 10 kids

Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy may have 10 kids (and a grandchild), but he’d like everyone to know there’s nothing nutty about it. The funnyman appeared on “Ellen” Thursday and …

Timberlake apologizes to wife for ‘strong lapse in judgment’

Justin Timberlake has publicly apologized to his actress-wife Jessie Biel weeks after he was seen holding hands with the co-star of his upcoming movie

Faith and Values: The transformative power of Kanye West – and Christ

If nothing else, Kanye West’s very public change can teach us about the radical transformational power of the atonement of Jesus Christ.

Kanye West wants to build amphitheater on his Wyoming ranch

Officials in Wyoming have received a building permit application from Kanye West for a proposed amphitheater on property owned by the rapper.

Octavia Spencer to receive honor from Producers Guild

The Producers Guild of America will honor Octavia Spencer for her work behind-the-camera at its 2020 awards show

Taylor Swift pounced on writing new ‘Cats’ song with Andrew Lloyd Webber

Ultimate cat lady Taylor Swift enrolled in the purr-fect training for her upcoming role in “Cats.” She got to go to “cat school.”

Lauren Cohan gives Comic Con reveal to ‘Walking Dead’ return

Lauren Cohan walked away from “The Walking Dead.” Now she’s headed back.

These tricks are treats: Creating elaborate Halloween costumes

What’s scary popular this year for Halloween costumes? Some parents go over the top.

Dr. Dre, Iovine unveil high-tech new building at USC

Andre “Dr. Dre” Young and Jimmy Iovine want a new high-tech building bearing their names at the University of Southern California to become a place where young creatives can understand …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019

Jessye Norman, international opera star, dies at 74

Jessye Norman, the renowned international opera star whose soprano voice won her four Grammys Awards and the National Medal of Arts, has died, according to family spokesperson Gwendolyn Quinn.

Second man arrested in probe of Mac Miller’s overdose death

An Arizona man has become the second arrested on drug charges as authorities investigate the overdose death of rapper Mac Miller. Police gave no details on the connection between him …

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ makes history with first same-sex engagement

“Bachelor in Paradise” contestants Demi Burnett and Kristian Haggerty – the franchise’s first same-sex couple – got engaged Tuesday night in a historic finale episode.

Adele files for divorce from husband Simon Konecki

British superstar Adele has filed for divorce from husband Simon Konecki after more than seven years as a couple.

Sam Smith announces new pronouns of ‘they’ and ‘them’

Pop star Sam Smith declares new pronouns ‘they/them’ months after coming out as non-binary

Nicki Minaj tweets that she’s retiring to ‘have my family’

Nicki Minaj announces on Twitter that she ‘decided to retire & have my family,’ but is the chart-topping rapper really hanging up the mic?

Country singer Drake White reveals brain condition

After nearly collapsing onstage recently, country singer Drake White has revealed he has a brain condition that disrupts normal blood flow.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019

Hemsworth seeks to divorce Cyrus after 7 months of marriage

Liam Hemsworth is seeking a divorce from Miley Cyrus after seven months of marriage

25th Bond movie gets a title: ‘No Time to Die’

The 25th James Bond movie has a title: “No Time to Die.” Producers announced the moniker Tuesday for the film that has long been referred to simply as “Bond 25.”

Fox reveals how ‘Empire’ will handle Jussie Smollett’s character’s departure in final season

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

Woodstock 50 is officially canceled

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

Actor Rutger Hauer, of ‘Blade Runner’ fame, has died at 75

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.

Trump says he’s trying to bring rapper A$AP Rocky home

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 …

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.