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Review: Endearing, imperfect 'Yesterday' imagines a world without The Beatles

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 17:59:37 -0400

Danny Boyle's romantic comedy "Yesterday" works as musical fantasy but doesn't do nearly enough with its exploration of a world without the Beatles.


Keri Russell enjoying rich work of Broadway

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:01:54 -0400

Keri Russell enjoying rich work of Broadway


'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown defends Taylor Swift's new music video after backlash

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 09:21:58 -0400

Brown is coming to Taylor Swift's defense following criticism of her new LGBTQ-centric video "You Need to Calm Down."


Meek Mill puts on a new hat: Co-owner of sports apparel retailer Lids

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 18:39:53 -0400

Meek Mill is a man of many hats. One of them is now co-owner of sports apparel retailer Lids.


Thom Yorke's mesmerizing new Netflix film 'Anima' is a must-watch for Radiohead fans

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:36:13 -0400

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke is back with Netflix short film "Anima," streaming Thursday, a companion to his upcoming solo album of the same name.


All 'The Conjuring' horror movies, ranked (including new 'Annabelle Comes Home')

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 18:16:20 -0400

In honor of new 'The Conjuring' spinoff 'Annabelle Comes Home,' let's rank all the horror films in James Wan's freaky franchise, from worst to best.


'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star Beth Chapman dead at 51

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:55:55 -0400

Duane "Dog" Chapman confirmed his wife, Beth Chapman "hiked the stairway to heaven" in a post on Twitter.


'AGT' dancer strips down, triggers golden buzzer

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:24:00 -0400

Australian dancer Ben Trigger accidentally gave himself the "America's Got Talent" honor by laying on the buzzer.


Children's mag Highlights slams 'unconscionable' migrant family separations

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 18:06:56 -0400

"This is not a political statement about immigration policy. This is a statement about human decency, plain and simple," CEO Kent Johnson wrote.


Gooding Jr., Loughlin, more stars in legal trouble

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:04:02 -0400

Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were charged March 12 in a huge college admissions bribery case. Check out more celebrities in legal trouble this year.


Exclusive: Here's your first look at 'Midway,' Roland Emmerich's all-star World War II epic

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:11:00 -0400

Director Roland Emmerich revisits the dive-bombing heroes of World War II with his epic "Midway," starring Ed Skrein, Mandy Moore and Woody Harrelson.


Dixie Chicks tease first album in 13 years

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:54:38 -0400

The Dixie Chicks took the long way around, but they’re returning with new music soon after a 13-year hiatus, the group announced on Instagram.


Gooding Jr. at court, seeks groping case dismissal

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:27:05 -0400

Lawyers for Cuba Gooding Jr. are providing a court with video they say will show the actor did not grope a woman at a New York City bar. The prosecution, meanwhile, presented the court on Wednesday with a deposition from Gooding's accuser. (June 26)


Fans march for Jackson on Hollywood Boulevard

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:58:58 -0400

Fans celebrated Michael Jackson's life by marching on Hollywood Boulevard to his Walk of Fame star where they chanted and sang. (June 26)


2019's most shocking, sexy celeb looks

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:40:34 -0400

Legs and cleavage have been on display on red carpets throughout 2019 so far. Check out all the sheer dresses, bold cutouts and barely-there dresses.


Music legend Sheryl Crow said 'apocalyptic' Universal fire destroyed master tapes of hits

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 17:30:52 -0400

The singer said a 2008 fire at Universal Music Group destroyed the originals of some of her hits. The extent of the fire only recently became known.


Delicious recipes for every occasion

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:19:12 -0400

From meals to appetizers and drinks, find the perfect recipes.


YouTube star Etika's death ruled a suicide, nearly a week after his concerning video

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:59:29 -0400

New York Police confirmed Etika, whose real name is Desmond Amofah, was found dead Monday, nearly a week after he went missing.


R. Kelly in court as prosecutors turn over video of alleged sexual encounter with teen

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:49:00 -0400

R. Kelly and his lawyers were back in court in Chicago on Wednesday on the 18 felony sexual-assault charges pending against him.


Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, co-founder of Yonder Mountain String Band, dies at 45

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:53:31 -0400

Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, who co-founded the Yonder Mountain String Band, died Monday at 45 after cancelling shows for a "medical emergency."


Harry & Meghan to visit South Africa in fall, British official confirms

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 15:47:28 -0400

Buckingham Palace won't say but the British High Commissioner in South Africa confirmed the rumors: Harry and Meghan will visit Africa in the fall.


Celebrity couples that broke up and reunited

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:09:48 -0400

Some celebrity relationships have had their challenges along the way. Here are star couples that split but found their way back to each other.


Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger marry

Sun, 9 Jun 2019 13:29:47 -0400

Congratulations are in order for Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger! The happy couple tied the knot on Saturday in Montecito, Calif.


Model Karlie Kloss isn't pregnant in this wedding photo, she 'just loves fries'

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:40:18 -0400

Karlie Kloss shared a photo of her and new husband, Joshua Kushner, from their wedding in Wyoming. And someone just HAD to ask if she was pregnant.


On This Day: 26 June 1974

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 08:31:32 -0400

Hollywood superstars Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton divorced for the first time. (June 26)


Leonardo DiCaprio's viral volleyball shot to the face is everyone in gym class

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 19:23:37 -0400

Leonardo DiCaprio took a volleyball to the face playing with the guys, and immediately made the world feel better about gym class.


Demi Lovato's next album will tell her story 'regardless of who might not like it'

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:21:07 -0400

Almost a year after her drug overdose, Demi Lovato said her new album will tell her side of the story "regardless of who might not like it."


'Big Little Lies' star Adam Scott slams Mitch McConnell for using his image, sparking feud

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 19:01:59 -0400

Adam Scott took to Twitter Wednesday after discovering that Mitch McConnell's official account tweeted his image.


Prince William would be 'absolutely fine' if one of his children were gay

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:00:36 -0400

William and Duchess Kate are the parents of three children: five-year-old George, four-year-old Charlotte and one-year-old Louis.


Kids' magazine Highlights denounces 'unconscionable' migrant family separation

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 19:14:57 -0400

In a statement published Tuesday on Twitter, CEO Kent Johnson spoke against the "practice of separating immigrant children from their families."


Passages 2019: Those we lost in entertainment

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:33:43 -0400

2019 stars we've lost in the entertainment industry this year


Desus & Mero bring 'Da Bronx' to late night

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:47:35 -0400

Desus & Mero reveal how they're shaking up the late night talk show universe, how "Desus & Mero on ShowTime" resembles a Twitter feed, and why the program is 'for the people.' (June 26)


O.J. Simpson tweets 'Rest In Piece' to Michael Jackson, talks bringing kids to Neverland

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:30:05 -0400

O.J. Simpson tweeted his support to Michael Jackson on the 10th anniversary of the embattled pop star's death, and talked about the joys of Neverland.


Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers seek dismissal of groping case; judge declines immediate ruling

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:30:52 -0400

Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared in court where a judge declined to immediately decide whether to toss a charge he groped a woman in a Manhattan bar.


'Avengers: Endgame' actress asks for bullying to stop in touching video: 'I'm just 7'

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:27:15 -0400

Lexi Rabe, who played Tony Stark's daughter, made a heartbreaking video saying "Please don't bully my family. Or me."


Willow Smith has a very open talk with her mom and grandma about polyamory, 'throuples'

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:01:11 -0400

On the most recent episode of Smith's "Red Table Talk," the mother of two and her daughter discussed nontraditional relationships and polyamory.


'Big Bang Theory' fans can visit the show's iconic sets in new Warner Bros. studio tour

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 09:10:45 -0400

"Big Bang Theory" may be over, but fans will soon be able to recreate their favorite moments from the show, thanks to a new Warner Bros. studio tour.


Oops! 'AGT' dancer Ben Trigger hilariously hits his own golden buzzer after stripping down

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:53:22 -0400

Australian dancer Ben Trigger hilariously gave himself the golden buzzer during a risqué striptease to "Boogie Wonderland."


Beth Chapman, 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star, through the years

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:10:23 -0400

"Dog the Bounty Hunter" star Beth Chapman died June 26, 2019 at 51 after battling Stage 4 lung cancer, her husband and co-star Duane announced.


Kim Kardashian's plan to trademark 'Kimono' angers Twitter: '#KimOhNo'

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 15:06:45 -0400

Kim Kardashian's request to trademark the word "kimono" stirred controversy on Twitter, where users accused her of cultural appropriation.


Exclusive: Mandy Moore, Nick Jonas star in first 'Midway' photos

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:25:53 -0400

Check out our first look at the World War II epic "Midway," starring Ed Skrein, Mandy Moore, Nick Jonas, Woody Harrelson and Darren Criss.


Dax Shepard says he and Kristen Bell are 'Most vocal pro-vaccination couple in the biz'

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 15:38:23 -0400

The famous couple and parents of two daughters made it clear on social media they support vaccinations and California Senate Bill 276.


'Dog the Bounty Hunter' Duane Chapman slams rumors about wife Beth's condition

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:54:32 -0400

Amid rumors that Beth Chapman's health continues to decline, husband and "Dog the Bounty Hunter" co-star Duane asked fans not to jump to conclusions.


ShowBiz Minute: Cardi B, Jackson, BTS

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:11:33 -0400

Cardi B arraigned on new felony charges; Michael Jackson fans gather for the 10th anniversary of his death; BTS launch mobile game. (June 26)


'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star Beth Chapman dies at 51, husband Duane announces

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 17:33:53 -0400

"Dog the Bounty Hunter" star Beth Chapman has died after battling lung cancer, her husband and TV show co-star Duane announced Wednesday. She was 51.


'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021, heading to NBC streaming service

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 19:27:13 -0400

"The Office" is leaving Netflix in 2021. heading to NBC's streaming service. It's okay to panic binge-watch.


'The Amazing Race' cast and crew share summer travel tips: Put down your phone, push yourself

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:48:37 -0400

"The Amazing Race" host Phil Keoghan, contestant and YouTuber Tyler Oakley and co-creator Bertram van Munster share tips for summer travel.


Sarah Ferguson opens up about relative who died 'within minutes' from allergic reaction

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:42:48 -0400

The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson (also known as Fergie) is opening up about her uncle's death from an allergic reaction.


Kylie Jenner denies A-Rod's claim that she spent Met Gala talking about 'how rich she is'

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 08:56:23 -0400

Jenner took issue with Rodriguez claiming that she spent most of the Met Gala talking "about Instagram and her lipstick, and how rich she is."


Day in celebrities

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 11:37:11 -0400

Look through the best celebrity moments from around the world, every day


Fans gather to celebrate Michael Jackson

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:57:03 -0400

Fans paid tribute to Michael Jackson on the 10th anniversary of his death at the late pop star's burial place in Glendale, California. (June 26)