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Kid Rock chants 'Let's go Brandon,' then calls for unity on new single

Kid Rock's new single "We the People" slams social media, the news media and the president of the United States before making a plea for coming together.

"We the People" is the most incendiary of three new tracks the Michigan rocker released at midnight Tuesday. The others are a midtempo rock song, "The Last Dance," which is inspired by his ...Read more

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Mary McNamara: Taylor Swift slapped back for all the women who have been told 'you didn't write that'

As someone who has raised two daughters during the age of Taylor Swift, I have a lot of mixed feelings about her music.

While it is admittedly unfair to blame anyone for their thrall over a certain demographic, it is also unfair to expect any adult human to endure countless talent-show renditions of “Love Story” and “You Belong With Me”...Read more

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'Real Housewives' star Jennie Nguyen fired over offensive Facebook posts

Jennie Nguyen will no longer hold a snowflake.

"The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" cast member has been fired by Bravo as a result of offensive Facebook posts from 2020 that resurfaced last week. During the height of the protests following George Floyd's murder, Nguyen allegedly shared posts comparing Black Lives Matters protesters to "...Read more

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Elton John tests positive for COVID

Elton John canceled two upcoming shows in Dallas after testing positive for COVID.

The “I’m Still Standing” singer expressed regret for not being able to perform on Tuesday or Wednesday, but assured fans he followed the science and expects to be on the road to resume his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour soon.

“Fortunately I’m ...Read more

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Queen Latifah weighs in on Chris Noth's 'dicey' firing from 'The Equalizer'

Queen Latifah is speaking out about the firing of her co-star Chris Noth in the wake of recent sexual assault allegations — and she hopes justice will prevail.

Noth, who was accused of misconduct by several women in December, was dropped from the CBS crime drama in the wake of the scandal. Although the “Sex and the City” veteran has ...Read more

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Queen Latifah says Chris Noth's firing from 'The Equalizer' was 'justice' after sexual assault allegations

Chris Noth was promptly dumped from “The Equalizer” after multiple women accused him of sexual assault. Co-star Queen Latifah says it was the right move, no matter how much it messed with the storylines.

“Chris’ character’s obviously a big part of the show and it was amazing chemistry, amazing chemistry,” Latifah told “People (the...Read more

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Eric Clapton derides 'secret' messages about COVID precautions embedded in YouTube videos ... in interview on YouTube

Musician Eric Clapton is continuing on his anti-vax tear, his latest screed being a rambling interview in which he alleged that those who have received the COVID shot have succumbed to a make-believe syndrome known as “mass formation psychosis.”

The interview in which he rambled about secret messages embedded in YouTube videos to “...Read more

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Cardi B wins $1.25 million defamation lawsuit against celebrity blogger who made false statements

Cardi B was awarded $1.25 million Monday by a jury that agreed with her lawsuit against celebrity blogger Tasha K for defamation, invasion of privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Tasha K, whose given name is Latasha Kebe, had spread false allegations that Cardi B had herpes, used cocaine and worked as a prostitute.

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Damon Albarn's Taylor Swift insult follows him to his Monday concert in LA

After igniting a social media firestorm by saying Taylor Swift “doesn’t write her own songs,” Damon Albarn dedicated a performance to the Los Angeles Times reporter who corrected him.

During a Monday night show at L.A.'s Walt Disney Concert Hall, the veteran musician of Blur and Gorillaz fame briefly addressed the buzzy L.A. Times ...Read more

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Peter Dinklage calls out 'Snow White' remake as a 'backward story' about dwarfs

Peter Dinklage has some thoughts about hypocrisy among Hollywood progressives.

The “Game of Thrones” star was discussing wokeness in the context of comedy on Monday’s edition of the “WTF With Marc Maron” podcast when the conversation turned to confused thinking in the entertainment industry.

“There’s a lot of hypocrisy going on, ...Read more

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Michael Madsen's son Hudson dead at 26 in suspected suicide

Actor Michael Madsen’s son, Hudson, 26, has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to officials.

Hudson, who was the godson of his dad’s frequent collaborator Quentin Tarantino, was on the island of Oahu at the time of his death, Metro reports.

The death by suicide was confirmed by the City and County of Honolulu ...Read more

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Olivia Munn condemns 'Zoom bombing' racist attack during AAPI webinar

Olivia Munn will not remain mum over hate against Asian American Pacific Islander communities.

The actress late on Monday condemned an online attack after a hacker interrupted an AAPI advocacy webinar she was hosting with racist imagery and hateful audio messages.

“Today while hosting a gathering of AAPI women and allies in a conversation ...Read more

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Movie theater safety during COVID, the sequel: This time it's personal

LOS ANGELES — Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, and a year after the Los Angeles Times asked public health experts and film exhibition industry leaders about its effect on attending movies safely, what has changed? We have seen new, more contagious variants. We have seen more incidents of resistance to protocols, keeping the behavior of ...Read more

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A high-profile breakup and a DUI arrest? Tiffany Haddish can't help but laugh

Tiffany Haddisih is doing just fine and even cracking jokes about some major life events she had over the past few months.

During a virtual appearance on Monday's "The Tonight Show," "The Afterparty" and "Girls Trip" star immediately addressed her November breakup with musician Common by rolling it into a joke about her DUI arrest in Georgia ...Read more

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At Sundance, Abigail Disney calls out corporate greed. Beginning with Disney

LOS ANGELES — For the last few years, Abigail Disney has waged an often bitter public campaign against the company that bears her last name, calling out Walt Disney Co. for what she sees as its egregious pay inequality.

In 2019, Disney wrote a viral Twitter thread calling the compensation of then-Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger, which topped ...Read more

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Showtime cancels 'American Rust'

PITTSBURGH — It looks like we won’t be finding out how the citizens of Buell, Pennsylvania, dealt with the fallout from the violence that defined the last few months of their lives — at least not on Showtime.

Showtime confirmed to the Post-Gazette on Tuesday morning that it would not be ordering a second season of “American Rust,” ...Read more

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Movie review: 'A Taste of Hunger' serves up cinematic treat

In Danish filmmaker Christoffer Boe’s foodie drama “A Taste of Hunger,” the world of fine dining, and the quest for a highly coveted Michelin star, is presented as a stylish, high-stakes thriller laced with eroticism and subterfuge. Co-written with Tobias Lindholm, “A Taste of Hunger” is set in Copenhagen, which boasts 26 Michelin-...Read more

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What to stream: Where to find best of Julian Fellowes and cast of 'The Gilded Age'

Debuting this week on HBO, “The Gilded Age” is a new series from celebrated writer Julian Fellowes. Known for creating the smash hit series “Downton Abbey,” Fellowes has a signature perspective, looking at class, culture, money and power through an “upstairs downstairs” lens. In “The Gilded Age,” he hops across the pond from ...Read more

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Review: How HBO's dreary 'Gilded Age' fails the tumultuous era it depicts

In HBO's "The Gilded Age," Julian "Downton Abbey" Fellowes transfers his interest in rich people and the people who serve them from early 20th-century England to late 19th-century New York. Once again, it's an upstairs-downstairs, extravagantly dressed soap opera set against a background of social change, as a self-styled aristocracy enamored of...Read more

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Neil Young gives Spotify an ultimatum: Me or Joe Rogan

Veteran rocker Neil Young has threatened to remove his music from Spotify unless the streaming giant cuts ties with divisive podcast host Joe Rogan.

In an open letter to his management team and record label that has since been deleted from his website, Young criticized Spotify for disseminating “false information” about COVID-19 and gave ...Read more