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Taylor Swift, Travis Kelce skip Coachella, go on dinner date in LA

Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce’s date nights are still very much in style as they dined at a celebrity favorite sushi spot in Los Angeles on Friday, just as many of her friends were making appearances not far away at Coachella.

The“Style” singer — who honored those lyrics by donning a red lip and short skirt — was photographed holding...Read more

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Squatters take over Gordon Ramsay's London pub, threaten legal action

Squatters have claimed celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s London pub, which is currently on the market for $16.1 million.

A group of at least six people have locked themselves inside the Grade II-listed York & Albany hotel and gastropub near Regent’s Park, BBC News reports.

In addition to boarding up the windows, the squatters have also put up...Read more

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Rico Wade, Atlanta rap pioneer and Dungeon Family member, dies at 52

ATLANTA — In The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s hip-hop documentary, “The South Got Something To Say,” music producer Rico Wade recounted how he grew up in Atlanta under the large shadow of Maynard Jackson, the city’s first Black mayor.

Jackson, partly through his bureau of cultural affairs, helped create avenues for Black kids in the...Read more

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Selena Gomez slams rumor of affair with JFK's grandson

Selena Gomez is killing recent rumors of a romance with Jack Schlossberg, the only grandson of 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

On Friday, the “Kill ‘Em with Kindness” singer, 31, responded directly to a fan account to counter the chatter that she and Schlossberg “had an affair from 2020 to 2021.”

“Never met this human sorry,�...Read more

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'Chrisley Knows Best' stars' case returns to court in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Fifteen months after former Atlanta multimillionaires Todd and Julie Chrisley began their federal prison sentences in relation to a $36 million bank fraud scheme and tax evasion, the one-time reality television stars’ bid to overturn their convictions will be heard by an appeals court.

Attorneys for the Chrisleys on April 19 will ...Read more

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'The Talk' ending with shortened 15th season at CBS

LOS ANGELES — “The Talk” will come to an end in December after 14 years and 15 seasons on the air.

The popular CBS daytime talk show will have an abbreviated 15th season, concluding with a “celebratory sendoff.”

Amy Reisenbach, president of CBS Entertainment, and David Stapf, president of CBS Studios, said in a joint statement on ...Read more

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'Wicked' spectacles, merger gossip and movie industry woes at CinemaCon 2024

Movie theaters need more movies. Will they ever get enough to truly thrive again?

That was the central question overhanging CinemaCon 2024, the annual convention bringing together Hollywood studios and multiplex operators in Las Vegas this week.

Exhibitors pleaded with the major studios to release more films of varying budgets on the big ...Read more

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Zendaya, Tom Holland kiss at premiere of steamy 'Challengers'

A euphoric Zendaya was filmed kissing Tom Holland at the London premiere of her new movie, “Challengers.” The PDA followed an interview published this week in which she floated the idea of someday ditching the spotlight to raise a family.

The Emmy winning “Euphoria” star was captured walking up to the waiting Marvel star, both 27, as ...Read more

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Geena Davis confirms she's not in 'Beetlejuice' sequel

No matter how many times you say her name, Geena Davis’ character won’t be resurrected in the new “Beetlejuice.”

The “Thelma & Louise” star, 68, confirmed this week that she won’t be featured in the sequel that’s set to haunt and taunt theaters this fall.

“No, I’m not. I’m not in the remake,” the Oscar winner told ...Read more

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Wynonna Judd's daughter, Grace Kelley, charged with soliciting prostitution and indecent exposure

Grace Kelley, the 27-year-old daughter of country singer Wynonna Judd and her businessman ex-husband, Arch Kelley III, has been charged with soliciting prostitution, indecent exposure and obstructing government operations after an April 5 arrest in Elmore County, Alabama, sheriff’s records confirm.

Kelley was arrested in Millbrook, Alabama, ...Read more

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Eminem earns his 10th billion-streaming song, with hand from Rihanna

Eminem has notched his 10th song in Spotify's Billions Club with "The Monster," his 2013 collaboration with Rihanna.

The song, from Em's "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," passed the 1 billion streams marker on the streaming service this week. It's his second song from the album to earn 1 billion streams, following "Rap God," and his second collab ...Read more

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TikTok (Taylor's version): Singer's music returns despite platform's dispute with label UMG

Swifties on TikTok can rejoice — for now.

It seems scores of songs from Taylor Swift's catalog returned to the platform this week, just months after the singer's label Universal Music Group threatened to pull its artists' music over a licensing disagreement. The Times confirmed that hits from the Grammy winner's "Midnights, "1989 (Taylor's ...Read more

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TV to watch: Billy Joel offers concert for those of us who aren't big shots

'The 100th: Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden'

I wish I could make it to one of the Piano Man's final shows at MSG, but that would require some uptown girl springing for the pricey tickets. Thank goodness CBS has captured this March concert, Joel's first for network television. In addition to the usual hits ("Only the Good Die Young," "Big ...Read more

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Rapper Jeezy requests custody of daughter amid contentious divorce from Jeannie Mai

Rapper Jeezy has reportedly requested primary custody of his daughter amid his contentious divorce from Emmy winning TV host Jeannie Mai.

According to court documents obtained by TMZ, the 45-year-old Atlanta rapper claims his estranged wife is too busy to care for their 2-year-old child herself.

Jeezy was originally seeking joint legal custody...Read more

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle developing Netflix series on polo and cooking

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are producing two new projects for Netflix, including one that will explore the world of professional polo and another featuring Markle’s cooking and gardening, according to reports.

It’s the latest step in the $100 million deal that Harry and his Archewell Productions company signed with the streamer in 2020....Read more

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OJ Simpson's double-murder trial wreaked havoc on the Kardashians, temporarily dividing the family

LOS ANGELES — Kris Jenner and Robert Kardashian divorced five years before O.J. Simpson went on trial for the 1994 murder of ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. But it was the trial, not the divorce, that forced the Kardashian kids — Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob Jr. — to choose between their parents.

In the 15 ...Read more

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Netflix picks up option for canceled Starz drama 'Heels'

ATLANTA — Starz wrestling drama “Heels,” canceled last fall, might not be dead after all.

Lionsgate has licensed the show’s two seasons to Netflix, which has nonexclusive rights to air the 16 episodes. The show was shot in Georgia and set in a small Georgia town, focused around two brothers played by Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig ...Read more

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Francis Ford Coppola celebrates 85th birthday at Atlanta's Plaza Theatre

ATLANTA — Acclaimed Oscar winning director and producer Francis Ford Coppola celebrated his 85th birthday at Atlanta’s Plaza Theatre this past weekend by holding a screening of his 1984 film “The Cotton Club” and taking questions from fans for more than 90 minutes.

Coppola has spent much of the past 18 months in metro Atlanta shooting ...Read more

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The honeymoon is over: 'The Golden Bachelor' and his bride call it quits after 3 months

LOS ANGELES — "The Golden Bachelor" star Gerry Turner was overjoyed when he proposed to financial services professional Theresa Nist, putting a fairy-tale stamp on his journey to find love again at 72. The couple rushed to get married, eager to start their new life together.

But the fairy tale is over. Just more than three months after their ...Read more

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How HBO transformed Viet Thanh Nguyen's novel 'The Sympathizer' into a series

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Writer Viet Thanh Nguyen spent five years bringing “The Sympathizer” to the screen, but it wasn’t until a recent cruise down the Hollywood Freeway that he realized what a big deal the HBO adaptation of his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel truly is.

“Yesterday, I was driving on the Hollywood Freeway with my family, and my...Read more