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Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn's LA home broken into twice in 4 months

LOS ANGELES — Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn had two break-ins within a four-month span at their Los Angeles home, the "Death Becomes Her" star has revealed.

The couple discovered the first incident, which occurred in 2020, after coming home from dinner.

"We were gone maybe two hours and 20 minutes or something," Hawn told Kelly Ripa on the "...Read more

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R.E.M. reunites for first interview in 30 years ahead of Hall of Fame induction

Thirteen years after R.E.M. disbanded, the original members of the iconic rock group reunited before their induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday night to reflect on the highs and lows of their career.

"You know, we lived or died on the strength of our songs. So this is a huge honor," guitarist Peter Buck said on "CBS Mornings,...Read more

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Rihanna is not 'retired,' despite what that outfit said

Despite an album drought and the message her clothes are projecting, Rihanna insists that she is not retired from music. Nor is she pregnant, for that matter.

The "Diamonds" and "Umbrella" singer set the internet abuzz last week after stepping out in a graphic T-shirt dress that was emblazoned with "I'm Retired — This Is as Dressed Up as I ...Read more

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Mark James, 'Always on My Mind' and 'Suspicious Minds' songwriter, dies at 83

Mark James, the songwriter behind lovelorn rock and country hits like Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds" and Willie Nelson's "Always on My Mind," has died. He was 83.

James' death on Saturday, at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, was first reported in the Houston Chronicle. In a statement, James' family said that "Mark's legacy and zest for ...Read more

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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck keep distance, separate families at his son's graduation

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck reportedly paid no attention to one another at a graduation ceremony for the latter’s 12-year-old son, Samuel.

Amid ongoing reports of tension in their marriage, TMZ reports the estranged power pair exchanged not even an “air kiss” as they were photographed arriving separately to Wednesday’s gathering.

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NOFX's final shows in SoCal include Dropkick Murphys, Descendents and Pennywise

ANAHEIM, Calif. — It's been nearly two years since the Los Angeles punk rock band NOFX announced they were hanging up their combat boots with a final tour and three stops slated at Berth 46 in San Pedro on Oct. 4-6.

The band has been headlining its Punk in Drublic music festival tour and added the last dates to the NOFX Final Tour: 40 Years ...Read more


Matt Smith of 'House of the Dragon' gently corrects interviewer on Emma D'Arcy's pronouns

Matt Smith cleverly corrected an interviewer who muffed the pronouns of his nonbinary "House of the Dragon" co-star, Emma D'Arcy.

Smith was speaking to Sue Perkins, the host of Sky's fan show "House of the Dragon: War Room," at the London premiere of "House of the Dragon's" second season. Discussing the climactic moment in the Season 1 finale ...Read more


Foreclosure auction of Kevin Spacey's Baltimore home postponed as actor says he is millions in debt

BALTIMORE — An auction of Kevin Spacey’s Baltimore home that was set for Thursday has been postponed, the latest twist coming during a week when the Oscar winning actor appeared on a British talk show and said that he owed millions and does not have money to pay his bills.

On an episode of “Piers Morgan Uncensored,” the British TV ...Read more

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Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi to face off in hot dog eating contest, live on Netflix

NEW YORK — For the first time in 15 years, Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi will once again square off in a hot dog eating contest — this one streaming live on Netflix on Labor Day.

Wednesday’s announcement of the dog fight came one day after Chestnut was kicked out of the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island on July...Read more

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How to watch the 2024 Tony Awards

Father's Day? What Father's Day? Sunday, June 16, marks the date of the 77th Tony Awards at the David H. Koch Theater at New York's Lincoln Center. Put on your favorite show tunes and ready your jazz hands; here's how to watch.

Let's start with the preshow, which is on again for a fourth year, and will run for 90 minutes before the main event....Read more

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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli accused of copying one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album in new lawsuit

NEW YORK — Infamous New York pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli is facing a new lawsuit accusing him of copying a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album and then distributing the digital recordings after he sold it.

The notorious “Pharma Bro” bought the only physical copy of “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” — the mysterious seventh ...Read more

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Janelle Monáe, Chappell Roan to headline first NYC edition of All Things Go music festival

NEW YORK — Janelle Monáe, Chappell Roan and Renee Rapp will headline the inaugural New York City edition of the All Things Go music festival.

The event, affectionately referred to as “Gay-Chella” and “Lesbopalooza,” will take place at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens on Sept. 28 and 29.

Joining Monáe, Roan and Rapp will be Ethel Cain...Read more

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Former ESPN anchor Sage Steele goes to war with CAA in legal dispute

Former ESPN anchor Sage Steele is accusing her agents at Creative Artists Agency of mishandling her 2021 blowup with the Walt Disney Co.-owned sports network over comments she made about its COVID-19 vaccine policy.

Steele, a one-time "SportsCenter" host, is suing the agency, saying it failed to defend her after she was benched by ESPN after ...Read more

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'Ghostlight' review: A tender comedy-drama from some of Chicago's finest

I don’t know how they did it, but directors Kelly O’Sullivan and Alex Thompson, working from O’Sullivan’s script, risked a hundred pitfalls in their new film “Ghostlight” and sidestepped nearly every one.

For starters, “Ghostlight” is a love letter to the healing power of theater. Sentimental pitfall! It’s also a concealed-...Read more


2024 Tony Awards: Best musical is a guessing game, but not all the deserving were nominated

In a gift for Tony Awards headline writers, Maria Friedman’s gut-wrenching “Merrily We Roll Along” (nominated for revival of a musical) will do precisely that at Sunday night’s ceremony at New York’s Lincoln Center. And David Adjmi’s “Stereophonic,” a new play that does more than any other work in history to explain why great ...Read more

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Ariana Grande calls for mandatory therapy for child stars after 'Quiet on Set' allegations

Ariana Grande, one of Nickelodeon's breakout stars, reflected on her time at the network after abuse allegations by her network colleagues emerged in the documentary series "Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV."

The "Victorious" and "Sam & Cat" alumna, who worked on those series with controversial Nickelodeon producer Dan Schneider, appeared...Read more

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Television Q&A: What is the prognosis for Season 4 of 'Transplant'?

You have questions. I have some answers.

Q: I just finished streaming “Transplant’s” third season on Peacock. Is Season 4 not available? Is there some other service where I can watch it in the U.S.?

A: While the Canadian-made medical drama’s fourth and final season has already aired up north, U.S. rights-holder NBC has not set a date ...Read more


With 'Inside Out 2,' Disney's Pixar looks to get its blockbuster mojo back

LOS ANGELES — For decades, it seemed that Pixar couldn't lose.

Starting with "Toy Story" in 1995, the Emeryville-based computer animation studio rolled out hit after hit, with movies that achieved critical acclaim as well as box office riches.

But after the COVID-19 pandemic struck, even the once-unflappable Pixar fell victim to the doldrums...Read more

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The Eagles are headed to the Las Vegas Sphere for 8 shows this fall

LOS ANGELES — The Eagles are touching down in Las Vegas.

The long-running rock band announced Thursday that it will play eight shows at Sphere, the $2 billion venue with the wraparound video screen just off the Las Vegas Strip, over four weekends this fall starting Sept. 20. Tickets for the concerts, the last of which is scheduled for Oct. 19...Read more


'Tuesday' review: A mother's grief, a child's pain, a macaw of death

Death has taken many forms on screen over the years, from a black-clad beach-dwelling chess player in "The Seventh Seal" to a series of Rube Goldberg-like contraptions in the "Final Destination" series.

In "Tuesday," Death arrives in the form of a gravelly voiced macaw, who can shrink down to the size of a flea or grow as big as a room. Even if...Read more