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Sean 'Diddy' Combs apologizes for attack on his former girlfriend revealed in 2016 video

Embattled hip-hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs issued an apology Sunday for his 2016 assault of his former girlfriend that was captured on a hotel security video.

The video, released Friday in a CNN report, shows Combs chasing, kicking, dragging and hurling a glass vase at Casandra Ventura, who filed a lawsuit against Combs last year. Ventura, a ...Read more

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Stevie Wonder marks 74th birthday by becoming a Ghanaian citizen

DETROIT— Since he was a child, Motown legend Stevie Wonder always believed in his heart that there was nothing impossible.

For the Saginaw native and superstar, that belief rang true this week when the "Isn't She Lovely" singer marked his 74th birthday across the Atlantic and became a citizen of the Republic of Ghana.

The 25-time Grammy ...Read more

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Dabney Coleman, the bad boss of '9 to 5' and 'Yellowstone' guest star, dies at 92

Dabney Coleman, the beloved character actor who famously played the dastardly cad overseeing Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton in “9 to 5,” has died. He was 92.

Coleman’s death was confirmed by his daughter Quincy Coleman who said he died “peacefully and exquisitely” at home Thursday afternoon.

“My father crafted his time ...Read more

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'Back to Black' review: Amy Winehouse biopic captures joy and tragedy

There’s a moment from the 2008 Grammy Awards that gives me chills every time I see it. “Rehab” by English singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse had just been announced as record of the year. Winehouse, with her signature beehive and thick winged eyeliner, stares like a deer in headlights for about five seconds processing what she just heard in a...Read more

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'The Big Cigar' dramatizes Black Panther Huey P. Newton's Hollywood ties and escape to Cuba

André Holland is the best reason to watch “The Big Cigar,” a messy, overstuffed fact-ish miniseries, premiering Friday on Apple TV+, mainly but only partly about the relationship of Black Panther Party co-founder Huey P. Newton, played by Holland, and Hollywood producer Bert Schneider (Alessandro Nivola).

It’s based on a 2012 Playboy ...Read more

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs seen on video assaulting ex-girlfriend Cassie in an LA hotel

LOS ANGELES — Sean "Diddy" Combs chased, kicked, dragged and hurled a glass vase at his ex-girlfriend Cassie in 2016, new surveillance video from a Los Angeles hotel shows.

The footage, obtained and published by CNN on Friday, seemingly confirms at least some of the singer's physical abuse allegations detailed in a lawsuit filed in November ...Read more


Sharon Stone and Liam Neeson's support for Kevin Spacey may not erase 'creepy' film persona

Kevin Spacey became a cause célèbre of stars like Sharon Stone and Liam Neeson this week, who went public with their belief that the embattled, “canceled” Oscar winner was the victim of a #MeToo-era witch hunt and should be allowed to resume his Hollywood career.

But their arguments and pushback against a new U.K. documentary, which ...Read more

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Review: All of Billie Eilish's senses are alive on the ravishing 'Hit Me Hard and Soft'

Billie Eilish has been singing about looking — and being looked at — for nearly half her life.

Now 22, she broke out at 13 when her song “Ocean Eyes” went viral on SoundCloud; “Bad Guy,” the smash single from her star-making 2019 debut album, scoffed at the suspicions of a crush’s girlfriend: “You said she’s scared of me? I ...Read more

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'I relive it every night': Jeremy Renner reflects on the day he almost died, and why he's alive

LOS ANGELES — "I relive it every night. It's in my visions. It's in my dreams and my waking thoughts," says Jeremy Renner.

"It" is the accident that nearly killed the Oscar-nominated actor New Year's Day 2023 as he was clearing the driveway at his home near Mount Rose in Nevada using a massive snowcat. He was thrown suddenly from the 7-ton ...Read more

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Review: A family comedy, 'IF' tries a bit too hard find its whimsy

Imaginary friends. That's something, right?

It certainly could be, but "IF" never quite figures out what to do with its premise, past the point of bringing a group of imaginary friends to life.

Cailey Fleming and Blue (voiced by Steve Carell) in "IF."

This undercooked family comedy weeper from writer-director John Krasinski ("A Quiet Place" ...Read more

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'The Strangers: Chapter 1' review: No need for any further chapters

Talk about stranger danger.

"The Strangers: Chapter 1" is a completely unnecessary remake slash reboot of 2008's genuinely unsettling home invasion horror thriller "The Strangers," and the first entry in a planned trilogy due for release this year.

Usually when an appetizer is this bad, you just get up and leave the restaurant, you don't wait ...Read more

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Paul McCartney becomes first billionaire musician in the UK

At 81 years old, Sir Paul McCartney is still cashing in — and making history, too.

The legendary Beatles member has become the first billionaire musician in the United Kingdom, according to the 2024 Sunday Times Rich List.

Following the success of his 2023 Got Back Tour (for which he earned a reported $52.4 million) and the increased value ...Read more

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Kevin Spacey says he has 'so much to offer' after Hollywood pals demand his comeback

Kevin Spacey’s celebrity friends, including Liam Neeson and Sharon Stone, want the disgraced “American Beauty” star to return to screen. But Spacey said he’s in pursuit of a different goal, seven years after multiple men accused him of sexual assault.

“I want to prove that I’m a man of great character,” he said this week. “The ...Read more

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Cher suspends conservatorship of son Elijah Blue Allman following months-long battle

Cher and her adult son, Elijah Blue Allman, have agreed to temporarily suspend his conservatorship, which the pop icon filed for late last year amid claims of substance abuse and mental health issues.

Cher and 47-year-old Allman — her son from her marriage to late musician Gregg Allman — agreed during a private mediation last week to “...Read more

'The Big Cigar' review: When a Black Panther founder fled to Cuba with the help of a Hollywood producer

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A Black Panther revolutionary and a Hollywood insider walk into a bar … and plan a caper that has the latter helping to smuggle the former out of the country.

That story — about political activist Huey P. Newton and movie producer Bert Schneider, who made counterculture classics such as “Easy Rider” �...Read more

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'Megalopolis': Francis Ford Coppola teases 'Godfather' update, criticizes Hollywood at Cannes

CANNES, France — In the face of the criticism, controversy and uncertain financial prospects swirling around his self-financed speculative epic "Megalopolis," Francis Ford Coppola met the press at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday with a good-natured shrug.

"I don't care. I never cared," the 85-year-old filmmaker said when asked about the ...Read more

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Movie review: 'I Saw the TV Glow' an opaque story of identity, cult fandom

Writer-director Jane Schoenbrun uses a 1990s-set tale of cult TV obsession to tell a larger story of trans dysphoria in "I Saw the TV Glow," an obtuse psychological drama awash in feelings of alienation and misunderstanding — some part of the story, some not.

Owen, played by Justice Smith (save for a sliver of the story when, as a youngster, ...Read more

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Sharon Stone, Liam Neeson demand Kevin Spacey be allowed back in Hollywood

Hollywood A-listers are rallying behind Kevin Spacey, who was cleared of nine sexual assault charges in London court last year.

Sharon Stone, Liam Neeson and other actors have demanded for Spacey’s return to the industry following the release of a damning British docuseries detailing those allegations, which first came to light in 2017 and ...Read more

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10 movies for summer 2024: Sequels and reboots, but fingers crossed for a surprise

A century ago, or so it feels, there was a time of pink and fiery atomic orange, when moviegoing turned back into a communal miracle, Hollywood beat the odds and two movies that weren’t sequels to anything opened up against each other and ended up lifting each other’s spirits and profits into the billions.

A new conjoined word — ...Read more

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Uncle Kracker on 'Follow Me,' Kid Rock and Kenny Chesney

Uncle Kracker released a mostly rock-rap album in 2000, “Double Wide,” an effort to carve out a solo career after years as Kid Rock’s DJ. A single, “Yeah Yeah Yeah,” bombed. So his record label Lava/Atlantic decided to push out “Follow Me,” one of the only pop songs on the album.

“The song was originally really dark,” said ...Read more