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Taylor Swift unlikely to release love songs she's written about Travis Kelce, says source

Taylor Swift has already penned some “very special” songs inspired by her love with Travis Kelce, but a source warns that fans shouldn’t hold their breath waiting to hear them.

An insider this weekend revealed that while the “relationship with Travis has inspired” the “very personal” tunes, Swift is not likely to release them to ...Read more

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Sam Asghari says marriage to Britney Spears was 'a blessing'

Britney Spears’ third marriage was short and, it turns out, sweet — according to ex Sam Asghari.

The actor and model, who turned 30 Sunday, opened up to People about the “blessing” of their union, which ended with Asghari filing for divorce in August. They’d tied the knot in June 2022.

“It was a blessing to be able to share life ...Read more

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Review: Brilliantly acted, HBO's 'Regime' flirts with satire but lacks political bite

"Regime," which premiered Sunday on HBO, is a well-made, beautifully designed, marvelously acted mess of a series. Created by Will Tracy, a writer for "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," and directed by Stephen Frears, it stars Kate Winslet as the head of a contemporary unnamed fictional Middle European country — like Ruritania in "The ...Read more

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USC Scripter Awards for screen adaptations go to 'American Fiction' and 'Slow Horses'

The writers of the Oscar-nominated film “American Fiction” and the Apple TV+ series “Slow Horses” earned top honors at the 36th USC Libraries Scripter Awards on Saturday night.

Established in 1988, the awards recognize adapted screenplays and their original source material. The prizes are given to both the author and screenwriter, ...Read more

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Is Gen Z guitar wiz Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram, 25, the heir apparent to Buddy Guy and B.B. King?

Given his electrifying guitar playing and deeply felt singing, it's not surprising that everyone from Buddy Guy and Elton John to Bootsy Collins and G. Love are avowed fans of Gen Z music dynamo Christone "Kingfish" Ingram. And it's not surprising a growing number of admirers are hailing this Mississippi native as the rising heir apparent to ...Read more

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Molly Lewis whistled for Dr. Dre and 'Barbie.' Now she's puckered up for stardom

LOS ANGELES — A few years ago, Molly Lewis walked into Dr. Dre's recording studio and accidentally roasted him.

Lewis, an L.A.-raised musician and composer, is renowned for her otherworldly whistling. She'd cultivated it for years among L.A.'s avant-garde, and one of Dre's collaborators found her and brought her in to cut a track.

She ...Read more

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Review: 'About Dry Grasses' is a richly evocative 2024 highlight

“About Dry Grasses” begins with blackness, and the plep-plep sound of wet snow hitting the ground. Seconds later comes the startling image of a man alone on a country road, more dot than man in the long shot, trudging along with a briefcase, surrounded by a wind-whipped sea of white.

Yes, you are correct. This is not part of the Marvel ...Read more

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Movie review: 'Four Daughters' a tale of sisterhood, rebellion, loss

From Tunisia, the Academy Award-nominated documentary “Four Daughters” is a house of mirrors, telling the story of how a Tunisian house cleaner and single mother lost two of her daughters, the two eldest of four. Directed by Kaouther Ben Hania of the Oscar-nominated 2020 documentary “The Man Who Sold His Skin,” “Four Daughters” ...Read more

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New Apple TV+ show 'Manhunt' uses Philly theater to re-create Lincoln's assassination

PHILADELPHIA — A new Apple TV+ show that follows the hunt for Abe Lincoln’s assassin is being brought to life by a Philadelphian, with some of the most iconic parts of the show being filmed in a local historic theater.

"Manhunt," a conspiracy thriller based on the nonfiction book of the same name, will see Lincoln’s secretary of war and ...Read more

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Review: 'The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin' is a funny spin on a legendary highwayman

Most Americans will know Noel Fielding, if they know him at all, from "The Great British Baking Show," which he has co-hosted since 2017. He's the tall pasty-faced, middle-aged glammy Goth with the loud clothing and a habit of bothering bakers at crucial moments.

You may have looked at this strange, jolly person and wondered whence he came and ...Read more

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'Dune 2' spices up the box office after a months-long dry spell

Warner Bros.' "Dune: Part Two" easily sandwormed its way to the top of the domestic box office this weekend, grossing $81.5 million and securing the biggest opening of 2024, according to estimates from measurement firm Comscore.

The highly anticipated sequel to Denis Villeneuve's Oscar-winning sci-fi epic slightly exceeded early box office ...Read more

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Richard Lewis' official cause of death confirmed days after comedian's passing

NEW YORK — Richard Lewis’ official cause of death has been confirmed just days after the comedian’s passing at the age of 76.

The “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star died as a result of cardiopulmonary arrest — also known as cardiac or circulatory arrest — at 9:22 p.m. on Feb. 27 at his home in Los Angeles, according to his death ...Read more

NYC fashion icon Iris Apfel dead at 102

NEW YORK — New York City interior designer, businesswoman and fashion icon Iris Apfel died Friday at her home in Palm Beach, Florida. She was 102 years old.

Representatives confirmed her passing but did not announce an official cause of death.

Born Iris Barrel on Aug. 29, 1921, the Astoria, Queens, native would later become known for her ...Read more

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'Pretty Little Liars' alum Ashley Benson reportedly welcomes first child

Pretty little mommy: Ashley Benson has reportedly given birth.

The "Pretty Little Liars" alum apparently confirmed the arrival of her first child Thursday in an Instagram story.

The image, which has since expired, revealed the newborn baby's tiny hand wrapped around a thumb. The 34-year-old captioned it with a pink heart emoji.

Benson did not...Read more

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What Hollywood streets are closing for the Oscars and when?

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood's biggest event of the year may be more than a week away, but already, like a slow-moving mudslide, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' Oscar ceremony is causing Tinseltown streets to be closed one by one to prepare for the awards show.

The Oscars are Sunday, March 10, at the Dolby Theater on Hollywood ...Read more

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Selma Blair splits with Creative Artists Agency following anti-Islamic comments

LOS ANGELES — "Cruel Intentions" star Selma Blair has split with several members of her team amid controversy surrounding an anti-Islamic comment she made on social media.

In addition to parting ways with Creative Artists Agency, Blair has ended her partnerships with her publicity team at Narrative PR and legal representatives at Gang, Tyre, ...Read more

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Comedian Taylor Tomlinson responds to Taylor Swift comparisons

Taylor Tomlinson, the newest late-night comedy star, can’t seem to put her finger on recent comments comparing her to Taylor Swift.

“I don’t know who’s doing that. There’s a couple of comments on Instagram. I’m not doing that,” the “After Midnight” host told ET. “I would never compare myself to Taylor Swift. I am garbage ...Read more

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Tom Sandoval invoked George Floyd when talking Scandoval. It was 'stupid and ignorant'

LOS ANGELES — Reality TV star Tom Sandoval, still facing the fallout from his "Vanderpump Rules" affair, responded to backlash over another recent controversy: comparing himself to George Floyd.

Sandoval, speaking to the New York Times last month, likened the media attention his cheating scandal (known among fans as "Scandoval") garnered last...Read more

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Richard Lewis remembered as tireless sobriety advocate for those seeking to escape alcoholism

Tributes that poured in for comedian Richard Lewis, who died late Tuesday at the age of 76, highlighted his comedic presence and stalwart friendship, but he played another major role in others’ lives as well — helping people get sober.

Lewis had been sober since the mid-1990s after ending up in the emergency room, feeling near death. He ...Read more

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Review: In art-world comedy 'Problemista,' it's all about surviving Tilda Swinton at her scariest

The sharpest movies about New York's art scene — including 1996's "Basquiat," starring future "American Fiction" grump Jeffrey Wright — capture something relentless about the city. Desperation isn't far from mind, nor the disparities of wealth and power between artists, critics and, up in the clouds, collectors and dealers. Maybe there's a ...Read more