Nick Lachey ordered to anger management, AA after alleged attack on photographer

LOS ANGELES — Singer, actor and TV host Nick Lachey must now complete 52 court-ordered sessions of anger management treatment and attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings for one year, following a heated exchange with a paparazzo in L.A.

The ruling comes a year after the 49-year-old “Love Is Blind” host allegedly attacked a photographer, ...Read more

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Bodyguard to J.Lo and former Mr. Universe runner-up pepper-sprayed by teen for objecting to pot smoking in NYC lobby

NEW YORK — A one-time runner-up in the Mr. Universe competition — who currently moonlights as a bodyguard for Jennifer Lopez and other celebs — found trouble waiting just outside his Manhattan apartment.

Willie Gonzalez, 70, was pepper-sprayed in the face by a teen girl after confronting a group of trespassing youths smoking marijuana on ...Read more

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The writer who inspired 'Mean Girls' says she's considering legal action against Tina Fey and Paramount

The author whose book inspired Tina Fey's "Mean Girls" says that when she asked for "unpaid dues," she was hit with something akin to "And none for Gretchen Weiners, bye."

Rosalind Wiseman, who wrote "Queen Bees and Wannabes" — the book that inspired "Mean Girls" — has watched the film and its offshoots become a cultural phenomenon over the...Read more


'Bel-Air' on Peacock is renewed for its third season

PHILADELPHIA — "Bel-Air," starring West Philly native Jabari Banksin as a teenager who moves in with rich relatives in Southern California, has been renewed for a third season on Peacock.

Last week, the official Twitter account for "Bel-Air" tweeted a video of cast members holding up three fingers, signaling the third season was a go.

In the...Read more

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3 Doors Down announce 'Away From the Sun' anniversary tour

The pop-rockers of 3 Doors Down are heading down the hall across the U.S. to celebrate the band's 30th anniversary and their sophomore album, "Away From the Sun."

The "Kryptonite" hit-makers on Monday announced the Away From the Sun Anniversary tour, which will launch June 14 at the Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore.

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Isley vs. Isley: Rudolph sues Ronald over Isley Brothers trademark

A sibling rivalry is unfolding between brothers and former bandmates Rudolph and Ronald Isley in the Illinois court system.

On Monday, Rudolph Isley filed a lawsuit against Ronald Isley accusing his younger brother of secretly and unfairly obtaining exclusive rights to the "Isley Brothers" trademark, which they previously split. Rudolph Isley ...Read more

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Al Franken spends his first night as 'Daily Show' host making nice with Lindsey Graham

Al Franken once lobbied, unsuccessfully, to be the "Weekend Update" anchor on "Saturday Night Live." This week, he's getting the next best thing.

On Monday, the former Minnesota senator started a four-night stint as guest host of "The Daily Show." He kicked off the gig with a high-profile visitor designed to give the 71-year-old comedian some ...Read more

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A phrase worth $40M: Bad Bunny's ex-girlfriend sues over voice recording used in songs

Bad Bunny's ex-girlfriend is trying to get her due in a recent lawsuit filed against the Latin superstar.

Carliz De La Cruz Hernández claims in a lawsuit filed in Puerto Rico this month that the "Neverita" and "Títí Me Preguntó" hit-maker has been using her voice without her consent, the Associated Press reported Monday.

At the center of ...Read more

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Lollapalooza lineup 2023: Kendrick Lamar, Billie Eilish and Red Hot Chili Peppers

CHICAGO — Lollapalooza has announced its lineup for summer 2023 in Chicago’s Grant Park. Headliners include Kendrick Lamar, Billie Eilish, Red Hot Chili Peppers and ODESZA.

The four-day Lollapalooza music festival will be Aug. 3-6 in the lakefront park, with more than 170 bands on nine stages.

Tickets go on sale first through an SMS ...Read more

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Movie review: Bloated 'John Wick: Chapter 4' is a lot of everything the action-filled franchise does and doesn't do well

Will there be a fifth installment in the "John Wick" franchise? It's a bit murky.

While there once had been talk of shooting a fourth and fifth "Wick" back to back, that didn't happen. Plus, series director Chad Stahelski recently said he and star Keanu Reeves are "done for the moment" and that they're going to give the character "a rest."

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Nickel Creek adds 22 new tour dates

SAN DIEGO — Nickel Creek is headed home, at least musically speaking.

The Grammy Award-winning trio, which got its start in Carlsbad in 1989 at a weekly bluegrass jam session, will perform Oct. 13 at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park.

The San Diego concert is one of nearly two-dozen new dates that were announced Tuesday morning as additions to ...Read more

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'Succession' indeed: Sarah Snook reveals baby bump at Season 4 premiere

"Succession" star Sarah Snook is expecting a successor of her own.

The Australian actor revealed Monday that she is pregnant by debuting her baby bump in New York at the Season 4 premiere of the hit HBO series. Snook, who plays the ambitious Siobhan "Shiv" Roy in the family drama, is expecting her first child with her comedian husband, Dave ...Read more

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Keanu Reeves, 'John Wick 4' cast wore ribbons to honor Lance Reddick at LA premiere

LOS ANGELES — The spirit of late actor Lance Reddick was very much alive on the red carpet at the “John Wick: Chapter 4” premiere in Los Angeles on Monday.

Reddick, who died unexpectedly Friday at age 60, was honored by his co-stars and other attendees who affixed blue ribbons to their garments to commemorate him. Lead actor Keanu Reeves,...Read more

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Movie review: 'John Wick: Chapter 4' delivers with sublime action, locales

The nearly three-hour fairy tale of firearms that is “John Wick: Chapter 4” is a sprawling, Shakespearean orgy of violence, a salute to stunt choreographers, and a return to the original film’s roots — at the heart of the matter, it is the fundamentally the story of a duel, and a dog.

For four bloody installments, Keanu Reeves has ...Read more

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'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' director David F. Sandberg and star Rachel Zegler address haters

David F. Sandberg and Rachel Zegler are calling out critics of "Shazam! Fury of the Gods" on Twitter.

The New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. superhero sequel debuted in theaters last weekend and grossed a disappointing $30.5 million, falling short of relatively modest expectations for $35 million.

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Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band confirm their first San Diego concert since 1981

SAN DIEGO — Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will perform together in San Diego for the first time in 42 years as part of their first concert tour since 2017. The Tuesday announcement come the same day that Springsteen will receive the prestigious National Medal of Arts from President Joe Biden.

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Will Kenan and Kel be taking orders from Harry Styles and Obama in 'Good Burger 2'?

Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell will be taking fast food orders again in "Good Burger 2."

But which celebrities will be doing the ordering?

Thompson and Mitchell announced the long-awaited sequel, which starts filming this summer, on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Friday. The next day, Thompson crashed an "All That" panel at 90s...Read more

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What to stream: Prestige dramas 'Succession,' 'Yellowjackets' back with new seasons

The third week of March 2023 might be the buzziest TV week of the year. The highly anticipated new seasons of two of the most talked-about prestige dramas of the year premiere this weekend, and there are a few other streaming treats that will keep those watchlists full for the foreseeable future.

Block out your Sunday nights for the next two-...Read more

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Review: 'Bob Fosse's Dancin'' on Broadway is a fascinating if conflicted '70s throwback

NEW YORK — Dancers are athletes; it’s just that America doesn’t always see.

They’ve got superhuman bodies and indomitable spirits, their careers are short, they’re vulnerable to injury, they’re often vessels for the game plans of others and, on a given night, they can fulfill expectations or blow you away as surely as a football ...Read more

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With co-signs from reggaeton's titans, Myke Towers sets sights on Latin music stardom

LOS ANGELES — Outside the Crypto.com arena in January, a frenzy of young Latinos assembled for Calibash, L.A.'s annual festival for música urbana, hosted by local radio station Mega 96.3.

With his performance sandwiched between MCs Jhay Cortez and Arcángel, 29-year-old rapper Myke Towers, the spitfire from Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, was ...Read more