Constance Marie, the star of 'With Love,' shows how people over 50 can be sexual beings
LOS ANGELES — If you didn't already know Constance Marie from her role as the mother of late Tejano icon Selena Quintanilla-Pérez in the modern classic biopic "Selena," you may have discovered her later as Angie Lopez, the supporting and level-headed wife and mother in the long-running ABC sitcom "The George Lopez Show."
With a career ...Read more
Review: 'Grey House' on Broadway is a creepy thriller from Chicago
NEW YORK — A young married couple driving through a blizzard in the lonely Oregon mountains hits a deer and wrecks their car. In shock, the pair knocks on the door of a remote cabin. They’re read their Stephen King and are plenty discombobulated, for their arrival seems to have been expected by the strange, feral family they encounter there...Read more
Young Chicago filmmakers get a trip to Cannes Film Festival with Chaz Ebert
CHICAGO — For three young filmmakers, a trip to the Cannes Film Festival was everything. It was their first, and a bevy of supporters hope it won’t be their last.
The May 22-29 adventure included a few days in Paris and a few days in Cannes for Isis Gullette, Unique Moore and Christal Westmoreland. They were at the 76th annual international...Read more
Judge Lynn Toler creates fictionalized drama about her life on ALLBLK's 'Judge Me Not'
Like many of her TV judge show peers, Lynn Toler was once a real judge. At age 33 in 1992, she was elected judge of the Cleveland Heights Municipal Court, winning by just six votes.
Over the next decade, she tackled hundreds of assault, concealed weapons and domestic violence cases and created mentoring and intervention programs on the side.
Telluride Bluegrass Festival celebrates 50 years of music and magic this summer
DENVER — When Zach Tucker reflects on the last five decades of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, he’s struck by the fact that the event’s ethos has largely remained the same. Granted, 27-year-old Tucker, who now serves as the director of operations for production company Planet Bluegrass, didn’t attend the festival in its early years. ...Read more
Taylor Swift delivers heartfelt Pride speech to fans, slams 'harmful' anti-LGBTQ legislation
Taylor Swift kicked off her first of three shows in Chicago on Friday, delivering a special speech for her LGBTQ fans.
In a touching show of allyship and support for the “incredible individuals who are living authentically and beautifully,” the pop superstar — who’s currently in the middle of her sold-out “The Eras Tour” — took ...Read more
Trey Songz sued for $10 million for sexual assault, video shows R&B star exposing woman's breast at pool party
R&B star Trey Songz is being sued for $10 million by a woman claiming the “Bottoms Up” singer exposed her breast at a 2013 pool party at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut.
The alleged victim said in a court filing obtained by TMZ she was humiliated and left traumatized at the “Liquid Sundays” event, hosted by the 38-year-old ...Read more
Brad Pitt goes off on Angelina Jolie's 'vindictive' winery sale. And she fires back
LOS ANGELES — Brad Pitt's legal team is claiming that his ex-wife Angelina Jolie "vindictively" sold her stake in their Chateau Miraval winery behind his back and says she "sought to inflict harm on Pitt" in new court documents that reveal more details about the unraveling of the former power couple's relationship.
But Jolie's camp insists ...Read more
Snoop Dogg postpones Hollywood Bowl shows in support of writers strike
LOS ANGELES — Snoop Dogg's scheduled shows at the Hollywood Bowl, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his landmark album "Doggystyle," have been postponed to October.
Snoop was set to take the stage for two nights on June 26 and 27, along with several guests and a full orchestra, but announced Friday that he and producer Dr. Dre would ...Read more
Padma Lakshmi to leave 'Top Chef' to focus on her 'Taste the Nation,' other projects
Padma Lakshmi announced Friday that she will be leaving "Top Chef" after hosting the Bravo reality competition show for the last 19 seasons.
During her 17-year run on the cooking series, the former fashion model and cookbook author offered her own blend of warmth and steely expertise for contestants and judges, earning her more than a dozen ...Read more
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck secure $60 million mansion a month before wedding anniversary
LOS ANGELES — Bennifer's finally settling down — in a new multimillion-dollar mansion.
Lovebirds Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have purchased a Beverly Hills home worth more than $60 million after two years of house-hunting, according to multiple reports.
Near Benedict Canyon in north Beverly Hills, the couple's newly acquired estate is a...Read more
Danny Bonaduce will have brain surgery for a neurological disorder: 'I can't walk'
"The Partridge Family" alum and radio host Danny Bonaduce opened up about his health, a year after announcing that he was taking time to "focus" on it.
In an video published by TMZ on Friday, the 63-year-old actor and wrestler said he has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, also known as "water on the brain."
"This is a big deal, I'm falling ...Read more
Ex-'Survivor' contestant sues Netflix, memorabilia collector over new reality series
PHILADELPHIA — Former "Survivor" contestant Gervase Peterson is suing Goldin Auctions — the sports memorabilia juggernaut helmed by Ken Goldin — and Netflix over who is the true creator of a new reality show that chronicles the day-to-day happenings of the South Jersey auction house.
The show in question is "King of Collectibles: The ...Read more
Nick Cannon says Jamie Foxx remains private about health, will speak 'when he's ready'
While Nick Cannon has become a de facto spokesman and fill-in for Jamie Foxx since his mysterious health scare, the "Wild 'N Out" host now is deferring to Foxx for any health updates.
Cannon said that "as a friend" he is "just being as respectful as I can — I don't pry," when asked by "Extra's" Billy Bush for an update Thursday on Foxx's ...Read more
Movie review: 'The Boogeyman' delivers a Stephen King scare package
Working with writers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods – who co-wrote “A Quiet Place” with John Krasinski – and also writer Mark Heyman (“Black Swan”), British director Rob Savage (“Host”) brings us “The Boogeyman,” a film based on a short story by the master of modern horror Stephen King. We all know how much King loves scaring his...Read more
Brandi Carlile brings all her rowdy friends home to the Gorge
SEATTLE — Keeping up with The Adventures of Brandi Carlile could be a full-time job. It’s felt like one at times, as the seemingly everywhere folk rocker transitioned from proven Americana star to household name, headlining arenas and running with some of her musical heroes.
Underscoring all the prime-time performances and showbiz glitz, ...Read more
Movie review: 'Shooting Stars' shoots, scores as winning tale of young LeBron James
Based on the 2009 book by Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Buzz Bissinger (“Friday Night Lights”) and nicely directed by Chris Robinson (“Woke”), “Shooting Stars” is the 1990s-set coming-of-age story of James and his “Fab Four” crew of fellow basketball enthusiasts with whom he played ...Read more
Hundreds of CNN alum bid farewell to CNN Center in Atlanta
ATLANTA — On a sunny, dry Thursday afternoon, CNN alum began gathering hours before the actual 3:30 p.m. start time for a farewell photo around the huge red-and-white CNN logo on Centennial Olympic Park Drive in downtown Atlanta.
For the more than 500 attendees, this was not just a farewell to CNN Center, which is gradually being emptied this...Read more
Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel end 'Fast and Furious' feud
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Vin Diesel have squashed their beef.
The “Fast and Furious” co-stars famously refused to work together for years, roiling the multibillion-dollar “F&F” franchise. Now, according to Johnson, they remain fast, but are no longer furious.
“Last summer [Vin Diesel] and I put all the past behind us,” ...Read more
Movie review: 'Shooting Stars' a fairly entertaining dramatization of rise of LeBron James' high school team
Well, "Shooting Stars" nailed the casting of the LeBron James role.
It's not as if Marquis "Mookie" Cook is a dead ringer for the James many of us met when the high school basketball phenom was dubbed "The Chosen One" by Sports Illustrated when the magazine put him on its cover. However, when Cook — a high-flying prep hoopster himself, making...Read more
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