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Taylor Swift's dad under investigation for allegedly punching paparazzo in Australia

Taylor Swift’s dad is under investigation in Australia for allegedly assaulting a paparazzo after the pop star’s “Eras Tour” concert in Sydney.

The incident occurred Tuesday morning around 2:30 a.m. local time when Scott Swift, 71, allegedly lunged at and hit a 51-year-old photographer on a ferry wharf as the two Swifts were ...Read more

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Eagles' Don Henley is star witness at 'Hotel California' trial

When Don Henley discovered his original lyrics for the classic pop hit Hotel California up for sale in 2012, he bought them back for $8,500, wanting to get them off the web as fast as possible.

When more came up for auction a few years later, he called the cops.

The 76-year-old Eagles co-founder took the witness stand Monday in Manhattan as ...Read more

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One of the protesters disrupting the 2024 Spirit Awards was a previous winner

One of the protesters at Sunday’s Spirit Awards ceremony was filmmaker Merawi Gerima, who won the Spirit Awards’ John Cassavetes Award for a film made for under $1 million in 2021 for his feature “Residue.” A video posted to the Instagram page of the U.S. Palestinian Community Network shows the beginning of the protest, with Gerima ...Read more

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Loretta Lynn's granddaughter Emmy Russell touts her own music chops on 'American Idol'

Late country star Loretta Lynn‘s passion for singing lives on in her granddaughter, who tried her hand at music stardom on “American Idol.”

Emmy Russell, the 24-year-old daughter of actor Patsy Lynn and Philip Russell, performed original music for judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan during her audition, which aired Sunday on ...Read more

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Chris Gauthier, 'Once Upon a Time' and 'Eureka' character actor, dies at 48

Chris Gauthier, a character actor who appeared in “Once Upon a Time,” “Eureka” and several CW series, has died. He was 48.

The Canadian-British actor died Friday morning “suddenly and unexpectedly following a short illness,” according to a Monday statement from his management company, RED Management.

“He was a kind, witty, ...Read more

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Marlo Hampton latest cast member to leave 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'

ATLANTA — Marlo Hampton follows Kandi Burruss out the door of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”

Hampton confirmed the news with People magazine.

“My contract with ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ ended when Season 15 wrapped,” Hampton told the magazine. “This break from ‘RHOA’ is a fresh start, allowing me the space ...Read more

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Fran Drescher warns 'AI will entrap us in a matrix' during remarks at SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES — SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher delivered an impassioned speech at the 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards, held Saturday at L.A.'s Shrine Auditorium. The awards show, which streamed live on Netflix, is the first edition of the ceremony since SAG-AFTRA reached a deal with the major studios to end their historic strike and ratified ...Read more

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Review: Olivia Rodrigo is 21 years young in thrilling 'Guts' tour opener

PALM DESERT, Calif. — As her keyboard player slowly cycled through the chords of her song "Teenage Dream," Olivia Rodrigo stood onstage Friday night and proclaimed that her nightmare hadn't come true.

The Grammy-winning singer and songwriter was maybe 20 minutes into the opening date of her world tour behind her 2023 album, "Guts," which ...Read more

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Gemma Garcia named head of Telemundo's news division

Veteran executive Gamma Garcia is rejoining Spanish-language network Telemundo to head its news division.

The NBCUniversal-owned network announced Monday that Garcia will be executive vice president of news, overseeing all of Noticias Telemundo’s programming and editorial product. She will also lead the network’s coverage of the 2024 ...Read more

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Movie review: 'Io Capitano' takes audience on migrants' harrowing journey

From the great Matteo Garrone (“Gomorrah,” “Pinocchio”) comes Academy Award-nominated International Feature “Io Capitano,” a film that tells a story that is both modern and ancient. It is a tale of an epic journey undertaken by two young men, boys really, named Seydou (Seydou Sarr) and Moussa (Moustapha Fall), from Dakar, Senegal, ...Read more

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Movie review: 'Perfect Days' near-perfect movie from Wim Wenders

A German-Japanese co-production, Wim Wenders’ Academy Award-nominated “Perfect Days” boasts an absolutely beatific performance from its lead actor Koji Yakusho (“Shall We Dance?”), winner of the best actor prize at Cannes. In the film, which is in Japanese with subtitles, Yakusho plays Hirayama, a Tokyo sanitation worker, whose daily ...Read more

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Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin are 'permanently' leaving California for Florida

“Rocky” star Sylvester Stallone and his wife, Jennifer Flavin, are upending their lives in the Golden State for a new home in Florida.

The longtime spouses, who married in 1997, confirmed last week that they would “permanently” leave Southern California.

“We already have the place; it’s a done deal,” Stallone told his three ...Read more

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Amy Schumer shares Cushing syndrome diagnosis to 'advocate for women's health'

Comedian Amy Schumer has Cushing syndrome, a hormonal disorder prompted by getting steroid injections in high doses.

The diagnosis revelation came less than a week after the “Trainwreck” and “Life & Beth” star addressed criticism of her “puffier than normal” face after a “Tonight Show” appearance earlier this month. Schumer ...Read more

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After PGA Awards win, the Oscar for best picture is 'Oppenheimer's' to lose

LOS ANGELES — Christopher Nolan’s big-canvas biopic “Oppenheimer” won the Producers Guild of America’s top honor Sunday night, a day after it took the ensemble prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Nolan won the Directors Guild of America’s feature-film directing award two weeks ago.

“Oppenheimer” thus became the 11th movie ...Read more

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'Oppenheimer,' 'Succession,' 'The Bear' rule 2024 SAG Awards: full winners list

LOS ANGELES — It was deja vu on Saturday as the Screen Actors Guild Awards recognized almost all the same performers as the Golden Globe Awards and Emmy Awards last month.

"Oppenheimer" reigned in three of the film categories, furthering its front-runner status heading into the Oscars on March 10. The HBO drama "Succession," the FX/Hulu ...Read more

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Box office doldrums continue, but 'Dune: Part Two' looms on the horizon

As the industry held its collective breath awaiting Friday’s opening of “Dune: Part Two,” North American moviegoers continued to largely ignore new releases.

Last week’s No. 1 film, Paramount’s “Bob Marley: One Love,” maintained the top spot with $13.5 million, according to estimates from market research firm Comscore, while anime...Read more

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In SAG Awards speech, Barbra Streisand recalls those who fled prejudice to build Hollywood

LOS ANGELES — Barbra Streisand received a career-spanning honor Saturday at the 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Jennifer Aniston and Bradley Cooper paid tribute to Streisand's talent and her impact on and off the screen before presenting the acclaimed actor and director with the SAG Life Achievement Award at the ceremony, held at L.A.'s ...Read more

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'The Last of Us' actor Nick Offerman calls out 'homophobic hate' at Spirit Awards

Nick Offerman took aim at anyone who had an issue with his episode of “The Last of Us” during his acceptance speech at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Sunday night.

“Thanks to HBO for having the guts to participate in this storytelling tradition that is truly independent. Stories with guts that when homophobic hate comes my way and ...Read more

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Spirit Awards ceremony disrupted by protesters as 'Past Lives' takes top prize; winners listed

In what could be a sign for awards shows to come, the Spirit Awards were severely disrupted on Sunday afternoon by pro-Palestinian protesters.

About 40 minutes into the daytime ceremony, which was held in a tent near the beach in Santa Monica, loud sounds could be heard by attending guests. A small group of protesters had assembled on a public ...Read more

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Kenneth Mitchell, 'Marvel' and 'Star Trek' actor, dead at 49 from ALS

Kenneth Mitchell, best known for his roles in “Star Trek: Discovery” and “Captain Marvel,” has died at age 49 after a five-year battle with ALS.

His family announced the news just after midnight on Saturday, releasing a statement to his official social media accounts.

“With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Kenneth Alexander ...Read more