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Lizzo threatens to quit music, locks Twitter account after latest wave of body-shaming

Lizzo has long been an advocate for body positivity, celebrating plus-size women and shooting down fat-phobic trolls trying to police her body.

But after a recent encounter with body-shaming comments, the Grammy-winning artist is tired and said she is close to quitting her music career.

"I HATE IT HERE," Lizzo wrote in a series of tweets ...Read more

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Bailamos! Ricky Martin, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias join forces for Trilogy arena tour

Are you ready to live la vida loca, bailando and pump that gasolina? Latin music and pop superstars Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull are joining forces for an arena tour that's sure to heat up the coldest of fall and winters.

The Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-winning solo artists will bring the heat to 19 cities throughout North ...Read more

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'Illusion of inclusion': Diddy sues company behind his liquor brands for discrimination

Business mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs has sued the British beverage company that co-owns his liquor brands, claiming that the spirits giant Diageo has "kneecapped" his Ciroc and DeLeon labels' sales growth for almost a decade and starved them of resources while better marketing its other brands such as Don Julio and Casamigos.

Diddy's Combs Wines ...Read more

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Billy Joel will end Madison Square Garden residency in 2024

NEW YORK — For the longest time, Billy Joel’s monthly concerts at Madison Square Garden have been a staple of New York City. And now he’s movin’ out.

The Piano Man’s residency at the famed Manhattan arena will end in July 2024 after his 150th lifetime show there, MSG CEO James Dolan announced Thursday at a news conference attended by ...Read more


Sergio Calderon, 'Pirates of the Caribbean' and 'Men in Black' actor, dead at 77

Sergio Calderon, whose dozens of acting credits included roles in “Men in Black” and the third “Pirates of the Caribbean” film, died Wednesday at age 77.

“He was in the hospital previously with a bout of pneumonia, not sure that was the cause,” a representative told Entertainment Weekly, noting the actor was “surrounded by family....Read more


Sergio Calderón, actor known for 'Pirates of the Caribbean' and 'Men in Black,' dies

LOS ANGELES — Sergio Calderón, the Mexican actor whose decadeslong career included dueling with Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow in the third “Pirates of the Caribbean” and an alien disguised with a head on a stick in “Men in Black,” has died.

Julie Smith, the actor’s representative, confirmed to the L.A. Times that Calderón died in a...Read more

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Tallulah Willis knew 'something was wrong' before Bruce Willis' dementia diagnosis

Tallulah Willis has opened up about her evolving relationship with her father, Bruce Willis, and his recent dementia diagnosis.

In an essay for Vogue published Wednesday, the 29-year-old actor and self-proclaimed "nepo baby" of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore detailed some of the symptoms that led to the "Die Hard" star getting diagnosed with ...Read more

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Bruce Willis' daughter Tallulah opens up about his dementia in essay

Tallulah Willis, daughter of actor Bruce Willis, could tell her father was dealing with something long before his diagnosis with frontotemporal dementia, she shared in a new essay.

The 29-year-old wrote for Vogue that she initially approached her dad’s symptoms with “avoidance and denial” as she dealt with her own health issues.

“I‘...Read more


New music: Mike Gordon, Lauren Daigle, Michael Blake release albums

Here are three new albums worth spinning this week:

“Flying Games,” Mike Gordon

The fabulous Phish bassist releases his sixth solo album, which runs like an antelope through 13 tracks that blend folk and funk, disco and dancehall, new wave and new ideas. It only rarely sounds reminiscent of Gordon’s famed Vermont quartet — aka, the ...Read more

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Rufus Wainwright gives himself the most amazing present for 50th birthday

Rufus Wainwright is turning the big 5-0 in July.

And the singer-songwriter is marking the occasion with the release of “Folkocracy,” a new 15-song set featuring contributions from Brandi Carlile, John Legend, David Byrne, Sheryl Crow, Nicole Scherzinger, Chaka Khan, Andrew Bird, ANOHNI, Susanna Hoffs, Van Dyke Parks, Madison Cunningham and ...Read more

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SZA reveals the one celebrity she was 'so excited' to see at her Forum concert

LOS ANGELES — SZA is just like us.

Sure, she has a Grammy Award, a sold-out tour and a smash-hit sophomore album. But at her core, she's an avid TV fan who can't help but geek out over Pedro Pascal.

The "Nobody Gets Me" singer revealed in a new interview with Elle that of all the major celebrities who went to her back-to-back shows at the ...Read more

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Is this the end of 'Ted Lasso'? If it was, it didn't disappoint

Two popular series came to a conclusion this week. One was populated exclusively by horrible people, the other almost entirely by good ones. Both raised the question of whether change is possible; the first seemed to say no, the second explicitly, emphatically declared yes. I had little interest in the former, and remained a fan of the latter ...Read more

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'Joe Pickett' Season 2 review: A rustic wasteland of murder that benefits from the long tail of 'Yellowstone's' popularity

If you thought Cabot Cove, Maine, the fictional town at the heart of “Murder, She Wrote,” had an improbably high number of murders, well … welcome to Saddlestring, Wyoming.

Saddlestring is the setting for author C.J. Box’s Joe Pickett novels, adapted here for television, and as locales go, it is rife with nefarious stewing behind its ...Read more

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Dave Burd and GaTa break down that insane, star-studded season finale of 'Dave'

Even by the standards of a TV show that's seen high-profile cameos from the likes of Justin Bieber, Rick Ross and Doja Cat, the Season 3 finale of FX's hip-hop comedy "Dave" delivers a wallop.

Two, in fact: Drake and Brad Pitt.

The former turns up, like so many before him in the series loosely based on musician and actor Dave Burd's real-life ...Read more

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'The Boogeyman' review: There really is a monster underneath your bed

Things go bump in the night, and then some, in "The Boogeyman," director Rob Savage's well-played horror exercise that alternately goes from slow and brooding to loud and booming.

It's a movie that uses trauma as a catch-all, a perhaps too-convenient way to explain away the monsters underneath our beds or lurking behind open closet doors. But ...Read more

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Tupac's getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week -- for real this time

LOS ANGELES — Next week, all eyez will be on a new Hollywood Walk of Fame star for late hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced the rapper's posthumous honor in a press release shared with the L.A. Times on Wednesday. Shakur will finally get his star on June 7, more than a week shy of what would have been his ...Read more


Television Q&A: Has 'Yellowstone' been put out to pasture?

You have questions. I have some answers.

Q: I have watched “Yellowstone” but have not heard if it is going to continue. I’m hoping it will be. Would appreciate any info you have.

A: Yes, “Yellowstone” will continue, and then it will not. The rest of the most recent, fifth season will air on Paramount Network beginning in November. ...Read more

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Kim Cattrall is returning as Samantha Jones. Honey, let me explain why this is shocking ...

It's unclear what persuaded Kim Cattrall to return for a one-scene cameo in the upcoming season of "And Just Like That...," but to the shock, dismay and ultimate delight of "Sex and the City" fans everywhere, Samantha Jones is back! And, honey, it's going to be fabulous.

As first reported by Variety, Cattrall — who played the self-assured ...Read more

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Janelle Monáe announces the Age of Pleasure North American tour dates

Janelle Monáe is taking "The Age of Pleasure" on the road.

On the poster for the North American tour for Monáe's fourth studio album, they stand topless in a straw hat with their long braids covering their breasts and a cheeky hand sliding down their black track shorts.

This latest tour comes five years after Monáe toured for 2018's "Dirty ...Read more

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Review: 'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse' is a stone-cold classic

What happens when a superhero gets grounded?

In "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse," that superhero does the things most teenagers might do: whines that his misstep wasn't his fault, retreats to his bedroom to listen to an emo James Blake song on his headphones — and then climbs out of his window to join a friend.

The difference, of course...Read more