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Cause of death for Evan Ellingson, 'CSI: Miami' and '24' actor, has been determined

LOS ANGELES — Evan Ellingson's cause of death has been revealed.

The "My Sister's Keeper" and "CSI: Miami" actor was found dead in the bedroom of a residence in Fontana on the morning of Nov. 5, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said. An investigation by law enforcement has concluded, and Ellingson's manner of death is listed as ...Read more

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'Creed III' actor Jonathan Majors set to go on trial in NYC for allegedly battering ex-girlfriend

NEW YORK — Actor Jonathan Majors is set to face trial in Manhattan on Wednesday on charges alleging he violently roughed up his ex-girlfriend during an argument in the back of a car that spilled on to the streets of Chinatown.

The 34-year-old Majors, who rose to fame with starring roles in “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” and “...Read more

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Organizers appears to call off Norah Jones' concerts in Havana, delete booking website

Two concerts by singer-songwriter Norah Jones in Cuba that would have cost Americans who wanted to attend up to $8,000 appear to be off, after the Miami Herald reported that the Havana hotel offered by the U.S. company organizing the trip is owned by the Cuban military.

After the Herald reported last week on the concert trips that Dreamcatcher ...Read more

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Charli XCX and the 1975 drummer George Daniel are engaged. Their love is 'for life'

An engagement ring? That's one of those things that could make musicians Charli XCX and George Daniel more than official.

The "Vroom Vroom" singer announced that she and the 1975 drummer will be headed down the aisle in a series of affectionate photos shared to her Instagram on Tuesday. In the pictures, captioned "charli xcx and george daniel f...Read more

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'Rude' Jude Angelini grateful for his SiriusXM experience, except for the firing part

DETROIT — Rude Jude's last show on SiriusXM aired on Nov. 16.

The long-running host of "The All Out Show" on Eminem's Shade 45 was contacted by SiriusXM personnel after the show and was told his contract would not be renewed. He had been with the station since its launch in October 2004.

"I straight up got fired by a dude who I never met in ...Read more

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Robert De Niro says lines on Trump, Native Americans were cut from Gotham Awards speech

Robert De Niro alleged on the 2023 Gotham Awards stage Monday evening that lines critical of former President Trump and Hollywood’s mistreatment of Native Americans had been edited out of the speech he had prepared.

De Niro was presenting the Gotham Historical Icon and Creator Tribute award to Martin Scorsese’s historical crime drama “...Read more

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Mark Cuban sets 'Shark Tank' exit to focus on other longtime investments: his children

Mark Cuban, a longtime "Shark Tank" business guru, says he is ready to invest less time on-air and more of it in his personal life.

Cuban announced he will be leaving ABC's "Shark Tank" after its 16th season in 2025, more than a decade after he first joined the main cast in 2012. The Dallas Mavericks owner doubled down on his decision, first ...Read more

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Diddy steps down as Revolt chairman to ensure it 'remains steadfastly focused' on mission

Sean "Diddy" Combs has stepped down from his position as chairman of Revolt TV, the media company he co-founded in 2013, the company said Tuesday.

The move comes in the wake of bombshell allegations levied against the famed hip-hop producer by his ex-girlfriend Cassie and two other women, who accused him of sexual assault and abuse.

"While Mr....Read more

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Paris Hilton's Thanksgiving centerpiece? Her 'surprise' newborn daughter London

For Paris Hilton's family, Thanksgiving dinner offered more than just the traditional turkey and staple sides.

The hotel heiress and reality TV star revealed that her newborn daughter, London, made her grand debut last week. "It was the best Thanksgiving I've ever had in my life," she said on Monday's episode of "Live with Kelly and Mark."

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Jada Pinkett Smith says she and Will Smith are 'staying together forever' after 2016 separation

Divorce will never be an option for Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith. That’s according to the attention-grabbing actress, who recently broke the internet with her bombshell memoir and revelation that the Hollywood power couple have been separated since 2016.

“We’re staying together forever,” she said on Tuesday’s episode of “The ...Read more

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Henry Winkler says Patrick Mahomes promised him dinner. A year later, 'I think he fibbed'

LOS ANGELES — Patrick Mahomes loves to guarantee Kansas City Chiefs wins and big savings on your home and auto. Time and time again he has kept those promises.

One promise he hasn't kept? Grabbing dinner with one of his most famous fans: Henry Winkler.

The unlikely duo first met in 2022 before the start of an L.A. Chargers-Chiefs game at ...Read more

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Matthew Perry's family hopes foundation will 'honor' his legacy after sudden passing

Matthew Perry’s family is speaking out about the foundation launched in honor of the late actor, following his sudden death last month.

The “Friends” star’s family released a statement Monday, following the Nov. 3 founding of the Matthew Perry Foundation, which aims to help those battling substance abuse as the late actor did.

“It is...Read more

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Eric McCormack of 'Will & Grace' and wife Janet Leigh Holden are headed for divorce

LOS ANGELES — Eric McCormack, star of the sitcom "Will & Grace," and his wife, Janet Leigh Holden, are headed for divorce after 26 years of marriage.

Holden, 69, filed for divorce from McCormack, 60, last week in Los Angeles County Superior Court, citing the usual "irreconcilable differences," according to the petition for dissolution ...Read more

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Kanye West and Chris Brown slammed for antisemitism after 'Vultures' performance in Dubai

Kanye West gave a surprise performance over the weekend in which he rapped lyrics that doubled down on his claim that he's not antisemitic.

Then Chris Brown weighed in.

West joined Lil Durk and Ty Dolla Sign on Sunday at Lil Durk's nightclub Blu Dubai, in Dubai, and the trio performed their new song "Vultures," which was released earlier this ...Read more


Movie review: 'Godzilla Minus One' shows Japan's iconic kaiju has plenty of fuel in the reactor

Back in 1954, just nine years out from the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japanese filmmaker Ishirō Honda and special effects designer Eiji Tsuburaya dreamed up a giant dinosaur-like creature that came from the depths of the ocean, mutated by nuclear radiation, a “kaiju” named Godzilla. The monster was a metaphor for Japanese ...Read more

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What to stream: 'American Symphony' and other recent documentary standouts

Streaming this week on Netflix is one of the best documentaries of the year, “American Symphony,” directed by Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman. While Heineman is known for his war and combat documentaries “Cartel Land,” “City of Ghosts” and “Retrograde,” as well as “The First Wave,” about the COVID-...Read more

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'Spinal Tap' sequel will include guest appearances by Paul McCartney, Elton John and Garth Brooks

Paul McCartney, Elton John and Garth Brooks are set to appear in the sequel to “This is Spinal Tap,” the 1984 cult film classic that was the first film directed by Rob Reiner.

In a Monday interview on the podcast “RHLSTP with Richard Herring,” Reiner also disclosed that shooting for the “Spinal Tap” sequel will begin in February, He...Read more

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Taylor Swift donates money to family of deceased fan, hosts them at final show in Brazil

Ahead of her final tour performance of 2023, Taylor Swift met with the family of a Brazilian fan who died at her first show in the country earlier this month.

The pop star met five family members of Ana Clara Benevides Machado at the Allianz Parque in São Paulo, where she posed with them for a photograph, according to People. The photo, ...Read more

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Cynthia Nixon, activists on hunger strike to push for Israel-Hamas cease-fire

NEW YORK — “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon is taking part in a hunger strike, alongside other activists and politicians, to pressure President Joe Biden to demand a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.

The former New York gubernatorial candidate, 57, was among speakers announcing the demonstration during a press conference outside ...Read more

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13 intriguing movies that are opening in December (and beyond)

As the end of the year draws near, so do some of the year’s biggest and/or most intriguing movies. Here’s a sampling of what’s on tap for late 2023; dates indicate theatrical releases (and note that these are ever-changeable).

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“The Boy and the Heron”: The great Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki came out of retirement to make ...Read more