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Naomi Ishisaka: An unsung hero finally gets his due in 'Rustin'

SEATTLE — When people think of the 1963 March on Washington, it’s the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech that first comes to mind.

The speech, often the only one of MLK’s that people can quote, has become mainstream. His words are even now routinely used by conservatives to argue for what they call “...Read more

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Review: 'Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé' delivers a concert experience and the sweat behind it

"Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé" shows us the pop superstar onstage in a succession of incredible costumes, pulling off intricate vocal runs, busting out complicated dance moves, beaming out at stadium audiences like she's powering the place with her smile.

It also shows her leafing through a binder of laminated documents as she bemoans the ...Read more

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Glenn Whipp: Oscars 2024: Actors strike over. Bring on the bedlam -- and the cherries jubilee

LOS ANGELES — An hour into the posh cocktail party that Warner Bros. hosted for Greta Gerwig a couple of weeks ago, the sun was setting, the wagyu beef sliders were cooling and the view of L.A. was turning golden. Gerwig was off in a corner of Harriet's Rooftop, a bar atop West Hollywood's 1 Hotel, laughing with Billie Eilish and Dua Lipa, ...Read more

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Brenda Lee has new video of her classic 'Rockin Around the Christmas Tree'

ATLANTA — For decades, Atlanta native Brenda Lee thought her 1960 No. 1 ballad “I’m Sorry” would be her signature song well into her twilight years.

But that’s not how it played out thanks to the magic of Christmas. Instead, a song she recorded when she was around 12 called “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” has become an ...Read more

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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