February 5, 2016 |
CONDUCTOR Riccardo Muti 's official website says the conductor has undergone hip surgery in Italy following an accident. The website said yesterday that as a result the music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra , and former director of the Philadelphia Orchestra , cannot conduct concerts planned this month in Chicago. It said the accident was not serious, but provided no details. The news agency ANSA reported that Muti underwent the surgery in the Italian city of Ravenna after a fall at home.
January 6, 2016 |
Very busy attorney Gloria Allred , a Penn alum for those of you interested in local connections, has another new client. And that can only mean some dude is in trouble. The dude is Tyga , Kylie Jenner 's ex, and Allred's client is model Molly O'Malia . Tyga is 26. Kylie is 18. Molly is 14. (Tyga, you're going in the wrong direction.) TMZ.com reports that Tyga had repeatedly tried to contact Molly, OK! ran a story about the contacts, and the story claimed Kylie busted him for trying to dip his toe in the kiddie pool.
September 17, 2015 |
Bieber: I'm single Lock up your daughters! Justin Bieber 's on the prowl. "I'm single, ladies," Selena Gomez 's ex-boyfriend told Ellen DeGeneres on Tuesday on her show. "And ready to mingle. " DeGeneres said Bieb's declaration may cause an avalanche of propositions from women. "I don't know if I'm ready for a relationship right now," said Bieb, who is marketing his new tune, "What Do You Mean?" "They don't want relationships," DeGeneres said. "They just want to mingle.
September 12, 2015 |
Gordon refutes claims Nick Gordon , longtime companion of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown , filed a response Tuesday to a lawsuit charging him with contributing to her wrongful death. Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown , was found unresponsive in a bathtub on Jan. 31, and after a long, sad interim, she died on July 26.Gordon confirms they partied the night before the catastrophe and argued the next morning. But he strongly denies he caused her death.
May 28, 2015 |
B.B. King death fracas Two of B.B. King 's daughters allege the legendary bluesman, who died May 14 in Las Vegas at 89, was intentionally poisoned. "I believe my father was poisoned and that he was administered foreign substances to induce his premature death," the daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams , allege in two separate but identically worded affidavits. "I believe my father was murdered. " Their claim runs counter to the coroner's report, which says preliminary autopsy results don't support a case of poisoning.
April 4, 2015 |
To honor Walker's memory Cody and Caleb Walker , who acted as stand-ins for their late brother , Paul Walker , in the blockbuster actioner Furious 7 , want the film to be worthy of Paul's legacy. The latest entry in the Fast & Furious franchise, which opens Friday, was still in production when Paul died in a car crash. "I haven't seen the film in full. I've seen bits and pieces," Cody tells E! News. "To be honest, I'm a little nervous to see the completed project from an emotional standpoint.
December 17, 2014 |
Civil rights: Still a live issue The civil rights movement isn't merely a piece of history to be relegated to textbooks, David Oyelowo and Oprah Winfrey said at the New York premiere of their film Selma . "In Selma, it was voting rights. Initially it was a black problem. It wasn't until Bloody Sunday . . . that it became an American problem," Oyelowo, who plays the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. , tells USA Today. "It's the same thing in Ferguson. When it was just Ferguson, it was a black problem.
December 17, 2014 |
FORMER CBS3 ANCHOR Susan Barnett has been a regular fixture on Fox News on Saturday mornings. Barnett left CBS3 in April of last year. "I am enjoying my newfound freedom, except with 3-year-old interruptions," she said as her child's voice on the other end of the phone questioned her about an Elf on the Shelf placement. I caught up with Barnett after I heard she was working nationally, doing flash sales on the network on Saturdays. "Good Morning America" and the "Today" show have similar segments.
November 8, 2014 |
Talk about a highway to hell. Phil Rudd, drummer for Aussie rockers and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers AC/DC , was charged Thursday in a court in New Zealand (he lives there) with hiring hit men to kill two people. No word on whom he was trying to murder. Rudd's has been with AC/DC since 1974, with a break from 1983 to 1994. 'Alex From Target' gets 15 crazy minutes It might be nice to be 16-year-old Alex LaBeouf (no relation, we don't think, to actor Shia LaBeouf , but just as fun to spell)
July 18, 2014 |
Sheryl Crow still single Dating's for the birds, man. Just look at Sheryl Crow , a 52-year-old single mom of two, who has survived breast cancer and a brain tumor. Whenever she's on a date, she feels as if she has to dumb herself down. "I had always gone out with guys who were highly successful, which would seem like it would put me at an equal level. But what ends up happening is that one of you becomes smaller - and it was always me. It's always the woman," the singer tells Good Housekeeping.