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.
July 9, 2014 |
WHETHER OR NOT you love Ellen DeGeneres as a talk-show host, Tattle is confident you'd love her handling your real estate. According to E! News, just six months after moving into her $40 million, 13,511-square-foot mansion in the Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles, Ellen has flipped the slightly-bigger-than-a-trinity home to social media billionaire Sean Parker for a reported $15 million profit. TMZ.com said the recently married Napster creator - kind of makes you wonder why he didn't try to enjoy the home without paying for it - was so impressed with what Ellen (and wife Portia de Rossi )
July 7, 2014 |
IT FEELS LIKE this week started a year ago, what with the July Fourth holiday and all, but no, it began Monday with a lot of nonsense (we're looking at you, Mr. LaBeouf) and some good news for the Queen of Celebrities (we're looking another way, Miley Cyrus). Enjoy your Independence Day weekend with a side trip to Celebrityville. Friday Esquire "sexiest woman alive" Scarlett Johansson won a lawsuit against a French novelist, Gregoire Delacourt, whom the star claimed "fraudulently exploited her name, her image and her celebrity" in his book, the Guardian reported.
July 2, 2014 |
F ORBES has issued one of Tattle's favorite lists of the year, its Celebrity 100, and it should be no susprise that the biggest star in the world is Beyonce . Not only did Queen Bey grace enough magazine covers to score her all kinds of Forbes fame points, she also took in $115 million between June 2013 and June 2014. With income like that, Jay Z could be a stay-at-home dad, but he finished in sixth place and added an additional $60 million to Blue Ivy 's college fund.
May 4, 2014 |
Rejoice! A 'Scandal'-ous baby! Scandal beauty ('n' brains) Kerry Washington , 37, gave birth April 21 to a girl, Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha , under the most secret conditions imaginable, says TMZ. Why hide it from the media? Who knows? Isabelle's middle name is rich in signification. "Amarachi originates from the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria and means 'God's grace' or 'grace of God,' " says Babycenter.com. This is the first baby for Nnamdi Asomugha , 32, the former Eagles cornerback, who'll celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary next month.