June 8, 2016 |
"Sweetie," Don Rickles says, welcoming us to his sumptuous Spanish villa near Beverly Hills. "Can I get anything for you, dear?" This is the comedian known as the Merchant of Venom, the Insult King from Queens, Mr. Warmth (as in precisely the opposite). But not once in a convivial afternoon will he lob an insult, the sort he hurls at friends and fans alike, the latter paying handsomely for a dose of Rickles ridicule. At one point, he takes our left hand, bows his bullet head, and, in the custom of an Old World courtier, bestows a kiss.
November 11, 2015 |
Kathy Griffin picks Clinton Hillary Clinton is sure to win the White House next year. How else could the election go, now that Kathy Griffin has issued her endorsement? "So there goes half my audience!" she tells Billboard. "I'm supporting Hillary, sue me. At this stage in my career, I'm less fearful than I was 20 years ago. " Rhimes: Say yes, yes, yes She's been accused of being a negativist, a naysayer, a denier. So Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes decided to say "yes" for an entire year to all the things she usually would be afraid of trying.
March 17, 2015 |
TATTLE ISN'T SURE if this battle should be considered internecine or intergayscene, but Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana , whose high-end fashions were brought to the mainstream by "Sex and the City," have ticked off Sir Elton John . Sir Elton has called for a boycott of the designers after they criticized gay adoption and gay parents having children via in vitro fertilization. In an interview with the Italian magazine Panorama , D&G labeled babies born via IVF as "synthetic children.
April 10, 2013 |
Roger Ebert , who died Thursday at 70 after an 11-year battle with cancer of the thyroid and salivary glands, was laid to rest Monday after a service at Holy Name Cathedral, a few blocks away from the Chicago Sun-Times, where the film critic worked for four decades. "He didn't just dominate his profession, he defined it," said Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel . Ebert's stepdaughter, Sonia Evans , spoke of his dedication to his readers: "He realized that connecting to people was the main reason we're all here and that's what his life was all about," she said.
February 15, 2013
Late Show With David Letterman (11:35 p.m., CBS3) - Helen Hunt; Jeff Caldwell; The Maccabees perform. Jimmy Kimmel Live (11:35 p.m., 6ABC) - Clips and segments from this week. The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (11:35 p.m., NBC10) - Kathy Griffin; David Feherty; FM Radio performs. The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson (12:35 a.m., CBS3) - TV host Mario Lopez. Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (12:35 a.m., NBC10) - TV personality Joan Rivers; actor Josh Charles; Gloriana. Last Call With Carson Daly (1:35 a.m., NBC10)
April 20, 2012 |
"I love the closeness," says Kelly Preston of the joy and love she feels when breast-feeding her "miracle baby," as she calls 16-month-old son Benjamin Hunter Kaleo, whom she delivered Nov. 23, 2010 at age 48. The bond forged through breast-feeding will be hard to sever, not just for the child, John Travolta's wife tells People mag. "When I stop, it's going to be really hard on me. I love nursing so much. " Kelly, who'll turn 50 in October, and John keep Ben close: He shares their bed, says Preston, who nurses him up to five times during the day and twice during the night.
March 19, 2012
A COURTSIDE KISS between Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith was caught on the "kiss cam" at Friday's Sixers game at the Wells Fargo Center. The crowd cheered when the couple arrived during halftime of the Sixers/Miami Heat match-up with their two children, Willow , 11 (sporting green hair), and Jaden , 13. Will and Jaden are in town filming M. Night Shyamalan's "After Earth. " Friday at the Friars Birthday boy Jerry Lewis turned 86 in the Big Apple on Friday night, flying from his home in Las Vegas to celebrate at some of his favorite haunts, including the Friars Club in midtown Manhattan.
January 9, 2012 |
Blue Ivy Carter is the name of the baby girl that pop star Beyoncé , 30, and her music mogul husband Jay-Z welcomed into the world Saturday night, according to E! The singer gave birth at Lenox Hill Hospital on Manhattan's upper East Side. A hospital employee told the New York Daily News that the couple rented out the hospital's entire fourth floor for $1.3 million. Box office scare The fright flick The Devil Inside scared up a monstrous $34.5 million opening weekend.