August 10, 2013 |
News comes in all shapes and sizes. There's vacuous fluff (see below), breaking crime stories, urgent disaster reports. Then there's Beyoncé news. That, above all, is vital news. Important news. And news you can use to better yourself. Numerous media sources are reporting that Jay Z 's wife and Blue Ivy 's mom has sheared her hair, those hip-hop-flavored Rapunzel tresses (and skillfully deployed extensions) we've grown to love. B posted an Instagram pic late Wednesday night that showed her with a short - very, very short - blond pixie cut. Usher: Usher V is recovering "I am blessed and fortunate to say that my son Usher V is doing well and is recovering," says megastar singer Usher , whose son nearly drowned in a pool on Monday.
May 31, 2013 |
Celebs! Their hearts open up and such emotional truths fly forth, just when they've got new product to sell! LeAnn Rimes has been busy this week carving up bits of her soul to help sell her LP Spitfire . "I was . . . feeling terrible about myself and was disgusted by myself and thought I was pathetic," Rimes, 30, tells Us Weekly of her '09 adulterous affair with Eddie Cibrian . Rimes, who says her "whole life has been out there for everyone...
January 31, 2013 |
The late, great J.D. Salinger , the famously reclusive author of one of America's most famous novels, The Catcher in the Rye , will be revealed in all his private glory in a new biography and film. So promises Simon & Schuster, which said Tuesday that it had bought the rights to The Private War of J.D. Salinger , an oral biography compiled by author David Shields and filmmaker Shane Salerno . Salerno also has directed a companion documentary, which will air next January on PBS. Book and film feature interviews "with over 150 sources who either worked directly with author J.D. Salinger, had a personal relationship with him, or were influenced by his work," Simon & Schuster says.
January 22, 2013
Conan (11 p.m., TBS) Julia Stiles; DJ Qualls; the Lone Below. The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (11:35 p.m., NBC10) Dana Carvey; Emmy Rossum; Ben Harper; Charlie Musselwhite. Late Show With David Letterman (11:35 p.m., CBS3) Anne Hathaway; Jake Johnson; Johnny Manziel; President's Own U.S. Marine Chamber Orchestra performs. Jimmy Kimmel Live (11:35 p.m., 6ABC) Actress Julie Bowen; LeAnn Rimes performs. Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (12:35 a.m., NBC10) Bill Cosby; Tempestt Bledsoe; Grace Potter.
December 10, 2012 |
James Bond bested Santa Claus over the weekend by a sleigh length, according to studio estimates. Skyfall , the latest Bond frolic, took in $11 million for Sony. The animated adventure Rise of the Guardians , with a buffed-up Santa and other mythical figures as superheroes, put $10.5 million in Paramount's bank account. That was enough to send The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 back to the crypt in third place, with a gate of $9.2 million for Summit Entertainment. Disney's Lincoln was close behind with $9.1 mil. Life of Pi closed out the top five for the slow weekend with $8.3 million for 20th Century Fox. Lax with the facts?
May 22, 2012 |
Country starLeAnn Rimes joined her road crew for target practice at the Philadelphia Archery & Gun Club (9th & Ellsworth) Thursday afternoon. Rimes, who played the Keswick Theatre Friday, fired a semi-automatic pistol and a semi-automatic rifle down the range, and spent time chatting up and taking pictures with gun-shop employees. The singer, accompanied by her actor-husband Eddie Cibrian, tweeted photos of herself shooting and said she had a wonderful time. Backstage at her Keswick show Friday, Rimes, in accordance with the Wish Upon A Hero organization, presented a wheelchair to Southampton's Renee Succa who has Rett Syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disease.
May 18, 2012
In Concert 2126 The Highway, Wilmington; 302-475-3126. www.ardenclub.com . Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real. $15. 5/19. 8 pm. 1853 Wrightstown Rd., Washington Crossing; 215-493-6500. www.crossingvineyards.com . Fridays Unplugged. $10. 5/18. 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-236-2543. www.hob.com/venues/clubvenues/atlanticcity/ . Chickenfoot. $49.50-$62.50. 5/18. 9 pm. 291 Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650. www.keswicktheatre.com . LeAnn Rimes.
May 15, 2012 |
Travolta accuser No. 2: Arbitration The second Anonymous Masseur who lodged a sexual battery complaint against John Travolta is willing to withdraw his lawsuit and enter arbitration, says his lawyer. "We can set up our own private trial. I'm willing to do that," Okorie Okorocha tells the New York Daily News, "and I've proposed that to [Travolta's lawyer] Marty Singer. " Adds Okorocha, "He hasn't agreed, but he hasn't said no. " Travolta has dismissed the masseurian claims against him as bogus.
June 30, 2011 |
It's one of TV's unlikelier success stories. Brooke Elliott was a stage trouper, performing in the national tours of musicals such as Wicked and Beauty and the Beast . Then her agent told her about a prospective Lifetime series, Drop Dead Diva , that might suit her. "I had a Broadway show audition that day, too," Elliott says. "I thought, 'Oh well, maybe I'll get the play. I don't have a shot at the TV show.' " To her astonishment, she got the part - a role that requires some explanation.