Tag: Celebrity News

Actress, Author Carrie Fisher Dead At 60

Iconic Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has reportedly died at the age of 60, days after suffering a heart attack. Fisher was flying from London to Los Angeles on Friday when the initial heart attack occurred, and several passengers tweeted that doctors and nurses on board—and then eventually paramedics in an ambulance—performed CPR on her…

George Michael Dead At 53 [VIDEO]

Singer and musician George Michael died at his home in Goring, England, on Sunday, the BBC reports, and his publicist confirmed the death. He was 53, and wasn’t ill. No cause was given, but the Thames Valley Police said the singer’s death “is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.” Michael found fame with the…

Zsa Zsa Gabor Dies At 99

Hungarian actress Zsa Zsa Gabor died of a heart attack Sunday at her Los Angeles home. “We tried everything, but her heart just stopped and that was it,” her husband, Frederic von Anhalt, told the Associated Press. “Even the ambulance tried very hard to get her back, but there was no way,” he said. The…

Growing Pains Star Alan Thicke Dies At 69 [VIDEO]

Actor Alan Thicke, famous for playing doting father and psychiatrist Jason Seaver on the hit 1980s show Growing Pains, died Tuesday. He was 69. Thicke was playing hockey with his son when he suffered a heart attack, and he died later at a hospital in Burbank, California. Recently, Thicke starred in his own reality show,…

Kanye West Meets With Trump in New York

On Tuesday morning, rapper Kanye West was spotted walking into an elevator at Trump Tower in New York City, with an entourage and videographer with him to meet with the Republican president-elect. “[Kanye’s] meeting with the president-elect,” Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks wrote in an email. The two scheduled the meeting because Trump “is going to…

Florence Henderson Dead At 82 [VIDEO]

Florence Henderson, the cheery actress who brought smiles to our faces as matriarch Carol Brady on the ABC sitcom The Brady Bunch, has passed away at 82. According to her manager, she died surrounded by her close family and friends. The small town girl from Dale, Indiana, first shot to fame on Broadway, appearing in…

Elton John Not Performing at Trump Inauguration

An aide of Donald Trump claimed this week that singer-songwriter Elton John would be rocking Trump’s Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C., in January. That would be news to Elton John. “Elton will not be performing a Trump inauguration,” John’s publicist Fran Curtis emailed The Daily Beast on Wednesday morning. Anthony Scaramucci, a vice chair of…

Kanye Hospitalized, Handcuff After Psychotic Breakdown

Kanye West has been hospitalized after abruptly canceling the remaining 21 dates of his Saint Pablo tour, amid fears he has suffered a breakdown in his mental health. West was reportedly handcuffed to a gurney while being transported to a Los Angeles-area hospital for his own health and safety Monday, after a week of unusual…

Kanye: I Would’ve Voted For Trump [VIDEO]

Kanye West told fans in San Jose, on the second leg of his “Saint Pablo” tour, that he would’ve voted for Donald Trump if he’d cast a ballot. “I said something that was kind of politically correct. I told y’all I didn’t vote, right? What I didn’t tell you… If I were to have voted,…

Canadian Singer Leonard Cohen Dies Aged 82

The iconic singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen, whose work has spanned five decades, passed away on Thursday at the age of 82. Sony Music Canada, his label, confirmed the passing on singer’s Facebook page. “It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away,” the statement read.…

Hulk Hogan Settles With Gawker, Will Remove Several Articles

Nick Denton, former head of Gawker Media, announced Wednesday that a settlement has been reached in the Hulk Hogan lawsuit, with the website agreeing to take down several posts, including the one regarding Hogan’s leaked sex tape. “After four years of litigation funded by a billionaire with a grudge going back even further, a settlement…

Lil Wayne Doesn’t Feel ‘Connected’ To Black Lives Matter [VIDEO]

Hip-hop star Lil Wayne gave an interview to ABC’s Nightline in which he said he doesn’t “feel connected” to the Black Lives Matter movement. “What is it? What does it mean?” he said. “I don’t feel connected to a damn thing that ain’t got nothin’ to do with me.” He added, “I’m a young black…

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Bob Dylan has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Nobel committee said Dylan earned the honor “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” The accolade was announced Thursday afternoon in Stockholm. Sara Danils, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, called the 75-year-old singer-songwriter “a great sampler… and…

De Niro on Trump: ‘He’s So Blatantly Stupid’ [VIDEO]

Robert de Niro said he’d like to punch Donald Trump in the face in a new video released Friday night. The video, filmed as part of a “Get Out The Vote” campaign, was obtained by Fox News and broadcast on The Kelly File. “He’s so blatantly stupid,” de Niro can be seen saying of the…

Ben Stiller Reveals Prostate Cancer Diagnosis [VIDEO]

Ben Stiller announced on Tuesday that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago. The actor unveiled the news on Howard Stern’s radio show, explaining that the illness was caught by taking an antigen test that gave him enough notice to treat the cancer before it had spread. “I wanted to talk about it…

Kim Kardashian West Held At Gunpoint In Paris, Robbers Took $10 Million

While in Paris for Fashion Week, Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint Sunday night in her hotel room by “two armed masked men dressed as police officers,” her representative said. “She is badly shaken but physically unharmed.” French police say the reality star had more than $10 million worth of jewelry stolen. Her…

Brad Pitt Investigated for Child Abuse

LAPD is investigating actor Brad Pitt for an alleged incident aboard a private jet in which he became verbally and physically abusive with his children. Pitt is reported to have been drinking on the flight last Wednesday and eventually became agitated, at some point screaming at some of his six children with actress Angelina Jolie.…

Angelina Jolie Has Filed For Divorce From Brad Pitt [VIDEO]

Actress Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from actor Brad Pitt, citing irreconcilable differences, TMZ reports. Jolie has apparently requested physical custody of their six children, with visitation rights for Pitt, and is not seeking spousal support. The date of separation is listed as Sept. 15, 2016, TMZ notes. While there have been rumors of…

2 Men Attacked Ryan Lochte On DWTS [VIDEO]

Ryan Lochte was reportedly attacked by unknown people on Monday’s live premiere of “Dancing With the Stars.” A man stormed the stage and threw something at Lochte before the show’s security rushed in and intervened, according to multiple reports. The “incident” occurred while Lochte was receiving his score from judge Carrie Ann Inaba, who is…

Trial Against Bill Cosby Set For June 5

A Pennsylvania judge has set a trial date in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, as Cosby’s lawyer claims the disgraced celebrity is a victim of “racial bias.” Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill on Tuesday set the tentative trial date for June 5, 2017, noting that the trial might even be earlier, as Cosby…

Police Raiding Chris Brown’s Home

Los Angeles police are reportedly searching Chris Brown’s home after he allegedly threatened a woman with a gun. According to TMZ, the unnamed female called 911 early Tuesday morning in Los Angeles to report that the R&B singer pulled a firearm during a tense argument with her at a home. Later in the morning, according…

Comic Icon ‘Willy Wonka’ Gene Wilder Is Dead At 83 [VIDEO]

Actor and comedian Gene Wilder died Monday of complications from Alzheimer’s, his family announced. He was 83. Wilder was best known for playing Willy Wonka in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, as well as his roles in the Mel Brooks comedies The Producers, Blazing Saddles, and Young Frankenstein. Brooks called Wilder…

Leslie Jones Hacked, Nudes Leaked

Saturday Night Live comedienne and Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones became the victim of another round of internet abuse Wednesday when her website was hacked and nude photographs were leaked. After breaching Jones’s website, the hacker published nude photos along with images of her driver’s license and passport, effectively leaking her personal information to the web.…

Fentanyl Pills Found At Prince’s Estate [VIDEO]

Several pills recovered at Prince’s estate after his death were reportedly counterfeit drugs that contained fentanyl, a synthetic opioid more powerful than heroin. Many pills were falsely labeled “Watson 385,” which is supposed to identify pills containing acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Autopsy results indicated the musician died from an accidental fentanyl overdose. Authorities are still investigating…

Marni Nixon, the Voice Behind My Fair Lady, Dies at 86

Marni Nixon, the American cinema’s most unsung singer, died on Sunday in New York. She was 86. The cause was breast cancer, said Randy Banner, a student and friend. Classically trained, Ms. Nixon was throughout the 1950s and ’60s the unseen — and usually uncredited — singing voice of the stars in a spate of…

Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin Dies In Car Crash [VIDEO]

Anton Yelchin, a young actor known for his role as Chekov in the new Star Trek franchise was killed in a fatal car crash on Sunday morning, according to his publicist. He was only 27 years old. Yelchin was an only child, born in Russia to figure-skating parents.

Bobby Brown Interview Talks Whitney And Bobbi Kristina [VIDEO]

Bobby Brown was interviewed on ABC’s 20/20 by Robin Roberts where he claimed he once had sex with a ghost after buying a ‘spooky’ mansion – but insisted he was not under the influence of drugs at the time. In the interview he explained: ‘I bought this mansion in Georgia. This was a really, really…

Kanye Pop-Up Show Chaos Hits Trump Hotel [VIDEO]

After Kanye West’s New York City surprise show was canceled because of huge crowds early Monday, a false rumor sent many of his fans to Trump SoHo. More than 4,000 of West’s fans had brought mayhem to the area around Webster Hall in New York, after it was announced that he would perform a pop-up…

Shaquille O’Neal Lyft Driving Undercover In Atlanta [VIDEO]

Shaquille O’Neal donned different costumes and went undercover as a Lyft driver in Atlanta. O’Neal chatted with his passengers about basketball, his favorite movie Kaazam, and encouraged them to sing before his big reveal that he was really a famous 7′ 1″ basketball giant. Many of his passengers admitted that they had their suspicions early…