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The Weeknd Cancels Kimmel Performance Because of Trump [VIDEO]

Grammy-winning R&B singer The Weeknd was set to perform Wednesday evening on Jimmy Kimmel Live as a guest for rapper Belly, but nixed the appearance over the latter’s objections to Donald Trump appearing on the same show. “I feel like the way I was raised was to be able to see through all the titles…

Tragically Hip Singer Gord Downie Has Terminal Cancer [VIDEO]

Gord Downie, the lead singer and lyricist of the iconic Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, announced this morning he has terminal brain cancer, but still plans to join his bandmates of more than 30 years for a summer tour. The band posted the news of Downie’s illness on its website this morning and their…

Guy Clark, Country Music Legend, Dead at 74

Songwriter and country musician Guy Clark died Tuesday in Nashville after battling several illnesses, including cancer. He was 74 years old. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer and Texan authored 13 studio albums. Clark wrote for Johnny Cash, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Willie Nelson, and Jimmy Buffett. Robert K. Oermann wrote in 1995: “The patron…

Update: Sinead O’Connor Missing, Reportedly Found Safe

UPDATE: Singer Sinead O’Connor found safe, according to Wilmette police Wilmette police said Monday afternoon that Sinead O’Connor has been found and is safe. Sinead O’Connor has reportedly gone missing and has been classified as “suicidal” by Chicago-area police after she went on a bicycle ride Sunday afternoon and never returned. The Irish singer-songwriter was…

Ronan Farrow: Woody Allen Is Like Cosby

Ronan Farrow penned an intense essay for The Hollywood Reporter about his father, Woody Allen, in which he condemns the widespread media acquiescence to the famed director’s massive PR machine. “Every day, colleagues at news organizations forwarded me the emails blasted out by Allen’s powerful publicist, who had years earlier orchestrated a robust publicity campaign…

Prince Estate Judge Orders DNA Test [VIDEO]

Bremer Trust of St. Cloud, the special administrator appointed to handle Prince’s assets, was given permission to have DNA tests done on late rocker Prince’s blood via an order issued Friday by the Carver County judge overseeing Prince’s estate. Judge Kevin Eide also issued a separate order in which those with a claim against Prince’s…

Prince Overdosed 6 Days Ago [VIDEO]

Doctors gave Prince a “save shot”—generally used in opiate overdoses—six days before his death, TMZ reported, citing multiple sources. The music legend’s jet was forced to land last week in Illinois, just 48 minutes from his Minnesota home, and he was rushed to the hospital. His representatives at the time told TMZ he was suffering…

Prince Dead at 57

TMZ reports that rock and R&B legend Prince is dead at 57. A death was being investigated at Prince’s “Paisley Park” home and recording studio in Chanhassen, Minn., multiple outlets reported Thursday afternoon. According to Carver County Chief Deputy Jason Kamerud, police responded to a medical call at 9:43 a.m. local time and discovered a…

Johnny Depp’s Wife Amber Heard Pleads Guilty in Dog Trial [VIDEO]

The wife of Johnny Depp, actress Amber Heard, pleaded guilty Monday to falsifying quarantine documents after allegations she smuggled her two Yorkshire Terriers, Pistol and Boo, into Australia while visiting last year. Prosecutors dropped two charges of illegally importing an animal. Heard’s lawyer said his client made a “terrible mistake” and thought the dogs’ travel…

Bryan Adams Cancels Mississippi Show

Canadian singer Bryan Adams pulled his concert in Mississippi scheduled for later this week over the state’s new law that enables religious groups to deny services to gay couples based on marriage beliefs. The rocker released a statement on Sunday saying he can’t “in good conscience” perform in a state where “certain people are being…

Janet Jackson Cancel World Tour [VIDEO]

Janet Jackson announced early Wednesday that she is delaying her “Unbreakable” tour because she’s “planning” a family and has been ordered “to rest.” Jackson, who turns 50 in May, notably did not say she was pregnant. Her announcement was made in a video on Twitter.

Frank Sinatra Jr. Dies at 72 [VIDEO]

Frank Sinatra, Jr., the son of the legendary singer who followed his father into the music business, died while on tour. He was 72. The singer died unexpectedly Wednesday of cardiac arrest in Daytona Beach, Florida, the Sinatra family said in a statement. No other details were provided. Sinatra Jr. was famously kidnapped at 19…

Beatles Producer George Martin Dies [VIDEO]

Iconic Beatles producer Sir George Martin has died, a Universal Music Group spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 90. Ringo Starr first shared the news on Twitter. Martin, who was dubbed “the Fifth Beatle,” gave the band their first recording contract and worked with them on almost of their music. He also worked…

Bobbi Kristina Died Almost Exactly Like Whitney [VIDEO]

According to a Fulton County Medical Examiner’s report, Bobbi Kristina Brown’s death was caused by tragically similar circumstances to what killed her mother, singer Whitney Houston, several years prior. Immersed in water with heavy intoxiication is how Houston was found in a hotel bathtub in 2012, and is also how her daughter was discovered in…

‘Cool Hand Luke’ Star George Kennedy Dies At 91 [VIDEO]

George Kennedy, who won a supporting actor Oscar for his role alongside Paul Newman in the beloved film Cool Hand Luke, and was also a fixture of 1970s disaster movies including the Airport franchise and Earthquake, died Sunday in Boise, Idaho. He was 91. His grandson Cory Schenkel reported the death on his Facebook page.

Check The Full List Of 2016 Oscars Winners

Leonardo DiCaprio wins 1st Oscar; ‘Spotlight’ takes home top award “Spotlight” won Best Picture at the 2016 Academy Awards on Sunday night, with Leonardo DiCaprio and Brie Larson taking home Oscars for leading actor and actress in “The Revenant” and “Room.” It was DiCaprio’s first Oscar. Here’s the full list of Winners: BEST PICTURE The…

Watch Oscars 2016 Red Capert & Awards Live Stream Sunday Night

Watch The 88th Academy Awards Live Stream LIVE NOW The 2016 Oscars will be simulcast live on Feb. 28, 2016 from the the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. The ceremony starts 8:30 p.m. on ABC. Pre-show arrivals and red carpet coverage starts 7 p.m. on ABC. Comedian Chris Rock will host the show. The popular…

Taylor Swift Donates $250,000 to Kesha [VIDEO]

Taylor Swift showed her support for Kesha on Sunday by donating $250,000 to the pop singer after she faced a legal setback in her dispute with producer Dr. Luke. Kesha’s mother also confirmed the news in a tweet. Last week, a New York judge refused to release Kesha from her contract with Dr. Luke, whom…

Kanye West Ranting Backstage At SNL [AUDIO]

The New York Post obtained audio of Kanye West yelling at NBC staffers behind the scenes of Saturday Night Live over the weekend. In the clip, West audibly refers to Taylor Swift as a “fake ass” and shouted expletives at some of the comedy sketch show’s staffers. West was allegedly upset over the show’s handling…

Kanye West Is In Debt Asked Mark Zuckerberg For 1 Billion [VIDEO]

Kanye West said that he is $53 million in debt just before he appeared on Saturday Night Live to promote the release of his new album The Life of Pablo. The rapper tweeted about his personal finances and on Sunday asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to invest $1 billion in his ideas because “he is…

BMX Star Dave Mirra Dead at 41 [VIDEO]

Professional BMX biker Dave Mirra was found dead Thursday of an apparent suicide, at the age of 41. Greenville, North Carolina, police found the legendary X Games athlete in a parked truck, with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Mirra’s long career in extreme sports included several videogames bearing his name and, at…

Judge Won’t Stop Cosby Trial Due to Old ‘Deal’ [VIDEO]

A PA judge has decided that a sexual assault case against Bill Cosby can proceed despite Cosby’s claim that he had an immunity deal. Cosby’s attorneys sought to have the case thrown out because of an alleged 2005 verbal agreement between the comedian and then-district attorney Bruce Castor not to criminally prosecute him for the…

Miley Cyrus Cast in Woody Allen Amazon Series

Miley Cyrus is set to star alongside Woody Allen in his forthcoming Amazon TV series, Deadline reported Monday. The six half-hour-episode series will take place in the 1960s and is set to feature screenwriting legend Elaine May. The show is slated to begin shooting in May.

Eagles Guitarist Glenn Frey Dies at 67 [VIDEO]

Glenn Frey, founding member and guitarist for the rock band the Eagles, as well as a solo star in his own right, died Monday at 67. The cause was “a combination of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia.” Frey co-wrote the Eagles hits “Hotel California” and “Desperado” with Don Henley, as well…

Alan Rickman Dead at 69 [VIDEO]

Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most recognizable British actors of his generation, died Thursday after a battle with cancer, his family announced. Rickman, who was 69 years old, first attracted widespread attention in 1985 playing the Vicomte de Valmont in Christopher Hampton’s stageplay of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Rickman went on to play many…

Beyoncé Will Sing at Super Bowl Halftime [VIDEO]

Beyoncé will return to the stage at the Super Bowl halftime show. The 34-year-old singer will join Coldplay for the halftime performance on Feb. 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Beyoncé collaborated with Coldplay on the band’s new album, A Head Full of Dreams. Beyoncé headlined the 2013 Super Bowl halftime show in…

Bill Cosby Charged With Sexual Assault [VIDEO]

SCOLL DOWN TO SEE COSBY on LARRY KING Bill Cosby was charged with sexual assault in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania on Wednesday. District Attorney Kevin Steele said his office found evidence that Cosby drugged and digitally penetrated Andrea Constand, a former Temple University employee, at his home in 2004. “In the course of their association, the…

Madonna In Custody Battle With Guy Ritchie Over Son Rocco [VIDEO]

Madonna is reportedly involved in an inter-national court battle over her 15-year-old son, Rocco, who told a judge that he would rather live with his father, director Guy Ritchie, than continue to travel on his superstar mom’s world tour. The teen instead has asked a British court to live in London with his father, Page…