Music producer whose long sentence drew outcry is free early

June 5, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Weldon Angelos, center, holds his sons after being released from prison. (The Associated Press.) A Utah music producer who was ordered to 55 years behind bars for bringing guns to marijuana deals has been set free, after 12 years in prison and national outcry over the mandatory minimum sentencing laws that forced a federal judge …

Celebrities, athletes pay tribute to Muhammad Ali

June 5, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Muhammad Ali is remembered by celebrities and athletes on Twitter. (The Associated Press) As news of the death of boxing legend Muhammad Ali spread Friday night, celebrities, filmmakers and athletes were among the many people paying tribute to the champion on social media. “We will never forget your courage, standing up to those in power,” wrote …

Sharon Osbourne is 'still disgusted' by Ozzy

June 5, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Sharon Osbourne is said to still be disgusted by husband Ozzy’s behavior. (Reuters) Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne are taking baby steps along the long road to reconciliation, reports the New York Post. “They’re not about to book a trip to the Maldives together,” said a source close to the family, “but they talk every day. She’s still disgusted …

Kelly Ripa rules 'Live' with an iron fist

June 5, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Kelly Ripa and former co-host Michael Strahan. (Reuters) Kelly Ripa — who was blindsided by an ABC move to send her former “Live” co-host Michael Strahan to “Good Morning America” — is making darn well sure she’s not left in the dark again on any further big decisions. “They are now calling her ‘Queen Kelly’ ” backstage, said a source to the New …

'You can go now. We will be OK,' family whispered in his ear

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

(CNN)Muhammad Ali, the iconic three-time world heavyweight boxing champion who died Friday, had recently shunned the public spotlight he once seemed to revere. His last known appearance was at a Parkinson’s fundraiser April 9 in Phoenix, according to the Arizona Republic. At the annual fundraising event for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological …

Johnny Depp Speaks in Surprise Video and Visits "Dracula's Castle" Amid Amber Heard Divorce Drama

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Phoenix Entertainment / YouTube Johnny Depp has been overseas touring and has not shown any public signs of distress amid his and Amber Heard‘s divorce drama. In a surprise video posted Friday, he promotes his supergroup the Hollywood Vampires‘ upcoming concert in Bucharest, Romania and even manages to crack a small smile. The clip, posted by a local promoter, marks the actor’s …

Adele Performs Spice Girls' "Spice Up Your Life" in Concert and Is Praised by the Singers

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage; Joel Ryan/Invision/AP As if you needed another reason to love Adele. The 28-year-old singer gave an impromptu performance of part of the Spice Girls‘ 1997 anthem “Spice Up Your Life” during a recent concert. Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm, aka Mel C and “Sporty Spice,” retweeted a fan-made video of the moment Saturday and reacted perfectly—with a string …

Selena Gomez Sizzles in 2 Red Hot Dresses and Enjoys a National Doughnut Day Treat

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Wagner Az / AKM-GSI Talk about stopping traffic, Selena Gomez! The 23-year-old pop star turned heads Friday in not one but two super-hot red dresses while out for a photo shoot in New York City. The first was a long, sleeveless, satin slip gown that showed off her cleavage. She also wore a draped, long sleeve sequin …

Iraqi troops close in on ISIS-held cities

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Story highlights Iraqi security forces storm a neighborhood of Falluja They have already recaptured the key small town of Saqlawiya Syrian forces enter Raqqa for the first time since 2014 (CNN)Iraqi security forces rapidly closed in on key ISIS-held territories in Iraq and Syria on Saturday with advances to regain control of militant controlled towns, …

U.S. Embassy in S. Africa warns of attacks

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

(CNN)The U.S. Embassy in South Africa issued a statement Saturday warning U.S. citizens about the threat of “near-term attacks against places where U.S. citizens congregate in South Africa, such as upscale shopping areas and malls in Johannesburg and Cape Town.” The embassy said the warning was issued after ISIS called on its militants to “carry …

Muguruza upsets Williams to win first Grand Slam title

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Story highlights Muguruza prevails 7-5 6-4 Wins first grand slam title Williams deprived of record-tying 22nd major Men’s final Sunday Paris (CNN)A Spaniard was crowned champion at the French Open — but it wasn’t Rafael Nadal. Garbine Muguruza upset Serena Williams 7-5 6-4 on Saturday to win the first grand slam of her career, while …

Pope: Bishops to be fired over sex abuse

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Story highlights Bishops must protect “the weakest,” the pope says Vatican offices could remove bishops who fail to report abuse (CNN)Pope Francis announced Saturday that bishops who fail to report cases of sex abuse of children and vulnerable adults could be removed from office. The Catholic Church has been criticized for not holding bishops accountable …

'The View' fires comedian Michelle Collins as co-host

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Michelle Collins has reportedly been axed from “The View.” (ABC) Michelle Collins will no longer be enjoying “The View.”  Less than one year after becoming a permanent panelist on the long-running ABC talk show, Collins has been cut from her co-hosting duties, a source confirms to ET. Variety first reported the news. “Michelle is smart, …

Here's how Florence Henderson envisons a 'Brady Bunch' reboot

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Florence Henderson from “The Brady Bunch.” The Brady Bunch‘s Florence Henderson might be the latest star to catch the reboot fever that’s been going around Hollywood lately. Henderson played homemaker Carol Brady for five seasons on the classic sitcom, and not only does the iconic TV mom think there should be a “Brady Bunch” reboot, she …

Amber Heard sues Johnny Depp's friend for writing article accusing her of blackmail

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Amber Heard filed a defamation lawsuit against comedian Doug Stanhope on Friday in Arizona, ET has learned. The “Magic Mike XXL” actress alleges that Stanhope accused her of blackmailing her estranged husband, Johnny Depp, in a “completely false and defamatory” guest column, titled “Johnny Depp Is Being Blackmailed by Amber Heard — Here’s How I Know,” …

Luke Bryan suffers embarrassing wardrobe malfunction on 'Today'

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Luke Bryan suffered a wardrobe malfunction while performing on the ‘Today’ show. (Reuters) Luke Bryan had a wardrobe malfunction while performing live on the “Today” show. While the country music superstar was singing his hit “I Don’t Want This Night to End,” he removed his jacket in the rain trying to create a “hero moment.” …

Matt Damon takes a swipe at Trump during commencement speech

June 4, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

Matt Damon during his address at MIT’s graduation ceremony. (The Associated Press) Matt Damon spoke to Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduates Friday and passed on a little advice he got from former President Bill Clinton. The actor, who grew up near the MIT campus and played a mathematically gifted MIT janitor in “Good Will Hunting,” listed what …

Is This The Bachelorette's Most Adorable Date Ever?

June 3, 2016,  has blogged 9701 posts

“I can’t stop smiling.” With Chad Johnson dominating headlines about The Bachelorette, thanks to his non-stop meat-eating and mean digs, it’s hard to remember there are other guys competing for JoJo Fletcher‘s hear on ABC’s reality hit. But there definitely are, and there are some major contenders among the remaining suitors, like singer-songwriter James Taylor …