Wednesday October 23, 2019

Archive for the ‘Celebrities’ Category

‘Pioneer Woman’ star Ree Drummond’s daughter arrested for underage drinking: report

Food Network star Ree Drummond’s daughter, Paige, was reportedly arrested and charged with possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21, as well as public intoxication.  More…

How the world’s best athletes use ‘super powers’ to win

Over the years, athletes, coaches — and, yes, governments — have spent hundreds of hours researching supernatural means to get a win, whether through mind-control, fringe psychology or bizarre rituals. Much of this history is revealed in “The Men on Magic Carpets: Searching for the Superhuman Sports Star”. The investigation sent Hawkins on a three-year journey through the mystical underbelly of sports to those who try to unlock the power of the human mind.  More…

Cuba Gooding Jr. lawyer: surveillance video shows ‘no criminality’

A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. says surveillance video shows the “Jerry Maguire” star is innocent of groping allegations at a Manhattan rooftop bar — and now he’s reconsidering turning himself in to authorities in New York.  More…

L.A. Developers Have a Big Problem: Too Many New Megamansions

Real-estate experts estimate that there are about 50 ultra high-end spec houses under construction in the area, from Beverly Hills to Bel-Air and Brentwood. The unprecedented wave of development has its roots in the heady days of 2014 and 2015, when foreign buyers poured into Los Angeles and luxury markets across the country logged record sales.  More…

Chef Mario Batali shows off dramatic weight loss during court appearance

Chef Mario Batali has largely stayed away from the cameras following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and his firing from “The Chew” in late 2017, but on Friday he appeared in a Boston court and showed off his dramatic weight loss.  More…

Wrangler’s collab with rapper Lil Nas X gets boycotted by fans

For those who didn’t know, country fans take their jeans seriously — very seriously. Wrangler came under fire this week after launching a denim collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X, which is inspired by his hit song, “Old Town Road.” Fans have started boycotting, claiming “true cowboys” would never wear the new duds — or listen to Lil Nas X.  More…

“I Flew Too Close to the Sun. No Question. Icarus”: Inside the Epic Fall of Michael Avenatti

Stormy Daniels’s former attorney is a hyper-aggressive narcissist with shadows in his past—which made him a perfect adversary for Donald Trump. For a few months, the #Resistance hero even thought he could be president. Then the past caught up with him.  More…

Ellen DeGeneres details sexual assault at 15

Ellen DeGeneres revealed that she was sexually assaulted by her stepfather when she was just 15 years old. Ellen, now 61, told David Letterman on an episode of his Netflix series, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman,” that her mother Betty DeGeneres married “a very bad man” before she was diagnosed with breast cancer.  More…

Terry Bradshaw apologizes to Ken Jeong after ‘insensitive remark’

Terry Bradshaw apologized Monday following an “insensitive” comment made about comedian Ken Jeong during the Fox upfronts hours earlier. During the presentation in New York, the “Fox NFL Sunday” star, who appeared on “The Masked Singer” as a contestant along with panelist Jeong, 49, said he was cut from the competition by “Alan Thicke and the little short guy from Japan.”  More…

AOC superhero alter ego shut down by DC comics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be a heroine to legions of fans, but Wonder Woman, she ain’t — so says DC Comics. The publisher issued a cease-and-desist to a small comics company barring it from selling covers of the freshman Democrat in attire resembling that of Wonder Woman, according to comics sites.  More…

Video: Tiger Woods burns guy who won big on Masters bet

Tiger Woods’ win at the 2019 Masters was inspiring. His follow-up at the PGA Championship, less so. And give him credit: he knew better. The same can’t be said for James Adducci, the bettor who won a modicum of infamy — and $1.275 million — placing $85,000 on Woods to win at Augusta.  More…

Lawyer who intervened in Jussie Smollett case refuses subpoena

A former top aide to Michelle Obama refused to be served a subpoena Wednesday related to her contact with Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx in the Jussie Smollett case. The subpoena was issued by former Illinois Appellate Judge Sheila O’Brien as part of her request for a special prosecutor to investigate the Cook County state’s attorney’s handling of Smollett’s criminal case.  More…

‘Empire’ to end after Season 6 with ‘no plans’ to bring Jussie Smollett back

Fox announced that its hit drama “Empire” will end after Season 6 and that there are still no plans to bring back Jussie Smollett’s character. The series recently aired the Season 5 finale after writing the embattled star out of the final episodes. Smollett was accused of faking a hate crime attack against himself in Chicago. He maintained his innocence and the 16 charges against him were ultimately dropped.  More…

‘Game of Thrones’ fans unleash fury after ESPN anchor spoils episode

Not everyone learned the fate of several “Game of Thrones” characters in real time Sunday night. While recapping the night’s NBA action on “SportsCenter,” which included the Raptors’ Game 7 victory over the 76ers, ESPN’s Michael Eaves spilled a massive spoiler, revealing the death of a certain character, before the penultimate episode of the HBO fantasy series aired on the West Coast.  More…

Legendary singer actress Doris Day dead at 97

Doris Day, the perennial girl-next-door whose career as a singer and actress spanned almost 50 years and made her one of the biggest Hollywood stars and most popular entertainers in the United States, has died.  More…