Henson, Hadid give emotional remarks at Variety honors

Entertainment 04/05/19, 15:40

Taraji P. Henson teared up as she discussed suicide rates among young black people. Gigi Hadid did the same as she spoke about the fate of the Rohingya people in refugee camps in Bangladesh.The two were among five celebrities honored Friday for their philanthropic work at Variety's annual Power of ...

‘Ya Got Trouble’ _ Hugh Jackman heading back to Broadway

Entertainment 03/13/19, 09:05

Hugh Jackman is coming back to Broadway as a classic roguish traveling salesman.Producer Scott Rudin said Wednesday the two-time Tony-winner will star in a revival of the Meredith Willson musical "The Music Man" starting in September 2020.As con man Harold Hill, Jackman will sing such favorites as "Ya Got Trouble," ...

Carole Bayer Sager to get special honor at Songwriters Hall

New York 03/08/19, 13:57

Carole Bayer Sager will receive the Johnny Mercer Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June.The Oscar- and Grammy-winner, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall in 1987, will earn the organization's highest honor on June 13 at its 50th induction ceremony in New York City.Bayer Sager, 71, has ...

Effervescent ‘Hello, Dolly!’ icon Carol Channing mourned

Entertainment 01/15/19, 16:59

Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and beyond. She died Tuesday at ...

Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among ‘Murphy Brown’ guests

Entertainment 10/18/18, 21:14

Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS' "Murphy Brown" revival. Midler was on the original sitcom as Caprice, one of many difficult, short-tenured secretaries to Candice Bergen's Murphy. CBS said Thursday the singer-actress is back as Caprice on the Nov. 8 episode, this time with ...

Bette Midler apologizes after her tweet causes backlash

Entertainment 10/05/18, 11:36

Bette Midler is apologizing for a tweet that caused a social media backlash when she compared the struggle of women to the history of racism.The singer-actress wrote that women "are the n-word of the world" and "They are the most disrespected creatures on earth." Midler was quoting the title of ...

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