Idris Elba’s daughter named Golden Globe Ambassador

Entertainment 11/14/18, 21:36

Idris Elba's daughter has been chosen as the Golden Globe Ambassador to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony.The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Wednesday that 16-year-old Isan Elba will assume the ambassador title for the 76th annual Golden Globes Awards in January. Her 46-year-old father was named Sexiest Man Alive ...

Celebrities flee fast-moving Southern California wildfire

California 11/09/18, 18:15

A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has scorched a historic movie site recently used by the HBO series "Westworld" and forced numerous celebrities to join the thousands fleeing flames that have claimed homes and prompted the total evacuation of the celebrity enclave Malibu. Kim Kardashian West, Scott Baio, Rainn Wilson and ...

More than a farm: Old Friends gives new life to racehorses

Entertainment 11/03/18, 12:57

It's been more than 20 years since Michael Blowen sat down to chat it up with Hollywood A-listers like actor Jack Nicholson, but the effect celebrities have on their fans is still fresh on his mind."I know how excited people get when they see a movie star," said Blowen, remembering ...

Parkland survivors vote for 1st time, months after massacre

U.S. 11/03/18, 09:09

Nine months after 17 classmates and teachers were gunned down, survivors of the Parkland school shooting are voting for the first time.In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 photo, wristbands to encourage students to vote are seen on a table at a voting information booth during a Vote for Our Lives ...

March magic still resonates for Loyola’s Sister Jean

Sports 10/29/18, 12:15

Not a day goes by that Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt doesn't think about the magic and madness of last March.She recalls waking up in Dallas before Loyola-Chicago's first NCAA Tournament game in 33 years and realizing: "Oh my goodness, this is for real. It's not a dream."It sure seemed like ...

Exclusive: Stephen Hawking wheelchair, thesis up for sale

Europe 10/21/18, 21:22

Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity.His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the late physicist's possessions: It includes complex scientific papers, one of the world's most iconic wheelchairs and a script from "The Simpsons."The online sale announced ...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

Entertainment 10/21/18, 17:18

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known comedic actresses of her generation, and now she's being recognized with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for a lifetime in comedy.She is the 21st person to be honored with the award by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Jerry Seinfeld, ...

Palestinian protest icon goes from jail cell to VIP suite

World 10/21/18, 03:11

When Israel locked up Ahed Tamimi for slapping a soldier last year, it hoped to finally silence the teenage Palestinian activist. Instead, it created an international celebrity.FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi stands inside the Ofer military prison near Jerusalem. When Israel ...

2020 Democrats building ties to power brokers in key states

California 10/16/18, 05:59

Before he cut the $100,000 checks, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti brought the Democratic Party chairmen from Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada backstage to meet late night television host Jimmy Kimmel and superstar hip-hop producer DJ Khaled.Garcetti may not be the best-known 2020 presidential prospect, but he will ...

Filmmaker Richard Linklater directs anti-Ted Cruz web ad

Entertainment 10/09/18, 08:45

Filmmaker Richard Linklater is the latest celebrity wading into the tight U.S. Senate race in Texas with a social media ad attacking Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.The "Boyhood" and "Dazed and Confused" director made a 30-second spot for a political action committee backed by Cruz opponents. It doesn't mention Democratic Congressman ...

The Stars Will Shine for L.A. Opening of The Riot Act

Entertainment 10/04/18, 15:58

BEVERLY HILLS, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 4, 2018 / All of the principal cast and crew, along with notable A-List celebrity guests, are expected at the Los Angeles opening of the period-thriller, THE RIOT ACT, on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Laemmle Ahyra Fine Arts Centre, 8556 Wilshire Blvd., ...

4 arrested in connection with LA celebrity burglaries

Football 10/02/18, 20:43

Four people have been arrested in connection with a series of burglaries that targeted the homes of celebrities, including Rihanna, Christina Milian, Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig and Rams wide receiver Robert Woods, police said Tuesday.The suspects were believed to be part of a larger burglary ring targeting actors, athletes and ...

The sea, the sea: Chanel creates beach to cap Paris season

Entertainment 10/02/18, 08:29

An autumnal chill is in the air in Paris, but Karl Lagerfeld managed to spirit the Paris Fashion Week crowd away to an idyllic beachscape on Tuesday, the last day of the ready-to-wear shows.With a click of his gloved fingers, Chanel's eccentric couturier transformed the inside of the Grand Palais ...

The most dangerous celebrity online is revealed

Entertainment 10/02/18, 00:30

Ruby Rose has played some dangerous characters, like an inmate in "Orange Is the New Black" and a scientist battling a prehistoric shark in "The Meg." But the actress herself is now officially dangerous.Cybersecurity firm McAfee on Tuesday crowned Rose the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. No other celebrity ...

Celebrity reaction to the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford

Entertainment 09/27/18, 15:08

Celebrity reaction to the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee:"These men are wholly uninterested and unmoved by this woman's words...Dr. Ford has to talk about the worst trauma of her life in front of them. This is the reality of being survivor of sexual ...

Cosby camp: Once-beloved actor a victim of racism, sexism

Entertainment 09/26/18, 02:46

A publicist for once-beloved actor Bill Cosby complained that the star's conviction and three- to 10-year prison term for sexual assault stem from a racist and sexist justice system.Bill Cosby is escorted out of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018 in Eagleville, Pa., following his sentencing to ...

Cosby’s day of reckoning comes after 3-year sex assault case

Entertainment 09/25/18, 01:46

Bill Cosby faces a good chance of being sent to prison Tuesday when a judge is expected to sentence the TV star who was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.The once-beloved actor and comedian, dubbed "America's Dad" for his role as Dr. Cliff Huxtable on the top-ranked, 1980s-era ...

Update: Cosby arrives for start of sentencing hearing

Basketball 09/24/18, 08:35

The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local):8:25 a.m.Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of a sentencing hearing that will determine the punishment for the 81-year-old comedian convicted of sexual assault.FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2013 file photo, comedian Bill Cosby ...

Judge to decide if Cosby goes to prison for ’04 sex assault

U.S. 09/24/18, 01:16

Bill Cosby faced the start of a sentencing hearing Monday at which a judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old comedian who blazed the trail for other black entertainers and donated millions to black causes but preyed on at least one young woman and perhaps many more.Cosby was the ...

Cosby accusers say they hope he is sentenced to jail time

Entertainment 09/23/18, 15:20

Two of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault decades ago said Sunday they hope he will be sentenced to prison time this week.Lise-Lotte Lublin and Chelan Lasha, who appeared with attorney Gloria Allred, also said they hoped they would be allowed to read victim impact statements ...

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