Nipsey Hussle’s family gathers for private funeral in LA

Entertainment 04/12/19, 18:40

Nipsey Hussle's family and friends gathered Friday for a private funeral on a day when the slain rapper was also honored by his hometown of Los Angeles.Hussle was buried at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills in an afternoon service.The sprawling cemetery in northern Los Angeles between Griffith Park and Burbank is, as ...

Update: NAACP Image Awards kicks off 50th annual show

California 03/30/19, 20:24

The Latest on the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards, which are being presented Saturday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. (all times local):___6 p.m.Michael B. Jordan arrives at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard ...

Hollywood sequel: Zags, FSU, Michigan back in SoCal

Sports 03/27/19, 16:41

From the palm trees outside to the big men inside, the Western portion of the Sweet 16 looks strikingly familiar.Michigan's the only team that would like for it to end the same as last year.The Wolverines, along with Gonzaga and Florida State, are returning to Southern California — this time ...

Long-awaited video service expected from Apple on Monday

Business 03/25/19, 02:15

Apple is expected to announce Monday that it's launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.It's a long-awaited attempt from the iPhone maker, several years after Netflix turned "binge watching" into a worldwide phenomenon.The new video service is expected to have original TV shows ...

Hollywood power elite hosting Kamala Harris fundraiser

Politics 03/20/19, 12:48

Many of Hollywood's power elite, including prolific television hit maker Shonda Rhimes, were hosting a fundraiser Wednesday for Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris. The evening event is billed as a "reception in support of Kamala Harris for the People," and Harris is expected to attend, according to an invitation obtained by ...

Warner Bros.’ chief Tsujihara steps down following scandal

Entertainment 03/18/19, 14:36

Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara, one of the highest ranking Hollywood executives to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, stepped down from the studio Monday following claims that he promised roles to an actress with whom he was having an affair.WarnerMedia chief executive John Stankey announced Tsujihara's exit as chairman ...

Golden Globe Awards to kick off awards season on Jan. 5

Entertainment 03/15/19, 14:24

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it has chosen a date for next year's Golden Globe Awards.The association said Friday the 77th annual awards will be held Jan. 5. The ceremony will kick off a condensed awards season with the Oscars moving up their ceremony to Feb. 9, 2020.In January, ...

Huffman and Loughlin charges shatter actresses’ clean images

Entertainment 03/12/19, 16:25

As an Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, Felicity Huffman has been known as one of Hollywood's more versatile actresses, as well as one-half of one of its more famous acting couples with husband William H. Macy. While Lori Loughlin's resume might not be as accomplished, her face may be even better ...

Hollywood actresses seek truth at Tijuana migrant shelters

Entertainment 03/10/19, 21:31

Actress America Ferrera led a small group of artists on a migrant shelter tour in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, across from San Diego, over the weekend. They dressed in casual clothes, with little to no makeup. They talked with immigration lawyers and shelter managers. They colored pictures with ...

Showtime cancels ‘SMILF’ after reports of on-set misconduct

Entertainment 03/09/19, 18:29

Showtime has canceled the comedy series "SMILF" after two seasons, and ABC studios, which produces the show, has suspended a development deal with its creator, star and executive producer Frankie Shaw.The dual announcements Friday came after a December story in The Hollywood Reporter that detailed allegations of abusive on-set behavior ...

Warner Bros. CEO apologizes to staff amid misconduct reports

Entertainment 03/08/19, 15:10

Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara is apologizing to his staff amid a WarnerMedia investigation into sexual misconduct reports prompted by an article in The Hollywood Reporter earlier this week.Tsujihara is under scrutiny for claims that he promised acting roles and auditions to an actress whom he was having ...

Warner Bros. chair being investigated for sexual misconduct

Entertainment 03/06/19, 19:13

WarnerMedia is investigating claims that Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara promised acting roles in exchange for sex as detailed in The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday.The article includes text messages between actress Charlotte Kirk and Tsujihara going back to 2013 when they were introduced by Australian billionaire James Packer.The messages ...

California mayor cedes position amid sex harassment claims

California 03/04/19, 22:21

Mayor John Duran announced Monday that he will resign the largely ceremonial position for health reasons amid sexual harassment allegations. Duran said he will relinquish the title — which is rotated annually among City Council members — with two months to go but will remain on the council, the Los Angeles ...

Spielberg’s push against Netflix at the Oscars hits a nerve

Entertainment 03/04/19, 03:33

When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated, and unwieldy, debate online this weekend. It has found the legendary filmmaker at odds with some ...

In an upset, ‘Green Book’ wins best picture at Oscars

Entertainment 02/25/19, 00:45

The segregation-era road-trip drama "Green Book" was crowned best picture at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday, handing Hollywood's top award to a film seen as a feel-good throwback by some and ridiculed as an outdated inversion of "Driving Miss Daisy" by others. In a year where Hollywood could have made ...

Regina King wins Oscar for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Entertainment 02/24/19, 21:10

The flowing gown of Regina King nearly tripped her up on the way to collect her Oscar trophy, the actress' only misstep this award season. King was honored as best supporting actress for "If Beale Street Could Talk" at Sunday's ceremony, a final flourish to a run of victories including a Golden ...

Emotional ceremony honors Hall, Stenberg, Layne and Lewis

Entertainment 02/21/19, 21:25

Amandla Stenberg brought the audience to their feet as she talked of being protected by ancestors. Kiki Layne evoked tears as she talked about having the comfort of black women during an exciting but "terrifying" time. Regina Hall kept people in stitches as she cracked jokes and celebrated her longevity in Hollywood. Jenifer ...

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