Prince’s bodyguard deposed in wrongful death lawsuit

Entertainment 05/30/19, 10:55

Prince's former bodyguard answered questions from attorneys for seven hours as part of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of the late rock star.Kirk Johnson's attorney told KSTP-TV that Wednesday's deposition at the Carver County Courthouse was difficult for his client, who considered Prince a good friend. Prince died ...

New Prince album featuring unreleased demos out in June

Entertainment 04/25/19, 10:35

A new Prince album featuring his versions of songs he wrote for other artists will be released in June.The 15-track "Originals" will include "Nothing Compares 2 U," the No. 1 hit for Sinéad O'Connor; "The Glamorous Life," Sheila E.'s signature song and Top 10 pop hit; and Kenny Rogers' "You're ...

Prince memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ coming out in the fall

Entertainment 04/22/19, 05:07

The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29.Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that "The Beautiful Ones" will combine Prince unfinished manuscript with rare photos, scrapbooks and lyrics. First announced just weeks before his 2016 death, the 288-page book ...

Actor drops ‘Carlton Dance’ suit against video game maker

Entertainment 03/07/19, 18:19

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro has dropped a lawsuit against the makers of the video game "Fortnite" over its use of the "Carlton" dance he did on the show. Ribeiro's lawyers filed documents Thursday in federal court in Los Angeles saying he's voluntarily dismissing the suit against North ...

Foundation of Prince’s second wife to honor him at gala

Entertainment 03/01/19, 17:03

Andra Day, Dave Stewart and Philip Bailey perform during a fundraising gala honoring Prince.The evening will benefit the In a Perfect World nonprofit of his second wife, Manuela Testolini. Prince's childhood friend and early bandmate Andre Cymone will collect the award Sunday in Los Angeles.Anthony Anderson will host. Bobby Brown, ...

Feds tell Alfonso Ribeiro he can’t copyright ‘Carlton’ moves

Entertainment 02/14/19, 20:28

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro has been denied a copyright for the "Carlton" dance, which he's suing two videogame makers over.The denial from the U.S. Copyright Office was revealed Wednesday in a motion to dismiss Ribeiro's lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive, the makers of NBA 2K16, which Ribeiro ...

Minnesota lawmakers: Tax drug makers over opioid crisis

Health 01/30/19, 19:24

Lawmakers and activists are making a push to force drug companies to pay more of the costs of the opioid crisis, and they got a boost Wednesday from a cousin of the most famous Minnesotan to die from the addictive drugs, the late rock star Prince. Chazz Smith told a rally ...

‘Good Fight’ season 3 resumes Trump-era stories, with tunes

Entertainment 01/30/19, 19:17

The Good Fight" will be musical as well as combative in its third season. Creators Robert and Michelle King said the drama will continue to play off Trump-era current events. There also will be songs that naturally reflect what's happening in a scene, Robert King told a TV critics' meeting Wednesday. One example: ...

‘Fresh Prince’ star Reid focuses on a creative life

Entertainment 12/07/18, 14:56

Daphne Maxwell Reid, who played Aunt Vivian in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," says she stays ready for what comes her way.That includes a role in the streaming miniseries "Jacqueline and Jilly," photography, fashion and a cookbook.She's also prepared to give advice. The 70-year-old actress, married to actor-filmmaker Tim Reid ...

Wolves beat Blazers for 3rd straight win since Butler trade

Sports 11/16/18, 22:27

Andrew Wiggins scored 23 points, Derrick Rose had 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves kept cruising without Jimmy Butler by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 114-96 on Friday night.Robert Covington and Karl-Anthony Towns each had 14 points for the Wolves, who are 7-1 at home and 3-0 since trading the disgruntled ...

Minnesota Timberwolves unveil Prince-inspired uniform

Basketball 11/01/18, 18:46

The Minnesota Timberwolves are paying tribute to Prince with a purple-highlighted uniform.The team Thursday unveiled Prince-inspired City Edition uniforms. The new look uniforms were created in collaboration between the Timberwolves, Nike and the Prince estate.Prince family members say the "Purple Rain" superstar enjoyed basketball from a young age, both as ...

Ava DuVernay to make Prince documentary for Netflix

Entertainment 10/30/18, 10:49

Ava DuVernay is making a multipart documentary on Prince for Netflix with the support of the late musician's estate. The director on Tuesday confirmed Twitter reports late Monday that she's working on the film. The documentary will be made with extensive use of Prince's archives and will span the artist's entire ...

University of Minnesota awards honorary degree to Prince

Entertainment 09/26/18, 10:11

The University of Minnesota has awarded the late rock star Prince an honorary degree to recognize his influence on music and his role in shaping his hometown of Minneapolis.Cameron Kinghorn sings "Little Red Corvette" during a ceremony awarding the late rock star Prince an honorary degree at the Ted Mann ...

J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce

Entertainment 09/20/18, 10:45

Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Award nominations on Thursday, including two for record of the year, one for album of the year and one for song of the year with Beyonce for their hit version of "Mi gente," also featuring Willy William.Spanish sensation Rosalia is next with ...

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