Entertainment  December 09, 2016
Actress Sofia Vergara sued on behalf of own embryos
Actress Sofia Vergara, seen in February 2016, says she is "doing the right thing" by not signing over two of her embryos to ex-fiance Nick LoebTV star Sofia Vergara is facing a bizarre lawsuit brought on behalf of two frozen embryos she created with an ex-boyfriend, the subject of a year-long legal battle. The embryos are listed as plaintiffs "Emma" and "Isabella" in papers filed with a Louisiana court, the New York Post reported. Louisiana is a pro-life state where embryos are given righ...  Full Story
'Star Wars' fans get early Christmas gift with 'Rogue One'
Just 12 months after "The Force Awakens" shattered numerous box office records, Lucasfilm is unleashing "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" as an early Christmas gift for its millions of devoteesA long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, fans had to wait years between "Star Wars" movies -- but the space saga is back with the most hotly-anticipated spin-off in cinema history.Just 12 months after "The Force Awakens" shattered numerous box office records, Lucasfilm is unleashing "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" as an early Christmas gift for it...  Full Story
Diane Rehm, 80-year-old radio star, hangs up the mic
Radio host Diane Rehm speaks during the broadcast of her show at the offices of WAMU 88.5 station in Washington, DC, on November 28, 2016She never went to college and a neurological disorder almost silenced her, yet Diane Rehm persevered to find her voice again as the celebrated host of one of America's longest running radio programs.Nearly four decades after stumbling into the radio business, Rehm is hanging up the mic on December 23 at the humble age of 80."I am 1,000 percent read...  Full Story
Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone immortalized in Hollywood cement
Actors Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling  at their Hand and Foot prints ceremony in front of the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood on December 7, 2016 ahead of the release of the film LA LA LandOscar-nominated Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling were lauded as a modern-day "Fred and Ginger" as they sunk their hands and feet into the cement at Hollywood's TCL Chinese Theater Wednesday.The pair have appeared together on the big screen three times, most recently in acclaimed musical "La La Land," which is tipped to score big at the Academy Awards in...  Full Story
Kirk Douglas at 100, still in love with soulmate Anne
Kirk Douglas plays in Spartacus in 1960Kirk Douglas, whose illustrious career has taken in some of cinema's landmark roles, turns 100 on Friday -- attributing his remarkable longevity to his "wonderful marriage" of more than six decades.The iconic actor revealed in a special essay to mark the milestone that his second wife Anne, 97, had been his inspiration in rebounding from adversity ...  Full Story
Beyonce leads Grammy nominations in crowded field
Beyonce scooped three Grammys for Best R&B Song, Best R&B Performance with "Drunk In Love" as well as Best Surround Sound Album in 2015Beyonce led the Grammy Award nominations Tuesday amid acclaim for her "Lemonade" album but she faced spirited competition from other chart-topping artists including Adele.Beyonce received nods in nine categories for the music industry's biggest night including Album of the Year for "Lemonade," her contemplative look at African-American women that s...  Full Story
Lady Gaga reveals battle with post-traumatic stress disorder
US singer Lady Gaga poses for pictures on the red carpet upon arrival to attend the British Fashion Awards 2016 in London on December 5, 2016Pop icon Lady Gaga has revealed an ongoing battle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), part of the emotional fallout from having been raped as a teenager.The singer-songwriter made the revelation during a television interview on Monday at a New York homeless shelter for gay and lesbian (LGBT) youth."I told the kids today that I suffer from a...  Full Story
Disney's 'Moana' dominates N. American box office again
Hollywood stars Dwayne Johnson (left) and AuliThe animated sea-faring musical adventure "Moana" charted a winning course for its second straight weekend, topping the North American box office with $28.3 million, industry data showed on Monday.The Disney film about a brave Polynesian teenage girl on a risky mission to save her people has raked in a total of $120 million since its opening on Tha...  Full Story