The Rock, other stars promote positivity at MTV awards

The Rock, other stars promote positivity at MTV awards

LOS ANGELES — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson didn’t make a household name for himself by conforming to someone else’s idea of...

June 18th, 2019 updated: June 18th, 2019. |  


Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress and jeans queen, dies at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress and jeans queen, dies at 95

NEW YORK — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the “poor little rich girlR...

June 18th, 2019 updated: June 18th, 2019. |  


Franchise fatigue continues with ‘Men in Black’ and ‘Shaft’

Franchise fatigue continues with ‘Men in Black’ and ‘Shaft’

LOS ANGELES — Brand familiarity isn’t everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that le...

June 16th, 2019 |  



Missy Elliott, in tears, gets inducted into Songwriters Hall

Missy Elliott, in tears, gets inducted into Songwriters Hall

NEW YORK — Missy Elliott, the creative mastermind who has written hit songs for a number of female acts and created camaraderie among women in t...

June 14th, 2019 |  


Taylor Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album

Taylor Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album

NEW YORK — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes.Coinciding with the announcement of her seventh album, “Lover,...

June 14th, 2019 |  


‘Friends,’ ‘Grace and Frankie’ creator outfoxes sexism

‘Friends,’ ‘Grace and Frankie’ creator outfoxes sexism

LOS ANGELES — Ask Marta Kauffman if there will be a “Friends” reunion someday, and the answer is a crisp “nope.”Kauffman...

June 13th, 2019 |  


Tessa Thompson is OK with the ‘Men in Black’ title, for now

Tessa Thompson is OK with the ‘Men in Black’ title, for now

NEW YORK — The “Men in Black” franchise has a new recruit who isn’t a man, but actress Tessa Thompson is fine with keeping the...

June 12th, 2019 |  


Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners

Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners

LONDON (AP) — Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom. But instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid o...

June 11th, 2019 |  


Tony highlights: A historic win and a strong night for women

Tony highlights: A historic win and a strong night for women

NEW YORK — When effervescent actress Ali Stroker came onstage to accept her historic trophy as the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony, it...

June 10th, 2019 |  


Julia Roberts, Spike Lee toast Denzel Washington at event

Julia Roberts, Spike Lee toast Denzel Washington at event

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denzel Washington was the man of the hour Thursday night with everyone from Julia Roberts to Spike Lee turning out to celebra...

June 7th, 2019 |