Gamers gear up for ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

09/16/2013 7:50 pm30 comments
Gamers gear up for ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

By Doug Gross, CNN When players get their hands on “Grand Theft Auto V” on Tuesday, the gaming world will get another titillating dose of the sex and violence that has come to define the series in the eyes of millions — many of whom have never played it. Early [...]

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‘SNL’s’ ‘Weekend Update’ finds new co-anchor

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SNL's Cecily Strong

By Breeanna Hare CNN   With Seth Meyers preparing to leave “Saturday Night Live” next February to take over NBC’s “Late Night,” the long-standing sketch comedy is tapping fresh talent. Seth Meyers gets ‘Late Night’ host gig In order to ease the transition, particularly on Meyers’ staple “Weekend Update” sketch, [...]

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Beyonce nearly pulled off stage by fan

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Beyonce

By Breeanna Hare CNN   Nothing can stop Beyoncé in the middle of a show — not even being nearly pulled off-stage by a fan. During a recent performance in Sao Paulo, Brazil, an overzealous fan tried to physically remove the star from her perch atop the stage as she [...]

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Miley and Liam: The engagement’s off

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Miley Cyrus

  By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — After fighting back persistent rumors of a breakup, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have officially ended their engagement, a rep for actor Hemsworth confirmed. Cyrus, 20, and Hemsworth, 23, announced they were headed for marriage in June 2012. Since then, however, the [...]

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Barry White star dedicated on Walk of Fame

09/13/2013 4:50 pm1 comment
Photo by Bob Freeman
Glodean White, the widow of singer Barry White, points to the star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that was dedicated Thursday in honor of her late husband who had R&B hits in the 1970s, '80s and '90s.

  From City News Service HOLLYWOOD — Grammy award-winning crooner Barry White, who sold more than 100 million albums and singles thanks to a velvety voice that delivered unabashedly seductive lyrics, posthumously received the 2,506th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday. “He was a big guy with a [...]

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Nate Holden Theatre hosts 9/11 tribute ’110 Stories’

09/11/2013 4:48 pm3 comments
Nate Holden Theatre hosts 9/11 tribute ’110 Stories’

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer One of South Los Angeles’ leading arts venue’s will mark the 12th anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, by hosting a renowned play, which is billed as a love letter to New York. The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 Washington Blvd., will present [...]

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Sean Combs launches bid to find on-air talent for Revolt TV

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Sean Combs launches bid to find on-air talent for Revolt TV

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Multimedia mogul Sean Combs, channeling his shy and retiring self, has launched a bid to find the next Ryan Seacrest or Nick Cannon with an open casting call for on-air talent for the debut of Combs’ new entertainment venture next month. In a scatological Instagram [...]

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Lady Gaga gets ‘Applause’ for ‘Over the Rainbow’ on ‘GMA’

09/09/2013 2:48 pm7 comments
Lady Gaga

By Breeanna Hare CNN   “The Wizard Of Oz” has been reimagined by many, and that now includes Lady Gaga. The pop star donned a Gaga-fied version of Dorothy’s blue gingham dress and ruby slippers for a performance on “Good Morning America” Monday, which featured a little “Over the Rainbow” [...]

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Bruno Mars booked for Super Bowl halftime show

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Bruno Mars

  By Alan Duke   LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Grammy-winning pop singer Bruno Mars will deliver the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show next February, the NFL announced Sunday. Mars appeared live on “Fox NFL Sunday” for the announcement just before the kickoff of the first week of Sunday afternoon games [...]

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AEG vs Jackson

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Michael Jackson fan signs giant card on day of death.

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Two top AEG Live executives were dismissed today from the wrongful death and negligence lawsuit brought against the concert promoter by Michael Jackson’s family, but the company remains a defendant. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos ruled that attorneys for Katherine Jackson, who filed the [...]

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