Did Beyonce’s sister fight Jay Z?

05/12/2014 3:27 pm0 comments
Beyonce and Jay Z are headed on tour this summer

  By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — A video that TMZ alleges is of Beyonce’s younger sister having an altercation with the superstar’s husband, Jay Z, has surfaced online. In what the site says is surveillance video from an elevator taken the night of the recent Met Gala [...]

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Boulevard Star for Springfield

05/09/2014 4:09 pm0 comments
Rick Springfield posing for pictures with fans after Walk of Fame ceremony.

Photos by Gary McCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Rick Springfield  received the 2,525th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honoring a singing career of more than 30 years, during which he had 17 Top 40 hits, sold more than 25 million records and won a Grammy. Actor Jason Thompson and singers Richard Marx [...]

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Louis Zamperini will be grand marshal of the 2015 Rose Parade

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Zamperini take his turn at Tournament of Roses
Photo by Brad Graverson

PASADENA (CNS) – Former Olympic track star and World War II hero Louis Zamperini will be grand marshal of the 2015 Rose Parade, Tournament of Roses officials announced today. The 97-year-old’s life story inspired the best-selling book and upcoming movie “Unbroken.” His military record includes surviving 47 days on a [...]

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Saban, Lionsgate Team Up for Power Rangers Movie Franchise

05/07/2014 2:35 pm0 comments
Haim Saban

Photo by Gary McCarthy

\ SANTA MONICA (CNS) – Lionsgate and Saban Brands announced today they are developing a feature movie franchise based on the Power Rangers. “Lionsgate is the perfect home for elevating our Power Rangers brand to the next level,” said Haim Saban, the billionaire behind “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” which debuted [...]

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Gidget gets Hollywood

05/05/2014 4:44 pm0 comments
Actress Sally Field Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Photos by Gary McCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Sally Field received the 2,524th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honoring a nearly 50-year career that has brought her two Academy Awards and three Emmys. Fellow actors Jane Fonda and Beau Bridges were on hand for the ceremony, which came three days after the [...]

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Michael Jackson song from 1983 released; first single from ‘new’ album

05/02/2014 12:57 pm0 comments
Eight previously unheard Michael Jackson songs will be released on a new album in May, Epic Records announced Monday. Fans can preorder the new album, titled "Xscape," on iTunes starting Tuesday, but it will be in stores around the world on May 13, the company said.

    By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) — A song Michael Jackson recorded 31 years ago is out, the first single from the upcoming Xscape album. Jackson wrote, recorded and produced “Love Never Felt So Good” with Paul Anka in 1983, but it has been “contemporized” by [...]

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Charlie Awards honor Sherman

04/30/2014 4:34 pm0 comments
Film composer Richard Sherman poses with students from Selma Avenue Elementary School and their choir director Melissa Berman at the 28th annual Charlie Awards last Friday. The students performed songs Sherman wrote with his late brother Robert for Disney musicals.
Photo by Michael Schwartz

Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — The Hollywood Arts Council presented its 28th annual Charlie Awards Luncheon in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel last Friday. Charlie Awards were presented in seven categories. Film composer Richard Sherman received the Music Arts Award, Newfilmmakers Los Angeles received the Cinema Arts [...]

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Esposito Hot Star on the Sidewalk

04/29/2014 2:33 pm0 comments
Giancarlo Esposito Hollywood Walk of Fame

Photos by Gary McCarthy

  HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Actor Giancarlo Esposito received the 2,523rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honored for a career best known for his Emmy- nominated portrayal of drug kingpin Gustavo “Gus” Fring on “Breaking Bad.” “As a child, I walked these streets and I looked at all [...]

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Beyonce, Jay Z announce joint summer tour

04/28/2014 3:56 pm0 comments
On Monday, Jay Z and Beyonce announced a joint summer trek that will take them to 16 cities throughout North America, starting in June.

  By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — Cue the screams: One of the hardest-working couples in show business is headed on tour. On Monday, and Beyonce announced a joint summer trek that will take them to 16 cities throughout North America, starting in June. The married couple first stirred [...]

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Paul Simon and wife Edie Brickell arrested in ‘family dispute,’ police say

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Paul Simon

  By Alan Duke CNN   (CNN) — Singer-songwriter Paul Simon and wife appeared before a Connecticut judge on disorderly conduct charges on Monday, a court spokeswoman said. The couple were arrested by New Canaan, Connecticut, police who were investigating a family dispute Saturday night, according to a police statement. [...]

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