Smiley Star

04/24/2014 4:48 pm0 comments
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  Tavis Smiley Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

 HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Television and radio talk show host Tavis Smiley received the 2,522nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. Former “Tonight Show”  host Jay Leno and longtime television and radio talk show host Larry King joined Smiley at the ceremony at 6270 Hollywood Blvd., near the famed [...]

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Dr. Conrad Murray no appeal

04/23/2014 3:13 pm0 comments
Dr. Conrad Murray.

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The California Supreme Court declined today to hear an appeal by , who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for giving singer Michael Jackson a fatal dose of the anesthetic propofol. Jackson died June 25, 2009, at age 50 while he was in Los Angeles and under [...]

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MTV Awards landing at the Forum in Inglewood.

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Dalai Lama fans at the Forum in Inglewood

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INGLEWOOD (CNS) – MTV officials confirmed today that the Video Music Awards ceremony will return to Southern California this summer, landing at the Forum in Inglewood. The ceremony will mark the first major awards show to be held at the recently renovated auditorium. “With its incomparable legacy as a world-class [...]

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Can you see Leo DiCaprio as Steve Jobs?

04/22/2014 3:05 pm0 comments

    By Breeanna Hare CNN   We hope Leonardo DiCaprio’s an Apple fan. The actor is reportedly a favorite pick for the role of Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic about the deceased Apple co-founder that’s coming from Sony Pictures. Initially David Fincher was on board to direct the [...]

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Neil Patrick Harris, as Hedwig, curses at fan

04/21/2014 3:56 pm0 comments
Neil Patrick Harris and the angry Inch.

  By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — Neil Patrick Harris isn’t a foul-mouthed rocker — he just plays one on Broadway — but he’s had some people fooled. The 40-year-old actor is starring in the musical ” ” as the titular German transgender performer, and he’s so immersed in [...]

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Brown’s criminal cases stem from his alleged inability to control anger

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Chris Brown's assault trial has been delayed until Wednesday, April 23, 2014, as lawyers regroup after the conviction of the singer's bodyguard, who was to have testified. This sketch is from a court appearance Monday, April 21, 2014.

  By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) — The legal troubles threatening to send Chris Brown to prison for several years began with the singer’s arrest five years ago in the brutal attack on then-girlfriend Brown has spent almost all of the past six months either in rehab [...]

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Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg are engaged

04/16/2014 3:31 pm0 comments
What are the odds that Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will give us the '90s wedding of our dreams?

  (CNN) — What are the odds that Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will give us the ’90s wedding of our dreams? The former Playboy model and current “The View” co-host revealed on Wednesday’s show that she and singer/actor Wahlberg are getting hitched. “I just got engaged!” McCarthy gleefully shared [...]

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AC/DC’s Malcolm Young ill, ‘taking a break’ from band

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  By Todd Leopold CNN   (CNN) — AC/DC rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is ill and is “taking a break,” the band posted on its website Wednesday. But the hugely popular group will continue, AC/DC said in the statement. “After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding [...]

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Jay-Z Announces “Made In America” Music Festival At Grand Park

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Jay Z  ``Made in America'' coming to LA'a Grand Park On Labor Day weekend.

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By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) –   Mayor Eric Garcetti and other Los Angeles leaders took turns quoting lyrics by rapper Jay-Z today as the music star joined them outside City Hall to announce a two-day music festival to be held at downtown’s Grand Park [...]

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Paul Walker’s brothers help finish ‘Fast & Furious 7′ action scenes

04/15/2014 3:30 pm0 comments

By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Paul Walker’s brothers are helping “fill in small gaps” in “Fast & Furious 7″ action sequences not finished before the actor’s death, producers said Tuesday. Walker died in a fiery car crash during a Thanksgiving break in filming last November, forcing [...]

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