ANDREW DALTON

Legendary Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney, the voice of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies at age 85

Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on Sesame Street, died Sunday at the age of 85, at his home in Connecticut.

09 Dec 2019

Actor Rene Auberjonois, best known for roles on Benson, Star Trek dies at age 79

René Auberjonois, a prolific actor best known for his roles on the television shows Benson and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and his part in the 1970 film M.A.S.H. playing Father Mulcahy, has died. 

09 Dec 2019

Actress Shelley Morrison, a 'beautiful soul' who played Rosario on Will & Grace, dies at 83

Shelley Morrison, an actress with a 50-year career who was best known for playing a memorable maid on Will & Grace, died Sunday, her publicist said.

02 Dec 2019

Taylor Swift's AMA gig, Netflix show in question over rights dispute with Scooter Braun

The 29-year-old singer-songwriter has loudly spoken out against her old master recordings falling into the hands of the music manager Braun, who bought them by acquiring Borchetta’s Big Machine Label

15 Nov 2019

Investigators confirm: Jared Black's reckless driving caused car crash with Kevin Hart

A man driving Kevin Hart's vintage muscle car accelerated recklessly on a Southern California highway, causing the accident that left the comedian, driver and another passenger seriously injured.

11 Oct 2019

Singer-rocker-songwriter Liz Phair delves deep into emotion, memories in a new memoir

When she began writing her new memoir, Liz Phair found she wanted to tell inside-the-mind stories, not behind-the-scenes stories.

09 Oct 2019

James Franco’s former students sue the actor alleging sexual impropriety

The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court that Franco pushed his students into performing in increasingly explicit sex scenes on camera in an orgy type setting.

04 Oct 2019

Three men charged in LA for providing drugs that led to rapper Mac Miller's lethal overdose

Three men arrested during the investigation into rapper Mac Miller’s deadly overdose last year have now been charged with providing the drugs that killed him.

03 Oct 2019

Access in the streaming era: Will cases like Katy Perry's become more common?

Christian rapper Marcus Gray's primary evidence was that his 2009 song, Joyful Noise had plays in the millions on YouTube and Spotify, as he alleged Katy Perry for stealing his work.

05 Aug 2019

Dark Horse case rests: Katy Perry and her label ordered to pay $2.78M for copying song

Katy Perry, her collaborators and her record label must pay more than $2.78 million because the pop star's 2013 hit Dark Horse copied a 2009 Christian rap song.

02 Aug 2019

How much does a Katy Perry hit cost? Jury gets a look at pop superstar's bills

Just how pricey? More than $13,000 for a wardrobe stylist for one night. More than $3,000 for a hairdo and over $800 for a manicure. Nearly $2,000 for flashing cocktail ice cubes.

01 Aug 2019

Guilty! Jury rules that Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' copied a 2009 Christian rap song

A jury on Monday found that Katy Perry's 2013 hit Dark Horse improperly copied a 2009 Christian rap song in a unanimous decision that represented a rare takedown of a pop superstar. 

30 Jul 2019

25-year-old Australian model Adau Mornyang sentenced for slapping flight attendant 

U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney sentenced Adau Mornyang to three years of probation and 100 hours of community service.

16 Jul 2019