Friday, November 28, 2014
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Hollywood fights against Ferguson decision with 'Blackout Friday'

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 9:41 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood leaders are supporting a nationwide protest of the Ferguson grand jury decision Monday not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, under the social media hashtag #BlackoutFriday and organized through the collective Blackout for... Read more

Kix Brooks donates $10,000 to help reclaim Civil War battlefield

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:29 AM
Country star KIX BROOKS has donated $10,000 to help preserve a Civil War battlefield in Tennessee. Officials at the Battle of Franklin Trust are attempting to purchase the land to complete a 20-acre park that has been planned for years. In May (14), supporters of the park signed a contract allowing... Read more

Hilary Duff cancels Thanksgiving Day Parade appearance

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:29 AM
Singer/actress Hilary has been forced to axe her appearance at the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade one day before the U.S. holiday. The "So Yesterday" hitmaker was slated to perform one of her new songs during the New York City event on Thursday morning, but scheduling conflicts have prompted... Read more

Bill Cosby loses another show as latest alleged victim comes forward

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:29 AM
Bill Cosby's woes continue to mount in the wake of his alleged sexual assault scandal - another stand-up show has been canceled. In a statement released on Wednesday (26Nov14), officials at Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tennessee announced they had axed the comedian's 5 December (14) appearance... Read more

Aretha Franklin slams author's new biography

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:29 AM
Singer ARETHA FRANKLIN has slammed author David Ritz's new book about her, insisting the unauthorized biography is "full of lies". Ritz recently released Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin, but the Queen of Soul is unhappy with many of the stories he has written in the book, including a teen pregnancy... Read more

Andy Murray engaged to longtime girlfriend

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:29 AM
Tennis star ANDY MURRAY is engaged to wed his longtime girlfriend Kim Sears. The Wimbledon champion popped the question to Sears last week (ends23Nov14). Murray has been dating his new fiancee, daughter of British tennis pro-turned-coach Nigel Sears, since 2005. Earlier this year (14), Murray hinted... Read more

Cricketer Phil Hughes dies following freak accident

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:29 AM
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes has died at the age of 25, two days after he was hospitalized with a severe head injury. The sportsman collapsed after he was hit on the head by a ball during a match in Sydney, Australia on Monday. He was treated on the ground before being rushed to St. Vincent's... Read more

Seth Rogen invites Colorado moviegoers to smoke pot with him

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:29 AM
Actor Seth Rogen has invited fans in Colorado to smoke pot with him at a special screening of his new movie The Interview. Marijuana use is legal in the state, so the Knocked Up star is using the law to his advantage for an upcoming viewing of his film in Denver. Rogen writes in a post on Twitter... Read more

Robin Williams' wine country retreat back on the market

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:29 AM
Late funnyman ROBIN WILLIAMS' Napa estate in California has been put back on the market for $25.9 million (GBP17.2 million). The sprawling property, which features a mansion and a working vineyard, was originally listed in 2012 and became available again earlier this year (14) for $29.9 million (GBP20... Read more

Marie Osmond dedicates Carnegie Hall performance to late son

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:29 AM
Veteran entertainer MARIE OSMOND dedicated her performance at New York City's iconic Carnegie Hall on Tuesday (25Nov14) to her late son. The Paper Roses hitmaker was hit hard in 2010 when her adopted son, 18-year-old Michael Bryan Blosil, jumped to his death from the balcony of his Los Angeles apartment... Read more
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