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Idris Elba not shaken OR stirred by Bond questions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:44pm

Was that martini offered to Idris Elba at the "Yardie" premiere shaken or stirred?

Tony Award-winning actress Barbara Harris dies at age 83

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 4:51pm

Barbara Harris, the Tony Award-winning actress whose comic-neurotic charms lit up the Broadway stage and helped her steal films including "Nashville," ''Freaky Friday" and "A Thousand Clowns," has died. She was 83.

MTV arrests steep decline in its video awards show

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 4:17pm

It may have been a lousy night for Madonna at the MTV Video Music Awards, but the event offered some glimmers of hope for the network.

Drake visits patient, 11, who invited him to her birthday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 4:03pm

A suburban Chicago girl awaiting a heart transplant has danced her way into a meeting with Drake.

Court says rap video was threat to police, not free speech

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:48pm

A rapper convicted of threatening police officers in a video posted online lost an appeal Tuesday when Pennsylvania's highest court called his lyrics "highly personalized" and ruled they were not protected by free speech rights.

Court won't remove judge, tells Meek Mill to appeal ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:29pm

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied a motion from rapper Meek Mill to remove a Philadelphia judge from his case after she denied his request for a new trial.

Rapper Post Malone thanks fans for prayers after his jet that blew 2 tires leaving New Jersey lands safely in New York

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:31pm

Rapper Post Malone thanks fans for prayers after his jet that blew 2 tires leaving New Jersey lands safely in New York.

Actor Adam Driver says he had KKK neighbors in Indiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 1:04pm

"Star Wars" actor Adam Driver is bringing his northern Indiana hometown's hate group history to light after saying Ku Klux Klan rallies were frequent during his childhood and that some of his neighbors were Klan members.

Lawmakers want Congressional Gold Medal for Aretha Franklin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:13pm

A bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers is introducing legislation to honor Aretha Franklin posthumously with the Congressional Gold Medal.

Danny Boyle departs James Bond over 'creative differences'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:47am

The next James Bond movie has lost its director.

Madonna says she didn't intend to do tribute to Franklin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:43am

Madonna says she wasn't asked and didn't intend to do a tribute to Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Argento denies sexual assault, says Bourdain made payment

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:54am

Two days after a report detailed an accusation of sexual assault against #MeToo activist Asia Argento, the Italian actress and filmmaker said she never had a sexual relationship with the young actor whom she agreed to pay $380,000 in a settlement.

Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:11am

Kelly Marie Tran is breaking her silence about online harassment months after deleting her Instagram account.

Jon Stewart helps aid goats found on New York subway tracks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 4:35am

Jon Stewart has helped make a home for two goats found roaming along the subway tracks in New York City.

Peter Jackson's WWI film to premiere at London Film Festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 4:24am

"The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson's new film — a documentary that transforms grainy footage from World War I into color — has a title and a world premiere date at the London Film Festival in October.

Madonna's rambling Aretha Franklin tribute earns backlash

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:38pm

The backlash was swift for Madonna's rambling, egocentric tribute to Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards, with media and Queen-of-Soul fans wondering why she got the gig in the first place.

Logic stages immigrant protest at VMAs with parents, kids

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:19pm

Wearing white T-shirts with the message "We are All Human Beings," more than two dozen immigrant children and their parents joined Logic and Ryan Tedder on stage Monday night at the MTV Video Music Awards to protest President Donald Trump's separation and detention policy.

The Latest: Cardi B slays in pink dress at MTV VMAs arrivals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:24pm

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Funeral home: Motown Funk Brother fret man Eddie Willis dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:02pm

A funeral home director says Eddie Willis, a key session guitarist for Motown Records, has died at his Mississippi home.

'The Sinner' was cathartic for Emmy nominee Jessica Biel

Brooke Lefferts, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:14pm

As a kid, like a lot of us, Jessica Biel practiced giving a speech in front of a mirror for that fairytale moment when she won a top award.