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MEMPHIS, Tenn.—D.J. Fontana, the drummer who helped launch rock ‘n’ roll as Elvis Presley’s sideman, has died at 87, his wife said Thursday. Karen Fontana told The Associated Press that her husband died in his sleep in Nashville Wednesday night. She said he had been suffering complications from breaking his hip in 2016. “He was …
Former “Teen Mom OG” star Farrah Abraham was arrested for battery and trespassing on Tuesday, according to reports. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she was arrested in Beverly Hills after allegedly arguing and hitting a male hotel employee. She was taken into police custody at 1:30 a.m. on suspicion of misdemeanor battery and trespassing, Beverly …
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—D.J. Fontana, the drummer who helped launch rock ‘n’ roll as Elvis Presley’s sideman, has died at 87, his wife said Thursday. Karen Fontana told The Associated Press that her husband died in his sleep in Nashville Wednesday night. She said he had been suffering complications from breaking his hip in 2016. “He was …
SYDNEY— A court slashed a record defamation payout for actress Rebel Wilson from AU$4.6 million (US$3.43 million) to AU$600,000, saying there was insufficient evidence a series of magazine articles published by Bauer Media prevented her from getting lucrative roles in Hollywood. The star of three “Pitch Perfect” movies and “Bridesmaids” won A$4.6 million in damages …
SYDNEY— A court slashed a record defamation payout for actress Rebel Wilson from A$4.5 million to A$600,000, saying there was insufficient evidence a series of magazine articles published by Bauer Media prevented her from getting lucrative roles in Hollywood. The star of three “Pitch Perfect” movies and “Bridesmaids” won A$4.5 million in damages from the …
U2 played a special invitation-only show dedicated to recently deceased show presenter Anthony Bourdain. During the show, at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City, U2 played its song “Stuck In a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of,” a song written in memory of the suicide of INXS’s frontman Michael Hutchence, People reported. Hutchence …
The brother of fashion designer Kate Spade, who was found dead last week in her New York home, issued a public comment on her alleged health issues. “We are grateful for the incredible outpouring of love and support the family has received over the last few days,” Kate’s brother Earl Brosnahan told People magazine. “We should …
STOCKHOLM—The funeral of Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii, one of the biggest stars in electronic dance music, took place in a private ceremony in Stockholm last week, his publicist said. Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead in Muscat, Oman, in April. He was 28. “His funeral was held last Friday, …
The death of former “Star Trek: The Next Generation” actor Jon Paul Steuer has been ruled a suicide, police told The Blast. Steuer died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Steuer died on New Year’s Day, The Blast reported. Steuer was best known for playing Alexander Rozhenko as a child on “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” …
The death of former “Star Trek: The Next Generation” actor Jon Paul Steuer has been ruled a suicide, police told The Blast. Steuer died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Steuer died on New Year’s Day, The Blast reported. Steuer was best known for playing Alexander Rozhenko as a child on “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” …
More details were revealed about the death of “Deadliest Catch” star Blake Painter, according to reports this week. Heroin and methamphetamine were allegedly found at the scene of his death, TMZ reported, citing the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon. A concerned friend of the former “Deadliest Catch” captain went to check on him, discovering …
Neal E. Boyd, an opera singer who won “America’s Got Talent,” died at the age of 42, according to reports. He died in Sikeston, Missouri, on Sunday night at his mother’s home, according to CNN, which reported that he died of heart and kidney failure in combination with liver disease. America’s Got Talent wrote a …
Hilary Duff is pregnant with her second child and this time it’s a girl. Duff announced on Instagram on June 8 that she and boyfriend Matthew Koma are expecting. Matthew followed suit, announcing the news on Snapchat and saying she’ll be beautiful like her mother. Duff and Matthew were on and off for a while …
Vince Vaughn was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving after being stopped at a sobriety checkpoint in a Southern California beach town, police said. Vaughn, 48, was busted early in the morning in Manhattan Beach after failing a field sobriety test that was captured with officers’ body cameras, Sgt. Tim Zins said. Vaughn is …
The ex-wife of Anthony Bourdain, Ottavia Busia, has broken her silence on the death of the celebrity chef. She shared a photo of their 11-year-old daughter, calling her “so strong and brave” after Bourdain killed himself in France. She posted the photo on Monday showing the girl, named Ariane, with a microphone, according to the …
Jackson Odell, an actor who appeared on “The Goldbergs” and other shows, died at 20. Odell was found unresponsive at a sober living facility in California on Friday, the Los Angeles County coroner confirmed, according to reports. The cause of death is being investigated. He appeared as Ari Caldwell on ABC’s “The Goldbergs” while also …
The first “Bond girl” Eunice Gayson, who appeared Sylvia Trench opposing Sean Connery’s James Bond in the 1962 film “Dr. No,” died at 90, it was reported. “We are so sad to learn that Eunice Gayson, our very first ‘Bond girl’ who played Sylvia Trench in DR. NO and FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE has passed …
The first “Bond girl” Eunice Gayson, who appeared Sylvia Trench opposing Sean Connery’s James Bond in the 1962 film “Dr. No,” died at 90, it was reported. “We are so sad to learn that Eunice Gayson, our very first ‘Bond girl’ who played Sylvia Trench in DR. NO and FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE has passed …
Eunice Gayson, who played the first ever “Bond Girl,” has died at age 90. She played Sylvia Trench in the 1962 Bond debut, “Dr No.” In the film, her character exchange with Sean Connery’s 007 spawned the iconic catchphrase, “Bond, James Bond.” Gayson’s official twitter account confirmed the actress passed away on Friday, June 8, …
Sharon Osbourne admitted she regrets letting her oldest daughter Aimee leave home when she was just 16 when the family decided to star in MTV reality show “The Osbournes.” The TV star said on The Talk that daughter Aimee didn’t like the idea of growing up on a reality TV series. “She hated the idea. …