As a young actor in Hollywood Marcel Ruiz has something clear: He wants to keep representing Puerto Ricans and Latinos like himself on screen. “With any opportunity that I have, I always try to raise the flag,” said the 15-year-old star of the movie “Breakthrough” with pride. It is something he learned in part from […]
One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 election. The Justice Department announced the charges Friday against Prakazrel “Pras” Michel (pruh-KAZ’-rehl “prahs” mee-SHEHL’). A lawyer for Michel, Barry Pollack, says his client is innocent and looks forward […]
Actress Constance Wu appeared to be unhappy her ABC sitcom “Fresh Off The Boat” was renewed Friday for a sixth season. Wu wrote, “No, it’s not,” in a since-deleted tweet responding to a fan who called the renewal “great news.” In tweets moments before, Wu said she was “so upset right now I’m literally crying.” […]
Iconic British comedian Freddie Starr has died aged 76.
A judge in Chicago says another judge will decide if a special prosecutor is needed to investigate why the state prosecutor’s office dropped charges accusing Jussie Smollett of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself. Judge LeRoy Martin Jr. insisted Friday he was merely transferring the matter, not recusing himself. Former Illinois appellate Judge Sheila […]
The long wait for the next "Avatar" film will become even longer.
Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the network to expand its true-crime programming. The project has the working title, “Kim Kardashian: The Justice Project.” It comes after her disclosure that she’s studying to be a […]
The sister of Tim Tebow’s fiancee, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, passed away over the weekend. Nel-Peters' 13-year-old sister, Franje, who ...
Ryan Reynolds once envisioned himself, best-case scenario, as Wilson on “Home Improvement” or Mr. Furley on “Three’s Company.” “When I started in this business, my highest goal was to be the wacky neighbor on a sitcom,” Reynolds says. “It took a much different path.” Against his own expectations, Reynolds has emerged as one of Hollywood’s […]
Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The 45-year-old Chappelle shot to international stardom through his Comedy Central program, “Chappelle’s Show,” which gleefully skewered racial stereotypes and hot-button societal issues. He later made headlines for walking away from a lucrative contract over creative differences. Chappelle attended […]
‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile’ is a blah serial killer biopic. But satanism was most likely the reason behind Ted Bundy's murder spree.
The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 9:50 a.m. R&B singer R. Kelly is back in court for a hearing in his sexual abuse case. Musician R. Kelly, center, arrives at the Leighton Criminal Court building for a hearing Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt […]
Actresses Fan Bingbing, from left, Marion Cotillard, Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz and Lupita Nyong’o appear at a photo call for the film “355” at the Cannes Film Festival in southern France on Thursday, May 10. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) Sister Claire, left, and Sister Kate, from the documentary “Breaking Habits,” appear at the Cannes […]
A Hispanic superhero is sorely lacking in today's entertainment industry, and you can tell that director Bray's 'El Chicano' tries to fill that void.
It’s a wide-open field for this year’s CMT Music Awards as five artists have a leading three nominations each: Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris and Zac Brown Band. Nominations for the awards, to be held on June 5 in Nashville, Tennessee, were announced Tuesday and fan voting is now open at vote.cmt.com […]
Country singer Luke Bryan's life changed forever back in 2014 after his brother-in-law, Ben, passed away in a ...
The apple didn't fall too far from the tree when it comes to Patty Duke's eldest granddaughter. The ...
After producing plenty of elephant dung and other manure for years, Prague Zoo has capitalized on its expertise by creating a new permanent exhibit on the world of animal excrement. It displays information and samples of everything from fossil turds, also known as coprolites, from extinct animals to the excrement of modern-day gorillas, lions, elephants, […]
Prince Charles of Britain is visiting Germany on a four-day charm offensive during which he will stress the two European countries’ close ties. Charles’ arrival Tuesday in Berlin comes a day after his younger son, Prince Harry, announced that he and his wife Meghan have had their first child, a healthy boy. Charles, the 70-year-old […]
Now that everyone knows Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have a baby boy, there is widespread speculation about what he will be called. Royals have a way of taking their time about naming babies and the couple is known to want to do things at their own pace, so it may be a few […]