A lawyer for Marion “Suge” Knight says the Death Row Records founder was at the wheel of a car that struck two men, killing one, in a Los Angeles suburb.
California ska/punk band Reel Big Fish has been entertaining audiences for two decades with their upbeat songs celebrating partying, drinking and slyly enjoying life — usually peppered with a rather colorful vocabulary. The band spends a good chunk of the year on the road, as most established bands must now do to turn a profit.
Comedian Chelsea Handler slapped on a couple of Israeli flag pasties and sat atop a camel for a photo she posted on Instagram as part of the “free the nipple” movement.
Hollywood’s Julianne Moore — who most recently played the character of Sarah Palin in “Game Change,” the 2012 HBO movie — said her mother’s death in 2009 solidified one world view: God does not exist.
While performing the eulogy for gospel legend Andraé Crouch, Stevie Wonder decried what he believes is racism against President Obama, arguing that despite the president’s best efforts, too many Americans dislike him simply because he’s black.
“Fifty Shades of Grey” doesn’t come out for two more weeks, but it has been breaking ticket sales records, said Fandango, the online movie entertainment and ticket seller.
Former pro wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has joined director Michael Moore and actor Seth Rogen in denigrating “American Sniper” and its subject, the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.
There was a time in Hollywood where genre-bending was all the rage, and this year’s first major entry in cinema hybrid comes in the form of “Black Sea,” a combination submarine/heist thriller from Scottish helmer Kevin Macdonald, who directed the Oscar-winning “Last King of Scotland.”
David Oyelowo, who played Martin Luther King Jr. in the Oscar-nominated film “Selma,” is defending British actor Benedict Cumberbatch after he used the word “colored” to describe black actors.
“Selma” director Ava DuVernay said Tuesday that she wasn’t at all surprised she wasn’t nominated for an Oscar for best director and hopes that all the “hoopla” surrounding the supposed snub will shine a light on Hollywood’s “systemic” lack of racial diversity.