Susan Sarandon and Melissa Barrera dropped from Hollywood companies after comments on Israel-Hamas war
Oscar-winning actor Susan Sarandon and “Scream” star Melissa Barrera were each dropped by Hollywood companies after making comments on the Israel-Hamas war that some deemed antisemitic.
The founding editor of The Washington Monthly magazine and its editor-in-chief for three decades, Charles Peters, has died. He was 96.
K-pop superstar Rosé has joined U.S. first lady Jill Biden at a mental health event to talk about how even famous people grapple with emotional struggles.
The British author of the Booker Prize-winning novel “Possession” has died at the age of 87. A.S. Byatt’s publisher, Chatto & Windus, said Friday that the author, whose full name was Antonia Byatt, died “peacefully at home surrounded by close family.”
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Nov. 19-25 include “Dancing With the Stars” judge Bruno Tonioli, football player-turned-TV host Michael Strahan and actor Katherine Heigl.
The nominees for next year’s Grammy Awards have been announced. SZA is the leading nominee with nine, including in the album and record of the year categories.
South Carolina naturalist Rudy Mancke, who shared his vast love for the outdoors with public television viewers and radio listeners for decades has died.
Putting together a collection of Bush’s greatest hits was relatively easy. Convincing frontman Gavin Rossdale to do it was harder. He thought it sounded like a farewell.
People magazine has named Patrick Dempsey as its Sexiest Man Alive. The actor and race car driver takes the mantle from “Captain America” star Chris Evans, who was 2022’s selection.
Twenty-five years ago, an R.E.M. album arrived that didn’t sound like a typical R.E.M. album. “Up,” the band’s 11th album which dropped in the fall of 1998, was a curious and challenging collection that split fans and critics alike but reveals more interesting things with each listen.
Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi play Priscilla and Elvis Presley in Sofia Coppola’s new film, now playing in theaters nationwide.
“The Family Chantel” star Pedro Jimeno, who is recently divorced from Chantel Everett, says the “damage is done” and “it’s not going to be any reconciliation in the future.”
Boy George is returning to Broadway in “Moulin Rouge! The Musical.” The singer-songwriter whose hits include “Karma Chameleon” and “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” will play Moulin Rouge club owner Harold Zidler in the jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie.
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Nov. 12-18 include actor-TV host Whoopi Goldberg, guitarist Kirk Hammett of Metallica and singer TJ Osborne of Brothers Osborne.
This holiday season, the mean ol’ Grinch gets a comedy podcast series hosted by James Austin Johnson
What would the mean ol’ Grinch be doing in 2023? Would that Christmas sad sack be hosting a cooking show on TikTok? Writing long essays for Substack?
Rapper Kendrick Lamar will headline Move Afrika: A Global Citizen Experience, a new initiative to establish an international touring circuit on the continent of Africa launching with a concert in Kigali, Rwanda on Dec. 6.
Cher is obviously a superstar but even a superstar is happy to be the opening act when it comes to Santa.
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Nov. 5-11 include singer Art Garfunkel, actor Ethan Hawke and rapper Pepa of Salt-N-Pepa.
This is it — the last “new” Beatles song. Sixty years after the onset of Beatlemania, the surviving members of the quartet are releasing the song “Now And Then.”
Richard Roundtree, the trailblazing actor for Black filmmakers who starred as the ultra-smooth private detective in the 1971 action movie “Shaft” and several sequels, has died.
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4 include actor Winona Ryder, actor Tracee Ellis Ross and reality show personality and model Kendall Jenner.
Spain’s royal family have presided over the presentation of this year’s Princess of Asturias awards that are among the most important in the Spanish-speaking world.
There isn’t much Cher hasn’t done in her career. She’s achieved EGOT status. She’s the only artist to have a No. 1 song in each of the past six decades.
In July, country music star Craig Morgan re-enlisted in the Army Reserves at age 59. It was on the historic Grand Ole Opry stage, where he’s performed so many times before.
Will Smith joined wife Jada Pinkett Smith on stage as she promoted her new memoir in her hometown of Baltimore, pledging lifelong support for her.
Oscar-nominated actor Burt Young has died. Young played Paulie, the angry, grumbling best friend and brother-in-law of Sylvester Stallone in six “Rocky” movies.
Thirty-two years after “The Firm” launched his career as a legal novelist who churns out bestselling books that inevitably become movies, John Grisham returns with a sequel starring Mitch McDeere.
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Oct. 22-28 include actor Kevin Kline, bassist Robert Trujillo of Metallica and comedian Samantha Bee.
Piper Laurie, the strong-willed, Oscar-nominated actor who performed in acclaimed roles despite at one point abandoning acting altogether in search of a “more meaningful” life, has died.
Nobel laureate Louise Glück has died at 80. Over more than 60 years of published work, Glück honed a narrative of disillusion, entrapment, alienation, betrayal and longing, spelled by moments of ecstasy and contentment.
Cellist Alisa Weilerstein and conductor Rafael Payare are on a four-concert cross-country run that ends Friday night at Carnegie Hall.