Time Magazine 21 mins ago

Thunberg ‘a Bit Surprised’ to Be Time Person of the Year

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said she was surprised and honored Wednesday to be named Time’s youngest Person of the Year, while adding that others in the global movement she helped inspire deserve to share the accolade. As she left a U.N. climate conference in Madrid, Thunberg told The Associated Press that she was “a bit surprised” at the recognition.

  • Movies 7 hours ago

    National Film Registry Announces Diverse Class of 2019

    From “Purple Rain” to “Old Yeller,” the National Film Registry has revealed its Class of 2019. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden on Wednesday released 25 films that have been added to the registry.

  • Harvey Weinstein 4 hours ago

    Weinstein’s Bail Increased From $1M to $5M Over Mishandling Electronic Ankle Monitor

    A judge is weighing whether to jail Harvey Weinstein or hike his bail to as much as $5 million after prosecutors say he violated bail conditions by mishandling his electronic ankle monitor. The prosecution says Weinstein has repeatedly left at home a piece of the monitoring technology that keeps the ankle bracelet activated. The 67-year-old Weinstein’s lawyer says nothing nefarious

  • Time Magazine 1 hour ago

    Teen Activist Greta Thunberg Is Time’s 2019 Person of the Year

    Teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg has been named the 2019 TIME Person of the Year, becoming the youngest figure to receive the distinction in its 92-year history.

    The 16-year-old from Sweden has become a prominent face in the fight to save the environment from the effects of climate change.

  • lifestyle 7 hours ago

    Here Are New York City’s Restaurants of 2019, According to Eater

    Three New York City restaurants were deemed award-worthy by editors at Eater NY in 2019. The dining and nightlife publication on Tuesday announced the winners for its 10th annual Eater Awards in these categories: Restaurant of the Year, Design of the Year and Bakery of the Year. Momofuku’s latest korean food addition at Hudson Yards, Kāwi, came out on

  • Philip McKeon 6 hours ago

    Philip McKeon, ‘Tommy’ on ’80s Sitcom ‘Alice,’ Dies at 55

    Philip McKeon, who as a child actor was featured as the son of Linda Lavin’s Alice Hyatt in the 1980s CBS situation comedy “Alice,” has died in Texas at age 55, a family spokesman said. Spokesman Jeff Ballard said McKeon died Tuesday after a long illness. He said further details on where and how McKeon died were being withheld at…

  • Cuba Gooding Jr. 20 hours ago

    Cuba Gooding Jr. Accused by 7 More Women of Sexual Misconduct

    Seven more women have accused actor Cuba Gooding Jr. of forcible touching or sexual misconduct, according to a motion filed by prosecutors Monday in New York City. Gooding, 51, faces three misdemeanor counts of forcible touching and three misdemeanor counts of sexual abuse involving incidents with three women, who allege the actor groped them without their consent. He has pleaded not guilty.

  • Movies Dec 10

    Newspaper Criticizes Film’s Take on Olympic Bombing Coverage

    The current editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is disputing an upcoming film’s depiction of the newspaper’s reporting and decision-making processes surrounding the fatal 1996 Olympic park bombing. Editor Kevin Riley has written an op-ed taking particular issue with the portrayal of reporter Kathy Scruggs. A lawyer for the paper has demanded a public statement and a “prominent disclaimer”

  • Oscars Dec 10

    Kevin Hart Isn’t Opposed to Hosting the 2020 Oscars After Last Year’s Drama

    Kevin Hart wants to let bygones be bygones.

    At the Jumanji: The Next Level premiere on Monday night, the comedian revealed that despite his 2019 Oscars controversy, he is open to the possibility of hosting the 2020 Oscars, should the Academy ask him again.

    With Dwayne Johnson by his side, Hart humbly told Variety he would be down to co-host the ceremony

  • holidays Dec 10

    NYC Nabe Ranked Among Most Festive Christmas Cities in US

    The holiday season brings seriously festive decorations — with many people delightfully going overboard when it comes to their holiday decor. That is the case with Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, which was just named among the most festive Christmas cities in the entire country, according to the financial news website 247wallst.com. Christmas in New York is known world-wide and is on…

  • Television Dec 10

    The Associated Press Picks TV’s Top Moments From 2019

    Many have noticed how fragmented our TV viewing is, with multiple competing streaming services and dozens of channels pulling us in different directions. But the year also saw some jaw-dropping moments that found huge audiences, whether it was a royal interview or a viral alien. The Associated Press has put together a list of the best TV moments in 2019….

  • Bill Cosby Dec 10

    Bill Cosby Loses Appeal of Sex Assault Conviction

    A Pennsylvania appeals court rejected Bill Cosby’s bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday over issues including the trial judge’s decision to let five other accusers testify. The Superior Court ruling was being closely watched because Cosby was the first celebrity tried and convicted in the #MeToo era. The same issue was hard-fought in pretrial hearings before movie

  • New York Live Dec 10

    Gloria Gaynor On New Music & Shares Her Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

    40 years after her hit single “I Will Survive” Gloria Gaynor stops by to chat about her 2 Grammy nominations, new album “Testimony,” and brings us some of her famous sweet potato pie to get us in the holiday spirit. Gloria Gaynor’s Sweet Potato Pie Buttery Pie Crust Ingredients: 1 1/4 Cups of all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup…

  • Roxette Dec 10

    Marie Fredriksson of Swedish Pop Duo Roxette Dies at 61

    Marie Fredriksson, the female half of the Swedish pop duo Roxette, has died at age 61. The singer’s management agency said Tuesday that Fredriksson died Monday “of the consequences of a long illness.” Fredriksson formed Roxette with Per Gessle in 1986. The two went on to achieve international success in the late 1980s and 1990s. Fredriksson had radiation treatment

  • Michelle Obama Dec 9

    Michelle Obama Speaks Out on Impeachment Proceedings: ‘It’s Surreal’

    Michelle Obama views the impeachment proceedings involving President Donald Trump as “surreal,” but believes the nation can make it through the current political turmoil.

    The former first lady gave her thoughts on the impeachment inquiry in an exclusive interview with Jenna Bush Hager on Today Monday during a trip to Vietnam to raise awareness about the importance of educating young girls.

  • golden globes snubs Dec 10

    Golden Snubs and Surprises, Including Little ‘Cats’ Love

    “When They See Us,” the searing TV series on the plight of the Central Park Five got no nods despite critical acclaim.

  • Golden Globes 7 hours ago

    Here Are All of Your 2020 Golden Globe Nominees

    Is your favorite actor or show in line to win a Golden Globe award in 2020? Check out the list of nominees here.

  • Golden Globes Dec 9

    Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Elton John, J. Lo up for Globes

    The Golden Globes are looking more like the Grammy Awards: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Elton John are competing for best original song at the ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced nominees for the 2020 show on Monday. Others up for the music prize include the Oscar-winning wife-husband songwriting team Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (“Into the Unknown” from “Frozen…

  • Golden Globes Dec 9

    Nominees Revealed for the 2020 Golden Globes Awards

    Netflix dominated the awards, announced Monday in Los Angeles, with four films nominated for best film in the drama and comedy or musical categories

  • Staten Island Dec 9

    NYC Man Honors Late Wife Killed on 9/11 With Holiday Lights, Helps Raise Fund for Kids

    One Christmas display in New York City is shining bright above all others because it’s spreading both the holiday joy as well as the spirit of giving. Joseph DiMartino spends months decorating his Staten Island home with colorful lights and elaborate dioramas featuring animatronics of elves and Santa Clause − all in the honor of his late wife, Debra Ann,…

  • Golden Globes Dec 9

    Zellweger, Pitt and … ‘Cats’? Here Come the Golden Globes

    Renee Zellweger, Brad Pitt and Eddie Murphy are locks. But whether “Cats” has it in the bag, too, we won’t know until the 77th annual Golden Globes are announced Monday morning. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will unveil their nominations in Los Angeles beginning at 8:04 a.m. EST. They will be live-streamed on the Golden Globes’ Facebook page and

  • Critics Choice Awards Dec 9

    Critics’ Choice Awards 2020: The Complete List of Nominations

    The critics have spoken again, and Martin Scorsese’s film The Irishman could be a big winner next year.

    Nominations for the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards, honoring the best achievements in film and television, were revealed on Sunday. The Irishman, starring the likes of Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Karvey Keitel, received a whopping 14 nominations, including one for

  • Wonder Woman Dec 9

    First ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Trailer Takes Gal Gadot’s Superhero to New Heights

    The first trailer for the anticipated Wonder Woman movie sequel is finally here!

    The footage was released online on Sunday and also screened before fans at the 2019 Comic Con Experience event in So Paulo, Brazil.

    Israeli star Gal Gadot reprises her role as Diana Prince, aka the Amazonian Princess Diana of Themyscira, in the sequel to the hit 2017 DC film.


  • box office Dec 8

    ‘Frozen 2’ Leads Box Office Again; ‘Playmobil’ Flops

    “Frozen 2” blanketed multiplexes for the third straight weekend, continuing its reign at No. 1 with $34.7 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Walt Disney Co. animated sequel has already grossed $919.7 million worldwide. It will soon become the sixth Disney release this year to cross $1 billion, a record sure to grow to seven once…

  • caroll spinney Dec 8

    Sesame Street Puppeteer Caroll Spinney Dies at 85

    Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop. Spinney, of Woodstock, Connecticut, had been living with Dystonia for some time, according to officials. Sesame Street posted on Facebook that “since…

  • Rapper Juice Wrld Dec 8

    Juice WRLD Dies After Suffering ‘Medical Emergency’ at Chicago’s Midway Airport

    Authorities say Chicago-area rapper Juice WRLD has been pronounced dead after a “medical emergency” at Midway International Airport. The Cook County medical examiner’s office says it was notified Sunday of the death 21-year-old Jarad A. Higgins. An autopsy hasn’t been performed. Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says authorities transported a 21-year-old male from a small hangar at Midway to

  • Kennedy Center Dec 9

    ‘Sesame Street’, Ronstadt Receive Kennedy Center Lifetime Honors

    Actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt and the disco-funk band Earth Wind and Fire shared the spotlight Sunday night as part of the latest group of recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement in the arts. Also in this year’s class were conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and long-running children’s TV show “Sesame Street.” Sunday’s event featured a

  • Saturday Night Live Dec 8

    ’SNL’ Continues Trudeau Open Mic Moment in NATO Cafeteria Skit

    With a helping hand from late-night television hosts, the “Saturday Night Live” Cold Open shifted focus from the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump to his reception at the NATO summit in London. “This week, during the NATO conference in London, foreign leaders were caught on a hot mic making fun of President Trump,” an on-screen intro for the Cold…

  • Miami Art Basel Dec 8

    NYC-Based Performance Artist Eats $120,000 Banana Duct-Taped to Wall at Miami Art Basel

    A $120,000 work of art consisting of a banana duct-taped to a wall was ripped from its perch and eaten by a performance artist Saturday afternoon, NBC News reported. New York City-based artists David Datuna posted video of his gastronomical action, which he proclaimed was an “art performance” he has titled “Hungry Artist.” The banana piece, “Comedian” by Maurizio Cattelan, was…Get

  • Best of 2019 Dec 7

    Top Albums of 2019: Ari Lennox, Summer Walker, Anitta

    The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu: 1. Ari Lennox, “Shea Butter Baby”: A message to the Grammy Awards, in the words of pop music philosopher Mariah Carey: “Them chickens is ash and I’m lotion.” Them is the Grammys, and the lotion is Ari Lennox’s “Shea Butter Baby,” a product that’s clearly

  • XXXTentacion Dec 7

    Final Album for Slain Rapper XXXTentacion Drops in Miami

    Celebrities including Diplo, Playboi Carti and PnB Rock paid tribute to slain Florida rapper XXXTentacion during the week of parties surrounding Art Basel Miami. Hundreds of fans gathered at a posthumous album release party Thursday night to be the first to hear XXXTentacion’s “Bad Vibes Forever.” Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Noah Cyrus and Tory Lanez appear on the album.

  • Peloton Girl Dec 7

    Ryan Reynolds Saves the Viral Peloton Girl in Ad for Aviation Gin

    If Peloton’s commercial left you with questions, you’re not alone. People across the country have been obsessed with the stationary bike advertisement, which shows a woman receiving the popular bike from her husband as a Christmas gift. The actress, who’s been named “Peloton Girl” for lack of an actual name, does an excellent job of depicting the lackluster reaction any woman

  • friends Dec 7

    ’Friends’ and ‘Angels in America’ Actor Ron Leibman Dead at 82

    Actor Ron Leibman, who appeared in movies, theater and television in a career that spanned six decades and won a Tony award for Tony Kushner’s iconic play “Angels in America,” has died after an illness. He was 82. Leibman’s agent, Robert Attermann, said the actor died Friday. He gave no further details, but a person who knew the actor,

  • Dec 7

    New Study Shows the Tri-State Area Is Not All That Generous

    Even though Giving Tuesday was this week, it turns out that the tri-state area is not as charitable as we thought year round. While the World Giving Index says that the United States is considered the most generous country for the 10th year in row, a recent WalletHub study that  examined all 50 states suggests that New York, New Jersey nor Connecticut are among

  • Dec 6

    ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Cast Adjusts to the Limelight

    The creator of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” likes to send cryptic texts to her actors while the show is on hiatus. They’re often clues about what everyone can expect they’ll be doing. Before Season 2, Amy Sherman-Palladino asked Rachel Brosnahan, “Can you ride a bike and play pingpong?” Actress Marin Hinkle was asked if she could speak French and

  • Dec 6

    Belafonte Recalls Lena Horne’s Activism as Solange is Honored

    Lena Horne was a fierce advocate for civil rights in her later years, but that part of her legacy is often pushed behind her glamorous image. Her good friend Harry Belafonte hopes that a new award in her honor will push that aspect of her life front and center. “She had a huge burden. She was black, she was hugely…

  • Dec 6

    Singer Harris Was Impaired, Speeding When Killed in Crash

    Texas country singer Kylie Rae Harris was legally impaired by alcohol and was driving 95 mph when she and another driver were killed in a three-vehicle crash on a rural highway on Sept. 4, a northern New Mexico sheriff said Thursday. Toxicology testing showed Harris had a blood-alcohol level of .28 percent, which is over three times the legal limit…

  • Dec 6

    Veteran Producer of ‘WarGames,’ ‘Blue Bloods,’ Leonard Goldberg Dies at 85

    Leonard Goldberg, a network and studio executive and producer whose TV credits ranged from “Starsky and Hutch” in the 1970s to the current drama series “Blue Bloods” and whose independent movies included “WarGames” and “Sleeping with the Enemy,” has died. He was 85. Goldberg died Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from injuries suffered in a fall, according to a statement…

  • Dec 5

    Pierce Brosnan’s Sons Named Golden Globe Awards Ambassadors

    Pierce Brosnan’s sons have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Thursday evening that 22-year-old Dylan and 18-year-old Paris Brosnan will assume the ambassador roles for the 77th annual Golden Globes Awards in January. An ambassador is traditionally the child of a celebrity who assists with

  • Dec 5

    Golden Globes to Honor TV Pioneer Ellen DeGeneres

    The Golden Globe Awards will give its new TV special achievement trophy to someone who has been a pioneering sitcom star, a TV talk-show host and a game-show MC — Ellen DeGeneres. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association said Monday that the Carol Burnett Award — the small-screen version of the group’s film counterpart, the Cecil B. DeMille Award — will…

  • Dec 6

    Golden Globe Awards to Kick Off Awards Season on Jan. 5

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it has chosen a date for next year’s Golden Globe Awards. The association said Friday the 77th annual awards will be held Jan. 5. The ceremony will kick off a condensed awards season with the Oscars moving up their ceremony to Feb. 9, 2020. In January, the Globes were watched by 18.6 million viewers. The…

  • Dec 5

    Dancer Born With One Hand Makes Radio City Rockettes History

    A dancer born with one hand is making hoofer history as the first person with a visible disability ever hired by New York’s famed Radio City Rockettes.

  • Dec 5

    Chamillionaire Wants to Add Diversity to Tech Space

    When Grammy award-winning rapper Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki began learning the ropes of venture capitalism in the tech space, he noticed something almost immediately— he wasn’t seeing many people who looked like him. When he began to fund ventures himself, the heads of startups that were brought to him weren’t diverse, either, and that led him to create pitch competitions

  • Dec 5

    Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, Khaled Part of Pre-Super Bowl Shows

    Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, DJ Khaled and DaBaby will bring the heat to Super Bowl week in Miami. On Location Experiences announced the lineup for its second Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest, to take place Jan. 30 through Feb. 1 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. DJ Khaled, who has collaborated with everyone from Jay-Z to Justin Bieber, will…

  • Dec 5

    Willie Nelson Is Still Using Pot, Just Isn’t Smoking It

    Willie Nelson may have given up smoking, but he hasn’t stopped using marijuana. While in San Antonio last week for two performances, the 86-year-old country music legend told KSAT TV that in an effort to take better care of himself, he no longer smokes. The longtime marijuana advocate says he “started smoking cedar bark, went from that to cigarettes to

  • Dec 5

    Gabrielle Union, NBC Say Meeting About ‘America’s Got Talent’ Firing Was ‘Productive’

    Gabrielle Union and NBC both said Wednesday that they have had a “productive” first conversation on her firing from “America’s Got Talent” and her allegations that she was removed for complaining about on-set racism and other behavior. Union, who was removed as a judge after one season, tweeted Tuesday that she was able to express her “unfiltered truth” and “desire

  • Dec 5

    National Christmas Tree Lighting: How to Watch, Road Closures to Know

    The National Christmas Tree outside the White House was illuminated during a ceremony with President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump Thursday evening.

  • Dec 5

    First Indoor Snow Mountain in North America Opens at New Jersey’s American Dream Mall

    New Jersey got a taste of the first heavy snow of the season earlier this week and residents will be able to play in more snow on Thursday with the opening of “Big SNOW” indoor ski and snowboard slopes at the American Dream Mall.

  • Dec 5

    Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Turns 25 With Broadway Musical, Tour

    Alanis Morissette’s breakthrough album “Jagged Little Pill” is celebrating its 25th birthday on Broadway. The rock musical, set to open Thursday night at Broadhurst Theatre, features the Canadian singer’s most iconic hits, including “Ironic,” “You Oughta Know” and “Hand in My Pocket,” plus two new songs she wrote for the show. Morissette’s powerful lyrics highlight a suburban family’s struggle

  • Dec 5

    Cook County Judge Orders R. Kelly to Stand Trial Sept. 14

    A Cook County judge on Wednesday ordered singer R. Kelly to stand trial on one of four sexual abuse cases on Sept. 14, but it remains unclear which of the cases prosecutors will take to trial first. During the hearing in Chicago, Judge Lawrence Flood told prosecutors he wants to know by Jan. 22 which of the four separate indictments…

  • Dec 5

    Justin Timberlake Breaks Silence With Public Apology to Jessica Biel, Family

    On Nov. 23, Justin Timberlake started making headlines but for all the wrong reasons. The 38-year-old actor was pictured with his Palmer co-star, Alisha Wainwright, in a questionable situation—at least for a married man. According to The Sun, who first reported the news and obtained pictures and videos of the two co-stars, the two were seen holding hands and one

  • Dec 5

    Holiday Etiquette: 10 Rules for Gift-Giving This Holiday Season

    You’ve got your holiday shopping list made and you’re checking it twice.

    But are you getting the right gifts for the right people? And what should you do if you are strapped for cash?

    Following some simple gift-giving rules can help you easily navigate the holiday season. They can also help set the tone for your relationships for the upcoming

  • Dec 4

    Capitol Christmas Tree Illuminated Wednesday Evening

    The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be lit during a ceremony on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

  • Dec 4

    Chris Brown Reaches Deal to Resolve Monkey-Possession Case

    Singer Chris Brown reached a deal with Los Angeles city prosecutors today that is expected to spare him jail time for possessing a capuchin monkey without a permit.

  • Dec 4

    Clifford, Everybody’s Favorite Big Red Dog, Gets a Reboot

    Who’s your favorite big red dog? If you have one, chances are his name is Clifford. Scholastic Entertainment is rebooting the TV series about the giant dog with an equally large heart this week on Amazon Prime Video and PBS, the latter his home since the early aughts. The new show offers more diversity among the human characters and

  • Dec 4

    Back For a Gig in Stockholm, A$AP Rocky Won’t Play in Prison

    Sweden’s prison board says U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky won’t be able to perform in the Swedish prison where he was held until convicted of assault in a June street brawl in Stockholm. Citing logistical and security issues, Vilhelm Grevik of Sweden’s Prison and Probation Service told the Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet on Wednesday, that the prison board won’t be

  • Dec 4

    The Who Plans 1st Cincinnati Area Concert Since ’79 Tragedy

    The rock band The Who announced Tuesday night it will play its first Cincinnati area concert since 11 fans died 40 years ago in a pre-show stampede. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band will play April 23 at Northern Kentucky University’s BB&T Arena, across the Ohio River 7 miles south of the Dec. 3, 1979, concert site, where…

  • Dec 4

    Tom Brady Talks Balancing Family Time and Football: ‘I’m Certainly Not Perfect’

    The NFL superstar says he’s always drawn wisdom from the people around him and explains balancing professional commitments and personal responsibilities.

  • Dec 4

    ‘Irishman’ Named Best Picture by National Board of Review

     Martin Scorsese’s sprawling crime epic “The Irishman” has been named best picture by the National Board of Review. The awards, announced Tuesday by the National Board of Review, handed Netflix its second major honor in Hollywood’s quickening awards season. On Monday evening, Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” won best feature at the IFP Gotham Awards, which honor independent film. Both

  • Dec 4

    Willie Nelson Says He Stopped Smoking Pot to ‘Take Better Care’ of Himself

    America’s proudest pothead has decided to hang up his joint. Willie Nelson, the country music luminary whose name is practically synonymous with lighting up, said in a recent interview that he has stopped smoking marijuana due to breathing issues. “I have abused my lungs quite a bit in the past, so breathing is a little more difficult these days

  • Dec 3

    Eilish, Lizzo, Lil Nas X Named 1st Apple Music Award Winners

    Billie Eilish will be the first recipient of the Apple Music Award for global artist of the year, one of three honors for the pop singer. Apple announced Monday that Eilish’s “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” has been named album of the year. Eilish and her brother Finneas will also receive songwriter of the year

  • Dec 3

    Prince Andrew Accuser Says She’ll Never Forget the ‘Disgusting’ Sexual Encounter

    Virginia Roberts Giuffre, who said she was a victim of a sex trafficking scheme that led to her having sexual encounters with the Duke of York, Prince Andrew, is once again speaking out about the alleged sexual encounter she had with the prince many years ago.

  • Dec 3

    ‘Queer Eye’ Star Jonathan Van Ness Makes History With Cosmopolitan U.K. Cover

    Jonathan Van Ness just made history by covering Cosmopolitan U.K.

    “First non-female cover star in 35 years,” the Queer Eye star tweeted on Monday. “Thanks for having me @CosmopolitanUK showing more variations of beauty for young LGBTQ+ people YAS QUEEN.”

    As fans will recall, Boy George covered the magazine in 1984. One Direction’s Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik

  • Dec 2

    Famed Internet Cat Lil Bub Dies at Age 8

    Famed internet cat Lil Bub, whose birth defects made her one of the world’s most famous and beloved online felines, died suddenly on Sunday, the furball’s “dude” said. She was 8, NBC News reports. “It’s me, Mike — BUB’s dude,” owner Mike Bridavsky tweeted on Monday. “BUB has departed, she’s on her way home.” Bridavsky called his cat “the purest,

  • Dec 2

    Dwyane Wade Dismisses Criticism of Son’s Appearance as ‘Stupidity’

    Dwyane Wade responded to social media users who criticized the appearance of his 12-year-old son, Zion Malachi Airamis, in a recent family photo. The retired NBA star dismissed what he described as “post-Thanksgiving hate” in a tweet over the weekend. “Stupidity,” Wade wrote, is a part of “this world we live in — so I get it.” “But here’s the

  • Dec 2

    NY Philharmonic Concert Hall to Cut 500 Seats in Major $550 Million Renovation

    The capacity of the New York Philharmonic’s much-maligned concert hall at Lincoln Center will be reduced by more than 500 seats as part of a $550 million renovation that will cause the orchestra to relocate during part of the 2023-24 season.

  • Dec 2

    Former ‘DWTS’ Dancer Slams Substitute Teacher Lecturing His Child for Having 2 Dads

    A substitute teacher berated a Utah fifth grader after he said during a pre-Thanksgiving lesson that he was thankful he’s finally going to be adopted by his two dads, the parents said. The boy’s classmates said the teacher told him, “that’s nothing to be thankful for” and lectured the 30 kids in the class about her views on homosexuality. She

  • Dec 2

    NYC’s Le Bernardin Named Top Restaurant in The World for Second Year in a Row by La Liste

    A New York City restaurant has been named the best in the world.

  • Dec 2

    Learn the Secrets to a Perfect Dinner Party From Questlove

    If you’re lucky enough to be invited to a dinner party hosted by Questlove, be aware that nothing has been left to chance. The guest list has been carefully chosen, as have all the dishes. The music starts off with piano-heavy tunes and then builds as the evening goes on. The amount and quality of the booze is also carefully

  • Dec 2

    Save These Dates: 2019 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

    Want to make sure your holiday cards and gifts arrive in time for Christmas? Save these dates, and keep in mind there may be extra surcharges for rush delivery during the holiday season.

  • Dec 2

    Lizzo Goes Completely Naked For NSFW, Home Photoshoot

    Lizzo remains 100 percent that b—-. On Sunday, the “Truth Hurts” singer, clearly feeling herself, posted a series of completely nude photos on Instagram. With the help of her long hair and creative hand placement, the star posed on a luxurious orange velvet couch for the homemade photoshoot, which she gave a Titanic-themed caption. “Paint me like ya French b—-,”

  • Dec 4

    Lighting of Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Dazzles Crowds and Ushers In Holiday Season Amid Chilly Temps

    The Rockefeller Center tree was illuminated Wednesday in a festive ceremony, where spectators saw some security restrictions, faced street closures and bundled up for cold and blustery weather.

  • Dec 2

    Veteran ‘Will and Grace’ Actress Shelley Morrison Dies at 83

    Shelley Morrison, an actress with a 50-year career who was best known for playing a memorable maid on “Will and Grace,” has died.

  • Dec 1

    Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Olivia Jade Returns to YouTube Amid College Admissions Scandal

    As actress Lori Loughlin denies the charges she is facing in the college admissions scandal, her daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli has returned to YouTube, uploading her first video on Sunday since she was engulfed in the controversy earlier this year, NBC News reports. Giannulli, 20, the daughter of Loughlin and designer Mossimo Giannulli, was a successful YouTube star with a

  • Dec 1

    ‘Frozen 2’ Ices Competition Again With Record Thanksgiving

    “Frozen 2” kept a wintry wind at its back in its second week, setting a Thanksgiving record with a whopping box office bounty, while newcomer “Knives Out” found its own broad audience. Disney’s new set of adventures for Anna, Elsa and Olaf brought in $85.3 million in the U.S. and Canada over the weekend and earned an unprecedented $132.7 million

  • Dec 1

    ‘America’s Got Talent’ Producers and NBC Issue New Statement About Gabrielle Union

    The producers of “America’s Got Talent” and distributor NBC said in a statement on Sunday that they’re in communication with Gabrielle Union, who was let go from the show after reportedly expressing concern over offensive incidents on the set, to hear more about what she has to say. Last week, NBC confirmed that the actress and Julianne Hough would not

  • Dec 1

    Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at Troll Who Commented on Her ‘Chefs and Nannies’

    Chrissy Teigen was not going to remain silent after being mocked for having hired help for her and John Legend’s two children, Luna and Miles. The “Lip Sync Battle” star and model, a celebrity clapback queen, had posted on her Instagram page on Black Friday a photo of the kids with three employees, writing, “Grateful for people that make our

  • Dec 1

    Irving Burgie, Songwriter of Calypso Hit ‘Day-O,’ Dies at 95

    Composer Irving Burgie, who helped popularize Caribbean music and co-wrote the enduring Harry Belafonte hit “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song),” has died at the age of 95. At the Barbados Independence Day Parade on Saturday, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced Burgie died Friday. “Day-O,” written in 1952, has been ubiquitous, appearing in everything from the film and Broadway musical

  • Dec 1

    Pat Sajak Makes First Public Appearance Since Undergoing Emergency Surgery

    Pat Sajak is back in action! The 73-year-old “Wheel of Fortune” host made his first public appearance since undergoing emergency surgery in early November to enjoy a night out. Sajak was seen at the Washington Capitals game on Friday alongside his 24-year-old daughter, country singer Maggie Sajak. The game show host was sporting a red Capitals jacket to show his

  • Dec 1

    Kid Rock Goes on Vulgar Rant Against Oprah — Gets Escorted Off Stage

    Country rocker and rapper Kid Rock was caught on video lashing out at Oprah Winfrey in a vulgar rant while on stage at his Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse in Nashville, Tennesee, NBC News reports. “I’m like, Oprah Winfrey or Joy Behar, they can suck d— sideways,” Rock said, according to the video published on TMZ Friday.

  • Dec 1

    Brazil’s President Criticizes Leonardo DiCaprio Over Amazon Fires

    Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he claimed are partly responsible for fires in the Amazon this year. Bolsonaro’s remarks about the American actor were part of a wider government campaign against environmental nonprofit groups operating in Brazil. DiCaprio’s environmental organization Earth Alliance has pledged $5 million to

  • Nov 30

    Dying Man Saw New ‘Star Wars’ Movie Before Scheduled Release

    A terminally ill “Star Wars” fan watched “The Rise of Skywalker” on Friday — nearly three weeks ahead of its scheduled release — from his hospice bed in southern England, the man’s caretakers said. The middle-aged man was joined by his wife, two young sons and two brothers in the patient’s room to see the latest “Star Wars” movie, according

  • Nov 30

    Party Like a Spy: Spookstock Is Intel World’s Hush-Hush Bash

    Sometime earlier this year, one of the most elite social events in Washington took place, but without any fanfare or news coverage.

  • Nov 29

    This Epic E.T. Reunion Will Bring Tears to Your Eyes

    E.T. and Elliott have reunited after 37 years in a heartwarming commercial. Grab your tissues.

  • Nov 29

    Caitlyn Jenner Admits She Hasn’t Spoken to Khloe Kardashian In Years

    Caitlyn Jenner revealed she’s been estranged from “pissed off” Khloe Kardashian since her transition.

  • Nov 29

    For the Last 23 Years, Rod Stewart’s Been Quietly Building a Model Train City

    Rod Stewart, known for decades as a consummate crooner, rocker, fashion plate and tongue-in-cheek sex symbol, is adding a new element to his image: serious model railroad builder. The former front man of the Faces who has hits dating back to the 1960s has put the finishing touch on a 23-year project that has landed him on the cover of

  • Nov 29

    2 K-Pop Stars Get Prison Terms for Sexual Crimes

    A South Korean court on Friday found two K-pop stars guilty of illicit sexual relations with a woman who was unable to resist and sentenced them to up to six years in prison. The Seoul Central District Court said singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young received a six-year prison term and former boy band member Choi Jong-hoon a five-year term. The court said

  • Nov 28

    Pete Davidson Holds SF Comedy Show–But Makes Attendees Sign $1M Agreement for Entry

    Comedian Pete Davidson put on a show Wednesday in San Francisco—but ticketholders weren’t allowed in unless they signed a non-disclosure agreement with a $1 million penalty if broken.

  • Nov 28

    ’Supergirl’ Star Melissa Benoist Says She Was Victim of Domestic Violence

    “Supergirl” star Melissa Benoist said in an Instagram video Wednesday that she is a survivor of domestic violence, NBC News reports. In a more than 14 minute video, Benoist said that she was “quite nervous” before stating, “I am a survivor of domestic violence or IPV, intimate partner violence, which is something I never in my life expected I would

  • Nov 27

    Judge Upholds Charges That Could Put Weinstein Away for Life

    A New York judge has rejected Harvey Weinstein’s bid to throw out the most serious charges in his sexual assault case, dealing a big blow to the disgraced movie mogul as he sought to limit the scope of his looming trial and any potential punishment. The ruling made public Wednesday clears the way for prosecutors to bolster their case with

  • Nov 27

    Avril Lavigne and Billionaire Boyfriend Phillip Sarofim Split After 1 Year of Dating

    Hey, hey, you, you, Avril Lavigne isn’t Phillip Sarofim’s girlfriend anymore. E! News can confirm that the couple have called it quits after one year of dating. Lavigne began dating Sarofim, who is the son of Texan billionaire Fayez Sarofim, in February 2018.

  • Nov 27

    Shop The Show: De-Stress For The Holidays

    Christine Bibbo Herr, from NYCPretty.com, stops by with some easy ways to de-stress during the upcoming holiday rush!

  • Nov 27

    United Plates of Thanksgiving: 52 Recipes From 52 Chefs Across the Country

    From tropical fruit in Hawaii to fresh seafood in New England, and barbecue in the South to the hearty dishes of the Midwest, the flavors of the United States know no bounds — and that’s especially apparent on Thanksgiving.

  • Nov 27

    Why ‘The Mandalorian’ Episodes Are Short and Arrive on Disney+ Once a Week

    In an era in which binge-watching is the new norm, Disney+ is breaking the mold — at least with its new content. While episodes of old Disney shows can be watched one right after another, all of Disney’s new programming is being doled out in weekly installments, just like traditional cable. Then there are the shorter-than-average episodes.

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