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[[tmz:video id="0_g8aydgu3"]] Pretty obvious now why Eric Clapton had to cancel his L.A. concerts -- the rock legend was rolling in a wheelchair as he jetted out of town. We got Clapton heading into Lax Wednesday ... a few days after he had to pull the plug on a couple of weekend shows due to severe bronchitis. The illness has clearly knocked him for a loop. One of Eric's daughters held his hand as he was wheeled to his gate. »
- TMZ Staff
It feels like every time we blink, a new star is chopping off her hair. Selena Gomez is rocking her shortest cut yet, the length of Lucy Hale’s bob continues to shrink and even Kylie Jenner is sporting shorter strands. But not everyone has the guts to go for a major chop — which is why skipping the commitment might just be the way to go. The best part? You don’t need a wig — or a hairstylist — to fake anyone out. We enlisted Shay Mitchell’s hairstylist, Color Wow band ambassador Chris Appleton, to teach you how to recreate her very believable faux lob, »
- Jillian Ruffo
Chuck Berry passed away on March 18 in Missouri, Variety reports. The 90-year-old guitarist was a cornerstone of rock and roll music, with energetic hits from the ’50s such as “Maybellene” and “Roll Over Beethoven.” He is also credited with perfecting onstage swagger, posing with his guitar and rocking out in a way that heavily influenced countless bands, from The Rolling Stones to Bruce Springsteen and beyond. Outside of effectively creating rock music, Berry also had a defining impact on the film industry, soundtracking two of cinema’s most iconic scenes and influencing scores of filmmakers and actors.
But even that cultural touchstone is eclipsed by Marty McFly’s cover of “Johnny B. Goode »
- William Earl
Taylor Hackford, director of the 1987 concert documentary “Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll,” on Saturday paid tribute to the rock icon Chuck Berry, who died earlier that day at age 90. “Chuck Berry was the greatest creative force in the birth of Rock & Roll – that’s a fact,” the Oscar-winning director wrote. “That’s why we all came together in 1986 to celebrate him in my film, ‘Hail, Hail, Rock & Roll': Keith Richards (Music Director), Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Linda Ronstadt, Julian Lennon, Etta James, Robbie Robertson and Bruce Springsteen.” Hackford also acknowledged the music icon’s reputation for causing a »
- Thom Geier
St. Charles County, Mo – One of rock and roll music’s last living pioneers, Chuck Berry, was found dead in his home in St. Charles County, Missouri, on Mar. 18, 2017. He was the “Father of Rock ‘n Roll” for his hit songs in the 1950s, but Berry was also known for his controversies and live concert style. He was 90 years old.
Berry, along with Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard and others in the 1950s, established the style of songs that influenced a generation of rock artists, including The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen and virtually any other guitar hero who had to learn Berry’s song “Johnny B. Goode” to get to the next level. His most productive period came in Chicago, when he recorded songs that he wrote for Chess Records on the near south side. John Lennon once said, “If you tried to give rock and roll another name, »
- email@example.com (Adam Fendelman)
18 March 2017 9:43 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll is Taylor Hackford’s 1987 documentary framed around an Oct. 16, 1986, concert at the Fox Theater in St. Louis to celebrate Berry’s 60th birthday. Among those appearing were Eric Clapton and Keith Richards. To honor Berry, who died Saturday at 90, Hackford remembers the film and its central character.
Chuck was more difficult than any movie star I’ve ever worked with. More complicated, more difficult, more diabolical. Diabolical is a fitting term. At the same time, I totally loved him.
I had six days to make the entire movie work, including the concert. »
- Taylor Hackford, as told to Kim Masters
Chuck Berry, not just a legend of rock 'n' roll -- but one of its inventors -- died Saturday outside St. Louis. St. Charles County police responded to a medical emergency call and found Berry unresponsive. They performed CPR, but weren't able to resuscitate him and he was pronounced dead at 1:26 Pm. Police have not released a cause of death. Berry's amazing string of hits -- "Johnny B. Goode," "Roll Over Beethoven," "Maybellene" and »
- TMZ Staff
Legendary musician Chuck Berry has died, police confirm. He was 90.
The St. Charles County Police Department in Missouri confirmed on Facebook that they responded to a medical emergency on Saturday afternoon where they found an unresponsive man.
“St. Charles County police responded to a medical emergency on Buckner Road at approximately 12:40 p.m. today (Saturday, March 18),” the police department said in a statement. “Inside the home, first responders observed an unresponsive man and immediately administered lifesaving techniques. Unfortunately, the 90-year-old man could not be revived and was pronounced deceased at 1:26 p.m.
“The St. Charles County Police Department »
- Michael Miller
Just call it “The A Team”!
Since breaking out in 2011, Ed Sheeran has rubbed elbows — and collaborated — with seemingly everyone in music. Back with his chart-topping third album ÷ (which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200), Sheeran sat down with People to discuss his new album. Naturally, his famous friendships popped up throughout the interview.
Below, the 26-year-old “Shape of You” singer, who kicks off his North American tour in June, opens up about his A-list pals and collaborators, from Tay(lor Swift) to (Jay) Z!
Between industry events and award shows, Sheeran has gotten to know the former »
- Jeff Nelson
In the world of the Real Housewives, the dinner party rivals only the vacation as the crucial anchor around which most important plot points are centered. Call your recent acquaintance’s boyfriend’s doctor to confirm that he is faking cancer? Hash out the situation at a dinner party. Want to have a psychic read the group to find out whose husband’s been cheating on them? Dinner party. These are real life situations that the series’ creator Andy Cohen knows all too well.
People caught up with the Watch What Happens Live host—who has teamed up with N. »
- Shay Spence
It’s not your imagination. There are foods that give you such a rush of pleasure from the very first bite that your brain screams for more—making it very hard to stop eating them once you start. That’s because they’ve been engineered with the right combination of refined carbohydrates like white flour and sugar and added fat to deliver a big glycemic load—a rush of blood sugar into your system, which triggers your brain’s reward center and makes you want more. In a recent study, food addiction researcher Nicole Avena, PhD, identified the most addictive foods. »
- Selene Yeager
There has been so much hype around Emma Watson’s Beauty and the Beast promo tour wardrobe and her personal mission to wear all eco-friendly, sustainable looks, that it’s about time her beauty routine also got its moment in the spotlight. Throughout the tour she’s been committed to wearing natural beauty products at every outing, and she just opened up her own personal makeup bag for an interview with Into the Gloss. Her must-have products will both inspire and definitely surprise you.
Watson remained very candid throughout the interview and wanted to be open about every product she »
- Colleen Kratofil
The clean and natural beauty revolution is taking off, and beauty retail giant Bluemercury is joining in on it.
Just last month, Nordstrom added an entire natural beauty outpost to their featuring products sans parabens, sulfates, phthalates and more in-store and online. Target followed suit, announcing their intentions to “green up” their beauty offerings within the next few years. And now, Bluemercury has announced plans to boost their selection of natural brands to their already wide selection of healthy beauty options.
After an increase in demand from their customers, the retailer plans on adding in a ton of new niche natural brands, »
- Kaitlyn Frey
6 March 2017 8:30 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Lethal Weapon has got a full chamber: Mel Gibson is starring, Eric Clapton performing, Los Angeles backdropping. It's loaded up with other hotshot elements as well. A cop thriller, this one's got all the grooves notched for a sure hit. But when the b.o. report comes back from the lab, Warner Bros. is likely to see that this seemingly sure-fire has scored much further from the box-office bull's-eye than it had anticipated. »
- THR Staff
It's another installment of the weekly Tubefilter Chart of the Top 50 Most Viewed YouTube Channels Worldwide and people are still watching a ton of Indian entertainment online.
T-Series is in first place on the worldwide chart for the twenty-sixth week in a row. The self-proclaimed largest music label and movie studio in India saw its YouTube channel shed 6% of its weekly view count, but still rack up nearly 229.9 million views. In a closerish second place is Ryan ToysReviews. The five-year-old's toy unboxing channel shot up 15% in views on the week to take home more than 188.4 million of them.
In the #3 spot is Ed Sheeran. The British singer-songwriter's YouTube channel bounced back after a down week to amass almost 171.2 million views in the week. Up next in the #4 spot is Canal KondZilla. Your online video destination for all things Brazilian pop music stayed relatively constant with a view count of just about 153.3 million views. »
- Joshua Cohen
Reese Witherspoon‘s a serious #girlboss.
On top of running her super-successful Southern lifestyle brand Draper James, she’s starring (and executive producing!) in HBO’s latest hit series Big Little Lies and now, the 40-year-old star just teamed up with Birchbox to curate two custom limited edition boxes filled with beauty and fashion goodies inspired by prints from the Draper James spring collection.
And the best part? The box was made to celebrate Women’s History Month and appropriately named “Pretty Mighty.”
Related Photos: Reese Witherspoon’s Best Style Tips
“We are so excited to team up with Birchbox — another dynamic, »
- Kaitlyn Frey
Stars spend countless hours sitting in the chairs of some of the most sought-after makeup artists, skincare specialists and hair stylists in the world. And that means they also learn everything there is to know about beauty straight from top experts. So who can blame them for wanting to take what they’ve learned about quality, technique, color and formulas and apply them to their own product lines? So many stars have started their own beauty businesses, it could practically be its own section of Sephora. But are they worth the (Kylie Lip Kit-level) hype? We wanted to find out. »
While the Kardashian-Jenner family technically lives in Calabasas, California, it’s probably safe to say that given the amount of time they spend on the road their true home is the Pj (that’s a private jet to us 99 percenters). This reality TV family‘s presence is constantly being requested at events and red carpets around the world, which means they’ve had to basically get a side gig in looking gorgeous the second they step off a plane to a crowd of adoring fans. And now, thankfully, Khloé Kardashian has shared all of her best travel beauty tips so »
- Emily Kirkpatrick
“La Femme et le Tgv” director Timo Von Gunten is too young to feel starstruck by his film’s star, legendary model, actress, and singer Jane Birkin. “For me, it was just Jane: A wonderful, beautiful actress, and I handled her very similarly to anyone else,” said the director, who still lives with his parents when he is home in Switzerland.
Von Gunten’s whimsical film is nominated for an Oscar in the Live Action Short category, and features an inspired performance by Birkin as Elise, a woman who waves to the train that passes by her picturesque window every morning. That part of the story is based on something Von Gunten read in the papers; the rest is pure imagination. In the film, Elise finds a note tied to a box of cheese from the train conductor, and the two begin a correspondence that reinvigorates her routine existence.
- Jude Dry
The journey of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Oscar-nominated “How Far I’ll Go” song parallels the eponymous teenager’s arc in Disney’s “Moana.” That is, until the filmmakers of the animated contender figured out Moana’s quest, they struggled with her “I Want” song.
Naturally, Miranda was inspired by the Disney films of composers Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (including the two directed by “Moana’s” John Musker and Ron Clements: “The Little Mermaid” and “Aladdin”). “Lin very much wanted to write an ‘I Want’ song, but we had to figure out what Moana wanted,” Clements told IndieWire.
Read More: ‘Moana’: How Disney’s Sci-Tech-Winning Drawing System Aided the Oscar Contender
First, Moana [Auli’i Cravalho] sang about being misunderstood and wanting to leave her island, which echoed Ariel’s desire in “Part of Your World” from “The Little Mermaid.” But, as Moana developed a more complex inner struggle, her song »
- Bill Desowitz
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