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Randy Jackson, John Mayer and More Celebrities React to Chuck Berry’s Death: ‘We All Thank You’

18 March 2017 4:19 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Following the news of legendary musician Chuck Berry’s death, social media was flooded with condolences and heartfelt messages about the star.

Berry died in his St. Charles, Missouri home on Saturday when police responded to a medical emergency and tried to revive the unresponsive singer. He was 90.

Celebrities posted on Twitter and Facebook, sharing their love and memories of the beloved rock and roll star.

Record producer Randy Jackson posted on Twitter: “To the greatest rock and roll pioneer of all time Rip Chuck Berry. We all thank u.”

To the greatest rock and roll pioneer of all time Rip chuck berry. »

- Jessica Fecteau

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Cardinal X Review: Dir. Angie Wang (2017)

11 March 2017 1:05 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Cardinal X Review: Angie Wang directs a semi-autobiographical tale of her time distributing Ecstasy in college.

Cardinal X review by Kat Hughes, March 2017.

Any film which starts with Billy Idol‘s Flesh for Fantasy has my attention, and luckily for Cardinal X it also managed to maintain that interest. Directed by Angie WangCardinal X is a semi-autobiographical tale of a damaged Asian girl whom, whilst battling her dark past, had a brief stint making and dealing Ecstasy during her time at college.

Now, we’ve all seen films and television shows that chart normal people dabbling in the drug trafficking world. Frustratingly, most of these stories all follow the same pattern; they start dealing, become instantly super rich, the money and power goes to their head before finally they fall from grace. Cardinal X skirts a lot of those tropes. Our protagonist Angie is manufacturing and dealing for money, »

- Kat Hughes

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For William Bell, a Grammy Is a Lifetime in the Making

10 February 2017 12:59 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

2017 is William Bell’s 60th year in the music industry. He’s 77 years old. Cream, the Byrds and Linda Ronstadt have recorded his songs. And this year, he’s up for his first Grammys.

Strangely, they’re in what could be considered opposing categories — American and traditional R&B — but it makes sense for Bell, who never quite fit into easy categories. Performer, songwriter, producer — Bell has done it all.

Born William Henry Yarborough in Memphis on July 16, 1939, Bell, like a lot of soul singers from his era, first started singing in church when he was just 8 years old. He »

- Alex Heigl

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Ruby Rose Channels Her Inner ‘B—-‘ on Lip Sync Battle

25 January 2017 8:06 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Ruby Rose is “a little bit of everything all rolled into one.”

The 30-year-old actress laid it all there when she took on Resident Evil: The Final Chapter costar Milla Jovovich in Lip Sync Battle, in the teaser of Rose performing “Bitch” by Meredith Brooks is any indication.

Donning a black sleeveless dress and and lace up boots, Rose takes everyone back to the ’90s — causing Chrissy Teigen to crack up at her choreography and even getting her competition to cheer her on from the sideline with host LL Cool J

Jovovich, 41, has a few tricks up her sleeve as well, »

- Stephanie Petit

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Serena Williams Strips Down to Lingerie and Dances Like No One's Watching in New Ad

12 January 2017 12:36 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Hump day will never be the same.

On Wednesday, Berlei released a new sexy ad featuring Serena Williams dancing by herself in lingerie to a cover of Billy Idol's "Dancing With Myself."

The ad for the Australian intimates brand was shared along with the hashtag #DoItYourself, which holds special meaning for the newly engaged tennis legend.

Watch: Serena Williams Hilariously Trolls Fans Who Want to See Her Engagement Ring

"To me, 'Do It for Yourself' is really standing up for yourself and what you believe in and just doing it," Williams, 35, said in a behind-the-scenes video. "I always say there's going to be so many people who are not going to believe in you and try to hold you back from your dreams, but I believe that it's really so important to do everything in your life for you. And I think ultimately you get the best results that way."

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Serena Williams Dances Around in Her Sports Bra for New Ad – and Her Moves Are Impressive!

12 January 2017 8:19 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

We all know how excellent tennis champ Serena Williams‘ skills are on the court, but you may be surprised to know that she brings just as impressive moves to the dance floor. The newly engaged athlete is the ambassador of the Australian intimates brand Berlei, and she just put the label’s new sports bra through the ultimate stress test — showing its crazy level of support while moving to Billy Idol’s “Dancing With Myself.”

Williams has been an ambassador for several years (and a fan for over 10!) and her latest campaign with the company was one of her most fun yet. »

- Colleen Kratofil

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