Week of   « Prev | Next »

1-20 of 56 items   « Prev | Next »


Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Wed In France

11 hours ago

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were married in Chateau Miraval, France on Saturday after a two-year engagement.

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Tie The Knot

Pitt and Jolie wed in a private ceremony attended by the couple's family and close friends, reported USA Today. Each of the couple’s six children participated in the ceremony. Their eldest sons – Maddox, 13, and Pax, 10 – walked Jolie down the aisle. Daughters Zahara, 9, and Vivienne, 6, served as flower girls, while Vivienne’s twin Knox, 6, and Shiloh, 8, were the ring bearers. The nuptials were presided over by a California judge.

Earlier this year, Jolie hinted that the wedding was approaching and that her children would be involved. "I think the important thing is that whenever we do it, that the kids do have a great time," she said on Good Morning America. "And we all take seriously the love and the connection between all of us. But »

Permalink | Report a problem


Shirley Sotloff, Mother Of American Islamic State Hostage Steven Sotloff, Makes Plea For Son's Life

11 hours ago

The mother of Steven Sotloff, the American journalist that’s being held captive by the Islamic State, has issued an appeal to Isis to spare his life.

Steven Sotloff's Mother Pleas For His Life

Shirley Sotloff recorded a message addressed to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi al-Quraishi al Hussaini in which she addresses him as his new title – caliph – and appeals to him on both personal and religious grounds. By referring to him as caliph, Sotloff has likely become the first non-Muslim to acknowledge his new position of power, according to The New York Times, which obtained the video.

“I am sending this message to you, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi al-Quraishi al-Hussaini, the caliph of the Islamic State. I am Shirley Sotloff. My son Steven is in your hands,” Sotloff begins. “You, the caliph, can grant amnesty. I ask you please to release my child,” she continues. “I ask you to use your authority to spare his life. »

Permalink | Report a problem


Kate Bush Returns To The Stage For The First Time in 35 Years

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Kate Bush, most famous for her songs “Running Up That Hill” and “Don’t Give Up,” had her first live performance in 35 years on Tuesday to unanimously positive reviews.

#KateBush: Singer Returns After 35 Years

Bush put on a dramatic stage show at London’s Eventim Apollo venue—involving surrealist sets, monsters and paper airplanes. David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas and the upcoming The Bone Clocks, who is known for his unreal concepts and imagery, helped Bush develop the visuals and themes apparently in the show.

Her 35-year absence has long been contributed to several factors. She wanted to tend to her then-young family, she was a known perfectionist who wanted everything just right, and early on in her (first and final) tour in 1979, her lighting director fell to his death.

In the United States, Bush was known for her single “Running Up That Hill” which received a resurgence in »

Permalink | Report a problem


Jermain Taylor, Former Middlewight Boxing Champion, Out On Bail After Allegedly Shooting Cousin

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Jermain Taylor, the former middleweight boxing champion, is out on $25,000 bail after an altercation at his Little Rock, Ark., home where he allegedly shot his cousin, Tyrone Hinton. The usually soft-spoken athlete has been charged with domestic battery and aggravated assault—charges he has pled not guilty to. Little Rock officers reported that Taylor was arrested quietly and without incident.

The altercation had taken place between Taylor, Hinton and another man, who has remained unidentified. Police confirmed that while Hinton remains in serious condition, the third man was not harmed in any way. What led to the altercation has not been released.

Jermain Taylor’s Boxing Career, “Retirement” And Return

Taylor is not only a former middleweight champion, but on Olympic competitor as well. In 2000, Taylor represented the United States in the Olympics in Sydney where he won a bronze medal in boxing. He made his professional debut the next year, »

Permalink | Report a problem


Shooting Range Instructor Accidentally Killed By 9-Year-Old With Uzi [Video]

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Charles Vacca, 39, died on Monday after a 9-year-old accidentally shot the firing range instructor with an Uzi.

9-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Shooting Range Instructor With Uzi

Vacca worked as an instructor at the Bullets and Burgers shooting range near Dolan Springs, Arizona, and was teaching a young girl how to fire an Uzi when the accident occurred Monday morning. Video captured by the girl’s parents shows the 9-year-old effectively firing the Uzi in single-shot mode, but when Vacca switched the firearm to automatic, the recoil led to an involuntary movement of the gun, and Vacca was shot in the head.

“Vacca was standing next to the girl while he was instructing her how to use [the] weapon when the accident happened. Further investigation determined the girl pulled the trigger on the automatic Uzi, he recoil sent the gun over her head and the victim was shot,” reads a statement from the Sheriff’s Office. »

Permalink | Report a problem


Celebrities Celebrate National Dog Day On Twitter

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

National Dog Day was celebrated on Tuesday, with many celebrities tweeting out photos of their dogs.

National Dog Day

Founded by Colleen Paige in 2004, National Dog Day celebrates man’s best friend and was created to help raise awareness to stop puppy mills and encourage adopting dogs.

“I want this to be a day to encourage dog ownership of all breeds, mixed and pure – to help abolish puppy mills and end breed specific legislation so we can create a world where all dogs (and every animal) can live a happy, save and ‘abuse-free life,’” Paige states on the National Dog Day official website.

National Dog Day quickly took over Twitter, and many celebrities took part in the celebration, sharing photos of their dogs.

Happy #NationalDogDay from your uncle #Machete »

Permalink | Report a problem


Tony Soprano Lived In 'Sopranos' Finale

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Tony Soprano survived the final, fatal-seeming scene in HBO’s hit mob series Sopranos, according to creator David Chase.

Tony Soprano Lived

Chase finally revealed Tony’s fate in an interview with Vox writer Martha P. Nochimson. When Nochimson asked the question, Chase’s initial response was to ask with exasperation, "Why are we talking about this?" After Nochimson said it was mere curiosity, he shook his head “no,” adding, “No, he isn’t.” Other than confirming that Tony lived, Chase offered no further details.

When the Sopranos' finale aired in June 2007, there was widespread debate about what became of Tony, the series protagonist brought to life by the late James Gandolfini. Some thought he lived, maybe long enough to get brought to prison, but the vast majority believed that he was killed.

In the last scene, Tony is out to dinner at a popular restaurant, sitting at a table »

Permalink | Report a problem


Amy Poehler And Adam Scott On Set Of 'Parks & Recreation'

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Amy Poehler and Adam Scott were spotted taking a drink break in between filming scenes for the seventh and final season of Parks and Recreation Tuesday afternoon.

Amy Poehler, Adam Scott Film 'Parks & Rec'

On the Parks and Recreation set in Pasadena, Calif., Poehler was dressed up in a strapless purple gown. Scott, meanwhile, donned a crisp white shirt with a pair of dark dress pants. Both sporting sunglasses, Poehler walked about the set with a coffee in hand, while Scott was staying hydrated with water.

Poehler and Scott were filming scenes for a the latest Parks & Recreation wedding – which could be between Ann (Rashida Jones) and Chris (Rob Lowe). Regardless, it looks like Leslie Knope (Poehler) will be one of the bridesmaids.

Poehler At the Emmys

At the 66th Annual Emmy Awards, Poehler was nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series category alongside Lena Dunham (Girls »

Permalink | Report a problem


'Knee Defender' Causes In-Flight Fight Between Passengers

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

A Knee Defender, a flying gadget that prevents the person seated in front of you on a flight from reclining, caused a fight between two passengers on a United Airlines flight.

Knee Defender Starts Fight On Airplane

En route from Newark to Denver, a male passenger whipped out the Knee Defender and affixed it to the chair in front of him, where a woman was seated, reported ABC News. The man, who was using the space to use his laptop, refused to remove the device to allow the woman to further recline. In response, the woman picked up her cup of water and poured it on him.

Due to the in-flight altercation, the United Airlines Flight 1562 was forced to land at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, according to Transportation Security Administration spokesman Ross Feinstein. In the end, the dispute was deemed “a customer service issue.” No arrests were made, »

Permalink | Report a problem


Michelle Duggar Takes Anti-lgbt Stance In Robocall

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Michelle Duggar, the matriarch on the TLC reality series 19 Kids and Counting, can be heard making an anti-lgbt argument in a recorded robocall.

Michelle Duggar's Anti-lgbt Robocall

In the robocall, Duggar speaks out against an antidiscrimination ordinance that endeavors to protect the rights of transgender men and women in her hometown of Fayetteville, Ark. The bulk of her message revolves around the suggestion that the ordinance will allow men to enter women’s restrooms, paving the way for deviant behavior.

According to Duggar, the ordinance, "would allow men – yes I said men – to use women's and girls' restrooms, locker rooms, showers, sleeping areas and other areas that are designated for females only."

The 47-year-old mother of 19 continues, "I don’t believe the citizens of Fayetteville would want males with past child predator convictions that claim they are female to have a legal right to enter private areas that are reserved for women and girls. »

Permalink | Report a problem


John Rocker, Controversial Former Mlb Player, To Compete On 'Survivor: San Juan del Sur'

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

John Rocker, the controversial former pitcher for the Atlanta Braves, will be competing in the upcoming season of Survivor alongside girlfriend Julie McGee.

John Rocker To Compete On Survivor

Survivor: San Juan del Sur – Blood vs. Water will welcome 18 contestants competing as pairs. Rocker, who pitched in the 1999 World Series against the Yankees, might have an awkward run on Survivor. He may be known for playing in the Major Leagues, but Rocker is also famous for an interview he gave in 1999, in which he repeatedly called gay people “f----ts” and made racist comments, among other unsavory remarks.

“I would retire first [before playing for a New York team]. It’s the most hectic, nerve-racking city. Imagine having to take the 7 train to the ballpark, looking like you’re [riding through] Beirut next to some kid with purple hair next to some queer with AIDS right next to some dude who just got out of jail for the fourth »

Permalink | Report a problem


Douglas McCain, American Isis Fighter, Dies In Syria

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Douglas McCain, an American fighting for Isis in Syria, was killed in a battle against another terrorist group.

American Isis Member Killed

McCain, who grew up in a blue-collar town in Minnesota, was an aspiring rapper who moved to Southern California to pursue a career in the music industry. In 2005, the previously unreligious man, reverted to Islam. Less than 10 years later, McCain was on the frontlines with the Islamic State in Syria, where he was eventually killed.

Growing up, McCain did not show the signs of becoming a religious extremist, with former friends vouching for his friendly demeanor and joking sense of humor.

“He was a goofball in high school,” that classmate told NBC News. “Doug was a fun guy to be around. Played basketball, joked a lot, had a small sense of humor. Got along with most … Wasn't the best athlete, but liked to play.”

McCain, whose Twitter bio reads, »

Permalink | Report a problem


50 Cent And Floyd Mayweather Feud Over Als Ice Bucket Challenge Continues

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather, who were once good friends, have been in an ongoing feud that’s now centering around the Als Ice Bucket Challenge.

50 Cent Floyd Mayweather Feud

After getting nominated, 50 Cent decided to call out his ex-pal Mayweather. However, instead of following suit with the bucket of ice, 50 Cent offered to donate $750,000 to charity if Mayweather could read one page of a Harry Potter book in public without messing up.

Later in the day, 50 Cent changed up the challenge, telling Mayweather that Jimmy Kimmel would have him on his show and that he’d only have to read a passage from Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat.

"Got a phone call from my man, Jimmy Kimmel," 50 Cent said. "Jimmy said that if Floyd accepts the challenge, he'd put it on the actual show. You can read it on the show. We don't want to put pressure on you, »

Permalink | Report a problem


Charles Belk, TV Producer, Arrested By Beverly Hills Police For 'Fitting The Description' Of Tall, Bald And Black

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Charles Belk, a film and television producer, is furious after he was arrested by the Beverly Hills Police Department on Friday for being tall, bald and black.

Belk had just attended a pre-Emmy party and was going to check his parking meter on Lacienega Blvd on Friday, Aug. 22, when he was stopped by police and arrested on suspicion of robbery. Belk, who recounted his ordeal in a Facebook post on Saturday, claims that he was detained for 6 hours without being informed of the charges against him and was not read his rights, nor was he awarded a phone call when requested.

Police Arrest Black TV Producer For Suspicion Of Robbery

According to the Beverly Hills Police Department, Belk was arrested because he fit the description of a man suspected to have been involved in a nearby robbery committed by the “Purse Packing Bandit.” Belk was handcuffed and made to sit »

Permalink | Report a problem


Bill Hader 'Didn't Enjoy' Working With Justin Bieber On 'Saturday Night Live'

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Bill Hader was left less than impressed when Justin Bieber came on to host Saturday Night Live earlier this year.

Bill Hader Slams Justin Bieber

Hader names Bieber as won of the worst hosts he worked with during his lengthy tenure on Saturday Night Live in the new edition of Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live , written by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales.

“I really didn’t enjoy having Justin Bieber around,” Hader admits in the tell-all, according to the New York Post. “He’s the only one who lived up to the reputation. I think that’s the only time I felt that way in eight years.”

Hader’s opinion was shared by other members of the SNL cast who worked with the pop singer. Kate McKinnon, for one, noted that he wasn’t the best sport when it came to weathering an impression of himself. »

Permalink | Report a problem


'Pretty Little Liars' Fatal Finale Recap: Spencer And Mona Break Into Radley, [Spoiler] Dies

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Emily, Hanna, Aria and Spencer formed an alliance with Mona to break into Radley and Spencer was a arrested for the murder of Bethany Young in Pretty Little Liars’ Fatal Finale, “Taking This One to the Grave.”

Pretty Little Liars’ summer finale began on Thanksgiving day, with Aria (Lucy Hale), Ezra (Ian Harding), Hanna (Ashley Benson) and Emily (Shay Mitchell) standing on the street in front of a house where they had just discovered a dead body. Somebody has been murdered – there was blood in the house. Before the police begin questioning them, they receive texts from A: “It’s all your fault.”

Ali Is 'A'

Cut to 36 hours earlier, Ali (Sasha Pieterse) sits in a police interrogation room getting ready for a polygraph. Detective Holbrook (Sean Faris) stands behind the glass, and, curiously, when asked whether they should be waiting for Detective Tanner, Holbrook does not respond. (Could Holbrook be working with Ali? »

Permalink | Report a problem


Chris Soules Tapped To Be The New 'The Bachelor' Star

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Chris Soules, the Iowan farmer who vied for Andi Dorfman’s heart on the last season of The Bachelorette, will be the new Bachelor.

Chris Soules Is The Bachelor

“It's still very surreal," Soules, 32, told People about becoming the Bachelor. "It's going to be very difficult, but I just want to be very open-minded and have fun and get to know these women."

Soules emerged as a frontrunner to become the next star of The Bachelor after becoming a viewer favorite in the late stages of The Bachelorette’s tenth season. Though he seemed like the most probable choice ever since his elimination, Harrison didn’t announce Soules as the next Bachelor on the After the Final Rose special, when the next Bachelor is traditionally announced.

“There are endless discussions and heated debates on which direction to go and what to do,” Harrison explained at the time. “We are very close to making that decision, »

Permalink | Report a problem


Pamela Anderson Calls Off Divorce From Husband Rick Salomon

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Pamela Anderson no longer wants to divorce Rick Salomon and is taking action to have the filing thrown out by a judge.

Pamela Anderson Not Divorcing Rick Salomon

Anderson petitioned to dismiss her divorce filing on Aug. 21 after reconciling with Salomon and going on a vacation with him to Copenhagen, Denmark, reported People. After the initial filing back in July, it was revealed that the former Baywatch star was threatening divorce as a stunt to encourage Salomon to get his act together.

“Pam felt the only thing she could do at this point in her relationship and marriage to Rick was to file for divorce because of his wild partying,” an insider told Radar Online. “They love each other, but it's always a roller coaster with Pam and Rick. No one should be shocked if they reconcile. Since she filed for divorce, Rick has been begging Pam to halt the proceedings. »

Permalink | Report a problem


Chelsea Handler Says Goodbye To 'Chelsea Lately': Gets Nude In Shower With Ellen DeGeneres

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Chelsea Handler gathered together her best friends in show business for her last Chelsea Lately show. Among the big names to bid Handler goodbye, was Ellen DeGeneres, who confronted the nude host in the shower.

Chelsea Handler's Last 'Chelsea Lately' Show

On Tuesday night, Handler signed off late-night and said goodbye to E! after seven years with the help of her A-list pals, which included best friend Jennifer Aniston and her husband Justin Theroux, Courteney Cox, Sandra Bullock, Gwen Stefani, Melissa McCarthy, 50 Cent, Miley Cyrus, Vanessa Hudgens, Gerard Butler and more.

At the conclusion of the special, Handler recruited her pals to sing a song with lyrics set to "We Are the World." Stefani kicked off the song and solos were later sung by Fergie, Tim Gunn, Avril Lavingne, Josh Gad, Butler, Alannis Morissette, Leanne Rimes and Dave Grohl. Providing the signing for the number was Academy Award-winner Marlee Matlin. »

Permalink | Report a problem


Young Jeezy Arrested For Possession Of Assault Rifle; Firearm Found After Shooting At Wiz Khalifa Concert

26 August 2014 9:00 PM, PDT

Rapper Young Jeezy was arrested for possession of an assault rifle after the firearm was discovered when investigators were looking into the fatal shooting at Wiz Khalifa’s concert in Mountain View, Calif., Friday night.

Young Jeezy Arrested

Jeezy was taken into custody Sunday night after police discovered the assault rifle in his tour bus – that was parked at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine – while carrying out a search warrant, according to TMZ. In addition to Jeezy, a five other people in the rapper’s entourage were arrested for gun possession.

Jeezy is still in police custody and is being held on $1 million bond.

On Friday night, there was a shooting at Wiz Khalifa’s concert at the Shoreline Aphitheater where 38-year-old Eric Johnson was killed backstage after getting shot five times. Jeezy has been touring with Wiz Khalifa on the Under the Influence of Music tour.

"The investigation »

Permalink | Report a problem


1-20 of 56 items   « Prev | Next »



IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners