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Australian Comic Celeste Barber to Hit U.S. and Canada on Backup Dancer Tour

Celeste Barber is headed to North America. The multihyphenate, who has been nicknamed the “Australian Queen of Comedy,” announced this morning that she’ll be hitting the road in May with the Backup Dancer Tour across the United States and Canada. Produced by Live Nation, the 20-plus city tour kicks off with a performance at the […]

Actor Playing Willy Wonka at Disaster Event Speaks Out: “It Was Heartbreaking and Dangerous”

One of the actors hired to play Willy Wonka at an “immersive experience” fan event that became a viral sensation for all the wrong reasons is speaking out about what actually went down behind the scenes. The U.K. fan attraction Willy’s Chocolate Experience — which was inspired by Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory […]

Hunter Schafer Taken Into Police Custody During Protest at Biden’s Visit to ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Hunter Schafer was among a group of protestors who were taken into police custody on Monday during a demonstration planned to disrupt President Joe Biden’s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers. The protest organized by the activist organization Jewish Voices for Peace took place at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the famed headquarters of NBC television […]

Gary Sinise’s Son, McCanna Anthony Sinise, Dies at 33

McCanna Anthony “Mac” Sinise, a musician and son of actor Gary Sinise, died on Jan. 5 following a battle with a rare spinal cancer called Chordoma. He was 33. The CSI: NY actor shared the news of his son’s death on his Instagram and his foundation’s website Tuesday, where he wrote a heartfelt tribute. “The […]

Bradley Cooper Says He’s “Not Sure” He Would Be Alive if Not for His Daughter

Bradley Cooper is opening up about how becoming a father has helped ground him in life. During an appearance on Monday’s episode of the Armchair Expert With Dax Shepard podcast, the Maestro actor-director-producer revealed, “I’m not sure I’d be alive if I wasn’t a dad.” Cooper and Irina Shayk, who dated from 2015 to 2019, […]

Audrina Patridge Recalls Moment She “Locked” Herself in Closet After Bling Ring Robbery

Audrina Patridge is recalling the terrifying moment she locked herself in her closet after being targeted by the infamous Bling Ring burglars. During a recent appearance on the Broad Ideas with Rachel Bilson & Olivia Allen podcast, The Hills star and The O.C. alum realized they were both among the celebrities that were targeted by […]

Grandview Partners With Boys and Girls Club of Metro Los Angeles for Public Service Initiatives (Exclusive)

Grandview, the management and production banner founded by Matt Rosen and Jeff Silver, is partnering with the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Los Angeles in order to have its managers and clients support the next generation of youth via a multi-pronged public service initiative. The company is creating multiple verticals consisting of philanthropy, hands-on […]

Lynda Gravátt, Esteemed New York Stage Actress, Dies at 76

Lynda Gravátt, the Harlem-born actress who starred on New York stages in such productions as 45 Seconds From Broadway, Doubt, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Old Settler and Intimate Apparel, has died. She was 76. Gravátt died Friday at a hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, her son David Gravátt told The Hollywood […]

Digital Creators Relish in Not Being “the Only One in the Room” at TikTok Visionary Voices Black Hollywood Brunch

Hotel Bel-Air was bustling with some of the internet’s favorite content creators at the second annual TikTok Visionary Voices Black Hollywood Brunch in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon. The event marked the celebration of the social media platform’s 2024 Visionary Voices List, honoring 15 Black creators, small business owners and disruptors across industries.  “I’m used […]

Kenneth Mitchell, ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Actor, Dies at 49

Kenneth Mitchell, known for his portrayal of several characters in Star Trek: Discovery as well as roles in Captain Marvel and Jericho, has died. He was 49. Mitchell died Saturday in Los Angeles from complications of ALS, his family told The Hollywood Reporter. “Kenny was the keeper of countless enduring friendships,” they said. “Like a […]

Barbra Streisand Gives Moving Speech at SAG Awards, Recalls Dream of Becoming an Actress: “I Didn’t Like Reality”

As a teenager, Barbra Streisand dreamt of being an actress while sitting on her bed in Brooklyn with a pint of coffee ice cream and a movie magazine. During those days, after school she would make a break for New York’s Astor Theatre, which showed black-and-white international movies. Another time, she ducked into a showing […]

‘Where is Wendy Williams?’ Doc Explores TV Host’s Finances, Fractured Family Relationships and Alcohol Abuse

It doesn’t take long for viewers of Where is Wendy Williams? to see that the former radio and TV show host is currently in a fragile state. The four-part Lifetime documentary, which airs Feb. 24 and 25, begins in 2022 with Wendy Williams appearing to be back to her old self as she talks about […]

Diane Warren Performs Medley of All 15 of Her Oscar-Nominated Songs, Including This Year’s “The Fire Inside” from ‘Flamin’ Hot’ (Exclusive Video)

The legendary songwriter Diane Warren was presented with an honorary Oscar in November 2022, but if you think that means that the 67-year-old is done pursuing a competitive Oscar, well, then you don’t know Diane Warren. Indeed, for her latest tune, “The Fire Inside,” which is featured in Eva Longoria’s feature directorial debut Flamin’ Hot, […]

Rambling Roundup: Ridley Scott’s Very Expensive Roman Holiday

Ridley Scott’s Very Expensive Roman Holiday With accidents on the set, complaints about animal abuse and now reports that the production went wildly over budget, sources tell Rambling Reporter that Ridley Scott’s long-anticipated Gladiator sequel is leaving Paramount execs feeling a bit like Joaquin Phoenix’s Emperor Commodus — “terribly vexed.” Initially budgeted at $165 million, sources […]

Explore the History and Culture Behind Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’

This story was created in paid partnership with Apple. Martin Scorsese’s epic Killers of the Flower Moon has resonated with audiences around the world with its faithful and heartbreaking rendering of the Osage Nation in 1920’s Oklahoma. Now, Apple’s new virtual exhibit gives us the most intimate look yet into the extensive research and attention to cultural detail […]

Producers Guild Unveils 2024 Innovation, Sports, Children’s and Shortform Winners

The Producers Guild of America has announced the winners in a handful of categories ahead of the 2024 PGA Awards. The team for Body of Mine won the PGA Innovation Award, and the team for Succession: Controlling the Narrative won for outstanding shortform program. The winners were announced during the PGA’s annual West Coast Celebration, […]