A Canada casino says a performance by U.S. comic George Lopez will go on as scheduled Friday after he was arrested for alleged public intoxication.
Ceasars Windsor spokeswoman Jhoan Baluyot says the show is continuing as planned.Full Story
A California judge has ordered Chris Brown to remain in an anger-management rehab program and told the pop singer to return to court in two months.
The judge on Friday scheduled Brown's next hearing for April 23. That would come after what's expected to be a brief assault trial in Washington earlier that month.Full Story
More than 150,000 spectators are expected to throng the streets for Sydney's annual Mardi Gras parade on Saturday with organizers promising a bigger and sparklier event than ever before.
Some 10,000 revelers on 144 individual floats will make the journey down Oxford Street, hub of Sydney's gay and lesbian nightlife, in a vibrant show featuring drag queens, political parodies and plenty of glitter.Full Story
From winners sobbing uncontrollably to shocking political outbursts, bizarre snubs and streakers, the Oscars have seen it all -- and Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony could provide fresh drama.
Organizers of Hollywood's biggest night are white-knuckled as they brace for more unscripted moments that could anger television viewers or throw the finely calibrated global telecast off schedule.Full Story
There are four main centers where Academy members are concentrated: Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and London. The Academy hosts screenings around these four centers. It has several hundred members in Britain.
Awards screenings for Academy members tend to start in November, and from then until the Oscars: they’re almost every day. The distributors organize them all for us and the Academy collates them into convenient daily screenings. We’re pretty spoiled. We’re spoon-fed, really. But it is key for us to see as many films as we can before casting our votes, and if we don’t there’s no excuse.Full Story
Seven years after her Oscar debut, Ellen DeGeneres is back.
The 56-year-old TV personality talked with The Associated Press about her plans and preparations for hosting her second Academy Awards this Sunday.Full Story
Lupita Nyong'o delivered an emotional speech while accepting her honor for best breakout performance at Essence magazine's seventh annual Women in Hollywood luncheon.
The "12 Years a Slave" star and Oscar nominee for best supporting actress confessed Thursday that as a young girl, she had wished her skin would become lighter.Full Story
David O. Russell's crime drama "American Hustle" could be a big winner at Sunday's Academy Awards. But for the movie's many international fans, it may take a little longer to realize it. In their country, there is simply no word that captures the true essence of "Hustle."
So in Israel the film is known in Hebrew as "American Dream." In France, it's translated as "American Bluff." In Argentina, it's "American Scandal." In Portugal, it's "American Sting." In Quebec, it's "American Scam." In Spain, it's the "Great American Scam." And in Turkey, it's merely known as "Trickster."Full Story
In the summer of 2013, the world was abuzz with news that "King of Queens" actress Leah Remini was leaving the Church of Scientology. The more the public wanted to know about the mysterious, celebrity-patronized religion, the further Remini wanted to distance herself from the church, of which she was a member of for over 30 years.
In a candid interview with Buzzfeed, Remini, 43, reveals what growing up a Scientologist was like -- her mother joined the church before Remini's 10th birthday -- and what eventually drove her away.Full Story
Spaniards from all walks of life flocked as devoted fans to a Madrid music hall on Friday to pay their final respects to flamenco guitar virtuoso Paco de Lucia.
A stream of visitors ranging from politicians and music stars to ordinary citizens who only knew him from afar streamed past his closed coffin laid out in the Spanish capital's main music venue.Full Story