How this rock star’s cross-dressing past helped his Broadway career

How this rock star’s cross-dressing past helped his Broadway career

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How this rock star’s cross-dressing past helped his Broadway career
On a recent afternoon at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in Midtown Manhattan, Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco is on the verge of collapse. It’s not because of any rock ’n’ roll-related excess. He’s merely rehearsing for his stint as Charlie Price in the Cyndi Lauper-scored musical “Kinky Boots,” which begins Friday and goes… […]
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Dick Gregory, comedy legend and civil rights activist, dead at 84

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Dick Gregory, comedy legend and civil rights activist, dead at 84
Dick Gregory, the trailblazing comic and civil rights activist, died Saturday. Related
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Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

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Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
LOS ANGELES >> Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The […]
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Check out the NYC sites featured in Netflix’s ‘Defenders’

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Check out the NYC sites featured in Netflix’s ‘Defenders’
The working title was fittingly “Group Therapy.” Perhaps in a bid to throw rabid superhero fans off the trail, signs posted on streets denoting work on Marvel’s latest series, “The Defenders,” carried the fake moniker. The series, which was shot last winter and debuted Friday on Netflix, unites all of the heroes from the platform’s… […]
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Director says ‘When Love Kills’ examines ‘humanity’ of murderous stripper

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Director says ‘When Love Kills’ examines ‘humanity’ of murderous stripper
Actress Tasha Smith (“Empire,” “Jumping the Broom”) is donning her director’s cap for “When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story.” The TV One movie recounts how, in 2002, 19-year-old stripper Falicia Blakely — caught in a web of drugs, sex and violence — killed three men in two days along with accomplice Ameshia Ervin. (Her… […]
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Snooki, JWoww headed back down the shore for spin-off series

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Snooki, JWoww headed back down the shore for spin-off series
It’s time again to ask: where’s the beach? Related
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Al Roker, Norah O'Donnell take in Broadway hit 'Come From Away'

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Al Roker, Norah O'Donnell take in Broadway hit 'Come From Away'
Morning network TV rivals Al Roker and Norah O’Donnell picked the same night to visit the hit musical “Come From Away” Related
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Pablo Escobar may be gone, but ‘Narcos’ is still full of drugs, death and drama

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Pablo Escobar may be gone, but ‘Narcos’ is still full of drugs, death and drama
Let’s face it: I know I’m not the only one who had some reservations about “Narcos” returning for a third season. The series’ first two seasons revolved around the hunt for ’80s-era Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar (Wagner Moura). With his capture/death in the Season 2 finale, I didn’t think there was much wiggle room… […]
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‘Lion King’ director reveals major secret about Scar and Mufasa

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‘Lion King’ director reveals major secret about Scar and Mufasa
The director and producer of Disney’s 1994 critically acclaimed animated film “The Lion King” revealed in an interview that Mufasa and Scar are not brothers. The movie’s director Rob Minkoff and producer Don Hahn told Hello Giggles in an interview that the two lions are not brothers because that is not how a pride operates…. […]
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Theater geeks are freaking out about Amy Schumer on Broadway

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Theater geeks are freaking out about Amy Schumer on Broadway
Just call her Amy $chumer. Out of the gate in this new Broadway season, the No. 1 box office draw is a 36-year-old stand-up comedian. Can Amy Schumer sing? Can she dance? Who knows? Who cares? What she can do is sell tickets. When they went on sale for the comedy she’s headlining — “Meteor… […]
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Keira Knightley’s husband was a rock star — but she’d never even heard of him

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Keira Knightley’s husband was a rock star — but she’d never even heard of him
Over the past decade or so, actress Keira Knightley has enjoyed a slow but sure ascent up the Hollywood A-list, with roles in “Pride and Prejudice” (2005), which earned her an Oscar nom, “Anna Karenina” (2012) and “The Imitation Game” (2014). But her husband’s taste of fame didn’t come quite so steadily. Back in 2007,… […]
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Family sues film producer over Jennifer Aniston honeymoon death

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Family sues film producer over Jennifer Aniston honeymoon death
Carmel Musgrove was on the French-Polynesian island of Bora Bora with Joel Silver and his family. Related
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'This Is Us' Stars Share Their Hilarious Sylvester Stallone Impressions

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'This Is Us' Stars Share Their Hilarious Sylvester Stallone Impressions
Ahead of Sylvester Stallone’s guest-star appearance on “This Is Us,” stars from the NBC hit share their impressions of him with Access Hollywood’s Alex Hudgens. Whose is your favorite? Related
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There's an O.J. Simpson museum in LA – catch it before it's gone

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There's an O.J. Simpson museum in LA – catch it before it's gone
LOS ANGELES – A pop-up museum dedicated to examining the legacy of former USC and NFL star O.J. Simpson will open in Chinatown today. Displays in The O.J. Museum include sports memorabilia, a 1994 Ford Bronco, board games, a collection of 60 bootleg trial T-shirts and interactive exhibits. . Related
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Country stars stay quiet about politics these days, but Charlottesville may be the tipping point

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Country stars stay quiet about politics these days, but Charlottesville may be the tipping point
Nashville singers have largely been silent about current events since the election. This week, things were different. Related
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Tina Fey on ‘Weekend Update’: Ignore neo-Nazis, eat cake instead

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Tina Fey on ‘Weekend Update’: Ignore neo-Nazis, eat cake instead
Tina Fey returned to SNL‘s Weekend Update desk on Thursday, where the University of Virginia alumna spoke out about the recent white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville. “It broke my heart to see these evil forces decsend upon Charlottesville,” Fey began. “Then our president, Donald John Trump — which I don’t think people talk enough about… […]
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Justin Bieber’s new hit is here, and resistance is futile

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Justin Bieber’s new hit is here, and resistance is futile
If you thought Justin Bieber’s decision to pull the rest of his “Purpose” world tour dates last month would grant you some respite from the boy prince of pop, think again. On Thursday, Biebs reared his catchy head again with a new single, “Friends.” It’s a joint effort with his regular producer BloodPop, and even… […]
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Kit Harington gives dragon impersonation in social media video

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Kit Harington gives dragon impersonation in social media video
They might say, “You know nothing, Jon Snow.” Related
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Wacky heist flick ‘Logan Lucky’ is country-fried fun

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Wacky heist flick ‘Logan Lucky’ is country-fried fun
Painted cockroaches, little-kid beauty pageants, and gummy bear-and-bleach explosives: These are the hillbilly trappings of Steven Soderbergh’s “Logan Lucky,” the director’s return to the big screen in a loopy cross between his “Ocean’s” series and the lighter side of the Coen brothers’ work. It’s a lark, if you can tolerate the hammy redneck accents, and… […]
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Diddy's ex-chef suing for sexual harassment and more, but jury won't hear the case

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Diddy's ex-chef suing for sexual harassment and more, but jury won't hear the case
LOS ANGELES – The employment violation allegations filed against Diddy by his former personal chef, who says she was subjected to sexual harassment and forced to work long hours without being fully compensated for overtime, will be heard by an arbitrator rather than a jury, a judge ruled today. Plaintiff Cindy Rueda stated in a […]
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