American Entertainment News for 4 May 2021
A Los Angeles judge has ruled in favor of the late singer's estate in a long-running tax dispute with the IRS.
ESPN 2 tried something new with an alternate broadcast of the Warriors and Pelicans game, and the end result was a mixed bag.
O'Brien's late-night talk show 'Conan' will air its last episode next month with an hour long special that will take a look back at its time on air.
“Why would you unmatch me? It’s me” Ever think you’ve been catfished by a celebrity? Ben Affleck went to the DMs to set the record straight about being “unmatched” on Raya. TikTok user... @NivineJay is going viral for a video she posted in which Affleck appears to confront her for rejecting him on the private dating app for members of the entertainment industry. In a TikTok captioned “Sorry Ben,” Jay begins the video with text reading, “Thinking of the time I matched with Ben Affleck on Raya and thought it was fake so I unmatched him and he sent me this video on Instagram.” What followed was Affleck’s plea. “Nivine, why did you unmatch me?” a puzzled Affleck asks, “It’s me.” @nivinejay Sorry Ben #raya #benaffleck #dating #fyp ♬ original sound – Amir Yass...
Merck Mercuriadis’ Hipgnosis Songs previously bought the catalogs of Shakira and Neil Young The Red Hot Chili Peppers are selling their catalog to Merck Mercuriadis’ Hipgnosis Songs Fund for as... much as $150 million, according to Billboard. Billboard reports that the catalog — which includes hits like “Dani California,” “Under the Bridge” and “Californication” — earns $5-6 million for publishers annually and was sold for about 25 times as much. Because band members Anthony Kiedis, Flea, John Frusciante and Chad Smith write their own songs, they likely had to sign off on the deal, the report said. The deal is just the latest in the recent flurry of catalog acquisition deals, including several high-profile deals from Hipgnosis worth upwards of $1.7 billion. Earlier this...
You're not the only one surprised by the sudden announcement of the new "The Simpsons" short "Maggie Simpson in 'The Force Awakens From Its Nap.'” For executive producer Al Jean and the team behind... the long-running animated series, they’re still marveling at how quickly they turned it around. “The Force Awakens From Its Nap,” which […]
As Samantha Jones exits and the other "Sex and the City" ladies return to the small screen to narrate New York City life in one's fifties, they will be joined by several new characters, mostly people... of color.
Today marked the first day of the Epic Games vs. Apple legal battle where the former is accusing the later of holding a monopoly over the mobile market. The first day is just one of many and it was a... circus. To start, the dial-in number was accidentally made public, so a large number of Fortnite fans called in to demand the game be brought back. One even yelled to the court, "I would suck you all to get Fortnite mobile back." Once the chaos died down and the dial-in number was continued, the proceedings began in earnest, including Epic CEO Tim Sweeney taking the stand. Epic Games vs. Apple Day One For those that may not be caught up, the legal battle between the two mega-corporations began back in August 2020 when Epic Games snuck in a hotfix for Fortnite on mobile. This hotfix snuck past...
Vanessa Hudgens and her Caliwater business partner Oliver Trevena hosted a star-studded retreat in the desert this past weekend to celebrate the launch of their new business! The Caliwater Escape was... held in Joshua Tree at the Mojave Moon Ranch from April 30 through May 2 to mark the launch of the new cactus water
The live episodes of The Voice begin next week, but we already know the Top 16 contestants! Each of the four coaches – Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Nick Jonas, and Blake Shelton – currently have... four singers on their teams. There was also a four-way knockout performance at the end of last week’s episode and
When Variety interviewed the Weeknd over the weekend about the Grammys' decision to eliminate nomination-review committees (more on that here), we naturally slipped in a question about the new music... he recently hinted at in social media posts, which presumably will be the follow-up to his blockbuster 2020 album, "After Hours." To our surprise, he […]
His wife, Jennifer Saunders, had shut the window he was cleaning from the outside The post Comedian Adrian Edmondson rescued by fire crew after getting stuck on window ledge appeared first on NME.
J-Hope, a member of the seven-piece K-pop group BTS, has donated KRW100 million ($90,000) to help children in Africa, it was reported on Tuesday. The same day HYBE Corporation, the powerhouse agency... behind BTS, revealed that its first quarter profits had increased by 11% compared with last year. J-Hope made his donation through Seoul-based ChildFund […]
We need more Kano in the new Mortal Kombat film series.
Welcome aboard, Commander. With the Mass Effect Legendary Edition just ten days away, the Normandy crew is preparing to reunite right here on planet Earth to celebrate. Jennifer Hale and Mark Meer... both shared the news, both voice actors behind the iconic Commander Shepard with this character's male and female counterparts. Hale shared the news on her Twitter about the May 15 panel, which will be a live cast reunion where fans can even get autographs: in 12 days link to stream will be out next week. save the date 5.15.21 noon PDT on my @YouTube channel @bioware @masseffect -- Jennifer Hale (@jhaletweets) May 4, 2021 Many returning voices are joining the event, including Jack's voice, Legion, Ashley Williams, and more. Sadly, this Normandy is going to have to go without its pilot, because...
A Manhattan judge ruled this week that a man who accused Kevin Spacey of sexually abusing him when he was 14 years old must reveal his identity for the lawsuit to proceed.
Who's in it and when are we getting the much anticipated follow-up to Fury Road?
The girls are seemingly planning big things for their 25th anniversary The post Spice Girls reportedly set to film sequel to ‘Spice World’ appeared first on NME.
Documents released during the Epic vs. Apple trial have revealed that the Japanese company won't work with partners tied to organized crime.
Cuomo grilled Santorum about his recent racist comments but people were more frustrated Santorum continues to be on CNN at all A lot of people were upset by Rick Santorum’s appearance Monday night... on Chris Cuomo’s CNN show, where Santorum largely avoided taking responsibility and made excuses, but didn’t apologize for his recent racist remarks about Native Americans. But people weren’t just frustrated by Santorum’s dissembling, they were also frustrated that he was even on the network at all after what he said — and this included CNN host Don Lemon, who apologized to his viewers who may have saw it, and (politely but firmly) called Cuomo out. We have that video further down the page if you want to skip to it. So for those catching up, two weeks ago Santorum was speaking to a...
On Monday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, host Jimmy Kimmel addressed the resurgence of optimism within America. “I'll tell you something. Here in the United States, things are really looking... up,” he said. “There's a new sense of optimism the likes of which [has] not been felt in quite some time.” Kimmel then cited a […]
She also portrayed Mammy Yokum in the Broadway and big-screen versions of 'Li'l Abner.'
The evening, featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O'Hara, Norm Lewis, Judy Kuhn, and more, benefits ALS research.
Bieber is in cornrow pigtails. We repeat: Bieber is in cornrow pigtails.
Kevin Feige told 'Rolling Stone' why they decided to pull Benedict Cumberbatch's appearance as Doctor Strange from the 'WandaVision' season finale.