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Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault. The brothers, who were arrested Wednesday, were released without charges Friday after Chicago police cited the discovery of “new evidence.” The sources told CNN that the two men are now cooperating…

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

(CNN) — Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation tell CNN Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.The brothers, who were arrested Wednesday, were released without charges Friday after Chicago police cited the discovery of “new evidence.” The sources tell CNN that the two men are now cooperating…

Jussie Smollett case: Everything we know so far

Jussie Smollett case: Everything we know so far

It’s been two weeks since Jussie Smollett says he was attacked in a Chicago neighborhood and a lot has occurred thus far. With all the twists and turns it can be hard to keep up with the case, but here’s what we know so far: What happened Chicago police confirmed they were investigating a possible…

Bryan Adams is not Ryan Adams

Bryan Adams is not Ryan Adams

Yes, they are musicians who share the same last name and the same birthday, but Bryan Adams is not Ryan Adams. This fact has become crucial in light of a report by the New York Times that includes allegations Ryan Adams engaged in sexually charged text messages and conversations with a girl who was underage…

‘Carlton Dance’ refused copyright registration

‘Carlton Dance’ refused copyright registration

It’s not unusual for the “Carlton Dance” to be loved by anyone, but the US Copyright Office apparently doesn’t think it’s all that special. Former “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star Alfonso Ribeiro has been involved in a lawsuit with Take-Two Interactive, publisher of the video game “NBA 2K,” and the publisher of “Fortnite” over avatars…

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are engaged

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are engaged

Valentine’s Day was a good one for Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom. A rep for Perry confirmed to CNN on Friday that the couple is engaged. The pair each posted a photo on their official Instagram accounts that clued fans in to the fact that they are engaged. The photo shows a super close-up of…

CNN has seen tape Avenatti says shows R. Kelly having sex with underage girl

CNN has seen tape Avenatti says shows R. Kelly having sex with underage girl

Prosecutors investigating R. Kelly are looking into a newly surfaced video featuring the R&B superstar, lawyer Michael Avenatti told CNN. CNN has seen the VHS tape that appears to show Kelly having sex with a girl who refers to her body parts as 14 years old. Avenatti, who is representing a man he calls a…

Academy clarifies plan for Oscars

Academy clarifies plan for Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is reportedly trying to quell controversy regarding the upcoming Oscars. According to Variety, the board of governors has sent a letter to the Academy’s membership regarding four categories — cinematography, live action short, film editing, and makeup and hairstyling — being awarded during commercial breaks. “As the…

Kristoff St. John’s ex-wife reveals his final words to her

Kristoff St. John’s ex-wife reveals his final words to her

Kristoff St. John’s ex-wife believes she knows what caused his death. “When Julian (their son) passed, he died of a broken heart,” Mia St. John told “Entertainment Tonight.” “These mental health issues are real. Kristoff suffered from bipolar, our son had schizophrenia and I just felt like it was so hard for people to pay…

Ryan Adams denies report he had internet relationship with minor

Ryan Adams denies report he had internet relationship with minor

Ryan Adams claims he does not recall having engaged in sexually charged text messages and conversations with a girl who was underage at the time and says he would not knowingly do so, following the publication of a report by the New York Times. Adams, 44, also said in a statement posted to Twitter that…

Jussie Smollett set to give first TV interview since attack

Jussie Smollett set to give first TV interview since attack

“Empire” star Jussie Smollett admits to feeling frustrated and angry in his first TV interview since he reported being attacked on the streets of Chicago. In a preview clip of what will air Thursday on “Good Morning America,” Smollett says the aftermath of the attack, which police are investigating as a possible hate crime, has…

The ‘Frozen 2’ trailer is finally here

The ‘Frozen 2’ trailer is finally here

Get ready for more Anna and Elsa. Six years after their mega-successful “Frozen” hit theaters, Disney dropped the first trailer for the sequel. The teaser to the upcoming animated film shows Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel) plunging into a dark and stormy ocean while trying to turn it into ice. Fans can rest assured that their…

Smokey Robinson doubles down on his support for Jennifer Lopez

Smokey Robinson doubles down on his support for Jennifer Lopez

Smokey Robinson has doubled down on his support for Jennifer Lopez’s inclusion in the Grammy Motown tribute. Lopez joined the Motown legend and singer Ne-Yo for an energetic tribute to the record label, which was founded by Berry Gordy in Detroit in 1959. But some people weren’t thrilled about it and Robinson posted a lengthy…

Lady Gaga supports Cardi B’s Grammy win

Lady Gaga supports Cardi B’s Grammy win

Lady Gaga is supporting Cardi B in the wake of negative reaction to the rapper’s Grammy win. Cardi B quit Instagram this week after some critics said her debut album, “Invasion of Privacy,” didn’t deserve to win best rap album Sunday night. The win put Cardi B in the history books as the first solo…

Amy Schumer fakes out fans with baby gender ‘announcement’

Amy Schumer fakes out fans with baby gender ‘announcement’

Amy Schumer has dropped some news about her baby’s gender. The comic and actress is expecting her first child with husband Chris Fischer. Schumer posted a video Tuesday on social media. “I know it probably seems like I’ve been pregnant for 1,000 years to you guys, but I’ve been working really hard,” she said in…

Jack Osbourne denies he’s a border patrol officer

Jack Osbourne denies he’s a border patrol officer

Jack Osbourne wants to clear something up: He is not a border patrol officer. The former reality star and son of rocker Ozzy Osbourne took to his official Facebook page after gossip website Radar Online reported he was working for the border patrol. “I DO NOT WORK FOR BORDER PATROL,” the younger Osbourne wrote. “I’m…