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Ne-Yo ‘overjoyed’ as he and wife Crystal Smith prepare to welcome baby number 3

Ne-Yo ‘overjoyed’ as he and wife Crystal Smith prepare to welcome baby number 3

Ne-Yo’s family is growing — and the R&B musician is delighted. The “So Sick” singer announced the news that his wife, Crystal Smith, is pregnant with their third child in a touching Instagram post on Sunday. “Overjoyed to announce… the family is expanding,” the 41-year-old singer-songwriter captioned a video clip of the couple embracing, with…

Why the red planet captures our imagination in movies and books

Why the red planet captures our imagination in movies and books

Consider the odds of your having been born: from the earliest stirrings of protohominid life — the ones writer Arthur C. Clarke and director Stanley Kubrick imagined in “2001: A Space Odyssey” — to the present, across untold generations. The odds against your being you are massive, while the odds for your being you are…

Kim Kardashian West files for divorce from Kanye West

Kim Kardashian West files for divorce from Kanye West

Kim Kardashian West has filed for divorce from Kanye West, a court clerk for Los Angeles Superior Court confirmed to CNN on Friday. Christy Welder, a representative for Kardashian West, confirmed the divorce filing but said Kardashian West had no additional comment. CNN has reached out to West for comment. Details from the filing were…

‘Allen v. Farrow’ renews questions about Woody Allen, and separating art from the artist

‘Allen v. Farrow’ renews questions about Woody Allen, and separating art from the artist

Woody Allen didn’t cooperate with “Allen v. Farrow,” a four-part HBO docuseries that goes beyond tabloid headlines in examining the director’s relationship with Mia Farrow and sexual-assault allegations by their daughter Dylan. Extensive access to the Farrows makes this an intimate look at that history, while renewing questions about separating art from the artist and…

‘Nomadland’ drops Frances McDormand into a rootless life on the open road

‘Nomadland’ drops Frances McDormand into a rootless life on the open road

As with her breakthrough movie “The Rider,” director Chloé Zhao straddles a line between fiction and reality with “Nomadland,” parachuting Frances McDormand into what almost feels like a documentary about those living a rootless existence as nomads traveling across America. It’s a very good film, if one that cruises into awards season fueled by what…

Cameron Diaz reveals why she ‘couldn’t imagine’ returning to acting

Cameron Diaz reveals why she ‘couldn’t imagine’ returning to acting

It has been seven years since Cameron Diaz appeared on the big screen, but the former Hollywood actress has said she is in no rush to return to acting. Appearing on US radio show “Quarantined with Bruce” on Thursday to promote her new wine brand, the 48-year-old star revealed that becoming a mother had shifted…

‘NCIS: New Orleans’ will end after Season 7

‘NCIS: New Orleans’ will end after Season 7

“NCIS: New Orleans” is ending. The show, the newest in the “NCIS” franchise, will finish after its current seventh season. The series finale will air May 16. Executive produced by and starring Scott Bakula, the show investigates criminal cases involving military personnel in New Orleans. “Sad to end our love affair with this phenomenal city…

Blue Ivy Carter shines in mom Beyoncé’s new campaign

Blue Ivy Carter shines in mom Beyoncé’s new campaign

Blue Ivy Carter is a little fashionista in mom Beyoncé’s latest Adidas x Ivy Park campaign. The 9-year-old modeled mom’s “Icy Park” capsule collection, which will be released on Friday. In the ads, Beyoncé is near her daughter, who in one shot wears a cropped jacket and sneakers from the streetwear line. Blue spins and…

‘The Masked Dancer’ finale reveals identity of the last three celebrities

‘The Masked Dancer’ finale reveals identity of the last three celebrities

The moves and music have come to an end on the first season of “The Masked Dancer.” Gymnast Gabby Douglas was named the winner after being revealed as Cotton Candy, dancing to “This Is Me,” by Kesha, on Wednesday’s finale. The Olympic gold medalist took home the trophy after beating runner-up Sloth, who turned out…

Country singer Luke Combs apologizes for past use of the Confederate flag

Country singer Luke Combs apologizes for past use of the Confederate flag

Luke Combs has issued an apology for past use of the Confederate flag in his performances. Followers on social media pointed out that when the country star appeared in the music video for Ryan Upchurch’s “Can I Get a Outlaw” in 2015, he was in front of a Confederate flag. He was also using an…

Demi Lovato reveals she had multiple strokes, brain damage after overdose

Demi Lovato reveals she had multiple strokes, brain damage after overdose

Demi Lovato is under no obligation to share the deeply personal story of her struggle with mental health and addiction with the public, but the singer is choosing to do it on her own terms in a new four-part YouTube documentary, the trailer for which was released on Wednesday. The trailer for “Demi Lovato: Dancing…

Driver arrested in connection with hit-and-run death of Nicki Minaj’s father

Driver arrested in connection with hit-and-run death of Nicki Minaj’s father

The man who allegedly struck and killed Nicki Minaj’s father in a hit-and-run was arrested on Wednesday, according to Nassau County Police. Nassau Police Homicide Squad Detective Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick announced that Charles Polevich, 70, had turned himself in on Wednesday, and was charged with leaving the scene of an auto accident with a fatality…

Ashley Judd shares harrowing details from accident in Congo

Actress Ashley Judd is grateful to the Congolese people who helped her in her time of need. Judd on Tuesday shared intimate photos and details from the horrific 55-hour ordeal during which she struggled to find treatment for a leg injury while on a research trip. She first spoke about the incident over the weekend,…

Paris Hilton is engaged to boyfriend Carter Reum

Paris Hilton is engaged to boyfriend Carter Reum

Paris Hilton is engaged. Hilton’s boyfriend Carter Reum popped the question to the socialite and reality star over the weekend after one year of dating. She confirmed the news on her website and on Instagram, calling Reum her “soulmate.” “When you find your soulmate, you don’t just know it. You feel it,” Hilton captioned the…

‘Behind Her Eyes’ is a twisty drama that earns its time in front of your eyes

‘Behind Her Eyes’ is a twisty drama that earns its time in front of your eyes

The less you know about “Behind Her Eyes” going in the better, and while the Netflix drama feels slow-going at first, patience has its rewards. By the time it’s over, this sci-fi-tinged limited series becomes a buzzworthy binge, one that will likely have you thinking back to clues you might have missed along the way.…

Emma Stone is downright mean in new trailer for ‘Cruella’

Emma Stone is downright mean in new trailer for ‘Cruella’

Emma Stone channels meanness perfectly in the new trailer for Disney’s “Cruella.” The movie focuses on a young version of the “One Hundred and One Dalmatians” villain, Cruella de Vil. “In “1970s London, young fashion designer Estella de Vil becomes obsessed with dogs’ skins, especially Dalmatians, until she eventually becomes a ruthless and terrifying legend…

Gwyneth Paltrow reveals she had Covid-19 and is suffering from ‘brain fog’

Gwyneth Paltrow reveals she had Covid-19 and is suffering from ‘brain fog’

Gwyneth Paltrow reveals she had Covid-19 early on in the pandemic, and is still suffering from some lingering effects. On her Goop website, Paltrow wrote that she “had COVID-19 early on, and it left me with some long-tail fatigue and brain fog.” “In January, I had some tests done that showed really high levels of…

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate another $1 million to food charities

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate another $1 million to food charities

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have once again opened their hearts and checkbooks to help those affected by the pandemic-fueled hunger crisis. The celebrity couple donated $500,000 to two organizations — Feeding America and Food Banks Canada. Those groups were also the beneficiaries of the couple’s other million-dollar donation to aid the fight against hunger.…

Matthew Modine may be Hollywood’s most reliable touchstone

Matthew Modine may be Hollywood’s most reliable touchstone

Matthew Modine has the coveted kind of Hollywood career — his pick of roles, always working, yet generally left alone in public. A familiar face on television and movie screens for decades, Modine can most recently be seen on Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” and his latest project, a horror film called “Wrong Turn” on Amazon Prime.…

Johnny Pacheco, who popularized salsa music in the US, dies at 85

Johnny Pacheco, who popularized salsa music in the US, dies at 85

Johnny Pacheco played music that made it impossible to sit still. The Dominican-born multi-instrumentalist experimented with different Latin American musical styles, though he was particularly enamored with Afro-Cuban genres like charanga and pachanga. He was a bandleader, producer and record label head with an eye for talent, and his famed Fania Records would make stars…

Oprah Winfrey lands primetime special with Meghan and Prince Harry

Oprah Winfrey lands primetime special with Meghan and Prince Harry

Oprah Winfrey has landed the first major interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry since the duo announced they were expecting their second child. CBS announced the news Monday, revealing that “Oprah With Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special,” will air on March 7. The special will cover a range of topics, including their…

‘Bridgerton’ casts Simone Ashley as Lord Anthony’s love interest

‘Bridgerton’ casts Simone Ashley as Lord Anthony’s love interest

Lord Anthony Bridgerton officially has his love interest for Season 2 of the hit Netflix series “Bridgerton.” Actress Simone Ashley has been cast as Kate Sharma, according to a tweet from Netflix. “Get ready to fall in love with Simone Ashley, who will play Kate in Season 2 of Bridgerton. Kate is a smart, headstrong…