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Tommy Lee's Son Rips Into Him on Father's Day

Ouch

(Newser) - Rocker Tommy Lee and son Brandon don't exactly have a great relationship, as a March altercation proved . The 22-year-old's animus toward dad was on display on Father's Day via two social media posts. The first is a video of a "seemingly unconscious" Lee clad in a... More »

Vince Vaughn Faces DUI, Other Charges After Checkpoint Stop

The 'Wedding Crashers' star was arrested outside Los Angeles

(Newser) - Vince Vaughn was arrested early Sunday and charged with a DUI, according to TMZ . The "Wedding Crashers" star and an unnamed male passenger were stopped at a checkpoint in Hermosa beach around 1 a.m. when authorities claim they were asked to step out of the vehicle and... More »

'I'm Away Now. Thanks.' Body Found in Search for Singer

Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit left his hotel at 1am Wednesday

(Newser) - Police searching for the missing singer of Scottish rock band Frightened Rabbit said Friday that they have found a body at a marina in South Queensferry. Scott Hutchison was reported missing Wednesday after leaving a hotel in the same town, which is located near Edinburgh, at 1am that day. The... More »

A Supermodel Just Became Single

Paulina Porizkova announces separation from Ric Ocasek

(Newser) - Supermodel Paulina Porizkova is back on the market for the first time in almost 30 years. "As a bicycle, my husband and I no longer pedal in unison. So, we're ditching the bicycle," the 53-year-old wrote on Instagram Wednesday, describing herself as "peacefully separated" from former... More »

Family Says Avicii 'Could Not Go On Any Longer'

Statement suggests 28-year-old DJ's death may have been suicide

(Newser) - In a second statement from the family of Avicii, the renowned DJ who died at 28 last Friday in Oman, comes this line: "He could not go on any longer." Variety's read is what you might be thinking: "It is unclear what the message means, although... More »

Tweets Suggest Allison Mack Had Her Eye on Emma Watson

The 'Smallville' actress is accused of recruiting women into sex cult

(Newser) - "I'm a fellow actress like yourself & involved in an amazing women's movement I think you'd dig. I'd love to chat if you're open." What may have sounded like a friendly invitation when it was tweeted in January 2016 has turned nefarious, at... More »

Pink Graces Cover of What Was the 'Most Beautiful' Issue of People

Magazine has rebranded it

(Newser) - Pink is on the cover of People magazine's beauty issue, and she's got some adorable company—her young children. The magazine has rebranded its "Most Beautiful" issue as "The Beautiful Issue" and features dozens of celebrities, including some posing with their best friends, their rescue pets,... More »

Sean Penn's Son Jailed in Nebraska

Hopper Penn, girlfriend accused of drug possession

(Newser) - A year after speaking out about his struggle with drugs, the son of Sean Penn and Robin Wright has been arrested on drug possession charges in Nebraska, reports the AP . A Nebraska State Patrol spokesman says 24-year-old Hopper Penn, and his girlfriend, 26-year-old Uma Von Wittkamp, were arrested Wednesday afternoon... More »

Bill Cosby's New Jury Looks a Whole Lot Like His Last One

Seven men and 5 women set to decide his fate

(Newser) - A jury of seven men and five women—10 of them white, two of them black—was seated Wednesday to decide Bill Cosby's fate after a day marked by defense accusations of racial discrimination. Cosby's lawyers alleged a member of the prosecution team made a disparaging remark after... More »

Book Claims Meghan Markle Ended Marriage 'Out of Blue'

Controversial Diana biographer Andrew Morton looks at her years with Trevor Engelson

(Newser) - Andrew Morton's 1992 biography of Princess Diana was certainly explosive: Among other things, it detailed her eating disorder and series of suicide attempts in the '80s. Now he turns his pen to Meghan Markle. On April 12, the royal biographer's Meghan: A Hollywood Princess will be released... More »

Jim Carrey Tweets an Unflattering Painting

It's thought to be of Sarah Huckabee Sanders

(Newser) - Jim Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted that is believed to be White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The actor and comedian on Saturday tweeted the painting (see it here ) with the caption: "This is the portrait of a so-called Christian... More »

Miley Cyrus Sued for $300M Over Song Lyric

Artist Flourgon says line in 'We Can't Stop' too similar to his 1988 hit

(Newser) - "We Can't Stop" is Miley Cyrus' third biggest hit, according to Billboard . And Marie Claire considers it one of her five best songs. A new lawsuit, however, claims it's not exactly hers. Jamaican artist Flourgon (real name Michael May) is suing Cyrus, Sony Music, and RCA... More »

She Killed It as Queen, but Male Co-Star Earned More

Matt Smith considered more established than The Crown's Claire Foy

(Newser) - At a cost of $7 million per episode, The Crown is one of the most expensive TV series ever made. But while its star's wardrobe has benefited from such a hefty budget, she hasn't. Claire Foy, who won a Golden Globe and two Screen Actor Guild awards for... More »

Schumer Is Adamant: 'I'm Not Amy Fischer!'

Long Island native wants to avoid confusion with 'Long Island Lolita'

(Newser) - No, Amy Schumer will not become Amy Fischer following the comedian's marriage to chef Chris Fischer . 'Cause, well, she doesn't want to be confused with an attempted-killer-turned-porn-star. This came to light via Instagram, where Schumer's father asked his famous daughter if she would make the switch.... More »

More Details From Locklear's Tumultuous Arrest Revealed

Police report says actress kicked an officer and told cops their kids deserved to die

(Newser) - She has evaded felony charges, but Heather Locklear isn't off the hook following a chaotic scene at her California home last month. Initially accused of assaulting her boyfriend, who was found bleeding from the nose, Locklear saw a felony charge of domestic violence dropped Monday, per the San Jose ... More »

No Miscues: Shape of Water Wins

Director Del Toro has a big night

(Newser) - Some said it was nothing more than "masochistic nostalgia," while others predicted it was going to provide the "ultimate Hollywood ending." That would be Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty making a repeat appearance Sunday night to present the award for best picture—after famously announcing the... More »

Weinstein's Accusers Take Center Stage at Award Show

Ashley Judd, Annabella Sciorra, and Salma Hayek appear for tribute to Me Too, Time's Up movements

(Newser) - Jimmy Kimmel referenced Harvey Weinstein in his opening monologue for the 90th Academy Awards, but it got more personal when three of Weinstein's accusers stepped out onto the stage Sunday night to introduce a video montage on gender equality in Hollywood, per People and E! Online . "It's... More »

Transgender Actress on Oscar First: 'Thank You for This Moment'

Daniela Vega is award show's first openly transgender presenter

(Newser) - Chile's A Fantastic Woman won best foreign language film at the Oscars Sunday night, and its star, Daniela Vega, made her own mark on the Dolby Theatre stage. Per the New York Daily News , the 28-year-old actress became the first transgender presenter at the Oscars, introducing Sufjan Stevens and... More »

2 Immigrant Stars Stick Up for Dreamers

Lupita Nyong'o and Kumail Nanjiani: 'Dreams are the foundation of America'

(Newser) - The fate of Dreamers in the US is still up in the air , but at the Oscars Sunday night, two presenters offered their support to this vulnerable group. Lupita Nyong'o and Kumail Nanjiani took the stage to offer the award for best production design, with Nyong'o deadpanning, "... More »

Oscars Kick Off With #MeToo, Politics, and ... a Jet Ski

Watercraft up for grabs for shortest acceptance speech, per Jimmy Kimmel

(Newser) - Jimmy Kimmel kicked off the 90th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, his second turn hosting, by first riffing on last year's Academy Awards—specifically, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway messing up the best picture announcement . "This year when you hear your name called, don't get up... More »

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