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Lana Del Rey Takes Kanye to Task for Supporting Trump

Singer blasts rapper after West's 'SNL' appearance, pic with MAGA hat on Instagram

(Newser) - Kanye West, now apparently known as "Ye," caused quite a stir when he closed out Saturday Night Live with a pro-Trump/anti-Democrat tirade while wearing a red "Make America Great Again" baseball cap. West kept the controversy going Sunday, posting a photo on Instagram showing him sporting the... More »

Lana Del Rey Cancels Show in Israel Amid Pressure

Palestinian group urges a boycott of all Israeli events

(Newser) - Singer Lana Del Rey has canceled her planned performance at an Israeli music festival after pressure from Palestinian boycott activists, per the AP . In a Twitter message late Friday, Del Rey said that "it's important to me to perform in both Palestine and Israel and treat all my... More »

Arrested in Lana Del Rey Kidnap Plot: Man With 'Long Rap Sheet'

Orlando police say they found Michael Hunt a block away from her concert venue with a knife, tickets

(Newser) - A scary situation was diffused by the Orlando Police Friday evening right before a Lana Del Rey concert in that city's Amway Center, with Del Rey at the center of it. E! News and CNN report that 43-year-old Michael Hunt was arrested and charged with attempted kidnapping with a... More »

Anti-Abortion Dress Was Most Talked-About at Grammys

Rihanna skipped red carpet but wowed in trenchcoat

(Newser) - There were plenty of dazzling looks on display at this year's Grammy Awards, but there was a clear standout as most talked-about: Joy Villa turned up with a "Choose Life" handbag and had a picture of a fetus hand-painted on her ballgown, USA Today reports. The musician—who... More »

Deja Vu: Radiohead Sues Lana Del Rey Over 'Creep'

Radiohead itself was successfully sued over 'Creep' by the Hollies

(Newser) - In the beginning, there was " The Air That I Breathe " by the Hollies back in the 1970s. Twenty years later, Radiohead put out " Creep ." The Hollies thought it sounded familiar and sued, the result being that Radiohead now shares royalties and song-writing credits with the older... More »

Cobain's Kid Scolds Lana Del Rey

Frances Bean asserts there's nothing cool about dying young

(Newser) - Lana Del Rey got Frances Bean Cobain's attention when she told the Guardian earlier this month, "I wish I was dead already." She was talking, at the time, about her heroes, including Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain, and admitted that she sees dying young as glamorous. Frances... More »

Karl Lagerfeld: Adele 'Too Fat'

And Lana Del Rey has a lot of implants, says fashion designer

(Newser) - It's always fun when Karl Lagerfeld opens his mouth , which he did quite a bit during a recent stint as guest editor of Metro . His most buzz-generating quote is about Adele: "The thing at the moment is Adele," he says. "She is a little too fat,... More »

SNL Sends Newt to the Moon

Kristen Wiig hams it up as Callista, Lana Del Rey; Bon Iver turns in solid showing

(Newser) - Newt Gingrich got his hat handed to him in Nevada last night, and Saturday Night Live heaped insult on injury. The show ribbed Gingrich's "moon shot" with a sketch envisioning him as "moon president" in the not-so-distant time of 2014, notes Mediaite . Highlights include a student-janitor telling... More »

Redemption? Lana Del Rey Impresses Letterman

Singer's performance on live TV better received this time

(Newser) - Lana Del Rey didn't exactly get rave reviews for her Saturday Night Live performance, but she seems to have made a fan of David Letterman. After she sang a simpler version of her "Video Games" hit last night, Letterman jokingly asked if she could come back tonight, notes... More »

Lana Del Rey: Sorry, Haters, I Sang Fine on SNL

Her fans get it, even if critics don't, she says

(Newser) - Lana Del Rey is back in the news with the release of her debut LP, Born to Die, and the singer tells Rolling Stone she's not a bit bothered by all the negative press she got for her recent Saturday Night Live appearance. (A video clip from the show... More »

Daniel Radcliffe Magic in SNL Debut

But actor can't dodge Harry Potter entirely

(Newser) - Daniel Radcliffe made his Saturday Night Live debut last night, bringing "an impressive American accent" and a "strong presence," reports the Hollywood Reporter. The host zinged Casey Anthony, appearing as her new dog in an interview with Seth Meyers, and ripped his shirt off as a lovesick... More »

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