‘Laverne & Shirley’ actor Cindy Williams dies at 75

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cindy Williams, who was among the most recognizable stars in America in the 1970s and 80s for her role as Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the beloved sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died, her family said Monday. Williams died in Los Angeles at age 75 on Wednesday after a brief … Read more

Adam Rich, former ‘Eight Is Enough’ child star, dies at 54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam Rich, the child actor with a pageboy mop-top who charmed TV audiences as “America’s little brother” on “Eight is Enough,” has died. He was 54. Rich died Saturday at his home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles, said Lt. Aimee Earl of the Los Angeles County Medical-Examiner Coroner’s office. … Read more

Morrissey says Miley Cyrus wants to be removed from his album

Morrissey in 2013Photos: Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Nobel Peace Prize Concert Bad news for Morrissey fans: Morrissey is in the news again (it’s always bad when that happens). This time, rather than saying or doing something awful (oh hey, maybe this is good news), ol’ Moz simply announced on the official Morrissey website that Miley … Read more

Meghan Markle surprised Prince William with a ‘killer’ Christmas gift

It was a killer gift. Meghan Markle reportedly gave Prince William a spoon with the words “cereal killer” engraved on it for Christmas 2017. The claim was made in the 2020 tome “Finding Freedom” — penned by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand — which has recently resurfaced online in light of the ex-actress’s estrangement from … Read more

‘I’m on fire … Oh, my God’

Jay Leno is recounting his dramatic rescue by a close friend when he suffered severe burns in a horrifying freak accident last month. The funnyman and car fanatic revealed what caused the fiery explosion in the 72-year-old former “Tonight Show” host’s garage, where the incident happened on Nov. 12. “It was a 1907 White Steam … Read more

Mistrial declared in actor Danny Masterson’s rape trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday after jurors said they were hopelessly deadlocked at the trial of “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Mastersonwho was charged with three monkfish. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlaine F. Olmedo had ordered the jurors to take Thanksgiving week off and keep deliberating after they told … Read more

John Aniston, star of ‘Days of Our Lives,’ dead at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89. The actor’s daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Veteran’s Day. John Aniston served in the US Navy. … Read more

Nick Carter remembers his ‘baby brother’ Aaron Carter

NEW YORK (AP) — The day after 34-year-old singer Aaron Carter was found dead at his home in Southern California, Nick Carter, the Backstreet Boys member, remembered his younger brother, saying that despite “a complicated relationship,” his love for him “never ever faded.” In a posting Sunday on Instagram with photos of the two through … Read more

A Review Of Ticket To Paradise starring Julia Roberts

(from left) George Clooney and Julia Roberts in Ol Parker’s Ticket To Paradise.photo: Universal Pictures It would be easy to shrug away Ticket To Paradise as something mild and airy that goes down smooth—an easy pick for an airplane watch, or if you’re ever stuck in a hotel with basic cable. But you will find … Read more

Twitter, Instagram block Kanye West over antisemitic posts

NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West once suggested slavery was a choice. He called the COVID-19 vaccine “the mark of the beast.” Earlier this month, he was criticized for wearing a “White Lives Matter” T-shirt to his collection at Paris Fashion Week. Now the rapper who is legally known as Ye is again embroiled in … Read more