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First lady Melania Trump: Style Diary

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:09:59 -0400


Why the death of rapper XXXTentacion caused controversy

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:44:39 -0400

The death of controversial rapper XXXTentacion brought mixed reactions from fans and critics.


Sterling K. Brown speaks AAVE

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:52:56 -0400

'This is Us' star Sterling K. Brown begins his 2018 Stanford University commencement speech explaining African-American Vernacular English.


Garth Brooks releases party anthem 'All Day Long'

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:14:06 -0400

Garth Brooks' new single "All Day Long" is available now. The song is a follow-up to his most recent No. 1 hit “Ask Me How I Know.”


Mayim Bialik talks about raising boys

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:37:12 -0400

With two sons, Mayim Bialik is out-numbered at home. She says 'feeling left out' is something she's 'not a stranger to.' The actress, who is also a scientist with a PhD in neuroscience, uses her degree to help her as a parent. (June 18)


Scott Baio will not face Nicole Eggert's sexual assault charges, prosecutors say

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:17:08 -0400

Nicole Eggert filed a police report claiming sexual assault against her "Charles in Charge" co-star Scott Baio in February. But prosecutors declined to file charges, saying the statute of limitations had expired.


Rapper XXXTentacion shot and killed in Florida

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:55:05 -0400

XXXTentacion has died, according to Broward County, Fla. police, after being shot in South Florida.


MTV Movie and TV Awards: The 5 best moments you missed

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:16:18 -0400

Lady Gaga swore, "Black Panther" and "Stranger Things" were the night's two main winners and host Tiffany Haddish earned her hosting crown, also taking home the best-comedic performance prize for "Girls Trip."


New bio 'Flash' snaps revealing portrait of famed New York photographer Weegee

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:07:59 -0400

Weegee gained fame in the 1930s and '40s for his photos of New York crime scenes. A new bio, 'Flash,' looks at his life and work. A 3-star review.


Out LGBTQ celebs

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 02:06:34 -0400


Indoraptor kills it as the villainous new dinosaur of 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom'

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:54:06 -0400

Sorry, T-Rex: The Indoraptor is the baddest of the dinosaur bad in 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.' Behold the new baddie's power.


Are Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger dating? A picnic rendezvous draws speculation

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:53:00 -0400

Chris Pratt was spotted enjoying a meal with Katherine Schwarzenegger, the eldest daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, over the weekend. Could they be a new item?


Rapper Jimmy Wopo fatally shot in Pittsburgh drive-by

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:47:31 -0400

Rapper Jimmy Wopo of Pittsburgh was fatally shot in a drive by on Monday.


Rapper XXXTentacion shot and killed in South Florida; no arrests or motive yet

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:45:07 -0400

Police have not made any arrests or established a motive for the death of the 20-year-old Florida rapper, who was pronounced dead Monday after being shot outside a motorcycle dealership.


Single father known as 'The Hair Dad' uses viral fame to help other dads and daughters

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:04:33 -0400

The Colorado dad quit his job to teach other fathers do their daughters' hair.


'Modern Family' creator, Judd Apatow, others join Seth MacFarlane in criticizing Fox News

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:50:53 -0400

'Modern Family' co-creator Steve Levitan is the latest Hollywood content creator to speak out against parent company Fox for continuing to give Fox News a platform amid coverage of the Trump administration's immigration policy debate.


Late night hosts call Trump's 'child prisons' 'monstrous and morally repugnant'

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:55:37 -0400

Late night hosts took President Trump to task on Monday night's shows over the administration's policies for separating children from adults accused of illegally crossing the border.


Rising rapper Jimmy Wopo shot dead

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:27:56 -0400

Up-and-coming rapper Jimmy Wopo was shot and killed in Pittsburgh. He was 21-years-old.


Duchess Meghan Style Diary

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:07:54 -0400


Duchess Meghan makes Royal Ascot debut in white dress from go-to label Givenchy

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:22:06 -0400

For her first visit to the annual horse-racing event, the newest royal wore another white dress from her wedding-dress designer, French fashion house Givenchy.


Sneak peek: Udi clashes colorfully in 'America's Got Talent' video

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:36:33 -0400

In an exclusive clip from Tuesday's episode of NBC's 'America's Got Talent,' Udi offers a glowing contrast in color that culminates in a sparkly explosion.


Tommy Lee lashes out at sons, ex-wife Pamela Anderson in Father's Day Instagram post

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:48:44 -0400

Lee wrote, "Sometimes I feel like I failed as a father because my kids don’t know the value of things. If they break something, they don’t care because they know they’ll just get a new one if they hurt someone, they don’t care because so many people tell them it’s OK."


Tiffany Haddish does THAT again

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:03:10 -0400

Comedian and host of the MTV Movie & TV Awards, Tiffany Haddish, thinks the fourth time's a charm! For more memorable moments, go to www.mtv.com.


Kevin Costner assesses his movie career

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:56:03 -0400

'Yellowstone' star Kevin Costner says fans mention a number of his films when they tell him their favorites. He's proud of the range.


'Top Gun' cast: Where are they now?

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:01:36 -0400


Indoraptor brings teeth, terror to new 'Jurassic World'

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:28:24 -0400


Exclusive: Watch glowing 'AGT' duo explode into colorful sparks in tonight's audition

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:07:51 -0400

An exclusive sneak peek of an audition from tonight's episode of the top-rated summer series, NBC's 'America's Got Talent.'


Photos: 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards red carpet

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:31:19 -0400


Duchess Meghan's designer dress: baggy or brilliant?

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:23:11 -0400

Duchess Meghan is being mocked for her loose-fitting dress that she wore to a family wedding, but could there be a secret meaning behind her fashion choice?


Chadwick Boseman gives 'Best Hero' MTV Movie Award to real-life hero

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:27:30 -0400

The 'Black Panther' star invited James Shaw Jr., hailed as a hero in a mass shooting at a Nashville-area Waffle House, to the stage during the MTV Movie and TV Awards.


Duchess Meghan attends Royal Ascot

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:21:07 -0400

Duchess Markle joined husband Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth and more of the royal family on Tuesday, June 19 for the Royal Ascot, a classy horse racing event.


George Takei slams Trump's border policy, "worse" than Japanese internment camp

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:12:59 -0400

George Takei, who spent part of his childhood in a Japanese-American internment camp, lashed out against President Trump's border policy Tuesday. "At least during the internment, when I was just 5 years old, I was not taken from my parents," he says.


Ariana Grande just got real about her fast-moving relationship with Pete Davidson

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:11:45 -0400

The "No Tears Left To Cry" singer, who is reportedly engaged to the "Saturday Night Live" star after only weeks of dating, opened up about her relationship in response to her Twitter followers.


Queen's seventh great-grandchild, a girl, is born to Zara Tindall

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:15:10 -0400

The new baby, as yet unnamed, is Queen Elizabeth II's seventh great-grandchild.


XXXTentacion shooting: Deputies hunt for suspects, rappers deny involvement, fans place tributes

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:20:16 -0400

Deputies were searching for suspects Tuesday after troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was fatally shot in the driver's seat of a luxury electric sportscar.


Willie Nelson, Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Kimmel rail against Trump's immigration policy

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:35:04 -0400

Willie Nelson, Jessica Chastain and other celebrities including Jim Carrey, Jimmy Kimmel and Kumail Nanjiani are speaking out against Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.


Rapper Jimmy Wopo shot and killed in Pittsburgh at age 21

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:28:37 -0400

Police say Wopo was killed and another man injured when someone opened fire on their car in the city’s Hill District Monday afternoon. Just moments earlier, he'd been on the phone with his lawyer to discuss his first major recording contract.


The Trumps host Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia for tea at White House

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:35:36 -0400

Wrapping up a 5-day goodwill visit to U.S., Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia dropped in for tea with the Trumps at the White House.


The 50 most popular movie villains of all time, ranked

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:31:22 -0400

A great movie hero needs a great villain, who are often more popular (cough, Joker) than the film's "good guys." From Hannibal Lecter to Kylo Ren, here are 50 of the best.


Day in celebrities

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:58:49 -0400


Royals and grand hats emerge at Royal Ascot 2018

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:01:11 -0400


'America's Got Talent:' The 5 craziest auditions, plus that just-too-weird reject

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:43:22 -0400

Viewers come to 'America's Got Talent' for great performers, but they stay for the bizarre. We've got five loony audition winners and one unforgettable bomb.


David Hogg calls for another boycott of Fox News' Laura Ingraham

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:32:27 -0400

David Hogg, a survivor of the Florida high school shooting, is calling for a boycott of Fox News' Laura Ingraham for the second time in months, this time because of her controversial comments about immigrant children separated from their parents.


School named for confederate general renamed to Barack Obama E.S.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:33:19 -0400

A Virginia elementary school named for a Confederate general will now carry the name of America’s first black president Barack Obama! Veuer's Rob Smith has all the details.


'America's Got Talent': Craziest auditions

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:05:05 -0400

The craziest auditions of 'America's Got Talent' 2018.


George Takei compares separation policy to Japanese internment camps

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:31:29 -0400

George Takei has compared the detention centers on the border that house undocumented immigrants to the Japanese internment camps set up in America during World War II! Veuer's Rob Smith has all the details.


Tommy Lee's son offers to pay for rocker's rehab after post itemizing cost of raising him

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:53:26 -0400

After drummer Tommy Lee pointed out that he'd footed the $130,000 bill for estranged son Brandon's rehab stay, the 21-year-old thanked him and offered to pay for treatment for his father.


Thomas Markle’s phone calls with Harry

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:12:50 -0400

Thomas Markle talks to Good Morning Britain about his first conversations with his now son-in-law Prince Harry. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.


Kevin Costner brings Western cred to ranch drama 'Yellowstone'

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:49:13 -0400

Kevin Costner, known for Westerns 'Dances With Wolves,' 'Open Range' and 'Silverado,' plays a Montana rancher in Paramount Network's new drama series.


Amanda Mena, 15, triumphs over bullies on 'America's Got Talent' singing 'Natural Woman'

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:19:49 -0400

15-year-old Amanda Mena was once bullied at school for not knowing English. But Tuesday she wowed the 'America's Got Talent' judges with her version of Aretha Franklin's "A Natural Woman."