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Pretrial Hearing Set Today In Marvin Gaye III/Robin Thicke Lawsuit Over 'Blurred Lines'

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:23 am

Attorney arguments set today in litigation between Marvin Gaye III and Robin Thicke could amount to one of the final hearings before the closely watched copyright infringement lawsuit over the megahit "Blurred Lines" goes before a jury.

News, Celebrity, Courts

Stephen Collins Divorce Finalized With Ex-Wife Faye Grant

Posted Jan. 24, 2015, 9:30 am

Former "7th Heaven" actor Stephen Collins and his ex-wife, Faye Grant, finalized their divorce on Friday.

A public memorial service will be held today for actor and fitness guru George Gregory Plitt Jr.

News, Celebrity, Police Department, Beverly Hills

Public Memorial Today For Fitness Celeb Greg Plitt In Beverly Hills

Posted Jan. 24, 2015, 9:11 am

A public memorial service will be held today for actor and fitness guru George Gregory Plitt Jr., who was struck by a Metrolink train in Burbank while filming near the tracks on Jan. 17.

Nadji Jeter.

News, Celebrity, Police Department

"Grown Ups" Actor Nadji Jeter Arrested For Allegedly Driving High

Posted Jan. 18, 2015, 10:28 am

Actor Nadji Jeter, known for his role in the Adam Sandler/Chris Rock movie "Grown Ups," was arrested for suspicion for driving under the influence of drugs in Burbank, a police sergeant said today.

Screenwriter John Ridley has been named the feature film winner of the Humanitas Prizes.

News, Awards, Celebrity, Film

Screenwriter John Ridley Named Feature Film Winner Of Humanitas Prizes

Posted Jan. 17, 2015, 8:52 am

John Ridley, screenwriter of last year's Oscar-winning "12 Years A Slave," was named today the feature film winner of the Humanitas Prizes, which honor writers whose work "explores the human condition" in a manner that inspires "compassion, hope and understanding in the human family."

Michael Keaton in "Birdman".

News, Awards, Celebrity, Film

"Birdman," "Boyhood" Big Winners At 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards

Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 8:38 am

"Birdman," and "Boyhood" were the big winners at tonight's 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, staged at the Hollywood Palladium.

The Los Angeles Kings will retire the No. 4 jersey worn by Rob Blake before Saturday's game.

Sports, Celebrity, Hockey, Kings

Kings To Retire Rob Blake's No. 4 Jersey Before Saturday Game Against Ducks

Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 8:35 am

The Los Angeles Kings will retire the No. 4 jersey worn by Rob Blake before Saturday's game against the Anaheim Ducks in connection with his selection to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Iggy Azalea.

News, Celebrity, Courts

Iggy Azalea Wins Injunction Against Ex-Boyfriend In L.A. Trademark Case

Posted Jan. 13, 2015, 9:53 am

A Los Angeles federal judge on Monday granted Iggy Azalea a temporary injunction blocking an ex-boyfriend from selling previously unreleased music from the Aussie pop star's earliest days without her consent.

Liam Neeson stars in 'Taken 3'.

News, Celebrity, Film, Box Office

"Taken 3" Tops Weekend Box Office With $40 Million In Ticket Sales

Posted Jan. 11, 2015, 9:19 am

"Taken 3" was choice one at the North American box offices this weekend, with $40 million in estimated ticket sales.

George Clooney will receive the Hollywood ForeignPress Association's Cecil B. DeMille Award Sunday.

News, Awards, Celebrity, Film

George Clooney To Be Honored At Sunday's Golden Globes

Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 8:35 am

George Clooney will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Cecil B. DeMille Award Sunday, honoring his humanitarian work in addition to his accomplishments on screen.

Australian actor Rod Taylor died Thursday at his Los Angeles home at age 84.

News, Los Angeles, Obituary, Celebrity

Australian Actor Rod Taylor Dies Age 84 In His Los Angeles Home

Posted Jan. 9, 2015, 9:10 am

Rod Taylor, the Australian actor best known for his roles as H.G. Wells in "The Time Machine" and opposite Tippi Hedren in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," died Thursday at his Los Angeles home at age 84.

Taylor Swift received People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night for favorite female artist and favorite pop artist while her 'Shake It Off' won for favorite song.

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Taylor Swift Wins Three People's Choice Awards

Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 8:10 am

Taylor Swift received People's Choice Awards today for favorite female artist and favorite pop artist while her "Shake It Off" won for favorite song.

Ethan Hawke.

News, Celebrity, Hollywood

Ethan Hawke To Leave Prints In Chinese Theatre Forecourt

Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 7:52 am

Three-time Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke will sink his hands and feet into cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre today, one day before the release of his latest film, the sci-fi thriller "Predestination."

The 2015 People's Choice Awards will be held tonight.

News, Awards, Los Angeles, Celebrity, Film, Television

Full Nomination List For 2015 People's Choice Awards Tonight At Nokia Theatre

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:10 am

Actress Shailene Woodley leads all performers with five nominations heading into tonight's presentation of the 2015 People's Choice Awards, while the TV series "Grey's Anatomy," "Supernatural" and "The Vampire Diaries" also have five nods each.

Huell Howser.

News, Celebrity, Television, Hollywood

Sunset Memorial Today On One Year Anniversary Of The Passing Of Huell Howser

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:05 am

A sunset memorial will be held at the Griffith Observatory today in remembrance of the late local television personality Huell Howser.

Latest USC news.

News, Celebrity, Courts, Usc

LAPD Recovers O.J. Simpson 1968 Heisman Trophy Stolen From USC In 1994

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 8:59 am

The Los Angeles Police Department says it has recovered O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy, which was stolen from a display case at USC more than 20 years ago.

Roman Polanski.

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Polish Authorities Want To Question Roman Polanski Regarding Extradition

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 8:55 am

Polish authorities plan to call film director Roman Polanski for another round of questioning in response to a new extradition request from prosecutors in Los Angeles, it was reported today.

Michael Keaton in "Birdman".

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"Birdman" Vying For Top Award At Producers Guild Of America Awards Jan. 24

Posted Jan. 6, 2015, 9:18 am

Awards-season darling "Birdman" was among the 10 nominees announced Monday for the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for motion pictures, an honor that typically leads best-picture glory on Oscar night.

Francesca Hilton has died at the age of 67 from an apparent stroke/heart attack.

News, Obituary, Celebrity

Zsa Zsa Gabor's Only Daughter Francesca Hilton Dies Age 67

Posted Jan. 6, 2015, 8:53 am

Francesca Hilton, the only daughter of actress Zsa Zsa Gabor and Hilton Hotels founder Conrad Hilton, has died at the age of 67 from an apparent stroke/heart attack, her publicist said today.

Bess Myerson died Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica at age 90.

News, Obituary, Celebrity, Santa Monica

Miss America 1945 Bess Myerson Dies Age 90 In Her Santa Monica Home

Posted Jan. 5, 2015, 3:45 pm

Bess Myerson, who became the first Jewish Miss America in the United States in 1944 and later ran for a Senate seat, died Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica at age 90, it was announced today.

News, Celebrity, Television

"The Bachelor" Begins 19th Season Tonight

Posted Jan. 5, 2015, 9:04 am

"The Bachelor" begins its 19th season tonight with a three-hour episode from 8-11 p.m. on ABC with four women from Los Angeles County and one from San Clemente among the record field of 30 bachelorettes vying for Chris Soules' affection.

News, Celebrity, Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills Police Sergeant Files Second Lawsuit Regarding Whitney Houston

Posted Jan. 2, 2015, 9:16 am

A Beverly Hills police sergeant filed a second lawsuit maintaining he has experienced more retaliation for filing his first complaint against the city, in which he alleged he suffered backlash for reporting that another member of the department peeked at Whitney Houston's dead body.

News, Celebrity, Courts

Elon Musk Getting Divorce From British Actress Talulah Riley - For The Second Time

Posted Jan. 2, 2015, 8:58 am

Elon Musk, the founder of PayPal, SpaceX and Tesla Motors, is getting a divorce from British actress Talulah Riley -- for the second time -- and it appears to be an amicable split.

News, Celebrity, Film

SAG Bleacher Seat Auction Open Now Through Jan. 10

Posted Jan. 1, 2015, 6:00 am

Wannabe stargazers began bidding Wednesday for seats along the red carpet at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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Vegas Man Pleads Not Guilty In DUI Malibu Crash Case Involving Jennifer Lopez's Rolls Royce

Posted Dec. 29, 2015, 9:48 am

A Las Vegas man pled not guilty today to crashing into entertainer Jennifer Lopez's Rolls Royce while under the influence in Malibu in September.

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