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Anonymous Strike Diary: Tears of Relief and Gratitude — The Studios “Mistook Our Resolve”

The "Eastside Warrior" feels (tentatively) triumphant over the WGA's incipient deal with the AMPTP, a tribute to the power of organized labor: "The desperately hurting residents of Los Angeles finally have relief in sight."

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Malibu Triathlon Runs Into Fishy Situation: Tidewater Goby Force Organizers to Alter Course

The Malibu Triathlon — a high-profile event scheduled for Sept. 30-Oct. 1 that in years past has hosted the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Lopez, Zac Efron, Max Greenfield and Mark Feuerstein — is in danger of being scrapped before it starts. Organizers recently sent out an email blast to competitors alerting them to a change in […]

Nipsey Hussle’s Neighborhood Nip Foundation to Join L.A. Marathon as Charity Partner (Exclusive)

Nipsey Hussle’s marathon continues: The late rapper’s Neighborhood Nip Foundation will join the 2024 Los Angeles Marathon as an official charity partner. Hussle, who died in 2019 at age 33, was known as a skilled lyricist and activist who worked to build and unite his South Los Angeles community. The 39th running of the L.A. […]

Sophia Loren Hospitalized After Fall, Has Several Fractures

Sophia Loren underwent emergency surgery Sunday after suffering several fractures, including one to her femur, after a bad fall at her Swiss home. The Italian acting icon, who turned 89 on Sept. 20, fell in her bathroom and sustained several fractures to her hip as well as a serious fracture to her femur, which needed […]

Hollywood Reacts to Tentative WGA, AMPTP Deal: “We Did It!”

Striking writers and other members of Hollywood are calling the tentative deal reached by the Writers Guild and the AMPTP on Sunday a “victory.” The deal was announced Sunday, which was 146 days after the writers strike began on May 2 and following five back-to-back days of negotiations that ran through the weekend. In its […]

Three Golden Globe Voters Expelled for Allegedly Violating Code of Conduct

The company behind the Golden Globes has expelled three voters for allegedly violating its code of conduct. The Globes, which is owned by Dick Clark Productions, have removed Howaida Hamdy, Munawar Hosain and Aniko Navai from the group’s membership ranks following complaints about, and investigations into, their behavior, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Hamdy, an […]

Usher to Headline Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show

Grammy-winning superstar Usher is set to headline the 2024 Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII halftime show. The NFL, Roc Nation and Apple Music made the announcement on Sunday. The big game will take place on Feb. 11, 2024, at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada, just outside of Las Vegas. It will air live on CBS. […]

Taylor Swift’s Call for Fans to Register to Vote Helped Drive Surge in Traffic to Registration Site

The nonpartisan nonprofit saw a spike in voter registration, thanks to Taylor Swift. The organization said it had 157,041 eligible voters visit the site on Tuesday, which was National Voter Registration Day, as well as 35,252 new registrations. This came after the Grammy-winning singer took to her Instagram Stories that morning, which has 272 […]

Russell Brand Breaks Silence Amid Wave of Sexual Assault Allegations: “It’s Been an Extraordinary and Distressing Week”

Russell Brand returned to social media on Friday amid the wave of sexual misconduct allegations he’s faced over this week by posting a three-minute, 19-second clip across his channels. He does not address the claims but opens the video by acknowledging the moment. “Hello there, you awakening wonders,” says Brand as he looks directly into […]

Ken Burns Distances Himself From Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas After Photo

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns began trending on social media Friday for appearing in a photo with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and billionaire David Koch. However, Burns said he does not have a relationship with Thomas, other than taking the photo. Koch has funded one of Burns’ documentaries.  “Around ten years ago, Ken was stopped […]

Lizzo Accepts Humanitarian Honor After Being Hit With Second Lawsuit: “I Really Needed This Right Now”

Just hours after Lizzo was hit with a second lawsuit with claims of creating a hostile work environment, the star accepted the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award at the Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC) gala in Los Angeles. After skipping the red carpet portion of the evening, Lizzo took the stage at the Beverly Hilton hotel […]

‘N Sync on Scrapped ‘Star Wars’ Cameo and “It’s Gonna Be Me” Meme

‘N Sync, who recently reunited for a new song, is reflecting on their time as a group, including a scrapped movie cameo, band memes and their favorite songs. The boy band, which consists of Chris Kirkpatrick, JC Chasez, Justin Timberlake, Lance Bass and Joey Fatone, recently appeared on a Hot Ones episode to kick off […]

Lizzo Sued by Tour Stylist Over Hostile Work Environment Claim

Lizzo has been sued again for overseeing a hostile work environment, this time by a stylist who says she was subjected to a “culture of racism and bullying” while on tour with the artist. The lawsuit, which the firm representing plaintiffs said was filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court, accuses Lizzo and supervisors of […]