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Lewis Black relishes Trump humiliation

#EndorseThis: Lewis Black Relishes Trump’s Inaugural Humiliation

Comedian Lewis Black has his own recommendations for possible entertainment at the Trump inauguration. And the Daily Show regular insists he has glommed his own tickets and wouldn’t miss it for the world.

January 18, 2017
Hillary Clinton on Broad City

Can Celebrity Endorsements Sway An Election?

This election cycle, the candidates aren’t the only stars.

April 1, 2016

Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes Removed To Thwart Cancer Risk

“I went through what I imagine thousands of other women have felt,” Jolie wrote. “I told myself to stay calm, to be strong, and that I had no reason to think I wouldn’t live to see my children grow up and to meet my grandchildren.

March 24, 2015

Jennifer Lawrence Slams Stolen Nude Photos As ‘Sex Crime’

Jennifer Lawrence speaks out about her leaked nude photos.

October 7, 2014

California Bans Paparazzi Drones

California Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed legislative bills to protect privacy, including bans against “revenge porn” and the use of drones to take photos of celebrities.

October 1, 2014

More Than Pictures Stolen In Celeb Phone-Hacking Case

OK, so about the hacking of certain actresses’ computer files and the posting of nude photos found therein: Can we be frank? There is, within every healthy, heterosexual man, something which, upon viewing an attractive woman clad scantily or not at all, stands a little straighter, smiles a little brighter, and breathes a quiet “Yowza” […]

September 8, 2014

You Know You Love LA

If you’re one of the 40 million visitors to Los Angeles this year you’re probably going to want to blend in and not look like a tourist or business traveler. Of course everyone knows you’re not going to need the parka or down mittens, but if you really want to go native CNN has some […]

September 4, 2014

Celebrity Photo Hackers ‘Committed Sex Crime’

By Veronique Dupont Los Angeles (AFP) — Those behind the massive leak of naked celebrity photos that shocked the show business world could and should be prosecuted, including for child sex crimes, experts said. The online theft of the images — including pictures of “Hunger Games” star Jennifer Lawrence and also of at least one […]

September 4, 2014

Celebs Nix Nude Pix: Whose Problem?

The FBI is looking into what millions of people are looking at: hacked photos of naked celebrities. Pictures from the formerly private collections of Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera and others are being posted for the world to see. We now hear that compromising pix of Kim Kardashian are also circulating. Shocking beyond words. […]

September 4, 2014

Apple Says Celebs Hacked In ‘Targeted Attack’

Los Angeles (AFP) – Apple said Tuesday a “targeted attack” led to the release of nude photos of celebrities including Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence but insisted there was no breach of its cloud storage system. The admission came as experts and lawyers said the hack was a wake-up call about the dangers posed by technology […]

September 3, 2014

Apple, FBI Investigate Alleged Theft Of Nude Celebrity Photos

By Andrew Khouri, Los Angeles Times The FBI and Apple Inc. said they were looking into reports that someone stole nude photos of celebrities and posted the racy images online. The photos, which included several of actress Jennifer Lawrence, circulated on various websites and social media platforms Sunday. A publicist for The Hunger Games star called […]

September 2, 2014

Apparent Hollywood Hack Attack Nabs Stars’ Nude Photos

Los Angeles (AFP) – Nude photos purportedly showing many top stars, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and pop star Rihanna, bounced around social media, in an apparent massive hacking leak, U.S. media reported. “It’s so weird and hard how people take your privacy away from you,” Lawrence said in a tweet on Sunday. The actress’ agent, […]

September 1, 2014

‘Game Of Thrones’ Eyes Emmys Glow

By Veronique Dupont Los Angeles (AFP) — With a staggering 19 nominations, royal feud saga “Game of Thrones” will cast a long shadow over Monday’s Emmy awards, akin to the Oscars of U.S. television. Based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling novels about power struggles between dueling clans in seven mythical kingdoms, it won most nominations […]

August 25, 2014

Tributes For Robin Williams After Apparent Suicide

By Veronique Dupont Los Angeles (AFP) — Tributes poured in Tuesday for Robin Williams after the Oscar-winning actor and comedian apparently took his own life following a battle with severe depression. Williams, 63, known for high-energy, rapid-fire improvisation, and clowning, was one of the most beloved entertainers of his time. One publication called him the […]

August 12, 2014

Woman Claims Justin Bieber Stole Her Cellphone At Miniature Golf Course

McClatchy Tribune News Service LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police detectives are investigating allegations from a woman who claims Justin Bieber took her cellphone at a miniature golf course. “He has been accused of attempted robbery,” Officer Rosario Herrera told the Los Angeles Times, adding detectives have not talked to the pop star yet. The […]

May 14, 2014

Obama Enlists DeGeneres, Other Celebrities In Final Health Care Push

By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama teased Ellen DeGeneres about the selfie she took at the Oscars and confessed to leaving his socks and shoes lying around while the first lady is out of town, but before the end of his Thursday appearance on the talk show he got to […]

March 20, 2014

Clay Aiken Just The Newest In Long Line Of Celebs Jumping To Politics

By Sean Cockerham, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — At a closed-door meeting once in Boise, Idaho, a group of Republican governors quizzed actor-turned-aspiring-politico Arnold Schwarzenegger on the secret of raising money for a campaign. Easy, he said with a laugh. Make hit movies and marry a Kennedy. The marriage didn’t work out. But the hit movies […]

February 6, 2014

Betty Ford, 1918-2011

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Before she is laid to rest, Betty Ford will be memorialized in the Southern California desert region she and her rehab center made world famous by treating a stream of spiraling Hollywood stars. Rancho Mirage was already a billionaires’ playground, but Ford’s center made it a household name as it […]

July 10, 2011