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'Idol' runner-up La'Porsha Renae is not waving the pride flag

La'Porsha Renae just lost "American Idol," but that's not why she's in the news. While speaking to reporters after last week's finale, Renae was asked about her native Mississippi's new anti-LGBT law.The good news is she doesn't agree with it — but it’s not quite the inclusive sentiment that...

Monday, April 11, 2016, 11:21 PM

Kylie Jenner swears she doesn't over-share

Kylie Jenner wants you to believe she's holding something back. No, seriously.The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" junior varsity captain tells AdWeek that her fans on social media don't get to see everything. "I only post on Instagram or Snapchat what I want people to see, you know? But there's a...

Monday, April 11, 2016, 11:10 PM

Kim and Kanye's ski trip was kind of a bust

Maybe traveling with just about all of your in-laws isn't the best way to get away, because Kim Kardashian and Kanye West apparently did not have that great of a time on their recent vacation to Vail, Colorado, with Kris Jenner and the rest of the clan — minus Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna, of...

Monday, April 11, 2016, 7:57 PM

Joachim Trier wanted to break the rules with 'Louder Than Bombs'

Joachim Trier’s "Louder Than Bombs” follows a father (Gabriel Byrne) and his two sons — an adult and young father himself (Jesse Eisenberg) and an introverted, video game-obsessed teen (Devin Druid) — as they cope with the loss of their famed war photographer wife and mother (Isabelle Huppert). It’...

Friday, April 8, 2016, 3:00 PM

Kristen Bell on binge-watching with your significant other

In "The Boss," Kristen Bell is the straight woman to Melissa McCarthy's outlandish and ridiculous business titan, playing her long-suffering assistant who has to take her in after she falls on hard times. And given that the film has an R rating, being that straight woman means weathering a lot of...

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 3:00 PM

Tyga is totally down with Blac Chyna's engagement

So that whole Rob Kardashian asking Blac Chyna to marry him thing? You know, after just a couple of months of dating? You would be forgiven for wondering what her ex — and the father of her child — thought of the whole thing. Especially since said ex, Tyga, is dating a younger half-sister of her...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 8:44 PM

Kevin Costner refutes shark-fighting rumors

So somehow, somewhere, someone recently started a rumor that Kevin Costner had rescued his wife from a shark attack. Seems plausible, given the spate of recent celebrity aquatic heroics: Hugh Jackman did actually help clear his kids and others from the surf in Australia when a shark was spotted...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 8:36 PM

Amy Schumer not down with Glamour calling her plus-size

Amy Schumer got a shout-out on the cover of the latest issue of Glamour, except it was in a list of "women who inspire us" that also included Melissa McCarthy, Adele and plus-size model Ashley Graham. Curious company. And don't think she didn't notice. 'RELATED:Let's obsess over Amy Schumer's...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 8:27 PM

Charlize Theron says it's hard out there for pretty people

Listen, guys, it's hard out there for beautiful people, OK? But at least beautiful people spokesperson Charlize Theron is here to draw much-needed awareness to the epidemic. The latest problem? Pretty people aren't taken seriously enough to get the really good, juicy roles in major films.RELATED:...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 8:22 PM

Emilia Clarke doesn't want your dating advice

It's turning out to be a week for "Game of Thrones"-related dating news. This time though, it's all retrospective, as the Mother of Dragons actress Emilia Clarke finally opens up about dating Seth MacFarlane — a relationship that ended three years ago. Better late than never, right?Clarke tells...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 12:26 AM

Some amateurs crashed Aaron Paul's wedding

Are you one of the overzealous "Breaking Bad" fans who snuck into Aaron Paul's wedding? Because he'd like a word with you."We had these three people crash our wedding," a bewilderer Paul tells James Corden. "We didn't even know it had happened until we started looking through photos of our wedding...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 12:17 AM

That was fast! Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna are engaged

Ah, young love. Rob Kardashian popped the question to girlfriend Blac Chyna on Monday night, gifting her with a massive engagement ring and locking that down after two months of dating, according to TMZ.The bride-to-be's mom was apparently in town for the event, and all three went out to...

Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 8:52 PM

A real love story came out of 'Game of Thrones'

At least one "Game of Thrones"mystery has been solved: Former co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are officially a couple.The pair — who tussled onscreen and shared a steamy night in a cave a couple seasons ago before Leslie's character took an arrow to the heart — made it official on the red...

Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 8:34 PM

Rocco Ritchie gets mean at Madonna on social media

It seems like Madonna just can't win with 15-year-old son Rocco Ritchie. Not only is the teen taking her to court over not wanting to have to live with her — and instead stay in London with his dad — but now he's getting snippy on social media. The nerve, right?Over the weekend, Rocco quietly...

Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 1:00 AM

Gwyneth Paltrow takes her oversharing to the Times

Apparently not enough of us are reading Goop, because no less than the New York Times ran a piece that's just Gwyneth Paltrow talking about what sorts of beauty and health products she uses. Do you get it, America? She's trying to help. But at least it's a great opportunity to remind everyone that...

Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 12:40 AM

Drew Barrymore speaks out on split

Most celebrities don't grant interviews so soon after announcing they're getting a divorce — heck, it took Jennifer Garner nearly nine months to talk to Vanity Fair about her split from Ben Affleck — but then most celebrities don't have a new line of rosé from their personal winery to promote, do...

Monday, April 4, 2016, 9:06 PM

Taylor Swift's acceptance speech turns some heads

So there's Taylor Swift, accepting her second of two iHeartRadio awards at the appropriately named iHeart Radio Awards when she casually works in a thank you for her boyfriend, Adam. Wait, what? Isn't Swift dating mega-DJ Calvin Harris, you ask? Well, before you freak out, let's put those fears to...

Monday, April 4, 2016, 7:33 PM

Mike Epps on 'Meet the Blacks' and clowning with Mike Tyson

Mike Epps is already something of a comedy icon — just ask him — but he's somehow never had a starring role in his own film. That ends now with "Meet the Blacks," a comedy that spoofs "The Purge" as well as racial and socioeconomic tensions. But Epps isn't too worried about any potential litigation...

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 3:00 PM

Elton John sued by cop for getting all grope-y

A former member of Elton John's personal security detail — who just so happened to be doing the work while off-duty from his regular gig as an LAPD officer — and Medal of Valor recipient — is suing the "Tiny Dancer" singer for sexual harassment and battery.Related: James Corden steals J.Lo's phone...

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 9:31 PM

Emilia Clarke slams 'Thrones' sexism claims

It's hard out there for the Mother of Dragons, and the last thing Emilia Clarke needs while she makes her slow march toward the Iron Throne is all these naysayers complaining about how "Game of Thrones" is terrible for women. Related: 'Game of Thrones' will destroy Union Square with a dragonShe...

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 9:26 PM