The unexpected link between Britney Spears and Olivia Rodrigo explains so much about being a pop star today
Our most popular pop princesses have certainly evolved. Or have they?
DaBaby apologizes for ‘misinformed comments about HIV/AIDS’ after being dropped from music festivals
Lollapalooza, Governors Ball and Day N Vegas all dropped DaBaby from their festival lineups after he made homophobic remarks at Rolling Loud Miami.
DaBaby’s homophobic remarks draw a week’s worth of rebukes from Madonna, Elton John, Questlove and more
Backlash to DaBaby's homophobic comments arrives just as Lil Nas X's music video made the topic a major conversation in hip-hop.
TLC has canceled the Duggars again, but that doesn’t mean people can count them out for good
Josh Duggar’s molestation accusations led to the Duggar family’s first show being canceled, and TLC just scrapped the spin-off after his arrest on child pornography possession charges.
The latest ‘paparazzi versus celebrity kids’ fight has been raging for nearly a decade. And it’s still complicated.
Gigi Hadid and Blake Lively are just two of the celebrities who have asked paparazzi to please leave their children alone.
Martin Shkreli had the only copy of a Wu-Tang Clan album. The U.S. government just sold it to cover his debt.
Convicted hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli forfeited the only copy of Wu-Tang Clan's "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" to federal prosecutors after his 2018 sentencing.
Britney Spears files to remove her father from her conservatorship. Here’s what to know about her legal battle.
What is the #FreeBritney movement? Who has left Britney Spears’s team? All the pressing questions you may have about her conservatorship, answered.
Kanye West’s new album still hasn’t been released. The delay is nothing unusual for the rapper.
"Donda," which will be Kanye West's 10th studio album, has been pushed to Aug. 6.
Jackie Mason, onetime rabbi who became a Broadway standup star, dies at 93
His humor was built around chutzpah, his Jewish identity and his absurdist observations of life.
Fire at mansion believed to be owned by Beyoncé and Jay-Z investigated as possible arson
The New Orleans Fire Department said the property had been vacant for some time, and that 22 responders attended the scene.
Anime and manga will take center stage at the Olympics. It could fuel a boom in interest.
Interest in anime and manga is expected to take off after the Tokyo Olympics, which will feature nine anime characters as "ambassadors."
The teen love triangle is a complicated TV tradition. ‘Never Have I Ever’ actually pulls it off.
"Never Have I Ever" sustains its love triangle by focusing more on Devi's emotional growth than her relationship with either Ben or Paxton.
Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to Los Angeles sexual assault charges
Harvey Weinstein was extradited from New York, where he has been serving a 23-year prison sentence for sexually assaulting two women.
Elliot Lawrence, 1940s bandleader who conducted Tony Award shows, dies at 96
In a long career in jazz, on Broadway and on television, he won Tony and Emmy awards.
Biz Markie was more than just a goofball. He showed us how joyous hip-hop could be.
Biz Markie, whose single "Just a Friend" launched his career, was more than just a one-hit-wonder.
Biz Markie, New York rapper known as ‘clown prince of hip-hop,’ dies at 57
His single “Just a Friend” became a Top 10 hit, propelled by its unabashedly off-key chorus.
‘Gossip Girl’ has always been about out-of-touch rich kids. Can it pull off socially conscious characters?
HBO Max's "Gossip Girl" reboot's loose grasp for social consciousness dulls whatever sharp points stand to be made about the wealthiest of the generation.
‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ director Malcolm D. Lee has never been afraid to give the people what they want
Taking on a beloved movie franchise like "Space Jam" is an exciting milestone for longtime director Malcolm D. Lee. It's also overdue.
For Britney Spears rally attendees, conservatorship issues are about more than one celebrity’s case
A #FreeBritney rally Wednesday drew fans of Britney Spears as well as conservatorship law advocates to the Lincoln Memorial.
Charles Robinson, who played court clerk on long-running ‘Night Court,’ dies at 75
Mr. Robinson was a prolific stage actor and had supporting parts in series such as “Buffalo Bill,” “Love & War,” “Home Improvement,” “The Game” and “Hart of Dixie.”
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Scientists expected thawing wetlands in Siberia’s permafrost. What they found is ‘much more dangerous.’
Cuomo sexually harassed multiple female staffers in violation of state and federal law, N.Y. attorney general concludes
Trump’s latest effort to conceal his corruption requires Democrats to act
Republicans aren’t conservatives. They’re nihilists.
Kim Jong Un’s mysterious head bandage fuels further speculation about his health
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