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Prince's Longtime Keyboardist Talks Rumored Rivalry With Michael Jackson
When Prince died this week, music lovers immediately began comparing his unexpected death to Michael Jackson's. The King of Pop died in his California home in 2009. Jackson was 50 -- seven years younger than Prince when he died Thursday. Prince's death revived rumors the two pop icons had an
Prince's Backup Singer Remembers the Music Icon
ABC News' JoiMarie McKenzie Interviews Cassandra O'Neal, a backup singer and keyboardist for Prince.
Celebrities React to Prince's Death on Social Media
"Purple Rain" singer Prince died today at age 57, and tributes to the singer have been pouring in ever since. Chief among them was Aretha Franklin, who told ABC News: "It was just a blow -- a real blow He had longevity in the industry simply because he was a natural and he had 'it'. What they call
Mark Hamill Was Concerned About Luke's Role in 'The Force Awakens'
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" director J.J. Abrams told Chris Rock at the Tribeca Film Festival last week that crafting the biggest movie of 2015 was a balancing act. "I know it's derided for this, but we very consciously tried to borrow familiar beats, so the rest of the movie could sort of hang
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J.J. Abrams Reveals Rey's Parents Weren't in 'The Force Awakens'
After audiences finally got to see " Star Wars : The Force Awakens ," the question on everybody's mind was, "Who are Rey's parents?" Director J.J. Abrams isn't telling -- but he did give fans a big hint today at a Tribeca Film Festival event. During the Q&A portion of Abrams' Directors Series
As 'Empire' Returns, Jussie Smollett Warns, 'No One Is Safe...Except Cookie!'
Viewers have been waiting since early December for a new episode of "Empire" and this week, the top-rated hip-hop drama finally returns. Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon, says that "Empire" fans maybe shocked to find out that some characters -- well, nearly all of them -- are expendable.
The Academy Apologizes for Any Offensive Aspect of the Oscars Telecast
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences apologized today for "any aspect of the Oscar telecast" that may have been offensive. After last month's Oscars ceremony, more than two dozen entertainment professionals complained in a letter to the Academy about jokes made at the expense of Asian
Sally Field Talks About Diversity and Hollywood
The popular actress gets candid about whether or not Hollywood will ever be open to minorities.