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'I Hope She Felt Love': Whitney Houston Remembered 5 Years After Her Death
Today marks the fifth anniversary of Whitney Houston 's untimely death. The 48-year old singing icon was found at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles inside the bathtub of her hotel suite, unconscious, as guests proceeded to gather downstairs for her mentor Clive Davis ' annual pre-Grammy
Celebs Take Us Behind the Scenes at African American Museum Opening
Along with President Obama, former President George W. Bush and both of their wives, many celebrities flocked to Washington, D.C., for the long-awaited opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Oprah Winfrey, who donated $12 million to the museum and whose name adorns
Angela Bassett Introduces Survivors of the Charleston Church Shootings at the DNC
Felicia Sanders and Polly Sheppard give heartfelt speeches about gun control at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
49 Stars Remember the 49 Victims of the Orlando Mass Shooting
Ryan Murphy has used his star power for good. In the days after the deadly shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the "Glee" creator teamed up with the Human Rights Campaign to pay tribute to the 49 victims. For the project, Murphy enlisted the help of 49 celebrities, each of whom delivered a
'Zootopia' Sets Record With First-Place Debut
It was a zoo at the top of the box office over the weekend. "Zootopia" opened in first place after earning an estimated $73.7 million from Friday through Sunday. It's the best debut ever for a Disney Animation movie, surpassing "Frozen"'s three-day total of $67.4 million in 2013. Disney is the
Oscars 2016: Chris Rock's Best Moments During the Oscars
Comedian Chris Rock took the stage Sunday night to host the 88th Academy Awards and he didn't disappoint. Through his opening monologue, skits and even selling Girl Scout cookies , Rock entertained the Hollywood crowd. Here are his best moments as an Oscars host: Interviews Outside of a Compton
Diversity Was the Real Star of the 2016 Oscars
Besides who would win, the biggest question at this year's Oscars ceremony was how the show and its stars would handle the issue of diversity. The conversation started on the red carpet with Kerry Washington , Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and others chiming in. This is the second year in
Angela Bassett Recalls Her Oscar Night: 'I Didn't Want to Have to Go to the Restroom...and Miss My Category'
Angela Bassett has amassed an illustrious body of work, but it was her breakthrough role portraying rock and soul music legend Tina Turner in 1993's "What's Love Got to Do with It" that got her to the Academy Awards with a nomination for Best Actress. "It was exciting. It was thrilling," she told
'American Crime Story' Star Courtney B. Vance Says He Thinks O.J. Simpson 'Did It'
When "American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson," premieres Tuesday, viewers will see actor Courtney B. Vance playing flamboyant defense attorney, Johnnie Cochran, but it’s likely not a role he would have taken in real life. Vance said he believes the former NFL star, who was charged with
Golden Globes 2016: Biggest Winners and Best Moments
Check out all the big moments from one of Hollywood's most prestigious awards ceremonies.