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How Carrie Fisher Influenced Today's Actresses
When Carrie Fisher stepped into her iconic role as Princess Leia in " Star Wars ," she forever changed what it meant to be a princess and paved the way for modern-day heroines like Katniss Everdeen, Hermione Granger and Tris Prior. Fisher "defined the female hero of our age over a generation ago,"
Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 18-24
June 18: Musician Paul McCartney is 75. Actress Linda Thorson ("The Avengers") is 70. Keyboardist John Evans (The Box Tops) is 69. Actress Isabella Rossellini is 65. Actress Carol Kane is 65. Actress Andrea Evans ("The Bold and the Beautiful") is 60. Singer Alison Moyet is 56. Keyboardist Dizzy
Simon Cowell will not be returning to 'American Idol'
" American Idol " fans were delighted to hear earlier this week that the singing-competition show will be returning to ABC for the 2017-2018 season. There's no official word on the host or judges, but original cast member Simon Cowell will definitely not take part. The music mogul, 57, was part of
Janet Jackson's Road to 50
It's hard to believe Janet Jackson is 50. So many of us grew up watching Michael's little sister on "Good Times." Her acting talent made her stand out from the rest of the musically talented Jackson family. At the same time, we loved when she decided to follow in her older siblings footsteps but
End of an Era: Kobe Bryant Ends Final Game on a Storybook Ending
In his 1,346th NBA game with the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday night, marking his final game with the league, Kobe Bryant scored 60 points to pull off a fourth-quarter upset against the Utah Jazz, 101-96. Bryant celebrated the win with a post-game hug from former Lakers player Lamar Odom, as well as
'American Idol' Series Finale Recap: Alumni Cameos and Star-Studded Performances
Thursday’s series finale of " American Idol " paid tribute to the past 15 seasons, with surprise appearances and star-studded performances from past finalists -- including Kelly Clarkson , Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson -- before the final American Idol" was crowned. Host Ryan Seacrest
Demi Lovato and Ruby Rose Honored at GLAAD Media Awards 2016
Forget the red carpet . The stars strutted down the blue carpet Saturday night at the 27th GLAAD Media Awards in Beverly Hills. Demi Lovato and " Orange Is the New Black " actress Ruby Rose were among the honorees at the ceremony, which will air on the Logo network Monday. During her acceptance
Channing Tatum Reveals How He Got Beyonce to Perform on 'Lip Sync Battle'
When Beyonce stormed the stage on the season two premiere of "Lip Sync Battle," surprising viewers and Tatum's wife, Jenna Dewan Tatum alike, it went viral. Queen Bey joined Channing Tatum onstage while he lip-synced her 2011 hit single "Run the World (Girls Still, no one was more shocked that he
Coldplay, Babyface, Rick Ross, Astropol Album Reviews
This week we continue the annual December release-slowdown with the return of Babyface, Coldplay's new album, Rick Ross's very guest-heavy record and the debut full-length album from Astropol featuring Bjorn Yttling of Peter Bjorn and John and Bebban Stenborg from Shout Out Louds. As 2015 comes to