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Oscar winner Rami Malek cast as 007 villain in upcoming 25th James Bond movie

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:20:06 -0400

After winning an Oscar for playing Freddie Mercury, Rami Malek shifts to the world of another British icon playing the villain in a James Bond movie.

     
 
 


Prince William in New Zealand for emotional memorials

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:43:55 -0400

Prince William arrived in New Zealand on April 25, 2019 for a two-day visit.

     
 
 


Taylor Swift makes a surprise appearance at her Nashville mural

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:33:08 -0400

Hundreds of onlookers flocked to Nashville's Gulch neighborhood as two artists added paint to the mural.

     
 
 


Celebs and dogs: The most adorable photos

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 08:50:25 -0400

     
 
 


My First Mentor: Emily Watson

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:50:18 -0400

A Swedish star gave Emily Watson some great acting advice that she has taken to heart. (April 25)

     
 
 


Pink’s new album 'Hurts 2B Human' a lifting soundtrack to life's struggles

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:17:43 -0400

"Hurts 2B Human" is out Friday.

     
 
 


ShowBiz Minute: Smollett, 'Avengers,' Garner

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:40:27 -0400

Brothers sue Jussie Smollett's lawyers, claiming defamation; Six original "Avengers" actors honored with handprint ceremony in Hollywood; Jennifer Garner graces cover of People's annual "Beautiful Issue." (April 24)

     
 
 


Eva Longoria flaunts post-baby bod in tiny red bikini, proving she's fierce at 44

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:40:16 -0400

Eva Longoria is having fun in the sun, vacationing with her 10-month-old son. The actress shared a series photos with her toned bod on display.

     
 
 


Kelly Clarkson's 'Game of Thrones' thoughts

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:45:24 -0400

'Game of Thrones' super-fan Kelly Clarkson has some thoughts on the final season, from White Walker dragons to Daenerys confronting Jaime. Clarkson is hosting the Billboard Music Awards next week in Las Vegas. (April 24)

     
 
 


Blake Lively pretended Forever 21 red carpet looks were vintage: 'I was so shamed for it'

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:55:32 -0400

During an interview for InStyle, Blake Lively, 31, says that during her early days in showbiz, she'd wear Forever 21 and tell reporters the looks were vintage.

     
 
 


'Miss Congeniality' fans, star William Shatner celebrate April 25, the 'perfect date'

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:41:03 -0400

Thursday is April 25, and "Miss Congeniality" fans (and at least one of its stars) know exactly what that means: It's the perfect date.

     
 
 


Khloe Kardashian has a message for shamers criticizing her selfie: 'Good vibes only'

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:14:45 -0400

Khloe Kardashian, presumably feelin' herself, posted a selfie to Instagram, promoting "Good vibes only." Of course she was met with trolls.

     
 
 


'Jersey Shore's Jennifer 'JWoww' Farley reveals 24-year-old boyfriend: 'I'm living my best life'

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:34:24 -0400

"Jersey Shore" star Jennifer "JWoww" Farley revealed recently that she's dating a much younger man in the midst of divorcing husband Roger Mathews.

     
 
 


My First Mentor: Jared Harris

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:51:14 -0400

Shakespearean pros taught Jared Harris the way to act – whether they were related to him or not. (April 25)

     
 
 


50 worst movies based on true events

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:04:52 -0400

24/7 Tempo ranked the worst movies based on true events. Scroll through to learn more.

     
 
 


'Game of Thrones': Who will live and who will die in the Battle of Winterfell?

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:54:17 -0400

Last week "Game of Thrones" teased its biggest battle of all time. When it airs this Sunday, how many characters will make it out alive? And will that disappoint fans?

     
 
 


Prince album 'Originals' to feature his versions of 'Nothing Compares 2 U,' 'Manic Monday'

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:27:06 -0400

"Originals," due on Prince's birthday (June 7) features songs he wrote that became big hits for other artists, like “Nothing Compares 2 U" (Sinéad O’Connor) and "Manic Monday" (The Bangles).

     
 
 


Rapper Bun B shoots armed intruder in his Houston home who tried to steal his car, police say

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:52:52 -0400

Houston police says Rapper Bun B shot an armed intruder at his Houston home who tried to steal his car.

     
 
 


The best James Bond villains

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:34:32 -0400

Get ready to see Rami Malek as a baddie: He's playing 007's nemesis in the 25th James Bond film. He joins a long line of memorable villains.

     
 
 


Save Our Shows 2019: Vote now to help keep your favorite show on the air

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:27:08 -0400

Vote to save your favorite show as the networks prepare to unveil their 2019-2020 lineup.

     
 
 


John Singleton, 'Boyz N the Hood' director, in a coma after suffering stroke

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:24:00 -0400

"Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton is in a coma, eight days after the 51-year-old suffered a stroke, the Associated Press reports.

     
 
 


5 things you need to survive a red eye

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:29:05 -0400

Overnight flights are the worst. Here are 5 products you need to survive a red eye!

     
 
 


Historical dramas finally show black and LGBTQ characters thrive. Here's why that matters

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:05:02 -0400

Historical dramas "Les Miserables," "Gentleman Jack" and "The Spanish Princess" highlight the importance of representing powerful diverse characters.

     
 
 


Jennifer Garner on People's Beautiful cover

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:43:56 -0400

The actress, activist and mom of three is doing her part to change the world.

     
 
 


Jenna Bush Hager presents her grandfather's handicap-accessible car to disabled Navy vet

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:50:51 -0400

On Thursday, "Today"  host Jenna Bush Hager and former Jay Leno conspired to surprise a Navy veteran President George H.W. Bush's van.

     
 
 


Bradley Cooper has dreamed up a reunion with 'Star Is Born' co-star Lady Gaga

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:54:10 -0400

Bradley Cooper shot down the idea of going on tour with Lady Gaga on "Ellen," but he does have something in mind to reunite the "Star Is Born" leads.

     
 
 


ShowBiz Minute: Madsen, Madonna, Avengers

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 09:12:53 -0400

Actor Michael Madsen charged with DUI after SUV hits pole; Madonna releases first music video from new album; "Avengers: Endgame" poised to topple box-office records. (April 25)

     
 
 


'Game of Thrones' stars dish on shocking twists

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:38:00 -0400

"Game of Thrones" fans have endured jaw-dropping twists and turns season after season. Apparently, so have the show's stars.

     
 
 


What feud? Duchess Kate joins Prince Harry at church service

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:56:31 -0400

Duchess Kate and Prince Harry were all smiles at an appearance together at an Anzac Day service in Westminster Abbey on Thursday.

     
 
 


Duchess Meghan: Style Diary

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:19:25 -0400

     
 
 


Musicians encourage tipping during NFL Draft

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:30:43 -0400

The hard-working honk tonk musicians on Nashville's Broadway want NFL Draft visitors to remember to tip the band. (April 24)

     
 
 


Playlist: Anders Osborne's New Orleans Jazz Fest favorites

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:13:02 -0400

Ahead of Jazz Fest -- and in celebration of his new album "Buddha and the Blues" -- Osborne shared a playlist of favorite artists from the Big Easy.

     
 
 


'Young and the Restless': Kristoff St. John's Neil Winters may have died of massive stroke

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:34:27 -0400

"From everything I've seen and heard, it sounds like a massive stroke," a doctor said on "Y&R" of Neil Winters, played by the late Kristoff St. John.

     
 
 


Day in celebrities

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:41:25 -0400

     
 
 


Sarah Hyland reveals how her health issues 'set a tone' for relationship with Wells Adams

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:10:10 -0400

"Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland and "Bachelorette" alum boyfriend Wells Adams built a relationship by jumping off the deep end right away.

     
 
 


Delicious recipes for every occasion

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:19:12 -0400

From meals to appetizers and drinks, find the perfect recipes.

     
 
 


Large polar bear gets checkup at Illinois zoo

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:07:32 -0400

Veterinary staff performed a medical exam on a polar bear this week at an Illinois zoo.

     
 
 


Celebrities who have a twin

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:08:40 -0400

From the Olsen twins to Scarlett Johansson and her twin brother, these celebrities have a twin that you may or may not have known about.

     
 
 


James Holzhauer reveals what's behind his 'Jeopardy!' hot streak

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 14:55:46 -0400

"The fact that I win and lose money all the time helps desensitize me..." "Jeopardy!" champ James Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler said.

     
 
 


Bode Miller's son learns to swim in tender video. 'I cried tears of hope,' wife says

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:31:06 -0400

Miller's wife, Morgan, said she cried happy tears. "...and then tears of sadness because it was all I had to do to keep my baby girl here."

     
 
 


Pink gets real about mental health, anxiety: 'Talking about is the most important thing'

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:13:42 -0400

During a candid conversation with Carson Daly on NBC News’ TODAY, Pink said anxiety is the "number one thing that kids now are going through."

     
 
 


Royal baby predictor: Guess birthday, gender and name of Harry and Meghan's first child

Fri, 8 Mar 2019 18:00:38 -0500

Take your best guess at the birthdate, gender and name of Harry and Meghan's first child with our royal baby predictor game.

     
 
 


Duchess Kate: Style Diary

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:27:21 -0400

     
 
 


Louis Tomlinson fulfills widower's bucket list in tearjerker video with his mom's song

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:38:11 -0400

In the video, the One Direction star ticked off bucket list items for an 83-year-old widower, whose wife died the same year as his mom.

     
 
 


'Swamp Thing': See the extended teaser trailer

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 18:16:57 -0400

'Swamp Thing' brought the supernatural horror to its first teaser trailer which dropped Wednesday.

     
 
 


'He's awesome!' Efron and Collins react to Malek casting

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:55:22 -0400

The stars of "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" react to news that Rami Malek has been cast as the next Bond villain. (April 25)

     
 
 


'Avengers: Endgame' stars assemble for #7YearReunion photo, talk parting 'heartbreak'

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:04:51 -0400

'Avengers: Endgame' stars Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo re-create a 2012 photo: "We all actually look better now."

     
 
 


My First Mentor: Awkwafina

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:50:50 -0400

Two TV and radio stars supported Awkwafina early on in her career. (April 25)

     
 
 


Olivia Munn: 'Ignorant' fashion police blogs contribute to the 'suppression of women'

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:26:29 -0400

"A lot of people have to wake up and acknowledge the part they've played in the suppression of women," Munn wrote in an essay calling out the fashion critiques found on Go Fug Yourself.

     
 
 


50 best movies based on true events

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:34:52 -0400

24/7 Tempo identified the 50 best movies that are based on true events based on audience and critic ratings from Rotten Tomatoes and Internet Movie Database.

     
 
 


'Avengers' fans race to see 'Endgame'

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:35:40 -0400

Marvel fans race to a movie theater in the Philippines to get a first-look at "Avengers: Endgame."