Watch Aretha Franklin Perform 'Rolling In The Deep' Live

Aretha Franklin released her cover of "Rolling In The Deep" mashed up with "Ain't No Mountain" on Monday, but the live version she performed on The Late Show with David Letterman that evening is so much more fun and way less auto-tuned. Be sure to watch the clip all the way through to catch her funny snap at the end.… » 9/30/14 12:40pm Yesterday 12:40pm

Aretha Franklin's Cool With Jennifer Hudson As Potential Biopic Star

Aretha Franklin, that classy, classy lady, is apparently tangentially involved, sorta, in who will play her in her much-anticipated upcoming biopic: "I just try to come up with the names I feel are going to best present this, who are the people that will best present my biopic and what I have in mind." » 5/11/13 1:00pm 5/11/13 1:00pm

Beyonce 'Didn't Think There Was Anything Wrong' with Crushing Our…

It looks to be official—Beyonce did, in fact, lip-sync the "Star Spangled Banner" to a pre-recorded track at Monday's inauguration. Which is obviously unacceptable, because...because...it deprived the people of America of the chance to hear our national anthem belted into a frigid and acoustic-less void and almost… » 1/23/13 8:00pm 1/23/13 8:00pm

Gwyneth Paltrow Is Cockblocking Cameron Diaz Until She Gets It Together

Once upon a time, Cameron Diaz turned 40 and started making depressing and obvious statements to Access Hollywood like "Look, the alternative to getting older is [being dead]." Diaz has since found herself in what the tabloids are calling "a bit of a mid-life crisis" since her split from Alex Rodriguez and a fling… » 1/23/13 9:00am 1/23/13 9:00am

Shocker: Lindsay Lohan Forgets to Show Up for Work on The Canyons

Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly, Lindsay Lohan's gotta blow off her obligations on the set of every single movie she's worked on for the last five years. In other words, if you play with fire, fire is probably gonna do drugs and drink Red Bull all night and wake up at 4 PM in a bed at the Four Seasons, trying to… » 10/19/12 9:00am 10/19/12 9:00am

And Now For An Unsolicited Uterus Update on Blake Lively

This morning serves us up some Gossip Girl meta-theater. Rumors on the set of GG are that Blake Lively is "glowing," which is Hollywoodese for "Lookit, there might be a baby in that person." A source from the show adds, "Blake is usually really careful about what she eats, but since her wedding, she seems to be eating… » 9/20/12 9:00am 9/20/12 9:00am

Actors Will Need to Audition for Aretha Franklin Movie in Front of…

Aretha Franklin is taking a very hands-on approach with the movie being made about her life: She approved a story treatment based on her memoir, has commissioned a script, and is negotiating with directors and producers. And, as USA Today reports, the Queen of Soul has started casting — she is looking for actors. » 9/06/12 1:00pm 9/06/12 1:00pm

Robin Thicke Got Arrested for Smoking Pot in His Escalade

Uh oh. Robin Thicke has gotten himself into a little trouble with the law. The Grammy winner was arrested in New York earlier today for possession of marijuana, after the cops happened upon him smoking a joint in a car. Apparently, he and another person were hanging out and indulging in a Cadillac Escalade that was… » 2/17/12 8:00pm 2/17/12 8:00pm

Chelsea Handler Would Never Sleep With A Dwarf Because It'd Be 'Child…

Rosie O'Donnell and Chelsea Handler have gotten themselves into some super-sized trouble with the little person community. The two were chatting on Rosie's show when O'Donnell confessed, "I'm a little ashamed about it [but] I have a mild fear or anxiety around little people." Handler then went on to say some pretty… » 2/15/12 8:00pm 2/15/12 8:00pm

Details of Whitney's Death Emerge: Xanax and Alcohol May Be to Blame

If you don't already know, let me be the first to apologize for ruining what should have been a placid Sunday of Grammy-snarking — Whitney Houston, the diva that even Bret Easton Ellis's misogynistic, socially-numb serial killer held in high esteem, died last night at the heart-breaking age of 48. Houston's… » 2/12/12 11:00am 2/12/12 11:00am

Aretha Franklin Calls Off Her Engagement After Just Three Short Weeks


Oh, man, it's not even Valentine's Day and already love has taken quite a beating in 2012. Today comes the upsetting news that Aretha Franklin has called off her engagement to Willie Wilkerson. But… but… but, it's only been three weeks since they announced their plan to marry! What could go wrong in that time? » 1/23/12 8:00pm 1/23/12 8:00pm

Three Of Glee's Biggest Stars Leaving The Show

Remember when we were all excited because we heard that Glee had hired new writers? Well those new peeps have arrived to write Rachel, Finn and Kurt off the show. Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and the exquisite Chris Colfer will graduate at the end of the fall season and will not return for the fourth season. My heart,… » 7/14/11 9:00am 7/14/11 9:00am

Mariah & Nick Considering "Tasteful" Tabloid Pix Of Twins

Mariah Carey is trying to make a deal with a tabloid for "tasteful" photographs of her twins. Mags like People and Ok! are vying to set something up, and a source says: "Mariah and Nick are more concerned with doing the right thing than going to the highest bidder… They're talking to a number of publications about… » 6/21/11 9:00am 6/21/11 9:00am