Director Liz Garbus on Nina Simone's Life, Legacy & Lauryn Hill

What Happened, Miss Simone?, which premieres on Netflix this Friday, is a masterpiece. Directed by Oscar-nominated documentarian Liz Garbus, whose storytelling skills are uniquely sensitive to the complicated tales of women and men grappling with fame and internal demons, it presents Nina Simone unlike we’ve ever seen… »6/25/15 2:30pm6/25/15 2:30pm


Brangelina Threatened By Jonny Lee Miller's Mediocre CBS Show

The National Enquirer, bastion of all legitimate-and-definitely-not-made-up-by-peoples'-greed-and-imagination news, reports that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's slinky, uber-sexual union is being torn asunder by, of all things, Tivo. Brad's allegedly pissed at Angelina for secretly recording episodes of her ex Jonny… »11/08/12 9:00am11/08/12 9:00am

Zoe Saldana Gets Dark Makeup, Prosthetic Nose to Play Nina Simone

Zoe Saldana has started filming scenes for Nina, the movie that's an unauthorized look at the life of legendary jazz singer Nina Simone, and a paparazzi photo of Saldana on the way to the set reveals that she's been making some physical changes in order to play the part. There's dark makeup on her jaw, and she appears… »10/26/12 6:00pm10/26/12 6:00pm

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Make Whopping $300K Off Wedding Photos

"Magical," "unforgettable" and "fantasy" are just a few of the gushing adjectives used by Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake to describe their hella expensive Italian wedding (soup), even though not everyone was as happy (N*Sync was excluded from the 100-person guest list; they are "are pretty upset about it").… »10/23/12 9:00am10/23/12 9:00am

Blame Canada: 70s-Era Feminist Singers Are Issues Of National Security

Canadian songstress Rita MacNeil was a feminist activist in the late 60s and early 70s, and she is shocked to learn that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's security branch had a dossier on her »8/06/08 2:30pm8/06/08 2:30pm back in the day. According to the ,"Newly released documents show the admired entertainer and Order of Canada recipient was…

Nudie Text Censored At Texas High; Barbie Jumps On The Green Bandwagon

Officials at a Texas high school have their panties in a twist about nude pictures of women in the background of a German textbook. They will either ban the book or put a sticker over the naughty bits. • More banning! This time across the globe in India, some Hindu groups want to ban the Mike Meyers/ Jessica Alba film »5/13/08 5:30pm5/13/08 5:30pm