ESPN – Leon Spinks, who surprised the boxing world by beating Muhammad Ali for the world heavyweight title in 1978, died Friday night at age 67, according to the Firm PR, a public relations firm that represents him.
Spinks, who had been suffering from prostate and other cancers for five years, died with his wife, Brenda Glur Spinks, by his side, the firm said.
The St. Louis native, a former Marine who won a gold medal...
AP – It's one of the great Hollywood ironies that Christopher Plummer didn't like the film that made him a legend.
He was an actor's actor and had cut his teeth doing Shakespeare. "The Sound of Music," he thought, was sentimental shlock. And he wasn't alone — reviews at the time were famously terrible.
Then, like a personal curse, it would go on to become a universally beloved classic. He'd played Henry V and...
FOX NEWS – Country singer Morgan Wallen has issued an apology after a video surfaced showing him using the N-word.
In a statement shared with Fox News, Wallen, 27, said:
"I'm embarrassed and sorry. I used an unacceptable and inappropriate racial slur that I wish I could take back.
"There are no excuses to use this type of language, ever. I want to sincerely apologize for using the word. I promise to do better."
Wallen's remorse comes...
Musician "Marilyn Manson" is facing claims he was abusive in a previous relationship.
(CNN) – Actress Evan Rachel Wood, who was once engaged to musician Marilyn Manson, wrote on Instagram that he "horrifically abused" her for "years" –
"He started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years."
"I was brainwashed and manipulated into submission.
"I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander, or blackmail.
"I am here to expose this...
CBS NEWS – Betty White has all of her ducks in a row before her birthday this year.
The beloved television icon is turning 99 on January 17 and said she is planning to spend it, at least in part, with two special feathered friends.
"The Golden Girls" actress spilled her animal-filled plans for the special day to Entertainment Tonight on Tuesday.
"What am I doing for my birthday?" White asked. "Running a mile each morning has...
"I proceeded to lace into him about respecting other people."
Fox News – Judge Judy Sheindlin, 78, revealed during an interview with the New York Post that she admonished a fan who was not wearing a mask in public amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The ordeal took place at a hair salon, where Sheindlin spotted a man indoors without a mask on. She recalled:
“I walked up to him and he looked at me and smiled....
"We're not color blind yet, but we've advanced a few paces along the path and I like to think I've contributed something to that process."
(CNN)Country music legend Charley Pride died Saturday at age 86, a representative for the singer announced.
Pride died in Dallas of complications from Covid-19, the release said.
Born on March 18, 1934, in Sledge, Mississippi, the singer was a sharecropper's son who rose to become country music's first black superstar.
His baritone voice...
CNN – Ellen DeGeneres announced on Thursday that she has tested positive for Covid-19.
The popular talk show host tweeted the news from her verified Twitter account:
"Hi Everyone. I want to let you all know that I tested positive for Covid-19.
"Fortunately, I'm feeling fine right now. Anyone who has been in close contact with me has been notified, and I am following all proper CDC guidelines.
"I'll see you all again after the holidays. Please...
CNN – Judges on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court questioned and expressed skepticism about the use of five "prior bad acts" witnesses in Bill Cosby's criminal trial during an appeal hearing on Tuesday.
Cosby, 83, is more than two years into a 3-to-10-year sentence at a prison outside Philadelphia for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, a former Temple University employee, at Cosby's home in 2004.
The three assault charges in the case centered on Constand's testimony....
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