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An “American Idol” contestant is suing producers of the hit reality show, alleging that she is a victim of wage theft and that the celebrity judges turned her into a “laughing stock” on national television.

The SAG Awards will be a “big deal” for Christina Applegate. The “Married . . . With Children” alum, 51, revealed that the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Awards this month will most likely be her final one as she deals with multiple sclerosis disease. “It’s my last awards show as an actor probably, so it’s…

Warner Bros. Discovery will be keeping Discovery+ as a standalone streaming offering, as it prepares to launch the yet-to-be-named combined product of Discovery+ and HBO Max. According to a Wednesday report in the Wall Street Journal, “Instead of combining HBO Max and Discovery+ in their entirety, the new platform will…

Christina Aguilera, Bad Bunny and Jeremy Pope will receive honors at the 34th annual GLAAD Media Awards, which serves to recognize performers, filmmakers and projects that have proven monumental to the LGBTQ community. Aguilera, renowned Latin pop singer and five-time Grammy winner, will accept GLAAD’s Advocate for Change award in…

Fifteen additional work-in-progress films are set to join the Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) that takes place next month alongside the FilMart rights market. They join 28 previously announced in-development projects. The 21st edition of HAF runs March 13-15 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre…

Hipgnosis Song Management has acquired a song catalogue from the first-ever Grammy Songwriter of the Year, Tobias Jesso Jr., known for his work with Adele (“We Were Young”), Harry Styles (“Boyfriends”), Niall Horan, Pink, Sia, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Pugh, Meghan Trainor, Florence + The Machine and others. According to the announcement, Hipgnosis has acquired…

LeBron James scored his 38,388th career point Tuesday evening, becoming the NBA’s all-time scoring leader. The 38-year-old James surpassed fellow Los Angeles Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who had held the record since April 1984. James went into Tuesday evening’s match-up against the Oklahoma City Thunder with 36 points left to go…

Rather than shrink away after seeing a mountain of social media chatter about her physical appearance on the Grammy Awards Sunday night, Madonna has confronted it head-on, writing a lengthy social media post saying “ageism and misogyny” are behind the commentary — not to mention “close-up photos of me taken…

How is it that the Americana Music Association has been holding annual Grammy eve tribute shows at the Troubadour since the mid-2010s, but never got around, until this year, to feting Lucinda Williams — of whom AMA director Jed Hilly said, “You are the voice, you are the songs, you…

President Biden jousted with House Republicans and challenged them to work with him on a bipartisan “unity” agenda in his State of the Union address on Tuesday night. The president pitched a handful of small-bore policy initiatives — like combating credit card fees and capping concert ticket surcharges — and…

“Many people chose to only talk about Close-up photos of me Taken with a long lens camera By a press photographer that Would distort anyone’s face!!” Madonna lamented.

Margera captioned one of the pictures, “Lunch with prescilla Presley,” spelling her name wrong.