November

Diana’s ex-butler claims Meghan and Harry should lose royal titles as couple arrives in NYC

Princess Diana’s former longtime butler Paul Burrell claims that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should be stripped of their royal titles.

Texas D.A. Appeals Order Blocking Him From Bringing Child Porn Case Against Netflix

A federal judge issued an injunction last month that blocks a Texas prosecutor from bringing child pornography charges against Netflix for distributing the French film “Cuties.” But the…

Disney Senior Vice President of Communications Heather Hust Rivera to Exit Company After Almost 20 Years (EXCLUSIVE)

Heather Hust Rivera, the senior vice president of communications at Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED), is exiting the company after nearly two decades, Variety has learned exclusively.…

SZA Reveals ‘SOS’ Track List, With Phoebe Bridgers, Travis Scott, Don Toliver and Ol’ Dirty Bastard Features

SZA, fresh from a “Saturday Night Live” performance in which she announced the December 9 release date for her upcoming album “SOS,” has geared into release week mode:…

Tide turns as former #FreeBritney fans now ‘deeply concerned’ for Spears

“I don’t think Britney will ever be able to live a normal, free life,” said former #FreeBritney supporter Lauren Mars. “She has no idea how to be free or survive alone. It’s very sad; very, very sad.”

Bob McGrath, ‘Sesame Street’ Star, Dies at 90

Bob McGrath, an actor and recording artist who became a generational icon as one of the original human stars of “Sesame Street,” died Sunday. He was 90. McGrath’s…

Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon Reveal Secrets of Learning to Sing Like Country’s Royal Couple in ‘George & Tammy’

It’s all about the nose. That is the secret to singing classic country music, or at least getting to the heart of the style of singing brought back…

KPOP musical demands apology after ‘racist’ New York Times review

“KPOP: The Musical” producers demanded Friday that The New York Times issue an apology for an alleged racist remark that was made by theatre critic Jesse Green.

Theo James says his prosthetic ‘White Lotus’ penis was ‘ginormous’

It was a massive … deal. Theo James — who made waves in the second season premiere of HBO’s “White Lotus.” — revealed Friday that the prosthetic penis he wore for a nude scene in the show was “ginormous.” James appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon where he described the phallic fiasco. “The…

Michele Placido on Daniele Vicari’s ‘Orlando’: ‘One of the Most Beautiful Roles I’ve Been Offered’

Orlando Zurro, played by Michele Placido, has never left his Italian mountain village. At 75, he runs his little farm alone. His wife died a long time ago,…

King Curtis was the greatest musician you’ve never heard of

King Curtis was at the peak of his career when he died, at 37, in 1971. He had backed Aretha Franklin at her landmark shows at the Fillmore West, and recorded a couple of tracks for John Lennon’s “Imagine” album.

Jingle Ball performer Jax is sharing her gifts of singing, songwriting — and sweaters

Long Island native Jax will be playing Santa at iHeartRadio Z100’s Jingle Ball on Dec. 9. It’s the “American Idol” alum’s first time performing at Madison Square Garden and meeting some of her fellow performers, so she is distributing homemade ugly sweaters as ice breakers.