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J-Rod are done: Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez have split

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J-Lo and A-Rod are no longer J-Rod — officially. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez told the "Today" show Thursday in a joint statement that they are calling off their two-year engagement. "We are better as friends," the statement says. The couple started dating in early 2017. They issued a statement in March that disputed reports they were breaking up. The couple was given the nickname "J-Rod" […]

today04/15/20218

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Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl team up for a pandemic anthem

NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl have teamed up for a hard-rock pandemic anthem called "Eazy Sleazy." In a statement Tuesday, Jagger said it was a song he wrote about coming out of lockdown, and he hopes it adds "some much needed optimism." The duo recorded the song in different studio locations. The lyrics mention "prison walls," "virtual premieres," numbers that are "grim" and Zoom calls. Jagger […]

today04/14/202110

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Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt join Oscars starry presenting cast

The Oscars are aiming to be more like a movie than a television show and enlisting A-list stars like Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Halle Berry and Reese Witherspoon to help. They'll be joined at the April 25 broadcast by the likes of Regina King, Joaquin Phoenix, Rita Moreno, Laura Dern, Zendaya, Marlee Matlin and last year's best director winner Bong Joon Ho, the show's producers said Monday. After delaying two […]

today04/13/20213

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Brothers Ron and Clint Howard have memoir coming in October

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker-actor Ron Howard and actor Clint Howard are brothers, former child stars and fellow Hollywood veterans. They'll now share their unusual story in book-length form. The Howards have a deal with William Morrow for "The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family." It's scheduled to come out Oct. 12. According to William Morrow, a HarperCollins imprint, the book arose in part out of public curiosity over […]

today04/12/20219

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Miss America to be crowned in live event after virtual year

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The Miss America organization says it plans to crown its 100th winner in December before a live audience at the Mohegan Sun casino's arena in Connecticut. The announcement Thursday was made after a year of virtual appearances and delayed competitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Miss America and Mohegan Sun announced a three-year partnership to hold the finale and associated events at the southeastern Connecticut facility. […]

today04/09/20211

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Celebrity zookeeper Jack Hanna diagnosed with dementia

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of celebrity zookeeper and TV show host Jack Hanna said he's been diagnosed with dementia and will retire from public life. In a news release Wednesday, his family said it's believed he now has Alzheimer's disease that has progressed quickly in the last few months. The 74-year-old Hanna was director of the Columbus Zoo from 1978 to 1992 and still serves as its director […]

today04/08/202110

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Fleetwood Mac Live – Digital Download Giveaway Promotion

The Fleetwood Mac Super Deluxe Live Edition is available as of April 9th! 3-CD/2-LP Super Deluxe Edition Includes A Newly Remastered Version Of The Classic Double Live Album With More Than An Hour Of Unreleased Live Music, Plus Unreleased Demos For “Fireflies” And “One More Night” On Bonus 7-Inch Vinyl Rhino.com Exclusive “Tour Edition” Also Includes Replica Ticket, Backstage Pass, And Other Ephemera Giveaways courtesy of Rhino.com STARTING MONDAY APRIL […]

today04/07/202113

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Man, a steal! Rare Superman comic sells for record $3.25M

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the few copies of the comic book that introduced Superman to the world has sold for a super-sized, record-setting price. The issue of Action Comics #1 went for $3.25 million in a private sale according to ComicConnect.com, an online auction and consignment company. It narrowly bested the previous record for the comic, set in the auction of another copy in 2014 for slightly over […]

today04/07/202112

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Will the Oscars be a ‘who cares’ moment as ratings dive?

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people watch awards shows out of love, others because they love to hate. But this year, as ratings have taken a dive, will anybody tune in to the Oscars? Pushed by the pandemic from its usual berth of February or early March, the Academy Awards will be presented April 25 on ABC. The details are still being worked out, but some longtime movie buffs have […]

today04/07/202110

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