Emma Stone Dethrones Jennifer Lawrence as World’s Highest-Paid Actress
Emma Stone is this year’s highest-paid actress, according to Forbes, banking $26 million pretax in Forbes’ 12-month scoring period. The actress beat Jennifer Aniston, who took the second spot on the list with earnings of $25.5 million, and Jennifer Lawrence, who came in at number three with $24 million. Lawrence had topped Forbes’ ranking two years in a row, last year making $46 million. Aniston, according to the publication, continues to make millions due to films like the upcoming “The Yellow Birds,” and endorsement deals with Emirates Airlines, Smartwater and Aveeno. Most of Lawrence’s paycheck comes from the upcoming Darren Aronofsky »
- Beatrice Verhoeven
'Home Alone' Dad John Heard Died of Cardiac Arrest
Officials say actor John Heard, whose body was found last month in a Northern California hotel, died of cardiac arrest.
The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office said Tuesday an autopsy revealed the 71-year-old actor died "a sudden cardiac death due to atherosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease."
Heard was found dead July 21 in a hotel in Palo Alto. He was recovering from back surgery at Stanford University Medical Center.
The coroner's office says his back surgery did not play a role in his death.
Heard's many roles included the father in the Home Alone and »
- the Associated Press
Lady Gaga Will Reportedly Testify in Dr. Luke’s Defamation Case Against Kesha
Lady Gaga is reportedly set to testify in Dr. Luke’s ongoing defamation case against Kesha. The producer’s legal team subpoenaed Lady Gaga in July for deposition regarding a series of texts Kesha sent her in 2013, in which the “Praying” singer reportedly describes how Dr. Luke allegedly drugged and raped her. Gaga initially responded to the subpoena with a “heavily-redacted, four page spreadsheet of” the text exchange, but now the singer has signed a deal to “appear for a deposition pursuant to [Luke’s] subpoena in this action, during the month of September,” according to “Page Six.” »
- Madeleine Aggeler
Chris Hemsworth Admits He Was 'Weirdly Shaken' Meeting Chris Pratt: 'He's Just So Charismatic'
The 34-year-old actor revealed in an interview with Elle released on Tuesday that he was "weirdly shaken" when he met the Guardians of the Galaxy star.
"The first time I really met Chris Pratt -- and went on set with him and the Guardians -- I was weirdly shaken," Hemsworth confessed with a laugh. "I don't know why. He's just so charismatic. And good at what he does."
The two worked together on the upcoming Marvel team-up, Avengers: Infinity War, out May 4, 2018, which will feature Hemsworth as Thor and Pratt as Star-Lord. »
Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley Lead Elvis Fans in Candlelight Vigil at Graceland on 40th Anniversary of His Death
Thousands of fans of Elvis Presley gathered at his iconic Memphis mansion, Graceland, on Tuesday to honor “the King of Rock” a day prior to the 40th anniversary of his death.
The vigil was attended by Elvis’ former wife Priscilla Presley, 72, who was snapped mingling with attendees in the afternoon.
Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis’ only child, was also at the memorial alongside 10-year-old twin daughters Harper Lockwood and Finley Lockwood. The 47-year-old rocker lit candles with mourners, joining them for a procession throughout the grounds of the 13.8-acre estate — which includes the graves of Elvis, his parents and his grandmother. »
- Alexia Fernandez and Dave Quinn
Zayn Malik Reveals His Backup Plan If He Never Became a Famous Singer
Zayn Malik was destined for superstardom—even if that wasn't necessarily his goal. E! News was given an exclusive first look at the "Still Got Time" singer on the cover of Vman 38. Photographed by Inez and Vinoodh, the 24-year-old pop star admits to the magazine that he's been curious about what his life might have looked like had he not become a member of One Direction. "I think about alternative realities. I think I'd be at university and I would have done my English degree. I think I'd be looking for some employment to do with English lecturing or literature," Malik says. "I love poetry and writing—obviously, I'm a songwriter—so, it would've been something that »
Lady Gaga Set to Appear for Deposition in Legal Battle Between Dr. Luke and Kesha
Lady Gaga has officially found herself in the middle of Dr. Luke and Kesha's legal battle. According to court documents obtained by E! News, the "Born This Way" singer "will appear for a deposition pursuant to [Dr. Luke's] subpoena in this action during the month of September 2017." While a date, time and location has yet to be revealed, the deposition will be mutually agreed upon by all parties no later than this Saturday. In addition, court documents signed by Dr. Luke, Kesha and Lady Gaga's attorneys state that the "Just Dance" singer "will produce unredacted copies of certain of the documents that were previously produced in redacted »
DeMario Jackson Says He Feels 'Vindicated' After BiP Premiere as He Admits Suicide 'Crossed My Mind' Post-Scandal
After the Bachelor in Paradise season 4 premiere aired Monday, DeMario Jackson is opening up about how the aftermath of the sex scandal affected him and is sharing his thoughts on how he thinks ABC handled the situation.
The contestant, who engaged in a sexual encounter with fellow contestant Corinne Olympios while filming the fourth season of BiP, told Entertainment Tonight that he’s “been through hell” since Warner Bros. subsequently suspended production and conducted an internal investigation, which was later cleared after they deemed nothing improper had occurred. Jackson now feels he’s finally been “vindicated” after Monday night’s episode aired. »
- Christina Dugan
France’s First Lady Brigitte Macron Speaks Her Mind: The French Will Soon ‘Know Exactly What I’m Doing’
In her first major interview since becoming France’s First Lady, Brigitte Macron says her husband’s only fault “is that he’s younger than me.”
The French President, 39, and his wife, 64, have been together since she was his high school drama coach. “If I hadn’t made that choice, my life would have passed me by,” she says in the September issue of Elle, which hit newsstands in Paris, Thursday morning.
“When I read things about our couple, I always have the feeling I’m reading someone else’s. Yet our story is so simple,” Macron continues.
Asked to »
- Peter Mikelbank
Agt Champion Grace VanderWaal Returns & Receives Standing Ovation from Judges After Performance of 'Moonlight'
America’s Got Talent had a very familiar face visit the series on Wednesday’s episode — champion Grace VanderWaal!
VanderWaal, who was crowned the season 11 winner at the age of 12, returned to the same stage where she won a million dollar prize and headlining show in Las Vegas in September.
The musician, now 13, performed her song “Moonlight,” which was well-received by both audiences and the judges — Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel — who cheered loudly and gave her a standing ovation.
“It’s great to be here!” a smiling VanderWaal, who is going on tour, told the crowd. »
- Natalie Stone
Tim Allen Suggests Humans Did Not ‘Evolve From Apes’ And Twitter Goes Bananas
Tim Allen slipped on a figurative banana peel after tweeting about human evolution. The “Home Improvement” star, 64, made an observation Tuesday night that sent the Internet into a frenzy. “If we evolved from apes why are there still apes,” he asked fans on social media. Related: Anne Frank Center Responds To Tim Allen’s Nazi […] »
- Shakiel Mahjouri
Halloweentown's Cromwell Clan Will Reunite in Real-Life Halloweentown to Honor Debbie Reynolds
Listen up, wizards, warlocks and witches! A bewitching announcement has just cast a spell over the masses! Kimberly J. Brown, who played Marnie in all three of the Disney Channel's Halloweentown movies, took to social media today to announce that she would once again be heading to the real-life Halloweentown, St. Helens, Oregon, for their annual Spirit of Halloweentown festivities. Additionally, the former child star revealed in a YouTube video she posted earlier today that J. Paul Zimmerman, who played Dylan, and Judith Hoag, who played their onscreen mom Gwen, would definitely be attending the Halloween haunt as well. Brown also said that her onscreen sister Emily Roeske (Sophie) is trying to »
Amal Clooney Scores Major Victory in Fight to Hold Isis Accountable for Genocide
Amal Clooney is one giant step closer to achieving her longtime goal of holding Isis accountable for its war crimes.
The U.K. announced Wednesday that it is working with Iraq on a resolution that would establish a means of investigating and prosecuting crimes committed by the terrorist group. Once completed, the two countries hope the resolution will be adopted by the United Nations Security Council.
“Yazidis and other Isis victims want justice in a court of law, and they deserve nothing less,” Clooney said in a statement. “I hope that the Iraqi Government’s letter will mark the beginning »
- Mike Miller
Inside Lauren Conrad's Life as a New Mom to Baby Boy Liam Tell
Lauren Conrad and motherhood is a match made in Heaven! Now six weeks after the former reality TV starlet-turned-lifestyle guru gave birth to her first child, a baby boy named Liam Tell, a source tells E! News that Conrad is embracing her new role with open arms. "Lauren is doing great," our insider shares. "She's still getting acclimated to life with a newborn, but is really enjoying the quiet time at home with her little guy... Liam's not awake for very long so Lauren is spending most of her time at home getting to know him and what he likes. It's all trial and error." After introducing her and hubby William Tell's bundle of joy on the cover of People, »
Katie Holmes Looks Perfect in Plum at 'The Tick' Premiere, Muses About Daughter Suri's Teenage Years
Katie Holmes looks picture perfect in plum!
The 38-year-old actress continued to flex her formidable fashion chops at the New York City premiere of The Tick on Wednesday, stepping out in a lovely ruffled lace dress, which she paired with matching pointy pumps and a couple of bangles.
Pics: Suri Cruise Mugs for the Camera in Katie Holmes' Latest Family Photo
She even matched her lipstick to the frock's pretty autumn hue and finished off her look by wearing her brunette locks in loose, shoulder-length waves with a deep part.
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Earlier in the day, Holmes was spotted in another fab outfit -- a graphic jumpsuit and pointy black heels, which she wore for her visit to the Today show.
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"She is 11 and »
Taylor Swift Sends Flowers to Denver Company Who Posted Supportive Messages During Groping Trial
Taylor Swift is the sweetest!
The 27-year-old singer sent flowers to the employees at Craftsy, a Denver, Colorado, company that posted supportive messages on their windows across from the courthouse during Swift's groping trial.
Related: Taylor Swift Speaks Out After Lawsuit Victory: 'My Hope Is to Help Those Whose Voices Should Also Be Heard'
"Thank you @taylorswift13! We're so happy our messages brightened your day as much as your flowers brightened ours! »
Former Mrs. America Convicted of Felony Theft in Macy’s Clothing Scheme
A former Mrs. America was convicted of felony theft for switching price tags on clothes at a Macy’s department store in Southdale, Minnesota.
According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, a jury found Jennifer Susan Kline guilty of a single felony count of theft by swindle Tuesday evening after a seven-day trial. The jury determined that the amount of the theft was more than $1,000 but less than $5,000.
Kline’s attorney argued to the jury that his client made a dumb mistake but that it was Macy’s fault for having such an easy return policy.
Kline, who was crowned Mrs. »
- Karen Mizoguchi
Rabbi Who Converted Ivanka Trump to Judaism Denounces President Trump's Response to Charlottesville
On Tuesday, Rabbi Emeritus Haskel Lookstein released a statement to the congregation of Ivanka and husband Jared Kushner‘s synagogue, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in Manhattan.
“We are appalled by this resurgence of bigotry and antisemitism, and the renewed vigor of the neo-Nazis, Kkk, and alt-right,” Lookstein wrote, along with his successors Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz and Rabbi Elie Weinstock, in a letter shared on the congregation’s Facebook page.
“While we avoid politics, we are deeply troubled by the moral »
- Karen Mizoguchi
Shirtless Leonardo DiCaprio Serves Poolside Glamour With Kate Winslet in St.-Tropez
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet reunited for a charity gala in St.-Tropez, France, last month, and during their downtime, the BFFs lounged by the pool at Leo's villa with a few other friends, including Tobey Maguire, Kevin Connolly, and Lukas Haas. Leo went shirtless in a pair of swim trunks for the pool day, while Kate covered up her neon bikini with a sheer dress. The Oscar winners were spotted chatting it up and sharing a hug, and Leo also made sure to strike a few poses between hitting the vape pen and checking his cell phone for text messages from models (we assume). It was during this same getaway that Leo debuted a Project Runway-worthy beach towel design, which we couldn't be more thankful for. Speaking of models, Leo has reportedly been busy romancing yet another stunner since his pool day with Kate. This week, Page Six »
- Brittney Stephens
Touching Photos Show Father Walking Son to First Day of Kindergarten and College
Two adorable pictures showing a father walking his son to his first day of kindergarten, and then to his dorm room on college move-in day, has melted the hearts of thousands on social media.
Charles Brockman III, 17, posted the side-by-side photographs to his Twitter account as a tribute to his father, Charles Jr., who has walked or driven him to school virtually all of his life.
“I just wanted to post that picture to thank my dad for always being there during everything we went through,” Brockman, of Plano, Texas, tells People. “He and my mom are really special to me. »
- Jason Duaine Hahn
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