Michael Jackson: The Death of Peter Pan

Jackson performs his hit “Billie Jean” in 1983   Everett    Right now we could all use a selective memory wipe — a magical eraser to remove all the misery Michael Jackson endured and caused. Just for a minute, we’d like to have pure recollections of the thrilling dancer and singer who dominated ’80s music, […]

Jenna Elfman pregnant on TV — and in real life

NEW YORK – Jenna Elfman won’t just be acting when she plays a pregnant woman in a new CBS sitcom this fall. She’s expecting her second child in real life. The former “Dharma & Greg” star is featured in the new series “Accidentally on Purpose,” where she’s a movie critic who becomes pregnant following a […]

Michael Jackson was much more than the King of Pop

NEW YORK – When Michael Jackson anointed himself “King of Pop” over two decades ago, there was considerable rumbling about his hubris: Yes, he may have become a world sensation with record-setting sales of “Thriller,” and yes, he may have had a string of No. 1 hits with smashes like “Billie Jean” and “Beat It,” […]

Michael Jackson, `King of Pop,’ dead at 50

LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop” who once moonwalked above the music world, died Thursday as he prepared for a comeback bid to vanquish nightmare years of sexual scandal and financial calamity. He was 50. Jackson died at UCLA Medical Center after being stricken at his rented home in Holmby Hills. Paramedics […]

Farrah Fawcett: forever Generation X’s favorite pinup

 As Jill Munroe in “Charlie’s Angel’s,” with Jaclyn Smith, left, and Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett became a household name. She quit the show after one season, claiming that producers weren’t letting her grow as an actress.   Her legacy in the pop culture canon will always begin and end with the beguiling poster of her […]

Taylor Swift Done With Kanye West VMA Incident

LOS ANGELES — Taylor Swift Done With Kanye VMA Incident | Lionel Richie Credits Joel Madden and ‘Mouse One and Two’ for Nicole’s Addiction Recovery, Doesn’t Even Know What ‘Sparrow’ Means | Pop Tarts Scene & Herd Taylor Swift Done With Kanye VMA Incident Taylor Swift didn’t move a muscle as the lights went out […]

Diff’rent Strokes Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman Gary Coleman was born February 8, 1968 in Zion, Illinois. Adopted as an infant, his father worked for a pharmaceutical firm and his mother was a nurse.  Before reaching the age of 5, Coleman had undergone three operations for a congenital kidney defect known as nephritis. As a result of his medical condition, […]

Jackson insisted promoter hire his cardiologist

Michael Jackson insisted that his concert promoter‘s payroll include his personal physician, a financially troubled cardiologist who was with the entertainer just before he died. Dr. Conrad Murray was hired by AEG Live to accompany the pop star to London for his comeback series of concerts, said AEG Live President and Chief Executive Randy Phillips. […]

Michael Jackson remembered as ‘consummate entertainer’

Following is a sampling of reactions from Michael Jackson’s friends and admirers to his death: The Rev. Al Sharpton says people around the world should pary for Michael Jackson and his family. Mariah Carey, singer: “I am heartbroken. My prayers go out to the Jackson family, and my heart goes out to his children. Let […]

Angelina Jolie’s New Do

Angelina Jolie showed off a brand new hairdo in Italy on Wednesday. The actress, 34, revealed a blonder look for her upcoming film “The Tourist,” a thriller co-starring Johnny Depp, which is set to shoot in Venice, Italy. Jolie was snapped with chunky blonde highlights and sideswept bangs as she stepped into a water taxi […]