Williams a comic force, versatile actor
NEW YORK (AP) — The question from a fan in a Sirius XM interview last year was innocent — what do you think you'd be doing if you didn't become a comedian? — and within seconds Robin Williams was impersonating physicist Stephen Hawking getting a lap dance at a strip club.
'Nashville' goes live in new season premiere
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Actor Charles Esten has more at stake in the new season of the ABC drama "Nashville" than resolving the cliffhanger that left his character, singer-songwriter Deacon Claybourne, in the midst of a lyricist love triangle.
Gaza probe 'operational' without Clooney's fiancee
GENEVA (AP) — The president of the U.N. top human rights body says the commission on possible violations of the rules of war in Gaza is "operational" despite the decision by George Clooney's fiancee to pull out of the panel.
Clooney's fiancee Alamuddin rejects Gaza probe job
GENEVA (AP) — The British-Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin, who is engaged to George Clooney, on Monday pulled out of an appointment to serve on a U.N. commission on possible violations of the rules of war in Gaza.
'Brangelina' marry in secret French wedding
Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finally tied the knot after nine years together at a secret wedding in the south of France described as a "family affair" with their six children. George Clooney was among the celebrity friends to congratulate them. Daughters Zahara and Vivienne threw petals, while the couple's other two children, Shiloh and Knox, were the ring bearers...
Woman may pursue libel case against Sammy Hagar
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal appeals court says an Iowa woman who claims rock singer Sammy Hagar fathered her baby 25 years ago may sue him for libel, invasion of privacy, and breach of contract.
Stealing Charlie Chaplin: heist comedy in running for Golden Lion
Charlie Chaplin's son attended the Venice film festival on Thursday for the premier of "The Price of Fame", a movie based on the true story of two immigrants who dug up the silent-film legend's coffin for ransom money. French director Xavier Beauvois, of "Of Gods and Men" fame, tells the tale of down-and-out Belgian and Algerian friends in Switzerland who hit on the idea of the theft partly out of greed and partly as a way to meet healthcare costs...