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Counterfeit pain pills likely came to Prince illegally

August 22, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The disclosure that some pills found at Prince’s Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests the pills came to the superstar musician illegally. But exactly how Prince obtained the drugs is still unknown, four months after he collapsed in an elevator on April...

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Headley Bennett, sax player on Bob Marley’s first song, dies

August 22, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Saxophonist Headley Bennett, who played on “Judge Not,” Bob Marley’s first song, has died at age 85, his family said Monday. His daughter Carol Bennett did not give an official cause of death, but said Bennett had...

Kanye West’s weekend pop-up store in Boston draws big crowds

August 20, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

A man poses in an item of clothing from Kanye West’s “Pablo” pop-up shop in Lower Manhattan on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in New York. The rapper-turned-fashion mogul announced plans to open 21 stores worldwide just for this weekend to sell...

British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies

August 20, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Dec. 7, 1998 file photo, actor and learning disability campaigner Brian Rix, 92 poses for the camera, in London. A British charity says Brian Rix, a comic actor who used his fame to draw attention to the struggles of people with learning disabilities,...

LA art exhibition look at dying through words, photos

August 20, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Aug. 15, 2016 photo, photographer Andrew George, right, poses with Nelly Gutierrez, who is featured in George’s exhibit, “Right, Before I Die,” at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. The exhibit, which features portraits of...

Apple Music posts new Frank Ocean video album

August 19, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Feb. 10, 2013 file photo, Frank Ocean arrives at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Apple Music has released new and long-awaited music from Grammy award-winning singer, Ocean. The company tweeted a link to the music video...

San Francisco honors Tony Bennett with statue, festivities

August 19, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Singer Tony Bennett stands beneath his 8-foot-tall bronze statue after it was unveiled outside the Fairmont Hotel Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in San Francisco. Bennett arrived to a standing ovation by hundreds of well-wishers and a jazz combo wishing him a very...

Jack Riley, Mr. Carlin on ‘The Bob Newhart Show,’ dies at 80

August 19, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Sept. 5, 2007 file photo, actor Jack Riley poses at the TV Land 35th anniversary celebration of “The Bob Newhart Show” in Beverly Hills, Calif. Riley, who played counseling client Elliot Carlin on “The Bob Newhart Show” and also voiced...

Drake is top BET Hip Hop Awards nominee for 3rd year

August 18, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Aug. 5, 2016 file photo, Drake performs in concert as part of the Summer Sixteen Tour in New York. Drake is dominating at the BET Hip Hop Awards for a third year, garnering the most nominations with 14. BET said Thursday that the “Hotline Bling”...

Christie Brinkley defends daughter in Instagram post

August 18, 2016 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Sept. 4, 2013 file photo, Christie Brinkley and her daughter Sailor Brinkley Cook arrive at the 2013 Style Awards in New York. Christie Brinkley is defending her daughter on social media after her appearance and privilege were criticized. Cook posted...