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Lari White, Country Singer and ‘Cast Away’ Actress, Dies at 52 After Cancer Battle (Report)

Lari White, Country Singer and ‘Cast Away’ Actress, Dies at 52 After Cancer Battle (Report)
Lari White, the country singer whose hits included “Now I Know” and “That’s My Baby,” died on Tuesday following a battle with cancer, Rolling Stone reports. She was 52.

In addition to her singing career, White was also an actress whose credits included the 2000 Tom Hanks film “Cast Away” and 2004’s “No Regrets.”

White told fans of her cancer battle in November, saying that she had been diagnosed with advanced peritoneal cancer.

“Since then a series of complications including pain management, pneumonia and a bowel obstruction requiring emergency surgery has kept me in...
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That Time Willem Dafoe Found Out About His Oscar Nomination From the Babysitter

That Time Willem Dafoe Found Out About His Oscar Nomination From the Babysitter
Willem Dafoe, who was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “The Florida Project” on Tuesday, has been down this road before.

He was nominated in the same category for “Platoon” in 1986, and then in the Best Actor category for “Shadow of the Vampire” in 2000.

But awards season in those days was dramatically different, Dafoe told TheWrap on Tuesday. “It’s changed so much,” he said. “There are more expectations, more events – it’s more refined, more developed.”

He laughed. “When I first got nominated...
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Britney Spears Announces Piece of Me World Tour Dates in 2018

Britney Spears Announces Piece of Me World Tour Dates in 2018
Britney Spears is going global. After ending her wildly successful Las Vegas residency on New Year's Eve, the "Womanizer" singer announced Tuesday morning that she will soon be taking her act on the road. "I'm so excited to announce that we're bringing the #PieceOfMe tour to select cities in North America, Europe and the UK!" Spears told her 56.7 million Twitter followers. "See you guys this summer." Here is Spears' complete list of summer tour dates: 7/12/18 MGM National Harbor in Washington, D.C. 7/13/18 MGM National Harbor in Washington, D.C. 7/15/18 Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Ct 7/17/18 Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa...
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'It's Coming': Christina Aguilera Promises New Album Is on the Way After Over 5 Years

'It's Coming': Christina Aguilera Promises New Album Is on the Way After Over 5 Years
Fans have been waiting for a new album from Christina Aguilera for years, and now, the 37-year-old pop star promises, “It’s coming, bitches.”

On Monday night, Aguilera let her fans know that new music was imminent in a message on her Instagram Story.

The news came attached to a popular meme that showed the “Come on Over (All I Want Is You)” singer’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, flanked with a Post-It note asking, “Dear Christina Aguilera, Where the f— is the new album??”

Aguilera hasn’t released a new studio album since 2012’s Lotus. That record,
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Neil Diamond Retires From Touring After Parkinson’s Diagnosis

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Neil Diamond Retires From Touring After Parkinson’s Diagnosis
Following a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, singer-songwriter Neil Diamond has cancelled his upcoming Australia and New Zealand tour dates, and has announced he is retiring from concert touring effective immediately.

“It is with great reluctance and disappointment that I announce my retirement from concert touring” Diamond said in a statement posted to his official website. “I have been so honored to bring my shows to the public for the past 50 years. My sincerest apologies to everyone who purchased tickets and were planning to come to the upcoming shows.”

The “Sweet Caroline” singer...
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James Franco Snubbed by Oscars in Wake of Sexual Harassment Allegations

James Franco Snubbed by Oscars in Wake of Sexual Harassment Allegations
Despite being an awards season frontrunner, James Franco failed to net a best actor Oscar nomination for The Disaster Artist, after winning a Golden Globe and Critics Choice award for his performance. Tuesday’s snub arrives after multiple women came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment.

The film was however nominated for the best adapted screenplay Oscar.

In an article published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 11, five women accused the actor of abusing his power as an acting teacher and mentor in a sexually exploitative manner. In it, two students claimed the actor would often become angry
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WWE Releases Enzo Amore Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Note: This article contains disturbing and sexually explicit language. Please read at your own discretion. WWE has officially announced the release of WWE Cruiserweight champion Enzo Amore after news surfaced that the WWE star has been accused of sexual assault. “WWE has come to terms on the release of Eric Arndt (Enzo Amore),” WWE said on Jan.
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Stranger Things' Charlie Heaton & Girlfriend Natalia Dyer Attend National TV Awards Together

Stranger Things' Charlie Heaton & Girlfriend Natalia Dyer Attend National TV Awards Together
It was a night full of gold, glitz and glamor for Stranger ThingsCharlie Heaton and Natalia Dyer.

The Netflix costars-turned-couple attended the National Television Awards — Britain’s TV awards event where all winners are chosen by viewers — in London, England, together on Tuesday, where the duo walked the red carpet ahead of the show.

For the night out, Dyer, 21, donned a sleeved and shimmery floor-length rose gold gown while Heaton, 23, sported a black suit which he paired with a white, button-up shirt.

During the show — held at The O2 arena — the pair was all smiles as they took the
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TV Writers, Actors Are Sharing Their Salaries Anonymously Online

Television writers and actors have been sharing their salaries anonymously online, adding their information to a Google spreadsheet in order to help improve salary equity within the TV industry “by creating transparency within the community as to who exactly is being paid what,” reports IndieWire. There are two spreadsheets (although only the writers’ spreadsheet remains
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James Franco Is ''Somewhat Relieved'' About Oscars Snub Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

James Franco Is ''Somewhat Relieved'' About Oscars Snub Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations
James Franco's performance in The Disaster Artist was not recognized by The Academy's 2018 Oscars nominations, a snub that has apparently left the actor with mixed emotions.  "James is disappointed in not getting an Oscar nomination," a source tells E! News, "but also very understanding and somewhat relieved. He doesn't want it to look like the snub is correlated with the allegations against him." Weeks ago, five women accused the 39-year-old actor of sexual misconduct in a Los Angeles Times exposé. Two of Franco's accusers have also appeared on Good Morning America to share their accounts. The claims, which allege a range of inappropriate...
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Wonder Woman's Gal Gadot Snubbed for An Oscar?! Omg Moments From 2018 Oscar Nominations!

Wonder Woman's Gal Gadot Snubbed for An Oscar?! Omg Moments From 2018 Oscar Nominations!
It wouldn't be awards season without a few snubs! Tuesday was an exciting morning for many actors and actresses. The 2018 Oscar nominations were announced, and while many great names and films were recognized, a few were left off the list. Many fans were shocked to see that Gal Gadot and her film Wonder Woman were nowhere to be found.  The film may have been a box office success, but unfortunately that didn't translate to an Oscar nod. Other snubs include Armie Hammer for Call Me By Your Name. Although his co-star Timothée Chalamet was nominated in the Best Actor category. Which film is leading the pack with the most nominations?  Get in on all the Oscars buzz by...
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James Franco's Hollywood Power Lunch After Oscar Snub

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James Franco's still getting by with a little help from his friends after Hollywood snubbed him for an Oscar nomination. Franco did lunch with Jeff Garlin Tuesday at Joan's on Third. Based on their bro hug as they left, we'd say the "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and 'Goldbergs' star was supporting James ... hours after he, shockingly, did Not get an Oscar nomination. We're guessing the sexual assault allegations against Franco also came up over the meal,
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Tennessee Teen's Family Sues Ex-Teacher Accused of Grooming, Kidnapping and Sexually Abusing Her

A Tennessee teen and her father have filed suit in federal court against the former teacher accused of abducting her last year, People confirms.

The suit seeks a “reasonable amount” of damages, as defined by a jury, and names as defendants both Tad Cummins and the Tennessee school district where he was employed as a health sciences teacher when he allegedly groomed and sexually abused student Elizabeth Thomas.

She was then 15. He was 50.

Filed on Friday by Elizabeth and her dad, Anthony Thomas, the suit alleges Cummins violated Elizabeth’s right to “bodily integrity” in the course of sexually abusing
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Two Students Dead, 17 People Injured in Kentucky High School Mass Shooting; Suspect Is 15

Two students were killed and 17 people were injured during a shooting Tuesday morning at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky, Governor Matt Bevin said at a press conference Tuesday.

Bailey Nicole Holt, 15, died at the scene and Preston Ryan Cope, 15, died at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.

Of the injured, 12 sustained gunshot wounds while five sustained other injuries.

Bevin says the suspect is a 15-year-old male student who will be charged with murder and attempted murder. He allegedly entered the school with a handgun and began firing, authorities said at the press conference. Bevin did not release the shooter’s name.
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Kailyn Lowry Says She Backed Out of Breast Augmentation Procedure 'Hours Before' Surgery

Kailyn Lowry Says She Backed Out of Breast Augmentation Procedure 'Hours Before' Surgery
Kailyn Lowry is making fitness and her health a priority in 2018.

The Teen Mom 2 star, who is mom to three sons — Isaac Elliot, 7 (with ex-boyfriend Jo Rivera), Lincoln Marshall, 4 (with ex-husband Javi Marroquin) and 5-month-old Lux Russell (with ex Chris Lopez) — traveled to Miami, Florida, to undergo multiple plastic surgeries, but decided last-minute to not go through with the procedures.

“I won’t lie to y’all, i came to Miami for lipo & a boob job,” Lowry, 25, tweeted Tuesday morning. “But hours before my surgery i decided i don’t want to go through with it.”

Instead of spending the money on surgeries,
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Neil Diamond Thanks Fans for Making Him 'Smile' by Donating Ticket Refunds to Parkinson's Research

After announcing his Parkinson’s diagnosis, Neil Diamond and his wife Katie are overwhelmed by the fan support.

The music legend, responsible for hits like “Sweet Caroline,” “America” and “Cracklin’ Rosie,” shared a statement on his website Monday evening revealing that he canceled concert dates in Australia and New Zealand based on doctor’s advice.

“Wow, I’ve received a bunch of messages from people in Aus & Nz who are donating their ticket refunds to good causes: Parkinson’s research, animal rescue groups, fire victim funds, etc,” Katie, 46, tweeted on Tuesday.

“My heart is so full of joy to see this silver lining.
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Luke Bryan Talks Pink Singing The National Anthem At Super Bowl

Luke Bryan is fully confident in his Super Bowl national anthem successor! The new “American Idol” judge talked to Et at his fourth annual concert event, “Crash My Playa”, in Riviera Maya, Mexico, where he and buddy Blake Shelton put on a sold-out south of the border show, and opened up about Pink taking to the field ahead of this year’s big
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We Can All Celebrate Tom Brady's Winning Good Looks

We Can All Celebrate Tom Brady's Winning Good Looks
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will take on the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl Lii on Feb. 4, and while there are a handful of hot guys on both rosters, we have to say our eyes will mostly be on Tom. This year's championship game will mark his record-breaking eighth Super Bowl appearance, and if previous years are any indication, we can expect his adorable family, including wife Gisele Bündchen, cheering him on from the sidelines. We still have some time to go until the Super Bowl, so for now, let's focus on those looks. RelatedIt Was Love at First Sight For Gisele, Even Though Tom Was Already Taken
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Gloria Allred: James Franco's Not Innocent 'Til Proven Guilty for Oscars

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[[tmz:video id="0_1vueub0u"]] James Franco getting shut out at the Oscars may have a simple explanation -- Academy voters are buying his accuser's story that he's been a sexual predator ... this according to Gloria Allred. Gloria -- who btw never mentions James by name -- tells TMZ ...this is not a criminal case where people get a presumption of innocence. She says Academy voters can conclude whatever they want based on whatever evidence they believe. Does James have any recourse?
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5 Things to Know About Grammy Nominated Singer-Songwriter Daniel Caesar

5 Things to Know About Grammy Nominated Singer-Songwriter Daniel Caesar
Months after releasing his debut album, Daniel Caesar scored not one but two Grammy nominations. The record itself, Freudian, got recognized in the best R&B album category, and his gold-certified 2016 hit with Kali Uchis, “Get You,” earned a nod for best R&B performance.

“It does feel like it’s been fast,” Caesar, 22, tells People of his success. “It’s only been five years, but it’s been five years of steady growth. I feel more secure in whatever level of success that we have because I feel like it’s not an accident.”

Now with two EPs, a
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