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'Run, Run As Fast As You Can': At Least 59 Dead, 527 Injured In Las Vegas Mass Shooting [Updated]

[Update: 3:28 p.m.] The death toll has now climbed to 59, and the count of injuries now stands at 527, reports the New York Times. The Times also reports that a search of Stephen Paddock's hotel room at the Mandalay Bay uncovered at least 20 rifles, according to authorities. Among the weapons found were AR-15-style assault rifles. According to a Fox 11 reporter, a search of Paddock's home in Mesquite, Nevada uncovered explosives, 18 firearms,...

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Question Sean Spicer On President Trump's Inauguration Crowd Size

After eight weeks of freedom from the spotlight, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer made his post-West Wing television debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live, which he agreed to appear on after Kimmel asked him on Twitter. During the 20-minute conversation, which you can watch in full below, Kimmel asked Spicer about his disastrous first press briefing, where he insisted that President Trump's inauguration crowds were larger than President Obama's. "When you brought that...

See The Adorable Tiger Cub Who Was Illegally Trafficked Into California

An 18-year-old male had the tiger cub on the floor of his Camaro when federal agents stopped him at the border.

Justin Bieber Hits Paparazzo With His Huge Truck After Leaving Church

Justin Bieber at the 2016 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball (Getty Images) Days after announcing he was canceling the remainder of his world tour, possibly to focus on his "faith," pop star Justin Bieber struck a photographer with his truck in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night. TMZ has footage of the incident. "Justin was leaving the Saban Theater, where he'd been worshipping at a City Church event. He climbed into his monster pickup truck...

Fired Puppeteer Insists He Didn't Make Kermit The Frog 'Stale Or Bitter'

Kermit and Steve Whitmire in 2003 (Getty Images) The puppeteer who was fired after voicing Kermit the Frog for 27 years is speaking out about his dismissal. Responding to criticism that he had made the character a "bitter, angry, depressed victim," Steve Whitmire said that wasn't true. "In terms of the character stuff of Kermit having become stale or bitter, it isn't true in my mind," Whitmire said on the Today show. Whitmire effectively...

Video: Jon Stewart Is Upset At Kid Who Had Jimmy Kimmel-Themed Bar Mitzvah

It's important to have a bar mitzvah that is, as the kids today say, on point. Will Rubin, a 13-year-old from Media, Pennsylvania, decided to make his event a Jimmy Kimmel-affair, with a talk show set, a Kimmel-style opening credits sequence and an ice sculpture of Guillermo. However, since Kimmel is not Jewish, Jon Stewart emerged to challenge this concept. Kimmel was video-chatting with Rubin following his big day (while he didn't attend the...

Adam West, Iconic TV Star Of 'Batman', Dies At 88

Adam West, the first actor to bring Batman to international fame, died on Friday at age 88 in Los Angeles. According to Variety, "A rep said that he died after a short battle with leukemia." His family released a statement, "Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans' lives. He was and always will be our hero." Our beloved AW passed away last night....

Actor Bill Paxton Dies At 61

Bill Paxton at the 48th NAACP Image Awards on February 11, 2017 (Getty Images) Actor Bill Paxton, whose everyman appeal saw him in a diverse range of roles from a treasure hunter in Titanic to a bigamist in Big Love, a fatalistic tech in Aliens to a veteran LAPD detective in the TV adaptation of Training Day, passed away yesterday at age 61. According to TMZ, he "underwent heart surgery and had complications post-op...

Body-Shaming Playboy Model's Lawyer Says She Is Being Treated 'Unfairly'

(Image via Snapchat) The defense team for the Playboy model who Snapchatted a photograph of a naked gym member in the locker room to mock her body is trying to get her out of jail time. Lawyer Dana Cole said of Dani Mathers, "If anyone is deserving of (diversion) it would be someone like Ms. Mathers who inadvertently, on accident, did a bad thing." He added, "There was no intent on her part. She...

Justin Bieber Reportedly Investigated For 'Headbutting' Incident At Serafina

Pop star Justin Bieber allegedly "lunged" at a person who was filming him "play fighting" with a friend, and now TMZ reports that the LA County Sheriff's Office is conducting a misdemeanor battery investigation. Justin Bieber and Poo Bear kicking off Grammy weekend at Serafina Sunset! @justinbieber @poobear @SerafinaSunset pic.twitter.com/QnQXIPbVy2— Serafina Restaurants (@SerafinaGroup) February 14, 2017 The incident happened early Saturday morning, the day before the Grammys, at the Serafina on Sunset Boulevard. Bieber was...

Video: Beyoncé Dazzles With 'Love Drought/Sandcastles' Grammy Performance

The wait is over: Beyoncé thrilled during her Grammys performance, showing off her recently announced baby bump. She sang "Love Drought" and "Sandcastles," with video components featuring her mother and daughter; elaborately staged tableau; and a lot of female empowerment—her voiceover said, "Your mother is a woman and women like her cannot be contained.

Here's The Trailer For Sofia Coppola's Southern Gothic 'The Beguiled' With Kirsten Dunst And Colin Farrell

It's Sofia Coppola's first film in four years. The movie also stars Nicole Kidman and Elle Fanning.

2017 Oscars Nominations: 'La La Land' Leads With Record-Tying 14 Nominations

Oscars statuettes as they are being plated in 2005 (Getty Images) After winning big at the Golden Globes, La La Land, Damien Chazelle's love letter to Los Angeles and Hollywood, scored 14 Academy Award nominations, tying a record set by Titanic and All About Eve. But there's no possibility of a sweep: The film has two songs nominated for Best Song. Other critical darlings—and indie box office successes—Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight were...

President-Elect Trump Calls Meryl Streep 'Overrated' After She Criticizes Him During Golden Globes

Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes (Getty Images) Like clockwork, the future leader of the United States took time to get back at acclaimed actress Meryl Streep, who lamented about his behavior during the Golden Globes last night. He tweeted this morning, calling her "overrated" and a "Hillary flunky who lost big." Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn't know me but attacked last...

Carrie Fisher And Debbie Reynolds Private Double Funeral Set For Friday

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher at the SAG Awards in 2015 (Getty Images) A private memorial for both Star Wars star and writer Carrie Fisher and her mother, movie legend Debbie Reynolds, will be held on Thursday, followed by a funeral on Friday. A source told the Hollywood Reporter that the event is only for family and close friends, "I’m not sure what they’re calling it ­— a funeral or a wake ­— but...

Off-Duty LAPD Cop Killed In Simi Valley Collision

istockphoto A Los Angeles Police Department officer was killed in an early morning crash just after 2 a.m. today in Simi Valley. The officer, whose identity was not released, was off-duty and a passenger at the time. One of the vehicles in the two-car crash was an Uber. According to KTLA, "Both cars involved in the crash"—at Cochran Street and Sycamore Drive—"were carrying a driver and a passenger. The off-duty officer's vehicle was traveling...

'Moonlight,' 'La La Land' And 'This Is Us' Among 74th Golden Globe Nominees

Alex Hibbert as Chiron in 'Moonlight' (Photo by David Bornfriend, courtesy of A24) It's Hollywood awards season, which means there are too many prestige films for you to watch and not enough time to see them all. This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced—via actors Don Cheadle, Laura Dern and Anna Kendrick—this year's nominations in both film and TV categories for the 74th Golden Globes. Critical darlings Moonlight, La La Land and Manchester...

Green Day Chants 'No Trump / No KKK / No Fascist USA' During AMAs Performance

Billie Joe Armstrong and Tre Cool of Green Day during the American Music Awards (Getty Images) The American Music Awards got political last night when Green Day, staying true to their punk personas, brought some politics to the stage. While performing their song "Bang Bang," they burst into MDC's "Born to Die" and improvised with: "No Trump / No KKK/ No fascist USA." Green Day is doing it! #AMAs pic.twitter.com/IKcP7dbEfW— Nicole Dellert (@nic_heartsburgs) November...

Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star Has Been Destroyed

The Hollywood Walk of Fame star that Donald Trump received in 2006 has been severely damaged. "The attack by a man dressed as a city construction worker on the sidewalk embedded five-pointed terrazzo and brass star came at around 5:45 AM on Hollywood Boulevard," according to Deadline.

Brad Pitt Reportedly Under Investigation For 'Getting Verbally Abusive And Physical' With His Kids [UPDATED]

Brad Pitt at the Le Mans 24 hour race in June (Getty Images) The saga of Brangelina's divorce is now past the rumors of infidelity phase: Now TMZ reports, "Brad Pitt is under investigation by the LAPD and L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services for allegedly getting verbally abusive and physical with his children, and that's what triggered the divorce." Update: see below. On Tuesday, it was revealed that Angelina Jolie filed...

Angelina Jolie Reportedly Files For Divorce From Brad PItt

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in 2015 (Getty Images) After untold volumes of speculation, it looks like Brangelina is over. TMZ is reporting that Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt—she "filed legal docs Monday citing irreconcilable differences. She's asking for physical custody of the couple's 6 children. She is asking the judge to give Pitt visitation. It's significant... she does not want Brad to have joint physical custody... only joint legal custody......

The Big Moments & Big Wins At The 2016 Emmys

Sunday night the Emmy Awards were back, and Game of Thrones, Veep and The People Vs. O.J. Simpson were the big winners. You can see the full list here, and below some of the more notable moments: THE GREAT KATE MCKINNON WINS For the first time ever, a regular performer for Saturday Night Live won an acting Emmy, and it was the extremely deserving Kate McKinnon. In a show often criticized for no longer being...

Two Anti-Ryan Lochte Protesters Arrested After Rushing 'Dancing With The Stars' Stage

Jeah?!?! Ryan Lochte continued his journey from Olympic gold medalist to victim to fake victim/huge idiot to reality dance competition contestant by doing the foxtrot last night on Dancing with the Stars. However, two men decided to interrupt the judging by running towards the stage in an apparent attempt to confront the disgraced swimmer. According to US Weekly, which "obtained unaired, unseen footage," the "protesters approach[ed] the judge's table" while Lochte and dancing partner...

Sean Penn Hates You For Hating His Interview With El Chapo

Sean Penn on 60 Minutes Oscar-winning journalist Sean Penn is talking about his exclusive, controversial and possibly life-threatening interview with Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known to the world as "El Chapo." And he wants his critics (basically everyone who has read the piece) to shut up already, telling 60 Minutes' Charlie Rose, "I have a regret that the entire discussion about this article ignores its purpose, which was to try to...

Sean Penn Secretly Met And Interviewed El Chapo For Rolling Stone

Sean Penn and Joaquín Guzmán Loera (Sean Penn for Rolling Stone) In yet another twist in the saga of "El Chapo," it turns out that two-time Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn had met with Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera in October, a few months after his elaborate escape from prison. And Penn interviewed him for Rolling Stone, relying on private charter planes, burner phones, "mirroring through Blackphones, anonymous e-mail addresses, unsent messages accessed in...

Coachella 2016 Lineup Announced, With Guns N' Roses, LCD Soundsystem, Ice Cube

After many rumors, including ones from "idiots," Guns N' Roses and LCD Soundsystem are both reuniting for Coachella as headliners. Taylor Swift's boyfriend is the third headliner, but more exciting is Ice Cube on Day 2. , Other notable performers are Sia, Ellie Goulding, Run the Jewels, Underworld, Sufjan Stevens, CHVRCHES, A$AP Rocky, Disclosure, Rae Sremmurd, Joey Bada$$ and Jack Ü (Diplo's and Skrillex's side group). Axl Rose, Slash and other members of GNR will...

Singer Natalie Cole Dies At 65

Natalie Cole performing in May 2015 (Getty Images) Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning singer, died yesterday at age 65. TMZ reports that she died at a Los Angeles hospital, and that the cause was "congestive heart failure, although we're told the underlying medical issues were complications from a kidney transplant and Hepatitis C." Cole won a number of Grammys and hits, but her most memorable song was "Unforgettable," a duet with her father, the late...

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Charlie Sheen: "I Am In Fact HIV Positive"

He said, "I have a responsibility now to better myself and help a lot of other people."

Watch Children Hilariously Rage & Sob During Jimmy Kimmel's 2015 Halloween Candy Prank

Last night Jimmy Kimmel Live! unveiled their annual "I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy" prank video. Kimmel called the video the "most beloved and anticipated" one that they create each year, but admitted that he thinks each year that kids are going to get too smart or they'll be too old to fall for it. However, he realized, "I will able to do this for as long as people have...

Watch Caitlyn Jenner's Powerful Speech At The ESPYs

Caitlyn Jenner made a moving plea during the ESPY Awards last night, telling the audience of sports stars, "Trans people deserve something vital. They deserve your respect. And from that respect comes a more compassionate community, a more empathetic society, and a better world for all of us." Jenner, who rose to American sports fame as the gold medal Olympian Bruce Jenner, came out as transgender earlier this year. At last night's ceremony, she was...

Here's The Trailer For Caitlyn Jenner's Docu-Series, 'I Am Cait'

E! has released a trailer for its upcoming docu-series about Caitlyn Jenner. The show, I Am Cait, features Jenner's journey as she transitions from Bruce to Caitlyn. In the one-minute trailer, Jenner is shown applying make-up—expressing shock at the pressure that women are under about their physical appearance—and also discusses her decision, "So many people go through life, and they never deal with their own issue... No matter what the issues are. Ours happen...

Here's Caitlyn Jenner: The Former Bruce Jenner Debuts On Vanity Fair Cover

Via Vanity Fair After months of speculation and very moving interviews, the world now gets to meet Caitlyn Jenner, thanks to a Vanity Fair feature. Bruce Jenner, the Olympic decathlon champion and, more lately, reality TV staple as part of the Kardashian Klan, officially announced she's transgender and transitioning to be a woman in April. Last week, it was "leaked" that Vanity Fair would feature a cover with Jenner as a woman, photographed by...

Release The Hounds: Harry Shearer, Voice Of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders And Smithers, Leaves The Simpsons

Harry Shearer at the premiere of 'The Simpsons Movie' (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Last night, Harry Shearer, who is the voice of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, Smithers, Dr. Hibbert, Kang, Kent Brockman, Lenny and many more on The Simpsons, announced that he has left the show. He Tweeted last night, "Thanks, Simpsons fans, for your support." As for the iconic characters he gave voice to—they are going to be recast. Shearer,...

Angelina Jolie Writes About Removal Of Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes To Prevent Cancer

Angelina Jolie at the Japanese premiere of Maleficent last year (Getty Images) Two years ago, Angelina Jolie Pitt wrote a NY Times op-ed about her decision to have a double mastectomy. The decision was made after a test revealed she had the BRCA1 gene, which means she's at a high risk for breast cancer and has a 50% chance of getting ovarian cancer—she has noted that her mother, grandmother and aunt died of cancer....

Photos: Suge Knight Collapses In Court After Bail Is Set At $25 Million

During his bail review hearing today, Suge Knight found out that if he wants to get out of jail, he'll need $25 million to pass go. And then he collapsed. Variety reports, "Los Angeles judge Ronald S. Coen has sided with the prosecution and set rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight’s bail for $25 million." Knight has been in custody since late January after turning himself in for fatally striking a man and injuring another with...

Graphic Video Shows Suge Knight's Fatal Hit-And-Run

Suge Knight in court last week (Getty Images) TMZ has obtained video showing Suge Knight fatally striking a man on a movie set in January. It's extremely disturbing. On January 29, Knight drove to the Compton film set of the N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton. He apparently got into an argument with two crew members before the rampage. Here's how TMZ explains the video:You see Suge pull up and he is almost instantly confronted...

Harrison Ford Suffered Broken Pelvis, Ankle In Plane Crash

Actor Harrison Ford was described as "fine" after he crashed his World War II-era single-engine plane in a golf course in Venice yesterday afternoon. KTLA spoke to a source close to Ford's family, who said, "He’s fine, has a few gashes." His son, Ben Ford, confirmed over Twitter last night, "Dad is ok. Battered, but ok! He is every bit the man you would think he is. He is an incredibly strong man." The 72-year-old...

Watch Conan O'Brien Conquer Cuba's Cigars, Rums And More

Last night, Conan O'Brien proved that the Cold War is over, by documenting his recent visit to Cuba. On his show last night, he explained, "This is a very historic time. Relations between Cuba and the United States are finally starting to thaw. I thought this was an amazing opportunity for me to come to Cuba, talk to the people and get to know them." And learning how to explode his pelvis in a...

Pee-Wee Herman's New Movie, 'Pee-Wee's Big Holiday,' Will Be On Netflix

Pee-wee Herman said, 'Bowtie is the new black.'

Suge Knight Arrested For 'Suspicion Of Murder' After Fatal Hit-And-Run

Suge Knight, the founder of Death Row Records, turned himself into the Los Angeles Police Department early this morning after a fatally striking a man with a car on a film set in Compton yesterday. TMZ had reported, "Multiple witnesses tell us a movie shoot -- involving Ice Cube and Dr. Dre -- was going down when Suge pulled up in his car. We're told security told Suge to leave and that's when trouble...

'Birdman,' 'Budapest,' 'Boyhood' Dominate 2015 Oscar Nominations

It's Hollywood's second biggest day—the day the Oscar nominations are announced! And it looks like it'll be a battle between a Birdman and a boy-to-young man—with a Budapest Hotel looking to get in. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) got nine nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor (Michael Keaton), Best Supporting Actor (Edward Norton), and Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone). Boyhood received six, including Best Picture, Best Director,...

Photos, Video: Massive DTLA Apartment Fire Causes Partial 110 Freeway Closure

A huge fire in downtown LA buildings brought 250 firefighters to the scene and required the partial closures of the 101 and 110 highways. At this point, the 101 has reopened, but the northbound 110 remains closed between I-10 and the 101.

Shia LaBeouf: Woman Raped Me During My #IAMSORRY Gallery Show

Shia LaBeouf at a screening of "Fury" (Getty Images) Actor Shia LaBeouf has made headlines this year for a series of antics including retiring from public life, staging a performance art piece and being arrested at a Broadway show. Now, he says he was raped during his art show. LaBeouf staged #IAMSORRY after plagiarizing Daniel Clowes' work for a short film; at a Los Angeles gallery, LaBeouf sat at a table face-to-face with visitors....

Janice Dickinson Says Bill Cosby Sexually Assaulted Her

Janice Dickinson at a recent event (Getty Images) Adding to the disturbing chorus of women who say that Bill Cosby drugged and then sexually assaulted them, model Janice Dickinson told Entertainment Tonight that the comedy legend also attacked her. She said, "The last thing I remember was Bill Cosby in a patchwork robe, dropping his robe and getting on top of me. And I remember a lot of pain." Dickinson said the incident occurred...

Video: Johnny Depp Gives Weird Drunk Speech At Hollywood Film Awards

Last night, the Hollywood Film Awards had its first televised ceremony—and Johnny Depp did his duty to make sure everyone would be talking about it today. Because he was totally drunk while presenting a documentary award. Just watch:

Video: Kids Cry And Curse During Jimmy Kimmel's Halloween Candy Prank

The gimmick: Tell your kids that you've eaten all their hard-earned Halloween candy and let the meltdown begin.

Actress Elizabeth Pena Dies At Age 55

Elizabeth Pena at the premiere of "Nothing Like the Holidays" in 2008 (Getty Images) Elizabeth Pena, the husky-voiced actress who seen in movies like Lone Star, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, La Bamba and The Incredibles and more recently guest starred on Modern Family, died on Tuesday at age 55. Her manager told the L.A. Times she had been suffering from a brief illness. Pena was born in New Jersey to Cuban immigrant...

Gwyneth Paltrow Holds Fundraiser For Obama, 'You're So Handsome That I Can't Speak Properly'

Gwyneth Patlrow on Wednesday (Getty Images) As part of this week's Obamajam, Gwyneth Paltrow hosted a fundraiser for President Obama and the Democratic party at her Brentwood home last night. According to a pool report, she told the Commander-in-Chief, “I am one of your biggest fans, if not the biggest." The Oscar-winning actress, whose children were present, added, "It would be wonderful if we were able to give this man all of the power...

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Marry In France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt (Getty Images) Update: After a two-year long engagement, mega-stars Angelina Jolie and Brad PItt married in France last week. The AP reports, "Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends at Provence's Chateau Miraval. In advance of the nondenominational civil ceremony, Pitt and Jolie obtained a marriage license from a local California judge. The judge also conducted the ceremony in...

2014 MTV VMAs: From Beyonce To Miley Cyrus, Women Ruled

Last night, MTV handed out its 2014 Video Music Awards, and, of course, the biggest moments weren't just the performances or acceptance speeches—they were also the shade thrown offstage! Let's take a look: Best Use Of Divorce Rumors Beyonce won three VMAs, but she was really there for her Video Vanguard award. After an 18-minute medley performance, husband Jay Z and daughter Blue Ivy presented her with the award. The toddler clapped and said, "Yeah...

Suge Knight Shot At Chris Brown's West Hollywood Pre-VMAs Party

Hip-hop impressario Suge Knight was reportedly shot at 1OAK in West Hollywood earlier this morning. Knight was at a pre-MTA VMAs party hosted by Chris Brown, who can be seen in this chaotic video after the shooting:

Video: Here's The 50 Shades Of Grey Trailer

Mommy porn bestseller 50 Shades of Grey will finally hit movie theaters on February 14, 2015—and the film's trailer has just been released:

'I'm An A-Hole': Watch Gary Oldman Apologize On Jimmy Kimmel

After giving a startling offensive interview to Playboy, where he essentially endorsed using racial epithets as well as homophobic and misogynist terms and accused Jews of being hypocritical, Gary Oldman appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to make a televised apology. The actor said, "I’m a public figure. I should be an example and an inspiration, and I’m an A-hole. I’m 56. I should know better." Oldman was scheduled to be on the talk show...

American Apparel Ousts Founder Dov Charney For "Alleged Misconduct"

Dov Charney in 2009 (Getty Images) American Apparel's board of directors voted to remove founder and CEO Dov Charney from the company. The clothing company said in a press release that it came to its decision during its "ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct." The LA-based company's new co-chairman, Allan Mayer, told the Times, "This is not easy, but we felt the need to do what we did for the sake of the company," adding...

Casey Kasem, Radio Icon, Dies At 82

Casey Kasem receiving a Radio Museum Award in 2003 (Getty Images) Casey Kasem, whose weekly American Top 40 countdown made his voice familiar to millions, died today at age 82. His daughter Kerri Kasem wrote on her Facebook, "Early this Father’s Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and friends." She added, "Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken. Thank...

Alarming Email Prompted Elliot Rodger's Parents To Rush To Isla Vista During Massacre

The mother of Elliot Rodger, the young man who killed six U.C. Santa Barbara students before taking his own life, opened an email—including the rambling manifesto —from her son on Friday evening, prompting her and her ex-husband to hurry to the scene of the tragedy. The LA Times spoke to a family friend who said Chin Rodger's therapist told her to check her email just after 9 p.m, "Have you gotten Elliot’s email? I think...

7 Dead In "Mass Murder" Drive-By Near UC Santa Barbara

Last night, a series of shootings left seven people dead, including the suspected killer, and at least seven injured in a neighborhood populated by many U.C. Santa Barbara students. Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said, "This incident appears to be a mass murder situation. It's obviously the work of a madman." The shootings were in the Isla Vista neighborhood. From the LA Times: The deadly shooting spree started at 9:27 p.m. in Isla Vista....

Watch Donald Sterling Slam Magic Johnson, 'He's Not A Good Example' To L.A. Kids

Embattled and racist L.A. Clipper owners Donald Sterling decided to put his foot in his mouth further during an interview with Anderson Cooper. He was contrite, telling the CNN 360 host that it was "one mistake after 35 years...I'm wrong. I caused the problem. I don't know how to correct it." Though Sterling asked for forgiveness, he also brought up Magic Johnson, the Lakers legend, whose presence in a photograph with Sterling's "assistant" V....

Video: V. Stiviano Claims Donald Sterling Isn't Racist, 'He's Hurting Right Now'

V. Stiviano on 20/20 The woman behind the visor—and the incriminating tape of LA Clipper owner Donald Sterling saying awful, racist things—told Barbara Walters that Sterling isn't racist. V. Stiviano said, "I don't believe it in my heart." However, she has heard him say many terrible things. In the 20/20 interview, Stiviano said, "I think Mr. Sterling is from a different generation than I am. I think he was brought up to believe these...

Videos: Gwyneth Paltrow Sings Back-Up At The Roxy

Photograph via Holly Williams' Instagram Consciously uncoupled Gwyneth Paltrow was at The Roxy last night—and not as a spectator. The Oscar-winning actress helped her friend, singer Holly Williams, with her gig. Paltrow sang back-up for Williams, and one person told US Weekly, "She sang really well and with passion and perfectly on key. She got a little cheer from the crowd." Williams had introduced Paltrow, "It's awesome to have Gwyneth onstage with me. [She's]...

Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill Will Be In 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Exciting! Okay, now the casting for Star Wars: Episode VII has been set—and it includes Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo! We cannot wait for Han and Chewbacca to give Adam Driver a heartfelt talk about women. Here's the press release:The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will...

V. Stiviano May Have 100+ Hours Of Clippers Owner Donald Sterling On Tape

The fate of the L.A. Clippers remains up in the air, as outrage over owner Donald Sterling's alleged racist rant grows. And the woman Sterling was allegedly ranting to may have many, many more bombshells. Sterling reportedly called his ex-girlfriend V. Stiviano and asked, "How can we make this go away?" TMZ Sports reports, "Our sources say ... Sterling is keenly aware V. Stiviano is in possession of more than 100 hours of recordings ......

10 Dead After FedEx Truck Hits Bus Carrying L.A. High Schoolers In Northern California

At least 10 people have died after a Fed Ex semitrailer hit a bus full of students from Los Angeles area high schools on I-5 in Orland, California yesterday at 5:30 p.m. California Highway Patrol said the FedEx vehicle crossed a grassy median and then struck the bus, which then burst into flames. Dozens were also injured. According to the LA Times, "The victims included five students, three adult chaperones, the driver of the...

Mickey Rooney, Movie Legend, Dies At 93

Mickey Rooney, whose show business career started when he was a toddler and who was the "most famous teenager in America from 1937 to 1944" as movie character Andy Hardy, died yesterday. Even though he was only 5'3", Rooney loomed high as a movie star during the 1930s and 1940s. Besides his Andy Hardy films, which showed him as a typical girl-crazy, car-crazy teen boy (he romanced Judy Garland in three of them), he also...

Finally, James Franco Weighs In On Shia LaBeouf's Art

Franco writes in the NY Times, 'As an actor and artist I'm inclined to take an empathetic view of his conduct.'

Video: Jay Leno Leaves The Tonight Show, 'Greatest 22 Years Of My Life'

Jay Leno said good-bye to NBC's The Tonight House last night, in an emotional final show. He choked up, telling the audience, "This has been the greatest 22 years of my life... I'm the luckiest guy in the world. I got to meet presidents, astronauts, movie stars… It's just been incredible. I got to work with lighting people who make me look better than I really am… I got to work with audio people who make me sound better than I really do. I got to work with producers," pausing to choke back from tears, "just all kinds of talented people who make me look smarter than I really am."

Video: Conan O'Brien Tortures Staffer With Hoarding Problem

Fans of Conan O'Brien are already well-acquainted with his one of his show's producers, Jordan Schlansky, an inscrutable gentleman who's been mercilessly targeted by Conan as his "arch-nemesis." Schlansky loves fine food, fancy espresso and Star Wars, sensibilities that O'Brien has viciously skewered in numerous unscripted sketches. Last night, Conan surprised Schlansky with an organization expert—and it was pretty hilarious.

Golden Globe Nominations: 12 Years A Slave, American Hustle Film Nods, House Of Cards Leads TV Series

It's time to countdown to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's second Hollywood smackdown—the Golden Globe Awards are on January 12 and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association just announced the film and TV nominees. And some frontrunners won a lot of nods, while others—like Lee Daniels' The Butler—were shut out. The full list is below, but here's the rundown: 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle both got seven nominations. 12 Years was nominated for Best...

Video: Katy Perry's 'Offensive' Geisha Performance At American Music Awards

At last night's American Music Awards, Katy Perry opened the show by performing her song, "Unconditionally"—while dressed as a geisha, complete with an elaborate Japanese-style set with cherry blossoms. And the whole thing upset some people. First, take a look:

Video: George W. Bush Tells Leno 'There's A Rembrandt Trapped In This Body'

Former President George W. Bush made a rare television appearance on The Tonight Show last night. Host Jay Leno told Bush, "You look a lot more relaxed." Dubya laughed, "No kidding!" Then he added, "Duh!" Aw, it must have been a lot of pressure ruining the America's middle class while also destroying Iraq. Then Leno asked him how he handled tough moments and decisions. He answered, "You have to believe in what you're doing...I...

Chris Brown Goes To Rehab... For Anger Management

Chris Brown at a performance in September (Getty Images) After getting arrested outside a D.C. hotel this past weekend, singer Chris Brown has checked into rehab facility in Malibu, for anger management. Brown's latest brush with the law, which saw him charged with assault (and accused of using a slur), in the nation's capital has very real repercussions in Los Angeles: He could be found in violation of his probation related to beating then-girlfriend...

Google Doodle Pays Tribute To Edith Head, Iconic Hollywood Costume Designer

Today's Google Doodle features sketches of dresses made famous from Hollywood costume designer Edith Head. Head, who won eight Academy Awards and is known for designing memorable dresses seen in All About Eve, A Place in the Sun and many Hitchcock films, would have been 116 today. Head died in 1981, and the NY Times noted in her obituary that her career spanned more than 50 years—"Miss Head, whose bangs, bun, tortoise-shell glasses and two-piece...

YES! Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Will Host Golden Globes In 2014, 2015

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at the 2013 Golden Globes (Getty Images) Our awards show prayers have been answered! The Golden Globes, the loosest and booziest major back-slapping event around, will be even more watchable for the next two years: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have agreed to host the 2014 and 2015 broadcasts. So it looks like they must have offended someone—one of Poehler's monologue jokes was, "We want to assure you that...

Charlie Hunnam Allegedly Couldn't Handle 'Fifty Shades' Attention

Maybe he didn't want to be a celebrity that gets a lot of attention.

Videos: Kanye West Tells Jimmy Kimmel, "I'm Totally Weird, Inappropriate" And A "Creative Genius"

Finally, after his expletive, #ALLDISRESPECTOJIMMYKIMMEL-filled Tweet tirade, performer Kanye West appeared on Jimmy Kimmel's late night talk show. West said he didn't even see the whole sketch parodying him that got him so upset—he was just really upset that Kimmel seemed to diss him. The sketch featured children acting as West and a BBC 1 Radio interviewer, re-enacting West's interview where he declared himself the #1 rock star on the planet. West said, "I...

Photo: Kim Kardashian Posts Photo Of Swaddled Baby North West

This baby is also getting lots of designer clothes.

Kanye West Has Twitter Meltdown Over Jimmy Kimmel Spoof Video—'I DON'T TAKE IT AS A JOKE'

Just after 5 p.m., Kanye West started to Tweet his apparent unhappiness with Jimmy Kimmel. The mercurial rapper-fashion designer had recently proclaimed himself the "#1 rock star on the planet" during a BBC 1 radio interview, which inspired Kimmel to create a spoof. Here's the video and then West's Tweets (warning—some graphic language is used!):

Video: Jimmy Kimmel On Kanye West's Angry Tweets, 'Finally I'm In A Rap Feud'

Jimmy Kimmel used his late show monologue to address last night's strange and wonderful series of Tweets from Kanye West. The rapper, apparently angered over a spoof video of kids recreating West's "#1 rock star on the planet" declaration, called Kimmel a "MANIPULATIVE MEDIA MUTHERF***ER" and said he didn't have any "good p***y." Kimmel said, "I don't understand it, I don't know why he's angry again." Before the show, Kimmel said that West called...

All-Plinko 'The Price Is Right' Airs Friday

Plinko, The Price Is Right's beloved game of chance, will gets it own dedicated episode tomorrow in honor of its 30th anniversary. But can anyone win Plinko? Unlike other games on the show, Plinko doesn't involve a photographic memory of the costs of grocery items. Fine, you win "Plinko chips" by pricing items, but after that, it's you against a big pegboard. NPR's Linda Holmes complained, "Plinko, if you have never seen it, is...

Teen Leaving Church Youth Group Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

Photo via KTLA A 16-year-old boy who had just left a church youth group meeting was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in south LA last night. According to the LAPD, Nathaniel Mota "was in a marked crosswalk on Normandie Avenue between 42nd and 43rd streets" when he was hit at 8:20 p.m. The teen had left St. Cecilia Church and was crossing the street to meet up with his family. St. Cecilia Pastor...

State Shuts Down Jewish Ritual Chicken Slaughter Operations On Pico

The slaughter of chickens is part of an Orthodox Jewish tradition to transfer year's sins from the human to chicken before Yom Kippur.

Kanye West Charged With Battery, Grand Theft In LAX Attack

Two months after lashing out a pesky photographer who was hounding him at LAX, Kanye West has finally been charged with battery and grand theft.

Ben Affleck Is The New Batman, So Deal With It

Late yesterday, Warner Bros. announced that Ben Affleck would play Batman, in the upcoming Man Of Steel sequel directed by Zack Snyder. Obviously this is a payoff to Affleck, after he brought Warner Bros. a Best Picture Academy Award win with Argo, right?!

Video: Lindsay Lohan Thanks Idiots Who Filled Tabloids During Her Rehab

As part of her comeback tour, Lindsay Lohan hosted Chelsea Lately last night. And she was really cute and seemed like she had it together! In the monologue, she joked, "Chelsea's not here, but I did see someone who looked like her moving into my old room at Cliffside," a reference to the rehab center in Malibu Lohan stayed in for 90 days. Lohan said, "So I've been through a lot lately, and I've...

Video: Oprah Asks Lindsay Lohan If She's An Addict

Her sit-down interview with Lindsay Lohan won't air until August 18th, but Oprah Winfrey is building the hype now and making sure everyone knows that she's asking the hard questions. Winfrey's OWN network released a teaser of the interview, which has O asking, "Are you an addict?" In the brief teaser, Lohan doesn't speak, but we do hear Winfrey asking, "What does it feel like to be both an adjective and a verb for...

Netflix Crashes The Emmys: House Of Cards Gets 9 Nominations

House of Cards' Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright were both nominated for best lead performances in drama series. This morning, 14 Emmy nominations were given to Netflix, the first time an online streaming entertainment website has been given that distinction. Its pedigreed drama, House of Cards, got nine nominations, including best drama, best lead actor in a drama (Kevin Spacey), best lead actress in a drama (Robin Wright) and best direction in a drama...

Graphic Video: Cops Kill Dog While Arresting Owner Who Filmed Them

On Sunday, a YouTube video was posted showing a Hawthorne, California police officer repeatedly shooting a dog whose owner was being taken into custody. WARNING: The video is very disturbing:

Arizona Wildfire Kills 19 Firefighters

A wildfire that broke out in Yarnell, Arizona, a town 80 miles northwest of Phoenix, has destroyed thousands of acres—and killed 19 firefighters.

The New Mazda3 Rolls Into New York With XBox Launch And Concert From Metric
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Brought to you by our sponsor Mazda: The immensely popular Mazda3 got a splashy welcome for its new 2014 model. A rich metallic red hatchback was unveiled at a loft party steps away from the High Line in Chelsea on Thursday night, followed by a killer set by indie veterans Metric. And for those who couldn't make the party, the vehicle's debut was also streamed live on Xbox....

Video: Nik Wallenda Successfully Crosses Gorge Near Grand Canyon

It took daredevil Nik Wallenda just under 23 minutes to cross the Colorado River Gorge 1,500 feet above the rapids—without a harness or safety line and in spite of 30 mph winds. Wallenda kissed the ground after getting to the other side.

Gary David Goldberg, Creator Of 'Family Ties,' Dies At 68

Gary David Goldberg, whose sitcom about ex-hippies raising children (including an extremely conservative son) became a hallmark of NBC's 1980s lineup, died yesterday at age 68.

Photos: Angelina Jolie Joins Brad Pitt In London For 1st Public Appearance Since Double Mastectomy

Nearly three weeks after disclosing that she had a double mastectomy to lower her risk of breast cancer, Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance. She accompanied partner Brad Pitt at the London premiere of his zombie movie, World War Z. She said, "I'm here for Brad. I'm so proud of him." Jolie did address her headline-generating decision (which she revealed through a NY Times op-ed), "I've been very happy just to see the discussion...

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