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B. Smith, restaurateur and cookbook author, has died

B. Smith, restaurateur and cookbook author, has died

The restaurateur, model and author B. Smith died on Saturday after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease, her husband Dan Gasby said in a statement. She was 70 years old. “Thank you to all the friends and fans who supported B. and our family during her journey,” Gasby said. “Thank you to everyone for respecting our…MORE

The 51st NAACP Image Awards winners list

The 51st NAACP Image Awards winners list

It was a celebration of black excellence Saturday night at the 51st NAACP Image Awards. Hosted by “black-ish” star Anthony Anderson, the ceremony aired live Saturday night on BET from the Pasadena Civic Center Auditorium in California. NAACP President and Chief Executive Officer Derrick Johnson presented music and fashion star, business entrepreneur and philanthropist Rihanna…MORE

‘Better Call Saul’ inches closer to ‘Breaking Bad’ as the end draws nearer

‘Better Call Saul’ inches closer to ‘Breaking Bad’ as the end draws nearer

“Better Call Saul” returns for its second-to-last season, inching closer to “Breaking Bad’s” turf both in its narrative timeline and its impressive quality. Although the prequel is running out of room, the AMC drama continues to achieve a dazzling balancing act in building toward an ending that is, in some ways, a beginning. Once again,…MORE

Ozzy Osbourne releases album, ‘Ordinary Man’

Ozzy Osbourne releases album, ‘Ordinary Man’

Ozzy Osbourne had to forgo his tour because of health issues, but he’s still releasing new music. The 71-year-old rocker has dropped his first solo album in almost a decade, “Ordinary Man.” Osbourne this week canceled North American dates of “No More Tours 2.” The album features collaborations with Elton John, Guns N’ Roses guitarist…MORE

Katy Perry appears to collapse during ‘American Idol’ auditions

Katy Perry appears to collapse during ‘American Idol’ auditions

Season 3 of “American Idol” on ABC has just started, but already there is drama. In an exclusive clip People posted to its web site, judge Katy Perry falls to the ground after a gas leak forces evacuation of the show’s auditions. In the clip, all appears to be going fine when a smell becomes…MORE

‘Killing Eve’ confirms new head writer for season 4

‘Killing Eve’ confirms new head writer for season 4

“Killing Eve” has tapped Laura Neal as head writer for Season 4 of the BBC series. That’s according to Deadline. Neal has previously written “Sex Education” and “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” for the upcoming season. She succeeds Suzanne Heathcote, Emerald Fennell and series creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, as head writers since Season 1. “‘Killing…MORE

BTS releases new album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

BTS releases new album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

It’s finally here. K-pop phenom BTS released its fourth album, “Map of the Soul: 7” on Friday. It follows last year’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” and has been eagerly awaited. The new, 20-track album includes collaborations with Sia and Troye Sivan. To say the boy band has been successful is an understatement. Consisting of…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving ‘Riverdale’

Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving ‘Riverdale’

Both Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving “Riverdale” at the end of its current fourth season, a rep for the CW tells CNN. Ulrich played Jughead’s dad (played by Cole Sprouse). He tells CNN in a that while he will miss everyone, it’s time to move on. “I’m incredibly grateful for the friendships I’ve…

Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Hollywood was at the forefront of the Harvey Weinstein trial and on Monday many in the industry reacted to his verdict. The disgraced film producer was found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman. A New York jury acquitted…

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up has applauded the conviction of disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, saying the moment “marks a new era of justice” in a statement released following Monday’s verdict. “This trial — and the jury’s decision today — marks a new era of justice, not just for the Silence Breakers, who spoke out at great personal…