Tim Whitby/Getty ImagesIn a wide-ranging, Hollywood Reporter oral history about the making of the groundbreaking 2000 movie X-Men — complete with backstage drama, lawsuits, and sexual abuse allegations against director Bryan Singer — was buried an interesting nugget: Michael Jackson tried to get himself to play Professor Xavier in the film.  The role of the powerful mutant eventually went to Patrick Stewart, who already bore […]

Courtesy of VH1Tamar Braxton was reportedly rushed to the hospital after she was found “unresponsive” in her hotel room Thursday night.  Tamar is now in stable condition and under 24-hour watch at a hospital in Los Angeles, according to an initial report by The Blast.  The website quotes an unspecified rep for Braxton as saying, “More information will […]

ABCBy IGNACIO TORRES, JASMINE BROWN, and ALLIE YANG, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The last three months have been hell for Vanessa Guillen’s family, in particular her 16-year-old sister Lupe. “The last 75 days for me, for my family– I haven’t slept,” she told ABC News. “[It’s been] a nightmare.” Guillen was a 20-year-old U.S. […]

ABC News(NEW YORK) — BY: IVAN PEREIRA and AARON KATERSKY The Manhattan district attorney has charged Amy Cooper, the white woman who was filmed threatening to call the police on a Black bird watcher in Central Park in May. “Today our office initiated a prosecution of Amy Cooper for falsely reporting an incident in the […]

Derek BlanksBrandy Norwood says she’s “afraid for her safety” after filing a restraining order against a woman who was recently arrested for allegedly stalking the singer. On Tuesday, The Blast reported Brandy’s lawyers filed documents against a young woman who’s said to repeatedly show up at Brandy’s home in Los Angeles County and other locations the singer frequents.  Legal documents reportedly show […]

Paul Archuleta/FilmMagicAndre Romelle Young, better known as Dr. Dre, and his wife of 24 years, Nicole Young, have called it quits. According to court documents reportedly obtained by TMZ, Young, who works as a lawyer, filed for divorce on Monday citing irreconcilable differences. She shares two children with Dre — son Truice, 23, and 19-year-old daughter Truly — and is seeking spousal support. […]

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Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for CoachellaCoachella won’t be happening in 2020, Billboard reports. The Indio, California festival was originally set for two weekends in April. On March 10, a day before the World Health Organization classified COVID-19 as a pandemic, producer Goldenvoice announced that Coachella would be moved to October. Now, the rescheduled October dates have been canceled, according […]

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recep-bg/iStockBY SOPHIE TATUM, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A new report released Thursday reveals thousands of school buildings across the country could need critical repairs, raising more questions about what it will take for schools to ensure students can safely return to the classroom this fall. According to the report by the Government Accountability Office, […]

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