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Erykah Badu offers ‘soul therapy’ ahead of Soul Train Awards

There’s no question that Erykah Badu is the soul hostess. On Sunday, she’ll host the Soul Train Awards on BET. But earlier this week, she was the soulful host who invited a small group of reporters to a West Hollywood hotel suite for an introductory lesson on chakras. Read More

Teen idol David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star, dies at 67

Updated on  November 21, 2017 at 5:09 pm
David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family” and sold millions of records as the musical group’s lead singer, died today at age 67. Read More

Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave

Updated on  November 21, 2017 at 5:57 pm
Just days before Pixar’s “Coco” is set to hit theaters, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing “missteps” with employees. Read More

Shoppers say fake Fingerlings sold through big sites

Shoppers rushing to find Fingerlings, the robotic monkeys that are a hot toy this holiday season, say they’ve been fooled into buying fakes through outside sellers on Amazon and Walmart.com. Read More

Magazine says Weinstein paid $1M to accuser after 2015 case died

Harvey Weinstein paid $1 million to silence an Italian model who accused him of groping her in 2015 after prosecutors decided not to charge him, and in the 1990s, his brother paid other accusers from his personal bank account, the New Yorker reported. Read More

Griffin: Trump photo put me on ‘Hollywood blacklist’

Updated on  November 21, 2017 at 11:40 am
Kathy Griffin says she is in the middle of a “Hollywood blacklist” after taking a photo holding a fake severed head that resembled President Donald Trump. Read More

Bounty offered for beheadings of Bollywood director, actress

A member of India’s Hindu nationalist ruling party offered $1.5 million to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the director of an unreleased Bollywood film “Padmavati” rumored to depict a relationship between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler. Read More

‘Touched by an Angel’ star Reese dies at 86

Updated on  November 20, 2017 at 11:33 am
Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama “Touched by an Angel,” has died at age 86. Read More

Amazon goes into holidays with magnified store presence

Amazon goes into the holiday season with a newly magnified brick-and-mortar presence, giving it more opportunities to sell its Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets and other gadgets. The online retailer now has more than a dozen Amazon Books stores, which also sell toys, electronics and small gifts. Read More

Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous year

The 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics. Read More

Model accuses Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct

Updated on  November 19, 2017 at 6:59 pm
Model Keri Claussen Khalighi has come forward to accuse Def Jam Records mogul Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct in 1991 when she was 17 years old. Read More