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President and CEO of Time’s Up, Lisa Borders, resigns

President and CEO of Time’s Up, Lisa Borders, resigns

Less than two months into the job, Lisa Borders has resigned as the president and CEO of Time’s Up. The announcement came late Monday, first in a tweet by Borders. “As Time’s Up continues to grow, I am proud of the work I have done to shepherd its continued development. Unfortunately, it is with deep…MORE

Queen to perform at the Oscars

Queen to perform at the Oscars

Less than one week until the Oscars, The Academy is still beefing up its list of performers, and its latest addition, they hope, will rock you. The Academy said on Monday that Queen, the band at the center of best picture nominee “Bohemian Rhapsody,” is set to perform on the host-less telecast. Adam Lambert, who…MORE

Grand jury seated in wake of new R. Kelly allegations, sources say

Grand jury seated in wake of new R. Kelly allegations, sources say

A grand jury has been convened in Cook County, Illinois, in connection with new allegations against singer R. Kelly, according to two sources close to the case. This comes on the heels of attorney Michael Avenatti announcing last week that he had handed over to the State’s Attorney’s office a videotape that he says shows…MORE

Jussie Smollett’s career awaits outcome of his case

Jussie Smollett’s career awaits outcome of his case

When Jussie Smollett released his debut album “Sum of My Music” last year, he was riding high. The actor and musician had also just finished directing an episode of his hit series “Empire” and appeared in the EPIX docu-series, “America Divided.” “I’m not gonna lie and pretend otherwise, I want this s**t to do well,”…MORE

As Jussie Smollett story takes a turn, reaction shifts to wait and see

As Jussie Smollett story takes a turn, reaction shifts to wait and see

After Jussie Smollett reported being attacked in Chicago, his colleagues, politicians and many observers on social media were quick to condemn the incident and express support for Smollett. Now as new details emerge, conversation around the case is more hesitant. Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation have told CNN that Chicago Police…MORE

Surprise! Miranda Lambert got married

Surprise! Miranda Lambert got married

Miranda Lambert is no longer single. The country star announced on her Instagram account this weekend that she recently got hitched. “In honor of Valentine’s Day I wanted to share some news. I met the love of my life,” Lambert wrote in the caption. “And we got hitched! My heart is full. Thank you Brendan…MORE

NYPD reviews alleged threat by police commander against rapper 50 Cent

NYPD reviews alleged threat by police commander against rapper 50 Cent

The New York Police Department is investigating allegations that a precinct commander threatened rapper and actor 50 Cent, NYPD Sgt. Jessica McRorie told CNN Sunday. The New York Daily News reported Sunday that Deputy Inspector Emanuel Gonzalez, who is commander of the city’s 72nd precinct in Brooklyn, allegedly told officers to shoot 50 Cent “on…MORE

Don Cheadle made a powerful statement with his wardrobe choice on ‘SNL’

Don Cheadle made a powerful statement with his wardrobe choice on ‘SNL’

Without saying a word, Don Cheadle used his platform between comedic skits on “Saturday Night Live” to make a statement on behalf of transgender youth. Cheadle hosted Saturday night’s show and introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr. while wearing a black T-shirt with the words “PROTECT TRANS KIDS” in white letters. The actor was only…MORE

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault. The brothers, who were arrested Wednesday, were released without charges Friday after Chicago police cited the discovery of “new evidence.” The sources told CNN that the two men are now cooperating…MORE

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