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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have a new baby — and we know his name

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have a new baby — and we know his name

Justin Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel have a new baby. Confirming the good news in a video call with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, the singer and actor revealed that his new son’s name is Phineas. The former NSYNC singer already has a 5-year-old son called Silas with actress Biel, whom he married in 2012.…MORE

Dr. Dre is back home after being hospitalized in Los Angeles

Dr. Dre is back home after being hospitalized in Los Angeles

Rapper, producer and entrepreneur Dr. Dre is back home after being hospitalized for more than a week in Los Angeles, according to his attorney Peter Paterno. “He’s home and on the mend,” Paterno said in a brief email to CNN on Sunday. Paterno did not provide additional details on the 55-year-old’s condition. The news comes…MORE

Grammy-winning producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector dies

Grammy-winning producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector dies

Music producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector died of natural causes on Saturday at the age of 80, according to a statement released by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. An official cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner for San Joaquin County. Spector was sentenced to 19 years to life…MORE

‘Batwoman’ gets a new lead, but Season 2 looks like the same flawed show

‘Batwoman’ gets a new lead, but Season 2 looks like the same flawed show

After a first season that never quite got off the ground creatively, “Batwoman” announced that original star Ruby Rose would be leaving but that the series would hang around without her. The contortions necessary to arrange that baton (or Batarang) pass mostly fizzle in the opening episodes, fueling a sense that this CW drama might…MORE

Sea shanties are your soundtrack of 2021. Seriously

It’s folly to examine why some things go viral on the internet, and by doing so one risks discounting the beauty of the simplest answer: They just do. Nothing makes sense. Roll with it. Or at least, that’s the easiest thing to tell yourself when “The Wellerman,” a 19th Century whaling song, has been knocking…MORE

‘MLK/FBI’ probes ‘the darkest part’ of the bureau’s history

‘MLK/FBI’ probes ‘the darkest part’ of the bureau’s history

The government-sanctioned harassment of Martin Luther King Jr. provides the chilling spine of “MLK/FBI,” a documentary timed to the annual holiday for the civil rights icon. Director Sam Pollard’s film also raises an interesting question — namely, what historians and journalists owe King’s legacy in terms of releasing material amassed specifically in an effort to…MORE

‘Home Alone 2’ star tweets support for removing Trump’s cameo

‘Home Alone 2’ star tweets support for removing Trump’s cameo

As President Donald Trump prepares to make his exit from the White House, fans of “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” want him to make a permanent, on-screen exit from the movie — and its star Macaulay Culkin seems to be on board with the idea. Culkin played Kevin McAllister, who gets separated from…MORE

Spike Lee remembers Chadwick Boseman while accepting the American Cinematheque honor

Spike Lee remembers Chadwick Boseman while accepting the American Cinematheque honor

Spike Lee paid tribute to Chadwick Boseman while accepting the American Cinematheque Award on Thursday night. The ceremony celebrated Lee’s career with films like “Do the Right Thing,” “Malcolm X” and “Jungle Fever.” Jodie Foster hosted the event, with Lee becoming the 34th recipient of the prestigious award. The director spoke about the late actor…MORE

Dustin Diamond, ‘Saved by the Bell’ star, hospitalized with cancer

Dustin Diamond, ‘Saved by the Bell’ star, hospitalized with cancer

Dustin Diamond, who played the role of Screech on the popular 1990s high school comedy “Saved by the Bell,” is hospitalized with cancer, his manager told CNN Friday. Diamond’s health is “serious” and he is undergoing testing at an undisclosed Florida hospital to determine the type and severity of the cancer, according to his rep.…MORE

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