November 5, 2013 |
In the end, there was no gun, no violence, no shots fired, no victims, no angry manifesto -- just a massive police response and a big campus scare at Central Connecticut State University, all prompted by a student's Halloween costume on Monday. Senior David Kyem, 21, the son of a professor at the New Britain school just southwest of Hartford, apologized for the confusion, and said he was wearing his costume because he couldn't fit all of it into his backpack. He was dressed as Snake Eyes from the "G.I.
October 28, 2013 |
Julianne Hough put her worst face forward Friday night, knotting up her blond locks and donning blackface for her Halloween costume, the character Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren from "Orange Is the New Black. " On Saturday, she apologized. The gaffe went down at the Casamigos Tequila Halloween party in Los Angeles, where Hough, 25, and pals went as orange-clad characters from the Netflix original series set in a women's prison. In addition to the blackface, Hough darkened her hair and eyebrows, E!
November 4, 2013 |
The man who was walking through a Central Connecticut State University campus while possibly carrying weapons might have actually been in a Halloween costume, the campus police chief said Monday. Three college-aged men were taken into custody but not formally arrested after police received calls of an armed man on the New Britain campus early Monday afternoon, chief Chris Cervoni said at a news conference held shortly after officials ended a campus lockdown. No shots were reported fired, and no one was hurt.
November 1, 2013 |
A lot of TV anchors got in the Halloween spirit Thursday, from George Stephanopoulos as an astronaut on "Good Morning America," to Kelly Ripa twerking through the morning as Miley Cyrus. But no one did more to make TV viewers feel awkward than Matt Lauer on "Today," bounding around with the plentiful cleavage of Pamela Anderson from her "Baywatch" years. And Stephen Colbert couldn't let it pass without comment. Colbert referred to the onslaught of news anchors in costume as part of the "War on Halloween.
October 31, 2013 |
Former "Gossip Girl" Blake Lively is the newest celebrity face for L'Oreal. [Vogue UK] The teddy bear get-up Miley Cyrus wore to perform at the VMAs may end up being this year's most popular Halloween costume -- even Paris Hilton wore it to a party over the weekend. But Cyrus has a different idea: She tweeted a "Happy Halloween" photo of herself dressed in a replica of the skimpy outfit 'il Kim wore to the MTV Video Music Awards in 1999. [People] French fashion house Chloe hosted a dinner and fashion show in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, with guests including Zoe Saldana, January Jones, Nicole Richie and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Booth Moore reports.
October 31, 2013 |
Ghosts: the stuff of scary Halloween stories and costumes? Not all Americans think so. Nearly one in five Americans said they have seen or been around a ghost, the Pew Research Center found in a survey four years ago . That's twice as many as in earlier polls by Gallup, which found only 9% of Americans thought they had encountered a ghost in 1990 and 1996. Even more Americans -- 29% -- told Pew they felt they had been in touch with...