July 19, 2013 |
The entertainment world hasn't thought much about Rae Dawn Chong lately, but now she's become the latest celebrity trying to backpedal away from an N-word controversy. In a radio interview, Chong -- a veteran of 1980s movie hits like "Commando" and the daughter of comic Tommy Chong -- launched a tirade against Oprah Winfrey, her costar in 1985's "The Color Purple. " Chong -- whose ethnic makeup includes Afro-Canadian and Cherokee roots -- attacked Winfrey for everything from being too fat to too black. PHOTOS: Celebrities by The Times "Sixty years ago she would have been a housekeeper, luckily," she said on "Matty P's Radio Happy Hour.
June 6, 2013 |
Late last month Rob Kardashian settled a civil suit with a paparazzo he allegedly assaulted in March after she snapped him shirtless at a gym - and on Thursday, the criminal charges stemming from the incident have reportedly been dropped as well, leaving the reality-TV fixture in the clear. Photographer Andra Viak did not want to pursue a couple of misdemeanor counts Kardashian was charged with in early May, according to TMZ , so the judge let them go by the wayside. Prosecutors reportedly were not pleased.
August 15, 2013 |
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. WWE wrestler Darren Young became the first active pro wrestling star in a major organization to announce that he is gay. Young arrived in Los Angeles on Wednesday for this weekend's SummerSlam pay-per-view event at Staples Center and was being interviewed by a TMZ cameraman while walking to his car at LAX. The cameraman asked Young if he thought a gay wrestler could be successful in...
October 11, 2006 |
Production at the mid-Wilshire-area house that TV's "Dr. Phil" had rigged with cameras to observe clients featured on his show has been shut down because of complaints from neighbors, it was reported Tuesday. The idea behind the setup was to give the popular psychologist an around-the-clock window on the lives of his clients. But next-door neighbor Tom Griep said "two crack addicts were yelling at each other for all to hear," according to the website TMZ.com.
October 24, 2013 |
The kiss seen around the world between former "Smash" actress Katharine McPhee and former "Smash" director Michael Morris - both of whom are married - has reportedly been causing some chaos, honey. Morris, married to actress Mary McCormack, found himself feeling the consequences. According to Page Six , McCormack kicked Morris out of their Los Angeles home Sunday when he told her that TMZ photos of him kissing McPhee were about to break online. Morris knew the photos would break, Page Six reports, since he himself tried to buy them from TMZ, hoping to protect his marriage and reputation.
June 18, 2013 |
Charlie Sheen is evidently still having trouble getting along with costars. The producers of Sheen's FX comedy "Anger Management" confirmed late Tuesday that costar Selma Blair will be leaving the show immediately, after reports of friction with Sheen became public over the last day or so. "We are confirming that Selma Blair will not be returning to 'Anger Management' and we wish her the very best," Lionsgate, the studio behind the show, wrote...
May 7, 2012 |
Matthew Fox got a bit lost early Friday morning in Oregon, where the actor was reportedly headed for some fast food but wound up in jail. Fox was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence around 3:30 a.m. near Bend, the town where he lives with his family, according to TMZ. The outlet says Fox was traveling with an unidentified passenger seeking a late-night snack, but wound up in police custody. He was apparently released later on Friday, TMZ reported. While a rep for Fox did not immediately return a Ministry request for comment, this isn't the "Party of Five" star's first run-in with the law. In August 2011, on location in Ohio, Fox reportedly was detained by police.
August 22, 2012 |
Prince Harry has a reputation as the playboy prince. Now there are photos to prove it -- straight from Las Vegas. Celebrity gossip website TMZ posted photos online of Britain's most eligible bachelor naked and cavorting with at least one nude woman in what reportedly is a Las Vegas VIP suite. In one photo, the prince uses his hands to cover his privates while a naked woman wraps her arms around his middle. In a second photo, he appears to be playfully wrestling with a woman near a pool table, and is bent over her. (TMZ placed a red star over Harry's exposed behind.)
February 22, 2013 |
Diane Lane has officially filed for divorce from husband Josh Brolin. The "Man of Steel" actress, 48, filed court documents last Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court and cited "irreconcilable differences" for the split, according to reports. Lane signed the docs on Valentine's Day. She is also trying to legally restore her previous name, court documents indicated . When the couple married in 2004, she changed her name to Diane Lane Brolin; however, the Oscar-nominated actress has always gone by Diane Lane professionally.