Grammys live: BTS arrives at the Grammys full strength

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 64th annual Grammy Awardsbeing presented Sunday in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:40 p.m. BTS has arrived at the Grammys full strength after one of their members recently tested positive for COVID-19. All seven members of the Korean megastar boy band walked the carpet wearing custom Louis … Read more

NCAA Women’s Final Four: Stanford vs. UConn is the match to watch

CNN — This weekend, the three most successful NCAA college basketball coaches take to the sidelines hoping to guide their teams to a championship. One of those coaches, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, has received the lion’s share of the attention, but it’s actually on the women’s side of the game where the match-up of coaching titans … Read more

Jussie Smollett: Brothers’ confession video shows how actor’s story unraveled

CNN — The brothers Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo were kept in Chicago Police detention for nearly two days after they were accused of attacking the “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in a homophobic and racist hate crime. In the 47th hour of that detention, in a small fluorescently lit room painted a bland white, the brothers … Read more

Chris Rock didn’t want Will Smith removed, Oscars producer Will Packer says

CNN — Like many people who watched the encounter that ended with Will Smith slapping Chris Rock on stage Sunday at the Academy Awards ceremony, Oscars lead producer Will Packer thought it was a planned bit. But as Smith – angered by a joke Rock told about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith – yelled obscenities … Read more

Chris Rock takes to comedy mic, still processing Oscars slap

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Rock received several standing ovations before he told one joke Wednesday at his first comedy show since Will Smith slapped him in the face stage at the Oscars. Rock only briefly addressed the slap to the sold out crowd in Boston, saying he was “still kind of processing what happened.” “Other … Read more

Academy: Will Smith refused to leave Oscars after Rock slap

NEW YORK (AP) — The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Wednesday said that Will Smith was asked to leave Sunday’s Oscar ceremony after hitting Chris Rock but refused to do so. The academy’s board of governors met Wednesday to initiate disciplinary proceedings against Smith for violations against the group’s standards of conduct. … Read more

Academy initiates ‘disciplinary proceedings’ against Will Smith over Oscars incident

CNN — The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has “initiated disciplinary proceedings” against actor Will Smith over his actions at Sunday’s Oscars, the group announced on Wednesday. “Board of Governors today initiated disciplinary proceedings against Mr. Smith for violations of the Academy’s Standards of Conduct, including inappropriate physical contact, abusive or threatening behavior, … Read more

EXPLAINER: Alopecia ‘strips people of their identity’

Alopecia is an autoimmune disorder that affects millions of people around the world. But to many women—and to Black women, in particular—it is much more. It’s about beauty and race, about culture and about the uncertainty that the disorder creates around people’s perception of themselves. So during the 94th Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday night, … Read more

‘The Flash’ actor Ezra Miller arrested at Hawaii karaoke bar

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER March 29, 2022 GMT 1 of 2 REPLACES HE WITH MILLER – This photo provided by the Hawai’i Police Department shows actor Ezra Miller who was arrested and charged for disorderly conduct and harassment Sunday after an incident at a bar in Hilo. Miller known for playing “The Flash” in “Justice … Read more

Phil Collins and Genesis hold last concert ever

CNN — Phil Collins and Genesis performed a final concert Saturday night at London’s 02 arena. Collins, who has been dealing with health issues, was joined by keyboardist Tony Banks and guitarist Mike Rutherford to make the announcement. Collins performed sitting down. The band had been touring “The Last Domino? Tour” after a 14-year live … Read more