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Taylor Swift becomes first woman to win BRITs Global Icon award

Taylor Swift becomes first woman to win BRITs Global Icon award

Taylor Swift is preparing to make history as the first woman to be awarded the Global Icon prize at the BRIT awards. The pop superstar will be given the prestigious award at the annual ceremony, which will take place at London’s O2 Arena on Tuesday night. Announcing the award, the BRITs said in a statement…MORE

Seth Rogen says he has no plans to work with James Franco again

Seth Rogen says he has no plans to work with James Franco again

Seth Rogen says he has no current plans to work with his former collaborator James Franco, in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. In an interview with Britain’s Sunday Times, the 39-year-old actor revealed that his personal and professional relationship with Franco had been affected by the accusations made against the latter in 2014 and…MORE

Rock music pioneer Lloyd Price of ‘Stagger Lee’ fame dies at 88

Rock music pioneer Lloyd Price of ‘Stagger Lee’ fame dies at 88

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer Lloyd Price, whose hits included “Stagger Lee” and “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” has died at the age of 88, his longtime manager confirmed to CNN. Price died May 3 from “complications from diabetes,” according to Tom Trapani, his manager of 25 years. Price was called “Mr. Personality” for his…MORE

Students celebrate surprise Taylor Swift question on AP exam

Students celebrate surprise Taylor Swift question on AP exam

Texas high school student Alyssa Brown was not expecting to see a question about Taylor Swift on her Advanced Placement US government and politics exam. “I opened the free response questions, and the first question was about Taylor Swift, and I was just laughing,” the 18-year-old told CNN. “I thought it was pretty cool.” Brown,…MORE

Woman learned birth mother was star on ‘That’s My Mama’

Woman learned birth mother was star on ‘That’s My Mama’

Lisa Wright always knew she was adopted, but had no idea her biological mother was a star on one of her favorite television shows. Now Wright is sharing the story of having been reunited with actress Lynne Moody after 50 years in what reads like the perfect Hollywood ending, according to NBC’s “Today.” “I grew…MORE

1980s siren Tawny Kitaen of music videos and ‘Bachelor Party’ dies at 59

1980s siren Tawny Kitaen of music videos and ‘Bachelor Party’ dies at 59

Actress Tawny Kitaen, who appeared in “Bachelor Party” and provocative 1980s rock videos, has died in California. She was 59. Kitaen — whose real first name was Julie — died Friday at home in Newport Beach, according to a release from the Orange County Coroner’s Office. The cause of death is not yet known. In…MORE

Why Ellen DeGeneres is living at Courteney Cox’s house

Why Ellen DeGeneres is living at Courteney Cox’s house

Don’t worry, Ellen DeGeneres is still very much married. The talk show host is explaining why she’s currently living in friend Courteney Cox’s house. “I should explain. I’m not having marital troubles,” DeGeneres, who is married to actress Portia de Rossi, said as she introduced Cox as a guest on her show. “I’m not living…MORE