Singer R. Kelly charged with sexually abusing teenage girls2/22/2019 10:09:46 PM Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Friday with criminal sexual abuse of at least three girls under 17, a prosecutor said, following years of allegations against the 52-year-old R&B singer.Movies with a message make impact beyond Oscars glitz2/22/2019 8:49:55 PM The movie "Green Book" explores racial inequality, "Roma" reveals the emotional toll placed on domestic workers, and "RBG" chronicles the fight for women's rights.Fox cuts Smollett's character from 'Empire' after arrest2/22/2019 7:34:05 PM Fox is cutting Jussie Smollett's character from its popular hip-hop drama "Empire" after the actor was arrested and accused of staging a hoax hate crime attack on himself, show officials said on Friday.At the Oscars or in the cinema, the sound that puts movie lovers in the picture2/22/2019 6:21:03 PM You may be a guest at the Oscars or simply watching one of the season's hit movies in a hi-tech multiplex, but chances are that, in either case, the soundtrack will make you feel like you're right at the heart of the action.Jackson estate says HBO film violates non-disparagement contract: lawsuit2/22/2019 6:51:29 AM The estate of Michael Jackson filed a lawsuit on Thursday against HBO saying that its documentary about allegations of child sex abuse by the late singer breached a previous agreement by the cable channel not to disparage him.Jussie Smollett staged Chicago 'hate crime' seeking higher pay: police2/22/2019 6:12:45 AM Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage a racist and homophobic attack on him and pose as supporters of President Donald Trump because he was unhappy with his pay on the hip-hop TV drama "Empire," Chicago's police chief said on Thursday.Topsy-turvy season gives Oscars a best picture cliffhanger2/22/2019 2:22:29 AM Hollywood's awards season reaches a climax at Sunday's Oscars with a cliffhanger over the top prize after a topsy-turvy best picture race marked by the fading of early favorites and the tantalizing question of whether Netflix can trump traditional movie studios.Factbox: List of some reported racial attacks in U.S. deemed to be false2/21/2019 7:46:30 PM Actor Jussie Smollett of the television drama "Empire" staged an attack on himself that appeared to have racist and homophobic overtones as a publicity stunt, Chicago police said on Thursday.Ciao Karl: Fendi says goodbye to Lagerfeld at Milan show2/21/2019 7:19:14 PM Fendi said farewell to Karl Lagerfeld on Thursday, presenting the last line the veteran fashion designer created for the Italian luxury label before his death.The 1975, DJ Harris triumph at UK BRIT music Awards; Pink honored2/21/2019 7:07:47 PM Pop rock band The 1975 and DJ Calvin Harris were the main winners at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday, each scooping two prizes at Britain's annual pop music honors.Factbox: Timeline of incidents in Jussie Smollett's alleged attack2/21/2019 5:02:08 PM Actor Jussie Smollett of TV's "Empire" staged a racist and homophobic attack on himself as a publicity stunt because he was dissatisfied with his salary, Chicago police said on Thursday.Actor Jussie Smollett arrested in Chicago: police spokesman2/21/2019 11:52:20 AM Actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested after he was charged with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said on Thursday on Twitter.'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack2/21/2019 7:18:23 AM Actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Wednesday with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten on the streets of Chicago by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, police said on Wednesday as they sought his arrest.No host? 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Queen, Lady Gaga bring Grammys vibe to Oscars2/20/2019 11:56:24 PM There will not be a host and Sunday's Oscars ceremony will not open with the traditional monologue in which celebrities and politicians are skewered.From street kids to war romance, Oscar foreign-film slate keeps it real2/20/2019 11:39:56 PM From Lebanese street children to love behind the Iron Curtain and the daily life of a Mexican housekeeper, this year's Oscar-nominated foreign language films draw from real life and, in some cases, deeply personal experiences.Gwyneth Paltrow counter-sues Utah man over ski collision, seeks $12/20/2019 10:43:55 PM Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow on Wednesday counter-sued a retired optometrist who has taken her to court over a 2016 ski slope collision in Utah, saying he caused the crash and was seeking to exploit her fame and fortune three years later.Gucci puts on masquerade catwalk as Milan Fashion Week opens2/20/2019 8:10:51 PM Masks of all shades, shapes and sizes took over the Gucci catwalk on Wednesday as the Italian luxury label kicked off Milan's leg of the Autumn/Winter runway season with an eclectic show rich in patterns, colors and headpieces.Viacom keeps cutting cord, will stream programs on fuboTV2/20/2019 5:16:08 PM Viacom Inc said on Wednesday it will provide programming on fuboTV's live TV streaming service, part of an industry trend of cord-cutting that also has Viacom distributing content through "vitual pay-TV" providers Sling TV, DirectTV Now and Philo.'Roma' actress says she is proud of her roots after fellow actor uses racial slur2/20/2019 9:21:29 AM Oscar-nominated Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio, who stars in the critically acclaimed film "Roma," said on Saturday that she was proud of her indigenous roots after a soap opera star used a racial slur to describe her.Queen to rock Oscars with live performance2/20/2019 9:02:46 AM British rock band Queen will perform live at Sunday's Oscars ceremony, organizers said on Monday, following the blockbuster success of best picture nominee "Bohemian Rhapsody."