Celebrity

Alicia Keys Gives Birth To Baby Boy

HOLLYWOOD—Singer Alicia Keys and her husband, hip-hop artist Swizz Beatz welcomed their second child together, a baby boy, on December 27. The child’s name is Genesis Ali Dean. According to a photograph Keys shared via Instagram, Genesis was born at 1:52 a.m. and weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces. She captioned the photo, “The joy of joy is joy!! It’s a...

Actor David Ryall Dead At 79

HOLLYWOOD—British actor David Ryall, best known for his role in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1,” passed away on Christmas Day at the age of 79. Several of Ryall’s loved ones tweeted about his passing. Actor Mark Gatiss tweeted, “The great David Ryall left us on Christmas Day. A twinkling, brilliant, wonderful actor I was privileged to call a...

Ringing In 2015!

HOLLYWOOD—10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1...Happy New Year 2015!  "What will 2015 bring?" It's also the time of year that we make the same resolutions once again: Lose excess weight, quit smoking, get organized, improve time management, be a better person, get a better education, spend more time with family. New Years Eve is all...

Man Charged In Accident Involving Jennifer Lopez

MALIBU—John Reitz, a 53-year-old Las Vegas resident suspected of crashing into the Rolls Royce of singer and actress Jennifer Lopez while under the influence of alcohol, was arraigned on Monday, December 29. Reiterate was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a .08 percent blood alcohol. On September 27, at approximately 8 p.m., Reitz allegedly crashed a...

Bruno Mars Buys Home In Studio City

STUDIO CITY—Two-time Grammy winner Bruno Mars has bought a private multi-acre estate in the exclusive Fryman Canyon neighborhood of Studio City. The 9,033 square foot estate has seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms and was formerly owned by Elvira Kudryashova, daughter of the former governor of East Kazakhstan Viktor Khrapunov. Sold for $6.5 million, the mansion features a rooftop view of the...

Kristen Bell Gives Birth To Second Daughter

HOLLYWOOD—Kristen Bell, 34, voice of Anna in animated film “Frozen,” and her husband, actor Dax Shepard, 39, have welcomed their second child together, a baby girl, on December 19. Shepard announced the news of their newborn baby girl’s arrival and her name through a post on Twitter. He tweeted, “Delta Bell Shepard is here. She doesn’t look like either @IMKristenBell or...

Elton John, David Furnish Tie The Knot

HOLLYWOOD—Singer Elton John, 67, officially tied the knot with his longtime partner David Furnish, 52, at his Windsor home in England on December 21. John created an Instagram account on December 19 where he shared with his fans photos of their wedding day. John and Furnish first met in 1993. They are parents to two sons Zachary, 3, and Elijah, 23...

Cameron Diaz, Benji Madden Engaged

HOLLYWOOD—Actress Cameron Diaz, 42, and Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden, 35, are now engaged! Diaz and Madden made their first public appearance as a couple in May 2014 and have been together since. Diaz is currently starring in the movie musical “Annie” alongside Jamie Foxx.

‘Minecraft’ Creator Wins Bid On BH Property

BEVERLY HILLS—Markus Alexej “Notch” Persson, 35, the Swedish video game designer who created the ultra-popular game “Minecraft,” just purchased a 23,000-square-foot mansion located at 1181 North Hillcrest Road. He reportedly paid $70 million to end a bidding war on the contemporary home, which includes a 54-foot retractable glass wall that provides a 280-degree view of Los Angeles and the Pacific...

Broadcast Film Critics Nominees Announced

HOLLYWOOD—The candidates for the big awards season just keep rolling in. On Monday, December 15, the Broadcast Film Critics Association announced their nominees for 2015. Leading the pack was the quirky comedy “Birdman” with a total of 13 nominations including Best Picture. Looks like this could be the film to beat this awards season, but I have an inkling Oscar...
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