Actor Will Smith says he will not attend the 2016 Oscar ceremony in protest over the absence of actors of color among the nominees.
Director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith vow to boycott the Academy Awards ceremony after black actors are shut out of the nominations. The Academy says it needs to do more to promote diversity.
In a wide-ranging speech, U.S. President Barack Obama sets a hopeful tone for 2016 as he touts progress made in two terms.
A Massachusetts judge says Bill Cosby’s wife Camille Cosby must testify in a civil case brought against the entertainer by seven women who claimed he defamed them. Continue reading
Cosby arrives home after arraignment on charges related to alleged sex assault; bail set at $1 mln.
Bill Cosby sues model Beverly Johnson, saying she defamed him by accusing him of drugging her.
Kanye West delivers an 18-minute speech as he picks up the prize for shoe of the year at the Footwear News Awards. Edward Baran reports. Continue reading
U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcome trick or treaters to the White House a day before Halloween.
Oprah Winfrey will buy a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers; company official calls the partnership an “incredible powerhouse.”
President Barack Obama pokes a little fun at rapper Kanye West for saying he plans to run for the White House and offers some tongue-in-cheek advice on how to achieve a successful political career.