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Sesame Workshop Promises Bias Training for Sesame Place Staff After Viral Video Incident

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind Sesame Street, has responded to a viral video that appears to depict an incident of racial bias that occurred at Sesame Place Philadelphia over the weekend. On Sunday morning, digital strategist Leslie Mac posted a video to Twitter from her daughter Paige’s 4th birthday celebration over the weekend. In the […]

Judge Reneged on Promise in Polanski Case, Prosecutor Says

A Los Angeles judge privately told lawyers he would renege on a promise and imprison Roman Polanski for sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl in 1977, a former prosecutor testified, setting the stage for the renowned director to flee the U.S. as a fugitive. A previously sealed transcript obtained by the Associated Press late Sunday of […]

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Announce Marriage

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are married. The Grammy-nominated singer and actress wed her fiance, Oscar-winner Ben Affleck, according to the singer’s newsletter, On the JLo. Lopez confirmed that the duo flew to Vegas on Saturday, where they “stood in line for a license with four other couples” who had also traveled to “the wedding […]

Bryan Cranston Hit by Line Drive During All-Star Celebrity Softball Game

Bryan Cranston was hoping to get a hit in the All-Star Celebrity Softball game at Dodger Stadium. Instead, the Breaking Bad actor got hit. Cranston was struck in the right shoulder by a line drive off the bat of Grammy Award winner Anthony Ramos as they took batting practice in side-by-side makeshift cages outside the […]

Craig Robinson Evacuated From North Carolina Comedy Club Where a Gunman Opened Fire

Comedian Craig Robinson says he’s safe after evacuating from a North Carolina comedy club Saturday after a suspect with a firearm entered the building. The Killing It and The Office star was scheduled to perform at the venue when a man entered the building around 9 p.m. and brandished a gun, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg […]

Knott’s Berry Farm Closes Early Due to “Unruly Behavior”

Knott’s Berry Farm theme park in Southern California shut down early on Saturday evening, with the company attributing the closure to “unruly behavior” and altercations between teenage guests. The park, located in Buena Park, California, a city in Orange County, was trending on social media Saturday amid reports of the closure. The official Twitter account […]

Bobby East, Former NASCAR Driver, Dies at 37

Bobby East, a three-time United States Auto Club (USAC) national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37. The Westminster Police Department issued a statement Saturday identifying Robert John East of San Dimas as the person stabbed in the chest at a 76 gas station […]

Ivana Trump, First Wife of Former President, Dies at 73

Ivana Trump, a skier-turned-businesswoman who formed half of a publicity power couple in the 1980s as the first wife of former President Donald Trump and mother of his oldest children, has died in New York City, her family announced Thursday. She was 73. The former president posted on his social media app that she died […]

Mexico Captures Drug Lord Rafael Caro Quintero, Portrayed on ‘Narcos: Mexico’

Infamous drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, who was behind the killing of a U.S. DEA agent in 1985, was captured Friday by Mexican forces nearly a decade after walking out of a Mexican prison and returning to drug trafficking, Mexico’s navy said. Caro Quintero was arrested after a search dog named “Max” found him hiding […]

Ricky Martin’s Lawyer Denies “Disgusting” Claim of Sexual or Romantic Relationship With Nephew

Ricky Martin is denying any sort of romantic relationship with his nephew after new developments have arisen in the domestic abuse dispute that led to a restraining order against him earlier this month in Puerto Rico. According to media reports, the accuser — who filed the order anonymously — was Martin’s 21-year-old nephew, who alleged he had dated the Puerto […]

The Many Lives and Dying Words of Aesop Aquarian

When Aesop Aquarian returned from acting class to discover an acquaintance dead of a gunshot wound in his spare room, he let it go. Perhaps it had been a game of Russian roulette, or a suicide. At least these were the theories offered to him by his new Venice Beach housemates, members of what the […]

‘Scrubs’ Co-EP Eric Weinberg Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault

Eric Weinberg, who has served as a co-executive producer on such series as Scrubs and Californication, was arrested Thursday on sexual assault charges, according to police. Weinberg was booked by the Los Angeles Police Department and held on $3.225 million bail stemming from multiple incidents of alleged sexual assault dating from 2012 to 2019, LAPD […]