Oscars 2019: Who will win and who should in a wide-open race

An unprecedented lack of consensus among the guilds representing actors, directors, writers and producers has flummoxed Oscar prognosticators, with more genuine uncertainty surrounding the best picture race than is usually the case this close to Sunday’s ceremony. The changing face of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which presents the awards, has further…MORE

Dolly Parton says her husband is not a big fan of her music

Dolly Parton says her husband is proud of her, but he’s not the biggest fan of her music. Appearing Monday on the UK’s “Good Morning Britain” to promote the West End premiere of “9 to 5: The Musical,” Parton revealed that her husband of more than 50 years, Carl Thomas Dean, has only seen her…MORE

Your complete viewing guide to this year’s Oscars

The 91st Academy Awards are just days away. Haven’t had time to prep for your Oscars viewing party? You can print a ballot for your Oscar picks here, and we’ll get you up to speed for those cocktail conversations. The host-less show must go on The discussion of who would or wouldn’t host the Oscars…MORE

Mandy Moore says she was ‘drowning’ in her marriage to Ryan Adams

Mandy Moore is speaking out about her former marriage to singer Ryan Adams. The “This Is Us” star was married to Adams from 2009 to 2016 and addressed their relationship in an episode of the “WTF with Marc Maron” podcast on Monday. “I felt like I was drowning,” Moore said. “It was so untenable and…MORE

Jussie Smollett’s siblings blame media

As questions mount over Jussie Smollett’s report to police last month that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack, two of the actor’s siblings have taken aim at the media. Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Jocqui Smollett posted a quote attributed to Malcolm X on Instagram. “This is the media, the irresponsible media,” the…MORE

President and CEO of Time’s Up, Lisa Borders, resigns

Less than two months into the job, Lisa Borders has resigned as the president and CEO of Time’s Up. The announcement came late Monday, first in a tweet by Borders. “As Time’s Up continues to grow, I am proud of the work I have done to shepherd its continued development. Unfortunately, it is with deep…MORE

Queen to perform at the Oscars

Less than one week until the Oscars, The Academy is still beefing up its list of performers, and its latest addition, they hope, will rock you. The Academy said on Monday that Queen, the band at the center of best picture nominee “Bohemian Rhapsody,” is set to perform on the host-less telecast. Adam Lambert, who…MORE

Brothers questioned in Jussie Smollett attack no longer suspects, police say

The brothers arrested and released in connection with the attack on actor Jussie Smollett are no longer suspects at this time, Chicago police said Monday. The men — who attorney Gloria Schmidt identified as Olabinjo Osundairo and Abimbola Osundairo — were arrested Wednesday but released without charges Friday after Chicago police cited the discovery of…MORE

Grand jury seated in wake of new R. Kelly allegations, sources say

A grand jury has been convened in Cook County, Illinois, in connection with new allegations against singer R. Kelly, according to two sources close to the case. This comes on the heels of attorney Michael Avenatti announcing last week that he had handed over to the State’s Attorney’s office a videotape that he says shows…MORE

Jussie Smollett’s career awaits outcome of his case

When Jussie Smollett released his debut album “Sum of My Music” last year, he was riding high. The actor and musician had also just finished directing an episode of his hit series “Empire” and appeared in the EPIX docu-series, “America Divided.” “I’m not gonna lie and pretend otherwise, I want this s**t to do well,”…MORE

As Jussie Smollett story takes a turn, reaction shifts to wait and see

After Jussie Smollett reported being attacked in Chicago, his colleagues, politicians and many observers on social media were quick to condemn the incident and express support for Smollett. Now as new details emerge, conversation around the case is more hesitant. Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation have told CNN that Chicago Police…MORE