November 12th, 2019

Entertainment News

Kris Kristofferson gives surprise performance at Fargo bar

By The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

FARGO, N.D. – Kris Kristofferson surprised customers when he performed with an acoustic guitar at a North Dakota bar after a band taped a request to the singer-songwriter’s tour bus. Kristofferson stopped at Dempsey’s Public House in downtown Fargo on Saturday night and asked to sing with the band 32 Below. KFGO-AM reports the band ... Read More »

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People magazine names John Legend as 2019 Sexiest Man Alive

By Jonathan Landrum Jr., The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

LOS ANGELES – R&B crooner John Legend has been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. The Grammy-winning singer known for his silky-smooth vocals was revealed as this year’s winner Tuesday night on NBC’s “The Voice.” He serves as a coach on the singing competition series with Gwen Stefani, Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton. ... Read More »

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New baby and new music: Ricky Martin hosts the Latin Grammys

By Sigal Ratner-Arias, The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

NEW YORK – Between a household with four children, the release of a new single and his debut as host of the Latin Grammys, Ricky Martin hasn’t gotten much sleep lately. But it’s all good. The Puerto Rican star is excited to perform his latest song “Cántalo” with Residente and Bad Bunny at Thursday’s awards ... Read More »

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Palin says she learned of divorce plans from attorney

By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

JUNEAU, Alaska – Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she learned her husband was seeking a divorce in an email from his attorney. The revelation came in an interview released Tuesday with James Dobson, founder of the Family Talk Christian ministry. He said the interview had been conducted previously. Palin says she received an email ... Read More »

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De Niro named Screen Actors Guild life achievement honoree

By The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

LOS ANGELES – Robert De Niro will receive the Screen Actors Guild’s life achievement award. The guild announced that De Niro will be the 56th recipient of its highest honour at its SAG Awards on Jan. 19, 2020. SAG cited De Niro’s extraordinary accomplishments in film and television, including two Academy Awards, a Presidential Medal ... Read More »

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‘We love you, Alex!’ Contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ moves Trebek

By The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek got choked up when he read the final response from a Brown University student who wanted to show support as he battles pancreatic cancer. The emotional moment came in Monday’s episode when Trebek read Dhruv Gaur’s final answer. Instead of writing a correct response, Gaur wrote “We love ... Read More »

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Cena related to character pursuing NFL dreams in new series

By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

LOS ANGELES – When John Cena was offered an audio series about a former college football star chasing an NFL dream, he felt a personal connection to it right away. “The project really resonated with me because I played college football and didn’t know what I was going to do after my career ended,” Cena ... Read More »

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Chicago rapper Lil Reese shot, in critical condition

By The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS, Ill. – Hospital officials say Chicago rapper Lil Reese is in critical condition after being shot at a suburban Chicago intersection. Advocate Christ Medical Center officials identified the wounded man as Tavares Taylor, who’s known as Lil Reese, and said he’s in critical condition. Country Club Hills police say officers who responded ... Read More »

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Pete Doherty fined in Paris over double set of arrests

By The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

PARIS – The Paris prosecutor’s office says British singer Pete Doherty has been handed a three-month suspended sentence and a fine of 10,000 euros ($11,000) after being arrested in Paris twice in one week. The prosecutor’s office said Tuesday that the 40-year old former Libertines and Babyshambles frontman was handed the sentence two days after ... Read More »

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Screening of Polanski movie to go ahead despite allegation

By The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

PARIS – The Paris screening of a new French-Italian film “An Officer and a Spy” is going ahead despite a new allegation that its director Roman Polanski raped a woman decades ago. Tuesday’s screening will be attended by the film’s crew. French media say several interviews with actors from the movie have been cancelled, however, ... Read More »

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Winfrey, Coates to speak at upcoming Toni Morrison tribute

By The Associated Press on November 12th, 2019

NEW YORK – Oprah Winfrey, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward will be among the speakers at a tribute to the late Toni Morrison. The Nobel laureate’s longtime publisher, Alfred A. Knopf, announced Tuesday that the event will take place November 21 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Manhattan. Other guests will include ... Read More »

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