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Pro-Gun Activists Are Mad At Tim McGraw

April 18th, 2015 4:06pm EDT
Tim McGraw Refuses To Drop Out Of Sandy Hook Benefit
Country star Tim McGraw is defending his decision to perform at a summer benefit for those affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Connecticut.

Pro-gun activists have criticized the country singer for his involvement in the gig and have already convinced Billy Currington to drop out of the Hartford, Conn., show as a support act. Activists want McGraw to reconsider performing for the Sandy Hook Promise organisation.

He explained, "I support gun ownership and I also believe that with gun ownership comes the responsibility of education and safety, most certainly when...
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'Furious 7' Brings In The Dough

April 18th, 2015 1:56pm EDT
Furious 7
It took "Furious 7" just 17 days to make more than $1 billion at the global box office.

It breaks the record of "The Avengers," "Avatar" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," which each took 19 days to reach the milestone, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

"Furious 7" stars the late Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Jason Statham and Ludacris.

The entire "Fast & Furious" series has generated more than $3 billion worldwide.

Duncan Clark, president, international distribution, explained: “What started as a small ...
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Actor Opens Up About Rehab Stint

April 18th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf has opened up about his recent stint in rehab, comparing the experience to method acting. The actor talked about it while at the Tribeca Film Festival screening of "Love True," which he produced.

He told the New York Post, “I just got out of rehab nine months ago, and in rehab they make you do this kind of operatic therapy and you sit with this small group, three or four people, and you work through your s–t and somebody will play your father and somebody will play your mother . . .

"For me, it was like method acting. You rarely get that on a film set because film sets get so...
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RIP: Bahamian Singer Johnny Kemp

April 18th, 2015 10:09am EDT
Johnny Kemp
Bahamanian singer Johnny Kemp, known for his hit song "Just Got Paid," has died at age 55. His body was found floating off a beach in Montego Bay, Jamaica, according to police. It's unclear how he died, reports the AP.

Kemp arrived in Jamaica on a cruise ship where he had been scheduled to perform as part of the "Tom Joyner Morning Show."

A rep for cruise organizer Reach Media told The Root today that Kemp didn't die onboard: "We have received confirmation that Johnny Kemp has passed away. We do not have any other details. We can confirm he was not on the ship for the Tom Joyner Foundatio...
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Sofia Vergara Responds To Claims She Wants To Destroy Her Embryos

April 18th, 2015 8:55am EDT
Sofia Vergara
Sofia Vergara has responded to allegations that she wants to destroy the frozen embryous she created with ex-fiance Nick Loeb. The pair split last May, and the actress is currently engaged to Joe Manganiello.

The "Modern Family" star's attorney Fred Silberberg told People in a statement: "The claims made against Sofia Vergara by Nick Loeb are uncredible and hold no merit. Vergara has never wanted to destroy her embryos."

Vergara, 42, and Loeb, 39, signed a contract in 2013 after the embryos were created. It states that "no unilateral action can be taken with regard to the embryos unless b...
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Singer Reveals New Look Following Split From One Direction

April 18th, 2015 8:37am EDT
Zayn Malik
On Friday night, singer Zayn Malik showed off his newly shaved head in his first public appearance since quitting One Direction.

Malik, 22, is known for his shaggy, long hair but looked quite different with his buzz cut and a nose stud at the Annual Asian Awards in London.

The pop star attended the event with his mother Trisha. He didn't speak with reporters; however, he signed autographs for fans outside the Grosvenor House Hotel.

According to the Daily Star, Malik won the Asian of the Year Award for his outstanding contribution to music. It's the first individual award the singer ha...
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The 'Batman v Superman' Trailer Is Here!

April 18th, 2015 8:03am EDT
Warner Bros. Releases Official 'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justi
It's been a huge week for movie trailers. Just after "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was released on Thursday during day one of the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, Calif., a leaked version of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" made its way around the internet.

Warner Bros. originally wanted to drop the trailer on Monday but decided to unleash the official version after one featuring Portuguese subtitles went viral. The film studio posted the clip on YouTube with the description: "That's how it starts. The fever, the rage…"

The trailer alludes that Superman's presence on Earth is contr...
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Happy Birthday!

April 18th, 2015 7:00am EDT
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Happy Birthday to:

British model/actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (1987)

SingerCarly Rose Sonenclar (1999)

The Wanted star Nathan Sykes (1993)

Actress Alia Shawkat (1989)

Actress America Ferrera (1984)

Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian (1979)

Actor Adam Sinclair (1977)

Actress Melissa Joan Hart (1976)

Director Eli Roth (1972)

Actor David Tennant (1971)

ActressTamara Braun (1971)

Canadian Actor David Hewlett (1968)

Actress Maria Bello (1967)

Talk show host Conan O'Brien (1963)

Actor Eric McCormack (1963)

Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham (1962)

Actress Jane Leeves (1961),

Actor ...
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Check Out 'The Gambler,' Now On Digital HD - On DVD, Blu-ray & More April 28

April 18th, 2015 6:03am EDT
The Gambler
In "The Gambler," Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral.

Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank (John Goodman), a loan shark with a paternal interest in Bennett's future.

As his relationship with a student...
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Charli XCX Sizzles In The May Issue Of Maxim (See Pics!)

April 17th, 2015 9:06pm EDT
Charli XCX Maxim
Charli XCX has landed the cover of the May issue of Maxim magazine, appearing to defy gravity in an upside-down shot. "Turn It Up," the caption reads.

British pop singer stars in a sexy black-and-white shoot for the publication, showing off her sexy legs and plenty of cleavage.

During her interview, which took place in Oslo, Norway, and with plenty of ale (she's "a British drinker" according to Maxim), Charli talks about her sense of style, saying, "I'd rather look fabulous, like I'm having a great time."

"There's nothing that says 'boss' more than a belly chain and snakeskin trousers," ...
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