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Joan Rivers' Daughter Hires Law Firm To Investigate Comedienne's Death

October 29th, 2014 9:43am EDT
Joan Rivers' Daughter Hires Law Firm To Investigate Comedienne's
Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa has hired a team of lawyers to look into the comedienne's death. Rivers, 81, died in September after suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a routine throat procedure at a medical clinic in New York City.

Oxygen was cut off to the star's brain during the procedure, a medical examiner determined. An autopsy proved inconclusive.

Melissa wants an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident in order to get a clearer picture of what happened. She intends to file a multimillion-dollar medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit against...

Happy Birthday!

October 29th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Gabrielle Union
Happy Birthday to:

Actress Gabrielle Union (1973)

SingerVeronica Ballestrini (1991)

Actress Janet Montgomery (1985)

Actor Johnny Lewis (1983; d. 2012)

Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard (1981)

Actor Ben Foster (1980)

Actor Brendan Fehr (1977)

Actor Jon Abrahams (1977)

Actress Milena Govich (1976)

Actress Tracee Ellis Ross (1972)

Actress Winona Ryder(1971)

Actress Joely Fisher (1967)

Actor Rufus Sewell (1967)

British model Yasmin Le Bon (1964)

American Idol judge Randy Jackson (1961)

Actress Finola Hughes (1960)

Actor Dan Castellaneta (1957)

Actress Kate Jackson (1948)

Actor Ric...

'Black Panther,' 'Captain Marvel' & Two-Part 'Avengers: Infinity War' Anchor Marvel's Movie Release Schedule Through 2019

October 29th, 2014 2:09am EDT
'Black Panther,' 'Captain Marvel' & Two-Part 'Avengers: Infinity
Marvel announced its upcoming feature film schedule for the next five years during a special event at Hollywood's El Capitan Theater on Tuesday.

The movie studio debuted the names and release dates for nine films, which puts 11 on the schedule if you count 2015's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (5/1) and "Ant-Man" (7/17).

"When we have information we want to reveal, we reveal it," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige told fans and members of the media on stage at the El Capitan Theatre. "Sometimes that's in a press release, sometimes that's in San Diego Comic-Con -- if everything comes together wel...

Judge Extends Amanda Bynes' Psychiatric Hold For An Additional 30 Days

October 28th, 2014 9:57pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Doctors at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, California say that troubled actress Amanda Bynes will remain in their care for at least another month.

The actress has been ruled unfit for release following a 5150 hold, which is a mandatory 72-hour detainment for psychiatric evaluation, and then a subsequent 5250 hold, which carries with it an additional involuntary two week treatment period. In both cases patients must meet the criteria that there is imminent danger to either themselves or others.

Bynes has been held since October 10 and is too ill to take care of herself, according to TMZ;...

Police Say They Can't Do Anything About Mama June's Child Molester Boyfriend

October 28th, 2014 7:59pm EDT
Mama June
Police in Dekalb County, Georgia, say they've received numerous complaints about "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June Shannon dating a reformed child molester, but there's nothing they can do about it.

The reality star was spotted with ex-boyfriend Mark McDaniel, who was released from prison earlier this year after spending a decade there for molesting an eight-year-old girl. The girl, who he forced to perform a sex act on him, turned out to be June's oldest daughter Anna "Chickadee" Cardwell (nee Shannon), now 20.

Mama June had dated McDaniel prior to his arrest, trial and convictio...

George R.R. Martin Releases New 'Ice And Fire' Book, But Not The One You Really Wanted

October 28th, 2014 7:41pm EDT
George R.R. Martin
George R.R. Martin's new book has finally arrived in bookstores.

Unfortunately it's not the one that fans of his "A Song of Ice and Fire" saga were hoping for.

Martin co-authored "The World of Ice and Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and The Game of Thrones" with Elio M. Garcia, Jr. and Linda Antonsson, who founded the fan site The 336 page book features not only an account of the past events leading up to his series, on which hit HBO show Game of Thrones is based, but it also features a wealth of lavish illustrations, family trees and maps.

The author gave a 90-minute ...

Taylor Kitsch Confirms He's In Second Season Of 'True Detective'

October 28th, 2014 7:31pm EDT
Taylor Kitsch Confirms He's In Second Season Of 'True Detective'
"Friday Night Lights" star Taylor Kitsch has confirmed that he'll be joining Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell for the second season of HBO's True Detective.

During an interview with, Kitch said he's itching to get started on the series and that he took the past year off to keep his schedule free because he really wanted the part.

"I can't f---ing wait to hit camera," he said. "So I'm excited. I loved that first season of it so much. It's just unlike anything I've seen in, you know, I don't know when.

"And it was so grounded. It could really happen. This is very similar, and I lo...

Neil Patrick Harris To Host NBC Variety Show Based On Britain's 'Saturday Night Takeaway'

October 28th, 2014 7:06pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris To Host NBC Variety Show Based On Britain's
Neil Patrick Harris is set to host a new variety show on NBC.

The How I Met Your Mother star will host a new U.S. version of the long-running British variety show "Saturday Night Takeaway," according to

A title for the show has yet to be determined, but it has been confirmed that it won't carry the name of the original and will, most likely, not air on Saturday evenings.

The actor is very excited to be on board with the U.S. adaptation, saying, "As I watched the show, I couldn't stop smiling. Now that I've seen many seasons, my face hurts. It's a game changer.

"Nothing like...

Kylie Jenner 'Bored' By Attention Over Her Exaggerated Lips

October 28th, 2014 5:24pm EDT
Kylie Jenner 'Bored' By Attention Over Her Exaggerated Lips
Kylie Jenner is apparently "bored" that the media and fans are pointing out how plump her lips look. The "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star recently posted some images on her Shots account in which her lips look decidely large, and of course people think they're fake.

In one image, Jenner is pictured with her hair covering her face wearing bright red lipstick on her mouth. Many have speculated that her enlarged lips are the result of injections. But perhaps it's just cleverly applied make-up?

Jenner has responded to the gossip on Twitter, writing: "how long are we gonna talk about thi...

Taylor Swift Named New York City's Global Welcome Ambassador

October 28th, 2014 11:26am EDT
Taylor Swift Global Welcome Ambassador
Taylor Swift is teaming up with NYC & Company to promote the Big Apple. The singer was named a Global Welcome Ambassador and will play a major role in the "Welcome To New York" tourism campaign, which is named after one of the songs from her new album, "1989."

Fred Dixon, president and CEO of NYC & Company, explained, “New York City is a truly welcoming city, and 'Welcome To New York' perfectly exemplifies the unrivaled hospitality, energy and excitement that can be felt throughout all five boroughs.

"We are pleased to work with Taylor Swift to welcome visitors from around the world, as s...