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Are You Ready For Season 2 Of 'Empire'? Here Are Some Spoilers

9/21/2015 7:00pm EDT
It has been a long and joyless summer without the shady shenanigans from force-of-nature, Lucious and Cookie Lyon (Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson respectively) and Co. from Fox’s juggernaut mid-season hit, “Empire.” Thankfully, I can already smell the cookies baking as the musical drama is slated to return for a second season in just a matter of hours. If you need to satiate your craving now, don’t worry, I come with spoilers! Here are five spoilers you need to know for “Empire.”

Ups/Downs. The first season of “Empire” positioned middle son Jamal (Jussie Smollett) as the big-...

Surprise! Terrence Howard Secretly Divorced His Wife Last Month

8/18/2015 1:10am EDT
Terrence Howard, Mira Pak Divorce: 'Empire' Star And Wife Divorc
Terrence Howard and Mira Pak are already divorced… without anyone realizing it! According to the New York Daily News, Howard and Pak ended their marriage a few weeks ago, on July 27. Seems like they did a pretty solid job of keeping it a secret.

New York Daily News nabbed some of the paperwork from the Empire star’s divorce, and according to the files, Pak first filed for their divorce (still very secret at the time) in March. At that point, Pak was still pregnant with the couple’s first son Quirin, who was born in May. The reason for the couple’s split? “Irreconcilable differences.” Sadly...

Terrence Howard Named His Son After A Mythical Chinese Giraffe Monster?

6/15/2015 8:05pm EDT
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Terrence Howard has a new son! According to Access Hollywood, the "Empire" star and his wife Mira have just welcomed a new baby into their family. Their son, Qirin Love Howard, was born four weeks ago, the actor revealed while talking up "Empire" at Monaco's Monte Carlo TV Festival.

And if you're wondering where the name Qirin comes from, here's what Howard had to say: the couple named their son after the Qilin, a mythical Chinese creature often associated with the giraffe or tiger. The Qilin is thought to be a sign of good luck, associated with peace and prosperity.

"He's beautiful and s...

Terrence Howard & Ex-Wife Square Off Over Money

3/31/2015 11:21am EDT
Terrence & Michelle Howard
The success of the FOX show "Empire" could cost Terrence Howard some money. The actor's ex-wife, Michelle Howard, is seeking a cut of his paycheck from the hit series.

The couple divorced in May 2013, and Michelle reportedly receives $5,800 per month from her ex. However, new documents obtained by reveal she is entitled to 21 percent of anything the actor made over $62,500 in the first three months of 2015.

Terrence filmed three episodes of "Empire" this year, for which he earned $125,000 each. For Michelle, that equals a $65,000 pay out.

Terrence plays the king of hip-hop, Lucio...

What Actor Is Getting Death Threats From His Ex?

2/19/2015 11:16am EST
'Empire's' Terrence Howard Claims Ex-Wife Is Sending Death Threa
"Empire" star Terrence Howard claims his ex-wife, Michelle Ghent, has been sending him death threats.

According to recently filed court documents, the actor accused his ex-wife of sending him death threats via Instagram last year using a false account. The pair divorced in May 2013.

Howard alleged in a criminal complaint filed in a May 2014 that in April of 2014, both he and his current wife Miranda Howard recieved terrifying messages on the social media network.

According to the report, the messages stated, "Your b**ch is done," "I'm watching you!" and "You two won't live to see you're ...

4 Reasons To Watch Fox's Musical Drama 'Empire'

1/14/2015 11:20am EST
Fox kicked 2015 off not a bang, but with a slammin' beat thanks their new hip hopera, “Empire” starring Oscar nominees Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard. The series focuses on a fractured family, namely the secretly ill patriarch, Lucious, who needs one of his vastly different sons to run the titular record label. Cookie, Lucious’s drug-dealing ex-wife, is released from prison just in time to vie for power within the company herself. It’s "Dynasty" with gasp-worthy dialogue, modern swagger and thankfully no shoulder pads.

Here are 4 reasons to make “Empire” the headliner for Wednesd...

A Baby Is On The Way For Terrence Howard

1/3/2015 2:18pm EST
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Terrence Howard is about to become a father for the fourth time, and a restaurant boss is responsible for spilling the news.

The actor and his girlfriend Miranda secretly wed in 2013, and rumors started circulating in November that she was expecting a baby.

On New Year's Eve, Howard performed a rap a the AnQi restaurant in Orange County, Calif., and when he finished his performance, the owner of the hotspot, Elizabeth An, congratulated Howard on his baby news in front of the crowd.

A source told that Miranda "glowed with joy" as the crowd cheered and Howard rubbed her belly.


Terrence Howard Marries Girlfriend Of One Month?

12/5/2013 1:03pm EST
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Terrence Howard has reportedly gotten married for a fourth time - to a woman he just started dating a month ago.

RadarOnline claims the Butler star tied the knot with a Canadian woman named Miranda, whom he had just started going out with. She was spotted at his side at the red carpet event for The Best Man Holiday, and as RadarOnline points out, you can spot a wedding band on his left finger in the photo above.

Radar quotes a source, "It's another one of his outlandish moves … he only knew and/or dated her for about a month!"

Sources also tell the site Howard taunted his ex-wide Michell...

Terrence Howard Blames Robert Downey, Jr. For Being Dropped From 'Iron Man'

11/16/2013 8:00pm EST
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Terrence Howard has suggested that his "Iron Man" co-star Robert Downey, Jr. failed to stand up for him when movie execs were pushing him out of the film franchise.
Howard played Iron Man/Tony Stark's best friend Jim Rhodes in the 2008 original film. Movie executives allegedly failed to honor Howard's salary for the sequel, so he wasn't asked back for the 2010 sequel. Don Cheadle replaced him.
Without naming names, Howard talked about the fall-out on "Watch What Happens Live" on Thursday night, explaining: "This is gonna get me in trouble, but who gives a f--k. It turns out that the per...

Terrence Howard's Ex-Wife Granted Temporary Restraining Order

8/6/2013 8:39pm EDT
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Terrence Howard's ex-wife has been granted a restraining order against the star after alleging that the actor attacked her during an argument in Costa Rica.

Michelle Ghent, who divorced Howard in May, reunited with the star for a family vacation last week in the Latin American nation, where she claims the actor physically assaulted her.

Howard said Ghent pepper sprayed him, his daughter and his son-in-law, and he also claims that she threatened to kill him and his family, and he's got the text messages to prove it. He also said his ex-wife tried to kill herself in June and was diagnosed w...

After Two-Year Battle, Terrence Howard Settles Divorce

5/10/2013 10:21pm EDT
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Red Tails star Terrence Howard has finally put his bitter divorce behind him - the marriage has been deemed officially over by a judge.

In February, 2011, Michelle Ghent submitted legal papers to end the union days after the couple celebrated its first wedding anniversary.

They have been embroiled in a nasty court battle ever since, but they are now single again after a judge finalized divorce proceedings earlier this week.

According to, Howard has been ordered to pay $5,800 a month in spousal support for the next three years. Ghent was allowed to keep a BMW gifted to her. Whi...

The Most Influential Celebrity In America, Oprah, Talks About Terrence Howard Touching Her 'Breastses'

3/15/2013 6:00pm EDT
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Forbes magazine just named Oprah Winfrey the the "Most Influential Celebrity in America" for the second year in a row. Editors said Oprah's headline-grabbing interview with Lance Armstrong helped her land the number-one spot on the list. The cyclist confessed to years of illegal doping during the candid chat.

Meanwhile, the media mogul opened up to talk show host Steve Harvey about her sex scene with Terrence Howard in the upcoming film "The Butler."

"It was supposed to be like a little scene, and because Terrence Howard misbehaved it turned into a bigger scene, and then a bigger scene," ...

Terrence Howard: 'I Don't Think I'm Going To Date Ever Again'

2/22/2013 3:57pm EST
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Terrence Howard split from his second wife Michelle Ghent in February 2011, just days after their first wedding anniversary and two months after she got a restraining order against him amid claims he had hurt her.

The actor is now speaking about the incident, saying he felt "betrayed" after she accused him of violence during their short marriage because she was the one person he trusted most.

The divorce was settled last year, and Howard was bothered by being portrayed as the bad guy in the media. It also affected his film career.

He told GQ magazine, "Well, look at all the crap that's g...

Garrett Hedlund Jammed With Terrence Howard During 'On The Road'

12/24/2012 10:34am EST
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Actor Garrett Hedlund spent much of his downtime on the set of new movie On the Road jamming with his co-star Terrence Howard.

The Tron Legacy star worked with avid musician Howard in 2005's Four Brothers and they both appear in the upcoming adventure drama with Kristen Stewart - and Hedlund reveals whenever they had a free moment, they got together to play guitar.

He tells Interview magazine, "When Terrence and I worked together more than seven years ago, he showed me what was basically the first thing I ever learned on a guitar. It was a little Spanish number.

"But by the time we start...

12 Abusive Celebrity Relationships

8/20/2012 4:00pm EDT
Chris Brown & Rihanna
Even though her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown beat her up after the 2009 Grammy Awards, Rihanna has confessed she still cares for the hip hop star and that he's the love of her life.

Despite being famous, several celebrities have found themselves mixed up in abusive relationships. Check out our list of some of the worst...

Halle Berry has said an ex-boyfriend once hit her so hard she is still largely deaf in her left ear.

In 1998, Pamela Anderson's husband, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, was arrested for spousal abuse, child abuse, and unlawful possession of a firearm. Anderson filed fo...

Jeremy Renner In 'Bourne Legacy' And 10 Other Franchise Recasts

8/9/2012 12:07pm EDT
The Bourne Legacy
Jeremy Renner isn't playing Jason Bourne, but he's taking over the Bourne franchise for Matt Damon in The Bourne Legacy. Renner's also not the first actor or actress to become the new face of a franchise. Here are 10 other franchise recasts:

Bruce Banner - Eric Bana/Edward Norton/Mark Ruffalo: Bana signed for three Hulk films, but was replaced by super fan Norton when Marvel re-acquired the rights. Norton re-wrote The Incredible Hulk and starred in a hit, but was unable to come to a deal when a role in The Avengers was available. Ruffalo filled in, and was given positive reviews.


Terrence Howard Allegedly Attacked By Ex-Girlfriend

5/24/2012 8:05am EDT
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Terrence Howard's ex-girlfriend has been arrested after allegedly assaulting the actor, according to a report.

The Iron Man actor claims May Seng Yang, 39, punched him in the face outside his Pennsylvania home on May 6th, and was subsequently arrested and charged with assault, trespassing, harassment and disorderly conduct, according to CBS Philly.

Howard told police that when his former partner arrived at his house, his new girlfriend opened the door and he claims that when he went outside to see what was going on, Yang hit him in the face.

Yang denies the allegations and is due in c...

Check Out George Lucas' 'Red Tails' On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Download May 22

5/20/2012 7:00am EDT
Red Tails
The thrilling true story of the Tuskegee Airmen buzzes to the big screen in "Red Tails," an epic war adventure from executive producer George Lucas and first-time feature director Anthony Hemingway on May 22.

In the fire and chaos of World War II, the U.S. military recruits a fearless group of African-American fighter pilots to help reclaim the skies over Europe.

Discriminated against both as citizens and as soldiers, the Tuskegee Airmen take flight in planes distinguished by distinctive red tails, and fight to defeat the tyranny of the Axis powers.

As a result of their bravery, th...

Snoop Dogg And Lucasfilm Host Private Screening Of 'Red Tails'

1/23/2012 1:38pm EST
Snoop Dogg and Lucasfilm Host Private Screening of Red Tails
Last week, Snoop Dogg, along with Lucasfilm, hosted a private screening of Red Tails at the Arclight Cinema in Hollywood for about 200 of his friends and family. Many special guests came out to support Snoop and Red Tails, including the film's cast members Terrence Howard and Tristan Wilds, Aaron McGruder (screenplay), Warren G., Shanola Hampton (Shameless), Omar Gooding and Jill Marie Jones.

Check out the video below.

Red Tails is in theaters now.

'Red Tails' Co-Stars Made Fun Of Ne-Yo's Receding Hairline

1/14/2012 6:00pm EST
Ne-Yo was teased about his receding hairline on the set of new war movie "Red Tails" as he and his castmates passed the time at a pre-shoot bootcamp making fun of each other.

The singer plays a member of the famous Tuskegee airmen in the film and joined his co-stars for a bonding exercise at a military facility. He admits they took it in turns to become the butt of jokes.

He tells WENN, "We would just crack on each other. During the bootcamp there was no TV or cellphone, no iPod, so at night all we had was us in this itty-bitty room and we'd just sit up and talk about each other.

"We wou...

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2012

1/13/2012 10:00am EST
Most Anticipated Movies of 2012
If you’re family is like mine, you probably got one for Christmas. I have an aunt who has given on to me every year since I was seven. Each time I open the wrapping paper and feign surprise, as if my present could have been anything else. The first few times she gave me this turd of a gift, I hung it dutifully on my wall for the entire year. Each time I looked at it, I would wonder how Chocolate Labradors or Monster Trucks define me as a person (News Flash: They don’t). Now, as soon as she leaves the room, I throw my gift right in the trash without even a modicum of guilt. Still don’t know ...

Terrence Howard Requests Restraining Order Against Estranged Wife

12/20/2011 8:32am EST
Terrence Howard
Actor Terrence Howard has stepped up his ugly divorce battle by asking a court to grant a restraining order against his estranged wife.

The Iron Man star's partner Michelle Ghent filed divorce papers in February just weeks after they celebrated their first wedding anniversary, and earlier this month, a Los Angeles judge granted her a protective order after she claimed her husband hurt her during their short marriage.

Howard has now filed his own legal papers at L.A. County Superior Court, asking for a restraining order against Ghent.

In the documents, he accuses her of transforming fr...

Estranged Wife Accuses Terrence Howard Of Beating Her

12/7/2011 8:32am EST
Terrence Howard
Terrence Howard is fighting allegations of domestic violence after his estranged wife was granted a restraining order against the star.

Michelle Ghent filed divorce papers in February, just weeks after the couple celebrated its first wedding anniversary.

On Tuesday morning, Ghent was granted a restraining order against the star by a Los Angeles judge after she claimed that he beat her throughout their short-lived marriage.

In papers obtained by, she accuses Howard of hitting her in the face and chipping her tooth with his wedding ring.

Howard also filed legal papers, denying he ...

Revamped 'Law & Order: Los Angeles' Still Underwhelms

4/12/2011 2:00pm EDT
NBC brought back Law & Order: Los Angeles last night with two all-new episodes. While the series definitely improved, it's a shame that only brought it from unwatchable to passable.

The show decided to bring back some of the hallmarks of the franchise, including an opening narration and title sequence, but they're not great. The theme was so quiet that I had to listen closely to even follow it, not like the distinctive themes from the previous editions, and the title sequence was a slow-motion affair that felt overdone. Both failed to evoke the fondness of their predecessors. And ...

Terrence Howard's Home Was A Hideout For Slaves

4/9/2011 11:00am EDT
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Terrence Howard's 260-year-old Pennsylvania home was a former hide-out for runaway African-American slaves.

His Philadelphia carriage house was one of the many stop-off retreats for black families who were running away from their masters in the southern states.

The star says, "It was like the final place for them to escape the bounty hunters... There's a 300-foot tunnel that leads from right underneath my floor all the way into the woods.

"I made the mistake of having a drink one night and then I'm like, 'I wanna go through the tunnel...' You're crawling (through) and halfway through it'...

John Stamos To Guest Star On 'SVU,' Not 'Two And A Half Men'

3/4/2011 10:33am EST
John Stamos
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" will feature three star-studded episodes this spring with actor, producer and musician John Stamos, "Law & Order: Los Angeles" star Terrence Howard and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Lori Singer as guest stars.

Since production on "Two and a Half Men" shut down, rumors swirled that Stamos would replace Charlie Sheen on the hit CBS series.

Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Jeremy Irons and series alum Diane Neal will also return to make a guest appearance in the upcoming "SVU" episodes.

Stamos will appear in the episode titled, "Bang," as an...

Terrence Howard's Wife Files For Divorce

2/2/2011 10:58pm EST
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Iron Man star Terrence Howard is heading for another divorce - his wife has filed papers to end their marriage, just days after the couple celebrated its first anniversary.

The actor wed Michelle Ghent in January, 2010, and they spent their one-year wedding anniversary at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, where Howard was promoting his new film The Ledge.

The star took time out of his busy schedule to treat Ghent to a romantic home-cooked meal, prompting his partner to gush to the New York Post, "He made me dinner... I got to our condo and he had made a nice dinner (and bought) flowers....

Biggest Oscar Surprises Of The Last 10 Years... What's Next?

1/19/2011 12:34pm EST
Every year, the Oscar nominations seem all sewn up. There are so many predictors – winners of critics’ awards, Golden Globe nominees and winners, BAFTA nominees and the SAG nominees. Yet somehow, almost every year, a nominee slips in out of nowhere, and pundits shake their heads asking, “Where did that come from?”

This year’s Oscar nominees will be announced next week, Jan. 25. We won’t speculate yet, but there are bound to be some surprise nominees, even to the pundits.

Let’s take a look back at the last 10 years and look at what was particularly surprising among the major Oscar nomin...

Alicia Keys & Usher Lead Soul Train Nominations

10/18/2010 10:25pm EDT
Alicia Keys
New mom Alicia Keys has something else to celebrate after learning she has been nominated for four Soul Train Awards.

The "No One" singer gave birth to her first child, Egypt, on Friday, and now she's leading the way at the soul and R&B prizegiving, which is due to take place in Atlanta, Georgia on November 10.

Usher also landed four nominations, while Drake scored three. Monica, Nicki Minaj and Sade were among the double nominees.

Ronald Isley and Anita Baker will be the recipients of special career achievement awards at the event, which will be hosted by "Hustle & Flow" co-stars Terren...

'Law & Order: LA' Will Save Terrence Howard From Bad Movies

10/6/2010 11:15am EDT
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Law & Order: Los Angeles lined up an impressive cast even by the franchise standards. Terrence Howard and Alfred Molina join the newest edition as alternating D.A.s in the standard half cop/half law drama. Howard believes his return to TV will improve his movie career, he told media in a conference call on Tuesday.

“What’s interesting is a couple years ago I was in Toronto and bumped into Reese Witherspoon,” Howard recalled. “She said, ‘You’re doing too many movies.’ So I had to think about what she said and it was true. I was just jumping on whatever I could jump on because I just wanted ...