Review: After Many Delays Chris Brown's 'X' Is Stronger Than Expected

September 18th, 2014 3:30pm EDT
Chris Brown - X
What’s a deadly disease that damages a musician’s career? The correct answer is the delayed album. Sure, controversy does the same (Chris Brown might know something about that), but the delayed album can be truly devastating. Brown’s sixth studio album X has been delayed several times. That said, even at its most imperfect, X is better than previous LP Fortune. Not only was Fortune filled with curse words, it also incited curse words…

"X" opens the effort mysteriously, gradually evolving into electro-R&B. It sports repetition and gimmickry commonplace to contemporary R&B and pop. Eve...
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Joan Rivers Leaves $150 Million Fortune To Her Daughter & Dogs

September 18th, 2014 2:52pm EDT
Joan Rivers
It's becoming increasingly more common for people to leave portions of their fortune to their beloved pets. Joan Rivers is one of those people.

The comedienne died earlier this month after suffering a cardiac arrest during a routine throat procedure in New York City. After a star-studded funeral on Sept. 7, details about her final wishes are now being made public.

According to the New York Daily News, the bulk of Rivers' estate, worth approximately $150 million, is going to her daughter Melissa and grandson Cooper. But Rivers also made special arrangements and instructions regarding her f...
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Director Confirms No 'Magic Mike' Sequel For Matthew McConaughey

September 18th, 2014 2:05pm EDT
Director Confirms No 'Magic Mike' Sequel For Matthew McConaughey
According to Director Gregory Jacobs, Matthew McConaughey will not be bringing his shirtless self back to the set of the new "Magic Mike" sequel, "Magic Mike XXL."

That readers, is a darn shame!

Jacobs confirmed to IndieWire that the second Magic Mike movie will have returning actors Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Alex Pettyfer and Matt Bomer reprising their roles.

Since McConaughey won an Oscar for "Dallas Buyers Club," word was that he would not return to film a sequel to the wildly popular "Magic Mike." McConaughey, who was the type of actor who defied convention for many years, rep...
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Life Lessons From 'Impractical Jokers'

September 18th, 2014 2:02pm EDT
Life Lessons From 'Impractical Jokers'
We're one week away from all-new episodes of Impractical Jokers - and also from the premiere of the Jokers' new spin-off series, Jokers Wild, which showcases the gang's sketch comedy roots. While we're waiting for the new laughs, we thought it'd be a good idea to once again take a look back at everything we've enjoyed so far.

Having already discussed the Things Impractical Jokers Has Ruined For Us, here's our list of what we've taken away from Sal, Joe, Murr and Q - we call it Life Lessons From Impractical Jokers. Add your own to the list in the comments, and then be sure to tune in when J...
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Jimmy Fallon Nails 1944 Spike Jones Hit To Beat Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton In Latest 'Tonight Show' Lip Sync Battle

September 18th, 2014 1:05pm EDT
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani On The Tonight Show
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani joined "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon for the the comedian's latest epic Lip Sync Battle on Wednesday night.

The two stars, who are team mentors on NBC's hit singing series "The Voice," were both the house to promote the upcoming seventh season of the show, which premieres on Sept. 22.

Shelton starts things off with his version of Taco's "Puttin' on the Ritz," complete with a champagne glass and a tap dance solo, and after Fallon's turn singing Ellie Goulding's "Burn," Stefani stepped up to the mic for Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe."

With no clear sta...
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Nick Cannon Wears $2 Million Diamond Shoes To 'America's Got Talent' Finale

September 18th, 2014 12:36pm EDT
Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon wore loafers encrusted with $2 million in diamonds to the finale of "America's Got Talent" on Wednesday night.

Prior to the live event, Women's Wear Daily posted a video on Instagram of Cannon revealing his outfit for the night. "$2 million shoes. A million each foot... Pow!" the tuxedo-clad star explained.

Designer Jason Arashenen created the pricey shoes, which include 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in gold with a weight of 340 carats.

Arashenen commented: "Not very often do I get a request for the most expensive shoes in the world. When Nick approached me last year, he sai...
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Josef Newgarden: Meet The Driver Who Will Shake Up IndyCar In 2015

September 18th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
Josef Newgarden: Meet The Driver Who Will Shake Up IndyCar In 20
2014 was a fantastic year for the Verizon IndyCar Series, with Will Power finally winning his first series championship and competition being at its highest level yet. It was also a strong year for Josef Newgarden, the Tennessee-born driver who's calmly been chewing up the track and climbing up into the public eye since his 2012 debut.

As he capped 2014 with a top ten finish at Fontana, his team, Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, also announced a merger with Ed Carpenter Racing that has the potential to change the IndyCar landscape. With two quality race teams becoming one stronger team behind ...
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'Extant' Season 1 Finale Recap: The Life Savior of Humanity

September 18th, 2014 11:51am EDT
Extant
“Extant’s” final ep of the season ended on bittersweet note; Ethan finally discovered his purpose, which has ramifications for everyone, and Molly unknowingly got the miracle child she always wanted.

Let’s begin the “Ascension” recap in 3, 2, 1…ready for lift off? Well, I’m starting even if you’re not. “Extant’s” 13th and final episode of the season (fingers crossed for another season, no renewal date has been announced) kicks off with a somber Ethan playing with a space shuttle toy in his room, signaling Molly’s return to the Seraphim.

She comes in to apologize about freaking out on him ...
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Interview: Saluting The Work Of 'Fort Bliss' Star Michelle Monaghan

September 18th, 2014 11:40am EDT
Interview: Saluting The Work Of 'Fort Bliss' Star Michelle Monag
To say we’re fans of talented actress Michelle Monaghan is a bit of an understatement – we frankly adore her. From her memorable free spirited role opposite Robert Downey Jr. in Shane Black’s "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" to playing private detective with a conscience in "Gone Baby Gone" (not to mention her recently captivating work alongside Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey in "True Detective!"), Monaghan has always had a unique skill and spirit that makes her standout in every role she takes on. Her latest film "Fort Bliss" (out Sept. 19 from Phase 4 Films) is no different and features M...
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15 Famous Scottish Actors

September 18th, 2014 10:58am EDT
15 Famous Scottish Actors
As the citizens of Scotland decide whether or not to declare independence from the United Kingdom, we're saluting some of the best actors from the country known for wonderful things such as kilts, scotch, bagpipes and Loch Ness monster.

Gerard Butler was born in Glasgow and was raised in the town of Paisley. One of his first roles was for the Scottish Youth Theater in a production of "Oliver!" He later put his acting ambition aside and enrolled in a law program at Glasgow University. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles, Calif., and kicked off his showbiz career as an extra in "The B...
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