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Shepard arrived in New York in 1963 with no connections, little money and vague aspirations to act, write or make music. “I just dropped in out of nowhere,” he told the New Yorker in 2010. But Shepard quickly became part of the off-off-Broadway movement at downtown hangouts like Caffe Cino and La MaMa. “As far as I’m concerned, Broadway just does not exist,” Shepard told Playboy in 1970 — though many of his later plays would end up there. His early plays — fiery, surreal verbal assaults — pushed American...

Plenty of lip locking, ribbon cutting, confetti cannons, and camaraderie were on hand for the cast of Will & Grace during an exciting return to set on Wednesday. Co-stars Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes, and Eric McCormack celebrated the highly-anticipated revival of their NBC series by teasing fans with on-set photos and an epic bash, featuring a good...

Stevie Wonder, Green Day, The Killers, The Lumineers and The Chainsmokers will perform at this year’s Global Citizen Festival, an annual free event held in New York’s Central Park. Special guests Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day and Alessia Cara will also perform at the Sept. 23 event. MSNBC and Comcast NBCUniversal will air a live simulcast of...

“Thor” star Tom Hiddleston is to play Hamlet on the London stage — but fans will need a bit of luck to get a ticket. Hiddleston is set to play the moody Danish prince for three weeks in September at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’s 180-seat theater. The production, directed by Kenneth Branagh, is a fundraiser for the theater school, one of...

Cara Delevingne defied convention in the most improbable way on Wednesday. While every other celebrity seems to be on the nipple-baring train, the 24-year-old bucked the revealing trend at a screening of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets in Mexico City. The former Victoria’s Secret model walked the blue carpet in a sheer dress with two strategically-placed...

Actor Casey Affleck’s wife has filed for divorce more than a year after the couple announced their separation. Summer Phoenix filed the petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday citing “irreconcilable differences.” The 41-year-old Oscar-winning actor and Phoenix were married in June 2006 and the filing states they separated in November 2015....

  It’s no secret that OG selfie queen Kim Kardashian West has her social media mogul status on lock, but that doesn’t mean that she isn’t open to a few ‘gram pointers. On Wednesday night, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star pleaded with her 102 million Instagram followers to advise on ways to “step up” her feed. “I...

Very Good Touring says in its court filing that it obtained insurance against “accidental bodily injury or illness” for West’s entire tour, and that his hospitalization qualifies. The tour company says West submitted to an independent medical exam and that he and 11 of his associates have given statements under oath to insurance investigators,...

Well, it’s about time. Ever since Selena Gomez hopped on Instagram last December to share the NBD tidbit that she’s collaborating with Coach as not only the face of the brand but also a designer, we couldn’t help but ask, OK, BUT WHEN? Well, it seems like the time is now. Yes, fellow Selenators, the Coach x Selena Gomez collaboration is finally here, and we’ve...

Actor Ryan Phillippe has posted a picture of himself laid up in a hospital bed with a broken leg following what he calls a “freak accident.” Phillippe wrote in the caption of his Instagram post Monday that he’s “going to be ok.” The picture shows him with a bandage on his leg and a swollen foot. He later explained on Twitter that he...

Jessica Alba is expecting baby No. 3. The actress made the announcement in a picture on Instagram of herself and her two daughters. Her eldest daughter is holding up a balloon in the shape of a 1, her second has a 2 balloon and Alba is holding a 3 balloon with her hand on her stomach. In the caption, she writes that she and her husband, producer Cash Warren, “are...

Actor Daniel Radcliffe has come to the aid of a man who was mugged by moped-riding attackers in London. Former police officer David Videcette told the Evening Standard newspaper that two moped riders attacked a man just off the upmarket King’s Road in west London, slashing him across the face and making off with a Louis Vuitton bag. He said he saw 27-year-old...

Pink, Coldplay, The Weeknd, DJ Khaled, Miley Cyrus and Harry Styles will perform at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival this fall. iHeartMedia announced Tuesday that Kesha, Chris Stapleton, Lorde and David Guetta will also take the stage Sept. 22-23 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Tickets go on sale July 28. Ryan Seacrest will host the two-day festival, which...

The Duchess of Cambridge has joked to Prince William about having more children as she received teddy bears as gifts for Prince George and Princess Charlotte in Poland. The British royal couple are in Poland with their children on a goodwill visit intended to seal friendly ties before Britain leaves the European Union. On Monday they met with Polish and British...

Singer Zac Brown has visited a teenager in a hospital who missed the band’s latest Philadelphia concert after he was paralyzed in a swimming pool accident. Seventeen-year-old Thomas Schoettle hit his head and injured his neck last month after diving into the pool. He missed Brown’s concert Saturday, so Brown flew to Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Malvern...

Stevie Ryan, an actress and comedian who gained fame with impersonations of celebrities on YouTube, has died. She was 33. Los Angeles County coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter says Ryan died Saturday at her home in Los Angeles. He says her death has been ruled a suicide after the agency performed an autopsy. Ryan had gained fame on YouTube with impersonations of...

“Will & Grace” fans, get excited! A brand new teaser for the anticipated reboot was released on Tuesday. The show’s Twitter account shared the trailer, which features Debra Messing (Grace), Eric McCormack (Will), Sean Hayes (Jack) and Megan Mullally (Karen). ...

  After a holiday weekend in Bedminster, New Jersey, the First Family is on the move again. Their next stop? Poland, where President Trump will attend several meetings and plans to give a speech. On Wednesday evening, Air Force One landed in the European country, with President Trump, and his wife, Melania, descending from the plane. Melania stepped onto the...

Rob Kardashian says Instagram shut down his page on Wednesday following his flurry of posts attacking his former fiancée. Kardashian then brought his tirade to Twitter, accusing fellow reality star Blac Chyna of infidelity, promiscuity and drug use. Earlier in the day, he posted explicit photos of Chyna on Instagram. She responded on Snapchat with a claim that...

Actor Miles Teller is out of jail after being arrested for public drunkenness. San Diego Police officer Billy Hernandez says the 30-year-old actor was arrested Sunday morning after officers spotted him swaying and falling into the street. Teller wrote on Twitter Monday that “there was no evidence to charge me with a crime,” but Hernandez says the actor...

The 38-year-old’s delayed concert news comes a little more than a week after his Tony win, marking him one Emmy away from the elusive EGOT – a feat only 12 entertainers in history have ever achieved. John’s wife Chrissy Teigen honored the milestone in a sweet Father’s Day post on Sunday, also paying tribute to his dedication to their family. “10...

Jack Black and Nick Jonas – two of the stars of the upcoming “Jumanji” sequel – have paid tribute to the actor who led the original film – the late Robin Williams. Describing Williams as a “sweet, sweet man,” Black said the late actor would “love” the movie. “He had a great sense of adventure. … It...

Dave Chappelle will host Rihanna’s annual charity event in September and Kendrick Lamar will perform. The singer’s organization, The Clara Lionel Foundation, will hold its third Diamond Ball on Sept. 14 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Rihanna said in a statement Tuesday she’s “thrilled that the incomparable Dave Chappelle will kick...

Warner hasn’t detailed the allegations reportedly made by a witness to the show’s fourth-season taping in Mexico earlier this month. But last week, “Bachelor in Paradise” contestant Corinne Olympios said she was a “victim” who was seeking therapy for what she called the physical and emotional trauma she experienced on June 4. Olympios,...

A 12-year-old Massachusetts girl used what she learned about creating a tourniquet from “The Hunger Games” to rescue her friend. The Gloucester Times reports Mackenzie George was playing in a Gloucester marsh with friends June 3 when she slipped and cut her calf open. Megan Gething jumped in to action and tied a pair of shorts around her friend’s...

“We sat down for lunch and just kind of discussed how we wanted to play it because when you hear that, you’re like, ‘Oh, OK, you just switch bodies,’ but [there are] these more intricate and really kind of interesting layers on top of it and both of us are playing it very different because our motivation is completely different,” Harry...

Julia Stiles is expecting her first child with fiance Preston Cook. Stiles representative Annick Muller confirmed the pregnancy to The Associated Press on Tuesday but didn’t offer any word on a due date. The 36-year-old actress is in London promoting her new TV show, “Riviera.” The host of a London radio show tweeted a picture of Stiles cradling...

Chris Brown, DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne and New Edition have been added as performers at this month’s BET Awards. The network announced Tuesday that Post Malone and Roman GianArthur would join previously announced performers Bruno Mars, Migos and Future on June 25 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Other set to hit the stage include Trey Songz, Tamar Braxton...

“I’m so freakin proud of my girl and our #FastFamily. @galgadot you have given so many women permission to be GREAT and to step into their fierce powers,” he wrote, championing “Wonder Woman” for becoming an instant worldwide phenomenon. The actor revealed that he saw the film with his wife and daughter, whom he joked wouldn’t...

Al Pacino will star as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming HBO biopic directed by Barry Levinson. HBO says the film will focus on Paterno dealing with the fallout from the child sex abuse scandal involving his former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The all-time winningest coach in major college football history was fired days after Sandusky’s...

“Yes, I am ready. I’m happy,” George told Natalie. “I’m excited.” One of the first celebs to learn George and Amal were expecting was Matt Damon, who found out last year. “Matt’s a really close friend and he’s also got four kids, so I can use a little counseling every once in a while,” George told Natalie...

Jerry Seinfeld is not a hugger and he let Kesha know it before a star-studded charity event in Washington earlier this week. Video shows Kesha interrupting an interview Seinfeld was doing with a local news reporter ahead of the “Night of Laughter & Song” event at the Kennedy Center on Monday. The singer wanted a hug from the comedian, but Seinfeld...

Even on a record-setting night at the Billboard Music Awards, Drake appeared a bit star-struck in meeting fellow Canadian performer Celine Dion backstage. The rapper posted a picture of himself and his father with Dion, who sang “My Heart Will Go On” from “Titanic” to mark the 20th anniversary of the film. ...

“My sister and niece live in Vegas. I’m hanging out with them and not trying to force my back into a dress,” she wrote, adding that she would still tune in to the live broadcast to catch John onstage.  And, she apparently did have time to do both. According to a press release, the 31-year-old caught up with the “Magic Mike” cast during...

Peter Hook of Manchester bands New Order and Joy Division tweeted that his daughter “made it home safe” from the Ariana Grande concert and added: “My heart goes out to all parents & those involved. Manchester stay strong.” “So desperately sad about Manchester.” — pop star Boy George, via Twitter “Not trying to #ThoughtsAndPrayers...

“They are all having a hard time. I’m having a hard time,” Snyder said. The Snyders are cornerstone players in Warner Bros. production of DC Comics films. He directed both “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Man of Steel” and is serving as a producer on the additional films in the DC Universe, including last year’s...

“Today is the day….. what’s it gonna be? boy or girl! #genderreveal,” Jason wrote, captioning an Insta photo of him and Brittany holding up balloons reading “It’s a boy!” and “It’s a girl!” The singer has two daughters, Keely, 14, and Kendyl, 9, from a previous marriage, who later helped announce their...

A sonogram showed his son was born with holes in the wall separating the right and left sides of the heart and a blocked pulmonary valve, Kimmel said. The baby, nicknamed Billy, was taken by ambulance to Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles to undergo surgery to open the valve. “The longest three hours of my life,” Kimmel said. Billy will have another open-heart surgery within six months to repair the openings and then a third procedure when he’s a young teen, but he came home six days after the surgery and is “doing...

And right now, David said Blaine is taking things “moment by moment.” For the first two seasons, Blaine was a villain on the show, one who put himself first, and David does miss some of the swagger old Blaine had. “You miss the smarmy charm and the one-liners. He had such great words they provided him with to say. But the new guy, he’s like...

Paris Jackson has agreed to take on a big screen role a few months after making her television acting debut. Deadline and USA Today report that Michael Jackson’s daughter will appear opposite David Oyelowo in an untitled dark comedy directed by Nash Edgerton and produced by Amazon Studios. A representative for Jackson didn’t immediately...

The latest tabloid rumor says that Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are already talking about signing a $760 million prenup. At least that’s what In Touch claims. According to its latest issue, Lopez and Rodriguez have fallen so hard for each other which led to talks about getting married. The gossip magazine further stated that before they do, both parties involved...

Miley Cyrus’ naked photos just got leaked online. It seems that her photos were stolen and these were posted on a website. The We Can’t Stop hitmaker is not the first to have suffered from the same type of problem. It seems that the X-rated website previously posted nude photos of Amanda Seyfried and Emma Watson just last month. While the website is shamelessly using naked photos of celebrities to help attract more visitors, Seyfried and Watson are not taking the matter lightly. Their legal teams are already working on their behalf...

We’ve all seen Oprah talk in front of the television camera. Whenever she opens her mouth to speak, it’s as if she is just entertaining friends; you can definitely tell that she is one very confident woman. However, did you know that there are also times that she feels vulnerable and intimidated by other people just like the rest of the population? Now, that’s...

Caitlyn Jenner is furious and is now accusing Ellen DeGeneres for ‘alienating’ her from the LGBTQ community. After her transition, Jenner appeared on the talk show host’s popular TV show in year 2015. In the said show, she told Ellen about her reservations on gay marriage in the past. Ellen on the other hand later told listeners on a radio broadcast during...

Ten is supposed to be a perfect number, and Melanie was close to celebrating ten years of marriage with her husband Stephen Belafonte, but nope. The former Spice Girls singer already filed for divorce, yet another celebrity marriage that ended in separation. Is the wish of forever not true is many relationships after all? According to sources, the 41-year-old singer...

Okay, so you will not actually be seeing the actor knock on your doorstep so that you could get a whiff of his perfume. But if you really are a big fan of the Mask of Zorro actor, you can now get an aroma of his sexiness right at the comfort of your home. We all remember Banderas from the days that he was still wearing a cape and a mask. The girls swooned at everything...

If you want to save yourself from being a victim of a burglar, you may be better off just collecting reasonably-priced gorgeous area rugs than that of expensive jewelry. Just think about it – you can show these off to your friends, and you do not need to keep it in a safe. Well, we guess that you can do away with just that when you are an ordinary person, but not...

Some  are now saying the the White House is slowly turning to another edition of Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice? Why you say? No, it’s not because the President is ordering someone to do the décor and buy new cool coffee tables. Well, it seems that his daughter Ivanka Trump plans to join in on his reign as the US president. Formal announcement has already...

Basic isn’t a word we’d use to describe anything in Kylie Jenner’s adventurous wardrobe (or any of her sisters’). So it’s no surprise that the 17-year-old star manages to make a style statement even in her gym clothes. Courtesy Kylie Jenner “Basic workout attire,” Kylie sarcastically captioned the above photo on Instagram, wearing a cutout, caged dominatrix-style black top (or maybe a bathing suit?) with spandex and neon workout sneakers. She also had her hair extensions back in and a full-face of makeup on, so we’re...

Rumors spread around sometime in February that Jennifer made plans to divorce husband Ben Affleck 20 months after their separation. Flashback, the Alias actress supposedly called the relationship quits after she found out that Ben was flirting with their nanny. She denied the allegations though and told media that she only heard about the “nanny incident” after...