Rep: Adele, husband Simon Konecki have separated
NEW YORK (AP) — Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have separated. The pop singer's representatives Benny Tarantini and Carl Fysh confirmed the news Friday in a statement to The Associated Press.
'La Llorona' movie promotion with Mexican healers draws fire
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A promotion around the movie "The Curse of La Llorona" using traditional Mexican healers for "spiritual cleansings" before screenings of the horror film is drawing strong criticism from healers and scholars who say the stunts are offensive and demeaning.
Polanski asks court to restore his film academy membership
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski asked a judge Friday to restore his membership in the organization that bestows the Academy Awards nearly a year after he was expelled from it for sexual misconduct.
Cardi B rejects plea deal in strip club melee case
NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B has rejected a plea deal in a case stemming from a New York strip club melee last fall. WNBC says the rapper did not speak to journalists before or after her three-minute court appearance on Friday.
The Latest: Academy stands by decision to expel Polanski
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Roman Polanski asking a court to reinstate his film academy membership (all times local): 3:45 p.m.
Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dies at 92
MONROE, Conn. (AP) — World-wide paranormal investigator and author Lorraine Warren, whose decades of ghost-hunting cases with her late husband inspired such frightening films as "The Conjuring" series and "The Amityville Horror," died.
Michelle Williams, Phil Elverum split after wedding in July
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Williams and Phil Elverum have separated less than a year after marrying. A person close to the couple who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to comment on the matter confirmed the split Friday.
'This Is Us' star Chrissy Metz finds her film 'Breakthrough'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chrissy Metz says she believed in miracles well before getting the call to meet producer DeVon Franklin to discuss taking the lead in director Roxann Dawson's just-released faith-based drama "Breakthrough."
Bieber, Ariana Grande join Lil Dicky for Earth Day video
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Leonardo DiCaprio have joined rapper-comedian Lil Dicky on a new song and video aimed at bringing awareness to climate change and Earth Day, which is Monday.
Review: The Yawpers rock hard and soft on 'Human Question'
The Yawpers, "Human Question" (Bloodshot Records) Denver trio The Yawpers are intense and dynamic on "Human Question," a rambunctious album tracing some of the many paths that rock 'n' roll takes through its deep foundations in the blues.
Jimmy Page reflects on Led Zeppelin's legacy and its sound
NEW YORK (AP) — When Jimmy Page was a young student, he had already developed such an inseparable relationship with his guitar that school officials would often confiscate it.
Moves like Jagger: Mick's partner debuts Stones-themed dance
NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about your "Moves Like Jagger." The recovering rocker made a stealth appearance at the ballet, slipping backstage to support his partner, Melanie Hamrick, as she presented her new dance based on Rolling Stones songs.
Review: Daniel Norgren rakes politely on trippy, bluesy set
Daniel Norgren, "Wooh Dang" (Superpuma) Daniel Norgren's devotion to American roots music is undisguised on his latest work, "Wooh Dang."
Madonna and Maluma to perform new song at Billboard Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna and Colombian singer Maluma will bring their new collaboration to life when they perform at next month's Billboard Music Awards.
'All in the Family,' 'Jeffersons' rebooted for live special
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" are coming back to TV, live and for one night only. Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes will star in re-creations of episodes from the influential sitcoms born in the 1970s.
Publishers hurry to release book editions of Mueller Report
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Mueller Report finally out Thursday, at least in redacted form, publishers are hurrying to release book editions.
'Real Housewives' husband Giudice loses immigration appeal
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — "Real Housewives of New Jersey" husband Joe Giudice (JOO'-dys) has lost his appeal to avoid deportation to Italy.
Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charge at Canadian border
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as the rapper tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Judge scales back Weinstein suit, allows sex-traffic claim
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to represent any woman with a claim against Harvey Weinstein can proceed on sex-trafficking grounds, a judge ruled Thursday, as he dramatically shrank the scope of an action trying to treat the disgraced movie producer and various companies like a mob organization.
Report release an event unsuited to instant media world
NEW YORK (AP) — The release of a dense, 400-page report on the results of a two-year investigation is an event uniquely unsuited to today's minute-by-minute news cycles.
'Courage' special brings author Brené Brown to Netflix
NASHVIILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brené Brown's books on shame, vulnerability and courage have given her A-list fans like Oprah and Melinda Gates and made her a go-to leadership consultant for both Pixar and the Seattle Seahawks.
Medical examiner: Clark Gable's grandson died of overdose
DALLAS (AP) — A medical examiner says the grandson of actor Clark Gable died of an accidental drug overdose. The Dallas County Medical Examiner's office says an autopsy found Clark James Gable III was killed by a combination of the opioids fentanyl and oxycodone, and the sedative alprazolam.
San Francisco's campy "Beach Blanket Babylon" show to end
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The campy "Beach Blanket Babylon" musical revue that has been a must-see for San Francisco tourists for 45 years is coming to an end.
Review: In 'La Llorona,' a creepy folktale made banal
La Llorona, a woman who according to Mexican legend murdered her own children and now wanders the earth looking for them, snatching other unsuspecting tots and drowning them, gets her close-up in a major Hollywood film, Warner Bros.' "The Curse of La Llorona ."
Amazon and Google end spat, bring YouTube to Amazon devices
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon and Google are ending their nearly 2-year spat, agreeing to bring their video streaming apps to each other's devices.