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Judge sets R. Kelly’s bond at $1 million in sexual abuse case

Judge sets R. Kelly’s bond at $1 million in sexual abuse case

A judge in Chicago set bond for R. Kelly at $1 million Saturday on charges the singer sexually abused four females from 1998 to 2010. Under the terms of his bond, Kelly must surrender his passport and may not have contact with anyone under 18. The singer, whose full name is Robert Kelly, was arrested…More

Black women would not rest until R. Kelly was investigated

Black women would not rest until R. Kelly was investigated

When it came down to it, black women knew they were on their own. They were the ones who kept beating the drum against singer R. Kelly over allegations he’s abused and sexually preyed on black girls and women for decades. Kelly has consistently denied such accusations and has never been convicted of a crime…More

‘Finally’: R. Kelly indictment has been a long time coming for many

‘Finally’: R. Kelly indictment has been a long time coming for many

After more than two decades and dozens of allegations of abuse against young women by singer R. Kelly, reaction to his indictment on Friday was summarized by many with one word: finally. Feminist writer Mikki Kendall, who appeared in the docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly,” expressed hope that Kelly would be brought to justice. “I just…More

Jussie Smollett’s character cut from season’s final 2 episodes of ‘Empire’

Jussie Smollett’s character cut from season’s final 2 episodes of ‘Empire’

The producers behind Fox’s “Empire” have decided to remove actor Jussie Smollett’s character from the final two episodes of the season following his arrest this week. The decision, producers said, was made to “avoid further disruption on set.” “The events of the past few weeks have been incredibly emotional for all of us,” the statement…More

Razzies 2019: ‘Holmes & Watson’ dominates the Razzies

Razzies 2019: ‘Holmes & Watson’ dominates the Razzies

It’s the day before the Oscars, so why not celebrate the worst that Hollywood has to offer. The Golden Raspberry Awards, known as the Razzies, announced their winners Saturday, awarding the best of the worst in film. See below for a full list of winners. Worst picture “Gotti” “The Happytime Murders” “Holmes & Watson” *WINNER…More

Predict your 2019 Oscar winners with your own ballot

Predict your 2019 Oscar winners with your own ballot

The 91st Academy Awards are here, and it’s about time you get your predictions in order. Will “Black Panther” be the first superhero movie to snag the award for Best Picture? Or will “Bohemian Rhapsody” continue it’s winning streak? It’s truly anyone’s game this year. Check out the full list of nominees, and then print…More

Peter Tork, Monkees guitarist, dead at 77

Peter Tork, Monkees guitarist, dead at 77

Peter Tork, the bassist for The Monkees and a jokester on the band’s popular 1960s television series, has died at age 77. Tork’s death was announced on his official Facebook page on Thursday, attributed to his friends, family and colleagues. “It is with beyond-heavy and broken hearts that we share the devastating news that our…More

Jason Reitman attempts to clarify controversial ‘Ghostbusters’ comments

Jason Reitman attempts to clarify controversial ‘Ghostbusters’ comments

Jason Reitman is walking back comments he made that seemingly criticized the all-female 2016 “Ghostbusters” remake. Reitman, who is set to helm his own sequel to the original two films directed by his father, Ivan Reitman, in 1984 and 1989, caught some backlash for remarks he made during an episode of “Bill Burr’s Monday Morning…More

‘Whiskey Cavalier’ serves up spy games as Oscars chaser

‘Whiskey Cavalier’ serves up spy games as Oscars chaser

ABC and NBC each play spy games, reasonably well, with two new series: “Whiskey Cavalier” — a fun drama with an awful name, which the network will try to boost with a post-Oscars preview — and “The Enemy Within,” essentially NBC’s latest attempt to do another version of “The Blacklist,” only with a female twist.…More

Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Can the 91st Academy Awards be saved? Yes — at least, grading on the curve that is the Oscar telecast, the mess that the Academy has made of things leading up to this year’s show, and the low bar set by the last host-less Academy Awards in 1989. That Allan Carr-produced Oscars infamously began with…More

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