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Source: Cosby Sold Out Daughter to Kill Story on Him

The "creepy" Bill Cosby stories keep coming, and the latest, from Page Six's Richard Johnson, is particularly harsh. Johnson's tale comes by way of a journalist he's known for some time. That journalist was employed by the National Enquirer in 1989, and recalls a story the tabloid planned to run...

2014's Least Influential People

If you're wondering who "took up vast clouds of oxygen, gave us back nothing of use, and probably helped accelerate the death of our planet" most this year, Drew Magary has 30 of them ranked and ready for our review in GQ 's "Least Influential People of 2014" list: We're...

Taylor Swift a 'Man Eater' at AMAs

Taylor Swift kicked off the American Music Awards as a mad woman and man eater by feeding a boy a poisonous apple, holding burning roses, and giving crazy eyes during a performance of her song about her dating life. She was aggressive, grabbing her male dancers by their blazers when...

Letter That Inspired Beat Lit Resurfaces After 50 Years

The letter that Jack Kerouac says inspired the spontaneous style of On the Road and later works—spawning the genre of Beat literature in the process—has resurfaced after having been believed lost for nearly 50 years. Kerouac believed the 16,000-page letter Neal Cassady wrote describing a drug-fueled visit...

Mockingjay Soars to $123M Debut

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay —Part 1 sent Transformers: The Age of Extinction 's $100 million debut the way of the dodo, pulling down $123 million and the year's biggest opening, but utterly falling short of the franchise's two previous movies and the $145 million to $150 million expected, reports the...

5 Crazy On-Set Hollywood Feuds

These 10 celebrities rounded up by YourTango must be really good actors, because they all kept filming together despite on-set feuds. A sampling: While Jim Carrey and Tommy Lee Jones were filming Batman Forever, Carrey happened to go to the same restaurant where Jones was having dinner. He went to...

Queen's Chef Sacked After Palace Head-Butt

Bad news for Prince Philip: one of his favorite cooks has been fired. The sacking of Adam Steele, 28, came after his arrest for allegedly head-butting a Buckingham Palace colleague during a gathering in the staff's living area, the Daily Mail reports. "No one knows what exactly was said to...

7 Celeb Couples You Didn't Know Were Married

Some celebrity couples are so famous they get a couple nickname—anyone remember Bennifer?—but the 14 rounded up by YourTango are so below the radar, you may not even have realized they were married (or practically married). A sampling: Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel: They played doomed lovers in...

10 Celebs Who Stayed Friends Post-Breakup

Not every celebrity split is as convoluted and acrimonious as Christie Brinkley's with Peter Cook. The Stir rounds up ex-couples who remained friends: Ryan Phillippe took care of his kids with ex-wife Reese Witherspoon to make sure they weren't affected by her disorderly conduct arrest, and he's also hung out...

Cosby Gets Standing Ovation

Before Bill Cosby's show last night in Melbourne, Fla., a local radio station offered $1,000 to anyone who heckled him and got it on video. Nobody collected, as Cosby was instead greeted with a standing ovation and "overwhelming support" from the sell-out crowd, reports NBC News. Cosby did not...

Cosby Lawyers Got National Enquirer to Drop 2005 Story

The Bill Cosby mess might have gotten an airing nearly a decade ago had the National Enquirer not been swayed by the celeb's lawyers, reports the Guardian. The tabloid was all set to run an interview with accuser Beth Ferrier when Cosby's legal team got wind of it and threatened...

Casinos in Tucson, Vegas Dump Cosby

Bill Cosby's appearances at casinos in Las Vegas and Tucson, Ariz., have been canceled amid widening allegations of sexual assault. Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip say they've mutually agreed with the comedian to cancel his upcoming performance. "It wasn't a good time" for the...

Latest Cosby Accuser: Lou Ferrigno's Wife

Yet more women have come forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them—or in the case of Carla Ferrigno, wife of Incredible Hulk star Lou Ferrigno, attempting to sexually assault them. Ferrigno tells the Daily Mail that in 1967, when she was still a teenager, a date brought...

90K Sign Petition: Please Cancel Duggars' Show

The Duggar family of 19 Kids and Counting fame has something else to count: the growing number of signatures on a petition asking TLC to give their show, now in its ninth season, the ax. The Change.org petition, titled "End LGBTQ fear mongering by the Duggars," has north of...

NBC to Al Roker: Take It Down a Notch

Looks like NBC management wasn't as impressed with Al Roker's record-breaking 34-hour weathercasting marathon as the rest of the world. NBC brass recently held an "Al Roker intervention" to tell the Today show weatherman to tone it down the and stick to deciphering the Doppler after a series of "classic...

Jerry Seinfeld Backtracks, 'I Don't Have Autism'

Jerry Seinfeld is on the autism spectr—um, never mind. The comedian is backtracking after he claimed to be mildly autistic in an interview with NBC News, noting, "I think I'm on the spectrum" as "basic social engagement is really a struggle." Now he tells Access Hollywood, "I don't have...

Graduate Director Mike Nichols Dead at 83

Mike Nichols, the iconic director of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Graduate, Working Girl, Angels in America, Spamalot, and much more, died suddenly yesterday at the age of 83. "No one was more passionate about his craft than Mike," says the president of ABC News, which employs Nichols' wife,...

Cosby Again Asked About Claims, Responds Differently

The Hollywood Reporter calls it "uncomfortable footage." And how. The AP yesterday released video shot during a Nov. 6 interview with Bill Cosby and wife Camille about artwork they loaned to the Smithsonian. Historically, and in a recent NPR interview, Cosby remains silent should the interviewer ask questions about the...

Motown Legend Jimmy Ruffin Dies

The Motown singer whose ballad "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" was a big hit in 1966 has died at the age of 78. Jimmy Ruffin died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital of undisclosed causes, family members confirm to the AP. Ruffin, originally from Mississippi, moved to Detroit in the...

NBC Cancels Upcoming Bill Cosby Sitcom

The Bill Cosby train wreck continues: NBC has canceled plans for a new family comedy with its one-time star, reports AP. The move comes after yet another rape allegation, this one from actress Janice Dickinson. It wasn't clear how far along the NBC project was, with the Hollywood Reporter saying...

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