‘Laverne & Shirley’ actor Cindy Williams has died at the age of 75

‘Laverne & Shirley’ actor Cindy Williams has died at the age of 75

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the hit sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has passed away, her family said Monday. Williams died in Los Angeles on Wednesday at age 75 after a short illness, her children, Zak and Emily Hudson, said in a statement released by family spokeswoman … Read more

‘Laverne & Shirley’ actor Cindy Williams has died at the age of 75

‘Laverne & Shirley’ actor Cindy Williams has died at the age of 75

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the hit sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has passed away, her family said Monday. Williams died in Los Angeles on Wednesday at age 75 after a short illness, her children, Zak and Emily Hudson, said in a statement released by family spokeswoman … Read more

Showtime can be combined with Paramount+, rebranded with a new name

Showtime can be combined with Paramount+, rebranded with a new name

In this photo illustration, the Paramount+ (Paramount Plus) logo is seen on a smartphone against the website in the background. Pavlo Gonchar | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Paramount Global further joins its streaming and cable television businesses by combining its Showtime TV network and Paramount+ streaming service. The company said Monday it … Read more

Haters are freaking out over Sam Smith’s ‘Raunchy’ new music video, and I think I know why

Haters are freaking out over Sam Smith’s ‘Raunchy’ new music video, and I think I know why

Photo: Tasos Katopodis (Getty Images) As Sam Smith has made clear in their latest music video, they are “Not Here To Make Friends”. They’re here to have a lot of queer sex – and apparently that’s very disturbing to some people. In the videoit fell on Jan. At 27, Smith hosts a lavish gala at … Read more

Barrett Strong, Motown artist known for “Money,” has passed away at the age of 81

Barrett Strong, Motown artist known for “Money,” has passed away at the age of 81

Barrett Strong, one of Motown’s founders and most gifted songwriters who sang lead on the company’s breakthrough single “Money (That’s What I Want)” and later collaborated with Norman Whitfield on such classics as “I Heard It Through the Grapevine”, “War” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” passed away. He was 81. His death was announced … Read more

China’s $6 trillion consumer market is digging itself out of a slump

China’s  trillion consumer market is digging itself out of a slump

BEIJING — China’s recovery in consumption from zero Covid is off to a good start – after a depressing fourth quarter. When the Michelin-starred restaurant Rêver reopened Thursday after a Chinese New Year holiday, it was fully booked, said Edward Suen, chief operating officer of the Guangzhou location. Reservations for the next three days were … Read more

Tom Verlaine, frontman of punk band Television, has died at the age of 73

Tom Verlaine, frontman of punk band Television, has died at the age of 73

Tom Verlaine, the frontman and guitarist of the rock band Television, died Saturday in Manhattan after a “brief illness.” He turned 73 years old. Verlaine’s death was announced by Jesse Paris Smith, the daughter of fellow musician Patti Smith. “Dear Tom. The love is immense and forever,” wrote Paris Smith in an Instagram post. “My … Read more

Bill Maher Says Alec Baldwin Shouldn’t Be Charged

Bill Maher Says Alec Baldwin Shouldn’t Be Charged

“Real Time” host Bill Maher went to work for Alec Baldwin, who he says should not be jailed for the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Earlier this month, Baldwin was charged with involuntary manslaughter for accidentally filming Hutchins in 2021 on the set of his movie “Rust,” which he starred in and produced. During his … Read more

Amy Robach and TJ Holmes celebrate ABC exit with PDA in LA

Amy Robach and TJ Holmes celebrate ABC exit with PDA in LA

TJ Holmes and Amy Robach seem elated after leaving ABC. The ex-‘GMA3’ anchors turned lovers were spotted hugging each other excitedly after leaving a Los Angeles restaurant on Friday, just hours after signing exit agreements with their former employer. Robach, 49, was photographed in photos obtained by the Daily Mail giving Holmes, 45, a hug … Read more

Robyn Dixon berates Karen Huger for ‘dangerous’ husband claims

Robyn Dixon berates Karen Huger for ‘dangerous’ husband claims

“Real Housewives of Potomac” star Robyn Dixon is angry with Karen Huger for making “dangerous” claims about her husband, Juan Dixon, on the Jan. 22 episode of the reality show Bravo. “When I watched the episode, I was like, ‘You know what? This is actually on the verge of being dangerous,’” Robyn, 43, says on … Read more