Turkish pop star jailed for mocking religious schools

Ankara, Turkey – Turkish pop star Gulsen has been arrested for “inciting hatred and enmity” by joking about Turkish religious schools, the country’s state-run news agency reported. The 46-year-old singer and songwriter, whose full name is Gulsen Kolakoglu, was taken from her home in Istanbul for questioning and formally arrested late Thursday. He was then … Read more

Medical investigator rules Baldwin set shooting an accident

Albuquerque, NM – Last year a cinematographer’s fatal film-set shooting by actor Alec Baldwin was an accident, according to a determination made by the New Mexico Medical Investigator’s Office after the completion of an autopsy and review of law enforcement reports. The medical investigator’s report was made public Monday by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s … Read more

WWE Secrets, Vince McMahon Revealed in New Tell-All Book

In 2005, pro-wrestler Roddy Piper shouted “Bulls-T” on a segment with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin during WrestleMania 21. It seemed like a small thing, but WWE boss Vince McMahon was furious. He gave specific instructions not to curse Piper, as doing so could potentially damage WWE’s reputation for years. Behind the scenes, McMahon got up … Read more

Russian shells in eastern Ukraine, 3 killed

Kyiv, Ukraine — Ukrainian officials said on Monday that at least three Ukrainian civilians have been killed and about 20 others wounded in the Russian military’s latest artillery barrage. The eastern region of Donetsk, one of the two provinces that make up the country’s industrial heartland Donbass, which has been the center of the Russian … Read more

Olivia Newton-John ‘wasn’t walking’ before death

Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Grease’ co-star Didi Conn is opening up about her late friend’s final week. “Physical” Singer died on Monday at the age of 73 After a battle with breast cancer. Conn – who played Frenchy in the 1978 musical – Said “Good Morning America” How she kept in touch with the Australian entertainer in … Read more

Oklahoma’s Gandy Out After Saying ‘Racially Accused’ Words

A day after Oklahoma assistant head coach Kale Gundy’s resignation was announced, the school said Monday that Gundy made racial allegations several times during a filming session last week. Gundy, who had been with the program as an assistant since 1999, announced his resignation in a social media post late Sunday, and the school confirmed … Read more

A new recreational marijuana ballot campaign begins in Florida

Tallahassee TruLive, the state’s largest medical-marijuana operator, and country-music giants The Bellamy Brothers are backing a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the recreational use of marijuana by people 21 or older. The proposed amendment was filed Monday with the State Division of Elections, with Tallahassee-based TruLive contributing $5 million to an effort to get … Read more

‘Soft swinging’ Mormon TikToker introduces new boyfriend after divorce

Social media’s notorious swagger Mormon has a new boyfriend — and, no, it’s not the mystery man who sabotaged his open marriage. Popular among a faction of apps dubbed “Influencer Taylor Frankie Paul”momtok“- was posted now viral clip Last week on TikTok, Young Ma’s lip-syncing with “Beatbox Freestyle,” in which her new boyfriend, Dakota Mortensen, … Read more

Rapper Mystical again accused of rape; held without bond

Rapper Mystical was jailed in Louisiana on Monday for more than a year on rape charges after prosecutors dropped charges that had jailed him for 18 months in another part of the state. Michael “Mystical” Tyler was arrested on charges including rape and domestic abuse battery, outside Baton Rouge, Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webere said … Read more

Wynonna Jud honors late mother as country’s top stars perform

The much-anticipated Country Music Association Fest’s ABC special finally hit our screens Wednesday night. And it’s safe to say that the music-filled night gave country fans the chance to take to the stage at Nissan Stadium in Downtown Nashville with some famous names. The special was filmed during a star-studded, four-day festival, which took place … Read more