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JB Smoove ‘psyched’ to perform at Garden of Laughs benefit

In this Feb. 13, 2015 file photo, actor-comedian J.B. Smoove appears during an interview in New York. Smoove will appear at the Garden of Laughs at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday, March 28, an event benefiting the Garden of Dreams Foundation. (AP Photo/John...
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Probation for man who crashed into Jennifer Lopez’s car

FILE – In this May 18, 2014 file photo, Jennifer Lopez arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Robert John Reitz, 54, pleaded no contest in Los Angeles to drunken driving on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in a case filed after he...

Bank forecloses on sitcom star’s properties over nonpayment

HARFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bank says the actor best known as sitcom character Balki Bartokomous has been a perfect stranger when it comes to making payments on his rural Pennsylvania properties. First National Bank of Pennsylvania recently foreclosed on four of “Perfect...
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Celine Dion returns to Caesars Palace stage in August

FILE – In this March 15, 2011 file photo, Celine Dion reacts to the audience during her opening night performance at Caesar’s Palace, in Las Vegas. A representative for Dion says the performer will return to the stage but offered no dates for future performances. Dion...
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BBC decides not to renew ‘Top Gear’ host Clarkson’s contract

FILE – This is a Wednesday, March 11, 2015 file photo of TV host Jeremy Clarkson as he gestures as he takes his place in the stands before the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain at Stamford Bridge stadium in London....
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Cover design unveiled for new Harper Lee novel

This book cover released by Harper shows “Go Set A Watchman,” a follow-up to Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird.” The book will be released on July 14. (AP Photo/Harper) This book cover released by Harper shows “Go Set A Watchman,” a...
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Felicity Jones says ‘Stars Wars’ role is ‘really exciting’

In this image released by Starpix, Felicity Jones attends a press event for her film, “True Story, ” at the Crosby St Hotel in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca) In this image released by Starpix, Felicity Jones attends a press event for her film, “True...
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New direction: 1D says Zayn Malik has left the group

FILE – In this Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 file photo, Zayn Malik, from the British band One Direction poses for photographers during a photocall before the gala of the ’40 Principales Awards 2014′ at Palacio de los Deportes in Madrid, Spain. Chart-topping boy band...

Record-breaking play ‘The Fantasticks’ to close in May

NEW YORK (AP) — The off-Broadway phenomenon “The Fantasticks” will pack away its confetti and paper moon this summer, ending a record-breaking, fantastic run. Producers of the stalwart, low-tech show said Wednesday the musical will close May 3, the 55th...
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Ferrell, Hart defend ‘Get Hard’ after a jolt of criticism

In this image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Kevin Hart, top, and Will Ferrell appear in a scene from “Get Hard.” (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Patti Perret) In this image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Kevin Hart, top, and...