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Donna Karan stepping down as chief designer for her company

AP Photo/Andy Kropa NEW YORK (AP) — Donna Karan will step down from daily duties as chief designer at her namesake company, Donna Karan International, to devote more time to her philanthropic foundation. She’ll remain a close adviser, according to a company statement...
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Review: In Winehouse doc ‘Amy,’ celebrity is the villain

AP Photo Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse documentary “Amy” is a slow, tragic zoom out. It begins with the intimacy of home movies and ends in far-away paparazzi footage. Our VIP access has been revoked. First seen as a bright-eyed 14-year-old girl singing a...
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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they’re getting divorced

AP Photo/John Shearer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are splitting after 10 years of marriage. The Oscar winner and his wife sent out a joint statement on Tuesday after weeks of public speculation on the status of their marriage. “After much...
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Cheryl Burke becomes 3rd Miss USA co-host to drop out

AP Photo/Charles Sykes NEW YORK (AP) — Miss USA has lost its third co-host. “Dancing with the Stars'” Cheryl Burke said Tuesday she is dropping out of next month’s pageant “in light of the recent statements made by Donald Trump,” a co-owner of...

Trump’s pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs

NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from Donald Trump’s remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was scrapping a project in development with the outspoken mogul, and Mexico announced it won’t be...

Carlos Slim’s Ora TV latest company to dump Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — A TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim says it will scrap a project it was developing with real estate mogul Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants. Ora TV is the latest company to cut ties with the billionaire...
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Jessica Hecht, Adam Kantor to star in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

AP Photo/Charles Sykes NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Hecht and Adam Kantor have been cast opposite Broadway’s next Tevye. Producers of the upcoming revival of “Fiddler on the Roof” said Tuesday that Tony Award nominee Hecht will play Tevye’s wife, Golde,...
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Review: Gralton’s story told in elegant ‘Jimmy’s Hall’

AP Photo/Joss Barratt Jimmy Gralton is not a name you’ve likely heard before. A modest Irish revolutionary, Gralton has the dubious distinction of being the only native to ever be deported from Ireland. On top of leading a communist group in the provincial county of Leitrim...
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Bella Thorne helps kick off MTV’s ‘Scream’ adaptation

AP Photo/Brian Ach NEW YORK (AP) — Bella Thorne has advice for anyone being chased by a villain in a horror film: “Don’t look back, OK? Just don’t look back. And try not to trip in the process,” joked the actress in a recent interview. She should...

UK: Royal Opera defends ‘distressing’ rape scene after boos

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Royal Opera says it’s sorry for causing distress but the show will go on after a rape scene in “Guillaume Tell” sparked boos and walkouts. Director Damiano Michieletto’s production of the 1829 Gioachino Rossini opera...