Grammy and Tony-winning singer Ruth Brown, known for hits including "Teardrops in My Eyes," "5-10-15 Hours" and "(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean," died Friday in Las Vegas of complications from a stroke and heart attack. She was 78.
A Malawian judge has delayed his ruling on a challenge to Madonna's plans to adopt one-year-old David Banda until next Monday or Tuesday, a spokesman said. Meanwhile, the baby's biological father was remarried Friday to a woman who is three months pregnant.
Jay-Z celebrated his return from retirement with seven 30-minute concerts in 24 hours over the weekend, performing in Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. His latest album, Kingdom Come, will be released on Tuesday.
Kimberly Stewart has denied that she has liver disease, after her father, Rod Stewart told Rolling Stone she had a "very serious liver illness from drinking too much." The younger Stewart told People that her father has a "big mouth and not just when he's singing." She said she had a slightly inflamed liver and was feeling much better after cutting
back on drinking and smoking on her doctor's advice.
In a court brief filed Monday, CBS called the Janet Jackson breast-baring incident at the 2004 Super Bowl an "unscripted, unauthorized, and unintended long-distance shot." The network has filed suit against the FCC with the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, trying to get the $550,000 fine levied at CBS for the wardrobe malfunction overturned. The
FCC responded by stating that CBS continues to ignore the "millions of Americans" who found Nipplegate indecent.