'Nothing less than a giant': Rapper-actor DMX dies at 50

NEW YORK (AP) — DMX, the iconic hip-hop artist behind the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)” whose distinctively gruff voice and thoughtful messages in his rhymes made him one of rap’s biggest stars, has died, according to a family statement Friday. He was 50.

Disney+ unveils 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' cast

The world of "Obi-Wan Kenobi" is taking shape. Disney+ on Monday revealed the cast for the upcoming "special event series" that is set 10 years after the events in "Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith." Joining Ewan McGregor and Hayden…

'Arrested Development' actor Jessica Walter dies at 80

Jessica Walter, who played a scheming matriach in TV’s “Arrested Development,” has died. She was 80. Walter’s death was confirmed Thursday by her daughter, Brooke Bowman. The actor’s best-known film roles included playing the stalker in Clint Eastwood’s 1971 thriller, “Play Misty for Me.” Walter’s daughter says the actor will be remembered for her work and for her wit, class and love of life. Walter’s feature debut was in the 1964 film “Lilith,” with Warren Beatty, Jean Seberg and Gene Hackman, who was also on his first film.

'The Bachelor' ends controversial season with ratings high

“The Bachelor” ended a season that had as much drama off the set as on with its biggest audience of the year. Last Monday's finale also marked the final appearance of longtime host Chris Harrison — at least for awhile. It was announced last month that Harrison would step away after being criticized for defending a contestant who had appeared in racially-insensitive photos. He later apologized. The season was pre-taped, but he was replaced on the “After the Final Rose” special by Emmanuel Acho. Two former contestants, Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe, will host the upcoming season of “The Bachelorette.”

Kim Kardashian files to divorce Kanye West

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce Friday from Kanye West after 6 1/2 years of marriage. Sources familiar with the filing but not authorized to speak publicly confirmed that Kardashian filed for divorce in Los…

Demi Lovato reveals she has brain damage from 2018 overdose

Demi Lovato says her drug overdose in 2018 resulted in three strokes and a heart attack, leaving her with physical limitations that still affect her. Lovato reveals publicly for the first time details about the near-fatal incident in “Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil,” a four-part docuseries debuting March 23 on YouTube Originals. In the trailer, Lovato says doctors told her family she had five to 10 minutes to live. Lovato says she doesn't drive anymore because her vision has blind spots. She also couldn't read for two months after the overdose because of blurry vision.