By Christine Estevez | 07/07/2009 - 11:30
Oscar-winning actor Benicio del Toro offered tips and encouragement to a group of jailed theater-lovers at a Puerto Rican prison on Monday.
The boricua actor interrupted his vacation on the Isla del Encanto for a talk at Bayamon Regional Prison just outside the island's capital of San Juan. Del Toro spoke to the inmates, emphasizing the importance of literacy to their rehabilitation, and explained how reading has been crucial to his own growth as an actor.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/07/2009 - 09:45
Mariah Carey will perform today at the public memorial service for Michael Jackson, to be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California today at 10AM PST. Announcement of Jackson's memorial service created a huge outpouring from fans, with more than 1.6 million people applying for the 8,750 free tickets given away for the event.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 07/06/2009 - 10:00
Security guard Alberto Alvarez is said to have been so loyal to Michael Jackson that his neighbors didn’t even know what he did for a living, The Mirror reports. Legal investigations into the singer’s death have forced Alvarez into the public eye.
By Christine Estevez | 06/30/2009 - 15:45
Hollywood couple Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith have been ordered to give up a large chunk of their beachfront estate on Spain’s Costa del Sol as the country continues to crackdown on “illegal” coastal properties.
The Spanish film star and his wife have been told that more than 14,000 square feet of their £5 million mansion’s gardens will be seized to allow public access to the beach.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/29/2009 - 09:33
Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz gave birth to an "absolutely beautiful" baby girl over the weekend in New York City.
Ortiz, 38, and her musician hubby, Noah Lebenzon, 39, welcomed little Paloma Louise Lebenzon into the world on Saturday at 4:25 p.m. She weighed in at 7 lbs., 10 oz.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 06/26/2009 - 10:00
As the world continues to reel from the sudden death of legendary performer Michael Jackson, we’re taking a moment to celebrate his extraordinary life through photos and quotes from celebrities who were inspired by his artistry and transformed by his humanity. The King of Pop died on June 25 at the UCLA Medical Center after collapsing at his rented home in Holmby Hills. The official cause of his death is still unknown at this time. His brother Jermaine told reporters, "It is believed he suffered cardiac arrest in his home.
By Christine Estevez | 06/25/2009 - 16:07
With a number of Grammys and businesses under their belts, what more could pop power couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan possibly want? Dolphins, of course. No, not the fun-loving Flipper kind you’d find at Sea World—the Estefans are more interested in hard-hitting, helmet-wearing Dolphins.