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'Django Unchained' Actress Daniele Watts Speaks Out After Being Detained for Showing Affection

September 15, 2014 09:19:31 GMT

Actress Daniele Watts, who made headlines for claiming that she was being detained after getting mistaken for a prostitute, has spoken out about the incident. On Sunday, September 14, the "Django Unchained" star maintained that she and her partner Brian James Lucas were only kissing in a car with the door open near CBS studios in the San Fernando Valley on Thursday, September 11.

She was sitting in her partner's lap when a man in a business suit approached them. "A Caucasian guy in a business suit comes downstairs and says, 'Can you guys stop putting on a show? I have people who are trying to work up there,' " Watts recalled, as reported by ABC30.

Salma Hayek and Drew Barrymore Among Hollywood's A-List Stars at Stella McCartney's Show

September 15, 2014 09:08:06 GMT

Salma Hayek and Drew Barrymore were among Hollywood's A-list stars who attended Stella McCartney's Green Carpet Collection show on Sunday, September 14. Both Salma and Drew opted to wear all-black outfits.

Salma wore a black dress combined with black peep-toe heels and a black clutch. Drew, meanwhile, sported a loose-fitted black dress and a pair of black pumps. She completed her look with red lips.

Ray Rice Reportedly to Appeal Suspension

September 15, 2014 08:06:52 GMT

Ray Rice reportedly is going to appeal his suspension from the NFL soon. According to Baltimore Sun, the former Baltimore Ravens running back is going to appeal his indefinite suspension on Monday.

Earlier this month, Rice made headlines after a video of him attacking his now wife Janay Palmer and dragging her unconscious body out of an elevator landed online. Rice was suspended for two games in July, but he later was cut by his team. On Friday, September 12, the NFL sent the NFL Players Association a letter to explain the indefinite suspension.

Miss Nebraska Megan Swanson Accidentally Flashes Underwear During Miss America

September 15, 2014 07:58:41 GMT

Miss Nebraska Megan Swanson becomes Twitter trending topic on Sunday, September 14 after she experienced an embarassing moment during Miss America pageant. Megan was caught on video flashing her underwear while she leaned over to talk with another contestant and her legs came open.

The incident happened when co-host Chris Harrison walked in front of several contestants and then stopped in front of Megan. At that time, Chris previewed the evening wear phase of the competition. "Here, the judges are looking through the beautiful gowns - not literally - that would be wrong. The judges will be looking at the personal style and flair of each of these contestants," Chris said as the camera caught Megan opening her legs a bit too widely.

'The Hills' Alum Holly Montag Ties the Knot

September 15, 2014 07:19:21 GMT

Holly Montag, the former star of "The Hills" and Heidi Montag's sister, is now a married woman. The reality star and her boyfriend Richie Wilson exchanged vows in front of their family and friends on Saturday, September 13 in her home town of Crested Butte, Colorado after getting engaged last year.

"I married the love of my life," the newlywed told PEOPLE of her husband who works in medical sales. Gushing about her "magical and intimate" nuptials, Montag said that she and Wilson performed their first dance to "Forever" by Ben Harper. She also danced with her father Bill Montag to the tune of "My Girl" and her stepfather Tim Egelholl.

Elisabetta Canalis Weds Brian Perri in Italy

September 15, 2014 06:31:19 GMT

Elisabetta Canalis tied the knot with her fiance Brian Perri on Sunday, September 14 in Sardinia, Italy. The Italian actress, who gained worldwide fame after dating George Clooney, looked stunning in her wedding dress as she entered the Sassari Cathedral.

Elisabetta wore a white bridal gown featuring layers of lace embellishments and a long flowing train. She also sported a sheer veil with her hair styled in loose waves. The former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant completed her look by carrying a bouquet of white flowers.

Nicki Minaj Invited by a High School After Being Rejected by Her Alma Mater

September 15, 2014 06:29:29 GMT

Nicki Minaj is being invited to appear in a New York high school after her appearance was rejected by her alma mater, LaGuardia High School. As reported by WCBS 880, Hempstead School District is inviting the "Anaconda" hitmaker to their campus to boost the students' spirits.

"Hempstead School District, which has had some recent hardships, feels it would be a boost to their students," they said in a statement. Hempstead Board of Education President Lamont Johnson believes the raptress will accept their invitation, saying, "I think we have a very good chance. I think she's a person that's shown that she didn't forget where she's from and I think Hempstead schools are similar to the area that she came from."

Crusaders' Pianist Joe Sample Dies of Complication From Lung Cancer

September 15, 2014 04:51:40 GMT

Joe Sample, a founding member of Jazz Crusaders which became known simply as The Crusaders in 1971, passed away at the age of 75 at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas on Friday, September 12. Joe's manager, Patrick Rains, told AP that the pianist died of complication due to lung cancer.

Joe's representative released a statement regarding his passing on Facebook, "At 9:50pm (Houston,TX time), September 12, 2014, Joe Sample passed. His wife Yolanda and his son Nicklas would like to thank all of you, his fans and friends, for your prayers and support during this trying time. Please know that Joe was aware and very appreciative of all of your prayers, comments, letters/cards and well wishes."

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev Is Named Miss America 2015

September 15, 2014 04:39:29 GMT

The new Miss America has been announced. Kira Kazantsev of New York was crowned the Miss America 2015 title at the pageant which took place on Sunday, September 14 in Atlantic City. It was the third time Miss New York has won the title at the annual competition. Miss Virginia Courtney Paige Garrett, meanwhile, was named the runner up.

The contestants wowed the judges and viewers with their talents during the elimination stages. Kazantsev sang Pharrell Williams' Oscar-nominated track "Happy" while playing a cup as seen in "Pitch Perfect". Another memorable performance was from Miss Ohio Mackenzie Bart who did a ventriloquist act.

Iggy Azalea Threatens Legal Action Over Alleged Sex Tape

September 15, 2014 03:47:02 GMT

Iggy Azalea's lawyers reportedly have sent a letter to a major adult movie company to tell them to back off. An alleged sex tape featuring the Australian raptress reportedly has been shopped around and Vivid entertainment is interested in buying it. A new TMZ report, however, claims that Azalea's camp has threatened legal action over the alleged video.

The "Fancy" hitmaker's lawyers have told the company that the name "Iggy" is protected by U.S. Trademark and that the name can only be used by the star. The report, however, further alleges that the company is still trying to buy the X-rated video.

Illinois News Anchor Dave Benton Announces He Has Terminal Brain Cancer Live on Air

September 15, 2014 03:38:15 GMT

An Illinois news anchor named Dave Benton has gained thousand of supporters after he made a brave and emotional announcement live on air. He told his colleagues and viewers of WCIA-TV in Champaign on Thursday, September 11 that he has terminal brain cancer. Dave said, "Basically my cancer is back and it's too big for surgery and radiation."

He continued, "Doctors have told me that I may have four to six months to live." Dave said he decided to try new treatment to slow down the cancer's growth, but that's because he wanted to "have a few more days and make them the best that they can be in the life that I have."

Police Releases Statement After Detaining Actress Daniele Watts for Kissing Her Partner in Public

September 15, 2014 02:49:16 GMT

Following news that police wrongly detained "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts, the LAPD released a statement on Sunday, September 14 to address the issue. Watts and her partner Brian James Lucas previously shared on Facebook that she was detained and handcuffed on Thursday, September 11 after the couple shared a kiss in public.

In the statement, the law enforcement office explained that the officers went to the 11900 block of Ventura Boulevard at around 3 P.M. that day following a report of an indecent exposure. "The citizen who called the police to complain told the 9-1-1 operator that a male and a female were involved in indecent exposure inside a Silver Mercedes with the vehicle door open," they said.

Amy Winehouse's Statue Unveiled on Her 31st Birthday

September 15, 2014 02:16:16 GMT

Fans gathered in Camden, North London on Sunday, September 14 for the unveiling of Amy Winehouse's statue in honor of her 31st birthday. The statue was placed at Camden's Stable Market, where it will be a memorial to the late singer.

The life-sized bronze statue, created by sculptor Scott Eaton, portrays Amy wearing a star of David necklace and a live red rose on her trademark beehive hairdo. Scott told BBC News the statue was meant to capture Amy's "attitude and strength, but also give subtle hints of insecurity."

'Orange Is the New Black' Writer Divorces Husband, Starts Dating Poussey Actress Samira Wiley

September 15, 2014 01:46:31 GMT

Lauren Morelli, one of the writers for "Orange Is the New Black", and her husband of two years Steve Basilone have agreed to go separate ways and now she is dating actress Samira Wiley who plays Poussey on the popular Netflix show. According to TMZ, the writer and her ex-husband jointly filed for divorce recently.

The divorce papers further suggest that the pair separated amicably. The TV writer gets Lexus, her apartment and her sapphire engagement ring. Her husband, meanwhile, gets the Mazda hatchback.

Cheyenne Jackson Marries Boyfriend Jason Landau

September 14, 2014 16:49:08 GMT

Congratulations are in order for actor Cheyenne Jackson and boyfriend Jason Landau. The "30 Rock" alum, 39, is confirmed to have married his fiance in an outdoor wedding at a friend's estate in Encino, Los Angeles on Saturday, September 13.

The couple swapped vows in front star-studded crowd that included Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Leah Remini, Rebecca Romijn and husband Jerry O'Connell, Alicia Silverstone, Jane Lynch, and Kenneth Cole. The couple's dog Billie Jean also took part in the ceremony.
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