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Actor Nathan Lane compares Paul Ryan to Wicked Witch of the West

Actor Nathan Lane, star of Broadway’s “The Producers” and the film “The Birdcage” took a few sardonic jabs at the Romney campaign on Friday night at a fundraiser for President Barack Obama on Friday night, according to Huffington Post. At the event, which was held at a supporter’s residence in…

Limbaugh blames Empire State shooting on Obama’s ‘warfare on bosses’

The latest episode of gun violence that erupted in New York City on Friday has been attributed to a disgruntled former employee who had been laid off as the result of downsizing a year ago. Jeffrey Johnson killed his former boss with a single shot to the head, then was…

LL Cool J leaves intruder with broken bones

LOS ANGELES — An alleged burglar was left with a broken nose, jaw and ribs after US rapper-actor LL Cool J confronted the intruder in the kitchen of his Los Angeles home, prosecutors said Thursday. Jonathan A. Kirby, a 56-year-old transient, was hospitalized after being tackled by the 44-year-old rapper…

Rupert Murdoch’s daughter calls on media to put morality over profits

LONDON — Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of Australian-born tycoon Rupert, urged the media to concentrate on morals as well as profit during a speech to television executives in Scotland on Thursday. Giving the MacTaggart lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Murdoch said News Corp — her father’s company — had…

News Corporation digital chief to step aside ahead of split

WASHINGTON — News Corp said Thursday that Jonathan Miller, head of digital operations for Rupert Murdoch’s media-entertainment conglomerate, would step aside as the group prepares for its split. Miller, who became chief digital officer in 2009, will leave his post at the end of September “as the company moves towards…

Greta Garbo’s belongings to hit the auction block

Hundreds of items belonging to Greta Garbo, including designer clothing, will be auctioned off in December, Julien’s Auctions announced Wednesday. The legendary actress’s “personal collection… has never been previously available and (is) rarely seen by others,” the Beverly Hills-based auctioneers said in a statement. The sale, set for December 14…

Singer Sarah Brightman could be next International Space Station tourist

British soprano Sarah Brightman could become the next space tourist to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS), a senior official at the Russian space agency hinted Wednesday. The singer, 52, known for her roles in West End musicals such as The Phantom of the Opera is being considered…

Royal family told British press not to print nude Prince Harry photos

The royal family warned the country’s newspapers not to publish nude photographs of Prince Harry cavorting with friends on holiday in Las Vegas. The photographs, published in the United States by celebrity news website TMZ.com, showed the third-in-line to the throne naked in a hotel suite. In one of the…

Foreign journalists ‘intimidated’ in China: press groups

Foreign press associations in China expressed alarm Tuesday over recent incidents of intimidation directed against foreign media workers, including the alleged beating of a Japanese journalist. The Foreign Correspondents’ Clubs of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong said they were “extremely concerned” by four recent cases of journalists who had been…

Comedian Phyllis Diller dies at age 95

US actress and comedian Phyllis Diller — who in the 1960s helped pave the way for female comics in Hollywood — died Monday at her Los Angeles home at age 95, her manager told AFP. The trailblazing star — known for her distinctive laugh, disheveled hair and outlandish wardrobe —…

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