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Jonathan Knight on being outed and how ‘The Amazing Race’ helped his anxiety

Sunday, March 1, 2015
New Kid on the Block Jonathan Knight, who appears on CBS' "The Amazing Race" with his partner Harley Rodriguez, opens up about how hiding his sexual orientation led to his struggle with stage fright and panic attacks. [...]

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Eddie Redmayne’s latest transformation: Transgender pioneer Lili Elbe

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Eddie Redmayne as Lili Elbe in "The Danish Girl." Directed by Tom Hooper, the film is currently in production.
Fresh from his Oscar win for Lead Actor for his performance as famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything,” British actor Eddie Redmayne is taking on another project that involves a drastic physical transformation. [...]

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‘Birdman’ takes flight at an Oscars ceremony punctuated by politics

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Host Neil Patrick Harris at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past, took Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality. [...]

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‘It’s My Party’ singer‑songwriter Lesley Gore dies at age 68

Monday, February 16, 2015
Lesley Gore hugs a flowered record at her 18th birthday party celebrated at the Delmonico Hotel in New York on May 5, 1964. Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and "You Don't Own Me," died of cancer, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.
Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hit "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday at age 68. [...]

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Rosie O’Donnell says goodbye to ‘The View’ – again

Friday, February 13, 2015
Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell has ended her second stint on "The View" Thursday, her goodbye about as short as her tenure. Holding her toddler daughter, O'Donnell made her exit Thursday in a segment that lasted barely 40 seconds. [...]

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Rosie O’Donnell explains why she didn’t address her departure from ‘The View’

Monday, February 9, 2015
Rosie O'Donnell opened up Monday afternoon about her planned departure from ABC's "The View" this week after being tight lipped on the subject during today's broadcast. [...]

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Out singer, songwriter Sam Smith is king of the Grammys, wins ‘Best New Artist’

Sunday, February 8, 2015
Sam Smith accepts the award for best new artist at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.
Sam Smith was the king of the Grammys, taking home three of the top four awards, including song and record of the year for "Stay With Me," and best new artist, while Beck won album of the year. [...]

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Bruce Jenner involved in fatal Malibu crash, walks away uninjured

Sunday, February 8, 2015
The SUV with a trailer, belonging to Reality-TV star Bruce Jenner, is seen at the scene of a car crash where one person was killed and at least seven other's were injured, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Jenner was in one of the cars involved in the four-vehicle crash on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu that killed a woman, Los Angeles County authorities said.
Olympic gold medalist and Kardashian family patriarch Bruce Jenner was behind the wheel of an SUV involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Malibu that killed a woman and injured seven others, authorities said. [...]

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Lea DeLaria announces engagement to longtime girlfriend Chelsea Fairless

Friday, February 6, 2015
Lea DeLaria and Chelsea Fairless, in a photo posted to Facebook and Instagram announcing their engagement.
"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria is off the market. The actress, singer and comedienne made the announcement Friday that she is marrying longtime girlfriend Chelsea Fairless. [...]

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John Legend boycotts Hollywood event at Brunei-owned hotel over anti-LGBT laws

Thursday, February 5, 2015
John Legend
Grammy winner John Legend has canceled an appearance at a pre-Grammy party sponsored by LA Confidential magazine at the Beverly Hills Hotel because of the anti-gay views of the hotel's owner, the Sultan of Brunei. [...]

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