A grand jury in Missouri decided last night not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing 18-year-old Mike Brown in Ferguson back in August. As expected, that led to scattered rioting, vandalism, gunshots, and tear gas.
YouTube "celebrity" Bethany Mota got the boot on "Dancing with the Stars" last night. That means tonight's finale is between Alfonso Ribeiro, Sadie Robertson, and Janel Parrish.
Jennifer Lawrence and her "Hunger Games" co-star Liam Hemsworth are reportedly taking their friendship to the next level. A "source" says, quote, "They've always had insane chemistry, but they've never been single at the same time before."
Jose Canseco’s fiancée dumped him.
Halle Berry went to court to stop her baby-daddy Gabriel Aubry from turning their daughter white. She's upset that he's been straightening their 6-year-old daughter's hair and lightening it. She thinks it's because he doesn't want her to appear black. Gabriel is white.
Bono and U2 top "GQ" magazine's annual list of the "Least Influential Celebrities of 2014." Also making this year's list are President Obama (#2), racist former L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling (#3), Johnny Depp (#16), Shia LaBeouf (#21), Woody Allen (#23), and Sarah Palin (#26).
Rachel McAdams has joined the cast of the second season of HBO's "True Detective" . . . joining Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, and Taylor Kitsch.
The new "Star Wars" trailer will debut in 30 theaters this weekend.
The Cowardly Lion costume from "The Wizard of Oz" sold for $3 million at an auction . . . and the piano from "Casablanca" sold for $3.4 million.
Justin Bieber tops a Forbes.com list of the "Highest-Earning Celebrities Under 30." He made roughly $80 million over the past year. One Direction is next with $75 million, followed by Taylor Swift with $64 million.
Christian Bale willingly gave up the role of Batman . . . but that doesn't mean he's happy that Ben Affleck is taking over in "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice". He says, quote, "The fact that I'm jealous of someone else playing Batman. I think I should have gotten over it by now."
George Eads is leaving "CSI". He's been on the show since it debuted 15 years ago. There's still no word if the show will even be renewed for a 16th season.
ON TV TONIGHT
"Dancing with the Stars" . . . 8:00 P.M. on ABC.
"The Voice" . . . 8:00 P.M. on NBC.
One Direction and Katy Perry each won three trophies at the "American Music Awards" last night. Iggy Azalea won two, and if we're to believe her first acceptance speech of the night, these were the first awards she's ever won.
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made what might just be the greatest catch in NFL history last night against the Dallas Cowboys. It was a one-handed grab that he actually managed to snag with his fingers. The Giants lost the game.
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" had the biggest opening of any movie this year with $123 million. But compared to the first two movies in the series, "Mockingjay" didn't do quite as well. The original made $153 million . . . and "Catching Fire" made $158 million.
Katy Perry ranted on Twitter about an invasive run-in with the Australian paparazzi. She said the photographers wouldn't leave her alone unless she let them take a photo of her in her bikini . . . and that it was "perverted and disgusting."
Queen Latifah’s daytime talk show has been canceled after a two-year run. Production will continue through the end of the year, and new episodes will air up until March.
Yet another Janis Joplin movie is in the works, and maybe this one will actually get off the ground. It's called "Get It While You Can" . . . and Amy Adams is once again attached to play Janis. That said, it isn't scheduled to begin production for another six months, so don't get too excited yet.
Is Kourtney Kardashian fed up with Scott Disick? People think so, because she posted a meme on Instagram that says, "If you want to leave, you can."
Remember when Jennifer Aniston showed her butt on the cover of "Rolling Stone" 18 years ago? Jen would like Kim Kardashian to recognize that.
Kris Jenner called a summit with her daughters to warn them not to overdo the plastic surgery.
Robin Thicke has moved on. It looks like he's dating a model who's either 19 or 20.
TV legend Norman Lear is in talks to reboot "All in the Family".
Taylor Swift’s YouTube views have doubled since she pulled her music from Spotify.
Bill Cosby briefly addressed the allegations against him before a show Friday night in Florida. He said, quote, "I know people are tired of me not saying anything, but a guy doesn't have to answer to innuendos. People should fact check. People shouldn't have to go through that and shouldn't answer to
ON TV TONIGHT
"Monday Night Football" . . . 8:30 P.M. on ESPN. The Saints host the Ravens.
"Dancing with the Stars" . . . 8:00 P.M. on ABC.
Jose Canseco says his re-attached finger did not fall off during a poker game. He was joking.
Scarlett Johansson is now wearing a simple gold band in addition to her engagement ring. So naturally, people are wondering if she and fiancé Romain Dauriac secretly got married. There's no actual evidence they did yet.
AMC's "Breaking Bad" spin-off "Better Call Saul" will premiere on Sunday, February 8th, after the mid-season return of "The Walking Dead". There will be a second episode the following night, when it settles into its Monday night timeslot.
Rumor has it ABC is nervous that Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea’s performance of "Booty" at the American Music Awards on Sunday will be too raunchy. Supposedly, they've banned butt cracks and rubbing. Iggy says it'll be fine, but, quote, "We aren't performing in turtleneck sweaters."
Four women came out yesterday with new accusations against Bill Cosby. Lou Ferrigno’s wife says he tried to assault her at his house in 1967, but she got away. An actress from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" says Bill forced himself on her in the green room of "The Tonight Show" in 1971. And a nurse from Florida and a woman from Pittsburgh say he drugged and assaulted them.
The third "Hunger Games" movie is the only new movie hitting theaters this weekend. "Mockingjay Part 1" has Katniss joining the rebels of District 13 and becoming the face of the rebellion in all their propaganda . . . as Peeta is used for the opposite purpose in the Capitol.
Has NBC asked Al Roker to tone down his crazy antics.
The "National Enquirer" claims Khloe Kardashian has a brilliant new plan to lose weight. She orders whatever she wants . . . takes a bite or two . . . and then sprays a "Windex-like cleaner" on the food.
Sean Hayes secretly got married last week to his longtime boyfriend Scott Icenogle. Yesterday, he posted a "Throwback Thursday" photo of their wedding day along with the caption, "Took us 8 years, but we did it!"
Gwyneth Paltrow may have taken a shot at Martha Stewart by putting a recipe on her GOOP website for something called "Jailbird Cake".
Cher is canceling the rest of her tour, because she's still dealing with a viral infection that caused her to cancel several shows in September.
ON TV THIS WEEKEND
"Sunday Night Football" . . . at 5:30 P.M. on NBC. The Giants host the Cowboys
Sunday: "The American Music Awards" . . . at 8:00 P.M. on ABC.
Sunday: "The Walking Dead" . . . at 9:00 P.M. on AMC.
Mike Nichols, the entertainment icon and husband of ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer, died suddenly Wednesday at the age of 83. But Nichols forged his legacy as a director, helming hits on Broadway and the silver screen. He earned the Oscar for best director for "The Graduate."
A "source" says "People" has asked Ryan Gosling several times to be its Sexiest Man Alive, but he turned them down every time because he's, quote, "too artsy." But "People" was quick to note that this year's choice, Chris Hemsworth, was their first choice.
When U2 announced that Bono was in a "cycling spill" last weekend . . . they were really downplaying it . . . because he suffered some severe injuries. They include: A facial fracture, a shoulder blade broken in three places, and a shattered left arm, where the bone tore through his skin.
Kevin James and his wife are expecting their fourth child.
Rumor has it – Michael Phelps dating a woman who was born a man.
When Charles Manson gets married, he and his wife will be allowed to hold hands during the ceremony, and kiss afterward . . . but that's all the physical contact they'll be allowed. And even when they're married, there won't be conjugal visits.
13-year-old Maddox Jolie-Pitt is working as a production assistant on his parents' movie.
It's getting worse for Bill Cosby. NBC has decided not to move ahead with his new sitcom, Netflix is canceling the premiere of his new standup special, and TV Land is dumping reruns of "The Cosby Show".
This probably isn't true, but a British tabloid says Kim Kardashian offered to adopt a young girl from Thailand, but she said no.
Taylor Swift made Hot 100 history this week, by beating herself for the #1 song. "Blank Space" replaced "Shake It Off" at the top of the chart, making her the first woman in Hot 100 history to ever do that.
Cecily Strong from "Saturday Night Live" will host the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner next April.
Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin died this week at the age of 78. He's best known for the hit "What Becomes of the Broken Hearted".
ON TV TONIGHT
"Thursday Night Football" . . . 8:30 P.M. on the NFL Network. The Chiefs vs. the Raiders.
"The Biggest Loser" . . . 8:00 P.M. on NBC.
Chris Hemsworth has been named "People" magazine's Sexiest Man Alive. The runners-up include Chris Pratt, Blake Shelton, Bradley Cooper, Michael Strahan, Tim Tebow, and Idris Elba.
Chris Pratt has been named this year's "GQ" Man of the Year. There are six covers for this year's Men of the Year issue, and the cover models include Dave Chappelle . . . openly-gay wannabe NFL star Michael Sam . . . Steve Carell . . . and this year's token female, Shailene Woodley.
TMZ says it's a "done deal" that Kathy Griffin is replacing Joan Rivers on E!'s "Fashion Police". But the show will no longer be a weekly series. Instead, E! will use it as "event programming," during award shows and other special occasions.
Tracy Morgan's lawyer says he suffered a severe brain injury in that crash this summer, and may never fully recover. Quote, "He's still fighting and trying to live his life at the same time and trying to get better, and he's just not better."
There's a story going around that George and Amal Clooney want to adopt a child from a war-torn country. But his rep says it's not true.
Jose Canseco is selling the gun that he shot his finger off with.
Kim Kardashian says she saw her nude photo shoot as, quote, "an art project that was going to make me feel confident and feel good." She also says she would love to have more kids, and she's trying.
17-year-old Kylie Jenner is accused of getting breast implants by some random plastic surgeon who probably just wants his name out there. His "proof" . . . her boobs look bigger and rounder, and she has more defined cleavage. Meanwhile, Kylie was ticketed yesterday because the red tail lights on her Range Rover have black covers on them, which is illegal.
The new, Ebola-fighting version of the charity song "Do They Know It's Christmas" is the fastest-selling single of the year so far, moving 206,000 copies since its release Monday.
Diana Ross, Colbie Caillat, Meghan Trainor, and Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy will all appear on "The Voice" next week.
Apparently, Justin Bieber is getting serious about religion again. He's supposedly on some sort of religious "mission" trip in California, where he's spending two weeks hanging out with a pastor . . . and has, quote, "exiled himself from friends, alcohol, weed," and other ungodly things.
U2 will release 11 short films to accompany that album they forced upon you.
Former supermodel Janice Dickinson says Bill Cosby drugged and raped her in 1982 . . . after flying her to Lake Tahoe, supposedly to discuss a role on "The Cosby Show". Janice says she tried to write about it in her 2002 autobiography, but Cosby's lawyers pressured her publisher to scrap it.
Former "Saturday Night Live" star Bill Hader and his wife welcomed a daughter over the weekend. She's their third child.
Jennifer Esposito from "Blue Bloods" got married Sunday, to a guy she runs a gluten-free bakery with.
ON TV TONIGHT
"American Horror Story: Freak Show". . . 10:00 P.M. on FX.
"Snooki & Jwoww". . . 10:00 P.M. on MTV.
Solange Knowles broke out in hives on her wedding night on Saturday. She looked fantastic in her wedding photos, but apparently she broke out sometime during the reception. Sources say it was probably some kind of food allergy.
Nick Jonas just randomly showed up at a New York City subway station to play guitar and sing.
Alfonso Ribeiro didn't let an injury keep him from performing last night on "Dancing with the Stars" . . . and some of his former TV co-stars even offered their support. In the end, it was Tommy Chong who was sent home.
Matthew McConaughey got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
After word broke that Matthew McConaughey would not be returning for “Magic Mike,” an insider tells Page Six that McConaughey will make a cameo appearance in “Magic Mike XXL.”
The Dropkick Murphy’s canceled a show in Tulsa on Sunday . . . after their tour bus hit and killed someone near Austin, Texas at 3:00 A.M. that morning. The band says, quote, "[The] pedestrian suddenly ran onto the highway in front of our tour bus. Police suspect a suicide."
Check out some images from the upcoming, computer-animated "Peanuts" movie. It's coming out next November.
Melissa McCarthy has lost a good bit of weight. Sources say she's dropped about 50 pounds, thanks to exercise and a healthier diet.
This past weekend, Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Swayne Gratz got so tanked that he tried to use bubble gum to purchase items from a store after realizing that he was out of cash. He argued with the employee . . . and refused to leave until the cops came and arrested him.
Another woman has come forward accusing Bill Cosby of drugging and raping her. She says it happened twice in 1969 . . . which coincidentally is the same year he did a comedy routine about wanting to get his hands on some Spanish fly in order to get women in the mood.
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch allegedly smashed his ex-girlfriend's head against a wall three times after a bad race two months ago. The woman is asking for a restraining order against him. Kurt's lawyer says she's lying.
Charles Manson is 80 years old, locked up in prison and a murderer . . . but he's still getting married before you are. His blushing bride is 26-year-old Afton Elaine Burton. And yeah, she's obviously insane.
ON TV TONIGHT
"The Voice". . . 8:00pm on NBC.
“Sons of Anarchy” . . . 10pm on FX.