Frankie Randall, a vocalist, pianist and actor who held the honor of being Frank Sinatra‘s favorite performer, has died.
He was 76.
Randall met Sinatra while playing Jilly’s bar in New York and often accompanied him as his pianist. Sinatra “bestowed” his original musical orchestrations by such arrangers as Nelson Riddle, Billy May, Neal Hefti and Quincy Jones Continue reading
Edward Herrmann, the actor best known for his role as lead vampire in The Lost Boys has died.
He was 71.
To a generation of fans, Herrmann was the loving, astute patriarch on the hit TV show but his career spanned much wider than that. Continue reading
Leelah Alcorn was a transgender teen who was killed Sunday after walking in front of a semi-truck.
Alcorn’s death has sparked an internet conversation as to why the 17-year-old committed suicide. According to a Tumblr post run by Alcorn, the teenager wrote a long suicide note detailing her difficulties growing up transgender.
“After 10 years of confusion I finally understood who I was,” Alcorn wrote in her note. Continue reading
An earthquake has struck San Pedro Ca., measuring a magnitude of 3.9 and was felt from Santa Monica to Cypress on Tuesday afternoon.
Police have arrested a 17-year-old and charged him with the murder of Domino’s Pizza delivery driver, Najeh Masaeid.
Cops say Corey Arrington murdered driver Masaeid, 63, in cold blood after he was making a pizza delivery to a Birmingham apartment complex.
Police say they have arrested and charged Arrington as an adult with capital murder in Masaeid’s death. Continue reading
After a mere 10 months of married bliss, Jeremy Renner and his wife, Sonny Pacheco, are headed for divorce.
Pacheco was the party requesting the divorce citing irreconcilable differences. She is two decades younger than the a-list actor.
A few odd details about the divorce, including the demand of Pacheco that Renner returned her stolen passport, birth certificate, and Social Security card. Continue reading
The Chicago building housing the famous Morton Salt Company has collapsed burying several cars that were parked in a neighboring parking lot.
Luckily no injuries were reported, though some cars at the nearby Acura dealership sustained some salty damage.
A wall collapsed at the Morton Salt building at Elston and Potomac, Fire Media Affairs tweeted about 2:10 p.m. Continue reading
Our friends over at the semi-reliable MTO, are reporting that this is in-fact the sonogram of singer, Rihanna.
In the photo, a baby is depicted cradled in a womb, which is said to be that of the name listed, FENTY, R., Rihanna’s god given name.
From MTO, “A few wekes [sic] ago that a ROCK SOLID SNITCH told us that Rihanna was pregnant. Well today . . .in our INBOX popped a pic – allegedly showing Rihanna’s first sonnogram [sic].
The baby is said to be 9 weeks along.
A British TV show called “You Saw Them Here First,” released this footage of a young Nicki Minaj before she was famous. The video gives us a rare glimpse at Minaj’s face and body before the fame. It’s painfully obvious that the rapper has had a little work done, and by “a little,” we mean, from top to bottom, literally.
Minaj was caught on video while rehearsing for a play at the posh Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in New York City.
The roughly minute-long footage shows Minaj while she was rehearsing a scene hurling a telephone to the ground just a few inches from a classmate. Continue reading
Skip Bayless, ESPN‘s star analyst just explained the REAL issue(s) with Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel – saying that Johnny is an alcoholic – and a liar.
Bayless made the shocking comments hosting ESPN’s popular sports wrap-up show “First Take.”
Bayless told Stephen A. Smith he’s spoken with many people “in and around the Cleveland Browns” organization and is convinced the 22-year-old has a serious drinking problem. Continue reading