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50 Cent hospitalized - publicity stunt?

May 17, 2012 / 3:49 pm

Is 50 Cent suffering from a stomach bug – or just bugging for some attention? In a series of recent Tweets, the rapper, 36, says he's on the mend after being hospitalized with what a friend, DJ Drama, told was a stomach ailment. "I'm feeling better today I...

We yak with Afrojack

May 17, 2012 / 10:00 am

Afrojack, one of the most sought-after DJs and producers in the world, is set to embark on his most extensive tour to date this summer - with more than 30 headlining dates and festival stops across North America. Where does the tour kick off? Right here in Kelowna! The...

Donna Summer reported dead at 63

May 17, 2012 / 9:44 am

Donna Summer has died at the age of 63. The 'Last Dance' singer passed away Thursday morning in Florida after a battle with cancer. According to gossip website TMZ, the Queen of Disco had attempted to keep the extent of her illness from fans and was recently trying to finish up her...

Taylor Swift makes huge donation

May 17, 2012 / 9:19 am

NASHVILLE — Taylor Swift has taught a generation of kids to appreciate country music over the last five years. Now, she's donating US$4 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to make sure that education continues. The gift is the largest given to the museum by an artist...

Wife of Robert F. Kennedy found dead

May 16, 2012 / 3:07 pm

Mary Kennedy, the estranged second wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., has died. She was 52. "We deeply regret the death of our beloved sister Mary, whose radiant and creative spirit will be sorely missed by those who loved her," Mary Kennedy's family said in a statement released...

West Kelowna movie seeking actors

May 16, 2012 / 11:34 am

If you have an acting background producers of a movie being shot in West Kelowna are looking for you. The movie, 'A Mother's Nightmare' is scheduled to film in West Kelowna from May 28 to June 16. It's a made-for-TV production for Lifetime TV in the US. Casting...

Exclusive! Survivor Final 5 interviews

May 16, 2012 / 11:02 am

On Sunday night, Kim Spradlin was crowned the 1 million dollar winner of the 24th season of Survivor. Kim taking the big prize was not really a shock to viewers, as she was not only dominating the game from day one but was almost unbeatable in immunity challenges. As soon as Jeff read her name...

Actor Nick Stahl reported missing

May 16, 2012 / 9:08 am

Where is Nick Stahl? reports that his wife, Rose, filed a missing persons report with the Los Angeles Police Department on Monday. According to her report, Stahl, 32, was last seen on May 9. Stahl is best known for his work in Terminator 3 and the HBO series Carnivale. UPDATE:...

Travolta sex scandal dismissed?

May 15, 2012 / 3:00 pm

A man who filed sexual battery charges against John Travolta has filed papers to dismiss the case. The masseur - who has been named only as John Doe #1 - had originally accused the actor of assaulting him on January 16 at the Beverly Hills hotel but made an application in California this...

Tom Cruise: heard it, read it, got it

May 15, 2012 / 12:00 pm

What better place to bare all – even as one's 50th birthday approaches – than in the pages of Playboy? Tom Cruise, who hits the half-century mark in July, sat down for a candid and lengthy Q&A that appears in the magazine's June issue, on newsstands May 18. PEOPLE has...

Courtney Love 'flips out' in NYC hotel

May 15, 2012 / 10:36 am

Courtney Love "flipped out" and at a hotel in New York on Sunday. The Hole singer was disturbed as she took part in interactive play "Forgotten," and had to run for the exit, according to the New York Post newspaper. Courtney was at the city's McKittrick Hotel, where...

Avicii in Penticton: VIP tickets sold out

May 15, 2012 / 9:52 am


Canucks' Booth under fire for Tweet

May 15, 2012 / 9:26 am

When Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth took a break from hockey to stalk a bear on a reality TV show, he succeeded in killing his prey. But his tweet of the moment has failed to capture the love of some viewers. On April 30, Booth tweeted about his excursion into the wild, saying he was...

Crashing soon at Train Wreck Comedy

May 14, 2012 / 6:00 pm

Crashing Soon at Train Wreck Comedy... Jane Stanton Vancouver, BC Wednesday May 16th - O'Flannigan's Thursday May 17th - Dakoda's Sports Bar Jane is one of the hottest Comedians to come out of Vancouver and tours all over Canada sharing stages with some of the biggest...

Spears, Lovato officially X-Factored

May 14, 2012 / 2:34 pm

Britney Spears and Demi Lovato have been officially confirmed as 'X Factor' judges. The pop singers will join Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid on the panel of the TV talent show as replacements for Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul, it was announced on Tuesday. Britney said in a...

'Swamp People' star dies

May 14, 2012 / 1:12 pm

Mitchell Guist, one of the crocodile-hunting stars of The History Channel series Swamp People, died in Louisiana on Monday. Authorities confirmed the news to Baton Rouge's, adding that the incident occurred around 9 a.m. along the Belle River. CPR was attempted but attempts to...

Travolta lawsuit: 'Hell of a fight' looms

May 14, 2012 / 11:32 am

As the sexual assault case of John Travolta's first accuser appears to have all but crumbled, the focus has shifted to allegations made by John Doe #2 – and his attorney is gearing up for a no-holds-barred trial. But he wants it carried out entirely in private. "I want a full...

Jessica Simpson births maternity line

May 14, 2012 / 8:50 am

She just had baby Maxwell Drew two weeks ago, but Jessica Simpson is already giving birth to another venture: a maternity line. The designer announced plans for her latest collection, aptly named Jessica Simpson Maternity, just this morning. Simpson’s new line — which will be...

Bass legend 'Duck' Dunn dies in Tokyo

May 13, 2012 / 1:29 pm

Donald "Duck" Dunn, the bassist who helped create the gritty Memphis soul sound at Stax Records in the 1960s as part of the legendary group Booker T. and the MGs and contributed to such classics as "In the Midnight Hour," ''Hold On, I'm Coming" and "Sitting...

Idol's Hollie can't make you love her

May 11, 2012 / 4:21 pm

After a few weeks of surprising American Idol eliminations, last night’s eviction of Hollie Cavanagh was no shocker. Even Hollie herself had been expecting this for a few weeks already, and those feelings of impending doom only intensified over the last two Thursdays. "I was shocked...

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