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Pat Conroy, author of 'Prince of Tides,' dies at 70

FILE – In this May 16, 2014, file photo, author Pat Conroy speaks to a crowd during a ceremony at the Hollings Library in Columbia, S.C. (AP) Pat Conroy, the beloved author of “The Great Santini” and “The Prince of Tides” and other best-sellers who drew upon his bruising childhood and the vistas of South Carolina and became one of the ...

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John Stamos fires back at harsh 'Fuller House' reviews

Some actors avoid reading reviews at all costs. John Stamos is not one of those actors. The “Fuller House” star sat down with Seth Meyers and read some of the harshest reviews of his new Netflix series, firing back at critics as they went along. Stamos vengefully prompted Meyers to identify each critic by name and he had a snappy ...

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Designer accuses Reese Witherspoon of stealing her logo

Reese Witherspoon’s fashion company is being sued for $5 million after allegedly ripping off a logo design. Jeweler Jordann Weingartner, creator of the Magnolia Collection, accuses the Oscar winner’s company, Draper James, of copyright and trademark infringement because it is using a nearly identical flower-shape design as its trademark and logo. “She literally stole my magnolia,” the angry Palm Beach, ...

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'Deadliest Catch' star Sig Hansen hospitalized

“Deadliest Catch’s” Captain Sig Hansen has been hospitalized, a rep for Discovery confirmed to FOX411. In a deleted post, his daughter shared a photo of her dad in the hospital. She wrote alongside the photo he had suffered a heart attack.  “Capt survived the ‘widowmaker’!! Beating a heart attack ain’t easy. Welcome back boss,” Mandy Marie Hansen wrote on Instagram. ...

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Appeals court puts Bill Cosby's criminal case on hold

Bill Cosby’s preliminary hearing in a criminal sex-assault case is on hold while a Pennsylvania appeals court considers his effort to have the case thrown out before trial. The Pennsylvania Superior Court put the case on hold Tuesday while the court weighs the prosecution request to shut down Cosby’s pretrial appeal. The 78-year-old Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting ...

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Cheryl Tiegs apologizes for comments on plus-size model Ashley Graham

Cheryl Tiegs has apologized for comments she made about Sports Illustrated model Ashley Graham. Tiegs was asked by E! News how she felt about SI’s cover featuring Graham. “I don’t like that we’re talking about full-figured women because it’s glamorizing them because your waist should be smaller than 35 [inches],” she responded last week. “That’s what Dr. Oz said, and ...

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As protests swirl, Oscars have feel of high-stakes showdown

LOS ANGELES –  Hollywood is bracing for an Academy Awards that more than any in recent memory, has the feel of a high-stakes showdown. After a second straight year of all-white acting nominees prompted industry-wide scrutiny, viewers and stars alike are hanging on the opening words of host Chris Rock. The Dolby Theatre ceremony, heavily guarded by security, stands at ...

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Harvey Weinstein jokes about Academy’s diversity problem

Feb 10, 2016. Film producer Harvey Weinstein attends the 2016 amfAR New York Gala. (Reuters) Harvey Weinstein made a questionable joke about the Academy’s diversity crisis, comparing it to the trouble he will cause if Ennio Morricone does not win an Oscar for best original score on Sunday. Weinstein made the comment at Morricone’s Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony on Friday afternoon, speaking warmly of Morricone’s work in ...

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