James Franco explains nearly nude photos, and more news to note
May 9th, 2014
06:37 PM ET

James Franco explains nearly nude photos, and more news to note

Today's talk you might've missed:

  • Not long ago, James Franco posted a selfie that was so risque being fully nude would've been safer. As he explained to David Letterman, he's only doing it for his fans: "It's what the people want!"
  • The reason Prince doesn't swear in his music anymore? Here's what Muhammad Ali has to do with it: [HuffPost]
  • Apparently, we've had Jenny McCarthy's stance on vaccinations all wrong. As she told "Good Morning America," "I'm certainly not against them." Huh. Could've fooled us. [ABC]
  • Amid the bloodbath that's happening at NBC as the network clears its calendar for new shows - R.I.P., "Community!" - there is one bright spot. At the "Law & Order: SVU" wrap party for season 15, the cast got the happy news that they'll return for a season 16. A rare thing at NBC, to say the least. [Page Six]
  • Here's the burning question we've been left with after Penny and Leonard got engaged on "The Big Bang Theory" Thursday. Should we call them Lenny, or Peonard? [Today]

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'Xscape' with this Michael Jackson playlist
May 9th, 2014
05:59 PM ET

'Xscape' with this Michael Jackson playlist

All this week, never-before-heard songs from the upcoming Michael Jackson album "Xscape" have been released. If you've been having trouble keeping up with all the fresh music, here's a cheat sheet.

To start with, there's the "duet" the late King of Pop performs with Justin Timberlake that was released last week, "Love Never Felt So Good."

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Filed under: Music
'Community' among series that get the axe
May 9th, 2014
05:25 PM ET

'Community' among series that get the axe

Fans of NBC's beloved comedy "Community" were so achingly close to the fabled six seasons and a movie, but it was not to be.

On Friday, just before next week's upfronts (in which the new fall schedules are announced for advertisers), "Community" was one of a slew of shows canceled and renewed by the networks.

Cast and creators took to Twitter to confirm the sad news and thank the fans and their colleagues for five seasons.

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Gwyneth Paltrow wants to end 'the mommy wars'
May 9th, 2014
03:33 PM ET

Gwyneth Paltrow wants to end 'the mommy wars'

This Mother's Day, Gwyneth Paltrow is hoping parents all over the world can just get along.

The actress and mother of two has faced criticism for a prior statement she made about being famous and a parent at the same time, saying that she has a "one movie a year" rule so her work doesn't infringe on raising her kids Apple, 9, and Moses, 8.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Gwyneth Paltrow
Why Zoe Saldana remade 'Rosemary's Baby'
May 9th, 2014
01:55 PM ET

Why Zoe Saldana remade 'Rosemary's Baby'

When you deign to remake a classic like "Rosemary's Baby," the very obvious question is "why?"

So when it comes to Zoe Saldana's "Rosemary's Baby" miniseries, airing on NBC in two parts on May 11 and May 15, the actress says she has three reasons for signing up - and one of the biggest ones is Paris.

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Filed under: Celebrities • television
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