'Wild Thing' singer Reg Presley dies
February 5th, 2013
01:30 PM ET

'Wild Thing' singer Reg Presley dies

Singer Reg Presley of British band The Troggs has died, CNN has confirmed. He was 71.

Famous for the 1966 song "Wild Thing," Presley and The Troggs were also behind other hits like "With a Girl Like You," "I Can't Control Myself" and "Love Is All Around."

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Christina Ricci's engaged
February 4th, 2013
09:33 AM ET

Christina Ricci's engaged

Christina Ricci's confirmed that the conspicuous rock she's been wearing since last fall is indeed an engagement ring.

A rep for the 32-year-old actress tells CNN that Ricci is set to tie the knot with beau James Heerdegen, a camera technician. He's worked on more than 40 projects, including CBS' new show "Elementary."

Heerdegen and Ricci met on the set of her now defunct ABC show "Pan Am," and Us Weekly reported the two were an item last February.

Ricci, who's signed on for this summer's "The Smurfs 2", told the magazine on Friday at the launch of a Make Up For Ever Remix makeup bag she helped design that Heerdegen popped the question "a couple months back."

Morrissey pulls out of performances due to ulcer
January 28th, 2013
11:24 AM ET

Morrissey pulls out of performances due to ulcer

Some of Morrissey's stateside fans will have to wait to see the singer live, as he's postponed upcoming performances due to a bleeding ulcer, a rep for the singer told CNN.

According to Billboard, Morrissey was hospitalized in Royal Oak, Michigan over the weekend for a suspected bladder infection. He had to cancel a January 24 show in Flint, Michigan, which itself was a rescheduled performance. In October, Morrissey had to pause his trek to spend time with his mother in the hospital.

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Oxygen won't air 'All My Babies' Mamas' with rapper Shawty Lo
January 15th, 2013
05:44 PM ET

Oxygen won't air 'All My Babies' Mamas' with rapper Shawty Lo

Oxygen has decided not to move forward with developing a reality special that considered featuring a rapper and the 10 women he had 11 children with.

Called "All My Babies' Mamas," the hour-long special in development would potentially follow rapper Shawty Lo's unconventional family life and his interactions with his super-sized clan. Shawty Lo and his family weren't the only parties in consideration for casting.

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Evan Rachel Wood: 'I'm gonna be a mama!'
January 11th, 2013
01:33 PM ET

Evan Rachel Wood: 'I'm gonna be a mama!'

So far, 2013 is turning into The Year of the Baby Shower, with Evan Rachel Wood being the latest celebrity to announce she's got a baby on the way.

The 25-year-old actress, who just married fellow actor Jamie Bell, 26, in October, announced on Twitter Friday that she's expecting.

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Bobby Womack reveals Alzheimer’s diagnosis
January 3rd, 2013
06:48 PM ET

Bobby Womack reveals Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Soul legend Bobby Womack has been diagnosed with the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.

“The doctor said you have signs of Alzheimer’s,” the 68-year-old singer revealed to Gilles Peterson on BBC 6 music. "He said it's not bad yet but it's going to get worse."

“How can I not remember songs that I wrote? That's frustrating.”

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