It's official: The latest from CNN Entertainment
June 26th, 2012
05:37 PM ET

It's official: The latest from CNN Entertainment

Here's the latest confirmed news from CNN Entertainment:

  • Drake and Chris Brown offered $1 million each to fight: An organization called Celebrity Boxing Gym has offered both Chris Brown and Drake - the two hip-hop stars named in an alleged altercation at a New York nightclub two weeks ago - $1 million a piece to fight each other in the ring. They've even reached out to Rihanna - who reports speculated was the reason for the brawl - to be the ring girl. Yep. A rep for the Celebrity Boxing Gym tells CNN that they're waiting to hear back from reps for both Drake and Chris Brown, and that while they're "99.9 percent sure" Rihanna's going to pass, they're positive she'd watch the fight, if it were to happen. Proceeds would go to benefit a charity that helps abused women.
  • Jennifer Lawrence helps collapsed girl: Add Jennifer Lawrence to the growing list of celebrities you want around when you need a helping hand. The 21-year-old "Hunger Games" star came to the aid of an underage girl on Monday after the young woman collapsed on the front lawn of Lawrence's Los Angeles apartment complex. Lawrence was one of those attempting to offer help when police arrived around 6:49 p.m. Police say the young woman was treated on the spot and cleared to go.
  • 50 Cent suffers minor injuries after car crash: Rapper 50 Cent was in a car accident in New York early on Tuesday, but thankfully he only suffered minor injuries. His rep tells CNN that he was "taken to New York Hospital Queens, where he was treated for minor neck and back injuries. He was released this morning and is doing fine."

 

What Aaron Sorkin learned from CNN for 'Newsroom'
June 22nd, 2012
05:59 PM ET

What Aaron Sorkin learned from CNN for 'Newsroom'

When we spotted the phrase "the most trusted name in news" in one of the early trailers for Aaron Sorkin's new series, "The Newsroom," we thought that sounded awfully ... familiar, shall we say.

And it turns out that might not be the only thing about Sorkin's anticipated summer series that will remind us of our home base.

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'Bachelor' host splits from wife
May 4th, 2012
10:10 AM ET

'Bachelor' host splits from wife

"The Bachelor's" Chris Harrison likely has new empathy for contestants whose relationships don't work out.

The longtime host of the dating reality show announced Thursday that he's separated from his wife Gwen Jones.

Harrison's rep told CNN the high school sweethearts arrived at their decision “after much heartfelt consideration.”

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March 19th, 2012
12:30 PM ET

Fifth 'American Pie'? Could happen, says Jason Biggs

We haven't even seen "American Reunion" yet - its not due in theaters until April 6 - but the franchise's star Jason Biggs says there's already a title in mind should a fifth "American Pie" movie ever happen.

"'American Pive,'" Biggs tells CNN, adding that it should happen "just for the title alone! Kinda catchy, right?"

Biggs explains that writer/director Jon Hurwitz came up with it, and adds that a fifth film could be considered if the fourth, "American Reunion," performs well.

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Guitarist Ronnie Montrose dies at 64
March 5th, 2012
10:18 AM ET

Guitarist Ronnie Montrose dies at 64

At the age of 64, rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose died Saturday in his California home, Montrose's booking agent tells CNN.

The musician had been struggling with prostate cancer "for a number of years."

Montrose's son says in a statement that just a few months prior, "we held a surprise party for Ronnie Montrose's 64th birthday. He gave an impromptu speech, and told us that after a long life, filled with joy and hardship, he didn't take any of our love for granted."

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February 27th, 2012
01:40 PM ET

Stars come out for Vanity Fair post-Oscars party

The festivities don't stop with the Oscars ceremony - once the awards are handed out, the stars let loose with the Governor's Ball and Vanity Fair's post-Oscars bash.

We spoke with a number of celebs at the latter gathering, and Sean "P. Diddy" Combs for one was planning on having a good time.

"['Undefeated' filmmaker] TJ [Martin] happens to be the first African American to win an Oscar [for best documentary], and I'm happy to be a part of it," Combs told us as he arrived. Pointing towards the party,  he added, "I plan on having more memories, so if you catch me in a few more hours I'll have some more stories for you!”

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