Celebrity Scoop

Maria Bello says goodbye to ‘NCIS’

Maria Bello is moving on. Bello, who played Dr. Jacqueline “Jack” Sloane on “NCIS” for three seasons, said goodbye to the CBS series following her final episode that aired Tuesday night. The actress posted a heartfelt tribute to her Instagram, writing: “And that’s a wrap for Jack Sloane @ncis_cbs !!! I’ve learned many things on…

Reggae pioneer Bunny Wailer has died at age 73

Reggae music pioneer, Neville “Bunny Wailer ” Livingston, has died at the age of 73, Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport said in a statement. Wailer had been in the hospital since December and died at the Medical Associates Hospital in Kingston, Olivia Grange said in the statement Tuesday. No cause of death…

Britney Spears’ father says he would ‘love nothing more than to see Britney not need a conservatorship’

Since the debut of the New York Times documentary “Framing Britney Spears” last month, there has been renewed interest in the singer’s court-ordered conservatorship and calls for her father, Jamie Spears, to step aside as co-conservator. Through his attorney Vivian Lee Thoreen, Jamie Spears said he, too, wishes the conservatorship could come to an end.…

Online harassment of Rachel Lindsay condemned by ‘Bachelor’ franchise producers

The executive producers of the “Bachelor” franchise have Rachel Lindsay’s back. They posted a statement on Twitter supporting the first Black “Bachelorette” after she received harassment online following an interview with the franchise’s host, Chris Harrison. “As Executive Producers of the Bachelor Franchise we would like to make it perfectly clear that any harassment directed…

Hilaria and Alec Baldwin welcome new baby

The Baldwin family looks to have a new addition. Almost six months after the Hilaria Baldwin gave birth to their fifth child together, Eduardo, she and her husband Alec shared a photo of her with their brood and a newborn baby. She wrote the number seven, a heart emoji and a photo credit to her…

‘Wonder Woman’ star Gal Gadot pregnant with third child

“Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot has announced on social media that she is pregnant with her third child. The 35-year-old Israeli actress posed with her hands on her stomach in between her husband Yaron Varsano and their two daughters in a picture posted on Monday. “Here we go again,” the caption accompanying the post on…

Taylor Swift didn’t appreciate that ‘Ginny & Georgia’ joke

Taylor Swift is over the jokes. The singer tweeted Monday to express her displeasure with a joke included in the Netflix series “Ginny & Georgia.” “Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 called and it wants its lazy, deeply sexist joke back,” Swift tweeted along with a close caption of the joke “What do you care? You…

How one documentary reframes the history of Black women

Black women are the mules of the world, Zora Neale Hurston wrote in 1937. More than 80 years later, Hurston’s words in “Their Eyes Were Watching God” still ring true, but one filmmaker is on a journey to both expose that truth and alleviate it. Oge Egbuonu’s new documentary, “(In)visible Portraits,” is what she calls…

Gillian Anderson’s American accent throws some people off

The Golden Globes helped remind some people that Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago. Anderson won for best supporting actress in a TV series for her role as Margaret Thatcher in Netflix’s “The Crown.” She accepted the award using her American accent which tickled Twitter. Writer and culture editor for New Zealand’s “The Spinoff TV”…

Snoop Dogg stormed off of Twitch, but forgot to turn it off

Snoop Dogg rapped on the 2006 remix of the Pussycat Dolls hit song “Buttons” that “I see you wanna play with a player from the hood.” Just don’t make him mad. That appears to be what happened Sunday as the legendary rapper was playing a bit of Madden football on Twitch. For those who aren’t…

Playlist