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Keke Palmer Passes on Whitney Houston Role

BET talk show Just Keke host Keke Palmer recently opened up about her interview with Chris Brown’s girlfriend Karrueche Tran, her admiration of Rihanna and why she turned down the lead role in a Lifetime Whitney Houston biopic. Actress, singer, …

Twitter Acquires CardSpring As It Gets More Commerce-Friendly Twitter Acquires CardSpring As It Gets More Commerce-Friendly

Twitter announced that it has agreed to acquire payments infrastructure firm CardSpring. The company helps merchants work with publishers to create online-to-offline promotions. This seems like a good fit as Twitter moves further and further into the realm of ecommerce. …

One-Eyed Man Sought in 7-Eleven Double Homicide

Authorities are searching for a one-eyed gang member who fatally shot two other men in front of a Van Nuys, California 7-Eleven convenience store early Thursday morning. According to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department, Angel Santana, 29, …

Dethroned Miss Delaware Files Lawsuit

Former Miss Delaware Amanda Longacre is suing state pageant officials and the Miss America organization after being dethroned for being too old. Longacre turns 25 in October, and pageant rules state that contestants must be between the ages of 17 …

Missouri Executes Man for Murdering 3

Former small time methamphetamine dealer John Middleton, 54, was executed by lethal injection Wednesday for killing three people in rural northern Missouri in 1995, due to fear his victims would report his drug activities to authorities. Middleton died after being …

Texas Woman Gets 18 Years for Sending Obama Ricin

Texas actress Shannon Guess Richardson, 36, who plead guilty in December to sending President Barack Obama ricin in a letter, was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Richardson, who also sent a ricin-laced …

Lea Michele and Boyfriend Matthew Paetz Hold Hands at LAX

Lea Michele and boyfriend Matthew Paetz were spotted holding hands at LAX on Tuesday. The couple was seen catching a departing flight out of Los Angeles and, though they were both wearing sunglasses, didn’t appear to be trying to hide …

Marvel Introduces New Female Thor

It was announced today on The View by Whoopi Goldberg that Marvel Comics that the traditional male Thor character will be replaced by a new female Thor. According to Marvel’s Asgardian canon, the male Thor commits some sort of misdeed …

Iron Age Coins Unearthed in Britain

Over two dozen of rare Roman and Iron Age coins were discovered inside of a cave in Dovedale, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. Four of the coins were initially discovered by a random cave dweller in the Peak district, which lead to …

Bethenny Frankel Jokes On Twitter About Pajamas Controversy

Bethenny Frankel is partly known for her line of Skinny Girl cocktails, but now the term is getting a whole new meaning. The former Real Housewives of New York star shared a photo of herself on Instagram recently wearing her …

Rapper Explains Why He Severed His Penis

Back in April, a Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated rapper named Christ Bearer, a.k.a Andre Johnson, severed his penis and jumped off a second story balcony in North Hollywood while high on PCP. Now Johnson has explained his motivation behind his self-mutilation, and …

Alix Tichelman Had a Long History of Drug Abuse

A former housemate of Alix Catherine Tichelman, who police say injected a fatal dose of heroin to a Google executive who repeatedly paid her for sex, had a drug habit that had likely progressed into full-scale dependence. Google executive Forrest …

Twitter’s Crashlytics Launches ‘Answers’ Twitter’s Crashlytics Launches ‘Answers’

Twitter’s Crashlytics announced a new project called Answers by Crashlytics, described as “mobile analytics you don’t need to analyze”. Twitter acquired Crashlytics early last year. This past May, it launched a beta testing tool, which it says can be used …

California Expected to Set Water Restrictions

In an attempt to help curb the impact of a three-year drought, California is likely to soon issue a first-time mandatory water restriction. The California State Water Resources Control Board is expected to pass the emergency measure Tuesday, as reservoirs …

Tim Tebow Buys Home in Jacksonville

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow just purchased a $1.4 million home in Glen Kernan Golf and Country Club in Jacksonville, Florida. The Heisman Trophy winner bought a five bedroom, 4.5 bathroom house located on Swilcan Bridge Lane from David and …

Bright Eyes Accuser Recants Rape Allegation

A woman who claimed that Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst raped her a decade ago when she was a teenager revealed that she fabricated the entire story. Joan Faircloth of Durham, North Carolina first posted an essay entitled It Happened …

Lilit Avagyan Marries Reggie Bush in San Diego

Professional dancer Lilit Avagyan tied the knot with former New Orleans Saints running back and ex Kim Kardashian boyfriend Reggie Bush Saturday night at the Grand Del Mar hotel in San Diego. Notable guests to the nuptials included former New …

Scarlett Johansson Answering Questions About ‘Lucy’

Actress Scarlett Johansson will be answering questions about her new film Lucy via Twitter, according to Entertainment Weekly. Twitter users can tweet with #askLUCY and @EW today to send questions to Johansson herself, and EW will be sharing answers on …

Ariana Grande Talks Abrupt ‘Sam & Cat’ Cancellation

Ariana Grande is speaking out about the abrupt cancellation of Nickelodeon’s Sam & Cat. On Sunday, July 13, the 21-year-old singer-actress took to Twitter with an official statement about the network’s decision. “I felt it wasn’t my place to make …

Amber Alert in Virginia Called Off

An Amber Alert issued Saturday by the Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse for an abduction of a teenager has been called off. Fifteen-year-old Dustin Wade Shaver was found safe by authorities at approximately 7:15 a.m. Sunday. Virginia …

Oscar Pistorius Breaks Silence With Three Tweets

Just days after the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was adjourned, the Olympian broke his silence on Twitter. Ever since being charged with the murder of his girlfriend back in February 2013, with the exception of a single tweet, the South …