Posts Tagged Arts and entertainment

Phelps apologizes after another brush with the law

In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps walks away from the starting block after winning the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Olympic champion Michael Phelps is facing five traffic charges, including three involving drunken driving, after being pulled over by police in Baltimore.

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Andre 3000: ‘Will I be the ‘Hey Ya!’ guy forever?’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sometimes Andre 3000 wonders: “Will I be the ‘Hey Ya!’ guy forever?”

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Steinem: Domestic violence discussion a positive

In this April 4, 2014 file photo, Gloria Steinem attends the The 5th Annual DVF Awards at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. International human rights organization Equality Now announced Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, it will honor Steinem for her six decades of work for women’s rights. Salma Hayek will also be recognized for her efforts to end violence against women and girls at the organization’s gala fundraiser Nov. 3 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Luiz C. Ribeiro/Invision/AP, file)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Feminism pioneer Gloria Steinem says that if anything good has come from the NFL’s domestic violence scandal, it’s that we’re actually talking about domestic violence.

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Family gives Lady Antebellum new outlook

In this June 4, 2014 file photo, members of Lady Antebellum, from left, Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley arrive at the CMT Awards in Nashville,Tenn. The bands latest release, "747," was released this week. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Before singer Charles Kelley and his Lady Antebellum bandmates started writing songs for their new album, Kelley’s wife advised him to take a few chances rather than stick to the minimal, mellow sound that dominated the trio’s last two albums.

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John Mellencamp and his impressive co-authors

In this Sept. 22, 2014 file photo, singer-songwriter John Mellencamp poses for a portrait to promote his 22nd album "Plain Spoken" at the Greenwich Hotel in New York. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — John Mellencamp feels he has some impressive co-writers for his latest songs, like playwright Tennessee Williams and folk legend Pete Seeger.

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