Posts Tagged Arts and entertainment

Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex

In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, "Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, " at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, in Washington. After amassing a private collection of African-American Art over four decades, Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their holdings for the first time in an exhibition planned at the Smithsonian Institution. Temple University says Bill Cosby remains a trustee of the Philadelphia institution despite renewed scrutiny of sexual assault  allegations in recent weeks. Through his lawyer, the 77-year-old comedian has strongly denied wrongdoing. Cosby has never been charged.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.

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Matthews, Packers O-line, get movie star turns

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Clay Matthews and four offensive linemen for the Green Bay Packers are making star turns on the big screen.

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LA Kings’ Voynov charged with domestic violence

In this May 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov reacts  during the second period in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Chicago. Voynov has been charged with felony domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office announced the charge Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Voynov faces one felony count of corporal injury to a spouse with great bodily injury. The district attorney’s office says Voynov “caused his wife to suffer injuries to her eyebrow, cheek and neck” during an argument. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence on Thursday by the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

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Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83

Television journalist Diane Sawyer and her husband, film director Mike Nichols, pose together at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 13th Annual Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, in this Nov. 1, 1997 file photo taken in the North Hollywood section of Los Angeles. ABC News confirms director Mike Nichols and husband of Diane Sawyer died Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014. He was 83. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A legend of film, theater and comedy in nearly equal measure, Mike Nichols was an unquestioned fixture of smart, urbane American culture across a relentlessly versatile, six-decade career that on stage or screen, reliably coursed with crackling intelligence.

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Putting Oscar on the block

This photo provided by Nate D. Sanders Inc. shows actor James Cagney's 1942 Oscar statuette for best actor, awarded for his performance as George M. Cohan in the film, "Yankee Doodle Dandy.” The auctioneer Nate D. Sanders will sell the Oscar statuette to the highest bidder on November 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Nate D. Sanders Inc.)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ‘Tis the season when many stars are preparing for months-long campaigns with the distant hope of bringing home an Academy Award come February.

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