Lil Wayne insists that he didn’t really mean to stomp all over the American flag during a video shoot, despite evidence to the contrary.
While filming a music video for the song “God Bless Amerika,” the 30-year-old raps in front of an American flag that drops to the ground, at which point he walks all over Old Glory for the better part of a minute.
But the New Orleans-based rapper swears...Read more »
Hospitals in our state just got a bad report card. In new rankings of patient safety, New York is a lousy 32nd. To make matters worse, the state's antiquated laws prevent some of those hurt or even killed by hospital mistakes from ever having their day in court.
The injustice of New York law was painfully illustrated in the case of 41-year-old Brooklyn mother Lavern Wilkinson.
When Wilkinson...Read more »
Stars came out in droves on Monday night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of rap mogul Jay-Z's 40/40 Club.
Jay's gorgeous wife Beyoncé, funnyman Chris Rock and songstress Kylie Minogue were all on hand, as were a slew of New York athletes, including Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire and Victor Cruz. Partygoers also spotted Jay-Z sipping Armand de Brignac champagne with Yankees slugger Robinson...Read more »
You've heard of "Jock Jams," right? There's a reason those dance-music compilations were so popular. They got the party started right -- and quickly -- but they were also upbeat and fun to listen to, making what many dreaded, namely exercise, a bit easier.
While the songs may have changed somewhat, (despite the '90s musical renaissance), the point of kicking out the jams in workouts...Read more »
Katy Perry and Russell Brand's ill-fated marriage ended in the least classy of ways -- via text message.
Perry revealed the stunning way notorious womanizer Brand broke things off in an interview in the July issue of Vogue magazine.
"He's a very smart man, and I was in love with him when I married him," Perry said. "Let's just say I haven't heard from him since he texted...Read more »
John Turturro riding the B train from Brooklyn to Manhattan
T.I. eating dinner at the Sea Fire Grill
Georgina Bloomberg hosting the Bideawee Ball at Gotham Hall
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The ceiling of my bedroom partially collapsed last week due a leak. I wasn't in there at the time (phew) but my desk and laptop were wrecked along with some other belongings.
The ceiling is almost fixed but my landlord says that he's not responsible for the stuff that was ruined in my apartment.
Is that true? I had nothing to do with the leak--it was from the apartment...Read more »
This is not just kid stuff: Shrek, the ogre hero of the “Shrek” movie franchise, will have his future adventures in A Land Far Far Away from cable television, namely on the Internet subscription service Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX).
And, thanks to the new deal announced Monday between Netflix and DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ:DWA), Shrek will be joined by many new and old animated friends from the...Read more »
Jay Z's upcoming studio album will go to a million users of Samsung smartphones three days before its official release in a promotional deal, but the distribution is unlikely to count toward official sales figures, an industry expert said on Monday.
Jay Z, 43, announced on Sunday in a three-minute television commercial during the NBA Finals that his latest album "Magna Carter Holy Grail"...Read more »
Teen pop star Justin Bieber struck a photographer with his Ferrari sports car while driving away from a comedy club in Los Angeles on Monday night, but the accident was not considered a hit-and-run, police said.
Video taken outside the Laugh Factory comedy club showed Bieber behind the wheel of his white Ferrari, surrounded by photographers as he was pulling away.
Celebrity website TMZ...Read more »