Bieber, Ariana Grande join Lil Dicky for Earth Day video
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Leonardo DiCaprio have joined rapper-comedian Lil Dicky on a new song and video aimed at bringing awareness to climate change and Earth Day, which...
On This Day 8th Feb 2009
ShowBiz Minute: Brown, Singer, Sundance
Lawyer: Chris Brown accuser under ’psychological pressure”
PARIS (AP) — The lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against American singer Chris Brown and two other men said Thursday that his client was under "great psychological pressure" at a luxury hotel when "non-consensual sex" allegedly took place inside locked rooms.
Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint
PARIS (AP) — U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people were released Tuesday from police custody after a woman filed a rape complaint against them, the Paris prosecutor's office said.
The Grammy-winning singer was detained Monday with two other suspects on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions.
The Paris prosecutor's office told The Associated Press that Brown has been authorized to leave France while the investigation is ongoing.
The Latest: Chris Brown released from custody in Paris
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on rape allegations against U.S. singer Chris Brown (all times local):
The Paris prosecutor's office says that U.S. singer Chris Brown has been released from custody over rape allegations against him.
Brown and two other people were released on Tuesday evening in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint.
Chris Brown charged with monkey-related misdemeanors
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Brown has been charged with monkey-related misdemeanors.
The Los Angeles city attorney's office confirms Thursday that the 29-year-old singer was charged last week with two counts stemming from his possession of a pet capuchin monkey without a permit.
Brown posted a picture to his 44 million Instagram followers in January showing his 3-year-old daughter, Royalty, cuddling with the monkey, named Fiji.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Singer Chris Brown walked off stage after his concert in Florida and into the hands of waiting deputies, who arrested him on a felony battery charge involving a nightclub photographer last year.
Tampa Police released more details about the battery warrant Friday after Brown posted $2,000 bond to be released from the Palm Beach County Jail.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of singer Chris Brown (all times local):
Tampa Police have released more details on the warrant issued for singer Chris Brown.
Officials Friday said Brown was arrested in West Palm Beach for hitting a photographer in April 2017 in Tampa.
The warrant alleges Brown battered Bennie Vines Jr., who was hired by a club to take photos during an event hosted by Brown.
NEW YORK (AP) — DJ Khaled has reason to be grateful — he's been nominated for a leading six trophies for the BET Awards.
The nominations for next month's ceremony were announced Tuesday night. Among the awards Khaled was nominated for include album of the year for "Grateful" and video of the year for "Wild Thoughts" which featured Rihanna and Bryson Tiller.
Other top nominees include Migos and SZA, both of whom were nominated for four awards.
For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe?
They admire the women speaking out about traumatic experiences as assault and harassment victims, while wondering whether men with similar scars will ever receive a comparable level of public empathy and understanding.
Snapchat slaps itself in the face with twisted Rihanna game: Phillip Morris
Snapchat slaps itself in the face with twisted Rihanna game: Phillip Morris
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Pop culture icon Rihanna sparked a useful national conversation on domestic violence this past week by calling out a reprehensible advertisement on Snapchat that mocked a savage beating she suffered nearly a decade ago.
‘Slap Rihanna’ ad on Snapchat brings outrage, apologies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ad on Snapchat asking users if they'd rather "Slap Rihanna" or "Punch Chris Brown" has spawned widespread outrage, including from the singer herself, and brought profuse apologies from the company behind the visual-messaging app.
Snapchat said it is investigating how the ad for a mobile video game called "Would You Rather" made it to the app.
STRATFORD — Chris Brown scored a game-high 18 points to lead Trumbull over Harding, 63-56, in the championship game of the Merit Insurance Classic Friday night at Stratford.
Brown added five steals and was named tournament MVP. Timmond Williams had 16 points and seven rebounds and Evan Gutkowski had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds and both were named to the all-tournament team for the Eagles, who improved to 3-1.
Nick Cannon is making a movie to "empower women".
The 37-year-old star will direct, write, produce and appear in 'She Ball', a tale of women's street basketball which will also feature Evan Ross, Chris Brown - who was convicted of assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009 - Cedric the Entertainer and Rebecca De Mornay, as well as a host of real-life ball players from the WNBA, Ball Up, and the Basketball Beauties League, including Melody Rae Kandil, Jaliyah Manuel, and Tammy Brawner.
Grammy TV special highlights key role played by its producer
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake has had plenty of highlights in his glittering career but not many people know he helped save the Grammy Awards in 2009.
That was the year Chris Brown, accused of beating up his girlfriend Rihanna the night before, abruptly dropped out as a performer just hours before it was to air live. So did Rihanna.
So Timberlake huddled with veteran Grammy telecast producer Ken Ehrlich and they did what any great jazz artist does — they improvised.
The Latest: Christie congratulates Murphy on victory
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the race for New Jersey governor (all times local):
New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie has congratulated Democrat Phil Murphy on his election win.
Christie said that he spoke to Murphy after his win Tuesday and promised him his administration's full support to help ahead of his swearing-in Jan. 16.
He promised an open, cooperative transition.
Christie also congratulated Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno on a "hard fought campaign and a gracious concession."
Chris Brown’s 45-song album not the skip-fest you’d expect
Chris Brown, "Heartbreak on a Full Moon" (RCA)
Chris Brown sure has some nerve, releasing a 45-song album when audience attention spans are notoriously short, while most artists agonize over trimming their set into a carefully curated bundle that precisely captures the latest evolution of their sound.
Solange Knowles and Bruno Mars lead nominations for this year's Soul Train Awards.
The 31-year-old singer tops the list with seven nods, including one for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, which will see her go up against Mary J. Blige, Kehlani, Lalah Hathaway, Ledisi and Sza.
Rihanna is getting a street named after her in Barbados.
The 29-year-old singer grew up on Westbury New Road on the Caribbean island, but officials have decided to change the name of the avenue to Rihanna Drive in honor of the local "superstar".
Rihanna wants to go back in time to when she lost her virginity.
The 'Work' hitmaker - who is in a relationship with Saudi billionaire Hassan Jameel and previously dated Drake and Chris Brown - suggested she has regrets about the first time she slept with someone after illusionist David Copperfield offered to use his skills to transport her somewhere.
He said: "I'm not kidding, this is a real offer: I can make you disappear and reappear anywhere in the world. Where do you want to go, and why?"
Chris Brown was in a state of "shock" after he'd assaulted Rihanna.
The controversial musician has opened up about the night he became violent towards his ex-girlfriend in February 2009 for a new documentary, 'Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life', revealing their relationship took a violent turn after he admitted to his sexual past with a woman who once worked for him, having previously denied he'd been involved with her.
Rihanna’s Instagram photos catches Chris Brown’s attention and her fans are not pleased
It's hard not to notice Rihanna's latest Instagram pics.
Chris Brown certainly did.
Rihanna posted photos of herself on Monday wearing a revealing costume for the 2017 Crop Over festival in Barbados, and her famous ex reacted with the emoji of a pair of eyes looking left in the comments section of one of her photos.
The "Work" singer is seen sporting colorful feathers, blue hair and a jewel encrusted two piece. Brown's response did not go over well with some fans.
Chris Brown reportedly feels Rihanna can do "better" than her current boyfriend Hassan Jameel.
The 28-year-old singer-songwriter had an on/off relationship with the 'Work' hitmaker between 2008 and 2013, and Chris reportedly feels she can find someone more suitable for her than the Saudi billionaire, who was pictured kissing the Bajan beauty in June.
A source said: "Chris still cares for Rihanna and keeps up with what she's doing.
Chris Brown and Migos’ entourages ‘involved in brawl at BET Awards after-party’
Chris Brown and Migos' entourages reportedly came to blows at a BET Awards after-party in Los Angeles on Sunday (06.25.17).
The 28-year-old singer had just finished premiering his new music video with Future at the event near the Microsoft Theater when he came across the hip-hop trio and the situation is said to have spiralled out of control.
Karrueche Tran has been granted a five-year restraining order against Chris Brown.
The 29-year-old model-and-actress told a court how her former boyfriend issued violent threats after they had split up almost three years ago and demanded she gave back money and gifts he had given her during their relationship.
Karrueche took to the stand on Thursday (15.06.17) and told a judge the 'Run It' singer had demanded she give back diamond rings he bought her, and became aggressive when she refused.
Chris Brown has claimed that he needs a "restraining order" from his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran after she accused him of psychical abuse.
The 28-year-old musician has been ordered to stay away from the model and actress and out of anger he has taken to social media to tell his side of the story.
ShowBiz Minute: Prince, Lady Gaga, Brown
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida are investigating an incident at a nightclub where a photographer said he was "sucker punched" by singer Chris Brown.
Tampa police spokesman Stephen Hegarty says 28-year-old Bennie Vines Jr. was hired by Aja Channelside to take photos during an event hosted by Brown.
ShowBiz Minute: Ford, Brown, Han Solo
Judge orders R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from ex
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of physically abusing and threatening her.
The Grammy winner was ordered to stay 100 yards away from Karrueche Tran and not attempt to contact her after she wrote in court filings that Brown had repeatedly threatened her since December.
Soulja Boy says boxing match with Chris Brown is off
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It looks like the highly anticipated boxing showdown between singer Chris Brown and rapper Soulja Boy could be off.
Both hip-hop stars announced last month that they signed on for a three-round bout to be televised on pay-per-view and promoted by Floyd Mayweather.
On Monday, Soulja Boy said on Twitter that Brown's manager called his manager Sunday to tell him the fight is off and Brown wouldn't be signing his contract.
JJ Phohl scored a game-high 20 points to lift the Trumbull High boys basketball team to a 55-52 road triumph over Stamford High Friday night at Kuczo Gym.
Timmond Williams added 12 points for Trumbull (6-1, 2-1).
For Stamford, Tevin St. John and Nico Laveris each had 15 points while Jerome Atkinson chipped in 10 points.
High school roundup: Trumbull boys topple New Canaan
TRUMBULL — John Pfohl scored 19 points and John Lynch added 12 to lead Trumbull over New Canaan 50-35 in a boys basketball game Monday night.
The Eagles (2-0) held the Rams (0-2) to single-digit scoring in three of the game’s four quarters. Tyler Sweeney scored 16 points for New Canaan.
North Dakota holds off Boston College 4-3
NEW YORK (AP) — North Dakota gave up a two-goal lead but rallied to beat Boston College 4-3 Saturday in the inaugural College Hockey Showdown at Madison Square Garden.
Joel Janatuinen and Trevor Olson scored third-period goals for the ninth-ranked Fighting Hawks (8-5-3), who blew a 2-0 lead and let the third-ranked Eagles (12-5-1) tie the game.
Many changes, highlights noted as La Plaza marks 40 years
Isabel Rodriguez remembers seeing television and radio host Larry King shopping at Swarovski in La Plaza Mall years ago. She remembers singers Rihanna and Chris Brown wandering through the mall once. She remembers one of the mall’s founders visiting — maybe nine years ago — seeing what had changed since the land was an orange grove before the mall opened 4o years ago in November 1976.
Michael Dean’s athleticism has been on public display since he was a 5-year-old.
The Chaffey High School ball boy stole the show — literally — at football games by performing backflips down the sidelines in front of the bleachers.
“I thought the crowd was cheering for us,” Chaffey football coach and athletic director Chris Brown said. “I turn around and they were cheering for him.”
Lawyer for Chris Brown: no guns, drugs found in house search
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police did not find guns or drugs during a search of singer Chris Brown's mansion before his arrest on allegations he threatened a model at gunpoint, his lawyer said Friday.
Attorney Mark Geragos said he was present during the search and police did not find evidence to corroborate the accuser's story, including a specific piece of jewelry that she said triggered the incident.
Brown’s Attorney: ‘This Was Not a Standoff’
Notre Dame WR Torii Hunter Jr. eager to make name for self
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame wide receiver Torii Hunter Jr. is eager to make a name for himself. No offense to dad.
Hunter is the son of a popular former major league outfielder who has the same name. The younger Hunter is eager to become well known in his own right.
Chris Brown faces more legal trouble after police standoff
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It seems Chris Brown can't avoid trouble.
Following a bizarre, hourslong standoff with police, the "Deuces" and "Look At Me Now" singer was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman called police for help during a gathering at his Los Angeles home.
After lengthy stand-off with police, Chris Brown arrested
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Brown can't avoid trouble.
Following a bizarre, hours-long stand-off with police, the "No Air" and "Kiss Kiss" singer was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman called for help from a gathering at his home.
He was released from jail late Tuesday night after posting $250,000 bail, according to Los Angeles County jail records.
The Latest: Singer Chris Brown bailed out of jail
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a police response at the Los Angeles home of singer Chris Brown (all times local):
1:45 a.m. Wednesday
Singer Chris Brown has been bailed out of jail.
Los Angeles County jail records show he was released late Tuesday night after posting $250,000.
He was arrested hours earlier on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman called for help from a gathering at his home.
Notre Dame looks for playmaking receivers from young group
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The quarterback competition between DeShone Kizer and Malik Zaire is complicating the battle for starting spots among an inexperienced Notre Dame receiving corps.
"There are a lot of moving parts, so it's really just a work in progress where we think when it's time to play we'll have a pretty good group on the field. It's going to take some time for it all to jell together," Kelly said after practice Thursday. "It's not going to be in Game 1. This...
LOS ANGELES - Clay Helton, his smile widening, was eager to describe what he called his favorite play from USC's practice on Sunday.
It came during an 11-on-11 period. The play was power right. Damien Mama approached him before lining up.
"Hey Coach, this one's for you," the left guard told him.
"He knows how much I like it," Helton said.
Mama pulled to his right, tracing the path of the darting ballcarrier. He got ahead to block, before he, as Helton...