LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor and rapper Kaalan Walker has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for his conviction for raping aspiring models he met online, authorities said.
Walker, 27, was sentenced Monday in Superior Court in Los Angeles following his April conviction on three counts of forcible rape, one count of assault to commit oral copulation, two counts of statutory rape and two counts of rape by intoxication.
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
TORONTO (AP) — Oprah Winfrey was discussing her profound affection for trailblazing actor Sidney Poitier — a longtime friend and mentor to her — when she was overcome by emotion during an interview on the upcoming documentary “ Sidney,” a life-spanning portrait.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 14-20:
Aug. 14: Singer Dash Crofts of Seals and Crofts is 84. Singer David Crosby is 81. Country singer Connie Smith is 81. Actor-musician Steve Martin is 77.
Some people might look up at the moon and admire its glowing and desolate beauty. Director Roland Emmerich apparently sees a constructed hollow orb that may have been built by aliens. Some of us will never gaze up at it the same after seeing his mind-blowing “Moonfall.”
Jennifer Hudson was fresh off her Oscar win for “Dreamgirls” when she was summoned to meet Aretha Franklin in 2007. The two singers had technically met before, when Hudson, freshly cut from American Idol, opened for Franklin at a show in Indiana.
The Oscars are aiming to be more like a movie than a television show and enlisting A-list stars like Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Halle Berry and Reese Witherspoon to help hand out statuettes...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A morning radio host fired after using Black celebrities' skin tones to describe how he likes his toast apologized Thursday, saying he was horrified when he listened to himself and vowed to learn from it...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Natalie Desselle Reid, who starred alongside Halle Berry in the 1997 film “B.A...
ATLANTA (AP) — Tyler Perry officially christened his massive new film studio Saturday, beaming as his fellow entertainment industry luminaries descended on Atlanta and strode a red carpet to his sprawling complex for an opening gala...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lionsgate's motion picture group chairman Joe Drake says the sky is not falling in Hollywood and the feature film business is not dead. It's certainly a message that the audience of movie theater owners and exhibitors wanted to hear at the final Hollywood studio presentation at CinemaCon.
Halle Berry has joined the cast of 'John Wick: Chapter 3'.
The 51-year-old actress has reportedly signed up to the forthcoming movie alongside Anjelica Huston, Asia Kate Dillon, Mark Dacascos, and Jason Mantzoukas, but details about their characters are being kept under wraps, according to Variety.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards' tendency to predict eventual Oscar winners won't be the only thing commanding attention when the 24th annual ceremony airs Sunday...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Thelma & Louise" are reuniting at the Golden Globe Awards.
Producers say Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon will take the stage together at Sunday's ceremony...
NEW YORK (AP) — Coty, the makeup and fragrance retailer, named as its CEO Thursday its newly arrived head of category development.
Camillo Pane, who joined Coty a year ago, will become the top executive later this year after the company completes the acquisition of a group of 43 hair care, cosmetics and fragrance brands from Procter & Gamble.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Halle Berry has amended her divorce filing from actor Olivier Martinez, this time using their real names.
The Oscar-winning actress filed for divorce on Monday using the names "Hal Maria" and "Oliver Martin," but her new filing Wednesday lists their legal names.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the first few minutes of a new "X-Men: Days of Future Past" clip, some X-Men attempt to battle ruthless metal monsters using their special abilities.
It's the first appearance for some of the mutants — Blink, Sunspot, Warpath and Bishop.