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GeorgeHarrison-042511.jpg The George Harrison memorial tree was ironically destroyed by beetles. The pine that was killed by the insects was planted in 2004 near L.A.'s Griffith Observatory in honor of the late Beatle, local councilman Tom LaBonge told The Los Angeles Times. In 2013 the tree had grown to be 10 feet tall, but with the onslaught of beetles could not be saved.

PanicAtTheDisco-071613.jpg Panic! At The Disco's donated $1,000 to a gay rights campaign after the Westboro Baptist Church engaged in homophobic picketing at the band's Kansas City show. The band vowed to give $20 to Human Rights Campaign's Pride 2014 gay movement for every person who picketed with the Westboro Baptist Church at their show.

NickiMinaj-081011.jpg Nicki Minaj is featured on August Alsina's remix for his song "No Love." The original track is part of the singer's debut album, Testimony, which was released on April 15. In the song the New Orleans crooner professes he does not want a relationship at the moment, but Minaj tries to convince him otherwise.

U2-100209.jpg U2 has plans to release new music before the end of the year, according to a recent report from The Sun. It has been said that the band will reportedly release their new album in November. This disc will be their follow-up to 2009's No Line On The Horizon. Over the past few months they have been recording in the studio with Danger Mouse.

image8.jpg A hotel inspired by Bob Dylan's life called The Hotel Dylan has opened in Woodstock, New York. The upstate New York hotel is located a few miles away from where Dylan used to record near Route 28. The new structure is at the center of a new complex, which is designed by Paul Covello and architects Cortney and Robert Novogratz.

MatthewMcConaughey-081811.jpg Matthew McConaughey is reportedly in talks to appear in a forthcoming new espionage biopic titled "The Company Man." The film will center on the life of Ed Wilson, a former Marine who entered the CIA in the 1950s and played an integral role in U.S. intelligence during the Cold War. Wilson had initially worked with the CIA throughout the Cold War and beyond.

Farrahfranklin-072214.jpg Former Destiny's Child member Farrah Franklin was arrested in near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina early Sunday morning for disorderly conduct. The 33-year-old had been hanging out with NFL players Daquan Bowers of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Ricky Sapp of the Houston Texans when she was arrested by police. She was booked at 4:55 a.m.

Suguarland-111109.jpg Kristian Bush is set to make his solo debut at the Grand Ole Opry on July 18. The show, which is hosted by Brad Paisley, will also feature Sarah Darling, Mark Wills and Striking Matches. "I thought how cool it would be if we tried to give away money from a guitar case instead of ask for money," Bush tells Rolling Stone Country.

BILLYBOBTHORNTON-072214.jpg FX has confirmed plans to renew their hit series "Fargo" for a second season. The new season will once again be written and produced by Noah Hawley and will feature and entirely new case and will be reset in a new time period. "We could not be more proud of Fargo," said John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks.

Blood-072214.jpg The Chinese government has placed a ban on fruit drinks that are made to look like blood and are sold in blood bags, which have become popular among fans of shows, such as "The Vampire Diaries." The government has also banned all products packaged in fake blood bags. The Wall Street Journal reported that the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) released a statement warning consumers.

T-pain2-050511.jpg  T-Pain has announced a new 17-city Drankin Patna tour, named after his single of the same name. He will be joined by Snootie Wild, Bando Jonez, Rich Kidz and Mykell Vaughn for the new trek, which kicks off on August 11 in Orlando and wraps August 27 in Chicago.

Janefonda-072214.jpg Jane Fonda and Willem Dafoe will lend their voices to the upcoming new season of "The Simpsons." Fonda plays Mr. Burns's girlfriend, while Dafoe will voice Bart's new teacher, Mr. Lassen. "Parks and Recreation" actor Nick Offerman will feature in later episodes, along with comedian and writer Sarah Silverman.

Taylorswift-042412.jpg Anna Kendrick believes that Taylor Swift would be a perfect fit for an upcoming sequel to Pitch Perfect. "She could have been like a Barden Bella for the day and it would have been amazing," Kendrick tells Disney Dreaming. "We would have all like sat around and listened to her and play guitar with her. It would have been phenomenal."

downey-070114.jpg Robert Downey Jr. has notched the top spot this year on Forbes' annual list of the highest paid actors in Hollywood. Downey raked in a cool $75 million last year, drawing largely from the success of his signature character of Tony Stark in "Iron Man" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron." It's Downey's second year in a row at the top of the list and Forbes sums up his success writing.

ScarlettJohansson-030212.jpg Scarlett Johansson has confirmed that she and her boyfriend, Romain Dauriac, will tie the knot in August. She broke news of the engagement last week during a swanky private dinner thrown by none other than Martha Stewart at the designer's East Hampton estate. Thus far there is no word on the potential location for the wedding.