Kelly Osbourne has reportedly cut ties with the E! Network show "Fashion Police" following comments made by her co-host Giuliana Rancic about singer/actress Zendaya. During Oscar coverage Rancic stirred controversy by claiming that Zendaya's dreadlocks smelled of either patchouli oil or marijuana. Both Osbourne and Zendaya blasted Rancic for her comments, claiming that they were racist.
Singer Charmayne "Maxee" Maxwell, of the 90s girl-group Brownstone, has died at the age of 46. According to various sources the singer died in a freak accident involving a wine glass and was found unconscious by her husband. Her brother Brandon confirmed news of her passing on Twitter writing, "R.I.P my beautiful sister Charmayne 'Maxee' Maxwell. I can't even believe I'm typing this right now."
Actor, director, writer and photographer Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as Spock on the original "Star Trek" television series, has died at the age of 83. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed to the New York Times that Nimoy passed away at his home in Los Angeles. According to her, Nimoy's death was due to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Harrison Ford is set to reprise his role as Rick Deckard in the upcoming "Blade Runner" sequel. The film's original director Ridley Scott will serve as executive producer alongside Alcon's Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson. Canadian director Denis Villeneuve is in talks to direct the new film, according to Variety. Principal photography is scheduled to start in summer 2016.
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are investigating the theft of Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 gown that she wore to the Oscars earlier this month. The dress was reportedly stolen from her hotel room. The department received a call reporting the missing dress around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the L.A. Times reports.
Lindsay Lohan has reportedly been ordered to repeat 125 hours of her court ordered community service. A Los Angeles court is now claiming that the hours she put in while in London last year do not meet the qualifications to satisfy her probation. Lilo was in London appearing in a West End revival of the show "Speed the Plow" when she began volunteering at a local teen center.
The Kardashian family has signed a $100 million deal with E! to bring "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" going for another four years. According to PageSix, the deal is specifically for Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian along with Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Bruce Jenner has elected to bow out after the 10th season. A rep for the family spoke with the New York Post about the deal.
Bill Cosby's attorneys have asked a federal court judge that defamation lawsuits against Cosby be dismissed. Cosby, 77, was slapped by defamation lawsuits by three women (Tamara Green, Therese Serignese and Linda Traitz) who say he defamed their character by calling them "liars" after they aired allegations that they had been sexually assaulted by Cosby.
Naya Rivera and Ryan Dorsey are expecting their first baby. The "Glee" star announced the pregnancy on Tuesday by posting a graphic of a roll of bread in an oven. She noted in the accompanying text, "We're having a baby! Ryan and I feel so blessed and can't wait to welcome the newest member of our family." She also posted a throwback image with a photo of each of them as children.
Ben Woolf, most well known for his role on "American Horror Story," is dead at the age of 34 after suffering a head injury while crossing a street in Hollywood. The actor, who stands four feet four inches tall, was struck by the mirror of a passing car. "Ben was one-of-a-kind, and will never be forgotten," Woolf's rep tells E! News in a statement.
Zendaya slammed E!'s Giuliana Rancic after the TV personality said that she smelled like weed on the red carpet of the Academy Awards on Sunday night. "I feel like she smells like patchouli oil . . . or maybe weed," remarked Rancic during the Oscar festivities. Zen hit back on Twitter, calling the remark "ignorant, disrespectful and outrageously offensive."
Joan Rivers and Elaine Stritch were not included in last night's In Memoriam segment at the Academy Awards. Rivers' fans (including several celebrities) took to Twitter to complain about the comedian and talk show host's non-inclusion in the segment. Stritch, whose career spanned television, cinema, and theater for over six decades, was also left off the tribute piece.
"Birdman" won big at last night's Academy Awards, taking home four awards. The dark comedy, about a former movie superhero actor who tries to return to the industry by putting on a Broadway play, won Best Film and Best Director awards for filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, as well as Best Cinematography and Best Original Screenplay Awards.
June Fairchild, an actress most well known for her role in Cheech and Chong's "Up in Smoke" and Clint Eastwood's "Thunderbolt and Lightfoot," has passed at the age of 68. Her friend, Dawna Sodders, said that June died in a convalescent home of liver cancer. According to the L.A. Times, Fairchild appeared in a number of films before drugs and alcohol took over her career.
Harris Wittels, a producer on the NBC sitcom "Parks and Recreation," was found dead of suspected overdose in his L.A. home on Thursday. Police say that the final cause of death will be determined by the coroner's office. TMZ reports that the 30-year-old was found lying on his couch with no signs of trauma and drug paraphernalia on premises.