Triple-threat: Three ’90s stars are revealed at once on ‘The Masked Singer’

When we last left The Masked Singer, on last week’s , the Hummingbird had just been eliminated — but we had to wait till this Wednesday to learn his identity. The judges’ guesses had been all over the place, ranging athletes like Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, and Deon Thomas to AOR/MOR rockers like Rob Thomas, … Read more

Singer R. Kelly, already behind bars, ordered to pay victims

NEW YORK (Reuters) – R. Kelly, the multiplatinum R&B singer convicted twice this year of sex crimes, will be required to pay at least $300,000 in restitution to some of his victims, a federal judge said on Wednesday. The money will compensate two women, known as Jane and Stephanie, for the costs of therapy and … Read more

The full Monty: Eric Idle talks ‘Masked Singer,’ secret cancer battle, the Rutles, George Harrison, his lost David Bowie

The Hedgehog is among the many absurdist roles that Monty Python’s Eric Idle, who was unmasked this week on , was perhaps born to play. “The Hedgehog was perfect for me, because I’m prickly, and when I’m attacked, I curl up into a ball,” he jokes to Entertainment the day after his big reveal. On … Read more

The final frontier and the full Monty: ‘Masked Singer’ Season 8 premiere unmasks two comedy legends

Presumably attempting to rebound last season’s , The Masked Singer is pulling out all the stops for Season 8, with each week featuring a double reveal. And this week was a real double-doozy, as two legends — William “The Knight” Shatner and Eric “The Hedgehog” Idle — were amusingly unmasked. There were perhaps never two … Read more

Nervous singer faces her phobia on ‘The Voice’: ‘Most awkward, horrifying situation’

When we last left The Voice Season 22, at the end of , winsome country/pop singer Kate Kalvach was still deliberating between Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, or new coach Camila Cabello’s teams. Blake had had a rough night, failing to recruit a single singer, while Camila was off to a strong start, even scoring some … Read more

Country singer Luke Bell died of an accidental fentanyl overdose

Luke Bell’s cause of death has been revealed nearly one month after he went missing. obtained Bell’s autopsy report, which reveals the country singer died of an accidental fentanyl overdose. According to the report, a passerby found Bell unresponsive in a shaded area of a parking lot in Tucson, Ariz. Drug paraphernalia was found at … Read more

Jesse Powell, R&B Singer and Grammy Nominee, Dead at 51: ‘The Best Big Brother Ever,’ Says Sister

Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Jesse Powell R&B singer and -nominated musician Jesse Powell died Tuesday at age 51 in his Los Angeles home, his siblings announced. On Tuesday night, Jesse’s sisters — recording artists Trina Powell and Tamara Powell — both shared a message on social media announcing their older brother’s death. “It is with a … Read more

Aretha Franklin’s Unsealed FBI File Reveals Singer’s Civil Rights Actions Were Being Tracked

Leon Morris/Redferns The FBI was keeping tabs on late singer ‘s civil rights activism in the 1960s and ’70s, according to documents recently declassified by a journalist using the Freedom of Information Act. Files and published in the Substack newsletter on Thursday indicate that the FBI showed “repeated and disgusting suspicion” of Franklin, as described … Read more

Jenny McCarthy defends her reaction to Rudy Giuliani on ‘The Masked Singer’: ‘He wasn’t there to run a campaign

Jenny McCarthy addressed Rudy Giuliani’s appearance on , while speaking to Andy Cohen on Wednesday’s . The former attorney to former president Donald Trump sang on the reality competition show last spring. When he was “unmasked,” panelists Ken Jeong and Robin Thicke walked offstage in protest while McCarthy remained. “You know, like everyone that gets … Read more