ENTERTAINMENT The artist shocked her fans this week when she released the new song about relapsing. MIGUEL RIOPA via Getty Images Demi Lovato took to the stage on Sunday to perform her emotional new song Sober, a deeply personal ballad that seems to indicate the star had relapsed after six years of sobriety. At a concert in Lisbon, Portugal, Lovato seemed to fight back tears as she sang lyrics about apologizing to her parents and fans about not being sober anymore.
Simon Rattle conducted his final concert in charge of the Berlin Philharmonic on Sunday after 16 years that have revamped the image of the prestigious orchestra. The Berlin orchestra was born in struggle and will always be in that state, Rattle said in an interview published on the Philharmonic's website. I think they are now more part of the beating heart of the city, Rattle said of the Philharmonic.
A gun used by Han Solo in The Return of the Jedi sold for $550,000 at auction to the museum chain Ripley's Believe it or Not!. The hero prop blaster gun used by Harrison Ford's character in the 1983 movie, a BlasTech DL-44, is one of the best-known weapons in the Star Wars universe. He was given the gun after filming ended, along with other mementoes that he has kept for 35 years.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom topped estimates to devour $150 million from 4,475 locations this weekend. While it fell short of its predecessors' record-shattering $208.8 million launch, the dinosaur sequel is off to a mighty start. Fallen Kingdom has already amassed $711.5 million worldwide, including $561.5 million overseas. Fallen Kingdom easily lead the weekend as the lone wide release, though Incredibles 2 enjoyed a heroic second weekend.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) Vinnie Paul, drummer for Pantera, Damageplan and Hellyeah, has died at the age of 54, according to his label and a post on Pantera's Facebook page. Paul, whose real name was Vincent Paul Abbott, was born in Abilene, Texas and co-founded Pantera in 1981 with his brother, Dimebag Darrell Abbott. He was a self taught drummer who went on to win many awards for his impeccable skills throughout his career.
Donald Trump's alter ego Alec Baldwin invited Melania Trump to come, come to the light and appear on Saturday Night Live with him. Baldwin tweeted the hilarious invitation Saturday in the wake of an uproar over the bizarre jacket the first lady wore Thursday to visit immigrant children. Many thought it was incredibly callous, while some Donald Trump critics hoped it was somehow a dig at the president.
British designer Jones, formerly of LVMH stablemate Louis Vuitton, took the Dior job in March, in a merry-go-round of designer changes at the French conglomerate. Top luxury brands are looking to renew their menswear offering and tap into a growing clientele drawn in part by a shift toward street-style, sportier looks. Jones, known for infusing this urban edge into designs during his Vuitton tenure, including through a hit collaboration with skatewear brand Supreme, took a slightly different turn with his Dior reinvention.
1.8k Actor Seth Rogen appeared on The Late Show Friday and told host Stephen Colbert about the time he rejected Paul Ryan in front of the House speaker's kids. While attending a summit on brain health, organized by former Massachusetts Republican governor Mitt Romney, Rogen ran into Ryan, who was there with his teenage sons. I hate what you're doing to the country at this moment, and I count the days till you no longer have one iota of the power that you currently have.
Game of Thrones co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie tied the knot at a Scottish church on Saturday before heading to a real-life castle for the reception. Harington plays Jon Snow on the hit HBO series, while Leslie played his ill-fated lover, the wildling Ygritte. The ceremony took place at Rayne Church in Aberdeenshire, followed by a reception at Wardhill Castle an estate owned by Leslie's family, according to the BBC.
In the navigation bar above, you can choose specific recommendations for series streaming on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. It's probably for the best that those two get as far away from that company as possible. David Lynch's new memoir, Room to Dream, has details about the deal-making process for the Twin Peaks revival. Although new shows are still debuting, it seems like TV is settling into the typical summer doldrums as far as quality goes.
For the weekend of June 23, Streamline recommends Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in the top Netflix spot for the fourth time. As was the case last week, the show still holds the top spot on the weekly Streamline ranking of all television. This season is better than the first, with larger stakes that don't cheapen the down-to-earth realism at this show's core. That initial season was pretty good to begin with, so improving on that is definitely impressive and atypical for the Marvel shows.
British singer and actor Sting called world leaders half men and cowards on Saturday for their inability to solve the refugee crisis. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has already played down expectations of a breakthrough at hastily-arranged talks among EU leaders on Sunday on the migration dispute dividing Europe and threatening her own government. Thank God for Greece because you have shown the way, said Sting, whose real name is Gordon Sumner, at an Amnesty International event in Athens.
Charlie Sheen's Two and a Half Men character was run over by a bus and got a full-scale funeral. Whether by death, design or disputes, television shows are adept at losing or killing off key characters and carrying on without them. Sometimes actors wish to leave, on other occasions they are fired because of scandals or disputes. In some cases actors die in real life, or their characters are written out of long-running TV shows to create dramatic tension.
Joe Jackson, patriarch of the singing Jackson family, was reported on Friday to be hospitalized with a serious, possibly terminal illness. Celebrity website TMZ.com, citing family sources, reported that Jackson, 89, has terminal cancer and was in the end stages of life. Jermaine Jackson, one of the remaining nine Jackson siblings, said on Twitter that his father was in ill health but denied reports he was dying.
As the origin story goes, Collins and Williams were at an art party in Boston in September 2001 when they spotted a woman haranguing her date about his wardrobe. Three gay men nearby soon surrounded the couple, urging her to ease up and making suggestions about how the guy could improve his image. Williams recalls that Collins turned to him and said these exact words: Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
ENTERTAINMENT The Dave Matthews Band frontman has still never sung karaoke. Dave Matthews of the Dave Matthews Band revealed Thursday on The Tonight Show that not only has he never done karaoke, but the one time he might have, it was ruined by actor Ryan Gosling. It apparently happened one night when Matthews and Gosling went to a New York karaoke bar together. After Gosling hopped on stage and killed it, Matthews decided he didn't want to have to follow that.
Actor Chris Pratt turned 39 years old on Thursday and his Infinity War costar Chris Evans, aka Captain America, couldn't resist giving him the business to celebrate the occasion. Actually, it was Evans' dog, Dodger, who did his business by a fire hydrant resembling Pratt's alter ego, Star-Lord. Pratt responded to Evans' jab with, You'll be hearing from my lawyer. In 2015, they made a bet on the results of the Super Bowl between Pratt's Seattle Seahawks and Evans' New England Patriots.
ENTERTAINMENT 2 years feeling everything and nothing, the Legally Blonde star wrote on Instagram. Props to Selma Blair for moving forward after a dark moment. Two years after the Legally Blonde actress was removed from a plane on a stretcher following an alcohol- and medicine-fueled outburst, she declared Friday that she has been sober. In late June 2016, Blair was flying home from a Cancun vacation with her son and ex when her incoherent behavior interrupted the flight.
Anthony Bourdain had no narcotics in his system when he killed himself this month, according to a French judicial official. The celebrity chef and CNN host died June 8 at the age of 61 in a hotel room in Kaysersberg, France. Previously, de Rocquigny told People that there was no evidence of violence in Bourdain's death. Anthony Bourdain was cremated in France, and his remains and travel belongings were sent to his younger brother, Christopher Bourdain.