Jennifer Lopez may currently play a cop on Shades of Blue, but her newest role has her on another side of the law.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress is set to play the lead in an HBO TV movie about late drug lord Griselda Blanco, a powerful female cartel member known as “The Cocaine Godmother” and “The Black Widow” who revolutionized the U.S. drug trade during the 1970s and 1980s.
Lopez will star and executive produce the project through Nuyorican Productions alongside … read more

Ricci Martin, a musician and the youngest son of legendary singer Dean Martin, died on Wednesday, August 3, according to multiple reports. He was 62.
Ricci was found dead at his home in Utah on Wednesday, his family members told The Hollywood Reporter. A cause of death has yet to be determined.
In recent years, the entertainer was known for touring around the world with his tribute show to his iconic father, who died in December 1995 at age 78. In 1977, Ricci released his debut album, Beached, which … read more

Lindsay Lohan first came into the public eye when she was a child – and she’s been a famous name for many reasons ever since. HIGH: 1998
The world first met Lohan back in 1998 with the release of The Parent Trap, which was a smash hit and shot Lohan to child stardom. Moviestore / REX / Shutterstock
HIGH: 2003
She had a few years out of the spotlight, peppered with a few smaller flicks (like Life-Size with Tyra Banks). But five years later, she had her first big success as a teenager: Freaky Friday, … read more

Fans were shocked when Michael Jackson succumbed to a drug overdose in 2009 at just 50, but those in the King of Pop’s increasingly tiny inner circle knew the truth about his private hell. In his new book, This Is It!, Jackson’s personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray tells all about his bleak final days. Jackson, who first checked into rehab in 1993, had a pill pal in best friend Elizabeth Taylor, Murray alleges: “I later learned the two…complained to each other how frustrated they were that no … read more

While her musical career has been a source of massive success, Mariah Carey hasn’t exactly mastered the art of being married.
And in her cover story for Complex magazine, the “Always Be My Baby” songstress discusses her failed marriage to Nick Cannon and their children Monroe and Moroccan.
Carey explains, “I never thought I would [have children], but I never thought I would have babies with someone and then get divorced. Like, ‘Oh, great job. Repeat your past.’ But life happens and it … read more

Yesterday, I was primed to think the worst of Mariah Carey. I read a particularly absurd story about her on Page Six, and then I sat down to read this Complex interview. I expected it to be a lot of “dah-ling, I’m me” superficial nonsense. But I ended up enjoying the hell of this interview, because Mariah actually does get deep. Well, deep for Mariah. She talks about her reality show, Mariah’s World, her decades in the music industry, her friends, her love of Marilyn Monroe and more. This … read more

Michael Jackson‘s deep, dark pain all stemmed from a horrific childhood secret, the late star’s personal physician and close friend has sensationally claimed.
In his shocking new tell-all, This Is It!, Dr. Conrad Murray, 63, alleges that the late superstar privately confessed that he had been sexually abused as a young boy.
“You see, Dr. Conrad, I’m a victim of sodomy,” the King of Pop allegedly told his confidante, adding that he hadn’t shared the shocking truth with anyone, not even … read more

Hit Backspace for a regular dose of pop culture nostalgia.
If we can thank/blame anyone for the state of modern pop fame, it’s Michael Jackson, Madonna and Prince. In the early 1980s, as MTV fused a new form of music consumption with a heightened awareness of celebrity culture, they emerged as America’s holy trinity.
All three singers were born to complicated childhoods in the spring/summer of 1958, and each became preeminent visual artists who reinvented themselves as the years progressed. … read more

Earlier this week, Lindsay Lohan took to Instagram to share her relationship problems with the world. But she’s now regretting that decision.
In a series of since-deleted Instagram posts, Lohan suggested that she and fiancé Egor Tarabasov had had a massive fight, and that he had cheated on her with stylist Dasha Pashevkina. However, on Tuesday, Lohan was back on social media with a very different message.
Posting a photo of herself on a private boat, Lohan captioned the picture with a thoughtful … read more

When it comes to her ongoing divorce from Nick Cannon, Mariah Carey only sees it as a bad thing for her kids. Amid rumors that her ex had been refusing to sign off on their divorce papers, the elusive chanteuse is opening up about her broken marriage and her upcoming nuptials to billionaire boyfriend, James Packer. According to Carey, she never actually saw herself as a woman with children.
“I never thought I would [have kids] either, but I never thought I would have babies with someone and then … read more

More like too sweet to function! Mean Girls star Daniel Franzese is engaged to his longtime boyfriend Joseph Bradley Phillips, his rep confirms to Us Weekly. The actor, who played Damian in the hit 2004 comedy, met his new fiancé at a Starbucks in North Hollywood two years ago. Franzese, 38, confirmed the news as well on Monday, July 18, posting an Instagram about Phillips saying yes with the location listed as Starbucks. “Daniel knew right away that Joey was the one,” his rep told Us. “Only … read more

To the likely chagrin of language traditionalists, a bunch of edgy new words were added to the Oxford English Dictionary last month. BRB, TTYL, l8r and other initialisms are among the additions to its printed pages, along with many two-word phrases, including “starter marriage” and “wake-up call.”
If you feel like you’ve read the news of these particular dictionary additions before, you might’ve. Oxford English Dictionary is the more discerning version of the company’s reference collections, … read more

2016 is halfway over, if you can believe it. How quickly time flies!
All this week, we’ll be sharing our 2016 (so far) favorites: songs, albums, movies, TV shows, and stories. First up: songs! I asked all of Celebuzz’s editors to send me their 10 favorite songs of 2016. Predictably, there is a lot of Beyoncé, Drake, Rihanna, and Ariana Grande, but it turns out, as a group, we have pretty diverse tastes. So mixed in with the expected, you are likely to find some incredible songs you may have … read more

The stunning redhead, who celebrated her landmark birthday on Saturday with a colorful Instagram shot, began her career as a child model at age 3, appearing in dozens of TV commercials and ads for companies including Pizza Hut, Calvin Klein Kids, Jell-O and Abercrombie. In 1998, she had her breakout role in The Parent Trap at age 12. The young actress played the duel role of twins Annie and Hallie alongside her on-screen parents, Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson. Lohan starred in two Disney TV … read more

Fans were shocked when Michael Jackson succumbed to a drug overdose on June 25, 2009. But the King of Pop’s tragic death was no surprise to his small inner circle, who knew he had been suffering from a debilitating addiction for years.  In their new book, 83 Minutes: The Doctor, the Damage, and the Shocking Death of Michael Jackson, authors Matt Richards and Mark Langthorne reveal signs of his sad fate.
January 27, 1984 marked the “beginning of the end” of Jackson’s life, though he was only 25 … read more