Céline Dion took the stage at Friday’s Stand Up to Cancer telethon for an emotional performance of her new single “Recovering” live from the Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. The song, penned by Pink, is a tender tune about moving on from the pain of loss and grief. The 48-year-old singer dedicated her performance to her late husband René Angélil, who died in January of throat cancer at the age of 74. It was also for her 59-year-old brother, Daniel Dion – who passed away … read more

Hollywood continues to stand up for a cause that simply cannot be ignored.
As the countdown for Stand Up to Cancer’s telecast continues, E! News can confirm the charity event just got even more star-studded.
Viola Davis, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig and Mel B are slated to attend the fifth biennial telecast set to air on September 9. But wait, there’s more!
Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Matt Bomer, Dave Franco, Sonequa Martin-Green, Rob Riggle, Tony Hale, Terry Crews and Bree Turner have also cleared their … read more

Sometimes, A-listers just need to get away from the crazy town known as Hollywood.
Yes, they have all the power to vacation anywhere they want around the world. In fact, they likely have access to private jets, secluded villas and never ending amenities.
But for some famous stars, enjoying some R&R away from the daily grind can be found at their luxurious vacation homes.
Taylor Swift has a special home in Rhode Island that just so happens to be a hot spot on major United States holidays—Fourth … read more

The biggest names in film, television and music are coming together to Stand Up to Cancer. For the fifth time, the charity is airing a live fundraising special complete with a star-studded lineup. Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, Emma Stone, Anna Kendrick, and Ken Jeong are among the celebs set to appear at the event. Legendary singer Celine Dion is also scheduled to give a live performance during the broadcast, and Keith Urban will be performing alongside fellow country stars Little Big Town. … read more

Alex Rodriguez walks away from Major League Baseball today, leaving behind him a two decade-long career that will arguably always be stained by the controversy he stirred behind—and ultimately in front of—closed doors.
The three-time MVP who will retire from America’s favorite pastime with an estimated $400 million in earnings, announced his split from the New York Yankees’ team roster and subsequent pivot into a “special adviser” role during a tearful press conference on August 7.
All Kleenex … read more

The stars turned out Wednesday night at New York City’s famed Rainbow Room to celebrate the 90th birthday of music legend Tony Bennett. The 19-time Grammy winner’s party was filled with some of music’s biggest names – from Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder to Bennett’s longtime friend and frequent music collaborator Lady Gaga. “I understand a lot of my friends and colleagues are gonna be here so I’m thrilled about it,” Bennett told PEOPLE before the festivities began. “I’m very honored.” And honored … read more

Lady Gaga better watch out, it looks like Tony Bennett might have a new leading lady. “I like Beyoncé so I’d like to do something with her,” Bennett told PEOPLE at his 90th birthday celebration at NYC’s Rainbow Room when we asked who he wants to work with next. “I think we’re going to do that because I’m doing a major special for NBC about three months from now,” he said. “She’s a wonderful performer and a great person.” Bennett celebrated his 90th with a massive party among many of his celebrity … read more

While most celebrities pine for trophy cases filled with Oscars or Grammys, there’s a small pool of extra talented stars who’ve also had gold medals on their radar. From archery to diving and even fencing, it seems as if almost every Olympic games over the years has witnessed at least one celeb with the athleticism and passion to make it to the podium in nearly every major sport. Though some former athletes fell just short of making it to the top and later refocused their skills on other dreams, … read more

Here are some of the news stories that you may have missed today, featuring Jessica Alba, Taylor Swift, Brandy and more.
While some celebs choose to bring back the one-piece or flirt with daring cutouts, Jessica Alba has stuck to the tried-and-true standard of the string bikini. [Us Weekly]
Brandy claims the contract she signed with Chameleon Entertainment is like a ball and chain, and she has filed a lawsuit to break the shackles. [TMZ]
Piers Morgan feels like he’s been “conned” by Taylor … read more

Though Jenna Dewan-Tatum has been happily married to Channing Tatum for almost seven years, she admits there are still a few things they can never agree upon. Case in point: Vegetables.
According to the mom-of-one, who is a staunch vegan, her husband simply can’t cut out meat and dairy products from his diet. In fact, Dewan-Tatum says the actor even once tried — and then failed — to stick to a plant-based diet.
“He really did try to be vegan for six months,” she tells Women’s Health in … read more

Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Damon, Kristen Bell, and Kate Mara are just some of the many celebrities who got raw and real over the Yulin Meat Festival, an annual Chinese event in which 10,000 dogs are tortured and killed for eating, in a powerful ad riveting video condemning the practice.
Not holding back any emotions, stars break down in front of the camera as they beg attendees and organizers to stop abusing the animals.
According to local belief, inflicting pain on the dogs will make the meat tastier … read more

Katie Couric has apologised for “misleading” portion of editing in documentary “Under The Gun”.
After gun rights activists accused Couric and director Stephanie Soechtig of “selective editing” in the project, the veteran broadcast journalist issued a statement on Monday night (May 30) in which she apologised for any misrepresentation
The Epix Original documentary which premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year (16), and was aired on channel Epix on 14 May (16), focuses on the effects … read more

Katie Couric has issued an official statement apologizing for what she calls an instance of “misleading” editing in her new documentary Under the Gun. “As Executive Producer of Under the Gun, a documentary film that explores the epidemic of gun violence, I take responsibility for a decision that misrepresented an exchange I had with members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL),” Couric, responding to uproar from several pro-gun organizations, said in a statement on the documentary’s website. … read more

We’ve rounded up some of the best stories of the day featuring news items on Joe Manganiello, Lady Gaga, Tom Cruise and more.
Joe Manganiello looked healthier in a new photo that wife Sofia Vergara shared on Instagram on Sunday, May 22. [Us Weekly]
Lady Gaga found a ride more eco-friendly than a Prius on her way to grab a smoothie in Malibu. [TMZ]
It’s been 11 years since Tom Cruise jumped on Oprah’s couch. [Huffington Post]
In a teaser for an upcoming episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, … read more

Katie Couric is passionate about putting an end to gun violence. At the premiere of her new documentary Under the Gun, the long-time journalist told reporters: “I’ve covered these mass shootings for many many, many years. Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook. For me, Sandy Hook was a moment where the entire country said, ‘Something has to stop.’ ” “After nothing got done following Sandy Hook, I just couldn’t understand how 90 percent of the population favored universal background checks, and yet … read more