| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Katy Perry has tidied up some old business, selling her fortress-like compound in Hollywood Hills West for $5.565 million.
The pop singer bought the property in 2011 with her then-husband, actor Russell Brand, for $6.5 million. But the couple never...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:33 AM
This animated sequel was more than a raging success at the box office; it also has a place in film history ... as the most profitable movie in the history of Universal Pictures to date.
Steve Carell returns as the voice of the now-domesticated Gru,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Now in its fourth year, Variety's Power of Comedy event recruits a lineup of standup and sketch acts to raise money for the Noreen Fraser Foundation.
While fundraising never hurts, the org is just as committed to raising awareness.
An unfl appable...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:19 PM
A great beard can be a delicate thing.
There is a fine line between a facial masterpiece and a catastrophe on your face.
You can't go wrong with a carefully groomed beard, but sometimes letting your facial hair go wild can look just as good.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:34 PM
John Mayer and Katy Perry are giving couples portraits a whole new meaning.
The singers debuted the intimate art for their duet "Who You Love" on Mayer's Tumblr account Monday and seem pretty pleased with the result.
"I'm excited to give you the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For a short and breezy documentary narrated by Adam Sandler in which a group of famous comedians talk about themselves, "The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall" packs a surprisingly provocative punch. In these days of digital "stardom," when fame is...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:52 AM
When Katy Perry's short-lived marriage to Russell Brand ended, she coped in a way we can relate to, as she told Marie Claire. "There were two weeks of my life after I found out the truth of my marriage where I was like, 'OK. All right. I can't feel this....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Katy Perry's "Prism" is a shimmering, dynamic, heavy-duty modern pop album that's as unapologetically bent on moving bodies as it is on moving units. Longer by one song than her mega-selling 2010 record "Teenage Dream," the 28-year-old's follow-up is so...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Courtney Love has a memoir coming out. Probably. From William Morrow in the U.S. and Macmillan in the U.K., if things go as planned. Something she was working on a with a co-writer -- that much is sure.
Love has many identities: As the lead singer of...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Katy Perry got chatty with W magazine for the release of her new album, "Prism."
The pop vixen opened up about her early days in L.A., her marriage and her love life with boyfriend du jour, crooner John Mayer.
"I actually am dating my crush," she told...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Rising above the Sturm und Drang, the entertainment stories that managed to captivate Twitter and move the cultural thermometer during this past week's news cycle seemed to cohere around a thematic grouping.
Call it a kind of autumnal stirring. Last...