(LOS ANGELES) -- Jada Pinkett Smith set the record straight on her reported ties to Scientology, insisting she has no connection to the religion.
“I have studied Dianetics, and appreciate the merits of Study Tech,” the Girls Trip star tweeted on Tuesday, referring to the ideas and teaching method invented by science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, who created the controversial religion.
“But I am not a Scientologist,” she continued, explaining, “I practice human kindness, and I believe that we each have the right to determine what we are and what we are not.”
The tweet was in response to…
(LOS ANGELES) -- TV personality Billy Bush and his wife, Sydney Davis, are calling it quits after two decades together, his rep tells ABC News.
"After almost 20 years of marriage, they have separated for the moment to evaluate their life together," says the rep. "They love each other and their children deeply and are committed to a bright future."
The former Access Hollywood and Today host, married Davis in 1998 and they have three daughters: Josephine, Mary and Lillie.
The 45-year-old journalist made headlines last year after a 2005 Access Hollywood tape of Bush and then candidate Donald Trump…
(LOS ANGELES) -- Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander sure looks the part of adventurer Lara Croft -- that is, the more realistically-proportioned version seen in the hit 2013 reboot of the video game Tomb Raider -- in the new trailer for the character's next cinematic go 'round.
Vikander's Lara Croft is a confident, fearless young woman, who in this case, undertakes a globe-trotting adventure after following clues left by her presumed-dead dad -- played in flashbacks by The Wire's Dominic West.
It seems an ancient tomb contains a world-shattering secret, one that a well-armed team of baddies, led by amazing Hateful Eight…
(LOS ANGELES) -- The final live performance show of the current America’s Got Talent season took place at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater on Tuesday night, featuring the final 10 acts hoping to win the $1 million prize and a chance to be a headline act in Las Vegas.
Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Mel B and Heidi Klum were treated to some truly amazing performances, all introduced by host Tyra Banks.
America’s votes will decide who moves on and who goes home. The result will be announced during Wednesday’s live show on NBC.
Here's a rundown of the final performances:
Angelica Hill, who…
(LOS ANGELES) -- On Wednesday night, Jimmy Kimmel laced into Republican Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana for proposing new health care legislation that Kimmel said fails the "Jimmy Kimmel" test Cassidy himself had proposed in an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last May.
Cassidy appeared on the program after Kimmel had made an emotional plea for health care legislation in the wake of his newborn son's need for life-saving heart surgery.
But, Kimmel said, with new legislation that Cassidy and co-sponsor Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., have proposed, "Not only did Bill Cassidy fail the Jimmy Kimmel Test, he failed the Bill…
(LOS ANGELES) -- Hillary Clinton stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night to promote her book, What Happened, about the 2016 presidential election.
The major topic of conversation, no surprise, turned out to be Russian meddling in the campaign -- just one of the many factors on which Clinton blames her electoral defeat at the hands of President Donald Trump.
"I don't think anybody can with a straight face say that the Russians did not set out to influence our election, and they did so," Clinton said. "This latest revelation about the way they bought ads…
(NEW YORK) -- The trailer to Thor: Ragnarok is already retro, from its garishly-colored logo to its use of Led Zeppelin's "The Immigrant Song." But Nerdist has taken things a step further, and revised the coming attraction to make it look as if it's a trailer you'd see on a VHS tape in 1987, not 2017.
From the hammy narration, to the non-widescreen aspect ratio, to the video tracking errors -- for the young, those are image warbles that had to be adjusted with a knob on your VCR -- Nerdist left no detail untouched.
"He's back to Ragnarock-and-roll!" the narrator exclaims, as an electric guitar…
(LOS ANGELES) -- Ryan Phillippe is pushing back against abuse accusations.
The actor's ex-girlfriend has slapped Phillippe with a lawsuit, claiming not only that he's using drugs -- including cocaine, ecstasy, mushrooms, and steroids -- but that on July 4, he attacked her, throwing the unidentified woman down a flight of stairs.
After he allegedly threw the woman down the stars, the star of USA's Shooter is also accused of grabbing, striking and kicking her, and then pushing her to the ground. The complaint alleges Phillippe grabbed the woman hard enough to leave bruises on her arm.
Phillippe's camp disputes…
(LOS ANGELES) -- Kim Kardashian West has everything a girl could want, but in Allure's October edition, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star admits she and husband Kanye West want to make sure that her kids don't have too much.
"We don't do gifts," says Kim. "[Kanye and I] talk about it all the time, about not getting too much and trying to be as grounded and well-rounded as possible...I don’t like presents anymore."
The couple was just as stingy when it came to celebrating their recent wedding anniversary, according to Kim, who reveals they "just did absolutely nothing. We spent two days in Santa Barbara, and…
(LONDON) -- Kingsman: The Golden Circle -- the sequel to 2015's Kingsman: The Secret Service -- premiered in London on Monday.
Taron Egerton, who plays British secret agent Eggsy Unwin, said the movie is A LOT more of the same.
"I think [director] Matthew [Vaughn] recognized that it was necessary that we do what we did in the first one that everyone loved," he says, "but...there's also lots of new and exciting things that you haven't seen before."
Explains Egerton, "It's like the first one, but with a shot of adrenaline. And Elton John."
The movie pairs the British secret…
(LOS ANGELES) -- On Monday night, VH1 brought together an all star line up for its Hip Hop Honors: The '90s Game Changers event in Hollywood. The '90s style block party celebrated the golden era of hip-hop and shed light on the influential genre and how it crossed over into pop culture.
Hosted by Regina Hall, the event honored Master P, Jermaine Dupri, Martin Lawrence, director Hype Williams and Mariah Carey.
Comedy also had a place at the Hip Hop Honors. When Tischina Arnold went to present Martin Lawrence with his award, the Survivor's Remorse actress was repeatedly interrupted during her speech by Lamorne Morris, Affion…
(LOS ANGELES) -- Emmy audiences at home, and in the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, where stunned Sunday night, when, during his opening monologue, host Stephen Colbert brought out former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Spicer lampooned his own first White House press conference -- about the size of the audience at President Donald Trump's inauguration.
While Hollywood is not thought to be the most receptive crowd for Trump administration officials, Spicer said he had no trepidation about the appearance.
“It’s an honor,” Spicer told The Hollywood Reporter at an Emmys after-party Sunday night. “I have a lot of…