Editors at TheNewsNerd.com published the fake story on April 11, prompting the Queen of Soul to post a formal denial four days later, and now she is taking legal steps. According to the Detroit News, Franklin is filing a $10 million lawsuit.
Mad Men star Jon Hamm still dons his catcher's gear and plays baseball on Sunday mornings in a celebrity team headed by Casey Affleck. The actor was a top prospect before he turned his back on his favorite sport.
Tragic actor Paul Walker's mother has asked a judge to dismiss her petition for guardianship of his daughter Meadow. Cheryl Walker filed papers for temporary and permanent guardianship of the 15 year old in Los Angeles Superior Court last month.
Miley Cyrus has postponed two more concerts on her Bangerz tour as she remains hospitalized. She has now added Friday's stop in her native Nashville, Tennessee and Saturday's date in Louisville, Kentucky to the list of shows she's had to reschedule.
Actor James Franco has lashed out at a New York Times theatre critic after receiving a mixed review for his performance in Of Mice and Men. Writer Ben Brantley wasn't too impressed with Franco, calling his performance "often understated to the point of near invisibility."
The actor was celebrating the release of the movie at Lucky Strike bowling alley in Los Angeles on Wednesday, when a woman, who claimed to have had a past relationship with the comedian, alleged he punched her in the face after she confronted him.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is set to become a grandfather -- his daughter Chelsea is pregnant with her first child. The former First Daughter, 34, made the big announcement during an event in New York City on Thursday.
Editors at Men's Journal magazine have compiled a list of The Top 20 Movie Theaters In The World, and San Francisco's 100-year-old Castro cinema has taken the title of the best cinema on Earth.
Pop superstar Miley Cyrus could be out of action for up to a month as she struggles to recover from an "extreme" allergic reaction to antibiotics. Her spokesperson has confirmed it will be a long and slow recovery, too.
Former Nirvana stars Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic were secretly relieved when the star-studded finale was dropped from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony due to time constraints.
The Boston/New England chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Science, the organization behind the Emmys, will honor the 83-year-old Star Trek actor with the prestigious Governors' Award at a gala on June 7.
Mrs. Doubtfire star Mara Wilson is adamant that studio bosses are wrong to make a sequel to the hit 1993 movie, even though Robin Williams is reportedly set to reprise his role as a cross-dressing nanny for a follow-up.
The Star Wars moviemaker had originally hoped to build the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum in San Francisco, California, but the plans were rejected by local officials who deemed the proposed building "too big" and "inappropriate".
French actress Juliette Binoche sent her Oscar statue back to Academy Award bosses several years ago, apparently because her young son had picked off all the gold coloring.
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler urged Axl Rose and his Guns 'N Roses bandmates to keep their drug use and wild times away from shows when the two supergroups hit the road together in the early 1990s -- or risk getting kicked off the tour.