Why Sharon Osbourne’s a Sassy Swashbuckler
Sharon Osbourne has a new job to add to her ever-growing resume … author! “The Talk” daytime TV show host is has penned an adorable new children’s book “Mama Hook Knows Best – A Pirate Parent’s Favorite Fables” based on her beloved character on the Disney Junior show “Jake and the Never Land Pirates.” The book hits shelves on September 17th.
See Chris Rock Give Yankees Foul Ball to Kid
It may not have been a home run for the Yankees, but it was for Chris Rock. The comedian was attending Thursday's New York Yankees-Houston Astros game at Yankee Stadium with "Boardwalk Empire" star Bobby Cannavale when Astros first baseman Jon Singleton popped a foul ball their way during the 7th inning. Though Rock didn't have a glove, he managed to grab the ball. However, when he spotted a young boy a few seats over, he reached over and generously gave the ball away.
Miley Cyrus Banned from Performing in Dominican Republic
Miley Cyrus's upcoming concert in the Dominican Republic has been cancelled after the government banned her from performing on the grounds of morality. The commission that oversees public performances said the pop star would not be allowed to hold her show on September 13 because she "undertakes acts that go against morals and customs, which are punishable by Dominican law." The "Wrecking Ball" singer was slated to play in Santo Domingo and the tickets have been on sale since July.
Watch Barack Obama Sing Ariana Grande's 'Problem' in Mash-Up
Ariana Grande's "Problem" is one of the hottest songs of the summer, and now there's a new version of the tune featuring none other than President Barack Obama! Barackdubs is notorious for mashing together popular music with clips of the POTUS speaking at White House press conferences and other public engagements — with a sprinkle of auto-tune. Barackdubs has also released presidential covers of Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," Pitbull's "Timber," and Lady Gaga's "Born This Way."
Behind the Scenes at 'Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice'
The Discovery Channel's "Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice" chronicles the modern-day gold rush that's going on in Nome, Alaska, and the seemingly insane way people are harvesting that precious metal. The new season premieres on Friday, and "The Insider With Yahoo" co-anchor Kevin Frazier made the 10-hour trek to the Last Frontier to try to find gold. Deep-sea gold mining is a seriously deadly business, because they are using a 100 hp ten-inch suction dredging hose deep under the sea. "If you get too close t
Nick Cannon Confirms Mariah Carey Marriage Trouble: We Are Living Apart
Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey are at the center of the latest celebrity-split rumors, and more signs are pointing to their marriage being history. "The Insider With Yahoo" guest host Chris Spencer the co-creator and executive producer of BET's "Real Husbands of Hollywood," spoke to Nick on Thursday. Chris said, "He said 'yes, [they'r e] going through a rough patch. There's nothing to do with infidelity.' He didn't confirm that it was over, but he did say that they've been living separately for a few months n
Justin Bieber Says 'R.I.P.' to His 'Stache
Justin Bieber said goodbye to that mustache and partial beard he's been rocking (or trying to rock, depending on your perspective) for the past few months. On Wednesday, the 20-year-old posted a video to Instagram documenting the big departure. "Should I do it?" Bieber asked his friend before he started mowing his barely-there facial hair. Zooming in to show off his patchy 'stache, the Biebs whispered to the camera, "R.I.P. 'stache." The pop star then applied the shaving cream to his face and got to work.
Aaron Paul's 'Breaking Bad' Scavenger Hunt Before the Emmys
"Breaking Bad" might be off the air, but Aaron Paul still wants to thank the hit show's fans for their loyalty. The actor announced on Wednesday via Instagram that he will be hiding "Breaking Bad" memorabilia around Los Angeles on Monday before the Emmy Awards. "There will be signed 'Breaking Bad' scripts, posters, dolls, action figures and some really cool 'Breaking Bad' art hidden all over the Hollywood area," wrote Paul, who's nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jesse Pinkman on the show.
Katie Holmes: 'I Was A Very Nervous Mother'
Katie Holmes is typically private about her personal life, but in a new interview with DuJour Magazine, the actress opens up about putting Hollywood on hold after giving birth to her now 8-year-old daughter Suri Cruise. "I totally admire women who go back to work six weeks after giving birth but when she was little, I was not ready," shares Holmes. "I was a very nervous mother — like, sleeping next to her crib — and I was in that mode for a long time." Not anymore.
Are Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Coldplay Performing at the Super Bowl?
Rumors have been swirling that Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Coldplay have been asked to perform at the upcoming Super Bowl halftime show. Mike Ozanian, executive editor at Forbes Media, said, "The NFL is asking the Super Bowl performers to pay to be able to perform." But a representative for the NFL told "The Insider With Yahoo," "Our only goal with the Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show is to put on the best show for the millions of fans who watch. Our contract arrangements with artists are confidential." While th