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UN Officials Criticize City of Detroit for Water Shutoffs


Tomjac80/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(DETROIT) -- United Nations human rights officials on Monday criticized the city of Detroit for shutting off water to customers behind on their bills, saying that the shutoffs discriminate against minorities. Officials spent

Murder Suspect Mistakenly Released From Prison


Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services(BALTIMORE) -- A Maryland murder suspect was mistakenly released from prison on Friday, and state corrections officials say they didn’t even know the man was missing until Sunday night.Ro

Billy Joel Reveals Why He (Probably) Won't Make Another Album Ever Again


Courtesy: Library of CongressWhile Billy Joel continues to pack fans into New York's Madison Square Garden every month -- as part of his ongoing residency there -- fans are still hoping that he might one day decide to make a new album.  But in a ne

Fighter Jets Collide over Kansas, No Serious Injuries Reported


AndersHP84/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HOWARD, Kan.) -- A pair of F-16 fighter jets were involved in a mid-air collision on Monday in which one of the planes crashed and the pilot of the other was able to return to its base in Tulsa, Okla. and land safely.Acco

Hannah Graham Abduction Suspect Indicted in 2005 Sex Assault


Galveston County Sheriff's Office(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The suspect in the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is being indicted in a 2005 sexual assault.Jesse Matthew has been charged with attempted capital murder, abduction and

Woman Trapped in Chimney of Man She Met Online


LAPD(LOS ANGELES) -- A woman was arrested in Thousand Oaks over the weekend after firefighters rescued her from a man's chimney. She had been trying to break into the house and had gotten stuck, police said.The homeowner told Los Angeles station KABC h

Indiana Serial Killer Suspect Says Spree Dates Back Two Decades


Gary Police Dept(GARY, Ind.) -- The man suspected of murdering seven women in Indiana told police his crime spree dates back two decades, authorities said at a press conference Monday.Suspect Darren Deon Vann, 43, helped authorities locate the bodies of s

LA Kings Player Arrested for Domestic Violence


iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been arrested in Redondo Beach and accused of domestic violence.He was immediately suspended by the National Hockey League.The collective bargaining agreement between the NHL

Police Trying To Identify Remains Found in Hannah Graham Search


Charlottesville Police Department(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va.) -- Investigators are working to confirm the identity of remains found on Sunday during the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, who disappeared last month.Searches for th

Closing Arguments to Begin in "Dexter" Murder Trial


iStock/Thinkstock(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Closing arguments and jury deliberations are scheduled for Tuesday in the case of a Utah man accused of shooting his wife to death after a night of drinking and watching the TV series Dexter, a show about a serial kill

School Bus Driver Charged With Third DUI


iStock/Thinkstock(ASHLAND, Mass.) -- A Massachusetts school bus driver was charged with driving under the influence after he was allegedly intoxicated while operating a bus full of cross country runners.Robert E. Murphy, 59, of Ashland, Mass., was driving

WATCH: Flames Engulf Calif. Home, Good Samaritans Race to Help


Courtesy Beth Lederach (FRESNO, Calif.) -- Michael Alcala wanted to help.The student was passing by a Fresno, California, house fire Saturday when he heard screams; a man trapped inside, his daughter pleading for her father’s safety.“He was ye

Dozens Cleared from Ebola Monitoring as 21-Day Window Passes


iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) -- The first group of people quarantined and monitored after close contact with Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has been cleared, with the 21-day monitoring period passing for 48 people. Duncan’s relatives and fiancé

Woman Describes the Chilling Moment She Spotted Shooting Suspect Eric Frein


Pennsylvania Department of Transportation(PARADISE TOWNSHIP, Pa.) -- A woman in northeastern Pennsylvania says she spotted accused police gunman Eric Frein while taking a walk Friday, a “high-credibility” sighting that has authorities re-focus

Police in Missing UVA Student Case Search Rural Area Where Remains Found


iStock/Thinkstock(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va.) -- Police investigating the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham searched a wooded and sparsely populated area a day after human remains were found there.On Sunday forensic teams searched a

Michael Buble Taping New Christmas Special on October 26, Adds Tour Dates in Asi


Chris Haston/NBCTalk about rushing the seasons: Michael Buble is taping his latest Christmas special even before Halloween gets here.The singer will tape the special -- his fourth one for NBC -- at New York City's famed Radio City Music Hall next Monday, October 26.  If you'd like to attend, you can apply for free tickets via his website.Michael's previous Christmas specials have featured an interesting combination of guests, ranging from Rod Stewart, Blake Shelton and Carly Rae Jepsen, to Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige and a variety of Muppets.In other Michael Buble news, he's just announced an extension to his tour in support of his most recent album To Be Loved.  Starting January 13, he'll head to Asia, where he'll perform in China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Japan.  In March, he'll be performing in South Africa.On Tuesday, Michael is releasing a version of his 2011 album Christmas on festive red and green vinyl.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio  

Kelly Clarkson Sings Sam Smith's "Stay with Me" in Concert


Justin Lubin/NBCKelly Clarkson's still on maternity leave from pop stardom, but she steps out every now and then for the occasional gig.  Over the weekend, she performed at a Microsoft-sponsored concert in Charlotte, North Carolina, and while there, she showed that she's well aware of what's hot and happening in music right now.At the show on October 18, Kelly introduced what she called a "bluesy" and "awesome" song, adding, "Anybody like Sam Smith here?  I love this song.  I know you've probably heard it a bunch, but just bear with me, I love it.  This is called 'Stay with Me.'"  She then launched into a stripped down, soulful version of Sam's hit.So far, he hasn't responded, but it's likely he will, since he's made comments when other artists have covered that tune.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Taylor Swift Derides "Sexist" Criticism of Her Relationship Songs


ABC/Jon LeMayIt's true Taylor Swift writes songs about her ex-boyfriends.  But plenty of male artists also write songs about their love lives, yet they don't seen to come in for the kind of criticism that Taylor does.  And that, says Taylor, is sexist.Speaking to the Australian radio station 2DayFM, Taylor says, "You're gonna have people who are gonna see the depth from which you approached a song -- the fact that you put your real emotions into it, and that that's valuable and that's good and that's real. And then you're gonna have people who are gonna say, 'Oh, y'know, like she just writes songs about her ex-boyfriends.'  And I think, frankly, that's a very sexist angle to take.""No one says that about Ed Sheeran. No one says it about Bruno Mars," Taylor points out. "They're all writing songs about their exes, their current girlfriend, their love life, and no one raises a red flag there."Taylor's correct. For example, Bruno's song "When I Was Your Man" is about his fears of losing his current girlfriend, while Ed's song "Don't" is about how his ex-girlfriend cheated on him, yet no one seems to criticize those artists for "only" writing about their relationships.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Meghan Trainor to Perform with Blake Shelton's Wife on CMA Awards


Epic RecordsMeghan Trainor may have topped the pop charts for the past six weeks, but she's a resident of Nashville, Tennessee and has written songs for country artists in the past. It's no wonder, then, that she's booked an appearance on next month's Country Music Association Awards.Meghan will sing with country superstar Miranda Lambert, wife of Blake Shelton, on the telecast, which airs November 5 on ABC, live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.  They'll be performing "All About that Bass," Meghan's #1 hit.Ariana Grande will also appear on the show, performing with the country group Little Big Town.  Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley host the show, and other artists who'll be performing include Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, The Band Perry, Keith Urban and Blake.Meghan's debut album Title is available for pre-order starting tonight on iTunes.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Justin Timberlake to Close 20/20 Experience Tour with Filmed Shows in Las Vegas


Dana Edelson/NBCJustin Timberlake plans to wrap up his epic 20/20 Experience World Tour in spectacular fashion, with two big shows in Las Vegas on January 1 and January 2, both of which will be captured on film.The shows at the MGM Grand Garden arena will be filmed and directed by Jonathan Demme, the filmmaker who brought us The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia and Married to the Mob, as well Stop Making Sense, the acclaimed music documentary about '80s music icons Talking Heads.Members of Justin's fan club, the Tennessee Kids, get first crack at tickets Tuesday at 10 a.m. PT.  Everyone else will be able to purchase tickets this Friday, October 24 starting at 10 a.m. PT.The 20/20 Experience tour has been going since November 6, 2013.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Gavin DeGraw Initially Thought Releasing His New Best-Of Album Meant His Career


James Minchin III/RCA RecordsGavin DeGraw's been making records for more than ten years now, so it's not surprising that his record company approached him to put together a greatest hits compilation: Finest Hour: the Best of Gavin DeGraw arrives in stores Tuesday.  But Gavin says initially, he didn't like the idea, because he thought it meant his career was over.Gavin tells ABC News Radio, "It's so funny, you know, when it was proposed to me, the idea....'Uh, hey, how do you feel about a best-of record?' I said, 'Umm, isn't that for when you're done making albums at the end of your career?'"But he says they persuaded him that it was the right thing to do by spinning it in a different way."They said, 'You can perceive it that way, but the issue is: How do you feel about being able to sum up your career so far -- to give a new audience the opportunity to hear a collection of your music that you personally picked for them -- and also have the opportunity to put a few new songs on there that your current fan base can check out?'"  Gavin recalls his record label telling him. "So I said, 'You know what? Since you phrase it that way, I like the idea!' So I went for it."Finest Hour features three new songs, and Gavin says that while he's in the process of working on his next record, the album gives him the opportunity to give his fans something to tide them over."I thought it was a really good opportunity to get some new material out there, give me a little bit of time to write another new album as well and to introduce my music to people who haven't heard my music before," he tells ABC News Radio. "To give them an idea of the type of music that I make. So they can get a little bit of an idea so they can go, 'You know what? I like it!' or 'I don't like it. I don't like this guy!'"The disc features songs from every phrase of Gavin's career, from "I Don't Want to Be," "Follow Through" and "In Love with a Girl," to "Not Over You," "Soldier" and "Best I Ever Had."  Gavin says, "I look back now at this little chunk of material. I'm thinking, 'Wow, that's crazy. I remember the phone call I had that inspired that story, to go and write that song,' so there's certainly a tremendous amount of nostalgia there."But the nostalgia is tempered by the three new songs: the current single "Fire," the song "You Got Me," from the recent film Dolphin Tale 2, and "Not Our Fault," which Gavin co-wrote with none other than One Direction's Harry Styles.  Asked if he'd work with Harry again, Gavin tells ABC News Radio, "I definitely would. I think that Harry is really talented. You know, I was really impressed with him.""He's a greatly successful guy, and he's successful at a very young age, and I think that he's going to have other success beyond what is the standard pop success. I really do," adds Gavin. "I think he's good enough to sustain it."Now that the best-of is being released, Gavin says it makes him realize that his career isn't over at all: In fact, it's far from it."Honestly, I know it's called 'The Best Of,' it's a best-of album, but, I feel like I'm just getting started," he says. "It's all just really starting right now." Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Sheryl Crow Finds Buyer for $12 Million L.A. Compound


Interscope RecordsFor the past two years, Sheryl Crow has been singing "All I Wanna Do...is sell my multi-milliondollar compound in L.A."  Now, she finally has.AOL's Real Estate blog reports that the Grammy-winner initially listed the property in the Hollywood Hills for just under 16 million bucks back in 2012, but took it off the market in 2013 when no buyer could be found.  It came back on the market again this past April for the "bargain" price of $11,950,000 and now she's found a buyer.Why is the property so expensive?  Because it's made up of three houses that sit on 10 acres and total over 10,000 square feet.  Sheryl bought each home separately around 1998 and then combined them.  Together, the three homes have 11 bedrooms, 8 1/2 baths, a library, wine cellar, chef's kitchen, music room and more.   The property also includes trails, a campsite, a playground and an infinity pool.According to AOL, Sheryl was also trying to sell another property in College Grove, Tennessee but that's now been taken off the market because it failed to find a buyer.  The singer's portfolio also includes an estate in Nashville, and a beachfront home in Florida.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Taylor Swift Reveals First Song on "1989": "Welcome to New York"


Big Machine RecordsTaylor Swift has revealed the first track on her new album. "The first song on 1989 is a song called 'Welcome to New York,'" she explained on Monday's Good Morning America.  "And I wanted to start the album with 'Welcome To New York' because New York has been an important landscape and location for the story of my life in the last couple of years," Taylor said.Written by Taylor and Ryan Tedder,"Welcome to New York" is available tonight at midnight exclusively on iTunes, but only if you've pre-ordered 1989.  "Welcome to New York" follows the release of the singles "Out of the Woods" and "Shake It Off." Taylor said the Big Apple definitely inspired the track. "I dreamt about moving to New York, I obsessed over moving to New York and then I did it," Taylor said. "The inspiration that I found in that city is kind of hard to describe and hard to compare to any other force of inspiration I’ve ever experienced in my life.""It’s like an electric city and I approached moving there with such wide-eyed optimism and sort of saw it as a place of endless potential and possibilities and you can kind of hear that reflected in this music and in this first song especially," she continued.1989 will be officially released October 27.Follow @ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

Birthday Girl Katy Perry May Shame Betty Crocker Into Reinstating Her Favorite F


Capitol RecordsKaty Perry's turning 30 on October 25, but instead of pondering what reaching this milestone truly means to her life and career, she's preoccupied with making sure her birthday cake is perfect.  Luckily, the folks at Betty Crocker seem willing to reverse their product plan to make it happen."YO @BettyCrocker," Katy tweeted to the company on Saturday. "WHY WOULD U DISCONTINUE RAINBOW CHIP FROSTING? WHAT DA HECK AM I SUPPOSED 2 PUT ON MY FUNFETTI CAKE? HOW CAN I TURN 30 NOW?"It seems the company stopped making Katy's preferred rainbow chip frosting back in January, replacing it with rainbow sprinkle frosting instead.  This has sparked outrage among die-hard fans of the original frosting -- they even set up a Facebook page demanding its reinstatement.  Others started a petition calling for the frosting to come back on the market, while prices for cans of the sweet, creamy treat soared on eBay.Of course, Betty Crocker isn't about to ignore the wishes of a global pop superstar who had a hit with a song called "Birthday" and made a lyric video for the tune featuring nothing but cakes, candy, frosting, sprinkles and cupcakes."Katy! One more week! Bringing the RC Frosting back is definitely being explored," the company tweeted back to Katy, adding, "[Direct message] us. We'd like to send you a Bday gift!"Stay tuned: Betty Crocker has until Saturday to make Katy's birthday cake wishes come true.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Gwen Stefani Releases New Single, "Baby Don't Lie"


Interscope RecordsGwen Stefan released her new single, "Baby Don't Lie," late Sunday night.In the song, from her upcoming solo album, Gwen sings, “You love me good sometimes/But there’s something behind those eyes, those eyes/That you can’t disguise, disguise/Baby don’t, baby don’t, baby don’t lie/I don’t want to cry no longer/Baby don’t, baby don’t, baby don’t lie/I need a love that’s stronger.”A sneak peek at the video for the song will air on Monday night’s edition of NBC’s The Voice.The full video for “Baby Don’t Lie” will debut Tuesday on Vevo.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

"American Idol" Season Seven Contestant Joanne Borgella Dead at 32


FOXJoanne Borgella, who competed on the seventh season of American Idol, died Saturday of cancer. She was 32.An announcement was made by her family on her Facebook page. It reads in part, "With heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved Joanne."Borgella, a resident of Hoboken, New Jersey, had been fighting endometrial cancer.Borgella reached the top 24 of American Idol's seventh season, in 2008. She later worked as a plus-sized model after winning the reality show Mo’Nique’s Fat Chance in 2005.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio 

The Fray's Joe King Marries "Vampire Diaries" Star Candice Accola


Andrew Toth/Getty ImagesHe and his girlfriend got engaged back in May of 2013, but now Joe King, guitarist for The Fray, has finally said "I do."  E! Online reports that he tied the knot with Vampire Diaries star Candice Accola in New Orleans on Saturday.Joe posted a photo of himself and Candice dancing together on their wedding day, captioning the photo, "My wife, she makes me wanna dance."  Candice, who plays Caroline Forbes on The Vampire Diaries, posted a photo of the two kissing on her Instagram, with the caption, "Officially Mr. and Mrs. King! Best night ever!" According to E!, the two tied the knot at the Montegut House in the Big Easy, walking down the aisle to famed New Orleans musician Trombone Shorty.   Shorty was a featured musician on Joe's 2013 solo release.  Then, the two paraded down New Orleans' famed Bourbon Street, leading guests to the reception, where they celebrated with Candice's Vampire Diaries co-stars Paul Wesley, Kat Graham and Michael Trevino.  Star Ian Somerhalder couldn't make it, but he sent the happy couple his best wishes on Instagram.Joe, who has two children from his first marriage, first met Candice at a Super Bowl event in 2011 and proposed to her in Florence, Italy, last May.  The band wrapped up a tour in support of their most recent album Helios in Switzerland this past week.Back in December of 2013, Joe told ABC News Radio that his New Year's resolution was to plan his wedding, so it's been in the works for quite some time.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Can Taylor Swift Move a Million...Again?


Big Machine RecordsTaylor Swift's last two albums -- Speak Now and Red -- both sold over a million copies in their first weeks of release.  That's an almost unheard-of feat these days -- and one that any artist, including Taylor herself, is unlikely to repeat.Billboard reports that digital sales are down 11.5% for the first nine months of 2014, and initial sales projections of her new album, 1989, due October 27, have been revised downward.  They were initially projected at 1.1 million, which would be just about equal to what Red and Speak Now sold in their first weeks.  Now, Billboard says, the projections are closer to 750,000.A top retail sales executive tells Billboard, "I don’t know if anybody can do it, except maybe Adele," adding, "I was shocked that Justin Timberlake came so close."  Justin's album The 20/20 Experience sold 968,000 copies in its first week last year.  Adele's next album won't be out until 2015, by which time the music landscape will no doubt have changed again.However, a senior Nashville executive tells Billboard, "If anyone can still do it, Taylor can. But it will be very difficult, even for her.”Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Celebrity Real Estate: Lady Gaga's Buying, John Legend Is Selling


ABC/Rick PowellLady Gaga's a dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker, but apparently, she's also a California girl.  TMZ reports that the star has just dropped $24 million on a huge mansion in Malibu.Sources tell TMZ that the home sits on six acres, and features his-and-hers walk-in closets, a pool, gym, wine cellar, bowling alley, bocce ball court, a stable big enough for eight horses and even a "safe room."If you're looking for someplace a bit more modest in La La Land, though, you may want to check out John Legend's house.  He and his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, are selling their L.A. home for $1.995 million.According to The Wall Street Journal, the house includes three bedrooms, including one that was converted into a studio, where Legend wrote and recorded songs for his Love in the Future album. The couple purchased it as a second home in 2007; their primary residence is in New York City.  But now, according to John, they feel it's a bit too small.“We’re ready to expand a little bit," Legend says. “If we could have the twice-as-big version of this place, we would get it. We love the feel of this home.” He personalized the house by inscribing lyrics from his songs on a light fixture.Follow --ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Donald Trump Tweets to Katy Perry, Calls Her Ex-Hubby a "Loser" and "Dummy"


ABC/Randy HolmesApparently because Donald Trump seems to consider himself an expert on, well, everything, he's taken it upon himself to inform Katy Perry that she must have been crazy to marry Russell Brand.Since the two got divorced quite a while ago, it's odd that Trump would comment on their marriage now, but apparently, watching Brand on TV recently spurred him into action."I watched Russell Brand...on the @jimmyfallon show the other night—what the hell do people see in Russell—a major loser!" Trump tweeted, adding, "@katyperry must have been drunk when she married Russell Brand – but he did send me a really nice letter of apology!"Trump didn't explain the "letter of apology" part -- and he also was wrong about Brand appearing on the Fallon show: Brand appeared on several shows this past week, but not that one.  But never mind that -- Trump was on a roll.He then tweeted directly to Perry: "Katy, what the hell were you thinking when you married loser Russell Brand. There is a guy who has got nothing going, a waste!"  He then sent her another tweet, saying, "I watched Russell Brand and I think his mind is fried - he looks really bad. Russell is a total joke, a dummy who is lost!"Russell, meanwhile, wasn't going to take this lying down.  He responded, "are you drunk when you write these tweets? Or does that foam you spray on your bald head make you high?"  He added, "I don't think your daddy left you any witty ripostes, and everything you have you inherited."  He followed that with links to unflattering articles about The Donald, including one that called him a "deadbeat."Katy, however, stayed above the fray. She's in Mexico on tour, and has so far been tweeting about how inspired she was after visiting the home of famed artist Frida Kahlo.Follow --ABCNewsRadio!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

Legendary Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dies at 82


Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Legendary fashion designer Oscar De La Renta passed away on Monday at the age of 82.A family member confirmed De La Renta's passing to ABC News. The designer had been diagnosed with cancer in 2006. De L

Brad Pitt on 'Pecking Order at Home' with Dame Angelina Jolie


ABC/Rick Rowell(NEW YORK) -- Angelina Jolie may be an honorary dame, but that doesn’t necessarily make her the boss at home.“Aaah, no,” Brad Pitt told Us Weekly with a laugh Sunday at the London premiere of his new film, Fury. “We

Michael Bolton Finds New Fans in Starring in Commercials as Michael Bolton


ABC/Matt Brown(NEW YORK) -- Michael Bolton is back in the studio, not to record another passionate break-up song, but to lay down tracks for a new line of greeting cards.The ‘90s R&B icon who made us swoon with tear-jerking ballads like “H

How Jake Gyllenhaal Lost 30 Pounds for Latest Movie "Nightcrawler"


Open Road Films(LOS ANGELES) -- Jake Gyllenhaal's latest movie Nightcrawler is due out at the end of the month and a Halloween release date is fitting since the actor's appearance in set photos could easily be categorized as "creepy."The Oscar-nominated

Taylor Swift Reveals First Song on 1989: "Welcome to New York"


ABC/Richard Harbaugh(NEW YORK) -- Taylor Swift has revealed the first track on her new album. "The first song on 1989 is a song called 'Welcome to New York,'" she explained on Monday's Good Morning America.  "And I wanted to start the album wit

"American Idol" Contestant Joanne Borgella Dies at 32


Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for BMI(LOS ANGELES) -- Former American Idol contestant Joanne Borgella died Saturday after battling cancer. She was 32.Borgella's family posted the news to her Facebook page on Saturday."With heavy hearts, we are deeply sadde

Julia Roberts Honored at "Pretty Woman" Hotel for Humanitarian Work


ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) -- Julia Roberts was back at the iconic Regent Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles Friday night, where she famously filmed Pretty Woman 25 years ago.This time, however, the leading lady wasn't gracing the hotel to rendezvous with

Allison Williams Says Flying Lessons for "Peter Pan Live" Musical Are 'Fun' But


Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Allison Williams is well on her to flying into homes when she becomes Peter Pan for NBC's upcoming live musical production. Still, learning how to fly like a boy who never wants to grow up isn't easy.The Girls

Former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Actor Arrested over Boise Hotel Disturbance


Paul Warner/Getty Images(BOISE, Idaho) -- Nicholas Brendon, an actor best known for his role as Xander Harris on TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, was arrested Friday night in Boise, Idaho, following an incident at a hotel.Boise police say witnesses had repo

"Glee's" Matthew Morrison Ties the Knot in Hawaii


Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company(LOS ANGELES) -- Glee star Matthew Morrison is officially off the market after tying the knot with his longtime girlfriend Saturday on the Hawaiian island of Maui, his rep tells People magazine.The r

Medical Examiner's Office Confirms Recovered Body Is Missing Actress


Charley Gallay/WireImage(SEATTLE) -- The King County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Friday that the body found in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, Washington, was that of missing actress Misty Upham.According to The Seattle Times, the medical examiner's

Letterman's Cue-Card Man Fired After Confrontation with Staff Writer


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Jay Leno Receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor


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"Fury" Takes Top Spot at Box Office in Its Opening Weekend


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