Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.
Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens.
James Franco reportedly didn't hold back on New York Times theater critic Ben Brantley recently.
The 35-year-old actor, who is currently starring as George Milton in a Broadway revival of "Of Mice and Men," took to Instagram to share Variety's favorable review of the play.
'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Porsha Williams recently turned herself in to police and was booked on a misdemeanor battery charge after a warrant was issued for her arrest over a scuffle with co-star Kenya Moore.
The 31-year-old sports bright makeup and a slight smile in her mug shot, which was obtained by OTRC.com. Williams, who lives near Atlanta, turned herself into the Fulton County Sheriff's office on Wednesday. She was released after posting a $2,000 bond, records show.
Who doesn't dream of styling their space like the stars? Well if you're in the mood for a spring home make-over, you're in luck! OTRC recently went shopping with HGTV star David Bromstad at LA's premiere furniture showcase, HD Buttercup.
"You just want to incorporate bright fun colors," David told OTRC. "Paint is great if you're on a budget."
And he's not the only one scoping out the selection. Set designers from many of Hollywood's hit shows and movies shop at HD Buttercup too.
Will Arnett has reportedly filed for divorce from Amy Poehler.
The 43-year-old actor, who currently stars on "The Millers," filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 8, People magazine reports. He is seeking joint legal and physical custody of the couple's two sons, Archie, 5, and Abel, 3, as well as visitation rights.
Congrats to Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg -- they are engaged!
The 41-year-old announced the news on Wednesday, April 16, on the ABC show "The View," where she serves as a co-host. She also showed off her yellow sapphire engagement ring in a private photo shoot at a nail salon (check out the photos here). McCarthy and Donnie, a 44-year-old star of CBS' "Blue Bloods," brother of Mark Wahlberg and member of pop group New Kids on the Block, began dating last year.
Could Beyonce and Jay-Z embark on a joint tour together this summer?
According to a report that originated in Page Six, the musical couple are said to be launching a joint stadium concert tour in the United States that could begin as early as June 2014. Neither singer has commented about the report.
Bryan Singer, director and producer of several "X-Men" films, including the upcoming movie "X-Men: Days of Future Past," is accused of raping and drugging a teenage boy in the 1990s, according to a recent lawsuit, while his lawyer says the claims are "completely without merit."
The suit was filed in a federal court in Hawaii on Wednesday. The accuser, Michael Egan, claims Singer, 48, "manipulated his power, wealth and position in the entertainment industry to sexually abuse and exploit" him and that he suffered "catastrophic psychological and emotional injuries" as a result.
Kate Mara is trying to get into (even better) shape for her role as a superhero in the new "Fantastic Four" film reboot and says she is "very excited" to start filming.
The 31-year-old actress, best known for her role on the Netflix series "House of Cards," made her comments in a recent interview with OTRC.com ahead of the April 18 release of her newest movie, "Transcendence." In February, it was reported that Mara will play Sue Storm, aka The Invisible Woman, in a new "Fantastic Four" film directed by Josh Trank that is set to hit theaters in 2015.
Tori Spelling says that husband Dean McDermott broke her heart, in comments made about his recent cheating scandal, which will also be addressed on the couple's new reality show.
The 40-year-old actress, best known for playing Donna Martin on the 1990s series "Beverly Hills, 90210," made her remarks to Us Weekly in an interview published in the entertainment magazine's latest issue, which hits newsstands on Friday. She graces the cover.
Morgan Freeman's new movie "Transcendence" may be considered science fiction, but could it also be categorized as a horror film?
In "Transcendence," in theaters on April 18, Hall plays scientist Joseph Tagger, an associate of with Johnny Depp's character, Dr. Will Caster. The movie focuses on Will's desire to create an artificial intelligence machine that can take on a life of its own. Will's mind is eventually downloaded onto a computer after he is shot and his ultimate goal is realized.