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DJ Khaled and fiancée welcome baby boy on Snapchat

LOS ANGELES — It's a boy for music producer DJ Khaled and his fiancée Nicole Tuck, who welcomed their first child into the world early Sunday morning. Khaled chronicled the birth in a series of snapchats showing the inside of the delivery room where he can be heard telling the doctor that "it's go time." The video clips took place over a period of about 10 hours, showing nearly everything about the birth while his album "Major Key" played in the background. After Tuck gave birth, Khaled said that he was going to let audiences hear the crying baby only. He also stamped his arm with the ink print of his son's foot.

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Tyler Perry’s ‘Madea’ tops Cruise’s ‘Jack Reacher’ sequel

LOS ANGELES — Tyler Perry bested Tom Cruise at the box office this weekend. Perry's "Boo! A Madea Halloween" opened in the top spot with an estimated $27.6 million, edging Cruise's "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" into second place, according to studio estimates Sunday. It's the third best opening for a "Madea" movie, behind "Madea Goes to Jail" and "Madea's Family Reunion" and a sign of the character's longstanding appeal to audiences. To market the film, which reportedly cost $20 million to produce, Lionsgate leveraged the social media audiences of Perry and his cast as well as promotional videos like one featuring Jimmy Fallon as Trump alongside Madea that ended up going viral. "Tyler Perry is a movie star. Tyler Perry is a mogul. The Madea character has provided box office dividends for years. …

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Bill Murray to receive humor prize at Kennedy Center

WASHINGTON — Bill Murray will get the sort of attention he doesn't usually seek out when he's honored with the nation's top prize for humor. The actor will be at the Kennedy Center on Sunday to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. David Letterman, Emma Stone and Sigourney Weaver will be among those on hand to celebrate his career. Murray got his break on "Saturday Night Live" and starred in some of the most successful comedies of the 1980s and 1990s before transitioning into more dramatic roles. He was nominated for an Oscar for his soulful turn as a washed-up actor in Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation." He's become a folk hero in the social-media era by turning up unannounced at wedding receptions, kickball games and house parties. He's also a …

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Tom Ford on directing, being ‘nocturnal animal’

Los Angeles – We expected nothing but impeccable sharpness and glamour when fashion designer-turned-filmmaker Tom Ford walked into the room of the Shangri-La hotel in Toronto. He did not disappoint. Wearing a crisp white shirt, black suit and tinted glasses, the 55-year-old fashionista-turned cineaste met with us to talk about his second venture into filmmaking, the psychological thriller “Nocturnal Animals.” The movie is based on the 1993 novel “Tony And Susan” by Austin Wright. “When I’m writing, I usually write almost by shot,” Tom explained his style of approach with the film. “Every single thing whether it’s the way a shot looks, whether it’s the way someone is dressed, whether it’s the atmosphere in the film, it has to be a part of the story and it has to convey something important.” He …

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She’s got it!

To look good enough for pin-up is something many stars aspire for. It should be said, however, that being hot has its pros and cons – just ask Kim Domingo. Blessed with an innocent face and a killer bod, Kim, the latest crush ng bayan, shared in an interview the pitfalls of looking like a goddess. “May mga instances na nababastos ako,” she said. “Ewan ko. ’Yung iba parang ’di sila makapagpigil. Konting skin, konting cleavage, magte-take advantage na agad. May nanghihipo, nangyayakap… “Tapos ang iba naman, huhusgahan ka because of the way you look – to the point na ’pag nag-bikini ako, sasabihin masamang ehemplo daw ako. Eh nagtatrabaho lang naman ako!” She has learned how to deal with these things. “Kapag mga public appearances, I make sure may security. Tapos sa social media …

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Scarlett Johansson turns popcorn girl in Paris

Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson swapped the red carpet for a turn behind the counter at her new popcorn shop in Paris on Saturday. The "Lost in Translation" actress -- decked out in a classic French blue and white striped top -- dished out the crunchy treat to punters at the launch of the Yummy Pop store she and husband Romain Dauriac have opened in the city's trendy Marais district. The couple hope their unusual twists on the classic cinema snack -- including the 31-year-old "Avengers" star's favourite truffle, parmesan and sage flavour -- will wow customers in the gastronomic capital of the world. Ahead of the launch, Johansson's spokesman in Los Angeles said the she was passionate about popcorn, adding that it was cooked and mixed fresh on the spot with seasonal ingredients. After …

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Pop stars and fast cars: Taylor Swift plays Formula One

With their red, white and blue tutus and Taylor Swift t-shirts, Rachel Emling and Mikala Crews were everything Formula One wanted at the U.S. Grand Prix: young fans who would travel across the country for a mix of pop stars and fast cars. Tens of thousands packed into the Circuit of the Americas on Saturday night for Swift's only concert of the year at Formula One's only race on American soil. Formula One's goal in booking Swift was to hook a new generation of fans to their sport in America, long considered an untapped market for the global racing series. Landing fans like Emling and Crews, NASCAR fans from Jacksonville, Florida, was exactly what they hoped for. They came for the concert and love the cars. "We've been watching a little bit. It's …

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AT&T buying HBO and CNN owner Time Warner for $85.4 billion

AT&T is buying Time Warner, the owner of the Warner Bros. movie studio as well as HBO and CNN, for $85.4 billion in a deal that could shake up the media landscape. The acquisition would combine a telecom giant that owns a leading cellphone business, DirecTV and internet service with the company behind some of the world's most popular entertainment, including "Game of Thrones," the "Harry Potter" franchise and professional basketball. It's the latest big media acquisition by a major cable or phone company — deals like Comcast's 2011 purchase of NBC Universal, all aimed at shoring up businesses upended by the internet. Regulators would have to sign off on the acquisition, no certain thing. The prospect of another media giant on the horizon has already drawn fire on the campaign trail. …

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Cop wins ‘Tough Enough’ competition

Beating other five male and four female finalists, 25-year-old police inspector Jester Calis was named the Toughest Pinoy in the final showdown of KIX’s “R U Tough Enough” challenge held at SM North Edsa recently. Hundreds applied in the nationwide search but only 10 finalists were selected. This includes Jester, workforce coordinator Alvin Dizer, fitness trainer Cesar Hinayon Jr., events host and rugby player Cassie Umali, businessman and former “Pinoy Biggest Loser” contestant Ralph David Tiu, marketing manager Lauren Lim, police woman Jennifer Gabriel, fresh graduate Gabriel Carreon, working student Ronie Ricones, and physician and coach Ian Banzon. “I expected the worst thing that could happen. The challenge was really hard and my competitors are really tough,” Jester said in an interview with Bulletin Entertainment. Each of the finalists went through five stations: …

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Andre and Mikee: Newest love team in town

After being paired with Barbie Forteza and Yassi Pressman in past projects, Andre Paras lands in the arms of newcomer Mikee Quintos, at least for now and only on TV. The two are already in the cast of “Encantadia” but they will work together as onscreen partners for the first time on GMA’s interactive romantic-comedy series, “Usapang Real Love (URL) presents Perfect Fit.” Their episode sees Mikee play Ella, a cellphone repair girl who pretends to be another person to get close with her crush Eugene (played by Andre). “I’m happy and excited,” Andre said in an interview. “We have good chemistry. Nakikita (niyo) naman (yun) kapag nasa ‘Encantadia’ kami. I know it’s going to be fun working with her kasi she’s super kulit din.” Mikee is grateful for the opportunities she’s been …

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