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Stan the Man.
A player so good he didn’t require a last name, or even a full first name, beloved St. Louis Cardinals star Stan Musial died yesterday. He was 92 years old.
“I never heard anybody say a bad word about him, ever,” fellow baseball legend Willie Mays said Saturday in a statement released by the Hall of Fame.
The Cardinals announced Stan Musial’s death in a news release and said he died at his home in Ladue, a St. Louis suburb, surrounded by family.
Musial, a Midwest icon with too many feats to fit on his Hall of Fame plaque, was so revered in St. Louis that twoMore >
Earl Weaver, the legendary ex-manager of the Baltimore Orioles, passed away early this morning on a cruise in the Caribbean. He was 82 years old.
A Hall of Famer, Weaver won 1,480 games and was well-known for both his temper and his penchant for the three-run homer.
He collapsed with his wife, Maryanne, by his side and never regained consciousness, according to The New York Daily News.
Said Orioles owner Peter Angelos in a statement: “Weaver stands alone as the greatest manager in the history of the Orioles organization and one of the greatest in the history ofMore >
After weeks of speculation, Britney Spears has confirmed what we already knew – that she’s quitting The X Factor after her first and only season last fall.
“I’ve made the very difficult decision not to return for another season,” Brit tells ET Online in a statement, adding that Fox was informed of her decision.
“I had such an incredible time doing the show and I love the other judges and I am so proud of my teens but it’s time for me to get back in the studio.”
“Watching them all do their thing up on that stage every week made me miss performing so much! I can’t wait to get backMore >
Justin Bieber has many things in life: an adoring fan base, an amazing head of hair, a beautiful girlfriend in Selena Gomez.
But not a 2013 Grammy Award nomination, which is something his manager has already lamented to the press.
During an appearance on Ellen that will air today, the singer admits that no recognition for “Believe” is a pretty big “bummer.”
“I was looking forward to [possible Grammy noms], but I know it will happen one day,” says Bieber, who was up for Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album two years ago.
Keeping things in perspective – heck, he’s lucky toMore >
Britney Spears’ ex-nanny is a liar and a fraud, according to the liar/fraud who is suing the pop star.
Sam Lutfi says Leah Frand was fired after a week and wouldn’t have had a clue about Spears’ drug use, which she denied and which is central to Sam’s lawsuit.
Britney in 2007 … does she look like a meth addict to you?
Frand claimed Friday that she worked for Britney for six months back in 2007 – during Spears’ head-shaving, crazy meltdown period – and never once saw any drugs.
Sam Lutfi counters that Frand was fired for stealing one of Britney’s dresses (which she laterMore >
Justin Bieber is engaged in a Twitter war with the individual who stole his camera and computer earlier this week.
As previously reported, the artist Tweeted his anger yesterday over what he described as personal footage being swiped from his manager’s office while he performed on stage in Tacoma, Washington.
Since then, a Justin Bieber nude photo – purported to be included in his computer files – has circulated around the Internet, although few believe it’s real.Justin Bieber Backstage
HOWEVER, now a Twitter user who goes by the handle “@gexwy” has posted a pair of BieberMore >
Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber are about to make beautiful music together… literally!
The 26-year old will release a new album on September 18 (titled “Kiss”) and one of the tracks included on it will be a duet with the young man who made Jepsen famous.
It’s called “Beautiful” and you can sample about 90 seconds of it here:
What do you think ofMore >
About six weeks after he suffered a cardiac arrest and needed his fiancee – Omarosa Manigault – to revive him and get him to the hospital, actor Michael Clarke Duncan has passed away. He was 54.
Best known for his role in The Green Mile and most recently a series regular on Fox’s The Finder, Duncan reportedly died unexpectedly, though he was hospitalized at the time.
TMZ sources say Omarosa’s mother was at Duncan’s side, while the former Apprentice star herself simply left the room for a short while and returned to the horrible news.
While details are sketchy at the moment, the actor’sMore >
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Robin Roberts today.
The Good Morning America co-anchor – who is taking an extended leave of absence in order to receive a bone marrow transplant from her sister in response to a rare blood disorder – is now faced with a new personal tragedy:
Her mother passed away last night.
Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts was 88 years old and the first African American to head Mississippi’s Board of Education.
Roberts flew to Mississippi yesterday to be by her ailing parent’s bedside and her GMA colleague George Stephanopoulos confirmed today that Robin did at least makeMore >
Chris Lighty, hip hop mogul and longtime manager of big names such as 50 Cent, Diddy, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey, was found dead in NYC this morning.
Lighty apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot would to the head.
According to law enforcement sources, the 44-year-old Lighty’s body was found by police around 11:30 a.m. in the back yard of his Bronx apartment.
Chris Lighty was pronounced dead on the scene, where a semi-automatic firearm was recovered. The death is being investigated as a possible suicide.
TMZ reports that he had been in an argument with his ex-wife and shot himself;More >
Daniel Tosh has been known to push the envelope, but a recent joke about an audience member being gang-raped took it too far, even by his standards.
On Friday, the star of Comedy Central’s Tosh.0 was doing standup at The Laugh Factory in L.A. and said at one point that rape jokes are always funny.
After a female audience member vocally disagreed, things got ugly.
According to the woman, Tosh said, “Wouldn’t it be funny if that girl got raped by like, 5 guys right now? Like right now? What if a bunch of guys just raped her.”
The woman and her friend, both “completely stunned” andMore >
Following the London fireworks that saw Kalon McMahon booted off the show a week ago, The Bachelorette and her eight remaining men hit Croatia tonight.
Which log-throwing, kilt-wearing competitor dominated the manly competition? Who won over Emily with persistence in the face of defeat and earned a rose?
Elsewhere, who surprisingly got the chop on tonight’s one-on-one date(s), and what surprising bombshell was dropped in the previews for next week?
Follow this link for a rundown of The Bachelorette spoilers we know so far, including the (alleged) final three. Then read on for THG’sMore >
Score one for the LiLo.
The L.A. County District Attorney’s office has dismissed the complaint against Lindsay Lohan by Thaer Kamal, who accused the actress of hit-and-run.
Just hours after the case was delivered to them, prosecutors found “no direct evidence” of LL ever hitting the manager of Hollywood’s Hookah Lounge.
In fact, per the D.A.’s report, there was no evidence that anyone hit Kamal and drove off, calling his credibility into serious question.
“Victim Thaer Kamal‘s changed story and lack of cooperation with law enforcement make him a non credible witness,” stated the D.A.’sMore >
Forget blue jeans for a moment. Neil Diamond will be spending forever with Katie McNeil.
The legendary singer tied the knot with his manager yesterday, exchanging vows in front of family members and friends in Los Angeles.
The 71-year old artist made news in September now just by getting engaged to McNeil, but by announcing it on Twitter via the following message:
“Good news coming from sunny LA/ and you’re the first I want to tell/ Katie & I just got engaged/ and I hope you wish us well.”
This is the third marriage for Diamond, who takes off on tour June 1. We send the couple nothing butMore >
Last week, Slade bombed at comedy hour and Vicki’s daughter dropped a bomb: she may have cancer. This week? Bunco night. These women are getting wild and crazy, right?
Let’s check in with The Real Housewives of Orange County in THG’s +/- recap system!
Slade and Gretchen are in the car and Slade says this – comedy – is what he wants to do. That this just feels like the right thing. Gretchen says she thinks this is going to lead to a lot of fighting between them and she doesn’t want to be a part of it.
Slade agrees not to mention the girls. Gretchen sighs. Plus 5, Slade, for helpingMore >