Anne Heche's son mourns mother: 'We have lost a bright light'

Anne Heche's son paid tribute to his mother Friday saying the family had lost "a kind and most joyful soul, a loving mother, and a loyal friend."
In a statement Heche's son, Homer Laffoon, 20, wrote: "My brother Atlas and I lost our Mom.
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Spain: 1 killed when wind collapses parts of festival stage

Part of a temporary concert stage collapsed in strong wind Saturday at an outdoor music festival in eastern Spain, killing one person and injuring dozens of others, regional authorities said.
Emergency services for the Valencia region said a “strong gust of wind” knocked off parts of the Medusa Festival stage structure at around 4 a.m.
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Britney Spears' ex convicted of trespassing in wedding raid

A man once briefly married to Britney Spears was convicted Friday of aggravated trespassing and battery at the pop star's June wedding.
Jason Alexander, 40, pleaded no contest to the two misdemeanor counts in a California court.
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R. Kelly accuser to give key testimony on trial-fixing charge

R. Kelly's federal trial in Chicago that starts Monday is in many ways a do-over of his 2008 state child pornography trial, at which jurors acquitted the singer on charges that he produced a video of himself when he was around 30 having sex with a girl no older than 14.
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Naomi Judd's family asks court to seal police report of death

The family of country singer Naomi Judd filed a court petition Friday to seal police reports and recordings made during the investigation into her death.
The family filed the petition in Williamson County Chancery Court, saying the records contain video and audio interviews with relatives in the immediate aftermath of Judd's death, and releasing such details would inflict “significant trauma and irreparable harm.
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How Bollywood star Aamir Khan brought his Hindi adaptation of Forrest Gump to life

In a new Hindi-language adaptation of Forrest Gump, life isn't like a box of chocolates — it's like a box of golgappas, an Indian street food delicacy composed of flatbread, filling and spiced water.
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan — one of the biggest movie stars in the world — delivers a similar but distinct line about the popular snack as the main character in Laal Singh Chaddha, a faithful remake of the 1994 classic starring Tom Hanks.
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Actor Anne Heche dies a week after car crash

Actor Anne Heche has died after suffering a brain injury following a car crash last week, according to her family.
Heche, who was in a coma and in critical condition after the crash on Aug.
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Quidditch is being renamed. But the sport will never lose its magic, say players

The word most often used to describe real-life games of quidditch is "chaos," according to the person who oversees much of its play in Canada.
The sport came to life in 2005 when two college students decided to see how the magical game described in J.K.
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Anne Heche legally dead, remains on life support for donor evaluation

Anne Heche remains on life support and under evaluation for organ donation after a car crash that led to her brain death, a representative for the actor said Friday.
Under current California law, death can be determined by the loss of all brain function and in accordance with accepted medical standards.
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Teenage Head to continue concerts after murder of guitarist Gord Lewis

Canadian punk rock band Teenage Head has said they will go forward with their upcoming shows following the murder of founding member and guitarist Gord Lewis.
In a post on social media Friday, the band said the decision was a difficult one, but they felt fulfilling the commitment would honour their “fallen brother and start the process of healing.
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Tommy Lee's nude photo sparks accusations of double standards

Rocker Tommy Lee posted a nude photo on social media -- but not everyone is applauding.
The heavily tattooed Mötley Crüe drummer shared a full-frontal selfie on Instagram and Facebook on Thursday, with the caption "Ooooopppsss.
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Two years after Zoom incident, Jeffrey Toobin leaving CNN

Jeffrey Toobin, who rejoined CNN as a legal analyst after stepping away in the wake of exposing himself to colleagues in a Zoom call, said Friday that he was leaving the network after 20 years.
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TV adaptation of Tegan and Sara memoir to premiere at TIFF

A TV show adaptation of the memoir by Canadian pop duo Tegan and Sara will have its world premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, organizers announced on Wednesday.
Based on Tegan and Sara Quin's 2019 memoir of the same name, High School will follow the sisters' upbringing in Calgary as they explore their musical talents and queer identities.
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