(NEW YORK) -- One of the competitors on Andi Dorfman's season of The Bachelorette has died, his sister confirmed.
Eric Hill, an adventurer who sought to visit every country in the world in less than 1,200 days, was involved in a paragliding accident Sunday that left him in a coma. He died Wednesday morning. He was 31.
"Eric shared his final journey with us this morning as all his immediate family were able to be at his side when he passed away. Thank you to all of your love and support and prayers and fasting," Karen Tracey wrote on her Facebook page. "It was amazing to be with so many of his friends and family yesterday ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Justin Bieber has apparently learned his lesson.
During a trip to Tokyo earlier this week, the singer stopped at the Yasukuni Shrine, then tweeted an homage to the shrine.
Only problem was that the Yasukuni Shrine was founded in the late 1800s and honors more than two million Japanese who died in combat from the Boshin War in 1868 through the end of World War II. But it also honors convicted war criminals that are categorized Class A -- crimes against peace -- stemming from mass murders across Asia during World War II.
After Chinese fans urged Bieber to take his positive tweet down, he did so and posted an apology ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Robin Roberts has watched Late Show With David Letterman countless times before. But the Good Morning America co-anchor had never appeared on the program. Not until Tuesday, when she visited Late Show to promote her new book, Everybody's Got Something.
Roberts spoke with David Letterman about the medical obstacles she has faced and overcome. Roberts, a breast cancer survivor, was later diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a rare blood disorder. She underwent a bone marrow transplant in 2012, receiving donor cells from her sister, Sally-Ann.
Through it all, she has maintained a positive...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- David Letterman welcomed his future Late Show successor, Stephen Colbert, onto his CBS program on Tuesday night.
The Colbert Report host said he's "obviously thrilled" that he will take over the Late Show in 2015. Letterman replied that he is thrilled, too, because CBS execs could have easily hired "another boob like me. But they didn't. They hired a guy..." Colbert interjected, "They hired a boob like me." Letterman said, "No, no, no," but Colbert maintained, "Every boob is like a snowflake, Dave. We're all unique in our own way."
Colbert noted that he has a couple of connections to...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Lupita Nyong'o is having a very good year. After winning the Oscar for her role in 12 Years a Slave, the actress has now been named People magazine's "Most Beautiful."
"It was exciting and just a major, major compliment," Nyong'o said of nabbing the cover. "I was happy for all the girls who would see me on it and feel a little more seen."
Being a role model for other women like her is important for Nyong'o, who told People she first thought being beautiful meant having "light skin and long,...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- After cancelling its Everest Jump Live special in light of Friday's avalanche at Mount Everest that killed 13 people, Discovery Channel is instead planning a documentary on the tragedy.
According to Deadline.com, Discovery will utilize footage shot by NBC News' Peacock Productions, which had been set to produce Everest Jump Live. Its crews had been shooting footage for the five nights of Everest-themed programming that the network had planned, leading up ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Robert De Niro may be a veteran actor with plenty of experience under his belt, but he apparently can still learn something new. Just this past week he recorded his first Vine video.
De Niro was playing around with Tribeca Film Festival judge Jerome Jarre's cell phone when he discovered the app.
The video, captioned "ROBERT DE NIRO'S FIRST 6 SECOND FILM!," shows the 70-year-old actor appearing puzzled as he looks into the camera lens and asks, "What happened to my iPhone?"
Jarre then appears in the frame and says, "What are you ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Dylan Farrow, the adopted daughter of director Woody Allen and actress Mia Farrow, recently revived past accusations that Allen abused her as a child, but one person in Allen's life will not waver in her friendship with him.
"I’m Woody’s friend and I’ve been Woody’s friend for 45 years and nothing’s going to change that," Diane Keaton says in the May issue of More magazine.
Dylan Farrow detailed the alleged abuse ...Read more
(LOS ANGELES) -- The three Hollywood executives accused of sexual abuse by the man who is suing X-Men director Bryan Singer over similar allegations are denying the claims made against them.
Michael Egan, 31, claims in lawsuits filed this week that he was abused by Garth Ancier, David Neuman and Gary Goddard when he was a teenager.
A lawyer for Ancier, the former head of programming for Fox and NBC, says in a statement obtained by The Hollywood Reporter that the claims are "demonstrably untrue." The statement continues, "As just one of many examples, Mr. Ancier has never even visited the estate in Hawaii ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Michael Imperioli is still coming to grips with the loss of his Sopranos co-star, James Gandolfini, who died last June in Italy of a heart attack at the age of 51.
ABC News Radio recently asked Imperioli whether he will reunite with his fellow Sopranos cast members to watch Gandolfini's final movie, The Drop, once the drama is released in September. He said he currently has no plans to do so, and mentioned that he has yet to see Gandolfini's most recent movie, Enough Said.
Imperioli admitted that it would be "a little painful" for him to watch one of Gandolfini's ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Former President Bill Clinton may have dropped a couple of House of Cards spoilers at a recent benefit concert, but the lead star of the Netflix series, Kevin Spacey, has no problem with that.
Clinton and Spacey were among the top names who attended Sting's Rainforest Benefit Concert in New York City last Thursday night.
As he addressed the crowd, the 42nd U.S. president poked fun at Spacey's character on House of Cards, Frank Underwood. He joked, "When I was president, people accused me of murder all the time! Made a show of investigating it! Spacey's president for 15 minutes, and he ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Last month Beyonce shot a Toyota commercial for the auto maker's new campaign titled “Get Going.” Now, a behind-the-scenes video from the shoot has surfaced on Tuesday.
In the two-minute clip, posted on one of her Beyhive's YouTube page, the singer films three spots as her latest single, “XO,” plays in the background.
"I feel like it’s a very emotional spot. It goes through my growth and my childhood and who I wanted to be and who I have become," Beyonce says during an on-set interview.
The commercial ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Emma Stone certainly keeps Andrew Garfield on his toes.
During a recent Q&A about their new film The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Stone challenged her real-life boyfriend when he called sewing "feminine."
Asked by a child how Spider-Man got his costume, Garfield, 30, replied that he made it after taking sewing and needlepoint classes.
"It's kind of a feminine thing to do," he added, "but he really kind of made a very masculine costume."
Stone, 25, piped up, asking, "It's feminine, how?" -- prompting Garfield to respond, "It's amazing how you took that as ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Drew Barrymore is a mom -- times two.
The actress and her husband, Will Kopelman, welcomed their second daughter on Tuesday, her publicist confirmed to ABC News. Their eldest, Olive, is 19 months old.
"Happy to announce that today we are the proud parents of our second daughter, Frankie Barrymore Kopelman," the couple said in a statement. "Olive has a new little sister, and everyone is healthy and happy!"
Barrymore, 39, announced that she was expecting last November.
She said that she and her art adviser husband purposely chose to have children close in age.
"Will is ...Read more
(NEW YORK) -- Are Richard Gere and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi dating?
According to the New York Post's Page Six, Gere, who is reportedly in the middle of a divorce from actress/model Carey Lowell after 11 years of marriage, has been seeing Lakshmi.
"They have been quietly spending some time together. It is all very new and recent, and happened while he has been filming in New York," a source told the paper.
Gere is producing and starring in Time Out of Mind in New York City, where he plays George, a homeless man trying to...Read more