The Prancing Elites
Alabama townspeople were not too pleased to see a group of drag Santas dancing in their annual Christmas parade.
The Prancing Elites, an all-male dance team from Mobile, Ala., (previously best known for its local leprechaun), were invited to perform at the event in Semmes, where group captain Kentrell Collins said he believed their routine would be welcome. "I said, 'We're all over 21 and we're guys.' She was so excited. She was like, 'I didn't know they had any groups like that in Mobile,'" Collins recalled of receiving the initial invite.
Don't confuse the tongue-wagging, awkward twerking Miley Cyrus of pop culture confused with the real person, Cyrus tells the New York Times in a new interview.
"I went from people just thinking I was, like, a baby to people thinking I'm this, like, sex freak that really just pops molly and does lines all day. It's like, 'Has anyone ever heard of rock 'n' roll?'" she said. "There's a sex scene in pretty much every single movie, and they go, 'Well, that's a character.' Well, that's a character. I don't really dress as a teddy bear and, like, twerk on Robin Thicke, you know?"
A+E has lifted its suspension of Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty,which was a result of his anti-gay remarks in GQ.
"As a global media content company, A+E Networks' core values are centered around creativity, inclusion and mutual respect," a statement from the network reads. "We believe it is a privilege for our brands to be invited into people's home and we operate with a strong sense of integrity and deep commitment to these principals.
Grimm star Claire Coffee is having a particularly happy holidays. On Monday, the actress wed Punch Brothers lead singer and mandolinist Chris Thile, Us Weekly reports.
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
Dean McDermott has been accused of cheating on Tori Spelling, his wife of seven years.
According to Us Weekly, McDermott had sex with Emily Goodhand, 28, a woman he met while promoting Chopped Canada in Toronto.
"He told me he and Tori had a sexless marriage," said Goodhand. "I believed him."
The woman claims she spent the night with Dean at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on Dec. 6 and Dec. 7.
Emilia Clarke and Iain Glen
Game of Thrones was the most pirated show for the second year in a row, TorrentFreak reports.
The HBO drama's third season finale was illegally downloaded 5.9 million times, more than half of those downloads occurring within one week of when the show aired in June.
The child singer whose 1971 song is sampled on Kanye West's already-notorious "Bound 2" is suing the rapper for sampling his voice without permission.
According to New York's Daily News, Ricky Spicer, 56, filed the lawsuit Mondayin Manhattan Supreme Court, demanding that West pay for his use of the Ponderosa Twins Plus One's song "Bound" or cease and desist.
Spicer, who recorded the "fallin' in love" refrain on the R&B group's song when he was 12, says in the suit that he was shocked to hear himself on the radio when "Bound 2" was released in June. "Mr. Spicer's voice is sampled exactly as he recorded it and his voice ... is heard several times," the suit reads.
They say patience is a virtue, but why wait until January for more Sherlock when you can watch a mini-episode right now?
In a seven-minute prequel to Season 3, we get a tease of what Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) has been up to since his supposed death. But poor Watson (Martin Freeman) remains in the dark to grieve alone.
Ricky "Lord Infamous" Dunigan
Ricky Dunigan, who was a founding member of Three 6 Mafia under the name Lord Infamous, died Friday at the age of 40, Rolling Stone reports.
According to his bandmate and uncle DJ Paul, Lord Infamous died in his sleep of a heart attack at his mother's house in Memphis. He had not been recently ill, though the rapper did suffer a stroke and heart attack in 2010.
Lea Michele, Cory Monteith
Ryan Murphy has confirmed that the "happily ever after" Rachel described in Glee's tribute to Cory Monteith was originally more than just a fantasy: It was how he planned to end the Fox musical before Monteith's untimely death.