BEVERLY HILLS

  • Hollywood's longtime power lunch hub to cook up final script June 8, 2014

    Reuters: The din of voices haggling over movies and pitching TV series, as familiar as the trademark meatloaf and grilled salmon, will soon disappear from Kate Mantilini, the Beverly Hills restaurant whose booths have long been a mainstay of Hollywood's power lunch crowd. Situated on Wilshire Boulevard in the heart of...
  • TV mogul Nancy Malone dies at 79 May 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress and TV producer Nancy Malone died aged 79. The star of 1960s TV drama "Naked City" died of pneumonia related to a battle with leukemia May 8 at a hospital in Duarte, California, reports femalefirst.co.uk. She was nominated for Emmy awards in 1963 for her work on the show,...
  • Snapshot: 'The Backstreet Boys' then and now April 25, 2013

    In this photo from 1997, Beverly Hills, 'The Backstreet Boys' donate an outfit from their world tour to Planet Hollywood's world renown collection of memorabilia. In this Los Angeles, California April 22, 2013 image the Backstreet Boys (from LR) Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson, AJ McLean, Nick Carter and Brian Littrell...
  • Watch: 70th Golden Globe Awards January 14, 2013

    Ben Affleck's 'Argo' won the best drama movie in the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards that aired from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on Monday. ...
  • Golden Globe: Affleck wins bestdirector for 'Argo' January 14, 2013

    Beverly Hills: Ben Affleck won the bestdirector Golden Globe on Sunday for his Iran hostage thriller 'Argo,' a prize that normally bodes well for an Academy Award win except he missed out on an Oscar nomination this time. Affleck's now in an unusual position during Hollywood's long awards season,...
  • Eddie Murphy is Hollywood's most overpaid actor December 5, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has topped this year's Forbes' list of 'most overpaid' actors in Hollywood. Murphy, 51, attained fame and success after turning out box office hits such as 'Dr Dolittle', 'Beverly Hills Cop' and 'Coming to America'. But lately, Murphy's career has collapsed, after starring in...
  • Holywood director Tony Scott dies after jumping off bridge August 21, 2012

    Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as 'Top Gun', 'Days of Thunder' and 'Beverly Hills Cop II', has died after jumping from a Los Angeles County Bridge. ...
  • 'Top Gun' director jumps to death from bridge August 20, 2012

    Los Angeles: Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as 'Top Gun,' 'Days of Thunder' and 'Beverly Hills Cop II,' died Sunday after jumping from a Los Angeles County Bridge, authorities said. The 68yearold Scott's death was being investigated as a suicide, Los Angeles County Coroner's Lt. Joe Bale said. Several people...
  • Family, fans gather to mourn Whitney Houston February 18, 2012

    Newark: Whitney Houston's family and friends paid their last respects at her funeral, held in her childhood church in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday evening, a week after the sudden death of the singer whose spectacular voice and bestselling albums made her one of biggest pop stars of her era. Houston,...
  • PreGrammy gala celebrates Whitney Houston's life February 12, 2012

    Beverly Hills: It was a surreal scene: Whitney Houston had died at the Beverly Hilton, and hours later and a few floors below, her life was being celebrated at the event where her career was launched. On Saturday night, Clive Davis Houston's mentor, producer, champion and longtime friend memorialized...
  • Fans react to pop singer Whitney Houston's death February 12, 2012

    Whitney Houston passed away on Sunday in Los Angeles, casting a pall over the biggest weekend in music as the entire industry descends upon the City of Angels for Grammy awards on Monday. ...
  • Singer Whitney Houston dies at age 48 February 12, 2012

    Los Angeles: Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Houston's publicist, Kristen Foster, said on Sunday that the singer had died, but the...
  • Clooney ex Elisabetta Canalis gets naked for PETA September 14, 2011

    Los Angeles: George Clooney's exgirlfriend Elisabetta Canalis is the latest celebrity to strip down for animal rights group PETA, unveiling her campaign and her naked body in Beverly Hills on Tuesday. Shoppers on ritzy Rodeo Drive got an eyeful of Canalis as she posed next to her nude, blackandwhite campaign...
  • 'Real Housewives' to be tweaked after suicide August 20, 2011

    Los Angeles: Reality TV show 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' is being reedited following the suicide of Russell Armstrong in a strong indication that the network plans to go ahead with the second season. But Bravo president Frances Berwick told showbusiness paper Daily Variety that no decision has yet...
  • Suicide rocks Beverly Hills 'Real Housewives' August 17, 2011

    Los Angeles: The estranged husband of 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' star Taylor Armstrong has been found dead in an apparent suicide, just three weeks before the reality show is scheduled to return to US television. In the most tragic event to befall a reality TV show, venture capitalist Russell...
  • Women want Scarlett's pout, Gisele's body January 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The plump pout made famous by actress Angelina Jolie is yesterday's news. Women want Scarlett Johansson's lips instead. Oscarwinning actress Jolie came in second to Johansson in the lips category of the "14th Annual Famed Hottest Looks Survey" compiled by Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeons Dr. Richard Fleming and Dr....
  • What's hot? Everybody wants Angelina's lips January 25, 2008

    Los Angeles: Eyes like Katie Holmes, the sultry pout of Angelina Jolie and a body like Jessica Biel make the perfect woman at least in the opinion of plastic surgery patients in Beverly Hills. The specific attributes of the three actresses topped the list of the annual "Hollywood's Hottest Looks"...
  • Bee Gees to get music industry honour March 27, 2007

    Los Angeles: The Bee Gees will receive a lifetime achievement award from a music industry group in Beverly Hills in May, organisers said on Monday. The pop legends will be presented with the Icon Award during performing rights group BMI's 55th annual pop music awards on May 15 at the Regent...
  • Diamonds as icing on wedding cake October 17, 2006

    Los Angeles: A confection billed as the most expensive wedding cake in the world made its debut on Monday night in Beverly Hills, but is likely to cause indigestion. The extravagant $20 million ( 10.7 million) diamondstudded wedding cake, created by Mimi So Jewellers and cake designer Nahid La Patisserie Artistique,...