Michael Showers, an actor who had a recurring role as police Capt. John Guidry on the HBO drama Treme, was found dead in the Mississippi River this morning.

He was 45.

Posted in: R.I.P.

Jessica Beagley has been convicted of child abuse by an Alaskan jury.

The 36-year old mother of six was featured on an episode of Dr. Phil, during which viewers were shown a video that depicted and/or explained all the way she disciplined her son, 7. Among them: jumping jacks until exhaustion, cold showers and the forced imbibing of hot sauce.

Posted in: Celebrity Scandals

Snap. Chris Brown just got called out hard core by Fox News' Andy Levy, first on Twitter, then in an on-air apology (term used loosely) we've posted below.

After Brown Tweeted last week "No more planking for me unless it's on a sexy lady! Lol," Levy re-Tweeted it, adding "You spelled 'punching' wrong."

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"It's like some sort of dark fairytale. A beautiful young woman marries the heir to the throne and starts to get thinner and thinner. Until one day we look and she's not there at all." - The Belfast (UK) Daily Telegraph

It's no secret that Kate Middleton looks thinner than in years past. But the trend - real or perceived - has become a cause for alarm to many royal watchers.

Posted in: Kate Middleton

Glen Campbell, the country music legend who was diagnosed with Alzeheimer's in June, sat down with his wife, Kim, and Terry Moran of ABC World News last night.

During a few pauses in conversation, Campbell relied on Kim to fill in some blanks ("I'm going to be right in the middle of a sentence, man, and it just goes" he said.), but he seemed to focus when the topic of his 30-year marriage came up.

Posted in: Music

A pair of THG favorites are about to hit the big screen together, as Paul Rudd and Elizabeth Banks anchor the cast of Our Idiot Brother, which comes out on Friday.

The title pretty much makes it clear, but the film centers around Rudd's Ned, the runt of a beautiful litter that includes sisters played by Banks, Emily Mortimer and Zooey Deschanel. The former told Movie Fanatic that she can relate to the concept:

Posted in: Movie Trailers