Controversy

Unpacking the Child Abuse Case Against YouTube Influencer Ruby Franke

Even before parent vlogger Ruby Franke pleaded guilty to four counts of child abuse, people who knew the family—and many who just watched her videos—say they suspected something was seriously wrong.

February 20, 2024

Cassadee Pope is Leaving Country Music After Being “Shamed”

‘The Voice’ alum Cassadee Pope is leaving country music to concentrate on punk-pop and rock: "You're not completely ostracized and shamed for speaking out."

February 15, 2024

Megan Fox Claps Back at Critics of Photo With Travis & Taylor

Megan Fox responds to comments about how she looks in a photo with Machine Gun Kelly, Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift taken during a Super Bowl after-party.

February 15, 2024

Ayo Edebiri Apologizes to Jennifer Lopez for Past Comments

Jennifer Lopez shares that ‘The Bear’ star Ayo Edebiri apologized to her while the two worked on ‘Saturday Night Live’ for past comments made about the singer.

February 13, 2024

Alicia Keys’ Husband Reacts to Usher Super Bowl Performance

Alicia Keys’ husband Swizz Beatz is clearing the air on any negativity when it comes to her and Usher's Super Bowl 2024 Halftime performance.

February 12, 2024

What Zoë Kravitz, Hailey Bieber and More Have Said About Being Nepo Babies

Though the conversation about Hollywood nepotism is almost as old as the business itself, TikTok gave it new life, and so many stars of all ages have weighed in on the subject.

February 11, 2024

Leah Remini is “Screaming” at Beyoncé Wax Figure Comparisons

A new wax figure of Beyoncé debuted at Madame Tussauds in England, but just like renditions in the past, fans are comparing it to the likes of another star.

February 9, 2024

Why Indian Actress Poonam Pandey Faked Her Death

Bollywood star Poonam Pandey's supposed death shocked fans after a message was posted on Instagram. But, one day later, she revealed it was all a stunt.

February 7, 2024

Demi Lovato DEFENDS Singing "Heart Attack" at Cardiovascular Disease Event

Demi Lovato sang “Heart Attack” at the American Heart Association’s Red Dress Collection Concert on Jan. 31. Hear why the singer chose to sing the song.

February 3, 2024

TikToker Campbell "Pookie" Puckett Apologizes for "Harm" Caused by Insensitive Photos

Campbell Puckett—a.k.a. Pookie on TikTok—issued an apology after old photos of herself wearing Antebellum period clothing resurfaced online: "Everything is on the internet, even my mistakes."

February 1, 2024

See Kim Kardashian’s PAINFUL Psoriasis Flare Up on Her Legs

Kim Kardashian gives fans an up-close look at her psoriasis flare up two weeks after facing backlash for using a tanning bed to treat the chronic disease.

January 30, 2024

Untangling the Controversy Surrounding Kyte Baby

Former Kyte Baby employee Marissa Hughes spoke out after leaving the clothing company following a dispute over a remote work accommodation she had requested following the premature birth of her son.

January 25, 2024

Why Tristan Thompson is SUSPENDED From the NBA for 25 Games

Cleveland Cavaliers player Tristan Thompson has been suspended without pay for 25 games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.

January 23, 2024

Why Kim Kardashian Is Defending Her Use of Tanning Beds

Kim Kardashian shared the reason why she uses a tanning bed after she showcased the treatment in a viral TikTok video.

January 19, 2024

Monster Murders: Inside the Controversial Fascination With Jeffrey Dahmer

Netflix's Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story was watched by millions and is nominated for 13 Emmys. But here's why everyone was really talking about this real-life American horror story.

January 15, 2024

How the Bizarre Cult of Mother God Ended With Amy Carlson's Mummified Corpse

Messages from Robin Williams, conspiracy theories and a blue dead body: The disturbing tragedy that unfolded in HBO's Love Has Won: The Cult of Mother God.

January 15, 2024

Natalia Grace's Adoptive Mom Cynthia Mans Speaks Out After Docuseries Revelation

Cynthia Mans offered an update on her family's relationship with adoptive daughter Natalia Grace after the bombshell finale of the docuseries The Curious Case of Natalia Grace: Natalia Speaks.

January 10, 2024

Helpless Orphan or Dangerous Adult: Inside the Truly Strange Story of Natalia Grace

Michael Barnett accused Natalia Grace, the child he and now ex-wife Kristine adopted in 2010, of actually being a 20-year-old sociopath—but she always insisted she was just a kid.

January 6, 2024

Mary Kay Letourneau's Ex Vili Fualaau SLAMS "Ripoff" May December Film

Vili Fualaau, ex-husband and former student of late sex offender Mary Kay Letourneau, shares his thoughts on ‘May December,’ inspired by their life story.

January 5, 2024

Simone Biles' Husband Jonathan Owens Addresses Criticism After Saying He's the "Catch" in Their Marriage

Jonathan Owens said he's "unbothered" after the comments he made about his relationship with Simone Biles, claiming he's the "catch" in their marriage.

December 22, 2023

Miss France Winner Eve Gilles Defends Her Pixie Haircut From Critics

Miss France winner Eve Gilles responded to critics of her pixie hairstyle, sharing, "No one should dictate who you are."

December 19, 2023

The History of Mackenzie Phillips' Rape and Incest Allegations Against Her Father John Phillips

In her 2009 memoir, Mackenzie Phillips alleged being raped at 18 by her musician father John Phillips and that the incest went on for years. She recently said she has "forgiveness" in her heart.

December 10, 2023

Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes Make Red Carpet Debut as a Couple at Jingle Ball

Former GMA3 co-hosts Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes, who drew controversy over their romance, have made their relationship red carpet official.

December 2, 2023