Andy and Chaia were both children with former Playboy bunny Alene Akins, who King married two separate times. King adopted Andy, who Akins had prior to their first marriage in 1961. After the couple divorced and then later remarried, the two welcomed Chaia. … [Read more...] about Who Are Larry King’s Children? Andy, Larry Jr., Chaia, Chance and Cannon
"I've been with someone on and off for years," she said at the time. "It's like a partnership where if we're not being teammates and it's not working and one man is down, then the other man is down. We're trying to really kind of be good partners and be good teammates and I think relationships oddly are—and this sounds cold—but a little bit like business. If both people aren't happy about it but slightly uncomfortable and giving up something or giving in [to] something, it doesn't work. So both partners have to say, 'All right, I'm in it for this.'" … [Read more...] about Who Is Jill Schwartzberg? Dennis Shields’s Estranged Wife Responds to Husband’s Death
The multiple Grammy winner is one of the giants of modern music, famous for hits like "Freeway of Love," "I Say a Little Prayer," "Baby I Love You," "Think" and "Chain of Fools"—to name a very few. She and "Anaconda" rapper Nicki Minaj are tied for most Billboard Hot 100 songs by a woman. … [Read more...] about What Happened to Aretha Franklin? Rep Speaks Out Amid Erroneous Death Rumors
When the Blues Brothers need to promote their Rhythm and Blues Revue at the Palace Hotel Ballroom near Chicago, one of their first stops is Phil's Beach, right off Main Street in the village of Wauconda, Illinois. Now, 40 years after its appearance in the 1980 musical comedy, and 30 years after shutting down, Phil's Beach is finally ready to reopen. … [Read more...] about After Decades, the ‘Blues Brothers’ Beach Is Finally Opening
The star here is clearly Aretha, but also going on is a fierce cutaway reaction battle between Carole King, one of the night's honorees, and Barack Obama. Both appeared overwhelmed by Franklin's performance, and CBS couldn't get enough of either celebrity fan whooping it up on the balcony. Let's break it down, shall we? … [Read more...] about Who’s the Bigger Aretha Franklin Fan: Carole King or Barack Obama?