Entertainment News Archive - December 02, 2005

By Gregg Kilday LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Henry Willson, the agent who masterminded Rock Hudson's career along with those of such other Hollywood hunks -- straight and gay -- as Troy Donohue and Tab Hunter, had rules for his gay clients.

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican on Friday defended its decision to exclude Brazilian singer Daniela Mercury from its Christmas concert, saying she had threatened to promote the use of condoms to fight AIDS during the show.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - CBS is trying to change the face of network news by luring Katie Couric, co-host of NBC's top-rated morning show "Today," to the evening news anchor seat vacated by Dan Rather, the Los Angeles Times said on Friday.

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - He has led civil rights marches, scolded the nation's leaders and even run for president, but the Rev. Al Sharpton now wants to do something completely different -- star in his own television sitcom.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rap moguls Irving and Christopher Lorenzo were found not guilty on Friday of laundering cash for a New York drug lord after two days of deliberations by a federal jury.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.