‘American Idol’ contestant Joanne Borgella dead at 32

Joanne Borgella

Joanne Borgella

Former “American Idol” contestant Joanne Borgella died on Saturday at the age of 32 from cancer.

Borgella’s family announced the sad news on the singer’s Facebook page, saying, “At an early age, Joanne made a choice to serve and trust the Lord; and since her diagnosis over a year ago, Joanne made a choice to also be a fighter and share her journey with the world.” Continue reading

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Stars React to the Death of ‘Modern Family’s’ Elizabeth Pena

Elizabeth Pena

Elizabeth Pena

Fellow stars today mourned the loss of Elizabeth Pena, who played Sofia Vergara’s mother on “Modern Family.” She was 55.

The Cuban-American actress starred on shows including “L.A. Law” and the movies “Rush Hour” and “La Bamba.” Continue reading

“7th Heaven” actress Sarah Goldberg dies at 40

Sarah Goldberg

Sarah Goldberg

Actress Sarah Goldberg, known for her work on “7th Heaven” and “Judging Amy,” has died. She was 40.

Goldberg’s mother told the Chicago Sun-Times that her daughter died of natural causes at her family’s Wisconsin home on Sept. 27.

“She went to sleep and didn’t wake up,” Judy Goldberg said. Continue reading

Jennifer Lawrence’s Baby Plans: Starting A Family With Chris Martin

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Well, that was quick. A new report is claiming that Jennifer Lawrence is really ready to settle down with Chris Martin — and yes, they are already talking about having babies!

Jennifer Lawrence, 25, and Coldplay’s Chris Martin, 37, are hoping to have a family together one day. In a new report, sources close to the couple share a behind-the-scenes look at how this couple is completely head over heels for each other, and what their plans are for having a baby together one day. Continue reading

Alfonso Ribeiro Does ‘The Carlton’ Dance On ‘DWTS’

Alfonso Ribeiro

Alfonso Ribeiro

There’s just something about ‘The Carlton!’  On the Oct. 6 episode of ‘Dancing With The Stars,’ contestant Alfonso Ribeiro gave fans what they’ve been clamoring for — a repeat of the dance that made him famous so many years ago. Check it out! Your ’90s heart is screaming that you must.

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‘7th Heaven’ pastor-dad Stephen Collins admits to sexually abusing underage girl, exposing himself to 2 others

Stephen Collins

Stephen Collins

The actor who played a wholesome minister on “7th Heaven” made life a living hell for three young girls he allegedly sexually abused, authorities said Tuesday.

The NYPD’s Special Victims Unit is investigating allegations that Stephen Collins, who played the Rev. Eric Camden on the family drama that ran for 11 seasons, sexually abused one young girl and exposed himself to two others. Two of the three victims were in Manhattan, a police source said. Continue reading

Geoffrey Holder, Dancer, Actor, Painter and More, Dies at 84

Geoffrey Holder

Geoffrey Holder

Geoffrey Holder, the dancer, choreographer, actor, composer, designer and painter who used his manifold talents to infuse the arts with the flavor of his native West Indies and to put a singular stamp on the American cultural scene, not least with his outsize personality, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 84.

Charles M. Mirotznik, a spokesman for the family, said the cause was complications of pneumonia. Continue reading