Project Northmoor Enlists Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman & More For Effort To Save J.R.R. Tolkien’s Oxford Home

A crowdfunding effort called Project Northmoor has formed a fellowship of some fantastic people to aid its effort to save the Oxford home where The Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien penned his fantasy epic. At the helm is author Julia Golding, and she’s enlisted Gandalf and Bilbo Baggins! Or, rather, actors Sir Ian […]

Kevin Kelley, True Kitchen & Kocktails Owner, Goes On Viral Anti-Twerking Rant: ‘Don’t Bring It Here’

Update: Kevin Kelley released a statement about the incident on Facebook Monday afternoon. Restaurant owner Kevin Kelley is garnering attention for his Dallas restaurant, TRUE Kitchen + Kocktails, but for all the wrong reasons. Just before 11 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, November 29, a video of the restaurateur offering “real talk” to some of his […]

Geraldo Rivera Says ‘Latinx Is Not A Word,’ Garnering Mixed Reactions On Twitter

Geraldo Rivera wrote “Latinx is not a word” on Twitter Wednesday morning, prompting mixed reactions from users on the social platform. His remark came in response to a tweet from author Jean Guerrero, who brought up the lack of Latinx authors on The New York Times’ list of the 10 best books of 2020. “Latinx” […]

Edward Norton Says Donald Trump’s Transition Delay Aimed At ‘Nixon-Style’ Deal To Concede: ‘Call. His. Bluff.’

Actor Edward Norton sounded off on President Donald Trump in a Friday morning Twitter thread, insisting that the 45th president is delaying the transition to President-elect Joe Biden in an attempt to avoid the “deep, multi-dimensional legal jeopardy” the actor said he’s in. “I do not think Trump is trying to ‘make his base happy’ […]

Top 5 Michael B. Jordan Movies: The Best Films Featuring ‘People’s’ Sexiest Man Alive Of 2020

Actor Michael B. Jordan has taken on many roles in his still-young career, and for his various portrayals, he’s received many laurels and much well-deserved praise. Today Jordan received praise not for his talents but for his good looks, as he was named People’s Sexiest Man Alive 2020. While he’s sure to undertake the responsibilities […]

Fox News Calls Election For Joe Biden Ahead Of Donald Trump Press Conference

Conservative-leaning network Fox News has called the 2020 presidential election for the Democratic nominee, Joe Biden, shortly before President Donald Trump’s team was expected to hold a press conference disputing the election results so far. Fox News broke into Cavuto Live with a news alert, and anchor Bret Baier made the announcement alongside anchor Martha […]

Georgia Recount Will Take Place According To Election Rules, Says Secretary Of State Brad Raffensperger

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Friday morning that the state will undertake a recount of the votes cast in the 2020 presidential election. Speaking to reporters in Atlanta, Raffensperger said there were a little fewer than 5,500 votes remaining to count across Gwinnett, Floyd, Cherokee and Cobb counties, in addition to 8,890 military […]

Al Roker Reveals Prostate Cancer Diagnosis On ‘Today’ & Says He Will Undergo Surgery

Al Roker has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The celebrity weatherman revealed his condition on TODAY, saying he will undergo surgery to have his prostate removed. “It’s a good news-bad news kind of thing. Good news is we caught it early. Not great news is that it’s a little aggressive, so I’m going to be […]

Pennsylvania Absentee & Mail-In Ballots Total Nearly 1.5 Million Votes Remaining To Be Counted

As the 2020 presidential election comes into focus, the state of Pennsylvania has captured the attention of American citizens. The Keystone State is a key battleground between incumbent President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden, the nominee for the Democratic Party. While Trump currently leads Pennsylvania by more than 600,000 votes, according to the Pennsylvania […]

Sebastian Machado Not A Poll Worker In Erie County, PA, Did Not Trash Trump Ballots, Board Of Elections Says

An image circulating on social media on Tuesday, November 3, caused voters plenty of concern over whether or not votes for President Donald Trump were being counted in Erie County, Pennsylvania. The image, which appeared to be a screenshot from an Instagram user named Sebastian Machado, made the rounds on social media amidst the tension […]

Conchata Ferrell Dead, ‘Two And A Half Men’ Star Dies At Age 77

Conchata Ferrell has died. The actress, perhaps best known for appearing on Two and a Half Men, has passed away at age 77, according to TMZ. As TMZ reported on Thursday, July 16, Ferrell was transferred to a long-term care facility following weeks of hospitalization in an intensive care unit. She was admitted in May […]

Lori Loughlin Sentenced To 2 Months In Prison For College Admissions Scandal

Lori Loughlin has been sentenced to two months in prison for her role in the well publicized college admission scandal. As TMZ reported, her sentence will also include a $150,000 fine, 100 hours of community service and two years probation. Loughlin’s husband, Mossimo Gianulli, was sentenced earlier Friday to five months in prison. The couple […]

Regis Philbin Kids: How Many Children Did The Former ‘Live!’ Host Have?

Regis Philbin has died, as The Inquisitr reported. The beloved television personality had four children: daughter Amy and late son Daniel from his marriage to Catherine “Kay” Faylen, and daughters Joanna and Jennifer “J.J.” with his widow, Joy Philbin. Daniel Died In 2014 Of Natural Causes Regis’ only son was born with a spinal cord […]

Peter Green Dead, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Dies At 73

Peter Green has died. As the BBC reported, the Fleetwood Mac guitarist and co-founder passed away at age 73. “It is with great sadness that the family of Peter Green announce his death this weekend, peacefully in his sleep. A further statement will be provided in the coming days,” read a statement from representatives of […]

Megan Thee Stallion Says She Is ‘Grateful To Be Alive’ After Being Shot Over The Weekend

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion said she’s “grateful to be alive” after claiming she was shot over the weekend. The artist posted a statement on her Instagram account, saying she “suffered gunshot wounds” in the course of a crime committed against her. “The narrative that is being reported about Sunday’s morning events are inaccurate and I’d […]

Michael Cohen Arrested, Former Donald Trump Lawyer In Custody

Michael Cohen has been arrested. According to a tweet from Reuters, a witness reported seeing Cohen — the former personal attorney for President Donald Trump — taken into custody by U.S. Marshals Thursday. The report was later confirmed by Cohen’s attorney. Details regarding Cohen’s arrest were not immediately available. According to CNBC News, Cohen’s lawyer, […]

Ghislaine Maxwell’s Trial Will Be A ‘Media Circus’ & Supervised Release Is ‘Unlikely,’ Experts Say

On Thursday morning, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York unsealed a grand jury indictment against noted Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell. Maxwell was taken into custody by agents of the FBI the same day, as The Inquisitr previously reported. The six-count indictment included the following charges: conspiracy to entice a minor […]

Fox News Firing Ed Henry Is ‘Not Enough,’ Says Project WHEN Founder Diane Stegmeier

Fox News fired Ed Henry, co-anchor of America’s Newsroom, Wednesday morning, following an investigation into sexual misconduct claims levied by a former employee. Initial reports cited an internal memo from Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott and President Jay Wallace. Not long after, Fox News confirmed the story in its own report, citing the aforementioned […]

Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson Says He Is Sending Out His Own ‘Stimulus Checks’ Since Trump Is ‘Playing Games’

Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson is offering to send out his own “stimulus checks” via the Cash App on July 1. The outspoken former wide receiver — Johnson played 11 seasons in the NFL, suiting up for the Cincinnati Bengals, New England Patriots, and Miami Dolphins — tweeted his offer Tuesday afternoon, complete with a screenshot showing […]

LeBron James Rips Drew Brees’ Take On National Anthem Protests: ‘You Literally Still Don’t Understand?’

LeBron James is taking Drew Brees to task. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar tweeted his reaction to Brees’ response to a question about Colin Kaepernick’s silent gesture of kneeling during the National Anthem. “Is it still surprising at this point. Sure isn’t! You literally still don’t understand why Kap was kneeling on one knee??” James […]

Steven Avery Tests Positive For COVID-19, According To Former Lawyer Jerome Buting

Steven Avery has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a tweet by his former defense attorney, Jerome Buting. Avery, the subject of acclaimed Netflix docuseries Making a Murderer in which Buting also appeared, is currently incarcerated in Wisconsin’s Waupun Correctional Institution. He was convicted of “1st-Degree Intentional Homicide” under Wisconsin Statute 939.05 in March 2007, […]

Don Shula’s Net Worth Estimated At $30 Million

Don Shula’s net worth is estimated at $30 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Shula passed away at the age of 90. The Miami Dolphins coach and restaurateur died Monday morning, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, citing confirmation from one of Shula’s children. He played in the National Football League across seven […]

Rob Gronkowski Returns To The NFL In Epic Trade From New England To Tampa Bay, Pending Physical

TE Rob Gronkowski is coming out of retirement to play football for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke the news on Twitter Tuesday afternoon. “Trade, pending physical: Patriots are trading TE Rob Gronkowski and a seventh-round pick to the Buccaneers for a fourth-round pick, source tells ESPN,” the NFL insider tweeted. Schefter followed […]

It’s A Bucs Life: Tom Brady Agrees To $30 Million Deal In Principle With Tampa Bay, According To Report

Tom Brady has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, agreeing in principle to a deal worth $30 million, according to a tweet from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Further details about the deal were not made available, but many expect Brady to be in Tampa for the next two years. After that, TB12 is […]

Coronavirus Cases In The U.S. For Monday, March 16

As the coronavirus pandemic adds uncertainty to the daily lives of American citizens, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and inform the public on the battle against the disease. So far, 3,487 cases of the coronavirus have been reported in the U.S., resulting in 68 total […]

NHL Suspends Season In Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

The National Hockey League is suspending its 2019-20 season in light of the coronavirus pandemic. An official statement from the league’s public relations department confirmed the season has officially been put on hold, effective immediately. “In light of ongoing developments resulting from the coronavirus, and after consulting with medical experts and convening a conference call […]

Josie Harris Dead, Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Ex-Girlfriend Dies At Age 40

Josie Harris has died. As confirmed by TMZ, Harris — the ex-girlfriend of boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. whom he pled guilty to battering in 2010 — was found unresponsive at her Valencia, California home Monday evening. “She was pronounced dead at the scene. We’re told there does not appear to be any foul play and […]

Ted Lieu Says Mike Pompeo ‘Lacks A Spine’ Over ‘Shameful’ Refusal To Answer Whether Coronavirus Is A Hoax

Rep. Ted Lieu did not hold back in an exchange with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo when the latter spoke to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Friday morning, telling Pompeo his refusal to answer a question on the coronavirus was “shameful” and later tweeting that Pompeo “lacks a spine.” Pompeo, scheduled to testify before […]

Clive Cussler Dead, Bestselling Author Of ‘Sahara’ Dies At Age 88

Clive Cussler has died. According to a report from TMZ, the author — known for his novel Sahara, which served as his most successful film adaptation — passed away Monday. The outlet, citing Cussler’s son, reported that his cause of death is unknown. The author was prolific, writing dozens of books throughout his career, both […]

Rob Pelinka Reveals Kobe Bryant Texted Him Minutes Before Helicopter Crash, His ‘Last Human Act Was Heroic’

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka delivered an emotional speech to Kobe Bryant at the celebration of life honoring the NBA legend. Pelinka is more than an executive for the team Kobe played on for 20 years; he’s his former agent and best friend and the godfather of Kobe’s late daughter, Gianna Bryant. Pelinka […]

Jimmy Kimmel Gave Heartbreaking Speech At Kobe Bryant’s Memorial, ‘Everywhere You Go, You See His Face’

Comedian and late night host Jimmy Kimmel gave an emotional speech at the beginning of the celebration of life for Kobe Bryant and the eight others who died in the helicopter crash on January 26. He took the dais after a moving performance by Beyonce and a touching video montage. Before he made his way […]

McDonald’s Unveils Quarter Pounder Candle Pack, With Six Burger Ingredient Scents

Fast food giant McDonald’s unveiled a Quarter Pounder Scented Candle Pack on Tuesday, giving its loyal customers the chance to enjoy one of its most popular menu items in between meals. “For nearly 50 years the Quarter Pounder burger has been a craveable and delicious fan favorite. We know love is always in the air […]

Roger Stone Sentenced To 40 Months In Prison For Lying To Congress & Witness Tampering

Roger Stone has been sentenced to 40 months in prison. The Daily Beast reports that Judge Amy Berman Jackson rejected the recommendation of prosecutors. “The truth still exists. The truth still matters. Roger Stone’s insistence that it doesn’t — his belligerence, his pride in his own lies — are a threat to our most fundamental […]

Was Amari Cooper Shot? Dallas Cowboys Player Debunks Rumors, Says ‘Everything Good Over Here’

Update: Amari Cooper took to his Instagram story to reassure fans that he is OK, despite the rumors that he’d been shot. Amari Cooper was rumored to have been shot, according to social media. Claims that the Dallas Cowboys wide receiver had been shot in a Dallas-area parking garage first started making the rounds on […]

Pop Smoke Dead, Rapper Shot & Killed In Hollywood Hills Home

Rapper Pop Smoke is dead. According to a TMZ report, he was shot and killed in what appears to be a home invasion in his house in Hollywood Hills. TMZ initially reported that two masked men in hoodies broke into the house around 4:30 a.m., firing multiple shots and wounding Pop Smoke before fleeing on […]

Trump Impeachment Results: See How Each Senator Voted In President’s Acquittal

The impeachment of President Donald Trump has come to a conclusion, ending in a seemingly inevitable acquittal, mostly along party lines, as reported by The Inquisitr. The 100-member upper house of the United States legislature voted for acquittal on the two articles of impeachment — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — by a […]

Shaquille O’Neal Reacts To Kobe Bryant’s Tragic Death, ‘I’m Sick Right Now’

Shaquille O’Neal wore his heart on his sleeve when reacting to the death of his friend and former teammate, Kobe Bryant. As The Inquisitr reported, Bryant was killed, along with four other passengers, when his private helicopter crashed in Calabasas, California Sunday morning. Bryant’s daughter, Gianna, is reportedly among the dead. “There’s no words to […]

Chuck Schumer Says The Senate ‘Took On An Entirely Different Dimension’ During Impeachment Opening Arguments

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke to the media Thursday morning on Capitol Hill, saying he felt a shift in the Senate chambers during Wednesday’s opening arguments in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. “Yesterday, the managers got to lay out their case uninterrupted. As manager after manager stepped up to lay out the evidence […]

Neil Peart Dead, Legendary Drummer For Rush Died From Brain Cancer At 67

Drummer Neil Peart has died, according to reports. Citing confirmation from a publicist, CBC reports that Peart passed away on January 7 in Santa Monica, California. He was 67 years old. Peart grew up in Port Dalhousie, Ontario. He started drumming at a young age and began pursuing his career as a full-time musician when […]

NFL Rumors: Antonio Brown Works Out With New Orleans Saints, Could Sign For Playoff Run To Cap Whirlwind Year

Antonio Brown is working out with the New Orleans Saints, according to a tweet from ESPN’s Senior NFL Insider Adam Schefter. His tweet further stated that the Saints were “doing their due diligence.” Schefter followed up with another tweet stating that the team is working out a group of wide receivers today, including former Washington […]

Clint Lowery Says Korn Ended Up ‘Probably Saving My Life’: Sevendust Guitarist Talks Sobriety & Solo Album

Guitarist Clint Lowery, co-founder and longtime axe man for Sevendust, is gearing up to release his first ever solo album, God Bless The Renegades, at the end of January 2020. He sat down for a phone interview — stay tuned for the full version of this Inquisitr exclusive! — to talk about the album, one […]

Ted Lieu Says ‘No One Is Above The Law,’ The House Must ‘Do The Right Thing’ By Impeaching Donald Trump

Rep. Ted Lieu, serving the 33rd Congressional District in California, made his thoughts on President Donald Trump crystal clear during the debate on articles of impeachment today. “Let’s start by making this very simple: no one in America can do what Donald Trump did and get away with it,” Lieu said to open his remarks. […]

John Paul Stevens Dead, Supreme Court Justice Passed Away At 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has passed away, TMZ reports. Stevens, the third-longest serving justice in History, was 99. During his tenure on the bench, Justice Stevens weighed in on several landmark cases. According to a press release from the Supreme Court’s Office of Public Information, Stevens died at Holy Cross Hospital in […]

Conor McGregor Retirement Just A Negotiation Tactic, According To Some Fans

Early Tuesday morning, Conor McGregor announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts, as The Inquisitr reported. The former king of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s featherweight and lightweight divisions said on Twitter that he was bidding the sport adieu and that it was time for “Proper Pina Coladas on me fellas!” Some fans […]

Audi’s Electric Vehicle Shares Its Name With The French Word For Excrement

German automaker Audi should have thought about checking with its neighbors in France before settling on a name for its new all-electric line, the e-tron. As it happens, it’s a little too close to the French word “étron,” which means “excrement” or “turd.” Audi is literally calling its new vehicle a POS. But let’s not […]

Instagram Down, Displays ‘5xx Server Error’ Message

Popular social media app Instagram experienced some downtime on Monday, January 28. Visitors to the site received a “5xx Server Error” message when trying to access The service seemed to have been restored a short while later, but not before causing some social media users to panic. While some users are reporting that Instagram […]

Predators’ PK Subban Shares Message Of Support For 13-Year-Old Ty Cornett, Subject Of Racial Taunts

Nashville Predators defenseman Pernell-Karl “P.K.” Subban can often be the difference — on the ice — between a win or a loss for his team. But the tough and talented hockey player may be making a difference in the lives of his young fans, as well. Monday morning, reddit user Matthew Cornett shared a video […]

Instagram Update Was Launched By Accident, New Scroll Feature Has Been Removed

Update: Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram, has tweeted that the update was launched by accident and was a test that “went broad” by mistake. The issue should be resolved now and users still experiencing the functionality change should simply restart the app. Social media users woke up Thursday to a major update for the popular […]

Korn Guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch Says ‘Just Hang On And Keep Fighting,’ About ‘Loud Krazy Love’ Documentary

As the Inquisitr reported last week, Loud Krazy Love, the documentary about Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch raising his daughter after choosing to leave the band to focus on his parental duties, is set to premiere this Friday on Showtime. Per the Inquisitr, Welch opened up about the project this weekend at the Playback Independent […]

Brian ‘Head’ Welch, Mastodon’s Troy Sanders, Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson Rock The Playback Independent Music Expo

Aspiring musicians — and fans of all stripes — flocked to Tampa, Florida, this weekend for the Playback Independent Music Expo. This metal-heavy meeting of the minds featured a series of panels, workshops, master classes and more — featuring the likes of Korn’s Brian “Head” Welch, Troy Sanders of Mastodon, Kyle Sanders of Hellyeah, Queensryche’s […]