Cynthia Lennon, a late John Lennon‘s initial wife, whose existence was once mostly dark from early Beatles fans, has died. She was 75 and suffered from cancer.
Julian Lennon, her musician son with John Lennon, announced a news on Twitter and a Web page. His summary pronounced she died during her home in Mallorca, Spain, and that Julian, 51, was with her during a time.
“The family are grateful for your prayers. Please honour their remoteness during this formidable time,” a summary on a website read.
Kean U. cancels Common speech
New Jersey’s Kean University has canceled hip-hop artist Common as derivation orator after military uttered concerns over a strain about a convicted patrolman torpedo who fled to Cuba.
The propagandize announced a Academy Award winner’s preference on Monday, though pronounced he would not be a orator on Tuesday night.
Common won a Academy Award for component a strain “Glory” for a 2014 film “Selma.”
State Police kinship boss Chris Burgos called his choice a “slap in a face” since lyrics in Common’s 2000 recording “A Song for Assata” portrays Joanne Chesimard as a victim.
Chesimard was convicted in 1977 of murdering a New Jersey state trooper. She stays in Cuba after she transient from prison.
The Henry Ford gets Emmy nods
With 3 Daytime Emmy nominations, a Henry Ford is rubbing shoulders with people and shows like Ellen DeGeneres and “The Young and a Restless.”
Specifically, a nods went to “The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation,” that is partial of a CBS Saturday morning lineup.
The educational uncover for immature viewers was nominated for superb special category series, superb essay special category and superb singular camera editing. It front during 8 a.m. Saturdays on WWJ-TV.
Among other Daytime Emmy nominations, ABC’s “General Hospital” warranted a heading 28 nods, with 4 of a stars competing for honors as tip actor or actress.
Soap operas “The Young and a Restless” (25 nominations), “The Bold and a Beautiful” (19 nominations) and “Days of Our Lives” (16 nominations) were a other shows with a many intensity trophies.
“Sesame Street” warranted 13 nominations and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” had 10.
CBS’s “The Bold and a Beautiful” and “The Young and a Restless” and NBC’s “Days of Our Lives” assimilated “General Hospital among a nominees for best soap opera.
Best singer nominees for daytime play were Peggy McCay and Alison Sweeney of “Days of Our Lives,” Maura West and Laura Wright of “General Hospital” and Gina Tognoni of “The Young and a Restless.”
Best actor nominees for a soap are Anthony Geary and Jason Thompson of “General Hospital” and Christian LeBlanc and Billy Miller of “The Young and a Restless.”
Nominees for best diversion uncover are “Family Feud,” “Jeopardy!” and “The Price is Right.”
Nominees for best ominous speak uncover are ABC’s “The Chew,” “The Dr. Oz Show,” “The Kitchen” and “Steve Harvey.”
Nominees for best party speak uncover are “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “Live! With Kelly and Michael,” “The Talk” and “The Wendy Williams Show.”
The Daytime Emmy Awards will be promote during 8 p.m. Apr 26 on Pop.
Wahlberg skeleton Boston bombing film
Mark Wahlberg is set to furnish “Patriots’ Day,” a underline film about a 2013 Boston Marathon bombing formed on Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis‘ firsthand account.
CBS Films announced Tuesday that Matt Charman (“Bridge of Spies”) is essay a screenplay, that will camber a five-day review and hunt to detain a suspects: Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who died in a shootout days after a bombing, and his hermit Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The Apr 2013 conflict killed 3 people and harmed some-more than 260. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is on hearing confronting a genocide penalty.
Angelou book stage-bound
Tavis Smiley‘s new book about his three-decade loyalty with Maya Angelou will be grown for a theatre with Broadway executive Kenny Leon.
TV and radio horde Smiley and a Tony Award-winning Leon pronounced Wednesday they are collaborating on bettering “My Journey With Maya.”
Angelou, author of a acclaimed discourse “I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings,” died final year during age 86.
The book, out subsequent week, focuses on a lessons Angelou common about life and how to live it.
■ January Jones and Will Forte competence be prepared to take their attribute past a professional. The “Last Man on Earth” costars have been “casually” — and sensitively — dating for a final dual months, reports Us Weekly. According to an unnamed source, a “Mad Men” actress, 37, and a former “Saturday Night Live” star, 44, are “having fun.”
■ Folk-music idol Joni Mitchell is in complete caring during a Los Angeles sanatorium after being found comatose in her home Tuesday night, according to website and Twitter account.
“Joni is now in complete caring in an LA area sanatorium though is watchful and in good spirits,” her official Twitter account posted around midnight. It stays misleading what stirred a medical emergency.
Compiled by Holly Hanson with reports from Free Press staff author Julie Hinds and Free Press news services.