Comedian Chris Rock and wife to divorce: People magazine

Comedian Chris Rock and his wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, will divorce after nearly 20 years of marriage, People magazine reported on Sunday.

Actress Luise Rainer, 1930s back-to-back Oscar winner, dies

(Reuters) - Luise Rainer, the German-born actress who made cinema history by winning back-to-back Oscars as best actress for the 1936 musical "The Great Ziegfeld" and the 1937 drama "The Good Earth" during a brief, stormy Hollywood career, died on Tuesday at age 104.

Actor Dustin Diamond, accused of stabbing, appears in Wisconsin court

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Actor Dustin Diamond, who played the nerdy "Screech" on the sitcom "Saved by the Bell," appeared in court on Monday in Wisconsin where he is accused of stabbing a man during a bar fight on Christmas, according to court records.

Adam Sandler heads Forbes' list of overpaid actors for second year

Comedian Adam Sandler topped Forbes' list of Hollywood's most overpaid actors for a second consecutive year, nudging out Johnny Depp and Tom Hanks for the dubious honor, the magazine said on Tuesday.

Former South Carolina Governor Edwards dies at 87

James Edwards, the first Republican elected governor of South Carolina since post-Civil War Reconstruction who also served in President Ronald Reagan's Cabinet, died on Friday at age 87, his family said.

Director Tim Burton and actress Helena Bonham Carter split: People

Movie director Tim Burton and British actress Helena Bonham Carter have separated after 13 years together, People magazine said on Tuesday.

Joe Cocker, raspy-voiced British singer, dies at 70

Joe Cocker, whose distinctive raspy voice and soulful musical renditions made him a favorite of his peers with hits like Beatles' cover "With a Little Help from My Friends" and "You Are So Beautiful," died on Monday. He was 70.

Gay British musician Elton John marries partner under new law

British musician Elton John on Sunday married his long-term partner David Furnish, converting their civil partnership after laws allowing gay marriage in Britain came into force this year.

Boxing great Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia and is expected to recover because the illness was caught early, a spokesman said on Saturday.

Sweden's Princess Madeleine expecting second child

Sweden's Princess Madeleine, fourth in line to the throne, is expecting her second child, the royal court said on Friday.