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Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP file photoSports writer Bill Simmons and ESPN will part ways after nearly 15 years of

Why hasn't anyone seen Richard Simmons in nearly a year?

Come back, Richard Simmons. We miss you. TMZ raised the alarm Thursday…

Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP file photoSports writer Bill Simmons and ESPN will part ways after nearly 15 years of
DISNEY/APThis sandcastle of Olaf from "Frozen" at Walt Disney World probably earned more money than one of the film's young stars.

'Frozen' voice actress earned stunning $926 paycheck

Jon Voight earned a pittance for his star-making role in the low-budget…

DISNEY/APThis sandcastle of Olaf from "Frozen" at Walt Disney World probably earned more money than one of the film's young stars.
Joel Ryan/Invision/APFans gather around the wax figure of Benedict Cumberbatch as it is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in central London on Oct. 21

Stricken fans flip out as Benedict Cumberbatch announces engagement

'Benedict Cumberbatch can't be engaged," one fan tweeted Wednesday, "because the Internet…

Joel Ryan/Invision/APFans gather around the wax figure of Benedict Cumberbatch as it is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in central London on Oct. 21
Antonio Calanni/APItalian actress Sophia Loren takes part in the Italian State RAI TV program "Che Tempo che Fa"

Sophia Loren speaks up about infamous photo with Jayne Mansfield's twin peaks

There's no statute of limitations on gossip, which is fortunate since big-screen…

Antonio Calanni/APItalian actress Sophia Loren takes part in the Italian State RAI TV program "Che Tempo che Fa"
Eric Risberg/APWhoopi Goldberg

Rock the Vote's celebrities have sketchy voter records

When it comes to voting, do what Rock the Vote's celebrity pitch-people…

Eric Risberg/APWhoopi Goldberg
Jose Luis Villegas/APGiants pitcher Madison Bumgarner got a sweet trophy on Wednesday for a standout World Series performance

Sweaty Chevy guy who gave Bumgarner MVP prize is an Internet hit

MVP Madison Bumgarner won (OK, saved) the World Series, but Chevrolet executive…

Jose Luis Villegas/APGiants pitcher Madison Bumgarner got a sweet trophy on Wednesday for a standout World Series performance
Charles Sykes/Invision/APElton John performs at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani's Wall Street on Tuesday

Elton John calls Pope Francis a “hero” for LGBT outreach

Elton John called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push…

Charles Sykes/Invision/APElton John performs at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani's Wall Street on Tuesday
Frank Micelotta/Invision for the Television Academy/AP ImagesBill Maher speaks on stage at the 2014 Television Academy Hall of Fame on Tuesday

UC Berkeley students trying to halt Bill Maher's commencement speech

UC Berkeley's commencement ceremony is a pretty prestigious affair, and a group…

Frank Micelotta/Invision for the Television Academy/AP ImagesBill Maher speaks on stage at the 2014 Television Academy Hall of Fame on Tuesday
Matt Slocum/APRecording artist Aaron Lewis performs the national anthem before Game 5 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Sunday

Staind singer Aaron Lewis very, very sorry for mangling national anthem

Singer Aaron Lewis knows he didn't hit a grand slam with his…

Matt Slocum/APRecording artist Aaron Lewis performs the national anthem before Game 5 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Sunday
Felicia Day's post about online harassment Wednesday night was met with immediate harassment.

Trolls leak Felicia Day's address after she shares Gamergate fears

'Supernatural" star and avid video gamer Felicia Day treaded carefully into an…

Felicia Day's post about online harassment Wednesday night was met with immediate harassment.
Rebecca Blackwell/AP file photoNew Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde's hit song "Royals" has inspired several parodies poking fun at the Kansas City Royals.

‘Royals’ parodies pop up in S.F. as Giants, K.C. battle in World Series

Over the weekend, San Francisco radio stations KFOG (104.5 FM) and KOIT…

Rebecca Blackwell/AP file photoNew Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde's hit song "Royals" has inspired several parodies poking fun at the Kansas City Royals.
Eraldo Peres/APBrazilian Social Democracy Party presidential candidate Aecio Neves straightens his tie as he arrives to a recent campaign rally. Neves got some support this week from an unexpected fan

Lindsay Lohan lending political clout to Brazilian candidate

Lindsay Lohan wears many hats: actress, courtroom benchwarmer, designer of fine leggings.…

Eraldo Peres/APBrazilian Social Democracy Party presidential candidate Aecio Neves straightens his tie as he arrives to a recent campaign rally. Neves got some support this week from an unexpected fan
Theresa Bouche/AP FILE PHOTOComedian Margaret Cho is appearing at the corner of Market and Castro streets tomorrow to continue rallying support for homeless people.

Margaret Cho busks in Haight-Ashbury to raise money for homeless

Margaret Cho has performed comedy, music and burlesque all over the world,…

Theresa Bouche/AP FILE PHOTOComedian Margaret Cho is appearing at the corner of Market and Castro streets tomorrow to continue rallying support for homeless people.
Courtesy photoSan Francisco Gay Men's Chorus director Tim Seelig throws down a challenge to the Heartland Men's Chorus in a YouTube video posted Monday.

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, Kansas City chorus make World Series wager

Kansas City, San Francisco accepts your challenge. Not just between baseball teams,…

Courtesy photoSan Francisco Gay Men's Chorus director Tim Seelig throws down a challenge to the Heartland Men's Chorus in a YouTube video posted Monday.
Jose Luis Magana/AP file photoIn an interview published Wednesday

John Grisham apologizes for defending child porn offenders

John Grisham, master of plot twists, should have seen this one coming.…

Jose Luis Magana/AP file photoIn an interview published Wednesday
Courtesy FXTwisty the Clown: Not very cuddly.

Don't provoke them: 'American Horror Story' angers clown association

The clowns are crying, and it's not just creepy makeup this time.…

Courtesy FXTwisty the Clown: Not very cuddly.
Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Kesha accuses producer of rape in new lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling…

Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
Courtesy NBCSan Francisco chef Melissa King

Two Bay Area chefs making 'Top Chef' debut this week

For two Bay Area chefs on Season 12 of "Top Chef," which…

Courtesy NBCSan Francisco chef Melissa King
Julie Jacobson/APIn this May 13

Is O.J. Simpson hooking up in prison? Transgender lover says yes

San Francisco native O.J. Simpson has been in many dubious places since…

Julie Jacobson/APIn this May 13
Chris Pizzello/AP fileIn this June 5

NYPD questions Amanda Bynes after she walks off with hat

Amanda Bynes wasn't trying to shoplift a hat from Barneys; she just…

Chris Pizzello/AP fileIn this June 5