Katy Perry

Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater opens the SFJAZZ season with a series of concerts. (Courtesy Mark Higashino)

Fall 2017 Arts Preview: Pop Music

Even though two Bay Area pop music staples -- Treasure Island Music…

 

Ellen DeGeneres, who makes $50 million per year for her show, tops the 2017 list of highest paid TV hosts. (Courtesy photo)

Ellen, Judge Judy rake in tidy TV salaries

Ellen and Judge Judy are TV’s top earners in the news and…

 

San Francisco Supervisor London Breed, pictured at City Hall in January, horned in on Chris Rock's post-Warriors' win TV news interview. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Scoop: London Breed videobombs Chris Rock on live TV

Following the Golden State Warriors’ win Monday night, comedian Chris Rock found…

San Francisco Supervisor London Breed, pictured at City Hall in January, horned in on Chris Rock's post-Warriors' win TV news interview. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Jay Z is working on TV and film projects about Trayvon Martin. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Jay Z has Trayvon Martin projects in the works

Jay Z is taking on the Trayvon Martin story. Variety reports that…

Jay Z is working on TV and film projects about Trayvon Martin. (Courtesy photo)
Snoop Dogg's Instagram post following Donald Trump's victory was certainly eye-catching. (Courtesy Instagram)

Celebs shocked, saddened by Trump victory

It’s not too big of a surprise that professionals in the arts…

Snoop Dogg's Instagram post following Donald Trump's victory was certainly eye-catching. (Courtesy Instagram)
DJ Khaled, Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg and Robin Thick promoted the upcoming TV show “Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” in their pajamas. (Courtesy Instagram)

Scoop: Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart have slumber party with musical pals

It’s such a pumped up promotion, but we can’t resist: Martha Stewart…

DJ Khaled, Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg and Robin Thick promoted the upcoming TV show “Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” in their pajamas. (Courtesy Instagram)
Katy Perry said she might be open to collaborating with Taylor Swift if Swift apologizes for past behavior. (Courtesy twitter.com/katyperry)

Scoop: Is Katy Perry preparing for a ‘Swift’ response?

Another shot has been fired in the long-simmering feud between Katy Perry…

Katy Perry said she might be open to collaborating with Taylor Swift if Swift apologizes for past behavior. (Courtesy twitter.com/katyperry)
Fast & Furious star Dwayne Johnson is 2016's highest paid actor. (Courtesy Universal Pictures)

Scoop: Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes’ highest paid actors list with $64.5 million

Former wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, is 2016's highest paid actor, Forbes…

Fast & Furious star Dwayne Johnson is 2016's highest paid actor. (Courtesy Universal Pictures)
Leslie Jones, pictured in "Ghostusters," has once again been the victim of racist comments online. (Courtesy  Columbia)

Scoop: Everyone rallies for Leslie Jones post-hacker attack

Leslie Jones' website has been shut down, but the world is coming…

Leslie Jones, pictured in "Ghostusters," has once again been the victim of racist comments online. (Courtesy  Columbia)
Orlando Bloom, pictured in  "Pirates of the Caribbean,"  caught the attention of many after  photos  of him paddleboarding --  naked -- were published online. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Orlando Bloom lets it all hang out, to the notice of many

Folks are having a field day in response to photos of a…

Orlando Bloom, pictured in  "Pirates of the Caribbean,"  caught the attention of many after  photos  of him paddleboarding --  naked -- were published online. (Courtesy photo)
Katy Perry’s concert at the Rock in Rio festival in Brazil included a video-worthy onstage exchange with a wild fan. (Felipe Dana/AP)

Katy Perry stays calm onstage with crazy Rio fan

Someone, indeed, kissed a girl. Katy Perry was the epitome of cool,…

Katy Perry’s concert at the Rock in Rio festival in Brazil included a video-worthy onstage exchange with a wild fan. (Felipe Dana/AP)
ERICA MARQUEZ/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERKaty Perry brought her “Prismatic World Tour” to San Jose's SAP Center.

Pop queen Katy Perry illuminates in San Jose

One could never accuse Katy Perry of being chintzy. Production values on…

ERICA MARQUEZ/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERKaty Perry brought her “Prismatic World Tour” to San Jose's SAP Center.
Getty ImagesPapa don't preach

Katy Perry’s father ashamed of daughter

Katy Perry is the daughter of a fiery preacher, and he’s none…

Getty ImagesPapa don't preach
Frederick M. Brown/Getty ImagesLena Dunham attends HBO's Post 2013 Golden Globe Awards Party held at Circa 55 Restaurant at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Lena Dunham and the rise of the unconventionally attractive celebrity

With Lena Dunham’s big Golden Globes wins for her TV show “Girls,”…

Frederick M. Brown/Getty ImagesLena Dunham attends HBO's Post 2013 Golden Globe Awards Party held at Circa 55 Restaurant at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Reuters File PhotoMichael Skakel

Kennedy nephew still serving time for murder of Bay Area woman after being denied parole

Connecticut authorities have denied parole to Michael Skakel, nephew of Ethel Kennedy,…

Reuters File PhotoMichael Skakel
Getty Images File PhotoDiane von Furstenberg's team say the are unsure how Ann Romney obtained this wrap dress she wore at a rally in Florida last week with her Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Diane von Furstenberg distancing her dresses from Republican Ann Romney

It’s not just musicians who avoid Republicans; designers do it too. Whenever…

Getty Images File PhotoDiane von Furstenberg's team say the are unsure how Ann Romney obtained this wrap dress she wore at a rally in Florida last week with her Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Getty Images file photosThe new couple? Katy Perry and John Mayer were seen at a party over the weekend. Sources say the two were inseparable.

Katy and John are heating things up

Katy Perry and John Mayer are “definitely dating,” sources assure Life &…

Getty Images file photosThe new couple? Katy Perry and John Mayer were seen at a party over the weekend. Sources say the two were inseparable.
Getty Images File PhotoPrego again? Rumors are swirling that Gisele Bundchen is expecting another child.

Gisele Bundchen baby buzz grows

OK, so maybe we didn’t believe the initial buzz about Gisele Bundchen…

Getty Images File PhotoPrego again? Rumors are swirling that Gisele Bundchen is expecting another child.

Katy Perry's marriage breakup featured in 3-D documentary

Katy Perry says her new 3-D documentary “Part of Me” will show…