Canadian pop singer Nelly Furtado's Twitter admission that she performed for members of embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's family puts her on a select but growing list of top-flight entertainers who have done so.
Six weeks after welcoming their first son, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden -- along with their 21-month-old daughter Harlow -- are showing off the latest addition to their family, Sparrow James Midnight Madden.
He was lauded and ridiculed. He broke down barriers and built them around himself. He soared to heights unimaginable with his music, and he made the ignominious front page of gutter tabloids worldwide.
Bill James has told me -- more than once -- that if he had a Hall of Fame vote, he would probably vote for the maximum of 10 players every year, or as close to 10 as he could justifiably go. As he wrote: "I would always prefer to vote for 10, because if everyone votes for 10, only two or three will be elected. If people leave spaces empty the expectation goes down dramatically."
• Kim Kardashian, celebrating mom Kris Jenner's 53rd birthday at Michael Mina's XIV restaurant in West Hollywood
with an 11-course dinner and champagne. The reality stars marked the
occasion with 16 friends and family members, including Khloe and Kourtney. The group also enjoyed cake – and a
surprise visit from Lionel Richie, who was dining nearby and came
over to offer Jenner birthday greetings.
Nicole Richie's life of Beverly Hills privilege was what led her into a life of drugs as a teenager, she told Diane Sawyer in the third and final installment of the socialite's series of interviews, which aired Friday on 20/20.