Philly comedian and actor Kevin Hart is in hot water.
Hart took to Instagram this past weekend to apologize to his pregnant wife and children amid an extortion attempt that went up to eight figures at one point and drew the attention of the FBI, according to TMZ. Read more »
L: Head chef Becca Craig, R: Co-owner Lily Fischer | Courtesy of Cake Life Bake Shop
ICYMI, Beyonce celebrated her birthday (a.k.a. “Bey Day”) in Philly this past weekend.
A lucky group of Made in America attendees got the chance to sing “Happy Birthday” with Jay-Z during the festival at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday – and an even smaller, luckier group of Philadelphians got the chance to bake her a cake. Read more »
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Do you feel a little more fabulous today than you did yesterday? Perhaps it’s because a Hollywood superstar has graced our city with his presence.
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Kendrick Lamar will bring “DAMN.” – a roving pop-up shop named after his latest album – to Philadelphia next week.
The rapper’s collection of hats, hoodies and T-shirts will take over UBIQ, a footwear and apparel boutique located at 1509 Walnut St., between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19th – the same day Lamar will perform at the Wells Fargo Center. Read more »
Thursday, July 6, 2017.
Today is Kevin Hart’s birthday. It’s also Philly’s first Official Kevin Hart Day.
Back in March, we told you that City Council deemed July 6th a holiday for the actor/comedian/”ambassador for the City of Philadelphia,” per City Councilman David Oh. Read more »
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With news that Chuck Barris has died, we delved into the archives to find this amusing interview that Barris did with former Philly Mag writer Richard Rys. Read more »
Ellen DeGeneres will apparently shut down Walnut Street on Wednesday afternoon. Read more »
You make it, we’ll buy it. | Images via iStock   
There are some people who become famous for their products (or infamous, like Doe Deere of Limecrime
, or Chaz Dean of Wen
). And then there are famous people who jump into the consumer goods world because, well, they can
. Slap a famous name on something and people eat it up. Case in point: George Foreman grills
. Would the world ever buy over 100 million units
of oversized panini presses if not for the famous boxer? I’ll be over here trying to figure out that mystery while George Foreman lives the lavish life on your dollar.
My point is, sometimes we are all suckers for a celebrity product, whether it’s a mini grill or, say, the Kylie Jenner lip gloss I’m currently obsessed with. There’s something about a name brand that makes you say “Wait…I need that,” and celebs are well aware. Regardless of whether we’re being taken advantage of, we still buy celeb products (though we hate to admit it). Here are the celebrity products we’re embarrassed to love: Read more »
Remember when nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities were leaked on the Internet back in 2014? Those photos were part of a massive celebrity photo hack known as The Fappening, and now the feds have identified a man from this area as one of the hackers behind it. Read more »
An antique shop in Beverly Hills is looking to unload a creepy looking Bill Cosby sculpture that it acquired from a wax museum in Belgium. The “Buy It Now” price for the “magnificent” life-size figure is $9,500. The sale was brought to the world’s attention thanks to comedian Neil Hamburger, who tweeted this to his 85,000 followers:
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