Former Dutch queen Beatrix tests positive for coronavirus

THE HAGUE – Princess Beatrix, the 83-year-old former Dutch queen, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the royal house announced Saturday. In a statement, the royal house said Beatrix got tested after feeling “mild cold symptoms.” It said she is in isolation at home and abiding by rules for people who have tested positive. The … Read more

Kal Penn is set to play Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia in a biopic, according to Deadline

Kal Penn has signed on to star and produce a Hollywood movie about Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia, according to an exclusive report Thursday night by Deadline. Both Bhatia and Penn posted their reactions to the news on Instagram. “The Superfan is heading to Hollywood!!!” the Etobicoke-based car salesman posted. “I’m pinching myself. I have no … Read more

Taylor Swift sends Don McLean special note after smashing his record

Bye, bye Miss American Pie’s top slot — hello kind condolence gift. Last month, Taylor Swift’s 10-minute version of “All Too Well” beat out Don McLean’s eight-minute 1971 hit “American Pie (Parts I & II)” for the title of the longest song to ever top the Hot 100. This week, the 76-year-old former record-holder announced … Read more

Andrea Bocelli adds San Diego stop in 2022 tour

SAN DIEGO — World-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli has announced new U.S. tour dates, including a 2022 stop in San Diego. The new dates also include performances in San Jose, Austin, and Oklahoma City and are additions to Bocelli’s 21-city Believe North American Tour, his largest tour to date. Bocelli will perform alongside some of … Read more

Bay Area Music Icon Carlos Santana Undergoes Heart Procedure; Cancels December Shows

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP) — After suffering a weekend health scare, San Francisco native and Bay Area music icon Carlos Santana has successfully undergone a heart procedure and is canceling several Las Vegas shows planned for December. Santana took to social media to help end rumors about his health. READ MORE: New COVID Variant ‘Omicron’ … Read more

HBO was ‘concerned’ about ‘Sopranos’ star James Gandolfini ‘staying alive’

A new tell-all book about what went down behind the scenes at HBO is shedding some light on “Sopranos” star James Gandolfini’s health. “Tinderbox: HBO’s Ruthless Pursuit of New Frontiers,” written by journalist James Andrew Miller, dishes all the dirt on the iconic cable network. Former Time Warner chairman and CEO — and HBO head — … Read more

Square Enix Writers Explain Why They’ll Never Put The Coward Marlin Into A ‘Kingdom Hearts’ Game

Readers, get ready for some gaming insight, because the Square Enix writers behind the hit Kingdom Hearts series just gave us an exclusive interview about why they’ll never include the coward, Marlin the clownfish, in their game. “It’s always been our goal to integrate Disney and Pixar characters into the series in ways that are … Read more

Barbados bids farewell to British monarchy, becomes republic

Barbados has stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II as it shed another vestige of its colonial past and became a republic for the first time in history By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press November 30, 2021, 11:39 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Barbados … Read more