Category: Los Angeles

Lupita Nyong’o wins best supporting actress Oscar for ’12 Years a Slave’

Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong’o accepts the award for best actress in a supporting role for “12 Years a Slave” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Nyong’o admits complexion was ‘obstacle’ in youth

Lupita Nyong'o

In this Jan. 18, 2014 file photo, Lupita Nyong’o accepts the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role for “12 Years a Slave,” at the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, file)

Chris Brown told to return to rehab for 2 months

Chris Brown

In this Feb. 3, 2014 file photo, R&B singer Chris Brown arrives at a Los Angeles Superior Court for a probation review hearing in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, file)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California judge ordered Chris Brown to remain in an anger-management rehab program and told the pop singer to return to court in two months.

LA newscaster apologizes for Black actor mix-up

This Dec. 1, 2008 file photo shows actor Samuel L. Jackson arriving at the American Cinematheque Award gala honoring him in Beverly Hills, Calif.    (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

This Dec. 1, 2008 file photo shows actor Samuel L. Jackson arriving at the American Cinematheque Award gala honoring him in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles newscaster apologized to Samuel L. Jackson on Monday for confusing him with fellow actor Laurence Fishburne during a live TV interview.

Oscar nominees arrive for annual luncheon

Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the 86th Oscars Nominees Luncheon, on Monday, Feb., 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Lupita Nyong’o arrives at the 86th Oscars Nominees Luncheon, on Monday, Feb., 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — From hairstylists to A-listers, more than 150 Oscar nominees gathered in sunny Beverly Hills on Monday to celebrate the joy of just being nominated at the motion picture academy’s annual nominees luncheon.

Jay Z’s Roc Nation holds court at private mansion

Willow Smith, left, and her brother Jaden Smith arrive at the Roc Nation 2014 Pre-Grammy Brunch Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Willow Smith, left, and her brother Jaden Smith arrive at the Roc Nation 2014 Pre-Grammy Brunch Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — If there is a lesson to take away from attending Jay Z’s super-exclusive pre-Grammy party, it’s simple — don’t come late.

Rita Moreno honored for lifetime achievement

Morgan Freeman, right, presents Rita Moreno with the Screen Actors Guild 50th Annual Life Achievement Award at the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)

Morgan Freeman, right, presents Rita Moreno with the Screen Actors Guild 50th Annual Life Achievement Award at the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP) 

’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘Best Man Holiday’ nab NAACP Image Awards nods

This image released by Universal Pictures shows, from left, Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau and Terrence Howard in a scene from "The Best Man Holiday." The film was nominated for an Image Award for best motion picture on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. The 45th NAACP Image Awards will be held on Feb. 22. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Michael Gibson)

This image released by Universal Pictures shows, from left, Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau and Terrence Howard in a scene from “The Best Man Holiday.” The film was nominated for an Image Award for best motion picture on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. The 45th NAACP Image Awards will be held on Feb. 22. (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Michael Gibson)