Moments after the explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, on Monday night, the singer's mother, Joan Grande, went into action and helped usher a number of fans backstage, ABC News has confirmed. Joan Grande was already heading backstage to see her daughter when she heard the explosion, which is being treated as a terror attack. Grande's mother was then able to help get the fans to safety, TMZ was first to report.
It's been just about a month into the release of Starz's new show "American Gods" and to say this series is unique is a major understatement. The show features actors including Emily Browning, Pablo Schreiber, Ian McShane, Gillian Anderson and Cloris Leachman in a modern take on the mythology of past and present gods, originally written as a book in 2001 by Neil Gaiman. In the series, McShane's Wednesday hires an ex-con Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle) to be the god's bodyguard, and along the duo's journey throughout the show, they run into some interesting characters.
Ten jurors have been selected from Allegheny County, Pennsylvania to hear testimony at Bill Cosby's criminal trial next month. Cosby, who faces 10 years in prison if he's convicted of sexual assault, has been present for both days of proceedings at the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh.
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot, the most powerful woman in the superhero world, said it’s “really, really magical” to play such a strong female on the big screen and to be an inspiration for girls and boys alike. “And we were strong.
Roger Moore, who starred in the iconic James Bond movie franchise in the 1970s and '80s, has died after a "short but brave battle with cancer," his children said. "With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today.
It was the party of the year when the world's most famous bridesmaid, Pippa Middleton, finally became the bride. Middleton, who became famous for the figure-hugging dress she wore at the 2011 wedding of her sister, Princess Kate, to Prince William, tied the knot Saturday. The wedding reception Saturday celebrating the marriage of Middleton, 33, and her husband, hedge fund millionaire James Matthews, was planned with military-like precision and executed under heavy security and secrecy.
For "Dancing With the Stars" finalist Rashad Jennings, this week's finale could be the biggest prize the NFL star has ever taken home. In an exclusive clip shared with ABC News, Jennings speaks to his partner Emma Slater about why this means so much to him and his mother. Jennings is one of three final pairings still alive when "DWTS" returns tonight for the finale.
Television personality Billy Bush said that the lewd exchange from 2005 between him and Donald Trump that was caught on tape and released during the 2016 presidential campaign brought his teenage daughter to tears. "There was a powerful moment — my now 16-year-old daughter called me ... and she was in tears," Bush, 45, told "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts in his first television interview since the tape was released. You know, don't worry,'" Bush said.
Five people - three white men and two white women - have been selected to sit on the jury for Bill Cosby's criminal trial next month in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. According to the Associated Press, two men said that although they or someone close to them has been a victim of sexual assault, they can still be fair. Cosby was present during the proceedings, which are taking place at the Allegheny County Courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh.
Princess Kate has recorded a heartfelt new public service announcement to kick off Children's Hospice Week in the U.K., and she got a little help from singer Ed Sheeran. Sheeran's song, "Lego House," is featured in the new video released today by Kensington Palace. Sheeran is an ambassador for East Anglia Children's Hospital (EACH), where Kate serves as royal patron.
Beyonce celebrated the highly anticipated arrival of her and husband Jay Z's twins with a push party. The Carter twins were feted Saturday with an African-inspired party, featuring lush African fabric tablecloths and kente cloth pillows. The party came to life thanks to animal print balloons and even the music of the late Nigerian artist Fela Kuti could be heard playing in a video posted by Bey's mother, Tina Knowles.
Priyanka Chopra is making her Hollywood movie debut in the new "Baywatch" film. The actress appeared live on "Good Morning America" today and admitted it was fun playing a villain. "I've played negative characters in my Indian films a couple of times but I think what was cool here was Victoria, my character was written for a guy, initially," Chopra told Robin Roberts.
Pippa Middleton's wedding today was attended by high-profile guests including her older sister, Princess Kate. Middleton, 33, donned a white gown designed by Giles Deacon at her wedding to James Matthews, a 41-year-old financier, at St. Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire. Kate, 35, dressed in pink, was photographed arranging the train of Middleton's gown as she entered the church.
Pippa Middleton tied the knot today with her nephew, Prince George, and niece, Princess Charlotte, by her side. George, who turns 4 in July, served as a pageboy at Middleton's wedding to financier James Matthews, while Charlotte, 2, served as a bridesmaid. The children's mother, Princess Kate, was seen guiding the bridal party out of a car and into St. Mark’s Church in Englefield, Berkshire.
David Hasselhoff played the iconic “Baywatch” character Mitch Buchannon for 11 years, but when he found out Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was taking over the role for the updated movie version, he knew he had to step up his fitness game to appear next to him on the big screen. “You can’t recreate an '80s television show.
If you haven't read "Secret Empire" issue 2, the this may be a good time to stop reading. In the latest issue of the series, which follows the exploits of Captain America (who is now running Hydra and has turned his back on much of his former Avengers teammates), fans may have gotten their first glimpse of positive things to come. Captain America's history was distorted by the Red Skull, who used a cosmic cube to change events dating back to his childhood and manipulate him into the loyal Hydra agent he is today.
Thomas' sister, Chyna Thomas, was killed in a car crash last month at the age of 22, just one day before his team, the Boston Celtics, was supposed to play against the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the NBA playoffs. "When it happened, I considered just going home and just calling it a season," Thomas told ABC News' T.J. Holmes. In the wake of the sudden tragedy, Thomas said he spoke to his family and close friends and ultimately decided to finish out the season, taking to the court the day following his sister's death.
On Thursday's "Scandal" two-hour finale, Olivia, Eli Pope and Fitz try to find Olivia's mother, Maya, who they think is looking to assassinate the new president, Mellie. After a failed effort, Olivia tells Mellie she's in jeopardy and that a public inauguration may be out of the question. Meanwhile the new gladiator squad -- Quinn, Charlie and Huck -- also are on the lookout for Liv's mother.
New photo of Princess Charlotte released before her 2nd birthdayKensington Palace confirmed that George, 3, will be a pageboy in the wedding while Charlotte, 2, will be a bridesmaid. Royal watchers predict it is more likely that Kate, 35, will be on the sidelines so that she does not upstage Middleton.
Prince William and Prince Harry celebrated 20 young people who best embody the ideals of their mother, the late Princess Diana, at an event today at St. James's Palace. The winners of the inaugural Legacy Award from the Diana Award charity were recognized for their contributions and acts of goodwill. The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry are presenting a new award on behalf of The @DianaAward at St. James's Palace today.
"Dancing With the Stars" finalist Normani Kordei has twisted her ankle, but is still doing her best preparing for next week's finale. In video obtained by ABC News, Val Chmerkovskiy lifts his partner Kordei up for a move and she comes down funny on her ankle. Kordei has been at the top of the leaderboard all season, and she is set to face off again Rashad Jennings and David Ross next week for the championship.
Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson called it “flattering” that people are taking seriously talk of a possible presidential run and said he thinks the support is fueled by a desire for “better leadership.”“I don't know if I would make a good president,” Johnson, 45, said in an interview that aired today on “Good Morning America.” “I know that I have a certain skill set and I think it's in that skill set that people see and that people would want me to run. ...
Pippa Middleton first became a household name when she stunned in a white bridesmaid dress at the 2011 wedding of her sister, Princess Kate, to Prince William. Middleton, 33, will again don white, this time as the bride, when she ties the knot with financier James Matthews, 41, on May 20. With the wedding just days away, details have begun to emerge about Middleton and Matthews’ big day.
"We have reviewed all reports relating to Tom Brady from the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultants and certified athletic trainer spotters who worked at Patriots’ home and away 2016 season games as well as club injury reports that were sent to the league office," an NFL spokesperson said in a statement. "There are no records that indicate that Mr. Brady suffered a head injury or concussion, or exhibited or complained of concussion symptoms," the statement added.
Original castmates Kyle MacLachlan (FBI Agent Dale Cooper), Kimmy Robertson (sheriff's office receptionist Lucy Moran) and Dana Ashbrook (bad boy Bobby Briggs), as well as newcomer Jim Belushi, stopped by "Good Morning America" today to discuss the remake, which remains top secret. "None of us have actually seen any footage, there's only a few select that have seen it--although we did tattoo the entire story on Jim Belushi's body," MacLachlan joked.