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Legendary Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dies at 82


Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Legendary fashion designer Oscar De La Renta passed away on Monday at the age of 82.A family member confirmed De La Renta's passing to ABC News. The designer had been diagnosed with cancer in 2006. De La Renta recently designed the wedding dress worn by Amal Alamuddin during her wedding to George Clooney.Born in the Dominican Republic in 1932, De La Renta left home at 18 to study painting in Madrid. It was there he developed a love of fashion

Brad Pitt on 'Pecking Order at Home' with Dame Angelina Jolie


ABC/Rick Rowell(NEW YORK) -- Angelina Jolie may be an honorary dame, but that doesn’t necessarily make her the boss at home.“Aaah, no,” Brad Pitt told Us Weekly with a laugh Sunday at the London premiere of his new film, Fury. “We have our own pecking order at home!”Pitt recalled the recent royal reception, in which the queen of England made Jolie a dame of the British Empire -- one of the highest honors awarded by Britain -- for raising global awareness of violence

Michael Bolton Finds New Fans in Starring in Commercials as Michael Bolton


ABC/Matt Brown(NEW YORK) -- Michael Bolton is back in the studio, not to record another passionate break-up song, but to lay down tracks for a new line of greeting cards.The ‘90s R&B icon who made us swoon with tear-jerking ballads like “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” has launched a second career as a celebrity pitchman, selling all kinds of things from e-cards to Starbursts and Hondas.The mullet is gone, but the pipes are as solid as ever. In all of his spots, Bolt

How Jake Gyllenhaal Lost 30 Pounds for Latest Movie "Nightcrawler"


Open Road Films(LOS ANGELES) -- Jake Gyllenhaal's latest movie Nightcrawler is due out at the end of the month and a Halloween release date is fitting since the actor's appearance in set photos could easily be categorized as "creepy."The Oscar-nominated actor takes on the role of Lou Bloom, a photographer who scours the night looking for horrific photos to get the most online traffic.To take on such a role, Gyllenhaal went to the extreme."I made a lot of choices physically," he told Entertai

Taylor Swift Reveals First Song on 1989: "Welcome to New York"


ABC/Richard Harbaugh(NEW YORK) -- Taylor Swift has revealed the first track on her new album. "The first song on 1989 is a song called 'Welcome to New York,'" she explained on Monday's Good Morning America.  "And I wanted to start the album with 'Welcome To New York' because New York has been an important landscape and location for the story of my life in the last couple of years," Taylor said.Written by Taylor and Ryan Tedder,"Welcome to New York" is available tonight at midni

"American Idol" Contestant Joanne Borgella Dies at 32


Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for BMI(LOS ANGELES) -- Former American Idol contestant Joanne Borgella died Saturday after battling cancer. She was 32.Borgella's family posted the news to her Facebook page on Saturday."With heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved Joanne," the message read wrote. "On Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:45AM, Joanne Borgella Ramirez was called by the Lord to heaven. At an early age, Joanne made a choice to serve and trust the Lord; an

Julia Roberts Honored at "Pretty Woman" Hotel for Humanitarian Work


ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) -- Julia Roberts was back at the iconic Regent Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles Friday night, where she famously filmed Pretty Woman 25 years ago.This time, however, the leading lady wasn't gracing the hotel to rendezvous with Richard Gere. Instead, she was accepting the Humanitarian Award from GLSEN, an organization that aims to prevent bullying against members of the LGBT community in schools.Before the 2014 GLSEN Respect Awards, Good Morning America sat down with R

Allison Williams Says Flying Lessons for "Peter Pan Live" Musical Are 'Fun' But


Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Allison Williams is well on her to flying into homes when she becomes Peter Pan for NBC's upcoming live musical production. Still, learning how to fly like a boy who never wants to grow up isn't easy.The Girls star, who began flying lessons in August, told People magazine that being airborne is "about as fun as you can imagine."Williams said the harness "becomes uncomfortable really quickly, but that first moment when you are lifted off the ground is

Former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Actor Arrested over Boise Hotel Disturbance


Paul Warner/Getty Images(BOISE, Idaho) -- Nicholas Brendon, an actor best known for his role as Xander Harris on TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, was arrested Friday night in Boise, Idaho, following an incident at a hotel.Boise police say witnesses had reported a disturbance in a hotel lobby. Officers who arrived at the scene say Brendon showed signs of intoxication and refused commands to stay seated while they tried to speak with witnesses.The 43-year-old actor was arrested for resisting and obs

"Glee's" Matthew Morrison Ties the Knot in Hawaii


Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company(LOS ANGELES) -- Glee star Matthew Morrison is officially off the market after tying the knot with his longtime girlfriend Saturday on the Hawaiian island of Maui, his rep tells People magazine.The rep says the 35-year-old actor and his fiancée, actress Renee Puente, 31, exchanged vows at an intimate ceremony in front of 50 friends and family members on a private estate on Maui's southwest shore.Morrison sported a custom Brooks Broth

Medical Examiner's Office Confirms Recovered Body Is Missing Actress


Charley Gallay/WireImage(SEATTLE) -- The King County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Friday that the body found in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, Washington, was that of missing actress Misty Upham.According to The Seattle Times, the medical examiner's office announced Upham died Oct. 5 -- the same day her family called police to report she was suicidal. They reported her missing the next day.The cause of death remains under investigation, but Upham's family believes she did not commit suicid

Letterman's Cue-Card Man Fired After Confrontation with Staff Writer


Brad Barket /Getty Images(NEW YORK) David Letterman is no longer taking his cues from Tony Mendez.Mendez, the longtime cue-card man for Letterman's Late Show who's a familiar face to viewers, has been fired after he physically confronted a staff writer.In an interview with the New York Post, the 69-year-old Mendez says he grabbed writer Bill Scheft by the shirt and "got my face in his face" during an altercation that occurred Oct. 9, before a taping of the CBS late-night program. He says he was

Jay Leno Receives Mark Twain Prize for American Humor


Jeff Riedel/NBC(WASHINGTON) -- Jay Leno was celebrated in Washington, D.C., Sunday night as this year's recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.The award is presented annually by the Kennedy Center in recognition of people "who have had an impact on American society in ways similar to" its namesake.The event featured appearances by Jerry Seinfeld, Seth Meyers, Chelsea Handler, Wanda Sykes, Garth Brooks, former Tonight Show bandleader Kevin Eubanks and Leno's Tonight Show successor,

Pitbull Serves as Guest Judge on Monday Night's "Dancing with the Stars"


ABC/Matt Brown(LOS ANGELES) -- Mr. Worldwide comes to Dancing with the Stars on Monday night.Not only will Pitbull perform his hit single, "Fireball," he'll also serve as guest judge alongside Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. The nine remaining couples will dance to a mix of his hits and favorite songs.The Pitbull-themed show comes one week after the stars temporarily switched pro partners. They're now back with their usual pros, but it may be too late for Michael Waltrip, who

"Fury" Takes Top Spot at Box Office in Its Opening Weekend


Sony / Columbia(LOS ANGELES) -- Fury topped the box office in its opening weekend, earning $23.5 million.The World War II film stars Brad Pitt as an army sergeant. It also features Shia LaBeouf, Scott Eastwood, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, and Jon Bernthal.The thriller Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck, fell to the number two spot this weekend, with $17.8 million.Here are the top ten films of the weekend according to boxofficemojo.com:1. Fury: $23.5 million2. Gone Girl: $17.8 million3. The Book of

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