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Wyoming embraces Jeffree Star despite homophobia, his past

Aug. 28, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Jeffree Star is, inarguably, the biggest celebrity in Casper. The Youtuber-slash-makeup mogul first landed here in December, saying publicly he wanted to work on his autobiography. Videos and pictures of him exploring the state, eating at local...

At Cannes, Joanna Hogg's 'The Souvenir Part II' stands out

Jul. 11, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Joanna Hogg is sitting on a hotel balcony overlooking the Mediterranean, but what she'd really like to be doing is swimming in it. The night before, Hogg premiered her film “The Souvenir Part II” at the Cannes Film Festival. Sequels may be a...

Former CIA operative Enrique 'Ric' Prado writing memoir

Jun. 30, 2021 08:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former CIA operative known for his exploits everywhere from Miami to Nicaragua to Afghanistan has a book deal. Enrique “Ric” Prado's “Black Ops: The Life of a CIA Shadow Warrior” will come out next March. “A lot has been said about the CIA...

Elin Hilderbrand to retire from writing beach reads in 2024

Jun. 22, 2021 09:50 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Elin Hilderbrand, known as the queen of the beach read, plans to retire from writing novels in 2024. The best-selling author's latest book “Golden Girl" is her 27th book and is now available. Hilderbrand says she deliberately wants to quit while...

Will Smith opening up, releasing memoir 'Will' in November

Jun. 20, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith is ready to open up about his life story. Penguin Press announced Sunday that Smith will release his memoir called “Will” on Nov. 9. The actor-rapper shared a photo of the book’s cover art to more than 54 million of his followers on...